Our Obituaries

Mildred "Millie" Miller

June 15, 1925 - April 24, 2017

Mildred "Millie" Miller died Monday, April 24, 2017 at Tennova Residential In-Patient Hospice. Mrs. Miller was born on June 15, 1925 and was the only child of the late Clara Belle Foust and Alonzo Foust. After her mother passed away when she was five years old, Mrs. Miller was raised by her stepmother, Mandy Mae Belle Foust, who continued to live with Mrs. Miller until her own death in 1999. ...
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Mary Neil Hight

April 21, 2017

Mary Neil Hight of Clinton, TN died April 21, 2017. She was born in Ripley, MS on October 30, 1924. She lived and taught school for 37 years in Chattanooga, TN and Ringgold, GA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward E. Hight; mother Zippah BoBo Gossett; father, William Gossett; brother, Jack Gossett; sisters, Jean Hutchison, Doris Lewellen and Billy Hendrix; and grandson, Chris...
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Loraine Shoopman Davis

April 21, 2017

Loraine Shoopman Davis went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 21, 2017. She was born on Windrock Mountain May 13, 1927. Loraine was a long standing member of Clinton First Baptist Church. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her family especially with her grandchildren whom she adored. Loraine was a graduate of Clinton High School and the Tennessee School of Beauty. She...
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Bruce D Hale

December 21, 1928 - April 20, 2017

Bruce D. Hale, age 88 of Knoxville passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Parkwest Medical Center. Bruce was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton and a member of First Baptist Church in Kingston. Bruce retired from Y-12 as an Engineer Technician after 32 years of service. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army. Preceded in death by wife, Dorthy Hale; parents, Everett and...
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Katherine Trammell

June 12, 1925 - April 19, 2017

Katherine Trammell, age 91 of Conyers, Georgia formerly of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital. Katherine was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Trammell; parents, Ollie and Flora Spurlock; sons, R.B. and Buddy Corbin; daughter, Jackie Chambers; brother, James Spurlock; sister, Jean Sands. She is survived by: Sons………………….....
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Manda Vowell

February 13, 1938 - April 17, 2017

Manda Vowell, age 79 of Rocky Top, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017 at the Summit View Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on February 13, 1938 to the late John and Sarah Davis Kennedy in Campbell County. She attended Guiding Star Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who was always ready to lend a helping hand. She enjoyed quilting, canning,...
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Arthur Roy McCoy

June 23, 1946 - April 17, 2017

Arthur Roy McCoy, age 70 of Andersonville passed away at his residence on Monday, April 17, 2017. Arthur played the steel guitar with the gospel group, Lighthouse Trio. Throughout his life he loved hunting, fishing, gospel, playing the guitar, but most of all spending time with his grandchildren. Arthur is preceded in death parents, Luther and Reatha McCoy; sister, Loretta McCoy; brothers,...
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Mary Anne Peagler

September 20, 1924 - April 16, 2017

Mary Anne Peagler, age 92 of Cleveland, formerly of Oak Ridge, passed away on April 16, 2017 at Life Care Center of Cleveland. She was a member of St. Stephen Episcopal Church in Oak Ridge and was a member of Tri Delta Sorority at the University of Tennessee. Mary Anne was preceded in death by her husband, John Smith Peagler; son, Ret. Lt. Col. Joseph Hegwood Peagler; parents, Horace and...
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Margaret McKamey

March 29, 1926 - April 16, 2017

Margaret McKamey, age 91, of Dalton, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Wood Dale Health Care. She was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church and a member of the Dalton Chapter of the Eastern Star. Ms. McKamey was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lee McKamey; daughter, Patricia Gail Ballard. She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Sue McKamey Scott of Sherrill's Ford, NC; two sons,...
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Karon D. Wells

July 26, 1957 - April 16, 2017

Karon D. Wells, age 59 of Clinton passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at her residence with her loving family by her side. Karon was a beautician at Ross the Boss in Powell until her health declined. Throughout her life Karon enjoyed cooking, hiking, four wheeling, and animals. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilson and Magdalene Sawyers. She is survived by: Fiance…………...
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Wilma Bailey

May 2, 1930 - April 15, 2017

Wilma Dellaphine Bailey of Clinton, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband, William F. Bailey Sr.; son, Leroy Smith; parents, Roscoe and Maude Smith; brothers, Chester and Eugene Smith; sisters, Ruth Currier and Rose Cox. Survived by; daughters, Darlene Bailey of Heiskell, Teresa Early of Clinton, Sandy Phillips of Clinton; sons, David Bailey of Clinton, William...
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Paul Ash

April 14, 2017

Paul Ash, age 86 of Caryville, TN went to be with the Lord on Good Friday, April 14, 2017 at 2:30pm after a brief illness. Paul owned Cherokee Heating and Electric Company for many years servicing LaFollette, Caryville and the Rocky Top area. He was well known for his honesty and fairness in dealing with his clients. Even after retiring the business 10 years ago he was still willing to give a...
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Tony Nolen

