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,
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 P.M. until
time of services.
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
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