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
Robert Johnson.

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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