Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|ADAMS, MONICO FERGUSON - age 99, of Knoxville, passed away
April 7, 1997, at North Haven Nursing Home. She was a longtime member of
Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. After managing a hotel and restaurant business
in Nashville, she and her late husband, Jessie Milton Adams, moved to Knoxville
in 1941 to become co-owners of Spikes Restaurant on Gay St., later known
as Brown's Restaurant. Mrs. Adams later retired from the University of
Tennessee after working for more than 15 years in their food service department.
She was also preceded in death by her son, James E. Adams. Survivors: daughter,
Joan Ann ''Jody'' Wilson; beloved grandmother of Alicia Adams Gott, Houston,
Texas, Regina Lett Johnson, Teresa Adams Troutman, Sadonna Lynn Lett, all
of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, James Adams ''Adam'' Burchfield, Houston,
Texas, Amanda Gail Bigger, Larry Spencer Burchfield, Raymond Wellington
Troutman IV, Patrick Wayne Johnson, all of Knoxville; several nieces and
nephews. Graveside service and interment 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 1997,
at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, 2300
W. Adair Dr.
CAGLE, KENNETH R. - age 80, of Knoxville, passed away April 8, 1997, at his home. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church in Monroe County but attended South Knoxville Baptist Church. Retired from Selecto Packing Company. He was also a veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by parents, Rev. W.N. and Gussie Cagle; brothers, Carroll Cagle, Marshall Cagle; sister, Chester Sanders. Survivors: wife, Jeanette ''Sue'' Cagle; sisters, Sudie Morrow, Maryville, Willie Mae White, Maryville, Merle Severs, Knoxville, Opal Radford, Hampton, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Helen Jones; brother-in-law, Buz Cross; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, 1997, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Rev. Gordon T. Greenwell officiating. Pallbearers: Jim Severs, Don White, Richie Cross, Jerry Cagle, Ted Cagle, James Sanders. Honorary pallbearer, Jackie White. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson's Disease Foundation, c/o University of Tennessee Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
DISNEY, DOYLE KENNETH - age 58, of Knoxville, passed away April 9, 1997, at home. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Charmaine Disney, Ray and Dallas Disney, Roger and Patricia Disney of Knoxville, Rusty and Angela Disney of Maynardville; son, Doyle Disney, Jr. of Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Anita and Richard Roma of Nashville; daughters, Debbie of Germany and Gail Hounschell of Knoxville; 16 grandchildren; brother, Robert Disney of Knoxville; sisters, Peggy Shumate of Missouri, Carolyn Morrison of Soddy Daisy, Pat Miles of Graysville; several nieces and nephews. Service 1 p.m. Friday, Mynatt's Chapel, interment Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery with military honors conducted by East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Mynatt's.
ELLENBURG, JAMES S. ''RED'', SR. - Went to be with his heavenly Father on April 8, 1997. ''Red'' lovingly shepherded his family for sixty years and faithfully served The Southern Railway for fifty-two years. He was a member of Burlington United Methodist Church for forty years and Washington Pike United Methodist Church since 1990. Red was preceded in death by his eldest son, James S. ''Mickey'' Ellenburg, Jr. Those left to rejoice with a fulfilling lifetime of memories include his devoted wife, Louise; sons and daughters-in-law, Kinser and Mary, Charlie and Donna and daughter-in-law Phyllis; grandchildren Michelle and Bob, Mallon and Dawn, Mance, Krista and Jeff, Cindy and Al, Chad and Lisa, Amanda and Jon; great-grandchildren, Robin and Skyler; sisters, Frances Broyles and Johnny Kate Ellenburg, sister-in-law, Johnnie Mae Ellenburg. A service of rejoicing will be held at Washington Pike United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday with Dr. Jim Dougherty officiating, followed by interment at Caledonia Cemetery, Ruggles Ferry Pike. The family requests that memorials be sent to Washington Pike United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary, 4004 Holston Drive.
GIBSON, MR. JOHN ROBERT - age 78, died Wednesday morning, April 9, 1997, at his home in Sunbright, after a short illness. He was a member of New Faith Lodge #768 F.& A.M., Sunbright. He was preceded in death by his wife, Iris Gibson. Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Susie Gibson Hale of Franklin, Tenn.; sons, Bobby Gibson of Sunbright, Johnny Gibson and wife Sandy of Sunbright, Tenn.; grandchildren, Bobby Gibson, Barbara Milliken, Travis Hale, Daron Gibson, and Amanda Gibson; five great-grandchildren; brother, Joe Gibson of Rugby; sister, Tressie Morabito of Rugby. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Sunbright, Rev. Bobby Melton officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright.
