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BAKER, EUGENE - age 74, of South Knoxville, died 4:56 p.m. Thursday, January 8, 1998, at University of Tennessee Medical Center. He waws a member of Central Baptist Church of Bearden and the Adult 8A (Chiles Brengle) Sunday School Class. Preceded in death by parents, Sherman and Alice Baker. Retired from Fowler's Brothers Inc. He was an usher at Neyland Stadium for 32 years (North End Zone, Y-9), and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife of 51 years, Gladys (McCown) Baker, Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Rev. Gary and Charlotte Baker, Sweetwater, Rev. Terry and Janet Baker, Clinton; sisters, Rue McMahan and Dicie Lawson, both of Sevierville; brothers, Charles Baker, Knoxville, Clyde and Roy Baker, both of Sevierville; several nieces and nephews; his beloved little dog, Trixie. Funeral service 4 p.m. Saturday, Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Dr. Larry Fields and Dr. Joe Chandler officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult 8A Sunday School Class of Central Baptist Church of Bearden. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

BELL, THELMA GWINN - age 89, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at UT Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Member of Ridgedale Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, John Wesley (Wes) Bell, Sr.; son, John Wesley (J.W.) Bell, Jr.; infant son, James Bell; daughter, Gladys Bell. Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Ray D. and Jane, Leonard and Mary, and Lloyd and Carol Bell; daughters and sons-in-law, Louise and Ralph Owens, Ethel Ford, Juanita and J.P. Eubanks, Margaret and Johnny Reed; daughter-in-law, Catherine Bell; special nephew, Harold and wife Clara Bell; 27 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service 5 p.m. Sunday at Weaver's Chapel, Revs. Larry Day and Mike Kincaid officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Family and friends will meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Weaver's and go in procession to New Gray Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service. The oldest son of each child will serve as pallbearers: Eddie Bell, Dennis Owens, Larry Bell, Jay, Pique and David Eubanks, James Bell, DeWayne Bell and Lynn Reed. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel. 

BOWERS, REV. WILLIAM ALEXANDER - age 89, of Maryville, passed away Thursday evening, January 8, 1998, at UT Medical Center. He was an Independent Baptist Minister and a member of the New Providence Masonic Lodge #128 F&AM. Retired from ALCOA and a member of the 25 Year Club. Preceded in death by sons, Billy Bowers and David Bowers. Survivors: wife, Cynthia Louise Blair Bowers; granddaughter, Dianna ''Sissy'' Porter of Maryville; great-grandchildren, Jessica and Christina Porter; sisters, Helen Jones and Genia Millsaps, both of Maryville; brothers, Foute Bowers of Etowah and Nelson Bowers of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Gerald Ivey officiating. Interment to follow at Cades Cove Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery (Duncan Rd., Maryville). The family will receive friends 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

BROCK, GLADYS M. WEBBER - age 85, of Halls, passed away January 7, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a longtime member of Texas Valley Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Woodrow W. Brock. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Virginia and Herbert Buckner; grandsons and wives, Jay and Donna Buckner, Terry and Debbie Buckner; great-grandchildren, Leslie, Andy and Candice Buckner, Daniel Maxwell; brothers, Rev. Beryl Webber, Knoxville, Clyde Webber, Sevierville; sisters, Louise Harmon, Maynardville, Irene Webb and Edith Shelton of Halls; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Texas Valley Baptist Church, Rev. Curtis Tindell and Rev. Clyde Haynes officiating with grandson, Rev. Jay Buckner, giving closing prayer at graveside service. Interment in church cemetery. Pallbearers: Andy Buckner, Daniel Maxwell, and deacons and preachers of Texas Valley Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers: Ralph Cox, Jewel Cox and nephews. The body will lie in state on hour before services. Arrangements by Mynatt's. 

BROWN, ELLA MARIE - 88, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at the Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak Ridge. Mrs. Brown was of the Baptist faith and was a lifelong member of the Batley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Brown; parents, John and Belle Duncan Sweet; brother, Clarence Sweet; sisters, Vesta Procise and Stella Stooksbury; and grandson, Charles Davis. She is survived by a sister, Hallie Haney and a brother, Clifton Sweet, both of Marlow; by daughters, Bonnie Haney and her husband, Frank, Faye Davis and her husband, A.Y. and by Mary Seeber of Oak Ridge and her fiancee', Bobby Joe Barger of Florida and by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 10, 1998, from 7-9 p.m. in the chapel of the Anderson County Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Sunday, January 11, 1998, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the Anderson County Funeral Home. Graveside service and interment will be at Anderson Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Anderson County Funeral Home, Clinton. 

BROWNING, CORDIE J. - age 72, of Powell, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: husband, Warren Browning; daughters, Bobbie Laney and Linda Trentham; son, Warren Browning, Jr.; grandchildren, Melissa Browning, Christopher Humphrey and Matthew Browning. Service 8 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Phillip Murphy officiating. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for interment service 11 a.m. Monday. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's. 

