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Kenneth Boyd “Mitchell” Allred, sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Boyd “Mitchell” Allred, Sr., 67, of Peebles, OH, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, 2009, from the Fairview Chapel Church in Peebles, with Pastor Marlyn Davis officiating.

Burial was in the Waverly Evergreen Cemetery in Waverly, OH.

Mr. Allred died Sunday, April 19, 2009 at his home. He was retired from Conrail and a member of the Fairview Chapel Church in Peebles.

Born September 30, 1941 in Clay County, TN, he was the son of the late Charlie and Audie (Sells) Allred. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Rhonda Lynn Allred; 3 brothers, Reed Allred, Walter Allred, and Arnold Allred; a sister, Charlene Pitts, and a great-granddaughter, Skiley Jones.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Shirley Ann (Hodges) Allred; 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, Kenneth Boyd, Jr. and Violet Allred of Portsmouth, OH, Stephen Carl Allred of Piketon, OH, and Christopher Scott Allred of Peebles, OH; 2 brothers, Creed Allred of Miamisburg, OH, and Wayne Allred of Livingston; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Mable Pennington of Kettering, OH, Sue and Donald Norris of Livingston, and Twila Forinash of Springboro, OH; 8 grandchildren, Kenneth Boyd Allred, III, Tiffany Marie Allred, Rhonda Ann Allred, Stephen Carl Allred, Jr., Angela Jones, Candy Wilson, J.J. Phillips, and Stephanie Phillips; 5 great-grandchildren, Wyatt Allred, Savannahe Wilson, Aren Wilson, J.J. Jones, and Hayden Phillips.

Special care provided by Botkin Funeral Home. (P)


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Mattie Lee (Stockton) Bailey
A private memorial service for Mrs. Mattie Lee (Stockton) Bailey, 81, of Athens, AL, will be conducted for her family at the Bethlehem Cemetery in Livingston, where her parents are buried. The family had chosen cremation, in accordance with her wishes.

Formerly a resident of West Carrollton, OH from 1947 until moving to Alabama in 2003, she retired from Ohio Bell with more than 30 years of service. She was a member of the Friendship Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking and performed volunteer work on a regular basis.

Born October 19, 1927 in Livingston, she was the daughter of the late George Bailey and Edna (Copeland) Stockton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Hollis Stockton, and a sister, Velma Hirsch.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David Lee and Sandra Faye Bailey of Athens; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Jean Kennedy of Athens, Juanita and Riley Johnson of Livingston, and Vesta Beaty of Trotwood, OH; a brother and sister-in-law, Addison and Jane Stockton of Kettering, OH; 2 grandchildren, Amanda Harbin and Wesley Jarrett; 5 great-grandchildren, Ethan, Katie, Will, Karaline, and Devlin, all of Athens; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Athens-Limestone County, P.O. Box 626, Athens, AL 35612.

Special care provided by McConnell Funeral Home. (P)

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Billy Wayne Daniels
Funeral services for Mr. Billy Wayne Daniels, 52, of Monroe, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2009, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Jerry Buck and Bro. Benny Buck officiating.

Burial was in the Sells Cemetery.

Mr. Daniels died Friday, May 1, 2009 at his home. He was a farmer, and a member of Standing Stone Praise and Worship Center.

Born February 5, 1957 in Overton County, he was the son of Cora Celia (Gore) Daniels and the late Billy Harlin Daniels.

Survivors include, in addition to his mother, 3 brothers, Waymon Daniels, Mark Daniels, and Jamie Daniels, all of Monroe; 4 sisters, Sandy Hughes of Livingston, Carolyn Daniels and Rita McDonald, both of Monroe, and Jane Maxfield of Allons; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Ronnie White, Daniel Dorminey, Donnie Collins, James Daniels, Jimmy Daniels, and Darrin Dorminey.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Charlotte (Adams) Hatcher
Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte (Barker) Hatcher, 61, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 4, 2009 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Danny Lane officiating.

Burial was in the Zion Hill Cemetery in the Rickman Community.

Mrs. Hatcher died Saturday, May 2, 2009 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born January 8, 1948 in Columbus, OH, she was the daughter of Elsie (Poe) Adams Barker, of Kenton, OH, and the late Charles Adams. She was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the V.F.W. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a sister, Roseanna (Adams) Brown Tanner.

Survivors include, in addition to her mother, her husband of 42 years, Ronald G. Hatcher of Cookeville; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey Scott and Shannon Hatcher of Woodbury, and Timothy Paul and Lisa Hatcher of Baxter; a sister, Bonnie Cockerell of Lakeview, OH; 2 brothers, Jimmy E. Adams, and Lonnie W. Adams, both of Columbia, SC; 4 grandchildren, Breanna Hatcher, Delaney Hatcher, T. J. Hatcher, and Johnny Preston.

Pallbearers were Johnny Preston, Harold Allison, James Allison, James Hunter, James Dobbs and Charlie Conaster.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)


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Lillian I. Hicks
Funeral services for Miss Lillian I. Hicks, 76, of the Rickman Community in Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2009 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating.

Burial was in the Eckel Cemetery in Overton County.

Miss Hicks died Saturday, April 11, 2009 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Born February 27, 1933 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Hallie (Johnson) Hicks.

Survivors include 6 sisters, Jewell Dean Bennett, Janell Nelson, Etta Daugherty, all of Rickman, Joyce Smith of Cumming, GA, Clara Gross and Cassie Pisciotta, both of Akron, OH; a brother, Caston Hicks of Rickman; a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

Pallbearers were Tony Bennett, Terry Bennett, Tim Hicks, Lance Holland, Johnnie Lee Hicks, and Daryl Nelson.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)


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Nell Kathern (Smith) Keith
Funeral services for Mrs. Nell Kathern (Smith) Keith, 65, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2009, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. Edward Todd officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Keith died Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a caretaker, and a member of the Hilham Church of God.

