Obits 5/29/18

Mack Holliman

William Mack Holliman, 87, passed away at his residence in Macon County. Funeral services were held from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Larry Cole and Charles Reece officiated the service. Interment followed in the Holliman Family Cemetery in the Billy Hollow. He was born Oct. 21, 1930 in Billy Hollow. He was a farmer, educator, philosophizer and southern country gentleman. He was a member of the Richmonds Chapel Church of Christ. He always had a positive outlook on life. He owned and operated the Mack Holliman Auction Co. and established the First Tennessee Reality and Auction Co., which he later sold.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Esker Holliman and General Crongie Clark Holliman; sisters, Geneva Clark Holliman Breeding, Julou Esker Holliman Dodson and Mildred Crongie Holliman Holley; great grandson, Easton Jedediah Goad; and son in law, Patrick Allison “Pat” Dyer.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Dot; children, William Holliman and wife, Gayle, Judy Holliman Tabbert and husband, Ted, all of Gallatin, Esq. B. Jo Holliman Atwood and husband, Mike Tobitt of Murfreesboro, Connie Holliman Dyer, Guy Holliman and wife, Debbie, Jessie Ruth Holliman Goad and husband, Mark, all of the Billy Hollow Community; sister, Ann Holliman Aydelott of Dickson; grandchildren, Jed and Jared Goad, Matt Dyer, Dalis Holliman, Wesley Tobitt, Hayden Holliman, Jennifer Holliman, Alexa Miller, Chris Clark, Eric Holliman, Alex and Adam Clark, Emma and Jorden Goad, Joleigh and Layton Miller and Atticus Dyer.

Curtis J. Head


Curtis J. Head, 84, passed away on May 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held on May 26 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in Gainesboro, with Bro. Jimmy Anderson of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home officiating. .

He was born Feb. 19, 1934 in Gainesboro. He was an electrician and loved to coon hunt.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Quarles and Mae Head and a sister, Louise Spivey.

He is survived by his wife, Frances M. Head of Jackson County; sons, Tony Curtis Head and wife, Margaret of Chestnut Mound and Randy Head and wife, Lori of the Shiloh Community; grandchildren, Travis (Beth) Head, Ashley (Joseph) Lynch, Beth White, Bryan Smith and Rachel Smith; great grandchildren, Kylee Ray, Ellie Head, Bryson Smith, William Lynch and Ella Sanders; brothers, Joe Head, Edis Head, Dwayne Head and Willard Head all of Gainesboro; sisters, Ruby Trisdale and Judy McDowell both of Gainesboro; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


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