Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ARMBRUST, VERNON GEORGE - age 81, of Kingston, passed away
May 13, 1997, at Fort Sanders Medical Center, Knoxville. Survived by his
wife of 58 years, Hazel; daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Bill England
of Yakima, Wash., Jackie and Paul Goranson, of Kingston; five grandchildren;
four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday,
May 17, 1997, at Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston.
BAKER, FRANCES (AUNT FRANCES-AUNTIE) - age 76, of Powell, went to be with the Lord 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. She was a longtime and faithful member of First Baptist Church, Powell, retired from Powell High School Food Service after 15 years, member of the Eastern Star and very active in her Sunday School class. Preceded in death by her parents, John Frank Baker, Sr. and Myrtle Baker; sisters, Cora Lee Baker and Opal Metcalf; brother, John Frank Baker, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Linda and Marvin Metcalf, Wayne Fisher. Survivors: brother, James G. Baker, Knoxville; nieces, Anita Fisher, Powell, Cathy Summers, Pennsylvania; niece and husband, Ellie and Gary Howe, Knoxville; nephews and wives, Eugene and Wilma Metcalf, Kentucky, Ronnie and Barbara Metcalf, Florida; great nieces and nephews, Steve and David Metcalf, Harrogate, Bill Fisher, Knoxville, Frances Lee Fisher, Claxton, John Fisher, Powell, Brad Metcalf, Kentucky, Britt Metcalf, Pennsylvania, Bart Metcalf, Florida; special great nieces and great-nephews, Jennifer Gregory, Halls, Christy Summers, Halls, April, T.J. and Spencer Howe, Knoxville; nine great-great nieces and great-great nephews, special friends, Peggy Alley, Bea Moore and Carol Massengill with a host of other friends too numerous to mention. Her life was complimented by the family and friends that surrounded her life. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Phil Jones and Rev. Mark Kidd officiating. Interment Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: T.J. Howe, Bill Fisher, Ricky Gregory, Richard Summers, Jack and John Alley. Honorary pallbearers: Frances Lee and John Fisher, Steven and David Metcalf and Arther Beeler. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
BLEVINS, VIVIAN HUX - 86, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., passed away Wednesday at her home. She was the widow of Byron C. Blevins Sr. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda Kay and Winn Davis; sons, Byron Blevins and Stacy Blevins, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister and brother-in-law, Kate and Bob Delay of Etowah; several cousins. Friends will meet 10:30 a.m. Monday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside service, Dr. Tom Ballard officiating. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
CARLSON, ARTHUR EDWIN (ART) - age 82, of Dandridge, formerly of Rocky River (Cleveland), Ohio, passed away 1 p.m. Friday, May 16, 1997, following an extended illness. He was a member of the Dandridge First United Methodist Church and was a retired engineer of Warner and Swasey Co. of Cleveland, Ohio after 42 years of service. Mr. Carlson was also a member of the Clifton Lodge No. 664 F.&A.M. of Lakewood, Ohio and the Knoxville Scottish Rite Bodies. Survivors: wife, May Beckstrom Carlson of Dandridge; daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Fred Cline of New Market; granddaughter, Laura Kay Williams and great-granddaughter, Rachel Elizabeth Williams. Graveside funeral services Monday, 11 a.m., at Jefferson Memorial Gardens with Rev. Hugh Kilgore officiating. Friends may call at their convenience after 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorials be made to the Dandridge First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 8, Dandridge, TN 37725, or to the Salvation Army. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.
CONNER, REVA - age 75, of Maryville, died Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Colonial Hills Nursing Home. She was a member of Madison Avenue Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her brother, Aaron Russell. Survivors: husband, Willard Conner; son and daughter-in-law, Willard R. and Karen Conner of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Toni and Danny Bowling of Maryville; grandchildren, Sean Bowling, Shannon Carnes, Sonja Brown, Renee Parrott, Michael Conner; great-grandson, Phillip Irwin; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Marion Russell of Asheville, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 1997, Trinity Chapel Smith Mortuary with Rev. Glenn Grubb officiating. The family and friends will assemble at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Smoky Mountain Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Pigeon Forge for the interment. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Trinity Chapel, Smith Mortuary, Maryville.
