Obits 6/19/18

James “Jim” Hull

James “Jim” Hull, 83 of Livingston, passed away on June 12 from the Livingston Regional Hospital with loved ones by his side. Funeral services were held on June 14 at Oak Dale Baptist Church. Bro. Timmy Ray and Bro. Tommy Johnson officiated. Interment followed in Green Hill Cemetery. The chapel of Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1935, in Overton County. He was a lifetime member of Oak Dale Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, rabbit hunting, bird watching, singing and spending time with his children, grandchildren and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ewing and Maudie Richardson Hull; wife, Wanda Beaty Hull; brothers, Lester Hull, Emerson Hull, Johnnie Hull, Hubert Hull and Herbert Hull; sisters, Emazell Smith, Lexie Booher, Alma Jean Hull and Mary Vechel Hull.

He is survived by his daughter, Jackie Clark and husband, David of Byrdstown; sons, Larry Hull and wife, Bonita of Monroe, and Richard Hull and wife, Cindy of Monroe; sisters, Vada Norrod and husband, Marvin of Monroe, Lou Ella Ledford of Livingston, and Betty Choate and husband, Austin of Alpine; brother, Kelly Hull and wife, Betty of Allons; grandchildren, Julie Ray and husband, Timmy, Jamie Melton and husband, Matt, Tommy Johnson and wife, Mindy, Logan Hull, Trent Hull and Ryan Clark; great grandchildren, Weston, Abbie, Jalee, Clay, Ayden, Sawyer, Jayce and Jhett; and several other family and friends.

Pallbearers were Ronnie Bull, Steve Choate, Gary Norrod, Rod Hull, Trent Hull, Logan Hull, Tim Ledford, Ronnie White and David Howard.

Maxine Sells Hunter

Maxine Sells Hunter, 85 of Allons, passed away on May 12 at home with her family. Graveside services were held on May 13 at Hunter Cove Cemetery. Hall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

She was born in Overton County on Dec. 23, 1935. She supported TN Baptist Children’s Home in Brentwood or TN Children’s Home in Spring Hill. She was a long time member of Allons Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carson and Mary Moore Sells; husband, Illard Hunter; and brother, Robert C. Sells.

She is survived by her children, Barbara Hunter of Livingston, Patricia Comstock of Allons, Illard Jay (Susan) Hunter of Fredricksburg, Va. and Jerry Hunter of Delon Springs, Fla.; brother, Bill (Betty) Sells of Gambrills, Md.; sisters, Jolene Christian of Bolwing Green, Ky. and Virginia Hester of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Christopher (Emily) Fritts of Brentwood, Melissa Murdock of Allons, Jasmine Hunter-Dunham of Jacksonville, Fla. and Jacob Illard Hunter of Delon Springs, Fla.; great grandchildren: Caleb Camden, Preston and Grayson Murdock of Allons, Drew and Sarah Fritts of Brentwood.

Illard J. Hunter

Illard J. Hunter, 85 of Allons, passed away on April 10 at his residence with family. Graveside services were held on April 12 at Hunter Cove Cemetery. Hall Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

He was born in Overton County on Sept. 3, 1932. He was a long time member of Allons Baptist Church and a Gideon member.

He was preceded in death by his parents, I.B. and Iva Savage Hunter; sisters; Inez Lewis, Ibue (Pat) Neely and Imojean Nelson. Brothers; Illus, Ibus (Bob) (Earl), Itha Claude and Iwron Hunter.

He is survived by his wife, Maxine (Sells) Hunter; children, Barbara Hunter of Livingston, Patricia Comstock of Allons, Illard Jay (Susan) Hunter of Fredricksburg, Va. and Jerry Hunter of Delon Springs, Fla.; grandchildren, Christopher (Emily) Fritts of Brentwood, Melissa Murdock of Allons, Jasmine Hunter-Dunham of Jacksonville, Fla. and Jacob Illard Hunter of Delon Springs, Fla.; great grandchildren, Caleb Camden, Preston and Grayson Murdock of Allons and Drew and Sarah Fritts of Brentwood.

 

James Golden Qualls

Maintenance

James Golden Qualls, 64 of Livingston, passed away on June 16 from the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral services were held on June 19 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. John Mabrey and Bro. Roger Bybee officiated. Interment followed in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.

He was born in Overton County on July 1, 1953. He worked in maintenance for many years. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He loved farming, hunting, fishing and boating. He enjoyed being with his family, especially family get-togethers and reunions. He loved his wife more than life itself.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Edith Savage Qualls; and brothers, Jerrell Qualls and Johnny Wayne Qualls.

He is survived by his wife, Susie Qualls of Livingston; twin sister, Janis Mullins; sisters, Jean Smith, JoAnne Winningham, Carolyn Qualls and June Neal, all of Livingston; brothers, Clyde Qualls of Livingston, and Donald Qualls of Nashville; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Terry Smith, Leo Willis, Dennis Stoglin, Jeff Neal, Mike Coleman, Eddie Qualls and Jimmy Arms.

Card Of Thanks

The family of Illard and Maxine Hunter want to express our heartfelt thank you for all of the kindness shown in the passing of our parents. We are overwhelmed with the support we received from everyone who graciously reached out to us. You supplied food, comfort, cards, prayers and understanding. We will always keep these kind acts in our hearts.

We want to thank Quality Home Health, Quality Hospice and Dr. John Clough and staff for the love and wonderful care they provided.

A special thank you to Ashley and Brailee Coffman for the loving care Mom and Dad received. Each night Brailee made sure Mrs. Maxine had everything she needed and that Mr. Illard had his ice-cream. You both made our days brighter.

God blessed us with Christian parents who led by example and were always there for us. God’s blessings to all of you.

Barbara, Pat, Jay and Jerry Hunter

 

2 Comments

  1. Kathy Collins on June 20, 2018 at 7:15 am

    I would like to thank Kathy Taylor for all of her help. Mrs. Taylor went out of her way to help my mom and me find Nelson Cemetery when we were down there this past Decoration Day. Thank you so much Mrs. Taylor.

  2. Kathy Collins on June 20, 2018 at 7:18 am

    I would like to thank Kathy Taylor for all of her help. Mrs. Taylor went out of her way to help my mom and me find Nelson Cemetery when we were down there this past Decoration Day. Thank you so much Mrs. Taylor. ( My earlier comment I used the wrong name. I used Kathy Reagan and it should have been Kathy Taylor).

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