Duard R. Madden

MaddenObitDuard R. Madden, age 88, was born on March 10, 1927 to Arthur and Ossie Madden in Evarts, Kentucky. He passed away peacefully at Cumberland Medical Center on February 1, 2016 in Crossville, Tennessee.

He is survived by his son- Mark (Jan); daughters- Becky (Dale) and Bonnie (Joseph); grandchildren- Kristy, Jeanette (Phil), Jonathon, Sarah, Joanna, Shane, Dustin, and Corbin; honorary grandchild- Matthew Patterson; and great grandchildren- Jamie, Jacob, Jesse, and Haley.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Joanna.

His family will be receiving friends on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at First Freewill Baptist Church from 10:00 to 1:00. A funeral service will follow visitation at 1:00 with Pastor Mike McCoy officiating. He will be laid to rest in Crossville City Cemetery.

Anna Timberlake

Anna Timberlake, age 69, was born September 8, 1946 to James and Dorothy Brown in Trenton, NJ and passed away in Crossville, TN on January 28, 2016. Anna worked hard for her family in several retail businesses and enjoyed going to church, painting, watching movies, going out, and keeping up with everybody’s business.

She is survived by her godson- Darnelle Samuels; sons- Archie Lee Brown and James Brown; daughters- Dorothy Jones, Shirley Brown, Annie Lee Brown, and Annette Golden; 13 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; cousin- Charles Robinson; and close friends- Esther Golden and Bertha Samuels.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter Audrey Brown Palmer.

Her family will be receiving family and friends on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Cumberland Fellowship from 1:00 to 2:00. A service will be following visitation beginning at 2:00 with Pastor Hank Jones officiating.

Mary Margaret Cottrell

Mary Margaret Cottrell, age 75, was born on December 2, 1940 to the late John and Margaret Berger in Cincinnati, OH. She passed away in Cookeville, TN on January, 26, 2016. Mary enjoyed taking care of her dog. She also loved crocheting and spending her time with others.

Mary is survived by her children- Timothy Gabriel Hannah (Rhonda); Pamela Hannah McBroom (Kevin) and Teresa Hannah Wheeler (Tracy); grandchildren- Andrew and Isaac McBroom; Hannah, Ashley, and Colby Wheeler, Tanner Groll, and Brandon (Rachel) and Bailey Schneider; and brothers- Joe (Diane) and Billy Berger.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband- Ivin Wayne Cottrell; her parents- John and Margaret; and her brother- John.

Her family will be receiving friends and family on Saturday, January 30th, 2016 at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home in Crossville, TN from 12 to 2 p.m. A funeral service will follow visitation beginning at 2 p.m. with Mike Campbell officiating. She will be laid to rest in Hyder Cemetery in Crossville, TN

Mrs. Ruth E. Dwyer

Mrs. Ruth E. Dwyer, 87, of Fairfield Glades, Tennessee, died Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. She was born July 12, 1928 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She married Kenneth “Mick” Dwyer in 1948 and he passed away in 2007. Surviving her are the following: her son Rockne Dwyer and his wife Dianna; her son Chris Dwyer; her grandchildren: Shane and spouse Kathleen Dwyer, Ross and spouse Crystal Dwyer, Matthew Dwyer, Michael and Tara Dwyer, and Nicholas Dwyer; 6 six great grandchildren; and Ben Power, her partner. She lived much of her life in Dayton, Ohio before retiring with Mick to Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. Ruth worked at many jobs throughout her career, and her last job was as Assistant Vice President Manager, Underwriting Services for Mead Reinsurance. Ruth enjoyed people, playing bridge, golf and dancing. Services are planned for the spring.

Daisy Jewel Holt

Daisy Jewel Holt, age 98, was born on September 30, 1917 in Brotherton, TN to late Isaac and Effie Swallows. She passed away on January 21, 2016 in Crossville, TN.

She is survived by her sisters- Bertha Dillon and Bertha Abner; daughter- Gladys Marie Weismuller; granddaughter- Susan Mathis (Clark); grandsons- David Weismuller (Irene) and James Weismuller (Denise); great grandsons- Aden Mathis, C.J. Mathis, John Weismuller, Jimmy Weismuller, David Weismuller, and Robbie Parks.

