Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ANDERSON, THOMAS GLENN - of Knoxville, passed away on June
12, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional. He was a member of West Haven Baptist
Church, Burlington Masonic Lodge #763, Scottish Rite and Shriners. He was
retired from Consolidated Freight Ways and Teamsters Local #519. He was
preceded in death by his sons, Gary and Terry Anderson; first wife, Faye
Anderson. He is survived by his wife, Mary Blair Anderson of Knoxville;
son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Ann Anderson of Burk, Va.; daughter-in-law,
Pat Anderson of Knoxville; stepdaughter and husband, Patricia and Charles
Mink of Knoxville; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister-in-law,
Fern McClain of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Interment
will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville with Rev.
Tim McGhee and Rev. John Crawford officiating. Family and friends will
meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Arrangements by McCarty Weaver Cumberland
Chapel, 5815 Western Avenue.
ANGLE, MRS. EMILY CONNER - age 85, of Corryton, died 3:07 p.m. Friday, June 12, 1998, as a result of an automobile accident. Member of Union Baptist Church and The Faithful Worker's Sunday School Class. Preceded in death by husband, Ray Angle; son, James D. Angle; brother, Thomas W. Conner. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Ray Everett, Corryton; grandchildren, Julie and Edward Thompson, Lori and Buz Hall, Karla and Mark Hopkins, Michael, Steve and Jill Angle; 10 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Sharon Angle, all of Knoxville. Funeral service 3 p.m. Monday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. John Thomerson and Rev. James Lennon officiating. Interment to follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church TV Ministry, 6701 Washington Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
DANIELS, WILLIAM EDWARD "ED" - age 68, of Harriman, passed away Saturday, June 13, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center. Retired from Roane Hosiery Mill with over 44 years of service. Master Mason for 45 years. Member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, George and Susia Daniels. Survivors: loving wife of 49 1/2 years, Adelene Daniels of Harriman; daughter and son-in-law, Jaylene and Gary Baisley of Rockwood; son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Debbie Daniels of Harriman; sisters, Jean Forgioni of Harriman, Glendora Tweed of Oak Ridge, Carolyn Diggs of Harriman; grandchildren, Mike Baisley, Kyle Baisley, Megan Daniels; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Jean and Jack Bullington. Masonic service 8 p.m. Monday with funeral service to follow in Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with Rev. Dennis Jarnigan officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Tuesday at Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Piano Fund of Walnut Hill Baptist Church, 106 Birch St., Harriman, TN 37748.
DAVIS, RUBY LEE STAIR - passed away Friday, June 12, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center. Member of Vestal Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Jess Davis; parents, Noble and Josephine Stair; four brothers; four sisters; granddaughter, Crystal Huebner. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Albert (Sonny) and Sarah Davis, Richard and Phyllis Davis, Roy and Gail Davis, all of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Dorothy Jones, Jessie and Howard Montgomery, Eva and Jim Jenkins, Debra and Greg Smithers, all of Knoxville; brothers, Walter Stair, Corryton, Tenn., Arthur Stair, Madisonville, Tenn., James (Jack) Stair, Philadelphia, Tenn; sisters, Onie Faulkner, Corryton, Tenn., Lois Vair, Philadelphia, Tenn; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; adopted daughter, Susan Perkins, Australia. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Monday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Buster Gibson and Dr. George Hollander officiating. Interment Mt. Olive Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
DUGGINS, MARGUERITE - age 92, of Holston Hills, passed away June 12, 1998, at Shannondale Health Care. Preceded in death by husband, Lon R. Duggins. Member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church. Retired from the Dean of Students office at the University of Tennessee. Survivors: nieces, Betty Fielden, Barbara McCauley, Dorothy Sandberg, Joan Ratledge; nephew, Robert Daley. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery 9:45 a.m. Tuesday for graveside service at 10 a.m. with Dr. Tom Warren officiating. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
DYE, MILDRED TATE "MAMAW" - age 71, of Knoxville, went home to be with Jesus on her birthday, Saturday, June 13, 1998. "Her children rise up and call her blessed, her husband also, and he praises her," Prv. 31:28. "This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did." Act 9:36. She was the heart and soul of Powell Church of God, and was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Latona Dye. Survived by husband, Aubrey W. Dye; son and daughter-in-law, Rev. Larry G. and Carolynn Dye; daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Lawrence Spencer, Beverly and Rev. Jerry Cox, Barbara Goodrich, Connie Tarver, and Karen Dye; grandchildren and husbands, Kendra and John Morgan, Traci and Jerry Dodd, Lerae and Marcus Brooks, also Tammi, Stephanie, Michael, Amanda and Paul; great-grandchildren, Josh, Kaci, Emily, Jordan, Isabella, Jacob, Jeremiah, and Alexis; brothers, James and Sammy Tate; sisters, Kathryn Kestner, Ruth Smith, Eva Rush, Geneva Wright, all of Bristol, Tenn., and very special niece, Sharon Kestner; best friend, Jo Ann Barber and "George"; a host of family and friends. Funeral services 11 a.m. Tuesday Rose Broadway Chapel with Rev. Jerry E. Cox, Rev. Larry G. Dye, and Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Powell Church of God. Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Rose Broadway Chapel.
