Volume 51, Number 44

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 30, 2014

Obituaries

Roger Lee Roach,
February 25, 1963 - November 7, 2012

CELINA--Roger Lee Roach, 49, Knobb Creek, Celina, TN passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina.
He was born Feb. 25, 1963 in Overton County to the late Will "Bill" Roger and Nell Ferrell Roach and lived all his life in Clay County. Mr. Roach was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include wife Debbie Troxell Roach of Celina; daughter, Tina Stafford & husband Donny of Gainesboro, Tn; two sons, Tim and David Collins both of Celina; step-mother, Brenda Roach; mother-in-law, Maudie Troxell of Pall Mall; two sisters, Dianne Day & husband Kenneth Simmons of Spencer, TN and Donnita Dilldine & husband Joey of Livingston; three grandchildren, Courtney Stafford, Hunter and Cameron Collins; great friend, Robert Boles.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Chris Hefner and Bro. Stephen Headrick officiating and burial at Travisville Cemetery. Pallbearers included Donny Stafford, Roger Westmoreland, Joey Dilldine, Robert Boles, Donny Spears and Larry Roach. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Antha Pearl Manis Clark
February 14, 1920 - November 3, 2012

BYRDSTOWN--Antha Pearl Manis Clark, 92, Richardson Rd., Byrdstown passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was born Feb. 14, 1920 in Pickett County to the late Tasso and Delevine Smith Manis. Mrs. Clark was a homemaker, factory employee and lived most of her life in Pickett County.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by husband Will Clark; son, Hollis Clark; three sisters, one brother, one granddaughter and one great-grandson.
Survivors include two daughters, Jessie Cooksey & husband Steve and Willie Kay Reeder; son, Aubrey Clark & wife Clebadell all of Byrdstown; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Tompkins and Bro. Rick Cross officiating and burial at Clark Cemetery. Pallbearers were Steven Cooksey, Ricky Clark, David Clark, Patrick Cope, Joey Rhule, Johnny Beaty, Danny Reeder and Ray Reeder. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

TOP STORIES

Pickett County unemployment down to 9.6% for September - County unemployment rates for September 2014, released this week, show the rate decreased in 94 coun... Keep Reading

New Bakery business open on West Main - "Muffin Top Sweet Shop', owned by Becky Watkins, is open and located at 609 West Main Street. T... Keep Reading

1st Annual PCHS Lady Bobcats, Bobcats BBQ is great success - The 1st Annual Pickett County Lady Bobcats and Bobcats BBQ was held this past Thursday night. The fu... Keep Reading