Miscellaneous Johnson County, Tennessee Obituaries

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MARTIN LUTHER JOHNSON
Martin Luther Johnson, 89, formerly of Holston Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at the Brian Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was born October 1, 1912 in Mountain City, Tennessee to Flura Edward and Maud Wagner Johnson. He was retired from the City of Knoxville as City Engineer. He was a member of Macedonia United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Hazel Henderson Johnson; one daughter, Susie Stovall and husband Charles, Advance, North Carolina; one son, Charles Johnson and wife Luise, Raleigh, North Carolina; four grandchildren, Suzanne Mann, Chip Stovall, Becky Johnson and Vicki Snyder; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rebekah Reece and Madge Nave, both of Mountain City, Tennessee; two nieces and one nephews.
Graveside services were conducted Saturday, July 27, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Tennessee with Rev. John D. Brewster officiating.
Memorials may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church, 4630 Holston Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914.
Vogler and Sons Clemmons Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.

PAULINE N. PHILLIPPI
Pauline N. Phillippi, 81, 955 North Shady Street, passed away Saturday, September 28, 2002 at the Asbury Acres Health Center in Maryville, Tennessee from complications of Multiple Myeloma. She was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Bynum Edward and Frances Brown Nichols, Sr. She was preceded in death in 1990 by husband of 50 years, Rev. M.C. “Mack” Phillippi, who served as minister for 42 years in the Holston United Methodist Conference, and one brother, B.E. “Junior” Nichols. She was a graduate of Johnson County High School, a homemaker and enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing and crafts. She was a member of Valley View United Methodist Church and served as the Treasurer of the Women’s Sunday School Class.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Tuggle, Knoxville, Tennessee; Sharron and husband Gary parson, Knoxville, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Brent Tuggle, Kendra Tuggle and Darsey and husband Scott Owens, all of Knoxville, Tennessee; Trina and husband Michael Gilreath, Lexington, Kentucky; three great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Brent Michael Gilreath, Lexington, Kentucky; Baby Owens, due May 2003, Knoxville, Tennessee; two nieces, Joan and husband John Payne, Mountain City, Tennessee; Jenny and husband Ronnie Dowell, Kingsport, Tennessee; a special friend, Ella Mae Combs, Mountain City, Tennessee.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at Valley View United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Cahill officiating.
Music was by Carl Mills.
Graveside services and interment followed in the Phillippi Cemetery.
Pallbearers were friends.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Buddy Clayton and members of the Asbury Acres staff.
Memorials may be made to Valley View UMC Women’s Sunday School Class, 1779 Hwy 421 North, Mountain City, TN 37683, or Holston United Methodist Home for Children, PO Box 188, Greenville, TN 37744.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

WILLIAM CLAUDE TESTER
William Claude Tester, 92, 919 Medical Park Drive, Mountain City, formerly of 1091 Sandy Road, Mountain City, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at the Mountain City Care Center after an extended illness. He was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Stacy and Alice Mains Tester. He was a member of Locust Gap Freewill Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Dallie Triplett Tester, September 24, 1965; one son, Billy Glenn Tester, April 8, 1945; one daughter, Arlene Tester Burgess, July 7, 1999; two grandsons, Terry Marilock, May 1997 and D.C. Burgess, July 1983; two brothers, Jack and Robert Tester; four sisters, Zilda Mains, Connie McElyea, Lucy Arnold and Blanch Morefield.
Survivors include five daughters, Margie Trivette, Bristol, Tennessee; Christine and husband Jack Marilock, Kingsport, Tennessee; Jean Lewis and Lois Tester, both of Mountain City, Tennessee; Joyce and husband Jack Bradley, Butler, Tennessee; two sons, Robert “Bob” and wife Mary Tester, Trade, Tennessee; Dennis and wife Jeannie Tester, Trade, Tennessee; two sisters, Nell and husband Duff Arnold, Mountain City, Tennessee; Sally Blevins, Michigan; one brother, George Tester, Hoven Grace, Maryland; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, September 26, 2002 at 8 p.m. at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ted Lewis and Rev. Frank Woods officiating.
Music was by Danny Rhymer and Jerry Horne.
Pallbearers were Joe Bishop, Jack Arnold, Johnny Arnold, Jim Arnold, Mack Arnold, James Brewer, Michael Cupito and Fred Anglemyer.
Honorary pallbearers were grandsons, great-grandsons, staff of Mountain City Care Center Nurses and CA’s of Hall #3.
Memorials may be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN 37683 or Locust Gap Freewill Baptist Church.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

