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Herman Farris
Funeral services for Mr. Herman Farris, 92, of Anderson, IN, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Dewey Glenn Masters officiating. Burial, with military service provided by James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062 Honor Guard, was in Campground Cemetery.

Mr. Farris died Tuesday, April 17 at St. John’s Medical Center in Anderson. He worked at General Motors and was a United States Army veteran.

Born January 23, 1915, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Ella (Gibbons) Farris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Simmie Farris, Carlos Farris, Thomas Farris, Lester Farris, and Otis Farris; and a sister, Trudy Edmonds.

Survivors include his wife, Christeen Farris of Anderson.

Pallbearers were Bo Phillips, Ricky Phillips, Greg Phillips, David Phillips, Greg Farris, and Larry Geesling.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


Paul C. Martin
Funeral services for Mr. Paul C. Martin, 83, of Cape Girardeau, MO, formerly of Overton County, were conducted on Friday, April 20, 2007. Burial, with full military honors, was in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Mr. Martin died Monday, April 16 at Missouri Veteran’s Home in Cape Girardeau. He lived most of his adult life in Illinois and Missouri, where he worked at Atlas Plastics and General Electric. Following retirement, he worked as an appliance repairman. He served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, building landing ship transports in Evansville, IN, and served the remainder of his tour of duty in Burma.

Born June 5, 1923, in the Ozone Community of Overton County, he was the son of Roscoe D. and Annis (Shelton) Martin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Colbert Martin, Oscar Martin, and Truman Martin; and 2 sisters, Emmagene (Martin) Garrett. and LouVerna Martin.

Survivors include 2 sons, Bill Martin of Mattoon, IL and Bob Martin of Cape Girardeau; 3 daughters, Connie Gavis of Mattoon, Shelley Fuller of Charleston, IL, and Becky Martin of Cape Girardeau; 2 brothers, Will J. Martin of Monroe and Cleo Martin of Sacramento, CA; 2 foster children, Maria Weed and Dixie Fugate, both of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 3 foster grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. (P)

 

Lena Pearl Mayberry
Funeral services for Mrs. Lena Pearl Mayberry, 83, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2007, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. Don Wynn officiating. Burial was in Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Mayberry died Friday, April 20 at Bethesda Health Care Center. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Born May 26, 1923, in Putnam county, she was the daughter of Robert Forest and Linnie Maude (Mason) Danner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, R.J. Mayberry; 3 brothers, Luke Danner, Virgil Danner, and Clarence Danner; and a sister, Clema (Danner) Pardue.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert Glenn and Jean Mayberry of Cookeville; 2 granddaughters, Sheila Bumbalough and her husband Jerry and Debbie Innis and her husband John, all of Cookeville; 3 great-grandchildren, Travis Bumbalough, Cody Innis, and Ethan Innis; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Harold Mayberry, Hildon Wilmoth, Johnny Bartlett, Frankie Phy, Jimmy Rector, Jerry Rector, David Rector, and Charles Rector.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

Marie (Fiske) Speck
Funeral services for Mrs. Marie (Fiske) Speck, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Speck died Thursday, April 19 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker, a member of Livingston Civic and Garden Club, and a member of Livingston Church of Christ.

Born January 3, 1921, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late William Denton and Ermine (Hooten) Fiske. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray B. Speck; 2 brothers, Alva Fiske and Eugene Fiske; and 2 sisters, Sarah Brumfield and Hallie Ruth Smith.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Matilda Speck of Livingston; a sister, Jane Yates of Corpus Christie, TX; a granddaughter and her husband, Anita (Speck) and Michael Crout of Brentwood; 2 great-grandchildren, Geoffrey Crout and Garrett Crout; and a sister-in-law, Lyda Speck of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Jim Marshall, Geoffrey Crout, John Yates, Randy Boles, Curt Parsons, and Charles Langford.

