Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ARP, CLYDE WYATT - age 79, of Fork Creek Rd., Philadelphia,
died Saturday evening, December 13, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Loudon Hospital.
Member of Corinth Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Samuel
S. and Vida M. Brooks Wyatt; husband, Charles Norman (Red) Arp; and son,
David Arp. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Brad McKinnies,
Chattanooga; grandchildren, Alecia Arp, Misty Smith and John R. Smith,
Jr. and wife, Kimberly; brothers, Sam Wyatt, Kingston and Rubert Wyatt,
Kentucky; sister, Jeannette Arp, Hixson, Tenn. Funeral service 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, December 16, McGill-Karnes Chapel, Rev. R.L. Davis and Rev. Mart
Duggan officiating. Interment in Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. Serving as
pallbearers are nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday,
December 15, McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon.
BALDWIN, RICKY EUGENE - age 38, of LaFollette, Tenn. passed away December 12, 1997, at LaFollette Hospital, after a long battle with brain cancer. Formerly of Hesperia, Calif., Mr. Baldwin was a technician with Pacific Telesis in Los Angeles. Born January 31, 1959, in Knoxville, Tenn. He attended the First Baptist Church in LaFollette. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Ina Mae Beets and Vetress Baldwin. Survivors: parents, Gilbert and Veldon Baldwin of LaFollette; sister, Crystal Baldwin and niece, Tiffany Willis of Covina, Calif.; uncles, Ray Beets of Yougstown, Ohio, Glen, Clarence and Claude Beets of Knoxville, Harold Baldwin of Kansas; aunts, Charlotte Dixon of Cincinnati, Ohio, Shirley Ghormley of Kansas City, Missouri, Charlene Underwood, Deanna Russell and Gloria McClain of Knoxville; many cousins and friends. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Woodhaven Chapel with the Rev. Jimmie McCartney officiating. Interment will follow in the McCarty Woodhaven Memory Gardens in Claxton. The family will receive friends 7-9 Monday at the funeral home. McCarty Woodhaven Chapel in charge of arrangements.
BOYD, PEARL MURRAY - 85, of 2975 Brethren Church Road, White Pine, died Sunday, December 14, 1997. A native of Canton, N.C., she was the daughter of the late James and Cannie Evans Murray and wife, of the late Elbert Z. Boyd who died in 1991. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of White Pine. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and John Turner of White Pine, Tenn.; her son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Pat Boyd of White Pine, Tenn.; grandchildren, Angie Boyd Keck of Talbott, Tenn. adn John Turner II of White Pine, Tenn.; one great-grandchild, Brianna Turner; a brother, Lynn Murray of Canton, N.C. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church of White Pine with the Rev. Charles Harrison officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 at the church before the service hour. Interment will be in White Pine Cemetery Wednesday at 11 a.m. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 146, White Pine, TN 37890. Crawford/Ray Funeral Home, Canton, N.C. is serving the family.
BRANCH, BETTY JEAN - age 63, of Knoxville, died 11:30 a.m. Sunday, December 14, 1997, at the family home. Member of Glen Oaks Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Charles Branch; sons, Chuck Branch, Harold Branch and Eugene Branch; sister, Patricia Smith; and brother, Wayne Hubbard, all of Knoxville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway in charge.
BYRD, JOHN RANDALL ''RANDY'' - age 34, of Route 1, Rutledge, died Sunday morning, December 14, 1997, at his residence after an arduous battle with cancer. He was an active member of the Grassy Fork Church of Christ in Hartford, Tenn. and was employed as an industrial mason for Wasco, Inc. and was also self-employed as a cattle farmer. Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Everett and Martha Byrd; maternal grandparents, Sherwood and Emma Shockley; father, John Ray Byrd; and his uncle, Jim Byrd. Surviving are his wife, Deborah A. Byrd of the home; daughter, Sarah Maggie Byrd of the home; son, Thomas John Byrd of the home; mother, Mary F. Trent; stepfather, Norman Trent; sisters, Debbie Manley and Michelle Jones; several uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, church brethren and friends. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, December 17, 1997, from the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Rutledge with Brother Wilson Messer officiating. Interment will follow in the Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Jefferson City. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday evening December 16, 1997 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555.
