Jackson Co. Sentinel 4-7-15

Addie Lee Trisdale
Retired Seamstress
Addie Lee Trisdale, 74, passed away March 29 at her residence. Funeral services were held March 31 from the Chapel of Jackson County Funeral Home with Bro. Sam Mainord officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. Addie Lee Trisdale was born April 17, 1940 in Grantsville, W. Va. She worked for Heavy Duty and Osh Kosh Apparel Manufacturing Company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clay O. and Eula Bush Yeager; sisters, Pauline Deuley and Reita Hamlet; one infant sister; brother, Kenny Yeager and one sister-in-law, Martha Yeager. Surviving relatives include her husband, Charles “Charbo” Trisdale; three sons, Bill (Sherrie) Trisdale, Corky (Kathy) Trisdale and Dan Trisdale; four grandchildren, Vanessa (Brendan) Johnson, Brian (Casey) Trisdale, Crystal (Blake) Maberry and Tyler (Emily)Trisdale; four great grandchildren, Chloe Maberry, Hadley Maberry, Max Johnson and Xavier Trisdale; one sister, Phyllis K (Chuck) Kirby; five brothers, Clay (Leona) Yeager Jr., Jim (Sharon) Yeager, Doug (Pamela) Yeager, Larry (Nancy) Yeager and Carson Yeager; three sister-in-laws, Mary (Charlie) Martin, Stella (Herman) Martin and Wanda Hopkins and one brother-in-law, David (Sue) Trisdale.

Carlena Phillips
Homemaker
Carlena Phillips, 99, passed away March 30 at her residence. Funeral services were held April 2 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Teston Gilpatrick and Bro. Buddy Reeder officiating. Interment followed at West Cemetery in the Fairview community of Putnam County. Carlena Phillips was born Oct. 17, 1915 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fairview Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Dickerson and Daisy Lynn Dickerson; her husband, Comer Phillips; one daughter, Billie Sue Johnson; one grandson, Matthew Johnson; one sister, Della Allen and one brother, Billy Dickerson. Surviving relatives include one son, Tommy (Sue) Phillips of Cookeville; one daughter, Carole (Garry) Anderson of Cookeville; six grandchildren, Eric (Debbie) Anderson, Brad (Jennifer) Anderson, Pam (Tim) Thompson, Susan Dingle, Mark (Debbie) Johnson and Michael Johnson; 12 great grandchildren and nine great-great grandchildren.

Larry “Butch” Williams
Business Owner
Larry “Butch” Williams, 67, passed away March 27 from a motorcycle accident. A Mass was held March 31 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Reverend Tomy Joseph as Celebrant. Active pallbearers were Timmy Lee Williams, Michael Williams, Joh-Isaac Williams, Dave Harlow, Brad Hubbard, Jonathan Hubbard, Cole Shelton and Raymond Harlow. Honorary pallbearers were Braiden Windrow, Ayden Williams, Brennan Williams, Breyer Williams, T.C. Harlow, Zack Harlow and Larry Taylor. Hendersonville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Larry “Butch” Williams was born March 7, 1948 in Nashville. He was a graduate of Hendersonville High School, played drums in a band and served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He later partnered with his dad and brothers to form Williams Brothers Masonry. He had a lifelong love for riding motorcycles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Winfred D. “Mutt” Williams and Corinne Gibson Williams. Surviving relatives include his wife, Sandy Hubbard Williams; children, Kaycie Williams and L.B. “Butchie” Williams Jr.; sisters, Lisa Houston and Cheryl Williams; brothers, Tim (Cindy) Williams and Mike (Teresa) Williams and several extended family members and friends.

Roy G. Gentry
Courier
Roy G. Gentry, 71, passed away March 30 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held April 1 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Frank Rodgers officiating. Interment followed at Dodson Branch Cemetery. Roy G. Gentry was born June 17, 1943 in Jackson County. He was a courier in the delivery business. He attended the Double Springs Community Church and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie William Gentry and Daisy Scott Gentry and three brothers, Edward Lee Gentry, Troy Eugene Gentry and Billy Charles Gentry. Surviving relatives include his wife, Evelyn Gentry of Baxter; two sons, Jerry Gentry and Ben Gentry both of Cookeville; one daughter, Melissa Gentry of Gainesboro; six grandchildren, Victoria Holley, Blake Holley, Jeremiah Gentry, Daniel Gentry, Mary Beth (Matthew) Green and Paige Gentry; two great grandchildren, Amellia Trew and Brantley Benson; one brother, William “Buddy” (Lula) Gentry of Jamestown; one sister Margaret English of Antioch; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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