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Archives 09-03-2008

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Eudean (Hopkins) Martin
Funeral services for Mrs. Eudean (Hopkins) Martin, 91, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 28, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home.

Burial was at the Maupin Cemetery in Albany, KY.

Mrs. Martin died Tuesday, August 26, at Masters Health Care Center. She worked as a sales clerk at Nichols Jewelry for many years and was a long time volunteer with the Auxiliary at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was of the Protestant faith.

Born May 16, 1917 in Pickett County, she was the daughter of the late Benton and Grace Bilbrey Hopkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie D. Martin.

Survivors include several great nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Special care provided by the Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home and Cremation Services. (C)

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George E. Linder
Funeral services for Mr. George E. Linder, 74, of Alpine, were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26, at the Alpine Presbyterian Church in Alpine, with Bro. David Beaty officiating.

Burial was at the Green Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Linder died Saturday, August 23, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was an instructor at the Livingston Trade School.

Born February 18, 1934, in Fentress County, he was the son of the late Elmer and Effie Dee (Norris) Linder.

Survivors include his wife, Jessie Linder; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Jennifer and Steven Bruss and Ginger and Tommy Stoves also of Brentwood, TN; 1 grandson, Cole Bruss of Brentwood, TN; 1 brother, J. E. Linder of Rickman; 2 sisters, Edith Smith of Livingston, TN and Buelah Miller of the Oak Grove Community.

Pallbearers were: Jerry Sampley, Wayne McDonald, Jack Smith, Denver Davis, Ralph Ramsey and Bobby Miller.

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

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Jodi (Cates) Allen
Memorial services for Mrs. Jodi (Cates) Allen, 76, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2008, at First United Methodist Church of Livingston with Rev. Craig Green officiating.

Mrs. Allen died Thursday, August 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a Real Estate Broker/Owner.

Born May 10, 1932, in Copperhill, GA, she was the daughter of the late Jessie LeRoy “Jack” and Willie (Johnson) Wilson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her husbands: Jimmy Cates and Byron Allen.

Survivors include 4 sons, Dr. James W. “Jamie” Cates, Jr. and William Dino Cates, both of Allons, Michael Alan Cates of Hubbardstown, MA; and Christopher Thomas Cates of San Clemente, CA; a brother, David Johnathan Wilson of Clinton, TN.; a sister, Mary Jacquelyn Douglas of Clinton; one uncle and aunt, Ernest and Shirley Wilson and an aunt, Ruth Wilson; and 12 grandchildren, Aaron Cates, Danielle Cates, Adam Cates, Christen Cates, Wilson Cates, Matthieu Cates, Elizabeth cates, Jenny Cates, Laura Cates, Tayler Cates, Alexandra Cates, and Olivia Cates.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church General Fund or the American Cancer Society.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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Mary Coleen (Hancock) Langford
Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Mary Coleen (Hancock) Langford, 66, were conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 31, 2008 at Hancock Cemetery in Livingston with Bro. Robert Huddles officiating.

Mrs. Langford died August 29 at Livingston Regional Medical Center. She was a beautician and a member of The Church of God.

Born April 22, 1942, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Veachel (Beaty) Hancock.

Survivors include 2 brothers and 1 sister-in-law, James Hancock of Monroe, Larry and Anita Hancock of Alpine; 2 sisters and 1 brother-in-law, Sue and Bruce Looper of Monroe, Betty Hancock of Monroe; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers were Larry Hancock, Jerry Hancock, Wayne Hancock, Ronald Looper, Scott Hancock, and Carson Hancock.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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