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1940 James 2023

James Gilbert Stout

October 5, 1940 — January 24, 2023


Henderson, TN: James Gilbert Stout age 82 passed away January 24, 2023, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

He was born October 5, 1940, in Steele, MO, the son of the late Gilbert May and Juanita McBride Stout Null. He attended local schools. He worked most of his career at Finger Auto Repair. He married Janet Cupples Weston in 1998. They made their home in Henderson. After retiring from auto repair, he worked lawn mowers and kept busy. He enjoyed boat riding, fishing, and camping. He enjoyed meeting his friends every morning at the Market for breakfast.

He was a Baptist in belief.

Mr. Stout is survived by his wife, Janet Lynn Cupples Stout of Henderson; two sons, Johnny Stout (Cindy) and Jimmy Calvin Stout (Coty) all of Henderson; three daughters, Melinda Rush of Bethel Springs, Tammie Heathcock (Robert) of Finger and Krystle Janeaux (Monty) of Port Arthur, TX; ten grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren; one brother, Marion Stout of Henderson, one sister, Betty Jo Burris of Lexington; stepmother, Mary Sue Stout; three half-brothers, Jimmie Ray Stout of Bethel Springs, Frank Stout of Jackson and Ronnie Stout of Henderson; three half-sisters, Lettie Fussell of Henderson, Betty Baggett of Bethel Springs and Teresa Ley of Milan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Paul Stout and Charles Stout and a sister, Sandra Kay Ayers.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, January 28th at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel with Bro. Clint Burkhead officiating. Burial will follow in Old Friendship Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday.

Shackelford Funeral Directors
Henderson, TN
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Friday, January 27, 2023

5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors

304 Crook Ave, Henderson, TN 38340

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Old Friendship Cemetery

100 Hunter Ln, Finger, TN 38334

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