SEDRIC S. JONES JR.

Funeral services for Sedric S. Jones Jr., 81, of Rockwood Health Care Center, formerly of Crossville, who passed away June 21, 1998 in Roane Medical Center in Harriman, will be held Wednesday, June 24 at 1 p.m. (EDT) from the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Burial will be in Roane Memorial Gardens, with full military honors by the Roane County Volunteer Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 (EDT) tonight, June 23, at the funeral home.

Mr. Jones was a retired machine operator with General Motors Corp. in Cleveland, OH, where he worked for 19 years. He was a member of the United Auto Workers in Cleveland, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and attended the Pentecostal Church in Crossville.

Survivors include his wife, Mary L. Jones of Rockwood; daughters, Margret Cyrus of Sperry, OK, Bessy Justice of Crossville, and Virginia Ruth Nelson of LaFollette; sons, Sedric Jones Jr. of Rockwood and Robert Jones of Crossville; 30 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 35 great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve and Callie Tharpe Jones, and daughter, Marcella Murphy.

The Rev. Norman Mullins will officiate.

Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is in charge of arrangements.

SHELBY FRANCIS LEWIS

Funeral services for Shelby Francis Lewis, age 2 months, of Old Ridge Road, Sparta, who passed away June 21, 1998, are scheduled for today, June 23, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Eastland Cemetery in White County.

She was born April 14, 1998, in Knoxville, the daughter of Carson Lewis Jr. and Cristy Rector Lewis of Sparta.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother, Joshua Lewis of Sparta; sisters, Chelsea and Lindsey Lewis, both of Sparta; and grandparents, Mary and Donnie Rector and Robin and Carson Lewis Sr.

Bro. Alton Reed will officiate.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home will officiate.

LELON PHILLIP LOOPER

Funeral services for Lelon Phillip Looper, 82, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away June 12, 1998, were held June 16 from Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Russellville, AR, with burial in Oakland Cemetery in Russellville.

He was born June 15, 1915 in Yale County, AR, the son of James Looper and Merle Phillips Looper.

Mr. Looper was a retired minister of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Bethel College and Seminery, he served churches in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. He was executive secretary of Cumberland Presbyterian's board of finance from 1946-51.

Survivors include his wife, Dana Rackley Looper of Fairfield Glade; son, Joe L. Looper of Smithville, TN; daughter, Linda Prosak of Raytown, MO; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Evelyn Buck of Memphis.

He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Ray Looper.

The Revs. E.H. Denham, Clinton Black and Bonner Teeter officated.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crossville chapter of the American Heart Association. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

BARBARA NELL THOMPSON

Funeral services for Barbara Nell Thompson, 67, of Cookeville, who passed away June 20, 1998, in University of Tennessee Medical Center, are scheduled for today, June 23 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home in Cookeville, with burial in Green Hills Cemetery in Overton County.

She was born Aug. 20, 1930 in Overton County, the daughter of Ray White and Lassie Vaughn White. Mrs. Thompson was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Paul Thompson of Cookeville; daughters, Meredith Deverenu of Knoxville and Anita Brown of Hendersonville, TN; brother, Tony White of Cookeville; sisters, June Speck of Livingston, TN and Joan Beaty of Crossville; and grandchildren, Catherine Laney Thompson and Zachery Tyler Thompson, both of Cookeville.

The Rev. Roy West will officiate.

Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home of Cookeville is in charge of arrangements.

DANIEL ROBERT "RED" WEYROUGH

Funeral services for Daniel Robert "Red" Weyrough, 20, of Southwood Drive, Crossville, who passed away June 20, 1998 in Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, were held June 22 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Mayland Cemetery.

He was born Jan. 31, 1978 in Denver, CO.

Mr. Weyrough was a construction worker.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Karen Halbert Griffin and Ron Griffin, both of Crossville; stepsisters, Cyndi Goins and Pam Griffin, both of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; grandmother, Lucille Halbert of St. Peter, MN; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bill Halbert.

Pallbearers were Tony Whittenburg, Jerry Whittenburg, Mike Dickenson, Luke Turner, Will Gunner and Chris Montgomery.

The Rev. David Mahan officiated.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MYRTLE GUNTER

Funeral services for Myrtle Gunter, 80, of Bat Town Road, who passed away June 20, 1998, were held June 23 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Bat Town Cemetery.

She was born May 6, 1918 in Morgan County, TN, the daughter of John and Bessie Burnett Hall. Mrs. Gunter was a homemaker and a member of Crab Orchard Church of God.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Rex Campbell of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Ed and Barbara Gunter and George and Deborah Gunter, all of Crab Orchard, Dee and Marcella Gunter of Goodlettsville, and William Allen and Wilene Gunter of White House, TN; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Gunter of Crab Orchard; 25 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; brothers, John Henry Hall of Crossville and Luther and Jesse Hall, both of Dayton, OH.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Gunter; daughters, Edna Peters and Marie Gunter; and sons, G.W. and Roy Gunter.

Pallbearers were Danny Gunter, Paul Leopold and her sons, Richard Ed, Dee, William Allen and George Gunter.

