Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ACUFF, MR. L.C. - age 66, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday,
May 2, 1998, at UT Hospital. Mr. Acuff was a member of Alice Bell Baptist
Church and the Teamsters Union. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Doug
and Tenora Acuff; grandchildren, Joshua, Julie and Katie Acuff, Ashley
and Allison Folden, all of New Market; brother, J.T. (Andy) Acuff of Bean
Station; sisters, Mardell Simon of Indianapolis, Ind., and Pauline Byrd
of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service and interment
will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kitts Cemetery in Washburn with Rev. Richard
Nicely officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at
Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
AMMONS, CORA LEE - age 91, of Knoxville, passed away May 1, 1998, at UT Hospital. She was of the Church of God faith. Preceded in death by husband, Claude F. Ammons. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Georgia and Albert Rutherford, Beatrice and Paul Givens, Frances Ammons, Jessie and Jack Perry, all of Knoxville, and Claudia and Jack Butler of Louisville, Ky.; 14 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Weaver's Chapel. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Tuesday to proceed to Woodlawn Cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside service. Pallbearers: David Caldwell, Robert E. Perry, Jack L. Perry, Brett Cate and Jerry Whitt. The family will receive friends at the home of Jessie Perry, 7716 S. Whispering Oak Circle in Powell, anytime after 10 a.m. Sunday. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
BOATMAN, KENNETH P. - age 67, of North Knoxville, died 5:15 a.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, at NHC Northaven Health Care Facility. Member of Norwood United Methodist Church. Employee of Southern Railway. Veteran of U.S. Air Force. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Tom Hocker, Knoxville; daughter, Deborah Catherine Althouse, Daytona Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters, Grace Beckner and Hazel C. Duncan, both of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 6 p.m. Sunday, Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Ron Allen officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Monday at State Veterans Cemetery, Lyons View Pike, for a 2 p.m. graveside service with full military honors presented by the East Tennessee Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway.
CLEVENGER, LOLA - age 89, passed away Thursday, April 30, 1998, at Hillcrest North Nursing Institute. She was a member of 3 Point Baptist Church for over 40 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Hugh Clevenger; parents, Henry and Tellie Lee; sisters, Goldie Lee and Rena Needham. Survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Pat Clevenger, Terry Clevenger; daughter, Peggy Williams; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Jacob Bowers; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Jerry Little and Rev. Clarence Gresham officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and special friends. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.
DRINNON, TAYLOR - age 78, of 2626 Christian Valley Road, Morristown, passed away May 2, 1998, at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of American Legion and Eagles. He was a longtime local home builder, carpenter and remodeler. Preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Lula Drinnon; brothers, Harry, Colin, J.B., Ernest, Bill and John; and a sister, Mary Lou Drinnon. Survivors: daughters, Alicia Kitts of Knoxville, Rhonda Simmons of Whitesburg, Starr Lovingood of Knoxville; son, Lloyd Drinnon of Morristown; sister, Ruby Burnett of Russellville; beloved companion and friend, Penny Horner; grandchildren, Shawn Kitts, Brian Kitts, Tyler Kitts, Stephanie Cooper, Ian Drinnon, Laura Drinnon and Sydney Drinnon; great-grandchildren, Mica Cooper and Kaylan Kitts. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Monday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Randy Epps officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
DUNLAP, GERALDINE DISHNER (GERRY) - age 60, of 320 Meadow Drive, Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Thursday evening, April 30, 1998, at Loudon Hospital. Gerry was of the Baptist faith. An employee of Yale Securities for 25 years. Preceded in death by parents, Paul Dishner and Rosa Pickel Dishner Tuck. Survivors: Max Dunlap; daughter, Dianne Munsey of Knoxville; sons, Jeff Dunlap, Randy Dunlap and wife Tammy, all of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Wesley Brackett, Michael Spears, Stephanie Munsey and Marissa Dunlap; brothers, Bill Dishner of Lenoir City, Donnie Dishner of Knoxville, Harold Watson of Indiana; sisters, Glenda Harrison of Lenoir City and Marjorie Bryant of Madisonville; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 12:30-2 p.m. Sunday with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Bobby Lawson officiating. Interment Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
GALYON, MARVIN JOHNSON - age 57, of 108 Paint Rock Rd., Kingston, died 8 a.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, at his home. Veteran of U.S. Navy. Owner of Galyon General Store. Preceded in death by parents, Luther J. and Mattie Lee Walker Galyon; brother, Warren Galyon. Survivors: wife, Wilma Wallace Galyon; daughter, Amy Rana Ervin, Kingston; stepchildren, Tracy Lyles, Knoxville, and Scott Lowe, Tampa, Fla.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; brothers, Glen Galyon, Athens, and Bobby Galyon, Kingston; sisters, Gorda Halcomb and Frances Hill of Kingston, Wanda Nipper, Philadelphia. Services 11 a.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. David Largen and Rev. Ted Halcomb officiating. The family will receive friends 10-11 a.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home.
