Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ANDERSON, WINNIE MAE - age 90, of Maryville, died Thursday,
April 30, 1998, at Asbury Acres Health Center. She was a member of Sneedville
First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husband, Roy Anderson;
parents, Alvin and Kate Greene; sister, Barney Hutchens; brothers, Clay,
Kyle and Oscar Greene. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Bruce
and Mary Ann Trent of Sharpsburg, Ga., and Al and Susan Anderson of Lake
City, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and William Graves of Maryville,
Tenn.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services
are at 8 p.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, in the West Chapel with Rev. Herman
Helton officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 12 noon, Saturday,
May 2, 1998, at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for the interment. The family
will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, in the West Chapel
of Smith Mortuary. Smith Mortuary, Maryville, in charge of arrangements.
BALLARD, RHODA LENORA - 70, of Knoxville, formerly of Mitchellsburg, Ky., died 11 a.m. April 23, 1998, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Native of Boyle County and was a retired waitress. Preceded in death by father, Eligah Merrit Kilbert; mother, Bonnie Nell Gillis; husband, Hugh Thomas Reynolds; brother, Bobby Eugene Hilbert; sisters, Margaret Taylor, Elsie Wittenmeicr. Survivors: sons, James Reynolds, Knoxville, Billy Ray Reynolds, Coalfield, Tenn., Larry Reynolds Upton of Florida; sisters, Roberta Cranmer, Louisville, Thelma Leffew, Gravel Switch, Ky.; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral services were 2 p.m. April 26, 1998, at Campbell Dewitt Funeral Home. Rev. Doyle Crenshaw officiated. Burial was in Hayesville Cemetery. Active pallbearers: James Reynolds, William Wren, Steve Whitehouse, Josh Loveless, Michael Reynolds, David Connatser. Arrangements were by Campbell Dewitt Funeral Home, Lebanon, Ky.
BLACK, MRS. IVA PEARL - age 88, of Knoxville, passed away April 29, 1998, at Hillcrest North. Member of Timothy St. Baptist Church and the widow of James Rex ''Tommy'' Black. Survivors: daughter, Mildred Jean Turner; granddaughter, Lynne Turner Msara; two great-grandchildren, all of Knoxville. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery 10:45 a.m. Saturday for graveside services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Haskew W. Smart officiating. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
BROWN, JEROME H. - age 86, of Memphis, Tenn., passed away Sunday, April 26th. at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tenn., after an extended illness. He was retired from Kimberly-Clark Corp. and he was a member of Gracewood Baptist Church, Olive Branch, Miss. He is survived by wife, Bonnie Reedy Brown, Memphis, Tenn.; two daughters, Colette Jarrett of Knoxville, Tenn., Saleta McTighe of Memphis, Tenn.; three granddaughters, Saleta Stewart, Charlotte, N.C., Gwen Bozeman of Mauldin, S.C., Jocelyn Lee of Knoxville, Tenn.; three great-grandchildren; two sisters of Calhoun City, Miss. Funeral and burial services were conducted Tuesday, April 28th. at Pryor Funeral Home, Calhoun City, Miss.
CAMPBELL, ''PETE'' TROY M. - age 64, of Knoxville, formerly of Maryville, died Thursday, April 30, 1998, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. He was a member of Mountain View United Methodist Church of Knoxville. Member of the Elk's Lodge, American Legion, V.F.W., Masonic organization and a Veteran of the United States Army. He was the owner and operator of various restraurants and pubs, most recently, Pete's Sharp Shooters, South Knoxville. He was preceded in death by parents, Thomas D. Campbell and Flo Campbell; brother, Harlan Campbell; sister, Amy Rose Alford and grandson, Brandon Clark. Survivors include: wife, Norma Jean Johnson Campbell; daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Carroll Freeman and Angie and Mike Sing, all of Maryville, Tenn. and Laura Clark and Bill Parton of Knoxville; grandchildren, Jason Freeman, Baylee Freeman, Amber Sing, Joshua Sing, Jacob Sing, Patrick Parton, Clinton Parton, Justin Clark, Barret Parton and Wyatt Parton; stepmother, Frances G. Campbell and stepbrother, Lyle Dornan, both of Friendswood, Texas; special friends: Glenn White, Steve Shope, Pat Harman and many other special friends. Funeral services are 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 1998, in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. E.C. Vestal officiating. Interment is at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at Grandview Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 1998, in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary. Smith Mortuary, Maryville, in charge of arrangements.
