Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ALBRIGHT, MAY AMELIA - age 83, of Farragut, formerly of
Whiting and Somerville, N.J. went to be with Jesus Saturday morning, October
4, 1997, at Park West Hospital. She was a member of Whiting Bible Church
in Whiting, N.J. She was preceded in death by sister, Alice Weyandt. Survivors:
husband, Paul Franklin Albright; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Tim
Froehlich of Farragut; son and daughter-in-law, Melvyn and Jan Albright
of Madrid Spain; grandchildren, Naomi and Scott McGregor of Farragut, Mary
Beth Pennington and husband, James of Harriman, Johathan Albright and wife,
Yari of Lancaster, Pa., Evelyn Albright; great-grandchildren, Amelia and
Lou Henthorne; sister and brother-in-law, Thelma and Carl Stiefel of Wyomissins,
Pa.; niece, Elaine Miller and husband, Rodney of Reading, Pa.; nephews,
Erick Stiefel and wife, Barbara of Birdsboro, Pa., Brian Stiefel and wife,
Betsy of Sinking Springs, Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to the Christian Academy Bldg. Fund in Madrid Spain, c/o Evangelical Alliance
Mission, P.O. Box 969, Wheaton, IL 60189. The family will receive friends
from 7-8 p.m. Monday, followed by funeral service at 8 p.m. in the Click
Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leonard Turner officiating. Graveside service
11 a.m. Tuesday, Union Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
ATKINS, ROBERT MATHEW FULTON - of Knoxville, departed this life October
4, 1997, at U.T. Hospital. Son of the late Dorothy Atkins and Robert Fulton.
Graduate of Van Guilder High School. Survivors: Sons, Tyamos, Geron, and
Mathew Atkins; wife, Robin Atkins; sisters, Violet and Kathy Atkins; brothers,
Wayne Holden, Dewayne Gourley, Wayne Gillispy; nieces, Patricia, Claudia,
Robin, and Jackie; nephews, Cecil, Wayne, and Robert; brother-in- law,
Tommy Rodgers; a devoted and loving companion, JoBeanna Scruggs and a host
of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday
from 3-4 p.m. at Jarnigans Chapel. Funeral service to follow at 4 p.m.
with Rev. James Davis officiating. Arrangements by Jarnigan and Son Mortuary.
BLEVINS, MRS. BEULAH L. - age 85 of Knoxville passed away October 5,
1997, at her home. Preceded in death by husband, Glen J. Blevins and son,
William W. Johnson. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Vickey
Blevins of Powell; daughter-in-law, Doris Johnson of Atlanta; brothers
and sisters, James Cox of Surgoinsville, Ray Cox of Church Hill; Mrs. Ruby
Bellamy of Surgoinsville, Mrs. Eleanor Dudley of Ohio, Mrs. Juanita Dudley
of Knoxville; grandchildren, Mike Johnson of Atlanta, Stacy Burke, Jerry
Blevins, Lea Ann Myers, Sherry Purdon, Tommy Blevins, Ginger Blevins, all
of Knoxville; seven great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and
friends. Family and friends will meet at Woodhaven Cemetery 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday for graveside service at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends
7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
BONNER, HOWARD - of Knoxville, departed this life October 2, 1997, at
Baptist Hospital. Preceded in death by first wife, Melvina G. Bonner and
second wife, the late Genora Bone Bonner. Former member of Biblical House
of God and attended Windsor Faith Church. Survivors: daughter, Lowanda
Redwine of New Jersey; several step-children; sisters, Alice Robinson and
Annie Graham; brother, Ben Bonner; a host of first cousins to include Mary
H. Robinson, Dorothy McGhee, Mary Sawyer and James Prigmore; a host of
nieces, nephews and many friends. The family will receive friends Tuesday
12-1 p.m. Jarnigan's Chapel. Funeral serviceto follow at 1 p.m. with Elder
Elhugh Looney (Athens, Tenn) officiating. Int Holly Hills Memorial Park.
Family and friends will assemble at the home of Mrs. Mary Ribinson, 3801
Speedway Circle. Jarnigan and Son Mortuary in charge.
BURGER, CLEO G. - age 83, of Knoxville, passed away October 4, 1997.
Member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Thomas
and Effie Stewart; brothers, Frank and Olin (Jack); sisters, Grace and
Hazel. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Windell Hall; son
and daughter-in-law, William and Nancy Burger; son, Michael Burger; six
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruth, Bonnie, and Marilee.
