Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|CARWILE, BETTY JEAN FOX - age 59, of Knoxville, passed
away April 17, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Survived by son, Earl
Fox; sister, Louise Thomas; brother, James L. Fox; mother, Rhoda Fox; grandsons,
Earl and Billy Fox, all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral
service 3 p.m. Sunday at Weaver's Chapel. Rev. Edward Shackleford officiating.
Interment will be in Cox View Cemetery. The family will receive friends
7-9 p.m. Saturday at Weaver Funeral Home.
CASE, DOUGLAS DEAN - age 24, of South Knoxville, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997. He was loved by all and will be missed dearly by his family and friends. He is survived by his parents, Carolyn and Michael Hall; sister, Annie Harrison; brother, Michael Wayne Hall, Jr.; grandmother, Dorothy Case; several uncles, aunts and cousins. Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday in the Highland South Chapel. Rev. John Stair officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland South Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Highland South Funeral Home. formerly Holly Hills) 573-7300
COLE, LOUISE - age 55, of 960 East Ellis Street, Jefferson City (formerly of Rutledge), died suddenly Friday morning, April 18, 1997, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time, and will be announced later by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555.
DIEHL, JOSEPH CARL - age 87, of Knoxville, died 7:09 a.m. Friday, April 18, 1997, at Saint Mary's Medical Center. Member of Dante United Methodist Church. Veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by wife, Helen Hayes Diehl. Survivors: sons, Carl Allen Diehl, Buford, Ga., Gary M. Sherwood, Powell; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Marie Spradlen, Gatlinburg; niece, Mildred Argo, Ohio. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Toy Singleton and Rev. Gene Haws officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Monday for a 11 a.m. graveside service and interment at Bookwalter Cemetery. Pallbearers: Allen Diehl, Joey Sherwood, Kenny Weaver, Kenneth Hayes, Mark Cox and Josh Hiney. Full military honors will be presented by East Tennessee Honor Guard. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
DUNLAP, DANNY - age 26, of Walland, died at 4:30 a.m. Friday, April 18, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Oak View Baptist Church. He served in the First Calvary in the United States Army during Desert Storm. He was a graduate from Heritage High School and was employed by Modine Manufacturing. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clyde and Bessie Dunlap and grandmother, Lorena McCroy. Survivors include parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dunlap of Seymour and Marlene Jones of Maryville; brother and sister-in-law, John Travis and Beth Dunlap of Miami, Florida; brother, Dempsey Walker of Walland; sisters, Amanda Dunlap and Sherrie Dunlap, both of Seymour; grandfather, Fate McCroy; grandparents, Lib and Stanley Owenby and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral service 3 p.m. Sunday in the West Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Glenn Gamble officiating. Interment will be at Oak View Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Sunday at Smith Mortuary, Maryville.
FELDER, FREDRICK DOUGLAS - age 61, formerly of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 1997, in Newark, New Jersey. He was preceded in death by parents, Fredrick and Janie Felder; brother, Robert Felder. He leaves to mourn his passing: wife, Deborah Kay Felder; three daughters, Kerry, Janie, Katherine Rose; one son, Fredrick (Ricky) Felder, all of Minneapolis, Minn.; mother-in-law, Vivian Haiden; sister, Mary F. Felder, Richmond, Va.; brother, Alvincent (Joyce, Vincent) Felder, Knoxville; brother-in-law, Ezell Satterwhite, Sr., Chattanooga, Tenn.; four nieces, Deborah (Jerry) O'Neal, Joyce (Jersey) Page, Janice Greenlee Felder, all of Newark, N.J., Gilda Satterwhite, Chattanooga, Tenn.; three nephews, Odell Preston (Bretha, Christina) Sherrod, Anniston, Alabama, Fredrick James (Jamile, Sherry) Sherrod, Newark, N.J., Ezell (Monica) Satterwhite, Nashville, Tenn. and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 21, 1997, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 3:30-4 p.m. with funeral to follow. Rev. Richard S. Brown, officiating. Interment Crestview Cemetery. The family will be at the home of Alvincent and Joyce Felder, 4116 Sand Point Drive. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
