Katie Belle (Collins) Smith
Katie Belle (Collins) Smith, 94, of Livingston passed away Feb. 15 at Overton County Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Feb. 18 at Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. David Brown officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery.
Katie Belle (Collins) Smith was born April 22, 1918 in Livingston. She was a homemaker and a member of Allons Bethel Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents Norman Alex Collins and Ida Belle Collins; husband Herschel Vernon Smith; sisters Effie Evans, Ila Hinds, Vina Bilbrey and Ninnie Wilson; and brothers Troy, Elmo, Willis and Bailey Collins.
Surviving relatives include her daughter Linda Chilton and husband Jimmy of Monroe; sons Thomas E. Smith and wife Shirley of Livingston, and Kenneth Dwayne Smith and wife Julie of Colorado Springs, CO; eight grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild; and also nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Serving as pallbearers were Jimmy D. Chilton, Stormy Chilton, Dylan Chilton, Trent Smith, Josh Smith and Thomas Aaron Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Zeke and Luke Dillon.
Bonnie Sandrock, 47, of Alpine passed away Feb. 20 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Graveside services were held Feb. 22 at the Parcell Family Cemetery on Ronald Linder Lane in Alpine with Ray Notgrass officiating.
Bonnie Sandrock was born March 9, 1965, in Doylestown, PA. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents Walter Frederick Jr. and Mary Lou Young Parcell.
Surviving relatives include her husband Kevin Sandrock of Alpine; daughters Maria A. Sandrock and Elizabeth Sandrock, both of Alpine; and sisters Suzanne Brown and husband Rick of Livingston, and Mary Helen Lindstrom and husband Frederick of Maryville; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Tommy, David, Steven and Benjamin Brown, and Jared and Andrew Lindstrom.
Arrangements were provided by Speck Funeral Home of Livingston.
Joseph “Joe” F. Hawkins
Joseph “Joe” F. Hawkins, 65, of Livingston passed away Feb. 18 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Roger Phillips officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in the Willow Grove community.
Joseph “Joe” F. Hawkins was born Sept. 17, 1947, in Lee County, KY. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a police officer.
Surviving relatives include his wife Jill Hawkins; son Kyle Mosier; and sister Edith Spencer and husband Melvin.
Serving as pallbearers were Barry Harvey, Phillip Davis, Matt Crawford, Matt Hill, Bob Carter and Morris McMasters.
Jon James Glazer
U.S. Air Force Veteran And Tool And Die Maker
Jon James Glazer, 72, of Monterey passed away Feb. 21 at his home. Funeral services were held Feb. 25 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home.
Jon James Glazer was born Oct. 4, 1940, in Milwaukee, WI. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a retired tool and die maker from Genco Stamping in Cookeville. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Spencer.
He was preceded in death by his parents John Edward and Katherine Stewart Glazer; and son Victor Early Borgh.
Surviving relatives include his wife Deborah Anderson Borgh Glazer of Monterey; daughters and sons-in-law Caroline and Dr. Mark Cunningham of Bemidji, MN, Andrea Glazer of Milwaukee, WI, Julie and David Booher of Monterey, Mandy Borgh of Monterey and Rebecca Borgh of Minnesota; sons Curtis, Christopher and Jon Glazer, all of Milwaukee, WI; sisters Jean Pocian of Pikeville, Janice Mordini and husband Paul of Colorado, and Jill Kress and husband Jeff of Muskego, WI; and 13 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Joyce “Kathy” Melton Propst
Joyce “Kathy” Melton Propst, 81, passed away Feb. 16. Funeral services were held at Newcomer Funeral Home in Akron, OH, with Pastor Kenneth Frisbee officiating. Interment followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Joyce “Kathy” Melton Propst was born Dec. 15, 1931, in Livingston. She worked for both the Akron City Hospital and Firestone.
She was preceded in death by her parents Elliott and Lee Emma Melton; husband Hank Propst; siblings Mary Lou, Christine, Estelle, Chowning, Quentin, Cloise “Jack,” Irene, Sue Best and Geneva.
Surviving relatives include her sisters Imogene and Leatrice; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces, great-great nephews and cousins.
Douglas Dwayne Flowers
Douglas Dwayne Flowers, 58, of Alpine passed away Feb. 22 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 25 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Aron Dillon and Bro. Mark Neely officiating. Interment followed in the Wirmingham Cemetery.
Douglas Dwayne Flowers was born July 10, 1954, in Pickett County. He was a carpenter and a member of Christian Community Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents Hubert Cecil and Florence Lillian Ledford Flowers; brother Howard Flowers; and brother-in-law Delon Hughes.
Surviving relatives include son Jamie and wife Chrissy Flowers of Alpine; daughters Debbie Coleman and Trista Flowers, both of Livingston; sisters Edith Sherrills of Perry, GA, Edna Hughes of Murfreesboro, and Carol and husband James Wilson of Livingston; brothers Dale Flowers, Donald and wife Rhonda Flowers, and Darrell and wife Gail Flowers, all of Livingston, and Dwight Flowers of Alpine; grandchildren Toni and Cody Coleman, Mary Phillips, Kiersten Flowers, Kylee Flowers, Dalton Flowers and Jalyric “Little Joe” Cullom; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were Kirk, James, Adam, Chris, Jeff and Russell Flowers, Anthony Wilson, Jonathan Flowers and Gregory Hughes. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Pigg and Scottie Hamilton.
Teacher, Master Woodworker And U.S. Army Veteran
Funeral services for James Odell Swack, 70, of Cookeville will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. in the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the Watson Cemetery. Rev. Richard Bond and Jack Sallee will officiate.
Mr. Swack died suddenly Sunday morning, Feb. 24, 2013 at his home.
He was born January 25, 1943, in Putnam County to the late Bascum and Juanita Finley Swack.
Mr. Swack was a member of Dry Valley Presbyterian Church and a U.S. Army National Guard veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was a master woodworker and craftsman who built his own home and built custom made cabinets for many homes in the Cookeville area. He retired in 1996 as vocational educational instructor (woodworking) at Cookeville High School with 30 years of service. He was a motorcycle and car enthusiast, with a very special spot in his heart for his miniature horses and his tractor. He was an exceptional father, grandfather and devoted husband.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his niece Mitzi Paul.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years Saundra “Sandi” Hale Swack; daughters and a son-in-law Tracy Swack of Cookeville and Leanne and Rich Talley of Mt. Juliet; son and daughter-in-law Todd and Fiona Edwards of Huntsville, AL; grandchildren Avery Welch, Zoey Welch, Logan Cass, Reed Cass, Mateasha Edwards and Aaron Edwards; brother Howard Swack of Cookeville; and sisters and a brother-in-law Nellie and Buddy Paul of Knoxville and Linda King of Gallatin.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Sallee, Joe Bertram, Bill Wrasman, David Jones, Clayton Lee, Jerry McCarter, Perry Bartlett, Eric Luke and Gerald Myatt.
Active pallbearers will be Howard Swack, Harold McDaniel, Todd Edwards, Kevin Paul, Bryan King and Danny Lee.
Mr. Swack’s family will receive friends Tuesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Helping Hands of Putnam County, 421 East Broad St., Cookeville, TN 38501.
Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. You may share your thoughts and memories at www.hhhfunerals.com.
Card Of Thanks
We would like to take this time to express our sincere gratitude for your every act of kindness shown to us during our loss.
We especially want to thank Bro. Nolan Cantrell, Bro. Timmy Ray and Bro. Harlan and wife Debbie for their every act of kindness.
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