MISCELLANEOUS OBITUARIES
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From The Knoxville News Sentinel 14 Oct 1999

MATHERNE, JOSEPH LUBIN, 85 of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, October 13, 1999 at
the Methodist Medical Center. Retired Chemical Engineer Union Carbide Corp.
Member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and Tau Beta Pi. Survived by: wife, Ruth
Lelux Matherne, Oak Ridge; son, Joseph Lubin Matherne, Jr. and wife Diane of
South Charleston, W. Va.; grandchildren, Paul Matherne of Boston, Mass., Leah
Matherne of South Charleston, W. Va. Funeral services are Friday, October 15,
1999 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Rev. Michael Woods
officiating. Burial in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to St.
Mary's Catholic Church, 327 Vermont Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 37830 or to the
Arthritis Foundation, Tenn. Chapter, 1719 West End Avenue, #303W, Nashville,
Tenn. 37203. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 14, 1999
from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 8:00 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak
Ridge.



Erie Times (PA) dated Friday, August 14, 1970

J. Thomas Raine, 75 of RD 2 Fairview and Kanoehe, Hawaii, died Wednesday evening at St. Vincent Hospital
    Born in Clarion, Feb. 23, 1895, he was the son of the late Thomas William and Kate Zhanheizer Raine.  He lived in Fairview Township most of his life.
    He was an Elder and Trustee in the United Presbyterian Church of Fairview.   He was honored in 1968 for more than 50 years service for the church.  He was a past master of Lake Erie Lodge No. 347, F. & A. M. Girard.
    Mr. Rain was a member of the Consistory Lodge Shrine in Erie,, a member of the Rotary Club, Erie, the Yacht Club of Honolulu, the Erie Club and the Kahkwa Club.  He was on the Board of Incorporators for the Fairview Cemetery.  He was Secretary-Treasurer of Titan Tool Co. in Fairview.
    Mr. Raine is survived by one brother. J. W. Raine of Alderson, W. Va. and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mrs. Mary Taylor and Mrs. Anna Ferguson and one brother, Mont.   Buriel in Fairfiew Cemetery
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Charles Comara
    Services will be held Friday at 8:30 am at the Leon S. Rzepka Funeral Home. 701 East Ave. for Charles Comara, 77, a resident of the Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home, who died Wednesday at the Home.
    He had been a resident of the home since 1967
    Mr. Comara was a veteran of World War I.  He served as a corporal with Co. F. 18th Regiment.
    He is survived by one son, Edward J. Comara. of Blawnox, PA.  Buriel will be in Home Cemetery
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Mrs. Andrzejczak
    Mrs. Maryann Andrzejczak, 69, of 640 E 37, died Thurs. at her home.
    A lifteime resident of Erie, she was a member of the Holy Rosary Society of St. Stanislaus Parish.
    She was preceeded in death by her husband, Ignatius in 1964.  Mrs. Andrzejczak is survived by one son, John of Fairview, one sister, Mrs. Josephine Malinowski and one brother Adam Gorny, both of Erie and 3 grandchildren.  Buriel will be in Trinity Cemetery.



From The LaFollette Press 14 Oct 1999

JAMES ROBERT "Bob" AUSMUS, 66, of Morton Road, LaFollette, died Tuesday,
October 12 at his daughter's home in Jacksboro. He was preceded in death by;
father, John Ausmus. Survivors include; mother, Hettie Ausmus of Monroe,
Michigan. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today
(Thursday), October 14 at Martin Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held
Friday, October 15 at 1 p.m. in Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Junior
Dilbeck officiating. Interment will follow in Bakers Forge Cemetery.

HUGH L. BAIRD (Buck) , 83, of Clairfield, died Friday, October 8 at the
Jellico Community Hospital.
He was preceded in death by; wife, Christine Baird; parents; Albert and
Martha Hatmaker Baird. Funeral services were held Monday, October 11 at Harp
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hansford Bolton and Rev. Andrew Ayers
officiating. Interment followed in Pruden-Fonde Cemetery.

CHRISTINE SHOUN BEGLY, 72, of Zephyrhills, Florida, formerly of LaFollette,
died Friday, October 8 at her home. She was preceded in death by; husband,
Charles Begley; and parents, John L., Sr. and Laura Murphy Shoun. Funeral
services were held Monday, October 11 at Cross Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
John L. Shelton officiating. Interment followed Tuesday, October 12 in Bakers
Forge Cemetery.

