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Obituaries 8/10/21

Fred Russell Lynn

Fred Russell Lynn, 83, passed away on July 27th, 2021, after a lifetime of accomplishments, passions, and friendships. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Peggy, three children Patti, Pam, and Brian, their spouses, Phil, Scott, and Colleen, and seven beloved grandchildren Katie, Caroline, Eric, Allie, Megan, Will, and Dane.He is also survived by two brothers, Jim Lynn and Joe Lynn.

Born in Celina, Tennessee, in 1937, he graduated from Celina High School in 1955 as the captain of the high school football team and senior class president. After two years in the United States Army, he graduated from Middle Tennessee State University, moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and married Peggy Porter of South Carolina in 1966.

He began a long management career at the Internal Revenue Service which led him to relocate his family to Cincinnati, Ohio, and eventually to Irvine, California in 1983. Fred retired from the IRS after 25 years of service and launched his own successful tax accounting firm in Irvine, Fred Lynn and Associates, where he was beloved by his clients.

He eventually began to return to the family farm in Celina, Tennessee for several months each year investing time, money, and energy in creating a beautiful working cattle farm that he cherished and enjoyed immensely. Fred and Peggy also enjoyed spending time in Hilton Head, South Carolina each year where they developed many lifelong friendships. Their permanent home after retirement was in Palm Springs, California, where they were active in the Palm Springs Presbyterian Church.

Fred Russell Lynn lived a beautiful life full of family and friends. He enjoyed listening to music, meeting new people, and spending time with his friends and cherished family.

Services were held at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN and Pacific View Mortuary in Newport Beach, Calif.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Aaron Rabbit Tayse

Aaron Rabbit Tayse, 89, of Cookeville, passed away Aug. 4 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 8 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Floyd officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove community.

He was born March 12, 1932 in Jackson County. He worked as an auto mechanic.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Elijah Tayse and Gusty Lee Dyer Tayse; daughter, Ellen Marie Leonard; and brothers and sisters.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Joyce Edwina Denson Tayse of Cookeville; sons, Russell Tayse of Cookeville and Arvil Tayse of Sparta; daughters, Barbara Sue Cherry of Cookeville, Lora Martin of Cookeville and Heather Tayse of Cookeville; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral was in charge of arrangements.



Jeffrey Scott Greenwood

Jeffrey Scott Greenwood, 51, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 2 at St. Thomas Midtown in Nashville. Funeral services were held Aug. 6 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Blair officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community.

He was born May 1, 1970 in Cookeville. He was a mechanic and carpenter and a member of the Double Springs Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Aaron Rajjoe Greenwood and Bonnie Sue Bryant Greenwood.

Surviving relatives include: wife, Angela Greenwood of Crossville; sons, Austin Greenwood and Dylan Greenwood, both of Crossville and Scott Greenwood of Maryville; daughters, Kendra (James) Morris of Maryville, Jessica Davis of Crossville and Isabella Greenwood of Crossville; brothers, Larry Greenwood and Glenn Greenwood, both of Cookeville and Eddie Greenwood of Baxter; sisters, Lisa Greenwood and Lori Greenwood, both of Algood and Becky Greenwood of Baxter; and grandchildren, Kailie Morris, Olivia Morris, Gavin Morris, Jameson Morris and Brooke Davis.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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