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Archives 03-29-2006

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DUVONE DALE
Funeral services for Mr. Duvone Dale, 68, of Huntsville, AL, and formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Bro. James Hunter officiating.

Burial was in Dale Cemetery in Hilham.

Mr. Dale died Monday, March 20 at his home. He was an engineer for Redstone Arsenal and was of the Christian faith.

Born May 13, 1937, in Overton County, he was the son of the late William Zina and Mary Arlena (Mullins) Dale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis Dale.

Survivors include a brother, Donald Dale of Livingston; 2 sisters, Barbara Shipwash of Livingston and Ova Carloyn Robbins of Rickman; and serval nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Willie Hugh Dale, Willie Hugh Bilbrey, Denver Richardson, Clifford Choate, Delton Robbins, Chester Carmack, Donald Kernell, and Johnny Taylor.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

THELMA JEAN HAMMOCK
Funeral services for Mrs. Thelma Jean Hammock, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Kase officiating.

Burial was in Hilham Cemetery.

Mrs. Hammock died Tuesday, March 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired garment factory worker and a member of Baptist Ridge Church of Christ.

Born October 14, 1938, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Claude Vassal "Doc" and Annie Mae (Greer) Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Billy Wayne Hammock.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin Hammock of Livingston; 2 brothers, Jimmy Wilson of Hilham and Danny Wilson of Indianapolis, IN; a sister, Linda Rose Daws of Livingston; and a special nephew, Eddie Daws.

Pallbearers were Larry Gore, Billy Dishman, Clinton Ray Hammock, Rick Ledbetter, Tony Hammock, and Harold Ledbetter.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

JOYCE ALLENE KOGER
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Allene Koger, 82, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 23, 2006, from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Rev. Hillier Duke officiating.

Burial was in Beaty Cemetery in Pickett County.

Mrs. Koger died Tuesday, March 21 at Country Place Health Care Center in Crossville. She owned and operated the first Merle Norman Cosmetics in Cookeville until her retirement and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Cookeville.

Born March 1, 1924, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late William Lee and Ollie (Story) Crouch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Koger; 3 brothers, Osborne Crouch, Donald Crouch, and Ord Crouch; and 4 sisters, Novie Green, Mary Guthery, Wona Gunter, and Eva Stowers.

Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Bethel and Virginia Crouch of Cookeville; a sister and brother-in-law, Jessie and Leonard Huddleston of Sparta; and several nephews and nieces.

Mrs. Koger's family and friends served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)

 

PHILLIP DON LEWIS
Funeral services for Mr. Phillip Don Lewis, 43, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating.

Burial was in Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis died Monday, March 20 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was the owner of P&T Lewis Tree Service in Cookeville and of the Baptist faith.

Born March 14, 1963, in Pikeville, he was the son of the late Franklin and Shelby (Miller) Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Barry Lewis.

Survivors include his wife, Tammy (Copeland) Lewis of Cookeville; 3 sons, Jeremy Sells, Stormy Chilton, and Dylan Chilton, all of Livingston; 3 daughters, Candice Hunley of Baxter, Alisha Lewis of Cookeville, and Shelby Lewis of Hilham; a brother, Wayne Lewis of Cookeville; 2 sisters, Lois McCloud of Cookeville and Shelia Smith of Livingston; a grandchild; and several nephews, nieces, and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Troy Gore, Mike Brown, Johnny "Squeak" Smith, Brian Smith, Scotty "Cotton Top" Smith, and Tommy Frady.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

JASON WAYNE PHILLIPS
Funeral services for Mr. Jason Wayne Phillips, 31, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating.

Burial was in Allen's Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Phillips died Tuesday, March 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a trim out worker/mobile home contractor.

