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Obituary

Obituary's for October 1999


MYRTLE IRENE BEITZ

A memorial service for Myrtle Irene Beitz, 81, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 13, 1999, will be held Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. The Revs. David Wollenberg and Merlin Sepmeyer will officiate.

She was born Jan. 6, 1918 in Nebraska, the daughter of Fred and Marie Ormond Stahl.
Mrs. Beitz was a housewife, and she was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband, Ferde Beitz of Crossville; daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy and Jim Matuschek of Roseville, MI, Jean and Jerry Mustin of Oak Ridge, TN, Linda and Bob Bracher of Clinton, TN, and Janet and Jon Steinhoff of Mancelona, MI; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Gail Beitz of Brentwood, TN; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Shepherd of the Hill Lutheran Church.
Burris Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

CLIFTON J. BULLOCK

Funeral services for Clifton J. Bullock, 70, of Watertown, TN, who passed away Oct. 14, 1999, were held Oct. 16 from the chapel of Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown, with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Marvin Nail officiated.

He was born May 22, 1929, the son of Alonzo Bullock and Ollie Cooper Bullock.
Mr. Bullock was a truck driver, and he was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. He was a recipient a Purple Heart.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Hix Bullock of Watertown; daughter, Angel Parsons, and husband, Charlie, of Irontown, OH; son, Clifton Bullock Jr. of Crossville; stepdaughters, Claudine Ashworth, and husband, Al, of Lebanon, TN, and Carrie Lynn Hix of Watertown; stepson, David Hix and wife, Sue, of Watertown; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; mother, Ollie Cooper Bullock of Clinton, TN; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lou and Jack Rosenbaum, Marie and Elbert Brock, and Faye and Lynn Parks, all of Clinton, and Jean and Bill Sharpe of Heiskell, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marvin and Ruth Bullock and Bobby and Roberta Bullock, all of Crossville; and foster brothers, Paul Downs II and Paul Downam III, both of Watertown.
Hunter Funeral Home in Watertown was in charge of the arrangements.

LILLIAN MAE SCUDDER FISH

A memorial service for Lillian Mae Scudder Fish, 93, of Pleasant Hill, who passed away Sept. 20, 1999, will be Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Community Church. The Rev. Ed Schneider will officiate.

Interment will be Nov. 20 at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens in King of Prussia, PA.
She was born July 25, 1906 on the Navajo Reservation in Winnebago, NE, the daughter of the Rev. Lewis Weld Scudder and Cora Belle Jackson Scudder.
Mrs. Fish was a retired high school Latin teacher.
Survivors include her sons, Charles Scudder Fish of Monroe, CT; William Lewis Fish of Fort Wayne, IN, and Robert Horton Fish of Glastonbury, CT; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

TERESA CAROL GODSEY

Funeral services for Teresa Carol Godsey, 39, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 7, 1999, were held Oct. 10 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. Bros. Bill McCrary and Alan Strickland officiated.

She was born Nov. 20, 1959 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Thomas Godsey and Roselle Oakes Godsey. Ms. Godsey was a secretary for Fairfield Glade Developers, and she was a member of Chestnut Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Roselle Godsey of Crossville; sisters, Sue Hopper, Angie Hall, and Tammie Godsey of Crossville; brother, Gerald Godsey of Crossville; and special niece, Kelly Hall of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Godsey, and sister, Charlotte Qualls.
Pallbearers were Steve Swafford, Chris Capps, Kenneth Roberts, Justin Woody, Doug Findley and Bo Reed. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

SHIRLEY HAWKINS

Funeral services for Shirley Hawkins, 64, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 6, 1999, were held Oct. 9 from Faith Baptist Church, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. Bros. Billy Smith and Fred Holcomb officiated.

He was born Jan. 31, 1935 in Anderson County, TN, the son of Milus and Georgia Violet Hawkins.
Mr. Hawkins was a truck driver for Bowater, and he was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Leoma Hawkins of Crossville; sons, James and Ronald Hawkins of Crossville; daughter, Mary Haston of Crossville; brothers, Joe and Charles Hawkins, both of Lake City, TN; sisters, Ruby Hawkins and Viola Chadwick, both of Lake City, Reda Leaders of Hudson, FL, and Eugene Flynn of Atlanta, GA; and three grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Richard Hawkins, Tommy Slover, David Slover, Tim Smith, Paul Smith and Lynn Manis. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

NORVILLE MONROE PACKARD

A memorial service for Norville Monroe Packard, 85, of Smithville, TN, formerly of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Oct. 13, 1999 will be held Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. in Fairfield Glade Methodist Church Memorial Garden. The Rev. Wayne Benson will officiate. He was born Dec. 9, 1913 in LaFayette, IN, the son of Squire Bronson and Ida Coleman Packard.
Mr. Packard worked for the U.S. State Department in the Voice of America program.
Survivors include brother, Christen C. Packard and wife, Helen, of Bull Shoals, AR; sister-in-law, Martha Packard of Fairfield Glade; seven nieces; and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two sisters and four brothers.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Memorial Garden Fund at Fairfield Glade Methodist Church. Burris Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

DOROTHY LOVELLA SMITH

Funeral services for Dorothy Lovella Smith, 94, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 13, 1999, are scheduled for today, Oct. 19, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Mansfield, OH. A local memorial service will be announced at a later date.

