Miscellaneous Cocke County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Jackson Calvin Parker 
Died: 12/14/1998
Rev. Jackson Calvin Parker, 65, of Newport, died Friday at the Baptist Hospital of Knoxville after a short illness. 
He was the former pastor of the Forest Hill Baptist Church in Parrottsville and Pigeon Valley Baptist Church in Hartford, and several other churches in the area. He also served as director of missions and minister of music for the East Tennessee Baptist Association for several years; was pastor of the Telford Baptist Church in Telford; pastor of the Concord Baptist Church in Mosheim; minister of education at the Clark St. Baptist Church in Johnson City; president of the Newport Lions Club; and served as chairperson of Newport F.E.M.A. Board of Cocke County, and numerous other committees. 
He is survived by his wife, Sally Ann Bell Parker; one sister, Ann Kitchens of Richmond, Virginia; and two brothers, Neal Gordon Parker of Daphne, Alabama, and Paul Wayne Parker of Hixon. 
Funeral service was held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Manes Funeral Home. Interment was in the Forest Hill Cemetery. 
Manes Funeral Home was in charge. 

Johnnie Glenn Gilland 
Died: 12/16/1998
Johnnie Glenn Gilland, 67, of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, December 9, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. 
He was retired after 30 years as a supervisor with Stokely-Van Camp in Newport. 
He was a member of Newport Church of God. 
He was preceded in death by a son, Chester Gilland; and parents, Elbert and Channie Ball Gilland. 
Survivors: wife, Barbara Gilland of Clinton; daughters and son-in-law, Glenda and Kevin Newton of Maryville, and Theresa Holt of Newport; stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Betty and Jeff Williams of Talbott; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Janie Gilland of Longview, Texas; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Joe and Candy Carr of Lake City; five grandchildren; one great-grandson; seven step-great-grandchildren; stepsisters and stepbrothers-in-law, Edith and Clyde Johnson of Straw Plains and Donna and Michael Blanton of Knoxville; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Jan Gilland of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews. 
The funeral was 7 p.m. Friday, December 11, at Holley Gamble Chapel with Rev. Otis Ball officiating. Interment was 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 12, at Grandview Memorial Garden in Clinton. 
The family received friends 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, December 11, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. 
Holley Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton, was in charge.

Ralph Clayes Talcott 
Died: 12/16/1998
Ralph Clayes Talcott, 83, of Newport, died Tuesday morning at the Baptist Hospital of Knoxville after a short illness. 
Mr. Talcott was a veteran of World War II with service in the Pacific Campaign in Occupied Japan and in Germany, retiring as a major in 1948. 
He joined the U.S. State Department as a foreign service officer in 1951 and served in Greece, Turkey, and Iran. After leaving the foreign service, he served as executive director of the Fulbright Program in Athens, Greece. 
Mr. Talcott is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jones Talcott; brother, Raymond Talcott of Bakersfield, California; sister, Grace Baker of Grand Junction, Colorado; and many beloved nieces and nephews. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stokely Memorial Library, Habitat For Humanity or First United Methodist Church Ministry Of Music. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Virginia Strange Cook 
Died: 12/21/1998
Virginia (Jenny) Strange Cook, 48, of Mohawk, died Friday, December 18, at U.T. Hospital in Knoxville. 
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Amanda Waits of Midway; son, Jason Waits of Mohawk; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Timothy Jones of Mosheim; brothers, William Strange of Talbott and Mike Strange of Newport; sisters, Wilma Laws of Marion, Indiana, Charlotte Collier of Newport, Judy Webb of Newport, and Rita Lackey of Pigeon Forge; very special granddaughter, Katie Jones, of Mosheim; special friends, Velma Fox and Edith Dalton; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Willie Winters and Rev. Bernie Cagle officiating. Burial will be in Dutch Bottom Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday evening at Manes Funeral Home. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Dorothy Engler Johndreau 
Died: 12/21/1998
Mrs. Dorothy Engler Johndreau, 90, of Knoxville, died 10:20 a.m. Sunday, December 20. 
She was a member of Kirk Hills Presbyterian Church and Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. 
She was preceded in death by husband, Clarence Noel Johndreau; son, James Thomas Johndreau; parents, Nicholas Martin and Henrietta Byerman Engler; sister, Margaret Dinson; and brothers, Nick Engler and Carl Engler. 
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Kaye and Rev. Robert K. Davis, Knoxville, formerly of Newport; son and daughter-in-law, David E. and Barbara Johndreau, Citrus Heights, California; daughter-in-law, Romaine Sandra Johndreau, Jemison, Alabama; ten grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. 
Memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 23, at Kirk Hills Presbyterian Church, 4123 Buffat Mill Road, Knoxville, TN 37914, with Rev. Robert Temple officiating. 
Memorials may be made to Kirk Hills Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service on Wednesday at Kirk Hills Presbyterian Church. 
Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway, Knoxville, is in charge. 

