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
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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