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Grady Brian Carter
Mr. Grady Brian Carter, 82, of Albany, GA, died Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Phoebe Putnam Memorial Hospital in Albany. He was an executive sales manager with Firestone Tire Company, a veteran of the U. S. Marines, serving on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific during World War II.

The family chose cremation and no services are planned at this time.
Born April 16, 1925, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Luther and Lina Carter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Curtis Carter, Claude Carter, Carl Carter, and Waymon Carter; and a sister, Maggie Pate.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Waymon and Joyce Carter of Albany; a brother, Clifford Carter; 4 grandchildren, Andrea and her husband Eric, Bronwyn and her husband Nick, and Dan and Morgan; 4 great-grandchildren, Melinie, Andrea, Rylie, and Brena; and several other family and friends in Overton County.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Ronald V. Crabtree
Funeral services for Mr. Ronald V. Crabtree, 74, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Simmons officiating. Burial was in Hoover Cemetery.

Mr. Crabtree died Saturday, June 30 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. He was a businessman and ambulance director, a member of Allons Senior Citizens, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict, and a member of Allons Baptist Church.

Born April 8, 1933, in Overton County, he was the son of the late James William “Bill” Sr. and Dillie (Cargile) Crabtree.

Survivors include his wife, Carol (Hoover) Crabtree of Cookeville; a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Melissa Crabtree of Maryville; a daughter and son-in-law, Joanna and Earl McNeely of Algood; 3 brothers and sisters-in-law, Max and Nina Crabtree, Jack and Reba Crabtree, and Bill Jr. and Thelma Crabtree, all of Livingston; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Durran Lewis, Rick Brown, Derrick Crabtree, Daniel Brook, Monty Smith and Roy Lee Seber.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Hettie Dulworth
Funeral services for Mrs. Hettie Dulworth, 70, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery in the Timothy community.

Mrs. Dulworth died Wednesday, June 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born October 11, 1936, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Cletes and Elizabeth (Holman) Staggs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, T.V. Staggs; and 2 sisters, Irene Deck and Jeanette Dailey.

Survivors include her husband, Hurbert Dulworth of Rickman; a son, Lee Dulworth of Gainesboro; 2 sisters, Minnie Dulworth of Celina and Ilene Hassell of Rickman; and 3 grandchildren.

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

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Emelyn R. Evers

Funeral services for Mrs. Emelyn R. Evers, 85, of the Pond community in Vienna, IL, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2007, from the chapel of Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna with Pastor Fred Wilson officiating. Burial was in Casey Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Evers died Tuesday, June 26 at her home. She taught as a substitute elementary school teacher, and then taught second grade for two years at Public School #28 in Indianapolis, IN, and third grade at Public School #67 in Indianapolis for several years, prior to her retirement.

Born December 29, 1921, in the Pond Community in Johnson County, IL, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. Whiteside and Minnie L (Taylor) Whiteside. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack D. Evers; and a son, Jimmie D. Evers.

Survivors include 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie Lee and Bill Greenwood of Hilham, Judy Ann and Jerry Huckleberry of Vienna, and Janice Pearl and Larry Dalton of Indianapolis, 8 grandchildren; and 12
great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Casey Springs Cemetery, c/o Judy Huckleberry, 905 Pond Rd, Vienna, IL, 62995.

Special care provided by Bailey Funeral Home. (P)

 

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Carl D. “Doug” Hammock
Mr. Carl D. “Doug” Hammock, 63, of Bluffton, IN, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held at a later date at Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Bluffton with Rev. Lenny Stringer officiating, and at Highland Freewill Baptist Church in Livingston, with Rev. Bennie Sills officiating.

Burial will be in Carter Bilbrey Cemetery.

Mr. Hammock worked at Corning Glass Company for many years, and drove a truck for First Fleet for five years, and was a member of Faith Fellowship Baptist Church in Bluffton. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchild and working outside in his yard.

Born December 26, 1943, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Jeff and Myrtle (Gore) Hammock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Angela Kay Hammock; a brother, Carlos
Hammock; and a sister, Anna Moore.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Juanita (Boles) Hammock of Bluffton; a daughter, and son-in-law, Tonia and Christopher Shannon of Bluffton; 2 brothers, Carlon C. Hammock of Livingston and Carmon B. Hammock of Hilham; 3 sisters, Johnnie Walker and Carlene Poston, both of Livingston, and Dean Hagins of Rickman; a grandson, Devin C. Shannon of Bluffton; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Fellowship Baptist Church through Thoma/Rich, Hewitt & Chaney Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends may send online condolences to www.thomarich.com.

