Essie Rives


Essie Rives, 94 of Albertville, passed away Friday, June 7, 2019. Graveside only service was held Sunday, June 9, at Fairview Methodist Church cemetery.

She is survived by daughter, Brenda (Ben) Levie; sons, Lawrence (Charlotte Hagood) Rives and Mike (Judith) Rives; five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Carl Green, her first husband and father of her daughter, Brenda. Carl was killed in Italy during World War II and had only seen his daughter once between basic training and being shipped out to Europe. Afterwards she married Olath Rives.

Arrangements entrusted to Adams Brown Service Funeral Home.


Bracie Nell Stephens Guice


Bracie Nell Stephens Guice, 84, of Crossville, died Sunday, June 9, 2019.

A funeral service will be Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Geraldine Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation is from noon until 2 p.m. before the service.

Survivors include sons, Stephen Wayne (Jill) Guice and Bruce Neal (Amanda) Guice; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Geraldine Funeral Home is directing.


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