Area Obituaries

Obituaries 2/23/21

Louis Ward Fuqua Louis Ward Fuqua, 90, of South Pittsburg, Tenn., passed away Feb. 14, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are not complete at this time. After graduating from Jackson County High School in Gainesboro, he joined the US Navy for four years aboard the USS Gainard (DD-706) during the Korean War. He was an…

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Obituaries 2/16/21

Robbie Sue Jones Netherton Robbie Sue Jones Netherton, 69 of Gainesboro passed away Feb. 10 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 14 in the Chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Matthew Scoggins officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery. She was born June 17,…

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Obituaries 2/9/21

Eddie Wayne Lawson Eddie Wayne Lawson, 56, formerly of Gainesboro, Nashville and Mt. Juliet, passed away Jan. 26 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. At his request no funeral service will be held. He had sharp wit, salty vocabulary and loved football, music and comic books. He graduated from Mt. Juliet High School and the Art…

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Obituaries 2/2/21

W J Holmes W J Holmes, 73, of Bloomington Springs, passed away Jan. 25 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 29 from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Sister Peggy Sutton officiating. Interment followed in the Currys Chapel Cemetery in Granville. He was born April 6, 1947 in Hartsville. He…

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Obituaries 1/26/21

David Milton Medley David Milton Medley, 66, of Cookeville, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Signature Health Care of Putnam County in Cookeville, Tennessee. David loved and missed his son, the late Cody Levi Medley so much that he longed to see him again. He was the loving and caring husband of…

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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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