Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|COFFMAN, EULA MAE - age 73, of Washburn, was born May 22,
1924, passed away on April 13, 1998, at Claiborne County Hospital. She
was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse D. and Effie (Atkins) Coffman;
sister, Ina Elliott and Dora Grambrel. Survived by brothers and sisters-in-law,
Ausburn and Sarah Coffman of Washburn, Maynard and Eva Coffman of Knoxville,
J.D. and Fern Coffman of Washburn; sisters and brother-in-law, Nell Brock
of Detroit, Mich., Faye and Cecil Blankenship of Washburn; several nieces,
nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 16, 1998, at Coffey Funeral Home Chapel, Tazewell, Rev.
Jerry Epperson officiating. Singers: Central View Singers. Pallbearers:
nephews, Coy Blankenship, Joe Blankenship, Leslie Coffman, Jessie Coffman,
Alvis Coffman, Boyd Carver. Interment Blankenship Cemetery. Coffey Funeral
Home in charge.
CRUZE, REV. HORACE A. - age 63, of Seymour, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge #366 and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Reba Cruze; two daughters, Mary Freeman and Jody Cruze; four grandchildren, Matthew, Shane and Adam Freeman and Michael Anderson, all of Seymour, Tenn.; one sister, Mrs. Ruby Largent of California; a special friend, Carl Keck. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at Highland South Funeral Home. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, at Highland South Cemetery with the Rev. Kenneth Stansberry officiating. Highland South Funeral Home and Cemetery in charge of arrangements.
CUNNINGHAM, LILLIE B. - age 67, of South Knoxville, passed away April 13, 1998, at UT Hospital. Survivors: husband, Roy T. Cunningham; sisters, Gladys Owen, Eula Browning, Charlotte Haviland, Knoxville, Edna J. Stevens, Heiskell; brothers, Hubert Jones, Townsend, Hobert Jones, Knoxville, Paul Jones, Atlanta, Georgia; several nieces and nephews. Graveisde service 1 p.m. Friday, Woodlawn Cemetery, Chaplain Steve Sexton officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeff Heaton, Larry Owen, Richard Browning, Bill Browning, Carl Cate and Darryl Cate. Honoraryh Pallbearer, Kenneth Jones. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
DUNCAN, JULIA L. - age 81, of Knoxville, a longtime Oak Ridge resident, passed away April 14, 1998, at Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Duncan; parents, Harry and Nell Carpenter; sisters, Sarah and Eleanor Carpenter. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Trace Duncan of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Charlene and James Seeber of Oliver Springs; stepdaughter and husband, Chloe and Don Paulhus of Rhode Island; grandchildren, Richard Childs, Caitlin Duncan, Kimberly Duncan and expected grandchild, Andrew Duncan; good friends, Ruth Phillips and Bill Hensley. Visitation 2-3 p.m. Thursday, April 16 with the service at 3 p.m. in the McCarty-Martin Funeral Home Chapel, Linda Judge McRae officiating. The interment will be at 4 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Memorial Park. McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
FAIR, MYRON F. - age 77, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Mr. Fair was retired as head of the Education and Training Section of the Health Physics Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He began his 37 years of employment at ORNL in October 1948 with Union Carbide Nuclear Division and retired from Martin Marietta Energy Systems in October 1985. While employed at ORNL, he taught at the Oak Ridge School of Reactor Technology and at Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Mr. Fair was also a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University and for the World Health Organization, taught international health physics courses in Stockholm, Sweden and in Mol, Belgium. From 1963-64, he took a year's leave of absence from ORNL to head the Health Physics Fellowship Office at the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies. He then returned to ORNL and continued to teach health physics, at the University of Tennessee from 1965-78, in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1975 for the Organization of American States and from 1984-85 at the Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community College. Mr. Fair was a charter member of the East Tennessee Chapter of the Health Physics Society and a former member of the Examining Panel of the American Board of Health Physics. He was also a contributing author to ''Principles of Radiation Protection,'' published