Obituaries 3/2/21

Patty Jo Apple Barlow

Patty Jo Apple Barlow, 80, of Lebanon, passed away Feb. 21 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 26 in the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jackie Wheeler officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery.

She was born May 10, 1940 in Jackson County. She retired from Summit Medical Center working in the medical records department. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lebanon.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Homer and Daris Ragland Apple; and daughter, Jane Apple Barlow.

Surviving relatives include: son, Tim (Teresa) Barlow of Mt. Juliet; daughter, Lucinda Barlow of Lebanon; brothers, Ted Apple of Antioch, Jimmie Apple of Gainesboro and Ray Apple of Lexington, Ky.; sister, Peggy Mackie of Cookeville; and grandchildren, Joel and Sarah Beth.

Mildred Louise Brown

Mildred Louise Brown, 84, of Gainesboro, passed away Feb. 24 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 2 at Anderson Upper Funeral Home with Adam Hall officiating. Pallbearers were Eliga Grasty, Ethan Prater, Preston Grasty, Exaviea Grasty, Christian Grasty and Keaton Tayse. Interment followed in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 2, 1936 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Letcher Emerton and Martha Bell Scott Emerton; brothers, Therold Emerton and Lonnie Emerton; and grandson, Jacob Stafford.

Surviving relatives include: son, Donnie Ray Stafford of Gainesboro; daughters, Patricia Ann Winegar of Gainesboro and Carolyn Prater of Sparta; brothers, Joe Emerton, Billy Emerton, Ralph Emerton and Jim Emerton, all of Nashville and Ray Emerton of Arkansas; sister, Evelyn Richardson of Nashville; grandchildren, Eliga Grasty, Ethan Prater, Nay Nay Wright, Kandidia Grasty, Ashley Crone, Farrah Kompidah, Roxane, Brandon Winegar, Robert Winegar, Ben Hargis and Beth Meadows; 26 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

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