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Hazel Britt
Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Burnice Britt, 73, of Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2008, from the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston, with Bro. Robert Boles officiating.
Burial was in Old Union Cemetery in Sparta.
Mrs. Britt died Thursday, July 10 at her residence.
Born April 7, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Johnie and Annie (Miller) Simmons.
Survivors include her husband, Franklin Leon Britt of Rickman; a son, Maxie Britt of Rickman; a daughter, Wanda Haston of Pikeville; 2 brothers, Powell Simmons and John Simmons, both of Pikeville; a sister, Betty Myers of Pikeville; 5 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were David Britt, Mike Britt, Mark Key, Blake Haston, Juston Reeder, and Jeremy Reeder.
Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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J.D. Cantrell
Funeral services for Mr. J.D. Cantrell, 56, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 9 from the Chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Ovle Tinch officiating.
Burial was at Okolona Cemetery.
Mr. Cantrell died Monday, July 7 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was affiliated with First Freewill Baptist Church in Livingston.
Born October 12, 1951, in Overton County, he was son to the late Tilbert and Hessie (Hammock) Cantrell.
Survivors include his wife, Gail (Robbins) Cantrell of Livingston; 2 sons, Joey Cantrell and Jason Cantrell, both of Livingston; a daughter, Jennifer Ruble of Nashville; 2 brothers, Jewell Cantrell of Allons, and J.C. Cantrell of Livingston; a sister, Cornelia Linder of Livingston; 2 grandchildren, Toni Cantrell and Gabby Cantrell; and nephews, nieces, and other friends and family members.
Pallbearers were Jerry Garrett, Joe Garrett, Tommy Paul, Mike Cantrell, Mark Cantrell, and Jim Bo Melton.
Honorary pallbearers were Johnny Mansell, Mark Paul, Johnny Mansell, and Grady Langford.
Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)


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Helen Melton
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Mazelle Melton, 68, of Monroe, were conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 14, 2008 from the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Sowder and Bro. Gayron Franklin.
Burial was at Overton County Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Melton died Friday, July 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a CNA with Amedisys Home Health. She was a member of Cullom Church of Christ.
Born October 20, 1939 in Pickett County, she was daughter to the late Marshell and Pearl Conaster Flowers. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A.C. Melton; 2 brothers, Oliver Flowers and James Flowers; and 3 sisters, Avis Knight, Opal Franklin, and Nellie Daniels.
Survivors include 2 sons and daughers-in-law, Scotty and wife Julie Melton of Monroe, and Shawn and wife Amy Melton of Algood; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and husband Johnny Richardson of Livingston, Ginger and husband Kay Stockton of Monroe, and Diann and husband Roger Crabtree of Tullahoma; 5 sisters, Lilly Kennedy of Livingston, Omajean Bowman of Huntsville, AL, June Copeland of Huntsville, Hazel Flippen of Las Vegas, NV, and Valeria Combs of Crossville, IL; 8 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jonathan Beaty, Jeff Beaty, Robert Richardson, Chris Crabtree, Cody Crabtree, Casey Crabtree, and Jake Melton.
Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Lillie Mullins
Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Mullins, 77, of Algood, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2008 from One Eleven Fellowship Church with Rev. Charles Cooper officiating.
Burial was in Okolona Cemetery.
Mrs. Mullins died Thursday, July 10 at Masters Healthcare Center in Algood. A member of One Eleven Fellowship, she was a retired apartment complex manager, having worked in Royal Oak, MI and Rochester, NY.
Born August 8, 1930, in Dickenson County, VA, she was daughter to the late James Letcher and Isa Maine Bailey Silcox. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus Mullins; 3 brothers, Curvis Silcox, Bill Silcox, and Gurvis Silcox; and 2 sisters, Shirley Freer, and Trula Betty.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Inis and husband Rev. Roger Cooper of Algood; 3 sisters, Dixie Wyatt of Capac, Mi, Nina Silcox of Capac, and Betty Rymes of Berkley Springs, WV.
Pallbearers were family members and friends.
Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home and Cremation Services were in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Henry Ray
Funeral services for Mr. Henry Paul Ray, 65, of Allons, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2008, from the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.
Burial was at Fellowship Cemetery.
Mr. Ray died Tuesday, July 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith.
Born March 25, 1943, in Overton County, he was son to the late C.B. and Lucy Ann Eldridge Ray. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Henry Paul Ray Jr.; 2 step-sons, Harvey Glen Ledbetter and James Earl Ledbetter; 2 brothers, Edgar Dewayne Ray and W.C. Ray; and a sister, Dianna Ozell Ray.
Survivors include his wife, Gerald Dean Ray of Allons; 2 step-sons and a step-daughter-in-law, Terry Joe and wife Angie Barnes, of Allons, and Terry Glenn Barnes of Livingston; 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Robynn and husband Jay Hooten of Allons, and Tammy Ray and husband Maverick Hooten of Livingston, Shannon Ray of Allons, and Dusty and husband Eric Watts of Allons; a step-daughter, Donna Kay and husband Chris Ledbetter of Rickman; 3 brothers, B.D. Ray of Cookeville, Clarence Edgar Ray of Allons, and Jackie Dewayne Ray of Hilham; 5 sisters, Wilma Izell Johnson of Livingston, Dora Rosezell Barnes of Livingston, Zelma Mazell Painter of Gainesboro, Linnie Kayzell Garrett of Rickman, and Anna Zell Johnson of Livingston; 6 grandchildren; and 12 step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kenny Earl Ray, Burt Phillips, Clinton Hargis, Harold Ray, Jacob Nelson, and Odell Johnson.
Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Rob Robinson
Memorial services for Mr. Rob Robinson, 69, of Cross Plains, TN, will be conducted with full military honors at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2008 from Cedar Grove Methodist Church in Cross Plains.
Mr. Robinson died Tuesday, July 8 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
He was son to the late William Athel and Winnie (Johnson) Robinson.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy (Garrett) Robinson of Cross Plains; 5 sons, Fred Robinson, Donnie Conatser, David Conatser, Darrell Conatser, and Timothy Choate; 3 daughters, Kim Robinson, Kermiatta Richardson, and Lynell Dobbs; 23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family, friends, and neighbors.
Jennings Funeral Home in Jamestown is in charge of services. (C)


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Harry Savage

Funeral services for Mr. Harry G. Savage, 63, of Cookeville, were conducted at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2008, from the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Rev. Elizabeth Johnson officiating.
Burial was at Paran Cemetery in Rickman.
Mr. Savage died Tuesday, July 8 at Masters Health Care Center in Algood. He worked for a plating company in Dayton.
Born January 17, 1945, in Dayton, OH, he was son to the late Firman and Annetta Barbee Moyer.
Survivors include 2 sons, Michael Savage, and Matthew Savage, both of Dayton; a daughter, Cheryl Maynard of Dayton; a step-son, Ricky Brown of Cookeville; 5 sisters, Naomi Graham of Germantown, OH, Judy Glore of Vandalia, OH, Jackie Ramsey of Dayton, OH, Pat Terry of West Palm Beach, FL, and Dona Rabold of Miamisburg, OH; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grand daughter.
Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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