Family will meet at Mt. Olive Cemetery 2 p.m. Monday for graveside service,
Rev. Doyle Landers officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 2500 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920.
Arrangements by Mynatt's.
BURNETT, ELMA I. (E.I)- of Powell, passed away Friday evening at her
home. A life-long resident of Powell, she was a member of Mt. Hermon United
Methodist Church. She attended Lincoln Memorial University after which
she taught in the Knox County School System until she retired. Preceded
in death by father and mother George L. and Linnie Burnett; sister, Ival
Burnett; and brother, Henry Burnett. Survived by sisters, Ruth Shamblin,
Henrietta Clabough, Eugenia Burnett, Lennie Cooper, all of Powell, and
Vernie Ventis of Knoxville; nephews, Dennis Cooper, Michael Clabough, Larry
Ventis, David Shamblin, Kevin Shamblin, Brian M. Shamblin, and Matthew
Cooper; nieces, Natalia Cooper, Cami Shamblin, Cara Shamblin, and Summer
Ventis. Pallbearers will be Horace York, Bud Lucas, Frank Adams, Glen Rhea,
Horace Wright, Greg Johnson, and Matthew Cooper. Funeral service 8 p.m.
Monday, Rose Chapel with Rev. Dan Griffey officiating. Family and friends
will meet at Rose Mortuary 10 a.m. Tuesday and proceed to Mt. Herman Cemetery
for interment at 11 a.m The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday
at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
CALABRESE, ALBERT T. - age 90, of Knoxville, passed away October 3,
1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Preceded in death by son, Albert Calabrese,
Jr. Survivors: wife, Maude Ada Calabrese; sister, Julie Andriola of St.
Petersburg, Fla.; daughter, Nancy Brisson; sons, Thomas and James Calabrese,
all of E. Windsor, Conn., Daniel and Robert Calabrese of Williamsburg,
Va.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; special nieces, Louise
Bray and Zuba Farmer of Knoxville. Family and friends will meet at the
entrance to Greenwood Cemetery 10:45 a.m. Monday for graveside services
at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ronnie Purkey officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary
CLARKSON, ALICIA LYNN - age 13 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday afternoon
at Children's Hospital due to cystic fibrosis. Member of Ruggles Ferry
Baptist Church and a student at Carter Middle School. Survivors: father
and fiance', Randy Clarkson and Lisa Huffaker; mother, Alice Lane; grandparents,
Robert and Thelma Clarkson and Ronnie and Edna Monday; several aunts and
uncles. Alicia does not want anybody to be sad because she is in Heaven.
Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Jerry Ellison, Rev.
Clarence Lynch officiating. Interment, Greenwood Cemetery. The family will
receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
COLE, CHARLOTTE - age 51 of Whitesburg, passed away Saturday, October
4, 1997, at home. She was a member of Lakemore Church of God Prophesy.
Survivors: father and mother, Elmer and Bertha Jones of Whitesburg; son,
Anthony Cole of Whitesburg; son and daughter-in-law, Stuart and Kelly Cole
of Russellville; brother and sister-in-law, Glen and Brenda Jones; nephew
Mark D. Jones. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Stubblefield Funeral Home,
Morristown, Tenn. with Rev. Charles Carter officiating. Interment will
be in Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m.
Monday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown.
CROWELL, HOWARD L. - age 92 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, October
4, 1997, at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital. Lovingly known as ''Pop'' in
RCA division at McClung's. Member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivied by wife of 70 years, Evelyn Burem; nieces, Jane Peters Hamilton,
Knoxville, Beverly Crowell Shepherd, Nashville and many other nieces and
nephews; very devoted brother-in-law, Hanry Van Buren, Washington, D.C.;
sister-in-law, Grayce Burem Lyons, Knoxville. Arrangements are pending
and will be announced later by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
DENNIS, JOHN ''JERRY'' - age 58 of Union City, Tenn. formerly of Dandridge,
passed away Saturday, October 4, 1997, at Baptist Memorial Hospital. He
was an Environmental Specialist for the State of Tennessee, member and
deacon of the Second Baptist Church of Union City, former member of the
Union City Lions Club where he had served as past president and secretary/treasurer,
32nd degree Mason and was member of the Knoxville Scottish Rite Bodies.
