JAMES HORACE BARNWELL

James Horace Barnwell, 90, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 17, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 20 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Pomona Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Ingram officiated.

Mr. Barnwell was born Sept. 8, 1910, in Cumberland County, the son of George and Willie Eugene Griffis Barnwell.

He was a laborer, and of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include three brothers, Frank Barnwell, David Barnwell and John Barnwell, all of Crossville.

He was preceded in death by five brothers, Charlie Barnwell, Fred Barnwell, Albert Barnwell, Amon Barnwell and Gidd Barnwell; and three sisters, Elizabeth Rector, Rhoda Bell Barnwell and Willie E. Barnwell.

Pallbearers were Tony Barnwell, Quinn Barnwell, Michael Barnwell, Jason Barnwell, David Barnwell and Kenny Moore.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIS PRYOR BOHANNON

Willis Pryor Bohannon, 61, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Brown's Mill Cemetery. Bro. Hobert Delk officiated.

Mr. Bohannon was born April 24, 1939, in Putnam County, TN, the son of Richie and Pearl Abston Bohannon.

He was a farm worker, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his sisters, Ever Smith and Essie Webb, both of Rickman, TN, Jessie Smith of Kingsport, TN, and Joyce Dyer of Cookeville, TN; and brothers, James Bohannon of Cookeville, Robert Bohannon of Georgia, Claude Bohannon and Raymond Bohannon, both of Crossville, and Jack Bohannon of Pennsylvania.

Pallbearers were Carl Barnwell, Cecil Stafford, Mike Bohannon, Tony Bilbrey, Glenn Raines, Scotty Robbins and Anthony Bilbrey.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HALEY BOLIN

Haley Bolin, 20, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 17, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 21 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Haleys Garden Cemetery. Delmar McCowen officiated.

Ms. Bolin was born July 2, 1980, in Cumberland County.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her mother, Angie Bolin Gilley of Crossville; father, Eddie Gilley of Crossville; brother, Jeremy Bolin of Crossville; half-brothers, Brett Gilley of Cookeville, TN, and Jason Creswell of North Carolina; half-sister, Shaun Gilley of Georgia; grandparents, Cecil and Reva Bolin of Crossville; grandmother, Fay Gilley; special friends, Carrie Reese and Jeff Rogers of Crossville; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Charles Gilley; and two aunts, Erlene Morgan and Ruth Bolin.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Bolin, Mike Bolin, Joel Bolin, Brent Bolin, Josh Bolin and Jeff Rogers.

Honorary pallbearers were Angie Gilley and Cecil Bolin.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JEAN R. CROSS

Jean R. Cross, 83, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 19, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Memorial services will be conducted Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at Fairfield Glade Community Church, with the Rev. Dale Marshall officiating.

Ms. Cross was born Aug. 19, 1917, in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of Vincent and Margot Crasemann Roberts.

She was a homemaker, and a member of Fairfield Glade Community Church.

Survivors include her sons, James A. Cross of Long Beach, NY, David Cross of Neptune City, NJ, and William Cross of Charlotte, NC; daughters, Carol Conrad of McLean, VA, and Sally Cross Whittaker of Charlottesville, VA; brother, Richard Roberts of Appleton, WI; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

JUDY BEATY HUMBLE

Judy Beaty Humble, 56, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 25, 2000. Graveside services were conducted Nov. 25 at King Cemetery in Fentress County, TN, with Bro. David Beaty officiating.

Mrs. Humble was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Overton County, TN, the daughter of Herman and Pearl Jane Vaughn Beaty.

She was a computer lab coordinator, and a member of the Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Humble of Crossville; son, William Michael Humble of Ontario, Canada; daughter, Linda Humble Bentley of Lake Elsinore, CA; daughter and son-in-law, Christy Humble Weeks and Dennis Weeks of Fallbrook, CA; daughter and friend, Leslie Humble and Bruce Givens of Cedar Lake, IN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank and Joan Beaty, Pat and Glee Beaty and Dock and Jo Beaty, all of Crossville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Willie Mae and Dick Kline of Hollywood, CA, and Helen and Alex Clark of Nacogdoches, TX; sister, Erman Smith of Canoga Park, CA; four grandchildren, Jerald Bentley of Lake Elsinore, CA, Scott Weeks and Jennifer Weeks, both of Fallbrook, and Elijah Humble O'Grady of Ontario; one great-grandchild, Janessa Bentley; 15 nieces and nephews; and 20 grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Pearl Jane Vaughn Beaty; and brothers, John Beaty and Sam Beaty.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Judy Beaty Humble Scholarship Fund, c/o Highland Federal Savings and Loan Association, 106 S. Main St., Crossville, TN 38555.

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

HERBERT KYRK

Herbert Kyrk, 79, of Crossville, passed away March 11, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 20 at Central Baptist Church, with burial in City Cemetery. Roland Smith officiated.

Mr. Kyrk was born March 11, 1921, in Alffa, IL.

He was a minister.

Survivors include his wife, Viola Kyrk of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Christina Kyrk of Lake Wales, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Janna and Norm Erickson of Minneapolis, MN; brother and sister-in-law, Rueben and Maxine Kyrk of Cincinnati, OH; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Bill Dykema of Montica, CA; and grandsons, Seth Erickson and Mark Erickson of Minneapolis.

Pallbearers were Mark Erickson, Seth Erickson, Loren Kyrk, Bob Tidwell, Roger Holland and Ray Dillon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

BURTON McCOWAN

Burton McCowan, 88, of Monterey, TN, passed away Nov. 27, 2000. Funeral services will be conducted today, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, with interment to follow in Love Joy Cemetery. The Rev. Barry Purser and the Rev. Clayton Padgett will officiate.

Mr. McCowan was born Oct. 15, 1912, in Overton County, TN, the son of William and Burzilla Eldridge McCowan.

He was a coal miner, and a member of Monterey First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of almost 69 years, Martha Phipps McCowan of Monterey; daughters, Artie Hassler of the Mineral Springs community near Monterey, Glenna McCowan of Little Rock, AR, and Lois Ann Hosier of Lebanon, TN; sons, Otis McCowan of Nashville, TN, Ellis McCowan and Arnold McCowan, both of Monterey, Avery McCowan of Dayton, TN, Bobby McCowan of Daysville, TN, and David McCowan of Andersonville, SC; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mazell McCowan; a grandson, Jerry Hassler; and a great-grandchild, Dylan Bilbrey.

Goff Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

DOROTHY KATE PELFREY

Dorothy "Dot" Kate Pelfrey, 75, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 16, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 19 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. Bro. Albert Griffin, a family friend, officiated. A eulogy was given by Tony Perry and Rhonda Lawson of the "Chase and Perry Show" of WOW 102.5.

Mrs. Pelfrey was born Aug. 28, 1925, in White County, TN, the daughter of William and Effie Hale Johnson.

She was a secretary, employed by Monticello Canning Company, and a member of the Church of Christ. She was an Avon lady for 25 years, and a crewette for the Cumberland County Rescue Squad for 33 years.

Survivors include her husband, Lester Pelfrey Sr. of Crossville; son, Tommy Pelfrey of Crossville; daughter, Sylvia Lewis of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, Shanda and Ted Campbell of Crossville; daughter-in-law in her heart, Kathy Evans; children in heart, Randy and Barbara Dinkins; sister, Reba Parham of Crossville; grandchildren, G.G. Lewis-Hood, Teeter Pelfrey, Jonathan Campbell, Justin Campbell, Jeremy Campbell, Jeanna Campbell, Kim Lewis-Tabor and Nicole Golden; and great-grandchildren, Colton Hood, Hailey Hood and Ty Tabor.

She was preceded in death by a son, Lester Pelfrey Jr.; and a brother, W.T. Johnson.

Pallbearers were Teeter Pelfrey, G.G. Lewis-Hood, Arlie Hood, Kim Lewis-Tabor, Tim Tabor and Don Roysden.

Honorary pallbearers were Nicole Golden, Colton Hood, Jonathan Campbell and Johnny Davis.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Additional obituary information was provided by the family.