December 24, 1958 - April 11, 2017

Tony Nolen, age 58 of Knoxville passed away on April 11, 2017 at Ft. Sanders Regional in Knoxville. Tony was a member of Second Baptist Church and was a medical courier for Transolutions & Logistics. Throughout his life Tony was an avid book reader, loved cars and drawing. Tony is preceded in death by his father, Ronald Nolen. He is survived by: Wife………….. Angela Nolen of Clinton ...
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Bea Davis Irons

July 28, 1929 - April 10, 2017

Mrs. Bea Davis Irons of Claxton, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord April 10th, 2017. She was born on July 8th, 1929 and grew up on Coker Creek in Monroe County where she met her husband of 66 years Jim Irons. She was a devout Christian and a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church for 46 years and, a member of the 39ers. She also enjoyed the outdoors and flower gardening. She was most proud of...
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Lester Roy Coleman

February 23, 1965 - April 9, 2017

Lester Roy Coleman, age 52 of Lafollette, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at the Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born on February 23, 1965 to the late Lester and Ruth Frederick Coleman in Marion, IN. Lester was an insulation installer for Gale Insulation in Florida before he moved to Lafollette. He enjoyed watching Star Trek and playing Xbox. He will be dearly missed....
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Bettie Joe Heiskell Lawson

November 5, 1929 - April 7, 2017

Lawson, Bettie Joe (Heiskell) age 87, of Powell, born November 5, 1929, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 6 AM. Bettie was a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of Providence Church where she served many faithful years as church secretary. Bettie loved crafts and was owner and operator of Country Collections in Crossville and Emily Ann's in...
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Johnnie Sharp Braden

July 17, 1913 - April 7, 2017

Johnnie Sharp Braden, a lifelong resident of Andersonville passed away at her home at the age of 103 on April 7, 2017. Johnnie was an educator for over 44 years with the Anderson County School System. A lifelong member of Andersonville First Baptist Church since 1925 and 72 year member of OES Clinch Valley #369. Throughout her life she was a Christian women who loved her family and will be...
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Marie Broadwell

April 7, 2017

Mrs. Blanche Marie Modlin Broadwell, age 87, has passed away at her assisted living facility in Powell, TN on April 7, 2017. Marie is survived by her husband of 68 years, Wallace Perry Broadwell, her daughter, Alicia Kay Broadwell Porter (Clinton, TN), and her son, David Kimball Broadwell (Rochester, NY) as well as four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and special friend, Hope Leab. ...
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Sue Stokes Kitts

October 2, 1943 - April 6, 2017

Sue Stokes Kitts, age 73 of Lafollette, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Lafollette Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on October 2, 1943 to the late Thomas Stokes and Geneva Queener Stokes in Campbell County. She was Christian lady and a loving wife, mother and wonderful aunt. She enjoyed working with her flowers and was an animal lover, especially the birds that she fed...
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Patricia Woosley

April 6, 2017

Patricia A. Woosley was born March 14, 1960. After a long and courageous battle with cancer, she went home to her heavenly Father on April 5, 2017. She was saved at home when she was seven years old. She grew up on Perky Street in Morristown, TN. Patricia was a true servant of God. She loved her family with all of her might even down to the last breath. She worked at TVA and Martin Marietta...
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Dennis Earl Sharna

December 26, 1941 - April 5, 2017

Dennis Earl Sharna, age 75, of Andersonville passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Dennis retired from Y-12 National Security Complex as a Facilities Services Supervisor after 40 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Throughout his life he loved traveling, and had a talent for home remodeling projects. Preceded in death...
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Ronald Powell

July 11, 1944 - April 4, 2017

Ronald Levi Powell, age 72 of Clinton, passed away on April 4, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. He was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Ronald was a faithful delivery man for Merita Bread for 37 years. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by: Daughters….. Melissa Webb and James of Clinton Melinda Elliott and Jeff of Lake City ...
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Mary Sue Bunch

February 8, 1938 - April 3, 2017

Mary Sue Bunch, age 79 of Rocky Top, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the North Knoxville Medical Center. She was born on February 8, 1938 to the late Ralph Gaylor and Edith Johnson Gaylor in Anderson County. She was a member of Longfield Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, and doing word searches. She was a loving mother, mamaw, and great-grandma and will be dearly...
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Barbara Rector

May 12, 1945 - April 3, 2017

Barbara Charlene Rector of Oak Ridge passed away Monday, April 3, 2017 at her residence. She was a caregiver at Christian Appalachian Project in Mount Vernon Kentucky before her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, yard sales, spending time with her family and going to the ocean. She was preceded in death by her parents: Charles and Ruth Jennings and first husband the father of her children Hugh...
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Emily Mae Davis

July 1, 1920 - April 2, 2017

Emily Mae Bolinger Davis, of Oak Ridge and formerly of Lake City, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at NHC Nursing Home / Hospice. Emily was born on July 1, 1920 in Anderson County to the late Eli and Ina Beets Bolinger. Mrs. Davis was a Charter Member of Clear Branch Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was the 1937 Lake City High School...
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Martha "Bobbie" Parks

