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Archives 10-24-2007

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George M “Jake” Allen
Funeral services for Mr. George M. “Jake” Allen, 47, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Nolen Brunac and Rev. Craig Green officiating. Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mr. Allen died Tuesday, Oct. 16 at his home. He was a geologist and a member of First United Methodist Church in Livingston.

Born April 29, 1960, in Alexandria, VA, he was the son of the late Joe and Elenor (Sutherland) Allen.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa (Langford) Allen of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Joey and Connie Allen of Gordonsville; his mother-in-law, Geneva Langford of Livingston; several nephews, nieces; several great-nephews and nieces; and uncles and aunts.

Pallbearers were Josh Thompson, James Spas, Brandon Skiles, J.W. Allen, Billy Allen, and Mark Duke.

Honorary pallbearers were members of Bethlehem United Methodist Church and TEDEC employees.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Rosco Brown
Graveside services for Mr. Rosco Brown, 73, of Bethel Township, OH, formerly of Dry Hollow community, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Archie Bald Qualls Cemetery in Dry Hollow with Brother Bob Barefield officiating.

Mr. Brown died Saturday, Oct. 6 at his home.

Born January 26, 1934 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Curtis and Mabel (Boman) Brown.

In addition to his parents, he was precededin death by 3 brothers, Johnny Ray Brown, Kelly Brown, and Eugene Brown; his father-in-law, Fred Krantz; a brother-in-law, Doyle Cantrell; and a sister-in-law, Genobia Brown.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian (Krantz) Brown of Bethel Township; 2 daughters, Gwendolyn Brown and Teresa Brown, both of Tipp City, OH; 2 brothers, M.C. Brown of Livingston and Bob Brown and his wife Mary of Monroe; 2 sisters, Reba Brown of the Dry Hollow community, and Roena Phillips and her husband Glen of the Hanging Limb community; his mother-in-law, Opal Norrod Krantz; 2 brothers-in-law, Wayne Krantz and his wife Wanda and Tony Krantz and his wife Angie, all of Dry Hollow; 4 sisters-in-law, Velma Brown, Zula Brown, Joanna Libingston and her husband Hugh, and Pat Krantz; and a host of nephews, nieces, family and friends.

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

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Dorothy Jane Cole
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Jane Cole, 94, of Allons, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 23, 2007, from the chapel of Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service with Connie Payne officiating. Burial was in Chili Cemetery in Chili, IN.

Mrs. Cole died Sunday, Oct. 21 at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a 1931 graduate of Chili High School, farmed with her late husband, Louis Raymond Cole, and worked for Lloyd Miller in Roann, IN. She was a member of Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Home Ec Clubs, and Chili United Methodist Church. She enjoyed her family and reading.

Born February 3, 1913, in Miami County, IN, she was the daughter of the late Perry Otis and Bertha A. (Overly) Philabaum. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Philabaum; and a sister, Mildred Landis.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Gary L. and Judy Cole of Denver, IN; a daughter, Carolyn A. Oldfather of Allons; 5 grandchildren, Ryan D. Oldfather and his wife Candy of Westfield, IN, Kirk L. Oldfather of Avon, IN, and Lori Cole, Leslie Cole and Jody Worden and her husband Kenneth, all of Denver; 2 step-grandchildren, Carrie Fuller and her husband, Derwood “Beave” of Denver; and Greg Livengood and his wife Ann Marie of Akron, IN; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chili United Methodist Church.

Special care provided by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service. (P)

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Leafie Goodpasture
Funeral services for Mrs. Leafie Helen Goodpasture, 84, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at Flatt Creek Church of Christ with Bro. Malcolm Hill and Bro. Kerry Duke officiating. Burial was in Old Flatt Creek Cemetery.
Mrs. Goodpasture died Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and a member of Flatt Creek Church of Christ.
Born February 23, 1923, in Overton County, she was the daughter of Jessee and Agnes Tealie (Neely) Gore.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Owen Goodpasture; a son, Donald Goodpasture; and 2 grandsons, Michael Lynn Goodpasture and David Goodpasture.
Survivors include 8 sons, Kenneth Goodpasture of Dayton, OH, Charles Goodpasture of Rockwood, Bobby Goodpasture, Tom Goodpasture, Ronnie Goodpasture, Johnny Goodpasture, Frank Goodpasture, and Gerald Goodpasture, all of Livingston; a daughter, Mildred Brazzell of Smyrna; and a sister, Ora Gore of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Damon Goodpasture, Michael Goodpasture, Jamie Goodpasture, Jared Goodpasture, Steven Goodpasture, and Brad Goodpasture.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Glenda Sue Gregory
Funeral services for Mrs. Glenda Sue Gregory, 70, of Portland, were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007, from the chapel of Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home with Bro. Greg McCoy and Bro. Michael King officiating. Burial was in Restlawn Memory Gardens.

Mrs. Gregory died Saturday, Oct. 13 at Portland Medical Center.

Born September 28, 1937, in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late Carlos O. and Bertha (Pryor) Garrett.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin Wayne Gregory; and a brother, Rubin Garrett.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Patricia Gregory of Portland; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Gale and Jerry Young and Cheryl and Mark Harrison, all of Portland; 2 brothers, Robert Garrett of Lebanon and Eugene Garrett of Anderson, IN; 2 sisters, Laura Hunter and Sandra Cooper, both of Gallatin; 9 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home. (P)

 

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Omer D. Haile
Funeral services for Mr. Omer D. Haile, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Haile died Thursday, Oct. 18 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II and a member of Livingston Church of Christ.

Born August 29, 1924, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Willie T. and Evie (Anderson) Haile. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Rozelle Kirby; and 2 brothers-in-law, Earnest Long and Preston Kirby.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Haile of Livingston; a daughter, Brenda Cook of Asheville, NC; a sister, Olene Long of Gainesboro; and a grandson, Rob Cook of Cookeville.

