Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries


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BOWLING, REBA C. - age 78, of Knoxville, died April 17, 1998. She was the widow of Sterling E. Bowling. Her survivors include: children, Paul Dockery, Clifford, Ronnie, Gary, Terry, Ricky, Debra (Sissy) and Kimberly Bowling, all of Knoxville; 32 grandchildren, Chuck, Debra, Clifford, Tracy, Dustin, Benny, Anthony, Brent, Brice, Shaundra, Gary, Marty, Tyler, Zachary, Lara, Danni, Vanessa, Amy, Christy, Amanda, Chris, Josh, Terry, Aaron, Emily, Ricky, Josh, Joseph, Dustin, Misty, Whitney, and Katlyn; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Evelyn of Ill. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. William L. Harvey officiating. Grandsons will be pallbearers. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

BROWN, GENE O. - age 66, of Lenoir City, passed away early Sunday morning, April 19, 1998 at Park West Hospital. Gene was retired from Yale Securities. A veteran of the Korean conflict serving with the Navy. Preceded in death by parents, Jesse Brown, Sr. and Maude McMurray Brown; brothers, Jesse Brown, Jr. and Ernest Brown. Survivors: wife, Flois Sams Brown; stepchildren and spouses, Charles and Sheila Craig of Lenoir City, Ann and Tim Selvidge of Knoxville, Greg and Pam Craig of Loudon, Gene and Pat Craig of Loudon; step-grandchildren, Jodi and Abbie Craig, Melissa Surber, Chad and Travis Selvidge, Natisha and Tangy Craig, Josh Craig, Diane Craig; step-great-grandchildren, Jordan and Evan Surber; sisters, Virginia R. Miller of Lenoir City, Ruth Meyers of Middlesboro, Ky., Bertie Scavarda of Rio DeJaniro, Brazil; brothers, Shelby Brown of Lenoir city, Alfred Brown and wife, Frances of Kingston; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 10 a.m. Wednesday at Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Tony Thomas and Rev. Jay C. Craig officiating. Family and friends will gather at 1 p.m. (CDST) at the Padgett Cemetery in Livingston for graveside services will full military honors conferred by the VFW Post 5062. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. 

BURNETTE, EUGENE E. - age 71, of Knoxville, died suddenly Friday, April 17, 1998, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Timothy Street Baptist Church. Retired from KUB with over 28 years service, also retired from Puralator Courier. An Army Veteran of WWII having served in the European Theater. He was preceded in death by first wife, Lillian Beaty Burnette; mother, Hazel Burnette Lee; and brother, Calvin and Jimmy Burnette. Survivors: wife, Mary Lou Beeler Burnette; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Joseph Ownby, Knoxville; granddaughter, Samantha Ownby, Knoxville; sister, Margaret Lee Reagan, Knoxville; stepdaughters, Mary Frances Yost, California, Shirley Burgos, Knoxville, Gail Courtney, California; very special friends, Ronnie, Debby and Dustin Dotson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday, Rose Broadway Chapel, Rev. Gibbs Hammond officiating. Family and friends will meet Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Tuesday for a 10 a.m. interment service. Military honors by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers: James Taylor, Jack Bright, Sr., Jack Bright, Jr., Rick Bright, David Kerr, and Richard Hunley. Family request memorial contributions be made to Timothy Street Baptist Church, 205 Timothy Street, Knoxville, TN 37914 in memory of Eugene Burnette. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