January 15, 1932 - April 2, 2017

Martha "Bobbie" Henegar Parks, age 85 of Clinton passed away on April 2, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. She was a member of Glory Way Baptist Church. Throughout her life she loved crafting, gardening, but most of all quilting. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph Parks; mother, Hazel Guy Lynch; father, Pete Henegar; sister, Mildred Henegar Quillen. She is survived by: Sons…………… Gary ...
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Tony L. Hale

July 21, 1935 - April 1, 2017

Tony L. Hale, age 81 of Andersonville passed away at Methodist Medical Center on April 1, 2017. He was born to Milos and Dove Hale of Union County, Tennessee on July 21, 1935. He graduated from Horace Maynard High School with a baseball scholarship to University of Tennessee. He transferred with a full scholarship in baseball to Lincoln Memorial University where he received his bachelor's...
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Doris Ann Stooksbury

October 18, 1941 - March 31, 2017

Doris Ann Stooksbury, age 75 of Andersonville, TN, peacefully passed away Friday morning, March 31, 2017 at her home. She joins her son Philip (Phil) Smiddy who passed away in 2004. Doris was preceded in death by her parents Marvin and Dorothy Davis and grandson David Spoon. She is survived by her husband Charles, Step-daughters Pam (Greg) Crawford, Diane (Avery) Johnson; step-daughters Tracie...
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Thomas "Tommy" Brooks, Sr.

March 21, 1952 - March 31, 2017

Mr. Thomas "Tommy" Allen Brooks, Sr.; age 65 of Oak Ridge, TN passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Mr. Brooks was a nurse at NHC Oak Ridge and was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Marian Brooks; sisters, Mary Ellis and Beatrice Carroll, and brothers, Sonny and Joe Brooks. Survived by his wife…. Terri Lynn Brooks of Oak Ridge  Sons….....
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Elizabeth Jane Magill, "Janie"

September 12, 1927 - March 30, 2017

Elizabeth Jane "Janie" Teno Magill, age 89 of Clinton passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Jane grew up and spent her life in Dutch Valley Tennessee. There she was a lifelong member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church where she played the piano and served as administrator for many years. She retired from the Department of Human Service in Anderson County after 30...
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Ronald Joe Richards

May 19, 1956 - March 28, 2017

Ronald Joe Richards unexpectedly passed away on March 28, 2017 at the age of 60. Joe was born on May 19, 1956 in Buchannan, MO to Orval C. Richards, Jr. and Mary Ella (Robertson) Richards. Upon graduation from Carrollton High School in 1975 he immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving four years and then ten years in the U.S. Navy Reserve. In 1979, he moved to Tennessee where he raised...
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Garry Kreis

January 19, 1948 - March 27, 2017

Garry "Coach" Kreis, age 69 of Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 27, 2017 after a courageous yearlong battle with cancer. Garry was preceded in death by his beloved mom and dad, Bill and June Kreis; his precious son, Mark; by several aunts and uncles; and by many friends and loved ones. He is survived by loving brothers, Bill Kreis and his wife Brenda of Farragut...
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James Mohrman

March 5, 1930 - March 26, 2017

James A. Mohrman, born March 5, 1930 of the late John W. and Ruth Zimmerman Mohrman of Fulton, IL, died March 26, 2017. Attended one year at St. Ambrose College, Davenport, IA.; B.A. degree from Missouri Valley College, Marshall, MO. Served U.S. Army two years post Korean War; received bachelor of Divinity McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Il.; former pastor of Canyon & Rock Forge...
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Justin William Taylor

February 18, 1984 - March 26, 2017

Justin Taylor, age 33 of Clinton passed away on March 26, 2017 at his residence. Justin graduated from Clinton High School in 2002. Throughout his life he loved listening and playing music and playing playstation 4. He is survived by: Parents………. William and Beata Taylor of Clinton Sister………….. Melissa Taylor of Johnson City Nephews….. Kalvin Fisher of Jefferson City ...
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Doris M. Earl

December 17, 1955 - March 26, 2017

Doris Mae Earl, age 61 of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born on December 17, 1955 to the late Lelton Franklin and Doris Rose Phillips Williams in Chicago, IL. She worked as an LPN for Methodist Medical Center for over 21 years. She was a loving mother, nana, sister and friend. Her friends spoke of how kind and caring she was...
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Steve McAfee

October 1, 1941 - March 26, 2017

Steve D. McAfee, age 75 of Andersonville passed away on March 26, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Knoxville. Steve was born October 1, 1941 to the late Roy and Gladys McAfee and was a veteran of the United States Army. Steve was survived by his wife Glenna McAfee of Andersonville. The family will have a memorial service at a later date and will be announced later by Holley Gamble Funeral...
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Matthew Hill

June 7, 1979 - March 26, 2017

Matthew Hill, age 37 of Lenoir City, formerly of Clinton went home to be with his heavenly father on March 26, 2017. Matt graduated from Clinton High School in 1997. Throughout his life he loved listening to music and watching his nephew "Little Matt" (Matt Ramsey) play professional baseball, but most of his time was spent with his son, Riley. He had a heart of gold and loved everyone around...
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Edsel L. Weaver

October 24, 1922 - March 23, 2017

Edsel L. Weaver, age 94 of Heiskell passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his residence. Edsel was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army Air Corp and served his country in World War II. He owned and operated Weaver's Auto Parts in Clinton. Throughout his life he loved to fish, work on cars, and was a man who loved life! Preceded in death by his wife...
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Floy Wells, Jr.

