Obituaries 4/21/20

Alan Ramsey

Alan Ramsey, 64, of Gainesboro, passed away April 4 in Whitleyville. Graveside services were held April 7 at the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating.

He was born Nov. 11, 1955 in Jackson County. He worked for Nielsen Corp. and was affiliated with the Burristown Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: mother, Victoria Ramsey.

Surviving relatives include: father, Hollis Evins Ramsey of Gainesboro; brother, Glen Ramsey of Cookeville; and sisters, Janie Richardson of Georgia and Joan Biggs of Gainesboro.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Spivey Carmack

Ruth Spivey Carmack, 95, of Gainesboro, passed away April 7 at her residence. Graveside services were held April 10 at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in the Pleasant Hill community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating.

She was born April 8, 1924 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Bedford Phillips and Nannie Mercer Phillips; husband, Winton Spivey; husband, Eugene Carmack; seven brothers; two sisters; sons, Harold Spivey and Lonnie Spivey; daughter Jo Ann Heady; grandson, Steve Heady; and granddaughter, Amy Russell.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Betty McKee of Sparta; 17 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; three great, great grandchildren; step daughter and caregiver, Wanda Spivey; and step son, Jackie Carmack.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Ina Mae Plumlee

Ina Mae Plumlee, 93, of Cookeville, passed away April 8 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 11 at the Moss Cemetery in Moss with Raymond Hensley officiating.

She was born Feb. 2, 1927 in Celina. She was a homemaker and a member of the Liberty Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, John Thomas White and Buelah Mae Brown White; husband, Ralph Moore Plumlee; sons, Steven Moore Plumlee and Doyle Keith Plumlee; brothers, Fred Thomas White, Joe Frank White, James Esby White and Robert white; and sister, Kathrine Russell.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Myra Haley of Cookeville and Judy M. Garrison of Celina; sister, Linda J. Webb of Celina; grandchildren, Lori Dunham, Melissa Ann Holman, Colby Garrison, Stevie Plumlee and Casey Plumlee; great grandchildren, Brooke Dunham, Reagan Dunham, McKenzie Holman, Haylen Garrison, Harper Garrison, Harleigh Garrison, Jake Plumlee and Ben Myers; special cousin, Barbara Jo Hammer; and other relatives and many special friends.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Dawn Erica Everhart

Dawn Erica Everhart, 36, of Nashville, passed away April 15 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time.

She was born Aug. 27, 1983 in Washington Court House, Ohio. She worked as a custodian.

She was preceded in death by: father, Donald Eugene Everhart; paternal grandparents, Donald and Doris Everhart; and infant son, Phillip.

Surviving relatives include: mother, Diane Eugenia Anders Trisdale of Gainesboro; brothers, Dustin Everhart and Derik Everhart, both of Ohio; sister, Skyla Everhart of Gainesboro; step father, Ricky Trisdale of Gainesboro; maternal grandparents, Norman and Carolyn Anders of Dayton, Ohio; companion, Rod; special cousin April Anders; special friend, Nicki; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Nicholas (Nick) Brown

Nicholas (Nick) Brown, 41, of Cookeville, passed away April 10 at Standing Stone Health Care in Monterey. Graveside services were held April 15 at the New Hope Cemetery in the New Hope community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating.

He was born July 6, 1978 in Celina. He was a factory worker.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Christina Dawn Compton Brown of Jasper; daughters, Addison Brown of Jasper and Alexis Ragland of Cookeville; father, Terry Reed Brown of Nashville; mother, Barbara Ann (Ben) Hix of Gainesboro; sister, Jada (Derek) Woolbright of Cookeville; step brothers, Chris (Ladonna) Hix of Livingston, Steve Hix, Tony Hix, Eric Hix and Mark Hix, all of Gainesboro; step sister, Karen (Tootie) Petty; nephews, Colton, Casen and Carter Collier; niece, Cheyenne Collier; special cousin, Jason (Traci) Brown; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mary Odessa Boles

Mary Odessa Boles, 82, of Hilham, passed away April 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 15 at the New Hope Cemetery in the New Hope community with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating.