CASS, DANIEL (DADDY DAN) - age 81, of Knoxville, died 11:35 p.m. Friday, December 12, 1997, at the family home. Member of Washington Pike United Methodist Church, Charles McKinney Masonic Lodge #443 F.& A.M. Retired engineer from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 42 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Penelope Cass of Etowah; sisters, Betty Smith, Adeline Killian; brothers, Earl Cass, Jack Cass, Dave Cass and Ed Cass. Survivors: wife of 59 years, Grace Evelyn (Mamma Cass) Cass; daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Don Brown, Debbie and Joe Webster, all of Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Emily Cass, Cookeville, Danny and Alicia Cass, David and Cindy Cass, all of Knoxville; 13 grandchildren; brother, Lee Cass, Lake City, Fla. Funeral service 3 p.m. Monday, Washington Pike United Methodist Church. Dr. James Dougherty officiating. Interment to follow in Eastview Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Gary Sneed, Dirk Weddington, Doug Elkins, Butch Burson, Kyle McMurtery, David Tolliver. Memorials may be made to Washington Pike United Methodist Church, 2241 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37917. The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Monday at Washington Pike United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
CLOUD, MARY NELLE - age 73, of Knoxville, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Bearden Chapter of Eastern Star. Preceded in death by son, David Cloud. Survived by husband, Boyd R. Cloud of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Douglas N. and Betty Cloud of Rockwood; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Douglas Reedy of South Carolina; daughter-in-law, Marsha Cloud of Wartburg; grandchildren, D.J. and Ryan Reedy; step-grandchildren, Joey Conrad, Parker and Carson McCullough; brother, Bobby Jones of Kentucky; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Brenda Melhorn. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel United Methodist Church, Rev. Hubert Diggs officiating. Interment will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jason and Chris Boudor, Gregg Jones, Bobby, Billy, Ronnie and Steve Cloud, Mike and Randy Hinton, Avery and Chuck Sharpe, and D.J. and Ryan Reedy. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
COMADORE, MRS. THELMA T. - age 78, 9524 Continental Drive, Knoxville, Tenn., departed this life December 12, 1997, at U.T. Hospital in Knoxville. She was a member of Greater St. Paul Baptist Church. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Doritha Comadore Tanner, Knoxville; stepdaughter, Joycetine Mattis McGee, Camedon, N.J.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Ralph Thompson, Cocoa, Fla.; son-in-law, Lewis Tanner, Knoxville. The family will receive friends Friday, December 19, 1997, Stone Funeral Home, 516 King St., Cocoa, FL 32922. Graveside service Saturday, December 20, Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Fla. Local arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.
