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Mary Elizabeth Flora
Died: 07/22/1998
Mary Elizabeth Flora age 92, of Newport, died Monday at the Baptist Convalescent Center of Cocke County.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newport.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Steve, Linda, Brian, and Brad Davidson, of Newport, and Katherine and J. Castro Smith, of Dandridge.
The funeral service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jim Lindsay officiating.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Union Cemetery.
Family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.

Mary Ella Reneau
Died: 07/22/1998
Miss Mary Ella Reneau, age 79, of Dandridge (Swannsylvania Community), passed away at 4:40 p.m. Monday, July 20, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City following an extended illness. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newport and was preceded in death by her parents, John and Hattie Hall Reneau.
Miss Reneau was a retired employee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, serving as secretary and was a member of the Samuel Doak Chapter of the National Society of the D.A.R.
Survivors include her sister, Mrs. Virginia Reneau Price, of Seven Springs, North Carolina; aunt, Miss Ella Hall, of Dandridge; and several cousins.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, July 23, in the Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Mike Brooks officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday prior to services at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 162 E. Meeting Street, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725.

James Conley Smith
Died: 07/22/1998
James Conley “Snuffy” Smith, age 72, of White Pine, passed away at 4 a.m. Monday morning, July 20, at the Mountain Home Veterans Administration Medical Center in Johnson City following a lingering illness.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dandridge, the Brazelton Lodge #190 F and AM where he was past master, the Martha Dandridge Chapter #438 Order of the Eastern Star where he was past patron, the Dandridge Lions Club, and the Scottish Rite Bodies and Kerbela Shrine Temple in Knoxville.
Mr. Smith was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army and was a member of the VFW Post #3380 in Dandridge.
Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his parents, Judson and Theresa Byrd Smith, his brothers, Carl Smith and J.P. Smith, a half sister, Kathleen Derrick, and a precious grandson, Brandon Byrd.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Jo Ann Williams Smith of the home; step-children, Kathy Parker, of Knoxville, Micki Reynolds, of White Pine, and Jeff Berry, of Dandridge; grandchildren, Jamie Parker, Trey Parker, Jordan Reynolds, Brandon Berry, and Erin Beason; sister and brother-in-law, Jo Ann and J.B. Etherton, of Dandridge; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Virginia Holbert, of Marietta, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday morning, July 23, from the sanctuary of the First Baptist Church in Dandridge with Dr. Robert McCray and Rev. John Crabtree officiating. Interment to follow in the Dandridge Memorial Gardens with Military Honors being given by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard along with Masonic Rites being presented by the Brazelton Lodge #190.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, July 22, at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 162 E. Meeting Street, Dandridge, Tennessee 37725.

Alice Marie Dawson
Died: 07/24/1998
Alice Marie Dawson, 75, passed away Thursday, July 9.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Dawson.
Survivors include her children, Karen Dawson Theiss, Debbie Dawson Ybarra, Bob Dawson, Bill Dawson, and Butch Dawson; grandchildren, Heather and Chandra Theiss, Michelle, Billy, Kimmy, Dawn, Rosie, Steve, and Robert Dawson; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorathy Smith and husband J.D. "Dimple" White and husband, Bill, and Eloise Brooks; numerous nieces and nephews.
The memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 3330 Point Pleasant Road, in Point Pleasant with Rev. Billy Bush officiating.
Earthman Funeral Directors in charge.

Elbert William Ottinger
Died: 07/24/1998
Elbert William (Bill) Ottinger, 57, of White Pine, passed away Wednesday evening at the Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in White Pine. Bill had retired from the Jefferson County School System.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawson and Cressie Gregg Ottinger.
Survivors include his wife, Lou Lane Ottinger, of White Pine; children, Kristie Ottinger and Julie and her husband, Jeff Holdway, all of White Pine; grandchildren, Josh Holdway and Dylan Ottinger, both of White Pine; sisters, Willie Kate and her husband, Roy Messer, and Flossie Vick, all of Newport, Pearl Caldwell, of Greeneville, Mary Ruth Cody, of White Pine, and Rosa Lee and her husband, John Okie, of Jacksonville, FL; brothers Tom and his wife, Molly Ottinger, Gene and his wife, Helen Ottinger, Carl and his wife, Marie Ottinger, and Robert Ottinger, all of Newport, and James and his wife, Faye Ottinger, of Strawberry Plains; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Paul Lamb officiating. Interment will be in the Resthaven Memorial Garden.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home in charge.

