Obituaries 3/2/21

Cecilia Wright

Cecilia Wright, 64, of Livingston, passed from this life on Feb. 15 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Feb. 20 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home. Bro. Roger Lehman officiated.

She was born in Livingston on Sept. 23, 1956. She loved her family very much and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by father, Bill White, and brothers, Hank White and Clifton White.

She is survived by husband, Douglas Wright; daughters, Cynthia Wright and Marie Bowman; son, Curtis Baer; mother, Beaulah White; sisters Claria Powers, Connie Hickey, Sybil Honeycutt, Debbie Boswell and Linda Bilbrey; brothers Mark White, Ronnie White and Timothy White; and four grandchildren, along with a host of family and friends.


Dickie Neal

Dickie Neal, 61, of Allons passed away Feb. 25 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. The family has chosen cremation.

He was born in Livingston on Aug. 12, 1959. He made his living as a truck driver. He loved his family and friends very much and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Jess and Myrtle Human and Clyde and Marie Neal; sister, Colleen Culver; brothers, Robert Neal, Lois Neal, John Neal, Billy Neal and Douglas Neal.

He is survived by: wife, Tammy Neal of Allons; step-daughter, Rebecca Arney of Livingston; step-sons, Johnny Dewayne Arney II of Livingston and Chris Jones of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Trey Arney and Callie Arney; sisters, Judy Boles of Allons, Mary Ann Lawson of Livingston and Betty Ledbetter of Rickman; brothers, Terry Neal of Rickman and Willie Neal of Lebanon; a host of family and friends.

Hall Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Freddie Bledsoe

Freddie Dean Bledsoe, 49, of Livingston passed away Feb. 25. A private burial will take place on March 3 at 10 a.m. at Martha Washington Cemetery in Clarkrange. The family will welcome friends on Tuesday, March 2 at 5 p.m. Brother Bud Hargis will conduct a memorial service following visitation at 7 p.m.

He was born Aug. 23, 1972 in Indiana. He was an employee of Cumberland Foam in Livingston. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He had a contagious smile and a tender heart. He loved to share about how Jesus had changed his life and how much he adored his family. Freddie was enthusiastic about any kind of ice cream from Dairy Queen. He loved to watch soccer, go camping, and listen to Nickelback with Mallie. He also loved to travel and have new adventures.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Fred and Dorthia (Miller) Bledsoe; brothers, Roger Whited, Kirby Whited and Frankie Bledsoe.

He is survived by: wife, Terri Sadler Bledsoe; daughters, Ashley (Wade) Paul, Malyne Copeland, and Adaline Copeland; son, Drew Bledsoe; grandchildren, Alliyah Paul, Bray Mosley, Bryor Bilbrey, and Mashayla Bowman; brother, Herbert Whited; sisters, Wanda Gilley, Jenny Greenwood, and Thelma Taylor; two sisters-in-law Terri Wilson Bledsoe and Ronetta Whited; a host of nieces and nephews and a special friend, Johnny Reels.

Pallbearers are Johnny Reels, Drew Bledsoe, Andrew Wilson, Bill Linder, Wade Paul, Justin Bledsoe and Austin Bledsoe.

Honorary Pallbearers are David Sadler, Sr. and David Sadler II.

Hall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Dorthea Louise Ogletree Flowers

Dorthea Louise Ogletree Flowers, 78, of Livingston, passed from this life on Feb. 22 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside Services were held on Feb. 24 from the Holly Springs Cemetery. Bro. Jonathan Ledbetter officiated.

She was born in Akron, Ohio, on April 25, 1942. She was a 1960 high school graduate and a member of the Livingston Church of Christ. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed going to church, studying her Bible, and playing pitch and pinochle.

She was preceded in death by parents, A.B. and Lela Carr Ogletree; and brother, Douglas Ogletree.

She is survived by husband, Charles E. Flowers, of Livingston; daughters, Aimee Flowers, of Livingston, and Nicole Flowers, of Cookeville; grandchildren, Ian Chandler Flowers, Wid Robbins, and Ty Robbins; and brother, Dewey Ogletree of Monterey.

Pallbearers who served were Ian Chandler Flowers, Wid Robbins, Ty Robbins, Hugh L. Ogletree, Roy Ogletree and Billy Lawrence.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Tammy Collins

Tammy Collins, 44, of Cumberland Gap passed away Feb. 23 at Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville. Graveside services were held March 2 at the LoveJoy Cemetery. Rev. Glen Murphy officiated.

She was born on Aug. 26, 1976 in Livingston. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by: father, Robert James Murphy and brother, Jamie “Bubba” Murphy.

She is survived by: mother, Marilyn Hassler Murphy; husband, Charles Collins; sons, Dakota Collins of Cumberland Gap and Devon (Savannah) Collins of Middlesboro, Ky.; grandchild, Devon Collins; brother, Matthew Murphy of LoveJoy; sister-in-law, Sheila Murphy of LoveJoy; nieces, Cassidy Murphy and Caitlyn Murphy; nephew, Robert J. Murphy; mother- and father-in-law, Johnny and Aliene Collins of Cumberland Gap and a host of nieces, nephews, of the Collins family.

Arrangements and care provided by G.M. Goff Funeral Home.

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