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Archives 07-23-2003

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EULA (BROWN) COFFMAN
Funeral services for Mrs. Eula (Brown) Coffman, 88, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2003, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville. Burial was in Old Union Cemetery with Bro. Jim Blanken-ship and Bro. Steve Reeder officiating.

Mrs. Coffman died Saturday, July 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker.

Born March 15, 1915, in Hilham, she was the daughter of the late James M. and Ellie Isabell (Gaw) Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lee Coffman; four brothers, Rayford Brown, Herbert Brown, Rady Brown, and an infant; and two sisters, Isma Brown and Fannie Myrtle Brown.

Survivors include a son, William D. Coffman of Cookeville; two daughters, Reba McNeal and husband, Clifford, and Marie Coffman, all of Cookeville; a brother, Haskell Brown of Celina; five sisters, Auda Abney, Vula Daniels, and Zella Daniels, all of Lebanon, Bessie Thomas of Alexandria, and Anna Sherrills of Gallatin; two grandchildren and their spouses, Rick and Sharon McNeal and Donna and Greg Werner; and two great grandchildren, Brad McNeal and Carrie Beth McNeal.

Mrs. CoffmanÕs family and friends served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

CLYDE RAY HUFFER JR.
Memorial services for Mr. Clyde Ray Huffer Jr., 52, of Algood, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Mr. Huffer died Sunday, July 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a carpenter and a member of the NRA.

Born August 1, 1950, in Putnam County, he was the son of Linnie Mae (Spicer) Huffer of St. Petersburg, FL, and the late Clyde Ray Huffer.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Christopher Ray Huffer of Orlando, FL; a brother, Michael Huffer of St. Petersburg; and a sister, Rena Buswell of Tampa, FL.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

BERTHA W. LITTLE
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha W. Little, 87, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mrs. Little died Friday, July 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a housewife and a member of the Assembly of God.

Born April 1, 1916, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Cora (Cooper) Wright. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Owen Little.

Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Eldridge and husband, Arnold, of Algood; a sister, Willa Wright of Livingston; a granddaughter, Barbara Nelson and husband, Mike, of Algood; a great granddaughter, Angela Beth Nelson of Algood; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Denny Chilton, Billy Chilton, Ricky Chilton, Bobby Chilton, Mike Nelson, Larry Eldridge, Drew Stratton, and Jamie Bowman.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

EVELYN RUTH MASTERS
Memorial services for Ms. Evelyn Ruth Masters, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. Aron Dillon officiating.

Ms. Masters died Monday, July 14 in Nashville. She was involved in business management.

Born September 3, 1935, in Battle Creek, MI, she was the daughter of the late John Haskel and Evelyn (Crane) Smith.

Survivors include a son, John Deluca of Nashville; three daughters, Denise Roach and Sandra Burnham, both of Kalamazoo, MI, and Connie Lehmer of Clearwater, FL; seven granchildren, Rebecca Jones, Shirley Tironi, Bradley Roach, Robbie Burnham, Angela Burnham, Mason Deluca, and Amy Deluca; five great grandchildren; and a cousin, Paul Ledbetter of Livingston.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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