Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ADCOCK, TRULA - age 87, of Corryton, passed away April
3, 1997. Member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband,
Rev. John Adcock and children, Ruth Adcock, Charles Adcock, and Opal Peters.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Frances and Charlie West of Corryton,
Betty Ann and Charles Hughes of Clearwater, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law,
Rev. Paul and Opal Adcock of Powell; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren;
five great-great-grandchildren. Service 8 p.m. Saturday, Mynatt's Chapel,
Rev. Herman Lakin, Rev. Basil Satterfield, and Rev. Jerry Vittatoe officiating.
Family and friends will meet at Cedar Grove Cemetery 2 p.m. Sunday for
interment. Pallbearers: Bryon Adams, Benny West, Billy Drews, Larry Adcock,
Harold Stanley, and Robert Warren. The family will receive friends 6:30-8
p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.
BARGER, BERT E. - of Lenoir City, died Friday morning, April 4, 1997 at the Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. He was a member of Dixie-Lee Baptist Church. He was the founder of Barger Electric and operated the business for several years. He was preceded in death by father, Frank Barger; mother, Callie Barger; brothers Lawrence, Ott, Tom and Luther Barger. Survivors include wife, Frances Thurmer Barger; son and daughter-in-law, Hobart and Jan Barger; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Donnie Stamey; granddaughter, Marcie Barger, all of Lenoir City; brother and wife, Millard and Dorothy Barger of Virginia; sister, Lucy Robinson of Greenback; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 2 p.m. Monday at the Dixie-Lee Baptist Church with the Rev. E.M. Sherwood and Rev. Bruce Yates officiating. Interment in the Loudon County Memorial Gardens. The body will lie in state for one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Family Life Center, c/o Dixie-Lee Baptist Church, 14650 Old Stage Road, Lenoir City, TN 37772. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Hawkins Mortuary, Lenoir City.
BAYLESS, MRS. MIRIAM DAVIS PARKER - departed this life, April 3, 1997, at Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital. Member of Caanan Baptist Church. Former employee of Knoxville College. Preceded in death by husband, William Bayless and son, Willie Parker. Survivors: daughters, Juanita, Jamesena and Barbara Bayless Parker; sons, Allen Parker and Marvin Bayless; grandchildren, Arthur, Stephen, Marcus, Yvette, Darwin, Stephanie, Bosha, Jamaris, and Chris; great-grandchildren, Demarcus and Arthur III; sisters, Mae Pearl Davis, Addie Mae Barnes, Detroit, Mich., Rosella (George) Davis; brothers, James Davis, Knoxville, Eddie (Chris), Joe (Anne) Davis, Detroit, Mich., Johnnie (Beatrice) Davis, Michigan; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, friends, and neighbors. The family will receive friends 1-1:30 p.m. Monday at Jarnigan's Chapel. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Rev. Harold Middlebrook officiating. Interment Knoxville National Cemetery. Arrangements by Jarnigan and Son Mortuary.
BERRY, JESSIE BLAIR - age 58, of Fountain City, passed away April 4, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church. Employee of Dollar General Store of Fountain City. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Bill Breeden; daughter, Theresa Blair Shipp; son and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Angie Blair; son, David Berry, Jr.; grandchildren, Jennifer Grant, Shannon and Joshua Shipp, Jessica Blair, Chase Breeden, Chasity Blair, Donna and Michael Marsh; mother, Grace Hopper; sister and brother-in-law, Billie and Eugene Hill. Service 5 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Garland E. James officiating. Family and friends will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery 10 a.m. Monday for interment. Pallbearers: Harold Holbert, Sr., Harold Holbert, Jr., Chuck Teal, Sherman Wires, Kevin Holbert, Brian Grant. The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
BRYANT, BILLY FRANK - age 65, died suddenly Thursday, April 3, 1997 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. He was retired from Area Pest Control and he had been employed part-time by Jeffrey Chain. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Arnie R. and Lena Murrell Bryant and brother, Charlie Bruce Bryant. He is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Nelle and Elwood P. Hastie; nephews, John Hastie of Vestal, N.Y., James Hastie of Knoxville; and niece, Janelle Hanelle Hastie Shoaf of Morehead, Kentucky; several aunts; uncles and cousins. A graveside service will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Jenkins Chapel Cemetery, Newport, with Rev. J.B. Gulley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to your favorite charity. Friends may call at their convenience at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
CARDEN, MRS. HATTIE G. - age 91, 2701 Lay Avenue, passed away at home after a lengthy illness. Former member of the Tennessee Note Singers. Member of Wilder Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors: loving and devoted son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. and Pat Avery; grandchildren, Sylvester (Mary) McClain, Mary (Lawrence) Dixson, Vivian (Tyrone) Moore, Anthony, Robert, and Billiam (Mary) Avery, all of Knoxville, Sharon (John) Knight, Fayetteville, N.C.; stepchildren, David (Felecia) and Marnie Gaston, Knoxville; 19 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur (Julia) Gardin, Spruce Pine, N.C.; sister, Thelma (Cleveland) Hayden, Nebro, N.C.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to include devoted friends, Katrina Wilson and the staff at Housecall East that helped care for Mrs. Carden. The family will receive friends 7-7:30 p.m. Sunday at Wilder Baptist Church. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Rev. Johnnie Reed officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens, 11 a.m. Monday. Arrangements by Jarnigan and Son Mortuary.