DRAIN, SAMUEL EDWARD - age 91, of Knoxville, passed away December 14, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Member of West Lonsdale Baptist Church. Member of Knoxville Carpenters Local Union. Preceded in death by wife, Fannie Drain. Survived by children, Helen Noe of Lenoir City, Roy Lee Drain, Margaret Reed, and Charles Drain, all of Knoxville; three sisters; one brother; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver's Chapel, Rev. Bruce Robinson officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at New Gray Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service. Pallbearers: Charles, Ronnie, Gary, Jerry and Dean Drain, and David Noe. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
GILBERT, DR. CLAIRE ERIN - age 96, of Knoxville, died on Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Shannondale Health Care Center. She was a member of Church Street United Methodist Church for over 50 years. Born in Paris, she received a bachelor's degree from Union University, a master's degree from Iowa State University, and a doctorate from Cornell University. An educator for 47 years she retired from UT's College of Home Economics and the Agricultural Extension Service in 1970. She spent two years at Baroda University, India, as a home science technician. Charter member of Union University's Upsilon Chapter of Chi Omega and longtime member of Knoxville's Council of Aging. Active member in the Tennessee and American Home Economics Association, Altrusa Club of Knoxville, and Epsilon Sigma Phi Honorary Extension Fraternity. Named ''Woman of the Year'' by Progressive Farmer Magazine, a Knoxville ''Valuable Senior Citizen'' by Northside Kiwanis Club, cited by the National Council of Christians and Jews for Significant Religious Service, and listed in ''Personalities of the South'' and as a ''Distinguished Service Alumni'' of Union University. The Student Commons and Cafeteria were named for her and Grace Powers Hudson (The Gilbert Powers Building). She was included in UT's ''Century of Leaders in Human Ecology'' in 1997. Preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Erin Gilbert; brother, Robert Clint Gilbert; and sister-in-law, Helene Roth Gilbert. Survived by great-nephew and wife, Clint and Brenda Gilbert of Marietta, Ga.; and great-niece, Gayle Loftin and her son, Jason Williams of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; and four cousins, James Gilbert of Quincy, Fla., George F. Roe, Jr. of Sarasota, Fla., Robert Taylor and Erin Claire Taylor Leonardo of Paris, Tenn.; and special cousin, Nancy N. Culver of Ridgewood, N.J. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Church Street United Methodist Church, Rev. William Fowler, Rev. Cabel Trent, Rev. Ted Witt officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers: Asa Bishop, Cecil Carter, Lewis H. Dickson, Leonardson Josephson, Ben Powell, Jake C.H. Steele, Wayne T. Davis and Bob McMillan. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to ''Rejoice Program'' Church Street United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1303, Knoxville, TN 37901. The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the church or friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
GRACE, NED LEE - age 69, of Harriman, passed away Saturday, December 13, 1997, at his home. Member of White Oak Baptist Church Oakdale. Retired from Jerry Duncan Ford. Veteran of Korean War. Preceded in death by parents, Hubert and Doris Grace; brothers, Ralph and Charles Jr. Grace; sister, Edna Stewart Hudson. Survivors: wife of 42 years, Maxine Grace; son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Linda Grace; granddaughter, Jordon Leigh Grace, all of Harriman. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, where the family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday in Kyker Chapel with the Rev. Boyd Dickey officiating. Burial 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kingston Memorial Gardens.
GRIZZLE, TIMOTHY EUGENE - age 29, of New Market, passed away Friday, December 12, 1997, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Survived by parents, Gary and Kathye Grizzle of New Market; brother and family, Gordon, Michelle, Michael and Whitney Grizzle of New Market; sisters and families, Kathleen, Bobby, McKayla, and Cheynne Lowery, Suzie, Scott and Courtney Evans, all of New Market; grandparents, aunts, one uncle, cousins, and a host of friends. Family and friends will meet at 12:15 p.m. Monday at Eastview Memorial Gardens for a 12:30 p.m. committal service with Rev. Bill Witt officiating. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.
GUTHRIE, CATHERINE (SHORTY) CANNON - age 85, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, December 13, 1997, at the Sweetwater Valley Convalescent Home after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tim Guthrie, Jr.; sisters, Susan Hancher and Margaret (Ted) Patton. She was a member of the Christ Presybterian Church of Sweetwater. Mrs. Guthrie was raised in Paullina, Iowa but the Cannon family originated in Philadelphia, Tenn. During her lifetime she taught piano and helped several generations of students to appreciate music. Survivors: daughters, Suzy Guthrie of Knoxville, Julia Guthrie of Coker Creek; sons and daughter-in-law, Tim and Sylvia Guthrie III of Dayton, Ohio, Charlie Guthrie of Indianapolis, Ind.; grandchildren, Tim IV, Julie, Kathy, Cassie, Lee, Erin and Sky; great-grandson, Joseph Anthony; several nieces and nephews. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Christ Presbyterian Church of Sweetwater with Rev. Bob Clark officiating. Interment to follow in the West View Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 924 Alcoa Highway, Room 406, Knoxville, TN 37920.
