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FLORA MARIE BURDEN
Funeral services for Flora Marie Burden, 70, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 23, 1999, were held Dec. 27 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Hall Cemetery. Bro. Thomas Hale officiated.
She was born Oct. 4, 1929 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Horace Wilker Brown and Nella Jane Davis Brown.
Mrs. Burden was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, George Burden of Crossville; daughters, Nancy Gibbons and Mary Daniels, both of Crossville; son, Charles Houston, Coy Houston and Richard Houston, all of Crossville; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, John "Man" Brown of Crossville; and sisters, Carrie Brown and Myrtle Walker, both of Crossville.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel Hoyt Houston.
Pallbearers were Paul Gibbons, George Gibbons, Danny Smith, Chad Roysdon, Donnie Bohannon, David Gaston and Terence Tollett.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

FRED GREEN
Funeral services for Fred Green, formerly of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 21, 1999, were held Dec. 27 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Glen Goggins officiated.
He was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Heddix, KY, the son of William and Matilda Campbell Green.
Mr. Green was a laborer in the construction industry. He was of the Church of Christ faith.
Survivors include many nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Gene Burris, Joe Eller, Earl Whited and Mike McCormick.
Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

EDDIE H. HICKEY
A memorial service for Eddie H. Hickey, 66, of Nashville, who passed away Dec. 26, 1999, were scheduled today, Dec. 29, at 4 p.m. at Blue Springs Presbyterian Church in Sparta, TN. The Rev. Bob McCormick will officiate.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Sorrell Hickey; son, Michael H. Hickey, of Houston, TX; daughter, Lenora Hickey Kirby (Kent), of Nashville; brothers, Bill, Tom and John Hickey, all of Sparta; and grandchildren, Lauren and Sean Hickey.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Ann Hickey; parents, Robert and Belle Cope Hickey; and brothers, Ronald and Robert Lee Hickey Jr.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Nashville, TN, is in charge of the arrangements.

MAGGIE MAE HODGE
Maggie Mae Hodge, 87, of Inverness, FL, and formerly a resident of Crossville, passed away Dec. 24, 1999, in Inverness. Funeral services were Dec. 28.
She was born in White County, TN, to Willie and Lue Della Dethridge on March 4, 1912.
She came to Florida in December 1997 from Crossville to be near family. She was a retired nursing assistant, and she was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jasper Hodge, who died on Oct. 12, 1960.
Survivors include her sons, Sanford S. Hodge of Homosassa, FL, and James B. Hodge of Bellbrook, OH; daughter, Sharon L. Ogden of Columbus, OH; brothers, Homer Dethridge of Fayetteville, NC, Willis Dethridge of Vass, NC, and T.A. Dethridge of Pennsylvania; sister, Mary Helen Gensheimer of West Harrison, OH; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Province Funeral Home of Pennington Gap, VA, was in charge of the arrangements.

EDWARD "ED" LESLIE KEYES
Funeral services for Edward "Ed" Leslie Keyes, 75, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 18, 1999, were held Dec. 21 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Mike Kerley officiated.
He was born May 29, 1924 in Cumberland County, the son of Sanders and Ellie Woody Keyes.
Mr. Keyes was a construction worker, and he was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Arlean Pyles Keyes of Crossville; son, Rickie Keyes of Crossville; daughters, Janie Woody, Carolyn Brendel and Tella Thomas, all of Crossville; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Gene Keyes and Oliver Keyes, both of Detroit, MI, and Wallace Keyes of Crossville; and sisters, Christine Wattenbarger, Mae Miller, Thelma Hall, all of Crossville, and Jewel Mayse of Detroit.
Pallbearers were Chuck White, Craig Cagle, Jimmy Woody, Gary Henline, Freddy Norris and Trevor Kerley.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. David Litchford, Carlos Robbins and Herbert McCormick.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

LIZZIE DAUGHERTY LEWIS
Funeral services for Lizzie Daugherty Lewis, 74, of the Clifty community, who passed away Dec. 27, 1999, will be held Dec. 30 at 1 p.m. from the Ridgedale Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will be in Clifty Cemetery. Bro. Gary Lewis will officiate.
Visitation will be tonight, Dec. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta, TN.
She was born June 26, 1925 in Roaring Fork, VA, the daughter of Edward Payne Daugherty and Ellen West Daugherty.
Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, John Ben Lewis of Sparta; sons, Robert Joseph Lewis and Steven Douglas Daughtery, both of Sparta; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Hospice in lieu of flowers.
Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of the arrangments.

CALLIE ENLOE MYERS
Funeral services for Callie Enloe Myers, 87, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 21, 1999, were held Dec. 24 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Crossville City Cemetery. The Rev. George Long officiated.
He was born April 24, 1912 in Cumberland County, the son of Anis William Myers and Josie Hale Myers.
Mr. Myers was a deliveryman for Cumberland Laundry, and he was a member of First Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Smith Myers of Crossville; daughters, Vicki Cox and Dollie Farmer, both of Crossville; son, Rick Myers of Crossville; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Eugene Myers of Kansas City, KS, and Archie Myers of Crossville; sisters, Hazel Frady of Milton, OH, and Violet Winningham of LaGrange, OH; and many friends and relatives.
Pallbearers were Joe D. Farmer, Joe Farmer II, Shane Cox, Rick Myers Jr., Brad Neely and Dean Neely.
Honorary pallbearers were Joel Smith, Robert Smith, Stuart Sitton, Spenser Myers, Keith Garrison and Ray Hawn.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DORA K. WOOD
Funeral services for Dora K. Wood, 90, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 27, 1999, were held Dec. 28 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Big Lick Cemetery. The Rev. Mike Smathers officiated.
She was born Oct. 23, 1909 in Cumberland County.
Mrs. Wood was a school teacher.
Survivors include her daughters, Loreda Davis of Crossville, Willene Jones of Henderson, and Carlene Bennudriti of Chattanooga, TN; brothers, Paul Kerley of Crossville, and Carl Kerley of Kingsport, TN; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Pallbearers were Terry Wood, Keith Wood, Shane Wood, John Bennudriti, Brian Bennudriti and Michael Jones.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MATTHEW SCOTT WORLEY
Funeral services for Matthew Scott Worley, 19, of Fairborn, OH, who passed away Dec. 24, 1999, will be held Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Smith's Chapel Cemetery. Bros. Clayton Padgett and Harold Robinson will officiate.
The family will receive visitors tonight, Dec. 29, from 6 until 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Worley was a worker in the building trade.
Survivors include his parents, Roger and Deborah Worley of Fairborn, OH; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Jenny Worley of Crossville; paternal grandmother, Georgia Worley Hammons of Pleasant Hill; maternal grandmother, Wanda Manning of Middletown, OH; maternal grandfather, Charles R. Jones of Middletown; niece, Kayla Worley; uncles, James Worley of Franklin, OH, and Roy Worley of Clarkrange; and aunts, Martha Norrod of Crossville, Nellie Singer of Pleasant Hill, and Rhonda Little of Burgin, KY.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

