Nov. 17, 1924 — Sept. 7, 2006
Frances (Morgan) Burney, 81, of Westland, MI, passed away Sept. 7, 2006. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Arthur Morgan officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Burney was born Nov. 17, 1924, in Clifty, TN, the daughter of Alfred and Ida (Simpson) Morgan.
She was a meat cutter.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Larry Sullivan of Westland, MI; grandson, Lance Sullivan and wife Jackie of Westland, MI; granddaughter, Kelly Fountaine and husband Mike of Hancock, MI; great-grandchildren, Christian and Irelyn Sullivan of Westland, MI, Stephen Pollard, Gregg and Krysta Bykkonenof of Hancock, MI; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Martin Tuck of Akron, OH, Myrna and Robert Barry of Murfreesboro and Dorothy and Willard Rhymer of Conway, SC; brothers and sister-in-law, Bro. Arthur Morgan of Walkerton, NC, Kenneth Morgan of Crossville and Lane and Liz Morgan of Griffin, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Phyllis Mayton; sisters, Gennevia, Lowonna and Pricilla Morgan; and brothers, Winfred, Coleman, Kelyse, Haskill and Lesly Morgan.
Pallbearers were Larry Sullivan, Lance Sullivan, Kenneth Morgan, Spencer Miller, Robert Barry and Charles Tuck.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Nov. 3, 1925 — Sept. 7, 2006
Christine (Griffin) Christopher, 80, of Sparta, passed away Sept. 7, 2006. Funeral services were conducted Sept. 8 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Hank Jones officiating. A graveside service was held Sept. 9 at Crossville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Christopher was born Nov. 3, 1925, in Davidson, TN, the daughter of Robert Lee and Lillie Mae (Hood) Griffin.
She worked many years as a food worker. She was a 50-year member of the Eastern Star and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her daughters, Carolyn Ford and Pat Jared of Sparta; sons, Harold Christopher, Bobby Christopher and Terry Christopher, all of Crossville, and Marvin Christopher of Crab Orchard; sisters, Willadene Bilbrey, Camilla Hedgecoth and Lois Maxwell, all of Crossville; brother, Walter Griffin of Middlesboro, KY; 16 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
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.
Dr. Charles Brookhart
Dr. Charles Edward Brookhart passed away July 21, 2014, in Overland Park, KS. He was 85.
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