Obituaries 6/25/19

James C. Haney

James C. Haney, 78, of Cookeville passed away June 16 at Signature Health Care Center in Algood. Funeral services were held June 18 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 April 27, 1941, in Gallatin. He worked as a truck driver for 32 years and was a member of the Teamsters Union.

He was preceded in death by parents, Carl Edward Haney and Belva Pippin Haney; daughter, Kimberly Lynn Haney; brother, Charles E. Haney; and nephew, Carl Edward Haney.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Alma Haney of Cookeville; daughters, Brenda (Kraig) Kamrath of Sterling Heights MI and Jamie (Joe) Hamann of Cookeville; grandchildren, Cody Hamann of Russell Springs, Ky. and Karlie Kamrath of Melvindale, Mich.; great-grandson, Grayson James Hamann of Russell Springs, Ky.; brother, Glen (Geneva) Haney of the Shiloh Community; and one niece and several nephews also survive.

Ann Williams Petty

Ann Williams Petty, 75, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She is preceded in death by her parents, Hugh M. Williams, Sr. and Liberty Bodden Williams, both of Franklin, Tenn.; mother in law, Ila Hardy Petty and father in law, Edward Petty, both of Jackson County. She is survived by her husband, David Petty; daughters, Jennifer (Lewis) Whitener and Susan (Jay) Moore; grandsons, Matt Whitener and Jon Whitener; siblings, Hugh M. (Charlene) Williams, Jr., Cheryl Carr and Ronald (Judy) Williams; numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; special thanks to Alive Hospice and the many family and friends who supported us during this time.

Hannie, as she was known by her grandsons and those that loved her, was a stunning beauty. She had a marriage of 55 years to a man who adored her filled with love, devotion and adventure. They traveled the world together, hand in hand. She raised two daughters who loved her so very much and were dedicated to taking care of her as she was to them. She loved her two son in laws as if they were her own. Her two grandsons were the absolute joy of her life. they both have amazingly fun memories of growing up with their Hannie.

The family will celebrate her life privately.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made in Hannie’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital (

Partlow Cremation Center was in charge of local arrangements.

Donald Eugene Jackson

Donald Eugene Jackson, 69, of Monterey passed away June 17 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral service were held June 21 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Sam Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy.

He was born Nov. 13, 1949 in Gainesboro. He worked as an auto mechanic.

He was preceded in death by parents, William Carmel Jackson and Eudell “Tootsie” Jackson; wife, Patricia Jackson; and brother, Ronald Jackson.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Donald Jackson and James Jackson, both of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Josh Jackson, Shawn Lamb, Jacob Jackson, James Lamb, Joseph Jackson and Jodi Jackson; sisters, Carol Moore of Livingston and Judy Isom of Cookeville; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Roger D. Harris

Roger D. Harris, 64, of Gainesboro, passed away June 18 at his brother’s residence. Funeral services were held June 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Jimmy Anderson and Shane Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community.

He was born Aug. 9, 1954 in Jackson County. He worked in logging and sawmills and was of the Baptist Faith.

He was preceded in death by parents, Jessie Lee Harris and Clio Cynthia Harris; his companion, Margie Mullins; and sister, Dimple Hawkins.

Surviving relatives include: son, Roger Dale Harris, Jr. of Cookeville; daughter, Amanda Key Harris of Bloomington Springs; grandchildren, Brayden King and Jayden King; brothers, Bill Harris of Gainesboro, Willie Harris of Voss, Texas and Roy Lee Harris and wife, Rhonda Lynn Harris of Gainesboro; sisters, Frances Johnson of Silver Point, Margaret (Troy) Dockery of Cookeville, Vickie (Doug) Maynard of Carthage and Cynthia Ogletree of Sparta.

Thomas Junior Goolsby

Thomas Junior Goolsby, 73, of Hilham passed away June 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Philip Morgan officiating. Interment followed in the Turkeytown Cemetery in Clay County.

He was born Jan.31, 1946 in Clay County. He worked as a millwright in the automotive and construction industries.

He was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd Goolsby and Ila Goolsby; sons, Michael Goolsby and David Goolsby; sister, Wanda Brown; and brother Harlon Goolsby.

Surviving relatives include: long time companion, Connie Brink of Hilham; son, Thomas Junior (Leslie) Goolsby, Jr. of Goodells, Mich.; daughters, Cathy (Steve) Jackson of Monroe, Mich., Deanna Beard of Trenton, Mich., Diana (Mike) Zoellner of Locust Grove, Ga. and Kyra Brink of Hilham; grandchildren, Britani (Alex) Ashkeboussi, Elizabeth Brooks, Olivia Jackson, Jake Jackson, John Zoellner, Brooke Goolsby and Thomas Goolsby; great- grandchildren, Michael Brooks and Livi Jackson; brothers, Troy (Debbie) Goolsby of Warren, Mich. and David (Relaine) Goolsby of New Baltimore, Mich.; sisters, Louise Blanken of New Tazewell, Loure Barlow of Gainesboro, Martha Burton of St. Clair Shores, Mich. and Barbara Wheeler of Gainesboro; special friends, Debbie and Bruce Wigtion of Mt. Morris, Ill.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Card of Thanks

A special thanks to Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Also, thanks to Jimmy Anderson and Matthew Scoggins for the comforting words, that were spoken at Dwane’s service. A special thanks to the Gainesboro Police Dept. and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept. for their participation during the service. Thank you to CRMC and all the staff for the care and respect that was shown to Dwane and our family, the Specialty Select Hospital in Nashville, the staff made the long stay much better, by the care and respect that was shown to Dwane and his family. Thanks to all of the churches for all the prayers, for all the donating of money, food, cards, flowers, the visits to our home, hospital and to the funeral home and the respect that was shown during Dwanes illness and death. Again thanks to all of you. This will never be forgotten.

The family of Dwane Head

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