Funeral    services    for    Mr.   Cecil   R.   Strong,   65,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  2 P.M. on Thursday,
December  18, 2008, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Scott – Red Hill
Cemetery in the Fairview community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  5  P.M. – 9
P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Strong passed away on Tuesday,  December  16,  2008, at
Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage, TN.
   
He was born July 23, 1943,  in  Jackson  County, TN,  to  the
late
Homer and Willard Coffee Strong.  He  was   a   Jackson
County employee at the Fairview Solid Waste Collection Center.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was  preceded  in  death by
1
Brother:
Jimmy Strong.

Survivors   include   his   
Special  Friend:  Juanita Dailey of
Gainesboro, TN;   
1   Sister and Brother-in-Law:   Marie  and
Willie J. White of Monroe, TN;
1 Sister-in-Law: Deborah Strong
of Gainesboro, TN;
3 Nieces: Lisa Ruffner, Tammy Wells,   and
Amy Wilson;
2 Nephews:  Ricky J. White and Scottie D. Strong;
3 Great-Nieces:  Meagan,  Morgan,  and  Alexis; and  4 Great-
Nephews:
Samuel, Hunter, Dakota, and Nathan.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.

In lieu of flowers,  memorial  donations  may  be  made to the
Scott – Red Hill Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home