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Archives 01-08-2003

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EDITH MARIE DALTON
Graveside services for Miss Edith Marie Dalton, 79, of Nashville, and formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, from Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Craig Green officiating.

Miss Dalton died Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Summit Medical Center. She was a factory worker and of the Methodist faith.

Born January 9, 1923, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Westley and Beulah K. (Williford) Dalton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Dulaney; and a brother, Joe W. Dalton.

Survivors include three sisters, Gladys Vanderver of Akron, OH, Opal Moredock of Sevierville, and Frances Green of Canton, GA.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JONATHON TROY DANIELS
Funeral services for Private First Class Jonathan Troy Daniels, 18, of Fort Knox, KY, and formerly of the Flatt Creek Community, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Daniels Family Cemetery with Bro. Doyle Bowen officiating.

Mr. Daniels died Thursday, Jan. 2 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a soldier in the United States Army and of the Church of Christ faith.

Born February 27, 1984, in Overton County, he was the son of John and Mary (Boles) Daniels of the Flatt Creek Community.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a son, Austin David Crabtree of Hilham; a brother, Richard Daniels of Rockwood; two sisters, Patricia Gentry of Gainesboro and Teresa Dixon of Livingston; eight nieces; and three nephews.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

EVELYN M. FERGUSON
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn M. Ferguson, 83, of Aledo, IL, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, from the chapel of Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial was in Corns Cemetery in Perryton Township Mercer County, IL, with Rev. Robert Stoner, her son, officiating.

Mrs. Ferguson died Saturday, Jan. 4 at Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo. She received her education from the Black Oak School and attended Viola High School. She was employed in the kitchen of the Mercer County Hospital for more than 20 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of the Aledo First Baptist Church and its Women's Organizations, the Mercer County Senior CitizenŐs Center, AARP, and the Sunshine Circle. She married Herschel Stoner in 1938 and later married Willard Ferguson on September 2, 1977, in New Boston, IL.

Born February 23, 1919, in Perryton Township Mercer County, she was the daughter of the late Fred A. and Ruth E. (Sproston) Williams. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard Ferguson, and two sisters.

Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Bertha Stoner of Livingston and Raymond and Mary Stoner of Peoria, IL; seven sisters, Leona Maynard, Mildred Pratt, Letha Fisher, Pauline Riley and Dorothy Cooper, all of Aledo, Shirley Schultz of Silvis, IL, and Patty Ryan of Metamora, IL; five brothers, Richard Williams, Willard Williams, and Leonard Williams, all of Aledo, Melvin Williams of Arizona, and Everett Williams of Boise, ID; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Mercer County Nursing Home in care of Fippinger Funeral Home, 401 South College Ave., Aledo, IL 61231.

Special care provided by Fippinger Funeral Home. (C)

 

LIZA BROWN LEVAN
Funeral services for Mrs. Liza (Brown) Levan, 89, of Rossville, GA, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Miller Cemetery with Bro. Damon Corley officiating.

Mrs. Levan died Friday, Jan. 3 at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. She was a homemaker and a member of Allons Baptist Church.

Born September 22, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Sofrona Viola (Ferrell) Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry D. Levan; two brothers, Walter Lawrence and Charlie Brown; and a sister, Bertha Huckeby.

Survivors include a son, John Levan of Winchester; two daughters, Kathleen Peterman of Rossville, GA, and Margaret Painter of Cuyhoga Falls, OH; 8 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jeff Levan, Gary Peterman, Billy Heming, Mike Painter, Steve Painter, and John Painter.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

BEULAH E. MOORE
Funeral services for Mrs. Buelah E. Moore, 94, of Anderson, IN, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, from the chapel of Brown, Butz, Diedring Funeral Home in Anderson. Burial was in Anderson Memorial Park with Jerry Scott officiating.

Mrs. Moore died Friday, Jan. 3 at her home. She was a nanny for area families for more than 30 years. She held memberships in the Madison County Triad and Senior Link Program, and was affiliated with the Church of Christ.

Born January 30, 1908, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Avo Ayers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Moore; six sisters; and one brother.

Survivors include a daughter, Patty Hamilton of Anderson; a step-daughter and her husband, Mariam and Palmer Smith of Lake Wales, FL; a sister, Ollie Geiger of Anderson; 10 step-grandchildren; four nieces, Joyce Scott and husband Glenn, Georgiana Yahn, and Jean Forry, all of Anderson, and Phyllis Humphries of Alexandria, IN; a nephew, Larry Geiger and wife Teri of Port Orange, FL; a cousin, Milton Ayers of Anderson; and several other nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army.

Special care provided by Brown, Butz, Diedring Funeral Home. (C)

 

ROSA NELL PETERMAN
Funeral services for Mrs. Rosa Nell Peterman, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Miller Cemetery with Rev. Larry Thomas and Rev. Jerry Buck officiating.

Mrs. Peterman died Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was the former owner of West End Footwear and a member of Livingston Church of God.

Born January 29, 1935, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Alpha Ferrell. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dolphus Davis.

Survivors include three sons, Roy Davis of Monroe and Larry Davis and Randy Davis, both of Indianapolis, IN; two daughters, Carolyn Dickson of Indianapolis and Diane Watkins of Livingston; a brother, Joe Ferrell of Hamilton, OH; a sister, Susan Buck of Livingston; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

SHERLIE A. WINNINGHAM
Funeral services for Mr. Sherlie A. Winningham, 81, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Bel Air Memorial Gardens in Bel Air, MD, with Dr. David Moore and Rev. Dee Ledford officiating.

Mr. Winningham died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Overton County Nursing Home. He was retired from the railroad industry, having worked for Bethlehem Steel. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army and a member of Monroe Christian Church.

Born September 18, 1921, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Sam and Cova (Allred) Winningham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Mildred (Deigart) Winningham and Frances (Scott) Winning-ham; a sister, Lyndell Arney; and two brothers, Norman Winningham and Willard Winningham.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Martin of Joppatown, MD; two brothers, Artis Winningham of Crossville and Kenneth Winningham of Livingston; and grandchildren, Scott and Dawn Martin and Heather Martin.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

EDWARD J. YURKANIN
Funeral services for Mr. Edward J. Yurkanin, 85, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial, with military service performed by the Honor Guard of James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062, was in Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Tom Halliburton officiating.

Mr. Yurkanin died Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Overton County Nursing Home. He was an electrical engineer and a United States Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, and First United Methodist Church.

Born October 13, 1917, in Ashley, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew and Mary E. (Matthews) Yurkanin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Dolores (Langford) Yurkanin.

Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Mary Yurkanin of Maui, HI, Stella Eldridge of Livingston, and Flo Langford of Dearborn, MI; two nephews, Joseph Yurkanin of Maui and Jack Demyan of Baltimore, MD; four other nephews; two nieces; and several great nieces and great nephews.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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