VIRGINIA BECK
Funeral services for Virginia Beck, 73, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 21, 1999, were held Dec. 23 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Earl Pirkle officated.
She was born April 28, 1926 in Atlanta, GA.
Mrs. Beck was a secretary and bookkeeper.
Survivors include her daughter, Cheryl Verner of Riverdale, GA; sons, Gary Beck and Tim Beck, both of Knoxville; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

HAROLD SAMUEL DAVID
Funeral services for Harold Samuel David, 72, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 21, 1999, were held Dec. 23 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. 
He was born March 29, 1927 in Detroit, MI.
Mr. David was a retired tool and die maker for the Chrysler Corporation. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was a Mason.
Survivors include his wife, Dorthy David of Crossville; daughters, Kathy Marie Shaw of Princeton, WV, Pamela Ann Harmon of Middleburg, FL, and Cherish Ann David of Enterprise, FL; daughters and sons-in-law, Loa and Dennis Petri of Rochester Hills, MI, and Darlene Sue and Mark Seetram of Burnsville, MN; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five nieces and two nephews.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JASON AARON MCcULLEY
Graveside services for Jason Aaron McCulley, 28, of Crossville, formerly of Rockwood, who passed away Dec. 20, 1999, were scheduled for today, Dec. 24, at 11 a.m., in Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood. 
Mr. McCulley was a self-employed carpenter.
Funeral services were scheduled for Dec. 23 at 8 p.m. from the chapel of Evans Mortuary in Rockwood, with visitation from 6 p.m. until time of service.
Survivors include his son, Jason Aaron McCulley Jr., of Rockwood; father Harry A. McCulley, and his wife, Arlene, of Crossville; mother, Diane Byrd of Rockwood; brother, Ricky McCulley of Crossville; half-sisters, Ashley McCulley of Rockwood, and Regina Fritts of Oak Ridge; half-brother, Mathew McCulley of Rockwood; grandparents, E.H. "Bo" McCulley and wife, Betty, of Rockwood, Ruth McCulley and Jesse Hamill, both of Crossville; and several aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert Hamill and Millard Stooksbury.
Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is in charge of the arrangements.
 

MARGARET VIRGINIA CLOUSE
Funeral services for Margaret Virginia Clouse, 78, of Murfreesboro, TN, formerly of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 14, 1999, were held Dec. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Russell Honeycutt officiated.
She was born June 1, 1921 in Nashville, TN, the daughter of John and Martha Edwards Trotter. 
Mrs. Clouse was a nurse's aide at Cumberland Medical Center, and she was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her daughters, Martha Long of Smyrna, TN, Ann Lewis of Crossville, and Karen Clouse of Murfreesboro; sons, Larry Clouse of Knoxville, TN, Mike Clouse of Portland, TN, and Winston Clouse of Crossville; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; stepson, Ted Clouse of Lansing, MI; and brothers, Paul Trotter of Nashville, and James Trotter of Pensacola, FL.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.M. Clouse.
Pallbearers were Kyle Long, Shawn Clouse, John Lewis, Chris Lewis, James Michael Clouse and Jerry Thomas Clouse.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELISE H. GENTRY BESS
Funeral services for Elise Hassie Gentry Bess, 76, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 17, 1999, were held Dec. 20 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Smith Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Clayton Padgett officiated.
She was born Dec. 13, 1923 in Putnam County, TN, the daughter of Arnold and Lona Dodson Gentry. 
Mrs. Bess was a factory worker at Roselon Southern, and she attended Friendship Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, J.W. Bess of Crossville; son, Ray Gentry of McGray, GA; grandson, Taylor Gentry of McGray, GA; sisters, Laura Hession of Crossville, and Eula Mae Mays of Chico, CA; and brothers, Arlo Gentry and Arnold Gentry Jr., both of Cookeville, TN, and Howard Gentry of Muncie, IN.
Pallbearers were Todd Dixon, Brian Dixon, Marvin Dixon, Cody Dixon, David Hood and Layton Hood.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ARTHUR TRUMAN JONES
Funeral services for Arthur Truman Jones, 75, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 18, 1999, were held Dec. 20 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Joseph Nickell officiated, with special music by Shelia Hawn.
He was born Dec. 31, 1923 in Montgomery, AL, the son of Wiley T. Jones and Emma Jane Tabor Jones.
Mr. Jones was an electrician, and he was a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Hawn Jones of Crossville; stepchildren, Keith Garrison and Waneta Roberts, both of Crossville; Ray and James Hawn, both of Crossville, whom he helped to raise; extended family, Robert Hawn of Gallatin, and Dorene Hatler and Bertha Garrett, both of Crossville, Mamie Threet of Lincolnton, NC, Vern Hawn of Marietta, GA, William Hawn of Dayton, OH, and Verl Wright of Anderson, IN; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Charles Threet, Dennis Hatler, Mark Teeple, Kenneth Keyes, Robert Hawn and James Hawn.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

