Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ADDINGTON, JUANITA - of Maryville, passed away Monday morning,
May 4, 1998 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith.
Preceded in death by parents, Stephen G. and Kittie B. Addington; brother
Robert Lee Addington. Survivors: special friend and companion, Raymond
Chambers of Maryville; brother and sister-in-law, John and Delores Addington
of Maryville; niece and husband, Vickie and Bob Howard of Cleveland, Tenn;
nephew and wife, Joe and Michelle Addington of Maryville; great niece,
Jennifer Douglas of Germany; great-nephews, Jason Howard, Justin Addington,
both of Maryville; great-great-niece, Lexi Douglas of Germany. Funeral
service 8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Charles Ridner
officiating. Family and friends will meet at Sherwood Memorial Gardens
at 11 a.m. Wednesday for the interment service. The family will receive
friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
BOWLING, IRENE WEAVER - age 90, of Clinton, Tenn., died Monday at Methodist Medical Center. Born December 2, 1907, in Anderson County, Tenn. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Clinton, Tenn., 37716. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Bowling; parents, George and Eliza Weaver; daughter, Carolyn Bowling. Survivors include one daughter, Christine and husband Charles Stringfield of Powell; three sons and daughters-in-law, Roy L. and Sally Bowling of Jupiter, Fla., Dr. Kermit W. Bowling of Old Hickory, Tenn., Glenn W. and Ann Bowling of New Tazewell, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Anna Garner of Louisville, Tenn., Lorene Bowling, Katherine Bowling, Lou Bowling, all of Clinton; and brother-in-law, Link C. Bowling of Clinton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Cemetery Fund, Clinton, Tenn. Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 1998 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 1998, at Bethel Baptist Church in Clinton with Rev. Mark Keith officiating. Burial, Wednesday, May 6, 1998 at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Clinton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.
BURNS, WILLIAM FRANK - age 96, passed away Saturday, May 2, 1998, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Retired from Fred Black Motor Company. Preceded in death by wife, Lillian Luther Burns; son, Franklin Eugene Burns; grandson, Craig Burns; brothers, Dr. Harold Burns, Hershell Burns and Herman Burns. Survived by son, Richard Emerson Burns; sister, Gussie Spears of California, Pat Burns, formerly of Alcoa; grandchildren, Joella Thomas, Teresa Norwood, Bebe Yarber-Graham Burns and Lee Burns; several great-grandchildren. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Tom King officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 1:30-2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
BUSH, DAVID ALAN -age 47, of Knoxville, died Sunday, May 3, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center. He was a graduate of Bearden High School and a lifelong member of Temple Beth El. David was the beloved son of Mathis and Bea Bush and devoted brother of Deborah Roberts, Carolyn Bush, and Jennifer Bush. He is also survived by his uncle, Gerson Bush; niece and nephew, Megan and Daniel Roberts; brothers-in-law, John Roberts and Fred Otte, and family friend Lora Corder. Family and friends will meet Tuesday at New Jewish Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rabbi Howard Simon officiating. Pallbearers: Raja Jubran, Jerry Kolodkin, Roger Moore, Hobart Morgan, John Roberts and Bill Wilburn. Honorary pallbearers: Howard Rabin and David Richer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Temple Beth El, Arnstein Jewish Community Center of Beta Home, a mental health group home. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
CLABO, ROBERT LEE - age 51, of Sevierville, died Monday, May 4, 1998. Survivors: wife, Wilma Lee Stoner Clabo; sons, Steve of Dandridge, Kenny of Seymour; step-sons, Charlie Dellinger, Sevierville, Allen Dellinger, South Carolina; grandchildren, Charity, Mika and Ashley Clabo; step-grandchildren, Brandy, Tassi, Harold and Robert Delligers; mother, Blanche Shular; sister and brother-in-law, Wilma Jean and Harold Stoner; niece and husband, Robin and Ed Parrott. Funeral service 7 p.m. Wednesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Floyd Powell and Rev. Eugene Stinnett officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Thursday in Zion Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
