Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ATCHLEY, CAROLYN JOYCE - of 1406 Daylily Drive, entered
into eternal rest January 14, 1998, at home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete
and will be announced later. Jarnigan and Son Mortuary in charge.
BAILEY, JAMES THOMAS ''TOM'' JR. - age 74, of Strawberry Plains, passed away Thursday, January 15, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Lifetime member of Strawberry Plains United Methodist Church; former vocational ag teacher at Porter High School and retired purchasing manager with Rohm & Haas; graduate of UT; veteran of WWII Army Engineers; captain with Air Force Reserves; president of Knox County Farm Bureau for 37 years; member of Greater Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Ag Council; member of Strawberry Plains Lodge #0462 F&AM, Strawberry Plains #418 OES; member of Optimist Club of Knoxville; past president of Pascal Carter Memorial Park Association; member of TVA&I Fair Board. Preceded in death by parents, James Thomas and Katherine Campbell Bailey. Survivors: wife, Kathleen Loftis Bailey; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Carol Bailey; daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Bill Hunter; sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Karan Bailey, Dr. Gerald and Marcia Bailey; grandchildren, Ann, Jay and Joy Bailey, Kristin and Hunter Murray, Sarah Hunter, Jason and Hollie Bailey, Erin, Micah and James Morgan Bailey; mother-in-law, Addie Loftis; sister-in-law, Connie Caldwell; niece, Linda Caldwell. Funeral service 4 p.m. Saturday, Rose Chapel, with Rev. John Brewster and Rev. Joan Weir officiating. Family and friends will meet at Trentville Cemetery 1:45 p.m. Sunday for interment at 2 p.m. Honorary pallbearers: his Sunday School Class and current and past Knox County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and insurance agents. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Strawberry Plains United Methodist Church Building Fund or Ag in the Classroom % Tennessee Farm Bureau, Columbia, TN. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
AUSTIN, STEVEN BEASON - infant son of Donna Dunlap and Aaron Beason, January 15, 1998.
BOWEN, THOMAS MIKE - age 75, of Knoxville, died at his home. Attended Euclid Ave. Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, W.L. and Ellza Bowen; and sister, Martha. Survivors: brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Dorothy Bowen of Knoxville; nieces, Becky Guinn, Peggy Bowen and Angie Bowen; nephew, Paul L. Bowen. Family and friends will meet 1:45 p.m. Friday at Edgewood Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Leland Lyon officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
BROOKS, MRS. NINA MOUNT - age 89, of Knoxville, passed away January 15, 1998, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Member of Parkway Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph C. Brooks. Member of Acacia Chapter #362 O.E.S. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Bobby G. and Betty Brooks; three grandchildren, Bobby Jr., Joey and Thomas Brooks; two great-grandchildren, Zachary and Amanda; sisters, Jackie Bonds and Faye Elva Webb; brother, Chester Mount; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Rose Chapel, with Rev. Rob White and Rev. Bobby Lockwood officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Sunday, Piedmont Cemetery, Jefferson County. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
BROWN, STELLA - Funeral services for Stella Brown, age 74, of Atlanta, Georgia and formerly of Lenoir City, Tennessee, will be conducted Saturday, January 17, 1998, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Goff Funeral Home in Monterey, Tennessee, Brother Glen Goggins will officiate with interment in the Welch Memorial Cemetery. Mrs. Brown passed away Thursday, January 15, 1998, at her daughter's home in Atlanta, Georgia, after an extended illness. Mrs. Brown was born March 19, 1921, in Crawford County, Tennessee, to the late Tom and Etta Vaughn Hargis. Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and a member of the Lenoir City Baptist Church. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Bill and Judy Wilson of Atlanta, Georgia; two sisters, Cora Byrd of Battle Creek, Michigan, Oar Wilson of Riveria Beach, Florida; brother, Kermit Hargis of Monterey, Tenn.; two grandchildren and spouses, Ashley and Johnny McCaa of Atlanta, Georgia, Matthew and Babrielle Russell of Atlanta, Georgia. Mrs. Brown was the former wife of the late Virgil W. Brown of Lenoir City, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Etta Copeland, Bernice Harper and Katherine Hill and one brother, Vince Hargis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, January 16, 1998, from 6 until 8 p.m. Goff Funeral Home, 205 Cleveland Avenue, Monterey, Tennessee, in charge of arrangements.
