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Archives 04-16-2003

Obituaries

 

EVELYN CHRISTINE BUTRUM
Memorial services for Evelyn Christine Butrum, 57, of Livingston and formerly of Alexandria, IN, will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2003, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial was in Memorial Park in Anderson, IN.

Mrs. Butrum died Saturday, April 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center due to injuries sustained in an auto accident. She graduated cum laude at Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She was a retired social worker and attended Swallows Chapel Full Gospel Church.

Born July 27, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Beatrice (Hodson) Rushton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Rushton.

Survivors include three sons, Kevin Vaughn and wife, Kayleene, of Anderson, Kreg Vaughn and wife, Penny, of Cookeville, and Scott Butrum and wife, Dawn, of Danville, IN; a daughter, Christine Vaughn of Livingston; a brother, Orville Rushton and wife, Nancy, of Anderson; two sisters, Phyllis Harless and husband, Jack, and Helen Flowers and husband, Hoy, all of Anderson; and seven grandchildren.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

ROBERTA ODELL CURTIS
Funeral services for Mrs. Roberta Odell Curtis, 83, of Cookeville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2003, from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home. Burial was in Algood City Cemetery with Rev. Larry Self Sr. officiating.

Mrs. Curtis died Friday, April 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a retired seamstress with Cookeville Shirt Factory and of the Baptist faith.

Born July 27, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Byrd and Cora (Bilbrey) Gore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paskell Curtis; an infant daughter, Marie; and four brothers.

Survivors include four daughters, Virginia Poston and Frances Price, both of Algood, Marcella Hawkins of Cookeville, and Betty Jo Hall of Bloomington Springs; a brother, Horace Gore of Carthage; a sister, Birdie Jackson of Livingston; eight grandchildren, Michael Poston, David Price, Shannon Price-Herron, Joshua Hawkins, Samantha Hawkins, Michelle Self, Amy Gentry, and Shelia Davis; and eight great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mark Herron, Larry Self Jr., Jimmy Robinson, Billy Davis, Mike Sullivan, Tommy Rooker, and Eddy Gentry.

Special care provided by Dyer Funeral Home. (C)

 

JERRY BRUCE MAYNORD
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Bruce Maynord, 51, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Hunter-Cove Cemetery with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Mr. Maynord died Thursday, April 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer and of the Baptist faith.

Born January 11, 1952, in Overton County, he was the son of Void and Thelma (Bilbrey) Maynord of Livingston. He was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Maynord; and two brothers, Roger Maynord and infant Kenneth Maynord.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a daughter, Michelle Huff and husband, Brad, of Clarksville; a son, Adam Maynord and special friend, Heather Boswell, both of Livingston; a sister, Jonesetta Johnson of Livingston; two brothers, Larry Maynord and Durell Maynord, both of Livingston; two grandchildren; and a very special friend, Pansy Brown of Livingston. Pallbearers were David Cole, Doug Maynord, Barry Johnson, Rick Bowman, Eric Dillon, and Mitch Williams.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

VIOLET (SHAVER) QUALLS
Funeral services for Mrs. Violet (Shaver) Qualls, 81, of Spring Creek in Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2003, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home. Burial was in Algood City Cemetery with Billy Ray Matheney officiating.

Mrs. Qualls died Monday, April 7 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born December 10, 1921, in Brotherton, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell J. and Ada T. (Hancock) Shaver. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Horace Shaver.

Survivors include her husband, Haskell "Hack" Qualls of Cookeville; three sisters, Bertha Gragg of Cookeville, Cleo Southland of Yorktown, IN, and Lucille Ferrill of Livingston; a brother, Orley Shaver of Warner Robins, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers were Joe West, Raymond Tallent, Donnie Southland, Bill Barnes, Ed Shaver, Robert Cooper, and Daryl Cooper.

Special care provided by Rickman-Hall Funeral Home. (C)

 

AUDRA HAZEL SMITH
Funeral services for Mrs. Audra Hazel Smith, 73, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Short officiating.

Mrs. Smith died Tuesday, April 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife.

Born August 1, 1929, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Rosie Mae (Sells) Gunter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Smith; a son, James Smith; and two grandchildren, Angela and Jamie.

Survivors include a son, Ricky Smith of Monroe; two daughters, Helen Brunson of Adair-ville, KY, and Barbara Vaughn of Monroe; 5 grandchildren, Kevin, Robin, Tracy, Lisa, and Steve; and 10 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Willard Mansell, Steve Mansell, Johnny Shane Mansell, Toby Peterman, Billy Atkins, and Rick Vaughn.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

NOVA G. SMITH
Funeral services for Mrs. Nova G. Smith, 102, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Wirmingham Cemetery with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating.

Mrs. Smith died Tuesday, April 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Wirmingham Church of Christ.

Born June 26, 1900, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Hampton and Mary (Smith) Daniels. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Allard Smith; three children, Robert Junior Smith, Dinzle Smith, and Beatrice Rovani; and brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Cleatrice Wehrli and husband, Leonard, of Philadelphia, PA, and Alfrieda Smith of Monroe; four sons, Lonzo Smith and wife, Linda, Allard Smith and wife, Bonza, and Bethel Smith and wife, Emogene, all of Monroe, and R.D. Smith and wife, Cathy, of Brownsville, NJ; a half-brother, Orville Daniels of Rickman; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Gary Smith, Ronnie Smith, Randy Smith, Billy Smith, Hershel Smith, and Ronnie Floyd Smith.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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