Obituaries From The Fentress Courier September 25 Edition

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AVANELL H. CROUCH

 

AVANELL H. CROUCH

Avanell H. Crouch, age 85, of Jamestown, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 at Avalon Hospice.

Mrs. Crouch was born October 21, 1927 in Oneida, Tennessee.  She was a cosmetologist.

Mrs. Crouch is survived by son, Danny Crouch and wife Michelle of Mt. Juliet; three grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Cravens of Jamestown and Ruth Jean Gray and husband Chet of Rockville, MD; brother, Jack Howard and wife Yvonne of Springfield, OH; and many in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Crouch was preceded in death by husband, Frank (Hoss) Crouch; father, Henry Howard; mother, Reba (Smith) Howard; three brothers, Billy, Bob and Ben Howard, sister, Inez Delk; and two nephews, David Howard and Robert Howard.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with Bro. Tommy Duncan officiating.  Burial followed in the Fentress Memorial Gardens.  Pallbearers included Joshua Crouch, Jordan Crouch, Tim Hollar, Eric Cravens, Steve Brooks, Paul Crouch and Kenny Delk.

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

 

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SHIRLEY LEE DARLING

 

SHIRLEY LEE DARLING

Shirley Lee Darling, age 74, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, September 16, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Darling was born May 28, 1939 in Jamestown, Tennessee.  She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Darling is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Renee Caldwell-Carter of Jamestown and Jonnie Lee Palmer of GA; three sons, Johnny Isaac Caldwell and Jody Dean Caldwell both of GA and Jermey T. Caldwell of Jamestown; mother, Cloie Maxine (Neal) Tipton of Jamestown; fourteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; five sisters, Wilma VanNatter, Wilda Jones and husband Billy, Barbara Crabtree and husband David, Linda Beaty and husband Teddy and Marsha Evans and husband Jeff all of Jamestown; seven brothers, Wilford Tipton and wife Penny, Walter Tipton and wife Linda, Freddy Tipton and wife Robyn, Mark Tipton and wife Kathy, Luke Tipton and wife Debbie, John Tipton and wife Tonya and Jerry Tipton and wife Karen all of Jamestown; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Mrs. Darling was preceded in death by father, Virgil Crockett; step-father, Wilburn Tipton; son, Jorl Gean Caldwell; and two sisters, Brenda (Tipton) Cowan and Mary (Tipton) Cook.

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Jennings  Funeral Home with Bro. Chester Rhoad officiating.  Burial followed in the Crockett Cemetery.  Pallbearers included Jered Caldwell, Jason Caldwell, Chris Caldwell, Jonathan Caldwell, Cody Caldwell and Walter Tipton.

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

 

JOHNNIE WAYNE DARROW

Johnnie Wayne Darrow, age 52, of Jamestown, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Darrow was born October 10, 1960 in Muncie, Indiana.  He was a construction worker.

Mr. Darrow is survived by sister, Regina Garrett and James Brown of Jamestown; nephew, Carlos Darrow; niece, Latricia Sexton; two uncles, Larry Bradley and Issac Darrow; and two aunts, Juanita Reynolds and Glen Martin and Wanda Darrow and husband Tom; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Darrow was preceded in death by father, Carl F. Darrow; and mother, Pauline (Slaven) Darrow.

The family has chosen cremation.

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

 

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NADINE HOLT

 

NADINE HOLT

Nadine Holt, age 86, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, September 13, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Holt was born February 4, 1927 in Fentress County.  She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Holt is survived by son, Gary Holt of Jamestown; two daughters, Kay Pillar and Brenda Crouch both of Jamestown; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Yvonne Cook, Pauline Fowler, Kathryn May, Shelia Hall, Valerie Richards, Elizabeth Barnett and Kathleen Cadle; and two brothers, Don Richards and Prince Richards.

Mrs. Holt was preceded in death by husband, Granville Barney Holt, Jr.; father, Charlie B. Richards; mother, Monnie (Burks) Cadle; daughter, Diana Nadine Smith; son, Larry Holt; granddaughter, Teresa Fowler; three brothers, Herman Richards, Tommy Richards and Bobby Young; and two sisters, Edna Beaty and Norma Smith.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in the Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home with Bro. Chester Rhoad officiating.  Burial followed in the Fentress Memorial Gardens.  Active pallbearers included Marty Owens, Kameron Owens, Mark Draughn, Ronnie Holt, Brandon Holt, Chase Holt and Larry Bruce Beaty.  Honorary pallbearers included Tommy South, Wayne Crouch, Richard Greer and Douglas Garrett.

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

 

Gabe Hughes

GABE HUGHES

 

GABE HUGHES

Gabe Hughes, age 35, of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

Mr. Hughes is survived by daughter, Rebecca Hughes; parents, Daryl and Luretha Cissy Hughes; brother, Greg Hughes and wife Amanda; niece, Kaylee Hughes; special friend, Lyndsey Johnson; close friends, Buster and Joyce  Conatser; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Mr. Hughes was preceded in death by grandparents, Rev. Jessie D. and Bessie Hughes, Maynard Huddleston and Minnie Luretha Reynolds; and several aunts, uncles and close friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Mundy Funeral Home.  Burial followed in the Taylor Place Cemetery.

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

 

 

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CECIL EUGENE KENNEDY

 

CECIL EUGENE KENNEDY

Cecil Eugene Kennedy, age 72, of Jamestown, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Kennedy was born January 5, 1941 in Jamestown, Tennessee.  He was a construction worker.

Mr. Kennedy is survived by wife, Teresa (Ellis) Kennedy of Jamestown; mother, Antha Jane Kennedy of Jamestown; two daughters, Christina E. Kennedy of Knoxville and Tammy Jo Crabtree and husband Troy of Jamestown; son, Eric Kennedy of Jamestown; brother, Bobby Kennedy of Jamestown; sister, Pauline Cotton and husband John of Virginia Beach, VA; and two grandsons.

Mr. Kennedy was preceded in death by father, Clarence Kennedy; brother, Wilbern Kennedy; and sister, Cauline Kennedy.

The family chosen cremation.

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

 

 

LARRY WAYNE LEDBETTER

Larry Wayne Ledbetter, age 55 of Jamestown, passed away Saturday, September 20, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Ledbetter is survived by three sons, Larry Allen (B.J.) Ledbetter, Jeffrey Ledbetter and wife Lisa and Tim Ledbetter and wife Melinda all of Jamestown; daughter, Jessica York and husband Rex of Crossville; ten grandchildren; brother, Stacy Ledbetter and wife Adrianna of Crossville; two sisters, Michelle Roysdon and husband Mike of Smithville and Tammy Castleberry of Crossville; and special friend, Billy Rich.

Mr. Ledbetter was preceded in death by parents, Luther and Ola Mae Ledbetter.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the York Grist Mill Park in Pall Mall, Tennessee.

Mundy Funeral Home of Jamestown, Tennessee was in charge of the cremation and the family is in charge of the memorial service.