Bro. Carl Hamilton officiated, with special music by Sandra Sherrill and Marcella Gunter.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

TERESA JOLENE O'DELL

Funeral services for Teresa Jolene O'Dell, 37, of Turner Road, Crossville, who passed away June 20, 1998, were held June 23 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery.

She was born Sept. 25, 1960 in Lakewood, OH, the daughter of James Calvin and Margaret Newberry Dick.

Mrs. O'Dell was a housekeeper at Heritage Inn and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her mother, Margaret McCauley of Crossville; sons, Keith, Eddie and Jackie Whitt, all of Crossville; daughter, Shannon Beckman of Lakewood, OH; sisters, Janice Pelfrey, Joyce Loder, and Barbara Service, all of Crossville; and brothers, Calvin Dick of North Ridgeville, OH, and Jackie, Ricky and James Dick, all of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Calvin Dick; brother, Larry Phillips; and sister, Jean Ann Marhefka. Pallbearers were

James Lane, Page Curtis, Ray Wood, Chad Loder, Ryan Dick and Brian Dick. Bro. Mike Kerley officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

HAROLD WILLIAM HEDGECOTH

Funeral services for Harold William Hedgecoth, 81, of Indianapolis, IN, who passed away May 24, 1998, was held May 28 from Conkle Funeral Home in Indianapolis, with entombment in Lincoln Memorial Garden. He was born Feb. 24, 1917 in the Hebbertsburg community of Cumberland County, the son of Clinton William Hedgecoth and Martha Jane Brown Hedgecoth.

Mr. Hedgecoth was a maintenance worker for Wishard Memorial Hospital for 20 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Moose Lodge No. 500.

Survivors include his children, Leonard Van Hedgecoth of Temple, TX, Darrell Lee Hedgecoth of Eminence, IN, Carla Jane Keen of Monrovia, IN, Marla Jean Hedgecoth of Clermont, IN and Darla Marie Kernel of Martinsville, IN; sisters, Bernice Price of Kingston, TN, and Edna Hamby of Crossville; and brother, Berlin Hedgecoth of Monterey, TN; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul and Kenneth Hedgecoth; and sisters, Nola Hamby and Wilma Jean Hedgecoth.

The Rev. Tim Bolin officiated.

Conkle Funeral Home of Indianapolis, IN, was in charge of arrangements.

LELON PHILLIP LOOPER

Funeral services for Lelon Phillip Looper, 82, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away June 12, 1998, were held June 16 from Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Russellville, AR, with burial in Oakland Cemetery in Russellville.

He was born June 15, 1915 in Yale County, AR, the son of James Looper and Merle Phillips Looper.

Mr. Looper was a retired minister of Cumberland Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Bethel College and Seminery, he served churches in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. He was executive secretary of Cumberland Presbyterian's board of finance from 1946 to 1951.

Survivors include his wife, Dana Rackley Looper of Fairfield Glade; son, Joe L. Looper of Smithville, TN; sister, Evelyn Buck of Memphis, TN; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Phillip Ray Looper.

The Revs. E.H. Denham, Clinton Black and Bonner Teeter officated.

Memorial donations may be made to the Crossville chapter of the American Heart Association.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

RICHARD CARL SCOTT

Funeral services for Richard Carl Scott, 73, of Crossville, who passed away June 12, 1998, were held June 14 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 17, 1924 in Harriman, TN, the son of Ernest George Scott and Cora Marie Hartman Scott.

Mr. Scott was a retired truck driver for a bakery company, and he was a member of American Legion Post No. 163.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Scott of Crossville; daughter, Joan Dale Scott Tew; grandchildren, Lisa Green of Pleasant Hill and Cynthia Lombardo of Harriman; great-grandchildren, Tiffany Dannel of Harriman, and Ashly Green and Adam Green, both of Pleasant Hill; stepgreat-grandchildren, Dakota Lombardo and Samantha Lombardo, both of Harriman; and many nieces and nephews.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GLADYS LUCILLE SHAFFER

Funeral services for Gladys Lucille Shaffer, 78, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away June 12, 1998, were held June 17 from the First Baptist Church in Parksburg, WV, with burial in Sunset Memory Gardens.

She was born Oct. 26, 1919 in Perry County, OH, the daughter of Benjamin and Sarah Tucker Cornell.

Mrs. Shaffer was a retired employee in the payroll department of Storck Baking Company. She attended Fairfield Glade Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, William Shaffer; sons, John C. Simpson of Springfield, IL, and Marc Simpson of Knoxville; brother, Frank Cornell of Elyria, OH; sisters, Ada Smith of Akron, OH and Freda Wilson of Orlando, FL; and nine grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

LUCY HENDLEY TURNER

Funeral services for Lucy Hendley Turner, 83, of Ryan Road, Crossville, who passed away June 11, 1998, were held June 13 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. She was born Nov. 17, 1914 in Jefferson City, TN, the daughter of Waylon and Stella VanDyke Painter. Mrs. Turner was a factory worker, and she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her sons, Frank Hendley of Crossville and Edward Hendley of St. Petersburg, FL; daughter, Lola Bowman of Crossville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Leona Robbins of Crossville; and brother, Edgar Painter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Clyde Hendley; and brothers, Earl and Dana Painter.

