Feb. 6, 1907—Dec. 30, 2012
Bonnie Bella (England) Hyder, 105, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 30, 2012, at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. David Wilkerson officiating. Special music was by Brenda Swab and Le Ellen Glazier. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
She was born Feb. 6, 1907, in Sparta, the daughter of the late Milton and Mary (Odell) England.
Mrs. Hyder was a sales clerk at the Ben Franklin 5 & 10 and was a member of the First Baptist Church. She was the oldest living original Homesteader. She used to sing with her daughter, Winona, at the First Baptist Church and Homestead Baptist Church. One of her hobbies was quilting. She quilted more than 200 quilts in her lifetime. Her favorite hobby was baking. She loved to make orange slice cakes at Christmastime.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Billy T. and Willine Hyder of Chattanooga; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William S. Hyder; son, Clarence D. Hyder; and daughter, Winona Dunbar.
Pallbearers were Bill Mayton, David Crownover, Rick Johns, Don Smith, Skippy Brinkman and Jeffrey Boles.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Feb. 6, 1907—Dec. 30, 2012
David A. Reinke
David A. Reinke, 90, of Crossville, formerly of Oconomowoc, WI, formerly of Milwaukee, WI, passed away July 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Billie Ann, in Crossville.
Carl Nelson Sherrill, 82, of Pikeville, passed away July 24, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Chip Winstead officiated, with burial in Walker Cemetery.
Mary Margaret Ives Haack passed away July 27, 2014 in Crossville. She resided at Fairfield Glade Assisted Living near her daughter. She was 98. Memorial services for Mary will be in Muncie, IN.
Ruby Brown Gibson passed away July 28, 2014.
Robert Eugene "Bobby" Dyer, 56, of Crossville, passed away July 25, 2014.
Harvey Alvis Derrick, 91, of the Grassy Cove community, passed away July 22, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 at Grassy Cove United Methodist Church. The Rev. Martha Hale and the Rev. Monica Mowdy officiated, with burial in Hedgecoth Cemetery.
G.W. Johnson, 76, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center
Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating and burial in Crossville City Cemetery.
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Opal Pauline Hassler, 68, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held at chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, 2014, with Bro. Mike Kerley and Bro. Ryan Overfelt officiating and internment in Crossville City Cemetery.
Ruth Vicory Yoakum was born on May 9, 1912, to Wilma Pearl McCreary and Walter Carpenter Yoakum in Leavenworth, KS. She passed away on July 17, 2014, at the Wharton Homes at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill. There will be a service of the worship of God in her memory at the Pleasant Hill Community Church in Pleasant Hill at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.
William “Bill” Fancher Graham, 70, of Crossville, passed away peacefully at home July 19, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with malignant lymphoma. Funeral services were held July 22 at Main St. Church of Christ. Bro. Barry Kennedy and Bro. Larry McDuffee officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
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