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
John William Irvin, 85, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be held Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at Tansi Community Church, with Dr. Paul Dixon officiating. Family will receive friends on Tuesday at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Helen Dellene (Lewis) Meadows, 83, of Sparta, passed away Nov. 30, 2013, at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Dec. 4, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating. Interment was in Clifty Cemetery.
Ronald Waldo Evans, "Ron," 79, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 1, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. John Purdue and the Rev. Jerry Mayo officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from noon to 1 p.m., at the funeral home.
Carolyn O. Dyer, 62, of Brentwood, Tennessee, passed away Nov. 30, 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.
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