Pallbearers were Gary Bowman, Ray Bowman, Tim Painter, Lyle Campbell, Jerry Brewer and Roger Parsons.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated, with special music by James and Patricia Geer.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The preceding obituary is reprinted because of incorrect information previously submitted by the funeral home.

JAMES WHITSON SR.

Funeral services for James Whitson Sr., 73, who passed away June 10, 1998, were held June 13 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Aircraft from the Crossville Memorial Airport flew over the cemetery in tribute to Mr. Whitson.

He was born March 22, 1925 in Sumner County, the son of E.B. and Lillian Atwood Whitson.

Mr. Whitson was the manager of Crossville Memorial Airport, and he was a member of Homestead Church of Christ. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Shelby Jean Seals Whitson of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry Whitson and Peggy Simpson and Dennis R. and Sandy Whitson, all of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, Latricia and Mark Bradshaw of Crossville; daughter-in-law, Joyce Whitson of Crossville; stepdaughters, Kimberly Ellis and Robin Myers of Crossville; brother, Edd Whitson of Crossville, Leroy and Bob Whitson, both of Nashville, and John Whitson of Gainesboro, TN; sisters, Elsie Carter of Ashland City, TN, and Ivy Barnes of Whitehouse, TN; and many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, James Whit Whitson Jr.; parents, E.B. and Lillian Whitson; and wife, Emma Jean Whitson.

Pallbearers were Roger Phillips, John Dooley, Chris Seals, Kenneth Burnett, John Donnelly and David Randolph.

Bro. Noble Wright officiated, with special rememberances by wife, Shelby Jean Whitson, and special friend, Bill Jones.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

THELMA JEAN CAMPBELL

Funeral services for Thelma Jean Campbell, 69, of Bilbrey Street, Crossville, who passed away June 9, 1998, were held June 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Thomas Springs Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 24, 1928 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Joe and Theadora Vickery Wilson. Mrs. Campbell was a day care center worker, and she was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Clifford and Anita Campbell of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Garry Floyd of Crossville; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister, Lilly Harrison of Crossville and Dorothy McNeil of Ohio; and brothers, Reid Wilson and Herbert Wilson, both of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rooster Campbell; grandson, Scott R. Campbell; brothers, Clay, Ray, Clyde and Elmo Wilson; and sisters, Althea Hamby and Mary Lou Wilson.

Pallbearers were Rick Campbell, Glenn Worthington, Floyd Stone, John Hamby, Vernon K. Barnett and Aaron Johnson.

Bro. Phil Jenkins officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DAVID LLOYD CASTNER

David Lloyd Castner, 57, of Will Drive, Crossville, passed away June 9, 1998. Burial was in Oak Wood Cemetery in Red Wing, MN.

He was born Aug. 12, 1940 in Lake City, MN, the son of Lloyd and Mildred Kaursen Castner. Mr. Castner was a postal worker, and he was of the Lutheran faith.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline Winberg Castner of Crossville; sons, Mark Castner of Rosemont, MN, and John Castner of Red Wing, MN; four grandchildren; and mother, Mildred Castner of Red Wing, MN. He preceded in death by his sons, Don and Dan Castner.

MONEDITH FARMER

Funeral services for Monedith Eveline Farmer, 89, of Crossville, who passed away June 8, 1998, were held June 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 25, 1909 in Greenway, AR, the daughter of John Henry Davis and Lueada Smith Davis. Mrs. Farmer was a clerk at Hill's Department Store, and she was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Judith Ann and Donald Gingerich of Crossville; grandchildren, Millisa and Sherri Gingerich, both of Crossville; brothers, Charles Davis of Poplar Bluff, MO, and John O. Davis of Crossville; sisters, Mabel Cossey of Rector, AR, and Vonda Lee Hinkle of Piggot, AR; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bethel W. Farmer.

Pallbearers were J.T. Webb, Ross Snodderly, Tom Gingerich, Les Hill, Brock Hill, Sam Hassler and Ammie Powers.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated, with special music by Bob Spears and Susan Keeler.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LOELLA HAMBY

Funeral services for Loella Hamby, 71, of Lantana Road, Crossville, who passed away June 5, 1998, were held June 6, from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with graveside services at Davis Cemetery on June 7.

She was born Oct. 18, 1926 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Luther and Hazel Blaylock Wyatt. Mrs. Hamby was a factory worker.

Survivors include her husband, Lester Hamby of Crossville; daughter, Terry Stone of Crossville; son, Phillip Hughes of Crossville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Blanche Wyatt of Crossville; and brothers, Milo, Hershell, Marshall and Thomas Wyatt, all of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Wyatt.

Pallbearers were Shane Dick, Ryan Dick, Dana Hughes, Richard Obitts, Rodney Wellman and B.J. Dick. Bro. Veral VanWinkle officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangments.

The preceding obituary is reprinted because of incorrect information previously submitted .

NORMAN LEE McCORMICK

Funeral services for Norman Lee McCormick, 83, of Cookeville, who passed away June 14, 1998, will be held today, June 16, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home in Cookeville, with burial in Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

He was born July 15, 1914 in Putnam County, the son of James T. and Lillie Roberson McCormick.

