Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Elkins, 87, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
January 17, 2008, 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 Wednesday from 6 P.M. – 9
P.M. and Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
Mrs. Elkins passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, at
Mabry Health Care and Rehab Center in Gainesboro, TN.
She was born September 9, 1920, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Dave and Lena Belle Pryor. On December 24, 1936,
she was married to the late Henry Elkins, who passed away
January 31, 2001. She was a cook at the City Café in
Gainesboro, TN, and a member of the Gainesboro Church of
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 2 Sisters.
Survivors include 1 Son: Howard Elkins of Gainesboro, TN; 1
Daughter: Ruth Lynn of Celina, TN; 2 Grandsons: Steve
and David Elkins; 3 Great-Granddaughters: Krystal, Tiffany,
and Victoria Elkins; and 1 Sister: Marie Scott of Cookeville, TN.
Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends also
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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