CHEEK, ARLENE ANN KAPALA - age 62, of Louisville, Tenn. passed away following a long battle with cancer 6:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, 1997, at her home. She was of the Catholic faith. Preceded in death by infant son, Ronald Kenneth Cheek; parents, John and Veronica Kapala; sisters, Stella Rochon and Margie Whitby; a brother, Raymond Kapala. Survivors include: husband, H. Clay Cheek; daughters and son-in-law, Tammy Cheek of Louisville, Cherie and David Sydes of Farragut; grandchildren, David Michael and Ashley Sydes; step-son, Jerry Cheek; step-grandchildren, Christy Lynn and Jerry Lee Cheek; brothers, Harry Kapala of Rogers City, Mich., Phillip and Chester Kapala of Alpena, Mich, Eugene Kapala of Lake, Michigan; sisters, Helen Robarge of Alpena, Mich., Edna Parker, and Martha Wertz of Warren, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Monday, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Father Vann Johnston officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday with a Rosary Service at 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
CODY, JETTIE MCCARTER - age 82, of Maryville, died Thursday, April 3, 1997. She was preceded in death by husband, Earl J. Cody and daughter-in-law, Faye Cody. She was a member of Gist's Creek Baptist Church. Survivors: son, Rev. E.L. Cody; daughter, Martha Ellen Chastain and husband Lloyd; grandchildren, Ellen and Mike Reagan, Robert and Vicky Cody, Allen Chastain, John and Vickie Cody; great-grandchildren, Richard Reagan, Kellie Cody, Joe Cody, Cody Reagan, Caleb Cody; sister, Rettie Galyon. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Rev. Troy Cody officiating. Interment 4 p.m. Sunday in Gist's Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
COLYER, ELSIE BROOKS - of Strawberry Plains, passed away Thursday, April 3, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Strawberry Plains. Preceded in death by husband, Robert H. (Hack) Brooks. Survived by husband, William B. Colyer; daughters and sons-in-law, Vivian and Boyce Bailey, Roberta (Bertie) and Roy Cook, Jewell and Bob Hux, all of Strawberry Plains, Anice and Marvin Ogle of Greeneville, Carolyn (Corky) and Leo Drappleman and Charlie Maner, Jr. of Knoxville; stepdaughter and husband, Rosemary and James Huffaker of Concord; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nephew and niece, John and Jimmie Hash of Corbin, Ky.; several other nieces and nephews and many friends. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church of Strawberry Plains with Rev. Craig Ward officiating. Interment in Eastview Memorial Garden. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Deacons of the church will be honorary pallbearers. The body will be taken to the church one hour before service. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
CRAWFORD, MRS. BEATRICE M. - age 57, of Toledo, Ohio, formerly of Bellevue, Ohio, passed away 12:13 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, 1997, at Medical College Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. She was a homemaker and had worked for the Heinz Corporation for ten years. She was born in Harrisburg, Pa., September 9, 1939, the daughter of Michael and Beatrice Cuff Barrows. Preceded in death by parents; brother, James Barrows; sister, Hildegard Shager. Survivors: loving husband of 41 years, James Frank Crawford, Sr., Toledo, Ohio; children, Beatrice (Mark) Latham, Martinton, Ill., Malinda (Jeffery) Distel, Clyde, Ohio, Marlene Rauch, Key West, Fla., James Crawford, Jr., Michigan; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Suzanne Craver, Phoenix, Ariz.; brothers, Charlie Barrows, Phoenix, Ariz., Sonny Shager, Pittsburgh, Pa., Patrick and Thomas Barrows, both of Fairbanks, Alaska; mother-in-law, Annie Crawford, Maynardville; sisters-in-law, Christine Taylor, Martha Monroe, Mary Allen, Ruby Clay, Linda Nicley; brothers-in-law, Virgil, Ivan, Elmer and Lee Crawford; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Richard Nicley officiating with music by Linda Nicley. Interment Yadon Cemetery. Pallbearers: nephews. Arrangements by Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.
