Obituaries 11/10/20

Faye Dawes

Faye Dawes, 75, passed away Oct. 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 2 in the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Danny Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Peek Cemetery in the Harmony community.

She was born July 14, 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a member of the Harmony Church of Christ and a retired business owner of Faye’s Restaurant in Gainesboro.

She was preceded in death by: parents, King Yee and Georgia Wylie Yee; husband, Elmer Dawes; and great granddaughter, Sara Grace Dawes.

Surviving relatives include: son, Troy (Debbie) Dawes of Bethpage; daughters, Tresa (Stacy) Davis of Red Boiling Springs and Jennifer (Mark) Pryor of Gainesboro; sister, Starlene West of Cookeville; grandchildren, Hunter, Halee, Hayden Davis, Genoa Dennis, Kayla Lambert, T J Dawes and Michael Dawes; 11 great grandchildren; and special pet, Lucy.

John R. Haney Sr.

John R. Haney Sr, 86, of the Big Bottom community, passed away Nov. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held Nov. 7 at the New Hope Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Heady officiating.

He was born Feb. 10, 1934 in Wellsburg, W. Va. He was a retired carpet installer, an avid fisherman and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: parents, John Raymond Henry and Elma Lucille Price Henry; brother, Raymond; sisters, Priscilla and Susan; and grandson, George Henry, Jr.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Shirley Kaufman Henry of Gainesboro; sons, John R. (Rosemary) Henry, Jr. of Gainesboro, George Allan (Danita) Henry of Cookeville and Michael Edward (Angie) Henry of Gainesboro; brother, Jim Henry of Florida; sisters, Bonnie French of Florida, Ruth Winkler of West Virginia and Rebecca Laham of Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Esther Mae Johnson

Esther Mae Johnson, 74, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 6 at her residence. The family will hold a private graveside service.

She was born April 6, 1946 in Maryville. She worked for over 20 years at Fleetguard and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Dave Anderson and Ella Ruth Amburn; husband, Roger Dale Johnson; daughter, Jeanetta Ruthann Hickey; and sister, Marie Johnson.

Surviving relatives include: son, Ronald (Lisa Sims) Johnson of East Palestine, Ohio; daughters, Janice Faye (Timmy) James and Joyce (Silas) Yvonne Golden, both of Cookeville; sister, Margaret Faye Fletcher of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Kyla, Kim, Jammie, Leanna, Deanna, Adam, Cody, Kathy, Ashley, Alicia, Dale, Noah, Sean, Shannon and Darrell; 27 great grandchildren; and son in law, Mike Hickey of Cookeville.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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