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Enterprise 3/27/12

Delsie Dallas (Richardson) Humphrey


Delsie Dallas (Richardson) Humphrey, 86, of Belleville, MI and formerly of Overton County passed away on March 18 at the Heartland Healthcare Center in Canton, MI. Funeral services were held on March 23 at Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon Officiating. Interment followed in Fellowship Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Rick Harvey, Dave Crabtree, Richie Shubert, Landon Staggs, Mike Holman and Howard Brooks.

Delsie Dallas (Richardson) Humphrey was born on March 24, 1925 in Overton County. She was a seamstress and inspector at General Motors. She enjoyed quilting, playing poker, going to the casino, dancing and spoiling her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Bille Richardson and Maude (Sells) Richardson; sisters, Delma Nation, Donna Mullins and Desma Harrell; and brothers, Dennis and Doil Richardson.

Surviving relatives include: son, James C. Henderson of Belleville, MI; sister, Doris Harvey; brothers, Denver, Dexter and Delton Richardson; grandchildren, Debbie Cross and husband Butch, Jason Henderson, Colette Zarate and husband Delfino; great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Daniel Cross and Cole and Lucas Zarate; and nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.

Shirlie Ray Conner

Factory worker

Shirlie Ray Conner, 87, of Monroe passed away on March 12 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on March 15 at Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Cecil Shaw officiating. Interment followed in Fellowship Cemetery.

Shirlie Ray Conner was born on Feb. 8 in Clay County. He was a factory worker at General Motors and a member of the Free Communion Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Elzie and Minnie Sherrell Conner; sisters, Lorene Reader and Joyce Nichols; and brothers, Herman Conner and Fred Conner.

Surviving relatives include: his wife, Alma E. Conner of Monroe; sons, Joe Conner and wife Pat of Monroe and Kenny Conner and wife Trevenue of Monroe; grandchildren, Christy Crabtree, Matthew Conner, Wendell Conner and Amanda Conner; and great-grandchildren, Allison Conner and Ethan Conner.

Gaile Conatser

License Practical Nurse

Gaile Conatser, 60, of Cookeville passed away on March 21 at her home. Funeral services were held on March 24 at Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Hembree officiating. Interment followed in Crest Lawn Cemetery.

The family served as pallbearers.

Gaile Conatser was born on Sept. 19, 1951 in Putnam County. She was a License Practical Nurse in nursing homes and a charter member of Colonial View Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Robert Carl and Ruby Ethelene Welch Hembree; brothers, Billy Carl Hembree and David Stephen Hembree.

Surviving relatives include: her husband, Don Conatser; daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Nathan Twitty of Cookeville; sons and daughter-in-law, Lannie and Cyndi Vickers of Sparta and Jason Vickers of Cookeville; brothers and sister-in-law, Danny and Kathy Hembree and Terry Hembree; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bobbie and Steve Bruton, Teresa and Ken Meadows and Susie and Roger McDonald all of Cookeville; grandchildren, Sara Twitty, Hannah Twitty, Loren Vickers, Maggie Vickers, Mason Vickers, Joshua Vickers, Cole Vickers and Silas Vickers.

Barbara Carr Davis

Barbara Carr Davis, 73, of Monterey passed away on March 19 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Cleston Ledbetter officiating. Interment followed at Falling Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Lenard Ledbetter, Glenn Ledbetter, Junior Ledbetter, Justin Ledbetter, Cody Ledbetter and Ralph Ramsey.

Barbara Carr Davis was born on May 13, 1938 in Overton County.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Potter and Lillie Ledbetter Carr and great-grandson, David James McClintock.

Surviving relatives include: son, Allen Jeffery Carr; grandchildren, Bobbie Bogardus, Jeremy Carr and wife Amy, Lori Richardson and husband Scott, Jamon Carr and Amanda Matthews; great-grandchildren, Charlie McClintock, Cara McClintock, Cierra McClintock, Jacob Carr, Alyssa Carr, Conyr Richardson, Duncan Richardson, Evan Richardson, Logan Richardson, Emma Richardson, Julia Richardson, Devonte Carr, Makayla Matthews and Audrey Matthews.

