Funeral services for Mrs. Zella Johnson Charles, 86, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Sunday,
February 1, 2009, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Byers
Cemetery in the Center Grove community of Jackson County.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 2 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Sunday from 10 A.M until time of services.
Mrs. Charles passed away on Friday, January 30, 2009, at
her sister’s residence.
She was born December 13, 1922, in Jackson County, TN,
to the late Jimmy and Pearlie Mayberry Johnson. She was
married to the late Andrew Charles, who passed away
February 10, 1994. She was a factory worker and a member of
the Center Grove Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 3 Brothers: Ernest Johnson, Pete Johnson, and
Survivors include 2 Sisters: Velma Hix of Gainesboro, TN,
and Mary (Hugh) Young of Cookeville, TN; 2 Nieces: Sheila
Swearengin and Peggy Johnson; 10 Nephews: Jim Hix, Phil
Johnson, Ricky Johnson, Rob Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Michael
Johnson, David Johnson, Greg Young, Alan Young, and Ron
Young; and 2 Sisters-in-Law: Ann Johnson of Gainesboro,
TN, and Ruth Johnson of Michigan.
Bro. John Mabery will officiate at the services.
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