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ARRINGTON, IMOGENE - age 79, of Sevierville, died Monday, January 12, 1998, at Fort Sanders-Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sevierville and the Eastern Star. She and her husband lived in Oak Ridge from 1944-1982 and then moved to Sevierville in 1982. She owned Arrington's Fabric in Solway, Tenn. Survivors: husband, Jim Arrington of Sevierville; children, Wayne and Barbara Arrington of Clinton, Tenn., Robert Lee Arrington of Mustang, Oklahoma, Jimmy and Ann Arrington of Knoxville, Tenn., Gene and Barbara Arrington of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Dr. Rich Liner and Rev. Jerry Hyder officiating. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church in Sevierville. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. 

BALLARD, GEORGIA EDITH LAMB CUPP - age 74, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Parkwest Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: husband, Charles Robert (Robbie) Ballard; sons, James Cupp, Ronnie Cupp, David Cupp, all of Knoxville; daughters, Deloris Underwood, Nancy West, Brenda Scott, all of Knoxville, Wanda Lavelle, Memphis; stepson, Ronnie Ballard, Knoxville; stepdaughters, Bernice Rutherford, Gastonia, N.C., Debra Dunaway, Knoxville; brothers, Carson Lamb, Ralph Lamb, both of Knoxville; sisters, Mildred Justice, Louise Taylor, Marion Adams, Sadie Ammons, Janie Fox, all of Knoxville; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, Rev. Todd Stewart officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers: grandsons, Josh Scott, Billy Underwood, Ron Underwood, Josh Webb, Keith Keys, Paul Crisp. Honorary pallbearers: Michael and Lee Lavelle. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Avenue. 

BATTLE, MRS. NELLIE B. - age 98, of Knoxville, entered into eternal rest at home. She was a faithful member of Logan Temple AME Zion Church and former employee The Tall and Big Gallery and the Burke family. She was a faithful deaconess and a member of the Lawson Irvin Club. Survivors: devoted daughter, Jeroline B. (Baby) Battle; and a host of nieces and nephews to include devoted nephew and niece, James Battle and Gladys Towns Cale and families; sister-in-law, Jennie Robinson; and many neighbors, church family and friends. Memorial service to be held Thursday 6:30 p.m. at Jarnigan's Chapel, Rev. Brian Reliford officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Logan Temple AME Zion Church, 2744 Selma Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge. 

BENSON, ROSA BINGHAM - age 77, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Loudon, died Saturday, January 10, 1998. Daughter of the late Jim and Maude Gourley Bingham; widow of Orvis Benson. Survivors: sons, Joseph Benson, Las Vegas, and James Benson, Mobile, Ala.; brother, Walter Bingham; sisters, Ruby Scott, both of Ooltewah, Tenn., and Elizabeth Wall of Las Vegas. Funeral services and interment in Las Vegas Wednesday. Courtesy of Loudon Funeral Home. 

BOLING, THOMAS DEWEY - age 75, of Knoxville, died Monday, January 12, 1998. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Lee Boling; and was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Juanita and Charles Francis; grandchildren, Tammy Heck and husband Earl, Eddie Francis; great-grandchildren, Monica, Brandy and Dustin Heck, Christian Francis; sister, Bonnie King; special friends, Carol and family. Graveside service and interment 2 p.m. Wednesday at Providence Cemetery with Rev. Ernie Coleman officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. 

BORDEN, JAY B. - age 83, of Maryville, died Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Broadway Baptist Church and ALCOA's 25 Year Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Erna Borden; and daughter, Anna Massey. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Max and Patricia Borden of Easley, S.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and Hugh Granade of Knoxville; grandchildren, Cindy Mercer, Russell Borden, Gretchen Borden, Brian Hayes, Matthew Hayes, Randy Hayes and Michele Massey; ten great-grandchildren; brothers, Joe Borden of Georgia and Jim Borden of South Carolina; sister, Betty Whittemore of Maryville and Shirley Patterson of Georgia. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 1998, Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary, with Rev. L.G. Hutchens officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association or Broadway Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 7-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville. 

