Funeral services for Mr. Claude Payton Anderson, 97, of the
Roaring River community of Jackson County, Tennessee, will
be held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday, February 16, at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 3 – 9 P.M., and
Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mr. Anderson passed away on Monday, February 14, 2005, at
He was born September 24, 1907, in Jackson County to the late
Walter T. and Ova Haile Anderson. On May 28, 1959, he
was married to Tennie “Tootsie” Haney Anderson, who survives.
Mr. Anderson was a farmer and a member of the Gainesboro
Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Walter Owen Anderson; 2 Sisters: Dolan
Norton and Dorothy West; and 3 Brothers: Carl T.
Anderson, Lewis “Doc” Anderson, and James “Jelly”
Survivors include his wife: Tennie “Tootsie” Haney
Anderson of the Roaring River community of Jackson County,
TN; 1 Son: Dale (Celia) Smith of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter:
Marsha Claudette (Dennis) Elliott of Gahanna, Ohio; 1
Brother: Draper (Treva) Anderson of Nashville, TN; and 2
Sisters: Doyle Bradham of Gallatin, TN, and Eudelle (Vestal)
Roberts of Cookeville, TN. 10 Grandchildren, 17 Great-
Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great Grandchildren, and numerous
nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. O’Neal Huffines will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer
Society by contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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