Miscellaneous Knox County, Tennessee Obituaries
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|BEASLEY, HILDAGARDE (HILDA) LAKE SMITH - a resident of
Life Care, passed away at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 27, 1997, Thanksgiving
Day, when she liked to celebrate her birthday. She was born November 28,
1896, the only daughter of William Henry Smith and Eula Hughes Smith Marable,
at Alleghany Station, Alleghany Co., Va. She was preceded in death by her
parents, William and Eula; stepfather, Ben Marable; husband, Otey Clarence
Beasley; and grandson, Thomas Hughes Beasley, Jr. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law,
Richard Walker and Betty Vass Beasley of Morristown, Thomas Hughes and
Doris Umbright Beasley, Sr.; eight grandchildren and spouses, Jacqueline
B. Hale and husband, Tom of Morristown, Gerald Beasley and Mary, Carl Beasley,
Katherine and Steve Hodge, Edward Beasley and Karen, all of St. Ann, Mo.,
John Beasley and Janet, Pamela wife of Thomas, Jr. (deceased), all of Webster
Grove, Mo., Pricilla and Terry Fischer of St. John, Mo. and Mary Patricia
Beasley of St. Louis, Mo.; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer Buchanan
of Knoxville, Tenn., Stephanie and husband, Jody Brooks of Morristown,
Thomas Beasley III and Jennifer Beasley of Webster Grove, Mo., Vanessa
and Nicholas Fischer of St. John, Mo., and John Hodge of St. Ann, Mo.;
and her only great-great-grandchild, Ashley Brooks of Morristown. She wan
an employee of West Virginia as matron at Pence Springs Women's State Prison.
She was a house mother at Boy's Home in Covington, Va., until her retirement.
She made her home with Richard and Betty Beasley of Morristown for several
years prior to her nursing home residencies of the past three years. Graveside
service will be held at Hilltop Cemetery 2 p.m. on Tuesday in Hinton Summers
Co., W.Va. Memorials may be sent to Hilltop Cemetery Fund, c/o First National
Bank, Hinton, Boy's Home, Covington, Va. or Minister's Discretionary Fund,
First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, Tenn. Ronald Meadows Funeral Home,
Hinton, W.Va. Mayes Mortuary in charge of local arrangements.
BRANSON, ETHEL PARKER - of Corryton, passed away Thursday night at Hillcrest North. She was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by husband, Floyd Branson. Survivors: daughters, Madge Shepard of Franklin, N.C., Barbara Hope Reed of Fountain City, Kay Staley of Corryton; eight grandsons, David, Daniel, Donald, and Dean Reed, Harold and Tim Shepard, Adam and Jimmy Staley; one great-granddaughter; sister, Edna Parker of Corryton; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clapps Chapel Cemetery for graveside service. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
CHEATHAM, SUSAN MICHELLE - age 38 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, November 28, 1997, at her home. She was a member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her mother, Frances V. Cheatham. Survivors: father, Andrew J. Cheatham, Knoxville; brothers, Steven Cheatham, Stanley Pippin, Knoxville, Wallace Renfro, Church Hill, Tenn., Darrell Renfro, Washington, D.C., Jerry Renfron, Kingsport, Tenn. Interment 2 p.m. Sunday, Woodlawn Cemetery, Rev. Gerald McGinnis officiating. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway.
CHRISTOPHER, LOIS D. - age 73 of Sevierville, passed away at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital on Friday, November 28, 1997. She was a member of First Bpatist Church in Sevierville and was a retired teacher with 33 years service in Sevier and Knox counties. She was preceded in death by parents, John and Annie Christopher; brother, Clarence Christopher; sister, Dorothy Newman. Survivors: sister, Mildred Cantrell of Rocky Face, Ga.; brothers, John M. Christopher and wife, Vanita of Knoxville, Albert H. Christopher and wife, Lois, of Gatlinburg; sister-in-law, Irene Christopher Tansil; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Funeral service 5 p.m. Sunday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Dr. Rich Liner officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Monday in Millican Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.
