Jan. 18, 2013
Vernon R. DeRossett, 86, of Westel, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Cumberland House Hospice, Crossville. The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Westel Baptist Church, Westel, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Hascue Carter and Rev. Mike Higgins officiating. Interment will follow in Dogwood Cemetery with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.
He was a member of Daysville Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. After retirement, he became a volunteer fireman with the Westel Volunteer Fire Dept. He also did disaster relief work with the Tennessee Baptist Association, Red Cross and Salvation Army.
He was preceded in death 4 months ago by his wife of almost 65 years, Marge DeRossett; parents, Walter Rufus and Mary Leona McKinney DeRossett; sister, Viola Hayes; and brother, Volney DeRossett.
Survivors include his daughters, Susan Williams and husband, Leonard of Harrison, TN, and Nancy Geraci and husband, Frank, of Crossville; sons, Mike DeRossett and wife, Martha, of Dayton, Steve DeRossett and wife, Evelyn, of Daysville, and Andy DeRossett and wife, Denise, of Louisville, TN; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five beautiful, loving sisters; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests donations be made to Cumberland House Hospice, 30 E. Adams St., Crossville, TN 38555.
Condolences can be expressed online at www.evansmortuary.biz
Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 18, 2013
Gwendolyn “Kaye” Sohl, 62, of Nashville, formerly of Crossville, passed away April 18, 2014. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 23, at noon from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery. Bro. Steve Watts and Bro. Tim Watts officiated.
Eva Lee Perry, 89, of Crossville, passed away April 21, 2014, at her home in Crossville. Funeral services will be held today, April 25, at First Baptist Church beginning at 3 p.m., with Pastor Stephen Perry officiating. Interment will be in Lantana Cemetery.
Mrs. Perry was born May 25, 1924, in Crossville, the daughter of John McKinley and Sarah Jane (Delk) Hyder.
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April Marie Parker, 35, of Crossville, passed away at her home April 19, 2014. Funeral service will be today, April 23, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Ralph Reagan officiating. Burial will follow in Woody Cemetery.
Charles M. Lovitt, 77, of Crossville, passed away April 6, 2014, at Kindred Care Rehab in Algood. Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. from the Chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Pastor Robert Krueger will officiate.
David Franklin King, 72, Crossville, passed away on April 18, 2014, at his home. Funeral service will be today, April 22, at 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with Donald Wattenbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Tolletts Chapel Cemetery.
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Dannie Glen Lowe, 61, of Crossville, passed away April 16, 2014 at Cumberland Medical Center. Family will receive friends today, April 18, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., with Bro. Bradley Hatfield officiating. Burial will follow at Rinnie Cemetery.
William Edward Day, 89, of Crab Orchard, passed away April 14, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held April 17, with Bro. Bob Hawkins officiating.
Thurman McKinley Mutter, 83, of Crossville, TN passed away on March 10, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.
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