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Archives 05-14-2003

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HEZZIE LEE CRABTREE
Funeral services for Mr. Hezzie Lee Crabtree, 71, of Celina, were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 7, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Mr. Crabtree died Saturday, May 3 at his residence. He was a factory employee at Sporting Goods and Novelties.

Born February 22, 1932, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Jim and Stella (Thomas) Crabtree. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Kelsie Crabtree; and three sisters, Olene Ledbetter, Laura Maynard, and Dorothy Ledbetter.

Survivors include three sons, Joey Crabtree and wife, Wanda, of Smithville, Jackie Crabtree, and Shane Crabtree, both of Celina; a sister, Joyce Neal of Livingston; three brothers, Willie Crabtree of Livingston, Durell Crabtree of Springfield, and Don L. Crabtree of McMinnville; three grandchildren, Cory Crabtree, Mandy Stanley, and James Allen Crabtree; a great grandchild, Christopher Crabtree; and nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Pallbearers were David Crabtree, Cory Crabtree, Michael Stanley, Tom Neal, Edwin Maynord, and Kenneth Denton.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

JOHN LEWIS NEAL
Funeral services for Mr. John Lewis Neal, 67, of Watertown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Miller Cemetery with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Mr. Neal died Saturday, May 3 at Mariner Health Care Center in Lebanon. He was a brick layer.

Born January 9, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Clyde and Della (Allred) Neal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Douglas and Robert Neal; and a sister, Colleen Culver.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda (Walker) Neal of Watertown; two daughters, Debbie Key of Livingston and Sandy Crane of Spencer; three step-sons, Larry Tomlin, Chris Tomlin, and Kenneth Tomlin, all of Lebanon; three sisters, Judy Boles and Mary Ann Lawson, both of Livingston, and Betty Ware of Cookeville; five brothers, Willie D. Neal of Lebanon, Lois Neal and Terry Neal, both of Livingston, Billy Neal of Springfield, and William Human of Moss; four grandchildren; a step-grandchild; and a special nephew and wife, Frankie and Tresa Neal.

Pallbearers were Larry Neal, Jamie Neal, Kurt Ledbetter, Chris Tomlin, Larry Tomlin, and Kenny Tomlin. Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

RUBY VIRGINIA (BRADY) RECTOR NORROD
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Virginia (Brady) Rector Norrod, 69, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Allons Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Wesley Jarrett officiating.

Mrs. Norrod died Tuesday, May 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a caregiver, a factory employee, and a member of Allen's Chapel Church.

Born July 11, 1933, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Quitman and Belle (Hawkins) Brady. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Arthur Rector; a daughter, Katherine Rector; a son, Danny Rector; and two brothers, Vernest Brady and Paul Brady.

Survivors include her husband, Ted Norrod of Livingston; a daughter, Debbie Scantland of Gainesboro; two sons, Steve Rector and Tim Rector, both of Livingston; a brother, Carl Brady of Livingston; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and other family members and friends. Pallbearers were Eric May-nord, Steve Rector, Jackie Watkins, Dewayne Jarrett, Doug Rector, and Randy Norrod.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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