CAMPBELL, NATHAN B. - age 68, of Fountain City, passed away January 13, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Retired from U.S. Air Force. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Steve Whaley of Pittsburgh, Pa., Lisa and Scott Chamberlain of Knoxville; five grandchildren, Nick, Julianne and Andrew Whaley, Brandon and Brittany Chamberlain; sisters, Wahnetah Hillhouse and Virginia Fairchild; brother, Clyde E. Campbell. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Friday, Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service, Rev. Jim Moore officiating. Military honors will be given by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
COX, MRS. BERTHA L. (DANIELS) - age 82, of Oak Grove Lane, Sharps Chapel, passed away 6:04 p.m. Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Joe Daniel Cox; son-in-law, Bobby Gene Cox; granddaughter, Debra Lynn Dykes. Survivors: daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Jack Wright, Sharps Chapel, Coba Faye and DeWayne Dykes, Hilda Wade, all of Knoxville; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-granddaughters; sisters, Etter Peters, Eva Russell, both of Sharps Chapel, Ruth Woods, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 8 p.m. Friday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Gordon Dykes officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday, Cox Cemetery, Sharps Chapel. Pallbearers: David Saylor, Craig Baker, DeWayne Dykes, Dwight Dykes, Shane Dykes, Clint Dykes, Mike Louvern, Max Ritter. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.
DALTON, SHIELDS - age 79, of Thorn Hill, Tenn., passed away January 14, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a member of Freedom Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandson, David S. Yates; seven brothers and six sisters. He is survived by his wife, Vina Dalton of Ridgeview Terrace, Rutledge, Tenn.; daughters and sons-in-law, Frankie and Fred Bray of Thorn Hill, Tenn., Phyllis and Doyal Mitchell, Joyce and Ezra Yates, Naomi and J.R. Maples, all of Rutledge, Tenn., Linda and Larry Coffey of Bean Station; sons and daughters-in-law, Jay and Vickie Dalton of Mohawk, Tenn., Johnny and Sandra Dalton of Bean Station, Tenn., Doug Dalton of the home, Tony and Becky Dalton of Mooresburg, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Friday, January 16, 1998, at the Claiborne Funeral Home. Funeral services 1 p.m. Saturday in the Claiborne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Buck Marchell, Rev. Paul Dalton and Rev. Leonard Carpenter officiating. Music by the Liberty Quartet. Burial in the Dalton Cemetery. Pallbearers: (grandsons), Zandell Mitchell, Greg Dalton, Rusty Dalton, Ricky Dalton, Ronald Coffey, Howard Coffey (special friend). Honorary pallbearers: (great-grandsons), Nicholas Taylor, Allen Barnard, Cody Mitchell, Zachary Byrd. Claiborne Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
FREELS, LUETTA - age 58, of Powell, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was born April 21, 1939, in Anderson County. She was a member of Spring Street Baptist Church of Powell. She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert James Freels. Survivors: mother, Lillian Irene Freels of Powell; sister, Brenda Whitsell and husband, David of Heiskell; brothers, Roy Freels, Mickey Freels and Danny Freels, all of Powell, Larry Freels and wife, Betty of Andersonville, Glenn Freels and wife, Virginia of Woodstock, Ga.; nephews, Herbert Freels, David Freels and Glen Freels, Jr.; nieces, Debra, Cindy, Donna, Sherry, Glenda, Roki, Koti and Choyia; great-nieces and great-nephews, Paul, Eric, Michael, Sherrie, Cheyenne, Savanna, Jessie, Austin and Baby Shane. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, January 15, 1998, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel with the Pastor Dexter Merritt officiating. Interment will be held Friday, January 16, 1998, at 11 a.m. at Anderson Memorial Gardens. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton in charge of all arrangements.
HILL, JUDGE SR. - of 408 Ridgeview Lane, entered into eternal rest, January 15, 1998, at Hillcrest Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Jarnigan and Son Mortuary in charge.