Born September 21, 1943 in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Clyde (Stacy) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Keith, and a sister, Sue Smith.

Survivors include 2 sons, Billy Ray Boles of Lebanon, and Andy Lee Boles of Livingston; 2 daughters, Sue Ellen Lee of Celina, and Tracy Phillips of Livingston; a brother, Harrison Smith of Celina; and a sister, Georgia Mae Smith of IN; 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Boles, Joel Boles, Derek Smith, Roy Key, Bobby Lee, Jeremiah Laycock, Matt Mullins, Jason Stevens, Matt Combs, and A.J. Williams.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Joyce (Howard) Lusk
Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce (Howard) Lusk, 68, of Monterey, will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Bobby Floyd, and Rev. Richie Farley officiating.

Burial will be in the Phillips Cemetery in the Hanging Limb Community.

Mrs. Lusk died Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a retired factory worker and attended the Full Gospel Assembly Church.

Born May 9, 1940 in Crawford, TN, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Martha (Hargis) Howard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Lusk; 3 sisters, Katherine Josephine Cook, Bonnie Fink, and Gladys Gragg; and a step-grandson, Tommy Adams.

Survivors include 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Tommie Lusk and Bill Gragg of Cookeville, Dottie and Jim Cook of Monterey, Wanda and David Stults of Crawford, and Martha Lusk of Monterey; 2 step-daughters, Gail Gardner and Gwen Adams; 4 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Pauline Wilson of Cookeville, Marie Odle of Monterey, Lois and Billy Wilson, and Fay and Donnie Bowman, all of the Vines Ridge Community; a brother and sister-in-law, Doyle and Patty Howard of the Vines Ridge Community, 6 grandchildren, Jonathon (Heather) Penticuff, Brandy Stults, Amanda Lusk, Thomas Lusk, Travis Lusk and Billie Lusk; and 3 step-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Goff Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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J. Michael Ogletree
Funeral services for Mr. J. Michael Ogletree, 51, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2009 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Burial was in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Ogletree died Friday, May 1, 2009 at Bethesda Health Care Center. He was an Industrial Engineering Tech.

Born July 16, 1957 in Livingston, he was the son of Mildred (Savage) Ogletree and the late Felix C. Ogletree.

Survivors include, in addition to his mother, a sister and brother-in-law, Katheryn and Marlon Winningham; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Felix D. and Naomi Ogletree, and Buddy E. and Betty Ogletree; a niece, Donna Reagan, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers were Christopher Hammock, James Reagan, Kenny Holeman, Johnny Hunter, Owen Savage, and David Ogletree, with Scott Savage as an alternate.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Cleo Delois (Winningham) Poston
Funeral services for Mrs. Cleo Delois (Winningham) Poston, 90, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2009, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating.

Burial was in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Poston died Thursday, April 30, 2009 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a housewife, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Born October 24, 1918 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Ida B. (Buck) Winningham. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Wilbur Poston; a son, Joe Poston, and 2 brothers, Clois Winningham and Wade Winningham.

Survivors include 2 daughters and sons-in-law, June and Billl Robbins of Livingston, Brenda and Wayne Williams of Byrdstown; a daughter-in-law, Brenda Poston of Sevierville; a sister-in-law, Bessie Winningham of Livingston; 7 grandchildren, Beth Reagan, Wendy Byrd, Wade Williams, Derrick Poston, Valerie Loveday, Rebecca Schrfnagel, and Katie Jo Poston; 12 great-grandchildren, Tashana Hooks, Kyle Stephens, Matthew Byrd, Ashley Byrd, Caleb Williams, Harley Williams, Lexi Williams, Savannah Poston, Cole Poston, Mackkenna Loveday, Carsyn Loveday, and Brody Schrfnagel; 1 great-great-grandson, Ethan Hooks.

Pallbearers were Billy Robbins, Kyle Stephens, Wayne Williams, Wade Williams, Greg Byrd, and Derrick Poston.

Honorary pallbearers were Clay Parsons, Bob Arnold, Bill Davis, Dr. Vincent Fromke, Chris Hooks, Brad Loveday, Josh Schrfnagel, and Phillip McCormick.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Ernest Clell Wilson
Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Clell Wilson, 88, of the Vine Ridge Community of Overton County, were conducted at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2009 from the Vines Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. Anthony Wilson and Rev. Walt Phillips officiating.

Burial was in the F.A. Norrod Cemetery in the Hanging Limb Community.

Mr. Wilson died Monday, April 27, 2009, at the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. He had been a coal miner.

Born February 26, 1921 in Muddy Pond, in Overton County, he was the son of the late William Richard and Verna (Bilbrey) Wilson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 grandchildren, Sherry Lynn Wilson, David Key, and Jennifer Lee Rose; a step-mother, Verline Wilson; 4 sisters, Marie Brown, Captolina Herman, Mimna Schover, and Charline Ashburn; a brother, Thomas Erza Wilson, along with 3 infant brothers.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Veatrice (Roberts) Wilson of the Vines Ridge Community; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Mima and Merle Key of Crawford, and Barbara and Roger Rose of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Barbara Wilson of the Anderson Community; 5 sisters, Magaline Wilson of Dayton, OH, Darline Murphy of Gordonsville, TN, Juanita Welch of Monterey, Geneva Powell of Oaklanden, IN, and Irene Phy of Cookeville; 3 brothers, Larry Wilson of Dayton, OH, Kenneth Wilson and Rondal Wilson, both of Livingston; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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