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Delma Greer York, 84 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Delma Greer York, age 84, of Red Boiling Springs, TN  passed away Friday morning, April 12, 2013 at the Macon County General Hospital E.R. in Lafayette, TN. Funeral Services for Delma Greer York were conducted Monday afternoon, April 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN with Brother Tim White officiating. Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery. Her family & friends served as pallbearers. She was born Wednesday, May 23, 1928 in Clay County, TN, the daughter of the late Jimmy and Sally Scott Greer. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sons, Carl and Jimmy York. On August 22, 1953, she married Charles York, who survives. Delma was employed with The Palace in Red Boiling Springs in the dietary department with 12 years of service. Survivors besides her husband, Charles of 59 years include: sons & daughters-in-law, Wayne & Sharon York, Clovis & Sherry York, sister, Marie Rich, all of Red Boiling Springs, half-sisters, Sada Gore, Hilham, Catherine Greer, Gainesboro, brother, Tom Greer, Red Boiling Springs, half-brother, Thomas Greer, Hilham, devoted care giver, Carol Ann Cruz, Red Boiling Springs, 18 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

 
Kimberly Denise Hackett, 51 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Kimberly Denise Hackett, age 51 of Red Boiling Springs, TN  passed away Saturday evening, April 6, 2013 at her residence.  Funeral Services for Kimberly Denise Hackett were conducted Tuesday afternoon, April 9, 2013 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, TN with Elder Terry Austin and Elder Billy Joe Shoulders officiating.  Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery.  Honorary pallbearers were her cousins.  Active pallbearers were Donnie Crawford, Prentice Hudson, Buddy Thompson, Richard Seber, Garry Kirby and Tim Roark.  
Kimberly was born Tuesday, May 30, 1961 in Smith County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Harold Hackett and Avo Sadler Hackett Jones.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her aunt, Esto (Roy) Whitley and uncles, Cordell, Windell and Verdell Sadler.  She was saved at her Mother’s home on Monday, July 29, 1974 and joined Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church on the following Thursday where she remained a devoted member until her death.  Kimberly was a former meter reader for the Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation in Lafayette, Tennessee  for many years.
Survivors include: step-father, Floyd Jones, Chandler, N.C., uncle, Cortez (Pat) Sadler, aunts, Edo (Dennis) Kirby, Inez (Fay) Etheridge all of Red Boiling Springs, TN and Imo (Ray J.) Dixon of Kempville, TN and several cousins.

 
Geneva Knight Law, 80 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Geneva Knight Law, of the Rocky Mound Community in Macon County, was born on August 16, 1932 to the late Merlin Howser and Lassie Hoskins Howser, who survives.  She departed this life on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at the age of 80 years, 7 months and 18 days.  Funeral services for Geneva Law were conducted on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette, with Dennis Ballard officiating.  Interment followed in the Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ Cemetery. Pallbearers were Sandy Knight, Erik Knight, Christopher Knight, Ricky Holland, Matt Holland and David Sturm.  As a young woman, she married Herbert Knight, spending 32 years together before his death.  This union was blessed with three children – Danny, Sandy and Cindy.  She later married Decatur Law, who also preceded her in death after 20 years together. Geneva went to work at Carter Automotive in 1973 and when it closed, she went to work at Westside Elementary as a cafeteria cook.  She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Church of Christ.  “Granny”, as she was called by her family, enjoyed working in her flower beds and vegetable garden.  Geneva was especially proud of a 50-pound head of cabbage she once produced.  She loved canning, and never passed up a bucket of fruit and vegetables, or the opportunity to share those canned goods with family and friends. Geneva once told her daughter, “some people love to shop……..I love to can.” She loved to cook, and was famous for her coconut cakes, fried pies and Christmas candies. In addition to her husbands and father, Geneva was preceded in death by an infant sister.  Along with her 97-year-old mother, she is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Mildred Knight of Westmoreland, and Sandy and Lynne Knight of the Rocky Mound Community; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Ricky Holland of Lafayette; grandchildren and their spouses, Erik and Jennifer Knight, David and Emily Sturm, Hannah and Josh Centers, Matt Holland, all of Lafayette, and Christopher Knight of Rutherford, TN; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Joseph and Joshua Knight, and Sydney and Collier Sturm, all of Lafayette; brothers, Harold Howser of Lafayette and Stevie Howser of Westmoreland; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie and Billy Stone, Sue and Billy West, Patsy and Bill Carr, all of Lafayette, Diane and Larry Harper and Teresa and Charles Jett, all of Westmoreland.

 
Catherine Lucille Adams, 94 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Catherine Lucille Adams was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on October 12, 1918 to the late Charles Carrithers and Edna Mink Carrithers. She was one of six siblings born to this union. As a young woman Catherine married the love of her life Wayne Milton Adams. The two of them cherished every moment together until his passing in 2006. Besides her parents and husband, Brother Cyrus Carrithers, Sisters Fern Star, Mary Pigg, and Nadine Buck also preceded Catherine in death. She was retired having worked for Imperial Reading in Lafayette, TN, and also from Fruit of the Loom in Brundige, IN and Bowling Green, KY. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lafayette, TN. On March 28, 2013 the Lord called Catherine home. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral services for Catherine Lucille Adams were conducted on Saturday, March, 30 at 1 p.m. from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Reverend Eddie Rushing and Brother Eric Hinson officiating. Interment followed in the Macon County Memorial Gardens. She is survived by, sister, Betty Ruth Jeffers of Terre Haute, IN, nieces, Connie (Jim) Vaught of Maryville, IN, Peggy (John) Stone of Overton Park, KS, and Paulette (Robert) Gottrell of Terre Haute, IN, nephew, William (Lori) Pigg of Aron FL, and special friends, John (Linda) Brewer of Lafayette, TN, and Henry (Gloria) Cantrell of Bowling Green, KY.

 
Jackie Earl Barber, 75 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Jackie Earl Barber was born in Macon County, Tennessee on January 28, 1938 to the late Earless Atlas Barber and Delia Susan Holland Barber. He was one of four brothers born to this union. Besides Jackie’s parents; son, Ricky Earl Barber, and brothers, Ed Barber, and Glenn Barber also preceded him in death. On August 24, 1956, Jackie married the love of his life, the former Emma Molene Johnson. They shared 56 years together and raised three sons and one daughter. Jackie worked for General Electric for 14 years and later went to Lafayette Manufacturing working there until he retired, in 1978. Jackie enjoyed the outdoors, and spent most of his time on the water. He liked going to Buffalo River; camping, boating and fishing. Jackie always wanted his family with him; they were his pride and joy. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren always had a good time, when grandpa was around. Sitting back and listening to Country music was something Jackie enjoyed doing. His favorites were George Jones, Merle Haggard, and Conway Twitty. Jackie attended Spring Creek Missionary Baptist Church. On Saturday, March 16, 2013, the Lord called Jackie home. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew and loved him. Funeral Services for Jackie were conducted Tuesday, March 19, at 2 pm from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Brother Joey Green officiating. Interment followed in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Jackie is survived by, Wife, Emma Molene Barber of Lafayette, TN, Sons, David W. (Lindy) Barber of Belvadere, and Joe (Tami) Barber of Lafayette TN, Daughter, Jane Barber of Lafayette, TN, Brother, Carl (Polly) Barber, ten Grandchildren, and five Great-Grandchildren, also survive.

 
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