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DAVIS, CARROLL W., age 84, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 1998, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He was former co-owner of Silvers and Davis Plumbing; a veteran of World War II and a member of Cherokee Hills Baptist Church. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Martha Eland Davis; first wife, Christene Davis and brother, Brownie Davis. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Bishop Davis; daughters, and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Eddie Beckner of Morristown, Sherry and Bill Nenney of Harrison, TN., Dorothy Haynes and Tanya Stephenson of Morristown; granddaughters, Tina Hale, Terri Beckner, Debra Postelle, Donna Nenney, Niki Lephew and Kris Haynes; grandsons, Michael Holt and Benjamin Stephenson; great-grandchildren, John Edward Hale and Lance Postelle; sister, Mary Silvers of Morristown; two nieces. Funeral service will be Friday, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. Gary Biggs officiating. Graveside services will be Saturday, 10:00 a.m. in the Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the services. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

HAMPTON, JACKIE J., age 64, of Morristown, passed away September 3, 1998 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown in charge of arrangements.

MOORE, NINA O., of 245 Meadowbrook Rd., Afton, TN., born August 7, 1904 in Greene County, passed away September 2, 1998 in Greeneville, TN. She was a retired LPN. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Friday at Doughty-Stevens Chapel. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

KENNEDY, CECIL J., 82, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 1998 at Life Care of Jefferson City. He was of the Baptist faith; a World War II veteran and a member of Powell Lodge No. 0582 F&AM. Survived by wife, Violet Kennedy of Jefferson City; step-children, Ed Potter of Fla., John Potter of Ga., Barbara Kidd of Texas, John R. Swann of Colorado and Wanda Mitchell of New Market; nephew, Glenn Wade of Lenoir City; several other nieces and nephews. Masonic graveside service 2 p.m. Friday at Sherwood Memorial Garden conducted by Powell Lodge No. 0582 F&AM. Friends may call Thursday at their convenience at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

POLLARD, RUTH ANN, 43, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 1998 at Life Care of Jefferson City. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.

CARIE, MISS TERESA ELISE, 48, 1017 Harding Avenue, Johnson City, died Tuesday, September 1, 1998. Rosary service will be conducted Thursday, September 3, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 2211 E. Lakeview Drive, Johnson City. Father Bill Gahagan, Celebrant, and Father Steve LePrad, Con-Celebrant will officiate. Mass of Christian burial will follow the rosary service at the church. Graveside committal service will be held Friday, September 4, 1998, at 10:00 a.m. in Monte Vista Burial Park. Those planning to attend the committal services are to be at the cemetery by 9:50 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church Building Fund, 2211 E. Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, TN., 37601. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the church. Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, TN., is in charge of arrangements.

SMITH, FREDDY, age 53, of Knowling Loop Road, Talbott, passed away suddenly at 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning, September 3, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Phone (423) 475-3892.

SIMPSON, CHARLES E., age 89, of 1484 Groseclose Road, New Market, passed away at 7:53 a.m. Thursday morning, September 3, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City after a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Phone (423) 475-3892.

HELTON, HELEN, age 63, of 1923 Pollard Road, Talbott, passed away at 7:57 p.m. Wednesday evening, September 2, 1998, at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Phone (423) 475-3892.

SIZEMORE, LELA BELLE, (MORGAN), age 78, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 1998, at her home. She was a life long resident of Morristown and a member of Kingswood Primitive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Sizemore; parents, Sterling and Sally Morgan; sister, Leona and great-granddaughter, Whitney Sizemore. Mrs. Sizemore is survived by three children and their spouses, Donnie and Pat Sizemore, Doris and Raymond Webb, Eddie and Sue Sizemore, all of Morristown; grandchildren and their spouses and great-grandchildren, Vicky, Marty and Travis Singleton, Jeff, Carol and Emily Sizemore, Tina, Troy and Casey Gibson, Steve, Stacy, Heather and Austin Webb; twin sister, Reba Nelle Hawk of Loudon; nieces and nephew, Charles Hawk of Mesa, AZ., Mary Ruth Shaw of Lenoir City, Betty Jo McCollough of Sweetwater, Barbara Hughes of Loudon and Margaret Hawk of Knoxville. Funeral services will be Friday, 2:00 p.m. at Kingswood Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Miller and Rev. LeRoy Forgey officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes before services. Interment will follow in the Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BOWLIN, THOMAS (T.A.), age 73, of Bean Station, passed away early this morning at his residence. Funeral service will be Saturday, 2 p.m. at Westside Chapel. Interment to follow in the Noeton Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Published Thursday September 3, 1998.

