Jan. 29, 1927—Jan. 27, 2013
Mrs. Joyce H. (Smith) Pigg, 85, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 27, 2013. The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home Feb. 8, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. A memorial service will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 4 p.m. Andy Bryson and Hayden Bryson will officiate.
She was born in Woodbury, TN, Jan. 29, 1927. Her parents were the late Henry H. Smith and Margaret Pearl (Reed) Smith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. "Sonny" Pigg; brothers, Hayden Smith and Hobert Smith; sisters, Myra Bryson, Grace Engle and Clima Bryson; and by a nephew, Reed Jones.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Jane and James R. Powers of Crossville; sister-in-law, Lillian "Muddy" Wallace of Hoover, AL; nephews, Andy and Patricia Bryson and Hayden Bryson, both of Woodbury; nieces, Susan and Charles Sain of Bradyville, Nancy Griner of Hoover, AL, and Sally Smith of River View, FL; her nephew Reed's widow, Jo Jones of Woodbury; great-nephews, Andy and Katrina Bryson of Murfreesboro, Robert and Amy Sain of Murfreesboro; and several great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Mrs. Pigg was a Protestant. She was a newspaper publisher and became the first female member of the Tennessee Press Association. She was a philanthropist supporting numerous non-profit organizations and individuals in need.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County, 30 E. Adams St. Crossville, TN 38555, Art Circle Public Library Foundation, 3 East St. Crossville, TN 38555 or the Wharton Nursing Home, 878 W. Main, Pleasant Hill, TN 38578.
Smith Funeral Home, www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net, is in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 29, 1927—Jan. 27, 2013
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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