BOWLING, LOWELL DALTON - age 63, of Lakewood Rd., Jacksboro, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1998, at the LaFollette Medical Center. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, a member and past master of Caryville Masonic Lodge #665 F&AM, 32nd Degree Scottish and York Rite Mason of Knoxville, and was a retired staff sergeant with the U.S. Marine Corps. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Zidda Jeffers Bowling; sister, Frankie June Bowling; and grandson, Bobby Kent Bean. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Bowling of Jacksboro; sons and daughters-in-law, Rickey Bowling, Timmothy Ray and Rebecca Bowling, Terry and Jennifer Bowling, all of Jacksboro, and Jerry and Debbie Bowling of Smyrna, Tenn.; daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Robert Bean of Clinton, Joanie and Don Morris, and Patricia Bowling, all of Jacksboro; 15 grandchildren; brother, Roy Bowling of Kingsport, Tenn.; sister, Audrey Loposser of Knoxville; and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 1998, in the chapel of Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Fletcher Bean and Rev. Larry Russell officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Paran Cemetery with the U.S. Marine Corps in charge of graveside services and serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 1998, with Masonic services at 8:30 p.m. by the Caryville Masonic Lodge #665 F&AM at Martin Funeral Home. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements. 

CARR, ANNIE L. - age 75, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by her son, Lloyd Carr. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Virgil and Phyllis Carr of Knoxville; grandson, Steve Carr; great-grandchildren, Sarah and Christopher Carr, both of Atlanta, Ga.; sisters, Jessie Sherrod, Thelma Pruitt, Bertie Wilson, Eleanor McFarland and Pat Seymour, all of Knoxville, Gladys Loveday of New Market; brother, James Pruitt, Chicago, Ill.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Rev. Mitchell Walker and Rev. Howard Russell officiating. Family and friends will meet at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for a 1 p.m. interment service. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel. 

COGGINS, JOHN HENRY - of Knoxville, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Survivors: wife, Willie Ruth Coggins; daughters, Shandylear and Virymetta; sons, Madera, George and Lee; grandchildren, Sherfaski, Kathpiea, Sherfaski and Kackudarin; and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 12-1 p.m. with the funeral to follow, Rev. Dr. Reginald O. Butler officiating. Interment at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. 

COOPER, ESTA LEE - age 84, of South Knoxville, passed away January 11, 1998. Member of Bells Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Pink L. Cooper. Survivors: sisters, Rhonda Rose, Knoxville, Ann Kock, Florida; several sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews. Interment will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Knob Creek Cemetery. Rev. Doyle Seal officiating. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

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COVINGTON, CORDIE L. (NANNY) HAGGARD - age 91, of Seymour, formerly of King Road in Kodak, went home to be with our loving Savior January 11, 1998. She was a charter member of New Salem Baptist Church, retired from Palm Beach Clothing, Knoxville. Preceded in death by her husband, Bruce F. Covington; and two children; son-in-law, Rev. W.S. Stinnett; and daughter-in-law, Lucille Covington; parents, Columbus and Lula Haggard; brothers, Lloyd, Dee and Charlie, Frank Haggard; sister, Anna Ruth; loving sister, Tina Dockery; step-grandchild, Isaac Roberts. She leaves to carry on her three children: son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Burl and Judy Covington; daughter, Wanda Stinnett; and her youngest daughter and son-in-law with whom she lived, Lula Mae and Jim Cooper; grandsons and wives, David and Mary Stinnett, Mike and Patty Stinnett, Melvin Covington, James and Ann Covington, Chris and Frankie Covington; granddaughters and spouses, Connie Stinnett, Karen Cooper, Charlotte and Dale Maples, Regina Covington, Kaye and Rickey Turner, and Jamie and Dan Snyder; step-grandchildren, Diana Beeler and Donna Roberts; 21 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers and wives, Oliver and Jessie Mae Haggard, Bill and June Haggard, Alex and Mildred Haggard; sisters and spouse, Irene and Jake Williford, Flora Bell Williford; sisters-in-law, Ora Haggard and Gladys Haggard; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Sylvester and Dot Loy, Mascot, Bob and Ruthie Storrs and family from Oldsmar, Fla., and Carl Nathan and Frances King. The family wishes to thank Dr. Thomas Prince for all the love and care and to the nurses who took such good care. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Archie Elliott, Rev. Mike Vincent, Rev. Richard Young and Rev. David Campbell. Interment Asbury Cemetery. The family will be meeting at the home of Mrs. Cooper, 275 Cherokee Trail, Seymour, and will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