BRYANT, MICHAEL LYNN - age 34, of Maryville, passed away Thursday, January 8, 1998. Member of Birchfield Missionary Baptist Church and employed by P.S. Scales Building Supply. Preceded in death by grandfather, Fred Wilson; and grandparents, Blake and Pauline Bryant. Survivors: wife, Sherry Pilkington Bryant; son, Michael Lynn Bryant Jr. of Maryville; daughter, Kayla Marie Bryant of Maryville; parents, Cleatus and Dorothy Wilson Bryant of Maryville; grandmother, Ruby Wilson of Maryville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Jarvis Pilkington of Maryville, Michelle and Wayne Owens of Maryville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Herman and Margaret Pilkington of Maryville; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Chad Schaffer and Rev. Bobby Kirkland officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Monday at Four Mile Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

BUTLER, JOHN LELAND - age 54, of Clinton, Tenn., died Thursday at NHC Health Care of Ft. Sanders. Born October 3, 1943, in Roane County, Tenn. Retired from former City and County Bank as a former senior vice president. He was a graduate of University of Oklahoma American Bankers Association and Vanderbilt University Tennessee Bankers Association. He was a member and former deacon of Main Street Baptist Church in Lake City, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Bessie Butler. Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Butler of Cookeville, Tenn.; one son, Kevin and wife, Kimberly Butler of East Lansing, Mich.; two sisters, Betty Monroe and husband, Leonard of Dayton, Ohio, Glenna Hummell and husband, James of Knoxville, Tenn.; and three brothers, Charles and wife, Clara Butler, Jr. of Oliver Springs, Tenn., David and wife, Nancie Butler of Claxton, Tenn. and William and wife, Betty Butler of Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral service will be conducted at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, January 10, at 8 p.m. with Rev. Ray Jones, Rev. Don Martin and Rev. Ron Bright officiating. Burial at Oliver Springs Cemetery at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 11. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. 

COX, JESSIE P. - age 86, of Jefferson City, passed away 8 a.m. Friday, January 9, 1998, at her residence after an extended illness. Preceded in death by husband, Paul A. Cox; and son, W.A. Cox. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert (Golda) Herron, and Mrs. and Mrs. Hal (Betty) Johnson; sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert and Mary Cox, Roscoe and Cecilia Cox, Riley and Alma Cox, and Gerald and Barbara Cox, all of Jefferson City; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Mary Patty of Maryville, Mrs. Sarah Morgan of Mascot, and Mrs. Elnora Cogdill of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; special doctor, Dr. Emmett Manley; and special nurse, Tonya Mendy; and all special nurses who helped in her care. Funeral services 8 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Farrar's Chapel with Dr. Emmett Manley and Rev. Vernon Fielden officiating. Family and friends will meet Monday 10:15 a.m. at Farrar Funeral Home and proceed to Jefferson Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. interment service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening prior to funeral services. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760 (475-3892). 

CAGLE, RANDY LEE - age 43, of Blaine, passed away Tuesday, January 6, 1998, at his home. Survived by mother, Ann L. Hankins Cagle; father, James R. Cagle; brothers, William E. Cagle and wife Lee Oszust Cagle, R. Rance Cagle and wife Lisa Nicely Cagle; special friend, Tommie; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, loving cousins and friends. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Saturday at the McCarty Chapel with Rev. Mike Patty officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Lea Springs Cemetery in Blaine for a 2 p.m. interment. Pallbearers: Bill Cagle, Jason Cagle, Josh Ramsey, Gary Waymoth, Brian Patterson, Brian Bowling, Earnest Loving and Michael Hankins. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Lea Springs Baptist Church, c/o Mike Patty. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

CLEM, MR. WADE W., SGM (RETIRED) - age 62, of Rockwood Street, Rockwood, passed away Thursday, January 8th at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman. He was a member and Deacon Emeritus of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Rockwood, retired mechanical inspector, Union Carbide with 27 years service, member Rockwood Lodge #403 F&AM, Alhambra Shriner, 32nd Degree in Scottish Rites, retired from Tennessee National Guard with 27 years. He was preceded in death by parents, Rube and Beatrice Clem. He is survived by wife, Carlene B. Clem, Rockwood; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Robin Clem, Rockwood; daughter and son-in-law, Tracy C. and Tony Hill, Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Chase Clem, McKenzie Hill, Riley Clem; brother, Rockwood Clem, Rockwood; sisters, Barbara Jean Nance, Lincoln Park, Michigan, Geraldine Fulmer, Rockwood. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday evening at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Rockwood, with Pastor Spencer Garner officiating. Graveside services and full military honors by the Rockwood National Guard will be held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the First Christian Church, Rockwood. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Mr. Wade W. Clem. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, PO Box 45, Rockwood, TN 37854. 

