Area Obituaries

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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Obits 7/17/18

Melinda Phillips Sipe Melinda Phillips Sipe, 46 of Grimsley, passed away on July 8 at her home. Funeral services were held on July 12 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home. Rev. Jerry Payne, Sr. and Rev. Scott Smith officiated. Interment followed in the Muddy Pond Cemetery. She was born in Cookeville on April 28,…

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Obits 7/10/18

Inez Thrasher Inez Thrasher, 85 of the Fellowship Community passed away on July 8 in the comfort of her home. Funeral services were held on July 13 at Livingston First Baptist Church. Bro. Scott Allred officiated. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was…

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Obits 7/3/18

Linda D. Smith Linda D. Hatcher Smith, 65 of Cookeville, passed away on June 16 from the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Celebration of Life Services were held on June 30 from the Fairview Church of Christ in Fairview. Livingston Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. She was born July 5, 1952 in Davidson…

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Obits 6/26/18

Faison Young Whitaker, Jr. Veteran Faison Young Whitaker, Jr., 88 of Cookeville, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in Sparta. A memorial service was held on Friday, June 29th, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Cookeville, TN. Visitation preceded the service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Following…

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