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Juanita Hall

MONTEREY -- Funeral services for Lassie Juanita Hall, 77, of Monterey, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., March 31, from the chapel of Horner Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Campground Cemetery in Fentress County.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today, Fri., March 30, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hall died on Thurs., March 29, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

She was born on April 9, 1923, in Fentress County to the late Wheeler and Lou Venia McDonald. Mrs. Hall was a homemaker and a member of Monterey Church of God.

Her family includes three sons, John T. Hall of Sparta, James Hall of Cookeville, and Mike Hall of Monterey; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Anita and Royce Slaven of Algood, Velma and Keith Chesser of Cookeville, Mary Lou Wells of Cookeville, and Lisa Kirby of Monterey; a sister, Lectie Templeton of Monterey; eight grandchildren, English (Abby) Chesser, John Slaven, Beverly Boleware, Sherrill Duffield, and Dewayne, Amy, Janice and Jason Hall; and four great-grandchildren, Brandon Swartz, Andrew Hall and Joshua and Jacob Boleware.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Hershel Hall; three sons, John Allen Hall, Waymon Hall and John Hall; two brothers, Willie and Amon McDonald; and three sisters, Gladys Watson, and Geneva and Ella Threet.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Boleware, Roscoe Hart, Frank Templeton, and Mark, Harold and Paul Miller.

Rev. R.C. Maples will officiate at the services.

Harold Lindsey Speir

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Harold Lindsey Speir, 90, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Sat., March 31, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cook Cemetery in Putnam County.

The family will receive friends from 3-9 p.m. today, Fri., March 30, at the funeral home.

Mr. Speir died on Thurs., March 29, 2001, at Masters Health Care Center.

He was born on June 13, 1910, in Oklahoma to the late Joseph L. and Ova Lindsey Speir. Mr. Speir was retired from NCR of Dayton, Ohio. He was a member of Union Grove Presbyterian Church.

His family includes a son and daughter-in-law, Harley and Charlotte Speir of Maryland; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Wanda and Tom Coyne and Ruth Speir, all of Cookeville, and Linda and Alan Gebhardt of Nashville; and nine grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Bob Mitchell.

Rev. Michael Smathers will officiate at the services.

Wilma Sue Rollinger

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Wilma Sue Rollinger, 64, of Sterling Heights, Mich., will be held at 2 p.m. on Mon., April 2, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lafever Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Mon., April 2, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Rollinger died on Wed., March 28, 2001, at St. John Oakland Hospital in Sterling Heights.

She was born on Jan. 28, 1937, in Putnam County to the late John and Zula Gordon. Mrs. Rollinger was a homemaker.

Her family includes her husband, Erich Rollinger of Sterling Heights; and a son, John Rollinger of Michigan.

Charles Williford

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Charles Williford, 72, of Silver Point, will be held at 10 a.m. on Mon., April 2, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. on Sat., March 31; and from 6-9 p.m. on Sun., April 1, at the funeral home.

Mr. Williford died on Thurs., March 29, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born on June 6, 1928, in Putnam County to the late James Macdonald and Rosa Phillips Williford. Mr. Williford was a 42-year employee of DAP Inc. and worked at Putnam County Recycling Center in Cookeville. He served in the Army.

His family includes a son, Richard Eugene Williford of Clinton, Maine; two daughters, Patricia Sue DeGagne of Cortez, Colo., and Belinda Gay Grody of Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Elvis Boyd Williford of Cookeville; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Mary Pharris of Cookeville, and Edna and Buddy Parks of Tipp City; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Williford; and a host of brothers.

Bro. Mickey Leftwich will officiate at the services.

James Lee Stafford

BAXTER -- Funeral services for James Lee Stafford, 69, of Baxter, will be held at 3 p.m. on Sat., March 31, from the chapel of Baxter Funeral Home. Burial will be in New Home Cemetery in the Boma Community.

The family will receive friends from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sat., March 31, at the funeral home.

Mr. Stafford died on Thurs., March 29, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born on Aug. 2, 1931, in Putnam County to the late Jimmy Lee and Ollie Bryant Stafford. Mr. Stafford was a retired carpenter and mail carrier. He was a member of the Baptist faith.

His family includes his wife, Lee Anna Ford Stafford of Baxter; a son, Timothy James Stafford Sr. of Baxter; two daughters, Debra Martin of Baxter, and Brenda Stafford and finance Jerry McCloud of Cookeville; two sisters, Sarah Lou Anderson of Baxter, and Nellie Cowan of Cookeville; a special nephew, Jessie Stafford Jr.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jessie Howard Stafford Sr.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Woodard, Lee Baer, Steve Cowan, Tabatha Jones, Jerry McCloud, Larry Smith, T.J. Stafford, Reggie Thompson and Jr. Stafford.

