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Earl Waymon Danner
Graveside services, with full military honors provided by James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062, for Mr. Earl Waymon Danner, 84, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Camp Ground Cemetery in Hilham with Rev. Tommy Harris officiating.

Mr. Danner died Sunday, Aug. 19 at his home. He was an auto factory worker, a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II, a life member of the VFW, and a member of James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062.

Born August 8, 1923, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Amos Wayne and Ollie Lee (Livingston) Danner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 wives, Billie Louise (Harris) Danner and Zella Faye (Lawson) Danner.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Debra Danner of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Richard Staup of Hilham; 2 sisters, Eunice Burgess and Anna Danner, both of Livingston; and 4 grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Charles Edward Judd
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward Judd, 76, of Rickman, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 29 from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Maynard officiating. Graveside services will follow at Paran Cemetery.

Mr. Judd died Monday, Aug. 27 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a self-employed brick mason, a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War where he received the Purple Heart, and was of the
Methodist faith.

Born October 6, 1931, in Rickman, he was the son of the late Hensley and Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Brown) Judd. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 7 brothers, John Henry Judd, Alvin C. Judd, Tip Judd, Bill Judd, Jesse Judd, Jim T. Judd, and Brownie Judd; and 3 sisters, Rose Wilkerson, Melinda Gore, and Betty Jo Garrison.

Survivors include his sister, Hazel Maynard of Cookeville; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Danney N. Morris
Funeral services for Mr. Danney N. Morris, 83, of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Jeremy Byrd officiating. Burial was in Story Cemetery.

Mr. Morris died Thursday, Aug. 23 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a printer tech in the printing industry.

Born June 1, 924, in LaJunta, CO, he was the son of the late Hugh and Blanche (Elswick) Morris.

Survivors include a brother, Ken Morris of Nebraska; a sister, Zelma Knief of Kansas; 2 nephews, a niece; and a special friend, Juanita Story of Monroe.

Pallbearers were Floyd Story, Kyle Story, Benny Buck, Michael Kinnaird, Hershal Smith, and Greg Booher.

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

 

 

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Michelle Selph
Funeral services for Mrs. Michelle Selph, 39, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Livingston New Hope Wesleyan Church with Pastor Richard T. Gerhart officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Pickett County.

Mrs. Selph died Thursday, Aug. 16 at St. Thomas Hospital. She was a beautician and was affiliated with Living Word Ministries in Fort Myers, FL.

Born July 13, 1968, in Midland, MI, she was the daughter of James Horn of Beaverton, MI, and Helen (Warner) Horn Vanbuskirk of Inverness, FL.
Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Troy Selph of Livingston; a son, Bradley Ray Retherford of Livingston; 2 daughters, Kristina Elaine Selph and Brianna Lee Selph, both of Livingston; her step-father, Daniel Vanbuskirk of Inverness; 2 brothers, John Vanbuskirk of Cape Coral, FL and James Horn Jr. of Michigan; 2 sisters, Kelly Snyder of Fort Myers, and Connie; and a granddaughter, Aliyah Rae Retherford of
Livingston.

Pallbearers were Troy Selph, Bradley Retherford, James Horn Jr., Anthony Robinson, John Vanbuskirk, and Will Selph.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Michael Brock Simpson

Funeral services for Master Michael Brock Simpson, infant, were conducted from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 with Bro. Jerry Murphy and Aron Dillon officiating. Burial was in Falling Springs Cemetery.

Michael was stillborn at Livingston Regional Hospital on August 21. He was the son of Michelle Dickerson and Michael Simpson, both of Livingston.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Noah Simpson; and his grandfathers, Lonnie Simpson and Perry Smith.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include 2 sisters, Jordan Dickerson and Kadence Dickerson; his grandmothers, Kathleen Smith of Livingston and Teddy Rose Simpson of Alpine; and an aunt and uncle, Stephanie and Donnie Simpson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

Keith A. Thompson
Funeral services for Mr. Keith A. Thompson, 72, of Glendale, AZ, were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007 at Desert Springs Community Church in Goodyear, AZ with Pastor Steve Sonmor officiating.

Mr. Thompson died Thursday, July 26.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years, graduated from college and worked in the aeronautical industry for many years. He was a faithful servant to God and attended Desert Springs Christian Church. He was a gentle, kind, humble father and papa and was adored by this family who spent as much time with him as possible throughout his life. In turn, he dedicated his life to his family and will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elease Thompson, his grandparents, Arthur and Melinda May, and his grandson Salvador Keith Rodriguez

Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Lucy Thompson; a son, Perry Thompson; 2 daughters, Cindy Bailey-Barr and Karen Thompson; a son-in-law, Terry Barr; 5 grandchildren, Tiffany Bailey, Laurel Thompson, Sarah Lynch, Valerie Smith, and Zack Thompson; 4 great-grandchildren, Jordan, Jacob, Micaela, and Alyssa; his Norrod cousins Maynord and Thompson, and close family friend Laura Withey.

Special care provided by Green Acres Funeral Home. (P)

 

Joe Edward West
Funeral services for Mr. Joe Edward West, 80, of the Spring Creek Community of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007 at Rickman United Methodist Church with Rev. Monica Mowdy officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062, was in Paran Cemetery.

Mr. West died Tuesday, Aug. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer, a veteran of the U.S. Army, served as Overton County Commissioner for 26 years, and was a member of Rickman United Methodist Church.

Born May 27, 1927, in Putnam County, he was the son of the late James Guinn and Callie Gaskell Breeden West. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sibyl A. (Livingston) West; and a brother, James N. West.

Survivors include a grandson, Chris Speck and his wife Wendy of Rickman; 3 great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Emma Grace, and Morgan Speck; a cousin, Nadine Edie of Kansas City, KS; special friends, Louise Phillips of Cookeville and Dick and Pat Radcliffe of Granville; and the friends of the Spring Creek Community.

Pallbearers were Thurman Speck, Glenn Speck, Hack Qualls, Tom Ashburn, Joe Ashburn, Harold Ferguson, Joe D. Hammons, Sam Tallent, and David Livingston.

Honorary pallbearers were Robert Williams Sr., Pep Gragg, Bill Barnes, Ossie Mitchell, and Bill Dodson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

 

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