GUTHRIE, MRS. REBECCA ANN - of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, May 2, 1998, at her home. Her remains are at Highland Memorial Funeral Home where arrangements are incomplete. Highland Memorial Funeral Home. 5882D0567.
HAMPTON, MRS. MARION DIXON - age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, May 1, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Lola Dixon; husband, Roy F. Hampton, Jr.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Frances and Jess Williams, and Norma Hamilton. She was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Roy L. Hampton; a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Alma Dixon; one sister, Joyce Ellis Wild; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, May 5 at Asbury Cemetery. Rev. David Gregg will officiate. Family and friends are asked to meet at the entrance to the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
HUNLEY, EVELYN MARIE BOOKER - age 76, went home to be with Jesus in Heaven on May 1, 1998. She was of the Baptist faith and preceded in death by parents, Tom and Ethie Booker; step-mother, Stella Booker; sisters, Jewel Onks, Opal Washam, Bonita Debord; brothers, C.T. Booker and an infant brother; and special son-in-law, Ron Ford. Survivors: daughter, Marie Ford; sons and daughters-in-law, Kyle and Peggy Hunley, Eddie and Etta Mae Hunley, and Marty and Mary Hunley; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, all of Knoxville; sisters, Ruby Colson, Iris Davis and Frankie Renfro of Knoxville, Jean Dennie of New Jersey, Janet Haycox of Illinois, Fern Dukes, Margaret Harmon, Charlotte Picket, Mary McDonald, Judy Murphy, Faye Nelson, Brenda Nichols, all of Indiana; brother, Alan Wayne Booker of Indiana; several nieces and nephews. Service 8 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Andy Lynn officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Family and friends will meet by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mynatt Funeral Home and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's.
JOHNSON, B. FRANK - age 68, of Fountain City, passed away suddenly Friday evening at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church where he served on the finance committee for many years. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, 1950-1952. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Class of 1955. Survived by wife of 42 years, Tommie Sharp Johnson of Knoxville; daughters and sons-in-law, Stacey and Fred Jenkins, Knoxville, Cindy and Bobby Taliaferro of Greeneville, Marty and Greg McBroom of Powell; grandchildren, Megan Pickett, Laura Taliaferro, Patrick Parten, Elliott Taliaferro and Chesney McBroom; mother-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Sharp of Knoxville; brother-in-law, Mike Sharp of Sarasota, Fla. Friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside serivces at 11 a.m., Rev. Carl Oaks officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or St. Paul United Methodist Church, Garden Drive. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
JOHNSON, WILLIE MAE - of 2442 Selma Ave., departed this life April 30, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Pharoh and Mattie Bowen Kyle; brother, Hugh Kyle. Survivors: daughter, Elcatelia Courthers; grandson, Willard K. Johnson; and a host of friends. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 4, 1998, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 12:30 -1 p.m. with the funeral to follow, Rev. Johnnie Skinner officiating. Interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
KRON, MARTHA WILLIAMS - age 93, went to be with the Lord on April 30, 1998. Member of Berean Bible Church. Survived by sister, Dorothy Hankins; five nieces and seven nephews. ''Into thy hand I commit my spirit, for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.'' Ps. 31:5. Funeral service Sunday May 3, 1998, at 5 p.m. in the Berry Chapel with Rev. Charles Stuckey and Rev. Kenneth Bowman. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery, Monday at 3 p.m. The family will recieve friends from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