Lelia S. Powell
Died: 07/24/1998
Lelia S. Powell, 80, of Monroe, MI, died July 22, in Foundation Park Care Center, in Toledo, Ohio.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, in the Earle Little Funeral Home, Bacarella Chapel, in Monroe, MI. Burial was in Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, MI.
She was born June 18, 1918 in Newport, to Jacob A. and Lou (Wright) Smelcer. She married William R. Powell, September 6, 1941 in Monroe. She was employed by Detroit Edison Co. as a supervisor. She had been a past member of First Baptist Church, Monroe. Survivors include her son, Jerry C. Powell, Monroe, MI; two granddaughters; and one great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William, May 23, 1968; four brothers; and five sisters.
Memorials to Alzheimers Association.
Earle Little Funeral Home Bacarella Chapel, Inc. in charge.

Mary Kyle Willis
Died: 07/24/1998
Mary Kyle Willis, 97, born on Christmas day in 1900, passed away Thursday at the Baptist Convalescent Center following a lengthy illness.
Mary was a charter member of the Fellowship Presbyterian Church. Mary came to Newport as a Western Union telegraph operator after which she was manager of the draft board in Newport. After her retirement, she was a volunteer at the convalescent center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. (Bud) Willis.
She is survived by a niece who cared for her, Mrs. Dorothy Simpson, of Rogersville and several other nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Union Cemetery with Pastor Jim Loftis and other church members officiating.
The family will receive friends from 9:00-10:00 a.m. prior to the service at the Brown Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations made to the Fellowship Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 574, Newport, TN 37822.
Brown Funeral Home in charge.

Roy Metcalf
Died: 07/27/1998
Roy Metcalf, 87, of Newport, died Sunday following a long illness.
He was a member of Lowe’s Chapel Baptist Church; a charter member of the Newport Rescue Squad; and was retired from the Tennessee Dept. of Transportation after 20 years of service.
He is survived by his daughters, Arlene Davis, Newport, and Louise Reaves of Greeneville; son, Bill Metcalf of Thomasville, North Carolina; brothers, Vernon Metcalf of Florida, Marve Metcalf of Vineland, New Jersey, and Lewis Metcalf of Manassas, Virginia; sisters, Frances Roberts of Michigan and Lorena James of Newport; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Arthur Renfro officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Metcalf Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the funeral.
Members of the Newport Rescue Squad will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Estell Lee Phillips
Died: 07/27/1998
Estell Lee Phillips, 72, of Chuckey, died Saturday morning, July 25, at Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a construction foreman.
He was a life member of Moose Lodge #586 in DeKalb, Illinois, and was elected Moose of the Year in 1991. He was a life member of V.F.W. Post #1990 and was also a member of the Greeneville Moose Lodge.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served on the aircraft carrier Chenango.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Wesley Phillips; a brother, Joseph Franklin Phillips; and a nephew, William Ray Phillips.
Survivors: wife of 28 years, Betty Belle (Aiken) Phillips; mother, Mary (Brown) Babb of Greeneville; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Jesse Parton of Parrottsville; two stepdaughters and their husbands, Dorothy and Larry Swalheim of Stoughton, Wisconsin, and Charlene and John Allen Sexton of DeKalb, Illinois; three grandchildren, Anna Johns of Phoenix, Arizona, Angela Johns of DeKalb, Illinois, and Jason and Anea Sampson of DeKalb, Illinois; seven stepgrandchildren, Kelly Swalheim, Becky Swalheim Schwendinger and Joshua, David Dearth, Dana Gjermo, Chasity Howe, Crystal Sexton, and Heather Sexton; three great-grandchildren, Jeremy Johns-Lloyd and Jacob and Angela Sampson; four step-great-grandchildren, Dessity and Jacob Howe, Ashley Gjermo, and Markeese Gee; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Kenneth Phillips of Knoxville, Hartsell and Charlsie Phillips of Greeneville, and Everette and Velma Phillips of Greeneville; five sisters, Valdena Aldridge, Wilma Harmon, Winnie Lou Doyle, and Barbara Broyles, all of Greeneville, and Katheryn Myers of DeKalb, Illinois; several nieces and nephews, and special friend, Jim Britton.
The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kiser Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clarence Gammill officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery on Snapp Ferry Road, Afton.
V.F.W. Post #1990 will conduct a military graveside service. The body will remain at Kiser Funeral Home throughout the services. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Kiser Funeral Home. Active pallbearers: Kyle Sauceman, Larry Swalheim, Woodrow Gentry, Jim Britton, Hack Britton, Jeremy Johns-Lloyd, John Allen Sexton, and Phil Effler. Honorary pallbearers: Ray Tucker, Roy Harris, Ken Bowers, Jason Sampson, Kenneth Black, and V.F.W. Post #1990.
Kiser Funeral Home in charge.

