Our Obituaries

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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Ray Russell

February 3, 1932 - January 6, 2017

Ray Russell, age 84 of Clinton passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 at his residence. Ray was a member of Blowing Springs Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Army and Marine Corp. He retired from the City of Clinton in 1993 as the Clinton Fire Chief. After his retirement he enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time on Norris Lake, traveling with his wife, and spending time with...
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Brandon Lynn Byrd

October 29, 1989 - January 5, 2017

Brandon Lynn Byrd, age 27 of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on January 5, 2017, in Huntsville, TX. He was a beloved son, brother and father. Preceded in death by grandparents, Ada Townsend and Jack Hunley; and uncle, David Floyd. Brandon is survived by: Parents….. Kimberly and Jack Byrd Only sister….. Hope (Jonathan) Skilles Children….. Ayden Byrd and Bralen Byrd Grandmother….....
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William "Bill" Walker

November 9, 1931 - January 5, 2017

William A. "Bill" Walker, age 85 of Knoxville a wonderful husband, father and brother passed away at his home on January 5, 2017. He retired from Oak Ridge X-10 after 31 years and again from DeRoyal in Powell after 26 years. Bill was a veteran of the United States Army and was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mayme Walker. He is survived by: Loving wife of 61 years……………...
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Martha Burris

May 5, 1929 - January 5, 2017

Martha Burris, age 87 of Clinton passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at The Waters of Clinton. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Burris; parents, Melton and Jane Byrge; sister, Frankie Bunch. She is survived by: Daughters…………. Betty & husband David Mings of Clinton Otella & husband Carl Seeber of Clinton ...
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Bethany Woods

April 30, 1973 - January 4, 2017

Bethany Jill Woods, age 43 of Heiskell departed this life peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at her residence. Throughout her life Bethany loved to sing but most of all spending time with her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Floyd & Ann Lay of Kingston. Bethany accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 12. She is survived by: Her devoted and loving...
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Dorothy Dean Wolfenbarger Williams Gray

July 7, 1925 - January 4, 2017

Dorothy Dean Wolfenbarger Williams Gray, age 91 of Heiskell entered the Gates of Heaven on January 4, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Bill & Myrt Wolfenbarger; several brothers and sisters and one grandson. She is survived by: Sons……………………… Gary Williams & wife Barbara of Heiskell Burl Williams & wife Brenda of Heiskell Sister……………………. Bernice &...
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Mary Carter

October 6, 1925 - January 4, 2017

Mary Carter, age 91 of Clinton passed away on January 4, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center. Mary retired from Acres Moving & Storage as a packer. Preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius Carter; parents, Samuel and Hattie Overton; sons, Leonard, Raymond "Curley", and Ronnie; brothers, Lee and John Overton; sisters, Myrtle Phillips, Nellie Minga, and Minette Foster. She is survived by: ...
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Dennis Seeber

October 6, 1936 - January 3, 2017

Dennis Seeber, age 80 of Clinton passed away on January 3, 2017 at West Hills Health and Rehab. Dennis was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church and retired from Clinton Utilities Board as a dispatcher after 40 years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Preceded in death by his parents, Sherman Fletcher and Gladys Seeber. He is survived by: Loving wife………….....
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Megan Miranda Carter

June 19, 1987 - January 2, 2017

Megan Miranda Carter, age 29 of Clinton began her new life with Jesus on January 2, 2017 and was welcomed home by her grandfather, Joe Thompson. Megan was a special child of God who loved her family and friends. She was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church and worked for Norris Dam State Park as an account clerk. Megan was a graduate of Christian Outreach Academy where she graduated...
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Raymond "Rambo" Lee Smith

June 2, 1947 - December 30, 2016

Raymond "Rambo" Lee Smith, age 69 of Clinton went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 30, 2016. Raymond was a member of Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Arvie Smith; sisters, Flossie McKamey and Bonnie Woods; brothers, Johnny and Carl Smith; loving companion, Alma Faye Whalen. He is survived by: Daughter…………. Rae Lyne Sharp &...
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Elmer "Red" Wilshire

