Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries

CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY

First Name:
Last Name:


ANGEL, HAZEL WEBB - age 96, passed away Thursday, April 9, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: two nieces, Mildred Griffin and Edith Thompson of Knoxville; two nephews, Richard Smith of Knoxville and James L. Smith of Roanoke, Va. Family and friends will meet at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel by 10:30 a.m. Saturday to travel in procession to Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Delton Cochran officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

ARWOOD, JACK LOUIS - age 58, of Knoxville, passed away at his residence Sunday, April 5, 1998. He was a truck driver for MS Carriers with eight years service. Member of Victory Baptist Church, Millertown Pike. Preceded in death by father, LaFayette A. Arwood; brother, Dan Arwood. Survivors: wife, Rose Arwood; daughter, Heidi Landry, Coalfield, Tenn.; mother, Mary Drake, Miami, Florida; son, Robert Sliker, Maryville, Tenn.; daughter, Judy Nelson, Naples, Fla.; eight grandchildren; six brothers and three sisters. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, April 11, 1998, at 2 p.m., Rev. Chris Alford officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Thompson Cancer Survival Center, 1915 White Avenue, Knoxville, Tenn. 37916. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300, W. Adair Dr. 

BECKNER, WILLIAM J. - age 90, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, April 9, 1998, at Briarcliff Health Care Center. Retired in 1972 from Union Carbide Corp/ORNL where he was a Fire Dept. Captain. Member of the First United Methodist Church and the Tennessee Law Enforcement Assn. Preceded in death by wife, Agnes Davis Beckner, October 11, 1986; and by two sisters and five brothers. He is survived by daughters, DeLois Pugh of Clinton, Jo Brewer of Oak Ridge, Margaret Eckerd and her husband, George W. Eckerd of Knoxville; four grandchildren, Tim Stephens of Clinton, Shana Brewer and Mike Brewer of Oak Ridge, and Mark Arnold, Knoxville; four great-grandchildren, Joseph Stephens and Thomas Stephens of Clinton, Emily Arnold and Erin Arnold of Knoxville, and Brittany Brewer of Oak Ridge. Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 11, 1998 at 1 p.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with Rev. Ken Henderlight officiating. Memorials to First United Methodist Church, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. The family will receive friends Friday, April 10, 1998, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. 

BOWMAN, AGNES - age 66, of Dayton, Ohio, formerly of Smokey and Jacksboro, Tennessee, died Monday, April 6, 1998, in Franciscan Medial Center. She was born April 2, 1932, in Smokey, Tenn., the daughter of Harrison and Minervia (Burress) Keathly. She was a member of the Northridge United Baptist Church, had worked for W.A. Apple, Inc. of Dayton, and had retired from Proto Plastics, Inc. Tipp City. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Howard P. Bowman in 1979; her parents; five brothers and four sisters. Survivors include her sister, Bertha Byrge, Jacksboro, Tenn.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Ed and Peggy Bowman, New Carlisle, Ohio; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many loving friends. Funeral services 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Cross Funeral Home, Rev. O.P. Byrd and Rev. Bobby Ray Wilson officiating. Interment Jacksboro Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Cross Chapel. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home. 

BRANTLEY, MARY LOU STANDIFER - age 49, of Speedwell, Tenn., was born March 7, 1949, and passed away at her home April 7, 1998. She was a member of Braden's Chapel Baptist Church in Speedwell, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her father, Jack D. Standifer. Survived by husband, Ivo Brantley of Speedwell; son, Jack Brantley of Speedwell; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Liana Eldridge of New Tazewell; daughter, Renee Lax of Clarksville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; mother, Norma Jean Standifer of Tazewell; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Steve Lewis of New Tazewell; sister, Betsy Liford of Jonesville, Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Kathy Standifer of Tazewell; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Braden Chapel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service following at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 1998, with Rev. J.C. Monday and Rev. LeRoy Braden officiating and Vicki Edwards and Charolette Wilson singing. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday at Chittum Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers: Drek Edwards, Ernie Mac Clawson, Trevor Bean, Thomas Harrison, Joe Liford, Mike McNeil. Coffey Funeral Home in charge. 

