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BAILEY, MR. AUSTIN - age 54, of Black Fox Road, Washburn, passed away suddenly Friday evening, May 29, 1998. He was a member of Pennington Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, James and Pearl Nicley Bailey. Survivors: wife, Margaret Bailey, Washburn; daughters and sons-in-law, Patty and Wayne Lovelace, Debbie and Brian Sharp, all of Maynardville; son and daugther-in-law, Jim and Angie Bailey, Washburn; five grandchildren, Brittany and Matthew Lovelace, Josh and Chelsey Bailey, Baby Boy Sharp; brother, Elmer Bailey, Maynardville; sisters, Elsie Thomas, Barbara Ingle, June Hill, Jama Webb, all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 8 p.m. Monday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Richard Nicley, Rev. Gabril Haynes officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Tuesday, Boruff Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bryan Hill, Billy Joe Cox, Jr., Elmer Nicley, Tommy Webb, Keith Thomas, Rick Thomas. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

BENTLEY, PAULINE S. - age 83, of North Hills, passed away Saturday, May 30, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. Survivors: brothers, James Bentley of Louisville, Ky., W.S. Bentley of Cincinnati, Ohio; sisters, Margaret Hauther of Dunnellon, Fla., Bertie King of Knoxville; devoted niece, Nancy Jean Davenport and several other nieces and nephews. Graveside service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. Mike Segers officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive. 

BORDERS, BERTHA N. KELLEY - age 87, of Jefferson City, passed away on Saturday, May 30, 1998, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Paul Borders; stepchildren, Paul, Russell, Starlene, and Dextor Borders, Ricky, Beverly, Jeffery, Timothy, and Verda Tolle; several step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. Bill Romines officiating. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

BRACKEN, AMANDA LEIGH - age 93, of Knoxville, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital. Member of Fifth Ave. Baptist Church. Preceded in death in 1988 by husband of over 62 years, Curtis Lee Bracken; and by daughter, Barbara Jean Bracken. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Clarence E. Johnson of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dr. Steve Johnson and wife, Donna, Statesville, N.C., Kathy Johnson, Lori McKinney and husband, Mike; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brother, William H. Chambers, Jr., all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Wyatt Parker and Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

BRADY, RACY LEE - age 88, of Heiskell, passed away Sunday morning, at Methodist Medical Center. Member of Bishopville Baptist Church and Powell Lodge #582 F.& A.M. Retired from Knox County Sheriff's Dept. School Division. Former owner of Brady Construction Company. Survivors: wife, Helen D. Brady; sons and daughters-in-law, Clifford and Mollie Brady, Jack and Ruth Brady, Jim and Sally Brady, Gary and Betty Norman; daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda and Demi Elkins, Wilma and Howard Hale, Nancy and Bill Everhart, Jeanette and Eddie Lynch; daughters, Peggy Liford, Brenda DeFord; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Masonic service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel with funeral service to follow, Rev. Ed Bowne officiating. Family and friends will meet at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens 11 a.m. Wednesday for graveside service. Honorary pallbearers: Heiskell Volunteer Fire Department. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's. 

BRILL, FLORENCE C. - age 79, of Maryville, passed away May 31, 1998, at the family home. Survivors: daughter, Barbara Orr of Maryville; grandchildren, William Orr and Karen Etherton, both of Maryville, Brian Orr of Indiana; great-grandchildren, Vanessa and Michael Etherton; sister, Rose Witczak of Illinois. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Father Joseph Brando officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 860 Louisville Road, Alcoa, TN 37701. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

BROWN, NANNIE (WILLIAMS) - age 93, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away Sunday, May 31, 1998, at LaFollette Medical Center Nursing Home. A native and longtime resident of Jellico, Tenn. She was a member of South Knoxville Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Clarence B. Brown, Sr. (Sparkey); and granddaughter, Linda Brown Aaser. She is survived by sons, Wade Stanley Brown, Detroit, Mich., Clarence B. Brown, Jr., Knoxville, Tenn., Robert Lee Brown, Doraville, Ga.; daughters, Mrs. Willard (Ann) Brown, LaFollette, Tenn., Mrs. Kenneth (Nancy) Evans, Alcoa, Tenn.; grandchildren, Kimberly Brown Martin, Sherry Evans Coffield, Kenneth L. Evans, Jr., Lt. Mark Wesley Evans USMC, Dr. Wade Stephen Brown and Stewart Douglas Brown of South Carolina, Jennifer Ellen Brown and David Matthew Brown of Ft. Payne, Ala.; 11 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

