Funeral services for Mrs. Gertrude Chrisman Gabbard, 86,
of Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday,
November 15, 2010, at Deaton Funeral Home in Jackson, KY.
Burial will follow in the Gabbard Cemetery in Athol, KY.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4P.M. to 9P.M.
at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN and on Sunday from 4 P.M. to 9 P.M . at Deaton Funeral
Home in Jackson, KY.
She passed away on Friday, November 12, 2010 at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born February 18, 1924 in Campton, KY, to the late
Charlie Chrisman and Laura Spencer Chrisman Profitt. On
May 26, 1952 she was married to Paul W. Gabbard who
survives. She was a beautician and of the Lutheran faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
step-father: Chester Profitt.
Survivors include her husband: Paul W. Gabbard of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Sons: Paul H. Gabbard of Gainesboro,
TN; and John D. Gabbard and wife Tammy of Gainesboro,
TN; 2 Grandchildren: Justin P. Gabbard and Katlyn
Gabbard; 1 Great-Grandchild: Jackson Paul Gabbard; 2
Brothers: Elbert Chrisman and Fred Vanderpool both of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Sisters: Betty Anderson of South Lyon, MI;
Faye Herbert of Walled Lake, MI; Joann Pendergrass of
Novi, MI and Nora Buchanan of Middleton, OH; several nieces
and nephews also survive.
Rev. Seldon Short will officiate at the services.
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