Obits 1/23/18

James E. King


James E. King, 90 of Tompkinsville, Ky passed away Jan. 6 at his home. Funeral services were held Jan. 9 from the chapel of Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Dr. Jerry Bean officiating. Interment followed in Cook Cemetery in Morgantown, Ky.

He was born Sept. 26, 1927 in Woodburn, Ky. He was a mixer at Colonial Bakery in Indianapolis, Ind. for many years. He loved to fish and hunt rabbit, scrapping junk, loved life and never complained even in his last days.

He was preceded in death by parents, Edward Harman and Ruthie (Chafton) King; wife, Patricia Neighbors King; brothers, Frank, John C. and Thomas King; sisters, Mary Evelyn Kinser and Helen Marie Mason; and sons, Barry, Perry and Edward C. King.

He was survived by sons, Larry and Brenda King, Terry and Mary King, Garry and Fran King, Jerry and Mary King, Carry King and Darry King of Indianapolis, Ind.; daughters, Sharon Eads of Indianapolis, Ind. and Patricia and Jeremy Anderson of Tompkinsville, Ky.; brother, Henry King of Butler Co., Ky.; sisters, Anna Margrete Webster of Bowling Green, Ky. and Zena May and Bob Reckel of Ind.; grandchildren; Jerry Jr., Tasha, Lorrie, Aimee, Justin, Megan, Carry Jr., Rachel, Amber, Nellie, Zachary, Jordan, Albert, Heather, Eddie, Derrick, Brandon, Ashley, Emmy, Callie, James, Maddie, Jed and Jess.

Pallbearers included Larry, Terry, Garry, Jerry, Carry and Darry King and Jeremy Anderson.


Richard David Smith

Richard David Smith, 57 of Celina, passed away Jan. 11 at his home. Private memorial services will be conducted at a later date with Hall Funeral Home in Celina in charge of the arrangements.

He was born April 27, 1960 in Nashville.

He is preceded in death by parent, Ruth Smith.

He is survived by mother, Maudie Smith of Celina; brothers, Donald Smith of Ashland City, Jerry Smith of Celina and Johnny Smith of Celina; sister, Nancy Ivy of Nashville; and other relatives and friends.

Charlie Andrew Anderson


Charlie Andrew Anderson, 69 of the Hermitage Springs Community, passed
away on Jan. 15 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Jan. 20 at the Hall Funeral Home in Celina with Bro. Shawn Dozier officiating. Interment followed at Pitcock Cemetery.

He was born April 16, 1948 in Clay County. He was employed as a casting department foreman in aluminum plants. He was a faithful member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed attending car shows.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ruth Gray Anderson; and brother,
Willie Hugh Anderson.

Surviving relatives include his wife of 39 years, Mary Ann Anderson of the Hermitage Springs Community; sons, Charlie Lynn and wife Tiffany Anderson of Celina, Tim and wife Melanie Anderson, of the Pine Hill Community and Andy Anderson, of the Hermitage Springs Community; stepson, Kenny Cross, of Murfreesboro; brothers, Raymond “Crick” Anderson, of Mooresville, Ind. and P.J. and wife Maxie Anderson, of Livingston; grandchildren, Parker, Marah, Andrew, Sarah, Colin, and Austin Anderson; step-grandson, Matthew Cross; and other relatives and friends.


Joe Dan Fox

Mayor of Celina

Joe Dan Fox, 73 of Celina, passed away on Jan. 7 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Graveside services were held on Jan. 10 at the Green Cemetery with Eric Copas officiating. Upton-Hay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

He was born in Celina on Nov. 25, 1944. He was an accountant, a school teacher, a farmer and served as City of Celina Mayor for 12 years. His most treasured roles were that of husband, dad, grandfather, brother and friend. He was a member of the Celina Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Walker (E.W.) and Anna Lee (Williamson) Fox; and his daughter, Amanda Jane Fox.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Judy G. Fox of Celina; son, Dan Fox and wife, Tiffany of Allons; daughters, Kim Upton and husband, Todd of Celina and Becca Barlow of Cookeville; grandchildren, Corey Barlow and wife, Lindsay, Trevor Barlow, Bryson Barlow, Ben Upton, Emmy Jane Upton and Walker Fox; great-grandchildren, Cooper Barlow and Avery Barlow; special friend, W.C. White; and a host of other family and friends.

Pallbearers included: Todd Upton, Ben Upton, Dan Fox, William Marcum, Devrim Brown and Robert Westmoreland.


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