Jane Allred Mynatt, 65, passed away Oct. 3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Knoxville. Jane graduated from the University of Tennessee and worked for many years as a social worker for the State of Tennessee.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Bud and Helen Allred; brother Mike; in-laws; Dot and Allen Mynatt and Charlie Mynatt.
Surviving relatives include her husband, David; sisters-in-law, Tina Mynatt and Martha Allred; nieces, Rachel Pryor, Amanda Jane Walker and Augusta Aultom; nephews, Michael and Joseph Allred; “The Crew”; long time caregiver, Tina Wilson; and many other friends and family.
Special thanks to the Medical Critical Care Unit at UT Medical Center for their wonderful, compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1101 Kermit Drive Suite 605, Nashville, TN 37217 (namitn.org). Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. 865-6WE-CARE (693-2273) www.cremationoptionsinc.com.
Nelie Jane Sheilds Perkins, 69, of Monroe, passed away Oct. 7 at Heritage Pointe Senior Living in Cookeville. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Jason Bryant officiating. Burial will be in the Overton County Memorial Gardens. The family will welcome friends on Wednesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.
She was born in Overton County April 29, 1947. She was a member of the Allens Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. She was a partner in Bates Income Tax Service in Livingston. She was happily married to the love of her life for 33 years. She loved working with her hands and redoing homes. Her favorite thing in the world was to be with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jewel and Ostie Estelle Turner Sheilds; husband Jimmie Garant Perkins; great grandchild, Sophia Pizzino; and sister, Sharon Minor.
Surviving relatives include her daughters, Robin (Rob) Retallack of Bloomington Springs, Becky (Mike) Shropshire of Greenbrier, Tenn., Kimberly (John) McNally of Marblehead, Ohio and Leslie Pizzino of Cookeville.; son, Randy Walker of Monroe; sisters, Lorene Walker of Livingston, Pat Bates of Hilham, and Kathy Brgass of Layton, Utah; grandchildren, Megan Cobble, Marcus Walker, Thomas Retallack, Tonya Retallack, Travis Retallack, Lillian Shropshire, Darby Shropshire, Leighanna Pizzino, Max Pizzino, Sam Pizzino, Isabella Pizzino, Azchary McNally, Tyler McNally, Justin Perkins and Mackenzie Perkins.
Memorial donations may by made to the Allens Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.
Elizabeth Carol Nevins Howell, 71, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 3 at her home. Funeral services were held Oct. 6 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.
She was born March 1, 1945 in Overton County. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Livingston, and she was a housewife who enjoyed keeping a clean house inside and outside. She loved being with her family and also enjoyed going out to eat and shopping.
She was preceded in death by her father, Matthew Nevins and husband, Jim Howell.
Surviving relatives include her daughter, Christie Loza of Cookeville; mother, Bea Nevins of Livingston; grandson, Gaven Loza of Cookeville; brother, Jimmy Nevins of Nashville; nephew, Matt Nevins of Nashville; aunts, Vea Mason of Pulaski and Nell West of Oklahoma; and uncle, Robert Smith of Livingston.
Pallbearers were Wayne Howell, Keith Bean, Jason Smith, Kevin Norris, Jonathan Norris and Darrell Gore.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Janice Copeland Walker
Janice Copeland Walker, 65, of Alpine, passed away Oct. 5 in the comfort of her new home on her family’s farm in Alpine with her loving children by her side. Funeral services were held Oct. 8 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Gore officiating. Interment followed in the Copeland Cemetery at West Fork.
She was born Sept. 13, 1951 in Overton County. She was a factory worker at Parker Seal. She was a member of the Walnut Grove Church of Christ. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them, quilting, basketing, scrap booking, and sewing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe Edgar and Reba Joyce West Copeland; and brother, Charles David Copeland.
Surviving relatives include her son, Robbie (Kim) Walker of Alpine; daughter, Jogenna (Ralph) McDonald of Alpine; and grandchildren, Wade, Cole and Clay McDonald and Madison and Ben Walker.
Pallbearers were Wade, Cole and Clay McDonald, Jerry Simpson, Chris Copeland and Ben Walker.
Memorial contributions may be made to the J. M. Copeland Cemetery Fund by contacting Livingston Funeral Home.
Dillous T. Wilson, 77, of Livingston, passed away Oct. 9 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Chris Hefner and Bro. Nolan Cantrell officiating. Interment will be in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Livingston. The family will welcome friends on Tuesday evening from 5 until 9 p.m.
He was born Dec. 30, 1938 in Overton County. He was a foreman for Hoover Highway Construction. He attended Memorial Baptist Church, loved being with his family and friends and enjoyed fishing, cooking and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Gracie Phillips Wilson; and brothers, Plez and Freeman Wilson.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Patsy Wilson of Livingston; daughters, Rhonda (Terry) Newberry of the Vines Ridge community, Lynette (Stephen) Headrick of Celina and Jennifer (Jeff) Garrett of Livingston; grandchildren, Dana Trull, Terry Spears, Jonathon Spears, Tori Headrick, Tiffany Ventimiglia, Tyler Newberry and Whitney Dillon; and seven greatgrandchildren.
Pallbearers to serve are Terry and Jonathan Spears, Tyler Newberry, Trevor and Jacob Daniels, Matt Ventimiglia and Charles Peek. Honorary pallbearers include William, Ethan and Matthew Spears.
Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Baptist Church in Livingston.