Funeral  services  for   Mr. Joe Frank Kemp,   age   73,   a
resident of Byrdstown,  TN, and formerly of Jackson County, will
be held Friday, May 9, 2008, at   11 A.M.  at  Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN.  Burial will follow
in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community
of Jackson County.

The family will receive friends  on  Thursday  from  4  P.M.  – 7
P.M., and on Friday from 10 A.M until the time of services.

Mr.  Kemp  passed  away  on  Tuesday,   May   6,   2008   at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
 
He    was    born    August  14,  1934,   in   Jackson   County,
Tennessee,  to  the  late  
Fred L. Kemp   and   Pauline  Keith
Kemp
.  He  was  married  to  the  late Margie Jackson Kemp,
who passed away April 24, 1976.   He was retired from Farmers
Home Administration,  and  was   a   member  of  the  Church of
Christ.

Survivors  include  
2  Daughters & Sons-in-law:   Karen  &
Bret Holladay of Montgomery, AL,   and   Patty  &  Stan Agee of
Carthage, TN;  
4  Grandchildren: Jessica (Javin) Cripps, Katie
and Erin Agee,   and   Hannah Holladay;   
1 Great Grandchild:
Adalyn Jo Cripps;   
2   Brothers  and  Sisters-in-law:  Ward &
Lanita Kemp  of  the  North  Springs  Community of Jackson Co.
and Kenneth & Louise Kemp of Greensboro, NC; and
1  Sister:
Peggy Dycus of Madison, TN.

Bro. Edward L. Anderson will officiate at the services.

In lieu of flowers,  memorial  donations  may  be  made to the
Strode-Keith Cemetery Fund by contacting A-UCFH.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home