HARMON, BESSIE VADA - age 83, of McMinnville, Tenn, died December 12, 1997, at Baptist DeKalb Hospital. Member of Long Mtn. Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Sam Harmon; son, Johnny Harmon; and daughter, Janie Harmon. Survivors: two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Frank Hawkins, McMinnville, Tenn., Shirley Taylor and Bob Hug, California; four sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and Violet Harmon, Jacksboro, Tenn., Jack and Peggy Harmon, Hazel Park, Mich., Woody and Betty Harmon, Florence, Miss., Roy and Jewel Harmon, Lake City, Tenn.; 17 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Ernie Lindsey, Alabama; one sister and brother-in-law, Irene and Tommy McCartt, Clinton, Tenn. Graveside service 10 a.m. Monday, December 15, 1997 at Beach Grove Cemetery, Jeffrey Hawkins officiating. High Funeral Home, McMinnville, in charge.
HAZELWOOD, MARY E. (MUTT) ROBERTS - age 83, of Knoxville, died 1:05 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Member of Elm Street Baptist Church and the Loyal Women's Bible Class. Preceded in death by husband, Thurman (Mickey) Hazelwood; mother, Nancy Roberts Roach; father, Samuel Roberts; sisters, France Waugh, Cindy Connor, Carrie Smith; and brother, Ross Roberts. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, David and Stephanie Hazelwood, Clearwater, Fla., Paul and Judy Hazelwood and Charles and Shirley Hazelwood, all of Knoxville; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Thelma Harvey; brothers, Bob Roach, Glenn Roach; favorite niece, Cloelia Mayes, all of Knoxville; several other nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Ed Cloud and Rev. David Cardwell officiating. Family and friends will meet at Roseberry Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
HINKLE, MARY MARIE LEDINGTON - age 68, of Knoxville, passed away December 14, 1997, at her home. Preceded in death by husband, Avery Hinkle; and brother, Arrie Ledington. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Richard Fuhr of Maryland, Belinda and George Blackburn of Maryland; daughter, Patty Gilliam of New Jersey; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Beatrice and Bill Powell of Halls, Anna Mae and J.W. Eakes of Mississippi, Vecie Joyce and David Blazier of Indiana; brothers and sisters-in-law, Otis and Mildred Ledington of Ohio, Thomas and Agnes Ledington of Knoxville, Joe David and Sue Ledington of Halls; brother, Dallas Ledington of Maryland; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service 1 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
HOWARD, MRS. GLADYS - 80, of Harriman, died Saturday, December 13, 1997. Graveside service will be held Monday, December 15, 1997, 2 p.m. Roane Memorial Gardens. Davis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
HUSKEY, NORA KATHERYN BELL - 68, of Powell, passed away Sunday, December 14, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Norwood Baptist Church for 40 years, past matron of AREMA Chapter #466 O.E.S. Preceded in death by parents, Robert R. and Nellie Bell; and brother, Bobby Bell. Survivors: husband of 50 years, Vaughn L. Huskey; daughter, Sue Rhodes; grandchildren, Suzanne and Christin Bumgardner; many other friends and church family. Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Dr. Ross Kerns. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel, Rev. Samuel Jollay and Rev. George Williams officiating. Interment 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sherwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Norwood Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1725 Wilson Rd., Knoxville, TN 37912. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday before the service in the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
