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Katie Nell Carr
Funeral services for Mrs. Katie Nell Carr, 79, of Anderson, IN, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2007, from the south chapel of Robert D. Loose Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Ledbetter and Rev. Joe Roysden officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Walk Cemetery.

Mrs. Carr died Wednesday, June 20. She retired from ALAC and was a member of Valley Grove Freewill Baptist Church.

Born February 26, 1928, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ada (Garrett) Cravens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 4 brothers, Roden Cravens, RV Cravens, Buck Cravens, and Oin “Tuty” Cravens.

Survivors include her husband whom she married in 1975, Edward “Bud” Carr; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Lori Copeland; a daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Roger Phillips; a stepson, Mark Carr; a stepdaughter, Barbara Phillips, and her husband, Steve; 2 brothers, Roy “Freddie” Cravens and Hughey “Bay” Cravens; 4 grandchildren, Lisa Hendricks, Lora Hite and her husband, Louie, Keri Johnson and her husband, Bubby, and Jaime Flory and spouse, Chris; 5 step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren, Katie Hendricks, Sadie Johnson, Noah Johnson, Trevor Flory, Bryce Flory, Drew Flory, Mary Hite, and Roger Michael Hite; 3 step-great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Special care provided by Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory. (P)

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Thomas H. Copeland
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas H. Copeland, 86, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating. Burial was in Falling Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Copeland died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a factory worker with Tri-Con Industries, a member of Little Crab Masonic Lodge, a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II, and a member of First Freewill Baptist Church.

Born December 30, 1920, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Thomas Milton and Elizabeth (Vaughn) Copeland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son.

Survivors include his wife, Beola Copeland of Livingston; twin sons and their wives, Lonnie and Sherry Copeland and Leonard and Louise Copeland, all of Livingston; a daughter, Judith Humbert of Vandalia, OH; 4 grandsons, Mike Copeland, Derrick Copeland, Eric Humbert, and Russel Shane Copeland; a granddaughter, Dianne Baker; 5 great-grandchildren; a special niece, Betty Ogletree; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Lonnie Copeland, Russel Shane Copeland, Derrick Copeland, Steve Copeland, Eric Humbert, and Monty Milburn.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Marissa Claire Cook Norris
Memorial services for Miss Marissa Claire Cook Norris, 7, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at Riverview Baptist Church. Burial was in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Miss Norris died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Medical University of South Carolina. According to The Beaufort Gazette in Beaufort, SC, Dr. Joseph Floyd confirmed she died from Eastern equine encephalitis,” a rare mosquito-borne virus. Marissa was a second-grader at Mossy Oaks Elementary, and was active with PALS, coach pitch, cheerleading and dance. She attended Riverview Baptist Church and Lady’s Island Christ Center.

Born October 1, 1999, in Beaufort, she was the daughter of Billy “Chuck” and Christine Norris.

Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Cody Krueger of Louisville, KY; 2 sisters, Megan Cook and Cassandra Norris of Beaufort; her paternal grandmother, Ruby Oletta Norris of Hilham; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Barbara Cook of Beaufort; her maternal great-grandmother, Bernice Cook of Estill, SC; and a host of uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to The Marissa Norris Memorial Fund, c/o Embarq, Attention: Cindy Ackerman, P.O. Drawer 1659, Beaufort, SC 29901.

Special care provided by Anderson Funeral Home. (P)

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Lockie Bell Tayes

Funeral services for Mrs. Lockie Bell Tayes, 86, of Algood, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial was in Algood City Cemetery.

Mrs. Tayes died Tuesday, Aug. 7 at her residence. She was a cook for Putnam County School System for more than 20 years.

She was born September 27, 1920, in Putnam County.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gregory Dale and Patricia Tayes of Algood; 4 daughters and a son-in-law, Janice Baker of Algood, Gail and Don Boner of New Johnsonville, and Golda Chastain and Cathy
Wilson, both of Cookeville.

Her family served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

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Clifford Elmo Upchurch
Graveside services for Mr. Clifford Elmo Upchurch, 82, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007, at Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Malcolm Hill officiating.

Mr. Upchurch died Sunday, Aug. 12 at Cookeville Regional Hospital. He was a retired deputy sheriff, constable, farmer, bus driver, and a veteran of the U. S. Army, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

Born December 9, 1924, in Clay County, he was the son of the late Herman Elmo and Willie Jean (Wilborn) Upchurch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linnie Cathern Brown; a son, Thomas Elmo Upchurch; and a sister, Alene Upchurch.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Sue Upchurch of Livingston; 2 brothers, Alfred Upchurch and W. G. Upchurch, both of Allons; and 2 sisters, Ercine Ledford and Christine Dodson, both of Livingston.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Jewel Marie (Bryant) Vaughn
Funeral services for Mrs. Jewel Marie (Bryant) Vaughn, 81, of Livingston, formerly of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2007, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Ramsey Jr. officiating. Burial was in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Vaughn died Saturday, Aug. 11 at Bethesda Health Care Center. She was a factory worker at Wilson’s Sporting Goods, a homemaker, and a member of Pippin Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Born November 24, 1926, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of the late Farris and Doshea (Randolph) Cooper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 husbands, Dow Lee Bryant, Burl Brown, and Willard Vaughn Sr; a son, Kenneth Ray Bryant; a brother, Dewey Cooper Sr.; and a sister, Dorothy Slagle.

Survivors include a step-son and his wife, Willard Jr and Miriam Vaughn of Cookeville; a daughter-in-law, Norma Bryant; 2 sisters, Betty Schmitt of Florida and Christine Smith of Cookeville; 3 grandchildren, Molly Talent and her husband Sammy, Danny Vaughn and his wife Angie, and Julie Thompson and her husband Maben; and 5 great-grandchildren, Bailey Talent, Mercedes Vaughn, Tanner Vaughn, Jordon Thompson, and Cameron Thompson.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

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