James Andrew Gossett
(Andy) James Andrew Gossett, age 72, of Seymour, TN, passed away at his home Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Andy was a member of Dupont Baptist Church and the owner of N&A Carpets for 25 years until his retirement and owner of Andy’s Junction in Seymour until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents; James Thomas and Zora Gossett, grandfather; Andy Rogers, special granddaughter; Amanda Nicole Lankford, sister-in-law; Lois Gossett, and brother-in-law; Pink Gibson.
Survivors: Wife of 50 years: Nora LaFollette Gossett; Stepson: Joe Finchum and wife Karen; Stepdaughter: Ann Finchum and friend Tony Ayers; Grandchildren: Joey and husband Scott Phillips, Heather and husband Justin Alves, of California; Great-grandchildren: Jaxon Luke Alves, of California; Brothers and sister-in-law: Johnny Gossett and wife Kay, and George Gossett; Sisters and brothers-in-law: Shirley Mize and husband Jim, and Mary Gossett.
Serving as pallbearers will be: Bill Gibson, Freeman Covington, Paul Warren, Thomas Gordon, Jerry Rogers, and Richard S. Cates. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be: Doug Cagle, Scott Phillips, Ben Samuel, Mickey Franklin, James Houser, and Lindsey Dunlap.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Trula Lawson Early Childhood Education Center, 550 Eastgate Rd., Sevierville, TN 37862, (865) 428-5793.
Funeral service 2PM Saturday in Atchley’s Seymour Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Reagan officiating. Interment will follow in Atchley’s Seymour Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 12-2PM Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Seymour, 122 Peacock Ct., Seymour, TN 37865, 577-2807.=