Funeral services for Mr. James Herman Goolsby, 86, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday,
January 27, 2010, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill
Cemetery in the Pleasant Hill community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Monday, January 25, 2010, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born June 28, 1923, in Old Hickory, TN, to the late
William Fowler and Cynthia Buck Goolsby. He was married
to the late Ruby Jewel Goolsby. He was a retired factory
worker and a member of the Gainesboro First Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 1 Daughter: Linda Goolsby; and 2 Brothers: Lloyd
and Lemon Goolsby.
Survivors include 3 Sons: James (Betty) Goolsby of Athens,
AL, Edward Goolsby of Wisconsin, and Carl Steven (Dana)
Goolsby of Athens, AL; 3 Daughters: Mary Anne Wheeler of
Gainesboro, TN, Betty (Edward) Smith of Athens, AL, and
Darlene Land & Brett Chambers of Nashville, TN; 3 Brothers:
Omer Goolsby and Buddy Goolsby, both of Gainesboro, TN,
and Aaron Goolsby of Sparta, TN; 5 Sisters: Ida Mai Carter
and Jean Long, both of Gainesboro, TN, Estelene Nemore of
Baxter, TN, Marie Steward of Centerline, MI, and Sue Bilbrey of
Virginia; 8 Grandchildren and 9 Great-Grandchildren.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the James Herman
Goolsby Family by contacting the funeral home.
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