She was born Nov. 1, 1904 in Mansfield, OH, the daughter of Victor and Laura Verbeck Reinhart.
Mrs. Smith was a housewife, and she was a member of Crab Orchard Senior Citizens.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Victor and Linda Smith of Marysville, OH; daughters and sons-in-law, Esther and Frank Burkepile of Crossville, Ruth and Bentley Clark of Guntersville, AL; 17 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; and 25 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul, and son, Dwight. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

EDITH HONEYCUTT

Funeral services for Edith Frances Honeycutt, 74, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 16, 1999, were held Oct. 19 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Turner Cemetery. The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated.

She was born Feb. 28, 1925 in Dade County, FL, the daughter of Alvin Smith Hamby and Pearl Burgess Hamby.
Mrs. Honeycutt was the office manager and bookkeeper for Cumberland Farmers Co-op, and she was a member of Crossville First Baptist Church. She was a member of Amanda Chapter 4, Order of the Eastern Star, for 56 years, and she was a Worthy Matron in 1962 and 1963.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Honeycutt of Chattanooga, TN; son, Harold Honeycutt of Tiverton, RI; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Edna Hensley and Mary Monday, both of Crossville, and Josephine Bonner of Winnsboro, LA; and brothers, Robert Hamby of Montana, and James Hamby and Ervia Hamby, both of Crossville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Pearl Hamby; granddaughter, Holly Honeycutt Pelfrey; and sisters, Clara Brandon and Florence Greenberg.

Pallbearers were James Hamby, David Hamby, Damon Koehl, David Tabor, David Barnette and Harold Honeycutt III. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ZELA ISABEL LAWSON

Funeral services for Zela Isabel Lawson, 90, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 17, 1999, were held Oct. 19 from Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy, with burial in Tollett's Chapel Cemetery. Bros. A.J. Coalter and Barry Lee officiated, with special music by Bobby Austin, Jared Barnwell, Chris Caruthers and Willard Tabor Jr.

She was born July 14, 1909 in Livingston County, KY, the daughter of Ernest and Nollie McMurray Sanders.
Mrs. Lawson was a housewife, and he was a member of Pine Grove Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include her husband, Sam Lawson of Crossville; daughters, Samietine Barnwell, Rita Barnwell and Faye Barnes, all of Crossville, and Glenna Brady of Crab Orchard; sons, Willis Lawson of Crab Orchard, Paul Lawson of Westmoreland, TN, and Larry Lawson of Huntsville, AL; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Frank Sanders of Daytona, FL, and Tom Sanders and Raymond Sanders, both of Cleveland, OH.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Nollie Sanders; brothers, Ed and Mack Sanders; sister Ernestine Lawson; and six infants.
Pallbearers were Edwin Barnwell, Terry Barnwell, Lester Barnwell, David Lawson, Jeremy Lawson, Wade Barnes, Thomas Brady, Kemmy Lawson and Ricky Miller.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

PAUL ROBERT BERRY

Graveside services for Paul Robert Berry, 57, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 18, 1999, will be held Oct. 21 at Tollett's Chapel Cemetery. Pastor B.J. Brown will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Berry was born Nov. 10, 1941 in Cumberland County.
Survivors include his mother, Hester "Mammie" Berry of Crossville; sisters, Reba Johnson, Rhonda Davis and Shirley Amos, all of Crossville, and Gail Hyett of Lenoir City, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Berry; brothers, Lucien, John and James Berry; and sister, Ruth Johnson. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

SHARON KAYE COLE

Funeral services for Sharon Kaye Cole, 39, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 13, 1999, were held Oct. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Lantana Cemetery. Bros. B.J. Brown and Bob Dotson officiated, with special music by Tiffany Frazier and Karen Varney.

She was born April 7, 1960 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Robert and Marie Freeman Vandever. Mrs. Cole was a teacher, and she was a member of Gospel Baptist Tabernacle.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Cole of Crossville; son, Travis Cole of Crossville; mother, Marie Vandever of Crossville; and brothers, Danny Vandever of Crossville, and Jerry Vandever of Franklin, TN.
Pallbearers were Joe Vandever, Tim Vandever, Tony Vandever, Larry Davis, Phillip Davis, Wayne Freeman, Roscoe Freeman Jr., Robert Frazier, Jeff Hutcherson, Roger Vandever and Harold Owens.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

IDA EMILY HAMBY

Funeral services for Ida Emily Hamby, 92, of Knoxville, who passed away Oct. 13, 1999, were held Oct. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with Bros. Bob Holder and Albert Griffin officiating. Graveside services were conducted Oct. 17 at Hebbertsburg Cemetery.

