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Enterprise 5/29/12

Helen G. Benz McLeod

Homemaker

Helen G. Benz McLeod, 83, of Livingston passed away May 21 at the Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held at Speck Funeral Home with Rev. David Moore officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were members of the Overton County Sheriff’s Department and Livingston Police Department.

Helen G. Benz McLeod was born Oct. 25, 1928 in New Rochelle, NY. She was a homemaker and affiliated with St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. She also worked with the Red Cross during WWII.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George F. and Bertha Parker Benz; husband, John R. McLeod Sr.; daughter, Karen MaryBeth McLeod Williams; and brothers, Norman, George and Fred Benz.

Surviving relatives include her son, John R. McLeod Jr. and wife Amy of Livingston; grandchildren, Bonnie McLeod Mathis and husband Randall, Cindy McLeod, Jennifer Mamone and husband Daniel and Richard Williams and wife Sara; step-grandchildren, Donnie Potts and Victoria Potts; great grandchildren, Robert Mathis, Casey Mathis, Ian Hargis, Journey Windham, Zachary Williams and twins Amanda Rose and Vanessa Lynn; sisters, Anne Warner of Castleberry, FL and Barbara Goyette of Turner, MA.

James Clifford Bilbrey

Farmer

James Clifford Bilbrey, 74, of Livingston passed away on May 19 at his home. Funeral services were held on May 26 at Speck Funeral Home with Rev. Donald Cobb officiating. Interment followed in the Overton Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers: Cleston Daniels, Tom Stephens, John Billings, Alan Murphy, Jerry Beason and John Beason.

James Clifford Bilbrey was born Aug. 14, 1937. He was a farmer, land developer, former owner of Overton Cable TV and in the past owned the Radio Shack in Livingston.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, J.C. “Jim” and Auda Denton Bilbrey; wife, Janell Ferrell Bilbrey; and daughter, Sharon Mabrey.

Surviving relatives include: his daughters, Debbie Bilbrey Murphy of Livingston and Patty and husband Vance Baker of Athens; grandchildren, Jennifer and husband Daniel Hutson, Amy Robbins, Jamie and husband Frank Barela, Kyle Murphy, Erin Murphy and Steven and wife Holley Pickett; and great grandchildren, Issac Muniz, Alisa Stewart and Mikayla Hutson.

Ned E. Harshbarger Sr.

Custodian

Ned E. Harshbarger Sr., 62, of Livingston passed away on May 23 at his home. Funeral services were held  May 26 at Speck Funeral Home with Pastor Caleb Bowling officiating.

Ned E. Harshbarger Sr. was born  July 19, 1949 in Lebanon. He was a custodian at Maple Grove Elementary. He was a Baptist in faith and a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Luanna Thompson Harshbarger.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Sharyl Harshbarger of Livingston; sons, Ned Jr. and wife Amanda Harshbarger of Somerset, KY; daughter, Angel Harshbarger of Rickman; grandchildren, Kristina Hanson, Roxanne Paul, Jordon Cornelison, Serinity Cornelison and Xander Harshbarger; and brother, Charles Thompson and wife Nancy of Brownsburg, IN.

Marshall Phillips

Forklift Operator

Marshall Phillips, 68, of Monterey passed away  May 23 at his home. Funeral services were held on May 26 at the Chapel of Goff Funeral Home with Rev. James Phillip officiating. Interment followed in the Phillips Cemetery.

Marshall Phillips was born May 19, 1944 in Monterey. He was a member of the Union Grove Freewill Baptist Church and was a forklift operator in the sawmill industry.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Emby and Clemmie Vaughn Phillips; sisters, Bessie Phillips, Mertie Jackson, Mae Seagraves and Lorails Phillips; brothers, L.J., Jack and Arnold Phillips.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Dean Threet Phillips of Monterey; daughters, Sharon and husband Lavon Cantrell and Lynn and husband James Milller of Clarkrange; grandchildren, Nika Cantrell, Cody Cantrell, Nancy McClanahan, Jeff Miller, David Miller and Christian Miller; and great grandchildren, Zaiden McClanahan, Keaden (KJ) McClanahan, Sadie McClanahan and Kayden Miller.

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