Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Mahaney, 73, of Baxter, TN,
will be held at 12 Noon on Thursday, January 28, 2016, 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 Wednesday from 4 P.M. to
9 P.M., and on Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Monday, January 25, 2016, at his
He was born June 17, 1942, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Lester B. Mahaney and Grace Meadows Mahaney. On May
17, 1969, he was married to Linda Green Mahaney, who
survives. He was the former Sheriff of Jackson County, serving
for 14 years. He was a former probation officer, welder, and
body repairman. He was a member of the Whitson's Chapel
Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Brother: James "Butch" Mahaney; and a Loving Pet: Lady.
Survivors include his Wife: Linda Green Mahaney of Baxter,
TN; 1 Daughter: Matilda Mahaney of Baxter, TN; 1 Sister:
Wanda Wilkerson of Cookeville, TN; 4 Nephews: Jeff (Karen)
Wilkerson, Michael (Christy) Mahaney, Jack Wilkerson, and
Scott Wilkerson; 2 Uncles: Jack (Sue) Mahaney and Homer
Mahaney; 4 Aunts: Mildred Allen, Yvonne Meadows, Virginia
Meadows, and Ethel Meadows; 2 Great Nephews; 3 Great
Nieces; and Loving Pet: Butterfly.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson, Bro. David Mainord, and Bro. David
Flatt will officiate at the services.
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