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Glen Blanchard
Died: 05/25/1999
Glen Blanchard Jr., age 70, of Del Rio, died at his home Monday, May 24.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lagonda Blanchard and his brother, Jack Blanchard.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Jackie Blanchard, of Del Rio and Clinton and Grace Blanchard, of Del Rio; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Creed McMahan, of Del Rio; brothers, Samuel Blanchard, of Del Rio and Gene Blanchard, of MI; grandchildren, Josh and Cody Blanchard, both of Del Rio; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday night at Manes Funeral Home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Suggs and Rev. Mike Elkins ofÞciating, with burial in Union Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Edwin George Fox
Died: 05/25/1999
Edwin George Fox, 70, passed away Sunday morning at his home following a lengthy illness.
Edwin was a veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Mae Francis Fox, of Dandridge; children, Jeffery and his wife, Christie Fox, of Marshall, NC, Janet Smith, of Dandridge, and Jaynene and her husband, Jeff Loudin, of Huntsville, ALA; sister, Betty Sue and her husband, June Lane, of Dandridge; grandchildren, Jamie Fox, of Dandridge, Jordon Fox and Casey Jones, of Marshall, NC, Stephanie Smith, of Dandridge, Steven Smith, of Sevierville, Savannah, Nathaniel, James, and Drew Loudin, all of Huntsville, ALA; in-laws, John and his wife, Jeanette Francis, of Newport and Mary and her husband, John A. Norwood, of Newport; and his extended family, Ronny and Kay, of Dandridge, and their sons, Chad and Todd Coleman.
The family received friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. J.D. Sisk ofÞciating. Interment in the France Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Cecil Eugene Jackson
Died: 05/25/1999
Cecil Eugene Jackson, age 84, of Strongsville, Ohio, born January 22, 1915, died May 21, 1999 in Strongsville, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his sons: James and Tony Curtis Jackson; Brothers: Ray, Chester, U.L., and Solin Jackson; Sisters: Evelyn Breeden and Gladys Strange.
He is survived by his wife, Edith E. Jackson, of Strongsville, Ohio; Daughters: Jean Davis of Leesburg, Virginia, Edna Bragg of Strongsville, Ohio, Lola Rivera of Cleveland, Ohio, Margaret Tastle of ShefÞeld, Ohio, Linda Gill of Cleveland, Ohio, Carol Topping of Louisville, Kentucky, Teresa L. Jackson of Strongsville, Ohio; and his son: Roger A. Jackson of Strongsville, Ohio; his sister: Marie Stuart; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m., May 24, 1999 at Waite & Son Funeral Home Chapel in Brunswick, Ohio.
Waite & Son Funeral Home of Brunswick, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.

Athen Lee
Died: 05/25/1999
Athen Lee, age 67, of Morristown, died at her home Monday, May 24.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Joan Gall.
She is survived by her husband, Joe E. Lee Jr., of Morristown; son and daughter-in-law, James and Cynthia Lee, of Morristown; daughter and son-in-law, Jody and Thomas Futrzynski, of Strongsville, Ohio; brother and sister-in-law, James and Earlina, of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Thomas Grasser, of Broadview Hights, Ohio; sister, Frankie Stancato, of Broadview Hights, Ohio; and grandchildren, Jamie, Jennie, and Jody Futrzynski.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday evening at Manes Funeral Home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Ramsey and Dr. David Green ofÞciating, with burial in Union Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8710 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 or Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice Inc., 222 Heritage Blvd., Newport, TN 37821.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Margaret L. Rines
Died: 05/25/1999
Ms. Margaret L. Rines, age 84, of Morristown, passed away Sunday morning, May 23, at Lakeway Regional Medical Center in Morristown following a long illness.
She attended the Morristown Baptist Tabernacle and was the daughter of the late Emmett and Ida Lou Lane Rines.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, William E. “W.E.” and Lenora Rines, of Newport; granddaughter, Twyla Sheree Ivens, of Seymour; two great-grandchildren, Chloe and Madason; sister, Mrs. Rachel Sartain, of Morristown; brothers, Curtis Rines, of White Pine and Elcaney Rines, of Greenville, South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday evening prior to the services at Farrar Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Monday evening, May 24, from Farrar’s White Pine Chapel with Reverend Ralph BenÞeld ofÞciating. Graveside services and interment were at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 25, in White Pine Cemetery.
Farrar Funeral Home in White Pine is in charge.