DAVENPORT, STANLEY, JR. - age 71, of Knoxville, died 8:20 a.m. Thursday, May 15, 1997, at the family home. Retired from Bike Athletic Co. after 40 years of service. Preceded in death by brother, Bob Davenport. Survivors: wife, Mildred M. Davenport, Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley Ann and Clarence Abbott, Riverside, Calif.; sons and daughters-in-law, Roger T. and Judy F. Davenport, Danny L. and Shirley R. Davenport; foster son, George Clinton, all of Knoxville; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sister, Josie Slavery, Knoxville; brothers, James Davenport, Knoxville and Riley Davenport, Richmond, Calif. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Rick Passmore officiating. Interment, Bookwalter Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
FAULKNER, MRS. MARIA AGEE - age 82, departed this life Friday, May 16, 1997, at LaFollette Nursing Home. Member of the LaFollette First Baptist Church. She worked for many years as a nurse at LaFollette Hospital and was a wonderful mother, grandmother, neighbor and true friend to all who knew her. Preceded in death by parents, John and Lillian Agee, her husband, Edmond E. Faulkner, and brother, Jack Agee of South Carolina. Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Ann Roback, Farragut, Tenn., Mrs. Mary Lil Griffith, Kingsport, Tenn.; sons, Jack and John Faulkner, both of LaFollette; 17 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; sister, Mrs. Carolyn Myers, Dallas, Texas; brothers, Joe Agee, Knoxville, Bob Agee, Pulaski, Tenn., Jim Agee, Jacksboro, Tenn. Funeral services Sunday, May 18, 1997, 8 p.m. at LaFollette First Baptist Church with Dr. Carroll Golden officiating. Family and friends will meet Monday, May 19, 1997, 11 a.m. at Campbell Memorial Gardens for interment. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday before services at LaFollette First Baptist Church. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the LaFollette First Baptist Church Building Fund, 301 West Central Avenue, LaFollette, TN 37766. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
FRYE, REV. CARL LEE (C.L.) - age 55, of Powell, passed away Thursday, May 15, 1997. Pastor of New Victory Baptist Church of Powell. Preceded in death by father, Lillard Frye. Survived by wife, Brenda Frye; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and Micheal Mink, Donna and Dennis Ball; son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Carlene Frye; and daughter, Jennifer Frye; mother, Wilma Loy; brother, Bill Frye; sisters, Juanita Mathis of Hebron, Ky., Norma Bowling of Powell; grandchildren, Justin, Stephen, Micheal, Jason, Jeramy, Brittney and Miranda and many beloved friends. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Louie Branch and Rev. Jack Chapman officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Monday and proceed to Browns Gap Baptist Church Cemetery for graveside interment service at 2 p.m. Pallbearers: Mike Henry, Troy Cheek, Gary Cheek, David Webb, Dan Hubbard, Wayne Williams. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
GREGORY, LAWRENCE WILLIAM, JR. - 71, of Powell, went home to be with the Lord Friday, May 16, 1997. Navy Veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific. Longtime member of Temple Baptist Church of Powell; retired from Kentucky Central Life Insurance Company of Lexingon, Ky.; past-partner in Tennessee State Insurance Agency. Preceded in death by wife, A. Peggy Gregory. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Robert H. and Teresa Gregory; granddaughter and her husband, Wendy and Scott Sullivan; great-grandson, Justin Sullivan, all of Powell; sisters, Peggy Witt and Mary Louise Gregory, Knoxville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, Rose Broadway Chapel, the Rev. Clarence Sexton officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Monday at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens for 11 a.m. interment service with military honors by Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be co-workers at Tennessee State Insurance: Jack Maples, Gary Nichols, Joe McCarter, Larry Dixon, Jack Evans, Russ Williams, Bill Long. Memorial donations may be made to Crown College, P.O. Box 159, Powell, TN 37849. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30-2 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HASCALL, SELMA RUTH - age 79, of West Knoxville, passed away Friday, May 16, 1997, at the Baptist Hospital of East Tennessee. She was a member of the Concord Presbyterian Church. Retired from the University of Tennessee as administrative assistant to the Dean of Agricultural Research after 43 years, having received the E.J. Chapman Award for outstanding service in 1974. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Alan Hascall; parents, Roff and Lura Ruth; sisters, Effie Acuff, Mary Acuff, Willie Harrell and brother, Denver Ruth. Survived by sister, Janie Nicely of Washburn; sisters and brothers-in-law, Delta and Lewis Lightner of Sevierville and Myrtrude and Arthur Smith of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Reverend David Willingham and Dr. Robert Ferguson officiating. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Family and friends will meet at Highland Memorial Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Monday for an 11 a.m. graveside and interment service. Family requests memorials may be made to Concord Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
