Citizen-Statesman 7/24/12

Felix Orville Jackson


Felix Orville Jackson, 91, of Red Boiling Springs passed away July 13 at the University Medical Center in Lebanon. Funeral services for Felix Orville Jackson were held July 17 from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Red Boiling Springs with Jack Honeycutt officiating. Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers included: his family and friends.

Felix Orville Jackson was born on July 29, 1920 in Richland Parish, La. He was an automobile mechanic, farmer and a member of the Willette Church of Christ. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II where he received the EAME Theater Ribbon with ONE Bronze Star; American Theater Ribbon; Good Conduct Ribbon and Victory Medal.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey and Loma Browning Jackson; wife, Evelyn Hudson Jackson; sisters, Lucille Donoho and Maxine Long; brothers, Edward, Robert and Lawrence Jackson.

Surviving relatives include: daughter and son-in-law, Gail and William Smith of Red Boiling Springs; granddaughter, April and husband Tim Birdwell of Westmoreland; grandsons, Bill Smith and Jonathan and wife Elizabeth Smith of Red Boiling Springs; great-grandchildren, Presley and Nacona Birdwell; sister and brother-in-law, Elsie and Glenn Phillips of Red Boiling Springs; sisters-in-law, Doris Jackson of Lafayette and Peggy and husband Ray Chambers of Nashville.

Ross Madison Norris

Ross Madison Norris, 46, of Cookeville passed away July 4 at the Cookeville Regional Hospital. Memorial services for Ross Madison Norris were held July 7 at the Beech Bethany Church of Christ.

Ross Madison Norris was born June 10, 1966 in Battle Creek, MI.

Surviving relatives include: mother, Betty Pardue of Cookeville; father, Leonard Norris of Battle Creek, MI; daughter, Rayne Norris of Celina; Rayne’s mother, Tammy Norris of Celina; brothers, Davie Norris of Battle Creek, MI and Edward Norris of Dallas, TX; and Rayne’s grandfather, Ray Boles of Celina.

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