Charles “Chuck” Wayne Albea
Charles “Chuck” Wayne Albea, 78, passed away Feb. 21 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Feb. 24 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Bilbrey and Bro. David Langhan officiating. Interment followed at John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Putnam County Humane Society by contacting the funeral home. He was born July 15, 1937 in Piedmont, Ala. He was a plant superintendent at Precision Steel Corp. of Franklin Park, Ill. He was a member of the Whitleyville Church of Christ and served in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Raymond Albea and Josephine Alma Albea and one brother, Gary Ray Albea. Surviving relatives include his wife, Bonnie Warden Albea of Cookeville; one son, Don (Kim) Young of Crystal Lake, Ill.; three grandchildren, Kasey (Jonathan) Ashew and Amanda Young of Birmingham, Ala. and Justin Young of Ill.; four great grandchildren, Lily, Samantha, Sofia and Riley; two sisters, Janice (Benny) Kelly and Charlotte Hughes of Piedmont, Ala.; one aunt, Evelyn Holbrooks; several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Linda Sue Boggess
Linda Sue Boggess, 60, passed away Feb. 22 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held Feb. 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Young Cemetery. She was born Jan. 25, 1956 in Detroit, Mich. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Nichol and Ruba Loftis and one brother, Ronnie Nichol. Surviving relatives include one son, Michael (Hilari) Boggess of Spring Hill, Tenn.; four grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Nichol Jr of Gainesboro and Gary Nichol of Mich.; three sisters, Debbie Hammons of Gainesboro, Raona Nichol of Gainesboro, and Cheryl Fuqua of Mich.
Sam Heady, 67, passed away Feb. 17 at his residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 20 at the Jackson County Funeral Home with Bro. Sam Mainord officiating. Interment followed at Pharris Cemetery. He was born Dec. 5, 1948 in Jackson County. He was in the U.S. Army, a Vietnam Veteran of three tours during the conflict and obtained numerous Medals of Honor. He was known for being a great luthier of various musical instruments and performed many benefit shows to help people in need. He was a member of the Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ and was love by many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Herman and Hazel Lee Heady; son, Christopher Heady; daughter Heather (Elvis) Fields; three brothers, Clarence “Preacher” Heady Jr, Eddie Lee “Bully” Heady and infant James Heady; three sisters, Dorothy Rush, Lucille Fox, and Mabel Smith. Surviving relatives include his wife, Judy Heady of Gainesboro; daughters, Laresha Barlow of Gainesboro and Shandy Carlson of Illinois; one sister, Barbara Scott of Gainesboro; two brothers, Kenneth Heady of Gainesboro and Mark Heady of Pueblo, Colorado; two grandsons Alex Barlow and Nolan Young both of Gainesboro; three granddaughters, Alainey (Megan) Watson of Livingston, Macy Watson of Baxter and Jaylen Rose of Gainesboro; two grand stepsons, Andrew Fields and Jacob Fields both of Chestnut Mound.
Richard Lewis Lee
Richard Lewis Lee, 89, passed away Feb. 19 at his residence. Funeral services were held Feb. 22 at the Jackson County Funeral Home. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Putnam County. He was born May 20, 1926 in Ossinding, New York. He was a mechanic. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Jay and Doris Lee; also Leighton R. Lee Sr. of Jackson County and Gary Allen Lee Jr. Surviving relatives include his wife, Alice Marie Lee of Jackson County; four daughters, Dixie Woods of Jackson County, Patti Ditewig of Wisconsin, Ann Marie Santiago of Florida and Susan Lee of Jackson County.
Vivian Pauline Roberts
Vivian Pauline Roberts, 89, passed away Feb. 24 at Webb House in McMinnville. Funeral services were held Feb. 26 at Anderson-Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Interment followed at Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery. She was born Sept. 30, 1926 in Jackson County. She was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert Baugh Smith and Ara Chaffin Smith; her husband, Ray Douglas Roberts; one son, Timothy Roberts; one daughter, Jane Ann Roberts; two brothers, Roy and Ralph Smith; three sisters, Evelyn New, Christine Johnson and Roslyn Smith. Surviving relatives include children and spouses, Mike (Gayle) Roberts of McMinnville, Donna Dowell of McMinnville, Paul (Ann) Roberts of McMinnville and Jennifer (Jimmy) Boring of Memphis; thirteen grandchildren, Mary Heath Roberts of McMinnville, Andrew Baugh (Erika) Roberts of Memphis, Mark Anthony (Stephanie) Dowell of Atlanta, David Douglas (Erica) Dowell of Louisville, Dustin Roberts (Caroline) Dowell of Indianapolis, Rachel Katherine (Tim) Kohler of Nashville, Paul Douglas (Brittany) Roberts of Nashville, Anne-Clair Roberts of Nashville, Joshua Michael (Cristen) Roberts of Nashville, Jodi Beth (Brent) Habermon of Memphis, James Jacob Boring of Memphis, Justin Roberts Boring of Memphis, and Jackson Douglas Boring of Memphis; seventeen great grandchildren; one sister, Betty Law of Cookeville; one brother, H.B. (Mai) Smith of Cookeville; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Roberts Owens of Memphis.