Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|CAGLEY, CHARLES WELDON - age 70, of Myers Rd., Lenoir City,
departed this life Thursday evening, July 2, 1998, at the Loudon Health
Care Center. Charlie was a member of North Side Church of God. A veteran
of World War serving with the Marines. A well-know gas station attendant
for many years and a former Lenoir City policeman. Preceded in death by
daughter, Charlene Cagley; father, Maj. Andrew Jackson Cagley; mother,
Addie Green Cagley; brother, Earl Cagley; survivors: daughter and son-in-law,
Robbie Sue and Dennis McCurry of Lenoir City; son, Steve Cagley of Winchester;
grandson, Tucker Cagley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Amy Cagley
of Loudon, Carson McMahan of Loudon, Jean Cagley of Lenoir City; sister
and brother-in-law, Nola and Mack McInnis of Kingston; several nieces and
nephews. The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. Saturday, followed
by funeral services at 1 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
Joey Cagley officiating. Interment at Lake View Cemetery with full military
honors conferred by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard and the U.S.
Marine Corp. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
CALE, CHRISTINE JOHNSON - age 74, of Oak Ridge, passed on July 1, 1998, at her home. Mrs. Cale worked in the Oak Ridge School system for a number of years (pre-school program). She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church for many years. She was preceded in death by parents, Lonnie Johnson and Savannah Johnson; two sisters; one brother; one daughter; and twin sons. Survivors include: husband, Willie T. Cale; two children, Stanley A. Cale and Gina S. Cale, of Oak Ridge; one step-daughter, Betty J. Cale; three grandchildren, Eric T. Cale, Ginae' N. Cale and Xavier I. Cale; one sister, Alice Jean Johnson of Chicago, Ill.; one brother, Perry Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio; four sisters-in-law, Mary Williams of Kentucky, Josephine Thomas of Knoxville, Betty Cale and Gladys Cale, both of Knoxville, and Betty Johnson of Alcoa; four brothers-in-law, James Cale of Oak Ridge, Robert Cale and Buddy Thomas, both of Knoxville, and Sam Johnson of Chicago, Ill.; a very special and devoted friend, Mother Ivy. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 5, 1998, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 195 Wilberforce Ave. in Oak Ridge with Rev. Tommy Mims officiating. Interment to follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. The remains may be viewed after 12 noon, Saturday at Foothills Funeral Home, 910 E. Lincoln Rd., Maryville.
BROOKS, JAMES (GORDON) - age 82, of Powell, died 5:25 a.m., Friday, July 3, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a member, deacon, former Sunday school teacher of Glenwood Baptist Church. Retired from H.T. Hackney Company and a veteran of WWII with the U.S. Navy. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Helen F. Brooks, Powell; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Earl Smith of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Royce Brooks of Powell; grandson and wife, Steve and Lee Brooks of Knoxville; grandson, Mark Brooks of Powell; brothers, W.O. Brooks, Brandenton, Fla.; James Grindstaff, Virginia; sister and brother-in-law, LaQuita and Kelso Huff, Atlanta, Ga; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 2:15 p.m. Sunday at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens for a 2:30 p.m. entombment service, Rev. Perry W. Austin officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Glenwood Baptist Church, 7212 Central Avenue Pike, Powell, TN 37849. Friends may call at their convenience at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
CUNNINGHAM, WALTER FRANKLIN, SR. - age 58, of Knoxville, passed away July 3, 1998, at his home. Survived by son, Walter Franklin Cunningham, Jr.; daughter, Teresa Cunningham; grandchildren, Eric and Drew Cunningham; brothers, James Henry, William David, Ernest Arlie, and Johnny Ray Cunningham; sisters, Linda Sue Jordan, Virginia Waller, Dorothy Vaughn, and Geneva Kathryn Cunningham. Per the wishes of Mr. Cunningham, his body has been cremated and there will be no services. Arrangements by McCarty Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
DENTON, DIANA "LYNNE" HUTSON - age 33, of 1025 Susan Dr., New Market, died Thursday evening, July 2, 1998, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. She was a correctional officer for the Jefferson Co. Sheriffs Dept., member of the Dumplin Baptist Church and was an avid softball player, coach and umpire in area leagues. Survivors: daughter, Jennifer L. Denton; son, Brandon L. Denton, both of New Market; mother, Mary Cox Hutson; brothers, David Hutson and Mark R. Kearney; sister, Lea Hutson and Sabrina Hutson, all of Dandridge; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials In Memory of Lynne Denton be made to the "Field of Dreams" c/o John Cagle, P.O. Box 1274, Dandridge, TN 37725. Funeral services Monday at 1 p.m. at Hills Union United Methodist Church with Rev. Jerry Colbert officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Body moved to the church to lie in state one hour before services. Family will receive friends Sunday evening 6-8 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge.
