Obituaries 4/21/20

Cecil Lloyd Thurman

Cecil Thurman, 84, of Livingston passed away April 11 from Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services for the family will be held at the Hunter Cove Cemetery in Allons. Officiating the services will be Rev. Christian Smith.

He was born in Allons on May 27, 1935. He was a man with a heart of gold and cared for all. He was a member of Allons Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by parents, Pearly Kirby and Sam Thurman; wife, Wanda (Ledbetter) Thurman; son, Ricky; four brothers and two sisters.

He is survived by son, Ronald Thurman and wife, Tina; daughter, Brenda (Thurman) Peever and husband, Robin; grandchildren, Blake, Parker Thurman, Steve and Matt McGee.

Pallbearers who served were Keith Thurman, Dylan Thurman, Blake Thurman, Kenny Thurman and Steven McGee.

Honorary pallbearer was Bruce Smith.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Winnie Mae Hagan

Winnie Mae Hagan. 83, of Cookeville passed away April 9 from the NHC Healthcare. Private graveside services were held April 11 at the Fellowship Cemetery in Allons.

She was born in Livingston on July 31, 1936. She was a special lady to her family and she loved them very much. She is survived by daughter, Barbara Tucker; grandson, Nick Geesling; great-grandson, Nicholas Geesling; sister Brenda Roberts; nephew, Chris Roberts; niece, Jennifer Jones and a host of friends and family.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Anthony Michael Vana

Anthony Michael Vana, 72, of Monroe passed away April 12 from his residence. Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

He was born in West Palm Beach, Fla. on Dec. 12, 1947.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and fly fisher, where he was one of the early layout boat hunters along with his partner Pete Ellis and crew. He was a 40 plus year bird hunter in Saskatchewan, Canada.

He raised and hunted with Chesapeake Bay Retrievers for over 20 plus years and loved carpentry, woodworking and hunted and fished all over the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Central America.

He was preceded in death by parents, Anton and Jean Dmytryk Vana.

He is survived by wife, Marlene DelPizzo Vana of Monroe; sons, Brett Kenneth Vana of Monroe and Christopher Michael Vana of Cleveland, Ohio; grandchild, Peke Cheyenne Vana; brother, Kenneth Joseph Vana and wife, Linda of Bay Village, Ohio; niece, Kerry and husband, Andrew Dilyard; nephews, Benjamin and Ken Vana; great-nephews, Caleb and Micah Dilyard and great-niece, Emily Dilyard.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Raymond Reed

Raymond Reed, 73, of Monterey passed away April 18 at his residence. His wishes of cremation with no services are being honored. Arrangements and care were provided by D.M. Goff Funeral Home.

He was born on Oct. 27, 1946 in Overton County. He was the owner and operator of Reed’s Service Center and Reed’s Wrecker Service of Monterey for 50 years.

He enjoyed talking with his customers and had numerous friends. He also enjoyed farming for several years.

He is survived by wife, Sue Wyatt Reed of Monterey; sisters and brothers-in-law, Nancy and Randell Eldridge of Monterey and Cornetta and Doug Brown of the Hanging Limb Community; brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Charlotte Reed of Cookeville; nephews, Brent (Tinisha) Key of Clarkrange, Blake (Chastity) Key of the Muddy Pond Community, Steve (Vickie) Lewis of the Hanging Limb Community, Jonathan Reed of Algood and Justin Reed of Cookeville; niece, Natalie (Brandon) Masters of Rickman; great-nieces and nephews, Nahla and Canaan Key of Clarkrange, Anniston Key of the Muddy Pond Community, Stephanie (Dave) Harding of Cookeville, Ryan (Whitney) Lewis of Cookeville, Ashton Reed of Monterey and Logan, Haven and Callie Masters of Rickman.

Cards of Thanks

The Family of Magdalene Gilpatrick wishes to thank each of you for the sympathy and kindness extended to us during the loss of our mother.

Thanks to the Livingston Hospital and Overton County Health and Rehab. The care given was exceptional.

We also would like to extend our gratitude to Dr. John Clough and Greg Hargis and the staff at Priority Care, along with Amedisys Home Health Care for their continued support of our mother.

We also want to thank Speck Funeral Home, Colonel Ron Moore, Hoyt Padgett and Bro. Ricky Lee for their kind and encouraging words.

We truly appreciate all the calls, cards, foods, flowers and donations to various organizations in our mother’s memory.

Thank you,

Margaret and R.D. Stout

Edward and Jean Walker

Judy and Dannie Tinch and

Marsha and Rick Savage

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