Kyle Wayne Whittenburg

FullSizeRenderKyle Wayne Whittenburg, age 45, was born on January 13, 1971 to the late Pete and Pearl King Whittenburg in Crossville, TN. He passed away on April 15, 2016. Kyle enjoyed watching sports and working on cars. He also loved racing and going fourwheeling.

Kyle is survived by his brothers- Cecil Whittenburg, Charles Whittenburg (Carolyn), and Darrell Whittenburg (Missy); nieces- Jessica Whittenburg and Shawnda Thomas; nephews- Joshua Harper, Tim Whittenburg, and Daemon Whittenburg.

Kyle was preceded in death by his parents; and his uncle James King, Jr.

Family will be receiving friends on Monday April 18, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Kyle will be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 3 p.m. with Pastor Rex Ogle officiating. He will be laid to rest in Tollett’s Chapel Cemetery in Crossville, TN.

Dorthy Violet Kerley

Dorthy Violet Kerley, age 95, was born on February 23, 1921 to the late Wilburn and Ida Kerley Brown in Crossville, TN. She passed away on April 14, 2016 in Crossville, TN. In her spare time, Violet loved to crochet and read. She also enjoyed working puzzles and playing Scrabble.

She is survived by her brother- Roy Evans Brown; sister- Doris Rosalie Phifer; children- Tim Kerley and Ruth Lucas (Wayne); grandsons- J.R. Neely and Jody Neely, and great granddaughters Ainslee Lauren Neely and Ashley Violet Neely.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers- Arnold Wilburn Brown, Ernest Martin Brown, Carl Lee Brown, Glenn Eugene Brown; and sisters- Lucille Brown, Pauline Marie Frady, and Vera Lois Rogers.

Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Violet will also be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with Tim Watts and Steve Watts officiating. She will be laid to rest in Linary Cemetery in Crossville, TN.

Colton Lee Dishon

Colton Lee Dishon was born on April 7, 2016 and passed away on April 7, 2016 in Crossville, TN. He is survived by his mother, Cheyenne Dishon, his grandparents, one cousin, three aunts, and one uncle.

A private funeral service for Colton will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 in Jamestown, TN.

Paul Junior Lee

Paul Junior Lee was born on March 6, 1957 and passed away at the Cumberland House on April 10, 2016.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years Shelia Ledbetter Lee, daughters Shannon Lee Fields (Patrick), Paula Lee (Kevin Woody). and Stephanie Lee O’Neal (Jeremy). He is also survived by 8 grandkids, Courtney Lindsay (Andrew), Jackie Lynn Hargis, Justin Hargis, Kevin Woody, Jr., Keely Woody, Hannah Barnes, Emilee Ault, and Abbie O’Neal and one great-grandchild Izabella Faith Lindsay; brothers Eddie Lee, Larry Lee (Rhonda), sisters Mary Lee Kirkland (Jim), Linda Lee Houston (Richard), and Barbara Lee Craven (Gene), mother-in-law Dora Kirby, father-in-law Willard Ledbetter, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Rosella Smith Lee, brothers Bobby Lee, Billy Lee, Lonnie Lee, Leslie Lee, niece Kimberly Lee, sister-in-law Karen Ledbetter Lane, and step father-in-law Kenneth Kirby.

Family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 12 to 2 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will also be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. with Bro. Cunningham officiating. Paul will be laid to rest in Haley’s Grove Cemetery.

Wayne Steven Hurt, Sr.

Wayne Steven Hurt, Sr., age 53, was born on May 12, 1962 to David Hurt and the late Mercedes Tholl Hurt in Hazel Crest, Illinois. He passed away at his home on April 10, 2016 in Crossville, TN.

Wayne is survived by his father- David Hurt; wife- Susan Hurt; son- Wayne Hurt, Jr. of Kentucky; daughters- Emily Fitzgerald (Jamie) of Virginia and Danielle Hurt (Jerome Graham) of Crossville, Tennessee; grandchildren- Raven Hurt, Josilyn Hurt, and Lakota Graham; brothers- Donald, Robert, Chuck, and Joe; sisters- Debbie Hurt; Mary Johnson, and Tracy Hurt; and sister-in-law- Carrie Hurt.

Wayne was preceded in death by his mother- Mercedes Tholl Hurt; and brother- David Hurt.