KENNETH HAYWARD MILLER
Funeral services for Kenneth Hayward Miller, 70, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 16, 1999, were held Dec. 19 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Frank Walker officiated.
He was born May 8, 1929 in LouEllen, KY, the son of B.C. and Matilda Bullard Miller.
Mr. Miller was an electrician, and he was of the Methodist faith. He was a member of IBEW Local 270.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Lisa Miller of Crossville; daughters and son-in-law, Cindy and Perry Turner of Crossville, and Sherry Miller of Crossville; grandchildren, Kelly, Josh and Kasey Turner; sisters, Gladys Moss of Oak Ridge, TN, and Margaret Smith of Oliver Springs, TN; and brothers, Prince Miller of Knoxville, TN, and O.D. Miller, Donald Miller, and Wendell Miller, all of Crossville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Cox Miller, and sisters, Ann Vanover and Loda White.
Pallbearers were Greg Miller, Cato Miller, Greg Barnwell, Mike Lewis, Troy Monk and Travis Brown.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JAMES "ED" ELMORE
Funeral services for James "Ed" Elmore, 73, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 18, 1999, were held Dec. 20 from Lantana Grace Baptist Church, with burial in Big Lick Cemetery. Pastor Donnie Bell officiated.
He was born April 7, 1926 in Putnam County, TN.
Mr. Elmore was a machinist with the Avery Dennison Corp., and he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Elmore of Crossville; son, James E. Elmore III of Crossville; daughters, Barbara Lowe, Peggy Saulis and Mary Helen Russell, all of Crossville, Bonita Harger of Knoxville, TN, and Margaret Gebhart of Bristol, TN; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Elmore and Jack Elmore, both of Crossville; sisters, Dimple Norris, Mary Edith McNew, and Martha Daves, all of Crossville, Ruth Burgess of Chattanooga, TN, Dorothy Wilbanks of Enon, OH, and Betty Maxwell of Memphis, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Emma Elmore, and sister, Mazell Pruitt.
Pallbearers were Gary Williams, Larry Myers, Bruce Daily, Bill Caruthers, Nathan Miller, Eric Elmore, Michael Kerley and Faron Myles.
Honorary pallbearers were Obie Williams and Doug Pruett.
Memorials may be made to Hospice.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CASTO RAY GREEN
Funeral services for Casto Ray Green, 76, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 14, 1999, were held Dec. 16 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Dr. Dan D. Haskins Jr. officiated, with special music by Chris South.
He was born April 2, 1923 in Cumberland County, the son of Joe and Della Norris Green. 
Mr. Green was a wood worker, and he was a member of Homestead Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Teeple Green of Crossville; daughter, Nancy Whittemore of Brentwood, TN; son, Gary Green of the Homesteads community; grandchildren, Tim Whittemore and Melissa Green; mother, Della Green of Crossville; sisters, Celila Holton of New Bern, NC, and Lola Sells of Pikeville, TN; brothers, Joel and Bernard Green, both of Crossville, and Glen Green of Dayton, OH; daughter-in-law, Carol Green of Crossville; and son-in-law, Doug Whittemore of Brentwood.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joe Green; son, Larry Green; brother, H.L. Green; and sister, LouElla Smith.
Pallbearers were Everette Calahan, DeLaine Sidwell, Willis Lewis, Bruce Howard, Elwood McDonaldson and Hoyt Evans.
Honorary pallbearers were members of the Fellowship Sunday school class of Homestead Baptist Church, and of the Crossville Carving Club.
Memorials may be made to the Homestead Baptist Church Building Fund.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

CLARENCE EDWIN GROVER
Clarence Edwin Grover, 81, of Crossville who passed away Dec. 14, 1999.
He was born May 18, 1918, in Pittsfield, ME, the son of Royal L. and Mary Geneva Grover.
Mr. Grover was a retired electrical engineer for the U.S. government at Port Smith naval shipyard.
Survivors include his wife, Ova Grover of Crossville; sons, Ernie Grover of Springvale, ME, and Doug Grover of Alabama; stepsons, Randy Threet of Nashville, TN, and David Morgan of Crossville; stepdaughter, Margaret Branstetter of Crossville; five grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
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.

DORA JANE LEWIS
Funeral services for Dora Jane Lewis, 81, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 19, 1999, will be held today, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Taylor's Chapel Cemetery. Pastor Junior Pugh will officiate.
Visitation was scheduled Dec. 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born May 24, 1918 in Cumberland County.
Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker.
Survivors include her sons, Jerome Lewis, Ronnie Clyde Lewis and Robert Larry Lewis, all of Crossville; daughters, Willetta Brown, Shirley Maynard and Sandra Looper, all of Crossville; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, including special great-granddaughter, Natasha Hayes; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Sampson McCormick of Battle Creek, MI, and Jack McCormick of Denver, CO; sister, Wanda Kitts of Grove City, OH; and several nieces and nephews.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARK TREK PROFITT 
Mark Trek Profitt, 44, of Gilcrest, CO, passed away Dec. 4, 1999, in Longmont, CO.
He was born May 2, 1955 in Dayton, OH, the son of William C. and Jeannetta Pogue Profitt. 
Mr. Profitt graduated from Beaver Creek High School in Beaver Creek, OH, in 1973. He began his law enforcement career as a member of the Ohio State Capitol Security Guard in Columbus and graduated from the Miami Township Police Academy in Ohio. He served in the security forces branch of the Air Force from 1975-Õ83. In 1985, he became a Weld County, CO, deputy sheriff. He was recognized as one of the unit's best traffic accident investigators, receiving numerous awards and citations. 
He was active in his community and had served on the Gilcrest town board for eight years. 
Survivors include his wife, Kim; sons, Michael C. and Marshall A. Profitt of Gilcrest; foster daughter, Anjoleen Gray of Loveland, CO; parents, William C. and Jeannetta O. Profitt of Fairfield Glade; sisters, Lt. Col. Kelli Ballengee, of Herndon, VA, and Mona Viney of Yorba Linda, CA; foster brother, Don Thompson of Oregon; and five grandchildren. 
Memorial services were held in the Valley High School auditorium in Gilcrest on Dec. 9, Pastor Paul Wakefield officiating. An Air Force Honor Guard from F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, WY, and Weld County sheriff's officers conducted military and law enforcement ceremonies on the school campus. More than 400 friends, fellow officers and personnel from many Colorado law enforcement agencies attended. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Santa's Cop, Weld County Sheriff's Department, Attn: Teri Rinne, 910 10th Ave. Greeley, CO, 80631.