Mr. McCormick served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, under commanding officer Hugh Childress in the 1378th unit; he was a foreman supply officer, with duties including delivering supplies onto aircraft. He was retired from General Motors Corp. of Ohio, and he was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cookeville.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret McCormick of Cookeville; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Gail and Roger Hyder of Crossville; stepson and daughter-in-law, Mark and Connie Lemmons, both of Sparta; four stepgranddaughters; two stepgreat-grandsons; brothers, Robert and Buster McCormick; sisters, Mary Farris, Mona Daily, George Ann Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation was scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Farris, Rick Dial, Vince Dial, Danny McCormick, Gary Hensley and Ronnie Stout.

Dr. Charles McCaskey will officiate.

Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home, Cookeville, is in charge of the arrangements.

VERA MAE MONDAY

Funeral services for Vera Mae Monday, 67, of Crab Orchard, who passed away June 9, 1998, were held June 12 from Crab Orchard Church of God of Prophecy, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery.

She was born May 11, 1931, in Crab Orchard, the daughter of Wilburn Bruce Thompson and Hettie Hill Thompson.

Mrs. Monday was a homemaker, and she was a member of Crab Orchard Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband, Glen Monday of Crab Orchard; sons, Marvin Monday and Sam Monday, both of Crab Orchard; daughter, Janice Norris of Crab Orchard; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Rozelle Green and Beatrice Cathey, both of Crab Orchard; and brothers, Charles Thompson and Lowell Thompson, both of Crossville, and J.D. Thompson, Delano Thompson and Denver Thompson, all of Crab Orchard.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dreama Monday.

Pallbearers were Paul Thompson, Danny Thompson, Tom Thompson, Gary Thompson, Lamarr Green and Milton Gordon.

Bro. Billy Benson officiated, with special music by Terry Bear and John Pugh.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT "BOB" KELLY RANDOLPH

Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Kelly Randolph, 81, of Fredonia Road, Crossville, who passed away June 12, 1998, were held June 15 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

He was born April 27, 1917 in Davidson, TN, the son of Fred Randolph and Alzora Phillips Randolph. Mr. Randolph was a coal miner and factory worker, and he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Mozella Stevens Randolph of Crossville; son, James Kenny Randolph of Crossville; sister, Willie Bell Snyder of Crossville; granddaughter, Carol Randolph of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Alzora Randolph; brothers, Jim, El, Hershel and Carl Randolph; and sisters, Effie Mae Foutz and Geneva Robertson.

Pallbearers were Bobby G. Randolph, Bobby E. Randolph, Jerry Randolph, Bill Randolph, Ronnie Thompson, Billy Roy Randolph and Bobby Robertson.

Honorary pallbearers were Joe Conley, Bennie Ward, Joe Goodwin, Greg Goodwin, Jackie Stevens and Gordon VanHoy.

The Rev. Jerry Smith officiated.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LUCY HENLEY TURNER

Funeral services for Lucy Henley Turner, 83, of Ryan Road, Crossville, who passed away June 11, 1998, were held June 13 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 17, 1914 in Jefferson City, TN, the daughter of Waylon and Stella VanDyke Painter. Mrs. Turner was a factory worker, and she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her sons, Frank Henley of Crossville and Edward Henley of St. Petersburg, FL; daughter, Lola Bowman of Crossville; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Leona Robbins of Crossville; and brother, Edgar Painter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Clyde Henley; and brothers, Earl and Dana Painter. Pallbearers were Gary Bowman, Ray Bowman, Tim Painter, Lyle Campbell, Jerry Brewer and Roger Parsons.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated, with special music by James and Patricia Geer.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

FLOYD STANTON VITATOE

Funeral services for Floyd Stanton Vitatoe, 88, of Rockwood, who passed away June 8, 1998, were held June 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Mt. Zion Cemetery.

He was born Dec. 31, 1909 in Cumberland County, the son of Travis and Rosa Steelman Vitatoe.

Mr. Vitatoe was a welder for Chrysler Corporation, and he was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his daughter, Carolyn Powell of Springfield, MO; son, Jerry Vitatoe of Calhoun, GA; five grandchildren; sister, Mae Lemons of Pleasant Hill; and brother, J.B. Vitatoe of Rockwood.

Bro. B.J. Brown officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELIZA ETTA WATSON

Funeral services for Eliza Etta Watson, 83, of Clear Creek Road, Crossville, who passed away June 9, 1998, were held June 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Hedgecoth Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 5, 1915 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Lawson and Harriett VanWinkle Hedgecoth.

Mrs. Watson was a housewife, and she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her son, Paul Watson of Crossville; daughters, Willene Hamby, Pat Beaty and Brenda Houston, all of Crossville; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Beecher "Bud" Hedgecoth of Crossville; sister, Marie Kelso of Crossville; and special friend, Ruby Sims of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Watson; daughter, Linda Watson; brothers, Leonard, Richard, Leslie and Herbert Hedgecoth; and sisters, Nellie Brady, Daisy Derrick, Martie Norris, Ollie Woody and Edna Hedgecoth.

