Funeral  services  for  Ada Jewell Carter Fox,  age  92,  of
Gainesboro, will be Monday, February 18, 2013 at 11 A.M. from
the chapel of Anderson Upper Cumberland Funeral Home,  with
Bro Johnny Fox officiating.  

The  family  will  receive  friends on Sunday from  5 P.M. to 9 P.
M. and Monday 2 hours prior to the funeral.  Burial  will  follow
in  the  William  C.  Fox  Mem.  Cemetery  in  the  Center  Grove
community of Jackson County, TN.

Born February 15, 1921 in Jackson County, Tennessee, she
was  the  daughter  of  the  late  
Oliver Lee Carter  and  Alise
Lena Caroline Hopkins Carter
.  On  January   24, 1942,  she
married  
William Collie Fox,  who  preceded  her  in  death  on
December 17, 1995.

She  died  February  15, 2013,  at  Mabry   Health   Care,  in
Gainesboro, Tennessee.  

She  was   a   resident  of  the  Center  Grove  community  in
Jackson County, and a member of the Center Grove Church  of
Christ.  

She  retired  from  the  Tennessee  Department   of   Human
Resources, working from January 1959 to February 1987.   She
was  a  school  teacher for many years before and during World
War   II  to 1958  at  Shady  Grove,  Corinth,  Flynn’s  Lick   and
Granville schools in Jackson County.

She  was  a  loving  wife,  mother,  grandmother   and   great
grandmother, and friend.    

She  was  in  the  graduating  class  of  1939  from   Jackson
County   High   School,    attended    Middle   Tennessee   State
University, and graduated from Tennessee Polytechnic Institute
(TPI) in 1957 now Tennessee Technology University.  She  was
a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution  (DAR),
United   Daughters   of   the   Confederacy,   First   Families   of
Tennessee,   and   Retired   School   Teachers   Association  of
Jackson County.   

She had a great love for genealogy,  spending  many  hours
in  the  library  researching  for  ancestors  and  becoming  very
knowledgeable    about    her    ancestors    and    sharing   this
information with many others.

In  addition  to  her  husband   and   parents,  she  was  also
preceded  in  death  by  a  
daughter-in-law, Shirley  Roberson
Fox;   an  
infant  grandson,  and  grandson  Barry Lynn Fox;  
brother John Morgan Carter,  sisters Jimmie Richmond Carter
Ragland,  Dottie  Mae  Carter  Allen  Chaffin,  and  infant  sister
Vinne Edith Carter.  
Brother-in-laws  Colonel Ragland,    John
William Allen,  Willie B. Chaffin,   Dushan  Kalagurgevich (Duke)
Kallich and
sister-in-law Pearl Elizabeth Ewy Carter.

Survivors include
four sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby
Carter  and  Nancy Charlotte Bean Fox  of  Hartselle,  Alabama;
Danny Joe and Brenda Faye Scott Fox,  and Quentin Lee   and
Linda Kathleen  Garrison Fox of Cookeville, Tennessee; Dwight
Vernon     and    Carolyn   Sue  Crabtree  Fox   of   Gainesboro,
Tennessee;  
6 grandchildren and spouses:  Daryl Glen  and
Linda Joyce Latta Fox  of  Hartselle,  Alabama; Cheryl  Lea Fox  
and  Patrick Brent McClendon  of  Huntsville,  Alabama;  William
Terry Fox of Knoxville, Tennessee; Casey Jerome  and  Andrea
Leigh Birdwell Fox, and Lori Caroline Fox   and  Chris  Halfacre,
and  Abby  Leigh  Fox  of  Cookeville,  Tennessee;    
9    Great
grandchildren
, Sarah Emily Fox of Hartselle, Alabama,   Jaxon
Wade Fox,  Maddox Carter Fox,   Katelyn Caroline Taylor    and
Olivia Grace Taylor of Cookeville,  Tennessee;  Harrison Carter
McClendon   and   Andrew  Grayson  McClendon  of  Huntsville,
Alabama;  
Step   grandchildren:    Trish    and    Wes  Parker,
Suzanne   and   Scott  Wood,   Cindy   and   Terry  Langley    of
Cookeville, Tennessee.   
5  Step  great  grandchildren: Sean
Neal  Nowak  US  Air  Force,  serving  in  Kuwait,  Levi  Halfacre,
Livingston,  Tennessee,  Ashlee  and  Dallas  Parker, Cody and
Jacob Harrington  of  Cookeville,  Tennessee.   A  
sister  Bettie
Lee Carter Kallich  of  Fresno,  CA.,  and  several  nieces    and
nephews, her many friends, and past coworkers.

The family would like to express their appreciation to primary
caregivers Christine Wiley,  and  Nancy Pippin, and the  staff  at
Mabry Health Care.

 In  lieu  of  flowers,  memorial  donations may be made to the
donor's favorite charity by contacting the funeral home.
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