Oct. 20, 1955—Jan. 7, 2014
Jonnie Renea Blackmon, 58, was born in Monterey to John and Lillian Phillips Oct. 20, 1955. She passed away Jan. 7, 2014, in Crossville. The family will receive friends at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home today, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The service will follow, with Pastor Josh Cardwell to officiate. Burial will be in Crossville City Cemetery.
Having always been in sales, she and her husband began a business named Blackmon Distributing. She was a vivacious and successful salesperson for Rainbow Cleaning Systems. Renea loved to shop! She constantly bought gifts for her friends and the people who touched her life. She enjoyed beautiful clothes, shoes and hats. She loved to travel and eat great food and, with the success of Blackmon Distributing, she and her husband enjoyed many trips. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed.
Renea is survived by her husband, Charlie Blackmon; sons, Sean Waters and Chuck Blackmon; brother, Charlie Shumate; sister, Debbie Coppinger and Doyle; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Ray Phillips and Lillian Jewel Shumate Phillips.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Crossville Memorial Funeral Home to help with the funeral arrangements.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Oct. 20, 1955—Jan. 7, 2014
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Eva Lee Perry, 89, of Crossville, passed away April 21, 2014, at her home in Crossville. Funeral services will be held today, April 25, at First Baptist Church beginning at 3 p.m., with Pastor Stephen Perry officiating. Interment will be in Lantana Cemetery.
Mrs. Perry was born May 25, 1924, in Crossville, the daughter of John McKinley and Sarah Jane (Delk) Hyder.
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April Marie Parker, 35, of Crossville, passed away at her home April 19, 2014. Funeral service will be today, April 23, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Ralph Reagan officiating. Burial will follow in Woody Cemetery.
Charles M. Lovitt, 77, of Crossville, passed away April 6, 2014, at Kindred Care Rehab in Algood. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Pastor Robert Krueger will officiate.
David Franklin King, 72, Crossville, passed away on April 18, 2014, at his home. Funeral service will be today, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Donald Wattenbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Tolletts Chapel Cemetery.
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Dannie Glen Lowe, 61, of Crossville, passed away April 16, 2014 at Cumberland Medical Center. Family will receive friends today, April 18, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with Bro. Bradley Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Rinnie Cemetery.
William Edward Day, 89, of Crab Orchard, passed away April 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 17, with Bro. Bob Hawkins officiating.
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