Sentinel 4/17/12

Mable Pryor

Mable Pryor, 66, of Indian Creek Community of Jackson County passed away on April 7 at her home. Funeral services were held on April 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Hubert Jones officiating. Interment followed at Draper Cemetery.

Mable Pryor was born on Sept. 18, 1945 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Cubb Creek Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Frank Mea and Ruby Richardson Mea.

Surviving relatives include: her husband, Blair Pryor of Indian Creek Community of Jackson County; sons, Mark Pryor and wife Jennifer of Gainesboro and Randal Pryor of Gainesboro; daughter, Tina Richmond and husband John of Gordonsville; grandchildren, Brooke Pryor, Lisa Pryor, Latoya Pryor, Thomas Pryor, Austin Pryor, Bailey Pryor, Gracie Pryor, Allison Richmond, Genoa Dennis and Kayla Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Andrina Letner and Aleigha Letner; brother, Dan Mea and wife Tammy of Red Boiling Springs; and several nieces and nephews.

Jammie Stafford Hammons

Factory worker

Jammie Stafford Hammons, 74, of Morrison Creek Community of Jackson County passed away on April 9 at Cumberland River Hospital in Celina. Funeral services were held on April 12 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed in the Hensley Cemetery.

Jammie Stafford Hammons was born on Sept. 21, 1937 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker and a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbie Stafford and Lillie Wheeler Stafford; sisters, Jettie Garrison, Mary Smith and Lucille Wilson; and brother, Vester Stafford.

Surviving relatives include: son, Melvin Hammons and wife Debra of the Morrison Creek Community of Jackson County; grandchild, James Weeks; brothers, Johnny Stafford and David Stafford, both of the Morrison Creek Community of Jackson County; and several nieces and nephews.

Carrie Vickers

Homemaker

Carrie Vickers, 93, passed away April 11. Funeral services were held April 14 at the chapel of Madison Funeral Home with Rev. David Denson and Rev. Ken Carden officiating. Interment followed in Granville Cemetery.

Carrie Vickers attended Madison Church of the Nazarene for many years and was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Homer E. Vickers; parents, Henry and Alcie Ragland Carter; brother, Dow Carter; sisters, Ora Reynolds, Bertie Neal and Martha Harris.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Miles Vickers and wife Rita of Nashville and Barry Vickers and wife Jane Miller of Oak Ridge; sisters, Magdalene Montgomery of Granville and Refa “Trixie” Dretchen of Nashville; grandchildren, Ashely Vickers, Brandon Vickers and wife Miriam and Lindsey Vickers; several nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Mabel Gillespie and Jeanette Clark.

Kathleen V. Hargis

Factory worker and nurse

Kathleen V. Hargis, 65, of Gainesboro passed away April 11 at Cumberland River Hospital. Cremation was chosen. Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Kathleen V. Hargis was born Dec. 14, 1948 in Jackson County. She was a factory worker and a home health nurse.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, James Vickers and Louise Haney Vickers; husband, Paul Hargis; and brother, Esthel Vickers.

Surviving relates include: her daughters, Kimberly D. Wheeler of Gainesboro and Dawn Cooper of Cookeville; grandchildren, Jessica Wheeler, Timothy  Mansell, Elizabeth Mansell, Stephanie Wheeler and Cody Wheeler; and great grandchild, Jaylen Grace Wheeler.

Card Of Thanks

Thanks to Jackson County Fire and Rescue Department and Jackson County Command Center. Special thanks to Keith Bean, Citizens Bank of Gainesboro, Department of Human Services, Church of Christ Disaster Relief Volunteers, First United Methodist Church of Cookeville, Twin Lakes Phone Company, Upper Cumberland Electric Corporation, Manchester Fire Department and police officers. Also to all the volunteers who drove over 150 miles to help out, my family and my friends, kids and anybody else I’ve missed.

God Bless You,

Sonny and Cathy McCarthy

Allen Rood

Dodson Branch

 

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