Judy Maxine Norris

1-DSC01188-001Judy Maxine Norris, age 83, was born on November 27, 1931 to William Luther Bowman and Laura Avo Woody Bowman in Crossville, TN. She died in Crossville with her loving family surrounding her on September 4, 2015. Maxine worked for Avery-Dennison for most of her years, but was a dedicated homemaker. She loved spending time with her family- gardening and cooking for them. She was also a green thumb and enjoyed growing flowers.

Maxine is survived by her sons- Everett Norris (Mary Lou), Carl Norris (Kim), and David Norris (Trena); daughters- Velma Sherrill (Waymon) and Brenda Palmer (Frank); grandchildren- Kristie, Eric, Jeremy, Carl, Sean, Tristan, Ashlee, Aaron, Yvette, Brandon, and Stephanie; great grandchildren- Emma, Whitney, Carrie, Haley, Taylor, Heaven, Dylon, Wesley, and Daniel; great great grandchildren- Oliver and Morgan; and a brother- Glenn Bowman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband- Raymond Norris; brothers- Edward, Goldie, Reed, Lloyd, Eugene, and JC Bowman; and Sister- Jewell Miller.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 6, 2015, from 5 to 8 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. The service will be on Monday, September 7, 2015, at 1:00 with Pastor Thelma Roby officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Bowman Cemetery.

Jennifer Carol Woody

Jennifer Crouch Woody daughter of the late Jerry Crouch and Kathy Gilley died Monday,
August 31 after a short illness.
She is survived by her mother Kathy Gilley, husband Kenny Woody, three children Christopher Capps, Kayeston Capps, and Laura Beth Sells and step daughter Kristen Woody.
Jennifer has 2 sisters, Dawn Gillespie and Beth Ann Boles.
Jennifer was 43 years old.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church with Brother Joey Smith officiating.

George Alfred McElhaney

George Alfred McElhaney, age 72, was born on December 3, 1942 to the late Clarence Milton and Georgia Lorene McDaniel McElhaney in Loudon County, Tennessee and passed away on September 1, 2015 in Crossville, Tennessee.

He lived on a houseboat and loved to be on the water fishing, and he was an expert at playing pool. George also enjoyed racing and working in the Sportsman series, and he traveled the NASCAR racing circuit. He was an avid UT fan and followed his beloved Vols wherever they played. He enjoyed vacationing in Las Vegas.

George is survived by his second wife and companion- Jean Smith; son- Buzzard McElhaney; daughters- Sharlene Warner, Georgia Davisson (Michael), and Ruby Miller (Robert), Anna Margaret McElhaney; step-daughters- Sharon Meadows Marine, Kathy Meadows Walton, and Donna Sue Meadows; grandchildren- George Isaac Warner McElhaney, Justin James Cooper, Nicholas Lindell Bruce, Jessica Dawn Woody, Brittany Nicole Wood, Cameron Allen Walker, and Kenzley Jade Walker; six great grandchildren;  sisters- Betty Houston and companion- Cotton Hankins; several nieces and nephews, and first wife- Wilma McElhaney.

George was preceded in death by his brothers James McElhaney and Roy McElhaney (Norma).

The family will receive friends at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 11 to 1. A memorial service will also be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday starting at 1 p.m. with Pastor Doyle Ashburn officiating.

Natalie Whiles

Natalie Whiles, 91, passed away on August 21, 2015 at her home in Crossville, TN. She was born in Harriman, NY.  She grew up in Harriman, Bear Mountain, and Montgomery NY.

Natalie married James McKinnon Galletly Sr. of Montgomery, NY and lived on a dairy farm on Kaisertown Road. She worked at West Point, NY as a bookkeeper at the Officers Club and retired from there. Natalie also worked and lived in Germany and Siapan for the Federal Government. She enjoyed traveling around the world and visiting many countries while her husband was in the military. She loved spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harry T. Judson and her mother, Anna Mary Schoonmaker; her husbands: James McKinnon Galletly Sr. and Alvie Whiles, and son-in-law, James Edward Deck.

She is survived by her son, James McKinnon Galletly Jr.; her daughter, Paulette Carol Deck; and daughter-in-law, Julie Galletly; grandchildren: Janet Cole, James McKinnon Galletly III, Christian Deck, Michael Alan Deck, Jennifer Lynn Deck; great grandchildren: Joshua Fusco, Travis Fusco, Jessica Arnold, Brouquelle Deck, Paige Deck, Ethan Warren, Taylor Deck, Nicholas Warren, Paul Deck, Jaime Deck; nieces: Ruth Ann Bowers, Eleanor Armstrong and other family and friends: Matthew Bowers, Ronald Galletly, Joyce Nicosia, Phyliss Benz, Jan Glorie,and Doug Glorie, Dennis Best,Claudia Best, Stephen Best, Sue Ellen Bauer, John Damiano, Robin Blaisdell, Toni Gleason, and Kimberly Litardo.

Linwood Earl Barber


Linwood Earl Barber, age 76, was born on April 8, 1939 in Goldsboro, NC to the late Lynn Barber and Bessie Long Barber and passed away in Crossville, TN on August 23, 2015.

He is survived by his son Ricky Earl Barber Sr. (Jan), daughters Lisa Thompson (Ray), Regina Barber, and Daphne Bice (Greg), grandchildren, Kelly Barber, Sandy Corbett, Ricky Earl Barber Jr., Shaun Thompson, Hunter Thompson, Amber Corbett, Cheyenne Boyd, and Courtney Bice, nine great grandchildren, and sister Mildred Smith.

