Obituaries For The Week Of October 26, 2016

joe-bailey025Joe Bailey

Joe Bailey, age 67 of Jamestown, TN, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Tennova Healthcare of Jamestown.

Mr. Bailey is survived by wife, Sandra Pearce Bailey; stepson, Trent Pearce and partner, Veronica; brothers, Ed Bailey and & wife, Katherine and Bob Bailey & wife, Dee; sisters, Lou Wood & husband, Doug and Dottie Smith & husband, Bob; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles Conatser & wife, Judy, Steve Conatser & wife, Benita, Lillian Starks and Ada Bailey; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by parents, Virgil and Mae Bailey; brother, Bart Bailey; Nephews, Eddie Bailey and Wayne Smith.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Mundy Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Duncan officiating. Burial followed in the Conatser Cemetery. Pallbearers included Steve Conatser, Jeremy Starks, Charles Starks, Alyson Starks, Casey Smith, Andrew Hart, Bryan Bunch and Derek Davenport.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

cindydavisscan-161017-0001Cindy Davis

Cindy Davis, age 60, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at her home.

Mrs. Davis was born April 19, 1956 in Knot Co., KY. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Davis is survived by daughters, Kim Hicks & husband, Jonathan, Nicole Smith and Cassie Blevins & husband, Tim; eight grandchildren, Robert, Andrea, Makala, Whyatt, Carson, Jackson, Gillian & Kendall; brother, Claude Creech; sisters, Evalena Hart and Phyllis Foster.

Mrs. Davis was preceded in death by father, Evert Creech; mother, Marie (Conley) Creech; brother, Joe Creech; sister, Alma Jean Cook.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dale Hicks officiating. Burial followed in the Sharp Place Cemetery in Jamestown, TN. Pallbearers included Whyatt Miller, Robert Hicks, Jonathan Hicks, Tim Blevins, Anthony Smith and Carson Blevins.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Elbert Draughn

Elbert Draughn, age 75, of Jamestown, TN, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Cookeville Regional Medical.

Mr. Draughn is survived by sons, Phillip Draughn & wife, Cathy, Anthony Draughn & wife, Teresa and Darin Draughn & wife, Angie; brother, Argie Draughn and wife, Faye, five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Mr. Draughn was preceded in death by parents, Urias and Mary Draughn; brothers, Ted and Everett Draughn and 1 infant brother;  sisters, Elsie Smithers, Loma Garrett and Irene Draughn.

Funeral services were held Friday, October 21, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Honey Creek Baptist Church with Bro. Bradley Bowden and Bro. Carlie Garrett officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Helen Cemetery. Pallbearers included Adam Draughn, Justin Draughn, Nick Thurman, Dwight Smithers, Melvin Smithers, and David Huddleston. Honorary pallbearers included Wallace Terry, David Smith and Mark Draughn.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

Willard Richards

Willard Richards, age 86, of Grimsley, TN, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at his home.

Mr. Richards is survived by son, Jimmy Richards and wife, Donna; sisters, Sarah Jenkins, Pat Copley, Betty Gray, Diane Roberts and Rose Everridge; four grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Mr. Richards was preceded in death by wife, Christine Richards; son, Peanut Richards; parents Joe and Myrtle Cook Richards; brothers, Burton Goney and Dennis Richards; sisters, Sally Whaley, Dorothy Calton and Berxie York.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside at the Richards Cemetery. Family and friends served as pallbearers.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

lillard-stowersscan-161019-0001Lillard Edmond Stowers

Lillard Edmond Stowers, age 86, of the Meister Hills Community passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 at Roane Medical Center.

Mr. Stowers was born July 5, 1930 in Banner Springs, TN. He was a factory worker.

Mr. Stowers is survived by sons, Tony Loren Stowers & wife, Lolita and Stanley Farron Stowers; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Stowers; sister, Freeda Cravens; brothers, Carlos Stowers & wife, Bonnie and Shelby Stowers; sisters, Doris Snowden, Nita Baldwin and Ann Franklin; brother, Mike Stowers & wife, Nancy and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Mr. Stowers was preceded in death by wife, Earlean (Bertram) Stowers; father, Loyd Nelson Stowers; mother, Debbie Izora (Hall) Stowers; son, Roger Dale Stowers; daughter, Audrey Sharon Beaty; best friend, Jerry Baxter.

Funeral services were held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Jennings Funeral Homes-Clarkrange Chapel with Bro. Mark Hawks officiating. Burial followed in the Springs Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers included Shane Franklin, Jeremy Franklin, Laura Franklin, Parker Gray, Denise Baldwin and Donovan Baldwin.

Jennings Funeral Home of Clarkrange, Tennessee was in charge of the services.

bobbie-rai-simpsonscan-161019-0001Bobbie Rai Simpson

Bobbie Rai Simpson, age 45, of Jamestown, TN, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Tennova Healthcare-Jamestown.

Mrs. Simpson was born May 1, 1971 in Jamestown, TN. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Simpson is survived by fiance’, Darrell Delk; sons, Ryan Judkins, Joshua Simpson, and John Dillon Simpson; daughters, Christina Johnson and Cali Johnson; mother, Peggy Lucille (Stockton) Frazier; father, Donald Johnson and wife, Barbara; sisters, Janet Mize, Evella Rich and husband, Carl, Connie Bundy and Angie Gogan and husband, Jack; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Jennings Funeral Home Chapel with Sister Darlene Shadrick officiating. Burial followed in the Sharp Place Cemetery. Pallbearers included Darrell Delk, Ryan Judkins, Joshua Simpson, John Dillon Simpson, Randy Turner and Richard Brewster.

Jennings Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the services.