VIVIAN GLASGOW
Vivian Glasgow, 70, 1330 Doe Creek Road, Butler, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at her residence. She was a native of Pierson, Florida and a daughter of the late Jasper and Pearl Dixon Crews. She was a retired homemaker, an avid gardener and loved cooking. She was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Crews.
Survivors include two daughters, Fait Glasgow, of the home; Gail Gibson, Whitwell, Tennessee; three sons, Tim Glasgow and Paul Glasgow, both of Butler, Tennessee; Stephen Glasgow, Harrison, Arkansas; two sisters, Shirley Frank, Cresent City, Florida; Jeanette Hartley, Pierson, Florida; one brother, Donald Crews, DeLand, Florida; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday< September 28, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Maggie Owens-Yates officiating.
Graveside services and interment followed in Sunset Memorial Park.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

NATALEE C. MILLER LUSK
Natalee C. Miller Lusk, 83, DeLand, Florida, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2002 in DeLand, Florida. She was a native of Johnson County and was a daughter of the late Roscoe and Laura Miller.
Survivors include two sons, Walter Lee Lusk, DeLand, Florida; Donald Lusk, Angel Fire, New Mexico; one sister, Faydena Shoun, DeLand, Florida; one brother, William H. Miller, Shady Valley, Tennessee.
Funeral services and burial were conducted in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
This obituary is a courtesy of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.

