Obituaries From The Fentress Courier May 25 Edition

Denney PicLouise Denney

Louise Denney, age 90, a resident of Portland passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana.

Louise was born on May 10, 1926 in Jamestown, Tennessee, the daughter of Virgil and Emily (Branden) Anderson. She married James Denney on October 1, 1954 and he passed away September 25, 2013.

Survivors include one son, Robert Denney (wife Donna) of Rural Portland, Indiana; two daughters, Rebecca Elbendary of Clovis, California, and Sandra Denney of New Castle, Indiana; four sisters, Maxine Graves of  Jamestown, Tennessee, Melba Price (husband Brad) of Jamestown, Tennessee, Linda Cooper (husband Bobby) of Monterey, Tennessee; one brother,  Cordell Anderson of  Cookeville, Tennessee; along with four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2016 with Pastor Dan Coffman officiating. Burial followed at Green Park Cemetery in Portland.

Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home of Portland, Indiana was in charge of the services.

Josephine Gilkerson

Josephine Gilkerson, age 55, of Jamestown, TN passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Tennova Healthcare of Jamestown.

Mrs. Gilkerson is survived by daughter, Samantha Fields and husband, Levi; mother, Wanda Beaty; significant other, Wayne Copley; brothers, Ricky Beaty, Gary Beaty, Tracy Beaty, and Fred Beaty and wife, Sonya; sisters, Debbie Barnett and husband, David and Hannah Rios; grandchildren, Taylor Reagan, Tanner Reagan, Alexis Fields, Porcha Fields, Chloe Reagan, Seth Reagan and Levi Fields, Jr.

Mrs. Gilkerson was preceded in death by husband, Bill Gilkerson; father, Richard Beaty; and brother, Richard E. Beaty.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Mundy Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Anderson officiating. Burial followed in the Spurling Cemetery. Pallbearers included Samuel Levi Fields, Mitchell Parker, Landon Wooten, T.J. Turner, Bo Anderson, Brian Stephens, Fred Beaty and Tanner Reagan.

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

Wilma Hill

Wilma Hill, age 75, of Jamestown, TN passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Signature Healthcare of Jamestown.

Mrs. Hill was a member of the Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church.

Mrs. Hill is survived by sister-in-law and caregivers, Carolyn Hall and husband, Jeff; grandson, Jeff Ledbetter and wife, Lisa; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey and Gabriel Ledbetter; special cousin, Joyce Glenn and husband, Jim; and a host of other family members.

Mrs. Hill was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Edna Tinch Hill; brother, Bufford Hill.

Funeral services were held Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Mundy Funeral Home  with Bro. Randy Bilbrey officiating. Burial followed in the Fentress Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers included Darian Goodman, Jeff Ledbetter, Rick Tinch, Danny Norris, Randy Bilbrey, Willard Looper, Jeffrey Ledbetter, Gabriel Ledbetter, Ogle Crabtree and Noble Conatser.

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

Lannie Paul York  Website PicLannie Paul York

Lannie Paul York, age 40, of Grimsley, TN  passed away Monday, May 16, 2016 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mr. York was born February 6, 1976 in Fentress Co., TN. He was an installer for Fitzgerald Trucking.

Mr. York is survived by mother, Jewel (Cooper) York of Grimsley; sisters, Debbie York of Grimsley, Doris Warden and husband, Billy Sr. of Grimsley, and Marilyn Matthews and husband, Neil of Byrdstown; brothers, Dale York and wife, Tammy of Martha Washington and Timmy York and wife, Marsha of Armathwaite; nephews, Josh York, Dexter York, and Billy Warden, Jr.; nieces, Brandy Adkins and husband, Nick, Tamara Thurman and husband, Nick and Tasha Jones and husband, Adam; three great-nieces; two great-nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. York was preceded in death by father, Holland York; sister, Peggy York; and nephew, Matthew York.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel with Bro. Malcolm Strong officiating. Burial followed in the Goney Cemetery in Fentress County, TN. Pallbearers included J.J. Johnson, Jerome Cody, Greg Owens, Dave Roysden, Jeremy Roysden, Johnny Roysden and Jeff Kistler.

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

Decoration At Robbinstown Cemetery May 29

Decoration will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The cemetery will be mowed on Thursday, May 26. Please do not decorate graves until after the cemetery is mowed.

If you have family members buried there, we encourage you to attend and donate to the cemetery fund. Donations are needed for the upkeep of the cemetery and can be mailed directly to Union Bank c/o Robbinstown Cemetery, P.O. Box 100, Jamestown, TN 38556. When making a direct deposit, please instruct the bank teller to write your name on deposit slip so we know where the donation cam from. You can also mail a check to me: Shirley Adkins, 4288 Cordell Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45439.

Let’s have a good turnout this year and keep this tradition going. Restroom facilities provided.

Decoration at Taylor Place Cemetery May 27

Decoration at Taylor Place Cemetery will be on the weekend of May 27. Flowers will be left on graves for two weeks. If flowers are not placed on head stone, they will be removed at that time. All donations will be greatly appreciated for the upkeep of the cemetery. Donations for upkeep can be mailed to:

Rod Foy

P.O. Box 149

Jamestown, TN 38556

All plots are now $450.00 each.

Bethsaida Cemetery Association Meeting To Be Held May 29

Bethsaida Cemetery Association meeting will be held Sunday, May 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Bethsaida Church.

Decoration at Jay Conatser Cemetery To Be Held May 29

Decoration will be Sunday, May 29th, at 1:00 p.m. at Jay Conatser Cemetery in Little Crab. All donations will be appreciated for upkeep of cemetery.

Gunter Cemetery Decoration To Be Held May 29

The Gunter Cemetery will be having decoration Sunday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m. Needing donations for cemetery fund. Please give to Francis Hurd that day.