Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|BARKYOUMB, MAXIE LEE - age 63, of Philadelphia, Tenn.,
passed away June 4, 1998. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Preceded
in death by his wife, Peggy McNelly Barkyoumb. Survivors: daughters and
sons-in-law, Heidi Jean Barkyoumb, Wanda Kay and Daryll Hutcheson, all
of Sweetwater, Mrs. Jeffrey (Bonnie Ann) Moore, Philadelphia, Tenn.; sons
and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Sandy Barkyoumb, Virginia; Max Kevin Barkyoumb,
Phil., Tenn., and Christopher Barkyoumb, Sweetwater; 11 grandchildren.
Funeral service is 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 1998 in Sweetwater Funeral Home
Memory Chapel with Brother Norman Beckler officiating. Interment to follow
in Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 2-4
p.m. prior to the funeral in the Memory Chapel.
CHAMBERS, CAROLYN S. - age 64, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Monday at her residence in Bradenton, Fla., where she had lived since 1978. She was the widow of Victor G. Chambers and a member of New Covenant Presbyterian Church. She is survived by daughters, Vickie Kitts of Knoxville and Tina Jasper of Florida; sister, Donna Hodges of Texas; and grandchildren, Kevin and Courtney Kitts, and Sean Jasper. The family will receive friends 4-6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 1998, at Highland West Funeral Home. Family and friends will gather at graveside Sunday, June 7, 1998, at Woodlawn Cemetery at 3 p.m. for funeral services with Rev. Richard Elseroad officiating. Highland West Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. I-40 and Pellissippi Parkway on Sherrill Lane. 693-9547.
CHAMBERS, LELA S. - age 81, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, June 4, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Member of First LaFollette Baptist Church. Preceded in death by first husband, Oliver Hatmaker; second husband, John W. Chambers; parents, Frank and Ollie Shawn. Survived by sister, Pearl DeFord of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 8 p.m. Saturday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel with Rev. Raymond Long officiating. Family and friends will meet at 2:45 p.m. Sunday at Indian Creek Baptist Church Cemetery for a 3 p.m. interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Avenue.
DEMPSTER, JAMES W., SR. - of Knoxville, died suddenly Wednesday, June 3, 1998. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II. After attending the University of Tennessee, he worked for Dempster Bros. Co. until he retired as president of the business. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Warwick Dempster; and a son, John Warwick Dempster. Mr. Dempster is survived by his daughters, Janie Cassell, Cathy Dempster and Martha Key; son and daughter-in-law, James W. Dempster, Jr. and Cherie; five grandchildren, Laura Swisher, Cindy Goodwin, Scott Key, Jay Dempster and Jennifer Dempster. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery Saturday for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Peyton Rowlett officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Fred Ford, Jack Houston, Charles Lytle, Tom Dempster, Noel Yarbrough, Aubrey Cowan, Ted Lay, and Henry French. Contributions may be made to The Love Kitchen, P.O. Box 6839, Knoxville, TN 37914-6839 or to the charity of your choice. The family received friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
ELLIOTT, JANE D. - age 63, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, June 5, 1998. Member of Lonsdale United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women's Association. Former owner of Oceana Beach Motel, Sophie's Donut and Sub Shop, Sophie's Place Restaurant in Daytona Beach Shores Fla. She was a member of Civil Service Board of Daytona Shores, Fla. Preceded in death by parents, Joe and Sophie Dixon. Survivors: husband, John W. Elliott; son, John W. II (Butch) Elliott and wife, Sherma; very close cousin, Lois Owens and several other cousins. Funeral service Sunday 2:30 p.m. Berry Chapel, Rev. William C. Stooksbury officiating. Pallbearers: Kenneth and Jim Ailor, Bill and Bob Cox, Gary Fuller, Ed Stansberry. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
FARMER, MYRTLE JOHNSON - 96, of Clinton, Tenn., died Thursday at Methodist Medical Center. Born July 30, 1901, in Anderson County, Tenn. Mrs. Farmer was the great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Kinza Johnson, a surveyor, who came from Pennsylvania in 1797. He was one of seven men who selected the site and laid off the boundaries for the county seat of Burrville, now Clinton. Until seven years ago, Mrs. Farmer lived in Dutch Valley on a portion of the 640 acres Kinza Johnson purchased in 1805 from the holders of original land grant. Before her marriage to the late R. Mack Farmer, she worked at Magnet Mills as secretary to the president, after her children were in school she returned to work as a secretary at Stone and Webster and later at AEC. She retired in 1969. Her church, Pleasant Hill Baptist was always very important in her life. She held various offices in the church and community. She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Mack Farmer; her parents, Odus and Dora Johnson. Survivors include daughters, Carla R. Farmer of Oak Ridge and Mary E. and husband, Joe Magill of Clinton; sister, Creola Overton, with whom she made her home for the past seven years; three grandchildren, Elizabeth "Libby" and Angela "Angie" Magill of Nashville, Michael E. and wife, Deborah "Debbie" Ruyl Magill of Franklin; two great-grandchildren, Hanna and Peter Magill; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mrs. W. Clyde Farmer, Ruth Farmer McCarty and her husband, Jess, Carl Farmer and wife, Mable. In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorials be made to Pleasant Hill Church, c/o L. Allin Stephens, 122 Shanliver Road, Clinton, 37716. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral service will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Saturday, in the chapel with Rev. Herschel Barrington and Rev. David Hanes officiating. Burial 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Cemetery, Clinton, Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.
