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Archives 11-03-2004

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MICKEY LEE BOWMAN
Funeral services for Mr. Mickey Lee Bowman, 33, of Rickman, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2004, at Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Burial was in Harris Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Rick Dixon officiating.

Mr. Bowman died Tuesday, October 26 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a dispatcher for Copeland Trucking Inc. and was affiliated with Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Born March 10, 1971, in Overton County, he was the son of Ronnie Hargis of Hilham and Johnnie Mae (Kennedy) Ledbetter of Livingston. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Les and Daisy Kennedy.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Tonya Lynn (Brown) Bowman of Rickman; three sons, Brian Thomas Bowman, Dakota Lane Bowman, and Bailey Wyatt Bowman, all of Rickman; a daughter, Amber Lynn Bowman of Rickman; two brothers, Brandon Bowman and Tommy Hargis, both of Livingston; and four sisters, Monica Sidwell and Mouchie Cruz, both of Allons, Michelle Dixon of Livingston, and Robbie Smith of Monroe.

Pallbearers were Gary Smith, Johnny Cyrus, Robbie Walker, Donnie White, Mark Ramsey, and Ed Henry.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Melvin McDonald and all the drivers of Copeland Trucking Inc.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

JEAN COLE
Funeral services for Mrs. Jean Cole, 86, of McMinnville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, November 1, 2004, from the chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville.

Burial was in Cole Cemetery in Overton County with Carl Smith officiating.

Mrs. Cole died Friday, October 29 at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville. She was a homemaker and a member of Madison Street Baptist Church.

Born September 3, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Denton Gunnels and Julie Annyous Maynard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Lee Cole; and a great granddaughter, Allie Stinson.

Survivors include a son, Tommy Cole of Murfreesboro; two daughters, Janie Webb of Dayton, OH, and Judy Stinson of McMinnville; seven grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Special care provided by High Funeral Home. (C)

 

CHRISTINE LOOPER
Funeral services for Mrs. Christine Looper, 87, of Monterey, were conducted at noon Friday, October 29, 2004, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey.

Burial was in Harris Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Tony Barnett and Rev. Jack Taylor officiating.

Mrs. Looper died Wednesday, October 27 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. She was retired from Barber's Manufacturing Company in Anderson, IN, and was a member of Monterey First Freewill Baptist Church.

Born March 4, 1917, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" and Ican (Bowman) Looper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Doyle W. Pittman; her second husband, Talmade Looper; two sisters, Alberta Neely and Alice Krantz; and four brothers, Alvin Looper, Joe Sair Looper, Att Looper, and Bradin Looper.

Survivors include two special nephews, Kyle Looper and Hoyt Looper, both of Monterey; and two step-sons, Jennings Looper of Clarkrange and Raymond Looper of Monterey.

Mrs. Looper's nephews served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

FAYE M. MITCHELL
Funeral services for Mrs. Faye M. Mitchell, 89, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery with Bro. Benny Sells officiating.

Mrs. Mitchell died Wednesday, October 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church and Livingston Eastern Star.

She was born August 4, 1915, in Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, E.G. Mitchell; and a daughter, JoAnn Simcox.

Survivors include a grandson, Tommy Simcox of Alpine; a granddaughter, Marcia West of Sweetwater; and five great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jerry Windle, Richard "Ossie" Mitchell, Jerry Simpson, Danny Simpson, Matt Simcox, and Andy Mitchell.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

RUBY LUCILLE MOFIELD
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Lucille Mofield, 87, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Okolona Cemetery with Rev. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Mrs. Mofield died Friday, October 29 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Church of Christ.

Born September 27, 1917, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Roxie (Masters) Teeples. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Mofield; a son, Kenneth Mofield; and a brother, Minor Teeples.

Survivors include a daughter, Ginger Young of Livingston; a brother, Bill Teeples of Celina; two grandchildren, Steve Young and Kim Barlow; and a great grandson, Ethan Barlow.

Pallbearers were Jim Lee Young, Robert Young, Charlie Gunter, Anthony Barlow, Joe Coffee, and Charles Young.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

GERALDINE (AYERS) SCANTLAND
Funeral services for Mrs. Geraldine (Ayers) Scantland, 76, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 29, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Lynn Cemetery in Jackson County with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Bro. Billy Burchett officiating.

Mrs. Scantland died Wednesday, October 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired garment factory worker and a member of Flatt Creek Church of Christ.

Born April 26, 1928, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Winton and Virgie (Randolph) Ayers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawton Scantland; a son, George Scantland; two grandsons, James Richard Savage and Mark Allen Savage; and her step-father, Perry Buck.

Survivors include two daughters, Joyce Savage of Livingston and Carolyn Huffer of Monroe; a brother, Billy Buck of Gainesboro; two sisters, Wilma Buck and Martha Buck, both of Gainesboro; nine grandchildren, Brian Huffer, Brandon Savage, Jennifer Crabtree, Doug Savage, Timmy Scantland, Kim Scantland, Scottie Scantland, Steve Auberson, and Melissa Hicks; and eight great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Timmy Scantland, Scottie Scantland, Stevie Scantland, Brian Huffer, Brandon Savage, and Doug Savage.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

BRENDA WATSON
Funeral services for Mrs. Brenda Watson, 46, of Celina, were conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 28, 2004, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina.

Burial was in Poplar Grove Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY, with Willie Kerr officiating.

Mrs. Watson died Tuesday, October 26 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina.

Born July 22, 1958, in Cumberland County, she was the daughter of Annie Huddleston of Celina and the late Roy Huddleston.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Nathan Huddleston of Hermitage and Shawn Watson of Celina; a brother, Gary Huddleston of Burkesville, KY; a sister, Helen Huddleston of Smithville; a half-brother, Carl Spears of Indiana; a nephew, Barry McCoy of Burkesville; and a niece, Kristen Huddleston of Burkesville.

Pallbearers were Dusty Adams, Chad Watson, Chase Stephens, Nathaniel Tinsley, Lucas Groce, and Stephen Hall.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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