Nov. 4, 1937—Aug. 2, 2012
Nellie Mae (Holtry) Draper, 74, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 2, 2012, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, TN. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Aug. 7, with Pastor Brian Burgess and Pastor Charles Case officiating. Burial will be in Ridge Cemetery in Shippensburg, PA.
She was born Nov. 4, 1937, in Shippensburg, PA, daughter of the late Eber James Holtry Sr. and Pearl Viola (Hollenbaugh) Holtry.
Mrs. Draper was retired from teaching and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Forrest Draper of Crossville; brothers, Eber James Holtry Jr. of Newville, PA, John Holtry of York Haven, PA, Paul Holtry of East Waterford, PA, and Chalres Holtry of Port Royal, PA; sisters, Mary Weigle of Crossville, Laurel Norman, Betsy Graham, both of Newville, PA, and Kathryn Wells of Newburg, PA; and stepchildren, Lloyd Draper of Spring City and Nancy (Draper) Blanchard of Granville, OH.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Noble Shepherd, who had four children.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Nov. 4, 1937—Aug. 2, 2012
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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Mr. William D. Methvin passed away March 31, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
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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