Memorial donations may be made to the family to assist with final expenses.

Bro. James Hanes will officiate at the services.

Floyd Hickey

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Floyd Hickey, 77, of Baxter, will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat., March 31, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in West Cemetery.

The family is currently receiving friends at the funeral home.

Mr. Hickey was dead on arrival at Cookeville Regional Medical Center on Tues., March 27, 2001.

He was born on Jan. 25, 1924, in Putnam County to the late Hayes and Sis Hickey. Mr. Hickey was a retired metal finisher with Chrysler Corp.

His family includes his wife, Linnie Stewart Hickey of Baxter; three sons, Alton Hickey of Marine City, Mich., Loyde Hickey of Clinton Township, Mich., and Ron Hickey of Algonac, Mich.; a daughter, Kathy Daleo of Roseville, Mich.; five brothers, Glendale and William Hickey, both of Baxter, Herbert Hickey of Indiana, Ray Hickey of Louisville, Ky., and Lenell Hickey of Detroit, Mich.; two sisters, Charlene Miller of Louisville, and Christine Hickey of Baxter; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Loyde Alvin Hickey Jr.; and two daughters-in-law, Cheryl and Sandra Hickey.

Bro. Alton Garrard will officiate at the services. 

Elsie Mae Boatman Crabtree

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Elsie Mae Boatman Crabtree, 82, of Cookeville, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tues., April 10, from the chapel of Whitson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Dodson Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. today, Mon., April 9, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Crabtree died on Sat., April 7, 2001, at University Medical Center.

She was born on Oct. 6, 1918, in Overton County to the late Charlie and Dora Thompson Boatman. Mrs. Crabtree was a homemaker and a member of Cookeville Freewill Baptist Church.

Her family includes a daughter and son-in-law, Frieda and Cecil Holder of Lebanon; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Crabtree of Cookeville, and Douglas and Susan Crabtree of Lebanon; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Garland and Eileen Crabtree of Panama City, Fla.; four grandsons, Jeffrey Holder and wife Linda, Bob, Russ and Matthew Crabtree; a granddaughter, Kristy Crabtree; and a great-grandson, Stephen Holder.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Crabtree.

Pallbearers will be Junior Palk, Bob, Matthew and Russ Crabtree, Jeff Holder and Billy Thompson.

Bro. Sterl Paramore will officiate at the services.

Pearl Spurlock Dudney

GAINESBORO -- Funeral services for Pearl Spurlock Dudney, 85, of Goodlettsville, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tues., April 10, at the Free State Church of Christ. Burial will be in the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free State Community of Jackson County.

The family will receive friends from 4-9 p.m. today, Mon., April 9; and after 9 a.m. on Tues., April 10, at Anderson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dudney died on Sat., April 7, 2001, at National Health Care in Hendersonville.

She was born on March 19, 1916, in Jackson County to the late James Marion and Retta Maude Reed Spurlock. Mrs. Dudney was a homemaker and a member of the Rivergate Church of Christ.

Her family includes four daughters and three sons-in-law, Betty and Alvin Sutton of Orlinda, Thelma and Don Moore and Ellen and Kenneth Sutton, all of Goodlettsville, and Kathy Jones of Hendersonville; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Clay Dudney, who died on Dec. 3, 1995.

Bros. Jim Blankenship and Ben S. Flatt will officiate at the services.

Sue King

JAMESTOWN -- Funeral services for Sue King, 58, of Cookeville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wed., April 11, from the chapel of Jennings Funeral Home in Jamestown. Burial will be in Wright Cemetery in Fentress County.

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. today, Mon., April 9, at Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville; and from noon until 9 p.m. on Tues., April 10, at Jennings Funeral Home in Jamestown.

Mrs. King died today, Mon., April 9, 2001, at her home in Cookeville.

Her family includes her husband, J.B. King of Cookeville; three sons, Ricky Dale and Randy Lynn King, both of Cookeville, and Ronnie Glenn King of Sparta; five brothers, Odell Wright of Wartburg, Kirby and Bennett Wright, both of Jamestown, and Billy and Bobby Wright, both of Sparta; five sisters, Velma McPherson of Algood, Jean Adkins of West Virginia, Alma Hoover and Gerlden Norris, both of Clarkrange, and Judy Judd of Cookeville; and a grandson, Joshua King of Cookeville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ogle and Elsie Conatser Wright; and four brothers, J.L., Everett, Dee and Jakie Wright.

Jennings Funeral Home in charge of services.

