Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN


September 20, 2006

Sept. 13 obituaries

Frances Burney

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.

Christine Christopher

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.

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