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|ANDERSON, GERRIE KAY - 48, died suddenly, July 12, 1997,
at her home in Knoxville. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will
be announced later by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
BARNES, CLARA JOY ''C.J.'' - age 77, of South Knoxville, passed away July 12, 1997, at Knoxville Convalescent Center. Member and former elder of Lake Forest Presbyterian Church. Graduate of LMU. Survived by husband, Glen Barnes; daughters, Deborah Bacsik, Dallas, Texas, Barbara Strickland, Kennesaw, Ga.; six grandchildren, Emily and Bob Bacsik, Edward, Sylvia, Steven, and David Strickland. Funeral 1 p.m. Wednesday, Lake Forest Presbyterian Church, Rev. Stewart White officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lake Forest Presbyterian Church Building Fund. The family will receive friends following the service Wednesday at Lake Forest Presbyterian Church with burial to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery at 3 p.m. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
BEELER, ANTHONY LEE ''RUSTY'' - age 40, of Speedwell, Tenn., passed away July 13, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Park West Hospital. Born Feb. 14, 1957, in Bell Co., Ky. He was an insulator with North Brothers Insulation Co. Member of Local #46. Loved to deer hunt and the outdoors. Preceded in death by his son, Rusty Lee Beeler; grandfather, Floyd Jones; and grandparents, Milt and Velma Beeler. Survivors: wife, Lesha Ann Branham Beeler; parents, James M. and Pat Beeler; grandmother, Myrta Jones; brothers and wives, Jody and Myra Beeler, Jim and Louisa Beeler; sister and brother-in-law, Patty and Jeff Russell, all of Speedwell, Tenn.; father and mother-in-law, Marvin and Louis Branham, Middlesboro, Ky.; very special aunt and uncle, Wanda and T.H. Heck, Speedwell, Tenn.; brothers-in-law, Lee Branham, Middlesboro, Ky., Chris Branham, Lancaster, Pa.; nieces and nephews, Chauncey, John, Tyler, Megan, Nasya, and Candace; a host of family and friends. Services 2 p.m. Wednesdy, at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Mitchell Keck, Rev. Bob Owens, and Rev. Gary Mundy. Music by George Earl Bolinger. Burial Greasy Hollow Cemetery, Speedwell. Pallbearers: Allen Mayes, Arnold and Tony Poteet, Kelly Graves, David and Larry Robertson, Vantoy Owens, and Donald Mayes. Honorary pallbearers: Terry Ellis, Richard Branham, Tommy Tinnel, Danny Hatfield, Ulis Price, Jason Thomas, Jim Alexander, Tony Mayes, and Guy Pearman. Visitation Tuesday 6-9 p.m. Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel 869-3651 or 626-4249.
BELL, BEECHER EMERSON - age 73, of 246 Ridgecrest Dr., Madisonville, formerly of Tellico Plains, passed away 12:39 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Park West Medical Center. Member of Unicoi Missionary Baptist Church, veteran of World War II, member of Unaka Masonic Lodge #651. Survivors: wife, Dorothy Deitz Bell; daughters, Anna Louise Couch, East Canton, Ohio, Linda Sue Bell, Murphy, N.C., Nora Lee McGonagle, Sherry Lynn Baldwin, both of Ravenna, Ohio, Sandra Kay Baldwin, Candra, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Davis, Tellico Plains, Pearl Smith, Hixon; brother, Carl Bryson, Akron, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Funeral 8 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. Beecher Miller and Rev. Michael Prock officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday, Unicoi Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Tellico Plains.
BRANSON, PEARL TRENT - age 77, of Strawberry Plains, passed away at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 1997, at NHC Healthcare Center. She was longtime member of Lyons Creek Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Milford Branson. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Mickey and Patti Branson; grandchildren, Amanda and Adam Branson; sisters, Marjorie Viola Wagner of Arvada, Calif.; brother and sister-in-law, Pat and Lillian Branson of Greenville, S.C.; sister-in-law, Agnes Branson of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel with Rev. Grant Bishop officiating. The family and friends will meet at 12:45 p.m. at Eastview Memorial Gardens for a 1 p.m. graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Hwy.
BROCK, SAMPS - 61, of Oliver Springs, died Sunday, July 13. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, at Sharp Funeral Home, the funeral will follow. Entombment will be at Oak Ridge Memorial Park at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 17.
