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KING, MRS. SUE ANN, age 54, of Tazewell, TN., passed away Dec. 6, 1998 at Claiborne County Hospital. The family will receive friends 4-10 Tuesday and Wednesday at Coffey Funeral Home. Funeral services 11:30 Thursday at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Rest Haven Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of all services.

ROGERS, KATHRYN FERGUSON, age 89, of Morristown, formerly of Knoxville, passed away 6:30 a.m. Monday, December 7, 1998 at her home. Member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Morristown, formerly of Fairmont Presbyterian Church, Knoxville. Preceded in death by husband, Lawrence Rogers. Survivors: son, M.E. Rogers, Morristown; grandchildren, Kathy, Deborah, and Larry; great-grandchildren, David, Chris, and Jennifer; sister, Hazel Valentine, Knoxville. Funeral 8 p.m. Tuesday, McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Ross Woody officiating. The family and friends will meet at Boyd’s Creek Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday for a 10 a.m. committal service. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive, Knoxville. McCarty Mortuary in charge.

BENTLEY, MRS. NAOMI RUTH, 61, Walker Church Road, Bulls Gap, passed away at Life Care Center in Morristown, on December 7, 1998. She was preceded in death by her step-father, J.B. Woods and brother Merless Woods. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Bobby Bentley of Bulls Gap; son, Charles (Chuck) Bentley of Morristown; granddaughter, Brandy Michelle Bentley of Knoxville; mother, Mrs. Gladys Woods of Rogersville; sisters, Mrs. Russell (Hazel) Overstreet of Rockfort, IL., Mrs. Olen (Mary Louise) Lovekamp of Queen City, MO., Nell Alexander of Rockfort, IL., Mrs. Elmer James (Carolyn) Johnson of Rogersville, and Mrs. Emery (Juanita) DeBord of Rogersville. Funeral service will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Willard Wilder and Rev. Randall Burton officiating. Burial will be in Courtney Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Bulls Gap. Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

MASENGILL, EVANS LEE, 88, of Pennington Rd., Bulls Gap, passed away Saturday, Dec. 5, 1998, in Takoma Hospital in Greeneville. He was a World War II veteran. He was a member of The American Legion Post #3 in Kingsport, and a retired member of International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Union in Kingsport. Survivors include a sister, Mary Johnson of Lexington, TN.; two nieces, Carol Ann Burnham of California and Jill Masengill of Florida; three nephews, David E. Johnson of Decaturville, TN., Eric Masengill of Murfreesboro, TN., and Thomas Masengill of Florida. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. George Miller will officiate. Burial will be in Morning View Cemetery in Bluff City, TN. Wilson Funeral Home, Bulls Gap in charge of arrangements.

SIZEMORE, ELIZABETH LEANNE ROSE, 3 month old daughter of Tracy and Jimmy Sizemore of Rogersville, went to live with Jesus on Dec. 6, 1998, in Johnson City Medical Center. She is survived by brothers, Trevor Heck and Jesse Sizemore; maternal grandparents, Rocky and Becky Johnson of Whitesburg and Tommy Dalton of Whitesburg; paternal grandparents, Earl and Ruby Sizemore of Rogersville, Robenia Lawson of Rogersville; special grandparents, Ronnie and Nancy Hatley of Morristown; great grandparents, Edd and Ruth Walker of Bulls Gap; special aunt, Heather Nicole Hatley of Whitesburg; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Long Cemetery, with Rev. Fred Gilreath officiating. Wilson Funeral Home, Bulls Gap, in charge of arrangements.

PIERCE, GASTON W., 83, 4210 Highway 321, Butler, died Monday, December 7, 1998 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton after an extended illness. He was a native of Carter County. Mr. Pierce was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was also a farmer and gardener. He was a member of the Little Milligan Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Ruella White Pierce; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Bill Williams, Morristown, and Carolyn Sue and Bill Finney, Butler; one sister, Jean Perry, Butler; two brothers, Ray Pierce and W.C. Pierce Jr., both of Butler; five grandchildren, Jerome Finney, Jeffrey Finney, Tim Williams, Mary Beth Burns and Susan Mills; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Nick Bradshaw and Rev. Harold McNabb officiating Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Little Milligan Baptist Church, in care of Barbara Matheson, Treasurer, 2140 West G. Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., 37643. Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge.

WEBB, HERBERT K, “TURK,” age 83, of Lakeview Dr., Dandridge, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 8, 1998 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.