GRAY, KENNETH CECIL (TOBY) - age 63, of North Knoxville, died Wednesday, April 9, 1997, at the home of his daughter in Knoxville. Member of Elm Street Baptist Church. Former employee of Meyers Produce Co. Survivors: wife, Darlene (Midge) Ridings Gray; daughter, Judy Rouse, both of Knoxville, Susan Sexton, Chattanooga; sons, Kenneth Wayne Gray, Virginia, Jack Childress, Jr. of Michigian; stepdaughters, Jackquline Canon and Shelia Rogers, both of Georgia, Wanda Rouse, Knoxville; stepsons, Michael Wayne Ridings and Dale Roberson, both of Georgia; 20 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Tommy Gray, Kentucky; sisters, Jewell Rose, Jerrell Gray, both of Michigan, Ada Mae Fox, Kentucky; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Saturday, Rose Broadway Chapel, Rev. Keith Stapleton officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers: Russell Sexton, Robert Sexton, Rick Rouse, Wayne Rouse, Todd Hamilton, and Jack Childress III. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
HANEY, REV. PAUL - age 72, of Knoxville, passed away Monday, April 7, 1997. He was the former pastor of Northwest (Pleasant Ridge), Bon View, Gayland Heights Baptist and Union Baptist churches in Knox County, Bells Chapel in Sevier County, and East LaFollette in Campbell County. Presently a member of Smithwood Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. Survived by wife, Evelyn Haney; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Paul King of Orlando, Fla.; son and daughter-in-law, David and Nancy Haney of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; son, Mark Haney of Knoxville; grandchildren, Jeremy King, Jennifer Hinson, Reba Haney and James Haney; great-grandchildren, Hunter and Blake Hinson; mother, Elizabeth Haney. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Smithwood Baptist Church, Rev. Elmer Sharp and Rev. Chris Alford officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home 10:30 a.m. Friday and proceed to Greenwood Cemetery for an interment service at 11 a.m. Military honors will be provided by East Tennessee Honor Guard. All minister friends will be honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday at Smithwood Baptist Church. Mynatt's in charge of arrangements.
HATTLEY, BEVERLY ANN - age 41, of 929 Hattley Drive, Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Wednesday morning, April 9, 1997, at her home. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Avery Allen and Willie Mae Perkins Hattley; stepfather, Ray Brown; grandmother, Thelma Hattley. Survivors: sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda Hattley Berry, with whom she made her home, Judy and David Miles, Dorothy and Keller Whited, all of Loudon; stepsisters and husbands, Rosemary and Steve Cavett of Loudon, Glenda Brown, Eleisa and John Coty, all of Lenoir City; stepbrothers, Frank W. Brown of Georgia, Robert Ray Brown and wife, Margaret of Lenoir City; nieces and husbands, Sebrina and Harral Davenport, Tina and Paul Zimmer; nephew and wife, Jimmy and Caroline Hodges, all of Loudon; a great-nephew and a great-niece; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Scott Cagle officiating. Interment Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
HOUSTON, WILLIAM BILLY - age 64, of Maryville, Tenn., formerly of Speedwell, Tenn., passed away Monday, April 7, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was born March 14, 1933, in Sharps Chapel, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Houston; and sisters, Jean Sowders and Mary Fultner. Survivors: mother, Corna Patrick Houston; sons and daughter-in-law, William and Judy Houston of Woodbridge, Va. and Sammy Houston of Woodbridge, Va.; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheryl Ann and Ralph Workman of Tampa, Fla., Corna and John Cooper of Maryville, Tenn., and Brenda Houston of Tampa, Fla.; brother, J.C. Houston of Speedwell, Tenn.; sisters, Wilma Wright of Knoxville, Tenn., Martha Rutter of Speedwell, Tenn., and Mossie Butler of Knoxville, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Houston Family Cemetery in Speedwell. Reece Funeral and Valley Chapel 869-3651 or 626-4249.
