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DOUTHAT, AUSTIN L. (FAT), age 74, of Morristown, passed away March 3, 1999 at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. He was a member of Cedar Creek Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of World War II; a member of Masonic Lodge No, 231; Eastern Star No. 31; Past Worthy Patron and a member of V.F.W. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers. Survivors: wife of 50 years, Lois Cobble Douthat; sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Julia Douthat of Midway, Boyd and Kathy Douthat of Dandridge; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Nelle Douthat of Glenwood, Dick and Polly Douthat of Cunning, GA.; sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Walter Dyer of Mohawk; several nieces and nephews. Masonic services will be 8:30 p.m. Friday at Mayes Mortuary with Lodge No. 231. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. David Jones officiating. Military graveside services to follow in Hamblen Memory Gardens with V.F.W. Post No. 5266. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.. Friday at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

BLUE, LINLY, born April 10, 1913 in Greene County, TN. of Briarcliff Nursing Home, Oak Ridge, TN., passed away March 2, 1999 in the nursing home. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 6, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Kiser Funeral Chapel. Interment in Houston Chapel Cemetery. Family will receive friends 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Kiser Funeral Home in charge.

GREENLEE, PRESTON LESTER SR., age 69, of Rutledge, passed away March 3, 1999 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Knoxville, TN. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired nurse. Mr. Greenlee was a member of Central Point Baptist Church and also a member of Rising Star Lodge No. 44 in Rutledge He was preceded in death by his father, Claude Greenlee; wife, Marie Greenlee; brothers, Fain and Carroll Greenlee. Survivors are, mother, Stella Greenlee; wife, Dorothy Greenlee; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Michael Morgan of Rutledge. Janie and Scott Johnstone of Kansas; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Gail Greenlee of N.C.; son, Preston Greenlee Jr., of N.D.; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Joyce Hodge, Jimmy and Poncho Hodge; stepson, Donnie Hodge, all of Rutledge; brothers-in-law, Millard Greenlee, T.H. Greenlee, R.M. Greenlee and Vaughn Greenlee; sister-in-law, Ruby Greenlee; brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvin and Marsha Greenlee, Garland and Gladys Greenlee, Jay Harold and Debbie Greenlee; sister and brother-in-law, Annabelle and P.E. Smith; grandchildren, Daniel Morgan and Diana Holmes of Rutledge, Jeremy and Aimee Johnstone of Kansas, and Bobby Greenlee of N.D.; great-granddaughter, Brittany Holmes of Rutledge; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A Masonic service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Friday with funeral services to follow with Rev. Jack Hipshire officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. A military graveside service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Central Point Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home in Rutledge, TN.

JARNIGAN, MARCELLA REED age 72, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She was a member of Roe Junction Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Jess B., and Susie Antrican Reed and her husband, Robert L. Jarnigan. Survivors include her son, Ronald E. Jarnigan with whom she made her home and David M. Jarnigan; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Connie M. Reed and Ollie Knight; very special friends, Clifford and Jean Drinnon and Lissie Hipshire. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home with Rev. Curt Seal, Rev. Barry Warren and Rev. Leonard Carpenter officiating. Interment in St. Paul Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

LOWERY. MRS. THELMA L., age 61, of White Pine, passed away at 8:10 a.m. Wednesday morning, March 3, 1999, at Lakeway Regional Medical Center in Morristown following an extended illness. Mrs. Lowery was a member of the First Baptist Church of White Pine and was preceded in death by her mother, Flossie Loveday and brother, James Pascal Martin. Surviving is her husband, of 43 years, Wayne F. Lowery of the home; children, Gwen Treece of Whitesburg, Tony Lowery of Newport and Deirdre Vasser of Whitesburg; grandchildren, Christopher Vassar of Whitesburg and Melissa Lowery of Jefferson City; special friend, Mark R. Hughes of Whitesburg; several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning, March 6, 1999, in the Dandridge Memorial Gardens with Reverend James M. Lowery officiating. Family and friends will meet at Farrar Funeral Home in White Pine at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning to proceed to the cemetery for services. The family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. Friday evening, March 5, 1999, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 1806 Main Street, White Pine, Tennessee, 37890 Phone (423) 674-2441.