COLTMAN, BETTY A. GRUBBS - age 74, of Knoxville, passed away November 29, 1997, at Fort Sanders Hospital. Born July 16, 1923, in Baltimore, Md. to the late Reginald R. and Mae Lee Grubbs. Mrs. Coltman was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and also a member of Lady of Elks, St. Lucie Guild and Karns Vol. Fire Dept. Survivors: husband, Ralph Coltman of Knoxville; son, Richard L. Coltman and wife, Evelyn of Waynesville, Ind.; daughters, Susan Sanderson and husband, David of Savannah, Ga., Diane Moore and husband, Alan of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Amber Morgan, Kinneil Coltman, Brian, Davy, Katie, and Kelly Moore, Neena and Chip Sanderson; great-grandchildren, Madison Morgan and Bailey Moore. Services Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Oak Ridge with Father Michael Woods officiating. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Memorial Park following the service. The family will receive friends from 7-9 Sunday at McCarty-Martin Funeral Home in Oak Ridge. Memorials will be in the form of contributions to the Council of Catholic Women (CCW), c/o St. Mary's Catholic Church, Oak Ridge, Tenn. McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
EDWARDS, BELLE MCNABB - 88 of Philadelphia, died Thursday. Widow of Rev. Marshall McNabb and John Edwards. Funeral 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Loudon Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. David Eller officiating. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday, Loudon Funeral Home.
FONVILLE, WILLIAM ''BILL'' FITZPATRICK - born January 5, 1956, in Knoxville, passed away Friday, November 28, 1997, after a short illness at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Graduate of University of Tennessee with a B.S. degree in business administrator. Preceded in death by his mother, Mary Ruth Bibb Fonville; and sister, Elisabeth Gaines Fonville. Bill was a very kind loving young man. He was an avid sports fan of the Cincinnati Reds, University of Tennessee Athletics, and supporter of Miami Dolphins. Survived by father, Thomas G. Fonville, Sr.; brothers, Tom Fonville, Jr. and John Fred Fonville; sister-in-law, Dorthy Christian Fonville; nephew, John Christian Fonville; niece, Elizabeth Faith Fonville; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday at Church Street United Methodist Church with Dr. William J. Fowler and Rev. Cabel Trent officiating. Interment at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers: Michael McCallum, Kevin Hughes, Ben Woodson, John Duffy, John Tedford, and Steve Bales. Memorials may be made to Church Street United Methodist Church, 900 Henley St., Knoxville, TN 37902. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
GIBSON, GEORGE D. JR. - age 69, passed away Wednesday, November 26, 1997, at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla. Active deacon in the Baptist church. Preceded in death by parents, George D. Sr. and Ida Gibson; brother, Albert T. Gibson. Survived by wife, Mary G. Gibson of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter, Cyndi Gibson of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Ken Reed of Tampa, Fla.; brothers, John, Tom, Mickey, and Charles Gibson of Strawberry Plains, Ron Gibson of Maryville; sisters, Betty Miller of New Market, Nancy Carper of Knoxville, Anne Winstead and Kitty Drinnen of Strawberry Plains. Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Mike Driver officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at McCarty Mortuary and proceed to Trentville Cemetery for the interment at 11 a.m. Pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at McCarty Mortuary,4004 Holston Drive.
GUY, MARGARET LOBERTINI - age 76 of LaFollette, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, November 27, 1997, at NHC Fort Sanders nursing home, Knoxville, Tenn. She was a life long member of Our Lady of Perpetural Help Catholic Chuch. Retired from Imperial Reading Corp. She was preceded in death by parents, Giaginto and Leonilda Lobertini; husband of 54 years, Julian C. Guy; brother, Frank Lobertini; sister, Marie Burns and Caroline Lobertini. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Charles C. and Wanda Guy of LaFollette, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Terry Bain of Powell, Tenn.; granddaughter and husband, Melissa and Daryl Ray of Knoxville, Tenn.; grandsons, Patrick Bain of Powell, Tenn, Brad Bain and wife, Tara, of Knoxville, Tenn., Adam Guy and Will Guy, both of LaFollette, Tenn; great-grandson's daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Harding of Knoxville, Tenn; sister, Irene Stratton; brothers, Lew and Leo Lobertini, all of LaFollette, Tenn.; several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends. Memorial services will be at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 1997, followed by funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Interment will immediately follow the funeral Mass at Jacksboro Cemetery. Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, LaFollette, Tenn. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, Tenn. in charge of arrangements.
