Area Obituaries

Obits 9/18/18

Dwight Spivey Dwight Spivey, 75, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 6 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital. Funeral services were held on Sept. 9, at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Dan Huffines officiating. Interment followed in the Hall Cemetery in the Big Bottom community. He was born on Dec. 5, 1942, in Gainesboro. He…

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Obits 9/11/18

Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse Tiffany Lynn Elkins Tayse, 28, of Gainesboro, passed away on Sept. 1, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held on Sept. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Roger Minard, Ken Lewis and Kelly Stockton officiating. Interment followed in the Elkins Family Cemetery in Gainesboro. She was born Jan.…

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Obits 9/4/18

Shirley Woodard Shirley Woodard, 72, of the Brooks Bend Community, passed away on Aug. 12 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held on Aug. 26 from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Burton officiating. Interment followed in the Gene Butler Cemetery in the Brooks Bend Community. She was a…

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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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