Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|BALL, JAMES SR. - of Knoxville, departed this life, Saturday,
June 6, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Preceded in death by parents, father,
Orrige Ball and mother, Mary Magdalene Ball; brothers, Willie Howard Ball
and Fred Ball. Survivors: children, James (Brenda) Ball, Jr., Burbank,
Calif., Orrige Wayne (Marcy) Ball, Roderick (Donna) Ball, Patrice (Ronnie
Smith) Ball, Bettina Ball, all of Knoxville, Jerome Ball and J. Wesley
Ball, Rochester, N.Y., Knoxville, Barbara Page, Huntsville, Alabama, Brenda
Lewis and Saundra Ball, both of Anniston, Alabama; sisters, Annie L. Jenkins
and Mary Elizabeth, both of Pontiac, Mich., Ruby M. Ball and Betty Anne
Malone, both of Anniston, Ala.; brothers, Orrige J. Ball, Mark Ball and
Miles Ball, all of Anniston, Ala.; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren;
several devoted sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; devoted friend, Jimmie
Ruth Stephens Ball; a host of uncles, aunts and cousins. Family will receive
friends 6-7 p.m. Wednesday at Jarnigan's Chapel. Funeral service 1 p.m.
Thursday, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Rev. M.M. Solomon officiating. Interment
Highland Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.
BLAIR, PHYLLIS - age 48, of Sweetwater, died Sunday in a Sweetwater, Tenn. hospital. She was a member of First United Church of Christ in Sweetwater, where she loved to sing in the choir. Survivors: include three daughters, Willie Blair and Kim (Marcus) Johnson of Sweetwater, Tenn. and Lydia (Rev. Edwin) Benton of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sons, Mark (Renee) Blair of Knoxville, Tenn. and George Blair of Sweetwater, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; one sister, Annie Blair of Sweetwater, Tenn.; many nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at 2 p.m. at First United Church of Christ with Rev. Vant Hardaway officiating. Interment will follow at North Point Cemetery in Sweetwater, Tenn. M.D. Dotson & Son Funeral Home, Athens, Tenn., has charge of arrangements.
BLOOMER, LLOYD C. - age 73, of Knoxville, died 4:48 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee. He was of the Baptist faith. Member of Charles McKinney Lodge No. 433, F&AM. Survivors: wife, Evelyn Bloomer; daughter and son-in-law, Marlene and Martin Parks; grandchildren, Cameron Parks and Bethany Parks; sister, Virginia Kirkman; brother, Glenn Bloomer, all of Knoxville; brother, Bruce Bloomer, Seattle, Washington; special friend, Carl Cox, Knoxville. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Friday for a 2 p.m. graveside service and interment. Rev. John Jackson officiating. Friends may call at their convenience on Thursday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue, at Broadway.
BRADEN, ERNEST L. "POPS" - age 83, a former resident of Anderson County, went to be with the Lord, Monday, June 8, 1998, in Knoxville. He was a member of Community Baptist Church in Anderson County. Retired truck driver and a U.S. Army Veteran. Member of Anderson County Rescue Squad for 30 years. Preceded in death by parents, Melvin and Minnie Duncan Braden, wives, Catherine Taylor Braden and Ethel Hensley Braden; son, Charles Braden; brothers, Abnel, Dewey and Leon Braden; sisters, Dorothy Kidwell, Crystal Wright and Hazel Raby. Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Louis and Carolyn Braden, Rev. Calvin and Stella Braden, David and Pam Braden; daughters, Reba Braden and Vesta Moseley; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Vaudie and Elton McClellan; sister-in-law, Irene Braden; brother-in-law, Hayes Raby; several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Dr. Cathy Mathes and the staff at Hillcrest North. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McCarty's Woodhaven Chapel with Rev. Luke Kidwell and Rev. Archie Nelson officiating. Interment to follow at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton, Tennessee, The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at McCarty's Woodhaven Chapel, 160 Edgemoor Road.
CAMPBELL, LASIE - 1837 Linden Avenue, departed this life, June 9, 1998 at NHC Fort Sanders. Arrangements will be announced by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.
