Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries

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ATKINS, WILLIS PRYOR - age 79, of New Tazewell, Tenn. was born December 31, 1917, and passed away September 3, 1997, at the Wariota Health Care Center. He was a veteran of WW II and retired from General Motors. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sally Hayes and Prior Atkins; sisters, Hattie Haynes, Rebecca Taylor, Mary Atkins, Jessie Atkins. He is survived by sons; Noel Atkins of Waterford, Mich., Lynn Atkins of Waterford, Mich.; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Bob Hadley of Hollie, Mich.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Corum and Ede Atkins of New Tazewell, Tenn.; James and Mabel Atkins of Madison, Ala.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carmen and Luitt McGinnis of Luttrell, Tenn, Artie and William Campbell of Madison, Tenn., Oakley and Clyde Burris of Peoria, Ariz.; Ruby Crews of Waterford, Mich.; nine grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, September 5, 1997, at the Claiborne Funeral Home. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday in the Claiborne Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arthur Avery officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes before services. Pallbearers; friends of the family. Burial; Irish Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Claiborne Funeral Home, New Tazewell. For more information call 626-2191. 

BELL, MR. RAYMOND ANTHONY ''TONY'' - age 38, of Riceville, died Wednesday. A native of Dayton, Ohio, and resident of McMinn County for the past 24 years, he was a former employee of Alcoa Aluminum company and attended Trinity United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Dan Bell, in March of 1995. Survivors: mother and stepfather, Louise and Jesse Sanger of Dayton, Ohio; stepmother, Patsy Bell of Riceville, Tenn.; brother, Patrick Bell of Dayton, Ohio; stepsister, Terri Guffey of Athens; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with Rev. Ashley Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery at Kingston. The family will receive friends Saturday from 2-3 p.m. before the service at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens. 

BOWMAN, CONLEY EDWARD - age 79, of Knoxville, passed away 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at NHC Health Care of Knoxville, after a lingering illness. Member of City View Baptist Church. Retired from Murray Guard Service after 15 years of service. Army veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by parents, Jim and Flora Bowman; brothers, Jack, Dennis, Wayne and Curtis. Survivors: wife of 55 years, Mae Lawson Bowman, Knoxville; sister, Waneta Croom, Kinston, North Carolina; brother, Connatcher Bowman, North Carolina. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Toby M. Everett officiating. Family and friends will meet at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Saturday for a 10 a.m. graveside service and interment. Family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

BRADLEY, SALLIE MAE - age 72, of Alcoa, passed away Monday, September 1, at Fairpark Nursing Home, Maryville, Tenn. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, serving on the Usher Board and Missionary Circle #4. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Bradley; mother and father, James and Estelle Gray; brothers, L.B. and James William Gray. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Stella and James Porter, Denise and Rev. Larry Shearer of Alcoa; brother, Nile Gray of Royston, Ga.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Cordell E. Simpson officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the funeral service. Foothills Mortuary, Maryville, in charge. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens. 

BRANUM, ZELLA WRIGHT - age 94, of Fountain City, passed away Tuesday evening at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church of Fountain City and the Rachael Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Branum; parents, Tom and Margaret Wright; brothers, Harve Wright, Dewey Wright and Leonard Wright; sisters, Effie Hembree, Cassie Frost, Lilly Butler and Elizabeth Hester. She is survived by niece, Margaret Hembree and other nieces and nephews. The family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery at 9:45 a.m. Friday for graveside services at 10 a.m. Rev. Ron Mouser officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Central Baptist Church of Fountain City. Arrangements by Gentry-Griffey Chapel. 