DAVIS, EURETHA S. - age 75, of West Knoxville, passed away Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Baptist Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was a member of Central Baptist Church of Bearden. Preceded in death by her husband, J.C. Davis; parents, Walter and Grace Smith; brother, Herbert Smith. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, J.T. and Joyce Smith of Knoxville; brother-in-law, Charles Davis of Knoxville; nephews, Michael K. Smith and wife, Katie, James W. Smith and wife, Michele, Jeff L. Smith and wife, Tami, Gary A. Smith and wife, Susan, Barry J. Smith, Lt. Col. Phillip Smith and wife, Patty, Bob Smith and wife, Carol; great-nephews, Jamie, Jeremy and Patrick Smith; great-nieces, Rachel and Robyn Smith. Special thanks to Hillcrest West Nursing Home for their care and concern during the past year. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Highland Memorial Chapel, Dr. Larry Fields officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland Memorial Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567. 

DRYE, CATHERINE M. - of Knoxville, formerly of Winchester, died January 9, 1998, at her home. She was born October 21, 1921, in Madison County, Ala., to Jeff Carter and Purnie Womack Moore. Member of Winchester 1st Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph W. Drye. Survivors: daughters, Cathy Gonce of Spring City, Tenn., Diane Wollam of East Liverpool, Ohio; sons, Ralph C. Drye of Murfreesboro, Dewayne W. Drye of Knoxville; stepmother, Marie Moore, Winchester; half sisters, Donna Roper of Nashville, Martha Walker of Winchester, Linda Jones of Winchester, Pat Van Santen of Alexandria, Va.; seven grandchildren. Funeral services 10 a.m. Monday, January 12, 1998, at Moore-Cortner Chapel, Rev. Alan Roggli officiating. Interment Franklin Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, (615) 967-2222 

FENNELL, SARAH C. - age 87, of Route 1, Rutledge, died at 7:14 a.m. Monday morning, January 12, 1998, at Morristown-Hamblen Medical Center in Morristown following an extended illness. She was a member of the Blue Springs Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Stanford Fennell; and her brothers, George West and Clarence West. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Mack and Sarah Fennell of Blaine, and Billy and Elizabeth Morgan of Maryville; daughters and son-in-law, Mary Clifton of Warren, Mich., and Roy and Betty Patterson of Harrison Township, Mich.; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sister, Beulah Reneau of Rocky River, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Helen West of Lanchester, Ohio, and Reece West of Oak Ridge; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, January 14, 1998, from the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Rutledge with Rev. Marvin Phillips officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday morning, January 15, 1998, in the Grainger Memorial Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening prior to services at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555. 

GODFREY, HAZEL GRACE - age 91, passed away at 11:18 a.m. January 12, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional. Preceded in death by husband, James L. Godfrey. Employed at C&S Laundry until she retired at age 79. Member of Westside Baptist Church. Survivors: daughter, Betty Cooper of Knoxville; sons, LeRoy, Melvin and Eugene Godfrey of Knoxville, and Harry Richard of Ocala, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel, with Rev. Howard Hurst officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. Many thanks to the NHC Healthcare employees. If you so desire, in lieu of flowers, send donations to Westside Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 1524 Vermont Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

