|Thursday, April 1, 1999
CAGLE, DOVIE EVOLYN KATE, 82, passed away Wednesday morning at the Lincoln
Medical Center in Lincolnton, N.C. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist
Church in Grassy Fork. Evolyn taught school in the Cocke County School
System for 38 years before her retirement in 1975. She has taught in the
Raven’s Branch Black’s , New Prospect, and Grassy Fork Schools. Survivors
include her children, Calvin Cagle and his wife, Carolyn of Morristown,
and Jean Dorsey of Crouse, N.C.; her sisters, Zanna Allen of Knoxville,
Naomi Seay and Beatrice Freeman, both of Del Rio, and Doris Craddock Lynch
of Knoxville; brothers, Benjamin Cates of Hartford and Earl Cates of Harrisonville,
N.J.; grandchildren, Cheryl Ann Bridges of Knoxville, Deanna Smith and
Charles Cagle, both of Morristown, Daresa Suddreth of Crouse, N.C., Lesa
Perkins of Lincolnton, N.C., and Tamara Rozsa of Spartanburg, S.C.; and
eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess
Cagle. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Brown Funeral Home,
COSSON, JAMES L. “ZEKE,” beloved husband, father, and grandfather,
age 74, of 1404 Darbee Drive, Morristown, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999,
at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare, following a 25 year battle with emphysema.
He was a member of First Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States
Army Reserve. He retired as Vice-President of Safety, following 29 years
of service at Roy Widener Motor Lines, and for many years owned and operated
Cosson’s Coin Laundries and the Northside Market. He attended the University
of Tennessee as well as studied Horticulture at Walters State Community
College, small engine repair at the Morristown Vocational Technical School
and Aviation at the Morristown Airport, among a field of many other interests.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Sidney Cosson and Elizabeth
Mae Smith of Morristown; and brothers, William Edward Cosson and David
Frederick “Curly” Cosson. Survivors are his wife, of 50 years, Flora Sue
Noe Cosson; daughter and sons-in-law, Patricia Lynn Henderson and Richard
Michael Henderson Sr., of Jefferson City, and Susan Cosson of Morristown;
grandchildren, Benjamin Ashley Hodges of New York City, and Richard Michael
“Richie” Henderson Jr., of Knoxville; brother and sister-in-law, Ernest
“Baldy” Cosson and wife, Janet of Oak Ridge; sisters and brothers-in-law,
Mildred Cosson Dixon and husband Russell of Cocoa, F., Roberta Cosson Rogers
and Betty Cosson Aikin and husband, Jim, all of Morristown; sisters-in-law
and brothers-in-law, Juanita Noe Inman, Betty Trent and husband, Jimmy
,Lynn, Barbara Martin and husband Walter, Ronald Noe and wife Linda, Eddie
Noe and wife Sharon, all of Morristown, and Allen Noe and wife, Alice of
Bybee. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 until 8:00
p.m. prior to the services , with Dr. Stan Cheney and Reverend Doug Clem
officiating. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Jarnagin
Cemetery with Reverend Danny Georges officiating. Funeral arrangements
are being made with Westside Chapel. Flowers and other expressions of sympathy
are welcome, as are contributions to the American Lung Association. Westside
Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
COX, DAVID LYNN, 46, of Whaley Rd., New Market, passed away Wednesday,
March 31, 1999
at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Mill Springs
Baptist Church and New Market Lodge No. 246 F&AM and was employed by
Dillard Smith Construction Company. Funeral service will be announced by
Fielden Funeral Home, New Market
DAVIS, MR. CLYDE, age 77, of Harrogate, TN., passed away at Claiborne
County Hospital Emergency. The family will receive friends 6-9 Thursday
at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell. Funeral services 11:00 a.m. Friday
at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell. Burial in the Harrogate Cemetery.
Coffey, Tazewell, in charge of arrangements.
HAUN, DORIS M., 88, of Russellville, died Wednesday morning, March
31, 1999, at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Tom T. Haun, and sons, Richard, Thomas E., and J.T. Haun. Mrs.