Mary Bible Woody
Died: 07/27/1998
Mary Bible Woody, 86, of Newport, died Saturday afternoon at the Baptist Convalescent Center after a lengthy illness.
She was a member of the West End Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern Woody; infant son, Dewey Woody; sons, Leroy and Lonnie Woody; brothers, Earl and Estes Bible; and sisters, Victoria Teague and Myrtle Barrett.
She is survived by daughters, Ruby Allen, Sevierville, and Shirley Holder of Knoxville; sons, Lester Woody of Morristown, Lewis Woody of Strongsville, Ohio, and Wiley Woody of Newport; sister, Martha Thompson of South Carolina; brothers, Burl, Allen and Andrew Bible of South Carolina; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. James Suggs and the Rev. Norman Jones officiating. Interment will be in the Clark Deep Gap Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ricky Lynn Cogburn
Died: 07/29/1998
Ricky Lynn Cogburn, of Nashville, died suddenly in Nashville on Sunday, July 26.
He was employed by the Ramada Inn as a night auditor.
He is survived by a son, Travis Eugene Cogburn, of Newport; daughter, Stephanie Cogburn, of Newport; special friend, Freda Carter, of Sevierville; and several aunts and uncles.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gene Gorrell officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Vaughtie Lee Poe
Died: 07/29/1998
Vaughtie Lee Poe, 90, of Newport, died Tuesday evening.
She was a member of the Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Poe; sons, Tom and Bill Poe; and brothers, John and George Webb.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Bert Jr. and June Poe of Long Island, New York, and J.M. and Betty Poe of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie and Bill Burnett of Parrottsville; sister, Cleates Funk of Franklin, North Carolina; also nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Thursday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dr. David Green and the Rev. Robert Walker officiating.
Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service.
Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Union Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home is charge.

Billy Don Rogers
Died: 07/29/1998
Billy Don Rogers, 57, of Morristown, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital on July 28.
He was instrumental in the development of the Hamblen County Recreational Football Association and has a football field named in his honor at Frank Lorino Park.
He was also inducted in the Morristown Parks and Recreation Department Hall of Fame.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Pearl Rogers; and brothers, Clellan and Clarence Rogers.
Survivors include: wife, Barbara Rogers of Morristown; sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Karen Rogers of Mohawk, Gary and Lisa Rogers of Whitesburg, and Bill and Dawn Rogers of Morristown; sister, JoAnn Dickerson of Morristown; grandchildren, Luke, Katie, Ashli, and Lance; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Mayes Mortuary with Revs. George Johnson and Ross Woody officiating. Interment will be in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.
Mayes Mortuary, Morristown, is in charge of arrangements.

Harry J. Smith
Died: 07/29/1998
Harry J. Smith, 60, of Hammonton, New Jersey, died Tuesday morning at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born in Hartford, the son of the late Benjamin and Allie Raines Smith. He had resided in Hammonton, New Jersey, for the past 14 years.
He had been employed as the maintenance supervisor at the Ramada Inn of Hammonton, New Jersey, for 14 years.
Mr. Smith was a veteran of the United States Navy and was well known as an artist in the Hammonton, New Jersey, area, being an avid painter.
Surviving are one brother, Bruce Smith, of Newport; three sisters, Rhoda Travaline and Beverly Bailey of Bridgeton, New Jersey, and Laura McCullough of Pittsgrove, New Jersey; and a companion, Paulette Lloyd of Hammonton, New Jersey.
Funeral services will be held on Friday evening at 9 p.m. at the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway #77, Bridgeton, New Jersey.
Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call on Friday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. prior to the services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions in Mr. Smith’s memory be made to Trinity Hospice, 150 Ninth Avenue, Runnemede, NJ 08078.
Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton, New Jersey.