CAMPBELL, MARJORIE BRADLEY - age 80, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at Farragut Health Care. Member Erin Presbyterian Church. Member of the Embroidery Guild, Chi Omega Sorority. Retired school teacher with Knox County Systems for 22 years. Graduate of The University of Tennessee. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur W. (Cotton) Campbell. Survivors: daughters, Sally Campbell, Knoxville and Susan Campbell Roe, Exeter, N.H.; grandchildren, K.C. Whitlow, Jennifer Roe, Jason Roe, William Head, Sara Head; great-grandchildren, James Whitlow and Emily Whitlow; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Erin Presbyterian Church with Rev. John Stuart officiating. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 8906 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37919. Family will receive friends following the service at the church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

CHURCHILL, LUCIUS LADDELL - age 82, of Knoxville, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church. Preceded in death by father, Lore Liddell; mother, Margie Ellison; husband, Miller Churchill. Survived by aunt, Ruth Williams and family of Iva, S.C.; cousins, Geneva Spady and family of Philadelphia, Pa., Mattie and Gladys Hollingsworth and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Charleen) Whittington, all of Knoxville; friends, Mrs. Charles Sain, Bertha Emory; and several other friends and relatives. The family will receive friends 1-1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Unity Mortuary Chapel with funeral to follow, Rev. Michael Broadnax of Bethel A.M.E. Church officiating. Interment in Highland Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. 

DALTON, MS. BARBARA JO - of Knoxville, entered into eternal rest April 7, 1998, at home.Preceded in death by sons, Charles and Martin; grandmother, Mrs. Dora Armstrong; aunt, Willadean Dalton. She leaves to mourn her passing: mother, Mrs. Alma Bibbs; daughter, LaRoyce, Sharon, Pamela and Joyce, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dameon, Jekemian (Jay), Janika, Niesha, William, TeAsia and Marissa; many special cousins to include Gwendolyn (Herman) Geter, Wayne (Lillian) and Kim Fears; and a host of other relatives to include the Armstrongs, Moores, Daltons and Murriels, all of Knoxville, the Kyles and Ruckers of Morristown; and many devoted friends to include Barbara Jean Castberry, Delores Higley, Inez Stewart, Mary Jefferson, Betty Smith, Barbara Blair-Ray, and the Blair family. The family will assemble at the home of Laroyce Dalton, 5200 Mohawk Drive. The family will receive friends Saturday at Jarnigan's Chapel from 12:30-1 p.m. Funeral service to follow at 1 p.m., Rev. Churchill Moore presiding, assisted by Rev. James Chesney. Eulogy by Rev. Roger Mills. Interment to follow in New Gray Cemetery. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge. 

DeMARCUS, JAMES M. - age 81, of Knoxville, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital. Mr. DeMarcus was a member of Byrams Fork Baptist Church, and also a member of the Blue Grass Association. Born May 20, 1916 in Harlan County, Ky., to the late Joseph Allen and Alice Moore DeMarcus. Preceded in death by his wife, Ethel DeMarcus; and by sons, James Wesley, Don and Lonnie DeMarcus. Survivors: son, Mack and wife Joann DeMarcus of Knoxville, Tenn.; son-in-law, Ira Charkosky of Avon Park, Fla.; daughters, Barabar and husband Bill Miller of Ocean Springs, Miss., Sue and husband George Miller of Knoxville, Pat and husband Dennis Shipman of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter-in-law, Rose DeMarcus of Dallas, Texas; sisters, Margaret Owen of Liberty, Mo., Lillian Rhea of Powell, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Edith DeMarcus of Knoxville, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; special friend, Senta Greene of Knoxville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. The service will be Sunday, April 12 at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Clyde Gray officiating. Interment will be at King Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 Saturday at the funeral home. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

DOCKINS, SARA (LYNN) - age 68, of Fountain City, died 7:37 a.m. (CST) Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She was a member of Flint Gap Baptist Church. Survivors: husband of 51 years, Ray Dockins; daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and Greg Little, Linda and Rich Wilson, all of Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Denise Dockins, Abingdon, Va., Ronnie and Sharon Dockins, Knoxville; grandchildren, Randy and Kenny Dockins, Matthew Little, Andy and Jake Wilson; step-grandchildren, Brandon and Daniel McGeorge; great-grandchild, Amber Dockins; sister, Bobbie Hubbs, Maryville; brother, Bud Randolph. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Stevens Chapel, Rev. William Bradley and Rev. Kyle Cates officiating. Interment will follow in Asbury Cemetery. Pallbearers: Randy and Kenny Dockins, Mike and Randy Randolph, Wayne Croley and Dan Dockins. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