September 5, 1931 - March 23, 2017

Mr. Floy A. Wells, Jr, age 85 of Clinton passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017. Mr. Wells was a retired supervisor with Union Carbide at Y-12. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a 60 year member and past master of the Andersonville Valley Lodge # 383 and 32nd degree Scottish Rite. Preceded in death by his parents, Floy A. Sr. and Flora Bridges Wells; sister, Billie Morris. ...
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Thelma Bradshaw Phillips

March 6, 1924 - March 20, 2017

Thelma Bradshaw Phillips, age 93 of Andersonville went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 20, 2017. She was born on March 6, 1924 in Coal Creek, TN. She was preceded in death by parents, David and Louisa Bradshaw; infant brothers, David, James, and Franklin; sister, Shirley Bradshaw; father and mother-in-law, Horace and Sarah Phillips; brother and sister-in-law's, Virgil and Lula Rogers, Bill...
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Harlan Davis Whitehead

September 9, 1922 - March 20, 2017

Harlan Davis Whitehead, age 94 of Clinton passed away on March 20, 2017 at Park West Medical Center. He was the son of Raymond H. and Marion E. Whitehead and was born September 9, 1922 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He graduated from Edward F. Searles High School in 1940 and was a member of the orchestra and marching band. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1944 where he...
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Jesse Shatto

April 11, 1938 - March 17, 2017

Jesse Shatto, age 78 of Clinton passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Tennova Hospice in Halls. Throughout his life Jesse loved cooking and listening to country music. Jesse was a member of Main Street Baptist in Rocky Top. He worked at Methodist Medical Center in the environmental department where he touched many lives. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and United States...
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Jeanette "Jeane" Harmon

August 31, 1963 - March 14, 2017

Jeanette "Jeane" Harmon, age 53 of Clinton passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Park West Medical Center. Throughout her life Jeane enjoyed quilting, cooking, studying genealogy with her sister, Jennifer but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. Jeane was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Harness She is survived by: Loving husband............. Richard Harmon of Clinton ...
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Theresa "Terry" Shelton

December 18, 1952 - March 13, 2017

Teresa (Terry) Shelton of Norris passed away at her home on March 13, 2017. Terry was so much - a contagious laugh, a fireball, a bear hug, a noisy bossy neighbor, an athlete, and a loving trusting accepting soul. As a young rambunctious little girl Terry was all over Norris on her bicycle or her on her stilts, usually with her boom box blaring. She attended school at Daniel Arthur...
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Robert "Rusty" Scarboro

June 6, 1956 - March 12, 2017

Robert "Rusty" Russell Scarboro, age 60 of Clinton passed away on March 12, 2017. Rusty was born June 6, 1956 in Southern Pines, North Carolina to the late C.A. and Frances Scarboro. He is survived by: Sister………………… Gail Hunt & husband Les of Clinton Brothers……………. Allen Scarboro & his partner Mohamed ElGed Istanbul, Turkey Jeff Scarboro & wife Terrie of Towanda,...
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Barbara Ann Gallion

April 6, 1947 - March 12, 2017

Barbara Ann Gallion, age 69, of Clinton passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. Barbara was a member of Farmers Grove Baptist Church and retired from St. Mary's Hospital as a ward clerk. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Elinore Gallion; brothers, Charles E. and David H. Gallion; sisters, Mildred L. Gallion and Mary Helen Gallion. She is survived by: ...
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Tony Miller

November 22, 1960 - March 11, 2017

Tony Miller, age 56 of Knoxville passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Willowridge Care & Rehab Center in Maynardville. Tony along with his family owned and operated Weather Tamer and he was the installation manager for 30 years. Throughout his life he loved fishing, NASCAR, family vacations to the beach, and listening to classic rock music and fast cars. Preceded in death by his parents,...
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Brandon Fraker

March 10, 2017

Brandon Fraker, age 34, of Clinton, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017. He was born in Oak Ridge, TN on August 13, 1982 to Kenny Fraker and Patty Nelson Curtis. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and uncle. He was an all around good guy and a friend to many. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Brandon is preceded in death by, his grandparents, James Carl and Tillie...
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Roberta Williams

May 3, 1950 - March 10, 2017

Roberta Williams, age 66 of Rocky Top passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 at her residence. Roberta attended 1st Baptist Church in Powell and was born May 3, 1950 in Minnesota. She is survived by: Husband……………….. Clerden Williams of Rocky Top Brother……………… George Buchan & wife Karen Sister-in-law………. Sarah Owsley & husband John of Oak Ridge Brother-in...
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Mary Ruth Owens

