Volume 51, Number 43

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 23, 2014

Obituaries

Etta Mae (Copeland)Sims
July 13, 1912 - November 29, 2009

BYRDSTOWN--Etta Mae (Copeland) Sims, 97, Cordell Hull Memorial Drive, Byrdstown, passed away Nov. 29, 2009 at Livingston Regional Hospital. She was a cook.
She was born July 13, 1912 in Pickett County, the daughter of Will Henry Copeland and Susie Bell (Hurt) Copeland. She lived most of her life in Pickett County and was a member of Wolf River Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by parents Will and Susie Copeland, husband, Willie Hile Sims; brother, Homer Lee Copeland; sister, Beulah Ellison Neal; two nephews Gerald and Jimmy Copeland.
Surviving relatives include seven nieces Lavern Stockton and husband Bobby; Phyllis Ellison Lee, Alice Ellison Anderson, Georgia Jones Copeland, Patricia Ellison Rich and husband David, Rebecca Ellison Kennedy and husband Kay, Donna Ellison Romines and husband Steve; four nephews Olen Copeland and wife Phyllis; Duane Copeland wife Magdalene; Harlan Copeland and wife Connie; Malcolm Ellison and wife Lana; 17 great nieces and nephews; 22 great great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. from Wolf River Baptist Church with Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Randy Tompkins. Burial followed at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery. Pallbearers were Tony Copeland, Emerson Stockton, Bernie and Francis Copeland, Jeff and Nicky Rich, Allen Smith, Jason Stockton, Robert Lee and Russell Kennedy.
Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.
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Alan Lee Troxell
March 24, 1953 - November 28, 2009

PALL MALL--Alan Lee Troxell, 56, Election Rd., Pall Mall, passed away Nov. 28, 2009 at his residence. He was employed at Micro Metal.
He was born March 24, 1953 in Pickett County, the son of Eugene and Maudie (Terry) Troxell. He lived most of his life in Pickett County.
He was preceded in death by his father; and son, Jeffrey Alan Troxell.
Surviving relatives include wife, Carolyn Sue (Crabtree) Troxell, Pall Mall; son, Gregory Darrell Troxell, Pall Mall; mother, Maudie Troxell, Pall Mall; two sisters, Sally Crabtree and Jim Rich, Pall Mall; Debbie Roach and husband, Roger, Moss, Tn.; six grandchildren Lakeisha, Brittney, Gavin, Sarah, Katrina, Kimberly Troxell; two daughters-in-law: Paula Johnson and Crystal Troxell.
Funeral services were held Dec. 1, 2009 at 10 a.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Alan Dixon officiating. Burial was at Travisville Cemetery. Pallbearers were Roger Roach, James Crabtree, David Collins, Dennis Beaty, Donnie Stafford and Jim Rich. Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Home of Byrdstown.
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Goldie Easter
March 28, 1921 - November 27, 2009

PALL MALL--Goldie Easter (Flowers) Moles, 88, Parker Rd., Pall Mall, passed away Nov. 27, 2009 at Signature Healthcare in Jamestown. She was a housewife.
She was born March 28, 1921 in Pickett County, the daughter of Ezra and Bonnie (Zachary) Flowers. She lived most of her life in Pickett County.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Eugene Moles; sister, Jewel Blaine; granddaughter, Bonnie Moles.
Surviving relatives include son, Robbie Moles and wife, Janet, Pall Mall; two sisters Ruby Flowers, Pall Mall; Dimple Robbins, Austin, In.; brother, James Flowers, New Castle, In.; two grandchildren, two great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at 1 p.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro. Randy Tompkins officiating. Burial was at Story Cemetery. Pallbearers were Robbie and James Moles, James Parker, Dallas Garrett, Eddie Anderson, Jeff Harding, and Cowboy Davidson.
Special care was provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.
Brown Funeral Chapel 24-Hour
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Jeff Storie
July 11, 1956 - November 8, 2009

Jeff Storie, 53, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 8, 2009.
Jeff was born July 11, 1956, in Dayton, Ohio. He grew up in the small farm town of Springboro, Ohio, before graduating with a degree in history and economics from Miami University (Ohio). Jeff was admitted to Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he received his J.D. in 1981. He then moved to Fort Worth to attend Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and start his law practice. He was a partner in the law firm of Decker, Jones, McMackin, McClane, Hall and Bates, P.C., and acted as the head attorney for the firm's intellectual property practice. This past year he became a member of the Trademark Public Advisory Committee, which advises the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. He also taught entertainment, intellectual property and sports law at the Texas Wesleyan School of Law. He was voted outstanding adjunct professor there in 2001.
His two passions in life were the Lord and his family. He married his precious wife of 26 years, Barbara, on July 30, 1983. Together they lived in Fort Worth and had two children, Josh and Callie. Jeff was a member of Birchman Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school to young married couples. He inspired countless numbers of men, women and children over the years and the lessons taught through his Bible teaching continue to inspire people today. He walked in righteousness and he lived out what he spoke. Jeff was a man of integrity and honor. His unique gift of tenderness and concern for all will truly be missed. He leaves a legacy of friends and relationships all over the country that will miss greatly and never met a stranger and he seemingly knew someone in every town. While our hearts are broken, we know he is with his first love, the Lord Jesus Christ.
Survivors include: loving wife, Barbara; adoring children, Joshua and Callie; parents, Walden and Cora Storie; father-in-law & mother-in-law, Radford and JoAnn Pritchett; extended family, Bob and Sandy Berghegar, Sara, Allison and Haley Berghegar and Jim Pritchett; and a host of friends who will miss him greatly.

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