CARMON, JAMES SHIELDS, JR. - age 82, of Knoxville, died 3:20 a.m. Sunday, April 19, 1998, at NHC Healthcare of Knoxville. He was a member of Washington Pike United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Christian Service Sunday School and the Senior XYZ Club. Member of the Charles McKinney Lodge #433, Scottish Rite Freemasonary and Kerbela Temple of Knoxville. An Army Veteran of World War II. He was employed 37 years at Charlie's Pie Shop and later worked as a wholesale food broker before retiring at age 72. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Shields, Sr. and Eva L. Carmon; sisters, Doris Collins, Rebecca Wells, Mildred Ailor and Margaret Cate. Survivors: wife of 59 years, Sara M. Carmon; son, James F. Carmon; son and daughter-in-law, Robert E. and Elizabeth Carmon of Cleveland, Tenn.; grandchildren, Craig Carmon of Nashville, Tenn., Jeffrey Carmon of Owensboro, Ky., Brett Carmon and Chad Reynolds of Cleveland, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Emma and Hayden Carmon; sisters, Gladys Stallsworth of Knoxville, Eva Grim of Sevierville, Tenn.; several nieces, nephews and dear family friends. Masonic memorial service by Charles H. McKinney Lodge #433 F.& A.M. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel, followed by funeral service with Rev. E.A. Eldridge and Rev. James A. Dougherty officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Washington Pike United Methodist Church, 2241 Washington Pk, Knoxville, TN 37917. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

CERVONE, ANTHONY (TONY) JOSEPH - age 89, of Kingsport, Tenn., died Friday, (April 17, 1998), at his home with many of his family present. He would have celebrated his sixty-fourth wedding anniversary with his wife, Lucille Sarah Cervone on May 18th. Born in Meadville, Pa., Tony lived most of his adult life in Knoxville, Tenn. He retired from the State of Tennessee after seventeen years of service in the Department of Labor/Boiler Division. Tony and Lucille then moved to Florida for six years before relocating to Kingsport in 1989 where they shared a home with their granddaughter, Lori Elaine and her husband, Gary Lett, and their two great-grandchildren, Heather and Christopher. Tony was preceded in death by his daughter, Roberta Bernice Ailor; his parents, Dominick and Bernice (Longo) Cervone. Tony is survived by: his wife of sixty-three years, Lucille Sarah Cervone of the home; his daughter, Carolyn Grace (Cervone) Sampson; his son, David Meridith Cervone; sisters, Margaret Busatto, Carolyn Wykoff, Florence Hindle; his brothers, James Cervone, Johnny Cervone, and Jerry Cervone; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Tony's wishes were to be cremated and there will be no visitation or funeral. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation or the American Cancer Society. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Cervone. 

CLEMMER, FRED L., JR. - age 53, of Philadelphia, Tenn., died Sunday morning, at Nashville Memorial Hospital. He was an employee of The Tennesseean newspaper in Nashville. Preceded in death by mother, Lucille Harris. Survivors: father and stepmother, Ted and Margaret Clemmer of Philedelphia; sisters, Gail Clemmer of Michigan, Georgiana Harris of Washington State; brother, Roe Clemmer of Michigan; stepfather, George R. Harris of Madisonville. Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. William A. Yates and Rev. Dennis Daugherty officiating. Interment Hopewell Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Loudon Funeral Home. 

COLLINS, LUCRETA N. - age 65, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center after a lingering illness. Preceded in death by her husband, James Collins. Survivors include seven sons, Carl Reno, James, Wayne, Steve, Dale, Aubrey, and Alvin Collins; three daughters, Carolyn Ray, Lisa Lee, and Pam Chuddley; six daughters-in-law and three sons-in-law; one sister, Wanda Demico; 28 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Marble Hill Church of God with Rev. John Ridenour officiating. Interment will follow at Asbury Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

DICKEY, CHARLES H. - age 77, of Tallahassee, Fla., died Saturday, April 18, 1998. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, 1998 at graveside: Roselawn Cemetery in Tallahassee. The family will receive friends Monday, April 20, 1998, 6-8 p.m. at Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home, Riggins Road Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Heart Institute. A native of Morristown, Tenn. He was a writer for the Democrat, the Outdoors Column for 13 years. A veteran of WWII and Korean Conflict, a U.S. Naval Carrier Pilot, awarded the Navy Cross Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal and the highest (temp) rank lt. commander. Survivors: wife, Barbara ''Bunty'' Dickey; son, Steven Theg of Davis, Calif.; daughters, Kathleen Thegen-Crowley of Bahama, N.C., Barbara Ellen Theg of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.; brothers, David D. Dickey of Knoxville, Tenn.; six grandchildren. Culley's Meadowwood Funeral Home, Riggins, Tallahassee. 

