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Archives May 3, 2006

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Reta Charlotte (Young) Barnes
Funeral services for Mrs. Reta Charlotte (Young) Barnes, 55, of Sparta, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 27, 2006, from the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with Jeff Farris and Tom Farmer officiating.

Burial was held in Blue Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Barnes died Monday, April 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker.

Born May 10, 1950, in White County, she was the daughter of the late George and Alma Lee (Rittenberry) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 half-brothers, Dib Young and Rob Young.

Survivors include 2 sons, Clinton Ray Hammock Jr. and his wife, Heather, of Livingston and Brian Trousdale of Sparta; a daughter, Christy Bradley and her husband, Jason, of Sparta; a brother, Bobby Young of Sparta; 4 sisters, Verla Knowles of Sparta, Mildred Scott of Glasgow, Marie Fields of Edmunton, KY, and Mearline Dodson of Quebeck; a half-sister, Martha York of Sparta; and 5 grandchildren, Megan Hammock, Adrienne Hammock, Savannah Hammock, Ruby Trousdale, and Douglas Trousdale.

Special care provided by Hunter Funeral Home. (C)

 

Lonnie Bowers
Funeral services for Mr. Lonnie Leo Bowers, 66, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Bowers Family Cemetery in Monroe.

Mr. Bowers died Wednesday, April 26 at his home. He was a factory worker at National Twist Drill Company.

Born April 30, 1939, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Gene Carl and Sylvia (Allred) Bowers. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Bowers.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Bowers of Monroe; a son, Gregory Allan Bowers of Livingston; 2 daughters, Shelley Bowers of Monroe and Tanya Ann Bull of Rickman; a brother, Cecil Bowers of Monroe; 3 sisters, Jonelda Sells of Monroe, Annoma Davis of Huber Heights, OH, and Brenda Morrow of Tipp City, OH; and 6 grandchildren, Brittany Bowers, Brianna Bowers, Alonna Bowers, Haley Grace Bowers, Jonathan Bull, and Heather Bull.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Bull, James Bull, James Waddey, Richard Ledbetter, Jason Worley, and Kyle Smith.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Charles Ray Kennedy
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Ray Kennedy, 69, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2006, at Oak Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. James Williams officiating.

Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Kennedy died Friday, April 28 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retail sales manager, active in the Emmaus of the Cumberlands community, a past member of the Ruritan Club, a manager in the Tennessee Farmers Co-op system for more than 20 years, and a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church.

Born July 21, 1936, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Cosby and Enna Susan (Eldridge) Kennedy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister.

Survivors include his wife, Ellen (Ledbetter) Kennedy of Rickman; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Tammy Kennedy of Rickman and Steven and Shannon Kennedy of Crossville; a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Marty Duncan of Knoxville; 2 sisters, Claudean Smith and Emma Jo Dillon, both of Rickman; 8 grandchildren, Jordan Duncan, Jacob Duncan, Britney Kennedy, Taylor Kennedy, Brooke Kennedy, Riley Kennedy, Morgan Kennedy, and Bailey Kennedy; and a special cousin, Billy Jackson and his wife, Eunia, of Dayton, OH.

Pallbearers were Buddy Ledbetter, Max Crabtree, Roy Hugh Melton, Robert McDonald, Mark Smith, Kenny Smith, David Smith, and Andrew Goolsby.

Memorial contributions may be made to Oak Hill United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


Fay (Crabtree) Little

Funeral services for Mrs. Fay (Crabtree) Little, 88, of Memphis, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at noon Monday, May 1, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Craig Green officiating.

Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Little died Wednesday, April 26 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith.

Born July 4, 1917, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Lucinda (Carter) Crabtree. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Little; 4 brothers, Troy Crabtree, Harvey Crabtree, Plato Crabtree, and Walter Crabtree; and 4 sisters, Florence Simcox, Edna Carter, Ethel Copeland, and Annie Ledford.

Survivors include a son, Bruce Averitt and his wife, Bea, of Memphis; a brother, Ellsworth Crabtree of St. Louis, MO; a granddaughter, Vicki Lynn Morrison of Colliersville; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Odell Crabtree, Ron Crabtree, Tommy Simcox, Matt Simcox, Beecher Hunter, and Dock Little.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Lucille (Bailey) Norrod
Funeral services for Lucille (Bailey) Norrod, age 89, of Rickman, TN, formerly of Hanging Limb, TN, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2006, in the chapel of the Rickman Hall Funeral Home. Burial was in the F.A. Norrod Cemetery in Hanging Limb, TN.

Mrs. Norrod died on April 4, 2006. She was born April 24, 1916, in Roane County, TN, to the late James Willard and Georgia (Day) Bailey.

By profession of faith and baptism, she joined the Missionary Baptist Church in August 1932.

After moving to Rickman, she helped to organize and became a charter member of the Rickman First Baptist Church.