Linwood was preceded in death by his parents, brother Lynn Eugene Barber Jr., and sisters Margaret Heath and Nina Parrish.

The family will receive friends on Friday, August 28, 2015 from 5 to 8 at Winesap Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville, TN. The funeral service will be on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Winesap Freewill Baptist Church in Crossville, TN at 1:00 with Pastor Rudy Oakes officiating.

Linwood will be laid to rest at his home at 1775 Christian Road in Crossville, TN.

Johnny Everett Norris

Johnny Everett Norris, age 60, was born on January 10, 1955 in Crossville, TN to the late Chester Norris and Lennis Barnwell Norris and passed away August 22, 2015 in Crossville, TN. He worked for the railroad and Manchester Tank. He loved singing, telling jokes, and watching television, especially wrestling and the cartoon, Tom and Jerry.

He is survived by his wife- Stacey Gregory Norris; sons- JJ Norris, Michael Blackwell, and Chris Blackwell Jr (Haley); daughters- Tanisha Templeton (Leslie) and Evelyn Blackwell;
grandchildren- Jacklyn, Aspen, and Bentley; brothers- Bill Potter, Shane Potter, and Pete Potter; and sisters- Elizabeth and Glennis.

Johnny is preceded in death by his parents, brother- Claude Norris; and sisters- Della Sullivan, Thelma, and Ellen Jones.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, from 5 to 8 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Wednesday at 1:00 with Bro. Jerry Mayo officiating. Burial will be in Haley’s Grove Cemetery.

Allen Brent Cooper

Allen Brent Cooper, age 78, was born on February 14, 1937 in Grant, AL to the late Marion Oliver Cooper and Nora Delorese Sims Cooper and passed away on August 24, 2015 in Crossville, TN. He worked for NASA and enjoyed golfing, hunting, and fishing.

Allen is survived by his wife- Denise England Cooper of Crossville, TN; sister- Carolyn Pallatt (Herb) of Crossville, TN; and niece- Kathryn Palmeri (Kevin) of Melbourne, FL.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 7 with a service to follow at 7. Pastor Ralph Reagan will officiate.

Michael Wayne Bush

Michael Wayne Bush, age 47, was born in Charleston, WV to Clifford Wayne Bush and Patricia Jean Beaty. He passed away at his home in Crossville, TN on August 21, 2015.

Mr. Bush is survived by his mother Patricia Beaty of Clarkrange, TN, father Clifford Wayne Bush of Walkersville, WV, grandmother Ruth Bush Criss of Rock Cave, WV, two step-sisters Missy Von-Newman and husband Ron of Ohio and Carla Knisley and husband Vince of Ohio, two step-brothers David Beaty of Ohio and C.J. Beaty and wife Vanessa of Gainsboro, TN and special friend Wanda Vaughn.

Mr. Bush was preceded in death by his step dad Carl Dencel Beaty.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held at 1:00p.m. on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with services being held at 3p.m.

Thurman Jones Jr.

JonesThurman Jones Jr. age 81, was born on November 8, 1933 in Murfreesboro, TN to Thurman Jones Sr. and Mildred Dillon Jones and passed away on August 15, 2015 at Wharton Nursing Home in Pleasant Hill, TN. He worked for Turnerday and Woolworth Handle Co. for 48 years. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved his church, riding his motorcycle, camping, and traveling.

He is survived by his wife- Pauline Dunbar Jones; sons- Richard Jones and Darrell Jones (Nancy) of Crossville, TN; daughter-in-law- Kathi Jones of Pikeville, TN; step-son- James Dunbar (Pam) of Crossville, TN; grandchildren- Adam Jones, Deborah Bilbrey (Ryan), Rachel Burchett (Brandon); step-grandson- Tyler Dunbar (Annalee); great grandchildren- Joshua, Courtney, Cassidy, Caitlyn, and Caylee Bilbrey, and Evey Burchett; sisters- Frances Smotherman (James) and family of Bell Buckle, TN, Judy Liperteri (Butch) and family of Murfreesboro, TN, Lula Mae Glover (Billy) and family of Pulaski, TN, and Faye Stubblefield and family of Greenbriar, IN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife- Jean Tabor Jones; son- Greg Jones; brother- Charles Edgar Jones; and brother-in-law- Harold Stubblefield.

Funeral services were held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on August 17,2015 with Bro. Eddie Davis officiating. Interment was in Crossville City Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Billy Martin, Ray Bowman, Doug Stubblefield, Jeff Glover, Keith Glover, Ikey Smotherman, Ricky Glover, Brent Glover, and Butch Liperteri.

Nova Virginia Campbell

Nova Virginia Campbell, age 90, was born April 17, 1925 in Sparta, TN to Phinas Lee Brock and Amanda Lee Johnson Brock and passed away August 14, 2015 in Crossville, TN with her loving family around her. She was a Certified Nurse Assistant. She enjoyed quilting and loved her dogs and bird watching.

Nova is survived by her son- Jerry Donovan Copeland (Betty Ailleen); daughter- Virginia Gail Lewis (Ronnie); grandchildren- Randall, Barbara, Brenda, Diane, Daniel, Sheila, and Rhonda; ten great grandchildren; 16 great great grandchildren; and one brother- JV Brock.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband- Chester Campbell; sons- James Paul and Jennings Campbell; daughter- Elizabeth Sarver; brothers- Cecil and Dewey Brock; and sister- Lorene Gentry.

Her visitation will be Monday night, August 17, 2015, at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 8. The funeral service will be Tuesday the 18th at 10:00 officiated by Pastor Mike Garrett with the burial to follow in the Davis Cemetery.