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Archives 12-07-2010

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Sherley Bilbrey
Funeral services for Mr. Sherley Bilbrey, 85, of Crossville, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

Burial was in Carter Bilbrey Cemetery.

Mr. Bilbrey died Saturday, December 4, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He had been a saw mill worker.

Born November 20, 1925 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Chamie and Lorettie (Dishman) Bilbrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Bilbrey.

Survivors include 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Roy and Geneva Bilbrey, Bob and Star Bilbrey, and Buford and Gearldine Bilbrey, all of Crossville; a daughter and son-in-law, Ruby and Nelson Delk of Crossville; and a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Bonzie Bilbrey of Livingston; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Nedra V. (Smith) Grimes
Funeral services for Mrs. Nedra V. (Smith) Grimes, 85, of Alpine, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. David Beaty and Bro. John Copeland officiating.

Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in Alpine.

Mrs. Grimes died Monday, December 6, at Overton County Nursing Home. She had been a secretary and was of the Presbyterian faith.

Born February 4, 1925 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Maurice and Jewel (Almonrode) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Grimes.

Survivors include 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Alice and Larry Bailey of Cummings, GA, Linda and Tommy Beam of Lilburn, GA, Bobby Sue and Tommy Knowles of Hampton, GA, and Sharon and Mike Spencer of Griffin, GA; a brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Anna Smith of Winder, GA; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Anna Mae (Danner) Hogue
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Mae (Danner) Hogue, 76, of Byrdstown, were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, December 6, 2010, from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Damon Corley.

Cremation has been chosen in accordance with the wishes of the family.

Mrs. Hogue died Thursday, December 2, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Born February 25, 1934 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Benton and Emma (Carmack) Danner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin C. Hogue; 3 brothers, Ira Danner, Floyd Danner, and Alfred Danner; and 4 sisters, Clara Ward, Ione Ward, Imogene Day, and Mildred Savage.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Kathyrn Cates and Shelia Walker; a son, Daniel Hogue; a sister, Faye Hultberg; 4 grandchildren, Honey Moon and her husband, James, Alvin Cates and his wife, Zuleika, April Cope and her husband, Jason, Christopher Hammock and his wife, Alicia; and 8 great-grandchildren, Gabriel Moon, Haley-Mae Moon, Amy Cates, Angel Cates, Tyler Cates, Isaac Steward, Jasmine Cope, and Jacob Cope.

Pallbearers were Alvin Cates, Christopher Hammock, James Moon, Jason Cope, Jeff Hultberg, and Tyler Cates.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Billy Gene “Bill” Holloway
Funeral services for Mr. Billy Gene “Bill” Holloway, 68, of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2010 from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home, with Pastor Mike Campbell and Pastor Jim Moore officiating.

Interment, with full military honors, followed in Cookeville City Cemetery.

Mr. Holloway died suddenly Tuesday, November 30, at his home. He was a long-time member of Trinity Assembly in Algood, serving in the Bus Ministry for over 22 years. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1969.

After being discharged from active duty, he served several years with Tennessee National Guard.

A retired machinist with over 30 years of service at Flowserve Corporation in Cookeville, he and his family lived in Crawford Community of Overton County from 1971 to 1984, where he was an active member and deacon at Assembly of God in Monterey.

He was a loving husband, a great dad, and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family.

Born March 11, 1942 in Putnam County, he was the son of the late Carl and Vola (Bean) Holloway. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law, Ova Key.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Elizabeth (Key) Holloway, whom he married June 23, 1970 in Nashville; a son, Chris Holloway of Livingston; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Terry Warren of Florence, AL and Beth and Dusty Bradley of Cookeville; a sister-in-law, Peggy Buckner of Nashville; and 4 grandchildren, Kathelyn Bradley, Jordan Holloway, Will Bradley, and Peyton Holloway.

Friends and family will serve as pallbearers.

Special care provided by Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. (C)

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Jackie Eugene Lea
Funeral services for Mr. Jackie Eugene Lea, 80, of Livingston, were conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with Rev. Tim Beaty officiating.

Burial was in Wilson Cemetery on Friday, December 3, at 11 a.m.
Mr. Lea died Tuesday, November 30, at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. He had been a glass worker and farmer.

He attended Columbia Hill Baptist Church and Union Baptist Church.