Pallbearers were Billy Houston, Ronnie Hamby, Steve Hamby, Jonathan Beaty, Dale Watson, Hugh Goss, Tommy Beaty and Nathaniel Beaty.

Bro. Blaine Hedgecoth officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangments.

LILLIS JANE HOPPER

Funeral services for Lillis Jane Hopper, 78, of Crossville, who passed away June 5, 1998, were held June 7 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

She was born May 26, 1920 in Claiborne County, TN, the daughter of Mannie and Myrtle Housley England. Mrs. Hopper was a homemaker.

Survivors include her sons, Billy Hopper of Crossville; daughters, Mertie Rector and Bobbie Carter, both of Crossville; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, John England of New Tazewell, TN, Jim England and O.D. England, both of LaFollette, TN, and Clifton England of Sharps Chapel, TN; and sister, Lillian Tolliver of Speedwell, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruble Hopper; son, Donald Hopper; and brothers, Joe and J. Will England.

Pallbearers were Bill Hopper, Wally Hopper, Freddie Rector and Terry Carter.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiate.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ROBERT CARL EWING

A memorial service for Robert Carl Ewing, 75, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away June 7, 1998 in Kissimee, FL, will be held June 13 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home.

He was born Aug. 28, 1922 in Mitchell, NE, the son of Carl and Mamie Lukens Ewing.

Mr. Ewing was a computer analyst for the U.S. government, and he was a member of the BPO Elks Lodge in Mitchell, NE. He lived in the Washington, DC, area for 16 years before moving to Fairfield Glade in 1992. Survivors include his wife, Genie J. Ewing of Fairfield Glade; daughter, Sheila Reyes of Palmdale, CA; stepdaughter, Vicki Johannes of Boca Raton, FL; brother, Lewis Homer Ewing of Mitchell, NE; and five grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

LOELLA HAMBY

Funeral services for Loella Hamby, 71, of Lantana Road, Crossville, who passed away June 5, 1998, were held June 6 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home. Graveside services were conducted June 7 at Davis Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 18, 1926 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Luther and Hazel Blaylock Wyatt. Mrs. Hamby was a factory worker.

Survivors include her husband, Lester Hamby of Crossville; daughter, Terry Stone of Crossville; son, Phillip Hughes of Crossville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Blanche Wyatt of Crossville; and brothers, Milo, Hershell, Marshall and Thomas Wyatt, all of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Wyatt.

Pallbearers were Shane Deck, Bryan Deck, D. Hughes, Richard Obitts, Rodney Wellman and B.J. Deck. Bro. Veral VanWinkle officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ODELL HUDDLESTON

Funeral services for Odell Huddleston, 80, of Cookeville, who passed away June 7, 1998 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, were held today, June 10 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Cookeville, with burial in the Crest Lawn Cemetery.

He was born May 12, 1918, in Putnam County, TN, the son of Lee and Opher Bullock Huddleston.

Mr. Huddleston was employed with the Tennessee Department of Safety from 1941-72 and served as vice mayor of Cookeville from 1973-76. He was an executive director of Cookeville Housing Authority from 1976-85. Mr. Huddleston was a Shriner and a member of the Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge. Other memberships include the Tennessee Association of Housing and Redeveloping Authority, the Backsliders and Senior Neighbors at First United Methodist Church, the Cordell Hull Fraternal Order of Police, the Tennessee Highway Patrol of Retired Officers and Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers' Association.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Kathryn Warren Huddleston; sons and daughters-in-law, Warren and Debbie Huddleston of Crossville, and Darryl and Janette Huddleston of Cookeville; granddaughters, Amber and Kristin Huddleston; stepgranddaughter, Maria Claborn; and sister, Rozelle Nash of Cookeville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Opher Bullock; and a brother, Dave T. Huddleston. Pallbearers were Earl Nichols, Jim Prince, J.D. Ellis, Robert Irvine, W.R. Whitaker, Glenn Ramsay, Cameron Hess, Gaylon Gentry, Wallace Prescott, Mike Patterson, R.L. Highers and Tom Moore.

Honorary pallbearers were active and retired law enforcement personnel, Fraternal Order of Police, Backsliders and Senior Neighbors of First United Methodist Church, and directors and personnel of Cookeville Housing Authority.

Memorial contributions can be made to the National Kidney Foundation or the memorial fund established at First United Methodist Church in Cookeville.

Hooper and Huddleston Funeral Home in Cookeville was in charge of the arrangements.

KAREN LEE MARTIN

A memorial service for Karen Lee Martin, 49, of Webb Avenue, Crossville, who passed away June 6, 1998 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, was held June 8 from the First Baptist Church in Crossville, with the Rev. David Allen officiating.

Funeral services will be scheduled at a later date, with burial in Spicewood Cemetery.

She was born May 2, 1949 in Boston, MA, the daughter of John and Ruth Pears Kercheval.

Mrs. Martin worked in cleaning services, and he was of the Protestant faith.

Survivors include her sons, Adam Kercheval of Portland, OR, and Wes Martin of Crossville; mother, Ruth Kercheval of Sheridan, IN; and brothers, Dale Kercheval of Nobleville, IN, Craig Kercheval of Rhode Island, Mark Kercheval of Mechanicsburg, IN, Neil Kercheval of Fishers, IN, and Glen Kercheval of Sheridan, IN.

