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Willard Taskel Beaty
Funeral services for Mr. Willard Taskel Beaty, 69, of Byrdstown were conducted Wednesday, July 14 from the chapel of Hickey and Son Funeral Home in Monticello, KY.

Burial followed in the Cabel Grove Cemetery.

Mr. Beaty died Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

Born March 9, 1941 in Byrdstown, he was the son of the late Carlos and Lestie (Cooke) Beaty.

He is survived by a companion, Mary Sullivan of Monticello, KY; a daughter, Jeri Beaty Cross of Byrdstown; and a sister Drexel Groce of
Rocksprings, GA.
Special care provided by Hickey and Son Funeral Home. (G)


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Shirley Clyde Hensley
Funeral services for Mr. Shirley Clyde Hensley, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010 from Bethelehem Methodist Church, with Rev. James Johnson and Rev. Nolan Brunson officiating.

Burial was in Bethlehem Cemetery.

Mr. Hensley died Friday, July 16, at Life Care Center in Sparta, TN. He was a painter, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force in World War II, a member of Bethlehem Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge 259, Eastern Star, Civitan Club, Overton County Historical Society, and the American Legion.

Born March 26, 1927 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Roy and Ova (Kennedy) Hensley.

Survivors include his wife, Hauda (Burks) Hensley of Livingston; a daughter, Janie Copeland of Cleveland, TN; 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, Tommy and Cynthia Hensley and Timmy Hensley, all of Cleveland, TN; a sister, Mozell Neely of Akron, OH; a brother, Perry Hensley of Livingston; 5 grandchildren, Brian Copeland, Brent Copeland, Chad Copeland, Kody Hensley, and Jesse Hensley; and 7 great-grandchildren, Bryce, Brooke, Cole, Faith, Mackenzie, Kadyn, and Caleb.

Pallbearers were Brian Copeland, Chad Copeland, Brent Copeland, Bryce Copeland, Cole Copeland, Kody Hensley, and Jesse Hensley.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Cora Ellen (Houston) Kindrick
Funeral services for Mrs. Cora Ellen (Houston) Kindrick, 81, of Crossville were conducted Wednesday, July 7, 2010 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Gary Robbins officiating.

Burial was in Green Acres Memory Garden.

Mrs. Kindrick died Sunday, July 4. She had been a homemaker and an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church of Crossville.

Born December 29, 1928 in the Burke Community of Cumberland County, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Alice Houston.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by 5 brothers; Edgar Houston, Hoyt Houston, Wayne Houston, Cecil Houston, and Willis Houston, and 3 sisters; Annelene Hawkins, Edith Winstead, and Omie Hensley.

Survivors include a husband Andy Morris Kindrick, Sr., a son and daughter-in-law Andy Morris Kindrick, Jr. and Karen Kindrick, all of Crossville; 2 daughters and son-in-law, Cora Rita Williams and Millie Lorene and Noel Key, of Livingston; 6 grandchildren and 3 spouses, Steve and wife Charlene Key, and Terry and wife Debbie Key, all of Livingston, Teresa and Perry Phillips of Crossville, Jamey and Christine Kindrick of Albany, NY, Justin Kindrick of Cookeville, and Janson Kendrick of Crossville; great-grandchildren Matthew and Kellei Key of Cookeville, and Samuel Phillips of Crossville; 3 brothers, Walter Houston, Wendell Houston, both of Crossville, and Manuel Houston of Georgia; a sister Maxie Whitlock, of Knoxville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Steve Key, Terry Key, Matthew Key, Buddy Kindrick, Darrel Kendrick, Robert Kollros, Jerry Monk, and James Smith.

Special care provided by Bilbrey Funeral Home. (P)

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James Hardy Ogletree
Funeral services for Mr. James Hardy Ogletree, 73, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Terry Geren and Bro. Larry Thomas officiating.

Burial was in Holly Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Ogletree died Sunday, July 11, at Livingston Regional Hospital. He had been a farmer and attended Allons Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served on the Board of Overton County Farm Bureau.

Born January 2, 1937 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Rease and Myrtie Lee (Gilpatrick) Ogletree.

Survivors include his wife, Retha Ogletree of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Vance Williams of Livingston; a brother, R. L. Ogletree of Livingston; 2 grandchildren, Taryn Williams and James Williams; 2 honorary grandchildren, Brandon Hodge and Rena Hensley; 3 special friends, Brian Rector, John Rector, and Mike Rector; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Rex Ogletree, Roy Ogletree, David Cooper, Jeffrey Holt, Scottie Gentry, and Durran Lewis.

Honorary pallbearers were Brian “Squeak” Rector, Mike Rector, John Rector, and Keith Carr.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Ora Alice (Harvey) Potter
Funeral services for Mrs. Ora Alice (Harvey) Potter, 88, of McMinnville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010 from the chapel of High Funeral Home in McMinnville, with Bro. Kenneth Kirby officiating.

Burial was in New Union Cemetery in Warren County.

Mrs. Potter died Thursday, July 15, at NHC Healthcare in McMinnville.

She had been a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.

Born June 11, 1922 in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Annie Lou (Mathis) Harvey. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Odell Harvey and Elmo Harvey; and 2 sisters, Mary Muncey and Lenora Potter.

Survivors include 2 sons, Billy Potter of McMinnville and Jerry Potter of Clarksville, TN; 6 grandchildren, Katrina, Carly, Jeremy, Amanda, Kimberly, and Tina; and 4 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by High Funeral Home. (P)

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Jessie M. (Gore) Ruble
Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie M. (Gore) Ruble, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 15, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Buford officiating.

