Jan. 30, 2013
William Ralph Padgett, 78, went peacefully to be with our Lord Jan. 30, 2013 after a long battle with cancer, with his family by his side. Funeral services were held Feb. 3 at Pine Eden Baptist Church, with Pastors Danny Smith and Ken Clayton officiating. Burial followed in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
In 1957, Ralph married Wanda Jean Brewer. Ralph served a tour of duty in US Army. He returned to Crossville and he and Jean had three children. Jean passed away in 1994. He married Peggy Luanna Key Landers in 1996. Ralph was born into a family of 10 children. His mother, Elizabeth (Bessie) Padgett Parsons, predeceased him, as did all his siblings except one sister, Edith Padgett Jordan (Ed Ryback) of Crossville.
Ralph loved Cumberland County and the people here. Ralph's experience was varied and his impact on the economy of Cumberland County was significant. He and his children and employees have seen success in various businesses, including their current company, Plateau Truck & Tractor, LLC.
Ralph quietly helped numerous individuals in Cumberland County, both on a personal and professional level. He was a modest individual with strong work ethic who believed that honesty should be the cornerstone of any business. He took pride in seeing others succeed and remained silent about any part he may have had in their success.
Ralph served on the advisory board of Regions Bank (and their predecessor banks) for many years. He was a charter member of Pine Eden Baptist Church and was instrumental in constructing the facility in which the church is currently housed.
Ralph is survived by loving wife and caregiver, Peggy Luanna; sons, Steve Padgett and Kevin Padgett (Rhonda); daughter, Amy Padgett; stepson, Chad Landers; stepdaughter, Nicki Landers (Leslie Fish); eight grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 30, 2013
William D. Methvin
Mr. William D. Methvin passed away March 31, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
Dannie Glen Lowe, 61, of Crossville, passed away April 16, 2014 at Cumberland Medical Center. Family will receive friends today, April 18, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with Bro. Bradley Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Rinnie Cemetery.
William Edward Day, 89, of Crab Orchard, passed away April 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 17, with Bro. Bob Hawkins officiating.
Thurman McKinley Mutter, 83, of Crossville, TN passed away on March 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.
Jennie Louise May, 82, of Crossville, passed away April 12, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral serivces will be held Saturday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lanita Monroe officiating. Interment will be in Black Oak Cemetery.
James Lesley England, 92, of Sparta, passed away April 14, 2014, at his residence.
Geraldine Ruth Brown, 87, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014. Funeral services were held April 14 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery. Bro. Steve Watts and Bro. Tim Watts officiated.
Mrs. Robin E. Williams, 47, of the Potters Chapel community, passed away April 10, 2014, in the Fort Sanders Hospital. Funeral services were held April 12, with Bro. Roy Langley officiating.
Margaret Mae Thompson, 55, Crossville, passed away April 7, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home April 11, with Bro. Terry Swaw officiating.
James Lee Curtis Stepp, 59, was born June 8, 1954, in Crossville, to George and Jessie Stepp and passed away April 9, 2014.
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