DuBOSE, EMBRY ELLIS (DUB) - of Knoxville, passed away on Thursday, April 9, 1998, after a valiant fight with cancer. He was a retired mechanic from Colonial Trucking Company and a charter member and deacon of Payne Avenue Missionary Baptist Church. He leaves to mourn his passing: beloved wife, Edith Kelly DuBose; three children, E. Archibald DuBose, New York, N.Y., E. Maxine (Sam) Terrell, Atlanta, Ga., James Edward (Cathy) DuBose, Knoxville; four grandchildren, Jason E. Terrell, Atlanta, Ga., Edith Denise DuBose, Knoxville, Tonya (Robert) Cody, Fayetteville, N.C., Benjamin Hamilton, Jr., Texas; sister-in-law, Connie Hubbard, Lynchburg, Va.; and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 2:30-3 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Payne Avenue Baptist Church with the funeral to follow, Rev. R.S. Brown officiating. Entombment at Sherwood Memorial Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cancer Society or charity of your choice. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. 

FEASTER, LUCILLE VIVIAN GOLDEN - age 96, of North Knoxville, died Tuesday evening, April 7, 1998. She was a member of City View Baptist Church. Mrs. Feaster was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, D.R. Feaster and a son, Wendell Feaster. Her survivors include daughter, Mavis Conrad of Knoxville; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Feaster of Memphis; grandchildren, Patty Hong and Cynthia Brewer of Knoxville, Tom Feaster and Laurie Harwell of Memphis; great-grandchildren, Kristen and Tim Hong, Andrea and Tricia Brewer, Amy, Ashley, and Zach Harwell, and Ross Feaster, Emily and Charles Gray; as well as several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel by 10:30 a.m. Friday to travel in procession to Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Gene Hurley officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to City View Baptist Church, 2311 Fine Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

FORTENBERRY, JOSEPH HOWARD ''JOE'' - age 74, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. He was a retired glazier of 40 years. He was proud to serve in the United States Navy from 1942-1946 on board the ''Fighting Lady'' the USS Yorktown. Preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Violet Fortenberry; sister, Beulah Watson; brother, Harrison Fortenberry. He is survived by his wife, Marie Jeffers Fortenberry; daughter, Linda Kitts; son and daughter-in-law, Ben and Kat Fortenberry; son, Lonnye Fortenberry; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Chris Cameron; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; first wife, Jane Johnson Fortenberry, mother of his children. He was also blessed with loving family members and special friends. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Friday, April 10, 1998, at Fortenberry-Underwood Cemetery on Kodak Road for an 11 a.m. graveside service with Dr. Scott Thomas officiating. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

GOLDEN, LORAINE BOSHEARS - age 70, of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at her home in Clinton. She was a member of the North Clinton Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Sullivan; and by her parents, George and Eula Mae Smith Boshears. Mrs. Golden is survived by four sisters, Maude (Blanch) Patterson and her husband Edward of Clinton, Martha Mae Greenwood and her husband Clovis of Livingston, Tenn., Lucy Jean Ballanger of Kentucky, and Jewell Dean Jones and her husband David of Kentucky. She is survived by four sons, Ronny Golden, Harold Golden and his wife Linda, Charles (Rusty) Golden and his wife Kathy, and Ricky Golden and fiancee' Diane, all of Clinton. She is survived by one daughter, Jane Altum and her husband Robert of Clinton. Denice Inman Golden and Sherry Mingie are considered special friends. Mrs. Golden is survived by 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 10, 1998, at the Anderson County Funeral Home. The funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at the funeral home with graveside services following at Sunset Cemetery, Rev. Howard Bailey, Rev. Jack Taylor and Rev. Michael Leffew officiating. Arrangements by Anderson County Funeral Home, Clinton. 

GRIGGS, RICHARD LLOYD - age 67, of Maryville, passed away Tuesday evening at his home. After a long career in sales, Mr. Griggs retired from Ford Travel Inc. Preceded in death by father, Jack Griggs. Survived by wife, Marilyn Guthrie Griggs of Maryville; mother, Floyd Waller Griggs of Rockwood; son, Rick Griggs, son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Diana Griggs; daughter, Debi Thomas; stepson, Barry Brooke; stepson and daughter-in-law, Blair and Melanie Brooke; stepdaughter, Candace Fourman; six grandchildren; brother, Danny Griggs of Kent, Ohio; sister, Jacqueline Hannah of Rockwood, Tenn.; and aunts, Tansie and Vada Waller. At his request, Mr. Griggs body has been donated to medical research. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The University of Tennessee Forensic Anthropology Center, 250 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-0720. A memorial service is planned for a later date. Friends may call at the home. 