CARTWRIGHT, MRS. CONSTANCE - age 78, of Powell, passed away at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center, June 8, 1998. She was preceded in death by husband, Howard S. Cartwright. She is survived by two sons, Craig Cartwright and Lynn Cartwright; and one daughter, Donna Loveday; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at Highland South Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, 1998, with entombment to follow in the Highland South Cemetery Mausoleum, Mark Overton officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Highland South Funeral Home and Cemetery in charge of arrangements.
CORUM, BETTY D. - age 97, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday morning, June 9, 1998, at Hillcrest North. Member of Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur Corum; sons, Gene and Wilson Capps, Jimmy and Harry Akridge. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Jim Stephens; special beloved grandson and granddaughter, Harry and Joeann Akridge; several other grandchildren. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service at 1 p.m. Thursday. Rev. Jim Stephens officiating. Family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Mynatt's.
COX, EVELYN HENEGER EDMONDSON - age 76, of Knoxville, passed away quietly Monday, June 8, 1998, at her home after a brief illness. She was a former teacher at Midtown Elementary School in Roane County for 13 years. She also owned a day care for 20 years. She was a member of the Hillcrest United Methodist Church. Mrs. Cox is survived by her husband, Fred R. Cox; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Aloha Edmondson of Lancaster, S.C.; daughters and sons-in-law, Andre and Tom Swicegood of Harriman, Alice and the Rev. Donald Everhart of Vonore; stepdaughter, Madeline Tinnell of Roanoke, Va.; brothers and sisters, Edith Gilliam of Knoxville, Ernest Henager of Toledo, Ohio, Emma Jean Jones of Dutch Valley, Franklin Henager of Toledo, Ohio, Helen Bullock of Dutch Valley; grandchildren, Cathe Morton, Tommy Edmondson, Christy Ridley, Wes Bandy, Whitney Daniel, Tiffany Graves, Penny Bandy, Donald Everhart, Jr., Greg Everhart, Elizabeth Watkins; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and special friends. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at Highland South Funeral Home. Services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 1998, at Highland South Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1615 Price Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. Highland South Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 573-7300.
CROSS, RANKIN B. - age 79, of Mascot, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. Member of Third Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Doris Cross; daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Dan McCoy, Roberta and Bud McDowell; daughter, Arbutus Norton; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Jewell Cross; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Sybal Harville, Mildred Daniels. Service 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Tim Inklebarger and Rev. David McGinnis officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home 10 a.m. Thursday and proceed to Eastview Memorial Gardens for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Michael Smith, David Norton, Scotty Cross, Mark McCoy, Tim Cross and Jerry Cross, Mark McCoy, Tim Cross and Jerry Cross. Military honors will be provided by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mynatt's.
DUPES, MARION E. PARKER - age 77, of Louisville, Tenn., passed away Sunday, June 7, 1998, at Hillcrest Nursing after a lingering illness. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon A. and Christine Parker, Mike B. and Lori Parker; daughter and son-in-law, Marion E. and Ed Coleman; sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and David R. Masters; grandchildren, Missy Wilburn, Mike B. Parker, Jr., James Matt White, Desiree Parker, Barr Parker and Junior Parker. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's by 1 p.m. Wednesday and proceed to Bookwalter Cemetery for graveside service at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Gill Smith officiating. Pallbearers: Gordon and Mike Parker, David R. Masters, Sid Snelson, Sonny Huff and Wilburn Proffitt. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
FOX, FRANK H. - age 79, of South Knoxville, passed away Monday, June 8, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center. Member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Helen Fox; sister-in-law, Joan Maples; nephew and family, Marshall, Melissa, and Zachary Maples. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Woodlawn Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday for graveside services at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Harkins officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
