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
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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