Funeral services for Mr. Jack Stanton Gaw, Sr., 83, of  the
Center  Grove  community  of  Jackson County, Tennessee, will
be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday, January  29, 2009, at Anderson
– Upper Cumberland Funeral Home  in  Gainesboro, TN.  Burial
will follow  in  the  Rob  Draper  Memorial Cemetery in the Stone
community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on Wednesday from 8 P.M. –
10 P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Gaw passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2009,  at his
He  was  born  May  31, 1925, in Long Beach, CA, to the late
Cleavis and Pearl Wisdom Gaw.  On  June  22, 1948, he was
married to
Nancy Wilson Gaw, who survives.

He was a retired minister of Churches of Christ and a retired
teacher  in  the  Jackson   County  school  system.   He   was   a
member  of  the  Jackson  County Retired Teachers Association
and the Church of Christ.  He  was  a  minister  for  66 years, an
educator for 27 years,  and  was  married  60  years.  He  was a
1942 graduate  of  Jackson  County  High  School  and  a  1948
graduate of David Lipscomb University.

In addition to his parents, he  was  preceded  in  death  by  
Charles Roy Gaw and Lloyd Edward Gaw, Sr.; and 2
Infant Sisters:
Margaret and Mildred Gaw.

Survivors    include    his    
Wife:    Nancy   Wilson   Gaw   of
Gainesboro,    TN;   
2   Sons   and   Daughters-in-Law:   Jack
(Dorinda) Gaw, Jr. of Cookeville,  TN, and Dr. Ted (Janice) Gaw
of Gainesboro, TN;  
6  Grandsons:  Mark, Jeff, Eric, Brad, Joel,
and Rob Gaw;  
2  Great-Grandsons: Alex and Jackson Gaw; 4
Dr. J.C. (Helen) Gaw   of   McMinnville,  TN,   Doyle
(Ranelle) Gaw   of   Brentwood, TN,   Dr. David (Patsy) Gaw   of
Nashville, TN,  and  Dr. Bill (Linda) Gaw of Nashville, TN; and
Sara Lynn of Gainesboro, TN,   and   Betty Wisdom  of
Barberton, OH.

  Bro. Randy Bybee,   Bro. Jimmy Anderson,  and  Bro.  Dale
Crossman will officiate at the services.

Memorial   donations   may   be  made  to  the  India  Mission
Fund, Happy Haven,  or  Potter’s Childrens Home by contacting
Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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