Creed Eston Hume


Creed Eston Hume, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky, having attained the age of 91 years, 2 months, and 21 days. He was born in Monroe County, Kentucky on Monday, October 18, 1926, the son of the late William Radford and Della Mae (Madie) Lollar Hume. He and his family later moved to the Judio community in Cumberland County, Kentucky. He was a graduate of Burkesville High School and attended Lindsey Wilson College. He was a U. S. Army Veteran, serving in Germany for two years. Mr. Hume was later employed by the Farm Agency for seven years and then the Bank of Cumberland for twenty eight years. During this time, he was a board member of the South Cumberland Water District and Cumberland County Water District, Veteran’s organization, Cumberland County Board of Health, County Extension service, Bank of Cumberland Board of Directors, Federal Housing Authority, Cumberland County Fair treasurer, Duo County Telephone Co-op nominating Committee and a faithful member of the Burkesville Baptist Church.

After retirement, he enjoyed working on his farm and traveling to nearly all fifty states, including Hawaii and Alaska, and a special trip to England, Scotland and Ireland where he observed the remains of the original Hume castle in Hume, Scotland. Very important to him was his faith, family, and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Hume was preceded in death by his brothers and sister, Delmas Hume, Murry Hume, Carmon Brewington, and a nephew, Johnny Brewington.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Janet Padon Hume of Burkesville, whom he married Saturday, August 10, 1957, his children, Charlotte Melton of Burkesville, Roger Hume of Nashville, Tennessee, his grandchildren, Lori (Stephen) Poindexter of Burkesville, Stacy (Duey) Vaughn of Franklin, Brandon (Jessi) Melton of Burkesville, his great-grandchildren, Eston, Autumn, and Elle Sells, Padon and Charlotte Vaughn, Reese Melton, and Macey Poindexter, his nieces, Brenda (Jeff) White, Carol Ashley, and JoAnn Brewington, nephew, Jim (Cindy) Brewington, great-nieces and great-nephews, Christen (Joe) Gaunt, John Eston (Jasmine) White, Jason (Cinammon) Brewington, Julie (Brad) Watson, and Megan Brewington, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, Reilly and Ben Gaunt, Wesley Eston White, Brandon, Brock and Natalie Brewington, Alex (Loralee) Watson, and Ashley (Abel) Troyer, great-great-great-nephew, John Marshall Watson, special friends and caretakers, Brenda Butler, JoAnn Brewington, Michelle Burns, Linda Smith, Chris Stilts, and Dovie Melton.

The funeral service was conducted on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Dr. Mark Shelton and Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Special music provided by Libby Mullinix and June Spears. Special singing and music by LaCosta Carver, Dr. Mark Shelton, and Libby Mullinix. Burial was in the Cary Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Casket Bearers were Roger Hume, Brandon Melton, Duey Vaughn, Stephen Poindexter, Jim Brewington, Joe Gaunt, Jeff White, Eston Sells and Padon Vaughn. Honorary Casket Bearers were John White, Brad Watson, Jason Brewington, Randel Flowers, Rodney Jessup, Bill Cogbill, Jim Murley, Boyd Alexander, Dr. Sam Rice, Jim Meredith, Tim Alexander and Bill Norris. Flower Girls were Autumn Sells, Elle Sells, Macey Poindexter, Charlotte Vaughn and Reese Melton.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Cary Cemetery in memory of Mr. Hume would be greatly appreciated c/o First & Farmers National Bank, P. O. Box 337, Burkesville, KY 42717 or Patricia Bowlby, 6403 Waterford Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027.

Norris-New Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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