SEAL, SARAH BURKETTE, age 88, of West Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown, passed away September 8, 1998 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a member of Panther Springs United Methodist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School Class. Preceded in death by her husband, W.T. Seal; parents, James and Martha Marion; sister, Orpha Johnson; brothers, Grover, Henry and Campbell Marion. Survivors: son, Kenneth H. Seal of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda Lou and Jimmy Peoples of Morristown; grandson and wife, Scott and Dee Dee Seal of Germany; granddaughter and husband, Sarah and Doak Gilliam of Morristown; brother, Wilbur Marion of Sneedville; several nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Panther Springs United Methodist Church with Rev. Garland James officiating. Interment will be in Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Mayes Mortuary. Memorial gifts may be made to the building fund or the organ fund of Panther Springs United Methodist Church. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements. 

CALDWELL, NOLA K., 317 N. Hill St., Apt C. Morristown, passed away September 8, 1998 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She was a beautician. Dockery Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

GOINS, THOMAS RALPH, age 42, of Henard Town, Rogersville, passed away Monday, September 7, 1998, at his residence. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Robinson and Dorothy Goins; two brothers, Earnest Goins and Elmer Goins; parents, Arcie and Leona Goins. He is survived by his son, Richie Kerley Goins of Rogersville; two daughters, Crystal Young and Tracy Goins, both of Rogersville; three sisters, Martha Price, Brenda Worley, and Betty Johnson, all of Rogersville; seven brothers, Daniel Goins, Stanley Goins, Doyle Goins, Jerry Goins, Charlie Goins, Worley Goins, and Eugene Goins, all of Rogersville; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends anytime at the residence of Charlie Goins, 333 Hillcrest St., Rogersville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville.

ROACH, PAUL KENNETH, age 62, of Bean Station went to be with the Lord Monday, September 7, 1998 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a member of Crossroad Baptist Church and was preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Virgie Roach and brother, Harold Roach. Survivors: his wife, Susan Roach; sons, Jeff Roach and Tim Roach; daughter, Teresa Woods, all of Morristown; step-daughters, Tammy Farmer and Debra Townsley, both of Bean Station; brother and sisters, Shirley Carpenter of Morristown, Clyde Roach Jr., of Russellville, Mary Fassler of Talbott, Susan Williams of South Carolina; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 9 at Stubblefield Chapel with Rev. Lester Byrd and Rev. Randy Seals officiating. Interment in Helton Cemetery. Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown in charge.

FERGUSON, CLAY, age 68, of Bean Station, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 1998. He was a member of Sandy Springs Baptist Church in Sneedville and was retired from NCR. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Martha Rhea Ferguson; brothers, Homer (Buck) Ferguson and Clarys Ferguson. Survivors: daughters, Lana Ferguson, Bean Station, Vivian Ordonio, Prattville, Alabama, Lorie Gibson, Mooresburg, Vickie Hattaway, Morristown; sisters, Gladys Seal, Sneedville, Edith Woodruff, Sneedville, Imogene Hillburn, Red Oak, Oklahoma; grandsons, William, David, Philip; granddaughters, Erika, Jessica, Melanie. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home with Rev. David Alder and Rev. David Lawson officiating. Interment in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BARKER, DOROTHY L., 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 1998 at Life Care of Jefferson City. Funeral service will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.

LAY, ELNORA, age 64, of Morristown, TN., passed away Sunday, September 6, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 9, 1998, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Dr. Richard Emmert officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the service. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

