Funeral   services   for   Mr. Elbert  C.  Scantland,   81,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  2  P.M.  on  Sunday,
January  27,  2008,  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  Friday  from  6  P.M.   – 9
P.M.,  Saturday from 12 Noon – 9 P.M.,  and  Sunday from 12
Noon until time of services

Mr. Scantland passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
He was born May 23, 1926, in  Jackson County, Tennessee, to
the late
William and Ora Hix Scantland.  He  was married to
Idell Barlow Scantland, who survives.

He worked in the logging industry,  and was a member of the
Poston’s Chapel Community Church where he served as Pastor
for 42 years.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was preceded in death by
1
Son:
Terry Scantland;   3   Brothers  and  2   Sisters-in-Law:
Lawton  &  Geraldine Scantland,   Willene Scantland,   Eston  B.
Scantland,   and   James “Jim” Scantland;  and  
2  Brothers-in-
Law:
Donnie Hix and Thomas Stewart.

Survivors    include    his   
wife:   Idell  Barlow  Scantland   of
Gainesboro, TN;   
2 Sons: Bobby (Brenda) Scantland, and Billy
(Debbie) Scantland, all of Gainesboro, TN;  
1 Daughter: Janice
(Robert) Chaffin of Gainesboro, TN;
6 Grandchildren: Melissa
Law,   Stephanie  Reecer,  Chris  Flatt,  Shaun  Scantland,  Jeff
Scantland, and Marty Scantland;
2 Brothers and 3 Sisters-in-
Law:   
Lando Scantland,   Joe  (Edna)   Scantland,   and   Betty
Scantland, all of Gainesboro, TN;    and    Anna   Scantland    of
Cookeville, TN;    
5  Sisters  and  3  Brothers-in-Law:  Louise
(Gene) Barlow, Martha (Earl) Flynn, Dorothy Stewart, and Betty
Hix,   all   of   Gainesboro,   TN;   and   Ina  (Charlie)  Poston  of
Livingston, TN; and
10 Great-Grandchildren.

Bro. Charles Jones,    Bro. James Edison,    Bro. Mike Ayers,
and Bro. Phillip Morgan will officiate at the services.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home