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Archives 09-17-2003

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EFFIE COLEMAN
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Coleman, 75, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September 9, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Falling Springs Cemetery with Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating.

Mrs. Coleman died Sunday, September 7 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a housewife and a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Livingston.

Born September 16, 1927, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Cordell and Dewey (Cooper) Hargis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Hargis and Jay Hargis; two sisters, Hester Murphy and Josephine Hargis; and her first husband, Robert Murphy.

Survivors include three daughters, Ruby Leslie and her husband, Keith, of Livingston, Sue Ledbetter and her husband, Glenn, of Allred, and Linda Olmsread of Jamestown; two sons, Freddy Murphy and his wife, Michelle, of Allred, and Richard Murphy and his wife, Gail, of Livingston; 11 grandchildren; and 5 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Greg Phillips, James Murphy, Darren Murphy, Roger Hargis, Junior Hargis, and Anthony Murphy.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Mark Murphy, Keith Murphy, Randy Murphy, Johnny Murphy, and Jamie Valentine.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

SHANE ENGLAND
Funeral services for Mr. Shane England, 30, of Crossville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, September 12, 2003, at Mt. Union Missionary Baptist Church in Clarkrange.

Burial was in Campground Cemetery in Clarkrange, with Rev. Ronnie Swallows and Johnny Bertram officiating.

Mr. England died Monday, September 8 in Cookeville. He was a contruction worker.

Born March 28, 1973, in Portland, IN, he was the son of Rev. Billy and Betty Louise (Brown) England of Crossville. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rev. Clayton Olmus and Flossie Mae England; and a nephew, Brandon Noel England.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two children, Matthew England and Megan England, both of Cookeville; maternal grandparents, Virgle and Hessie Brown of Greenfield, IN; five brothers, Kemmy Joe England and Jamie Noel England, both of Crossville, Clayton Jimmy England and Richard Paul England, both of Indianapolis, IN, and Troy Dewayne England of Crawford; 15 nephews and nieces; 7 aunts and uncles; and 2 special friends, William Burks and Tracy Burks.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home in Monterey. (C)

 

DONALD EDWARD GREENWOOD
Funeral services for Mr. Donald Edward Greenwood, 54, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery with Rev. Nolen Cantrell officiating.

Mr. Greenwood died Tuesday, September 9 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a carpenter and served in the United States Army during the Vietnam era.

Born January 14, 1949, in Overton County, he was the son of Clovis Greenwood of Hilham and the late Christine (Fletcher) Greenwood Thurman.

Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Betty (Matheney) Greenwood of Livingston; two daughters, Donna (Greenwood) Reagan of Old Hickory and Erica Greenwood of Cookeville; a son, Tyler Greenwood of Livingston; five sisters, Zora Boswell of Cookeville, Linda Winton of Alpine, Sandy Calfee of Rickman, Shelia Ramsey of Livingston, and Wendy Stainbrook of Hilham; and a granddaughter, Tierra Ralston.

Pallbearers were James Greenwood, Wayne Prater, Randal Thompson, Jeff Neal, Danny Stover, and Junior Stover.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

ESTELLE (PARRIS) MULLINS
Funeral services for Mrs. Estelle (Parris) Mullins, 93, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 11, 2003, at Calvary Bible Church.

Burial was in Calvary Cemetery with Bro. Travis Simpson, Bro. Charles Gibbs, and Bro. Ivan Raley officiating.

Mrs. Mullins died Tuesday, September 9 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a piano teacher who loved music.

Born February 8, 1910, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Charles B. "Charley" Parris and Hester Elizabeth "Hattie" Groce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Mullins; an infant son, Charles Elbert Mullins; a brother, Eugene Parris; and a sister, Elise Booher.

Survivors include a daughter, Kay Elder and her husband, Bill Wilborn; two sons, Bob Mullins and his wife, Dimple, and Forrest Mullins; 8 grandchildren, Janet Keisling, Debbie Cross, Linda Crouch, Joy Shewmake, John Mullins, Charles Mullins, Ernie Elder, and Kenny Elder; 15 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Good Neighbors Theatre Building Fund at P.O. Box 8, Byrdstown, TN 38549.

Special care provided by Byrdstown Crestlawn Funeral Home. (C)

 

BERTIE LOU PRESLEY
Funeral services for Mrs. Bertie Lou Presley, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 10, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Okolona Cemetery with Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating.

Mrs. Presley died Monday, September 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.

Born January 1, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William and Annie (Matthews) Hammock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Bedford Presley; three brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include a daughter, Anna Lee Wilson of Livingston; two sons, Harold Presley of Sparta and James Presley of Nashville; a sister, Georgia Stewart of Rickman; two half-sisters, Vonda Cooper of Glasgow, KY, and Joyce Coffman of Livingston; three half-brothers, Clyde Hammock of Austin, TX, Roy Hammock of Hilham, and Ray Hammock of Livingston; 11 grandchildren; and a host of great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bryant Presley, Jerry Wilson, Carlos Wilson, Randy Wilson, Michael Wilson, and Anthony Wilson.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

ESTHER M. STULTS
Funeral services for Mrs. Esther M. Stults, 95, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 13, 2003, at Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery with Rev. Nolen Bronson officiating.

Mrs. Stults died Thursday, September 11 in Marietta, GA. She was a garment factory worker, a housewife, and a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church.

Born March 23, 1908, in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Edd and Anner (Franklin) Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude L. Stults; two sisters, Edith Wolfe and Talmadge Qualls; and a brother, Aaron "Bill" Brown.

Survivors include two sons, Billy Stults and his wife, Cathy, of Marietta, and Ltc. "R" Claude Stults Jr. and his wife, Mary Kaye, of Fairfax Station, VA; a sister, Ethel Lewis of Livingston; six grandchildren, Todd, Neal, Michael James, Michael Scott, Billy II, and John; two grandchildren-in-law, Becky and Brenda; three great grandchildren, Matt, Chris, and Scotty; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Stults' grandsons served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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