Miscellaneous Cocke County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Margaret M. Valentine
Died: 08/17/1998
Margaret M. Valentine, of Newport, passed away Thursday night at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, William (Bill) and Linda Valentine of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Clay James of Newport; brothers, James and Isaac Valentine of Newport, Charles Valentine of Greenville, South Carolina, J.W. Valentine of Cosby, and Jodi Jenkins of Cosby; sisters, Vera Bible of Newport and Pauline Webb of Cleveland, Ohio; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and a host of special friends.
Funeral service was held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Haney officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Manes Funeral Home was in charge.

John Hannon
Died: 08/19/1998
"Big John" Hannon, 62, of Newport, passed away Monday, August 17.
He attended Edgemont Church of God and served as Cocke County Recreation director for over 20 years.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Beatrice Leahigh; and a son, Lloyd Hance Jr.
Survivors: his wife, Lillian Hance Hannon; daughters, Ruby Jo Sharp, White Pine, and Carol Perry, Pigeon Forge; sons, John Lynn Hannon Jr., Dandridge, Tony Hannon, Newport, Mike Hance, Morristown, Scotty Hance, Newport, and Charles Hance, Newport; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; niece, Sherry Butler; and a special friend, David Wines.
The funeral service will be 8 p.m. Thursday at Brown Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Wright and Rev. Roy Van Miller officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Friday at Union Cemetery in Newport.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Brown Funeral Home in Newport.
Brown Funeral Home, Newport, and Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, are in charge.

Maudella Hartsell Stinnett
Died: 08/19/1998
Maudella Hartsell Stinnett, 80, of Newport, died suddenly Monday at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County following a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her children, James A. (Sprigs), J.L. and Charolette Nan Stinnett; brother, Ben Hartsell; and sister, Roe Gypsie Hartsell.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and James Barnes of Cosby, Jodi and John Kutney of Dandridge, Chris (Mothers Chrissie) Fine of Newport, Glennie and Vernon Teague of Newport, and Judy and Bobby Gowan of Dandridge; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Judy Stinnett of Newport; sisters, Elizabeth Crumbley of Newport, Ruby Eslinger of Newport, Betty Dunn of Newport, Dorothy Hickey of White Pine, and Mary Edith Lindsey of Newport; brother, Ernie Hartsell of Newport; special granddaughters, Tammy Fine Marshall of Newport and Teresa Baxter Mason of Newport; special grandson-in-law, Paul Marshall; 17 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her special little pet, Chrissie.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Doug Jacobs, Jerry Raines, and Jerry Epley officiating. Interment will follow the services in the Union Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Manes Funeral Home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Kyle Millington
Died: 08/21/1998
Kyle Millington, the infant son of Amy Millington of Cosby, died Tuesday morning, August 18, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
In addition to his mother, Kyle is survived by his grandparents, George and Sheila Millington of Cosby; and several other relatives and friends.
A graveside funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 20, at Stokelys Chapel Cemetery, with Pastor Rick Carr officiating. Interment was in Stokelys Chapel Cemetery.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Rufus M (Joe) Thornton
Died: 08/21/1998
Rufus M. (Joe) Thornton Jr., 68, died Wednesday, August 19, at his home in Kilgore, Texas.
He retired as a TG/SG from the U.S.A.F. after 21 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rufus M. Thornton; mother, Mae Thornton; brother, Elbert Thornton; and sister, Margaret Knight.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Thornton of the home; children, Kathleen Hagedon, Garland, Texas, Barbara Thornton, Garland, Texas, Vivian Crocker, Arlington, Texas, Joey Goin Thornton, Arlington, Texas, Stephanie Jevas, Deer Park, Texas, Denise Fussell, Plano, Texas, and Christopher Jevas, New York, New York; sisters, Maudella Johnson, Lilburn, Georgia, Betty Day, Melbourne, Florida, Pat Wise and Jean Hall of Newport, and Wanda Penny, Oak Ridge; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The body is being returned to Newport for burial.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Memorial Gardens with full military honors provided by the Shaw Air Force Base Honor Guard. The Rev. Ed Hardison will officiate at the service.
Manes Funeral Home, Newport, is in charge.