He was a graduate of the William Carey College in Hattiesburg, Miss., receiving
a BS degree in accounting. Preceded in death by father, Royce Ethridge
Dennis. Survivors: wife, Jannette Dennis of Union City; mother, Nina Frances
Dennis of Dandridge; daughters, Carmen Michelle Jones of West Lafayette,
Ind., Andrea Cheryl Franklin of Covington, Tenn., Leslie Carol Malanoski
of Athens, Ga.; five grandchildren; sisters, Sue Sewell of Niota, Tenn.;
Jean Eslinger of Fayettville, N.C.; Joan Imms of Citronelle, Ala., Ann
Kemp and LeVon Hale both of Dandridge, Tenn., Sandra Duiett of Smith, Ala.;
brother, Robert Dennis of Mobile, Ala. The family suggests that memorials
be made to the American Cancer Society. Funeral service Monday, 10 a.m.
at White-Ranson Funeral Home, Union City, Tenn. Graveside masonic services
Wednesday, 11 a.m. at Lawsons Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Dandridge, Tenn.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Farrar Funeral
DITMORE, FLORENCE MYERS - age 86 of 900 Valley Vista Dr., Loudon, died
Sunday morning October 5, 1997 at Loudon Hospital. Member of Blairland
Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Jule M. Ditmore; parents,
Elijah and Ava Campbell Myers. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Jo Anne
and Tommy Mills, Loudon; grandson and wife, Travis and Shelly Mills; great-grandson,
Taylor Mills of Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.; sister and brother-in-law, Nell
and Earl Hughes of Sweetwater; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Bernard Courtney and
Pastor Jon Henson officiating. Interment services 11 a.m. Wednesday Cedar
Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loudon
ELDRIDGE, ROY (DAN) - 61, of 207 Dailey Ave., Loudon, died Saturday,
October 4, 1997, at his home. Member of Bell Ave. Baptist Church, Lenoir
City. Retired employee Y-12 Oak Ridge. Veteran of U.S. Air Force, retired.
Preceded in death by parents, Roy V. and Eva Reagan Eldridge. Survivors:
sons and daughters-in-law, Chad and India Eldridge, Loudon and Mark and
Donna Eldridge, North Little Rock, Ark.; daughter and son-in-law, Staci
and Greg Edmondson, Austin, Ark.; four grandchildren, Marie Ann Blackmon,
Syndi and Drew Squires and Keelan Eldridge; former wife and bestfriend,
Norma W. Eldridge of Jacksonville, Ark.; brother and sister-in-law, Gerald
and Lana Eldridge, Rockwood; sisters and brothers-in-law, June Eldridge,
Knoxville, Libby and Mark Daniels, Andersonville, Ina and Don Lee, Cleveland,
Tenn., and Sharan and Bill Rasnick, Knoxville; nieces and nephews. Funeral
service 7:30 p.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. George Seay
officiating. Family and friends will meet at Highland Memorial Cemetery
for interment services 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Pallbearers: Bill Bolinger,
Gene Goins, Don Campbell, Gerald Roberts, Jim Robinette, Eddie Fields.
The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home.
GOINS, AZILEE T. - age 88, of Germantown, Ohio, formerly of LaFollette,
passed away October 2, 1997. She was a member of Fincastle Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by husband, Everett U. Goins. She is survived by her
children, Mrs. Evelyn Lowe, Germantown, Ohio, Mrs. Eula Mae Phillips, Richmond,
Va., Bill Goins, Artesia, N.M., Jim Goins, LaFollette, Tenn.; brother,
Taylor Claiborne, LaFollette, Tenn.; sisters, Mrs. Naomi Goins, Greenville,
Ohio, Mrs. Mary Duncan, Whiteland, Ind., Mrs. Juanita Hoffman, Lansing,
Ill., Mrs. Lucille Siler, LaFollette, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren;
five great-great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday, October 6, 1997, at Cross Funeral Home,
Rev. David Lawrence officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn
Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cross Funeral
Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.
GRIZZLE, HARVEY WALLACE (WALLY) - age 41 of Lenoir City passed away
suddenly Saturday evening October 4, 1997, at his home. He was formerly
manager of Quincy's Restaurant in Lenoir City. He was preceded in death
by father, Alvin A. Grizzle. Survivors: children, Adam, Aaron, Avery and
Emily Grizzle; mother, Martha O. Grizzle of Lenoir City; brothers and sister-in-law,
Gene Grizzle of Farragut, David and Margo Grizzle of Lenoir City; sister,
Audrey Wallace of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service
2 p.m. Tuesday Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Tony Thomas and Rev. Wayne
White officiating. Interment Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers
Danny Sivers, J.R. Romine, Stanley Maddox, Ritchie Wilburn, Tony Goodwin,
Wayne White, Aaron Grizzle and Adam Grizzle. Honorary pallbearers, Hubert
Romine, Leo Garner, Mark Wallace, Petie Denton. The family will receive
friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
HELTON, MARY H. - of Knoxville, passed away Sunday afternoon at St.