KEENER, ROBERT PAUL - age 73, of Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Saturday morning, May 2, 1998, at his home. Paul was a member of Central United Methodist Church and the Volunteer Sunday School class. Retired from Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., as transportation supervisor with 29 years of service. A veteran of World War II serving with the Navy. Graduate of Lenoir City High School. Preceded in death by parents, James Thomas Keener Sr. and Annie Duff Keener; brothers, Everett E. Keener, Harold H. Keener, Curtis T. Keener and Maurice (Bud) Keener; sisters, Grace Keener Harrison and Margaret Keener White. Survivors: wife, Helen Wheeler Keener; son and daughter-in-law, Robert Paul Keener Jr. and Tina Jones Keener of Monroe, La.; grandchildren, Robert Paul Keener III (Robbie) and Savannah Keener; brother, James Thomas Keener Jr. of Lenoir City; sisters, Alberta Keener Davis, Merrill Keener Jensen and Anna (Bobe) White, all of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Monday, Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. C. Mark Gooden officiating. Interment Lake View Cemetery. Members of the Volunteer Sunday School class will serve as active and honorary pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 201 B Street, Lenoir City, TN 37771. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
LANGFORD, MRS. SARAH LACY - age 90, of 607 Bedfordshire, died Friday, May 1, 1998, at Jefferson Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Langford was a native of Elizabethton and a daughter of the late George E. and Addie Moore Lacy. She moved to Johnson City in 1937 with her husband, Norris Langford, who was the manager of the J.C. Penney store for 21 years. She graduated from high school in 1924 and was class valedictorian. She attended Mars Hill College and graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1932. She taught in Elizabethton for two years. While in Johnson City, Mrs. Langford was a member of Central Baptist Church and the Margaret McNeese Sunday School class and was active in several civic and social organizations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norris Langford; and two brothers. Survivors include two sons, George Langford of Deerfield, Ill., and Norris Langford Jr. of Louisville; one sister, Elizabeth Hart of Knoxville; four granddaughters, Jennie, Julie Kelly and Addie Langford. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, 1998, at Central Baptist Church in Johnson City. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service in the church's visitors area. Appalachian-Hartman (928-6111).
McMILLAN, JAMES ROY (RED) - age 85, of Fountain City, passed away Thursday afternoon at NHC Health Care, Knoxville. He was a member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church for 75 years. He was a member of Bright Hope Lodge #557 F&AM for 53 years and Powell Chapter #335 OES for 53 years, and was at Robertshaw Controls for 44 years before retirement. Preceded in death by son, Jerry D. McMillan; and daughter, DeAlva M. Bennett. Survived by beloved wife of 61 years, Mary Bittle McMillan; daughter, Sue M. Norton, Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Teresa McMillan, Knoxville; daughter-in-law, Nancy McMillan of Knoxville; son-in-law, Harry Bennett, Knoxville; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Carroll McMillan of California; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Mitch Murphy. He had many friends and was much loved by everyone. A masonic memorial service will be conducted 8 p.m. Sunday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel by Bright Hope Lodge #557, followed by funeral service conducted by Dr. Tom Ballard, Dr. Mike Ramage and Dr. Carl Simmons.Interment service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Chapel. Honorary pallbearers: Lloyd Norton, Myron McMillan, Keith McMillan, Mike Mynatt, Charlie Norton, Eddie Bokenkamp, Danis Lawson, Don Pyle and Johnnie Cate. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
MOSER, EUGENE - age 76, of 5303 Hwy. 411 South, Madisonville, passed away 6:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 1998, at his home. Retired from the Tennessee Hwy. Dept. Son of the late Luther and Paralee Moser. Survivors: wife, Lavada Moser; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Charlie Atkins, Bridgette and Greg Jump; sons-and daughters-in-law, Earline Roy Moser, David and Robin Moser, all of Madisonville; seven grandchildren, Teresa Manley, Marcy Moser, Charles Atkins, Jr. Sha'ree Hamilton, Hayley Moser, Gary and David Forth; six great-grandchildren, Sara, Hether and Brandon Manley, Tiffany Atkins, Tyler and John Forth; sisters, Evelyn Croft, Madisonville, Doris Ellen Burris, Rossville, Ga., Hazel Lowrey, Niota; brothers, Earline Moser, Ralph Moser, both of Madisonville, K.D., J.H., and Garnet Moser, all of Sweetwater; several nieces and nephews; step-daughters, Charlene Howard, Madisonville, Arlene Morris, Rochester, Minn.; step-son, Geno Martin, Sweetwater; four step-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sisters, Mildred Croft, Etta Lee Sledge; brothers, Paul and Floyd K. Moser. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Buford Albright, Rev. Ronnie Watson officiating. Interment in Friendship Baptist Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Sunday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