CATES, MRS. KATHERINE ELLA - age 86, of Knoxville, departed this life April 28, 1998, at her home. Retired employee of Rohm & Haas with 30 years of service. Survivors: devoted daughters, Flora (Charles) Gaines and Fern Porter, Knoxville; sister, Flora Lace, Knoxville; grandchildren, Denise Jones, Ethel Porter, Ackron Porter, Knoxville, Sharon Porter, Oak Ridge; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; niece and nephew, Katherine and Anthony Dillard, Greensboro, N.C.; one great-niece and one great-nephew; cousins, Kenneth (Ruby) Wright, Marvin (Katherine) Wright, Knoxville, James (Emily) Wright, Pittsburgh, Pa.; and a host of many relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 2-2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at Jarnigan's Chapel. Funeral service 2:30 p.m., Rev. Dr. Kelly M. Smith, Jr., officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. Jarnigan and Son Mortuary in charge.
CLEVENGER, LOLA - age 89, passed away Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Hillcrest North Nursing Institute. Arrangements will be announced later by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.
COPELAND, MRS. EULA MAE - age 79, of Clinton, went home to be with Jesus, Tuesday, April 28, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was a charter member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church. She had worked many years at Magnet Hosiery Mill as an inspector before raising a family of eight. She enjoyed her church and singing in various churches with her family over the years. She loved people and witnessed to everyone she came in contact with concerning her experience with Christ. She was preceded in death by mother, Ethel Kesterson White; brothers, Robert Kinsella and Junior White. Survivors: husband of of 59 years, Dewey Ralph Copeland, Clinton; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Ernie Fraker, Clinton; sons and daughters-in-law, Homer and Velma Copeland, Clinton, Robert and Cheryl Copeland, Oliver Springs, William and Shirlene Copeland, Kingston, Johnny and Beverly Copeland, Clinton, Virgle and Teresa Copeland, Heiskell, Rev. Jerry and Gail Copeland, Knoxville, Rev. Joseph and Sue Copeland, Clinton; sister and brother-in-law, Katie and Clifford Tindell, Clinton; sisters-in-law, Edna Beth White, Clinton, Joyce Kinsella, Knoxville, Ada Anderson, Oneida; 19 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 1998, at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Pine Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Clifford Fraker officiating. Mrs. Copeland will lie in state one hour before services at Pine Ridge Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Pine Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton. Grandsons will serve at pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Pine Ridge Baptist Church. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Lake City in charge of all arrangements.
GOUGH, ALGIE C. - age 85, Oliver Springs, passed away at his home on Thursday, 4/30/98. Born in Coalfield, Tenn., on November 24, 1912, to parents Harvey Cleveland Gough and Sadie McGlothin. Worked in the security dept. with AEC. A U.S. Army vet. Member of Woodlawn Baptist Church, Lenoir City. Formerly an active member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Enjoyed gardening. Survivors include wife, Mattie Gough, Oliver Springs; brothers, Richard E. Gough and wife Minnie, Oliver Springs, Alvie H. Gough and wife Hazel, Oliver Springs; sisters, Ruth Salyers McCarty, Springfield, Ohio, Nora West and husband Jessie, Springfield, Ohio, Ester Phillips, Oliver Springs, Betty Patterson and husband Virgil, Oliver Springs, Dortha Gough, Florida; special niece, Leigh-Anna Konopka, Nashville. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 1998, 11 a.m. in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. David Latham and Rev. Keith Price officiating. Pallbearers will be Joe Konopka, Jim Rather, Ken Ballenger, Carl Brewer, Ken Justice and Terry Futrell. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Memorial Park with military honors. The family will receive friends Friday, 7-9 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.
HAMILTON, FAYE CRAWFORD - age 86, of Mascot, passed away 4 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Parkwest Hospital. She was a member of Clear Springs Baptist Church, Mascot. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Harold Clift; sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Charles Hatfield; brother and sister-in-law, Rev. John and Barbara Crawford; sister-in-law, Edith Crawford; nieces and nephews, Dorothy Crawford, Bob and Doris Wise, Joyce Hill, Kyle Hamilton; great niece and husband, Linda and Alan Guy. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
HENEGAR, JAY O. - Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, at Lynnhurst Cemetery.
