Area Obituaries

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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Obits 8/28/18

Edras “Lucy” Nevins Edras Lucille “Lucy” Harvey Nevins, 74 of Monroe, passed away on Aug. 19 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 22 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Bro. Kenny Gilliam officiated. Interment followed in the Willow Grove Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Feb. 14,…

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Obits 8/21/18

  Dawn Yvonne Hudson Gallaher Teacher Dawn Yvonne Hudson Gallaher, age 81, of White County and former resident of Livingston, went to her heavenly home on August 13, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Dawn was born December 3, 1936 in Hartsville, Tennessee. A loving wife to Robert “Bob” W. Gallaher for 63 years, she…

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Obits 8/14/18

Michael Looper Bus Driver Michael Looper, 57 of the Dry Hollow Community, passed away on Aug. 10 at his home. Funeral services were held on Aug. 14 from the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiated. Interment followed in the Davis Cemetery. He was born in Anderson, Ind. on Dec. 6, 1960. He…

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Obits 8/7/18

Bernice Lee Turner Bernice Lee Turner, 80 of Hilham, passed away on July 31 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 3 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Nick Turner officiated. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. She was born in Overton County on Sept. 3, 1937.…

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Obits 7/31/18

Addie Ova Barlow Addie Ova Barlow, 92 of Cookeville and formerly of Hilham, passed away on July 27 from the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 31 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Myran Greer officiated. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in Jackson County. She was born in…

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Obits 7/24/18

Bessie Wright Factory Worker Bessie Emogene Wright, 87 of Cookeville, passed away from this life on June 24 at the Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held on June 27 from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Bro. Kerry Higgins and Bro. Jerry Buckner officated. Interment followed in the…

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