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Opal Pauline (Vaughn) Cooper
Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Pauline (Vaughn) Cooper, 79, of Cravenstown, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating.

Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb.

Mrs. Cooper died Friday, Dec. 8 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. She was one of the first women to work in the coal industry in the Upper Cumberland, and she had also worked in area garment factories, at Ideal Laundry in Livingston, and at Crawford Head Start. She was of the Baptist faith.

Born August 20, 1927, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Pearl (Norris) Vaughn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Kennedy Cooper; an infant son, Bernard Cooper; a brother, Bill Vaughn; and a sister, Juanita Hill.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Harold Cooper of Cravenstown; 2 daughters, Rita McCay of Chattanooga and Margaret Clark of Cravenstown; 2 sisters, Lola Mae Harris of Twinton and Offie Sells of Cravenstown; 9 grandchildren, Jessie Kennedy, Kenny Cooper, Kennedy Cooper, Nick McCay, Jordon McCay, Austin McCay, Tyler Albertson, Madison Clark, and Konner Clark; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home.

 

Janet Ann Gore
Funeral services for Mrs. Janet Ann Gore, 62, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Gore died Thursday, Dec. 7 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville. She was a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.

Born August 7, 1944, in Rickman, she was the daughter of Auda (Garrett) Dial of Livingston and the late Alfred Dial. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Gore.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a son and daughter-in-law, Darrin and Michele Gore of Allons; a daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Mike Gore of Allons; 3 brothers, Randall Dial and Roger Dial, both of Rickman, and Bryant Dial of Livingston; 3 sisters, Diana King of Rickman, Danette Miller of Hanging Limb, and Carla Bailey of Cookeville; and 2 grandchildren, Lane Gore and Brittni Hargis of Allons.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston.

 

Carrie Frances Hooten
Funeral services for Miss Carrie Frances Hooten, 61, of Hilham, will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Barlow officiating.

Miss Hooten died Sunday, Dec. 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was disabled and participated in Pacesetters. She attended House of Faith Church.

Born July 8, 1945, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Mildred D. (Stafford) Hooten and the late Oval Francis Hooten. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Joe Hooten.

Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a brother and sister-in-law, Jack E. and Diane Hooten of Hilham; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Betty and Arnold Trevathan of Hilham and Mable Ann Keller of Livingston; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Dolphus "Doc" Hall Jolley
Funeral services for Mr. Dolphus "Doc" Hall Jolley, 78, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Dr. Lyle Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Hatcher Hall Cemetery

Mr. Jolley died Thursday, Dec. 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a farmer, the first owner of Gulf Service Station on East Main Street in Livingston, a charter member and past president of Livingston Civitan Club, past president of Overton County Fair Board, a former Livingston alderman, a member of the American Legion, a United States Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a member of Hatcher Hill Christian Church.

Born January 30, 1928, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late William Hall Jolley and Mary (Mullins) Jolley Melton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Juanita Huddleston and Gail Beaty; and a nephew, Gary Fred Jolley.

Survivors include his wife, Lerion Jolley of Monroe; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Cathy Jolley of Livingston and Ray and Trish Jolley of Crossville; 4 brothers, Kendrick Melton, Roy Hugh Melton, and Rex Melton, all of Monroe, and Joe Melton of Indiana; 4 sisters, Jean Norrod and Shirley Garrett, both of Monroe, and Barbara Lee and Ruth Waddey, both of Livingston; 6 grandchildren, Annette Norrod, Bert Jolley, Lori (Jolley) Long, Matt Jolley, Kevin Jolley, and Keri Randolph; and 7 great-grandchildren, Dakota Randolph, Austin Randolph, Hailey Randolph, Colby Norrod, Daniel Jolley, Blayne Jolley and Eli Jolley.

Pallbearers were John Officer, Leon Wright, Joe Copeland, Frankie Nolen, Owen Stewart, and Joe Arney. Memorial contributions may be made to Hatcher Hall Christian Church.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Johnnie McCowan
Funeral services for Mrs. Johnnie McCowan, 69, of Monterey, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Elmer McCowan officiating.

Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson community.

