RUBY L. CUMBY

Funeral services for Ruby Louetha Cumby, 82, of Crossville, who passed away March 25, 1997, will be conducted today, March 28 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Hyderstown Cemetery. Sister Ruby Lawson officiated.

Mrs. Cumby was born Jan. 22, 1915 in Kentucky to the late Marion Sidney and Mentha Arizona Lowhorn Lee. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Casto Cumby; daughters, Louetha Cumby and Bonnie King; stepdaughter, Francis Howard; brothers, Jessie Lee and Donald Lee; sisters, Willie Oakes and Rita Womack; and two grandsons.

Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Davenport, Charlotte Rollins, and Mary Garrett, all of Crossville and Betty Selby of Pikeville; sons, Joe Cumby and Bud Cumby, both of Crossville; step son, James Cumby of Sparta; step daughter, Pauline Young of Sparta; 24 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and sister, Irene Ford of Crossville.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BESSIE L. SMITH

Funeral services for Bessie Lee Smith, 95, of Crossville, who passed away March 21, 1997, were conducted Sunday March 23 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Rev. Rodney Rector officiated.

Pallbearers were Lex Lancaster, Kenny Smith, Lad Smith, John Pennington, Sam Smith and John Gunter. Mrs. Smith was born May 5, 1901 in Double Springs, Tenn., to Andrew Jackson Choate and wife Laura Morgan Choate. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Oscar Smith.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Kenny Smith and Pam Gunter of Crossville, Deanie Lancaster of Hendersonville, Tenn., Linda Pennington of Crossville, Brenda Gilspy of Chattanooga, Frank Smith, Lad Smith, Larry Smith and Renee Smith, all of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOE F. VANCE

Funeral services for Joe Fowler Vance, 78, of Crossville were Thursday, March 27 in the chapel of the Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in the Green Acres Memory Gardens. Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated.

Mr. Vance died Tuesday March 25, 1997 in the Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. A resident of Cumberland County, he was born in Overton County Dec. 4, 1918 to the late William Bryan and Stella Mae "Maxwell" Vance.

He was retired from the United States Postal Service in Crossville and was a funeral director and embalmer in the area for many years, having graduated from the John A. Gupton College in 1947, in Nashville. He was a member

of the First Baptist church in Crossville for many years. He served in World War II in the U.S. Army. His family includes his wife, Ineta Vance of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Bill and Debbi Vance of Monterey and Steve and Pam Vance of Crossville; grandchildren, Casey and Cathy Vance of Monterey and Nathan and Jordan Vance of Crossville; sisters, Mary Ruth Young of Lebanon, Tenn., and Imogene Poston of Livingston, Tenn.; and brother, Keith Vance of Livingston.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Harold and Louis Vance. The Sanctuary Class of the First Baptist Church of Crossville served as Honorary Pallbearers. Active Pallbearers will be Ross Snodderly, Jim Odell, Mark Dunbar, Sam Ryan, Jim Stewart, Kenneth McDonald, Archie Norris and Gary Henderson.

Special care provided by the Crossville Memorial Funeral Home of Crossville.

GORDON S. BARNES

Funeral services for Gordon Sidney Barnes, 42, of Crossville, who passed away March 18, 1997, were conducted Saturday, March 22 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. Hubert Davis, Richard Bane, Carl Durham and Arthur Smith officiated with special music by Tennessee Gospel Aires tapes.

Pallbearers were Buck Barnes, Donnie Simpson, Mike Jones, Donathan Barnes, Nicholas Iles, Ronnie Matthews, Jerry Fish and Allen Matthews.

Mr. Barnes was born Dec. 13, 1954 in Cumberland County to Homer and Nellie Rines Barnes. He was a deputy sheriff and member of West Stanley Street Church of God and Love Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Nellie Barnes; brother, Clayton Barnes; and sisters, Pearl Matthews and Joyce Davis.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Barnes of Crossville; sisters, Bertha Sherrill, Sue Maynard, Lucille Mooneyham, and Mildred Moore, all of Crossville; brothers, Arlie Barnes, Denzle Barnes, and Bobby Barnes, all of Crossville, Clyde Buck Barnes of Dayton, Ohio, Charles Barnes of Cleveland, Ohio and Clifford Barnes of Jamestown; and one Godson, Brandon Barnes of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOE M. BURNETT

Funeral services for Joseph Joe Malachi Burnett, 80, of Crossville, who passed away March 18, 1997, were conducted Thursday, March 20 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Oak Hill Cemetery. Rev. Bill McCrary officiated with special music by The Southern Joy.

Pallbearers were Bill Burnett, Tom Burnett, Jeff Burnett, Dan Dixon, Grant Hyder and Cliff VanDorn. Mr. Burnett was born Jan. 22, 1917 in Foyil, Okla., to Jeff and Theodosia Miller Burnett. He was a GTE employee and member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Amy L. Burnett of Crossville; daughter, Betty Jo Gentry of Crossville; sister, Verdie Dixon of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.

Family request that Memorials be made to Oak Hill Baptist Church Building Fund. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LOIS J. CATE

Lois Johnson Cate, 87, of Crossville passed away Wednesday morning, March 19, 1997 from complications of a stroke.

A retired teacher, Mrs. Cate spent her adult years caring for family, friends and students as she encouraged them to be all that they could be. She loved to read and shared her love of learning with everyone around her. Those who knew Mrs. Cate found her to be friendly and generous with her devotion of time and service. She had a keen interest in and knowledge of what was going on in the community and the world.

Mrs. Cate taught at York Agricultural Institute (YAI) in Jamestown, for 11 yearseight as English teacher and three as librarian. While at YAI, students showed their appreciation and admiration for her by dedicating the 1961 YAI annual to her. Upon leaving YAI in 1964, she was quoted as saying, "Since I am a member of the first graduating class at YAI and the first graduate of the school to teach here, I can truly say a part of me will always be with YAI. The many happy and pleasant memories, and love for my devoted friends here will be with me always."

After leaving YAI, she continued her career as librarian at Cumberland County High School for ten years before retiring in 1974. She was at her happiest when helping others find resources for learning and encouraging their desire for knowledge.

During her teaching years, Mrs. Cate taught every grade level in elementary school except for the eight grade. She taught at Red Hill, York, and Allardt elementary schools in Fentress County; and one year in Lee County, Texas. Other positions were music teacher, supervisor of Fentress County Schools and caseworker with the Department of Welfare. She often said her work as caseworker was one of her most meaningful lifetime experiences. Mrs. Cate graduated from YAI in 1927, and Cumberland University in 1932. Dedicated to using her gifts and talents, she served as church organist for the First United Methodist Church in Jamestown and also the First United Methodist Church of Crossville, where she was still a member. After retirement, she enjoyed being a member of the Cumberland County Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors are son, Joe H. Cate Jr., of Knoxville; a sister, Alice Harrison of Crossville; brother, Willard Johnson of Houston, Texas; and granddaughters, Stephanie Noble and Stacy Cate, both of Knoxville. Graveside Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 21, 1997 at Green Acres Memory Gardens with interment following. Rev. Tommy Duncan officiated with special music by John Sloan.

Pallbearers were Fred M. Johnson Jr.; Julius T. Johnson; David M. Johnson; John P. Sloan Jr., and William C. Johnson.

