Funeral services for Mr. Morgan Rhoten, 84,  of  Hilham, TN,
will be held at 12  Noon  on  Saturday, November  26,  2016,  at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in  Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow  in  the  Lynn  Cemetery  in  the  Burristown
community of Jackson County, TN.

    The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Friday  from 2 P.M. to 9
P.M., and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

    He passed away on Tuesday, November  22, 2016,  at  NHC
Healthcare in Cookeville, TN.

    He was born February 26, 1932, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
the late Jake Rhoten and Zady Smith Rhoten.  He  was  married
to Geraldine Rhoten, who survives. He  was  in  the  timber  and
cattle business, and was a member of  the Sugar Creek Church
of Christ. He  was  a  charter  member  of  the  Jackson  County
Rescue Squad, and did lots of charity  work  that  helped  many
people.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in  death  by  his
Wife:  Ruth  Richardson  Rhoten;   1   Daughter:    Brenda  Mae
Rhoten; 1  Brother:  Herman C. Rhoten;   and  1 Sister: Betty L.
Strong-Rueve.

    Survivors include his Wife: Geraldine Rhoten of Hilham,  TN;
1  Son:   Wayne  (Jennifer)  Rhoten    of    Gainesboro,    TN;  1
Daughter:  Kim   (Randy)   Bailey   of   Cookeville,   TN;   2 Step
Daughters: Kathy (Jeff) Davis  of  Livingston,  TN,  and   Debbie
(Bill) Smith  of  Cookeville,  TN;   2   Grandchildren: Josh (Katie)
Hammock of Gainesboro, TN,  and  Kayla Hammock  and   Zach
Crowson   of   Gainesboro, TN;   4   Step-Grandchildren:   Brian
(Emily) Morgan   of   Rickman,   TN,   Vickie (Steve) Gordon   of
Cookeville, TN,    Amie (Brad) Halfacre  of  Cookeville,  TN,  and
Holly Smith   of   Cookeville,   TN;   7 Step Great Grandchildren:
Ethan,  Evan,  Connor,   and   Colton Halfacre;    Sydney Stacy,
Callie Morgan,    and    Braxton Morgan;   2   Step   Great Great
Grandchildren:    Blakley  and  Emmy Lou Stacy;  and  1  Sister:
Hennrietta Tomberlan   of   Burnsville,   NC.    Several    nieces,
nephews, other relatives, and many friends also survive.

    Bro. Mike Smith will officiate at the services.

    Memorial donations  may  be  made  to  the  Fairview  Senior
Citizens  Center  or  the  Jackson  County  Rescue  Squad     by
contacting the funeral home.
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