Tilman R. Williams
Died: 05/25/1999
Tilman R. Williams Jr., 70, of White Pine, died Monday evening, May 24, at Mariner Health of Newport.
He was a former employee of Bob Smith Furniture Company and was of the Church of God faith. He was a member of the Newport VFW, Post 2372.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tilman R. Williams, Sr. and Lucy Henry Williams; brothers, Franklin, Thomas, and Leroy Williams; and sisters, Juanita Moss and Reba Pettus.
He is survived by his sisters, Hazel Keller, of White Pine and Wanda Worex, of Newport; sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Cecil Askew, of Parrotts-ville; brothers, Doolie Henry, of Dandridge and James Williams, of White Pine; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel with Rev. Billy Dean Shelton ofÞciating. Interment will be in the Edwards Chapel Church Cemetery/White Pine Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by the Disabled American Veterans L/CPL Charles C. Roberts Chapter 102.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge.

Lofty C. Adams
Died: 05/26/1999
Lofty C. Adams, age 83, of Newport and formerly of Gray, died Tuesday morning, May 25, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County after an extended illness.
Mr. Adams was born in Scott County, VA and had lived in Gray since 1954. He was retired from Holston Defense Corporation after 28 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew H. and Mary Rhoton Adams and twelve brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his sons, James Adams, of Del Rio, and Lewis Adams and Frank Adams, both of Gray; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sister, Geneva Kindle, of Kingsport; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Oak Hill Funeral Home, Kingsport.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Thursday in the Oak Hill Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Gamble, Rev. Ronald Adams, and Rev. Wrightly Salling officiating. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Oak Hill Funeral Home, Kingsport, is in charge.

Dorothy Deanie Mae Blanchard
Died: 05/26/1999
Dorothy (Deanie Mae) Blanchard, age 59, of White Pine, passed away Tuesday, May 25, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of White Pine and was a retired employee of the American Enka Corporation.
Daughter of the late Eulis and Nannie Ward Reed and also preceded in death by brother, Eulis Reed Jr. and sister, Verta Elizabeth Reed.
Survived by daughter, Susan Blanchard, of the home; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Paula Blanchard, of White Pine, Ronnie and Tammy Blanchard, of Morristown, and son, Doug Blanchard, of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, April Hawk, Ashley Blanchard, Jordie Blanchard, Blaine Blanchard, Jessie Shropshire, Grant Shropshire, and Wesley Shropshire; former husband, Charles W. Blanchard, of White Pine; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Barbara Reed, sister, Gail Sinard and sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Bill Ellis, all of White Pine; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Farrar Funeral Home of White Pine 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of White Pine with Rev. Kenneth Richey ofÞciating. Interment in White Pine Cemetery.
Farrars of White Pine is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie Williams Moore
Died: 05/26/1999
Bessie J. Williams Moore, age 90, of Dandridge (Sandy Ridge Community) passed away Wednesday morning, May 26, at the Jefferson County Nursing Home.
Bessie was born, July 9, 1908, and was a life-long resident of Jefferson County. She was a homemaker and a member of the New Beginnings Church of God.
Preceded in death by her husband, Hyram B. Moore; sister, Lillian Lane; and brothers, David J. Williams, Sam T. Williams, and Jess Williams.
Survivors are: brothers, James L. “Joker” Williams, John A. Williams, Charles F. and wife, Inez Williams, and Will Jr. and wife, Geneva Williams and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening 6 to 8 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.
Funeral services will be Thursday evening 8 p.m. at the Dandridge Chapel of Farrar Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Hensley ofÞciating. Interment graveside services, Friday at 11 a.m. at Hills Union Methodist Cemetery.
Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, is in charge.

Alton W. Connatser
Died: 06/05/1999
Alton W. Connatser, 85, of Maryville, passed away Saturday morning, June 5, at the home of his daughter in Cosby.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by parents, O.W. and Florence Mize Connatser.
Survivors: daughter, Sandra Gale Connatser of Cosby; grandchildren, Tami Morrow of Texas, Stacey Strain of Arkansas, and Tonia Royse of Cosby; great-grandchildren, Sandra Gail II, Jesse Setzer, and Zachary Howard; brothers, Fred Connatser of Maryland, Roy Connatser of Louisville, and Ernest Connatser of Maryville; sister, Ola Mae Self of Louisville; stepbrothers, Paul Connatser of Greenback, Owen Connatser of Florida, and Lemuel Connatser of Georgia; stepsisters, Una Faye Connatser of Maryville, Rubye Connatser of Virginia, and Laura Anne Connatser of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will meet at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Sevier County at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, for graveside service and interment. Rev. Robert Green of Cosby will ofÞciate.
Friends called at their convenience from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday and again from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home in Maryville.
Miller Funeral Home, Maryville, is in charge.