HURST, IDA MAE - age 96, of Knoxville, passed away Wednesday morning, April 9, 1997, at Hillcrest West Nursing Home. Preceded in death by husband, George W.; son George, Jr.; and daughter Carrie M. Adkins. Survivors: son, William R. Hurst and wife, Virginia; daughter Bobbie J. Brock and husband Harold; grandchildren Jeffery, Cindy, Charles, Marsha and David Hurst, Carrie Sue Connatser, Laura M. Brock, Larry Pickens, Vickie and Tony Spencer, Teresa Ann and David Pollen of Knoxville, Ralph and Judy Pickens of Polaski, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday, Rose Chapel. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
JONES, ARTHUR - age 87, of Caryville, passed away Tuesday, April 8, at LaFollette Medical Center. Member and Deacon of Ivy Grove Baptist Church, member of Masonic Lodge #665 F.& A.M., UMWA. Survivors: wife, Bertie Jones; son and daughter-in-law, Raymond and Wilma Jones; daughter, Virgie Jones Smith, all of Caryville; grandchildren, Frances Ramsey, Savannah, Ga., Joseph Ray Jones, Caryville, Greg Smith, Harriman; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Elmer Jones, Harry Jones, Caryville. Funeral service 2 p.m. Friday, Cross Chapel, Rev. Edwin Phillips, Rev. Joby Byrge, officiating. Interment Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Cross Funeral Home. Arrangements by Cross Funeral Home.
JONES, DWIGHT P. - age 64, of Maryville, died 2:18 p.m., April 8, 1997, Tuesday, at the family home. He was a member of Logan Chapel United Methodist Church and Lions Club. Mr. Jones retired from Kroger Company with 38 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Solon and Jewell Jones; brothers, Reece, Frank, and Bob Jones; sister, Evelyn McMahan. Survivors include wife of 40 years, Helen Jones; son and daughter-in-law, Adrian and Karen Jones of Kingston; daughters and sons-in-law, Kimberly and Paul Gregory, Pamela and Chris Lequire, all of Maryville; daughter, Christina Jones of Maryville; grandchildren, Jonathan, Jaimie, and Kari Jones, Christopher and Ty Lequire, Monique Bright; brother, Jimmy Jones of Sunset Beach, N.C.; sisters, Geraldine Johnston, Mary Scott, and Jacqualine Bernard, all of Oak Ridge; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday in the Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Rev. Janice Cate officiating. Pallbearers will be employees of Kroger Store No. 531. Family and friends will assemble 11 a.m. Friday at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for interment service. Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Smith Mortuary, Maryville.
LILLELID, VIDAR, DELPHINA, AND TABITHA - of Powell, all died tragically Sunday night. Vidar was born in Bergen, Norway and is survived by son, Peter Lillelid of Powell; brother, Eugen Lillelid of Norway; sisters, Margaret Ekren of Norway and Landi Heier of Sweden. Delphina was born in New York City and is survived by son, Peter; parents, Lidia and Felix Zelaya; brother, George Zelaya; sister, Ivetta Zelaya, all of Miami, Fla. Tabitha is survived by her brother, Peter and grandparents, aunts, and uncles listed above. Memorial service 7 p.m. Friday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in West Knoxville. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Saturday at Edgewood Cemetery for an 11 a.m. graveside service. Johnathan Ramsdale, Circuit Overseer, will officiate. Memorials may be made to: Lillelid Family Fund, U.T. Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 51848, Knoxville, TN 37950-1848. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.
MILLER, CREED K. - age 82, of South Knoxville, passed away April 9, 1997 at his home. Member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church. Retired from Alcoa Aluminum Company after 43 years of service. Member of the 25 Year Service Club. Preceded in death by first wife, Annette French Miller. Survivors: wife, Claudia Faye Miller; son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Miller, Oldsmar, Fla.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Kate Miller, Leonard and Sandy Miller, Winferd and Dessie Miller, all of Maryville; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet 11 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 1997, at Woodlawn Cemetery for graveside services and interment. Rev. C. Dennis Ford will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1615 Price Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37920. Friends may call at their convenience Friday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
PARSONS, EDWARD EARL - age 82, of Knoxville, passed away Monday at his home. Member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church. Retired employee of TVA with 32 years of service. He was an amateur radio operator known as Easy Dog K4104. Preceded in death by his daughter, Jeanette Parsons. Survivors: wife of 65 years, Gladys M. Parsons; sons, Edward Earl Parsons, Jr., Nashville, James F. Parsons, West Chester, Ohio, Roy L. and Calvin R. Parsons, both of Nashville, Mike Wade, Knoxville; daughters, Janice Kelly, Chattanooga, Vicki Lynn Parsons, Denver, Colo.; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; brother, Leon Parsons, Baltimore, Md. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bookwalter Cemetery for graveside service and interment, Rev. Garland James officiating. Pallbearers: Jim, Calvin, Roy and Mike Parsons, Edward Parsons, Jr. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home.