ROBERT LEWIS BROWN, 85, of 309 Hickory Hills, LaFollette, died Saturday,
October 9 at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a
veteran and bus driver. He was preceded in death by; wife, Eloise Mary Brown.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 11 at Roach Memorial Chapel with
Rev. Charles Redman officiating. Graveside services followed Tuesday, October
12. Interment followed in Campbell Memorial Gardens in LaFollette.

MARJORIE H. DAY, 77, of Lake City, died October 9 at St. Mary's Hospital in
Knoxville. She and her husband were the owners and publishers of the Town
Crier newspaper for many years. She was a member of the AARP, the Keen Club,
and a former member of the Tennessee Press Association. Ms. Day was preceded
in death by; husband, Joe E. Day; parents, Robert and Martha Slover. Funeral
services were held Sunday, October 10 at Cox-Martin Funeral Home with Rev.
Brian Courtney officiating. Interment followed Monday, October 11 in Leach
Cemetery.

JOY MARIE DOUGLAS, 88, of Lake City, died Sunday, October 10 at the Lake City
Health Care Center.
She was preceded in death by; husband, James Howard Douglas; parents, Jerd
and Anna Price Smith. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 13 at
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Stevens officiating.
Interment followed in Oak Grove Cemetery.

ROBERT DOUGLAS, 58, of Jacksboro, died Monday, October 11 at his home. He is
survived by; wife, Betty Douglas. Graveside services were held Tuesday,
October 12 with Rev. Bobby Ray Wilson officiating. Interment followed in
Cumberland View Cemetery.. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Cumberland View building fund. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of
arrangements.

STERLING LEON HAYES, 81, of Briceville, died Tuesday, October 12 at Sunbridge
Nursing Home In LaFollette. He was a World War II Army veteran, and a retired
miner with the United Mine Workers. Mr. Hayes was preceded in death by;
parents, Smiley and Exie McKabee Hayes. He is survived by; wife, Mary
Elizabeth Miller Hayes. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m.
today (Thursday), October 14 in Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City.
Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. in the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Steve Seiber officiating. Interment will follow Friday,
October 15 at 10 a.m. in Leach Cemetery.

BLANCHE JEANETTE HOOKS, 69, of LaFollette, died Sunday, October 10 at the
LaFollette Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by; parents, Robert and Mamie Ausmus Brown.
Survivors include. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 13 in
Martin's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Braden officiating. Interment
followed in Carr-Lemarr Cemetery in Claiborne County.

OSCAR LAMBDIN, 80, of Speedwell, died Tuesday, October 12 at the University
of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a retired coal miner. He was
preceded in death by; wife, Laura Lambdin; parents Evan and Mary Ellen Mink
Lambdin. Fiends will be received Wednesday, October 13 from 6 until 8 p.m. at
Roach Mortuary. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday), October 14 at
Roach Mortuary with Rev. Jack Welch officiating. Interment will follow in
Woodlawn Cemetery.

RUBY MASSEY, 86, of Morley, died Saturday, October 9 at the LaFollette
Medical Center.
She was preceded in death by; husband, Wade Massey. Funeral services were
held Tuesday, October 12 at Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James
Bolton and Rev. Harold Tye officiating. Interment followed in the Odd Fellow
Cemetery.

DOROTHY MCCULLAH, 82, of LaFollette, died Friday, October 8 at Jellico
Community Hospital. She was preceded in death by; husband, James McCullah.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 11 at Stanfield Church of God with
Rev. Delmus Bruce and Rev. Carlo Bruce officiating. Interment followed in
Melvin Cemetery. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

THELMA GAYLOR MCNIEL, 69, of LaFollette, died Tuesday, October 5 at
University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. She was preceded in
death by; parents, Charlie and Dessie Gaylor. Survivors include; husband, Joe
McNeil. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 7 at Walters Funeral
Home Chapel with Rev. David Hicks officiating. Interment followed Friday,
October 8 in Bakers Forge Cemetery.

CHARLES EDWARD ORICK, 71, of Caryville, died Saturday, October 9 at
University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a retired coal
miner. He was preceded in death by; parents, Lawrence and Icie Orick;.
Survivors include; wife, Shirley Goad Orick. Funeral services were held
Tuesday, October 12 at Ivey Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Joby
Byrge and Rev. Virgil Tackett officiating. Interment followed in Campbell
Memorial Gardens. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of
arrangements.

