Area Obituaries

Obits 10/16/18

Marilyn Rowe Marilyn Rowe, 88, of Gainesboro, passed away on Oct. 11 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on Oct. 13 at Gainesboro First Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla. She was born on April 12, 1930, in Chicago, Ill. She was a homemaker and…

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Obits 10/9/18

Richard Cooper Richard Cooper, 57, of Gallatin, passed away on Sept. 22 at Sumner Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held on Sept. 25 at the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in Gainesboro with Chris Reece officiating. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. He was born April 13, 1961, in Gainesboro.…

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Obits 9/25/18

Michael Lee McClendon Michael Lee McClendon, age 62 of Nashville, Tenn., passed from this life Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home in Flynns Lick, Jackson County. He was born Saturday, November 26, 1955 in Reading, England. He was the son of the late Harold McClendon of Nashville and Jean (Olney) McClendon of Reading, England.…

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Obits 9/18/18

Dwight Spivey Dwight Spivey, 75, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 6 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Huffines officiating. Interment followed in the Hall Cemetery in the Big Bottom community. He was born on Dec. 5, 1942, in Gainesboro. He…

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Obits 9/11/18

Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse, 28, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 1, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Sept. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Roger Minard, Ken Lewis and Kelly Stockton officiating. Interment followed in the Elkins Family Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Jan.…

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Obits 9/4/18

Shirley Woodard Shirley Woodard, 72, of the Brooks Bend Community, passed away on Aug. 12 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 26 from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Gene Butler Cemetery in the Brooks Bend Community. She was a…

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Obits 8/28/18

Lucille Goolsby Lucille Goolsby, 83, of Whitleyville, passed away on Aug. 18, at her residence. Funeral services were held on Aug. 22, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery, in the Stone Community. She was born on Nov. 23, 1934, in Jackson County.…

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Obits 8/21/18

Billy Clay Hall Funeral services for Mr. Billy Clay Hall, age 76, of Cookeville, were held on Wed., Aug. 15, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Bro. Paul Wilmoth and Bro. David Hill officiated. Entombment with military honors followed at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Hall passed away Sat. evening, Aug.…

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Obits 8/14/18

Harley Allen Harley Allen, 87, of Gainesboro, passed away on Aug. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Jones Huff Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Jackson…

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Obits 8/7/18

Jay Robyn Jay Robyn, 63, of Gainesboro, TN. went home to be with the Lord Tuesday July 24, 2018. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded in love with his wife and children. Throughout a difficult illness, Jay faced each challenge with grace, a smiling face, and an unwavering faith in his Maker’s promises. Jay was…

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