Citizen-Statesman 4/10/12

Cleveland Cunningham

Cleveland Cunningham, 47, of Celina passed away March 28 at his residence. Funeral services were held March 31 from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home. Interment followed in the McDonald Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: Junior Langford, Vester Lacy, Nick Lacy, Elijah Pennington, David Pennington and Lee White.

Cleveland Cunningham was born Oct. 1, 1964 in Tompkinsville, KY.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Aaron Glen Cunningham; and sisters, Brenda Cunningham Pennington and Rhonda Tinsley Ragland.

Surviving relatives include: parents, Robert and Evelyn Boles of Hilham; brothers, Eddie Cunningham of Hilham, James Cunningham and Robert Allen Boles both of Celina; sisters, Vester Carol (Larry) Lacy of Celina and Sandy (Tinsley) Marks of Putnam County; nephews, Mike Lacy, Elijah D. Pennington, James Johnson, A.J. and Braxton Boles; and nieces, Evelyn Cunningham and Amy Johnson.

Barbara Joan Frazier

Homemaker

Barbara Joan Frazier, 56, of Celina passed away March 28 at Cumberland River Hospital. Graveside services were held March 31 at Union Hill Cemetery. Upton Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Pallbearers included: Lee Butram, Craig Copas, Ricky Copas, Don Asberry, Jason Rhoten and Arno Hatcher.

Barbara Joan Frazier was born Nov. 27, 1955 in Clay County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clura H. and Iva M. Price Copas; brothers, James, H.C., Lanny and David Copas; and sisters, Janetta Copas and Judy Burton.

Surviving relatives include: son, Derrick A. and wife Tara Anderson of Celina; and grandchild, Kipp Anderson.

Lester Gass

Sawmill Worker

Lester Gass, 76, of Red Boiling Springs passed away March 30 at Monroe County Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 2 from the chapel of Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Billy Traughber officiating. Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery.

Pallbearers included: his family and friends.

Lester Gass was born Dec. 15, 1935 in Macon County. He was a sawmill worker for the former J.B. Cassetty Lumber Company and a member of the Bethel Family Worship Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Gracie Slate Gass; sister, Ella Isenberg; and brothers, Dewey Ray Gass.

Surviving relatives include: several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Aide “Nancy” Browning

Homemaker

Aide “Nancy” Browning, 37, of Hermitage Springs passed away Feb. 24 at Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held March 14 in Mexico. Anderson and Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Aide “Nancy” Browning was born Aug. 27, 1974 in Aguascalientes, Mexico. She was a homemaker and attended the Holy Family Catholic Church.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Glynn Browning of Hermitage Springs; parents, Jose Jorge Mora Torres and Luisa Arenas Galaviz of Aguascalientes, Mexico; mother-in-law, Mae Browning; brothers, Jorge Mora and Israel Mora both of Aguascalientes, Mexico; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Launa Gaye Buford Stone

Retired

Launa Gaye Buford Stone, 79, of Arcot passed away March 30 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held April 2 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home with Bro. Roger Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Stone Cemetery.

Launa Gaye Buford Stone was born April 29, 1932 in Willow Grove. She was an employee of Farm Bureau Insurance for 33 years and a member of the Arcot Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Nannie Clark Buford; husband, Henry Boyd Stone; brothers, John T. Buford and Clark Buford; and sister, Katherine Buford.

Surviving relatives include: brother, Edward Buford of Celina; sisters, Isabel Garrett of Allons, Lavelle Buford of Cordele, GA, Wynell Roylston of Smyrna, GA, and Billie Stone of Celina; and numerous nieces and nephews as well as several great nieces and nephews.

Card of Thanks

The family of Joseph Buford Roylston would like to thank everyone for their prayers, phone calls, concerns and kindness during Joe’s illness and final days. He was at peace and he felt all the love being sent his way. We all appreciate everything the community has done.

Wynell Buford Roylston

                                                                                                                                     and Family

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