DAWSON, DAVID L., 52, of Morristown, passed away Monday, December 7, 1998, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father, James A. Dawson. He was an employee of Lenzing Fibers, and a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Dawson; special friends Walter and Martha Hawk; mother-in-law and father-in-law, R.G. and Ann Drinnon; mother, Ruth Worley; uncles and aunts Clay and Joan Fox, Bruce and June Fox, and James and Sarah Ruth Fox, all of Morristown. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Tuesday at Allen Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Burford officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BELL, DONALD, age 51, of Morristown, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 1998 at his home after a long illness. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the son of the late David and Ida Bell. He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Collins Bell. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Interment in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown in charge of arrangements.

LEWIS, JAMES ROBERT, 73, of New Market, passed away Monday, Dec. 7, 1998 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.

CATRON, MARTHA SOLOMON, 4505 Little Chuckey Road, Mosheim, TN. 37818, born September 12, 1915 in Greeneville, TN., passed away Thursday morning, December 10, 1998 at Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greeneville. Services will be Saturday, December 12, 1998, 2:00 p.m. at Kiser Funeral Chapel. Interment at Greenelawn Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends Friday, December 11, 1998 from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Kiser Funeral Home in charge.

HARMON, MRS. KATHERINE THOMAS, age 92, of Pasadena, Texas, formerly of Claiborne County passed away Dec. 8, 1998 at Vista Care in Texas. The family will receive friends 11:00 until 1:00 Saturday at Coffey Funeral Home. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998 in Irish Memorial Gardens. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of all services.

SMITH, BILLIE, of Morristown, husband of Huberta Gillette Smith, passed away Thursday morning, December 10, 1998. He was born September 10, 1925 and married on May 8, 1948. Billie retired from BASF. He was preceded in death by his parents, Talmidge and Sarah Smith of Cocke County and two brothers, Winton and Wayne Smith. Billie leaves family members as follows: his wife, Huberta Gillette Smith; brother and sister-in-law, Wayland and Sue Smith; children: Claudette Grigsby, Deloris Elsey, Richard Smith, Daryl Smith; son-in-law and daughters-in-law, Buddy Esley, Janice Smith, Lisa Smith; grandchildren, Robby and Angie Grigsby, Chad and Lisa Grigsby, Leigh Elsey, Richard Elsey, Chris and Kristi Lovin, Phillip Lovin, Nick Williams, Megan Williams; great-grandchildren, Stiel Lovin, Josh Watson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Pete and Jenny Dawson, Pearl Ashley, George and QV Gillette, Wanda McNeal, James F. and Ruth Gillette, Charles and Ruby Gillette, Bea Everhart, Cleo Snowden, Jim and Flora Drinnon, Bernice Gillette, Blanche Smith, Venie Smith; several nieces and nephews. Billie’s family come together at this time for comfort, but also to remember how much Billie loved our Lord, Morningside Baptist Church, and his family with all his heart. Billie was a humble and honest man in all he said and did. We thank God for our time with him and find strength in knowing he is in heaven. The family will receive friends on Saturday evening, December 12, 1998 at Morningside Baptist Church from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with funeral services to be held immediately thereafter. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, 1998 at Hamblen Memory Gardens with the Reverends Ross Woody and George Johnson officiating. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

CURL, MICHAEL EUGENE, age 32, of White Pine, passed away suddenly 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 9, 1998 at his residence. Member of Grace Baptist Church. Preceded in death by grandmothers: Elizabeth Miller and Mossie Curl. Survived by mother: Shirley Curl of Jefferson City; father and wife, Eugene and Pat Curl of Rutledge; sisters, Jill Moyers of Jefferson City and Sherry Ripple of Tampa, Fla.; nephew, Paul Moyers of Jefferson City; step-mother, Rose Curl of Jefferson City; several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives; special friend, Lisa Trent of Morristown. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 11, 1998 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bobby Dukes and Reverend Randy Irons officiating. Family and friends will gather 9:45 a.m. Saturday, December 12, 1998 at Oakland Baptist Church Cemetery for a 10:00 a.m. interment service. Family will receive friends Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. prior to funeral services. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN., 37760. Phone (423) 475-3892.