JEAN STEVENS
Funeral services for Jean Stevens, 82, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 17, 1999, were held Dec. 19 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Elmore Cemetery. Pastor Scott White officiated.
She was born Aug. 16, 1917 in Cumberland County.
Miss Stevens was a waitress.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARTHA ELLEN BROWN
Funeral services for Martha Ellen Brown, 88, of Monterey, TN, who passed away Dec. 13, 1999, were held Dec. 15 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with burial in Whittaker Cemetery. The Rev. David Corley officiated.
She was born Dec. 23, 1910, in Pineville, KY, the daughter of the late Presley and Bessie Mason Montgomery.
She was a homemaker, and she was a member of Monterey Church of God of Prophecy.
Survivors include his daughters, Bessie Grant of Monterey, and Viola Carroll of Middlesboro, KY; sons, Joe Brown of Florida and Martin Golden of Monterey; stepchildren, Dorothy Smith of Monterey, Faye Garrett and J.L. Brown, both of Michigan, and Sharb Brown of Florida; 22 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph S. Brown; sons, John Thomas and Silas Golden and stepson, Paul Brown.
Goff Funeral Home in Monterey was in charge of the arrangements.

ROSEMARY J. DELK
Graveside services for Rosemary J. Delk, 67, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 12, 1999, were held Dec. 14 in Elmore Cemetery. Pastor Delmer McCowan officiated.
She was born Nov. 27, 1933 in Illinois.
Mrs. Delk was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Ancil Delk of Crossville; stepdaughter, Patricia Ann Delk of Illinois; brothers, John Robert Ninis of Lenoir City, TN, and Joseph Frank Ninis of Hales Corner, WI; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Paul A. Ninis.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DR. EARL L. GROVE
Funeral services for Dr. Earl L. Grove, 68, of Selma, IN, and formerly of Fairfield Glade, who died Dec. 10, 1999, at his home, were held Tuesday, Dec. 14, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, IN, with burial in Gardens of Memory in Muncie, IN.
Dr. Grove was born Feb. 19, 1931, and was a retired educator. He earned his bachelorÕs and masterÕs degree from Ball State University and his doctorate of educational administration in 1969 from Indiana University.
He taught at Selma (IN) High School and served as principal at Middletown and Greensfork high schools in Indiana. He taught graduate classes at Butler University, served as superintendent of schools in Yorktown, IN, from 1970-Õ76, and as assistant superintendent of schools in Decatur Township from 1976 until his retirement in 1994.
A veteran of the U.S. Army and the Korean War, Dr. Grove was a member of Elks Lodge No. 13 in Indianapolis and the Parker City Masonic Lodge. 
Dr. Grove is survived by wife, J. Elaine Mauch Grove; daughters, Sherry S. Collins of Fort Wayne, IN, and Terri Schafstall of Syracuse, IN; son Perry Grove of Indianapolis; and five grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by a wife, Mrs. Nancy Sue Gallipo Grove, who died in 1983.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, St. Vincent Hospice or the donor's favorite charity. Flanner and Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary of Indianapolis was in charge of the arrangements.

CHARLENE MARIE LESH
A memorial Mass for Charlene Marie Lesh, 55, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 11, 1999, will be celebrated Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick Brownell will officiate.
She was born Jan. 16, 1944 in Mt. Clemons, MI, the daughter of Donald and Mildred Dickson.
Survivors include her husband of 35 years, Chet Lesh; daughter, Nancy Vanderhoof of Crossville; mother, Mildred Dickson of Sterling Heights, MI; sisters, Patricia Gentry of Crossville, and Cheryl Gierman of Marysville, MI; brother, Dickson Dickson of Grove City, OH; and grandchildren, Karah, Norman, Aubry, Tiffany and Wayne Jr.
She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Dickson, and son, Brian.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.

LILLIE EDMONDS MARLOW
Funeral services for Lillie Edmonds Marlow, 94, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 14, 1999, were held Dec. 16 from the chapel of Thurman Funeral Home. Burial was in Akins Cemetery, in the Winesapp community of Cumberland County. Bro. Jack Farley officiated.
She was born July 4, 1905 in Tennessee, the daughter of Stephen Jerdan Edmonds and Christine Evelyn Akins.
Mrs. Marlow was a homemaker, and she was a member of the Church of Christ.
Survivors include her sister, Violet Bohannon of Crossville; brothers, Everett Edmonds of Bon Air, TN, Ernest Edmonds of Beckley, WV, and Avon Edmonds of Sparta, TN; stepson, Paul Marlow of Ohio; stepdaughters, Kathy Chambers and Irene Gordon, both of Indiana, Leola Wilson of Ohio, and Carolyn Marion of North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
Thurman Funeral Home in Sparta was in charge of the arrangements

EDWARD JOSEPH BUSCH SR.
A funeral Mass for Edward Joseph Busch Sr., 75, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Dec. 8, 1999, was celebrated Dec. 11 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. The Rev. Gregory Boisvert officiated.
He was born May 30, 1924 in Cleveland, OH, the son of Joseph and Winifred McCafferty Busch. 
Mr. Busch was a former principal in elementary education, and he was of the Catholic faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army, and he was a 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his son, Edward Busch Jr. of Richmond Heights, OH; daughter, Catherine Iannadrea of Painesville, OH; granddaughter, Mary Catherine Iannadrea of Painesville; and mother, Winifred Busch of Crossville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Mae Henzler Busch.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