CARDWELL, ROSA - age 83, of Sevierville, died Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Sevier County Health Care Center. She was a member of Hills Creek Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus Cardwell; parents, George and Savannah Manning; sister, Cora Huskey and Ethel Whaley; brother, Johnnie Manning. Survivors: daughter, Faye Hurt of Pittman Center; daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Ray Green, Pittman Center; grandchildren, Teresa Whaley of Carrollton, Ga., Deweayne Bright, Dandridge; great-grandchildren, Tenisha Bright, Jason and Stephen Whaley; sisters, Mary Noland, Pigeon Forge, Minnie Brown, Sevierville. Funeral service 7 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley's Smoky Mountain Chapel in Pigeon Forge with Rev. Jim White officiating. Interment 1 p.m. Wednesday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley's Smoky Mountain Chapel. Atchley Funeral Home in charge.
CORNELIUS, MARSHALL CALVIN, JR. - 40, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, July 12, 1997, at the Methodist Medical Center. Employed with Xeron Business Services. Veteran U.S. Army. Attended Oak Valley Baptist Church. Survived by wife, Harriett Churn Cornelius of Oak Ridge; mother, Lita B. Cornelius; and grandmother, Josie Moulden, both of Knoxville; stepchildren, Marius Felton and Shondrell Roberson of Oak Ridge; brothers, Melvin Huff and Hughie Moulden of Knoxville; brother-in-law, Charles Stubbs of Cordele, Ga.; sister, Beatrice Huff; and sister-in-law, Christine Moulden, both of Knoxville; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Harrington and husband, Freddie, Jennifer Felton and Marian Collier, all of Cordele, Ga. and Machanda Cook and husband, James of Atlanta, Ga.; mother-in-law, Naomi Stubbs of Cordele, Ga.; step-grandchild, Briaunna Felton; and many other relative and friends. Funeral service are Friday, July 18, 1997, at 2 p.m. at Oak Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Hardil Thomas, Rev. Hattie Washington, and Rev. Margaret Mack officiating. Burial in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. at Oak Valley Baptist Church. Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge in charge of arrangements.
DOCKERY, WAYNE - age 71, of North Knoxville, died 9:35 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 1997, at the family home. Member of New Life United Methodist Church and the Volunteer Lamplighters Sunday School Class. Worked for 45 1/2 years at Swan's Bakery. Survivors: wife, Mary D. Dockery; son, Larry Dockery; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kay Dockery; grandsons, Alan, Blake, and Rex Dockery; brother Dwight Allen Dockery, all of Knoxville; sisters-in-law, Wilma Hall, Katie Marine, Ann Depew, Odie Perkey, Katherine Andes, Florence Randolph, Carolyn Williams, and Nell Buckner; special cousin, Doretha Marddron. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Stevens Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Pat Polis officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary to leave in procession for an 11 a.m. graveside service at Lynnhurst Cemetery. Pallbearers: nephews, Tim Marine, Steve, Gary, and Morris Monroe, Fred Cummings, Jr., Rick Randolph, Mike and Terry Williams. Honorary pallbearers: Troy Overstreet, Charles Patterson, Gary Clark, Leroy Miller, Jack Williams, Kenny Edmonds, Jim Fritts, Jim Harris, Bill Hancock, Danny Cass, A.C. Lane, Charlie Matlock, Charlie and Loyd Cruze, and John McMahan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life United Methodist Church, 7921 Millertown Pike, Knoxville, TN 37924. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
FERGUSON, MATILDA L. FRAZIER - age 91, of Maryville, died Sunday, July 13, 1997, at the family home. She was a member of Centenary Baptist Church. A retired school teacher with 25 years of service with the Blount County School System. Preceded in death by husband, Thomas L. Ferguson. Survivors: include son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Alta Ferguson of Los Alamos, New Mexico; daughter and son-in-law, Audrey F. and Cecil Blevins of Maryville; grandchildren, Pamela and husband, Matthew Hicks of Greenup, Kentucky, Kimberly and husband, David Evans of Maryville; great-grandchildren, Nicole and Rachel Hicks, Brock, Derek and Jacob Evans; brother, Robert Frazier of West Virginia; sisters, Ethel Davis, Velva Huff and Leona Reynolds, all of Knoxville, Myrtle Rains of Ohio, Jean Brewer of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. David Randolph officiating. Family and friends will assemble 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for interment service. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Smith Mortuary, Maryville.