May 9, 1937 - March 8, 2017

Mary Ruth Owens, age 79 of Heiskell passed away on March 8, 2017 at her residence. Mary was born May 9, 1937 in Everetts, KY to the late Robert & Octavia Lane. The family has chosen to honor Mary's wishes and there will be no services. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Francis "Frank" Iaroli

November 5, 1916 - March 6, 2017

Francis "Frank" Iaroli, age 100 of Clinton passed away on March 6, 2017 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living. Frank was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Frank enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1942 and served as a Chief Petty Officer on board the U.S.S. Ontonagon, AOG-36, during the World War II, and most of his time he spent in the Pacific, transporting and supplying fuel and supplies to...
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Virginia Brooks Crow

August 16, 1924 - March 4, 2017

Virginia Brooks Crow August 16, 1924-March 4, 2017 Virginia Brooks Crow, age 92, of Clinton, TN, went to be with the Lord on March 4, 2017. She was born at home in Anderson County to the late Charlie and Margaret Brooks. She grew up on the family farm where along with her brothers and sisters had many chores. She attended Fairview Elementary School, Norris High School and Knoxville...
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Randy Leon Duncan

October 23, 1961 - March 4, 2017

Randy Leon Duncan, age 55 of Clinton, passed away peacefully at his home on March 4, 2017. He was a member of Gospel Baptist Church and employee of Carlisle Tire and Wheel. He was a former fire fighter with the Clinton Fire Department and was an avid Go Cart racer and loved bowling, all Vol sports, NASCAR and the Dallas Cowboys. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leon and Lou Duncan and...
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Gene Caldwell

March 14, 1932 - March 4, 2017

DR. GENE CALDWELL Retired pediatrician, former state representative Dr. Gene Caldwell, beloved pediatrician who often said he was the luckiest guy in the world, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at NHC of Oak Ridge from congestive heart failure. He would have turned 85 in 10 days. He had suffered a cardiac arrest more than a year ago while visiting family in Colorado. His daughter Debbie...
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Virginia Crow

August 16, 1924 - March 4, 2017

Virginia Brooks Crow, age 92 of Clinton passed away Saturday, March 04, 2017 at NHC of Oak Ridge. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 12:00 Noon till 2:00 pm. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel. Interment will follow at Norris Memorial Gardens. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Homer Ronald Hutson

November 24, 1941 - March 3, 2017

Homer R. Hutson, age 75 of Rocky Top passed away on March 3, 2017 at his residence. Throughout his life he loved coaching softball and was an avid Lady Vols fan. Preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Mamie Hutson; His Twin Sister: Lois Magaline Sister: Betty Rose Brothers: Bill Hutson (Ruth) Buck Hutson( Betty) Bobby Hutson (Thelma) Dugan Hutson (Cathrine) Ray Hutson ...
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Kenneth Wytiaz

February 14, 1956 - March 2, 2017

Ken Wytiaz, 61, of Clinton Tennessee passed away peacefully in his home during the morning, Thursday, March 2nd.  He will be greatly missed by those who knew him, but may they find comfort knowing he died where he wanted, surrounded by people who loved him.  Ken was a loving husband and father who put family first, yet managed a successful career in rock mining.  Second only to his family,...
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Mildred Brock

February 5, 1938 - March 2, 2017

Mildred Brock, age 79 of Jacksboro, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at her residence. She was born on February 5, 1938 to the late Fred Sr. and Bonnie Harness Long in Anderson County. She loved her dogs, flowers, reading, and working puzzles. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Jessie Moore

March 2, 2017

Mr. Jessie Moore, age 86 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Summit View of Rocky Top. He was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. Preceded in death by  Parents: Joseph and Elizabeth Currier Moore Wife: Doris Moore Brothers: Goldman, Avon, Joe, and Granville Moore   Survived by: Son: Jeff Moore (Robin Robinett) of Clinton Daughter:  Judy (Lyle) Craig of Knoxville ...
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Wanda Hill

February 28, 2017

Wanda A. Hill, entered eternal peace on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at Methodist Memorial Hospital in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Wanda was born on October 6, 1934, daughter of the late William and Anna Mae Lee. She attended Clinton High in Clinton, Tennessee. She married the late Charles H. Hill, Sr. in May 1950. Wanda was a kind soul. She selflessly cared for her son, following his car accident,...
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Francis "Woody" Underwood

August 10, 1935 - February 28, 2017

Francis C. "Woody" Underwood, age 81 of Jacksboro, passed away on February 28, 2017 at his residence. He was born on August 10, 1935 to the late George Lee and Lissie Elizabeth Thompson Underwood in Anderson County, TN. Woody was an entrepreneur who had his hand in many endeavors. He was a man of boundless energy and optimism. Woody was an experienced timberman, and owned and operated sawmills...
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Helen Melton Webber

August 2, 1922 - February 28, 2017

Helen Melton Webber, age 94, died peacefully at home February 28, 2017. A hard worker her entire life, she possessed a steadiness and strength of character that made her the family rock. She was always looking out for and taking care of others. She had an easy going manner, loved to laugh and was often quick with a witty remark for family and friends. She was employed by the Manhattan...
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James "Jim" Elkins

