BENNETT RAY DAILEY
Funeral services for Mr. Bennett Ray Dailey, 38, of Hilham, were
conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, from the chapel
of Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Robert Turner and Mike Buck
Burial was in Spicer Cemetery.
Mr. Dailey died Sunday, Jan. 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born July 25, 1967, in Clay County, he was the son of Shirley Ray
Dailey of Hilham and Eva Turner of Cookeville.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother and sister-in-law,
Ronnie Keith and Christy Dailey of Rickman; a sister, Kim Kirby
of Cookeville; 3 nephews, Corey Dailey, Hunter Dailey, and Jacob
Dailey; 4 nieces, Chelsea Kirby, Cassidy Dailey, Hannah Dailey,
and Jessica Dailey; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Pallbearers were Allen Wayne Pennington, Bobby Joe Pennington,
Fowler Pennington, J.C. Roberts, Jackie Roberts, Toby Crouch, Jason
Tidwell, and James Homer Dailey.
Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)
Funeral services for Mrs. O.V. Dishman, 82, of Livingston, were
conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, from the chapel of Speck
Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Smith and Bro. Jerry Savage officiating.
Burial was in Miller Cemetery.
Mrs. Dishman died Thursday, Jan. 5 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was a housewife and a member of the Baptist Church.
Born April 22, 1923, 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, Kenneth Dishman;
a daughter, Linda Lou Dishman; 3 brothers, Clester Savage, E.J.
Savage, and Ben Savage; 4 sisters, Lucille Little, Estelle Turner,
Dellas Savage, and Jessie Holt; and a grandson, Mark Dishman. Survivors
include 3 sons, Paul Dishman of Alpine, Dannie Dishman of Nashville,
and Boone Dishman of Livingston; 2 daughters, Janet Walker of Monroe
and Brenda Shelton of Nashville; 2 brothers, Charles Savage of Ohio
and Jerry Savage of Livingston; 2 sisters, Joyce Shields and Genevie
Walker, both of Livingston; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren,
and great-great-grandchildren; and a host of friends including Carol
Hammock who visited her every day and was so loved by Mrs. Dishman.
Pallbearers were Billy Joe Shelton, Donald Shelton, Anthony Scott,
Brian Scott, Doug Dishman, and Danny Mead.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Jeff Walker, Mike Walker,
Dwayne Dishman, Danny Dishman Jr., Ben Savage, and Scottie Walker.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)
LUTHER FLOYD MAGGART
Funeral services for Mr. Luther Floyd Maggart, 63, of Rock Island,
were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, from the chapel
of Speck Funeral Home with Jason Barlow officiating.
Burial was in Old Bethel Cemetery.
Mr. Maggart died Monday, Jan. 2 at his home. He was a superintendent
for a bridge construction company and was nondenominational in faith.
Born April 25, 1942, in Warren County, he was the son of the late
Luther and Oretha (Graves) Maggart. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by a sister, Olene Roth Hopkins.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Ann Maggart of Rock Island; a
step-son, Larry Bilbrey; 2 step-daughters, Sherry Warren and Lorrie
Harris; 2 brothers, Oscar Maggart and Johnny Maggart; 2 sisters,
Billie Sue Belwood and Sandra Baker; and 4 grandchildren, Zachary
Warren, Bradley Warren, Trista Bilbrey, and Clint Harris.
Pallbearers were Larry Bilbrey, Zachary Warren, Bradley Warren,
Ronnie Barlow, Bruce Harris and Wesley Willeford.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)
DELTA LUCY NORRIS
Funeral services for Mrs. Delta Lucy Norris, 100, of Anderson, IN,
and formerly of Livingston, were conducted Friday, Jan. 6, 2006,
from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.
Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery.
Mrs. Norris died Sunday, Jan. 1. She was considered a loving mother
and grandmother and a faithful believer in God. Meal time at her
house was wonderful, especially her chocolate pies.
Born December 29, 1905, in Livingston, she was the daughter of
the late Jessie and Dora Carmack. In addition to her parents, she
was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Clyde Norris; a son,
Lester Coy Norris; numerous brothers and sisters; and 4 grandsons,
Jerry Norris, Donnie Norris, Bobby Norris, and Joey Norris.
Survivors include 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Keith and Betty
Norris of Anderson, Kelly and Jane Norris of Warren, MI, and Charles
Norris of Livingston; 14 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and
a great-great-grandchild. (P)
LLOYD EUGENE SCOTT
Funeral services for Mr. Lloyd Eugene Scott, 86, of Cookeville,
were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, from the chapel
of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Rev. Myron Greer officiating.
Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Jackson County.
Mr. Scott died Tuesday, Jan. 10 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a factory worker for Acme Boot Company and was of
the Christian faith.
Born May 2, 1919, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late
George and Vallie (Gentry) Scott. In addition to his parents, he
was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine (King) Scott of Cookeville;
a daughter and son-in-law, Myra and Shane Shoemake of Cookeville;
2 grandchildren, Steve Ashburn and his wife, Lori, and Scotty Ashburn
and his companion, Teresa Lloyd; 2 great-grandchildren, Alexis Ashburn
and Zander Ashburn; and several nephews and nieces.
Mr. Scott's family and friends served as pallbearers.
Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)
HAROLD LUCIAN SMITH
Mr. Harold Lucian Smith, 70, of Livingston, died Friday, Jan. 13,
2006, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer and a member
of Jesus Precious Word Church in Livingston.
Born June 26, 1935, in Pickett County, he was the son of Beulah
(Lacy) Smith of Monroe and the late Ward Smith. In addition to his
father, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Ricky Dailey; and
2 brothers, Arthur Smith and Eugene Smith.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Edith Smith
of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Joyce Smith
of Byrdstown; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Faye and Andrew "Spud"
Parson of Monroe, and June Dailey of Byrdstown; 3 step-grandchildren;
and nephews and nieces.
The family chose cremation. No services have been arranged at this
Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)
JIMMY D. STRONG
Funeral services for Mr. Jimmy D. Strong, 55, of the Fairview community
of Jackson County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006,
from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Gainesboro with Bro.
Larry Clinkenbeard officiating.
Burial was in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community
of Jackson County.
Mr. Strong died Friday, Jan. 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was employed with Dacco in Cookeville and was a member
of UAW Local 2409.
Born October 11, 1950, in Jackson County, he was the son of the
late Homer and Willard (Coffee) Strong. In addition to his parents,
he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Carsey Chaffin.
Survivors include his wife, Deborah (Chaffin) Strong of Fairview;
a son and daughter-in-law, Scottie and Lisa Strong of Cookeville;
a brother, Cecil Strong of Fairview; a sister and brother-in-law,
Marie and Willie White of Monroe; a grandson, Nathan Dale of Cookeville;
a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Helen and James Stafford of
Burristown; 2 nephews, Ricky White and Tony Stafford; and 3 nieces,
Lisa Ruffner, Tammy Wells, and Amy Wilson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family by contacting
Anderson Funeral Home.
A memorial guest register may be signed at andersonfh.net.
Special care provided by Anderson Funeral Home. (C)
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