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Sentinel 4/10/12

Bessie Jones Flatt

Factory worker

Bessie Jones Flatt, 94, of Cookeville passed away on March 29 at NHC Health Care Center. Funeral services were held on April 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Boiling Springs Cemetery.

Bessie Jones Flatt was born on Nov. 8, 1917 in Sparta. She was a factory worker and a member of the Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Story Mott and Avannah Saylors Mott; husband, Burnis L. Jones; son, Freddy Jones; brothers, Lloyd Mott, Robert Mott, Isaac Mott and Willie Mott; and second husband, Benton M. Flatt.

Surviving relatives include: son, Ted Jones and his wife Rosemary of Cookeville; daughter, Greta Flatt and husband Ken of Cookeville; daughter-in-law, Ruby Jones of Cookeville; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Kathlean Flatt

UCHRA worker

Kathlean Flatt, 80, of Gainesboro passed away on April 2 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Wells and Susan Elkins officiating. Interment followed in the Sam Flatt Cemetery.

Kathlean Flatt was born on Dec. 6, 1931 in Jackson County. She was a UCHRA worker and affiliated with the Gainesboro Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, James C. and Gladys Hawkins West; husband, Bernice Flatt; sons, Merlin, Tommy, Dale, James and Larry Flatt; infant daughter, Marie Flatt; sisters, Bobbie Sue Denton, Peggy Ann Knofski and Mary Kidd; brother, Joe West; and granddaughter, Heather Flatt.

Surviving relatives include: son, Bruce Flatt of Gainesboro; daughter, Carolyn West and husband Robert of Bloomington Springs; grandchildren, Shanna Pippin, Misti Greer, Christopher Flatt, Tommy Wayne Flatt, Shane Flatt, Heath Flatt, Amber Halliburton and Chad Flatt; brothers, Robert West of Gainesboro and Ray Douglas West of Ohio; and several great-grandchildren.

Charles Law Hix

Plumber and electrician

Charles Law Hix, 81, of Gainesboro passed away on April 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 4 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. O’Neal Huffines, Bro. Matthew Scoggins and Bro. Dennis Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery.

Charles Law Hix was born on Aug. 11, 1930 in Jackson County. He was a plumber and electrician and a member of the Richmond Chapel Church of Christ.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Luke C. and Daffo Law Hix; wife, Jamie Chaffin Hix; son, James Richard Hix; and daughter, Evelyn Carol Mayberry.

Surviving relatives include: his grandchildren, Savanna Mayberry of Gainesboro and Wesley Mayberry of Lebanon; and son-in-law, Donnie Mayberry of Gainesboro.

Vanessa Stafford

Vanessa Stafford, 53, of Whitleyville passed away on April 3 at her sister’s home. Funeral services were held on April 6 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed at Clark Cemetery.

Vanessa Stafford was born on Dec. 26, 1958 in Gainesboro. She was a homemaker and a member of the Beech Grove Church of Christ.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, Fay and Lorene Stafford; and brother, Douglas Stafford.

Surviving relatives include: son, T.J. Stafford of Whitleyville; brother, Timmy Stafford of Red Boiling Springs; and sister, Margie Jenkins of Whitleyville.

Frank Fuson

Frank Fuson, 67, of Gainesboro passed away on April 2 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on April 6 at Burris Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frank Fuson was born on Feb. 9. 1945 in Knoxville. He was a painter and builder and a member of the Assembly of God and a Christian soldier.

He is preceded in death by; his father, John Fuson.

Surviving relatives include: his wife, Ann Fuson of Gainesboro; mother, Nora Fuson; brothers, Millard Hobbs of Latonia, KY, Jimmy Fuson of Covington, KY, Bill Fuson of Hamilton, OH and Earl Fuson of Covington, KY; sisters, Mary Barnes, Wanda Mason and Wilma Singleton, all of Covington, KY; and several children.

Nesbert “Pete” Jones

Nesbert “Pete” Jones, 83, of Gainesboro passed away on April 3 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held on April 6 at Oliver Funeral Home in Winona, MS. Interment followed in Hayes Creek Cemetery in Mississippi.

Nesbert “Pete” Jones was born on Feb. 10, 1929 in Duck Hill, MS. He was raised a Methodist and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and the Vietnam Era. He was retired from Heat Craft in Greenada, MS.

He is preceded in death by: his parents, Carl and Marueen Crim Jones; grandchildren, Kevin Michael Wright and Joshua L. Wright; and five brothers.

Surviving relatives include: his wife, Marjorie Jones of Gainesboro; sons, Stanley D. Wright of Senatobia, MS and Kevin M. Wright of Gainesboro; daughters, Juanita Jones Hardin of Celina and Cassandra Wright Pangan of Honolulu, HI; grandchildren, Cory Hardin, Christina Hardin, Audrey Wright, Neal Wright and Brandon Pangan; great-grandchild, Parker Wright, brother, Millard Jones; and sisters, Lena Jeffcoat and Lamell Henley.

Card Of Thanks

The family of Christopher Kelly Hunter would like to express our appreciation for all you did during the loss of our loved one. We want to thank all of you that visited and your comforting words and prayers. We want to thank the Upper Cumberland Funeral Home for all of their kindness.

The family of Christopher Kelly Hunter.

 

Card Of Thanks

We would like to say thank you to everyone for being so loving and kind to us during the loss of our loved one, Ronnie Haney. Thanks for all the prayers, donations, cards, phone calls and food during the funeral and benefit. We would like to thank Jimmy Anderson and the staff of Anderson Funeral Home, the Jackson County Ambulance Service and Sycamore Church of Christ. We thank you for everything.

Beverly Johnson and the family of Ronald B. Haney

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