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Megan Alexandria Dale

Funeral services for Miss Megan Alexandria Dale, 23, of Cookeville, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011 from the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home, with Bro. Malcolm Rios officiating.

Entombment will be in Crest Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum.

Miss Dale died Saturday, April 23, at her home. She was a member of Livingston First United Methodist Church, a 2006 graduate of Livingston Academy, and a senior at Tennessee Tech University. She was an associate of ACCESS in Jamestown, where she worked with the developmentally disabled.

Born January 12, 1988 in Cookeville, she was the daughter of Jack Ray and Barbara Ann (Davis) Dale of Hilham, and the late William Gateley.

In addition to her parents, survivors include a twin sister, April Dale of Hilham; 4 brothers, Nathan Dale of Hilham, Jacob Dale of Pulaski, TN, Andrew Dale of Ethridge, TN, and Matthew Dale of Loretta, TN; grandparents, James and Glenda Tinsley and Earl and Alberta Dale, all of Livingston, Jim and Debbie Davis of Amboy, IN, and Evelyn Gateley of Baxter; a great-grandmother, Lucille Smith of Cookeville; 4 uncles, Terry Davis and his wife, Carol, of Lebanon, Robert Gateley of Cookeville, Larry Gateley of Baxter, and David Dale and his wife, Patty, of Livingston; 4 aunts, Donna Copeland of Livingston, Becky Eisler of Ohio, Sheryl Gamble of Nashville, and Gail Randolph of Baxter; a great-uncle, Alton Dixon of Cookeville; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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

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Ellen (Young) Jenkins

Memorial services for Mrs. Ellen (Young) Jenkins, 60, of Livingston, formerly of Nashville, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2011 from the chapel of Hunters Funeral Home in Sparta, TN.

Mrs. Jenkins died suddenly Friday, April 22. She graduated from White County High School and attended Belmont University. For many years, she was a real estate agent in Nashville and moved to the Cookeville/Livingston area in 2004. She was a member of Brentwood United Methodist Church.

Born May 2, 1950 in Sparta, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Beecher and Mary Ellen (Taylor) Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Elaine Young.

Survivors include 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Edwin Andrew Jenkins and Lea Gressmere of Nashville, and Bradley Daniel and Heather Jenkins of Oxford, MS; 2 sisters, Nelle (Young) Greulich of Nashville and Tellie (Young) Mullinix of Livingston; a brother and sister-in-law, Troy Daniel and Rita Young of Sparta; 4 nieces, Danya Michelle Young, Allison Young Greulich, Sallie Marie (Young) Torres and her husband, Lucian, and Amanda Leigh Mullinix; and 4 nephews, Robin Kyle Young, Joshua Kain Young, Brian Michael Mullinix, and Jonathan Daniel Young.

Special care provided by Hunters Funeral Home. (P)

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Harce Lee Tinch
Funeral services for Mr. Harce Lee Tinch, 80, of Pleasant Ridge Community near Rickman, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011 from Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, with Rev. Kerry Higgins and Rev. Clayton Lee officiating.

Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Mr. Tinch died Wednesday, April 20, at NHC Healthcare. A U.S. Army veteran, he had been a carpenter and member of Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

Born January 7, 1931 in Overton County, he was the son of the late Frank and Lula (Ferguson) Tinch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Cates; and 2 brothers, Jim Tinch and Tom Tinch.

Survivors include his wife of almost 56 years, Anna (Looper) Tinch of Rickman; 4 daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and William Gillem of Monterey, Robin Watson of Rickman, Peggy Cantrell of Livingston, and Trudy and Tommy Barrett of Algood; a son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Sherrie Tinch of Cookeville; 2 sisters, Jonnie Key of Algood and Sue Tosh of Cookeville; 2 brothers, Donald Tinch of Monterey and Gerald Tinch of Cookeville; 10 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Special care provided by Goff Funeral Home. (C)

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