LEONA DUNN PENNINGTON
Leona Dunn Pennington, 76, 122 Murphy Street, Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away Monday, November 25, 2002 at the Johnson County Health Center after an extended illness. She was a native of Johnson County and was a daughter of the late William Edyuth and Rebecca Leah Dishman Dunn. She was a homemaker and member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church. She received a special award from former Governor, Ned McWherter, for outstanding service to the State of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ted Blevins, Roy E. Dowell, Clifford Whisler and Dayton Pennington, one son, Mack A. Blevins, in 2002, and two sisters, Retha Dunn and Mabel E. Barlow.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Zetts and husband Paul, Medford Lakes, New Jersey; Linda Golsin and husband Barry, Sr., Malvern, Pennsylvania; two sons, Burnice and wife Charlotte Dowell, West Chester, Pennsylvania; Boyd F. and wife Brenda Dowell, Mountain City, Tennessee; five sisters, Nell Brown, Laura Lipford, Beulah Clampett and Trula Lipford, all of Mountain City, Tennessee; Louise Robinson, Trade, Tennessee; five brothers, Orville Dunn, Toughkenamon, Pennsylvania; Edd Dunn, New Castle, Delaware; Everett Dunn, West Grove, Pennsylvania; Ernest Dunn and Bob Dunn, both of Mountain City, Tennessee; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Raymond Marshall, Mountain City, Tennessee; a best friend, Lee Sowell, Pensacola, Florida; special caregivers, Kathy Blevins and Nell Brown.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 29, 2002 at 8 p.m. at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bruce Simcox officiating.
Pallbearers were Scott Blevins, Steve Blevins, Barry Goslin, Jr., Bryon Jacobs, David Newstat, Marty Dowell and Roy Dowell.
Honorary pallbearers were Glenn Blevins, Dan Lipford, Mo Marshal, Steve Marshall, Dr. Kimbro, Dr. Floyd Barker, Dr. Laurie and Dr. Allison.
Graveside services and interment were conducted at the Oxford Cemetery in Oxford, Pennsylvania at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2002.
Memorials may be made to Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JOYCE BARR WALLACE
Joyce Barr Wallace, 62, 318 Cretsinger road, Shady Valley, Tennessee, passed away Friday, November 29, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness. She was a native of Taylors Valley Virginia but had made her home in Shady Valley for several years. She was a daughter of the late Fred and Verna Richardson Barr. She was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include her husband, Howard Wallace, of the home; one son, Tony Wallace and fiance Sharon McQueen, Shady Valley, Tennessee; one sister, Jean Mabe and husband Fred, Taylors Valley, Virginia; two brothers, Paul Barr and wife Geraldine, Mountain City, Tennessee; Earl Barr and wife Gloria, Opelika, Alabama; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 8 p.m. from the Shady Valley Presbyterian Church with Rev. Tom Peake officiating.
Pallbearers were Christopher Garland, Larry Wallace, Charles Wallace, Donald Fletcher, Tom Hubbard and Roger Morrison.
Honorary pallbearers were doctors and nurses of Johnson City Medical Center, Dr. Ross, Ed Ball, Eddie Widener, Stacey Greer, James Richardson, Pastor Reecy Widener.
Graveside services and burial were conducted Monday at 2 p.m. from the Blevins Cemetery, Shady Valley, Tennessee.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JANE R. MAINS
Jane R. Mains, 72, 6233 Blue Ridge Road, Pleasant Garden, North Carolina, formally of 2338 Lumpkin Branch Road, Mountain City, went to be with the Lord Friday, November 29, 2002 at the Asheboro Health and Rehabilitation Center in Asheboro, North Carolina. She was a native of Johnson County and was a daughter of the late Hugh and Winnie Phillips Dunn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles David Mains, who died in 1979, also by four brothers, John Dunn, Ernest Dunn, Dayton Dunn and Wiley Dunn, one sister, Goldie Forrester, one half-sister, Nelle White, three half-brothers, Uylessis Mains, Walt Mains and Author Mains. She was a former employee of Burlington Industries and a member of Central Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Brown and husband Jerry, Alice Robinson and husband Mike, Lisa Hackney and husband Jack, all of Mountain City, Tennessee; one son, David and wife Sandy, Pleasant Garden, North Carolina; one sister, Ella Rose Hamm, Nottingham, Pennsylvania; one brother, Barton Dunn, Mountain City, Tennessee; special friends, all her church and Sunday School friends; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. from the Central Baptist Church with Rev. Rick Thomason officiating.
Music was under the direction of the church choir.
Pallbearers were Dustin Maynard, Josh Maynard, Michael Robinson, Brandon Robinson, Wes Robinson, Travis Brown, Jeremy Brown, Garner Icenhour and Lawrence Watkins.
Honorary pallbearers were Gary Perkins, Mike Robinson, Jack Hackney and Jerry Brown.
Burial followed in the Sunset Memorial Park.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DON N. BOWMAN
Don N. Bowman, 89, 10716 Hwy 67 West, Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2002 at his residence. He was a native of Butler, Tennessee and a son of the late David Clayton and Deliah Smith Bowman. He was a retired machine operator in Cleveland, Ohio and a member of First Baptist Church. He was a US Army veteran and was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Reece Bowman, in 2000, two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include one brother, Carroll and wife Mary Bowman, Butler, Tennessee; several nieces and nephews; brother-in-law, Jack Dugger; sister-in-law, Lillian Dugger.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday, November 30, 2002 at 8 p.m. at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Greene and Rev .Norm Reece officiating.
Pallbearers were nephews.
Honorary pallbearers were Jack Muse, Dr. Jim Shine, Nancy Wills and Dr. Kahn.
Music was under the direction of the Sugar Grove Quartet.
Interment was held Sunday, December 1, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the Sunset Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ELIZABETH K. HUX
Elizabeth K. Hux, 87, 605 West “D” Street, Elizabethton, Tennessee, died Saturday, November 30, 2002 at the residence of a granddaughter, Lisa Hayes, 601 Regency Lane, Elizabethton, Tennessee following an extended illness. She was a native of Greene County and a daughter of the late James and Lucy Wimpy Kelley. She was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, a member of the Ladies Aid and served as a Sunday School teacher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles B. Hux, II in 1983, by two sons, Charlie Hux in 2001 and Billy Hux in 1935, by two brothers, Kyle Kelley and Fred Kelley.
Survivors include one daughter, Patsy L. Hux, of the home; one daughter-in-law, Iris Hux, Jonesborough; one brother, Jack Kelley, Houston, Texas; four grandchildren and their spouses, Lisa and Charles Hayes, Lee and Dennis Lyons, all of Elizabethton, Tennessee; Lee and Dan Lipford and Joe Hux, all of Mountain City, Tennessee; six great-grandchildren, Charlie Hayes, Casey Hayes and Tasha Morrell, all of Elizabethton; Julia Lipford, Matthew Lipford and Christopher Hux, all of Mountain City, Tennessee; special cousins, Dr. Dennis Ledford, Lutz, Florida and Dorothy Ledford, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 2, 2002 at 8 p.m. in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Jack McWhirter officiating.
Music was by a trio of Haley and Holly Sheffield and Kenny Laughters and Debbie Gouge and Jerry Barnett, soloists.
Graveside services were conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Last Supper, Happy Valley Memorial Park with Howard Ensor, bagpiper.
Active pallbearers were Charles Hayes, Dan Lipford, Joe Hux, Dennis Lyons, Buford Lipford, R.V. Arnold, Charlie Hayes, II, Matthew Lipford and Bob Bunten.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. James Shipley, Charles Hollowell, Third Floor Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, the staff of NHC Homecare and the staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospice.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home and Hathaway-Percy Funeral Homes were in charge of the arrangements.