HINES, DORA MAE - age 82, of Rockford, passed away Thursday evening, November 27, 1997, at Blount Memorial Hospital. Preceded in death by husband, John Hines; granddaughter, Judy Stokes; sisters, Annie Gentry, Sarah Carpenter. Survivors: son, Harvey Ray England of Rockford; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Ernest Ray and Mary England of Maryville; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet at Marble Hill Cemetery in Friendsville at 2 p.m. Sunday for graveside service and interment, Rev. Randy Hodge, Rev. Edward Hodge officiating. Friends may call at their convenience from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, Maryville.
HOLLOWAY, DORIS VOILES - age 67, of 2602 Martel Road, Lenoir City, passed away early Saturday morning, November 29, 1997, at Park West Hospital. Doris was a member of Martel United Methodist Church, the UMW and was church treasurer. She was retired from Lockheed Martin Y-12 Plant. She was preceded in death by parents, Hurst Voiles and Ruth Newberry Voiles; sister, Betty Voiles Cason. Survivors: husband, Paul Holloway; children and spouses, Paulette and Jim Bivens of Lenoir City, Samuel S. Holloway of Bradenton, Fla., Susan and Robert Robinett, Steve and Debbie Holloway, all of Lenoir City, Debbie Jane Holloway of the home; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and June Voiles of Chattanooga; sisters and brother-in-law, Pat Smith of Oklahoma, Jackie and John Woolery of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Larry Trotter officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Lenoir City Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City, in charge.
HOOKS, GLADYS LUCILLE (AUNT GLADYS) - age 86, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Louellen, Ky. passed away 6 p.m. Thanksgiving day, November 27, 1997, at the home of her devoted niece, Gay Reeves of Andersonville, where she spent the last month of her life. She was a member of Kildav Baptist Church in Kentucky, but for many years had friends and loved ones in the Cedar Grove Baptist Church Community. She leaves to mourn her passing her loving and devoted sister, Ivalee Higgs who has cared for her in her home for the past twwenty years; also two loving sisters, Kathleen Sharp of Andersonville and Faye Carmony of Powell. Following her mother's death, Miss Hooks devoted her life to raising and caring for seven brothers and sisters and also cared for her father, Joe Hooks, until his death in 1977. She also has loved and cared for her nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was a mother to so many and will be sadly missed by her entire family. She was a ''special angel'' on earth and now she is a ''special angel'' in heaven. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at Cedar Grove Cemetery for graveside service, Rev. Herman Lakin and Rev. Paul Adcock officiating. Pallbearers: Ancil Hooks, Jr., Greg Hooks, Jeffery Carmony, Kevin Sharp, Randy Sharp, Lewis Sharp. Arrangements by Mynatt's.