CONWAY, WILLIAM, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 1998. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

HAZELWOOD, CARRIE RICH, age 61, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, December 11, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Bertha Long Hazelwood and sister, Katherine Helton. Survivors include her sisters, Fannie Ruth Cox of Bean Station and Ruby Collins of Morristown; brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul and Evelyn Hazelwood, Oscar and Jewel Hazelwood, of Bean Station, Billy Hazelwood of Knoxville, James Hazelwood of Bean Station and George Hazelwood of Morristown; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Monday, 2:00 p.m. at the Bean Station Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Clifford Dalton officiating. The body will lie in state one hour before services. Interment to follow in the Dalton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

MAY, ALBERT JOE, age 69, of Talbott, and a native of Jefferson County, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 1998 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a retired surveyor with New Jersey Zinc Co., and a farmer. He was a member of Alpha Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. Preceded in death by his parents, Henry L. and Minnie Killion May. Survivors include his wife, Diris Quarles May; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Gail May of Talbott; daughter and son-in-law, Aldris and John H. Kerr of Maryville; grandchildren, Justin and Shelby May, Riley, Jordan and Ryan Kerr; brothers, William Roy May of Jefferson City, and James L. May of Talbott; sisters, Edna Martin of White Pine, Bernice May and Alta Ruth Whitaker of Jefferson City; several nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends. Funeral services will be Friday 8 p.m. at Alpha Baptist Church with Rev. J.W. Rayburn officiating. Graveside services will be Saturday, 11:00 a.m. in the Jefferson Memorial Gardens with Rev. Bruce Osbone officiating. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the services at Alpha Baptist Church. Deacons of Alpha Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Together We Build Fund at Alpha Baptist Church. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

BARNARD, JAMES E., age 91, of Sneedville passed away Saturday, December 12, 1998 at the Claiborne County Hospital. He was a member of Ida’s Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Effie Winkler Barnard; son, James E. Barnard, Jr.; parents, Asa and Sarah Barnard; sisters, Lona Dodson, Mae Seal and brother, Vaulty Barnard. Survivors: daughters, Ruby L. Johns of Tazewell, TN., Zelma R. Jones of Sneedville; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Shrilda Pickett of Sykesville, Maryland, Grace Seals of Sykesville, Maryland, Ruth Burchett of Morristown, Gladys Wolfe of Sneedville; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Funeral services 10 a.m. Monday, December 14, 1998 at the Ida’s Chapel Baptist Church. Rev. Bob Davis, Rev. Earl Bowlin and Rev. Joe James officiating. Interment in the Barnard-Winkler Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, December 13,1998 from 7 to 9 at the McNeil Funeral Home Sneedville. Pallbearers: grandsons. Honorary Pallbearers: Ronald Rosenbalm, Grady Royston, Dayton Sutton, Rodney Royston and J.C. Mabe. McNeil Funeral Home Sneedville in charge of arrangements. Phone No. 1-423-733-2246.

CONWAY, WILLIAM FRANCIS, age 53 of Morristown, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998. Survivors: his wife Judy; children, William Conway, Jr., Georgia, Kelly Moser, Bean Station, Eleanor Moser, Rogersville; grandchildren, Sean, Robert, Ricky, Jr., Matthew, Harley, and Amber Moser, Everette Conway, Nicholas and Christopher Moser, Devon Carmack; brother, Bobby Conway, Georgia; sister, Arlene Mason, Florida. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Monday at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Interment in Dalton Cemetery with military honors by VFW Post 5266. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

DONALDSON, KATHRYN M., age 84, of Morristown, passed away December 12, 1998 at her home. Preceded in death by her husband, John Donaldson, Jr. Survivors: daughters, Ruth Laico of Morristown, Jane Pitz of Bergenfield, N.J., Nancy Murray of Tallahassee, Fla.; devoted grandmother of: Sandra Laico, Christine Pierce, Jennifer Pitz, Joseph Pitz, Heather Murray and Robin Murray. Private graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jarnigan Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Wright officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Mayes Mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

HARMON, MRS. KATHERINE THOMAS, age 92 of Pasadena, Texas, formerly of Claiborne County, passed away Dec. 8, 1998 at Vista Care in Texas. The family received friends 11:00 until 1:00 Sat. at Coffey Funeral Home. Graveside service was 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998 in Irish Memorial Gardens. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.