by John Wiley. Born in Donora, Pa. on December 16, 1920, he was the son of Antonio and Amelia Panza Fair. He was a 1938 graduate of Donora High School and a 1943 cum laude graduate of Duquesne University, receiving a bachelor of science degree in chemistry. In 1947, he received a master of science degree in physics from the University of Michigan. Before employment with ORNL, Mr. Fair taught physics under the Armed Services Training Program at Duquesne University during World War II. From 1943-46, he was employed with the Cryogenics Laboratory at the National Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C. On March 16 1944, he married the former Mary Theresa King in Pittsburgh, Pa. The couple met while Mr. Fair was teaching physics to Air Force students at Duquesne and she was the nurse in the infirmary. According to the family, the students liked them both and decided to play Cupid by telling him ''Miss King is a pretty sweet girl'' and telling her what ''a swell fellow'' their physics instrutor was. After that, according to their engagement announcement, ''Cupid took things in his own hands'' when a cinder got in Mr. Fair's eye and he had to visit the infirmary. Mr. Fair was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Fair-Cope and her husband, Sam Cope and Mary Ann Galante and her husband, Robert Galante; and a sister, Enice A. Fair of Washington, D.C. A son, Myron King Fair, died earlier; and three sisters and four brothers are also deceased. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 17, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with the Rev. Michael Woods officiating. Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. A Rosary will follow the service. The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Building Fund at St. Mary's Church, 327 Vermont Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830. McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
FAULKNER, EDITH GLENN FRYAR - age 93, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. Member of First Baptist Church of Knoxville for over 50 years. Retired from John Bailey Company Insurers in 1981 after over 50 years of service. Preceded in death by husband of over 50 years, Arch Faulkner. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Robert G. (Bob) and Clara W. Faulkner; grandchildren, Carolyn Young and husband, Ricky, all of Knoxville, Michael T. Faulkner of Alexandria, Va., Patti Mumpower and husband, Kent of Gray, Tenn.; great-grandson, Christopher Mumpower; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Friday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Dave Ward officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
GRAY, VIVIAN DARLENE (MIDGE) RIDINGS - of North Knoxville, died Wednesday, April 15, 1998. She was a member of Elm St. Baptist Church and VFW Post 1733 Ladies Auxillary. Mrs. Gray was the widow of Kenneth Cecil (Toby) Gray, who died in 1997. Her survivors include sons, Michael Wayne Ridings and Dale Roberson of Georgia; daughters, Jackquline D. Carron, Shelia Rogers, Marie Worthington of Georgia and Wanda Rouse of Knoxville; stepchildren, Judy Rouse of Knoxville, Susan Sexton of Chattanooga, Kenneth Wayne Gray of Virginia and Jack Childress, Jr. of Michigan; sisters, Beatrice Branum and Eva Callahan of Knoxville; brother, Edward Ridings of Knoxville; 20 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday in Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. Keith Stapleton officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HAMMETT, JOHN A. SR. - age 76, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, after a lengthy illness. Survivors: wife, Irene Sumner Hammett, Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Ben Boyd, Dallas, Texas; sons and daughters-in-law, John A. Jr. and Brenda Hammett, Rockwall, Texas, Thomas S. and Marion Hammett, Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Helen Holbert, Kodak, Tenn.; brothers, James M. Hammett, Knoxville, Glenn R. Hammett, Kingston, Dewey Hammett, Ethridge, Leon Hammett and Charles Hammett, both of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Hammett is at Highland Memorial Funeral Home. The family and friends will assemble at Highland Memorial Cemetery for graveside services today, Thursday, April 16, at 11 a.m. with Larry Hammond officiating. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