GEORGIA MAE RECTOR

Georgia Mae Rector, 79, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 15, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 18 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Frost Cemetery. The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated, with special music by Carolyn Schubert and Regina Qualls.

Mrs. Rector was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Cumberland County, the daughter of C.W. and Dora Sevier Copeland.

She was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her daughters, Lou Ann Ford of Monterey, TN, Vera Brown of Crossville and Mary Ruth Eller of Florence, KY; sons, Arthur Rector, Willie Lee Rector, George Lee Rector, Frank Rector and Jerry Rector, all of Crossville, Campbell Rector of Cookeville, TN, Hayden Rector Jr. of Smyrna, TN, and Michael Rector of Nashville, TN; sister, Maggie Woody of Crossville; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hayden Rector Sr.; son, L.B. Rector; and three grandchildren, Ron Lee Rector, William Carl Ford and James Hayden Eller.

Pallbearers were Brian Brown, Jonathan Rector, Toby Rector, George Russell Rector, Tony Hale and Darrell Walker.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RUTH PEARL WILSON

Ruth Pearl Wilson, 71, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 20, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 22 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Grassy Cove Methodist Church Cemetery. Bro. James Flatt and Sister Fay Tucker officiated, with special music by Danny Smith and Charlene Stone.

Mrs. Wilson was born Sept. 13, 1929, in Crossville, the daughter of Elbert and Ruby Miller Monroe.

She was a homemaker, and a member of Grassy Cove Methodist Church.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Betty Jo and Doug Anderson of Joelton, TN, and Linda and Frank Barnwell of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Wendell and Susanne Wilson and Bill and Nancy Wilson, all of Crossville; sisters, Louise Bolin of Waterloo, IN, Susie Dyer and Billie Brown, both of Crossville, Hazel Lemons of Grandview, TN, and Judy Driver of Spring City, TN; brothers, Elbert "Bud" Monroe of Fort Wayne, IN, and Oscar "Tog" Monroe of Pikeville, TN; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Goodhue Wilson.

Pallbearers were Hank Kemmer, Jim Kemmer, Danny Kemmer, Wayne Smith, Toby Whitson and Patrick Garrison.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LYDIA ESTES ALEXANDER

Lydia Estes Alexander, 79, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 24, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 25 at Monroe Christian Church, with burial in Story Cemetery. Glen Winningham officiated.

Mrs. Alexander was born Feb. 3, 1921 in Overton County, TN, the daughter of H.O. and Lona Story.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Ilene Teeple of Crossville and Brenda Bilbrey of Nashville; a brother, O.B. Story of Monroe, TN; and four grandchildren, James and Alice Bilbrey, and John and Daniel Teeple.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Alexander; and her parents, H.O. and Lona Story.

Pallbearers were James Bilbrey, Leon Story, Floyd Earl Story, John Story, Willie Qualls and Mark Garner.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

TREY ALLEN DURHAM

Trey Allen Durham, an infant, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 23, 2000, at East Tennessee Children's Hospital of Knoxville. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 26 at the Clarkrange Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home, with burial in Durham Cemetery. Bro. Shawn Durham officiated.

Trey was born Nov. 8, 2000, in Crossville, the son of Jeff Durham and Sherry Reynolds.

Survivors include his parents, Jeff Durham and Sherry Reynolds of Crossville; his maternal grandmother, Sue Reynolds of Jamestown; his paternal grandmother, Deb Durham of Algood; great-grandmothers, Francis Durham of Monterey and Gladys Ledbetter of Byrdstown; great-grandfather, Tony Durham of Monterey; and a host of aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandmother, Mable Hill.

The pallbearer was Josh Hall.

Clarkrange Chapel-Jennings Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBBIE IRVINE

Robbie Irvine, 85, of Monterey, TN, passed away Nov. 23, 2000, at Standing Stone Health Care Center of Monterey. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 26 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, Monterey, with burial in Welch Memorial Cemetery. Bro. Glen Goggins officiated.

Mrs. Irvine was born May 15, 1915, in Monterey, the daughter of Carlen and Pearl Kidwell Swafford.

She was a retired employee of the Bank of Putnam County-Monterey Branch and a member of Monterey Church of Christ.

Survivors include a brother, Bryson Swafford of Fort Smith, AR.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Irvine; her parents, Carlen and Pearl Kidwell Swafford; a sister, Betty Hicks; her twin brother, Robert Swafford; and another brother, Carl Swafford.

Goff Funeral Home of Monterey was in charge of the arrangements.

MARY JONES

Mary Jones, 65, of Monterey, TN, passed away Nov. 25, 2000, at Livingston Regional Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 27 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, Monterey, with burial in Wilson Cemetery. Bro. Earl Stephens and the Rev. David Harris officiated.

Mrs. Jones was born June 1, 1935 in Robbins, TN, the daughter of Leonard and Linda Sexton Ellis.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Love Joy Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Sam Jones of Monterey; a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Gary Vanderpool of Winterville, NC; a son and daughter-in-law, Mary and Bruce Ellis of Monterey; two brothers, Bill Ellis of Lancing, TN, and John M. Ellis of Anderson, IN; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Linda Sexton Ellis.

Goff Funeral Home of Monterey is in charge of the arrangements.

ERNEST MILLS JR.

Bro. Ernest Mills Jr., 86, of Sparta, TN, passed away Nov. 24, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 27 from East Sparta Church of God. Bro. Jason Graham, Bro. Jerry Barnwell, Bro. Jimmy Scott and Bro. Bobby Scott, a representative of the Church of God in Tennessee, officiated. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, from Frasier Chapel Cemetery, with Bro. Albert Smith and Bro. Danny Sullivan officiating.

Bro. Mills was born July 23, 1914, in Van Buren County, TN, the son of Sammy Monroe and Mollie Bell Brock Mills.

He was a retired Church of God minister and a long-time radio minister in the area. He was a member of Spencer Church of God.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Geneva and Howard Thomason of Sparta; three granddaughters and their husbands, Linda Sue and Butch Kahl, Karen and Mitchell Duane Neal and Pennie and Eugene Shrum, all of Sparta; five great-grandchildren, Jimmy Neal, Leslie Neal, Bryon Shrum, Lakota Shrum and Ernest "Teddy" Kahl, all of Sparta; three nieces, Dorothy Mills, Nancy Moss and Neva Hudson; and three nephews, Billy Wallace, Lynn Wallace and Donald Brock.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Anna Lee Davis Mills and Elma Lee Miller Mills; his parents, Sammy Monroe and Mollie Bell Brock Mills; a son, Byron Mills; and a brother, Julius Clinton Mills.

Pallbearers are Billy Wallace, Lynn Wallace, Donald Brock, Johnny Lee Sparkman, Wayne Sullivan and Junior Forsythe. Honorary pallbearers are Ted Winnett, Isacc Neal, W.C. Haston, Isaiah Allen, Lansford Forsythe, George Matheney, Jim Miller, Robert Cecil Wilson, Kenneth Peters, Loyce Mullican, James Brock, Tommy Bergthal and Lester Yates.

Thurman Funeral Home of Sparta is in charge of arrangements.

NANNA LOU BREWER SCARBROUGH

Nanna Lou Brewer Scarbrough, 59, of Murfreesboro, TN, passed away Nov. 25, 2000, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. Funeral services will be conducted at noon Wednesday, Nov. 29, in Jennings & Ayers Chapel of Murfreesboro, with Phil DePriest officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Mrs. Scarbrough was born July 6, 1941. The daughter of William Ralph and Sallie Jane Shipley Brewer, she was a native of Claiborne, TN, who had lived in Rutherford County, TN, for the past 25 years.

She worked in dietary management at Woodbury Nursing Home and was a member of United Pentecostal Church of Murfreesboro.

Survivors include her father, William Ralph Brewer of Crossville; a daughter, Sally Suzanne Scarbrough of Murfreesboro; a brother, Stanley Clayton Brewer of Chattanooga, TN; two sisters, Alice Faye Ryle of Burlington, KY, and Mabel Madewell of Ringgold, GA; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sallie Jane Shipley Brewer; and two sisters, Betty Hassler and Wanda Jean Padgett.

