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Minnie A. Mullins
Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie A. Mulllins, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Livingston, with Bro. Bobby Gore and Bro. John Mabrey officiating.

Burial was in the Holly Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Mullins died Monday, September 15, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a member of the Hilham Church of Christ.

Born October 17, 1915 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late James and Martha (Neal) Mullins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Dale; 3 brothers, Milton Mullins, Millard Mullins and Marvin Mullins; 3 nephews, Jim Mullins, Denny Dale, and Duvon Dale.

Survivors include her niece and caregiver, Linda Bybee; other nieces and nephews: Wayne Mullins, Grant Mullins, Clois Mullins, Margaret Bilyeu, Faye Bluhm, Anna Connolly, Donald Dale, Barbara Shipwash, Ova Robbins, Louise Richardson and several other great-nieces and great-
nephews.

Pallbearers were Ronnie White, Brandon Mullins, Michael Mullins, Clois Mullins, Donald Dale, and Danny Bailey.

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

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Aline (Pinkston) Ogletree
Funeral services for Mrs. Aline (Pinkston) Ogletree, 79, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 20, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Burial was at the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Ogletree died Wednesday, September 17, 2008, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife and a member of the Walnut Grove Church of Christ.

Born May 7, 1929 in Putnam County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Opal (Clouse) Pinkston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Ogletree, and a sister, Peggy Ogle.

Survivors include a son, Mark Evans of Gainesboro; a daughter, Shelia Ogletree of Livingston; 2 brothers, Rollie Pinkston of Indianapolis, IN and Aaron Pinkston of Mississippi; 4 sisters, Jonnie Lacy, Nell Ballard and Janie Starr, all of Dayton, OH; and Rose Yeager of Cookeville; and extended family members Shelia Mick and family; Vickey Grow and Randy Long and family.

Pallbearers were Roy Ogletree, Brandon Burks, Chad Burks, Butch Lee, Randy Long and Roger Mick.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Beulah Mae (Kaston) Parrigin
Memorial services for Mrs. Beulah Mae (Kaston) Parrigin, 78, of Livingston, were conducted at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, with Bro. Keith Ledbetter officiating.

Mrs. Parrigin died Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She worked as a potter and a factory worker and was a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Born December 5, 1929 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Frank John and Mahala (Copeland) Kaston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother.

Survivors include 2 sons, Nelson Parrigin and Dwain Parrigin, both of Livingston; and a daughter, Alicia Thomen, of Livingston; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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Anita (Bowman) Peterman
Funeral services for Mrs. Anita (Bowman) Peterman, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 20, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston, with Rev. Ovle Tinch officiating.

Burial was at Good Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Peterman died Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a factory worker and member of the Freewill Baptist Church.

Born September 7, 1941, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Bluford Sr. and Etta (Phillips) Bowman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Peterman; a daughter, Veronica Peterman, a sister, Velma Hargis; a brother, Bluford Bowman, Jr., and a nephew, Justin Hargis.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Courtney and Brian Reagan of Livingston, 2 grandchildren, Conner Reagan and Briley Reagan; a sister, Juanita Cook of Mt. Juliet; and 6 nephews.

Pallbearers were Gary Hargis, Randall Bowman, Darrell Bowman, Rusty Peterman, Kyle Padgett, Michael Cook, Kevin Cook and Marson Robertson.

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

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Jesse Rose (Carmack) Ramsey


Funeral services for Mrs. Jesse Rose (Carmack) Ramsey, 81, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 24 at Stevens Street Baptist Church, with Dr. Jimmy Arms and Rev. Tim Frank officiating.

Burial was at Overton County Memorial Gardens in Livingston.

Mrs. Ramsey died Sunday, September 21, at Masters Health Care Center in Algood. She worked in her husband’s dental practice as the office manager.
She was a long time active member of the Stevens Street Baptist Church and known for her faithful service as a Sunday School Teacher and choir member. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 6296. She and her husband loved to travel and collect antiques.

