Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|BORDEN, HOPE FAYETTA COOK - age 21 months, passed away
Sunday, April 19, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. Survivors: father, Mark Borden;
mother, Kristi Cook; sister, Nicole Sweet; brother, Marcus Borden; grandparents,
Roy and Faye Borden, Stoney Cook and Connie Cook; several aunts, uncles
and cousins; special devoted friend, Todd Anderson. Family and friends
will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday for graveside and
interment service at 2 p.m. Rev. James Branum officiating. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to the Hope Cook Borden Fund, c/o Connie Ruckart,
1506 Mingle Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921. The family will receive friends
7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
BRACEY, CHARLES L. - age 60, of Knoxville, died Monday, April 20, 1998. Arrangements will be announced later by Atchley Funeral Home in Sevierville.
BRADY, MR. ALLEN WAYNE - age 43, of North Kingston Avenue, Rockwood, passed away Sunday, April 19th. at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman. He was an automobile mechanic, of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Ann Brady. He is survived by wife, Rosemary Brady, Rockwood; stepsons, John Randall Dill, James Daniel Dill, both of Rockwood; father, Pete Brady, Rockwood; ex-stepmother, Darlene Brady, Rockwood; brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Marjorie Brady, Rockwood; half-brother, James Dean Brady, Rockwood; grandmother, Helen Dunlap, Rockwood; nieces, Jennifer Michelle Brady, Erin Leigh Brady, Rockwood; uncle, Charles Buddy Dunlap, Rockwood; mother-in-law and stepfather-in-law, Rebecca and Gene Brown, Knoxville. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Mr. Allen Wayne Brady.
BROWN, NETTIE MAE ARDEN - age 83, of Lenoir City, passed away Sunday evening, April 19, 1998, at the Baptist Health Care Center. Nettie was a member of Sixth Avenue Church of God. Preceded in death by husband, Anderson Brown. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Bettye Jo and Larry Tucker of Laurel Bloomery; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Sandra Brown of Lenoir City, Virginia Guettner of Kingston; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Boyd Arden of Tampa, Fla.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday Hawkins Chapel, Rev. Ernie Varner and Rev. James Bowers officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Lake View Cemetery for graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at Clicks-Hawkins Chapel, 102 B. St., Lenoir City.
BURNETTE, EUGENE E. - age 71, of Knoxville, died suddenly Friday, April 17, 1998, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center. 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. Arrangements by 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. Family and friends will meet Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. interment service. 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.
CARTER, HELEN SUMMERS - age 79, of Knoxville, passed away at Hillcrest North Sunday, April 19, 1998. She was of the Baptist faith and a former employee of Appalachian Mills. Preceded in death by husband, Beecher Carter. Survivors: daughter, Geraldin Castner; sister, Lura Nelson; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be at a later date. Arrangements by Roberts Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2112 E. Magnolia Ave.
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. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
COX, REX DAVIS - 59, of Lynchburg, Va., died Sunday, April 19, 1998, in Jasper, Fla. at a relatives home after a bicycle tour across Florida. He was the husband of Carol Keith Cox. Born July 20, 1938, in Knoxville. He was a son of Anna King Cox of Knoxville and the late William Carroll Cox. An alumnus of Young High School in Knoxville. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga earning a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. He earned a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland and a master's in engineering management from Georgetown University. His working career started in the Naval research lab, Counter Mearsures Division in Washington, D.C. He was employed with General Electric Mobil Radio in Lynchburg since 1967 which later became Ericsson and retired in 1997. He was a member of the Elfun Society. A past member of New Prospect Presybterian Church in Knoxville and Faith Lutheran Church in Oxon Hill, Md. He had been a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lynchburg since 1967. He served on church council and was a member of AAL. Active in his community. He worked for Habitat for Humanity and served as treasurer of the Mended Hearts Organization and was Boy Scout Troop leader of Troop 50. He was coach and trainer of the Brookville wrestling team since 1968 and a former member of Hill City Wheelmen. In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Ms. Kimberly Elizabeth Cox-Sacilotto and Robert C. Sacilotto of Standardsville, Va.; two sons, Mark Alan Cox of Powhattan, Va., Russell Keith Cox and his wife, Tina N. Cox; his granddaughter, Courtney Nicole Cox, all of Lynchburg; a special aunt, Dorothy Stansberry of Knoxville; three brothers and their wives, Billy F. and Wilma Cox, Boyd A. and Katie Cox, Cas V. and Diana Cox; a sister, Donna Ruth Darnell, all of Knoxville; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Georgia L. Keith of Lynchburg; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Donald R. and Mary Jo Keith of Memphis, Tenn. A memorial service will be held Thursday 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church with the Rev. John D. Herman officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday 7-8:30 p.m. at Diuguid Waterick Chapel. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the Rex Cox Memorial Fund, c/o Brookville High School Wrestling or the American Heart Association. Diuguid Funeral Home, Lynchburg in charge.