HENDERSON, ANN D. - age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. Attended West Knoxville Church of God. Preceded in death by husband, William F. Henderson. Survivors: daughter, Pat Brogan, Knoxville, Tenn.; sons, Ronnie Reno, Knoxville, Tenn., Roger Reno, Detroit, Mich., Wm. C. Henderson, Madison Heights, Mich.; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Easler, Augusta, Ga.; brother, John Wesley Morrison, Athens, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday at Lynnhurst Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
HOLLAND, RETIRED COL. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - age 93, of Knoxville, died 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at Northhaven Healthcare Center. Last calvaryman of the Sixth Calvary. Served in New Guinea in World War II. Preceded in death by daughter, Barbara Ann Myers. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Bruce Mays, Knoxville, Sally and Sid Sentell, Powell; daughter, Patty Holland, Halls; sons and daughters-in-law, Benjamin, Jr. and Alda Holland, Laurel, Md.; son, Bill Holland, Powell; 21 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Richard E. Myers. Family and friends will meet at the entrace to Lynnhurst Cemetery 9:45 a.m. Friday for a 10 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Lewis Ketron officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
HOPKINS, JOHN WILLIAM (TEDDY BEAR) - age 74, died Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Preceded in death by parents, John W. Hopkins, Sr.; mother, Mrs. Martha Belle DePue Hopkins Moody; stepfather, Orion Jones Moody. Mr. Hopkins is survived by sister, Mrs. Martha Hopkins Blankenship; and brother-in-law, Charles W. Blankenship, Springfield, Tenn.; brother, Edward Hopkins and sister-in-law, Mrs. Kathryn Asbury Hopkins; niece, Mrs. Martha Hopkins Ford, Atlanta, Ga.; and nephew, Paul Hopkins, Knoxville; and grand-nephew, Michael Patrick Ford, age 2. Further survived by the family of the late Mr. Frank Seay and Mrs. Dorothy Seay, a resident at Brakebill Nursing Home. Close friends consisting of the family of the late Jerome Currie and Mrs. Lillian Currie, Knoxville; close friends, the family of Mrs. Stephanie Weatherford and her mother, Memphis. He graduated from the old Knoxville High School. Mr. Hopkins served in the U.S. Army in Europe, spending 3 1/2 years in World War II as a member of the Third Army. He was awarded the Bronze Star, two Major Battle Stars and a written letter of recognition signed by Gen. George Patton. In 1945, as the German regime collapsed, his unit was given the difficult duty of locating and liberating any survivors of Dachau Prison. At the end of World War II, Mr. Hopkins attended Heidelberg University assisting in a research and study of Berchegarten. While still in Europe, he attended the University of Biarritz, France, studing records of the atrocities committed by German forces. Graveside service 10 a.m. Friday, April 17th, Ol Gray Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16th at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HOPKINS, HELEN JOYCE - of Fayetteville, Tenn., passed away April 15, 1998, in Knoxville. Survivors: husband, Luther Hopkins of Fayetteville; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and David W. Long; grandchildren, Wilson and Elizabeth Long, all of Knoxville; sisters, Charlotte McFerrin and Peggy Smith of Blanche, Tenn., Hazel Hall of Columbia, Tenn., JoAnn Shelton of Huntland, Tenn. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, First Baptist Church of Fayetteville. Interment Blanche Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Fayetteville, Tenn. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Higgins Funeral Home, 213 E. Market St., Fayetteville, Tenn. Local arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HUGHES, AUDREY S. (MAMA) - age 95, of Knoxville, formerly of Birmingham, Ala., passed away Wednesday afternoon at Brakebill Nursing Home. Member of Westhaven Baptist Church. Survivors: daughter, Vivian V. Hardy of Knoxville; grandchildren, Susan D. Wolfe and husband, Leon, Edward Stephen Hardy, Jr., Sherry Joann Hildreth, Paul D. Hardy and wife, Karen; great-grandchildren, Mark Lakey and wife, Leslie, Mitchell Lakey and wife, Danielle, Dallas, Jessica and Rebecca Hildreth; great-great-grandchild, Morgan Lakey. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday, Westhaven Baptist Church, Rev. Tim McGhee, Rev. John Crawford officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Bob Wise, Bill Teffeteller, Kofie Korsah, Tom Hayes, Roger McCowan, Mike McCowan, Don Towe, Gary Williams. Interment 1 p.m. CST Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Westhaven Baptist Church. Mynatt's in charge.
