Miscellaneous Cocke County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Hazel Mathis Bryant 
Died: 10/28/1998
Hazel Mathis Bryant, 71, of Strongsville, Ohio, formerly of Newport, passed away Wednesday, October 28, in Strongsville, Ohio. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Milas and Isabelle McGaha Mathis; sister, Nola Woods; and brothers, Orville, Cleve, Charles, and Albert Mathis. 
Survivors include her husband, Paul Bryant, of Strongsville, Ohio; son and daughter-in-law, Paul Jr. and Judy Bryant of Paynesville, Ohio; daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne and Dallas Powell of Strongsville, Ohio; grandchildren, Lisa, and husband, Bob Watson of Ohio, Kim and husband, John Andrews, of Ohio, and Scott Powell of Ohio; great-grandchildren, Eric and Bryan Watson and Dana Nichole Marie Andrews; sister, Sarah DiCarlo of Oak Ridge; and several nieces and nephews. 
The funeral was 2 p.m. Sunday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Prince officiating. Interment was in Union Cemetery. 
The family received friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Manes Funeral Home was in charge. 

Max Hogan Smith 
Died: 10/30/1998
Max Hogan Smith, 67, of Warrensburg Rd., Greeneville, died Friday, October 30, at Johnson City Medical Center. 
He was retired from Magnavox. 
He was a member of V.F.W. Post #1990 and a member of Oven Creek Methodist Church. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Louise Smith; and one son, Max Smith Jr. 
Survivors: two sons, William and Joey Smith; one stepson, Ruey Lynn Davis; two grandchildren, Jessica L. and Brittany Smith; one brother, Charlie Smith; fiancée, Glenna Cutshall; special friends, Charlie and Dianne Harold, all of Greeneville; and several nieces and nephews. 
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kiser Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Edward Malone officiating. Interment will be in Oven Creek Methodist Church Cemetery in Parrottsville. 
Military graveside service will be conducted by V.F.W. Post #1990. 
Honorary pallbearer: Charlie Harold. 
The family received friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday and will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Kiser Funeral Home. 
Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, is in charge. 

