Funeral services for Mr. Earl Langford, 86, of Cookeville,
Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, July 23, 2011, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Langford Family Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Friday from 3 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Saturday from 9 A.M until time of services.
Mr. Langford passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at
He was born February 23, 1925, in Clay County, TN, to the
late Wilburn and Pearl Langford. On November 26, 1952, he
was married to the late Ester Mae Langford, who passed
away March 28, 2009. He was retired after working at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: Fay Langford; and 2 Sisters: Selma
Roberts and Barlow Langford.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Lester (Debbie) Langford of
Cookeville, TN, and Dwight (Mary) Langford of the Dodson
Branch Community of Jackson County, TN; 1 Daughter:
Barbara Cantrell of Cookeville, TN; 6 Grandchildren: Michael,
Matthew, Jason, Christopher, Daniel and Kayla; and 4 Sisters:
Mary Teeples, Olyne Borden, Dorothy Langford, and Elise
Langford. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
© 2011 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home