CAIN, JACK (IVISON) - age 83, of Norwood Community, passed away Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. He was a member of Norwood Church of Christ and American Legion Post #2. Owner of Aunt Fannie's Fudge. He was a WWII Veteran of U.S. Army in Europe. Survivors: wife, Helen Cain; daughter, Jackie Thurman; grandchildren, Kevin and Julie; sister, Lucylle Osburn of St. Petersburg, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery with full military honors by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers: Kevin Thurman, Jack and Dean Hayes, Joe Rogers, Sr., Joe Rogers, Jr., Gary Rogers, Chris Cruze. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 109 Northshore Drive, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37919 or East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard, P.O. Box 27558, Knoxville, TN 37927-7558. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive. 

COLE, MURIEL MILLS - of Knoxville, died Saturday, May 30, 1998, at her home after an extended illness. She was of the Baptist faith . Preceded in death by parents, C.E. and Annette Newman Mills; and brother, Robert Mills. Survivors: husband, Billy Cole, Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Ida and Clyde Price, Dandridge; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ellis and Katie Mills, Florida, James and Edith Mills, Jefferson City, Joe and Pat Mills, California, Hal and Gladys Mills, Knoxville, Glenn and Gwenda Mills, Morristown, Charles and Betty Mills, Johnson City, Don and Sara Mills, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside and interment service. Family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

ERVIN, PATRICIA ELIZABETH - age 57, of Knoxville, passed away May 29, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by sons, Carl and Rex Ervin;and sister, Nancy Hayes. Born June 23, 1941, in Knox Co. to the late Sheridan and Mary Rose Nelson. Survivors: husband, Bobby Ervin; sons, Bobby David Ervin, Shane Ervin; daughters, Carla Holman, Nancy Cole; 11 grandchildren; sister, Ann and husband, Gary Leeper; brother-in-law, Tim Hayes. Services will be Monday at 8 p.m. at McCarty-Weaver Chapel. Graveside service will be at 12 noon Tuesday at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will meet at the funeral home to go to the cemetery. Pallbearers: Bobb Ervin, Eddie Burke, Leon Hayes, Gordon Ervin, Cliff Lane, John Palmer. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6-8. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

FOWLER, DR. ELIZABETH THOMAS - age 81, of Maryville, died after a lengthy illness at Asbury Acres Health Care Center in Maryville on Friday, May 29, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. J. Fort Fowler, a United Methodist minister in the Tennessee and Holston Conference for 39 years. A native of Birmingham, Dr. Fowler was the daughter of immigrant parents who came to America from Cornwall, England. She received her baccalaureate degree in biology from Birmingham-Southern College, graduating with Phi Beta Kappa Key and a Mortar Board in 1937. In 1940 she received a bachelor of divinity degree from Vanderbilt University. After raising four children, she returned to school in English, receiving an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Fowler was an extremely popular and creative teacher wherever she taught in public schools in Alabama and Tennessee, at Martin College in Pulaski, Tenn. (where her husband was the president) and most recently (from 1969-1981) at Maryville College. She loved her involvement with students, whether it was teaching classes, working with student papers or advising newspapers or annuals. She was always vitally involved in every aspect of campus life. In the 1970's she received the Outstanding Teacher Award at Maryville College and was selected as one of the outstanding educators of America. Dr. Fowler was known throughout the region for her colorful and lively talks on a wide variety of topics, which she presented to church, civic and college groups. Her area of specialty was the American Poet Vachel Lindsay, about whom she lectured widely. She also enjoyed taking college, church and community groups on study tours of England-searching for King Arthur, tracing John Wesley's travels, or studying cathedrals. Active in the Women's Society of Christian Service, the Wesleyan Service Guild and the United Methodist Women, she edited "Holston Women, A Journey of Faith" for the women's history task group of Holston Conference United Methodist Church. She also wrote materials for the board of discipleship of the United Methodist Church. In addition, she was active in the American Association of University Women. Surviving are her four children, Eleanor F. McCrickard and her husband, Donald of Greensboro, N.C., William J. Fowler and his wife, Virginia of Knoxville, Charles J. Fowler and his wife, Patricia of Gainesville, Ga. and Arthur T. Fowler and his wife, Penelope of Madisonville; also surviving are seven grandchildren, D. Scott McCrickard of Atlanta, Ga., Keith A. McCrickard of Charlottesville, Va., W. Shaun Fowler of Knoxville, Elizabeth A. and Mary K. Fowler of Madisonville and Robert and Allison Faucette of Gainesville, Ga.; her brothers, Leonard W. Thomas of Washington, D.C., Gerald A. Thomas of Millbrae, Calif., George R. Thomas of Birmingham, Ala.; her sisters, Louisa Griswold of Birmingham, Ala. and Bertha Hudson of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Church Street United Methodist Church in Knoxville on Monday, June 1, 1998, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Cabel Trent, Dr. Harry Howard, Rev. Reed Shell, Mrs. Annabelle Libby and Dr. Bain T. Stewart officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the chapel of the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the library of Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn., Holston Conference Pension Fund, P.O. Box 2506, Johnson City, TN 37605, Rejoice TV of Church Street United Methodist Church, General Scholarship Fund, Hiwassee College, 225 Hiwassee College Dr., Madisonville, TN 37354. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