FINLEY, BETTY BUFFAT - age 62, of Route 4, (Buffalo Community), Rutledge, passed away at 10:10 p.m. Sunday evening, May 3, 1998, at her residence following an extended illness. She was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City where she served as an ordained elder, Sunday School teacher, and youth leader. Mrs. Finley was a longtime water color painter and artist by trade for many years, having retired as a commerical artist from the Miller's/Hess department store chain. She was the co-owner of ''Miss Emily's Tea Room'' in Jefferson City, where she worked as a professional caterer in Jefferson, Grainger, and surrounding counties. Mrs. Finley was a member of the Board of Child and Family Services in Knoxville where she attained Volunteer Member of the Year and was the organizer of the Millertown Home for Boys. She was a volunteer with the Tennessee Nursing Service for several years. Mrs. Betty Imogene Buffat Finley was a direct descendant of John Adair, who was the founder of Knoxville, as well as the Kinzel Family of Kinzel Springs in Blount County and to the Buffat family who were Swiss immigrants to the United States of America. She was preceded in death by her parents, George R. and Margaret Young Buffat. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Harold Wayne Finley of Rutledge; daughter and son-in-law, Candice Finley-Brooks and Charlie of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Mont and Susan Finley of Rutledge; grandchildren, Morgan and Nathan Finley of Rutledge; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening, May 5, 1998, from the First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City with Dr. Robert Reno officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning, May 6, 1998, in the Spring Place Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Knoxville. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening immediatly following services at the church in the fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Betty Finley Memorial Fund, First Presbyterian Church, Jefferson City, TN. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411 West Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, TN 37760 Phone (423) 4752D3892.
GUTHRIE, MRS. ANN WEAVER - age 54, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 2, 1998. She courageously fought a serious illness for many years. She was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Cheatham Hall Weaver. She is survived by her devoted husband, Ronald Guthrie; her daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Mark Podgorski; her son and daughter-in-law, David and Lydia Guthrie; her daughter, Shari Guthrie; her mother, Earnestine Weaver; her sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Marvin Hall; her four granddaughters, Holly Rachel, Paige Rebecca, Mary Angela and Ansley Jane; five nephews and two nieces; and many extended family members and loving friends. Interment will be 12 noon Tuesday at Lynnhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Vernon Holstad officiating. Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
HOLLOWAY, JOHNNIE JANICE - age 79, of Lenoir City, passed away Monday morning, May 4, 1998, at the Parkwest Hospital. She was a member of Martel United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was a retired machine operator from Yale and Town after 30 years. Preceded in death by parents, Samuel and Edith Steele Holloway; brothers, Roy, Charlie, and Gene Holloway; sister, Jessie Kelley. Survivors: sister, Ruth Holloway, with whom she made her home; brother, Paul Holloway of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews; special niece, Debbie Jane Holloway of Lenoir City. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday or may call at their convenience at the home of Paul Holloway on Martel Road. Funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Trotter officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
HOLMES, DR. GRACE L. - of 2565 Linden Ave., entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 30, 1998. She was widow of Arthur Holmes, Sr. She was a devoted and faithful member of Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church where she served faithfully in many capacities until she went to meet her Savior. She is survived by devoted family: son, Major Gen. Ret. Arthur Holmes, Jr.; beloved daughter, Betty H. Mason; daughter-in-law, Wilma K. Holmes; granddaughters, Deborah H. (Robert W.) Cook and Sharon H. (Kenneth H.) Key; great-grandchildren, Nina L. Cook, Jarryd M. Key; sister-in-law, Ms. Maggie Holmes; a host of nieces, nephews and godchildren to include Rev. and Mrs. Joel Miles, Ms. Roberta J. Martin, Rev. Gloria Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hill, Mrs. Gay A. Linder, Mr. and Mrs. Beal Bourne, Rev. and Mrs. Michael Ellis, Robert Minter III; and many devoted friends to include Mrs. Melissa Stewart and Mrs. Estelle Johnson and the Clinton Chapel AME Zion family and the AME Zion Connectional family. Open visitation Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, 546 College St. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10-11 a.m. at Greater Warner Tabernacle AME Zion Church, 3800 Martin Luther King Ave. Funeral services to be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Rev. Joel Miles, eulogist. Interment to follow Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa Highway. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge.