Mary's Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith. Survived by husband,
Edward A. Helton; son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Melody Collins; granddaughters,
Shanna and Brittany Collins; brothers, Roy, Charles, Dan, Henry, and Ed
Davis; and a host of many other friends and relatives. Family and friends
will meet at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the main entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery
for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Leonard Goin and Ricky Stansberry
officiating. Friends and family may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary
HICKMAN, ADA BLANCHE HILLARD - age 87, passed away Saturday, October
4, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Member of Mt. Carmel Baptist
Church. Preceded in death by husband, Olif Fredrick Hickman. Survived by
ten children, Eugene Hickman, Thomas Hickman, Billy Hickman, Emma Bailey,
Buster Hickman, Linda Travis, Barbara Elkins, Mary Flanders, Brenda McSpadden,
Becky Cox; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Reba French.
Funeral service will be 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the McCarty Chapel with Rev.
Michael Murphree and Rev. Ronnie White officiating. Family and friends
will meet 9:15 a.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary and proceed to Pleasant
Grove Piney Cemetery for a 10 a.m. interment. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
HUDSON, SUE ELLEN - age 53 of Lenoir City, formerly of Dickson, passed
away Saturday evening October 4, 1997, at Park West Hospital in Knoxville.
She was a member of Central United Methodist Church. She attended Middle
Tennessee State and graduated from Austin Peay. She was a charter member
of East Tennessee Writers and a board member of Tennessee Mountain Writers.
She was honored in 1970 as one of the outstanding young women in America.
She was preceded in death by father, Hugh William Fisher; father-in-law,
Malcolm Hudson. Survivors: husband, Garry Hudson; mother, Dora Fisher of
Dickson; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra Fisher Holley and John Edward
Holley; nephew, John Reese Holley; mother-in-law, Louise Hudson of Charlotte;
brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry and Lois Hudson of Byrdstown. The
family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday at the Central United
Methodist Church followed by funeral service at 8 p.m., Rev. C. Mark Gooden
officiating. Pallbearers, Jay Bust, John Tinnel, Dick Green, Bob Fraley,
Jack Howard and Reese Holley. Graveside service 2 p.m. C.S.T. Tuesday,
Union Cemetery, Dickson, Tenn., Mr. Warren G. Medley officiating. Honorary
pallbearers, Jim Fussell, Bill Corum, Reese Holley, Eddie Holley, Jerry
Hudson, Melvin Fussell. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
Loudon County Humane Society. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
HURST, MAY BELL CLINE - age 83 of Maryville, passed away Saturday evening,
October 4, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by husband,
Luther Hurst; parents, Willie and Cara Cline. Survivors: son, William Don
Vance of Friendsville; daughter, Cara Lee Devine of Chicago, Ill.; special
grandson, Samuel Vance of Maryville; six other grandchildren; several great-grandchildren;
sister, Bessie Patton of Greenback; brother, Thomas Cline of the Ballplay
Community in Monroe County; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service
8 p.m. Monday, Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Roy J. Bivens officiating.
Family and friends will meet 1 p.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Cemetery for the
interment service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday
at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
HURST, JOHN - age 71, died at home on October 5, 1997. Mr. Hurst was
a veteran of World War II. He was a husband of 51 years and a professional
engineer, father of three children and grandfather of eight. Mr. Hurst
was a churchman and Hospice volunteer. He is survived by his wife, Nena;
daughter, Carol Yates (spouse, Kenneth Yates, III) of Knoxville; sons,
Richard (spouse, Sandra) of Columbia, S.C., and John Jr. (spouse, Ruth)
of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Thomas of Dallas, Texas; sister, Evelyn Mills
of Memphis, Tenn.; grandchildren, Rosemary and Cory Yates of Knoxville;
Graham, Garrett, Hannah and Gabriel Hurst of Columbia, S.C., James and
Russell Hurst of Charlotte, N.C. Pallbearers are Wilbur Proffitt and Hilton
Tunnell of Knoxville, K.O. Pearson of Oak Ridge, Tenn., Kenneth Yates,
III, Richard Hurst, and John Hurst, Jr. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests memorials to Ft. Sanders Hospice or St. Mary's Hospice programs.
