Obituaries 7/21/20

Helen Lynn Fox

Helen Lynn Fox, 85, of Gainesboro, passed away July 13 at her daughter’s residence. Memorial services were held July 19 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 25, 1934 in Clay County. She was a public school teacher and librarian and a member of the Gainesboro Church of Christ. She was also a member of DAR.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Girstle H. Lynn and Georgia Lynn; brothers, Sam Harley Lynn, Carl Hampton Lynn, G.H. Lynn, Jr. and Jack Lynn; sisters, Virginia D. Hall and Luck Waddell.

Surviving relatives include: husband, John R. Fox of Gainesboro; sons, G. Dodd Galbreath and wife, Susan of Nashville and Dean Galbreath and wife, Trisha of Franklin; daughters, Melyn Galbreath and husband, Mark of Franklin and Nan Coons and husband, Darian of Cookeville; grandchildren, Ryan Galbreath, Nick Galbreath, Braden Galbreath, Ailey Galbreath, Georgia Coons and Duel Coons; brothers, Fred Lynn of Irvine, Calif., Jim Lynn of Spencer and Joe Lynn of Celina; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Landon H. Taylor

Landon H. Taylor, 81, of the Shiloh Community, passed away July 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 15 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community.

He was born Jan. 26, 1939 in Jackson County. He was a furniture factory worker.

He was preceded in death by: parents, John William Taylor and Rhoda Violet Netherton Taylor; and brothers, James Taylor, Rulon Netherton, Grover Taylor and Wilburn Taylor.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Reba Ann Haney Taylor of Cookeville; sons, Phillip Wayne Taylor of Gainesboro, Timmy Ray Taylor of Gainesboro, Danny Stephen Taylor of Cookeville and Michael Landon Taylor of Cookeville; daughter, Audrey Lynn York of Cookeville; brothers, Virgil Taylor of Jackson County, Joe Lee Taylor of Cookeville and Mack Arthur Taylor of Mich.; sisters, Anna Mae Netherton of Cookeville, Judy Spears of Sparta and Opal Mahan of Sparta; grandchildren, Addy, John Curtis, Bethanie and Hunter; and great grandchild, Gazelle.

Lora Pippin

Lora Pippin, 79, of the Shiloh community, passed away July 12 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held July 16 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Haney and Stephen Daniel Pippin officiating. Interment followed in the John Young Cemetery in the Shiloh community.

She was born March 19, 1941 in Detroit, Mich. She was a factory worker and a member of the Cummins Mill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Bedford Clinton and Savannah Clinton; husband, Henry Pippin; and son, Roger Pippin.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Steve (Rhonda) Pippin of Cookeville and Scottie (Krystal Goolsby) Pippin of Cookeville; daughters: Tammy Pippin and Tina (Ronnie Curtis) Netherton, all of Cookeville; sister: Gertie Maxwell of Cincinnati, Ohio; Grandchildren: Stephanie (Brad) Anderson, Stephen Daniel Pippin, Samantha (Clint) Connor, Jaime (Jimmy) Henson, Jacqulyn Medlin, Jennifer Pippin, Kaitlynn Pippin, Rick Mayberry, Christopher Mayberry, Cayla Raines, Patrick Netherton, Lora Netherton, Ashley Netherton, Justin Pippin (Sydney Goodnight), Brooke (Scott) Huddleston, Briley Goolsby and Karleigh Goolsby; 35 great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren.

Wilma Jean Buck

Wilma Jean Buck, 79, passed away July 13 at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were held July 16 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 4, 1940 in Gainesboro. She enjoyed spending time with her family, doing puzzles, listening to Elvis, reading books, and making sure everyone that came to her house had snacks and candy to sample. She never missed a family member’s birthday by calling, doing a card or money or attending the party. She always treated her nieces and nephews and their kids as her own. She worked at various factories before retiring. She attended the Sugar Creek Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: mother, Virgie Buck; father, Perry Buck; brother, Billy Buck; and sister and brother-in-law, Gerldine and Lawton Scantland.

She is survived by: sister, Martha Buck; sister-in-law, Marie Buck; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins, including great-great-nephews, Tyler and Cameron Buck; great-great-niece, Lorelei Crabtree; and great-great- nephew-to-be, Bennett Dixon.

 

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