Funeral services for Mr. James A. Anderson, 77, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, July 10, 2016,
at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Lynn Cemetery in Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 P.M. - 9
P.M., and on Sunday from 12 Noon until time of services.
He passed away on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born November 5, 1938, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Marshall Anderson and Gertie Anderson. He worked as
a tree trimmer and arborist. He was a member of the New Hope
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Daughter: Diana Lynn Fulmer; 2 Grandchildren: Jonathan Clay
Anderson and Nicholas Dominic Fulmer; 3 Brothers: Odell
Anderson, Lindel Hammock, and Ernest Anderson; and 3
Sisters: Estelle Boles, Ina Phillips, and Idell Hammock.
Survivors include 1 Son: Eddie Anderson of Crossville, TN; 2
Step-Sons: Scotty (Carolyn) Little and Shane Little; 2
Daughters: Jeanette (Barry) Gore of Cookeville, TN, and Shelia
(Joey) Knight of the Dodson Branch community; Special
Friends: Kathy Dishman and Bill Decker; 3 Brothers: Joe Winell
Anderson, Paul Ray Anderson, and Mac Olen Anderson; 3
Sisters: Izell Noble, Wanda Anderson, and Jewel (Marson)
Scott; 9 Grandchildren; and 5 Great Grandchildren. Nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and friends also survive.
Bro. Randy Heady will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer
Society or St. Jude's by contacting the funeral home.
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