She was born Jan. 2, 1938 in Jackson County. She worked as a lab technician at Aeroquip.

She was preceded in death by: parents, James Grady Smith and Vella B. Gentry Smith; brothers, Clifton Smith, Doyle Smith and Gene Smith; and sister, Betty Roberts.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Robert Glen Boles of Hilham; sons, Danny Boles and Kenneth Boles, both of Hilham; daughter, Susan (Lonnie Dillon) Stover of Hilham; grandchildren, Michael Boles, Bobby Boles and Shelly Stover; great grandchildren, Shayra, Shawna and Shawn Kelly, all of Hilham; and sisters, Elyn Poston of Hilham and Elise Jenkins of Florida.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Alan C. Burris

Alan C. Burris, 61, of Gainesboro, passed away April 13 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 16 at the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove community with Bro. John Mabry officiating.

He was born June 9, 1958 in Fort Riley, Kan. He worked as a security guard at Walden Security and was a member of the Center Grove Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Otha Donald Burris and Dorothy Alcorn Burris; and grandparents, CL Burroughs and Doyle Burroughs, Clyde Alcorn and Flora Bell Quarles Alcorn.

Surviving relatives include: brother, Rellon (Michelle) Burris of Gainesboro; sister, Sherrie Merwine of Gainesboro; aunts, Essie (Roy) Young and Lois Burroughs; nieces, Elizabeth Peterson, Kendra Burris and Andrea Burris; nephews, Dakota Burris and Andrew Burris; great nieces, Katlyn Peterson and Chloe Peterson; great nephew, Gavin Peterson; and many cousins and other family.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Rena K. Fuqua

Rena K. Fuqua, 99, of Cookeville, passed away April 16 at Signature Health Care in Algood. Graveside services were held April 20 at the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville with James Rogers officiating.

She was born April 9, 1921 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Smyrna Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Marlin S. Kirby and Mattie Meadows Kirby; husband, Lawrence Fuqua; daughter, Linda Fuqua Adams; brothers, Joe Kirby and Clarence Kirby; and sisters, Effie Carter and Ila Burgess.

Surviving relatives include: son, Steve Fuqua of Cookeville; grandchild, Bret Snow of Gallatin; great grandchildren, Jacob E. Snow and Taylor E. Snow of Gallatin; and nieces and nephews, Kim. Michelle, Charles, Karen, Joseph, Greg, Larry and Peggy.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Billy Wayne Mayberry

Billy Wayne Mayberry, 59, of Gainesboro, passed away April 16 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation with a celebration of life to be held at a later date.

He was born Aug. 28, 1960 in Putnam County. He worked for the Jackson County School System and Cookeville Regional Medical Center throughout his life. He enjoyed traveling, especially cruises and the casino.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Claude Mayberry and Madaline Pryor Mayberry; son, Billy Joe Mayberry; and two brothers.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Sandy Jo Haney Mayberry of Gainesboro; sons, Randy (Jennifer) Mayberry, Ronnie (Andrea) Mayberry and Raymond (Savannah) Mayberry, all of Jackson County; daughters, Anna (Thomas) Goodwin of Jackson County and Emily (John) Kimberly of Hopkinsville, KY; three brothers; three sisters; 11 grandchildren; father and mother in law, Raymond and Louise Haney of Gainesboro; and a host of family and special friends, many from Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Philip Bradley (Brad) Scott

Philip Bradley (Brad) Scott, 44, of Cookeville, passed away April 12 at his residence. Graveside services were held April 15 at the Scott Family Cemetery in the Fairview community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating.

He was born June 10, 1975 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker.

He was preceded in death by: father, Billy Scott.

Surviving relatives include: son, Dustin MaKaleb Scott of Fla.; daughter, Michelle Scott of Livingston; mother, Glenda Faye Bean Scott of Gainesboro; fiancée and her children, Theresa LeAnn Maynard and Russell Welch and Carson Hamilton, all of Cookeville; and brothers, Billy Wayne (Danielle) Scott of Ohio and Stephen Scott of Cookeville.

Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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