Funeral  services  for  Mr. Neal Pharris, 70,  of Whitleyville,
Tennessee,  will  be held at 1 P.M. on Tuesday, March 3, 2009,
at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN.  Burial  will  follow  in  the Rob Draper
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County,
TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Monday  from  1  P.M. – 9
P.M., and Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

Mr. Pharris  passed  away  on Sunday, March 1, 2009, at St.
Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
 
He was born August 28, 1938, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late  
Acie  and  Arlona Langford Pharris. On August 3, 1962,
he was married to
Patty Gail Pharris, who survives.

He  was  a  farmer  and  a  member of the Missionary Baptist
Church at Pleasant Grove.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he was preceded in death by
 3
Brothers:
Thomas, Nelson and Norman Pharris; and 1  Sister:
Dorothy Pharris

Survivors include his
Wife:  Patty Gail Pharris of Whitleyville,
TN;
2 Daughters and Sons-in-law:   Lisa and Randy Ragland
of Whitleyville, TN;   and   Karen and Mike Head of Gainesboro,
TN;  
2  Grandchildren:  Derek and Nikki Ragland;  1  Brother:
Noah Pharris of Gamaliel, KY;  and  
2 Sisters: Emma Wilkerson
of Goodlettsville, TN, and  Edna Dodson of Red Boiling Springs,
TN.

Elder Jackie Wakefield and Elder Bruce Dawson  will officiate at
the services.
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