Born June 5, 1927 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late James and Dora Etta (Hawkins) Carmack. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Carmack; and 3 sisters, Martha Bell Motteler, Ruth Poston and Stella Carmack.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Dr. Alg Ramsey; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Ken Madewell of Cookeville, Cheryl and Bill Markin of Franklin, TN and Lisa and David Copeland of Algood; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Dalphine Carmack ; 3 sisters, Helen Tucker of Clinton, TN, Lorene Buck and Lydia Wilkinson, both of Anderson, IN; 7 grandchildren, Craig Madewell, Amanda Madewell, Jessica Markin, Ruthie Markin and Joe Markin, Andrea Copeland and Logan Copeland; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

Pallbearers were Craig Madewell, Joe Markin, Logan Copeland, Mark Thrasher, Jason Whited, and Roy Lee Seber.

Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Willing Servants Sunday School class at Steven Street Baptist Church.

Memorial donations may be made to the Upper Cumberland Affiliate of the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 2692, Cookeville, TN., 38502 or Stevens Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 327 West Stevens Street, Cookeville, TN., 38501.

Special care provided by Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)

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Helen June (Hammock) Skiba
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen June (Hammock) Skiba, 59, of Tavares, FL, were conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 20 from the chapel at Livingston Funeral Home, with Bro. Paul Holland officiating.

Burial was at Shiloh Cemetery in Alled, TN.

Mrs. Skiba died Saturday, September 13, in Florida Waterman Hospital in Tavares. She was a homemaker, who lived most of her life in Tennessee and Florida and was a member of the Church of Christ.

Born February 9, 1949 in Crawford, TN, she was the daughter of the late Oren Roscoe and Nina Orma Hammock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother , Bernard Hammock and a sister-in-law, Glinda Hammock.

Survivors include her husband, Michael “Mick” Skiba of Tavares; 3 daughters, Michele “Toots” Gingerich of Leesburg, FL; Joy Skiba of Tavares, FL and Carrie Skiba of Columbia, TN; 2 sons, Michael L. Skiba of Columbia, TN and Ben Skiba of Tavares, FL; a sister, Linda Barrett of Columbia, SC and 3 grandchildren, Shania Gingerich, Chantey Gingerich and Tashana Gingerich and 8 nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Michael Skiba, Ben Skiba, James Hammock, Billy Hammock, Brent Gore, Moe Gingerich.

Honorary Pallbearers were Michael Brian Barrett, Glenn McGinnis, Ron Johnson, David Webb and Charles Hick.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)


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Albert Vernon
Funeral services for Mr. Albert “Punkie” Vernon, 61, of Monterey, were conducted at 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 23, from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Tim Beaty and Rev. David Harris officiating.
Burial was at the Campground Cemetery in Clarkrange, TN.

Mr. Vernon died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at the Standing Stone Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey.

Born September 29, 1946 in Monterey to Lillie Hennie (Blaylock) Vernon and the late Edwin Vernon. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Sue Farley.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Emma Harris Vernon; a brother, Jimmy Vernon and a sister, Dessie Whittaker, all of Monterey.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)


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Ishmael W. Williams

Funeral services for Mr. Ishmael W. Williams, 89, of Livingston, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, from the chapel at the Speck Funeral Home in Livingston, with Bro. Glenn Ledbetter officiating.

Burial was at the Williams Family Cemetery.

Mr. Williams died Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Livingston Regional Hospital. He was a tool and die maker, and a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ, a member of VFW Post 5062 and a veteran of the U.S. Navy in WWII.

Born November 11, 1918, in Monroe, he was the son of the late Cosby and Florence (Davis) Williams. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth (Stealey) Willams; a son, Donald Williams; and a sister, Thelma Williams.

Survivors include a son, Robert Williams, of Lincoln, RI; 2 granddaughters, Michelle Ryan of Germantown, MA and Dawn Williams of Providence, RI; a great-granddaughter, Emma Lee Ryan; a brother, Billy Williams of Livingston; 3 nephews and 6 nieces.

Pallbearers were Bob Williams, Billy Williams, Dawn Williams, Jerry Williams, Don Palmer and Alvin Vaughn.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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