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Enterprise 4/24/12

Bertha Claudine Arney

Bertha Claudine Arney, 97, of Livingston passed away on April 14 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on April 17 at the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Kelly Rich officiating. Interment followed in Nelson Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Greg Etheredge, Craig Story, Billy Joe Holt, Brad Simmons, Curtis Hayes, Royce Harris, Tony Bilbrey and James Bass.

Bertha Claudine Arney was born on July 12, 1914 in Nelson. She worked with the grandparenting program and was a member of Hatcher Hall Christian Church.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, John Edgar and Bonza Garrett Melton; husband, Stanley Arney; infant son; daughter, Lucille Arney; sons, Ray, Edgar, Bill and Kenneth Arney; and brothers, Robert and Benton Melton.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Bobby J. Arney and wife Linda of Livingston; daughters, Janice Hawkins and husband Richard of Livingston; daughters-in-law, Betty Ruth Arney and Rose Arney; brothers, Malcolm Melton and wife Elsie of Cookeville and Walter Quin Melton and wife Leigh Ann of Odessa, TX; nephew, Joey Melton of Allons; niece, Nancy McDonald of Maryland; 21 grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth A. McCowan

Elizabeth A. McCowan, 70, of the Dry Hollow Community passed away on April 16 at her home. Funeral services were held on April 18 at the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Interment followed in the Archibald-Qualls Cemetery in the Dry Hollow Community.

Pallbearers included: Terry Speck, Phil Walker, Rocky Dixon, Jeff Dixon, Brian Ledbetter, Terry McCowan, Kevin McCowan and Mike Walker.

Elizabeth A. McCowan was born on June 23, 1941 in Overton County.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Bill and Elizabeth Thompson Norrod; and sister, Margie Dixon.

Surviving relatives include: her husband, Estle McCowan of the Dry Hollow Community; son, Richard McCowan and wife Samantha of Cookeville; grandchildren, Courtney McCowan and Austin McCowan; brothers, Jerry Norrod and Sam Norrod both of Livingston; sisters, Roberta Kaye Ledbetter, Brenda Moore and Jonell Speck of the Dry Hollow Community, Billie Faye Johnson of Fortville, IN and Clara May Phillips of the Hanging Limb Community.

Wilma Faye Johnson


Wilma Faye Johnson, 68, of Monterey passed away on April 17 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 21 at the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Dr. Ronnie Pierce officiating. Interment followed in the Muddy Pond Cemetery.

Wilma Faye Johnson was born on Aug. 11, 1943 in Logan, WV. She was a homemaker and a member of the Monterey Worship Center and a gospel singer.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Richard and Joyce Trent Ferrell; and son, Victor Johnson.

Surviving relatives include: her husband, Fred Jerry Johnson of Monterey; daughters, Lois Tadros of Utica, MI and Brenda Coram of Dearborn, MI; son, David Johnson of Monterey; four grandchildren; and sister, Nina Gonzalles.

Louis B. Wilborn

Louis B. Wilborn, 80, of Carolina Beach, NC passed away on April 16 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. Memorial services were held on April 21 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel with Chaplain Anne Gordon officiating.

Louis B. Wilborn was born on May 30, 1931 in Pickett County. He retired from Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant in Walton Hills, OH, loved fishing, hunting and gardening and was a member of the UAW Local #420 and the Willow Grove Church of Christ in Allons.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Cord H. and Ella Harvey Wilborn; first wife, Ella Kay Silvey and second wife, Joan Butler.

Surviving relatives include: his children, Ken Wilborn and wife Betty, Debra Tsolakis and husband Bob, Sherril Coen, Jeff Wilborn and wife Mary, Marie Pullen, Paula Shaw and Michael Dent; 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; siblings, Lloyd Wilborn, Pauline Smith, Ruth Leahy, Cordia Long, Joyce Bridgeman, Dimple Aaron, Joe Wilborn, Ruby Robinson, Wayne Wilborn, Sue Ellen Kesty and Patsy Wilborn; and his faithful companions, Blue-Dog and Princess.

Johnny Marshall Feaster

Johnny Marshall Feaster, 60, of Allons passed away on April 4 at the Masters Health Care Center. Memorial services were held on April 22 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Stoner officiating. Cremation was chosen, keeping with the wishes of the deceased.

Johnny Marshall Feaster was born on Sept. 11, 1951 in Owensboro, KY.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, George and Clarice (Billings) Feaster.

Surviving relatives include: his sons, Tommy, Jonathan and Brandon Feaster; grandchildren, Brigham, Orion and Jasmine; aunts, Frances Beaty and husband Clifton of Chattanooga and Wilma Baldauff of Huntsville, AL; and special friends, Michael Ray and Marilyn Gore.

Russ Bean Owens

Sales Representative

Russ Bean Owens, 84, of Rickman passed away on April 19 at Bethesda Healthcare Center. Funeral services were held on April 22 at Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church with Bro. Marvin Saylors and Bro. Clayton Lee officiating.

Pallbearers included: Gerald Windle, James Austin, L.T. Matheny, Arlis Bilbrey, Joe Key, Danny Norrod, Troy Pennington and Lance Smith.

Russ Bean Owens was born on June 16, 1927 in Tishomingo, MS. He was a veteran of U. S. Navy during WW II, a sales representative for Nabisco, a member of Lake Forrest Church of Christ and attended Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Luther and Bessie Burns Owens; and brother, Francis Owens.

Surviving relatives include: his wife, Betty Webb Owens of Rickman; son, Russ Owens, Jr. and wife Sylvia of Callahan, FL; daughter, Judith Ann Owens and husband Jayme Alfano of Jacksonville, FL; sister, Laura Ann Storm of Tulsa, OK; grandchildren, Paige Owns Minshew, Michael Alfano, Sarah Alfano Gordon and Niccole Alfano; and four great-grandchildren.


Card Of Thanks

Thank you for your prayers, food, flowers and everything you have done. God bless you. We loved her so much.

The Rachel Miller Family

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