BROOK, HELEN BONDURANT - age 87, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at Shannondale Health Care Center. Member of First United Methodist Church, Fellowship Class, Friendship Club, United Methodist Women, Ossoli Circle, life-time member of Belmont West Garden Club. Member of Belle Fleur Garden Club. Preceded in death by daughter, Carolyn B. Nolan; brothers, James Sylvan, Thomas Joseph and Jackson Keith Bondurant and sisters, Virginia Bayless and Fannye Ford. Survivors: husband, H. Freeman Brook; son and daughter-in-law, Howard F. and June M. Brook, Jr., Fort Worth, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara B. and Robert C. Eldridge, Jr., Knoxville; son-in-law, John W. Nolan, III, Bon Aqua, Tenn.; grandchildren, Howard F. Brook, III, Arlington, Texas, Todd F. Brook, Fort Worth, Texas, George H. Nolan, Nashville, Tenn., Susan N. Lubow, Pinkerington, Ohio, Jennifer N. Diamond, Bon Aqua, Tenn., Michael W. Nolan, Bon Aqua, Tenn., Robert C. Eldridge, III, Knoxville, Dianne E. ''Dee'' Burnett, Memphis; great-grandchildren, James Forrest Burnett, Jr. and Helen Grace Burnett, Memphis, Tenn. and William John Nolan, Nashville, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 1:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rev. Ron Fisher and Rev. Charles Hurlock officiating. Interment at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be First United Methodist Church Fellowship Class. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 3316 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37919 or Alzheimer's Association, 1924 Alcoa Hwy., Knoxville, Tenn. 37920. Family will receive friends 12-1:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

CADE, EDDIE, SR. - age 87, passed away September 2 at St. Mary's Hospital after a brief illness. He was a faithful member of Cherry Street Church of God. Preceded in death by parents, Tommy Joe and Lizzie Cade; brothers, Joe, L.C., Napoleon, Paul, Willie, and Roosevelt Cade; sisters, Lizzie B. Ardister, Janie Hill, and Ruth Walker. He leaves to celebrate his homegoing a devoted wife, Mary Cade; sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie Leroy (Maxine) and John (J.T.) Cade; daughters and sons-in-law, Annie (William) Bailey, Betty (Richard) Drake, Euretha (Ira) Yarbrough, Octavia (Baffin) Harper, and Mary Beatty, of Knoxville, and Brenda Brown of Dayton, Ohio; sisters and brothers-in-law, Fannie Mae (C.T.) Walton, Viola (Willie D.) Coleman, Azzie Lee Smith and Lillian Fortson, Paul, Johnny, and Jessie Day of Atlanta, Ga.; sister-in-law, Laura Dubose; aunt, Nettie McClendon; 25 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; a very devoted grandson, Rickey Cade, and a host of other relatives and friends. The family will reveice friends from 1-1:30 p.m. with the funeral service to follow on Saturday, September 6, 1997, at Cherry Street Church of God with the Bishop John W. Batts, Sr. officiating. Interment at Highland Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Unity Mortuary. 

DOWLER, C.X. - age 90, of Powell, passed away Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Hospital. A lifetime member of N.E.A., the OEA Retired Teachers, National Retired Teachers Association, and Sons of the American Revolution. Survivors: daughter, Sylvia Bruhin; grandsons, Mike Medley, Rob and David Bethel; brother, Dale Dowler of Ohio; great-grandson Daniel Medley. Memorial service 3 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Fred West, Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's. 

DYE, MAMIE JANE - age 97, of Knoxville, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Monday, September 1, 1997, at Northhaven Health Care Center. She was a member of Second United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles C. Dye in 1987. Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Mable and Fred DeLozier of Florida and daughter, Ruth Bradley of Knoxville; five grandchildren and numerous great-grandhchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 5, 1997, at New Gray Cemetery for the interment service with Rev. J. Russell Taylor and Rev. Gerald McFarland officiating. McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel in charge of arrangements. 

FOX, DAVID FRANKLIN - age 85, of Route 1, Washburn, died at 4:13 p.m. September 3, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville after a brief illness. He was a member and chairman of deacons at Oak Grove Baptist Church, and a veteran of World War II, having served with the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Judith; daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Roy Idol; and son-in-law, Andy West. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Grace Myers Fox; daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and J.C. Collins and their children, Pat, Pam, Randy, and David; daughter, Sydney West; son and daughter-in-law, Samuel ''Tom'' and Ellen Fox and their children, Debbie, Mary, Dennis, Keith, and Johnny; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Maxine Fox, their son, Chris, all of Washburn, and their daughter, Kathy Baker of Knoxville; grandchildren, Tony, Jeff, and Robin Idol, of Washburn; 28 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Verena Lay of Knoxville, Ina Ruth Jones of Washburn; brother, J.C. Fox of Washburn, and a host of friends and special ''grandchildren''. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 1997, at the Oak Grove Baptist Church, with Reverend David Acuff officiating. Military graveside services will follow in the Fox Cemetery. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday evening, September 5, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, phone (423) 828-5555. 