Murphy L Johnson 
Died: 12/21/1998
Murphy L. Johnson, 79, of Sevierville, died Saturday, December 19, at Sevier Medical Center. 
He was a member of Alder Branch Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by daughter, Mary Anne Moore. 
Survivors: wife, Marie Johnson; son, David Johnson of Seymour; daughter, Susan Hayman of Elmer, New Jersey; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brother, Joseph Johnson of Newport. 
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Justus officiating. Interment to follow in Alder Branch Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home. 
Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, is in charge. 

Arthur McMahan 
Died: 12/21/1998
Arthur McMahan, 60, of Hartford, passed away Saturday at the U.T. Hospital following an automobile accident in Newport. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Magaline Johnson McMahan. 
He is survived by his children, Ruby and her husband, Gary Hagerman of Newport, Charlie and his wife, Delilah McMahan of Cosby, Jo Ann Hinson of Dandridge, Junior Ledford and Johnny Ray Ledford, both of Hartford, Arvin Ledford of Newport, Kathleen and her husband, Patrico Mujica of Cummings, Georgia, and Imogene Ledford of Harrisburg, Virginia; sisters, Deloris Johnson and Frankie Underwood, both of Cleveland, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Black’s Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Floyd Mooneyham officiating. Interment will be in the Black’s Cemetery. 
The body has been removed to his home in Hartford, where the family received friends Sunday evening and will receive friends Monday evening. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Maggie Grooms Phillips 
Died: 12/21/1998
Maggie Grooms Phillips, 75, of Newport, passed away late Saturday afternoon at Lakeway Regional Hospital in Morristown. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ellie Hooper Grooms; brothers, Edgar and Jerry Grooms; and sister, Mamalee Costner. 
She is survived by her husband, Alfred Phillips of Newport; sons and daughters-in-law, Buster and Carolyn Phillips of Morristown, Roy and Ann Phillips of Bogard, J.R. and Rachael Phillips of New Market, Randy and Rita Phillips of Newport, and Michael and Wanda Phillips of Bybee; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Rev. J.L. Sutton of Bogard, Wanda and Fred Lane of Morristown, Jan Kirkpatrick of Morristown, and Bobbie Phillips of Newport; 22 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; stepmother, Queenie Grooms of Cosby; sisters, Hazel Sutton of Cleveland, Ohio, Shirley McGaha of Newport, and Robin O’Reilly of Newport; and brothers, Johnny, Lawrence and Terry Grooms of Cosby. 
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Keith Sutton and Rev. J.L. Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Ogle Chapel Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday evening at Manes Funeral Home. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

James Harley Sane 
Died: 12/21/1998
James Harley Sane, 78, of Parrottsville, passed away Saturday morning at his home following a lengthy illness. 
He was a retired farmer. 
James is survived by his wife, Mary Worth Sane, of Parrottsville; daughter, Brenda Hazelwood of Newport; grandson, Wayne Hazelwood and his wife, Vanessa, of Parrottsville; great-grandchildren, Justin, Corey, and Rodney Hazelwood, all of Parrottsville; sisters, Nellie Sane of Parrottsville, Eva Nease of Greeneville, and Mary Ellen Norton of Newport; and very special friend, Blaine Rick of Newport. 
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday at the Brown Funeral Chapel with Rev. Paul Jennings and Rev. Joe Bible officiating. Interment in the Resthaven Memorial Garden. 
The family received friends Sunday evening at the Brown Funeral Home. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Sharon Kay Dockery 
Died: 12/23/1998
Sharon Kay Dockery, 44, of Newport, died Sunday at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville. 
She is survived by her husband, Richard "Sie" Dockery of Newport; his daughters, Letitia McGaha of Newport and Alisha Shipley of Knoxville; brother, Claude Lonnie Ivey of Newport; sister, Mary Sue Parton of Pigeon Forge; grandchildren, Casey, Heaven and Ronnie McGaha; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Tueday evening at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hudson Chesteen and Rev. John Clark officiating. Burial was 11 a.m. Wednesday in Birchfield Memorial Cemetery. 
The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. 
Manes Funeral Home was in charge. 