FANN, WILMA RUTH - age 72, of Maryville, passed away Saturday evening, June 13, 1998, at Maryville Health Care Center. Attended Mt. Sinai Baptist Church. Preceded in death by daughter, Joyce Brown; granddaughters, Tammy Long; grandson, Melton Proffitt; parents, Mack and Edna Webb; brother, Curtis Webb. Survivors: husband, John Edward Fann; daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Ray Huskey of Rome, Ga., Johnnie Ruth Long of Maryville, Norma Jean and David Lowe of Walland, Sharon Denise and Terry Adams of Maryville; sons and daughters-in-law, Fate and Carol Fann, Michael and Kay Fann, all of Maryville, Jerry and Gail Fann of Alcoa, Terry and Monica Fann of Maryville; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Lorene Williamson of Maryville; brothers, Shearl Webb, Jack Webb, Willard Webb, all of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Lester Allmon officiating. Entombment 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sherwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
GREEN, HAZEL FIELDEN - age 92, of Knoxville, passed away June 13, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of Gillespie Ave. Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Green and two grandchildren. Survived by daughters, Bernice Carson, Port Orange, Fla., Doris Flynn, Knoxville, Martha Richards, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, Charlotte Yanniello, Knoxville, Brenda McMahan, Knoxville; son, Joe Green, Knoxville; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Flynn and Claudine Calloway; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Kemp Wynn and Rev. C.W. Turner officiating. Family and friends will meet Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11 a.m. interment service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HUGHES, LYNN (LENNIE) CORAM - age 83, of Knoxville, died Saturday, June 13, 1998, at Park West Medical Center. She is survived by her beloved husband, Charles (C.E.) Hughes; sister, Evelyn Coram Gibbs and her grandniece, Kim Eden. Graveside services 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
JONES, REBECCA ANN (BECKY) - age 50, of Sevierville, died Sunday, June 14, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a loving, Christian wife and mother. She was born in Bloomington, Ill. She was a graduate of Illinois State University with a master's degree in special education. Survivors: husband, George W. Jones III; daughter, Sarah Rachael Jones; stepsons, George Jones of Birmingham, Ala., Daniel Jones of Foley, Ala.; parents, Merle and Dorothy Wurth of Gulf Shores, Ala.; brother, Mark Wurth of Summerdale, Ala. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Becky Jones Memorial Fund, Seymour Heights Christian Church, 122 Boyds Creek Highway, Seymour, TN 37865. A celebration service will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 1998, at Seymour Heights Christian Church.
