Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Gene Elkins, 93, of Gainesboro,
TN, will  be  held  at  2 P.M.  on  Monday, January  13,  2020, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in  Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the  McCoinsville
community of Jackson County, TN.

The family
will receive friends on Sunday from 12 Noon – 7 P.M.,
and Monday from 11 A.M. until time of services.

He passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020, at  Mabry  Health
Care Center in Gainesboro, TN.

He was born June 20, 1926, in Jackson County, TN, to  the  late
Lewis Elkins and Josie Mae Stafford Elkins.  On  May  29, 1950,
he  was  married  to  the  late  Reba  Marie  Haney  Elkins,  who
passed  away  May  2,  2002.     He  worked  as  a  construction
secretary at Elk Mt. Construction,   and  was  a  member  of  the
Gainesboro Church of Christ. He also served  in  the  U.S. Army
during World War II.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
1 Sister: Elise Elkins Bowman.

Survivors  include  2  Sons:  Tommy  Lewis  (Susan)  Elkins and
Donnie (Donna) Elkins, all of Gainesboro, TN; 2 Grandchildren:
Anna Marie Elkins (Jackson) Moran of Nashville, TN,  and  Andy
(Kelly) Elkins
  of   Naples,   FL;  5  Great  Grandchildren:  Riley
Marie Moran,  Maddox Anderson Elkins, Jackson Reese Moran,
Caroline Mae Elkins, and Baylor Gray Elkins Moran
;    2     Step
Grandchildren:    Daniel   Taylor   (Rachel Nicole)   Sutton   and
Megan Leigh (Ben Lee) Swann; and  5  
Step  Great  Grandchildren:
Audrey Kate Sutton,    Scarlette Claire Sutton,    Campbell Rose
Swann, Nora Leigh Swann, and Liddie Blane Swann.


Bro. Johnny Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson  will  officiate  at  the
services.

In  lieu  of  flowers,  memorial  donations  may  be  made  to  the
Pharris Cemetery by contacting the funeral home.
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