Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Jones Dennis, 84, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 3 P.M. on Friday, August 24,
2018, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 P.M. - 8
P.M., and Friday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born April 15, 1934, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Ben Hooper Jones and Anna Ruth Brown Jones. She was
married to the late Baugh Dennis, who passed away December
18, 1996. She served as the Jackson County Court Clerk for 16
years, and later as the receptionist at Gainesboro Elementary
School. She was a member of the Flynns Creek Church of
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 4 Brothers: Houston Jones, Charles Jones, Kelly
Jones, and 1 Infant Brother; and 1 Sister: Maudine Gore.
Survivors include 1 Son: James Houston (Donna) Dennis of
Cookeville, TN; 2 Grandchildren: Amanda (Michael) Smith of
Lebanon, TN, and Brandon Dennis of Cookeville, TN; 4 Great
Granddaughters: Alaina, Adeline, Anniston, and Averly James;
3 Brothers: Troy (Ruth) Jones, Hubert Jones, and Larry (Cathy)
Jones, all of Gainesboro, TN; and 1 Sister: Pauline (Lillard)
Holland of Pleasant Shade, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and a host of friends also survive.
Bro. Mike Fox and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the
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