Harold Robertson Brooks 
Died: 11/02/1998
Harold Roberson Brooks, age 66, of Newport, died Sunday, November 1, at Mariner Health of Newport. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served with the USS Henderson 785 Destroyer Escort. 
He was a member of the Newport V.F.W. and American Legion Post #41. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Zelma Brooks. 
Survivors: cousins, Betty Jo Miller, Newport, Edna Derrick, Dandridge, and Nancy Ruth Horner, Parrottsville; and an uncle, Walker Norris, Sevierville. Additional survivors include several cousins. 
The family received friends from 12 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, prior to the funeral at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. 
The funeral was 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Lester Turner officiating. Interment was in Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery. 
Military honors were provided by Morristown V.F.W. Post #5266. 
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Ransom Alexander Click 
Died: 11/02/1998
Ransom Alexander Click, 73, of Newport, passed away October 31, in a Morristown hospital. 
He was of the Baptist faith and a veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Carter and Nita Click of Knoxville; nephews, Ronnie, and his wife, Jill Click, of Sevierville, and Rev. Keith and his wife, Tammy Click, of Louisville, Kentucky; a great-nephew, Christopher Click, of Sevierville; and several cousins. 
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, at the Manes Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Union Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Walker officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Arthur Ford 
Died: 11/02/1998
Arthur Ford, 70, of Newport, passed away suddenly Monday afternoon. 
He was a veteran of World War II. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah E. Ford; parents, Irene and Fletcher Ford; sisters, Dorothy Ford, Rhoda Phillips, and Mamie Holt; and brothers, Jack and Dick Ford. 
He is survived by his children: son, Jimmy and his wife, Mona Ford, and a daughter, Linda, and her husband, Donnie Cody, all of Newport; sisters, Gladys Brown and Echo McMahan, both of Newport; brothers, Lon and Edsel Ford, both of Cosby, Boyd Ford of Key West, Florida, and Henry Ford of Greeneville; grandchildren, Charlie Conard, Mary Caldwell, Missy Lane, Jimmy Ford II, Jamie Cody, and Christy Cody, all of Newport; four great-grandchildren; a special friend, David Brown, of Newport; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday morning at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert White and Charlie Conard officiating. Interment in the Ford Family Cemetery, where military rites will be provided by the L/CLP Charles C. Roberts D.A.V. Chapter 102. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Brown Funeral Home. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Robert D Kilpatrick 
Died: 11/02/1998
Robert D. Kilpatrick, 84, of Newport, passed away October 29, at Heritage Nursing Center in Morristown. 
He was born July 5, 1914, a son of John and Mary Kilpatrick of Sweetwater. 
He came to Cocke County as an assistant county agent and became a long-time resident. 
He was an active Kiwanis Club member and a member of the Newport Presbyterian Church. He was also an active civic leader with great interest in developing youth programs. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy, Marion, Helen, Mary, and Florence; brothers, Milton and Tom; and a son, Rick. 
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Nancy Gregg Kilpatrick; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Larry Davis of Middlesboro, Kentucky; sons and daughter-in-law, Steve Kilpatrick, Loudon, and Mike and Melba Kilpatrick of Newport; four grandchildren; one step-granddaughter; three great-grandsons; and a brother, Jack Kilpatrick of Sweetwater. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Newport Presbyterian Church with Rev. Alvin Watts and Rev. Warren Mounts officiating. Interment will be in Union Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends 12:00 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Newport Presbyterian Church or the Newport Kiwanis Scholarship Fund. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Frances Ann Henderson 
Died: 11/04/1998
Frances (Fran) Ann Henderson, 54, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday morning at the Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee following a lengthy illness. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frances and William Munzenburger. 
Survivors include her husband, Gene Henderson, of Hartford; children, Christina and her husband, Dewayne Cowan of Newport, and Terrie and her husband, Richard Mayfield of Hartford; sister, Pat and her husband, Frank Pooley of Berlin, New Jersey; brothers, Frank and his wife, Marcella Munzenburger of Woodbury, New Jersey, and Bill Munzenburger of Calleywood, New Jersey; grandchilden, Timmy Henderson of Hartford and Danielle Cowan of Newport; and several best friends. 
Catholic prayer service will be held Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Chapel. 
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, November 5, at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, with Rev. Ransom Hall officiating. Interment in the Henderson Family Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Brown Funeral Home. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Martha Pauline Ealy 
Died: 11/06/1998
Martha Pauline Hance Ealy, 92, of Newport, died Wednesday at Mariner Health Care of Newport. 
She was a homemaker and a member of First Freewill Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Ealy. 
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Polly Ealy of Newport; daughter, Glenna E. Wood of Newport; grandchildren, Sandra Williams of Dandridge, Cheryl Grooms of Newport, and Glenda Dean McNeely of Sweetwater; great-grandchildren, Andra Taylor of Newport, Tina Bolin of Jefferson City, Glenna Carol Harris of Morristown, and Cody Grooms of Newport; and four great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday evening, November 6, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. 
The funeral will be 8 p.m. Friday, November 6, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ed Hardison officiating. 
Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Union Cemetery for the 10 a.m. interment. 
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Wilford Lonnie Williams 
Died: 11/06/1998
Wilford Lonnie Williams, 53, of Newport, passed away suddenly Thursday night. 
He was an employee of Bush Brothers Co. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Cleaburn D.C. Williams. 
He is survived by his wife, Vergie Allen Williams of Newport; mother, Nora Doris Williams of Newport; sons, David Williams and Wesley Lee Williams, both of Cosby; daughters, Missy Williams of Cosby and Ronda Lynn Williams of Newport; stepson, Sunshine Williams of Cosby; brothers, Carl W. Williams of Cosby and Donald E. Williams of Newport; a special friend, Jeffery Allen; and also several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Manes Funeral Home. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Alva Steinheil Hamilton 
Died: 11/12/1998
Alva Lois Steinheil Hamilton, 80, of Dandridge, passed away Thursday, November 12, after a long illness. 
A native of Aplin, Arkansas, she retired in 1980 from Campbell Soup Co. in Sacramento, California, after 31 years. 
She was preceded in death by parents, Edward and Josie Steinheil; husband of 54 years, Robert G. Hamilton; grandson, Damon Todd Hamilton; and 11 brothers and sisters. 
Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Ruth Hamilton of Sevierville; grandsons and granddaughter-in-law, Jayrob and Lee Ann Hamilton of Roanoke, Virginia, and Jeremy Hamilton of Sevierville; and granddaughter, Shana Hamilton of Sevierville. 
Funeral service will be 7:30 p.m. Friday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. John Rhoads officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Burchfield Memorial Cemetery for interment. 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. 
Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, is in charge 

