Funeral services for Mr. James Earnest Litchford, 78, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, December
19, 2017, 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 Monday from 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and on Tuesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at
Signature Health Care Center in Algood, TN.
He was born April 15, 1939, in Cookeville, TN, to the late
Thomas and Bessie Litchford. On June 4, 1966 he was married
to Mary Ann Rush Litchford, who survives. He was a factory
worker in the furniture industry and attended New Hope Baptist
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: Howard Litchford and 1 Grandchild: James Hammock.
Survivors include his Wife: Mary Ann Rush Litchford of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son: Stanley (Hessie) Litchford of
Cookeville, TN; 2 Daughters: Melissa Netherton and Teressa
(Chris) Paulk, both of Gainesboro, TN; 5 Grandchildren:
Gabriel, Jenney, and Madison Litchford; Ashley and C.J.
Scantland; 1 Brother: Fred (Elaine) Litchford of Cookeville, TN;
and 3 Sisters: Jean Cooper and Betty Graham, both of Sparta,
TN and Mabel (Bobby) Gilreath of Crossville, TN.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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