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Hannah Kay Bartholomew
Funeral services for Miss Hannah Kay Bartholomew, infant, were conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. James Bybee officating. Burial was in Bartholomew Cemetery in Celina.


Hannah died Friday, May 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Born May 25, 2007, she was the infant daughter of Donald and Shawna (Tayse) Bartholomew of Celina. She was preceded in death by a grandfather, Tom Bartholomew; and a grandmother, Betty Tayse.


Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her grandmother, Alice Bartholomew of Celina; her grandfather, Bryan Tayse of Gainesboro; a host of uncles and aunts; and a host of relatives and friends.

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

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Bobbie Keith Bowmer
Funeral services for Mr. Bobbie Keith Bowmer, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny King officiating. Burial was in Bowmer Cemetery.
Mr. Bowmer died Wednesday, May 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired auto factory worker and attended Wesleyan Church.


Born July 2, 1935, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Nova (Clark) Bowmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Velma Carr and Billie Cooper.


Survivors include 3 sons, Bobbie Bowmer of Livingston and Rick Bowmer and Kenny Bowmer, both of Anderson, IN; a daughter, Carolyn Choate of Jamestown; a brother, Douglas Bowmer of Anderson; a sister, Darlene Delk of Jamestown; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 3 nephews and their wives, Jerry and Debra Cooper, Jeff and Sherry Cooper, and Virgil and Donna Cooper.


Pallbearers were Kenny Dale Bowmer, Daniel Bowmer, Jonathan Choate, Ed Choate, Kenneth Linder, and Mark Linder.


Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Norman H. “Red” Chilton
Funeral services with full military honors for Mr. Norman H. “Red” Chilton, 84, of Battle Creek, MI, were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2007, at Fort Custer National Cemetery.


Mr. Chilton died Monday, May 28 at his home. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II, and worked at US Steel & Wire for 17 years. He retired from Clark Equipment in 1986 after 21 years of service, and was owner of Chilton Window Cleaning Service for more than 40 years. He enjoyed cutting wood and collecting metal and loved spending time with and caring for his great-granddaughter Madison.


Born July 29, 1922, in Mangum, OK, he was the son of the late Ebb and Mae (Glidwell) Chilton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nina Fay Parrish; 2 brothers, Marshall Chilton and Edgar Chilton; a sister, Ella J. Garrett; and a great-grandson, Kaden Yother.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Todd Yother of Springfield; 5 sisters, Annie Uldriks, Adeline Underwood, and Jayne Buford, all of Battle Creek, Marsha (Chilton) Martin of Tennessee, and Evelyn Young of Georgia; a grandson, Willie Yother and his wife Kery of Battle Creek; and a great-granddaughter, Madison Yother.


Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Lifespan Hospice. Personal messages to the family may be made at www.farleyestesdowdle.com


Special care provided by Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home. (P)

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Scotty Maynard Hammock
Funeral services for Mr. Scotty Maynard Hammock, 32, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.


Mr. Hammock died Thursday, May 31 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born July 5, 1974, in Overton County, he was the son of Olga (Cantu) Hammock Rich of Livingston and the late Benton Lee Hammock.


Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his step-father, Frankie Rich of Livingston; a brother, Michael Lee Hammock of Livingston; and a sister, Brenda Lee Crawford of Livingston.


Pallbearers were Steven Robbins, Chris Hammock, Sean Hammock, David West, Phillip Lee, Josh Sidwell, James Dial, Chris Bullock, and James Goolsby.


Honorary pallbearers were Mike Ledbetter and Jason Fletcher.
Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home in Livingston. (C)

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Thomas Edward Mulloy
Mr. Thomas Edward Mulloy, 67, of Livingston, died Monday, May 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The family chose cremation.


Mr. Mulloy was a welder and enjoyed the great outdoors.


Born July 26, 1939, in Miami, FL, he was the son of the late Nathaniel Thomas and Ethel Elizabeth (Hicks) Mulloy.


Survivors include Roxie Mulloy of Tahlequah, OK; a son, Thomas E. Mulloy Jr. of California; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Michelle and Sammie Bilbrey of Livingston and Melanie McLeroy of Acworth, GA; a sister, Nancy Greene; 6 grandchildren, Matthew Bilbrey and his wife Carrie, Jeremy Bilbrey and his wife Dana, Timothy Bilbrey, and Patrick McLeroy, all of Livingston; Aleia McLeroy, of Murfreesboro, and Jared McLeroy, of Acworth, GA; and 5 great-grandchildren.