HALL, LLOYD W. - age 66, of Sneedville, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997, at UT Hospital. Attended Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Sunbright, Tenn. Survived by wife, Susie Hall; sons, Lloyd and wife, Barbara, Robert and wife Janie, Douglas and wife, Margaret, Eugene and wife, Barbara Hall; 14 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, three step-children, Yvonne Long and husband Mike, Tommy Northern, Kim Roberts and husband, Rudy; three step-grandchildren; sister, Katherine Cramer; brothers, W.C. Buck and Teddy Hall; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the McCarty Chapel with Rev. Tommy LaRue and Rev. Tony Lowe officiating, followed by interment at Eastview Memorial Gardens. Military honors will be provided by the East Tenn. Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
HARRISON, BLANCHE CARO - age 85, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away April 18, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of the Cumberland Baptist Church. Mrs. Harrison was very involved and loved craft making. She was preceded in death by husband Lawrence C. Harrison, Jr. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Jack C. and Betty Jo Harrison of Knoxville, Tenn., Herbert E. and Barbara Harrison of Rockford, Tenn., Paul C. and Shirley Jean Harrison of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Keron D. Thompson of Knoxville, Tenn., Joyce Williene and Robert Duff of Westminister, Calif.; sister, Dica Maples of Nashville, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Gene Flemings officiating. The interment will be 11 a.m. Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 5315 Kingston Pike, 588-0567.
HARTSELL, CHARLES W. - age 73, of Rockford, Tenn., formerly of Greene County, passed away April 16, 1997. Dr. Hartsell was vice president emeritus of statewide continuing education at University of Tennessee. He was a member of West Knoxville Friends Meeting and a charter member of Maryville Friends Meeting. Dr. Hartsell received his undergraduate education at Tusculum College and graduate degrees from New York University and the University of Tennessee. He received international recognition for distinguished service in continuing education in 1984 by the National University Continuing Education Association for which he served as president for three years. He served with the U.S. Marine Corp and participated in the invasion of Iwo Jima and the occupation of Japan. Preceded in death by parents, Onnie and Cornelia Keys Hartsell; sister, Anna Mary Jaynes. Survived by wife of 50 years, Agnes Mayes Hartsell; daughter, Anne Mayes Hartsell of Rockford, Tenn.; sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Michael and Jean Hartsell of Greeneville, Tenn., Charles, Jr. and Jean Hartsell of Spring, Texas; brother, Dr. O.M. Hartsell of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Margorie Williams of Morristown, Tenn., Frances Evans of Greeneville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Lauran, Jessica, Rachel, Reston Hartsell; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service after the Manner of Friends at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 1997, at Highland West Funeral Home Chapel, Sharon Annis, trustee of West Knoxville Friends Meeting, officiating, Scott Knight, pastor of Maryville Friends Meeting, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends following the service at Highland West Funeral Home, 9913 Sherrill Lane (I-40 at Pellissippi Parkway) 693-9547.
HIGGS, NAOMI ''MIMI'' - age 49, of Halls, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Preceded in death by husband, Master Sgt. Claude Richard Higgs, Sr. and father, Major Vernon L. Thurston. Survived by daughter, Amanda Higgs; son, Richard Higgs, Jr., both of Halls; mother, Naomi Middleton Thurston of Sapulpa, Okla.; sister, Verna Raney of Knoxville; uncle, O.B. Middleton of Sapulpa, Okla.; niece, Suzanne Raney; nephews, Robert D. Raney, Jr., David L. Raney and Matthew T. Raney, all of Knoxville. Family and friends will meet Tuesday, April 22 at 3 p.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery for a graveside service. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
JOHNSON, MICHAEL CHARLES - age 53, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 1997, at his home. He was a loyal member of West Town Christian Church and a avid golfer. He was an employee of Scarbrough Landscaping Service and a member of Michigan National Guard. Preceded in death by son, Steven Johnson; parents, Lyle and Helen Johnson of Ithaca, Mich. Survived by son, Scott Johnson of Saginaw, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Carol Johnson of Eaton Rapids, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at Weaver's Chapel. Rev. George Clark officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to West Town Christian Church, c/o Michael Johnson Fund. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.
