Funeral services for Mrs. Anita Gibbons Ballard, 55, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, July
19, 2013, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown
community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 to 9 P.
M., Thursday from 2 to 9 P.M., and on Friday from 9 A.M. until
time of services.
She passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at her residence in
She was born March 28, 1958 in LaJolla, California, to Luther
“Jamup” Gibbons and the late Mary Juanita Gibbons. She
was an assistant manager of Mini-Mart in Cookeville, TN. She
was a member of the Southern Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by 1
Brother: William Thomas Gibbons and 1 Sister: Patsy Lee
Gibbons, her Father-in-law and Mother-in-law: Cecil and
Survivors include her Husband: Danny Ballard of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Jennifer Ballard Alshawi; 2
Grandchildren: Ali and Faith Alshawi; her Father: Luther
“Jamup” Gibbons of Cookeville, TN; 1 Brother: James H.
Gibbons of Cookeville, TN; Niece: Amber D. Gibbons of
Gainesboro, TN; and Aunt: Carol Lawton of Cookeville, TN.
She is also survived by other relatives and friends.
Rev. Billy Haney and Bro. Jim Phillips will officiate at the
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