She was born April 11, 1907, in Cumberland County, the daughter of Edgar and Martha Hamby Watson. Mrs. Hamby was a teacher, and she was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Karen Hamby of Clinton, TN; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette Hamby of Rockwood, TN, June and Lonnie Breninger of Portland, OR, and Geneva and Andy Higginbotham of Knoxville, TN; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her husband, Clifford Hamby; sister, Vesta Watson, and brothers, Chester, John and George Watson. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ALICE MAY HUTSON HARRISON

Funeral services for Alice May Hutson Harrison, 90, who passed away Oct. 15, 1999, were held at First United Methodist Church Oct. 18, with burial in City Cemetery. Dr. James Beasley officiated.

She was born March 20, 1909 in Cumberland County, near Ozone.
Mrs. Harrison attended Cumberland Mountain School, a private Methodist school in Crossville, and went on to attend college at Tennessee Tech, and later, East Tennessee Teachers College, from which she graduated. She taught in many Cumberland County rural schools before she retired, some of them being one- and two-room schools where she also served as principal. Her longest teaching position was at Homestead Elementary School, where she taught second grade.
Survivors include her daughter, Edna Sue Harrison Patton; son, George Edgar Harrison III; five grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Alonzo Hutson and Bertha Niles Hutson; her husband, George Harrison Jr.; and brothers, Charlie, Blaine, Edgar, Walter and Harold Hutson.
Pallbearers were Randall Crowder, Brian Harrison, Rob Harrison, Rob Patton, Earl Patton and Cosby Stone. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN FRANCIS MURRAY

A funeral Mass for John Francis Murray, 87, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Oct. 14, 1999, was celebrated Oct. 16 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, with burial in Haley's Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Phillip Thoni officiated. He was born July 8, 1912 in Chicago, IL, the son of Thomas and Lillian McAuliff Murray.
Mr. Murray was a plant manager for Little Fuse Company, and he was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He was also a member of Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Adrena and Dick Herbst of Arlington Heights, IL, and Joyce and Robert Northcutt and Joan and Henry Larsen, all of Fairfield Glade; sons and daughters-in-law, William and Gail Murray of Fairfield Glade, Jack and Inge Murray of Lisle, IL, James Murray of Crossville, Lee and Kim Murray of Kingston, TN, and Thomas and Kathy Murray of Carmel, IN; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Adrena Frances Soucie Murray.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CHERYL MARIE RUSSELL

Graveside services for Cheryl Marie Russell, 55, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 8, 1999, were held Oct. 11 at Mayland Cemetery, with interment following. Bro. Brian Branam officiating.
She was born Oct. 5, 1944 in Battle Creek, MI, the daughter of Elmo and Lorna Samis Sult.
Mrs. Russell was a data entry clerk for LS & IRR, and she was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include her husband, Jim Russell of Crossville; sons, Frank J. Russell II of Kalamazoo, MI, and James E. Russell Gilbert, AZ; mother-in-law, Doris M. Jarrell of Crossville; sister-in-law, Cynthia Olsen of Fairfield Glade; brother-in-law, James Olsen of Fairfield Glade; sister-in-law, Jane Russell of Marquette, MI; and nephew, Darren Dumouchel of Crossville.

Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

GLADYS HALL COXEN

Funeral services for Gladys Hall Coxen, 88, of Nampa, ID, will be held in Twin Falls, ID, on Oct. 16. Mrs. Coxen taught school in Cumberland County for many years, and worked with mentally challenged students in Idaho before her retirement.

Survivors include her daughters, Carolyn Perron and Anna Richart of Idaho; sons, Albert and Don Coxen of Idaho, and Roy Coxen of California;brothers and sister-in-law, Oliver and Agnes Hall, and Ernest Hall, all of Crossville; sisters and brother-in-law, Christine Thompson and Ella and Bud Wilson of Crossville; sister-in-laws, Ella Hall and Willanna Hall, all of Crossville, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Burl; daughter, Betty; parents, Albert and Verdie Hall; and brothers, Ralph and Roy Hall.
Information provided by Burris Funeral Home.

ALBERT ANTHONY FASSIOTTO

Graveside services for Albert Anthony Fassiotto, 68, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 3, 1999, were held Oct. 8 at Creston Cemetery. Bro. Charles Barnes officiated.