LEE, MARY HELEN - age 85, of East Knoxville, died Monday, May 4, 1998 at her home. Member of New Life United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles W. Lee and parents, Clarence and Ruby Lee Julian. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann and Thomas R. Thress; daughter, Luretta Bell Price; grandchildren, Lisa Kay Allen, Robert Vincent Price and Beverly Ann Price; great-grandchildren, Ashlyn Bailey Price, Thomas Matthew Allen and Noan Isaiah Allen; brother, Clarence Ray Julian; cousin, Evelyn French; best friend, Irene Wright, all of Knoxville. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Patrick C. Polis officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the entrance to Greenwood Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service and interment. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
MAJORS, PARLIN - age 68, of Rutledge passed away 10:55 a.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at his home. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers, and a sister. Survived by wife of 43 years, Helen Daniel Majors, son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Tammy Majors; grandsons, Adam and Tyler Majors, all of Rutledge; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ethel and Junior Watson of Rutledge, Marie and Charles Milton of Hilton Head, S.C., Wanda and Sam Henderlight and Cleo Welch, all of Knoxville; brother and sisters-in-law, Frank and Ollie Majors of Knoxville and Lee Wanda Majors of Strawberry Plains; several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to family, friends and neighbors who helped out during his illness. Funeral services 8 p.m. Tuesday Fielden Chapel with Revs. Gary Satterfield and Randy Smith officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oakland Cemetery. Friends and family will meet at the cemetery 10:45 a.m. for the interment service. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6:30-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
MOORE, CLIFFORD ''BUD'' DEWEY -age 77, of 3485 Nina Rd., White Pine, passed away Sunday, May 3, 1998, at Lakeway Regional Medical Center, Morristown following an extended illness. He was a former resident of the Flatwoods Community of Dandridge and was a retired employee of Scarlet's Dairy Farms of New Market. Survivors: wife, Beulah McGill Moore; daughters, Jo Ann Campbell of Knoxville, Phyllis Ownby of Kodak, Nadine Wilson of Gatlinburg, Linda Gilbert of Morristown, Imogene Watson of Dandridge, Carolyn Cross and Marilyn Waggoner, both of Lenoir City; son, Dewey Moore of White Pine; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister, Clara Thomas of Knoxville.
He Takes Only the Best
Funeral services, Tuesday, May, 5, 1998, 8 p.m. at Farrar Dandrige Chapel with Rev. Charlie McGill officiating. Interment graveside services, Wednesday, 2 p.m. at the Dandridge Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends Tuesday evening 6-8 p.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.
MILLS, CHARLES E. - age 75, of Knoxville, passed away at home May 3, 1998. Member of Broadway Baptist Church. Veteran of World War II and SAW Combat in Northern France, The Battle of the Buldge, The Rhineland and Central Europe. Retired after 25 years from Union Carbide and Martin Marietta in Oak Ridge. Active member of V.F.W. Post 1733 and American Legion Post 2, 40 and 8. Preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Mills; and brother, Herbert Mills. Survivors: sister, Mrs. Ted Kaylor of Knoxville; and brother, George Alan Mills of Oak Ridge. Service 11 a.m. May 6, 1998, at Mynatt's Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Darrell Avery officiating. Interment to follow at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with military honors given by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
NEWMAN, EMMA MAE ''DIB'' - age 54, of Friendsville, passed away Sunday evening, May 3, 1998, at the home of her aunt. Member of Madison Ave. Baptist Church. Preceded in death by mother, Grace Chastain. Survivors: husband, Bob R. Newman; daughters, Julie Avison of Gatlinburg, Denise Newman of Friendsville; grandson, Jacob Newman; father, Claude W. Chastain of Maryville; sister, Ruby Chastain of Maryville; brothers, Caleb Chastain of Chicago, Ill., Don Chastain of Phoenix, Ariz., Junior Chastain, Jack Chastain, Joe Chastain, all of Maryville; several aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 3 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Paul Stinnett officiating, interment to follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
NICLEY, MRS. HAZEL LEE (SAMPSON) - age 83, of Washburn, Puncheon Camp Community, passed away suddenly Sunday evening, May 3, 1998 at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, to be announced later by Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.
