Area Obituaries

Obituaries 7/7/20

Billy Rogers Coffee Billy Rogers Coffee, 76, of Hot Springs, passed away July 1. Funeral services were held July 6 in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Scott Gallimore officiating. Interment followed in the Crestview Memorial Park with military honors by the U.S. Army. Active pallbearers were John Batty, Jerry Batty, Nick Coffee, Vince…

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Obituaries 6/30/20

Terry Key Terry Key, 69, of Gainesboro, passed away June 16 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation and no services are scheduled at this time. He was born Nov. 14, 1950 in Detroit, Mich. He was a construction worker by trade. He was preceded in death by: mother, Maggie Lee Brummitt Key; and…

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Obituaries 6/16/20

James Dixon Blankenship James Dixon Blankenship, 88, of Springfield, passed away June 1 at the Residence of Alive Hospice in Nashville. Graveside services were held June 3 at the White House Memorial Gardens with Bro. Sam Brown officiating. There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date. He was born Oct.…

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Obituaries 6/9/20

Donald C. Henry Donald C. Henry, 77, of Ashland City, passed away May 31 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services were held June 2 from the chapel of Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery on Seven Knobs Road in Gainesboro. He was born May 17, 1943 in Jackson County. He…

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Obituaries 6/2/20

L.B. Johnson L.B. Johnson, 79, passed away peacefully dressed in orange and surrounded by his family on May 23, 2020. His name was truly just initials, despite the variations he told thousands over the years. Known as B and Jo since they had grandchildren, he and Jo Kathryn were married for 57 years. Her love…

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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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