Miscellaneous McMinn County, Tennessee Obituaries

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Ida Lou Cardin Wilson 
Died: 11/10/1999
Ida Lou Cardin Wilson, 93, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at the home of her niece. 
A native of Baggs, Wyo. and a lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was retired from the McMinn County School System. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry S. and Carrie Burkett Cardin; her husband, William Burch Wilson; one sister, Ruby Thelma Cardin Sherlin; and one brother, Ernest Henry Cardin. 
Survivors include one niece and her husband, Gwen Sherlin and Robert Lewis Jr. of Athens; and many friends. 
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday in Cedar Grove Cemetery. 
There will be no formal visitation. 
Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements. 

J.B. Fox 
Died: 11/10/1999
J.B. Fox, 77, of Loudon, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 10, 1999, at U.T. Hospital in Knoxville. 
He was a native of White Pine and resident of Athens for 38 years. He was a retired employee of McMinn-Meigs Farmers Co-op and was a member of Valley Road Baptist Church. 
A son of the late Clifford “C.W.” and Lilly B. Dawson Fox, he was preceded in death by one sister, Charlise Carter. 
Survivors include his wife, Sarah Frank Fox of Loudon; one son and daughter-in-law, J.C. and Sue Fox of Athens; one daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Luther Clotfelter of Loudon; one brother, Carl Fox of Sweetwater; one sister, Bessie Monroe of Athens; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. James Alexander and the Rev. D. C. Kirk officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. Sunday in Westview Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Clyde Boruff, Glen Allen, Junior Lowery, Fred Brewster, Jerry Ingram, Junior Dawson, Eddie Howard and R.J. Torbett. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements. 

Rose Marie "Posey" Moses 
Died: 03/02/2000
Rose Marie “Posey” Moses, 81, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 2, 2000, at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville. 
A native and resident of McMinn County for most of her life and a former resident of Tampa, Fla., she was a daughter of the late Frank and Ethel Graves Payne. She was a member of Woodward Avenue Church of God. 
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Chester M. Moses of Etowah; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Lloyd Bowers of Athens and Eleanor and Chuck Heugel of Tampa, Fla.; one son and daughter-in-law, Chester Ray and Betty Moses of Etowah; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Deleanor Carroll and Juanita Williams, both of Athens and Alma Jackson of Maryville; one brother, Frank Lee Payne of Athens; several nieces and nephews; and many friends and other relatives. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the south chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Fritts, Dr. Chris Thomas and the Rev. Corky Alexander officiating. Burial will be in McMinn Memory Gardens. 
Pallbearers will be Monty Larson, David Moses, Daniel Moses, Ronny Davis, Johnny Lipps, Michael Wood, Jerry Stephens and Coy Sharp. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements. 

Amanda Jo Bryan 
Died: 03/02/2000
Amanda Jo Bryan, 16, of Loudon, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 
A native of Knoxville and resident of Loudon, she was a former resident of Etowah. A sophomore at Loudon High School, she was preceded in death by her mother, Tenia Malone, paternal grandmother, Wanda Bryan; maternal grandmother, Jo Malone; and maternal grandfather, Gene Malone. 
Survivors include her father and stepmother, Ricky C. and Tammy Bryan of Etowah; a half brother, Matthew Propst of West Virginia; paternal grandfather, Richard Bryan of Etowah; her guardians, Roger and Carol Ann Malone of Loudon; and three uncles, Jerry, Carl and Mike Bryan, all of Etowah. 
Family and friends will assemble at 10 a.m. Sunday in Green Hill Cemetery for graveside services with the Rev. R.B. Bryan officiating. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Bordwine Funeral Home. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Larry "Little Sarg" Sargeant 
Died: 03/02/2000
Charles Larry “Little Sarg” Sargeant, 51, of Athens, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 2, 2000. 
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a member of the Baptist church and the Extreme Ridgerunners 4x4 Club. 
Survivors include his wife, Lucy Oliver Sargeant of Athens; one son, Wayne Sargeant of Athens; one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Scott Dennis of Athens; two grandchildren, Kevin Hudson and Casey Hudson; his parents, Charles and Verlene Arnold Sargeant of Athens; one sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Reed Dailey of Athens; a special friend, Cotton Womac; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. 
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Bradford officiating. 
The family will receive friends Sunday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to a charity of choice. 
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements. 

