April 4, 1927—July 26, 2013
Florence "Honey Girl" Ray Parmer, of Anderson, SC, passed away July 26, 2013, at the Rainey Hospice House. A memorial service was held at St. John’s UMC, in the chapel, July 29.
Born April 4, 1927, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late George O. and Florence Reisigl Ray, she is survived by her husband of 69 years, Edward “Pete” Parmer. “Honey Girl” and “Pete” were married in Elizabeth City, NC, during World War II and raised their family in Valley Stream, NY.
In addition to her husband of Anderson, SC, she is also survived by a son, Edward Parmer Jr. and his wife, Mary Jane, of Beavercreek, OH; a daughter, Ruth Ann Kain of Crossville; a daughter, Mary Ellen Parmer Hammond and her husband, Warren Hammond, of Anderson, SC; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Priscilla Partridge of Crossville and Alma Richard of Deland, FL.
The family is at the home of her daughter, Mary Ellen Parmer Hammond at 2612 East North Avenue, Anderson, SC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate (1835 Rogers Rd, Anderson, SC 29621) or the Alzheimer’s Association (www.alz.org).
Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, Downtown Chapel, Anderson, SC is assisting the family with the arrangements.
April 4, 1927—July 26, 2013
David A. Reinke
David A. Reinke, 90, of Crossville, formerly of Oconomowoc, WI, formerly of Milwaukee, WI, passed away July 28, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Billie Ann, in Crossville.
Carl Nelson Sherrill, 82, of Pikeville, passed away July 24, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Chip Winstead officiated, with burial in Walker Cemetery.
Mary Margaret Ives Haack passed away July 27, 2014 in Crossville. She resided at Fairfield Glade Assisted Living near her daughter. She was 98. Memorial services for Mary will be in Muncie, IN.
Ruby Brown Gibson passed away July 28, 2014.
Robert Eugene "Bobby" Dyer, 56, of Crossville, passed away July 25, 2014.
Harvey Alvis Derrick, 91, of the Grassy Cove community, passed away July 22, 2014. Funeral services were held July 26 at Grassy Cove United Methodist Church. The Rev. Martha Hale and the Rev. Monica Mowdy officiated, with burial in Hedgecoth Cemetery.
G.W. Johnson, 76, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center
Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating and burial in Crossville City Cemetery.
Opal Pauline Hassler
Opal Pauline Hassler, 68, of Crossville, passed away July 23, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held at chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home July 26, 2014, with Bro. Mike Kerley and Bro. Ryan Overfelt officiating and internment in Crossville City Cemetery.
Ruth Vicory Yoakum was born on May 9, 1912, to Wilma Pearl McCreary and Walter Carpenter Yoakum in Leavenworth, KS. She passed away on July 17, 2014, at the Wharton Homes at Uplands Village in Pleasant Hill. There will be a service of the worship of God in her memory at the Pleasant Hill Community Church in Pleasant Hill at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.
William “Bill” Fancher Graham, 70, of Crossville, passed away peacefully at home July 19, 2014, after a long and courageous battle with malignant lymphoma. Funeral services were held July 22 at Main St. Church of Christ. Bro. Barry Kennedy and Bro. Larry McDuffee officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
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