INGRAM, JOHN PAUL (JOHNNY), JR. - age 63, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, December 13, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Hospital. He was a member of Atkins Baptist Church, Bright Hope Lodge #557 F.& A.M. and I.B.E.W. Local #760. Survivors: wife of 43 years, Shirley Shipley Ingram; daughter, Anne Ingram Kirby; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Kim Ingram; granddaughter, Jodi Ingram; grandson, Jonathan Tony Ingram; brother-in-law, Roscoe and wife, Wilma Shipley; sisters-in-law, Sue and husband, Lowell Johnson, Edith Nelle Joiner, Opal Christian, Betty Caughton, all of Knoxville, Hettie and husband, Jack Mularkey of New York. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Monday, Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel with Masonic service to follow, Rev. William Winters officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lynnhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 109 Northshore Drive, Ste. 201, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday before the service at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
HOWARD, QUANTEZ MARICE - departed this life for Heaven December 8, 1997. He leaves behind to mourn his passing mother, Tyanka Brabson; father, Jeffery Howard; grandmothers and grandfathers, Eloise Brabson, Henry Williams, Valencia (Phillip) Smith and Jeffery Mathis; great-grandmothers and great-grand-
fathers, Dianna Brabson, Mary (Grandville) Jett, Patsy Mathis, Emaunel (Barbara) Howard; devoted aunts, TaHenrika Brabson, Shenima Styles, La'Garria Garrett, Evelyn Brabson, Donetta Allen, and Juanita Brabson; devoted uncle, Roosevelt Brabson; devoted great-aunts and uncles, Cheryl (Henry) Thomas, Betty (Donald) Gilmore, Margie (Herra) Johnson, Barbara (David) Williams, Amanda (Rick) Stout, Darlyne Howard, Debbie and Tracy Mathis, Tammy Young, Timmy Greg, and Tywane Mathis; a host of other aunts, uncles, and cousins; devoted friends, Tracy Wilson, Pamela Broyles, and Brenda Beverly. The family will receive friends 10:30-11 a.m. Monday at Jarnigan's Chapel, Deacon Granville Jett will offer words of assurance. Interment to follow. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge.
JOHNSON, VELMA N. GRAY - age 80, of Sweetwater, Tenn., passed away December 14, 1997, at Park West Hospital. She was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church, where she was an active WMU member. Preceded in death by husband, Robert William (Robbie) Johnson; grandson, Tim Thomas; sister, Lydia Thompson. Survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and Clark Crabtree, Eva and Don Clower, Sweetwater, Reba Jane and Arthur Thomas, Murfreesboro, Tenn., Tina and J.R. Queen, Sweetwater; two sons, Gary Johnson and Robert (Vick) Johnson, Sweetwater; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Blanche Sledge, Sweetwater, Marjorie Bell, Niota, Louise Presley, Wanda Wilson, Goldine Young; and brother, Mason Gray, all of Sweetwater; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, in Sweetwater Funeral Home Memory Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Torbett and Rev. Clinton Riddle officiating. Interment in Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Monday in Sweetwater Memory Chapel.
JORDAN, MRS. OPAL S. - age 83, of Halls, passed away 6:30 p.m. Friday, December 12, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Preceded in death by husband, Jack Jordan; son, Roger; and daughter, Faye. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Delcie Jordan of Corryton; daughter-in-law, Thelma Jordan of Corryton; five granddaughters, Debbie Kitts, Shelia Bacon, Cindy Carr, Micki Jones, Missi Daniels; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Bobbie Brannam of Knoxville. Interment 11 a.m. Monday at Liberty Hills Cemetery, Rev. Dallas Harrell officiating. Pallbearers: Joe Bacon, Donnie Kitts, Lynn Jones, Ronnie Daniels, Ricky Carr, Ronnie Chauvan. Ailor Mortuary in Maynardville, in charge.