GREENLEE, MONROE (BUDDY) - age 66, of Seymour, formerly of Fountain City, passed away June 4, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Hospital. Member of Providence Baptist Church of Seymour. Preceded in death by parents, Jesse and Leeta Greenlee; and sister, Sue Payne. Survivors: wife, Sarah Greenlee; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Robin Greenlee; grandchildren, Beth, Christopher, Andera and Tamera Greenlee; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Clarence King of Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Brenda Greenlee of Corryton; several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday Mynatt's Chapel. Rev. Dallas Gibson, Rev. Charles Parker, Rev. Tom Robbins officiating. Family and friends will meet at New Gray Cemetery 2 p.m. Sunday for interment. Pallbearers: Ron French, David Arp, Clyde Loppaser, Doug Henry, Ernie Ford, and Winford Green. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, P.O. Box 127, Seymour, TN 37865. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.
HAGEMEYER, AGNES H. - age 72, of 5337 Hwy. 411, Madisonville, passed away Thursday, June 4, 1998, at her home. Attended Chestua Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School; retired Monroe Co. school teacher. Survivors: husband, James Hagemeyer; sister, Louise Cole, Elizabethtown, Pa.; stepchildren, Mr. and Mrs. David Hagemeyer, Rolla, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Gale Hagemeyer, Mr. and Mrs. William Looye, Beth Ann and Alexandria Hagemeyer, all of Nebraska, Winfred Kilpatrick, Madisonville, Jerry Kilpatrick, Sweetwater, Wilma Jean Swafford, Sweetwater; 15 step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 8 p.m. Sunday, Biereley-Hale Chapel. Interment 11 a.m. Monday, Westview Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
HARMON, EULA MAE - age 76, of Knoxville, passed away 1:00 a.m., Friday, June 5, 1998, at the family home. Member of Oakwood Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, K. Milton Harmon. Survivors: Jim Harmon, Knoxville, Eugene Harmon, Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Brenda Harmon, Knoxville; granddaughter, Shelly Meier; great-granddaughter, Addie Gail Meier, both of Arlington, Texas; sisters, Mary Fannon, Pennington Gap, Va., Barbara Lipscomb, Richmond, Va. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Greenwood Cemetery 2:15 p.m. Sunday for a 2:30 p.m. graveside service and interment. Rev. Ted Huckaby officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway,
HATFIELD, SALLIE B. - age 95, of Morristown, passed away Friday, June 5, 1998, at her residence. She was born in Sneedville, Tenn. and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Sneedville. After moving to Morristown, she became a member of First Baptist Church, and later she and her husband became charter members of Manley Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Ladies Reading Circle, D.A.R., and the Country Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Hatfield; parents, Thomas J. Harrison and Mattie Campbell Harrison; sisters, Mabel Drinnon, Lucille Holmes, Leona White, Bennie Harrison; brother, Wright Harrison; niece, Kathleen McEleen; nephews, Earl Drinnon and T.J. Harrison. Survivors include adopted daughter, Lucille Holmes Winkler of Morristown; nine nieces, Mattie R. Drinnon of Knoxville, Frances Price of Knoxville, Virginia Clabough of Maryville, Mary Elizabeth Wilson of Tampa, Fla., Wilma Lynch of Greeneville, Lois Edwards of Powell Valley, Betty Pierman of Tazewell, Ruth Pierman of Tazewell, JoAnn Lehrer of Morristown. Funeral Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 1998, at Manley Baptist Church with Dr. Richard Emmert and Rev. Tom Lynch officiating. Interment will follow at Jarnagin Cemetery. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday evening at the mortuary. Pallbearers will be Johnny Clabough, Bill Clabough, Chad Clabough, Tommy Price, Henry Bowlin, and Kenneth Seal. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