IGNASZEWSKI, MATT - age 81, passed away January 13, 1998, at his home in Speedwell, Tenn. Funeral services were 8 p.m. Thursday at Reece Valley Chapel with Rev. Bob Owens officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Memorial Park in Crown Point, Ind. Arrangements by Reece Funeral Home & Valley Chapel, 869-3651 or 626-4249.
IRWIN, IDA A. - age 94, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, January 15, 1998. She was a member of Meridian Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Cal and Mollie Irwin; brothers, Nick, John and Bill Irwin; sisters, Mae Watts and Janie Reed. Survivors: sisters, Louretta Rogers and Margaret Trousdale; special niece, Linda Griswold; special nephew, Tommy Trousdale. Funeral service Saturday 2:30 p.m. at Berry Chapel with Rev. David Lovelace officiating. Interment Saturday at Meridian Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
FOWLER, CATHERINE COWELL - was born January 19, 1915, in Knoxville and died January 14, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was the daughter of Benjamin and Ella K. Cowell. She was preceded in death by her husband, attorney S. Frank Fowler and son, Robert Z. Fowler. A life-long resident of Knoxville, she grew up in Holy Ghost Parish, was a member of the first graduating class of Knoxville Catholic High School and attended The University of Tennessee. Before the marriage in 1940, she worked in the law office of Fowler, Long and Fowler (later Fowler, Rowntree and Fowler). She was a charter member of Sacred Heart Church, where she was a member of St. Theresa's Guild. She was in the St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, of which she served as president in 1975. She also devoted time to many other non-profit endeavors, including the Dulin Gallery of Art and Ramsey House; but she often stated that her greatest accomplishment was raising her seven children. She is survived by sons, Sam F. Fowler, Jr. and wife JoAnn, Knoxville, James L. Fowler and wife, Nell, Brentwood, John Harley Fowler and wife, Joanna, Knoxville; daughter-in-law, Marlene G. Fowler, Knoxville; daughters, Ellen F. Soper and husband, Brent, Nashville, Louise E. Fowler nad husband, Rob Daves, Minneapolis, Marie R. Alcorn and husband, Bob, Knoxville. Surviving granddaughters are Elizabeth Cassiday, Aubin Lewis, Ruth Krumhansl, Jennifer Toth, Chandler Jefferson, Laura Sharber, Catherine Soper and Meg Alcorn. Surviving grandsons who are serving as pallbearers are Frank Fowler, Gordon Fowler, Jim Fowler, Tom E. Fowler, Alex Fowler, Michael Fowler, Paul Soper, Matthew Davis, Steven Daves, and Bo Alcorn; 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral mass will be celebrated 10 a.m Friday at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 711 Northshore Dr., with Father Al Humbrecht officiating. Private interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ladies of Charity, 1031 North Central Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917 or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM FRED - age 81, of Knoxville, departed this life, Sunday, January 11, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center. Survivors: wife, Edna Oliver Johnson; son, William (Donna); daughters, Milna (Ronald S. Crichlow), Freddie Johnson; dedicated niece and nephew, Alfredda Scandrick and Robert Banks; several great, great-great, and great-great-great-nieces and nephews; devoted sister-in-law, Bobbie Hunt Washington; and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 17, 1998, at Unity Mortuary Chapel from 12:30-1 p.m. with the funeral to follow, Rev. Johnnie W. Skinner, Sr. officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa Hwy. The family will be at 4225 Shangri-la Dr. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary.
JONES, JACK RAY - age 76, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Sevier Co., died January 14, 1998, at Caritas Medical Center, Louisville, Ky. Preceded in death by father, Oscar Jones and mother, Bessie Willard Jones. Survivors: wife, Patricia R. Jones, Louisville; daughter, Kathy Cohen, Louisville; son, Jack A. Jones, Louisville; sisters, Ezalee Eslinger, Knoxville, Tenn., Lou Davis, Knoxville; brother, Don Jones, Knoxville; four grandchildren. Visitation January 16, 1998 from 2-9. Funeral services at Ratterman's Southside Drive, Saturday, January 17, 1998, 1 p.m, Pastor Rodney Burnette, Ninth and O Baptist Church, Louisville, Ky. Interment Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
KNOX, MRS. BERNETTIE HORTON - age 87, of 4417 Larigo Drive, Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of 110 Cleveland St., Easley, wife of the late Barron Knox, died Tuesday, January 13, 1998, in Knoxville. Mrs. Knox was born in Toccoa, Ga., a daughter of the late James B. and Nora Hamilton Horton. She worked with Home Extension Service for many years and was a member of Glenwood Wesleyan Church. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Bruce (Frances) Bowen of Knoxville, Tenn.; four granddaughters and five great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 17, 1998, in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Pickens, S.C. The body is at Robinson Funeral Home in Easley, where the family will receive friends from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Robinson Funeral Home, Easley.