DISHMAN, LOSSIE ELIZABETH ''BETTY'' - age 66, of Alcoa, died Friday, April 4, 1997, at Maryville Healthcare Center. She was employed by U.T. Hospital for 31, years and was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie David and Murel Wilcox Best. Survivors include: sons, Tommy Dishman of Alcoa, Paul Dishman of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, David and Cathy Dishman of Maryville; grandchildren, Bert Dishman, Paula Dishman, Jennifer Dishman, all of Knoxville; brother, Jessie David Best, Jr. of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J.D. Nuchols officiating. The interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
GILMORE, OPHELIA - age 65, of Knoxville, passed away April 2, 1997, at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of the Biblical House of God Church and was retired from Baptist Hospital after 15 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Leroy and Frances Wright; husband, Samuel Gilmore. Survivors: sons, Paul L. Wright, Samuel (Buster), Donald (Betty), and Ronald Gilmore; daughters, Denise Humphrey, Sharon (Theodore) Burris, and Jacqueline Gilmore; 18 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Royce (Doris), Frederick, Lee and Bob Wright; sisters, Alma Harrison and Mae Smith; devoted friends, Lisa Suttles and Booker T. Langston; many other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:30-7:00 p.m. at the Biblical House of God, Speedway Circle. Service to follow with Bishop Gary E. Wright officiating. Interment will be 11:00 a.m. Monday at Highland Memorial Gardens. Family will be at the home of Samuel Gilmore, 410 Surrey Rd. Unity Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
HENSLEY, TOLBERT D. (T.D.), JR., - 63, peacefully passed away at home on Friday morning, April 4, 1997. He was a veteran of the Korean War and retired from K.U.B. in January 1997. He was a member of Mountain View United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tolbert D. Hensley, Sr. and Ollie Correll Hensley; sister, Rosalee Hensley and brother, Glen Hensley. He is survived by his loving wife, Faye Hensley; sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Debbie Smithers, Troy Hensley and fiancee' Dee Ann Ott, Tim and Dianna Smithers, Brian and Dawn Hensley, Scott Smithers and fiancee' Lori Carter; and daughter, Jodi Fuller; there are six granddaughters; sister and brother-in-law, Frances and Carl Raley; sisters, Alice Hensley, Mary Hensley, Mamie Purkey, Helen Logan; special sisters-in-law, Lora Hensley, Kathyn (Kitty) Byrd; special cousin, Jane McGlothan; mother-in-law, Carrie Byrd; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 8 p.m. Sunday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Curtis Trent officiating, interment 11 a.m. Monday, Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Honorary pallbearers are Bill Dye, Bill Lonas, Ken Stevenson, Bob Bringle, Bob Bodenheimer, David Roach, and the Transportation Department of K.U.B. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
JONES, RUDOLPH V. - age 56, of Knoxville, formerly of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday, April 3, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was a Vietnam Era Veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1962-1965. Preceded in death by his parents, William S. Jones and Arthur Mae Cozart Jones; brother, William ''Buddy'' Jones; and sister, Nancy Thaxton. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Donnie Hamilton of Jonesboro, MiDona Worley-Uema and Katsuyoshi Uema of Okinawa, Japan; daughter, Danita J. Jones of Nashville; son, Barry T. Jones of Lenoir City; grandsons, Donnie Hamilton, Jr., Jamieson Hamilton and Barry Jibri Jones, all of Jonesboro; brother and sister-in-law, Curtis and Felecia Jones; sister and brother-in-law, Earenstine and W.J. Billingsley; sister, Yvonne Blevins, all of Lenoir City; an uncle; several aunts, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy West officiating. Burial will be in Martel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Monday. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
