Funeral     services     for     Mr. Billy Ray Rhoten,   79,   of
Gainesboro, TN, will  be  held  at  1 P.M. on Friday, January 22,
2010,   at   Anderson  –  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Thursday  from  2  P.M. –
9 P.M., and Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He   passed   away  on  Wednesday,  January  20,  2010,  at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
  
He was born December 27, 1930, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the  late
 Carlos William  and  Martha Mahaney Rhoten.   He
was  married  to  
Stella May Rhoten,  who  survives.  He was a
former employee of the State Highway Department.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
2
Brothers:
Donald and Willis Rhoten;  2  Sisters:  Rosie Heroth
and Daffo Gilpatrick; and
1 Son: Bennie Clay Hammock.

Survivors    include    his    
Wife:     Stella   May   Rhoten   of
Gainesboro,  TN;
 4   Sons:  Donnie Ray Hammock,  Jackie Fay
Hammock,   Jimmy   Wayne   Hammock,   and   Michael  Eugene
Hammock, all of Gainesboro, TN;
3 Daughters and 2 Sons-in-
Law:
Deborah and Junior Phann, Kathy Phann, and Jennie and
Charles Ward Scott, all of Gainesboro, TN;   
1   Brother:   John
Rhoten   of   Gainesboro,   TN;   
1   Sister:   Julia Doris Rhoten
Stafford of Cookeville, TN;  
11 Grandchildren;  and  10 Great-
Grandchildren
.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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