HODGE, FRANK - age 85, of Talbott, passed away Thursday evening, June 4, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church of Talbott. He had been an employee of Standard Knitting Mills, Berkline and Magnavox. Mr. Hodge was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Maude Hodge; brothers, Woodrow, Carroll and Billy Hodge; and grandson, Jerry Hodge. Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Belle Hodge; daughter, Cheryl Romines Bucca and special son-in-law, Robert Bucca of Talbott; son, Lonnie Hodge and special daughter-in-law, Barbara Hodge of Talbott; grandchildren, Danny Hodge and wife, Patricia of Talbott, Kim Hooker of Talbott, Connie Carroll of White Pine, Chris Romines and wife, Vicki of Morristown, Charlene Romines Spoone and husband, Joe of Morristown; great-grandchildren, Shane, Nicholas, and Jason Hodge, Jessica and Jeremy Hooker, Andrew Hodge, Lanny Carroll, Chance and Caylor Romines and Andrew Dickerson; sisters, Rose Lee LaVan of Oklahoma, Nina Guinn and Ruby Musser, both of Morristown. Funeral service will be held Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Parrott, Rev. Norman Turley and Rev. Clifford Haynes officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes before services. Interment to follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 7-9 p.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers: Delmer Hutchison, Lawrence Haney, Troy Roach, Blair Hill, Roger Purkey and Mike Bales. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
JONES, MISS CLEO - age 73, of LaFollette, passed away Thursday, June 4, 1998, at LaFollette Medical Center. Member of the Cedar Hill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Everette and Dora Jones. Survivors: sister, Mrs. Thelma Reynolds, Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Everette Jones, Jacksboro; three nephews; several other relatives and friends. Funeral service Saturday 8 p.m. at Walters Chapel with Rev. Owen Hatmaker officiating. Family and friends will meet Sunday 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery for interment. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
KILLION, BERNARD O. - 72, died Wednesday at his home. He was president of the old Killion Motor Express; an Army Veteran of World War II; a member of Christ Methodist Church, Big Spring Country Club, Highlands Wood Country Club in Bonita Springs, Fla. and the board of governors of the Regular Common Carriers Conference; and a former member of the Kentucky Motor Transport Association, Indiana Motor Trucking Association and American Trucking Association. Survivors: his wife the former Dorothy Thomas; a son, Bernie Killion; daughters, Donna Dever and Cheryl Boldrick; his stepmother, Ruth S. Killion; a sister, Regina Nolley; and two grandchildren. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday, Ratterman's, 3711 Lexington Road. Burial 12:30 p.m. CDT Saturday, Bethany Cemetery, Washington, Ind. Visitation 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Memorial gifts: Hospice of Louisville.
HUDGENS, ERSKINE HENRY, SR. - of Knoxville, departed this life on Friday, June 5, 1998, at NHC Healthcare Center. Preceded in death by sisters, Rachel Thomas, Mary Tillery, Bertha Turner and Ethel Eskridge; brothers, Lawrence Hudgens and James (Sam) Hudgens. Survivors: daughters, Nancy R. (John) Henderson, Chicago, Ill, Carolyn J. Beard, Des Moines, Iowa; sons, Erskine H. (Morine) Hudgens, Jr., Knoxville, Tenn., Terry Y. Hudgens, St. Paul, Minn.; sisters, Minnie Brown Davis and Louise McGinnis, both of Knoxville, Albert Hudgens, Norfolk, Va. and Cleo Steele (Eleanor) Hudgens, Detroit, Mich.; brother-in-law, Sylvester Curtis, Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Graveside memorial service will be held on Monday, June 8, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Highland Memorial South Cemetery, Rev. Dexter Jordan, Jr. officiating. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
KING, DARRELL BRUCE - age 35, of Kodak, passed away June 4, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. Preceded in death by father, Bruce King. Survivors: mother, Nancy Lewis King; brother, Harold King; grandmother, Lula King; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Family and friends will meet at Thorngrove Cemetery 2 p.m. Sunday for graveside service. Rev. Mike Vincent officiating. Pallbearers: cousins. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.