He was born Sept. 19, 1931 in Joliet, IL, the son of Attiglio and Lucy Chiotti Fassiotto.
Mr. Fassiotto was a coal miner, and he was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Wilma Adams Fassiotto of Crossville; daughter, Debra King of Peking, IL; son, James Fassiotto of Kirksey, KY; stepson, Thomas Richardson of Crossville; grandsons, Jason and Bryan Stanko of Pekin, IL; brother, Tom Fassiotto of Las Vegas, NV; and sister, Rosalie Shackleford of Joliet.

Pallbearers were Lynn McDaniel, Willie Hale, Roger Parsons, Dale Parsons, Vernon Adams and James Garrett. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The preceding obituary is reprinted to correct information by the funeral home and the Crossville Chronicle.

THOMAS HUDGENS

Graveside services for Thomas Hudgens, 64, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 10, 1999, are scheduled for today, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m. from the Whittaker Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Looper will officiate. Monterey VFW Post No. 6277 will conduct full military honors.

He was born April 6, 1935 in Monterey, the son of Thomas Edward and Minnie Robinson Hudgens.
Mr. Hudgens was a member of the Crossville Elks No. 2751, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and he was a factory worker with Firestone in Ohio before returning to Tennessee.

Survivors include his daughter, Mimi Friend of Florida; and son, Tom Hudgens of Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Hudgens.
The family will receive friends at Goff Funeral Home today from noon until the time of services. Goff Funeral Home in Monterey is in charge of the arrangements.

STEVEN LYNN KERLEY

Funeral services for Steven Lynn Kerley, 28, who passed away Sept. 29, 1999, were held Oct. 3 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Big Lick Cemetery. Pastor Donnie Bell officiated.

He was born Jan. 17, 1971 in Cumberland County.
Mr. Kerley worked in construction.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Donnie and Linda Kerley of Crossville; mother and stepfather, Peggy and Dale Saulis of Crossville; daughter, Savannah Lynn Kerley of Crossville; brother, Michael Kerley of Crossville; fiance, Amy Lynn Hancock of Crossville; maternal grandparents, Ed and Rudy Elmore of Crossville; paternal grandfather, Paul Kerley of Crossville; stepbrother, Wayne Keyes of Crossville; one niece and one nephew; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Pauline Kerley.
Pallbearers were Ronald Kerley, Dallas Kerley, Michael Kerley, James Elmore Jr., Eric Elmore and Nathan Miller. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARY ELLEN CAMERON

A memorial service for Mary Ellen Cameron, 76, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Oct. 5, 1999, will be held Friday, Oct. 15, at First Christian Church. The service will begin at 2 p.m., with the Rev. George Long officiating.

She was born Oct. 4, 1923 in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of John S. and Grace Wilson Foster.
Mrs. Cameron was a homemaker.
Survivors include her sisters, Barbara Allen of Seattle, WA, and Sue Hughlett of Tampa, FL.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Cameron, and parents, John S. and Grace Wilson Foster.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County, P.O. Box 542, Crossville, TN, 38557. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ALBERT ANTHONY FASSIOTTO

Graveside services for Albert Anthony Fassiotto, 68, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 3, 1999, were held Oct. 8 at Creston Cemetery. Bro. Charles Barnes officiated.

He was born Sept. 19, 1931 in Joliet, IL, the son of Attiglio and Lucy Chiotti Fassiotto.
Mr. Fassiotto was a coal miner, and he was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. Survivors include his wife, Wilma Adams Fassiotto of Crossville; son, James Fassiotto of Kirksey, KY; stepson, Thomas Richardson of Crossville; grandsons, Jason and Bryan Stanko of Pekin, IL; brother, Tom Fassiotto of Las Vegas, NV; and sister, Rosalie Shackleford of Joliet.
Pallbearers were Lynn McDaniel, Willie Hale, Roger Parsons, Dale Parsons, Vernon Adams and James Garrett. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

SHIRLEY ANN SANTERRE

A memorial service for Shirley Ann Santerre, 57, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 30, 1999, will be held Saturday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Christian Church.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Santerre of Crossville; sons, Robert Sprigue of Clinton, TN, and Curtis Olisky of Plainville, CT; stepdaughter, Terese Culver of Middletown, CT; three grandchildren; brothers, Stanley Blake of Florida, and Allen Blake of New Hampshire; and mother, Alice Blake of Crossville.
Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

GEORGE MONROE THOMAS

Funeral services for George Monroe Thomas, 63, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 4, 1999, were held Oct. 10 from Burris Funeral Home.