HUNTER, JERRY - age 63, of LaFollette, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at LaFollette Medical Center. Member of the LaFollette United Methodist Church, LaFollette Masonic Lodge #623 F.& A.M., Knoxville Scottish Rite Bodies and Kerbella Temple, York Rite, Campbell County Shrine Club, Campbell County Scottish Rite Club, a member of the Tennessee First Families Organization, past president of Campbell County Historical Society, veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the board of directors of First National Bank, LaFollette, owner and operator of LaFollette Auto Parts. Preceded in death by father, Dewey S. Hunter. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Billie Sue Hunter, LaFollette; daughters, Mrs. Cindy Gardipe, LaFollette, Mrs. Karen Hunter-Lowery, Nashville, Mrs. Mary Ellen Hinson, Nashville, Mrs. Peggy Payne, St. Louis, Mo. and Mrs. Laura Micklon, Sumter, S.C.; mother, Mrs. Anna Hunter, LaFollette; 12 grandchildren; several other relatives and friends. Graveside service Thursday 11 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery with Rev. Don Thomas and Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the LaFollette United Methodist Church or Campbell County Shrine Club, LaFollette, Tenn. The family will receive friends from 9-10:45 a.m. Thursday at Walters Funeral Home. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette in charge of arrangements.
JOHNSON, ROBERT KYLE - age 67, of Knoxville, departed this life on Wednesday, April 15, 1998. Member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church. He was also a veteran of the Korean War. Retired from Martin Marietta after 37 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Roy and Cecile Johnson; brother, Donald Ray Johnson. Survived by wife, Bernice Johnson; sons and daughters-in-law, Robbie and Gina Johnson, David and Delly Johnson, Keith and Nancy Johnson; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Stan Hocker, Sharon and Mike Fansler, Cecilia Rose and John Bishop, Laurie and Rick Nelson; grandchildren, Alison, Kevin, Ashley, Lowell, Megan Rose, Jessica, Cory, Katie and Lauren; great-grandchildren, Briana and Mason; brother, Jimmy Johnson; sister, Sandra Butler. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Keith Johnson and Rev. Paul Lester and Rev. Charles Earl officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's Funeral Home, 9:15 a.m. Saturday and proceed to Milan Cemetery for interment service at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Building Funds of East Maryville Baptist Church and also Beaver Dam Baptist Church. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Mynatt's.
JOINES, ELLA MAE - age 58, of 106 Moatswell Rd., Loudon, died Tuesday evening April 14, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. Member of Old Fashion Baptist Church, Niota. Survivors: son and wife, Tony and Vera Kirkland, Madisonville; daughter, Shelia Kirkland, Sweetwater; grandson, Chad Kirkland, Loudon; step-grandson, Brandon Torbett, Madisonville; brothers, Buddy, Jimmy, Roy Grimes of Maryville; sisters, Donna Davis, Maryville, Judy Freeman, Sweetwater; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Roger Arwood officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Friday, Corinth Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Loudon Funeral Home.
KNIGHT, MAE E. - formerly of Knoxville, died April 13, 1998, in Clearwater, Fla., where she has resided for the past 25 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, B.C. ''Buck'' Knight; and sons, John Kyle Knight and Herbert W. Knight. Survivors: daughters, Hazel Connatser, Bellaire, Texas, Vina Lou Knight, Knoxville, and Chris Curtis, Clearwater, Fla.; sons, Jim Knight, Sweetwater, Richard Knight, Houston, Bill Knight, Knoxville, and Don Knight, Clearwater; 26 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Funeral 8 p.m. Thursday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Dillard Hagan officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Friday, Woodlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be sons and Tommy Ott. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
LUMPKIN, SARA RABY - age 57, formerly of Knoxville, passed away April 11, 1998, at her home in Upton, California. Member of Gillespie Avenue Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Jeanette Raby and sister, Wilma Jean. Survivors: sisters and brother-in-law, Alyce and Charles Moore, Jewell Ellis; brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Jeanette Raby; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 3 p.m. Friday for graveside service, Rev. Bill Romines officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Mynatt's.