Iva Inez Lane 
Died: 11/12/1998
Iva Inez Lane, 86, of New Market, passed away Tuesday, November 10, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. 
She was a member of Oak Hills Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Lane; son, Joe Lane; and daughter, Shirley Brown. 
Survived by daughters, Jean May of Maynardville, Gertrude May of Corryton, Grace Hickey of New Market, Maude Greenlee of Bean Station, and Mary Young of Jefferson City; sons, Buddy Lane of Knoxville, Fred Lane of Morristown, and James Lane of New Market; special grandchildren, Terry, Jimmy and Gordon Lane and Sandra Wagner; 48 grandchildren; 65 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Ellie Worley and Daisy Allen of Newport; brothers, Haskell, Forest, Lester and Arlie Stuart, all of Newport, and Orville and Griffin Stuart of Cosby; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Ray’s Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Parker officiating. Interment in the church cemetery. 
The family received friends Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. 
Fielden Funeral Home, New Market, is in charge. 

Ricky Cornell Wild 
Died: 11/12/1998
Ricky Cornell Wild, 45, 1407 East Shipley Ferry Rd., Kingsport, passed away Wednesday, November 11. 
Mr. Wild was preceded in death by his father, Collis Wild. 
Surviving are three daughters, Chyenne of Gray, Nikki of Cleveland, Ohio, and Kathleen of Asheville, North Carolina; three grandchildren; mother, Elizabeth Wild, Kingsport; sister, Linda Bailey, Kingsport; and two brothers, George Wild, Nashville, and Gary Wild, Kingsport. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 14, at King Wild Estates, Gulf Rd., Newport. 
The family will receive friends at the home of his mother, Elizabeth Wild, 1407 E. Shipley Ferry Rd., Kingsport. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Deep Gap Baptist Church, c/o Mary Danna, 630 Deep Gap Road, Del Rio, TN 37727. 
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is in charge of arrangements. 

Vergil L Wild 
Died: 11/12/1998
Vergil L. Wild, 80, of Del Rio, passed away Friday morning at the U.T. Hospital following an apparent stroke Thursday morning. 
Vergil was a retired farmer and a veteran of World War II. 
He is survived by his former mate, Eva Wild, of Newport; children, Gail and her husband, Ernest Sawyer of Hot Springs, North Carolina, and Juanita and her husband, Esten Willis of Del Rio; grandchildren, Melanie and her husband, Shannon Helton of Newport, Ben Sawyer of Hot Springs, North Carolina, Tina and her husband, Todd Reece, and Heath Willis, all of Del Rio; great-grandchildren, Jacob Helton of Newport and Madelyn Reece of Del Rio; sisters, Nuffie Arrington of Greeneville, and Robbie Bedenbaugh and Phyllis Gosnell, both of Columbia, South Carolina; and brothers, Jerry and Jacob Wild, both of Greeneville. 
Funeral was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fugate Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Ernest Sawyer and Rev. Bill Murr officiating. Mr. Wild laid in state from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. prior to the service. Interment was in the Hale Cemetery. 
The family received friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday evening at the Brown Funeral Home. 
Brown Funeral Home was in charge. 

