Our Obituaries

Edwin "Bob" Garrett

June 19, 2017

Edwin "Bob" Garrett Jr, age 70 of Clinton passed away on June 18,2017. He was the owner of Precision Machine Tool & Die of Oak Ridge  He is preceded in death by parents: Edwin and Leila Garrett and sister Kay Garrett                                         He is survived by…  Wife Marlene Smith Garrett of Clinton Daughters…  Tammy Pace and...
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Kathleen Abel

November 3, 1944 - June 18, 2017

Kathleen Abel, of Clinton, TN passed away Sunday, June 18th after a long courageous battle with cancer. She leaves behind to mourn her passing, a wonderful man who gave her the best 37 years of her life, Husband Robert Abel Jr.; Her three loving and caring Daughters, Jamie (Steve) Stratton, Hollie Moore, and Keelie (Chip) Hooks; her grandchildren that she was so very proud of, Dr. Kasee Stratton...
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Patricia J. Duncan

June 18, 2017

Patricia Jeanne Duncan, age 60 of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Oak Ridge. After losing her husband, Patti helped others with grief counseling. She was a top Realtor in the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors before her retirement. Patti enjoyed gardening and her fish pond and was dedicated to her family. Patti is preceded in...
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John A. Stephens

August 7, 1963 - June 16, 2017

John Arlis Stephens, age 53, of Clinton, went home to be with the Lord on Friday afternoon June 16. He was preceded in death by parents Arlis Marion and Helen Nadine Heatherly Stephens. He is survived by his brother Joseph Stephens, special cousins Sue Ellen Nidiffer, Emily Russell, Kathy Jeffers Smith, aunts Maxine Stephens Jeffers, Sue Heatherly Miller, Bobbie Heatherly Kirkpatrick, uncle Evan...
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Flora Alice Gault Lewis

August 21, 1929 - June 15, 2017

Flora Alice Gault Lewis, age 87 and a native of Anderson County, Tennessee passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home with family by her side on Thursday, June 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence Alonzo Gault and Flora Ellen Byrd Gault; husband, Earl C. Lewis; sisters Helen Morris, Ruby Jean Gann, Mary Ben-Eliezer; brother C. H. Gault. She is survived by...
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Henry Alan McLaurine

June 14, 2017

Henry "Alan" McLaurine, age 71 of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at his residence. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather who loved spending time with his grandkids and family, TVA retired buddies and his Lake City High School class mates. He was on the school board at one time and volunteered with the Medford Fire Department. He was a retired TVA Assistant Unit Operation...
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Harold Brendle

August 27, 1926 - June 14, 2017

Harold Nevard Brendle, age 90, passed away Wednesday morning at home after battling a long term illness. He was born in Granite Falls, NC August 27, 1926. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. Harold belonged to First Baptist Church in Clinton for many years, where he especially enjoyed that Christian fellowship. He also loved being a part of the...
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Donald Asbury

April 12, 1939 - June 14, 2017

Donald Asbury, age 78 of Lenoir City, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born on April 12, 1939 to the late Arthur and May Fields Asbury in Campbell County. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Navy, having been stationed in San Diego, Hawaii, Okinawa, and the Philippines. Donald was a hard...
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Phyllis Harness Terry

June 7, 1932 - June 12, 2017

Phyllis Harness Terry, age 85, of Clinton, went to her heavenly home June 12, 2017. Born June 7, 1932 in Detroit, MI she was mostly raised in Buffalo Creek, TN. She was a 1951 graduate of Huntsville High School and a charter member of White Rock Baptist Church in Huntsville. Phyllis married Carnelon V. Terry, Jr. in 1951. She worked at Union Carbide as a clerk and junior lab analyst until he...
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Adrienne Godsey

June 11, 2017

Adrienne May Godsey, infant daughter of Jeremy Godsey and Savannah Sadler, was given her angel wings on June 11th,2017.Adrienne had a beautiful smile that could light up a whole room. She would wake up every morning with her daddy and watch him get ready for work with the biggest smile on her face. She would look up at her mommy like she was her whole world with the brightest blue angelic eyes....
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Larry Grant Edmonds

October 16, 1947 - June 11, 2017

Larry Grant Edmonds, age 69 of Clinton, passed away Sunday morning, June 11, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Born October 16, 1947 in Anderson County to Virgil and Ruby Edmonds, Larry worked for Y-12 and the City of Oak Ridge as a fireman for over 20 years. He was a proud Army veteran who enjoyed gathering with fellow veterans at the Anderson County monthly Veterans breakfast. His greatest joy...
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Eula Jean Rutherford