MCCAMPBELL, DONALD LEE (SHORTY), 63, of New Market, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 1999 at Jefferson City Health and Rehab Center. He was a member of Nances Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday at Fielden Chapel with Rev. Ira Minton officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Friday in McCampbell Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

PRUITT, NORMAN, age 89, of Sneedville, passed away Thursday, March 4, 1999 at his home. He was a member of Fox Branch Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his son, Albert Pruitt; parents, James G., and Elizabeth Pruitt; two sisters and three brothers. Survivors: wife, Estelle Pruitt of Sneedville; daughters, Anna Mae Pruitt of Sneedville, Wanda Kay Nichols of Sneedville; son, Cornelious “Carl” Pruitt of White Pine; 18 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 1999 at Fox Branch Baptist Church. Rev. Earl Bowlin, Rev. David Alder and Rev. Jerry Bradley officiating. Interment in the Pruitt Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday, March 5, 1999 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.

STONE, ADA MITCHELL, age 86, of Joe Thornton Rd., (Chestnut Hill Community), Dandridge, passed away Friday morning, March 5, 1999 at her home following a long illness. Mrs. Stone was born, Oct. 8, 1912 in Grainger County, TN., and was the daughter of the late Walter and Minnie Byerly Mitchell. Preceded in death by husband, Edd Stone. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Dandridge. Survivors; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Bob Sartain; granddaughter and husband, Bobba and Allen Wilson, all of Dandridge; sister, Mrs. Johnny Fenell of Blaine, TN. Funeral services, Saturday, March 6, 1999, 8:00 p.m. at the Farrar Dandridge Chapel. Graveside interment services, Sunday, 2:00 p.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, 162 E. Meeting St. 397-2711. 

VINEYARD, JOHNNIE F., 73, of Blaine, passed away Thursday, March 4, 1999 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was a faithful member of the Mouth of Highland Baptist Church since 1939, and a retired farmer. Survived by wife of 42 years, Betty Mitchell Vineyard of Blaine; daughter, Amy Vineyard of Pasadena, California; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Teresa Vineyard and Carl Vineyard of Morristown; grandchildren, Phillip and Julia Vineyard. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday at Fielden Chapel with Dr. Jim Baumgardner officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Indian Ridge Cemetery for a 2 p.m. interment. Deacons of the Mouth of Richland Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BURCHETT, HAROLD RAYMOND, age 77, of Morristown, passed away Monday, March 8, 1999 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. Funeral services will be Thursday, 1:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. Terry Bunch officiating. Interment to follow in the Jefferson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BANNER, MRS. ALLIE M., age 93, of Morristown, passed away Thurs. March 4 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga. Memorial arrangements will be announced later.

DAVIS, EMILY LAVADA, age 89, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999 at Heritage Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mayes Mortuary.

GENTRY, WARNER, of 155 Saville Loop, Mohawk, TN., born October 10, 1923 in Marshall, N.C., passed away March 9, 1999 at his residence. He was a retired pipe fitter for Daniel’s Construction Co. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 11, 1999 at Doughty-Stevens Chapel. Interment in Harris Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home in charge.

HICKMAN, NETTIE LEE PAYNE, age 83, of Jefferson City, formerly of Strawberry Plains, passed away Monday morning, March 8, 1999, at her residence in Jefferson City. Graveside services 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Pleasant Grove (Piney) Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Eugene Nichols officiating. Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN. in charge.

WOLFE, DANNY, age 47, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 9, 1999. Arrangements will be announced later by Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown.

DAVIS, EMILY LAVADA, age 89, of Morristown, passed away March 9, 1999 at Heritage Center. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was Executive Housekeeper for Morristown-Hamblen Hospital for 30 years. Preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Davis; daughter, Velma Grace Davis; son, Rev. L.C. Davis and grandson, James Paul Haag. Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Bill (Mary) Jones of Morristown, Mrs. James (Ruth) Haag of Talbott, Mrs. Donald (Louise) Brooks of Morristown. Mrs. Earl (Dorothy Jean) Saulsbury of Bean Station, Mrs. Fred (Dottie) Emert of Arkansas, Mrs. Ken (Deanie) Cole of Middlesboro, KY., Mrs. Donald (Martha) Lane of Morristown; sons, Roy Robert (Bud) and Nell Davis of Whitesburg, Billy and Sharon Davis of Talbott; sister, Mrs. Clyde (Marie) Snowden of Morristown; brothers, Clarence Freeman of Rogersville, Henry Freeman of Morristown; 24 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Services will be 8 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church with Revs. Sidney Nichols and S.D. Rhodes officiating. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