HORTON, ERNEST EDWARD - of Maryville Pike, passed away Saturday, May 30, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. He was born in Whitesburg, Tenn. to the late John and Leatha Tate Horton. U.S. Army World War II Veteran. Retired from Southern Railway as a mail clerk. Dedicated member of Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church; served in various capacities during his lifetime membership. Survivors: devoted wife, Aurelia Rogers Horton; son, Frank Edward (Katie) Horton; grandson, Ryan Edward Horton; step-grandchildren, Amanda K. and Jason Stumbo; sister-in-law, Geneva R. Harden; nieces, Shirley (John) Sims, Sudbury, Mass., Margaret L. Lovely, Geraldine Hargraves, Almeda (William) Dockery, Joann Griffin; first cousin, Louise (Sanders) Thompson; a host of other relatives and many devoted friends to include the Lennon-Seney church family. Family will receive friends Tuesday, June 2, 12:30-1 p.m., funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Lennon-Seney Church, Rev. James E. Jackson officiating. Eulogy by Rev. Raymond E. White. Entombment Sherwood Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge. 

HUSKEY, IVA ALICE BAKER - age 87, of Maryville, died Saturday, May 30, 1998, at the family home. She was a member of Rockford Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Claborn and Sarah Baker; husband, Clarence Huskey; son, Wayne Huskey; grandsons, Gary Huskey and Gerald Day; nine sisters. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Leonard and Mary Huskey of Maryville; daughters, Alice Huskey Pearson of Maryville, Evelyn Huskey Moffett of Columbus, Ga.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Baker of Knoxville. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Monday in the West Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Russ Maples and Rev. Carlos Owenby officiating. Interment services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rockford Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Clark's Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday, West Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville. 

JONES, JESSIE E. - age 90, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Holston Hills Health Care. Member of Fairview Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Fred A. Jones. Survivors: sister, Susie Warren; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday, Eastview Cemetery for a graveside service, Rev. G.W. Fisker officiating. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's. 

KEITH, EDNA W. - age 67, of Knoxville, passed away May 30, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Park West Hospital. Mrs. Keith was a member of the Smith Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, W.A. Keith; and a son, W.A. Keith, Jr.; parents, Holbert and Clara Miller. Survivors: sons, Edward Keith, Larry and wife, Robin Keith, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughters, Barbara and husband, Kenneth Guyton, Ricki Rogers, Sandra and husband, Wayne Allison, Suzan and husband, Mike Monday, Michelle and husband, David Farris; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Roger Miller; sisters, Faye Callaway, Betty Rose Dorothy Wiggleton, Linda Sapough; several nieces and nephews. The service will be Tuesday at 8 p.m. at McCarty-Weaver Chapel with Rev. Jeff Callaway and Rev. Billy Callaway officiating. Graveside service will be Wedneday at 11 a.m. at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Pallbearers: David Farris, Jeff Keith, Terry Keith, Danny Gibson, David Craig, Albert Rose. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

KENNEDY, C.A. "CICERO", JR. - of Knoxville, passed away May 31, 1998, in Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. Graduate of Hiwassee College. Retired from KUB. Preceded in death by parents, C.A. and Bertha Jenkins Kennedy; brother, Joe Kennedy ; two sisters, Addie Lee Berry and Jeanette Bagwell. Survivors: one son, Joseph Michael Kennedy of Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, June 1, 1998, with services to follow at Gallaher Menoral Baptist Church, Knoxville, Rev. A.L. Neubert officiating. Interment at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 1998, in Sunset Cemetery in Madisonville, Tenn. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Gallaher Memorial Baptist Church Memorial Building Fund, 219 Gallaher View Rd., Knoxville, TN 37919. Kyker, Madisonville, in charge. 