Swan Everette Davis
Died: 08/24/1998
Swan Everette Davis, 73, of Newport, passed away at his home on Thursday evening, August 20.
Swan was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and a farmer in the Edwina Community.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hardy Davis.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Davis, of Newport; children: daughters, Mary Sue Davis, Nancy Davis, and Sally Ann and her husband, Otis Price; sons, Everette and his wife, Molly Davis, and Rosco and his wife, Bobbie Davis, all of Newport; mother, Oda H. Davis of Gastonia, North Carolina; sisters, Ethyl Banks, Chestnut Hill, and Margaret Layel, Ellen Baker, and Willie Messer, all of Gastonia, North Carolina; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Burl Roberts, of Newport.
The family received friends on Saturday, August 22, at Brown Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 23, at Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Fred Cagle officiating. Interment was in the Davis Family Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home was in charge.

Doyle E Smith
Died: 08/24/1998
Doyle E. Smith, 77, of Del Rio, passed away Saturday morning, August 22, at the Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee.
Doyle was a member of Maple Grove Ebenezer Baptist Church.
He was a farmer and a truck driver.
He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Hattie Smith; sisters, Beckie Raines and Bertie Turner; and brothers, Rickman Smith, Robert Smith, Manual Smith, and Virgie Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Maude Clements Smith of Del Rio; son, David, and his wife, Judy Smith of Atlanta, Georgia; sister, Pearl Norwood; brother, Newton, and his wife, Lena Smith, all of Del Rio; and three grandchildren, Adam Smith of New Orleans, James Stoneback of Atlanta, Georgia, and Christine, and husband, John Brown, of Nashville.
The family received friends Sunday, August 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.
The service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wayne Haney officiating. Interment will be at the Smith Family Cemetery in Del Rio.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Jay N. Davis
Died: 08/26/1998
Jay N.. Davis, 74, of Labadie, Missouri, formerly of Vineland, New Jersey, and Dandridge, died Saturday at his home. He had been in failing health for several years.
Mr. Davis was born in Hartford and was the son of the late John Davis and Nola Ford Smith. He had lived in Labadie, Missouri, for the past five years and prior to that had resided in Vineland, New Jersey, and Dandridge.
Prior to his retirement, due to poor health, he had been employed as an operator with Owens Illinois Glass Co. in Bridgeton, New Jersey.
He was preceded in death by a son, James G. Davis.
Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Kruedelbach, Ocean City, New Jersey, and Ginger Gambaro, Labadie, Missouri; three sons, John R. Davis, Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania, Charles D. Davis, Salisbury, Maryland, and Robert J. Davis, Sea Isle City, New Jersey; and seven grandchildren.
Rev. Paul D. Sprouse will conduct graveside funeral services at Centerton Free Will Baptist Cemetery, Pittsgrove Township, New Jersey, on Friday morning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the services. There will be no public viewing.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to American Lung Association of New Jersey, 1600 Route 22 East, Union, New Jersey 07083.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Padgett Funeral Home, Bridgeton, New Jersey.

Billy Bruce Gray
Died: 08/26/1998
Billy Bruce Gray, of Newport, died Wednesday morning at the Fort Sanders Park West Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Manes Funeral Home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

George S. Holt
Died: 08/26/1998
George S. Holt, 70, of Salisbury, North Carolina, died Sunday, August 23, at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 27, 1928, in Newport. He received his education in Newport.
His occupation was in sales and service of vacuum cleaners.
He attended Gospel Light Baptist Church in Salisbury, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jonas and Dona Gray Holt; and a son, Jerry Holt.
Survivors: his wife, Brenda Mathis Holt; son, Jimmy Holt, Tennessee; a number of nieces and nephews; brother, Jonas Holt, Atlanta, Georgia; and siter, Josephine Lovell, Newport.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gospel Light Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Bankson officiating. Burial will be in Rowan Memorial Park, Salisbury, North Carolina.
The family received friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, China Grove, North Carolina.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rowan County, 118 E. Council Street, Salisbury, North Carolina 28144.
Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home, China Grove, North Carolina, is in charge.