KOELLA, SENATOR CARL O., JR. - age 64, of Townsend, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was a member of New Providence Presbyterian Church. He had been a Republican State Senator since 1972. He was a Maryville attorney, businessman and farmer. He was a member of the American, Tennessee and Blount County bar associations, and was a member of the Maryville Kiwanis Club and the American Legion. Survivors include wife, Maribel W. Koella; children, Carl O. Koella, III, Richard Koella, Abby Koella, Laura Koella; mother, Betty Koella; brothers, Tony Koella, Steve Koella. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Providence Presbyterian Church with Rev. Kevin Frederick and Rev. Patrick Willson officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home and at the church Saturday following the service. Memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 6324 Papermill Road, Knoxville, TN 37919. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville, in charge.
LATHAM, FRED M. - age 81, of Powell, passed away Wednesday morning at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member Teamster Local No. 519, retired E.T. & W.N.C. Preceded in death by son, Freddy Latham and daughter, Ellen Latham. Survivors: wife, Clara Johnson Latham of Powell; children, Joyce Lobetti, Kyle Ronnie Latham, both of Halls, Dorothy Cook, Helen Wynegar, David Latham, all of Powell, Betty Goggans, Jean Faison, Evelyn Lingerfelt, Gary Latham, all of Atlanta, Ga.; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Louise Weaver of Halls. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Friday, Bells Campground Cemetery for graveside service. Rev. Clarence Sexton officiating. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
LAY, HUBERT L. (HUB) - age 83, of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 13, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born in Union County and retired from H.T. Hackney after 47 years service. He was preceded in death by wife, Beatrice Hurst Lay; son, Jackie Kee; parents, Oscar and Ida Lay; sisters, Inez Beeler and Edith Kitts. Survivors: wife, June Hickle Lay; sons and daughter-in-law, Jim Lay, Eddie and Debbie Kee; daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Keck, Jane and Stuart Hall, Brenda and Steve Davidson; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Edna Seals, Mascot, Nell Hamilton and Johnnie Lay, Maynardville; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Friday for graveside and interment service at 11 a.m. Rev. Leonard Goins and Rev. Charlie Lynch officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
LEDFORD, BESSIE LOWHORN - 91, of 1715 Robinson Road, Loudon, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at home. Mrs. Ledford was one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Widow of Tom Ledford. Survivors: sons, William Ledford, Loudon and Tommy Ledford, Michigan; daughter, Ethel Keill, Pike Co., Ky.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Friday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel. Interment 12 noon Saturday, Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Loudon Funeral Home.