LITTON, GARY WILSON - age 56, of Knoxville, passed away June 12, 1998, at his residence of congestive heart failure. He was a member of Bearden Christian Church and veteran of the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Wilson Litton. Survived by his mother, Dorothy McWright; wife, Linda Womac Litton of Knoxville; sons, Anthony Bradford Litton and wife, Cheryl of Cameron, Tenn.; daughter, Lynda Christine Litton of Ft. Collins, Colo.; grandchildren, Sabrina Nichole Litton; brother, Douglas Freeman Litton and wife, Gail of Marshville, N.C.; niece, Kimberly Litton Thomas of Monroe, N.C.; several aunts and uncles and cousins. Funeral service will be held 6 p.m. Monday at McCarty-Martin Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John Leach III officiating. Interment will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Park at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery. Full military honors will be by the Volunteer State Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Mickey Snyder, Jack Martin, Tom Chesney, Ronnie Hull, Bud Bradshaw, and Rick Cross. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Monday at McCarty-Martin Funeral Home, 1017 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
LOY, MRS. ADDIE F. - of New Market, wife of G.W. Loy, Jr., passed away after a lingering illness, at 1:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon at their home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
LYNCH, FRANK WILLIAM - 75, of North Knoxville, passed away June 13, 1998, St. Mary's Medical Center. Survivors: wife, Barbara Lynch; daughter and son-in-law, Frankie and Danny Fielden; son, William Brian Lynch of Knoxville; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Carolyn Mason of Kentucky, Richard and Vickie Blalock of Knoxville; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Lynch of Knoxville. Service 8 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel. Pastor Ed Rosen officiating. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery 10:30 a.m. Tuesday for interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's.
MARSH, MAXINE CARTER - age 70, of Lenoir City, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 13, 1998, at Park West Hospital. Maxine was a member of Forgiveness Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Ted Marsh; parents, Abe and Rosa Crisp Carter; brothers, Gene and Oliver Carter; sister, Bessie Carter Patrick. Survivors: children and spouses, Jacqueline Bryant, Kim and Garry Farner, David and Karen Marsh, all of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Angela, Teresa, Ronda, Carla, David, Shannon, Levi, Candi, and Jason; great-grandchildren, Daniel, David, Amanda, Savanna, and Ashley; sister, Ann Carter Gilliam of Newport; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Monday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Reed Collins and Rev. Jimmy Pellom officiating. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Lake View for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
MAY, JOHN CLARK - age 60, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, June 12, 1998, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church where he served in various capacities over the years. He was a graduate of The Ohio State University, a member of Triangle Fraternity and a life member of The Ohio State University Association. He was also a life member National Eagle Scout Association. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Eva May and a twin brother James S. May. His survivors include his wife of 38 years, Sharon May, son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Tamera May of Orlando, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Rick Landon of Powell, and their daughters Megan and Molly; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Jim Barnes of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Phil and Kris Wilcox of Holly Springs, N.C.; special cousin Joan Osterbrook and husband Ron of Cincinnati, Ohio; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A memorial service will be held at Cokesbury United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 17, at 7 p.m. with Dr. G. Steven Sallee and Rev. Stephen DeFur officiating. The family will receive friends after the service. A family graveside service will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Honorary pallbearers are Darnell Glisson, Lewis Melcher, Jim Ellis, Tom Lawson, Wes Arnold and Ron Nash. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871, Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909 or the Organ Fund at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 9908 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37922. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
MORGAN, BARBARA SUE - age 62, of Knoxville, passed away June 12, 1998, at Fort Sanders Medical Center. She was a member of City View Baptist Church. Survived by husband, John W. Morgan, Sr.; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Robert Greer, Fairfield, Ohio; sons and daughters-in-law, John W., Jr. and Kathy Morgan, Fairfield, Ohio, Thomas R. and Laura Morgan, Knoxville; eight grandchildren. She is also survived by four brothers; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 p.m. Monday for a 2 p.m. graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Toby Everett officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
