Miscellaneous Cocke County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Nettie Sue Swagerty
Died: 11/23/1998
Nettie Sue Swagerty, 79, of Newport, passed away Friday, November 20.
She was retired from the Newport City School System after teaching for many years.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Gwendolyn Swagerty of Newport, Vereda and Donnas Waller of Knoxville, and Evelynne Swagerty and Wilbur Edwards Jr. of Sharon, Massachusetts; sisters, Della Sanders of Indianapolis, Indiana, Marion Berry of Springfield, Massachusetts, Mamie Julian of Chattanooga, and Bernice Banks and Essie Barton, both of Newport; one brother, Roland Dykes Jr. of Newport; grandchildren, Christopher Swagerty, Credris Waller, Marissa Edwards, and Ariella Edwards; great-grandchildren, Juron and Quinton Swagerty; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Charles Owensby, E.O. Cole and Leroy Franklin officiating, with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to the services.
Entombment will be 10 a.m. Tuesday morning in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

James Welch
Died: 11/23/1998
James Welch Sr., 85, of Newport, died Friday at his home in Newport.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys McGaha Welch of Newport; son, James Welch Jr. of Newport; daughter, Joyce Welch of Newport; daughters and sons-in-law, Patsy and Bill Sutton, Judy and George Calfee, and Gail and Walt Sutton, all of Newport; brothers, Rufus Hartsell of Dandridge and Robert Welch of Newport; special granddaughter, Jamie Welch of Newport; other grandchildren, Angela Ramsey of Newport, Chris Calfee of Alabama, Rusty Sutton, Scott Sutton and Marcie Shults, all of Newport, Candice Craig of Knoxville, Jodie Webb of Virginia, and Mandie Welch and Brandon Welch, both of Newport; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Juanita Walker of Newport.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ed Hardison and Rev. Charles McGill officiated. Burial was 2 p.m. Sunday at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday prior to the funeral services.
Manes Funeral Home was in charge.

Glennie Emmaline Hurst
Died: 11/25/1998
Glennie Emmaline Hurst, 94, of Sevierville, died Sunday, November 22, at Sevier Health Care Center.
She was a member of Dandridge Church of God but more recently attended Middle Creek Church of God.
She was preceded in death by husband, Isaac (Ike) Hurst; sons, Edward Hurst, Richard Hurst, Bobby Hurst, and Virgil Hurst; and daughters, Genevive Woods and Noreen Terry.
Survivors: children, Agnes Williams, Sevierville, Roy Hurst, Lexington, Kentucky, Wanda Reed, Seymour, and Charles (Dub) Hurst, Cedartown, Georgia; 45 grandchildren; 77 great-grandchildren; 43 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was 7 p.m. Tuesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. James Prince officiating. Interment was 11 a.m. Wednesday in Thomas Cemetery.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, was in charge.

Mary Lou Swartout
Died: 11/25/1998
Mary Lou Swartout, 75, of Etowah, passed away Sunday morning at Baptist Hospital in Newport.
A life-long resident of McMinn County, Mrs. Swartout was a member of the Etowah Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Nora Griffith Fetzer.
Survivors: husband, Hoyt Swartout, Etowah; three daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Tom Block, Etowah, Nora and Charles Wilson, Newport, and Mary Jane and Scott Murphy, Etowah; grandchildren, Jeff and Julie Wilson, Amy and Jeremy Caldwell, Jennifer Wilson, Allison Block, and Cody, Michael and Andrea Murphy; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Nina Mae Rowland, Etowah, and Jackie Seaborn and Nora Shell, both of Cleveland; brother, D.R. Fetzer, Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the north chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home, Etowah, with Rev. Jerry Walden presiding.
Family and friends will assemble at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Green Hill Cemetery for the committal service.
Family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Bordwine Funeral Home.
Bordwine Funeral Home, Etowah, is in charge.

Neva Bible Madron
Died: 11/27/1998
Neva Bible Madron, 72, of the Bybee community, passed away Thursday, November 26.
Neva was preceded in death by her father, Keel Bible.
Her survivors include: husband, Forrest Madron of Bybee; children, Joe and wife, Cathy Madron of Knoxville and Peggy Carter of Bybee; mother, Eliza Lane Bible, Warrensburg; sisters, Marlene Ayers and June Jarrell, both of Warrensburg, and Bobbie Cox and Jane Weems, both of Mosheim; brother, Glenn Bible of Newport; grandchildren, Brett Madron and Keely Madron, both of Knoxville and April Bryant, Bybee; and great-grandson, Forrest Fletcher Bryant, Bybee.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home. The service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Arnold Webb and Rev. Bud Cagle officiating. Interment will be at Bible Cemetery in Greene County.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Betty Jo Butler
Died: 11/30/1998
Betty Jo Helton Butler, (beloved mother and grandmother), 63, of Newport, died Friday, November 27, after a short battle with cancer.
She was a native of Sevier County. She spent several years working in Oak Ridge before retiring to farm, first in Sevier County and then to the Point Pleasant Community of Cocke County.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Reba Helton of Sevierville; and brother, Kenneth Wade Helton of Indiana.
Survivors: husband, Harold Butler; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Nancy Whaley; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Phillip Randolph; grandchildren, Kristen and Justin Whaley and Alex and Sydney Randolph; brothers and sisters-in-law, Herbert and Shirley Helton and Leroy and Barbara Helton; sister and brother-in-law, Ernestine and Ed Biddle; sister-in-law, Cleo Helton; special relatives, Virgil and Edna Emert, David and Mary Emily Russell, and Howard and Phyllis Helton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was 7 p.m. Sunday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Kenneth Stansberry and Rev. Bobby Kitts officiating. Interment was 11 a.m. Monday in Point Pleasant Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Point Pleasant Baptist Church, 3330 Point Pleasant Road, Newport, TN 37821.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, was in charge.

Joe Ruble Fowler
Died: 11/30/1998
Joe Ruble Fowler, of Parrottsville, passed away on November 28 after a short illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Estel Fowler and Nishe Fowler; and a brother, Greer Fowler.
He is survived by his wife, Mabel Fowler of Parrottsville; one niece, Sue Fowler; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Robert Walker and the Rev. Scott Gorrell officiating.
Family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. with Masonic service at 8 p.m. by the Newport Lodge #234 presiding.
Interment will be in the Union Cemetery.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Maudina V. Lewis
Died: 11/30/1998
Maudina V. Lewis, 70, of Newport, passed away Sunday, Nov. 29, at her daughterís home in Murfreesboro following a lengthy illness.
She was a member of Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church.
Maudina was preceded in death by her husband, James Lyle Lewis; granddaughter, Terri Jo Stuart; and sister, Iva Cameron.
She is survived by children, Clifford Lewis of Newport, Juanita and husband, George Slaven of Murfreesboro, Emma Kate and husband, Fred Dyke, and Janelle and husband, Eugene Wright, all of Newport; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Claude Valentine, Fred Valentine, Pedro Valentine, and Donnie Valentine; and sisters, Betty Lesley, Martha Linkus, Lygatha France, Vadda Queen, and a very special sister, Mary Brown.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening at Brown Funeral Home between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The service will be Wednesday, December 2, at Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. John E. Brown officiating. Interment at Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

William L. Burgess
Died: 12/02/1998
William L. Burgess, 93, of Newport, passed away Monday, November 30, at the Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
He was a member of the Newport Church of God.
Lawrence was a supervisor with the A.C. Lawrence Leather Co. before his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Louise Burgess; son, L.J. Burgess; granddaughter, Nicole Burgess; sister, Marietta Worex; and brothers, John and Dewey Burgess.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Faye Burgess of Newport; children, Rendall and his wife, Portia Burgess of Johnson City and Trevor and his wife, Louise Burgess of Newport; grandchildren, Ricky and his wife, Karen Burgess of McAdenville, North Carolina, Robbie and his wife, Kimberly Burgess, and Tara Burgess, all of Newport, and Blair Burgess and Quincy Burgess, all of Johnson City; and great-grandchildren, Jessica Burgess of McAdenville, North Carolina, and Kaleb and Kaley Burgess, both of Newport.
The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Thursday at the Newport Church of God with Rev. Norman Jones and Rev. Douglas Jacobs officiating. Interment will be in the Union 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.