McBEE, HELEN F. HILL - age 80, of Greenfield, Ind. Was born June 19, 1917, passed away on April 15, 1998, at Indiana. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar W. McBee. She was of the Baptist faith. Survived by sons, Eddie McBee of San Antonio, Texas, Stephen McBee of Greenfield, Ind.; sister, Minnie Lebo of Morristown, Tenn.; brother, Mont Hill of New Hampshire; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Funeral service 7:30 Friday, April 17, 1998, Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Fairview Cemetery at 10 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends 4-7:30 Friday at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell, Tenn. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.
McFALL, VERA OLIVE - age 97, of Lenoir City, passed away Wednesday morning, April 15, 1998, at her home. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, John C. McFall, Sr.; and son-in-law, Norman P. Berdan. Survivors: daughters and son-in-law, Helen and Larry Hawk with whom she made her home, Lois Berdan of Lenoir City; son and daughter-in-law, John C. McFall, Jr. and wife, Mable of Williamsburg, Va.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Friday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Gooden officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Lake View Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
McLENDON, LUCY ANN EPPES - age 60, of Cashiers, N.C., passed away April 14, 1998. Preceded in death by parents, Mary and Clarence Eppes and sister, Harriet Eppes Cunningham. Survivors include husband, Philip T. McLendon; sister, Mary Eppes House, Concord, Tenn.; nephews, Robert P. Murrian and Michael Cunningham of Knoxville, William E. House, Lenoir City and Steve Cunningham, Friendsville; nieces, Diane House Rule, Lenoir City and Missy Cunningham Sanford, Knoxville; godchildren, Rob Sanford and Albert Murrian, Knoxville; nine great nieces and nephews. Mrs. McLendon graduated from Central High School of Knoxville, Tenn., Gulf Park College, Gullfport, Miss. and The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Following her education, Mrs. McLendon moved to Atlanta in 1960 and lived there for 24 years working as a legal secretary and as an Administrative Assistant with the Georgia State Senate and as an Administrative Assistant to Speaker Pro Tem of Georgia House of Representatives. She moved to Friendsville, Tenn., in 1984 when her husband retired from Southern Bell. Memorial services will be held in the Fred Brown Chapel of First Baptist Church, Knoxville, Tenn. Date undetermined at present. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association or the charity of your choice.
NEILL, RANDOLPH R. ''RANDY'' - age 72, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 1998. He was retired as state manager of Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society after 27 years of service. Member of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church in Union City, Tenn. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hadie G. Neill; son, Ted R. Neill; sister, Naomi Fitz; brother, J.B. Neill. Survivors: wife of 50 years, Catherine Todd Neill; son, Steve Neill of Athens, Tenn.; grandchildren, Leslie G. and Ashley P. Neill of Athens, Tenn.; brother, Paul N. Neill of Savannah, Tenn. Graveside services 2 p.m. Friday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens with Brother John Daniel officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
PUGH, CLARENCE ALVIN, SR. - age 67, of 1234 W. Highway 139, Dandridge, died suddenly at 7:23 p.m. Tuesday evening, April 14, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a member of the Deep Springs Baptist Church and was the son of the late Roy and Rosa Redd Pugh, Mr. Pugh was a zinc miner of 40 years having recently retired from the Asarco Zinc Mines in Jefferson City. Surviving is his wife of 44 years, Mrs. Barbara McGowen Pugh of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Rose and Jim Shannon of Frederick, Md., Marlene and Jim Larsen of Portsmouth, Md. and Patti and Isa Cantrell of Dandridge; sons and daughters-in-law, Clarence ''Butch'' and Nancy Pugh, Jr. of Abilene, Texas and James and Lola Pugh of Charleston, S.C.; grandchildren, Angie, Misty, Jimmy, Elizabeth, Clarence, Allison and Raliegh ''Poppy's Special Buddy;'' and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday evening, April 17, 1998, from the Farrar Funeral Chapel in Dandridge with Reverend Herbert Jones officiating. The family will meet at the funeral home on Saturday, April 18, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. to travel in procession to Hillcrest Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday prior to services at the funeral home. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 162 E. Meeting Street, Dandridge, TN 37725, phone (423) 397-2711.