The Rev. Vern Daugherty officiated.
He was born Dec. 7, 1935 in Vincent, AL, the son of Monroe and Plumer MacDonald Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Dayle Thomas of Crossville; daughters, Brenda Lee Cooke and Cheryl Lee Riveras, both of California; stepdaughters, Christine Prondecki of Massachusetts, and Kimberly Emerson and Kelly Price of Tennessee; sons, James Ronald Thomas of California and Mark Anthony Thomas of Tennessee; stepsons, William Emerson of Tennessee, George Emerson Jr. of North Carolina, and Scott Emerson of Tennessee; sisters, Grace Morris, Brenda Greer and Liz Spiller of Alabama, Maxine Slocum of Texas, Mary Ann of Michigan, and Pat Hill of Georgia; brothers, Wayne Barber and Steve Barber of Alabama; and 30 grandchildren.
Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

EVERETT F. WARNER

Funeral services for Everett F. Warner, 81, of Crossville, who passed away Oct. 6, 1999, were held Oct. 8 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in Linary Cemetery.
Bros. Steve Brown and Royce Farris officiated.
He was born Oct. 6, 1918 in Cumberland County.
Mr. Warner was the owner of Warner Real Estate Company for 47 years. He was a former preacher with the Church of Christ. He served on the Crossville City Commission from 1973-76, and he was mayor of Crossville from 1976-77. In his leisure time, Mr. Warner enjoyed working in his garden.
Survivors include his wife, Cora Lee Warner of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, June and Steve Warner of Dade County, FL; son, Johnnie Warner of Crossville; sister, Jean Gilbert of Crossville; brother, Leslie Warner of Crossville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Robert "Frankie" Warner, and Isaac "Buddy" Warner.
Pallbearers were Larry Warner, David Warner, Tommy Houston, Ike Warner, Ikie Warner, Johnny Frank Warner and Josh Twardosky.
Honorary pallbearers were Oliver Blaylock, Garland Blaylock and Joe Eller.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WARREN CLEMENZ

Funeral services for Warren Clemenz, 74, of Cullman, AL, who passed away Oct. 1, 1999, were held Oct. 4 from Fairview Methodist Church in Cullman. The Revs. Kip Laxton and Billy Skelton.
He was born July 2, 1925 in Akron, OH, the son of John Clemenz and Buliah Marshal Clemenz.
Mr. Clemenz was a retired plumber.
Survivors include his wife, Marguerite Clemenz; sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Brenda Clemenz, of Oklahoma City, OK, and Dale Clemenz of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Joe Maurin, of Perkasie, IL; brother, Walter Clemenz of Akron; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Buliah Clemenz; and sister, Martha Lance. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cullman County, AL.

MARY VIRGINIA JERNIGAN

Funeral services for Mary Virginia Jernigan, 61, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 30, 1999, were held from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. Bros. Sidney White and Phil Jenkins officiated, with special music by Church of Christ Singers.

The honor guard for the services were represented by the Crossville Police Department and Crossville Fire Department. She was born Nov. 15, 1937 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Carmack and Vernia Cordell Dunbar.
Mrs. Jernigan was a custodian for the City of Crossville, and she was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Ray Jernigan of Crossville; daughter, Sue Blaylock of Crossville; sons, Robin Jernigan of Crossville, and Jay Jernigan of Knoxville; grandchildren, Eric, Matt, and Josh Jernigan, Andy Clark, Heath Blaylock, Amy Stansbeery, and Brandi Blaylock; mother, Vernia Dunbar of Crossville; brother, Bobby Dunbar of Crossville; and cousin and best friend, Mary Cooper of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Carmack Dunbar, and sister, Betty Bowman.
Pallbearers were Eric Stansbeery; grandsons, Eric Jernigan, Matt Jernigan, Josh Jernigan, Andy Clark and Heath Blaylock. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

EDITH ROSA SOULE

Edith Rosa Soule, 89, of Crossville, passed away Oct. 2, 1999. She was born April 26, 1910 in Blue Springs, NE.
Mrs. Soule was a homemaker.
Survivors include her son, Max Rush of Crossville; daughter, Patricia Dey of Billings, MT; sister, Grace Russell of Stockton, KS; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services and burial will be held later in Axtell, KS.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.

JOHN STUPHIN

Funeral services for John Stuphin, 79, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 30, 1999, were held Oct. 3 at Burris Funeral Home. The Rev. Dean Weidner officiated.

He was born May 21, 1920 in West Virginia, the son of Arthur and Gay Paugh Stuphin.
Survivors include his daughters, Evelyn and Debbie; son, John, Don and Roger; stepdaughters, Janet, Karen and Robin; and stepsons, Wayne, Robbie, Jeff and Brad.
Burris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

FREDDIE SUTTON

Graveside services for Freddie Sutton, 72, of Monterey, who passed away Sept. 28, 1999, were held Oct. 1 from Welch Memorial Cemetery.
Revs. Barry Purser, Dewitt Sampley and Bob Pharris officiated.
He was born March 2, 1927 in Monterey, the son of John and Beulah Cook Sutton.
Mr. Sutton was a 1947 graduate of Monterey High School, and was employed by Sparta Electric System from 1952 to 1969. He retired from Volunteer Electric in Monterey in 1992. He was a member of the Monterey First Baptist Church, the Monterey Masonic Lodge No. 751, a member of the Scottish Rite and Al Menah Temple. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Cumberland County Amateur Golf Association, and was associated with Mountain Ridge Golf Course.