Henry Clay Price

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Henry Clay Price, 81, of the Wilhite Community of Cookeville, were held at 4 p.m. on Sun., April 8, from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home. Burial was in Davis Cemetery.

Mr. Price died on Fri., April 6, 2001, at Masters Health Care Center.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1919, in Putnam County to the late John Hillary Price and Ove Edna Messenger Price. Mr. Price retired in 1973 as a factory worker with Bowers Roller Bearing in Detroit, Mich. after 20 years of service. He then moved back to Tennessee. He served in World War II in Europe with the 398 Engineer General Service Regiment. Mr. Price was a member of Wilhite Missionary Baptist Church.

His family includes a brother and sister-in-law, Johnnie and Paunee Price of Cookeville; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Magdalene Price Ford Cantrell of Cookeville, Elise and David Marsh of Garden City, Mich., Era Mae Marsh of Cookeville, Mildreb and Elmus Lanr of Cookeville, and Roy Julian of Cookeville; four nieces; 10 nephews; a host of great-nieces and nephews, cousins and loving friends; and a special life-long friend, Elizabeth Whitehead of Cookeville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Hattie Mae Julian; an infant brother, Thomas Price; and three brothers-in-law, Herbert Ezra Ford, Otis Cantrell and Kenneth Marsh.

Pallbearers were family and friends of Mr. Price.

Rev. Larry Self and Bro. Joe Wilmoth officiated at the services.

Goldie Smith Murphy

COOKEVILLE -- Funeral services for Goldie Smith Murphy, 78, of Cookeville, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tues., April 10, from the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper & Huddleston Funeral Home. Burial will be in Algood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today, Mon., April 9, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Murphy died on Sun., April 8, 2001, at Masters Health Care Center in Algood.

She was born on July 6, 1922, in Sardinia, Ohio to the late Lacy and Mary Lovell Smith. Mrs. Murphy was a retired production worker with Sunshine Biscuit in Dayton, Ohio. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

Her family includes two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Bob Dishman of Cookeville, and Debbie and Tom Mendenhall of Jamestown, Ohio; a sister, Marie Smith of Jamestown, Ohio; two grandchildren, Angie Rockhold and Nikki Dishman; and a great-grandchild, Jasmine Rockhold.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Murphy; and a brother, Harry Smith.

Rev. Tracey Gross will officiate at the services. 

Ruby V. Moore

LIVINGSTON -- Funeral services for Ruby V. Moore, 75, of Crossville, were held today at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home.

Burial followed in Clay Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Moore died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was born on Jan. 18, 1926, in Pickett County to the late Emery Taylor and Ophie Cargile Mullins.

She was a housewife and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Crossville.

Her family includes her husband, John Henry Moore of Crossville; two sons, Jimmie Ray Peek of Rickman and Larry Nobel Peek of Livingston; a daughter, Judy Fay Robbins of Lebanon; three brothers, Odell and Alvin Mullins of Byrdstown and Daniel Mullins of New Castle; six grandchildren, Travis Peek and Thresa Ann Shoemake, both of Rickman, Brian and Jason Robbins of Lebanon and Chad and Brad Peek of Livingston; and three great-grandchildren, Cody and Hayden Robbins of Lebanon and Matthew Peek of Rickman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Nobel Peek; four brothers, Johnny Paul, Cecil, Hoy, and Donald Mullins; and a sister, Ivalene Mullins Koger.

Revs. Ovle Tinch and Johnny Goldstone officiated at the service.

Grover Barlow

GAINESBORO -- Funeral services for Grover Barllow, 61, of Gainesboro, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, from the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Stacey Cemetery in the Old Antioch Community of Jackson County.

The family will receive visitors today from 3-9 p.m. and tomorrow, Wednesday, June 13, from 9 a.m. until time of services.

Mr. Barlow died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He was born on July 4, 1939, in Jackson County to the late Alfred and Verdie Brown Barlow. A resident of the Old Antioch Community, Mr. Barlow was an employee of Crotty in Celina and a member of Freewill Holiness Church. On Dec. 17, 1966, he married the former Thelma Hammock, who survives.

In addition to his wife of Gainesboro, his family includes a son, Steve Barlow of Gainesboro; a daughter, Amanda Hall of Paintsville, Ky.; three brothers, Ray and Carl Barlow of Livingston and Roy Barlow of Coldspring, Texas; a sister, Sally Mae Barlow Bull of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Andy, Casey, Sydney and Shelly Hall.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Barlow.

Memorial donations may be made to the Grover Barlow family by contacting Anderson Funeral Hiome.

Rev. Shannon Hammock will officiate.

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