RAINES, LAWRENCE VERNON - age 64, of Knoxville, formerly of Petros, died at his home. He was retired from Lockheed Martin, a member of the Oliver Springs Masonic Lodge and a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces. He was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by father, Leander Raines and son, Lawrence Ernest Raines. He is survived by his mother, Nerva Raines of Petros; three sons, Douglas Vernon Raines, daughter-in-law, Kelly and granddaughter, Hannah Elizabeth and grandson, Samuel Benjamin, Danny Lynn Raines and granddaughter, Whitney Brooke, Donald Kevin and daughter-in-law, Shirley Barnes Raines, all of Knoxville; brother, Kenneth Ray Raines and sister-in-law, Jean Raines of Wartburg; sisters, Phyllis Raines Aiken and brother-in-law, Dr. Ed. Aiken of Chattanooga, Pat Raines Ferrell and brother-in-law, Joe Ferrell of Baxter, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews, neighbors and friends. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, April 16, 1998, from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Kenny Raines of Wartburg officiating. Family and friends will gather at Roane Memorial Gardens at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17, 1998, for graveside and burial services.
SATTERFIELD, DALLAS MARTIN - age 79, of the Gibbs community, passed away Tuesday morning at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church. Veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific. Retired from Robertshaw Controls with over 30 years of service as a welder. Preceded in death by parents, Marvin and Matilda Satterfield; brothers, Fernley, Paul, Henry, Delbert and Earnest Satterfield. Survivors: loving wife of 52 years, Edith Cleveland Satterfield; son and daughter-in-law, Doyle and Kathy Satterfield of Corryton; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Vernon Williams of Maynardville; grandson, Josh Williams; granddaughters, Jessica Satterfield and Shannon Satterfield; sister, Tilda Belle Kitts of Maynardville; brothers, Cecil and Carl Satterfield of Corryton; several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Dolly Young and staff of St. Mary's Home Health, Union County. Family and friends will meet 10:30 a.m. Friday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service at 11 a.m., Rev. Tom Markwood and Rev. Oliver Wolfenbarger officiating. Pallbearers: Mike Satterfield, Richard Kitts, Jeff Cleveland, Wayne Beeler, Dana Genua, Ronnie Calfee. Honorary pallbearers: Robert Long, Thurman Butler, Jim Clapp, Roscoe Thompson, Herbert Walker, D.C. Thomas. Military honors by East Tennessee Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Mynatt's.
SCANDLYN, DOROTHY ELIZABETH - age 87, of 1057 Ramblewood Way, Lexington, Ky., passed away Tuesday morning, April 14, 1998, at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. A native of Knoxville, Tenn., she was the wife of the late Randall G. Scandlyn; and mother of the late Mrs. Ervin (Betty Jo Scandlyn) Beeler. Member of Second United Methodist Church, Knoxville. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. William F. (Billie Sue Scandlyn) Gross of Lexington; two grandchildren, Chris Gross of Lexington and Mrs. Todd (Beth Beeler) Wheeler of Denver, Ohio; five great-grandchildren, Logan and Lauren Gross of Lexington, and Sierra, Courtney and Cameron Wheeler of Denver, Ohio. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Dr. Thomas Drinnen officiating. Friends will meet 2 p.m. Friday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside and interment service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
TERRY, EMMA LEE BELITZ - age 68, of Washburn, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, April 15, at her home. Mrs. Terry was a member of the Washburn Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husbands Harold E. Turner and Arthur Terry. Survived by son and wife, Walter and Dean Turner; daughter and husband, Angela and Gary Maness and daughter and fiance', Vicki Forouzesh and Dannie Godwin; stepchildren, Stanley and Steve Terry, Mary Ruth Capps, Edna Patterson, Sue Atkins and Debbie Sexton; grandchildren, Donna Pitts, Melissa Elliott, Chuck Patterson, and Scott Turner; three great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth Belitz and wife, Sue; sister, Ada Abbott. Services will be at 7 p.m Thursday at McCarty-Weaver Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Stubbs and Rev. Robert McCurry officiating. Graveside service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Family will meet at 1:45 p.m. at the cemetery for the 2 p.m. interment. Pallbearers: Wayne Turner, Darrell Turner, Roger Turner, Greg Phillips, Jeff Phillips, and Lester Walker. Honorary pallbearer, John Corbett. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements.
