Jan. 2, 1944—March 20, 2013
Funeral services for Helen Davenport, 69, of Crossville, formerly of Dayton, OH, were conducted March 23 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey. The Rev. Danny Ashburn officiated, with interment following in the Haley's Grove Cemetery in Crab Orchard.
Mrs. Davenport was born Jan. 2, 1944, in Dayton, OH, to Alma Mae Turpin Edwards of Crossville and the late Carl Edwards.
Mrs. Davenport went home to be with Jesus March 20, 2013, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Davenport was a homemaker, a pastor's wife, and a very faithful member of the Cumberland Cove Baptist Church in Monterey.
She is survived by her husband of more than 50 years, Pastor Glen Davenport of Crossville; her mother, Alma Mae Edwards, 99 years old, of Crossville; sons and daughter-in-law, Marty and Tina Davenport and Matthew Davenport, all of Crossville; grandchildren, Katelynn, Karl, Ryan and Grant Davenport, all of Crossville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jane and Joe Reiter of Vandalia, OH, and Barbara and Lowell Davenport of Murfreesboro; brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Joanne Edwards of Vandalia, OH; more than 100 nieces and nephews; and friends galore.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Vicki Trueax; and brothers, Paul, Kenneth, Thomas and Stanley Edwards.
A guest register may be signed at www.gofffuneralhome.com.
Goff Funeral Home in Monterey was in charge of arrangements.
Jan. 2, 1944—March 20, 2013
Jacqueline Brown Vaden, 80, of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014. Funeral services were held March 4 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. The Rev. Martha Hale officiated, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Julia Pearl Hill, 89, of Crossville, passed away March 5, 2014, at Cumberland House. Family will receive friends Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to noon at Cumberland Fellowship. Funeral service will follow at noon, with Pastor Hank Jones officiating. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Robert Ray Dillon, 93, of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 5, with Pastor Roland Smith and Bro. Billy Kemp officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
John Arthur Price, 86, of Cumberland County, passed away Feb. 9, 2014, in Farmington Hills, MI.
Gracie Bella Lewis, infant daughter of Tim Lewis and Dorieli Kief of Crossville, passed away March 1, 2014, at East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville.
Karen Elizabeth Podsiedlik, 58, was born Oct. 3, 1955 to Frederick and Dagmar Arnold in Syracuse, NY. She passed away on Feb. 28, 2014 in Crossville, surrounded by her family and pastor at her bedside. The family will receive friends today, March 4, at First Church of the Nazarene in Crossville from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m., with Pastor Greg Keller officiating.
Joyce Eveline (Murray) Northcutt, 72, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Feb. 22, 2014, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held March 3 at Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Dowling officiating. Interment was in the Saint Francis columbarium.
Rev. Joseph T. Nickell
Joseph Travis Nickell, retired Baptist pastor of Maryville, passed away Feb. 26, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85.
Alice Eula Hedgecoth, 89, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 25, 2014, at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home Feb. 27, with Bro. Joey Smith and Bro. Billy Smith officiating. Interment was in Hedgecoth Cemetery.
Dr. Philip Deatherage
Philip Miner Deatherage, MD, 93, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 28, 2014. Visitation will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home March 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., with funeral services to be held March 7 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Oliver Springs City Cemetery March 7 at 1 p.m. CST.
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