Billy Joe Renner
Died: 07/31/1998
Billy Joe Renner, 61, of Mosheim, (Glenwood Community), died late Wednesday evening at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Kingsport.
He retired in 1985 from American Enka after 27 years of service. He was also a farmer.
He was a long-time member of Jackson’s Chapel F.W.B. Church, where he served as deacon.
He was known as a loving husband, father, grandfather and neighbor by family and friends.
He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was the son of the late Robert and Cecil Davis Renner and was preceded in death by two infant sisters.
Survivors: wife of 38 years, Naoma Knight Renner; one daughter, Deedie Renner of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Patsy Renner of Greeneville; two granddaughters, Kassie Marie Pitts and Tracie Renee Renner; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charlie and Laura Renner of Greeneville and Fred and Madge Renner of Del Rio; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Ora Mae Hensley of Knoxville, Leoda and Sylvester McCoy of Greeneville, Mary Gammon of Greeneville, and Shirley Brooks of Parrottsville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Buford and Noletta Knight of Greeneville and Charles and Christine Knight of Mosheim; mother-in-law, Katherine Knight of Midway; aunt, Mettie Lafollette of Parrottsville; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Jackson’s Chapel F.W.B. Church, with Rev. Van Johnson, Rev. Donnie Bible and Rev. Paul Ragon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers: Fowler Combs, Bart Morrell, John R. Davis, Avery Kirk, Eddie Hartman, Mack Mitchell, Anthony Knight, and Donald Ray Inscore. Honorary pallbearers: Men of Jackson’s Chapel F.W.B. Church.
The body will remain at Kiser Funeral Home until time to be taken to the church thirty minutes preceding the services.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Kiser Funeral Home.
Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville in charge of arrangements.

Ann Hance
Died: 08/05/1998
Ann Hance, 80, of Dandridge, (Chestnut Hill Community), passed away at 4 p.m. Monday, August 3, 1998, at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee at Knoxville, following an extended illness.
She was a member of the Hills Union United Methodist Church and was a retired employee of Bush Bros. & Co. of Chestnut Hill after 40 years of service.
She was preceded in death by parents, Robert P. and Grace T. Hance.
Survivors: sisters and brother-in-law, Mary Kate Thornton and Inez Dockery, both of Dandridge, Robbye and Ed Wilson of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Pauline Bishop of Oak Ridge; 11 nieces and nephews, and several great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Wednesday at Farrar’s Dandridge chapel with Rev. John Clark and Rev. Lisa Stone officiating. Interment graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Hills Union Cemetery.
Family will receive friends Wednesday evening 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. prior to services.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church, c/o Geraldine George, 1451 Ponderosa Drive, Dandridge, TN, or Hills Union Cemetery, c/o Lorene Hance, 1503 Sandy Ridge Rd., Dandridge, TN.
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge in charge of arrangements.

