Funeral services for Mrs. Lara Lorene Rhoten, 91, of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, May 16,
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 5 P.M. -
8 P.M., and on Tuesday from noon until time of services.
She passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Bethesda
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born June 19, 1925 in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Lewis and Mary Davidson. On August 28, 1945, she was
married to the late Herbert Rhoten, who passed away on
September 20, 2016. She was a factory worker in the garment
industry. She was a member of the Baptist Temple.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: J.B. Davidson and 1 Sister: Lena Davidson
Survivors include: 1 Son: Jimmie (Brenda) Rhoten of
Cookeville, TN; 2 Daughters: June Rhoten (Mike) Hicks of
Dover, FL, and Janice Rhoten Blackwell of Franklin, TN; 6
Grandchildren: Michael (Amy) Barnes, Sheri Rhoten (Jody)
Burton, Lacy Blackwell (William) Crawford, Adam (Lauren)
Blackwell, Kim Hicks (Bill) Porter, and Stacey Hicks (David)
Chamberlain; and 18 Great Grandchildren. Nieces, nephews,
cousins, other relatives and friends also survive.
Bro. Clarence Jared and Bro. Steve Rhoten will officiate at
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Pharris Cemetery by contacting the funeral home at P.O. Box
398, Gainesboro, TN 38562 or (931) 268-1550.
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