Gorden David Hogan
Died: 06/05/1999
Gorden David Hogan, 72, of Newport, died Saturday after a short illness.
He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hunley and DafÞe Hogan; son, Phillip Hogan; and sister, Thelma Hogan Smith.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Ben and Marilyn Hogan and Bob and Teketa Hogan; brother, Ivan Hogan, all of Newport; grandchildren, Josh Hogan of South Bend, Indiana, Jolie Hogan of Dandridge, and Andy and Ethen Hogan of Newport; step-grandchildren, Patty Hall of Millville, New Jersey, Ted Samples, Hagerstown, Maryland, and Leslie Samples of Newport; six step-grandchildren; and special friends, Ruby Etherton and Evelyn Hogan of Newport.
Funeral service was held on Monday at 8 p.m. at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Lowery ofÞciating. Interment was in the Ball Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home was in charge.

Marjorie W Thornton
Died: 06/05/1999
Marjorie W. Thornton, 72, of Parrottsville, died Thursday, June 3, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital.
She was a retired employee of Morristown-Hamblen Hospital.
She was a member of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church and a member of the East Tennessee Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.
She was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Hazel Williamson; sister, Joyce McGaha; and brothers, Robert Williamson Jr. and Conard Williamson.
Survivors: husband, C. Baxter Thornton of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Emma Lee Balch of Parrottsville; stepson, Bartley Thornton of Newport; stepdaughter, Bonnie Thornton of Newport; sisters, Frances Cooper, Barbara Heatherly and Carolyn Snapp of Newport; brothers, Jack Williamson and Donnie L. Williamson of Newport; granddaughter, Julie Balch of Parrottsville; stepgrandchildren, Amy Click, Scott Thornton and Brandi Burgess, all of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 4, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
The funeral will be Saturday, June 5, at 11 a.m., at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Claude Villemaire ofÞciating. Entombment at Resthaven Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
In lieu of þowers, memorials may be made to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church or the East Tennessee Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., 5612 Kingston Pike, Suite 5, Knoxville, TN 37919-6301.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Geraldine Holt Anderson
Died: 06/06/1999
Geraldine Faye Holt Anderson, 83, of Sweetwater, passed away Sunday, June 6, at Sweetwater Hospital after a lengthy illness.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sweetwater.
She was preceded in death by husband, Charles Anderson; and granddaughter, Kimberly Lynn Anderson.
Survived by: son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Patricia Anderson; grandson and wife, John and Mary Anderson; great-grandson, John Brady Anderson; and special friend, Beulah Vaughn, all of Sweetwater.
The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, with the funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. in Kyker’s Chapel with Rev. Julian Walton and Rev. Don Edwards ofÞciating.
Family and friends will meet at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Newport for a 12 noon graveside service and interment.
Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, is in charge.

