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Archives 02-01-2006

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EDITH QUALLS BROWN
Funeral services for Mrs. Edith Qualls Brown, 85, of Cookeville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville with Bro. Carson Whiteaker officiating.

Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown died Saturday, Jan. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and nondenominational in faith.

Born October 13, 1920, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Wilburn and Cora (Walker) Bilbrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Qualls; a son, Danny Qualls; a daughter, Mildred Qualls; 2 brothers, Claud Bilbrey and Orlia Bilbrey; a sister, Effie McDaniel; and a grandson, Craig Winningham.

Survivors include a son, Harold Qualls of Nashville; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Deloy Winningham of Cookeville and Carol and Jim Bean of Rickman; 2 grandchildren, Chris Winningham and his wife, Debbie, of Cookeville, and Jimmy Bean of Knoxville; and 3 great-grandchildren, Taylor Winningham, Haley Winningham, and Alex Winningham.

Pallbearers were Chris Winningham, Jimmy Bean, Dewey McDaniel, Harold Qualls, Richard Qualls, and Larry Dunn.

Mrs. Brown's special friends, Janie Ames, Maria Manzano, and Earlene Dixon served as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Amercan Kidney Association, and American Cancer Society.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

I.B. HILL
Funeral services for Mr. I.B. Hill, 66, of Auburntown, were conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, from the chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Thurman Seber officiating.

Burial was in Salem Cemetery.

Mr. Hill died Sunday, Jan. 22 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. A retired factory employee with Whirlpool, he was of the Baptist faith.

Born January 19, 1940, in DeKalb County, he was the son of the late Willie and Myrtle (Derting) Hill. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Mark Hill; a sister, Pauline Fann; and a great-grandchild, Allysun Watson.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley (Goolsby) Hill of Auburntown; 2 children, Wayne Hill of Cookeville and Mandy Hill of Auburntown; 2 sisters, Christine Reed of Milton and Bobbie Hale of Woodbury; 6 grandchildren, Myla Hill, Terry Hill, Jerry Wayne Hill, Lucas Hill, Josh Hill, and Shania Hill; and his mother-in-law, Anna Goolsby of Auburntown.

Special care provided by Woodbury Funeral Home. (P)

 

HENRIETTA KRYSCIO
Funeral services for Mrs. Henrietta Kryscio, 67, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. January 23, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Buddy Reeder officiating.

Mrs. Kryscio died Saturday, Jan. 21 at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. She was a member of the Catholic Church in Cookeville.

Born May 18, 1938, in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John and Veronica Krzykalski. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Beanard Krzykalski and Valantine Krzykalski; and her twin sister, Florence Ford.

Survivors include her husband, John Kryscio of Cookeville; a son, Jason Kryscio of Cookeville; a daughter, Linda Wright of Rickman; a brother, Chester Krzykalski of Jersey City, NJ; and 3 sisters, Josephine Krzykalski, Eleanor Krzykalski, and Ciclea Krzykalski, all of Jersey City.

The family chose cremation, A private burial will be held at a later date at Crestlawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville.

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

 

CULLOM MAXFIELD
Funeral services for Bro. Cullom Maxfield, 65, of Allons, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Elmer McCowan and Bro. Terry Geren officiating.

Burial was in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Bro. Maxfield died Thursday, Jan. 26 at his home. He was pastor at Maple Grove Church of God, the owner and operator of Allons Trading Post, and was a re-upholsterer.

Born February 15, 1940, in Clay County, he was the son of the late John and Pearl (Dulworth) Maxfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Maxfield; and a sister, Nancy Hoskins.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Maxfield of Allons; 2 sons, John Maxfield and Charlie Maxfield, both of Allons; 2 daughters, Sue Carmack of Livingston and Marie Diamond of Allons; 5 brothers, Frank Maxfield of Indianapolis, IN, Milton Maxfield, Grady Maxfield, and Benny Maxfield, all of Allons, and Jerry Maxfield of Monterey; 9 sisters, Maggie Hawn and Mary Lovely, both of Lake City, Irene Mabrey and Callie Renner, both of Livingston, Ruth Phipps of Nashville, Ruby Anderson of Celina, Lou Hargis of Indianapolis, Faye Maxfield of Allons, and Betty Jo Hancock of Monroe; and 13 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were John Maxfield, Charlie Maxfield, Charlie A. Maxfield, James Maxfield, John C. Maxfield, Daniel Maxfield, and Bill Ferrell.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

DAISY MARGARET MILLS
Funeral services for Mrs. Daisy Margaret Mills, 90, of Monroe, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, at Independence Community Church in Monroe with Bro. Randy Maynord officiating.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Mills died Thursday, Jan. 26 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a department store sales person and a member of Independence Community Church.