May 28, 1935 - February 25, 2017

James "Jim" Elkins, age 81 of Andersonville, passed away on, Friday, February 25, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May 28, 1935 to the late Robert and Mossie Allred Elkins in Anderson County. He was a member of Hillvale Baptist Church. He was a truck driver for Anderson County Highway Department for 42 years. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by wife, Anna Lee Henderson...
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Clifford "Chip" Rowland

April 27, 1955 - February 23, 2017

Clifford Michael Rowland, better known to his family, friends, and colleagues as Chip, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017 after a brief illness. He was born April 27, 1955 to Dorothy Ramsey Rowland and the late Benjamin Gordon Rowland in Knoxville, TN. Chip is survived by his wife of 27 years, Rita Reesor Rowland, mother Dot Rowland, brothers Greg Rowland (Jennifer Carpenter) and Jeff...
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Stella Wheeler

August 27, 1927 - February 23, 2017

Stella J. Wheeler, 89, passed away peacefully with family on Feb. 23, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center. She was born on Aug. 27, 1927, in Gainesboro, Tenn., to Ida Spurlock and Clay Jones, who preceded her in death. Her beloved husband, Marion Wheeler, also preceded her in death. She was a Clinton, Tenn., resident, and a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church. She worked for many...
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Charles Tindell

November 23, 1929 - February 21, 2017

Charles C. Tindell, age 87, of Clinton passed away on February 21, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. Charles was a member of Blowing Springs Missionary Baptist Church and retired from TVA as a grounds man. Throughout out his life he loved driving his tractor and working on his farm. He is preceded in death by his wife, Katie Tindell, parents, Nathan and Bertha Tindell; sister, Edna Beth White,...
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Dorman Scarbrough

June 11, 1947 - February 20, 2017

Dorman Scarbrough, age 69 of Clinton passed away on February 20, 2017. He was born June 11, 1947 to the late Sawyer and Mary Grace Scarbrough. Dorman was a veteran of the United States Air Force and was a K-9 handler/trainer with the United States Air Force. After leaving the Air Force he helped start the K-9 officer program in Anderson County and also was the first K-9 officer in Anderson...
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Linda Goins

November 23, 1962 - February 18, 2017

Linda Goins, age 54 of Clinton passed away on February 18, 2017 at her residence. Linda was born November 23, 1962 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Linda's family will have a graveside service 11:00 am, Tuesday at Grandview Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Douglas "Doug" Gose

February 17, 1946 - February 16, 2017

Douglas "Doug" Gose, age 70 of Knoxville passed away on February 17, 2017 a few hours short of his 71st birthday at his residence. Douglas retired from Y-12 as a Pipe Fitter and was a member of Dante Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Lonzo and Trula Gose He is survived by: His loving wife………….. Patsy Gose Children………………….. Nicole Gose & fiancé Evan...
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Alma "Ruth" Gregory

February 15, 2017

Alma "Ruth" Gregory, age 68, went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was a loving wife, a mother of one but nanny to many. She was loved by so many and we will never forget the memories that we made as a family. Survived by, her husband of 51 years, Lonnie Wayne Gregory, daughter and son-in-law, Robin and John Hatmaker, granddaughter, Allison Hatmaker, grandson, Alex...
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Kathleen Sharp

February 14, 2017

Kathleen Sharp, age 89, of Andersonville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Physician's Regional Medical Center. She was born in Harlan, KY on February 10, 1928 to the late Joseph and Luella Brown Hooks. Kathleen was a member of the First Baptist Church in Andersonville. She was devoted to her family and loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kathleen...
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Sally Spears Stair

May 26, 1938 - February 11, 2017

Sally Spears Stair, age 78 of Clinton was reunited with her sweet son, husband, and mother on Saturday, February 11, 2017. She retired from Briarcliff Healthcare Center as an LPN in 2014. Sally found the Joy in all things, and she walked through life without judgement. The warmth that existed within her heart was powerful enough to cure all the worlds of hurt and her quilting could cover the...
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Paul Lewis West

February 11, 2017

Paul Lewis West, age 67, of Clinton passed away on February 11, 2017 at Summit View of Rocky Top. He was born September 17, 1949 in Campbell County, Tennessee to the late Melvin and Evelyn West. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Noble West and a sister, Wanda West. He is survived by: Wife…………………. Rhonda West of Clinton Sons………………….. Jonathan West & wife...
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Margaret Davis

February 11, 2017

Margaret Spessard Davis, born July 31, 1927, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Margaret and her husband, Charlie, owned and operated Clinton Food Market on Market Street in Clinton in the mid 1950's until they closed the store in 1969 when Charlie's health declined. In spring of 1979, Margaret began working at Modine Manufacturing Plant until her retirement in 1992. She...
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Samantha Hembree Taylor

February 9, 2017

Samantha Hembree Taylor, age 29, of Vasper, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 17, 1987 in Oak Ridge, TN to Johnnie and Sandra Tindell Hembree. Samantha loved spending time with her family especially her husband of 9 years and children. She will be dearly missed. She is preceded in death by, Grandfathers, Mart Hembree and Billy Tindell, Cousin,...
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Charles Duane Rhyne