Born February 21, 1975, in Orange County, TX, he was the son of Minnie (Smith) Phillips of Cookeville and the late J.B. Phillips.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Melissa (Tharp) Phillips of Hilham; 3 sons, Dylan Phillips, Dawson Phillips, and Dakota Phillips, all of Hilham; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Barbara Tharp of Hilham; a brother, Jay Matthew Phillips of Cookeville; a sister, Minda Lee Burgess of Cookeville; and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Kip Moon, Ron Savage, Mike Tharp, Lester Tharp, Tad Phillips, Benny Phillips, Keith Burgess, and Mitchell Falcon.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

HAROLD GENE RAMSEY
Funeral services for Mr. Harold Gene Ramsey, 64, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Ayers, Rev. H.S. Brown, and Rev. Phillip Morgan officiating.

Burial was in New Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Ramsey died Monday, March 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a retired auto mechanic for Hub Motors.

Born September 6, 1941, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late William Harrison and Della (Loftis) Ramsey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Alpha Mae (Phillips) Ramsey; his second wife, Nancy Louise (Matthews) Ramsey; 3 half-brothers, Zollie Ramsey, Charlie Ramsey, and Cecil Ramsey; and a half-sister, Alvie Scott.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mitchell and Sandy Ramsey of Hilham; a half-brother, Willie J. Ramsey of Chicago, IL; a sister, Opal Ayers of Hilham; a half-sister, Lola Alexander of Memphis; 2 grandchildren, Rachel Coleman and Eric Ramsey, both of Hilham; a great-grandchild, Tayson Trey Coleman; and a nephew, Jeff Ayers.

Pallbearers were Jeff Ayers, Harold Ayers, Eric Ramsey, Raymond Qualls, Whitney Coleman, and Chris Qualls.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

CLYDE WALKER
Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Walker, 63, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Mike White officiating.

Burial, with military honors performed by James T. Davis Post 5062 Honor Guard, was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Walker died Wednesday, March 22 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Retired from Fleetguard, he was a member of Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist Church and a United States Air Force veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

Born February 9, 1943, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Ernest and Fannie (Cantrell) Walker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Dillard Walker, Willard Walker, Willis Walker, Millard Walker, and Corbie Walker; and 2 sisters, Carrie Norris and Rosanne Walker.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Walker of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Wes Barnes of Livingston; 3 sisters, Clara Mae Ledbetter and Colleen Phillips and her husband, Aggard, all of Livingston, and Judy Phillips and her husband, Clyde, of Monterey; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clifton Lambert, Alan Lambert, Brenda Dowdy, and Christy and Scott Johnson, all of Indiana, Jim Lambert of Louisiana, Johnnie Hammock Walker of Livingston, and Delene and L.D. Lafever of Baxter; 2 grandsons, Zachary Barnes and Tyler Barnes; and his step-mother-in-law, Gene Lambert of Indiana.

Pallbearers were Greg Lambert, Jamie Lafever, Roger Walker, Robbie Ledbetter, Robert Ledbetter, Adam Walker, Bennie Sells, and David Ayers.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

AGNES (RAY) WEBB HOOKS
Funeral services for Mrs. Agnes (Ray) Webb Hooks, 82, of Rickman, were conducted at noon Saturday, March 25, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating.

Burial was in Eckels Cemetery.

Mrs. Hooks died Thursday, March 23 at her home. She was of the Pentecostal-Baptist faith and attended Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Born April 11, 1923, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Perry and Elizabeth (Carwile) Ray. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Issac Brance Webb; her second husband, Willie Hooks; a son, A.B. Webb; 2 brothers, J.C. Ray and Loyd Ray; and 5 sisters, Lilly Moody, Auda Coffeit, Arie Franklin, Virus Williams, and Mauda Poston.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Glen Moody of Rickman; a brother, Charles Ray of Nashville; a grandson, Donnie Webb; 3 granddaughters, Sherry Harris and her husband, David, of Rickman, Amy Sells and her husband, Allen, of Hardy's Chapel, and Lisa Webb; 3 great-grandchildren; and special caregiver and great-granddaughter, Brittney Harris of Rickman.

Pallbearers were Herman Moody, Donald Moody, Joe Moody, Justin Moody, Willard Willis, and Eddie Ray.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Ernest Moody, Buddie Gamble, and Clio Webb.

Memorial donations may be made to Lazarus House Hospice in Cookeville.

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

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