HAZELWOOD, CARRIE RICH, 61, of Jefferson City, passed away Friday, December 11,1998 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday, 2:00 p.m. at the Bean Station Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Clifford Dalton officiating. The body will lie in state one hour before services. Interment to follow in the Dalton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

LEEDY, MRS. BERTHA LOU, age 91 of New Tazewell, wife of the late Raymond Leedy, passed away Thursday at Claiborne County Nursing Home. Family received friends 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Funeral service 1:00 p.m. Sunday Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial in the Greer Cemetery, New Tazewell. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

LOCKHART, KATHRYN SIMPSON, passed away Friday evening. Mrs. Lockhart was of the Presbyterian faith and was a registered nurse. Preceded in death by brothers, Jesse and Edgar Simpson, she is survived by: husband, Beecher Lockhart, of Powell; sisters, Ruth Patton of Knoxville, Hallie Wade of Whitesburg; brother and sister-in-law, K.D. and Ruby Simpson of Greeneville, TN. Funeral services 10 a.m. Monday at Stetzer’s Whitesburg Chapel with the Rev. LeRoy Davis and Rev. Henry Davidson officiating. Interment in Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 Sunday at Stetzer Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Stetzer Funeral Home in Whitesburg in charge of arrangements.

MCGHEE, HAROLD, age 69, of Rutledge, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete. Smith Funeral Home of Rutledge is in charge.

MISENHEIMER, MR. JESSE DALTON, 81, Greensboro, N.C., died Thursday, December 10, 1998 at his residence. Mr. Misenheimer was born November 21, 1917 in Guilford County, a son to Charles A. and Minnie L. Clark Misenheimer. He was former owner of M and M Saws in Morristown, Tenn. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy. On November 5, 1938, he married the former Ruth Hill who survives of the home. Mr. Misenheimer was an exceptionally loving, considerate, and generous man who was devoted to his family. Mr. Misenheimer was preceded in death by a daughter Carol Ann Misenheimer, and two sons Gary Wayne Misenheimer and Charles Ray Misenheimer. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Ronda Phillips and her husband Gayle of Greensboro; a daughter-in-law Judy Misenheimer of Morristown Tenn.; grandchildren Sharon Phillips of Greensboro, Darryl Misenheimer and his wife Kristi of Morristown, Tenn., and Kevin Misenheimer and his wife Julianne of Morristown, Tenn.; a great-granddaughter Madison Misenheimer; two sisters, Dorothy Misenheimer of High Point and Doris Staley of Greensboro; and several nieces and nephews. Upon Mr. Misenheimer’s requests there will be no formal funeral services. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice. Cumby Mortuary in High Point, N.C. is serving the Misenheimer family.

PARKER, REV. JACKSON CALVIN, age 65, of Newport died Friday at the Baptist Hospital of Knoxville after a short illness. He was the former pastor of the Forest Hill Baptist Church in Parrottsville, and Pigeon Valley Baptist Church in Hartford and several other churches in the area. He also served as director of missions and minister of music for the East Tennessee Baptist Association for several years, was pastor of the Telford Baptist Church in Telford TN., pastor of the Concord Baptist Church in Mosheim, minister of education at the Clark St. Baptist Church in Johnson City, TN., president of the Newport Lion’s Club and served as chairperson of Newport F.E.M.A. Board of Cocke County and numerous other committees. He is survived by his wife: Sally Ann Bell Parker; one sister, Ann Kitchens of Richmond, Va.; two brothers, Neal Gordon Parker of Daphne, AL., and Paul Wayne Parker of Hixon, TN. Funeral service will be held Sunday 2:00 p.m. at the Manes Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Family received friends 7-9 Saturday at the funeral home. Manes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

SMITH, BILLIE, of Morristown, husband of Huberta Gillette Smith, passed away Thursday morning, December 10, 1998. The family received friends Saturday evening, December 12, 1998 at Morningside Baptist Church. Funeral services were held immediately thereafter. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 13,1998 at Hamblen Memory Gardens with the Reverends Ross Woody and George Johnson officiating. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

SMALLS, JORDON DEVIS, age 2 , of 1306 Cherokee Drive, Morristown, TN., passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998 at Children’s Hospital, Knoxville. Family and friends will be received at Dockery’s Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 16. The funeral will be Thursday, December 17 at 2 p.m. at Dockery Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Joseph Senter officiating. Interment in City Cemetery. Family is being served by Dockery Funeral Home, Morristown, TN. 423-586-8009.

WOLFORD, JOSEPHINE, age 84, of Heritage Center, Morristown, passed away Wednesday morning, December 16, 1998. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mayes Mortuary.