Funeral service 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Cathedral with the Very
Rev. John C. Ross and Canon Laura Myhr officiating. Interment Greenwood
Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's
Cathedral .Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
JONES, JAMES W. - age 80 of Maryville, died Sunday October 5, 1997,
at his home. He was preceded in death by his foster parents, Guy and Faith
Pollard, Sr. Survivors include his brother, Pete Jones of Blaine, Tenn.;
sister, Carrie Edwards of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral
service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Roger G. Mathess officiating. The interment will follow in Carpenters
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the
American Cancer Society. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-3
p.m. at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
JONES, SUE PENLAND - age 91, widow of Robert Edward Jones of 160 Magill
Street, Madisonville, passed away 7:45 a.m. Sunday, October 5, 1997, at
Blount Memorial Hospital. Member of the First United Metehodist Church
of Madisonville. Retired manager of the United States Department of Agriculture
A.S.C.S. office. Daughter of the late Dr. Stephen N. and Martha Josephine
Meek Penland. Survivors: nephews and wives, Joe and Barbara Penland, Knoxville,
Thomas and Barbara Penland, Winter Park, Fla.; foster niece, Debbie Tinnell,
Madisonville. Preceded in death by sisters, Josephine McKelden, Mary Nelle
Wilder, Elizabeth Penland; brothers, Joe D., John and Bun Penland. Graveside
service and interment 2 p.m. Tuesday, Madisonville City Cemetery, Rev.
Mike Jackson officiating. The family will receive friends 1-1:30 p.m. Tuesday
at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
MACK, ANN K. - age 82 of Sevierville, passed away Saturday, October
4, 1997, at Royal Care Nursing Home. She was born in Olean, New York. She
was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, T. O. (Pete) Mack. Survivors:
daughters, Ann Marie Bordner, Sevierville, Mary Lou Dees, Sevierville,
Sharon Gordley of Chandler, Ariz.; son, Robert James Mack; special sons-in-law,
James L. Bordner, Sr. and Larry Gordley; grandchildren, Evelyn Lightfield,
Darlene Carroll, Diana Willis, James Bordner, Jr., Velvet Easter, Audra
Stokes, Mason Dees, Kristin Blogg; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.
A private interment will be held at Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. Rev.
David Ayers, Roaring Fork Baptist Church, is the officiating pastor. Memorial
contributions may be made to Hospice of East Tennessee or the American
Cancer Society. The family will receive friends 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at
Atchley's Smoky Mountain Chapel, 220 Emert Street in Pigeon Forge.
MCCARRELL, GERTRUDE - age 88 of South Knoxville, passed Saturday, October
4, 1997. Charter member of Friendly Chapel Baptist Church. Retired Southern
Athletic. Preceded in death by son, Darrell ''Blackie'' McCarrell. Survivors:
sons and daughters-in-law, Gene and Blanche McCarrell, J.C. and Marilyn
McCarrell; daughter-in-law, Marjorie McCarrell; grandchildren, Randy and
Ron McCarrell, Kathy Smith, Debra Schneitman, Darris McCarrell, Denise
Hood, and John McCarrell; eight grandchildren; special friends Mamie Everett
and Ola Rudder. Funeral 8 p.m. Monday, Berry Chapel, Dr. Doug White, Rev.
Bill Acuff and Bill Smith officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Tuesday, Woodlawn
Cemetery. Pallbearers; Randy McCarrell, Ron McCarrell, Steve Smith, Dale
Schnietman, Darris McCarrell, Jeff Hood, and John McCarrell. Honorary pallbearers,
Tom Moore, Bobby Everett, Jerry Grant, Steve Loposser,m Archie Culvahouse,
Tom Ballard, Jr. Watson, and Jr. Moore. The family will receive friends
from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
MCCARTER, SAM - age 86 of Sevierville, died Saturday October 4, 1997,
at U.T. Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his father, L.C. Houk
McCarter; step-father, L.F. (Uncle Mack) McCarter, Jr.; mother, Cora Huskey
McCarter; sister, Helen Renow; brothers, Garfiled, Winford, Hugh (Bud)
and Earl McCarter. Survivors: wife, Nelle Chance McCarter; sons and daughters-in-law,
Max D. and Carolyn C. McCarter, Jerry H. and Joyce W. McCarter; grandchildren,
Melanie Morgan, Trish Cole, Christy Chaney, Terri McCarter, Bridgette McCarter;
four great-grandchildren; brother, Charlie McCarter; sisters, Julia Ogle,
Blanche Parton, Evelyn Young. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday in the West
Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Rev. Bob Tripp, pastor of First United
Methodist, Pigeon Forge, Rev. Howard Shipley, pastor of Dover Cumberland
Presbyterian, Morristown, and Rev. Lewis Miller of Pigeon Forge officiating.
