Obituaries - December 29, 2007

Lorene Driver

Services for Mrs. Driver will be 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria, Tenn., with the Bro. Amos Jarman and Bro. Phillip Lane officiating. Interment will be in Hillview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, and from 10 a.m. until service time on Sunday.

Mrs. Driver, 80, died Friday, Dec. 28, at Dekalb Community Hospital. A homemaker, she was a member of West Main Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Early and Valley Tramel Webster; two brothers, Clarence and John Webster; and two sisters, Bettie Johnson and Lealett Agee.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Robert Driver of Alexandria; a daughter, Betty Sue Vaughn of Smithville; grandchildren, Randy (Natasha) Vaughn of Alexandria, and Cindy Vaughn of Murfreesboro; great-grandchildren, Drake Vaughn of Alexandria and Elsie Grace Vaughn of Alexandria; three sisters, Elsie Pugh of Lebanon; and Ruth Agee and Tommie Dedmon, both of Alexandria; several nieces and nephews.

George Howard Speck

Services for Mr. Speck will be 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gregory and Mr. Speck’s brother, Bro. L.E. Speck will officiate. Interment will follow in the Speck family lot in Smith County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday at Sanderson Funeral Home from 1 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday after 10 a.m.

Mr. Speck, 73, of the Hogans Creek Community died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage following a long battle with cancer.

He retired in 1993 from Precision Rubber Company in Lebanon with over 25 years of service. He was of the Pentecostal faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents Osko and Ocie Jane Hargis Speck; a sister, Billie Ruth Bates; and a son, Tony Speck.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Margaret Dellia Christian Speck; three children, Tammy (Tony) Smith of Carthage; Marty Speck of Hogans Creek; Connie (Anthony) Bowman of Hogans Creek; four sisters, Jimmie Petty of Flatrock Community; Shirley (James) Earl of Lebanon; Sara (Alan) Tomlinson of Mt. Juliet; Barbara (Ralph) Hall of Watertown; three brothers, Harold (Janie) Speck of Lock 7 Community; L.E. (Ruth) Speck, Wayne (Brenda) Speck, all of Lebanon; six grandchildren, Miranda, Keith, Phyllicia, Blake, and Betheney Speck, and Audri Bowman.

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