Funeral services for Mrs. Dois I. Chrisman, age 83, a
resident of Gainesboro, TN, will be held Monday, May 5, 2008,
at 2 P.M. at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in the
Burristown community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 Noon –
9 P.M., Sunday from 12 Noon – 9 P.M., and on Monday from 9
A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Chrisman passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born October 4, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late James (Jim) Ramsey and Clara Henley Ramsey. On
August 3, 1944, she was married to Elbert Chrisman, who
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Hilham Church of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 1
Granddaughter: Cynthia R. Brown; and 2 Sisters: Agnes
Wray and Jewel Lumpford.
Survivors include her Husband: Elbert Chrisman of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Kurt (Lou “Lucy”) Brown of Hilham, TN;
1 Daughter: Wilma (James) Kemp of Southgate, MI; 6
Grandchildren: Becky Daley, Ron Brown, Kim Toth, Dan
Brown, Sheri Price, and Jimmy Kemp; 2 Brothers: James
Ramsey and Hollis Ramsey, both of Gainesboro, TN; and 5
Sisters: Nadene Chrisman and Velcie Johnson, both of
Gainesboro, TN, Lassie Oliver of Taylor, MI, Sue Spivey of
Rock Island, TN, and Linda Williams of Lebanon, TN. 11 Great-
Grandchildren and 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren also
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