Joe Douglas Daniels
Joe Douglas Daniels, 67, of Livingston, passed away Nov. 11 at the Standing Stone Care and Rehab facility. Funeral services were held Nov. 13 from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home with Brother Jerry Buck officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
He was born March 29, 1949 in Overton County. He was a painter and attended the Assembly of God in Livingston. He loved fishing and hunting, and especially Ginseng.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlan Daniels and Claudine Holman Daniels; brothers, Mitchell Daniels, John Daniels and Billy Daniels; and sisters, Joyce Stark and Margaret Daniels.
Surviving relatives include his brother, Chat Daniels, sisters, Janice (Charles) Goodpasture of Rockwood, Tenn., Sadie Neal of Livingston and Geraldine Bowers of Monroe; and several nieces and nephews.
A.G. Neoma Meadows
A.G. Neoma Meadows, 103, of Livingston, passed away Nov. 7 at Signature Health Care Center. A Celebration of Life service was held Nov. 10 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Harold Reeder officiating. Interment followed in Overton County Memorial Gardens.
She was born Aug. 31, 1913 in Macon County. She was a factory worker at Livingston Shirt Factory and a member of Flatt Creek Church of Christ where she loved going to church and taught Sunday School. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, and also enjoyed quilting.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Jefferson and Anna Mai Halfacre; husband, John Milton Meadows, son, John Milton Meadows Jr.; sisters, Alice Dudek, Janet Dekert, Grace Williams, Thelma Masters and Juanita Ruff; and brothers, Hank, Leo Sr., Cordell, James and Leathers Halfacre.
Surviving relatives include her daughters, Gay (Jack) Nolfo of Livonia, Mich., Margie (James) Lewis of Livingston and Nancy Nelson of Algood; nine grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 14 great-great grandchildren.
Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Happy Haven Children’s Home or the charity of your choice.
Birl Ray Moss, 74, of Rickman and formerly of Hilham, passed away Nov. 6 at his home. Funeral services were held Nov. 10 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston with Bro. Mark Loftis and Bro. John Mabry officiating. Interment followed in the Netherland Cemetery.
He was born in Gainesboro on May 14, 1942. He was a member of the Netherland Church of Christ and was a carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Jefferson and Mozella Crabtree Moss.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Helloen Moss of Rickman; son, Jeff Moss of Rickman; brother, Joe Moss of Livingston; sisters, Mildred Hammock of Livingston, Carol Allen of Hilham and Sally Geesling of Hilham; and a special niece, Paige Boles.
Pallbearers were Danny Smith, Bob Roberson, John Mabry, Thurman Speck, Ray Austin, Jerry Hastings, Edd Weckwert and Sam Masters.
Joyce Marie Boykin
Joyce Marie Boykin, 68, of Livingston, passed away Nov. 5 at the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral services were held on Nov. 8 at the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Rev. Craig Green officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel Cemetery.
She was born March 19, 1948 in Livingston. She was a beautician for many years and had her beauty shop at home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doak and Emogene Carter Fletcher.
Surviving relatives include her husband, James Keith Boykin; sons: Jamie (Teresa Richardson) Boykin, Jack Boykin, Robert Boykin, and Richard (Regina) Boykin; sisters, Joanna Lay and Brenda Bowman; brother, Bill Fletcher; grandchildren, Colby (Savannah) Boykin, Ashley (Ben) Dobbs, Corie Boykin, Levi Boykin, Jallysa Jones, Payton (Brooklynn) Flatt and Alison Boykin; great grandchildren, Hadlee Boykin, Jettie Mabry and Jalynn Almonrode.
Pallbearers were her four sons, Richard Boykin, Jamie Boykin, Robert Boykin and Jack Boykin and her two grandsons, Colby Boykin and Levi Boykin.
Dixie Nell Russell
Dixie Nell Russell, 74, of Hilham, passed away Nov. 9 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 12 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home of Livingston. Interment followed in the Overton County Memorial Gardens.
She was born in the Monroe community of Overton County on April 2, 1942. She was a member of the Monroe Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Houston and Kellie Worley Wright.
Surviving relatives include her husband, Ramsey Wood Russell; sisters: Nancy Jeanene Cichy, Edna L. Isbell, Etta P. Savage and Vanita Richards; and a host of family and friends.
Pallbearers were William Isbell, Ernest Isbell, John Isbell, Nick Wright, Wayne Hancock and David Kirksey.
Memorial donations in her honor may be made to the American Heart Association.
William “Clay” Franklin
William “Clay” Franklin, 59, of the Terrapin Ridge community, passed away Nov. 11 at his home. Funeral services were held Nov. 13 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Bud Hargis officiating. Interment followed in the Franklin Cemetery.
He was born Dec. 9, 1956 in Overton County. He worked in Building Construction for many years. He loved his family, being outdoors and going fishing. He also loved drawing and painting. He was Baptist in faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Crawford and Antha Cooper Franklin; brother, Robert Franklin; nephews, Johnny Webb and Corey Brown; and brother-in-law, Mike McCormick.
Surviving relatives include his daughters, Angie Britt of Livingston and Jody Hall of Junction City, Kan.; son, Andy Franklin of Mountain City, Tenn.; sisters, Helen McCormick of Livingston, Donna (Charlie) Reagan of Livingston, Shirley (Ralph) Brown of Livingston and Susie Bruner of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister-in-law, Gail Franklin of Livingston; grandchildren, Emily and Bailey Britt, Deja and Alexis Hall and Jayden Dixon; and the mother of his children, Karion Lee.
Pallbearers were Chris McCormick, Shawn and Brian Reagan, Johnny and James Franklin, Gage Sons and Matt Geesling.
Honorary pallbearers were Jim and Greg Geesling, Rick Crabtree, Roger Webb and Oddie Lee.