Kathy Jo Burgess 
Died: 11/15/1998
Kathy Jo Burgess, formerly Kathy Jo Holt, of Dandridge, passed away Saturday evening at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. She was a victim of cancer and had been in a deep, but stable, coma. 
Kathy is the daughter of Tommy and Ollie Holt of Dandridge and is survived by her husband of 23 years, Bill Burgess, and two children, Jason, 22, and Pamela, 18. Bill is the son of Dennis and Juanita Burgess of Newport. 
Bill and Kathy retired from the Air Force in 1995 and lived by her parents in Grapevine Hollow near English Mountain. She had been a sales host at Dollywood for four years. Her husband and mother also work at Dollywood. Her father is retired from Bush Brothers in Chestnut Hill. 
A private graveside service is scheduled Tuesday morning followed by a memorial service for friends and family at the Robert F. Thomas Church at Dollywood in Sevierville at 2 p.m. Dollywood is closed Tuesday, so entrance and parking are free for those wishing to attend. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Clyde Gilbert 
Died: 11/15/1998
Clyde (Gib) Gilbert, 67, of Newport, passed away at St. Mary’s Medical Center Sunday, November 15. 
He was retired from Bush Brothers in Chestnut Hill. 
Mr. Gilbert was preceded in death by his parents, Nellie and Edward Gilbert; sister, Edith Moore; and brother, James Gilbert. 
He is survived by his wife, Patsy Shaver Gilbert of Newport; daughter, Regina Gilbert; foster-grandson, Dustin Voudren; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Larry Keller; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Mary Ellen Shaver; mother-in-law, Pauline Shaver; special children, Johnathan and Kristy Sweeten; and special devoted friends, Mike and Starlene Sweeten. 
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Hardison officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. prior to the services. 
Interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday morning in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Arnie Carrell 
Died: 11/16/1998
Arnie Carrell, 81, of Newport, died Sunday at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County. 
He was a veteran of World War II. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Carrell; parents, Edward and Clara Melissa Baxter Carrell; brothers, James Clyde (Peanut) Carrell and Clifford Carrell; and a sister, Uila Carrell. 
He is survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Earl E. and Marie Carrell of Alcoa and Hollis (Frosty) and Jean Carrell of Newport; sisters-in-law, Jean Allen, Mildred Carrell and Anna Roe Carrell of Newport; special friend, Michelle Shipley; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday evening in the West Chapel of Manes Funeral Home with the Rev. M.L. White and Rev. Steven Smith officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Union Cemetery. D.A.V. graveside services will be performed by L/CPL Charles Roberts Chapter 102. 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

James Robert Hall 
Died: 11/16/1998
James “Jim” Robert Hall, 92, of 10 Sulphur Springs Drive, Greenville, South Carolina, died Wednesday, November 11. 
Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Samuel (Singing Sam) D. and Emeline Ellison Hall and the widower of Ollie Murr Hall. 
He was a former supervisor at several area textile mills and later self-employed as a home contractor. 
He was a member of Calvary First Baptist Church and Baracca Class. 
Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde (Beatrice) Good, Mr. and Mrs. David (Faye) Aiken, Mr. and Mrs. Alan (Belinda) Hilliard, Greenville, South Carolina, and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie (Mildred) Pierce, Marietta, South Carolina; son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Furman (Norma) Hall, Easley, South Carolina; two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Raines, Newport, and Mrs. Vernon (Ellen) Bailey, Wood River, Illinois; three brothers, Frank Hall, Rev. Ransom Hall and Alfred Hall, Newport; eight grandchildren, Debbie Hall Grant, Beverly Good Hawkins, James Pierce, Phil Green, Tammy Aiken Franklin, Ashley Hilliard, Jennifer Hilliard, and Brian Hilliard; six great-grandchildren, Sean Hyder, Amy Cooley, Brad Hawkins, Derek Hawkins, David Franklin, and Elizabeth Franklin; and great-great-grandchild, Kayla Cooley. 
Service was 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary First Baptist Church. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Park. 
Pallbearers were Brian Hilliard, James Pierce, Sean Hyder, Brad and Derek Hawkins, and David Franklin. Honorary escort was Baracca Sunday school class, Calvary First Baptist Church. 
Memorials may be made to Calvary First Baptist Church Building Fund, 11 Tampa Street, Greenville, S.C. 29609. 
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, Greenville, South Carolina, was in charge of arrangements. 

