Overton County News Overton County News - An Award Winning Newspaper - Livingston, Tennessee
homeabout ussubscriptionskids cornerlocal linkscontact us
News
Events
Society
80 Years Ago
Obituaries
Sports
Weather
Classifieds
Archives

Archives 10-11-2006

Obituaries

Bobby Wayne Bowman
Graveside services for Mr. Bobby Wayne Bowman, 60, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Hilham Church of Christ Cemetery with Bro. Paul Wilmouth and Bro. Harris Eldridge officiating.

Mr. Bowman died Wednesday, Oct. 4 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Born January 28, 1946, in Fort Pierce, FL, he was the son of the late William Levi and Dessie O.V. (Bullock) Bowman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Carl Bowman, Paul Bowman, and Hampton Bowman; and a sister, Reba Nell Bowman.

Survivors include 2 brothers, Donald Bowman of Algood and William "Bill" Bowman of Huntsville, AL; and a sister, Christine Eldridge of Algood.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

Dapho Dishman
Funeral services for Miss Dapho Dishman, 70, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Chris Dishman officiating.

Burial was in Liberty Cemetery.

Miss Dishman died Sunday, Oct. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born March 19, 1936, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Oren Tipton and Edna (McDonald) Dishman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Sherman Dishman and Hoyt Dishman; and a sister, Janet (Dishman) May.

Survivors include 2 brothers, Truman Dishman of Dyersburg and Justin Dishman of Baxter; 5 sisters, Dorothy Dishman and Susan Ledbetter, both of Livingston, Ottolene Gunnels and Virginia Webb, both of Rickman, and Vivian Harris of Cookeville; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers were Andrew Ledbetter, Norman May Jr., Chris Ledbetter, Jason Webb, Joe Jolley, and Tifford Gunnels Jr.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. (C)

 

Billy Clifford Garrett
Funeral services for Mr. Billy Clifford Garrett, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland officiating.

Burial, with military services performed by James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062 Honor Guard, was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Garrett died Friday, Oct. 6 at Overton County Nursing Home. He was a retired truck driver, worked in road construction, and was a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Coon Hunters Association and the Masonic Lodge in Michigan, and was of the Baptist faith.

Born October 5, 1935, in Overton County, he was the son of the late John L. and Ethel (White) Garrett. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his godparents who raised him, Bill and Ollie (Cravens) Garrett; 7 brothers, Edward Garrett, Leo Garrett, Willard Garrett, Wilbur Garrett, Dave Garrett, Willis Garrett, and Finnis Garrett; and 3 sisters, Carry Martin, Eliza Copeland, and Alice Faye Mills.

Survivors include 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Gaye and Jerry Dale of Livingston and Sheri and Steve Greenwood of Hilham; a brother, L.D. Garrett of Livingston; 2 sisters, Hazel Speck Chettle of Livingston and Jewel Richardson of Michigan; 3 grandsons, Kristopher Keith Carr and his wife, Lori, Michael Willis, and Billy Carr and his wife, Kelli; 3 granddaughters, Cara Leigh Boone and her husband, Matthew, Lora May Looper and her husband, Jody, and Julie Grace Raines and her husband, Chad; 6 great-grandchildren, Zachary Marshall Raines, Avah Michelle Carr, Taylor Layne Boone, Parker Zayne Boone, Kaston Keith Carr, and Kenton Grae Lankford; and several nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.

Pallbearers were Joe Garrett, Jerry Garrett, Kendrick Melton, Michael Carr, Kristopher Carr, Richard Ledbetter, and Roger Linder. Honorary pallbearers were Matt Boone, Chad Raines, and Jody Looper.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lazarus House Hospice or American Cancer Society.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

William Taylor "Bill" Hall
Funeral services for Mr. William Taylor "Bill" Hall, 46, of Monroe, were conducted Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at First Christian Church with Bro. Jesse Bradshaw and Dee Ledford officiating.

Burial was in Bethsaida Cemetery.

Mr. Hall died Saturday, Oct. 7 at his home.

