Jan. 5, 1937—Dec. 16, 2012
Raymond Gardner Button Jr., 75, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 16, 2012, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 19, 2012, with Bro. Gary Robbins officiating. Interment was in Mayland Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 5, 1937, in Harlan County, KY, son of the late Raymond Gardner Button Sr. and Vera (Rose) Button.
Mr. Button was a jeweler on Main Strett for 60 years. He owned and operated Ray's Jewelry, one of the longest continuing businesses in Crossville. He served as a volunteer fireman with the Cumberland County Fire Department since its inception in 1974, as well as the Crossville Fire Department. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Sue (Tays) Button, of Crossville; daughters, Melissa Ruth Rosser and husband, Mark, and Cynthia Marie Norrod and husband, Ray, all of Crossville; granddaughters, Tiffany Nicole Griffith and husband, Steve, and Danielle Jade Rosser, all of Crossville; and brothers, Tommy Button of Crossville and Charles Button and wife, Dianne, of Huntsville, AL.
Pallbearers were Jeff Dodson, Kenny Kilgore, John W. Hall, Kevin Edwards, Ted Welch, Mike Turner, David Button and Chris Button.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 5, 1937—Dec. 16, 2012
Gwendolyn “Kaye” Sohl, 62, of Nashville, formerly of Crossville, passed away April 18, 2014. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 23, at noon from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery. Bro. Steve Watts and Bro. Tim Watts officiated.
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.
Thurman McKinley Mutter, 83, of Crossville, TN passed away on March 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.
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