Jennings & Ayers of Murfreesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

ELEANOR S. TIPPY

Eleanor S. Tippy, 86, of Carterville, IL, passed away Nov. 25, 2000, in Herrin Hospital of Herrin, IL. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 in Riggin-Pillatsch Funeral Home of Carterville, with burial in Rosehill Cemetery of Marion, IL. The Rev. Dorothy Cook will officiate. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Nov. 30 in the funeral home.

Mrs. Tippy was born Feb. 19, 1914, in Granite City, IL, the daughter of Lubomir Stefanoff and Gureff Slava.

A 1938 graduate of Southern Illinois University, she taught school in Illinois and Tennessee for several years. For 46 years, she and her husband lived in Oak Ridge, where they raised their family. They moved to Carterville in 1990. She was active in many school activities and was a charter member of American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Ryburn R. Tippy of Carterville; a daughter, Ann Tibbatts of Bethel, CT; a son, Richard Tippy of Crossville; two sisters, Mary Evans of Pacific Palisade, CA, and Ruth Heckel of Carterville; eight grandchildren, Brooke Shay and Ethan Tippy, both of LaGrange, GA, Terri Tibbatts and Thomas Tibbatts, both of Washington, CT, Luke Tippy of Crossville, Matthew Tippy of Charlotte, NC, Nathan Tippy of Nashville and Laurie Williams of Hopkinton, MA; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lubomir Stefanoff and Grueff Slava; a son, Alan R. Tippy; and a sister, Dorothy Mitchell.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Riggin-Pilatsch Funeral Home of Carterville is in charge of arrangements.

GLADYS MARIE MELTON BROWN

Gladys Marie Melton Brown, 81, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 15, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 18 at Lantana Baptist Church, with burial in Haleys Grove Cemetery. Brian Branam and Dan Haskins officiated.

Mrs. Brown was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Cumberland County.

She was a school secretary at Crab Orchard Elementary School and the Cumberland County Board of Education.

Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn Walden of Seattle, WA, Linda Kerley and Sherry Ray, both of Crossville; sons, Dallas L. Brown, Noel Brown, Dale Brown, Andy Brown and Jim Brown, all of Crossville; sister, Carol Frye of Ohio; brothers, George Melton of Sparta and Robert Melton of Ohio; 20 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and special care givers, Juanita Gatlin and Ruth Sapp.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lowton H. Brown; and two stepsons, Mark Anthony Brown and Timothy Shaun Brown.

Pallbearers were Wayne Keyes, Jeff Brown, Joshua Burnett, Jason Brown, Ben Brown and Christopher Brown.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM FORTHMAN III

William "Bill" Forthman III, 59, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 8, 2000, at the VA Hospital in Murfreesboro, TN. Memorial services will be conducted Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. at Crossville Martial Arts Studio.

Mr. Forthman was born July 14, 1941, in Buchana, MI, the son of William E. II and Mary Richter Forthman.

He was a nurse technician. He served three tours in Vietnam as a Green Beret, receiving a Purple Heart, among other medals. He held a first-degree black belt in kenpo at Crossville Martial Arts, and was named Tennessee state karate champion in 1998.

Survivors include his stepmother, Norma Forthman of Palm Springs, CA; sisters, Sharon Nelton of Downington, PA, and Mary Joanne Evering of Miami, FL; special friend, Janet Peery of Crossville; and the karate family at Crossville Martial Arts.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ALVIN BILLY JACKSON

Alvin Billy "A.B." Jackson, 67, of Monterey, TN, passed away Nov. 17, 2000, in Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 20 from the chapel of Horner Funeral Home, with burial in Welch Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Barry Purser and the Rev. Raymond Phillips officiated.

Mr. Jackson was born June 16, 1933, in Fentress County, TN, the son of the late Horton and Eva Parrish Jackson.

He was a retired branch manager of Citizens Bank (now Union Planters), Monterey office, and he was a U.S. Army veteran. He was an active member of Monterey First Baptist Church, having served as deacon, Sunday school director and Sunday school teacher, and he was a member of the First Baptist XYZs. He was a member of Monterey Masonic Lodge No. 751 F&AM.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Gail Neely Jackson; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Milda Jackson, Greg and Diane Jackson and Jeff and Cindy Jackson, all of Monterey; stepmother, Willie Stooksbury Jackson of Lake City, TN; seven grandchildren, Mesena Scott Elliott, Majesta Pierce, Shelly Jackson, Sara Jackson, Amber Jackson, Ciarra Jackson and Lindsey Jackson; and four great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Pierce, Cole Pierce, Jackson Elliott and Elijsha Jackson.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, John Jackson, Charlie Jackson and Hassel Jackson.

Horner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CHRISTINE CAROL POST

Christine Carol Post, 52, of Baxter, TN, passed away Nov. 16, 2000. Memorial services were conducted Nov. 20 from Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville, TN, with Pastor Roger Paavola officiating.

Mrs. Post was born Nov. 19, 1947, in West Virginia, the daughter of Christopher and Elsie Wilder DeLane.

She was an instructor at Tennessee Technology Center in Crossville, and of the Lutheran faith.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph C. Post of Baxter; parents, Christopher and Elsie DeLane of Massachusetts; son, Edward Post of Baxter; daughters, Suzy Post of Cookeville and Joanne Post of Baxter; and brothers, Anthony DeLane of Cape Cod, MA, and Ricky DeLane of Austin, TX.

Whitson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

THE REV. D.C. ROBBINS

The Rev. D.C. Robbins, 73, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 12 at Grace Independent Baptist Church, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Harold Qualls Jr. officiated, with special music by Jack and Carolyn Schubert and Regina Qualls. Crossville DAV Chapter No. 32 provided a firing squad and Taps detail.

The Rev. Robbins was born Jan. 2, 1927, in Scott County, TN, the son of Frank and Minervia Jeffers Robbins.

He was a retired welder, and a retired minister of Grace Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jean Robbins; sons, Larry Robbins and Dale Robbins, both of Crossville; daughter, Beverly Kay Hamby of Crossville; brother, Harvey Robbins of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Matt Robbins, Mark Robbins, Joey Robbins, Dustin Robbins, D.C. Robbins II, Travis Hamby, Melissa Tabor and Heather Holderman, all of Crossville; and great-grandchildren, Whitney Tabor, Haley Ramos and Lochlann Roberts, all of Crossville.

Pallbearers were D.C. Robbins II, Dustin Robbins, Mark Robbins, Matt Robbins, Joey Robbins and Travis Hamby.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARJORIE RUTH SWAFFORD

Marjorie Ruth "Shug" Swafford, 88, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 7, 2000, in Erlanger Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 9 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Bratton Tucker officiated, with special music by the Pomona United Methodist Church choir.

Mrs. Swafford was born Oct. 18, 1912, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Justice H. Sr. and Isola Gamble Graham.

She was a homemaker, and of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include her son, Randy Swafford of Crossville; daughters, Polly Bryant of Greenville, SC, and Sue Satterlee of New Harbor, ME; brother, J.H. Graham Jr. of Crossville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, White Patton Swafford; two brothers, Paul Graham and Fancher Graham; and three sisters, Mamie Loveday, Marietta Putnam and Wilma Dunbar.

Pallbearers were Pete Graham, Bill Graham, Jack Putnam, George Putnam, Jerry Graham, Vance Graham, Tommy Calahan, Charles Loveday and J.H. Graham III.

Honorary pallbearers were Jo Swafford, Jim Swafford, Jerry Swafford and Dale Swallows.

The family requests that memorials be made to Kay Baltimore, c/o Whitten Center, 202 CSQ, P.O. Box 239, Clinton, SC 29325.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOE GLENN TAYLOR

Joe Glenn Taylor, 78, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 13, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 18 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Clarkrange Cemetery. Bro. Gerald Taylor officiated, with special music by Leilani Taylor.

