July 26, 1927 — June 15, 2012
Kenneth Bentley Burnett, 84, of Crossville, passed away June 15, 2012. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 16, from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Jack Chadwell and Bro. Kenneth Chadwell officiated. Graveside committal services were held Sunday, June 17, at Crossville City Cemetery.
He was born July 26, 1927 in Cumberland County, the son of Herman and Fannie Hedgecoth Burnett.
He spent the most of his career with Morgan Manufacturing Company in South Dakota before becoming an entrepreneur. He was very active in the community having served on the board of directors at Cumberland Medical Center and also the board of directors at Highland Federal Savings and Loan. He was an important part of the County Planning Commission, Airport Committee, as well as a member of the Noon Rotary Club, Shriners and, most importantly, the Mitchell Drug Store Liars Club. He was a licensed pilot and loved flying and greatly enjoyed riding motorcycles. He served our country proudly in the United States Navy during WWII and Korea.
He is survived by his wife, Wilma Burnett of Crossville; son, Jeff Burnett of Crossville; daughter, Jan Hixson of Crossville; grandchildren, Chase Burnett, Leslie Burnett and Chris Hixson; great-grandson, Jacob Hixson; and his beloved dog, Yogi.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Turner Burnett; sister, Lenous Wyatt; brothers, Dallas and Joe Burnett; and grandson, Kevin Hixson.
Pallbearers were Dave Simcox, Jay Brown, Oscar Elmore, Clarence Coffey, Scott Shanks and Joe Looney.
Honorary pallbearers were Tom Looney, Bob Mitchell and all of the Mitchell Drug Store's Liars Club.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
July 26, 1927 — June 15, 2012
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.
Dexter Vance Sherrill, 69, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral service was held on April 14, with Pastor Mike Kerley officiating. Burial followed in Linary Cemetery.
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Clarence Carl Neely Sr., 99, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 13 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Vern Daugherty officiating. Interment was in Thomas Springs Cemetery.
Graveside services for T.J. Higgenbotham, 82, of Crosville, will be conducted April 16, 2014, at the Whittaker Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Griner, Elder Larry McDuffee and Jerry Beaty will officiate.
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