FRYE, MARY FRANCES, age 73, of Wardensville, WV., died Monday, March 8, 1999 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Mrs. Frye, born on September 7, 1925 in Greenville, S.C., a daughter of the late William Sr., and Carla Phillips Schwiers. She was a retired school teacher for Wardensville High School and East Hardy High School. She taught history, Driver’s Education, and was a cheerleading sponsor. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1942 and Furman College, both located in Greenville. She was also a member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Wardensville. She was married to James Edward Frye on August 23, 1947 in Greenville. Mr. Frye passed away on July 19, 1995. Surviving are three sons, James E. Fye Jr., and Joshua S. Frye, both of Wardensville, Joe Bill Frye of Morristown, TN.; and 6 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by one son, F. Henry Frye and one brother, William Schwiers Jr. A funeral service will be conducted Friday, March 12, 1999, 11:00 a.m. at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Officiating will be Pastor Richard Mull. Interment will be in the Wardensville Cemetery in Wardensville, WV. Memorial contributions can be made to the Frances Frye Memorial Fund, in care of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, PO Box 87, Wardensville, WV. 26851. Arrangements are made by the Loy-Griffin Funeral Home in Wardensville, West Virginia.

HILL, CHARLIE, age 57, of Knoxville, passed away late Wednesday night at St. Mary’s Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

HORNER, CECIL PATRICK, 81, formerly of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999 in Laughlin Memorial Hospital, following an extended illness. He was a graduate of Bulls Gap High School and a lifelong farmer in Hawkins County. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ora Ramey Horner Legg; father, Jessie Horner; 2 brothers, Glenn and Wendell Horner; and a half-brother, Gene Legg. He is survived by his sister, Gladys Stanley of Sierra Vista, Arizona; one brother, Paul Horner of Whitesburg; and a half-brother, Wayne Legg of Whitesburg; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held Friday, at 8:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. John Arnott and Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m., time of service, at Wilson Funeral Home in Bulls Gap. Graveside service will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Bent Creek Cemetery in Whitesburg. Wilson Funeral Home in charge.

KEEBLER, MRS., ADA “ADDIE,” of Jefferson City, formerly of Lenoir City, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, in Chattanooga Hospital. She was 96. Mrs. Keebler was born in Loudon County and was a long-time resident of Lenoir City, Tennessee. She was a very active member of the First Baptist Church of Lenoir City and served as church hostess for 30 years. In 1978, she and her late husband, Mr. Charles E. Keebler, moved to Jefferson City, Tennessee to be near her daughter, the late Mrs. Roy (Colleen) Harmon. Upon moving to Jefferson City in 1978, Mr. and Mrs. Keebler became members of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson City where they remained active until their health declined. Her son, Bobby Keebler of Fort Wayne, Indiana, died in March of 1997. She was preceded in death by her father, Mr. William Huston Lebow; her mother, Ms. Agnes Malonee Lebow; sisters, Mrs. Ida Louise Hicks, Mrs. Lena Mitchell, Mrs. Nellie Robinson, Mrs. Carrie Watt, and Mrs. Nola Jane Cecil; and one brother, Mr. Lester Lebow. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Donna Keebler of Fort Wayne, Indiana; five grandchildren, Brad Harmon of Knoxville, Ralph Harmon of Hiram, Georgia, Tom Harmon of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Harry Harmon of Aiken, South Carolina, and Angela Duchinsky of Rock Hill, Missouri; eight great-grandchildren, Sandy Spence of Aiken, South Carolina, Alan Harmon of Iowa City, Iowa, Becky Harmon of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Leigh Anne Newcomb of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Brian Harmon of Blacksburg, Virginia, Doug Harmon and Cliff Harmon, both of Hiram, Georgia and Tyler Duchinksy of Rock Hill, Missouri. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999, from the First Baptist Church in Jefferson City with Dr. William Johnson, and Reverend Joe Nickell officiating. Interment will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon following services in the Lenoir City Cemetery in Lenoir City, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. Saturday prior to services at First Baptist Church in Jefferson City. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760 Phone (423) 475-3892.