MOSS, WILLIAM FRANK - of Louisville, Tenn., passed away Saturday afternoon at Blount Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements incomplete and will be announced later by McCammons-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
MYERS, ALINE L. - age 65, of Friendsville, passed away Saturday morning, May 2, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She attended Zion Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Ben and Iva Coleman. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Arvel McNabb of Friendsville; granddaughter, Kimberly Dawn and husband Neal Russell of Maryville; sister, Nancy Loflin of Maryville; nephew, Dan Loflin of Maryville. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Clarence Byrd officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
NARVELL, ERIE D. RENEAU - age 83, formerly of Jefferson County. Born June 28, 1914, died May 1, 1998. Member of Kingston Avenue Baptist Church. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Bob (Claudette) Looper, Wilkinson, Ind.; brother, Bob Thomas and wife Helen of Talbott, Tenn.; sister, Libby Lynch of Anderson, Ind.; granddaughter, Mrs. Stephen (Rosemary) Noe, Knoxville; grandsons, Thomas Looper and wife Aimee of New Castle, Ind., Timothy Looper, Wilkinson, Ind.; great-granddaughter, Rachel Noe; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Elizabeth Thomas; first husband, Claude Reneau; second husband, Beryl Narvell. The funeral services are Tuesday May 5, 1998 at 10 a.m. at Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson, Ind. Burial at McCrey Cemetery.
PETREE, HELEN C.- age 75, of Fountain City, passed away Friday morning at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. A member of the International Society of Business Educators, associate professor, College of Business at University of Tennessee for 25 years. She was the widow of Earl W. Petree. Survived by daughter, Mary Kathryn (Katie) Petree of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Paul Leffers of Indiana; brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Truma Coughlin of Texas; sisters-in-law, Mary Evelyn Foster and Evelyn Petree of Knoxville, Virginia Grogan of Florida; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Bill and Irene Groseclose and Barbara Daugherty. Funeral Mass 3:30 p.m. Monday, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Music by the children of St. Joseph School. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday with Rosary to follow at 4:30 p.m. at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
RIDINGS, GLADYS (MITCHELL) - age 79, of Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Mascot, Tenn., passed away 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, at the home of her daughter, Betty Little. She was a member of Knob Road Baptist Church of Maryville. Preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Ansel Ridings; mother and father, Jack and Della Mitchell; sisters, Mildred Easterday and Hazel Mitchell; brothers, Clyde Mitchell and Henry Mitchell; and four infant children. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Rev. Jerry Little; son and daughter-in-law, John A. and Frankie Ridings, Cottonwood, Calif.; sisters, Easter Vettitoe, Rockford, Kathrine Dalton, Mascot; brothers, Ben Mitchell, Knoxville, Jimmy Mitchell, Los Angeles, Calif., Ralph Mitchell, Port Richey, Fla.; ten grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 8 p.m. Monday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel, with Rev. Danny Ogle and Rev. Jerry Little officiating. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at Hopewell Cemetery, Mascot, for a 2 p.m. interment service. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Rose Broadway Chapel.
RUSSELL, EDITH ALINE - age 84, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Garland Bounds of Knoxville; sister, Oasey Padgett of Alcoa; sister and brother-in-law, Edna and Bruner Moore of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Karen Bounds, Pam Hall, Jerry Bounds; grandson and wife, Gary and Tammy Bounds of Knoxville; sister-in-law, Lorene Headrick of Seymour; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday at Eastview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 12-2 p.m. Monday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Highway.
