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Jewell Bilbrey
Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell Bilbrey, 78, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Allons Baptist Church with Bro. Damon Corley and Bro. Charles Rice officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Bilbrey died Sunday, Dec. 16 at St. Mary’s Hospice in Knoxville. She was a homemaker, and active in the adult women’s Sunday School class and the YMCA.

Born October 11, 1929, in Oklahoma, and reared in Bean Station near Morristown, she was the daughter of the late George and Bonnie Greene Blanken.

Survivors include her husband, James Leland Bilbrey of Livingston; 2 daughters, Rhonda Chatham and Donna Kirkpatrick, both of Knoxville; 2 brothers, Palmer Blanken of Bean Station and Ellis Blanken of Morristown; a sister, June Calfee of White Pine; and 3 grandchildren, Kellie Norman, Kasey Norman, and Lindsey Kirkpatrick.

Pallbearers were Landel Bilbrey Hudson Bilbey, Jerry Calfee, Alan Bilbrey, Rodney Kingrea, and Roy Lee Seber.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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John Asberry Cobble

Funeral services for Mr. John Asberry Cobble, 57, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, from the chapel of Livingston Funeral home with Bro. Ricky Cross officiating. Burial was in Little Cemetery.

Mr. Cobble died Tuesday, Dec. 25 at his home. He was a factory worker in woodwork, and was associated with Midway Christian Church.

Born June 20, 1950, in Putnam County, he was the son of John Butler and Maggie (Bowman) Cobble. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Linda (Adams) Cobble; a brother, Gene Autry Cobble, and a sister, Janie Dixon.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene (Garrett) Crabtree of Monroe; 2 daughters, Christy Ferrell and Brittany Cobble, both of Cookeville; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Roy Thomas and Sue Cobble, Clyde and Sandra Cobble, and Jack Cobble, all of Cookeville; 4 sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Etta and Clifton Fletcher, Juanita and Junior Fletcher, Judy and Joe Hotsinpillar, and Jenny and Donnie Breeding, all of Cookeville; his grandchildren, Jonathan, Aspene and Cierra; his father and mother-in-law, John B. and Stella Garrett of Monroe; a brother-in-law, Oral Dixon of Cookeville; a sister-in-law, Faye Cobble of Cookeville; and nephews, nieces, cousins, and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers were Vernon Dickerson, Larry Geesling, Gene Cobble Jr., Danny Cobble, Greg Stump, Nathan Cobble, Bob Miller, and Cameron Sardo.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Rosemarie Roe
Funeral services for Mrs. Rosemarie Roe, 70, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Green officiating. Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Roe died Wednesday, Dec. 26 at her home. She was a nurse and homemaker, and a member of First United Methodist Church where she was active with Trustees, PPR, and worked on the parsonage.

Born September 23, 1937, in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Dallas and Grace (Poston) Burnett.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Jack M. Roe, of Livingston; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Michael and Kaye Roe, of Chattanooga, and Paul David and Grace Roe, of the Okolona Community; a daughter, Laura Roe, of Livingston; 3 grandchildren, Chuck Roe and Kristen Roe, both of Chattanooga, and Jackson Roe, of the Okolona Community; and an aunt, Vivian “Bib” Thornton, of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Drue Huffines, Charles Langford, Johnny Fred Coleman, Kelly Coleman, Dawson Druett, Frank Jones, David Long, and Derrick Dodson.

Her bridge club served as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association by contacting Speck Funeral Home or First United Methodist Church in Livingston.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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