March 21, 1948―July 22, 2013
John “Butch” Pugh, 65, of Crab Orchard, passed away July 22, 2013. Funeral services were held July 25 at Crab Orchard Church of God of Prophecy. Bro. Terry Swaw and Bro. Terry Bear officiated, with burial in Haley’s Grove Cemetery.
He was born March 21, 1948, in Roane County,. He was the son of Chester and Naomi Pugh. He attended Tomlinson College and graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College with a master’s degree in education. He was retired after 30 years from the Cumberland County School System having taught a short time at Woody and the remainder at Pine View. After his retirement from teaching, he opened Pugh’s Florist, serving the county for many years.
He is survived by his mother, Naomi Pugh of Crab Orchard; cousins who were more like a brother and sister, James Richard Garrison of Lenior City and Joyce Elmore of Crab Orchard; nieces and nephews, Mike Elmore, Sonya Thompson and Sandy Holding; great-nieces and great-nephews, Destiney Thompson, Lindsey Thompson, Daniel Holding and Kyle Holding; great-great-niece, Raylee Crabtree; and special friends, Shelia Pugh and Linda Otto, both of Crab Orchard.
He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Pugh.
Pallbearers were Logan Crabtree, Tyler Sherrill, Steve Hyatt, Tony Cox, Kevin Wagner and Chris Lowe.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
March 21, 1948―July 22, 2013
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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