Pallbearers were Andrew Long, Jerry Long, Tim Long, Kenneth Kirby, Phillip Kirby, and Bob Cook.

Memorial contributions may be made to Millard Oakley Public Library.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Ronnie Keith “Possum” Hargis
Funeral services for Mr. Ronnie Keith “Possum” Hargis, 56, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Jimmy Dixon officiating. Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Hargis died Monday, Oct. 15 at his home.

Born February 23, 1951, in Overton County, he was the son of the late Thomas Buren and Bess (Deck) Hargis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Mickey Bowman; and 2 sisters, Emma Ogletree and Sue Elizer.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth (Adams) Hargis of Livingston; a son, Tom Hargis of Livingston; a daughter, Robbi Smith of Monroe; 4 step-sons, Tim Smith of Livingston, Ricky Johnson of Michigan, and Glen Johnson and Eric Johnson, both of Cookeville; 3 step-daughters, Bobbi Smith and Bridget Reagan, both of Livingston, and Lisa Gibson of Cookeville; 7 brothers, Otis Hargis, Paul Hargis, and Bill Hargis, all of Rickman, J.B. Hargis of Sparta; Jack Hargis of Indiana, Earl Hargis of Baxter, and Tom Hargis of Celina; 4 sisters, Betty Harris, Lois Cross, Debbie Jones, and Vickie Birdwell, all of Cookeville; and 27 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Casey Reagan, Eric Johnson, Clinton Hargis, Roy Ogletree, Tom Hargis, and Eric Clark.

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

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John E. Huffine
Funeral services for Mr. John E. Huffine, 93, of Madison, were conducted at 1 p.m. Today, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, from the chapel of Madison Funeral Home. Burial was in Forest lawn Memorial Gardens.

He was retired from Greyhound Bus Lines and was a member of Campground Presbyterian Church in Hilham.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Edna K. Huffine; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy S. and Gary Miller of Baxter and Anita J. and Samuel Carter of Lilburn, GA; a brother, Earl Huffine of Nashville; a sister, Marie Nethery of Madison; 4 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided byMadison Funeral Home. (P)

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George J. Kryscio
Graveside memorial services for Mr. George J. Kryscio, 75, of Cookeville, formerly of Jersey City, NJ, will be scheduled for a later date. The family chose cremation.

Mr. Kryscio died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, at Cookeville Regional Medical
Center.

Born September 16, 1932, in Jersey City, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Jean (Augustinowicz) Kryscio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Henrietta Kryscio.

Survivors include a brother, John Kryscio of Cookeville; a nephew, Jason Kryscio of Cookeville; and a niece, Linda Wright of Cookeville.

Special care provided by Rickman-Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Linda Jane Riser
Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Jane Riser, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Green officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Riser died Tuesday, Oct. 16 at her home. She graduated from Protocol School of Washington in Washington, DC, was co-owner of Ro-Lin Aviation, Inc, the owner of Socialite School of Etiquette in Cookeville, and also worked for Tennessee Opportunity Programs in the 1990s. She was also a contributor to Cumberland Business Journal, an alumni of Leadership Overton, a member of Livingston Rotary Club, Livingston Airport Board, Cookeville Chamber of Commerce, Livingston/Overton County Chamber of Commerce. She was president and vice president of Business and Professional Women’s Club in Metter, GA and Springfield, KY; a member of Better Home Town Task Force in Metter; and served on Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, was a board member with Agricultural Rural Development in the Upper Cumberland area, a member of Professional Woman Network and Toastmaster International. She was a member and choir member at First Methodist Church in Livingston.

Born January 10, 1936, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late General Franklin Ipock and Mae (Copeland) Ipock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Patrick Conatser; and a brother, R.D. Ipock.

Survivors include her husband, Roy Riser of Livingston; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Michael Conatser and Tim and LaRue Conatser; a brother and sister-in-law, Sam and Donna Ipock; a sister, Georgia E. Blair; 2 granddaughters, Emily and Katie Conatser; and 4 nieces, Carolyn Williams, Sharon Garrett, Georgina Beaty, and Annette (Ipock )Galante.

Pallbearers were Mike Norrod, Joe Cooper, Sam Garrett, Blair Garrett, Rodrick Williams, Ryan Yantz, and Keith Thomas.

Kenny Carr and Chris Stovall served as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Tennie (Hicks) Tucker
Funeral services for Mrs. Tennie (Hicks) Tucker, 94, of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007 from the chapel of Dalbert-Woodruff and Isenogle Funeral Home in Cincinnati, OH. Burial was in Arlington Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Healthy, OH.

Mrs. Tucker died Thursday, Oct. 18 at Pickett County Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was a supervisor for a fabric manufacturer and was of the Christian faith.

Born November 21, 1912, in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Butler and Susan (Garrett) Hicks. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Emory Jones and Charlie Tucker; a son, Robert W. Jones; a daughter, Betty Marie Tucker; 3 brothers, Marvin Hicks, Alfred Hicks, and Earl Hicks; 3 sisters, Ethel Winningham, Elsie Hill, and Hestle Hill; 2 grandsons, Larry Tucker and Michael Wayne Hicks; and a granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn Stortz.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Fred L. and Vickie Jones of Monroe; a daughter and son-in-law, Geraldine and Jack Stortz of Cincinnati; a sister, Gladys Copeland of Sparta; 8 grandchildren, Karen Ruman, Vickie Thorner, Susan Bilz, Rick Jones, Bob Jones Jr., and Gregory Jones; several great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

Special care provided by Dalbert-Woodruff and Isenogle Funeral Home. (C)

 


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