Charlene Eroh

Charlene Eroh, 84, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 19, 2014 at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on East Governor John Sevier Hwy in Knoxville.

Charlene was born on March 19, 1930 in Oklahoma City, OK to Charles and Goldie Ann Hofelton Grossnicklaus. She enjoyed gardening, genealogy, and caring for her dog.

Charlene is survived by: sons, Charles H. Eroh Jr., Mitchell T. Eroh, Brian L. Eroh, and Ronald Eroh; daughter Tammy L. Eroh Gorman; grandchildren Charles H. Eroh, Chad H. Eroh, Courtney A. Eroh, Logan Eroh, Amanda Eroh; Megan J. Gorman, Katie L, Gorman, Hunter C. Gorman , Arianna R. Gorman, Toby Lance Gorman, Lindsay Baker, and Corrie Patterson. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband: Charles Howard Eroh.

Daniel Norman Lesczykowski

Daniel N. Lesczykowski, of Crossville, TN went home to be with His LORD on Saturday morning, May 17th, 2014 at Cumberland Hospice House in Crossville, Tennessee. He was 93 years old. Daniel was born on November 18, 1920 in Sobieski, Wisconsin, the son of Anton and Frances Lesczykowski. Daniel grew up on the family farm in Sobieski, Wisconsin. Daniel proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. On August 21, 1948, he was united in marriage with Shirley Vogt in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The couple lived on the family farm in Sobieski, WI before moving to Sheboygan, WI in 1951 where they raised their family of six children. For 24 years, Daniel was employed as a polisher at Vollrath Company in Sheboygan. Daniel enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid outdoorsman. Daniel and his wife, Shirley moved to Crossville, TN in the past two years so they could be closer to family members who could take care of them.

Daniel is survived by his wife, Shirley of Sheboygan and five of  their six children: Sharon (Mark) Miller of Ellijay GA; Rebecca (Jerome)
Schmitt of Crossville, TN; Mark (Jamie Marcus) Lesczykowski of Crandon, WI; Linda (Nathan) Miller of Joelton, TN and Anthony Lesczykowski of Sheboygan; WI. He is further survived by 16 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his son, Daniel David; his grandson, Scott Anthony Lesczykowski, his brothers Andrew and Clarence Lesczykowski and sisters Violet Harris and Josephine White. The funeral service will be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home at 2653 N Main Street in Crossville, TN at 2:00 pm on Monday, May 19, 2014. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that memorials be given to the Cumberland Hospice House in Crossville, TN. The Lesczykowski family would like to especially thank the Cumberland County Hospice Staff and nurses Thelma and Desiree’. They would also like to extend a warm thank you to all the relatives and friends who supported Daniel and his family throughout his illness. His internment will be in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.


Vincent Joseph Figas

Vincent Joseph Figas, 86, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 9, 2014 at Life Care Center. He was born on January 2, 1928 in Uniontown, PA to Joseph Vincent Figas, Jr., and Sophie Panula Figas.  Before retiring he worked as a school teacher. Vincent was an outdoor sportsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and wood carving.

Vincent is survived by his wife Carol Benedict Figas of Crossville, TN; son: Bernard Figas (Kathy) of St. Louis, MO; brother: Eugene Figas (Linda); sister: Marcella Legnosky; sister-in-law: Mary Ann Figas; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Leonard Figas and Elroy figas.

Eva Sue Roach

Eva Sue Roach , 61, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 7, 2014 at Cumberland House. Graveside service was held on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time at Thorn Grove Cemetery in Knoxville, TN, Minister Larry Woods officiated the service.

Eva was born on May 3, 1935 in West Virginia. She is survived by her son Norman Roach (Desiree).

Matthew Scott Davis

Matthew Scott Davis, 44, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 7, 2014 at Cumberland Medical Center. Family will receive friends on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at Old Fashioned Independent Baptist Church. Memorial service will follow at 7 with Bro. Gary Howard officiating.  In lieu of flowers please make donation at US Bank in the account for Scott Davis’s children.

Scott was born on June 22, 1969 in Macclenny, FL to William Calvin and Joyce Louise Smith Davis. He worked as a deputy for the Cumberland County police force.

Scott is survived by his parents: William and Joyce Davis, son: Dylan Scott Davis, daughter: McKenzie Marie Davis, brother: Mark Wayne Davis (Cynthia) all of Crossville, TN; sister Laurie E Combs (Don) of FL; and nieces.

Betty Pauline Wood

Wood  Betty0001Betty Pauline Wood, 84, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 5, 2014 at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehab in Maryville, TN. Family will receive friends on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.Funeral service will be held on Friday, May 9, at 1:00 pm with Minister Larry Lynn officiating. Burial will follow in Akins Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Ryan Sells, Dillon Sells, Tim Nealon, Tim Roark, Richard Standefer, and Rockie Standefer.

Betty was born on October 18, 1929 in Cumberland County, TN to Owen Little and Etta Houston Stone.