Born May 26, 1960, in Jacksonville, FL, he was the son of June (McDonald) Hall of Monroe and the late William Taylor Hall.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Brittany Leah (Hall) and Eddie Johnson of Byrdstown; a brother, Thomas "Tom" Clayton Hall of Monroe; 2 sisters, Debra Gayle Roberts of Monroe and Donna Rae Palmero of Coral Gables, FL; 2 uncles, Roger McDonald and Troy McDonald Jr.; and 2 grandchildren, Chase Hayden Johnson and Brylee Faythe Johnson.

Pallbearers were Jarman Hicks, Mike Huddleston, Johnny Cyrus, Jack Dale, Scott Gore, and Ben Danner.

Memorial contributions may be made to the memorial fund at First Christian Church in Livingston.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. (C)

 

Oras Ted "Tod" Jolley
Graveside services for Mr. Oras Ted "Tod" Jolley, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at Hatcher Hall Cemetery, with his nephew, Jeremiah Sells, officiating.

Mr. Jolley died Thursday, Oct. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a brick mason and employee of Wascon, Inc. in Livingston. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing.

Born July 21, 1935, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Odell and Virgie (Griffin) Jolley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joy Bilbrey.

Survivors include his wife, Betty (Brown) Jolley of Livingston; 3 daughters, Penny Beaty and her husband, David, of Cookeville and Vivian Dillon and her friend, Wayne "Moose" Davidson, and Debby McCulley and her husband, Gary, all of Sparta; 3 brothers, Troy Jolley, Robert "Bob" Jolley, and Gilbert Jolley, all of Monroe; 2 sisters, Brenda Taylor and Francis Sells, both of Monroe; 7 grandchildren, Brandon Walker, Tara Sims and her husband, Mark, Jamie Nash and her husband, Brian, Jennifer Maynord, Matthew McCulley, Nikita Beaty, and Tod Beaty and his special friend, Monica Payne; 3 great-grandchildren, Briley Cate Sims, Garrett Hughes Nash, and Gracie Nash; and nephews, nieces, other family members, and fishing friends.

Pallbearers were Tim Jolley, Gib Jolley, Steve Jolley, Troy Jolley, Joe Jolley, and Steve Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers were Scott Underwood, Greg Parsons, "Spud" Parsons, Bruce Dailey, Josh Cravins, Jonathan Cummings, Jeremiah Williams, Jerry Cravins, Gerald Cravins, Barry Johns, and Steve Bennett.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

Rubye G. Matthews
Funeral services for Mrs. Rubye G. Matthews, 94, of Livingston, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Allen Judd officiating.

Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Matthews died Sunday, Oct. 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born November 17, 1911, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Joe Miller and Mary Francis (Little) Garrett.

Survivors include 2 sons, Billy Joe Matthews and Jerry Matthews, both of Livingston; a daughter, Mary Frances Flemming of Allons; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Michael Matthews, Mark Matthews, Brandon Matthews, Ted Matthews, Russ Robbins, and Craig Brown.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. (C)

 

Genivia Phipps
Funeral services for Mrs. Genivia Phipps, 83, of Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Kirby officiating.

Burial was in Harris Chapel Cemetery in Rickman.

Mrs. Phipps died Tuesday, Oct. 3 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Born December 27, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Jackson and Martha Leoita (Bowman) Honeycutt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Phipps; 3 brothers, Willie Oakley, Clyde Honeycutt, and Haskell Honeycutt; and 2 sisters, Geneva Lambert and Christola Honeycutt.

Survivors include 3 sons, Clifford Phipps of Algood, Danny Phipps of Monterey, and Randle Phipps of Rickman; 2 daughters, Norma Jean Blaylock of Rickman and Anna Faye White of Monterey; 2 brothers, Andy Honeycutt of Monterey and Claudell Honeycutt of Rickman; a sister, Melissa Hall of Anderson, IN; 4 grandchildren, Timmy White, Kristie Weaver, Trent Phipps, and Brandon Phipps; 4 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.

A guest register may be signed at gofffh.com.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

Charles Aaron Talley
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Aaron Talley, 72, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2006, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox officiating.

Burial was in Paran Cemetery.

Mr. Talley died Thursday, Oct. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a self-employed landscaper and attended Whitson Chapel Church of Christ.

Born March 28, 1934, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Evin and Mary Lou (Copeland) Talley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Hamp Lee.