TINDELL, DOROTHELLA COPPOCK - age 66, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 1998. Owner and operator of Dorothella's Upholstery Shop. Member of Bethany Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Tindell; father and mother, L.G. and Linda Coppock; children, Charles H. Tindell, Jr., Rhonda Tindell; and brother, Drannon Coppock. Survivors: sons, Joel R. and James Brown; daughters, Brenda Stratton, Janie Glenn, Charlene Digby; sisters, Roberta Farris, Anna Chapman; and brother, Jack Coppock; stepson, Robert Tindell; 15 beloved grandchildren; 21 beloved great-grandchildren. Special thanks to nurses at St. Mary's. Service 2 p.m. Friday at Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Howard Hurst, Rev. Louie Branch officiating. Interment Macedonia Cemetery. Pallbearers: Scott Brown, Tony Stanford, James Brown, Chet Mehaffey, Robert Adams, Jesse Glenn. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Mynatt's.
WELCH, ORION THOMAS - age 82, of Louisville, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 14, 1998. He was a veteran of World War II and a member of the ALCOA 25 Year Club. He was a charter member and deacon of Hillview Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Annie Welch; sister, Hazel Welch; brother, Troy Welch; and special brother-in-law, Andy Brown. Survivors include wife of 48 years, Tommie Crabtree Welch; son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Linda Welch of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Kenneth Byrd of Tiger, Ga.; grandchildren, Micah and Jenny Welch of Maryville, Kameren and Kolby Byrd of Tiger, Ga.; sister, Lois Brown of Maryville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Velma and Roy Chapman of Friendsville, Wilva and James Newman of Maryville; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends. Funeral service are at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 1998, in the West Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Ronnie White, Rev. Arkie Baker, and Rev. Greg Williamson officiating. Interment is at 11 a.m. Friday, April 17, 1998, at Sherwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hillview Baptist Church Special Projects Fund, c/o Glenn Welch, 2801 Milford St., Maryville, TN 37804 or to the Gideons Memorial Bible Fund. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 1998, in the West Chapel. Smith Mortuary, Maryville, in charge of arrangements.
WELLS, FLOYD EARNEST - age 78, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, 1998, at Saint Mary's Medical Center after a long illness. Member and deacon of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church and a long standing member and past president of Gideons International. He was a professional photographer and retired from Sears Roebuck and Company as a division manager. Past president of AARP local chapter #59. Mr. Wells was the fourth great grandson of John Sevier, First Governor of Tennessee. Survivors: his beloved wife of 56 years, Margaret Heim Wells; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Angeline (Angie) and Dennis Fair; son and daughter-in-law, Frederick E. and Janet Wells, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Damon Wells Fair, Daniel Frederick Wells, both of Knoxville, Denise Wade; and great-grandson, Cypress Wade, both of Atlanta, Ga.; special nephew, Randy Wells; and special niece, Cheryl Minhinnett; sister-in-law, Bertha Wells, all of Knoxville. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, Rev. Wyatt Parker and Rev. Calvin Bailey officiating. Family and friends will meet at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Friday for a 10 a.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers: Don Jones, Tim Seniker, Randy Wolfe, Don Stanton, Eddie Shipe and Jim Moyer. Honorary pallbearers: deacons of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church and members of Gideons International. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1452, Knoxville, TN 37901. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Arrangements by Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
WILLIAMS, PAUL KYLE - age 77, of Madisonville, passed away 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 15, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville, after a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by his parents, Paul Kinser and Lucy Roy Williams. He was a member and deacon of Christianburg Baptist Church. Survivors: wife of 53 years, Eva K. Williams of Madisonville; nieces, Sandra Goode Ray of Sweetwater, Elizabeth Ann Goode of Valdosta, Ga.; nephews, Douglas Jerry Kile of Sweetwater, Robert L. Kile of Sweetwater, Steven K. Goode of Sweetwater; several great-nieces and nephews. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Friday in Kyker's Chapel with Rev. Darrel Cardin and Rev. Freddy Crabtree officiating. Interment to follow in the Christianburg Cemetery.