KARNS, THOMAS RANDOL - age 34, of Knoxville, passed away May 14, 1997, at UT Medical Center. He was a member of Inskip United Methodist Church and was a professional driver. Preceded in death by paternal grandmother, Esther Childers. Survived by wife, Terri J. Lee Karns of Knoxville; father, Thomas B. Karns of Ohio; mother, Beatrice Thies of Ohio; brothers, Eddie Fox of Ohio and Michael Fife of LaFollette; sisters, Elizabeth Beaty and Eugena Blankenship, both of Ohio; grandmother, Ethel Jackson of LaFollette; several nieces and nephews. Memorial service 4 p.m. Saturday, Inskip United Methodist Church, Rev. Lee Lee Castor officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Inskip United Methodist Church, ''Project Advance,'' 714 Cedar Lane, Knoxville, TN 37912. The family will greet friends immediately following services at the church. Arrangements by Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
LEE, O. ROSS - age 85, of Ft. Loudon Estates, Lenoir City, passed away early Friday morning, May 16, 1997, at the Farragut Health Care Center. He was a member of First Baptist Church since 1923. Member of the Society of Lee's of Virginia and the Clan McCloud Society. A former member of the Lenoir City Rotary Club. He was preceded in death by wife, Edith Lee. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, David and Joyce Lee of Lenoir City; sister, Kathleen Price of Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Louise Winter of Parrotsville. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Dick DeMerchant officiating. Interment Lenoir City Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
LEWIS, JOANNA M. - age 66, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday morning at home. Preceded in death by husband, Ernest F. Lewis. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Joe and Joan A. Lewis, Jeffrey L. and Diane L. Lewis; grandchildren, David, Alexis, Megan, Deanna, Corinne and Kyle; sisters, Grace Turner, Ruth McCoy and Chloe Gordon; brothers, Arnold, Andrew and Isaac Hill Jr. Service 8 p.m. Saturday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Robert Scott Yancey officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home 1:30 p.m. Sunday for graveside service at Glenwood Cemetery at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.
LONG, LEORA SCARLETT BRYAN - age 86, of Kodak, died Friday, May 16, 1997. She was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church and was preceded in death by son, Earnest Allen Bryan and husband, Johnnie Bryan and her brothers and sisters. Survivors: husband, Freeman Long; son, Carl Bryan and wife, Liz; daughters, Mrs. Gene (Mary) Lindsey, Mrs. Jerry (Ruby) Stiles, Mrs. Gene (Wanda) Thompson; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 4 p.m. Sunday at Deep Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Al Smith and Rev. Ben Knight officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment 11 a.m. Monday in Bryan and Drinnen Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
McROBERTS, EUAL D. - age 72, of Riceville, passed away Friday morning at his residence. He was a native of Englewood and a former resident of N. Augusta, S.C. Mr. McRoberts was a member of the Riceville United Methodist Church and a WWII Marine veteran. He was preceded in death by his son, Steven McRoberts and parents, Hilton and Clara Armstrong Roberts, also brothers Hugh, Charles and Claude McRoberts. Survivors: wife, Dortha Johnson McRoberts, Riceville, Tenn.; two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Cheryl McRoberts, Cleveland, Tenn., Danny and Virginia McRoberts, N. Augusta, S.C.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia Patt, Fond Du Lac, Wis., Susan and Steven Presnell, N. Augusta, S.C.; two sisters, Bobbye Lynn, Tellico Plains, Tenn., Peggy White, Friendsville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Danny McRoberts, Jr., David McRoberts, Jennifer McRoberts, Chris McRoberts, Terri McRoberts, Dottie Warren, Shari Toole and Ashley Presnell; four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Revs. Bill Griffith and Lee Hokaj presiding. Interment will be in the Mars Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
MILLSAPS, WILLIE - age 96, of Walland, died 9:24 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Rocky Branch Bethel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Alex Millsaps; parents, Henry and Rebecca Boring; several brothers and sisters; children, Otha and George Millsaps, Bessie Law, Elsie Hannah, and Lexie Tipton. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Susan Millsaps of Maryville; daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Cleaston Radford of Walland, Dorothy and Bob Abbott of Maryville, Dean and J.C. Barbra of Walland; daughters, Virginia Hurst of Maryville and Ellen Sellers of Illinois; 39 grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren; 35 great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Roy Boring of Walland. Graveside service and interment 11 a.m. Monday at Laws Chapel Cemetery with Rev. Tim Martin officiating. Friends may call at their convenience between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 1997, at Smith Mortuary, Maryville.
