Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Dudney Flatt, 90, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, and formerly of the Antioch community
of Jackson County, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, November
8, 2009, at Willow Avenue Church of Christ in Cookeville, TN.
Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the
Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 8 P.
M. at the funeral home. Her body will lie in state at the Willow
Avenue Church of Christ on Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of
Mrs. Flatt passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at
She was born April 30, 1919, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Jonah S. and Lena Smith Dudney. On April 2, 1938, she
was married to the late J.D. Flatt, who passed away August 9,
1998. She was a homemaker, a member of the Willow Avenue
Church of Christ, and a longtime member of the Antioch Church
of Christ in Jackson County.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 4 Brothers: Frank Dudney, Clay Dudney,
Raymond Dudney, and James T. Dudney; and 1 Sister:
Georgia Dudney Reeves.
Survivors include 1 Son: Ben S. (Judy) Flatt of Henderson,
TN; 1 Daughter: Nancy Flatt (Jim) Blankenship of Cookeville,
TN; 4 Grandchildren: Ben Anderson “Andy” (Laura) Flatt,
Tammie Flatt, Lisa (Ronnie) Cummins, and Tracy (Lonny)
Jones; 6 Great-Grandchildren: Ben Anderson Flatt, Jr.,
Elizabeth Ann Flatt, Drew Cummins, Julia Jones, James Jones,
and Jeremiah Jones; 1 Sister: Marie Wright of Knoxville, TN; 5
Sisters-in-Law: Beulah Dudney, Edna Roberts, Jessie Chaffin,
Marie Hershberger, and Betty Flatt; 1 Special Little Girl:
Madison Hope Phillips; and her Special Caregivers: Ruth
Gentry and Jane Sevier. Several nieces and nephews also
Bro. Jim Blankenship, Bro. Ben S. Flatt, Bro. Clarence
DeLoach, and Bro. Mike Webb will officiate at the services.
Pallbearers: Hugh Birdwell, Jerry Burchett, Tim Chambers,
Ronnie Cummins, Ben A. Flatt, Drew Jones, James Jones,
Jeremiah Jones, Lonny Jones, and Jerry Wilson
Honorary Pallbearers: Jimmy Anderson, Bobby T. Birdwell,
Scott Brewer, Ken Chaffin, John Ray Dorris, Jimmy Dudney, Bill
Flatt, Don Flatt, Ken Flatt, Leamon Flatt, Tommy Flatt, Greg
Lozon, Mike Morgan, Bill Phillips, Charles Reeves, David
Roberts, Harold Wayne Roberts, Julie Smith, Dwight Stamps,
Dr. Tim Collins, Dr. Tim Fournet, Dr. Harold Chertok, Dr.
Thomas Jenkins, and the elders of the Algood, Antioch, Hilham,
and Willow Avenue Churches of Christ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
Happy Haven Home for Children by contacting Anderson –
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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