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Archives 10-12-2010


Sarah E. (Barlow) Gibbons
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah E. (Barlow) Gibbons, 100, of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. Brett Gibbons officiating.

Burial was in Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Gibbons died Wednesday, October 6, in Overton County Nursing Home. She had been a healthcare worker and a member of Maxwell Chapel Community Church.

Born March 15, 1910 in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Ridley and Susie (Carwile) Barlow. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Gibbons; an infant daughter; 6 brothers; and 3 sisters.

Survivors include 3 sons, Jackie Neal Gibbons of Rickman, Bernis Gibbons of Los Angeles, CA, and Billy Joe Gibbons of Livingston; a daughter, Willie B. McCoy of Cookeville; 2 brothers, James Barlow of Sparta and John Barlow of Hanging Limb Community; a sister, Vallie Hawkins of Sparta; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Billy Joe Gibbons, Bernis Gibbons, Travis Young, Johnny Hooks, Shawon Michael Gibbons, and Eris Barlow.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Barbara Ann Hammock
Funeral services for Miss Barbara Ann Hammock, 59, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 from the chapel at Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Edward Todd officiating.

Burial was in Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Miss Hammock died Wednesday, October 6, at Overton County Nursing Home. She attended the Church of God in Hilham.

Born April 30, 1951 in Dayton, OH, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Dorothy (Pritchett) Hammock. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Thelma Sue Hammock and Judy Faye Hammock; grandparents, Thomas and Anna Pritchett, and Titus and Liza Hammock; a special friend, Delbert Edmonds; and several aunts and uncles.

Survivors include a sister, Brenda Watson of Celina; 3 aunts, Hazel Bailey and Lizzie Brown, both of Celina, and Ova Barlow of Hilham; an uncle, Willie Pritchett of Ashland City, TN; 2 nieces, Crystal Pitcock of Burkesville, KY and Candice Birdwell of Celina; and 2 nephews, Kevin White and Eric Trobaugh, both of Celina.

Pallbearers were Bill Warren, Jay Warren, Kevin White, Eric Trobaugh, Michael Moody, and Duane Carter.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)

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Lisa Kaye (Sylawa) Lee
Funeral services for Mrs. Lisa Kaye (Sylawa) Lee, 42, of Clarksville, were conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, October 11, 2010 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Chapel.

Burial was in Paran Cemetery in Overton County at 2 p.m., following a brief graveside service.

Mrs. Lee died Thursday, October 7 in Clarkesville, following an automobile accident.

Born September 9, 1968 in Ft. Campbell, KY, she was the daughter of John and Patricia Sylawa.

In addition to her parents, survivors include her son, Gage Lee.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County, P.O. Box 571, Clarksville, TN 37051.

Special care provided by McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home in Clarksville. Local arrangements by Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)


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William “Bill” Mcalpin
Funeral services for Mr. William “Bill” McAlpin, 79, of Fayetteville, AR, formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, October 8, 2010 from Farmington Church of Christ, with Robb Hadley officiating.
Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Moore’s Funeral Chapel.

Mr. McAlpin died Tuesday, October 5, at Westwood Health Rehabilitation in Springdale, AR. He had been one of 18 individuals who started the Standard Register Company in 1958. He was proud to be the one who provided the land to build the Wedington Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Farmington Church of Christ.

Born September 20, 1931 in Livingston, he was the son of the late Earl and Hettie Doris (Copeland) McAlpin. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Ann (Forlines) McAlpin; a son, Brent Eric McAlpin; a brother, David McAlpin; a sister, Betty Lou Houge; and a grandson, Bradley James McAlpin.

Survivors include his wife, Mary McAlpin; a son and daughter-in-law, Brad Ivan and Brenda McAlpin of Fayetteville; a daughter and son-in-law, Tonia and Jack Scroggins of Lincoln, AR; a sister, Earlene Ward of Dayton, OH; and 3 grandsons, Stewart Scroggins, Christopher Scroggins, and Thomas Lee Eric McAlpin.

Special care provided by Moore’s Funeral Chapel. (P)

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Darleen (Plank) Rose
Mrs. Darleen (Plank) Rose, 81, of Livingston, died Friday, October 1, 2010 at Masters Health Care Center. No services are planned.

She had been a housewife.

Born April 18, 1929 in Cochrane, WI, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Adeline (Keller) Plank. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Kenneth Rose.

Survivors include a son, Larry Long of Mena, AR; and a daughter, Susan Dornsife of Walnut Creek, CA; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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