LEAKE, HELEN - 78, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, May 30, in Baptist Hospital. She was retired from Knox County Food Service and was a member of Sand Branch United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin Franklin Leake; one son, Richard Franklin Leake; one daughter, Wanda Sue Leake; brothers, Earl and James Canup. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Floyd Vick; one son, Doug Leake; sisters, Ethel Williamson, Mary Conley, Margaret Wright, Barbara Woody and Bonnie Jones; and two sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Polly Canup and Lynn and Irene Hill. She is also survived by three grandsons and one granddaughter, William Leake, Bradley Leake, Douglas Leake, and Stephanie Vick Smith; one great-grandson, Ellery Richard Leake; special friends, Janie Harmon, Nettie Lawson and Laverne Leek. Funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday from the McCarty's Evergreen Chapel with the Rev. Louis Ketron officiating. Interment services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Asbury Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Buddy Wright, Billy Woody, Bill Jones, Gene Bass, Rusty Wright, and Rick Canup. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway. 

LONG, HELEN L. (WHITE) - age 69, of Knoxville, died 4:31 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church. Current secretary and former Sunday School teacher of the church. Member of Nilla Lane Circle. Preceded in death by parents, Madison Qualls and Lucille McGinnis; first husband, Herbert Franklin White, MD; sister, Mildred Owens. Survivors: husband, Ralph Long, Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Rebecca and Roger Hawkins, Knoxville, Barbara and Dennis Nichols, Birmingham, Brenda and Guy Chancey, Asheville, N.C.; stepdaughter, Donna Long, Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Terri White, Harold and Cammie White, Thomas and Pam White, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Jason, Tony, Angie, Clare, Ashley, Elizabeth, and Heather White, Jack Nichols, Erick and Kasey Jackson; great-grandchild, Alyssa White; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and George Lee, Halls; brothers and sisters-in-law, Darius and Mary McGinnis, Sundown, Texas, Earl and Mary Ruth McGinnis, Corryton; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Monday, Stevens Chapel, Rev. Garland James and Rev. Tom Ballard officiating. Family and friends will meet 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary to go in procession to Lynnhurst Cemetery for a 3 p.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers: Butch Capps, Bill Sharp, Dana Allen, Kermit Campbell, Roy Skeen, Arnold Baldwin. Honorary pallbearers: Cecil Tillery, David Uhlman, Charles Stiles, Mike Rose, Jack Gouge, members of the Fellowship Sunday School class. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway. 

LYLE, SARAH ELINOR DONALDSON - age 89, of West Knoxville, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional. Lifelong member of First Christian Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. Preceded in death in 1989 by husband of over 50 years, S.R. Lyle. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Ellen Ann Lyle Collins and Bob Collins of Eutawville, S.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Samuel Donaldson and Patsy Pratt Lyle; great-niece, Rachel Ann Hambright, all of Knoxville; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet 1:45 Tuesday at Calhoun Cemetery, Calhoun, Tenn. for a 2 p.m. graveside service and interment with Rev. William Lyle, Rev. Dan Donaldson, and Mr. Edwin Swartz officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Sam Lyle, Jr., Ben Lyle, Brad Lyle, David Witt, Joe Witt, and Bill Lyle. In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to the First Christian Church Building Fund. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

