Obituaries 5/14/19

Betty Cobb Flatt

Betty Cobb Flatt, 91, of Gainesboro, passed away May 5 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 7 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with David Montgomery and Mark Stout officiating. Interment followed in the Granville Cemetery in Granville.

She was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Glennville, Ga. She was a retired factory worker and a member of the Carthage Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by parents, Omer Cobb and Inez Cobb; husband, Mitchell Franklin Flatt; daughter and son in law, Pamela and Larry Montgomery; sisters, Ouida Flowers and Beatrice Anderson; brothers, Donald, Carroll and Howell Cobb; and great grandson, Thomas Elliot Hibbs.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Sandra (Buddy) Stout of Fayetteville and Frankie (Jerry) Wilson of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Scotty Stout, Mark (Allison) Stout, Bradley (Ashley) Stout, David (Kim) Montgomery, Jane Montgomery, Emily (Chris) Hibbs, Sandy Jo (Steven) Collier and Russell Wilson; 12 great grandchildren; sisters, Catherine (Joe) Spivey and Janell (Marshall) Kennedy, both of Ga.; sisters in law, Judy Cobb and Marie Hershburger; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Manda L. Mathis

Manda L. Mathis, 86, of Baxter, passed away May 6 at Signature Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 8 at the Double Springs Church of Christ in Putnam County with Bro. Mike Webb and Bro. Eric Collins officiating. Interment followed in the Granville Cemetery in Granville.

She was born Dec. 23, 1932, in Granville. She worked as a seamstress and enjoyed gardening, quilting and fishing. She was a member of the Double Springs Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by parents, Walter Lee Clark and Willie Clark; husband, Garlin J. Mathis; daughter, Garlene Gentry; brothers and sisters in law, James (Thelma) Loyd and Charles (Marie) Clark; and sons in law, Jerry Carter, Billy Hawkins and Phillip Gentry.

Surviving relatives include: son, Rodney (Donna) Mathis of Baxter; daughters, Pam Mathis Carter of Baxter and Annettea (Joe E.) Neal of Granville; grandchildren, Junior (Becky) Carter, Christie (Bradley) Earnest, Kevin Hawkins, Nick Mathis, Lance (Mandy) Mathis, Joseph Neal, Danielle Nicole Montooth and Rachael Neal; great grandchildren, Samuel, Ella, and Seth Carter, Logan and Landon Earnest, Morgan and Madison Hawkins and Sawyer Mathis; and sister in law, Jewel Clark of Baxter. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the services.

Lanita Parkhurst Kemp

Lanita Parkhurst Kemp, 84, of Whitleyville, passed away on May 4 at Unity Medical Center. Funeral services were held May 11 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Mason Hensley officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Cemetery in the Stone Community.

She was born July 16, 1934 in Red Boiling Springs. She worked as an administrative assistant in the Jackson County school system, was a homemaker, a member of the North Springs Church of Christ and an avid gardener.

She was preceded in death by parents, Loulas Leland Parkhurst and Selina Elizabeth (Bettie) Parkhurst; husband, Lovell Ward Kemp; brothers, Faulby Parkhurst, Roy Parkhurst and Tommy Leland Parkhurst; sisters, Reba Jones, Oleda Thomason, Geneva Glass and Freda Mitchell; grandson, Eric Parker; and son in law, John Willis.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Cindy Kemp Parker and husband, Howard Parker, Sherri Kemp Willis and husband, Don Willis and Betsey Kemp Willis; grandchildren, Brandon Parker and wife, Sarah, Bethany Parker Addison, Kelsey Willis, Cory Willis and wife, Meagan, Evan Willis, Caleb Willis, Micah Willis and granddaughter in law, Terry Parker; brother in law, Kenneth Kemp and wife, Louise; sister in law, Peggy Kemp Dycus Pharris; and numerous nieces, nephews and great grandchildren.

Charlie Wade Burris

Charlie Wade Burris, 76, of Gainesboro, passed away May 5 at Signature Health Care Center. Funeral services were held May 8 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Anderson and Bro. Dale Crossman officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community.

He was born July 2, 1942, in Gainesboro. He was the owner and operator of Burris Disposal, a member of the Zion Church of Christ, loved fishing, ballgames, family activities and served in the U.S. Army.

He was preceded in death by parents, Hayden Burris and Eva Mai Burris; children, Baby Boy Burris and Connie Carol Burris; brothers, Mark Burris and Eddie Burris; and sister, Margie Ann Burris.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Carolyn Burris of Gainesboro; sons, Michael (Renea) Burris and Mitchell (Kim) Burris, both of Gainesboro; daughter, Tammie (Rodney) McMillan of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Brooklyn Burris, Lindsay Burris, Drew (Kayla) McMillan, Marcus (Briana) McMillan, Morgen Burris and Eli Burris; and great grandchildren, Briella Hix, Silas Hix and Damon McMillan.

Wanda L. Hedrick

Wanda L. Hedrick, 72, of Cookeville, passed away May 8 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 12 at Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owensville, KY., with Tim Ray officiating. Wanda had chosen cremation.

She was born March 8, 1947 in Mt. Sterling, KY. She was a retired LPN, housewife, grandmother and a member of the Faith Chapel Ministries.

She was preceded in death by parents, Ora Hughes and Mary Eliza Hughes; daughter, Cherie Annette Hedrick; son, Russell Lee Hedrick III; and brothers, Gene Hughes and Julian Hughes.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Russell Lee Hedrick of Cookeville; daughter, Angela Dawn Hedrick of Cookeville, TN; brother, Gerald (Josephine) Hughes of Ashland, KY; grandchild, Jordan Christopher Holloway and fiancée Caylee Ann Marie Cooper of Cookeville, TN; friends, Darlene and Gerald Neal, Steve and Bonnie Warren and Kathy Davidson; life friend, Sharon Lambert Sharpe of Battle Ground, Washington; and family and friends in Kentucky, Janet and Jim Butler, Kathy Rogers, Donna Hughes and Terry Hughes. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the services.

 

 

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