September 12, 1916 - June 9, 2017

Rutherford, Eula Jean Schubert, age 100, of Clinton, passed away at her home on June 9, 2017. Mrs. Rutherford was born in Petros, Tennessee on September 12, 1916. She was a member of one of the first families to settle in Morgan County, the daughter of the late Hugo and Della Schubert. She had been a long time resident of Clinton after her family moved here in the early thirties. She met her...
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Jeannine Genevieve Cooper

February 16, 1926 - June 8, 2017

Jeannine Genevieve Cooper, age 91 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017. Born in Paris, France to Michel and Suzanne Mermet on February 16, 1926. She attended Clinton Church of God. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vernon W. Cooper; and daughter, Connie Cooper Tipton. She is survived by her daughter, Dotty Cooper of Clinton; grandchildren, Suzanne Flatford and...
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Margaret Nell Hardin Dupee

October 21, 1942 - June 5, 2017

Margaret Hardin Dupee, age 73 of Clinton, went home to be with the lord Monday, June 5, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Nell Hardin; Husband, Rev. Lenville Dupee; Brother, Don Hardin; Sister, Carol Hardin Ayers and Grandson; Danny Dupee Jr. Margaret is survived by Sons: Perry Dupree, Randy Dupree, Danny Dupee Sr. Daughters: Becky Smith...
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Hazel Irene Long

June 2, 2017

Hazel(Irene) Long, age 90, of the Dutch Valley Community, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 2, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joe B. Long Sr., former Anderson County Road Superintendent. She was a long time member of First Dutch Valley Missionary Baptist Church. Irene enjoyed her flower gardens, her grandchildren, cooking and was known for her strawberry pies and cornbread. She was...
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Evelyn Stooksbury Longmire

June 2, 2017

Evelyn Stooksbury Longmire, age 85 of Powell formerly of Andersonville passed away peacefully at Tennova North on Friday, June 2, 2017. Evelyn was a charter member of Bearden United Methodist Church and was a current member of Powell United Methodist Church. For many years she worked at First American Bank in Norris where she later retired. Evelyn and her husband Glenn enjoyed many years of...
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June Rouse

July 9, 1925 - June 2, 2017

June Rouse, of Oak Ridge, formerly of Harlan, KY, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Morning Point Assisted Living in Clinton. She was born on July, 9, 1925 to the late Walter and Callie Creech Miniard in Harlan County, KY. She attended Pansy Baptist Church and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She retired from BellSouth Corporation. In addition to her parents she is...
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Tony Peterson

June 1, 2017

Anthony Ray Peterson passed away suddenly Thursday June 1,2017 at the age of 47. He was born in Chicago, IL but eventually made his home here in East TN. Tony graduated from Rutledge High School in 1988 and soon after that enlisted into the United States Navy, completing almost 8 years and serving on two tours in Iraq as a corpsman. Not too long after returning home Tony found his passion in...
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Gail Sue Bryant

May 2, 1947 - May 31, 2017

Mrs. Gail Sue Bryant, age 70 passed away after a brief battle with cancer Thursday, May 31, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Gladys Hansard. Survived by her husband of 53 years, Ray Bryant; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Maury Anderson; son, Tony Bryant; grandchildren, Carmen Bryant and A.J. Bryant; brother, Jerry Hansard; sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Jim...
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Ina Mae Holladay

May 30, 1928 - May 29, 2017

Ina Mae Holladay, age 88, of Oak Ridge passed away on May 29, 2017 at her residence. Ina was born May 30, 1928 in Knox County, Tennessee to the late Theodore and Sarah Ann Bailey. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, James N. Holladay. She is survived by: Children………….. Cindy Tomlin Tim Holladay Jeff Holladay & wife Chris Grandchildren.....
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Frances Humphrey

October 20, 1933 - May 29, 2017

Frances Hooks Humphrey, age 83 of Heiskell passed away on May 29, 2017 at her residence. She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Frances was born on October 20, 1933 to the late Steve and Myrtle Hooks. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her son, Gary Lynn; brothers, Clyde, Dean, WL, Twin Frank Hooks. She is survived by: Husband of 65 years……………. William (Bill)...
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Glen D. Adkins

May 27, 2017

Glen D. Adkins, age 85 of Clinton, passed away Saturday, May 27, 2017 at UT Hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. Glen completed Accounting for a bachelor's degree at the University of Tennessee, while working in the accounting department at Y-12. Glen had a strong heart for giving to those in need. He had the ability to touch young men's lives...
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Kenneth Lee Wiggins

