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April 19, 2006
Obituaries

Kathy Reed
Funeral services for Mrs. Kathy Reed, 43, of Crawford, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, April 19, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Kirby and Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating.

Burial will follow in Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb.

Mrs. Smith died Saturday, April 15 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker.

Born July 10, 1962, in Monterey, she was the daughter of Charles Hill and Charlene Smith.

Survivors include her mother, Charlene Smith of Mineral Springs; her father and step-mother, Charles and Sue Hill of Crawford; her grandmother, Mary Smith of Monterey; 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Nathan and Stephanie Reed, Erick Reed, and Macky Reed, all of Crawford; a brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Donna Hill of Crawford; a sister and brother-in-law, Lesa and Greg Farley of Monterey; 2 grandchildren, Kelsey and Nathaniel; and a special friend, John Richard Holmberg of Crawford.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

Clyde Lee Dale
Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Lee Dale, 75, of Rickman, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2006, at Bethel United Methodist Church with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mr. Dale died Thursday, April 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a cattle farmer and logger, a veteran of the U.S. Marines, and a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church.

Born March 6, 1931, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Hobson and Oga (Dillon) Dale. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Eunice Lena Dale in 1999; a brother, James Dale; and 3 sisters, Elise Stockton, Alene Tayman, and Lois Dale.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Stone Dale of Rickman; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Gaye Dale of Livingston; a brother, Charles Dale of Anderson, IN; a sister and brother-in-law, Bobbie and McCoy Gunnels of Rickman; 2 granddaughters, Cara Boone and her husband, Matt, and Lora Looper and her husband, Jody; and 2 great-grandchildren, Taylor Layne Boone and Parker Zayne Boone.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

Orene (Copeland) Ledbetter
Funeral services for Mrs. Orene Copeland Ledbetter, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Freddie Looper and Bro. Paul Wampler officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Ledbetter died Wednesday, April 5 at her home.

Born July 4, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Milton and Elizabeth (Vaughn) Copeland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Ledbetter; a son, Dwaine Ledbetter; 2 brothers, Ridley Copeland and Junior Copeland; 3 sisters, Lyda Hammock, Avo Fields, and Treva Crabtree; and a great-grandchild, Christopher Reeder.

Survivors include 5 sons and daughters-in-law, Mickey and Tena Ledbetter and Jerry Ledbetter, all of Livingston, Jimmy and Rhonda Ledbetter of Roseville, MI, Danny and Jolene Ledbetter of Allons, and Kenneth Ledbetter of Monroe; 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and Kenneth Reeder of Nashville, Bonita and Jimmy Sidwell of Hermitage, Debbie and Gary Franklin of Rickman, and Barbara and Timmy Duke of Livingston; a brother, Howard Copeland of Livingston; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a special friend, Gladys Kernell; and a special family pet, Kalli Lu.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Reeder, Chris Farmer, Ryan Duke, Travis Duke, Tyler Ledbetter, Kevin Ledbetter, and Chad Slayton.

Mrs. Ledbetter's granddaughters served as honorary pallbearers.

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

Stella Mae Rilda Young
Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Mae Rilda Young, 91, of Crossville, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Comer McGuire and Bro. Jimmy Bivens officiating.

Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Young died Friday, April 14 at Cumberland Medical Center. She was a factory worker and a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church.

Born June 17, 1914, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Lou Ella (Asburn) Cantrell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Calvin Young; a son, John Young Jr.; 2 daughters, Betty Sue Young and Catherine Brown; a son-in-law, Roger Miller; 2 brothers, Inas Cantrell and Finis Cantrell; a sister, Thelma Jones; and 2 grandchildren, Sandra Brown and Ronnie Matthews.

Survivors include 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Jeanne and Horace Matthews of Anderson, IN, Geneva Miller of Rickman, and Rebecca and Jimmy Bivens of Crossville; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
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Pallbearers were Mance Brown, John Jones, Mitch Copeland, David Clark, Tony Walker, Doug Savage, Jeff Cross, and Josh Walker.

Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Swallows, Jeff Neal, and Mike Miller.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

Ethel Mae Locklear
Funeral services for Ms. Ethel Mae Locklear, 70, of Alpine, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2006, at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Rennert, NC, with Rev. Rocky Williamson officiating.

Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery in Rennert.

Ms. Locklear died Thursday, April 13 at her home. She was a retired hospital dietary worker and a member of Grace Baptist Church in Alpine.

Born April 29, 1935, in Lumberton, NC, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Maggie (Locklear) Locklear. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Melinda Locklear; and 12 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include 2 sons, Leon Locklear of Detroit and Harold Locklear of Statesville, NC; a daughter, Marline (Locklear) Phifer and her husband, Jerry, of Cookeville; a brother, Redell Locklear of Lumberton; 2 sisters, Magdeline Revels of Fayetteville, NC, and Mattie Belle Chavis of Rennert; 8 grandchildren, Tanya McCarrell, Melissa Simpson, Sammie Ferrell, Mark Greer, Crystal Locklear Douglas, Stephanie Locklear, Robert E. Locklear, and Leah Locklear Parent; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Revels Funeral Home in Lumberton. (C)

Esther Thomason
Funeral services for Mrs. Esther Thomason, 83, of Rickman, were conducted at noon on Saturday, April 15, 2006, from the Rickman chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating.

Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Thomason died Thursday, April 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired press operator at Michigan Abrasive Co.

Born September 6, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Delta (Allred) Winningham. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Eugene Thomason; 3 brothers, Clyde Winningham, Clifton Winningham, and Clarence Winningham; and a sister, Marie Neal.

Survivors include her husband, James Melvin Thomason of Rickman; 2 sons, Jimmy Thomason and Claude Thomason, both of Dayton, OH; 2 daughters, Becky Lloyd and Cindy O’Reilly, both of Dayton, OH; a brother, Elbert Winningham of Algood; 3 sisters, Jewel Dean Dillon of Algood, Lola Mae Coffee of Cookeville, and Lorene Morrow of Indiana; and 2 sisters-in-law, Edwina Winningham of Livingston and Brenda Anderson of Rickman.

Pallbearers were Tim Coffee, Terry Coffee, Larry Winningham, Shawn Winningham, Mick O’Reilly, and Claude Thomason.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

Lucille (Bailey) Norrod
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille (Bailey) Norrod, 89, of Rickman, formerly of the Hanging Limb community, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home in Rickman with Bro. Terry Crabtree and Bro. Jackie Wheeler officiating.

Burial was in F.A. Norrod Memorial Cemetery in Hanging Limb.

Mrs.Norrod died Tuesday, April 4. By profession and baptism, she joined the Missionary Baptist Church in August 1923. After moving to Rickman, she helped organize and became a charter member of Rickman First Baptist Church. She was also a charter member of Green Pond Chapter 482 Order of the Eastern Star, serving as a member for 50 years.

Born April 24, 1916, in Roane County, she was the daughter of the late James Willard and Georgia (Day) Bailey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H.L. Norrod; a son, Gerald Norrod; 3 brothers, Frank Bailey, Boyd Bailey, and Melvin Bailey; and a sister, Mildred Craig.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannine and Frank Livingston of Rickman; 2 grandsons, Randy Livingston and his wife, Cynthia, of Rickman, and Rick Livingston of Spring City; and 2 great-grandsons, Gerald Livingston and Morgan Livingston, both of Rickman.

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

Ruth Dishman

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Dishman, 85, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Clayton and Bro. Howard Dailey officiating.

Burial was in Liberty Cemetery.

Mrs. Dishman died Monday, April 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born August 18, 1920, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Columbus and Mary Ellen (Cantrell) Carmack. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bethel Dishman; 2 brothers, Shirley Carmack and Joe Carmack; 3 sisters, Edna Sells, Bell Ledbetter, and Eula Coffee; and 2 infant sisters.

Survivors include a son, Steve Dishman of Livingston; a daughter, Brenda Kay Dishman of Livingston; a brother-in-law and his wife, Herbert and Mary Dishman of Livingston; 2 sisters-in-law, Carrie Dishman of Livingston and Opal Dishman of Indiana; and a host of nephews, nieces, family, and friends.

Pallbearers were Billy Joe Dishman, Steve Coffee, Jennings Hill, Donald Gore, Michael Allred, and Cracker Coffee.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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