Mrs. McCowan died Thursday, Dec. 7 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Born August 26, 1937, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Clearindie (Vaughn) Pierce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Bennie Pierce; and a sister, Bonnie Pierce.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Floyd McCowan of Monterey; a brother and sister-in-law, Bradley and Delcie Pierce of Mayland; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Loyd and Elease McCowan of Monterey.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home.

 

Willie Gentry Phillips
Funeral services for Mr. Willie Gentry Phillips, 68, of New Carlisle, OH, and formerly of Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Looper officiating.

Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery.

Mr. Phillips died Monday, Dec. 4 at his home. He was president of the 1957 class at Monterey High School, where he was very active in sports. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of F&AM Tippecanoe Lodge 174 in Tipp City, OH, a 32nd degree Mason AASR in Dayton, OH, a member of the VFW Medway, and a retired business agent with Sheetmetal Local 24. He attended Northridge Freewill Baptist Church.

Born April 30, 1938, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Thurston and Myrtle (Looper) Phillips. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Pauline Phillips.

Survivors include 5 sons, Michael Phillips of Capertino, CA, Steven Max Phillips of New Carlisle, Marty Phillips of Dayton, Matthew Phillips of Athens, GA, and Mitchell Phillips of Vandalia, OH; a daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Bart Rhoades of Tipp City; 5 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Floyd and Georgia Phillips and Kenneth Phillips, all of Monterey, Gary Phillips of Mt. Juliet, Larry Phillips of Gratis, OH, and Donny and Kathleen Phillips of Lebanon; 2 sisters, Geraldine Buttram of Kettering, OH, and Judy Phillips of Cookeville; 11 grandchildren; special friends Art and Billie Abney; and several nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home.

 

Donald Douglas Turley
Funeral services for Mr. Donald Douglas Turley, 63, of Livingston, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, from the chapel of Fielden Funeral Home in New Market with Rev. Norman Turley and Rev. Avory Turley officiating.

Burial was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 at Oakland Cemetery in Grainger County.

Mr. Turley died Wednesday, Dec. 6 at his home. He was a residential carpenter and a United States Army veteran of the Vietnam era.

Born April 8, 1943, in Rutledge, he was the son of the late Hubert D. and Bertha P. (Harville) Turley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, R.N. Turley and Amos Turley; and a sister, Morine (Turley) Hodge.

Survivors include a son, Nicholas D. Turley of Talbott; 2 daughters, Tina (Turley) Owens of Livingston and Donna Williams of Rutledge; the mother of Nicholas and Tina, Melba Turley; 5 brothers, Avory Turley, Ellis Turley, and Harold Turley, all of Rutledge, Norman Turley of New Market, and Andy Turley of Talbott; 3 sisters, Florene Watson and Carolyn Morgan, both of Rutledge, and Mary Ann Ellison of Bean Station; 4 grandchildren, Chelsea Owens, Casey Baker, Whitney Turner, and Chad Slagle; and 4 great-grandchildren, Dylan Ramsey, Caden Baker, Brody Baker, and Conner Slagle

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Jerry Whitehead
Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Whitehead, 53, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 2006, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. David Phillips officiating.

Burial was in Muddy Pond Cemetery.

Mr. Whitehead died Friday, Dec. 8 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a roofer and attended Mineral Springs Freewill Baptist Church.

Born December 23, 1952, in Putnam County, he was the son of Edna (Jackson) Smith of Baxter and the late Albert Whitehead. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Franklin Whitehead, Billy Whitehead, and Kenneth Ray Whitehead.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Gail (Swallows) Whitehead of Monterey; 3 sons, Jerry Whitehead Jr., Berry Whitehead, and Brigham Whitehead, all of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Myron McCowan of Monterey; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary and Teresa Whitehead of Baxter, Carl and Vicky Whitehead of Gainesboro, and Jimmy and Michelle Simpson of Cookeville; 3 sisters and brothers-in-law, Lois and Melvin McBroom and Belinda and Joey Harris, all of Baxter, and Erna and Shirley Buck of Cookeville; 4 grandchildren, Brittany Whitehead, Deana McCowan, Alexander McCowan, and Kacie McCowan; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, James and Elza Swallows of Monterey; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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