Funeral services for Mr. Ralph Flatt, 80, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on
Saturday, December 8, 2007, at Anderson - Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial
will follow in the Union Hill-Flatt Cemetery in Jackson
The family will receive friends on Friday, December 7 from 3
until 9 P.M.
Mr. Flatt passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born May 8, 1927, in Putnam County, Tennessee, to
the late Bert T. and Erlene Lacy Flatt. He was a
warehouse supervisor and a member of the McBroom
Chapel Church of Christ. He was also a member of the VFW
and served with the United States Marine Corp during World
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
first wife: Lorraine Flatt, 1 Son: Ralphie Flatt, 1 Step-son:
Mark Edward Suggs, and 1 Sister: Minnie Hamlet.
Survivors include his Wife: Lucille Pippin Suggs Flatt of
Cookeville, TN; 1 daughter: Sharon and husband Michael
Brown of Dearborn, Michigan; 1 Step-son: Larry and wife
Charlotte Suggs of Cookeville, TN; 2 Grandsons: Travis
Brown and Jason Flatt; 1 Granddaughter: Jennifer Flatt;
1 Great Grandson: Owen Michael Brown; 4 Step
Grandchildren: Matthew Suggs, April Dyer, Kristin Christian,
and Taylor Suggs; 3 Step Great Grandchildren: Trenton
Christian, Katie Christian, and Cayden Mahan; 3 Brothers:
Fenis Flatt and Faye Flatt of Cookeville, TN; and Farlin
Flatt of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Sister Audrey Whitaker of
Bro. Charles West will officiate at the services.
© 2007 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home