Born August 28, 1930 in Portland, IN, he was the son of the late David and Melvie (Dixon) Lea. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie (Beaty) Lea; a son, Bobby Lea; a sister, Lilia Lea; and a son-in-law, Danny Walker.

Survivors include 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Vicky and Clint Hansen of Texas and Patty Walker of Monterey; 3 brothers, Clarence Lea, David Lea, and Donnie Lea, all of Portland, IN; 4 grandchildren, Virginia Kail of Cookeville, Danny Thomas Walker of Crossville, and Robert Hassler and Jerry Hassler, both of Alabama; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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Wilma Marie McDonald
Funeral services for Miss Wilma Marie McDonald, 92, of Alpine, were conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. David Beaty officiating.

Burial services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, December 6, at Ferrell Cemetery in Alpine.

Miss McDonald died Friday, December 3, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She had been a secretary for Delta Airlines and for NASA at Cape Canaveral, FL, and was a member of Christ Church Presbyterian in Alpine.

Born January 25, 1918 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late William Ben and Ida (Gunter) McDonald.

Survivors include 8 nieces and nephews, Don Norris and Linda Parsons, both of Jamestown, Bettye Reed of Spring City, TN, David McDonald of Kingston, and Bobby Smith, Debby Ogden, Billy Smith, and Sandy Smith, all of Savannah, GA; and a special friend, Jessie Linder of Alpine.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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James Earl Moore
Funeral services for Mr. James Earl Moore, 53, of Cookeville, were conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Micky Hagan officiating.

Mr. Moore died Friday, November 26, in Dickson, TN. He had been a factory worker.

Born November 8, 1957 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Billy Ray and Anna Pearl (Hammock) Moore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Donna (Young) Moore; and his brother, Stanley Moore.

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Carol Moore of Jackson County; a sister, Mary Burchett of Cookeville; 4 brothers, Eddie Moore, Gary Moore, David Moore, and Jeff Moore, all of Cookeville; and 3 grandchildren, Dillon Moore, Colby Moore, and Payton Moore.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Winnie Ruth (Dulworth) Poston



Funeral services for Mrs. Winnie Ruth (Dulworth) Poston, 68, of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home, with Bro. Derek Copeland and Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating.

Burial was in Martin Chapel Cemetery in Allons.

Mrs. Poston died Sunday, November 28 at Overton County Nursing Home.

Born January 15, 1942 in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late Marchel and Mary (Hensley) Dulworth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, M.V. Dulworth and Leamon Dulworth; a great-nephew, Bryce Barnett; and a special friend, Charlene Collins.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lechya and Wayne Gilpatrick of Livingston; a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Connie Poston of Livingston; a sister, Lorraine Johnson of Greenfield, IN; 2 brothers, Clifford Dulworth of Chesterfield, IN and J.B. Dulworth of Middletown, IN; 3 grandchildren, Kayla Gilpatrick, Chelsea Poston, and Lance Poston; a very special cousin, Deano Reecer, and 4 special friends, Vonda Melton, Flora Bowman, Jo York, and Bell Beason.

Pallbearers were Johnny Dulworth, Marion Garrett, Mark Dulworth, Marty Dulworth, Deano Reecer, and Lonnie Peek.

Special care provided by Hall Funeral Home. (C)

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Edna Lee (Reed) Webb
Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Lee (Reed) Webb, 92, of Livingston, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2010 from Livingston Church of Christ, with Bro. Bobby Gore and Bro. Ken Williams officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Webb died Friday, December 3, at her home. She had been a homemaker and member of Livingston Church of Christ.

Born January 16, 1918 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late R.D. and Lucy Lee (Little) Reed. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred C . Webb; 2 sisters, Beulah Thomas and Alma Dee Reed; and a brother, Lavon Reed.

Survivors include 2 sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Diana Webb of Livingston, and Danny Webb; a sister, Nancy Brown of Livingston; 2 grandchildren, Eric Webb of Birmingham, AL, and Denise (Webb) Gross, and her husband, Phillip, of Franklin, TN; 4 great-grandchildren, Ritten Gross, John David Gross , Luke Gross, and Anna Katherine Gross; and a special friend, Libby Franklin.

Pallbearers were Ken Thomas, Reed Thomas, Phil Gunter, Ron Johnson, Ted Webb, and Bill Warren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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