FERGUSON, BESSIE LEE COLLINS - age 66, formerly of Knoxville, Tenn., died July 1, 1998, in Tampa. She was a 30 year employee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Company. She was like a mother to so many that she will truly be missed. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles. Survivors: daughter, Carolyn Loope, of Knoxville; granddaughters, Kathy Hyde of Tampa, Fla., Elsie Jo Delong, Crystal and Katie Loope, all of Knoxville; two great-grandsons, Marshall and Christopher, who lit up her life; sisters, Mildred Erdmann of Claremore, Okla., Sharon Barry and Harriet Brimm, both of Tampa, Fla.; brothers, Don Evans of Lutz, Fla., Buddy Evans of Tampa, Fla. Services 4 p.m. Sunday, at Reece Valley Chapel. Graveside 10 a.m. Monday, Scott Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 1-4 p.m., at Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel, 869-3651 or 626-4249.
GARRETT, HOMER RAY - age 63, of Short Bakers Street, Englewood, formerly of Madisonville, passed away suddenly at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Son of the late Alger and Pearl Garrett. Survivors: sons and daughter-in-law, Danny and Charity Garrett of Warren, Mich., Herman Garrett of Madisonville, Michael Garrett of Pontiac, Mich.; grandchildren, Kyla Garrett, Danny Garrett, Jr., both of Warren, Mich.; sisters, Frances Henderson of Englewood, Virginia Lewis, Helen Carpenter, both of Etowah; brothers, Ralph and Herman Garrett, both of Warren, Mich., Carl Garrett of Madisonville, Clifford and Ronnie Garrett, both of Englewood, Bobby Garrett of Manchester, Ky.; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother, J.C. Garrett. Funeral 8 p.m. Saturday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Beecher Miller officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Sunday, Chestua Baptist Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
HENEGAR, VICTOR MR. - age 74, of LaFollette, passed away Friday, July 3, 1998, at LaFollette Medical Center. He was a member, deacon and trustee of Indiana Avenue Baptilst Church, Veteran of WWII, treasurer of the Campbell County Baptist Association for 17 years, and retired from Union Carbide Corporation Y-12 plant. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Lorene Henegar, LaFollette; son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Judie Henegar, Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Doris and Guy Griffin, Oak Ridge; two grandchildren, Kevin Saylor and Holly Henegar; two sisters, Lorene Claiborne and Gilberta Hughes of LaFollette; several other relatives and friends. Funeral services Monday 8 p.m. at Indiana Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Robert L. Carroll and Rev. Mark Partin officiating. Family and friends will meet Tuesday 10 a.m. at Bakers Forge Cemetery for interment. Family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the Campbell County Cancer Fund, 124 Woodvine Street, Jacksboro, TN 37757. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday before services at Indiana Avenue Baptist Church. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in charge of arrangements.
HICKSON, JACK - age 55, of Knoxville, passed away Friday, July 3, 1998. Preceded in death by his mother, Mabel Louise Hickson. Survivors: daughters, Jackie and Missy; father, Howard M. Hickson; brothers, Gene and Kenneth Hickson; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday, Woodlawn Cemetery Rev. Jeff Woods officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
KEENE, OLIVER L. - age 91, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, July 2, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center. Mr. Keene was born February 17, 1907, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., the son of the late Carrie Hinton and John Findlay Keene. Employed with Union Carbide Corp./Y-12 from 1944 until his retirement in 1971 where he was a dispatcher. Member of United Church Chapel on the Hill. Survived by his wife of 58 years, Penny Keene; sister-in-law, Frances Keene of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; nephews, John Robert Keene and wife Pat of Tuscaloosa, Denzel Hollis and wife Brenda, Jack Hollis, all of Foley, Ala., Hubert Y. Rollen and wife Ann of Clinton; niece, Meredith Holt and husband Tom of St. Paul, Minn.; several grand-nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, July 5, 1998, at 2 p.m. at the United Church Chapel on the Hill with Rev. Boyd Carter officiating. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Ms. Lee Costanzo, 103 Case Lane, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Weatherford Mortuary of Oak Ridge in charge of arrangements.