Mrs. Taylor was born Nov. 8, 1922, in Fentress County, TN, the daughter of Herman and Alice Kilby Westfelt.

She was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her husband, Clay Taylor of Crossville; sons, Kenneth Wayne Taylor of Lexington, KY, and William Clay Taylor of Fort Worth, TX; brother, Thomas Westfelt of Nashville, TN; sisters, Ethel Overby and Geraldine Hindman, both of Nashville; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Terry Dessinger, Dayon Taylor, Bobby Hall, Kenneth Taylor, David Taylor and Randy Stoddard.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

GEORGE FREDERIC VERNOOY

George Frederic Vernooy, 78, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 8, 2000. Memorial services were conducted Nov. 13 at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, with burial in Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church Memorial Garden. Ed McClellan officiated.

Mr. Vernooy was born Oct. 23, 1922, in Port Jervis, NY, the son of Harry and Regina Hicks Vernooy.

He was a business manager for the Woodland School District, and a member of Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Vernooy; sons, Jeffrey Allen Vernooy of Dayton, OH, and Bruce Robert Vernooy of Burlington, WI; sister, Dorothy Evans of West Hampton Beach, NY; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DARRELL WAYNE YORK

Darrell Wayne York, 42, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 14, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Chester Rhoad officiated, with special music by Jerry Lowe.

Mr. York was born Jan. 11, 1958, in Jamestown, TN, the son of Bobby Ray and Janell Mildred Stephens York.

He was a laborer, and of the Protestant faith.

Survivors include his mother, Mildred York of Crossville; and sisters, Carlene Stephens and Augusta McDonald, both of Crossville.

Pallbearers were Steve Yerian, Adam Short, Otis Gibson, Richard Stephens, Emmitt Crider and Mark Flynn.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RICHARD DUANE BELL

Richard Duane Bell, 22, of Southaven, MS, formerly of Crossville, passed away Nov. 16, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 19 at Twin Oaks Funeral Home in Southaven, with burial in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Bell was born Oct. 20, 1978, in Crossville.

He was a painter for Aircon in Memphis, TN, and a 1998 graduate of Southaven High School.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Pat and Ronnie Barrett of Olive Branch, MS; brother, Raymond Bell of Memphis; foster sister, Lenita Husley of Memphis; grandparents, Bob and Effie Huey of Blytheville, AR, Vaughn Johnson of Memphis, Donald and Frances Barrett of Portsmouth, VA; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Barbara Ann Wright.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.

Information provided by Twin Oaks Funeral Home.

GLENIS AMELIA BRIDGES

Glenis Amelia Bridges, 95, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 12, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 17 at First Baptist Church, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Joseph T. Nickell and Dr. C. David Wilkerson officiated, and the Rev. Sam Norrod led a hymn. Special music was also provided by Susan Keeler, Paula Roberts, Jacquie Mitchell and Mrs. Bridges' sons and daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Bridges was born June 4, 1905, in Jacon, GA, the daughter of W.J. and Maude Carnes Bryant.

She was a master teacher, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Fred Brandon of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Samuel Chester and Doris Bridges of Kingswood, TX, and John Robin and Cindy Bridges of Honolulu, HI; sister, Mary Bryant of Jacksonville, FL; daughters-in-law, Nelle B. Purvis and Catherine Bridges; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton F. Bridges; sons, William George Bridges, David Clifton Bridges and Daniel Bryant Bridges; brothers, James Bryant, William Bryant and Edward Bryant; and sisters, Evelyn Bryant and LeVelle B. Allen.

Pallbearers were deacons and men of First Baptist Church.

The family requests that memorials be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HARRY PAUL BRISTOW

Harry Paul Bristow, 78, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 3, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 6 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Linary Cemetery. Dennis Lovell officiated.

Full military honors were given by a Veterans Honor Guard from Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 741; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6277; and American Legion, Post 135.

Mr. Bristow was born July 4, 1922, the son of Charles and Lou Houston Bristow.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Navy as chief petty officer, achieving numerous medals. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Chattanooga, TN.

Survivors include his wife, Frances E. Bristow of Crossville; son, James R. Bristow of Crossville; daughter, Donna M. Bristow of St. Petersburg, FL; stepdaughter, Judy A. Oster of Chattanooga; sisters, Lillie Sherrill of Crossville and Katie Durham of Wooster, OH; four grandchildren, Erin Edwards, Angie Hughes, Emily Oster and Justin Oster; and one great-grandchild, Evan Mason Hughes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lou Bristow; brothers, Daniel "Avery" Bristow and Charles "Tad" Bristow; and sisters, Mary Kemmer, Nannie Reed and Flo Gobel.

Squad leader of the Veterans Honor Guard was Roy Tudor. Pallbearers were members of VFW Post 5025, Dick Lee, Coleman Vandever, Ken Wagoner, Jerry Hinek, Gene Beyer and John Senko. Flag folders were DCC Bob Quesenberry and SK2 Curtis Clarkson. Flag presenter was DCC Bob Quesenberry. Riflemen were Curt Tays, Bill Lee, Curt Floyd, Vic Humeniuk, Boots Pierce, Al Williams and Bobby Floyd.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The preceding obituary is reprinted to include additional information not submitted by the funeral home.

LORRAINE RITA CHANDLER

Lorraine Rita Chandler, 63, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 12, 2000, in Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN. Memorial services were conducted Nov. 14 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with Father Gregory Boisvert officiating.

Mrs. Chandler was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Cook County, IL, the daughter of Benito and Anna Sanzo Espinoza.

She was a secretary, and a member of the Catholic Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Luz Teal of Canton, IL, and Karla Sanchez of Bogota, Columbia; sons, Ken Chandler of Mount Joy, PA, and Lincoln Chandler of Cambridge, MA; mother, Anna Espinoza of Crossville; sister, Carm Shaw of Fairfield Glade; brother, Richard Espinoza of Henderson, NV; and four grandchildren.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ORA PEARL HAMBY

Ora Pearl Hamby, 92, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 9, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 10 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, and graveside services were held Nov. 11 in New Home Cemetery in Hebbertsburg, TN. George Long officiated.

Mrs. Hamby was born May 26, 1908, in Byrdstown, TN, the daughter of William Crockett and Laura Zachary Hunter.

She was a homemaker, and a member of First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Clyde Hamby; sons, Willard Hamby of Hebbertsburg, Dallas Hamby of Ozone, Roy Hamby of Crossville and Glenn Hamby of Alloway; daughters, Thelma Potter of Crossville and Imogene Delius of Rockwood, TN; 28 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mrs. Hamby's grandsons.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

IVAN NEWELL JAMES

Ivan Newell James, 54, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 15, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 17 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in New Era Cemetery. Terry Barnwell officiated.

Mr. James was born Sept. 13, 1946, in Bledsoe County, TN, the son of Bradley and Velma R. Thurman James.

He was a self-employed logger, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Janetta Francis Davis James; son, Jason James; mother, Velma R. Thurman James; sisters, Betty Griffith, Marie Remaker and Carolyn James; sister and brother-in-law, Rosella and Bill Simonsen; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Anna James, Charlie and Francis James and Darrell and Jamie James; one grandchild, Kelsey C. James; and a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bradley James.

Pallbearers were Mark Griffith, Randy Griffith, David Griffith, Robbie James, Mark Norrod and Billy Seffron.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JAMES ROBERT MATHES SR.

James Robert Mathes Sr., 72, of West Alexandria, OH, passed away Nov. 14, 2000. Graveside services were conducted Nov. 15 at Fairview Cemetery in West Alexandria, with the Rev. J. Herman Bassler officiating.

Mr. Mathes was born Oct. 9, 1928, in Cumberland County, the son of Claude Thomas Sr. and Bertha Reed Mathes.