Survivors include his wife, Ardith Parker Sutton of Monterey; daughter and son-in-law, Jenny and Jimmy Maynard of Baxter, TN; son and daughter-in-law, John and Debbie Sutton of the Dodson Branch community; grandchildren, Beth Ann Maynard, and Chris and Brad Ledbetter; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Tia, Jessi and Kyle Ledbetter; and brothers, Carl Sutton and Bufford Sutton, both of Crossville.

Mr. Sutton was preceded in death by his brothers, Talmadge, Joe and James Sutton. Goff Funeral Home in Monterey was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM RUSSELL TINNEY

Funeral services for William Russell Tinney, 74, died Oct. 4, 1999 at Vanderbilt Hospital, following his third open heart surgery. "Bill" was born to William and Anna Tinney on Oct. 7, 1924, in the foothills of eastern Pennsylvania. He met his future bride is second grade and proclaimed their betrothal, following through 16 years later. After high school, he served in the 97th Infantry Division of the Army during World War II. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star for valor, and his company liberated Czechoslovakia and later was part of an occupying force in Japan. After the war he went back to Pennsylvania and on the G.I. Bill, graduated from Lafayette College in 1950 with a degree in metallurgical engineering. He was a problem solver in the work he loved and perfected the milling of beryllium copper.

Bill and Adele retired while in Bucyrus, OH, and spent time golfing, gardening, carving award-winning birds, and wintering in Texas, where they birded and enjoyed walking on the beach. Two years ago, he designed a house to be built in the Christian retirement community of Pleasant Hill. One year ago, after moving in, he quickly immersed himself in the community spirit, helping build playground equipment for the child care center and with the construction of the Blue Building. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Community Church, the Lake Tansi Golf Club, the Crossville Arts Council and a woodcarving club.

He lived everyday to the fullest, touching everyone he met with his kindness, positive attitude and quick mind. But he was especially devoted to his beloved family; wife of 52 years, Adele Price Tinney; daughters, Deborah Hufstader and Terri Bules; son-in-law, Neil Bules; grandchildren, Emily Hufstader, Will and Elizabeth Bules; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Bob Palmer; nieces, Holly Barker, Robin Hamilton and Ginger Guba.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, at Bilbrey Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8. Interment will follow in New Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Supplemental information provided and paid for by the family.

VIRGINIA THOMSON WINTERBOTTOM

Virginia Thomson Winterbottom of Crossville died Sept. 29, 1999 at her home.
She was born July 23, 1918 in Rhode Island.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. William R. Winterbottom, and daughter, Merelyn Schimpf. Survivors include a daughter, Meredith Magliery of Lindsborg, KS; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Winterbottom was a long-time school teacher, and she was active in numerous community activities throughout her life, including serving on the board of the Crossville Housing Authority. She donated her body to Vanderbilt Medical Center for medical research.

Out of respect for Mrs. Winterbottom's wishes, no public memorial service will be held. Memorials in her name may be made to the children's section of the Art Circle Public Library, and may be sent to Hugh Hendricks at 311 S. Main St., Crossville, TN 38555.

DORTHA MAE BUCKNER

Funeral services for Dortha Mae Buckner, 80, of Monterey, who passed away Sept. 24, 1999, were held Sept. 26 from the chapel of Horner Funeral Home in Monterey, with burial in Welch Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Barry Purser, pastor of Monterey First Baptist Church, officiated.

She was born May 11, 1919 in Marion County, TN, the daughter of Arthur Daniel "Dan" and Laura "Lark" Goff Kilgore. Mrs. Buckner was a homemaker, and she was a member of Monterey First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Richard and Syble Buckner of Watertown; daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia Templeton of Nashville, and Anna Gail and Burl Rigsby of Monterey; sisters, Bessie Phillips, and Bethel Copeland, both of Monterey, and Nellie Walker of Crossville; brothers, Arthur Kilgore of the Mayland community, Jim Kilgore of Elyria, OH, and Paul Kilgore of Elwood, IN; grandchildren, Eric, Guy, and Harvey Buckner Jr., Kelly and Shawnell Key, Shane and Danny Templeton, Bippy Tidwell, and Marty Cravens; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Alex Buckner; sons, Clarence Buckner Jr., Willie Carl Buckner, James Harold Buckner and Harvey Buckner; brother, Samuel Kilgore; and sisters, Mary Webster, Ethel Bohannon, Danette Harper and Anna Ruth Beard.

