Obituaries 5/26/20

Harold S. Gore

Harold S. Gore, 77, of Livingston passed away May 17 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Private funeral services were held May 19. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. Masonic services were held at graveside. Bro. Bruce Mullinix officiated.

He was born on July 4, 1942 in Overton County. He was a 1961 graduate of Livingston Academy. He loved cutting hay, working with his horses and riding on his Gator. He enjoyed taking care of his neighbors, working with the Masonic Lodge and attending meetings.

He was preceded in death by parents, Harvey and Georgia Gore; daughter, Trena Farmer; sisters, Lorene Lawson, Olene Ledbetter, Junie Richardson, Margaret Pennington, Melba Savage and Mozelle Pennington; brothers, Gus Gore, Balis Gore, Bethel Gore, McCoy Gore and Gordon Gore.

He is survived by wife, Gail Gore of Livingston; daughter, Pat Oliver and husband, Darren of Livingston; granddaughters, Martha Clark, Eliza Clark and Taylor Farmer; son-in-law, Keith Farmer of Livingston; sister, Helen Fletcher of Allons; brothers, Howard Gore of Livingston, Bruce Gore of Livingston, Brent Gore and wife, Sadie of Livingston and Bob Gore and wife, Barbara of Fayetteville.

Pallbearers who served were Evan Oliver, Chris Savage, Glenn Ford, Brian Rooker, Matthew Rooker, Tyler Sullivan, Randy Lee and Chris Gore.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Sharion Kaye Allred

Sharion Kaye Allred, 80, of Livingston passed away May 19 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Graveside services were held May 21 at the Allen Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Roger Phillips officiated.

She was born in Overton County on Aug. 11, 1939. She loved her flowers and hummingbirds, crocheting and socializing. She loved listening to bluegrass music, especially Dailey and Vincent and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by parents, Wiley and Mary Pearl Massingille Phillips and daughter, Melissa Carr.

She is survived by, son, Eddie Medley and wife, Denise of Rickman; daughters, Teresa Kittrell and husband, Larry of Westmoreland and Rita Nevins of Livingston; sister, Norma Franklin of Hilham; grandchildren, Dana Henderson and husband, Jerry of Westmoreland, Walter Kittrell and wife, Tasha of LaFayette, Scotty Kittrell and wife, Jenny of Westmoreland, Savannah Connor of Rickman, Camdon Nevins of Livingston and Colton Nevins of Livingston; great grandchildren, Alexis Maxwell, Matthew Henderson, Abby Henderson, Archer Kittrell, Lane Kittrell, Lana Jo Kittrell, Kaylee Kittrell and Bellany Connor.

Pallbearers who served were  Camdon Nevins, Colton Nevins, Eddie Medley, Ken Walthall, Johnny Cyrus and Richard Robbins.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Sheldon Lewis


Sheldon Lewis Barlow, 77, of Livingston passed away on May 20.

Graveside services were held May 22 at Aarons Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Bud Hargis officiated.

He was born in Jackson County on Feb. 13, 1943. He loved fishing, woodworking and playing Bluegrass and old Country and Gospel songs.

He loved his children and grandchildren dearly.

He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Rose Carlisle Barlow; wife, Barbara Barlow; brothers, Cecil Barlow, Shirley Barlow, and Malcolm Barlow.

He is survived by son, Roger Barlow and wife, Mary Beth of Manchester; daughter, Crystal Conner and husband, Matthew of Monroe; grandchildren, Jacob and William Barlow and Ethan, Allison and Levi Conner; brother, Billy Barlow and wife, Cora of Greenbriar and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers who served were Steven Barlow, Troy Pennington, Matt Geesling, Roy Joe Geesling, Chris Ledbetter and Billy Ledbetter.

Honorary pallbearers who served were Cody Barlow, Brian Lindsey and Jeff Brown.

Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Colleen Mitchell


Colleen, a resident of Alpine for 18 years passed away on May 17 at the age of 64.

Colleen is survived by her sisters, Debbie, Karen and Julie; brothers, Bill and George; her two sons, Nick and Craig; grandchildren, Carter and Alayna.

She was predeceased by her mother Janice and father Robert (Bob) Bournes.

Colleen was born in Adrian, Mich. and graduated from Sand Creek HS. She worked for a short time for EDP Keypunch before moving on and held several receptionist positions. She moved to Tennessee in 1998 and worked until her retirement in home health care.

Colleen was an avid crafter and enjoyed spinning, painting and all variety of arts and crafts projects. She was a member of the spinners flock in Michigan where she made many friends through the years. More recently, she made many new friends when she joined The Craft Club in Livingston and was always talking about the fun she had making baskets with them.

There will be a celebration of life to be announced at a later date.

The family of Thelma Arney would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone for their kindness and prayers during this time.

A special thanks to her caregivers who helped make it all possible for her to be home.

Thank you,

The Arney Family


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