Obits 7/4/17

Master Braylen Henry Poore

Master Braylen Henry Poore passed away June 25 at the Vanderbilt Medical Center. A gathering of family and friends was held June 29 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

He was born in Overton County on March 30, 2017.

Surviving relatives include his parents, Christopher Poore and Amber Dunn and brothers Makial Poore and Noah Eberts.

Services provided by Speck Funeral Home.


Bobbye J. Reed Cope

Bobbye J. Reed Cope, 87, of Livingston passed away June 27 at the Bethesda Health Care Center. Funeral services were held July 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Burial followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

She was born in Overton County, January 4, 1930. She was a 1946 graduate of Livingston Academy and went on to Tennessee Tech.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Alice Kirby Reed; husband, Carvel Cope, Sr. and sister, Eliza Maynord.

Surviving relatives include her son, Carvel “Buddy” Cope, Jr.; daughters, Karen Byrd and Monica Eldridge and husband Boone; grandchildren, Dr. Amy Thompson, Mary Jeanes, Jordan Byrd, Hannah Breymeier and Rachel Lubin and eight great grandchildren.

Services provide by Speck Funeral Home.


Trelba Carr

Trelba Carr, 86, of Livingston passed away on June 27 at Life Care Center of Sparta, Tenn.

She was born on March 9, 1931, in Coal Creek, West Virginia. She worked as a sales clerk in various department stores in Livingston. She was a member of the Exchange Club in Livingston and was active in Livingston Pacesetters. She was a member of Livingston First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Minnie Belle Waites Copeland; husbands Bryant Carr and John Carlock; son, Bengie Carr.

Surviving relatives include sons Gary Carr and wife Emogene, Tony Carr and wife Peggy; stepdaughters, Marsha Rogers and Margaret Carlock; four grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and brother, Michael Copeland.

Her wishes of cremation are being honored and no services are planned at this time.

Arrangements provided by Goff Funeral Home.


Patricia Wallace Webb

Business Owner

Patricia Wallace Webb, 85, of Cookeville passed away on June 28 at the Overton County Health And Rehab Center. Funeral services were held July 1 at Anglin Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Moore and Pastor Anthony Traylor officiated. Burial followed in the Hillcrest Cemetery.

She was born November 8, 1931 in Euclid, Ohio.  She was the owner of Pat’s Produce and drove a school bus for the Stewart County School System for eight years. She was a member of the Allons Bethel Assembly of God and passionate about the children’s ministry.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gustave and Philomena Bruckner Kemerait; husband, Grady Samuel Wallace and brothers, Edward Kemerait and Donald Kemerait.

Surviving relatives include her husband, William Johnie Webb; children, Gloria Green, Linda Brown and husband David, Donna Wallace and husband Bobby, Ricky Brown and wife Keley; step daughters, Frankie Musser and Janet Gann; brother, Robert Kemerait; sister, Marilyn Jewell; ten grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Pallbearers were the grandchildren.

Services provided by Anglin Funeral Home.


Lisa Gaye Allred

Lisa Gaye Allred, 53, of Livingston passed away at her home on June 29. Funeral services were conducted on July 1 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

She was born July 18, 1963 in Overton County and was a 1981 graduate of Livingston Academy. She was a member of the Livingston First Church. She loved buying and reselling things and going to yard sales. She was full of life and enjoyed being with her children, grandchildren, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Reed Allred; husband Alan Ford; sisters, Rita Phillips and Jennifer Flowers and brother, Ronnie Allred.

Surviving relatives include her mother, Joyce Carmack Allred; son, Josh Ford and wife Erika; daughters, Misty Ford and Brandi Smith; six grandchildren, Bristol Ballard, Vaylan Ford, Stella Ford, Abby Dial, Matthew Dial and Drew Smith; sisters, Gina Leggs and husband Jerome, Candi Stover and Christy Scott; brothers, Michael Allred and wife Betty and Ricky Allred.

Funeral services provided by Livingston Funeral Home.

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