He was a delivery truck driver for Concord Provisions, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Teamster Local No. 957 in Dayton, OH, and the F.O.E. No. 202 in Eaton, OH.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Martha M. Mathes of Fort Myers, FL; his son and daughter-in-law, James Robert Jr. and Bernadette Mathes of West Alexandria; son, Thomas W. Mathes of Florida; daughters and sons-in-law, Pamela M. and Edward Dupay of Fort Myers and Brinda K. and John E. Swihart of West Alexandria; brother, Claude T. Mathes Jr. of Clarksville, TN; sisters, Emma Lee Brooks of Dayton, OH, Mable Sullivan of Atlanta, GA, and Jewel Baisley of Crossville; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Woods and Hazel Mathes Eggleston.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, P.O. Box 3509, Dayton, OH 45401-3509.

Information provided by Barnes Funeral Home, Preble Memory Gardens Chapel, in West Alexandria.

JEAN W. CURLEY

Jean W. Curley, 65, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 6, 2000, in Columbus, GA. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 11, 2000, at Fairfield Glade Baptist Church, with the Rev. Doug Turner officiating.

Mrs. Curley was born June 27, 1935, in Evanston, IL, the daughter of James and Helen Van Metre Mann.

She was an actress, appearing at the Cumberland County Playhouse, the Northern Lights Playhouse in Minocqua, WI, and the Springer Opera House in Columbus, GA. She was a dedicated member of Fairfield Glade Baptist Church, serving as Sunday school teacher, choir member and on numerous committees for the church and missionary work. She served as former president and member of the Fairfield Glade Ladies Club, Neighbors and Newcomers and the Cumberland Plateau Christian Women's Club.

Survivors include her son, Randy Slone of Wadsworth, IL; daughter, Lori Slone of Woodruff, WI; and three grandchildren, Rebecca Slone, Ashley Redding and Christopher Slone.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo W. "Bill" Curley.

The family requests that memorials be made to Cumberland County Playhouse.

Information provided by Bilbrey Funeral Home.

SARAH EMALINE STONE DENDULK

Sarah "Sadie" Emaline Stone Dendulk, 92, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 10, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 13 at First Christian Church, with burial in Pomona Cemetery. The Rev. George Long officiated.

Mrs. Dendulk was born Sept. 20, 1908, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Perry and Ollie Ann Dorton Howard.

She was a homemaker, sales clerk, and a member of and organist for First Christian Church for many years.

Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Ruth A. and John York of Crossville; daughter, Carolyn Rose Stone Daugherty of Crossville; grandchildren, Robert Arlin Daugherty, Patrick Shane Daugherty, Brendle Stone Daugherty, Walter Ernest Daugherty, Matthew Howard Daugherty, Eric Byron Stone, James Patrick Stone, Sharon Renee Workman, Randall Allen York and Debra Ann Walker; and great-grandchildren, John Paul Walker, Kelly Ann Walker, John David York, Anna Rachel York, Lindsay Brooke Daugherty, Bradley Carson Daugherty, Adam Shane Daugherty, Andrew Walker Daugherty, Kelsey Jade Daugherty, Tyler Stone Daugherty and Abigail Wyrick.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Emerson Stone and Leo Dendulk; parents, Perry and Ollie Ann Howard; brother, Clyde Howard; son, Gordon Edward Stone; daughter-in-law, Peggy Wilson Stone; and son-in-law, Clarence Daugherty.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Robert Daugherty, Shane Daugherty, Brendle Daugherty, Walter Daugherty, Matthew Daugherty, Eric Stone and Randall York.

Honorary pallbearers were John Paul Walker, John David York, Brad Daugherty and Adam Daugherty.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RAYMOND MARVIN PLISCH

Raymond Marvin Plisch, 67, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 8, 2000. Memorial services were conducted Nov. 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jack Schwartz officiating.

Mr. Plisch was born Oct. 3, 1933, in Stettin, WI, the son of Raymond A. Sr. and Elsie Raduenzel Plisch.

He was a computer engineer, and a member of the Christian Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Lucille "Lucy" Lyon Plisch of Crossville; son, John Plisch of Bowdoin, ME; daughter, Linda Denning of Gardnerville, NV; sister, Joyce Wendorf; and one grandchild.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

SHARON GAIL YORK

Sharon Gail York, 39, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 10, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 13 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Chester Rhoad officiated.

Ms. York was born Feb. 11, 1961, in Jamestown, TN, the daughter of Bobby Ray and Janell Mildred Stephens York.

She was a restaurant cook, and of the Protestant faith.

Survivors include her mother, Mildred York of Crossville; sisters, Carlene Stephens and Augusta McDonald, both of Crossville; and brother, Darrel Wayne York of Crossville.

Pallbearers were Wayne Keyes, Adam Short, Steve Yerian, Emmitt Crider, Thad Yerian and James Phillips.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HAZEL LOIS SHERRILL

Hazel Lois Sherrill, 80, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 8, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 11 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery. Bro. Ricky Graves officiated, with special music by Beverly Potter.

Mrs. Sherrill was born July 20, 1920, in Crossville, the daughter of General and Winnie Ford Davenport.

She was a restaurant cook, and a member of the Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include her husband, Elvin Sherrill of Spring City, TN; daughters and sons-in-law, Beulah Godsey of Crossville, Bertha Barnes of Parma, OH, Gertrude and Charles Sloat of Akron, OH, Winnie and Robert Casper of Ormond Beach, FL, Violet and Gary Webb of North Homestead, OH, Gladys and Floyd Piatt of Elyria, OH, Jeweline Maupin and Linda and Jack Vaughn, all of McMinnville, TN, and Kimberly Darlene and Jim Lyles of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Charlie and Kathy Bolles, Glen and Thelma Bolles and Esque Bolles, all of Crossville; brothers, Woodrow Davenport and Cordell Davenport, both of Crossville; sisters, Jean Gunter, Thelma Smith, Lucy Tharp and Mary Faye VanDorn, all of Crossville; 35 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Frank Bolles; a son, Harold Bolles; her parents, General and Winnie Davenport; three brothers, Talmadge Davenport, William Davenport and Dewey Davenport; and two sisters, Ida Mae Randolph and Gladys Swisgood.

Pallbearers were Billy Buck, Ted Casper, Jackie Vaughn, William Lyles, John Hoyt, J.B. Bolles, Wayman Bolles and Donald Sloat.

Honorary pallbearers were Charles Bolles, Jerry Godsey, Jay Lyles, Daniel Bolles and James Godsey.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM EDWARD COOK

William Edward Cook, 82, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 9, 2000. No services are planned.

Mr. Cook was born Nov. 28, 1917, in Lexington, KY, the son of William J. and Wanda Wright Cook.

He was an air traffic controller, serving in Nome, AK, and Anchorage, AK, for 35 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Sergeant Cook of Fairfield Glade; son, Tarlton Thomas of Lexington; sister, Lucille Simcox of Lexington; and granddaughter, Tarla Thomas of Lexington.

The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM JAY GREEN

William Jay Green, 42, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 7, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 10 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Donnie Stuart officiated, with special music by Sam Looper, Clarice McNeal and Lora Phipps.

Mr. Green was born April 8, 1958, in Cumberland County, the son of John Wesley and Mary Jane Hassler Green.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Jane Green of Crossville; sisters, May Lesh of St. Petersburg, FL, and Mazelle Dyke of San Riealto, CA; brothers, Lee Green of St. Petersburg, Henry Green, Junior Green and Donnie Green, all of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wesley Green; and a brother, Luther Green.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Green, Donnie Green II, Rhonda Green, Kim Green, Lawrence Hassler and Gary Meredith.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARJORIE RUTH SWAFFORD

Marjorie Ruth "Shug" Swafford, 88, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 7, 2000, in Erlanger Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 9 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Bratton Tucker officiated, with special music by the Pomona United Methodist Church choir.

Mrs. Swafford was born Oct. 18, 1912, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Justice H. Sr. and Isola Gamble Graham.

She was a homemaker, and of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include her son, Randy Swafford of Crossville; daughters, Polly Bryant of Greenville, SC, and Sue Satterlee of New Harbor, ME; brother, J.H. Graham Jr. of Crossville; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, White Patton Swafford; two brothers, Paul Graham and Fancher Graham; and three sisters, Mamie Loveday, Marietta Putnam and Wilma Dunbar.

