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Archives 12-03-2003

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HUGH G. BARLOW
Funeral services for Mr. Hugh G. Barlow, 88, of Algood, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2003, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville. Burial was in Algood City Cemetery with Bro. Richard Bond officiating.

Mr. Barlow died Sunday, November 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer, a member of Algood Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and a World War II veteran.

Born May 19, 1915, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Henry Freeman and Clara Cleo (Berry) Barlow. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Diane Barlow and Wanda Carol Hawkins; two brothers, James Rudolph Barlow and Joe Marvin Barlow; and a sister, Ruby D. Chaffin.

Survivors include his wife, Trudy Zilpha (Thompson) Barlow of Algood; a daughter, Helen Swift and her husband, Jerry, of Cookeville; four brothers, William Barlow of Algood, Lovie Barlow of LaVergne, David Barlow and his wife, Margaret, of Mufreesboro, and James Barlow and his wife, Diane, of Smyrna; a brother, Curtis Barlow of Crossville; three sisters, Willard Brown of Hilham, and Pauline Koester and Margaret McCormick, both of Cookeville; and seven grandchildren, Christy Edmiston, Sheree Killebrew, Shawna Luffman, Aimee Ragland, Megan Barlow, Melissa Barnick, and Andrea Hawkins.

Pallbearers were Mike Barlow, Charles Thompson, Raymond Smith, Johnny Brown, Jimmy Greenwood, and Freddy Maddux.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

CLAUIS "FOX" BILBREY
Funeral services for Mr. Clauis "Fox" Bilbrey, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Nelson Cemetery with Bro. Cletis Beason officiating.

Mr. Bilbrey died Sunday, November 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a mechanic, an employee of Winningham Hardware, and was of the Baptist faith.

Born January 29, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Johnnie and Reba (Deck) Bilbrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Clifford Bilbrey; and a sister, Mildred Bilbrey.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Bilbrey, Jerry Beason, and John Bilbrey, all of Livingston; three daughters, Sherry Warren of Smyrna, and Lorrie Harris and Cindy Bilbrey, both of Rickman; three brothers, Gene Bilbrey of Monroe, Jerry Bilbrey of Rickman, and Floyd Bilbrey of Crossville; four sisters, Lucy Wright and Juanita Kirksey, both of Madisonville, Nina Oakley of Monroe, and Irene Neal of Englewood; and 10 grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

ARLIS VERBLE KING
Funeral services for Mr. Arlis Verble King, 60, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 29, 2003, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Burial was in Dave Smith Cemetery in Monroe with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mr. King died Wednesday, November 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He assembled parts at Livingston Pacesetters, Inc.

Born August, 19, 1943, in Overton County, he was the son of Veechel E. (Lawhern) King Conner and the late Allard D. King.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include four sisters, Virginia Mercer and L. Nell Stephens, both of Cookeville, Margie Sue Mercer of Gainesboro, and Paula Conner; five brothers, Arvil Bruce King of Carthage, Norman D. King of Livingston, Larry E. King of Cookeville, Lonnie A. King of Hilham, and Chris Conner; and several aunts, uncles, and other close family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Eddie Mercer, Timothy Mercer, Josh Mercer, Jonathan Mercer, Roy Lawhern, Ray Stephens, James King, and Terry King.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were R.D. King, Ward King, Randall King, Charles Fred Lawhern, Alton Mercer, Harold Mercer, John Stephens, Willie Beaty, Jerry King, Ronnie King, David King, Anthony King, Robert Mercer, and William "Billy" Lawhern.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

ELMA L. MABREY
Funeral services for Mrs. Elma L. Mabrey, 87, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, December 1, 2003, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Robert Boles officiating.

Mrs. Mabrey died Saturday, November 29 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a housewife and of the Church of Christ faith.

Born May 19, 1916, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late John Buford and Sarah Mandy (Richardson) Kennedy. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred P. Mabrey; four sisters, Ethel Mabrey, Devilla Smith, Hallie Rector, and Ruby Daniels; and a brother, Hobert Kennedy.

Survivors include a son, John P. Mabrey; five daughters, Ella Ramsey and her husband, Ray, Barbara Moss and her husband, Raymond, Faye Farnsworth and her husband, Les, Theresa Richard, and Betty Hemsche-meyer and her husband, Charles; a sister, Ruth Hicks; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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