Howard E. Sutton

Howard Sutton of Crossville, TN, formerly of Girard, IL, was born on August 21, 1939 and passed away peacefully on December 1, 2017 with his wife, Priscilla, by his side. Howard served 6 years in the Navy. He loved trains, woodworking, and nature. Howard was a longtime member of St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church.

He left behind two sons and one daughter- Craig, Daryl (Christine), and Tammy Carr, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be conducted at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Memorials may be made to the family.

Duwayne Lynn Osborne

Duwayne (Lynnie) Osborne of Crossville passed away November 27th at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born on February 15, 1960 to William Lee and Grace Shields Osborne. Duwayne served our country in the United States Navy and Army from 1982 to 1993. Duwayne was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed watching football, NASCAR, fishing, golf, and spending time with family and his many friends.

He is survived by his wife- Tracy of Crossville; mother- Grace Rotnour of Slippery Rock, PA; sisters- Lorie Frederick of Forestville, PA and Sherrie Osborne of Slippery Rock, PA. Survivors also include nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and special family friends.

He was preceded in death by his father- William Lee Osborne; and brother-in-law- Charles Butch Frederick.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 8 p.m.

Elizabeth Marzee Watkins

Marzee Watkins, 79, passed away peacefully at her home in Crossville, Tennessee on November 16, 2017.  She is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Iris (Hall) Spoonts, brother Jim Spoonts and son Wade.  She is survived by her husband Robert Watkins, daughter Lynn (Richard) Lane, sons Scott and Brian and grandson Hunter.  Services were held November 18, 2017 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.

Geraldine “Gerry” Pugh

Gerry Pugh, age 70, was born on December 21, 1946 to Roba and Rissie Tabor Davis in Crossville, TN and passed away in Monterey, TN on November 18, 2017. She worked at Avery-Dennison for most of her life and enjoyed working in her flower garden, canning, and mowing her grass.

She is survived by her husband- Raymond Pugh,  daughter- Crystal Roberts and her husband Shane, granddaughter- Brylee Roberts, and siblings- Edith Wessler, Christine Keyes, Maxine Beaty, Junior Davis, Richard Davis, and Jimmy Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son- Gary Pugh, and siblings- Ernestine Blaylock, Elsie Dunlap, Mary Lee Kalovada, and Sylvester Davis.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 12:30 to 2:00 with service to follow. Burial will be in Tabor- Bowden Cemetery.

Charlotte Myers

Charlotte Myers, age 74, was born on February 12, 1943 to Amon Woodrow and Willie Leigh Houston Hancock in Crossville, TN and passed away in Louisville, KY on November 17, 2017.

She is survived by daughter- Tamara Wilson (Lee), son- Shannon Myers (Melissa), four grandchildren- Shawn Wilson, Whitney Wilson, Tyler Myers, and Jacob Myers, and three great grandchildren- Shawn Robert, Skylar and Anias.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband- Robert Lyle Myers.

The family will receive friends on Monday evening, November 20, 2017, from 6 to 8 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at 11:00 with burial to follow in Linary Cemetery.

Dr. Fred J. Ingram

Dr. Fred J. Ingram, 96, of Crossville, was called home Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Garvin and Viola Ingram; wife of 62 years, Lola Blankenship Ingram; brothers, Arvel Ingram, twin infant brothers, and James Ingram. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Morton of Townsend, TN and Carolyn Slack of Chillocothe, OH; brother, Bob Ingram of Madisonville, TN; children- Dewain Ingram of Bushnell, FL, Ron (Mary) Ingram of Germantown, TN, Sheri (Bob) Phillips of Crossville, TN, and Karla (Doug) Koontz of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, Mathena Carbone of Ocala, FL, Lore Woods of Lobelville, TN, Veronica (Hank) Tansey of Memphis, TN, Jackie (Didier) Stahl of Mexico City, Chad Phillips of Dallas, TX, Tiffany Phillips of Crossville, TN, Tyler Koontz of Maryville, TN, and Braxton (Kehaulani) Koontz of Knoxville, TN; and 12 great grandchildren.

