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Benton Thomas Brown
Funeral services for Mr. Benton Thomas Brown, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Mr. Durran Lewis officiating. Burial was in Ruth Chapel Cemetery.

Mr. Brown died Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Overton County Nursing Home. He was a farmer and a member of Ruth Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Born December 14, 1914, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Thomas Clinton and Margaret Malissa (Neely) Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Laura (Bledsoe) Brown; 5 brothers, Willie Brown, Carlie Brown, Haskell Brown, Hubert Brown, and Lloyd Brown; and a sister, Linnie Upchurch.

Survivors include 2 brothers, Charles Brown of DeLeon, TX, and Grover C. Brown of Livingston; 2 sisters, Virgie McAlpin of Dayton, OH, and Reba Wyrick of Cleveland; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Doug Hassler
Funeral services for Mr. Doug Hassler, 61, of the Love Joy Community, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church with Bro. Kevin Andrews and Rev. Tommy Baldwin officiating. Burial was in Weeks Cemetery in Muddy Pond.

Mr. Hassler died Thursday, Aug. 30 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a timber worker and was retired from Norwalk in Cookeville. He attended Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church.

Born September 10, 1945, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Dallas and Ethel (Key) Hassler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, James Hassler; and an infant sister, Linda Hassler.

Survivors include 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Billy and Carolyn Hassler of Clarkrange and David Hassler of Monterey; 4 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Peggy and Ridley Blaylock of Monterey, Marilyn Murphy and Brenda and Paul Bilbrey, all of the Love Joy Community, and Jennie Dishman of Livingston; and a host of nephews and nieces.

His nephews served as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Bobby Gray Howell
Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Gray Howell, 67, of Alpine, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 26, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Bennie Sells officiating. Burial was in Shiloh Cemetery.

Mr. Howell died Friday, Aug. 24 at Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital. He was a school bus driver for Overton County Schools for many years.

Born May 14, 1940, in Allred, he was the son of Rubye (Smith) Howell of Allred and the late Plez Howell.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Mary Frances (Boswell) Howell of Alpine; a daughter and son-in-law Tonia and Jason Duke of Livingston; a brother, Van Howell of Oneida; and 3 grandchildren, Emery Duke, Carter Duke, and Cora Duke.

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

 

 

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DeLois Johnson
Funeral services for Mrs. DeLois Johnson, 81, of Hilham, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Jeff Short and Bro. John Preece officiating. Burial was in Campground Cemetery.

Mrs. Johnson died Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born June 15, 1926, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Rancy and Ida Lee Johnson.

Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Laura Johnson of Livingston; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Joyce and Martin Rector of Cookeville and Ida Rose Geesling of Hilham; and a host of nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Shane Johnson, Anthony Johnson, Darell Johnson, Garth Geesling, Donny Rector, Chris Nivens, Josh Nivens, and Jon Johnson.

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

 

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Oscar Howard Phillips

Graveside services for Mr. Oscar Howard Phillips, 79, of Livingston, were conducted at Allens Chapel Cemetery at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Mr. Phillips died Monday, Aug. 27 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a factory worker and a member of Flatt Creek Church of Christ.

Born July 27, 1928, in Overton County, he was the son of the late John Bennie and Mindy Lee (Gore) Phillips. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Glenn Phillips; a daughter, Reba Jean McDonald; and 3 brothers, Willie D. Haskell, Lonzie Phillips, and J.B. Phillips.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Phillips of Livingston; 2 sons, Johnny Phillips of Monroe and Rodney Phillips of Livingston; 3 daughters, Molessia Melton of Livingston, and Kathy Dyer and Kim Biauce, both of Gainesboro; 2 brothers, Earnest Phillips and Grady Phillips, both of Livingston; 2 sisters, Ruby Savage of Livingston and Lela Barry of Oklahoma City, OK; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Bennie Phillips, Corey Phillips, Shaun Stafford Phillips, Kevin Dotson, Patrick Melton, and Jeff Dotson.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 

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