Haun was a native of Portage LaParair, Manitoba, Canada, and was a faithful
member of Russellville Baptist Church for 43 years. Survivors include her
son and daughter-in-law, Maurice and Beverly Wheelock, DeForest, WI.; daughters
and sons-in-law, Lois and Walt Bergman, and Pauline Miller, all of Cedar
Rapids, IA., Judy and Lynn Morelock of Morristown, Elaine and Doyle Carpenter
of Russellville, Mary and Doyle Officer of Morristown, and Margaret and
Bob Wright of Mt. Juliet; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Haun of Jefferson City;
grandchildren, Jeanette Wheelock, Terry and Bryan Coder, Tommy, Steven,
Richie and Brandon Haun, Susanne Brannan, Larry Whitten, Paula Lemon, Jim
Faaborg, Kristi Buchanan, Wendy and Chris Morelock, Greg and Tim Carpenter,
Marty and Stacy Worthington, Nathan Officer, and Murline Price; special
foster son, Worley “Red” Mathes; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services
will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Allen Funeral Home with Revs. Ernest Mullins
and Walter Brookshire officiating. Interment will follow in Dover Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Allen
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
LUNCE, MRS. ANNA KIMBROUGH, of Jefferson City, passd away at 2:05p.m.
Wednesday afternoon, March 31, 1999, in the Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare
Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced
later by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennseeee
37760.Phone (423) 475-3892.
MURR, DONALD (RUSTY), age 65, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday morning,
March 30, 1999, at Lakeway Regional Hospital, following a brief illness.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Murr and his second wife,
Grace Murr; parents, Josie and Will Murr; infant daughter, Vickie Murr;
one brother, and one sister..He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law,
Donnie and Karen Murr of Rogersville; step-children, Jack Goodman, Richard
Goodman, Phyllis Jones, Carolyn Kite, Teresa McCurry, Donnie Hill and Kay
Spadafino; two brothers, Jim Murr of Mosheim and Carl Murr of Mohawk Cross
Roads; three sisters, Carolyn Parker and Pauline Doud, both of Mohawk Cross
Roads and Joann Gass of Greeneville; special recognition to a granddaughter,
Tracie Trent; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at Stubblefield
Chapel with Rev. Richard Snowden officiating. Graveside services will be
held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 1, 1999, at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The
family will receive friends from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the
services at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Colboch-Price Funeral
Home is in charge of the arrangements.
NEWMAN, CECIL RAY, 67, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, March 29 at
his home. He was the son of Mary and Edgar Newman. Mr. Newman is survived
by Lola Long Newman; daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Claris Reese Jr.,
of Talbott and Linda and Jimmy Hill of Whitesburg; two grandsons, Michael
Reese and Justin Quinn; sister, Sue Bowman; and several nieces, nephews
and cousins. Graveside services will be conducted by the Rev. Elmer Beaver
at 11 a.m. Thursday in Greenwood Cemetery, Tazewell Pike, Knoxville. The
family will be at the home of Linda Hill, 1735 Needmore Rd., Whitesburg
and will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Stetzer’s Whitesburg
Chapel. Stetzer Funeral Home in charge.
PENCE, ESTILL LEE SR., age 48, of Morristown, passed away at Morristown-Hamblen
Healthcare, March 31, 1999. He was a member of the Church of Christ; and
Army veteran of Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart.He was a member
of Masonic Lodge No. 929 in Vicco, KY. Preceded in death by his parents,
Sam and Delphia Pence; grandson, Matthew Pence and sister, Aileen Pence
Adams. Survivors: wife of 9 years, Nancy Pence; sons, Estill Lee Pence
Jr., and wife, Brenda, Jonathan Pence and wife, Susie, Elmer Pence, Thomas
Alexander and Daniel Alexander; several brothers and sisters; grandchildren,
Nicole, Anthony and Noah Pence; special brothers and sisters-in-law and
friends. Services will be 8 p.m. Thursday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Byron
Chambers officiating. Masonic graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday
at Resthaven Cemetery in Perry County, KY., with Vicco Lodge No. 929. The
family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.Thursday at the mortuary. In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes or Boy Scouts of America.
Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
POUSH, GLADYS G., age 76, of Morristown, formerly of Kansas City, MO.,
passed away at her home March 29, 1999. Preceded in death by her husband,
Willis Poush; parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Curl; brother, Barney Fletcher
and sister and brother-in-law, Zelpha Curl and Ernest. Survivors: sister,
Frances Horner of Bean Station; several nieces and nephews, including Patricia
Cannon and Eddie Curl; aunt, Lizzie Rich of Morristown. Graveside services
will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Sunderland Cemetery, with Rev. Dale Gray officiating.
Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
SELLS, DOROTHEA BARNES, age 77, of Rogersville, passed away Tuesday,
March 30, 1999, at Holston Valley Hospital, following a brief illness,
She retired from BellSouth with over 35 years of service. She was a member
and Past Worthy Matron of Hasson Lodge No. 179, Order of the Eastern Star.
She was also a member of Telephone Pioneers of America. She was preceded
in death by her husband, V.M. Sells; father, William Barnes; mother, Grace
Barnes Dickey; sister, Billie Barnes. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law,
Jim and Margaret Sells of Rogersville and Frank Eugene and Joyce Martin
of Murphy, N.C.; sister, Mrs. James (Sue) Hubbard of Murphy, N.C.,; step-brother,
Edward Dickey of Murphy, N.C.,; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren;
nieces and nephews. Eastern Star services will be held 8:00 p.m. Wednesday,
March 31, 1999, at Colboch-Price Chapel with Hasson Lodge No. 179, O.E.S.
Funeral services will follow. Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday,
April 1, 1999, in Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends anytime
at 210 Dobson Drive, Rogersville, and from 6:00-8:00 Wednesday, prior to
the services at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville. Colboch-Price
Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
SMELCER, JOHNNIE J., age 80, of 1206A Price Lane, Greeneville, TN.
37743, born February 16, 1919, . Greene County, passed away Monday, March
29, 1999 at Takoma Adventist Hospital, Greeneville, TN. Funeral services
will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 2, 1999 at Kiser Funeral Chapel, Interment
at New Bethel Cemetery, Greeneville, TN. Family will receive friends 7-9
p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the funeral home. Kiser Funeral Home in
charge of arrangements.
STILLS, SARAH ANN, 54, passed away in the Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville
Wednesday morning, following a lengthy illness. Sarah was a member of theBear
Creek Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Donald Stills of
Bybee. Her children, Darrin Stills and Robyn M. and her husband, Charles
Loyd, all of Bybee; sisters, Catherine and her husband, Tony Stills and
Judy and her husband, David Cook, all of Hot Springs, Janet and her husband,
Paul Kellett and April and her husband, Leon Sayles, all of Asheville,
N.C.; brothers, Edward Ebbs and his wife, Evelyn, Billy Ebbs and his wife,
Teri, Sidney Ebbs, all of Hot Springs, and Timmy Ebbs and his wife Lockett
of Loris, S.C.; grandchildren, Benjamin Jacob Loyd, Sarah Courtney Loyd,
and Adam Jackson Loyd, all of Bybee; brother and sister-in-law, Billy and
Linda Ward of Valrico, FL. She was preceded in d eath by her parents, Margaret
and Horace Ebbs. The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday
at the Bear Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Stepp and Rev. Roger Porter
officiating. Interment in the Bear Creek Church Cemetery. The f amily will
receive friends from 6-8 p.m.Thursday evening at the Brown Funeral Home.
Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
BACON, CARL, age 73, of 112 Bacon Road, died Friday morning, April 2,
1999 at Life Care Center of Morristown following an extended illness.
He was a U. S. Army veteran having served during WWII. Carl Bacon is
preceded in death by his parents, James N. and Minnie Long Bacon; a sister,
Ada Steele Bacon; and three brothers, Haskell R. Bacon, Charles Larry Bacon,
and J.D. Bacon. Survivors include five sisters, Annalee Thurman, Bennie
and husband Howard Long both of Rogersville, Jeanne Burton and Ruth Gulley,
both of Kingsport, and Joan "Sallie" Bacon of Powell; two brothers, Jimmy
Bacon of Rogersville, and Woody and wife Shirley Bacon of Southaven, Ms.;
special friend, Viola Wolfe of Rogersville; a number of nieces, nephews,
great nieces and nephews, uncles and cousins. Calling hours are from 6
to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 1999 at Broome Funeral Home. Funeral services
conducted at 8:00 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Rev.
Bobby Tucker officiating. Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. today in
the Bacon Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Hawkins County
Color Guard. Broome Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.
DOUGLAS, HENRY (JACK) RUBIN, age 74, of Morristown, born on January
10, 1925, passed away on Friday, April 2, 1999, at Baptist Hospital, in
Knoxville. He was a veteran of World War II and had worked for Enka for
37 years. Henry Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and
Lillian Douglas and a son, J. L. Douglas. He is survived by his wife of
20 years, Helen Douglas of Morristown; daughter and son-in-law, Debra and
Tom Henry of Morristown; one granddaughter, Morgan Henry of
Morristown; brothers, David and Terry Douglas of Newport; and a sister
Wilma. Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, at Mayes Mortuary.