Denver F. Baxter
Died: 06/09/1999
Denver F. Baxter, 80, passed away Wednesday morning at his home in Cosby following a lengthy illness.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Morristown.
Denver was a WWII naval pilot hero.
He was very active in the community since retiring in Cosby.
He had been afÞliated with the Cosby Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
He was a major inþuence in establishing the 911 system in Cocke County.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Baxter, of Cosby; children, Denver Baxter Jr. of Woodstock, Georgia, and Anne Baxter of Plantation Key, Florida; stepchildren, Monarae Partin of Cosby and Chris Ryan and his wife, Rebecca, of Mt. Home, Idaho; brothers, Delmar and his wife, Uvila Baxter of Orlando, Florida, Tracy Baxter of Knoxville, and James and his wife, Dorothy Baxter, of Franklin; grandchildren, Ryan, Alissa and Matt Warlick, all of Cosby, and Brittany Ryan of Mt. Home, Idaho; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Danny Georges ofÞciating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday prior to the service at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Betty Lane Freshour
Died: 06/09/1999
Betty L. Lane Freshour, 68, of Newport, died Monday at the Fort Sanders Medical Center.
She is survived by her daughters, Vivian Lane and Regina Grooms; sons, J.R. Lane, Warren Ruble Lane, Jimmy Lane, and Chuck Freshour, all of Newport; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Hardison officiating. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Arine Hartsell
Died: 06/09/1999
Arine Hartsell, 66, of Del Rio, died Sunday morning at her home.
She is survived by her daughters, Inez Hartsell of Del Rio and Diane Seymour of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; sister, Elizabeth Caldwell of Del Rio; brothers, R.C. Ellison of Cosby, L.D. Ellison of Del Rio, and June Ellison of Del Rio; also two grandchildren, Angela Pierce of Del Rio and Travis Seymour of Ohio.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William Winters and Rev. Wayne Haney officiating. Burial will be in the Sand Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Manes Funeral Home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Ronald R. Jennings
Died: 06/09/1999
Ronald R. Jennings, 44, of Morristown, passed away Saturday, June 5, at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee in Knoxville.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Guy Jennings; and a brother, Gary Jennings.
Survivors include: wife, Shirley Jennings of Morristown; mother, Norma Spencer of Morristown; children, Rodney Brooks of Morristown, Jim Brooks of Talbott, and Tina McDaniel of Morristown; sisters, Glenda Carpenter of Morristown, Sandra Jennings of Morristown, and Mary Ann Hensley of Greeneville; Þve grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and one great-niece.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, at Mayes Mortuary, with Rev. Terry Bunch ofÞciating. Interment will follow at Hamblen Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday evening at the mortuary.
Mayes Mortuary, Morristown, is in charge of arrangements.

Randy Lee McKinney
Died: 06/09/1999
Randy Lee McKinney, 30, of Newport, died June 9 at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
He was a landscaper with Total Lawn Care.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Susie McKinney.
Survivors: wife, Dianne Miles McKinney of the home; sisters, Crystal Grooms of Newport and Marie Beasley of Bowling Green, Virginia; brothers, Ben E. McKinney of Bowling Green, Virginia, and James E. McKinney of Newport; grandmother, Tina Solomon of White Pine; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was provided by Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Roger Williams Meeden
Died: 06/09/1999
Roger Williams Meeden, 56, who retired in April from Bell Atlantic where he worked as a Þeld services engineer, died suddenly from complications on June 2 in Newport.
He had recently moved to the State of Tennessee from Silver Spring, Maryland. Mr. Meeden was building his retirement home in Bybee.
Mr. Meeden had worked for the phone company for over 30 years. He began his career with the phone company in the marketing department in Wheeling, West Virginia, and transferred to the staff headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, in 1986.
He was a native of Haverhill, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Alderson-Broaddus College in Phillipi, West Virginia.
Mr. Meeden’s volunteer activities have included work with YoungLife, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Baltimore & DC Blues Societies, Potomac Arms Collectors Association, and the Isaac Walton League. His interests included music, canoeing, and Civil War history. He was a member of National Presbyterian Church.
His father, Dr. Clifford C. Meeden, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Meeden of Silver Spring, Maryland; two children, Michelle Meeden of Olney, Maryland, and Miles Meeden of Baltimore, Maryland; his mother, Vivian Meeden of Groveland, Massachusetts; his two sisters, Ruth Sundberg of Oakley, Utah, and Rachel Wallace of Sudbury, Massachusetts; and his brother, Ron Meeden of Weare, New Hampshire. He had several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Collins Funeral Home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Friends and family will be received at the funeral home on Thursday, June 10, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The funeral service will be Friday, June 11, at 10 a.m., at National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Capital Chapter, 1400 Eye Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 or The Baltimore Blues Society, Post OfÞce Box 26250, Baltimore, Maryland 21210.

