Funeral services for Kennie Chaffin, 68, of Gainesboro, TN, will
be held at 2 P.M. on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Anderson -
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will
follow in the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville community.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his
He was born July 21, 1950, in Gainesboro, TN, to the late Zeb
Chaffin and Aline Chaffin. On February 14, 1991, he was
married to the late Vivian Faye Chaffin, who passed away
February 10, 2015. He was a truck driver, and a member of the
Gainesboro First Baptist Church.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
Paternal Grandparents: Patrick and Mary Belle Chaffin;
Maternal Grandparents: Lewis and Mary Belle Martin; 1
Nephew: Brad Hopkins; 2 Brothers-in-Law: Phillip Keith and
Patrick Wright; and Special Friend: Randy Reeder.
Survivors include 2 Step Children: Amanda Earhart and Josh
Earhart; 1 Brother: Robert (Janice) Chaffin of Gainesboro, TN;
5 Sisters: Evelyn Keith and Lamar Dawson of Gainesboro, TN,
Irene Chaffin of Gainesboro, TN, Juanita Herron and Champ
Ellis of Gainesboro, TN, Patricia and Robert Hopkins of
Cookeville, TN, Mary and Ken Denson of Gainesboro, TN;
3 Nephews: Robert Gurstel Chaffin, Kelly Denson, and Jamie
Denson; 2 Nieces: Susan Ragland and Ashley Keith; 5 Great
Nieces; 2 Great Nephews; and Special Friend: Cheryl Flatt.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help with
funeral expenses by contacting the funeral home.
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