The Rev. Terry Clapp and Rev. Stan Chaney will officiate. Military graveside
services will be conducted by the V.F.W. Post 5266 in the Hamblen Memory
Gardens. The family will receive friends this evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
at Mayes. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
FOWLER, ANNIE M., age 82, passed away Thursday, April 1, 1999 at Jefferson
City Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral services will be held at
5:00 p.m. Friday at Westside Chapel. The family will receive friends from
3-5 p.m. prior to the service.
FULTZ, CHARLIE, age 79 of Jefferson City, formerly of Tazewell, passed
away April 2, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. The family will receive
friends 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Coffey Funeral Home. Funeral services will
be held at 8:00 p.m. tonight in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial
will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday in the Bethel Cemetery. Coffey
Funeral Home Chapel will be in charge of arrangements.
HARRELL, THOMAS FIELDEN, age 69 of Rosman, N.C. was born June 6, 1929.
He passed away on March 31, 1999 at Transylvania Hospital. He was a Veteran
of U.S. Navy, a Mason and a member of Zion Baptist Church in Rosman N.C.
He is survived by his wife, Imogene Harrell of Rosman, N.C.; son, Tony
Harrell of Brevard, N.C.; daughter, Lisa Carter of Somerset, Ky.; 5 grandchildren;
mother, Vada Wolfenbarger of Washburn; sister, Delphia Wilmouth of Washburn;
brother, Charles E. Harrell of Knoxville; and a host of other relatives
and friends. Masonic services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Coffey
Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday,
April 3, 1999 at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services were held
at Acuff cemetery and will be conducted with Military Honors. Receiving
of friends was held at 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, at Coffey Funeral Home in
Tazewell. The minister conducting the services was Rev. Howard Beeler.
Singers were Tammy and Martin Nicely. Pallbearers were J.D. Harrell, Colin
West, Frankie Rucker, David Conant, Jimmy Harrell, Mike Jordan.
Coffey Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.
Moore, Lilian Clara, age 78, of Morristown passed away Thursday, April
1, 1999 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System. Funeral service will be
held at 2:00 p.m. today at Westside Chapel with Brother Richard Crayne
Singleton, J. Wheeler, age 83 of Upper Caney Valley in Tazewell passed
away on April 2, 1999 at Claiborne County Hospital. The family will receive
friends at 7-9 p.m. Saturday and tonight at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday at New Bethel Baptist Church.
Burial will be in the New Bethel Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home will be
in charge of arrangements.
Trent, Howard William, age 80, of 953 Stanley Valley Road, passed away
at 7:50 p.m. Friday, April 2, 1999, at Holston Valley Hospital after a
brief illness. Born in Hawkins County, he had resided there for most of
his life. He was a member of Unicoi Baptist Church and had retired from
Tennessee Eastman Company after 35 years of service. He was also a farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sue Couch Trent and William O.
Trent, Sr.; sister, Jean Trent Sampson; and brother, Hugh Kyle Trent. He
is survived by his wife of 53 years, Viola Alley Trent of the home; daughters,
Linda Sue Trent-Quillen, Patricia (Pat) Case and
son-in-law, Stanley; son, Billy (Bill) Howard Trent and daughter-in-law,
Sandy all of Rogersville; granddaughters, Cyndi Turnmire, Susan Fields
and Leighann Roberson; grandsons, Josh Trent and Adam Case all of Rogersville;
great-granddaughters, Brittani Fields and Hailey Turnmire; great- grandson,
Ryan Turnmire all of Rogersville; brother, William Oscar Trent, Jr. of
Klamath Falls, Oregon; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family
will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Colboch-Price Chapel this evening.
Funeral services will follow immediately at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Floyd Looney
officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April
5, 1999, at the Trent Cemetery in Stanley Valley. Colboch-Price Funeral
Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Whitehead, Sally A., age 54, was born on April 20, 1944 and died on
April 2, 1999 at her home. She was a professional beautician. Services
will be held today at 7:00 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Chapel in Jefferson City.
