Nov. 14, 2012
The memorial Mass for Lt. Col. Robert L. “Bob” Thomas, USAF, retired, 82, of North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest Nov. 14, 2012, was held Nov. 17 in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. Father Jacob Joseph was the celebrant. Interment was in Arlington National Cemetery.
Lt. Col. Thomas was a native of Pittsburgh, PA, a former resident of Lake Tansi Village, having recently made his home in North Augusta. He was a communicant of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Crossville, where he served as chairman of the board of community service, active in Cursillo and was a lecture and eucharistic minister. Lt. Col. Thomas was retired from the U.S. Air Force with 30 years of service and was a member of the Retired Military Officers Association, the Exchange Club, British Car Club and volunteered at the Cumberland County Playhouse.
Mr. Thomas was the father of the late Ket Shepard.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Jean Thomas; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Lorraine Thomas of North Augusta; three daughters and a son-in-law, Sharie and Bob Radzavich of Bradford, PA, Barbara Thomas of Thousand Oaks, CA, and Pat Jourdonais of Solomons, MD; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Don Thomas of Pittsburgh, PA, and George Thomas of Gresham, OR.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Alphonsus Community Service, 151 St. Alphonsus Way, Crossville, TN 38555.
Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta was in charge of arrangements. Visit the registry online at www.poseyfuneraldirectors.com
Nov. 14, 2012
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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