Funeral services for Mr. James T. Stewart, 68, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday, May
17, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Dodson Branch
Cemetery in the Dodson Branch community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Sunday from 1 P.M. until time of services.
Mr. Stewart passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2009, at St.
Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
He was born January 23, 1941, in Cookeville, TN, to the late
Ted and Notie Stewart. On January 16, 1976, he was married
to Sandra Jeanette Stewart, who survives.
He was a court officer for the Jackson County Sheriff’s
Department. He was a former member of the Jackson County
Commission, and a school bus driver for the Jackson County
School System. He was a farmer and a member of the Cummins
Mill Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Ridley Stewart.
Survivors include his Wife: Sandra Jeanette Stewart of
Cookeville, TN; 1 Son: Ricky James (Gail) Stewart of Smithville,
TN; 4 Daughters and 2 Sons-in-Law: Brenda (Gordon) Wells
of Syracuse, NY, Sherry (Keith) Elliott of Sparta, TN, Patricia
Hunter and Lisa Stewart, both of Cookeville, TN; 2 Brothers:
David Eugene Stewart of Cookeville, TN, and Floyd (Karen)
Stewart of St. Louis, MO; 2 Sisters: Wanda (Bob) Roberts of
St. Louis, MO, and Connie (Harvey) Rockwell of Cookeville, TN;
and 2 Very Special Friends: Wayne Mahaney and David
Pigg. 12 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren also
Bro. Clayton Lee and Bro. Billy Haney will officiate at the
Pallbearers: Zachery Smith, Paul Stewart, Keith Elliott,
Kevin Buhl, Matthew Anderson, Jeremiah Rockwell, Harvey
Rockwell, Keith Davis
Honorary Pallbearers: Wayne Mahaney, Dennis Mayberry,
David Pigg, and Ray Mayberry
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