Family and friends will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday at Middle Creek Cemetery for
interment. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your respective
churches. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral
Home in Sevierville.
MCKINNEY, WILLIAM WOODROW ''WOODY'' - age 83 of Harriman, formerly of
Powell, passed away October 3, 1997, at Roane Medical Center. Member and
Elder of Young's Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Member of Retired
Teachers Association. Former building trades instructor with the Knox Co.
Schools. 50 year member and past master of Powell Lodge #582 F&AM,
Scottish Rite Mason, past Royal Patron of Charity Court #17 Order of the
Amaranth, member of the Ruth Shrine #5 of the Order of the White Shrine
of Jerusalem. Survived by wife, Mary Oakes McKinney; daughters and son-in-law,
Rosemary Wells, and Barbara and Gary Hall; grandchildren, Cynthia Wells,
and Mary Lou Wells and husband, Michael Holaday; great-granddaughter, Keira
Lynn Holaday; sisters, Earsel Thomas and Boleda Dixon; several nieces and
nephews. Masonic service 8 p.m. Tuesday with funeral service to follow
at Weaver's Chapel, Reverends W. Jean Richardson and David Craig officiating.
Family and friends will meet at Weaver's at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to proceed
to Bell's Campground Cemetery for an 11 a.m. Graveside service. Nephews
will serve as pallbearers. Donations may be made to Amaranth Diabetes Foundation,
c/o Mrs. Wanetta Rutledge, 513 Floriade Way, Knoxville, TN 37923-3503.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Weaver Cumberland
McMILLAN, BURRLYN DUKES (BULLDOZER) - age 77, born June 5, 1920, died
October 4, 1997. Member of the Flint Gap Baptist Church. Preceded in death
by wife, Vada Fisher McMillan; parents, John and Ina McMillan; brothers,
Archie and Bill McMillan; sister, Glynna Manning. Survived by daughters
and sons-in-law, Shanna and Bruce (Moe) Hayes, Andrea and Jerry Dunlap;
sons and daughters-in-law, Marshall and Phyllis McMillan, Michael and Gail
McMillan; grandchildren, Jerry, Anthony, Abby, Allen, Marsha, Matthew,
Daniel, Mika, and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Jennifer, Alden,
Becca, Kristi, Nicholas, Teddy, John, and Chelsea; sister, Cordelia Brooks;
brother, John P. McMillan; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service
will be 1 p.m. Monday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel with Rev. Robert Hobbs
officiating followed by the interment at Trentville Cemetery. Pallbearers
will be the grandsons and Archie McMillan. Honorary pallbearers: Ray Dockins,
Joe Branch, Eddie Petty, Walt Luttrell, Clifton McFarland, C.B. Friends,
and Cee Osborne. Arrangements by McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville
MOORE, ROBERT J. ''BOB'' - age 65, of Kodak, passed away Saturday evening
at 10:30 p.m. at Ft. Sanders Sevier Co. Medical Center due to a heart attack.
Retired Service Manager at Sherrod Electric. Member of I.B.E.W. Local 760.
Member of Charles McKinney Lodge 32nd degree Mason. Veteran of U.S. Army
- 822nd Tank Battalion Unit. He was a charter member of West Haven Baptist
Church and currently a member of Kodak United Methodist Church. Preceded
in death by parents, John Wallace and Mamie Moore; sister, Eva Payne. Survived
by daughter, Nancy Miles and husband, Rick Fanning; sons, Bobby Joe Moore
and Kelly Ross Moore; grandchildren, Robby Miles, Bobby Joe Moore, Jr.,
Joey and Jada Fanning, George Edward Moore, and Sarah Lawrence; ex-wife,
Evelyn Faye Moore; sister, Dorothy Frazier; several nieces and nephews;
special friends Bessie Underwood and Jean Holt. Funeral service 2 p.m.