Honorary Pallbearers were Ernest Buck; Howard Guthrie and Noel Norman.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MILDRED J. HENRY

Funeral services for Mildred J. Henry, 76, of Dayton, Ohio, who passed away March 14, 1997 were conducted Monday, March 17 from the chapel of Tobias Funeral Home of Dayton with interment at Woodland Cemetery. Bro. Lenny Miller and Bro. Glen Goggins officiated.

Mrs. Henry was born Jan. 24, 1921 in Overton County to the late Bill and Laura Copeland Goggins. She was a member of the Dayton Emmanuel Baptist Church and was retired from Kimberly Clark Corporation.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Bunce; brother, Clarence Goggins; and sisters, Beatrice Hall, Lorene Simmons and Betty Jean Goggins.

Survivors include her husband, Herbert C. Henry; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Sue Henry; grandsons, Brent and Matt Henry, all of Dayton, and Ryan Bruce of Columbus, Ohio; brothers, James Carl Goggins of Dayton and Glen Goggins of Monterey; sisters, Martha Chilton of Battle Creek, Mich., Anna Harrell of Decatur, Ala., and Lillian Shumate of Crossville.

Information was provided by Horner Funeral Home.

EWING LEDBETTER

Funeral services for Ewing Ledbetter, 75, of Crossville, who passed away March 21, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 24 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Rinnie Cemetery. Tim Beaty officiated.

Pallbearers were Ross Turner, Avery Wright, Clifton Bridge, Dallas Hawn, Lyle Ledbetter and Shane Hood. Mr. Ledbetter was born Nov. 13, 1921 in Crawford, Tenn., to Connie and Anna Mae Bybee Ledbetter. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Ada Welch and brother, Cleston Ledbetter. Survivors include his sister, Opal Winningham of Crossville and brother-in-law, Carlos Winningham of Crossville.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT A. MASSENGALE

Funeral services for Robert Austin Massengale, 83, of Crossville, who passed away March 18, 1997, were conducted March 23 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Charles Greatorex officiated.

Mr. Massengale was born Nov. 18, 1913 in Somerset, Ky., to the late Nellie Yanders and Robert Lincoln Massengale. He was a welder.

Pallbearers were Greg Greatorex, John Greatorex, David Greatorex, Sam Massengale Sr., Sammy Massengale and Ray Eslinger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Massengale; and sisters, Pauline Mayo, Geneva Roessler and Betty Bachelier.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Massengale of Crossville; Sam Massengale of Cincinnati, Ohio; daughters, Sue Eslinger of Cincinnati, Cheryl Greatorex of Crossville; brothers, Joseph Massengale of Florence, Ky., William Massengale of Cincinnati, Chester Massengale of Indiana; and James Massengale of Cincinnati. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RUTH PAGE

Funeral services for Ruth Page, 77, of Pleasant Hill, who passed away March 20, 1997, were conducted Saturday, March 22 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Smith's Chapel Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Kenny Page, Bruce Page, Tony Page, Lawrence Bohannon, Joe Bohannon and Jimmy Page.

Mrs. Page was born October 13, 1919 in White County to Daniel and Mamie Simmons Steelmon. She was a nurse and member of First Church of Nazarene.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Cordell Lewis of Pleasant Hill; sons and daughters-in-law, Buddy and Hazel Page and Danny Page and Gina Wakefield, all of Pleasant Hill; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ETHEL MARIE RUSSELL

Funeral services for Ethel Marie Russell, 53, of Crossville, who passed away March 18, 1997, were conducted Saturday, March 22 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home with interment at Grassy Cove Cemetery. Rev. Russell Honeycutt and Rev. Bill Roberts officiated.

Pallbearers were Beecher Seagrave, Bob Martin, Harold Pugh, O.B. Cole, Bob Ramburg, Ray Marrow, Jason Reed, and Ben Reed.

Mrs. Russell was born Jan. 9, 1944 in Crossville to Ira and Mary Reed. She was a homemaker and member of the Memorial Baptist Church.

Survivors include her father, Ira Reed of Crossville; sisters, Carol Martin of Crossville, Reba Wiggins of Lenior, N.C. and Elizabeth Wolfenbarger of San Bernadino, Calif.; and brother, Sonny Reed of Crossville. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BARBARA ANN TINDLE, SKUSA

Barbara Ann Tindle, Skusa, 58, of North Carolina passed away March 20, 1997. Mrs. Skusa was born June 30, 1939.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wiley Bill Tindle and Eda Louise Tindle.

Survivors include her son, Nelson Berry Rice; daughters, Jacklyn Rice, Kathy Rice, Ricky Hays of Cookeville, Susan Shackelford and Lydia Skusa from North Carolina; step mother, Mary Haston of Sparta; sister, Kathy Van Winkle and Mildred Burks, both of Crossville, Alice Lewis and Linda Herren, both of Sparta and Wilma Walker of Kentucky; and brothers, Wiley A. Tindle Jr. of Quebeck and R. T. Tindle of LaPorte, Ind.

Cookeville Hooper and Hooison is in charge of the arrangements.

MARGARET J. WEYHRICH

Funeral services for Margaret J. Weyhrich, 74, of Peoria, Ill., who passed away March 18, 1997, were conducted Friday, March 21 from Preston Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel with interment at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Rev. Marvin R. Hinkle officiated.

Mrs. Weyhrich was born Sept. 12, 1922 in Pekin to William L. and Alvena F. Albers Gleich. She married Nelson L. Weyhrich Sept. 29, 1946 in Pekin. She was an office worker at Scherer Buick-Pontiac-Isuzu in North Pekin for more than 18 years. retiring in November 1991. She was a member of Compassionate Friends and also the Sand Prairie Home Extention Unit. She was the 1965 Mother of the Year in Pekin. She was a former president of the Jefferson School Mother's Club and Cub Scout Den Mother. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Green Valley, where she was active in Sunday School for the young children. She was a former member of the Epiphany Society of her church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson L. Weyhrich and son, Nelson William Billy Weyhrich. Survivors include her sons, Donald R. Weyhrich of East Peoria and Richard L. Weyhrich of Crossville; grandchildren, Jennifer L. Weyhrich of Pekin, Bethany J. Weyhrich and Adam C. Weyhrich, both of East Peoria; and her twin sister, Mrs. Raymond (Mary J.) Weyhrich of Pekin.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 13443 Townline Road, Green Valley, Ill. 61534 or to the American Heart Association, 300 East War Memorial Drive, Suite 106B, Peoria, Ill. 61604.

Preston-Hanley Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ALLIE CARTER

Funeral services for Allie Carter, 88, of Crossville, who passed away March 9, 1997, were conducted March 11 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home with interment at Tom Davis Cemetery. Rev. Ricky Lewis officiated.

Pallbearers were Jessie Hyder, Anthony Loshbough, Gary Myers, Bill Norris, Ray Young, and Donnie Justice.

Mrs. Carter was born March 11, 1909 in Cumberland County to Henry and Darthula Hall. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Barlow Carter and son, Zebedee Carter.

Survivors include her eight children of Cumberland County; 24 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

PAUL DAVENPORT

Funeral Services for Paul Davenport, 67, of Crossville, who passed away March 15, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, March 18 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home with interment at Haley's Grove Cemetery. Rev. Tom Hale officiated.

Pallbearers were Odell Davenport, Ronnie Davenport, Michael Davenport, David Davenport, Charles Blaylock and Jason Brown.