MALICOTE, ALVIS - age 85, of LaFollette, passed away Friday evening, May 29th, 1998, at the LaFollette Medical Center. A charter member of Demory Baptist Church, a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge #602, former road superintendent and deputy tax-assessor of Campbell County. He was a longtime employee of Mountain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity. Preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Malicote; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Malicote; daughter, Mary Elizabeth; and sister, Bessie Goins Rutherford. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Wanda M. and Carl Roberts, Kingsport, Margaret and Junior McNeely, LaFollette; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Jean Malicote, LaFollette, Mike and Debi Malicote, LaFollette; granddaughters, Tracy Roberts Thomas and husband, Robbie, Meredith Malicote Finstad and husband, Jacob; grandsons, Stacey Malicote and wife, Lisa, Tim Malicote and wife, Chris, Eric Roberts and wife, Tammy and Michael Malicote; great-granddaughters, Kayla Malicote, Lauren Malicote and Peyton Jo Thomas; great-grandsons, Timmy Malicote and Austin Thomas; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and relatives. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, June 1st at Demory Baptist Church, Rev. Conley Shepherd, Rev. J.L. Shoun and Rev. Hobart McCreary officiating. Interment Bakers Forge Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Sunday, May 31 at Cross Chapel. Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements. 

MONGER, JODA CLIMER - of Lenoir City, passed away early Sunday morning, May 31, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Joda was preceded in death by her parents, James F. Climer and Elizabeth Killian Climer; two brothers, John and Guy Climer; sister, Nessie Luttrell. Survivors are sisters, Stella Stalcup of Dayton, Ohio and Anna B. Perkey of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside service, Rev. Mike Gregory officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. 

RALEY, MR. JOHN HENRY - age 84, of Maynardville, born May 18, 1914, passed away 2:35 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. Preceded in death by daughter, Margaret Ella Raley; parents, Fate and Maggie Butcher Raley; seven sisters and five brothers. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Ruth Raley; daughters, Opal Cooper, Linda McCoy, all of Maynardville; sons, John Henry Raley, Karns, James Raley, Halls; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Carl Raley, Maynardville; several nieces and nephews. Interment 1 p.m. Monday, New Loyston Cemetery, Rev. Joe McCoy officiating. Pallbearers: Billy J. McCoy, Jamie Raley, David Raley, Richard Cooper, Tony Cooper, Jack Cooper. Honorary pallbearers all remaining grandsons. Arrangement by Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

ROGERSON, MRS. LORETTA M. - age 76, of Richardson Way, Maynardville, passed away 7:33 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, at Wariota Healthcare Center. She was of the Catholic faith and attended Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Knoxville. She is survived by daughters, Virginia McLemore, Loretta Zukowski, both of Maynardville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Graveside service and interment 10 a.m. Monday, Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Lyons View Pike, Knoxville with Father Daniel Clements officiating. Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge. 

STOUT, HERBERT ALLEN BUD - 66, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, May 30, at Life Care Center of Jefferson City. He was preceded in death by his father and three sisters. Mr. Stout was a member of Holston Baptist Church. U.S. Navy Veteran of Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife, Mabel Stout; mother, Jessie Stout of Strawberry Plains; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Donna Stout of Knoxville, William and Mary Stout, and Jack Stout of Strawberry Plains, and Joe and Barbara Stout of Columbia, S.C.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday from the McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Eric Rigon officiating. Interment services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday from Roseberry Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

STOWERS, MAYME JO McMILLAN - age 90, of Knoxville, and a former resident of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Athens, Tenn., died Friday afternoon at her residence in Knoxville. A native of Hamilton County, she was a daughter of the late Sam Houston and Carrie Wear Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, H.F. "Bo" McMillan; and her second husband, Arthur B. Stowers, Sr.; and a daughter, Susie M. Hay; and a son, Henry E. "Fuzz" McMillan. She was a member of Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church of Knoxville and was a former member of Mars Hill Presbyterian Church of Athens. She was a graduate of the University of Chattanooga and did graduate studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She was a member of ADPi Sorority, Cherokee Country Club and LeConte Club. She was an avid golfer and bridge player. Surviving are four granddaughters, Mary Kim McMillan, Knoxville, Susan Hay Tagler, Tampa, Fla., Sally Hay Alderman, Ocala, Fla. and Priscilla Hay Clifton, Sweetwater; grandson, Howard Hane Hay, Jr., Crystal River, Fla.; three great-grandchildren, Kristin Hay and twins, Trey and Kaitlan Hay; nephew, Judge, Lewis H. Conner, Jr., Nashville. Graveside service will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Dr. Bill Barron officiating. There will be no visitation. The family suggests that memorials be made to Hospice of East Tennessee, P.O. Box 22, Knoxville, TN 37901. Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of Mayme Jo McMillan Stowers. 

