Volume 53, Number 29

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 21, 2016

Obituaries

Sammy Palmer
May 15, 1948 - July 13, 2016

Sammy Joe Palmer, 68 of Red Hill Church Rd. passed away Wed., July 13, 2016 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 15, 1948 in Jacksonville, FL. to the late Samuel and Wilcie Laws Palmer. Mr. Palmer was a retired Assistant Director of Transportation with UCHRA and lived in Pickett Co. since 1993.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by son-in-law, Scotty Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Sheryle Zachary Palmer of Byrdstown; six daughters, Leslie Brown of South Haven, MS., Joy Palmer (Mark) of Bartlett, TN., Tisha Brewington (Joe) of Sparta, Larissa Buck (Chip), Deborah Smith (Matt) all of Byrdstown and Linsey Garrett (Jason) of Monroe; sister, Bobbie Day (Kenneth) of Acworth, GA; brother, Mike Palmer (Brenda) of Eads, TN; 15 grandchildren, Josh Brown (Ashley), Haley Sizemore (Oliver), Payten and Logan Palmer, Hopelyn, Hannah and Conner Brewington, Abbi, Kellen and Kayden Buck, Carson and Mattie Lynn Smith, Kyleigh and Karleigh Aaron and Kenleigh Garrett; great-grandson, Jase Brown; special friend Ethan Roberts. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Memorial services were held Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Stevan McClure and Bro. Rick Cross officiating. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Donald Savage
June 4, 1968 - July 13, 2016

Donald Edwards Savage, 48 of Joe May Speck Rd., Monroe passed away Wed., July 13, 2016 at his residence.
He was born June 4, 1968 in Livingston, to Danny and Brenda Bilyeu Savage. Mr. Savage was a retired Veteran from the U.S. Army receiving the Purple Heart, a member of the Livingston National Guard and a member of the McDonald's Chapel Church.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Harlie and Christine Bilyeu, Afford and Ova Savage.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Lee Redic Savage of Monroe; two daughters, Kaitlyn Summer Savage and Samantha Laree Dingwall of Sparta; son, Joshua David Savage of Cookeville; two step-sons, Rocky and Jamin Carr of Livingston; parents, Danny and Brenda Savage of Hilham; sister, Paula Perry of Byrdstown; two brothers, Sherman Savage of Hilham and Roger Savage of Sparta; 13 grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Myers and Bro. John Dietz officiating and burial at Fisk Cemetery. Pallbearers were Josh Savage, Jeff Simpson, John Wright, Rocky Carr, Jamin Carr and Chris Dingwall. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Paul Freeman
September 24, 1941 - July 8, 2016

Paul Kenneth Freeman, 75 of Labrador Ln., Monroe passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Overton Co. Health & Rehab Center.
He was born Sept. 25, 1941 to the late Boyd and Othel Leroy Freeman in Knott Co., TN. Mr. Freeman was truck driver and of the Baptist faith. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by one brother, Marvin Freeman.
Survivors include son, Kenneth Freeman, Jr. of Green, OH; six sisters, Louise Cornelius of Vermilion, OH., Mary Francis Kelley of Cookeville, Geana Sanders of Tampa, FL., Sondra Frye and Faye Vaughn both of Monroe and Gloria Money of Howell, MI; brother, Charles Freeman of Atmore, AL; grandchild, Colton Freeman.
The family has chosen cremation with no memorial service set at this time. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Delilah Mae Bailey
December 23, 1949 - July 1, 2016

Delilah Mae Bailey, 66, Byrdstown, passed away July 1, 2016, in Dayton, OH.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1949, in Dayton, OH to Wise and Esther (Vitatoe) Alsept.
Delilah is survived by her husband, Richard; daughter, Katheryn Bailey; son, Richard Bailey, Jr. (Shanna Stell); three grandchildren, Anna Earl, Dylan Crouch, Katelyn Stoll; mother, Esther Alsept; two brothers, Robert and Alvin; five sisters, Diane, Daphne, Denise, Gail, and Dora.
Funeral services were held Thursday, July 7, 2016, at Newcomer Funeral Home-South Chapel in Kettering, OH. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.

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