HANKINS, CHARLES (PETE) - age 66, of Talbott, passed away 11:57 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Parkwest Hospital. A member of Cedar Hill Church of God. A retired Vietnam Veteran and a retired US Postal employee. Survived by wife, Juanita Hodge Hankins of Talbott; daughters, Norma Dunipace, California; and daughter and son-in-law, Carol and David Done of California; daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Dorn Davidson, Columbus, Ga.; and daughter, Barbara Fleenor, Columbus, Ga.; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Michael Pollock, California; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Osta Joiner, Knoxville; and brother, Raymond Hankins, Knoxville; special niece, Betty Crawford; several other nieces and nephews. Funeral services 11 a.m. Wednesday from the Cedar Hill Church of God, Rev. C. Bryant Collins and Rev. Robert L. Holmes officiating. Military graveside service will be provided by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard at Jefferson Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will meet 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home to proceed to the church for 11 a.m. service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway, Jefferson City, TN (423) 475-3892 

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HARDIN, VIOLA INEZ DICKEY (CASH) - age 76, of Knoxville, Tenn., entered eternal life on Friday, January 9, 1998, at University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a retired nurse of Children's Hospital. A member of the Eastern Star. She had been an active member of the following churches, Mount Moriah, Payne Avenue and New Vision Church of God and attended CEC. Preceded in death by parents, William Coon Dickey and Creddie Allen; husband, Edward Hardin; son, Harold Cash; granddaughter, Sumora E. Lowery; great-grandson, Michael Cash. Survivors: sons, Clarence (Anne Dingus) Cash, Jr., Laymons Cash, Stanley Cash, Herbert Cash, all of Knoxville; daughters, Livona Achoe, Odella (Paul) Jones, Cleveland, Ohio and Tywanna Lowery of Knoxville; four stepdaughters, Margaret Lovely of Knoxville, Almeda Dockery of San Francisco, Calif., Geraldine Hargrave of Silver Springs, Md., JoAnn Griffin of Germantown, Md.; 19 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Essie Dickey and Helen Dickey; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends with special thanks to devoted friends in Cleveland, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 15, 1998, at Mount Moriah F.B.H. Church from 1:30-2 p.m. with funeral to follow. Rev. Charles Sandefur and Pastor Jarvis Ross officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Park, Sutherland Avenue. The family will be at 1914 Woods Creek Road. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. 

HEADRICK, OLWIN WHALEY - age 81, of Maryville, died Monday, January 12, 1998, at Baptist Hospital after a long illness. Before her illness she was active in ''The Top of the World Chapel.'' Survivors include husband, J. Eric Headrick; daughter, Pat Ridings; son, Jim Headrick; grandchildren, Hope Headrick Compton, Rob Ballard; great-grandchild, Chastity Wilson; sister, Margie Ray; brother, Robert Whaley. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Headrick's Chapel Cemetery in Wears Valley for a graveside service with Rev. Don Brakebill officiating. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. The family is at home at 426 Landau Drive, Maryville. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. 

HILL, ALBERT E. - age 79, of Powell, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a member of Dante Church of God. A retired employee of Keebler Cookie Company. Preceded in death by daughter, Peggy Greene. Survivors: wife, Winnie Robinette Hill; sons, Robert S. and James K. Hill, both of Knoxville; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; brother and sister-in-law, John and Evelyn Hill; sister, Lena Everette; sister-in-law, Mary Webb; several nieces and nephews. Services 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Robert Holmes and Rev. Lloyd Crisman officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home 10:30 a.m. Thursday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Justin, Brandon, Mike, Joe, Kenny, Chris and Derrick. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mynatt's. 

