Rolland Hobart Lewis
Rolland Hobart Lewis, 79, of Livingston passed away at Cookeville Regional Medical Center on March 12. Funeral services were held on March 24 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Joshua Beasley officiating.
Rolland Hobart Lewis was born on Feb. 10, 1933 in Oklahoma.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Bryan Lewis and Glenda Bilbrey; and first wife, Susie Lewis.
Surviving relatives include: wife, Glenda Lewis; son, Randy Lewis; daughter, Kathleen Smith; step-daughters, Mica Beasley and Misty Hunter; and nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Lester Hite, 72, of Crossville passed away on April 11 at the Good Samaritan Society in Fairfield Glade. Funeral services were held on April 14 at the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Bro. Chip Meadows and Sister Londa Richardson officiating. Interment followed in the George M. Phillips Cemetery in Hanging Limb.
Lester Hite was born on May 23, 1939 in Overton County. He was a carpenter and a member of the Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy in Crossville.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Ernest and Verlie Norris Hite; sisters, Louise Abston and Telia Cleghorn; and brother, Elzie Hite.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Bobbie Norrod Hite of Crossville; daughter, Paula Hite and fiancé Stan Overpeck of McMinnville; son, Steven and wife Janet Hite of Crossville; grandchildren, Julius Hite of Horn Lake, MS, Nicole Kinnard of Smyrna, Lindsey Lamblin of Knoxville and Jordan Mashburn of Crossville; great-grandsons, Hayden, Corbin and Zachary; sister, Lucille Johnson of Hartsville; mother-in-law, Oma Lee Norrod of Hanging Limb; sisters-in-law, Brenda Dyle of the Muddy Pond Community, Barbara Cooper of Maryville and Donna Overstreet of Maryville; and brothers-in-law, Billy Norrod and Paul Norrod, both of Hanging Limb.
Odus Fred Johnson
Furniture factory worker
Odus Fred Johnson, 77, of Livingston passed away on April 10 at Overton County Nursing Home. Funeral services were held April 12 at the Norrod Cemetery in the Hanging Limb Community with Rev. Jeff Cotterman officiating. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Family served as pallbearers.
Odus Fred Johnson was born Jan. 28, 1935 in Clay County. He was a furniture factory worker and a member of the McFerrin United Methodist Church.
He is proceeded in death by: his parents, Willett and Ruth Holman Johnson; wife, Maxine Phillips; sons, Freddie Allen Johnson and Donnie Phillips; great grandson, Dayton Kyle Delk; brothers, Odell, Joe Ed, James Terry and Jerry Wayne Johnson; and sister, Linda Darnell Johnson.
Surviving relatives include: sons, Ricky Steve Johnson and wife Norma of Byrdstown and Ronnie Phillips and wife Justine of Livingston; daughter-in-law, Donna Phillips of Livingston; grandchildren, Crystal Troxell, Jennifer and Jerry Delk, Latonya and Ralph Edward Delk, Daniel Phillips and Burt Douglas Phillips; great grandchildren, Darren, Donnie Warren, Becca, Nick, Gwen and Ava Phillips, Lakeisha, Brittany and Gavin Troxell, Colby, Trent, Payton, Keneisha and Jerry Austin Delk; step grandchildren, Rebecca Stephens, Sandra Smith, William Prichard, Ear Prichard and Chelsea Prichard; and step great grandchildren, Vanessa and Fate Bohart, Terry and Josh Smith and Audry Prichard.
Kenneth Ray Wagner
Kenneth Ray Wagner, 72, of Cookeville passed away April 8 at his residence. No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.
Kenneth Ray Wagner was born Jan. 19, 1940 in Goshen, IN. He was a sales representative for American General Life Insurance Company and was a veteran of US Army.
He was preceded in death by: his father, Robert Wagner.
Surviving relatives include: his mother, Katheryn Wagner of Algood; wife, Roxie A. Wagner of Cookeville; son, Steven Wagner of Winter Haven, FL; brother, Bob Wagner of Baxer; one grandson; and one granddaughter.