Pallbearers were Pete Graham, Bill Graham, Jack Putnam, George Putnam, Jerry Graham, Vance Graham, Tommy Calahan, Charles Loveday and J.H. Graham III.

Honorary pallbearers were Jo Swafford, Jim Swafford, Jerry Swafford and Dale Swallows.

The family requests that memorials be made to Kay Baltimore, c/o Whitten Center, 202 CSQ, P.O. Box 239, Clinton, SC 29325.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

VERNA JEAN TODD

Verna Jean "Jeanie" Todd, 34, of Crossville, formerly of Clarkrange, TN, passed away Nov. 8, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 11 from the Clarkrange Chapel of Jennings Funeral Home, with burial in Clarkrange Cemetery.

Miss Todd was born Aug. 22, 1966, in Cookeville, TN.

Survivors include her mother, Helen Todd of Crossville; aunt, Kathleen Todd Carroll of Crossville; eight other aunts and uncles; and four cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Todd.

Jennings Funeral Home - Clarkrange Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

HARRY PAUL BRISTOW

Harry Paul Bristow, 78, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 3, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 6 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Linary Cemetery. Dennis Lovell officiated.

Full military honors were given by a Veterans Honor Guard from Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 741; Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6277; and American Legion, Post 135.

Mr. Bristow was born July 4, 1922, the son of Charles and Lou Houston Bristow.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Navy as chief petty officer, achieving numerous medals. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Chattanooga, TN.

Survivors include his wife, Frances E. Bristow of Crossville; son, James R. Bristow of Crossville; daughter, Donna M. Bristow of St. Petersburg, FL; stepdaughter, Judy A. Oster of Chattanooga; sisters, Lillie Sherrill of Crossville and Katie Durham of Wooster, OH; four grandchildren, Erin Edwards, Angie Hughes, Emily Oster and Justin Oster; and one great-grandchild, Evan Mason Hughes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Lou Bristow; brothers, Daniel "Avery" Bristow and Charles "Tad" Bristow; and sisters, Mary Kemmer, Nannie Reed and Flo Gobel.

Squad leader of the Veterans Honor Guard was Roy Tudor. Pallbearers were Dick Lee, Coleman Vandever, Ken Wagoner, Jerry Hinek, Gene Beyer and John Senko. Flag folders were DCC Bob Quesenberry and SK2 Curtis Clarkson. Flag presenter was DCC Bob Quesenberry. Riflemen were Curt Tays, Bill Lee, Curt Floyd, Vic Humeniuk, Boots Pierce, Al Williams and Bobby Floyd.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MAUDINE DENTON

Maudine Denton, 87, of Newport Beach, CA, formerly of Crossville, passed away Oct. 30, 2000. Graveside services were conducted Nov. 4 at Green Acres Memory Gardens, with the Rev. Brian Smith officiating.

Mrs. Denton was born Aug. 14, 1913, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Joseph and Lenora Qualls Bilbrey.

She was a teacher for many years at the Crab Orchard School.

Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Preletz of Newport Beach; son, Robert, Joseph Denton of Crossville; brother, Joe Henry Bilbrey of Hermitage, TN; and three grandchildren, Jennifer Preletz, Sam Denton and Patrick Denton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Armor Denton.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Sam Denton and Patrick Denton, and Andy Zamfotis, Paul Woods, Junior Barnes and Lynn McDaniel.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RILEY CARL HAWES

Riley Carl Hawes, 83, of Rockwood, TN, passed away Nov. 7, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 9 from the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood. Graveside services and interment will be today at noon in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Grandview, with full military honors by the Crab Orchard Honor Guard.

Mr. Hawes was born May 8, 1917, in Flat Rock, AL, the son of Thomas and LaVesta Hawes.

He was a self-employed stone mason and welder, and of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of the VFW, Crab Orchard, and IBEW No. 308, St. Petersburg, FL.

Survivors include include his wife, Eula Jane Hawes of Rockwood; son, Joel Hawes of Rockwood; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Mary Hawes and Douglas and Rhonda Hawes, all of Rockwood, and James and Nancy Hawes of Crossville; sisters, Esther Webb of Memphis, Eva Lee Bailey of Torrance, CA, Johnnie Ruth Dyer of Crossville, Janice Houston of Elyria, OH, and Louise Owens of Flat Rock; brothers, Lawrence Hawes of Florence, AL, and Thomas Hawes of Flat Rock; grandchildren, Giovannia, Jason, Jake, Erin, Sara, Amber, Josh, Rebekah and Jennifer; and one great-grandchild, Shelby.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and LaVesta Hawes; a daughter, Barbara Carlene Ledbetter; and a sister, Mari Barnaski.

Evans Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

NINNIE WEBB CARTER REDWINE

Ninnie Webb Carter Redwine, 76, of Thomasville, NC, passed away Nov. 8, 2000. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Haleys Grove Cemetery in Crab Orchard. The Rev. Junior Masters will officiate.

Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Redwine was born May 29, 1925, in Wesborne County, TN, the daughter of William Frank and Lelar Pelfrey Webb.

She was a retired employee with Maro Hosiery in Thomasville. She was of the Baptist faith, and formerly attended Friendly Gospel Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Anna Marie Sanders of the Silver Valley community, Lexington, NC, and Wilma Jean Loden of Thomasville; daughters and sons-in-law, Helen and Bobby Cox and Linda and Odell Carver, all of Thomasville, and Julia and Kenneth Simmons of Texas; sons, William W. Carter Jr. of Sophia, NC, Anthony "Tony" Carter of Lexington, and Dallas R. Redwine and Jerry D. Redwine, both of Thomasville; sister, Pauline Webb Smith of Crossville; brothers, Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. Winfred E. Webb of Rockwood, Retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Fritz A. Webb of Nolanville, TX, and Kenneth R. Webb of Winston-Salem, NC; half-sister, Judy Johnson of McMinnville, TN; half-brother, Jimmy Webb of Georgia; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

FREEMAN ADKINS

Freeman Adkins, 87, of the Crossroads community near Monterey, TN, passed away Nov. 6, 2000. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church, with interment to follow in Mineral Springs Cemetery. The Rev. Cecil Williamson and the Rev. Shawn Durham will officiate.

Visitation will be Thursday evening from 6 to 9 at Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, and the body will lie in state at the church from 1 p.m. until time of service Thursday.

Mr. Adkins was born Nov. 12, 1912, in Logan, WV, the son of Randolph and Rosezella Miller Adkins.

He was a retired coal miner, retired from General Motors, and was a deacon at Muddy Pond Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Bernice Pinson Adkins of the Crossroads community; son, Fredrick Adkins of Burks, VA; one granddaughter; and three great-grandchildren.

Goff Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

EULA MAE DENNIS

Eula Mae Dennis, 77, of Monterey, TN, formerly of Clarkrange, TN, passed away Nov. 7, 2000, at Standing Stone Health Care Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, with interment in Campground Cemetery in Clarkrange. Dr. Martin Thielen will officiate.

Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Dennis was born Nov. 3, 1923, in Clarkrange, the daughter of C.C. and Mary Barton Hale Baldwin.

She was a retired nursery worker, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Dwayne Bilbrey of Hanging Limb, TN; daughters, Joan Gilbert and Deborah Kay Verdier, both of Eustis, FL; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Vickie Dennis of Hanging Limb; son, Bob Dennis of Clarkrange; brother, Joseph R. Baldwin of Clarkrange; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, T.W. Dennis; two sisters, Marie Baldwin and Geneva Davis; and three brothers, Mervin Baldwin, Amlett Baldwin and Lawrence Baldwin.