The Rev. David Allen officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

NATHAN NICHOLS

Nathan Nichols, 89, of Claysville Road, Crossville, passed away June 6, 1998 in Life Care Center of Crossville.

He was born in Middletown, NY, the son of Fredrick Nichols and Jennie Lemon Nichols.

Mr. Nichols was a dairy farmer, and he was of the Presbyterian faith.

Survivors include his wife, Betty J. Nichols of Crossville; daughters, Jean Owen, Nancy E. Stone, Ethel D'Armond, Judy Koletar and Jane Ayers, all of Crossville; son, Dr. John Monroe of Knoxville; sister, Myra Clement of Cuddebackville, NY; grandsons, Mark Owen of Cato, NY, and Scott Reynolds of Knoxville; granddaughters, Sheryl Estes of Lenoir City, TN, and Patricia Beaupre of Crossville; great-granddaughter, Stacy Lynn Reynolds; and cousins, Grace Doty of Milford, PA, and Vesta Gibbs of Circleville, NY. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fredrick and Jennie Lemon Nichols; brother, Willis I. Nichols; and his wife of 51 years, Gladys E. Osburn Nichols.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

PEGGY BROCK

Funeral services for Peggy Brock, 55, of School Street, Crossville, who passed away June 1, 1998 in Fort Sanders Park West Hospital in Knoxville, were held June 4 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in New Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 12, 1942 in Roane County, the daughter of Henry and Rhoda McGhee Marlow.

Mrs. Brock was a factory worker for Fleetguard Co., and she was a member of Lighthouse Church of Praise.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Deloris and Keith Brown of Crossville; grandson, Marcus Brown of Crossville; brother, Paul Marlow of Nashville; and sisters, Nadene Hale and Christine Rector, both of Crossville, and Betty Hawkins of Cookeville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Brock.

Pallbearers were Terry Bowman, Marvin Barnwell, Jamie Roberts, David Barnwell, Ronnie Rector and Jerry Barnwell.

Bros. Junior Pugh and Gene Gist officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

WILLIAM DANIEL BUMBALOUGH

Funeral services for William Daniel Bumbalough, 61, of Norfolk, VA, who passed away May 30, 1998 at Norfolk General Hospital, were held at the Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church in Norfolk on June 1. He was born Dec. 21, 1936 in Crossville, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Esley Bumbalough. His parents were original residents of the Cumberland Homesteads community.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Barbara; son, Paul Bumbalough of Durham, NC; daughter, Laura Sprance of Las Vegas, NV; brother, Wilfred E. Bumbalough of Knoxville; and sisters, Jimmie Mae Oliver of Chesapeake, VA, Byrdie Woodall of Modesto, CA, Iver Lester of Vancouver, WA, Eula Henry of Virginia Beach, VA, and Wilma Shelton of Riverbank, CA.

ROSE MARIE HOOD

Funeral services for Rose Marie Hood, 72, of Plateau Road, Crossville, who passed away May 9, 1998, were held May 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

She was born Jan. 29, 1926 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Lawrence David and Martha Woody Cox.

Mrs. Hood was a yarn factory employee at Roselon Southern Inc., and she was a member of Lawrence Chapel Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Jack W. Hood of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Garry and Debbie Hood of Crossville; granddaughter, Samantha Hood of Crossville; sisters, Geneva Wyatt, Ida Mae McDonald and Virginia Tabor, all of Crossville; brother, Lawrence E. Ed Cox of Crossville; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were her nephews, Eddie Cox, Edgar Cox, Jackie Cox, Vince Tabor, Donnie Tabor, Greg Tabor, Jimmy McDonald and Bruce Wyatt.

Bro. Otis Daniel and Dr. Larry Reed officiated, with special music by Bruce and Molly Wyatt and Mary Lou Daniel. Her son, Garry, spoke of her life, and how it touched so many.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

LILLIE JANE HOPPER

Funeral services for Lillie Jane Hopper, 78, of Crossville, who passed away June 5, 1998, were held June 7 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.

She was born May 26, 1920 in Claiborne County, TN, the daughter of Mannie and Myrtle Housley England. Mrs. Hopper was a homemaker.

Survivors include her sons, Billy Hopper of Crossville; daughters, Mertie Rector and Bobbie Carter, both of Crossville; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, John England of New Tazewell, TN, Jim England and O.D. England, both of LaFollette, TN, and Clifton England of Sharps Chapel, TN; and sister, Lillian Tolliver of Speedwell, TN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruble Hopper; son, Donald Hopper; and brothers, Joe and J. Will England.

Pallbearers were Bill Hopper, Wally Hopper, Freddie Rector and Terry Carter.

The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiate.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

GEORGE R. NORTH

A memorial Mass for George R. North, 87, of Wayne Avenue, Crossville, who passed away June 3, 1998, was celebrated June 7, from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with the Rev. Phillip Thoni officiating.

He was born July 17, 1910, in New York, NY, the son of Otto North and Irma Werbosky North.

Mr. North was a salesman.

