Area Obituaries

Obituaries 1/19/21

Charles Ray Young Charles Ray Young, better known as Ray Young, 80, of Cookeville, passed away Jan. 8, at his residence. Memorial services will be held Jan. 30 at the Center Grove Church of Christ with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. He was a retired truck driver, a member of the Teamsters Union and a member…

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Obituaries 1/12/2021

Charles Leonard Pippin Charles Leonard Pippin, 79, of the Union Hill community of Jackson County, passed away Jan. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 9 at the Union Hill Church of Christ with Bro. Mike Fox, Bro. Steve Bowman and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt…

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Obituaries 1/5/21

Jim Matoy Jim Matoy, 52, Bagdad Community, passed away Dec. 25 Riverview Regional Medical Center. A celebration of life will be held at a later date for family and close friends in Smith County and also near his native Tellico Plains. He was born Jan. 8, 1968 in Tellico Plains. He was a 1968 graduate…

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Obituaries 12/29/20

Kenneth Earl Mahaney Kenneth Earl Mahaney, better known as “Jack”, 86, of the Free State community, passed away Dec. 15 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 17 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Jerry Lee Ridge officiating. Interment followed in the Mahaney Family Cemetery. He…

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Obituaries 12/22/20

Harlin J. Wheeler Harlin J. Wheeler, 82, of Madison, passed away Dec. 12. A celebration of life service was held Dec. 17 at Spring Hill Funeral Home. Interment followed in Historic Spring Hill Cemetery. He was born March 29, 1938 in Gainesboro. He worked several years as a superintendent in the construction industry and loved…

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Obituaries 12/15/20

Shawn Jack Penley Shawn Jack Penley, 45, of Gainesboro passed away Dec. 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral. Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiated. Interment followed in the Allentown Cemetery in the New Salem Community. He was born Sept. 15, 1975 in Somerset, Ky. He worked…

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Obituaries 12/8/20

Katherine Mayberry Katherine Mayberry, 89, of Gainesboro, passed away Nov. 27 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community. She was born March 25, 1931 in Clay County. She was a…

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Obituaries 12/1/20

Carlene Wade Hensley Carlene Wade Hensley, 77, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 23 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Dale Crossman and Douglas Hensley officiating. Interment followed in the Hensley Cemetery. She was born April 19, 1943 in Baxter. She was a fabric…

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Obituaries 11/24/20

Judy Jones Judy Jones, 70, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 18 at her home. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Mike Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville. She was born April 27, 1950 in Jackson County. She…

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Obituaries 11/17/20

John R. Henry Sr. John R. Henry Sr, 86, of the Big Bottom community, passed away Nov. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held Nov. 7 at the New Hope Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. He was born Feb. 10, 1934 in Wellsburg, W.Va. He was a retired carpet installer,…

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