Obituaries 2/2/21

Pamela J Muse

Pamela Jones Muse, 63, of Alpine, passed away Jan. 26 from the comfort of her home. Visitation was held Jan. 28 at Speck Funeral Home. Burial was held in Vickers Cemetery in Denham Springs, La.

She was born in Lake Charles, La. on March 2, 1957. She was Southern Baptist by faith and worked for many years as a registered nurse.

She was preceded in death by parents, Sammy Hugh and Eleanor Grace Dunlap Jones.

She is survived by husband, Carl Muse, of Alpine; son, Jeremy Muse and wife Stacie of Denham Springs, La.; granddaughters, Isabella and Madelyn Muse; and brother, Ronnie Jones, of Walker, La.

 

Randall Day

Randall Edwin Day, 61, of Livingston, passed away on Jan. 22 from the Alive Hospice in Nashville. Celebration of Life Services will be held at a later date.

He was born in Livingston on Oct. 16, 1959.

He was preceded in death by father, Raymond Day.

He is survived by daughter, Felicia Day Etezadi and husband, Amir, of Knoxville.; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Throckmorton of Knoxville; mother, Elva Dean Day of Livingston; brothers, Dale Day and wife, Linda, of Livingston, and Earl Day and wife, Debra, of Allons.

Speck Funeral Home provided the arrangements.

 

 

Otha Cole

Otha J. “Joe” Cole, 62, of Allons passed away on Jan. 21 from Livingston Regional Hospital. He was born in Indiana on Feb. 15, 1958.

He was preceded in death by parents, Richard and Judith Wright Cole; and brother Ed Cole.

He is survived by aunt, Jackie Ruble and husband, Ronnie, of Allons and several nieces and nephews.

Speck Funeral Home provided the arrangements.

Irene Hammock

Irene V. Hammock, 84, of Smith County and formerly of Overton County, passed away on Jan. 21 from her residence. Graveside services were held on Jan. 26 from Old Union Cemetery.

She was born in Overton County on July 4, 1936. She loved her family, listening to country music and going to square dances.

She was preceded in death by parents, Gilbert and Tina Buck Greenwood; brothers, Clovis Greenwood, Delois Greenwood, Charlie Greenwood and Randall Greenwood; and sister, Imogene Ledbetter.

She is survived by daughter, Charlotte Collins and husband, Ricky, of Brush Creek, Tenn.; grandchildren, Shane Collins, Shawn Collins and Leah Grandstaff; great-grandchildren, Jacob Collins and Gage Collins; and brother, Bill Greenwood and wife, Jackie, of Hilham.

Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Joyce Fay Bilbrey

Joyce Faye Bilbrey, 66, of Livingston passed away Jan. 27 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Jan. 30 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Danny Staggs officiated.

She was born Sept. 17, 1954. She was a 1972 graduate of Livingston Academy, and a member of the Church of Christ. She enjoyed reading, watching TV, and her little dog Carter. Her greatest joy was her family and being at home.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Jewel and Dorothy Ledbetter Gore and sister, Liz Sells.

She is survived by: husband, Jerry Bruce Bilbrey of Livingston; daughters, Crystal Romines and husband, Derek of Livingston and Cindy Mullins and husband, Jared of Livingston; grandchildren, Justin Rogers, Amy Rogers, Adriana Romines, Carter Romines and Allie Mullins and brother, Rocky Gore and wife, Brenda of Rickman.

Pallbearers who served were William Bilbrey, Wesley Bilbrey, Lucas Carter, Jared Mullins, Derek Romines and Justin Rogers.

Casey Carr

Casey Nicole Carr, 38, of Livingston, passed away Jan. 21. Graveside Services were held on Jan. 24 from the Zion Hill Cemetery. Bro. Timmy Ray and Bro. Tommy Johnson officiated.

She was born April 13, 1982. She was a graduate of Livingston Academy and a member of the Church of Christ. She loved her family and taking care of other people. She also enjoyed reading her Bible. She was a free spirit and loved life.

