Obits 8/1/17

Larry Wayne Heady

Heavy Equipment Operator

Larry Wayne Heady, 64, passed away July 23 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held July 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born Feb. 26, 1953 in Jackson County. He was a heavy equipment operator in the pipeline utility industry. He enjoyed playing guitar with his son.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed Heady and Rose Heady; one son, Jonathan Wayne Heady; three brothers, Bobby Clay Heady, Joe “Red Joe” Heady and Ralph McCoy Heady; one sister, Mary Prill.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Mary Heady of Cookeville; two brothers, Roland Heady of Gainesboro and Danny Heady of Cookeville; four sisters, Judy Heady, Pam Humphery and Brenda (Donnie) Dill, all of Gainesboro and Gayle Pharris of Cookeville; one sister-in-law, Bobbie Heady of Cookeville; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

Ella B. Glover

Ella B. Glover, 100, passed away July 12. Funeral services were held July 16 at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home in Uniontown, Ohio with Anthony Whitley and Justin Bean officiating. Interment followed at Sunset Hills Burial Park. Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She was born in Jackson County. She lived in Hartsville most of her life and was a member of the Church of Christ. Ella enjoyed cooking, sewing and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edd Glover.

Surviving relatives include daughters, Mat (JT) Whitley, Shirley (TF) Deitz, Betty (Bill) Kirk and Joyce (Denny) Clay; nine grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; fifteen great-great grandchildren; brother, Arnold (Jewel) Spivey.

 

Bruce Hawkins

Retired

Bruce Hawkins, 69, pass-ed away July 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating.

Interment followed at Lynn Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born March 26, 1948 in Jackson County. He retired from the Jackson County Ambulance Service in 2008, where he served for 36 years. He also served as the director of the Ambulance Service for many years. He served as a Jackson County Commissioner for 12 years and was affiliated with the Burristown Assembly of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Sue Hawkins; and one sister, Lisa Hawkins.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Linda Hawkins of Gainesboro; one son, Cameron Hawkins of Gainesboro; four daughters, Nicki (J.B.) Stone of Whitleyville, Shalane (Jeremiah) Ragsdale of Gainesboro, Angie (Gary) Richardson of Gainesboro and Regina (Darryl) Johnson of Livingston; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Linda (Darrel) Holloway of Monterey.

 

Aline Vickers Birdwell

Garment Factory Worker

Aline Vickers Birdwell, 78, passed away July 27 at her residence. Funeral services were held July 29 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tim Morrison officiating. Interment followed at Vickers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She was born March 28, 1939 in Jackson County. She was a garment factory worker and attended Sonlight Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis Lee Vickers and Molly Vickers; her husband, William Franklin Holland; one daughter, Kim Bowman; one grandson, Brandon Lee LaFever; one brother, Shirley Vickers.

Surviving relatives include three daughters, Penny (Steven) Vance of Bloomington Springs, Donna (James) White of Cookeville and Vickie (Randy) Mahan of Cookeville; four grandchildren, Matthew Richardson, Brittany Walker, Kendra Kilmon and Ashley Krischel; one great grandchild, Alicia Richardson; two brothers, Buddy Vickers of Bloomington Springs and Truman Vickers of Gainesboro; two sisters, Barbara Whellus of Fla. and Christine Mason of Bloomington Springs.

 

Mary Frances Stevens Clark

Retired

Mary Frances Stevens Clark, 95, passed away July 26 at the Tennessee State Veterans Home in Knoxville. Funeral services were held Aug. 1 at Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. Jenny Caughman officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Weatherford Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

She was born Aug. 30, 1921 in Leesville, S.C. She served in the US Army during the Korean War. She retired from General Hospital in Nashville where she was a registered nurse. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William McKinley Stevens and Lillie Belle Langford Stevens; husband, Harold E. Clark; brothers, Robert Edward Stevens, Willie Clide Stevens and Albert Clifton Stevens Dodson.

Surviving relatives include son, Harold E. (Deborah) Clark Jr. of Oak Ridge; sister, Lilla Lee Stevens Dodson of SC..; brother-in-law, Jack (Donna) Clark of Crossville; and grandson, John David Clark of Nashville.

 

Card of Thanks

Thank you to all the friends and family of Celia Kaye Smith-Mathis! We appreciate all the phone calls, flowers, cards, meals and visits. Kaye loved Jackson County and was proud to know you and serve you in many roles. We ask that you continue to pass along her love for Jackson County and service to others. Again, many thanks,

Smith and Flynn Families

 

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