Category Archives: Obituary

Billy Ray Partin, Jr.

Billy Ray Partin, Jr., age 30, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, December 8, 2018. He was a member of Long Hollow Baptist Church. He loved sports, music and Fantasy Football. Preceded in death by father, Billy Ray Partin, Sr.; grandparents, Sigal Byrd, Aline Swafford, James Partin; special cousins, Jamie Fraley O’Brien; brother, William Walter Partin.

Survivors

Daughter: Paiton Partin
Son: Dallas Partin

Mother: Geneva Lynn Partin
Girlfriend: Lindsay Janenko

Twin Sister, Brandy Lee Partin
Sister, Amanda Craw

Grandmother: Lois Miller Byrd
Several loved Aunts & Uncles
Special Nieces: Jasmine O’Brien, Heidi Trammell, Madison Partin

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Services 7 PM Wednesday Cross-Smith Chapel
Rev. Ricky Massengill and Rev. Bill Miller officiating
Family will meet 10 AM Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Byrd-Johnson Cemetery in Straight Fork for 11 AM Interment
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Billie Doris Peavley

Billie Doris Peavley, age 88, of LaFollette, formerly of Williamsburg, Ky, died November 27, 2018. She worked in the Dean’s office of Cumberland College for many years until she retired.

Preceded in death by parents, Luther and Nellie Freeman; husband, John Peavley and son, Kevin Brian Peavley.

She will be dearly missed by her caretakers at Cumberland Village

No Services are planned

Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Darrel Reese

Darrel Reese, age 68, of 1554 Davis Creek Road, beloved husband, father, paw, pastor, and friend, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. He owned and operated R & L Furniture in Williamsburg, Kentucky for 32 years and was Pastor of Jellico Highway Church of God for 13 years. Preceded in death by parents, Boone and Marie Reese; father and mother-in-law, Rev. George and Ruby Marlow.

Survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Reese of Davis Creek

Daughter: Tammy Webb and husband Tim of Davis Creek

Daughter: Abbie Wilson and husband Chris of Caryville

4 Grandchildren he adored and was so proud of: Caroline, Timothy, Jackson and Briley

Beloved friend and co-worker: Dillard “Bones” Mattie

His wonderful Church family at Jellico Highway Church of God and a host of other

relatives, friends, and preaching brethren

Services 7 PM Saturday at LaFollette Church of God

Rev. Michael Dent and Rev. Delmus Bruce officiating

Interment 11 AM Sunday Peabody Cemetery

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Saturday at LaFollette Church of God

Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Lois Goins Terry

Lois Goins Terry, age 66, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018. She was a member of Cumberland Hope Church and was a nurse for 46 years in the community she loved. Preceded in death by parents, J. Will & Grace Jordan Goins; brother, Steve Goins

Survived by: Richard Terry, Shannon Goins, DeShae & Marc Mayrand

Sydney & Jeremiah Vibbert, Noah Sharp, Sophia Mayrand, Ava Mayrand,

Terra & Steven Gomez, Alexandra & Evangelina Gomez, Rachel Terry,

Debra Goins, Rebecca Goins, Ricky & JoAnn Goins, Elie Mansour,

and many more loving family and friends.

Services 2 PM Saturday at Hope/Stand Church

Rev. Billy Smith officiating

Interment Woodlawn Cemetery

Family will receive friends 12 NOON to 2 PM Saturday at Hope/Stand Church

Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Cross-Funeral Home

Betty Jean Curtiss

Betty Jean Curtiss, age 85, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018.

She was a member of LaFollette First Baptist Church and a retired CNA after 33 years of service at LaFollette Medical Center. Preceded in death by parents Tom & Effie McCullah; sister, Doris Sharp.

Survived by her loving husband, John L Curtiss Sr.

Son: John L. Curtiss, Jr. & daughter-in-law Carolina Curtiss

Daughter: Debra Curtiss Bailey & Doug

Granddaughters: Lori Bailey and Candace West

Great Grandsons: Gabriel Jeffries, Cory Jeffries, Eric Bailey

Sisters: Eunice Micciche, Pasadena, Maryland

Sylvia Breighner, Fort Lauderdale, Fla

A host of nieces, nephews, and many friends

Services 7 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. John Cooper officiating

Interment 10 AM Sunday Woodlawn Cemetery

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home