STRICKLAND, MARVIN B. - age 72, of Halls, passed away Saturday morning at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of the Methodist faith and Bright Hope Lodge 557 F.& A.M. Preceded in death by wife, Alta Strickland. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Larry Holbert, Brenda and Steve Brown of Knoxville, Pat and Craig Whitlock of Montana; son, Stanley Strickland of Knoxville; grandchildren, Rebekah, Kateland, and Makandl Whitlock and Nicholas and Mariah Brown and Isabella Strickland; sisters, Mary Strickland of Knoxville and Burty Jim Foster of Georgia. Service 8 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. John Holland. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for interment. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's. 

TILLEY, HUGH L. (CRIP) - 55, of 5701 Calloway Rd., Loudon, died 5:15 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 1998, at his home. Retired policeman for City of Loudon after 16 years. Preceded in death by daughter, Lisa Gribble; parents, Bill and Lottie Ward Tilley. Survivors: wife, Becky Blankenship Tilley; daughter, Erin Leigh Tilley; grandson, T.J. Gribble; sister, June Bivens; brothers and spouses, Gordon and Martha Tilley, all of Loudon, Benny and Diane Tilley of Detroit, Mich. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Doyle Thrasher officiating. Interment 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Davis Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home. 

TROTTER, LOUISE ALLEN - age 95, of W. Knoxville, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, at Little Creek Health Care. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Church. She attended Brenau College, Gainesville, Ga., where she was a member of Theta Upsilon Sorority. A 1926 graduate of the University of Tennessee. Member of the AOPi Mother's Club, American Association of University Women, Huguenot Society of Founders of Manak in the Colony of Virginia, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Colonial Dames, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the daughter of the Fred L. and Elizabeth Ann Welch Allen, a former mayor of Knoxville. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Jack Tarter, Dallas, Texas, Mary Reed and Bill Curtin, Hudson, Ohio; sons and daughter-in-law, C. Ross Trotter, Jr., Alcoa, Fred L. and Amy Trotter, Knoxville; grandchildren, Allen R. Trotter and wife, Becky, Phillip W. Trotter and wife, Johanna, Dana Marie Trotter, Chris Curtin, Tim Curtin and wife, Dee, and Joe Curtin; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday for a 10 a.m. graveside and interement service, Rev. Rob White officiating. Family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

WALLACE, MARY ELLENE HICKS - age 82, of Halls, passed away at Holston Health Care Center, Saturday, May 30, 1998. Member of Union Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Elmo Wallace. Survivors: sons, Ron Wallace and Bob (Dick) Wallace; daughter, Judy Wallace; daughters-in-law, Georgene Wallace and Kaye Wallace; granddaughter, Tammy Ehlers; grandson, Greg Wallace; great-grandchildren, Barry, Reagan and Maxwell Wallace. Service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Gary Vandergriff officiating with interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's. 

WIDNER, MRS. OLEETA STRADER - age 88, of Knoxville, passed away, Sunday, May 31, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, William T. Widner; eight sisters; two brothers. Survivors: daughter, Betty Horton Burress, Knoxville; grandchildren, Donna Horton Cotham of Nashville, Diane Horton Booker and Tom Horton of Knoxville; three great-grandchildren. Service 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Dr. James McCluskey and Rev. David McGill officiating. Family and friends will meet 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mynatt's and proceed to Bells Campground for interment at 10 a.m. Pallbearers: Bob, Mike and Kyle Meridieth, Ed Anderson, Glenn Seymour and Tim Burress. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at Mynatt's. 

WYLIE, MRS. MARGARET SEAL - age 87, passed away Saturday at Fort Sanders Parkwest after a lengthy illness. A native of Knox County she was the daughter of the late Dan and Cora Seal. She was a member of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Mrs. Wylie along with her husband owned and operated the Don Wylie Hardware on Cumberland Avenue. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Donald Benson Wylie in 1997; and her brothers and sisters-in-law, Roger and Lillian Seal and L.C. and Myrtle Seal. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Marty and Bob Maloney, Knoxville; grandson, Don T. Maloney; grandson, Robert A. and his wife, Rhonda Maloney; and great-grandsons, Brandon and Tyler Maloney; and several nieces and nephews. Her remains are at Highland Memorial Funeral Home where friends may call at their convenience after 1 p.m. Monday. Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, from the Highland Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum with Reverend Shirley Delap officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the service time. Memorials please be made to Lord's Chapel Sunday School Hour, 268 Peter Road, Knoxville, TN 37923. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.

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