DUGGAN, WILLIAM CLAUDE (W.C.) - age 67, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Preceded in death by parents, one brother and one sister. Survived by wife of 45 years, Irene Burnett Duggan; sons and daughters-in-law, Chuck and Carla Duggan of Knoxville, Timmy and Robin Duggan of Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Claudette and Johnny Norris of Knoxville; daughter, Lyna Cahill of Knoxville; eight grandchildren; foster daughter, Charlene Masterson and husband Ray; four foster grandchildren; close friend, Bob Jackson; many other relatives and friends. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Tony Earl and Al Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

EDINGTON, JOE, SR. - age 92, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 1998. Member of Junior Order, Woodmen of the World, FOP and Magnolia Avenue United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by parents, William P. and Annie Lee Hutchens Edington. Survivors: wife, Gertrude Bray Edington; daughters, Nancy Edington Harris, Nashville, Evelyn Gunnels, Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Joe Edington, Jr. and Phyllis M., Knoxville; grandchildren, Tim Edington, Rick Edington, Teresa Gillespie, Tania Terry; six great-grandchildren; special niece, Ruth Harriss. Graveside service will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Lois Hutchens and Rev. Ron Fisher officiating. Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, in charge of arrangements. 

EVERETT, IRENE - age 92, of LaFollette, passed away Thursday, January 8, 1998, at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Lonsdale Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her father and mother, Daniel and Sarah Ann Cline Everett. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and special friends, Jack and Ruby Norman. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, January 10, at Cross Funeral Home, Rev. David Hicks officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Sunday at Norris Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home. 

GALBRAITH, POLLY E. - age 64, of Knoxville, passed away January 9, 1998, at her home. Member of Top of the World Chapel. Preceded in death by husband, James J. Galbraith; parents, Damon E. and Martha M. Wyrick. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Keisha and Mike McGimsey; stepchildren, Burt and Lori Galbraith, and Lee Howell; grandchildren, Damon and Ethan McGimsey, and Erin Galbraith; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Charles Goosie; nieces and nephews, Mark and Loretta Goosie, Kathy and Jimmy Martin; great-nephews, Shane and Blake Goosie; best friend, Helen Ball; and a host of family and friends. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at Edgewood Cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside service, Rev. Tom Tomberlin officiating. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel. 

GOUGE, MR. CLYDE - 87, Box 187 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, died Thursday, January 8, 1998, at Johnson City Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Mr. Gouge was a Mitchell County, N.C. native and had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late Thomas Nathaniel and Melissa Byrd Gouge. Mr. Gouge retired in 1975 as a Clinchfield Railroad engineer after 23 years of service. He was a Christian. Mr. Gouge was preceded in death by one son, Robert B. Gouge; four sisters and seven brothers. Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Gough Gouge; one son, Roy L. Gouge, Unicoi; two daughters, Margaret Jones, Knoxville, Peggy Carney, Maynardsville; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Minister Clayton Winters will officiate. Music will be provided by members of the Erwin Church of Christ. Graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 1998, in Sparks Cemetery, Happy Valley Community. Pallbearers will be friends and nephews and are requested to assemble by 7:30 p.m. Monday evening at the Unicoi Funeral Home and also by 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Sparks Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Unicoi Funeral Home, Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements. 

HARDIN, VIOLA INEZ - formerly of Knoxville, departed this life on January 9, 1998, at University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. The body will be returned to Knoxville for funeral and interment. Arrangements will be announced later by Unity Mortuary. 

HATMAKER, ELLEN F. - 86, of Ft. Pierce, Fla., died December 25, 1997. Born January 19, 1911, in Sevier County, Tenn. She was a resident of Knoxville until moving to Ft. Pierce in April 1995. She was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and employed in housekeeping at the University of Tennessee until retirement. Survivors: daughter, Juanita DeVine, Ft. Pierce; sister, Alice Williams, LaFayette, La.; brothers, Charles Reed, Knoxville, John Reed, Heiskell; granddaughter and husband, Linda and Michael Coop, Ft. Pierce; granddaughter, Denise Lupo, Winter Beach, Fla.; step-grandchildren, Bobby Mayes, Luttrell, Tenn., Sue Pate, Seymour, Tenn., Jay Myers, Beecher, Ill., Patricia Murray, Edgewater, Fla. She was preceded in death by brother, Luther Reed. Mrs. Hatmaker will be returned to Knoxville for a memorial service on January 12, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Weavers, Rev. Dudley Cockrum and Randy Singleton will officiate with interment following at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel. 

HELTON, RITA MARIE WALLINGS -73, of 112 Kiser Rd., Philadelphia, died Friday, January 9, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. She was of the Catholic faith. Retired employee of Stragic Systems Project Office, U.S. Navy. Preceded in death by husband, Bryan Helton, Sr.; parents, James and Mary Elizabeth Walling. Survivors: son, Bryan Helton, Jr.; daughters, Rita Ann Deem and Mary Jane Smith of Virginia; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Helen Best of West Virginia and Mary Heath of Maryland. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Loudon Funeral Home. Body will be taken to Arlington, Va. for services and burial at Arlington National Cemetery. Family requests contributions to Philadelphia Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 10, Philadelphia, Tenn. 37846. Loudon Funeral Home, in charge. 