HENSLEY, MR. EARL JUNIOR - age 58, of Bull Run Road, Luttrell, passed away 11:43 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of New Friendship Baptist Church and was the son of the late Everett and Betty Sharp Hensley. Survivors: sisters, Virginia Sweet, Barbara Ann Wyrick, Linda Carroll, Cindy Buckner, all of Luttrell; Susie Hensley, Lisa Hensley, both of Knoxville; brothers, Edward Carroll, Kenneth Carroll, both of Luttrell, Ricky Hensley of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Sunday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Eddie Williams, Rev. Tim Muncey officiating. Interment Beeler Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jonathan Wyrick, Joey Carroll, Robert Carroll, Johnny Sweet, Doug Carroll, Bud Hensley. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

HOLT, MR. ROBERT LEE - age 74, of New Tazewell, passed away 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Greens Chapel Baptist Church, Knoxville. Survivors: sister, Marie Holt; brothers, Bruce, Gene and Ray Holt, all of New Tazewell, Johnny and Henry Holt, both of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Hubert Epperson officiating. Interment Big Barren Cemetery. Pallbearers: Carl E. Holt, Lee Porter Holt, Eugene Holt, Jr., Harold Ray, Junior Hurst, Leonard Ray Dyer. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

JARVIS, EDITH ELLER - age 92, of Clinton, Tenn., died Wednesday at Methodist Medical Center. Born March 8, 1906, in Grainger County, Tenn. Retired from South Central Bell, Clinton, after 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Jarvis; her parents, Reuben and Susan Elizabeth Eller. Survivors include nieces and nephews, Jack Crigger of Chattanooga, Betty C. Brewster of Oak Ridge, Maxine C. Sinnett of Daytona Beach, Fla., Donald Eller Crigger of Dayton, Ohio, Elizabeth McGriff of Gainesville, Fla., Marie Davis of Rogersville, Tenn. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, April 10, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Chapel, Clinton. Funeral services are set tentatively for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Tenn., with Rev. Lee Cate and Rev. John Clark officiating. Burial Saturday, April 11 at Liberty Hill Cemetery, Grainger County. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. 

LEWIS, EMMA FRANKENBERG - age 90, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at Shannondale Health Care Center. A charter member of First Lutheran Church, Sunday school teacher, pianist and choir member of many years. Preceded in death by husband, W.P. (Bill) Lewis and brothers, Alfred, Henry and Charles. Survivors: sister, Elizabeth Frankenberg of Knoxville; brother, Louis E. Frankenberg of Morristown; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rev. John P. Schulz officiating. Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

MANNING, LEONA BLAZER - age 81, of Maryville, passed away Thursday morning, April 9, 1998, at home. She was a member of Fairview Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Glenn A. Manning. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and James Gibson of Sevierville; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne Manning of Maryville, Joe and Pat Manning of Alcoa, Bill and Francis Manning of Jefferson City; ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Ruth Ailey of Alcoa and Ora Fain of Dandridge; several nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for graveside service and interment, Rev. Gerald Russell officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville. 

MAXWELL, IVAH MAE - age 88, of Knoxville, passed away April 9, 1998, at North Haven Health Care Center. Member of 5th Avenue Baptist Church. Retired from Baptist Hospital Pediatrics with 25 years service and also served as a Pink Lady for five years. Survivors: daughters, Billy Bailey, Columbia, S.C., Sarah Ellen Liendecker, Florida; grandson, Kurt Liendecker, Florida; granddaughters, Mary Ann Hubbel, Virginia Beach, Karen Porcelli, Maplewood, N.J., Shirley Bain, Tampa, Fla.; sister, Inez Brittian; friends, Wallace and Grace Read; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel with Rev. Wyatt Parker officiating. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive. 

