Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ALLEN, NOLA T. - age 91, of Knoxville, died 8:30 a.m. Monday,
December 15, 1997, at Serene Manor Medical Center. Member of South Knoxville
Baptist Church. Survivors: son, James A. Allen, Knoxville; four grandchildren;
one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.
Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Thursday
for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Gordon Greenwell officiating.
Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
BRITTON, JACK HUEY - age 76, of Round Rock, Texas, died Monday, December 15, 1997, after a lengthy battle with pulmonary fibrosis. He was born November 8, 1921, in Denver, Colo. He had a long and varied career as a radio disc jockey, radio sports announcer, television sportscaster and advertising salesman. He retired from KIII-TV in Corpus Christi in 1996. Jack was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Bobbie Jean Britton. He is survived by his sister, Jerrie Kelly of Tempe, Ariz.; his daughter, Jacki Hicks of Holt Summit, Mo.; his son, Chris Britton of Austin, Texas; and two grandchildren, Robert Hicks and Elizabeth Hicks, both of Holt Summit, Mo. The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Austin and Hospice Williamson County for their excellent care and kindness during his illness. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, 1997. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 1997, at Seaside Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Corpus Christi, Texas. Interment will follow at Seaside Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
BROWN, EULA TILLERY - age 95, of Powell, Tenn., passed away December 16, 1997, at Mariner Health Center of Norris. Member of Powell United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years and helped start a church library which was named in her honor. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, John and Rowena Brown, Bill and Imogene Brown, Arvin and Sabra Brown; daughter and son-in-law, Emma and Richard Thom of St. Louis, Mo.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Highland Memorial Cemetery 10:45 a.m. Thursday for graveside services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Edwin Mitchell and Rev. Charles Mann officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Allen and Suellan Brown, Houston Brown, Cathy and John Mechede, Nancy and Jerry Harbin, Marcus and Candy Brown, Maria Eugene Sapp, Cindy Thom, Rick Thom, Martin and Kathy Brown. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Eula Brown Library at Powell United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
CALDWELL, CLYDE R. - age 78, of Knoxville, passed away December 14, 1997. A member, deacon, Sunday School teacher, church clerk and home bound visitor of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church, retired from post office, U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Martha Trotter Caldwell; and brother, James Caldwell. Survivors: wife, Wanda Caldwell; son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Jane Caldwell; granddaughter, Amanda Yearwood; grandson, John Caldwell; sister, Bonnie Williams of Gettysburg, Pa.; brother, Roy Caldwell of Loudon, Ky. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Rose Chapel with Rev. John L. Shepherd officiating. Interment Lynnhurst Cemetery with full military honors by Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers: Deacons of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
COOPER, EULA SHAW - age 95, of Fountain City, passed away Monday evening at NHC Health Care, Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Pinkney Cooper. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Fountain City and the Rachel-Bond Sunday School Class. She was a 50 year member and past matron of Starlight Chapter #463 O.E.S. Survivors: son, Ferrel M. Cooper and wife Barbara of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandson, David F. Cooper and wife Dianna, and their two children David Jr. and Amandia of Brooklyn, Mich.; brother, Hugh T. Shaw of Saraland, Ala.; sister-in-law, Helen Shaw of Hendersonville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. Friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ron Mouser and Rev. Ed Jenkins officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Members of the Rachel-Bond Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church of Fountain City. Friends may call at their convenience at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
CUPP, HUBERT J. - age 79, of Maryville, died Monday, December 15, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He served in World War II in France and Germany, and was a member of Masters Lodge #244 F&AM. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cupp, Sr.; sisters, Beulah Miller and Martha Lou Ramsey; brothers, Lois, Roy, Henry, Jr., and Eugene Cupp. Survivors include wife, Lois McClure Cupp; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Mary Cupp of Ohio, Stanley and Debbie Cupp of Knoxville; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth Leonard, Anna Belle Atkins, Imogene Roberts, Mabel Sims; brother, Marvin Cupp. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glenn Cummings and Rev. Glenn Grubb officiating. The interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Sherwood Memorial Gardens with military honors. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909 for cancer research. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
CURRY, THOMAS JAMES ''T.J.'' - of Knoxville, departed this life Saturday, December 13, 1997, at UT Hospital. An employee of Beaver Creek Country Club for many years. He attended Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by brother, Logan Curry; niece, Patricia Curry. Survivors: foster daughter, Tasha Wimberly; foster sons, Kevin and James Wimberly; grandsons, Jametric and Nicholas of Knoxville; brother, Richard (Lafreda) Odom, Knoxville; 6 nieces, 7 nephews; several great-nieces and nephews; many devoted friends to include Johnnie Buford Davenport; devoted cousin, George Franklin and family. Family will receive friends Thursday, December 18, 12:30-1 p.m. Jarnigan's Chapel. Funeral service at 1 p.m. Rev. John Jordan officiating. Interment to follow Sherwood Gardens. Family will assemble at the home of Johnnie Buford Davenport, 2914 Linden Ave. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge.