MARY JO MARTIN
Graveside services for Mary Jo Martin, 74, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 11, 1999, were held Dec. 12 at Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Arlon Way officiated.
She was born Jan. 16, 1925 in Cumberland County, the daughter of Lawson Warren Martin and Grace Amanda Wyrick Martin.
Ms. Martin was a homemaker, and she was a member of Lantana Church of Christ.
Survivors include her sisters, Hazel Martin and Elaine Elmore, both of Crossville; sister-in-law, Jerry Martin of Crossville; and special nieces and nephews, Jerrie Sue Davie, Pam Lawson, Tracy Bryant, Carol Martin and Robert Martin, all of Crossville, Billy Martin II of Dayton, TN,and Robert Hickle of Cape Coral, FL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Grace Martin; brothers, Glenn L. Martin and Bill M. Martin; sister, Thelma Hickle; and niece, Glenda Byers.
Pallbearers were Billy Martin II, Jack Davis, Jack Bryant, Robert Martin, Zack Martin and Robert Hickle.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ANNA V. WALLACE QUALLS
Funeral services for Anna V. Wallace Qualls, 76, of Elwood, IN, formerly of Livingston, TN, who passed away Dec. 13, 1999, were held Dec. 16 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home, with burial following in Hope Cemetery in Livingston. The Rev. Gary Farris will officiate.
She was born July 17, 1923 in Clay County, the daughter of William McKinley Wallace and Rosa Vailes Wallace.
Mrs. Qualls was a homemaker, and she was a member of the Anderson Indiana Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Ezra Qualls; sons, Tony Qualls of Chesterfield, IN, and Bruce Qualls of Sparta, TN; six grandchildren; and sister, Lois Matthews of Rockfalls, IL.
The family will receive visitors tonight, Dec. 15, from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Goff Funeral Home in Monterey is in charge of the arrangements.

RICHARD CARLIN STEELMAN
Funeral services for Richard Carlin Steelman, who passed away Dec. 7, 1999, were held Dec. 11 in Concord, CA, at Quimet Brothers Concord Funeral Chapel, with private burial following.
He was born Aug. 9, 1943 in Pleasant Hill, the son of Carl Steelman and Geneva Brady Steelman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, which he joined at an early age. He resided in Concord, where he was foreman of San Francisco Hilton Parking Garage for 34 years.
Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Providence Steelman, of Concord; sons, Glenn Steelman of Nevada, and Duane of Concord; three grandchildren; mother, Geneva Brady of Pleasant Hill; brothers, Winston and Marvin Steelman of Nashville, TN; sisters, Doris Verble of Monterey, TN, and Deanna Smith of Chattanooga, TN; and several other relatives in Cumberland County.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Allen and Mamie Steelman, and maternal grandparents, Dallas and Laura Seagraves, all of Cumberland County, and nephew, Frankie Steelman of Nashville.
 

HOMER JACKSON FREELS
Funeral services for Homer Jackson Freels, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 11, 1999, were held Dec. 12 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was Dec. 13 at Big Lick Cemetery.
He was born May 20, 1936 in Roane County, TN.
Mr. Freels was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and he was a member of VFW Post No. 5025.
Survivors include is wife, Josephine Freels of Crossville; son, Darryl J. Freels of Egg Harbor Township, NJ; daughter, Janet E. Floyd of Pleasant Hill; brother, Michael Freels of Solomons, MD; sisters, Barbara Trail of Jefferson City, TN, Margaret Humphrey of Harriman, TN, and Charlotte Summers of Oakdale, TN; grandchildren, Casey Floyd, Megan Freels and Tara Freels; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Denise Freels.
Pallbearers were members of the VFW Honor Guard. Minister Philip Jenkins officiated the ceremony.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
 
 

LAWRENCE A. JOHNSON
Funeral services for Lawrence A. Johnson, who passed away Dec. 4, 1999, were held Dec. 5 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in Davis Cemetery on Dec. 6.
He was born Sept. 26, 1917 in North Eaton, OH.
Mr. Johnson was the operator of a hardware store, and he was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Johnson of Crossville; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and George Jereb of Brooklyn, OH; son, Bob Johnson of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law Stanley and Amanda Johnson of Crossville; stepson and wife, Marty and Diane Burden of Strongville, OH; stepson and wife, Thomas and Shirley Burden of Loudonville, OH; stepdaughter and husband, Sylvia and Lake Blevins of West Jefferson, NC; adopted son, Dustin Johnson of Crossville; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Anna Marie Johnson; brothers, Ed, Bill, Harold and Bob Johnson; sisters, Dorothy Traxler and Beatrice Tadych; and infant son, Arthur LeRoy Johnson.
Pallbearers were Marty and Thomas Burden, Lake Blevins, George Jereb, Dustin Johnson and Thomas Burden Jr.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The preceding obitaury is reprinted to correct information from the funeral home.
 
 

MARY MAGDALENE NOLAN
Funeral services for Mary Magdalene Nolan, of Cookeville, TN, who died Dec. 10, 1999, were held Dec. 12 at Chapel-Upton Funeral Home in Celina, TN.
She was born June 1, 1923 in Clay County, TN.
Mrs. Nolan was self-employed as a child-care provider. She also was a member of Northeast Church of Christ.
Survivors include her son, Daryl Colson of Cookeville; daughters, Pat Poston, Shelby Nichols and Nell Dale of Cookeville, Edwina Elmore of Crossville, Mildred Coonce of Johnstown, PA, and Lynda Larimore of Indianapolis, IN; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Douglas and Mary Martha Scott; first husband, Paul Colson; second husband, Ben Nolan; son, Carl Colson; brothers, Homer, Domer and Leonard Scott; and sisters Vella Kerr, Stella Rich and Ola Roberts.
Whitson Funeral Home in Cookeville provided the information.
 

LESLIE WARREN HUESTON
Funeral services for Leslie Warren Hueston, 51, who passed away Dec. 6, 1999, will be held Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home.

The family will receive visitors at 9 a.m. for one hour prior to the service.
He was born Feb. 13, 1948 in Marion, IN, the son of Robert and Bertha Hueston. 
Mr. Hueston was a mechanic and he was of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include his wife, Sheryl Hueston of Muncie, IN; daughters, Melissa Crouch of Anderson, IN, and Sarah Hueston of Muncie; sons, Bobby Hueston of Minnesota, and John Hueston and Rod Hueston, both of Elwood, IN; and stepsons, Everette Summers of Muncie, and Carl Summers of Crossville. 
 
 

LAWRENCE A. JOHNSON
Funeral services for Lawrence A. Johnson, who passed away Dec. 4, 1999, were held Dec. 5 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Burial was in Davis Cemetery on Dec. 6.