Charles Stanton served as honorary pallbearer.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Kathryn Mae Hembree
Graveside services for Mrs. Kathryn Mae Hembree, 77, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2007 at Potter-West Cemetery in Alpine, with Pastor Roy DePolitte and Bro. Steve Sperry officiating.

Mrs. Hembree died Friday, April 20 at her home. She was a telephone operator in Wyoming and a member of Cornerstone Christian Church.
Born January 22, 1930, in Douglas, WY, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Eva (Brow) Hart. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Trisene Shannon.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Bonnie Shannon of Livingston; 2 brothers, Gerald Hart and Norman Hart, both of Dubois, WY; 2 grandsons, Christopher Shannon and Craig Miller; and 5 great-grandchildren, Alex Shannon, Sydney Shannon, Brogan Shannon, Sean Miller, and Jeffrey Miller.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Charles Alfred Hicks
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Alfred Hicks, 53, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21, 2007, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Cross and Rev. Monica Mowdy officiating. Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.

Mr. Hicks died Thursday, April 19 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Okolona Methodist Church.

Born September 3, 1953, in Pickett County, he was the son of Earl and Magnolia (Evans) Hicks. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a half-brother, Raymond Hicks.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah (Maynard) Hicks of Livingston; a son, Jason Hicks of Albany, KY; a daughter and son-in-law, Nikki and Mike Melton of Byrdstown; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Randall and Linda Hicks, Donnie and Kristy Hicks, and Ronnie Hicks, all of Monroe; a half-sister, Earlene Sisson of Oak Ridge; several aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces; and other family and friends.

Pallbearers were Kevin Maynard, Casey Maynard, Jonathon Maynard, Donnie Cranfield, John Cranfield, and Donald Fossey.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

David “Dave” John Mitchell
Funeral services for Mr. David “Dave” John Mitchell, 50, of the Muddy Pond Community of Overton County, were conducted on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at Pilgrim Christian Fellowship Church with Pastor Jake Troyer and Rev. Bob Mitchell officiating. Burial was in Weeks Cemetery.

Mr. Mitchell died Monday, April 16 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a self-employed electrician technician. He and his wife owned and operated Recorded Moments. He had a deep faith in Jesus Christ that he expressed through several local fellowships and churches.

Born November 9, 1956, in Moline, IL, he was the son of the late Robert Donald and Genita Mae (Pierson) Mitchell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Eve Mitchell.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Kay Chase Mitchell of the Muddy Pond Community; six sons, Joshua Mitchell, Daniel Mitchell, Timothy Mitchell, Issac Mitchell, Gabriel Mitchell, and Benjamin Mitchell; a brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Trish Mitchell of Stockton, CA; a sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Ken Melin of Meridian, ID; and aunt and uncle, Bob and Gladys Sherman of Plain Mountain, CA; his mother-in-law, Altha Chase of Glendale, CA; a sister-in-law, Gail McCall; a brother-in-law, Grant Chase; and several nephews and nieces.

Family and friends served as pallbearers.

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

 

Johnny Lynn Scott


Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Lynn Scott, 38, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Jeremy Byrd officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Scott died Monday, April 2 at Cumberland River Hospital. He was a logger and a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Livingston.

Born March 24, 1969, in Jackson County, he was the son of Willie Hugh Anderson and Betty Faye Scott. He was preceded in death by a brother, Mike Westmoreland; a sister, Stephanie Westmoreland; and his father-in-law, Reed Allred.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Christie (Allred) Scott of Livingston; a son, Christopher Scott of Celina; 3 daughters, Britney Scott of Tompkinsville, KY, Alexis Reid Scott, and Alevia Cotie Scott, both of Livingston; a brother, Terry McLearran of Tompkinsville; a sister, Tresa McLearran of Tompkinsville; his mother-in-law, Joyce Allred; and a cousin, Karrie Sue Tinsley.

Pallbearers were Micheal Allred, Terry Flowers Jr., Clay Smith, Ryan Huddleston, Larry Wayne Scott, and Jimmy Thompson.

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

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