Special care provided by Crossville Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory. (P)

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Vivian Ann (Holman) Owen
Funeral services for Mrs. Vivian Ann (Holman) Owen, 55, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. John Mayberry officiating. Burial was in Mt. Hollie Cemetery in Dekalb County.


Mrs. Owen died Friday, June 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a machine operator with Flowserve and a member of Center Grove Church of Christ.


Born February 7, 1952, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Geneva (Pigg) Holman of Algood and the late Raymond Holman. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Martha Copeland; and a sister-in-law, Linda Holman.


Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Carrie and Joey Maxwell of Baxter; a brother, Tommy Holman of Cookeville; and a grandson, Dalton Maxwell.


Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

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Louis Joseph Papesh
Mr. Louis Joseph Papesh, 63, of Cookeville, died Friday, May 18, 2007. The family chose cremation.


He was a carpenter and a member of the Catholic church.


Born June 29, 1943, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late Jerry and Hilda (Weir) Papesh. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Jeffrey Koehler; 2 brothers, Tony Papesh and Frank Papesh; and a sister, Mary Papesh.


Survivors include 2 children, Kerry Quigley and Matthew Papesh, both of Cookeville; 4 step-daughters, Ashley Garrett, Heather Stover, and Misty Stover, all of Livingston, and Kelly Sorensen of Olmstead Township, OH; 4 brothers and 3 sisters-in-law, Joseph and Margaret Papesh of Naples, FL, Edward Papesh, John and Mary Ann Papesh of Bedford Heights, OH, and Robert and Josephine Papesh of Ravenna, OH; a sister and brother-in-law, Jo Ann and Mike Purnell of Georgia; 2 grandchildren, Taylor Quigley and Jordyn House of Cookeville; and 7 step-grandchildren, Megan Koehler, Sean Koehler, Kaylee Koehler, Makenzie Stover, Bryson Hargis, Cory Sorenson, and Kelsey Sorenson.


Special care provided by Dyer Funeral Home. (C)

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Elo (Sidwell) Phillips
Funeral services for Mrs. Elo (Sidwell) Phillips, 91, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Looper officiating. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery.


Mrs. Phillips died Saturday, June 2 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. She was a homemaker and a member of Columbia Hill Baptist Church.


Born October 6, 1915, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Carie (Maynord) Sidwell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Phillips; a son, Rev. Talmadge Phillips; an infant daughter, Edna Marie Phillips; and 3 grandchildren.
Survivors include 3 sons and daughters-in-law, David and Joyce Phillips of Monterey; Terry and Sharon Phillips of Cookeville, and Dannie and Marjorie Phillips of Rickman; 5 daughters and sons-in-law, Joanna and Jennings Looper of Clarkrange, and Jeanette and Bobby Phipps, Jearldean and Bill McPhail, Bonnie and Ed Dial, and Becky and Jerry Phillips, all of Monterey; a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Phillips of Hanging Limb; 3 brothers and a sister-in-law, Esco Sidwell of Crossville, Glen and Joann Sidwell of Cookeville, and Lois Sidwell of Clarkrange; 5 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law, Agnes Wilson and Berxie and Paul Henry, all of Monterey, Reba and J.B. Williams of Michigan, Clarazene Hargis of Hanging Limb, and Betty and Hershel Smith of Monroe; 24 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren.


Her grandsons served as pallbearers.


Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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Edeth Charity Savage
Funeral services for Mrs. Edeth Charity Savage, 84, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in Savage Family Cemetery.


Mrs. Savage died Monday, May 28 at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.


