Volume 51, Number 30

eighteen pages

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

Obituaries

Eugene Masiongale
March 13, 1936 - June 3, 2014

PALL MALL--Eugene Masiongale, 78 of Cedar Grove Rd., Pall Mall passed away Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at his residence.
He was born March 13, 1936 in Pickett Co. to the late Will Andrew and Susie Ellen Pritchard Masiongale and lived all his life in Pickett Co. Mr. Masiongale was a member of the Red Hill Methodist Church, a retired Pickett Co. Hwy. Dept. employee, heavy equipment operator, logger, farmer and past restaurant owner.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by four brothers, J.L., Dale, Oval and David Masiongale; two sisters, Eldean Ford and Stella Stokes; three brother-in-laws, Sylas Stokes, Ben Ford and Bill Patton.
Survivors include his wife, Bula Clark Masiongale of Pall Mall; daughter, Tina Storie and husband Tom; two sons, Phil Masiongale and wife Peggy and Jeff Masiongale and wife Charlotte all of Byrdstown; three sisters, Estelle Patton of Jonesboro, IN., Emogene Stinson and husband Clay of Franklin and Sandra Fratto and husband Dan of New Jersey; two brothers, Randall Masiongale and wife Gail of Hilham; and Roger Masiongale and wife Dianne of Pall Mall; six sisters-in-law, Allene Masiongale, Charlene Masiongale and Delta Smith of Byrdstown; Phyllis Masiongale of Carthage, TN.; Ruth Masiongale of Marion, IN. and Velma Masiongale of Smyrna, TN; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 6, 2014 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Darren Ford and Bro. Rick Cross officiating and burial at Pritchard Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jimmy Cope, Huel Johnson, Justin Masiongale, Jason Masiongale, Robert Masiongale, Robert Storie. Honorary pallbearers were the Pickett Co. Highway Dept. Employees.
Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Kenneth Ray Sells
November 8, 1945 - June 2, 2014

Kenneth Ray Sells, 68 of Monroe, TN. passed away Monday, June 2, 2014 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 8, 1945 in Pickett Co. to the late Billy "Booze" and Elmer "Tood" Taylor Sells.
Other than his parents he is preceded in death by two brothers, Douglas Sells and Johnny Benton Sells; two sisters, Emma Gene Ledbetter and Ruth King.
Survivors include his wife Linda Melton Sells; three sons, Jeff Sells and wife Kim, Jimmy Sells and wife Tammy and Joey Sells and wife Theresa; two sisters, Willa Dean Holman and Irene Reeder; brother, Buster Sells; five grandchildren, Amy Jolley and husband Matt, Dustin Sells and wife Brandi, Caleb Sells, Camme Sells and Brandi Sells. Also survived by several great-grandchildren, host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held June 5, 2014 at Hall Funeral Home in Livingston with Dr. Mark Nowell officiating and burial in the Sells Family Cemetery located on the family farm. Pallbearers were Jason Oakley, Caleb Sells, Brian Johnson, Shane Melton, Kenny Melton and Brandon Robbins.

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