Funeral services for Mrs. Tennie E. Roark, 94, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Monday,
September 27, 2010, 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
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 5 P.M. –
9 P.M., and on Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Saturday, September 25, 2010, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born November 5, 1915, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Andrew Jackson and Virginia June Jackson.
She was married to Calvin C. Roark, who passed
away on April 5, 1984. She was a homemaker, and a
member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Ray Roark; 1 Grandson: Michael Roark;
and 4 Brothers and 5 Sisters.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Ann Vanhooser of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter-in-law: Peggy Roark of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Grandchildren: David Roark and wife
Laura of Murfreesboro, TN; Stanley Vanhooser and wife
Karen of Cookeville, TN; Steven Vanhooser of Madison, TN;
4 Great-Grandchildren: Andera and husband Zack Womack;
Brian Justin Vanhooser, Michael Roark, and Jackson
Vanhooser; and 2 Sisters: Gladys Whitaker of Cookeville, TN,
and Edna Roberts of Gainesboro, TN.
Bro. Robert Gribble and Rev. Steven Vanhooser will officiate at
Memorial donations may be made to the Happy Haven
Children’s Home by contacting the business office of the
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