Dean  Bilbrey
Dean Bilbrey, 95, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 7, 2019. She was born Aug. 14, 1924 in Rickman, the daughter of Henry and Josie Thompson Breeding
How many names can one person have? Daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt. Nanny, Aunt Dean, Deano, friend to many. Lover of the 127 Yard Sale and "her people." Devoted believer and child of God. She will be missed, but is now rejoicing with her family who have gone on before. May we all be reunited one day.
She is survived by her daughter, Connie Sue Norris of Crossville; grandchildren, Jason Tanner and his wife Pamela of Crossville and Darcy Tanner and his wife Jamie, also of Crossville; great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elzie Bilbrey; brother, Haney Breeding; and sisters, Mattie Hedgecoth and Frances Hedgecoth.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at Hood Funeral Home. Burial was in Crossville City Cemetery.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC ( was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on December 10, 2019


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