SCARBROUGH, GERALD G. - age 47, of Arlington, Va., expired May 1st at his home after a lingering illness. Gerald was born and raised in Concord. He was preceded in death by parents, Marion G. and Juanita Barron Scarbrough; grandparents, George and Lula Percifiul Barron, and Clarence and Annie Goodman Scarbrough. Survived by his sister, Sharon A. Scarbrough; and his brother, Ronald H. Scarbrough, both of Concord; niece and nephew, Julie and Douglas Scarbrough of Lenoir City; several aunts and uncles. Private services were held in Virginia. Courtesy of Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
SHELL, AnDUJAR SHAKEEM - age 18, departed this life on Thursday, April 30, 1998. Preceded in death by grandfathers, James Chapman Sr. and Clarence Shell; brother, Rashawn. Survived by loving parents, Rodney and Linda Shell; grandmothers, Rusha Chapman and Fannie Shell; sisters, Princess (Kim) Hunter and Mina Shell; brothers, DeForest Sr., Kenya and Ahmad Shell, and Shawn Porter; niece, Kierra (Girly Girl) Hunter; nephews, DeForest Jr., Enrique, Devonte and Ahmad Jr.; aunts, Ruth and Joy Chapman, Tamicca Colquitt and Glenda (Louis) Hodge; uncles, Dennis and James (Deborah) Chapman, John Moore and Clarence Franklin; and a host of cousins, relatives and many friends; devoted friends, Sheena Bolden and the Lonsdale community. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 5, 1998, at New Life Ministry from 6-7 p.m. The funeral will follow, Pastor Terry Minor officiating. Interment May 6, 1998, at 11 a.m. at New Gray Cemetery. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
SHOEMAKER, ELMER (JACK) SR. - age 76, of Powell, passed away May 1, 1998. He was of the Baptist faith. Retired from Flavorich Dairy. Preceded in death by wives, Golda and Mabel Shoemaker; brother, James Shoemaker; and granddaughter, Sharon Hurst. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Elmer Shoemaker Jr. and Tina; daughters and sons-in-law, Kay and David Brown, and Marie and Denver Russell; stepsons, Eugene, Darrell, Bobby, Mark and Tommy Covington; stepdaughters, June Hensley and Angie Haun; sisters, Anna Lee Netherton and Edith Powers; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. R.H. Barnes, Rev. Jack Brown Jr. officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's by 10:30 a.m. Monday and proceed to Cedar Grove Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Anthony Haun, David Widner, Mark Covington, Randy Sparks, Lee Lawson and Herbert Boles Jr. The family will be at the home of David and Kay Brown, 9039 Andersonville Pike, Powell. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
SHORES, WILLIAM F. - age 72, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, May 1, 1998, at Baptist Hospital. Mr. Shores was a member of the North Acres Baptist Church. He was retired from Ideal Cement Company with 32 years of service. He was a veteran of WWII and fought in the Pacific. Born on May 28, 1925, to the late John E. and Nellie Lowery Shores. Preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Angie Smith; three sisters; a brother and son-in-law. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Martha Jane Shores; daughters and son-in-law, Franka Lee and Pete Rogers of Seymour, Brenda Luttrell of Lansing, Tenn.; son-in-law, Mike Smith; a very special granddaughter, Amanda LeeAnn Smith of Seymour; two grandsons, Mark and Jason Luttrell; two great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Rosa Lee and Willard Howard of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Sunday at McCarty Mortuary with Rev. Clyde Lakin and Rev. Ford Thomas officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 4 at Roseberry Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doyle Shelton, Bobby Reed, Mark Luttrell, Jason Luttrell, Robbie Cupp and Pete Rogers. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
TALLENT, HELEN KIDD - age 86, of Maryville, died Saturday, May 2, 1998, at Asbury Acres Health Center. She was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Tallent; parents, H.G. and Minnie K. Kidd; brother, Stuart Kidd. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Horace E. and Louise Kidd of Bettendorf, Iowa; nieces and husbands, Vivian and Gerald Lonas of Maryville, Edwina and Paul Jones of Illinois; nephew and wife, Lynn and Becky Kidd of Illinois; several great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth B. Green officiating. The interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Monday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
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.