GREENE, CAROLYN MARSHALL - age 54, of South Knoxville, passed away June 8, 1998, at her home. Member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church, where she lovingly taught preschool worship service for 14 years. Preceded in death by parents, Lee and Hazel Marshall; sister, Helen Litton; brothers, Kenneth and Bill Marshall. Survivors: husband, Wilda (Al) Greene; sons, Dagan Greene and Damon Greene and future daughter-in-law, Jami Chester; mother-in-law, Hazel Greene; brother-in-law, Tom Greene and wife, Pam; sister-in-law, Betty Horner and husband, Bill; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sevier Heights Baptist Church, Dr. Hollie Miller officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery and proceed to the graveside for an 11 a.m. committal service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to "A Time to Build," Sevier Heights Baptist Church, 3706 Sevier Heights Road, Knoxville, TN 37920. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Sevier Heights Baptist Church. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
HATMAKER, MR. JAMES MILTON - age 72, of LaFollette, passed away Monday, June 8, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center, Knoxville. Member of the Fincastle United Methodist Church, Stooksbury Masonic Lodge and Valley Star Masonic Lodge. Navy veteran of WWII. Preceded in death by wife, Helen in 1988, his father, Harvey Hatmaker and son-in-law, Don Johnson. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Erma Hatmaker, LaFollette; daughter, Diana Johnson, LaFollette; three grandchildren, Carla and Mackenzie Hatmaker, David Johnson, all of LaFollette; mother, Mrs. Ella Hatmaker, LaFollette; sister, Mrs. Mary Broyles, LaFollette; several other relatives and friends. Funeral services Wednesday 8 p.m. at Walters Chapel with Rev. David Lawrence officiating. Interment Thursdeay 10 a.m. at Fincastle Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday before funeral services with Masonic Rites conducted at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials be sent to the Fincastle United Methodist Church, Route 1, LaFollette, Tennessee 37766. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
HENSON, EDNA McDONALD - age 94, of Maryville, native of Chestnut Hill, Tenn., formerly of Knoxville, died Monday, June 8, 1998, at Colonial Hills Nursing Home. Member of Rocky Hill Baptist Church, Knoxville. Preceded in death by brothers, Alfred Edmonds and Floyd C. Edmonds; sisters, Elizabeth Hodge and Helen Wood. Survivors: husband, William H. Henson of Maryville; brothers, J.E. Edmonds of Chattanooga and Edward Edmonds of Morristown; sisters, Mamie Finchum of Newport and Fannie Boruff of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Chestnut Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jefferson County, Tenn. for a 2 p.m. graveside and interment service with Rev. Kyle Overton officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
HOBBS, SHARON THOMAS - age 41, passed away Sunday afternoon at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. A former member of Providence Baptist Church of Charlotte, N.C. She was president of "t" Inc. of Knoxville. Attended the University of Tennessee. Survived by husband, Randy Hobbs; son, Jeremiah Johnson; daughter, Margaret Estelle Hobbs, all of Knoxville; mother, Betty T. Thomas of Charlotte, N.C.; father, James A. Thomas, Seymour; paternal grandfather, Baxter Thomas of Greenville, S.C.; brothers, Baxter Thomas, Hemstead, N.C., David Thomas and wife, Gina of Wilmington, N.C., Mark Thomas of Sevierville and Andrew Thomas of Knoxville; several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial service 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Rev. Larry Carroll and Rev. Brenda Carroll officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Trinity United Methodist Church, 5613 Western Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. 37921. The family will receive friends 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements by Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
HORNBECK, ZADIE JONES - age 89, widow of Samuel A. Hornbeck of 590 Monroe Street, Madisonville, passed away 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at East Tennessee Health Care Center. Member of the First Baptist Church of Madisonville. Survivors: step-son, Gerald Edward Hornbeck, Santa Rosa, Calif.; two step-granddaughters; three step-great-grandchildren; nieces, Joann Jones, Chattanooga, Sandra Graves, Madisonville; nephew, Claude Jones, Madisonville; four great-nieces; three great-nephews; several other nieces and nephews; special friends, James and Laura Joines, Alcoa. Preceded in death by sister, Beulah Peterson; brother, Willis Jones. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Dr. Lon Shoopman officiating. Interment in Haven Hill Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