PHILLIPS, INEZ SMITH - age 83, of 903 Pine Ridge Drive, Lenoir City, passed away Tuesday evening, April 8, 1997, at Park West Hospital. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. Owner and operator of Jack's Drive-In for many years. Preceded in death by husband, Stanley Phillips; son-in-law, Bill Hodge. Survivors: children and spouses, Bill and Carlene Phillips of McMinnville, D.C. and Jo Anne Phillips of Lexington, S.C., Terry and Faye Phillips of Mounds, Okla., Shirley Hodge, Gipsy and Ralph Giles, Johnny and Evelyn Phillips, all of Lenoir City; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Eddie Chasteen officiating. Graveside service 11 a.m. Friday, Loudon County Memorial Gardens. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
PRICE, PAULINE HALL - of Maryville, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 1997, at a Knoxville hospital. She was born in Scott County, Virginia and was a 1953 graduate of Dungannon High School. She attended Clinch Valley College and the NCR School of Business. She was a retired supervisor analyst at the University of North Carolina Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Callie Hall and one brother, Virgil Hall. Surviving are her husband Etheridge Price, Maryville, Tenn.; one son and daughter-in-law, William and Beth Price, Pasadena, Calif.; granddaughter, Katherine Victoria Price, Pasadena, Calif.; sisters, Bonnie Jean Hall Caldwell, Kingsport and Charlene Hall Kleeman, Maryville, Tenn.; special niece, Faye Adams, Kingsport and Kay Jones, Knoxville; special nephew, Allen Caldwell, Kingsport; several other nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday, April 11, 1997, from 1-3 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 3 p.m. with Reverend Curtis Jones officiating. Interment will follow at East Lawn Memorial Park. East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
PROFFITT, HANS R. - age 73, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 8, 1997, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Member of Central Baptist Church Bearden. Member of University of Tennessee football team, 1946-1948 era. Played professional football for Knoxville Rebels and in the Canadian Football League. Veteran of World World II, awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for the service in the Pacific in the Naval Air Force. Preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Proffitt, Sr. Survivors: daughter, Eydie Proffitt, daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Michael Goode of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Jessica, Mike and Taylor Goode; brothers, Joe D. Poffitt and J.E. (Sonny) Proffitt; sisters, Georgia Davies, Mary Ann Johnson, Verna Hatfield and Eileen Warden. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with Dr. Larry Fields officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at Greenwood Cemetery for a 1 p.m. graveside service. Active pallbearers: Jim Smelcer, Roy Smith, Ralph Huneycutt, George Samuels, Ray Pack and Bill Finchum. Honorary pallbearers: Preston Smith, Buddy White, Jenks Hays, Al Rotella, Galyn Wilson, Don Johnson and Tommy Ogle. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Bearden, 6300 Deane Hill Dr., Knoxville, TN 37919, U.T. Athletic Association, P.O. Box 15016, Knoxville, TN 37901, or American Cancer Society, 871 Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
RAY, DELORES ANN - age 66, of Knoxville, passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer, April 8, 1997, at her home. She was a member of Hillcrest United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by father, Earl Hartley; brother, Jerry Hartley, Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Survivors: husband of 48 years, John F. Ray; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Penny Ray, Clinton; sons, Ronald Ray, Mike Ray, Knoxville; daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and James Cooper, Knoxville; mother, Violet Hartley Bass, Ft. Smith, Arkansas; grandchildren, Phil and Drew Ray, Lauren Ray, and Gregory Cooper. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 1997, Berry Chapel with Rev. C. Dennis Ford officiating. Graveside service and interment 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, 1997, at Woodlawn Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers: The Fidelis Sunday School Class of Hillcrest United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 1615 Price Avenue, Knoxville, Tn. 37920. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
SAAH, FAREDEH G. - 90, of North Knoxville, died Wednesday, April 9, 1997. She was a member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. The widow of George Saah, she was also preceded in death by her sons, Farid and Fuad Saah. Her survivors include: sister, Mariam Harb of West Palm Beach, Fla.; daughter-in-law, Nelly Saah; four grandchildren, George Saah and wife Susan, Charlie Saah and wife Suzanne, Emad Saah and Freda Shyeb, all of Knoxville; eight great-grandchildren. Funeral mass 11 a.m. Friday, Holy Ghost Catholic Church with Father Van Johnston officiating. Interment will follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday with a Catholic Rosary at 8 p.m. at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
SATTERFIELD, JERRY HARRISON, JR. - age 27, of West Knoxville, passed away suddenly Tuesday evening, April 8, 1997, in a motorcycle accident. He was an employee of CDM Construction. Survivors: children, Daniel Harrison Satterfield and Megan Marie Satterfield; ex-wife, Carrie Satterfield; parents, Jerry Harrison, Sr., and Teresa Hope Satterfield; brothers, Kenneth Whitehead, Clint Satterfield, and Lance Satterfield, all of Knoxville; sister, Olwin Kirby of Lenoir City; grandmother, Grace Kelley; grandfather, Robert Hope, both of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. Funeral services 2 p.m. Friday, Click Funeral Home Chapel. Interment Grigsby Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City.
