May 6, 1933 — Jan. 23, 2013
Velma Mae (Hobgood) Kennedy, 79, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 23, 2013. Funeral services were held Jan. 26 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Kennedy, the Rev. Danny Allen and the Rev. Gregory Keller officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Kennedy was born May 6, 1933, in Puxico, MO, the daughter of the late Archie and Mary (Millstead) Hobgood.
She worked at Roselawn Southern and was a volunteer with the Good Samaritans for many years. She was a member of Bakers Crossroads Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, the Rev. James Kennedy of Crossville; daughters, Ellen Straw and Kay Brown (Kenneth) of Crossville; sons, Robert Kennedy (Linda) of Crossville and Mark Kennedy (Diana) of Charlotte, TN; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Esther Jones and Myrtle McGrudger; and brothers, Charlie Hobgood and Paul Hobgood.
Pallbearers were Ray Kiley, Eddie Brown, Jeff Straw, John Straw, Mike Brown and Robert Carr.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
May 6, 1933 — Jan. 23, 2013
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.
Opal Pauline Hassler
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.
Dr. Charles Brookhart
Dr. Charles Edward Brookhart passed away July 21, 2014, in Overland Park, KS. He was 85.
Hester Lucille Campbell, 86, of Crossville, passed away July 20, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center.The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church, with Bro. Joe Campbell and Bro. Stanley Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Burgess Cemetery.
Hugh Hendricks Jr.
Hugh W. Hendricks Jr., 66, of Alpharetta, GA, departed this life at his home July 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services for Burtis Wooton, 80, of Crossville, will be conducted today, July 18, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home.
Jack M. Williams, 83, of Crossville, passed away July 10, 2014, after a long illness.
Mary Van Dorn
Mary Faye Van Dorn, 70, of Grandview, passed away July 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. The family will receive friends today, July 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with the service at noon at the funeral home. Bro. Chip Meadows will officiate and burial will be in Haley's Grove Cemetery in Crab Orchard.
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