Don R. Wilson 
Died: 03/02/2000
Don R. Wilson, 61, of Athens, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, at his residence. 
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was an active member of Goodsprings Baptist Church. A son of the late Howard and Nell Schrader Wilson, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Pearl Daugherty Wilson. 
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Holder Wilson of Athens; three brothers, Robert Wilson and Steve Wilson, both of Athens, and Jerry Wilson of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Goodsprings Baptist Church with the Rev. Arnold King and the Rev. Arliss Slack officiating. Burial will be in New Zion Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Bordwine Funeral Home. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements. 

Sam Fairbanks 
Died: 03/01/2000
Sam Fairbanks, 65, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at his home. 
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens.

Daisy Thurman 
Died: 03/01/2000
Daisy Thurman, 96, of Decatur, died Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at SunBridge Health Care and Rehabilitation in Decatur. 
She was a member of Cottonport Baptist Church. 
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Gladys Thurman and Hubert and Vickie Thurman, all of Decatur; one daughter, Rosie Jack of Etowah; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, in the Bowers Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Max Redman officiating. Burial will be in Cottonport Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Bowers Funeral Home of Decatur is in charge of arrangements. 

Earl E. Lee 
Died: 03/01/2000
Earl E. Lee, 84, of Englewood, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2000, at Woods Memorial Hospital. 
A member of Chestua Baptist Church, he was preceded in death by one son, Glen Lee; and one daughter-in-law, Joyce Lee. 
Survivors include his wife, Esta Owenby Lee; one daughter and son-in-law, Helen and Dan Saffles of Athens; one son, Doug Lee of Montgomery, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Biereley-Hale Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Caldwell, the Rev. John Smith and the Rev. Jason Sweeten officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday in Chestua Baptist Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Biereley-Hale Funeral Home of Madisonville is in charge of arrangements. 

Gladys Genevieve "Dood" McGann Cooley 
Died: 02/29/2000
Gladys Genevieve “Dood” McGann Cooley, 82, of Athens, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at Woods Memorial Hospital. 
A native of Spring City, she was a former resident of Meigs County and was a resident of McMinn County for many years. She was a daughter of the late O.W. and Clara Barger McGann Sr., and was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Cooley. She was a charter member of Peakland Baptist Church. 
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Joyce Cooley and James Winston McDonald of Athens; one grandson, Tilman McDonald of Athens; one great-granddaughter, Jocelyn McDonald of Athens; two sisters, Kay Perkinson of Dayton and Bernice Morrison of Decatur; two brothers, O.W. McGann Jr., of Decatur and C.B. McGann of Murfreesboro; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken Purdie officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday in Rocky Springs Cemetery. 
Pallbearers will be Steve McKheen, Ricky McKheen, Wilburn McDonald, Wayne McKheen, Freddy Stephens, Steve Hester and Donnie McKheen. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday prior to the services at the funeral home. 
Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements. 

Lillian Harmon Davis 
Died: 02/29/2000
Lillian Harmon Davis, 87, of Etowah, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at Woods Memorial Hospital. 
A native of Meigs County and resident of McMinn County for most of her life, she was a daughter of the late William L. and Lydia Baker Harmon and was preceded in death by her husband, Joel C. Davis. She was of the Baptist faith. 
Survivors include one son, Jimmy Davis of Etowah; three sisters, Idella Bryan of Etowah, Edna Wilson of Chattanooga and Mary Lou Denton of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews. 
Family and friends will assemble at 10 a.m. Thursday at McMinn Memory Gardens for graveside services with the Rev. R.B. Bryan officiating. 
Visitation will be held from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bordwine Funeral Home. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.

