Funeral services for James R. Emerton, 75, of Gainesboro, TN,
will  be  held  at  1  P.M.  on  Sunday,  December  15,  2019,  at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in  Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the  Rob  Draper  Memorial  Cemetery  in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.,
and Sunday from 11 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away   on   Thursday,  December  12, 2019, at  his
residence.

He was born May 16, 1944, in Jackson County, TN,  to  the  late
Gurstle Emerton and Zelma Emerton. On July 27, 2006, he  was
married to Marsha Meadows Emerton, who survives.  He  was  a
retired TDOT supervisor, and  a  member  of  the  Flynns Creek
Church of Christ.

In  addition  to  his  parents,  he  was  preceded  in  death  by  1
Brother: Roger Emerton; and 1 Sister: Ruth Smith.

Survivors   include   his   Wife:    Marsha  Meadows  Emerton  of
Gainesboro,  TN;  2  Sons: Tim (Susan) Emerton of Whitleyville,
TN,    and    Jason   (Kelly)   Emerton    of    Gainesboro,   TN; 3
Daughters:    Kim  (Mike)  Lyon  of  Litchfield Park,  AZ,  Jessica
Emerton    of    Gainesboro,    TN,    and    Ruby    Randolph  of
Gainesboro,   TN;   2   Grandchildren: Zach (Kayla) Emerton  of
Lafayette, TN, and Peyton Emerton of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Great
Grandchild:    Jaxon   Emerton;    1    Brother:  John Emerton  of
Cookeville,  TN;   2   Sisters:  Sally Stafford and Elizabeth Long,
both   of   Smyrna,   TN;   and   1   Sister  in  Law:  Pam (Danny)
Hammons of Celina, TN.

Bro.  Randy  Heady    and    Bro.  Mike  Fox  will  officiate  at the
services.
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