Volume 54, Number 8

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, February 23, 2017


Brice T. Vermillion
August 29, 1920 - April 19, 2008

ALGOOD, TN--Brice T. Vermillion, 87, 278 Dry Valley Rd., Algood, passed away April 19, 2008 at Masters Health Care Center, Algood. He was retired from Milcor in Lima, Oh, as a brake operator.
He was born Aug. 29, 1920 in West Newton, Ohio, the son of the late William Uriah and Olive (Gossard) Vermillion. He lived most of his life in Lima, Ohio. He served in World War II as a Corporal-Ammo-NCO 2601 from Nov. 16, 1942 to Jan. 2, 1946.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Elizabeth A. Vermillion; brothers, Paul and Jack Vermillion; sisters, Minerva Ainslie, Lois Shellenbarger, Maxine Hunlock; great great grandchild Eli Mooreman; and grandson Mitchell Short.
Surviving relatives include three daughters: Connie Adams and Andrea Huggins, both of Monroe; Delia Cordrey, Elcajon, Ca.; 10 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held April 22 at 1 p.m. from Livingston Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John D. Adams officiating. Burial was at Wirmingham Cemetery. Military services conducted by James T. Davis VFW Post 5062. Pallbearers were: John, Brian, Randy, David, Joshua and Bradley Adams. Special care was provided by Livingston Funeral Home, Livingston.

Katie Mae (Flowers) Beaty
September 8, 1917 - April 18, 2008

BYRDSTOWN--Katie Mae (Flowers) Beaty, 90, 5394 Old Kentucky Rd., Byrdstown, passed away Friday, April 18, 2008 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was a factory employee and a homemaker. She was born Sept. 8, 1917 in Pickett County, the daughter of the late Dillard and Martha (Storie) Flowers. She lived all of her life in Pickett County. She was a member of the Red Hill Church of Christ and the Lady’s Disabled American Veterans.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Glad Beaty; daughter, Leta Dyer; two sons, Norman Kay Beaty and Lonnie Beaty; grandchild, Mikey Appleby; son-in-law William Cleston Cope; two sisters, Lona Emaline Flowers and Mabel Gunter; five brothers, Ernest, Archie, Bill, Tom and Roscoe Flowers.
Surviving relatives include: four daughters, Carolyn Cope and Barbara Bilbrey, Cookeville; Nell Appleby and Deborah Stockton, Byrdstown; son, Ernie Beaty, Byrdstown; two special daughters, Kristi Wright, Byrds-town; Tonya Riddle, Albany, Ky.; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held April 21, at 1 p.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Henry Colbert and Bro. Bruce Mullinix officiating. Burial was at Story Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tommy Aaron, Stacy Cash, Mike Hickey, Anthony and Lonnie Beaty, Allan Harwell and Freddie Flowers. Honorary pallbearers were Zack and Skyler Hickey, Zack Appleby and Tyler Byers. Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel, Byrdstown.
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Catherine Bilbrey
April 27, 1918 - April 18, 2008

MONROE--Catherine Bilbrey, 89, Monroe, passed away April 18, 2008 at Alive Hospice at St. Thomas, Nashville. She was a retired school teacher at Pickett County School System.
She was born April 27, 1918 in Pickett County, the daughter of the late William Thomas (W.T.) Bilbrey and Lola Keisling Bilbrey. She was a member of Antioch Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by parents, and brothers, Harlan Bilbrey and Ward Lamen Bilbrey.
Surviving relatives include niece, Elizabeth Joan Maynord, Livingston; great nieces Jenni-fer Durby, Algood; Kristi Wright, Monroe; great great nieces and nephews Colton Dishman, Addison Wright, Arabella Durby, Isaac Durby, cousin, Charles Keisling, Monroe.
Funeral services were held April 20 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston with Bro. Marlon Winningham officiating. Burial was at Nelson Cemetery in Monroe. Pallbearers were: Randy Smith, Johnny Fred Coleman, Billy Maynord, Britt Keisling, Kelly Colson, Scottie Gunnels, Kenneth Sells and Dale Keisling. Speck Funeral Home of Livingston was in charge of the arrangements.

Glenn Alvin Neal
April 20, 1947 - April 15, 2008

BYRDSTOWN--Glenn Alvin “Fairdeal” Neal, 60, 3048 Gib Moles Rd., Byrdstown, passed away April 15, 2008 at Clinton Co. Hospital, Albany, Ky. He was a foreman with the Pickett Co. Highway Dept.
He was born April 20, 1947 in Overton County, the son of Charlie and Ochia (Claborn) Neal. He lived most of his life in Pickett County. He was a member of the Midway Christian Church and a charter member of the Pickett County Rescue Squad.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Makayla Kennedy.
Surviving relatives include: wife, Kathy (Ledbetter) Neal, Byrdstown; daughter, Penny Neal Kennedy and husband, Rusty, Rock Island, Tn.; sister, Doris Clark, Byrdstown; two brothers, Gene Neal, Byrds-town; Ivan Neal and wife, Vina, Byrdstown; grandchild Neal Cordell Kennedy; very special nephew, Tim Ledbetter; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held April 18 at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Rick Cross and Bro. Cletis Beason officiating. Burial was at Mul-lins Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jimmy Cope, James and Brad Yates, Doug Kennedy, Larry Logan, Darrell Beaty, Roger Amonett, Pete Huddleston, Eugene Masiongale, Curt Cope, Daniel and Lynn Smith, Loyal Winningham, Robbie Matthews, Randall Boise, Lonnie Moon, Becky Beaty, Joe Bilbrey, Terry Manis, JC Flowers, Adam Amonett, Huel Johnson, Stanley Cross, Donna Cope, Kay Brown, Elza Neal, Gene Logan, Pete Lee, Carl Walker, Robert Padgett, and Carolyn Smith.
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