Born April 5, 1915, in Dallas, TX, she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Mertie (Yarbrough) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard W. Mills; and a sister, Ethel; Cogggins Hunt.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Faunda and Berry Sells of Monroe; a sister, Betty Lou Trenckmann of Houston, TX; 2 grandchildren, Tammy Garrett and her husband, David, and Tracy Waggoner, all of Monroe; and 3 great-grandchildren, Julie Garrett, Rebecca Garrett, and Jacob Waggoner.

Pallbearers were Gary Sells, Denny Sells, Alan Mayberry, Robert Paul, Ryan Meadows, and Jim Thompson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

DOFFIE PIERCE
Funeral services for Rev. Doffie Pierce, 76, of the Love Joy Community of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006, at the Green Pond Undenominational Church with Rev. Freddie Copeland, Rev. Johnny Bertram, and Rev. Glenn Pierce officiating.

Burial was in Wilson Cemetery.

Rev. Pierce died Thursday, Jan. 26 at the home of his daughter in Cookeville. He had been a minister for almost 40 years and was a heavy equipment owner and operator. He was founder of Green Pond Undenominational Church, a charter member of Green Pond Order of Eastern Star Chapter 482, a member of Green Pond Masonic Lodge 703, and a past Worshipful Master.

Born January 21, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Goldie and Rosie (Key) Pierce. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jean (Phillips) Pierce on October 13, 1989; 3 brothers, Delbert Pierce, Willie Lee Pierce, and Beecher Pierce; and 2 infant brothers.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Reba Pierce of Love Joy; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Carolyn Miller of Love Joy and Donna and Eddie Thrasher of Cookeville; a brother, Tom Pierce of Love Joy; 5 grandchildren, Kenny Ray Pierce, Erica Clark, Tonya Cantrall, Jessica Harris, and Justin Thrasher; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home of Monterey. (C)

 

IDA MAE (YORK) SADLER
Graveside services for Mrs. Ida Mae (York) Sadler, 79, of Whitleyville, were conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, at Smith Chapel Cemetery in Macon County with Edwin Sadler officiating.

Mrs. Sadler died Tuesday, Jan. 17 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She worked as a Head Start instructor for 35 years in Jackson County and was a member of North Springs Church of Christ.

She and her husband were members of the Board of Directors of the Twin Lakes Telephone Co-op for more than 50 years, and she was elected to several terms after his death.

Born March 10, 1926, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Maria (Davis) York. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Channie Gray Sadler who died May 24, 1993; 2 brothers, Mitchell York and Harold York; and a sister, Iva Pearl West.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Jane Sadler of Cookeville; a sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Joe West of Red Boiling Springs; and 4 grandchildren, Sonja House and her husband, Bill, of Smithville, Brett Sadler of Chattanooga, and Bryan Sadler and Blake Sadler, both of Cookeville.

Pallbearers were Brett Sadler, Bryan Sadler, Blake Sadler, Billy House, Larry West, and Kenny Martin. All employees of Twin Lakes Telephone Co-op served as honorary pallbearers.

Special care provided by Strode Funeral Home of Tompkinsville, KY. (P)

 

JANICE FAYE (LAYCOCK) SMITH
Funeral services for Mrs. Janice Faye (Laycock) Smith, 62, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Jackie Wheeler officiating.

Mrs. Smith died Tuesday, Jan. 24 at her home.

Born August 20, 1943, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Delma Lee and Lillan (Swallows) Laycock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Eugene Smith.

Survivors include her step-mother, Mary Bell Laycock of Rickman; a daughter, Jennifer Smith of Livingston; a brother, Kenneth Laycock of Rickman; 3 sisters, Shelia Laycock and Jewel McGuire, both of Rickman, and Madelyn Webb of Clarkrange; and a host of relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Bud Swallows, Dewain Winningham, Lee Swallows, Robert McGuire, and Jerry Hall.

No burial was held. The family chose cremation.

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

 

DARRELL DOAK THOMPSON SR.
Funeral services for Mr. Darrell Doak Thompson Sr., 69, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Edwin Garrett and Bro. Damon Corley officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Thompson died Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer, a trucker, a member of Livingston Lodge 259, and of the Baptist faith.

Born March 1, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Millard Lawrence and Anna Lee (Garrett) Thompson.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Frances (Harris) Thompson of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Darrell Doak Jr. and Sherry Thompson of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Duane Graves of Sparta; a brother, Willie Harold "Crock" Thompson of Allons; 2 sisters, Jessie Parrott of Monroe and Neda Rose Copeland of Livingston; 2 grandchildren, Tabitha Graves and Joshua Graves; and a foster grandchild, Jonathan Kuna.

Pallbearers were Tyler Looper, Anthony Seber, Steve Thompson, Joel Copeland, Ted Garrett, Johnny Harris, Darrell Thompson, and Jack Parrott.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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