Obituaries 9/15/20

Clure “Ray” Buck

Clure “Ray” Buck, 84, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away, Sept. 2 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center in Springfield, Ohio with Minister Phil Grear officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio.

He was born March 28, 1936 in Gainesboro. He was a volunteer for 35 years at Morefield Township Fire Department and loved to restore trucks, tractors and boats. He had an impressive vegetable garden and was a member of the East High Street Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Luther Fred and Etta (Harris) Buck; siblings, Thelma Lackey, Hershall Buck and Katheryn Anderson.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Jo Buck; children, Kathy Shirk, Jennie (Patrick) Glaser and Jimmy Buck; daughter-in- law, Lisa Buck; grandchildren, Marie (Chris) Gilpin, Jesse Shirk, Dalton Shirk, Kyle Glaser, Haley Glaser and Hunter Buck; great-grandchildren, Braylee and Lacey Gilpin; siblings, Mary (Terry) Risner and Ralph Buck; brothers-in-law, Bill (Joyce) Herier, Tom Harris and John Harris.

Vickey Davidson Scott

Vickey Davidson Scott, 76, of Thomason, Ga., passed away Sept. 2. Funeral services were held Sept. 6 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 8, 1943 in Gainesboro. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Hiram Davidson and Ethel Avo Stafford Davidson; brothers, Richard, Lewis, Jerry and Charles Davidson; sisters, Pauline Abby, Betty Stocks and Mable Willhite.

Surviving relatives include: brothers, Elmer Davidson of East Point, Ga., Bobby Davidson of Morrow, Ga. and Stanley Davidson of Covington, Ga.; sister, Jackie Wallace of Atlanta, Ga.; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Roger Allen Phillips

Roger Allen Phillips, 59, of Gainesboro, passed away Sept. 3 at Mabry Health Care Center. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time.

He was born April 29, 1961 in Coatsville, Pa. He was a warehouse worker and enjoyed finishing.

He was preceded in death by: parents, James Butler Phillips and Grace Evelyn Phillips; brother, Gerald Phillips; and sister, Brenda Faye Monroe.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Rachael Adams of North East, Md. and Grace Phillips of Port Deposit, Md.; sons, Zachary Dill and Chris Parker, both of Port Deposit, Md.; grandchild, Centina Dill; brother, Lee Phillips of Gainesboro.

Donnie Ray “Jedd” Boles

Donnie Ray “Jedd” Boles, 64, of Gainesboro, passed away Sept. 8 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 11 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Boles and Stacey Cemetery in the Old Antioch community.

He was born Oct. 1, 1955 in Jackson County. He was a farmer and a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Charlie Boles and Margie Stacey Boles; daughter, Frances Irene Boles; brother R.C. Boles; and sister, Darlene Pennington.

Surviving relatives include: son, Jeffery Boles of Lebanon; daughter, Crystal Rogers of Algood; brother, Lonnie Boles of Gainesboro; sisters, Mary Lee Boles Johnson of Celina, Ona B. Goolsby of Gainesboro, Ruby Phillips of Gainesboro and Lucy Pyles of Monticello, Ky.; grandchild, Stormi Rogers of Algood; step-children, Samantha Rogers, Jesse Rogers and Adrianna Rogers, all of Algood; and several nieces, nephews other relatives and many friends.

Clayton D. Walker

Clayton D. Walker, 81, of Gainesboro. Funeral services were held Sept. 12, from the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Cookeville City Cemetery.

He was born July 14, 1939 in Putnam County. He was a member of McCoinsville Church of Christ, and was there every chance he could. He also loved attending other church meetings in the area. He worked for Double Cola Bottling Company, Royal Crown Cola Bottling Company, and then retired from Coca Cola Bottling Company after many years of service. He was in the Jackson County rescue squad, and was part Owner and Operator of the Fina Mart in Gainesboro. After retirement he worked at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home where he loved helping families and meeting and talking to people.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Dudley “Dud” and Bertha (Grasty) Walker; first-wife, Louise (Mathis) Walker; mother-in-law and father- in-law, Fred and Zora Flatt; several siblings, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Barbara (Flatt) Walker of Gainesboro; daughter and son-in- law, Melissa and Radford Duke of Putnam County; brother and sisters in law, Kenny and Gertha Walker of Algood, Linda Walker of Monterey, Sherrie Walker of Huntington, Pauline Moceri of Cookeville, Samantha Roberts of Cookeville, Villette and Bud Laycox of Cookeville, Vanessa and Dale Holloway of Gainesboro and Villary Larue of Candler, N.C.; brothers-in-law: Buddy Flatt of Kennesaw, Ga., Fred and Missy Flatt of Gainesboro and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends.

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