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JOSEPHSON, LEONARD M. - age 84, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, January 10, 1998, at his home. Professor Emeritus Plant and Soil Science Department at The University of Tennessee. Received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Prior to coming to The University of Tennessee in 1954 he served as secretary and field representative for Malt Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin. Professor of Agronomy at the University of Kentucky and Corn Breeder for the Department of Agriculture in the Union of South Africa. He served as seed consultant in 1971 with the University of Tennessee, US Aid Program in India. Since his retirement in 1979 he had maintained an interest in white corn breeding and served as consultant to various seed companies in Florida, Argentina, Brazil and South Africa. He was elder of Second Presbyterian Church where in the past he was active in the Boy Scouts, as a church school teacher and superintendent as well as numerous committees. He was active in the Kiwanis Club of Knoxville as well as the Torch Club of Knoxville, having served as secretary-treasurer for 20 years and past international president. He is survived by his wife, Cledous (Teedie) Josephson of Knoxville; daughter, Louise Josephson of Henrietta, N.Y.; son, Jon Baard Josephson of Cookeville, Tenn.; sister, Ethel Budy of Milwaukee, Wis.; brother-in-law, Verl Maas of Barron, Wis.; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Presbyterian Church with Rev. Arnold Lovell officiating. The family will greet friends in the church parlor following the service. In lieu of flowers it is requested that memorials be made to the Library Fund of Second Presbyterian Church, The Plant and Soil Science Development Fund of The University of Tennessee, The Agricultural Scholarship Fund of The University of Tennessee, The Kiwanis Youth Foundation or a charity of your choice. Arrangements handled with Highland Memorial Funeral Home. 588-0567. 

KIRK, FRANCES LOUISE - of Oak Ridge, went to be with her Lord Sunday morning, January 11, 1998. She was loved dearly and will be missed by many. Mrs. Kirk had been a member of the Second Methodist Chruch in Knoxville for many years before moving to Oak Ridge. She was a member of First Wesleyan Church. Mrs. Kirk was a longtime resident of Oak Ridge, she had lived here for 40 years. Her husband, Cecil L. Kirk was a police officer for the Oak Ridge Police Department from 1954-1970 when he passed away. Mrs. Kirk loved singing in her church and reading her bible. She had been a Sunday School teacher in her earlier years. She was an oil painter and did many paintings for her friends. She loved her flowers, her birds and her dogs very much. Mrs. Kirk is survived by her twin sister, Eloise Smith; her beloved niece, Barbara Wheatley, both of Oak Ridge; her great-nephew, Miki Golden, Jr. of Greenville, S.C.; and her great-niece, Michele Ritter of Oak Ridge. A graveside service will be held held at noon Tuesday, January 13 at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

LAWSON, BESSIE JUANITA NICHOLS ARDEN - age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, Janauary 11, 1998, at her home. She was a member and treasurer of New Christian Rest Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by sister, Barbara Rutherford. Survived by children, Joann Titlow and Michael Caudill of Knoxville, Milton T. and Darrell E. Arden of Texas, Tammy D. Berry of Dandridge; stepchildren, Fred E. Lawson of North Carolina, Michael E. and Steven Lawson of Knoxville, Melodye Griffen of Georgia; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, William (Bud) Nichols, Floyd Nichols, Jr. and Harold Nichols; special thanks to sons-in-law, George Titlow and Bill Berry. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. David Cloud and Rev. Clyde Campbell officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for interment at 2 p.m. Pallbearers: Gary Cole, Greg DeBusk, David Russell, Don Craft, Jack Blalock, Mike Lazzaro, Warren Hardwick. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's. 

MANIS, LELA JOINES - age 87, of 480 Old Athens Road, Madisonville, passed away 8:30 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Daughter of the late Fred and Della Joines. Survivors: daughter, Dell June Manis, Madisonville; sons and daughters-in-law, Fred Manis, Madisonville, R.K. Manis, Joe Dan and Rena Manis, all of Laurin, N.C.; grandchildren, Kathy and Kelly Manis, Kim and Mike Stogner, Joe and Jerry Manis, all of Laurin, N.C., Tony and Angelia Manis, Keith Manis, Billy and Samantha Manis, all of Madisonville, Kenny and Rachel Manis, La Grange, Ga., Robin Manis, Athens; great-granddaughter, Lauren Manis, Madisonville; sisters, Ethel Sloan, Della B. Springer, both of Madisonville, Grace Webster, Sweetwater; brother, Stanley Joines, Madisonville; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters, Mable Harrill, Kate Grills, Elizabeth Skinner and Carrie Lee Abernathy. Graveside service and interment 11 a.m. Tuesday, Manis Family Cemetery, Rev. Gale Miller officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville. 