JORDAN, JANICE LORRAINE ''PEANUT'' - age 33, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly Friday, December 12, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Survived by husband, Ronald Jordan, Sr.; son, Ronald Jordan, Jr.; daughters, Brooke and Brittney Jordan; mother, Lorraine Humphrey; father, Carl Humphrey; stepfather, Billy Joe Powell; sister, Cindy Dillingham; brother, Jason Powell; grandfather, Jay Hugh Carr; several aunts and uncles. Funeral will be 8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. David Headrick officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for an 11 a.m. entombment. Pallbearers will be James Hicks, Ricky Jordan, Eddie Bright, Scott Tolliver, Scott Hagood and David Dillingham. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at McCarty's Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
KANE, MRS. CHARLES S. (CLARA DOROTHY ELLIOTT) - widow of 41 years of Knoxville's first advertising agent, died Friday afternoon, December 12, 1997. She was 96. Longtime member of former Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, then for years Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, and in later years First Presbyterian Church. Survivors: son, Charles Elliott Kane; daughter, Mrs. James F. (Dorothy Jean) Slagle, Jr., both of Knoxville, six grandchildren, Mrs. Ric (Patricia Alice Kane) Chester, Jr., Athens, Tenn., Mrs. Henry ''Augie'' (Susan Lee Kane) Barker, Jr., Mrs. J. Park (Carol Jean Kane) Coffin, Mrs. Jeff (Jenny Slagle) Hines, Hickory, N.C., J. Frank Slagle, III, Charles Kane Slagle; and 13 great-grandchildren. Family and friends will promtly meet at 2:45 p.m. Monday entrance of Greenwood Cemetery for a 3 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Sam Cappel officiating. EXIT at Broadway off 1-640. Keep on road bearing off right (Tazewell Pike) to traffic signal, then right, continuing on Tazewell Pike short distance to Greenwood on right at 3500 Tazewell Pike. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or parachurch of your choice. Mrs. Kane's parachurch ministry was Word for Living, P.O. Box 30519, Knoxville, TN 37930. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel on Kingston Pike in Bearden.
KILBY, CHANDLER WADE - age 65, passed away Saturday, December 13, 1997, at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy and Oda Hardin Kilby. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors: wife, Shirley (King) Kilby of Gatlinburg; son, Michael Kilby of Gatlinburg; brother and sister-in-law, W.D. ''Sonny'' and Elanor Kilby of Sevierville; sister and brother-in-law, Casina and Claude Huff of Sevierville; sister, Elizabeth Condry of Knoxville; granddaughter, Tara Elizabeth Kilby. Military graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Shiloh Cemetery in Pigeon Forge. The family will receive friends on Monday 6-8 p.m. at Rawlings Funeral Home.
KITTS, HELEN BESSIE - age 86, a longtime resident of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, December 11, 1997, at Hillcrest West Healthcare Center. Family and friends will meet Monday at New Gray Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Jody Darden officiating. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
LAWSON, EARL E. - age 69, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, December 12, 1997, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Mr. Lawson was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War and a volunteer with the American Cancer Society. Survivors: special friend, Peggy Mendenhall of Knoxville; children, Joanne Lawson of Johnson City, Ronald (Eddie) Lawson of Strawberry Plains, Shannon Long of Knoxville; special niece, Viredia Russell Saylor of Harlan, Ky.; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Curly Braden and Ben Baldwin of Knoxville, Jo Faye Ingram and Tyjwana Ann Walker of Loudon. Graveside service and interment will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, 1997, at the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Trent officiating. Family and friends will meet at the Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel at 1 p.m. and travel in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ricky Pinkerton, Dennis and Larry Smith, Bill Wilder, Lloyd Delany, and Jerry Thomas. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
LOVE, MILDRED L. - age 73, of Knoxville, died 10:45 a.m. Sunday, December 14, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway, in charge.
