Area Obituaries

Obits 8/28/18

Lucille Goolsby Lucille Goolsby, 83, of Whitleyville, passed away on Aug. 18, at her residence. Funeral services were held on Aug. 22, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home, with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery, in the Stone Community. She was born on Nov. 23, 1934, in Jackson County.…

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Obits 8/21/18

Billy Clay Hall Funeral services for Mr. Billy Clay Hall, age 76, of Cookeville, were held on Wed., Aug. 15, at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Bro. Paul Wilmoth and Bro. David Hill officiated. Entombment with military honors followed at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Hall passed away Sat. evening, Aug.…

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Obits 8/14/18

Harley Allen Harley Allen, 87, of Gainesboro, passed away on Aug. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Aug. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Jones Huff Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Jackson…

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Obits 8/7/18

Jay Robyn Jay Robyn, 63, of Gainesboro, TN. went home to be with the Lord Tuesday July 24, 2018. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded in love with his wife and children. Throughout a difficult illness, Jay faced each challenge with grace, a smiling face, and an unwavering faith in his Maker’s promises. Jay was…

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Obits 7/31/18

Bobby G. Stafford Bobby G. Stafford, 66, of Gainesboro, passed away July 20 at his residence. Memorial services were held on July 28 at the Double Springs Church of Christ. Bro. Eric Collins officiated at the service. The family has chosen cremation. Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was…

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Obits 7/24/18

Donald Richmond “Don” Walker Mr. Donald Richmond Walker better known as Don, age 58 passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. Don was born April 7, 1960 to Hollis Richmond and Mary Frances Poteet Walker. Don was a retired Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and served proudly from 1982-1988. He was an avid…

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Obits 7/17/18

Kenneth Mitchell Bilbrey Kenneth Mitchell Bilbrey, 84 passed away on July 13. Graveside services were held on July 16 at John L. Clark Cemetery. Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon was in charge of the arrangements. He served in the United States Air Force and owned and operated a tobacco farm most of his life. He…

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Obits 7/10/18

Anthony Neal “Tony” Bates Anthony Neal “Tony” Bates age 58 a native of Smithville and a longtime resident of Gainesboro, passed away Saturday morning, June 30, 2018 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Lee and Juanita Johnson Bates; son, Matthew Bates; 3 sisters, Wanda Kay Pack, Sheron…

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Obit 7/3/18

Stewart Minder Retired Sgt. First Class Stewart Minder, 90 of Pleasant Shade, passed away on June 22 at his residence. The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service with full military honors will be held at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek, Mich. at a later date. Upper-Cumberland Funeral Home was in charge of…

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Obits 6/26/18

David Michael Reecer Factory Worker David Michael Reecer, 35, of Lavergne, passed away on June 13 at his residence. Funeral services were held on June 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Alan H. Judd officiating. Interment followed in the Hendersonville Memory Gardens in Hendersonville. He was born Feb. 9, 1983 in Gallatin. He…

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