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Charles Lewis Bilbrey
Memorial services for Mr. Charles Lewis Bilbrey, 78, of Livingston, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Bobby Buford officiating.

Mr. Bilbrey died Monday, May 1 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a highway construction worker and a veteran of the United States Army.

Born November 14, 1927, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Lewis K. and Kate Alice (Cook) Bilbrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Belle Bilbrey; a brother, Horace Bilbrey; and 2 sisters, Nell Baxter and Jean Ray.

Survivors include a sister, Willene (Bilbrey) Anderson of Russellville, AK; 4-nephews, Kenny Ray of California, Horace Ray of Virginia, Mark Anderson or Arkansas, and Lewis Anderson of Oregon; and 2 nieces, Grechen Claybrook of Missouri and Betty Baxter of Alabama.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Clyde Lee Bowman
Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Lee Bowman, 85, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, May 8, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Keith Tosh, Rev. Johnny McGill, and Rev. Junior Bowman officiating.

Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Bowman died Friday, May 5 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. He was a logger, a sawmill worker, and a member of Shady Grove Freewill Baptist Church.

Born January 3, 1921, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Issac Thomas and Fannie Alice (Allen) Bowman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Jane (Vaughn) Bowman; a grandson, Clyde Lee Bowman Jr.; and a great-grandson, Zackariah Beaty.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Junior and Vickie S. Bowman of Bear Branch, KY; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Fannie Mae and Jeff Allen of Crossville and Betty Sue and Ronnie West and Mary Lucille and Johnny West, all of Cookeville; 3 brothers, Foister Bowman of Livingston, Walter Bowman of Rickman, and Ezrad Bowman of Huber Heights, OH; 3 sisters, Nellie Looper and Jenola Bryant, both of West Carrollton, OH, and Cora Lou Stanley of Branson, MO; 8 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

Mark Evander Franklin
Funeral services for Mr. Mark Evander Franklin, 46, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Bro. Matt Henderson officiating.

Burial was in Richardson Cemetery.

Mr. Franklin died Friday, May 5 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He was a retired truck driver with Ozark Trucking Company and a member of Cullom Church of Christ.

Born August 27, 1959, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Cortis "Tasso" and Opal (Flowers) Franklin.

Survivors include his former wife of 22 years and the children's mother, Margie (Booher) Franklin of Monroe; a son, Chris Franklin of Monroe; 2 daughters, Tabitha Franklin and Dana Franklin, both of Monroe; 2 brothers, Gayron Franklin of Rickman and Tony Franklin of Allons; a sister, Brenda Franklin of Livingston; and several nephews, nieces, and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Aaron Harvey, Andy Harvey, Nick Franklin, Levi Franklin, Mike Ogletree, Calvin Booher, Buddy Hall, and Tim Oakley.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)


Darrell Gore
Funeral services for Mr. Darrell Gore, 44, of Walling, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Davis officiating.

Burial was in Dotso'Ős Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Gore died Thursday, May 4 at his home in Walling. He was a tree trimmer, a founding member of the Men's Auxiliary Post 431 in Dayton, OH, where he had served as chaplain, and was a member of Sons of the AMVETS Post 24 in Dayton.

Born December 27, 1961, in Dayton, he was the son of the late Aaron Doyle and Sarah Melinda (Judd) Gore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jesse Aaron "Ace" Gore.

Survivors include his wife, Mavery (Meadows) Gore of Walling; a brother, Jimmy Gore of Livingston; 2 sisters, Denise Smith of Livingston and Darlene Pippin of Cookeville; a special uncle and Aunt, Horace and Juanita Gore of Gordonsville; 2 nephews, Ronnie Gore of Cookeville and James White of Livingston; and 2 nieces, Angie Bilbrey and Kristin Pippin, both of Cookeville.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

Earl Walker
Graveside services for Mr. Earl Walker, 90, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Hess Cemetery with Dr. Jeff Moore officiating.

Mr. Walker died Friday, May 5 in Cookeville. He worked 32 years for the city of Altus, OK, 9 of those years as Altus electric superintendent. He was a member of Woodmen of the World and was of the Baptist faith.

Born in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Troy and Emily Walker.

He was married to Nadine (Bartley) Walker for 70 years.

Survivors include 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Beverly and Chuck Galmon and Madeline Burton; 3 grandchildren, Crystal Ragsdale and her husband, Dr. J. Wylie Ragsdale, Greg Sorrels and his wife, Jennifer, and Mark Galmon and his wife, Spring; 4 great-grandchildren, Grant Galmon, Ross Galmon, Zach Sorrels, and Tiffany Fritz; and 2 great-great-grandchildren, Ashton Fritz and Megan "Sunshine" Ragsdale.

He will be remembered, loved, and never forgotten. Online tributes may be made to the family of Mr. Walker at www.Lowell-Tim.com.

Special care provided by Lowell-Tims Funeral Home. (C)

 

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