Area Obituaries

Obituaries 12/15/20

Shawn Jack Penley Shawn Jack Penley, 45, of Gainesboro passed away Dec. 9 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Dec. 13 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral. Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiated. Interment followed in the Allentown Cemetery in the New Salem Community. He was born Sept. 15, 1975 in Somerset, Ky. He worked…

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Obituaries 12/8/20

Katherine Mayberry Katherine Mayberry, 89, of Gainesboro, passed away Nov. 27 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community. She was born March 25, 1931 in Clay County. She was a…

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Obituaries 12/1/20

Carlene Wade Hensley Carlene Wade Hensley, 77, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 20 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 23 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Dale Crossman and Douglas Hensley officiating. Interment followed in the Hensley Cemetery. She was born April 19, 1943 in Baxter. She was a fabric…

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Obituaries 11/24/20

Judy Jones Judy Jones, 70, of Cookeville, passed away Nov. 18 at her home. Funeral services were held Nov. 20 at Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Mike Fox officiating. Interment followed in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Cookeville. She was born April 27, 1950 in Jackson County. She…

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Obituaries 11/17/20

John R. Henry Sr. John R. Henry Sr, 86, of the Big Bottom community, passed away Nov. 1 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Memorial services were held Nov. 7 at the New Hope Baptist Church with Bro. Randy Heady officiating. He was born Feb. 10, 1934 in Wellsburg, W.Va. He was a retired carpet installer,…

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Obituaries 11/10/20

Faye Dawes Faye Dawes, 75, passed away Oct. 29 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Nov. 2 in the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Danny Scott officiating. Interment followed in the Peek Cemetery in the Harmony community. She was born July 14, 1945 in…

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Obituaries 11/3/20

Eneloit Smith Doyle Eneloit Williams Smith was born June 17, 1942 in the Center Grove Community of Jackson County Tennessee to the late Nora Margret Flatt and Hyram Hansford “Snake” Williams. She passed away October, 24, 2020. She is preceded in death by: her husband Cecil Victor Smith; infant sister, Mary Frances; sister, Shirley Ann…

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Obituaries 10/27/20

Willis “Shorty” Petty Willis “Shorty” Petty, 88, of Granville, passed away Oct. 17 at the N.H.C. Cookeville. Funeral services were held Oct. 21 from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Interment followed in the Garden of the Cross at the Smith County Memorial Gardens. He was born July 18, 1932 in Gainesboro. He retired…

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Obituaries 10/20/20

Ronnie Skipper Ronnie Skipper, 73, of Bullards Creek Community, passed away Oct. 15 at his residence. Graveside services were held Oct. 19 at the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born April 7, 1947 in Jackson County. He worked as a credit manager in Nashville, served in the U.S. Navy as…

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Obituaries 10/13/20

Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr. Ernest “Pappy” Fields, Jr., 71, of Buffalo Valley, passed away Oct. 6 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Oct. 9 from the chapel of Presley Funeral Home with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. Interment followed in the Flatt and Woolbright Cemetery in Gainesboro. He was the owner of E…

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