Enes Ida Plouffe

Enes Ida Plouffee, 97, of Crossville, TN passed away on April 20, 2015. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM at St. Alphonsus .  She will be laid to rest in Wildwood Cemetery in Ashland, MA at a later date.

Enes was born on March 16, 1918 in Framingham, MA to Claude and Ida Tognoli Giargiari.

Mitchell Ramon Myers

Mitchell Ramon Myers, 50, of Crossville, TN passed away on April 14, 2015 at Cumberland Medical Center. He was born on August 29, 1964 in Canton, Ohio to Raymond and Consuelo Myers.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Old Fashion Independent Baptist Church with Bro. Gary Howard officiating.

Len Lake

len_lakeJeffery “Len” Lake, 62, of Crossville, TN, passed away on April 15, 2015 at Cumberland Medical Center. He was born on June 20, 1952 in Barbourville, KY to Buford Ford and Rema Davis Lake. Len’s life long occupation was cabinet making and carpentry.
Family will receive friends on Friday April 24, 2015 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 pm with Pastor Scott Monday officiating.  
He is survived by son: John Lake of Crossville, TN; daughter: Jennifer [Lake] Conner and her husband, Mark, of Hendersonville, TN; granddaughter: three-year-old Claire Conner; and brother: Larry Lake of Dalton, GA. He was preceded in death by parents: Buford and Rema Lake; and sister: Lisa Lake, all of Barbourville, KY.

Raney Lee Webb, Jr.

Raney Lee Webb, Jr., 73, of Crossville, TN passed away on April 14, 2015. Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral service will be Friday, April 17, 2015 1:00 pm at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with burial to follow in Parham Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Zach Webb, Wendell Webb, Raney Lee Webb III,  Darren Danley, Steven Smallwood, and Ken Smallwood. Raney was born on April 6, 1942 in Cumberland County, TN to Raney Lee and Rhoda Frady Webb. Raney is survived by wife: Judy Webb of Crossville, TN; son: Reese Webb (Lynn) of Ocean Springs, MS; grandchildren: Zachary Webb, and Lindsey Webb of MS; sisters: Imogene Green of Westel, TN, and Lois Hughes (Clay) of Dayton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by parents: Raney Lee Webb, Sr. and Rhoda Webb; sisters: Pearl Fry, and Hazel Horseman; brothers: Alfred Webb, and Dexter Webb.

Robert Alan Carroll

alan (2)Robert Alan Carroll, 51, of Crossville, TN passed away on April 4, 2015. He was born on April 9, 1963 in Newport, RI to Robert Maxwell and Janice Elizabeth Edmonds Carroll. Robert served in the United States Navy. He love listening to music, watching Red Skins Football, muscle cars, enjoyed photography, and was very patriotic.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 with Bro. James Mitchell, and Bro. Monroe Edmonds will be officiating. Burial will be in Green Acres Memory Gardens.

Robert is survived by: Parents: Robert and Janice Carroll; Daughter: Jaimi Lynn Carroll; grandchildren: April and Jaxton; brother: Tony Carroll (Tammy); sister: Melissa Sisco (James); nephews James Mitchell, Joshua Sisco, and Jacob Sisco; niece Sarah Carroll.

Gertrude Daszkiewicz

Gertrude “Trudy” Truman Daszkiewicz, 86, of Crossville, died Monday April 6th, 2015.
She was born to the late Harry and Mable Truman on Oct 3, 1928, in Lima Center, Wisconsin.
She was raised by her father, step mother and special Aunt Maree Crandall Breyer Truman.
In 1948 she graduated from Bethel Academy which is now known as Wisconsin Academy.  She attended both Union College in Nebraska and EMC or Andrews University in Berrien Springs Michigan.
Her work history included many years spent at Hylandale Academy in Wisconsin.  She was responsible for several things while she was there including girl’s dean, cook and registrar. Her next career was in Connecticut where she worked her way up to Food Service Director at Geer Memorial Skilled Nursing Facility.  Following that she moved to Brighton Colorado where she finished her career as a food service supervisor for Platte Valley Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Joe Breyer, brother in law Lloyd Gibson and beloved niece and nephew Janet Payne and Gary Rhodes.
Trudy was a devoted member of the Crossville Seventh Day Adventist Church.  She loved her Lord and her family. 
Trudy is survived by her children: Edward (Eve) Daszkiewicz, and Kaye (Dennis) Smith, granddaughter Angela Smith, Sisters Charlotte (John) Rhodes, Adeline Gibson, sister in law Phyllis Breyer and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Crossville Seventh Day Adventist Church.
A memorial service honoring her life will be held on Saturday April 11th at the Crossville SDA Church @ 4PM