LEE, EMMA L. "JIM" - age 80, of Heiskell, passed away July 3, 1998, at her home. She was a member of Brickyard Baptist Church in Powell. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by McCarty Woodhaven Chapel.
LOVEDAY, CHARLENE "CHUCKEY" - age 40, of Pigeon Forge, died Friday, July 3, 1998. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Atchley Funeral Home.
LYONS, JOHN PARKER, SR. - age 55, of North Knoxville, passed away July 3, 1998, at his home. He was a master carpenter. Survivors: wife, Sheena Lyons; son, John Parker Lyons, Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Rose-Ann and Gary Qualls; son and daughter-in-law, Errol Anthony and Faith Lyons; daughters, Lori Melinda and Lindsay Lee Parker; mother, Dixie Lyons; brother, Eddie Lyons; sisters, Linda and Kitty Lyons; six grandchildren, John, III, Lacey, Alexis, Kurt, Landon, Sheenamarie. Funeral service 4 p.m. Sunday Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. Family and friends will meet at the West Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery 12:45 p.m. Monday for interment at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
MAJERNIK, MARY - age 91, of Knoxville, passed away at her residence Wednesday, July 1, 1998. Born in Hungary, she came to the United States in 1912. Member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and the Ladies of Charity. Preceded in death by husband, Akos Majernik; two grandsons, Frank Michael and Joseph Bernard Chambers; three brothers, Paul, John, and George Lenqyel; two sisters, Elizabeth Banty and Theresa Fullerton. Survivors: daughter, Julia Majernik of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Frank Chambers of Concord; grandchildren, Polly and Jon Bandy of Seymour, Steve Chambers of Concord; two great-granddaughters, Tracy Johnson and Krissie Bandy; one great-great-granddaughter, Mary Katheryne E. Bandy; sisters, Julia Lenqyel of Cadillac, Mich., Esther Cienki of Swartz Creek, Mich., Barbara Mitchell of North Branch, Mich., Anne Bartlett of Lincoln, Neb.; sister-in-law, Emma Lenqyel of Swartz Creek, Mich.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, at Berry Funeral Home with a Rosary Recital to follow at 8 p.m. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Monday, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Rick Walsh, CSP officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Honorary pallbearer, Jon M. Bandy. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
McDANIEL, FRANCES IRENE LONAS -age 82, of Sweetwater, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Sweetwater Hospital. Preceded in death by husband, Charles Edward McDaniel, Sr. She was a member of Oakland Baptist Church. She was retired from Wood Presbyterian Home, Sweetwater. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Charles E. and Helga McDaniel, Jr., John W. and Margaret McDaniel, all of Sweetwater, and Jerry L. Atkins, of Madisonville; brothers, Roy Lonas, Paul Lonas, J.C. Lonas, all of Sweetwater, and Clyde Lonas, of Florida; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Kyker's Chapel with Rev. Caloway Nichols and Rev. Raymond McJunkins officiating. Interment to follow in the Christianburg Baptist Church Cemetery.
NEAL, MRS. CECILE MYNATT - age 91, of Knoxville, died 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at Northhaven Health Care Center. Member of Oakwood United Methodist Church and retired from Fulton Company. Survivors: grandchildren, Albert Cole and Sue Cole both of Hazel Green, Ala.; sister, Mary Imogene Mynatt Brown; sister-in-law, Mrs. Ralph (Melldean) Mynatt both of Knoxville; brother-in-law, Paul E. Brown, Michigan; nieces, and nephews, Carolyn (Brown) and Al Strunk, Glen Ellyn, Ill., Jack and Darleen Courtney, Alexandria, La. Patsy and George Bridges, Joyce Ann and Billy Cordell, Tami and Randy Vaden, all of Knoxville, Robert Brown, Royal Oak, Mich, Douglas Brown, Madison Heights, Mich.; cousin, Robert T. Mynatt, Jr., San Diego, Calif. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, July 6, 1998, at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Tom Ballard (Pastor of Bookwalter United Methodist Church), officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12 noon-2 p.m., Monday ,July 6, 1998, at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at Broadway.
