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Edith  Mae (Brock) Byrge
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Obituary for Edith Mae (Brock) Byrge

Edith Mae (Brock) Byrge, age 92, of Jacksboro went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born on October 19, 1925, and was a Member of Central Baptist Church of Caryville. A loving wife and mother who enjoyed gardening, cooking, and caring for her family. She was one of "The Girls of Atomic City" who helped win WWII. She spent many years as a pastors' wife and was loved by many. Proceeded in death by Husband, Rev. Joby Byrge; Mother, Jane (Seiber) Brock; Father, Owen Brock; five sisters, three brothers, and two grandchildren.


Sons: Bobby Byrge and Wife Nadine, LaFollette
Tommy Byrge, LaFollette
Johnny Byrge and Wife Laura, LaFollette
Larry Byrge and Wife Dawn, Jacksboro
Roger Byrge and Wife Pam, Jacksboro

Daughters: Shelby Day and Husband James, Jacksboro
Deanna Miller, LaFollette
Beulah Curl, LaFollette
Melissa Craft and Husband Kevin, Lake City

Sisters: Dicie Humphrey, LaFollette
Geneva Tiller, Illinois
Lula Forth, Kentucky

26 Grandchildren

40 Great-Grandchildren

11 Great-Great-Grandchildren

A host of family and friends

Funeral Service 7 PM Sunday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Chaplin James Dunn and Rev. Adam Hunley and Rev. Alva Gene Daugherty officiating

Interment 11 AM Monday at Campbell Memorial Gardens

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Sunday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cross-Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

300 E. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766





7:00 PM
Cross-Smith Funeral Home, Inc.

300 E. Central Ave.
LaFollette, TN 37766





11:00 AM
Campbell Memorial Gardens

361 Memorial Drive
Jacksboro, Tn 37757


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