Visitation will be held today at 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial
will be a private service, Monday at Pleasant Grove (Haworth) Cemetery
in New Market. Arrangements will be held by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson
Friday, April 9, 1999
CANTER, MARY KATHERINE DAVIS, 82 of Raleigh, N.C., died Thursday, April
8, 1999. Mrs. Canter was born in Hamblen County, TN., and came to Raleigh
in 1965. Predeceased by her husband, Woodrow M. Canter in 1965, and her
son, James R. Canter in 1968, She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Mariotte;
6 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Funeral Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
in Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, 600 St. Mary’s Street, with interment
in Raleigh Memorial Park. Visiting Friday, 7-8:30 p.m. Flowers are welcomed,
or memorials may be made to North Street Baptist Church Building Fund,
400 N. Boylan Av., Raleigh, N.C. 27603. Mitchell Funeral Home in charge
DENSON, TERRY LEE SR., age 50, of Morristown, passed away April 9,
1999. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mayes
GRIFFIN, ESTER, 94, of Black Oak Rd., Jefferson City, passed away Thursday,
April 8, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced
by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
HOLT, MR. EVERETT FRED, age 61, of Bean Station, was born July 13,
1937, passed away on April 7, 1999 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He was
a member of Fair View Methodist Church of Thorn Hill. Preceded in death
by one son, Ricky Holt; mother, Hila Seal Holt. He worked for Berkline
Company in Morristown for 21 years. He was co-owner of Holt Cabinet Company
of Bean Station for 23 years. He sung with Holt Family Singers for 13 years.
Church singing was his pride and love, He sang at many churches in several
counties. Survived by: wife, Ruby Holt of Bean Station; son, Danny Holt
of Bean Station; father, Hubert W. Holt of Thorn Hill; grandson, Shawn
Holt; granddaughter, Sarah Holt, both of Bean Station; brothers and sisters-in-law,
Walter and Mary Holt of Lima, S.C., Earl and Kathy Holt of Bean Station;
several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral
services 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 1999 at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel,
Tazewell with Rev. Denver Davidson, Rev. Clifford Dalton, Rev. Jerry Epperson
officiating. Burial in Bean Station Cemetery. The family will receive friends
7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday night at Coffey, Tazewell. The Holt Family
and Rev. Boyd Mayers, singers. Pallbearers: Rick Diamond, Nick Diamond,
Kenny Brewer, Joe Hensley, Darwin Jarnigan, Sammy Holt. Honorary pallbearers:
Lon Henry Ramsey and Harold Bolden. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.
JOHNSON, CARROLL W., 66, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Thursday,
April 8, 1999 at his home. He was a member of Holston Baptist Church and
a retired employee of ASARCO. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday at Fielden
Chapel. Interment 10 a.m. Sunday in East View Cemetery. Family will receive
friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. Fielden
Funeral Home in charge.
LEMONS, MRS. LYDIA, of Tazewell, passed away at Claiborne County Hospital.
Coffey Funeral Home, Tazewell, in charge of arrangements.
OSBORNE, WILEY FRANKLIN, age 60, of Cave Ridge Road, Rogersville, passed
away Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Holston Valley Hospital, following a
brief illness. He was a deacon and member of Bethel Baptist Church. He
was retired from AFG in Church Hill. Mr. Osborne was also a lifetime member
of local No. 456 Glass and Brick Workers Union. He was preceded in death
by his parents, Wiley Austin and Mary Lois Osborne; and sister, Inez Blevins.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Price Osborne of the home; three sons,
Johnny Frank Osborne of Ft. Worth, Texas, Wiley Daniel Osborne and Audie
Keith Osborne, both of Rogersville; foster daughter, Peggy Wallen of Rogersville;
seven grandchildren; two sisters, Lois Osborne of Surgoinsville and Betty
Jo Byington of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services
will be held 8:00 p.m. Friday, April 9, 1999, at Colboch-Price Chapel with
Rev. George McCoy and Rev. Johnny Carr officiating. Graveside services
will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 1999, at Hawkins County Memorial
Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday prior to
the services at Colboch-Price Funeral Home. Colboch-Price Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements.