MOSS, ANNA BELL - of Knoxville, departed this life Sunday, January 11, 1998, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary. 

OWEN, MARY IRICK - age 95, of Knoxville, died 12:58 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Hillcrest South. Member of Washington Pike United Methodist Church. Retired from BellSouth. Member of DAR and former member of Eastenn Toastmistress. Graduate of Central High School. Preceded in death by husband, J.L. Owen. Survivors: cousin, Nellie Fearn La Bon, Mobile, Ala.; second cousin and wife, Fearn and Jane La Bon, Atlanta, Ga.; second cousin, Ralph La Bon, Mobile, Ala. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Stevens Chapel, Rev. Doyle C. Landers officiating. Burial will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

PACE, TIP - age 80, of Frontier Road, LaFollette, passed away Monday, January 12, 1998, at the LaFollette Medical Center. He was a member of Forge Ridge Baptist Church, a member of the IBEW Local #760 and was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Pace; son, Marvin Pace; daughter, Connie Pace; parents, Apsy and Janie Martin Pace; sisters, Pearl Pace and Reada Davis; and one half brother. He is survived by sons, Wendell Nathan Pace of New Carlisle, Ohio, Jerry Pace of Jefferson, Tenn., and Steven Lynn Pace of LaFollette; daughters, Phyllis Owens of Bellbrock, Ohio, Judy Hopkins of Miamisburg, Ohio, Peggy Deporter of Ten Mile, Tenn., and Sharon Ann Duncan of Clinton; 12 grandchildren; one step-grandson and nine great-grandchildren; three half brothers and three half sisters; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 1998, in the chapel of Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Kenny Gillum officiating. Interment will be 12 noon Thursday, January 15, 1998, in Forge Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday before funeral services. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements. 

PAYNE, HOYT NICHOLSON, JR. - age 73, of Knoxville, died Saturday, January 10, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was member and elder of Second Presbyterian Church. He was retired from the Hoyt N. Payne Co. Preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt N., Sr. and Sarah Young Payne. Survivors: wife, Ann Campbell Payne; daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Bill Kraemer, both of Knoxville, Sally and Don Lesher of Rutherfordton, N.C., Mary Ann and Tom Brown of Urbana, Ill.; grandchildren, Campbell, Beth, and Haley McCabe, Aaron, Ammon, and Carrie Lesher, David, Geoffrey, and Ross Brown. Memorial service 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 13, 1998, at Second Presbyterian Church, Dr. Arnold Lovell officiating. Friends who wish are asked to make memorial contributions to the Hoyt N. Payne, Jr. Memorial Fund, c/o Second Presbyterian Church, 2829 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall of the Church following the memorial service. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

PIERCE, REV. DORA E. - age 90, of North Chamberlain Street, Rockwood, passed away Sunday, January 11th. at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman. Reverend Pierce became the first woman graduate of the 108 year old Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary May 29, 1961, as she and 32 men received the Bachelor of Divinity Degree. She taught nearly 20 years in Tennessee schools, then worked 11 years as chief personnel clerk for Burlington Mills in Harriman. Her decision to become a minister meant two years study at Scarritt College, Nashville for her A.B. Degree, three years of theological studies at Louisville Seminary. While in seminary she did Christian Education work at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Her first pastorate was during the summer of 1959 in New Market, Alabama. After graduation from Louisville Seminary she was ordained by the Chattanooga Presbytery and installed as pastor of Hamil Road Presbyterian Church in Hixon, Tennessee where she served five years. She was connected with the Newton Community Center in Chattanooga and later was called as pastor of the Lancing and Wartburg Presbyterian churches. She was a graduate of Rockwood High School, attended East Tennessee University and Tennessee Polytechnic University, Cookeville. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Rockwood, where she taught the Ladies Sunday School Class and served as Sunday school superintendent. Preceded in death by parents, William M. and Mary Tauscher Pierce; brothers, John W. Pierce, Ernest S. Pierce; sisters, Edith Pierce March, Florence Pierce, Ida Mae Pierce, Mary Pierce Scott. Survived by sisters, Amanda Pierce, Lucy Pierce Botkin, Flora Pierce Hood, all of Rockwood; sisters-in-law, Marie Pierce, Manchester, Tenn., Mildred Pierce, College Station, Tenn. Graveside services and interment will be held Tuesday, January 13th. at 11 a.m. from the Oak Grove Cemetery with Pastor Robert Temple officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or charity of your choice, Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Rev. Dora Pierce. 

