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Archives 10-05-2005

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STEVEN DEWAYNE BOLES
Funeral services for Mr. Steven Dewayne Boles, 43, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Boles died Friday, Sept. 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a furniture/factory worker and of the Baptist faith.

Born January 7, 1962, in Jackson County, he was the son of Betty (Strong) Boles of Livingston and the late Sammie George Boles.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Steven Christopher Boles of Livingston; a daughter, Sarah Grace Boles of Livingston; and a brother, Ricky Glen Boles of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Donald Boles, Jerry Brown, Danny Brown, Greg Kinsler, Billy Joe Daniels, and Pat Breeding

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

MARY ESTER GORE
Funeral services for Miss Mary Ester Gore, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. A.J. Looper and Rev. Eugene McCowan officiating.

Burial was in Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

Miss Gore died Friday, Sept. 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was affiliated with Christ Chapel United Methodist Church.

Born April 12, 1913, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Agnes Martealie (Neely) Gore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charlie Gore and Bertel Gore; and a sister, Stella Copeland.

Survivors include 2 sisters, Ora Gore of Livingston and Leafie Goodpasture of Hilham; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Joe Copeland, Shirley Copeland, Frank Goodpasture, Tom Goodpasture, Gerald Goodpasture, and Ronnie Goodpasture.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JAMES OTIS LEDBETTER
Funeral services for Mr. James Otis Ledbetter, 100, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating.

Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Ledbetter died Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was an inspector for Uniroyal Tire Company and a member of Beacons Field Baptist Church in East Point, MI.

Born October 21, 1904, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Billie and Lou Ella (Eads) Ledbetter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae (Warden) Ledbetter; and 3 sisters, Molly Bowman, Beulah Stuteville, and Maggie Copeland.

Survivors include 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Janie (Ledbetter) and Albert Kendziora of Cookeville and Joanna and Fred Byrd of Bowling Green, KY; 8 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mark Simos, Gregory Simos, Stephen Byrd, Thomas Lily Sr., Thomas Lily Jr., and Russell Warden.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

KAY LEDBETTER
Funeral services for Mrs. Kay Ledbetter, 68, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Shaw officiating.

Burial was in Robbins Cemetery.

Mrs. Ledbetter died Wednesday, Sept. 28 at St. Thomas Hospital. She was a retired insurance representative and a member of Free Communion Church of Christ.

Born April 2, 1937, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Willie C. and Carmen M. Stover.

Survivors include her husband, Leonard A. Ledbetter of Livingston; a son, Rick Ledbetter of Nashville; a brother a sister-in-law, Ben and Kathy Stover of Jasper, TX; and 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Dean and Otis Mayberry of Monroe and Nina and Raleigh Melton of Allons.

Pallbearers were Bill Linder, Larry Melton, Mike Mayberry, Jeff Mayberry, Lee Richards, and John Cook.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Fred Maxwell, Floyd Cook, Joel Upton, Mike Swallows, Tom Stephens, Lonnie Melton, Steve Poston, Ricky Mott, Ronnie Robbins, James Mark Mathias, Rodney Brower, Andy Stover, and Jonathan Stover.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Wendell W. Logan
Funeral services for Mr. Wendell W. Logan, 71, of Muncie, IN, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 2005, from the chapel of Elm Ridge Funeral Home in Muncie with Rev. William Parson officiating.

Burial will be in Elm Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Logan died Monday, Oct. 3 at Ball Memorial Hospital.

He married Charlene Hartley on July 20, 1961, in Muncie, IN. He retired in 1998 from New Venture Gear after 45 years as a machine repairman. He formerly attended Bethsaida Church in Tennessee, and was a member of the UAW local 199. He also enjoyed wood working and working on lawn mowers and small engines.

Born September 9, 1934, in Wirmingham, he was the son of the late Tasso and Edna Logan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Jimmy Logan and Donald Logan.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Charlene Logan; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Joe Walker of Gaston, IN; a brother and sister-in-law, Lowell and Barbara Logan of Monroe; a sister and brother-in-law, Bernita and Connie Gately of Old Hickory; a granddaughter, Shelby Walker of Gaston; a step-grandson, Tyler Walker of Muncie; and several nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Special care provided by Elm Ridge Funeral Home. (P)

 

NEVA JOYCE McDONALD
Funeral services for Mrs. Neva Joyce McDonald, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Paran Cemetery.

Mrs. McDonald died Thursday, Sept. 29 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Retired from Western Electric in Indianapolis, IN, she was a homemaker, and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.

Born November 17, 1933, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of the late Oscar Lee and Martha Emeline (Stone) Waites. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, McCoy Allen McDonald; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Patrick A. and Kimberly McDonald of Clinton; a brother, Chess Waites of Indianapolis; 2 sisters, Wanda Wolford of Indianapolis and Fannie Smith of Zepher Hills, FL; and 2 grandchildren, Joshua Scott and Jordan Scott.