LEEPER, ZONA FRANCES - age 68, of Lenoir City, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday evening, January 14, 1998. She was a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Ida Mae Bivens Gideon; brother, Fred Gideon; and sister, Martha Jarnagan. Survived by devoted husband of 491/2 years, Sanders Leeper; children and spouses, Sandra and Donald Pace, Mike and Wanda Leeper, Sheila and Howard Atchley, Kay and Mike Arnwine and Janet and Bill Sitzler; grandchildren and spouses, David and Jennifer Pace, Wendy and Richard Martin, Shannon McClure, April and Michael Davis, Sandy and Crystal Atchley and Jana Sitzler; great-grandchildren, Jessica and Joshua Pace, Jacob Davis and little baby Martin; brother, Jim Gideon of Kokomo, Ind.; sisters, Margaret Cooke of Kokomo, Ind., Connie Pace of Lenoir City and Pat Burke of Greenville; aunt, Zoe Porter Steele of Lenoir City; mother-in-law, Florence Leeper; sisters-in-law, Phyllis Bihary of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. and Judy Cavanaugh of Long Beach, Calif.; a host of relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday with funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Gary Bingham officiating. A special thanks to Park West Hospital and their special care staff and especially to Stephanie and Dr. Luchsinger, I.H.S. Home Health Staff, Dr. Lance Morehead for his compassion and friendship for many years. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday, Lake View Cemetery. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
LONG, WILLIAM (BILL) - age 57, of South Knoxville, passed away January 14, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. Member of Church of Jesus Christ, Deadrick Road. Survived by wife, Alice Long; children, Ann, Shirley and Michael; four grandchildren; six sisters; six brothers. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Doug Long officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Saturday, Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will be at the home of Emma Inman, 1407 Deadrick Road. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
MADDOX, WILLIAM FRANK - age 73, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, Janaury 15, 1998. He was an ordained Baptist Church Minister and attended Faithway Baptist Church. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Garry and Julia Maddox; granddaughter, Brooke Maddox; brother, Robert Maddox of Powell; sisters, Rachel Headrick and Edna Carr, both of Knoxville; special sister-in-law, Gladys Roach; special niece, Judy Roach Humphreys. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. A.J. Crawford and Rev. Howard Pratt officiating. Family and friends will meet at Sharon Cemetery for an interment service 11 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Friday at Mynatt's.
MEWHORTER, DALE RAY - age 78, of Tullahoma, passed away Tuesday, January 13, 1998, at the Aurora Regional Medical Center in Aurora, Colo. A native of Creek County, Okla., Mr. Mewhorter was the son of the late Alpha Ray and Kathryn Smith Mewhorter. Mr. Mewhorter was also preceded in death by his wife, Ara Mewhorter who passed away in 1994. Mr. Mewhorter was a retired FBI agent and was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church. Mr. Mewhorter was active in many capacities at St. Paul's in addition to being on the Tullahoma Board of Aldermen. He was also active with River Bend Country Club in Shelbyville as well as Lakewood Country Club in Tullahoma. Mr. Mewhorter is survived by one son, Robert John ''Jack'' Mewhorter of Aurora, Colo; two daughters, Mary Brashear of Barrington, Ill., and Dale Ann Hamby of Knoxville; and five grandchildren. Visitation with the family will be Friday, January 16, 1998, from 5-9 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the Daves-Culbertson Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 17, 1998, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church with burial following at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Father John Kirk will officiate. Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
MILLER, ALBERT M. - age 89, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at Farragut Health Care Center. He was a charter member of Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church. He was married to Mary Guthrie Miller who died in 1986. He is survived by daughter, Jane Regas; son and daughter-in-law, Albert, Jr. and Kathryn Miller; grandsons, Tim Regas of Pasedena, Calif., Tyler Regas of Stowe, Vermont, Michael G. Miller of Knoxville; grandsons and spouses, Jeffrey and Vickie Miller of Scottsdale, Arizona, Patrick and Kathy Miller of Houston, Texas; granddaughters and husbands, Mary and Rich Dodson of Madisonville, Michelle and Tom Worrel of Mill Valley, Calif., Susan and Bo Regas-Weiwertz of Pasedena, Calif.; 10 great-grandchildren. He is also remembered friend, Bonnie Nelson and her children. Mr. Miller was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Columbia University. He was a certified public accountant who began his practice in 1946. He was instrumental at that time in re-establishing the Knoxville Chapter of Tennessee CPA's which had not existed in Knoxville since the early 1930's. He was extremely active in his profession, becoming president of the Knoxville Chapter of CPA's and the Tennessee Society of CPA's. He was active in his church, was a charter member of the Northside Kiwanis Club and served as Lietenant Governor of the Tennessee-Kentucky district of Kiwanis. He served on numerous civic and charitable organizations. Private graveside services will be 10 Saturday at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
MILLER, GLADYS AGEE - age 82, of Alcoa, died Tuesday, January 13, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Alcoa, a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and discharged as a major of USAR. Preceded in death by husband, John S. Miller and parents, John H. Agee and Annabel King Agee. Survivors: brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Oliver King Agee and Dorothy M. Agee of Maryville; nieces, Carolyn A. King, Annabel Lee Agee, Diane E. Agee; nephew, John Oliver Agee; several great-nieces and nephews; stepdaughters, Anne Steigal and Althea Miller, many cousins and friends. Funeral service 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Father Joe Brando officiating. Interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Memorials may be made to building fund of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 860 Louisville Rd., Alcoa, 37701 or the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends 2-3:30 p.m Saturday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MOORE, FRANCES SCOTT - 79, of 630 Spring St., Philadelphia, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998. Member of First Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Paul Ross Moore; daughter, Connie Pierce. Survivors: sons and daughter-in-law, Paul, Jr., Issac and Michael and Marie Moore, Philadelphia; daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn and Jessie Moore, Paint Rock, Ola Veine and Jesse Salyers, Philadelphia, Carolyn Russell, Etowah and Brenda and Steve Harris, Madisonville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Fannie Oody, Loudon, Nina Osborne and Carlie Ballard of Michigan; brothers, Luke Scott, Loudon, Calvin Scott, Greenback and Gus Scott, Knoxville. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Friday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Ernest Condee and Rev. Charles Fritts officiating. Interment 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Prospect Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Loudon Funeral Home.
