Volume 51, Number 42

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 16, 2014


Arthur "Art" G. Fournier
June 12, 1950 - October 11, 2014

BYRDSTOWN--Arthur "Art" G. Fournier, 64 of Byrdstown passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014.
He was born June 12, 1950 in Manchester, NH to the late George, Sr. and Irene Talbot Fournier.
Mr. Fournier is survived by his wife, Pamela Fournier of Byrdstown; two children, Megan Fournier of Concord, NH and Nathan Fournier and wife Meghan of Hillsboro, NH; two step-sons, Brian Cross and wife Delaine and Jason Cross, all of Byrdstown; five grandchildren, Colleen Fournier of Concord, N.H., Paul Pryor and wife Felicia, Austin Cross, Danielle and Joseph Cross, all of Byrdstown; great-grandson, Zander Pryor; brother, Chuck Fournier of Pensacola, FL; three sister-in-laws, Pat Lewis and husband Jeff, Sheila Lewis and husband, Stacey and Theresa Whitted and husband Mike; brother-in-law, Duwayne Smith and wife, Tammy, all of Winchester, IN. Also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

Flonnie M. Duvall
August 6, 1928 - October 9, 2014

ALBANY, KY--Flonnie M. Duvall, 86 of Albany, KY. passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014.
She was born August 6, 1928 to the late Tom and Lucinda Guffey.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Duvall; one daughter, Wanda L. Duvall; two sons, Billy and Bobby Duvall. Survivors include four sons, Dale, Jimmy Murl, Tom and Terry Duvall; two daughters, Connie Boils and Doris Pierce. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at Weldon Haddix Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Duvall and Rev. Kay Hancock officiating and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery. Arrangements by Weldon Haddix Funeral Home.

Jessie Nathalie Wells Baker
January 16, 1921 - October 6, 2014

BYRDSTOWN--Jessie Nathalie Wells Baker, 93 of Baker Lane passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at Livingston Regional Hospital.
She was born January 16, 1921 in Pickett Co. to the late Charles "Charlie" and Mary Bertram Wells. Mrs. Baker most of her life in Pickett Co. and 12 years in Rutland, VT from 1946-1958. She was a member of the Lovelady Christian Church where she played the organ, a past postmaster and piano teacher.
Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Francis E. Baker; daughter, Mary Lynne Baker; two sisters, Margaret Zimmerman and Robbie Hassler; two brothers, Robert Wells and Charles Bertram Wells.
Survivors include three daughters, Lana Rossi and husband Ed of Byrdstown, Norma Baker of Marrin, CA. and Rebecca Baker of Cookeville; two sons, Francis C. Baker of Monterey and Robert Dana baker and wife, Susan of Hendersonville, TN; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 at Brown Funeral Chapel with Pastor Kathie Bowles officiating and burial at Lovelady-Sims Cemetery. Pallbearers were David Wells, Steven Wells, Seth Baker, Tom Zimmerman, Tom Gallaher, Phillip Kay, Francis C. Baker and Robert Dana Baker. Special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at www.brownfuneralchapel.com.

Ineta T. Masiongale
May 8, 1923 - October 6, 2014

MUNCIE, IN--Ineta T. Masiongale, 91 went to be with the Lord Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at her residence.
She was born May 8, 1923 in Byrdstown to the late Joe and Sarah Riley Walker. Mrs. Masiongale married George Masiongale in 1940 and moved to Muncie in 1943. She spent most of her life as a homemaker, worked for Marhoefer's for 11 years, was a member of Jackson Park Baptist Church, volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Christian Ministries. She loved canning, gardening and spending time with her family. Other than her parents she is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, George Masiongale who passed away in 1998 and one brother, Jesse Walker.
Survivors include three children, Ken Masiongale and wife Julia, Thelma Reynolds and husband Phil and Linda Creek and husband Leon all of Muncie; 10 grandchildren, Donnie Rutherford and wife Jamie, Darin Rutherford and wife Melinda, Denean McCutchen and husband Darrel, Mark Masiongale and wife Teresa, Teresa Patty and husband Larry, Richard Creek and wife Cathy, DeLisa Flynn and husband Gary, Matthew Goforth and wife Alyssa, Stacy Goforth and Mike Masiongale and wife Debbie; 23 great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 9, at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory with Pastor Joshua Johnson officiating and burial at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at meeksmortuary.com.


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