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Archives 04-05-2011


Charlene (Boswell) Carney
Funeral services for Mrs. Charlene (Boswell) Carney, 61, of Lebanon, TN, formerly of Overton County, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2011 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Rev. Danny Tomlinson officiating.

Burial was in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Carney died Wednesday, March 30, at her home in Lebanon. She was a factory worker at Texas Boot Company and a member of Beckworth Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet, TN.

Born January 21, 1950 in Overton County, she was the daughter of Della (Ramsey) Boswell of Livingston and the late H.C. Boswell.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband, Larry Carney of Lebanon; 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Carlene and Joe Gibbons and Colleen and Clarence Walker, all of Livingston; 3 nephews; 7 great-nieces and great-nephews.

Pallbearers were Bobby Harold, Nick Rogers, Robert Carillon, Johnny Gerald, Charles Conradi, and Doug Wade.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Robert Lafayette Ferrell, Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Robert Lafayette Ferrell, Jr., 86, of Cookeville will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from the chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home, with Pastor Ken Stephens officiating.

Burial, with full military honors, will be in Crest Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Ferrell died Saturday, April 2, at Overton County Nursing Home. He owned and operated mobile home parks and was a member of Praise Cathedral Church of God. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, having served with the One Hundred Seventy Second Combat Battalion Engineers. He enjoyed walking, traveling, and listening to Christian broadcasts.

Born November 12, 1924, he was the son of the late Robert Lafayette Sr. and Ida (Thomas) Ferrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Ferrell; and 2 sisters, Marie Sells and Bobbie June Ferrell.

Survivors include his wife, Velma (Gaw) Ferrell of Cookeville; a son and daughter-in-law, Roger Sr. and Debbie Ferrell of Hartsville, TN; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and James Revis of Livington; 2 sisters, Lois Vickers of Cookeville and Betty Ogletree of Nashville; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Roy and Gloria Ferrell of Florence, AL, Ewin and Brenda Ferrell and Glenn Ferrell, all of Cookeville; a grandson, Roger Ferrell, Jr.; a step-grandson, Chris Farley and his wife, Adriana; and a step-great-grandson, Chaz Farley.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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


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Norma Jean (Edmonds) Goulart
Memorial services for Mrs. Norma Jean (Edmonds) Goulart, 75, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Overton County, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Overton County.

Mrs. Goulart died December 30, 2010 in Bradenton, FL.

Born July 27, 1935 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late R.J. and Gooley (Wilson) Edmonds. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Steve Gray; a daughter, Patricia Gray; 4 sisters, Rosa Taylor, Ruby Bull, Gladys Barnes, and Jewell Edmonds; and 3 brothers, Thurman “Cotton” Edmonds, Elmer C . Edmonds, and Sherman Edmonds.

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Dawson of Riegelsville, PA; 2 sisters, Pauline Moody of Ohio and Betty Mullins of Cookeville; and a brother, Herman “Shorty” Edmonds of Livingston; and many nieces and nephews.

Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the fund for upkeep of Poplar Springs Cemetery. (P)

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Tenley Ann Holland
Graveside services for Miss Tenley Ann Holland, infant daughter of Lance Anthony and Leslie Ann (Poston) Holland of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2011 from Eckels Cemetery, with Bro. Ken Williams officiating.

Miss Holland was born and died Tuesday, March 22 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Myrtle and Farley Reagan; D.T. Poston; and Jack Dillehay.

Survivors include, in addition to her parents, an uncle, Derrick Poston; 2 aunts, Kassie Bennett and Paige Holland; grandparents, Billie Poston of Livingston; Joel Poston of Livingston; Terry and Arlisa Bennett of Rickman; and Mark and Sandra Holland of Carthage; great-grandparents, Imogene Poston of Livingston, Kasel Dillehay of Defeated Creek Community; Myra Lee of Carthage; Clyde and Jewel Bennett of Rickman; and Glenn Greene of Brush Creek Community.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (P)

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Dr. Ronnie Gene Stout
Memorial services for Dr. Ronnie Gene Stout, 53, of Gallatin, were conducted privately on Saturday afternoon, April 2, 2011 from Rehoboth United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Potts and Rev. Mary Noble Parrish officiating.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date at Falling Springs Cemetery in Allred Community.

Dr. Stout died Saturday, March 26 at Skyline Hospital in Madison, TN. Dr. Stout was employed 25 years as a forensic psychologist for the State of Tennessee and a clinical psychologist in private practice in Gallatin, after receiving his PhD from University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He was a longtime member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Gallatin. He spent his early childhood in Allred before moving with his family to Indiana.

Born April 24, 1957 in Monterey, he was the son of the late Buster and Willo Brooke (Smith) Stout.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Stout of Gallatin; a daughter, Sarah Stout of Gallatin; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Willodene Agnew of Lebanon and Sparta, and Nancy and Roger Bradley of Gordonsville; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Rosemary Stout of Lebanon; a mother-in-law, Betty Stansifer of Chattanooga; and a host of cousins, nieces, and nephews living in Overton County.

In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Rehoboth United Methodist Church, the Falling Springs Cemetery fund, or to the cancer foundation of the donor’s choice.

Special care provided by Crestview Funeral Home and Memory Gardens. (P)

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