NORTON, BARBARA JEAN, 60, of New Market, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at her home. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. A member of the Golden Nugget Club. Former employee of the Jefferson City Cabinet Co., for 41 years. Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Mary Brewer; sister, Mary Ann McGhee; brother, Paul Ray Brewer. Survived by husband, James Norton of New Market; brother, George Franklin Brewer of Mohawk; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at New Hope Baptist Church with Revs. Charles Courtney and Jack McCarter officiating. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Garden. The body will be taken to the church 30 minutes before services. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

SHOUN, MINERVA DINKINS, 99, of Bulls Gap, passed away Wednesday,March 10, 1999. She was a member of Trinity Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her son, James (Jim) Shoun Sr.; son, James Shoun Jr. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Velda and Russell Wallace; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Willie Shoun; daughter-in-law, Ruby Shoun; 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet 11:00 a.m. Saturday for interment at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

VANDERGRIFF, MARSHALL LEE, of Bulls Gap, TN., born January 26, 1948, passed away March 8, 1999 at Ft. Sanders Hospital. He was a member of Corinthian Baptist Church, Bulls Gap; Jaycees and active member of the Bulls Gap Community. Preceded in death by mother, Alba Mae Vandergriff; father, Leroy Vandergriff; step-father, Carl Farris. Survivors: daughter, Marsha York; sisters, Florence Miller, Shirley Foust, Jean Hickson, Barbara Braden, Chris Ellis, Charlotte Dockery; brothers, Charles, Benny, Lowell, Paul, Lynn and Danny; special friend Mack Johnson and family. Funeral services Thursday, 11 a.m. at Mynatt Funeral Home with Rev. Delton Cochran officiating. Interment in Highland Cemetery, Rogersville at 2 p.m. Thursday. Mynatt Funeral Home in charge. 

WOLFE, DANNY JACK, age 47, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 1999. at Ft. Sanders Hospital. He professed faith in Christ at an early age at Noeton Baptist Church. Survivors include 2 sons, Mike Wolfe, Dana Wolfe; daughter-in-law, Jeannie Wolfe; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and June Wolfe; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and David King; nephews, Jimmy Wolfe, Tracy and Terry King; niece, Tina Morton of Knoxville. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home with Rev. Odell Davidson officiating. Family and friends will meet 11:00 a.m. Friday for interment at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown.

WOLFE, TONY R., 54, of Route 3, Bean Station, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at his home. He was a faithful member of Morningside Baptist Church. Tony was preceded in death by his father, John S. Wolfe; mother, Beulah Russell Wolfe; stepmother, Cornie Russell Wolfe; and sister, Thelma Wolfe Lumpkins. Survivors include a son, Sgt., Anthony Wayne Wolfe of the U.S. Army; sister, Lura E. Solomon of Mooresburg; nephews, Tim Solomon of Greeneville and Dale Solomon of Morristown; niece, Kimberly Costner of Russellville; great-nephews, Billy Jo Solomon and Kameron Solomon and great-niece, Kelsey Solomon; special friend, Lois Reneau. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Allen Funeral Home with Rev. Lee Wayne Grubb officiating. Interment will follow in the Russell Family Cemetery in Rogersville. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BANKS, ROBERT LEE SR., 71, a native of Jefferson County, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Fort Sanders Medical Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Fielden Chapel with Rev. Henry Davidson officiating. Interment in Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

HILL, CHARLIE E., age 56, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was a native of Morristown. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Minnie Lawless Hill and a brother, David A. Hill. Survivors include his daughter, Angelea Porter; 2 grandchildren, Anthony and Crystal Kinder of Talbott; aunt, Addie Lane of Morristown and uncles, Milburn Hill of Talbott and Ralph Hill; several cousins. Funeral services will be Saturday, 2:30 p.m. at the House of Prayer with Rev. Paul Devotie and Rev. Junior Burchell officiating, Interment to follow in the Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

JACKSON, ARTHUR CLYDE, age 52, of Talbott, TN., went to be with the Lord as a friend prayed with him, on Tuesday evening at 5 p.m. at his home, surrounded by friends and family. Although he had originally been given a 6-month prognosis on February 26, 1997, the loving care of Dr. Petra Ketterl of Morristown, assisted in giving Art 2 years of quality life. He was preceded in passing by both his mother and father. He held a Doctorate of Motors in Automotive Repair and was the owner of Jacksons’ Junction on 11-E and 160 until his diagnosis. He took great pride in the fact that all his family took part in its operation. He was an active participant in Promise Keepers through Manley Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Carol Ann Jackson; 4 children, Kenneth Allen Jackson, employee of Norris Mobile Homes, Jonathan Benarthur Jackson, a junior at Carson-Newman College and R.O.T.C. participant, in Jefferson City, TN., Sean Rory Jackson, a freshman at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and R.O.T.C. participant, in Daytona Beach, FL., and Johan Artur Jackson, a senior at West High, preparing to be a student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in the Fall. Art’s most sincere wish was to make an anatomical gift of his remains to the University of Tennessee at Memphis. Art and Carol met on St. Patrick’s Day, 1969. Therefore his memorial service will be held at Manley Baptist Church on March 17th. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. followed by a brief service. Anyone wishing to participate by sharing something special will have an opportunity at that time.