Mr. Davenport was born May 26, 1929 in Crab Orchard to Talmadge and Della Davenport. He was a retired factory worker and a member of the Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Davenport of Crossville; daughters, Betty Jo Davenport and Sue Warren, both of Lexington, Ky.; sons, Kenneth Davenport of Kentucky, Paul Davenport Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio and Richard Davenport of Michigan; sisters, Mazelle Scarlett of Crossville and Naomi Morgan of Detroit, Mich.; brothers, Clarence Davenport and Charles Davenport, both of Crossville, and Carl Davenport of Rockwood, Tenn. and Laverne Davenport of Detroit, Mich.; half-sisters, Tammy Brown of Crossville and Candy Lou Bowman of North Carolina; half-brothers, Jams Davenport and Duane Davenport, both of Crossville; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

AGNES PEARL HAMBY

Graveside Services for Agnes Pearl Hamby, 73, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away March 16, 1997, were conducted Wednesday, March 19 from Crossville City Cemetery with Rev. Willard Dale officiating.

Mrs. Hamby was born Nov. 10, 1923 in Loudon, Tenn., to Joe and Willie Hamil. She was a member of the Cumberland View Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, John Hamby of Fairfield Glade; son, Brian Hamby of Oak Ridge; brothers, J. W. Hamil of Nashville, Kenneth Hamil of Chattanooga, Alvin Hamil of Florida and Richard Hamil of Kingston, Tenn.; sisters, Virginia Jestice and Sue Hamil, both of Lenoir City and Carolyn Stamey of Atlanta, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Agnes Hamby name to Cumberland View Baptist Church.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT A. MASSENGALE

Funeral Services for Robert Austin Massengale, 83, of Crossville, who passed away March 17, 1997, were conducted March 23 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Charles Greatorex officiated.

Mr. Massengale was born Nov. 18, 1913 in Somerset, Ky., to the late Nellie Yanders and Robert Lincoln Massengale. He was a welder.

Pallbearers were Greg Greatorex, John Greatorex, David Greatorex, Sam Massengale Sr., Sammy Massengale and Ray Eslinger.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Massengale; and sisters, Pauline Mayo, Geneva Roessler and Betty Bachelier.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Massengale of Crossville; Sam Massengale of Cincinnati, Ohio; daughters, Sue Eslinger of Cincinnati, Cheryl Greatorex of Crossville; brothers, Joseph Massengale of Florence, Ky., William Massengale of Cincinnati, Chester Massengale of Indiana; and James Massengale of Cincinnati.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

SARAH LILLIE PAGE

Funeral Services for Sarah Lillie Page, 84, of Pleasant Hill, who passed away March 15, 1997, were conducted Tuesday March 18 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home with interment at Smith Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Carson Whittaker officiated.

Pallbearers were Jeffrey Page, Donald Page, Eric Page, Cleatus Mills, Gregory Houston and Nelson Lewis. Mrs. Page was born July 5, 1912 in Cumberland County to Arthur and Maude Watley. She was a homemaker and member of the Smith Chapel Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons, Hollace Page and Malcolm Page, both of Pleasant Hill and Jay Page of Crossville; sisters, Dorothy Lewis of Eastland, Jennie Wong of Chicago and Linda Wong of California.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MINNIE E. PENDLETON

Funeral Services for Minnie Elen Pendleton, 55, of McMinnville, who passed away March 14, 1997, were conducted Monday March 17 from High's Chapel with interment at Liberty Cemetery. Rev. Calvin Wigley officiated.

Mrs. Pendleton was a homemaker and member of the Church of God. She was the daughter of George D. and Ruth Earls Vaughn.

Survivors include her husband, Billy S. Pendleton; daughter, Angela Ruth Fults of McMinnville; sons, Terry and Tony Pendleton, both of McMinnville, and Kenny Pendleton of Bone Cave; brothers, Dan L. Vaughn of Knoxville and David Vaughn of Crossville; sisters, Mary Lou Taylor of Woodbury and Patricia Sweeton of Fort Riley, Kansas; half-brothers, James Vaughn and Russell McGee, both of McMinnville; six grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

High Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

NANCY E. ADKISSON

Funeral services for Nancy Elizabeth Adkisson, 37, of Crossville, who passed away March 16, 1997, will be conducted 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 from Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with Eben Gilbert officiating.

Ms. Adkisson was born Dec. 8, 1959 in Clarksville, Tenn., to Betty Haynes Adkisson and the late Carlston Adkisson. She was a correction officer/manager at T.A.F.T. with the State of Tennessee.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandmother, Maxine Haynes.

Survivors include her mother, Betty Adkisson of Crossville; daughters, Amanda Ledbetter and Brigette Ledbetter, both of Crossville; sister, Roseanna Shelton of Knoxville; half sister, Sheryl Salvanto of New York, N.Y.; brothers, Scott D. Hall and Thomas E. Shelton, both of Harriman; grandparents, Carl Stringfield and Lorane Stringfield, both of Crossville; and Herman M. Haynes of Gallitan, Tenn.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ARCHIE B. BOHANNON

Funeral services for Archie Brian Bohannon, 19, of Crossville, who passed away March 12, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Mayland Cemetery. Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated.

Pallbearers were William Campbell, Mitchell Hodgin, Troy Davenport, Darren Hamby, Greg Horn and Stoney Davenport.

Mr. Bohannon was born Dec. 30, 1977 in Elyria, Ohio, to Clarence Bohannon and Loraine Davenport Bohannon. He was a laborer.

Survivors include his mother, Loraine Keslar of Crossville; father, Clarence Bohannon of Crossville; sisters, Jennifer Harville of St. Louis, Ill., Vickie Bohannon, Marsha Beaty and Tammie Davenport, all of Crossville; brothers, Michael Harville and Avery Davenport, both of Crossville and grandmother, Ida Davenport of Crossville

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BETTY J. HILL

Funeral services for Betty Jane Hill, 64, of Lake Tansi, who passed away March 17, 1997, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20 at First United Methodist Church of Crossville. Dr. James H. Beasley Jr. will officiate. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Tennessee Valley Memory Gardens in Knoxville.

Mrs. Hill was born April 22, 1932 in Jefferson County to John and Edith Patterson Rose. She was department manager at Castner-Knott in Nashville from 1960-87 and a member of First United Methodist Church of Crossville.

Survivors include her husband, Chester Hill of Crossville; sons, Mike Hill of Gallatin and Roger Hill of Portland, Tenn.; grandson, Austin Reece Hill of Portland; mother, Edith Rose of Knoxville and brother, Robert Rose of Oden, Ind.

Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

JOHNNY H. JOHNSON

Funeral services for Johnny Harold Johnson, 49, of Crossville, who passed away March 13, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, March 18 from Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens of Crossville. Jim Kelly officiated.

Pallbearers were Bill Hargis, Frank Hargis, Ed Hargis, Michael Slaven, Jerry Slaven, Anthony Roysdon, Robert Presley, Robert Presley Jr. and Airman James C. Maynard.

Mr. Johnson was born April 11, 1947 in Jellico, Tenn., to Pauline Daniels Johnson and the late Delbert Johnson. He was a construction worker.

Survivors include his wife, Shelia Johnson of Crossville and mother, Pauline Johnson of Crossville. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BEULAH B. LEDFORD

Funeral services for Beulah B. Ledford, 88, of Crossville, who passed away March 14, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 16 from Speck Funeral Home Chapel with interment at Green Hill Cemetery. Rev. Ovle Tinch officiated.

