Obituaries For The Week Of November 30, 2016

william-coe-pic-1William “Bill” Coe

William “Bill” Coe, age 86, died on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, at his home in Cookeville, TN. He was born December 27, 1929 in Byrdstown, Pickett County, TN to Kenneth D. and Minnie Lou Elder Coe. He was the seventh of 11 children. Bill grew up in Byrdstown and was drafted and served as a medic in the US Army during the Korean War. He married Peggy Ann Patton in Byrdstown, TN on May 4, 1959. Bill and Peggy owned and operated the Dixie Cafe, on the square in Byrdstown, for 20 years before selling it and moving with their three children to Cookeville in 1976. Bill and Peggy owned and managed multiple rental units for more than 30 years.

Bill had a passion for cooking and watching sports especially the Atlanta Braves. He love to talk to people, and he was immensely proud of his children and grandchildren. A graveside memorial service will be planned for a future date at Fentress Memorial Gardens (Jamestown, Fentress County, TN).

Mr. Coe is survived by wife, Peggy (Patton) Coe; son, Ken Coe; daughters, Becky Ginn and husband Wayne and Beth Coe; grandchildren, Meredith Ginn, Drew Ginn and Abby Ginn; sister, Joyce Huddleston and husband, Richard; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Coe was preceded in death by father, Kenneth D. Coe; mother, Minnie Lou (Elder) Coe; siblings, Gladys Coe Groce, Bob Coe, Charles Coe, Henry Coe, Janis Coe Eaton, Kenneth Coe, Jr., Earl Walden Coe, Kay Coe Dyer and Betty Coe Cooper.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the arrangements.

david-smith050Bro. David Smith

Bro. David Smith, age 64, of the Mt. Helen Community passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at his home.

David was saved at Shirley United Baptist Church in his early teens and joined Mt. Helen United Baptist Church. He married Judy Cotton on April 9, 1972. David was ordained as a minister of the gospel March 1988. During various times of his ministry he served as pastor at the following churches: Mt. Helen United Baptist Church, Fellowship United Baptist Church, Shirley United Baptist Church, Caney Branch United Baptist Church, Clarkrange United Baptist Church and Bethlehem Baptist Church. He served as moderator of the Stockton Valley Association for 9 years. David loved serving the Lord. He held a number of revivals with the Lord saving souls and encouraging Christians. He also performed a number of weddings and funerals over the years.

Bro. David Smith is survived by loving wife of 44 years, Judy Cotton Smith; children, Donnie Smith & wife, Allison, Janie Ramsey & husband, Chris and Darwin Smith; grandchildren, Lydia, Macy & Kara Smith, Megan, Levi & Tanner Ramsey and Olivia Smith; brothers, Curtis Smith & wife, Kathy, Daniel Smith & wife, Lavonna and Vernon Smith & wife, Chandra; sisters, Vera Goad & husband, Brady, Brenda Allred & husband, Fred and Sharon Ellis & husband, Paul; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Bro. David Smith was preceded in death by parents, Bro. Caldwell & Edith Hull Smith.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Helen United Baptist Church with Bro. Brady Goad and Bro. Rick Cross officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Helen Cemetery. Pallbearers included Bro. Fred Allred, Bro. Bruce Dunford, Bro. Carlie Garrett, Bro. Vernon Goad, Bro. Ronnie Peters, Bro. Randy Tompkins, Bro. Vernon Smith, and Bro. T.J. Waters.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

perry-winningham-picPerry “Bot” Winningham

Perry “Bot” Winningham, age 74, of Jamestown, TN passed away Monday, November 21, 2016.

Mr. Winningham was born July 22, 1942 in Overton Co., TN. He worked in construction.

Mr. Winningham is survived by wife of 53 years, Linda (Conatser) Winningham; daughter, Tonya Tipton & husband, John; sons, Tommy Winningham & wife, Connie and Tim Winningham; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Linda Sue Gregory & husband, Mike; special nephew, Duck Winningham.

Mr. Winningham was preceded in death by father, Georgie Mike Winningham; mother, Avous Delphia (Sells) Winningham; and brother, Don Winningham.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Leonard Brown and Bro. Anthony Creselious officiating. Burial followed in the Fentress Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers included Mike Gregory, Donald Winningham, Dustin Winningham, John Tipton, Blake French and Truman Creselious.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Tony A. Duncan

Tony A. Duncan, age 81, of Wartburg, formerly of Fentress County, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at his home. Tony graduated from York Institute. He was former city recorder and judge in Jamestown. He later moved to Erwin, TN to manage Unicoi County Gas System. After the death of his father he moved to Wartburg to run the family business, Duncan Department Store and Western Discount Store. He was appointed juvenile judge and county executive, then was elected Morgan County Executive. After retirement, he opened a Save-A-Lot Store in Wartburg and served on the board at Plateau Utility.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hooper B. and Ina Moles Duncan; two sons, Robert A. Duncan and Michael L. Duncan and one brother, Stoney Duncan.

He is survived by wife, Rita Tipton Duncan; daughter and son-in-law, April and Joe Lester; five grandsons, Brandon C. Duncan, Joshua A. Duncan, Joseph Lester, Patrick Lester and Aaron Williams; three granddaughters, Meredith Duncan, Sarah and Jessica Williams; daughter-in-law, Angie Duncan.

Funeral service was held Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Charlie Lambert officiating at Davis Funeral Home in Wartburg, TN. Graveside service was held Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. CST in Waters Cemetery in Jamestown, TN.

Davis Funeral Home of Wartburg, Tennessee was in charge of the services.