ALICE JANE SNOWGOLD

Snowgold Obit picAlice Jane Snowgold (Jane) Matriarch, Mama, Grandma and GG passed peacefully having lived life on her own terms.

 Both in life and death she was a dynamic force, loving and caring to all who knew her with a quick wit and bright humor right to the finish line. She was a teacher, secretary, nurse, volunteer (Hospice and Jaycees), a community leader and so much more.  She was stubborn, determined, sometimes brusque or impatient.  She was a party girl and loved to dance.  She had an adventurous spirit and traveled the world.

She will be missed in every way by family and friends but we all find comfort that she remained true to form as both in life and death ~ she did it her way!

She is preceded in death by her parents (J Roy & Alice Hayward Briggs), 1st husband (Bruce Maslin I), 2nd husband (Richard Snowgold), son (Kevin Maslin) and sister (Frances Briggs Rodgers). Surviving family includes daughter Carole (Frank) Thierry, son Bruce (Vickie) Maslin, daughter Barbara (Ron) Newman, 16 beautiful grandchildren and 32 precious great grandchildren and a niece and nephew.

Albert Nathaniel Bertram Sr.

Albert Nathaniel Bertram Sr., age 90, was born on September 13, 1924 in Pickett County, Tennessee to Willis and Edith Bertram and passed away on April 3, 2015 in Crossville, Tennessee. He was a World War II Veteran, who served in the US Army. He owned a laundromat business here in Crossville and was a farmer for most of his life. It has been said that walnut trees will be his legacy for years to come. He enjoyed living the rural life.

He is survived by his son- Albert Nathaniel Bertram Jr. (Lucero); daughters- Phyllis Richardson (Charles) and Dana Erwin (Danny); grandchildren- Monica and Jameson White, Albert Bertram III, Jessica Lynn Bertram, Steve Alan Camfield Jr, Emily Suzanne Erwin, and Rebecca Ann Erwin; four great grandchildren; brother- Joseph Bertram; and sister- Mary Katherine McQuistion.

Albert was preceded in death by his wife- Nellie Charlotte Bertram; parents- Willis Ervin Bertram and Edith Story Bertram; son- Willis Kent Bertram; and sisters- Blanche Bertram and Sarah Alice Maiwald.

The family will receive friends Monday, April 6, 2015, from 1 to 3 pm at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with service to follow. Pastor Danny Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Green Acres Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charlie Richardson, Steve Camfield, Albert Bertram, Danny Erwin, Nathaniel Bertram, and Jameson White.

Ralph E. Messenger

Ralph E. Messenger, 95, of Crossville, TN passed away on April 1, 2015 at Cumberland House.  Family will receive on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Mayland Church of the Nazarene. Memorial service will be held at 7:00 with Rev. Jason Dyer officiating.

Ralph was born on December 11, 1919 in Baldwin, MI to Elmer and Myrtle Woods Messenger. He served in the United States Army Air Corp, and before retiring he worked as a draftsman in the automotive industry. Ralph enjoyed woodworking and gardening.

Ralph is survived by daughter: Cynthia Messenger, Linda Winningham, Rebecca Skinner (Evan), Bonnie Elderkin, and Melody Hartigan (Scott); grandchildren: Melanie Jones, Melissa Dyer, Lisa Butters, James Gross, Mandy Skinner, Jennifer Farrington, Rusty Winningham, Rena Ortega, Chris Elderkin, Chad Messenger, Chris Messenger, Mark Messenger, Lacey Messenger, Megan Hartle, Justin Gross, Chandler Hartigan, and Amy Messenger; 17 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents Elmer and Myrtle Messenger; wife: Gloria Messenger; son: Mark Messenger; granddaughter Natasha Elderkin.