Tuesday at Kodak United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Paw Paw
Hollow Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Monday at McCarty
Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
MURRAY, BEA (MRS. RALPH) - age 75 of Hendersonville, Tenn., formerly
of Knoxville, died Friday, October 3, 1997, in Nashville. Member of Blue
Grass Baptist Church, Hendersonville, Tenn. Survivors: husband, Dr. Ralph
Murray (former pastor of Smithwood Baptist Church for 22 years) of Hendersonville,
Tenn; son, Joe, of Franklin, Tenn.; daughter, Kay of Hendersonville, Tenn.;
four grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Memorial service 2 p.m. C.S.T.
Wednesday, October 8, 1997, at Blue Grass Baptist Church, Hendersonville,
Tenn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Music Department
of Blue Grass Baptist Church, 235 Indian Lake Road, Hendersonville, TN
37075. Announcement complement of Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at
PARKS, JACQUELINE BROWN - departed this life Wednesday, October 3, 1997,
at St. Mary's Hospital. She was born April 1, 1945, in Knoxville to James
and Helen I. Brown. Jackie graduated from Austin High School class of 1963.
She was a member of Community Evangelistic Church. Preceded in death by
brother, Dr. Gary Brown, and grandmother, Katherine Brown. She leaves to
mourn her passing daughters, Yvette, and Ursula Parks, both of Knoxville,
Tenn., Kimberly Parks of Atlanta, Ga.; son, Kenneth Parks, Jr. of Knoxville,
Tenn.; parents, James and Helen Brown of Knoxville, Tenn.; brothers, Dr.
James (Joy) Brown of Columbia, Md., Julian, Jervis (Martha) Brown, Charles
and Joseph Brown, all of Knoxville, Tenn. and John (Teresa) Brown of Oak
Ridge, Tenn.; sisters, Gwendolyn Brown, Kathy (Benjamin) Brown, and Nettie
Brown, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Brandon and Jeremy
Parks, Ryan Dickey, all of Knoxville, Tenn. and T.J. Montgomery of Atlanta,
Ga.; special friend, Sharon Hubbard of Atlanta, Ga.; host of uncles, aunts,
nephews, nieces, cousins, and many friends. The family will be at the home
of James and Helen Brown, 2010 Dandridge Avenue. The family will receive
friends Wednesday, October 8, 1997, from 6-7 p.m. at Unity Mortuary Chapel
with funeral to follow at 7 p.m., Pastor Jarvis J. Ross officiating. Interment
at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 9, 1997, at Highland Memorial South. Arrangements
by Unity Mortuary.
POSTLEWAITE, WILLIAM C. (BILL) - age 84 of Gatlinburg, and in recent
years of Markhill Retirement Home in Sevierville, died Sunday, October
5, 1997. He served four years as Naval Officer in WWII and was former publisher
and editor of the Mountain Press. Survivors: wife, Gretchen Postlewaite;
daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Robert Peace of Kingsport; sons and daughters-in-law,
Marc and Marion Postlewaite of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Fred and Amy Postlewaite
of Knoxville; grandchildren, Lynn and Jay Van Horn of Bellingham, Wa.,
Scott Peace of Hilton Head, S.C., Brian, Matthew, Andrew, and John Postlewaite
of Tarpon Springs, Fla; sister-in-law, Mrs. M.H. Postlewaite of Markham,
Ill. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Atchley Funeral Home in charge.
ROBBINS, ROSE McCOY - age 87, of Powell, originally from the Big Ridge
Community passed away October 4, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member
of Glenwood Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband of 60 years, Paris
Lee Robbins. Survivors: son, Paris Lee Robbins, Jr.; sisters, Coreene Lloyd,
Anna Mae Cooper; sisters-in-law, Cleo Robbins, Janie Lancaster; aunt, Ramey
DeMarcus; several cousins, nieces, and nephews. Graveside service 11 a.m.
Monday at Glenwood Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials
should be made to East Tennessee Historical Society. Arrangements by Rose
Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
SANDS, GENEVA HENDERLIGHT - age 89, of Knoxville, passed away Friday,
October 3, 1997, at her home. Member of Sand Branch United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by husband, Sam Sands; son, James Clifford Sands; daughter,
Kathleen Sands; parents, Isaac and Alice Henderlight; and several brothers
and sisters. Survived by daughter-in-law, Lora Sands of Knoxville; sister,
Virginia Haun of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews; one special nephew,
Danny Henderlight and one special niece, Wanda Lee. Funeral will be 8 p.m.
Monday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Jim Storts and Rev. Louis Ketron
officiating. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Asbury
Cemetery for a 10 a.m. committal service. The family will receive friends
6-8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary 4004 Holston Drive.