Frances Leone Smith
Died: 08/26/1998
Frances Leone Smith, 91, passed away surrounded by her family at her home in Del Rio, Tuesday afternoon, August 25.
Leone was the daughter of Mary Caroline Bible and Art Smith. She was born and raised in Cocke County. She married Arthur Edwin Smith and lived at Max Patch, North Carolina, before moving to Del Rio. She was a life-long member of the Del Rio First Church of God.
Leone had four brothers, Euel Smith, Doyle L. Smith, Floyd Smith and Arthur B. Smith, and five sisters, Ruby Smith, Iva Freeman, Louie Turner, Loiree Collins, and Bureda Finchum. Her brothers-in-law were Carl Smith, Floyd Smith, Fred Smith, and Roy Smith. Leone had two children, Frances Marie Smith and Ernest Lloyd Smith. Her daughter-in-law is Evelyn Smith and sons-in-law were Jack Clark and Glen Ellison. Leoneís husband, Arthur; daughter, Marie; siblings, Euel, Floyd, and Ruby; brothers-in-law, Carl, Floyd, Fred and Roy; and sons-in-law, Jack and Glen, preceded her.
Leone was known lovingly as "Mamaw" to eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren are: Marty Clark, Debbie Shell, David Smith, Glenda Gregg, Darryl Smith, Emma Lee Smith, Karen Ellison, and Lauren Ellison. Her great-grandchildren are Garrett Shell, Anissa Gregg, Deven Smith, Jayma Clark, Megan Smith, Mallory Clark, and Gabriel Shell. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 28, at 1 p.m., at the Del Rio First Church of God with the Reverend Robert Ashley officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 27, at Manes Funeral Home from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. She will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Del Rio First Church of God or the Marie Ellison Memorial Library.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Helen E Angello
Died: 08/30/1998
Helen E. Angello, 51, of Butler, Pennsylvania, formerly of Newport, died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday, August 30, at University Drive V.A. Medical Center, Oakland, Pgh., after a cancer illness.
Born December 7, 1946, in Butler, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Alexander Negley and Genevieve Nixon Rearick Negley.
She was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Vietnam War.
She is survived by six sons, Michael R. Angello, Thomas R. Angello, Steven A. Angello, and twins - Joseph D. and James A. Angello, all of Butler, Pennsylvania, and Wayne A. Angello of Newport; two grandchildren; five sisters, Mary Jane Negley of Butler, Pennsylvania, Mrs. William (Alice Mae) Sullivan of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Robert (Ruth Ann) Williams of Valleyview, Texas, Mrs. Edward (Stella Marlene) Morris of Forrestburg, Texas, and Sara Ellen Negley of Oklahoma; five brothers, John Alexander Negley of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, Edgar Harper Negley and Robert William Negley, both of Butler, Pennsylvania, Richard Nixon Negley of York, Pennsylvania, and Roy Wick Negley of Tarentum, Pennsylvania; and three half-brothers, Jon Rearick and Kenneth Rearick, both of Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, and William Rearick of Tarentum, Pennsylvania.
Friends will be received at the Young Funeral Home, 127 West Jefferson St., Butler, Pennsylvania, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, with services from the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. John Neyman of Cornerstone Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in South Cemetery.
Young Funeral Home, Butler, Pennsylvania, is in charge.

Roger Catron
Died: 08/31/1998
Roger Catron, 64, of Tupelo, Mississippi, died Monday, August 31, at Baptist Hospital East in Memphis after a sudden illness.
He was born in Coeburn, Virginia, and lived in Memphis from 1982 until moving to Tupelo, Mississippi, a year ago.
He was the director of purchasing for Hart Furniture in Collierville; a veteran of the U.S. Army; and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo, Mississippi.
He was an avid golfer and tennis player.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Valentine Catron of Tupleo, Mississippi; two daughters, Sarah C. Stephenson and her husband, Ed Stephenson, of Brentwood, and Julie C. Thompson and her husband, Fulton Thompson Jr. of Tupleo, Mississippi; one sister, Judy Beverly of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; one brother, Dennis Catron of Elktown, Maryland; and two grandchildren, Robert Preston Thompson and Caroline Elizabeth Thompson, both of Tupelo, Mississippi.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Cemetery in Newport. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Manes Funeral Home.
W.E. Pegues Funeral Directors, Tupelo, Mississippi, and Manes Funeral Home, Newport, are in charge.

