Feb. 7, 1931—March 20, 2013
Flora Lee (Newberry) Hoover, 82, of Crossville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on the first day of spring, March 20, 2013. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 23, with Bro. Mike Kerley officiating. Interment was in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
She was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Alpine, TN, the daughter of the late Benjamin C. Newberry and Rebecca (Ledford) Newberry.
Flora loved her family and enjoyed spending as much time with them as she could. She lived in Orlando, FL, from 1960 to 2003, where she was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. After 57 years of traveling and a career in retail, she retired to her hometown of Crossville. She had a deep and abiding faith in God and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Crossville. Flora enjoyed working on her yard and gardens and was proud of her country, flying the American flag daily in her front yard.
She is survived by her daughters, Patti (Bill) Smith of Crossville, Dee Anna (Arthur) Pitts of Murfreesboro and Debbie (Larry) Heckert of Cedar Rapids, IA; brother, Kirby Newberry of Cookeville; sisters, Ann Connor of Ohio and Oleta Cox of Crossville; and special friend, Ralph Cann of Crossville. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by husbands, Arver D. Hoover, Quint LeMonte and Wilhelm Klein; sisters, Peggy Simmons, Josie Williams, Ovaleen Newberry, Evaleen Newberry and Charity Newberry; brothers, Clydes Newberry, Woodrow Newberry, Benny Newberry and Bedford Newberry; and grandson, Bobby Pitts.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Feb. 7, 1931—March 20, 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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