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D222020le click here to add text.2020

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Billy Cook is the new Southern Zone Vice President
he was elected during  the 2019 Grand American
 ATA Delegate Report 
January 2020
Don R. Allen Age: 79

Of: Dickson, TN Died: September 3, 2019 at Horizon Medical Center
Mr. Allen was born May 1, 1940 in Nashville, TN. He was the owner of 96 Small Engine for 36 years. Mr. Allen was an outdoorsman who loved shooting trap and bow hunting. He was a master craftsman completing a 5year apprenticeship with the Local Carpenter’s Union 507 in Nashville, TN. Mr. Allen was very devoted to his children, grandchildren & great grandchildren.

Visitation: 4-8:00 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 & Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at Spann Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: for Mr. Allen will be conducted at 12:00 noon Saturday, September 7, 2019 from the chapel of Spann Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Hammer officiating.

Interment: Harpeth Hills Memory Garden

1 Son:
Barry Allen (Kim) of Burns, TN
2 Daughters:
Amanda Vandivort (Ricky) of Dickson, TN
Tamara Ford (Carroll) of Dickson, TN
1 Brother:
Larry Wayne Allen (Margaret) of Lyles, TN
7 Grandchildren:
Tyler Allen, Wyatt Allen, Amber Evans, Lori Robertson
Mark Ford, Brad Ford & Ashley Ford

Preceded in death by:
Parents: Herbert Henry & Effie Lou Brown Allen
Wife & Mother of His Children: Shirley Irene Allen
& 7 Siblings

Spann Funeral Home
1961 Hwy 48 North
Dickson, TN, 37055

Keith Norman Heeg

Litchfield - Keith Norman Heeg, age 63 of Litchfield, MI, formerly of Fowlerville, passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019. He was born December 23, 1955 in Howell, son of Stanley G. and Gladys E. (Jones) Heeg. Beloved husband of Terry L. Heeg of Litchfield; dear father of Jasen (Alex) Heeg of Fowlerville, Travis Heeg of Fowlerville and Amanda (Dan) Brennan of Greenville, stepfather of Lauren Ewing of Brownsburg, Ind. and Lain Ewing of Los Angeles, Calif., grandfather of Cody Heeg, Braden Heeg, Lili Heeg, Laci Heeg and Eloise Brennan. Also survived by sister, Claudia (Jim) Chapman of Alpena, brothers Brian (Nancy) Heeg and Allan (Rose Ann) Heeg of Fowlerville. Keith was preceded in death by his sister Kimberly on November 10, 1977 and parents Stanley on December 23, 2007 and Gladys on February 11, 2008. Keith was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was an avid outdoorsman. He was a life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association, a multi-time trapshooting champion, an enshrinee in the Michigan Trapshooting Hall of Fame, a member of the NRA and other sports associations. Keith worked in construction since high school, then opened his own successful construction business in late 1970s until 2004 when he closed it and began Keith Heeg Stock Works. With his mobile workshop, he traveled the country to ATA trapshooting tournaments. He customized competition shotguns and gave shooting instruction and gun fit sessions to future champions around the country. His reputation was impeccable. He was known for his master craftsmanship and shooting skill. Services will be Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at MacDonald's Funeral Home with visitation on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Michigan Trapshooting Hall of Fame 1534 W. Service Road, Mason, Michigan 48854, or the Trapshooting Hall of Fame P.O. Box 519, Sparta, Illinois 62286.

Welcome to 2020. First off I want to thank Rob Mathis for writing the last several monthly reports.
Let’s start the new year off by announcing the 2020 State Team.

Open                                                                                Sub Junior
Robert Smith 96.47                                                          Brayden Morris 93.60 AA
Mitchel Loveless 95.26 AA                                               Gage Jarnigan 93.17 AA
George Reese Jr 94.68                                                    Landon Meadows 92.65 AA
Donald Smith 94.25                                                          Logan Meadows 92.37 AA
Mike Burnette 92.01                                                          Lucas Davis 87.65 AA
Barry Allen 91.91
Richie Bolin 91.84                                                             Lady I
Mark Cantrell 91.31                                                           Brooke Barnett 93.25 AA
Rick Sweeney 90.72
David Beesinger 90.64 

  Lady II
  Sandra Smith 77.25

Junior                                                                              Junior Gold
Hunter Morton 93.51                                                       Garrett Sweeney 96.12 AA
Caleb Clayton 93.44 AA                                                  Dillon Tosh 95.47
Hayden Jacobs 92.50 AA                                                Hayden Zeigler 95.18
Colby Lancaster 92.36                                                     Brandon White 93.27
Caleb Tetleton 91.47                                                        Issac Sharp 92.64
Seth Swinea 91.42                                                           Seth Cooper 92.38 AA
Chandler Hinson 91.21                                                    Drake Fenwick 91.21
Jacob Taylor 90.80

Veteran Senior                                                                  Veteran
George Reese 90.29                                                        Larry Hord 91.12
Herman Chandley 86.93                                                   Walter Kern 91.11

Congratulations to all of the above shooters.

I need to mention some major accomplishments last year by 2 Tennessee shooters. Congratulations to Dillon Tosh for winning the ATA World Doubles Championship. Also, in August Robert Smith broke 100 straight from the 27 to complete his Grand Slam becoming only the seventh Tennessee Shooter to do so.

In 2019 I certified 3 new clubs, Crossville Shooting Sports Park at Crossville and Cherokee Rod & Gun Club at Kingsport. Also, the former Gallatin Club has moved and is now the Middle TN Sporting Association at Dixon Springs. All three clubs are planning on having monthly shoots.

January is a good time to make plans to attend the 2020 TN State Shoot. AIM State Shoot is June 16-17 followed by the State Shoot June 18-21 at Nashville.

Read the Rulebook, Please.

Check out our website at Shootatatn.com for more info.

For questions or further information contact me at [email protected]

Billy Cook
Southern Zone Vice President