Our Obituaries

Margaret L. Jennings

October 6, 1932 - December 2, 2016

Margaret L. Jennings, age 84 of Clinton passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton. Margaret was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church and retired from JC Penney's in Oak Ridge. Throughout her life she loved going to gospel singings at various different churches, cross stitching, and cooking. She is preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, C...
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Martha Ann Foust

August 29, 1933 - December 1, 2016

Martha Ann Foust, age 83 of Heiskell passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center. She was a member of Valley View United Methodist Church. Throughout her life Martha Ann loved to sew, making crafts, traveling, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, David and Rose Bridges; brother, Jack Bridges. She is survived by: ...
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Ronald Keith Glandon

March 19, 1955 - November 27, 2016

Ronald Keith Glandon, age 61, of Heiskell passed away on November 27, 2016 at his residence. He was a member of Valley View United Methodist Church and was born March 19, 1955 in Knox County, Tennessee. Preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Glandon; brother, Michael D. Glandon. He is survived by: Son……………….. Dereck Glandon of Knoxville Mother…………… Dorothy Glandon of...
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Richard Bruno

May 31, 1955 - November 25, 2016

Richard Thomas Bruno, age 61, of Knoxville, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Norris Health and Rehab in Andersonville. He was born in Summit, New Jersey to the late Anthony and Violet Andersen Bruno. He is survived by children, David Bruno of Chicago, IL and Sarah Bruno of Boston, MA and Special Friend, Jessica Pritchard of Lima, New York. Richard's wishes were to be cremated and...
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Edna Beth White

July 13, 1932 - November 25, 2016

Edna Beth White went home to be with her Lord at 12:40 am, on November 25, 2016. Edna was 84 years young and was born on July 13, 1932. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was an active member of Dutch Valley Missionary Baptist Church. She was also an active member of Clinch Valley Chapter 369, order of the Eastern Star at Andersonville. Edna was a Grand...
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Kathleen Bolinger

January 10, 1940 - November 24, 2016

Kathleen Bolinger, age 76 of Clinton passed away on November 24, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center. Kathleen was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Henderson Bolinger; daughter, Beverly Ann Bolinger; parents, Wilson & Lottie Bray; brothers, Carlos and Leon Bray. She is survived by: Daughter………………. Sherry Bolinger ...
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Carolyn Sue Spears Gough

August 4, 1949 - November 22, 2016

Carolyn Sue Spears Gough, born, August 4, 1949 entered into the arms of Jesus on November 22, 2016 at UT Hospital. Carol was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing and spent many years as an RN making a difference in patients' lives and the lives of those around her. Her kindness and compassion made her a natural fit for the nursing profession. She will be greatly missed by her family...
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Charles Taylor

March 11, 1952 - November 22, 2016

Charles Taylor, age 64 of Clinton passed away on November 22, 2016. Charles was a veteran of the United States Army having served his country in the Vietnam War. For many years Charles was a Boy Scout Camp Ranger at Camp Pellissippi in Andersonville and was a well-known karate and martial arts instructor in Tennessee especially in Anderson County. Throughout his life he loved to fly fish on...
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John O. Aulton

June 6, 1961 - November 21, 2016

John O. Aulton, age 55 of Clinton passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016 at Diversicare of Oak Ridge. He was a veteran of the United States Army. John was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Marie Aulton; brothers, Ernest and Ray Aulton. He is survived by: Sister………….. Donna Manley of Clinton Nieces………… Heather Crowley and Grace Richards The family will receive...
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Judy Ballew

November 23, 1946 - November 21, 2016

Judy Ballew, age 69 of Clinton was called home by her heavenly father on November 21, 2016 at Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of Lake City Christian Fellowship. Judy enjoyed interior decorating, making people laugh and she was always there for anyone during any given time. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Timothy Ballew; daughter, Melissa Lynette Taylor; parents, Maurice...
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Shirley Lucille Addington Joyce

September 9, 1941 - November 19, 2016

Shirley Lucille Addington Joyce of Clinton, TN went to meet her Savior on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at her residence. She was born September 9, 1941 in Jewel Ridge, VA to the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Addington. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by brother, Dallas Addington; sisters, Jean Eure and Marie Smith. Shirley was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church where...
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Larry A. McNallie

May 16, 1933 - November 18, 2016

Larry A. McNallie, age 83, of Clinton passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016. Larry was born May 16, 1933 in Ellington, New York to the late Allan & Elsie McNallie. The family will have a graveside service at Fluvanna Cemetery in Fluvanna, New York at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Betty L. Marlow

November 18, 2016

Betty L. Marlow, age 81, of Clinton, exchanged the pain and confusion of this earthly life, for eternal peace and comfort with the Lord on November 18, 2016. She was a faithful member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church and enjoyed attending church and church singings until her health began to decline. She was preceded in death by her beloved Mother, Jennie L. Vowell, her devoted daughter, Vickie...
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Alma Jean Tindell Humphrey