PRICE, MCCAULEY, 76, of Rogersville, died Thursday, April 8, 1999,
at the VA Hospital in Johnson City, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Price
was a native of Hawkins County,. He was a son of the late George B. and
Hallie S. Price. He was retired from American Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Mr. Price was a veteran of World War II. He served with the 379th Heavy
Bombardment Group of the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a Prisoner of War
for sixteen months and was awarded the Silver Star and the Purple Heart
among others. He was preceded in death by three brothers, McGlone Price,
Jewel Price and Burnette Price. Survivors include two brothers, Gerald
B. Price of Johnson City and McKay Price of Kingsport; one aunt, Edna Flack
of Rogersville; one uncle, Houston Price of Rogersville; several nieces
and nephews. Funeral services will be held 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10,
1999, at Colboch-Price Chapel, with Rev. Grady Byrd officiating. Following
the service, Hawkins County Color Guard will conduct military honors in
Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:30 p.m.
prior to the services at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville. Colboch-Price
Funeral Home in charge.
STAPLETON, KYLE RANDOLPH, 66, of New Market, passed away Wednesday,
April 7, 1999, at U.T. Medical Center. He was a member and deacon of Beaver
Creek Baptist Church where he taught the class of Young Married Couples.
He was a retired employee of ASARCO and was currently employed by Lost
Creek Golf Course. He was the son of the late R.C. and Birdie Jo Stapleton;
grandfather of the late Amy Stapleton; brother of the late Nola Edmonds,
Eula Russell, Laura Collins and Dana Stapleton. Survived by wife, Marjorie
McGlamery Stapleton; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Kim Stapleton,
Dwight and Demetra Stapleton; grandchildren, Michelle, Mathew, Brittany,
John and Anthony Stapleton, all of New Market; sisters, Emma Templin of
Knoxville, Chelsie Lyle and Dorothy Walker, both of Jefferson City; brother,
J.A. Stapleton, New Market, George Luke Stapleton, Jefferson City; several
nieces and nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service 8:00 p.m. Friday
at Beaver Creek Baptist Church, Revs. Johnny Mills, Wayne Loy and Kyle
Cate officiating. Interment 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Jefferson Memorial Garden
with Revs. Dwayne Whittington and Paul Moore presiding. Pallbearers will
be members of his Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends
6-8 p.m., Friday prior to services at the church. Fielden Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements.
Thursday, April 15, 1999
BARNETT, RALPH E., 77, Morristown, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 1999
at his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1922 to Nellie James and Charlie Barnett
in Bedford, Ind. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Barnett
of Whiteland, Ind. and his sister, Alice Brown of Ind. He was retired from
the United States Army as a Warrant Officer after 22 years and six months,
and he was also retired from NWSC of Crane, Ind. Later, he delivered newspapers
for the News-Sentinel, after he retired he moved to Morristown. Survivors
include: brothers, Martin Barnett of Springville, Ind., and Howard Barnett
of Washington state; sisters, Mary Jane Hartman of Ariz., Edith Delanie
of Washington state, and Gertrude Hagle of Ohio; wife, Geneva Haase Barnett
of Morristown; children, Pat May of Oolitic, Ind., Rita Turpin of Bybee,
Tenn., Arletha Wooten of Edinburg, Ind., Rhonda Sanders of North Vernon,
Ind, and Gary W. Barnett of Walnut Grove, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Saturday,
April 17, 1999 at the McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville. Rev. Joe Haase
and the Army Chaplin of the U.S. Army will be officiating. Interment will
be in the Goins Cemetery with full military honors. Family will receive
friends 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday and 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Friday at
the McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville McNeil Funeral Home Sneedville is
in charge of the arrangements.
GUTHRIE, HENRY EARL, 74, Idlewild Drive, White Pine, died suddenly
11 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, 1999 at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County in
Newport. Mr. Guthrie was the son of the late Edward and Frances Susan Fox
Guthrie and was the father of an infant son who died following birth. Survivors
include his wife of 15 years, Luella Trimmer Guthrie of the home; children,
Billie of Ga.; Bonnie of White Pine; Barbara of Ala.; Henry of White Pine;
Candie of Idaho; and Jeannett of White Pine; grandchildren, Bobbie Jo,
James, Robert, Ronica, Ronald, Rhodia, Joel, Scott, Shawn, Shane, Steve,
Mary Ann, and Charlie; ten great-grandchildren; brothers, Clyde Guthrie
and Leland Guthrie; sister, Blanche Guthrie; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, April 16, 1999 at Farrar
Funeral Home in White Pine with Reverend Ann Wood officiating. The family
will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. prior to memorial services
at the funeral home. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home.