LASLEY, WILLIAM "MARSHALL" - age 71, of Seymour, passed away June 4, 1998, at his home. He was retired from the University of Tennessee and served 21 years for Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Veteran of U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church in Caryville, Tenn. Preceded in death by parents, Sherman and Dora Lasley; brother, Clifford Lasley; sisters, Thelma Chitwood and Frances Lasley. Survivors: wife, Jessie Lasley; sons, Curtis, Joe, Bill and Mike Lasley; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Jeffery Land; grandchildren, Zach and Jessica Land, Branden Lasley, Amanda Reagan; brothers, Willard, Herman, Ray, Charlie, Frank Lasley; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Glen Peachtree officiating. Interment Galilee Cemetery. Military honors will be by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
McCAMMON, JAMES T. - age 64, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away June 4, 1998. Member of Meridian Baptist Church. Graduate of Young High School. Served in the U.S. Army. Survived by sister, Dorothy M. Collins of Fayetteville, Tenn.; niece, Claudia Collins Morgan of Haverlock, N.C. He was the son of the late Walter and Agnes Sayne McCammon. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
MERRITT, THELMA JOHNSON - of Knoxville, died Tuesday, June 2, 1998, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Member of Episcopal Church of the Ascension. Survivors: husband, Jack P. Merritt; brothers, Ret. Col. W.W. Johnson of Lompoc, Calif. and Curtis L. Johnson of Pelham, Ala.; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Episcopal Church of the Ascension with the Rev. Gordon Temple officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 800 Northshore Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MONEYMAKER, J.C. - 68, of Clinton, Tenn., died Friday at his home. Born December 7, 1929, in Anderson County, Tenn. Retired from Martin Marietta, Oak Ridge. Hobby was old Ford cars. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Lucy Moneymaker; brother, Albert L. Moneymaker. Survivors include his wife, Sue Waggoner Moneymaker; daughters, Joyce and husband, Pat Nelson of Clinton, Mary Moneymaker of Knoxville; sons, Leslie Moneymaker of Knoxville, Henry Moneymaker of Claxton; six-grandchildren, Pamela "Toby" Nelson, Cristy Moneymaker, Vickie Moneymaker, Michael Moneymaker, Christopher Moneymaker and Eric Harden; and special nephew, Eddie and "Anita" Coward of Claxton; sisters, Dorothy Coward of Claxton, Vivian and Charles Kidwell of Rutledge, Tenn.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ira and Madeline Moneymaker of Knoxville, Bruce and Linda Moneymaker of Knoxville, Ronnie and Jacque Moneymaker of Claxton. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Church service will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, June 8, 1998, at the Riverview Baptist Church, Clinton, Tenn. with Rev. Don Hensley and Rev. Archie Nelson officiating. Burial, Monday, June 8, 1998, at Riverview Baptist Cemetery, Claxton, Clinton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.
NORTON, MR. HOMER C. - age 86, died Friday, May 29, 1998. Preceded in death by wife, Cora Alma Norton and daughter, Nancy Norton Williams. Survived by wife, Frances Roberts Norton; daughter, Carol Norton Finley and son-in-law, James Finley; grandchildren, Cari, Jimmy and Kati Finley; ; stepchildren, Rick Roberts and Marilyn Caruthers; sisters, Lois Biagiotti and Bettye Jones; brothers, Kenneth and Charlie Norton; step-grandchildren, Carter and Holly Roberts and Rebecca, Christy and Josef. Funeral service was held in the Woodlawn Chapel of Roses Monday, June 1, 1998, at 11 a.m. with Dr. Joe Stacker and Rev. Bob Norman officiating. Active pallbearers were family and friends. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Dynamo Sunday School Class of Belmont Heights Baptist Church. Interment was in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Arrangements were by Woodlawn Funeral Home, (615) 383-4754.
PHILLIPS, HARRY M. - age 65, of Sevierville, died Thursday, June 4, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Ruth Hurst Phillips, Sevierville; daughter, Jan Phillips, Sevierville; son, Rick Phillips, Knoxville; sister, Betty Jo Fortner, Powell; brother, Kermet Phillips, Sevierville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. W.A. Galyon and Rev. Kenneth Stansberry officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
PICKETT, ARMENTINE - of Knoxville, passed away June 5, 1998. Arrangements are incomplete. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge.