February 8, 2017

Charles Duane Rhyne, age 65, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Duane was born on January 12, 1952 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Miles and Violet Bittle Rhyne. He was a member of the First Wesleyan Church of Clinton, Tennessee. He worked for Vinylex Corporation for 35 years as a Controller. In addition to his parents,...
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Michael Denver Shell

May 16, 1948 - February 7, 2017

Michael Denver Shell, age 68 of Andersonville passed away on February 7, 2017 at his residence. Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Haskiel and Elizabeth Shell. The 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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James "Randy" Clear

September 26, 1949 - February 6, 2017

James "Randy" Clear, age 67 of Clinton passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017. Randy retired from Y-12/Martin Marietta as a Pipe Fitter after 30 plus years of service. He was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church and was born September 26, 1949 to the late Henry and Lydia Clear. He is survived by: Sister………………….. Bonnie "Henrietta" Adkins of Andersonville Nephews……………...
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James "Jim" Fellers

February 2, 1948 - February 5, 2017

James "Jim" Eugene Fellers, age 69, died peacefully February 5, 2017 at his home. He was born February 2, 1948 in Knoxville, TN to the late Eugene Howard Fellers and Martha Alice Fellers. Jim graduated from Clinton High School in 1967. Attended Cumberland University and received a BA degree in history. He worked at Lockheed Martin from 1975-1999. He married Linda Case in 1983. They...
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Kathleen Todd

May 3, 1949 - February 2, 2017

Kathleen Todd, age 67 of Clinton, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at her residence. She was born on May 3, 1949 to Lewis and Edith Phillips in Anderson County, TN. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She loved going fishing with her family and friends and will be dearly missed. Family and friends will meet at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Monday, February 6, 2017 from 1...
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Margaret Darnell

May 22, 1924 - January 30, 2017

Margaret Moore Darnell, age 92, of Clinton departed this life on January 30, 2017. She was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church. She worked with Anderson County schools for 14 years. She loved her church, visiting with sick and shut-ins, reading, working puzzles of all types, and sewing in earlier years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Frank Darnell; her son, Gregory...
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Hope Hewitt

October 30, 1920 - January 28, 2017

Hope Hewitt, age 96 of Clinton passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Madisonville Health and Rehab Center. Hope was a chemical operator at K-25 in Oak Ridge for approximately 26 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Hewitt and parents, James & Delia Hewitt. He is survived by: Daughter……………… Jane Hope Coffey & husband John of Naples, FL ...
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William Darrell Taylor

June 2, 1958 - January 27, 2017

William Darrell Taylor, age 58 of Oak Ridge went home to be with the Lord January 27, 2017 after a long time battle with cancer. He was an Army veteran and had a love for Nascar and Fishing. He is preceded in death by his mother, Billy Gleo Taylor; father, Dealis Taylor; brother, Carl Taylor; sisters, Bobbie Duncan, Lois Hooke, Tammy Taylor; daughter, Crystal Taylor; son, Steven Darrell...
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Terry Smith

March 19, 1957 - January 26, 2017

Terry Smith, age 59 of Andersonville passed away on January 26, 2017 at North Knoxville Medical Center. Terry was born March 19, 1957 in Anderson County to the late Auther and Celia Smith. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. He is survived by: Brother………….. Theodore "Teddy" Smith of Andersonville His graveside service will be 11...
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Joanne Zody

October 21, 1946 - January 24, 2017

Longtime Clinton resident Jo Anne Johnston Zody passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at the age of 70. She had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer in late August. Born in Nashville on October 21, 1946, she was the oldest child of Jesse and Eva Harmon Johnston. The family moved to Knoxville when she was a child, and she graduated from Powell High School. When Jo Anne was a...
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Cloyd William Combs

July 21, 1933 - January 23, 2017

Cloyd William Combs, age 83 of Clinton, TN passed away Monday, January 23, 2017 at Tennova North Hospital, Powell TN. He was born at Three Mile Creek outside of Elkview, WV on July 21, 1933 to the late Herbert Leroy Combs and Nellie Minnear Combs. He was one of eight children. He graduated from the Elkview High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married to...
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Bennie Elbert Hartley

December 25, 1954 - January 23, 2017

Bennie Elbert Hartley, age 62 of Rocky Top went home to be with his heavenly father on Monday, January 23, 2017. Bennie was born December 25, 1954 to the late Clarence and Pauline Hartley. Throughout his life Bennie loved playing the guitar, fishing, crafts, masonry work, but most of all spending time with his family and friends. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his...
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Fay Spurlock

November 30, 1953 - January 22, 2017

Fay Spurlock, age 63, of Clinton, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born in Licking County, Ohio on November 30, 1953 to the late Ernest and Frances Shuman Kindred. Fay loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, Fay is preceded in death by her...
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John Willard Rhyne

