Belvia Anna Hassler, 88, was born on July 11, 1928, to Reuben and Vernie Wightman in Pleasant Hill, TN, and passed away at WyndRidge Health & Rehabilitation Center on October 16, 2016. She enjoyed sewing and reading. Belvia also loved watching Lady Vols basketball and traveling.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Vernie Wightman; husband, J.C. Hassler; brothers, Lloyd, Kermit and Gerald Marlin; and sisters, Joanna Wightman, Alice Thompson and Margie Segal.
She is survived by her children, Sarena Flowers (Steve), Clara Davis (Tom), Sam Hassler (Linda) and Terry Hassler (Vinnie); grandchildren, Monica Cason (Willie), Brandon Hood, Isaac Davis (Season), Kara Campbell (Will), Rebecca Christopher (Mark), Jennifer Lindsey (Mike), Ben Hassler (Rachael), Jared Hassler (Emily), LeAnn Taylor (Michael) and Lindsey Baker (Kristopher); 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Wightman; sister, Opal Sells (Royse); nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends at First Congregational Church on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from noon to 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow. Burial in Crossville City Cemetery will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Second Chance in Crossville.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  October 17, 2016