James Robert Hall 
Died: 11/16/1998
James “Jim” Robert Hall, 92, of 10 Sulphur Springs Drive, Greenville, South Carolina, died Wednesday, November 11. 
Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Samuel (Singing Sam) D. and Emeline Ellison Hall and the widower of Ollie Murr Hall. 
He was a former supervisor at several area textile mills and later self-employed as a home contractor. 
He was a member of Calvary First Baptist Church and Baracca Class. 
Surviving are four daughters and sons-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde (Beatrice) Good, Mr. and Mrs. David (Faye) Aiken, Mr. and Mrs. Alan (Belinda) Hilliard, Greenville, South Carolina, and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie (Mildred) Pierce, Marietta, South Carolina; son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Furman (Norma) Hall, Easley, South Carolina; two sisters, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Raines, Newport, and Mrs. Vernon (Ellen) Bailey, Wood River, Illinois; three brothers, Frank Hall, Rev. Ransom Hall and Alfred Hall, Newport; eight grandchildren, Debbie Hall Grant, Beverly Good Hawkins, James Pierce, Phil Green, Tammy Aiken Franklin, Ashley Hilliard, Jennifer Hilliard, and Brian Hilliard; six great-grandchildren, Sean Hyder, Amy Cooley, Brad Hawkins, Derek Hawkins, David Franklin, and Elizabeth Franklin; and great-great-grandchild, Kayla Cooley. 
Service was 2 p.m. Saturday at Calvary First Baptist Church. Burial was in Woodlawn Memorial Park. 
Pallbearers were Brian Hilliard, James Pierce, Sean Hyder, Brad and Derek Hawkins, and David Franklin. Honorary escort was Baracca Sunday school class, Calvary First Baptist Church. 
Memorials may be made to Calvary First Baptist Church Building Fund, 11 Tampa Street, Greenville, S.C. 29609. 
Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, Greenville, South Carolina, was in charge of arrangements. 

Shannon C. Barton 
Died: 11/20/1998
Shannon C. Barton, 17, of Newport, passed away Thursday, November 19. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Barton; and grandparents, Goodson and Mary Gregg and A.B. and Leona Barton. 
Survivors: mother, Mary Susie Barton of Newport; sisters, Jewel Barton and Tina Gregg, both of Newport; two half-sisters; brothers, Shawn and Shane Barton, both of Newport; and three half-brothers. 
The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday evening at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. 
The funeral was 8 p.m. Saturday, November 21, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Fred Gregg officiating. Cremation followed the service. 
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Anna Kenyon Miller 
Died: 11/20/1998
Anna Carolyn Kenyon Miller passed away at her home in the Parrottsville community on Thursday evening, November 19. She had suffered from a lingering illness. 
She is cherished by her family and friends. 
She spent a lifetime in love and dedication as a member of Salem Lutheran Church. She was a member of the adult choir, the W.E.L.C.A., and served as a church council member. 
She actively participated in the Heartsease Garden Club and the Cocke County Chapter of the D.A.R. 
After the loss of their son, Kenyon, she founded the Compassionate Friends Group for bereaved parents of deceased children. 
She served the Cocke County community with deep dedication and hard work. She worked with the late Col. M.M. Bullard and his family to assist in bringing many improvements to the Cocke County area. 
She was preceded in death by her son, Kenyon Miller; her parents, Wanda and James Kenyon; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Trula and Walter Miller. 
She is survived by her loving husband, Fred Miller; her daughter, Frances Miller; her three grandsons, Todd Blazer, Russell Blazer and Philip Swan; her brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Lois Kenyon; and numerous cousins. 
Those who wish may send flowers. However, a memorial fund is being created in her memory to buy native flowers and shrubs for the local schools, the Salem Lutheran Church and Luther Memorial Lutheran Church. Those who wish may contribute to her memorial fund in lieu of sending flowers. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday evening, November 20, at the Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. 
The funeral/worship service will be held at Salem Lutheran Church on Saturday afternoon, November 21. The body will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. with Pastor L.C. Sparks and Pastor Claude Villemaire officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to everyone who had extended support and help during her illness. Your love and kindness will never be forgotten. 
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge. 

