Carl Ray Bilbrey
Funeral services for Mr. Carl Ray Bilbrey, 61, of Livingston, were
conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2002, from the chapel of
Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch and Rev. Keith Linder officiating.
Burial was in Cash Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge of
Mr. Bilbrey died Saturday, Sept. 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was a sawmill worker and of the Baptist faith.
Born September 9, 1941, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late James Overton and Carrie Lee (Dillion) Bilbrey. In addition
to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virgina Lee
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Johnny Bilbrey
and Billy Ray and Kimmie Lee Bilbrey, all of Livingston; a daughter
and son-in-law, Linda and Billy Murphy, Livingston; five brothers,
Harold Bilbrey, Hilham, Bobby Steve Bilbrey, Rickman, and Teddy
Roger Bilbrey, Glen Howard Bilbrey, and Thomas Randell Bilbrey,
all of Livingston; three sisters, Mary Catherine Smith, Livingston,
Margret Brown, Gainesboro, and Betty Davis, Cookeville; an aunt,
Pauline Bilbrey; three grandsons; and one step granddaughter.
Pallbearers were Bruce Dixon, Adam Daniels, Randall Stamps, Shane
Breeding, Phillip Murphy, and Jonathan Fisher.
Charles Leon Cravens
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Leon Cravens, 66, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Daily officiating. Burial
was in Holly Springs Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Cravens died Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Kindred Hospital in Chattanooga.
He was a masonary worker and affiliated with the Church of Christ.
Born December 23, 1935, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late Clester and Illa (Savage) Cravens.
Survivors include a step-son, Tim Walker, Allons; three stepdaughters,
Janice Ledbetter, Timothy Community, Sharon Hogue, Allons, and Diann
Walker, Livingston; two brothers, Bobby Cravens, Rickman, and Bennie
Cravens, Anderson, IN; a sister, Clara Johnson, Scottsville, KY;
and former wife, Jimmie Cravens, Allons.
Pallbearers were Billy Johnson, Larry Johnson, Jimmie Johnson,
Bobby Cravens, Jamie Cravens, and David Cravens.
Gilbert Earl Evans
Funeral services for Mr. Gilbert Earl Evans, 78, of Byrdstown, were
conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, from the chapel of
Crestlawn Funeral Home in Byrdstown with Randy Tompkins officiating.
Burial, with military honors, was in Edgefield Cemetery. Crestlawn
Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Evans died Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was a carpenter and served in the United States Navy as Seaman,
First Class, during WWII. He was a member of Byrdstown First Christian
Born August 9, 1924, he was the son of the late Fox and Dona Mae
Lee Evans. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death
by an infant son; an infant sister; and an infant grandson.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Evans, Byrdstown; two daughters
and a son-in-law, Judy E. Lee, Pall Mall, and Glenda and Richard
Fout, Knoxville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard and Cassie
Evans, Monroe, and Nelson Wayne Evans, Byrdstown; seven grandchildren;
and four great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Allen Lee, Martin Evans, Nathaniel Fout, Daniel
Fout, Jody Evans, and John Harlan Lee.
Caddie Reba Hunter
Funeral services for Mrs. Caddie Reba Hunter, 88, of Rickman, were
conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2002, from Zion Hill United
Methodist Church. Burial was in Hunter Cove Cemetery with Rickman-Hall
Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Hunter died Thursday, Sept. 19 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born December 10, 1913, in Allons, she was the daughter of the
late J.Y. Spicer Sr. and Florence Simms Spicer.
Survivors include her husband, Haskell Clyde Hunter, Rickman; three
sons, Glenn Hunter, Gallant, AL, Dwane Hunter, Hendersonville, and
Larry Hunter, Lebanon; a daughter, Joyace Jackson, Columbia, SC;
a sister, Lois Defazio, Overpark, KS; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great
grandchildren. Pallbearers were Brian Hunter, Jon Hunter, Michael
Hunter, Steve Pickett, John Ward, Ethan Jackson, and Devin Kennemore.
Sarah Ann Kyle
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Ann Kyle, 88, of Hilham, were conducted
at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, from the chapel of Upton Funeral
Home in Celina with Marlon Winning-ham officiating. Burial was in
Fellowship Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Kyle died Sunday, Sept. 29 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a homemaker and affiliated with the Church of Christ.
Born October 13, 1913, in Willow Grove, she was the daughter of
the late Jim and Sally (Worley) Jackson. In addition to her parents,
she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Kyle.
Survivors include three sons, R.E. Kyle, Hilham, Jack Kyle, Americas,
GA, and Houston Kyle, Celina; a daughter, Sally Davis, Hilham; 11
grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.
William Bruce Langford
Funeral services for Mr. William Bruce Langford, 41, of Watertown,
will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, from
the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating.
Burial will be in Eckels Cemetery with Speck Funeral Home in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Langford died Sunday, Sept. 29 at University Medical Center
in Lebanon. He was a welder and affiliated with the Baptist faith.
Born November 2, 1960, in Indianapolis, IN, he was the son of Nancy
Louise (Matthews) Langford Ramsey of Watertown and the late William
C. Langford. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death
by a sister, Virginia Lou Langford.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother Edward
Langford; and three sisters, Elaine Hammock, Gainesboro, Willa Himes,
Watertown, and Katherine Evitts, Ridgetop.
