Road Grader Operator
L.T. Sneed, 71, passed away Jan. 28 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. Funeral services were held Feb. 1 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. O’Neal Huffines officiating. Interment followed at Anderson and Son Memorial Park. L.T. Sneed was born April 14, 1943 in Jackson County. He was a road grader operator with the Jackson County Highway Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas J. Sneed and Lizzie Carver Sneed; brothers, Everette, Ward, Gray and Stanley Sneed; two infant brothers; sisters, Dorthula Vanderpool; and an infant sister. Surviving relatives include his wife, Marie Sneed of Whitleyville; son, Barry Sneed of Whitleyville; daughter, Lisa (Mark) Bartley of Red Boiling Springs; grandchildren, Jesse Bartley, Alexis Bartley and Cason Sneed; brothers, Vestle (Beatrice) Sneed of the Russel Hill community of Macon County and Bill Sneed of Whitleyville; sisters, Georgia Stafford of Whitleyville and Clementine Witcher of Indianapolis, Ind.; and special niece, Mashell Sisco.
Rozelle Cole, 91, passed away Jan. 28 at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Jan. 31 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Raymond Hensley officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Rozelle Cole was born June 25, 1923 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and worked for UCHRA. She was a member of the Liberty Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathan Montgomery and Maggie Jones Montgomery; husband, George Ralph Cole; brothers, Robert, Herbert, Fred, Elmer and Harrison Montgomery; sister, Geneva Montgomery; and foster brother, Doxie Jackson. Surviving relatives include sons, Raymond Dale (Gail) Cole, of Cookeville and Gary Allan (Candy) Cole, of Summer Shade, Ky.; daughter, Sue (Phillip) Gibbons, of Algood; caregiver angel, Carol Mitchell, of Cookeville; grandchildren, Amy (Tim) Glass, of Dickson, Leslie Cole, of Murfreesboro, Julie Gibbons, of Cookeville and Leann (Joey) Huddleston, of Byrdstown; great grandchildren, Hope Huddleston and Gabriel Cole; special friend, Ina Mae Plumlee, of Cookeville; and special pet, Allie.
Lester O. Scott
Lester O. Scott, 81, passed away Jan. 24 at his residence. Funeral services were held Jan. 29 at Newcomer Funeral Home in Beavercreek, Ohio. Interment followed at Dayton National Cemetery. Lester O. Scott served in the U.S. Army 9th Infantry from 1956 to 1958. He retired from Coca-Cola after more than 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by brother, Eugene and three infant brothers; sisters, Pauline Huddleston and Charlene Scott; nieces, Patsy and Sharon Scott; and nephew, Mike Scott. Surviving relatives include his wife of 48 years, Kathleen Scott; son, Jason (Kim) Scott; brother, Earl (Judy) Scott; and many other family members and friends.
Eva Dean Spivey
Eva Dean Spivey, 67, of Celina, passed away Jan. 25 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 27 from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with David Threet officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Eva Dean Spivey was born Dec. 11, 1947 in Clay County. She was a machine operator at Osh Gosh and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bethel Spivey and Estelle Ritter; and brother, Edward Ritter. Surviving relatives include her sister, Emma Jean Brown; niece, Cindy Brown; great niece, Emily Mahaney; and a host of cousins and friends. Family and friends served as pallbearers.