MOSTELLA, MISS SHIRLEY ANN - formerly of Knoxville, departed this life in Washington, D.C. Born July 12, 1939 to the late Lawrence (L.B.) Benton Mostella and Margaret Mostella. Survivors: devoted and loving mother, Mrs. Margaret Mostella; sisters, Mrs. Barbara J. (Toby) Pilcher and Mrs. Sandra L. (San) Walker; brother-in-law, William J. Walker; four nephews, four nieces; aunt, Jessie Sanford; uncle, Walt C. Mostella, Chicago, Ill.; cousins, Aaron Benton and family, Mary Meade and family, Helen Bates and family , Mary Ruth Bost and family, and a host of other relatives and friends. Family will receive friends 6:30-7 p.m. at Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, funeral service, 7 p.m., Rev. George Whyte officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Monday, Sherwood Memorial Garden. The family will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Walker, 1215 Brooks Road. Arrangements by Jarnagin & Son Mortuary.
PHIPPS, MRS. BLANCHE BERNICE (BOOKER) - age 75, of Powder Springs, passed away suddenly Thursday, July 2, 1998, at her home. Member of Powder Springs Baptist Church. Preceded in death husband, Glen (Crowder) Phipps; brothers, Carson and Leslie Booker; son-in-law, Harold Seal. Survivors: daughter, Connie Seal of Powder Springs; grandchildren, Greg and Rhonda McAnally of Norris, Rick and Deana Bowlin of Bean Station, Damon Seal of Powder Springs; great-grandson, Tristan McAnally of Norris; sisters, Edith Lee of Washburn, Drama Booker of Waritoa Nursing Home; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 1998, with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. at Ailor's Chapel. Rev. Randy Beeler and Rev. Gary Beeler officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Sunday, Doyle Wayne-Needham Cemetery in Powder Springs. Ailor Mortuary Maynardville.
QUICK, LLOYD W. - age 76, of Morristown, passed away Friday, July 3, 1998, following a short illness. He was retired from Roadway Express and a member of Hamblen Masonic Lodge #231, Scottish Rites and Kerbela Shriners of Knoxville. He was a faithful volunteer of Toys for Tots for many years. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Quick; children, Carol and Dale Fox of Plano, Texas, David Quick, John Quick and Shari Dooley of Columbia, S.C., Debra and Jerry Dickerson of Morristown and Bruce and Louanna Quick of Cleveland, Tenn.; sister, Mrs. Clara Beard of Toledo, Ohio; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Roadway Express drivers. The family will receive friends Monday, July 6, 1998, 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. There will be a Masonic service by the Hamblen Lodge #231 at 8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services to follow with Rev. Sonny Davis officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday 11 a.m. in Jarnagin Cemetery. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
RICHARDS, JOSEPH WILLIAM - age 78, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, July 2, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Medical Center. Survivors: sons, Alvin Richards and Richard Bowman; daughter, Sharon Petersen; three grandchildren; former wife, Mary Ann Rizzotto, all of Knoxville. A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Father John Rafter officiating. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Burn Center, Lexington, Ky. Family will receive friends following the service at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
ROBBINS, MARJORIE ELIZABETH - age 86, of Fountatin City, passed away Friday morning at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. She was a member of the Lutheran Church and the widow of Samuel R. Robbins. Survived by nieces, Mary Evelyn Deaton, and Rosa Lee Lewis, both of Knoxville, Ruthie Ruege of Port Washington, Wis., Louis Lamps of Ocala, Fla.; nephews, Bill Radloff of Brown Deer, Wis., and Michael Radloff of Stansbury Mo.; several great-nieces and nephews. Mrs. Robbins will be removed to Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington, Wis. on Monday for funeral services and interment on Wednesday. Flowers may be sent to the Eernissee Funeral Home in Port Washington. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
ROSEBURGH, ZELMA (HANDLEY) - age 78, of Alcoa, died Friday, July 3, 1998 at U.T. Medical Center. She was a member of Alcoa First Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, William L. and Mabel Burchfield Handley. Survivors include her husband, Paul Roseburgh of Alcoa; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Wendy Roseburgh of Maryville; daughters and sons-in-law, Paula and Freddy Marsh of Alcoa, Pat and Larry Haynes of Maryville, Wanda and Jim Barnard of Tallahassee, Fla.; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Raymond, Mike and Don Handley; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday in McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Holden officiating. The interment will follow in Clarks Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
SHROPSHIRE, JAMES HILL - age 80, of Lakeshore Rd., Bean Station, Tenn., passed away at 7:35 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 1998, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville. He attended Holston Primitive Baptist Church in Bean Station. Mr. Shropshire was retired from Forenta in Morristown and was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Shropshire; parents, James S. and Martha Jane Hill Shropshire; sister, Marie Childress. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ivalee Brady Shropshire of Bean Station; son and daughter-in-law, Wilbur and Georgia Shropshire of Mooresburg; daughters and sons-in-law, Doris and Curtis Hollis Spradling of Bean Station, Geneva and Jackie Antrican of Bean Station; granddaughters and grandson-in-law, Missie and Mark Collins, Regina Antrican and Brittany Antrican; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Travis and Kendra Spradling, all of Bean Station. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Aaron Williams of Abingdon, Va. officiating. Graveside will follow at Holston Cemetery in Bean Station. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home in Rutledge.
