Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

November 14, 2013

Elizabeth Kirby

CROSSVILLE — Dec. 17, 1931—Nov. 8, 2013

Elizabeth Kriby, 81, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at her home. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Nov. 10, with Bro. Jason Lewis officiating. Interment was in Neverfail Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 17, 1931, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Henry Wightman and Anne (Whittenburg) Wightman.

She worked in a garment factory and was a member of the Bon DeCroft Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Blaylock of Sparta; son, Noel Lee Kirby of Glade Creek; and sisters, Judy Dunn and Dorothy Wagner, both of Pleasant Hill. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her father, Henry Wightman; mother, Anne Wightman; brothers, Jerry Wightman, Mike Wightman, Jim Wightman, Amos Wightman, Joe Wightman, Jack Wightman, Bob Wightman, Steve Wightman, Chuck Wightman and Don Wightman; and sons, Allen Kirby, Frank Kirby, Andy Kirby and Jerry Dean Kirby.

Pallbearers were Bobby Kirby, Ray Ball, Daniel Young, Zackary Young, Bradley Emberton and Allen Fraizer.

Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.

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