Funeral services for Mr. Aaron “Blackie” Bilbrey, 69, of
Whitleyville, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Monday,
December 20, at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro. Burial will follow in the Bilbrey Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 10 A.M. until 8 P.
M. and Monday from 10 A.M. until time of services at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mr. Bilbrey passed away on Friday, December 17, 2004, at
Clay County Manor in Celina, Tennessee.
He was born August 30, 1935, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Ab and Lulu Strode Bilbrey. Mr. Bilbrey was a carpenter
and restaurant employee. In addition to his parents, he was
preceded in death by 3 Brothers: Lloyd Bilbrey, James N.
“Boxer” Bilbrey, and Sid Bilbrey; 1 Sister: Catherine
Butler; and 1 Son: Frank Aaron Bilbrey.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Joey and Jeff Bilbrey, both of
Chicago, Illinois; 1 Granddaughter; and 4 Sisters: Joan Dailey
of Livingston, TN, Moline Howell of Gainesboro, TN,
Elizabeth Crawford of Lebanon, TN, and Ozina Smith of
Radford, Virginia. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Whitleyville Community
Center or the Jackson / Smith County Youth Camp by
contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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