April 9, 1914—Jan. 27, 2013
Phyllis Michaux Dickinson, 98, of Pleasant Hill, passed away Jan. 27, 2013. A celebration of life was held Feb. 1 at Pleasant Hill Community Church in Pleasant HIll. The Rev. Tom Warren and family members conducted the service. Burial was in Uplands Village Memorial Gardens.
Phyllis was born April 9, 1914, in Dedham, MA. Phyllis and her husband, Dr. William F. Michaux, DDS, were married in the Alice Millar Chapel on Northwestern University's campus in 1937, then moved to Bryon, IL, where Dr. Michaux set up his practice. Phyllis was a graduate of Northern Illinois State Teachers College. They were members of the First Congregational Church of Bryon, IL, and the First Congregational Church of Orange City, United Church of Christ. Phyllis was a member of Eastern Star, a leader in the Girl Scouts, played the flute in the Bryon Ensemble, was principle flutist in the Rockford Symphony, part-time librarian for the Bryon, IL, and Orange City, FL, libraries, a participant in the Uplands Under Shepherd Ministry, and mother to four children. Dr. Michaux passed away in 1995 in Orange City, FL. In 1996, Phyllis moved to Uplands Retirement Community in Pleasant HIll where she later marred the Rev. Leon Dickinson. The Rev. Dickinson passed away in 2000.
Those left to carry her legacy of love and giving are Ann Michaux Kehler, daughter, and husband, Larry, of St. Louis, MO, William Francis Michaux III, son, of Byron, IL, Merri Strong Bentsen, daughter, and husband, Robert, of Rawlins, WY, the Rev. Daniel Farrar Michaux, son, and wife, Trudi, of Orange City, FL, Thomas C. Brown, deceased, stepson, Marian K. Anderson, stepdaughter, of Lunenburg, MA, and John Edward Dickinson, stepson, of Tequesta, FL. Phyllis is survived by 23 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
The family requests donations be made to Uplands Village, Inc. or Pleasant Hill Community United Church of Christ.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
April 9, 1914—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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