November 29, 1936 - May 26, 2017

Kenneth Lee Wiggins, age 80 of Heiskell, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017. He was a retired auto body mechanic with Gary's Body Shop in Clinton and a veteran of the US Navy. He was a loving father and genuine friend to many. He loved his family, nature, fishing, gardening, and painting. He was a very much loved man and will be missed dearly. Preceded in death by his wife Judy Riggs Wiggins;...
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Laura Kay Baker

May 26, 2017

Laura Kay Baker, age 58 passed away May 26,2017 after a long battle with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. She is survived by sons, Scott Julian, Brad Julian; daughter, Jamie Julian-Smith; 8 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters; mother, Mary Baker Stortzum; sister, Rebecca Morris, sister, Becky Jordan. She had numerous friends. She was an artist, loved horses, dogs, and sports. She...
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Charlie Ault

October 29, 1917 - May 25, 2017

Charlie M. Ault, age 99 of Knoxville passed away at the Court Yard Senior Living on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Charlie retired from Alcoa Aluminum as a machinist and was a member of Zion Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Ault; parents, John and Mary Ault; several brothers and sisters He is survived by: Wife…………………. Mildred Ault of Knoxville ...
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Thana D. Lehman

May 17, 1933 - May 24, 2017

Thana D. Lehman, age 84, of Norris, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born on May 17, 1933 to the late Roy and Ora Smith Stair in Clinton, TN. The family will receive friends at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton on Friday, June 23, 2017 from 5-7PM with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 7:00PM. www.holleygamble.com
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Frank D. Boggs

March 11, 1936 - May 23, 2017

Frank D. Boggs of Clinton, TN was born March 11, 1936 and passed away May 23, 2017. He was the only surviving son of the late Harrison and Ora Boggs of King's Creek, KY. Of the 13 children, there is one remaining, daughter Jewel Crase of Letcher County, KY. After graduating from Whitesburg High School, he joined the U.S. Navy and traveled the world. He attended the University of Kentucky and...
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Robert Paul Longmire

August 11, 1917 - May 21, 2017

Robert "Paul" Longmire, age 99 of Knoxville formerly of Andersonville passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Paul was a lifetime resident of Andersonville. Throughout his life he loved spending time in the garden and on the farm, but most of all with his family and friends. He was a member of Andersonville United Methodist Church and Valley Masonic Lodge F&A.M. in Andersonville. Preceded in...
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Kenneth Roberts, Jr.

May 17, 2017

Kenneth Roy Roberts, Jr. age 41 of Heiskell passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He was employed with C.H. Stucco as a Journeyman Plasterer. He is survived by his parents Kenneth and Cynthia Roberts; children, K.J., Daisy, Sky, Shyla, Harley and Jennifer; and brother to whom he was known as "Brody" Jimmy Roberts and wife Kristy "Sis". The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-3...
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Larry Bailey

November 22, 1950 - May 17, 2017

Larry W. Bailey, age 66 of Andersonville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017 at Parkwest Medical Center. Mr. Bailey is preceded in death by his parents, Plez and Juanita Bailey; wife, Gail Bailey; and sons, Kenneth and Larry Bailey, Jr. Mr. Bailey is survived by his daughter; Rhonda Bailey; grandchildren, Gabriel Cross, Ashley Cross and Haley Farmer; brothers, Ricky, David, Hobert and...
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Doris Kennedy

May 14, 2017

Doris Elaine Kennedy, age 71 of Clinton, passed away on May 14, 2017. Doris was born in Highspint, KY and moved to Clinton after high school where she attended The Tennessee School of Beauty. Doris met and married Jim Kennedy in 1969 following his return from Vietnam and they moved to Tulsa, OK for a short time before turning to Clinton. She became a stay at home mom following the birth of her...
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Phyllis "Anita" Hooks Milam Baer

November 5, 1951 - May 13, 2017

Phyllis "Anita" Hooks (Milam) Baer, age 65, of Briceville (Braden Flats Community) passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Anita was born November 5, 1951, in Lake City, Tennessee, but grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. In 1980s, she and her daughter moved to the Claxton, Tennessee community. She enjoyed watching her daughter play softball...
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Clifford C. Hardie

