Area Obituaries

Obituaries 10/29/19

Wayne Sliger Graveside services for L. Wayne Sliger, 69 of Gainesboro was held Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 2:00 PM at the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with full military honors. Interment will follow the service. Mr. Sliger died Friday, October 19th at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga after a short illness. He was born on October…

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Obituaries 10/22/19

Jackie Lee Laughter Jackie Lee Laughter, 78, of Gainesboro passed away Oct. 17 at Mabry Health Care Center. There will be no visitation or services at the funeral Home. Interment will be in the Welch Cemetery in the New Salem community. Rev. Kelly Stockton will officiate at the service. He was born Aug. 19, 1941…

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Obituaries 10/8/19

Naomi Meadows Reece Naomi Meadows Reece, 81, of Cookeville passed away Sept. 28 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 30 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Shannon Brinkley and Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens in Smith County. She was born July 4, 1938 in…

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Obituaries 10/1/19

Pauline Holland Mrs. Pauline Holland of the Bagdad Community died at the age of 77 at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning September 22, 2019 at her Salt Lick Creek Road home surrounded by her loving family. She was pronounced deceased at 9:02 a.m. by Caris Hospice of Cookeville. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. from…

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Obituaries 9-24-19

Michael D. Dyer Michael D. Dyer, 63, of Gainesboro passed away Sept. 16 at his residence. Funeral services were held Sept. 19 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Byers Cemetery in the Center Grove Community. He was born June 24, 1956 in Jackson County. He was the…

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Obituaries 9/17/19

Velcie Ramsey Johnson Velcie Ramsey Johnson, 96, of Gainesboro passed Sept. 5 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 9 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Kenneth Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community. She was born Dec. 1, 1922 in Jackson…

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Obituaries 9-10-19

Virginia “Joy” Atchley Virginia “Joy” Atchley, 87, of Celina passed away Aug. 30 at the Celina Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were held Sept. 1 at the Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Eric Copass and Rick Denton officiating. Interment followed in the Hamilton Addition of the Fitzgerald Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Rick Denton, Mark Ashlock,…

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Obituaries 9-3-19

James Edward Brown James Edward Brown, 70, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller and Bro. Alan Judd officiating. He was born Oct. 29, 1948 in Jackson County. He was a factory worker…

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Obituaries 8-27-19

Carolyn A. Szulwach Carolyn A. Szulwach, 76, of Gainesboro passed away Aug. 14 at Mabry Health Care Center. The family has chosen cremation, with no services planned at this time. She was born Oct. 7, 1942 in Jersey City, NJ. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by…

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Obituaries 8-20-19

Wilson (Bud) Collins Mr. Wilson (Bud) Collins of the Turkey Creek Community died at 5:15 p.m. Friday evening August 9, 2019 at the St. Thomas Hospital West in Nashville with his wife Ellen, son Chuck and daughter-in-law Connie at his bedside. He was admitted August 2nd following a head injury received in a fall at…

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