GALYON, DENNIS J. - age 44, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 1997. He was a member, deacon and Sunday School director of First Baptist Church of Seymour. He was president of P.T.S. Office Automation, Inc. Preceded in death by father, A.C. Galyon. Survivors: wife, Kay Galyon; son, Brandon Galyon; mother and stepfather, JoAnn Galyon Metcalf and Homer; a niece and several nephews. Interment 11 a.m. Friday, Holly Hills Cemetery. Rev. Ron Blaydes officiating. Pallbearers: Lowell Cole, Edward Pratt, Hugh Frederick, Jack Ammons, Chris Kirby, Rick Davis. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway. 

HAGAMAN, MARY DUNCAN - age 74, of Knoxville, passed away at 4:55 a.m. Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church. Preceded in death by husband, Charles E. Hagaman, Sr. and sister, Mildred. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. and Laurel Hagaman, Jr. and son, David Hagaman; two grandchildren, April and Aaron Baer; brother, Hugh Duncan; sister, Martha Mason and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be graveside 11 a.m. September 6, 1997, at Bookwalter United Methodist Church Cemetery with Father Joe Ballard officiating. In lieu of flowers, family request that memorials be made to St. James Episcopal Church, 1101 North Broadway, Knoxville, Tenn. 37917. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 5, 1997, at McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel, Knoxville. 

HAIRSTON, MARY EMMA DOCKERY - age 68, of Evans Lane, Dandridge, passed away Friday, August 29, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Funeral services Saturday, September 6, 1997, 11 a.m. at Farrar Dandridge Chapel with Rev. Ralph Hutchinson officiating. Interment in Dandridge Cemetery. Family will receive friends Saturday 9 to 11 a.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge. 

HEADRICK JR., M.D., WILLIAM L., -born August 14, 1922, died at his home in South Pittsburg on Wednesday, September 3, 1997, after a long illness. Born in Oakdale, Tennessee (Morgan County), he was the oldest son of the late William L. Headrick, Sr. and Edith Louise Headrick. He attended Oakdale Public Schools and received a full basketball scholarship at Tennessee Tech University where he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track, and was placed in the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame. He received his BS degree in biology and chemistry. Following graduation from Tennessee Tech, he served in World War II in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre and was the commanding officer of LCl(L) 1014. He worked as a chemist for Richfield Oil Company after World War II and entered Vanderbilt University Medical School in 1946, earning an M.D. degree in 1950. He came to South Pittsburg, Tennessee, in 1952 to stay six months and lived there for the rest of his life. He is one of four founding medical doctors to establish South Pittsburg Municipal Hospital. Dr. Headrick was a member of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, TMA, AMA, American Academy of Family Physicians, Christ Church Episcopal, where he served in the Vestry and served his city as Fire and Police Commissioner for eight years. He served as Chief of Surgery and Chief of Staff at South Pittsburg Municipal Hospital. He retired from active practive in 1990. He was a charter member of the South Pittsburg Rotary Club and served as its president and was a senior member of the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club. He and his wife served a four year term on the board of trustees of Caney Fork Regional Library. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Edith Lynn Headrick and one brother, Dr. Jim Headrick. Dr. Headrick is survived by his wife, Virginia ''Gin'' Headrick of South Pittsburg, Tenn.; two daughters, Susan H. Kirk and husband, Dr. R.E. Kirk of South Pittsburg, Tenn., and Juliann Kwiatkowski and husband, Ronald Kwiatkowski of Hixson, Tenn; two grandchildren, Jenni Kirk and Robert William ''Will'' Kirk; three sisters, Wilma H. Miller of Decatur, Ga., Bessie H. Eble of Oakdale, Tenn., and Carolyn H. Broady of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted from Christ Church Episcopal in South Pittsburg, Friday, September 5, at 1 p.m. CDT with Rev. John H. Bonner, III, officiating. Interment will be in Cumberland View Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Headrick Memorial Scholarship Fund at Tennessee Tech, University Advancement, Box 5047, Cookeville, TN 38505; or to Christ Church Episcopal, South Pittsburg, TN. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. CDT, at Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg. 