Goff Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

JACK COLUMBUS NIX

Jack Columbus Nix, 79, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 2, 2000. Graveside services were conducted Nov. 4 in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

Mr. Nix was born in 1921 in Blairsville, GA.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, before earning his bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech. He retired in 1982 after 30 years as an electrical engineer with TVA. He was a skilled woodworker and gardener, and enjoyed playing golf and taking care of his daughter's dog, Josee.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth R. Nix; son and daughter-in-law, Stanley H. and Chris Nix of Morris, IL; daughters and sons-in-law, Gail R. and Mike Cherry of Paris, TN, Marjorie and John Maher of Brentwood, TN, and Nelle Nix Clapp and Michael Clapp of Portland, OR; daughter, Jan Nix, who lives with her many pets in Crossville; sisters, Pearl Nix, Nellie Hester and Corene Fuhrman; brother and sister-in-law, Roy C. and Barbara Nix; grandchildren, Nichole, Marcus and Matthew Nix of Morris, Caleb and Will Cherry of Paris, Beth, Jennifer, Kathleen and Jack Maher of Brentwood, and Sahalie and Claire Clapp of Portland.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Marshall Nix Cherry.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Additional information in the preceding obituary was paid for by the family.

WILLIAM O. SERENA

William "Bill" O. Serena, 82, of Pinellas Park Mainlands, FL, formerly of Crossville, passed away Nov. 4, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 8 at Garden Sanctuary in Seminole, FL.

Mr. Serena was born Sept. 5, 1918, in Camden, PA.

He was one of the five original owners of Crossville Rubber Products Inc., starting the company in 1950 and retiring in 1979. He served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge in Akron, OH, a 50-year member of Victory Lodge 0649 in Ohio, and a member of Kiwanis.

Survivors include his son, Richard B. Ley of Barberton, OH; daughter, Dolores Jean Tharp of Pinellas Park, FL; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Garden Sanctuary in Seminole was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIE VERTON BILBREY

Willie Verton Bilbrey, 86, of Crossville, passed away Nov. 4, 2000, in Cumberland Medical Center. No services are planned.

Mr. Bilbrey was born Jan. 2, 1914, in Overton County, TN, the son of John and Florence Tinch Bilbrey.

He was a retired used car dealer.

Survivors include his brothers, Lee Burton Bilbrey of Vandalia, OH, and Bonnie Benton Bilbrey of Missouri; nephews, Doyle Looper and Johnny Rabon Looper, both of Cookeville, TN; Timothy Allen Bilbrey and Vandalia, and John Paul Bilbrey of Kansas; and nieces, Lola Lee Walters of Vandalia, and Barbara Jean Warner of Phoenix, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Florence Bilbrey; his wife, Judy Farley Bilbrey; and a sister, Audi Avo Bilbrey Looper.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT HAMBY

Robert Hamby, 65, of Rockwood, TN, passed away Nov. 3, 2000, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, TN. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 5 from the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, with the Rev. Larry Tilley officiating. Graveside services and interment were Nov. 6 in New Hope Cemetery.

Mr. Hamby was born Sept. 6, 1935, in Morgan County, TN, the son of Edgar and Verna Hamby.

He was a retired crane operator with Roane Electric Furnace with 28 years of service, and a member of the Post Oak Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Wanda Hamby of Rockwood; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Lonnie Moon of Rockwood; son and daughter-in-law, Anthony "Andy" and Carlena Hamby of Rockwood; brothers, Johnny Hamby, Clarence Hamby, Avis Hamby, Dale Hamby, Dudley Hamby and Billy Hamby, all of Crossville; sister, Irene Hamby of Crossville; mother-in-law, Ruby Wilson of Rockwood; four grandchildren, Carrie Capps, Kelly Vance, Zack Hamby and Kyle Hamby; step-grandchildren, Jenny Cornett and Jamie Moon; and step-great-grandchildren, Austin Moon and Karley Cornett.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Verna Hamby; a brother, Ernest Hamby; and a sister, Agnes Hamby.

Evans Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

ORVEL E. HARPER

Orvel E. Harper, 80, of Henderson, NV, passed away Oct. 12, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 17 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, with burial in Welch Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Dewitt Sampley and the Rev. Clayton Padgett officiated.

Mr. Harper was born Dec. 28, 1919, in Illinois, the son of James E. and Etta Emery Harper.

He retired from TRW in Detroit, MI, as a millwright, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving the Purple Heart.

Survivors include his wife, Mabel Roberson Harper of Henderson; son, Glen Harper of East Greenwich, RI; sister, Eva Durbin of Marion, IL; brother, Derriel Harper of Phoenix, AZ; and two grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Goff Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELLEN MILLIGAN

Ellen Milligan, 70, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 30, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 2 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. John Kolvick officiated.

Mrs. Milligan was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Switchback, WV, the daughter of William and Lucille Lovell.

She was a dietary technician at St. Vincent Hospital.

Survivors include her husband, James Milligan of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, James R. and Elsa Milligan of Swanton, OH; daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia Ann and John Clarke of Toledo, OH, and Linda E. and Chuck Lanz of Crossville; sisters, Pearl Jane Donavan, Thelma Davis and Janice Kopietz, all of Toledo; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lucille Lovell; a brother, William F. Lovell; and a grandson, Patrick Michael Milligan.

Pallbearers were Ronnie, John, Mark, Bob, Keith and Bill.

Honorary pallbearers were Chuck and Ron.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ROBERT EDSON MITCHELL SR.

Robert Edson Mitchell Sr., of Danville, VA, passed away Oct. 25, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 27 from the Westover Chapel of Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home in Danville, with interment in Danville Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Gil Hawks officiated.

Mr. Mitchell was born in Crossville, the son of William Clyde and Naomi Mitchell.

He lived most of his life in Danville, where he was a teacher at George Washington High School. During his 30-year tenure at the high school, he taught American history and coached the school's tennis team, and was a mentor of young people. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Mitchell of Danville, VA; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Edson Jr. and Karen Hines Mitchell, and William Alfred and Lisa Swim Mitchell; sister, Edith Newby; three granddaughters, Bobbi Michelle Mitchell, Sarah Ann Mitchell and Emily Jean Mitchell; three nephews, Michael Newby, John Newby and Bill Newby; and three great-grandchildren.

Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

The family requested that Mr. Mitchell's age and date of birth not be published.

CHARLA LESLIE NEAL

Charla Leslie Neal, 37, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Crossville, passed away Oct. 28, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 31 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bro. Kenneth Vaughn officiating and special music by Phillip Turner. Graveside committal was Nov. 1 at Big Lick Cemetery.

Mrs. Neal was born April 14, 1963, in Atlanta, GA, the daughter of Charles Wallace and Barbara Christine Lewis Kerley.

She was a registered medical assistant, and a member of Cookeville Christian Fellowship.

Survivors include her daughter, Leslie Christine Neal of Ft. Lauderdale; parents, Charles and Barbara Kerley of Crossville; brother and sister-in-law, Darrell Lynn and Teresa Kerley of Cookeville; grandmothers, Cora Kerley and Christine Lewis, both of Crossville; niece, Caitlin Kerley of Cookeville; and a host of aunts and uncles.

Pallbearers were Larry Kerley, Jerry Kerley, Jeff Kerley, Jason Wilson, Stephen Cole, Jeremy Cole, Mike Lewis and Phillip Turner.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HEDY MAE SMITH

Hedy Mae Smith, 90, of College Grove, TN, formerly of Crossville, passed away Oct. 30, 2000, in Clayburn-Hughes Nursing Home. Funeral services were conducted Nov. 1 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Ron Gilbert officiated.

Mrs. Smith was born June 16, 1910, in Cumberland County, the daughter of James Allen and Mary LeeAnn Vanwinkle Bryant.

She was a beautician, and a member of Lantana Church of Christ.

Survivors include her sons, Zollie Kidwell of Hixson, TN, Gene Kidwell of College Grove, TN, and Murray Kidwell of Crossville; daughters, Janice K. Smith and Joyce Walker, both of Huntsville, AL; stepson, Blair Smith of Louisville, KY; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Kenneth Bryant, Joshua Bryant, Joseph Bryant, Casto Bryant and Roy Bryant; and one sister, Della Lewis.