SEALS, MR. E. H. - age 102, of Luttrell, passed away 9:15 p.m. Monday, April 7, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Cedar Ford Baptist Church. He was a depot agent operator for Southern Railway for 53 years. Beloved husband of the late Julia Livesay Seals for 79 years. Also preceded in death by two sons, Edgar and Charles (Tommy) Seals. Loving father of Glen Seals of Knoxville, Ruby Seals Donahue of Luttrell, Opal Hubbs of Knoxville, Dorothy Valenti of Erlanger, Ky.; daughter-in-law, Edna Lay Seals of Mascot. Dear grandfather of nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Beddie Seals of Maynardville. Pallbearers: Sidney Seals, Larry Seals, Bob Kitts, Bruce Jarnagin, Glen Webster, Preston Long. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. at Ailor's Chapel with Rev. Doyle Davis officiating. Interment 2 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Cemetery. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville, in charge.
SHUGARS, ISABELLE CULLOM - age 63, of 2023 Jefferson Ave., passed away April 6, 1997, at Baptist Hospital. She was a member of Bethel AME Church. Retired from Lakeshore Mental Health and presently employed at Springhill Elementary School in Knoxville. She was the daughter of the late James and Nannie Badgett Cullom; also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. Survivors: husband, Terry Shugars; brothers, James (Hattie) Cullom, Detroit, Mich., Rev. J.R. (Dora) Cullom, Harry (Rebecca) Cullom, both of Knoxville; sisters, Emma Borders, Phoenix, Arizona; aunt, Mrs. Lucy Shugars, Washington, D.C.; sister-in-law, Louise and Mary Cullom, Susie Turner; brother-in-law, Jessie Turner, Knoxville, and Pete and Bubba Foster, both of Montgomery, Ala. The family will receive friends Thursday evening at Bethel AME Church, Parkview Ave., 7-7:30, funeral service to follow at 7:30, Rev. Michael Broadnax officating. Interment Friday 10 a.m. Tennesee State Veterans Cemetery. The family will assemble at the home of Rev. and Mrs. J.R. Cullom, 3835 Skyline Drive. Jarnigan & Son Mortuary in charge.
SWAIN, MICHAEL DUANE - age 69, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 8, 1997. In memory of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Survivors: wife, Mary Lou Hill Swain; six daughters, Melody Lilly, Chris Vivier, Teresa Murray, all of Knoxville, Sheri Contreras of Joliet, Ill., Corrine Contreras of Virginia Beach, Va., and Corrine Hoffman of Butte, Mont.; three sons, Mike Carrington of Pekin, Ill., Salvadore Contreras of Knoxville, Brad Carrington of Belcourt, N.D.; brother, Frank Swain of Belcourt, N.D.; stepsister, Susie Moran of Wolf Point, Mont.; aunt, Margaret Gwin of Glasgow, Mont.; 21 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Memorial service 3 p.m. Friday at Faith Home Mission Church, located in the WNOX Building, 4312 Whittle Springs Road with the Rev. Anna Mae Denton officiating. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
TRETHEWAY, SUE ANN - age 59, passed away Friday, March 28, 1997, at Columbia Putnam Medical Center in Palatka, Fla. A resident of Louisville, Tenn. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 12th. from 10:30 a.m. until noon at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Pastor Butch Garmon officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking memorial donations be made to Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church.