Eliza Lane Bible 
Died: 12/28/1998
Eliza Lane Bible, 90, of Warrensburg Community, died Friday morning, December 25, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital. 
She was a housewife and a member of Warrensburg Baptist Church. 
She was the daughter of the late Prime and Sarah Martin Lane and was preceded in death by her husband, Keel Bible; a daughter, Neva Madron; son-in-law, Billy C. Jarrell; two sisters; and three brothers. 
Survivors: one son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Serita Bible of Newport; four daughters and four sons-in-law, Marlene and Dan Ayers and June Jarrell, all of Warrensburg Community, Bobbie and Jeff Cox and Jane and Don Weems, all of Mosheim, and Forrest Madron of Bybee; 14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Elizabeth Dawson of Eagleville, Grace Turner of Ten Mile, and Ann Honeycutt of Bowater; three brothers, Earnest Lane of Cleveland, Ohio, Connie Lane of Chesapeake, Virginia, and Robert Lane of Sacramento, California; special friends, Heidi and Holli Vrandenburg of Warrensburg Community; and several nieces and nephews. 
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at Kiser Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bernie Cagle and Rev. Luther Reed officiating. Interment will be in Bible Cemetery. 
The body will remain at Kiser Funeral Home throughout the services. The family received friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Kiser Funeral Home. 
Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, is in charge. 

Bill Bible 
Died: 01/08/1999
Bill Bible, 77, of Newport, passed away Monday, January 4, at Johnson City Medical Center. 
Bill had retired from farming. 
He was preceded in death by parents, Minnis and Mary Bible; also a daughter, Ann Cutshaw. 
His survivors include son, Billy Bible of Morristown; daughters, Charlotte Sue Carter of Morristown, Patsy Jane and her husband, O’Dell Gilliam of Atlanta, Georgia, Judy Lynn and her husband, Douglas Bensing of Montgomery, Alabama, and Rhonda Kay and her husband, Dennis Cockerham of Boonesboro, North Carolina; and sister, Betty McKinnion of Phoenix, Arizona. Bill was blessed with 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral service will be held Thursday, January 7, at 2 p.m., at Brown Funeral Chapel with Brother John Bugg officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 6, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Interment will be in Bear Creek Church Cemetery. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

Willie Joe Cogdill 
Died: 12/28/1998
Willie Joe Cogdill, 51, of Cosby, passed away Saturday morning at Fort Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville. 
He was preceded in death by a sister, Pam White, of Waterville, North Carolina. 
Willie is survived by his father and mother, Olenis and Alleen (Hall) Cogdill of Newport; three daughters, Melissa and her husband, Terry Ramsey, Newport, Jackie Harris, Newport, and Betty Joe, Newport; two sons, Mitchell Cogdill and Joey and his wife, Brenda Cogdill, Newport; two grandchildren, Tera Ramsey and Jenifer Eslinger, both of Newport; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Roger and Charlotte Cogdill, Ronald Dean and Ginger Cogdill, and Randy Cogdill, all of Newport; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Brenda and Bill Ford, Newport, and Norma Sue Coggins, Newport; special aunt, Edna Coggins; and several nieces and nephews. 
The family receceived friends Sunday, December 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home. 
Funeral service will be Monday, December 28, at 2 p.m., at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Williamson officiating. Interment in Union Cemetery. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge.

Loretta Dalton Jones 
Died: 12/28/1998
Loretta "Goose" Dalton Jones, 76, of 2318 Wonderland Way, White Pine, passed away Sunday, December 27, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital in Morristown. 
She was born and raised in Pulaski County, Kentucky. 
She was a retired dept. store sales clerk and was a home health caregiver. 
She was the daughter of the late Clyde and Martha Jasper Dalton; and was preceded in death by brother, George Dalton; and sister, Mae Dalton. 
Survivors: daughter, Joyce Jasper of Newport; grandchildren, Corrie Ann Jasper and Jerry Eugene Belcher Jr.; and sisters, Lorene Vaught, Beulah Jones, Minnie Thompson, Lizzie Jones, Lou Powers, and Helen Jones. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, at Farrar’s Dandridge chapel with Rev. Burton Bradley officiating. Her family will receive friends immediately following the service. 
The body will be removed to Morris and Hiscope Funeral Home, U.S. Hwy. 27 North, Science Hill, Kentucky, for services and burial. 
Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge. 

