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James Evert Gunnels
Funeral services for Mr. James Evert Gunnels, 72, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Dr. Lyle Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Hatcher Hall Cemetery.

Mr. Gunnels died Wednesday, Nov. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a construction worker and a member of Hatcher Hall Christian Church.

Born October 9, 1934, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Walter and Gertrude (Ruble) Gunnels. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 sisters, Marene Garrett, Bonnie Melton, Monnie Gunnels, Madgelene Conner, Ethel Gunnels, and Wilman Melton.

Survivors include his wife, Marie (Sells) Gunnels of Monroe; 2 sons, James Darren Gunnels and Scott Gunnels, both of Monroe; a daughter, Helen Keisling of Monroe; a brother, Edward Gunnels of Monroe; 2 grandchildren, Nathan Keisling and Emmitt Gunnels; and 2 step-grandchildren, Brittney Keisling and Brandi Keisling.

Pallbearers were Ray Taylor, Kendrick Melton, Ronnie Gunnels, Danny Reagan, Cletis Beason, and Herb Dishman.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Christine W. (McDonald) Hicks
Funeral services for Mrs. Christine W. (McDonald) Hicks, 79, of Saginaw, MI, formerly of Livingston, will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, from the south chapel of Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes with James Harrison officiating.

Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Hicks died Friday, Nov. 3 at St. Mary's Hospital in Saginaw. She worked in the laundry department at St. John's Hospital for 13 years, was a wonderful gardener who loved to work outside, and was a former member of Meadowbrook Church of Christ in Anderson, MI. Born February 13, 1927, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late James W. and Katie Bell (Swafford) McDonald. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Hicks; and a brother, A.B. McDonald.

Survivors include 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Alric Jones of Saginaw and Betty and Mike Whittaker of Spring Hill, FL; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Rupert and Ann McDonald of Dayton, OH, and Carl and Margaret McDonald of Livingston; and a granddaughter, Amy Whittaker of Indianapolis, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Condolences may be posted online by visiting www.loosefuneralhomes.com.

Special care provided by Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes. (P)

 

Dovie L. Mayer
Funeral services for Mrs. Dovie L. Mayer, 88, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Pastor Terry McCloud officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Mayer died Friday, Oct. 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Allons Assembly of God.

Born September 13, 1918, in Merrimack, KY, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Maggie (Gribbons) Beard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Beard; and 2 sisters, Pauline Watkins and Jewel Beard.

Survivors include her husband, Rollie Mayer of Livingston; 3 sons, Dennis Wood of Livingston, Ronald Wood of Hamilton, OH, and Roger Mayer of Picacho, AZ; a daughter, Patty Jo Serda of Livingston; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Roger Mayer, Ron Wood, Steve Mayer, Michael Mayer, Shaun Serta, and Jon Wood.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. Pd.

 

Paul Allen Sipe
Funeral services for Mr. Paul Allen Sipe, 60, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Sipe died Tuesday, Oct. 31 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a truck driver and a member of Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church.

Born May 1, 1946, in Bradley County, he was the son of Glenn Herbert and Nora Ellen (Lindsey) Sipe.

Survivors include his wife, Pat Sipe of Cookeville; 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Donna Cox of Ocoee, David and Leda Cox of Monroe, Herbert and Melinda Sipe of Livingston, and Tim and Alana Sipe of Cookeville; 2 daughters, Levene Smith and Lori Barnett and future son-in-law, Robbie Davidson, all of Cookeville; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Charlotte Sipe of Smyrna; 4 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law, Glenda and Kenneth Price and Dorthy P. Sipe, all of Cleveland, and Marlene and Johnny Woods and Phyllis and Gary Brown, all of Georgetown; 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Chris Shellenbach, Scott Keisling, Scotty Keisling, Dustin Cox, Frank Kieksey, Harold Harp, Mike Clock, and Jonathan Cavitt.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Elbert Freeman Wilson
Graveside services for Mr. Elbert Freeman Wilson, 81, of Anderson, IN, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at Polk Bilbrey Cemetery with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Mr. Wilson died Thursday, Nov. 2 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN. A retired factory worker, he served in the U.S. Navy onboard the USS Denver during World War II. He was a member of Harris Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Born June 22, 1925, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Russell and Myrtle (England) Wilson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Albert Wilson; a brother, Eulas Wilson; and his grandpa, Bert England.

Survivors include his wife, Valley Mae Wilson of Anderson; 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Carlos and Arlene Wilson, Danny and Vicky Wilson, and Billie Joe Wilson, all of Anderson; 2 daughters, Lois Evelyn Smith and Vickie Ann Wilson, both of Anderson; a brother and sister-in-law, Kimes and Barbara Wilson of Morrison; a sister, Mary Francis Wilson of Rickman; 8 grandchildren, Brandon Wilson and his wife, Heidi, Terry Wilson and his wife Karen, Brian Judd and his fiancˇe, Brandy Davis, Jason Stout, Krista Goodwin, Chayna Wilson, Renee Wilson, and Nicki Wilson; and 2 step-grandchildren, Jim Stevensons and April Stevensons.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

Mrs. Mae (Smith) York
Funeral services for Mrs. Mae (Smith) York, 88, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland officiating.

Burial was in Dugan Smith Cemetery.

Mrs. York died Thursday, Nov. 2 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Livingston Freewill Baptist Church.

Born March 15, 1918, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late Dave and Victoria (Mathis) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Price York; an infant son; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; and a grandson, Jeff Collins.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Arvil and Wilma York and David and Mildred York, all of Livingston; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Christene and Clifton Ledbetter and Mary York, all of Livingston, and Gerald and Betty Collins of Alpine; a sister, Martha York of Livingston; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Johnny York, Bill Hall, Jesse Smith, Tim Reagan, Bill Smith, and Dewain Peek.

Serving as honorary pallbearers were Dustin Collins and Jacob Collins.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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