Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

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

Obituaries

Minnie Ann Duvall
November 30, 1920 - November 6, 2013

BYRDSTOWN--Minnie Ann Duvall, 92 of Cordell Hull Memorial Dr., Byrdstown passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was born November 30, 1920 in Clinton Co., KY. to the late William "Bill" and Emma Ferrell Duvall and lived most of her life in Pickett Co. Ms. Duvall was a retired garment factory employee, homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Byrdstown.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Wendell Duvall; daughter, Rita Stonecipher; two sisters, Pauline Delk and Roxie Duvall; three brothers, Walter, Junior and Esco Duvall; three grandchildren, Judy, Ronnie and Debra Savage; and son-in-law, Bill Means.
Survivors include four daughters, Ruby Means, Lexington, KY; Wanda Eguia and husband Adam of Decatur, IN; Susie Fisher of Byrdstown and fiance James Qualls, Livingston; Barbara Wood and husband Tony of Albany; four sons, James Duvall and wife June of Indianapolis; Bobby Duvall and wife Lois of Bloomington, IN; Kirby Duvall, Bluffton, IN; Louis Duvall and wife Jane, Bloomington, IN; sister, Glenda Masiongale of Muncie, IN; brother, William Duvall of Albany; 23 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jack Duvall officiating and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery in Duvall Valley. Pallbearers were Jimmy Duvall, Tim Stonecipher, David Vitatoe, Lane Duvall, Billy Duvall and Bobby Duvall. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Dial Delk
May 18, 1935 - November 5, 2013

NASHVILLE, TN--Dial Delk, better known as "Dickie", 78 of Nashville, TN. and former resident of Fentress Co. passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He was born May 18, 1935 in Jamestown, TN. to the late David and Dona Elva Delk and lived most of his life in Nashville, TN. Mr. Delk was a retired parts manager for Cadillac of Nashville.
Survivors include two daughters, Vickie D. Delk-LaFever of Jamestown, TN. and Dedee Hayes and husband Kelvin of Nashville, TN; one son, David Delk of Nashville, TN; brother, Roger Delk of Maryville, TN; six grandchildren, James D. Smith, Lovetta D. Drew, Brittany Hayes, Breanna Hayes, Brooklyn Hayes, Beverly Delk. Also survived by other loving family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Sister Joy Langford officiating and burial at Mt. Era Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tom Storie, Cecil Storie, John Griffith, Michael Griffith, Robert Storie and Jerry Storie. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Frances Lucille Tolliver Spinks
April 5, 1924 - November 5, 2013

BYRDSTOWN--Frances Lucille Tolliver Spinks, 89 of Pickett Care and Rehab and former resident of Kettering, OH. passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was born April 5, 1924 in Groveport, OH. to the late Charles E. and Stella Seymour Tolliver. Mrs. Spinks lived most of her life in Kettering, OH. and was a retired department store employee.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald Spinks of Kettering, OH; two sons, Keith Bradley and wife Robin of Monroe, TN. and Terry Bradley and wife Diana of Louisville, KY; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Columbus, OH. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel.

Willie Kyle "Bill" Upchurch
July 30, 1939 - October 30, 2013

PALL MALL--Willie Kyle "Bill" Upchurch, 74, Pall Mall passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Sunday, July 30, 1939 in Pickett Co. to the Arney and Gladys Greer Upchurch. Mr. Upchurch was a member of Travisville United Methodist Church, a Tennessee State Trooper, Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Game Officer, business owner, member of the Freedom Masonic Lodge #643 F and A.M. in Sunny Brooke, KY. and lifelong member of the National Rifle Assoc. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Kyle Upchurch.
Survivors include his wife, Jeanette "Nettie" Upchurch of Pall Mall; son, Arney Clay Upchurch of Albany; daughter, Tara Angelia Upchurch of Albany; sister, Clarice Jane Lawson of Pickett County. Also survived by several nieces, nephews other family members and a host of friends.
Funeral service were held Sunday, November 3, 2013 in the Chapel of Campbell-New Funeral Home in Albany with Bro. Larry Brown and Bro. Larry Campbell officiating and burial at Davidson Cemetery in Forbus, TN. Pallbearers were Bobby Jack Dalton, Wayne Riddle, Doug Lamb, Tex Crabtree, Quentin Henery, Craig Norris, Larry Misinhamer and W.B. Melton. Campbell-New Funeral Home of Albany were in charge of services.

Susan Lorraine Evans Trinko
May 18, 1959 - October 29, 2013

COOKEVILLE--Susan Lorraine Evans Trinko, 54, Cookeville, TN. passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born May 18, 1959 in Louisville, KY. to the late Millard J. "Bill" and Dixie Evans. Mrs. Trinko was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her loving husband, Dean Trinko; two daughters, Christian and Hannah Pryor; five grandchildren, Ethan, Eliza, Colton, Lucas and Bryson, all of Cookeville; four children; eight step-grandchildren; one brother, Billy Evans and wife Jeannie of Monticello, KY; two sisters, Robbin Wright and husband Gary and Carol Ford and husband Timmy, all of Byrdstown; four nephews, Ryan Haynes, Gary Wright, Matthew and Jacob Ford; two nieces, Jill Ford and Leah Evans.

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