Burial was in Hoover Cemetery.

Mrs. Ruble died Tuesday, July 13, at Overton County Nursing Home. She had been a machine operator in the garment industry and a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Livingston.

Born November 2, 1926 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Winnie (Almonrode) Gore. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Royce E. Ruble; infant sons, Jerry Ruble and Jimmy Ruble; 3 brothers, Raymond Gore, Richard Gore, and Gradis Gore; and 2 sisters, Essie Watkins and Velma Staggs.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Lou Ruble of Livingston; a sister, Gladys Keaton of Woodbury, TN; a granddaughter, Brittany Ruble of Livingston; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Kelly Hill, Willard Gore, Matt Sidwell, Robert Mick, Tony Mick, and Donald Dale.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Charles F. Scantland
Funeral services for Mr. Charles F. Scantland, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Burial was in Eckels Cemetery.

Mr. Scantland died Tuesday, July 13 at his home. He had been a factory worker at Hutchison and was a member of Holly Springs Church of Christ.

Born February 25, 1943 in Jackson County, he was the son of the late George and Maggie (Waddell) Scantland. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Johnny Scantland and Jimmy Scantland; 2 sisters, Mattie Scantland and Frances Trisdale; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Edmonds.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Scantland of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Cindy Scantland of Cookeville; a daughter and son-in-law, Tracey and Rob McCullah of Deerlodge, TN; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Billy Scantland and Ed and Martha Scantland, all of Gainesboro, and Bob and June Scantland of Warren, MI; 3 special brothers-in-law, James Matthews of Livingston, John Matthews of Murfreesboro, and Charles Matthews of West Palm Beach, FL; 2 grandsons, Briley Scantland and Andrew Scantland; and a granddaughter, Robyn McCullah.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Strong, Joel Nash, Todd Matthews, Mark Matthews, Scottie Pennington, and Jamie Pennington.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Stella (Smith) Rooks Tennyson
Funeral services for Mrs. Stella (Smith) Rooks Tennyson, 98, were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from the chapel of Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, with Pastor Leary Willis officiating.

Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Istachatta, FL.

Mrs. Tennyson died Sunday, July 11, at Arbor Trail Nursing Home in Inverness, FL under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. She and her late husband, Charles Tennyson, were members of First Baptist Church of Inverness and former members of Main Street Baptist Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend to all who knew her, and was loved by all. She enjoyed all kinds of crafts and sewing projects as well as traveling and fishing.

Born December 23, 1911 in Livngston, she was the daughter of the late Dortha and Walter Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, George Samuel Rooks, whom she married November 17, 1929; second husband, Charles Tennyson; an infant daughter, Joyce Irene; a sister Carrie Gladys Copeland; and a brother, Claudie B. Smith.

Survivors include 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Norma (Rooks) and Darwyn Ray of Lecanto, FL, and Wanda (Rooks) Chadwick of Inverness; a son and daughter-in-law, George Delton and Betty Rooks of Pleasant Grove, Inverness, FL; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Special care provided by Charles E. Davis Funeral Home. (P)

 

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John Douglas Upton, Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. John Douglas Upton, Jr., 62, of Cookeville, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Ricky Dixon officiating.

Burial was in McClain Cemetery in Clay County on Baptist Ridge.

Mr. Upton died Friday, July 16, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born January 5, 1948 in Clay County, he was the son of the late John Douglas and Ozell (McClain) Upton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Upton.

Survivors include 4 sisters, Vivian LaFever of Cookeville, Lisa Delaine of Alabama, Mary Caffee of Kentucky, and Bonnie Masters of Rickman.

Pallbearers were Ronald Upton, Jeff Upton, Dave Caffee, Nicholas Caffee, Corey Hamm, and Chris Caffee.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Arvis White
Funeral services for Mr. Arvis White, 84, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2010 from the chapel at Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Ovle Tinch and Bro. Mike White officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. White died Wednesday, July 14, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 10, 1926 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Caleb and Tina (Marrow) White.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 sisters; Catherine Deck and Bernice Murphy, and 1 brother; Bill White.

Survivors include his wife, Beulah White of Livingston; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Willie and Tara White of Livingston and James and Pat White of Monroe; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law, Wilma and Brian Rector of Crossville, Judy and Gerald Collins of Sulphur, OK, and Carolyn White of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Rosie White of Rickman; 3 sisters and a brother-in-law, Lucille and Doc Hargis, and Sylvia Beason, all of Rickman, and Gladys Looper of Monterey; 11 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, aaand several nieces, and nephews.

Pallbearers were Steve Hooks, Chris Hooks, Anthony White, Michael Collins, Jamie White, and Scott Copeland.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

 

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Dolphis Osbie Winningham
Funeral services for Mr. Dolphis Osbie Winningham, 78, were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating. A Masonic service was held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 13 at Hall Funeral Home.

Burial was in Booher Cemetery in Overton County.

Mr. Winningham died Monday, July 12, at his home.

Born May 3, 1932 in Pickett County, he was the son of the late James F. and Mary H. (Hill) Winningham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Sue Reagan; and 3 brothers, Doyle Winningham, Drew Winningham, and Dorbitt Winningham.

Survivors include his wife, Anna Sue Winningham of Byrdstown; a son, Ricky Lee Winningham of Byrdstown; 3 brothers, Dewain Winningham of Livingston, James Winningham of Monroe, and Dowell Winningham of Indiana; 5 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Daryll Winningham, Gary “Little James” Winningham, Eddie Holt, Dowell Winningham, James Winningham, and Dewain Winningham.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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