HENSLEY, HUGH T. - age 64, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at his home. He was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church and Charles McKinney Masonic Lodge #433 F.& A.M. He graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Engineering in 1956, and retired from TVA in 1988 after 32 years of service. He was also active as an adult leader in the Boy Scouts of America. He was preceded in death by his parents, Amos and Irene Hensley of Knoxville. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Frankie Irwin Hensley; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Teresa Hensley of Summerville, S.C. and Steven and Sheri Hensley of Knoxville; two grandsons, Zachary and Andrew Hensley of Summerville. Honorary pallbearers: Bob Stair, Dave Wallace, Don Grey, Troy Lawson, Charlie McKelvey, Bob Ray, Baxter Eason and Jim King. Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery 10 a.m. Saturday for interment service with Rev. Karen Albers and Rev. Robert McClellan officiating. Those who wish may make memorials to the Boy Scouts of America or St. Andrews United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive. 

HICKS, CATHERINE G. - age 85, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at St. Vincent Hospital in Birmingham. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morristown. Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. A.H. Hicks; a son, William Jerry Hicks; and her parents, Arnold Fredrick and Ola Glass. Survivors: one sister, Lily Woodall, Birmingham, Ala. Funeral services for Mrs. Hicks will be conducted Monday, Januay 12 at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church. The Rev. Randy Davis will officiate. Interment will be in Jarnagin Cemetery. The family of Mrs. Hicks will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Mayes Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the God is Able Building Fund at First Baptist Church. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. 

HOBBY, CONNIE A. - of Mascot, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 7, 1998, at her home after a very serious illness. She attended Mascot United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by daughter, Sonja Renee Hobby; parents, Thomas and Stella Gibson. Survived by husband, Charles Ray Hobby of Mascot; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Dennis Young of Sevierville, Jennifer and Fred Mize of Strawberry Plains; grandsons, Freddy Mize and wife Shanna, and Daniel Mize; great-grandson, Isaiah Christian Mize; brother, Tommy Joe Gibson of Mascot. Family and friends will meet at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel at 1 p.m. Saturday and proceed to Graveston Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Lee Wayne Grubb officiating. Pallbearers will be Fred Mize, Freddy Mize, Daniel Mize, Dennis Young, Connie Harrell, Buddy Harrell, Jerry Busler and Steve Busler. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway. 

HODGE, ARLENE H. - age 80, of Maryville, formerly of Townsend, passed away Thursday evening, January 8, 1998, at Maryville Health Care Center. Member of Caylor's Chapel Baptist Church in Townsend. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Bill Edwards of Maryville; grandchildren, Steve Edwards, Rick Edwards and Michelle McAmis; great-grandchildren, Amanda and Jason Edwards, and Daniel McAmis; sisters, Marjorie Burns, Christine Webb and Imogene Webb, all of Townsend; brothers, Willard and Herbet Huskey, both of Townsend; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 4 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. George Macht officiating. Immediately following the service, family and friends will meet at Caylor's Chapel Cemetery in Townsend for the interment service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

HOUK, McKINLEY, JR. - age 65, of Knoxville, passed away Friday morning, U.T. Medical Center. He was a member of Bearden Gospel Baptist Church. He was a machinist at RobertShaw Control until his retirement. Survived by wife, Floella S. Houk of Knoxville; son, McKinley Houk III; stepdaughters, Mary Kathleen Epps, Cheryl Ann Richards, Peggy Tallent; stepsons, Jack L. Ramsey, Jr., Billy J. Stout, Edward Stout, all of Knoxville; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, John Houk of Knoxville and Clarence Houk of Texas. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Rev. James Branum officiating. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Monday at Stoney Point Baptist Church Cemetery for graveside service. Pallbearers: Ernie Scarbrough, Tommy Hillard, Kenny Houk, Railey Sands, Brian Ball, and Charlie Richards. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel. 

HYDER, MR. BERYL - age 92, of 114 West ''F'' Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, January 8, 1998, in NHC Healthcare, Johnson City, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Hyder was born in Limestone, Tennessee, Washington County, on August 27, 1905. He was one of twelve children born to Joe and Mary Williams Hyder. After completing his education, Mr. Hyder lived and worked in Nebraska for several years, where he met and married the former Mildred Berniece Hutchison. They returned to Tennessee in 1938, settling in Elizabethton. Mr. Hyder owned and operated the Western Auto Associate Store on Elk Avenue from 1938 until his retirement in 1984. He was a faithful member and former deacon of First Baptist Church. He was very active in the Boy Scouts of America and in 1967 was awarded the Silver Beaver award for his outstanding service. In addition to his scouting activities, he sponsored a Little League Baseball team for over 25 years. Mr. Hyder was also a longtime member of the Elizabethton Kiwanis Club and was active until 1994. He was preceded in death by two sisters, June Hyder in 1941; and Maxie Ispen in 1995. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Hutchison Hyder of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Sharon Starnes of San Antonio, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Norma Hyder of Knoxville; two grandsons and granddaughter-in-law, Christopher Case of Seattle, Wash., and Jeffrey and Kathy Case of San Antonio, Texas; two granddaughters, Reagan Hyder and Breein Hyder, both of Knoxville; six sisters, Reta Painter of Limestone, Lucille Chapman of Huntsville, Ala., Grace Rowe of Kingsport, Dorothy Sherfey of Jonesborough, Mary Alta Wampler and Eva Rowan, both of Johnson City; three brothers, Rex Hyder of Morristown, Harry Hyder of Black Mountain, North Carolina, and Dale Hyder of Kingsport; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Beryl Hyder, age 92, of 114 West F Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, January 8, 1998, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, in the Sunset Chapel of the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Linda Johnson, organist. Interment will follow in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Chuck Finley, Kenneth Johnson, Mike Zuker, John Crockett, III, and Richard Tetrick. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Jack, Don Tetrick, Kyle Chambers, Paul Pierce, Men of the First Baptist Church and Men of the Elizabethton Kiwanis Club, Jerry Thurlow. The family will receive friends in the funeral chapel from 1-3 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Those who wish to omit flowers, may make donations in memory of Mr. Hyder to the Gideon Society International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37644; The American Cancer Society, % Mrs. Julian Caudill, P.O. Box 247, Elizabethton, TN 37644; or the First Baptist Church, Vision 200, 212 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, in charge. 543-5544 