AMOS RICHARDSON, 77, of LaFollette, died Wednesday, October 6 at the
LaFollette Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by; parents, John D. and Della Willis Richardson.
Survivors include; wife, Marie Richardson. Funeral services were held Friday,
October 8 in Martin's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Heatherly and Rev.
Don Whited officiating. Interment followed in Gross Cemetery.

CHARLIE M. SLUSHER, 91, of Jacksboro, died Thursday, October 7 at the Lake
City Health Care Center.
He was preceded in death by; parents, James and Mary Jane Rice Slusher.
Survivors include; wife, Sudie Slusher.
Funeral services were held Friday, October 8 at Martin's Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Pat Ayers and Rev. Conda Pile officiating. Interment followed
Saturday, October 9 in Campbell Memorial Gardens.

JACK WILLIAMS, 58, of Duff, died Sunday, October 3 at his home. He is
preceded in death by; parents, Ike and Ellen Brock Williams. Survivors
include; wife, Agnes Dilbeck. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 6
at the Friendship Community Church with Rev. Andrew Ayers and Pat Ayers
officiating. Interment will follow in the Davis Cemetery. Walters Funeral
Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.



From The Knoxville News Sentinel 16 Oct 1999

LESTER JAMES EDWARD, age 66 of Cliffside Dr. LaFollette passed away Thursday
morning, October 14, 1999 at the LaFollette Medical Center. James was a
member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church, a member of the Moscow, Ohio Masonic
Lodge #122 F & AM, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving during the Korean
Conflict and was the owner & operator of Precision Tool Sales and Machining
in Jacksboro. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Andrew Michael Lees;
mother, Nellie Mae Price Lester; and father, William Henry Lester. He is
survived by his wife, Ruby Lee Rutherford Lester of Lafollette; son, Steven
Edward Lester of Caryvillle; daughter & son in law, Pamela Annette and Gary
Lees also of Caryville; brothers, Bill Lester of Knoxville, Stanley Lester of
LaFollette, and Don Lester of Jacksboro; sisters Anna Lee Norman of Indiana,
Oralene Roark of Oklahoma and Faye Wright of Caryville; and a host of other
relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 8:00 p.m. Saturday, October
16, 1999 in the Chapel of Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Arnold
officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday before
funeral services. Entombment will be in the family's private cemetery. Martin
Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

STILTNER, HAROLD LEE "HARRY", age 51 a resident of Clinton, passed away
Friday, October 15, 1999 at his home. Mr. Stiltner was preceded in death by
his mother Ona Mae Stiltner, and by two brothers, Jerry Stiltner and Douglas
Stiltner. Survivors: wife, Evangeline "Vangie" Stiltner of Clinton; son, Kyle
Stiltner of Clinton; father, Edward Stiltner of Oliver Springs; brothers,
Edward Stiltner and wife Debbie of Lenoir City, Barry Stiltner and wife, Pat
of Clinton, Clarence Stiltner of Houma, Louisiana, Jimmy Stiltner and wife,
Ginny of Clinton; sister, Kristine Humphrey and husband Bob of Gallatin;
Harry is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mr. Stiltner was a self
employed gunsmith. Harry was well known throughout all of East Tennessee as a
very knowledgeable and extremely talented gunsmith. He was a outdoorsman who
enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is a native of Grundy, Virginia having lived
in Houma, Louisiana for 15 years. He has lived in Clinton since 1992. Funeral
services will be held Sunday, October 17, at 8:00 p.m., in the chapel of
Sharp Funeral Home, with Pastor Daniel Mayes officiating. Friends may call
Sunday, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial
and graveside services will be held Monday, October 18, at 1:00 p.m., at Oak
Ridge Memorial Park. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.



10/7/99 Huntsville Times (AL)
 

Mildred R. Bolton
ATHENS - Mildred R. Bolton of 16121 Brownsferry Road died today at her home. Limestone Chapel Funeral Home will announce funeral arrangements.



Michael E. Clanton
BOAZ - Michael Edward Clanton, 41, of 862 Coosa Road died Tuesday in Boaz. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Carr Funeral Home in Boaz.
Burial will be in Walls Chapel Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn H. Clanton; one stepdaughter, Christy W. Nation of Boaz; parents, Edward and Iona Clanton of Boaz; three sisters, Pam Clanton, Cindy Gaylor and Carolyn Ogle, all of Boaz; and a special friend, Ronnie Potter.