Family will be receiving friends on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with a funeral service following visitation at 6 p.m.

Belinda Jean Buige

Belinda Jean Buige, age 45, was born on September 18, 1970 to the late William Perry and Donna Neamon Gilbert in Buffalo, New York. She passed away at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville, Tennessee on April 8, 2016. In her spare time, Belinda enjoyed reading and playing games. She also loved watching movies, coloring, and art.

Belinda is survived by her mother- Donna Neamon Gilbert; spouse- Jason H. Pennington; sons: Sean Perry, Kevin Perry, and Jason Pennington, Jr.; daughters- Jessica Shutley, Amanda Abbott, Robin Perry, Angela Pennington, and Felicia Pennington; grandchildren- Dominick, Steven, Alex, and Emmett; brothers- John Perry and William Perry; sisters- Marsha Gates (Joseph) and Veronica Krause.

Belinda was preceded in death by her father- William Perry.

Marjorie Alice Hacker

hACKERMarjorie Alice Hacker (nee Blauvelt), age 86, was born on July 8, 1929 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. She passed away on April 8, 2016 in Crossville, Tennessee. She was the daughter of John and Goldie (Arnie) Blauvelt. Marjorie retired from St. Elizabeth Hospital of Covington, Kentucky.

Marjorie is survived by her daughter Judith (Dean) Sweeney, son Joseph (Patricia) Dunaway, daughter Susan Dunaway, son Gregory (Sharyl) Dunaway, stepson Dennis (Joan) Hacker, stepdaughters Connie Jo Brady, Robin (Mark) Price, and Ginger Haven, numerous grandchildren, great and great-great grandchildren.

Marjoire was preceded in death by her husband Denver Hacker, brother Frank Blauvelt, sisters Doris Rose, and Freda Wood, sons John Dunaway, and William Dunaway.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Cumberland View Baptist Church on Fairview Drive in Crossville, Tennessee.

Leonard A. Russo

rUSSOLeonard A. Russo, 89, of Fairfield Glade, TN, and formerly of Bernardsville, NJ, passed away on April 9, 2016, at the Cumberland House in Crossville, TN.  Len was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  He was the devoted son of Vincent and Carmela Russo.

Mr. Russo is survived by his wife, Shirley Krom Russo, of 49 years, brother, Fred Russo, of Vero Beach, FL, and sister Marie Forsythe and brother Al Russo of Bernardsville, NJ.  Surviving children include Bob Mills of Highland, NC, and Sandee Garion of Lake Worth, FL.  Mr. Russo has 10 nieces and nephews, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren that he absolutely adored.  He was predeceased by brothers Jerry and Jim of Bernardsville, NJ, a daughter, Pam McLaughlin, and son, Gregory Mills.
Mr. Russo lived in NJ before moving to Fairfield Glade, TN, 19 years ago.  Mr. Russo proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  Mr. Russo worked as a manger in the A&P and Food Town stores in NJ.
Mr. Russo was an avid golfer, bowler, and he enjoyed woodworking and working in the yard.  He was a season-ticket holder of box seats for the New York Giants for more than 30 years and he also loved the New York Mets.  Mr. Russo was a fourth degree of Knights of Columbus and was a member of Saint Francis Assisi Church.
Memorial services will be scheduled at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cumberland Hospice House in Crossville, TN.

Carroll Bruce Ross

On Tuesday, April 5th of 2016, Mr. Carroll Bruce Ross of Crossville Tennessee moved on from his life here on earth. Mr. Ross graciously served our country in the U.S. Air Force back in the 1970s. Mr. Ross spent the majority of his life learning and becoming an Expert Welder. He also, enjoyed creating things through the process of wood working.
Mr. Carroll Bruce Ross is entrusting us with his survivors including his son, Tracy Flora, and two daughters, Kim Martin and Amanda Ross, one grandchild, Autumn Martin, two sisters Jane Wright (Bobby) and Charla Cooper (Tony). Mr. Ross was preceded in death by his wife, Marlene Ross and brother, Barney Ross.

On behalf of Mr. Carroll Bruce Ross’s family, friends, and Crossville Memorial Funeral Home, we all want to thank you for your thoughts and remembrances of the life in which Carroll Bruce Ross lived.