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We Remember: Thursday, May 21 Obituaries

Here are the latest obituaries and notices as provided by the funeral homes serving Cookeville, Baxter, Monterey, Sparta, Gainesboro and Livingston.

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Obituaries For Thursday, May 20

Mrs. Patsy Johnson, 89 of Cookeville died suddenly Thursday May 21, 2020 at 9:55 a.m. at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Robert “Bob” Selby, Age 88, Of Monterey, Passed Away On Thursday, May 21, 2020 At His Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Kevin Dale Boles, 49, of Gainesboro, TN, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN. The family has chosen cremation, with no services at this time. He was born June 20, 1970, in Jackson County, TN, to Judy Heady and the late Leslie Earl Boles. He was an automotive mechanic by trade. Survivors include 1 Son: Shaun Dale Boles of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Shelby Rose Boles of Macon County, TN; and his Mother: Judy Heady of Gainesboro, TN.

Natalie Nichole Gipson, 37 of Walling, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She was born Thursday, December 30, 1982 in Indianapolis, Indiana, she was the daughter of Mark Grayson and Deborah Peercy Cook. The family has chosen cremation. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Francis “Frank” Herbert McCabe, 41 of Cookeville, formerly of Baxter died Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home. He was born April 16, 1979 in Newburgh, New York to the late Frank Lent and Susan McCabe. He was a mechanic and maintenance technician. Survivors include son Nolan McCabe, sister Susan Lent of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, brother Henry Carminati of New York, grandmother Eileen McCabe of Baxter. No services are planned.

Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Bumbalough, 85 of Cookeville, will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2020 at Jefferson Ave. Church of Christ with Bro. Buddy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Crest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Mrs. Bumbalough died Monday May 18, 2020 at 11:52 p.m. in Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services for Velma Leigh Brown, age 85 of Cookeville, will be held Friday at 1pm at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home passed away Sunday morning May 17, 2020 at Signature Health Care of Putnam County. Friends are invited to come by to sign the guest book and pay their respects on Friday May 22 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Melinda Bilbrey officiating. Due to Covid-19 precautions, limited seating and social distance measures will be observed.

Graveside services for Mr. Sheldon Lewis Barlow, age 77 of Monroe, will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020, from Aarons Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Bud Hargis will officiate. The family will welcome friends on Friday from 12 noon until 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of Livingston Funeral Home. Mr. Barlow passed from this life on Wednesday morning, May 20, 2020. He was born in Jackson County on February 14, 1943, to the late Robert and Rose Carlisle Barlow. He loved fishing, woodworking, and playing Bluegrass and old country and Gospel songs. Sheldon loved his children and grandchildren dearly. Mr. Barlow leaves behind his son Roger Barlow and wife Mary Beth of Manchester; daughter Crystal Conner and husband Matthew of Monroe; grandchildren Jacob and William Barlow and Ethan, Allison, and Levi Conner; brother Billy Barlow and wife Cora of Greenbriar; and several nieces and nephews.