HOPKINS, BOBBIE JUNE, age 57, of Talbott, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, September 8, 1998, at the Life Care Center in Jefferson City after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. Hopkins was a faithful member of the Sartain Springs Missionary Baptist Church of White Pine and was preceded in death by her parents, William and Pearl Hopkins. Survivors include her sisters and brothers-in-law, Ethel and the late Howard Hill, Virginia and Horace Greene, and Sarah and Escoe Smith, all of Talbott; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bernard and Douglas Hopkins of the home, J.T. and Helen Hopkins of White Pine, Marshall and Betty Hopkins of Talbott, Coy and Louise Hopkins, and Fred and Margaret Hopkins of Talbott; several nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and great-nephews; aunts and uncles, Grace and Jean Hill, Elmer and Julia Knowling, Palmer and Mildred Hopkins, all of Talbott, Horace and Kathleen Knowling of Billings, Montana; numerous cousins, Hazel Knowling of Morristown, Lorraine Hopkins of White Pine, and Edith Hopkins of Talbott; special friends, Dee and Opal Cameron and Mae Welch of Talbott. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon, September 10, 1998, from the Sartain Springs Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Mike Potter, Reverend Phil Hopkins, and Reverend Leslie Griffin officiating. The body will be moved to the church 30 minutes prior to services, Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, September 9, 1998, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Phone (423) 475-3892.

CALDWELL, NOLA K., age 60, of 2256 Crown Circle, born November 12, 1937 in Morristown, passed away September 8, 1998 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She was a beautician for many years. Family will receive friends Saturday, September 12, 1998 at Friendship Holiness Church from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.. Funeral services will be held at Friendship Holiness Church, Saturday, September 12, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. Interment in City Cemetery, Morristown. Dockery Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

GOINS, THOMAS RALPH, age 42, of Henard Town, Rogersville, passed away Monday. September 7, 1998, at his residence. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Robinson and Dorothy Goins; two brothers, Earnest Goins and Elmer Goins; parents, Arcie and Leona Goins. He is survived by his son, Richie Kerley Goins of Rogersville; two daughters, Crystal Young and Tracy Goins, both of Rogersville; three sisters, Martha Price, Brenda Worley, and Betty Johnson, all of Rogersville; seven brothers, Daniel Goins, Stanley Goins, Doyle Goins, Jerry Goins, Charlie Goins, Worley Goins, and Eugene Goins, all of Rogersville; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends anytime at the residence of Charlie Goins, 333 Hillcrest St., Rogersville. Funeral services will be held 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Glen Bradley officiating. Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday in Hurd Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville. Colboch-Price Funeral Home in charge.

LEE, WILLIE NEEDHAM, age 91, passed away September 8, 1998 at Ridgeview Terrace, Rutledge. A charter member of Fairview Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Bert Lee; and daughter, Marion Noe. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and J.B. Kitts; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews and close relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Cooke Mortuary. Services will be conducted by Rev. Ernest Greene and Rev. Royal Helton. Interment. Booker-Needham Cemetery. Pallbearers: Todd Sharp, Mike Reed, Jeff Lee, Lloyd Needham, Lynn Smith and Wesley Needham. Cooke Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

FERGUSON, CLAY, age 68, of Bean Station, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 1998. He was retired from NCR. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Interment in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BARKER, DOROTHY TALLEY, 88, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 1998 at Life Care of Jefferson City. She was a member of Mill Springs Baptist Church; wife of the late Willie Barker and the daughter of the late Mattie and J. Wiley Talley. Survived by several nieces and nephews. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday at Mills Springs Cemetery with Rev. Rusty Webster officiating. Friends may call Friday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Fielden Funeral Home New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

PRATT, ROBERT LEE, age 55, of 309 Mohawk Street, Morristown, passed away at his home Wednesday, September 9, 1998. He was of the Holiness faith. He was the son of Kathleen Myers and the late Wayne Pratt. Mr. Pratt served in the U.S. Navy for four years and was a fire fighter for Hamblen County for 7½ years and worked for Lear Seating for 12 years. Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Jeff Swanson (Tammey), Mrs. Rick Lindsey (Wendy); grandchildren, Brad Clark, Pam Swanson, Samantha Lindsey; brother, Donald Wayne Pratt and sister-in-law, Jerry; uncle, Harold Linkous; several aunts, nieces and nephews; very special friend, Shannon Sue Pratt. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at Mayes Mortuary with Revs. William Gardner and Byron Chambers officiating. Military graveside services will be at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

