Sept. 12, 2013
Donald O. Bray, 81, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Sept. 12, 2013, after a brief illness. The family received friends Sept. 14 at Bilbrey Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Sept. 15, with internment in Green Acres Memory Gardens following the service.
Mr. Bray was born in Stow, AR, to the late Andrew and Cassie Bray. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Norman, of Kentucky.
Don served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War on the USS Roosevelt. He drove for several long-haul truck lines for 25 years. Subsequently, he was employed by Delta Airlines in maintenance for 18 years. Don moved to Fairfield Glade in 1993 from California and was a long time golfer with the Mulligans and the NU group.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Bray; four children, Kenneth D. of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Beth Ann Amezaga of Villa Rica, GA, Russell A. (Loudes) of Pembroke Pines, FL, and Michael E.(Karen) of Conyers, GA; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; and four great-nieces and -nephews.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Sept. 12, 2013
Jacqueline Brown Vaden, 80, of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014. Funeral services were held March 4 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. The Rev. Martha Hale officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Julia Pearl Hill, 89, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland House. Family will receive friends Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to noon at Cumberland Fellowship. Funeral service will follow at noon, with Pastor Hank Jones officiating. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Robert Ray Dillon, 93, of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 5, with Pastor Roland Smith and Bro. Billy Kemp officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
John Arthur Price, 86, of Cumberland County, passed away Feb. 9, 2014, in Farmington Hills, MI.
Gracie Bella Lewis, infant daughter of Tim Lewis and Dorieli Kief of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014, at East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville.
Karen Elizabeth Podsiedlik, 58, was born Oct. 3, 1955 to Frederick and Dagmar Arnold in Syracuse, NY. She passed away on Feb. 28, 2014 in Crossville, surrounded by her family and pastor at her bedside. The family will receive friends today, March 4, at First Church of the Nazarene in Crossville from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., with Pastor Greg Keller officiating.
Joyce Eveline (Murray) Northcutt, 72, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Feb. 22, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held March 3 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Dowling officiating. Interment was in the Saint Francis columbarium.
Rev. Joseph T. Nickell
Joseph Travis Nickell, retired Baptist pastor of Maryville, passed away Feb. 26, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85.
Alice Eula Hedgecoth, 89, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 25, 2014, at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Feb. 27, with Bro. Joey Smith and Bro. Billy Smith officiating. Interment was in Hedgecoth Cemetery.
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Philip Miner Deatherage, MD, 93, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 28, 2014. Visitation will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., with funeral services to be held March 7 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Oliver Springs City Cemetery March 7 at 1 p.m. CST.
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