Enterprise 2-10-15

Jean Wood Masters
Jean Wood Masters, 80, of Nashville and formerly of Livingston, passed away Feb. 4 at Signature Health Care-Putnam in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Feb. 7 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Monday officiating. She was born Sept. 3, 1934, in Overton County. She was a homemaker and member of First United Methodist Church in Livingston. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Thelma Cooper Wood; and by husband, Ralph Masters. Surviving relatives include her daughter, Marilyn Harris, of Nashville; granddaughter, Amanda Harris, of Nashville; and sister, Helen Wood Francis, of Rickman.

Maggie Lynn Cantrell
Infant Maggie Lynn Cantrell passed away Feb. 3 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 5 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Ronnie Parsons officiating. Interment followed in Sells Cemetery in Monroe. She was born Feb. 3 at Livingston Regional Hospital to Megan Cantrell-Wilson and Austin and Matt Sidwell. She was preceded in death by her aunt, Nikia Cantrell. Surviving relatives include her mother, Megan Cantrell-Wilson and husband, Austin; biological father, Matt Sidwell; aunts, Malanny Brown, Courtney Cantrell and Artina Sidwell; grandparents, Melinda Bowman and David Cantrell, Jeannie Sidwell and Ab Sidwell, Tammie Wilson and Michael Wilson and Janie Ward.

Mildred C. Ledbetter
Garment Factory Worker

Mildred C. Ledbetter, 82, of Livingston, passed away Feb. 2 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 4 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Eugene McCowan officiating. Interment followed in Miller Cemetery. She was born July 11, 1932, in Overton County. She was a garment factory worker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dow and Bertie Copeland Cantrell; husband, Farley J.B. Ledbetter; and brothers, Arlie Cantrell, Cordell Dishman and Crawford Dishman; and sisters, Elise Cantrell and Juanita Nivens. Surviving relatives include son, Larry Hunter and wife, Marcia, of Cookeville; and granddaughter, Mariah Hunter, of Cookeville. Pallbearers were Larry Hunter, Anthony Sells, Charlie Andrews and Freddie Andrews.

Ron Simpson
Guard/Lumber Yard

Ron Simpson, 72, of Jamestown, passed away Feb. 2 at his home. Funeral services were held Feb. 5 from the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown with Bro. David Acres and Bro. Donald Cobb officiating. He was born Oct. 4, 1942, in Tullahoma. He was a prison guard and also worked in the timber industry. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Robert and Martha Rilla (Scott) Simpson; brother, Marlin Simpson; and sister, Ella Victoria Simpson. Surviving relatives include his wife, Thelma (Boles) Simpson, of Jamestown; daughters, Rhonda Mabe, of Monroe, Vicky Barger and husband, Buck, and Joanie Simpson, all of Allardt; and grandchildren, Ashley, Chelsea, Connor, Ben, Dalton, Lindsey, Nevaeh and Chloe.

Christine Head
Factory Worker

Christine Head, 79 of Celina, passed away Jan. 26 at Celina Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held Jan. 28 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Miller officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Christine Head was born April 10, 1935, in Clay County. She worked in a factory and was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Wilette Butler Abney; sister Jean Abney; and brother, Junior Abney. Surviving relatives include her children, Peggy and Reggie Ballard, Ron and Gloretta Head, Harold and Sharon Head, Steve and Adele Head, and Patsy and Donald Strong; sisters, Barbara McCoin, Kathleen Gilpatrick and Louis Green; grandchildren, Chad, Kacie, Olivia, Jesse, Thomas and Francis Head, Jeremy Buck, Hope Presley, Cody Ballard, and Wesley Strong; and great grandchildren, Jeren, Caleb, Tayla, Ava and Jacob.

Phyllis Nichols Snow
Homemaker

Phyllis Nichols Snow, 65 of Lafayette, passed away Feb. 4 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held Feb. 7 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Kirby officiating. Interment followed in Whitley Cemetery.
She was born June 5, 1949, in Macon County. She was a homemaker and attended Christ Alive Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Graves “Skinner” and Ruth Holland Nichols; husband, James Snow; sister, Sheila Kay Shrum; and brother, Graves “Pody” Nichols. Surviving relatives include her daughter and son -in-law, Felecia and Cale Copas; son and daughter-in- law, Barry and Shelley Bray; grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, Brady, Quinton, Shayd and Blaine. Pallbearers were Eric Vinson, Shane Nichols, Zach Holland, Ricky Brown, John Royal, Barry White and Brad Nichols.

