Funeral services for Mrs. Elise Rhoten Garland, age 89, a
resident of Gainesboro, TN, will be held Sunday, June 22,
2008, at 2 P.M. at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 3 P.M. – 7
P.M., and on Sunday from Noon until time of services.
Mrs. Garland passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at
Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, TN.
She was born January 6, 1919, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late James Frank and Clara Johnson Rhoten. On
December 17, 1938, she was married to the late Lincoln
Garland, who passed away June 15, 1999.
She was a homemaker, and a member of the Stone Church of
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Gary Gray Garland.
Survivors include 2 Sons and 1 Daughter-in-Law: James
Garland of Shelbyville, TN and Clark David & Toni Garland of
Maryville, TN; 8 Grandchildren: Denise Ostrowe, Tina Rippy,
James Garland, Jr., Aimee Fair, Courtney Garland, Jennifer
Shah, Lindsey Henley, & Jason Garland; 16 Great Grandchildren;
Former Daughter-in-law: Sandra Martin of Gainesboro, TN;
and 1 Sister: Hallie Weaver of Nashville, TN.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home