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Archives 10-19-2010


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Glen H. Bilbrey

Funeral services for Glen H. Bilbrey, 71, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 14, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating.

Burial was in Cash Cemetery in Livingston.

Mr. Bilbrey died Monday, October 11, at Livingston Regional Hospital.
Born March 23, 1939 in Overton County, he was the son of the late James Overton and Carrie Lee (Dillon) Bilbrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Harold Bilbrey, Teddy Bilbrey, Earl Ray Bilbrey, Steve Bilbrey, and Tommy Bilbrey.

Survivors include 3 sisters, Mary Stover, Margaret Brown, and Betty Davis; an aunt, Pauline Bilbrey; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jerome Tinsley, Johnny Bilbrey, Billy Murphy, Jerry Randles, Keith Randles, Junior Conners, and Jackie Manis.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Jacob Aaron Carwile
Funeral services for Mr. Jacob Aaron Carwile, 35, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2010 from Livingston Academy High School, with Bro. Chris Coil officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Carwile died Tuesday, October 12, at his home. He was Assistant Principal at Livingston Academy, a member of the Church of Christ, OCEA, TEA, and NEA. He was the former assistant football coach at Livingston Academy, a high school football standout that went on to play 2 years college football, and a talented musician who played with several different bands. He earned his B.S. degree, Masters degree, and EdS. degree at Tennessee Tech University.

Born June 6, 1975 in Putnam County, he was the son of Earl Lindon and Barbara Lynn (Lassiter) Carwile of Livingston. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Oscar and Nola Carwile, and David and Frances Lassiter; and grandparents-in-law, Carl and Estell Smith.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Myra (Smith) Carwile of Livingston; a son, Rocco Joseph Carwile of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Lindon and Bridgett Carwile of Livingston; mother- and father-in-law, Kathy and Randy Smith of Livingston; grandparents-in-law, Dude and Irene Gilpatrick of Livingston; a niece, Mallie Carwile, and a nephew, Nathan Carwile, both of Livingston.

Pallbearers were Kevin Hawkins, Buck Parsons, Shane Qualls, Adam Ryan, Jimmy Miller, Ryan Smith, Marty Maynord, James Robbins, and Greg McDonald.

Honorary pallbearers were administrative personnel at Livingston Academy; former teammates; and his former coaches, Terry Melton, Danny McCoin, Steve Robbins, Ben Oakley, and Eddie Linder.

Memorial contributions may be made to “Caring for Carcinoid Foundation” by contacting Speck Funeral Home.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Glen V. Dickerson
Funeral services for Mr. Glen V. Dickerson, 85, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Buddy Reeder and Bro. Gary Anderson officiating.

Burial was in Clay Springs Cemetery in Rickman.

Mr. Dickerson died Wednesday, October 13, at his home.

Born August 9, 1925 in Cumberland County, he was the son of the late Potter Lee and Lola Mae Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Pinoch Dickerson and Fred Dickerson; and 2 sisters, Pearl Copeland and Ramonda Poston.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Loretta Pigg and Leda Stover, both of Cookeville, 2 sons, Hugh Lee Dickerson and Vernon Dickerson, both of Cookeville; 8 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Anthony Smith, Jimmy Smith, Stacy Dickerson, Meredith Norris, Scott Miller, Ralph Moore, Cecil Gentry, and Dan Tinch.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Ora (Martin) Langford
Funeral services for Mrs. Ora (Martin) Langford, 92, of Cookeville, were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home, with Bro. Dewey Glen Masters officiating.

Burial was in Poplar Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Langford died Saturday, October 16, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Born August 7, 1918 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Mary Bell (Maxwell) Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Langford; 2 brothers, Otis Martin and Brad Martin; and 3 sisters, Eddie Mae Haney, Dela Parrish, and Zora Boles.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Judy Langford of Cookeville; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Mary and Earl Matthews of Livingston, and Maydean Langford of Cookeville; a sister, Charlotte Phillips of Cookeville; a sister-in-law, Elise Martin; 3 grandchildren, Stevie Langford, Sherry Clinard and her husband, Chris, and Randy Langford and his wife, Carolyn; 2 great-grandchildren, Krista Cross and Brittany Clinard; and a great-great-grandchild, Kaylee Cross; and a special friend and caregiver, Shavon Turner.

Pallbearers were Randy Langford, Stevie Langford, Thurman Bilbrey, Bobby Phillips, Chris Clinard, and C.J. Cross.

Special care provided by Whitson Funeral Home. (C)

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Lura (Kennie) Sullivan
Funeral services for Mrs. Lura (Kennie) Sullivan, 61, of Orlando, FL, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 23, 2010 from Zion Hill United Methodist Church in Cookeville.

Additional services will be held in Orlando the following week.

Mrs. Sullivan died Monday, October 11 at her home.

Born March 6, 1949 in Cookeville, she was the daughter of Mary Lou (Mabrey) Sullivan of Rickman and the late Lillard Sullivan. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Keith Sullivan, Teddy Sullivan, and O.L. Sullivan.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Kim Sullivan and Larry Foster of Lakeland, FL; a son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Cynthia Pryor of Hermitage, TN; 2 sisters, Billie Vaughn of Cookeville, and Barbara Parker; a brother, Leonard Sullivan of Cookeville; and 2 grandchildren, Rebecca Pryor and Jacob Pryor.

Special care provided by Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Services of Orlando, FL. (P)

 

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Tony Dale Winningham
Funeral services for Mr. Tony Dale Winningham, 57, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2010, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Cecil Shaw officiating.

Burial was in White Cemetery in Monroe.

Mr. Winningham died Wednesday, October 13, at his home. He was a road construction foreman and of the Church of Christ faith.

Born August 1, 1953 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Clester Norman and Bertha Nova (White) Winningham.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tony Andrell and Amanda Winningham of Jamestown; a daughter and son-in-law, Stacye and Michael Choate of Cookeville; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, J.D. and JoAnn Winningham and Marlon and Kathy Winningham, all of Livingston; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Howard Nolen of Livingston and Linda and Bill Lamson of Ocala, FL; and 6 grandchildren, Emma Choate, Eli Choate, and Ella Grace Choate, all of Cookeville, and Madalyn Winningham, Marlee Winningham, and Grayson Winningham, all of Jamestown.

Honorary pallbearers were Marlon Winningham, J.D. Winningham, Jason Winningham, Chris Winningham, Tony Andrell Winningham, Scott
Norrod, Jared Norrod, James Norrod, and Michael Choate.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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