FIELD, WILLIAM DOUGLAS (BILL) - 65, former longtime Dickson County executive died suddenly Saturday afternoon, April 18, 1998, in Owensboro, Ky. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Lightfoot Field; his sons, William Douglas (Doug) Field, Jr. and his wife, Paula of Owensboro, Ky. and Stephen Levader (Steve) Field of Dickson; his grandchildren, Matthew and Nathan Field; his brothers, Sam and Jim Field, both of Dickson. Funeral services Tuesday, April 21, 1998, at 3:30 p.m. from the First Baptist Church in Dickson with Warren Medley, Dr. Don McCoy, Dr. Jim Chatham and Bro. Robert Cullom officiating. His remains will lie in state from 1:30 p.m. until time of service Tuesday. Active pallbearers will be nephews and friends. Hononary: Odds and Ends Sunday School class, Dickson County Courthouse officials and employees, Dickson County commissioners, friends of the Grand Ole Hatchery, Dickson Rotary Club, Larry Ramsey, Dennis Petty, Allan Kerns, deacons of First Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the building fund of First Baptist Church, United Way or Bellevue Baptist Church of Owensboro, Ky. Interment to follow in the Dickson Union Cemetery. Services under the direction of Taylor Funeral Home, Dickson, Tenn., 446-2808.
FARTHING, HELEN LONG SCOTT - age 80, a resident of Kennard, Ind. since 1939 and a retired public school teacher passed away Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. Farthing was born in Morgan County, Tenn. to Leonidas H. and Martha Russell Scott and was a 1934 graduate of Wartburg, Tennessee Central High School where she played on its championship basketball team. She attended Tennessee Polytechnical Institute and Lincoln Memorial University where she lettered in basketball. She taught in Coalfield, Tenn. until she moved to Indiana. In 1953, Mrs. Farthing began teaching elementary school in Greensboro and later joined the faculty at Fall Creek Heights where she taught until her retirement. She was a 1961 graduate of Ball State University. An active Democrat, she frequently was employed at the polls on election day in State and Federal elections. Working with her neighbors, she helped write and edit a history of Kennard, published in 1991. With her husband, she operated a farm near Kennard and was a member of the Greensboro Township Farm Bureau. She was a 50-year member and former Sunday School teacher at the Kennard Christian Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Casey Hamilton Farthing. She is survived by her brother, L.H. Scott, Jr., Georgetown, Ky. and her children, Judith S. Rood (husband Joel), Knoxville, Tenn., Stephen Farthing (wife Mary Ruth), Pendleton, Ind. and Penelope Farthing Miller (husband Andrew), Washington, D.C.; her grandchildren are Jody Rood (wife Penny), Jill Lane, Jonathan Rood (wife Brandi), Jerome Rood (wife Mary Beth), all of Knoxville, Robin Presley (husband Jeff), Kennesaw, Ga., Leigh Anne Farthing, Smyrna, Ga. and Winfield and Lucia Miller, Washington, D.C.; the great-grandchildren are Casey, Corban, and Cameron Rood, Cody Lane, and Taylor Mae Rood, all of Knoxville, Tenn. and Jeremy and Makayla Presley, Kennesaw, Ga. The family will receive friends from 4:30-7 p.m. on Wednesday at Condo and Son Funeral Home, Wilkinson, Ind. Funeral service will be held at the Kennard Christian Church 2:30 p.m. Thursday with burial to follow at Harlan Cemetery, Wilkinson, Ind., Dr. David Eubanks officiating. Memorials may be sent to any of the following organizations, Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave. Suite 1000, Chicago, IL 60611-1676, Kennard Christian Church, Box 246, Kennard, IL 47351 or Johnson Bible College, 7900 Johnson Dr., Knoxville, TN 37998. Funeral arrangements by Berry-Lynnhurst Funeral Home, Knoxville and Condo and Son Funeral Home, Wilkinson, Ind.