LOY, MARY RUTH JONES, 94, of New Market, passed away Friday morning at Life Care of Jefferson City. She was a member of Loy Memorial United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.

MCDANIEL, PANSY LARGE, 87, of Jefferson City, passed away March 10, 1999 at Hillcrest North Knoxville. She was a member of Nances Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service Friday, 8:00 p.m. at Fielden Chapel with Rev. Henry Davidson officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m. Saturday in Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge.

REDNOWER, ULLEN GRANT, 81, of 5743 East A.J. Hwy., Russellville, passed away Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He was a merchant in Hamblen County, and a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Mae Rednower; and a brother, Willard Rednower. He is survived by 4 special nieces, Tina Marie Rednower of White Pine, Judy Lynn Rednower of Russellville, Janice Rednower of Rutledge, and Sandy Sue Rednower of Morristown; one half-brother, Virgil Rednower of Morristown; one half-sister, Cora Belle Jackson of CA. Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenny Davis officiating, with interment in Philippi Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Bulls Gap. Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

SHOUN, MINERVA DINKINS, age 99 of Bulls Gap, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. She was the widow of James (Jim) Shoun Sr. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday, March 12 at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Family and friends will meet for an 11 a.m. interment service Saturday at Hamblen Memory Gardens. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge.

BERRY, CLYDE, age 79, of New Market passed away at 5:30 a.m. Saturday,
March 13, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Complete funeral
arrangements to be announced later by FARRAR FUNERAL HOME, 411 W.
BROADWAY, JEFFERSON CITY, TN. 37760.

BUSH, IRENE, age 82 of Morristown, passed away Friday at Lakeway
Regional Hospital in Morristown. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. 
Westside Chapel Funeral Home of Morristown in charge.

KING, JOANN BULL ACUFF, passed away 10:25 a.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 at
her home in Atlanta, Ga., after an eight month battle with lung cancer. 
Preceded in death by her husband, Billy Eugene Acuff and son, David Lynn
Acuff, her parents, Maggie and Reed Bull Sr.; brothers, Reed Bull Jr.
and Marshall Bull. Survived by her loving family, husband David King. 
Children: Dan Acuff and wife Amy Gerome-Acuff, Kathye Acuff, Robert
Acuff and wife Lisa Acuff, Rebecca Calbert and husband Michael Calbert
and eight grandchildren. Sisters; Nina Kite, Lillian Hart, Bettye
Murphy, Doris Jones and Ella Mae Fox. Brother, Billie Bull and their
families. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Monday March 15, 1999 at the
Farrar Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Daris Doyle officiating. Family and
friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at the Main Gate of
Green-wood, Cemetery, Knoxville for a 11:00 a.m. interment service. 
Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday prior to the funeral
service. Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway, Jefferson City. (423)
475-3892.

KIMBROUGH, INA MAE, died on Saturday, March 13, 1999 in West Palm Beach,
Fla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. 
E. Earl Smith Funeral Home in Lakeworth, Fla. is in charge of funeral
arrangements.

LOY, MARY RUTH JONES, 94, of New Market, passed away Friday, March 12,
1999, at Life Care Center of Jefferson City. She was a member of Loy
Memorial United Methodist Church. Wife of the late G.W. Loy Sr.;
daughter of the late Samuel and Alice Jones and sister of the late Mrs.
Harry Peck, Mrs. Joe Webb and George M. Jones. Survived by step-son,
G.W. Loy Jr., step-grandson, Bill Loy, step-granddaughter, Carolyn
McClaine, step great-grand sons, Dylan and Aaron Loy, all of New Market;
nieces, Mary Alice Miller, Helen Stiner and Elden Lee Fielden, all of
New Market; Virginia Lewis-Hotz of Jefferson City, Ruth Blankenship of
Cookeville, Eleanor Ruth Kyte of Powell and Mary Margaret Herman of
Lawrenceville, Ga. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday Fielden Chapel with
Rev. Millard Johnson and Rev. Henry Harlowe officiating. Music by
Marilyn Dyer. Family and friends will meet at 10:50 a.m. Monday in
Friend Station Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. interment. The family will
receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday prior to services at Fielden Funeral
Home, New Market. Fielden Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