OLLIS, DONALD CLEVELAND, SR. - age 57, of Knoxville, died suddenly at his home Sunday morning, May 3, 1998. Member of Westside Baptist Church and was employed by Ameristeel. Preceded in death by father, Mitchell Ollis; and brother, Jerry Ollis. Survivors: children, Sherry Ollis, Angie Ollis, Donnie Ollis, Jr., Timmy Ollis, David Ollis, Mike Reynolds, Mary Tweed, Loney Kay, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, David and Laura Sanders, Shawn Ollis, Amy, Jeremy and April Mullins, Kane Ollis, Brena and Brandon Sweet, Heather Reynolds, B.J., all of Knoxville; mother, Rosa Ollis; brothers, Hubert Ollis of Knoxville, Mike Ollis of Nashville; sisters, Pat Thomas of Florida, Barbara Watson of Vonore, Debbie Grageda of Florida; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Rose Broadway Chapel with Rev. Howard Hurst officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday for an 11 a.m. interment service at Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tim, Donnie, David, Mike and Hubert Ollis, and Gene Watson. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
ROBERTS, MR. WILLIAM J. ''BILL'' - age 46, of Corryton, went home to meet his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 3, 1998. He was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church, Luttrell. He is preceded in death by sister Rebecca Roberts; grandparents, James and Vesta Roberts; grandfather, Frank Anderson; father and mother-in-law, Hubert and Alice Buckner. He is survived by loving wife of 15 years, Ellan June Buckner Roberts of Corryton; parents, William ''Pete'' and Ella Mae Roberts; brothers and wives, Mark and Linda Roberts, and Richard ''Tim'' and Terri Roberts; sister and brother-in-law, Cynthia and Gary Cooper; several nices and nephews, along with many friends are left behind as well. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, May 5 at Ailors Mortuary, Maynardville. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, New Friendship Baptist Church, Luttrell. Rev. Jerry Tharp, Rev. Leonard Goins and Rev. Richard Nicley officiating. Graveside services will follow at Dyer Cemetery. Pallbearers: Sam Thomas, Joe Hickle, Gene Crutchfield, James Earl, Jr., Steve Kitts, Jimmy Anderson, Brian Anderson, Mike Samples, Louis Sementelli, Shawn Proffitt, Troy Roberts, T.J. Roberts. Honorary pallbearer, Gary Cooper, II. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge of arangements.
ROBINSON, GURTH - age 91, formerly of Knoxville, died Sunday, May 3, 1998. Mr. Robinson was president of Office, Supply and Equipment Company until his retirement. He was a member of Cherokee Country Club and a charter member of Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church. He leaves a daughter, Nancy Robinson Smith and husband, Gary of Atlanta; and three granddaughters, Catherine Lynn Cox, Tracy Cox Siddons and husband, David and Robin Cox McClenagan and husband, Robert; three great-grandchildren, Robert Doyle McClenagan, Ryan Mead McClenagan and Brooke Elizabeth Bolden. Graveside services will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, 1998, Dr. William R. Barron officiating. Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel of Bearden in charge of arrangements.
SMITH, TATE L. - age 71, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday morning at St. Mary's Hospital. Member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. Retired from Liberty National Insurance Company with 23 years service. Survivors: wife, Lois Smith; daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and Fred Brannon Jr. of Powell, Susan and Gordon Mapes III of Richmond, Va., Melissa Metzger and fiance William Ward of Washington, D.C.; grandchildren, Jason and Jessica Brannon, and Stuart and Chloe Mapes; brother, Glen Smith; sister, Emma Payne, both of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Carl Oaks, Rev. Gordon Mapes III officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's by 10:15 a.m. Wednedsay and proceed to Carr Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Neil Cook, Virgil DeFord, Fred May, Bill Love, Kenny Hubbs and Glen Pressley. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 4014 Garden Drive, Knoxville, TN 37918. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
STEWART, GEORGE W. - age 62, of Maryville, formerly of Pine Bank, Pa., passed away Sunday evening, May 3, 1998, at the family home. Survivors: wife, Mildred Montgomery Stewart; stepsons, Edward J. Burdyck, James W. Burdyck, both of Maryville; stepdaughters, Mittie Petway of Wilson, N.C., Jo Anna Stasieczko of Maryville; eight step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd Paul Stewart of Vine Grove, Ky., Fred D. Stewart of Pine Bank, Pa.; sisters, Rosie Morris of Waynesburg, Pa., Marigold Stewart of Carmichael, Pa., Thelma Roby of Westover, W.Va.; several nieces and nephews. The body was cremated and no services are planned. Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