COX, THELMA ALMEDA - 87, of Sevier County, died Friday, April 17, 1998. She was a member of Arlington Baptist Church and the widow of Paris S. Cox. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Donna Cox of Gatlinburg, Jerry and Shari Cox of Knoxville; grandchildren, Dennis Cox of Rosewell, Ga., Mike Cox of Knoxville, Cindy Cox of Dalton, Ga. and Penny Yount of Ft. Collins, Colo.; three great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet Monday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Ray Ridgeway officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

ESLINGER, RALPH T. (JACK ROCK) - 86, of New Market, passed away Saturday, April 18, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Blue Springs Church Of God. Preceded in death by wife, Ruth Eslinger; son, Jady Eslinger. Survived by daughters, Maxine Britt of New Market, Sue Houser of Pace, Fla. and Betty Joe Heath of Tipton, Ind.; sons, Charles and Billy Eslinger of New Market and Gene Eslinger of Strawberry Plains; 18 grandchildren; several great and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Eula Langston of Strawberry Plains; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Blue Springs Church of God with Rev. Ed Collins, Rev. Don Ingram and Rev. Charles Valentine officiating. Interment in Pleasant Grove (Piney) Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour before service. The family will receive friends Monday 7-9 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. 

FRITZ, GORDON CAMPBELL - age 82, of Tyler Place in Clinton, Tenn., passed away Sunday, at Methodist Medical Center. Before retirement Mr. Fritz was manager at Edwards Dept. Stores in Myrtle Beach and Charleston, S.C. Member of Westminister Presbyterian Church in Charleston, S.C. Son of the late George J. Fritz, Sr. and Alma Campbell Fritz. Veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. Survivors: wife, Elaine Spanos Fritz of Clinton; daughter, Patricia and her husband, W. James Price of Alexandria, Va.; sons, Gordon and his wife, Glenda Fritz of Beauford, S.C.; Jack and his wife, Brenda Fritz of Clinton; grandchildren, Gordon C. Fritz, III, Andresan D. Fritz, J. Patrick Price, Peter C. Price, Philip A. Price, Katherine E. Fritz and Ty Fritz; brothers, H. Lawrence and his wife Verdier Fritz of Charleston, S.C., George J. Jr. and his wife, Jeannette Fritz of Charleston, S.C.; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday at Ocean View Memorial Park in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Memorial services will be conducted 3 p.m. Tuesday at Westminister Presbyterian Church in Charleston, S.C. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Clinton, Tenn., in charge of arrangements. 

GENTRY, MARY WALKER - age 77, of Knoxville, passed away April 18, 1998, at her home. Mrs. Walker was a member of the Second United Methodist Church. Born May 7, 1920, in Knox County to the late Matthew and Sophia Kistler Waldner. Survivors: husband, Edgar R. Gentry of Knoxville, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, William A. and Barbara C. Walker of Corryton; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Bill Watts of Knoxville, Tenn.; grandchildren, James Brent, Buddy Walker of Knoxville, Carrie Wheeler of Greenville, S.C.; great-grandchild, Rilie Wheeler. Graveside service will be at 12 noon Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery with Rev. John Lawson officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:45 a.m. at the cemetery for the 10 a.m. services. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