Clifford Coggin
ATHENS - Cifford Coggin, 74, of 1211 West Market St. died Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Aaron Johnson and the Rev. Joe Teal officiating.
Mr. Coggin was a coach and teacher and played professional baseball for the Boston Red Sox. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Athens and the University of Southern Mississippi Football Hall of Fame and was a Navy World War II veteran. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Coggin.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi Coggin of Athens; four sons, Perry Coggin of Columbia, Miss., Gary Coggin of Vero Beach, Fla., Terry Coggin of Houston, Miss., and Randy Malone of Oxford, Miss.; one daughter, Shirley Stingfellow of Birmingham; and 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice or the church.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


Rickey D. Cribbs
TANNER - Rickey Dale Cribbs, 43, of 10420 Alabama 31 died Monday at his home. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. Danny McMullins officiating.
Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Survivors include one son, Brandon Dale Cribbs of Cullman; one daughter, Misty Nicole Cribbs of Cullman; his mother, Clara Cribbs of Athens; one brother, Lamon Cribbs of Athens; and two sisters, Sue Schrimsher and Charlotte Cottles, both of Athens.


Mary C. Gray
ELKMONT - Mary Catherine Gray, 79, of Upper Fort Hampton Road died Tuesday at an Athens hospital. The graveside service was today at 11 a.m. at Athens City Cemetery with Tim Anderson officiating.
McConnell Funeral Home was in charge of burial.
Mrs. Gray was a native of Huntsville, attended Clements Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Gray Sr.
Survivors include one son, George A. Gray Jr. of Englehard, N.C.; three daughters, Bess Soper of Bluffton, S.C., Carol Ann Jeffery and Becky Miller, both of Mobile; one brother, William Richard Hay of Huntsville; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Clements Baptist Church, 8690 U.S. 72, Athens, 35611.


Mary Harrison
BARTOW, Fla. - Mary Vera Gladney Harrison, 84, of 5420 Flood Court died Monday at a local nursing home. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at McConnell Funeral Home in Athens with Bill Sassar officiating.
Burial will be in Athens City Cemetery.
Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, James Cloyce Harrison; one son, Lavaughn Gladney of Five Points, Tenn.; one daughter, Lanita Dover of Bartow; two stepsons, Cecil Jackson and Royce Jackson, both of Bartow; five stepdaughters, Connie Cantrell of Lakeland, Fla., Barbara Chauncey, Hilda King, Jeanette Duke and Merlene Griner, all of Bartow; one sister, Rosella Roper of Auburndale, Fla.; and 10 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.


Jasper Hartline
IDER - Jasper ''Jack Hartline, 81, died Tuesday at a Fort Payne hospital. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Ider Church of God with the Rev. Benjamin Young and the Rev. Chester Nance officiating.
Burial will be in Fuller Cemetery with Kerby Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Hartline was a member of the Ider Church of God and a honorary member of the Ider Rescue Squad. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Ozell ''Tique Hartline; and one daughter, Flotilla Bedford.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Holcomb of Albertville; two sons, Eddie Hartline of Ider and Benny Hartline of Benson, Ariz.; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.


Leona H. Hobbs
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Leona Howard Hobbs, 98, died Monday. The funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Athens City Cemetery with Mike Davis officiating.
Limestone Chapel Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of burial.
Mr. Hobbs was formerly of Athens and was a member of Market Street Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Gladys Hodges of St. Petersburg and Dorothy Richter of Rogersville; and four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.


Ola M. Hughes
OWENS CROSS ROADS - Ola Mae Hughes, 64, died Wednesday at her home. The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at New Hope Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Charles Miller and the Rev. Mike Green officiating.
Burial will be in Moon Cemetery.
Mrs. Hughes was a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas D. Hughes of Owens Cross Roads; one daughter, Mary Beth Duncan of Owens Cross Roads; two sons, Dickie Rae Hughes and Tommie Dean Hughes, both of Owens Cross Roads; four sisters, Dorothy Barnett of New Hope, Margaret H. Glover of Owens Cross Roads, Marie Kearney of Huntsville and Ethel Rohromoser of Elizabeth, Tenn.; two brothers, Edward Honea and Ernest Honea Jr., both of New Hope; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.


Eula E. McDonald
Eula E. McDonald, 93, of Huntsville died Wednesday at a local hospital. The graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Dr. Dennis Wiles officiating.
Laughlin Service Funeral Home is in charge of burial.
Mrs. McDonald was a member of First Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Connie McDonald.
Survivors include one sister, Bula Milam of Huntsville; and three brothers, Thurman Baker of Huntsville, Charlie Baker of Gadsden and Lester Baker of Iuka, Miss.
Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to the church or a favorite charity.


