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Archives 03-16-2005


Funeral services for Mrs. Lou Rae "Lucy" (Fleming) Evans, 87, of East Palatka, FL, and formerly of Pickett and Overton counties, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2005, at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Burial was in Campbell Cemetery.

Mrs. Evans died Wednesday, March 9 at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka. She was a homemaker and a member of the Senior Friends in East Palatka.

Born December 30, 1917, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Aus and Virgie (Hawkins) Fleming. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Evans; a brother, Howard Fleming; a sister, Nina Sherrill; and a brother-in-law, Ira Sherrill.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Curtis R. and Pat Evans of Tipp City, OH; 3 daughters and a son-in-law, Betty Haer Zugelder and special friend, Bill Youmans, of East Palatka, and Rita and David Cress and Thelma Lewis, all of Dayton, OH; 2 sisters-in-law, Nona Huddleston and Elizabeth Evans, both of Pall Mall; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and nephews, nieces, and other family members.

Pallbearers were Matt Rohling, Chris Haer, Bill Youmans, Orville McKienzie, David Cress, and Allen Evans.

Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. (C)


Funeral services for Mr. Coy A. Nation, 58, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mr. Nation died Friday, March 11 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a carpenter and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.

Born March 13, 1946, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Willie T. and Delma V. (Richardson) Nation. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charlie Nation and Carlie Nation; and a sister, Alene Richardson.

Survivors include his fiancee, Tammy Miller of Livingston; a daughter, Terri Dixon of Livingston; a brother, Robert Nation of Lubbock, TX; 2 sisters, Catherine Bowers of Algood and Connie Dishman of Deberry, FL; and a grandson, Randall Dixon.

Pallbearers were Chuck Ledbetter, Alton Davis, Ronald Roberts, Jimmy "Weasel" Keisling, Doyle Richardson, and Robert Ledbetter.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


Funeral services for Mr. Ted Norrod, 77, of Hanging Limb, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Dolphie Pierce and Rev. David Harris officiating.

Burial, with full military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard, was in F.A. Norrod Cemetery.

Mr. Norrod died Sunday, March 13 at his home. He was a retired driller, a member of Green Pond Church, and an Army Air Corp veteran of World War II.

Born December 18, 1927, in Davidson, he was the son of the late Fletcher and Viola (Lowhorn) Norrod. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Carlene (Bowman) Norrod; his second wife, Ruby (Rector) Norrod; a son, Teddy Joe Norrod; 5 brothers, Ogle Norrod, James Norrod, Maurice Norrod, and two infants; a half-brother, Frank Swicegood; and a granddaughter, Angie Norrod.

Survivors include 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Jerry Wayne and Sherron Norrod and Terry Randall Norrod, all of Crawford, and Roger Dale and Brenda Norrod of Silver Point; 2 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Ruth Ann and Coy South and Deborah and Wesley Jarrett, all of Crawford; a brother, Charlie D. Norrod of New Hampshire; 2 sisters, Mary Ruth Norrod of Knoxville and Faye Thrasher of Monterey; 7 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)


Funeral services for Mr. H.S. Pigg, 79, of Celina, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2005, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Edward Todd officiating.

Burial, with full military honors, was in Turkey Town Cemetery in Clay County.

Mr. Pigg died Sunday, March 12 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He worked in the construction business most of his life and was a highly decorated veteran of the United States Army, having received the Silver Star, 3 Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, and a Purple Heart.

Born July 17, 1925, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Susie (Boles) Pigg. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Goff.

Survivors include 2 sons, Eric Pigg of Dunlap and David Brock of Celina; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Shirley and Wayne Biggers of Rickman and Donna Johnson of Dunlap; a sister, M.C. Boles of Florida; 6 grandchildren; and a great grandchild.

Pallbearers were Estus Pennington, David Ricketts, Luther McBride, Edward Short, Donnie Carrico, and Ray Caress.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)



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