Funeral services for Mrs. Dottie Carter Allen Chaffin,  97, of  
Gainesboro,  Tennessee, will  be  held at 2 P.M. on Sunday,
August  16,  2009,  at  Anderson  –  Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial will follow in the  John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson  County,

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Friday  from  5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Saturday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.M.

Mrs. Chaffin passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2009, at
her residence.
She was born February 29, 1912, in Jackson County, TN,  to
the late
Oliver Lee and Alice Lena Carter.  She was a farmer
and  homemaker.   She  was   a   member  of  the   McCoinsville
Church of Christ where she taught Bible classes for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
Husbands: John William Allen and Willie B. Chaffin; 1 Brother:
John Morgan Carter;  
1 Sister: Jimmie Ragland; 2 Sons: Oliver
Kenneth Allen   and   Billy Gene Allen;   
4   Grandsons: Sherrill
Carter, William Kenneth Martin, Billy Gene Allen, Jr.,  and  Ross
Dean Allen;   and   
2   Granddaughters:   Annette   Allen   and
Tammy Allen Lynch.

Survivors  include  
3  Sons:  Bobby Dean (Wava) Allen  and
Toy (Linda) Allen all of Gainesboro, TN;   and   Larsen  (Velma)
Allen of Rickman, TN;    
3   Daughters:  Violet Martin of Baxter,
TN;  Betty Flatt of Gainesboro, TN; and Janice (Don) Mitchell  of
Gainesboro,  TN;   
24   Grandchildren:  O.K. Jr., John William,
Mark,  Steve,  Dwayne,  Toy II,   Everet Jr.,   Karey,   Catherine,
Susan, Joanna, Brenda, Linda, Paulette, Donna, Tina,  Pamela,
Margaret,  Phyllis,  Gay,  Avo,  Lora Lee,  Angelia, and  Teresa;
Great-Grandchildren       and         Great-Great-
; and 2 Sisters:  Ada Jewell Fox of Gainesboro,
TN,  and  Betty Lee Kallich  of  Fresno, CA.   Many  nieces  and
nephews also survive.

Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home