Obituaries 3/23/21

Gregory Lee Ledbetter

Gregory Lee Ledbetter, 53, of Livingston passed away March 7. Funeral services were held March 20 from the Chapel of Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Interment followed in the Ledbetter Family Cemetery. Bro. Nolan Cantrell and Bro. Jeff Kennedy officiated.

He was born in Livingston on Oct. 18, 1967. He worked in electric maintenance and was Baptist in faith. He loved his family very much and will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by: father, Charles Edward Ledbetter.

He is survived by: son, Matthew Ledbetter; daughter, Katherine Ledbetter; mother, Colene Ledbetter; sister, Kim Ledbetter Stonecipher and husband, Mitchell.

Pallbearers were Tommy Beaty, Scott McCormick, Barry Johnson, Jay Coleman, John Rosa and Jacob Shipley.


Linda Barrett

Linda Barrett of Columbia, S.C. passed away suddenly on March 4, much to the shock and devastation of her family and friends.

Linda was born June 16, 1947 in Livingston.

She has been a S.C. resident for over 40 years. She was a loyal, caring, much loved, and dedicated employee in the opthamology field for more than 30 years. She was a member of Lower Richland Church of Christ for over 35 years and also had regularly attended Church of Christ on Airport Rd. in recent years.

Her parents Roscoe and Nina Hammock; her brother, Bernard Hammock; sister, June Hammock Skiba as well as her granddaughter Megan Justice all precede her.

She leaves behind: three children Monica Barrett Justice, Lisa Diane Barrett and Michael Brian Barrett; four grandchildren River, Cody, Matthew and Kayelee; two great-grandchildren Kayden and Jayda as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service was held Sunday at StoneBridge Garden and Event Center at 3506 Busch River Rd. Columbia, S.C. from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. with an honor of life service to begin at 3 p.m.

As her favorite season was spring (which happened to begin this past weekend) and favorite color Blue her family asked that you dress in vibrant colors or blue in her honor.

Her family welcomed all who knew Linda as the wonderful woman she was, to come celebrate her life with them on Sunday, March 21.

Willie McCoy

Willie Bea Gibbons McCoy, 91, of Hermitage and formerly of Hilham passed away March 8. Private graveside services were held March 11 at the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

She was born in Hilham June 8, 1929. She loved her family, enjoyed gardening, reading and bird watching.

She is preceded in death by: parents, Herman and Sarah Barlow Gibbons; sons, Dickie Howard and Jerry Wayne Carmack; daughter, Sherry Elaine Carmack; brothers, Robert Lee, Jackie Neal, Burnis (Bud) and Billy Joe Gibbons.

She is survived by: daughter, Yvonne Carmack Barlow and husband, Earris of Mt. Juliet; daughter-in-law, Roxanne Carmack of Hilham; grandson, William Jesse Carmack of Lexington, Ky.; granddaughter, Allison Nicole Carmack of Cookeville.

Speck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

William Smith

William “Bill” M. Smith, 90, passed away March 9 at Bethany Pointe in Anderson, Ind. Funeral services were held recently at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory. Interment was held at East Maplewood Cemetery. Elders Vernon White and Dennis Faivor officiated.

He was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Livingston. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He retired from Delco-Remy after 33 years as a welder. He was a Pacers fan, loved bowling and gardening, and was known for his tomatoes. His love of dogs led him to be an avid member of the Hoosier Beagle Club, serving as the field trial secretary for a number of years.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Edd and Verdie (Spicer) Smith; siblings, Veachel Smith, Ruby Smith, Jewel Newberry, Lola Conner, Delcie Heiny, Alma Conner and James B. Smith and four-legged buddy, Angel.

He is survived by: wife, Elease (Paul) Smith; daughter, Linda Smith; brothers, Loyd and wife, Shirley and Dustin and wife, Becky Smith; several nieces and nephews and faithful four-legged companion, Baby.


Agnes Garrett

Agnes Garrett, 93 of Livingston, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, March 21, at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Agnes was born Wednesday, April 20, 1927, in Monroe and she was the daughter of the late Billie Morgan Garrett and the late Rosa Alta (Flowers) Garrett.

Agnes was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. She was an avid gardener that loved all flowers. Agnes was loved by all that knew her and she will be greatly missed.

Agnes is survived by: daughter, Charlene, and John Skidmore; grandson, Jason Turner; granddaughter, Jamie Turner; great-grandsons, Grant and Jason Turner, Jr.; sister, Daisy Stover; a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.

In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by: daughter, Treva Martin Turner; infant daughter, Jennetta Faye Martin; sisters, Velma Garrett, Mae Clark, Emma Lou Garrett, and Betty Garrett; brothers, Barney Garrett, Bill Garrett, Thurman Garrett, Landon Garrett and Levin Garrett.

Agnes chose cremation, the family followed her wishes, and no memorial service is planned.

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Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center.

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