Volume 51, Number 29

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 17, 2014

Obituaries

John Albert Huffman
September 10, 1925 - August 25, 2010

BYRDSTOWN--John Albert Huffman, 84, 618 Frisco Lane, Byrdstown passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Byrdstown Medical Center. He was born Sept. 10, 1925 in Pauly, KY to the late Dewey and Hattie (Weddington) Huffman. Mr. Huffman was a Nationwide Insurance Claims Manager and a veteran of W.W. serving in the Navy and a member of the Hull-York DAV.
Survivors included his wife, Elizabeth (Weismantel) Huffman, Byrdstown; one daughter, Joanna Cruse and one son, John David Huffman both of Columbus, OH; one brother, Dewey Huffman, Jr., Fruitland Park, FL; four grandchildren and a great grandchild. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Huffman.
The family chose cremation with special care provided by Brown Funeral Chapel of

Alexia Ann Thrasher Bilbrey Smith
January 29, 1948 - August 24, 2010

BYRDSTOWN--Alexia Ann (Thrasher) Bilbrey Smith, 62, 313 Hillcrest Dr., Byrdstown passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Byrdstown Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 29, 1948 in Danville to James "Stu" Thrasher and Bessie (Griffin) Thrasher and lived most of her life in Pickett Co. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Etter Baptist Church and was a home health care aide and homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Lynn Smith; one daughter, Kerri Stockton & husband, Bobby, Byrdstown; one son, Ryan Bilbrey & wife, Allison, Albany, KY; mother, Bessie Thrasher, Byrdstown; three sisters, Sharon Blackwell, Hoopeston, Ill; Julie Ford, Monroe; Lesli Winningham, Byrdstown; two brothers, Jack Thrasher, Pioneer, TN; and John Thrasher, Pall Mall; four grandchildren, Darrin Chilton, Gage Gavin and Gunner Bilbrey; two step grandchildren, Kayla Ervin & husband Jason, Derek Perry & wife, Lisa; two step great grandchildren, Shayla and Khloe Ervin. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 27, 2010 at Brown Funeral Chapel with burial at Allardt Cemetery in Allardt, TN with Bro. Royce Huddleston, Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating. Pallbearers were Darrin Chilton, Norman Smith, Charles Smith, Morgan Smith, Gary Upchurch, Mitchell Cross and Jeff Flowers. She is preceded in death by her father, Stu Thrasher; her first husband, Cletis Bilbrey and one brother, Jim Thrasher.

Alexia Ann Thrasher Bilbrey Smith
January 29, 1948 - August 24, 2010

BYRDSTOWN--Alexia Ann (Thrasher) Bilbrey Smith, 62, 313 Hillcrest Dr., Byrdstown passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Byrdstown Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 29, 1948 in Danville to James "Stu" Thrasher and Bessie (Griffin) Thrasher and lived most of her life in Pickett Co. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Etter Baptist Church and was a home health care aide and homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Lynn Smith; one daughter, Kerri Stockton & husband, Bobby, Byrdstown; one son, Ryan Bilbrey & wife, Allison, Albany, KY; mother, Bessie Thrasher, Byrdstown; three sisters, Sharon Blackwell, Hoopeston, Ill; Julie Ford, Monroe; Lesli Winningham, Byrdstown; two brothers, Jack Thrasher, Pioneer, TN; and John Thrasher, Pall Mall; four grandchildren, Darrin Chilton, Gage Gavin and Gunner Bilbrey; two step grandchildren, Kayla Ervin & husband Jason, Derek Perry & wife, Lisa; two step great grandchildren, Shayla and Khloe Ervin. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 27, 2010 at Brown Funeral Chapel with burial at Allardt Cemetery in Allardt, TN with Bro. Royce Huddleston, Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating. Pallbearers were Darrin Chilton, Norman Smith, Charles Smith, Morgan Smith, Gary Upchurch, Mitchell Cross and Jeff Flowers. She is preceded in death by her father, Stu Thrasher; her first husband, Cletis Bilbrey and one brother, Jim Thrasher.

Alexia Ann Thrasher Bilbrey Smith
January 29, 1948 - August 24, 2010

BYRDSTOWN--Alexia Ann (Thrasher) Bilbrey Smith, 62, 313 Hillcrest Dr., Byrdstown passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Byrdstown Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 29, 1948 in Danville to James "Stu" Thrasher and Bessie (Griffin) Thrasher and lived most of her life in Pickett Co. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Etter Baptist Church and was a home health care aide and homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Lynn Smith; one daughter, Kerri Stockton & husband, Bobby, Byrdstown; one son, Ryan Bilbrey & wife, Allison, Albany, KY; mother, Bessie Thrasher, Byrdstown; three sisters, Sharon Blackwell, Hoopeston, Ill; Julie Ford, Monroe; Lesli Winningham, Byrdstown; two brothers, Jack Thrasher, Pioneer, TN; and John Thrasher, Pall Mall; four grandchildren, Darrin Chilton, Gage Gavin and Gunner Bilbrey; two step grandchildren, Kayla Ervin & husband Jason, Derek Perry & wife, Lisa; two step great grandchildren, Shayla and Khloe Ervin. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, August 27, 2010 at Brown Funeral Chapel with burial at Allardt Cemetery in Allardt, TN with Bro. Royce Huddleston, Bro. Ricky Cross and Bro. Jeff Flowers officiating. Pallbearers were Darrin Chilton, Norman Smith, Charles Smith, Morgan Smith, Gary Upchurch, Mitchell Cross and Jeff Flowers. She is preceded in death by her father, Stu Thrasher; her first husband, Cletis Bilbrey and one brother, Jim Thrasher.

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