HURLEY, MARY ANGELA - age 83, of Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, November 25, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was a long standing member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by husband, Frank J. Hurley, Sr.; sons, Anthony J. and Bert E. Hurley; grandson, James B. Beck, Jr. and Francis J. Hurley III. She was a loving mother of Veronica Hurley Donahue and the late Thomas Paul Donahue of Reno, Nevada, Elizabeth Hurley and James B. Beck, Sr. of Oceanview, Md., Patricia Hurley and William R. Ross of Coconut Fla., Mary A. Hurley of Knoxville, Judith Hurley of Knoxville, Frank J., Jr. and Sandra Hurley of Knoxville, Dale Patrick and Therese Hurley of Knoxville, Terrance B. Hurley of Galveston, Texas, Michael D. Hurley of Knoxville, Edwin and Deborah S. Hurley of Knoxville, Daniel John and Mary Lynn Hurley of Knoxville, Virginia R. Hurley, widow of Anthony J. Hurley; grandchildren, Mark X. and Gwynne Wilber Donahue, Paul Francis Donahue, Charles and Traci Donahue, Mike and Emma Beck, Steve and Christy Beck, Leslie Beck, Matthew and Marianne Beck, Mary Angela Daisey, T. Denise Hurley, Mark A. Hurley, William R. Ross, Jr., Francis Joseph Ross, William R. and Veronica E. Heck, Candice Coleen Heck, Richard Ethan Curry, Christopher G. Hurley and Kimberly S. Nicley, Jeffrey S. and Cindy Hurley, Brian and Lara Hurley, Terri and Jordan Lera, Dale P., Jr. and Beth Hurley, Katherine Hurley and Chris Murry, Dewayne Charles Parker, Christian Lee Parker, and Debbie Sue Parker, Diane Lee Parker, Terrance B. Hurley III, Melissa and Jeff Curico, Amy Hurley, Kayla Hurley, Kerri and Chuck Tetstone, Kerri McGill, Chris and Betsy McGill, Jacob D. Hurley, Caitlin Shae Hurley, and several great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass was 11 a.m. Saturday, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Father Xavier Mankel officiating. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Hurley's sons will serve as active pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Ghost Catholic Church ''Needs of Parish'' Fund. Arrangements by Gentry-Griffey Chapel.
INGRAM, EFFIE JANE JOHNSON GILREATH - age 90, of 400 Cherry Street, Lenoir City, formerly of Dawsonville, Ga., passed away Friday evening, November 28, 1997, at Loudon Hospital. Effie was a member of Northside Church of God. She was preceded in death by husbands, William McKinnley Gilreath and Tate Simmons; daughter-in-law, Wanda Fay Ingram. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Hubert and Nell Gilreath, J.C. and Carol Ingram, Grady Ingram, all of Lenoir City, Edward and Lori Ingram of Richmond, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Mable Acuff of Lenoir City; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday followed by funeral services at 8 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel, Rev. Jack Kirkendall and Rev. George Seay officiating. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Monday in Lake View Cemetery for graveside services. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City in charge.
JONES, JOHN H. - 86, of New Market, passed away Saturday, November 29, 1997. He was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Fielden Funeral Home, New Market.
JONES, HELEN MCMURRAY - age 76 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, November 29, 1997, at her home. Member of Church of God. Preceded in death by daughter, Bobbie Jo McMurray and step-son, David Lee Jones. Survivors: husband, Lee R. Jones, Jr.; son and daughter-in-law, William E. and Jo Ann McMurray; daughter, Charlotte Ellis, daughter and son-in-law, Linda and David Stansberry; step-sons, Mike and Harold Jones; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; special friends, Sister Hayes, Sister Owens and Gerald McCann. Service 8 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel, Mr. Clifford Owens officiating. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery for interment 11 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Monday at Mynatt's.
JONES, LINDSAY FARRIS - age 81 of Knoxville, died Thursday, November 27, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Parkwest Hospital. Member of First Christian Church. Retired from the University of Tennessee agricultural department. Survivors: wife, Georgia Mae Jones of Knoxville; niece, Cindy Thomson. Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church with Dr. R. Thomas Hunter officiating. Interemnt at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 211 W. 5th Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Friends may call at their convenience at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel.
MAPLES, SARAH - age 95, of Route 1, Rutledge, died at 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning, November 29, 1997, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City after an extended illness. She was a member of the Sunrise Baptist Church and was the widow of the late Charlie Maples; mother of the late Samuel Curtis Dalton and Magnum Frank Dalton; sister of the late Mary Bates and John Williams; and special friend to the late Lennie Carpenter. Surviving is her daughter, Ella Mae Bates of Rutledge; daughter-in-law, Grace Dalton of Rutledge; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, December 1, 1997, from the Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Rutledge with Reverend Norman Turley officiating. Interment to follow in the Blue Springs Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday evening, November 30, 1997, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smith Funeral Home, 123 Water Street, Rutledge, Tennessee 37861, Phone (423) 828-5555.