Survivors include his wife, Claudine (Phy) Talley of Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and William Allen of Cookeville; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Jean and Lehman Riggs of Cookeville and Louise Lee of Battle Creek, MI; 2 grandchildren, Brandi Allen and Tara Allen; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

top of page

 

Overton County News
415 West Main Street
P.O. Box 479
Livingston, Tennessee 38570
tel 931.823.6485
fax 931.823.6486
info@overtoncountynews.com

 


News
Society
History

Obituaries
Sports

 

News
01-04-2006
01-11-2006
01-18-2006
01-25-2006
02-01-2006
02-08-2006
02-15-2006
02-22-2006
03-01-2006
03-08-2006
03-15-2006
03-22-2006
03-29-2006
04-05-2006

04-12-2006
04-19-2006
04-26-2006

05-03-2006
05-10-2006
05-17-2006
05-24-2006
05-31-2006

06-07-2006
06-14-2006
06-21-2006
06-28-2006
07-05-2006
07-12-2006
07-19-2006
07-26-2006
08-02-2006
08-09-2006
08-16-2006
08-23-2006
08-30-2006
09-06-2006
09-13-2006
09-20-2006
09-27-2006
10-04-2006
10-11-2006





Society
01-04-2006
01-11-2006
01-18-2006
01-25-2006
02-01-2006
02-08-2006
02-15-2006
02-22-2006
03-01-2006
03-08-2006
03-15-2006
03-22-2006
03-29-2006
04-05-2006
04-12-2006

04-19-2006
04-26-2006
05-03-2006
05-10-2006
05-17-2006
05-24-2006
05-31-2006
06-07-2006
06-14-2006
06-21-2006
06-28-2006
07-05-2006
07-12-2006
07-19-2006
07-26-2006
08-02-2006
08-09-2006
08-16-2006
08-23-2006
08-30-2006
09-06-2006
09-13-2006
09-20-2006
09-27-2006
10-04-2006
10-11-2006



 


History

01-04-2006
01-11-2006
01-18-2006
01-25-2006
02-01-2006
02-08-2006
02-15-2006
02-22-2006
03-01-2006
03-08-2006
03-15-2006
03-22-2006
03-29-2006
04-05-2006
04-12-2006
04-19-2006
04-26-2006
05-03-2006
05-10-2006
05-17-2006
05-24-2006
05-31-2006
06-07-2006
06-14-2006
06-21-2006
06-28-2006
07-05-2006
07-12-2006
07-19-2006
07-26-2006
08-02-2006
08-09-2006
08-16-2006
08-23-2006
08-30-2006
09-06-2006
09-13-2006
09-20-2006
09-27-2006
10-04-2006
10-11-2006

 

 


Obituaries
01-04-2006
01-11-2006
01-18-2006
01-25-2006
02-01-2006
02-08-2006
02-15-2006
02-22-2006
03-01-2006
03-08-2006
03-15-2006
03-22-2006
03-29-2006
04-05-2006
04-12-2006
04-19-2006
04-26-2006
05-03-2006

05-10-2006
05-17-2006
05-24-2006
05-31-2006

06-07-2006
06-14-2006
06-21-2006
06-28-2006
07-05-2006
07-12-2006
07-19-2006
07-26-2006
08-02-2006
08-09-2006
08-16-2006
08-23-2006
08-30-2006
09-06-2006
09-13-2006
09-20-2006
09-27-2006
10-04-2006
10-11-2006



Sports
01-04-2006
01-11-2006
01-18-2006
01-25-2006
02-01-2006
02-08-2006
02-15-2006
02-22-2006
03-01-2006
03-08-2006
03-15-2006
03-22-2006
03-29-2006
04-05-2006
04-12-2006
04-19-2006
04-26-2006
05-03-2006
05-10-2006
05-17-2006

05-24-2006

05-31-2006
06-07-2006
06-14-2006
06-21-2006
06-28-2006
07-05-2006
07-12-2006
07-19-2006
07-26-2006
08-02-2006
08-09-2006
08-16-2006
08-23-2006
08-30-2006
09-06-2006
09-13-2006
09-20-2006
09-27-2006
10-04-2006
10-11-2006




   
Printing Supplies Graphic Design Custom Printing Advertising