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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 Broadway Chapel. 
 

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 Home, Dandridge. 
 

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 Funeral Home. 
 

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 Broadway Chapel. 
 

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 Chapel. 
 

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 Highway. 
 

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 Broadway. 
 

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 of arrangements. 
 

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.

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