Area Obituaries

Obituaries 6-11-19

Myrtle I. Emerton Myrtle I. Emerton, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away June 5 at her residence. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time. She was born June 17, 1951 in Harlan, KY. She worked as a waitress. She was preceded in death by parents, James Ayers and Edith Ayers; and husband,…

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Obituaries 6/4/19

Walter Earl Flynn Walter Earl Flynn, 77, of Gainesboro, passed away May 21 at his residence. Funeral services were held May 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Kenneth Anderson and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. He was born Dec. 10, 1941, in Jackson County.…

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Obituaries 5/28/19

Larrie Edward “Lane” Martin Larrie Edward “Lane” Martin, 70, of Baxter passed away May 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held May 23 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville. He was born May 31, 1948, in Gainesboro. He…

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Obituaries 5/21/19

Donnie “Rooster” Spivey Donnie “Rooster” Spivey, 67 of Gainesboro, passed away May 16 at his residence. He had chosen cremation, with memorial services at a later date. He was born March 10, 1952, in Gainesboro. He worked as a logger. He was preceded in death by parents, Ralph J. Spivey and Dimple Louise Spivey. Surviving…

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Obituaries 5/14/19

Betty Cobb Flatt Betty Cobb Flatt, 91, of Gainesboro, passed away May 5 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 7 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with David Montgomery and Mark Stout officiating. Interment followed in the Granville Cemetery in Granville. She was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Glennville, Ga. She was a retired…

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Obituaries 4/30/19

Dr. James Smith Dr James Smith, 83, of Cookeville, passed away April 21, near his farm in Overton County. Funeral services were held April 26 at Cookeville First Baptist Church with Pastor Scott McKinney officiating. Interment with military honors will be at Cookeville City Cemetery. He was born April 14, 1936, in Cookeville. He served…

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Obituaries 4/23/19

Lucille Raines Lucille Raines, 88, of Gainesboro, passed away April 12 at NHC Health Care Center in Cookeville. Graveside services were held April 14 at the Pharris Cemetery in McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. She was born March 14, 1931, in Jackson County. She was a factory worker in the garment industry and…

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Obituaries 4/16/19

John Dillard Quarles III John Dillard Quarles III died April 10, 2019, at his home in Madison, Alabama. Born in Whitleyville, TN on May 11, 1944, John was the son of the late John Dillard Quarles, Jr. and Lena Hamilton Quarles. Survivors include sisters: Rose Quarles Jackson of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Nancy Quarles…

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Obituaries 4/9/19

Edna Flatt Roberts Edna Flatt Roberts, 104, of Gainesboro, passed away March 31, at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held April 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Flatt and Bro. Bill Flatt officiating. Interment followed in Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community. She was born Sept. 7, 1914…

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Obituaries 4/2/19

Opal Butler Agee Opal Butler Agee, 96, of Carthage and a longtime resident of the Bagdad Community passed away March 20 at Concordia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. Funeral services were held March 22 at the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Edward L. Anderson and Guy Holliman officiating. Interment followed in the…

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