WAMPLER, ELIZABETH SARTEN - age 65, of Philadelphia, passed away early Saturday morning, May 2, 1998, at her home. She was a member of New Vision Praise and Worship Center and a Children's Church worker. Preceded in death by granddaughter, Christina Thomas; parents, Isaac Jerome Sarten Sr. and Lucy Fritts Sarten; brothers, Fred, Bill, Jack and Charlie Sarten; sisters, Dorothy Currier, Lucy Sarten and Margaret Currier. Survivors: husband, Rev. George A. Wampler; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley Sue and Dale Tolliver of Lenoir City, Wanda and David Thomas of Manchester, Esther and Clarence Herman of Philadelphia, Tammie Denise Wampler of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Rev. James and Janie Wampler of Malden, Mo.; Godson, Steve Felde of Chicago, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Isaac Sarten Jr. and Henry Sarten, both of Lenoir City; sisters, Bea Robinson of Midtown; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Monday at the New Vision Praise and Worship Center with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m., Rev. Rick Lambert, Rev. Michael Thrasher and Rev. Lee D. Wright officiating. Interment Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Vision Praise and Worship Children's Church, P.O. Box 1133, Lenoir City, TN 37771. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
WEEMS, CLAUDE HAYES, JR. - age 62, of Knoxville, died unexpectedly Thursday, April 30, 1998, at his home. A native of Greene County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Claude Hayes and Kathleen Smith Weems. He was a graduate of Tusculum College in Greeneville and retired from the Knox County school system where he taught school at Fulton High School, Bearden Junior High, Northwest Middle School, West Hills Elementary and the Amherst School. Mr. Weems was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian faith. He is survived by his children, daughter, Julie Weems, LaGrange, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Claude H., III and Sharon Weems, Knoxville; brother, Dr. Charles Weems, Honolulu, Hawaii; grandchildren, Benton and Sarah Weems, Knoxville; and former wife and friend, Cecilia Anderson of St. Simons Island, Ga. His remains are at Highland Memorial Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Sunday, May 3 from 5-8 p.m. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Greeneville, Tenn. Highland Memorial Funeral Home.
WIDENER, JANE T. - age 74, of South Knoxville, passed away May 2, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of Blount Avenue Missionary Baptist Church and a retired LPN at St. Mary's Hospital. Preceded in death by husband, Jack E. Widener; brother, Bill ''Rabbit'' Tarver. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Emma Williams; son, Mike Widener; daughter and son-in-law, Jacqueline and Harry Davenport; grandchildren, Lisa, Michael, Brian, Tim and Sarah; six great-grandchildren; brother, Edward Tarver. Funeral 8 p.m. Monday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Danny Hill officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday, Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
WILL, MR. G. DAVID, III - age 49, died suddenly at his home in Atlanta on Sunday, April 26, 1998. After a long sales career as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Anheuser-Busch Co., Mr. Will left the company and began a career as a local sales representative in Atlanta. He worked with several different charities and was on the board of CADEF in Atlanta. Mr. Will was a native of St. Louis, Mo., and was the son of the late George D. Will, Jr. and Maeal Will Schulz of St. Louis. He was educated at the St. Louis Country Day School, the Wilbraham Academy in Massachusetts, and was a graduate of the University of Arizona where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. Mr. Will is survived by his wife, Anita Dobbs Will of Atlanta; and a sister, Alexandra Will Childress of St. Louis. Services were held in Atlanta. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Childhood Autism Diagnostic and Education Foundation (CADEF), 1007 Virginia Ave., Suite 209, Atlanta, GA 30354.
YOUNG, CLAUDE - age 59, of Mascot, died 8:21 p.m. Friday, May 1, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. Employee of Merita Bakery. Survivors: wife, Betty Sue Young; daughters and sons-in-laws, Kimberly Claudette and David Stuffle, and Vickie Kaylene and Richard Beckner, all of Mascot; grandchildren, Christopher Stuffle, Carrie Stuffle and Kelly Beckner, all of Mascot; sister, Betty Sharp, Knoxville; half-sisters, Diane Davis and Darlene Edwards; half-brothers, Bo Young and Gary Young; step-mother, Dorothy Young, all of Maynardville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Kenneth E. Shinlever, Jr. officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary to go in procession to Bookwalter Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service and interment. Pallbearers: Floyd Justice, Charles Carter, Brad Sweeney, Ricky Sharp, Jeff Sorey and Tony Young. Honorary pallbearers: employees of Merita Bakery. Memorials may be made to Roseberry Baptist Church, 2920 Roseberry Rd., Mascot TN 37806; or Child & Family Services, 901 Summit Hill, Knoxville, TN 37915. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway.