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Archives 04-12-2011

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Terry Anthony Allen
Funeral services for Mr. Terry Anthony Allen, 51, of Hilham, were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Robert Boles and Bro. John Mabry officiating.

Burial was in Maxwell Chapel Cemetery in Hilham.

Mr. Allen died Friday, April 8, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was a factory worker and member of Hilham Church of Christ.

Born July 5, 1959 in Dayton, OH, he was the son of Clifton “Dock” and Myrtle (Carwile) Allen of Hilham. He was preceded in death by a brother, Billy Ray Allen.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his son, Tyler Allen of Hilham; a brother and sister-in-law, Rick and Pam Allen of Celina; 3 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law, Gail and Ronnie Maynord of Allons, Connie Miller of Livingston, and Sherry and Terry Dyer of Bloomington Springs, TN; several nieces and nephews; 3 great-nieces; and a great-nephew.

Pallbearers were Jerran Allen, Jerry McDonald, Chad Lacy, Edwin Lee, Danny Boles, Bobby Boles, Brad Lockhart, and Denny Allen.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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William Allen Ford
Mr. William Allen Ford, 53, of Livingston, died Friday, March 18, 2011 at his home in Livingston.

Born May 12, 1957 in Overton County, he was the son of the late James and Imogene (Cantrell) Ford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Ford; and a sister, Mary Smith.

Survivors include 7 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law, Sherry and Billy Rogers of Evans, GA, Toni Harley of Nashville, Darlene Cox of Rickman, Sandra and Jerry Walker, Vicki Ford, Teresa Hooks, and Tammy and Clay Smith, all of Livingston; and many nieces and nephews.
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Magnolia (Walker) Hooten Harris
Funeral services for Mrs. Magnolia (Walker) Harris, 91 of Baton Rouge, LA, formerly of Livingston, were conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2011 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Rick Lacy officiating.

Burial will be in Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Harris died Thursday, April 7, in Pensacola, FL. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Born November 19, 1919 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Effie Mae (Swallows) Walker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands Wint Hooten and William Harris; a son, Willie Howard Hooten; a brother, Fred Walker; and a sister, Beulah Ledford.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Price of Baton Rouge, LA; a sister, Dollie Peek of Livingston; 2 granddaughters, Donna Hooten of Chattanooga, TN and Wanda Hood of Old Fort, TN; a grandson, Michael Hooten of Sylvester, GA; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

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Gerald Robert Hogue, Sr.
Funeral services for Mr. Gerald Robert Hogue, Sr., 89, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating.

Burial was in Good Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Hogue died Thursday, April 7, at Overton County Nursing Home. He worked in automobile body repair, was a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

Born May 13, 1921 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Wade and Ammer (Martin) Hogue. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edna (McCulley) Hogue; a son, Gerald Robert Hogue, Jr.; and a grandson, Scotty Hogue.

Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Glenard and Ann Hogue of Livingston; a sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Claude Nolen of Indiana; a sister--in-law, Anna Ruth Hogue of Livingston; 3 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Mars, Dale Mars, James Neely, Jeff Hogue , Gary Hogue, and John Stephens.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 


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Ruth (Smith) Storie Neely
Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth (Smith) Storie Neely, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home, with Bro. John Copeland officiating.

Burial was in Clark Cemetery in Byrdstown.

Mrs. Neely died Friday, April 8, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a garment factory worker and member of Grace Baptist Church in Alpine.

Born January 6, 1928 in Fentress County, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Pearl (Beaty) Smith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husbands, Havis L. Storie and Thomas Marshal Neely; a sister, Ruby Muncey; a brother, Quinten Smith; and a step-daughter, Anna Norris.

Survivors include 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law, Brenda Rich, Dorinda Fitt and Wally Shuman, Virginia and Ken Shewmake; and Debra and Dr. Richard Roth; a step-daughter, Linda Carwile and her husband, Eric; a brother, Charles Gene Smith; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Allene and Chuck Conner, and Grace Clonan; 2 granddaughters, Sarah Resudek and her husband, Mike, and Lyndie Alvarez; a grandson, Joel Shewmake; a step-granddaughter, Julie Walker and her husband, Terry; 4 great-grandchildren, Isaiah Alvarez, Kylee Alvarez, Travis Resudek, and Andrew Resudek.

Pallbearers were Larry Brown, Joel Shewmake, Isaiah Alvarez, Robert Storie, Bill Storie, and Terry Walker.

Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)

 


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Sammie Mae (Copeland) Qualls
Funeral services for Mrs. Sammie Mae (Copeland) Qualls, 67 of Cookeville, were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2011 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home, with Rev. Keith Ledbetter officiating.

Burial was in Copeland Cemetery.

Mrs. Qualls died Wednesday, April 6, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a factory worker and member of Livingston Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness. She loved quilting and gardening.

Born May 2, 1943 in Overton County, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Stella (Young) Copeland. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harlis Qualls; 6 sisters, Wanda Copeland, Ethel Copeland, Pat Benson, Janice Pryor, Nelda Ray, and Hilda Norris.

Survivors include 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Steve Cooper of Livingston, Wanda and Roy Lawhern of Cookeville, and Tresia and Bobby Fulton of Monticello, KY; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Raymond and Mary Ann Qualls of Hardys Chapel Community of Overton County, and James and Tina Marie Qualls of Rickman; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Farmer of Hilham; a special nephew, Steve Norris and his wife, Nichole; a special great-niece and nephew, Karley Norris and Parker Norris; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and other nieces, nephews, family members, and friends.

Pallbearers were Raymond Qualls, James Qualls, Chris Qualls, Scotty Qualls, Roy Lawhern, Steve Norris, Bobby Fulton, and Brandon Cooper.

Honorary pallbearers were Steve Cooper and Dustin Cooper.

Special care provided by Livingston Funeral Home. (C)


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