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Archives 11-17-2004

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CHARLES KENNETH COLE
Memorial services for Mr. Charles Kenneth Cole, 67, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at Nashville National Cemetery.

Mr. Cole died Friday, November 5.

Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Taylor; a son, Chuck Cole; a brother, G.C. Cole; a sister, Irene Reynolds; and two grandchildren.

Special care provided by Affordable, Alternative Funeral Services. (C)

 

IMA GENE (DANNER) DAY
Funeral services for Mrs. Ima Gene (Danner) Day, 76, of Centerville, IN, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, November 17, 2004, from the chapel of Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory in Anderson, IN.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson with Rev. Robert Cox officiating.

Mrs. Day died Monday, November 15 at Pinehurst Nursing Home in Centerville. She was a nurse at both St. John's Health System and Community Hospital. She was a member of Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Laurel, IN, and the Red Cross.

Born June 12, 1928, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late William Benton and Emma Avo (Carmack) Danner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Day, who passed away December 9, 2002; three brothers, Ira Danner, Alfred Danner, and Floyd Danner; and a sister, Clara Ward.

Survivors include three children, Don Day of Anderson, Dan Day and his wife, Cindy, of Cookeville, and Phyllis Elizabeth Malone and her husband, Kevin, of Rushville, IN; four sisters, Anna Mae Hogue, Mildred Savage, and Faye Hultberg, all of Livingston, and Ione Ward of Dayton, OH; grandchildren, Aaron Day of Anderson, Danny Day, enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and stationed in Guam, Danieal Day and Tad Phillips, both of Cookeville, and Dakota Malone and Micah Malone, both of Rushville; four step-grandchildren, Keith Malone, Scarrlet Malone, Sandra Malone, and Shane Malone; one great grandchild; a special niece, Judy; and several other nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro.

Special care provided by Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory. (C)

 

ORA MAI GRACE
Funeral services for Mrs. Ora Mai Grace, 91, of Livingston, were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 13, 2004, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens with Rev. Larry Thomas and Rev. Terry Geren officiating.

Mrs. Grace died Wednesday, November 10 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a retired school teacher and a member of Allons Baptist Church, Overton County Retired Teachers Association, and Allons Baptist Church Senior Citizens Group.

Born October 22, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Minnis and Faytima (Maynord) Barlow.

Survivors include her husband, Stuart H. Grace of Livingston; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Allons Baptist Church Senior Citizens Group.

Pallbearers were Durran Lewis, Gayron Lewis, Frank Walters, Doug Walters, Danny Walters, and Dustin Copeland.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

RONALD GLEN HAWKINS
Mr. Ronald Glen Hawkins, 49, of Livingston, died Wednesday, November 10 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a construction worker.

Born November 26, 1954, in Clay County, he was the son of the late William Truman and Lola Savannah (Coffman) Hawkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Hawkins and Jesse Hawkins.

Survivors include a brother, Bob Hawkins of Livingston; five sisters, Maxine Ramsey, Mary Dodson, Brenda Massingale, and Ina Ledbetter, all of Livingston, and Thelma Sullivan of Rickman; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Funeral services will be held at a later date.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

RAY "DUCK" MACE
Funeral services for Mr. Ray "Duck" Mace, 62, of Watertown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, November 15, 2004, from the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown.

Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery with Rev. Danny Tomlinson officiating.

Mr. Mace died Saturday, November 13 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was retired from Tennessee Woolen Mills.

Born October 21, 1942, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Arlin and Della (Hammock) Mace. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy Mace and Junior Mace; two sisters, Bonnie Mace and Thelma Jean Mace; and a granddaughter, Kayla Capps.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Clarice Mace of Watertown; six children, Kenneth Moss and his wife, Melinda, of Mt. Juliet, Kay Woodard and her husband, Ricky, and Richard Mace, all of Watertown, and Tammy Taylor and her husband, Daryl, Darlene Gipson and Buddy Barnett, and Irene Stafford and her husband, Johnny, all of Lebanon; seven brothers and sisters, Ruth Dillon, Velma Cox, Lonnie Mace, and Norma Hamilton, all of Hilham, Bill Mace of Cookeville, Linda Sevier of Brush Creek, and Jennie Sevier of Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Jessica Mace, Richard Woodard Jr., Ray Woodard, Donovan Woodard, Jason Taylor, Tony Taylor, Rachel Gipson, and Rachel Barnett; and six great grandchildren.

Special care provided by Hunter Funeral Home. (C)

 

RAY ENSOR SWALLOWS
Mr. Ray Ensor Swallows, 87, of the Dodson Chapel community in Overton County, passed away at Livingston Regional Hospital on Tuesday, November 9, 2004, following a brief illness.

He was born June 15, 1917, to the late Frank and Mary (Gibbons) Swallows. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Eva (Neal) Swallows; and his daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Donnie Stover of the Dodson Chapel community and Sandra and Jim Elliott of Oliver Springs. He is also survived by his grandchildren and their spouses, Donita (Stover) and Don Burnett of Livingston, Caryn (Stover) and Jeff Robichaud of Algood, Lisa (Elliott) and Kenny Powell of Clinton, and Kevin Elliott of Oliver Springs; and his great grandchildren, Brad and Ashley Powell and Austin Powell, all of Clinton, Hunter Burnett of Livingston, Jordan Monger and Sierra Elliott, both of Oliver Springs, and Morgan Robichaud of Algood.

He was preceded in death by his infant brother, Roy Frank; and his sister, Eva Mae.

Ray was an active member of Dodson Chapel United Methodist Church since 1931, where he served as a trustee and Sunday School teacher for many years.

He served with the United States Army in Europe during World War II, and was a member of VFW James T. Davis Post 5062, where he proudly served as a member of their Honor Guard. In 1998, he was honored to participate in a memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery for a fallen comrade, and wore his original WWII uniform.

He was known as "Mr. Swallows" for 27 years to his students at Rickman High School, and was named Tennessee's Biology Teacher of the Year in 1967. He was class sponsor at the school for many years, and enjoyed accompanying many groups of students on their senior trip to Washington, DC.

His hobbies over the years were playing guitar, spelunking, woodworking, and carving. In the past several years, he especially enjoyed giving carved mushrooms to friends and acquaintances. A very special activity for him was speaking to students in schools about patriotism.

A celebration service of his life was held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2004, at Dodson Chapel United Methodist Church, with interment following in the church cemetery. Rev. Jackie Wheeler officiated the service, and music was provided by his former students, The Webb Sisters: Geraldine (Webb) Garrett, Wyndoline (Webb) Farris, Betty (Webb) Owens, Marsha (Webb) Eldridge, and Sharon (Webb) Sevier.

Pallbearers were Hunter Burnett, Sam Gibbons, Howard Anderson, Randy Dodson, Jim Means, and Kenneth Dodson.

The Rickman High School Class of 1960 served as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dodson Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, America Cancer Society, and American Heart Association.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

 

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