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Archives 06-28-2006

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A.B. "Butch" Carmack JR.
Funeral services for Mr. A.B. "Butch" Carmack Jr., 60, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 18, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Blankenship officiating.

Burial was in Mount Gilead Cemetery.

Mr. Carmack died Thursday, June 15 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired factory worker for General Motors and a United States Army veteran of Vietnam.

Born November 23, 1945, in Dayton, OH, he was the son of the late A.B. Carmack and Lena Bell (Gore) Carmack Halcomb. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Monroe and Velma Gore and Resa and Allie (Hardy) Carmack.

Survivors include his step-father, Bergie Halcomb of Newport Richie, FL; a son, Jeremy Carmack of Lexington, KY; a brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Kathy Halcomb of Eaton, OH; and a sister and brother-in-law, Janie and R.V. Copeland of Hamilton, IN.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

James Douglas Holman Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. James Douglas Holman Sr., 64, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Burial was in Camp Ground Cemetery.

Mr. Holman died Sunday, June 18 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a self-employed logger and a member of Memorial Baptist Church.

Born July 21, 1941, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Halton and Gladys (Flatt) Holman.

Survivors include his son, Doug Holman Jr. of Livingston; 2 sons from a previous marriage, James Lee Dahle and Billy Joe Dahle; a daughter, Carla Gardner of Livingston; 2 brothers, Lonnie Holman and Dennis Holman, both of Michigan; 3 sisters, Gail Peek and Katherine Holman, both of Livingston, and Janice Ranson of Columbia; and 6 grandchildren, Jerran Allen, Aspen Allen, Logan Holman, Dylan Holman, Morgan Holman, and Cody Dahle.

Pallbearers were Doug Holman Jr., Lonnie Holman, Dennis Holman, Terry Holman, Jerran Allen, Billy Gardner, James Lee Dahle, and Billy Joe Dahle.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

R.D. King
Funeral services for Mr. R.D. King, 79, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2006, from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Franks officiating.

Burial was in Crest Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. King died Monday, June 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a retired automotive body worker and owned King's Body Shop for more than 50 years. He was a Mason, a member of the 266th Cookeville Lodge of Masons, and a member of Stevens Street Baptist Church in Cookeville. A veteran of World War II, he served as a private in the U.S. Navy and received the Good Conduct Medal and Victory Ribbon.

Born May 30, 1927, in Monroe, he was the son of the late Ambrose Marion and Nancy (Choate) King. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Willie King, Oral King, Allard Kind, J.D. King, and Ward King; and 4 sisters, Epsie King, Ellean Robbins, Emma Dee Melton, and Opal Reagan.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Pauline King of Cookeville; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Don and Debbie King of Summerville, MO, and Kenneth Lee and Diane King of Saline, MI; a sister, Eurclea Pryor of Crossville; a half-brother, Randall King of Indiana; a grandson, Jeremy Robert King of Saline; 2 granddaughters, Amanda Renee King and Lindsey Amber King, both of Saline; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Crest Lawn Funeral Home. (C)

 

Roy "Howard" Ledbetter
Funeral services for Mr. Roy "Howard" Ledbetter, 78, of East Leroy, MI, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, June 28, 2006, from the chapel of Richard A. Henry Funeral Home in Battle Creek, MI, with Pastor Brent Branham officiating.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Battle Creek.

Mr. Ledbetter died Sunday, June 25 at Battle Creek Health System. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he worked 19 years at U.S. Register until it closed in 1973 and then with the Kellogg Company in packaging until retirement in 1994. He enjoyed being with his family, hunting, the outdoors, and gardening.

Born June 17, 1928, in Alpine, he was the son of the late Luther D. and Louester (Winton) Ledbetter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Mike Ledbetter, who died in 1993.

Survivors include his wife, Belinda S. (Davis) Ledbetter, whom he wed on March 18, 1955, in Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Cindy Ledbetter of Battle Creek; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Bob Brenner of Battle Creek; a daughter-in-law, Melinda Ledbetter of Scotts, MI; a sister and brother-in-law, Charlene and Leck Hull of Alpine; 8 grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to American Lung Association.

Special care provided by Richard A. Henry Funeral Home. (P)

 

Eddie Miller
Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Miller, 61, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey with Rev. Kenny Smith, Rev. Kevin Smith, and Rev. Willie Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson community.

Mr. Miller died Saturday, June 17 at his home. A factory worker at Dacco, he was an avid fisherman and guitar player and a member of Crossroads Freewill Baptist Church.

Born July 6, 1944, in Overton County, he was the son of Rachel (Norrod) Miller of the Vines Ridge community and the late Clarence Miller. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Clyde Miller.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Freda (Anderson) Miller of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and John Winningham of Monterey; 4 brothers, Larry Miller and Charles Miller, both of Vines Ridge, Roger Miller of Hanging Limb, and Lonnie Miller of Kentucky; 2 sisters, Claudine Hargis of Kentucky and Charlene Ramsey of Vines Ridge; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Willis and Reba Anderson of Mineral Springs; a special brother, Glenn Zellner; 5 special sisters, Nora Smith, Doris Zellner, Cinda Birdwell, Sandra Knowlton, and Glenda Melton; and 2 grandchildren, Mishaela Conley and Gage Winningham.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

Robert "Bob" Murphy
Funeral services for Mr. Robert "Bob" Murphy, 77, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Arthur Hall and Rev. Delmer McCowan officiating.

Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson community.

Mr. Murphy died Saturday, June 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a retired tool maker at the General Motors plant in Dayton, OH, and a member of the International Union of Electricians Local #801 in Dayton.

