March 7, 1928 — June 9, 2013
Juanita Marie Davis, 85, of Crossville, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013. Funeral services were held at Stephen's Gap Church of Christ on Wednesday, June 12, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Thom Hassler officiating. Interment was in Music Cemetery.
Mrs. Davis was born March 7, 1928, in Knox County, TN, the daughter of the late Fred Lee Wilson Sr. and Lucille (Bounds) Wilson. The second of three children, she was known as "sis" to all friends and family.
She moved to Crossville as a teenager. She married John L. Davis on August 3, 1946, in Rossville, GA. She was an avid gardner, both flower and vegetable, taking pride in her flower beds. Her favorite color was blue and favorite flower was dahlias. She loved to raise chickens and kept her children and grandchildren supplied with eggs.
Mrs. Davis was a baker at the Cumberland Mountain State Park for 23 years and retired in 1993. She was a member Steven's Gap Church of Christ.
She is survived by her son, Elmer Davis and wife, Ann, of Crossville; daughters, Penny Smith and Peggy Davis of Crossville; ten grandchildren, Robby Brewer, Mike Brewer, Jeff Brewer, James Wyatt, Mekisha Bolin, Tony Davis, Stormy Davis, Buddy Davis, John Davis and April Castner; and 15 great-grandchildren, Hailey, Dalton, Tanisha, Mackensie, Jasmin, Peyton, Sydney, Kenny, Amy, Allison, Alexis, Kayleigh, Jody, Hallie and Lily.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John L. Davis; daughter, Sherry Marie Davis; brother, Fred Lee Wilson Jr.; and sister, Dorothy Maranville.
Pallbearers were Buddy Davis, John Davis, Robby Brewer, Mike Brewer, Jeff Brewer, Tim Bolin, Dalton Davis and Kenny Brewer.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
March 7, 1928 — June 9, 2013
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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.
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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.
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Levis "Hook" Boston, 88, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 28, 2013, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
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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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