Obits 8/1/17

Donald Shock

Donald Shock, 41, of Livingston, Tenn., formerly of Olney, passed away on Sunday, July 23 in Livingston, Tennessee. He was born on April 4, 1976 in Olney, Ill., the son of Lester and Patsy (Burroughs) Shock.

Don was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, and spending time with his girls and teaching them about nature. He was a family man who loved his nieces and nephews; he was a great father, brother and uncle. Don had many friends and made new friends easily. Don will be missed by all those that knew him.

Don is survived by daughters, Krystina Shock, Savanna Shock and Allena Shock, all of Livingston, Tenn.; sister, Ruth Griffin of Noble; brother, George Shock of Noble; brother, Paul Shock of Noble; brother, Mike Shock of Noble; brother, Jim Shock of Noble; brother, Dave Shock of Noble; brother, Jason Shock of Noble; sister, April Shock of Noble; brother, Charles Shock of Nashville, Ga.; sister, Anita Allen of Greenville, Texas; Sister, Dixie Harding of Fairmont, Okla.; sister, Nancy McKenna of Buffalo, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Joe Shock.

Memorials can be made to the surviving daughters of Don Shock.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, July 29 at the Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney, with a visitation beginning one-hour prior.

Cremation rites were accorded.

Ricky Coleman

Ricky Coleman, 53, of Livingston, Tenn., passed away July 24 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on July 27 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. David Beaty officiated and the burial was in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

He was born in Overton County on April 16, 1964. He was a member of the Freedonia Community Church, the West Fork Masonic Lodge 648 and he was also a member of Shriners. Ricky loved his family and enjoyed being with them, and he loved watching his grandsons play football. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, dirt track racing, UT football and truck pulls. He loved being an active member of West Fork Masonic Lodge.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mrs. Fran Coleman of Livingston; sons, Nicholas Coleman and wife Amber and Whitney Coleman, all of Livingston; grandchildren, Pierson, Parker Joe, Mallie-Gene, Tray, Tessa, Peyton & Allie Faith Coleman.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Pal and Joanna Brown Coleman.

Pallbearers who served include: Pierson Coleman, Parker Joe Coleman, Gary Nolen, Mike Coleman, Joel Garrett, Tony Coleman, Greg Coleman, Donavan Savage.

Honorary pallbearers were: Tray Coleman, Peyton Coleman, Mallie-Gene Coleman, Tessa Coleman and Allie Faith Coleman.

Carolyn Phares


Mrs. Carolyn Sue Phares, 65, of Byrdstown, Tenn., passed away July 20 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on July 25 at from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with burial following in the Smyrna Cemetery in Pickett County, Tenn.

She was born in Jamestown, Ky. on April 20, 1952. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include daughter Casey Nicholas of Byrdstown, Tenn. and son John Moles of Byrdstown, Tenn. She had six brothers: Paul Neal, Larry Neal, Sammie Neal, Lonnie Neal, Shelly Neal, Kelly Neal; five sisters: Linda Bell, Marchelle Dobbs, Judy Nowak, Lynn Miller, Sandy Melton; four grandchildren; two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rick Phares, parents Herlan and Elizabeth (Wilson) Neal, brother, Ronnie Neal, sister, Rita Neal, and nephew, Justin Neal.

Pallbearers were Dominick Moles, A.J. Collier, Greg Troxell, Gavin Troxell, Matthew Ford and Travis Jones.

Nadine Brown


Nadine Brown, 81, of Rickman passed away July 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services were held July 30 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Grant Pennington and Bro. Steven Barlow officiating; internment followed in the Eckles Cemetery.

She was born in Rickman on March 16, 1936. She was a member of the House of Faith Church, and was a homemaker who loved her family and friends. She had a very special friend Gladys Logan.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover A. and Virgie (Dickerson) Hooks; husband, Earnest Brown; son, Gary (Pee Wee) Brown; daughter, Sissy DeBusk and her husband Bill; daughter in-law, Debbie Brown; sister, Betty Barlow and husband Cecil; sister, Catherine Bull; five brothers: Junior Hooks, Claude Hooks, Burr Hooks, Ray Jean Hooks, Claud’e Dale Hooks; brother in-law, Carlos Greenwood; sister in-law: Carol Hooks.

Surviving relatives include daughters Brenda K. Brown and husband Rick, Brenda Bowling and husband Gary; three sons: Bill Brown and his wife Bernice, Charlie Brown, Jean Brown and his wife Theresa; two brothers: Buck Hooks and his wife Eleanor, Earl Hooks and his wife Gladys; three sisters in-law: Frances Hooks, Jean Hooks, Yvonne Hooks; one brother-in-law, Danny Bull; 15 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.

Pallbearers were Travis Murphy, Russell Long, Bobby Greenwood, Kevin Coons, Ray Brown, Tinker Brown and Jordan Murphy.

Mark Peek

Mark Wayne Peek, age 45, of Livingston passed away July 9 at his home. Funeral services were held July 13 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Nolen Cantrell officiating. Internment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery.

He was born in Livingston on January 16, 1972. He was a friend to everyone and was always willing to help where he was needed; he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his father Johnny Peek.

Surviving relatives include wife, Robin Peek; daughters, Jenna Peek and Carlie Peek; mother, Gail Peek; brother, Michael Peek and his wife Karen; nephew, Jonathan Peek.

Pallbears were Craig Story, David Parsons, Donnie Andrews, Kevin Carmack, Gary Clark, Derrick Ransom, JR Ransom and Devon Ransom.

Card Of Thanks

The family of Mark Peek would like to thank everyone for the kindness shown during the passing of our loved one. Thanks for the food, flowers, cards, visits and prayers. Thank you Bible Baptist Church for your kindness and meal for the family. Thanks for the pallbearers and Bro. Nolan Cantrell for all the comforting words. Thanks to Hall Funeral Home for their service. We appreciate you all very much. We love you all, and so did Mark.

The family of Mark Peek


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