Funeral services for Mr. Bobby Wayne Dennis, 71, of the
New Salem community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will be
held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at Anderson
- Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial
will follow in the Welch Cemetery in the New Salem community
of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., Tuesday from 10 A.M. – 9 P.M., and Wednesday from 9
A.M. until time of services
Mr. Dennis passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born August 27, 1936, in Jackson County,
Tennessee, to the late Cordell and Mildred Hensley Dennis.
On August 18, 1956, he was married to Bobby Jean Wheeler
Dennis, who survives.
He was a bus owner and driver, and was a member of the
New Salem Church of Christ where he served as church
treasurer for many years. He also helped in the Disaster Relief
Program supplying help to those in need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2
Brothers: Jack and Billy Mack Dennis; and 1 Nephew: Scott
Survivors include his Wife: Bobbie Jean Wheeler Dennis of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son and Daughter-in-Law: Dale and
Mindy Dennis of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters and Sons-in-
Law: Debbie and Roger Buckner and Denise and James
Maynard, all of Cookeville, TN; 3 Grandchildren: Kimberly
(Nathan) Fox, Pate Dennis, and Liza Dennis; 1 Sister and
Brother-in-Law: June and Gene Smith of Celina, TN; and 1
Sister-in-Law: Linda M. Dennis of Gainesboro, TN. Several
nieces and nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Kenneth Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Orphanage in Tuni, India, by contacting Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
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