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Archives 08-24-2005

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CLYDE DILLON
Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Dillon, 83, of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Holyfield officiating.

Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Jackson County.

Mr. Dillon died Saturday, Aug. 20 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired meat packer with Stark-Wetzel Company and a United States Navy veteran of World War II.

Born June 9, 1922, in Clay County, he was the son of the late John and Nora (Dillon) Boles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers; 2 sisters; and a grandson, Kevin McGarvey Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth Dillon of Hilham; a son and daughter-in-law, Matt and Leigh Dillon of Indianapolis; a daughter, Margie McGarvey of Hilham; 2 brothers, Howard Boles of Indianapolis and Paul Boles of Celina; 4 sisters, Maxine Boles of Celina, Katie Boles of Indianapolis, and Martha Fontaine and Mary Greene, both of Big Rapids, MI; and 4 grandchildren, Alethia McGarvey, Justin McGarvey, Kellie Boles, and Bryan Boles.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

PHIL HILL
Funeral services for Mr. Phil Hill, 40, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Booher Cemetery.

Mr. Hill died Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a construction worker.

Born September 10, 1964, in Indiana, he was the son of the late Norman Loyd Hill and Mary Ann (Brown) Hill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-sister, Patricia Hill; and a brother, Norman Hill Jr.

Survivors include his wife, Laurie Hill of Livingston; 3 daughters and a son-in-law, Ann and Tom Hall, Patricia Hill, and Carla Sue Hill and Brandon Robbins, all of Livingston; 3 brothers, Danny Hill of Allons, Delonnie Hill of Gainesboro, and Dale Hill of Los Angeles, CA; a sister, Sue Purdy of Indiana; 2 grandchildren, Adriana Harvey and Mary Lee Harvey; and 2 best friends, Olene Edmonds and Kenneth Swallows.

Pallbearers were David Cantrell, Gizmo Riley, Doug Dishman, McKenzie Guffey, Jamie Edmonds, and Jim Fulford.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

CHARLES DALE MATTHEWS
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Dale Matthews, 39, of Gainesboro and formerly of Overton County, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial will be in Eckels Cemetery.

Mr. Matthews died Thursday, Aug. 18 at his home. He was born March 28, 1966, in Overton County.

Survivors include his mother and step-father, Virginia and Charles Scantland of Livingston; a step-brother, Jeff Scantland of Cookeville; a step-sister, Tracey McCulla of Deer Lodge; and 3 uncles, James "Billy" Matthews of Livingston, John Matthew of Smyrna, and Charles Matthews of West Palm Beach, FL.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

YVONNE C. MEYERS
Funeral services for Mrs. Yvonne C. Meyers, 65, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Earl Johnson officiating.

Mrs. Meyers died Monday, Aug. 15 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker.

Born July 10, 1940, in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Jerome and Mary Catherine (Yugovich) Meyers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a half-brother, Gerald Keith Meyers.

Survivors include 3 sons, Charles Tull of Livingston, Christopher Tull of Muskeegon, MI, and Curtis Tull of Clemons, MI; a daughter, Catherine Mockridge of Monroe; a brother, Joseph Meyers of Michigan; 3 sisters, Geraldine Phillips of Garden City, MI, Phyllis Winempke of Roseville, MI, and Beverly Anspaugh of Inkster, MI; and 12 grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

PATSY SELLS
Funeral services for Mrs. Patsy Sells, 58, of the Cravenstown community of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating.

Burial was in Sells Cemetery.

Mrs. Sells died Friday, Aug. 19 at her home. She was a factory worker, a former employee of Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey, and attended Sandy Missionary Freewill Baptist Church.

Born March 13, 1947, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of Rozell (Threet) Abston of Cravenstown and the late Woodrow Abston. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, William B. and Virgie Threet and George and Nancy Abston; 2 brothers, David Wayne Abston and Victor Ray Abston; and a sister, Cathy Ann Abston.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband of almost 39 years, Joe T. Sells of Cravenstown; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Ellen Sells of Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Vance Milliken of Grimsley; 6 brothers, Ronnie Abston of Twinton, Elmer Abston of Allons, Michael Abston of Monroe, Adam Abston of Livingston, Joe Abston of Hanging Limb, and Gary Abston of Cravenstown; and 4 sisters, Linda Smith of Twinton, Brenda Vaughn of Ivyton, and Marilyn Lane and Lisa Cravens of Cravenstown.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

JOHN DOUGLAS "DOUG" UPTON
Funeral services for Mr. John Douglas "Doug" Upton, 80, of Allons, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina with James Williams officiating.

Burial was in Miller Cemetery in Allons.

Mr. Upton died Friday, Aug. 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born August 29, 1924, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Lou Upton. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Upton; 2 grandchildren, Sarai Delaine and Michelle Caffee; and a great grandchild, Hannah Grace Kirby.

Survivors include a son, John Douglas Upton Jr.; 6 daughters and 5 sons-in-law, Mary and Dave Caffee, Bonnie and Jerry Masters, Vivian and Steve Lafever, Kay and Bill Prince, Juanita and Bryan Rhea, and Lisa Delaine; 13 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Wayne Upton, Ron Upton, Jeff Upton, Charlie Copeland, Brandon Rhea, and Kelly Henson.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

 

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