June 28, 1928 - November 16, 2016

Alma Jean Tindell Humphrey, of Andersonville passed away peacefully Wednesday morning November 16, 2016. Jean was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Everette Humphrey; son, Michael Humphrey; parents, Jake and Matha Tindell; sisters, Ruthena Bailey and Fay Riggs...
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Mary Florence Sharp

January 29, 1923 - November 14, 2016

Mary Florence Sharp, age 93 of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away at Tennova North Hospital, Knoxville, TN, on November 15, 2016. She was born January 29, 1923 on a farm in Powell, TN and grew up during the Great Depression. As she grew up she learned to ride on the family pony, to be a good cook, make her own and family members' clothes, and learn all her 4-H skills. Her family moved to...
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Christina Stalnaker Combs

January 4, 1979 - November 13, 2016

Christina Combs, 37, of Knoxville, TN passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016. Christina was a caring and loving mother to her two daughters and a beloved daughter and sister. She was a giving and thoughtful friend who brought smiles to the faces of everyone to whom she was close to and brought comfort to all in their times of need. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Barb and Dave...
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Brenda Gail Wentworth

May 24, 1952 - November 13, 2016

Brenda Gail Wentworth finished her race on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at the age 64 and was greeted at the finish line by her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Though she frequently experienced pain and loss, Brenda lived her life with a heart full of love, forever in awe of her creator. She was a fighter who constantly defied all odds against her. She was an avid runner and adventurer. From...
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George Singleton

November 12, 2016

George Arthur Singleton, age 90, of Clinton, passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Methodist Medical Center. He was born on March 9, 1926 in Clinton, Tennessee to the late Arthur and Birdie Jones Singleton. George was a veteran, having served in the United States Army during WWII. He retired from the City of Oak Ridge after working there for over 40 years. He enjoyed gardening,...
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Mildred Culver

November 11, 2016

Mildred Culver, age 57, of Clinton, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the North Knoxville Medical Center. She was born June 5, 1959 in Kittery, Maine to the late Eugene and Earline Oberdick. Mildred was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Grove Park Ward, Knoxville. She enjoyed crafts, floral design, and interior design. She was a loving wife, mother, and a...
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William Taylor

November 10, 2016

William L. Taylor, age 84, of Clinton, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the University of Tennessee Hospital. He was born on July 16, 1932 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late George and Carrie McCoy Taylor. William enjoyed golfing, fishing and gardening. He loved spending time with his family and friends especially his dogs, Buddy and Baby. In addition to his parents, William...
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Gary Lukat

November 10, 2016

Gary Lukat, age 65, of Georgetown, formally of Clinton, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Memorial Health Care System in Chattanooga. He was born on February 13, 1951 in Mayfield, KY to the late Ralph and Louise Lukat. Gary retired from Clinton City Schools System as the Principal after working there for 38 years. He loved his job and all the children he mentored in his career....
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Edward Asbury

November 6, 2016

Reverend Edward Martin Asbury, age 83, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, November 6, 2016, at his residence. He enjoyed fishing back in the day, listening to gospel music and reading his Bible. He enjoyed talking to and meeting new people. Preceded in death by father, Edward Asbury, mother and step-father, Artie and Alfonso Young, brother-in-laws Terry Love, Homer March, and Robert L...
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Bryson Barnett

November 5, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Infant Bryson Barnett received his Angel wings on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital. The family of Bryson Barnett will have a memorial service at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Robert Hutton

November 26, 1988 - November 4, 2016

Robert O. Hutton, age 27 of Knoxville passed away on November 4, 2016. Robert was born November 26, 1988 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to the late Carl and Gena Hutton. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.
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Lisa Marie Newcomb

November 7, 1961 - November 4, 2016

Lisa Marie Newcomb, age 54, went to gain her wings with our Lord on November 4, 2016 at her home in Andersonville. A loving wife, sister, mom and Grammy. She is survived by: Loving husband of 25 years… Gilbert Newcomb Children……………. Chloe and Tara, Karly & her husband Joe Grammy to Madison, Cameron, Hailey, Elijah, Tianna, Bryanna, and Bean Lisa touched so many hearts and...
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Merle Tinker, Sr.