HUMPHREY, ISAAC W. - of Knoxville, departed this life, Sunday, March 30, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Jefferson City, Tenn. Member of Victory View Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wife, Mary P. Humphrey; mother; father; sister and brother. Survivors: daughter, Ssg. Joyce A. Humphrey; sons, Sct. Billy J. Humphrey, Jimmy L. Humphrey of Chattanooga, William D. Humphrey and David L. Humphrey of Knoxville; three sisters; seven brothers; several sisters and brothers-in-law; ten grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Sunday, April 6, 1997, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 3:00-3:30 p.m. with funeral to follow. Rev. Dexter Jordan, Jr., officiating. Interment of Longview Cemetery. The family will assemble at 1107 Elmwood St. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
JUSTUS, HORACE N., JR. - business executive and educator, expired on April 3, 1997, at 10:00 p.m. He served in World War II and retired after 25 years in the reserves as a major in the Army. Member of West Hills Baptist Church, serving as Deacon, Pastoral Care Coordinator and member of the adult choir. His career spanned 25 years in Justus and Co. and 22 years as an educator, retiring as principal of Whittle Springs Middle School having an interest in helping young people. He served as Cub Master, Scout Master, Key Club Advisor and Tennis Coach. He was a member of East Tennessee Teachers Association, lifetime member of PTA, and he endeared himself to his students and faculty. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Carolyn Huber Justus; sons, David L. Justus and Bill Justus; daughter-in-law, Sally Justus; grandchildren, Carolyn Jane and Stephanie Jo Justus; sisters and brothers-in-law, Anna Mae Cline, Marguerite and Roy Rankin, Dorothy and Andy Sprinkle; he leaves many nieces, nephews and cousins; special cousins, Nancy and Jim Kerr. Funeral service 7:00 p.m. Monday at West Hills Baptist Church with Dr. Marvin Cameron officiating. Interment will be private. Honorary pallbearers will be Deacons of West Hills Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Hills Baptist Church stain glass fund or the handicap ramp fund, please designate, 409 N. Winston Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909. Family will receive friends following the service at the church. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
KEILTY, MARCELLA SABRA - age 44, of Knoxville, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 2, 1997, at U.T. Hospital. She was of the Catholic faith. At the time of her death, Marcella, an RN who received a master of nursing degree from the University of Tennessee College of Nursing, was a clinical research nurse specialist/physician assistant in Dr. Alan Solomon's Human Immunology and Cancer Program at the University of Tennessee Medical Center's graduate school of medicine. She was a member of the Oncology Nursing Society with special certification as an advanced oncology nurse and a co-founder of the East Tennessee Coalition of Breast and Cervical Cancer that provides education and compassionate care for the women of East Tennessee. Survived by mother and stepfather, Isobell and Harold Carmack, both of Norfolk, Va.; and sisters, Eileen Hand of Chester, N.Y., and Helen Keilty of Norfolk, Va. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 11, 1997, at Wood Auditorium at U.T. Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Marcella S. Keilty, MSN, Nursing Scholarship Fund at the University of Tennessee College of Nursing or the Human Immunology and Cancer Gift Fund at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
LUCKETT, HAUTIE JANE - 87, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, April 3, 1997, at the Methodist Medical Center. Member of New York Ave. Church of Christ. Preceded in death by husband, Jesse M. Luckett, January 31, 1984. Survived by: daughters, Anne Anderson and Jane Higdon, both of Knoxville; brothers, Raymond Martin and wife Louise of Nashville, Tenn., Willard Martin of Donelson, Tenn., Howard Martin and wife, Jean of Pegram, Tenn.; sisters, Bessie Truett of Bon Aqua, Tenn., Mary Elizabeth Smith and husband, Dennie, of Nashville, Tenn., Gladys Chadwell of Crossville, Tenn.; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services are Saturday, April 5, 1997, at 12:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Mr. Edwin Jones officiating. Burial in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Memorials to E. Tn. School of Preaching, 6608 Beaver Ridge Rd., Knoxville, TN 37931 or the E.T. Christian Services, 4638 Chambliss Ave., Knoxville, TN 37919. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral service from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge.
