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Obituaries 8/3/21

Rosella Bravender

Rosella Bravender, 61, of Whitleyville, passed away July 29 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time.

She was born April 19, 1960 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She worked at a massage therapist and photographer and enjoyed traveling, camping and nature.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Norman R. Helton and Rosella North; sister, Dana North; and niece, Helen Marie Saylor.

Surviving relatives include: brothers, Norman Randal (Jean) Helton, Jr. of Lafollette and Eldon North of Barbourville, Ky.; sisters, Linda Helton Krolczyk of Port Huron, Mich., Cindy Saylor of Harlan, Ky., Donna (Larry) Locke of Bethel, Ohio, Dorothy Bowling of Versailles, Ind., Mary (Kevin) Runions of Bell County, Ky., Gladys Marie Helton of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Darlene (Jimmy) Gross of Indianapolis, Ind., Deanna North of Barbourville, Ky. and Rebecca Helton of Harlan, Ky.; special close friend, Robby Bravender; and many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Ann Allen

Ann Allen, 84, of the Flynns Creek Community, passed away July 25 at her residence. Funeral services were held July 27 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Jones Huff Cemetery in the New Salem community.

She was born Aug. 29, 1936 in Jackson County. She was a cafeteria worker at Gainesboro Elementary School and a member of the Antioch Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Joe Lee Craighead and Margie Cleo Bowman Craighead; husband, Harley Allen; son, Tony Lee Allen; and brother, Edd Roy (Matilda) Craighead.

Surviving relatives include: daughter, Teresa (Ronnie) Mayberry of Bloomington Springs; grandchildren, Brad (Robin) Mayberry, Tanya (Cory) Fox, Justin Mayberry and Abbie Allen; and great grandchildren, Jenna Mayberry, Rylee Fox, Eli Mayberry, Lyza Fox, Jase Mayberry, Lorelai Mayberry and Jordyn Allen.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Robert G. Taylor

Robert G. Taylor, 78, of Gainesboro, passed away July 24 at his residence. Funeral services were held July 28 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery.

He was born May 20, 1943 in Marion, VA. He served in the U.S. Army for 28 years was a member of the Center Grove Church of Christ and the Jackson County Veterans Hall.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Robert H. Taylor; and a sister.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Bearchie Taylor of Gainesboro; son, Douglas (Sibyl) Taylor of MI; brother, Allen (Linda) Taylor of Mich.; step sons, Rick (Shelly) Good of Gainesboro, Johnny (Mary) Good, Johnny Rittenberry and Issac Rittenberry, all of Mich.; step daughters, Robin (Edward) Lint and Debbie Good, both of Mich. grandson, Jake Taylor of Mich.; and other relatives and many friends.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

Billy Lewis Harris

Billy Lewis Harris, 82, of Gainesboro, passed away July 23 at Mabry Healthcare and Rehab Assisted Living. Funeral services were held July 25 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery.

He was born July 24, 1938 in Jackson County. He was a logger and a member of the Silver Point Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Jessie Lee Harris and Cleo Cynthia Barnes Harris; daughters, Beverly Gail Harris and Annette Harris Woodard; brother, Roger Dale Harris; and sister, Dimple Mae Hawkins.

Surviving relatives include: daughters, Darlana Robichaud of Bloomington Springs and Brenda (Noble) Carroll of Sparta; brothers, Roy (Rhonda Lynn) Harris of Gainesboro and Willie Harris of Voxx, Texas; special niece, Maggie Harris-Caudill; special nephew, Bradlee Caudill; sisters, Frances Johnson of Silver Point, Margaret (Troy) Dockery of Cookeville, Vickie (Doug) Maynard of Carthage and Cynthia Ogletree of Sparta; nine grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great- great-grandchildren; and other relatives and many friends.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 

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