November 4, 2016

Merle Travis Tinker Sr. age 75 of Briceville went home to be with his Lord on Friday, November 4, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on December 2, 1940 to the late Luther and Barbara Patterson Tinker in Oliver Springs, TN. Merle worked as a coal miner, then went on to work at Boeing Aircraft where he retired. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be...
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Daniel Birchfield

November 3, 2016

Daniel Clifford Birchfield, age 64 of Lafollette passed away on November 3, 2016 surrounded by family and friends. Daniel lived life to the fullest and never met a stranger. He was always joking around, loved playing tricks on people and telling stories of old times. He worked for many years at Turbo Towing as a wrecker driver and then went on to pursue his love for traveling as an over the...
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Wade Franklin Allen

September 21, 1960 - November 3, 2016

Wade Franklin Allen, age 56 of Rocky Top, TN passed away on November 3, 2016 at Physicians Regional Hospital. He was born September 21, 1960 in Anderson County, Tennessee. The family will have a Celebration of Life Service at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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John "Johnny" Brummett

May 15, 1948 - October 31, 2016

John "Johnny" H. Brummett, age 68, of the Heiskell community, passed away on Monday, October 31, 2016. He was a member of the South Clinton Baptist Church and retired from K-25 after 30 years of service. He was a Vietnam Veteran that received the Purple Heart while serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. Throughout his life he loved to hunt, fish, camp and was an avid...
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Sara Louise Longmire

December 26, 1966 - October 28, 2016

Sara Louise Longmire, age 49, of Andersonville passed away October 28, 2016 at UT Medical Center. She met life with love and enthusiasm, especially for Norris Lake, the Muppets, Elvis Presley, and teaching second grade,which she did at Big Ridge Elementary School for 24 years. A lifelong member of Andersonville United Methodist Church. She is survived by her loving parents, Hubert H. and Mary...
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Gregory H. Jordan

March 29, 1955 - October 28, 2016

Gregory Hiram Jordan, age 61 of Jacksboro, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at his residence. He was born on March 29, 1955 to Charles and Hope Spitzer Jordan in Dayton, OH. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also loved to ride his motorcycle. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Jordan; brothers, Larry Jordan, Ted Jordan, and Terry Jordan. He is survived by: ...
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Phyllis Ann Massengill Kagley

March 15, 1946 - October 25, 2016

Phyllis Ann Massengill Kagley, age 70, of Knoxville passed away on October 25, 2016. Phyllis retired from Hillcrest Nursing Home. Preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Rosa Massengill; sisters, Shirley Graham; brothers, Jimmy Ray, Archie and Vern Massengill; special friends, Murriel Mashburn and Gene Davis. She is survived by: Husband……………. Danny Kagley & babies of Knoxville...
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Ina "Ann" Hughes

August 19, 1925 - October 25, 2016

Ina "Ann" Hughes, age 91, of Clinton passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at NHC Healthcare. Ann was a member of Second Baptist Church. Ann worked into her 80's at the Fairview Elementary School Cafeteria. With her love for the students came many memories and lasting friendships she forever cherished. She was born on August 19, 1925 to the late Frazier and Lema Tuttle Hatmaker. In addition to...
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James "J.C." Campbell

April 28, 1931 - October 24, 2016

James "J.C." Campbell, age 85, of Clinton passed away on October 24, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton. J.C. was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served during the Korean Conflict. He was the founder and owner of Aristocrat Upholstery in South Clinton. Throughout his life he valued spending time with his family, collecting cars, and going to the flea market. He was born April 28,...
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Robert Lee "Butch" Dye

November 15, 1946 - October 23, 2016

Robert Lee "Butch" Dye, age 69, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016, at Methodist Medical Center. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and relaxing by the river at the Marina in Oak Ridge prior to his declining health. Affectionately known as "Rookie" to his friends, he never met a stranger and there was never a dull moment when he was around. He had a heart of gold and would give...
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Patricia A. Denny

August 10, 1947 - October 21, 2016

Patricia Ann Denny, age 69, of Knoxville passed away peacefully Friday, October 21, 2016 surrounded by her loved ones. She was a member of South Clinton Baptist Church and a longtime employee of William Kim Salmons, DDS. She is preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Edna Hammer and infant sister, Wanda Sue. She is survived by: Husband………………. Frank E. Denny of Knoxville ...
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Kathy Gail Spears Sharp

January 10, 1951 - October 21, 2016

Kathy Gail Spears Sharp, born, January 10, 1951 went to be with the Lord on October 21, 2016 at her residence. Kathy will be remembered by her great sense of humor, love of music, and her beautiful singing voice. She is survived by: Husband……………. Donald R. Sharp Daughters……………. Rachel Sharp and Sonja Hancock Son………………. Kevin Sharp Grandson………….. ...
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Carolyn Hardenstine

July 2, 1969 - October 20, 2016

Carolyn Hardenstine, age 47, of Powell passed away on October 20, 2016 at Tennova Hospital. She was born July 2, 1969 in Pocono Mountain, PA. Friends and family will have a Celebration of Life service held at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Normagene Brooks Lane

July 15, 1929 - October 19, 2016

Normagene B. Lane went home to be with the Lord and joined her beloved husband, Paul P. Lane on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. She was born July 15, 1929 to the late Ruth Ann Underwood and Ernest Brooks. She was a member of Greenway Baptist Church. She is survived by: Children, Grandchildren & their spouses.. Paul "Pat" Lane & wife Cherry Sonya Crosby & husband Kevin Michael...
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J. D. Seiber