Anne McVay
ANNANDALE, Va. - Anne Lee Cox McVay died Sept. 24. The memorial service will be Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. at St. Charles Anglican Church in Huntsville.
Everly-Colonial Funeral Home of Falls Church, Va., is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. McVay was formerly of Huntsville and a member of the church.
Survivors include her husband, Richard Paul McVay of Annandale; her mother, Mrs. Richard French Cox of Huntsville; one brother, Richard French Cox Jr. of Herndon, Va.; and one nephew.
Memorial donations may be made to the church.


Barbara Miller
BROWNSBORO - Barbara J. Mitchell Minor Miller, 62, died Sept. 23 in California. The funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Stephenson officiating.
Survivors include one son, Michael Minor of California; four daughters, Cathey Hernandez of California, Connie Wiles of Huntsville, Dana Bertin Helms of Ardmore, Ala., and Tina Minor of Athens; two stepsons, Tony Servin of California and Kevin Miller of Ohio; three sisters, Zilla Whitaker of Arab, Mary Lou Quinton of Georgia and Ruth Sharp of Maysville; one brother, Jerry Mitchell of Joppa; and 17 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Walter F. Miller Jr.
ATHENS - Walter Fred Miller Jr., 72, of 10684 Paradise Shores died Saturday at his home. There will be no funeral.
Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Miller retired from TVA.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Miller of Athens; four stepdaughters, Martha Culberson and Linda Clemons, both of Florence, Dana Baker of Athens and Kelley Goodman of Laceys Spring; one stepson, Wallace Ray Swaim of Athens; two sisters, Dorothy Knox and Alma Miller, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the National Wildlife Association in care of the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, 2700 Refuge Headquarters Road, Decatur, 35603.


Maggie Mountain
HENAGAR - Maggie Mountain, 86, died Tuesday. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at Kerby Funeral Home in Henagar with the Rev. C.L. Wilborn and the Rev. Winford Robinson officiating.
Burial was to be in New Home Cemetery in Rosalie.
Mrs. Mountain was a member of the Portersville Baptist Church in Portersville.
Survivors include her husband, Lake Mountain; one son, Jimmy Mountain of Pisgah; one brother, Marvin Robinson of Dalton, Ga.; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


David C. Moyers Jr.
FAYETTEVILLE, Tenn. - David C. Moyers Jr., 58, of 8 Shoreline Drive died Wednesday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at McCauley Funeral Home in Fayetteville, Tenn., with full military honors and the Rev. Jay Archer officiating.
Mr. Moyers was a native of Lincoln County and a retired Air Force chief master sergeant. He flew combat missions during the Vietnam War.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Moyers of Fayetteville; two sons, Tony Moyers of Atlanta and Keith Moyers of Brentwood, Tenn.; his parents, David C. and Adelaide Moyers of Fairview, Tenn.; one brother, Dan Moyers of Colterville, Calif.; one sister, Jane Harmening of Hazel Green; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.


Lillie M. Savage
STEVENSON - Lillie Mae Savage, 88, died Monday at a local hospital. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at the Rudder Funeral Home in Stevenson with Charles Cobb and the Rev. William Lankford officiating.
Burial will be in Stevenson Community Cemetery.
Mrs. Savage was a member of the Morning Star Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Savage.
Survivors include two stepdaughters, Clara Gordan and Amy Henry, both of Stevenson; two stepsons, Robert Savage and Charles Savage, both of Stevenson; two sisters, Ruthie Washington and Lucille Wellington, both of Stevenson; and 20 stepgrandchildren, 22 step great-grandchildren and four step great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was to be today from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.


Jordan G. Schrimsher
NEW HOPE - Jordan Greene Schrimsher, 65, died Tuesday at his home. The funeral was to be today at 2 p.m. at New Hope Funeral Home chapel with Bro. John D. Stapler officiating.
Burial will be in Hayden Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Mablene M. Schrimsher of New Hope; two daughters, JoAnn Campbell of Grant and Joyce Stapler of New Hope; one son, Martin Oliver Schrimsher of Grant; three sisters, Inez Martin, Nannie B. Smith and Ann Whitaker, all of New Hope; two brothers, James "Bud" Schrimsher and Erskine Schrimsher, both of New Hope; and nine grandchildren.