DOCKERY, ROBERT ''R.L.'' - age 74, of Rt. 5, Murphy, North Carolina, died Monday, December 15, 1997, at his home surrounded by his family and close friends. He was a native of Cherokee County, North Carolina. He was retired from Coats America and was a former timber worker. He was a member of Unaka Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Rollen and Nettie Genettie Brown Dockery. He was preceded in death by brothers, G.M. Dockery, Bobby Dockery, Douglas Dockery; and sisters, Beecher and Betty. Surviving are his wife, Bessie Garrett Dockery; a son, Larry Dockery of Murphy, North Carolina; a daughter, Joyce Shaw of Douglasville, Georgia; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Morris Elden ''Jerry'' Dockery and Ernest Paul and Reba Dockery, all of Atlanta, Georgia, and Charles Edward and Judy Dockery of Maryville, Tenn.; and sisters-in-law, Mary Bess Dockery Cook of Maryville, Tenn., and Virginia Dockery of Georgia; three sisters, L.V. Mrs. Pink Evans and Lucille, Mrs. Carl McMahan, both of Maryville, Tenn., and Violet, Mrs. Reuel Jennings of Clinton, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 1997, in the Townson Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy, N.C. The Rev. Dallas Crowder and Rev. Edward Kirby will officiate. Burial will be in the Unaka Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, 1997, at the Townson Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, North Carolina. Townson Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
GUTHRIE, AMANDA CORDELLIA RALEY - age 75, of Flintstone, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 1997, at her residence. Formerly of St. Petersburg, Florida, she had lived in the north Georgia area for the past eight years. She was a member of the Valley View Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Doyle Holloway. She is survived by daughter, Sarah Dunn of Cloudland, Georgia; five sons, Edward Holloway of Knoxville, Clifford Holloway of Ringgold, Georgia, Raymond Holloway of Flintstone, Georgia, George Holloway of Cleveland, Arkansas, and Wendell Holloway of Flintstone, Georgia; sister, Ola Mills of Luttrell; brothers, Johnny Raley and Carl Raley, both of Maynardville; twenty grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 19, 1997, in the W.L. Wilson Funeral Home chapel with Rev. John Teague officiating. Interment will be in the Lett Cemetery in Maynardville at 3 p.m. Friday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home after 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home in Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia. (706) 866-5555
HAMRICK, GEORGIA WOOD - age 87, of Knoxville, died Monday, December 15, 1997. Born in Hico, W.Va., she moved to Knoxville in 1966. Longtime resident of Westview Towers and recent resident of Brakebill Nursing Home. She was the ATO housemother at University of Tennessee in Knoxville during the 1960s and early 1970s. Preceded in death by husbands, Charles L. Wood and Paul Hamrick. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, JoAnn and Dr. Walt C. Beahm of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Wayne B. and Illy Wood of Knoxville; six grandchildren, Megan Reynolds of Knoxville, Lisa and Keith Mandrell of Knoxville, John and Lisa Beahm of St. Mary's in Georgia, David and Regina Beahm of Nashville, Bill and Michelle Wood of Knoxville, Christi and Dr. Armand C. Wood of Greenville, N.C.; nine great-grandchildren, Emily Reynolds, Walt, Burton and Joseph Mandrell, Wade and David Beahm, Paige and Chad Beahm, Cory and Camille Richards and Donna Wood; brother, Hobart Legg; sister, Mary Hawkins; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service 7 p.m. Thursday at the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, Cedar Bluff Rd., Knoxville with Father John Rafter officiating. Interment to be held in Middleport, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be made to the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan Memorial Fund, 425 N. Cedar Bluff Rd., Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
HARBIN, EDDIE - age 44, of Loudon, died Tuesday, December 16, 1997, at Parkwest Hospital. Veteran of Army serving during the Vietnam Conflict. Son of the late Elmer Harbin. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Daniele Bennett, Lenoir City; grandsons, Peyton and Payne Bennett; mother, Annie Walden Harbin, Loudon; brothers and sister-in-law, Charles and Paula Harbin, Chattanooga, and George Harbin of Florida; sisters, Mrs. John (Dora) Johnson, Mrs. Rick (Ida) Buff of Philadelphia, and Mrs. Larry (Mary) Tinnell of Ten Mile; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Oley Russell officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday, Mars Hills Cemetery, Kingston, with full military honors by American Legion Post #120 and V.F.W. Post 5150, Loudon, in charge. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Loudon Funeral Home.