JONES, BERTIE - age 88, of Caryville, passed away Thursday, January 8, 1998, at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Ivy Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur Jones. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Wilma Jones, Caryville; daughter, Virgie Smith, Harriman; grandchildren, Frances Ramsey, Joseph Ray Jones and Gregory Smith; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Winnie Lowe, Missouri, Bertha Mircale, Kentucky. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, January 11 at Cross Funeral Home, Rev. Joby Byrge and Rev. Edwin Phillips officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Monday, January 12, at Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home. 

KYKER, MARY ANNIS LAMBDIN - age 83, of Farragut, formerly of Sweetwater, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center of Knoxville. She was the daughter of the late Pryor and Grace Sloan Lambdin. She was a member of the Sweetwater First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Kyker attended the Hiwassee and Maryville colleges. Mrs. Kyker taught school in the Madisonville City School System for many years. Survivors: husband of 64 years, Paul G. Kyker Sr. of Farragut; sons and daughters-in-law, Pual Gail and Sherry Hawkins Kyker of Lexington, Ky., Robert N. and Peggy Q. Kyker of Harriman, James S. Kyker of Panama City, Fla.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Sloan and Mary Carson Lambdin of Madisonville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater. 

LACY, GRACE S. - age 82, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, January 8, 1998. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church where she was active in the WMU. She was a scout leader and an elementary school teacher at Mt. Olive Elementary School. Preceded in death by husband, Floyd P. Lacy. She was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Jim Blankenship, Betty and John Weaver; grandchildren, Melanie Richardson, Brian Bevins and wife Sarah, Christy Bevins, John Weaver, Jr., Ashley Blankenship and Matthew Weaver; great-grandchild, Zachary Bevins; brothers, Pete and Webb Shivers; sisters, Effie Schrock and Sarah Davidson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday at 8 p.m. at Berry Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Doyle Landers officiating. Entombment will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

LANE, MATTIE DRUCELLA MEALER WILSON - age 90, of Maryville, passed away Friday morning, January 9, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Member of Freedom to Worship Church. Preceded in death by first husband, Lee Gus Wilson; second husband, David Lane; sons, John Wilson, Chester Wilson and Larkin Wilson. Survivors: daughters, Rosie Lambert, Janie Cogburn, Grace Smith and Betty Sue Lawson, all of Maryville; sons, Ernest Wilson of Louisville, James Edward Wilson of Maryville, and Charles Thomas Wilson of Spring City; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Jane Reece of Canton, Ga.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Floyd Lambert and Rev. Donald Morton officiating. Interment to follow at Clark's Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12 noon - 2 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

LEE, EDNA MAE - of Knoxville, died Friday, January 9, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. She was a member of Wooddale Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Hwy. 

LEINART, OTSY LOUSIE - age 53, of Clinton, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center. She was born June 29, 1944, in Anderson County. She was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Tom and Gladys Overton Rose; and one daughter, Elizabeth Hope Bullock. Survivors: husband, Charles Leinart of Clinton; daughters, Karen and Steve Idles of Clinton, Tonya and Keith Roldan of Briceville; sons, Freddy and Karen Rosenbalm of Clinton, Allen and April Bullock of Clinton; stepdaughters, Barbara and Rick Crowley of Clinton, Tammy and Elwin Babcock of Briceville, Margaret Ann and Danny Guyton of Lake City; stepson, Darrell and Lorie Leinart of LaFollette; sisters, Dorothy and Clyde Anthony of Heiskell, Geraldine and Hubert Widner of Gatlinburg; brothers, Rudolph and Pat Rose of Sycamore, Ala., Zelmar Rose of Heiskell; 14 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with funeral service following at 8:30 p.m. in the chapel. Interment 11 a.m. Monday, January 12, 1998, at Sartin Cemetery. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton, in charge of arrangements. 

