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Enterprise 10/30/12

Amanda Christine Dodson

Amanda Christine Dodson, 82, passed away Oct. 20 at Masters Health Care in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Oct. 23 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Brooks Boyd officiating. Interment followed in the Fisk Cemetery in Hilham.

Amanda Christine Dodson was born Nov. 20, 1929, in Clay County.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen Dodson; and parents Herman and Willie Jean Upchurch.

Surviving relatives include daughters Peggy Ann Brown of Livingston and Deborah Knight of Decherd, TN; grandson Jason Brown; granddaughters Melissa and Jessica Knight; and great grandsons Will and Britt Brown.

Clois D. Phillips

Clois D. Phillips, 59, of Ingalls, IN, passed away Sept. 27 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield, IN. Funeral services were held Oct. 1 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Allons with Bro. Randy Pickens officiating. Interment followed in the Fellowship Cemetery.

Clois D. Phillips was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Livingston.

He was preceded in death by his parents Samuel Cordell and Ona Mae Mabrey Phillips; brother Edward C. Phillips; and sister Frances A. Phillips.

Surviving relatives include his sisters Janice Drake and husband Gary of Greenfield, IN, and Theresa Weston of Pendleton, IN; and nephews and nieces Lester Phillips of Ingalls, IN, Cynthia Sheedy of Anderson, IN, Anita Aleong of Austin, TX, Bryan Weston of Pendleton, IN, and Derrick Phillips of Tennessee.

Loyd L. White

Factory Worker At Livingston Chocolate Plant

Loyd L. White, 62, of Livingston passed away Oct. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 23 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Cobb officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.

Loyd L. White was born Feb. 27, 1950, in Overton County. He was a Baptist in faith and was also a factory worker at the Livingston Chocolate Plant.

He was preceded in death by his parents Don and Pauline Cantrell White; and brothers Don White and J.V. White.

Surviving relatives include his brothers Ralph White and wife Helen, Johnny White and wife Sharon, Billy White and wife Vickie, Dannie White, Randal White and wife Pattie, and Rick White; sisters Patricia Hicks and husband Timmy, and Brenda Laycock and husband Ricky; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Steve White, Chad White, Charles Garrett, Landon Thurman, Danny Ferrell and Jerry Garrett.

Michael T. Ruble

Michael T. Ruble, 55, of Livingston passed away Oct. 19 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 23 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. John Copeland officiating. Interment followed in the Dugan-Smith Cemetery.

Michael T. Ruble was born July 29, 1957, in Livingston.

He was preceded in death by his parents William Thomas and Lilly Winningham Ruble.

Surviving relatives include his wife Jennifer Ruble of Rickman; daughters Lori White of East Ridge, TN, and Jessica Smith of Alpine; nieces Gabby and Toni Cantrell; very special uncle and aunt Bernie and Sue Ruble; plus several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers were Bobby Summers, Joey Cantrell, Jason Cantrell, Lance Ruble, Jim Ledford and Daniel Ledford.

Bertha Frances Stafford

Bertha Frances Stafford, 72, of the Union Hill Community of Clay County passed away Oct. 22 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held Oct. 24 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Cemetery.

Bertha Frances Stafford was born March 7, 1940, in the Whitleyville Community. She was a factory worker and a member of Milestown Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Lee Stafford; parents Charlie Jeff and Fannie Bertha Crawford Smith; son Bruce Stafford; grandson Ethan Franklin; and sister Theresia Anderson.

Surviving relatives include daughter Sharon Franklin and husband Dale; sisters Virginia McLerran and Wilma Crowder; grandchildren Matt and Whitney Franklin; great grandchild Kinzley Thompson; four nieces and one nephew; and special friend Willis Deckard.

In Memory

Patsy Faye Ledford


Jan. 21, 1943 –

Aug. 26, 1993.

In Proverbs 31: Verse 10-31, describes a virtuous woman – for her price far above rubies. (Please read these verses, it describes Patsy Faye Reeder). She was a virtuous Christian wife, mother and grandmother. She loved the Lord with all her heart, soul and mind (the First Commandment).

She was a super role model Christian wife, mother, grandmother and friend. After five years of long-term illness (leukemia), she died at the age of 50 on Aug. 26, 1993.

She was the virtuous wife of Bro. Harold Reeder and the mother of six children: Jeff (Regina) Reeder, Phillip (Teresa) Reeder and Debbie (Frankie) Beason of Monroe, TN; Ann (Dan) Varbel of Monterey; Ricky (Karen) Reeder of Livingston; and Mike (Kim) Reeder of Jamestown, TN. And the grandmother of numerous grandchildren, some of which she never met while on earth’s journey.

Her memory and her Christian examples live on in her family and friends she left behind, to join her someday in Paradise or Heaven.

Words can never express how much she is admired and missed by her earthly family; but they know, according to God’s Promise, they can be with her someday, forever.

May we all strive to be a virtuous Christian and role model for others, as we obey the “Good Lord’s” commandments daily.

Friend of the Family

Card Of Thanks

We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our friends and family who came to show their love and respect for Kim during her illness and at the visitation.

Thanks to everyone for their visits, prayers, words of comfort, cards, flowers and food sent during this difficult time. We would like to say a special thank you to the Overton County Ambulance Service, the nurses at the Livingston Regional Hospital and the Cookeville Regional ICU nurses for their special care.

Also special thanks to Davita Dialysis for their kindness. Thanks to Bro. Aaron Dillon for the beautiful service and Hall Funeral Home for their act of kindness shown in their service to our family, the pallbearers for their respect and dedication to Kim and being a part of her service.

The Family of

Randy Watkins,

Earl, Sonja, Amy, Glenn, Katie Beth,

Penny, Scotty,

Elaine and Justin

Card Of Thanks

The family of Lois Ovoca Brown would like to give a very special thanks for the wonderful food from First Baptist Church, Three Forks Church and friends. The prayers, flowers, donations, phone calls and visits. Thanks to Bro. Don and Jeanina Cobb, Speck Funeral Home and Browns Flower Shop for the wonderful service.

Eddie Brown,

Charles Brown,

Ann Moore

                and Chris Brown

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