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Citizen-Statesman 3/5/13

Sarah Beth Mayo

Infant Daughter

Sarah Beth Mayo, infant, of Red Boiling Springs passed away Feb. 27 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage. Graveside services and interment were held March 1 from the Leonard Cemetery with E.C. Meadows officiating.

Sarah Beth Mayo was born Feb. 27 in Smith County. Heaven has gained another angel.

She was preceded in death by her sister Heather Nicole Mayo.

Surviving relatives include her parents Patrick and Angel Davis Mayo of Red Boiling Springs; sisters Casey and Abby Mayo of Red Boiling Springs, maternal grandmother Callie Vaughn Davis; maternal grandfather David Davis; paternal grandfather James Mayo all of Red Boiling Springs; paternal grandmother Ruby Morris Mayo of Joppa, AL.

Anderson and Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

James Thompson Hagan

Army Veteran

James Thompson Hagan, 89, of Red Boiling Springs passed away Feb. 21 in his log cabin, which he built when he was 82. Funeral services were held Feb. 27 from the chapel of the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs with Elders Terry Austin and Barry Armour officiating. Interment followed in the Bethany Cemetery with full military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard in Cookeville.

James Thomas Hagan was born in Macon County and lived his whole life in Red Boiling Springs. He served as a deacon and loyal supporter of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church for most of his life. He was a kind and giving person and believed in doing unto others as you would have them do unto you. He proudly served with the U.S. Army during WWII, where he was awarded an American Theater Ribbon, European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Service Stars, a Good Conduct Medal and a World War II Victory Medal.

He was preceded in death by his parents Chet and Norma Hagan; wife Emma Hagan; sisters Alma Ruth Hix, Myrtle Bohanan and Gladys Vaughn; brothers Kenneth Hagan and Robert Hagan.

Surviving relatives include his sisters Georgian Armour and husband Cortez Armour of Red Boiling Springs and Mildred Roark of Red Boiling Springs.

Honorary pallbearers were Gary Vincent, Bobby Thomas, James Edgar Parkes, Elder Floyd Ferguson, Billy Wheeler, Danny Roark and Phillip Hix.

Active pallbearers were Fay Etheridge, Neil Dozier, Marty Pedigo, Teddy Bohanan, Tim Bohanan, Jeramiah Copas, Mark Hix and Randy Hagan.

Edith Irene Boone


Edith Irene Boone, 93, of Celina passed away Feb. 26 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services were held Feb. 28 at the Upton Funeral Home with Bill Threet officiating. Interment followed in the Fitzgerald Cemetery.

Edith Irene Perdue Boone was born Oct. 31, 1919 in Clay County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Celina Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents Walter Clark and Ethel Esther (Rich) Perdue; husband Luther Raymond Boone; sister Ruby Arms; and brother Arnium Perdue.

Surviving relatives include sons and daughters-in-law Walter Boone and wife Donna of Gallatin, James Daniel Boone and wife Judi of Gainesboro, Ronald Boone of Celina, Donald Boone and wife Margie of Moss, Luther Boone, Jr. and wife Debbie of Moss; daughters and sons-in-law Elizabeth Benz and husband Don of St. Louis, MO, Martha Ann Salwin and husband Ted of South Bend, IN, Daisy Morgan and husband Dave of Minden, NV and Gladys Dyer and husband Terry of Lenoir City; brother Dudley Cotton Perdue of Hestand, KY; sisters Georgia Lowe of Robbinsville, NC and Alice Poindexter of Celina; 21 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were Will Perdue, Scott Reagan and Eddie Perdue.

Pallbearers were Matthew Boone, Brandon Boone, Lee Boone, Nathan Boone, Michael Benz and Bobby Poindexter.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Tinsley or Fitzgerald Cemetery or by visiting the office of Upton Funeral Home.    

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