Funeral services  for  Mr. John Carlton Ackerman,  76,  of
Gainesboro,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  3 P.M. on Saturday,
July 21, 2007,  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,
TN.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from  1 P.M.  until
time of services.
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Mr. Ackerman passed away on Wednesday,  July  18,  2007, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
 
He   was  born   July   2,   1931,  in  Mansfield,  Ohio,  to  the
late   
Louis   and   Elizabeth   Ackerman.   He  was married to
Dorothy M. Ackerman, who survives.

Mr. Ackerman was an ASCP  certified  medical  technologist,
and  was  retired  from Madison Hospital and Middle Tennessee
State Hospital.   He  served  in the U.S. Army during the Korean
Conflict,   and   was   a   member   of  Christ Apostolic Assembly.

He was preceded in death by  
his parents: Louis Ackerman
and Elizabeth Ackerman;  
his  wife: Mary Blanche Ackerman; 1
Daughter:
Carolyn Sue Ackerman Bell;   1   Son:  Gary Carlton
Ackerman;   
1   Granddaughter: Susan Diane Cox; 1 Brother:
Richard   Eugene   Ackerman;   and    
1   Son-in-Law:   Russell
Waddey.

Survivors  include   
his   wife:   Dorothy   M.   Ackerman   of
Gainesboro, TN;   
2   Daughters:   Judy  Diane  (Mark)  Cox  of
Shelbyville, TN,   and   Rebecca  Denise  Waddey of Hermitage,
TN;   
2   Step-Daughters: Donna Marie (Billy) Bragg of Liberty,
KY,    and    Deborah   Kay   Cook    of    Gainesboro,   TN;   
10
Grandchildren
;   7   Great-Grandchildren;   and  1 Brother:
Robert Williams of Lumberton, NC.

Rev. Brian Armstrong will officiate at the services.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home