WALLEN, MARTHA E., age 73, of Kyles Ford, TN., passed away Wednesday, September 9, 1998, at Holston Valley Hospital, following a brief illness. She was a Royal, Golden Mother. She was a member of Davis Chapel Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. James Kinsler; mother, Mary Ann Kinsler; four brothers, Hugh Kyle Kinsler, Willard Kinsler, Bruce Kinsler and Rev. John Paul Kinsler. She is survived by two sons, Gregory E. Wallen of Sneedville, Don M. Wallen of Russellville; two daughters, Loretta C. Kinsler of Sneedville, Mary Maye of Rogersville; 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five brothers, James Kinsler of Kingsport, Doyle Kinsler of White Pine, Robert Kinsler, Dwayne Kinsler, both of Morristown, Morris Kinsler of Bean Station; three sisters, Alma Lawson of Sneedville, Ruth Dingus of Kingsport and Mary Jo Hankins of Georgia; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Baptist Church with Rev. Ted Riner and Rev. Gene Bolden officiating. Interment will follow in the Trent Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday at Magnolia Baptist Church. The family will visit at the church Thursday. Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville in charge.

CANTWELL, BERNICE WILDER, age 73, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 9, 1998. She was a charter member of Northside Baptist Church where she was secretary and treasurer for many years and was preceded in death by her husband, Taylor Cantwell; brothers and sisters, Millie Greene, Depsia Greene, Kyle Wilder, Duane Wilder, Edna Trent; daughter-in-law, Bobbie Jean Cantwell. Survivors: her sons and daughters-in-law, T.J. Cantwell, Gary and Terry Cantwell, Keith and Debbie Cantwell, all of Morristown; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters and brother, Johnnie Rhea, Emily Trent, Hubert Wilder, all of Sneedville, Betty Jo Davis of Mt. Carmel; special friends, Loretta Jones, Ruth Gass, Mae Lamb; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Northside Baptist Church with Rev. Kester Bunch and Rev. Lee Seal officiating. Interment in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

SEAL, SARAH BURKETTE, age 88, of West Andrew Johnson Hwy., Morristown, passed away September 8, 1998 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a member of Panther Springs United Methodist Church and the Fidelis Sunday School Class. Preceded in death by her husband, W.T. Seal; parents, James and Martha Marion; sister, Orpha Johnson; brothers, Grover, Henry and Campbell Marion. Survivors: son, Kenneth H. Seal of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda Lou and Jimmy Peoples of Morristown; grandson and wife, Scott and Dee Dee Seal of Germany; granddaughter and husband, Sarah and Doak Gilliam of Morristown; brother, Wilbur Marion of Sneedville; several nieces and nephews. Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Panther Springs United Methodist Church with Revs. Garland James and Luther Lawson officiating. Interment will be in Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Mayes Mortuary. Memorial gifts may be made to the building fund or the organ fund of Panther Springs United Methodist Church. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

MCDANIEL, JOHNATHON ELI, age 8, of Rutledge, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 1998. He attended church with his grandmother at Cedar Hill Church of God in Talbott. Survivors include parents, Howard (Eddie) and Melissa McDaniel; sisters, Amanda and Jessica; grandparents, Gilford and Oma Lee McDaniel and Wilma and Carlos Thurman; great-grandparents, Wilba McDaniel and Lou Vernia Moore; and several aunts and uncles. Funeral services for Johnathon will be held Saturday at Mitchell Springs Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Mitchell Springs Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Smith Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements made by Smith Funeral Home in Rutledge.

GREENE, HATTIE, age 81, of 2151 Highway 113, Whitesburg, passed away Thursday, September 10,1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center following an extended illness. She was a member and former Sunday School teacher at Whitesburg Missionary Baptist Church. She was a former principal and school teacher at St. Clair Elementary School. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Eva Whitlock; two brothers. She is survived by her husband, Grant Greene of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Deanie Greene, of Whitesburg; two granddaughters, Shea and Kara Greene both of Whitesburg; sister, Daisy Webb of Cosby; four nieces, Delores of Newport, Gail, Donita both of Cosby and Doodle of Kentucky; nephew, Dean of Cosby; two sisters-in-law, Mary Hileman of Rogersville and Madge Robinette of Harlan, Kentucky; two brothers-in-law, Ralph Greene of Dixon, Texas and Bille Greene of Rogersville. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Leroy Davis and Rev. J.R. Stump officiating. Interment will follow in Bethesda Cemetery in Morristown. The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville. Colboch-Price Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

HOWELL, JAMES EDWARD, 60, of R#1 Rutledge passed away Saturday September 12, 1998 at his home. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home, New Market in charge of arrangements.