NOCE, ANGELINA "ANG" ZAVATTIERI - age 48, of Corryton, went home to be with Jesus Saturday, June 13, 1998. Member of Pratts Chapel Baptist Church. Employee of Standard Wilson Glass Company. Preceded in death by mother, Lola Zavattieri an dbrother Tony Zavattieri. Survivors: husband, Joseph Noce; father, Sam Zavattieri; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Liz Leo, Michael and Leesa Leo; step-daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Keith Whitlock, Kristi and Kenny Godfrey; step-son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Nina Noce; grandchildren, Courtney, Adrianne and Dominick Leo, Courtney and Chuncey Whitlock, Joshua Crosby; brothers Sammy Zavattier, Jr. and wife, Connie, New York, Bob Zavattieri and wife, Teena, Powder Springs, Tenn.; a beloved aunt, C.V. Cole; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel. Preachers Gary Beeler and Bob Zavattieri officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday before the service at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
OGLE, JOHN DAVID - age 41, of Knoxville, passed away June 12, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. Funeral service 12 noon Monday Rose Broadway Chapel with Rev. John Lawson officiating. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
RAMSEY, CLARA PIXIE MERRELL - age 86, passed away June 13, 1998, in Mars Hill, N.C. Member Central United Methodist Church and Couples Sunday School class. She had taught school in Madison Co., N.C. and worked for Carl Beauty Supply. Survivors: nephew and wife, Blake and Gloria Ray, Jr. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rose Chapel with Rev. Dan Moore officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
SHULTZ, DAISY ETHEL BAXTER - age 92, of South Knoxville, departed this life for a new life at 12:35 p.m. June 13, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Preceded in death by parents; six sisters; and one brother; her children's father, Dallas V. Shultz; daughter, Mary Ann Brewer; son, Preston Shultz; granddaughter, Jessica Marie Shultz; and sister-in-law, Gladys Sellers. Survivors: sons, Conard Shultz of Halls, Aubrey Sharp of Knoxville; daughters, Laura Barchinger of Hyde, Pa., Sheila Cox of Seymour, Nora Childress of South Knoxville and Nora's fianc‚, Bobby Perry of Knoxville; daughters-in-law, Marie Shultz and Betty Shultz; sons-in-law, Wayne Barchinger, Milburn Brewer and Cotton Cox; 18 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many other loved ones and dear friends. In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital Memphis, Tenn. Memorial service 7 p.m. Tuesday, Berry Chapel, Rev. J.B. Caylor officiating. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
REEDER, MARY COOK - age 85, of Sequoyah Hills, died Thursday, June 11, 1998. A native of Columbia, Tenn. She was a valedictorian of her graduating class at Columbia High School and attended University of Tennessee where she was a member of Tri Delta Sorority. Mrs. Reeder was an active member of Church Street United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by children, Claude S. Reeder, III and Ella McKee Reeder. Survivors: husband, Claude S. Reeder, Sr.; daughter and son-in-law, Susan R. and Paul Siler of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Mary Siler Walker and husband, Bill, and T. Paul Siler, III; great grandchildren, Willis Reeder Walker and Susan Elise Walker; sister, Mrs. Robert (Jane Cook) Loyd of Lewisburg, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Fitz John Weddell of San Luis Obispo, Calif. A private entombment will preceed a 4 p.m. memorial service Monday at Church Street United Methodist Church with Rev. William J. Fowler and Rev. Cabel W. Trent officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Reeder-Siler scholarship fund, c/o University of Tennessee College of Communications, 302 Communications, Knoxville, TN 37996-0332, or "Rejoice" Program, c/o Church Street United Methodist Church, 900 Henley St., Knoxville, TN 37902. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel or at the home of her daughter, 717 Kenesaw Ave. Family will receive friends following the funeral service at the church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
SELLS, MABLE D. - age 88, of Knoxville, who had been a patient at Hillcrest North for the past several years, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 14, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Survived by daughters, Bernice Horton of Longwood, Fla. and Barbara Linkous of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Maxine (Terry) and Jack Butler of Corryton, Billie Jean and James Reynolds of Knoxville, Alma Jean and Martin Hawkins of Knoxville and Clarice and David Hellar of Valrico, Fla.; son, Fletcher C. Dodson of Knoxville; 25 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; three sisters and four brothers. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Dean Braden officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
SMITH, ROGER LEE - age 48, departed this life on June 13, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Mr. Smith was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Born March 18, 1950, to the late George Arthur and Bertha Emory Smith. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Warwick Smith; sons and daughters-in-law, Roger William and Tammi Smith, Navy and Rebecca Smith, George and Bobbi Smith, Ronnie and Pauline Romines; and by one daughter, Melissa Smith. He is also survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Louise Murphy; two sisters, Margie Bingham and Sue Long; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special friends Ken Samuelson, Calvin Long, and David Long. Services will be Monday at 8 p.m. at McCarty-Weaver Chapel with Rev. Harrison Hill and Rev. Gary Neely officiating. Interment will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Rocky Hill Cemetery. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. McCarty-Weaver Cumerland Chapel in charge of arrangements.
TROUTMAN, HAZEL PAYNE - age 89, passed away Sunday, June 14, 1998, at Fort Sanders Park West Medical Center. Her remains are at Highland Memorial Funeral Home where complete arrangements will be announced later. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.