Area Obituaries

Obituaries 5/26/20

Paul Newton Browand Paul Newton Browand Jr., age 92, of Gainesboro, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, May 20.2020 at his daughter’s home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 23, 1927 in Altoona, PA, to his parents; Paul Newton Browand Sr. and Mabel Gilmore Browand. In 1951 Paul met his future wife…

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Obituaries 5/19/20

Linda Hawkins Linda Hawkins, 58, of Gainesboro, passed away May 13 at her residence. Funeral services were held May 15 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Feb. 10, 1962 in Gainesboro. She worked as an RN and was…

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Obituaries 5/12/20

Roger Pippin Roger Pippin, better known as “Flop”, 67, of Gainesboro, passed away April 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were held April 28 at the Young Cemetery in the McCoinsville community with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating at the services. He was born Oct. 23, 1952 in Gainesboro. He worked in construction. He…

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Obituaries 4/28/20

Jack Simpson Johnson, M.D. Dr. Jack, as he was known by friends and patients, passed away on April 23, 2020, at the age of 94 years. Born and raised in Flynn’s Lick, Jackson County, he later served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. Dr. Jack obtained his medical degree from…

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Obituaries 4/21/20

Alan Ramsey Alan Ramsey, 64, of Gainesboro, passed away April 4 in Whitleyville. Graveside services were held April 7 at the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community with Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. He was born Nov. 11, 1955 in Jackson County. He worked for Nielsen Corp. and was affiliated with the Burristown Church of Christ.…

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Obituaries 4/14/20

Card of Thanks We would like to thank all for the prayers, cards, memorial gifts and kind words in the passing of our precious mother. Thanks to Mabry Health Care for the wonderful care and Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home for their service with a special thanks to Jason Anderson for his kindness and time…

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Obituaries 4/7/20

Hubert C. Chaffin Hubert C. Chaffin, 83, of Baxter, passed away April 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A private graveside service was held at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery. He was born Jan. 20, 1937 in Double Springs. He had an environment and conservation degree, along with his wife; they operated Chaffin’s Fur and Ginseng…

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Obituaries 3/31/20

Wayne H. Lawton Wayne H. Lawton, 72, of Cookeville, passed away March 5 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Memorial services were held March 28 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Haney officiating. The family has chosen cremation. He was born April 28, 1947 in Pawtucket, RI. He was a…

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Obituaries 3/24/20

John Boone Hestand Born October 30, 1932 in Jackson County Tennessee. Died March 2, 2020 at Soddy Daisy Health Center in Soddy Daisy Tennessee. Son of the late Ernest Clyde Hestand and Mabel Cummins Fox. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest Fox Hestand. Survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Ann…

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Obituaries 3/17/20

Truman Edward Stearnes Truman Edward Stearnes, 82, of Gainesboro, passed away March 2, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service was held March 15 at Mountain Chapel Ministries in Gainesboro with Pastor Truman B. Stearnes officiating. He was born Oct. 2, 1937 in Nashville. He lived a blessed life, some would call…

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