GILLAND, M. OLIVER - age 89, of Townsend, died at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company, a member of ALCOA's 25 Year Club, a member of the Little River Lumber Co. Museum. He was preceded in death by a baby daughter; parents, William T. and Cora Gilland; brothers, Walter, William F., Commodore and Leonard Gilland; sister, Rosetta Strickland; great-grandson, Ryan Singleton. Survivors: wife, Leafie Dunn Gilland; sons and daughters-in-law, C.A. and Loretta Gilland of Maryville, Oliver and Lynn Gilland of North Carolina; daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Bobby Brackin of Townsend; daughter, Lois Jackson of Maryville; grandchildren, Debbie and husband, Mike Greaser, Bobby (Franny) and wife, Connie Brackin, David and wife, Janice Gilland, Jeanne and husband, Kelly Pearmain, Rebecca and husband, Ralph Martin, Amanda and husband, Mike Singleton, Lori Garner, Trent Gilland; great-grandchildren, Stephanie and husband, Gary Perkins, Kelly Greaser, Curt Brackin, Kacy Brackin, Kenda Roberts, Gregory Pearmain, Stephen Pearmain, Kayla Singleton, Christian Singleton; sister-in-law, Pauline Gilland of Maryville. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Monday in the West Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Darren Wigington and Rev. Byron Gibson officiating. Interment will be 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, West Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville. 

GREENE, EILEEN ALVIS - 55, of Kingston, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman. Retired from Martin Marietta/Y-12. Preceded in death by father, Floyd H. Alvis. Survived by husband, James F. Greene, Kingston; daughter, Ginger Eileen Walbrecht Branam and husband, Barry of Heiskell; stepson, Alan Greene and wife, Michelle of Harriman; mother, Tennie Grigsby Rutherford; brother, William Alvis and wife, Connie; and sister, Edith Barker and husband, Robert, all of Oak Ridge; mother-in-law, Ellan C. Gibbs of McMinnville, Tenn.; grandson, Tyler Branam of Heiskell; and step-grandchildren, Jace Greene and Garrett Greene of Harriman. Funeral services are Monday, April 20, 1998, at 8 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Mr. Martin Pyle officiating. Graveside services are Tuesday, April 21, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Knoxville. The family will receive friends Monday, April 20, 1998, from 7-8 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. 

GREEN, LANTY VELMORE - age 76, of Maryville, died Saturday, April 18, 1998, at the family home. He was a member of Monte Vista Baptist Church, Rockford Masonic Lodge No. 469, retired from ALCOA with over 30 years service and a member of the 25 Year Club. He was also a member of the United States Maritime Service and the U.S. Army. Preceded in death by parents, Issac and Carrie Green; brother, Robert Green. Survivors: wife of 54 years, Elizabeth H. Green; son, Dallas Green of Pennsylvania; daughter, Diane Renninger of Alcoa; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Michael Cronin of Georgia; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brother, Marshall Green of Maryville; sisters, Gwendolyn Smith of Maryville, Marjorie Blair of Maryville. Masonic service and funeral service will be 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Jerry Mantooth officiating. Family and friends will assemble for entombment at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville. 

HARKINS, CHARLES E. - age 70, a well known educator, friend, and mentor to countless students, died suddenly on Saturday, April 18, 1998, in Smyth County Community Hospital. Charlie was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred Grainger Harkins on April 19, 1992. He is survived by his second wife, Elizabeth Harkins of Marion, Va.; one daughter, Anne Lynn Harkins of Knoxville; two brothers, Jack Harkins of Bristol, Tenn., and Frank Harkins of Greeneville, Tenn.; one sister, Mary Jane Barb of Bristol, Tenn.; one stepdaughter, Emily Campbell of Bluff City, Tenn.; three step-sons, Mike Buchanan of Franklin, N.C. Doug Jarrett of Bluff City, Tenn., and Harold Jarrett of Georgetown, Ky.; four step-grandchildren, two step-great-grandchildren, several cousins, nieces, nephews and three aunts. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 21, 1998 at 2 p.m. at the Ebenezer Lutheran Church with Pastor James H. Bangle officiating. Emtombment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the service. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the building fund of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 1799, Marion, VA 24354. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-9 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is serving the Harkins Family. 