August 15, 1928 - January 20, 2017

John Willard Rhyne, age 88, passed away on January 20th, 2017at home in Port Orange, FL (formerly of Clinton, TN) after a long illness. He was born on August 15, 1928 in Clinton, TN and was preceded in death by his brother Jack Rhyne, parents Frank and Alice Rhyne and his loving wife of 60 years Jean Cooper Rhyne. Children – G. Rhyne (Trudy), Greg Rhyne (Vickie), Cynthia Rhyne Pike (David)...
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Elwin "E.L." Miller

November 4, 1926 - January 20, 2017

Elwin Leroy Miller, age 90 of Clinton passed away on January 20, 2017. Elwin was born November 4, 1926 in Wichita, Kansas to the late Ray and Mildred Miller. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his brothers, Ronald and Gerald Miller; sister, Billie Jean Blue. He is survived by: Loving wife of 71 years……….. Joyce Miller of Clinton ...
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Johnny Ledford

June 24, 1942 - January 19, 2017

Johnny Ledford, age 74 of Norris passed away January 19, 2017 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. Johnny was born June 24, 1942 in Cherokee, North Carolina to the late J.D. and Lillian Ledford. Johnny worked for Delta Air Lines as an aircraft mechanic/supervisor and was a veteran of the United States Army. Johnny is survived by: Loving wife of 53 years………… Brenda Ledford ...
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Marylee Cloyd Stuart

December 15, 1930 - January 19, 2017

Marylee Cloyd Stuart, age 86 of Clinton began her final journey on January 19, 2017. Born in Idaho in 1930, she was the youngest child of Winfred and Cora Baskette Cloyd. In addition to her husband of 68 years, Rev. Alexander M. Stuart, she is survived by son, David Stuart (Sarah) and grandchildren Adriana and Rebecca, of Oak Ridge; and by son, Stephen Stuart of Clinton. She is also survived by...
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Billie Jean Wilson

September 23, 1928 - January 17, 2017

Billie Jean Wilson, age 88 of Clinton passed away on January 17, 2017 at her residence. Billie retired as a hairdresser in Oak Ridge and was a member of the Elks Lodge and Daughters of the Nile (Shriners). She attended New Beginning Baptist Church in Caryville, Tennessee. Throughout her life she loved bowling in Oak Ridge with her friends and traveling. Billie is preceded in death by her...
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Mart Hembree

May 6, 1936 - January 16, 2017

Mart Hembree, age 80 of the Vasper community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 16, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on May 6, 1936 to the late Hurstle and Zelma Hutchinson Hembree in Campbell County. He was a member of the Vasper Baptist Church. Mart enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing and was an avid outdoors man. He loved spending time with his family...
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Jaynetta Neely

November 25, 1956 - January 15, 2017

Jaynetta Neely, 60, left this earthly world during a very full chapter of life and following a bold battle against cancer. She was born in Clinton, Tennessee, lived in Florida, and returned to Tennessee, marrying her high school sweetheart, Kenny Neely, 43 years ago. Kenny and Jaynetta's four daughters and two sons, their greatest legacy, are: April Neely McGlothin (Chris), Angie Neely Titus ...
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Patricia Ann Henle

April 29, 1933 - January 14, 2017

Patricia Ann Henle, age 83 of Atlanta, Georgia passed away on January 14, 2017 at Atlanta Medical Center. Patricia was born April 29, 1933 to the late Maurice and Anne Henle. Patricia's family will have a graveside service 2:00 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2017 at Norris Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. holleygamble.com
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Jamey Louis Bullock

January 13, 1958 - January 12, 2017

Jamey Louis Bullock, age 58 of Clinton passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Jamey worked at Briarcliff Nursing Home as a CNA and was born January 13, 1958 in Oak Ridge, TN. He is survived by: Daughter………… Amanda Bullock of Clinton Son………………… Jonathan Bullock of Clinton Grandchildren.. Alexis, Ava, Liam, and Jada Mother……….....
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Anthony Keith Ward, II

August 28, 1982 - January 11, 2017

Anthony Keith Ward II passed away unexpectedly due to an unknown medical condition on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. A 2001 graduate of Clinton High School, Anthony went on to study at the Tennessee School of Beauty, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He was an employee with Specialized Medical Services in Knoxville, TN. Anthony's selflessness...
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Eddie A. Riggs

April 4, 1952 - January 10, 2017

Eddie A. Riggs, age 64 of Heiskell passed away on January 10, 2017. Eddie was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and was born April 4, 1952 to the late Henry and Azilee Riggs. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Jean Russell. He is survived by: Loving wife of 44 years… Linda Riggs Sons…………………….. Joseph & wife Kristie Riggs ...
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Larry D. Lawrence, Sr.

January 25, 1943 - January 8, 2017

Larry Dwight Lawrence Sr., age 73 of Clinton, formerly of Fortville, IN passed away at Methodist Medical Center on Sunday, January 8, 2017.  Larry enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing and was an avid outdoors man.  He graduated from Lawrence Central High School and went on to retire from Western Electric Company where he was a pipe fitter. In his free time he loved painting and writing poetry...
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