KENT, BILLY JOE, SR. - age 62, of 459 Robertsville Road, died Thursday afternoon, April 17, 1997, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Mr. Kent began employment with Union Carbide Nuclear Division. He was an operator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and retired after 17 years from Martin Marietta Energy Systems. He was born in Millersville, Tenn. on May 5, 1934, the son of Floyd and Georgia Kent. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Kent is survived by his wife, Cecilia Taylor Kent; a son, Clark M. Kent and his wife, Becky of Knoxville and two grandchildren, Kimberly Kent and Brian Kent. He is also survived by seven sisters, Doffo Mae Carpenter of Goodlettsville, Edna Long of Gainesborough, Dorothy Gamble of Pontiac, Mich., Joyce Smith of Belleville, Sue West of Westland, Mich., Ima Jean Bennett of Knoxville and Doris White of Lenoir City; and three brothers, Greer Kent and Bobby Kent, both of Knoxville and Bradley Kent of Tacoma, Wash.; another son, Billy Joe Kent, Jr., died earlier. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 20 at McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
LAMB, JAMES EDOM - age 69, of Cumberland City, Tennessee, retired U.S. Army, died at Veterans Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., on April 17, 1997. Member of First Baptist Church, Newhall, Calif., Sam Davis Mason Lodge No. 667, Al Menah Temple Shriner, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans. Preceded in death by: father, William Lamb and mother, Nannie Wilhoite Lamb. Survivors: wife, Trula Breeden Lamb of Cumberland City, Tenn.; sons, Jeffery Lamb of Santee, Calif. and Paul Lamb of Cumberland City, Tenn.; daughters, Donna Dossey of Cumberland City, Tenn. and Kaila Lamb of Cumberland City, Tenn.; brothers, Albert Lamb of Knoxville, Tenn. and Henry Lamb of Baltimore, Md.; sisters, Viola Campbell of Newport, Tenn., Trula Maples of Knoxville, Tenn., Blanch Scarlett of Florida and Ruth Wilbanks of Knoxville, Tenn.; five grandchildren. Visitation, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Nave Funeral Home, Erin, Tenn. Masonic service 7 p.m. Saturday, Nave Funeral Home, Erin, Tenn., Rev. Charles Leeper officiating. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday, Greenwood Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn., with military honors. Arrangements by Nave Funeral Home, P.O. Box 247, Erin, TN 37061.
LEASURE, EARL (LUCKY) - age 74, of Kingston, died Thursday, April 17, 1997, at his home. He was a Veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was an employee at Union Carbide in Oak Ridge and later the owner of Midtown Machine Shop. Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Leasure; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Leasure and Dr. Michael Henry of Atlanta; two sons, Steven Leasure of Kingston and Michael Leasure and daughter-in-law, Kim Leasure of Chattanooga and brother and sister-in-law, Clark and Darlene Leasure of Erie, Pa. The fammily will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 1997, at Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston. Memorial services will follow at 8 p.m. in Kyker Chapel with Father John Milewski officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
MASON, GLENNA LEE - age 56, of Oak Ridge, died Friday, April 18, 1997, at her home. Member of United Church Chapel on the Hill. Active in the Knox Area Women's Golf Association, Tenn. Women's Golf Association, Golf Leagues at Oak Ridge Country Club and Green Meadow Country Club, The Art Club. Survived by husband, Col. Robert C. Mason (ret. USAF) of Oak Ridge; mother, Hattie Rose Ruch of Oak Ridge; sons, James E. Smith and wife, Lisa of Harriman, William D. Smith and wife, Malinda of Coalfield, Taylor L. Smith of Wartburg; daughters, Kimberly J. Reed and husband Daniel of Oak Ridge, Lt. Col. Pamela A. Mason and husband, Col. Thomas Shearer of Melbourne, Fla.; sister, Sue Thomas and husband, Gerald of Oak Ridge; three grandchildren, Kasey Reed and Katlin Reed of Oak Ridge and Devin Smith of Coalfield. Funeral services are Sunday, April 20, 1997, at 8:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. Boyd Carter officiating. Graveside services are Monday, April 21, 1997, at 11 a.m. at Anderson Memorial Gardens. Memorials to the Hospitality House of Methodist Medical Center, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, Tenn. 37830, or to the MedCenter Hospice Foundation, 183 LaFayette Dr., Oak Ridge, Tenn. 37830. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 20, 1997, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.