October 17, 2016

J. D. Seiber age 83 of Griffith passed away on Monday October 17, 2016. He is survived by his wife of 63 years: Mary; Son: David (Karin) Seiber; Grandson: David Tossberg; Brother: Henry (Kay) Seiber; Sisters-in-law: Deanna (Rex) Davis-Ward and Loretta Seiber. He is preceded in death by his parents Hubert and Alice, brother R.C. and daughter Tammy. Friends may meet with the family on...
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Gladys Bice

May 7, 1934 - October 16, 2016

Gladys M. Bice, age 82, of Clinton passed away on October 16, 2016 at her residence. She was born May 7, 1934 in Fentress County to the late Bee and Katie Stewart. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Carl R. Bice, Jr.; sisters, Grace Brannon and Geraldine Clark; brothers, Allen and Ernest Stewart. She is survived by: Son…………………… Steve...
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Judy Sulfridge

July 17, 1940 - October 15, 2016

Judy Sulfridge age 76, of Clinton, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Cumberland Medical Center. She was born in Harrogate, TN on July 17, 1940 to the late Wade and Ruth Overton Sulfridge. Judy attended Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren in Knoxville, TN. In addition to her parents, Judy is preceded in death by her infant sister. Survived by: Beloved Step...
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Annette Franse

October 14, 2016

Annette Franse, age 57, of Powell, passed away on Friday, October 14 at her residence. She was born in Chicago, IL to the late Henry and Mary Haynes Franse. Annette was loved by many and will be greatly missed. She is survived by Sister, Bonita Ledgerwood and husband Chip; Her loving dog, Gizmo; Nephews, Steve, Alain, Daniel and Matt; great nieces and nephews, Cameron, Chase, Lexi, Leiarah...
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Christopher A. Jett

November 8, 1972 - October 13, 2016

Christopher A. Jett age 43 of Knoxville passed away suddenly on October 13, 2016. He was born in Dallas, TX on November 8, 1972 to Cecil Jett and Elizabeth Isabell. Christopher's family attended Spring Hill Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and building houses. He loved his family especially his grandchildren. Chris was loved by many, had a heart of gold and will be dearly missed....
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Ernest Wright

September 7, 1921 - October 13, 2016

Rev. Ernest F. Wright, age 95, of Oak Ridge went home to be with His Heavenly Father on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton. Ernest was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. He pastored Hinds Creek Baptist Church and Bishopville Baptist Church. He was born September 7, 1921 in Loyston, Tennessee to the late John and Mossie Wright. In addition to...
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Charlcie F. Moore

November 8, 1963 - October 12, 2016

Charlcie F. Moore, age 52, of Clinton passed away on October 12, 2016. Charlcie was born November 8, 1963 in Knox County, Tennessee. The family had a graveside service held Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Woodhaven Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.
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John Clyde Mitchell

July 8, 1926 - October 12, 2016

John Clyde Mitchell, age 90 of Andersonville, passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the Waters of Clinton Rehabilitation Center. He was born on July 8, 1926 to the late John and Stella Stanley Mitchell in Anderson County. He joined the Navy at the age of 17 and was a Naval Armed Guard and First Gunner's Mate. He fought in the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. John then went on to retire...
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Wesley Monroe Johnson

February 18, 1948 - October 12, 2016

Wesley Monroe Johnson, age 68, of Knoxville passed away peacefully at his residence on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 with his loving family by his side. Wesley was a veteran of the United States Army. Wesley was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and attended Trinity Baptist Church. He was born February 18, 1948 in Anderson County, TN to the late Harley and Gladys Johnson. In addition to his...
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Mildred Fort

November 27, 1927 - October 9, 2016

Mildred Fort, age 88, of Clinton passed away on October 9, 2016 at Wyndridge Nursing Home in Crossville. She was born November 27, 1927 in Webb City, Missouri to the late Chester and Mary Redmon. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by husband, Elvin Fort; 1 brother and 2 sisters. She is survived by: Daughters…………. Suzan Moore & husband Terry of Clinton ...
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Gracie Hillon

October 5, 2016

Gracie Hillon, age 95, of Clinton passed away on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at her residence. She was a member of Island Home Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Denton Hillon; parents, William & Honta Bell; infant daughter, infant son, and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by: Daughters…………….. Pat Bell & husband Larry Glenda Queener & husband...
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Lassie Odessia LaPole

February 13, 1925 - October 4, 2016

Lassie Odessia LaPole, age 91 of Rocky Top, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at her residence. She was born on February 13, 1925 to the late Otis Sprankles and Maggie Massengill in Anderson County. She retired from General Motors in Dayton, OH. She was a fun loving person who enjoyed fishing, hunting, working in flowers, and taking long walks in the outdoors. She will be dearly missed. In...
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Lee Ralph Bolin