PROFFITT, OMA LEE WILLIAMS - age 89, of Sevierville, died Sunday, January 11, 1998. She lived her life on Jones Cove Road and was a Sunday School teacher in Sevier County for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Levator and Ellen Williams; husband, Aaron Proffitt. She is survived by many cousins. Funeral service 7 p.m. Tuesday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Andy Ball officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Wednesday in Hills Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. 

QUILLEN, YORK A. JR. - age 83, passed away late Saturday evening in Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a retired merchant; owner of York Quillen and Son of Bulls Gap. Mr. Quillen was a member and deacon of Bulls Gap Baptist Church. He was a Mason for over 50 years and belonged to F&AM Kyle Lodge #422 of Whitesburg. Survivors: wife, Ruth Park Quillen; son, York A. Quillen, III, Knoxville; daughter, Mary Ruth Quillen, Bulls Gap; grandsons, Anson Quillen and Avery Quillen, both of Knoxville; sister, Mary Quillen Eiseman, Morristown; nephews, Byron M. Eiseman, Arkansas, and Quillen Eiseman, Morristown. Funeral services 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stetzer's Morristown Chapel with the Rev. George Miller officiating. Interment in Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday evening at Stetzer Funeral Home in Morristown. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children. Stetzer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

ROGERS, NANCY JANE - age 80, of Maryville, passed away Monday morning, January 12, 1998, at Asbury Acres Health Care Center. Member of Keeble's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, George Rogers; son, Pete Rogers; and two grandsons. Survivors: daughter, Faye Latham of Seymour; son, Jimmy Rogers of Maryville; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Ruben Boling of Maryville; dearest friend, Mary Latham of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Sidney Ogle and Rev. Curtis Keith officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cold Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

RAPER, HORACE - age 87, of 363 Old Store Rd., Madisonville, passed away 1:55 a.m. Monday, January 12, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Anna Ruth Davis Raper; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and George Beacham, Knoxvil le, Cathy and Carl Croft, Madisonville, Patricia Jenkins, Tellico Plains; sons and daughters-in-law, Gene Raper, Tom and Barbara Raper, Larry and Sheila Raper, Mack and Gail Raper, all of Madisonville, Danny and Ann Raper, Atlanta, Ga., Ronnie Raper, Roy and Pam Raper, all of Englewood, Mark Raper of Tellico Plains; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by grandsons, Ronnie Lee Raper, David Wayne Bright. Funeral 8 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Don Rockholt and Rev. R.L. Davis officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday, McClellan Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuedsay at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville. 

ROSE, WILLIE ''BILL'' - age 65, of Sparta, formerly of Greenback, passed away Sunday night, January 11, 1998, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Member of Marble Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Friendsville, veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. Preceded in death by parents, Jessie Sr. and Ida Cutshaw Rose; brothers, Odis Rose, Henry Rose, Clyde Rose and Charlie Rose; sisters, Mary Russell and Edith Chapman. Survivors: wife, Ollie Chester Rose; daughters and sons-in-law, Mae and Bob Gore of Sparta, Phyllis Sherwood and Jackie O'Connor of Sparta, Michelle and Bud McLemore of Tellico Plains; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny and Estella Rose of Bloomington Springs, Tenn., Joe Rose of Greenback, Donald Rose of Maryville, Jerry and Melissa Rose of Englewood; very special stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Roy and Lora Chester of Maryville; eight grandchildren; nine step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren; brother, Jessie Rose Jr. of Maryville; sisters, Ocie Murrell of Rockford and Georgia Costner of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 a.m. Thursday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. David Hutsell and Rev. Sherman Wiseman officiating. Interment to follow at Marble Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