GARRETT, JAMES E. (BUCK) - age 68, of Louisville, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Fairpark Healthcare Center. He was of the Baptist faith, Army Veteran of the Korean War, retired from Robertshaw Control Co. Survived by wife, Waneta Miller Garrett; mother, Dorsie West; daughter, Teresa Garrett; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Angela Garrett; granddaughters, Stephanie and Alyssa Garrett. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Gene Hurley officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Thursday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. interment service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HANKINS, TRULA MAE (TU-DA) - age 86, went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, July 12, 1997. A faithful servant of the Lord, member and Sunday School teacher at Beaumont Baptist Church for many years and current member of Victory Baptist Church. Preceded in death by mother and father, James and mary Shinpaugh; husband, John E. Hankins; son, Bob E. Hankins; devoted son-in-law, Rev. Don Turner; several sisters and a brother. Survived by sons, Ronnie, Jerry, and Jon; daughters, Judy Rogers, Mary Ann Turner, and Janice Hankins; devoted daughter-in-law that she dearly loved and cherished as a daughter, Liz Hankins; other survivors include a special son-in-law, Jerry Rogers; and daughter-in-law, Jo Anne Hankins; grandchildren, Bob, Jr., Jeannie, Suzy Hankins, Debra Cox, Lynne Hankins, Pamela and Jennifer Rogers, Jon Jr., Jamee, Jason Hankins, Don II and Mimi Turner, April Head; two very special great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and David Cox; numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and proceed to Highland Memorial Cemetery for an 11:30 a.m. graveside service with Rev. Jack Arwood officiating. Pallbearers will be the grandsons. Arrangements by Weaver's Cumberland Memorial Chapel, 5815 Western Avenue.
HENRY, HAZEL LOVELL - age 86, of West Knoxville, died 7 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 1997, at home. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by husband, Hugh M. Henry; and son, David Wayne Lovell. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Gene Wilson, Tampa, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Barbara Lovell, Knoxville; son, Billy R. Lovell, Panama City, Fla. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway in charge.
HERNANDEZ, JOSE LUC - age 20, of Knoxville, died Saturday. The body will be returned to Mexico for burial. Local arrangements by Foothills Funeral Home, Maryville.
HODGE, RONALD A. - age 52, of Lisbon, Ohio, formerly of Halls Crossroads, passed away suddenly Monday, July 14th., in Ohio. Preceded in death by father, Max Hodge. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Brent and Amy Hodge; mother, Helen Hodge; brothers, B.H. Hodge, all of Knoxville, Larry Hodge, of Springfield, Ky.; sisters Doris Reeves of Knoxville and Karen Shoffner of Andersonville. Arrangements incomplete. Mynatt's in charge.
HOGAN, PASTOR G.D. - of Athens, Tenn., age 79, went to sleep in the Lord, Sunday, July 13, at his home. Brother Hogan was a native of Andrews in Cherokee County, N.C., where he was known as Garland or ''Andy.'' He was the son of the late Harve and Etta Hogan. Brother Hogan preached the Word of God for 50 years throughout the South and broadcast nationally and internationally through the Old Temple Religion Hour which he founded and conducted. He was instrumental in founding several Baptist churches including First Bible Baptist of Athens which he founded in 1961 and pastored until his death. Pastor Hogan founded and directed World Bible Missions, a mission outreach broadcasting the Word and distributing Bibles, gospel tracts, and Bible study courses throughout the world. He served as moderator for the Old Fashioned Fellowship for many years and served on the board of directors of the former Dalton Rescue Mission Children's Home. Pastor Hogan was a World War II Veteran who proudly and valiantly served the country he loved in the infantry in Europe. He was twice a recipient of the Purple Heart. He is survived by his wife, Anna Lou; brother, Arvil Hogan of Charlotte, N.C.; sister, Maybelle Willard of Greensboro, N.C.; daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Louie Carter of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and James ''Buster'' Evans of Athens; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lee and Jerry Cardin of Athens; son and daughter-in-law, Dave and Margret Hogan of Asheville, N.C.; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Teena Hogan of Athens; son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Jamia Hogan of Lenoir City; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and his beloved church family. Friends will be received Tuesday, July 15 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. at First Bible Baptist Church in Athens. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 16, at 2 p.m. at First Bible Baptist Church in Athens with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Bro. Homer Wilson, Bro. Calvin Queen, Bro. Don Carter, and Bro. James Langston will officiate. The Bible Baptist Church Choir will sing. Grandsons and nephew will serve as pallbearers. Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens will facilitate funeral services.
