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