He was born Sept. 26, 1917 in North Eaton, OH.
Mr. Johnson was the operator of a hardware store, and he was a veteran of the U. S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Johnson of Crossville; sons and daughter-in-law, Bob Johnson and Stanley and Amanda Johnson, all of Crossville; stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Marty and Diane Burden of Strongsville, OH, and Thomas and Shirley Burden of Loundonville, OH; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Sylvia and Lake Blevins of West Jefferson, NC; adopted son, Dustin Johnson of Crossville; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Anna Marie Johnson; brothers, Ed, Bill, Harold and Bob Johnson; sisters, Dorothy Traxler and Beatrice Tadych; and infant son, Arthur LeRoy Johnson.
Pallbearers were Marty and Thomas Burden, Lake Blevins, George Jereb, Dustin Johnson and Thomas Burden Jr. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

JOHN WILSON LAUER
Funeral services for John Wilson Lauer, 74, of Fairfield Glade, who passed away Dec. 7, 1999, will be held Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Hadley Funeral Home in Marietta, OH, with burial in Mound Cemetery, Marietta, OH. Steven Seevers and Mason Seevers will officiate.

The family will recieve friends Dec. 11 at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of the services.
He was born July 3, 1925 in Pennsboro, WV, the son of Guy H. Lauer and Iva Mae Wilson Lauer.
Mr. Lauer was a retired plastics chemist for B.F. Goodrich. A graduate of Marietta High School in 1943, he was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy Seabees. He was a 50-year Mason, Lodge No. 390, in Marietta, and he was also a member of the Crossville Elks.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Patricia Anne Hopkins Lauer, of Fairfield Glade; son and daughter-in-law, John H. and Diana Lauer of Topeka, KS; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Anne and Curtis Jackson of Panama City, FL; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; several great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Catherine Elizabeth Hopkins of Fairfield Glade; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Joanna and Joe Seevers, and Mary Seevers, all of Columbus, OH; and Lois and Arthur Henninger of Crossville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Iva Lauer, and father-in-law, Ray Hopkins.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
Hadley Funeral Home in Marietta is in charge of arrangements. 
 
 

RODERICK E. "PETE" OWEN
A memorial service for Roderick E. "Pete" Owen, 71, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 7, 1999, will be held Dec. 11, 1999 at 3 p.m. from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home. The Rev. Merlin Sepmeyer will officiate.

He and his wife, Jean, moved to Crossville in 1984 from New York State. Mr. Owen was a retired meat cutter, and he worked with the bridge division with New York State thruway. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in World War II. He was of the Methodist faith, and he was a lifetime member of the DAV.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, B. Jean Owen; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Anna Owen of Cato, NY; daughter and son-in-law, Sheree and Doug Estes of Lenoir City; brother, Warner Owen of Milford, PA; sisters, Gertrude Blackburn and Estelle Olsen of Rock Hill, NY; and several nieces and nephews.
Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

CLAUDIE DALE COX
Funeral services for Claudie Dale Cox, 51, of Thomasville, NC, who passed away Dec. 4, 1999, were held Dec. 7 from the chapel of J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Thomasville, with burial in Original Church of God Church Cemetery in Lexington, NC. The Revs. Clayton Hulin, Stuart White and Erick Grubb officiated.

He was born March 10, 1948 in Morgan County, TN, the son of Lige Cox and Mattie Lemmons Cox.
Mr. Cox was employed with Carrick Turning Works in High Point, NC, and he was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Jacqueline "Jackie" Gordon, of Thomasville; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Gary Bryant, and Sharon and Kenneth Tucker Sr., all of Thomasville, and Phyllis and Mickey Childs of Marietta, GA; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; sisters, Louise Hedrick, Della Pugh and Carolyn Daniels, all of Rockwood, TN; and brothers, Franklin Cox and Bobby Cox, both of Thomasville, Lee Cox of Oakdale, TN, and Doyle Cox of Crab Orchard. 
J.C. Green and Sons Inc. was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

JUDD DONALD DAVENPORT
Judd Donald Davenport, 73, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 6, 1999.
He was born Jan. 15, 1926 in Crossville, the son of James and Mary Ford Davenport.
Mr. Davenport was a farmer, and he was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Davenport, of Crossville; stepsons, Gary Collins and Dickie Collins, both of Cleveland, TN; sisters, Charlotte Gause of Mobile, AL, Ruth Adair of Chattanooga, TN, and Reta Mullins of Ooltewah, TN; brother, Andrew Davenport of Clearwater, FL; and several nieces, nephews and grandchildren.
Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

WILLARD DARYL GILLIN
Willard Daryl Gillin, 76, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 28, 1999 at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

He was born July 3, 1923 in Johnstown, PA, the son of Wilbur and Lillian Craig Gillin. 
Mr. Gillin worked for Bethlehem Steel, and he was a member of the Church of the Brethren. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II.

Services were held Dec. 3. Burial was in Richland Cemetery in Johnstown.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Lorraine Robertson Gillin, of Fairfield Glade; son, Larry Gillin of Valley City, OH; and brother, Bill Gillin of Johnstown.
He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Gillin.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the local arrangements. 
 
 

FLOYD EARL PERRY
Funeral services for Floyd Earl Perry, 62, of Springfield, OH, who passed away Nov. 21, 1999, were held Nov. 24 from the High Street Church of the Nazarene in Springfield. Pastor David Ringhiser and Senior Pastor Deane Hardy officiated. Burial was in Rose Hill Burial Park.

He was born Dec. 28, 1936 in Scioto County, OH, the son of Russell E. and Ruth E. Inlow Perry.
Mr. Perry was a lifelong member of High Street Church of the Nazarene, where he served as a church board member. He retired from Navistar International, with 32 years service.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Barbara A. Brashear Perry; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Michael Smith of New Carlisle, OH, Natalie and Mark Johnson, Jaylene and Vaughn Shaffer, all of Springfield; son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Claudia Perry of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Esther and Jim Overholser of Crossville, Wilma and Richard Tincher of Springfield, Zelma and John Dillard of South Vienna, OH, and Linda and Wayne Knisley of Jeffersonville, OH; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Carolyn Perry of Springfield, David and Susie Perry of New Carlisle, OH; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Perry of Springfield; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Russell Leroy Perry.
Memorials may be made to High Street Church of the Nazarene, 1625 E. High St., Springfield, OH, 45505. 
Littleton and Rue Funeral Home in Springfield was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.littletonandrue.com. 
 