MILLER, DAVID - age 64, of Knoxville, passed away November 28, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survived by wife, Wilma Miller; sons, David F., Michael, Randy, and Donald Miller; daughters and son-in-law, Terrie and David Barker, Tammie Barger, and Teresa Brooks; eight grandchildren; brother, Roger Miller; sisters, Faye Calloway, Edna Keith, Dorothy Wiggleton, Betty Rose, and Linda Sapough; several nieces and nephews. The family will have a private funeral service. The interment will be in Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made. Arrangements by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
MILLER, LEOTA LORENE - age 85, of Knoxville, passed away Friday afternoon, at Parkwest Hospital, following an illness. A native of Illinois, she had resided in Knoxville since 1978. She was a member of the Elkville Methodist Church, and was retired from the Illinois Primary Educational System with 36 years of teaching. She is preceded in death by her parents, John K. and Hazel Mae Quigley Fox; and two brothers and one sister. She is survived by husband, Everette Etherton Miller of Knoxville; son, Gary W. Miller of Knoxville; two grandchildren, Katherine Jane Miller of Knoxville, David Etherton Miller of Knoxville. Mrs. Miller's body will be sent back to the Neal-McClure Funeral Home in DuQuoin, Ill. for funeral and burial services. Friends may call there at (618) 542-2670 for more funeral arrangements. Local arrangements by Highland Memorial Funeral Home, 588-0567.
MOORE, KYRIS EARL - age 59 of Childress Rd., Powell, passed away 9:27 p.m. November 27, 1997, at home of cancer. Retired September 1993 from Levi Strauss after 38 years service. Preceded in death by parents, James and Nancy moore, five sisters, and one btother. Survivors: wife, Jackie Moore; sons and daughters-in-law, Greg and Sue Moored and Randy and Susan Moore, all of Heiskell; son, Don Mitchell of Powell; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Marvin Hembree of Clinton; daughter, Valerie Moore of Powell; nine grandchildren; sisters, Pat Hill of Athens, Karen McClain of Halls; brothers, Albert Moore of Heiskell and Leroy Moore of Illinois. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Eugene Roach officiating. Family and friends will meet at Woodhaven Cemetery 12:45 p.m. Monday for interment at 1 p.m. Pallbearers: grandsons, and Brad and Brent Irwin and Dusty Severson. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's.
PAINTER, KENNETH L. - age 69, died Tuesday, November 25, 1997, in Riverdale, Ga. He was formerly of Knoxville. Preceded in death by wife, Gloria Painter; parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Painter; one brother and two sisters. Survived by daughter, Cathlene and husband, Leonard Couch, Riverdale, Ga.; son, David Painter and wife, Jacque, Texas; two granddaughters; two brothers and one sister. Memorial graveside service 2 p.m. Monday, December 1, 1997, at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on Lyons View Pk. Family requests no flowers be sent. Donations may be made to the Cancer Society.
PHILLIPS, GLENN, JR. - age 44, of Caryville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Novmeber 28, 1997, at his residence. He was born on August 29, 1953. He is preceded in death by parents, Retha and Glenn Phillips. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 1997, at Cox-Martin Chapel. Funeral service 8 p.m. November 30, 1997, at Cox-Martin Chapel. Interment 11 a.m. December 1, 1997, at Foust Cemetery, Lake City, Tenn. Cox-Martin Funeral Home of Lake City in charge of arrangements.
SEWELL, MILDRED TURNER - age 81, of Halls, passed away November 28, 1997, at home. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: husband, Cecil Sewell; sons, Larry and David Sewell of Knoxville, Jackie Sewell of Montgomery, Ala; daughters, Cecelia Lindsey and Susan Hill, both of Knoxville, Diane Hines of Cleveland, Tenn.; brother-in-law, R.L. Sewell; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces. Service 2 p.m. Monday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Herman Faddis and Rev. Sammy Epperson officiating. Interment Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers: Greg and Travis Sewell, David Lindsey, Chris Hill, Robby Matthews, and Clayton Foust. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Mynatt's in charge.
SMITH, SARAH ELIZABETH ''BETSY'' SANDS - age 70, of Kingston, formerly of Hardin Valley, wife of Earl Smith, died suddenly Saturday. She retired from Palm Beach and enjoyed farming. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Kingston. Arrangements will be announced Monday by McCarty-Weaver Cumberland Chapel.
