SPC Matthew R. Mabrey
Army E.O.D. Specialist
SPC Matthew R. Mabrey, 31, of Livingston and stationed at Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash. passed away Nov. 25 in Washington. Funeral services were held Dec. 6 at Allons Baptist Church with Bro. Sam Gambel officiating. Interment followed in Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born Sept. 6, 1982 in Overton County. He was an E.O.D. Specialist with the U.S. Army. He was a member of the 53rd Ordinance Company E.O.D.He is preceded in death by grandparents Vanis and Clura Hawkins and O.V. Morrow and uncles, Kelmer “Bud” Morrow and Fred Hawkins. Surviving relatives include parents Ray and Janie Mabrey of Livingston; grandfather Cormel Morrow of the Frogtown Community; and sister Andrea Thompson and husband Josh of Lexington, Ky. Pallbearers were David Key, David Dodson, Darren Murphy, Al Shelton, Ian Mabrey and Adam Etheredge.
Louise Norris, 89, of Algood passed away Nov. 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 3 in the Algood Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home with Rev. Pat Smith officiating. Interment followed in Algood City Cemetery. She was born Oct. 28, 1924 in Fentress County. She was retired from the former Cookeville Shirt Factory. She was a member of Algood United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by parents Elijah William and Rosie Vall Whiteaker Cleghorn; husband Dollen Curtis Norris; brother Doyle Cleghorn; and sisters Saralldia Roberts, Annie Threet, Violet Nelson and Ozzie Norris. Surviving relatives include son and daughter-in-law David and Candace Norris of Algood; daughters Dianna Walker of Rickman and Kathleen and husband Glen Russell of Algood; grandchildren Elizabeth and husband Douglas Maxwell, Crystal and husband Matt Dishman, Tony Walker and Michael Dolan Russell; great grandchildren Eddie Walker, Sarah Cole, Tabathia Crabtree, Deborah Maxwell, Hadasah Maxwell, Brittany Dishman and James Dishman; great great-grandchildren Sierra Walker and Katrina Crabtree; brother Donald and wife Betty Cleghorn; and sisters Gladys Stover, Rozelle Dial and Gail Roberts all of Algood. Pallbearers were Ben Cole, Tony Walker, Matt Dishman, Michael Dolan Russell, Denny Maynard and Eddie Walker.
Lester Arnold Prichard
Lester Arnold Prichard, 92, of Mufreesboro passed away Nov. 27 at V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Mark Loftis officiating. Interment followed in St. John Cemetery. He was born Dec. 30, 1920 in Clay County. He was a concrete worker on highway construction projects. He was also a member of Smyrna Church of Christ as well as a veteran of the Army Air Force during WWII. He was preceded in death by parents Will and Addie Euler Thompson Prichard; brothers Chester and Leslie Prichard and sisters Nellie Mae Vaughn and Ruth Barnes. Surviving relatives include wife Robbie Prichard of Mufreesboro; son Paul and wife Marie Prichard of Milwaukee, Wis.; daughter Burnice Banaszak of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Brad Banaszak of Nashville, Terry Banaszak of Ohio, Jeffrey Prichard and Daniel and wife Kimberly Prichard all of Milwaukee, Wis.; great-grandchildren, Jacen, Isabelle, Myliyah, Jada and Landen; and brother Haggard Prichard of Allons. Pallbearers were W.C. Vaughn, Rick Vaughn, David Prichard, Terry Banaszak, Chet Prichard and Leslie Prichard.
Kenneth Lee Vaughn
Kenneth Lee Vaughn, 70, of Livingston passed away Nov. 28 at his home. Funeral services were held Dec. 1 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Gene Dasher officiating. Interment followed in Vans Branch Cemetery. He was born March 3, 1943 in Overton County. He was a factory worker and of the Church of God of Prophecy faith. He is preceded in death by parents Benjamin Harrison and Myrtie Lee Arney Vaughn; sisters Mandy Greenwood, Sallie Sells and Annie Sells; brothers Stanley, Thomas, Jim, Buster, Gene, Fount, Bob, Raymond and Billy Vaughn. Surviving relatives include wife Julanna Stewart Vaughn of Livingston; son Kenneth Eugene and wife Tina Vaughn of Livingston; daughters Sarrah Parrigin, Leanna and husband Jason Trotter, Virginia and husband Jessie Grasty and Donetta and Jimmy Boles of Livingston; brother Ed and wife Rita Vaughn of Livingston; 24 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Pallbearers were Jacob Parrigin, Jessie Parrigin, Skylar Smith, Joshua Boles, Kendra Boles, Evan Trotter and Jason Trotter.
Robert Quintin, 52, passed away Nov. 19, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements will be made at a later date for the convenience of the family by Jackson County Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by a son Jessie Quintin. Surviving relatives include a brother Butler “Skip” Quintin and a son Christopher Quintin.
