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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