Funeral   services   for   Mr.  Robert   "Bobby"   Elkins,   87,    of
Gainesboro, TN,  will  be  held  at  1 P.M. on Saturday, April 20,
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  Friday from 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and Saturday  from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away  on  Thursday, April  18,  2019, at  Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.

He was born October 20, 1931, in  Gainesboro, TN, to  the  late
Bill Elkins and Lena Elkins. He was married to  the  late  Mildred
Lee Smallwood Elkins. He did janitorial work, and was a member
of the Church of Christ. He also served in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
2  Brothers: Charles  Elkins   and   Billy  Elkins;  and  3   Sisters:
Christine Cunningham, Elizabeth Young, and Jean Brown.

Survivors  include  1  Daughter: Shirley Wade (Jackie) Mathis of
Gainesboro,  TN;   3   Grandchildren:   Shanna   Mathis   (John)
Anderson,    Jeremy   Mathis,    and    Joshua   Mathis,    all    of
Gainesboro,  TN; 4  Great  Grandchildren:   Titus    (Brettianee)
Anderson,  Elijah Anderson,  Norah (Jon) Ledbetter,   and   Levi
Anderson; 1  Great  Great  Grandson:   Silas Walker Anderson;
Brother-in-Law:    Morris   R.  (Darlene) Smallwood;  and   Niece
and  Nephew: Connie Young of Nashville, TN, and Ben (Donna)
Young   of   Gainesboro,   TN, and other nephews and niece
 in
Michigan.

Bro. John Anderson will officiate at the services.

Memorial  donations  may  be  made  to  the  Pharris  Cemetery
Fund by contacting the funeral home.
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