HENDERSON, THEODORE (T.G.) - formerly of Knoxville, departed this life Monday, December 15, 1997, in Topeka, Kansas. Son of the late Raymond and Mary Henderson. Survivors: sisters, Gladys Henderson of Knoxville and Elizabeth Conway of Detroit, Mich. Funeral service will be Friday, December 19, 1997. Bowser Johnson Funeral Home, 723 S.W. 6th St., Topeka, Kansas, in charge. Annoucement by Unity Mortuary.
JARNAGIN, WILLIAM FRANKLIN ''MR. BILL'' - age 103, of Rutledge, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, December 16, 1997. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555.
JOHNSON, NETTIE MAE - age 91, of Rutledge, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, December 16, 1997. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555.
MALOY, JAMES GAVIN, SR. - age 75, born in St. Paul, Minn., on December 20, 1921, died Tuesday, December 16, 1997. U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II in the European Theater. He was a graduate of St. Thomas Military Academy in St. Paul and University of Tennessee in Knoxville; senior vice president and director for Standard Knitting Mills; a charter member of Sacred Heart Cathedral where he was officer of First Holy Name Society; a 25 year board member of Lakeshore Mental Health Hospital where he received the Edward S. Albers, Sr. ''True Friend Award'' for volunteer work; former president of the Tennessee State Mental Health Association; former member of the board of trustees with the state of Tennessee Department of Mental Health; former president of Knox Area Mental Health Association where he received volunteer of the year award; and past president of Helen Ross McNabb Mental Health Center. Mr. Maloy was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity where he received honorary archon and distinguished service award; member of the University of Tennessee Chancellors Associates and member of the board of visitors with the University of Tennessee College of Education; and a member of the men's cotillion. Survivors: wife, Catherine Ashe Maloy; daughter, Jane Maloy Putnam and husband Patrick; son, Edward A. Maloy; daughter, Geraldine Maloy Olson and husband Steven; son, James Gavin Maloy, Jr. and wife Kathleen; six grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Swan of St. Paul, Minn.; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Thursday at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus with Bishop Anthony J. O'Connell, Father Al Humbrecht, Father David Boettner and Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Interment at Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers: Richard Koella, Jerry Griges, Dr. James A. Bardette, L. Caesar Stair, W.R. McNabb, R. Lee Thomas, Boyd Capps, Robert Schmid and H. Baxter Ragsdale. Honorary pallbearers: James Dance, Karl Brooks and members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of your choice or Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 711 Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919; or Lakeshore Mental Health Hospital, 5908 Lyons View Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday with a prayer service at 7:30 at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MANN, MAIDA LANE - age 98, of Knoxville, died Sunday, December 14, 1997, at Shannondale Health Care Center. She was a longtime member of Second Presbyterian Church. Her father, Charles Lane, who was a school teacher in Blount County, died when she was four months old. He mother, Lida French Lane, was an early principal of Mt. Olive School. Mrs. Mann was married in 1927 to Hubert Y. Mann, a vice president of E.B. Mann Undertaking Co. prior to his death in 1970. Survivors: nephews, Harold Lane Elmore of Knoxville, Robert Arvin Elmore of Chattanooga and Arthur H. Pickle of Knoxville; great-nephews, Thomas Lane Elmore of Asheville, N.C., James Lewis Elmore of Knoxville; great-nieces, Judy Westbrook James of Memphis, Susan Elmore Childs of Knoxville, Wanda Elmore Rogers of Ooltewah, Candie Elmore Kisiah of Charlotte, N.C., Cindy Elmore Roach of Chattanooga; several great-great and great-great-great-nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 a.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. Arnold Lovell officiating. Interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and great-nephews. Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 2829 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MYERS, DAVID ALLEN - age 82, of Knoxville, formerly of New Orleans, Long Island and Arlington Heights, Ill., died Sunday, December 14, 1997. U.S. Navy Veteran serving in World War II. Survivors: wife, Pauline Myers; daughter, Dru Ann Myers, both of Knoxville. Memorial service 5 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. Arnold Lovell officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
REAGAN, CHARLES SAMUEL - age 72, of Pigeon Forge, died Tuesday, December 16, 1997. He was a member of Henderson's Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph J. and Martha Reagan; three sisters; one brother; and son, Jerry Reagan. Survivors: wife of 52 years, Martha (Moore) Reagan; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Gary Dixon; son, Kevin Reagan; grandsons, Chad and Eric Dixon, Todd Reagan; granddaughters, Robin Dixon Smith, Jill Reagan; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack Reagan, Jr. of Indiana, Gene Reagan of Strawberry Plains; sister, Carma Sharp of Halls, Catherine Smallfield, Strawberry Plains; special friend, Kate Cole. Graveside service and interment 2 p.m. Thursday at Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
REDFERN, CHARLES MICHAEL - age 41, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, December 14, 1997, at the family home. He was of the Baptist faith and member of the Teamsters Union #519 and he was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by father, Charles William Redfern; and stepfather, Ralph Dash. Survivors include mother, Mary Lou Dash of Michigan; and stepmother, Martha Ann Redfern; wife, Gina H. Redfern; daughter, Desiree' M. Redfern of Knoxville; brother, Steve Redfern of Niles, Mich.; sisters, Brenda Enger of Knoxville, Linda Quick of Galien, Mich., Judy Redfern of Niles, Mich., Pam Smith of Hanover Park, Ill., Debra McCauslin of Niles, Mich., Peggy Wilken of Niles, Mich., and Tammy Rush of Niles, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 17, 1997, at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel with Rev. Gary Moyers, Rev. Steven Wright Jr. and Rev. Kendall Melton officiating. Interment will follow service in Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, Knoxville. Pallbearers: Harry Bell, Tim Winstead, Demarcus Tate, Hugh Allison, David Matney and David Bullock. Honorary pallbearers: Steve Redfern, Robert Roy and Eric Hensley.