MULLINS, MR. WILLIAM ''BILL'' - age 89, of New Tazewell, passed away January 15, 1998, at Tri-State Manor Nursing Home in Harrogate. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Coffey Funeral Home in Harrogate. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service 11 a.m. Sunday at Riverview Cemetery.
OGDIN, L. EVELYN - age 77, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 1998. Survived by children, Donald Fields, Richard Bolin, Sharon Bohannon and William Ogdin, all of Knoxville; grandchildren, Steve Smith, Stacy Lich, Joey Phillips, Stephanie Elmore, Jennifer Bolin, Michelle Bolin, Jason Fields, Heather Fields, James Cheeks and April Brown; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Gwin Driver, Josephine Price. Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery 2 p.m. Saturday for a graveside service, Rev. Eddie Myers officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Mynatt's.
PETREY, ROBERT LEE - age 95, of LaFollette, passed away Tuesday, January 13, at the LaFollette Medical Center. Preceded in death by wife, Nina Petrey. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Bobbie J. and Harvey Allison of Orange Park, Fla.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Ulys Petrey, Corbin, Ky., Jim Petrey, Mt. Nash, Ky., Willard Petrey, Williamsburg, Ky.; sister, Dovie Oaks, Williamsburg, Ky.; a host of nieces, nephews and friends to mourn his passing. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, January 17, at Cross Chapel. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 16, at Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.
RAINWATER, JESSE V. - age 77, of Dandridge (Sandy Ridge Community), passed away Thursday, January 15, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness. He was a lifelong native of Jefferson Co. and worked at Bush Bros. and Co. of Chestnut Hill for over 30 years. Son of the late Jesse and Bertie Blazer Rainwater he was preceded in death by brothers, Ponder and Wayne Rainwater of Dandridge. Survivors: brother, Payne Rainwater of Knoxville; nephew, Mickey Rainwater of Seymour; several cousins and many friends. Funeral service Friday, 7 p.m. at Farrar Dandridge Chapel with Rev. Lee Eakes officiating. Interment graveside service Saturday, 11 a.m. at Hills Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening 6-7 p.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home.
ROTH, MARGARET D. - age 80, a resident of Northgate Terrace in Knoxville, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at her home. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph Roth; parents, Clarence and Genevieve Conner and one half brother. Survived by son, Terry Roth; daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Eddie Overton, Paula and Terry Hilliard, all of Knoxville; half sisters, Anna Ruth Kirby of Knoxville and Dorothy Harmon of Indiana; six grandchildren, Jason, Holly, Stevie and Kristy Hilliard, Amber and Misty Overton; several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be 8 p.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Tim Overton officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at 10:45 a.m. at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. committal service. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
SHEPPARD, MR. FLOYD G. - age 76, of Walkers Ford Road, Maynardville, went to be with the Lord 10:45 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 1998, at Claiborne County Hospital. He was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Navy and Coast Guard veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by parents, Opps and Lottie Davis Sheppard; brothers, Leonard Sheppard, Otis C. Sheppard. Survivors: wife, Ollie O. Dalton Sheppard; sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn and Betty Sheppard, Bill and Judy Purvis, all of Maynardville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Zeb R., Boyce and Aubry Sheppard; sister, Reba Roberts, all of Asheville, N.C.; a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services 1 p.m. Saturday, Mt. Bethal Freewill Baptist Church, Weaversville, N.C., Rev. Willie Nicely officiating. The body will lie in state at the church 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturday. Interment will follow in Sheppard Family Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ed Ferguson, Cliff Dotson, Ronnie Sams, Garney Hembre, Larry Roberts, Joseph Justice, Jerry Hyatt, Daniel Sheppard. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.