HOPSON, MRS. SANDRA G. (WALKER) - age 34, of Maynardville, passed away Sunday morning, April 19, 1998, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville after a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

LEMMINGS, MORRIS E., JR. - age 51, died Saturday, April 18 at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center after a brief illness. Mr. Lemmings was a native of Rome, Ga. He was a graduate of Berry College in Rome, Ga. and the Woodrow Wilson School of Law in Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Lemmings was an industrial hygienist for the Department of Energy in Oak Ridge. He is survived by his wife, Lucia Lemmings; daughter, Kimberly Lemmings; son, Morris (Trey) Lemmings, III, all of Knoxville; parents, Morris and Ruby S. Lemmings of Cartersville, Ga.; sister, Carolyn L. Waits, Woodstock, Ga.; brother, Dayton Lemmings, Taylorsville, Ga. His remains are at Highland West Funeral Home, 9913 Sherrill Lane where the family will receive friends Monday, April 20 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Highland West Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Nations officiating. Interment will follow in Highland West Cemetery. Highland West Funeral Home, 6932D9547. 

LAWSON, LAURA LeCOULTRE- passed away Saturday, April 19, at Fort Sanders Park West Hospital. Laura was born in Kingsport, Tenn. on September 24, 1962 to David George and Margie Humphreys LeCoultre. She was a member of Cumberland Baptist Church where she worked with children's activities. Mrs. Lawson received her B.S. degree from UTK and her M.S. degree from LMU. She was a teacher in the Knox County School System for 13 years where her love, enthusiasm, and spirit touched the lives of many special children. Her teaching assignments included South Knoxville, Lincoln Park, and Christenberry Elementary School. She was selected by Warner Brothers Studio as Set Teacher for the children starring in the movie ''The Client''. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Gilbert and Cora O'Dell Humphreys, Margaret Thompson LeCoultre. Survivors: loving husband, Charles Don Lawson; son, Dean Reed Lawson; daughter, Heather Susan Lawson; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Jackie Reed, nephew, Cody Allan Reed; grandfather, George H. LeCoultre. Services will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Cumberland Baptist Church with Rev. Hershel Chevallier officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-7 at the church. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery Wednesday. Pallbearers: Tony Lawson, Jeff Crisp, Joe Crisp, Kim Lawson, Mike LeCoultre, and Mark Smith. Memorials may be made in the form of donations to Cumberland Baptist Church Library or Mission House, Christenberry Elementary School Library, or a cancer society of your choice. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

LOVELACE, HELEN MARIE - age 76, of Dandridge, died Sunday, April 19, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville. A native of Knoxville, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Rose Newbert Galloway and member of the Deep Springs Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Albert F. Lovelace, Dandridge; daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Gary Tucker, Kodak, Jeannie and Bob Bates, Powell; sons and daughters-in-law, Albert F. and Annette Lovelace, Jr., Knoxville, and Randy and Shannon Lovelace, Knoxville; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Her remains are at Highland South Funeral Home, 9010 Valgro Road where the family will recieve friends, Monday, April 20 from 72D9 p.m. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Highland South Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Knight and Rev. Herbert Jones officiating. Interment will follow in Highland South Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be: Albert F. Lovelace, Randy Lovelace, Gary Tucker, Bob Bates, Chris Tucker, Robby Bates and Reggie Lane. Highland South Funeral Home, 573-7300. 

