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Bill “Bryan” Carmack
Funeral services for Mr. Bill “Bryan” Carmack, 71, were conducted Sunday, March 18, 2007, in Englewood, FL. Burial was March 26 in Santa Ana, CA.

Mr. Carmack died Thursday, March 15 in Venice, FL. He was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army in the early 1950s, and served with the occupation forces in Germany. After leaving the service, he studied refrigeration in Detroit, MI, and became an air conditioning and refrigeration contractor in Fort Pierce, FL, and then Orange, CA. A resident of Orange since 1968, he reared 2 children and enjoyed attending every game or event of his 3 grandchildren.

He retired as a general contractor in 1992. For the last eight years, he divided his days between his home in Orange and his second home in Englewood. He devoted his time to family, friends, numerous remodeling projects and developing his golf game. His loving wife, family, and friends are deeply saddened by this sudden loss and will miss him dearly.

Survivors include his wife, Kathryn of Englewood; a son and daughter-in-law, Bryan and Ellen Carmack, of Anaheim Hills, CA; a daughter, Lori, of Orange; a brother and sister-in-law, Dave and Milldred Carmack, of Seffner, FL; 3 sisters, Blanche Stacy, Betty Cuppett, and Carol Ann Summers, all of Brandon, FL; 3 grandchildren, Steven Carmack, Derek Carmack, and Jill Carmack, all of Anaheim Hills; and many nephews and nieces throughout the United States. (P)


Arizona Lee

Funeral services for Mrs. Arizona Lee, 69, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 15, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Shannon Hammock officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Jackson County.

Mrs. Lee died Tuesday, March 13 at Cookeville Regional Hospital.

Born January 7, 1938, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Ernie (Copeland) Cravens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Millard Lee.

Survivors include 3 sons, Joe Lee, Jimmy Lee, and Odell Lee, all of Jackson County; 2 daughters, Maxine Newberry of Cookeville and Loretta Geesling of Jackson County; a sister, Alice Purnell of Indiana; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Lee, Joe Lee, Chris Lee, Travis Lee, Scott Hamilton, and Bryon Rooker.

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

 

Lucille (Hill) Nicholson
Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille (Hill) Nicholson, 89, of Jackson County, NC, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 25, 2007, from the chapel of Melton-Riddle Funeral Home with Brothers Dr. Bob Rigdon and Willard Cox officiating. Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens in Sylva, NC.

Mrs. Nicholson died Friday, March 23, at Harris Regional Hospital. A native of Willow Grove, she had lived in Jackson County, NC, for he past 61 years, and was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. An avid cook and a Godly woman, she was a volunteer at Harris Regional Hospital, a Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star, and a member of Woodland Church of Christ. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie (Bradley) Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Nicholson; a brother, Landsen “Doc” Hill; and 2 sisters, Vera Spears and Myrtle Spears.

Survivors include 3 sons and 2 daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Karen Nicholson of Webster, NC, David Nicholson of Sylva, and Byrd and Jeanne Nicholson of Jacksonville, FL; a sister, Elise White of Livingston; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Woodland Church of Christ, P.O. Box 261, Webster, NC, 28788

Special care provided by Melton-Riddle Funeral Home. (C)

 

Shirley Frances Sidwell
Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Frances Sidwell, 69, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, 2007, from the chapel of Hall funeral Home with Bro. Aaron Dillon officiating. Burial will be in Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Sidwell died Wednesday, March 21 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born October 19, 1937, in Anderson, IN, she was the daughter of the late Alva and Edna Mae (Austin) Tranbarger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Josephine Tranbarger and Helen Bridges.

Survivors include her husband, Cledis Sidwell of Livingston; 2 sisters, Nelma Moore of Anderson, IN, and Orpha Swanson of Phoenix, AZ; 6 nephews, Ray Misner, Steve Misner, and Joe Misner, all of Anderson, IN; Micheal Remington of Virginia, and Mark Neely and Doug Neely, both of Livingston; 3 great-nephews, Wade Neely, Nate Neely, and Brad Neely, all of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Wayne Peek, Bruce Dixon, Mark Neely, Doug Neely, Eric Dillon, and Terry Young.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the local animal shelter.

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

 

Ruth (Bain) Wooten
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Bain Wooten, of Gainesboro, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Gainesboro First United Methodist Church.

She was a piano teacher, and served as pianist and organist at Gainesboro First United Methodist Church for more than 42 years. A talented musician, she used it all to the glory of God. Until the time of her death, she was the longest living member of Gainsesboro First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James A. and Bonnie (Nunally) Bain; 2 brothers, James Nunally and Billy Joe Bain; and 3 sisters, Pearl York, Nell Bain, and Elizabeth Feak.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bill E. Jr and Jane Ellen Pharris Wooten of Gallatin; a daughter and son -in-law, Mary Ann (Wooten) and Drue Huffines of Cookeville; a brother, Frank Bain of Baxter; a sister, Phyllis Hawkins of Gainesboro; 3 grandchildren, Lucretia (Huffines) Maxwell and her husband Gary of Cookeville, Susan (Wooten) Ford and her husband Steve of Collierville, and Catharine Brooke Wooten of Atlanta, GA; 4 great-grandchildren, Davis Maxwell, Lee Maxwell, Matthew Ford, and Riley Ford; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gainesboro First United Methodist Church.

Special care provided by Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. (C)

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