McTEER, MAYME SUE - age 80, of Rockford, died Thursday, April 17, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Nolia Ann and Larry Cummings of Rockford; son and daughter-in-law, A.B. and Linda McTeer of Rockford; grandchildren, Andy and Kim Cummings, Jason McTeer, Holly McTeer; great-grandchildren, Samantha Cummings, Harlee Cummings; brother, Charles Bond of Maryville; special first cousin, Mabel Matlock. Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gale Keown officiating. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Magnolia Cemetery for the interment service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clark's Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church Library Fund, 302 Jackson Hills Drive, Maryville, TN 37804.
NEWMAN, MRS. ELIZABETH BIGGS - age 36, of Dandridge, passed 1:45 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 1997, at Fort Sanders Presbyterian Medical Center, Knoxville, following an extended illness. She was of the Baptist faith and a truck driver for Tennessee Truck Lines of Dandridge. Survived by husband, Roy Newman, Sr. of Dandridge; stepchildren, Blendia Noe and Donna Boatman, both of Kodak, Roy Newman, Jr. of Strawberry Plains; 12 step-grandchildren; sisters, Lisa Eblen, Tammy Covington; brothers, James Biggs and Wade Biggs, all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Sunday 2 p.m., Farrar Chapel (Dandridge) with Rev. Ira Minton and Lloyd Coffey officiating. Interment in Swann's Chapel Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday 6 to 8 p.m. Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge, in charge.
NIEF, KENNETH GORDON - age 87, of Loudon, Tennessee, died Thursday, April 17, 1997, at Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. He was a member of Monte Vista Baptist Church in Maryville, Tenn. A former resident of Detroit and Livonia, Michigan, he was born in Kansas City, Missouri and also spent a part of his childhood in Toledo, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his loving wife and best friend, Eleanor Vaillancourt Nief. They met at Lawrence Institute of Technology in Detroit, Michigan, while attending engineering classes. Immediately after their marriage in Detroit, Michigan, he served with the U.S. Army in Ft. Worth, Texas during World War II. After his military tour was completed they raised their family in Detroit, Michigan. He initially worked with General Motors and Fyfe's in Detroit, which led to starting his own business, providing commercial art services to clients including Manufacturer's National Bank, TWA and Motorola. Ken enjoyed his last birthday in Loudon, Tennessee, when he was surprised by relatives from Texas, Arkansas and Florida, and also by Tellico Village friends and neighbors. He enjoyed sports including golf, football, baseball, bowling, fishing and tennis, and was upset that he could not participate in golf and bowling in his final days. At the age of 80 he reinitiated his fine art career, first with a mural in the Livonia, Michigan Community Center, a mural in his granddaughter's bedroom, and most recently with a one man show in Knoxville of his San Antonio River Walk paintings. No person was a stranger to Ken, and his positive spirit and love for family and friends will be missed by all. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Elaine Best Nief of Loudon, Tennessee; daughter and son-in-law, Janice Nief Heaton and Ahmad Modoni of Austin, Texas; granddaughter, Kristin Heaton and her fiance, Scott Ryan of Dallas, Texas; granddaughters, Allison Heaton of Austin, Texas, Ellery and Corrine Nief of Loudon, Tennessee; brother, Loren Neif of Warren, Michigan. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville, followed by a 2:30 p.m. graveside service at Williamson Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Bob Dalton officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Heart Association, East Tennessee Region, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909, Ft. Sanders Loudon Medical Center, P.O. Box 217, Loudon, TN 37774, or Interim Health Care, attention: Gary Ramsey, 1714 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804.