HOBOCK, MR. JESSIE J. - age 80, of Maynardville, passed away 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 3rd., 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, five brothers three sisters and a granddaughter. Survivors: wife of 60 years, Trula McBee Hobock of Maynardville; sons, James L. Hobock of New Tazewell; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald and Ruby Hobock of Maynardville; daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Hodge Walker of Sharps Chapel, Marilyn and Troy Rogers of Dandridge; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Friday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. at Ailor's Chapel, Rev. John Goin and Rev. Luther Cox officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant View Cemetery. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge. 

JACKSON, YANK NEUBERT - age 61, of Maryville, died Thursday morning at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Cuban Missle Crisis. He was a founding member of the Blount County Rescue Squad, where he served as an Emergency Medical Technician for 18 years of voluntary service. He retired from ALCOA as an electrician, and was a member of the 25 Year Club. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Polly Boyd Jackson; his first wife, Barbara Jean Murphy Jackson; sons-in-law, Lavoy (Lefty) Lane, and Tommy Everett. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Kelley Jackson; daughters and sons-in-law, Robert and Cathy Stinnett, Donna Lane Everett; sons and daughters-in-law, Sam and Wendy Jackson, all of Maryville; Mark and Susan Jackson of Louisville; Mike Bell of Prattville, Ala., Steve Bell and Tony Bell, both of Maryville; 13 grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Special friends Lee and Frances Wilson of Walland. Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home in Maryville with Rev. Charles Baily officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home in Maryville. Family and friends will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home to proceed to Sherwood Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. graveside service. 

JONES, PATRICIA ANN (TISH) - age 36, of Halls, went home to Jesus 5:50 a.m. September 4, 1997. Member of New Victory Baptist Church. Preceded in death by father, William A. Webb, three brothers, one sister, grandparents, and niece, Bobbie Joe Webb. Survivors: husband, Richard Jones; children, Richard, Kristy, and Jessi Jones; mother, Iona Webb; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Mary, Herman and Zella, Henry and Betty, Hugh and Naomi, Junior and Gail, and David and Gloria Webb; sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Earl Woolard, Euretha and John Chesher, Bobbie and Paul Townsend, Shirley and Dan Hubbard, and Pam and Ted Gilbert; sister-in-law, Jerri Helton; brother-in-law, Edward Jones; several nieces, nephews, family and friends. Funeral service 1 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Charlie McGill officiating. Interment Webb Cemetery. Pallbearers: John Chesher, Dan Hubbard, Paul Townsend, Ted Gilbert, Roy Southerland, Dennis Ball. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Mynatt's. 

McNAIR, DAN M. - age 87, of Oak Ridge, passed away on September 4, 1997, at the Methodist Medical Center. He worked at K-25 for many years and then served as deputy sheriff at the Anderson County Sheriff's Dept. for 16 years where he was chief deputy for several years. A member of the Fraternal Order of Police and Tennessee Law Enforcement Organization. He was known for his sense of integrity, wonderful sense of humor, and deep love for his family. Survivors include: wife, Clara McNair, Oak Ridge; sons, Bill Mangum and wife, Edna, Jackson, Ga., Danie McNair and wife, Mary, Oak Ridge, Dwight McNair and wife, Gina, Stockbridge, Ga.; daughters, Mona Holt and husband, Tim, Oak Ridge, Linda Gans and husband, Jerrold, Maitland, Fla., Judy Voght and husband, Dan, Kingston; brother, Ford McNair, Vicksburg, Miss.; sisters, Oree Raupp, Memphis, Dola Christiansen, Stuart, Fla., Nell McNair and Ruth Cope, Wichita, Kansas; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; local grandchildren include Michele Rittenberry, Steve McNair, Jason McNair, all of Oak Ridge; local great-grandchildren, Josh and Sarah Rittenberry, Oak Ridge. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 6, 1997, 1 p.m. in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with Rev. David Hagan officiating. Interment will be in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary, Oak Ridge. 

