Mr. Rodney D. Ashburn, 38,  of  Gainesboro,  Tennessee,
passed   away   on   Saturday,   November   21,   2009,   at   his
residence.   The  family  has chosen cremation, and will receive
friends on Tuesday from 2 P.M. until 8 P.M. at  Anderson-Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.

He  was  born  November  12, 1971,  in  Knox County, TN, to
Albert Wayne Ashburn and Geneleta Ashburn.  On April 14,
2007, he was married to
Diane Ashburn, who survives. He was
a roofer, a  member  of  the  Jackson County Quarterback Club,
and attended New Hope Baptist Church.

He  was  preceded  in  death  by his
Paternal Grandfather:
Albert Ashburn; and  his  
Maternal Grandparents: Hester and
Stella Gentry

Survivors  include  his  
Wife:  Diane Ashburn of Gainesboro,
TN;
1  Son: Austin Ashburn of Gainesboro, TN;  2  Daughters:
Caitlin Lewis   and   Abigail Ashburn    of    Gainesboro,  TN; his
Parents: Albert Wayne (Sharon) Ashburn  of  Baxter, TN;  and  
Geneleta Ashburn  of  Cookeville, TN; his  
Paternal  Grandmother:
Lorene Ashburn of Baxter, TN;  
1  Step-son:  Robert  (Kim Brown)
Meadows   of   Gainesboro,   TN;   
1  Step-Daughter:  Michelle
(Steven) Cook of the Wartrace community  of  Jackson Co., TN;
1 Step-Grandson: Ethan Cook;  1  Brother: Scott Ashburn  of
the Dodson Branch community  of  Jackson  Co., TN;  
1  Sister:
Regina Stout  of  Cookeville,  TN;  and  his  
Father-in-law  and
Mother-in-law:
Robert  and  Juanita West  of  Gainesboro, TN.
Several   nieces,  nephews,   other  relatives,  and  friends  also
survive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Ashburn family by contacting the funeral home.
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