Jan. 18, 2013
Vernon R. DeRossett, 86, of Westel, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Cumberland House Hospice, Crossville. The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Westel Baptist Church, Westel, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Rev. Hascue Carter and Rev. Mike Higgins officiating. Interment will follow in Dogwood Cemetery with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.
He was a member of Daysville Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. After retirement, he became a volunteer fireman with the Westel Volunteer Fire Dept. He also did disaster relief work with the Tennessee Baptist Association, Red Cross and Salvation Army.
He was preceded in death 4 months ago by his wife of almost 65 years, Marge DeRossett; parents, Walter Rufus and Mary Leona McKinney DeRossett; sister, Viola Hayes; and brother, Volney DeRossett.
Survivors include his daughters, Susan Williams and husband, Leonard of Harrison, TN, and Nancy Geraci and husband, Frank, of Crossville; sons, Mike DeRossett and wife, Martha, of Dayton, Steve DeRossett and wife, Evelyn, of Daysville, and Andy DeRossett and wife, Denise, of Louisville, TN; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; five beautiful, loving sisters; one sister-in-law; two brothers-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family requests donations be made to Cumberland House Hospice, 30 E. Adams St., Crossville, TN 38555.
Condolences can be expressed online at www.evansmortuary.biz
Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is in charge of the arrangements.
Jan. 18, 2013
Mr. William E. (Bill) Thompson passed away June 16, 2013, at home in Rockwood. The family received friends Tuesday, June 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT at Evans Mortuary, with funeral service following at 7 p.m. President Charles Watkins officiated. Concluding and interment services will be today, June 18, at Roane Memorial Gardens at 10 a.m.
Colin Farnum Hillblom, 36, of Crossville, passed away June 14, 2013, at WyndRidge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Crossville.
Mrs. Wanda Hicks, 61, of Crossville, passed away June 13, 2013, at Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held June 17 at Jennings Funeral Home-Clarkrange Chapel. A private burial will follow at a later time in the Springs Chapel Cemetery.
Mary Ellen Fry
Mary Ellen Fry, 77, of Crossville, passed away June 18, 2013, at her home in Lake Tansi.
Jerry D. Wyatt
Jerry David Wyatt, 75, was born on April 14, 1938 in Crossville, to Robert and Fannie Wyatt, and passed away on June 14, 2013. He was a truck driver and enjoyed farming, mechanics and welding.
William Jene “Bill” Tucker, 83, of Mulberry, FL, and Pleasant Hill, TN, passed away at his home in Mulberry on June 4, 2013.
Charles C. Noe
Charles Clayton Noe, 68, of Crossville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
Beloved mother and grandmother Iver Lou Oma (Bumbalough) Lester passed away at the age of 86 of a massive stroke on June 4, 2011, in Vancouver, WA, where she resided.
Frederick F. Lester Jr.
Retired Master Gunnery Sgt. Frederick Floyd Lester Jr., 89, of Crossville, lost his battle with melanoma cancer on Sunday, June 9, 2013. A memorial service was held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Saturday, June 15, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Scott Monday officiating.
Barbara S. Lawson
Barbara Sue (McCloud) Lawson, 62, of Sparta, passed away June 12, 2013. A graveside service was held at Glade Creek Cemetery on June 15, at 4 p.m., with Bro. Ralph Reagan officiating.
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