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Archives 07-23-2008

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Carey Carlock
Funeral services for Mr. Carey Harlan Carlock, 97, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2008, from First United Methodist Church in Livingston with Rev. Tom Halliburton and Ken Castleman officiating.

Burial was at Good Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Carlock died Tuesday, July 15 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a very active member of First United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School for many years. He worked as manager at Jenkins & Darwin Dry Goods Store.

Born July 19, 1910, in Overton County, he was son to the late Thomas Ward and Winnie Ellen (Neely) Carlock. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Charles Carlock, John Douglas Carlock, and Ward Reeves Carlock.

Survivors include a son, Jim Carlock of Cupertino, CA; a daughter, Linda Denton of Louisville, KY; a sister, Edith Freeman of Algood; 2 grandchildren, Brandon Denton and Mandi Hunt; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Gerald Maynord, L.G. Puckett III, Dan Smith, Henry Starnes, John West, and Charles Maynord.

Honorary pallbearers were the men’s Sunday School class at First United Methodist Church.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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James “Gib” Hill
Funeral services for Mr. James Gilbert “Gib” Hill, 67, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2008 from the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home with Bro. Buddy Reeder and Bro. Gary Anderson officiating.

Burial with military honors was at the Smith County Memorial Gardens in Carthage, TN.

Mr. Hill died Monday, July 14 at his residence.

Born July 6, 1941, in Overton County, he was son to the late Percy Milton and Elva Rosenbaum Hill.

A veteran of the United States Navy, Mr. Hill was also a retired supervisor with Tennessee Tech University and a member of Fairview Church of Christ. An avid golfer and frequenter of golf tournaments in the Upper Cumberland, he once won the Cookeville Senior Amateur Golf Tournament.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Melton Hill of Cookeville; 2 daughters, Traci Hill and Cynthia Hill; 3 brothers and a sister-in-law, Percy Hill of Livingston, Bill and wife Brenda Hill of Atlanta, GA., and Donny Hill of Madison, TN; a sister, Betty Langford of Cookeville; 2 grandchildren, Jacob Hill and Devan Bramhall, both of Dallas, TX; 3 nephews, Tim Langford, Jim Langford, and Ryan Hill; 2 nieces, Rhonda Birdwell and Heather Sveadas; and a host of golfing buddies.

Pallbearers were the Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Honorary pallbearers were J.R. Lewis, Johnny Clark, Glen Wilmoth, Ralph Sullivan, Scotty Yeaman, and Lonnie Pullum.

Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home and Cremation Services was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Anna Norris
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Speck Norris, 82, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2008, from the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Randy Goodman officiating.

Burial was at Liberty Cemetery.

Mrs. Norris died Sunday, July 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, and of the Livingston Chapter of the Eastern Star. She worked as a housewife.

Born February 22, 1926 in Overton County, she was daughter to the late Joe May and Janie Mae (Ledbetter) Speck. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Othel Herron Speck; and a sister, Lyda Grace Speck.

Survivors include 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary and wife Nancy Norris of Albany, KY; and Greg Norris of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Charles Park of Chattanooga; 2 grandchildren, Lisa and husband Darren Geiger of Paola, KS, and Andrew Park of San Diego, CA; 2 great-grandchildren, Laura Geiger and Tristan Geiger, both of Paola; 5 brothers and sisters-in-law, Estes and wife June Speck and Willie P. and wife Shirley Speck all of Livingston, Odie and wife Betty Jo Speck of Cookeville, Grady and wife Dorris Speck of Battle Creek, MI, and Billie G. and wife Elizabeth Speck of Lafayette, TN; a sister-in-law, Margaret Speck of Lafayette, IN; and many nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers were Greg Norris, Gary Norris, Charles Park, Andy Park, Steve Speck, and Ricky McDonald.

Honorary pallbearers were L.G. Puckett Jr., E.B. Gray Jr., Jimmy Little, Charlie Woodward, Lee Gilpatrick, John Officer, Dr. Michael Cox, and Mike Swallows.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)


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Martha Padgett
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Jane (Sells) Padgett, 60, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2008 from the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Campbell and Bro. Bobby White officiating.

Burial was at Sylvester Robbins Cemetery.

