Area Obituaries

Obits 4/17/18

Rebecca Sue Ayers Certified Nursing Assistant Rebecca Sue Ayers, 48 of Gainesboro passed away April 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held on April 13 in the chapel of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Judd officiating. The family has chosen cremation. She was born April 5, 1970 in Gainesboro. She…

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Obits 4/10/18

  Terry Quarles Watts Terry Quarles Watts, 61, of Bowlings Branch, passed away Sat., March 31. Funeral services were held on April 5 at the Gordonsville Chapel of Bass Funeral Home in Gordonsville. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born March 24, 1957 in Gainesboro. She was a 1975…

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Obits 4/3/18

James M. Wheeler Jr. James M. Wheeler Jr., 72, passed away March 24 at his residence. Funeral services were held March 25 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Bode officiating. Interment followed at Wheeler Cemetery in the Dry Fork Community. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born Aug.…

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Obits 3/27/18

Cathy Phillips Factory Worker Cathy Phillips, 68, passed away March 18 at her residence. Funeral services were held March 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Old Antioch Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born July 13, 1949 in Gainesboro. She was…

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Obits 3/20/18

Bettye Jean Allen Retired Bettye Jean Allen, 84, passed away March 8 at the Medical Center in Franklin, Ky. Funeral services were held March 11 at Gilbert Funeral Home. Entombment followed in the Restlawn Memory Gardens in Simpson Co., Ky. Gilbert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Feb. 14, 1934 in…

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Obits 3/13/18

Opal Akers Maynard It is with great sadness and great joy that we write the obituary for our grandmother, Opal Akers Maynard, 88, of Gainesboro, TN. She was born in Grethel, KY, to the late Silas and Lona Branham Akers on November 23, 1929, and passed away on March 5, 2018. She is preceded in…

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Obits 2/27/18

Vickie Pippin Homemaker Vickie Pippin, 61, passed away Feb. 17 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Dunn officiating. Interment followed at John Young Cemetery. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born June 13, 1956 in Putnam County.…

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Obits 2/20/18

Fara Miller Teacher Fara Miller, 64, passed away Feb. 8 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 12 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. She was born Sept. 10, 1953 in Memphis. She taught for 16 years at Tennessee Technological University’s…

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Obits 2/13/18

Brenda Sue Browning Brenda Sue Browning Coffee, age 70, of Hot Springs, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018. She was born on June 15, 1947 in Switzer, West Virginia, the daughter of Arland Browning, Sr. and Louise “Una” Kiser Browning.  On October 2, 1971, she married Billy R. Coffee.  She was preceded in death…

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Obits 2/6/18

Janet M. Crooker Janet M. Crooker, 76, passed away Jan. 25 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at a later date. She was born March 13, 1941 in Orlando, Fla.. She was retired from Crotty. She donated her body to science in hopes of helping others. She was preceded in death by her…

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