SNELSON, ANNA B. DEW - age 86, formerly of Lake City, Tenn. passed away Wednesday, November 26, 1997, in Knox County, Tenn. She was born on October 3, 1911. She was a Sunday school teacher and member of Central Baptist Church in Fountain City. She enjoyed flower gardening. She is preceded in death by parents, Lee Parks and Wallace Dew, brothers, Frank M. and Edward Dew and sister, Charlene Dew. Survivors: husband, Sidney Snelson, Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Howard Blum, Washington, D.C.; grandson and wife, John and Allison Roberts, Williamsburg, Va.; brother and sister-in-law, Carl and Eleanor Dew, Lake City, Tenn.; sister and brother-in-law, Geneava and Bill Turnbill, Winter Haven, Fla.; sister-in-law, Betty Dew, Lake City; several nieces and nephews. Interment 1 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 1997, at Leach Cemetery, Lake City, Tennessee with Rev. Brian Courtney officiating. Cox-Martin Funeral Home of Lake City in charge of arrangements.
STRUNK, IVALENE BYRGE - age 66, of Knoxville, passed away November 28, 1997, at Ft. Sanders Medical Center. She was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her mother and father, Nathanel and Betty Ann Byrge; and sister and three brothers. Survived by husband, Harold Strunk; son, Larry Strunk, both of Knoxville; three sisters, Edna Howard, Knoxville, Ruth Crowley and Kathleen West, both of Huntsville; three brothers, Paul Byrge, Huntsville, Winfield and James Byrge, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday, November 30, 1997, at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel with Rev. David Hanes, Rev. Jim West officiating. Family and friends will meet at 12:45 p.m. Monday for a 1 p.m. interment service at Fair View Cemetery in the Straight Fork Community of Scott Co. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
VINCENT, MRS. NORMA L. - age 46, a resident of Red Bank, died early Friday morning at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was a native of Cleveland, moving to Hamilton County ten years ago. Mrs. Vincent was a member of the First Baptist Church, Golden Gateway, Chattanooga. She was also a member of Tri Beta Honor Society at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Surviving are her husband, Rudy Vincent, Red Bank; two sons, Daniel C. Hicks and Dustin B. Hicks, both also of Red Bank; parents, Myrtle and Claude Patterson, Knoxville; sister, Patti Patterson of Mesa, Arizona; three brothers, Alan L. Patterson, Knoxville, Daryl G. Patterson and Craig A. Patterson, both of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the North Chapel of Buckner-Rush Funeral Home with Dr. Gary L. Carver and Rev. Susan Klaudt officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Carpenter Campground Cemetery in Maryville. The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Saturday at Buckner-Rush, North Chapel, who has charge of arrangements.
WALKER, MAUDE LAMBERT - age 85, of Maryville, died Saturday, November 29, 1997, at Colonial Hills Nursing Center. She was a member of Union Grove United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Walker, Sr.; a grandson, Marcus Allen Walker; parents, Sam Lambert, Sr. and Laura Thompson Lambert; a sister, Hazel Lambert; brothers, Homer, Guy, and Mack Lambert. Survivors: daughter, Laura Tate of Maryville; sons and daughters-in-law, Charles H. and Betty Walker of Macon, Ga., Guy and Rachel Walker of Maryville; son, Samuel Spence Walker of Crossville, Tenn.; a brother, Sam Lambert, Jr. of Greenback; sisters, Helen Snead of Clinton, Lena Beaver of Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Barbara Onks of Cookeville; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday in McCammon-Ammons Chapel with Rev. Rose Mincy officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday at McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorials to Union Grove United Methodist Church, 515 South Union Grove Road, Friendsville, TN 37737. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.
WEBB, JASPER - age 70, of Maryville, died Friday, November 28, 1997, at Maryville Health Care. He was preceded in death by his brother, J.B. Webb. Survivors include a brother, Harlen ''Shorty'' Webb; sister, Margie Withrow, both of Maryville. Family and friends will meet 2 p.m. Sunday at Williamson Chapel Cemetery for a graveside service with Rev. Bill Dixon officiating. McCammon-Ammons Funeral Home, Maryville.