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Thomas Jennings Bilbrey

Thomas Jennings Bilbrey, 69 of Pikeville, Tennessee died Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Jennings was in the Navy for 22 years and worked as a Radio Communications Operator. He was a member of the Griffith Church of Christ, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golf.

Preceding Jennings in death were his parents, Roy and Sarah J. Gaines Bilbrey; brother, Floyd Bilbrey; sisters, Stela Earnestine King, Lois Beatty, Glenna Harris.

Jennings will be dearly missed by his wife of 48 years, Deborah Johnson Bilbrey; son, Tommy Bilbrey; daughter, Theresa (Christopher) Davis ; grandchildren, Ann-Marie, Adam, Christian, MacKenzie, Benjamin; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Liam, TheaRose, Maverick; brother, Lloyd (Kitty) Bilbrey; sisters, Jewel Pauline Fann, Louetta (George) Goga; several nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.

A celebration of life with Military Honors was held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 18, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Jeff Simmons officiating. The family received friends Wednesday until service time at Pikeville Funeral Home.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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