Douglas Collier, 90, passed away Nov. 27, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 30, 2013 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Paul Fox officiating. Interment followed at Douglas Collier Memorial Cemetery. Douglas Collier was born Sept. 6, 1923 in Jackson County, Tenn. He was a retired farmer and a member of Bloomington Springs Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents Buddy H. Collier and Clara Burton Collier; the mother of his children Mary Jane Huff Collier; four sons Johnny B. Collier and three infant sons; four brothers Ralph Collier, Garland Collier, Donald Collier and Braxton “Brack” Collier; one sister Lena Mae Collier and an infant granddaughter. Surviving relatives include wife Thelma Aline Collier; two sons Luther Buddy (Arlene) Collier and Jimmy (Virginia) Collier; three daughters Bettie Wandalean (James) Earnest, Elloise Keith and Bonnie (Larry) Meadows; two brothers Bobbie Collier and Billie (Linda) Collier; one sister Molena Roberts; 15 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.
Bonnie Helen Bull Cook Burton
Bonnie Helen Bull Cook Burton, 65, passed away Nov. 27, at her residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 29, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Scantland officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Bonnie Helen Bull Cook Burton was born March 12, 1948 in Jackson County, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poston Chapel Community Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Asa Arthur Bull and Evia Nell Flynn Bull; one brother Charles Bull and three sisters Myra Sue Spivey, Freda Gail Hensley and Barbara Webb. Surviving relatives include her husband Charlie Burton; two sons James Edward Cook and his friend Robert Rogers and Timmy Dwaine (Misty) Burton; two daughters Peggy Cook Schopieray and Janet Lynn (Will) Hamby; eight grandchildren James Wesley (Brittany) Eldridge, Breeanna Nicole Eldridge, Nate Eldridge, Corey Hamby, Justin Hamby, Hannah Hamby, Austin Blake Burton and Chrissy Burton; two honorary grandchildren Neon Staggs and Terilyn Locke Allen; three brothers Danny Bull, Donnie Bull and Ronnie Bull; one sister Betty Lacy and a special friend Cheyenne.
Sherry Guess Warden
Sherry Guess Warden, 62, passed away Dec. 1, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services were held Dec. 4, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Bilbrey officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Sherry Guess Warden was born Oct. 26, 1951 in Jackson County, Tenn. She was a factory worker. She was preceded in death by her father Dave Guess; two brothers James Guess and Rubin Guess and one sister Donia Mai Guess. Surviving relatives include her husband Ted Warden; one son David Warden; one daughter Robyn (Chad) Mull; two grandchildren Colby Mull and Charley Mull; her mother Nell Guess; one brother Charles Guess and four sisters Lorain Guess, Helen (Bill) Wade, Juanita (H.C.) Grisham and Sharon Aldrich and Dwight Henderson.
Carol Y. May Murphy
Carol Y. May Murphy, 63, passed away Dec. 2, at Cumberland House in Crossville, Tenn. Memorial services were held Dec. 8, at Shipley United Methodist Church in Cookeville, Tenn. with Rev. Christine Archer officiating. The family has chosen cremation and Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Carol Y. May Murphy was born Nov. 17, 1950 in Key West, Fla. She was a caregiver, a member of the Shipley U.M.C. and past member of Curry’s Chapel U.M.C. She was preceded in death by her father Lewis Bays; her mother Mondaine Brannan; her husband Richard Murphy; her step-mother Dorothy Bays; her step-father Hurbert Brannan and sister Sharon Gale Dubrish. Surviving relatives include one step-son Steve Murphy; one daughter Sherry L. Sloan; one brother Floyd Bays; one sister Nancy Swenson; two grandchildren and special friend Christy Micham.
Lella Brown Sullivan
Lella Brown Sullivan, 73, passed away Dec. 4, at Generations in Spencer, Tenn. Funeral services were held Dec. 7, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Wells officiating. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery. Lella Brown Sullivan was born May 29, 1940 in Jackson County, Tenn. She was a factory worker and a member of the Gainesboro Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents Uriah Brown and Flora Stafford Brown and three sisters Willene Stafford, Annie Belle Brown and Lula C. Brown. Surviving relatives include one daughter Amy (Justin) Boles, one grandchild Tyler Alan Duke, one brother John Brown, one sister Elizabeth (Larry) Howell and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
George Fay Ellis
George Fay Ellis, 62, of Celina passed away Nov. 26 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held Nov. 29 at the Upton Funeral Home with Danny Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. George Fay Ellis was born Feb. 2, 1951 in Clay County. He was an affiliated member of the Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Louttie Estell (Dulworth) Ellis; brothers Austin and Charlie Ray Ellisand; and sisters Katherine Hines and Susan Lee Richardson. Surviving relatives include son Charlie Ellis of Kokomo, Ind; daughters Faye (Ellis) Wheeler of Kokomo, Ind, Glenda Jo Stacey Johnson Ellis of Gainesboro, Tenn., and Taylor Ellis of Celina; sisters Ruby Tinsley of Indianapolis, Ind., Ann Clark of Allons, Tenn., and Anna Mae Potter of Crossville, Tenn; and thirteen grandchildren.
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