Michael Glen Breeding
Michael Glen Breeding, 60, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 4 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. The family has chosen cremation at his request.
He was born in Livingston on Jan. 28, 1956. He was a Sergeant in the Army, made a career in the military and retired from the military. He also worked at Berkline.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lonnie and Jack Breeding.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Angela Breeding; son, Michael Breeding; daughters, Jessica Shelton and Tiffany Breeding; parents, Carlos and Thelma (Huckeby) Breeding; sisters, Shirley Robbins, Marie Breeding, Patty Bunger and Stacy Long; brothers, Greg Breeding, Pete Breeding and Bobbie Breeding; grandchildren, Bryson Shelton, Aadan Shelton and Mariska Shelton; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Hall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
James Colones Livingston
James Colones Livingston, 84, died on Sept. 19, 2016. A burial service will be held on Jan. 28, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Campground Cemetery, 1386 Campground Rd., Hilham, Tenn,.
Mr. Livingston was a meat cutter for many years. He enjoyed genealogy, wood working, gardening and was always there to assist friends with their projects. James was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all.
In addition to his wife of 42 years, Bonnie Dillard Livingston, Mr. Livingston is survived by one son, James Livingston of Perry, Ga.; five daughters, Beverly and Bill Hughes of Casselberry, Fla., Lori Lynn and Eric Busta of Windsor, Colo., Jamie and JB West of Sylvester, Ga., Vicki Livingston-Ziegler and Frank Ziegler of Woodbine, Md. and Beverly Livingston of Orange Park, Fla.; ten grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Carrolyn Mae Vinson
Carrolyn Mae Vinson, 89, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 17 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Celebration of Life services were held Jan. 21 from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 5476 Bradford Hicks Dr. in Livingston.
She was born in Butler, Pa., on March 5, 1927. She worked in Logistics for the United States Navy. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, playing Bingo, traveling, reading, shopping and drinking Root Beer Floats. She also loved going to church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Van Gorder and Martha Evelyn Webster; son Michael Vinson; grandson, Ryan Thiel; and granddaughter, Michelle Vinson.
Surviving relatives include her son, Barry Lee Vinson of San Diego, Calif.; daughters, Paige Vinson Thiel, also of San Diego, and Sharalyn Cobianponce of Livingston; grandsons, Christopher from Montana, Eric from California and Matthew from Ohio; and granddaughters, Carolyn and Christa Marie from Ohio, Caitalin, Kierstin, Jazmin, Aidan from Tennessee, Jessica from California and Bobbi Jo from Ohio.
Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Emma Kathleen Ramsey
Emma Kathleen Ramsey, 82, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 18 at the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 23 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Cole-Peterman Cemetery.
She was born in Overton County on June 22, 1934. She was a 1954 graduate of Livingston Academy. She was a receptionist for the Department of Human Services. She loved sports, especially basketball, antiques, auctions and collecting antique porcelain shoes. After retirement she enjoyed working on her dairy farm and bottle calf feeding.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Levi Willard and Ora Mae Cole Maynord; sisters, Ruby Jones and Lettie Cantrell; and brothers Armel, Archie, Carson and Clinton Maynord.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Caston Ramsey; son, John Mark (Lisa) Ramsey; grandsons Deven Ramsey and Logan (Rachael) Ramsey, all of the Independence community, and Mason (Rachel) Ramsey of Cookeville.
Betty Ruth Arney
Betty Ruth Arney, 81, of Monroe, passed away Jan. 17 at Signature Health Care Center in Algood. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.
She was born in Overton County on Jan. 18, 1935. She was a homemaker and a member of the Monroe Christian Church. She loved being with her family, cooking and baking, church functions and family get-togethers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer Forest Huffer and Margie Grimsley; husband, Ray Arney; and brother, Arlis Huffer.
Surviving relatives include her son, Robert Arney of Monroe; daughter, Shirley (Bob) Morreale of Cookeville; grandchildren, Rebecca Cruise of Hendersonville and Eric Lindsay of Kingston, Tenn.; brother, Freddy (Carolyn) Huffer of Monroe; sisters, Freida (Charles) Lancaster of Livingston and Olene Carr of Monroe; and great grandchildren, Victor Cruise and Madeline Cruise.
Pallbearers were Jason Cruise, Eric Lindsay, Bob Morreale and Victor Cruise.
Robert L. Gore II
Robert L. Gore II, 35, of Cookeville, the Rickman community of Overton County, passed away in Georgia. Funeral services were held Jan. 21 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Roger Cooper officiating. Interment followed in the Eckles Cemetery.
He was born in Anderson, Ind. on June 23, 1981. He was a truck driver.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, McKay Bilbrey and Peggy Burke; paternal grandparents, Robert and Phyllis Gore; niece, Joslin Marie Crouch; and very special friend, George Brown.
Surviving relatives include his mother, Ellen Bilbrey; father, Robert L. Gore; partner, Pam and children, Jesse and Luca; sister, Sarah Crouch; aunts, Carol (Michael) Flatford and Shelly Vinson; uncles, John Bilbrey, Tim Gore, David Gore, Paul Gore and Roy Meredith; niece, Scarlett Crouch; nephew, Luke Crouch; and a host of cousins, special family and friends.
Pallbearers were Mike Flatford, Justin Flatford, Robbie Matthews, Mason Greenwalt and Jason Lingerfelt.
Rebecca Ann Officer
Rebecca Ann Officer passed away on Jan. 21 at her home in Livingston. At her specific request there will be no formal service or visitation.
She was born April 25, 1937. She was a retired social worker with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in White River, Ariz., and upon returning to Livingston worked as a social worker for the Overton County Nursing Home. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Livingston.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Fitzpatrick and Leilabel Dale Officer; brother, A.F. Officer Jr.; infant sister, Jean Marie Officer; sister-in-law, Curtis Officer; and nephew, David Officer.
Surviving relatives include her aunt, Rose Hart Dale of Livingston; brother, John (Carolyn) Officer of Livingston; nieces, Jane Ann Officer, Julie Officer, Rebecca Potter and Laurajane Dudney; and nephews Pat Officer and Michael Officer.
Information provided by Speck Funeral Home.