Funeral Services for Mr. Elmer Leon Flatt, age 93, of Livingston will be conducted 11 a.m., Friday, June 19, 2020 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home. Bro. Jon Ledbetter, and Bro. Henry Colbert will officiate. Burial to follow in the Campground Cemetery, with Military Honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will welcome friends on Thursday evening from 5 until 9 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home.
Mr. Flatt passed from this life on Saturday morning, June 13, 2020 from his residence. He was born in Jackson County, Tennessee on April 22, 1927 to the late Wesley G. & Minnie Ray Brown Flatt. Leon worked for 45 years for the General Motors Company. He met the love of his life on the Livingston Court House Square in 1956 and married her on May 29, 1956.. Leon enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, farming, raising cattle, and chickens He enjoyed listening to Hank Williams Sr, Patsy Cline, and Loretta Lynn.
Leon leaves behind his loving wife, Reba Ann Gore Flatt, of Livingston, TN; son, Dale Flatt & wife Lydia of Livingston, TN; daughter, Maleah Mitchell & husband Col. Mark Mitchell of Ft. Stewart, GA; grandchildren, Wesley Flatt, Daniel Flatt & wife Halie, Cassandra Mitchell, Caleb Mitchell, and 2nd LT. Olivia Mitchell; great-grandson, Brayden Mitchell-Kniffen
In addition to his parents, Leon was preceded in death by his brothers, Rudolph, Dewayne, and Roy Joe Flatt; sisters, Jewel Ledbetter, Goldia Buck, Pearl Roberts, Velsie Jackson, and Ruby Dickerson.
Pallbearers to serve are Cassandra Mitchell, Wesley Flatt, Caleb Mitchell, Olivia Mitchell, Daniel Flatt, and Brayden Mitchell-Kniffen.
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