October 21, 1943 - May 12, 2017

Clifford Hardie, age 72, of Clinton passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. Clifford was born on October 21, 1943 in Ohio and was a veteran of the United States Navy. Cliff was a former police officer with the Clinton Police Department. Cliff will be remembered for his sense of humor and love for others. Cliff is survived by a brother and a sister. He also considered...
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Virginia Miracle

May 11, 2017

Virginia A. Miracle, age 77, of Rocky Top (Beech Grove Community) passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born on June 24, 1939 to the late Isaac and Bertha Moody Aslinger in Anderson County, TN. Virginia was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church where she enjoyed helping in any way she could. She loved watching baseball and spending time...
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Mason Archer Weaver

January 6, 2017 - May 10, 2017

Mason Archer Weaver, left this earth after four months and gained his angel wings on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Mason laughed and smiled throughout his 4 months; bringing joy and happiness to everyone around him. He was loved by his family and friends and he touched them all in some small way throughout his short, yet very memorable life. Mason's life would seem too short to many, but those...
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Patricia L. Steil

September 4, 1936 - May 9, 2017

Patricia Hughes Steil went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Born in Chattanooga, TN, she lived the last 40 years in Clinton. TN. She was a loving wife and mother and will be greatly missed by family and friends. She worked many years with her husband in the insurance business and supported him faithfully in the music and youth ministry in numerous churches in Clinton and...
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Matthew Bradshaw

July 29, 1959 - May 7, 2017

Matthew W. Bradshaw age 57 of Oak Ridge, passed away May 07, 2017 in Claxton. He is survived by parents Dora Davis Gibson & Thomas H. Gibson who were longtime residents of Oak Ridge now living in Claxton. Matthew leaves his two sisters, Janette Gibson and Rhonda Gibson Miller. Two daughters Mandy Williams and Karen Bradshaw. Three granddaughters and three grandsons. Two nieces Halie and...
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Jerry Johnson

June 4, 1942 - May 7, 2017

Jerry Johnson, age 74 of Clinton passed away on May 7, 2017 at his residence. Jerry retired from Clinton Utilities Board as a journeyman lineman after 52 years of Service. He was born on June 4, 1942 in LaFollette, Tennessee. The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at 12:30 pm, Thursday at Holley...
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James Carl Comer

November 20, 1920 - May 7, 2017

James Carl Comer, age 96, of Clinton passed away on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at NHC Healthcare Center in Oak Ridge. James was a veteran of the United States Army having served his country in World War II. James is preceded in death by his parents, James and Sarah Comer. He is survived by his wife, Theresa Comer of Clinton The family will have a memorial service held at a later date. Holley Gamble...
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Mike Painter

January 14, 1955 - May 6, 2017

Mike Painter, age 62 of Clinton passed away at his residence on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Throughout out his life Mike loved fishing, hunting but most of all spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. He was born January 14, 1955 in Middletown, OH to the late Nelson and Emma Painter. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife, Janet Painter; sisters,...
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Lonas Martin

May 6, 2017

Lonas Avery Martin, age 87 of Rocky Top, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born on March 19, 1930 to the late Ed and Myrtle Martin in Anderson County. He was a member of the Crystal Lodge # 616. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, working on cars and was an avid outdoorsman. He was preceded in death by wife, Ruby Huccaby Martin; all his brothers...
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Angela Dawn Murphy

September 7, 1977 - May 5, 2017

Angela Dawn Murphy, age 39, of Rocky Top, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017. She was born on September 7, 1077 in Davidson County, TN. Angela enjoyed camping, 4 wheeling and doing anything outdoors. She is preceded in death by her mother, Marilyn Humphrey. Survived by: Sons…….. Jonathon Cody Barber and Jacob Monroe The family will have a celebration of life service held at a later date....
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Mary Lucille Hensley

August 29, 1942 - May 5, 2017

Mary Lucille Hensley, age 74, of Clinton went passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 at her residence. She was born August 29, 1942 in Sedgwick, Kansas to the late William Lowder and Ruvita Rachel (Case) Starr. Throughout her life she loved fishing, hunting, hanging out at the lake and spending time with her friends and family. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her first...
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Barbara Blackwood

May 5, 2017

Barbara L. (Curnutt) Blackwood, age 81 of Knoxville passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at her home. She was a long time member of the Sinking Springs United Methodist Church, where she had many friends. She was lovingly known as "Pokey" by her grandchildren. She was a devoted wife and loving mother. She loved her dogs, gardening, sewing, cooking, enjoyed watching Lady Vols basketball, UT football...
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Carol Wells Hutson

