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Auda P. Stewart
Funeral services for Mrs. Auda P. Stewart, 94, of Livingston, were conducted at the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Harold Reeder officiating.

Burial was at the Echels Cemetery in Rickman.

Mrs. Stewart died Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at the Standing Stone Care and Rehab Center in Monterey. She worked in the garment industry.

Born February 5, 1914, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Houston and Elvira (Phillips) Bilbrey.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Thelma Bowers and Linda Hooks both of Rickman; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Calvin Bilbrey, Johnny Bilbrey, Hershel Bilbrey, George Bilbrey, Douglas Bilbrey, Richard Bilbrey and Gerald Hooks.

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

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Beulah Veston (Johnson) Tharp
Funeral Services for Mrs. Beulah Veston (Johnson) Tharp, 76, of Hilham, were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 16th, from the Chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon and Bro. Rick Lacy officiating.

Burial was at Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Tharp died Thursday, August 14 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker and homemaker. She was also a member of Freewill Baptist Church.

Born February 1, 1932 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Milton Perry Johnson and Nancy D. (Crabtree) Johnson. She lived all her life in Overton County. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William D. “Dolphus” Tharp; a son Perry Tharp; a grandson Josh Moss; 2 sisters and 5 brothers.

Survivors include 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Judy Hammons and Jerry Swallows of Rickman; Kathy and Roger Webb of Gainesboro; and Lisa and Joe Moss of Celina; 4 sons and 3 daughters-in-law, Dennis Tharp of Hardy’s Chapel; Billy and Carol Tharp of Tampa, FL; Mike and Barbara Tharp and Lester and Sue Tharp all of Hilham; 1 sister, Julie Daily of Livingston; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and family and friends.

Pallbearers were Keith Brown, Lester Tharp, Dennis Tharp, Mike Tharp, Bill Tharp and Chris Huddleston.

Honorary pallbearers were Michael Tharp, Gary Smith and Jessie Sevier.

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

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James Brown
Funeral services for Mr. James Brown, 81, of Monterey, were conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26, from the Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Baldwin, Rev. Danny Jones and Rev. David Harris officiating.

Burial was at the Muddy Pond Cemetery.

Mr. Brown died Sunday, August 24, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was a coal miner, a retired factory worker and a member of the Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church.

Born March 17, 1927, in Vines Ridge, TN, he was the son of the late Henry and Vider (Shepard) Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Corps; 2 brothers, Jimmy Clay Brown and Charles Brown; and 3 infant brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Naomi (Harville) Brown of Monterey; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Stan Will of Columbus, OH, and Nelladene and Mike Poole of Melvindale, MI; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, David James and Gail Brown of Columbus, OH, Randy and Carolyn Brown of Monterey, and Steve and Jean Brown of Columbus, OH; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Claude Brown of Nashville, GA and Raymond and Rosie Brown of Deer Lodge, TN; 8 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by the Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, TN. (C)


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Joanna (Rosenbaum) Smith
Funeral services for Mrs. Joanna Smith, 84, of Livingston, were conducted Thursday, August 21 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Jeremy Byrd officiating.

Burial was at the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Smith, died Sunday, August 17 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Born March 29, 1924 in the Hanging Limb Community, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Artie Jane (Norrod) Rosenbaum.

Survivors include her husband, Claude Smith of Livingston; a son, David Smith of Pleasant Ridge, Michigan; 2 grandchildren, Jennifer Taylor and Todd Taylor.

Pallbearers were Robert Garrett, Edward Gore, Percy Hill, Bill Hill, Todd Taylor, Rick Wade, Donnie Hill and Carl Wyatt, Jr.

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

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Martha Allene (Dulworth) Chilton
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Allene (Dulworth) Chilton, 82, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 from the Chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Nolen Cantrell and Bro. Robert Wright officiating.

Burial was at Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Chilton died Sunday, August 17 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a member of the Oak Dale Baptist Church.

Born February 8, 1926, in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Tommy and Pauline (Coop) Dulworth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Haskell Chilton; a son, Willie Chilton; a daughter, Brenda Jo Chilton; a sister, Betty Jean Hull; and a brother-in-law, Truman Chilton.

Survivors include a son, Jimmy Chilton of Monroe; 3 sisters, Elise Goodman of Livingston, Carolyn Manning of Nashville, and Mary Elizabeth Coffman of Princeton, KY; and a brother, Larry Dulworth of New Castle, IN; 5 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers were Stanley Chilton, Matt Dillon, Darren Chilton, Phillip Byrd, Cody Chilton and Stormy Chilton.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Ruby Frances (Bullock) Daniels
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Frances (Bullock) Daniels, 89, of Livingston, were conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 18, from the Livingston Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. J.D. McDonald officiating.

Burial was at Fellowship Cemetery.

Mrs. Daniels died Saturday, August 16 at Overton County Nursing Home in Livingston. She was a factory worker and was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ.

Born November 17, 1918, in Clay County, she was the daughter of James and Lola (Melton) Bullock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Austin Daniels; 2 brothers Andrew “Tom” Bullock and Audrian Bullock; and 2 sisters Elizabeth Sells and Idell Conner.

Survivors include a son, Steve Daniels of Livingston; 2 sisters and one brother-in-law Eula and Lloyd Finley of Sparta, Maydene Bullock of Hartford City, IN; 2 grandchildren Angela Whitaker and Kristi Garcia; 3 great-grandchildren Ethan Whitaker, Seth Whitaker and Ben Whitaker; and former daughter-in-law, Kathy Daniels and several nieces, nephews and
other family and friends.

Pallbearers were Lloyd Finley, Kenneth Conner, Lonnie Conner, Tony Conner, Denny Bullock and Jimmy Bullock.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home of Livingston. (C)


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Thomas R. “Neck” Handy
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas R. “Neck” Handy, 37, of Livingston, were conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, from the Chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Rev. Steve Fields and Bro. Mike White officiating.

Burial was at Falling Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Handy died Sunday, August 17 at his home in Livingston. He worked for Celina Recycling.

Born January 5, 1971, in Overton County, he was the son of Mildred Faye (Winningham) Handy of Livingston and the late James Donald Handy. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Debbie Fields and Mildred Dan Handy, and a brother, Roger Dale Handy.

Survivors in addition to his mother, include 6 brothers, James Handy, Billy Handy, Johnny Michael Handy and Steve Handy all of Livingston and Brinte Handy of the Independence Community and Gary Handy of Rickman; 2 sisters, Sharon Murphy and Sabra Wilson, both of Livingston; and special friends, Grant Presley and Terry Copeland.

Pallbearers were James Handy, Billy Handy, Johnny Michael Handy, Steve Handy, Brinte Handy, Gary Handy and Grant Presley.

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


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