Obits 2/27/18

Vickie Pippin

Homemaker

Vickie Pippin, 61, passed away Feb. 17 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Dunn officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

She was born June 13, 1956 in Putnam County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Dodson Branch Freewill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl B. Allen and Elese Allen; brother, Garry Dale Allen; sisters, Linda Garrison and Wanda Allen.

Surviving relatives include her husband, Roy Pippin of Cookeville; son, Michael (Tammie) Pippin of Baxter; daughters, Cristal (Jimmy) Cronk and Lisa Pippin, all of Cookeville; grandchildren, Colton Pippin, Megan Cronk and Madison Pippin; brother, Larry David Allen of Algood; sister, Patricia Meadows of Bloomington Springs.

Billie Glenn Davis

Pipe Fitter

Billie Glenn Davis, 77, passed away Feb. 18 at his residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. Interment followed at Byers Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born June 7, 1940 in Cookeville. He worked as a pipe fitter in the automotive industry. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and of the Masons of Michigan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Gladys Davis; son, Kenny Davis.

Surviving relatives include son, Kevin Davis of Livingston; daughters, Kathy Swartz of Michigan and Karen Davis of Missouri; special friends, Betty Flatt and Lora Lee Spivey; sisters, Reba Scott of Gainesboro and Wanda Brown of Knoxville; five grandchildren; special niece, Renee Johnson of Gainesboro; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

Card of Thanks

Our family would like to express our heart-felt gratitude for all the prayers, food, calls, visits, flowers, donations and many acts of kindness shown to us during the passing of our precious mother.  A special thank you to Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home for being so helpful and caring during our great loss.  Also, to Bro. Eric Collins for his special words of comfort and the Double Springs Church of Christ for the delicious meal they provided after the service.

Your kindness and caring will never be forgotten.

The family of Liddie B. Thomas

William Wayne Thomas

Richard Gene Thomas

Brenda and Tim Collins

Linda and Ben Crossman, Spencer and Zander

Travis and Jennifer Thomas, Isaiah, Lyza and Ava

Eric and Brittany Collins, Aly Jane and Kinley

Matthew Joshua Jacobs

Auto Mechanic

Matthew Joshua Jacobs, 26, passed away Feb. 20 in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Feb. 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Stephen Morrison officiating. Interment followed at Double Springs Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born March 14, 1991 in Bay City, Mich. He worked as an auto mechanic and loved all his family and all his family loved him.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Candice Jacobs of Cookeville; sons, Liam Jacobs and Ivan Jacobs; daughter, Layla Jacobs; parents, Bill and Darlene Jacobs of Gainesboro; brothers, Richard Jacobs, Michael (Amber) Jacobs and Robert (Chasiti) Jacobs; sisters, Christina (BJ) Brown, Cassey Jacobs and Kayla Jacobs; grandparents, William L. Jacobs Sr., Mary Jacobs, and Sue Burgess; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

 

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