Area Obituaries

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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Obituaries 3/10/20

James Boyd Birdwell James Boyd Birdwell, 82, of London, Ky., passed away Feb. 26 at Corbin Health and Rehab in Corbin, KY. Funeral services were held March 1 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Woodall Cemetery on Union Ridge Lane in Bloomington Springs. He was born Feb.…

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Obituaries 3/3/20

Richard Roland Sharp Richard Roland Sharp, 55, of Gainesboro, passed away Feb. 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The family has chosen cremation. He was born June 4, 1964 in Kittery, Maine. He was a factory worker, a member of the Morrison Creek Church of Christ and he also served in the U.S. Navy. He…

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Obituaries 2/25/20

Braxton “B.D.” Meadows Braxton “B.D.” Meadows, 84, of Bloomington Springs, passed away Feb. 14 at NHC Health Care in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Feb. 17 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community. He was born Oct.…

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Obituaries 2/18/20

Faye Spivey Ragland Faye Spivey Ragland, 89, of Gainesboro passed away Feb. 12 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Anderson and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Highway. She was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Jackson County.…

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Obituaries 2/11/20

Louise Upchurch Dudney Louise Upchurch Dudney, 100, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 31 at her residence. Graveside services were held Feb. 3 at the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free State community with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. There was no visitation or services at the funeral home. She was born Feb. 19, 1919 in Jackson…

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