SMITH, WAYNE L. - age 93, of Knoxville, passed away October 2, 1997,
at his home. He was a member of First Christian Church of Knoxville and
Second Milers Bible Study Class. Chairman of Board of Wayne L. Smith Engineers,
Inc. Professional Engineers, and had practiced engineering since 1926,
held lifetime membership in National Society of Professional Engineers,
member of Knox County Farm Bureau Board, member of Farmer's Mutual of Tennessee,
Ins. Board, and honorary member of the Tennessee Bear and Boar Club. Preceded
in death by wife, Mildred W. Smith. Survived by brother and sister-in-law,
Wade W. and Theda Smith; brother-in-law, Edgar C. Wilson; devoted friend
and secretary, Clara Stansberry; several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral
service 7:30 p.m. Monday at Weaver's Chapel, Rev. Tom Hunter and Rev. Coy
Jo Bays officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday
at Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service. Honorary pallbearers;
J.B. Jones, Kent McClain, Foster Arnett, Lewis Hagood, Jack Draper, Kenneth
Gresham, H.C. Dottery, Jason W. Snyder, Baxter Wilson, II, Ronald Wilson,
Edgar WIlson, Jerry Ballard, Connie Stansberry, Jim Holt, James Barnes,
Don Grahl, Jim Pinkerton, and Bobby Allen. Active pallbearers; Charles
Teague, Bob Carey, Steve Fann, Baxter Wilson, III, Mike, Mark, and Bryan
Wilson. Memorials may be made to Second Milers Bible Study Class, First
Christian Church 211 W. Fifth Avenue, or to your favorite charity. The
family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. and again following the service
at 7:30 p.m. Monday at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Ave.
STIGALL, FLOYD - age 82 of Ewing, Va. passed away October 5, 1997. Member
of Gibson Station Missionary Baptist Church. Enjoyed working in the fields,
raising ponies, horse shows and the farm. Survivors: sister, Pearl Mae
Barnes and nephew, James Barnes; niece, Dorothy Johnson, Ewing, Va.; nephews
Charles and Howard Brooks and niece, Beulah Nunn, Monroe, Mich.; and niece,
Doris England, Texas; a host of family and friends. Funeral service 2 p.m.
Tuesday at Reece Valley Chapel, Rev. Prestson Smith officiating. Burial
in the Gibson Cemetery. Visitation Monday 6-9 at Reece Funeral Home and
Valley Chapel, 869-3651 or 626-4249.
WATSON, WANDA SUE HORNER - age 60 of 104 Nichols Road, Sweetwater, formerly
of Madisonville, passed away 3:50 a.m. Sunday, October 5, 1997, at Sweetwater
Hospital. Member of the First Baptist Church of Calhoun. A beloved and
devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Survivors: husband, Wayne Watson;
daughters, Cynthia Watson, Sweetwater, and Susan Bishop, Calhoun; son and
daughter-in-law, Joseph and Rosetta Watson, Calhoun; grandson, Jason Bishop,
and Bobby and Andy Watson, all of Calhoun. Funeral 8:30 p.m. Monday, Biereley-Hale
Chapel, Rev. Ron Sorah, Rev. Don Woody officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday,
Notchey Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8:30 p.m. Monday
at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
WELCH, EVELYN - age 90 of Pioneer, Tenn. passed away Saturday October
4, 1997, at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Corinth
Baptist Church, Smoky Junction, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her
parents, Tom and Lassie Lowe Anderson. She is survived by her husband,
Clifford Welch of Elk Valley; four sons, Lendon Welch of Concord, Tenn.,
T.J. Welch of Anderson, Ind., Royce Welch of Dunkirk, Ind., and Reece Welch
of Ridgeville, Ind.; five daughters, Joyce Willis of Clinton, Jolene Hare
of Dunkirk, Ind., Wanda Rohlfing of Anderson, Ind., Sherril Langdon of
Muncie, Ind., and Bobbie Chilcote of Gilbert, Ariz.; 22 grandchildren;
26 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other
relatives and friends. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday October 6, Martin's
Chapel, with Rev. Asbury Byrd officiating. Interment Tuesday 1 p.m. in
Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday before
services at Martin Funeral Home. Martin Funeral Home of LaFollette in charge
WRIGHT, JAMES - of Seymour, pased away October 5, 1997 at Baptist Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Berry Funeral home Chapman Highway.