Mrs. Ledford was born Nov. 11, 1908 in Overton County to the late William G. and Bernetti Hull Newberry. She was a retired garment factory worker and a member of the Oak Dale Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband Ray Ledford of Crossville; sons, Doyle Ledford of Crossville and Carlos Ledford of Battle Creek, Mich.; daughters, Nella Rae Bilbrey of Crossville; sisters, Cassie Holbert of Alpine, Tenn., Dean McDonald of Monroe, Tenn., and Bertha Hindman of North Canton, Ohio; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Speck Funeral Home of Livingston was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIE H. PATTON

Funeral services for Willie Herbert Patton, 69, of Linary, who passed away March 15, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 17 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Linary Cemetery.

Bro. Bob Holder officiated.

Pallbearers were Harvey Patton, Danny Futrell, Jason Futrell, Sonny Lewis, Ray Norris, Toby Patton, Lowell Houston, Cox Houston, Milton Walker and Alan Patton.

Mr. Patton was born Jan. 24, 1928 in Cumberland County to Martin and Lillian Wyatt Patton. He was an employee of the State Highway Department and member of the Church of Christ. He served with the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Luther Patton and sisters, Alta Patton and Syble Cunningham.

Survivors include his wife, Cecile Patton of Crossville; daughters, Linda Futrell, Ava Patton and Rita Walker, all of Crossville; sons, Dale, Alan, Harvey and Howard Patton, all of Crossville; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Dorothy Houston of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARJORIE M. POTTER

Funeral services for Marjorie Murrell Potter, 73, of Lancing, Tenn., who passed away March 14, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 16 from Potter's Chapel Church with interment at Potter's Chapel Cemetery in Morgan County. Rev. Reed Watson officiated.

Pallbearers were Lowell Potter, Wayne Blankenship, Roger Blankenship, Larry Potter, Clay Sitton and Glen Potter.

Ms. Potter was born May 28, 1923 in Dayton, Tenn., to William W. McGhee Sr. and Emily Anderson McGhee. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Ruth Kersey and brother, Charles McGhee.

Survivors include her husband, Cleo M. Potter Sr. of Lancing, Tenn.; daughter, Emily Potter Keeney of Crossville; sons, Claude Luther Potter of Wartburg, Cleo M. Potter Jr. of Lancing and Roger Stephen Potter of Coalfield, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Mildred Patton of Albuquerque, N.M.; brothers, Gene McGhee of Harlem, Ga., and William W. McGhee of Rockwood.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

VIRGINIA SELECMAN SALLEE

Funeral services for Virginia Selecman Sallee, 86, of Kentucky, who passed away March 17, 1997, were conducted at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, March 19 from the W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland with interment to follow at the Springfield Cemetery in Springfield, Ky.

Casketbearers were Brian Laytart, Douglas Hester, Daniel Hester, Dr. William David Selecman, Steve Selecman, Mark Selecman and Robert Walker.

Mrs. Sallee was a retired dental assistant with Dr. W.E. Selecman of Crossville. She was born in Springfield to the late William Robertson and Virginia Royalty Selecman. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Reed Sallee; and sister, Eugenia S. Eddleman.

Survivors include her daughters, Virginia S. Laytart and son-in-law, Carlos Laytart of Cynthiana, Jean S. Hester and son-in-law, Ray W. Hester of Brentwood, Tenn., Kathryn L. Sallee of Lexington; sister, Kathryn S. Baute of Lexington; brother, Dr. W.E. Selecman of Crossville; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Milward Funeral Directors of Lexington, Ky., was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT E. CHAPMAN

Memorial services for Robert Edwin Chapman, 77, of Fairfield Glade, formerly of St. Louis, who passed away March 11, 1997, were conducted Friday, March 14 at the Fairfield Glade Community Church with Rev. Dale Marshall, Father Philip Thoni and Jim Crabtree officiating.

Mr. Chapman was born in Webster Grove, Mo., May 27, 1919 to Edwin and Matilda Held Chapman. He served in the Navy during World War II as a lieutenant. He was past president the Webster Groves Lion Club, Webster Groves Chamber of Commerce, Webster Groves Moolah Mounted Lancers, Webster Groves Shrine Club and Cumberland County Shrine Club. He was also a past board member of Fairfield Glade. He was a very active member of the Cumberland County Elks Lodge of Crossville. He was also a active Mason and Shriner belonging to the Moolah Temple of Shrine in St. Louis. He was a 40-year member of Robonni Chapter 131 of Webster Groves and Ascalon Commandery No. 16 of St. Louis.

Survivors include his wife, Anne Cortis Chapman of Fairfield Glade; daughters, Susan Chapman Linden of Loveland, Colorado, Elizabeth Anne Chapman of Raleigh, N.C. and Connie Anne Chapman of Vancouver, B.C.; sons, Richard Chapman of San Francisco, Calif. and John Chapman of Webster Grove; stepchildren, Barbara Anne Matteson of Glencoe, Mich., Robert Fresch of St. Louis, Richard B. Freschi of Kurtwood, Mo., and John C. Freschi of Florida; grandchildren, Carey Gates of Ladysmith, B.C., Diana Linden of Loveland, Co., Eric Chapman of Webster Grove, Christina Linden of Loveland, Andrew Chapman of Webster Grove, Matthew Cooper of Raleigh, Michael Cooper of Raleigh and Neil Matteson of Fayetteville, N.C. and great-grandchild, Alyssa Matteson of Fayetteville, N.C.

The Family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Cumberland County Playhouse of Hilltoppers of Cumberland County of Kids Incorporated.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JANESSA L. FRIDDELL

Funeral services for Janessa Lynn Friddell, 15, of Seymour, who passed away March 7, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, March 11 at First Baptist Church of Powell with Rev. Phil Jones officiating.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Powell and a former student of Powell High School.

Survivors include her parents, Patty and James Friddell; sisters, Jennifer, Jamie, Janaye, Jaylene Friddell, all of Seymour; grandparents, Fred and Pat West of Pikeville; aunts and uncles, Fred West, Paul and Vanessa West, both of Pikeville, Steve and Mary West of California, Ann Manning and Danny Friddell of Chattanooga; and several cousins.

Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

AUDRA M. NORROD

Funeral services for Audra Mae Norrod, 97, of Monterey, who passed away March 12, 1997, were conducted Saturday, March 15 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with interment at the Whittaker Cemetery in Monterey. Rev. Bill Vance and Rev. Gerrald Bland officiated.

Mrs. Norrod was born May 26, 1899 in Overton County to the late T.F. and Arilla Ramsey McDonald. She was a homemaker and a member of the Monterey First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.V. Norrod; daughter, Juanita Norrod; and brothers, B.T. McDonald, Claude McDonald, Walter McDonald and Buddy McDonald.

Survivors include her daughter, Captola Hendrixson of Monterey; son, T.R. Norrod of Monterey; grandchildren, Ricky Norrod of Knoxville and Donna Duddley of Atlanta, Ga.; four great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; one step grandchild; five step great-grandchildren; 11 step great-great grandchildren; one step great-great-great grandchild.

Goff Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LEE A. CORDELL

Funeral services for Lee A. Cordell, 65, of Taylor, Mich., formerly of Crossville, who passed away March 9, 1997, were conducted Wednesday, March 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Bro. Junior Pugh officiated.

Pallbearers were Kenneth Campbell, Charlie Crown, Mose Maggard, Jeffrey Vencelov, Johnny Long and Myles Daniels.

