James “Jim” Manuel Braden

James “Jim” Manuel Braden known to his friends as “Doc”.

On the afternoon of January 8th 2016, Jim passed away as a result of injuries received in a vehicle accident. Jim grew up in Randlett, OK. He was the son of Nila and Manuel Braden.

No stranger to hard work, Jim grew up working with his dad on their farm. He married his wife, Doris, in college and was married for 45 years. Jim served in the Navy as a Flight Surgeon and practiced medicine in Thomaston, GA as an orthopedic surgeon for 14 years. When he retired from medicine in 1998, he and Doris moved to Crossville, TN. Jim’s second career was in the stone industry where he designed saws and breakers.

Jim was a jack of all trades. He enjoyed inventing, woodworking, fishing, and planning for the next big idea. He was active in Boy Scouts and loved the outdoors. Jim was proud of his children and his grandchildren.

Jim is preceded in death by his brother, Tommy, and his father, Manuel.

Jim is survived by his mother, Nila, his wife, Doris, his sister, Joye, and his children, Jeremy, Jason, and Julie, and 5 grandchildren.

Jim’s funeral will be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation is on Wednesday, January 13th from 4 to 6p.m. with services following at 6p.m.

In lieu of flowers, a collection will be held for Jim’s funeral.

Theresa Ann Marie Henry

Theresa Ann Marie Henry, age 37, was born on November 18, 1978 and passed away on January 5, 2016. Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, January 9, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m. with a service following visitation at 4 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home.

Elaine Maria Beckett

Elaine Maria Beckett, age 87, was born on April 28, 1928 in Staten Island, New York. She passed away on January 6, 2016 in Crossville, Tennessee. She was a master gardener and a member of the Crossville Gardening Club. Elaine was an avid bird watcher and also enjoyed bowling, golf, and playing bridge. She volunteered for several charitable organizations, including audiology testing for underprivileged children and cashiering for Habitat for Humanity. Elaine enjoyed visiting with friends and family.
Elaine is survived by her son- Terry Beckett (Martha); grandchildren- Ben Beckett (Donell), Meredeth Beckett, Michael Beckett, Carolyn Beckett, Jim Beckett, Joe Beckett, and Dana Beckett; and sister-in-law- Ann Baker.
She was preceded in death by her husband- Bob Beckett; eldest son- Peter Beckett; and brother- Tom Baker.
Elaine’s family will be receiving friends at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. with a memorial service beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Larry Jones Smith

Larry Jones Smith, age 55, of Crossville, TN was born on August 27, 1960 to the late Henry Smith and Hattie Shilling. He passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2016 in Crossville, TN. He was a chef and had finished his EMT schooling. He was an artist and loved music and going to concerts. Larry also enjoyed traveling to the beach and cooking.

He is survived by his mother- Hattie Shilling; brother- Danny Smith (Joyce); sisters- Lisa Norris (Luther) and Patricia Rogers (Chris); and nieces and nephews- Shannon, Jason, Danielle, Zackary, Jonathan, Jessica, Jacob, and Gracie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Smith.

Larry’s family will receive friends at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 from 12 to 2 p.m. A funeral service will follow the visitation beginning at 2 p.m. with Butch Stapleton officiating. He will be laid to rest in Eastland Cemetery.

Jayne Conley Bailey

Jayne Conley Bailey, age 93, was born on June 5, 1922 in Cumberland, MD to the late Herbert and Gayle Alexander Conley. She passed away on December 20, 2015 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. She was a retired school teacher, who resided at Good Samaritan’s, and was active in the California Teacher’s Association. Jayne graduated in 1945 with a BA from the University of Mary Washington in Fredricksburg, VA. She was very supportive of everything her boys did in school and the sports teams they were involved in. She loved to travel the around the world and the USA. She was active in the Episcopal church and Daughters of the King. She was also a supporter of the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and the local little league teams.

She is survived by her sons- Bruce, Herb, and Mark; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and sister- Corrine Stuart.

She was preceded in death by her parents- Herbert and Gayle Alexander Conley; brother- Herb; daughter in law- Isabelle; brother in law- Bonar Stuart; and 1 great grandchild.

A memorial service for Jayne will be held Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church in Crossville, TN with Rev. Fred Wilcoxson and Deacon JoAnn Wilcoxson officiating.