Betty is survived by daughters:Mae Snyder (Roger), Betty Henderson (Mike), Linda Hill (Roger), Janice Wyatt; Grandchildren: Charlott Nealon, Jeremy Sells, Melody York, Crystal Partyka, T. J. Wyatt, Tasha Wyatt; Eleven Great Grandchildren; Brother: Billy Stone; Sister Jewell Selby. She was preceded in death by: Husband: Albert Denton Wood; Daughter: Doris Arlene Lynn; Father: Owen Little Stone; Mother: Etta Lela Houston Stone.

Melissa Eileen Crawford

Melissa CrawfordMelissa Eileen Crawford, 35, of Crossville, TN passed away on May 4, 2014. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 7 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be on Thursday, May 8 at 3:00 pm with Mike McCoy officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the Knoxville Veterans Cemetery.

Melissa was born on Sept. 16, 1978 in Clinton, TN. She enjoyed running, going fishing, racing cars, and love going to the beach, and vacationing. Melissa worked at Kmart as a store manager.

Melissa is survived by father: Dennis Golliher (Nadene); mother: Vicki Price; brothers: Michael Golliher (Samantha), Monte Garrett (Michelle), Eric Garrett (Tanya), and Jeremy Garrett (Rachel); sister: Natalie Crisswell (Lance); numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband- Larry Crawford and sister: Palma Golliher.

James William Myers

James William Myers, 94, of Pleasant Hill, TN passed away on May 4, 2014 at Fletcher House. He was born on June 27, 1919 in Livingston, TN to Clark and Lola Howard Myers. James enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, going camping, and servant evangelism. He served in the United States Army Air Force

A grave side service will be held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm Central Standard Time at Marietta Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Knoxville, TN.

James is survived by his wife Rosemary Riley Phillips, sons: Bill Myers (Bobbie), David Myers (Linda Clemmer), and Rusty Myers (Lisa); grandchildren: Bryan (Jane), Beth (Brian), Beverly (Jeff), Belinda (Chad), Sarah, Mary (Mark), Michael, Wendy (David), Ben, Rebecca (Mickey), and Andrew; eleven great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife: Sara Jane List Myers; parents: son: Steven Myers; brothers: Horace Myers, and Howard Myers; sisters: Anna Lee Sullivan, and Elizabeth Clinton.

Ernie Kalmar

Ernie Kalmar, 78, of Fairfield Glade, TN passed away on April 23, 2014. Funeral Services were conducted on April 28, 2014 at Michigan Memorial Funeral Home in Flat Rock, Michigan.

Ernie was born on October 30, 1935 in Port Sanilac, Michigan. He was the eleventh child of Paul and Mary Kalmar. Ernie served in the US Army    82nd Airborne from 1952 till 1954. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, almost every sport. He also enjoyed watching almost any sport on TV.  After he moved to Fairfield Glade he enjoyed the hiking club and the dance clubs. Most of all he loved his yard. His favorite vacation was cruising.

Ernie and Barbara were married nearly 44 years.  He is survived by his wife: Barbara Kalmar; loving father of Charles Bertram, Shelley Nowaczck (Scott), and Kevin Sheridan (Holly); Dearest grandfather of nine; great-grandfather of eight; and great-great grandfather of four. He is also survived by his sister Ethel Lindroth of Cadillac, Michigan; and also many nieces and nephews; host of friends in Fairfield Glade. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter: Donalyn Loveday, six sisters, and four brothers.

There will be a memorial service for Ernie, May 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Christ Lutheran Church in Fairfield Glade. In lieu of flowers please contribute to Christ Lutheran building fund or a charity of your choice.

Nancy Lee White

Nancy L. Adams White, age 88, of Crossville, TN, passed away on April 24, 2014.

 She was born to the late Herbert Congleton Adams and Lena Dunham Adams, July 29, 1925, in Parkersburg, WV.  Nancy received a BA and MA degree from West Virginia University and was a member of Chi Omega sorority and the Methodist church.  She was a high school history and drama teacher in Bridgeport, WV, for many years and was passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students.

A life-long West Virginia University Mountaineer football fan, Nancy’s other interests in life included an avid love for playing tennis, golf and bridge, as well as reading.  She shared her enthusiasm and encouragement for reading, serving as a volunteer for Kids on the Rise, a non-profit organization that provides mentors to Cumberland County schools in Crossville, TN.

 Nancy is survived by her two nieces Deborah Adams Nikjeh of Palm Harbor, FL, and Vicki Adams Moses of Tampa, FL, along with their children Talah Goodwin of Charlotte, NC, Ari Nikjeh of Los Angeles, CA, Nicholas Moses of Riverview, FL and Jordan Moses of Tampa, FL.

 Nancy was preceded in death by her brother Ronald H. Adams and her husband Herbert J. White.  A graveside ceremony and burial was held on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Green Acres Memory Gardens in Crossville.