McCURRY, WILLIAM D. (BILLY), age 66, of Morristown, formerly owner of
McCurry Grocery Store, passed away Friday evening at Lakeway Regional
Hospital. He was a native of Hamblen County and is preceded in death by
his parents, Raymond (R.L.) McCurry and Velma Hodge McCurry. Survivors
include a sister, Doris McCurry of Morristown. One brother R.L. McCurry
and wife Betty Anne of Burnsville, N.C. Nieces: Sharon Reinoos of
Milwaukee, Wis., Lisa Fairweather and husband Peter of Lenor, N.C. 
Nephews: Craig McCurry and wife Martha of Murphy, N.C. Two great-nieces
and seven great-nephews. One great-great niece and several other cousins
and family relations. Funeral services will be Sunday 8 p.m. at
Westside Chapel. Rev. Charles Davis and Rev. Danny Georges
officiating. Family will receive friends Sunday at 6 p.m. until
services at 8 p.m. Graveside services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at
Hamblen Memory Gardens. Westside Chapel Funeral Home of Morristown in
charge of arrangements.

WALLEN, LENORA L., age 79, of Sneedville passed away Saturday, March 13,
1999 at her home. She was a member of the Sneedville United Methodist
Church. She was retired from the Citizens Bank of Sneedville. She was
preceded in death by parents E.D. (Ned) and Carrie Livesay. Survivors: 
Husband; J.C. Wallen of Sneedville. Son and daughter-in-law; Dennis and
Susanne Wallen of Sneedville. Daughter Charlotte W. Ussery of Duluth
Ga. Grandchildren: Carolyn Ussery and Jon Ussery both of Duluth, Ga. 
Sisters: Norma Campbell and Joyce Mabe both of Sneedville. Also,
several nieces and nephews. Funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Monday,
March 15,1999 at the Sneedville United Methodist Church. Rev. Luther
Lawson and Rev. Lyle White officiating. Interment in the Campbell
Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, March 14, 1999 from 6-8
p.m. at the Sneedville United Methodist Church. McNeil Funeral Home
Sneedville in charge of arrangements. Phone 1-423-733-2246.

BLAIR, MR. JAMES BURELL, age 84, of Tazewell, TN., passed away March 13, 1999 at Claiborne County Hospital. The family will receive friends 6-7 Wednesday at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell, TN. Funeral service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Irish Memorial Gardens. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.

BUSH, IRENE, passed away Friday at Lakeway Regional Hospital. Arrangements to be announced later by Westside Chapel. 

BERRY, CLYDE, age 79, of New Market, passed away 5:30 a.m. Saturday, March 13, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. A member of Blue Springs Baptist Church, Union County. A veteran of the United States Air Force having served six years active duty during World War II and remained in the reserves for four years following. He was an active business man in trucking 53 years. Preceded in death by parents, Dora and Frank Berry; sister, Ozettia; brothers, Avia and Willard Berry and grandson, Jason Berry. Clyde will be greatly missed by his wife of 52 years. Survivors, wife, Billie Romines Berry, New Market; sons, Johnnie and Ernest; daughter, Becky; grandsons, John, Jim, Joe, Jon, Jake, Frank and Josh; great-grandchildren, Andy and Hannah; and a special buddy, Luci, all of New Market; sister, Dorothy Wright and several nieces and nephews: Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Millard Johnson and Reverend Henry Harlow officiating. Family will meet 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home to proceed to Jefferson Memorial Gardens for 11:00 a.m. interment service. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral service. Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway, Jefferson City, TN. 423-475-3892.

