Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


April 1, 2014

John Lewthwaite

CROSSVILLE — Nov. 27, 1934—March 30, 2014

John A. (Jack) Lewthwaite, 79, of Crossville, passed away March 30, 2014, at his home. The family received friends Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral service will be today at 1 p.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church, with Mike McCoy officiating. Burial will follow in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

John was born Nov. 27, 1934, in Port Huron, MI, to James and Alice Doan Lewthwaite. He enjoyed woodworking, helping with church construction and projects. John enjoyed taking God’s gifts and helping others. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his great-grandchildren.

John is survived by wife, Earlene Bowman Lewthwaite; stepsons, Robert Pugh (Rosie) and Bruce Pugh; stepdaughter, Nadene Golliher (Dennis); grandchildren, Monte Garrett (Michelle), Eric Garrett (Tonya), Jeremy Garrett (Rachel), Travis Pugh (Misty), Jason Pugh (Betsy), Lance Criswell (Natalie), Tammy Begley Jerry Hendrixson; great-grandchildren, Brandon Garrett, Hunter Garrett, Chase Hill, Case Hill, Caleb Hill, Caigan Hill, Kelvin Pugh, Mason Pugh, Gabe Garrett, Michael Melton, Kelsey Garrett, Leara Garrett, Kailey Pugh and Leslie Garrett; and great-great-grandchild, Carson Pugh.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Alice Doan Lewthwaite; first wife, Etta Lewthwaite; daughter-in-law, Gail Pugh; brothers, William, Gerald, James, Bob and Tom Lewthwaite.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.

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