Minnie Jewel Brinkley , of Estill Springs, passed this life on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma at the age of 93.
Mrs. Brinkley was born in Huntsville, Alabama to the late John B. and Luna Vinson Cash.
She worked for Wilson Golf for 32 years and loved to crochet and do many other crafts. Mrs. Brinkley was a member of Westside United Pentecostal Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Brinkley; and three brothers, Clifton, Bobby and Paul Cash.
Mrs. Brinkley is survived by one daughter, Jewel Hawkersmith of Estill Springs; three sons, Davis Brinkley and his wife Brenda of Estill Springs, Coy Brinkley and his wife Debbie of Tullahoma, and Jerry Brinkley of Mulberry; one brother, Johnny Cash of Huntland; one sister, Margie Fugate of Huntington, West Virginia; twelve grandchildren, Ricky Hawkersmith and his wife Dawn, Rod Hawkersmith and his wife Glenda, Chrystal Hightower and her husband Ronnie, Kay Mulkey, Judy Brinkley, Bradley Brinkley and his wife Tanya, Shelly Shular and her husband Joe, Carey Brinkley and his wife Misty, James Brinkley and his wife Ashley, Jennifer Tidrick and her husband Charles, Tammy Brantley and her husband Jeff, and Jeremy Brinkley and his wife Katherine; 22 great grandchildren, Jordan, Brandon, Chase, Miranda, Beth, Tonya, Chrystal Ann, Amanda, Asa, Isaac, Kisha, McKenzie, Norma, Colt, Jude, Javan, Megan, Austin, Kase, Jessica, Christy, and James; and 20 great great grandchildren, Drew, Jacob, Brantley, Grant, Tyler, Hunter, Anna, Andrea, Blake, Andrew, Devin, Michael, Mallory, Madeline, Matthew, Jaxen, Alanta, Aubree, Sabree, and Coraline.
Visitation for Mrs. Brinkley will be held on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-9:00 pm.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 10th, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Philip Swinford and Bro. Jimmy Kelly officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.