MANNING, MINNIE RUTH CAMPBELL - 88, died Friday, April 17, at Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Everette Manning and will be buried by his side in Woodlawn Cemetery. Since her husband's death, Mrs. Manning has made her home with her daughter, Dr. Dolores Manning Reagin and son-in-law, Dr. Ewell J. Reagin, first in Vermont and most recently in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The daughter of John Campbell and Edith Octavia Watts Campbell Headrick, Mrs. Manning was preceded in death also by her two brothers, Hillard Lee Campbell and William Richard Campbell; a sister, Grace Campbell; and in January by her beloved granddaughter, Deborah Kerr Reagin of Yellow Springs. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Dolores and Ewell J. Reagin and her son and daughter-in-law, Robert Louis Manning and Betty Jo Jackson Manning of St. Michael's, Md.; her grandchildren, Ewell Manning Reagin of Oakland, Calif., Brian Everette Reagin and his wife, Anne Williams Reagin of Wendell, N.C., John Nelson Reagin and Dr. Elliot Stern of Seattle, Wash., Teresa Manning Duvall and her husband, Donald and their children, Robert Matthew Browning, Joel Browning and Lee Duvall, and new great-great-granddaughter, Chase Elizabeth Browning, all of Easton, Md., Angela Manning Zimmerman and her husband, Douglas and their daughter, Katie Jo, all of Abingdon, Md.; sisters-in-law, Olive Belle Manning of Reseda, Calif., Johnnie Cross and her son, John Farris Manning of Raleigh, N.C. and Emma Manning of Pine Knot, Ky. Treasured life-long friends remaining in Knoxville include Hazel Bean, Mabel Harmon, Jean and Aubrey Dacus, John and Eleanor Stanberry and Anita Durham White. Mrs. Manning was a member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of Knoxville but also leaves friends in the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. Friends who wish to commemorate hr life may make donations of time and money to the church, charity or civic organization of their choice. Funeral 11 a.m. Tuesday, Berry Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

MYERS, MR. CARL R. - age 87, of Maynardville, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Sunday, April 19, 1998 at Wariota Heathcare Center. The family requests that anyone wishing to bring food please bring it to Alder Springs Baptist Church Comminity Building after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral arrangements incomplete and will be announced later by Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville. 

NEWMAN, MRS. RUBY P. - age 83, of Knoxville, died 11:25 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband of 63 years, Roy Newman. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, James and Shirley Newman; grandsons, Richard, Jeffrey, Christopher and Terry Newman, all of Knoxville; granddaughters, Kim Rives of Knoxville and Nancy Bevels, Fayetteville, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren; special sisters-in-law, Rossie Drummer, Alma Harkleroad, Louise Harkleroad, Jessie Newman, all of Knoxville and Betty Harkleroad of Detroit, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Charlie Harkleroad officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Bill Spurling and Bob Phillips. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

SHERRITZE, NORMA F. - age 35, of Hinds Creek Road, Maynardville, passed away suddenly 4:30 a.m. Friday April 17, 1998 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, Hines Creek Baptist Church, Rev. Mark Large, Rev. John Goin, Rev. Johnny Jones officiating with music by the Dunsmore Family. Interment Hines Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers: cousins. Arrangements by Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville. 

WALLACE, CLARENCE DEWEY (PAT) - age 72, of 8497 Hwy. 321 N, Lenoir City, went to be with the Lord early Sunday morning, April 19, 1998, at his home. Pat was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Retired from Warner Brothers Construction Co. Preceded in death by wife, Ola (Betty) Bell Wallace; parents, William D. Wallace and Texie Ann Clark Wallace; great-grandson, Cody Michael Raby; granddaughter, Kimberly Sue Graves. Pat was a caring husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be sadly missed by all. Survivors: childred and spouses, Patsy Humbard and James of Jefferson City, Clarence (Eddie) Wallace and Pam of Louisiana, Terry Wallace and Virginia of Loudon, Robin Akins and Wayne of Lenoir City, Tamara Dixon and Greg of Seymour; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Wallace of Madisonville; sisters, Edna Cheatham of Knoxville, Laura McMeary of Madisonville, Waunita Shaw of Loudon, Violet Harvey of Concord, Frances Brown of Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Bob Blankenship and Rev. Mike Evans officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge. 

WATERS, MARGARET LUCILE - age 94, of Maryville, died Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was the youngest and last survivor of the Enoch and Mary Ann Waters family. She was also a lifelong member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She retired in 1970 after teaching in Blount County for 47 years. Survivors include many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will assemble 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, for graveside service and interment at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Greg Long officiating. Family and friends may call at their convenience at Smith Mortuary or the family home at 3525 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville.

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