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Archives 10-17-2007

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Wanda Austin
Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda Austin, 63, of Monterey, were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Pierce and Pastor Basil Phillips officiating. Burial was in Welch Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Austin died Friday, Oct. 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a retired factory worker and a member of Victory Christian Center.

Born February 8, 1944, in Wilder, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow and Sheila (Smith) Hite.

Survivors include her husband, David Austin of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Shelia and Mike Phillips of Monterey; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Cluster Hite and Ronald and Wanda Hite, all of Monterey, and Tim and Angie Hite of Livingston; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Gloria and Roy Phillips and Brenda and Basil Phillips, all of Monterey; and 2 grandchildren, Cody Phillips and Whitney Phillips, both of Monterey.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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Linnie Chilton
Funeral services for Mrs. Linnie Chilton, 75, of Crawford, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Arnold Murphy officiating. Burial was in Honey Springs Cemetery in Crawford.

Mrs. Chilton died Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a factory worker, the head cook at Wilson School for four years in the early 1970s, and attended God’s House of Worship in Cravenstown.

Born October 9, 1932, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Edward Farbus and Patsy Myrtle (Smith) Ledbetter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Chilton; 7 brothers; and 2 sisters.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Linda Chilton of Crawford; a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Robert Cravens of the Love Joy community; 2 sisters, Ninnie Key of Crawford and Nell Jones of Monterey; 2 grandsons, Brian Cravens and his wife Ashley and Bo Cravens; a great-grandson, Levi Cravens; and a special niece, Susie Cantrell of Allred.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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James “Chris” Christopher Cobble
Graveside services for Mr. James “Chris” Christopher Cobble, 36, of Cleveland, NC, were conducted on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at Henry Cemetery in the Calfkiller community.

Mr. Cobble died Friday, Oct. 5. He was owner of Cobble Masonry in North Carolina.

Born July 24, 1971, in Cookeville, he was the son of James Ray Cobble of Monterey and Rita Cobble of Charlotte, NC.

Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandparents, Boyd Phillips of Clarkrange and Mary Miller of Crossville; a brother, Michael Cobble of Monterey; and sister, Nancy Cobble of Maryland; a nephew, Ethan Smith of Maryland; his step-mother, Helen Cobble of Monterey; a step-sister, Diane Cook of Crossville; his companion of 9 years, Margaret O’Neal; and her son Cody Boswell, both of Cleveland; and his 2 dogs, Ripper and Red Dog.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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Mildred D. Hooten
Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred D. Hooten, 86, of Hilham, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, and at 2 p.m. at Fairview Free Methodist Church in Jackson County with Bro. Cecil Barlow officiating. Burial was in Lynn Cemetery.

Mrs. Hooten died Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born January 27, 1921, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Marion and Ollie D. (Brown) Stafford.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Diane Hooten of Hilham; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Betty and Arnold Travathan of Hilham and Mable Kellar of Livingston; a brother, Jack Stafford of Florida; 3 sisters, Lou Edmonds of Michigan, Annette Ledbetter of Florida, and Juanita Livingston and her husband Paul of Portland; 18 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the family to help with expenses.

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

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Harold Gene Masters
Memorial services for Mr. Harold Gene Masters, 78, of Lenox, MI, formerly of Overton County, will be conducted at 3 p.m .Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Aaron’s Chapel Church. Burial will follow in Aaron’s Chapel Church Cemetery.

Mr. Masters died Thursday, Oct. 4 at his home. He was a retired millwright worker, a member of Millwright Local 1102, and a veteran of the United States Army. His hobbies included fishing, gardening, and feeding the birds.

Born August 25, 1929, in Hilham, he was the son of the late Edward and Savannah (Johnson) Masters.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Gladys Pearl Masters.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Rita J. Danforth; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Marlene Masters of Hesperia, CA; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Joseph Bova of Armada, MI; a brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Dewey and Pearl Masters of Cookeville; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Virginia and Johnny Conner and Connie and Wayne Beechboard, all of Hilham; 5 grandchildren, Denise L. Bova, Jennifer M. Bova, Kathleen M. Brunk and her husband Eric, Colleen M. Bova and Harold Gene Masters II; and 3 great-grandchildren, Savannah N. Bova, Jacob Michael Brunk, and Isabella Gall. (P)

 

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Luther Dean Phipps
Funeral services for Mr. Luther Dean Phipps, 71, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007 at Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church with Bro. Nolan Cantrell and Bro. Marvin Saylors officiating. Masonic services were held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 at Hall Funeral Home. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Phipps died Monday, Oct. 8 at his home. He was a farmer.

Born August 23, 1936, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late
Clarence Albert and Dovie Mae (Garrison) Phipps.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Janathan Cory Phipps and Sophie Grace Phipps.

Survivors include his wife, Eva Lee (Eldridge) Phipps; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Dean and Theresa Phipps of Rickman, David Scott and Michelle “Micki” Phipps of Jamestown; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Lee and David A. Ledbetter of Rickman; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Michelle Taylor, Allen Taylor, Daniel Dean Phipps, Katlyn Morney Phipps, Lucas Heuston Phipps, Marcus Allen Ledbetter, Suzanna Elizabeth Ledbetter; and 2 great-grandchildren, Emily Joan Taylor and Evelyn Michele Taylor.

Pallbearers were Bret Livingston, Greg Livingston, Allen Taylor, Glen Cooper, David Gunnels, Jerry Hinson, Dennis Looper, and Tommy Thompson.

Paul White served as honorary pallbearer.

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

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Wanda F. Waidley
Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda F. Waidley, 70, of Livingston, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating. Burial will follow in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Waidley died at Bethesda Healthcare Center. She was a homemaker.

Born December 9, 1936, in Lily, KY, she was the daughter of the late Marlin and Estella (McChargue) Smith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Florence Hinkle.

Survivors include her husband, Patrick Waidley of Livingston; a son, Randy Lawson of the Hardy’s Chapel community; a daughter, Chloe Adams of the Hardy’s Chapel community; a brother, Ronnie Smith of Lily; 3 grandsons, Jason Lawson, Joshua Lawson, and Justin Lawson; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jason Lawson, Joshua Lawson, Ronnie Smith Jr, Roy Smith, Bernie Adams, and Terry Waidley.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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