Mr. Cordell was born March 29, 1931 in Cumberland County to James and Hattie Wyatt Cordell. He was a factory worker for General Motors.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Lou Cordell of Taylor, Mich.; daughters, Donna Campbell of Crossville and Kathy Vencelov of Taylor, Mich.; son, Danny Cordell of Taylor; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Garland Cordell of Pleasant Hill.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MAJ. ALVA L. McWILLIAMS SR.

Funeral services for Maj. Alva Lee McWilliams Sr., 69, of Crossville, were conducted Thursday, March 13 from the chapel of Putnam-Reed Funeral Home with interment at Pope Cemetery with full military honors. Rev. Tom Beavert and Rev. Charles Philips officiated.

Maj. McWilliams was retired from the U.S. Army. He was a former resident of Bledsoe County. He served in both World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of the Calvary Presbyterian Church of Crossville. He was a former ROTC director for Rutherford County.

Survivors include his wife, Etta Jewell McWilliams; sons, Alva Lee McWilliams Jr., of Chattanooga, Burt L. McWilliams of Irving, Texas, Gregory McWilliams of Spencer, Tenn.; four grandchildren; one step-grandchild; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Tommie Agee of Hermitage, Tenn., Melba Spain and Geraldine Gray of Pikeville.

Putnam-Reed Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

STANCLE A. REED

Funeral services for Stancle Allen Reed, 59, of Woody, who passed away Feb. 28, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 2 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Dave McGammon officiated with special music by Belinda Robbins, Dale Walker, Martha McGammon, Irene Peterson and Felicia Gunter.

Pallbearers were Richard Johnson, Darrell Beaty, Homer Taylor, Jimmy Gunter, Jerry DeRossett, Jeff Taylor, Burr Swallows, Clyde Taylor and Clifford Bristow.

Mr. Reed was born June 20, 1937 to Richard and Nannie Sherrill Reed. He was a truck driver and member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Reba Russell Reed of Crossville; sons, Timmy and Kevin Reed, both of Ohio; mother, Nannie Reed Morris of Crossville; sisters, Nell West, Ethel Houston and Thelma Jean Patton, all of Crossville; brothers, Emmitt Reed and Joe Reed, both of Crossville and Roger Reed of Cookeville; and several nieces and nephews.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT A. MATHUS

Funeral services for Robert Allen Mathus, 58, of Crossville, who passed away March 5, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 10 from Sunset Funeral Home in Frankfort, Ky. Bro. Fred Knickerbocker officiated.

Mr. Mathus was born Feb. 26, 1939 in Jefferson County, Ky., to Allen and Virginia Doerr Mathus. He was a machinist for Capital City Tool Co. and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his daughters, Joyce Sizemore of Frankfort, Ky., and Susan Wilson of Shelbyville, Ky.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Self of Memphis and Barbara Bobbie Jean of Bardstown; and loving companion of Carolyn Thompkins of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DELMER E. MAYNARD

Funeral services for Delmer Ernest Maynard, 69, of Crossville, who passed away March 8, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, March 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Marlon Winningham officiated.

Pallbearers were Daniel Gore, Lance Gore, Bob Gore, Ernest Maynard, Junior Hammock and Lanny Greene.

Mr. Maynard was a mechanic and of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ed, Claude, John and James Maynard; sisters, Dorothy Maynard, Baby Girl Maynard and Laura Andrea Maynard.

Survivors include sin, Ernest Levi Maynard of Rickman, Tenn.; daughters, Patricia Tricia Ann Hammock of Livingston and Barbara Faye Gore of Gurley, Ala.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ERNEST B. MOSS

Funeral services for Ernest Bryant Moss, 77, of Cookeville, who passed away March 11, 1997, will be at 2 p.m. today, March 12 from the chapel of Dyer Funeral Home with interment to follow at Crest Lawn Cemetery. Bro. Ewell Davis Pritchett will officiate.

Mr. Moss was born Aug. 21, 1919 in Jackson County, Tenn., to the late Albert and Emma Heady Moss. He was a member of Liberty Church of Christ. He was a farmer and retired from janitorial services at Tennessee Tech University after 17 years of service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Loftis Moss; and brother, Jack Moss.

Survivors include his son, David Moss of Jackson County and Earl Moss of Cookeville; brother, Roy Moss of Cookeville; sister, Thelma Dispayne of Madison; nine grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Dyer Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM H. MILLER

Funeral services for William Howard Miller, 67, of New Carlisle, Ohio, who passed away March 9, 1997, were conducted at 2 p.m. today, March 12 from the Trostel, Chapman and Christmas Funeral Home in New Carlisle, Ohio, with interment at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Miller was born July 11, 1929 in Crossville to James and Verchie (Emery) Miller. He was a resident of New Carlisle since 1975. He was a retired truck driver for Dill Supply Company in Dayton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, James Miller Jr.

Survivors include his wife Hazel Miller; children, Terry Miller, Sharon (Musick) Kramer, Kim Miller, and Scott Miller, all of New Carlisle and Gail (Dennis) Smith of Dayton; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild;

brothers, Elzie Miller, Tom Miller, and Vonnie Miller, all of Crossville, Calvin Miller of Union, Ohio and Frank Miller of New Lebanon, Ohio; sisters, Faye Marsh and Glenna Hardy, both of Crossville; best friends, Bernie Handley and Dave; and numerous nieces and nephews of Ohio and Tennessee.

ROBERT B. YOUNG

Funeral Services for Robert Rabbit Bernard Young, 83, of Crossville, who passed away March 7, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 10 at the Red Bank Baptist Church with interment at Hamilton Memorial Gardens of Chattanooga. Dr. Fred A. Steelman officiated with special music by Billy Appling.

Pallbearers were Charlie Reeves

, Ronnie Boggs, Quineth Roberts, David Young, Stephen Young and Mack Grover Young Jr.

Mr. Young was born May 14, 1913 in Lebanon, Tenn., to Ather Grover Young and wife Maggie Stewart Young. He was retired from E.I. DuPont DeNemours and Company of Chattanooga. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crossville; 50-year member of the Old Hickory Lodge No. 598 FAM; a longtime member of the Chattanooga Scottish Rite, member of the Chattanooga DuPont Retirees Club, member of DuPont Old Hickory High School Alumnae Association and Fellowship Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church of Crossville.

Memorial may be made to Alzheimer's Disease Association.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

VERA RAMSEY CHAPIN

Graveside services for Vera Ramsey Chapin, 83, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away March 6, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 9 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens with Rev. Rose Mincey officiating.

Mrs. Chapin was a member of Vestal United Methodist Church in Knoxville for 40 years and attended the Community Church in Fairfield Glade, she attended Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Robert and Rose Sliger Ramsey.

Survivors include her husband, Marshall Chapin, of Fairfield Glade; sons, William Chapin of Great Falls, Va., Stephen Chapin of Westminster, Md., Phillip Chapin of Knoxville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Clarice Bible of Knoxville; brothers, Buster Ramsey of Maryville, Wendell Ramsey of Brooks, Ga., Knox Ramsey of Kilmanock, Va.; several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Vestal United Methodist Church, 115 Ogle Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920 or to Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive, Fairfield Glade, TN 38558.

McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home of Maryville, Tenn., was in charge of arrangements.

HENRY JOSEPH HOLDEN

Funeral services for Henry Joseph Hank Holden, 73, of Westel, who passed away Thursday, March 6, were conducted Sunday, March 9 from the chapel of Evans Mortuary with interment at the Oak Grove Cemetery with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Guard. Rev. John Pair and Rev. Charles Christopher officiated.