Special care provided by Thoma/Rich, Hewitt & Chaney Funeral Home. (P)

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Claudis B. Hunter
Funeral services for Mr. Claudis B. Hunter, 77, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Allons Baptist Church with Rev. Charlie Rice officiating. Burial was in Hunter Cove Cemetery.

Mr. Hunter died Tuesday, June 26 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a retired pattern maker in the garment industry, a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, and a member and deacon of Allons Baptist Church for 48 years.

Born January 29, 1930, in Overton County, he was the son of the late J. B. and Tina (Carmack) Hunter. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father- and mother-in-law, Arland and Carmon Johnson, and 2 brothers-in-law, T.D. Hunter and Coy Johnson.

Survivors include his wife, Clema (Johnson) Hunter of Livingston, a son, Gary Hunter of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Shelton Keisling, of Kansas City, MO; a brother and sister-in-law, Cleston and Jo Hunter of Cookeville; 2 grandchildren, Michelle Bloodworth and her husband, Ben of Evansville, IN, and Matthew Keisling of Kansas City; 3 sisters-in-law, Clara Hunter, Catherine Willis and her husband, Gene, and Odell Johnson; a nephew, Stephen Hunter and his wife Sheila; and a great-niece.

Pallbearers were Willie Hugh Bilbrey, Edwin Garrett, Guyland Lewis, Charles Eldridge, Dale Johnson, Roy Joe Cooper, Roy Lee Seber, and Durran Lewis.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Lawrence Sisco
Funeral services for Mr. Lawrence Sisco, 77, of Crossville, will be conducted today, Wednesday, July 4, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Bro. Brad Sisco and Rev. Johnny Jones officiating. Burial will be in Muddy Pond Cemetery in Overton County.

Mr. Sisco died Sunday, July 1 at his residence. He was retired from the City of Crossville where he was a mechanic and was a 50-year member of Green Pond Masonic Lodge #701.

Born August 15, 1929, in Muddy Pond, he was the son of the late Johnnie and Cora (Ramsey) Sisco.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Reba Sisco of Monterey and Larry and Connie Sisco of Clarkrange; a daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Johnny Jones of Clarkrange; his fiance, Nancy Hobbs of Crossville; 2 brothers, J. B. Sisco of Dayton, OH, and Herman Sisco of the Rinnie Community in Cumberland County; 2 sisters, Delcie Pierce and Dovie Sisco, both of Mayland; 5 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Carlos Wisner
A Masonic memorial service, followed by funeral services for Mr. Carlos Wisner, 73, of Anderson, IN, were conducted beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2007, from the chapel of Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home in Anderson with Rev. Joe Huff officiating.

Mr. Wisner died Friday, June 29 at his home after a brave battle with cancer. He retired from Delco Remy in 1987 after 41 years of employment, was a member of Lapel Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Temple, Madison County Shrine Club and Chesterfield American Legion Post 408. He was an avid pool player, boater, and fisherman who loved to spend time camping at Wild Ridge Camp Grounds at Patoka Lake, and found great pleasure in his hobby of rebuilding and repairing boats, golf carts, and pontoons.

Born August 25, 1933, in Livingston, he was the son of the late Felix Harber and Versie Ann (Gore) Wisner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Earl Wisner and Carson Wisner; and a sister, Edith Miller.

Survivors include his wife, Billie (Williams) Wisner of Anderson; his children, Kimberly Dawn Wisner Hunt of Sellersburg, IN, Deborah Songer of Lafayette, IN, and Paula and Jim Leach and Floyd and Jan Songer, all of Anderson; 3 brothers, Chris Wisner, Jay Wisner and his companion Judy Stanley, and Kenneth and Melbalene Wisner, all of Anderson; 10 grandchildren, Brooklyn Hunt, Jayson Carlson, Lance Carlson, Arik Leach, Brett Leach, Branden Songer, Justin Songer, Lisa Chaffin, Erin Goupil, and Jacob Shores; several great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces; a sister-in-law, Charlene Cantwell of Anderson; and close friends and neighbors, Mark Turner and Don Musick.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Madison County Shrine Club Van Fund.

Special care provided by Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home. (P)

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