Aug. 1, 2013
Tommy G. Tucci Beaty, of Harrison, passed away Thursday, August 1, 2013. He was 77.
A celebration of Tommy’s service was held Aug. 5 at Bayside Baptist Church in Harrison, with Pastor Eric Stitts officiating. Burial followed in Hamilton Memorial Gardens with Jamie Nicholson, Jason Jackson, Ronald Hood, Andy Lyons, Daryl Jordan and Anthony Lemley serving as pallbearers.
Tommy was born on March 12, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY, was raised in Crossville, and was a long-time resident of the Harrison area. He graduated from Crossville High School and the Tennessee State Highway Patrol School. Tommy worked for the state of Tennessee for more than 46 years. He started his career as a park ranger at Cumberland Mountain State Park, was promoted to superintendent of Harrison Bay State Park for the next 30 years, and retired as area manager with the state of Tennessee.
Tommy was a long-time member of Bayside Baptist Church. He was an avid Tennessee Volunteer football fan, where he had the same season seats at Neyland Stadium for 44 years. He also loved the outdoors and his farming and was a member of the Cattleman Association.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Salvatore Tucci and Lola Stamps Tucci Beaty; and his stepfather, Coy Pless Beaty; brother, Coy Beaty Jr.; and a sister, Brenda Favors.
Tommy is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Norma Moore Beaty; children, Carol Beaty, Gary (Brenda) Beaty, Steve Beaty and Curt (Karen) Beaty; grandchildren, Carmen, Gary Tom, Misti, Whitney, Tanner and Jessica Beaty; great-grandchildren, Sophia and Sierra Beaty; sisters, Donna Sue Joyce of Mt. Juliet and Bernice Beaty of Crossville; his special uncle, Andrew Stamps; and many nieces and nephews.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Tommy’s name to Bayside Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society at 6221 Shallowford Road, Suite 102, Chattanooga, TN 37421-1972.
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.
Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.
Aug. 1, 2013
Thurman McKinley Mutter, 83, of Crossville, TN passed away on March 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.
Jennie Louise May, 82, of Crossville, passed away April 12, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral serivces will be held Saturday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Lanita Monroe officiating. Interment will be in Black Oak Cemetery.
James Lesley England, 92, of Sparta, passed away April 14, 2014, at his residence.
Geraldine Ruth Brown, 87, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014. Funeral services were held April 14 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery. Bro. Steve Watts and Bro. Tim Watts officiated.
Mrs. Robin E. Williams, 47, of the Potters Chapel community, passed away April 10, 2014, in the Fort Sanders Hospital. Funeral services were held April 12, with Bro. Roy Langley officiating.
Margaret Mae Thompson, 55, Crossville, passed away April 7, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home April 11, with Bro. Terry Swaw officiating.
James Lee Curtis Stepp, 59, was born June 8, 1954, in Crossville, to George and Jessie Stepp and passed away April 9, 2014.
Dexter Vance Sherrill, 69, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral service was held on April 14, with Pastor Mike Kerley officiating. Burial followed in Linary Cemetery.
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Clarence Carl Neely Sr., 99, of Crossville, passed away April 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 13 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Vern Daugherty officiating. Interment was in Thomas Springs Cemetery.
Graveside services for T.J. Higgenbotham, 82, of Crosville, will be conducted April 16, 2014, at the Whittaker Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Griner, Elder Larry McDuffee and Jerry Beaty will officiate.
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