MARY TUCKER BILBREY
MARY TUCKER BILBREY
Funeral services for Mary TUCKER BILBREY, 89, of West Point were conducted on Jan 29, 1998, at the Chapel of the Hager Funeral Home in Brandenburg. Eastern Star services were held on January 28.
The Rev. D.E. JONES officiated the funeral services. A graveside service, officiated by the Rev. Phillip SALMON, and burial were held at the East End Cemetery in Cadiz.
Mrs. BILBREY died on January 27 at her daughters home in Clarkson after a long illness.
Mrs. BILBREY was born on Aug 14, 1908, in Trigg County. She was the daughter of Lught A. and Birdie BLANE TUCKER.
Mrs. BILBREY was a retired school teacher. She had worked for 25 years for the Fort Knos School system. She also taught at Golden Pond, Blue Springs, Roaring Springs and West Point. She was Mother Advisor for several years to the West Point Rainbows and a 70 year member of the Barker Chapter 79, Order of Eastern Star.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Elmo BILBREY, in 1992; and a sister Daphne SILLS.
Survivors include a daughter and son in law, Carolyn and Joseph F. RITCHIE of Clarkson; a sister, Johnnie Mae NUNN of Sellersburg, Ind; a brother Ellis BLANE "Trigger" TUCKER, of Henderson; five grandchildren and their spouses, Terry and david ALGOOD, Mary Beth and Donald L. DOWELL, Joseph A. and Becky RITCHIE, Catha A. and Bruce BENNETT, and Lorrie and Terry YOUNG, 10 gret-great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
Death of Student
On Friday morning, February 16, the students of T.C.H. came to school as usual, some on buses, some in cars, and some
walking. As each boy or girl entered the building that particular day, he or she sensed a feeling of sadness, for there was not the merriment and laughter that usually reigns over the school. A call had just been received telling of the death of Romaine BILBREY everyone was sad because of the loss of one of the most popular boys as T.C.H.
Romaine died Friday morning from what the doctors thought to be meningitis. He only attended T.C.H. one-half year but during this time he gained many friends in the school.
Romaine always seemed happy and care-free even up until the time he became sick. His always happy smile will be missed in every class in which he was a member, and he will be missed at his position on the floor at the basketball games.
The students and faculty of T.C.H. extend their sympathy to his parents and relatives.
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