Obituaries 6/16/20

James Dixon Blankenship

James Dixon Blankenship, 88, of Springfield, passed away June 1 at the Residence of Alive Hospice in Nashville. Graveside services were held June 3 at the White House Memorial Gardens with Bro. Sam Brown officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.

He was born Oct. 12, 1931 in Jackson County. He was the owner of Acme School Supply Company and a horse enthusiast. He was in the US Army during the Korean War and was a member of the Mr. Pleasant United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by: parents, John Leslie and Letchie Mae Dixon Blankenship; wife, Alice West; sisters, Edna McCawley and Polly Murphy; daughter-in-law, Brenda Bean; and son-in- law, Richard Chopyak.

Surviving relatives include: stepson, Gerald G. Bean, of White House; stepdaughter, Harolene Chopyak of Scottsdale, Ariz.; his beautiful 93-year-old sister, Frances Cassetty of Jackson County; and several loving nieces and nephews.

Austin and Bell were in charge of arrangements.

Glenous Haney

Glenous Haney, 84, of the Center Grove community, passed away June 7 at his residence. Funeral services were held June 10 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery on Seven Knobs Road.

He was born Jan. 9, 1936 in Jackson County. He was a carpenter and a member of the Center Grove Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Johnny Whad Haney and Lizzie Jane Chaffin Haney; son, Dale Haney; brothers, Gene Haney, Hulon Haney and Bobby Haney; and sisters, Louise Vickers and Doylene Rodgers.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Lorene Haney of Gainesboro; daughters, Debbie (David) Wilson of Bloomington Springs and Denise (David) Martin of Gainesboro; brother, David “Cobb” Haney of Gainesboro; sisters, Ida (Colonel) Wheeler of Cookeville and AV Meadows of Bloomington Springs; grandchildren, Jayson Haney, Amy Poston and Alyson (Paul) Duke; great-grandchildren, Carter Haney and Bryson Haney, both of Cookeville; special brothers-in-law, Roy Flatt and Thurel Flatt and other relatives and friends.

Revene Hix

Revene Hix, 81, of Gainesboro, passed away June 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held June 7 at the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community with Bro. Lakelan Barham officiating.

She was born Dec. 1, 1938 in Jackson County. She was a retired school bus driver and affiliated with the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: husband, Gene Hix; parents, Carlen Dill and Lou Rush Dill; sister, Margie Mahaney; brother C. Dill and daughter in law, Phyllis Hix.

Surviving relatives include: son, Ricky (Linda) Hix of Livingston; daughter, Kathy Hix (Arnold) Boynton of Pikeville; grandchildren, Matthew (Ashley) Boynton of Pikeville, Andrew (Lucy) Boynton of Pikeville and Peyton McDonald of Livingston; great-grandchildren, Oscar and Margo Boynton, both of Pikeville and special cousin, Ray Heady.

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

Leave a Comment