STOOKSBURY, ELENORA NELL - departed this life Sunday, May 3, 1998, at Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga. She was a member of Macedonia Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth L. Stooksbury. Survivors: daughters, Connie Green and Pat Collins; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; brothers, Fred and P.M. Coram. The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Thursday, May 7, and a memorial service will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Chris Francis of Friendship Baptist Church officiating at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
THOMAS, EVELYN WADE - passed away Sunday, May 3, 1998, at her home in Halls. She was a member of Second United Methodist Church. Mrs. Thomas is survived by her sister, Jean W. Reed; daughters, Theresa Drinnon and Rebecca Harvey, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Greg Lee, Alisha Schulz, Tony Harvey, Stacy Parker and Chris Drinnon; and five great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by funeral service at 7:30 p.m. at Second United Methodist Church with Rev. J. Russell Taylor and Rev. Gerald McFarland officiating. Family and friends will meet at New Gray Cemetery, Wednesday for a 1 p.m. interment service. Pallbearers: Greg Lee, Tony Harvey, Chris Drinnon, Richie Schulz and Justin Parker. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Second United Methodist Church, 1524 Western Ave., Knoxville, TN 37921. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
VIOLET, HAVEN TIPTON - age 69, of Clinton, Tenn., died Sunday at her home. Born June 3, 1928, in Blue Ridge, Ga. Retired from Department of Energy after 24 years of service as a secretary. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, Clinton, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Stella Tipton; brother, Billy Tipton. Survivors include her husband, Joe Violet; one daughter, Deborah and husband, Thomas Queener of Clinton; two sons, Michael and wife, Jan Violet of Clinton; Mark Violet of Clinton; three grandchildren, Theresa Manning, Melissa Queener and Lauren Violet; one great-granchild, Kayla Manning; sisters, Hazel Herpka of Cohutta, Ga., Calrice Addington of Cohutta, Ga.; brother, Randall Tipton of Dalton, Ga.; half-sisters, Blanche Paris of Marietta, Ga., Annie Pearl Addington of Dalton, Ga.; half-brothers, Truman Tipton of Morganton, Ga., Clifford Tipton and Bobby Tipton, both of Morganton, Ga.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, 1998 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with Rev. Warren Wattenbarger officiating. Burial 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, 1998 at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton. Visitation, 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 1998 at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton.
WALKER, MAUDE ELIZABETH (CISSY) - age 80, passed away 8:55 a.m. Sunday, May 3, 1998, at Shannondale Retirement Center. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Island Home Baptist Church. Maude was a retired CPA from Bakersfield, Calif. Preceded in death by parents, Sarah Elizabeth Giffin Walker (Sadie) and John H. Walker of Knoxville; and brother, Max Walker of Bakersfield, Calif. Survived by beloved aunt, Mrs. Knaffl C. (Margaret Rice) Giffin; and cousins, Mrs. Joan Giffin Adams and husband Ralph O. Adams, Mrs. Lois Shaw, Mrs. Cathy Adams Poag and Cynthia Carol Adams. Graveside service 11 a.m. Tuesday, Island Home Baptist Church Cemetery, Rev. C. Ray Kitts officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
WEBB, CLAUDE EDWARD - age 83, of Knoxville, passed away Sunday morning at St. Mary's Hospital. Charter member of Old Beverly Baptist Church. Retired machinist from Southern Railway. Survivors: wife, Bobbie Payne Webb; daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Fred Dills of Maynardville; son, Charles Webb of Knoxville; grandchildren, Charles and Theodore Webb of Knoxville, Debra Bailey of Maryville, Tamara Fawver, Charlene and Chuck Doss, all of Knoxville, Fredric Edward and Jenifer Dills of Maynardville; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Beulah Williford and Trula Story of Knoxville; brother, Eugene Webb of Cleveland, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. David Rhines and Rev. Jack Day officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's by 10:30 a.m. Thursday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Robert Wayne Watkins, Chester DeMarcus, Jim and Joey Chappell, Mark and Anthony Reda. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Mynatt's.