Born September 28, 1928, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Marvin and Dora (Phillips) Murphy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great-grandson, Adam Murphy.

Survivors include his wife, Victoria Murphy of Cookeville; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Daniel and Patricia Murphy of Moraine, OH, and David Murphy of Kettering, OH; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Vickie and Frank Johnson of Beavercreek, OH, and Desiree Murphy of Cookeville; 4 brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin Jr. and Berta Murphy, Joe Donald and Naomi Murphy, Percy and Kay Murphy, and Paul and Gail Murphy, all of Monterey; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Earlene Padgett of Monterey and Emma Jean and Winnward Truitt of Orlando, FL; his mother-in-law, Helen Pheanis of Cookeville; 3 grandchildren, Jason Johnson of Beavercreek, Amber Murphy of West Carrollton, OH, and Tiffany Wendling and her husband, James, of Germantown, OH; and a great-grandson, Dalton James Wendling of Germantown.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

Floyd Preston Neely
Mr. Floyd Preston Neely, 74, died May 28, 2006, in Deltona, FL.

Born October 5, 1931, in Alpine, he was the son of the late Cy Preston and Erna (Jones) Neely.

He grew up and went to school in Alpine until the school closed. He then attended and graduated from Warren Wilson before joining the Navy and serving two years. Upon being discharged, he returned to Maryland to work.

After marrying and raising a family, he retired and moved to Georgia, and later to Florida, where he lived for the past several years.

Survivors include 2 sons, Mark Neely of Maryland and Grege Neely of Tennessee; a daughter, Linda Wistort of Maryland; a brother, Thomas Neely of Orlando, FL; a sister, Maris Neely of Pleasant Hill; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

His body was returned to Maryland, where he was buried with full military honors in the Veterans Memorial Cemeter. (P)

 

Shayna Dee Perry
Funeral services for Miss Shayna Dee Perry, 16, of Byrdstown, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 20, 2006, at Pickett County High School Gymnasium with Bro. Ivan Raley and Bro. Dickie Hinton officiating.

Burial was in Story Cemetery.

Ms. Perry died Sunday, June 18 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a junior and a cheerleader at Pickett County High School and a member of Byrdstown First Baptist Church.

She loved everyone and everyone loved her.

Born February 1, 1990, she was the daughter of Deno Perry Jr. of Byrdstown and Paula Hensley of Livingston. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bobby Crawford and S.C. Crabtree; and her great-grandparents.

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her step-father, Jeff Hensley of Livingston; her grandparents, Carolyn and Buddy Long of Byrdstown, Ronnie and Shannon Perry, and Janet Perry, all of Jamestown; her great-grandmother, Odie Rich of Byrdstown; 2 brothers, Derek Perry and his wife, LeeAnn, and R.D. Perry III of Byrdstown; a sister, Kayla Perry of Byrdstown; 3 uncles, Chris Crawford and his wife, Brenda, and Kevin Perry and his wife, Paula, all of Byrdstown, and Robbie Owens and his wife, Jessica, of Jamestown; 2 special uncles, Jeff Davis and Jack Rich, both of Byrdstown; and an aunt, Sonya Cantrell of Byrdstown.

Pallbearers were Jamie Beaty, Josh Moon, Jeff Tompkins, Gary Garrett, Evan Wright, Shawn Abbott, Joey Rhule, and Larry Rhule. Matt Clark and Daniel Abbott served as honorary pallbearers.

Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown. (C)

 

Ona Mae Phillips
Funeral services for Mrs. Ona Mae Phillips, 100, of Ingalls, IN, were conducted at noon Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at Fellowship Baptist Church in Allons with Bro. Mike Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Phillips died Friday, June 23 at her home. She was a homemaker.

Born May 30, 1906, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Christopher and Magdeline (Booher) Mabrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Cordell Phillips; a son, Edward C. Phillips; and a daughter, Frances A. Phillips.

Survivors include a son, Clois Phillips of Ingalls; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa and Don Weston of Pendleton, IN, and Janice and Gary Drake of Greenfield, IN; 6 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, IN 46140.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

David Wayne Robbins
Funeral services for Mr. David Wayne Robbins, 44, of Monroe, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Sylvester-Robbins Cemetery.

Mr. Robbins died Monday, June 19 at his home. He was a factory worker and a member of Wirmingham Church of Christ.

Born January 23, 1962, he was the son of Clifford E. Robbins and the late Elean (King) Robbins.

Survivors, in addition to his father, include 4 brothers, Edgar Robbins of Alpine, Harold Robbins of Monroe, Norman Robbins of Lebanon, KY, and Shelly Robbins of Franklin, IN; and 4 sisters, Evelyn Newberry of Burnette TX, Wilma Maynord of Livingston, Nancy Ramsey of Rickman, and Reta Etheridge of Clarksville. Pallbearers were Bryan Robbins, Steve Young, Delane Newberry, Rick Newberry, "Tee" Crabtree, and Matthew Crabtree.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

Jeffrey Olen Taylor
Funeral services for Mr. Jeffrey Olen Taylor, 44, of the Hardy's Chapel community, were held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 23, 2006, at Hardy’s Chapel Community Center with Bro. Norman Carter officiating.

Mr. Taylor died Sunday, June 18. He was a carpenter.

Born March 17, 1962, in Dayton, OH, he was the son of the late Joseph Raymond and Rilla Loraine (Hay) Taylor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Aaron Lloyd Taylor.

Survivors include his wife, Lorenda (Woody) Taylor of Hardy's Chapel; a brother, Chuck Taylor of Ohio; and 2 sisters, Lynne Armstrong and Cathy Hanshow, both of Ohio.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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