Howard Norman Hicks

Carlos Casket Factory

Howard Norman Hicks, 81, of New Castle passed away on March 22 at Henry County Hospital. Funeral services were held on March 27 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Pastor Steve Disbro officiating. Interment followed in South Mound Cemetery-West Lawn Addition.

Howard Norman Hicks was born on March 13, 1931 in Overton County. He worked at Carlos Casket Factory for over 30 years, was an avid sports fan and enjoyed walking.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Johnny and Dora Emma (Carwile) Hicks; son Michael Hicks; brothers, William, Willard, Willis, Cleveland, Herman, Fowler, Thurman and Roy; sisters, Ola, Velma, Allie, Alma and Norma.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Shannon Lynn Siegel and husband David of Indianapolis and Shawn Marie Hicks of New Castle; brothers, Homer Hicks and wife Lovealene of Mooreland and James Hicks and wife Judy of Hartsville; sister, Sylvia Hunt and husband Robert of Nashville; granddaughter, Clare Hicks; grandson, Patrick Dickerson; and several nieces and nephews.

Scott David Winningham


Scott David Winningham, 39, of Livingston passed away on March 20 at his home. Funeral services were held on March 24 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Craig Green officiating. Interment followed at Good Hope Cemetery. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers included: Rex Dale, Steve Martin, Roger Williams, Lindon Carwile, Jim Evans and Kevin Hawkins.

Scott David Winningham was born on May 1, 1972 in Overton County. He was a pharmacist, a member of First United Methodist Church and the Upper Cumberland Pharmacists Association.

He is preceded in death by: his grandparents, G.F. and Sydney Margaret Winningham and Howard L. and Evelyn W. Bugg.

Surviving relatives include: his parents, Bill and Barbara Winningham of Livingston; brother, William Winningham of Knoxville; uncle and aunt, David and Kathy Winningham of Livingston; and cousins, Katie Williams, Benjamin Williams and Jeremy Williams.

Judy Copeland Evans


Judy Copeland Evans, 76, of Livingston passed away on March 21 at her home. Funeral services were held on March 25 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland officiating. Interment followed at Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers included: Richard Winton, Mark, Jeff, Matt, Josh, Chad, Tyler, Kaleb and Lucas Copeland, Luke Brown, Thomas Evans, Will Taylor and Jay Courtney. Honorary pallbearers were M.J. Hammock, James Carr, Roy Parrott along with Bill Boswell who is deceased.

Judy Copeland Evans was born on April 10, 1935 in Overton County. She was a retired business woman, farmer and member of the Christ Church Presbyterian, in Alpine.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, J.B. and Annie Smith Copeland; husband, Roy B. Evans; sister, Jane Ann Ezell; and brother, James Lavon Copeland.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Mike Copeland and wife Lucy of Atlanta; daughter Janie Brown and husband David of Nashville; grandchildren, Annie Brown, Luke Brown and Thomas Evans; niece, Kay Taylor and husband Bill and their children Will Taylor and Sarah Jane Taylor Courtney and husband Jay; nephews, Mark Copeland, Jeff Copeland and John Copeland and their families; and caregiver, Barbara Thomas.

Ronnie Joe Womack

Ronnie Joe Womack, 65, of Hilham passed away on March 12 at his home. Funeral services were held on March 24 at the Church of God of the Union Assembly with Rev. Lamar Bond officiating. Interment followed in the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery.

Ronnie Joe Womack was born on Jan. 25, 1947 to Lonnis Womack in Shelby County. He was a member of the Church of God of the Union Assembly in Hilham.

Surviving relatives include: many good friends, Oleta Norris, Billy Carter, Leroy and Peggy Phillips, Dave Steward, Herman Dailey, Eddie and Lynn Lopez and boys, Susie and Leroy at Master’s Grocery, all of Hilham, Janice Carter of Algood and Dr. Kenneth Colburn and staff.

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