March 27, 1941—Dec. 7, 2012
Jimmy Dale Hoover, 71, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 7, 2012, at his home. Funeral services were held at the Memorial Baptist Church with burial at Cold Springs Cemetery. Officiating was Jim's nephew, Pastor Michael McCoy, assisted by Pastor Scott Monday and Pastor Emeritus Bill Roberts.
He was born March 27, 1941, in Roane County, and grew up in Clarkrange. Jimmy was the eldest son born to Haskel and Rissie Adkins Hoover of Clarkrange. His professional years included supervisor of medical laboratory, hospital administrator, primary care clinic coordinator, medical supply and pharmaceutical representative for Parks Medical and McKesson Pharmaceutical.
Jimmy Hoover was a member of Memorial Baptist Church and Middle Men Sunday school class.
He loved all sports, fishing and especially hunting with his famous Original Mountain Cur dogs. He was a charter member of the Original Mt. Cur Breeders Association and served as president and board member. He was a sports writer for the national magazine Full Cry. He enjoyed entertaining and had the privilege of having frequent visits from friends across the United States.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Helen Ledbetter Hoover of Crossville; son, Dr. Gregory Hoover and wife, Jill, of Knoxville; precious grandchildren, Colby, Joshua, Noah and Megan Hoover; brother, Randy Hoover and wife, Kathy, of Crossville; sister-in-law, Patty Hoover of Clarkrange; brothers-in-law, Jesse Ledbetter and Julian Ledbetter and wife, Maxine, of Crossville; sister-in-law, Joyce Ledbetter Phipps and husband, Earl, of Nashville; sisters-in-law, Vivian and Fay Ledbetter of Crossville; brother-in-law, Dean McCoy and wife, Mary, of Clarkrange; and a host of loved nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents Haskel and Rissie Adkins Hoover; brother, Roger Hoover; infant sister, Carolyn, and infant brother, Jerry Hoover; sister-in-law, Carolyn Ledbetter Lowhorn and husband, Jimmy; brother-in-law, Lyle Ledbetter and sister-in-law Louise Ledbetter McCoy.
Pallbearers were grandsons, Colby, Joshua and Noah Hoover; brother, Randy Hoover; and nephews, Marty Hoover and Vince Lowhorn. Honorary pallbearers were brothers-in-law, Julian Ledbetter, Jesse Ledbetter and Earl Phipps.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
March 27, 1941—Dec. 7, 2012
William C. "Bill" West, 86, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 1, 2013. Funeral services were held Dec. 4 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Mike Kerley officiated, with special music by Jessi West.
Roy Kilby Sr.
Roy Lee Kilby Sr., 72, of Crab Orchard, passed away Nov. 29, 2013. Funeral services were held Dec. 1, 2013, from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Jeff Slaton officiating.
Christopher Lynn Dishman
Dear, beloved son, brother, uncle, father and friend Christopher Lynn Dishman was born Sept. 21, 1970, in Muncie, IN, to Steve and Janet Dishman. The Lord and Savior took him Dec. 8, 2013. Family will receive friends today, Dec. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Thursday 1 p.m. with Bro. Donnie Bell officiating. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Joyce Burgess Croft
Joyce Burgess Croft, 70, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 5, 2013. Funeral services were held Dec. 8 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Pastor Steven Pickard officiated, with burial in the Allen Springs Cemetery.
Camille Barnwell Combs, 48, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 4, 2013. Funeral services were held Dec. 7 at Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy. Bro. Jack Lawson officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
A memorial service was held Dec. 6 at Trinity Tabernacle for Billy Kay Jones, who passed away at home Nov. 29, 2013, at the age of 58.
John William "Bill" Irvin, 85, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held today, 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.
Roger Morris Goss, 65, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, at Renaissance Terrace in Harriman. Funeral services were held Dec. 5 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Jonathan Loveday officiating. Interment was in Price Cemetery.
Mrs. Louise Sherrill Evans, 89, of Rockwood, passed away Dec. 4, 2013, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman. Funeral services were held Dec. 6, with the Rev. Jimmy Turner and Bro. Dudley Evans officiating. Interment and burial was held Dec. 7, in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood.
Florine Cole, 71, was born Dec. 31, 1941, to Ambrose and Emma Cole in Rockwood and passed away Dec. 6, 2013, in Crossville. Funeral service was held Dec. 9 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Charles Snodgrass officiating. Burial will be in Green Acres Memorial Gardens.
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