Obituaries 11/24/20

Judy Jones

Judy Jones, 70, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 18 at her home. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Mike Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville.

She was born April 27, 1950 in Jackson County. She retired from First National Bank of Tennessee and was a member of the Jefferson Ave. Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Herman D. Fox and Olar V. Birdwell Fox.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Oliver Jones of Cookeville; son, Jr. (Marlania) Jones of Cookeville; daughter, Christy (Kenny) Cobble of Rickman; grandchildren, Hailey, Kinsey and Gracey Cobble, all of Rickman and Olivia Jones of Cookeville; brother, Raymond (Bonnie) Fox of Cookeville; sisters, Sue (Charles) Pippin of Gainesboro, Ruby (Roger) Anderson of Gainesboro, Roslyn (Adriel) Stout of Cookeville, Audrey (Kenneth) Anderson of Gainesboro and Rosie (Jerell) Killian of Cookeville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Barbara Ann Hall Lewis

Barbara Ann Hall Lewis, 75, of the Hurricane community, passed away Nov. 14 at her residence. Funeral services were held Nov. 16 in the Chapel of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. James Bybee officiating. Interment followed in the Hall Family Cemetery in the Hurricane Community.

She was born Sept. 20, 1945 in Canton, Ohio. She was a florist and a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Joe Dennis and Clovie Olyne Witcher Dennis; husband, Bobby G. Lewis; and brothers, David and Billy Joe Dennis.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Donna Elrod and Debra (Timothy Prater) Petty, both of Gainesboro; brother, Douglas (Cathy) Dennis of Murfreesboro; sister, Carol (Steve) Adcock of Greenbrier; grandchildren, Nikki (Joe) Schroeder and William (Lenea) Pippin of Gainesboro; great-grandchildren, Clay Burris, Chloe F. Schroeder, Jocelyn Pippin, John Parker Pippin, and Hunter Pippin all of Gainesboro; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mary Elizabeth Carter

Mary Elizabeth Carter, 93, of Gainesboro, passed away Nov. 19 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 22 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Dan Huffines and John Cason officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. Pallbearers were: John Cason, Jeff Chapman, Robert Wright, Phil Johnson, Mike Tomlin, Bradley Cherry, John Cherry, Greg Cherry, Mason Chapman Wright, Hunter Chapman Wright and Anthony Ramsey.

She was born May 28, 1927 in Whitleyville. She retired from George W. Johnson Insurance Agency, a member o the Gainesboro Church of Christ and a founding member of the Wartrace Homemakers Club.

She was preceded in death: parents, John Taylor Cherry and Ethel Mai Butler Cherry; husband, Sid Carter; sister, Jo Cason Cook; brother, James E. Cherry, Sr.; and nephews, James E. Cherry, Jr. and Joey Chapman.

Surviving relatives include: sister, Carol Chapman of Franklin; nephews, John Cason of Whitleyville and Jeff Chapman of Nashville; nieces, Cherry Cason (Anthony) Ramsey of Whitleyville and Amy Chapman (Robert) Wright of Austin, Texas; great nephews, Mason Chapman Wright and Hunter Chapman Wright of Austin, Texas; Bradley (Stacie) Cherry, Greg (Liz) Cherry and John (Amanda) Cherry of Grayson, Ky.; great, great nephews: EJ and Jennings Cherry of Grayson, Ky.; and special care givers, Linda Young, Shirley Harper, Kay Kirby, Wanda Dodson and Mary Crowder. Special thanks to Mabry Health Care and Rehab Center for their amazing care.

Maston “Matt” Forkum

Maston “Matt” Forkum, 91, of Gainesboro, passed away Nov. 16 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 18 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Keith Price officiating. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community.

He was born Jan. 10, 1929 in Jackson County. He was a dental technician and golfer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Maston Forkum and Grace Law Forkum; wife, Helen Mathis Forkum; and sisters, Jerldine Huffines and Joyce Forkum Wright.

Surviving relatives include: son, Mark Edward (Tracie) Forkum of Hermitage; daughter, Cathy (Sammy) Arms of Deer Lodge; grandchild, Alexa (Tim) Kamer Liberty of TN; great grandchild, Cornelia Grace Kamer Liberty of TN; and a host of family and friends.

Joe M. Jones

Joe M. Jones, 83, of Gainesboro, passed away Nov. 14 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held Nov. 16 at New Salem Cemetery with Bro. Garry Anderson officiating.

He was a factory worker and a general laborer in various fields. He was a member of the Flynns Lick Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, George E. Jones and Clara Dovie Meadows Jones; wife, Phyllis Jones; and brother, James Edwin Jones.

Surviving relatives include: sister, Clara Sandra Hunter of Cookeville; stepdaughters, Cathy Brown of Gainesboro and Susan J. Jacene of Cookeville; step son, Wyn Lee Weinberg of Bronson, MI; and other relatives and many friends.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Card Of Thanks

The family of Maddison (Maddie) Lanai Hall would like to thank the crew of Life Flight and EMTs, the wonderful nurses and doctors at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, each and every person who assisted at the scene, donated money and food and last but not least prayers and support.

You have been wonderful to the family.

The church families at Swallows Chapel Church of Christ, Cave Springs Church of Christ, and Cullum Church of Christ for their singing, love and support.

And most especially to the staff at Speck Funeral Home: Chris, Daryl, Melissa, Donna and the others who work there for the very special care that the took of our Maddie. And the at Wilbert Vault Co.

Your love and kindness will never be forgotten.

Misty, Buddy, Kylie and Braxton Hall

Brenda, Mandy, Holly and Tim Calvin Mike, Irene, Brandon, Tanner, Reigan, Kaidance, Cullen and Macey

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