Claud A Gowan
Died: 08/31/1998
Hot Springs, North Carolina, resident Claud A. Gowan, 75, died Sunday, August 30, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was born to the late William R. and Mary (Bolden) Gowan of Hot Springs, North Carolina.
He attended Bonnie Hill Salvation Army Church and was retired from the U.S. Forestry Service.
He was a World War II veteran serving in New Guinea, Southern Philippines, and Luzon Feyte Correador.
He was awarded the AP Theater Ribbon with three Bronze Stars, one Bronze Arrowhead, Philippines Liberation Ribbon, and two Bronze Stars.
He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post 10404.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel E. (Bumgarner) Gowan of Hot Springs, North Carolina; son and daughter-in-law, Claud Jr. and Kay Gowan of Rutledge; sisters and brothers-in-law, Catherine Lawson of Hot Springs, North Carolina, Pauline and Raymond Harris of Newport, Virginia, and Elizabeth and Walter Clark of Black Mountain, North Carolina; brother and sister-in-law, Dolman and Lucille Gowan of Hot Springs, North Carolina; and two grandsons, Matt and Adam Gowan of Rutledge.
The family will receive friends Monday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.
The funeral service will follow the visitation at 8 p.m. Rev. Margie Self will officiate.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Fairview Cemetery with military rites provided by the Lance Corporal Charles C. Roberts D.A.V. Post 102.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Pansy Melinda Hill
Died: 08/31/1998
Pansy Melinda Hill, 83, of Newport, died Monday, August 31, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cornelius and Nancy Yates; brothers, John, Blaine and Robey Yates; and sisters, Beulah Moore and Louvina Hill.
Survivors: husband, Dizzy Dean Hill of the home; son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Faye Hill of Newport; daughter, Norma Arrington of Illinois; sister and brother-in-law, Hazel and Dewey Mooneyham of Newport; brother and sister-in-law, Homer Martin and Virgie Yates; granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Kathy and Chris Amador, Sharon and Buford Withers, and Deborah and Gary Cameron, all of Newport; grandchildren, Mike, Rick, and Fred Arrington, and Pam Rose, all of Illinois; great-grandchildren, Samuel Hill, Samantha Amador, Sarah Jenkins, Michaela Withers, Kyle Lovell, and Dustin Cameron, all of Newport, Shaleena, Josiah, Jennifer, Michael, Joel, Christina, Asheley, Dustin and Nathan Arrington, Troy Manning, Rachel Rose, Jay Rose, and Zachary, Rikki, Jason and Casey Arrington, all of Illinois; and great-great-grandchild, Haley McKendra Mantooth.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 3, at Piney Grove Baptist Church. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, with Rev. Bill Murr and Rev. Dale Hayes officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery.
Pallbearers: John Henderson, Sherl Yates, Buford Withers, Gary Cameron, Burnett Ray Hill, Jr. Hill, Bobby Messer, and William Carlyle.

Jessie Lee Smith
Died: 08/31/1998
Jessie Lee Balch Smith, of Parrottsville, passed away at her home on Friday evening, August 28, after a lengthy illness.
She was one of the oldest members of Forest Hill Baptist Church and attended faithfully as long as her health permitted.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee Edgar Balch and Louise Elizabeth Keller Balch; her husband of 61 years, John Ernest Smith; sisters, Nora Balch Vick and Ada Balch Parks; and brothers, Edgar Balch, Robert Balch, Pinkney Balch, Kermit Balch, and James Martin Balch.
Jessie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Johnnie and Jack Wisecarver; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Johnalee and Daniel Coffey; two great-granddaughters, Rachel and Erica Coffey; several nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Ina Sue Smith of Newport and Doris Easterly of Greeneville; and two special caregivers, Lucille Shelton and Betty Anne Wines.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 31, at the Harnedís Chapel Methodist Church with the Rev. Robert Walker and the Rev. Dr. Ron Gough officiating. Burial will be in the Harnedís Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends Sunday evening from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Lottie M Gunter
Died: 09/02/1998
Lottie M. Gunter, 91, of Cosby, died Tuesday night in Mariner Health Care, of Newport.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Jackson Gunter.
She is survived by a brother, Vol Mathis, of Cosby; sister-in-law, Grace Mathis; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, at Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Leon Large officiating. Burial will be in Ogleís Chapel Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.

