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Archives 11-23-2010

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Lora (Sevier) Almonrode

Funeral services for Mrs. Lora (Sevier) Almonrode, 79, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 19, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Mrs. Almonrode died Wednesday, November 17, at Overton County Nursing Home. She was a homemaker.

Born August 16, 1931 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late John and Tellie (Greenwood) Sevier. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Almonrode; 2 brothers; and a sister.

Survivors include 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Brenda Thrasher, Linda and Jerry Hill, Barbara and Johnny Harris, and Glenda and Matt Cross; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Debbie Almonrode; 2 brothers, Kinlow Sevier and Donald Sevier; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Brian Hill, Joseph Smith, Blake Almonrode, Johnny W. Harris, Eddie Thrasher, and Brent Carr.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Bruce Coleman

Funeral services for Mr. Bruce Coleman, 67, of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Coleman died Saturday, November 6, at his home. He was the owner/operator of Coleman Bros. Exxon Servicecenter, where he worked for 49 years. He was a member of Free Communion Church of Christ and Eagle Creek Lodge 530.

Born January 15, 1943 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Odell and Della (Stover) Coleman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dean White; and a brother, Pal Coleman.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy (Halfacre) Coleman of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Shantell Coleman of Livingston; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Robby Robbins of Livingston; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, A.B. and Faye Coleman of Livingston and Harold and Ann Coleman of Murfreesboro; 7 grandchildren, Tabitha Dishman, Tristan Robbins, Tate Robbins, Tori Robbins, Gage Coleman, Kaden Coleman, and Arissa Coleman; and 2 great-grandchildren, Lainey Dishman and Marley Dishman.

Pallbearers were Bud Worley, James Robbins, Ralph Robbins, Kevin Dishman, Joel Garrett, Tate Robbins, and Gage Coleman.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Perry Edward Flowers

Funeral services for Mr. Perry Edward Flowers, 70, of Monroe, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, November 21, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating.

Burial was in Smith Cemetery in Pickett County.

Mr. Flowers died Friday, November 19, at his home.

Born June 12, 1940 in the Wilder Community, he was the son of the late Posey and Tiney (Norris) Flowers.

Survivors include a daughter, Crystal Gail Copeland; a son, Edward Buzachero; 2 sisters, Margaret Gunter and Beartha Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Nathan Roberson, Jerry Nicholas, Jerry Flowers, Jeff Flowers, Jackie Prichett, and Cade Prichett.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Shirley W. Howard

Funeral services for Mr. Shirley W. Howard, 93, of Tuolumne, CA, formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 2.p.m. Monday, November 22, 2010 from the chapel at Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home in Tuolumne.
Burial was in Carter’s Cemetery in Tuolumne.

Mr. Howard died Monday, November 15, at his home. He served in the Army Air Force from December 2, 1942 to January 5, 1945. He worked for West Side Lumber Co. and others as a timber faller for 28 years. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1958, and a Shriner since 1974. He enjoyed sports, especially basketball and football. He also enjoyed traveling, especially to visit family and old friends.

Born February 10, 1917 in Livingston, he was the son of the late George and Rhoda Howard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Pauline Howard; 3 brothers, Herbert Howard, Kermit Howard, and Bernley Howard; and 2 sisters, Velma (Howard) Baker and Alba Qualls.

Survivors include a daughter, Doris (Howard) Lillis of Brooking, OR; a son, Darrell Howard of Riggins, ID; a sister, Alma Howard Burnette of Knoxville, TN; 4 grandchildren, Kristi (Lillis) Ropp of Beaufort, NC, Daniel Lillis of Auburn, CA, Darolyn Howard of Hagerman, ID, and Jamie (Howard) Simar of Riggins, ID; 5 great-grandchildren, Jeremy Lillis and Anne Lillis, both of Auburn, CA, Kyle Ropp of Beaufort, NC, Brylea Utz and Easton Utz, both of Idaho; 2 nieces, Carol (Qualls) Hunt of Stuart, FL and Rita (Burnette) Buckman of Cary, NC; and 2 nephews, Jetty Qualls of Etowah, TN and Bill Burnette of Kingsport, TN.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.

Special care provided by Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home.
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Kenneth Ray Pennington

Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Ray Pennington, 52, of Hilham, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, November 21, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial was in Maxwell Chapel Cemetery in Hilham.

Mr. Pennington died Thursday, November 18, at his home. He had been a factory machinist.

Born January 17, 1958 in Overton County, he was the son of Ovell (Pritchett) Pennington of Hilham and the late George Pennington. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Jason Smith.
Survivors include, in addition to his mother, his wife, Darlene Pennington of Hilham; a grandmother, Ruby Stafford of Gainesboro; a son, Bobby Smith of Livingston; 3 daughters, Kendra Heath and Janet Trevathan, both of Cookeville, and Christina Reeder of Burksville, TN; 2 brothers, Roger Pennington of Cookeville and Rick Pennington of Livingston; 4 sisters, Bernice Brown and Sherry Bilyeu, both of Gainesboro, Kathy Hollars of Hilham, and Debbie Lee of Livingston; and 6 grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mickey Gore, Jacob Reed, Brian Smith, Jerry Carwile, Frank Strong, and Joe Fisher.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Debbie Gail (Hammock) Trudel

Funeral services for Mrs. Debbie Gail (Hammock) Trudel, 50, of Livingston, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Ken Williams officiating.
Burial was in Stacy Cemetery in Jackson County.

Mrs. Trudel died Monday, November 15, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville.

Born April 17, 1960 in Jackson County, she was the daughter of Rose Hammock and the late J.D. “Arvil” Hammock. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hammock; a brother-in-law, Bud Coffman; and a granddaughter, Alyah.

Survivors include, in addition to her mother, her husband, Robin Trudel; a son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Amanda Trudel; 2 brothers and a daughter-in-law, Jeff and Pooh Hammock and Steve Hammock, and his fiance, Kim; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Jan Coffman, Sherry and Carl Wayne Beechboard, and Betty and Don Scantland; and 4 grandchildren, Chelsea, Sarah, Casey, and Ryan.

Pallbearers were Michael Trudel, Raymond Trudel, Jason Hammock, Josh Hammock, Jessie Hammock, and Dustin Hammock.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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