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Archives 07-02-2003

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SARAH ANN GORE
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah Ann Gore, 91, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Mark Loftis officiating.

Mrs. Gore died Friday, June 27 at NHC Healthcare in Cookeville. She worked for Chrysler Corporation in Detroit, MI, and was a member of Netherland Church of Christ.

Born May 25, 1912, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Leonard and Modelia (Booher) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Clyde Gore; four sisters, Auda Mae Carr, Florence Young (infant), Stella Jane Copeland, and Vic L. Ringley; and a brother, James Leonard Young.

Survivors include a daughter, Brenda J. (Gore) Keisling of Cookeville; two grandchildren, Bruce L. Keisling of Memphis and Stacey Arnold of Nashville; and four great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bob Robinson, Evan Loftis, Jim Baggerly, Calvin Bilbrey, and Larry Winningham.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

WILMA (WHITE) HOGUE
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma (White) Hogue, 76, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Gary Taylor and Rev. Jeremy Byrd officiating.

Mrs. Hogue died Monday, June 23 at St. Thomas Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Monroe Christian Church.

Born November 28, 1926, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Ermine and Vella (Garrett) White. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy Allred; and a brother, Carson White.

Survivors include her husband, Glenard Hogue of Livingston; a son, Gary Allred of Hendersonville; a daughter, Carolyn Curtis of Cookeville; a step-son, Mark Hogue of Livingston; a step-daughter, Marsha Deck of Livingston; two brothers, Eugene White of Hermitage and Kuel White of Livingston; a sister, Olamae Franklin of Connecticut; nine grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mitchell White, Mark White, Matthew White, Jacob Shipley, Stacey Dickerson, and Bob Patterson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JIM JOHNSON
Funeral services for Mr. Jim Johnson, 39, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mr. Johnson died Wednesday, June 11 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a roofer and affiliated with the Church of Christ.

Born August 22, 1963, in Overton County, he was the son of Grace (Davis) Johnson and the late Jim Floyd Johnson.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three brothers, Bobby Joe Johnson, Terry Wayne Johnson, and David Franklin Moore, all of Livingston; several half-sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

FRANCIS CHRISTINE LANCASTER
Funeral services for Mrs. Francis Christine Lancaster, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mrs. Lancaster died Saturday, June 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker and a member of First Baptist Church in Livingston.

Born April 2, 1917, in Smith County, she was the daughter of the late James and Virginia (Huewitt) Plumlee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Young; a sister; a brother; and a great grandson, Tyler Lancaster.

Survivors include her husband, Dan Lancaster of Livingston; two sons, Robert Lancaster and Charles Lancaster, both of Livingston; a brother, James Lancaster of Texas; five grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Steve Lancaster, David Lancaster, Jason Lancaster, Chris Lancaster, Rob Schoettle, and Drew Berta.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (G)

 

MABLE REED SHERRILL
Funeral services for Mrs. Mable Reed Sherrill, 91, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Winningham and Rev. Jeremy Byrd officiating.

Mrs. Sherrill died Wednesday, June 25 at Overton County Nursing Home. Retired from Overton County Nursing Home, she was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church in Monroe.

Born October 31, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Alice (Ferrill) Jackson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Wade Sherrill; a daughter, Lillian Colleen Gore; and a son, Larry Arnold Sherrill.

Survivors include a son, James Wade "Bud" Sherrill of Livingston; three daughters, Commell White of Livingston, Elizabeth Ann Scheving of Homossa, FL, and Nelberta Baker of West Chester, OH; 18 grandchildren; 40 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Todd Scheving, Rick Moles, Fred Sherrill, James Sherrill, Ronnie Sherrill, Miranda Sherrill, and Freddie Sherrill.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

ELSIE LEE STOVER
Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie Lee Stover, 85, of Lebanon and formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Stover Cemetery with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Mrs. Stover died Wednesday, June 25 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon. She was a homemaker and a member of Free Communion Church of Christ.

Born March 21, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Benton and Della (Garrett) Ledbetter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Stover; a son, Roy Stover; a sister, Delsie Dial; a brother, James Ledbetter; a granddaughter, Kimberly Stover; and a grandson, Rob Mann.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda Henson of Gainesboro and Betty Carr of Monroe; four sons, Junior Stover, Jerry Stover, Bobby Stover, and Georgie Stover, all of Livingston; a sister, Anna Ward of Dayton, OH; 9 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were James Reagan, Adam Walker, Eugene Dial, Mark Carr, Roger Harp, Jonathan Walker, and Dee Dial.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

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