JONES, NELLE A. - age 79, died on Tuesday, June 2, 1998, in Madison, Wis. She was born in North Carolina on August 31, 1918, to the late George G. and Berta (Halyburton) Arthur. She married Mark F. Jones in 1941. Mrs. Jones devoted her life to her husband and children. Nelle spent her last year and a half living with her daughter and son-in-law in Madison, Wis. She is survived by and will be dearly missed by her daughter, Jeanne (Ramon) Sanna and their children, Deb (Todd) Bargman, Jen and Andy and her daughter-in-law, Thirza Jones and her daughter, Gretchen of Knoxville, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, mentioned above, and by her son, Mark, in 1987. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Thursday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park, for a 2 p.m. graveside and interment service with The Reverend Gail Brown officiating. Local arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MAPLES, JUNE ESTELLE - of Kodak, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at the family home. Native of Mascot. Homemaker and believer of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by parents, Webb and Pantha Curnutt; brothers, J.T. and Bill Curnutt; sister, Margaret Weems and Geneva Norton. Survived by husband, James W. Maples; sister, Katherine McCrary; several nieces and nephews and other family members. Family and friends will meet at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary and proceed to Pollard Cemetery in Kodak for a 10 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Jim Clayton officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
MARTIN, JESSIE PEARL - age 84, of York Avenue, Clinton, Tenn., died Monday at Methodist Medical Center. Born July 1, 1913, in Oliver Springs, Tenn. She was a member of First Wesleyan Church in Clinton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Martin Sr., her parents, Dave and Maude Gallion; daughters and son-in-law, Geraldine and John Mitchell, Betty Martin; son, Frank Martin, Jr.; brothers, Paul and Elmer Gallion. Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Alma Jean and Albert Free of Anderson, S.C., Carolyn Martin of Clinton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Earl and Brenda Martin of Murfreesboro, Tenn. Harold and Cindy Martin of Clinton; ten grandchildren, Ashley, Brian, Mark, Darrell, James, Leah, Terry, Tammy, Josh and Trish; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby Coward of Lake City and Bonnie Caswell of Clinton; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. Visitation will be from 6 -8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral services will be conducted 8 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel with Rev. Samuel Condon and Rev. Greg Howard officiating. Interment will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at McCarty Woodhaven in Claxton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.
MOORE, FRANK - age 93, of Ted Moore Rd., Dandridge, passed away Monday morning at Mariner Health Care Center in Newport. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of the New Beginnings Church of God and the Carpenter's Local #50. Survivors: wife, Wilma Manning Moore; daughters, Josie Collins, both of Dandridge, Janie Gunzenhiser of Indiana; sons, Roger Moore of Florida, Jack Moore, Burl Moore, both of Dandridge, Gerald Moore of Indiana; stepchildren, Allen Manning, Clyde, Patricia and Jimmy Carroll Edmonds; sister, Allie Gaddis; half-sisters, Novella and Beatrice. Funeral service Wednesday 8 p.m. at Farrar Dandridge Chapel with Rev. Mitch Woodson and Rev. Troy Duncan officiating. Graveside interment service Thursday 12 noon at Greenwood Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends Wednesday evening 6-8 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.
MOUNT, W. CHESTER - age 75, of Knoxville, passed away at 3:29 p.m. Friday, June 5, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith; a veteran of World War II; and a retired auto mechanic. Survived by wife of 49 years, Ruth B. Mount; sisters Jackie Bonds of Knoxville and Faye Webb of Dandridge; nieces, Sandy Lamb of Knoxville and Pat Thornton of Dandridge; nephews, J.D. Ball and Bobby Brooks, both of Knoxville. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Ron Bailey officiating. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.
MOZINGO, MR. MAURICE - age 77, of LaFollette, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Preceded in death by son, Donald. Member of Well Springs United Methodist Church, 33rd. degree Scottish Rite Mason, member of the Cynthia Masonic Lodge in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Marine Veteran of WWII, he was a member of 1st. Marine Division and fought at Guadacanal in the South Pacific, received several citations including the Purple Heart and Presidential Citation. Attended L.M.U. and Akron University. Retired from Westinghouse in 1976 as regional manager and operated his own business in Atlanta, Georgia, The Georgia Pallett Company until 1980 when he sold his business and came back to Powell Valley to raise cattle after his retirement. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Mary E. Mozingo, LaFollette; son, Jeffrey Mozingo, LaFollette; two daughters, Nancy Jane Goodbread and Katherine Thomas, both of Atlanta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Cameron and Nicholas Thomas, both of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Silas Mozingo, Stow,Ohio; sisters, Vada Norka, Stow, Ohio, and Betty Davis, Hammond, Indiana; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services Friday 1 p.m. at Well Springs United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Hill officiating. Interment at Arlington Memorial Park, Sandy Springs, Georgia. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the Hospitality House, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 or Wears Valley Children's Ranch, 3601 Lyon Springs Road, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday before services at Well Springs United Methodist Church. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