 

ROY THOMAS ROBBINS
Funeral services for Roy Thomas Robbins, 94, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 1, 1999, were held Dec. 4 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Bro. Lyle Ledbetter officiated, with special music by Sherry Turner and Reba Reed.

He was born June 28, 1905 in Overton County, TN, the son of U.G. and Sally Miller Robbins. 
Mr. Robbins was a factory worker, and he was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Pearl Wilson Robbins of Crossville; son, Chet Robbins of Old Hickory, TN; daughters, Dora Kitty Storey of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Cora Lopes of Ormand Beach, FL; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; brothers, Carlos Robbins of Crossville, and John Robbins of Anderson, IN; and sister, Pauline McCoy of Anderson.
Pallbearers were Chet Robbins, Carlos Robbins, Chris Storey, Lynn Deck, James Ward and Eugene Goddard. Bilbrey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

HORACE SAMS
Funeral services for Horace Sams, 90, of Monterey, TN, were held Dec. 7 from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey. The Rev. Donald Whittaker will officiate, with burial in Shady Grove Cemetery.

He was born July 23, 1909 in Overton County, TN, the son of John and Cora Norrod Sams.
Mr. Sams was retired from the Monterey Planing Mills, and he was a member of the Monterey First Freewill Baptist Church. Survivors include his stepdaughters and their husbands, Rev. James and Ruby Phillips of Monterey, and John and Ruth Umbarger, all of Monterey; stepson and his wife, Charles and Shirley Tinch of Indianapolis, IN; sisters, Edna Wilson of Monterey, and Velma Phillips of Crossville; and brother, Charlie Phipps of Rickman, TN.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Roxie Sams.
Goff Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

ALVIN E. "GENE" STOUT
Funeral services for Alvin E. "Gene" Stout, 63, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 1, 1999, were held Dec. 3 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Vern Daughtery officiated. He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Cumberland County.

Mr. Stout was in sales in the Crossville area for many years, and he was a former Crossville mayor and served on the city commissioner.

Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Sheila A. Crabtree, and Lisa and David Smith, all of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Ann Stout of Crossville; grandchildren, Ashley Smith, Trey H. and Logan Crabtree, and Kelly M. Cope; mother, Shelia Aline Stout of Crossville; sister and brother-in-law, Faye and David Watson of Nashville, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Nelda Stout and David Lee and Anna Ruth Stout, all of Crossville; fiancee and devoted friend, Pauline D. Hillis of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Davey Watson, Wiley Potter, Brett Elmore, Keith Smith, Adam Hale, Billy Smith, Joe Fann and Randy Alley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Grace Elmore; father, A. T. Stout, and sister, Anna (Sue) Fann.
Honorary pallbearers were J.H. Graham Jr., Lanny Colvard, Earl Dean, Pete Stubbs, Boyd Wyatt, Fred Stout and Bobby Randolph. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The preceding obituary is republished to correct information submitted by the funeral home. 
 
 

BOBBY RUSSELL BURGIN
Funeral services for Bobby Russell Burgin, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 1, 1999, were held Dec. 4 from Oaklawn Baptist Church. Graveside services from Spring Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in DeRidder, LA, were held Dec. 6.
He was born July 20, 1944, in Oakdale, LA, the son of Jake and Mildred Burgin.
Mr. Burgin moved to Tennessee in 1983, joining his brother in business with B.J. of Tennessee Inc.
Mourning the loss of Bob is his wife, Sandra Burgin, and their children, Janie Bea, James, Russell and Janette. He was most proud of his grandchildren, Noah Sutherland Burgin and Cassandra LeAnne Burgin. He was a beloved husband, father, and son. His presence will be felt for generations.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The preceding obituary includes information paid for by the family. 
 
 

WILLIE MAE COOVERT
Graveside services for Willie Mae Coovert, 99, of Pleasant Hill, who passed away Nov. 21, 1999, were held Nov. 24 in Greenwood Cemetery, in Greenwood, IN. 
She was born July 23, 1900 near Harrodsburg, KY, the daughter of Lillie Hendricks Overstreet and William Edward Overstreet. Mrs. Coovert had been a member of Hopewell Baptist Church near Mayo, KY, since childhood. In 1915 she married Garnett Coovert, and moved with her husband to Indianapolis, IN, in 1921. During World War II, she worked at Allison Aircraft Motor Co. and Hoosier Veneer Co. in Indianapolis. 
Mrs. Coovert moved to Fort Lauderdale, FL, in 1963, and for 11 years worked as a foster grandparent in the Broward County School System.
She moved to Uplands Retirement Village in 1983, and in 1994 entered Wharton Nursing Home, where she was living at the time of her death.
Survivors include her son, Gilbert Truman Coovert; two grandsons, one stepgranddaughter; one great-granddaughter; one great-grandson; two stepgreat-grandsons; two great-great-grandchildren; a nephew and his wife, son and daughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Garnett Coovert, in 1958, and also an infant daughter.
Wilson-St. Pierre Mortuary was in charge of arrangements in Indiana.
Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements locally. 
 
 

ODA HOWARD
Funeral services for Oda Howard, 63, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 2, 1999, were held Dec. 4 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Gravel Lawn Cemetery in Fortville, IN. Pastor William Howard officiated. She was born May 11, 1936 in Flat Lick, KY.
Mrs. Howard was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, John Howard of Crossville; sons, John M. Howard of Indianapolis, IN, and Stephen O. Howard of Fortville; daughter, Tammy Curry of Crossville; brother, William Hubbard Jr. of Williamsburg, KY; sisters, Sudie Gray of Bimble, KY, and Martha Warren of Barbourville, KY; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

LENA K. KEYES
Funeral services for Lena K. Keyes, 71, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 2, 1999, were held Dec. 4 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial Green Acres Memory Gardens. Pastor Terry Barnwell officiated. She was born July 22, 1999, in Fentress County, TN.
Mrs. Keyes was a homemaker.
Survivors include her stepsons, Ronald Keyes, Kenneth Keyes, Joe Keyes, and Dale Keyes, all of Crossville, and Jeff Keyes of Rickman, TN; brother, George Cooper of Crossville; nine stepgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Shirley Pryor of Crossville.
Pallbearers were Mark Cooper, Steve Tabor, Donnie Cooper, Lowell Norris, Tony Cooper, Willie Norris and Michael Norris. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangments. 
 
