Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries


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BROOKS, MAUDE ELIZABETH MAYNARD - age 91, of Knoxville, died Friday, September 5, 1997, at Brakebill Nursing Home. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Brooks and David T. Burleson; son, Robert H. Brooks, all of Knoxville; grandson and wife, John Michael and Tyler Brooks of Denver, Colo; two great-grandchildren; brother, Albert Maynard. Family and friends will meet Monday at the Adair entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service with Rev. Alan Smith officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

CARRINGER, BERTHA C. - age 103, of 134 Carringer Circle, Tellico Plains, passed away September 5, 1997. She was preceded in death by husband, Garfield Carringer; two daughters, Lucille C. McKenzie and Lois Inez Carringer; and two grandsons, C.A. McKenzie and Dennis Clyde Carringer. She attended Brownhill School and Brownhill Presbyterian Church and was the last charter member of the Order of the Eastern Star #324. Survivors: two sons, Herman N. Carringer of Knoxville, Harold S. Carringer of Athens; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The body is at Myers Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Monday in Myers Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jim Millsaps officiating. Interment to follow in Tellico City Cemetery. 

CHAPMAN, THOMAS J. ''TOM'' - age 81, of Maryville, died Friday, September 5, 1997, at his home. He was a member of Clark's Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church, was retired from ALCOA and a member of the 25 Year Service Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nannie McMurray Chapman; child, Jerry Chapman; father and mother, Bunyon Lafayette and Jane Swafford Chapman; brother, Archie Chapman. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Susan Chapman of Maryville; granddaughters, Rebekah Chapman, Sarah Chapman; sister, Ruth Thompson of Maryville; brothers, Roy Chapman, Carl Chapman; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clark's Grove Cemetery for a graveside services with Rev. Gale Keown officiating. Arrangements by McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. 

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. 

DUPES, MARY LYNN TAPP - age 90, of North Knoxville, died September 4, 1997. She was a member of Oakwood United Methodist Church for over fifty years and had retired from Miller's Department Store. Mrs. Dupes was the widow of Francis Glenwood Dupes. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Charlotte Dupes; son, Glenn Dupes, all of Knoxville; grandsons and wives, David and Barbara Dupes of York, S.C., Alan and Wendy Dupes of Knoxville; great-granddaughter, Erin Nicole Dupes; sister, Louella Tapp Day of Knoxville; sisters-in-law, Mary Ruth Tapp and Edna Evans; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet Sunday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a 3:30 p.m. interment service with Rev. John Jackson officiating. Pallbearers: David and Alan Dupes, Bill Tapp, Sunny Day, Johnny Hickman and Robert Copeland. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Braoadway Chapel. 

GERMAN, ROBERT L. - of Knoxville, departed this life Saturday, September 6, 1997, at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Unity Mortuary. 

GRINDSTAFF, MRS. LOUISE ALICE McMAHAN - age 99, of Knoxville, died 12:20 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 1997, at Hillcrest West. Member of Pearl Valley Baptist Church, Sevier County. Preceded in death by daughters, Edith McMahan, Lena Ownby, Mildred Buchanan, Lillie Brown. Survivors: daughter, Audrey Petty, Knoxville; granddaughter, Shirley Phillips; grandsons, Cecil Ownby, Dickie Buchanan and Rick Buchanan; eight great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Ywvetta King of Sevier County, Lizzie Whaley, Washington state; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Chapel, Rev. Andy Ball officiating. Family and friends will meet at Eastview Memorial Gardens at 10:45 a.m. Monday for an 11 a.m. graveside and interment. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway. 

HALL, MR. HAGGARD - age 67, of the Joyner Community, died Saturday morning, September 6, 1997, in the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Nancy Byrd Hall; and by his brother, Robert Lee Hall. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Irene Bunch Hall of the Joyner Community; sister, Amy Hall Tucker of Crossville; brother, Roy Hall of Erie, Mich.; four nieces; three nephews; one great-niece; three great-nephews and one great-great-niece; and many, many special friends. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Sunday evening at the Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg, with Rev. Jim Phillips and Rev. Mark Caldwell officiating. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Monday morning at Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. 

HICKS, BLANCHE ROMINE - age 87, of Blacksburg, Va., formerly of Madisonville, passed away 10:40 a.m. Saturday, September 6, 1997, at Heritage Nursing Home, Blacksburg, Va. A retired Monroe County school teacher who taught school in the county for 38 years. Served the First Baptist Church of Madisonville as a Sunday School teacher and the Sweetwater Baptist Association as a Vacation Bible School director for many years. Member of the Sweetwater High School Class of 1927, attended Hiwassee College and graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1963. Born November 27, 1909, in Sevier County, daughter of the late David Marshall Romine (who died in 1931) and Carrie Hill Romine (who died in 1953) of Sweetwater. Preceded in death by husband of 36 years, Alton Hicks (who died in 1976); older son, David Franklin Hicks (who died August 7, 1997); brother, Thornton D. Romine of Sweetwater (who died in 1962). While she was physically in Virginia for about five years, her heart never left Tennessee. All who knew her remarked how sweet and cooperative she was, yet after her father died in 1931, she held her family together by being the family's wage earner, and a made a life for her husband and sons while working full-time. She was a tough and gracious lady. Survivors: son and daughters-in-law, Sam A. and RuthAnn L. Hicks, Blacksburg, Va., Joan B. Hicks, Birmingham, Ala.; grandchildren, Beth Hicks Eads and husband Bryan Eads, Susane Hicks, all of Birmingham, Ala., James S. and wife Heather Keefe Hicks, Chattanooga, Charlotte R. Hicks, Blacksburg, Va.; great-grandsons, Taylor and Mason Eads, both of Birmingham, Ala.; sister, Beulah Carter Allen, Waycross, Ga. Funeral 3 p.m. Tuesday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Dr. Lon Shoopman, Rev. John E. Pennington officiating. Interment in Sunset Cemetery. Family requests memorial contributions to the Blanche R. Hicks Scholarship Fund, attn.: Mr. McDaniel, Sequoyah High School, 3128 Hwy. 411 N., Madisonville, TN. The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville. 

