Funeral services for Mrs. Elna “Sister” Boles Trisdale,
88, of Whitleyville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on
Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 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
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 P.M. –
9 P.M., and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Monday, May 24, 2010, at Cumberland
River Hospital in Celina, TN.
She was born March 16, 1922, in Clay County, TN, to the
late Bedford “Hatchett” Boles and Avo Elliott Boles. On
May 3, 1947, she was married to the late Claudie Trisdale,
who passed away November 12, 1995. She was a homemaker,
and a member of the Red Boiling Springs Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 2 Sons: Johnny Trisdale and Ward Trisdale; 5
Brothers: Roy Boles, Earl Boles, Robert Boles, Billy Boles, and
Rudolph Boles; and 4 Sisters: Elise Stafford, Olene Stafford,
Ila Boles, and Jenny Boles.
Survivors include 1 Son: Billy (Donna) Trisdale of Red
Boiling Springs, TN; 2 Daughters: Linda (Zander) Dixon and
Nancy (Garry) Vinson, all of Red Boiling Springs, TN; 10
Grandchildren; 2 Step-Grandchildren; and 11 Great
Bro. Tony Russell and Bro. O’Neal Huffines will officiate at
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