Obits 11/6/18

Myrtle J. Brown

Myrtle J. Brown, 80 of Cookeville, passed away on Oct. 30 at the Overton Co. Health and Rehab. There were no funeral services planned. The family received friends at the Hall Funeral Home on Nov. 1 with cremation to follow.

She was born in Cookeville on Jan. 18, 1938. She will be greatly missed by her family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Encle and Mattie (Cantrell) Stafford, sister, Bonnie Daniels; and brothers, Omer Stafford, Johnny Stafford and Howard Stafford

She is survived by daughter, Billie J. Dixon and her husband, Brian; grandson, Gregory Lee Dixon; and sisters, Minnie Boatman and Edna Cox.

 

Mable Sue Savage Cantrell

Mable Sue Savage Cantrell, 75 of Alpine, passed away on Nov. 2 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Nov. 5 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Alvin Copeland and Bro. Cleston Ledbetter officiated. Interment followed in the Vaughn Cemetery.

She was born July 2, 1943. She loved to sing, write poetry, garden, sew and spend time with her family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Clester and Effie Norris Savage; and husband Thomas P. Cantrell.

She is survived by son, Scott Cantrell and wife, Kristi Garrett of Allred; daughter, Susan Cowan of Thompson Station; grandchildren, Dakota, Dusty, and Dylan Cantrell, Austin and Aiden Cowan and Jamie Garrett; and sisters, Mary LaFevre of Smithville and Cheryl Savage of Alpine.

Pallbearers were Dakota Cantrell, Dusty Cantrell, Dylan Cantrell, Austin Cowan, Aiden Cowan and Jamie Garrett.

Herman Lee Bean

Veteran

Herman Lee Bean, 77 of the Hardy’s Chapel community, passed away on Oct. 30 at the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Nov. 2 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. Doug Hawkins officiated. Interment followed in the Poplar Springs Cemetery in Cookeville.

He was born in Gainesboro on Jan. 5, 1941. He is a United States Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by parents, Hubert and Lena Avo (Bean) Bennett.

He is survived by wife, Jewell Bean; daughters, Crystal Bean and fiancé, Gary Melton and Mary Ann Qualls and husband, Raymond; fur baby/favorite child, Duke Bean; sisters, Dorothy Noye and husband, George and Betty Waters and husband, Dan; grandson, Christopher Qualls; special caregivers, Ashley Laycock, Keshia Watson and Kati England; and a host of family and friends.

Sue Young

Teacher

Sue Morgan Young, 84 of Hermitage and formerly of Monroe, passed away on Nov. 1. Funeral services were held on Nov. 4 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Keith Emrich officiated. Interment followed in the Beaty Cemetery.

She was born in Macon County on Sept. 12, 1934 in Macon County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Livingston and a retired teacher from Overton County. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. She also enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.

She was preceded in death by parents, Britton and Lamon Glover Morgan; husband, R.T. “Tib” Young and infant daughter.

She is survived by son, Robert Young and wife, Joanie of Columbia; daughter, Annette Young of Hermitage; grandchildren, Michael Young and wife, Patricia of Hermitage and Caitlin Young of Antioch; and great-grandchild, Abigail Young.

Pallbearers were James Robbins, Ralph Robbins, David Story, Craig Story, Jason Calder and Michael Young. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Young, Jerry Hammock and Billy Hammock.

Reba M. (Poston) Ledbetter

Reba M. (Poston) Ledbetter, 90 of New Baltimore, Mich. passed away on Oct. 23 at the Prestige Commons in Chesterfield, Mich. Funeral services were held on Oct. 27 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Roger Cooper officiated. Interment to follow in the Okolona Cemetery located in Livingston.

She was born in Rickman Aug. 7, 1928. She was a housewife.

She was preceded in death by parents, Irwin and Susan B. (Matthews) Poston.

She is survived by grandson, Jason Saputo of New Baltimore, Mich.; four great grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

Richard Staup

General Motors/Veteran

Richard M. Staup, 71 of Hilham, passed away on Nov. 3. Funeral services will be held on Nov. 7 at noon from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment will follow in the Campground Cemetery with military honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will welcome friends on Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

He was born Aug. 18, 1947. He loved hunting and fishing. He shared many hunting trips with his close friend Bob Adams and everyone loved to hear his hunting stories. He served in the Marines and was proud to do so for his country. He worked for General Motors. Upon retiring from G.M., he liked to do building projects and other repair work.

He was preceded in death by parents, Noah and Ann Botta Staup.

He is survived by wife, Susan L. Staup of Hilham; daughters, Anna Mathis and husband, Robert of Hilham and Michelle Begley and husband, Matt of Beaver Creek, Ohio; son, Michael Staup of Dayton, Ohio; grandchildren, William Mathis, Tyler Staup, Travis Staup and Kayla Begley; sister, Roberta Elliott of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Robert Staup of Xenia, Ohio; nieces, Lori Lamb, Robyn Rebecca and Regina Staup; and nephews, Bill Elliott, Mark E. Danner and Brett Danner.

Card Of Thanks

The family of Harlie McCowan would like to extend a THANK YOU for all the prayers, calls, texts, cards, food, visits, hugs and love given to us during Harlie’s illness and death. Words cannot express a broken heart nor a heart that has been uplifted through acts of kindness. Harlie’s love for people reached farther than just his family, and it has been returned to us in comfort during this loss.

“And now abideth faith, hope, charity; but the greatest of these is charity.” 1 CORINTHIANS 13:13. May God Bless you all.

 

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