PHELPS, JAMES MELTON - age 54, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, U.T. Medical Center. He was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church. Survived by sons, James Martin Phelps, Lake Lure, N.C., Richard Kyle Phelps, Lakeland, Fla.; granddaughters, Jennifer Lynn and Kristen Phelps of Lake Lure, N.C.; sister, Judy Thompson, Killen, Ala.; brothers, William D. Phelps, Dallas, Texas, Tommy Kyle Phelps, Okatah, Okla., Franklin David Phelps of Ogden, Iowa, Al Barton Phelps of Powell; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Friday, Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Rev. Phillip Murphy officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at Greenwood Cemetery for graveside service. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Gentry-Griffey Chapel. 

PITTMAN, REV. GEORGE J. - age 84, of Knoxville, died 5:34 p.m. Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member and retired pastor of Lyndon Avenue Baptist Church. Past retired pastor of Bearden Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, Strawberry Plains, Chestua Baptist Church, Madisonville, Springview Baptist Church, Maryville, Burlington Lodge No. 763, F&AM, OES. Survivors: wife, Marcella I. Pittman; son and daughter-in-law, Mickey and Pat Pittman; grandchildren, Darren Pittman, Teresa Barnard; great-grandchild, Kelly Barnard; brother, Clyde Pittman, all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Arlington Baptist Church, Rev. Jim Ryner and Rev. Ray Ridgeway officiating. Interment to follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church from 1-2 p.m. Pallbearers: George Mellon, Larry Harrison, Ross Haynes, Ed Brantley, Gene Witt, David Wells. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

ROBERTS, MARVIN STANLEY, JR. - age 84, of Oak Ridge, passed away Thursday, August 28, 1997, at Hillcrest West Nursing Home. Member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. He formerly owned and operated his own pharmacy as well as working for other pharmacies in the Oak Ridge area. Veteran of U.S. Army in WWII. Preceded in death by wife, Amelia Woodward Roberts. Survivors: daughters, Jane Higgs and husband, Phil of Augusta, Ga., Sherrie Helton and husband, Hurdle; grandchildren, Kelly M. Kilby, Cheryl H. Fischer, both of Knoxville, Diane C. Bayzik, Lee Higgs, both of Charlotte, N.C.; three great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Rose Roberts, Ruth Roberts, Mary Gillespie, Sarah Garrett. Memorial Service 3 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Father Stephen Freeman officiating. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday at Lynnhurst Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Stephen's Episcopal Church or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair. 

RUSSELL, CARROLL - age 71, of Hwy. 25/70, New Market, Tenn., passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 3, 1997, at Baptist Hospital of Knoxville. He was a retired maintenance supervisor for Jefferson Co. Schools. Veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Marines in the Philippines. Member of the French Broad Masonic Lodge # 588 F.& A.M. and the Knoxville Scottish Rite Bodies. Survivors: wife, Joy G. Russell of New Market; son, Rick Russell of New Market; several special cousins and sisters-in-law. Funeral and Masonic services Friday, 8 p.m. at Farrar Dandridge Chapel with Rev. Gene Chesney officiating and Masonic services to follow by the French Broad Masonic Lodge. Interment graveside services Saturday, 11 a.m. at McCampbell's Chapel cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening 6-8 p.m. prior to services at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge. 

SHAW, HOBERT LEE - age 75, passed away Thursday, September 4, 1997, at his home in Mascot. He was a member of New Antioch Baptist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during World War II and had retired from Knoxville Concrete Pipe Co. Preceded in death by parents, Jess and Laura Shaw; brother, Harrison Shaw, and sister, Stella Brackett. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Mildred C. Shaw; son and daughter-in-law, H.D. and Linda Shaw of Knoxville; daughter, Angela Whitehead of Knoxville; grandsons, Jeremy Shaw and his wife, Jenny, and Joshua Roach; granddaughter, Jennifer Shaw; great-grandchildren, Chad and Jessica Shaw; brother, A.J. Shaw of Mascot; sisters, Argil Bozeman of Mascot, Doris Payne of Kodak; sisters and brothers-in-law, Grace and Ed Lively of Mascot, Christine and Vaughn Hubbs of Knoxville; devoted sister-in-law, Evelyn Taylor; as well as several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel Sunday by 1:30 p.m. to travel in procession to Roseberry Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with full military honors and Rev. David Cardwell officiating. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Saturday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

