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Archives 10-12-2005

 

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BROOKELYN FAYE CONNER
Funeral services for Miss Brookelyn Faye Conner, 18, of Livingston, were conducted in joint service with her mother, Jennifer Dawn Flowers, at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Whaley officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Miss Conner died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker.

Born July 5, 1987, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Terry Flowers of Livingston and the late Jennifer Dawn (Allred) Flowers. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, William Reed Allred; her step-father-in-law, Stanley Thrasher; and an uncle, Ronnie "Hack" Allred.

Survivors, in addition to her father, include her husband, Joshua Allen Conner of Pall Mall; 2 daughters, Kaylee Renae Conner and Kenzie Reign Conner, both of Pall Mall; her grandmothers, Joyce Allred and Janet Flowers, both of Livingston; her step-father, Danny Long of Rickman; her father-in-law, Ricky Lee Conner; her mother-in-law, Carol Thrasher of Pall Mall; 2 brothers, Terry Lee Flowers Jr. and Taylor Joe Long, both of Rickman; a sister, Bailey Danielle Long of Rickman; a brother-in-law, David Conner and his wife, Wanda, of Pall Mall; 2 sisters-in-law, Misty Conner of Byrdstown and Betsy Conner of Pall Mall; and 3 special cousins, Brandi Gore, Misty Gore, and Steven Matthews.

Pallbearers were Danny Long, Josh Conner, Rocky Keen, David Conner, Terry Flowers, and Chris Boles.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

MATHEW E. EMERICK
Mr. Mathew E. Emerick, 21, of Livingston, died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was employed at McDonald's.

Born October 12, 1983, in Montgomery County, OH, he was the son of David and Brenda Emerick and Marilyn and Junior Roop, all of Livingston. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Arnold E. Emerick and Howard A. Mathews.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, April Emerick of Allons; his grandmothers, Marquerite Emerick of Troy, OH, and Kathleen Mathews of Palm Coast, FL; 2 brothers, Zakari Emerick and Erik Emerick, both of Livingston; 5 sisters, Elsey Emerick, Emma Miller, Shianne Roop, all of Livingston, Nicci Emerick of Portland, OH, and Anna Miller of Sharon Springs, NY; a nephew, Nicholas Emerick; and a niece, Savannah Miller.

No funeral services have been planned at this time.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JENNIFER DAWN FLOWERS
Funeral services for Mrs. Jennifer Dawn Flowers, 36, of Livingston, were conducted in a joint service with her daughter, Brookelyn Faye Conner, at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Darrell Whaley officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Flowers died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Born July 7, 1969, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Shirlie Joyce (Carmack) Allred of Livingston and the late William Reed Allred. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Auda Allred and Shirley and Marietta (Wilson) Carmack; a brother, Ronnie "Hack" Allred; 3 uncles; and 2 aunts.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her children's fathers, Terry Flowers Sr. of Livingston and Danny Long of Rickman; 2 sons, Terry Lee Flowers Jr. and Taylor Joe Long, both of Rickman; a daughter, Bailey Danielle Long of Rickman; 2 brothers, Bobby Michael Allred and Ricky Lynn Allred, both of Livingston; 5 sisters, Rita Joyce Phillips of Monterey, Gina Kaye Collier of Murfreesboro, and Lisa Gore, Christie Liegh Scott, and Candi Lynn Stover, all of Livingston; and 2 grandchildren, Kaylee Conner and Kenzie Conner, both of Pall Mall.

Pallbearers were Danny Long, Josh Conner, Rocky Keen, David Conner, Terry Flowers, and Chris Boles.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

HOMER C. NEAL
Funeral services for Mr. Homer C. Neal, 87, of Rickman, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Honeycutt officiating.

Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.

Mr. Neal died Monday, Oct. 3 at Standing Stone Care & Rehab Center. He was a furniture and factory worker and a United States Army veteran of World War II.

Born May 5, 1918, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Chester and Minnie (Gore) Neal. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Dortha Neal of Rickman; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and June Neal and Mark and Kathy Neal, all of Livingston; a daughter, Diann Poston of Rickman; a sister, Eva Swallows of Cookeville; 2 grandchildren, Elaine Morgan of Cookeville and Steve Poston of Rickman; 2 step-grandchildren, Kelly Beasley of Livingston and D.J. Massengille of Maine; 4 great-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Trent Phipps, Derek Beasley, Kelly Morgan, Tim Reid, Mark Brown, and Charles Cumby.

Alton Mercer, a long-time friend of Mr. Neal, served as honorary pallbearer. Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

KENNETH M. QUALLS
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth M. Qualls, 62, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2005, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Dr. David Moore officiating.

Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.

Mr. Qualls died Friday, Oct. 7 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He worked in the Sanitation Department at Russell Stovers Candy.

Born February 8, 1943, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Bradley and Jessie Lee Qualls.

Survivors include his wife, Dottie Qualls of Rickman; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Amy Garrett of Algood and Myra and Mike Elder of Jonesboro; a brother, Doyle Qualls of South Carolina; a sister, Betty Gantt of North Carolina; and 2 grandchildren, Griffin Elder and Lilly Elder.

Pallbearers were Mike Elder Jr., Brian Springston, Randy Fillers, Mark Giddings, Bryan Qualls, and Scott Qualls.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

ROGER DALE SIDWELL
Funeral services for Mr. Roger Dale Sidwell, 38, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. A.J. Looper officiating.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mr. Sidwell died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Willie Edward and Burnice (Dishman) Sidwell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Sidwell.

Survivors include his wife, Irene (Peek) Sidwell; 3 sons, Dustin Sidwell of Monroe, Dustin Flowers of Livingston, and Brandon Qualls of Anderson, IN; 2 daughters, Natasha Sidwell of Monroe and Vanessa Peek of Livingston; 4 brothers, Jack Sidwell of Rickman, Gary Sidwell of Allons, and Johnny Sidwell and Darrell Sidwell, both of Livingston; and 6 sisters, Anna Henry of Cookeville, Shirley Johnson of Timothy, and Dean Watkins, Darlene Masters, Rhonda Stewart, and Debbie Sidwell, all of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Brannum, Evan Sidwell, James Stewart, Tracy Melton, Paul Stewart, Derrick Sidwell, Tanker Upchurch, and John Melton.

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

 

JEFFREY LEON WATKINS
Funeral services for Mr. Jeffrey Leon Watkins, 27, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mr. Watkins died Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born August 30, 1978, in Overton County, he was the son of Ricky and Dean (Sidwell) Watkins of Livingston.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Misty Watkins of Livingston; 2 sons, Brandon Watkins and Skyler Watkins, both of Livingston; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

Pallbearers were Jason Ledbetter, Tanker Upchurch, John Bilblrey, Josh Masters, John Melton, and Jackie Watkins.

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

 

 

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