 

HARRY ANGLE MANON
A memorial service for Harry Angle Manon, 80, of Pleasant Hill, who passed away Nov. 28, 1999, will be held Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Community Church, UCC. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Community Church Memorial Garden, UCC.
The Rev. Manon had been a pastor in churches in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Buffalo, New York and Missouri, and retired in 1984 from St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Titusville, PA, after seven years. From 1961 to 1972, he was executive secretary of campus ministries for Pennsylvania.
A member of the class of 1937 of William Penn Senior High School in York, PA, the Rev. Manon later graduated from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, and Eden Theological Seminary in Webster Groves, St. Louis, MO. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 83rd Division, and attaining the rank of captain.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margaret A. Hartman Manon; sons, Peter Manon of Ocala, FL, and Jon R. Manon of Newark, DE; sister, Mary M. Bowman of York, PA, and four grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eden Seminary, Development Office, 475 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO, 63119. Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes in Newark, DE, was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

ALVIN E. "GENE" STOUT
Funeral services for Alvin E. "Gene" Stout, 63, of Crossville, who passed away Dec. 1, 1999, were held Dec. 3 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Green Acres Memory Gardens. The Rev. Vern Daughtery officiated. He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Cumberland County.
Mr. Stout was in sales in the Crossville area for many years, and he was a former Crossville mayor and Cumberland County commissioner.
Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Sheila A. Crabtree, and Lisa and David Smith, all of Crossville; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Ann Stout of Crossville; grandchildren, Ashley Smith, Trey H. and Logan Crabtree, and Kelly M. Cope; 19 great-grandchildren; mother, Shelia Aline Stout of Crossville; sister and brother-in-law, Faye and David Watson of Nashville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Nelda Stout and David Lee and Anna Ruth Stout, all of Crossville; fiancee and devoted friend, Pauline D. Hillis of Crossville; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Davey Watson, Wiley Potter, Brett Elmore, Keith Smith, Adam Hale, Billy Smith, Joe Fann and Randy Alley. Honorary pallbearers were J.H. Graham Jr., Lanny Colvard, Earl Dean, Pete Stubbs, Boyd Wyatt, Fred Stout and Bobby Randolph. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

ROBERT G. STUMP
A memorial Mass for Robert G. Stump, 60, of Crossville, who passed away Nov. 23, 1999, in Florida, will be celebrated Dec. 11 at 1:30 from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Lansing, MI. 
He was born July 31, 1939 in Lansing, the son of Richard and Evelyn Stump.
Mr. Stump was an electrical engineer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include his wife, Cheri L. Stump of Crossville; sons, Jeffrey Stump of Holland, MI, David Stump of Greenville, MI, and Robert Stump of Wyoming, MI; brothers, James Stump and Richard Stump, both of Lansing, MI; and four grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, or American Cancer Society. Family Funeral Services in Winter Haven, FL, were in charge of arrangements. 
 
 

LEE JAY GABLE
Lee Jay Gable passed away Nov. 25, 1999. He was born in Roaring Creek, Columbia County, PA, on March 16, 1907. He was the son of Martin Allen Gable and Jennie Rae Mensch Gable.

He was a graduate of Mount Carmel High School, Franklin and Marshall College, the Theological Seminary at Lancaster, PA, and earned an master's degree and PhD. from the University of Pennsylvania.
The Rev. Gable was ordained as a pastor of the Reformed Church (now the United Church of Christ) in 1931. He was pastor of St. Paul's and St. John's (Blymire's) churches in Dallastown, PA. He served as director of Christian education and church school administration for the Pennsylvania State Sabbath School Association, the Evangelical and Reformed Church, the International Council of Religious Education and the National Council of Churches. In 1952, he became professor of Christian education at Lancaster Seminary, where he also served as dean of the faculty. He retired in 1974, then served as interim pastor of Windward UCC, Kailua, HI, a UCC church in Hilo, HI, Brookmeade UCC, Nashville, TN, and St. Peter's UCC in Lancaster, PA, and helped found Fairfield Glade Community Church.

Rev. Gable and his wife, Ann, moved to Uplands Retirement Village in Pleasant Hill, where he continued his active role in the church and community.

Dr. Gable authored four books, Evangelical Academy and Parish in West Germany 1945-1961, Encyclopedia for Church Group Leaders, Shaping of a Life and Learnings of a Lifetime, as well as numerous articles in the Christian and secular press.

He was a member of Pleasant Hill Community Church, UCC, and the Church of the Apostles, UCC, in Lancaster, PA, and he was a member of Phi Delta Kappa.

Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and George Toth, of Kissimmee, FL, and Marian and John Parsons, of Logmont, CO; and grandchildren Brian Toth, and his wife, MaryAnn, of Suffolk, VA, Timothy Toth and his wife, Jennifer, of Altoona, PA, Andrea Schweitzer of Fort Collins, CO, and Erika Schweitzer Kenney and her husband, Thomas, of Denver, CO; and great-grandchildren, Stephen, Christian, and Andrew Toth, all of Altoona, PA.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, AnnaMary Hinkle Gable, in 1991.
Burris Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 
 
 

ROSIE GERTRUDE McCOY
Funeral services for Rosie Gertrude McCoy, 85, of Crossville, who passed away Nov. 25, 1999, were held Nov. 28 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, with burial in Elmore Cemetery. She was born June 21, 1914 in Cumberland County.

Mrs. McCoy was a housewife.
Survivors include her husband, Oley Emright McCoy of Crossville; sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Wilma McCoy of Crossville, and Dean and Mary Lou McCoy of Clarkrange, TN; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mattie Faye McCoy.
Pallbearers were her grandsons, David, Tom, Tim, Marty, Glen, Trent, Rick and Jason. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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