Survivors include his daughters, Gail Johnson of Atlantic Beach, FL, and Beverly Pitts of Fairfield Glade, Diane Ferrari of Duluth, GA, and Melissa Kalbacher of St. James, NY; son, George R. North Jr. of Atlantic Beach, FL; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Irma North; wife, Florence North; and brother, Otto North Jr.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

THOMAS STANLEY ROMANOSKI

A memorial Mass for Thomas Stanley Romanoski, 62, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away June 3, 1998, will be celebrated Friday, June 12 at 11 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with the Rev. Phillip Thoni officiating.

He was born April 18, 1936 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, the son of Stanley and Florence Smith Romanoski.

Mr. Romanoski was a chief system supervisor with Detroit Edison, and he was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a member of the Elks Club and a volunteer fireman.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Leonard Romanoski of Fairfield Glade; sons, Steven Romanoski of Michigan, and Dennis Romanoski of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Lynn Johnson of Harrisburg, PA, and Robin Martin of Fort Myers, FL; nine grandchildren; sister, Karen Schulze of St. Claire Shores, MI; brother, Mark Romanoski of Shelby Township, MI; and mother, Florence Smith Romanoski of St. Claire Shores, MI. The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Cumberland County or the Regional Cancer Center of Cumberland County.

JAMES PIERCE

Funeral services for James Pierce, 52, of Monterey, who passed away June 2, 1998, will be held today, June 5 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, with burial in Wilson Cemetery with full military honors.

He was born June 6, 1945 in Overton County, the son of Beecher Pierce and Noble Neely Pierce.

Mr. Pierce was Baptist in faith, a member of the Monterey Masonic Lodge No. 751 and a 1965 graduate of Monterey High School. He was an avid horseman, a member of the Upper Cumberland Horseman Association and a retired sergeant with the Tennessee National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Maureen Bowman Pierce of Monterey; daughters Kim Farley and Becky Pierce, both of Monterey, and Tiffany Bowman of Hanging Limb; mother, Noble Neely Pierce of Monterey; and brother, Donald Pierce of Cookeville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Beecher Pierce.

BEULAH MAE TEAGUE

Beulah Mae Teague took her flight to freedom from this life on June 2, 1998.

She leaves to honor and cherish her memory, her husband, John W. Teague Jr. of Crossville; her beloved daughters, Carol Teague Napier and loving partner, Donald Fymbo of Greenwood Village, CO, and Barbara Teague of Chattanooga; her devoted sister, Eva Barnett of Crossville; and her brother, Raymon L. Woods of La Follette, TN.

Mrs. Teague was born Oct. 21, 1926 in Fentress County, TN, daughter of William Wesley Woods and wife, Clementine Stephens Woods. She was a merchant and a member of Unity Faith.

Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 5 at the lakeside of Cumberland Mountain State Park below the restaurant.

Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

LUCIEN 'ROCKY' BERRY

Funeral services for Lucien "Rocky" Berry, 61, of Alexandria, TN, who passed away June 1, 1998 in University Medical Center in Lebanon, TN, were June 2 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Tollett's Chapel Cemetery scheduled for today, June 3 at 10 a.m.

He was born July 17, 1936 in Philadelphia, TN, the son of Robert Berry and Hester Carson Berry.

Mr. Berry attended Christian Identity Church in Murfreesboro, TN. He was a stone contractor.

Survivors include his mother, Hester Mamie Carson Berry of Crossville; constant companion, Carol Sue Russell of Alexandria, TN; sons, Robert, Anthony, Scott and Emanuel, all of New York, NY; brother, Paul Berry of Knoxville; and sisters, Gayle Hyatt, Shirley Amos, Reba Johnson and Rhonda Davis, all of Crossville.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Berry; son, John Berry; sister, Ruth Johnson; and brother, John Berry.

Pallbearers were Thurman Rector, David King, Homer Barnwell, John Johnson, Joe Hyatt and Bobby Davis.

The Rev. Jerry Smith officiated.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

DELIA ELSIE McCOURT

Graveside services for Delia Elsie McCourt, 71, of Searcy, AR, who passed away June 2, 1998, will be June 6 at 2 p.m. in Rinnie Cemetery.

She was born Feb. 4, 1927 in Crossville, the daughter of Ocie Bates Manis and Highley Wright Manis. Mrs. McCourt was a retired computer production worker.

Survivors include her sons, Gary McCourt of Searcy, AR, and Jeff McCourt of Bigelow, AR; daughters, Marlene McCourt of Alabama, Debra Kent of Searcy, AR, and Gwendolyn Egler and Jennifer McCourt, both of Minneapolis, MN; brothers, Earl Manis and Robert Manis, both of Muncie, IN, Coy Manis of Springport, IN, and Daniel Manis and Omer Manis, both of Crossville; sisters, Reba Wyatt of Crossville and Jimmie McCourt of Beckley, WV; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ocie and Highley Manis, and brothers, Paul and Bud Manis; and sister, Lillie Cooper.

The Rev. Grover Atkisson will officiate.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BESSIE MAY HALE

Funeral services for Bessie May Hale, 88, of Goodwin Court, Crossville, who passed away May 28, 1998 in Cumberland Medical Center, were held May 30 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Linary Cemetery.

