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Elnora (Stanton) Baldwin
Funeral services for Mrs. Elnora (Stanton) Baldwin, 95, were conducted on Thursday, April 26, 2007, from the chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Rev. Rebecca Larson from First United Methodist Church in Cookeville officiating. Burial was in Cookeville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Baldwin died Tuesday, April 24 at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. She moved to Concord, CA in the early 1930s. As a nurse, she was associated with a medical clinic serving as a medical assistant and secretary, and retired at the age of 75. In 1996, she and her late husband, Dan Baldwin, moved back to Cookeville, residing at Cedar Hills Retirement Center.

Born June 28, 1911, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of the late Sidney S. Stanton and Savannah M. (Sadler) Stanton. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Charles Stanton Sr., Lucian Stanton, and Layton Stanton; and 4 sisters, Sadie Hutcheson, Tennie Alma Wortham, Sallie Harding, and Emily Young.

Survivors include 3 nephews, Charles S. Stanton Jr. of Livingston, Bill S. Stanton of Lawrenceburg, and Charles Wortham of Franklin, KY; a niece, Julia (Stanton) Wiggins of Cookeville; several great-nephews and great-nieces; her caregiver Rhonda Chaffin; and special friend Ramona Barcus of Cookeville.

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


Donnie Gene Dortch

Memorial services for Mr. Donnie Gene Dortch, 57, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2007, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses with Alan Grindstaff officiating.

Mr. Dortch died Wednesday, April 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a self-employed carrier for the Cookeville Herald-Citizen, and was the Presiding Overseer for the Livingston congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses and was a Regular Pioneer.

Born December 28, 1949, in White County, he was the son of the late Carl Eugene and Eunice Christine (Frazier) Dortch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Dortch.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane (Martin) Dortch of Livingston; 3 sons, Seth Dortch, Shad Dortch and his wife Heather, and Shem Dortch, all of Livingston, and Shem’s fiancee, Kazumi Fujiwara of Kawasaki, Japan; a brother, Rickie Dortch of Sparta; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Harlon Phillips
Funeral services for Mr. Harlon Phillips, 69, of the Anderson Community near Monterey, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Phipps and Rev. Walt Phillips officiating. Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson Community.

Mr. Phillips died Saturday, April 28 at his home. He was a retired underground cable installer in telecommunications, and had worked with the City of Dayton, OH. He was an avid coon hunter, a member of the Greene County Coon Hunters Association in Ohio, a member of Green Pond Masonic Lodge #701 where he had been a Past Master, and a member of the Green Pond Order of Eastern Star Chapter #482.

Born June 7, 1937, in Columbia Hill, he was the son of Lee Oda (Roberts) Phillips Evans of the Anderson Community and the late Porter Phillips. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Melissa Amanda Phillips.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife of almost 52 years, Carolyn (Leibold) Phillips of the Anderson Community; 4 sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Becky Phillips and Rev. Walt and Cindy Phillips, all of the Anderson Community; Bob and Candis Phillips of Attalla, AL, and John and Anita Phillips of Hanging Limb; a daughter and son-in-law, Ronda and Tim Johnson of the Anderson Community; his step-father, Dewight Evans of the Anderson Community; 2 brothers, Arlo Phillips of Dayton and Ed Phillips of Lewisburg, OH; 6 sisters, Wilma Watters of Hurst, TX, Fay Terrell of Beavercreek, OH, Dorothy Turner of Dayton, Fran Raines of Columbus, OH, Shirley Blair of Columbia Hill, and Kay Wolfe of Florida; 11 grandchildren, Mike Phillips and his wife Brook, Matt Phillips and his wife Brooke, Bradley Phillips, Jake Johnson, Josh Johnson, Luke Phillips, Joseph Phillips, Brandon Phillips, Julie Phillips, Ashley Phillips, and Brandy McCants and her husband Brandon; a great-grandchild, Jayden “Squirrel” McCants; and special friends, Jenny Phillips and Fonzo Bilbrey.

Pallbearers were Michael Phillips, Matt Phillips, Bradley Phillips, Luke
Phillips, Jacob Johnson, and Josh Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers were Joseph Phillips, Brandon Phillips, and Jayden McCants.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

Mescal Elizabeth Roberson
Funeral services for Mrs. Mescal Elizabeth Roberson, 92, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2007, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. J. Glea Shelley, Bro. Mark Loftis, and Bro. Jackie Wheller officiating. Burial was in Zion Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Roberson died Monday, April 23 at Bethesda Health Care Center. She was a homemaker and a member of Zion United Methodist church for 65 years.

Born November 19, 1914, in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late William and Clara (Myers) Sitz. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Roberson; 4 brothers, Harry Sitz, Frances Sitz, Martin Sitz, and Perry Sitz; 6 sisters, Mollie Brenley, Annie White, Ruth Mathews, Rachel Burgess, and Berniece Cato.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Lois Roberson of Rickman; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Durell Smith of Algood; 5 grandchildren, Kim and Tim Richardson of Livingston, Beth and Rocky Davidson and Chris Smith, all of Cookeville; Taunee and Justin Whittenbarger of Crossville, and Bryan Roberson of Nashville; and 4 great-grandchildren, Brandi Richardson and Dawson and Porter Davidson, all of Cookeville, Chad Richardson of Livingston, and Brock Whittenbarger of Crossville.

Pallbearers were Tim Richardson, Rocky Davidson, Chris Smith, Bryan Roberson, Justin Whittenbarger, and Chad Richardson.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

Anna Marie Storie
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Marie Storie, 78, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2007, at Brown’s Funeral Chapel with Bro. Travis Simpson officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.

Mrs. Storie died Saturday, April 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a school cook, a homemaker, and a member of Calvary Bible Church.

Born March 19, 1929, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late Taylor and Gertrude “Gertie” (Huddleston) Storie. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Orval Storie.

Survivors include her husband, Hivus Storie of Byrdstown; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Alice Storie and Bill and Bernice Storie, all of Byrdstown; a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and David Coleman of Livingston; a sister, Nana “Nannie” J. Storie of Byrdstown; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; nephews, nieces, and other family members; and a host of friends.

Pallbearers were Jonathan Storie, Joshua Storie, Jim Storie, Phillip Storie, Larry Brown, and Chris Wright.

Honorary pallbearers were Taylor Storie, Sam Storey, James Gunter, Ranny Clark and Glenn Clark.

Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. (C)

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