Obits 9/25/18

Michael Lee


Michael Lee McClendon, age 62 of Nashville, Tenn., passed from this life Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home in Flynns Lick, Jackson County.

He was born Saturday, November 26, 1955 in Reading, England. He was the son of the late Harold McClendon of Nashville and Jean (Olney) McClendon of Reading, England.

He is survived by his supportive wife: Susie McClendon; his sister: The Honorable, Amanda McClendon of Nashville, Tenn.; three children: Sandra Fly of Nashville, Tenn., Amanda Cumming, of Nashville, Tenn. and James Albrittion of Nashville, Tenn.; two beloved grandchildren: Lillian and Alexander Fly of Nashville, Tenn.; he is also survived by a host of loving cousins, supportive friends and church family.

He will be missed dearly by his adoring fur babies.

The family has chosen cremation and a Memorial Service was held at Gainesboro United Methodist Church on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 2:30.

Please visit and sign the online guest register and send a message to the family.

Crest Lawn Funeral Home-Cremation Center is in charge of arrangements.

Billie “Bill”


Billie “Bill” Bowman, 71, of Cookeville, passed away on Sept. 19 at Signature Health Care Center in Algood. Funeral services were held On Sept. 22 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Benton Flatt officiating. He wished to be cremated and his family has followed his wishes.

He was born Oct. 2, 1946, Gainesboro. He worked as a Frontier telephone supply man and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He was a past president of IBEW and a member of the Cookeville Masonic Lodge.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Bowman and Jo Helen Roberts Bowman Stewart and a sister, Betty Vanhooser.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Dianne Bowman of Cookeville; son, Billy (Alicia) Bowman of Cookeville; daughter, Donna (Tommy) Bowman-Phy of Cookeville; grandchildren, Lacie Rice, Jonathan (Tiffany) Rice, Logan Bowman, Sydney Bowman and Dalton Phy; and brother in law, Joe Frank Vanhooser of Biloxi, Miss.


Charles Lee Morse

Charles Lee Morse Sr., 77, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, passed away Sept. 12, 2018. He was born on May 16, 1941, in Freer, Texas. Mr. Morse served in the Navy where he met Linda Gaither, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Charles Morse worked 35 years for the state of California and many unpaid hours as a baseball coach for Northern and Southern California. The father to six, the dad to many. Graveside services were held at Scott Cemetery in Mt. Pine, Arkansas. Guests may register at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home in Hot Springs, Ark. was in charge of arrangements.


Estil Young

Estil Young, 80, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 14, at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sept. 17 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Bobby Scantland officiating. Interment followed in the Turkey Town Cemetery in Clay County.

He was born May 14, 1938, in Celina. He was a machinist and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Lee Young and Margaret Stone Young; brothers, Arthur Stone Young, Frank Edward Young and Billy Lewis Young; sisters, Dorothy Savage, Evelyn Smith, Helen Snyder and Bessie Clifton Ainsowrth.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Glenna F. Young of Gainesboro; son, Billy Edward Young of Granville; daughter, Kimberley Denise Mowrey of Cookeville; grandchildren, Jamie Richardson, Michael Allen, Kyle Richardson and Kassidy Allen; brother, Jessie Fowler Young of Celina; and sister, Sue Lancaster of Moss.


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