PARKER, RUBY IRENE - born June 29, 1919, died Thursday, April 17, 1997. She was a member of Chilhowee Hills Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star #24 May Chapter. Preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James William Parker, Sr.; parents, William Thompson Payne and Callie Kerr Payne; and brother, Charles Lester Payne. Mrs. Parker is survived by son, James William Parker, Jr.; daughter, Judith Ann Parker; two grandchildren, John Aaron Parker and Brandie Eileen Parker Crew; five great-grandchildren; brothers, William Sawyer Payne, Frances Ray Payne, John Carroll Payne; several nieces and nephews; as well as other relatives. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday in Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. John L. Shepherd, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
PHELPS, DOROTHY JEAN McBEE - age 72, of Halls, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She professed faith in Christ at Wings of Healing Church in Portland, Oregon in 1947 and had attended numerous churches locally since. She was preceded in death by parents, John Okus and Dessie Loop McBee; brothers, Henry and Willard McBee. Survived by husband of 53 years, William Paul Phelps; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Bruce Justice of London, Ky., and Caroline and Lester Henry of Halls; grandchildren, Scott Bandy of Powell, Mark Justice and wife, Deborah of Powell, Jodi Justice of London, Ky., Valerie and Samantha Thompson of Halls; great-grandchildren, Tanner and McKenzie Justice of Powell; brother, Shelby McBee of Halls; brother-in-law, Roy Phelps; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Martha Hale, all of Salem, Oregon; sisters-in-law, Mary Bender of Portland, Oregon and Edwina Bayless of Kent, Wash. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mynatt's.
PIERCY, EVA STRONG - age 72, of North Knoxville, died Thursday, April 17, 1997, at her residence. She was a native of Snowflake, Va., but had lived in Knoxville most of her life. Mrs. Piercy was retired from C & S Laundry and was a member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Guy Piercy; parents, Charlie and Lillie Nash Strong; survived by four sisters, Ethel Everett, Muncie, Ind., Juanita Strong, Princeton, W.Va., Gwendola Mead, Akron, Ohio, Peggy Jean Hillman, St. Paul, Va.; four brothers, L.B. Strong, Oklahoma City, Okla., Jimmy and Billy Strong, St. Paul, Va., Carl Strong, Dungannon, Va.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the McCarty Chapel with Rev. Larry Nash and Rev. Calvin Bailey officiating, followed by the interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends and relatives will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Saturday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
RAY, MRS. MARY LOU - age 67, of Kennesaw, died Thursday, April 17, 1997. Mrs. Ray retired from Rich's at Cobb Center. Survivors: sons, Rick Ray and Victor Ray of Marietta; three grandchildren; sisters, Frances Crisp of Knoxville, Tenn., Betty Ordway of Daytona, Fla. Graveside service Sunday, April 20, 1997, at 3 p.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7-9 p.m. at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
RICHMOND, MISER RUSSELL - age 96, of Cookeville, Tenn., will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. EST from Dillis Baptist Church with burial in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Roane County. He was born December 23, 1900, in Roane County, Tennessee. Mr. Richmond and his wife are former residents of Owensboro, Ky. He was a teacher at the University of Tennessee Tech and head of the pre-Med Dept. He was the son of the late Matthew Russell and Martha Isabell Miser Richmond, and is survived by his wife, Evelyn Crick Richmond. The family will receive friends Friday evening after 3 p.m. with Masonic Services at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, Rev. Richard D. Diemer officiating. Hooper & Huddleston Funeral Home, Cookeville, Tenn., in charge of the arrangements.