NEWMAN, REECE LEWIS - age 53, of Carroll Road, Morristown, died Monday evening at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He was the owner of Newman Construction and Fence Company. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a past member of the Optimist Club. He was preceded in death by father, Thales Newman. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Newman; mother, Elsie Godwin Newman; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Michelle Newman, all of Morristown; daughter, Lisa Newman of Newport; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Donnie Whitaker of Strawberry Plains; two grandchildren, Zackery Elliott and Nicholas Newman and three nephews. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Hamblen Memory Gardens with the Rev. Doug Smith officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Allen Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
NORMAN, GILBERT WILLIAM - 65, of Harriman, died Sunday at Methodist Medical Center. Born September 2, 1932, in Knox County, Tenn. Retired as a self-employed contractor. He was a member of Oliver Springs Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Chastine Norman. Survivors include his wife, Katherine Harris Norman; five daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and David Yarbro of Thomaston, Ga., Connie and Bobby Wright of Oliver Springs, Tina and Harold McCawley of Dayton, Tenn., Emma and Boggan Bates of Dayton, Tenn., Sandra Norman of Oliver Springs, Tenn.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Joanie Norman of Lenoir City, Gary and Stacy Norman of Chattanooga, Tenn., Larry and Neda Norman of Kingston, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews; sister and husband, Delsie and Kenny Stansberry of Seymour, Tenn.; brothers, Chris and wife, Emma Norman of Claxton, Glen Norman of Harriman. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. Funeral service will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, in the chapel with Rev. Roy Massengale officiating. Burial 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in charge.
NORMAN, WAYNE - age 62, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. A native of Knoxville, he was the son of the late Thomas and Mary Lou Wyatt Norman. Mr. Norman was an employee of the Rocky Hill Market for many years before becoming self employed as a home painting contractor. He was a member of the Lonsdale Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Janice Norman, Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Perry and Charlotte Norman, Atlanta, Ga., Michael and Mary Claire Norman, Chicago, Ill.; sister, Mary Jean Evans, Blaine; brother, Jim Norman, Mobile, Ala.; grandchildren, Holly Norman, Christopher Norman, Annie Laurie Norman and Max Norman. Mr. Norman is at Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 5315 Kingston Pike where funeral services will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10 with Rev. Mike Patty officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 6-7:30 p.m. The family and friends will assemble for graveside services at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11 at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
PFEILER, MR. WILLIAM ALBERT, JR. - age 53, a resident of 402 Northside Drive, died Monday at his residence. He was born in Oak Ridge, Tenn., July 10, 1944, a son of William Albert Pfeiler, Sr. and Margaret Benson Pfeiler and was raised in Norris, Tenn. He had been a resident of Lexington, N.C. for the past 20 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was an industrial engineer and was last employed with Alma Desk Company and Dar-Ran Furniture Company in High Point. On June 11, 1966, he was married to Miss Betty Anne Jolly, who survived of the home. Also surviving is a daughter, Mrs. Jody (Julie) Maxwell of Durham, N.C.; a son, William A. (Bill) Pfeiler, III of Denver, Colo.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Pfeiler, Sr. of Norris, Tenn.; a sister, Mrs. David (Diane) Wetzel of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Terry Pfeiler of Chattanooga, Tenn. and Bruce Pfeiler of Norris, Tenn. A private family memorial service will be held in Norris, Tenn. The family will receive friends at the residence Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements by J.C. Green and Sons, Inc., Thomasville, N.C. 336 472-7774.
