Volume 54, Number 8

twelve pages

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


Janet Irene (Sheely) Robb
December 5, 1935 - July 5, 2008

BYRDSTOWN--Janet Irene (Sheely) Robb, 72, 1380 Beason Road, Byrdstown, passed away July 5, 2008 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was born Dec. 5, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Chester and Viola (Gettleman) Sheely. She lived the past 14 years in Pickett County. She was a homemaker and devoted mother and was an award winning pianist and organist.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Dennis Sheely.
Surviving relatives include husband, James H. Robb, Byrds-town; four sons, Michael Francis Robb, Mays Landing, NJ; Dr. Anthony S. Robb, Collingswood, NJ; James Chester Robb, Sparta; and William L. Robb, Cookeville; granddaughter, Samantha Robb; grandson, Jusin Henry Robb; nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
The family has requested that services be private. Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.
Brown Funeral Chapel 24-Hour Funeral News 864-3696

Harold Lloyd “Barney” Holt
January 10, 1940 - July 4, 2008

ATLANTA, GA--Harold Lloyd “Barney” Holt, 68, passed away July 4, 2008 at Atlanta Hospice. He was born in Byrdstown Jan. 10, 1940 to Lloyd and Elsie Holt. He attended Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville; Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Ga.; completed a four year course, Education for Ministry at University of the South in Sewanee, Tn.; and served in active duty in the United States Air Force for four years. He was active with the Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul serving on the Vestry and as Education for Ministry Mentor. After 35 years with Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, he retired in 1998 as Sales Manager.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd “Barney” Holt.
Surviving relatives include his wife of 46 years, Carolyn Holt, Marietta, Ga.; his mother, Elsie Holt, Cookeville; three brothers, Gary Holt, Marietta, Ga.; Gregory Holt, Cookeville; Morris Glen Holt, Crossville; four nieces and two nephews.
A memorial service honoring the life of Barney Holt was held July 8 at 10 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, 1795 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta, Ga. 30062. Arrangements by Cremation Society of the South in Marietta.

Razell Hummel Jr.
November 25, 1966 - June 28, 2008

BYRDSTOWN--Razell Hummel Jr. (better known as Toejoe), 41, 2470 Moodyville Rd., Byrdstown, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2008 in Brownsville, Ky. He was co-owner of Dale Hollow Wood Flooring.
He was born Nov. 25, 1966 in Muncie, In. the son of Razell Hummel Sr. and Lucy (Humphrey) Hummel. He lived most of his life in the Willow Grove area.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucy Hummel; grandparents, Eston and Madie Humphrey, Eddie and Martha Hummel; uncle, Curtis Taylor; cousin, Leda Cox.
Surviving relatives include wife, Tina Louise (Lloyd) Hummel, Byrdstown; two daughters, Tiffany Marie (Hummel) Phillips and husband, Juston, Allons, Tn.; Alissa Sue Hummel, Byrdstown; father, Razell Hummel Sr., Anderson, In.; two sisters, Lisa Andrews, Anderson, In.; Cindy Ezell, Louisville, Ky.; two brothers, Tommy and Kevin Hummel, both of Anderson, In.; special aunt, Connie Taylor, Allons, Tn.; nieces, nephews, other family members and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held July 2, 2008 at 10 a.m. from Livingston Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Johnny Rexroat and Bro. Eric Dillon officiating. Burial was at Fellowship Ceme-tery. Pallbearers were Juston Phillips, Jeremy Hammock, Chris Abbott, Daryle Carter, Alan Taylor, Waylon Hurst and Phillip Reeder. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Lee Smith, Steve Martin, Jason Hammock and Jeff Sells. Special care was provided by Livingston Funeral Home, Livingston.


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