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Archives 01-21-2004

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GERALD Q.L. CARTER
Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Q.L. Carter, 57, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 17, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Bethel Cemtery with Bro. Ferrell Looper officiating.

Mr. Carter died Wednesday, January 14 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer.

Born July 19, 1946, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Earl T. and Hattie Ann (Garrett) Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Carter and Larry Carter; and a sister, Wanda Knoblock.

Survivors include his fiancee, Denise Huckeby of Monroe; a son, Gerald T. Carter of Red Boiling Springs; two daughters, Ruth Ann Garrett of Rickman and Michele Lynn Carter of Red Boiling Springs; a brother, Earl D. Carter of Indiana; three sisters, O.C. Bilbrey and Carlene Knoblock, both of Indiana, and Genevie Ramsey of Rickman; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were David Staggs, Junior Poston, Charles Qualls, Tommy Ramsey, Noel Key, and Bobby Thompson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

GLADYS RAY (DISHMAN) GORE
Funeral services for Mrs. Gladys Ray (Dishman) Gore, 78, of Hilham, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Liberty Cemetery with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mrs. Gore died Sunday, January 11 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker.

Born July 12, 1925, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Will and Lou Ellen (Bilbrey) Dishman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Clyde Gore; an infant son, Dennis Carl Gore; and four brothers, Oscar Dishman, Bethel Dishman, J.T. Dishman, and Fred Hollis Dishman.

Survivors include a daughter, Reba Barlow and her husband, Bruce, of Hilham; three sons, James R. Gore and his wife, Gail, Donald K. Gore and his wife, Vicky, and Clifford D. Gore, all of Hilham; a brother, Herbert W. Dishman of Livingston; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Anthony Barlow, Matthew Barlow, Charles Dishman, Bruce Barlow, Larry Gore, and Steve Dishman.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

JAMES ROBERT KILLMON
Funeral services for Mr. James Robert Killmon, 61, of Rickman, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, January 18, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Mr. Killmon died Thursday, January 15 at his home. He was an auto dealer, a member of the VFW, and a member of Livingston Lodge 259. He was also a United States Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and was affiliated with the Church of Christ.

Born July 5, 1942, in Clay County, he was the son of Irene (Daily) Killmon of Livingston and the late Domer Killmon.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, John Killmon of Livingston; a daughter, Jamie (Killmon) Norris and her husband, Kevin, of Livingston; and a brother, Jerry Killmon of Allons.

Pallbearers were Willie Martin Neely, Dewayne Killmon, Danny Killmon, J.B. Killmon, Mark Staggs, Donald Gray, Reed Gray, and Shirley Gray.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

ROBERT DOIS MAYNORD
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Dois Maynord, 71, of Allons, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Maynord Cemetery with Bro. Randy Maynord and Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating.

Mr. Maynord died Saturday, January 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired truck driver and a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was of the Baptist faith.

Born April 7, 1932, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Vanis and Gracie (Reeder) Maynord. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Darrell Maynord; two brothers, Dennis Maynord and Demon Maynord; and a granddaughter, Amy Maynord.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby (Smith) Maynord of Allons; a daughter, Lynn Jolley and her husband, Bert, of Monroe; four sons, Rick Maynord and his wife, Sherry, of Livingston, Ronnie Maynord and his wife, Gail, and Mike Maynord and his wife, Donna, all of Allons, and Eric Maynord and his wife, Elaine, of Gainesboro; a daughter-in-law, June Maynord of Monroe; three sisters, Adarene Lane of Tompkinsville, KY, and Lexie Jones and Naomia Stafford, both of Allons; two brothers, Harold Maynord of Hilham and Doward Maynord of Nashville; 14 grandchildren; a special friend, Brian Harlow; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members.

Pallbearers were Rick Maynord, Mike Maynord, Eric Maynord, Bert Jolley, Brian Harlow, and Mitchell Parrish.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

WOODROW PIERCE
Funeral services for Mr. Woodrow Pierce, 71, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 18, 2004, from the chapel of Brown Funeral Home in Byrdstown.

Burial was in Story Cemetery with Bro. Ronnie Brumley, Bro. Charles Jolly, and Bro. Glenn Ledbetter officiating.

Mr. Pierce died Friday, January 16 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a mechanic, a farmer, an electrician, and a plumber. He had also been a member of Bloomington Christian Church since September 1948 and married Gracie Zachary on December 15, 1951.

Born January 22, 1932, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Posie Anderson and Ida Lou (Gulff) Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Pierce; and a special foster aunt, Mattie Lee Pierce.

Survivors include his wife, Gracie Irene (Zachary) Pierce of Byrdstown; a daughter, Lois Pierce of Byrdstown; a son, Richard W. Pierce of Byrdstown; two sisters, Gwendolyn Clark of Byrdstown and Evelyn Smith of Albany, KY; two brothers, Junior Pierce of Rickman and Billy W. Pierce of Finchville, KY; four nieces; three nephews; cousins; and other family members.

Pallbearers were Roger Goolsby, Junior Stephenson, Eric Pierce, Melvin Zachary, Phillip Zachary, and Mark Reagan.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Eliza Neal, Jim Cross, Johnnie Lee, Lonza Reagan, Glenn Neal, Homer Reagan, William Gibson, Steve Reagan, Delano Copeland, and Jeff Stephens.

Special care provided by Brown Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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