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We Remember: Today’s Obituaries

Here are the latest obituaries and notices as provided by the
funeral homes serving Cookeville, Baxter, Monterey, Sparta, Gainesboro and Livingston.

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Obituaries For Wednesday, May 23

Funeral Services For Jewell I. Key, Age 83, Of West Carrollton, Ohio, Will Be Conducted On Thursday, May 24, 2018, At 11:00 AM From The Chapel Of Goff Funeral Home. Rev. Keith Tosh Will Officiate With Interment To Follow In The Shady Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Key Was Born On April 12, 1935, In Breathitt County, Kentucky, To The Late Issac And Nanny Landrum Stidham. Mrs. Key Passed Away On Friday, May 18, 2018, At Kettering Medical Center. Mrs. Key Was Retired From West Carrollton Schools Where She Had Worked In The Cafeteria. She Was A Member Of West Carrollton First Baptist Church. She Is Survived By, 2 Sons And Daughters-In-Law, Robert L. And Kimberly Key Of New Carlisle, OH, Garry B. And Cheryl Key Of Nashville, TN; 2 Daughters And Sons-In-Law, Sonja J. And Michael Ransdell Of Rockwood, MI, Cindy And Philip Hageman Of Cookeville, TN; 8 Grandchildren, Holli (John) Remy, Heather Guthrie, Brooke Sumpter, Angela (Jason) Bailey, Garry James (Kristie) Key, Melissa Meyer, Nikki Hageman And Brittney (Casey) Hughes; 16 Great Grandchildren. In Addition To Her Parents, She Was Preceded In Death By Her Husband, Haskell Key, Sr.; And Son, Haskell Key, Jr. In Lieu Of Flowers, The Family Request Memorial Donations Be Given To The American Heart Fund. The Family Will Receive Friends At Goff Funeral Home On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, From 5:00 PM Until 8:00 PM.

Graveside service for Mrs. Grace Womack Parker, age 96 of Sparta, formerly of Dibrell, will be held at 11:00 am Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Horton Springs Cemetery in Smithville. Grace passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Life Care Center of Sparta. She is the mother of Carol Allison. In lieu of flowers make donations to the Oak Grove Church of Christ in Warren Co.

The celebration of life services for Lonnie Dale Spivey, 64 of Gainesboro, will be held at 1 P.M. on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Brother Jimmy Anderson officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. After the burial service, there will be a dinner at the Fairview Community Center for family and friends. Lonnie passed away surrounded with love by his family on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born April 30, 1954 in Gainesboro. Lonnie was an incredible husband, father, and friend to many. He worked for Highways Inc. for 34 years. He believed firmly that you worked hard for what you wanted. In his spare time, he enjoyed taking care of his horses, playing guitar, collecting guns and knives, and spending time with his family. Lonnie leaves behind his beloved wife and best friend, Martha Spivey; Sons Jason Spivey and wife April, Anthony Spivey, Brandon Spivey and fiancée Erica, Steven Spivey, and Jason Frasier and fiancée Alex; Daughters Paige Buck and husband Bobby and Macy Smit and husband Derrick; mother Ruth Carmack; sister Betty Sue McKee and husband James; brother-in-law Roland Heady; Grandchildren Alyssa, AJ, Lilly, Levi, Marley, Allibeth, Colton, Averie, Tyler, Cameron, Carter, and Eva; Great-grandchild Liam. Lonnie was preceded in death by his father Winton Spivey, brother Harold Spivey, and sister Joann Heady and numerous aunts and uncles. The family will receive visitors on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 4 to 8 P.M. and Friday, May 25, 2018 from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M.

Funeral Services for Ruby Jane Wilder will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018 from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home at 7:00 PM. Private Graveside Services will be held Friday, May 25, 2018 at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Ruby passed from this life on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville. Ruby was born Sunday, November 16, 1930 in Sneedville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Betty Johnson. Ruby was a loving wife, mom, and mawmaw. She was a hairdresser for fifteen years. Ruby was a member of State Line Baptist Church in Kingsport for 30 plus years and when she moved to Cookeville she attended Stevens Street Baptist Church. She was a Sunday school teacher for 40 plus years. Ruby loved her personal walk with God. Ruby is survived by: Daughter: Judy and Richard Dyer; Son: Jerry and Kimberly Wilder; Grandchild: Denice and Patrick Rinks; Great-Grandchild: Alex Rinks. In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by: Husband, Willard Wilder. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Crest Lawn Funeral Home. In Lieu of Flowers, Donations are asked to be made to: Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. Cumberlands Office, 1459 Interstate Dr. Ste 211, Cookeville, TN 38501.