Ruth Pearl Calfee
Died: 12/02/1998
Ruth Pearl Calfee, 72, of Newport, passed away Monday evening at her home following a lengthy illness.
She was a member of the McCowans Creek Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Julie and David Holdway.
She is survived by her husband, Buford (Dugan) Calfee; a son, Buford Calfee Jr. and his wife, Linda, all of Newport; sisters, Maxie and her husband, Ed Shockley and Marie Everhart, all of Morristown; brothers, J.C. (Rip) and his wife, Frances Holdway of Newport and Ralph (Pig) and his wife, Mary Holdway of White Pine; grandchildren, Bradford and Cassandra Calfee, both of Newport; nieces, Debbie Everhart, Teresa Thomas, and Missy Everhart, all of Morristown, and Julie Holdway of White Pine; and nephews, Darrell and Tim Holdway, both of Newport, and Mike Thomas and Virgil Everhart, both of Morristown.
The funeral service will be at 12 noon Thursday at the McCowans Creek Church of God with Revs. Alex Page, Virgil Lawless, and Bobby Napier officiating. Interment will be in the New Home Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Isaac "Jack" Cogdill
Died: 12/02/1998
Isaac "Jack" Cogdill, 81, of Mannington Township, New Jersey, died suddenly Monday, November 30, at his home.
Born in Newport, son of the late Joseph and Mary Alice Shelton Cogdill, he had been a long-time area resident.
Mr. Cogdill had been employed as a technician and heavy equipment operator for A. Clemente Inc. for 27 years prior to retiring in 1982. He had previously been employed by Seabrook Farms for 16 years.
Mr. Cogdill was preceded in death by a son, Robert; a grandson, Richard, Jr.; two brothers, Ferman and Walter; and two sisters, Thelma and Martha.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Hazel (nee Harris); two sons, Donald, Sr. of Pedricktown, New Jersey, and Richard, Sr. of Mannington, New Jersey; a daughter, Jean Strace of Woodlands, Texas; two brothers, Olenis of Newport, and Albert of Elmer, New Jersey; a sister, Lura White of Knoxville; 14 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday from the H.T. Layton & Son Home For Funerals, 102 S. Main St., Woodstown, New Jersey, where friends are invited to call one hour prior to services.
Interment will be in Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro, New Jersey.
The family suggests that those who wish make contributions in Mr. Cogdillís memory to the Memorial Fund of the Haines Neck United Methodist Church, Haines Neck Rd., Salem, NJ 08079.
H.T. Layton & Son Home For Funerals, Woodstown, New Jersey, is in charge.

Marie E. Hodge
Died: 12/02/1998
Marie E. Hodge, 83, died at Kirkwood, Missouri, on November 30.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles E. Hodge Jr.; and her parents, Vezzadel and Lydia Sanderson.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles F. and Mary Hodge; and her grandchildren, Katie and Tim Hodge, all of Chesterfield, Missouri.
Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 2, at St. Agnes Home Chapel in Kirkwood, Missouri, with Father Roberto officiating.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, December 4, in Union Cemetery with Father William Casey officiating.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Robert Guy Norton
Died: 12/02/1998
Robert Guy Norton, 63, of Newport, passed away at his home Monday, November 30.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Nolie Norton; and brothers, Bartley and James Norton.
He is survived by his sons, Earl Edward Norton of Knoxville and Kenneth Lee, Jeffery and Steve Norton, all of Newport; daughter, Doris Norton Ellison of Del Rio; brothers, Herbert Norton of Dandridge and Roscoe, Andrew, Pedro, and Denver Norton, all of Newport; sister, Geneva Sane of Newport; 18 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dean Jaynes and Dr. F. Byron Chambers officiating. Burial will be in White Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Nancy Gilliland
Died: 12/07/1998
Nancy Gilliland, 76, of Newport, died December 4 at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lacy Gilliland; and granddaughter, Barbara Jean Branam.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Marvin Collins, Newport; son and daughter-in-law, Lacy and Edna Gilliland of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Francis and Eugene Webb of Cosby; son and daughter-in-law, Wilber and Rita Gilliland of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jimmy Driskill of Newport; sisters, Euvila Mathis of Newport and Wilma Cureton of Newport; 14 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Additional survivors include several nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family received friends Saturday, December 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
The funeral was 2 p.m. Sunday, December 6, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel with Rev. Doug Jacobs officiating. Interment was in Union Cemetery.
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