LAWSON, JAMES HARVEY, age 77, of Bean Station, passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 1998. He was a member and deacon of Yellow Branch Missionary Baptist Church; was retired from Hodge Electric and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents Willie and Ida Lawson. Survivors: his wife, Ester Trent Lawson; children and their spouses, Kathy and C.J. Trent, Mooresburg, Karen Lawson, Bean Station, Vernon and Cyndie Lawson, Morristown, Jeff Lawson, Bean Station; grandchildren, Jane Trent, Mark and Trish Trent, Sarah and Dan Wolfe, Josh Vaughn, Paul Lawson; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Brooks, Myrtle Wice, both of Morristown. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Yellow Branch Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Homer Collins, Rev. Buster Jarvis and Rev. Howard Johnson officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment in Yellow Branch Cemetery with military honors by VFW Post 5266. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Mooresburg Chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. The Mooresburg Chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge.

COFFEY, MRS. TRESSIE FAUN, age 78, of Rt. 3, Rutledge, passed away at her home Monday evening, Dec. 14. Family will receive friends 7-9 Tuesday and Wednesday at Coffey Funeral Home, Tazewell. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial in the McGinnis-Harrell Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home, Tazewell in charge of arrangements.

BRISENTINE, JOSEPH D. (JOEY), age 20, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 1998, at Heritage Center. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Rasnick. Survivors include his mother, Darlene Rasnick and father, Timothy Brisentine of Talbott; daughter, Lindsey Johnson of Middlesboro, Ky.; sisters, Angel, Lacy and Shanndella Brisentine; brothers, Timothy (Bucky) Brisentine of Talbott and Shannon Brisentine of Morristown; grandparents, Harrison and Margaret Rickard and Roxie Rasnick of Cleveland, OH.; very special friend and big brother, Officer Bob Cleveland; special uncle, James Rasnick. Funeral services will be Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. Larry Seals officiating. Graveside services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

WARD, MR. JAMES ELIJAH, age 58, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Greeneville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, Mohawk, TN. and was a custodian in the textile mills. Survivors in this area include: daughters,, Teresa Schofield, Greeneville, Tammy Shropshire, Newport. Kersey Funeral Home, Auburndale, Fla., in charge.

MCMAHAN, EARL KERMIT, age 93, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 1998, at his residence. He was a member of Catherine-Nenny Baptist Church, and formerly employed at Morristown Chest Co. Preceded in death by his parents, Thomas James and Cora Haun McMahan; wife, Zoe Lena Glasscoe McMahan; sons, James Thomas, Oglevia (Jeep) and Francis Howard McMahan. Survivors include daughters, Bernice M. Bewley and Nell R. Lawson of Morristown and Flora Katherine (Tiny) Reed of Nashville; sons, Earl Conrad McMahan of Morristown, William Kermit (Bill) McMahan of Marigate, Fla., Guy Coolidge (Dock) McMahan of Morristown and Wilbur Eugene McMahan of Talbott; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandchild.; several nieces and nephews; Funeral services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. J.B. Gulley and Rev. Robert Norton officiating. Interment to follow in the Catherine-Nenny Cemetery. 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.

COFFEY, TRESSIE FAUN, age 78, of Route 3, Rutledge, TN. was born March 9, 1920, passed away on Monday, December. 14, 1998 at home. Member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband Amos Coffey and a brother Quall McGinnis. Survivors: daughters, Joan Coffey of Washburn, TN., Thelma Atkins of Mooresburg, TN., Judy Fredrick of Dandridge, TN., Ruby Nicely and Ann Johnka of Michigan, Eva Coffey of Rutledge, TN.; sons, Danny and Steve Coffey of Bean Station, TN., Joe Coffey of Chapel Hill, TN., Ronnie Coffey of Mooresburg, TN.; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-three great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Paul McGinnis of Knoxville, TN. Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, Coffey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Terry Winstead and Rev. Clifton Wilmoth officiating. Interment in McGinnis-Harrell Cemetery. Singers: Ever Ready Quartet. Pallbearers: Grandsons. Family received friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Coffey Funeral Home, Tazewell in charge of arrangements.

HEADRICK, ALMA FLORENCE RHEA (SALLY), age 71, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 1998 at U.T. Hospital, after a long illness. She was a member of Eastwood Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband Willie Headrick; parents, William Willoughby Rhea and Ella Pauline Rhea and great-grandson, Justin Price. Survivors: daughters, Taffy Smith, Pat Stepp, and Roberta Stepp, all of Morristown; sons, Windell M. E. Stepp of Morristown, Benny of Knoxville, Michael Howerton of Morristown, Jimmy Headrick and wife Teresa of Whitesburg; eleven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Buddy Rhea of Bulls Gap, Billy Rhea of Morristown; sisters, Ruth Hollifield of DeKalb, IL., Mary Gibbs, Sarah Nolen and Josie Dickerson, all of Morristown. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Junior Gardner officiating. Interment will be in Dover Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

