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Sept. 18, 1923—Aug. 2, 2015 Mary Hembree, 91, of Crossville, passed away Aug. 2, 2015, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. She was born Sept. 18, 1923, in New River, TN, daughter of the late Charlie and Pearl (Hartbarger) Dunlap. She worked as a nurse’s aide and was a member of First Christian Church. Mary was a loving christian mother and grandmother who loved her Lord, family and church. She is survived by her sons, James Hembree and David Hembree, and daughters, Carlene Christopher and Margaret Madewell (Lane). Mary is also survived by four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Hembree; and brothers, Frank Dunlap, Earl Dunlap, Charles Dunlap and Carl Dunlap. Funeral services will be held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Bob Kastens officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m. Interment will be in Pomona Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John Christopher, Daniel McClain, Terry McClain, Gary Mize, Bobby Adkins and Jerry Stevens. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Published on  August 4, 2015
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