Funeral   services   for   Mr. James B. Caruthers,   67,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will be held at 10 A.M. on Friday, July
17, 2009,   at   Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN.   Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Thursday  from  6  P.M. –
9 P.M., and Friday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Caruthers passed away on Wednesday,  July  15,  2009, at
his residence in Gainesboro, TN.
 
He was born May 26, 1942,  in  Jackson  County,  TN,  to the
late
Luther  and  Anna Mai Caruthers.  On  July  6,  1999, he
was married to
Gail Caruthers, who survives.

He  was  a retired  employee  of  Vought Aircraft in Nashville,
and  a  farmer.  He  was  a  member  of  the  New  Hope  Baptist
Church.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Brother:    
Jackie  Lee  Caruthers;    1    Sister:     Willa   Dean
Hammock; and
1 Grandson: David Nathaniel Fraizer, Jr.

Survivors  include  his  
Wife:  Gail Caruthers of Gainesboro,
TN;
1 Step-Son: Mitch Tarpley of Statesville, TN; 1  Daughter:
Patty (Michael) Davis  of  Livingston, TN;   
2   Step-Daughters:
Wendy   (Scott)   Odum  of  Lebanon,  TN,  and  Dusty   (David)
Fraizer   of   Lebanon,   TN;  
5  Grandchildren: Keyna and Jon
Davis,  Austin Edwards,  Whitley Tarpley,  and Izabel  Fraizer;
1
Great-Grandson:
Hayden Davis;  2  Brothers: Draper (Norma
Jean) Caruthers  of  California,  and  Bobby (Pam) Caruthers of
Cookevfille,  TN;   and   
4   Sisters:   Grace Sloan,   Minnie Lou
(Buddy) Goolsby,   Stella (Alfred) Flatt,   and   Mary  Sue  (Arvil)
Flatt, all of Gainesboro, TN.

Bro. Tom Lyles will officiate at the services.
© 2009 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home