McKENZIE, ADELE NORWOOD BROADY - age 78, of Maryville, died Thursday, April 9, 1998, at her home. She was a long time employee of The Daily Times, a graduate of Maryville High School and attended the University of Tennessee. She had a deep interest in Blount County and Tennessee history, especially history involving Sam Houston, active in Blount County War Dead Monument Project. She was a former member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, East Tennessee Historical Society and Mary Blount Chapter 133 Eastern Star. Mrs. McKenzie was a member of the auxiliary to Blount County Memorial Post 5154 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Sam Houston Memorial Association, Blount County Historic Trust, she was the first woman and also former chairman of the Blount County Jury Commission, Smoky Mountain Historical Society and member of the Vocational Education Advisory Committee in Blount County. She was the widow of Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Boyd McMurry McKenzie, also a native of Blount County and a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Navy. Survivors include daughter, Melinda M. Bryan of Chattanooga; son and daughter-in-law, Boyd M. Jr., and Regina K. McKenzie of Fayetteville, Ga.; grandchildren, Matthew B. Bryan, Laura A. Bryan, both of Chattanooga, Amanda McKenzie, Madeline McKenzie, Boyd McKenzie, III, Kenna McKenzie, all of Atlanta, Ga.; nieces and nephews, Sam and Margaret Broady, Jane T. Broady, Diana Mizell; cousins, Leroy and Connie Hershey, Joe and Iva McMurray. Friends will meet at 2 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Cemetery for a graveside service with Rev. Gale Keown and Richard Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. Memorials may be made to Historic Sam Houston Schoolhouse, 3650 Old Sam Houston School Road, Maryville, TN 37804; Blount County Library, 301 McGhee Street, Maryville, TN 37801, American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxvile, TN 37909; American Heart Association, East Tennessee Region, 4708 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909, or to a favorite charity. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville, Tenn. 

NEWMAN, IRENE LAWHORN - age 84, died Thursday, April 9, 1998. Member of Cumberland Baptist Church and Gleamer's Sunday School Class. Preceded in death by husband of 62 years, Paul M. Newman, Sr.; brothers, James and Taylor Lawhorn; sisters, Nannie Chamblis, Sarah Terry, Mary Russell, Martha Cross, Eulah Tipton, and Lucy Burgin. Survived by sons and daughters-in-laws, Paul M. Newman, Jr. and Linda Newman, Danny and Evelyn Newman; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Bob Palmer, Martha and David Hoffmeister; brothers, Bill and Carl Lawhorn; sister, Bertha Brown, ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Baptist Church with Rev. Hershel Chevallier officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service. Family will receive friends 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Baptist Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

O'NEAL, LEMON - of 128 Bertrand, Apt. 117-B, departed this life April 8th., 1998, at Holston Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary. 

RICE, NINA MAPLES - age 78, of the North Hills Community died suddenly 6:08 p.m. Monday, April 6, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Church Street United Methodist Church, member and teacher of the Christian Home Sunday School class, past president of the Knoxville District of the United Methodist Women and Church Street United Methodist Women, and was a lay minister of Church Street United Methodist Church speaking at over 50 United Methodist Churches in Knox County. She was a member and past president of the YWCA Board, Ossoli Circle, City Association of Women's Clubs, vice regent of the Bonny Kate Daughters of the American Revolution. Past president and member of the North Hills Garden Club. Survivors: husband, Edwin K. Rice, Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia Ruth and Raymond T. Noble, Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert B. Jr. and Bessie Atkins, Decherd, Tenn., Joe Paul and Kay Atkins, Knoxville, Jerry H. and Pat Atkins, Cleveland, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; brother, Charles E. Maples, Las Vegas, Nevada; several nieces and nephews. The body will lie in state from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at Church Street United Methodist Church with funeral service to follow at 10:30 a.m., Rev. William Fowler officiating. Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Rev. Cabel Trent officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the Christian Home Sunday School class of Church Street United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorials be made to Church Street United Methodist Church, 900 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

RIDENOUR, SYLVIA JOAN - age 58, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday morning, April 9, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Sylvia was a member of Kirk Hills Presbyterian Church in Knoxville. Preceded in death by parents, George and Laura Brown; Survivors: children and spouses, Susan D. and James M. Baker, Karen and Edward Ault, Mike and Laura Strange, all of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Christie Allen, Melissa Allen, Buddy Baker, Katie Baker, Bobby Ault, Billy Ault, Lindsey Strange; great-granddaughter, Jessica Allen; brothers, David Brown and wife Janet, Gordon Brown, all of England; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake View Cemetery for graveside services. Rev. C. Mark Gooden officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. 

