Charles “Chuck” Sokolosky
Charles “Chuck” Sokolosky, 69 of Granville, passed away Feb. 7 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He had chosen cremation. No services are planned at this time. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
He was born Jan. 10, 1950 in Fairmont, W. Va. He was the owner of Smith County Coatings.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Sokolosky and Phyllis Strother Sokolosky.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Rose Sokolosky of Granville; children, Angela Dawn Hickman of Pleasant Shade, Jeremiah Shane (Shanessa) Sokolosky of Lebanon and Michael Joseph Sokolosky of St. Petersburg, Fla.; brother, Joseph (Nancy) Sokolosky of Rachel, W. Va.; sisters, Cheri Sokolosky of High Point, N.C., and Cathy Sokolosky of W. Va.; 11 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Willie Clay Johnson
Willie Clay Johnson, 67 of Gainesboro, passed away Feb. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 14 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove Community.
He was born March 8, 1951, in Gainesboro. He was the produce manager at Kroger for 38 years and was affiliated with the Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army as a military policeman.
He was preceded in death by father, Willie C. “Bliss” Johnson; step son, Jon Jon Robinson; maternal grandparents, Troy and Lina Haney; and paternal grandparents, Amon and Mary Daniel Johnson.
Surviving relatives include his life partner and friend, Debbie Maynard of Cookeville; her son, Philip Dixon; daughters, Angie Bilbrey and husband, Yancey, of Buffalo Valley, Julie Land and husband, Alex of Cookeville and Brittany Johnson of Gainesboro; step son, Shane Robinson of Baxter; mother, Marie Haney Johnson of Gainesboro; brother, Mark Johnson of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Ashley Bouton, Lora Bouton, Christopher Bilbrey, Devin Bilbrey, Peyton Land, Kendall Land, Miranda Bilbrey and Jonathan Ford; several great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Charles E. Haney
Charles E. Haney, 76 of the Shiloh community, passed away Feb. 11 at his residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 12 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove Community.
He was born Sept. 10, 1942 in Jackson County. He was a tool and die maker and attended the Shiloh Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by parents, Carl Edward Haney and Belva Pippin Haney; and wife, Pauline O. Haney.
Surviving relatives include sons, Dwayne (Juanita) Haney of the Shiloh community and Chuck (Ronda) Haney of the Dodson Branch community; grandchildren, Amanda Haney Godfrey, Edward Haney, Tyler and Deanna Haney, Isaac and Ashley Haney and Luke Haney; great grandchildren, Courtney, Ayden, Liliana, Sophia and Ezra; brothers, James (Alma) Haney and Glen (Geneva) Haney, all of the Shiloh community; and special brother and sister in law, Terry and Rebecca Haney and Christine Allen.
Shelly Denise Norris
Shelly Denise Norris, 53 of Red Boiling Springs, passed away Feb. 9 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no service at this time. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
She was born Feb. 27, 1965 in Nashville. She was an LPN and was affiliated with the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by father, Smith Randall Norris.
Surviving relatives include son, Matthew Garron Peeden of Ky.; daughter, Shea Marie Henderson of Utah; three grandchildren; mother, Donna Weatherford (Ronnie) of Gainesboro; brother, Barry Randall Norris of Red Boiling Springs; and companion of 13 years, Silas Bybee of Red Boiling Springs.
Jerry P. Scott
Jerry P. Scott, 72 of Gainesboro, passed away Feb. 9 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 11 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Fairview Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 27, 1947, in Gainesboro. He was a farmer, logger and a member of the Harmony Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by parents, Morgan Lee Scott and Mamie Martha Scott; wife, Nancy May Scott; brothers, Hamp Scott, Walton Scott, Curtis Scott and Andy M. Scott; and sisters, Mary Pound, Sally Masters and Myrtle Phillips.
Surviving relatives include son, Robert Scott of Gainesboro; daughter, Tammy Kernell of Gainesboro; granddaughter, Niki (Justin) Cobble of Gainesboro; great grandchildren, Trent George and Kane Cobble; brothers, Richard Scott of Gainesboro and Odell (Marie) Scott of the Dodson Branch community; and sisters, Matilda Stewart of Cookeville, Carolyn (Wade) Burris of Gainesboro and Cathy (Charles) Stafford of Algood.
Jeffery Leo Keith
Jeffery Leo Keith, 48 of Hendersonville, passed away Feb. 13 at Hendersonville Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Feb. 17 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Loren Green officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community.
He was born Oct. 21, 1970, in Detroit, Mich. He worked in commercial construction and was of the Greek Orthodox faith.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jimmy Leo Keith and Mary Frances Keith; paternal grandparents, Joe and Hazel Keith; and maternal grandparents, Sam Tinsley Stafford and Hallie Biggs Stafford.
Surviving relatives include wife, Christina Maria Keith of Hendersonville; son, Anthoney James Daveport of Hendersonville; daughter, Kayla Christine Keith of Hendersonville; mother in law, JoAnna Tourkakis Hodges of Hendersonville; father in law, James Vintzel of Sterling Heights, Mich.; brother, Anthony Mark Keith of Hendersonville; sisters, Glenda Fay (Jarvis) Holloway of Ridgetop, Tenn., Stephanie Keith (Bruce) Shaffer of Ridgetop, Tenn. and April Michelle (Jason T.) Andrews of Hendersonville; sister in law, Sandra (Loren) Green of Hendersonville; and brother in law, John Vintzel of Redmond, Wash.
Card of Thanks
I wanted to say Thank You to everyone for the cards, notes of sympathy, calls, hugs, flowers, food and all that was done in our time of need.
Thank you Jimmy and Linda Anderson at Anderson’s Funeral Home (and staff). Also all the special people there that Mabry Health Care. The employees did a wonderful job. They are very thoughtful.
Also, thank you to all the visitors, family, friends and neighbors for your acts of kindness. I will never forget how wonderful you all are.
Anna Scott and family of Andy Scott