JARNAGIN, CHARLES RILEY, age 67, long time resident of the Alpha Community, passed away Thursday, September 10, 1998, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. Funeral service will be Saturday, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. J.B. Gulley officiating. Graveside services will be Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery. The family received friends Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the service. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

JUSTUS, RUPERT HAMILTON, age 90, of Morristown, passed away Saturday, September 12, 1998, at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a retired farmer and member of Maple Grove Baptist Church, Del Rio, TN. Mr. Justus was preceded in death by his wife, Tessie L. Justus; brothers, Alf, Gray, Edgar and Robert Justus; sister, Mary J. Russell. Survivors include his step-daughters and sons-in-law, Kate and Ted Atchison of Bethesda, MD, Ruth and Avery Mayes of Morristown, Maie R. Stokley of Knoxville; step-sons and daughters-in-law, Joe E. and Charlotte Roberts, John and Ann Roberts of Morristown; grandchildren, Gayle Dawson of Knoxville, Sandra James of Atlanta, Joe Johns and Robyn Robinson of Morristown and Kathy Mayes of Knoxville; eight great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Frances Ervin and Ilalie J. Moore of Newport, Shirley Ponder of Milton, Fla.; a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be Monday, 11;00 a.m. at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with Dr. Richard Emmert officiating. Interment to follow in the Jefferson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. The family request in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Maple Grove Baptist Church, Del Rio, TN. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

SMITH, HOWARD, age 79, of Tazewell passed away Saturday morning at V.A. Hospital in Johnson City. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday at Cunningham Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell in charge.

TRENT, ALONZO W. (LON), age 89, of Sneedville, passed away Thursday, September 10, 1998 at his home. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, September 13, 1998 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel. Interment in the Byrd-Trent Cemetery. Family received friends Saturday from 7 to 9 at McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville. McNeil Funeral Home, Sneedville in charge of arrangements. Phone No. 1-423-733-2246. 

WORKMAN, MOLLIE B., 86, of Mascot, passed away Sunday, September 13, 1998 at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday at Fielden Chapel with Rev. Robert Moore officiating. Interment in Caledonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

RAINES, XEN (RED), age 74, of the Solway Community, passed away Monday, September 14, 1998 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge after a lengthy illness. He was the owner of Solway Exxon. Preceded in death by wife, Mary Owena Raines; sister and brother-in-law, Anna Ray and W.W. Jones. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Yvonne and Howard Leffew of Solway, Susan and Kerry Burleson of Johnson City; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Arlene, Ray and Janie, Donald and Donna, DeWayne and Angela, all of Knoxville, Phil and Linda of Morristown; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; niece, Joanna Jones; nephew, Claude Jones. Family and friends will assemble 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m., graveside and interment service with Rev. Mickey Leffew officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Methodist Regional Cancer Center, care of Methodist Medical Center Foundation, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN. 37830. Friends may call at their convenience at the home of Yvonne Leffew or Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel, 6200 Kingston Pike. Rose Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

NELSON, CARROLL A., age 83, of White Pine, passed away Monday evening, September 14, 1998 at the Jefferson Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was a retired electrician and was a member of the J.B.E.W. Preceded in death by wife, Jean Huffaker Nelson, Mrs. Bertha Nelson Stuart, aunt, and parents, John B. and Pauline Arnold Nelson. Survivors: sons, Stuart Nelson of White Pine, James Nelson of Chuckey, TN.; grandchildren, John Nelson and Cynthia Jenkins; great-grandson, Colton Jenkins; sister, Earnestine Bailey of Orlando, Fla. Funeral services Wednesday, September 16, 1998, 8:00 p.m. at Farrar White Pine Chapel with Rev. Dwight Kenney officiating. Interment graveside services Thursday, 10:00 a.m. at Jarnagin Cemetery in Morristown. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to Kidz Kountry, in care of City Hall, P.O. Box 66, White Pine, TN. 37890. Family will receive friends Wednesday evening, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home White Pine. Farrar Funeral Home in charge.

JINKS, SAM, of Mooresburg, born December 12, 1913, passed away September 15, 1998 in Morristown. He was a farmer and member of Spruce Pine Grove Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at Spruce Pine Grove Baptist Church, Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Stubblefield Funeral Home, Mooresburg in charge of arrangements.

