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Archives 09-30-2009

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LINDA LOU (THOMPSON) COFFMAN
Mrs. Linda Lou (Thompson) Coffman, 50, of Hilham, died Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Cremation was chosen in accordance with the family’s wishes and no formal services will be held.

Born January 25, 1959, in Branson, MO, she was the daughter of William “Bill” Thompson and the late Barbara (Pardue) Thompson.

Survivors include, in addition to her father, her husband, Johnny Glenn Coffman; 5 sisters; and 3 brothers.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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VERA MAE (ALLRED) HOGUE
Funeral services for Mrs. Vera Mae (Allred) Hogue, 88, of Livingston, were conducted at noon Monday, September 28, 2009 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Honeycutt officiating.

Burial was in Miller Cemetery in Allons.

Mrs. Hogue died Friday, September 25, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Allons Baptist Church.

Born May 19, 1921, in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late John and Queen Victoria (Cravens) Allred. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Hogue.

Survivors include 3 sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Ruth Hogue, Michael Hogue, and Donald Hogue, all of Livingston; 2 brothers, Kenneth Allred of Rockwood, TN, and Billy Allred of Crossville; 8 sisters, Charlotte Longworth, Elizabeth Wildman, Betty Guerrera, and Nancy Maria Dodson, all of Crossville, Johnnie Sue Brock of Melborne, FL, Shirley Ann Murphy and Barbara Nell Flood both of Vero Beach, FL, and Sharon Roberson of Chattanooga, TN; loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Grant Hogue, Shane Hogue, Roger Hogue, Randy Walker, Boone Dishman, and Tim Walker.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)



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MARY (ELLIS) JOLLEY
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary (Ellis) Jolley, 62, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, September 23, 2009, with Bro. Hillier Duke officiating.

Burial was in Hatcher Hall Cemetery.

Mrs. Jolley died Monday, September 21, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

She was a grocery store cashier and a member of the Christian Church.

Born January 6, 1947, in Springfield, OH, she was the daughter of the late William Howard and Crystal Mae (Ferryman) Ellis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Lee Jolley, and a brother, Mike Ellis.

Survivors include her husband, Gilbert Jolley, Sr. of Monroe; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Gilbert and Julie Jolley and Steve and Sheree Jolley, all of Livingston, and Tim and Amanda Jolley of Monroe; a daughter, Melanie Moles, and her friend, Bryan Moss, of Hartsville, TN; 2 brothers, Butch Ellis of Indiana and Joe Ellis of Florida; 3 sisters, Doris Mason of Anderson, IN, and Ellen Miller and Sandy Ellis, both of Springfield, OH; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Joe Jolley, Jacob Daniels, Scott Copeland, Troy Jolley, David Dorminey, David Taylor, Brandon Walker, and Matt McCulley.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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MARSHALL NEELY
Funeral services for Mr. Marshall Neely, 79, of Allons, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 24, 2009 from Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. Dewayne Whittaker and Rev. Delmer McCowan officiating.

Burial was in Phillips Cemetery in The Anderson Community.

Mr. Neely died Monday, September 21, at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. He was a retired Teamster, a member of Teamsters Local 364 in South Bend, IN, and was a licensed Freewill Baptist Preacher who brought many people to the Lord. He was a member of Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church.

Born February 13, 1930 in The Anderson Community of Overton county, he was the son of the late Lester and May (Phillips) Neely. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Leva Norrod; and 2 brothers, Nilon Ray Neely and William Neely.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie (Richardson) Neely of Allons Community; 3 daughters, Marsha Dale Melton of Monterey, Sandra Elaine Kirish and Margie Lynn Neely, both of South Bend, IN; a son, Bob G. Neely of Allons Community; a special brother and sister-in-law, Charlie and Callie Richardson of Sturgis, MI; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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CLARA ETHEL (BILBREY) SELLS
Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Ethel (Bilbrey) Sells, 83, of McMinnville, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 26, 2009, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating.

Burial was in Sells Cemetery in Monroe.

Mrs. Sells died Wednesday, September 23 at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville. She had been a homemaker and member of East End Church of Christ.

Born April 27, 1926, in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Sammie Decada and Sally Ethel (Livingston) Bilbrey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Bowers Sells; a sister, Georgia Romines and 2 infant sisters; and 3 brothers, Orman Bilbrey, Orlan Bilbrey, and Emmett Bilbrey.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Wanda Sells of Manchester; a daughter, Judy Hennessee of McMinnville; 2 brothers, Frank Bilbrey of Livingston and Roy Lee Bilbrey of California; a sister, Cleo Harris of Livingston; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jim and Bobbie Sells of Livingston; and 3 grandchildren, Joshua Sells and his wife, April, of Huntsville, AL, Jonathan Sells of Knoxville, and Demetria Hennessee of Cookeville.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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ESSIE "JANIE" (WALKER) VOLLENHALS
Funeral services for Mrs. Essie “Janie” (Walker) Vollenhals, 79, of Alexandria, IN, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 26, 2009, from the chapel at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service, with Pastor Mike Schwartz officiating. Memorial services were conducted by the Order of the Eastern Star Friday, September 25, at 6:30 p.m.

Mrs. Vollenhals died Tuesday, September 22, at Community Hospital in Anderson, IN, after an extended illness. She was a homemaker and attended Madison Park Church of God. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star of the Fellowship Lodge 681. She liked to travel and enjoyed swimming.

Born January 13, 1930, in Rickman, she was the daughter of the late Shirley and Magnola (Livingston) Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ershel Walker and an infant brother; 2 sisters, Veikle Qualls and Otha B. Honeycutt; and a granddaughter, Kristy Ann Vollenhals.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Jack Vollenhals, whom she married June 1, 1952 in Alexandria; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Holly Vollenhals of North Port, FL, and Jamey Vollenhals of Anderson; a daughter, Janet Vollenhals of Anderson; a brother and sister-in-law, J. Douglas and Patsy Walker of Rickman; and several nieces and nephews.

Special care provided by Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service.
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GARY WILSON
Funeral services for Mr. Gary Wilson, 42, of Crossville, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 25, 2009 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Walt Phillips and Rev. Freddie Melton officiating.

Burial was in Wilson Cemetery.

Mr. Wilson died Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He had been a tow motor operator and was of the Baptist faith.

Born June 20, 1967, in Monterey, he was the son of Rosezell (Melton) Wilson, of Monterey, and the late Bethel Wilson.

Survivors include, in addition to his mother, his wife, April Wilson of Crossville; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Rev. Ronnie Wilson of Mineral Springs Community, and Tommie and Donnette Wilson of Clarkrange; 28 very special nieces and nephews; 4 great-nieces and nephews; and 4 Boxer dogs, Gemini, Aries, Athena, and Mazie.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

 

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