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth McDonald, 78, of Crossville, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, from the chapel of Bilbrey
Funeral Home in Crossville with Rev. Danny Bell and Rev. Jerry Randall
officiating. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery with Bilbrey Funeral
Home in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. McDonald died Thursday, Sept. 26 at his home. He was a member
of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Born May 13, 1924, in Cumberland County, he was the son of the
late Enos and Ada (Fowler) McDonald.
Survivors include his wife, Mazelle (Lowe) McDonald, Crossville;
four daughters, Shirley Stone, Stockbridge, GA, Phylis McLeroy,
Nashville, Janice Crabtree, Crossville, and Debbie Woody, Kingston;
a son, Gary McDonald, Kingsport; a brother, Kermit McDonald, Crossville;
two sisters, Mavis Norrod and Avis McDonald, both of Livingston;
and four grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. J.B. Peek, 79, of Livingston, were conducted
at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, from the chapel of Livingston
Funeral Home with Bro. A.J. Looper and Bro. Nolen Cantrell officiating.
Burial was in Carter Bilbrey Cemetery with Livingston Funeral Home
in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Peek died Thursday, Sept. 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a construction worker and of the Baptist faith.
Born January 31, 1923, in Putnam County, he was the son of the
late Irvin and Sytha Lee (Warren) Peek. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joetta Smith; a son, Randy
Peek; four brothers, Tilmon Peek, Junior Peek, Clyde Peek, and Charlie
Peek; and two sisters, Nettie Dillon and Ruby Crabtree.
Survivors include his wife, Dolly (Walker) Peek, Livingston; five
daughters, Kathy Langford and Irene Flowers, both of Livingston,
Betty Sue Matthews, Rickman, and Carolyn Vanover and Darlene Pile,
both of Kentucky; seven sons, Charles Peek, Rickman, Wayne Peek,
Livingston, Harold Peek, Monroe, and Bill Peek, Roy Peek, Bobby
Peek, and Donnie Peek, all of Kentucky; a sister, Willette Shults,
Detroit, MI; 35 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Ralph Peek, Roger Sidwell, LeRoy Vanover, Troy
Vanover, Doug Peek, and Roy Lynn Peek.
Elizabeth Ross Pullias
Memorial services for Mrs. Elizabeth Ross Pullias, 91, of Livingston,
were conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, from the chapel
of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Nolen Cantrell officiating.
Burial services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Green Hill
Cemetery. Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Pullias died Saturday, Sept. 28 at Overton County Nursing
Home. She was an executive secretary and a member of the Tulip Street
Methodist Church in Nashville.
Born June 28, 1922, in New Orleans, LA, she was the daughter of
the late Allen Henson and Annie E. (Ross) Beal. In addition to her
parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Horace
Pullias Sr.; a daughter, Juanita Chilton; a brother, Frank Ross;
and a sister, Mary Ross.
Survivors include a stepdaughter, Joyce Beal Allison, Lebanon;
and special friends, Lucille Crabtree Reagan and Sonya Nivens, both
of Livingston, and Mitize Johnson, Monroe.
Billy Millard Westmoreland
Funeral services for Mr. Billy Millard Westmoreland, 65, of Celina,
will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, from Celina
Church of Christ with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Burial will
be in Fitzgerald Cemetery with Upton Funeral Home of Celina in charge
of the arrangements.
Mr. Westmoreland died Monday, Sept. 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He attended college and was a professional fisherman in
the TV media. He was inducted into Fresh Water Fisherman Hall of
Fame and affiliated with the Church of Christ.
Born June 3, 1937, in Celina, he was the son of the late Irene
Poindexter and Lester Westmoreland.
Survivors include his wife, Jane (Sutton) Westmoreland, Celina;
a step-daughter, Penny Robinson, Boston, MA; a brother, Bobby Westmoreland,
Celina; and a sister, Shirley Nelson, Alamo, CA.
Richard Anderson Winningham
Funeral services for Mr. Richard Anderson Winningham, 63, of Anderson,
IN, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, from the
chapel of Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service in Anderson. Burial will
be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery with Rozelle-Johnson Funeral
Service in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Winningham died Monday, Sept. 30 at his home. He was a tool
and dye maker for Guide Corporation of General Motors for 36 years.
He was a member of the AMVETS Brian Simpson Post and UAW 663, ABA.
Born June 25, 1939, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late
Lester Sr. and Ruby (Maxfield) Winningham. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a sister, Pheonicia Winningham; a father-in-law,
Robert A. Renner; and a brother-in-law, Joseph R. Renner.
Survivors include his wife, Janie (Renner) Winningham, Anderson;
children and spouses, Kristi and Guy Griffin, and Kimela Roberts,
all of Paris, IL, Gregory Britt and Anita Winningham, Marshall,
IL, Melissa and Berry Bagg, Middletown, IN, Pamela and Mike Harrison,
Huntington, IN, Patricia and Monty Foust, Pendleton, IN, and Chris
Broshar, Syracuse, IN; identical twin brother, Roger Winningham,
Livingston; three other brothers and two sisters-in-law, Hosea and
Ann Winningham and Lester Winningham Jr., all of Livingston, and
Clester and Suzanne Winningham, Tulla-homa; mother-in-law, Virginia
Renner; sister-in-law, Kim Renner; 18 grandchildren; several nieces
and nephews; and two great nephews.
Overton County News
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