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
John William Irvin, 85, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at Tansi Community Church, with Dr. Paul Dixon officiating. Family will receive friends on Tuesday at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Helen Dellene (Lewis) Meadows, 83, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 4, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating. Interment was in Clifty Cemetery.
Ronald Waldo Evans, "Ron," 79, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John Purdue and the Rev. Jerry Mayo officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from noon to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Carolyn O. Dyer, 62, of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Robert Thomas Thurman, 89, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013.
Barbara J. Polson, 66, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013. Graveside services were held Dec. 3 at Woody Cemetery. Bro. Noel Turner officiated.
Jackson Walker Fitch, 4, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. A graveside was held at McEwen Cemetery in McEwen, TN, Dec. 3, with Bro. Brian Smith officiating. The family received friends Dec. 2 at Bilbrey Funeral Home.
Dion Ault Sr.
Dion G. Ault Sr., 65 of Pikeville passed away Dec. 2, 2013. A celebration of Dion’s life will be held Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Pikeville Funeral Home, with Bro. Milton Kerr and Bro. Doyle Ashburn officiating. Burial will be in the Hamilton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 4-9 p.m. and on Saturday from 11-1 p.m.
Mildred Joe Jones, 74, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at NHC Healthcare Fort Sanders. Funeral services were held Nov. 30 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Danny Wyatt officiating. Burial was in Elmore Cemetery.
Memorial services for John Richard Duffy, 77, of the Cumberland Cove Community of Monterey, will be conducted Thursday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. from the Cumberland Cove Welcome Center. The family will receive friends at the Welcome Center following services Thursday.
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