Gladys Poston, 79, of Livingston passed away April 10 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held April 12 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Internment followed in the Overton County Memorial Garden.
Pallbearers were: Ward Poston, David Poston, Tommy Poston, Michael White, Jack White and Ken Melton.
Gladys Poston was born Jan. 8, 1933 in Overton County. She was a LPN and a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.
She was proceeded in death by: her parents, Alet and Josie Ward Poston; brothers, O.H. Poston, Kenneth Poston and Carl Poston; and sister, Mildred Melton.
Surviving relatives include: her brother, Ward Poston Sr. of Livingston; sister, Reva White of Hermitage and several nieces and nephews.
David Smith, 50, of Livingston passed away March 31 at Cookeville Regional. Funeral services were held April 2 at Sells Cemetery with Bro. Jerry Buck officiating.
Pallbearers were: Austin Phillips, Timmy Smith, J.C. Sewell, Dale Trexler, Richard Hammock and David Kernell.
David Smith was born March 26, 1962 in Overton County. He was a factory worker.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, Noman H. and Katherine Louise Holman Smith.
Surviving relatives include; her brothers, Timmy, Mark and James Smith all of Livingston; and sisters, Sharon Reece of Hilham, Diann Kernell of Livingston, Patricia Foster and Linda Brightville, both of Pensacola, FL.
William Oscar Ogletree
William Oscar Ogletree, 84, of Livingston passed away April 8 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held April 11 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Roberts officiating. Internment followed in Holly Spring Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Johnny Shane Mansell, Jerry Mansell, Josh Mansell, Joey Ogletree, Jordan Ogletree, Barry Ferrell and Dalton Reece.
William Oscar Ogletree was born March 6, 1928 in Overton County. He was a carpenter/ farmer and was affiliated with the Church of God.
He was proceeded in death by: his parents, Ross and Florence Cunningham Ogletree; wives, Christene Dickerson Ogletree and Claudia Neely Ogletree; grandson, Cody Ogletree; brothers, Lester Ogletree, Estel Ogletree and Jack Ogletree; and sisters, Rosoe Wilson, Pearl Phillips, Daisy Belle Swann, Ilia Ledbetter and Margorie and Esther Ogletree.
Surviving relatives include: sons, Randy Ogletree and wife Rhonda, Ronnie Ogletree all of Hilham, Danny and Cheri Ogletree of Sparta and Mike and Darlene Ogletree of Rickman; daughters, Pat Mansell of Hilham; step-daughter, Carolyn and Bill Vinson of Sparta; step-sons, Gerald and Janette Ferrell and Jimmy and Barbara Ferrell all of Livingston and Danny and Wanda Ferrell of Alpine; brothers, R.C. Ogletree and wife JoAnn both of Lebanon and J.T. Ogletree of Hilham; sister, Ellie Greer of Lebanon; 17 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; five step grandchildren; and nine step great grandchildren.
Tony William (Bill) Koger
Saw mill employee
Tony William (Bill) Koger, 59, of Pall Mall passed away on April 12 at his home. Funeral services were held on April 14 at Maupin United Methodist Church with Bro. Rodney Koger officiating. Interment followed in Williams Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers included: Jimmy Feazell, Chris Feazell, Jacob Cummings, Sam Cummings, Brandon Koger, Michael Warriner and Bill Warriner. Honorary pallbearers included: Mike Worley and Kord Blackman.
Tony William (Bill) Koger was born on Jan. 14, 1953 in Overton County and lived most of his life in Pickett County. He was a saw mill employee and a member of the Maupin United Methodist Church and the Byrdstown Masonic Lodge #496.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, J.T. and Effie Koger; and son, Leigh Koger.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Melinda (Rich) Koger of Pall Mall; daughters, Toni Daniels and husband Michael and Billie Williams and husband Wade, all of Pall Mall; sisters, Trudy Feazell of Pall Mall and Janie Warriner of Albany, KY; brother, Tommy Koger of Albany, KY; mother-in-law, Sue Rich of Pall Mall; and grandchildren, Sadie Taylor, Caleb Williams, Harley Williams, Lexi Williams, Tucker Daniels and Penelope Daniels.