WHEELER, GLENN IRWIN - of Clinton, passed away March 7, 1997, member of Crossroads Presbyterian Church and employee of Tennessee Department of Transportation. Preceded in death by parents, Bruce and Elizabeth Ayers Wheeler; brothers, Robert (Bob) Wheeler and Ayers Bruce (Joe) Wheeler. Survivors: wife, Eleanor M. Wheeler; and son, John Bruce Wheeler, both of Clinton; sisters, Jane R. and Jean R. Wheeler, Wanda W. Rachat, Helen W. Cox; sister and brother-in-law, Eleanor Fay W. and Carl D. Murphy, Jr.; brother and sister-in-law, David Phillip and Pat Wheeler, all of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; special friend and neighbor, Harry Patton. Service 8 p.m. Thursday Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Robert Goins officiating. Family and friends will meet at Mynatt's 10:30 a.m. Friday morning and proceed to Lynnhurst Cemetery for interment at 11 a.m. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Mynatt's.
WHITAKER, DOROTHY MARIE - age 71, of Jefferson Place, died Monday, April 7, 1997, at Columbia Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Whitaker was born February 19, 1926, a daughter of the late Charles and Clyla Corum Wallace. She was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Wallace; and a sister, Wilma Preston. She moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 1992 from Knoxville, Tenn. She was a homemaker and a member of the Grand Strand Senior Citizen Center. Survivors include: two daughters, Carol Belcher of Myrtle Beach, Loleta Jennings of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; one brother, Larry Wallace of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters-in-law, Betty Sharp Wallace and Ailene Lovelace Wallace, both of Knoxville, Tenn.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Family and friends will meet at the entrance of Woodlawn Cemetery in Knoxville, Tenn. for a graveside service at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 1997, with Rev. Roy Gose officiating. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 316, Conway, SC 29526 or American Heart Association, 1927 Candy Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575 or Grand Strand Senior Citizen Center, 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
YONCE, JUDY LEWIS - age 45, died April 8, 1997, in Corbin, Ky. Survivors: husband, Joseph Yonce of Corbin, Ky.; son, Jamey Yonce; daughter, Joni Yonce; granddaughter, Tanisha Webb; parents, Homer and Inez Lewis; sister, Pamela Lewis; brother, Michael Lewis; one niece. Funeral service 7 p.m. Friday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Interment 10 a.m. Saturday in Middle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-7 p.m. Friday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
ZIRKLE, ANNE KATHREN - age 25, of New Haven, Conn., and Jefferson City, Tenn., passed away suddenly Monday, April 7, 1997, at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was born in Millington, Tenn., January 27, 1972, daughter of Dr. John W. and Eva Ergenbright Zirkle. She was a graduate of the Webb School of Knoxville and a 1994 graduate of Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., with high honors in religion, and was named the outstanding graduate of the Department of Religion. While at Davidson, she spent her junior year abroad as a student at the University of Wurzburg, Germany. After graduation from Davidson College she was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in Stralsund, Germany. She was currently a student in the Yale Divinity School, where she was in the Master of Divinity program under the care of Holston Presbytery. At Yale she was the winner of the Emerson Prize and was an intern at the Vieth Resource Center. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson City, Tenn. Besides her parents of Jefferson City, Tenn., Miss Zirkle is survived by a sister, Sarah Zirkle of Bell Buckle, Tenn.; her fiance', Brett Edmund Marston of Brooklyn, Conn.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services 7 p.m. Friday, April 11, 1997, at First Presbyterian Church, Jefferson City, with Dr. Robert Reno and Dr. Keith Nickle officiating. Family and friends will meet at Jefferson Memorial Gardens Saturday, April 12, 1997, at 10:45 a.m. for an 11 a.m. interment service. The family will receive friends Friday evening following the funeral services. Memorial donations may be made to the Music Fund at First Presbyterian Church, 721 Church St., Jefferson City, TN 37760; to the Development Office at Davidson College, in memory of Anne Zirkle, P.O. Box 1385, Davidson, NC 28036; or to the Yale Divinity School, Anne Zirkle Memorial Fund, 409 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06511. Farrar Funeral Home, Jefferson City, in charge of arrangements.