Emogene Way Jakob
Emogene Way Jakob, 90, of Nashville passed away June 29 at Alive Hospice. Funeral services were held July 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Arlon Way officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Hwy.
She was born March 21, 1929 in Jackson County. She was a public school teacher, working for Jackson and Davidson County School Systems and a member of the Goodlettsville Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by parents, Hiram Way and Ollie Fox Way; husband, Howard Jakob; son in law, Luther Bryant Henderson; brothers, Leo, Hubert, Jessie, Fred, Ermon and Joe Way; and sisters, Ruby Way, Cleo Flatt, Lillie Brown and Helen Baither.
Surviving relatives include: daughter, Jeanette Henderson of Nashville; grandchildren, Chris (Kierston) Henderson of Lebanon, Jonathan Henderson of Franklin, David Henderson of Nashville and Ashleigh Henderson of North Carolina; great grandchildren, Ayden, Cohen, Bailey, Noah, Emery, Sawyer, Dakota and Everet Henderson; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Loyd Robert Walker
Loyd Robert Walker, 50, of Gainesboro passed away June 27 at his residence. Funeral services were held July 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Ronald Strong officiating. Interment followed in the Richmond Cemetery in the Flynn’s Lick community.
He was born Dec. 20, 1968 in Gainesboro. He worked in construction and was of the Baptist faith. He served in the Tennessee National Guard.
He was preceded in death by father, Lois Ragland Walker; brother, Bill Walker; and sister, Sandra K. Walker.
Surviving relatives include: daughters, Taylor and Katelyn; mother, Lois Ragland Walker of Gainesboro; brother, Danny (Stephanie) Strickland of Hartsville; sisters, Teresa Craighead of Whitleyville and Linda Jackson of Gainesboro; special aunt, Janet Pryor of Whitleyville; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Reda Gatlin, 64, of Gainesboro passed away June 27 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Clayton Lee officiating. The family has chosen cremation.
She was born Feb. 8. 1955 in Harlin, Ky. She was a homemaker, caretaker and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by: father, William Lee Carroll; grandchildren, Toby Alexander and Reda Nicole Martinez; brother, Bob William Carroll; sisters, Katherine Rice and Melissa Stalnecker; and her first husband, Bennie Charles Wallace.
Surviving relatives include: sons, Jeremiah Daniel Johnson of Cookeville, Samuel Curly (Angela) Wallace of Sparta, Robert Lynn Bristow of Baxter and Jayson Richard Brown of Gainesboro; daughters, Lora Lynn Bristow of Baxter, Brandi Elizabeth Brown of Gainesboro, Mickie Michelle (Michael) Vickers of Sparta and Kayla Leann Johnson of Cookeville; grandchildren, Megan, Kayla, Charlie, Samantha, Tommy, Denton, Zaylan, Gracie, Destiny, Daniel, Madison, Alivia, Maci, Gabriel, Elizabeth, Persephone, Mason, Katherine, Lexus, Bailey and Derrick; great grandchildren, Brycen, Brayden and Braelyn; brothers, Steve Carroll of Ky and Noble Carroll of Sparta; sisters, Freda Soisson of Ohio and Betty Salter of Ill; and mother, Mildred Roxie King Carroll.
Card of Thanks
The family of Walter Earl Flynn would like to say a special thank you to all those who sent flowers/gifts/cards, offered kind words or a hug, made a donation to the Lynn Cemetery, and brought food to the house and funeral home.
We would like to wish a special thanks to the staff at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, especially Mr. Jimmy Anderson. We too would like to say a special thank you to Mr. Kenneth Anderson for the kind words spoken during the service.
In conclusion, we just want to thank everyone who helped us during this tough time. We ask that you keep our family in your prayers and we will always be grateful for our friends and family. May God Bless You All.
Gary Flynn & family
Jeannie Flynn Lee & family