FRANKLIN, GLENNA McCURRY - of Knoxville, passed away Monday, April 20, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
GOODWIN, PEGGY LOVE - age 58, of Lenoir City, formerly of Blount County, passed away early Monday morning, April 20, 1998, at her home after a long illness. Peggy was a member of the Lenoir City Primitive Baptist Church and the American Business Women's Asosciation. A former employee of Camelot Care Center and a longtime employee of Loudon County. Preceded in death by father, John H. Love. Survivors: children and spouses, Tony and Janice Goodwin, Sharon and Joe Bays; grandchildren, Brandon and Bethany Goodwin, Kristen, Katy and Kelly Bays, all of Lenoir City; mother, Helen Rutherford Love of Alcoa; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Glenn Welch of Maryville, Doris and Joe Shudan of Athens, Johnnie and William Rood of Charlotte, N.C.; several nieces and nephews; very special friends, Mike and Jayne McClung of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Sid and Wanda Tinnel, Edna McDonald, all of Lenoir City. Funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday, Click Funeral Home Chapel, Elder Chester Hembree officiating. Interment Clarks Grove Cemetery in Maryville. Pallbearers: Chester Lee Hembree, Jeff Sams, Micah Welch, Glenn Welch, William Rod and Joe Shudan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lenoir City Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Tony Goodwin, 1009 McKinney Ave., Lenoir City, TN 37771. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City.
GUFFEE, MARY RADER - age 88, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, April 19, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Henry G. Guffee. Survivors: daughter, Dolores Guffee, Knoxville, Tenn.; sister, Pearl Gose, Knoxville, Tenn.; brothers, Gene Rader, Knoxville, Tenn., William Teffeteller, Knoxville, Tenn.; brother-in-law, Glen Walker; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service Wednesday 11 a.m. Rev. Mike Segers and Rev. Ernest Condee will officiate. Those who wish may make donations to Inskip Baptist Church, Rowan Rd., Knoxville, Tn 37912. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Drive.
HALL, PEARL GALLOWAY - age 84, widow of Charles Ree Hall of 1963 Fairview Rd., Tellico Plains, passed away 8:05 a.m. Monday, April 20, 1998, at her home. She was a devoted wife and mother. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Arlene and Glen Best, Chattanooga, Mildred and Oliver Long, Madisonville, Hazel Hill, Christine and Carl Hughes, all of Athens; sons and daughters-in-law, Ed and Sandra Hall, Madisonville, Harold and Becky Hall, Lenoir City; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by parents, William Jefferson and Ezzia Ann Parris Galloway; sister, Edna Towery; brother, Fred Galloway. Funeral 8 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Henry Clay officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sweetwater Kingdom Hall Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
HARBER, JAMES CLIFFORD - 73, of Clinton, Tenn., died Sunday at Methodist Medical Center. Born February 17, 1925, at Wallins Creek, Kentucky. Retired from Allied Steel, Clinton. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tilden and Ruth Harber; sisters, Lorene Hensley and Billie Russell. Survivors include his wife, Wilma Wenton Rutherford Harber of Clinton; one daughter, Janice and husband, Bill Williams of Clinton; one son, Randall Harber of Clinton; one sister, Francene and husband, Don Vandergriff of Clinton; two brothers, Jack and wife, Drusilla Harber of Clinton, Glen Harber of Clinton; one grandchild, Michael Williams of Clinton; and nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral service will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Davidson and Rev. Craig Walton officiating. Burial 1 p.m. Wednesday at Grandview Memorial Cemetery, Clinton, Tenn.