May 30, 1941 - May 4, 2017

Carol L. Wells Hutson, age 75 of Rocky Top, passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at her residence. She was born on May 30, 1941 to the late Rev. Tom and Minnie Davis Byrge in Campbell County. She was a member and loved attending Davis Chapel Baptist Church in Lafollette. She enjoyed singing, quilting, doing yard work, and cooking for her beloved family. In addition to her parents, she is...
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Walter Dewey Brown

October 7, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Walter Dewey Brown, age 84, of Claxton went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Walter was a member of Second Baptist Church of Clinton where he served as a Sunday School Teacher. He previously served as church organist, choir member, and Sunday School Teacher at Edgemoor Baptist Church of Claxton. Throughout his life he loved traveling, camping,...
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Lauvena "Lady Bug" Strickland

April 28, 1932 - May 3, 2017

Lauvena "Lady Bug" Strickland, age 85 of Clinton, went to Heaven and Heaven gained a sweet angel on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. She was born on April 28, 1932 to the late Robert Lee and Tilda Massengill Wyrick in Petros, TN. She enjoyed fishing, farming and working in her yard. When she was able, she took pleasure in nature walks on Red Ash Mountain. She loved her family and loved her dogs and was...
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Adrienne Hobbs

November 23, 1941 - May 3, 2017

Adrienne "Angie" Hobbs, age 75 of Clinton passed away at her residence on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Adrienne served as treasurer for the Clinton AARP for 7 years; enjoyed her time working with the Senior Citizens Senior Center at the Clinton Community Center and loved the years she helped provide and serve food to the Clinton High School Band before the high school games. She was preceded in...
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Patsy Ruth Ezell

August 13, 1946 - May 2, 2017

Patsy (Pat) Whiteaker Ezell of Norris passed away May 2, 2017 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was 70 years old. Mrs. Ezell was born in Knoxville, TN, the oldest daughter of Mildred and James Whiteaker. She attended Knox County Schools in her earlier years and graduated from Norris High School in 1964. She later attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville...
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Mary Ruth Ball

April 19, 1928 - May 1, 2017

Mary Ruth Ball, age 89, of Clinton went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 1, 2017 at Autumn Care Assisted Living. She retired as an accounting supervisor at K-25 Federal Credit Union after 22 years of service. Throughout her life she enjoyed reading books, bird watching, gardening, yard work but most of all spending time with her family. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, William...
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Edith Pansy Williams

November 28, 1925 - April 29, 2017

Edith Williams, 91, of Oak Ridge, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017. Edith was born November 28, 1925 in Coalfield to Alonso and Nora Carney East. She had been a member of Central Baptist Church for over 50 years. Edith had many interests and was very knowledgeable in the Scripture and read it daily. She loved to garden, and was known for her green thumb, as well as her excellent cooking-...
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Charline Seiber

April 29, 2017

Charline Bunch Seiber, age 80, Born in Anderson County February 17, 1937 to Buddy and Lola Phillips Bunch. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Kathy; son, Danny; brothers, Endmon, Walter, Earl, David and Wiley. She is survived by husband of 62 years, Robert; sons, Robbie and wife April, Denver and wife Rose; grandchildren, Senta Seiber, Sasha Seiber, and Stone Seiber; great grandchildren,...
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Aldeane Gill

April 28, 2017

Aldeane Gill, age 85 of Clinton, passed away at her home on April 28, 2017. She was a member of Blowing Springs Baptist church and was an avid fan of the Lady Vol's Basketball Team. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1949 and enjoyed working word search puzzles during her spare time. Aldeane retired from South Central Bell, where she had worked for over 35 years. Preceded in death by...
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Kathleen Cardwell

April 10, 1939 - April 27, 2017

Kathleen Henderson Cardwell passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2017 at the Parkwest Medical Center. She was born in Anderson County on April 10, 1939. Kathleen was one of the most loving, kindest women you could ever meet. She always told us she wanted to leave this world a kinder place by her deeds, and she succeded. Family meant everything to her. Kathleen was preceded in death by her...
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Vernon Ray Siler

July 3, 1935 - April 25, 2017

Reverend Vernon Ray Siler went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 25, 2017. He was pastor of Demory Baptist Church in Lafollette, TN for 18 years. Prior to his ministry, he had a successful career with ORNL and TVA as well as 20 years distinguished service with the United States Air Force. He is preceded in death by parents, Frank and Ida Carter Siler, father and mother-in-law, Loy...
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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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