Pallbearers were Brian Cravens, Danny and Shane Templeton, Kelly Key, and Eric, Guy and Harvey Buckner Jr. Horner Funeral Home in Monterey was in charge of the arrangements.

MAUDE FRAZIER

Funeral services for Maude Frazier, 88, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 29, 1999, were held Oct. 1 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Old Bon Air Cemetery. The Rev. Roland Smith officiated.
She was born Oct. 24, 1910 in White County, the daughter of John and Eliza Vanwinkle Frazier.
Ms. Frazier was an restaurant owner and operator, and she was a member of First Baptist Church in Crossville. Survivors include her sisters, Mary Lou Underwood of Crossville, and Maggie Olson of Missoula, MT; and brother, Dewey Frazier of Crossville.

Pallbearers were Paul Bolin, Hubert Bolin, David Stout, Beecher Frazier, Bruce Frazier, Lyle Underwood, and Lynn Underwood. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LARRY FREDRICK MACKZUM

Graveside services for Larry Fredrick Mackzum, 65, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 28, 1999, were held Sept. 30 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery of Knoxville. The Volunteer State Honor Guard was in charge of Presentation of Flag and Firing Detail. The Rev. Patrick Brownell officiated.

He was born Aug. 1, 1934 in Covington, KY, the son of Frank Walter and Sarah Miller Mackzum.
Mr. Mackzum was retired from the U. S. Air Force, and he was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Myrna Lorraine Burgess Mackzum of Crossville; sons, Chris Mackzum of Knoxville, Frank Mackzum of Crossville, and Larry Mackzum of Orlando, FL; daughter, Michelle Graham of Crossville; six grandchildren; brother, Frank Aylstock of California; and sister, Joan Houser of California.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MERTIE MAE NAIL

Funeral services for Mertie Mae Nail, 92, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 22, 1999, were held Sept. 24 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Big Lick Cemetery.
The Rev. Bill McCrary officiated.

She was born Jan. 7, 1907 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Ike and Ollie Campbell Burgess.
Mrs. Nail was a homemaker, and she was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Ann Bristow of Crossville; Arvalene Hammons of Fayetteville, TN, Geneva Parmalee of Knoxville, Willana Hall and Evelyn Cox, both of Crossville; sons, Roy D. Nail of Kingston, TN, and J. D. Nail of Peoria, IL; sisters, Cora Kerley of Crossville, and Nellie Houston and Fannie Waldron, both of Elyria, OH; brother, Bill Burgess of Dayton, OH; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Larry Bristow, Tom Bristow, R. E. Nail, Jeff Nail, John Bristow, Doug Smith, Keith Hammons and Kevin Hammons. Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

SHIRLEY SANTERRE

Shirley Santerre, 57, of Crossville, passed away Sept. 30, 1999.
She was born Nov. 23, 1941 in St. Johnsbury, VT, the daughter of Leon and Alice Hunt Blake.
Mrs. Santerre was a salesperson for Lowe's and she was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband, Roger Santerre of Crossville; sons, Robert Sprigue of Clinton, CT, and Curtis Olisky of Plainville, CT; stepdaughter, Terese Culver of Middletown, CT; three grandchildren; brothers, Stanley Blake of Florida, and Allen Blake of New Hampshire; and mother, Alice Blake of Crossville.

She was preceded in death by her father, Leon Blake; and brothers, Robert and Eugene Blake.
The family requests that memorial be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RUTH J. NORRIS

Funeral services for Ruth J. Norris, 66, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 28, 1999, were held Sept. 30 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Creston Cemetery. Bro. Mike Kerley officiated.

She was born Feb. 5, 1933 in Cumberland County.
Mrs. Norris was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Jimmy D. Norris of Crossville; son, Kenneth Neal of Crossville; brothers, Ernest Parson and Edgar Parson, both of Crossville; sisters, Jo Ann Matthews and Maxine Thomas, both of Crossville, and Geraldine Diehl Chillichothe, OH; grandson, David Neal of Crossville; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

J.C. SELBY

Funeral services for J.C. Selby, 91, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 30, 1999, were held Oct. 2 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Smith Chapel Cemetery.

