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Obituaries 10-19-21

Lisa L. Smith

Lisa L. Smith, 57, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 10 at the Cookeville Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Oct. 13 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Larry Wilmoth officiating. Interment followed in the Sells Cemetery in Monroe.

She was born Aug. 5, 1964 in Franklin, Ind. She loved her family and friends very much.

She was preceded in death by: mother, Margie Sue Adams Taylor.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Timmy Smith; sons, John Clark Sewell, Jr. and Robert Sewell and Katie Hoffmeyer; daughters, Angel Smith and Candace Wolfe; father, Oscar Van Taylor; brothers, John Taylor and Vincent Taylor; son in law, James McCormick; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers were Timmy Smith, John Clark Sewell, Jr., James McCormick, Robert Sewell and Kennith Reece.

Robert Samuel “Sam” Limauro

Robert Samuel “Sam” Limauro, 31, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 14 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 18 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Steve Chatman officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

He was born Dec. 25, 1989 in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was a member of the River Community Church. He worked for the Putnam Co. Sheriffs Department, MedicOne and Solaren Risk Management.

Surviving relatives include: fiancé, Connie Gavagan; daughters, Phoebe Sims and Harley Sims; son, David Sims; mother and step father, Teresa and Butch Barndt; father and step mother, Robert and Victoria Limauro; sister, Jenifer M. Limauro; brother, Anthony Limauro; step brothers, Collin Barndt and Travis Barndt; grandparents, James and Joyce Driskell and Barbara Derryberry; and a host of family and friends.

Calvin “Bud” Eldridge

Calvin “Bud” Eldridge, 85, of Rickman, passed away Oct. 9 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Oct. 12 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Interment followed in the Overton Co. Memorial Gardens.

He was born Oct. 31, 1935 in Rickman. He was a truck driver for almost 50 years for the Overton Co. Farmers Co-op and a member of the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Milton and Mattie (Webb) Eldridge.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Kay Eldridge; daughter, Debbie Gunnels and husband, David; grandsons, Andy Gunnels and wife, Alicia, Alex Gunnels and wife, Paige and Aeric Gunnels and wife, Beth; great grandchildren, Jack, Olivia, Airo Gunnels; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers were Andy Gunnels, Alex Gunnels, Aeric Gunnels, Larry Phipps, Scott Phipps and Terry Speck.

Terry Lee Young

Terry Lee Young, 85, of the Independence community, passed away Oct. 14 from St. Thomas West in Nashville. Graveside services were held Oct. 17 from Martin Cemetery with Bro. Shane Nelson and Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating.

He was born July 14, 1936 in Overton County. He enjoyed riding his 4-wheeler and farming cattle and hogs. He always loved going to church and visiting friends and relatives.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Madison and Gladys Phillips Young; and wife, Betty Zachary Young.

Surviving relatives include: son, Tim Young of the Independence community; grandson Zachary Thomas Young of Livingston; and special friend, Lillian Sherrill.

Pallbearers were James Robbins, Ralph Robbins, Jerry Borden, Kendrick Melton, Gary Ramsey and Jeff Reagan. Honorary pallbearers were Levi Miller, Joseph Yoder, Mike Patel and George Seber.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Peggy Joyce Franklin

Peggy Joyce Franklin, 93, of the Beaty Swamp community, passed away Oct. 8. Graveside services were held Oct. 12 from the Overton County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Gary Taylor officiating.

She was born Oct. 29, 1927 in Carthage. She was a member of the Midway Christian Church. She enjoyed flowers of all colors, shapes and sizes, especially roses. She enjoyed cooking for friends and family. She loved animals and enjoyed just being at home taking care of her house, yard and decorating for each season. She was knowledgeable about birds, a trait she got from her father.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Waymon Detro and Daisy May Jenkins Lollar; husband, Luther Glenn Franklin; son, William Lee Franklin; granddaughter, Elizabeth Vaden Drury; Patricia Copeland and Betty Jean Hagan; and brother, Charles David Lollar.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Judith Ann Franklin Vaden and husband, Charles of Lebanon; son, Douglas Glen Franklin and wife, Dian of Livingston; daughter in law, Harriett Franklin, wife of the late William Lee Franklin of Cookeville; grandchildren, Christy Leigh Hamilton and husband, John, Rebecca Joyce Owensby and husband, Josh, Alicia Nicole Dauw and husband, Kyle, Brian Matthew Franklin and wife, Stacie, Jennifer Masters and husband, Shawn, William Glenn Franklin and wife, Julie and Brittany Key and husband, Chris; great grandchildren, Trey Hamilton, Jacob Hamilton, Vaden Drury, Cate Drury, Brooklyn Dauw, Chloe Dauw, Lana Englehardt, Addilyn Key, Aubrey Key, Harper Grace Masters, Callie Swallows, Jacob Swallows, Cody Batson and Jared Batson.

Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Card of Thanks

The Family of James Larry King wishes to express our heartfelt thanks to everyone for the flowers, cards, memorial and food. Your prayers, calls, visits and your presence at his celebration of Life was greatly appreciated. A special thank you to Life Church for the meal provided to our family and friends following the celebration. We wish to express our sincere appreciation to Bro. Nolan Cantrell and Bro. John Copeland for giving a beautiful celebration and caring words that truly honored a wonderful man, husband, dad and “Best Pa” ever, Larry King. Larry loved and proudly served Overton County as Assessor Property for 36 years and loved helping each and every individual.

He was a veteran and loved serving our wonderful country we call the USA.

He leaves behind two sisters, one brother in law, Louise Brown, Joann and Mark Underwood and a host of nieces and nephews. His wife of 46 years, Joyce Conatser King, son, Corey and wife, Amanda and his special grandson, Weston King.

Special thank you to Speck Funeral Home and Cumberland Hospice for all your care during our time of need.

Thank you all for your prayers and encouragement.

Sincerely,

The Family of James Larry King

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