Obits 1/14/20

Mildred Louise

Conaster

Mildred Louise Danner Conaster, 88, of Livingston passed away Dec. 30 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral Services were held Jan. 3 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Interment followed in the Potter West Cemetery. Bro. John Copeland officiated.

She was born Jan. 23, 1931 in Overton County. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Alpine.

She enjoyed reading her Bible, quilting, taking trips and traveling. She cherished her time with her friends at Bethesda.

She was preceded in death by parents, Virgil and Dimple Cobble Danner; granddaughter, Hope Conaster; brothers, Tommy Danner and Robert Danner and Cledith Conatser.

She is survived by daughters, Joyce King and husband, Larry of Rickman, Janice Ledbetter and husband, Ricky of Rickman and Betty Sublett of Shelby Township, Mich.; son, David Conaster and June Conaster of Livingston; grandchildren, Shane Conaster, Levi Ledbetter and wife, Kayla, Jada Hughes and husband, Patrick, Corey King and wife, Amanda, Charley Sublett and wife, Natalie, Celeste Few and husband, Sam, Christian Sublett, Amy Burke, Matt Bullock and Chris Bullock; great-grandchildren, Jake and Jackson Conaster, Easton Ledbetter, Paisley and Crily Colyer, Mia and Jake Hughes, Weston King, Rory and Reverie Sublett, Austin Burke and Abby Cornelison; sister, Marie Perdue of Gallatin; sister-in-law, Thelma Danner of Hilham and host of nieces, nephews and friends.

LeAnn Denise Duke

LeAnn Denise Morgan Duke, 62, of Livingston passed away Jan. 6 from her residence. Celebration of Life services were held Jan. 11 at the West End Church of Christ. Interment will follow at a later date in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Tim Smith, Bro. David Hill, Bro. Glenn Ramsey and Bro. Bob Howton officiated.

She was born July 26, 1957 in South Bend, Ind. She loved singing hymns, studying the Bible, helping the poor, abused and sick and teaching others the Bible. She loved writing, where her articles appeared in Christian Woman Magazine and other gospel publications.

She was preceded in death by parents, John W. and Modena M. Slatton Morgan; first husband, Brian L. Wright and brother, Jerry Morgan.

She is survived by husband, Bro. Kerry Duke of Livingston; sons, Brady Wright and wife, Kayla of Cookeville and Jared Duke and wife, Amy of Springfield, Ore.; daughters, Amy Sexton and husband, Chris of Pleasant Shade and Lacy Hall and husband, Adam of Baxter; grandchildren, Brileigh Hall, Emry Hall, Nolie Sexton, Josie Sexton, Taylor Sexton, Brian Wright and Lilleann Wright; adopted sons, Mxolisi Ncube of Zimbabwe, Robert Ati Amukwei of Ghana and Vishal Srinivas of India and daughter in the Lord, Candy Chan of Malaysia.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anna Lois Reagan

Anna Lois Reagan of Cookeville passed away Jan. 2 from NHC Healthcare in Putnam County. Graveside services were held Jan. 4 in the Booher Cemetery. Bro. David Beaty officiated.

She was born in Pickett County. She loved her family very much, enjoyed cooking for large gatherings of family and friends and spent time sewing. She loved flowers, going shopping and attending Bluegrass festivals.

She was preceded in death by parents, Virgil and Inis Vera Hill Smith; father of her children, “Buster “Buck” Reagan; son, Dale Reagan; brothers, Charles and Glenn Smith and sisters, Olene Gunter and Faye Stover Coffman.

She is survived by daughters, Barbara Cummins of Cookeville and Beverly Reagan; grandchildren, Christy Nevins and Casey Reagan; great-grandchildren, Brady Dale, Connor, Peyton, Gracie and Dillon Reagan and Reagan, Laken and Ashton Nevins; nephew, Junior Stover of Monroe; niece, Cheryl Stover of Livingston; great-nieces and nephews, Chelsea Sells, Tyson Stover, Addy Stover and Lisa Black; special cousin, Wanda Grace Norrod and special friend for many years, Tommy Bryant.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Irene Fletcher

Irene Fletcher, 88, of Livingston passed away Jan. 4 from the Signature Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Jan. 7. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Randy Pickens officiated.

She was born in Monroe on Feb. 7, 1931. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Allons. She loved going to church and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Aurther and Beualah (Clayborn) Sells; husband, Willie Fletcher and siblings.

She is survived by son, Terry Fletcher and wife, Barbara; daughter, Peggy Alcorn and husband, Neil; grandsons, Chris Fletcher and wife, Amanda, Michael Alcorn and wife, Geri Anna and Phillip Alcorn; great-grandchildren, Olivia Lynn Fletcher and Will Alcorn.

Pallbearers who served were Chris Fletcher, Michael Alcorn, Phillip Alcorn, Scott Mitchell, Steve Smith and Doug Reagan.

Hall Funeral Home of Livingston was in charge of the arrangements.

Nicky Lee Harvey

Nicky Lee Harvey, 42, of Allardt passed away Jan. 10 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at the Fellowship Baptist Church. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. Mark Dickerson and Bro. Randy Pickens officiated.

He was born Feb. 2, 1977 in Putnam County. He was a 1996 graduate of Livingston Academy. He was a heavy equipment operator working in road construction. He enjoyed working with mechanical motors, X-box games, four-wheeling and watching monster truck racing.

He is survived by daughters, Phoebe Harvey and Shelby Harvey both of Allardt; father, Donnie Harvey and Debbie Neal of Byrdstown and mother, Linda Chavez and husband, Manuel of Livingston.

Pallbearers who served were David Melton, David Garrett, Kenny Harvey, Chad Walker, Jason Cantrell and Charlie Short.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Sheila Loraine

Lancaster

Sheila Loraine Reagan Lancaster, 53, of Livingston passed away Jan. 10 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

She was born May 9, 1966 in Overton County. She worked as a Lab Technician for Cookeville Regional for many years. She also loved giving her time as a Methodist Pastor for Bethany United Methodist for seven years.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lynn and Bernice Daniels Reagan; son, Tyler Lancaster and sister, Sharon Leath.

She is survived by husband, Charles David Lancaster of Livingston; aunt, Betty Shoemaker of Monroe and mother-in-law, Frieda Lancaster of Livingston.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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