Mr. Holden was a retired Captain of the Fire Fighters for the City of Chicago with 31 years service, an U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and retired U.S. Navy Reserve. He was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include his wife Elizabeth Liz Holden of Rockwood; daughter and son-in-law, Linda Ann and Fred Vitek of Chicago, Ill.; son and daughter-in-law, Richard John and Zania Holden of Hinsdale, Ill.; brother, Thaddeus Holden of Oxford, Mass.; sisters, Genevieve Lorkiewicz of Oxford and Cecelia Koscivszek of Spencer, Mass.; grandchildren, Jennifer Vitek, Stefanie and Scott Holden and Amber Holden; several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Westel Volunteer Fire Department of the Westel Baptist Church Building Fund.

Evans Mortuary of Rockwood was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT ALLEN MATHUS

Funeral services for Robert Allen Mathus, 58, of Crossville, who passed away March 5, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 10 from Sunset Funeral Home of Frankfort, Ky. Bro. Fred Knickerbocker officiated.

Mr. Mathus was a native of Jefferson County and the son of the late Allen D. and Virginia Mathus. He was a machinist for Capital City Tool and a member of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his daughters, Joyce Sizemore of Frankfort, and Susan Wilson of Shelbyville, Ky.; sisters, Dorothy Self of Memphis, Ind. and Barbara "Bobbie" Jean Downs of Bardstown, Ky.; his loving companion, Carolyn Thompkins of Crossville; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Crobn's Disease Foundation.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ADAM TORRELLI

Funeral services for Adam Torrelli, 84, of Crossville, who passed away March 6, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 10 from St. John's Catholic Cemetery Chapel of Brooklyn, New York with interment at St. John's Catholic Cemetery.

Mr. Torrelli was born May 14, 1912 in Brooklyn to the late Ralph and Giovannia Torrelli. He was a boiler repairman and a member of the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

Survivors include his daughters, Jeanne Quaranta of Statten Island, New York and Marie Del Mastro of Queens, New York; son, Deacon Ralph Torrelli of Crossville; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CARMEN E. BREWER

Funeral services for Carmen Ezella Brewer, 85, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 27, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 2 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Atkins Cemetery, Bro. Arlon Way officiated.

Pallbearers were Billy Wood, Oliver Brewer, Richard Standefer, Dennis Sapp, Raymond and Randy Brewer. Mrs. Brewer was born March 27, 1911 in Robertson County, Tenn., to the late Lee Roy and Bell Suggs Darrow. She was a homemaker and member of the Fairview Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Victor Brewer; sister, Eva McGrew; half brother, Andrew Brewer; half sister, Garnette Sanders; stepson, L.B. Brewer; and stepdaughters, Mary Burgess, Mozell Burgess and Daisy Cody.

Survivors include her stepsons, Aluah Brewer and James L. Brewer, both of Elyra, Ohio; stepdaughters, Wyneet Shrum and Myrtle Jo Nichols, both of Crossville; half sisters, Winnie Myrtle Howe of Arkansas, Carnettia Peters and Ann Louise Agrrera, both of Clarksville, Tenn., and Sue Darrow of New York; half brothers, William Robert Brewer of Spencer, Ronald Darrow of Madisonville, Kent., Alfred Darrow of Springfield, Tenn., Jimmy Darrow of Russellville, Ark., Edgar Darrow of Indianapolis, Ind., and John Ewing Darrow of Strugess, Ky.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN T. DAVIS

John Red Thomas Davis, 74, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 28, 1997, were conducted Monday, March 3 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. B.J. Brown officiated.

Pallbearers were James Davis, Eugene Achey, Ernest Achey, D.C. Davis, Johnny Davis and Fred Medley Jr.

Mr. Davis was born Feb. 15, 1923 in Cumberland County to Litton and Martha Houston Davis. He was a sawyer.

He was preceded in death by his great-nephew, Charlie Medley.

Survivors include his sisters, Annie Lucille Jones and Ruth Potter, both of Crossville and special cousin, Deannie Eller of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CORDELL GRIMSLEY

Funeral services for Cordell T. Grimsley, 84, of Cookeville, who passed away March 2, 1997, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 from the Monterey Baptist Church. Mr. Grimsley will lie-in-state at the church Wednesday from noon until time for the services. Interment will follow in the Welch Memorial Cemetery. Rev. Bill Vance and Rev. Gerrald R. Bland will officiate at the services.

Honorary pallbearers will be the senior adult men's Sunday school class.

Active pallbearers will be Dan Parrott, Luke Turner, Clift Bishop, Jerry Robinson, Billy and Shea Grimsley, Jack Parrott and Carson Caudill.

Mr. Grimsley suffered an apparent massive stroke Sunday morning at First Baptist Church while preparing breakfast for the Baptist Men's Brotherhood meeting. He died later that day in Cookeville General Hospital. He was born Jan. 8, 1913 in Putnam, Tenn., and was the son of the late Howard and Ella Phillips Grimsley. He was retired from the tax revenue division with the State of Tennessee Department of Revenue. He was a member of the Monterey First Baptist Church for more than 70 years; a member of the men's senior adult Sunday school class and a member of the church choir for more than 50 years.

He was a member of the Monterey Masonic Lodge No. 751 and a member of the American License Plate Association.

He was an avid outdoorsman.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Emogene Sampley Grimsley; daughter, Ella Sue Grimsley; son, Charles Grimsley; sister, Estelle Grimsley and brothers, Virgil, Lowell and Hugh Grimsley.

Survivors include his special friend, Mrs. Rose Pinkston of Cookeville; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Roy Howard of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Frances Grimsley of Jackson, Tenn., Jack and Linda Grimsley of Greensburg, Ky., John and Marla Grimsley of Pleasant Hill, Tenn., Bill Grimsley of Columbia, Tenn. and Robert Grimsley of Crossville; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brother, James Grimsley of Tampa and sisters, Daphine Huddleston of Clarksville and Lorelle Meredith of Dayton, Ohio.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LILLIE J. MILLER

Funeral services for Lillie Joan Miller, 89, of Rockwood, who passed away Feb. 26, 1997, were conducted Saturday, March 1 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Grassy Cove Cemetery. Bro. George Long officiated.

Pallbearers were Pete Ford, James Kemmer, Billy Winningham, Tony Brock, Mose Bristow and Nathan Brock.

Mrs. Miller was born April 26, 1907 in Cumberland County to Charlie and Nettie Parham Kemmer. She was a factory floor supervisor and a member of the Grassy Cove Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Miller; parents, Charlie and Nettie Parham Kemmer; and brothers, Lane, Lester, Andrew, Leither and infant boy Kemmer.

Survivors include her sister, Bea Knox of Crossville; brother, Hugh Kemmer of Rockwood; and several nieces and nephews.

ORA V. NETHERTON

Funeral services for Ora V. Netherton, 75, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 26, 1997, were conducted Friday, Feb. 28 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. Junior Hale officiated with special music by John Pugh, Terry and Kathy Bear.

Pallbearers were Barry Netherton, Brad Netherton, Robert Netherton, Billy Rudolph, David Rudolph, Tommy Kemmer and Sam Campbell.

Mrs. Netherton was born Jan. 14, 1922 in Putnam County to Oscar and Mamie Lee Jackson Goodwin. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of God of Prophecy.