HICKS, MARTIN HOWARD - age 80, of Crossville, passed away April 29, 1998. His funeral services will be held on May 1 from the chapel of Burris Funeral Home. He was born April 24, 1918, in Rhea County, Tenn., the son of Thomas A. Hicks and Alice Heird. Mr. Hicks served in the U.S. Navy during the Pacific campaign of World War II as a navigator on the USS Denver. After the war he returned to Tennessee and introduced the Cumberland County area to Kern's Bakery products and Galo (now Kay's) Ice Cream. The booming economy of the times allowed him to bring his brother Garland, and son-in-law Jimmy F. Mayfield, into the business. After forty-two years, Howard Hicks retired from Kern's. Mr. Hicks and his son-in-law purchased a grocery business in Crossville where he was active until shortly before his death. Howard Hicks was active in civic and business affairs and was very interested in the growth of Crossville and Cumberland County. He served as mayor of Crossville in 1977 to 1978, and he was a city commissioner from 1979 to 1982. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara Mayfield and Mark Loyless of Crossville; grandson, Joe Howard Mayfield and wife Jennifer of Atlanta, Ga.; granddaughter-in-law, Chasity M. Mayfield of Crossville; two sisters, Bertie Alexander and Ora Snyder, both of Spring City; several sisters-in-law; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia Coulter Galbraith; his brothers, Garland Hicks, Bruce Hicks and Glenn Hicks; and his grandson, Robert Lee Mayfield. Burris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening, April 30. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 1 with the Reverend Vern Daugherty officiating. Interment will follow in the Spring City Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Keith Snyder, Dean Snyder, Jim Mitchell, Bobby Hicks, Mark Bray, Jeff Sherry, Jeff Wallace and Donald Hicks. Memorials gifts may be made to the Robert Lee Mayfield Memorial Scholarship, c/o Union Planters Bank, Crossville, TN 38555.
HITSON, MARY NOVELLA - age 74, of Maryville, passed awy Wednesday afternoon, April 29, 1998, at Colonial Hills Nursing Center. Member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Edgar Riley and Millie Ann Boring Carpenter; sister, Pauline Boring. Survivors: husband, Alfred T. Hitson; daughters and sons-in-law, Erma and Steve Rushing of Kingsport, Mildred and Ronnie Malcomb of Mobile, Ala.; grandsons, Mike Rushing, Anthony Rushing, Jeff Rushing, Wesley Malcomb; sisters, Leona Hammontree, Margie Hitson, Ruby Burchfield, all of Maryville, Jean Akins of Tallassee, Vena Miller of Vonore; brother, Otis Carpenter of Tallassee; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 3 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Beecher Whitehead officiating, interment to follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
HOCHSTEDLER, JESSE LEE - age 79, of Seymour, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, at his home. He was a 31 year member of Church Street United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the Murphy Builders Sunday School class. He was retired from Marmon-Transmotive. He was a graduate of DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind. Mr. Hochstedler was a naval aviator in World War II serving on the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid and aided in the occupation of Japan. He is preceded in death by his parents the Reverend and Mrs. J.O. Hochstedler. Survivors: wife of 49 years, Barbara Ginn Hochstedler; son and daughter-in-law, Dr. J and Mittie Hochstedler of Kenner, La.; daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Jim Bales of Seymour, Tenn.; granddaughters, Lindsay and Stephanie Bales and Margaret Lee Hochstedler; brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Winona Hochstedler of Austin, Texas, Clyde and Frances Hochstedler of Indianapolis, Ind.; several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, at Church Street United Methodist Church with Rev. William J. Fowler and Rev. Cabel Trent officiating. The interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tim O'Connor, Doug Smith, James Bales, David Bales, Jim Bales and J Hochstedler. Honorary pallbearers will be Murphy Builders Sunday School class. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Church Street United Methodist Church and the Hospice of East Tennessee. The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Friday at Church Street United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
HOLT, MRS. BONITA SHARP - age 93, of Clarksville, Tenn., and formerly of Jefferson City, Tenn., passed away 3 p.m. (CST) at Clarksville Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Member of First Baptist Church of Jefferson City. Charter member of the Jefferson City Music Club. She taught piano for 60 plus years. Graduate of Carson-Newman College. Preceded in death by husband, Mr. Sam B. (Frosty) Holt. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Joe and Frieda Holt of Clarksville, Tenn.; grandsons, Sam, Mike, Jeff and John Holt; granddaughters, Susan, Leigh Ann and Jenny Holt; great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Olivia and Jeff Holt; nephew, Dr. Stephen Underwood of Birmingham, Ala; sister-in-laws, Mrs. Edna Iddins of Clarksville, Tenn., Mrs. Jean Holt of Vero Beach, Fla., and Mrs. Betty Ann Haren of Jonesboro, Tenn. Funeral services 12 noon Friday, May 1, 1998, at Farrar's Chapel with Dr. William Johnson officiating. Interment to follow in Westview Cemetery. Family will receive friends Friday from 11:30 a.m.-12 noon prior to funeral services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Sam B. (Frosty) Holt Scholarship Fund, c/o Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN 37760. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home 411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760. Phone (423) 4752D3892.
