Obituaries 8/18/20

Herman Paul

Beason

Herman Paul Beason, 94, of Livingston passed away Aug. 15 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Derek Copeland officiated.

He was born in Clay County on Aug. 31, 1925. He loved to work and was passionate about making money.

He was preceded in death by parents, Lester and Lilly Beason and wife, Betty Harvey Beason.

He is survived by daughter, Reba Dean Burgess of Livingston; grandchildren, Paul Kelshaw of Livingston, Emily Sherrill of Livingston and Alice Chapman of Baxter; great-grandchildren, Andrea Weaver, Lisa Weaver Akers and husband, Kevin, Emma Weaver, Katherine Weaver, Whitney Chapman Gonzales and husband, Dominic and Bethann Chapman Miller and husband, Joey; great-great-grandchildren, Jaden Flickengen, Olivia Flickengen, Aerial James, Landon Beech, Clayton Wisdom, Remington Gonzalez, Wyatt Barrett, Brett Beard, Russell Hudson, Ella Hudson, Preston Lawson, Carter Hudson, Beckett Akers, Laila Akers, Caleb Akers and Bradley Akers; brothers, George Ray Beason of Noblesville, Ind. and James Beason of Celina and sister, Lovie Beason of Celina.

Kay Francis

Smith

Kay Francis Smith, 77, of Cookeville passed away Aug. 15 from her residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 18 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment was held in the Hunter Cove Cemetery. Bro. Marlon Winningham officiated.

She was born in Overton County on April 8, 1943. She loved reading Stephen King novels and working crossword puzzles. Helping anyone in need was her first priority.

She was preceded in death by parents, Earl Ray and Oriene Norris Winningham; husband, Bobby Joe Smith; special friend, Kenneth Edwards; sons, Anthony Brian Smith and Steven Travis Smith brother, Ray Douglas Winningham.

She is survived by son, Mike Hoskins and wife, Lynn of Georgia; grandchildren, Joshua Lee Whitley, Wesley Thomas Shooltz and Melissa LeAnn Burns; great-grandchild, Jackson Daniels Adkins and several nephews.

 

Larry Misenhimer

Larry Misenhimer, 81, of Livingston passed away Aug. 13 from his residence. Graveside services were held Aug. 16 at the Ovetron County Memorial Gardens. Rev. James Shenko officiated.

He was born Aug, 6, 1939 in Lawrence County. He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, woodworking, hunting and spending time with his family. He loved to go to church at the First Christian Church, where he served as an elder for many years.

He was preceded in death by parents, William Fred and Martha Christine Blair Misenheimer; brothers, Paul Misenhimer and Ricky Misenhimer and sister, Mary Emily Lee.

He is survived by wife, Irene Misenhimer of Livingston; sons, Jeff Misenhimer and wife, Suzanne of Livingston and Mike Misenhimer and wife, Melissa of Mt. Juliet; grandsons, Jacob, Samuel, Lucas and Logan Misenhimer; brothers, Keith Misenhimer of Selmer, Steve Misenhimer and wife, Linda of West Point and Don Misenhimer and wife, Barbara of Lawrenceburg.

Pallbearers who served were Jacob Misenhimer, Samuel Misenhimer, Lucas Misenhimer and Logan Misenhimer.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Marilyn Andrews

Marilyn D. Andrews, 80, of Cookeville passed away Aug. 14 from her residence. Graveside services were conducted Aug. 17 at the Fellowship Cemetery. Bro. John Copeland officiated.

She was born in Overton County on April 3, 1940. She loved family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed going shopping, traveling and working with others at her job.

She was preceded in death by parents, Bailey B. and Thena Smith Bilbrey; sister, Thelma Bilbery Maynord and brothers, Irie Melvin “Buster” Bilbrey, Grady Kenneth “Peck” Bilbrey and Bailey Butler Bilbrey.

She is survived by daughter, Donna Ashburn and husband, David of Cookeville; son, Mark Andrews and wife, Donna Quinn of Knoxville; grandchildren, Connor and Ian Cameron, Courtney Thomas and husband, Jon, Jessica White and husband, Andrew and Jordan Ashburn and wife, Mary; great-grandchildren, Tucker Ashburn, Aiden White, Benjamin White and Ava Thomas and sister, Bernice Cantrell of Rickman.

Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Shannon Harvey

Shannon Harvey, 51, of Livingston passed away Aug. 14 at her residence. Funeral services will be held Aug. 20 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Flat Creek Cemetery. Bro. Shane Warren will be officiating.

She was born in Austin, Texas on May 12, 1969. She worked in the Criminal Justice system. She was a loving wife to her husband and a loving mother to her children and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by father, Michael Parrigin.

She is survived by husband, David E. Harvey; sons, Nathaniel D. Harvey and Jonathan M. Harvey; daughter, Miriah D. Harvey; mother, Judy Parrigin; brother, Michael L. Parrigin; aunt, Brenda Parrigin Saunders and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers who served were D.J. Sons, Tom Roecrants, Chris Dishman, Jonathan Stout, Nathan Blaylock and Wayne Rake.

Honorary Pallbearers were Robert Garrett, Jacob Parrigin and K.L. Winningham.

 

 

Helen Smith

Helen Smith, 69, of Monroe passed away Aug. 13 at St. Thomas West Hospital. Funeral services were held Aug. 16 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Hatcher Cemetery in Monroe. Bro. Chris Coil and Bro. Rick Cross officiated.

She was born in Monroe on Sept. 18, 1950. She was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ. She was a wonderful wife to her husband that went before her, a loving mother to her daughters who loved her and will miss her very much.

She was preceded in death by parents, Carl and Sallie (Vaughn) Sells; husband, James Smith and brother, Carlos Sells.

She is survived by daughters, Nancy Smith, Connie Smith; brothers, Bennie Sells and Doyle Sells; sisters, Vivian Sells, Sandy Hull and Kathy Sells and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers who served were James Street, Colton Sells, Cooper Sells, Steven Sells, Jamie Sells, Joseph Sells, Wesley Sells and David West.

Honorary pallbearers were James Sells, Danny Hull and Ed Vaughn.

Beatrice Harvey

Taylor

Beatrice Harvey Taylor, 80, of Monroe passed away Aug. 9 from her residence. A private graveside service was held.

Bro. James Brown officiated.

She was born in Livingston on May 24, 1940. She was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ and was a Cosmetologist.

She was preceded in death by parents, Roy and Ida Richardson Harvey and brothers, William Douglas Harvey, Johnny D. Harvey, Roy Donald Harvey and Kenneth Jay Harvey.

She is survived by husband, Samuel Ray Taylor; daughter, Julie Kay Brown; sons, Johnny Ray Taylor and Jason Wade Taylor; grandchildren, Lindsey Brown Worthington, Kelsey Brown, Rachel Taylor, Caton Taylor and Sydney Taylor; brother, Gerald Ray Harvey and a host of family and friends.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Celia Darlene Moles

Celia Darlene Moles, 65, of Livingston passed away Aug. 8 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. The family has chosen cremation with a memorial service to be held Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Chapel. Bro. Clinton Daniels will officiate.

She was born Sept. 12, 1954 in New Albany, Ind.

She was preceded in death by parents, Clinton and Lucille Moles; sisters, Dorothy Gibson and Dale Coleman and brother, Dewayne Moles.

She is survived by sister, Deborah Holsapple; brothers, Doyle Moles and wife, Linda Gay and David Moles; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Callie R.

Bowman

Callie R. Bowman, 93, of Livingston passed away Aug. 10 from Bethesda Health Care. Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home.

Interment followed in the Hoover Cemetery. Bro. John Keith officiated.

She was born in Overton County on Jan. 21, 1927.

She was preceded in death by parents, Robert Franklin and Prilla Copeland Ruble; husbands, Grover Mick, Sr. and Clay Bowman; son, Grover Lee Mick; brothers, Rex Ruble, Kenneth Ruble, Truman Ruble and Royce Ruble; sisters Kedna Jones, Jewell Denton and Emily Ferrell.

She is survived by sons, Robert Mick and wife, Rita of Cookeville and Roger Mick and wife, Sheila of Baxter; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers who served were Toney Mick, Lee Mick, Chris Mick, Eric Mick and Ryan Mick.

Card of Thanks

The family of Earl M. (Bud) Worley extends thanks for the many and various expressions of love and caring shown to us during the loss of our loved one.

We especially thank Bro. Danny Bullock for his comforting message and Ricky McDonald for his songs. We appreciate all the help given by Home Health and Hospice.

To each of you that called, sent cards, food, flowers and gifts and donations, we are deeply humbled by your show of love and concern.

Thank you,

The Worley Family

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