STAIR, HUBERT MAYNARD - age 86, of Mascot, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at Ft. Sanders Hospital. Member of Roseberry Baptist Church. Retired from ASARCO after 36 years service. Survivors: wife of 58 years, Elpha Lawson Stair; sons and daughter-in-law, Ronald E. and Phyllis Stair, Gary D. Stair and Fiancee Elzan Barnes, of Strawberry Plains; daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Jim Bates, of Adamsville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Family and friends will meet at Roseberry Cemetery at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Greg, Wesley, Bill, Jim, and Ricky Stair, Chuck Evans, Rodney Stallings and Stanley Stiles. Honorary pallbearers: Cousin Lawrence Bozeman, friend Harold Cate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roseberry Baptist Church Bus Fund, 2920 Roseberry Rd., Mascot, TN 37806. Mynatt's in charge.
STALANS, OLA L. - age 88, of Maryville, passed away Friday, July 3, 1998, at the family home. She was a member of Broadway Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Virgil Stalans, Sr.; sons, Virgil Stalans, Jr. and Harold R. Stalans. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth H. and Shelby Stalans of Maryville; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Richard McCamy of Medford, N.J.; daughter-in-law, Lois Cox of Knoxville; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Monday, Miller Funeral Home Chapel, Dr. Bob Brown, Rev. L.G. Hutchens officiating. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday at Clark's Grove Cemetery for the interment. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
STARNES, GWEN GALLANT - age 69, of 600 College Street, Madisonville, passed away 5:10 a.m. Friday, July 3, 1998, at U.T. Hospital. Member of Toqua Presbyterian Church and later at Madisonville Presbyterian Church. She was a Monroe County Genealogist. Survivors: husband, Bill Starnes; daughter, Susan Sloan and John E. Pope, Friendsville; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Becky Starnes, Madisonville; grandchildren, Beth and Ben Sloan; sister, Johnnie Jones, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.; two nieces; special friend, Mary Black. Graveside service and interment 10 a.m. Monday, Haven Hill Memorial Gardens, Rev. Bill Childress officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Madisonville Public Library Genealogy Dept., c/o Joy Locke, P.O. Box 99, Madisonville, TN 37354. Family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.
STRICKER, DEBORAH DARLENE - of Knoxville. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Timothy Duncan of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Karen Stricker of Milroy, Ind.; Harry Stricker, Rudy Stricker of Lenoir City; seven grandchildren; mother, Margaret King; brothers, John Major, Frank Major, and Richard Major; sister, Lisa King. Services to be held at a later date in Milroy, Ind.
TEAGUE, CRAIG - age 83, of Jellico, Tenn., passed away Thursday, July 2, 1998, at the Jellico Community Hospital. He was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church in Jellico. Survived by wife, Patsy Teague of Jellico; brothers, Marion Teague and Leon Teague, both of LaFollette, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church, Jellico, Sunday from 5-7 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 7 p.m. with Dr. Chuck Summers officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m., Monday, July 6, 1998, at the Jellico Cemetery for graveside service and interment. Honorary pallbearers: Bob Teague, Billy Teague, Dennis Teague, David Davis, Austin Teague, John Miller, Ralph Davis, Larry Teague and Donnie Teague. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 545 S. Main St., Jellico, TN 37762. Cox & Son Funeral Home, Jellico in charge.