Homer C. Shelton
Died: 06/09/1999
Homer C. Shelton, age 73, of Cosby, died Friday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.
He was of the Baptist Faith.
He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a life member of the L/CPL Charles Roberts DAV Chapter #102.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Shelton; and brothers, Mark, Paul and Orville Shelton.
He is survived by his sisters, Margaret Stewart, of Denton, North Carolina, Jessie Cutshaw, of Andrew, North Carolina, and Josephine Clark Bucks of Ocean City, Maryland; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Sunday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ransom Hall ofÞciating.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday prior to the service.
Interment will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Waynesville, North Carolina.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Louise T. Snyder
Died: 06/09/1999
Louise T. Snyder, age 76, of Newport, died Friday after a brief illness.
She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Tabernacle and former owner and operator of T&S Sales in Newport.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore R. (Ted) Snyder.
She is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Wyonia and Dewayne Hicks, of Morristown, and Susie Elizabeth and Steve Coward, of Grifton, North Carolina; sisters, Helen R. Jones, of Jonestown, North Carolina, and Phebia Honeycutt, of Clinton, North Carolina; grandchildren, Cheryl Wade, of Ayden, North Carolina, Sammy Coward, of Grifton, North Carolina, and Kayla and Ryne Hicks, of Morristown; great-grandchildren, Brittany and Tiffany Wade, of Ayden, North Carolina.
Funeral service will be held at noon on Monday at the Calvary Baptist Tabernacle with the Rev. Larry Wells, Rev. D.H. Swafford, Rev. J. Harold Smith, and Rev. Roy Goodson ofÞciating. The body will lie in state from 11:30 until noon prior to the funeral at the church.
Family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday evening at Manes Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles G. Williams
Died: 06/11/1999
Charles G. Williams, 63, of Newport, died Thursday, June 10, at UT Hospital in Knoxville, as a result of injuries received from an earlier automobile accident.
He was retired from Detroit Gasket.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Williams and Lettie Williams Hatcher.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Allen Williams, Newport; daughter, Tracy Williams, Newport; sons, Wendell Williams, Dandridge, and Kendall Williams, Newport; grandsons, Chad Williams, Newport, and Dusty and Matthew Williams, Dandridge; special friend, Tammy HatÞeld of Knoxville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bessie and Albert Talley of White Pine, Evelyn Hannah of Jefferson City, and Wanda and Jim Tipton of Jefferson City; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert Jr. and Katherine Williams of Dandridge and Raymond and Hazel Williams of White Pine; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Manes Funeral Home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Manes Funeral Home. Burial will be in Allen’s Cemetery.
In lieu of þowers, memorials may be made to Swannsylvania Baptist Church Building Fund.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Jeffery Lee Sisk
Died: 06/12/1999
Jeffery Lee Sisk, 29, of Newport, died Saturday, June 12, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Willie and Minnie Sisk.
He is survived by his mother, Frankie Yates of Parrottsville; brothers, Robert Glen Sisk, David Lynn Sisk, and Drury Whitlock Jr., all of Newport; grandmother, Eloise Jenkins of Newport; aunts, Nora Dando of Florida, Ruth Brewer of Sevierville, and Susie Owens of Newport; uncles, J.D. Thomas, Mark Thomas, Frank Jenkins Jr., and James E., James L., Tom, and Forest Sisk, all of Newport; niece, Haley Whitlock of Newport; and several cousins.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of God in Jesus Name in Edwina with the Rev. Jimmy Morrow and Allen Williams officiating.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Dale Orr
Died: 06/13/1999
Dale Orr, 73, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, June 13, at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville.
He was born in Brevard, North Carolina, on November 17, 1925.
Mr. Orr was a 1943 graduate of Brevard High School and was awarded a bachelor of science degree from the University of Tennessee in 1956 and an honorary MBA from the University of Cincinnati in 1996.
A veteran of WWII, Mr. Orr served as a Navy airman in the PaciÞc Theatre and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
He was the retired owner and president of Production Tooling, Inc.
Mr. Orr was a loyal member, deacon, and prior Sunday school teacher of McCalla Avenue Baptist Church and Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vonley and Ellen Allison Orr.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Martha Lynn Williams Orr; daughter and son-in-law, Toni Ellen Orr Hurst and Dr. Timothy Hurst of Newport; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Gordon Orr and Tammy Hall Orr of Redding, Connecticut, and Jerome Kelvin Orr and Amy Sboray Orr of Wilmington, North Carolina; and grandchildren, Matthew Wade Byrum Orr, Martha LeeAnn Orr, Molly Sue Hurst, Harrison Edward Orr, Elizabeth Ashley Orr, Amanda Lynn Hurst, Samuel Walker Orr, and Logan Robert Orr.
Also surviving are: sister and brother-in-law, LaVonne Orr Israel and Ray Israel of Penrose, North Carolina; and aunts, Dorothy Allison Batson and Flora Allison Picklesimer.
Funeral will be 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church with Dr. Wayne Nicholson officiating. The deacons of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church, along with the Frank Russell Sunday School Class, shall serve as honorary pallbearers.
Graveside service will be held at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Little River Cemetery, Penrose, North Carolina, where the family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Thursday.
In lieu of þowers, the family requests memorials be given to the Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church Building Fund and Little River Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church.
McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel F. Dockery
Died: 06/15/1999
Hazel F. Dockery, 88, of Del Rio, died Sunday at the home of her daughter in Gray.
She left no material wealth but to her family and all who knew her, she left a legacy of loving and an example in simple living. Her great love was her faith in God and her family. Her personal wants were few but she always wanted the best for others. The money she had, she gave away, happy in the thought she brought pleasure to others.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde; one daughter, Clara; and a son, Gordon.
She is survived by her sons, Haskell Dockery of Del Rio and Herbert Dockery of Newport; daughters, Beatrice Norwood of Del Rio, Donnie Sue Vance of Gray, and Margaret Blaha of LitchÞeld, Minnesota; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Murr and Rev. David Caughran ofÞciating. Interment will be in the Clark Cemetery at Deep Gap.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Orlola Funk
Died: 06/15/1999
Orlola (Bucky) Funk, 79, of Carrboro, North Carolina, formerly of Morristown, passed away Saturday, June 12, peacefully at her home.
Mrs. Funk proudly served as a captain in the Army Nurses Corp during World War II and the Korean Conþict.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald A. Funk; parents, Clay and Ethel Buckner; and sisters, Azalia Comfort and Aradia Overholt.
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Koren Funk of Carrboro, North Carolina; sister and brother, Lerneda Buckner and H.D. Buckner of Knoxville; nieces, Anne Chandler of Knoxville, Alison Buckner, M.D., of Baltimore, Maryland, and Roberta Leichty of Evansville, Indiana; nephew, Dooley Buckner of Knoxville; and many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Mayes Mortuary with Richard Goodman ofÞciating. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery in Newport.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
Mayes Mortuary, Morristown, is in charge of the arrangements.

