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Annie Flossie Bartlett
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Flossie Bartlett, 65, of Celina and Cookeville, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Bartlett and Rev. Earl Dirkson officiating. Burial will be in Free Hill Cemetery in Clay County.

Mrs. Bartlett died Sunday, Jan. 21 at her home in Celina. A graduate from Darwin High School in Cookeville, she was retired from Cookeville Regional Medical Center, where she worked for more than 27 years. She was a member of Free Hill Church of Christ and McClellan Avenue Church of Christ.

Born March 28, 1941, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Rose and Jessie (Halsell) Paige. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Charlie Ray Paige and James Paige; and 2 sisters, Claudette Willis and Evelyn Ellis.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Bartlett; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Charles D. Paige of Cookeville and W. Floyd and Katanya Langford of Birmingham, AL; a daughter, Jacqueline "Sissy" Langford of Cookeville; 5 step-children, James Bartlett and his wife, Deborah, of Cookeville, Gary "Neal" Bartlett of Celina, Diana Bartlett of Findley, OH, Kay Tooley of Celina, and Alex Tooley of Tompkinsville, KY; 8 sisters, Odean Gribble of Sparta, Gertie Roberts, Rosa Farley and her husband, Bobby, Nardie Hamilton and her husband, Lyle, Hilda Gist and her husband, Leroy, and Annie Peake and her husband, Melvin, all of Cookeville, Kathleen Hamilton and her husband, Louis, of Celina, and Mattie Dowell of Nashville; 3 brothers-in-law, Charles Bartlett and his wife, Garetta, of Fayetteville, NC, Bobby Bartlett and his wife, Geneva, of Celina, and Jerry Bartlett and his wife, Linda, of Louisville, KY; 2 sisters-in-law, Hettie Jackson and her husband, Paul, of Cookeville and Sharon Stovall and her husband, J.J., of Louisville; 7 grandchildren, Lori Keeton, Shane Langford, Daniel Langford, Dustin Langford, William Langford, Brandon Langford, and Jeralyn Langford; 6 step-grandchildren, Christopher Bartlett, Phoebe Bartlett, Jade Bartlett, Dynasty Bartlett, Tiarah Williams, and Kari Williams; 2 great-grandchildren, Tori Keeton and Tyra Keeton; 3 aunts, Fannie Paige, Charles Paige, and Jean Hill, all of Celina; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends; and a very devoted caregiver, Pat Peacock.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)

 

Rachel Marie (Atkins) Carter
Funeral services for Mrs. Rachel Marie (Atkins) Carter, 45, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham and Bro. Ronnie Parsons officiating. Burial was in Keen Cemetery.

Mrs. Carter died Friday, Jan. 19 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a member of Neely's Crossroads Church of Christ.

Born July 25, 1961, in Davidson County, she was the daughter of Willard Atkins and the late Elizabeth Atkins. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Terry Atkins and Jimmy Atkins; and 2 sisters, Kathy Barbany and Tammy Newberry.

Survivors include her foster parents, Herman and Betty Killman of Allons; a daughter, Toni (Sells) and John Edward Ferrell of Allons; a brother, Tommy Atkins; and 2 grandchildren, Palin Ferrell and Jalen Ferrell.

Pallbearers were Brian Collins, Ronnie Maxfield, Tara Walker, Ginny Ledbetter, Shelia Brown, and Marsha Dillon.

Honorary pallbearers were Amanda Sain, Michelle Allen, Sabrina Sells, Michelle Jackson, Lindsey Geesling, and Darlene Masters.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Mary Jo Dailey
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Jo Dailey, 70, of Greenwood, IN, were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, at Mt. Calvary Evangelistic Center in Indianapolis, IN. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Dailey died Tuesday, Jan. 16. She and her husband, Bob, hosted numerous trips to the Holy Land and promoted many gospel sings and various bus tours. For years, they hosted the Heritage House Restaurant Sing, a Ryan's Family Steakhouse event, and the Belle of Louisville Riverboat Cruise. She was a faithful woman in her church, mentoring many along the way, and was truly a Proverbs 31 "Virtuous Woman".

Born May 18, 1936, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Ruby Watkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Faye Dailey; a daughter, Jo Ann Dailey; and a great-grandson, Kaden Ray Dailey.