LEWIS, JASON LYNN - age 16, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, due to an automobile accident. He attended Austin-East High School. Survived by father, Carl Lewis; stepmother, Pat Lewis; brother, Jesse Lewis and fiancee' Regina Lee; grandparents, Ben and Leona Lewis of Knoxville, Charles Cureton of Rutledge; aunts, Linda White and husband, J.T., Janice Davis and husband, Kenny; uncle, Jimmy Cureton and wife, Francis, R.B. Lewis and wife, Norlee; girlfriend, Brooke French; several cousins. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Saturday at McCarty Chapel with Rev. Paul Cox officiating. Interment will follow at Strawberry Plains Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Aaron Davis, Mike Ivey, Barry Vest, Bryan Robertson, Mike Ledford, and Ricky Lewis. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

McBRIDE, MAUDE W. - 89, of New Market, passed away January 7, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Wooten Chapel United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Jess McBride. Survived by daughters, Mary Margaret Dickinson of Dalton, Ga., Sue Stephens of Tallahassee, Fla.; grandson, Clark Stephens, also of Tallahassee; three nieces. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Fielden Chapel with the Rev. Millard Johnson officiating. Interment in Jefferson Memorial Garden. Friends may call Saturday at their convenience at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. 

MERRITT, KENNETH EARL - age 68, of West Knoxville, passed away early Wednesday morning, January 7, 1998, at his home. Mr. Merritt was a member of the Pioneers and was retired from Teletype Corp. of Skokie, Ill., and Little Rock, Ark., also of Plastiline Corp. of Knoxville. Preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Pearl Merritt. Survivors: wife of 43 years, Ann Marshall Merritt; children, Sheryl Bouchard, Capt. Brian Merritt, K.C.S.D., Kim Inklebarger, Sgt. Wade Merritt, U.S.A. Ft. Benning, Ga.; sons-in-law, Steve Bouchard, Bob Inklebarger; daughter-in-law, Sharon Merritt; grandchildren, Becky, Kristopher, Michael, Brandy, Misty, Kenneth and Thomas; great-grandchildren, Danielle and Vincent; brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Mary Merritt; brother, Larry Merritt. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, Rev. Leyland Lyon officiating. Interment in Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family would like to thank Covenant Health Care and Rural Metro Fire Dept. for their loving care. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Ave. 

MURRAY, BILLY JACK - age 69, of LaFollette, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a member of Lick Creek Holliness Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, James M. and Maggie Teague Murray. He is survived by wife, Rachel Jean Murray of LaFollette; sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry L. Murray and Marie Buryge of Caryville, Wendell W. Murray of LaFollette, Billy E. and Lana Murray of Speedwell, Roger L. Murray of Coldwater, Mich, A. Kyle and Terry Murray of Jacksboro; daughter and son-in-law, Devonia and John Ferguson of LaFollette; 11 grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; brothers, Austin Murray of Hamilton Ontario, Canada and Norris Murray of Pioneer; sister, Betty Ridenour of LaFollette; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, in the chapel of Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Hansford Bolton and Rev. Pat Ayers officiating. Interment will follow in Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Martin Funeral Home. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements. 

O'NEAL, NORMAN ALEXANDER - 84, of Clinton, died Thursday, January 8, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center. Retired from Union Carbide Corp. Y-12. Member of Robertsville Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Dolly McKinney O'Neal of Clinton; son, Palo O'Neal and wife, Pat of Oak Ridge; daughter, Norma Cardwell and husband, Morris of Overland Park, Va.; three grandchildren, Danny O'Neal and wife, Connie of Dickson, Tenn., Teri Browne and husband, Patrick of St. Louis, Mo., Eric Cardwell and wife, Charline of Olathe, Ks.; two step-grandchildren, Cathy Fulgham and husband, Joel of Chicago, Ill., Carson Cooper and wife, Pam of St. Petersburg, Fla.; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service are Sunday, January 1, 1998, at 2 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Dr. Michael Prince officiating. Entombment in McCarty Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton. The family will receive friends Saturday, January 10, 1998, from 7-9 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. 

PAINTER, BETTY JEAN REEVES - age 62, of Dayton, Tenn., formerly of Knoxville, passed away suddenly Thursday in Harrogate, Tenn. as a result of an automobile accident. A member of New Union Baptist Church, Dayton. Formerly a member of Central Baptist Church of Fountain City and Inskip Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Carson Newman College and received her master's degree at Southwestern Baptist Seminary. Taught in Knox Co. School System for 22 years at Halls Middle School before retirement. Preceded in death by first husband, Jerry G. Reeves; and father, Judge William I. Davis, Jr. Survivors: husband, Rev. Omer G. Painter of Dayton; daughter, Kimberly L. Reeves, Knoxville; son, Timothy D. Reeves of Knoxville; stepsons, Timothy Painter and Scott Painter of Dallas, Texas; step-grandson, Brandon Painter; mother, Cleda McNew of Norris; stepmother, Hazel Davis of Harrogate; sister, Carol Bales of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews. Funeral service 3 p.m. Sunday, Central Baptist Church of Fountain City, Dr. Danny Ruehling, Rev Don Morris, Dr. Mary Carroll officiating. Interment Norris Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Tim Painter, Scott Painter, Rusty Bales, Rusty Reeves, Smitty Reeves, and Bud Bales. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Foreign Missions, c/o of Tennessee Valley Baptist Association, P.O. Box 808, Dayton, TN 37321. On Sunday the family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church prior to services and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel. 