Dennis Jeremy “D.J.” Wyatt

Dennis Jeremy “D.J.” Wyatt, age 35, was born on December 1, 1980 to Dennis Wyatt and Debra Hughes Dickenson in Crossville, TN. He passed away on December 30, 2015.

D.J. is survived by his father- Dennis Wyatt; mother- Debra Hughes Dickenson (Jimmy); brother- Joshua E. Hyder (Kelly); neice- Hailey A. Hyder; grandmothers- Lela R. Wyatt and Ruth Hughes; aunts- Diane W. Barrett (Jason), Cheryl W. Threet (Keith), Elvie H. Barnett (Dan), Linda Hughes (Randy Young), Valerie H. Lee (Bret), Donna H. Sparks (Bruce), and Carol H. Stokes (Ronnie); uncles-Hubert Hughes, Jr., Vernon Hughes (Debbie), James Hughes, and Bobby Hughes (Kathy).

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers- Howard Wyatt and Hubert Hughes, Sr., aunts- Debra Wyatt Smith and Janet Hughes Davis; uncle- Larry Hughes; and cousin- Niki Bowman.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, January 3, 2016 from 12 to 2 with a funeral service following at 2 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Kerley officiating. He will be laid to rest in Hyder Cemetery.

Joyce Anne Limburg

Joyce Anne Limburg, age 77, was born to the late Calvin Burton and Deltia Mae Brock Smith on October 30, 1938 in Crossville, TN and passed away on December 29, 2015. She enjoyed reading her Bible, working outside in her yard and gardening.

She is survived by her daughter- Judy Sexton; son- Albert Limburg; grandchildren- Rachel, Shanna, T.J.; four great grandchildren; and sister- Irene Peterson.

She was preceded in death by her parents- Calvin and Delta Smith; brothers- Herman Smith, Edward Smith, W.B. Smith, Carl Smith; and sister- Janie Moore.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 11a.m. to 1p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral home with a service following the visitation at 1. She will be laid to rest in Pomona Cemetery.

Paige Elizabeth Ybarzabal

Paige Elizabeth Ybarzabal, age 43, was born on May 22, 1972 to Anthony and Debra Steiger Macaluso. She passed away on December 22, 2015. She loved to go shopping and dressing up to go out dancing. Paige was very family oriented. She also loved listening to her music.

Paige is survived by her husband- John Ybarzabal; children- Brittiny Macaluso, Jacob Ybarzabal, John Metzler, Gabriele Alphonso, and Samantha Ybarzabal; grandchildren- Kamden, McKayla, and Layla; father Anthony Macaluso; and brother- Anthony Paul Macaluso.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

A funeral service for Paige will be on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Family will be receiving friends prior to the service at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home from 5 to 7.

Willard Jay Nyhuis

Willard “Bill” Nyhuis was born to Herman C. Nyhuis and Maude Otte Nyhuis, on September 3, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He passed away on December 26, 2015, at the age of 82, after a long, brave battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War. He retired from Southern Bell Telephone Company and started a successfull business in South Florida. He was always active in church and enjoyed boating, fishing, and gardening.

He is survived by his wife, of 61 years, Cora Virginia Nyhuis. He has four children, Marcia (Ronald) of Florida, Craig (Ann Marie) of Florida, Brian of Florida, David of Texas. He has seven grandchildren, Steven, Robert, Daniel, Scott, Audrey, Cassandra, and Madelynn; and his sister, Marilyn DeVries of Illinois, predeceased by his brother Henry Nyhuis.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Wyndridge Healthcare and Rehab for their dedicated and wonderful care.

A memorial service was held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at the Crossville First United Methodist Church, followed by an internment in their Memorial Gardens.

Donna Elaine McLoud

Donna Elaine McLoud, age 64, was born on September 30, 1951 to the late John R. and Betty Bernice Wolfe McLoud in Fort Campbell, Kentucky. She passed away in Crossville, Tennessee on December 25, 2015. She enjoyed spending her time on her computers and social media. She was also an excellent cook.

Donna is survived by her aunt- Iris Sherrill; uncle- Leonard Wolfe; special cousins- Janet Norris and Iva Smith; cousins- Jacob and Justin Norris; special friends- Ruth Mathis and Kathy Anderson; and her pets- dog, Snuffles, and cats, Meow Mae and Abby.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside service for Donna was held on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 2:00p.m. at Crossville City Cemetery.