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Obituary for Charles D. Maberry

Charles D. Maberry, age 91 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life Saturday, January 7, 2023, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville.

Born Thursday, April 30, 1931 in Jackson County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Birdle and Elizabeth "Lizzie" ( Swearengin) Maberry.

Charles was a loving Husband, Father, Brother, and friend to all who knew him. He attended Washington Avenue Baptist Church. He graduated from Tennessee Tech and then went on to get his Masters Degree from East Tennessee State University. Charles worked for the Department of Environment as an Environmentalist, for over 50 years. He enjoyed Walking Horse Shows, going to the Wilsons Horse Sale and going to auctions, especially with his auction buddy Rhea Wilson, who was the Designated Driver. because Charles was always talking and telling tales instead of watching the road. He enjoyed Flea Markets and really loved to trade. Charles really enjoyed eating even though it did not show in his weight, and was always hungry. He really enjoyed spending time with people, socializing and just enjoyed life in general. Charles always enjoyed traveling with Ruth, and his friends from the Fair Board which he was on for many, many years. He was fortunate to have enjoyed a good long life and always had a positive outlook on everything, always had a good word about everyone.

Charles is survived by his loving wife whom he married July 1, 1958, Ruth Maberry of Cookeville, TN

2 Sons:
Palo Douglas Maberry of Cookeville, TN
Charles Michael Maberry of Cookeville, TN

1 Sister:
Ruth Woolbright of Jackson County, TN

2 Brothers and Sisters-in-law;
Hoyt and Shirley Maberry of Cookeville, TN
Joe and Debbie Maberry of Cookeville, TN

Several Nieces and Nephews

In addition to his parents Charles was preceded in death by: 1 Brother, James Maberry, 2 Sisters-in-law: Emogene Maberry, and Donna Pace, 6 Brothers-in-law: Donald Woolbright, Bill Trobuagh, Phillip Trobaugh, Jim Lafever, Rhea Wilson, Kenneth Deweese,

The family asks that each individual only wear masks at your discretion.

Funeral services for Charles will be held Thursday, January 12, beginning at 1:00 PM from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with with Bro. Mark Gaw officiating. Interment will follow in Cookeville City Cemetery, in Cookeville.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and again on Thursday, from 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm.