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
Dennis.

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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