ROSE, MR. EDWARD H. - age 73, of Maynardville, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997, at home after an extended illness. Member of Nave Hill Baptist Church. Retired from farming, grocery, and construction business. Avid hunter and fisherman in earlier years. Preceded in death by parents, Dewey and Nancia Rose; infant sister, Barbara Jean Rose; son-in-law, Edward L. Sharp. Survivors: wife, Alline Beeler Rose; daughter, Kay Sharp, Halls; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Martha Rose, Halls; grandchildren, Barry Sharp, Lisa Sharp and children, Wesley Rose, Bradley Rose; four great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Inez Rose, Corryton; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Ailor's Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m., Rev. Jimmy Nicely, Rev. Calvin Chesney officiating. Pallbearers: Barry Sharp, Wesley and Bradley Rose, Coy Beeler, Jerry Huffman, Mack Woods and Jack Sharp. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant View Cemetery for interment. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge. Memorials may be made to the Nave Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1030, Maynardville, TN 37807.
SATTERFIELD, EULA G. - age 96, passed away Thursday, April 17, 1997. Formerly from Knoxville, she had resided in Atlanta for the past 20 years. Surviving are daughter, Dorothy Carmichael of Atlanta; sister, Imogene Butler of Chattanooga; six grandchildren, Diane Luther, James Carmichael of Atlanta, Paula Rapp, Eileen Rossi of Colorado, Don and Jerry Satterfield of Knoxville; seven great-grandchildren, Christopher Craig, Jesse Rapp, Whitney and Jessica Carmichael, J.C. Satterfield, Bruce Allen and Wyatt Willis. Graveside services will be held Sunday, April 20 at 3 p.m. at Liberty Hill Cemetery. Higgins and Son Funeral Home, Fairburn, Ga., in charge of arrangements.
SHANKLIN, MRS. CECILE RATCLIFF - of Knoxville, passed away April 18, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church and the Martha Sunday School. Preceded in death by husband, Henry V. Shanklin and children, Robert Lewis Shanklin and Ruth Lavon Shanklin. Survivors: son, Charles Shanklin; son and daughter-in-law, Vaughn and Paulette Shanklin; four grandchildren, Doug Shanklin, Paula Shanklin, Debbie Keen and Tammy Mills; two great-grandchildren, Serena and Taylor Mills; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Rose Chapel with Rev. Bruce Forlines officiating. Family and friends will meet at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Monday for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Harold Daniel, Jim Amburn, Phil Mathewson, Jim Burch, Doug Shanklin and Ernie Rayfield. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
SMITH, SAMUEL - age 81, of Knoxville, passed away Friday morning at Knoxville Convalescent Center. He was a mmeber of Keith Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Lorene; children - daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Charles Buckner, Corryton; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Dianna Smith, Knoxville, Jim and Brenda Smith, Woodstock, Georgia; son, Ronnie Smith, Martha and James White, Cedartown, Georgia, Bobby and Becky Wolfenbarger, Knoxville, David and Mary Wolfenbarger, Knoxville, Jack and Sally Wolfenbarger, St. Cloud, Florida; sisters, Gladys Hunter, Star Crawford, Joyce Morgan, all of Knoxville, Bessie Dyer, Rutledge; brothers, Tom Smith, Harriman, Gary and Norman Smith, Knoxville; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel, Rev. Jim Depew and Rev. Paul Walker officiating. Interment Bookwalter Cemetery. Pallbearers: Dallas Ward, Jim Beam, Shane Lowe, Ben Ridenour, Travis McRae, Jesse Pack. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
TREECE, LEWIS TIPTON - age 92, of Halls, passed away April 17, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital. Member of Myers Grove Methodist Church and attended Clear Springs Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wife, Rosie J. (Barker) Treece; and great-grandchild, Jordan Roberts. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Violet Treece, and Jack and Betty Treece, all of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and John Price of Knoxville; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Lolas Russell of Knoxville. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. R.H. Barnes and Rev. Jerry Vittatoe officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's at 1:30 p.m. Sunday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for interment at 2 p.m. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.