ROGERS, ANNIE B. - age 105, of LaFollette, passed away Friday, January 9, 1998, at the LaFollette Nursing Home. She was a member of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, William Samuel Rogers; and son, Hugh Rogers. Survivors: daughters, Edith Rogers Neely, Knoxville, Ina Rogers Martin, LaFollette; grandchildren, Ina Park, Texas, David Neely, Knoxville. Graveside and interment 2 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, in the Baird Cemetery, Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Friends may call at their convenience after 1 p.m. Saturday at Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home. 

SHAW, GRACE VINEYARD - age 80, of the Spring Place Apts. Lenoir City, passed away Friday morning, January 9, 1998, at Park West Hospital. Grace was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Walter Shaw. She is survived by several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Cemetery for graveside service, Rev. Sam Petty officiating. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge. 

SMITH, GUY HUGH - age 74, of Knoxville, died Thursday, January 8, 1998. He was a charter member of Norwood United Methodist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Europe during World War II, a graduate of North Carolina State University, and had retired after 36 years as a chemical engineer in Oak Ridge. His survivors include his wife, Virginia Bowers Smith; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and George Gillette of Rockford; son, Randy Smith and fiancee' Sherri Caudle. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday in Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Ron Allen officiating. Family and friends will meet Sunday at Woodhaven Memorial Garden for a 4 p.m. interment service. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

SMITH, RANDY E. - age 32, of Powell, passed away suddenly Wednesday, January 7, 1998. Member of Lynnwood Methodist Church. Survivors: wife, Peggy Smith; children, Randy Smith, Jr., April Smith and Michael Smith; parents, Roy and Juanita Smith; sisters, Debbie Wilson and Ginger Longley; brother, Rodney Smith; several nieces and nephews. Service 2 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Van Sanks officiating with interment to follow at Bookwalter Cemetery. Pallbearers: Rodney Smith, Randy Smith, Jr., Vincent and Billy Longley, Ray Wilson, Ralph Miller, Roy Smith III and Bill Longley. Honorary pallbearers: Christopher Miller, Michael Smith. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's. 

THOMAS, HOMER - age 81, of Corryton, passed away 6:56 p.m. Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Little Flat Creek Baptist Church, retired from Reeder Chevrolet. Preceded in death by wife, Mabel Clapp Thomas; parents, Issac and Glennie Thomas. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Jack Huddleston; granddaughter, Jackie Huddleston; great-granddaughters, Emily Bunch and Mariah Walker; sister and brother-in-law, Lorena and Buster DeVault; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Beryle and Frances Clapp; sisters-in-law, Ruth Clapp and Gladys Clapp; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Carl and Bobbye Satterfield and Red and Robin Atkins. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday at Little Flat Creek Baptist Church. The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. at the church, Rev. Wayne Roach and Rev. Jerry Baltimore officiating. Interment in church cemetery. Pallbearers: Lynn Clapp, Larry Clapp, Danny Clapp, Kevin Roach, Brad West and Rodney Satterfield. Honorary pallbearers: Beryle Clapp, John Watson, Tobe Julian, Charles Zachary, Gary Acuff, Red Atkins, Tony Harrell, Walter Hughes, Charles Clapp, Raymond Simmons, Doc Bailey, Will Holman, Frank Smallman, Newell DeVault and Dr. Mark Pritcher. Memorials may be made to Little Flat Creek Cemetery Fund, 9132 East Emory Road, Corryton, TN 37721. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

THOMAS, RONALD E. ''SCOOP'' - age 83, of Knoxville, died Thursday, January 8, 1998. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Nancy Thomas; daughter, Linda Faye Thomas; sister, Kathleen Thomas; brothers, Doss, Earl and Ebb Thomas. Survivors: wife, Flora Thomas; daughters and son-in-law, Janice (Ebbie) and Dennis Mackey, Sue Flynn; son, Jim Thomas; nephews, Ken Thomas, Jack Thomas, Otha Thomas; nieces, Shirley Cannon, Evelyn Ogle; granddaughters, Jodie Henshaw, Gidget Ogle, Trish Thomas; grandson, Jason Thomas; great-granddaughter, Christina Bohanan; great-grandson, Jessie Mack Roberts; ten grandnieces and nephews; seven great-grandnieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 4 p.m. Sunday at Boyds Creek Cemetery for graveside service and interment, Rev. Clarence French officiating. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. 

WALKER, AUDREY LEE JONES - age 54, of Knoxville, died Friday, January 9, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Washington Pike Baptist Church and a member of the Lady's Volunteer Sunday School class. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Randy Humphries; daughter, Jennifer Walker; granddaughter, Kristie Humphries; mother, Etta Jones; sister, Sandra Jones Croxdale; niece, Sisley Geter; several aunts and uncles. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Cemetery in Knoxville for the graveside service with Rev. Keith Stapleton officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. 

WATERS, ERMA W. BILLINGSLEY - of Knoxville, departed this life Friday, January 9, 1998, at UT Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary. 

