May 6, 1933 — Jan. 23, 2013
Velma Mae (Hobgood) Kennedy, 79, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 23, 2013. Funeral services were held Jan. 26 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Kennedy, the Rev. Danny Allen and the Rev. Gregory Keller officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Mrs. Kennedy was born May 6, 1933, in Puxico, MO, the daughter of the late Archie and Mary (Millstead) Hobgood.
She worked at Roselawn Southern and was a volunteer with the Good Samaritans for many years. She was a member of Bakers Crossroads Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, the Rev. James Kennedy of Crossville; daughters, Ellen Straw and Kay Brown (Kenneth) of Crossville; sons, Robert Kennedy (Linda) of Crossville and Mark Kennedy (Diana) of Charlotte, TN; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Esther Jones and Myrtle McGrudger; and brothers, Charlie Hobgood and Paul Hobgood.
Pallbearers were Ray Kiley, Eddie Brown, Jeff Straw, John Straw, Mike Brown and Robert Carr.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
May 6, 1933 — Jan. 23, 2013
Cleston E. Maynard, of Crossville, passed away May 9, 2013, in Crossville.
Emma Jean “E.J.” Harrison, 85, of Crossville, went to be with the Lord in the early morning on May 18, 2013, in her sleep.
Lisa Katherine (Cooke) Hancock, 42, of Crossville, passed away May 7, 2013. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home May 10, with Bro. Jeff Leonard officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
She was born July 4, 1970, in Cincinnati, OH, the daughter of Jack Cooke and Sylvia (Pennicuff) Cooke.
Campbell Crawford Rector, 65, of Hebbron, KY, passed away May 10, 2013, in Kentucky. Graveside services were held at Frost Cemetery Funeral Home May 18, 2013, with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating. Interment was in Frost Cemetery.
James Edward Poe, 63, of Crossville, passed away May 14, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home May 17, 2013, with Bro. Roger Burgess officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Mabel M. Hudson, 98, of Crossville, passed away May 15, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home May 17, with Bro. Barry Kennedy officiating. Graveside committal was held May 18 at Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Vivian Gail Helmer (Beaty), 69, of Ft. Myers, FL, went to be with her Lord April 14, 2013. There will be a graveside gathering May 26 at 1 p.m. at the Jay Conatser Cemetery in Little Crab, TN.
Doris Rae (Clifton) Bell, 68, of Fairfield Glade, passed away May 8, 2013, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Visitation was held May 14 at Bilbrey Funeral Home, with interment at Green Acres Memory Gardens.
Erma Lucille (Freeze) Modglin, 71, of Crossville, passed away May 10, 2013. A graveside service was held at Springs Chapel Cemetery in Fentress County May 14, with Bro. Mike Kerley officiating.
David Edward Hood, 58, of Crossville, passed away May 10, 2013. Funeral services were held May 12 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Bro. Billy Norris and Bro. Jerry Harris officiated. Burial was in Martha Washington Cemetery in Fentress County.
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