Bill G. Thompson
ALBERTVILLE - Bill Gene Thompson, 64, of 208-A Baltimore Ave. died Tuesday at his home. The funeral was today at 11 a.m. at Albertville Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery in Boaz.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Thompson; three daughters, Pam Gilmore of Guntersville, Joy Walker of Boaz and Carol Fielder of Georgia; one son, Darrell Edmondson of Missouri; one sister, Barbara Fanning of Indiana; three brothers, Shelton Thompson and Bobby Thompson, both of Huntsville, and Verbon Thompson of Boaz; and seven grandchildren.


Albert S. Turner
ATHENS - Albert Steve ''Tiny Turner, 43, of 22174 Ewell St. died Wednesday at his home. The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at McConnell Funeral Home with Larry Inman officiating.
Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery.
Mr. Turner was a native of Athens, a member of Fairview Baptist Church and attended East Limestone School and Tanner High School.
Survivors include one sister, Judy Head of Athens; three nephews, Kevin Head of Decatur, Rodney Head and Michael Head, both of Athens; and several aunts and uncles.


Kenneth L. Wilbourn
SOMERVILLE - Kenneth Lee Wilbourn, 22, died Tuesday at a Huntsville hospital. The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at New Hope Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Johnson officiating.
Burial will be in West Point Cemetery.
Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Shirley and Charles Leonard of Somerville; his father and stepmother, Wayne and Deborah Wilbourn of New Hope; one stepsister, Pam K. Smith of New Hope; one brother, Eugene Wilbourn of New Hope; one stepbrother, Tony Hillis of New Hope; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Olan Wilbourn of Laceys Spring, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wilbourn of Huntsville and Shirley F. Smith of Shelbyville; and stepgrandmother, Christine Wilbourn of Gurley.
Visitation will be today from 1 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.


From The Knoxville News Sentinel 18 Oct 1999

JOHNSON, RUBY G. age 86 of LaFollette passed away early Saturday morning,
October 16, 1999 at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of
Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and an avid supporter of Campbell county Senior
Citizens Club. Preceded in death by her husband Clifford Johnson, Sr.
Survivors: sons, Willis Wade Johnson and James E. Johnson both of LaFollette,
Clifford Johnson, Jr., Cincinnati, Ohio and Donald Ray Johnson, Raleigh, NC.;
daughters, Joan Loretta Johnson and Pamela Payne both of LaFollette, Melda
Babb and Iva Grace Wagner both of Cincinnati, Ohio; 83 grandchildren and
great grandchildren; brothers, C. B. Gray, Knoxville, David Gray,
Massachusetts; sisters, Deola McPierce, Dayton, Ohio, Betty Welch, Shawnee,
Tenn., Sonya R. Gray and Lois Davis both of LaFollette. Funeral service
Monday Oct. 18, 1999 at Cross Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Larry Russell
officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday Campbell Memorial Gardens. Family will
receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday prior to service. Arrangements by Cross
Funeral Home LaFollette.

McELROY, MARGARET BAYLESS 93 Oak Ridge, died at the NHC Health Care Center on
Sat., Oct. 16, 1999. A member of Colonial Heights Baptist Church, Kingsport.
A member of the Sullivan Co. Teacher's Association. Preceded in death by
husband, Jesse Raymond McElroy, April 25, 1996; daughter, Peggy Hurst, 1990.
Survivors include: daughter, Rosemary Johnson and husband, Noah, Oak Ridge;
sons, J. R. McElroy, Jr., and wife, Judy of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Rev. Don
McElroy and wife, Ann, Lebanon; 10 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held tonight (Monday), October 18, 1999 at 7 p.m. at
Weatherford Mortuary with Dr. Larry Dipboye, Rev. Thomas Job, and Rev. Don
McElroy officiating. Graveside service will be at Genwood Cemetery in Powell
on Tuesday, 10 a.m. The family will receive friends tonight 6-7 p.m. at
Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.