Geraldine Byrd Patterson
Died: 06/15/1999
Geraldine “Judy” Byrd Patterson, 54, of Newport, died Sunday morning in an automobile accident.
She was preceded in death by her father, Asier Byrd.
She is survived by her mother, Georgia Byrd of Sevierville; brother, Harold Byrd of Newport; sisters, Lucy Layman and Fern McCoig of Sevierville, Helen Denton of Jefferson City, and Audrey Shropshire of Dandridge; special friend, Jimmy Johnson of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Chapel, with burial in the BurchÞeld Memorial Cemetery.
The family received friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Walter C. Nicoles
Died: 06/30/1999
Walter C. Nichols, 525 Margrave Street, Harriman, born April 16, 1932, gently slipped away home, June 28, 1999.
He was preceded in death by infant brother, Carl; his father, Sam; brother, Sam, Jr.; mother, Mary Lee; stepfather, Luther Clevenger; mother-in-law, Julia Bryant; and brother, James.
Loved by all, he was father, teacher, pastor, and beloved friend.
He is survived by loving wife, Algia and her siblings, William Bryant, of Muncie, Indiana, Alice Cook, of Friendsville, and Franklin Bryant, of Rockwood.
Surviving children include Ken, Harriman, Keith, Tullahoma, and Danny and Mary Nichols, both of Knoxville, and two beloved daughters-in-law, Carmen and Shelia; grandchildren include, Kerrie Smith, Freemont, California, Walter Kenneth (Bo) Nichols I, Harriman, Kristy Oran, Kingston, Justin Nichols, Berea College, Kentucky, Shane Chuvalas, Cabrini College, Pennsylvania, Shelli Nichols, Loudon, formerly of Oakdale, and Emily Nichols, of Knoxville; and one great-grandchild, Shelbie Taylor Oran, daughter of Sam and Kristy Oran, of Kingston.
Former moderator of the Hiwassee Primitive Baptist Association and Founding Father of Faith Primitive Baptist Church, his strength in the Þnal days.
Countless others will mourn the temporary interruption of his fellowship we have experienced, until we join him in the presence of the Prince of Peace, our blessed Lord, and Savior Jesus Christ.
The family will receive friends at the Davis Funeral Home in Harriman, from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, July 1.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Rockwood. Interment at New Hope Cemetery. The body will lie in state prior to the funeral.
Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, is in charge.

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