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MARGARET "PEGGY" (BURNETTE) MORIN CONNOLLY
Memorial services for Mrs. Margaret “Peggy” (Burnette) Morin Connolly, 85, of Hilham, were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 4, 2009 from the chapel at Hall Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation.

Mrs. Connolly died Thursday, October 29, at Bethesda Health Care. She was a homemaker.

Born June 9, 1924 in Dallas, TX, she was the daughter of the late Walter H. and Margaret (Jones) Burnette. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Burnette, and a niece, Bunnie Burnette.

Survivors include a daughter, Deeanne Fulton of Bristol, TN; a sister, Bobbie Burnette of Livingston; a sister-in-law, Gloria Burnette of New Jersey; 7 nieces; 12 great-nieces; and several nephews.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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SANDRA DEE (ALLEN) GOODPASTURE
Funeral services for Mrs. Sandra Dee (Allen) Goodpasture, 45, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. John Preece officiating.

Burial was in Flatt Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Goodpasture died Tuesday, November 3, at Livingston Regional
Hospital. She was a member of Allens Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Born December 28, 1963 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late M.J. and Alba (Boles) Allen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Janet Wilborn and Rita Pigg.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald Goodpasture of Livingston; 4 sons, Andy Crabtree, Daniel Crabtree, Steven Goodpasture, and Brad Goodpasture, all of Livingston; 4 brothers, Doug Allen, Bud Allen, and Dennis Allen, all of Hilham, Wayne Allen of Livingston; and 2 granddaughters, Harley Crabtree and Madison Crabtree.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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HASKELL B. "SPIKE" KEY
Funeral services for Mr. Haskell B. “Spike” Key, Jr., 55, of Cookeville, were conducted at noon Sunday, November 8, 2009 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Greg Key officiating.

Burial with full military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard was in Shady Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Key died Thursday, November 5, at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. He was a security guard at Flowserve in Cookeville, and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Born August 23, 1954 in Dayton, OH, he was the son of Jewell (Stidham) Key, of Algood, and the late Haskell B. Key, Sr.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his wife, Josette (Davis) Key of Cookeville; a mother-in-law, Jeanette Rose Woody of Cookeville; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Kim Key of Carlisle, OH, and Garry and Cheryl Key of Old Hickory, TN; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Sonja and Michael Ransdell of Rockwood, MI, and Cynthia and Philip Hageman of Algood.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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KENDALL KING
Funeral services for Mr. Kendall King, 59, of Alpine, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. David Moore, Bro. David Sweitzer, and Bro. Dee Wells officiating.

Burial was in Copeland Cemetery in Alpine.

Mr. King died Thursday, October 29, at his home. He had been a machine technician in a factory.

Born December 5, 1949 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Travis and Lena King. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Earl King.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia King; 3 daughters and a son-in-law, Tamara and Darrell Cravens, Tina Ledbetter, and Tara Winningham; a son, Ryan King and his friend, Beth Johnson; a brother and sister-in-law, R. B. and Diane King; 4 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law, Clara and R.H. Carr, Alene and Dewey Hayes, Irene and O.H. Paul, and Pauline Lossdon; 6 grandchildren; 36 foster children; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Pallbearers were Chris King, Jeff Paul, Jason Carr, Shadrick Seals, Steve Cooper, and Tim Copeland.

Honorary pallbearers were Parker Seals employees and Miller’s Chapel breakfast group.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)


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RONALD BRYA STOVER



Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Bryan Stover, 45, of Rogers, AR, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2009 from the chapel at Stockdale Funeral Home in Rogers, with Pastor John Barclay officiating.
Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Stover died Tuesday, November 3, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, AR.

Bryan enjoyed life to the fullest and spent much of his free time boating and fishing. He loved all outdoor activities. He graduated from Rogers High School in 1983, where he participated in football. But his most enjoyable times were spent with the greatest love of his life, his daughter, Bryanna. Family vacations during the summer were especially loved by them both.

Born October 10, 1964 in Muncie, IN, he was the son of James Ronald and Ann D. Stover of Rogers. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Cecil Stover, and his maternal grandparents, Edgar and Veachel Livingston.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter, Bryanna Stover of Rogers; 2 brothers and a sister-in-law, Kevin Stover of Michigan, and Greg and Dawn Stover of Springdale; paternal grandmother, Clarice Stover of Tennessee; 4 uncles, Richard Stover, Ray Stover, and Russell Stover, all of Tennessee, and Robert Stover of Houston, TX; 3 aunts, Reba Johnson, Ruby Jenkins, and Rhonda Walker, all of Tennessee; 2 nephews, Paxton Stover and Parker Stover, both of Springdale; and numerous cousins.

Memorials may be made in honor of Ronald Bryan Stover to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.

Special care provided by Stockdale Funeral Home. (P)


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REBA WOLFE (BROWN) WYRICK
Funeral services for Mrs. Reba Wolfe (Brown) Wyrick, 87, of Cleveland, TN formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 7, 2009, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. David Bise officiating.

Burial was in Ruth Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Wyrick died Wednesday, November 4, at Signature Health Care in Cleveland, TN. She was a homemaker and a member of Church of God.

Born July 10, 1922 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Clinton and Margaret Malissa (Neely) Brown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Garl Wolfe and Joe Wyrick.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and O.B. Stewart of Old Hickory, TN; 2 brothers, Grover C. Brown of Livingston, and Charles Brown of De Leon, TX; a sister, Virgie McAlpin of Dayton, OH; a granddaughter and spouse, Pamela and Don Parker of Pleasantview, TN; a great-granddaughter and spouse, Amanda and Zach Davis of Springfield, TN; and a great-great-grandson, Parker Davis.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)


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