Doyle Wesley Pugh

Doyle Wesley Pugh, age 72, was born on September 29, 1943 to the late Hershall and Geneva Roberson Pugh in Crossville, TN. He passed away on July 14, 2016. Doyle always lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his daughters- Linda Murphy (Gary) and Becky Henley (Ralph); grandchildren- Dustin Gary, Jesse, Lisa, Brandon, Matthew, Alicia, and Brittany; and sister- Sue Polston.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sons- Jimmy Lynn Pugh and Doyle Junior Pugh.

Family will receive friends on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Doyle will be held on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 2 p.m. also at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in Mayland Cemetery.

Norma Jeane Thurman

Norma Jeane Thurman, age 86, was born on December 5, 1929 to the late John Henry and Eunice Ann Smith Easterly in South Bend, IN. She passed away on July 11, 2016. Norma was a member of the Southern Baptist Disaster Relief program. She greatly enjoyed gardening, camping, and cooking for others.

She is survived by her son- Robert Thurman of Knoxville, TN; daughters- Carolyn Churchill of Michigan and Donna McCarter (Ron) of Mississippi; 7 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband- Clyde Thurman; son- John Thurman; and grandson- Caleb Thurman.

Family will receive friends on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Norma will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. She will be laid to rest in Crossville City Cemetery.

Jude J. Thibault

Jude J. Thibault passed away on the morning of July 5, 2016, in Crossville, Tennessee.  Jude was born in Montreal, Canada, on February 11, 1937.  He was preceded in death by his late wife and mother of their 4 children, Juanita, by his brother Michael, and by his parents, Leo and Juliette Thibault.

Jude had a long and fruitful industrial career and was a successful business owner and entrepreneur. In 1989, Jude and his late wife, Juanita relocated to Crossville, Tn. and opened Plateau RV Service & Repair.

Jude believed in hard work, integrity, and lifelong learning.  He continued to hone his skills, knowledge and abilities long after his retirement.

Jude was most proud of becoming a United States Citizen on January 21, 1955.  He remained a faithful citizen and patriot throughout his life.  He was also a dedicated part of the Crossville First United Methodist Church family.

Jude leaves his fiance, Janice Reardon, his 4 children, Jacqueline, Andrea, John and Denise, 9 Grandchildren and 9 Great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at the Crossville First United Methodist Church at 2 PM on Friday, July 29, 2016.  The family will receive friends beginning at 1 PM.  There will be a graveside service held in Derby Line Vermont at a later date.

Any donations in his memory may be made to the Soldiers Angels organization at: https://soldiersangels.org/donate.html or any American Veterans charitable organization.

Dennis James Dixon

Dennis James Dixon, age 40, was born on December 7, 1975 to Ronald Thomas Dixon, Jr. and Debra Wyatt Smith in Crossville, TN. He passed away on July 8, 2016 in Crossville, TN.

He is survived by his father- Tom Dixon; children- Kaitlyn Hayes, Lili Hayes, and Will Hayes; grandson- William Hayes; brothers- Louie Smith (Trisha) and Joel Dixon; sister- Molly Smith; grandmothers- Lela Wyatt and Betty Dixon; special friend and fiance- Hope Long; Aunts- Terry Murphy (DM), Diane Barrett (Jason), and Cheryl Threet (Keith); uncles- Dennis Wyatt, Dean Dixon (Kay), and Dennie Dixon.

He was preceded in death by his mother- Debra Wyatt Smith; grandfathers- Howard Wyatt and Ronald Dixon; and very dear great grandmother- Mary Barnett.

A memorial service for Dennis will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Cornerstone Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Mike Kerley officiating.

Florence Evelyn Newman

Florence Evelyn Newman, age 92, was born to the late Edwin and Mabelle Elliott Halstead on November 20, 1923 in Warren, Ohio and passed away in Crossville, Tennessee on July 7, 2016.  Florence graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In her spare time, she loved to play golf and travel. Florence also enjoyed playing cards and reading a good book.

She is survived by her son- Bob Newman (Lynn); daughters- Nancy Robb (John) and Jean Goldring (Bill); grandchildren- Beth Kaminski (Kevin) and Katie Goldring; and one great grandchild- Kade Kaminski.

She was preceded in death by her husband- Carl Newman, former school superintendent of the North Allegheny School District.

Delwin Ray Pyper

Delwin Ray Pyper, age 82, was born on June 10, 1934 to the late Ray and Ruth North Pyper in Heber, Utah. He passed away in Knoxville, Tennessee on June 27, 2016. Delwin enjoyed listening to bluegrass music. He also loved going on cruises and spending time with Juanita.