James Samples 
Died: 11/20/1998
James Samples Sr., 89, of Newport, passed away Thursday, November 19, at Mariner Health of Newport. 
James was preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Samples. 
Survivors include daughters, Annis Bible of Newport, Mary Sue and husband, Edward Ortner, of Lillian, Alabama, Bettie Fern and husband, Eugene Kelly of Newport, Ann and husband, Gary Johnson of Carrollton, Georgia, and Eunis and her husband, Larry Williams of Newport; sons, Eulas and wife, Geri Samples of Newport, and James Jr. and wife, Iris Samples of Riverdale, Georgia; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. 
The family will receive friends Saturday, November 21, between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. 
The service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sonny Webb officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Donald Arthur Burke 
Died: 11/23/1998
Donald Arthur Burke, 50, of Chicago, Illinois, died at his home Thursday, November 19. 
He attended The University of Tennessee and played in the band of Knoxville Symphony. 
He graduated from Pudet Sound College of Music in Tacoma, Washington and played in the Air Force Band, Chicago Business Man’s Orchestra, and other bands. 
He was a member of English Mountain Christian Church. 
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Arthur (Edmund) Burke of Newport; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Annette Burke of Strassburg, Pennsylvania; brother, Richard Burke of Miami, Florida; and sister, Norma Telfer of California. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Isidro Mario Cabrera 
Died: 11/23/1998
Isidro Mario Cabrera, of Del Rio, born May 15, 1962, in Los Angeles, California, passed from this life on November 16, 1998. 
He is survived, loved and remembered by his wife, Janet Brooks-Cabrera, of Del Rio; daughter, Bonifacia Ann Cabrera, Newport; father and mother, Elpidio and Bonifacia Bailon Cabrera, Edwina; sisters, Guadalupe Leonides and Maria Cabrera, Greensboro, Florida; brothers, Francisco and Juan B. Cabrera, Greensboro, Florida, Armando Cabrera, Edwina, and Elpidio J. Cabrera, Iguala, Mexico; mother-in-law, Sarah Jones Brooks; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and a special friend, Calvin Thornton. 
The body was brought to the home of his parents in Edwina on November 18, for viewing and receiving friends. His body will be laid to rest November 25, in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. 

Fred C. Martine 
Died: 11/23/1998
Fred C. Martine, 89, of Newport, died Saturday at the Jefferson County Convalescent Home. 
He came to Newport at an early age with a C.C. Camp from New York and then worked at Overholt’s Hardware for many years. 
He is survived by his beloved adopted family, Emogene Buckner of Newport, Teresa, Wayne, Sierra and Brandon Buckner of Bybee, Rhonda and Kevin Wilds of Newport, and Karen, Donnie, Lorrie, Daniel and Derrick Tabor of White Pine; brother, Walter Martine of New York; sister, Anna Demming of New York; and a stepson, Bill Maloy, of Newport. 
Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Frazier officiating. Interment will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. 
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

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