SHATTO, HELEN MARIE (BARNES) - age 76, of Prescott, Arizona, died 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, December 16, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Preceded in death by husband, Harry E. Shatto; and son, Craig S. Shatto. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Alan Zeigel, Knoxville; son, James P. Shatto, Wisconsin; brother, Frank Barnes, Massachusetts. There will be no local funeral services. Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway, is in charge.
SHIRK, JOHN AUSTIN - age 55, of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Vonore, passed away Sunday, December 14, 1997, at his home. Member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Survivors: daughter, Wendy Shirk; son, Jimmy Shirk, both of Chicago; one grandson; sisters, Brenda Self, Ruth Moser, Betty Tilley, all of Madisonville; brother, Reed Shirk, Vonore; fiancee', Penny Craft; stepsons, David and Tim Craft, Raymond Needam, all of Chicago; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Herman and Lucy Shirk; sisters, Ruby Shirk and Birdie Mae Shirk; brothers, J.B. and Bernie Ray Shirk. Funeral 8 p.m. Wednesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. John Tipton officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday, Mt. Zion Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
SMELSER, RACHEL JONES - age 87, of Logansville, Ga., passed away December 16, 1997. A native of Clay County, Kentucky. Member of South Gwinnett Baptist Church and Eastern Star Chapter #160 in Knoxville. Survivors: son, William G. Smelser of Logansville; sisters, Sarah Jordan of Indianapolis, Ind., Cordelia Shepard of Beaufort, S.C., Mary Hale of Phoenix, Ariz., Rose Montgomery of Dayton, Tenn., Ruth Slaughter of Spring City, Tenn.; grandchildren, Joseph M. Smelser, William Preston Smelser, both of Logansville; great-granddaughter, Kellie Nicole Smelser of Logansville; two nieces; one nephew. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery 10:45 a.m. Friday for graveside services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ron Mouser officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
THOMAS, RAYMOND HOWARD ''BUD'' - age 63, of Halls, passed away Monday, December 15, 1997, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was a retired cook at Petro's Truck Stop and Shannondale Healthcare Center. Survived by wife, Betty Jo Thomas; sons, Raymond, Jr., Jeff-Bo and Bill; daughters, Mary, Kathy and Kim; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Mary Thomas; sister, Margie Lawrence; brother, Richard Thomas; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at McCarty Mortuary at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday and proceed to Bethany Cemetery for a 2 p.m. committal service with Rev. Carl Elliott and Rev. Louis Branch officiating. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
WEST, VIRGIL DENNIS - age 56, of Claxton, Tenn., passed away Monday, December 15, 1997, at his residence. He was born on September 16, 1941, in Anderson County, Tennessee. He was of the Baptist faith. He was employed by Clayton Homes Manufacturing. He was preceded in death by parents, Teddy and Emma West; brother, Vern West; and sisters, Virgie Carr and Vada Poore. Survivors: wife, Stella West, Claxton; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Levy Phillips, Clinton, Joann and Dennis Owens, Lake City, Ruby and Richie Duff, Medford; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kim West, Clinton; sons, Joey West, Claxton, Joshua West, Claxton; grandchildren, Ashley West, Candace West, Lake City, Amber West, Rachel West, Lake City, Brandon West, Lake City; brothers and sisters-in-law, Virdith and Ruby West, Lake City, Vaughn and Carolyn West, Lake City; brother, Vestor West, Lake City; sister and brother-in-law, Vivian and Garry Mosely, Frost Bottom; sisters, Virlie Yarber, Sheffield, Ohio, Venna Mowery, Ohio; stepson, Steven Majors, Claxton; stepson and daughter-in-law, Greg and Jodi Majors, Powell; several nieces and nephews. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, 1997, at Clinch River Baptist Church. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, December 18, 1997, at Cox-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. David Walker officiating. Interment to follow service at Pine Hill Cemetery, Beech Grove Community.