Mrs. Padgett died Thursday, July 17 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born August 14, 1947, in Overton County, she was daughter to the late Arthur “Bud” and Zola (Cooper) Sells.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Rod Padgett of Monroe; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Coy Padgett of Monroe, and Rodney and wife Tracy Padgett of Blountville, TN; a daughter and son-in-law, Jayne Ann and husband Larry Ferrell of Hilham; a brother, William Sells of Livingston; a sister, Ann Talley of Monroe; an aunt, Caramel Norris of Livingston; 5 grandchildren, Matthew Ferrell, Chase Ferrell, Jayna Ferrell, Avery Padgett, and Ashlee Isenberg.

Pallbearers were Tory Smith, Jamie Emerton, James Lee Ringley, Rodney Padgett, Dudley Talley, and Kyle Padgett.

Hall Funeral Home in Livingston was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Anna Phillips
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Jean Phillips, 72, of Monterey, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2008, from the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Kirby, Rev. Basil and Brenda Phillips officiating.

Burial was at Mineral Springs Freewill Baptist Cemetery.

Mrs. Phillips died Friday, July 18 at Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. She was owner of Phillips Grocery in Mineral Springs Community. She and her husband also operated Joseph’s Storehouse for low income families.

Born March 18, 1936, in Overton County, she was daughter to the late Fletcher and Biddie Looper. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Looper; and a sister, Bertha Key.

Survivors include her husband, Everett Phillips of Monterey; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Melissa Phillips of Clarkrange; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Clifton Bishop of Monterey; 3 brothers, A.J. Looper of Rickman, Sam Looper of Monterey, and Stanley Looper of Monterey; 3 sisters, Ferbia Phillips of Monterey, Ella Flener of Anderson, IN, and Clarice McNeal of Crossville; 4 grandchildren, Dustin Phillips, Chase Bishop, Connor Bishop, and Danielle Melton; and a great-grandchild, Mason Phillips.

Goff Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)

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Annie Taylor
Funeral services for Mrs. Annie L. Taylor, 96, of Livingston, were conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2008 from the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon officiating.

Burial was at Good Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor died Monday, July 14 at Livingston Regional Hospital. A member of First United Methodist Church in Livingston, she owned and operated Bush’s Radio Shop for many years.

Born October 19, 1911, in Overton County, she was daughter to the late Burr and Lou Alfa (Lewis) Ledbetter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C.B. (Bush) Taylor; a son, James Edward Taylor; and 2 great-nephews, Danny Allen and Andrew Bilbrey.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, Frank Bilbrey, 3 nephews, Carl and wife Reda Bilbrey, McCoy and wife Betty Ledbetter all of Livingston, and Steve Ledbetter of Maryville, TN; 4 nieces, Anna Ve Reed, Ardie Ray Ledbetter, and Adison Ledbetter, all of Pennsylvania, and Carla and husband Tim Hall of Indiana; a great-nephew, Terry Allen of Cookeville; and 2 great nieces, Jamie Gibbons of Livingston, and Debra Maynard of Loudon, TN.

Pallbearers were Shawn Maynord, Travis Maynord, Josh Ledbetter, Steve Ledbetter, Terry Allen, and Johnny Vaughn.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (C)
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Sue Tisdal


Funeral services for Mrs. Sue Carol Gilliam Tisdal, 68, of Cookeville, were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 21, 2008 from the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Dr. Jimmy Arms officiating.

Burial was at Crest Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Tisdal died Saturday, July 19, at her home. She attended Stevens Street Baptist Church and, along with her late husband James, owned and operated Tis’ Barbecue in Cookeville for a number of years.

Born August 21, 1939, in Wise County, VA, she was daughter to the late Kedrick Darrel and Thelma Vocie Potter Gilliam. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Tisdal was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Gerber.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and wife Natalie Tisdal of Cookeville; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Jamie and husband Darrell Tucker of Gainesboro, and Karen and husband Pat Hensley of Shreveport, LA; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and husband Bob Brown of Livingston, and Sandra and husband Ron Puschnig of Monroe; 11 grandchildren, Chad Perkins, Wesley Randall, Clayton Randall, Cassie (Jeff) Bradshaw, Amber (Nathan) Strong, Mandi Hensley, Maleia Tucker, Brittany Tisdal, Brooke Tisdal, Johanna Hensley, and Bailey Tisdal; and two great-grandchildren, Zackery Randall and Ryleigh Perkins.

Pallbearers were friends and family members.

Memorial contributions may be made to Highland Rim Academy by contacting the funeral home.

Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements. (C)


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