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Archives 03-05-2003

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THOMAS LEROY "TOM" COFFMAN
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas Leroy "Tom" Coffman, 69, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Okolona Cemetery with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Mr. Coffman died Thursday, Feb. 27 at V.A. Hospital in Nashville. He was a carpenter and an oil, gas, and water well driller. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Born July 22, 1933, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Jacob Conrad and Sarah Belle (Masters) Coffman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye (Smith) Stover Coffman; and a brother, J.C. Coffman.

Survivors include two sisters, Iris Dean Poindexter and Bobbie Jean White, both of Livingston; a special friend, Margaret Smith of Monroe; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends. Pallbearers were Jack Poindexter, Steve Winstead, Danny White, Raymond Colson, Tim Reagan, Frank Ward, Troy Ford, and Charles Parrott.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

LANDON OSBORNE "BUTCH" HAGY JR.
Funeral services for Mr. Landon Osborne "Butch" Hagy Jr., 59, of Newport, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 5, 2003, from the chapel of Manes Funeral Home in Newport. Burial will be in Union Cemetery with Father David Garrett officiating.

Mr. Hagy died Friday, Feb. 28 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice in Knoxville. He was a member of Episcopal Church of The Annunciation and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was educated at Virginia High School in Bristol, VA, and graduated from Belmont College with a degree in Business. His career included positions with First American National Bank of Nashville, First National Bank of Crossville, Union Bank & Trust of Livingston, and National Bank of Tennessee of Newport.

Born in Bristol, VA, he was the son of the late Landon Osborne and Carolyn (Huntsman) Hagy.

Survivors include his wife, Yvette G. Hagy of Newport; a son, Troy Lee Hagy of Omaho, NE; two daughters, Erika Leigh Hagy and Kelly Lynn Hagy, both of Newport; and a sister, Lee (Hagy) Cole of College Station, TX.

Special care provided by Manes Funeral Home. (C)

 

JIMMY LEDBETTER
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy Ledbetter, 67, of Crawford, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, 2002, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey. Burial was in Honey Springs Cemetery in Crawford with Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating.

Mr. Ledbetter died Friday, Feb. 28 at his home. He was a coal miner.

Born February 7, 1936, in Crawford, he was the son of the late Milburn and Beulah (Lowhorn) Ledbetter.

Survivors include three sisters, Linnie Chilton and Ninnie Key, both of Crawford, and Nell Jones of Monterey; and two brothers, Dewayne Ledbetter and Ernest Ledbetter, both of Monterey.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

ALICE FAYE LOOPER
Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Faye Looper, 58, of the Pleasant Shade Community of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Jimmy Dixon and Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mrs. Looper died Sunday, Feb. 16 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. She was a factory worker and a member of Highland Freewill Baptist Church.

Born July 27, 1944, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Cordell and Otis (Ledbetter) Speck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, A.B. Speck.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis Looper of the Pleasant Shade Community; three sisters, Kay Eldridge of Rickman, Mary Lou Boswell of Allred, and Gladys Bohannon of Livingston; two brothers, Cordell Speck Jr. of Rickman, and Cecil Speck of Livingston; a brother-in-law and four sisters-in-law, Braden and Violet Looper of Anderson, IN, Ina Speck of Nashville, Jonell Speck of Rickman, and Joyce Speck of Livingston; 12 nieces and nephews; and 28 great nieces and great nephews. Pallbearers were Ronnie Gore, Mark Speck, Joel Speck, James Speck, Richard Boswell, and Hoyt Looper.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

CLIO MABLE MOORE
Funeral services for Mrs. Clio Mable Moore, 80, of Sparta, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, from the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta. Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery in Putnam County with Harold Robinson officiating.

Mrs. Moore died Monday, Feb. 24 at Bethesda Health Care in Cookeville. She was a homemaker.

Born July 6, 1922, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Marion Thomas Welch and Josie Az. Whiteaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Charlie Eugene Moore; two sisters, Gladys Lenore Wilson, and Buncole Joyce Welch; and two brothers, Marion Thomas Welch and an infant brother.

Survivors include her husband, Charlie Moore of Sparta; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Roger Dale and Judy Moore of Sparta, and Harold David Moore of McMinnville; three daughters, Joyce Ruth Adcock, Mary Frances Nash, and Cynthia Ann McBride, all of Sparta; 14 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 11 great grandchilren; and 6 step-great grandchildren.

Special care provided by Thurman Funeral Home. (C)

 

DEMON NELSON
Funeral services for Mr. Demon Nelson, 80, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Danny Allen officiating.

Mr. Nelson died Monday, Feb. 24 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.

Born January 3, 1923, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Tom and Myrtle (Newberry) Nelson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mable (Cook) Nelson; a sister, Eunetta Bowman; and three brothers, Milo Nelson, John T. Nelson, and Elmer Nelson.

Survivors include two sisters and four brothers-in-law, Beulah and Grady Bilbrey of Cookeville, Daisy and Helton Hickey of Carlton, MI, and Jim Whittaker and Bill Whittaker, both of Monterey; and two brothers and four sisters-in-law, Z.L. Nelson and Kenneth and Margaret Sue Nelson, all of Cookeville, Betty King of Monterey, and Johnnie Mea Cook of Livingston.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

CHARLOTTE GRACE RAMSEY
Ms. Charlotte Grace Ramsey, 62, of Rickman, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She worked in the accounting department at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, IN.

Born July 28, 1940, in Evansville, she was the daughter of the late Hillas and Loyetta (Miller) Ramsey.

Survivors include two brothers, Louis Ramsey of the Swallows Chapel Community in Rickman and Tildon Ramsey of Dover Plains, NY.

No services have been planned at this time as the family chose cremation.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

MARY ELEASE WEBB
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Elease Webb, 90, of Rickman, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery with Rev. Comer McGuire and Rev. Marvin Saylors officiating.

Mrs. Webb died Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired Overton County school teacher and a member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

Born July 30, 1912, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and May Looper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James Howard Webb; and a brother, Cato Looper.

Survivors include her husband, Jim Webb of Rickman; five daughters and sons-in-law; Geraldine and Ernest Garrett of Livingston, Wyndoline and Harvey Farris and Marcia Ann and David Eldridge, all of Cookeville, and Betty Jo and Russ Owens and Sharon and Randy Sevier, all of Rickman; a brother, Largo Looper of the Dry Hollow Community; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and a great-great grandchild.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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