Volume 51, Number 29

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 17, 2014


Robbie Ellis (Williams) Whittenburg
February 9, 1922 - July 10, 2014

NEW CASTLE, IN--Robbie Ellis (Williams) Whittenburg, 92, of New Castle, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. She was born Feb. 9, 1922 in Pickett County, the daughter of Cosby O. and Nannie (Conley) Williams.
Robbie went to high school three years at Byrdstown and graduated at York Agricultural Institute in 1940. She married Cohen Whittenburg Sept. 30, 1940. She was a member at Chanute Church while living on the farm then the Methodist Church in Albany, KY. Robbie moved to New Castle in 1950 and attended Ninth Street Wesleyan Church for many years where she had taught Sunday School. Presently she was a member of Grand Avenue Baptist Church. She also worked for 15 years for Kumfy Togs.
She is survived by her husband, Cohen Whittenburg; a daughter, Carol Ann (Jerry) Pennell of Harlingen, TX; granddaughter, Page (Bart) Hines of Fort Worth, TX; sister, Nola Armstrong of New Castle; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Willie L. Williams and a great nephew, Jackson York.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle with Rev. Charles Dugger and her granddaughter, Reverend Page Hines officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson’s Journey Memorial Fund c/o Ameriana Bank, 2118 Bundy Ave. New Castle, IN 47362; Alzheimers Association 50 E 91St Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830; or Lymphoma Association with envelopes available at the funeral home. You may express a condolence or share a memory of Robbie at www.hinsey-brown.com.

eremy Dewayne Conner
June 27, 1982 - July 6, 2014

BYRDSTOWN--Jeremy Dewayne Conner, 32 of Hillcrest Dr., Byrdstown passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at his residence.
He was born June 27, 1982 in Livingston, son of Elbert G. and Tami Scroggins Conner. Mr. Conner lived all his life in Pickett Co. and was a member of the Maupin United Methodist Church, a Veteran serving in the Army National Guard and a construction worker. He loved fishing, hunting and helping the elderly. Mr. Conner is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Walter Scroggins and Albert Conner; nephew Nathaniel O'Niel.
Other than his parents survivors include one sister, Tabatha Boswell and husband Brian all of Monroe; one brother, James Daniel Conner and wife Amber of Algood; grandmothers, Loretta Scroggins of Jamestown, TN. and Aletha Conner of Byrdstown; five nephews, Matthew Conner, Lucas and Joseph Boswell, Clark and Mason Conner; niece, Kinsley Conner; Fiance, Amber Martindell. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 11, 2014 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bobby Sexton, Bro. Rick Cross, Uncle Howard Scroggins and Bro. Daniel Conner and burial at George Washington Scroggins Cemetery. Pallbearers were Charles Parris, Nicholas Thurman, Robert Crabtree, Adam Draughn, Justin Draughn and Brian Boswell. Honorary pallbearers were Pickett Co. Sheriff Dept. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com


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