Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries

Wanda Carr
March 22, 1956 - March 3, 2011

BYRDSTOWN--Wanda L. Manis Carr, 54, of 515 North Main St., Byrdstown passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011 at her residence.
She was born March 22, 1956 in Pickett Co. to the late Garfield and Geneva Moles Manis and lived most of her life in Pickett Co. Mrs. Carr was a past employee of the Pickett County Ambulance, a factory employee and of Baptist faith. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by three sisters, Peggy Gray, Sue Parrish and Barbara Phillips; brother, Norman Manis.
Survivors include son, Jamon Carr and soulmate Clifford South, both of Byrdstown; two sisters, Donna Manis of Byrdstown, Ruth Black of Clinton, TN. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Shelton officiating and burial at Story Cemetery. Pallbearers included Shane Dinkins, Richard Dinkins, Ron Lipscomb, Brian South, Pete Lee and Josh South. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Enid Morgan Pemberton
March 31, 1918 - March 3, 2011

MURFREESBORO, TN--Enid Louise Morgan Pemberton, 92, of 1238 Bayard Ave., Murfreesboro, TN and formerly of Pickett County, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011 at her residence.
She was born March 31, 1918 in Detroit, MI. to the late Sam and Dora Warren Morgan and lived most of her life in Pickett County. Mrs. Pemberton was a housewife and a past member of the Red Hill Church of Christ in Byrdstown and a present member of the Lascassas Church of Christ in Murfreesboro. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Knoxie Pemberton and one brother Bill Morgan. Survivors include, three daughters, Karen Koger & husband Gary, Albany, KY., Sharon Davis, Murfreesboro, TN; and Judy Kirchner, New Palestine, IN; son, Donald Pemberton, Indianapolis, IN; sister, Shirley Pillon, Detroit, MI; nine grandchildren and also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 7, 2011 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Glen Ledbetter officiating and burial at Story Cemetery. Pallbearers included Steve Koger, Gary Koger, Shane Speck, Shawn Legan, Joe Koger and Garfield Pemberton. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

John "Pete" Chilton
June 24, 1927 - February 28, 2011

BYRDSTOWN--John "Pete" Wesley Chilton, 83, 120 Lakeview Heights, Byrdstown passed away Monday, February 28, 2011 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.
He was born June 24, 1927 in Overton County, to the late John Wesley and Effie Maynord Chilton and lived most of his life in Pickett County. He was past owner and operator of Byrdstown Laundry, Chilton's Trailer Park and Mildred's Drive-Inn Restaurant and attended the Lovelady Christian Church. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by sister, Alma O. Pennington; and brother, Lester Chilton.
Survivors include; wife, Mildred Irene Holbert Chilton; one son, Johnny Winston Chilton & wife Renate; sister, Colene Hill, all of Byrdstown; brother, Robert Chilton, New Castle, IN; two grandchildren, Daniel Chilton & wife Tara, Kirsten Auberson & husband Mark; four great-grandchildren, Delaney, Paisley, Kobey Chilton and Trevor Auberson. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Thursday March 3, 2011 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating and burial at Smyrna Cemetery. Pallbearers included; Doug Manis, Merle Nottingham, Jackie Daniels, Mark Auberson, Kenny Little and Ruel Chilton. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

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