Funeral services for Mr. Joe Bybee, 69, of Gainesboro,
Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday, November
17, at the Gainesboro Church of Christ in Gainesboro. Burial
will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial Cemetery in the Stone
community of Jackson Co.
The family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 3 –
9 P.M., on Tuesday from 3 – 9 P.M., and on Wednesday from
noon until time of services.
Mr. Bybee passed away on Sunday, November 14, 2004, at the
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, TN.
He was born June 11, 1935, in Jackson County, TN, to Kizziah
Kirkpatrick Bybee and the late Walter B. Bybee. On July 2,
1955, he was married to Wanda Davenport Bybee, who
Mr. Bybee was a member of the Gainesboro Church of Christ,
where he served as a deacon. He was a licensed plumber and
electrician, and was a former Jackson County Commissioner for
the First District.
Mr. Bybee was preceded in death by his father: Walter B.
Bybee; 2 Brothers: Homer Bybee and Odell Bybee; and 2
Sisters: Modean Lawson and Frances Vanhooser.
His family includes his wife: Wanda Davenport Bybee of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Son and Daughter-in-Law: Kyle and Alesia
Bybee of Gainesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Melinda Bybee of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Grandchildren: Elyse Bybee and Cody
Bybee of Gainesboro, TN; his mother: Kizziah Bybee of Old
Hickory, TN; 2 Brothers and Sisters-in-Law: Jim and Ann
Bybee of Old Hickory, TN, John and Verone Bybee of
Gainesboro, TN; and 3 Sisters and 1 Brother-in-Law: Martha
Kirkpatrick, Lucy and Harold Long, and Ruth Bybee, all of
Old Hickory, TN. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Bro. Dan Huffines and Bro. Johnny Fox will officiate at the
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart
Association or the American Cancer Society by contacting
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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