J.B. Ledbetter, 87, of Livingston passed away Oct. 1 from St. Thomas West in Nashville. Funeral services were held Oct. 7 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Daniels Cemetery with military honors provided by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Bro. Jeremy Gengler officiated.
He was born in the Howard’s Chapel Community in Overton County on April 11, 1932. He was a barber on the Livingston Courthouse Square for many years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Livingston and a 50-year member of the Livingston Masonic Lodge #259.
He enjoyed gardening, raising pigs and cattle on his farm, country and gospel music, squirrel hunting and fishing with his family.
He was preceded in death by parents, Bradley and Bessie Garrett Ledbetter; sisters, Jewel Bilbrey Bagby and Betty Ledbetter; infant brother, John Ledbetter; brothers, Bevy, Larry Paul, Bethel, Levy, Bradley “Son” and Clifford “Cannonball” Ledbetter.
He is survived by wife, Denise Karen Thebeau Ledbetter of Livingston; sons, Timothy J.B. Ledbetter of Livingston, Brett Allen Wilcox and wife, Michelle of Toledo, Ohio and Brad Ledbetter and wife, Tiffany of Livingston; daughter, Tammy Dailey and husband, Eddie of Livingston; grandchildren, Lucas Dailey, Adam Snyder, Aliyah Snyder, Cheyenne Snyder, Payton Wilcox, Bridget Wilcox, Georgia Wilcox and Theodore Wilcox; sister, Joyce Wakefield of Livingston; brother, Carl Ledbetter and wife, Janice of Livingston; several nieces, nephews and friends.
Jean Elizabeth Krantz
Jean Elizabeth Davey Krantz, 84, of Rickman passed away Sept. 30 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held Oct. 3 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.
Interment followed on Oct. 4 at the Wirmingham Cemetery. Rev. Robert Case officiated.
She was born in the Government of the Province of Alberta in Lacombe Canada on Nov. 22, 1934.
She enjoyed animals, flowers in her yard, going out to eat with friends and collecting glassware.
She was preceded in death by parents, Robert Ellis and Pearl Clark Davey and husband, Verlon Krantz.
She is survived by sister, Edna Daniels and husband, Cleston of Livingston; nephews, Michael and Mark Daniels; niece, Aurora Daniels; cousins, Alf Windle and Joe Windle and wife, Tina all of Monroe and special caregiver, Gloria Felknor.
Della Doris Harvey
Della Doris Richardson Harvey, 83, of Sparta and formerly of Overton County, passed away Oct. 1 at her son’s residence. Funeral Services were held Oct. 5 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. Randy Pickens officiated.
She was born in Overton County on Oct. 24, 1935. She was a member of the Church of Christ and worked in Medical Records for the hospital for many years.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, sewing, cooking and baking.
She was preceded in death by parents, Billy and Maudie Sells Richardson; son, Freddy Wayne Harvey; sisters, Delma Nation, Desma Harrell, Deslie Humphrey and Donna Mullins and brothers, Dennis Richardson and Doyle Richardson.
She is survived by son, Rick Harvey of Sparta; granddaughters Melissa Pilkington of Knoxville and Stacey Harvey of Florida; grandsons, Matthew Harvey of Lake Havasu, Ariz. And William Cody of Florida; brothers, Delton Richardson of Rickman, Denver Richardson of Sparta and Dexter Richardson of Bunker, Mo.
Mildred Neal York
Mildred Neal York, 80, of Livingston passed away Sept. 30 from her residence. Funeral services were held Oct. 2 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Jerry Murphy officiated.
She was born in Overton County on Sept. 11, 1939.
She worked as a nurse’s aid for the Overton County Health and Rehab for many years.
She was preceded in death by parents, J.P. and Nora Mayberry Neal; sisters, Modean Raines, Margie Clark and Morean Staggs and brother, Millard Neal.
She is survived by husband, David York of Livingston; daughters, Kim York of Cookeville and Karen Peek and husband, Dewain of Livingston; sister, Marie Holman and husband, J.D. of Cookeville; brother, Milton Neal of Livingston and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers who served were Joey Smith, Dewain Peek, Johnny York, Jessie Smith, Bill Hall and Andy Morgan.
Waylon Knox Dishman
Master Waylon Knox Dishman, infant, passed away Sept. 12 from Livingston Regional Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his infant brother, Master Tyson Dishman.
He is survived by parents, Deric and Evelyn Blackwell Dishman of Livingston; brother, Bentley Post of Livingston; sisters, Aubree and Karlie Dishman of Livingston; grandparents, Chris Blackwell, Sr., Clyde Dishman, Jr., Stacey Norris and Billy Knight all of Livingston. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.