SHELTON, IMOGENE (MAPLES) - age 73, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of University Avenue Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, William Pink and Grace E. Maples; brothers, Cecil (Red), Frank and Buford Maples. Survivors: husband, Frank Shelton, Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, Del and Virginia Shoffner; daughter, Carolyn Wiest; daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Charlie Miller; ten grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Stanley and Gertie Maples; aunt, Annie Parton; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Berry Chapel, with Rev. Danny Scarbrough officiating. Interment Mt. Olive Cemetery. Pallbearers: grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

WALKER, REV. E. SHANNON - age 50, of Oak Street, Maynardville, departed this life 12:10 p.m. Sunday, January 11, 1998, at his home. He was of the Baptist faith. Member and former pastor of Hines Creek Baptist Church. Member of J.C. Baker Lodge #720 F&AM. Preceded in death by father, Lee Walker. Survivors: loving wife of 32 years, Shelia Cupp Walker; daughters and sons-in-law, Renee and Danny Smith, Sherry and Ron Bolinger; son, Joey Walker, all of Maynardville; grandchildren, Christopher, Eric and Michael Smith, Megan, Jessica and Jason Bolinger; mother, Dora Dean Walker, Maynardville; very special friend, Laura Jones; brothers and sisters, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Walker, Knoxville, Edith Lucas, Cleveland, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Walker, Corryton, Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Walker, Morristown, Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Walker, Sevierville, Ms. Kathy Walker, Maynardville; several nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Jean Butcher, Maynardville; father-in-law, Arvel Cupp, Jr., Macon, Ga. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Mark Large officiating with the Sherritze Family Singers. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday, Hines Creek Church Cemetery. Pallbearers: Mike Butcher, Bob Lord, Dennis Butcher, Claude Walker, Lonnie Walker, Joey Walker, Rudy Garren. Honorary pallbearers: Danny Smith, Ron Bolinger. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

WRINKLE, WILLIAM ARTHUR (OTT) - of Knoxville, age 76, passed away January 11 at his home. Veteran of WWII and retired from Krispy Kreme after 27 years. Member of Faithway Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Dorothy Wrinkle; children, Billy Wrinkle, Gary Wrinkle, Peggy Cheatham, Karen Drake; special grandson, Terry Caroll; grandchildren, Melissa Wrinkle, Nickie Wrinkle, Christie Wrinkle, Charles Wrinkle and Jessica Cheatham; great-grandchildren, April Carroll and Travis Carroll; brothers, Harvey Wrinkle, Knoxville, Melbert Wrinkle, Pottsville, Ark. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel with Rev. Eddie Myers officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Thursday at Eastview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Terry Carroll, Shawn Carroll, Stanley Brock, Elmer Bowling, Tom Cheatham and Mark Thress. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday prior to the funeral at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive. 

YOUNG, CHARLES AUBREY, SR. - age 80, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, January 11, 1998, at Roane Medical Center. Preceded in death by his wife, Stella; and a son, Charles A. Young, Jr. Member of the Kingston Church of Christ, Union Lodge #38 F&AM, a Navy Veteran of World War II, active in the Roane County Democratic Party, retired from Union Carbide, Oak Ridge. Survivors: daughters, Anne Griffith, Butte, Montana, Jan Yates, Sparta, Tenn., and Jeaneane Crenshaw, Guyton, Ga.; son, Joe P. Young, Sparta, Tenn.; sister, Helen Richardson, Hartselle, Ala.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, where the family will receive friends 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday with Masonic memorial service at 8:30 p.m. conducted by Union Lodge #38 F&AM. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday in Kyker Chapel with Danny Nunn officiating. Burial in Roane Memorial Gardens with full military honors conducted by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard.

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