SMITH, HAZEL MARIE - age 79, of Knoxville, died Thursday morning, September 4, 1997. She attended North Knoxville Church of God and was retired from St. Mary's Hospital. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her daughter, Chelcy Johnson. Survivors: husband, William A. Smith; son, David Joe Widner of Strawberry Plains; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; brother, Boyd H. Moore of Atlanta. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. George Pressley and Rev. R.H. Barnes officiating. Family and friends will meet at Bookwalter Cemetery Saturday for an 11 a.m. interment service. Pallbearers: Anthony and Johnny Moyers, Jack Brown, Sr., Jack Brown, Jr., David and Bob Brown. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. 

SPITZBARTH, PAMELA M. - age 51, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, September 3, 1997, at her home. Survivors: husband, Arthur R. Spitzbarth; daughters, Jenna and Kelli Spitzbarth, all of Knoxville; parents, Frank W. McKinney of El Paso, Texas and Mary Jane McKinney of Lewisville, Texas; sisters, Trisha Meuth of Lewisville, Texas, Prissey Rodgers of Clarksville, Ga., Paula Wright of El Paso, Texas, Mary Lou Davila of Knoxville and Peggy Dugger of Marfa, Texas; brother, Frank J. McKinney of Dallas, Texas; several nieces and nephews. Services will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catholic Charity for Columbus Home, Finance Dept., 119 Dameron Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. 37917. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

TRAME, VERONICA HALCOMB - age 39, of Knoxville, Tenn., died Thursday at University of Tennessee Medical Center. Born January 24, 1958, at Knoxville, Tenn. Graduate of Lake City High School and The University of Tennessee. Active member of East Tennessee Region Antique Automobile Club of America and Smoky Mountain Olds Club. Survivors: husband, Thomas Trame of Knoxville; daughters, Amanda Trame of Knoxville, Regina Trame of Knoxville; granddaughter, Jennifer Hubbard of Knoxville; father and mother, Bill and Ann Halcomb of Lake City, Tenn.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Pat Halcomb of Lake City, Randy and Sarah Halcomb of New Market, Tenn.; mother and father-in-law, Charles and Doris Trame of Loudon, Tenn.; nephew, Will Halcomb of Lake City, Josh and Nick Halcomb of Mascot, Tenn. Family will receive friends 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, September 5th. Funeral will be conducted 8:30 p.m. Friday, September 5th. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, Tennessee, Rev. Monroe Free officiating. Burial 10 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 1997, at Anderson Memorial Garden, Oak Ridge, Tenn., Clinton. Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House in Knoxville, Tenn. 

WILBANKS, ALBERTA ROBERTSON - age 84, of Powell, died Friday, August 29, 1997. She was preceded in death by husband, Richard Milton Wilbanks and daughter, Nancy Jane Wilbanks. Survivors: children, Janet and Ray Woodruff, Jack Wilbanks, Anita and Richard Foster, Richard and Judy Wilbanks; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, in Atchley's Chapel. Atchley Funeral Home in charge. 

WOODS, DIADENA (DI) C. - age 71, of LaFollette, passed away Thursday morning, September 4, 1997, at Baptist Hospital, Knoxville. She was a member of Forks Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Woods was a dispatcher with East Tennessee Human Resource Agency. Preceded in death by husband, Dr. Earl Woods. Survivors; sosn, Stanley M. Woods and wife, Sandy, Camden, Ohio, Gordon D. Woods, Chandler, Ariz., Darryl S. Woods and wife, Debra, Weaverville, N.C., Maurice Arvin Woods and wife, Kathy, LaFollette; grandchiildren, Dustin Woods, Tabitha Woods, Brandi Woods, Miranda Woods, Lindsay Woods and Candice Woods. Funeral services 8 p.m. Friday, September 5, at Cross Funeral Home, Rev. Ronnie Poston officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Cross Chapel. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Forks Grove Baptist Church, Diadena (Di) Woods, 421 Bethlehem Rd., LaFollette, Tenn. 37766. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.

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