Area Obituaries

Catherine Elaine Ross Cordell

Catherine Elaine Ross Cordell, 71, of Dayton, Tennessee formerly of Pikeville died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her home with family by her side. Cathy was a member of Pikeville Church of God of Prophecy where she enjoyed singing solo or with others. She loved her grandkids, watching football and boxing. Preceding Cathy in death…

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Cleo Beasley

Cleo Beasley, 78, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, November 2, 2019. She was a member of Mooneyham Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed helping her family and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mable Beasley; and parents, Creed and Mae Roberts. She is survived by her niece, Betty Oliver; several aunts, uncles, nieces…

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Herbert Anderson

Herbert Alexander Anderson, 74, born in Pikeville, Tennessee to Joseph and Dollie (Brock) Anderson on June 21, 1945,  went to be with the Lord on September 21, 2019. He is survived by loving wife of 54 years Ruth Anderson; sons, Harold and Wayne (Vickey); grandchildren, Sharon and Alex; five great-grandchildren; brother, Bill; sister Margaret  (Bobby);…

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Kathryn Webb

Creeda Kathryn Webb, 80, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, October 24, 2019. She was a member of Church of Christ at New Harmony and retired from First National Bank. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Edward Hall and Marvin Webb; son, Barry Hall; parents, Creed and Edith Pendergrass; and sister, Carolyn Trotter. She…

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Dora Swafford

Dora Swafford, 87, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, October 26, 2019 at her home. She worked for nine years at Standefer Drug Center as a cook and waitress, and later worked in a textile factory for many years. Dora loved all animals, her flower gardens, and playing board games. She worshiped at Griffith Church of…

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Josephine Reel

Josephine Reel, 78, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019. She was a member of The Pitts Gap Church of God and retired from Dupont after 36 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Nance Kizzar; and husband, James Chuck Reel. She is survived by her son, Eddie (Cherie)…

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Lonnie Singleton

Lonnie Singleton, 65, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Sunday, October 6, 2019. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He was retired from La-Z-Boy. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and sports. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Singleton. He is survived by his son, Josh (Stacy) Singleton of Pikeville; granddaughter,…

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Tim Massa

Timmy Ralph “Tim” Massa, 57, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at his residence. Tim was born May 2, 1962 in Cookeville, Tennessee to Virginia Ann Steel Massa and the late Ralph Claborne Massa.  He was a construction worker with his specialty being in concrete work. He also worked as a supervisor…

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Richard Leary

Richard Leary, 64, of Pikeville, Tennessee, formerly upstate New York, died Monday, September 23, 2019 at his home. He attended Mt. Crest Church of God. He owned and operated the Martindale Chief Diner in upstate New York for 24 years, retiring and relocating to Pikeville in 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents,…

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James Beasley

James Beasley, 80, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, September 28, 2019. He was of the Church of God faith. He worked for Leonard Oakes Tree Trimming Service. He retired from building bridges. He was an avid deer hunter and fisherman, and loved to play horseshoes. He was preceded in death by his wife, JoNelda Beasley;…

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