Obituaries 1/19/21

Charles Ray Young

Charles Ray Young, better known as Ray Young, 80, of Cookeville, passed away Jan. 8, at his residence. Memorial services will be held Jan. 30 at the Center Grove Church of Christ with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating.

He was a retired truck driver, a member of the Teamsters Union and a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, watching westerns, riding a trike, playing cards at the Senior Citizens Center and going to auctions.

He was preceded in death by: parents, William Fred Young and Naessie Mae Flatt Young; wife, Annella Hobbs; daughter, Lisa Young; and brother, Bruce Young.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Ruth Jackson Young of Cookeville; son, Todd (Vivian) Young of Clovis, CA; stepchildren, Mona (Joe Hamilton) Taylor, Mike (Patricia) Jackson and Monica (Phillip) Robinson; brothers, Roy (Essie) Young, Jerry (Jo Ann) Young and Burton (Shelia) Young, all of Gainesboro and Sheldon (Lori) Young of Bunker, MO; grandchildren, Allison and Torie Young both of Clovis, Calif.; special friend, Ralph Maberry; special thanks to Jeff and Judy McDaniel; and several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Donald R. “Buddy” Bartlett

Donald R. “BUDDY” Bartlett, passed away Jan. 8. Graveside services were held Jan. 10 at the Algood City Cemetery.

Buddy B. was a lifelong resident of Putnam County, growing up in the Bangham community and attending Algood School. He retired from Fleetguard after working there for over 30 years. His greatest passion was horses and was a well-known equestrian and ambassador of the Pleasure Tennessee Walking Horse and Gaited Mules. He attended the Walking Horse Celebration every year since 1978. He was a member of the Algood First Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: mother, Mary Edna Johnson Bartlett; father, John Haskell “CAP” Bartlett; and in laws, Otto Tinch and Mildred Allred Tinch.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Patsy Tinch Bartlett; daughter Sheila Bartlett; son, Donald R. Bartlett, Jr.; daughter in law, Jennifer Hall Bartlett; grandchildren, Allison, Cody, Andrew, Conner and Cole Bartlett; sisters, Linda (Bill) Burgess, Cathy (Ronnie) Reeder, Amgoe Vaughn and Diane (Jerry) Armstead; brother, John R. Bartlett; niece Sharon (Millis) Higgenbotham; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Norma L. Mayberry Eder

Norma L. Mayberry Eder, 80, of the Dodson Branch community, passed away Jan. 15 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 19 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Clayton Lee, Jr. and Dow Allen officiating. Interment followed in the Dodson Branch Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 26, 1940 in Jackson County. She was a factory worker and attended the Post Oak Shade Freewill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Norman Mayberry and Emma Rector Mayberry; husband, Ronald Eder; brothers, Harold, Dolphus, Garry, Douglas and Gerald Mayberry; sisters, Arlene Ward and Mary Kemplen; brothers in law, Asa Dillon, George Method, Merrill Stamm. Jack Kemplen and Thurston Ward; and sisters in law, Stella Mayberry and Vada Mayberry.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Carolyn Eder of Cookeville; sisters, Imogene Dillon, Barbara Method, Judy (Bobby) Lee and Dorothy (Mike) Knight, all of Cookeville and Wanda Stamm of Dayton, Ohio; grandchild, Caleb Tanner Hodgson of Cookeville; and sisters-in-law, Brenda Mayberry of Cookeville and Kim Mayberry of Greenfield, Ind.

 

Carole McBroom

Carole McBroom, 76, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 14 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery.

She was born March 6, 1944 in Jackson County. She was a retired Pre-K teacher’s assistant and a member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Thomas Elmer Long and Ova Myrtle Hicks Long; and son, Tommy Lee Johnson.

Surviving relatives include: husband, Charles McBroom of Gainesboro; daughters, Teresa Johnson (Tim) Dillehay of Cookeville and Kristi McBroom (Jamie) Ellis of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Brittany Carole Ellis (Clain) Trekell of Baxter, Thomas Bryant Dillehay and William “Will” Fenton Dillehay, both of Cookeville; favorite pet, Willow; and other relatives and many friends.

 

Nellie Marie Hix

Nellie Marie Hix, 94, of the McCoinsville community, passed away Jan. 10 at Signature Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery.

She was born May 16, 1926 in Jackson County. She was a supervisor at the Washington Industries shirt factory and a member of the Dudneys Hill Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, William Riley Heady and Martha Jane Trisdale Heady; husband, Reeves Jr. Hix; son, Donnie Hix, grandson, Kelly Hix; and seven brothers and sisters-in-law.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Linda Jane (Tony) Maberry of Gainesboro and Jackie Marie (Dennis) Hix Smith of Cookeville; daughter-in-law, Betty Hix of Gainesboro; grandchildren, Tony (Chasity) Hix, Lindsey (Jessey) Casey, Taylor (Bradley) Hamlet, Connor Smith, Madelyn Maberry, Blaise (Abbye) Barlow and Kinsey (Nick) Lemmons; and great grandchildren: Miley Hix, Carolina Barlow, Lena Rue Barlow and Ezra Casey.

Michael Minor

Michael Minor, 60, of Baxter, passed away Jan. 8 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation with a memorial service at a later date.

He was born Dec. 20, 1960 in Rogersville. He was an explosive technician, a member of Faith Chapel Ministries and a Veteran of the U.S. Marines.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Denver Minor and Jumina Lee Collingsworth Page.

Surviving relatives include: brother, Norman Collingsworth of Kingston; nephew, Timmy Collingsworth; and beloved dog, Chevy.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Card of Thanks

The family Kenneth Earl “Jack” Mahaney would like to say “Thank you” to Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home staff for the beautiful service for Kenneth on Jan. 17, 2021, after his death on Jan. 15, 2021. We want to thank Jimmy Anderson for holding his service and Jerry Lee Ridge for assisting with the service. So many kind and thoughtful words were spoken. We are also grateful to Mabry Health Care and Rehab for the excellent care given to him during the two months plus he spent there. Also we want to thank Cookeville Regional Medical Center and all doctors and nurses who cared for him during his sickness. We say “Thank you” to the pallbearers: Andy Stafford, Keith Mahaney, Corey Mahaney, Eddie Dale Mahaney, Dennis Stafford and Brian Williams. We are grateful for all the beautiful flowers and memorials given in Kenneth’s memory and for the food donated to the family. We say “Thank you” for the many donations given to the Mahaney Family Cemetery Fund. We will always remember everyone’s thoughtfulness and kindness shown to the family and thank all the friends who sent sympathy cards and all those who offered up prayers on “Jack’s” behalf.

The family of Kenneth Earl “Jack” Mahaney:

Wife-Edna Sue Mahaney; children, Garry (Carolyn) Mahaney, Jerry Mahaney and Stella Jean (Dennis) Stafford; grandchildren, Keith Mahaney, Kendra (Josh) Angel, Corey Mahaney, Lesley (Brian) Williams, Lindsey Mahaney, Andy Stafford and Michelle (Jeremy) Flynt; great grandchildren, Brent Angel, Isaiah Angel, Spencer Stafford, Piper Stafford, Carter Williams, Cooper Williams, Maizie Mahaney, Jorja Flynt and Grayson Flynt.

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