JOHNSON, WILLIE MAE - of 2442 Selma Ave., departed this life on Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary.
KEETON, DORIS MARITA - age 72, of Oak Ridge, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at her home. Member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include husband, James E. Keeton, Oak Ridge; sons, Robert Keeton and wife Barbara, Farragut, James E. Keeton, Jr. and fiancee' Charlotte Dunlap, Nashville; daughter, Carroll Welch and husband Bill, Oak Ridge; grandchildren, Jennifer and Billy Welch, Oak Ridge, Kellie Keeton, Farragut. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 1998, 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ken Henderlight and Rev. Steve Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. prior to the service on Saturday. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; or to the American Cancer Society, ACS Memorials, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge in charge of arrangements.
McMILLAN, JAMES ROY - age 85, of Fountain City, passed away Thursday afternoon at NHC Health Care, Knoxville. He was a member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
MORGAN, DR. KENIMER H. - age 89, of Williamsburg, Ky., passed away Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at Heritage Nursing Home in Corbin, Ky. Dr. Morgan was chairman of the Department of Education at Cumberland College in Williamsburg from 1959 - 1974. The family will receive friends 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of Williamsburg. A service of celebration of the life of Dr. Morgan will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will follow the service. Arrangements by Ellison Funeral Home.
MOSER, FLOYD K. - age 79, of 842 Hiwassee Road, Madisonville, passed away 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Son of the late Luther and Paralee Moser. Member of Hiwassee Church of God. Retired from ALCOA Aluminum Company on Sept. 1, 1978. Member of Brick Mason Local #10 Maryville. Veteran of U.S. Army. Survivors: wife, Opal Bunch Moser; daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Jerry Burris, New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Jeanne and James Ross III, Madisonville; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Geraldine Moser, Roger and Jenny Moser, Maurice and Terry Moser, all of Madisonville; 13 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sisters, Evelyn Croft, Madisonville, Doris Ellen Burris, Rossville, Ga., Hazel Lowrey, Niota; brothers, Earline Moser, Eugene Moser, Ralph Moser, all of Madisonville, K.D. Moser, J.H. Moser, Garnet Moser, all of Sweetwater; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sisters, Mildred Croft, Etta Lee Sledge; and brother, Paul Moser. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday, Hiwassee Church of God, Rev. Frank Hicks, Rev. Lloyd Houston, Rev. Harold Bunch, Rev. Noel David Crabtree officiating. Interment in church cemetery. Body will lie in state 30 minutes before service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hiwassee Church of God Building Fund. Family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
REED, DANIEL WAYNE ''DAN'' ''BUBBA'' - age 27, of Ten Mile, died Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at Athens Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a native of Meigs County and he had lived in Ten Mile all of his life. A 1989 graduate of Meigs County High School, he was employed with Bowater Southern Paper Division and an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, T.J. Reed and he was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Bobby and Joyce Hixson Reed; paternal grandmother, Ruby Reed; maternal grandparents, Wanda Moore Hixson, all of Ten Mile, and Tom Hixson, Jr. of Iowa; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Ivey officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Pallbearers will be Grant Carter, Jeff Boggess, Mark Vance, Randy Ogle, Danny Carter and E.B. Edgemon, Jr. The family will receive friends from 6-9 Friday at Ziegler Funeral Home. Ziegler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