McGLAMERY, REV. JAMES E. - age 54, of New Market, went to be with the Lord April 4, 1997, at U.T. Medical Center. He was the pastor of the Star of Hope Assembly of God in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Grace McGlamery, and a sister, Beatrice Denton. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; sister, Jo Ann Amos, Morristown; nephews, Neil Denton, Strawberry Plains, and Wayne Denton; niece, Lesa McGlamery, both of Morristown; foster children, Buddy and David Hickey, Randall Beeler, of Morristown, and Mark Beeler, Goodlettsville; three aunts and one uncle. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Allen Funeral Home with Revs. Darlene Miller and Barry Culberson officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MITCHELL, MR. GERALD - of Maynardville, passed away Friday, April 4, 1997. Preceded in death by grandparents, Luna Sharp, Beecher and Elsie Mitchell. Survived by children, Brittney, Blair and Brian; grandmother, Ella Sharp; parents, Audley and Liva Mitchell; sister, Vickie; brothers and wives, Keith, Mike and Carolyn, Gary and Debbie. Funeral services 8:00 p.m. Saturday, Ailor Chapel, Rev. Dean Mullins and Rev. Greg Sharp, officiating. Interment Monroe Cemetery, Sunday 1:00 p.m. Pallbearers: family and friends. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.
MOATS, JAMES W. - age 100, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 3, 1997, at his home. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He was an U.S. Army Veteran serving in W.W.I. Survivors: wife, Annie M. Moats; son, James Moats, Jr.; daughters, Barbara Childress and Myrtle Ann Johnson, all of Lenoir City, Beulah Akins of Sweetwater; 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; half-sisters, Mary Williams of Lenoir City and Grace Stevens of Mississippi; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Loudon County Memorial Gardens for graveside service and interment with Rev. H.K. Selvage officiating, followed by military services conducted by the American Legion Post #120 and VFW Post #5150 of Loudon. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Hawkins Mortuary, Lenoir City.
NAVRATIL, ROBERT N. - age 68, of Maryville, died Thursday, April 3, 1997, at U.T. Medical Center. He was a member of Highland Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder, was Maryville Vice Mayor, he was a partner in the Maryville law firm of Bird, Navratil, Kull and McCroskey, has been a member of the Maryville City Council and of the Maryville Planning Commission. Mr. Navratil served as president of the Blount County Chamber of Commerce, Blount County United Way, Maryville Optimist Club, Blount County Maryville College Alumni Association, Blount County Boy's Club and CONTACT Teleministries of Blount County. He also served as president of the Blount County Bar Association and was a member of the Tennessee Bar Association House of Delegates. He served in the U.S. Air Force, was a graduate of Maryville College and the University of Chicago Law School. He taught political science at Maryville College from 1957-58 and was admitted to the bar in 1958. Survivors include: wife, Nancy N. Navratil; children and spouses, Becky and Glenn Kerns of Charlotte, N.C., Joe and Terri Navratil, Angie and Rick Walker, all of Maryville; grandchildren, Bradley Kerns, Miranda Navratil, Jessica, Thomas, and Christopher Walker. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Maryville College Fine Arts Center with Rev. Ann Owens Brunger officiating. The interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. The body will lie in state from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the Maryville College Fine Arts Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highland Presbyterian Church, 721 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804 or to the Maryville College Alumni Association, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804-5907. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
ROE, TROY E. (BOOTS) - age 79, of Halls, departed this life on April 2, 1997. Longtime member of Bright Hope Methodist Church, retired from Avondale Farms Creamery, veteran of WWII, retired from Naval Reserves after 20 years of service. Survivors: wife, Erin Henry Roe; daughter and granddaughter, Peggy Garner and Valerie; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Vera Roe; sister and brother-in-law, Elsie and Carl Kitts; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Doris Sexton and Richard Cummings. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday. Full military honors will be provided at the grave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Knoxville Kidney Foundation. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