WHITTLE, NORA SMELCER - age 93, of Corryton, passed away Wednesday, January 7, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. She attended Fairview United Methodist Church. Retired from Robertshaw with 27 years of service. Preceded in death by husband, Dewey Whittle; infant daughter, Carolyn Hope Whittle; daughter, Carole Armstrong; son, Harold Whittle; grandson, Randy Armstrong. Survivors: daughter, Aleene Appling, Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Judy Whittle; daughter-in-law, Doris Whittle, all of Corryton; son-in-law, Ernie Armstrong, Mascot; grandchildren, Lisa Smith, Greg, Steve, Jerry and Danny Whittle, Kathi Loy, Linda Watson, Jeff and Mike Armstrong, and Tammy Busler; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Saturday for graveside and interment service at 11 a.m. Rev. Gerald McFarland, Rev. Scott Whittle and Rev. Vencent Jones. Pallbearers: Kenneth and Jarrod Kidd, Mike Smith, Jerry, Danny and Steve Whittle and Mike Armstrong. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

WILSON, GENEVIEVE MARIE - 62, of Rockford, passed away Thursday evening at Blount Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by parents, three sisters. Survivors include brothers, Sherman Wilson of Rockford, James (Gladys) Wilson of Sevierville; sisters, Callie Irene Wilson of Rockford, Annie Lou Widner of Knoxville; great-niece, Aretha Wilson; great-nephew, Anthony Wilson, Jr.; devoted nephew, Anthony Wilson; a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Harris Chapel Baptist Church, Brown Mountain with Rev. Sam Davis officiating, assisted by other ministers. Interment to follow at church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The remains may be viewed from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Foothills Funeral Home, Maryville. 

WILSON, GEORGE D. - age 78, of Maryville, died 6:35 a.m. Friday, January 9, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Keeble's Chapel Church, a veteran of WWII and an ex-POW. Survivors include wife, Elvira Wilson; sons and daughters-in-law, Ted and Kyla Wilson of Maryville, Jerry and Judy Wilson of Greenville, S.C.; son, Jimmy Wilson of Seymour; daughter and son-in-law, Chita and James Green of Maryville; daugters, Jewell Breazale of Maryville, Cindy Clemons of Hesperia, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lee and Frances Wilson of Walland, Wesley and Karen Wilson of Scotsdale, Arizona; sisters and brothers-in-law, Faye and Ed Ogle of Covington, Jewel and Ralph Holland of Strawberry Plains, Peggy and A.J. Sewell of Lenoir City; and sisters, Naomi Morrison of Jonesborough, Ga. and Ellen Everett of Jonesborough, Ga. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary with Rev. Harold Queen and Rev. George Macht officiating. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Sunday at Grandview Cemetery for entombment service. Memorial donations may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611-9501. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Smith Mortuary, Maryville. 

WILSON, LEE - age 77, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, January 8, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center. He was born November 1, 1920, in Lee, Ky. He was a member of Fratersville Baptist Church in Lake City. He was a machinist who owned and operated Wilson Sawmill on Granite Road in Clinton. He had served in the United States Navy. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Mary Patterson Wilson; and brother, Paul Wilson. Survivors: son, Phillip Lee Wilson of Paulsbo, Wash.; sisters, Pauline Wilson of Deer Island, Oregon, Jeanette McLean of Kingman, Ariz., Jean Clary of Royal Oak, Mich., Ruth Mullins of Clinton, Launa West of Lake City, Rosemary Dennison of Knoxville, Pat Maupin of Lake City, Cathy Rains of Speedwell, Tenn., Connie Lowe of Pensacola, Fla., Mageline Phipps of Indianapolis, Ind.; brothers, Jim Wilson of Redford, Mich., Abe Wilson of Lake City, Hank Wilson of Lake City; grandson, David Wilson of Paulsbo, Wash.; aunt, Maycle Phillips of Oliver Springs; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger Nance officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Grove Cemetery in Briceville. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton, in charge of all arrangements. 

WINDLE, GEORGE A. JR. (GENERAL TDF) - age 72, of Concord, passed away Wednesday evening, January 7, 1998. Gen. Windle was a member of the First Baptist Church of Loudon. A veteran of World War II serving with the Army in the European Theater as a paratrooper. He later served with the Army Reserve 316 Logistical Command in Knoxville, the Tennessee Defense Force 304th Infantry Battalion and the TDF 4th Brigade. He was retired from Union Carbide in Oak Ridge as a mechanical engineer. Preceded in death by parents, George A. Windle, Sr. and Emma Harrison Windle. Survivors: wife, Gena Jackson Windle; children and spouses, Jane and Barry Long of New Boston, Mich., Nancy Windle of Lawrenceville, Ga., George A. Windle, III and wife Donna of Concord; grandchildren, Gena, Lindsey and Cody Long, Elizabeth, Jenny, Rachel and Emily Windle. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Click Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bernard Courtney officiating. Interment Roberson Cemetery with Chaplain Bob Mize officiating with full military honors to be conferred by the TDF 304th Infantry Battalion. Arrangements by Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.

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