November 14, 1935 - October 4, 2016

Lee Ralph Bolin, age 80, of Knoxville passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. He was retired from the City of Houston, veteran of the United States Army, and was a graduate from Texas A&M University9. Lee was preceded in death by his parents, Madeline and Lee Gladney Bolin. He is survived by: Wife……………….. Dorothy Bolin Brothers……….. Rex and Leldon Daughters….. Dana and...
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Jimmie Guinn

July 29, 1937 - October 4, 2016

Jimmie Guinn, age 79 of Heiskell, passed away early Tuesday morning October 4, 2016 at Norris Health and Rehab. He retired from Palm Beach and Company and was a member of New Pleasant Gap Baptist Church. Jimmie was preceded in death by his father and mother Ed and Pauline Guinn; father and mother-in-law, Henry and Ila Pickett. He is survived by: His loving wife…………… Beatrice Guinn...
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Robert Clyde Fox

October 7, 1921 - October 2, 2016

Robert Clyde Fox was born on October 7, 1921 in the Dutch Valley community. He was the son of Jemina Hoskins Fox and Joseph Benjamin Fox. He attended Donovan Elementary School and graduated from Oliver Springs High School in 1939. After high school, he worked at the hosiery mill in Greensboro, North Carolina. He came back to Tennessee and was employed at the ALCOA aluminum plant. He joined the...
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James "Jim" Owen Altum, Jr.

October 11, 1946 - October 1, 2016

JAMES OWEN "Jim" ALTUM, 69, passed away of natural causes, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at his home in Clinton, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Owen "Jack" Altum (1957) and Eunice Hux Altum (1999), by his half sister, Alma Jean Graham (2008) and his nephew, Michael Wilson (2014). Survivors include four sisters and one brother: Joan Mincey (John) of Knoxville, TN, Judy...
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Charles "Michael" Miller

May 10, 1991 - September 30, 2016

Charles "Michael" Miller, age 25, of Powell passed away suddenly September 30, 2016 after injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Michael will be forever remembered by his courageous smile and sense of humor. Michael is survived by: Mother………….. Rhonda Miller of Powell Father……………. Charles Miller of Jacksboro Brother………………. Christopher Miller of Powell ...
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Brenda Sue Bolton

April 27, 1954 - September 30, 2016

Brenda Sue Bolton, age 62 of Caryville, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Knoxville. She was born on April 27, 1954 to the late Walter and Elizabeth Phillips Taylor in Campbell County. She was a farm girl at heart who enjoyed flowers, ginsenging, camping, gardening, 4-wheeling and anything that had to do with nature. Brenda was a member of Vasper...
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Virginia Shoopman Hill

August 6, 1922 - September 30, 2016

Virginia Shoopman Hill, age 94 a lifelong resident of Anderson County died peacefully at her home into the loving arms of Jesus Christ her Lord and Savior, September 30, 2016. Virginia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, mother-in-law, and friend to all who came to know her. Virginia's joy in life was serving and caring for family, friends, and her church. Virginia was a...
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Betty Faye Cox

April 22, 1933 - September 29, 2016

Betty Faye Cox, age 83, of Clinton passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at The Waters of Clinton. Throughout her life she loved to play bingo, work crossword puzzles, and gather up the music for karaoke night at the Clinton Towers. She was born April 22, 1933 in Anderson County to the late Sil and Vida Relford. In addition to her parents Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Herschel...
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Cleta Jones

May 2, 1937 - September 29, 2016

Cleta Jones, age 79, of Dandridge formerly of Clinton passed away on September 29, 2016 at Signature Assisted Living in Jefferson City. She was a member of Clinton Second Baptist Church and was a beloved Christian, mother and grandmother. She was born May 2, 1937 in Anderson County to the late Roy and Mary Phillips. In addition to her parents Cleta is preceded in death by her husband, Lowell...
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Mitchell "Paul" Burress

September 27, 2016

Mitchell "Paul" Burress, age 76, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 27, 2016. Preacher Paul was a dedicated minister of the Word of God. He was a dynamic evangelist, missionary, and teacher. Preacher Paul spent his life serving Jesus, the One who gave His life for all. He was loved and admired by everyone who met him. Throughout his life, his desire was to not only lead people to...
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James Alva Bragg

August 22, 1951 - September 27, 2016

James Alva Bragg, age 65, of Clinton passed away on September 27, 2016 at his residence. James was born August 22, 1951 in Knoxville, Tennessee and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is preceded in death by his father, Daniel Bragg. He is survived by: Wife……………….. Joyce Bragg of Clinton Son………………… Jason Bragg of Knoxville Daughters……… Tawnya ...
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Bessie Hughes