Survivors include her husband, Dallas Netherton; daughters, Lola Rudolph, Rose Brown, Evelyn Netherton and Juanita Netherton, all of Crossville; sons, Wayne, Dow, Walter, and Paul Netherton, all of Crossville; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Kay White of Lake Tahoe, Calif., Jackie Depino of Richmond, Va., Faye Duggar of Seattle, Wash., and Ruby Lee of Cookeville; and brothers, J. D. Goodwin of Cookeville and Kenneth Goodwin of Athens, Tenn.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

PEARL POWELL

Graveside Services for Pearl Powell, 92, of Harrison, Tenn., who passed away March 3, 1997 will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, Tenn. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, March 5 at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. Mrs. Powell was a native of Rockwood, she lived in Crossville for 50 years before moving to Harrison in 1987. She was one of the founders of Central Baptist Church of Crossville and a member of the Bayside Baptist Church of Harrison.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Anderson Powell Sr., and son, James Anderson Powell Jr.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Jill Powell Stancombe of Clarksville, Tenn., Charles "Andy" Powell of Ooltewah, Tenn., and James Scott Powell of Harrison; great-grandchildren, Brittany Stancombe, Ryan Powell, Dustin and Alexandrea Powell; brother, Tom Bierkamp of Rockwood; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Buster Vandergriff Playground, in c/o the Hixon Kiwanis Club, or to the Building Fund at Central Baptist Church of Crossville, or to your favorite charity. Chattanooga Funeral Home North Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

STAN REED

Funeral services for Stancle Allen Reed, 59, of Woody, who passed away Feb. 28, 1997, were conducted Sunday, March 2 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Dave McGammon officiated with special music by Belinda Robbins, Dale Walker, Martha McGammon and Felicia Gunter.

Pallbearers were Richard Johnson, Darrell Beaty, Homer Taylor, Jimmy Gunter, Jerry DeRossett, Jeff Taylor, Burr Swallows, Clyde Taylor and Clifford Bristow.

Mr. Reed was born June 20, 1997 to Richard and Nannie Sherrill Reed. He was a truck driver and member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was an U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Reba Russell Reed of Crossville; sons, Timmy and Kevin Reed, both of Ohio; mother, Nannie Reed Morris of Crossville; sisters, Nell West, Ethel Houston and Thelma Jean Patton, all of Crossville; brothers, Emmitt Reed and Joe Reed, both of Crossville and Roger Reed of Cookeville; and several nieces and nephews.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RAYMOND STAFFORD

Funeral services for Raymond Stafford, 51, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 8, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 11 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with interment at Smiths Chapel, Jackson County, Tenn. Elmer Graham officiated.

Pallbearers were Doyle Burnes, Tim Miller, Crickett Rector, Mike Dillman, Gene Dixon and Steve Hurley. Mr. Raymond Stafford was born Aug. 14, 1945. He was a carpenter and a member of The Full Gospel Church.

He was preceded in death by father, Elijh Stafford, and a brother, James Ray Stafford.

Survivors include his mother, Lulie Allen Stafford of Crossville; sons, Timothy Stafford and Raymond Morgan, both of Crossville; daughters, Sandy Dunn, Jennifer Schultz and Amy Stafford, all of Crossville; brothers, Roy Stafford, Thomas Stafford, and Rickie Stafford, all of Crossville and Richard Stafford of Jackson County, Tenn.; sisters, Reba Williams and Avie Stafford, both of Crossville; a special friend, Mary Houston of Crossville; and five grandchildren.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DOVIE MARIE BURGESS FARMER

Funeral services for Dovie Marie Burgess Farmer, 70, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 23, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 25 from the Winesap Freewill Baptist Christian Church of Christ with interment at Hales Chapel Cemetery. Rev. Leslie Hickey officiated.

Mrs. Farmer was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Blount County, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Winesap Freewill Baptist Christian Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jessie Truman J.T. Burgess, husbands, Jessie P. Burgess and Arthur Farmer.

Survivors include her daughter, Barbara Haston of Dalton, Ga.; sons, Horace Burgess, Johnnie Clyde Burgess, Jackie Lee Burgess, and Jerry Lee Burgess, all of Crossville; sisters, Nona Richardson and Lois Payne of Crossville, Irene Teffenteller and Mamie Burchfield, both of Maryville, Tenn.; brothers, Floyd Boring of Crossville and Don Boring of Maryville; stepchildren, Jeanette Salyer of Maryville and Maynard Farmer of California; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN FRANK MAYER

Funeral mass for John Frank Mayer, 64, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Feb. 21, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 25 from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with Father Philip Thoni officiating. Pallbearers were Jim Kates, Bob Conners, Robin Campbell, Hans Schetter, Frank Radwick and Robert Meyers.

Mr. Mayer was born March 25, 1932 in New York City  Bronx, N.Y., to John and Anna Mayer. He was a member of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was a business administrator.

Survivors include his wife, Julie Bratim Mayer of Fairfield Glade; daughter, Linda Mayer of Fairfield Glade; son, Timothy Mayer and wife Lori of Rockford, Ill.; sister, Loretta Mayer of Florida; granddaughter, Apryl Mayer and grandson, Colin Mayer.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

PAULINE PRUITT

Funeral services for Pauline Pruitt, 87, of Homesteads, who passed away Feb. 20, 1997, were conducted Sunday, Feb. 23 from the Church of God on Sparta Highway with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Rev. Gene Burgess officiated.

Pallbearers were Doug Crabtree, Joe Elmore, Bill Cottrell, George Tabor, Jerry Hembree and Doyle Hembree.

Mrs. Pruitt was born Dec. 25, 1909 in Crab Orchard to George and Teresa Stevens Tabor. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God on Sparta Highway.

Survivors include her son, Ridley Pruitt of Norton, Ohio; grandchildren, Brenda Pruitt and Jay Pruitt and wife, Tammye, all of Norton; one daughter-in-law, Bonnie Pruitt of Norton.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN H. SAYLOR

Funeral services for John Henry Saylor, 60, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 20, 1997, were conducted Saturday, Feb. 22 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home. Rev. Wesley Hilton officiated. Graveside services were held Sunday, Feb. 23 at New Forest Hill Cemetery with interment following.

Pallbearers were Carl Barnett, Ronnie Copeland Sr., Ronnie Copeland Jr., Norman Armstrong and Junior Tuttle.

Mr. Saylor was born May 4, 1936 in Leslie County, Ky., to Henry and Sara Brock Saylor. He was a factory worker and member of the Holiness Church.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Saylor of Crossville; son, Ronnie G. Copeland of Crossville; brothers, Wilkie Saylor, Claude Saylor and Denver Saylor, all of Pineville, Ky.; and sisters, Iva Saylor and Carrie Wilson, both of Pineville, Ky.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ANNA EVELYN SINEN

Anna Evelyn Sinen, 85, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Feb. 21, 1997. Ms. Sinen was born Feb. 17, 1912 in Muskegon, Mich., to George Oliver and Pearl Sinen. Survivors include her niece Lois Sinen Smith.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN L. WILSON SR.

Funeral services for John Logan Wilson Sr., 83, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 22, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 25 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Thomas Springs Cemetery. Rev. J.T. Davis and Rev. Will Hugh Campbell officiated.

Pallbearers were Joe Tucker, Willie Dodson, Shane Lewis, Jimmy Norris, Russell Lawson and Nathan Netherton.

