Christian 04

Rev. Carl R. Livesay

September 2, 1926 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 94)


Rev. Carl R. Livesay, age 94, of Thorn Hill, passed away Friday, March 12, 2021.  He was a lifetime member of Rock Bridge Baptist Church.  He pastored several churches in Hancock and Hawkins Counties.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Hannah ‘Sis” Turnmire-Livesay; father & mother, F.C. & Bobbie Livesay; brothers & sisters-in-law, Hubert & Madge Livesay, Curt & Bonnie Livesay and Clay & Stella Livesay; sister & brother-in-law, Dollie & James Brewer; brother-in-law, Henry Turnmire and father-in-law & mother-in-law, Carson & Birdie Turnmire


Survivors include;

Son; Henry C. Livesay & wife Glenda

Daughter; Janice Dean & husband Wayne

Grandsons; Craig Livesay & wife Brittney and Jerry Dean

Granddaughter; Angel Nelms & husband Michael

9 great grandchildren

Several nieces and nephews


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Rock Bridge Baptist Church

Rev. Norman Sauceman & Rev. Tracy Clifford officiating

Interment will follow in the Livesay Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be his nephews and close friends

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Hubert Gordon & Roy Hurley Jr.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the McNeil Funeral Home and from 1 to 2 P.M. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Rock Bridge Baptist Church.


The family asks that Covid precautions be observed, with the wearing of masks and social distancing.


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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March 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
March 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Rock Bridge Baptist Church

Thorn Hill, Tn 37881

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