MOORESIDE, DR. DOUGLAS EDWARD - age 58, of Gatlinburg, died Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Fort Sanders-Sevier Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Mooreside. Dr. Mooreside had served as major in the U.S. Army. Was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and was retired from St. Mary's Medical Center after 23 years of service. Survivors: wife, Joyce Ogle Mooreside; sons, Peter Douglas Mooreside, Dickie Greene and wife, Johnna, Mark Greene and wife, Veronica; grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica, Samantha and Hunter Greene; mother, Alice Mooreside; cousins, Loraine Geddes Woodward of Pennsylvania, Robbie Geddes. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Rev. Bill Merritt and Rev. Bob Kendig officiating. Interment will follow in Pigeon Forge Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville, Tenn.
MORRISON, IRENE G. - age 89, of 2236 Williams Ferry Road, Lenoir City, formerly of Farragut, passed away Friday afternoon, May 16, 1997, at Loudon Health Care Center. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Church, Peters Road, Knoxville. She was preceded in death by husband, Joseph Morrison; son, James Morrison; parents, Newt Smith and Cora Robins Smith Wilkerson. Survivors: daughter, Juanita Russell of Knoxville; sons and daughters-in-law, Howard and Iva Morrison of Lenoir City, Kenneth and Thelma Morrison of Powell; grandson whom she reared, Ronald Russell of Lenoir City; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen Raper of Farragut; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Donny Crass and Rev. Tony Collins officiating. Graveside services 2 p.m. Sunday, Pleasant Forest Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
NEAL, JAMES - of Knoxville, departed this life Thursday, May 15, 1997, at U.T. Medical Center. Survivors: sister, Gladys (Willie) Johnson; uncle, Charles Moore; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Monday, May 19, 1997, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 12:30-1 p.m. with funeral to follow. Interment at Hickory Flats Cemetery, Decatur, Tenn. The family will be at the home of Charles Moore, 1639 Wimpole Ave., Apt. 57. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
NEWMAN, MR. CHARLES K. - age 68, of Dallas, Ga., formerly of Marietta, Ga., died Friday. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Carnichael Funeral Home in Marietta with Reverend Robert Noffsinger and Reverend Tony Samples officiating. Burial will be in Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Newman lived in Marietta for thirty-eight (38) years before moving to Dallas. He was employed with Lockheed Martin Aeronautical as a senior design engineer for forty (40) years. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a 1957 graduate of the University of Tennessee. Mr. Newman was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Barbara Ann Carter. Survivors include wife, Betty L. Newman of Dallas, Ga.; daughters, Donna K. Talbot of Deltona, Fla., Kathy Lyn Carter of Dallas, Ga.; son, Charles K. Newman II of Marietta, Ga.; stepdaughter, Brenda Sue Farr of Bowling Green, Fla.; nine grandchildren, one great grandson. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Peachtree Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Carmichael Funeral Home, 1130 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, Georgia 30064. Phone (770) 424-4924.