KIMBROUGH, EDITH STREET, age 80, of White Pine, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998 at Jefferson County Nursing Home after a long illness. She was a member of Beth Carr United Methodist Church. Widow of the late Joe C. Kimbrough and the daughter of the late Ell Fonzer and Bessie Hayes Street. Also preceded in death by sisters and brothers Dorothy Jarrett, Ada Cummins, Bonnie Holt, Irene Sauls, Etta Jarrett, Claude Street, Will Street and Ted Street. Survived by daughter Carol K. Miller of Morristown; son and a loving and devoted daughter-in-law, Bobby and Bonnie Kimbrough of White Pine; grandchildren, Rene Gibson Tabor, Anthony Kimbrough and Lynne Beckler, all of White Pine, Dawn Foster of Seymour and Judy Kimbrough of Gilette, WY.; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Atkins of White Pine; brother, Ross Street of White Pine; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998 at Farrar’s White Pine Chapel with Rev. Troy James officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. prior to services. Interment services will be Friday morning Dec. 18, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. in the White Pine Cemetery. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the ALPS Adult Day Care Center, 600 N. Daisy Street, Morristown, TN., 37814. Farrar’s of White Pine in charge of arrangements.

MCMAHAN, EARL KERMIT, age 93, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 1998. Funeral services will be Friday, 10:30 a.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. J.B. Gulley and Rev. Robert Norton officiating. Interment to follow in the Catherine-Nenny Cemetery. 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.

YOUNG, RAYMOND ARTHUR, of 114 Clark Rd., Rogersville, TN., born April 8, 1940 in Harlan, Ky., passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 1998 at his residence. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Dec. 17, 1998 at Wilson Chapel. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998 at the funeral home. Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

JOHNSON, DEAN CLYDE, age 57, of Sneedville, passed away Thursday, December 17, 1998 at the Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Center. He was born February 3, 1941. He was a member of Yellow Branch Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by parents, Mike and Mary Johnson of Sneedville; sister, Crystal Opal Rowe of Morristown. Survivors: Mable Jean Johnson of Sneedville; daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Ken Johnson of Sneedville; sons and daughters-in-law, Chad and Sandy Johnson of Morristown, Brian and Kelly Johnson of Morristown; grandchildren, Kendria Johnson of Sneedville, Haley Johnson of Morristown, Brianna Johnson of Morristown; nephew, Ricky Rowe of Virginia Beach, Va.; brother-in-law, Guy Rowe of Morristown. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday at Yellow Branch Baptist Church. Rev. Howard Johnson and Rev. Darrell Ramsey officiating. Interment in the Purkey Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday, December 19, 1998 from 2 p.m. until time of services at the Yellow Branch Baptist Church. McNeil Funeral Home, Sneedville, in charge of arrangements. Phone No. 1-423-733-2246.

LOMBINA, FLORA, age 84, of 400 Briar Thicket Road, Bybee, TN., born October 19, 1914, passed away December 17, 1998 at Cocke County Baptist Hospital. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Dockery Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

WEST, KATHY DIANE, age 27, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, December 17, 1998, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Delphia (Buge) and Zora Calfee Reed, Forrest and Ruby Mae Burchell Watts. Survivors include her husband, Marcus Martin and daughters, Kassidy Renee and Nichole Lashae Martin; parents, Cecil Ray (Bud) Watts Sr., and Ruby Pearl Reed Watts of Morristown; brothers and sisters-in-law, Cecil Ray and Kayla Watts Jr., of Talbott, David Wayne and Judy Watts, of Morristown and Gary and Dawn Watts of Dandridge; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Jeff Broyles of Jefferson City, Joyce and Jon Carroll of Talbott; several nieces and nephews; many special friends. Funeral services will be Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. Roger Dalton officiating. Interment to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

WOLFORD, JOSEPHINE S., age 84, of Heritage Center, Morristown, passed away December 16, 1998 She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Pauline Wolford of White Pine; daughter and son-in-law, Camilla and Bob Musick of Shady Springs, W. Va.; grandchildren, John Paul Burton, Lewis Burton, Maria Wolford, Jane Buhl, Lisa Meidl, Joseph Musick and Matthew Musick; six great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Richie Hayes officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. The family requests donations be made to National Psorias Foundation, Suite 210, 6443 S. Beaverton Hwy., Portland, Oregon 97221. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

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