HARPER, C. MACK - age 78, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on April 18, 1998, at Columbia Bay Shore Medical Center in Pasadena, Texas. He was a loving husband, father and papaw. Mr. Harper was a member of Temple Baptist Church and Alson. Retired from Highway Transport Trucking Co. Mr. Harper was in the U.S. Navy and a veteran of WWII. Born April 10, 1920, in Rankin, Tenn. to the late Bert and Rachel White Harper. Preceded in death by his parents and by brothers, Lloyd Harper, Robert Harper. Survivors: wife, Eula Holt Harper of Knoxville, Tenn.; son, Bill Harper of LaPorte, Texas; daughters, Joyce Powell of Mascot, Tenn., Betty Sweat of LaPorte, Texas; niece, Anna Dalton of Knoxville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Glen Harper of Knoxville, Tenn., Buford Harper of Knoxville, Tenn.; sister, Jean Rymer of Knoxville, Tenn. Services will be Tuesday at 8 p.m. at McCarty-Weaver Chapel with Rev. Clarence Sexton officiating. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Lynch-Bethel Cemetery. The family will meet at the cemetery at 9:45 a.m for the 10 a.m. service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home Tuesday night. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements.
HENRY, CECIL H. - age 75, of South Knoxville, passed away Saturday afternoon as the result of an automobile accident. Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survivors: wife, Bessie R. Headrick Henry, Knoxville; stepdaughter, Sandy Coffman; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Gwendolyn Headrick, Jerry and Linda Headrick; grandchildren, Ben, Amber, Jeffrey and Jennifer Headrick, John Coffman. Graveside service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Clarks Grove Cemetery. Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway, in charge of arrangements.
HOPSON, MRS. SANDRA G. (WALKER) - age 34, of Maynardville, passed away 10:15 a.m. Sunday, April 19, 1998, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, after a long illness. Member of Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Sharps Chapel and was an employee of Citizen Bank, Tazewell. Survivors: husband, Ray Hopson; daughter, Ashley Hopson; stepson, Timmy Hopson; step-grandchildren, Chasity and Tenika Hopson, all of Maynardville; parents, Malcolm and Laura (Sharp) Walker; brother and sister-in-law, Jerry Lynn and Vickie Walker, all of Sharps Chapel; half sister, Inez Bowen, Tazewell; half brothers, Neal Walker of Maynardville, Hodge Walker; grandmother, Edna Sharp, both of Sharps Chapel. Funeral services 2 p.m. Wednesday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Elder J.C. Monday officiating. Interment Big Barren Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jason Walker, Rocky Walker, Keith Beason, Ronnie Hopson, Jr., Joey Hopson, Stacy Smith. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.
KING, DENNIS RAY - of Knoxville, departed this life, April 19, 1998, at U.T. Memorial Hospital. Arrangements will be announced by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.
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. 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, 693-9547.
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. 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.