HORNE, CLARICE - age 71, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, September 4, 1997, at Baptist Hospital. Member of Buffett Heights Baptist Church. Life member and past chairman of Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs. Member of the Garden Guild Garden Club. National Accredited Flower Show Judge. Preceded in death by parents, two sisters and two brothers. Survived by husband, Eugene E. Horne; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Paula Horne of Chattanooga, Rick and Linda Horne of Knoxville; daughter, Robin Underwood of Strawberry Plains, Tenn.; three brothers, Walter King and Otis King, both of Knoxville, and Bob King of Talbott, Tenn.; four granddaughters; one great grandson; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Sunday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel with Rev. Dana Mathewson officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:50 a.m. Monday for an 11 a.m. interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at McCarty's Evergreen Chapel, 7426 Asheville Hwy. 

JARVIS, RANDOLPH (ROY) - age 66, died Friday, September 5, 1997, in Lexington, Kentucky. He had worked for South Central Bell telephone. Survivors include his wife, Mildred; daughters, Ann Brooks and Jane Jarvis. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Riverside Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 7-10 p.m. Monday at the church. Arnett & Steele Funeral Home, Pineville, Ky. is in charge of arrangements. 

JONES, JAMES ''BO'' SR. - age 61, of Spring City, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 4, 1997, at Roane County Medical Center. Member of John Sevier Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Survived by sons, James W. Jones, Jr. of Smyrna, Tenn., James Mark Jones of Va.; daughter, Melinda Sue Jones McClennon of Cookeville; sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Jay Russell of Knoxville; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the McCarty Chapel with Rev. James Jones, Jr. and Rev. David Humphrey officiating followed by the interment at Roseberry Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1-3 p.m. Sunday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive. 

KEENER, LULA MAE McMAHAN - age 70, of Lenoir City, passed away Friday afternoon, September 5, 1997, at Parkwest Hospital. She was a member of Center View Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husbands, Sam O. McMahan and John W. Keener, Sr. Survivors: children and spouses, Henry and Connie Lane of Rockwood, James Calvin and Lee McMahan of Carrolton, Ga., Martha and John Keener, Jr. of Concord, Charles and Joyce McMahan, Teresa Pollard, Martin Lane, Melonie and Derrick Seibers, all of Knoxville; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sisters, Gertrude Snow of Harriman, Betty Viars of Harriman; brothers, Charles Lane of Houston, Texas, Clyde Lane of Kingston, J.T. Lane and William E. Lane, both of Wartburg; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Doug Green officiating. Graveside services 10 a.m. Monday, Highland Memorial Cemetery, Rev. Ed Cagley officiating. Pallbearers: Andy Jackson, Allen Crumley, Paul Smith, James McMahan, Jr., Robert Miller and Harold Adams. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge. 

LYLE, REBA - age 84, of Kodak, Tenn., passed away Thursday, September 4, 1997, at Royal Care Center in Pigeon Forge. Graveside funeral services Sunday, 2 p.m. at Fain Cemetery with Rev. Charles Harkleroad officiating. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge. 

REEB, ROSA M. - age 80, of Columbus, Ga., originally of Knoxville, died September 5, 1997. Knoxville survivors are brothers, Walter Sharp, Elmer Sharp, Jack Sharp and Charles Sharp. Funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Church of the Nazarene, Columbus, Rev. Homer Jones officiating. Interment Parkhill Cemetery. Visitation 7-9 p.m. Monday at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary. 

SHARPE, GERALD E. - age 77, died Saturday, September 6, 1997, at his home in Knoxville. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church, a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II and had retired from the chemistry lab of ALCOA. Mr. Sharpe is survived by his wife, Ruth L. Sharpe; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Janet Sharpe of Cookeville, Tenn.; granddaughter, Chelsea Sharpe; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lloyd and Jean Sharpe of Morristown, Floyd and Lucille Sharpe of Knoxville. Funeral service 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Rev. Daniel Moore officiating. Family and friends will meet Monday at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a 2 p.m. interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 201 3rd Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917 or your favorite charity. The family will receive friends 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. 

SHELTON, EDNA E. - age 86 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, September 6, 1997, at her home. Member of Spring Hill Baptist Church. Arrangements will be announced later by McCarty Weaver Cumberland Chapel. 

STOKES, FRANCES M. - age 75, of Knoxville, died Friday morning, September 5, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Charter member of All Saints Catholic Church, member of the Ladies of Charity, St. Elizabeth Seton's Guild and the former St. Bernadette's Guild. Preceded in death by husband, William J. Stokes; and son, Robert Stokes. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Peg and Jack McGivney, Pat and Ken Woodrow; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Bridgie Stokes, Paul and Lulu Stokes; grandchildren, John and Jim McGivney; Janet Pfeifer and husband Phil, Kelley and Karen Stokes; great-grandchildren, Philip, Peggy and Frances Olivia Pfeifer; sister, Eleanor Valerius. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Monday, September 8, 1997, at All Saints Catholic Church, 629 North Cedar Bluff Rd., with Father Michael Cummins officiating. Interment to follow at Edgewood Cemetery, 229 Gallaher View Rd. Memorials may be made to All Saints Building Fund, 620 North Cedar Bluff Rd., Knoxville, TN. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, September 7, 1997, at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel, 6200 Kingston Pike.

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