ROWLAND, MICHAEL YOUNG - age 55, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died Tuesday, April 28, 1998, of complications after surgery for lung cancer. He was first diagnosed in 1973 with service-connected Hodgkin's Disease resulting from exposure to agent orange while serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. In December, 1997, he was diagnosed with lung cancer caused by the radiation treatment he had received for Hodgkin's. Mike was in the military from 1964-1968. He served as an infantry company commander and a brigade civil affairs officer with the the First Infantry Division Near Lai Khe, Vietnam. He was a paratrooper and Ranger and received valor awards and recognition for his combat service including the Combat Infantry Badge and the Bronze Star with V Device. He attained the rank of captain. Mike was a 1960 graduate of Jonesboro High School, Jonesboro, Tennessee. He received a B.S. Degree in History in 1964 from East Tennessee State University where he was elected student body president. He received his Juris Doctorate from The University of Tennessee College of Law in 1971. He had practiced law in Knoxville for the past 27 years, and was a partner with his wife, Ann, in the law firm of Rowland & Rowland, P.C. He was a civil litigator who strongly believed in the civil justice system, and keeping it open to all people regardless of their means. He was a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Tennesse Trial Lawyers Association and the Supreme Court Continuing Education Commission. He was an East Tennessee ''Yellow Dog'' Democrat. He loved the political proccess and in 1974 was elected to the House of the Tennessee Legislature where he served for two years. He was also a delegate to the Democractic National Convention in 1972. He worked in the political campaigns of many individuals, giving freely of his time and advice. For the last few years he had been a political commentator on ''Inside Tennessee,'' WBIR TV Channel 10. Mike lived on a farm in the Knox County Solway Community with his wife of 30 years, Elizabeth Ann Noblett Rowland. He raised registered Polled Hereford cattle for breeding sale and enjoyed riding American Quarter Horses, being expecially interested in barrel racing. He had three children: Matthew Michael, Sarah Elizabeth and Amanda Leigh. His parents are Elmo and Ernest-Lou Rowland of Jonesborough, Tenn.; brothers are David Rowland of Jonesborough, Tenn., Kent Rowland, Knoxville, Allan Rowland, Lakeland, Fla. and Terry Rowland, Knoxville, Tenn. His sister is Melinda Rowland Ligon, Knoxville, Tenn. A service in celebration of Mike's life will be held at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 1, 1998, Dr. Steven Sallee officiating. A military graveside service with Honor Guard will be neld at 12 noon at the Tennessee Veteran's Cemetery at Northshore and Lyons View Pike. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Mike to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Developmental and Genetic Center, 1930 Alcoa Highway, Suite 435, Knoxville, Tenn. 37920. Mike and Ann have always been deeply appreciative of the assistance given to them by the U.T. Birth Defects Center in 1973 when Mike had Hodgkin's Disease and for their three healthy children, Matt, Elizabeth and Amanda. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
RUTHERFORD, CARL B. ''RUDY'' - age 89, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a welder retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratories. He also enjoyed boating. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters. He is survived by wife, June Geneva Coleman Rutherford of Knoxville; son, James Rutherford of Fort Bragg, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 1998, at the Highland Memorial Funeral Home Chapel followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. with Elder Paul Boling of Knoxville's First Seventh-Day Adventist Church officiating. Arrangements by Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 5315 Kingston Pike, 588-0567.
STANDRIDGE, JAMES VIRGIL - age 79, of 2041 Fairview Rd., Tellico Plains, passed away 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Member of Fairview Baptist Church, presently attending First United Methodist Church of Tellico Plains. Veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Lila Shaw Standridge; daughters, Edna Watson, Janet Standridge; son; Cecil Standridge; granddaughter and spouse, Amy and David Talley; grandson, Kevin Standridge, all of Tellico Plains; sisters, Lucile Carter, Iva Lea Long, both of Englewood, Louise Jones, Dalton, Ga., Viola Whitener, Louisville, Ky; brothers, Raymond Standridge, Tellico Plains, Paul Standridge, Dalton, Ga; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, McKinley and Elsie Standridge; brother, Verlin Standridge. Funeral 8 p.m. Friday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Beecher Miller and Rev. Cecil Baxter officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday, Center Cemetery. Military honors provided by V.F.W. Post #5156. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Tellico Plains.
