Obits 12/19/17

Richard “Running Wolf” Davidson Sr.

Richard “Running Wolf” Davidson Sr., 69, passed away Dec. 12 at his residence. Funeral services were held Dec. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born June 21, 1948 in Detroit, MI. He was a law enforcement officer, business owner and minister. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam era. He was the founder of the United Native American Movement in Tennessee. He was always interested in helping others and very interested in many humanitarian efforts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernice and Reba Davidson; brother, Tom Davidson.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Rose Davidson of Cookeville; sons, Charlie Henson of Sparta, Rick Henson of Livingston, John Davidson of Gainesboro, Scottie Davidson of Jonesville, Jonathon Nofke of Rickman, Andrew Davidson of Sparta and Richard Lee Davidson III of Cookeville; daughter, Anne Lamb of Tompkinsville; 21 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sister, Deborah Stone of Howell, MI; aunt, Barbara Sanders of Lebanon; special niece, Tina Flatt of Gainesboro; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

David “Cobb” Heady

Factory Worker

David “Cobb” Heady, 65, passed away Nov. 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Heady and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born March 17, 1952 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker at Nielsen. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Calvin Heady and Burnettie Denton Heady; brother, Earl Heady; two infant sisters.

Surviving relatives include his significant other, Jo Boles of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Zachary Boles and Tyler Boles and their parents, Jason and Kristy Boles, all of Gainesboro; brothers, Fred (Willene) Heady, Harold (Mary Alice) Heady and John “Pip” Heady, all of Gainesboro; sister, Jean (Clark) Dennis of Gainesboro; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Tammy Anderson

Homemaker

Tammy Anderson, 54, passed away Dec. 14 at Roane County Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Peek Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She was born Oct. 5, 1963 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and attended the Baxter Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mattie Scantland and Roy Poston Sr.; grandparents, George and Maggie Scantland and Garvis and Julie Poston.

Surviving relatives include son, George Tyler Poston Scott of Cookeville; brothers, Billy Joe Strong of Elizabeth City, Jimmy Strong of Gainesboro, Michael Poston of Gainesboro and Roy Poston Jr. of Gainesboro; sisters, Pam Crespo of Gallatin, Lisa Fleming of Portland and Brandy Nash of Hilham; special cousin, Brenda Henley of Cookeville; special friend, Bob Wilborn of Cookeville.

 

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