Funeral services for Martha Carter Harris, a resident of
Nashville, TN, will be held Sunday, June 22, 2008, at 3:30 P.M.
at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 P.M. – 8
P.M., and on Sunday from 1:30 P.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Harris passed away on Friday, June 20, 2008, at Alive
Hospice in Nashville, TN.
She was born in Granville, TN, to the late Henry and Alcie
Ragland Carter. She was married to the late Herman Harrell
Harris. She was a homemaker, and also worked in retail sales.
Mrs. Harris was a member of the Trinity United Methodist
Church in Nashville, TN.
In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in
death by 4 Sisters: Bertie Neal, Ora Reynolds, Bertha Neal,
and Pearly Harris; and 1 Brother: Ernest Dow Carter.
Survivors include 1 Son and Daughter-in-Law: Carter and
Carol Anglin Harris of Joelton, TN; 1 Daughter and Son-in-
Law: Robbie and Dan Adcock of Nashville, TN; 3 Sisters:
Magdalene Montgomery of Granville, TN; Carrie Vickers of
Madison, TN; and Refa Nell Dretchen of Nashville, TN; and 3
Grandchildren: Elizabeth Lynn Drewry, Rachel Carter Harris,
and Sarah Jane Adcock.
Pastor Ernest Blair will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Alzheimer’s Association by contacting Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home