LUTTRELL, JOHN GERALD - age 67, of 5309 Kingston Hwy., Oral Community, Lenoir City, passed away Saturday evening, December 13, 1997, at his home. John was a member of Oral Baptist Church, the Sr. Adult Sunday School class, assistant Sunday School teacher and choir member. Owner of Luttrell's Service Station. An avid race car fan. He was preceded in death by father, Hubert Luttrell; brother, Lavern Luttrell; brothers-in-law, Elvert Glandon and Lendell Walker; sister-in-law, Jean Luttrell. Survivors: wife, Evelyn Hyatt Luttrell; sons and daughters-in-law, James Edward and Donna Luttrell of Chillicothe, Ohio, Michael and Dawn Luttrell of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Chuck Luttrell and wife, Anita, Johnathan Luttrell, Logan Luttrell; great-granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Luttrell; mother, Delcie Duff Luttrell of Lenoir City; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ruth and Jesse Russell of Loudon, Gemma Lou and Tom Hite of Morristown, Pat and Darrell Walker of Atlanta, Ga., Margaret and Ray Park of Lenoir City; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ralph Nelson and Carolyn Luttrell, Don Luttrell, Barbara Luttrell, all of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ronnie and Nancy Hyatt of Loudon, Virginia and R.L. Clark of Lenoir City. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jack Belcher and Rev. Thomas Tapp officiating. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
McLEROY, RALPH SMITH - age 91, of West Knoxville, died Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Farragut Health Care Center. Member of St. John's Episcopal Cathedral. Survivors: wife, Louise Nunnally McLeroy of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Edward F. and Lynda W. McLeroy of Marietta, Ga.; brother, Eugene McLeroy, Blue Ridge, Ga.; grandsons, Greg, Glen, and Scott McLeroy; one great-grandson. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MOORE, ROSA STOCKTON - age 89, Loudon, died Saturday evening, December 13, 1997, at Loudon Health Care Center. Member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Retired Charles H. Bacon Hosiery Mill. Preceded in death by parents, William and Dixie Harrell Stockton; and husband, Eugene Jackson Moore. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, E.J. Moore, Jr., High Point, N.C., Elroy and Pat Moore, Loudon; brother, D.M. Stockton, Madisonville; sisters, Mrs. Pauline Kitchen, Pontiac, Mich. and Mrs. Sophie Wilson, California; grandchildren, LeAnn Mashburn and Lloyd Moore; four great-grandchildren. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Monday, December 15, McGill-Karnes Chapel. Rev. Jon Henson officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, Loudon County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, McGill-Karnes Funeral Home, Loudon.
PAYNE, EVA RUTH LOY - age 85, of Knoxville, died Thursday, December 11, 1997, in St. Mary's Medical Center. Mrs. Payne was a homemaker, and had attended Powell United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bruce and Nina Loy, and by her husband, Norman Payne. Survivors include; brothers, Leon and Harold Loy of Knoxville, and one niece, Nina Radcliffe, of Farragut. Graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Cemetery. Family and friends are requested to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Monday. Friends may call at their convenience at the funeral home after 9 a.m. Monday. McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive, is in charge of the arrangements.
PEARSON, RUBY P. - age 84, of Maryville, died Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Colonial Hills Nursing Center. She was a member of Everett Hills Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, Erskin E. Pearson. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, William K. and Geraldine Pearson of Mableton, Ga.; grandchildren, Keith Eugene Pearson, Deborah Lynne Pearson, both of Mableton, Ga.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11-2 p.m. with a graveside funeral to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Bridges officiating. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
SEGARS, NELLIE WHITE NEWBERRY - age 96, of Knoxville, ded Friday, December 12, 1997, at Shannondale Health Care Center. Attended Virginia Intermont College, graduate of Martha Washington College, Abingdon, Va., and Des Moines Iowa Conservatory of Music. Member of the Mountain City, Tenn. Wednesday Afternoon Music Club for 75 years, UDC and DAR. Lifetime member of the United Methodist Women. Qualified member of First Families of Tennessee, S.C. and Virginia. Red Cross and Gray Lady Volunteer for 40 years. Studied piano under Vladimir Horowitz. Survivors: son, Dr. James H. Segars, Jr. of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dr. James H. Segars, Jr. of Potomac, Md., Julia Ann Chibbaro of Irmo, S.C., Dr. Mary Dolan and Mark Moorehead Segars, both of Atlanta, Ga.; step-granddaughter, Krista Noella Segars; great-grandchildren, James Nelson Segars, Michael Walter Segars, Laura Elizabeth Segars, Jonathan Segars, Frank Chibbaro, Clinton Dolan, and Conner James Dolan; niece, Mrs. Nana Landgraff of Snaker Heights, Ohio. Family and friends will meet at 1:15 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Cemetery for a 1:30 p.m. Graveside service with Rev. Jack Yarborough officiating. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Lenoir N.C. or Zion United Church of Christ of Lenoir, N.C. 28645. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
STANLEY, TONY LEE - age 43, of Powell, passed away Sunday, December 14, 1997, at his home. He was preceded in death by a brother, Randall Wade Stanley. Survivors are his wife, Judy S. Stanley; son, Aaron Wade Stanley, Powell; parents, Marion and Shirley Stanley, Powell; brother and his wife, Marty and Lisa Stanley and their son, Matt, Knoxville; brother, Sam Stanley, Powell; grandmothers, Sybil Jackson, Rossville, Ga., Leavy Stanley, Rossville, Ga. Service of remembrance will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Weaver's Chapel. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Knox Area Rescue Ministries, phone 673-6540. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Avenue, phone 588-3868.