Born July 2, 1922, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Jennings Bryan and Effie Lee (Gore) Coffee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, E.J. Savage; a daughter, Lucille Rutherford; 2 brothers, Roy Cephas Coffee and Elieen Coffee; and 3 sisters, Christene Barnes, Esther Young and Martha Coffee.
Survivors include 6 sons, Donnie Savage of Cookeville, Allen Savage of Rickman, Joe Savage of Kingston, Larry Savage of Allons, and Jimmy Savage and Wayne Savage, both of Livingston; 6 daughters, Virginia Sawyer of Old Hickory, Shirley Roberson of Monterey, Janice Helton of Pleasant View, and Rita Qualls, Mary Allen, and Lesa Phillips, all of Livingston; 3 brothers, Boyd Coffee of Mt. Juliet, Paul Coffee of Castalian Springs, and Leland Coffee of Las Vegas, NV; 2 sisters, Magdalene Gilpatrick of Livingston and Mary Shoemake of Algood; 25 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.


Pallbearers were James Qualls, John Helton, Randy Savage, Justin Roberson, Eldon Savage, Kelley Savage, Andy Ledbetter, and Michael Savage.


Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Evelyn Vaughn Smotherman
Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Vaughn Smotherman, 75, of Donelson, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2007, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with James Jackson officiating. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Mrs. Smotherman died Saturday, June 2. She was retired from Northern Telecom after 20 years of service and was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Donelson.


Born in Rutherford County, she was the daughter of the late B.Q. and Hattie (Jackson) Vaughn.


Survivors include a son, Billy O. Smotherman of Old Hickory; 2 daughters, Sondra Whaley of Nashville and Jacqueline Morgan of Pensacola, FL; a sister, Linda Barnes of Nashville; 6 grandchildren, Scott Smotherman, Jessica Morgan, Joseph Morgan, Heather Whaley, Ryan Whaley, and Justin Whaley; and 2 great-grandchildren, Allison Smotherman and Madeline Smotherman.


Pallbearers were Scott Smotherman, Daniel Porter, Bert Parsley, T.J. Wise, Glenn Sweeney, Joseph Morgan, Jake Jacobs, and Ken Kizer.
Special care provided by Woodfin Memorial Chapel. (C)

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Ida Villa Warden
Graveside services for Mrs. Ida Villa Warden, 88, of Livingston, were conducted at noon on Thursday, May 31, 2007, at Walnut Grove Cemetery with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.


Mrs. Warden died Wednesday, May 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a garment factory worker, a homemaker, and a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.


Born July 21, 1918, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Sinkler Allen and Sarah Ellis (Johnson) Neal. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Estil Warden; a son U.L. Warden, and a grandson, Eddie Allen Warden.


Survivors include a son, Gerald Allen Warden of Livingston; a daughter, Wynell Warden of Livingston; 6 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.


Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Kenneth M. Wilborn
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth M. Wilborn, 68, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. sunday, June 3, 2007, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating. Burial was in Martin Cemetery.


Mr. Wilborn died Friday, June 1 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a service technician for Pitney-Bowes Company for 35 years, served in the United States Army, and was affiliated with Antioch church of Christ.
Born February 8, 1939, in Pickett County, he was the son of the late Willie B. and Flora (Reagan) Wilborn.


Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Fleming) Wilborn of Cookeville; a son, Michael Wilborn of Cookeville; a daughter, Michele Wilborn of Cookeville; a sister, Judy Crutcher of Oak Ridge; and several other family and friends.


Pallbearers were Billy Maynord, David Lancaster, Lynn Reagan, Lonnie Conner, Stanley “Junior” Carter, and Rick Thompson.


Special care provided by Livinston Funeral Home. (C)

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David R. Young
Funeral services for Mr. David R. Young, 46, were conducted at the chapel of Highland Baptist Church in Florence, AL, with Bro. Phillip Skipworth and Daniel Michael officiating. Burial was in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Young died Thursday, May 3. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in Desert Storm, and served 14 years with the Florence Police Department as a member of the motor scout unit. He was pastor of Grassy Baptist Church, a loving father to his children, and a devoted husband and best friend to his wife Donna.


Survivors include his parents, Kenneth and Ann Young of Scottsboro, AL; his wife of 23 years, Donna Young of Florence; a son, David James “D.J.” Young of Florence; a daughter and son-in-law, Aimee and Brett Hill of Florence; and a sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Richard Pounders of Huntsville, AL.


Pallbearers were fellow Florence Police Department Motor Scouts.
Honorary pallbearers were members of Grassy Baptist Church, Florence Baptist Church, and invited friends of the family.


Memorial contributions may be made to the ministry of Grassy Baptist Church.


Special care provided by Spry Serernity Chapel. (C)

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