Obituaries 7/21/20

Betty Jo Marriott

Betty Jo Marriott, 83, of Anderson, Ind. passed away July 16 at St. Vincent Anderson. Funeral services were held on July 21 at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service. Interment followed in the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery. Pastor Jim Harrison officiated.

She was born on July 26, 1936 in Allons.

She worked as manager of S.P.D. at St. John’s Hospital from Oct. 24, 1968 until Oct. of 1992. She enjoyed traveling, going to rummage sales and the casino. She loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by parents, Howard and Vesta (Vann) Gunnels; infant son, Robert Allen Savage; daughter, Linda Faye Smith; stepson, Terry Lee Marriott and grandson, Brian Smith.

She is survived by husband, James Ronald “Ron” Marriott; children, Ronald (Reva) Savage of Mt. Juliet, Rick Savage of Philippines and Shelia Walker of Anderson, Ind.; step-daughter, Robin Boyd and companion, David Gross of Anderson, Ind.; brother, Billy Joe “BJ” Gunnels of Anderson, Ind.; brother-in-law, Stewart (Norma) Marriott of Pendleton, Ind.; sister-in-law, LaVona (Bud) Urwin of Savannah, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Marieda Jewell

Denney

Marieda Jewell Denney, 89, of Livingston passed away July 15 at her caregiver’s home. Funeral services were held July 18 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Double Springs Cemetery. Bro. Timmy Ray and Bro. Tommy Johnson officiated.

She was born in Byrdstown on Dec. 10, 1930. She was a member of the Oakdale Baptist Church. She loved her family, which includes her church family very much. She will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by parents, John Arson and Barbara Elizabeth (Padgett) Turner; husband, Junior Clarence Denney; brothers, Harold Turner, Argyle Turner, Hershel Turner, Owensby Turner, Osby Turner, Katto Turner, Comer Turner and infant twin sisters.

She is survived by a host of nieces, nephews, family, church family, friends and special caregiver, Tabitha Norrod.

Pallbearers who served were Terry Turner, Keven Turner, Travis Turner, Ethan Norrod, Richard Hull and Logan Hull.

Cledis Dewell Carr

Cledis Dewell Carr, 63, of Livingston passed away July 12. Funeral services were held on July 14 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Jerry Buck officiated.

He was born in Overton County on July 5, 1957.

He loved to ride his Harley Davidson and spent time working on motorcycles. He often went to the lake and loved wheeling and dealing. He loved driving his Corvette, and most of all he loved his daughter Emily.

He was preceded in death by parents, Dewey and Illa Cantrell Carr.

He is survived by daughter, Sarah Emily Carr of Livingston; sisters, Judy Dillon and husband, Aron of Livingston, Helen Garret of Livingston and Mable Copeland and husband, Steve of Livingston; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and relatives.

Pallbearers who served were Johnny Cyrus, Travis Dishman, Danny Davis and Gerald Windle.

Honorary pallbearer who served was Steve “Chili” Ledbetter.

Thelma West

Thelma West, 76, of Livingston passed away July 10 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held July 17 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Pastor David Brown officiated.

She was born in Perry County, Ky. on Nov. 24, 1944. She was a CNA for 17 years. She enjoyed Bluegrass music, and riding horses and large family get-togethers. She loved to laugh and visit her siblings and tell stories. She would listen to you play the guitar and banjo all day long.

She was preceded in death by parents, Johnnie and Laura (Ross) Shepard; son, Cordell West; daughter, Vicky West; brothers, Dennis Shepard, Freeman Shepard, Lee Shepard and Lindsay Shepard; sisters, Becky Collins, Bobby Jean Shepard, Fanny Matther and Wanda Shepard.

She is survived by husband, Bobby Lee West of Livingston; daughter, Lorrie Davis, of Hilham; sons, Frank Lindsay, Jr. and Roger West both from Livingston; sisters, Ethel McMullen and Dorthy Gray both from Indiana.

Lester “Les”

Winningham, Jr.

Lester “Les” Winningham, Jr., 78, of Livingston passed away July 6. There are no services scheduled at this time.

He was born in Overton County on March 7, 1942.

He was preceded in death by parents, Lester V. and Ruby Dean Maxwell Winningham; son, Christopher Winningham; sister, Phoenicia Winningham and brothers, Richard Winningham and Roger Winningham.

He is survived by twin brother, Clester Winningham and wife, Suzann of Winter Springs, Fla.; brother, Hosea Winningham of Livingston; nieces, Kristi Winningham-Brown of Livingston, Ginger Ricketts and husband, Steve of Almaville, Amy Winningham-Lowery of Cookeville, Angela Hawkins and husband, Robert of Cookeville, Melissa Bagg and husband, Jerry of Shedd, Ore. and Kimberly Roberts of Shelburn, Ind.; nephews, Andy Winningham and wife, Beth of Winter Springs, Fla., Stephen Winningham of Memphis, Matthew Winningham and wife, Amy of Royal Oaks, Mich. and Gregory Britt Winningham and wife, Jennifer of Marshall, Fla.; several great nieces and nephews.

Speck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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