Obituaries 10/20/20

Bro. Glen H. Ledbetter

Bro. Glen H. Ledbetter, 91, of Monroe passed away Oct. 12 from the Overton County Health and Rehab Center. Graveside services were held Oct. 15 at the Richardson Cemetery with military honors provided graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. Social Distancing and Mask Wearing will be required.  Masks will be available upon request.

He was born in Overton County on Jan. 30, 1929. He was a Church of Christ minister for over 50 years at several area churches, and he was a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ in Monroe.

He was preceded in death by: parents, William Chester and Verna Allred Ledbetter; wife, Claudine Ledbetter; brothers, Ray Ledbetter, Earl Ledbetter, Oren Ledbetter and Ralph Ledbetter and sister, Ella V. Ledbetter.

He is survived by: sons, Paul Ledbetter and Billy Ledbetter and wife, Ginny of Monroe; grandchildren, Dana Ledbetter of Cookeville, Andy Ledbetter of Livingston, Brooke Young and husband, Phillip of Livingston and Jennifer Deimel and husband, Steve of Lebanon; great-grandchildren, Brayden Ledbetter of Monroe, Noah Charles Ledbetter of Crossville, Cason Ray Young, Barrett Axel Young and Knox Bradley Deimel; brother, Gentry Ledbetter and wife, Elise of Grand Rapids, Mich.; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers to serve are David Story, Steve Martin, Mark Garrett, Kevin Reeder, Teddy Dailey, and Donald Wilson.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.

 

Dollie Bob Burnette

Dollie Bob “Bobbie” Burnette, 90, of Livingston passed away Oct. 10. Per her request a memorial service was not held.

She was born in Dallas, Texas, on Jan. 15, 1930. She was an accomplished athlete as a young woman, competing nationally in gymnastics where she medaled in tumbling.  She had many occupations over the years including school bus driver, gymnastics instructor, bartender, tutor, waitress, cashier, factory worker, teacher’s assistant, doing whatever she could to earn wages as a single mother.  She was preceded in death by: mother, Margaret H. Burnett; father, Walter Horace Burnett, Sr.; brother, Walter Horace “Buddy” Burnett, Jr.; sisters, Margaret “Peggy” Connolly and Patricia Burnett and daughter, Bunnie Burnette.

She is survived by: children, Patricia “Patty” Seidel Knight, Dorothy “Dotty” Jean Seidel Sadler, Bambi Balla and Fawn Bonning; niece, Deeanne Fulton; grandchildren, Jody Batten, Randi Hermening, Bo Bonning, Dakota Bonning, Colt Bonning, Blue Bonning, Falene “Fay” Osgood and Peter “Petie” Balla; great-grandchildren, Coral Batten and Cameron ‘Aura” Batten; several nieces and nephews.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Owen C. Hall

Owen C. Hall, 84, of Allons passed away Oct. 15 from his residence. Graveside services were held Oct. 19 at Fellowship Cemetery.

He was born in Overton County on Dec. 1, 1935. He enjoyed going fishing, raising goats and his work with the Shriners.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Cecil and Pearl Hall; wife, Anna Faye Zachary Hall and sister, Judy Copeland.

He is survived by: brother, Clifford Hall of Indiana; sisters, Rachael Ledbetter and Linda Hall of Livingston; niece, Renee Thomas and husband, Doug of Livingston; nephew, Mark Cross and wife, Charlotte of Cookeville; great-niece, Maggie Bullock and husband, Matt of Livingston; great-great-nephew, Miles Bullock; great-nephew, Trey Thomas and wife, Amanda of Livingston; special friends, Glen Carr and Ed Hammock; several other nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers who served were Doug Thomas, Trey Thomas, Mark Cross, Matt Bullock, Scotty Ford, Ed Hammock and Glen Carr.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arangements.

Michael Wayne Hall

Michael Wayne Hall, 61, of Cookeville passed away Oct.14 at the Sumner Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 17 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery. Bro. Buddy Johnson officiated.

He was born in Detroit, Mich. on Feb. 8, 1959. He was a member of Allons Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Marshal Wayne and Donna (Davison) Hall.

He is survived by: brother, Brian Hall and wife, Tina of Livingston; sisters, Karen Reeder and husband, Rick of Livingston and Teresa Woodard and husband, James of Carthage; nephews, Ricky Reeder, Michael Reeder, Dusty Woodard, Derek Woodard, Chris Woodard and Jordan Hall; nieces, Kim Reeder, Lisa Nelson, Rebecca Dishman, Harley Reeder, Shelley Reeder, Lily Reeder, Kelly Reeder and Aleicia Reeder; several nephews, nieces, great-nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, family and friends.

Pallbearers who served were Rick Reeder, Michael Reeder, Ricky Reeder, Dustin Woodard, Derek Woodard and Jordan Hall.

Mark Evans

Mark Evans, 49 passed away Oct. 6 at Mabry’s Nursing Home in Gainesboro.

He was born Jan. 25, 1971 in the Livingston. He worked as a logger and a recreational farmer. He truly lived his life through simple pleasures; working outdoors, hunting, fishing, playing guitar, and spending times with friends and family. He was a member of the Baptist Church in Hilham.

He was preceded in death by: adoptive parents, Aileen and Grady Ogletree.

He is survived by: mother, Brenda Moon; former wife, Marguerite Stallings; children, Ashley Evans, Dakota Evans, Emily Evans, Anna Evans and Misty Thacker; cousin and best friend, Roy Ogletree and many more family members.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Richard Norrod

Richard Norrod, 86, of Livingston passed away Oct. 12 at River Park Hospital. Graveside services were held Oct. 16 at the F.A. Norrod Cemetery. Bro. Billy Joe Gore and Bro. Darrek Copeland officiated.

He was born Oct. 15, 1933 in Hanging Limb. He retired in October 1995 after 30 years with TDOT as a state road inspector. He taught adult Bible class for several years at the Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Hanging Limb. He was a member of the Livingston Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Elbert “Preach” and Effie Bowman Norrod; son, Nickey Van Norrod; sisters, Naomi Norrod and Anna Norrod Barker; brothers, Ralph Norrod and Roger Norrod.

He is survived by: wife, Edith Stout Norrod of Livingston; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Jane and Bro. Billy Joe Gore of Livingston; granddaughter, Molly Elisabeth Gore of Livingston; sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Doug Reed of Hanging Limb; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Willene Norrod of Hanging Limb; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

D.M. Goff Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Elmina Weber

Elmina Weber, 82, of Livingston passed away Oct. 14. Funeral services were held Oct. 16 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment was held in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Social Distancing and Mask Wearing will be required.  Masks will be available upon request.

She was born in San Jose, Calif. on Nov. 19, 1937. She loved her family, watching soap operas, and sewing. She collected rocks and made her own jewelry.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Elmer and Louisa Schneider Morehouse.

She is survived by: husband, Billy G Weber of Livingston; sons, Ronald G Weber and wife, Carla and Robert L Weber and wife, Janet of Livingston; daughter, Dianna Sue Dingemant and husband, Eric of New York; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

 

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