LEWIS, JAMES R. - age 78, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday evening, at home. Born and raised in Knox County. A 1939 graduate of Halls High School. Served in U.S. Army/Air Corps. in North Africa and Europe during World War II. Moved to Kokomo, Ind. and was retired from Continental Steel. In 1976 joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and held office of High Priest. Moved back to Knox County in 1987. Loved gardening, refinishing antiques, and the outdoors. Survivors: wife, Flora Lewis; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Peggy Lewis; grandson, Arian Farvin; sisters, Emaline (Pet) Lawson and Mary Lou Lewis; nine nieces and nephews. Service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Grove Park Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Bishops Counselor Mike Isom officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday and proceed to Woodhaven Memorial Gardens, Edgemoor Rd., Claxton for interment at 11 a.m. Military honors will be given by the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers: Sherman Mitchell, James (Buddy) Bell, Hugh Bell, John Mitchell, Ray Bell and Charles Conant. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Grove Park Ward. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
McCAMPBELL, VIRGINIA ROBERTS - Knoxville, Tenn., died Sunday at U.T. Medical Center. Survivors include: her husband, Philip McCampbell, Knoxville; and parents, James Alvin and Daisy Roberts, Del Rio; sisters and brothers-in-law, Stella and Tim Lunsford, Del Rio; niece, Vickie and her husband, Jeff Webb, Newport; nephew, Tim and his wife, Khristy Lunsford, Spartanburg, S.C.; great-niece, Carrie Webb, Newport; great-nephew, William Dalton Lunsford, Spartanburg, S.C.; a close friend, Russell Newman, Knoxville. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday in Jones Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Brown Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to the Humane Society of your choice. Brown Funeral Home in charge.
McGEE, BERTHA COMPTON - 71, passed away Sunday, July 13, 1997, at her home in Knoxville. She was a Presbyterian. Preceded in death by mother and stepfather, Ethel and Wendell Guy; and her husband, McGee. Survived by aunt, Pauline Rudd; uncle, Lloyd Cannon, both of Knoxville; cousins, Betty Swann, Earnest Jennings, and Charlotte Cleveland. Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery, Wednesday for a 10 a.m. graveside service. The family will receive friends 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
MOWERY, ANNA VIE - age 82, of Mascot, died 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Park West Hospital. She was a member of Mascot United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Sue Mowery. Survived by husband of 63 years, Charles P. Mowery, who retired from American Zinc with 48 years of service; son, Bill J. Mowery; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles A. and Glenna Mowery, Wayne W. and Ann Mowery, Dick and Pat Mowery; daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Clifton Bates, all of Knoxville; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister, Gertrude Pinner of Dayton, Ohio; sister and brother-in-law, Hilda and Jake Gilreath of Kodak; brother, Arnold Underwood of Tampa, Fla.; special friends, Connie Hobby, Betty Hart, Bill Williams. Funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Chapel with Rev. A.R. Baumgardner of Cedar Ford Baptist, Luttrell officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Eastview Memorial Gardens for interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers: Roy Mowery, David Mowery, Mike Mowery, Wesley Mowery, Brad Bates, and David Stooksbury. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
MYNATT, MARGARET THOMAS - age 83, of North Knoxville, passed away July 14, 1997, at St. Mary's Hospital. Member of Inskip Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Ray D. Mynatt. Survivors: brother and sister-in-law, Harold Vance and Gladys K. Thomas of Knoxville and Everett W. and Berrietta Thomas of Knoxville; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Charles Shipe of Knoxville; nephews, Eric and Karl Thomas. Family and friends will meet at Highland Memorial Cemetery 11 a.m. Wednesdy for a graveside service Rev. Charles Farmer officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Mynatt's.
