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Obituaries 9/07/21

Brenda Sircy Cannon

Brenda Sircy Cannon, 76, of the Center Grove community, passed away Aug. 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 3 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Hermitage Memorial Gardens in Hermitage.

She was born Sept. 18, 1944 in Jackson County. She worked in healthcare as a CNA and was a member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Carsey Edward Sircy and Gwen Dallas Sisco Sircy; husband, James R. Tripp; brother, Dallas Edward Sircy; and brother in law, Jimmy Stafford.

Surviving relatives include: son, James Ray Tripp Sr. of Gainesboro; daughters, Lisa Renee (Jeff) Janke of Hermitage and Karen (Jimmy) Lynn Cobble of Gainesboro; sisters, Kathy Stafford of Whitleyville and Shira (Donnie) Stafford of Gainesboro; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great grandchildren.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Wanda Poston Osborne

Wanda Poston Osborne, 94, of Cookeville, passed away Aug. 31 at Cookeville Regional Medical Hospital. Graveside services were held Sept. 3 at the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community.

She was born Nov. 30, 1926 in Long Beach, CA. She worked at Kroger and Mary Lou’s Uniform and was a member of the Whitson Chapel Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: parents, John Poston and Gladys Ligon Poston; husband, Calvin Osborne; and brother, Andrew Poston.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Calvin Osborne of Houston, Texas and John Osborne of Cookeville; and grandson, Daniel John Osborne of Dayton, Texas.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Evelyn Marie Hill

Evelyn Marie Hill, 81, of the Center Grove community, passed away Aug. 29 at her residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 2 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Gene Williams officiating. The family has chosen cremation.

She was born May 6, 1940 in Nashville. She worked as a nursing home aide.

She was preceded in death by: parents, William and Sadie Hudgins; daughter, Tonya Hill; son, Timmy Hill; and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving relatives include: sons, Terry (Lisa) Hill of Gainesboro and Tracy (Commie Cohee) Hill of Smyrna; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and step grandchildren, Ashley and Emily Reeves.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Billy Ronald Mainord

Billy Ronald Mainord, 70, of the Whites Bend community, passed away Aug. 27 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time.

He was born Nov. 4, 1950 in Overton County. He was a post office worker.

He was preceded in death by: parents, Cecil Mainord and Hazel Benson Mainord; wife, Debbie Mainord; and sister, Margaret Mainord.

Surviving relatives include: son, Scott Mainord of Gainesboro; daughter, Jessica Young of Mt. Juliet; brother, Donald Ray Mainord of Columbia; and grandchildren, Jason Mainord, Kinsley Young and Levi Young.

Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Card of Thanks

The family of Margaret Anderson Bailey wishes to express our deepest graditude for all the kindness, concern, prayers and food that has been provided for us during this terrible loss. May God Bless you all.

Sincerely,

Katherine B. Anderson and family

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