Margaret Lucille Parker 
Died: 12/28/1998
Margaret Lucille Parker, 73, of Newport, passed away Friday, December 25, at her home. 
She was a member of Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Myrtle France; son, Alfred "Kenny" Parker Jr.; infant daughter, Joyce Ann Parker; sister, Mae Briggs; and brother, Clarence France. 
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Alfred Parker; son, Ronald Parker; daughter and son-in-law, Delores and Danny Buckner; daughter-in-law, Lisa Parker; sister, Dorothy Hall; brother, William France; grandchildren, Michael and Angie Miller, Andy Parker and Kelly Faulconer; seven great-grandchildren; mother-in-law, Rachel Parker; special friends, Gladys McMahan, Willie Hartsell and Betty Rimmer; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. 
Funeral service was 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dutch Bottoms Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Warren, Rev. Ned Ramsey, Rev. Bryan Bradley, and Rev. Rick Hollifield officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. 
Manes Funeral Home was in charge.

Jessa Gorman Phillips 
Died: 12/28/1998
Jesse Gorman Phillips, of Newport, was born January 7, 1918, in Sardis, and passed away December 24, 1998, at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee in Knoxville. 
He was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church as long as his health permitted. 
He served in the CCC’s prior to World War II and four years in the Signal Corps attached to the Army Air Force during World War II. 
He retired from Western Electric Company with 40 years’ service, at which time Newport became his home. 
He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and The American Legion. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. W.W. and Mary McMurray Phillips. 
Survivors are his beloved wife of 56 years, Georgia Mae Lewis Phillips; son and daughter-in-law, Lloyd W. and Cynthia Phillips, all of Newport; brother, James Paris Phillips of Big Sandy; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Riley Huffstetler officiating, with burial in the Union Cemetery. 
The family received friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the funeral services. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church Chapel Fund. 
Manes Funeral Home was in charge. 

Freddie Dane Askew 
Died: 12/30/1998
Freddie Dane Askew, 48, of Newport, died Monday, December 28, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County. 
He is survived by his wife, Sheila H. Askew, of Newport; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Brooke Askew; son, Bradley Askew, all of Newport; daughter and son-in-law, Bridgette and Barry Phillips of Del Rio; grandchildren, Freddie Logan West and Hunter Max Phillips, both of Del Rio; parents, Charles and Ruth Askew of Parrottsville; brother and sister-in-law, Charles Ray and Eva Askew of Sevierville; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Otha Rolen of Parrottsville; sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Dennis Caldwell of Newport; and several nieces and nephews. 
The funeral was held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Manes Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Mason Lee, Larry Wells and Jerry Williams officiating. The burial will be 12 noon Wednesday in Union Cemetery. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Eula Mae Gregory 
Died: 12/30/1998
Eula Mae Gregory, 64, of Newport, died Tuesday, December 29, at her home. 
She was a member of South Side Baptist Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Gregory Jr.; and her father, Leonard Crum. 
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Sandy Gregory of Dallas, Texas, and Lamar and Vicki Gregory of Crosby, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Jeff McGaha of Newport; mother, Pauline Crum of Newport; brothers, Earl Crum of Newport, Mack Crum of Maryland, and Elwood Crum and L.D. Crum, both of Newport; sister, Jewel Hall of Maryland; grandchildren, Jason and Jenna of Dallas, Texas, and Michael, Venessa and Lindsay of Crosby, Texas; and great-grandchildren, Megan, Brandon and Blayre of Crosby, Texas. 
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Manes Funeral Chapel with Rev. Charles Lowery officiating. Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday in Taft Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to East Tennessee Eye Bank or the Kidney Foundation. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

Frankie Sands Johnson 
Died: 12/30/1998
Frankie Lee Sands Johnson, 88, of River Drive, Hot Springs, North Carolina, died Wednesday, December 30, in a local North Carolina hospital. 
A native and life-long resident of Madison County, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Mary Bullman Sands. She was the wife of the late Leroy Johnson, who served as the chief of the Hot Springs Police Department for 31 years. 
Mrs. Johnson is survived by daughters, Alma Cooper of Swannanoa, North Carolina, Luceal Moore of Avery’s Creek, North Carolina, and Dorothy Young and Debra Herrmann, both of Aberdeen, North Carolina; sons, James Johnson of Hot Springs, North Carolina, Roy Johnson of Helen, Georgia, Richard Johnson of Burnsville, North Carolina, and John Johnson of Hot Springs, North Carolina; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. 
Graveside services for Mrs. Johnson were conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 2, at Fairview Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Larry Arrowood officiated. 
The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Madison Funeral Home, where Mrs. Johnson remained until taken to the cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Cancer Society. 
Madison Funeral Home, Marshall, North Carolina, was in charge. 