PRATER, TRUMAN LEONARD, age 75 of LaFollette passed away Friday, October 15,
1999 at Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. Mr. Prater was a Charter Member
of American Legion Post #58. He was also a salesman for Swan Bakery for over
30 years. Mr. Prater was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great
grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was
preceded in death by parents, Frank and Daisy Phillips Prater. He is survived
by wife, Nola Wilson Prater of LaFollette; sons, Kenneth Prater of Clinton,
and Robert Prater of Knoxville.; step sons, Jimmy Stokes of Ga., Dennis and
Coen Stokes of LaFollette; daughters Romona Kinnel of Ga., Lena Bailey of Elk
Valley, Donna Overton, and Lenora Prater of LaFollette; step daughters Connie
Baker and Josie Bagley of LaFollett; brothers, Charles Prater of Lafollette
and Clifford Roy Prater of Ohio; uncle Bedford Prater of LaFollette; 8
grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and
friends. Funeral services 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 1999 in the Chapel of
Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Arnett officiating. Interment will be
10:00 a.m. Monday in the Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2
till 4:00 Sunday October 17, 1999 at Martin Funeral Home. Martin Funeral Home
of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.



From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper, about 11/18/1923

Mrs. Townsend Dies at Her Residence
Samantha E. Townsend, 71, Passes Away Rather Suddenly
Mrs. Samantha E. Townsend, wife of Joshua Townsend died rather suddenly
at 5:30 'clock Monday morning at her residence 401 Euclid Avenue.  She
was aged 71 years, 9 months, and 13 days.  Though in poor health for
some time, Mrs. Townsend's death is a sudden and severe shock to her
many friends.  Her sad demise came just a little more than a week
following the death of her older sister, Mrs. Sarah North who passed
away last Saturday a week ago.
The deceased is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Frank Lytle
of Arcanum, Miss Hazel Townsend of New York City and three sisters Mrs.
Coleman Smith and Ruth Lecklider of Greenville and Julia Bolten of
Winona Lake, Indiana.
Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. C. W. Hoeffer at Woodington
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.  Interment in the Greenville Cemetery.



from an unknown Darke County, Ohio newspaper after 11/18/1923
Obituary - North
Mrs. Sarah North daughter of Coleman and Lydia Smith was born near
Castine, Darke County Ohio May 1 1844 and died at her late home 307 13th
St. Greenville, Ohio Nov. 11, 1923.  Aged 79 years, 6 months and 12
days.  She was one of eight children, two of whom preceded her to the
spirit world.  Those surviving her are, Mrs. Julia Bolten of Winona
Ind., Mrs. Jennie Smith, Coleman Smith, Mrs. Ruth Lecklider, Mrs.
Samantha Townsend (now deceased) married to Thomas North, Jan. 17 all of
Greenville, Ohio.  She was 1861.  Seven children was the result of this
union.  Five of whom together with her husband preceded her in death.
The two children who survive her are, Mrs. Smith O'Brien and Otto A.
North both of Greenville, Ohio.  Mother North spent the whole of her
life in Darke County with the exception of a few years when she lived on
the Indiana side of the state line near Union City.  She united with the
Desciple Church at Concord 50 years ago.  Though the Church organization
disbanded years ago at that place, yet mother North remained trueto her
faith and died in the hope of a better world.  She was a true wife and
mother, and a good kind neighbor and friend, and her place in the home
will be sadly missed.  She leaves to mourn her departure, one daughter,
one son, four sisters, one brother, three grand children, four great
grand children and manf other relatives and friends.  The funeral
services were held from her late home 307 13th St. Wednesday Nov. 14 at
3 P.M.  Sermon by Rev. C.W. Heoffer of Palestine.  The body was buried
in the Greenville Cemetery.

from an unknown Darke County, Ohio newspaper before 11/14/1923
Aged Widow Dies Monday
Mrs. Sarah North, 79, Passes Away At Her Residence.
Mrs. Sarah North, died at her residence, 307 13th Street Monday morning
at 4:50 o'clock.  The deceased was a widow and 79 years, 6 months and 11
days old at death.
She is survived by one son O.A. North of Greenville and one daughter,
Mrs. Lydia O'Brien of Greenville, four sisters, Mrs. Julia Bolton of
Winona Lake, Ind., Sintha Thompson, Ruth A. Lecklider, and Jennie E.
Smith all of Greenville, and one brother Coleman Smith of Greenville
also survive the deceased.
Funeral will be Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the house by Rev. C.W.
Hoeffer.  Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery.



