Funeral  services for  Mr. James  Earnest  Litchford, 78, of
Gainesboro, TN,  will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, December
19,  2017,  at  Anderson  -  Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro,  TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and on Tuesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

 He   passed   away   on  Saturday,  December  16,   2017,   at
Signature Health Care Center in Algood, TN.

  He  was  born  April  15,  1939,  in  Cookeville, TN, to the late
Thomas and Bessie Litchford. On June 4, 1966 he was married
to  Mary  Ann Rush Litchford,  who survives.  He  was  a  factory
worker in the  furniture industry and attended New Hope Baptist
Church.

  In  addition to  his parents,  he  was preceded  in  death by  1
Brother: Howard Litchford and 1 Grandchild: James Hammock.

  Survivors   include   his   Wife:   Mary  Ann  Rush Litchford of
Gainesboro,   TN;    1    Son:    Stanley   (Hessie)   Litchford   of
Cookeville,  TN;   2  Daughters: Melissa Netherton and Teressa
(Chris)   Paulk,   both   of  Gainesboro,  TN;   5   Grandchildren:
Gabriel,   Jenney,   and   Madison   Litchford;   Ashley  and  C.J.
Scantland; 1 Brother: Fred (Elaine) Litchford of Cookeville,  TN;
and  3  Sisters: Jean Cooper and Betty Graham, both of Sparta,
TN and Mabel (Bobby) Gilreath of Crossville, TN.

      Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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