Viola Smiley Sloan 
Died: 12/30/1998
Mrs. Viola Mae Smiley Sloan, 75, of White Pine, passed away Wednesday, December 30, at Jefferson County Nursing Home after a long illness. 
She was the widow of Rev. Burl H. Smiley and William (Bill) Sloan. 
She was a member of Leadvale Baptist Church. 
Survived by son, Eugene Smiley of Bybee; grandsons and wives, Tim and Judy Smiley of White Pine and Mike and LeAnne Smiley of Cleveland; four great-grandsons, Jake Smiley, Noah Smiley, Brandon Smiley, and Zack Foster Smiley; sisters, Elvie Wilburn of Madisonville and Lorena Moser of Sweetwater; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Friday evening, January 1, at Farrar’s White Pine chapel with Rev. Bud Cagle officiating. The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. prior to services. 
Interment was 10 a.m. Saturday morning, January 2, at Jefferson Memorial Gardens, Jefferson City. 
Farrar Funeral Home, White Pine, was in charge of arrangements.

Cecil Eugene Ottinger 
Died: 12/31/1998
Cecil Eugene Ottinger, 71, of Del Rio, died Tuesday, December 29, at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Mary Ottinger; and one brother, Fred Ottinger. 
He is survived by his dear friend, Virgie Benson of Del Rio; brother, Wilford Ottinger; sister, Selma Bible, both of Parrottsville; five nieces; and several great-nieces and great-nephews. 
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Manes Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bill Murr officiating. Burial will be in Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday evening, December 31, at Manes Funeral Home. 
Manes Funeral Home is in charge. 

M. Kathleen Kuhn 
Died: 01/04/1999
M. Kathleen Kuhn, born September 2, 1915, departed this life January 4, 1999. 
She was preceded in death by husband, Fred Kuhn Sr.; and son, Ben Kuhn. 
She was a member of Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, Newport. 
Survived by sons, Fred Kuhn Jr. and Michael P. Kuhn. 
Graveside services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 6, at the Jefferson Memorial Gardens. Father David Garrett officiated. 
Family and friends met at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of the Annunciation, 304 Cosby Road, Newport, TN 37821. 
Farrar Funeral Home, 411 West Broadway, Jefferson City, was in charge. 

Marjorie L Pruitt 
Died: 01/04/1999
Marjorie L. Pruitt, 76, of Newport, entered this world on June 20, 1922. She departed this life on January 4, 1999. 
She was preceded in death by her mother, Hazel Lamaster; father, Perl Woods; husband, Adie Pruitt Sr.; son, Billy Pruitt; and daughter-in-law, Melanie Pruitt. 
Marjorie was a faithful member of Woodlawn Methodist Church. 
She is survived by her daughter, Yvette Pruitt of Newport; sons, Adie Pruitt Jr. of Knoxville, James and his wife, Marjorie Pruitt, Larry and his wife, Charlene Pruitt, Herman and his wife, Melissa Pruitt, Todd Pruitt, Carl Pruitt, and Tyrone Pruitt, all of Newport. She was blessed with 21 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Other survivors include an aunt, Alice Stewart; nephew and niece, Freddie and Barbara Lamaster, all of Newport; special friend, Sue Pruitt of Dandridge; and a host of relatives and friends. 
Funeral service will be at Brown Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, January 6, at 8 p.m., with Rev. E.O. Cole and Rev. Charlie Ownsby officiating. 
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. 
Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Thursday, January 7, at 10 a.m. 
Brown Funeral Home is in charge. 

John Junior Reed 
Died: 01/04/1999
John Junior Reed, 67, of Newport, died Monday, January 4, at his home. 
He was retired from Quaker Oats and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. 
He was of the Baptist faith. 
Survivors: wife, Letha Reed of the home; children, Clyde Reed, Ricky Reed, Elbert Reed, and Lisa Reed Gregg, all of Newport, and Johnna Reed of Nashville and Billy Reed of Johnson City; stepchildren, James Collie, Timmy Gass, Sandra Kay Cutshaw, Mary Worex, and Joyce Starnes, all of Newport; sisters, Bonnie Delph of Mooresburg, Shirley Walker of Bybee, and Elizabeth Ball and Lillie Gambrell, both of Newport; brothers, Manuel Parker of Morristown and Joseph Parker of Mosheim; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Other survivors: several nieces, nephews and special friends, Leonard Ottinger and Larry Ball. 
The family received friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday and will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday evening at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. 
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 7, at Costner-Maloy Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Dale Hayes officiating. Interment will be in Shady Grove Cemetery. 
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home is in charge.


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