Area Obituaries

Obituaries 3/17/20

Truman Edward Stearnes Truman Edward Stearnes, 82, of Gainesboro, passed away March 2, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. A Celebration of Life service was held March 15 at Mountain Chapel Ministries in Gainesboro with Pastor Truman B. Stearnes officiating. He was born Oct. 2, 1937 in Nashville. He lived a blessed life, some would call…

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Obituaries 3/10/20

James Boyd Birdwell James Boyd Birdwell, 82, of London, Ky., passed away Feb. 26 at Corbin Health and Rehab in Corbin, KY. Funeral services were held March 1 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Woodall Cemetery on Union Ridge Lane in Bloomington Springs. He was born Feb.…

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Obituaries 3/3/20

Richard Roland Sharp Richard Roland Sharp, 55, of Gainesboro, passed away Feb. 23 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The family has chosen cremation. He was born June 4, 1964 in Kittery, Maine. He was a factory worker, a member of the Morrison Creek Church of Christ and he also served in the U.S. Navy. He…

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Obituaries 2/25/20

Braxton “B.D.” Meadows Braxton “B.D.” Meadows, 84, of Bloomington Springs, passed away Feb. 14 at NHC Health Care in Cookeville. Funeral services were held Feb. 17 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. John Mabery officiating. Interment followed in the Young Cemetery in the Center Grove community. He was born Oct.…

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Obituaries 2/18/20

Faye Spivey Ragland Faye Spivey Ragland, 89, of Gainesboro passed away Feb. 12 at her residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 16 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Anderson and Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery on Shepardsville Highway. She was born Sept. 7, 1930 in Jackson County.…

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Obituaries 2/11/20

Louise Upchurch Dudney Louise Upchurch Dudney, 100, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 31 at her residence. Graveside services were held Feb. 3 at the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free State community with Bro. Chris Ramsey officiating. There was no visitation or services at the funeral home. She was born Feb. 19, 1919 in Jackson…

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Obituaries 2/4/20

Herbert Lee Smallwood Herbert Lee Smallwood, 74, of Gainesboro passed away Jan. 29 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 3 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with John Adcox officiating. Interment followed in the Fairview Cemetery in the Fairview Community. He was born Aug. 3, 1945 in Crossville. He worked as a…

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Obituaries 1/28/20

Robert D. Dudney Robert D. Dudney, 74, of Cookeville, passed away Jan. 23 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. Funeral services were held Jan. 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Brown and Bro. Jeremiah Tatum officiating. Interment followed in the Dudney Family Cemetery in the Free State community. Pallbearers were George Dudney, Brian…

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Obituaries 1/21/20

Ernest Gene Elkins Ernest Gene Elkins, 93, of Gainesboro, passed away Jan. 10 at Mabry Health Care Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Edward Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community. He was born June 20, 1926 in…

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Obituaries 1/14/20

Larry R. Hix Larry R. Hix, 65, of Whitleyville, passed away Jan. 3 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 5 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Duane Gossett and Bro. Shan Dozier officiating. Interment followed in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community. He was born May…

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