Funeral services for Mrs. Jewell Marie Bilbrey, 78, of Livingston will be conducted at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 19 from the Allons Baptist Church, Allons, TN where the body will lie in state from 12 until 1 p.m. service time. Burial will be in Overton County Memorial Gardens, Livingston, TN. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home, Livingston, TN.
Mrs. Bilbrey died December 16, 2007 at St. Marys Hospice in Knoxville, TN. She was born October 11, 1929 in Oklahoma and reared in the Bean Station, TN area near Morristown, TN to the late George and Bonnie Greene Blanken. She was a housewife.
She was a member of Allons Baptist Church where she was active in the adult womens Sunday School class. She was also active in YMCA.
She is survived by her husband, James Lelon Bilbrey of Livingston; 2 daughters, Rhonda Chatham and Donna Kirkpatrick, both of Knoxville; a sister, June Calfee of White Pine, TN; 2 brothers, Palmer Blanken of Bean Station, TN and Ellis Blanken of Morristown, TN; and 3 granddaughters, Kellie Norman, Kasey Norman, and Lindsey Kirkpatrick.