She is survived by husband, Jamin Carr, of Livingston; sons, Tyler Boswell of Monroe and Jaydin Cummins of Static, Ky.; daughter, Alyssa Carr of Livingston; step-son, Preston Carr of Cookeville; mother and step-father Teresa and David Johnson of Livingston; father and step-mother, Randy and Donna Gentry of Rickman; sisters Kelly Fuqua and husband, Gordon of Rickman, Amber Sidwell and husband, Andy, of Rickman; brother, Chris Johnson and wife, Jolene, of Livingston; step brothers, William Green and wife, Laurie, of Cookeville and Cody Green, of Cookeville; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Gordon Fuqua, Justin Gray, Eric Gray, Danny Matthews, Andy Sidwell and Tyler Boswell.

Speck Funeral Home provided the arrangements.

Betty Choate

Betty John Davis Choate, 84, of Livingston, passed away on Jan. 21 from her home. Funeral services were held on Jan. 24 in the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Concord Cemetery. Pastor Randy Hill officiated.

She was born in Livingston on Nov. 22, 1936. She enjoyed working and seeing people at the Hilham Convenience Center, and she was an avid seamstress. She loved gardening, raising flowers, listening to country and bluegrass music and making wonderful works of art with her needle and thread.

She was preceded in death by parents, John and Mamie Wise Davis; grandson, Trampus Lawson; brothers, Billy Don Davis, Melvin Edward Davis and Mitchell Dulworth; niece, Greta Davis; and nephew, Michael Rickert.

She is survived by daughter, Kelly Tripp and husband, Michael, of Hilham; grandchildren Riannan Tripp and Dylan Tripp; great-grandchildren, Dorian Lawson and Atticus Real; sister, Faye Thornton of Union, Ohio; nieces and nephews, Sherri Rex, Mark Rickert, Jennifer Walker, Julie Peacock, Lisa Reels and Leona Bell.

Pallbearers were Michael Tripp, Doug Neartherly, Danny Ford, Doug Noone, Vernon Dockins and Richie Emonds.

James Cantrell

James W. Cantrell, 87, of Livingston, passed away on Jan. 24. Funeral services were held Jan. 27 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston. Interment followed in the Green Hills Cemetery of Alpine. Bro. Bobby Roberts and Bro. Jeff Short officiated.

He was born in Rickman on March 13, 1933. He loved gardening, his family and his friends. He was a true Christian and he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by parents, Sid and Bronzie (Reynolds) Cantrell; and his siblings.

He is survived by daughter, Janie Stockton; son, Keith Wayne Cantrell, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Paul Martin Garrett

Paul Martin Garrett, 84, of Allons passed away Jan. 28 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held Jan. 30 at the Garrett Family Cemetery. Bro. Alan Judd and Bro. Buddy Johnson officiated.

He was born in Allons on June 29, 1936. He was a farmer. He was a member of the Allons Church of Christ. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Grady Paul and Isabel (Buford) Garrett and wife, Eula Garrett.

He is survived by: daughters, Cynthia Leddy and husband, Steve, Pauletta Brady and husband, Roger and Margie Cavender and husband, Tim; grandchildren, Paul Leddy and wife, Angela, Katelyn Leddy, Lora Clouse and husband, James, Robert Brady and wife, Sarah, David Brady and wife, Kara and Brad Cavender and wife, Kara; great-grandchildren, Emery Clouse, Harper Clouse, Cash Clouse, Turner Clouse, Gaines Clouse, Bennett Cavender, Arabelle Brady and Ellington Brady; a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Grandchildren acted as pallbearers.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Carl Edward Bull

Carl Edward Bull, 65, of Murfreesboro passed away Jan. 27 from Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. Celebration of Life services will be held at a later date.

He was born in Gainesboro on June 12, 1955. He enjoyed collecting glass and antiques and going to car shows. He loved his family dearly and was a member of the Church of God.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Noah and Lovie Jean Burks Bull.

He is survived by: daughter, Carla Lamb and husband, Joe of Sparta; son, Chantry Bull and wife, Christina of Clarksville; grandchildren, Kaden, Lilly and Emma Lamb, Austin, MacKenzie, Devlin, Nathan and Ethan Bull; great-grandchildren, Aurora and Oliver; brother, Billy Bull and wife, Sue of Cookeville and nephews, Jammy and Joey Bull.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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