MITCHELL, BEATRICE OGLE - 73, died suddenly, Saturday, April 18, 1998, at her home in North Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Martha Ann Whedbee; and sister, Xenia Mae Whedbee. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, John and Gail Ogle of Alcoa; daughter, Melissa Mitchell of Knoxville; grandchildren, William, Kevin, Crystal, Johnathan, Samantha, and Rebecca; one great-grandchildren; sisters, Celia Worsham, Wilma Tilson, and Jo Wyatt, all of Knoxville; brother, R.L. Whedbee of England. Family and friends will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery for a 3 p.m. graveside service with Rev. David Lay officiating. The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
MIZE, REV. CHARLIE R. - age 75, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 20, at St. Mary's Medical Center. A native of Sevier County, Tenn., he was the son of the late John and Stella Tucker Mize. He was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Mize retired from Beaty Chevrolet Company in Knoxville after 31 years of service and was also associated with Mize Auto Center in Knoxville. He served for over 30 years as a pastor in the Church of God and was currently serving as pastor of the Old Fashioned Church of God in New Market. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Johnson Mize of Powell; daughters and sons-in-law, Charlene and Earl Smith, Robbie and Gary Stooksbury, all of Knoxville, Chatty and Bill Myers of Powell; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Carolyn Mize of Blaine, John and Beate Mize of Seymour, Mitchell and Kitty Mize of Seymour, Ricky and Beverly Mize of Powell; brother, Homer F. Mize of Huntsville, Ala.; 17 grandchildren. His remains are at Highland Memorial Funeral Home where the family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 22, at 2:30 p.m. from the Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eugene Roberts and Dr. Elmer Flaherty officiating. Interment to follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
MOORE, WILMA SWANNER - 75, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Sunday, April 19, 1998, at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital. She was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church. Survived by husband, Rev. Paul Moore, Strawberry Plains; daughter, Peggy Andrews, Inverness, Fla.; sons and daughters-in-law, P.W., Jr. and Marie Moore, Knoxville and Stanley E. and Veronika Moore, Gardner, N.Y.; grandchildren, Suzanne Branch, Wendy Hayes, Kelly Bruton, Mark Moore and Jon-Paul Moore; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Della Smith and Georgia Harrell, both of Mascot, Minnie Stropp, Strawberry Plains; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Fielden Chapel with Rev. Millard White, Dr. Charles Hobbs and Rev. Elmer Sharp officiating. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Garden Wednesday for 11 a.m. interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
MYERS, MR. CARL R. ''SHINE'' - age 87, of Maynardville, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Sunday, April 19, 1998 at Wariota Heathcare Center. Lifetime member and deacon of Alder Springs Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wife, Rosalee Carter Myers; parents, John and Mertie Edmondson Myers; grandson, Jamie Dykes; sister, Nell Hamley; brothers, Dudley, Max and Whitten Myers. Survived by loving daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Wayne Seymour of Maynardville; daughter, Becky Dykes of Sharps Chapel; two grandchildren, Melinda Foust of Luttrell and Kevin Brantley, Maynardville; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Jessie Johnson, Maynardville, Jamie Blewett of San Jose, Calif., Hazel Hiner of Merced, Calif. and J.L. Myers of Maryville. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday with funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. at Alder Springs Baptist Church, Rev. Charles Widner and Rev. Dewey Raley officiating. Singers will be the Valley Grove Quartet. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday in Monroe Cemetery. Pallbearers: Chris Foust, Scott McCartey, Harold Smelser, Freddie Simmons, David Lynn Sexton and H.W. Elkins. Honorary pallbearers are the deacons of Alder Springs Baptist Church. The family request that anyone wishing to bring food please bring it to Alders Springs Baptist Church Community Building after 3 p.m. on Tuesday or Wednesday after the interment. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge of arrangements.
TAYLOR, J.C. - age 88, of Sweetwater, a resident of Brakebill Nursing Home, Knoxville, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 20, 1998, after a lengthy illness. Preceded in death by his wife, Mertie Taylor. He was a former local merchant of Sweetwater. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Ann and Parks Groover, Sr. of Canton, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Charles B. and Mary Jane Taylor of Knoxville; granddaughter, Mary Ann Taylor; grandson, Parks Groover, Jr. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. at the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Judd Shaw officiating.