Volume 51, Number 44

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, October 30, 2014

Obituaries

Justin Wade Crouch
November 16, 1981 - September 3, 2009

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK--Justin Wade Crouch,
27, 2404 W. Sycamore, Fayetteville, Ark.,
passed away Sept. 3, 2009 at Washington Regional
Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was
a farmer.
He was born Nov. 16,
1981 in Ft. Walton
Beach, Fl., the son of Jeffrey
and Reta Crouch and
Alice and Kimbro
Stephens. He lived most
of his life in Pickett
County and was a member
of Moodyville Baptist
Church. He graduated
from Pickett County
High School in 2000 and
went to Tennessee Tech University for a period
of time. He was a veteran that served in
the Army.
He was preceded in death by grandmother,
Cleady Crouch.
Surviving relatives include son, Ashton
Wade Crouch, Fayetteville, Ark., fiance, Crystal
Dawn Lyons, Fayetteville, Ark.; parents,
Jeffrey and Reta Crouch, Byrdstown; Alice and
Kimbro Stephens, Hot Springs, Ark.; grandparents
Coleman Webster Crouch and R.M.
Williams, Byrdstown; three sisters, Christina
Crawford and husband, Matt, Little Rock,
Ark.; Joy and Grace Stephens, Hot Springs,
Ark.; two brothers, Jeffrey Paul Crouch and
wife, Kristen, Texarkana, Tx.; Micah
Stephens, Hot Springs, Ark.; two stepsisters,
Brittany Johnson and husband Eddie, Byrdstown;
Kendra Turner, Albany; three nieces,
Ella Crouch, Texarkana, Tx.; Brylee and Maddilyn
Johnson, Byrdstown; nephew, Chase
Johnson, Byrdstown; two aunts, Susan Brewer
and husband, Kurt, Rosemark, Tn.; Kay
Amonett and husband Norman, Byrdstown;
several cousins, other family members and
friendsd.
Funeral services were held Sept. 7, 2009 at
10 a.m. from Brown Funeral Chapel with Bro.
Jeff Amonett officiating. Burial was at Beaty
Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Crouch,
Micah Stephens, Brittany Johnson, Joseph
and Lee Amonett, Tim and John Brewer and
Josh Riddle. Special care was provided by
Brown Funeral Chapel of Byrdstown.
Brown Funeral Chapel 24-Hour Funeral News 864-
3696

Tootsie Knight
July 22, 1921 - September 1, 2009

RED BOILING SPRINGS, TN--Tootsie Knight,
88, of Red Boiling Springs, TN. passed away
Tuesday morning, Sept. 1, 2009 at The Palace
in Red Boiling Springs. Funeral services for
Tootsie Knight were conducted Thursday, September
3, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of
the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Red
Boiling Springs with Jimmy Cook officiating.
Interment followed in the Whitley Cemetery.
Her family and friends served as pallbearers.
Tootsie was born July 22, 1921 in Clay
County, Tn, the daughter of the late Harve
and Grace Green Knight. She married Charles
Newton Knight who preceded her in death on
October 26, 1961. In addition to her husband
and parents, she was also preceded in death
by her brothers, Carol David and Randall
Knight. She was a hairdresser.
Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law,
Cindy & Phil Hewitt, Red Boiling Springs;
granddaughter and her husband, Heather and
Brent Smith and great-granddaughter, Elly
Grace Smith all of Albany, Ky.; sisters, Doye
Windle of Celina; Merle Rich, Red Boiling
Springs; Joanne Russell and brother and sister-
in-law, Roy & Jo Knight of Hermitage
Springs, Tn.

Houston (Buster) Pritchard
March 1, 1934 - August 31, 2009

MUNCIE, IN--Houston (“Buster”) Pritchard,
75, passed away Monday, August 31, 2009, at
Muncie Health and Rehabilitation Center following
a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born March 1, 1934 in Byrdstown,
to the late Verble and Kate (Evans) Pritchard.
A resident of Muncie and Delaware County for
over 70 years, he attended Muncie Central
High School. Houston retired in 1998 after
over 35 years of employment with Delaware
Glass and Mirror.
He is survived by three children, Debra Sue
Brown, Jeffrey William Pritchard both of
Muncie and Beth Ann Baker of Tulsa, OK, one
sister, Betty J. Vannatter of Leesburg, VA,
four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded
in death by a daughter, Kathy Elaine
Pritchard, a brother, Dean Ray Pritchard and
a son-in-law, Gentry Brown.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday,
September 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Meeks
Mortuary, 415 E. Washington St, Muncie, IN.

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