Pallbearers were Gene Hassler, Doyle Crosley, Wendell Hunt, Marvin Norris, David Dalton, Oliver Campbell, Jim Thomas and Denver Hogston.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LILLIAN D. GOODWIN

Lillian D. Goodwin, 78, of McDonald, TN, passed away Oct. 29, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 31 from the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home in Cleveland, TN, with interment in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. Tim Arthur and Ronny Guthrie officiated.

Mrs. Goodwin was born Jan. 15, 1922, in Hamilton County, TN, the daughter of John and Mary Louise Crowe Lawson.

She was a homemaker, and a member of Ooltewah Church of Christ.

Survivors include her husband, Gene Goodwin of McDonald; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Elaine Goodwin of Atlanta, GA, and Stan and Brenda Goodwin of Franklin, TN; daughter and son-in-law, Patti and Ronny Guthrie of Crossville; six grandchildren, Scott Guthrie, Jill Guthrie, Susan Guthrie Gipson and Patrick Guthrie, all of Crossville, and Cortney Goodwin and Mandy Goodwin, both of Franklin; and five great-grandchildren.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DELLA SAPP LATHEM

Della Sapp Lathem, 60, of Easley, SC, passed away Oct. 13, 2000. Funeral services were conducted from the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home in Easley, with burial in the Lathem Family Cemetery. The Rev. Tom Rushing, the Rev. William Sistrunk Jr. and the Rev. Marty Price officiated.

Mrs. Lathem was born Sept. 19, 1940, in Crossville, the daughter of Lillian Sapp and the late Frank Sapp.

She was a homemaker, and a member of First Baptist Church of the Deaf in Greenville, SC, where she taught Sunday school and formerly led the choir. She was the first president of the organization that established First Baptist Church of the Deaf, and prior to "closed captioning," she interpreted the morning news for WFBC-TV.

Survivors include her mother, Lillian Sapp of Crossville; her husband, J.K. Lathem of Easley; son and daughter-in-law, Jerome K. and Joni Lathem of Easley; daughters and sons-in-law, Junell and Bob White of Mason, OH, and Jessica and Brian DeHaven of East Bethal, MN; brothers, Bob Sapp and Leamon Sapp, both of Washington, David Sapp and James Sapp, both of Michigan, and Joe Sapp of Crossville; sisters, Helen Moore of California, Ila Dalziel of Washington, Millie Nichols and Opal McCoy, both of Crossville, and Connie Melhorn of Knoxville; and six grandchildren, Jeremy Lathem, Kelli Lathem, Emma White, Samuel White, Maggie Dehaven and Joshua Dehaven.

Pallbearers were Byrd Lublooper, Mike Lathem, Vaden McMillean, Joe Looper, Bill McCoy and Stanley Melhorn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the building fund of First Baptist Church of the Deaf, c/o Sandor Kovacs, 422 Pendleton St., Greenville, SC 29601.

Information was provided by the family and by Robinson Funeral Home in Easley.

HAROLD EDWARD MELVIN SR.

Harold Edward Melvin Sr., 64, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 27, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 30 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. Bros. David Purdy and Charles Martin officiated, with special music by Jay Fox and Betty Green and family tapes.

Mr. Melvin was born July 30, 1936, in Huntington, WV, the son of James and Ollie Nicley Melvin.

He was a truck driver for the county, and a member of the Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Owens Melvin of Crossville; daughters, Tonya Burgess of Hendersonville, NC, Donna Burson of Reed City, MI, Becky Herrington of Hutchinson, KS, and Paula Bergey of Marion, MI; sons, Ed Melvin Jr. of Hendersonville and Jerry Melvin of Marion, MI; stepdaughter, Teresa Holt of Crossville; stepsons, David Holt, Leonard Holt and Tim Holt, all of Crossville; sisters, Crickett Myers of Coshocton, OH, and Audrey Hollar of Lima, OH; brother, Robert Melvin of Kenton, OH; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ollie Melvin; and two brothers.

Pallbearers were Joey Whittenburg, Joey Davis, Danny Austin, Ted Brown, Floyd Monday and Mike Harville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

THOMAS LEE STANTON

Thomas Lee Stanton, 57, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 26, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 31 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Browntown Cemetery. Sister Debbie Hensley officiated, with special music by Tony Brown, Debbie Hensley and Dwana Deck.

Mr. Stanton was born July 20, 1943, in Wayne County, MI, the son of Elmer Frederick and Mary Louise Davis Stanton.

He was a self-employed sign painter.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Stephens Stanton of Crossville; mother, Mary Louise Stanton of Hurricane, WV; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Paul Bell of Fitzgerald, GA; daughter, Patricia Stanton of Madison Heights, MI; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Judy Stanton of Wyandotte, MI; stepchildren, Rachael Love, Pam King, Karen King, Richard Norris and Gina Null; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Glenn Taylor of Hurricane; brother, James Stanton of Hamtramck, MI; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Paul Bell, Ron Eby, Steven Stanton, Matthew Stanton, Andy Love and Tony Brown.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LENA MAE EDMONDS

Lena Mae Edmonds, 91, of Sparta, TN, passed away Oct. 25, 2000, at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 28 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Aikens Cemetery. Bros. Mike Kerley and B.J. Brown officiated, with special music by Ronnie Neal.

Mrs. Edmonds was born April 7, 1909, in Cumberland County, the daughter of James and Liza Aikens Dodson.

She was a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanetta and John Farr and Janice and Max Carroll, all of Crossville, Gweldia and Max Neal of Chattanooga, TN, Eloise and Jim Barclay of Marietta, GA, Genene and Will Middleton of Blakely, GA, and Debbie and Gary Green of Thomasville; sons and daughters-in-law, James and Elsa Edmonds of Crossville, Joseph B. and Betty Edmonds of Milton, FL, Monroe and Sue Edmonds of Lakepark, GA, and Daniel and Karen Edmonds of West Memphis, AR; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Posey Brown Edmonds.

Pallbearers were Monroe Edmonds Jr., Jay Edmonds Jr., Blaine Farr, Alan Carroll, Mitchell Edmonds and Tim Edmonds.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

GREGORY KEITH ROBBINS

Gregory Keith Robbins, 36, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 25, 2000. Funeral services were conducted Oct. 27 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Grassy Cove Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Martha Hale and the Rev. Fay Tucker officiated.

Mr. Robbins was born Sept. 15, 1964, in Crossville, the son of Bobby and Ruth Kemmer Robbins.

He was a tile layer, and of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include his parents, Bobby and Ruth Robbins of Crossville; brothers, Gary Robbins of Crossville and Wayne Robbins of Austin, TX; grandfather, Litton Kemmer of Crossville; and two nieces, Jana Robbins and Jaclyn Robbins, both of Crossville.

Pallbearers were his cousins, Mike Reagan, Victor Reagan, Paul Robbins, Matthew Robbins, Josh Robbins and Bruce Miller.

Honorary pallbearers were Teddy Robbins, Freddy Robbins, David King, Nelson Miller, Norman Reagan and Ray Kemmer.

The family requests that memorials be made to Grassy Cove Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Hank Kemmer, 1337 Kemmer Rd., Crossville, TN 38555.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JACK SCHEFFEL

Jack Scheffel, 78, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Oct. 26, 2000. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m. at Fairfield Glade Community Church, with the Rev. Dale Marshall officiating.

Mr. Scheffel was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Davenport, IA, the son of Walter and Laura Scheffel.

He was employed by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. as an appliance serviceman.

Survivors include his wife, Dianna Scheffel of Fairfield Glade; sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Yoly Scheffel of Lubbock, TX, Richard and Kate Scheffel of Munster, IN, Mark and Teresa Scheffel of Griffith, IN, and Scott and Connie Scheffel of Elgin, IL; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Roger Boer of Winamac, IN, and Melinda and Steve Zabroski of Hammond, IN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wallace and Dorothy Scheffel of Fort Wayne, IN, and Richard and June Thomas of Munster, IN; and sister, Lois Scheffel of Deltona, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Laura Scheffel; and a sister, Lola Stevenson.

Crossville Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

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