Johnson City Press Thursday, August 21, 2014

Emma DeBusk, GREENEVILLE

Published April 19th, 2014 9:35 pm

Emma DeBusk, 102, Dixie Road in Flag Branch Community, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at her home.
She was a farmer and homemaker.
Mrs. DeBusk was a member of Philadelphia Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Birtchell “Fattie” DeBusk, in 1991; her son: J.W. DeBusk, in 2001; and twelve brothers and sisters: William Berryhill, Crawford Berryhill, Charlie Berryhill, Estel Berryhill, John Berryhill, Jim Berryhill, Mary Elizabeth Porter, Anna Mae Mitchell, Frank Berryhill, O.K. Berryhill, Fannie Jane Hardin and an infant.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law: Marjorie and Clyde “Buddy” Crum Jr., of Greeneville; daughter-in-law: Sue Nell DeBusk, of Limestone; granddaughter and spouse: Robin and Dale Phillips, of New Salem Community, in Washington County; two great grandsons: Chris Nickerson and his wife, Vickie, and Ryan Phillips; great great granddaughter: Raven Victoria Nickerson; step great great granddaughter: Hailie Shell; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews
The funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, April 21, 2014, at Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel. Rev. Jim Fillers and Rev. E.J. Swatsell will officiate.
Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Philadelphia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gregg Correll, Dale Phillips, Ryan Phillips, Chris Nickerson, Rick Proffitt, Earl Collins and Bob Jones. Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Porter, Joe Hamlett, Raymond Berryhill, Sam Berryhill, Tommy Berryhill and Phil Helbert
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. Family and friends are asked to meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.
Kiser Rose Hill Funeral Home, 125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN, 37743; 423-636-8007