November 2, 1924 - September 27, 2016

Bessie Hughes, age 91, of Clinton formerly of Maynardville passed away September 27, 2016 at her residence. Bessie was affectionately referred to as "GG" by her great grandchildren and those who loved her. She was born November 2, 1924 in Hampshire, England to the late Frank & Bessie Collins and was of the Anglican faith. She was recognized April of 2014 as one of the decedents of the Titanic...
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Clarence Fleischman

May 8, 1950 - September 27, 2016

Clarence Fleischman, age 66 of Clinton, TN passed away at Methodist Medical Center on Thursday, September 27, 2016. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served 14 years. Clarence was preceded in death by parents Alfred and Marjorie Fleischman and wife Susan Fleischman. He is survived by: son Dusty Fleischman of Hagerstown, Maryland, daughter Dawn Gallery and husband Mark of Hagerstown,...
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Grover Cleveland Hicks, Jr.

March 24, 1950 - September 26, 2016

Grover Cleveland Hicks Jr. went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday, September 26, 2016. He was an angel who was walking among us, and will be truly missed. He had a heart of gold and would help anyone who needed him, not for praise or fortune, but for the love of God and family. You could see Jesus in him when he smiled and when he talked. He was a very caring and loving man and he will...
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William McBryde

September 26, 2016

Mr. William Thomas McBryde, 96, of Clinton, TN, passed away peacefully on September 26, 2016. He was born in New Albany, MS, on December 2, 1919, to Thomas and Sylvia McBryde. After attending Mississippi State University and servicing in the U.S. Army for four years, William moved to Oak Ridge, TN, and then to Clinton in 1952. He was an engineer at the Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge until retiring in...
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Mary Rains

September 26, 2016

Mary Emily Rains, age 60 of Clinton, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at her residence. She was born on June 22, 1956 to the late Tommy Ray and Dorothy Jean Powers Daugherty. Mary was of the Baptist faith. She loved spending time with her sons and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brother, Dennis Ray Daugherty and sister,...
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Ronnie Taylor Stokes

April 23, 1947 - September 23, 2016

Ronnie Taylor Stokes, age 69 of Clinton, formerly of Caryville, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at the Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born on April 23, 1947 to the late Thomas and Geneva Queener Stokes in Campbell County. Ronnie was a veteran of the Army and retired from the TVA. He was a kind and caring person who enjoyed life. He also enjoyed traveling and liked to deep...
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Louie Mae Pyatt Walker

March 14, 1933 - September 22, 2016

Louie Mae "Lou" Sharp Pyatt Walker, age 83, of Heiskell, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at Parkwest Medical Center of Knoxville, Tennessee. Lou was born March 14, 1933. She was a graduate of Everett High School, Maryville, and Knoxville Business College. She was a 38-year employee of Oak Ridge National Laboratory X-10 in the Metals and Ceramics Division. Lou assisted...
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Elsie Wierzba

May 16, 1928 - September 22, 2016

Elsie Wierzba, age 88, of Andersonville passed away on September 22, 2016 at her residence. Elsie was born on May 16, 1928 in Eden, New York. The family will have a memorial service at a later date in New York. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Doris Bullock

April 22, 1927 - September 21, 2016

Doris Johns Bullock, a long time resident of Clinton, TN, passed to her heavenly home on September 21, 2016 at the home of her daughter in Gilbert, AZ. Doris was born in Englewood, New Jersey on April 22, 1927 to Edward Arthur Johns and Ruth Romme Johns. She grew up in Middlesboro, KY and was preceded in death by brothers Robert Johns and Edward Johns and sister, Jeanette Trejo. She is survived...
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Herman Reed

September 18, 2016

Herman Boyd Reed, age 88, of Maryville, TN formerly of Oak Ridge, went to heaven Sunday, September 18, 2016 to be with family and friends. He was a long time member of Deep Springs Baptist Church and short time member of Forest Hill Baptist Church. Herman was a retired painter from the engineering department at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He began working there in 1970. He was...
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Mark J. Gormley

December 25, 1959 - September 15, 2016

Mark Joseph Gormley passed away peacefully on September 15, 2016 at his home in Rocky Top (Lake City), TN. He was a much beloved husband, father, singer, song writer, guitar player, horse whisperer, sportsman, professional airplane model builder and pilot. Mark was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on December 25, 1959. Growing up in an Air Force family, he saw and experienced much of the world....
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Josephine Wallace

July 13, 1926 - September 12, 2016

Josephine Wallace, age 90, of Kingston, passed away September 12, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a member of Sugar Grove Valley Baptist Church in Harriman. Josephine worked many years at Watson's Department Store as a sales clerk. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, working in her flowers and watching the hummingbirds. She loved her family very much and will be greatly missed by all...
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Paul Edwards Reed

April 12, 1934 - September 11, 2016

Paul Edwards Reed, age 82, of Oak Ridge, TN passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016. He received his bachelor's degree at Asbury University in Kentucky and was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean Conflict. He was an avid sky diver, pilot, and golfer. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Clara Reed; sister, Hazel Riggins. He is survived by: Loving...
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Imogene Keith

