Area Obituaries

Obits 11/6/18

Myrtle J. Brown Myrtle J. Brown, 80 of Cookeville, passed away on Oct. 30 at the Overton Co. Health and Rehab. There were no funeral services planned. The family received friends at the Hall Funeral Home on Nov. 1 with cremation to follow. She was born in Cookeville on Jan. 18, 1938. She will be…

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Obits 10/30/18

Mary Linda Collins Mary Linda Collins, 69 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 21 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Funeral services were held on Oct. 25, 2018 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Craig Green officiated. Interment followed in the Eckel Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 29,…

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Obits 10/23/18

Fred Denton Gaw Berkline Fred Denton Gaw, 71 of Rickman, passed away on Oct. 13 at the Livingston Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Oct. 17 from the Rickman First Freewill Baptist Church. Bro. Bobby Roberts officiated. Interment followed in the Harris Chapel Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.…

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Obits 10/16/18

Herman Alex Clark, Jr. Funeral services for Mr. Herman Alex Clark, Jr. age 71, of Lafayette and formerly of Cookeville was conducted 10 a.m., Friday, October 12, 2018 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Jack Honeycutt and Bro. Hilliard Duke officiated. Burial followed in the Clark Cemetery. Mr. Clark was born…

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Obits 10/9/18

Voenado Taylor Voenado Stover Taylor, 90 of Livingston, passed away on Oct. 6 from the Dogwood Cottages in Livingston. Funeral services were held on Oct. 8 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Keith Emrich officiated. Interment followed in the Nelson Cemetery. She was born in Pickett County on July 17, 1928. She loved…

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Obits 10/2/18

Donald Leroy Keith Donald Leroy Keith, 85 of Allons, passed away on Sept. 22 from the Overton County Health and Rehab. Private graveside services were held on Sept. 24 from the McFerrin Cemetery in Allons. Pastor Daniel Graham and Pastor John Hanson officiated. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born…

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Obits 9/25/18

Donald Eithel Groce Donald E. Groce, 67 of Livingston, passed away on Sept. 20 at his home. Funeral services were held on Sept. 23 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. He was born in Overton County on Jan. 7, 1951. He loved being in the outdoors…

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Obits 9/18/18

Sandra E. Barbour Sandra “Sandy” E. Barbour, 63 of Byrdstown, passed away on Dec. 3, 2017, at her home. A Graveside Service was held on June 23, 2018 at Hillside Cemetery in Thomaston, Conn. Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born in Litchfield County, Conn. on June 23,…

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Obits 9/11/18

Johnie Ford And Lillie Ford Johnie James and Lillie Vietta Foster Ford of the Fellowship Community passed away on Sept. 6 in Monroe. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Rev. Randy Pickens officiated. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery. Johnie was born in Overton County on April…

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Obits 9/4/18

Elva Jean Ayers Elva Jean Ayers, 79 of Hilham, passed away on Aug. 22 at Signature Health Care in Putnam County. Funeral services were held on Aug. 25 at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro. Bro. Gordon Lee, Bro. Phillip Morgan and Bro. Howard Dailey officiated. Interment followed in the New Hope Cemetery…

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