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
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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