SCOTT, MRS. LOLA KATE - age 83, of Powell, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Mrs. Scott was a former member of Oakwood Baptist Church, current member of First Baptist Church in Powell. Preceded in death by husband, Daniel E. Scott, Sr. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Evelyn and Walter (Pete) McAfee of Powell; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel Edward and Jean Scott, Jr. of Arlington, Texas; four granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Ted Huckaby officiating. Family and friends will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery Saturday for an 11 a.m. interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 600 Henley St. Suite 50, Knoxville, TN 37902. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

SHARP, ELLA VIOLET - age 67, of Luttrell, passed away 4:20 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 1998, at Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee. Member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by parents: Thomas Raymond and Pearl Odell Sharp; sisters, Onieta Cooper, Ruby Cooper, Canzada Corum, Estell Rutherford; brother, J.D. Sharp. Survivors: sons, Dwight L. Rutherford, David G. and Deliea C. Lyons; granddaughter, Delaina Jo Rutherford, all of Luttrell; loving sister and brother-in-law, Katheryn and Jim Black, Maynardville; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. Arrangements incomplete. Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville in charge. 

SMITH, LINDA CARROLL - age 72, of Sevierville, died Wednesday, April 8, 1998, at her home. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd ''Doc'' Carroll, who was recently inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. Survivors: husband, Cdr. Bill Smith, U.S. Navy Ret.; children, Sharon Brunson, Kathleen Mendoza, Wayne Smith; grandchildren, Taylor Brunson, Tammy Mendoza, Staci Smith, Ricky Uhl; mother, Grace Carroll; brothers and sisters, Tom Carroll, Colleen Schroeder, Isabel Christofferson, Beverly Ball, Mary Palmer; aunt, Jane Lammerman. Funeral service 4 p.m. Friday at Atchley's Smokey Mountain Chapel, Father Jay Flaherty officiating. Interment to follow in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Friday at Atchley's Smokey Mountain Chapel, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 

SOLOMON, KENNETH RAY - age 55, of South Knoxville, passed away Thursday, April 9, 1998, at his home. He was a loving husband, father and pappaw. He will be sadly missed by wife, Louvena Solomon; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and John Foster, Kim and D.C. Tipton; son, Kenny Solomon; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Kristy Solomon; grandchildren, Ashley and Jessica Solomon, Vanessa and Dalton Tipton, Chuck Hancock and Tiffany Foster; devoted aunt, Katherine Collins; devoted sisters-in-laws and brothers-in-law, Diane and Larry Downey, and Shirley and Jim Mooney; brothers, Richard and Joe Solomon; devoted friend, Larry Bailey. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday at Berry Chapel with Rev. A.J. Crawford and Rev. Joe McCoy officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Berry Funeral Home and proceed to Asbury Cemetery for a 2:30 graveside service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy. 

STEWART, REV. PAUL D. - age 78, of North Knox County, died Thursday, April 9, 1998. He was a member of Swan's Chapel Baptist Church and had owned and operated Stewart Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. after a career in Oak Ridge as a union local sheet metal worker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha; and stepson, James DeBord, Jr. Rev. Stewart is survived by his three sisters, Edna Hunsucker, Pearl Warwick and Nell Mantooth, all of Knoxville; stepchildren, Millie Grelson of St. Cloud, Minn., Joyce Brewer and Arnold DeBord of Knoxville, Earnie DeBord of Sevierville, Betty Selvidge of Roswell, Ga., and Barbara Griffin of Halls. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Elbert Kitts officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

THOMPSON, MARGARET C. (RITA) - age 87, of South Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 1998, at her home. Former senior vice president of Wood Agency Realtors, secretary for Phil Jones Oil Company, director of the Rationing Board during World War II. Preceded in death by husband, A.T. Thompson; daughter, Monte Jane Thompson; father, Harry H. Connelly; and mother, Monte S. Connelly; seven brothers and sisters. Survivors: special great-niece, Susan Wood Reider; nephews, Pat, Mike and Jerry Wood; nieces, Kay Blanc, Nancy Beeler, Betty Koon, Bobbi Garrison, Marilyn Lawhon, Jackie Rushing, Patricia Shetterly, Ann Connelly; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 1998, at Saint James Episcopal Church, Rev. Joseph H. Ballard, Jr. officiating. Interment Lynnhurst Cemetery. Pallbearers: great-nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917. Friends may call at their convenience at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

WAGGONER, DORCAS S. - age 78, of Powell, passed away at her residence Thursday, April 9, 1998, after a two year battle with cancer. She was a member of Cedar Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Claxton Waggoner; daughter, Patsy Hargrave, Palmdale, Calif.; brother, Joseph Webster, Rockford, Ill.; six grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Entombment services will be 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. Gary Beeler officiating. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.

First Name:
Last Name:


CEMSEARCH - OBITUARY CENTRAL - OBITUARY LINKS PAGE - SURNAME SEARCH UTILITY