Funeral services for Mrs. Ina Way Trisdale, 84, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, May
12, at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the
Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community of Jackson
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:30 P.M. – 10
P.M., and on Friday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Trisdale passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at the
Livingston Regional Hospital in Livingston, TN.
She was born March 6, 1922, in Jackson County to the late
Andrew Way & Lula Smith Way. On September 25, 1946, she
was married to the late James Trisdale, who passed away in
Mrs. Trisdale was a retired cafeteria manager at Jackson
County High School & Gainesboro Elementary School. She was
a member of the McCoinsville Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by her first husband: Louis Trisdale, who she married on
June 27, 1938, and was killed in action during World War II; 2
Sons: Tommy Roy Trisdale and Charles Trisdale; 1 Daughter:
Patricia Ann Trisdale; 1 Granddaughter: Holly Lee Mercer; 1
Brother: Bennie Way; and 4 Sisters: Clara Netherton, Martha
Pruett, Anna Neal, and Rose Gipson.
Survivors include 2 Daughters and Sons-in-Law: Betty &
Dale Mercer and Judy & Wayne Hix, all of Gainesboro, TN; 1
Daughter-in-Law: Sylvia Trisdale of Baxter, TN; 1 Brother:
Buford Way of Oak Ridge, TN; 9 Grandchildren: Sherri
Trisdale, Teresa Dyer, Steve Trisdale, Charlotte McClellan,
Chuck Trisdale, Rachel Ragland, Jaime Ragland, Jonathan
Mercer, and Jared Hix; 12 Great-Grandchildren: Bryan Dyer,
Lacy Trisdale, Brittany Dyer, Hayley Trisdale, Peyton Ragland,
Tyler McClellan, Hannah Ragland, Meredith McClellan, Brady &
Cason Ragland, and Holly & Caleb Trisdale; and 1 Great-
Great Grandson: Ayden Dyer.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson and Bro. Duane Gossett will officiate at
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