March 9, 1919
Funeral services for Lillie Mae Pruitt Hinch were held May 27, 2012, at Claysville Methodist Church. The Rev. Martha Hale officiated. Burial was in Pomona Cemetery.
Mrs. Hinch was born March 9, 1919, in the small mill town of Buffalo, SC. She grew up and was educated in the town of Buffalo and Union, SC. During the closing year of World War II, she enlisted in the army and served at several hospitals, ending her career at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. Lillie May Pruitt was discharged from the Army May 15, 1947.
After her honorable discharge, she moved to Pleasant Hill and worked at Uplands Hospital where she met Dock Hinch Jr. They married in 1948 and lived in Pomona on a dairy farm. They had three children, Cathy, Gordon and Kevin. Lillie worked at Wharton Nursing Home from 1961 to 1999. She attended Claysville Methodist Church. She was a strong Christian woman who was devoted to her family and friends.
She is survived by her children, Cathy Hinch Summers and husband, Phil, Gordon Hinch and wife, Trish, and Kevin Hinch and wife, Judy; grandchildren, Kacey Hinch Street and husband, Nobel, Jamie Hinch Lee and husband, Jason, Brooke Leeton, Shana Elmore and Brandy Robinson; and great-grandchildren, Sadie and Lexie Lee, Max and Jimmie Mae Street, Lillie Ann and Kayle Elmore, Jayden and Isabel.
Pallbearers were Jason Lee, Nobel Street, Paul Whittenburg, Bob Hinch, Bill Hinch and Joe Kilgore.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
March 9, 1919
Carl Nelson Sherrill, 82, of Pikeville, passed away July 24, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Chip Winstead officiated, with burial in Walker Cemetery.
Mary Margaret Ives Haack passed away July 27, 2014 in Crossville. She resided at Fairfield Glade Assisted Living near her daughter. She was 98. Memorial services for Mary will be in Muncie, IN.
Ruby Brown Gibson passed away July 28, 2014.
Robert Eugene "Bobby" Dyer, 56, of Crossville, passed away July 25, 2014.
Harvey Alvis Derrick, 91, of the Grassy Cove community, passed away July 22, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 at Grassy Cove United Methodist Church. The Rev. Martha Hale and the Rev. Monica Mowdy officiated, with burial in Hedgecoth Cemetery.
G.W. Johnson, 76, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center
Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating and burial in Crossville City Cemetery.
Opal Pauline Hassler
Opal Pauline Hassler, 68, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held at chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, 2014, with Bro. Mike Kerley and Bro. Ryan Overfelt officiating and internment in Crossville City Cemetery.
Ruth Vicory Yoakum was born on May 9, 1912, to Wilma Pearl McCreary and Walter Carpenter Yoakum in Leavenworth, KS. She passed away on July 17, 2014, at the Wharton Homes at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill. There will be a service of the worship of God in her memory at the Pleasant Hill Community Church in Pleasant Hill at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.
William “Bill” Fancher Graham, 70, of Crossville, passed away peacefully at home July 19, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with malignant lymphoma. Funeral services were held July 22 at Main St. Church of Christ. Bro. Barry Kennedy and Bro. Larry McDuffee officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Dr. Charles Brookhart
Dr. Charles Edward Brookhart passed away July 21, 2014, in Overland Park, KS. He was 85.
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