George W. Nason
Died: 09/02/1998
George William Nason, IV, died Wednesday morning at UT Medical Center.
He was an employee of Lisega, Inc. and was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Nason, of Newport; sons, Joshua Nason, of Atlanta, and Matthew Nason, of Murfreesboro; daughter, Nicolle Nason, of Atlanta; granddaughter, Dharma Grace Nason, Atlanta, Georgia; and sister, Charlene Young, of Barnwell, South Carolina.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Father William Casey officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Ruby J. George
Died: 09/04/1998
Ruby J. George, 53, passed away Thursday evening at her home in Landrum, South Carolina, following a lengthy illness.
She worked at the Wheaton Glass Co. in Millville, N.J. before illness forced her retirement.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Benson.
She is survived by a son, Robbie Shults, of Sevierville; a brother, Bill Benson, of Landrum, South Carolina; aunts, Ruby Maddron, of Newport, Lou Dalton, of Cosby, Betty Dalton, Polly Stewart, and Stella Freshour, all of Parrottsville, and Jean Coggins, of Hartford; uncles, John and Bill Campbell, of Newport, and Buddy Campbell, of Bybee.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. James Suggs officiating. Interment will be in the Rayís Chapel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Jeanette Aletha Mc Gaha
Died: 09/04/1998
Jeanette Aletha McGaha, of Columbus, Georgia, formerly of Cocke County, died September 2, in Columbus, Georgia.
She was the widow of Charles McGaha, Cocke County Medal of Honor recipient and the daughter of the late John and Ortelle Lindsey Large.
She is survived by her aunt, Penny Breeden, of Cosby, and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roy Van Miller officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Union Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

James Tommy Mills
Died: 09/04/1998
James (Tommy) Mills, 61, of Locust St., Lenoir City, passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2, at Park West Hospital.
He was preceded in death by parents, Rev. Ollie and Katie Wallace Mills; and brother, Rev. Billy Mills.
Survivors are daughter, Selena Mills, Knoxville; brother, Harold Mills, Dandridge; sisters, Della Baker, Katie Allison and Vola Mills, all of Lenoir City; 2 grandchildren, Arron Ray and Hunter Olden.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, at Loudon Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Seay officiating. Interment will be in Corinth Cemetery.
The family received friends Thursday night at Loudon Funeral Home.
Loudon Funeral Home, Loudon is in charge of arrangements.

Oleta Jane Gregg
Died: 09/07/1998
Oleta Jane Manos Gregg, 59, of Newport, died Saturday morning, at her home.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Noah Manos and mother, Hester Parton, Manos.
She is survived by her daughter, Hazel Lundy, and son, Gerald Lundy, both of Newport; sisters, Kathy Durham and Ruth Shelton, both of Newport; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pattie and Larry McFarland, of Newport, Wanda and Clyde Barnes, of Asheville, NC, and Margie and Hubert Shelton, of Asheville, NC; brother, Jack Manos, of Newport; brothers and sisters-in-law, Handy and Betty Manos, of Del Rio, Gene and Ella Mae Manos, of Newport, and Geter and Minnie Manos, of Asheville, NC; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Additional survivors include her uncle, John Parton, of Del Rio; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Christopher Cabbett, Teresa Talley, and Sam Lewis, all of Newport.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Meadow Fork Cemetery in Hot Springs, NC with Rev. Jay I. Greene officiating. Interment will be in the Meadow Fork Cemetery.
The nephews will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends at the home at 1550 East Hwy. 25/70, Newport, Monday and Tuesday evenings.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Almond Johnson
Died: 09/07/1998
Almond Johnson, 47, of Newport, passed away suddenly Saturday morning at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County following an apparent heart attack.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Almond had been employed for 24 years by Bush Brothers.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Minerva Johnson, parents, Ben and Nerva Johnson, and brothers, Joe Lewis and Isaac Johnson.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Harris Johnson, of Newport; children, Pamela and her husband, Tommy Sane, of Parrottsville, and Lori Ann Johnson, of Newport; sister, Ethel Johnson, of Knoxville; brother, Nathan Johnson, of Hartford; grandchildren, Sherman Isaac Sane and Joseph Frank Sane, both of Parrottsville and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Andrew Norton and Rev. David Snyder officiating. Interment will be in the Johnson Cemetery. Military Rites will be provided by LíCPL. Charles C. Roberts D.A.V. Post 102.
The family will receive friends Sunday and Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

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