Dec. 30, 1924―May 15, 2014
Edwin Kyle Hughes, 89, of Crossville, passed away May 15, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held May 19 at Memorial Baptist Church, with burial to follow at Sand Springs Cemetery in Monterey, TN. The Rev. Randy Tate, Pastor Bill Roberts and Pastor Scott Monday officiated.
He was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Maynardville, TN, the son of James and Ella Turner Hughes. He retired after many years as a sheet metal worker and was also a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, having served during WWII. Mr. Hughes was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and American Legion Post #238.
He is survived by his son, Jim and Vickie Hughes of Galena, OH; daughter, Pat and Randy Tate of Huntington, WV; brother, Noah Hughes of Huntsville, AL; grandchildren, Lori and Scott Wagner of Sunbury, OH, Amy Hughes of Centerbury, OH, Chris Tate of Knoxville, TN, Angie and Marc Snyder of Sunbury, OH and David and Amanda Tate of Flatwoods, KY; and great-grandchildren, Avery and Brayden Wagner of Sunbury, OH, Morgan Tate of Rockmart, GA, Sydnee and Brooklyn Snyder of Sunbury, OH, and Jonathan and Sophie Tate of Flatwoods, KY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Arvella Bradam Hughes, and brothers, James Duwarde and Charles Roy Hughes.
The family extends a very special thanks to the staff at Wharton Nursing Home, who provided loving and compassionate care during his time there.
Serving as pallbearers were Scott Wagner, Lori Wagner, Angie Snyder, Marc Snyder, Chris Tate, David Tate and Amy Hughes.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Dec. 30, 1924―May 15, 2014
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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