TEFFTELLER, FREDA WILLIAMS - 58, of Pigeon Forge, died Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Park West Hospital. She was preceded in death by her son, Billy Teffteller. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Sam Liford of Corryton; grandson, Samuel Liford; sister, Juanita Allen of Sevierville; brothers, Cecil and Harold Williams, both of Knoxville. Funeral service 10 a.m. Tuesday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Middle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral Home in Sevierville.
TURPIN, STACY DARRELL - age 26, of 647 Gamble Gap Road, Tellico Plains, passed away suddenly Sunday morning, December 14, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Loudon Medical Center. 1989 graduate of Tellico Plains High School. Employed by T.R.W. Koyo. Survivors: mother and stepfather, Jane Wilson and Bill H. Cook, Tellico Plains; father and stepmother, Tommy D. and Patricia Turpin, Atlanta, Ga.; grandmother, Lillian Marie Sitzlar; grandfather, Fred Ray Wilson; great-grandmothers, Ida Erma Wilson, Lora H. Watson, all of Tellico Plains. Preceded in death by grandparents, Ruby Pearl and Lee Emerson Turpin. Funeral 8 p.m. Monday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Carl Croft, Joseph Byers officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Tuesday, New Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Tellico Plains.
UNDERWOOD, CLAYTON - age 64, of 106 Holloway Rd., Vonore, passed away 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 10, 1997, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Son of the late Henry and Mary Alice Underwood. Member of Lakeside Baptist Church. Retired from CSX Railroad. Veteran of Korea, serving in the U.S. Navy. Survivors: wife, Geneva Brown Underwood; daughter and son-in-law, Rita and Danny Summitt, Greenback; sons and daughters-in-law, George L. and Janie Underwood, Mt. Vernon, Benny and Evelyn Underwood, Vonore, Daryl and Candy Underwood, Madisonville; grandchildren, Jason Underwood, Ryan Harris, Miranda and Marissa Summitt, Danielle Underwood; sisters, Edna Teague, Barbourville, Ky., Glenice (Bill) Rosenbaum, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers, Donald and Gene Underwood. Funeral service was 8 p.m. Saturday at Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Robert D. Moore officiating. Interment was 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Lakeside Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
WEAVER, PAULINE C. - much beloved and cherished Mom and Nanny, age 78, of Heiskell, Tenn. died Saturday at University of Tennessee Medical Center. Born September 28, 1919, in Anderson Co., Tenn. Retired from Fairview Elementary School as a cafeteria manager after 19 years of service. She was a member of Moores Gap United Methodist Church, Heiskell, Tenn. She was preceded in death by husband of 49 years, Paul M. Weaver; parents, Filmore and Nora Belle Carmichael; brother, Raymond Carmichael. Survivors include one daughter, Pat and husband, Tim Wright of Heiskell; one brother, Clark ''Pete'' Carmichael of Morristown; three grandchildren, Amanda, Brandi and Camaron Wright, all of Heiskell; special friend, Ann Hughes of Heiskell; niece, nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Monday, December 15, 1997, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Church services will be conducted 2 p.m Tuesday at the Moores Gap United Methodist Church, Heiskell, Tenn. with the Rev. John Clark officiating. Burial at Norris Memorial Garden, Norris, Tenn. Pallbearers will be Randy Moore, Eddie Weaver, Pat Dean, Wally Wright, Eddie Wright and Jim Bob Hargis.