Survivors include her loving husband of 55 years, Robert E. "Bob" Dailey of Greenwood; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Darlene Dailey of Indianapolis; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jim Richards of Indianapolis; 6 brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl and Sonia Watkins, Billy Ray and Jean Watkins, Paul and Linda Watkins, Jack and Ruth Watkins, Fred and Diane Watkins, and Rick and Dean Watkins; 4 sisters and brothers-in-law, Johnnie and Kenny Holman, Betty and Ray Sells, Janie and Harold Smith, and Trisha and Bobby Gore; 6 grandchildren, Jeremy Dailey, Jason Dailey and his wife, Amy, Justin Dailey and his wife, Janae, Jennifer Scott and her husband, Ben, Nathan Richards, and Jacob Richards; and 4 great-grandchildren, Alyssa Dailey, Bethany Dailey, Mason Dailey, and Caitlynn Dailey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Debra L. Richards and marked "Mary Jo Dailey". Any gifts sent by mail should be addressed to Debra L. Richards, P.O. Box 33078, Indianapolis, IN 46203.

Special care provided by G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home. (C)

 

Roy William Harvey
Funeral services for Mr. Roy William Harvey, 97, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in Richardson Cemetery.

Mr. Harvey died Thursday, Jan. 11 at Overton County Nursing Home. He was a farmer and a member of Free Communion Church of Christ.

Born January 16, 1909, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late James Thomas and Cornelia (Heard) Harvey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ida (Richardson) Harvey; 3 brothers, Edward Harvey, Grady Harvey, and Onas Harvey; 3 sisters, Pearl Clark, Lola Taylor, and Mary Lou Reeder; and a grandson, Kendall Harvey.

Survivors include 5 sons, Douglas Harvey of Anderson, IN, Johnny D. Harvey of Murfreesboro, Donald Harvey of Waynesboro, Kenneth J. Harvey of Bell Buckle, and Gerald Harvey of Fredericksburg, VA; a daughter, Beatrice Taylor of Monroe; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were his grandsons, Jeffery Harvey, Michael Harvey, Malcolm Harvey, Brian Harvey, David Harvey, Steven Harvey, Christopher Harvey, and Jason Taylor.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (P)

 

Mary Audrey Masters
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Audrey Masters, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Masters died Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a retired press operator for Advance Stamp and a member of Cannon Baptist Church in Taylor, MI.

Born December 9, 1920, in Oklahoma, she was the daughter of the late George and Katie McGough. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Masters; a brother, Taylor McGough; and 2 sisters, Verda Mae and Myrtie Ingram.

Survivors include her husband, Henry Masters of Livingston; a son, David Lee Masters of Garden City, MI; 2 brothers, Greene McGough of Dearborn Heights, MI, and Roy McGough of Jasper, AL; and a sister, Jackie Whitney of Jasper.

Pallbearers were Gerstle Taylor, Cecil Hall, Oral Masters, Steve Masters, and Harley Lee.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Jessie Lee Qualls
Graveside services for Ms. Jessie Lee Qualls, 84, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, at Ruth's Chapel Cemetery with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Ms. Qualls died Wednesday, Jan. 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born May 9, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Vurly and Ina (Myers) Qualls. She is survived by a very special friend, Mable Cantrell of Livingston.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

Tamzie Ringley
Funeral services for Mrs. Tamzie Ringley, 81, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. John Copeland officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Ringley died Monday, Jan. 15 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was self-employed in industrial and residential cleaning and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Born August 13, 1925, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late Jack and Ida (Smith) King. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, David Allen King; and a sister, Reba Dean King.

Survivors include her husband, Ray Ringley of Livingston; a sister, Bernice House of Alpine; 2 nieces, Patty Parsons and Carol Beaty, both of Alpine; and 3 great-nieces, Christina Gentry, Michele Savage, and Andrea Parsons.

Pallbearers were Jerry Dale, Charlie Sells, Randy Neff, Bruce Ledford, Gerald Collins, and Gary Ledbetter.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Billy Lon Wall
Funeral services for Mr. Billy Lon Wall, 43, of Cookeville, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Kirk Talley officiating. Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Wall died Tuesday, Jan 9 at his home.

Born July 20, 1963, in Detroit, MI, he was the son of Rose (Thompson) Wall McDonald of Byrdstown and the late Billy Wall.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his step-father, Barney McDonald of Byrdstown; a brother, Donnie Franklin of Michigan; 2 sisters, Janice Edwards of Monterey and Rose Collins of Livingston; a brother-in-law, Doyle Collins of Livingston; and several nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Kenny Hix, Jimmy Thompson, Gene Thompson, George Thompson, Joe Bucceri, Jamie Willet, and Ralph Smith.

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

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