Jan. 29, 1927—Jan. 27, 2013
Mrs. Joyce H. (Smith) Pigg, 85, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 27, 2013. The family will receive friends at Smith Funeral Home Feb. 8, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. A memorial service will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel at 4 p.m. Andy Bryson and Hayden Bryson will officiate.
She was born in Woodbury, TN, Jan. 29, 1927. Her parents were the late Henry H. Smith and Margaret Pearl (Reed) Smith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. "Sonny" Pigg; brothers, Hayden Smith and Hobert Smith; sisters, Myra Bryson, Grace Engle and Clima Bryson; and by a nephew, Reed Jones.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret Jane and James R. Powers of Crossville; sister-in-law, Lillian "Muddy" Wallace of Hoover, AL; nephews, Andy and Patricia Bryson and Hayden Bryson, both of Woodbury; nieces, Susan and Charles Sain of Bradyville, Nancy Griner of Hoover, AL, and Sally Smith of River View, FL; her nephew Reed's widow, Jo Jones of Woodbury; great-nephews, Andy and Katrina Bryson of Murfreesboro, Robert and Amy Sain of Murfreesboro; and several great-great-nieces and -nephews.
Mrs. Pigg was a Protestant. She was a newspaper publisher and became the first female member of the Tennessee Press Association. She was a philanthropist supporting numerous non-profit organizations and individuals in need.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County, 30 E. Adams St. Crossville, TN 38555, Art Circle Public Library Foundation, 3 East St. Crossville, TN 38555 or the Wharton Nursing Home, 878 W. Main, Pleasant Hill, TN 38578.
Smith Funeral Home, www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net, is in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 29, 1927—Jan. 27, 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.
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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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