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Wanda Lois Calhoun
Ms. Wanda Lois Calhoun, 66, died Monday, March 19, 2007, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was an assistant bookkeeper at Baptist Hospital and a member of Miller Mountain Missionary Baptist Church.

Born May 23, 1940, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of the late Jim Edward and Bessie Mae (Welch) Laycox. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers and a sister.

Survivors include 4 daughters, Alice Capps of Hammersville, OH, Rachel Capps, Mary Mobley, and Carmeleta Pruett, all of Dayton, OH; 3 sisters, Beverly Dishman and Brenda Jackson, both of Livingston, and Debbie Lafever of Fort Lauderdale, FL; and several grandchildren and nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Frank Edward Carew
Funeral services for Mr. Frank Edward Carew, 44, of Chatsworth, GA, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Ricky Dixon officiating. Burial was in Harris Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Carew died Wednesday, March 14, at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Born November 23, 1962, in Anderson, IN, he was the son of Juanita McCormick of Rickman and William "Bill" Carew of Kentucky. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Cynthia Ann Carew.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a son, Steven Edward Carew of Cookeville; a brother and sister-in-law, William "Dude" and Sarah Carew of Rickman; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty Jane and Clinton Jackson of Chatsworth and Florence "Sissy" and John Vanderhorch of California; a granddaughter, Brittany Whitehead of Monterey; 4 nephews, Jeremy Carew, Keith Carew, and Matthew Carew, all of Rickman, and Zachary Jackson of Chatsworth; 2 nieces, Shayla Carew of Rickman, and Rosanna "Nikkie" Hobbs of Chatsworth; a special great-niece, Emily Novella Hobbs of Chatsworth; and a loving partner to whom he was engaged, Lela Durham of Chatsworth.

Pallbearers were James Ewers, Johnny Frady, Kevin Hobbs, Bobbie Dowell, Mikeal Kirby, and Zachary Jackson.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston.

 

Robert Charles Garrett
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Charles Garrett, 67, of Gallatin, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.

Mr. Garrett died Monday, March 12 at his home. He worked in construction as a road builder. Born February 3, 1940, in Overton County, he was the son of Mary Nell (Dial) Garrett of Livingston and the late Robert Bethel Garrett. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Debra Roberts and Sally Owens.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Teresa Garrett of Gallatin; a son, Tommy Garrett of Smyrna; a step-son, Josua Burgett of Mount Juliet; and 2 sisters, Marie Wilson of Antioch and Edyath Anna Combs of Smyrna.

Pallbearers were Jerry Windle, Jimmy Kurby, John Heady, Ron Bryant, and Keith Wilson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Cornelia Huffer
Graveside services for Mrs. Cornelia Huffer, 96, of Algood, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at St. Johns Cemetery with Marlin Winningham officiating.

Mrs. Huffer died Monday, March 12 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation in Monterey. She was a retired school teacher who taught at Willow Grove and Maple Grove.

Born December 11, 1910, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Rush and Ara (Murphy) Huffer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandchild; and a great-grandchild.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Brenda Huffer of Livingston; a daughter, Rose Stover of Algood; 2 sisters, Hazel Coleman and Osbie Huffer, both of Muncie, IN; 2 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a step-great-grandchild; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston.

 

Judy Faye Phillips
Funeral services for Mrs. Judy Faye Phillips, 57, of Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Burial was in Highland Cemetery. Mrs. Phillips died Friday, March 16 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

She was a factory worker and of the Freewill Baptist faith.

Born September 4, 1949, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Fannie (Cantrell) Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Sharon Faye Walker; 6 brothers, Dillard Walker, Willard Walker, Willis Walker, Millard Walker, Corbie Walker, and Clyde Walker; 2 sisters, Carrie Norris and Rosanne Walker; a brother-in-law, Joe Ralph Tudor; and a sister-in-law, Bessie Phillips.

Survivors include her husband, Clyde Phillips of Monterey; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry Lynn and Donavon Clark and Kimberly Melisa and Billy Roy Randolph, all of Monterey; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Colleen and Aggard Phillips and Clara Mae Ledbetter, all of Livingston; 5 brothers-in-law, M.B. Phillips, A.G. Phillips and his wife Willie Mae, Doris Phillips and his wife Gail, and Dexter Phillips and his wife Rita, all of Monterey, and J.L. Phillips and his wife Linnie, of Cookeville; 6 sisters-in-law, Janice Walker and Johnnie Walker, both of the Highland community, Clio Stamps and her husband Ridley, Oden Tudor, Anadale Hedgecough and her husband, Rev. Billy Joe, and Analeen Tabors, all of Monterey; several nephews and nieces; and a host of friends.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home.

 

Mildred Lorene Savage
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Lorene Savage, 75, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Savage died Friday, March 9 at her residence. She was a seamstress, retiring from the shirt factory and a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.

Born August 1, 1931, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Benton Danner and Emma (Carmack) Danner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son Lonnie Douglas Savage; 3 brothers, Ira Danner, William Danner, and Floyd Danner; and 2 sisters, Clara Ward and Jean Day.

Survivors include a son, Mark Savage of Livingston; and 3 sisters, Ione Ward of Dayton, OH, Anna Mae Hogue of Byrdstown, and Faye Hultburg of Livingston. Pallbearers were Steve Daniels, Keith Taylor, Jerry Ward, Jack Ward, Billy Dishman, and Clifford King.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Shirley Louise Sells
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Louise Sells, 67, of Allons, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Maynord officiating. Burial was in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Sells died Wednesday, March 14 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Independence Community Church.

Born March 31, 1939, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Veachel and Hattie (Waddell) Conner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Harold D. Sells; an infant son, Jimmy Sells; a brother, Jack Conner; and a sister, Jean Hensley.

Survivors include her husband, Jesse Davis of Allons; a son, Billy Joe Sells of Allons; a daughter, Betty Ann McDonald of Monroe; a sister, Judy Harris of Livingston; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Carl Sells, Bobby Sells, Larry McDonald, Billy Witt, Michael Hayes, and Bryan McDonald.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

 

Shirley Joyce Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Joyce Smith, 68, of Alpine, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Smith died Sunday, March 11 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Millers Chapel church.

Born August 31, 1938, in Beckley, WV, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert and Sarah (Voiers) Burleson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Roy Dewitt Smith; and a step-daughter, Mary Louise Smith.

Survivors include a son, Thomas Smith of Nashville; 2 step-sons, David M. Smth of Akron, OH, and Gordon L. Smith of West Virginia; a daughter, Rose Ann Smith of Akron; a step-daughter, Donna Smith of West Virginia; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Nell Burleson of Bowerstown, OH; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Ruby and Larry Doddridge of Port St. Lucie, FL, and Betty Jane Noll of Bowerstown; 4 grandchildren; and best friends Faye Hill and family, Freddie Paul and family, Albert McDonald and friends from Millers Chapel.

Pallbearers were Gentry Upchurch, Tim Emerton, Freddie Paul, Jeff Paul, Kelly Paul, David Smith, Gordon Smith, and Jerry Simpson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home.

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