Norma Ruth Hogue
Norma Ruth Hogue, 69, of Livingston passed away on April 12 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 14 at Beaty-Wright Cemetery in Manson Community of Fentress County with Bro. Robert Wright officiating. Speck Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Pallbearers included: Grant Hogue, Donald Hogue, Boone Dishman, Mike Brown, David Dillon, Labron Meadows, Bill Ashby, Rick Stover and Mike McCormick.
Norma Ruth Hogue was born on Dec. 5, 1942 in Fentress County. She was co-owner of a bait shop and a Christian.
She is preceded in death by: her parents, Woodrow and Reba Wright Linder.
Surviving relatives include: her husband, David Hogue of Livingston; brothers, Jim Linder and wife Sandra of Manson Community in Fentress County; sisters, Joyce Linder Ashby and husband Bill of the Manson Community; Sue Linder Linder and husband Clinton of Clarkrange and Helen Linder Meadows and husband Labron of Chattanooga; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Rachel Norrod Miller
Rachel Norrod Miller, 91, of the Vine Ridge Community passed away on April 14 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 18 at the Hanging Limb Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Robbie Miller and Rev. Gerald Phillips officiating. Interment followed at the Hanging Limb Cemetery.
Rachel Norrod Miller was born on March 3, 1921 in Cliff Springs Community of Overton County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Vine Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. She attended the Hanging Limb Freewill Baptist Church.
Surviving relatives include: her parents, Christopher Columbus and Mary Haden Hoover Norrod; husband, Robert Clarence Miller; sons, Lonnie Wayne Miller, Eddie Arnold Miller, and infant son Clyde Eugene Miller; grandson, Darrell Ruben Hargis; sisters, Roxie Todd, Ruby Miller, Laura Mae Sisco, Lona Ramsey, Callie Alice Brown, Mary Ellen Miller; and brothers, Harrison, Arthur, Hershel and Denzel Norrod.
Surviving relatives include: her daughters, Claudine Hargis and husband Carl of Greenville, KY and Charlene Ramsey and husband Jesse of the Vine Ridge Community; sons, Larry Miller and wife Carol of the Vine Ridge Community, Charles Miller and Janice of the Vine Ridge Community and Roger Miller and Janet of the Hanging Limb Community; daughters-in-law, Cindy Miller of Calhoun, KY and Fredia Miller of the Mineral Springs Community; grandchildren, Tammie Farrell, Robbie Miller, Pat Miller, Susan Miller, Allison Harris, Shane Hargis, Collin Miller, Seth Miller, Jonathan Ramsey, Casey Mullinex, Cynthia Looper, Melissa Phillips, Brooke Lodgstone, Brittney Miller and Blake Miller; and 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
James Dan “Pappy” Garrett
James Dan “Pappy” Garrett, 79, of Mayland passed away on April 15 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 18 at the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. Doug Crisswell and Rev. Joey Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Mayland Cemetery.
James Dan “Pappy” Garrett was born on March 25, 1933 in Livingston. He was a carpenter and a member of the Baptist Church in New Carlisle, OH and was in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War Era.
He is preceded in death by: his parents, James Logan “Jim” and Flossie Dell Hatfield Garrett; and grandson, Jed Sheafer.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Linda Bradam Garrett of Mayland; daughters, Marie Rose and husband David of Crossville, Naomia Sheafer of Crossville and Bonnie Judy and husband Herb of Fairborn, OH; sons, Jim Garrett and wife Vicki of Columbus, OH, Danny Garrett and wife Lisa of Cape Coral, FL, Matthew Garrett and wife Teresa of Ashley, OH, Tom Garrett and wife Sandra of Crossville and Abraham Garrett and wife Heidi of Owasso, OK; and 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.