She was born April 14, 1910 in Cumberland County, the daughter of John and Annie Edwards Reed. Mrs. Hale was a housewife, and she was a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include her daughter, Ruth Franz of Perris, CA; five grandchildren; brother, Casto Reed of Crossville; sister, Hazel Phillips Petrie of Crossville; and niece, Lisa Smith of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Hale.

Pallbearers were Tommy Phillips, Jessie Reed, Frankie Sherrill, Billy Bowman, Paul Byrd and Buddy Paul Byrd.

Bro. Thomas Hale Jr. officiated.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ROSE MARIE HOOD

Funeral services for Rose Marie Hood, 72, of Plateau Road, Crossville, who passed away May 9, 1998, 

were held May 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

She was born Jan. 9, 1926 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Lawrence David and Martha Woody Cox.

Mrs. Hood was a yarn factory employee at Roselon Southern Inc., and she was a member of Lawrence Chapel Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Jack W. Hood of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Garry and Debbie Hood of Crossville; granddaughter, Samantha Hood of Crossville; sisters, Geneva Wyatt, Ida Mae McDonald and Virginia Tabor, all of Crossville; brother, Lawrence E. Ed Cox of Crossville; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were her nephews, Eddie Cox, Edgar Cox, Jackie Cox, Vince Tabor, Donnie Tabor, Greg Tabor, Jimmy McDonald and Bruce Wyatt.

Bro. Otis Daniel and Dr. Larry Reed officiated, with special music by Bruce and Molly Wyatt and Mary Lou Daniel. Her son, Garry, spoke of her life, and how it touched so many.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

ROY HENRY LIDDLE

A memorial service for Roy Henry Liddle, 66, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away May 28, 1998, was scheduled for today, June 2, at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home.

He was born Dec. 28, 1931 in Detroit, MI, the son of Ernest and Gertrude Hill Liddle.

Mr. Liddle was a high school principal, and he was of the Protestant faith. He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Dely Liddle of Fairfield Glade; daughters, Brenda Haag of Alpena, MI, Janet Chrysley of Bridgeton, MO, Elizabeth Haynes of Plant City, FL, and Sandra Workman of Moline, IL; son, Mark Liddle of Oscoda, MI; 10 grandchildren; and brother, Robert Liddle of Plymouth, MI.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Ernest Liddle.

The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

C. BLANCHE REED MILLER

Funeral services for C. Blanche Reed Miller, 86, of Brown Road, Crossville, formerly of Hanover, PA, who passed away May 28, 1998, were held today, June 2 from Wetzel Funeral Home in Hanover, with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery in Hanover.

She was born Dec. 21, 1911, the daughter of David Oliver Reed and Bertha Smith Reed.

Mrs. Miller was a member of the Hanover Seventh-day Adventist Church, where she sang in the choir. Survivors include her husband, Edward F. Miller; sons, George Miller of Hanover, and Thurmond Miller of Rockville, MD; daughter, Joyce Trout of Crossville; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and sister, Anna Baker of Aberdeen, MD.

The Rev. Mike McCabe officiated.

Wetzel Funeral Home in Hanover, PA was in charge, with Burris Funeral Home handling local arrangements.

PATRICIA L. MYERS

Funeral services for Patricia L. Myers, 57, of Canterbury Lane, Crossville, who passed away May 30, 1998 in Cumberland Medical Center, were held May 31 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.

She was born Aug. 17, 1940 in Dade County, FL, the daughter of Ralph A. and Louise Peckam.

Mrs. Myers was a housewife, and she was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Laurence G. Bell Jr. and Kathie Bell of Crossville and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William C. Myers.

The Rev. Jerry Smith officiated.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

JAMES WHIT EVERETT WHITSON JR.

Funeral services for James Whit Everett Whitson Jr., 53, of Kings Row, Crossville, who passed away May 26, 1998, were held May 28 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home.

He was born Nov. 13, 1944 in Nashville, the son of James Everette Whitson Sr. and Emma Jean Glennon Whitson.

Mr. Whitson was a pilot and manager of Crossville Flying Services. He was a member of Central Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam and was in the National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Stokes Whitson of Crossville; sons, Toby Whitson of Crossville and Trey (James E. Whitson III), both of Crossville; father, James E. Whitson Sr. of Crossville; stepmother, Shelby Whitson of Crossville; sister, Latricia K. Bradshaw of Crossville; and brothers, Jerry W. Whitson and Dennis R. Whitson, both of Crossville.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Emma Jean Glennon Whitson.

The Revs. Roland Smith and Russell Honeycutt officiated, with special music by Jackie Mitchell.

Burial was in Green Acres Memory Gardens, with presentation of the flag, firing detail and Taps conducted by the Tennessee National Guard, 4/278 ACR, of Alcoa, TN. Helicopters and aircraft from the Crossville Airport flew over the cemetery in tribute to Mr. Whitson.

Pallbearers were Ray Norris, Kenneth Hutchins, Bill Sanders, John Stevens, Mack Johnson, Mark Witt, Mark Koci, Eddie Frechette, Ralph Van Dane and Van Locke.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

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