She was preceded in death by her husband- James Aden Holt; son- Johnny Bruce Holt; granddaughter- Beverly Kaye Sherill; parents- Isaac and Effie Swallows; brothers- Carl, Haskel, Clinton, Benton, and Clarence; and sisters- Buelah Boatman and Myrtle Carter.

Family will be receiving family and friends on Sunday, January 21, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow visitation at 2 p.m. with Pastor Louis Davis and Pastor Jerry Mayo officiating. She will be laid to rest in Green Acres Memory Gardens at a later date.

Danny Joe Keyes

Danny Joe Keyes, age 61, formerly of Crossville, TN was born on November 20, 1954 to the late Charles and Helen Burke Keyes. He passed away on January 17, 2016 in Florida City, Florida.

He is survived by his daughter- Renee Barnes; grandchildren- Alyssa and Ethan; and brothers- Kenneth R. Keyes and Jeff Keyes.

He was preceded in death by his parents- Charles and Helen Keyes; and brothers- George Ronald Keyes, Charles Leroy Keyes, and Dale Keyes.

Family will be receiving friends on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will also be held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. officiated by Pastor Freddy Melton. He will be laid to rest in Green Acres Memory Gardens at a later date.

Opal E. Davidson

Opal E. Davidson, age 76, of Crossville, TN was born on August 24, 1939 to the late Dalie and Hazel Oakes Barnett. She passed away in Crossville, TN on January 19, 2016.

Opal is survived by her husband- Charles “Ed” Davidson; son- Eddie Davidson (Lela) of Mt. Juliet, TN; daughters- Jeanette Parsons and Patsy (Sam) Sherrill of Crossville, TN and Diane Davidson of Murfreesboro, TN; grandchildren- Travis Davidson, Seth Sherrill, Kristine Hubbard, Justin Shook, Stephanie Zook, Abbi Davidson, Daniel Davidson, and Anna Davidson; brother- Daniel Barnett (Elvie); and sisters- Creshia Bond, Kathy Fenwick, Karlene Taylor, and Ava Cummins.

Opal was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral service for Opal will be on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Harold Qualls officiating. Her family will be receiving family and friends prior to the service from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Old Forest Hill Cemetery in Crossville, TN.

James O. (Jim) Evans

James O. (Jim) Evans, 93, evansobitpicof Fairfield Glade, TN passed away peacefully at Cumberland County Medical Center on January 12 after a brief illness. Jim was born in Toledo, OH on December 14, 1922. After graduation from Central Catholic High School he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force during World War II. After completing his military service he worked in a sales capacity for many companies. He finished his career working in a supervisory capacity for Pinkerton Security Company. After retirement in 1984 Jim moved to Fairfield Glade, TN where he pursued his love of the game of golf. Jim worked as a starter/ranger at the Druid Hills Country Club and was also active on the Fairfield Glade Fire Department for several years.

While in Toledo, Jim was a member of the Boulevard Church of Christ. Jim was an active member of First Baptist Church Fairfield Glade and truly enjoyed the many friendships he made at his church home.

Jim was preceded in death by his first wife Gladys and Ginny Evans who died in April of 2015. He is survived by , sons Jeff Evans (Doris), David Wolff (Sharon Sheline), Tom Wolff (Carole), daughter Vikki Seelig (Steve), grandchildren Jaclyn, Natalie, Nathan, April, Stuart, Jessica, Dustin, John and 5 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank all the church members for the care and services they provided in the last years and request all tributes be made to First Baptist Church Fairfield Glade, PO Box 1729 Crossville TN, 38558 where a memorial service will be held at a future date. We would also like to thank the caregivers at Fairfield Glade Assisted Living for the compassionate care they provided to Jim while he was a resident.

Brenda Joyce Parrott

Brenda Joyce Parrott, age 69, was born on June 11, 1946 to the late Charles and Gladys Longmire Morris in LaFollette, TN. She passed away in Crossville, TN on January 10, 2016. Brenda loved sewing and cooking.

Brenda is survived by her husband- William R. Parrott; daughters- Virginia Parrott and Elizabeth Holley; five grandchildren; and brothers- Sam Lane Morris and Douglas Wayne Morris.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister- Betty Gail Morris; and brothers- Donald Joe Morris and Ronald P. Morris.

Brenda’s family will be receiving friends and family on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home with a funeral service following visitation at 2 p.m. She will be laid to rest in Crossville City Cemetery.

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.