WAYMON A. HAWKINS JR.
Funeral services for Mr. Waymon A. Hawkins Jr., 55, of Brookville,
OH, and formerly of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday,
Feb. 25, 2006, at Lewisburg United Methodist Church in Lewisburg,
OH, with Rev. Michael D. Pratt and Bro. Jerry Buck officiating.
Burial was in Royal Oak Memorial Gardens in Brookville.
Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at Standing
Stone Praise & Worship Center in Hilham with Bro. Jerry Buck and
Bro. Nathan Hawkins officiating.
Mr. Hawkins died Saturday, Feb. 18 at Good Samaritan Hospital in
Dayton, OH. He was a dedicated father and business owner, operating
Hawkins Roofing for 32 years, and a member of Standing Stone Praise
& Worship Center and the Orlando B.A.D.D. (Bikers Against Drunk
Born August 7, 1950, in Carthage, he was the son of Loamia Hawkins
Morgan of Hilham and the late Waymon A. Hawkins Sr. In addition
to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Jean Hawkins;
his step-father, Vestal Morgan; a sister, Angela Hawkins; a brother-in-law,
Everett Garthwait; and a sister-in-law, Dee Dee Hawkins.
Survivors include 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Betsy and Bobby
Metcalf of Winchester, Vickie and Jared Woodyard of South Bend,
IN, and Melissa Hawkins of Eaton, OH; a step-son, Ronnie Jones of
Pikeville; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law, Willie and Kathy Hawkins
of Lewisburg and Mike and Linnie Hawkins and Johnny and Tammy Hawkins,
all of Hilham; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Barbie and Roy Barlow
of Coldspring, TX, Becky and Donnie Bull of Rickman, and Pam Garthwait
of Eaton; 2 step-brothers; 4 step-sisters; 6 grandsons, Austin Metcalf,
Justin Metcalf, Garrett Woodyard, Wyatt Woodyard, Brett Woodyard
and Derek Jones; a granddaughter, Mikayla Metcalf; many nephews
and nieces who he held very high in his heart; a loyal employee
and friend, Leslie Aikman, and her son, Marc Dehler; and many special
family members and friends. (P)
Funeral services for Rev. Ferrel Looper, 57, of Livingston, will
be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at Faith
Outreach Worship Center with Rev. Bobby Floyd and Rev. A.J. Looper
Burial will be in Love Joy Cemetery.
Rev. Looper died Sunday, Feb. 26 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was founder and pastor of Faith Outreach Worship Center, an original
member of the Looper Trio, and a gospel songwriter. His hobbies
included talking locally on his CB radio and operating his HAM radio.
Born December 20, 1948, in Overton County, he was the son of Gladys
Looper of Dry Hollow and the late Oral Looper.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife of 39 years,
Judy (Swicegood) Looper of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law,
David and Cathy Looper of Dry Hollow; 4 daughters and sons-in-law,
Jennifer and Barry Harvey of Allons, Angela and John Hastings and
Rhonda and Joe Harris, all of Cookeville, and Kimberly and James
Cantrell of Livingston; a brother, Freddie Looper of Dry Hollow;
4 sisters, Barbara Wilson and Lisa Norris, both of Dry Hollow, Brenda
Ray of Monterey, and Louise Henson of Livingston; and 12 grandchildren,
Brittany Wright, Joshua Wright, Amber Looper, Jessica Harvey, Ryan
White, Katelyn Looper, Jordan Harvey, Mariah Looper, Cody Cantrell,
Dawson White, Austin Hastings, and Tiffany White.
Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home of Monterey. (C)
JERE DALE MOORE
Funeral services for Mr. Jere Dale Moore, 58, of Livingston, were
conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at Livingston First United
Methodist Church with Dr. Don Ragland and Rev. Craig Green officiating.
Burial was in Clayton Smith Cemetery in Alpine.
Mr. Moore died Friday, Feb. 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a retired court clerk for Overton County, a member
of Livingston First United Methodist Church and the Democratic Party,
and former director of Livingston-Overton County Chamber of Commerce.
Born November 25, 1947, in Overton County, he was the son of the
late F. Arnold and Treva (McDonald) Moore.
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, John and Judy Moore
of Livingston; a nephew, John Matthew Moore of Johnson City; a niece,
Kelly Jones of Knoxville; and several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Pallbearers were David Sadler, Hugh L. Ogletree, Dickey Mitchell,
Louis Oakley, Bruce Lee, and Bryant Mullinix.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)
ROBERT JOEL SAVAGE
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Joel Savage, 79, of Livingston,
were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, from the chapel
of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Eugene McCowan officiating.
Burial, with full military honors, was in Allen's Chapel Cemetery
in Overton County.
Mr. Savage died Thursday, Feb. 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Born December 13, 1926, in Pickett County, he was the son of the
late Robert Cato and Lillie Mae (Taylor) Savage. In addition to
his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Martha Sidwell;
and a grandson, Marine Lance Corporal Jeremiah Edward Savage.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Ruby Ethel (Phillips) Savage
of Livingston; 3 sons, Bobby Joe Savage and Ronald Victor Savage,
both of Livingston, and Danny Floyd Savage of Illinois; a daughter,
Brenda Lee Damron of Hilham; 8 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jon Savage, Keith Damron, Ryan Savage, Shawn Savage,
Caleb Jones, and Jason Collins.
Special care provided by Rickman-Hall Funeral Home. (C)
GREGORY LYNN SHAW
Funeral services for Mr. Gregory Lynn Shaw, 45, of Cookeville, were
conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, from the chapel of
Speck Funeral Home with Bro. John Whitson officiating.
Burial was in Netherland Cemetery.
Mr. Shaw died Saturday, Feb. 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center. He was a logger/lumber grader and a member of American Hardwood
Association and Memphis Lumber Graders.
Born October 1, 1960, in Scottsville in Allen County, KY, he was
the son of Cecil M. and Kathryn (Harper) Shaw of Livingston.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his fiancˇe, Valorie
Kingery of Livingston; 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Zach and Jennifer
Shaw, Zeb Shaw, and Drew Smith, all of Livingston; a daughter, Daniela
Smith of Livingston; and 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and
Debbie Shaw of Livingston and Mike and Barbara Shaw of Georgetown,
Pallbearers were Jeremy Shaw, Terry Hurt, Frankie Dixon, Richard
Robbins, Ronnie Reese, and Stevie Harper.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were Ed Smith, Terry Hurt, James
Norrod, and J.E. Walker.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)
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