Area Obituaries

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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Obits 6/19/18

Ozetta Lee Hogg Ozetta Lee Hogg, 83, passed away on June 8 at her residence. Funeral services were held on June 11 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Joe Roberts officiating. Interment followed in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown Community. She was born July 7, 1934 in Jackson County. She was a garment…

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Obits 6/12/18

Troy Scurlock Troy Scurlock, 77, of Carthage passed away on May 28 at the Concordia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage. No services were held as the family chose cremation. Sanderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He was born on June 22, 1940. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he…

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Obits 6/5/18

Betty Mae “Mema” Vanhooser Betty Mae “Mema” Vanhooser, 74, of Biloxi, MS passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Biloxi. Mrs. Vanhooser was born November 1, 1943 in Gainesboro, TN to Ralph and Jo Helen Bowman. She was a 1962 graduate of Jackson County Central High School and retired from the U.S. Civil Service Keesler…

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Obits 5/29/18

Mack Holliman William Mack Holliman, 87, passed away at his residence in Macon County. Funeral services were held from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home with Larry Cole and Charles Reece officiated the service. Interment followed in the Holliman Family Cemetery in the Billy Hollow. He was born Oct. 21, 1930 in Billy Hollow.…

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