Dr. Ingram graduated from Madisonville High School, received his B.S. degree from Maryville College, Masters from the University of Tennessee, Doctorate from Oklahoma State University, and did his internship at Baylor University. He graduated aviation school and had his pilot’s license. He was the State Director of Technical Education for the state of Tennessee, Director of Human Services in Cumberland County, teacher and principal at Walnut Hill Elementary, a teacher at CCHS, as well as Superintendent of Cumberland County Schools. In 1941, he was a left handed pitcher for the Cleveland Indians AA team, the Cedar Rapids Raiders. He was also a Sunday school director, teacher, and deacon at the First Baptist Church of Crossville.

Family will receive friends on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 CST at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home in Crossville, TN with a funeral service at 6:00 with Rev. Gerald Atkins officiating. Graveside services for Dr. Ingram will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 EST in Sunset Cemetery in Madisonville, TN with Rev.  Thomas Sweet officiating.

James B. “Jim” Adkins

James B. “Jim” Adkins, age 77, was born June 1, 1940, the son of A.B. Adkins and Evelyn Pinion. He passed away on November 9, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Crossville, Tennessee and was retired from Crossville Rubber Products.

He is survived by two daughters: Angela Welch and husband Ted and Amber Adkins McDonald and husband Terry; three grandsons: O.J. Rollins and Leslie, Dustin Rollins, and Emmett McDonald; and great grandchildren: Sawyer Rollins, Delaney Rollins, and Mallie Rollins.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers: Ronald Adkins and Ronnie Adkins.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.

Joan Anderson

Funeral services will be held for Joan Anderson, age 87, of Eagle Bend, MN on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 11a.m. at the Karvonen Funeral Home of Wadena, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior. Joan passed peacefully on October 26 at her home in Eagle Bend. Graveside service will be held at Davis Cemetery (on the corner of Vandever Rd. and Ormes Rd., immediately on the left), Crossville, TN, on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 11.

Arrangements by Karvonen Funeral & Cremation Service of Wadena, MN.

Please visit www.karvonenfuneralhome.com to leave a message of comfort and support for Joan’s family.

James R. Adams

James R. Adams, 71, was born on May 10, 1946 to the late Monroe and Ethel Adams in Crossville, TN. He passed away on October 25, 2017. James loved racing cars, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by his brothers and sisters- Jonah Adams (Joan), Allene Wright, Clarence Adams (Paulette), and Rachel Temple (Danny); and a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents- Monroe and Ethel Adams; sisters- Lucille Woody, Pauline Calahan, and Lucy Newberry; and brother- John Adams.

Family will receive friends on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 1 to 3 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will also be held on Friday following visitation at 3 with Danny Smith officiating. James will be laid to rest in Fredonia Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cumberland County.

Carroll Eugene Lowe, Sr.

Carroll Eugene Lowe, Sr., 62, was born on November 16, 1954 in Sevierville, TN to the late Shirley E. Lowe and Bettie J. Lowe. He passed away on October 23, 2017. Carroll loved to work in the sawmill and farming.

He is survived by his wife- Ramona Lowe of Crossville, TN; children- Carroll Lowe, Jr. and Christina Jackson (Byron Jackson), all of Crossville, TN; grandchildren- Anthony Pippin, Jr., Brian Stanley, Shelton Welch, and Nathan Jackson; brothers- Steve Lowe (Mamie Lowe), David Lowe, Mike Lowe, and Jacky Lowe, all of Sevierville, TN; sister- Linda Williams (Donnie) of Sevierville, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father- Shirley E. Lowe; and mother- Bettie J. Lowe.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will also be held on Thursday following visitation at 2 p.m. with Gary Hargis officiating. Carroll will be laid to rest in Akins Cemetery.