OWENS, HENRY VICTOR LEE - age 77, of Knoxville, passed away May 16, 1997, at Park West Hospital. He was a Veteran of World War II. He is survived by wife, Anna Louise Owens; daughter, Brenda of Chattanooga; sons, Delmar of Farragut, and Jimmy of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Lillie Husky of Sevierville and Dolly Williams of Seymour; seven grandchldren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Highland West with funeral service Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Highland West Chapel with Rev. Johnny Price officiating. The family is being served by Highland West Funeral Home, 693-9547.
PIGMON, IRENE T. - age 88, passed away at her home, Friday morning, May 16, 1997. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruben and Cora Thompson, husband of 41 years, Leonard Pigmon. She was a lifelong member of Mt. Airy Methodist Church, where she served as Sunday School teacher for many years. She was a member of the Sunshine Class and member of United Methodist Women, a former school teacher and retired manager of Cato's Store. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Pat Pigmon, Keith Pigmon and her very special friend, Wanda Reed; daughters, Brenda and son-in-law, Claude Lawson, Carolyn and son-in-law, Jackie Waites, Barbara and son-in-law, Mike Blevins, all of Morristown; grandchildren, Michael, Tammy and Travis Waites, Christopher and Jacob Blevins, Christy and Larry Swint, Karen and Joe Ballard, Larry Lawson, Sonya and David Shipley; great-grandchild, Natalie Shipley; brothers, Cecil, Earl and Ralph Thompson; sister, Ellare Hawk; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 1997, at Mt. Airy Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Rufkin officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to services. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
SEEBER, FLORA G. PHILLIPS - age 83, of Oliver Springs, passed away Friday, May 16, 1997, at her residence. She was a member of Mineral Springs Baptist Church. She was a retired cook of Hoskins Drug Store in Clinton. Preceded in death by husbands, Perry Phillips and Cecil Seeber; sons, Gene and Ronald Dean Phillips; sister, Mallie Smith; brothers, Frank and Bob Galbraith. She was born October 22, 1913, in Anderson County. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Geneva and Raven Bunch, Clinton, Bobbie and Elmer Whaley, Caryville, Ruby and Carl Tackett, Caryville, Faye and Claude Wilson, Lake City, Margaret and Lee Barber, Lake City, Pat and Larry Daugherty, Oliver Springs; sons and daughters-in-law, Frank and Wilma Phillips, Olvier Springs, Troy and Bernice Phillips, Lake City; stepdaughters, Lynette Seeber, Oliver Springs, Marilyn Seeber, Oliver Springs; sister and brother-in-law, Maxie and Gene Reed, Oliver Springs; sisters, Tinsey Phillips, Lake City, Minnie Parker, Briceville; brother, Roy Galbraith, Briceville; 19 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; special dear friend, Roxanne Farmer. Visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 1997, at Cox-Martin Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, May 19, at Mineral Springs Baptist Church with Rev. John Randolph officiating. Mrs. Seeber will lie in state one hour prior to the funeral service. Interment will follow in Indian Bluff Cemetery. Arrangements by Cox-Martin of Lake City.
WITHERELL, BRADLEY M. (BOB) - age 76, of Alcoa, formerly of Morristown and Columbus, Ohio, passed away Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Mr. Witherell was retired from Jeffrey Manufacturing after 43 years of service and an Army veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace L. Witherell; parents, George and Edith Witherell and a sister, Ruth Catri. Survivors: wife, Pauline H. Witherell, Alcoa, Tenn.; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Toni Witherell, Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy J. and William Kessler, Anstead, W.Va.; daughter, Sandy L. Kirkpatrick, Morristown, Tenn.; brothers, John Witherell, Shawnee Village, Ohio, Wilson Witherell, Columbus, Ohio; grandchildren, Kevin and Sean Witherell, DeeNeen Kirkpatrick, Beth and Tracy Kessler; step-grandchildren, Jamie, Corey, Ryan and Kyle Fordham; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services for Mr. Witherell will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 1997, at Mayes Mortuary. Interment will be in the Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Saturday at Mayes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Red Cross or the Morristown Rescue Squad. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.