Pearl Lemons Sisk
Died: 08/05/1998
Pearl Lemons Sisk, 92, of Newport, died Monday morning at Baptist Convalescent Center.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newport and a retired employee of Parks-Belk after more than 30 years of employment.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Roy Sisk; son, Maurice Sanford Sisk; daughter, Rowena Brooks; grandson, Mike Brooks; and half-brothers, Charlie and George Lemons.
She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Vilas Rogers of Morristown, and Betty and J.D. Miller and Jane and Newell (Hop) Byrd, all of Newport; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Gladys Sisk of Nashville and Kenneth and Shirley Sisk of Newport; special granddaughter and her husband, Janice and Calvin Norton of Newport; sister, Eula Mae Ramsey of Wyandotte, Michigan; half-sister, Lucy Ball of Dandridge; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jim Lindsey officiating. Burial was 10 a.m. Wednesday in Union Cemetery with Mr. Ralph Smith officiating.
The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral. Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Wardrep
Died: 08/07/1998
Robert Wardrep, 61, of Greeneville, died Wednesday, August 5, at Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a farmer and a member of Gethsemane United Methodist Church.
He was the son of the late William Robert and Julia Fanning Wardrep.
Survivors: two brothers and one sister-in-law, Blaine and Suzette Wardrep of Newport, and Richard Wardrep of Greeneville; two nephews, Link Wardrep and his wife, Sarah, of Greeneville, and Chad Wardrep of Morristown; three nieces, Julia and her husband, Blake Beason, of Newport, Shiela Wardrep of Greeneville, and Kimberly Diane Wardrep of Greeneville; and great-nephew, Jared Wardrep.
The funeral will be 8 p.m. Friday at Kiser Funeral Chapel with Rev. Clyde E. Ricker officiating. Burial will be 12 noon Saturday in Gethsemane Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be cousins and friends.
The body will remain at Kiser Funeral Home throughout the services. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday preceding the services.
Family and friends are asked to meet at Kiser Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery.
Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, is in charge of arrangements.

Alma Fay Blazer
Died: 08/10/1998
Alma Fay Blazer, 91, of Parrottsville, died Saturday morning, August 8, at home.
Mrs. Blazer was born August 30, 1906.
She was Parrottsville’s oldest resident.
She was a member of Parrottsville United Methodist Church and a member of the Newport Chapter 461 O.E.S.
She was preceded in death by parents, Lula Wright Barger and Cam and Bernice Barger; and her husband, Luke Blazer.
Survivors: daughter, Emma Jean Fowler of Parrottsville; sister, Jane Barger Dawson of Bybee; and granddaughter, Carolyn Sue Fowler, of Oak Ridge. Additional survivors include her niece, Karen D. Zwingman; nephews, Jesse, Donald, Ronald and Tommy Dawson; special grand-nephew, Burnette Harper; special friends, Danese Marshall, Eileen Ottinger, and Evelyn Trentham; and several other friends and relatives.
The funeral will be 8 p.m. Monday evening, August 10, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Charles W. Davis and Rev. Roy Van Miller officiating.
The family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Memorial Gardens for the 10 a.m. interment service.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday evening and will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday evening at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ted Campbell
Died: 08/10/1998
Ted Campbell, 68, of Dandridge, died Friday evening, August 7, at St. Mary’s Hospital of Knoxville.
He was preceded in death by parents, George and Lotha Barnes Campbell.
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Lester and Marcella Campbell of Sevierville; grandchildren, Misty Tippit, Stephanie McMahan and Ciara Campbell, all of Sevierville; and great-granddaughter, Megan Tippit of Sevierville.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday, August 10, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Ransom Hall officiating. Burial will be in the Dandridge Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Sunday evening at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Clifford Carrell
Died: 08/10/1998
Charles Clifford Carrell, 84, of Newport, died Sunday evening at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
He was a member of the English Creek Baptist Church and a retired employee of Rhyne Lumber Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward C. and Clara Melissa Baxter Carrell; brother, James Clyde "Peanut" Carrell; sister, Uila Carrell; and sisters-in-law, Betty Carrell and Helen Cooper.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred Cooper Carrell of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Ila Ruth and Earl Edmonds of Newport; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Chris and Christy Edmonds of Newport and Jeff and Rachael Edmonds of Raleigh, North Carolina; brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl E. and Marie Carrell of Alcoa, Arnie Carrell and Hollis "Frosty" and Jean Carrell of Newport; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruth C. Holt, G. Hugh (Hootie) Holt of Alcoa, John Cooper of Newport, and Anna Roe Carrell of Newport; and special friends, Herman Hall, James Bryant, and Floyd Belcher.
Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Monday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steve Smith and the Rev. M.L. White officiating.
Family will receive friends Monday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. prior to the service.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Union Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Reford Padgett
Died: 08/10/1998
Reford Padgett, 59, of Bybee, died Friday at his home.
He was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Lula Padgett; brothers, Jimmy Lee and Billy Joe Padgett; sister, Lorene Lingo; and nephew, Jason Stepp.
He is survived by his sisters, Merle Dawson and Mrs. Bobby Joe (Mary) Stepp of Bybee; brother-in-law, Johnny Lingo of Greeneville; and nieces and nephews, Terry and Judy Dawson, Chris and Lori Padgett, Linda Sneed, Brad and Travis Dawson, and Alishia Faith Sneed of Bybee, Mike Padgett of Talbott, Eric Scott and Kim Stepp, Adam Padgett of Morristown, Coleen and Sherman Ball and Brooke Ball of Newport, and Joey Keith Stepp.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Sherman Ball, the Rev. Billy Ball and the Rev. Jeff Stepp officiating. Interment was in the Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home was in charge.

