Mr. Charles W. Huffines

(1936 - 1997)

Source: Reprinted here with permission, Odie Dixon, webmaster JCHS website, 2003. Original run in Jackson County newspaper Aug 1997.

Notes: Charles W. Huffines was the son of James Lesley Huffines and Hattie Long.

Funeral service for Charles W. Huffines, 61, of Gainesboro were conducted Friday, December 12, 1997 at 10 Am in the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home with Bro. O'Neal Huffines and Bro. Dwayne Chaffin. Graveside service and burial with Military Honors were held at the Fletcher Cemetery in Erin, TN at 3:00. Mr, Huffines was pronounced death on arrival at the Cumberland River Hospital South from injuried substained in a farm tractor accident. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1997. Church of Christ and a resident of Bullard's Creek Community. Mr. Huffines also served in the U S Navy during the Korean Conflict and the Veitnam Era. Born March 25, 1936 in Jackson County. He was the son of Hattie LONG Huffines and the late Leslie Huffines. Survivors include his mother, Hattie Huffines of Gainesboro, his wife, Jean FLETCHER Huffines of Gainesboro; two daughter and son-in-laws, Cheryl ( James) COWEN, of Cookeville, Kimberly (Brian) LAMBERT of Memphis, two brothers, Bryd Lee Huffines of Leesburg, FL and Bobby Huffines of Cookeville, two sisters, Molene WITT of Leesburg, FL and Frances RUSSELL of the Willette Community of Macon County. three grandchildren, Crystal, Jessica and Charles Cowen. Pallbearers were: John Huffines Mark Huffines, James Hall, Jack Hall, Wayne Russell and Gary Witt. Honorary pallbearers were; Lonnie Hill, Dale Yantz, Ray Bean, Ralph Carver, Charlie L. Hix, and Thomas Brown. Anderson Funeral Home was in charge.