David Travis Brooks
Died: 12/09/1998
David Travis "Liíl Trav" Brooks, 21, of Newport, died Monday afternoon as the result of an automobile accident.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Arthur Williams and Norma and J.R. Brooks.
He is survived by his father, David Brooks of Memphis; mother and stepfather, Linda and Donnie Renner of Newport; sister, Rhonda Thornton of Newport; grandmother, Georgia Williams of New Tazewell; step-grandparents, Clay Cupp of New Tazewell and Bob and Theda Renner of Newport; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends, Jenifer Presnell and Nicki Seay.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Manes Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Yeary officiating. Interment will be in the Resthaven Memorial Garden.
Family will receive friends Wednesday and Thursday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Troy Lee Hall
Died: 12/09/1998
Troy Lee Hall, 47, of Newport, died at St. Maryís Medical Center in Knoxville Saturday, December 5.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Hodge and Carrie Naomi Hall; and his sister, Darlene Hall.
He is survived by his wife, Jackie Hall of Newport; son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Monica Denton Hall, Newport; brothers, Ray Hall and Eddie Dean Hall, both of Newport; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Mary Hall of Lexington, Kentucky, and Shyrl and Penny Hall of Newport; sisters, Bobbie Jo Hall of Del Rio and Carolyn Hall of Newport; sister and brother-in-law, Melinda and Wendell Freeman of Morristown; and his granddaughter, Aspen Denton of Newport.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 10, at 1 p.m., at Manes Funeral Chapel with Rev. Charles Lowery officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at Manes Funeral Home.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Fred Nolen McCoig
Died: 12/09/1998
Fred Nolen McCoig, 86, of Newport, passed away Monday evening at his home following a lengthy illness.
Nolen was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church, where he had served as past chairman of deacons, church treasurer for 10 years, Sunday school teacher, and Training Union director.
He had worked at Alcoa Aluminum, Overholtís Hardware, and retired from Newport Federal in 1982 after 21 years of service.
Nolen was preceded in death by his first wife, Beth Murrell McCoig; his parents, Abigail and Albert McCoig; and brothers, Forrest and Frank McCoig.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ethel Sweeten McCoig of Newport; son, David, and his wife, Jerelene McCoig of Little Rock, Arkansas; sister, Beatrice and her husband, Roland Bible; brother, James, and his wife, Charlotte McCoig, all of White Pine; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jim Lindsay officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. Interment will be 10 a.m. Thursday in the Union Cemetery.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Dexter Monroe Raines
Died: 12/09/1998
Dexter Monroe Raines, 82, formerly of Newport, died December 8 at VA Hospital in Murfreesboro, after a lengthy illness.
He was a WWII veteran.
He had been employed by A.C. Lawrence Leather Co.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Gorrell Raines; and son, Charles Ransom Raines.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Bob Ford; sons and daughters-in-law, J.C. and Wanda Raines and Donald and Jean Raines, all of Newport; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill Raines of Newport and Ode Raines of Greenville, South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ransom Hall officiating. Interment in the Mantooth Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

James Edger Anders
Died: 12/11/1998
James Edgar Anders, 65, of Dandridge, died Wednesday, December 9, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County after a brief illness.
He was a native of Buncombe Co., North Carolina, and had resided in Newport for the past 10 years. He retired in 1988 from Permag Magnetics and attended First Baptist Church of Newport. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was a son of the late William Oville Anders.
Surviving are his mother, Jennie Wallen Anders of Newport; wife, Wilma Anders of the home; daughters, Lisa Myres of Chandler, Arizona, and Teresa Coffey of Howell, Michigan; sons, Roger and James Anders of Toledo, Ohio, and William Anders of Newport; sisters, Mary Allen of Asheville, North Carolina, Dorthy Yeary and Margaret Cutler, both of Cleveland, Ohio, and Myrtle Gunter of Newport; brother, Jack of Fairview, North Carolina; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Anders-Rice Funeral Home, Asheville, North Carolina, with the Rev. Lindey officiating. Burial will be in Forestlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Anders-Rice Funeral Home, Asheville, North Carolina, is in charge.

Alene Allen Ramsey
Died: 12/11/1998
Alene Allen Ramsey, 66, of Newport, passed away Thursday, December 10, at her home.
She was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church and was retired from Huntís Foods.
She had worked most of her life at Stokely Brothers and later Quaker Oats plants in Newport.
She was remembered as a good friend and neighbor and a faithful member of her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Bruce Ramsey; parents, Frank and Lillie (Clevenger) Allen; brothers, Hardy and Hal Allen; sisters, Arlene Webb and Alma Black; and nephew, Donald Ray Britt.
Survivors include her son, Tim Ramsey, Newport; grandson, Jeremy Bruce Ramsey, Newport; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anna Kate and Robert James, Newport, and Ada and Jay Hardin, Newport; brother and sister-in-law, Hollis Allen and Dean Allen, Newport; sister-in-law, Irene Allen, Newport; brothers-in-law, Hubert Black and Monk Webb, both of Newport; and mother-in-law, Zola Costner of Newport. Additional survivors include a special friend and the mother of her grandson, Renae Woodson of Newport; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
The funeral service was 2 p.m. Sunday at Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel with Pastor Eddie Young officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery.
The family received friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.