Andrew Gene Wilde
Died: 08/10/1998
Andrew Gene Wilde, 80, of Oak Ridge, died Friday, August 7, at the Methodist Medical Center.
He was born May 5, 1918, in Newport to parents, Ernest and Swanie Brooks Wilde. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy.
He was retired from Union Carbide Corp./K25.
He was a member of Central Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Lee Spencer, on January 16, 1998.
Survived by: wife of 58 years, Alma O’Dell Wilde of Oak Ridge; sons, Jerry Wilde of Newport and Stephen Wilde and wife, Jane Moore, of Knoxville; daughters, Diane L. Wilde of Nashville and Robin Wilde Spencer of Oak Ridge; brothers, Stanley Wilde and Wendell Wilde, both of Newport; sisters, Fern W. Strange of Morristown and Faye W. Ratcliff of Newport; seven grandchildren, Nathan, Matthew and Kristi Wilde of Newport, Johnnie Lee Wilde and Kenneth Wilde of Knoxville, and Melissa Spencer, a student at TN Tech, and Natalie Spencer of Oak Ridge; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Sunday, August 9, at 3 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. David McPherson officiating. Burial was in Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were the men from Mr. Wilde’s Sunday school class.
Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Central Baptist Church, 130 Providence Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The family received friends prior to the funeral service from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary.
Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge, was in charge.

Emily Adams Crowe
Died: 08/17/1998
Emily Adams Crowe, 94, of Newport, died Saturday evening at her home.
She was a faithful member of the English Mountain Christian Church and a member of the women’s group. She was also a member of the Newport Garden Club; an avid gardener; a member of the Women Christian Temperance Union and the Craft Club; a Gold Star Mother; and an honorary alumnus of the Johnson Bible College.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Crowe; son, Kenneth Crowe; and sisters and brothers, Ada Fitzgerald, Rose Ford, Mae Almany, Kate Hall, and Ed and Roy Adams.
She is survived by her son, Carl L. "Bud" Crowe of Newport; sisters, Mildred Zimmerman of Fordtown and Arbelle Chandler of Johnson City; special nieces, Pat Moyer of Waldorf, Maryland, and Anna Lou Almany of Newport; special friends, Marilyn Carr, Arlene Hightower, and Ailene Gray of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the English Mountain Christian Church with Rick Carr officiating. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Interment will be in Union Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Monday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the English Mountain Christian Church.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

John Wanye Harris
Died: 08/17/1998
Newport resident John Wayne Harris, 39, died Friday, August 14, at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
He was born on August 12, 1959, in Newport.
He was the son of Clura Harris and the late Elmer Harris of Newport.
He was a member of the Centerview Freewill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Estee Harris.
He is survived by his mother, Clura Styles Harris of Newport; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and JoAnn Harris of Newport; one sister and brother-in-law, Betsy and Harry Shultz of Tazewell; grandmother, Rittie Costner of Newport; and nieces and nephews, Shernena and Dwayne Huskey of Newport, Lorelei and Vince Hoskins, Marissa Shultz, Olivia Hoskins, and Alaina Hoskins, all of Tazewell, and Mariah Huskey of Newport.
The family received friends Saturday, August 15, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Funeral service was conducted at Brown Funeral Home Chapel at 8 p.m. Saturday. The graveside service was conducted at 10 a.m. Sunday, August 16, at the Catons Grove Church Cemetery. Rev. Carl Bryan officiated.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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