Bros. Larry Potter and Mike McCartney officiated, with special music by Reba Reed.
He was born Dec. 28, 1907 in White County, TN, the son of William Nathan and Minnesota Milligan Selby.
Mr. Selby was a self-employed heavy equipment operator and a retired coal miner. He attended Brown's Chapel Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Robbie Presley Selby of Pleasant Hill; sons, Stanley Clayton Selby of Pleasant Hill, Leslie Selby of Cleveland, Carl Selby of Gainesville, FL, and Clyde Selby of Jacksonville, FL; daughters, Diana McCartney and Dottie Thompson, both of Pleasant Hill, Ellen Frazier of Jacksonville, FL, and Christine Brown of Salt Lake City, UT; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Herbert Selby of Pleasant Hill and Burel Selby of Sparta; several nieces and nephews; and niece, Jodi Bryant of Pleasant Hill.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Simmons Selby; and grandchild, Jeffrey Frazier.
Pallbearers were Stanley Selby, Lynn Selby, Paul Selby, Ben Selby, Roger Selby, Thurman Selby, Bethel Selby and Carol Frazier. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOSEPH CLAYTON TILLEY

Funeral services for Joseph Clayton Tilley, 65, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 30, 1999, were held Oct. 2 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

He was born Sept. 20, 1934 in McComas, WV.
Mr. Tilley was retired from the shipping and receiving department of Cargill Co., and he was a veteran of the U. S. Navy. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Tilley of Crossville; daughters, Glenda Hayes of McHenry, IL, Cheryl Tilley of Antioch, IL, and Kathey Tilley of Crossville; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Evelyn Tilley of Crossville, Lloyd and Jo Ann Tilley, Roy and Betty Tilley, and Eddie and Gail Tilley, all of Virnceton, WV; sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Al Diegel of Baltimore, MD; sisters, Pansy Eller of Crossville, and Imogene Morehead of Rising Sun, MD; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Kevin Does, Ronnie Eller, Jack Moore, Shaun Raiford, Jeffrey Morehead and Bobby Faught. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

RAMON ANDERSON BANNISTER SR.

A memorial service for Ramon Anderson Bannister Sr., 76, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Aug. 24, 1999, was held Aug. 28 at Fairfield Glade Community Church. The Rev. Dale Marshall officiated.
He was born July 7, 1923 in Memphis, TN, the son of Carl M. and Beulah W. Bannister.

Mr. Bannister was a former 30-year resident of Sullivan's Island, SC, before moving to Fairfield Glade. He was a sales engineer, primarily for the automobile industry. He was a WOJG, serving in the Office of Strategic Services as a Marine engineer in the CBI Theater aboard a 65-foot air-sea rescue boat during World War II. Mr. Bannister was a recipient of an American Theater Service Medal, Victory Medal and an Asiatic Pacific Theater Service Medal, with a bronze star.

He issued two patent in 1977 for developments in resistance to "stress cracking" of stainless steel, for particular use in nuclear reactors.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Bannister of Fairfield Glade; daughters, Lauren Briscoe of Wando, SC, and Debbie Scott of Summerville, SC; sons, Ramon A. Bannister Jr., of Barberton, OH, and David Bannister of Lexington, SC; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and five nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Kidney Foundation, 2120 Crestmoor Rd., Nashville, TN; American Heart Association, P.O. Box 126, Crossville, TN 38557; American Lung Association, 1808 West End Ave., Suite 514, Nashville, TN, 37203; or Fairfield Glade Community Church Building Fund, 521 Snead Dr., Fairfield Glade, TN, 38558.

HELEN LOUISE FLYNN

A memorial service for Helen Louise Flynn, 72, of Naperville, IL, who passed away Aug. 13, 1999 will be held Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church, 231 Westchester Dr.
Mrs. Flynn was a former resident of Fairfield Glade.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Alexander of Denver, CO; son, Dale Alexander, and daughter-in-law, Denise Alexander of Naperville; grandchildren, Jacob, Eryn and Joshua Alexander, all of Naperville; sisters, Jean Bichon of Metropolis, IL, and Velda Hahn and Dorothy Hildebrandt, both of Dearborn, MI; brothers, Robert Jessing of Paducah, KY, David Jessing of Manchester, TN, Joe Jessing of Dallas, TX, and Steve Jessing of Knoxville, TN; several nieces and nephews; and many friends in Fairfield Glade.

Memorial may be sent to Hospice of Dupage, 690 E. North Ave., Carol Stream, IL, 60188.

CHARLES "CHARLIE" EDGAR SULLIVAN

Funeral services for Charles "Charlie" Edgar Sullivan, 81, of Crossville, who passed away Sept. 27, 1999, were held Sept. 29 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Pomona Cemetery. Bro. Robert E. Dodson officiated, with special music by the Pomona Singers.

He was born April 25, 1918 in Cumberland County, the son of James Franklin and Susie Redwine Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan was a salesperson for Cumberland Farmers Co-op, and he was a part-time farmer. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his cousin, Verna Wilson, of Crossville; and special friends, David Keagle and Danny Adams.

Pallbearers were Lloyd Williams, Rick Williams, J.D. Lee, Tim Redwine, Edwin Hughes and Sam Williams. Honorary pallbearers were David Keagle and Danny Adams.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


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