SMITH, ELDRIDGE E. - age 80, of 635 Pine Top Rd., Lenoir City, passed away Friday morning, April 4, 1997 at Loudon Hospital. He was a former member of First Baptist Church of Kingston from 1951-1969. A member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of Lenoir City from 1969 to present. A machinist at Union Carbide from 1951 to 1979. Loyal and faithful member in good standing with the Union Masonic Lodge F.& A.M. #38 from 1953 to present. He was Past Master of the lodge in 1958. He was active in the Eblen Cave Activity, Most Worthy Patron in the Order of Eastern Star #405, a member of the Shriners. Preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Helms Smith, and brother, Felder Smith. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Raymond E. and Rebeccah Smith of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Elysia Smith, Harlan Smith, and Cora Smith, all of Lenoir City; sisters, Norma Windham of Florence, S.C., Gertrude Hepburn of Florence, S.C., and Theo Alspaugh of Richmond, Va.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Saturday at Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glenn Gamble officiating. Masonic services will follow the funeral services conducted by Avery Lodge #593 F.& A.M. Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Saturday. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
SULLIVAN, BETTY LOU - age 68, of Knoxville, passed away Friday afternoon at St. Mary's Hospital. She attended Christ United Methodist Church. Retired from T.V.A. Preceded in death by husband, Sam Sullivan, Sr. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Sandra Sullivan, Jr., of Talbott; grandchildren, Erin Sullivan of Antioch and Mark Sullivan of Talbott; sisters, Louise Wise and Iris Leeper, both of Knoxville; special friends, Issac Braden of Lake City and Fletcher and Billy Morgan of Knoxville; nieces, Ramona Baross, Sonia Clift, Rachael Hickman, and Barbara Jean Davis. Funeral service 2:00 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Howard Hurst officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
VAN HUSS, MARY MYRICK - age 80, of Halls, passed away April 2, 1997, at her home. Member of Inskip Baptist Church and retired from Home Federal. Survivors: brother, Phillip John Van Huss of LaFollette; nieces and nephews, Terry and Tommy Van Huss of Atlanta, Allison Curtis of Rock Hill, S.C., Detta Hatmaker of Cleveland, Tenn. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery 1:45 p.m. Saturday for graveside services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ernest Condee officiating. The family will receive friends 12-1 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
WALKER, BERTHA M. - age 89 of Sevierville, died Friday, April 4, 1997. Survivors: sister, Minnie Moore; brother and sister-in-law, Fred and Libby Moore; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday in the East Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Rev. Ronald Reagan officiating. Interment will follow in Huskey's Grove Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Atchley Funeral Home.
WALKER, SEFFIE LOU HARDIN - age 88, a lifelong resident of Hardin Valley passed away April 3, 1997, at Parkwest Hospital. Member of Marietta Cumberland Presbyterian Church, serving on the church board as session clerk for many years. Preceded in death by husband, Claude H. Walker; parents, Major Hardin and Ida Hudson Hardin; sister, Sarah Hardin Stafford. Survived by nephew, Jim Hardin Stafford and wife, Jane; great-nephew, Jake Hardin Stafford; great-niece, Joy Stafford Murphey and husband, Ryan; great-great-niece, Morgan Murphey; many beloved cousins. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Marietta Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Rev. Don Hubbard officiating. Pallbearers: Eugene Long, George Brown, Donald Hayes, Cleo Norman, Bill Cagle, Virgil Hubbard. Interment will follow in Marietta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Marietta Cemetery Fund. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Weaver Funeral Home.
ZACHARY, MR. JAMES DAVID - age 39, of Clapps Chapel Road, Corryton, passed away 4:13 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 1997, at U.T. Medical Center, after a year long struggle with cancer. Member of Emory Road Baptist Church and was a self-employed truck driver. Survivors: wife, Sharon Zachary; son, James Phillip (P.J.) Zachary; granddaughter, Amy Zachary; parents, Lois and David Zachary; all of Corryton; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean Maynor, North Carolina, Arlene and Tony Key, Knoxville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Archie and Robin Zachary, Luttrell, Avery and Dana Zachary, Knoxville, Tim and Melinda Zachary, Corryton; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Fred Goodson, Rev. Mike Viles officiating with the Beason Family Singers. The body will lie in state one hour before services. Interment Clapps Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers: Tim Williams, Johnny Olinger, Cas Hobby, Mike Fox, Tim Zachary, Avery Zachary. Honorary pallbearers: Melvin Wood, Mark Cole. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.