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
John William Irvin, 85, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at Tansi Community Church, with Dr. Paul Dixon officiating. Family will receive friends on Tuesday at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Helen Dellene (Lewis) Meadows, 83, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 4, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating. Interment was in Clifty Cemetery.
Ronald Waldo Evans, "Ron," 79, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John Purdue and the Rev. Jerry Mayo officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from noon to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Carolyn O. Dyer, 62, of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Robert Thomas Thurman, 89, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Barbara J. Polson, 66, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Graveside services were held Dec. 3 at Woody Cemetery. Bro. Noel Turner officiated.
Jackson Walker Fitch, 4, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A graveside was held at McEwen Cemetery in McEwen, TN, Dec. 3, with Bro. Brian Smith officiating. The family received friends Dec. 2 at Bilbrey Funeral Home.
Dion Ault Sr.
Dion G. Ault Sr., 65 of Pikeville passed away Dec. 2, 2013. A celebration of Dion’s life will be held Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Pikeville Funeral Home, with Bro. Milton Kerr and Bro. Doyle Ashburn officiating. Burial will be in the Hamilton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 4-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11-1 p.m.
Mildred Joe Jones, 74, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at NHC Healthcare Fort Sanders. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial was in Elmore Cemetery.
Memorial services for John Richard Duffy, 77, of the Cumberland Cove Community of Monterey, will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. from the Cumberland Cove Welcome Center. The family will receive friends at the Welcome Center following services Thursday.
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