January 26, 1934 - September 11, 2016

Imogene Keith, age 82, of Andersonville passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at her residence. Imogene was preceded in death by her husband, William Keith; daughter, Joyce Keith; parents, John and Goldie Murray; several brothers and sisters. She is survived by: Daughter…………….. Billie Kendrick & husband Ken of Van Alstyne, TX Son………………. Edward Keith of VaIporaiso,...
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Kelley Ilagan

January 2, 1969 - September 7, 2016

"Into Your hands, I commend my spirit." Kelley Ilagan, age 47, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. She was born in Knoxville and raised in Anderson County. She was the daughter of Eugene Elmer and Patsy Berney. Kelley is survived by her adoring husband, Edwin; her fur children; brother, Casey Berney (Michael Turner); sister –in-laws, Marie Jobson (Owen) & Leslie Adams (Jerrod);...
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Shirley Gail Martin

May 18, 1941 - September 7, 2016

S. Gail Martin of the Claxton Community passed away on September 7, 2016. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tn. She was an education activist who gave twenty-four years to the Anderson County Board of Education as well as being a devoted democrat. She is survived by her two daughters, Hope Holdaway and son-in-law Michael Holdaway,...
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Roy McClenney, Jr.

June 17, 1945 - September 5, 2016

Roy McClenney, Jr., 71 of Norris, TN passed away on September 5, 2016. Roy was born & raised in Virginia Beach, VA. He moved to Tennessee to attend college at the University of Tennessee. He was a retired postal worker. He was proceeded in death by his mother Doris. He is survived by his sons Brandon & Sean, his father Roy, his brother Paul, and many extended family members in Virginia. A...
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Virginia Boyd

July 24, 1927 - September 5, 2016

Virginia Boyd, age 89, of Clinton passed away on September 5, 2016 at her residence. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton. Friends and family will meet at Holley Gamble Funeral Home at 10:30 am, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 and go in procession to Sunset Cemetery for an 11:00 am graveside service. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. ...
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Hazel Dean Long

March 11, 1928 - September 4, 2016

Hazel Dean Long, 88, formerly from Clinton, passed away Sunday September 4, 2016 at the Solaris nursing home in Port Charlotte, FL. Hazel had been residing in Port Charlotte the past five years to be with family. She was born in the Clinton area to Arthur and Edna (Denny) Hooks on March 11, 1928. Hazel lived in Detroit, Michigan for many years where she had a productive 25 year career at US...
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Rolland "AL" Albertson

August 31, 1936 - September 2, 2016

Rolland "AL" Albertson, age 80, passed away September 2, 2016 at River Oaks Place in Loudon. He was an US Airforce veteran and worked many years at ORAU until his retirement. Rolland was a true outdoors man that enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping. Preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Velma Moore Albertson; first wife, Marge Johnston Albertson; second wife, Delores Richards Albertson...
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Jake Webster Halley

May 27, 1927 - September 1, 2016

Jake Webster Halley, age 89, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 1, 2016. He was a faithful member of Bishopville Baptist Church as long as he was able to attend. He served his country for 13 years in both World War II and the Korean War. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Edith Halley; son, Gerry Webster Halley; stepson,...
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Samuel K. White

September 20, 1962 - August 28, 2016

Rev. Samuel K. White, age 53, of Clinton, went home to be with Jesus on August 28, 2016 leaving behind his testimony of his assurance of going home , a place he always longed to be. With the Lord's guidance Sam pastored several churches and was passionate about preaching God's word right up until he reached the end of his life's journey. He was loved by so many and loved everyone, even when he...
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Larry Moss

March 10, 1946 - August 27, 2016

Larry Moss, age 70, of Clinton passed away on August 27, 2016 at Golden Living Center. The family will receive friends 1:00-2:00 pm, Tuesday at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. His graveside service will follow at the Woodhaven Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Vernon Lee Bishop

December 3, 1940 - August 25, 2016

Vernon "Lee" Bishop, Jr., age 75, of Knoxville passed away August 25, 2016 at Tennova North Medical Center. Lee was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Patricia Bishop; parents Vernon and Mildred Bishop and sister; Elnora Bishop. Survived by: Sons… Chris Bishop and wife Linda Daniel Bishop and wife Joelle Michael Bishop and wife Christine Daughter…...
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Terry "Tiny" Houck

August 14, 1959 - August 25, 2016

Terry "Tiny" Lee Houck, age 57 of Caryville, TN, passed away on August 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Knoxville, TN, on August 14, 1959. Tiny was of Baptist Faith and was a loving husband and dad. Tiny worked for the City of Rocky Top for 27 years, first as a Police Officer then as Recreation Director. Sports were Tiny's first...
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Tyrone Nealy