GARRETT, BENSON WOODROW, 86, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, March 13, 1999. During the World War II he served in the U.S. Navy Seabees in the South Pacific. After discharge, he was employed by Union Carbide, Nuclear Division at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, TN., where he worked as a supervisor in the weapons program. He retired in 1978. During his retirement he researched, wrote and published two family histories, ‘Garrett, Southern Pioneer Families,” and “Kimberly Family-1550-1982.” He was born March 3, 1913 in Dubois, Ga., the son of Annie Bell Kimberly Garrett and George Benajer Garrett. Mr. Garrett was a member of First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City, but attended the First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge. Before serving in the War, he worked with the Civilian Conservation Corporation in Jefferson City and the Tennessee Valley Authority. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Boodie Love Garrett; son, Dr. Mark Garrett and wife Cindy Garrett of Clinton. Preceded in death by brother, James Roy Garrett and a son, Dale Love Garrett. Funeral services are Monday, March 15, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. Larry Dipboye officiating. Graveside services are Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at Jefferson Memorial Gardens with Rev. Derik Hamby officiating. The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the First Baptist Church, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN., 37830.. The family will receive friends on Monday, March 15, 1999 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. Weatherford Mortuary in charge.

HARPER, GEORGE A., 68, of West Trenton, N.J., died Friday, March 12, 1999 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Langhorne, PA. Born in Zebulon, N.C., he was raised in Avon Park, FL. and Morristown, TN., formerly he was a Yardley, PA., resident for 25 years moving to West Trenton three years ago and a winter resident of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Mr. Harper was a retired florist and owner of Eppolito Florist in Trenton, N.J., for thirty years. His prior employment was as District Manager at Sears in Trenton. A member of FTD he served as Chairman of the New Jersey FTD and a member and former chairman of New Jersey Jaycees. He is survived by a son, Derrick R. Harper of Yardley, PA.; two daughters, and sons-in-law, Stacey Lee Pankotai of Yardley, PA., and Lauren B. and Wesley Lott of Greeneville, TN.; a sister, Margaret Duerr of Louisville, KY.; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Pankotai and Ethan Lott; his former wife, Arlene S. Beckman of Greeneville; and a special friend, Trudy Ringwald of Titusville, N.J. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17, S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley. the Rev. Jon Swenson, pastor of the Cornwells United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Trenton, N.J. Friends may call on Tuesday evening from 7 p.m, to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. FitzGerald Somner Funeral Home in charge.

KIMBROUGH, INA MAE, 58, of West Palm Beach, FL., passed away on Saturday, March 13, 1999. Funeral services are at the funeral home in the chapel on Thursday, March 18, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in West Palm Beach, FL. E. Earl Smith and Son Funeral Home in charge.

KING, JOANN BULL ACUFF, passed away 10:25 a.m. Friday, March 12, 1999 at her home in Atlanta, GA., after an eight month battle with lung cancer. Preceded in death by her husband, Billy Eugene Acuff; and son, David Lynn Acuff; her parents, Maggie and Reed Bull Sr.,; brothers, Reed Bull Jr., and Marshall Bull. Survived by her loving family, husband, David King; children, Dan Acuff and wife, Amy Gerome-Acuff, Kathye Acuff, Robert Acuff and wife, Lisa Acuff, Rebecca Calbert and husband, Michael Calbert; and eight grandchildren; sisters, Nina Kite, Lillian Hart, Bettye Murphy, Doris Jones and Ella Mae Fox; brother, Billie Bull and their families. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 15, 1999 at the Farrar Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Daris Doyle officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at the main gate of Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, for a 11:00 a.m. interment service. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday prior to the funeral service. Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway, Jefferson City, Tn. 9423-475-3892.

LINDSEY, JOHNNY, 85, of Jefferson City, passed away Monday, March 15, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.

MCLAIN, MARGARET HOARD, 87, of Life Care Center, Church Hill, TN., died Saturday, March 13, 1999 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN., following an extended illness. She was a member of Persia United Methodist Church. She was the wife of the late Fred McClain and preceded in death by her first husband, John W. Hoard; sons, Curtis Hoard and Jerry Hoard. Survivors include four daughters, Bobbie Sjoberg, Shirley Boyd and Bonnie Davis, all of Rogersville and Stella Conant of Church Hill; five sons, Paul Hoard of Middletown, MI., Joe Hoard and Billy Lynn Hoard, both of Morristown, Douglas Hoard of San Diego, CA. and Richard Hoard of Rogersville; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, March 15, 1999 at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Monday March 15, 1999 at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Carl Jones and Rev. Bob Boragine officiating. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. March 16, 1999 at Persia Cemetery. Broome Funeral Home in charge.

MORRISON, JAMES C. “DICK”, age 81, passed away at his home, Monday, March 15, 1999. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mayes Mortuary.

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