Area Obituaries

Obituaries 10/27/20

Willis “Shorty” Petty Willis “Shorty” Petty, 88, of Granville, passed away Oct. 17 at the N.H.C. Cookeville. Funeral services were held Oct. 21 from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Garden of the Cross at the Smith County Memorial Gardens. He was born July 18, 1932 in Gainesboro. He retired…

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Obituaries 10/20/20

Ronnie Skipper Ronnie Skipper, 73, of Bullards Creek Community, passed away Oct. 15 at his residence. Graveside services were held Oct. 19 at the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born April 7, 1947 in Jackson County. He worked as a credit manager in Nashville, served in the U.S. Navy as…

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Obituaries 10/13/20

Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr. Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr., 71, of Buffalo Valley, passed away Oct. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. Interment followed in the Flatt and Woolbright Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was the owner of E…

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Obituaries 10/6/20

Joann Garrison Joann Garrison, 63, of Jackson County, passed away Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 29 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dale Crossman, Bro. Ted Gaw and Bro. John Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Morgan Pippin Cemetery. She was born Dec.…

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Obituaries 9/29/20

Joe Marvin Chapman Joe Marvin Chapman, age 91, passed away at his home in Franklin, Tennessee on September 24, 2020. He was born August 31, 1929 in Gainesboro, Tenn. to Henry Clay and Ela Graham Chapman. He was educated in the Jackson County Schools. He graduated from Tennessee Tech in 1954. He served as First…

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Obituaries 9/22/20

Elowise (Carter) Bruce Elowise (Carter) Bruce, 88, passed away Aug. 25 in Atlanta, Ga. A Celebration of Life service was held Sept. 4 at the South Dekalb Chapel of Gregory B. Levett & Sons Funeral Homes. Interment followed in the Washington Memorial Gardens in Decatur, Ga. Surviving relatives include: daughter, Jenny Bruce; and a host…

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Obituaries 9/15/20

Clure “Ray” Buck Clure “Ray” Buck, 84, of Springfield, Ohio, passed away, Sept. 2 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center in Springfield, Ohio with Minister Phil Grear officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio. He was born March 28, 1936…

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Obituaries 9/8/20

Roy Edward Philpot Roy Edward Philpot, 73, of the Dudney Hill Community, passed away Aug. 28 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 31 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Tommy Philpot officiating. Interment followed in the Granville Cemtery. He was born Oct. 23, 1946 in Granville. He worked as a USPS mail…

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Obituaries 9/1/20

Ronnie L. Buck Ronnie L. Buck, 60, of Mt. Juliet, passed away Aug. 22 at his residence. Funeral services were held Aug. 25 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Rev. Shannon Hammock officiating. Interment followed in the Old Antioch Cemetery. He was born Oct. 16, 1959 in Jackson County. He was a construction worker.…

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Obituaries 8/25/20

Helen O. Dailey Helen O. Dailey, 80, of the Burristown Community, passed away Aug. 19 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 22 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born May…

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