The Daily News Tribune, Friday, Dec. 31, 1926
Mrs. J. S. Boltin Passed Away Early Today
Well Known Former Resident of This City Died at Greenville Hospital With
Pneumonia at 6:40 O'Clock This Morning.  Visiting Sister Here Over
Holidays.
Mrs. Juliette Smith Boltin, aged former resident of Greenville died at
6:40 o'clock this morning at the hospital in this city with pneumonia.
Mrs. Boltin, whose late home was at Wiona Lake, Indiana was visiting
over the Christmas season with her sister Mrs. Ruth Lecklider at 407
Wayne Avenue, when she was stricken seriously ill.  The deceased woman
was 84 years, 3 months and 13 days of age.
She leaves to mourn their great loss, four daughters, Dora, Lois,
Florence, and Mabel, two sisters, Mrs. Lecklider of this city and Miss
Jeanett Smith and one brother Coleman Smith.
Services will be held Monday morning at 10 o'clock at Mrs. Lecklider's
home with Rev. Etter officiating.  Internment in the Beamsville
cemetery.

Greenville Daily Advocate, Friday, Dec. 31, 1926
Pneumonia is Fatal to Aged Visitor
Mrs. Julia Smith Boltin of Winona Lake, Ind., Who Came Here to Visit
Relatives Two Months Ago, Passes Away Friday Morning After a Week's
Illness.
Mrs. Julia Smith Boltin, 86, a former resident of this city, died Friday
morning at 6:40 at the Greenville hospital, after an illness of a week,
from pneumonia.
Mrs. Boltin, whose home is in Winona Lake, Ind., came here two months
ago for a visit with her sister Mrs. Ruth Lecklider, 407 Euclid Ave. and
her illness followed.
The deceased lady was born in Darke county, and spent her early life
here in this vicinity.  She is survived by four daughters, Dana, Lois,
Florence and Mabel, two sisters, Mrs. Lecklider and Miss Jennie Smith,
and a brother, Coleman Smith, all of Greenville.
Funeral services at the home of Mrs. Lecklider Monday morning at 10
o'clock, Rev. Etter, officiating.  Burial in the Greenville cemetery.



From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper after 7/8/1923
Joshua Pelina Townsand, was born near Abbottsville, Darke Co, Ohio, May 26,
1850, and died in the Greenville Hospital July 6th 1923.  Aged 73 yrs. 1
month and 10 days.  He was one of two children and is survived by the
brother Jonathon of Twin Bridge Montana.  He was married to Samantha
Smith over fifty years ago: five children were the result of this union
one of whom preceded Father in death almost fifty years ago.  Those who
survive him are Mrs. Otie Lytle, of Arcanum Enas, of Weavers Station,
Melvin, of Richmond Ind. and Miss Hazel of New York City.
After his marriage, they located on a farm one mile east of Woodington,
where he remained up to the time of his death.  His parents were
Pioneers of Darke Co. and were widely and well known in an early day
throughout the county.  Mr. Townsand had a limb broken ten weeks be for
his death from which his fatal illness resulted.  He was very patient
during his sickness and said he was ready to go and from the first said,
he could not recover.
He was a kind husband, an indulgent father, and an obliging Neighbor and
so far as known he hadn't an enemy in the world.  He leaves an aged wife
Two daughters, Two sons, one brother, two grandchildren and many other
relatives and friends to mourn his departure.
The funeral services were held at the Christian Church in Woodington
Sunday July 8th at one o'clock.  Sermon by Rev. C.W. Heoffer, of
Palestine.  The body was buried in the Greenville Cemetery.


From an unknown Darke Co., Ohio newspaper about 7/13/1909
Old Soldier Resident Dies
Attack of La Grippe Last Winter Finally Produces Results Causing Death
of Thomas J. North,  the Well Known Teamster - Son Hurries From
California
From Wednesdays Morning News
Thomas J. North, aged 74 years, died at his home on Thirteenth street,
Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, after an illness of several months.  In
February he was taken sick with la grippe and never recovered from the
attack.  He got better, but a week ago he was taken to his bed and
continued to grow worse until relieved by death.  The deceased was born
in the northern part of Ohio, and has been a resident of Greenville for
over 40 years, and was one of the best known teamsters in the county,
for many years being a regular employe of the city, his specialty being
the operation of the street scraper.
He is survived by the widow and three children - Mrs. Smith O'Brien and
Ottis North of Greenville - and W.E. North of San Diego, Cal.
He was a soldier in the civil war, having served in the 42d O.V.I. and
61st O.V.I., a period of four years.  He was a member of Jobes Post
G.A.R., which order will have charge of the funeral.
Funeral arrangements are being held up pending the arrival of the
California son, who is on his way to this city.

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