Hureta Gillette Smith
Died: 12/11/1998
Hureta Gillette Smith of Morristown, husband of Huberta Gillette Smith, passed away Thursday morning, December 10.
He was born September 10, 1925, and married on May 8, 1948. Billie retired from BASF.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Talmidge and Sarah Smith of Cocke County; and two brothers, Winton and Wayne Smith.
Billie leaves family members as follows: brother and sister-in-law, Wayland and Sue Smith; children, Claudette Grigsby, Deloris Elsey, Richard Smith, and Daryl Smith; son-in-law and daughters-in-law, Buddy Elsey, Janice Smith, and Lisa Smith; grandchildren, Robby and Angie Grigsby, Chad and Lisa Grigsby, Leigh Elsey, Richard Elsey, Chris and Kristi Lovin, Phillip Lovin, Nick Williams, and Megan Williams; great-grandchildren, Stiel Lovin and Josh Watson; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Pete and Jenny Dawson, Pearl Ashley, George and Q.V. Gillette, Wanda McNeal, James F. and Ruth Gillette, Charles and Ruby Gillette, Bea Everhart, Cleo Snowden, Jim and Flora Drinnon, Bernice Gillette, Blanche Smith, and Venie Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
Billieís family comes together at this time for comfort, but also to remember how much Billie loved our Lord, Morningside Baptist Church, and his family with all his heart. Billie was a humble and honest man in all he said and did. We thank God for our time with him and find strength in knowing he is in heaven.
The family will receive friends on Saturday evening, December 12, at Morningside Baptist Church from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. with funeral services to be held immediately thereafter. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, at Hamblen Memory Gardens with the Revs. Ross Woody and George Johnson officiating.
West Side Chapel Funeral Home, Morristown, is in charge.

Mabel L. Biggio
Died: 12/14/1998
Mabel L. Biggio, 78, of Newport, formerly of Plantation, Florida, died December 11 at Mariner Health Care of Newport.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Tom McDonald of Newport; son and daughter-in-law, John and Lan Angelo of Durham, North Carolina; daughter, Susan Nowotne of Sarasota, Florida; and grandchildren, Kia Nowotne of San Francisco, California, Kathleen Miller of Sarasota, Florida, and other grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Newport.
Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

Charles Brown Hawk
Died: 12/14/1998
Charles Brown Hawk, 72, of Afton, died Friday morning, December 11, at Johnson City Medical Center.
He was a former employee of Pet Milk Co. and a retired employee of George C. Moore Co. He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and United Methodist Men of Mt. Zion U.M. Church.
He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was the son of the late Horace and Iona Ottinger Hawk and was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul and Frank Hawk; and three sisters, Sally Vick, Mary Ottinger, and Dean Reel.
Survivors: wife, Elizabeth Morrison Hawk; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Melissa and Johnny Vest and Beverly and Dennis Russell, all of Afton, Carolyn and Mike Conte of Florida, and Katherine Franklin of Mosheim; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jeff and Linda Hawk of Afton and Douglas Willis of New York; one stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, David Allen and Connie Blake of Chuckey; beloved mother-in-law, Edna Morrison of Chuckey; six grandchildren including two very special grandchildren, Jennifer and Joseph Vest; one great-granddaughter; one brother and sister-in-law, Billy Dale and Betty Hawk of Greeneville; one sister and brother-in-law, Vontriece and Glen Ottinger of Parrottsville; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Zion U.M. Church with Rev. David Woody and Rev. Frank Lethcoe officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
The body remained at Kiser Funeral Home until time to be taken to the church thirty minutes preceding the services.
The family received friends 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Kiser Funeral Home. Active pallbearers: J.C. Bright, Argel Ripley, Olen Kilday, Hubert Ottinger, Dallas Ottinger, Kyle Swinney, Randy Swinney, and Bobby Morrison. Honorary pallbearers: Rev. Taylor Haun, Tim Hawk, Teddy Hawk, Chris Hawk, Ronnie Reel, Kenny Reel, men of the Victory Sunday school class of Mt. Zion U.M. Church and the Menís Club of Mt. Zion U.M. Church, Dr. Charles Montgomery, Dr. James Rodgers, Johnny Ottinger, Tommy Vick, and Jimmy Vick.
Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, was in charge.

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