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Archives 09-07-2005

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SUE EMERTON
Funeral services for Mrs. Sue Emerton, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Edwin Garrett officiating.

Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mrs. Emerton died Friday, Sept. 2 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a beautician and a member of First Baptist Church.

Born July 31, 1934, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Daisye (Boswell) Copeland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Emerton; and a brother, Harlan Copeland.

Survivors include 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Yvette Emerton of Livingston, Barry and Shelia Emerton of Knoxville, and Jeff and Tonya Emerton of Hilham; 2 brothers, Joe Copeland and Horace Copeland, both of Livingston; 3 grandchildren, Casey Marie Emerton, Jamie Emerton, and Caitlin Emerton; an uncle, Lucian Copeland; and a great-aunt, Mabel Mullins.

Pallbearers were Bill Randolph, Tony Smith, David Franklin, Ross Probst, Mike Sidwell, and Steve Vaughn.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jamie Emerton, James Brown, and members of Livingston Police Department.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JULIE JANE HARGIS
Funeral services for Mrs. Julie Jane Hargis, 76, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2005, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Nolan Cantrell and Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Burial was in Carter Bilbrey Cemetery located on Highland Mountain Road in Livingston.

Mrs. Hargis died Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born May 28, 1929, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Lonzo and Nancy Jane (Harris) Dixon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Hargis; a brother, Jessie Dixon; and a son-in-law, Junior Pryor.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, W.J. and Pauline Staggs of Livingston; 2 daughters, Jessie Pryor and Anita Dixon, both of Livingston; her step-mother, Florene Dixon; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a niece, Joyce Wilson.

Pallbearers were Mike Pryor, Jeff Staggs, Michael Bull, Jeff Staggs, Billy Murphy, and Jackie Manis.

Special care provided by Rickman-Hall Funeral Home. (C)

 

WINFIELD KEY
Funeral services for Mr. Winfield Key, 72, of Quebeck, TN, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005, from the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta with Fate Wilson and Eddie Hargis officiating.

Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery in Overton County.

Mr. Key died Sunday, Sept. 4 at NHC Health Care in Sparta. He was a retired construction worker.

Born December 12, 1932, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Hubert L. and Ida Mae (Looper) Key.

Survivors include his wife, Eula (Little) Key of Quebeck; 4 children, James Edward Sidwell of Hermitage, Samuel Lonzo Sidwell of Louisville, KY, Marcia Holman of Algood, and Patricia Sue Smith of Siskeston, MO; a sister, Willa Mae Foe of Bethel, OH; 6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Hunter Funeral Home. (C)

 

FANNIE RUTH PATTERSON
Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Ruth Patterson, 93, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Kirk Talley officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Patterson died Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Standing Stone Health Care Center. She was a retired envelope factory worker and a member of Van Dyke Church of Christ in Michigan.

Born March 27, 1912, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Milton J. and Sarah Delilah (Cook) Christian. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Patricia Hensley of Livingston and Delilah Patterson of Worcester, MA; a sister, Inez Anderson of Cookeville; and 3 grandchildren, Jon Patterson, Mark Hensley, and Chris Pinto.

Pallbearers were Jon Patterson, Mark Hensley, Hubert Qualls, Bobby Copeland, Doug Eldridge, and Blake McCauley.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, Red Cross, or the Alzheimer's Association.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

WILBURN MINOR PRYOR
Funeral services for Mr. Wilburn Minor Pryor, 69, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Malcolm Hill officiating.

Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mr. Pryor died Monday, Sept. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a barber and attended Northeast Church of Christ. He was in the United States Army Band during his military service and he played the guitar.

Born May 12, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Edward Calvin and Audie (Burgess) Pryor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Arlis Pryor, Glen Pryor, Arkley Pryor, Terry Pryor, and Allard Pryor.

Survivors include a brother, Harold Pryor of Indianapolis, IN; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Alene Webb and Claudine and Billy Howard Lawson, all of Rickman, and Irene and James Gaw of Cookeville; 4 sisters-in-law, Mae Pryor of Indianapolis, Judy Pryor and Virginia Pryor, both of Rickman, and Emogene Pryor of Allons; 3 special nephews, Jeffery Pryor, Larry Pryor, and Billy Lawson; 2 special nieces, April Pryor and Rita Gaw; and many other special nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Jeffery Pryor, Calvin Pryor, Roger Pryor, Danny Pryor, Billy Lawson, and Gary Webb.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

HOWARD ESTEL YOUNG
Funeral services for Mr. Howard Estel Young, 82, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2005, at McDonald's Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Campbell and Rev. Keith Long officiating.

Burial was in Dugan Smith Cemetery.

Mr. Young died Wednesday, Aug. 31 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a dairy farmer, a United States Army veteran of World War II, and a member of McDonald's Chapel United Methodist Church, the American Legion, VFW Post 5062, and Eagle Creek Lodge 530 Free & Accepted Masons.

Born September 2, 1922, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Washington and Nola Ann (Norrod) Young. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Cecil Young; and a sister, Veo Stotler.

Survivors include his wife, Ala Lee Young of Monroe; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Jackie Young of Monroe and Jeff and Kathy Young of Allons; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Joan and Ray Sells and June Maynord, all of Monroe; a sister, Cleo Harris of Monroe; 11 grandchildren, Darrell Sells, David Sells, Kim Pierce, Christy Gore, Andrew Huddleston, Danielle Maynord, Andrea Maynord, Ashley Lee Maynord, Jonathan Cummings, Jeffrey Cummings, and Julie Young; and 7 great-grandchildren, Courtney Sells, Hunter Sells, Jessica Sells, Shayna Gore, Cody Gore, Angel Robbins, and Gracie Pierce.

Pallbearers were Darrell Sells, David Sells, Andrew Huddleston, Jonathan Cummings, Jeffrey Cummings, and Eric Pierce.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Rev. James Williams, Rev. J. Glea Shelly, Rev. James Edens, Rev. Chris Reagan, and Rev. Perry Clayton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McDonald's Chapel United Methodist Church of Monroe.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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