QUEENER, GIFFORD MONROE - age 72, of Towe String Road, Jacksboro, passed away Monday, June 8, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center at Knoxville. Mr. Queener was a member of the Jacksboro Masonic Lodge No. 322, F&AM and the Scottish Rite Bodies of Knoxville. Monroe was a member of the Blue Valley Boys and had played the DoBro for different musicians. He played with Marshall Andy and had played at the Cider Barn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Infantry and served during World War II. Mr. Queener was preceded in death by his parents, James H. and Addie Miller Queener. He is survived by his wife, Doris Harkins Queener; sons, James W. and Daniel M. Queener of Jacksboro; daughters, Gail McGhee of NewBurgh, Indiana and LeeAnn Loomis of Jacksboro; grandchildren, James David Monroe Queener, Krystal Gail Queener, Todd and Chris McGhee, Michael Scott Queener and Cory Loomis; great-grandsons, Alex and Tristan McGhee; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Jean and Wade Boshears of Jacksboro; special friend, Red Harrison of Caryville and a host of other relatives and friends. Masonic services will be held at 7:50 p.m. Thursday, June 11, 1998, with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Don Whited officiating. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday before services. Interment will be noon Friday, June 12, 1998, at Jacksboro Cemetery with full military honors by the Volunteer Honor Guard. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
RITCHEY, BEN R., SR. - age 81, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday afternoon, June 8, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Nelson Street Baptist Church. A veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army. A retired employee of Union Carbide, K-25 after 33 years. Preceded in death by his wife, Mayme Sue Isbill Ritchey; parents, Anderson and Mary Russell Ritchey; four sisters and six brothers. Survivors: wife, Ruby Hatley Ritchey; children, Wilma (Tiny) Johnson, Linda Hickman, both of Lenoir City, Peggy Jacobs, Dola Selvage, both of Loudon, Ben Ritchey, Jr. of Philadelphia, Bobby Ritchey of Greenback, Evelyn Kelley of Knoxville and Larry Ritchey of Canton, Ga.; 17 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Della Cooper, Nellie Ritchey and Elsie Mae Brookshire; stepchildren, Linda Watson of Loudon, Marlene McNabb of Texas, Dyris Moore, Curtis Moore, Charles Hatley, Ernest P. Hatley and James A. Hatley, all of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews; step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Click Funeral home Chapel with Rev. Charles Carpenter and Rev. Howard Pratt officiating. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion Post 120 and VFW Post 5150. Graveside services and interment will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in the Corinth Cemetery with Rev. Randy Humphreys officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
WRIGHT, CLARENCE ROBERT - age 75, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday evening, June 8, 1998, at the Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. A veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army. He retired from X-10 ORNL after 35 years. Preceded in death by his parents, Ethel and Maude Wright and brother, Harold Wright. Survivors: wife, Margaret Turpin Wright; daughters and son-in-law, Vivian and Allen Monger of Lenoir City, Sandy Poe of Greenback; grandchildren, Tommy Shudan, Jason Shudan, Tricia Shudan Jenkins and Casey Poe; great-grandson, Stetson Jenkins; sisters, Marie Norman of Claxton, Jean Rogers of Knoxville, Faye Moneymaker of Knoxville and Sue Turpin of Oliver Springs; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Thursday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Chasteen officiating. Graveside services and interment will be 10 a.m. Friday, Lake View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
TAYLOR, RAY - age 71, Oak Ridge, died at the Methodist Medical Center on Monday, June 8, 1998, Baptist faith. Survivors include sister, Flossie Denton and husband, Jim, Oak Ridge; sons, Frederick "Fred" Taylor and wife, Janice; their grandchildren, Ian, Zachary and Sophia, all of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.,, Johnathan Taylor and his granddaughter, Jalyn Kelsey, Oak Ridge; adopted daughter, Liseth Blanco Rivera, Gauatamala, Mexico. Funeral service will be held in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary on Wednesday June 10, 1998, 8 p.m. with Pastor Ron Howard officiating. Graveside service will be held on Thursday, 1 p.m., Anderson Memorial Gardens, Clinton. Memorials may be made to The American Lung Association, National Cancer Institute, American Institute for Cancer, or access HTTP: 11 Cancemet. NCI.NIH. Gov. on the internet for donations and information. The family will receive friends Wednesday, 7-8 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.
WARD, WILLIAM VIAR, SR. - age 69, of Maryville, died Tuesday, June 9, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Logan's Chapel United Methodist Church. Survivors include: wife, Ann Ward; daughters, Janeen Ward of Maryville, Berta Ward of LaFollette; daughters and son-in-law, Tamara and Wayne Bradley of Georgia; son, William "Bill" Ward, Jr. of Maryville; grandchildren, Beth and Tiffany Bradley; sister, Virginia W. Barker of North Carolina. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Logan's Chapel United Methodist Church with Rev. Janice Cate officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at Logan's Chapel Cemetery for the interment service. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to Logan's Chapel United Methodist Church, 4626 Logan's Chapel Loop, Maryville, Tenn. 37804. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville, in charge.