Pallbearers were Eric Beechboard, Andy Beechboard, Wayne Beechboard, Brian Beechboard, Bobby Beechboard, and Gaywon Ferrell.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

ROSELLE (ASHBURN) NEWBERRY
Graveside services for Mrs. Roselle (Ashburn) Newberry, 84, of Anderson, IN, and formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Good Hope Cemetery with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mrs. Newberry died Monday, Sept. 26 at her home. She was retired from the Guide Division at General Motors Corporation, attended North Anderson Church of God, and was a member of the UAW Local 663.

Born July 17, 1921, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Pearl (Beaty) Ashburn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bedford Newberry; 4 brothers, Andrew Ashburn, Ernie Ashburn, Louie Ashburn, and Pete Ashburn; and a sister, Magdeline Miller.

Survivors include 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Arthur and Sherron Newberry of Anderson and Larry Newberry of Orlando, FL; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Edith and Tex Sullivan of Hemit, CA, and Betty and Arlos Ledbetter of Chattanooga; 6 grandchildren, Stephen Newberry and his wife, Susan, David Newberry, Cynthia Peak and her husband, Lance, Gabrielle Newberry, Megan Simora and her husband, Lenny, and Rachel Newberry; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JAMES DEWAYNE RAY
Funeral services for Mr. James Dewayne Ray, 46, of McMinnville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, from the chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville with Jason Nunley officiating.

Burial was in Wilson's Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Ray died Saturday, Oct. 1 at River Park Hospital. He worked with Gosnell & Sons as a concrete finisher and was affiliated with the First Church of Jesus Christ Apostolic Faith.

Born February 2, 1959, in Anderson, IN, he was the son of the late Chester Eugene and Mary Evelyn (Winningham) Ray. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Ray; and a daughter, Laura King.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Christie Hammock of McMinnville and Amanda Ray of Rockford, IL; 2 brothers, Leonard Ray of Lebanon and Charlie Ray of McMinnville; and 2 granddaughters, Brittany Hancock and Tiffany Hancock.

Special care provided by High Funeral Home. (C)

 

LORETTA LOUISE (PADGETT) RAYNOR
Graveside services for Mrs. Loretta Louise (Padgett) Raynor, 69, of Anderson, IN, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2005, at Padgett Cemetery with Rev. James Roberson officiating.

Mrs. Raynor died Sunday, Sept. 25 in Indianapolis, IN. She was a restaurant cook and a homemaker.

Born November 12, 1935, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Lillie (Rich) Padgett.

Survivors include a son, Charles Pohl of Indianapolis; and a brother, Ezra "Smitty" Padgett of Indianapolis.

Pallbearers were James Rich, Billy Padgett, Horace Padgett, Smith Padgett, Junior Hoover, and Smitty Padgett.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

IZAC ARLIE SMITH
Funeral services for Izac Arlie Smith, infant, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, from the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home in Byrdstown with Bro. Thomas Smith and Bro. James Clayborn officiating.

Burial was in Etter Cemetery.

Izac died Monday, Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University Hospital.

Born September 26, 2005, in Nashville, he was the son of Bobby and Krystal (Tallman) Smith. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Arlie Smith.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his paternal grandparents, Roger and Hilda Smith of Byrdstown; his maternal grandmother, Kristee Tallman of Monroe; his great-grandparents, Stan and Oleta Tallman of Monroe and Edna Smith and Sue Melton, both of Byrdstown; and a host of uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Pallbearers were Jammie Smith, Bryan Varvel, Ray Allen Smith, Jimmie Kennedy, and Bill Tallman.

Special care provided by Jennings Funeral Home. (C)

 

OSTIE ESTELLE (SAVAGE) TURNER
Funeral services for Mrs. Ostie Estelle (Savage) Turner, 79, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Smith officiating.

Burial was in Miller Cemetery.

Mrs. Turner died Saturday, Sept. 24 at Bethesda Health Care. She was a girls' counselor at Utah State School and a member of the VFW Auxiliary of Livingston.

Born November 16, 1925, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Millard and Mary Jane (Staggs) Savage. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Turner; an infant son, Michael Shields; a daughter, Sharon Minor; 2 grandchildren, Robbie Bates and Steven Walker; 3 brothers, Ben Savage, E.J. Savage, and Clester Savage; and 3 sisters, Dellas Savage, Lucille Little, and Jessie Holt.

Survivors include 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Lorene and Charles Walker of Livingston, Pat and Kamron Bates of Hilham, Janie and Jim Perkins of Monroe, and Kathy and David Burgess of Layton, UT; 2 brothers, Jerry Savage of Allons and Charles Savage of Columbus, OH; 3 sisters, O.V. Dishman and Genevie Walker, both of Allons, and Joyce Shields of Allons; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jerry Savage, David Burchett, Jim Perkins, Gene Bates, Lee Crowder, Matt Bates, Glen Raines, and Travis Sells.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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