Funeral services for  Mrs.  Mildred Lee Smallwood Elkins,
91,  of  Gainesboro,  TN, will be held at  3  P.M. on Wednesday,
March  30,  2016,  at  Anderson  -  Upper  Cumberland Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial  will   follow   in   the   Pharris
Cemetery   in  the  McCoinsville  community  of Jackson County,

  The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Tuesday  from 4 P.M. - 8
P.M., and on Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

  She  passed  away  on  Sunday,  March  27,  2016,  at   NHC
Healthcare of Cookeville in Cookeville, TN.

 She was born October 8, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late  Doc  Alexander  and   Nora  Lee  Smallwood.  She   was   a
housekeeper  and  cook  and  a  member  of  the Center Grove
Church of Christ.

  In  addition  to  her  parents, she was preceded in death by 4
Brothers:  Mark,  Louis,  Willard,  and  Carl  Boyd  Smallwood; 2
Sisters:    Margaret   Smallwood   (Bill)   Hensley    and    Peggy
Smallwood Scott; 1 Brother-in-law: Earl Brown.

  Survivors include  Her  Husband:  Robert  "Bobby"  Elkins   of
Gainesboro,  TN;  1  Daughter:  Shirley Wade (Jackie) Mathis of
Gainesboro,  TN;  3  Grandchildren:   Shanna    Mathis   (John)
Anderson, Jeremy Mathis, and Joshua Mathis all of Gainesboro,
TN; 4 Great-Grandchildren: Titus (Brettianee) Anderson, Elijah
Anderson,  Norah  Anderson,  and  Levi  Anderson;   1 Brother:
Morris R. (Darlene) Smallwood of Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Sister:
Ruth  Smallwood  Brown  of  Sandusky,  OH.   Nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends also survive.

  Bro. Titus Anderson and Bro. John Anderson will officiate at
the services.

  Memorial donations may be made to the Pharris Cemetery or
Happy Haven Home by contacting the business office of
Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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