LOUDY, VIRGINIA, 74, Cherokee Drive, Morristown, passed away Wednesday
morning as the result of a fire in her home. She was a member of Calvary
Baptist Church. Everyone will remember her as a devout Christian and one
who put her church and other first. She was preceded in death by her parents,
Charles and Ruth Loudy and numerous aunts and uncles. Survivors include:
sisters and brothers in law, Jane and Joe Poe; Glada and Paul Riley of
Greene Co.; brother and sister in law, Bruce and Joy Loudy of Morristown;
uncle and aunt, Paul and Mamie Tomlinson of Whitesburg; one niece, seven
nephews, and several cousins. Funeral services will be at 8 p.m., Friday,
April 16, 1999 at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Sid Nichols officiating. Graveside
services will be 10 a.m., Saturday at Creech’s Chapel Cemetery. The family
will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday prior to the services
at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
Calvary Baptist Church. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
MILLAR, DAVID BLAKE, 45, Talbott, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999 in Dandridge
as the result of an auto accident. He was preceded in death by his father,
Robert S. Millar and his birth mother, Arlene Cochran Millar. David was
an employee of Rexam Metallasing. He was a member of First Presbyterian
Church in Morristown. Survivors include: his mother, Mary S. Coleman of
Morristown; sisters, Susan Miller of Atlanta, Ga.; Kathryn Hodge of Morristown;
and Patience Smith of Indianapolis, Ind.; brothers, Bill Millar of Aberdeen,
Md.; Jim Millar of Spencer, N.Y.; and Scott Millar of Hickory, N.C.; uncle,
William I. Millar of Waynesville, N.C.; nieces and nephews, Jeremy and
Sam Millar of Knoxville, Jessica, Kristy, and Patrick Hodge of Morristown,
Andy, Michael, and Nicholas Campbell of Atlanta, Katelyn, Luke, Emerson,
and Alta Millar of Spencer, N.Y. and Logan Smith of Indianapolis, Ind.
Memorial services will be held 8 p.m., Thursday at Allen Funeral Home with
Rev. Tom Dodge officiating. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. until
8 p.m. prior to the service. Donations may be made to the Ministerial Association
Temporary Shelter. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
NEWMAN, RALPH H., 67, Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, April
14, 1999 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be announced
by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
READ, MRS. GEORGE (NINA RUTH), passed away at her home this morning.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Stetzer Funeral Home of Morristown.
SMITH, CHRISTINE, 74, 981 Wilshire Dr., Carlisle, passed away at her
residence Tuesday, April 13, 1999 at her residence. She was born Jan. 6
1925 in Tazewell, Tenn. She was the daughter of Effie and Lucy McDaniel.
She was preceded in death by her husband Walter E. in 1988 and by a great
grandchild Skye Canaan Ricketts. She is survived by a son, Dennis R. “Donna”
Smith of Morristown, Tenn.; a daughter, Paulette “Douglas” Wright of Carlisle;
a brother, Winton McDaniel of Bean Station, Tenn.; a sister, Maria Ratliff
of New Tazewell, Tenn.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be 10 a.m., Friday at the Eaton Anderson Funeral
Home, 121 E. 2nd St., Franklin. Burial will be in Woodhill Cemetery. Visitation
will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Eaton Anderson
Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
WOODS, DORIS PRICE, 72, 711 Central Church Rd., Morristown, formerly
of Dandridge, passed away Tuesday afternoon, April 13, 1999 at Lakeway
Regional Medical Center in Morristown. She was a member of the Burchfield
Memorial United Methodist Church. Doris was a former employee of the Magnavox
Co. While living in Dandridge, she had worked at the Swann’s and Wagon
Wheel Restaurants. She enjoyed being a foster grandparent for Hamblen Co.
and raising Pug puppies. She was preceded in death by her husband, Canada
L. Woods. She is survived by a daughter, Audree Byrd, Dandridge; two sons,
Michael William Leslie, Morristown, and Edward Ray Woods, Corning, Calif.;
and three grandchildren, Jason Cavin, Misty Byrd, and Steven Leslie. Funeral
services will be 8 p.m., Thursday, April 15, 1999 at Farrar Funeral Home
Chapel, Dandridge, with Rev. John Crabtree officiating. Interment graveside
services will be 11 a.m., Friday at Burchfield Memorial Methodist Cemetery,
Sevier Co. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial to the ICU of Lakeway
Regional Medical Center, Morristown, Tenn. Family will receive friends
6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.