Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Mayberry Lackey, 68, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Friday,
August 26, 2011, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris
Cemetery in the McCoinsville community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at
Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.
She was born October 5, 1942, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Morgan Mayberry and Nervy Jane Dill Mayberry.
On July 19, 1969, she was married to the late Earl R. Lackey,
who passed away December 14, 1997. She was a former
employee of Washington Manufacturing Co., and of the Church
of Christ faith.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 2 Brothers: Willis Mayberry and Ernest “Jam Up”
Survivors include 1 Son: Earl Glenn (Regina) Lackey of
Nashville, TN; 1 Daughter: Lisa (Joel) Lackey - Reeves of
Gainesboro, TN; 4 Step-Daughters: Jane Campbell of
Smyrna, TN, Wanda Bowman of Lebanon, TN, Kathy Bowman
of Florida, and Karen Wardell of Florida; 6 Grandchildren:
Ashley Helen, Emily Lynn, Justin Edward, River Levette, Austin
Rogers, and Cheyenne Ariel; 2 Sisters: Louise (F.C.) Pruett
and Dorothy Johnson, both of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Sister-in-
Law: Katherine Mayberry of Gainesboro, TN; 5 Step-
Grandchildren; 7 Step-Great Grandchildren; and 1 Step-
Great Great Grandchild. Several nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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