SNOW, MRS. NOLA BELLE (ACUFF) - age 83, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 1998, at Cumberland Medical Center, Crossville, Tenn. Member of Milan Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Orvil and Leona Acuff; husband, M.L. Snow; sisters, Vonnie Hutchison, Alta Maples, Gladys Satterfield, Doshia Herrell. Survivors: daughter, Jimmie Lee Spargo of Copper Hill, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday with funeral service to follow at Ailor Chapel, Rev. Ralph Cox and Rev. Dwight Brantley officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday, Milan Cemetery. Pallbearers: nephews. The family will be at the home of Bill and Betty Loy, Maynardville. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.
THOMPSON, JAMES L. (JIMMY) - age 86, of Old Hwy. 68, Sweetwater, passed away at the family home, Tuesday, January 13, 1998. Preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Wimberly Thompson. He was a member of Forkners Chapel Methodist Church. Survivors: aunt, Mrs. Charles Crowder of Brandon, Fla.; several cousins. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday with funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. in Kyker's Chapel with Rev. Jim Guider officiating. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Saturday for a 10 a.m. graveside service and interment in the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park.
THORNDIKE, PATRICIA ANN - died January 14, 1998. She was a member of the Grove Park Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Viewing Rose Mortuary 1:30-2:30 January 16th. Graveside service Mt. View Cemetery at 3 p.m. She was loved by family and friends.
UPCHURCH, MARGARET WEAVER - of Knoxville, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Mrs. Upchurch was a member of Thankful Memorial Episcopal Church in Chattanooga and maintained her membership while in Knoxville, Rev. David Howe of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, served as her pastor. She worked for many years at Frye Institute in Chattanooga, where she served as secretary and treasurer. She had been a resident of Brakebill Nursing Home for three years. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Julia and George Weaver of Birmingham, Ala.; and her husband, Malcolm W. Upchurch, who served a number of years of Chief of Detectives in Chattanooga. Survived by brother, James Weaver of Birmingham, Ala.; several nieces and nephews, Mrs. Frances Spencer of Aiken, S.C., Mr. James Forrester of Ocala, Fla., Mrs. Don VanVleet of Knoxville, Mrs. Donna Atchison, Mrs. Pam Ash, Mr. James Weaver, and Mrs. Anita Evans, all of Birmingham. Funeral service 10 a.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Family and friends will meet Friday at National Cemetery in Chattanooga for a 2 p.m. graveside service. The family will receive friends following the service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
WOLARD, MR. HEDGE L. - age 74, of Kettle Hollow Road, Maynardville, passed away 4:40 a.m. Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was preceded in death by parents, Will and Vesta (Brewer) Wolard; sister, Virgie Wolard; brothers, Ralph and Lacy Wolard. Survivors: sisters, Ruby Wolard, Dora Tharp; brothers, Goldie Wolard, Theo Wolard, all of Maynardville, Fonzy Wolard, Luttrell; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, Cooke Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Jerry Sexton, Brother Jimmy Cox officiating. Interment to follow at Haynes Cemetery. Pallbearers: Friends. Arrangements by Cooke Mortuary, Maynardville.
YOUNG, MARGARET WAYMAN - age 87, of Maryville, died Wednesday, January 14, 1998, at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Maryville First Baptist Church and an active member of the Garden Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, W. Chet Young. Survivors include sons, Judge W. Dale Young of Maryville, Norman Young of Reno, Nevada; grandsons, John Young, Thomas E. Young, both of Reno, Nevada; great-granddaughter, Amanda Catherine Young of Reno, Nevada; brother, Park E. Wayman of Maryville. Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Maryville First Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Ballard officiating. The interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Friday at the church. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville, in charge.