NAOMI GALLIHER ORR
Naomi Galliher Orr, 76, Taylors Valley, Virginia, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2002 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Virginia. She was a native of Washington County, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Mary Ann Parsons Yates. In her early years, Naomi was employed as an elementary school teacher working in Damascus and Glade Spring, Virginia. In 1948 she moved with her husband, Homer D. Galliher, to Mansfield, Pennsylvania where together they worked on the family farm and raised two children. She was active in the Mansfield Business and Professional Women’s Association, North Elk Run Grange and several groups as part of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ Disciples. During the 1970’s, she returned to the work force as a medical secretary for North Penn Health Center. In 1981, after the death of her first husband, she returned to her childhood home in Taylors Valley, Virginia, where she was an active member of the Taylors Valley Church of Christ. She loved spending time on the Creeper Trail and arranging community events such as the annual 4th of July parade. The 1990’s were wonderful years for Naomi, as two granddaughters were born and she was blessed with love for a second time when she met and married John S. Orr. Their brief time together was fulfilled with travel and great adventures with their large extended family. She touched many lives and will be greatly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren, other relatives and a countless number of friends.
Survivors include her husband, John S. Orr; one daughter, Patti McKelvey and her husband Larry, Angel Fire, New Mexico; one son, Mick Galliher and wife Linda, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. four step-sons, Glen E. Orr, Destin, Florida; Allen M. Orr, Abingdon, Virginia; Dale E. Orr, Damascus, Virginia and Thomas B. Orr, South Bend, Indiana; one brother, John Yates, Taylors Valley, Virginia; 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, December 2, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the Taylors Valley Church of Christ with Maurice Widener and Harley Farmer officiating.
Entombment followed at Knollkreg Memorial Park Mausoleum in Abingdon, Virginia.
Pallbearers were Greg Yates, Timmy Yates, Bob Yates, James Yates, Max Stout and Johnny Yates.
Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Slagle, Eugene Moretz, Paul A. Yates and James Richardson.
Memorials may be made to the Taylors Valley Church of Christ, PO Box 143, Damascus, VA 24236.
Garrett Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

JAMES WARREN HAYES
James Warren Hayes, 79, Konnarock, Virginia, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2002 at his residence. He was a native of Smyth County, Virginia, a son of the late James Harvey and Rosa Stamper Hayes. He had lived in Pennsylvania for several years before moving back to Konnarock, Virginia in 1998. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired employee from Bethlehem Steel.
Survivors include one daughter, Lorene Ball, Chilhowie, Virginia; one son, Steven Hayes, Chilhowie, Virginia; three grandchildren, Brian Grim, Debbie Yates and Eric Hayes; three great-granddaughters, Molly Yates, Sadie Yates and Grace Grim; one sister, Helena Adams, Konnarock, Virginia; one brother, J.D. Hayes, Bristol, Virginia and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 11 a.m. in the Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with George Garrick officiating.
Committal service and interment followed at Azen Cemetery in Konnarock, Virginia with V.F.W. Patton-Crosswhite Post No. 6975 conducting military graveside rites.
Pallbearers were selected from family and friends.
Garrett Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

FRANCIS PARIS GLENN
Francis Paris Glenn, 86, Route 1, Proctor, died Wednesday, November 27, 2002 in New Martinsville Health Care Center. She was born November 3, 1916 in Mountain City, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Robert and Lena Wills Wilson. She was a former switchboard operator for the government during WWII in Radford, Virginia, the Inter Mountain Telephone Company in Damascus, Virginia and Mountain Bell in Tennessee; a desk clerk, switchboard operator and hostess for Martha Washington Inn, Abingdon, Virginia and a Methodist by faith. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Robert L. Keene, her second husband, Nelson T. “Poodle” Glenn, five brothers and five sisters.
Survivors include two sons, Larry Keene, Proctor; Robert Keene, II, Wesley Chapel, Florida; one daughter, Karen Abbott, Sarasota, Florida; one granddaughter, Brooke Keene and one step-grandson, Daine Sellers.
Graveside services were conducted Monday at 11 a.m. at Northview Cemetery, New Martinsville with Rev. Richard Hogg officiating.
Memorials may be made to Nathan Hassig Memorial Fields for sport of our young kids.
Grisell Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
This obituary is a courtesy of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.

EDNA MILLER PARDUE
Edna Miller Pardue, 75, Slabtown Road, Zionville, North Carolina, died Sunday evening, December 1, 2002 at Watauga Medical Center. She was born in Watauga County December 8, 1926 to the late Lewis Edward and Della Vest Miller. She was a lifelong member of the Zionville Baptist Church. She was retired from Appalachian State University. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lewis Edward and Della Vest Miller, two brothers, Raymond and Clyde Miller and a son-in-law, Rev. Morris Triplett.
Survivors include her husband, Burl Pardue, of the home; one daughter, Glenda Triplett Adkins and husband Robert, Zionville, North Carolina; three grandsons, Greg Triplett and Mikey Adkins, Zionville, North Carolina; Dana Triplett and wife Diane, Richmond, Virginia; one step-granddaughter, Jennifer Adkins, Wilmington and one great-grandson, Adam Triplett, Richmond, Virginia.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Carl Johnson and Rev. Derek Wilson officiating.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Watauga Medical Center Kidney Dialysis Center, PO Box 2600, Boone, NC.
Graveside services and burial will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Reece Cemetery in the Mabel Community.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
This obituary is a courtesy of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.

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