NEWMAN, ROY C. ''RUSTY'' - age 72, of Sevierville, died Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Sevier Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, E.C. and Blanche Newman; and brother, Carl D. Newman. He was a former mayor and alderman for the city of Sevierville, he was a Mason and Shriner serving as past grand master of the Mountain Star Lodge,. he was a member of the Sevierville Kiwanis Club and past chairman of the Fundraising Committee for the Robert F. Thomas Foundation. Survivors: wife, Iris M. Newman; son, Roy Kent Newman; grandson, Ted Newman and wife, Teri; great-grandson, Thomas Kent Newman; sister, Willie Mae Henderson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Rev. Jim Bailes officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Wednesday in Middle Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation or to the First United Methodist Church, Sevierville. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
POLLARD, MARIE TREAT - age 80, of Lenior City, formerly of Ardmore, Okla., passed away early Monday morning, July 14, 1997, at Farragut Health Care Center. She attended Sixth Avenue Church of God. She was preceded in death by parents, Green and Lula Johnson Treat; five brothers and a sister. Survivors: husband, James W. Pollard; children and spouses, James Ray and Patricia Pollard of Salt Lake City, Utah, Bobby Gene and Frances Pollard of Friendsville, Charlotte and Leonard Scarbro of Maryville, Billy Joe and Nancy Pollard of Denver, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Friday at Sixth Avenue Church of God, followed by funeral service at 7 p.m., Rev. A.J. Crawford and Rev. Ernie Varner officiating. Graveside service 10 a.m. Saturday, Clarks Grove Cemetery in Maryville. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
SCHWAB, WILLIAM ''BILL'' - age 79, of Kingston, passed away Monday, July 14, 1997, at his home. He was a nuclcear physicist for Union Carbide for 36 years, retiring in 1982. He also worked on the Manhattan Project in New York from 1946-1953. He moved to Oak Ridge in 1946 and then moved to Kingston in 1953. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Survivors: wife of 53 years, Betty Schwab of Kingston; daughter, Nancy Rhody and husband, Austin of Midtown; grandchildren, Reginia Brantley and husband, Scott of Knoxville, Kevin Rhody of Midtown and Justin Rhody of Spring City; great-grandchild, Joshua Rhody of Spring City. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, where the family will receive friends from 6-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 1997. Funeral services will follow at 8:30 p.m. in Kyker Chapel with the Rev. Jim Millsap officating. Burial 11 a.m. Thursday in Roane Memorial Gardens.
SPOONER, MR. EDWARD ALDEN - of Charlotte, died Sunday, July 13, 1997. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 16, 1997, at Holy Comforter Episcopal. A native of Providence, R.I., Mr. Spooner grew up in Mt. Holly and resided in Charlotte most of his life. He was a graduate of Central High School and a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. Mr. Spooner was a salesman of machine parts and was a longtime member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Mr. Spooner was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy. His survivors include: two sons, Ray Alden Spooner II and wife, Marcia of Marion, N.C. and Edward Michael Spooner and wife, Ann of Charlotte, N.C.; and two daughters, Carol D. Middleton; and her husband, Richard of Waxham, N.C., and Chris S. Cox and her husband, Alton of Charlotte, N.C.; and is also survived 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous, 2020 Euclid Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203 and Knox County Dismas House, 1316 Forest Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916-1506. Hankins and Whittington is serving the family of Mr. Spooner.
TUGGLE, CHARLES (CHUCKY) - age 70, of Knoxville, passed away at 11:47 a.m. Monday, July 14, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was of the Christian faith and a veteran of WW II within the European Theatre within occupation of Berlin. Preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. and Bertha M. Tuggle; two sisters; and one brother. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Polly Tuggle of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Adam and Zachary; brother, Howard Tuggle of Powell; sister, Mildred Overholt Blair of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 1997, Weaver's Cumberland Chapel with Mr. Kelly Tuggle officiating. Interment where family and friends will assemble for at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Lyons View. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Weaver's Cumberland Chapel, Knoxville. Pallbearers: Bob Overholt, Lonas Overholt, Doug Williams, Tim Tuggle, Wayne Cash.
