Obituaries for the week of September 5, 2018


Anthony Anderson, age 56, of Clarkrange, passed away Friday, August 31, 2018 at Livingston Regional Hospital.

Mr. Anderson was born July 10, 1962 in Jamestown, Tennessee.  He was self employed.

Mr. Anderson is survived by son, Caleb Anderson; brother, Angelo Anderson and wife Lisa; sister, Denise Wright and husband David; nieces, Ashley Allred and husband Andy, Drew Cheyenne Anderson and Jorja Bell Anderson; great-nephew, Armour Allred and aunt and uncle, Julia and Jim Martin.

Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by father, Andy Anderson; mother, Martha (Martin) Wakefield; grandparents, Harry and Carrie Martin; uncle, William Martin; and nephew, Alexander Wright……


Donald J. “Don” Briggs, age 73, of Clarkrange, passed away Friday, August 24, 2018 at Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center.

Mr. Briggs was born August 11, 1945 in Passaic, New Jersey.  He was a food service route driver.

Mr. Briggs is survived by wife, Jo Ann (Crews) Briggs; mother, Mary (Warner) Henise; two daughters, Marie “Rea” Briggs and Donna Jo Cole and husband Chris; grandson, Levi; brother, William Henry Briggs; and half brother, Lewis Bievenour.

Mr. Briggs was preceded in death by father, Donald John Briggs and brother, Daniel V. Briggs…..


Justin “Red” Cullum, age 44, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Cullum was born April 30, 1974 in Tempe, Arizona.  He was a farmer.

Mr. Cullum is survived by father, Duke Cullum; mother, Jane Brainard and step-father James; two daughters, Kindra Cullum and Candice Lowery and husband Brandon; son, Kayce Peters and wife Cassie; three grandchildren; sister, Tisha Tinch and husband Rick; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Mr. Cullum was preceded in death by brother, Shane Cullum; sister, Tina Cullum; and grandparents, Jay and Shirley Cullum and Roy and Mary Harper….


Brylyn Lake Human, infant, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Cumberland Medical Center.

Brylyn was born August 25, 2018 in Crossville, Tennessee.

Brylyn is survived by father, Brandon Human; mother, Mattea (Gooding) Human; grandparents, Tonya Winningham, Tommy Gene and Brenda Human and Janet Harding; great-grandparents, Doris Gooding, Linda Winningham, Tommie and Pat Human, Judy Hargis and Bill and Jo Harding; five aunts, 3 cousins; and a host of other family and friends…..


Thomas E. Norris, age 74, of Celina, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Norris was born April 7, 1944 in Jamestown, Tennessee.  He was a auto mechanic.

Mr. Norris is survived by wife, Barbara A. (Bybee) Norris; two daughters, Judy Short and husband John and Debra Hill and husband David; two sons, Thomas E. Norris Jr. and Roy Edward Norris; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Norris; and sister, Ellen Jones.

Mr. Norris was preceded in death by father, Roy Norris; mother, Tilda (Bridgeman) Norris; brother, Az Norris; and four sisters, Juanita Delk, Bessie Smith, Lucile Crabtree and Sadie Roysden…..