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Archives 10-27-2004
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CATHY L. BARNABY
Funeral services for Mrs. Cathy L. Barnaby, 41, of the Timothy Community, were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 21, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Keen Cemetery in Clay County with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Anthony Smith officiating.

Mrs. Barnaby died Tuesday, October 19 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. She was a nurse's aid and a member of Neely's Crossroads Church of Christ.

Born May 4, 1963, in Davidson County, she was the daughter of Willard Atkins of Red Boiling Springs and the late Elizabeth (Elliott) Atkins. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Atkins and Terry Atkins.

Survivors, in addition to her father, include her foster parents, Herman and Betty Killmon of the Timothy Community; a son, Anthony Smith and his wife, Jane, of Cookeville; a daughter, Casey Barnaby of Texas; a brother, Tommy Atkins; and two sisters, Rachel Carter of Livingston and Tammy Newberry of Texas.

Pallbearers were Gary Killmon, Ed Ferrell, Roy Westmoreland, Ronnie Killmon, Donald Gray, and Randall Killman.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

DONNA K. (MARCUM) CYPHERS
Funeral services for Mrs. Donna K. (Marcum) Cyphers, 45, of Allons, were conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

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

Mrs. Cyphers died Friday, October 22 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife.

Born November 3, 1958, in Anderson, IN, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Bobbie (Farley) Marcum. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Marcum.

Survivors include her husband, Keith Cyphers of Allons; two daughters, Andrea Cyphers and Lacy Cyphers, both of Allons; a brother, David Marcum of Anderson; a sister, Debbie Bair of Anderson; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Agnes Ward of Allons; a brother-in-law, Billy Ward of Cookeville; a nephew, Joey Bair of Anderson; and a great nephew, Watt Bair of Anderson.

Pallbearers were Larry Cyphers, Matthew Cyphers, Michael Cyphers, Kenny Harvey, David Bair, and Joe Bair.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

RASSIE ANNIE (WALKER) HAMMOCK
Funeral services for Mrs. Rassie Annie (Walker) Hammock, 80, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Carter-Bilbrey Cemetery with Bro. Ovle Tinch and Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Mrs. Hammock died Tuesday, October 12 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Highland Baptist Church.

Born December 17, 1923, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Bertie (Stout) Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Shirley Hammock; a step-son, Hollis Hammock; two sisters, Fannie Brown and Ova Copeland; and two infant brothers, Doyle Walker and Earl Walker.

Survivors include two brothers, Alvin Walker of Livingston and P.J. Walker of Rickman; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews; and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were J.E. Walker, Clifford Walker, Chris Cantrell, Bobby McDougle, Steve Lancaster, Jimmy Gunnels, and Pat Norris.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (G)

 

EVERETT RAY MATTHEWS
Funeral services for Mr. Everett Ray Matthews, 61, of Gainesboro, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 22, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Okolona Cemetery with Bro. Tex Boles officiating.

Mr. Matthews died Monday, October 18 in Gainesboro. He was a construction worker and affiliated with the Baptist church.

Born April 13, 1943, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Ermer and Annie Bell (Boles) Matthews.

Survivors include six brothers, Owen Matthews and Hugh Roy Matthews, both of Jackson County, Lawrence Matthews and Lee Matthews, both of Crossville, Horace Matthews of Livingston, and Sam Matthews of Allons; and five sisters, Ettar Smith, Nancy Pugh, Mary Matthews, and Audrey Matthews, all of Jackson County, and Ruby Sherrill of Crossville.

Pallbearers were Jerry Shaw, Paul Garrett, Carl Smith, Gary Smith, W.J. Staggs, and Elmer Sherrill.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

ANNA "GRANNY" NELSON
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna "Granny" Nelson, 69, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, October 27, 2004, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville.

Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Sue Polston officiating.

Mrs. Nelson died Sunday, October 24 at her daughter's home in Westmoreland. She was a homemaker.

Born October 23, 1935, in Algood, she was the daughter of the late Cooney Lee and Flossie (Eldridge) Palk. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack "Pa" Nelson; a daughter, Sue Ann Bean; three sisters, Hazel Palk, Geneva Palk, and Louise Montgomery; four brothers, Bill Palk, James Palk, Roy Palk, and Vestle Palk; and a great grandson, Cody Ogletree.

Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Mabry of Westmoreland; five granddaughters, Melissa Wilson of Crossville, Amy Henry and her husband, Darrel, Rhonda Ogletree and her husband, Randy, all of Cookeville, Kathy Goolsby and her husband, Jeff, of Carthage, and Cheryl Rex and her husband, Leroy, of Monterey; 18 great grandchildren; a special great granddaughter, Felicia Lusk and her husband, Charles, of Westmoreland; and two great-great granddaughters.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

HURFERT SELLS
Funeral services for Mr. Hurfert Sells, 73, of the Taylor's Crossroads Community of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 23, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery with Bro. Cecil Shaw and Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating.

Mr. Sells died Wednesday, October 20 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Retired from Moorman's Feed Business, he was a farmer, a member of Free Communion Church of Christ, and a United States Army veteran.

Born December 7, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late James Wesley and Stella (Dennis) Sells. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Truman Sells; and an infant brother.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Sells of Taylor's Crossroads; two daughters, Patricia Reagan of Taylor's Crossroads and Edith Murphy of Walls, MS; a brother, Milburn Sells of Allons; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were James Parrott, Kevin Reeder, Jack Parrott, Larry Melton, Mark Garrett, Roger Henry, Dustin Sidwell, and Tyler Reagan.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JESSIE MAE (BURKS) STUBBLEFIELD
Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Mae (Burks) Stubblefield, 78, of Cookeville, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, October 22, 2004, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Burial was in Turkey Town Cemetery with Bro. Nolen Brunson officiating.

Mrs. Stubblefield died Tuesday, October 19 in Cookeville. She was a retired business woman.

Born August 29, 1926, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Comer and Annie (Boles) Burks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy Green Burks and Mont Burks; a sister, Irene Hutchinson; and an infant sister, Barbara Sue Burks.

Survivors include her husband, Charles R. Stubblefield of Cookeville; two daughters, Evelyn J. Handy and Anna Hayes, both of Cookeville; two sons, Robert R. Hayes and Billie R. Hayes, both of Cookeville; three brothers, Donald Paul Burks of Nunnely, Sonny Bud Burks of Monterey, and Kenneth Burks of Sidney, OH; five sisters, Hauda Hensley of Livingston, Kathrine Dixon of Tipton, IN, Edna Booher of Monroe, Myrle Andrews of Anderson, IN, and Jean Hooks of Sidney, OH; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several neices, nephews, and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Billy Handy, Larry Burks, Timmy Hensley, Steve Dixon, Darrell Sells, and Arron Harvey.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

 

 

 

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