She was also a member of the Green Pond Chapter Order of the Easter Star #482, which she was a member of for 50 years.

Her family includes a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannine and Frank Livingston of Rickman, two grandsons, Randall (Randy) Livingston and his wife Cynthia of Rickman, Richard (Rick) Livingston of Spring City, two great-grandsons, Gerald and Morgan Livingston of Rickman, along with a host of loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, H.L. Norrod, whom she married on March 19, 1932, a son, Gerald Norrod, brothers Frank, Boyd, and Melvin Bailey, and a sister, Mildred Craig.

Pallbearers were Larry Bailey, Larry Boardman, Lynn Deck, Richard Norrod, Donnie Phillips, and Junior Roberson.

The service was officiated by Bros. Terry Crabtree and Jackie Wheeler.

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

 

Effie Mae Perdue
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Mae Perdue, 87, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Perdue died Thursday, April 27 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a self-employed housekeeper and was of the Baptist faith.

Born February 11, 1919, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Bob and Sally (Poston) Polson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Neely Perdue; a son, Alford Perdue; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Chatten and Sue Perdue of Livingston; 2 grandsons, Tim Perdue and his wife, Angie, of Texas, and Jeff Perdue of Gallatin; a granddaughter, Cynthia Sullivan and her husband, Jason, of Rickman; 6 great-grandchildren, Cody Sullivan, Cole Sullivan, Abby Perdue, Kayla Perdue, Kelsey Perdue, and Danielle Perdue; a great-great-granddaughter, Chesney Mitchell; and several nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were John Ringley, Odell Johnson, Billy Johnson, Chris Breeding, Tony Carr, Bud Swallows, and Nick Harvey.

Honorary pallbearers were Tim Perdue, Carl Polson, Jason Sullivan, Kenneth Swallows, and Jeff Perdue.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


James Clyde Poston
Funeral services for Mr. James Clyde Poston, 76, of Algood, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29 at Zion Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Jackie Wheeler officiating.

Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Poston died Thursday, April 27 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the European Theatre, a former member of the Algood Lions Club, and an active member of Zion Hill United Methodist Church for more than 50 years, serving as trustee and all other offices in the church.

Born January 3, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Joe Bob and Auda Mae (Brown) Poston. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Rex Poston; and a sister, Alice Poston.

Survivors include his wife of more than 51 years, Ruth (Matthews) Poston of Algood; a daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Mark Dial of Sparta; and a grandson, Chase Dial of Sparta.

Pallbearers were Walter Dailey, Horace Lee Harris, Bryce Boles, Sam Gibbons, Jeff Fleming, and John Ford.

Honorary pallbearers were Willie Arms, Curt Hawkins, William Holder, Arnold Eldridge, and Aubrey L. Stockton.

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


Herbert Hoover Savage
Funeral services for Mr. Herbert Hoover Savage, 77, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2006, from the chapel of Rickman-Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Savage died Saturday, April 29 at Generations of Spencer after an extended illness. He was a retired auto mechanic of 50 years and was of the Church of Christ faith.

Born January 12, 1929, in Overton County, he was the son of the late James Thomas and Verlie (Ledbetter) Savage. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Lonnie D. Savage; a brother, Oather Savage; and 3 sisters, Louise Watts, Eula Fordham, and Betty Savage.

Survivors include a son, Mark Steven Savage of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Billy and Loretta Savage of Livingston; 5 sisters and a brother-in-law, Lorene Byrd of Largo, FL, Geneva Gibson of Semcile, FL, Edith Qualls of Livingston, Geraldine King of Crawford, and Girdean and Arthur Taylor of Cookeville; a grandson, Mark Thomas Savage of Livingston; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Darell King, Clifford King, Ron Taylor, Keith Taylor, Glen Savage, and Jr. Watts.

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


Iva Dean Wright
Funeral services for Iva Dean Wright, 81, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene McCowan, Bro. Derrek Copeland, and Cody York officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Cemetery.

Ms. Wright died Tuesday, April 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker.

Born March 8, 1925, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Cordell and Rebbecca (Ammonett) Wright. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Wright; and a sister, Christene Cooper.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Deloris and Alton York of Allons; a sister, Irene Cooper and her husband, Kenneth, of Allons; 2 grandchildren, Stacy York of Hilham and Dewayne York of Livingston; 2 great-grandchildren, Cody York and Chambray York, both of Allons; a brother-in-law, Floyd Cooper of Jamestown; a sister-in-law, Maurine Wright of Jamestown; 2 nephews; 2 nieces; very special friends, Winnie Poston and Connie Poston; and several other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Timmy Scantland, Rabon York, Billy Poston, Larry King, Kenneth Cooper, and Richard Murphy.

Honorary pallbearers were the cooks at Allons Elementary School.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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