He is survived by his life partner- Juanita Montgomery; sons- David, Timothy, and Peter Pyper; daughters- Mary and Tammy Pyper; a tribe of grandchildren and great grandchildren; brothers- Melvin and Kenneth Pyper; and sisters- Idona, Alda, Ruth Joyce Pyper.

He was preceded in death by Daniel, Michael, and Douglas Lance Pyper; daughter Lark Pyper; and sister- Mary Beth Pyper.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, July 1, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Delwin will be held following visitation at 6:00 p.m. with Bishop Dale Hensley officiating. He will be laid to rest in Midway City Cemetery in Midway, Utah.

Mark Greer Frady

Mark Greer Frady, age 72, was born on February 7, 1944 to the late Isaac and Mary Lena Kerley Frady in Bledsoe Coutny, TN. He passed away at his home in Crossville, TN on June 26, 2016. For many years, Mark worked for the Tennessee Department of Transportation. In his spare time, he loved going hunting and fishing. Mark also enjoyed spending time on the water going boating, water skiing, and taking part in other water sports.

He is survived by his wife- Katherine Kerr Frady; daughters- Kimberly Plemons (Rex) and Lisa Day (Shane); grandchildren- Kindra, McKenna, Riley, Keegan, Brandon, and Tiffany; great grandchildren- Breanna, Casidy, Alivia, Gunner, and Korbin; sister- Mildred Brown; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters- Minnie Poe and Manza Swafford.

Family will receive friends on Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mark will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Kerley officiating. He will be laid to rest in Music Cemetery.

James Samuel Allen “Sam”

James Samuel Allen, “Sam”, age 55, was born on March 9, 1961 to the late James Calvin Allen and Mary Frances South Allen. He passed away on June 24, 2016 in Nashville, TN. Sam loved spending his time outdoors. He enjoyed going hiking, camping, and hunting for arrowheads.

He is survived by his mother; brother- Dennis Allen; aunts and uncles- Roy and Stella South, Bill and Sue Eldridge, Coy and Ruth South, and Ann Hodge; and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father; aunt- June Beaty; and uncle Earnest Hodge.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, July 2 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A memorial service for Sam will also be held on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. with Chris South officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Monterey.

Cheryl Ann Hughes

Cheryl Ann Hughes, age 60, was born on February 12, 1956 to the late Raymond P. and Leona Ploof Patenaude in Ticonderoga, New York. She passed away at her home on June 19, 2016 in Crossville, Tennessee. In her spare time, Cheryl embraced her creative side and enjoyed doing arts & crafts. She also enjoyed playing Bingo and going to Cherokee.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years- Henry K. Hughes; sons- Shawn Hughes (Tara) and Kenneth Hughes (Katie); daughter- Brenda Astrauskas (Keith); grandchildren- Emily, Brittney, Kendra, Olivia, Kallie, Logan, Michael, and Kaleb; brothers- Raymond, Gerald, Wayne, and Timmy; sisters- Debbie; special sisters- The Perry Girls; and special caregiver and friend- Jennifer Green.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and sister-in-law- Hella Patenaude.

Family will be receiving friends on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 5 to 7 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Cheryl will also be held on Monday following visitation at 7 p.m.

Martin Jimenez

Martin JimenezMartin Jimenez, age 49, was born on March 31, 1967 to the late Manuel Jimenez Gonzalez  and Socorro Gonzalez Aceves in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and passed away on June 14, 2016 in Van Buren County, Tennessee. He was a waiter for 22 years at Cancun Mexican Restaurant. Martin was a family man. He enjoyed watching soccer and his favorite team was Chivas.

He is survived by his wife- Mercedes Jimenez Chavez; son- Martin Jimenez; daughter- Maria Jimenez; step-mother- Rene Jimenez; 11 brothers and sisters; and many other close family members.

His Funeral Mass will be Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 11:00 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

Martín Jiménez, de 49 años de edad, nació el 31 de marzo de 1967 hasta finales del Manuel Jiménez González y Socorro González Aceves en Guadalajara, Jalisco, México y falleció el 14 de junio, 2016, Van Buren County, Tennessee. Él era un camarero de 22 años en Cancun Mexican Restaurant. Martin era un hombre de familia. Disfrutaba viendo el fútbol y su equipo favorito era Chivas.

Le sobreviven su esposa-Mercedes Jiménez Chávez; Son- Martín Jiménez; nuera María Jiménez; paso-madre-René Jiménez; 11 hermanos y hermanas; y muchos otros miembros cercanos de la familia.
Su misa de funeral será el jueves, 23 de de junio de, 2016, a las 11:00 en la iglesia católica de San Alfonso.