TURNER, THOMAS DELMUS, of Morristown, born December 29, 1916., passed away at the Life Care Center, Jefferson City, September 14, 1998. He was retired from Berkline Corporation. The family will receive friends at Stubblefield Funeral Home Wednesday, September 16, 1998, from 6:30- 8:00 p.m. with funeral at 8:00 p.m. Interment 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Hamblen Memory Gardens. Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown in charge of arrangements. 

BUELL, PAUL EWING, age 24, of Morristown, passed away as the result of an accident in Bean Station. He was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by grandparents, George and Ruth Maratellos. Survivors: parents, Steve and Freda Corbett and Anthony Maratellos; sisters, Krystal and Tammy Jarnigan; brother, Dewayne Stewart; grandparents, Ewing (Doc) and Dorthy Buell, Carl and Lillian Corbett; nephew, Beby Jarnigan; special love, Lee Ann Null and son, Derek; several special aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Chapel, Morristown, with Rev. Eugene White and Rev, Dale Brooks officiating. Interment in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

JINKS, SAM, of Mooresburg, born December 12, 1913, passed away September 15, 1998 in Morristown. He was a farmer and member of Spruce Pine Grove Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at Spruce Pine Grove Baptist Church, Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Stubblefield Funeral Home, Mooresburg in charge of arrangements.

GIVENS, EARL J., age 71, of Sneedville, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at the Laurel Manor Nursing Home in New Tazewell. He was preceded in death by parents, Luther and Leona Givens; sisters, Ruth Jones and Madeline Smith. He was saved at an early age. Survivors: sons and daughters, Bobby, Jennie, Patty, Joanna, Earlene, Susan and BeBe, all of Maryland; brothers, Carlos Givens of Knoxville, Lon D. Givens of Maryland; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Friday at the McNeil Funeral Home. Rev. Carl Ray Cope officiating. Interment in the Harrison Burke Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 9 at the McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville. McNeil Funeral Home, Sneedville, in charge of arrangements. Phone No. 1-423-733-2246.

NEASE, MR. AUBREY FRED, of Parrottsville, Tennessee, born June 4, 1916 in Greene County, passed away September 15, 1998 in Greene County. He was retired from American Enka, retired dairy farmer. Services will be held at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 18, 1998, Interment in the Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6 until 9 p.m. Thursday evening. Costner-Maloy Funeral Home in charge.

TURNER, IVA WINTER, 75, of Parrottsville, died Tuesday at Johnson City Medical Center due to an automobile accident. She was a faithful member of the Luther Memorial Lutheran Church and a charter member of the Natural Bridge Ruritan Club where she helped with many community projects. She operated a dairy farm for many years in the Harned Chapel Community where all who knew her loved her and was known for her helping of others and good cooking. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Emma Winter; brother, Floyd Winter; daughter, Anna Jo Ottinger; and husbands, Everette Ottinger and Herbert “Bo” Turber. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Cline of Parrottsville; step-children, Peggy Freshour of Newport and Jerry Turner of Clinton; sisters, Betty Nease of Parrottsville and Shirley Leach of Morristown; granddaughters and husbands, Renee and Danny Strange, Dawn and Jerry (Mickey) Johnson of Parrottsville and Michelle and Eric Knowles of Missouri; grandson, Chris Cline of Parrottsville; step-grandson, Eric Freshour of Newport; great-grandchildren, Daniel Strange, Erick Knowles and Baby Johnson due in December; step-great-granddaughter, Robyn Freshour. Funeral service will be held Friday 2:00 p.m. at the Manes Funeral Home with the Rev. Claude Villemaire officiating. Interment will be in the Harned Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-9 tonight (Thursday, Sept. 17) at the funeral Home. Manes Funeral Home in charge. 

KIRKPATRICK, WILLIE NELSON, age 78, of the Persia Community, Rogersville, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 1998, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, following an extended illness. He was a member of Persia Baptist Church. He was a retired carpenter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Kirkpatrick; parents, Charlie and Lucy Kirkpatrick; brother, John Brown Kirkpatrick. He is survived by several nieces and nephews; special friends, Johnny and Loretta White and family of Rogersville. Funeral services will be held 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 18, 1998, at Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Doug Harris officiating. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 19, 1998, in Persia Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville. Colboch-Price Funeral Home in charge.

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