Mr. Wilson was born Oct. 31, 1913 in Cumberland County to the late Posey and Amy Jane Campbell Wilson. He had been an assembly line employee for Goodyear Aircraft in Akron, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Eston, Roy, Porter and Leon Wilson; and sister, Essie Dodson.

Survivors include his wife, Mae Wilson of Crossville; daughters, Gail Reagan of Chattanooga, Pattie Green and Linda Houston, both of Crossville; son, Johnny Wilson of Chattanooga; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and sister, Ellen Walker of Barberton, Ohio.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROCKY A. BIGFORD

Memorial services for Rocky A. Bigford, 39, of Abernathy, Texas, formerly of Crossville, who passed away March 3, 1997, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9 at the Memorial Baptist Church on Highway 70 West, Crossville.

Mr. Bigford was born March 20, 1957 in Durand, Mich., to Ernest and Nova Bigford.

Survivors include his mother, Nova and stepfather, Fred Shuman of Crossville; brother, William Bigford of Crossville; and sisters, Ella Clemons of Sparta, Ruth Ann Adkins of Akron, Ohio and Debra Lynn Myers of McMinnville.

AMANDA J. ADAMS

Funeral services for Amanda Jane Adams, 84, Crossville, who passed away Feb. 22, 1997, were conducted Tuesday, Feb. 25 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Slate Springs Cemetery. Elders Austin Hamby and Jerry Hassler officiated.

Pallbearers were Donald Adams, David Gibson, Scott McDonald, Eugene Adams, Keith Adams, Terry McDonald, John Weaver, Ralph Gibson, Leroy Gibson and Gary Adams.

Mrs. Adams was born May 20, 1912 in Cumberland County to the late Perry and Nancy Turner Dixon. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Adams; brothers, Horace, Lee and Zack Dixon; two children; and two great-grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Wilda Gibson, Eula Keagle and Wanda Crockett, all of Crossville; sons, Dennis Adams, Donald Adams, Cleo Adams and Danny Adams, all of Crossville; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, Ray Dixon of Crossville; and sister, Ethel Lee of Harriman.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CINDAL AUTUMN BOWERS

Funeral services for Cindal Autumn Bowers, infant, who passed away Feb. 20, 1997, were conducted Monday, Feb. 24 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Thomas Springs Cemetery. Rev. David Tilley officiated.

Cindal was born Feb. 18, 1997 in Knoxville.

Survivors include her parents, Dale and Lori Burdette Bowers, of Crossville; grandmother, Jewell Bowers of High Springs, Fla.; and grandparents, Bruce and Rita Burdette of Crossville

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BARBARA BUTLER

Funeral mass for Barbara Butler, 74, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Feb. 23, 1997, were conducted Thursday, Feb. 27 at St. Philip Neri R. C. Church in Northport, N.Y.

Mrs. Butler was the wife of the late Edward A. Butler and longtime resident of Middletown Township, N.J. She resided in Fairfield Glade for the last seven years.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Butler Dowling of Northport, N.Y., Colleen Butler Gowl of New York City, Edward A. Butler, III of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Mark Case Butler of Wassenaar, The Netherlands, and Peg Butler of New York City; grandchildren, Brian Elizabeth Butler Dowling and Catherine Butler Gowl; brother, Rodger Case of Columbus, Ohio, and sister, Jean Wein of Columbus, Ga.

Memorial donations in Barbara Butler's name may be sent to The Memorial and Honor Program of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-0704.

Nolan and Taylor-Howe Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

GEORGIA DAVIS

Funeral services for Georgia Davis, 94, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 22, 1997, were conducted Monday, Feb. 24, from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. Phil Jenkins officiated.

Pallbearers were Gerald Deck, Tom Kidwell, George Hudson, Coy Loveday, Eddy Brown and Sydney White. Mrs. Davis was born Dec. 5, 1902 in Cumberland County to Alfred and Rebecca Shaffer Hamby. She was a housewife and member of Crossville Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter F. Davis; son, Roy Davis and grandson, Charles Lawson.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Henry Lawson of Dayton, Ohio; and grandchildren, Rebekah Lawson of Dayton and Michael Davis of Clarksville, Tenn.

Family requests memorials be made to Hospice.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELBERT T. HANNAH

Funeral services for Elbert Theodore Hannah, 72, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 20, 1997, were conducted Sunday, Feb. 23 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Rev. Wayne Matthews officiated.

Pallbearers were Tony Hannah, Larry Hannah, Gregory Calloway, Michael Massengill, Aubrey King, Gary Dillon, Johnny Whitaker and Horace Keck.

Mr. Hannah was born Nov. 6, 1924 in Greenup, Ky., to Charles And Effie Nickle Hannah. He was a construction worker and member of the Bible Baptist Church. He also served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Hannah of Crossville; daughter, Tonda Smith of Bothell, Wash., Darla Massengill of Crossville; Valerie Calloway of Atlanta, Ga.; sons, Larry Hannah of Crossville and Glenn Hannah of Corpus Christi, Tex.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and sister Gladys Bryson of South Shore, Ky.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

THOMAS C. KERLEY

Funeral services for Thomas Clifford Kerley, 81, of Big Lick, who passed away Feb. 22, 1997, were conducted Monday, Feb. 24 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiating. Graveside services were conducted Wednesday at the Big Lick Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jerry, Larry, Darrell, Jeremy, Joe, Jesse, Jonathan and Michael Kerley.

Mr. Kerley was born July 2, 1915 in Cumberland County to John and Nora Croft Kerley. He was a carpenter and of the Protestant faith. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II.

Survivor include his wife, Cora Kerley of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Barbara Kerley and Wendell and Velma Kerley, all of Crossville; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Imogene Wright of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROYCE MCCLOUD

Funeral services for Royce McCloud, 39, of Monterey, who passed away Feb. 26, 1997, will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, Feb. 28 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home with interment to follow at the Phillips Cemetery in the Anderson community. Rev. James Phillips will officiate.

Mr. McCloud was born July 29, 1957 in Overton County to J.D. and Bessie Harris McCloud. He was employed with Hermitage Hardwood in Cookeville.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Joan Meek McCloud of Monterey; stepdaughters, Joannie Holt and Jodi Holt, both of Monterey; sister, Debbie Burke of Monterey; brothers, Dennis McCloud, Tommy McCloud, Keith McCloud and Scottie McCloud, all of Monterey; and maternal grandmother, Rachel Harris of Monterey.

Goff Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HENRY HANK WELCH

Funeral services for Henry Hank Martin Welch, 71, of Crossville, who passed away Feb. 20, 1997, were conducted Saturday, Feb. 22 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with interment at Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. Terry Bear officiated with special music by Butch Pugh, Terry and Kathy Bear.

Pallbearers were Mr. Welch's brothers.

Mr. Welch was born Aug. 8, 1925 in Campbell County to Thomas and Bernice Wyles Welch. He was a heavy equipment operator and of the Protestant faith.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas L. Welch, and sister, Vera Mullinax.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Welch of Crossville; daughter, Sharon Welch of Crossville; son, Linley M. Welch of Florida; two grandchildren; mother, Bernice Welch of Crab Orchard; brothers, Conrad, Albert, Ralph and William Welch, all of Crossville, Reval Welch of Dayton, Texas; Donald Welch of Deweyville, Texas, and Larry Welch of Palestine, Texas; and sisters, Dorothy Love, Darlean Mullinax and Norma Turner, all of Crab Orchard, and Bertha Welch of Covington, Ga.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the the arrangements.