UNDERWOOD, MARGARET DUNLAP - age 73, of Halls, passed away Saturday evening at Hillcrest North. She was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by father and stepmother, Luther and Beulah Dunlap; sisters, Opal Levengood, Georgia Patty, Ruby Dunlap, and Burl Lewis. Survivors: husband, Bruce Underwood; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Cindy Underwood of Knoxville; granddaughters, Tammie Grevin of Washington and Carla Palmieri of Georgia; great-granddaughters, Megan and Jessie Grevin of Washington; brothers, James Dunlap of Knoxville and Charles Dunlap of Pigeon Forge; brothers-in-law, Ersel Underwood of Knoxville and Danny Underwood of Oregon; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt's Chapel, Dr. Charles Earl officiating. Interment Clapps Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ben Walker, Tom Davies, Ersel Underwood, Steve Parton, Steve Crane, and Forrest Reed. Honorary pallbearer: Henry DeGolyer. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
WELLS, LINDA S. - of Harriman, passed away Sunday, July 13, 1997, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of South Harriman Baptist Church. Survivors: husband, Brendan Wells of Harriman; daughter, Rebecca Underwood of Harriman; son, Brendan Wells, Jr. of Oak Ridge; sister, Lisa Wargo of Harriman; brothers, Steven Salmons of Panama City, Fla., Earnest Salmons of Jonesboro, Ga.; mother, Ruth Salmons of Oakdale; several aunts and uncles; host of nieces and nephews. Funeral 3 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with Rev. Edsel West officiating. Interment in Harriman City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.
WALLS, WILLIAM E. ''BUD'' - age 74, a resident of Oliver Springs, passed away Sunday, July 13, 1997, at his home. Mr. Walls was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Walls and Maggie McGlothin Walls; by three brothers, Wilson E. ''Dude'' Walls, Robert Walls, Jr. and George C. Walls and by three sisters, Susie Ward, Irene Walls and Shirley Walls. Survivors: wife of 33 years, Ruby Randles Walls of Oliver Springs, Tenn.; son, Jerry McMurry and wife, Carolyn of Knoxville; grandson, Greg McMurry and wife, Melissa of Lenoir City; great-grandchildren, Kelsay, Madeline, Ansley McMurry of Lenoir City; brothers, Arnold Walls and wife, Mae of Coalfield, Tenn., Jack D. Walls and wife, Evelyn of Oliver Springs; sisters, Louise Crowe of Coalfield, Tenn., Alma Jones of Coalfield, Tenn. Mr. Walls is also survived by several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Mr. Walls was born November 8, 1922 in Coalfield. He was a lifelong resident of this area. He was a member of the Beech Park Baptist Church. Mr. Walls was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII. He was partner and one of the founders of the Walls and Coker Coal and Trucking Company. He was the owner of Temco, Inc. of Oliver Springs. Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home with Pastor Garvan Walls and Rev. Jim Carr officiating. Friends may call Tuesday between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. Burial and graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
WINESETTE, ETHEL BURNETT - age 81, of Knoxville, Tenn., died Saturday, July 12, 1997, at her residence. She was born in Carroll County, Va., the daughter of the late Marion and Rachel Coulson Burnett. She was a member of the Oak Grove Christian Church and was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Winesette. She is survived by her husband, Jotty Winesette of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Joan and E.K. Coggins of Pontotoc, Miss., Loretta and Joseph Douglas of Huntsville, Ala.; one son, Randy Winesette of Knoxville, Tenn.; one sister, Ruth Hill of Galax, Va.; one brother, Gleamer Burnett of Galax, Va.; a special sister-in-law, Clestine Taylor of Austinville, Va.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 15, 1997, at 1 p.m. at the Oak Grove Christian Church with the Rev. Robert Kirby and Lay Speaker Michael Coggins officiating. Interment will follow in the Burnett Family Cemetery in Carroll County. The body will be taken to the church one hour before service time. The family will receive friends at the Reese Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday. Reece Funeral Home in Austinville, Va., is in charge of the arrangements. (540) 699-6171.
WOLFENBARGER, EMMA PEARL - age 86, of North Knoxville, passed away Monday, July 14, 1997. She was a member of Knoxivlle Primitive Baptist Church and the widow of Edd Wolfenbarger. Her survivors include: daughters, Bobbie Sheets and Jackie Evans of Strawberry Plains, Ruby Venearo and Darlene Morgan of Knoxville and Mary Helton of Kodak; sons, Buddy, J.K., Paul and Eddie of Knoxville, Charles Wolfenbarger of Kodak; 46 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren and 31 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lorene Smith of Heiskell and Helen Hardin of Knoxville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Wednesday in Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Elder John Robbins officiating. Interment will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Pallbearers: Darrell Lee, Johnny Evans, Jay Mitchell Ramsey, Shane Golden, Chris Stamm, Steve Wolfenbarger. Honorary pallbearers: Bryan Wolfenbarger, Larry Morgan, Billy Carr, Ronnie Helton and Jimmy Venearo. The family will receive firends 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.