ST. ONGE, DOROTHY ANN WHITE - age 71, of Knoxville, died Thursday, April 30, 1998, after a long illness. Member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Native of Long Island, NY. She worked for many years for the Catholic Near East Welfare Organization. Survivors: husband, Albert Nelson St. Onge; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet Friday at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside service with Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Mamorial mass will be held 11:30 a.m., Sunday, May 17, 1998, at Holy Ghost Catholic Church. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
TAYLOR, ROY EVERETTE - age 73, of Dandridge, died Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Velmer and Martha Taylor; and first wife, Dorothy Ingle Taylor. Mr. Taylor was retired from The University of Tennessee where he worked in the graphic art department. He was an Army veteran who served in World War II and Korea and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: daughter, Beverly Ann Taylor; sons, Larry and Bobby Taylor; brother and sister-in-law, Gene ''Rusty'' and Hazel Taylor; nephews, Michael and David Taylor; niece, Linda Trentham; best friend, Elma Etherton. Funeral service 7 p.m. Friday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Rev. W.A. Galyon officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Saturday in Shiloh Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
TURLEY, MISS STELLA MARIE - age 89, of Knoxville, died 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 1998, at Hillcrest North Nursing Home. Member of Norwood United Methodist Church. Retired from Ira A. Watson Company with 50 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Enoch Daniel and Laura Jones Turley; sister, Dollie Gray Turley Arnold; brothers, George William Turley and Robert Daniel Turley. Funeral service 3 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Ronald Allen officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11:15 a.m. Monday, May 4, 1998, at Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, W. Va., for an 11:30 a.m. graveside service and interment, Dr. Allen A. Hammond officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Norwood United Methodist Church, 2110 Merchant Drive, Knoxville, TN 37912. The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
TURNER, HUGH - age 86, of Speedwell, Tenn., passed away April 29, 1998, at LaFollette Hospital. Born June 26, 1911, in Fonde, Ky., a son of the late Johnson and Della Turner. Member of Speedwell Academy Baptist Church. He had been a factory worker and a truck driver. Preceded in death by sister, Beatrice Johnson; and son-in-law, Dr. K.D. Taylor, II. Survivors: wife of 65 years, Reba Berry Turner; daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Buford Shiflet, Speedwell, Donna Pique, Knoxville, Linda Taylor, Pennington Gap, Va.; brother, Hobart Turner, LaFollette; sisters, Cleo Monday, LaFollette, Ora Cadle, Oneida; special niece and friend, Blanche Welch and many others; grandchildren, Bobby Shiflet, Kathy Jeanna Renee' Shiflet, Anthony E. Pique, Kelly D. Taylor, III and Tammy, Tonya Alsup and Mike, Shannon Dale Taylor Haynes and Robby, Ketasha Dae Taylor and Lindse Rachelle Taylor; great-grandchildren, Wesley Shiflet, Lauren E. Taylor, Nathan Turner Haynes, Kelly D. Taylor IV, Taylor Douglas Alsup. Services 8 p.m. Friday at Reece Valley Chapel with Rev. David Goins and Rev. Ralph Mundy officiating. The body will lie in state one hour before the service. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday at Blue Spring Cemetery in Sharps Chapel, Tenn. Pallbearers: Tony E. Pique, Kelly D. Taylor, III, Bobby Shiflet, Mike Alsup, Robby Haynes and Buford L. Shiflet. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home & Valley Chapel, 869-3651 or 626-4249. The family requests in lieu of flowers please make donations to the Speedwell Academy Baptist Church.
VAUGHT, ELIZABETH - age 75, of Powell, died 4:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 1998, at the family home. Attended the Karns Church of Christ. Preceded in death by husband, Jack A. Vaught; and infant son. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Ruth Vaught; grandchildren, Jennifer Vaught Goodman and Bryan Vaught, all of Powell; sisters, Lillian Earle, Soddy Daisy, Tenn., Joyce Denton, Cincinnati, Ohio, Louise Davis, Kissimmee, Fla.; brother, Jack Stout, Kissimmee, Fla.; step-mother-in-law, Pauline Vaught, Somerset, Ky.; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Sherwood Memorial Gardens 10:45 a.m. Monday for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment, Rev. Bob Anderson officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
WARD, MR. RILEY ''SHORTY'' - age 87, of 115 Harmon Drive, Maynardville, passed away 5 p.m. April 30th., 1998, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.
WILHITE, CAROLYN - age 59, of Strawberry Plains, passed away 3:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Miracle Baptist Church. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Elsie and Clay Reneau. Survived by husband, Victor Wilhite; son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Heather Wilhite; daughters, Toni Ingram and Lisa Treece; grandchild, Joseph; sisters, Helen, Lorraine and Wiloma; several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be 8 p.m. Saturday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel with Rev. Jerry Cox officiating. The family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens at 1:45 p.m. Sunday for a 2 p.m. committal service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.