TRENT, BARBARA SUE - age 49, passed away at 4:08 p.m. Thursday, July 2, 1998, at U.T. Medical Center. She was a native of Knox County and a member of Deliverance Temple Church on Keith Avenue. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Patricia Gilliam; granddaughter, Brittany Lowe. Survived by her three children, Cindy Overholt, Tammy Collins, Lonnie Gilliam; three brothers, Bobby Fox, David Fox, Charlie Fox; two sisters, Mary Dalton and Katherine Moore; fiancee and mate of 11 years, Lank Presnell; eight grandchildren and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Brian Wright officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
WELCH, LONAS G. - age 89, of Halls, passed away July 2, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. Member of Texas Valley Baptist Church. Preceded in death by wives, Tennie Bell Romines Welch, and Alice Lewis Welch. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Shirley Welch; grandchildren, Roger and Dennis Welch and Linda Carr; great-grandchildren, Stacy Leanne Martin, Matthew Welch, Dennis Welch, Jr., Amanda Carr; great-great grandson, Colin Welch; brother, Fowler Welch of Halls; sisters, Lenoir Cardwell of Halls, Jeanitta Irwin of Myrtle Beach, S. C. Funeral service 8 p.m. Saturday, Mynatt's Chapel. Rev. Herman Lakin and Rev. Curtis Tindell officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and proceed to Halls Memory Gardens for interment at 3 p.m. Pallbearers: Buford, Clyde, Jeff, Johnny and Ulyess Welch and Herbert Buckner. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's.
WILLIAMS, DANIEL EUGENE - age 33, of Greenback, passed away Thursday, July 2, 1998. He was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by father, Lynn Williams. Survivors: wife, Debbie Williams; sons, Christopher and Justin Williams; mother, Joann Williams of Greenback; sister, Angie Hampton of Knoxville; brothers, Jeff Williams, Roger Williams, Dexter Williams, all of Maryville. Family and friends will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, at Four Mile Cemetery for graveside service and interment, Rev. Gene Gann officiating. Friends may call at their convenience from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
WILSON, MRS. HELEN ESTER PEARCY - of 121 Hembree Street, Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Mars Hill, N.C., entered into eternal rest July 1, 1998, at St. Mary's Hospital. She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in Mars Hill. She was the widow of the late Walter Wilson. She leaves to cherish her memory daughters, Frances Briscoe of Mars Hill, N.C., Ada, Lorraine, and Elouise Wilson, all of Knoxville, Peggy Pearson and Virginia Royster of Charlotte, N.C.; sons, Walter, Jr. and Charles Wilson of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Winston Pearcy of Asheville, N.C.; 17 grandchildren, two of which she raised, David and Deborah Wilson; ten great-grandchildren; godchild, Charlene Dunn; many devoted sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Open visitation will be held Sunday at your convenience at Jarnigan & Sons Chapel. The family will receive friends Monday from 2:30-3 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Mars Hill, N.C. Funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Willie Baker officiating. Interment to follow at Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery. Jarnigan & Sons Mortuary in charge.
WRIGHT, LILLIE EDITH - age 92, of South Knoxville, entered eternal life July 2, 1998. Preceded in death by husband, Wiley N. Wright. Survived by daughter, Marjorie Wright; sister, Alice Kinser of Chattanooga. Family will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home, Sunday 6-7:30 p.m. Graveside service and interment, Monday 12 noon at Woodlawn Cemetery. She was a member of Island Home Baptist Church. Pastor Ray Kitts will do the eulogy.
YOUNG, MR. JAMES D. - age 40, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, July 1, 1998. Mr. Young was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and was the owner of Cherokee Sign Co., and was also an accomplished musician. Beloved husband of Lori; father of Aleana 20, Kate 18, John 16, Sarah 14, and Donald James 5. Also survived by parents, Donald and Shirlee Young of Milford, Mich.; siblings, Patrick (Dorothy) of Knoxville, Michael (Kate) of Xenia, Ohio, Lori (Gary) Sansocie of Milford, Christopher of Milford; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 1998, in the chapel of Highland South Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Highland South Funeral Home and cemetery in charge of arrangements. (573-7300).