Dec. 5, 1928—Feb. 20, 2013
Dr. Aaron Grover "Bud” Gray, age 84, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Feb. 20, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. A memorial service will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home in Crossville Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Bill Bateman officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bilbrey Funeral Home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1928, in Kankakee, IL, the son of the late Grover and Lillie (Dahling) Gray.
Mr. Gray was retired from Peoria, IL, School District 150, where he was instrumental in working towards the original public law providing for the education of all disabled individuals. He was a Professor at both Bradley University in Peoria and also at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. He served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and golf.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sarah Evelyn Gray of Fairfield Glade; daughter, Cynthia Gray-Shipman of Powell, TN; sister, Ardis Horner of Kankakee, IL; and six nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Col. Leroy Frazier; sister and brother-in-law, Nelda and Helmuth Schierenbeck; son-in-law, William L.Shipman Jr.; and nephew, Lance Schumaker.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Dec. 5, 1928—Feb. 20, 2013
Jerry Lynn Burgess, 52, of Crossville, passed away March 6, 2014. Funeral services were held March 9 at Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Hale's Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Gary Hargis and Bro. Rudy Oaks officiated.
Thomas Eugene "Buddy" Fish, 70 of Crossville, passed away March 7, 2014. Funeral services were held March 9 at Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Davis Harp officiated. Burial will be in Smith's Chapel Cemetery.
Thelma Hall, 88, of Crossville, passed away March 4, 2014. Funeral services were held March 8 at Hood Funeral Home. Bro. George Wallace officiated with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Mr. Jack R. Hurst, 69 of Crossville, formerly of Harriman, passed away March 11, 2014, at his residence. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Funeral service will be Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at Evans Mortuary, with the Rev. Harold Qualls officiating. Interment will follow at Willard Park in South Harriman.
Roy C. Myers
Roy Carmon Myers, 95, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Eddie Kilgore officiating. Obituary reading was by Bro. Chris Bonts and special speaker was Nathan Parrish. Interment was in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Rita Findley Jones, 65, of Rockwood (Westel Community, Cumberland County), passed away March 5, 2014, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman.
Judith Elizabeth Conger Interval, daughter of David and Edith Conger, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 8, 2014, in Crossville.
Donna Sue Clark
Donna Sue (Brumbalough) Clark, 54, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held March 8 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Harold Cox officiating. Interment was in Martha Washington Cemetery in Clarkrange.
Mattie Mae Barnwell
Mattie Mae Barnwell, 86, of Crossville, went home to be with the Lord March 3, 2014, at Hospice of Cumberland County. Funeral services were held March 6 at Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy, with Bro. Jack Lawson officiating. Interment was in Tollett's Chapel Cemetery.
Lorine Gertrude Barnwell, 86, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland House Hospice in Crossville. Funeral services were held March 7 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Mark Hall officiating. Interment was in Pomona Cemetery.
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