Area Obituaries

Obituaries 7/14/20

Paul Leon Hargis Paul Leon Hargis, 72, of Rickman passed away July 10 from his residence. Funeral services were held July 12 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Campground Cemetery. Bro. Denton Hummel, Bro. Tommy Harris and Bro. James Williams officiated. He was born in Overton County on Nov. 21,…

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Obituaries 7/7/20

Lorraine Valentine Lorraine Valentine, 88, of Allons passed away June 28 from her residence. Funeral services were held July 4 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Bro. Derrick Copeland officiated. She was born in Pennsylvania on June 15, 1932. She loved her family very much and…

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Obituaries 6/30/20

Nina Melton Nina L. Melton, 88, of Allons passed away June 18 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Private funeral services were held June 22 at Free Communion Church of Christ. Interment followed in the Chowing Cemetery. Bro. Marlon Winningham officiated. She was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on July 10, 1931. She loved quilting, sewing, and…

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Obituaries 6/23/20

Dillous Bowman Dillous Keith Bowman, age 69 of Cookeville, passed away Wednesday morning June 17 at Standing Stone Care and Rehabilitation Center in Monterey. He was born October 7, 1950 in Overton County to the late Ralph and Dorothy Howard Bowman. Dillous graduated from Livingston Academy in 1968. He was an ordained minister and served…

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Obituaries 6/16/20

William Myers Eldridge William “Bill” Myers Eldridge, 93, of Dayton, Ohio and formerly of Overton County passed away June 7 at the Brighton Assisted Living Facility. Funeral services were held June 12 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the Overton County…

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Obituaries 6/9/20

Judy Alice Langford Judy Alice Langford Hardison Davies was born in Livingston September 13, 1944, to William Harlan Langford and wife, Velma Ramsey Langford who owned and operated Gate City Mills in Livingston for many years. She was the youngest of four children. Her siblings were Jean Tayse, Betty Jo Page and Robert Langford. After…

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Obituaries 6/2/20

Fred C. White Funeral services for Mr. Fred C. White, age 72 of Algood, were held Tuesday, June 2 at 1 p.m. in the Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Bro. Mark Gaw officiated. Interment followed in the Good Hope Cemetery in Overton County. Fred died Friday May 29 at his home. He was born…

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Obituaries 5/26/20

Harold S. Gore Harold S. Gore, 77, of Livingston passed away May 17 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. Private funeral services were held May 19. Interment followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery. Masonic services were held at graveside. Bro. Bruce Mullinix officiated. He was born on July 4, 1942 in Overton County. He was a…

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Obituaries 5/19/20

Jackie Daniel Puckett Jackie Daniel Puckett, 69, of Monroe passed away May 9 from Livingston Regional Hospital. Graveside services were held at the Good Hope Cemetery with military honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. He was born in Detroit, Mich. on Feb. 8, 1951. He was a Christian and a…

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Obituaries 5/12/20

Charlie William Dailey Charlie William Dailey, 91, passed away May 2 at Celina Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services were held May 5 at the Hamilton Addition Fitzgerald Cemetery with Bro. Eric Copas officiating. He shared his life with so many. He was “Shanghai” to old friends, “Pa” to his grandsons and “Popi” to his great grandchildren.…

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