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Archives April 26, 2006

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Allie (King) Cooper
Funeral services for Mrs. Allie (King) Cooper, 90, of the Beatytown community, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2006, from the chapel of Mundy Funeral Home in Jamestown with Bro. Ray Smith officiating.

Burial followed in King Cemetery.

Mrs. Cooper died Saturday, April 22 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

She was a member of Riverton Baptist Church since September 1931. She was the daughter of the late Jasper and Lee Ann (Wright) King. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wheeler Cooper; 3 brothers, Charles King, Mack King, and Allard King; a sister, Bertha Stephens; and a great-great-grandchild.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Nancy Cooper and Terry and Carol Cooper, all of Jamestown; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Erdean Winningham and Faye and Edward Winningham, all of Livingston, and Josephene and Arnold Long of Allons; a brother, Carlos King of Knoxville; 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Mundy Funeral Home. (C)


Reeva Shea Ray
Funeral services for Reeva Shea Ray, 4, of Allons, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Tommy Davis officiating.

Burial followed in Fellowship Cemetery.

Reeva died Tuesday, April 18 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She attended Memorial Baptist Church.

Born May 22, 2001, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Regina Kay (Auberson) Ray of Allons and the late Walter Frank Ray. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Rosaline Ray.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her grandmother, Brenda Auberson of Livingston; her grandfathers, Bruce Auberson of Livingston and Herman Ray of Allons; her great-grandmothers, Reba Johnson of Livingston and Betty Ray of Allons; and her brother, Gavin McKay Ray of Allons.

Pallbearers were Brian Emberton, Shane Booher, Casey Brown, Brandi Presslar, Brian Ledbetter, and Mark Kelon.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


Estelle Poston

Funeral services for Mrs. Estelle Poston, 86, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Steven Thornton officiating.

Burial was in Eckel Cemetery. Mrs. Poston died Tuesday, April 18 at Bethesda Health Care Center. She was a retired garment factory worker and attended Rickman First Baptist Church.

Born December 5, 1919, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late James Oliver and Addie (Gore) Matthews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claud Calvin Poston; 2 brothers, Dan Matthews and Lawrence Matthews; a half-brother, N.K. Matthews; 2 sisters, Dovie Moss and Eva Dean Franklin; and 2 half-sisters, Lizzie Taylor and Ora Farlow.

Survivors include 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and John Beuerlein of Mt. Juliet, Dianne and Jerry Tomlin of Liberty, and Linda and Ken Minnear of Cookeville; 4 grandchildren, Michelle Burkett and her husband, Keith, John Beuerlein Jr., Jason Beuerlein, and Thea Demonbreun; and 3 great-grandchildren, Christopher Burkett, Sara Burkett, and Bray Demonbreun.

Pallbearers were Jerry Tomlin, John Beuerlein Sr., John Beuerlein Jr., Jason Beuerlein, Keith Burkett, Steve Nunley, and Christopher Burkett.

Ken Minnear served as honorary pallbearer. Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


Betty Sue Lawson
Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Sue Lawson, 57, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Haskel Cox officiating.

Burial followed in McDonald Cemetery. Mrs. Lawson died Friday, April 21 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a factory worker and a member of Livingston Church of Christ.

Born December 21, 1948, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Bedford Cope and Frances (McCormick) Cope. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Cope.

Survivors include 2 sons, David Threet and Larry Sidwell, both of Livingston; a daughter, Angela Cope of Livingston; 2 sisters, Bonnie Hancock of Alpine and Dean Ledbetter of Livingston; a granddaughter, Tazha Sidwell of Livingston; and a special cousin, Janice Flowers of Alpine.

Pallbearers were Scott Hancock, Jeff Ledbetter, Jerry Ledbetter, Larry Sidwell, Mike Kernell, and David Cope.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

George Earl "Sarge" Anderson
Memorial services for Mr. George Earl "Sarge" Anderson, 68, of Monroe, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2006, from the chapel of Brown Funeral Home. The family chose cremation.

Mr. Anderson died Thursday April 13 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was retired from the United States Army, for which he served as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne. Although he lived most of his life in Michigan and Florida, he spent the past 13 years of his life in Pickett and Overton counties.

Born December 21, 1937, in Pontiac, MI, he was the son of Ruby (Chapman) Anderson of Kalamazoo, MI, and the late Wayland R. Anderson.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Janie (Beason) Anderson of Monroe; a son, Eric Anderson of Alabama; 2 step-sons, Robert Long and Frankie Long, both of Anderson, IN; 3 step-daughters, Donna Huffman of Gainesboro, Pamela Spears of Allons, and Robin King of Anderson; 3 sisters, Sandra Kraft and Ada Ann Smith, both of Kalamazoo, and Dianna Locke of Soldtna, AK; and 11 grandchildren.

Special care provided by Brown Funeral Home. (C)

 

Mary K. Arnold
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary K. Arnold, 87, were conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, 2006, from the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary in Maryville with Rev. Adrian Jones and Randy Storie officiating.

Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 26 in Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Arnold died Monday, April 24. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Rev. Thurman Arnold.

Born June 29, 1918, she was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Doris and Bill Scarborough, Bob and Sandra Arnold, and Frances and Max Williamson; 3 sisters, Helen Hansard, Willa Hartsook, and Ruby Dusina; her grandchildren, whom she loved, Barry Scarborough and his wife, Kim, Karen Sanderson and her husband, Mark, Kevin Arnold and his wife, Lynn, Susan Christiansen, Greg Arnold and his wife, Jongee, Estelle Davis and her husband, William, and Eric Williamson and his wife, Kari; her adored great-grandchildren, Brooke Chester and her husband, Justin, Lindsey Sanderson, Derek Scarborough, Andrew Scarborough, Adam Christiansen, Allie Christiansen, Amos Christiansen, Cade Arnold, Macy Arnold, Becky Habeggar and her husband, Ben, and Taylor Davis; special neighbors, Don and Gail Kennedy; and her loving caregiver, Ruth Kerr.

Special care provided by Smith Mortuary in Maryville. (P)

 

Eva (Short) Beaty
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva (Short) Beaty, 67, of the Shady Grove community near Monterey, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, April 26, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Roger Selby officiating.

Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Beaty died Sunday, April 23 at her home. She was a homemaker.

Born June 25, 1938, in Monterey, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Hattie Mae (Cunningham) Short. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary Beaty; 3 brothers, Hollis Short, Kenneth Short, and Buddy Short; and 3 sisters, Vada Matheney, Cora Fee, and Jane Bowman.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Johnny Beaty of Shady Grove; 6 sons and 5 daughters-in-law, Roger and Janet Beaty of Penndleton, IN, Micheal and Cindy Beaty of Lawrence, IN, Jerry and Nancy Beaty of Gainesboro, Rodney and June Beaty of Shady Grove, and Jason Beaty and Rick and Krystal Beaty, all of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Elega and Johnny Gentry of Cookeville; a brother, James Short of Cicero, IN; a sister, Rena Belle Hargis of Orange County, KY; 12 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Beaty’s sons will serve as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

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