Obituaries 7-2-19

James Glenn Gaw

Funeral services for  James Glenn Gaw, age 86 was held Friday, June 28 at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church of Cookeville with Pastor Brad Windlan and Hillier Duke officiating.  Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery in Overton County .

Mr. Gaw died Wednesday June 26 at his home.

He was born Saturday, Jan. 14, 1933 in Cookeville to Roy Sr. and Eula Malone Gaw.

He worked in sales at Gaw Brothers Produce and was a farmer and cattleman.  He has been a member (and a former deacon) of First Christian Church for over 20 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Howard Gaw.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Bessie Irene Pryor Gaw (whom he married May 30, 1953 in Ringgold, Ga.); daughter, Rita Gaw; granddaughter, Regina Gaw all of Cookeville;  four brothers, Roy Gaw Jr., Shirley Gaw, Paul (Jeanette) Gaw, all of Cookeville and Jack Gaw of Nashville; two sisters, Velma Ferrell and Evelyn (Larry) Burgess all of Cookeville.

Family and friends served as pallbearers.

The family received friends Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and 9 a.m. until service time at the church.

Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jenny D. Gibbs

Jenny D. Gibbs, 73, of Livingston, passed away on June 28 at Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on June 30 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Bill Ehlmann officiated. The family has chosen cremation.

She was born in Sparta on Oct. 5, 1945. She loved God. She loved to camp, go fishing and swimming with her grandchildren and family. She was a kind and loving person whom everyone loved.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd Gibbs and Novella Reels Gibbs and husband.

She is survived by daughters, Glenda Ehlmann, Virginia Dale Triplett, Sally Ann Reels and Rebecca Gail Mayberry; son, Glen Franklin Whitehead; brothers, Tommy Gibbs and Bobby Gibbs; sister, Edith Driver; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

Lucille Kaye Reagan

Lucille Kaye Reagan, 65, of Livingston, passed away on June 16 at her residence. Funeral services were held on June 19 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Dustin Ward officiated. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery.

She was born in Jamestown on July 30, 1953.

She was preceded in death by sister, Linda Gail Crabtree; and nephew, Gary Roysden.

She is survived by parents, Junior Crabtree and Lola Franklin; daughters, Sonya Nivens of Monroe and Mitize Stidham of Byrdstown; grandchildren, Megan Nelson and husband, Chris of Allons, Krisann Nivens of Monroe, Tyler and Reagan Johnson of Byrdstown; great grandchildren, Liam and Lainey Nelson of Allons; special friend, Larry Hyder; seven sisters; three brothers; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers who served were Jeremiah Williams, Matt Crawford, Chris Nelson, Corbin Reeder, Colton Reeder and Samuel Grimsley.

Honorary pallbearers who served were Liam Nelson, Lainey Nelson, Tyler Johnson, Reagan Johnson, Meagan Nelson and Krisann Nivens.

Magdelene (Reagan) Robbins

Magdelene (Reagan) Robbins, 89, of Byrdstown, passed away on June 27 at Pickett Care and Rehab. Funeral services were held on July 1 at the Byrdstown First Christian Church. Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Winningham VanKnoughett officiated. Interment followed in the Story Cemetery.

She was born in Monroe on Oct. 6, 1929. She was a member of Byrdstown First Christian Church, a devoted LPN for 25 years, a mother, grandmother and aunt.

She was preceded in death by parents, Edd and Minta Reagan; husband, Kenneth “Ken” Harlan Robbins; sisters, Alene Davidson and Cecil Lynn; brothers, Carmon, Buster and Billy Reagan.

She is survived by sons, Billy Robbins and wife, Judy Carol and Bobby Robbins and wife, Judy Ann all of Byrdstown; grandchildren, Brent Robbins and wife, Amy, Emily Lee and husband, Michael, Derrick Robbins and wife, Angie, Marcy Little and husband, Brad, Stacy Cross and husband, Brad; great-grandchildren, Colton and Cooper Sells, Connor Robbins, William and Abigail Robbins, Kendra, Maggie, KayAlan and Mallorie Cross, Corey and Ayla Lee and Oliver Little; special friends, Carolyn Mitchell and Shirley Davidson; nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Pallbearers who served were Brent and Derrick Robbins, Brad Cross, Brad Little, Michael Lee, Corey Lee and Colton and Cooper Sells.

Honorary pallbearers who served were Kay Alan Cross, Oliver Little, Conner Robbins, Will Robbins, David Reagan, Mark Roame, Robert Davidson, Jimmy Davidson and Michael Davidson.

Special care was given by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Ray Lumpford

Ray Lumpford, 73, of Livingston, passed away on June 26 at his residence. Funeral services were held on June 29 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Jason Lewis officiated. Interment followed in the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

He was born in Detroit, Mich. on Aug. 15, 1945.

He was preceded in death by parents, Esaw Lumpford and Jewel Ramsey Lumpford.

He is survived by son, Ray Lumpford and wife, Lindsay; sister, Pam McPherson and husband, Jerry; three grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers who served were Adam Hill, Johnny Lee, Mel Martinez, Kenny Lollie, Justin Allen and Patrick Melton.

 

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