L.T. Sneed
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
Homemaker, UCHRA

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.

Neva Collins Cherry
Garment Factory Worker

Neva Collins Cherry, 64, of the Pine Hill Community, passed away Jan. 22 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held Jan. 25 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home with Dale Strong officiating. Interment followed in the Kendall Cemetery. Neva Collins Cherry was born Sept. 21, 1950 in Clay County. She was a garment factory worker of 25 years and a member of the Pine Hill Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvie and Roxie Reecer Collins; brothers, Delbert and Lecil Collins; sister, Louise Collins; and father in law and mother in law, Estus and Estell Cherry. Surviving relatives include her husband, Joe Cherry; daughters and son in law, Charlotte Halliburton, Laura Cherry, Jolena and Nathan Birdwell; sisters and brother-in-law Eva and Lonnie Bow, Linda Gibbs; brother and sister in law Leon and Mary Ann Collins; sisters-in-law Patricia Collins, Rebecca Collins; grandchildren, Andrew, Natalie, Eliza, Joseph, Kendall, Dalton and Riley. Pallbearers included Jeff Collins, Phillip Collins, Bobby Collins, Dwight Rich, Stevie Cherry, Andrew Lewis, Timmy Boles and Koye Cherry.

Donald Dean Davis
Federal Aviation Administration

Donald Dean Davis, 86, of Red Boiling Springs, passed away Jan. 28 at Macon County General Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 30 from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home with Bob Cowan and Jerry Cherry officiating. Interment followed in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park.  Donald Dean Davis was born May 28, 1928 in Macon County. He served as the Deputy Airways Division Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration. He was also a member of the Professional Engineers of Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, Chauncey and Gertie Owen Davis; and first wife, Jocelyn Sue Davis. Surviving relatives include his wife, Belva Smith Cowan Davis; stepsons, Rickie Cowan and Bob Cowan; cousins, Linda Davis Holden, Sandra Smith, Ronal Owen, Doris Baker and Jocye Schmidt; nephew, Timothy Williams; step grandchildren, Emily, Josh, Ethan and Jayce; and step great grandchildren, Kaden Clynlee, Emberley, Chalie and Olivia. Pallbearers included Josh Cowan, Ethan Cowan, Jayce Cowan, Jeff Roark, Charles Yingling and Joe Vinson.

Betty June Hargis Harris
Nurse

Betty June Hargis Harris, 78, of Livingston, passed away Feb. 6 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 8 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Rick Cross officiating. Interment followed in Overton County Memorial Gardens. She was born March 31, 1936, in Overton County. She was a nurse at Livingston Regional Hospital and a member of Memorial Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Buren and Bess Deck Hargis; husband, Otis Denton Harris; sisters, Emma Ogletree, Carolyn Sue Elizer and Leva Mae Hargis; and brother, Ronnie Keith Hargis. Surviving relatives include daughter, Betha and Carlos Wilson, of Livingston; grandson, Matthew and Felicia Wilson, of Cookeville; great granddaughters, Macy and Ava Wilson, of Cookeville; brothers, Bill Hargis, Paul Hargis and Otis Hargis, all of
Rickman, Earl Hargis, of Bloomington Springs, Junior B. Hargis, of Sparta, Thomas Wayne Hargis, of Hilham, and Jacky Ray Hargis, of Indiana; and sisters, Lois Cross, of Livingston, and Debbie Jones and Vicki Birdwell, both of Cookeville. Pallbearers were Roy Ogletree, Cody Cross, Cory Cross, C.J. Cross, Colby Cross and Colton Cross.

Linda Jean Cantrell
Fleetguard

Linda Jean Cantrell, 70, of Livingston, passed away Feb. 6 at Bethesda Health Care in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Feb. 9 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Jones officiating. Interment followed in Liberty Cemetery. She was born June 17, 1944, in Tullahoma. She worked at Fleetguard and was Baptist in faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Willie Odean Stout Cantrell; and brothers, Carl and J.E. Cantrell and an infant brother. Surviving relatives include brother, Harold and Rita Cantrell, of Oak Ridge; and sister, Fay and James West, of Livingston. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

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