Edward E. Nichols 
Died: 02/29/2000
Edward E. Nichols Sr., 76, of Athens, died Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 29, 2000, at Life Care Center of Athens. 
A lifelong resident of McMinn County, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of VFW Post No. 5146. Retired from Don’s Food Center and Harrod’s Supermarket after 40 years of service, he was of the Baptist faith. 
A son of the late Fred and Amelia Everhart Nichols, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Brenda Faye Nichols and Trula Mae Nichols; and three brothers, Hobert, Lester and Troy Nichols. 
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Ann Burns Nichols of Athens; five daughters and two sons-in-law, Farris Vaughn, Martha and Larry Floyd, Tina Nichols, Carol Nichols, and Edwina and Thomas Redman, all of Athens; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Edward E. Nichols Jr., Doug and Phyllis Nichols, Timmy and Tammy Nichols and Steven Nichols, all of Athens; 13 grandchildren, Teresea, Wayne, Arvella, Doyle, Tammy, Greg, Allen, Priscilla, English, Matt, Adam, Amanda and Deanna; 10 great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Cora Raper, Dulcie Nichols and Bertha Nichols, all of Nashville. 
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Jerry Smith Funeral Home. Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 
The body is in state at Jerry Smith Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 
Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of Edward E. Nichols Sr. 

Roy Lee Torbett 
Died: 02/29/2000
Roy Lee Torbett, 86, of Englewood, died Tuesday, Feb. 29, 2000, at Woods Memorial Hospital in Etowah. 
A native of Monroe County and resident of McMinn County for 60 years, he was a son of the late Ollie and Della Gamble Torbett. He was a member of Englewood First Church of God and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. 
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Crofts Torbett of Englewood; a foster son, Scott Crofts of Englewood; two brothers, Reece Torbett of Englewood and Ruel Torbett of Dallas, Ga.; three sisters, Zeola Massengale of Murfreesboro, Thelma Cooley of Gulfport, Miss., and Polly Cardin of Liberty Center, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. 
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Thursday in the south chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Will Hughes officiating. Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday in Sunrise Cemetery in Englewood. 
Pallbearers will be Cecil Torbett, Kenneth Gay, Ernest Moses, W.J. Harris, Claude Derrick and Johnny Burris. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernie Chase and Cecil Gay. 
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.

Edward George Schutheis 
Died: 02/28/2000
Edward George Schultheis, 80, of McMinn County, passed away Monday night, Feb. 28, 2000, at Athens Regional Medical Center. 
A native of Richmond, Va., and former resident of Miami Springs, Fla., he was a resident of McMinn County for the past 20 years. The son of the late Edward George and Edna McQuinne Schultheis Sr., he was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy S. Stevens. He was associated with Eastern Airlines as a lead mechanic until his retirement and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. 
Survivors include his wife, Bernadette Gagane Schultheis of McMinn County; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Joanne Schultheis and Mark and Janet Schultheis, all of Ocala, Fla.; one stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Priscille and Bill Stuckey of Athens; two stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Richard and Kathleen Lessard of Vincentown, N.J., and Andre and Anne Lessard of Medford, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Jerry Smith Funeral Home with Father Joseph Fiedorowicz officiating. 
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Building Fund, 2007 Congress Parkway, Athens, TN 37303. 
Jerry Smith Funeral Home of Athens is serving the family of Edward George Schultheis. 

Dimple Lee Hampton 
Died: 02/28/2000
Dimple Lee Hampton, 81, of Jackson, Ohio, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2000, in Jackson, Ohio. 
A native of Litton and resident of Jackson, Ohio, for more than 20 years, she was a veteran of World War II and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. 
A daughter of the late Oscar Nolthus and Neddie Gertrude Hale Lee, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Thelma Snyder and Jessie Patton; and one brother, Willard Lee. 
Survivors include her husband, Luther P. Hampton Jr., of Jackson, Ohio; three sons, Luther P. Hampton III of Alexandria, Va., Michael L. Hampton of Newport, R.I., and Jeffrey R. Hampton of Sunnyvale, Calif.; her grandchildren, Rachel, David, Sarah and Aaron Hampton; two sisters, Cleneyria Harrison of Chattanooga and Louise Keaton of Crossville. 
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the south chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Hubble, the Rev. Tom Reed and the Rev. Rebecca Reed officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. 
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the United Way. 
Bordwine Funeral Home of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.

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