Volume 53, Number 43

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 27, 2016


Daniel Latham
June 11, 1944 - October 19, 2016

Daniel Tyrone Latham, 72, of Jones Chapel Rd., Byrdstown passed away Wednesday, Oct. 19 2016 at his residence.
He was born June 12, 1944 in Cartwright, KY to the late John and Elvira Catron Latham. Daniel was a steel worker and logger and lived all his life in Clinton Co., Ky and Pickett Co.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by two sisters, Irene Sholes and Halma Worley; two brothers, James and William Latham.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Anderson Latham; daughter, Danielle Latham, both of Byrdstown; sister, Etta Bruce of Albany; brother, John Latham, Jr. of Virginia. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross, Bro. Randy Tompkins and Bro. Marcus Williams with burial at Cartwright Cemetery in Albany. Pallbearers were Keith Bilbrey, Rick Johnson, Mark Johnson, Tony Poore, Mark Sholes, Joe Sholes, Tom Storie, Robert Mitchell, Doug Latham and Greg Latham. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Kim Norrod Smith
February 16, 1965 - October 18, 2016

BYRDSTOWN--Kimberly "Kim" Delynn Norrod Smith, 51 of Cordell Hull Memorial Dr., Byrdstown passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 16, 1965 in Overton Co. to Roy and Bobbie Ledbetter Norrod. Kim was a member of the Oak Dale Baptist Church, attended Wolf River United Baptist Church, was a teacher's aide for special education and baby sitter.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Herman and Clancy Norrod, Earl and Elvie Ledbetter.
Kim is survived by her husband, Bryant "Yogi" Smith of Byrdstown; daughter, Brandi Wolfram and husband Jesse of Livingston; son, Blake Smith and wife Misty of Byrdstown; three grandchildren, Brandon Smith, Easton and Charlee Mae Wolfram; parents, Roy and Bobbie Norrod of Monroe; three brothers, Kenny Norrod of Livingston, Kevin Norrod of Knoxville and Kyle Norrod of Murfreesboro; father and mother-in-law, Hollis and Nelda Smith of Byrdstown. Also survived by nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, other family members and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 21, 2016 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross officiating and burial at Smyrna Cemetery. Pallbearers were Kenny Norrod, Kyle Norrod, Kevin Norrod, Brent Smith, Barry Smith, Jacob Norrod and Colton Norrod. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Evelyn Huddleston
July 17, 1931 - October 16, 2016

RICKMAN--Evelyn Gertrude Huddleston, 85 of Rickman passed away in the comfort of her home on Sunday, October 16, 2016.
She was born July 17, 1931 in Lillydale, KY to the late Horace and Nella Sells Cross. Mrs. Huddleston was a convenience store clerk and attended Netherland Church of Christ. She loved cooking, gardening, crocheting, swimming, fishing, camping and loved the lake more than anything. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren's ballgames and supporting her granddaughters in numerous pageants.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Richard Eugene Huddleston; sister, Glenda Ray; two brothers, Albert and Ralph Cross; great-grandson, Levi Huddleston.
Mrs. Huddleston is survived by daughter, Sandy Smith and husband David of Rickman; two sons, Greg Huddleston and wife Linda of Cookeville, Jeff Huddleston and wife Kelly of Jackson Co.; grandsons, Dusty and Mandy Smith, Brad and Shawna Huddleston, Brandon and Alana Huddleston and Avalon Huddleston; great grandchildren, Brant, Tucker, Marek, Maggie, McKenna, Jackson, Addy and Sawyer; sisters, Jessie and Bob Hallatt of Crossville, Margaret and Rick Walker of Clarkrange and Wilma Eldridge of Gainesboro; brother, Gary and Dorothy Cross of Lavergne.
Funeral services were held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Speck Funeral Home with Bro. Dusty Smith and Bro. Mark Loftis officiating and burial at Netherland Cemetery in Rickman. Pallbearers were David, Dusty and Tyler Smith, Brad, Brandon and Blake Huddleston. Speck Funeral Home was incharge of arrangements.


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