John Dillard Quarles III
John Dillard Quarles III died April 10, 2019, at his home in Madison, Alabama. Born in Whitleyville, TN on May 11, 1944, John was the son of the late John Dillard Quarles, Jr. and Lena Hamilton Quarles.
Survivors include sisters: Rose Quarles Jackson of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Nancy Quarles Allen (Wyatt) of Dixon Springs, TN; niece Julia Jackson Connolly (Bill) of Palm Coast, FL, nephews Wyatt Wilson Allen III of Mt. Juliet, TN and John Quarles Allen (Kristi) of Old Hickory, TN; and great niece and great nephews.
John received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, TN.
Per John’s request no funeral service is planned. After Cremation his ashes will be taken to Jackson County, Tennessee.
Brenda Joyce Stafford
Brenda Joyce Stafford, 72, of Old Hickory, passed away April 7 at her residence. Graveside services were held April 9 at the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed the service.
She was born Aug. 28, 1946 in Jackson County. She worked as a courtesy attendant in residential housing and attended the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by parents, Averett Stafford and Hazel Stafford; step son, Timmy Lee Stafford; brothers, Eddie Stafford and Bill Stafford; sisters, Mable Stafford and Faye Reeves; and nephew, Roger Neal Stafford.
Surviving relatives include daughter, Lisa (Andy) Alderidge of Old Hickory; grandchildren, Katelyn Alderidge and Beth (L.B.) Stringfellow; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Stringfellow and Leslie Grace Stringfellow; nephew, Eddie Drenner and wife, Colleen; two great nieces; and several friends and cousins.
Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Aaron Shane Key
Aaron Shane Key, 41, of Hilham passed away April 5 in Overton County. Funeral services were held April 11 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Stephen Palk and Bill White officiating. Interment followed in the Stacy Cemetery in the Old Antioch community.
He was born April 21, 1977 in Celina. He worked as a driller for Civil Constructors, he was an artist and enjoyed landscaping.
He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Thomas Howard Masters and Hilda Masters; paternal grandparents, Earl Key and Mary Key; and aunt, Robbie Tidwell.
Surviving relatives include children, Layne Key and December Key; parents, Earl and Lisa Key of Pegram; brother, Earl Howard Key of Nashville; sister, Lenisa Key Ford of Pegram; nieces and nephews, William Earl Howard Key, Brianna Nicole Key, Kaylee Marie Key, Leah Ford and Luke Howard Ford; and a multitude of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Faye Jackson, 80, of Cookeville passed away April 8 at Bethesda Health Care Center. She had chosen cremation and no services are planned at this time.
She was born Aug. 14, 1938 in Cookeville. She worked as the manager at K-Mart and was a member of the Willow Avenue Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lowery Judd and Margie Holloway Judd.
She is survived by husband James Carson Jackson.
Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home of Gainesboro was in charge of arrangements.
Douglas D. Panter
Douglas D. Panter, 74, of Gainesboro passed away April 11 at his residence. He had chosen cremation and no services are scheduled at this time.
He was born Dec. 9, 1944 in Polk County. He was an electrician by trade and served in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by parents, Shelby K. Panter and Gladys Pulliam Panter.
Surviving relatives include daughter, Angela Dawn Trisdale of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Juline, Adam, John Paul and Wyatt; brother Kenny (Sonia) Panter of Ga.; and cousins, Martha Payne and Sonya Panter, both of Copperhill.