Dec. 31, 1944—March 18, 2013
Ella Jane Proffitt, 68, of Crossville, passed away March 18, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. The family received friends Thursday, March 21, at Evans Mortuary, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services followed at 8 p.m., with the Rev. Hascue Carter officiating. Interment and burial will be held today, March 22, at 11 a.m. in the Daysville Cemetery in Cumberland County.
Ms. Proffitt was born in Daysville, TN, Dec. 31, 1944, to John Walter and Lue Elcy Price Proffitt. She retired from the city of Crossville in payroll as tax administrator and was a member of Daysville Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Elcy Proffitt; brother, Houston Walter Proffitt; sister, Esther Brown; infant sister; and twin brother and sister.
Survivors include her daughter, Amy Beth Freeman of Crossville; grandchildren, Jacquelyn Elise Freeman and Lauren Elizabeth Freeman; brother, Milburn E. Proffitt and wife, Sandra of Rockwood; sister, Mary Belle Smith and husband, Homer of Rockwood; brother-in-law, Noble Brown of Rockwood; and nieces and nephews, Susan Wells, Nancy Spurling, Paul Proffitt and Sonya Hupko.
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Dec. 31, 1944—March 18, 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.
Graveside funeral services for Lidda Buckner, 82, of Crossville, were held Nov. 30 from the Welch Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Harold Hawkins officiated.
Levis "Hook" Boston, 88, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
He was born April 3, 1925, in Crossville, the son of Hattie Boston.
Ruby Lee (Hedgecoth) Tabor, 70, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 22, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Nov. 26, with Bro. Jerry Brewer officiating. Darryl Smith gave the eulogy and Lynda Carver read a poem, "Angels in the Stars." Randy Tabor sang a song he wrote for Mrs. Tabor. Burial followed in Fredonia Cemetery.
Elene Beam McMillan, 100, Jonesborough, passed away Nov. 26, 2013, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 30, at noon at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home in Jonesborough, with the Rev. Tammy Wright officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, prior to the service. Interment will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
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