Obits 10/17/17

Milfred Delonie Winningham

Milfred Delonie Winningham, 87, of Monroe, passed away on Oct. 9 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home on Oct. 12. Bro. Steven Barlow officiated. Interment followed in the Hatcher Hall Cemetery with Military Honors provided at graveside by the Honor Guard of the James T. Davis Memorial Post 5062 of the VFW in Livingston.

He was born in Pickett County and was a 1959 graduate of Livingston Academy. He served his country in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the Monroe Christian Church. He loved his family very much and enjoyed spending time with them.

He is preceded in death by parents, Elijah Turner Winningham and Jewel Ester Hicks Winningham; brothers, Delbert and Delphis Winningham; half brother, Castle Jay Winningham; and sister, Delma Ray Garrett.

He is survived by wife, Gerlene Stover Winningham of Monroe; daughters, Helen Alsip and husband William and Linda Bilbrey and husband Billy; granddaughters, Amie Travis and husband Matt of Woodbury and Megan Benton and husband Kevin of Algood; great grandchildren, Justin Briar Travis, Ivy Grace Travis and Marshall Tucker Travis; brother-in-law, Jerry C. Stover and wife Charlette of Byrdstown; special nephews and niece, John Garrett, Tony Stover and Kristie Pittman; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Ricky Dean Phillips

Ricky Dean Phillips, 57, of Crossville and formerly of Overton County, passed away on Oct. 10 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct.14 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. John Murphy officiated. Interment followed in the Campground Cemetery.

He was born in Putnam County on Aug. 31, 1960. He was Baptist in faith and enjoyed reading, watching westerns and playing computer games.

He is preceded in death by parents, Norvel Elton and Dolores Costello Phillips and sister, Odie Clementine “Peanut” Phillips.

He is survived by wife, Brenda Bohannon of Crossville; brother, Cody Phillips of Crossville; sisters, Jacki Bolin of Fla. and Jill Morales and husband Abraham of Texas; daughter, Christie Bohannon of Cookeville and several nieces and nephews.

Kimbleen J. Bryant

Kimbleen J. Bryant, 69, of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 6 at her home. Funeral services were held on Oct. 11 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. Craig Walters officiated. Interment followed in the Bailey Cemetery in Tompkinsville, Ky.

She was born in Cumberland Gap, Va. on Aug. 22, 1948. She loved her family very much.

She is preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Evelyn Woodyard Jessie; husband, Raymond Bryant, Sr.; and granddaughter, Elizabeth Capps.

She is survived by son, Raymond Bryant; daughter, Arlene Capps; grandsons, Robert Bryant and Jeffrey Capps; granddaughter, Darnell Capps; great-grandsons; Aiden Capps and Abel Capps; great-granddaughters, Brandy Rhoton, Soni Bow and Cleo Price; sisters, Charlotte Dunn, Teresa Jessie, Linda Jessie and Patsy Jessie; daughter-in-law, Stacy Osbborn; son-in-law, Kenneth Capps; sister-in-law, Marie Jessie; brother-in-law, George Bryant; and grand-daughters-in-law, Arianna Trobaugh and Elizabeth Capps.

Pallbearers were Robert Bryant, Jeffrey Capps, Adien Capps, Alex Bartlett, Josh Lee, Darnell Capps and Clyde Jessie.

George Daryl Brown

George Daryl Brown, 69, of the Cumberland Heights community, passed away on Oct. 7 at the Unity Medical Center in Manchester. Funeral services were held on Oct. 11 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Ministers Damon and Fred Corley officiated. Interment followed in the Jones Cemetery.

He was born in Allons on Sept. 12, 1948. He spent five years in the U.S. Air Force followed by seven years in the U.S. Army. He spent the remainder of his working years in the teaching profession, serving most of those years in the Grundy County school district.

He is preceded in death by his father, Louis “Bud” Brown and sister, Janie Brown.

He is survived by wife, Judith Ledford Brown; sons, Robert Brown and Barry Brown of Coalmont and Brian Pippin of Hillsboro; daughters, Beth Brown of Gruetli-Laager, Tenn. and Rebecca Phipps of Livingston; grandchildren, Joshua Pippin, Michael Pippin, Justin Pippin, Kit Phipps, Jake Phipps and Georgia Phipps; great-grandchildren, Bryson Pippin, Jaiden Pippin, Paige Pippin, Jack Pippin and Emberly Pippin; mother, Dean Sullivan of Livingston; sister, Martha Bruton of Livingston; and sister, Mary Norris of Ooltewah.

Pallbearers were Kevin Fleming, Aaron Phipps, Kit Phipps, Jake Phipps, Randy Gore, Justin Gore, Keith Ledford and Fred Corley.

Michael Grant Hogue

Michael Grant Hogue, 72, of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 10 at his home. Celebration of Life services will be held on the Hogue property in Allons on Oct. 18.

He was born in Cumberland County on Feb. 12, 1945. He enjoyed reading and studying astrology. He also served in the United States Navy for many years.

He is preceded in death by parents, Woodrow and Vera Hogue and brother, David Hogue.

He is survived by wife, Sharon Hogue of Livingston; daughter, Heather Hogue and son, Shane Hogue, both of Livingston; brother, Donald Hogue of Cookeville; grandchildren, Brinna Bowman, Gracie Bowman, Kaylum Hogue, Jared Hogue, Harley Hogue, and Lexi Hogue; and special nephew, Grant Hogue.

Hettie Clift

Hettie Clift, 71, of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 6 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Funeral services were held on Oct. 13 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. John Maybrey officiated. Interment followed in the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

She was born in Allons on Nov. 29, 1945. She leaves behind family and friends whom she loved very much and will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by parents, Hoy and Maggie (Melton) Ford; husband, Dwight Clift; son and daughter-in-law, Lonnie and Wanda Ford; sister, Edith Jones; and brother, Russell Ford.

She is survived by sons; Chriss McClelland and wife Carla and Tony McClelland; Sister, Ruth Boles and husband William; brother, James Ford and wife Linda; grandchildren, Rachel McClelland, Curtis McClelland, Amanda Ford, Samantha Ford; and she always said she was a fourth grandma to Matthew and Dalton Hall.

Pallbearers were Tony McClelland, Chriss McClelland, John Mabrey, Jerry Hall, Matthew Hall, Robert Patrick.

 

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