PURKEY, NELL C. - age 93, of 416 W. Louise Avenue, Morristown, passed away June 4, 1998, at Heritage Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Mrs. Purkey graduated from George Peabody College for Teachers, received her masters and E.D.S. in education at Vanderbilt University. She taught in the Bedford County Schools for 43 years. Her hobbies were physical fitness, gardening, serving and giving to others. Preceded in death by her husband, Coy Purkey. Survivors: stepdaughter, Rena Mae Blair of Morristown; stepson and daughter-in-law, Everett and Helen Purkey of White Pine; grandchildren, Carolyn Wills, Linda Caraway and Libby Overholt of Morristown, Mitzi Thornton of Chattanooga and Charles Purkey of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Wesley Wills, Stacy Coder, Angie Grisby, Claire Thornton, Sarah, Seth and Samuel Purkey. Services will be 8 p.m. Saturday at Mayes Mortuary with Dr. William Palmer and Rev. Danny Georges officiating. Graveside service will be 2 p.m.Sunday in Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
RIMMER, MILDRED MAY - age 75, of South Knoxville, passed away June 4, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. Member Gayland Heights Baptist Church. Survivors: devoted husband, Sanford B. Rimmer; daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Steve Merritt; son, Bill Rimmer; step-grandchildren, Steve A. Merritt, Audra V. Miller of Knoxville; brothers, Virgil Walters of New Castle, Ind., Vernell Walters of Middletown, Ind.; several nieces and nephews. Service 1 p.m. Saturday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Steve H. Merritt officiating. Interment Highland South Cemetery. Pallbearers: Mike Walters, Ron Walters, Robert T. Rimmer, Steve Alvin Merritt, John Miller, Bill Rimmer. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
SHEA, JUANITA WALKER - age 85, of Knoxville, died Friday, June 5, 1998. Member of Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. She and her husband were longtime restaurant/motel operators in Knoxville. Survivors: husband, James T. Shea, Jr.; children, James T. Shea III and wife, Barbara, all of Knoxville, Judy A. Shea of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, James T. Shea IV and Michael S. Shea and wife, Kelly; great-grandchildren, Rachel E. Shea and Michael S. Shea, Jr., Christian Wake Service 4 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Family will receive friends following the Christian Wake Service. Family and friends will meet 9:15 a.m. Monday at Calvary Cemetery for a 9:30 a.m. graveside service with Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
SHULAR, RUBY GRACE - age 87, of Sevierville, passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, June 5, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, M.A. Shular; son, Bob Shular; grandson, Frankie Shular; step-grandson, Robert Clabo. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Molly Shular, Delmar and Betty Shular, Larry Joe and Nancy Shular; daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Bill Justus; step-granddaughter, Wilma Stoner; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 1 step-grandchild; brother, Bill Parton; many beloved friends and church members; special friend, Ethel Rogers, former daughters-in-law, Iva Shular, Blanche Shular. Funeral service 4 p.m. Sunday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Ernie Coleman and Rev. W.A. Galyon officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Great-grandchildren will be pallbearers. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
STONE, ROY C. - age 77, of Knoxville, died at 7:27 p.m. June, 4, 1998, at Holston Health Care Center. He was a retired World War II Veteran and retired on June 8, 1980, as a senior master sergeant of the 119th Air Control Squadron at McGhee Tyson Air Base. He retired from the Y-12 Plant at Union Carbide after 28 years of service on July 1, 1982. Preceded in death by parents, E.O. and Mamie Stone. Survivors: wife, Faye Stone; daughters, Connie Holbert and Brenda Gibson, Knoxville, Marlene Steele, Xenia, Ohio; eight grandsons and four great-grandchildren; brothers, Glen Stone, Newton Falls, Ohio, Jim Stone, Steelton, Pa., Bob Stone, Como, Texas; several nieces and nephews and very dear and helpful friend. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 7, 1998, at 2 p.m. at McGhee Tyson Air Base with full military honors provided by East Tennessee Honor Guard and McGhee Tyson Air National Guard. Rev. Bill McCarter officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seven Islands Cemetery Association, c/o Agnes Houser, Trustee, P.O. Box 8017, Seven Islands Rd., Knoxville, TN 37920. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
SURBER, JOSEPH STERLING (STIRL) - age 82, of Harrogate, Tenn., was born February 29, 1916, passed away on June 4, 1998, at Claiborne Hospital. He was the son of the late Dr. Joseph G. and Nancy Ellison Surber. He was a member of the Forge Ridge Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Greer Surber. Survived by wife, Ruth Surber of Harrogate, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, Don and Ruth Surber of Prairie du Sac, Wis.; daughters and sons-in-law, Wilma and Charles (Bud) Chadwell of New Tazewell, Tenn., Linda and Jim Wright of Richwood, Ohio; foster son, Marion Williams and wife, Anna Byrd of Altamonte Springs, Fla.; sisters, Eliza Roberts, Mossie Massengill, both of Harrogate, Tenn.; two step-daughters, Patricia Freels of Knoxville, Tenn., Joyce Fultz of Cumberland Gap, Tenn.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 1998, Coffey Funeral Home, Harrogate. Scott Cemetery 10 a.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Coffey Funeral Home in Harrogate, Tenn., Rev. Gary Miller and singer, Linda Lankford. Pallbearers: David Surber, Mack Wilken, Rick Malinowski, Bob Lindsay, Scot Dedic, Nathan Massengill, Buster Greene, Junior Massengill, Christopher Surber. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.