September 6, 1957 - August 24, 2016

Tyrone Nealy, age 58 of Powell passed away on August 24, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center. Tyrone was born September 6, 1957 in Orange County, California and was a veteran of the United States Army. The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Mary Montgomery

September 9, 1938 - August 24, 2016

Mary Montgomery, age 77, of Clinton, passed away August 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by family. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Mary was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and loved spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed shopping. She will be greatly missed. Preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Vivian Seivers; son, Ronald Edward Montgomery;...
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Barbara Richard

August 21, 2016

Barbara Darlene Richard, age 66, of Lafollette, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Tennova In-Patient Hospice Center in Knoxville. She was born on November 12, 1949 in Aurora, IL to the late Karl "Bud" and Sue Korthauer. Barbara was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed cooking, sewing and gardening. She loved spending time with her family, friends and her two special dogs, Lucy and Carly....
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Auguston Eugene Kilgore

November 9, 1936 - August 20, 2016

Auguston Eugene Kilgore went home to be with his Savior on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at Tennova North Medical Center with his family by his side. Eugene was a devoted husband; a loving, proud father, grandfather, and great-grandfather; a loving and loyal brother to six brothers and one sister; a favored uncle to many nieces and nephews; and beloved friend to many. Eugene was born in Manuel, KY...
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Samantha White

July 22, 1917 - August 19, 2016

Samantha Scott White Clinton, TN Samantha Scott White, age 99, of Clinton, TN, passed away on Friday, August 19, 2016. She was born on July 22, 1917, in Boyd County, KY. Samantha was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In her younger years, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, crocheting, playing bingo, and just being with...
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Howard "Hub" Chandler

August 6, 1936 - August 16, 2016

Howard "Hub" Franklin Chandler, age 80, of Heiskell, went to be with the Lord on August 16, 2016 at his residence surrounded by family. Howard was born on August 6, 1936 in S. Charleston, WV to the late Ira Londus and Dora Mae Perry Chandler. He was a US Navy Veteran; he loved the outdoors and woodworking. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by son, Damon Chandler; brothers,...
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John G. Dugger

November 12, 1932 - August 14, 2016

John Garner Dugger, age 83, of Briceville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 14, 2016. He was born November 12, 1932 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late Onzle S. and Cinda Wilson Dugger. John was a member of the Walden View Baptist Church, a Past Master and 32 second degree mason of the Crystal Lodge #616. He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant and then went on to...
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Charles Harness

August 15, 1934 - August 13, 2016

Rev. Charles W. "Popeye" Harness age 81 of Clinton was born on August 15th, 1934. After a hard fight with cancer he met his Lord and Savior surrounded by family on August 13, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Ruby Harness; along with his mother and father in law Gid and Mattie Golden. Charles is survived by the jewel of his life, Barbara Harness, Children: Teresa (Greg...
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William E. Roberts

August 12, 2016

William E. Roberts, age 86 of Briceville, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Golden Living Center in Clinton. He was born on August 5, 1930 to the late Flossie and John Roberts in Middlesboro, KY. He was a member of Briceville Church of God. While serving in the Army he was deployed to Germany as a Tank Mechanic. He also worked for Swisher Coal Company for thirty years. He loved...
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William Boyd Crowder

April 1, 1925 - August 11, 2016

William "Boyd" Crowder, age 91, of Clinton, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Morning Pointe Assisted Living of Clinton, Tennessee. Boyd was a life-long member of First Baptist Church of Clinton. He was a former member of the Gideon Sunday School Class; and he served on the Tellers Committee and was a Collection Taker. Boyd was an extremely active member of the...
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Zella Mae Adams

February 14, 1943 - August 7, 2016

Zella (England) Adams, a beloved mother, daughter, grandmother, and sister died on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. She was 73 and was born on February 14, 1943 to the late Hollis and Elsie England. Her biggest joy in life was being a mother and grandmother. She is survived by: Son……………….. Mark Adams & wife Carol of Powell ...
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Kenneth Irvin Manning

November 27, 1935 - August 5, 2016

Rev. Kenneth Irvin Manning, of Knoxville TN., passed from this life into his heavenly reward on August 5, 2016. He was born November 27, 1935, in Clinton, TN to George Paul and Edith Odell Dawn Manning. Kenneth was a graduate of Friendsville Quaker Academy where he was a star basketball player, a graduate of God's Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio, earning his Bachelor of Religious Education., and...
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Robert Gerald Riggs

June 23, 1930 - August 3, 2016

Robert Gerald Riggs, age 86, of Clinton, passed away on August 3, 2016 at Methodist Medical Center. He was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church, Alpha Lodge #376, F&AM, Knoxville Scottish Rite, Clinch Valley Shrine Club, Kerbela Shrine Temple and the Clinton Lodge #18, I.O.O.F. He worked in Oak Ridge at K-25 and joined the Army National Guard on August 14, 1950. He served 39 years, 10 mos...
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