Obituaries From The Fentress Courier November 25 Edition

Ernie Allen BertramScan-151118-0001Ernie “Tom” Allen Bertram

Ernie “Tom” Allen Bertram, age 69, of Jamestown, TN, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Bertram was born May 29, 1946 in Fentress Co., TN. He worked in construction as a block mason.

Mr. Bertram is survived by son, Ernie Allen Bertram, Jr. and wife, Stephanie; grandchildren, David Allen Bertram and Kadence Doss; brothers, Roger Bertram, Ricky Bertram and Danny Lee Bertram; sisters, June Wright, Judy Brown, and Joyce King; mother of his children, Charlene (Malone) Bertram.

Mr. Bertram was preceded in death by son, Freddie Elmer Bertram; father, Fred Bertram; mother, Nola Lee (Reagon) Bertram; brothers, Guy Otto Bertram, Steven David Bertram, James Taylor “Bud” Bertram, Charles Edward Bertram and Timmy Allen Bertram.

Funeral services were held Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel with Bro. Raymond Phillips officiating. Cremation followed. Honorary pallbearers included Lee Malone, Brian Bertram, Mike Bertram, P.J. Morgan, Freddie Wright, Bobbie Brown, and Allen Bertram.

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

Billy Matthews

Billy Matthews, age 67, of the Armathwaite Community, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville, TN.

Mr. Matthews is survived by wife, Regina Matthews; son, Billy Jonathan Matthews; daughters, Shauna Whited and husband, Brian and Ginger Wells and husband, Matthew; brothers, Gary Matthews, Jackie Matthews and wife, Shirlene, and Kenny Matthews and wife, Wanda; sisters, Janice Smith and husband, Cordis, Teresa Coker and Debbie Smith and husband, Claude Jr.; and two grandchildren.

Mr. Matthews was preceded in death by parents, Charles D. and Essie Tayes Matthews; brothers, Jerry and Bobby Matthews.

Memorial services were held Monday, November 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mundy Funeral Home  with Brian Whited officiating.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of arrangements.

Jessie Fred PerkinsScan-151116-0001Jessie Fred Perkins

Jessie Fred Perkins, age 72,of Jamestown, TN, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Signature Health Care of Fentress Co.

Mr. Perkins was born September 1, 1943 in Pickett Co., TN. He was an auto mechanic.

Mr. Perkins is survived by daughters, Trish Slaven and husband, Nathan, Tammy Perkins, Robin Rochelle, and Jeanie Hughes and husband, Dana; sons, Robert Stockton and wife, Kerri, Kenny Sheppard, Steve Sheppard and Kenny Hoover; eighteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; brother, William Perkins; nieces, Tina Potter and Christie Farley.

Mr. Perkins was preceded in death by father, Jessie E. Perkins; mother, Clio Nola Jean (Ford) Perkins; and son, Jimmy Perkins.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. in Jennings Funeral Homes Chapel with Bro. Payton Slaven officiating. Burial followed in Edgefield Cemetery in Byrdstown, TN. Pallbearers included Travis Ventress, Daniel Abbott, Thomas Cooper, James Slaven, Roger Ledbetter, Mike Harris, Derick Perry and Darrin Chilton.

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

Valerie Stone

Valerie Stone, age 64, of the Mt. Helen Community, passed away Monday, November 16, 2015 at her parents home in the Mt. Helen Community.

Mrs. Stone is survived by husband, Ronald Stone; daughters, DeLeah Roysdon and husband, Eric, and Leslie Patton and husband, Stephen; parents, Obert and Lela Ellis; sisters, Glenda Ellis and Myra Koger; brothers, Paul Ellis and wife, Sharon and Stephen Ellis and wife, Lana; three grandchildren, Jordan Roysdon, Elgie and Liem Porter, brothers-in-law, Doyle Choate and wife, Becky, and Roland Stone; and several nieces, nephews and other family members.

Mrs. Stone was preceded in death by first husband and father of her daughters, Wallace Choate; and granddaughter, Kyleigh Roysdon.

Funeral services were held Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mt. Helen Baptist Church with Bro. Vernon Smith, Bro. Brady Goad and Eric Roysdon officiating. Burial followed in the Mt. Helen Cemetery. Pallbearers included Jordon Roysdon, Landon Ellis, Ben Ellis, Jason Koger, Derek Choate, Stephen Patton, and Liem Porter.

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

Jane Strmac

Jane Strmac, age 64, of Jamestown, TN, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Strmac is survived by husband, Thomas Strmac; and brother, John Russell Kollm.

Mrs. Strmac was preceded in death by parents, Rudolph and Eulas Russell Kollm.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of arrangements.

Glennis York

Glennis York, age 68, of Jamestown, TN, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Signature Health Care in Jamestown.

Mrs. York is survived by children, David Stephens, Roger Johnson and wife, Traci and Karen Tipton and husband, Jerry; sister, Lois Tipton; five grandchildren, Jeremy Jones, Kendra Tipton, Tyler Stephens, Kali and Gavin Johnson; and six great-grandchildren.

Mrs. York was preceded in death by parents, Herbert and Clara Beaty Tipton; and niece, Vicky Cavous.

Memorial services were held Friday, November 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Mundy Funeral Home with Bro. David Stephens officiating.

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