July 8, 1946 - December 30, 2016

Elmer "Red" Eugene Wilshire, age 70 of Clinton went home to be with is heavenly father on Friday, December 30, 2016. Elmer retired from Anderson County Parks as a Park Ranger. Throughout his life he loved farming, woodworking, and anything to do with farm animals. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Alice Wilshire; infant brother, Robert Wilshire, Jr. He is survived by: ...
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Brenda Ellen Elkins

October 19, 1951 - December 30, 2016

Brenda Ellen Elkins, age 65, of Clinton passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at her residence. Brenda was born October 19, 1951 in Paducah, Kentucky to the late Joe and Anna Boldry. She retired from SAIC as an administrative assistant. The love of her life was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her...
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Elmer Ray Rhyne

January 26, 1932 - December 28, 2016

Elmer Ray Rhyne, age 84 of Knoxville passed away on December 28, 2016 at his residence. Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Paula Rhyne; parents, Herman and Johnnie Rhyne; sister, Nancy Rhyne; brothers, Ralph, Danny and Glenn Rhyne; grandchild, Rachael Rhyne. He is survived by: Sons……………… Eric Rhyne of Erwin, TN Edman Rhyne & wife Deborah of Knoxville Grandchildren....
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Clara Crowder

May 12, 1923 - December 28, 2016

Clara Crowder, age 93 of Clinton passed away on December 28, 2016 at her residence. Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lewis Crowder, and parents. She is survived by: Children…………….. Patricia Diggs of Clinton Dude Crowder of Shelbyville The family will have a memorial service at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all...
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Barbara Ann Carroll

May 1, 1917 - December 26, 2016

Barbara Ann Carroll, age 99 of Somerset, KY, formerly of Clinton, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2016 at Somerset Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on May 1, 1917 to the late William and Ida Foust Carden in Anderson County. She enjoyed traveling and quilting. She was also a long time member of Willowbrook Baptist Church in Rocky Top. Barbara is preceded in death by, husband, James...
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Kenneth Deane Turnbough

August 5, 1941 - December 24, 2016

Kenneth Deane Turnbough (age 75) passed peacefully into heaven on December 24, 2016 in Andersonville, TN after a lingering illness. Kenneth was born August 5, 1941 in Boone Co., Hallsville, MO. He was married to Mary Elizabeth (Hair) Turnbough. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Kenneth Lee (Karen) Turnbough of Schereville, IN; Bruce Alan (Sherri) Turnbough of Lawrence,...
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Joe Morris

December 21, 2016

Joe Waymer Morris, age 87 of Powell, TN went to be with Jesus Christ on December 21, 2016. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by first wife, Elizabeth Harbin Morris Survived by wife June Morris Sons, Steve, Stan and Blake Daughters, Lisa Jenkins and Judy Rader Step-daughters, Brenda Carswell and Kim Lawless 16 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren The...
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Mary . Pyatt Potter Crowder

June 7, 1933 - December 13, 2016

Mary Louise Pyatt Potter Crowder, age 83, of Clinton passed away on December 13, 2016, after a brief illness. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton. Mary was born in Robertsville, a pre-WWII community taken by the federal government in the wartime establishment of the city of Oak Ridge. This action forced the relocation of Mary's family, who chose Clinton as the place to begin life...
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Lee Roy Copeland

May 8, 1924 - December 12, 2016

Lee Roy Copeland, 92 of Oliver Springs went home to be with the Lord on December 12. He was born in Sparta in White County, Tennessee in 1924. Mr. Copeland was employed at the Y-12 plant and retired from the U.S. post office, both in Oak Ridge. He was last employed by Premier Cleaning in Oak Ridge. He graduated from White County High School and attended Tennessee Tech University and The...
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Mary Lou Green

December 12, 2016

Mary Lou Green, age 76, of Briceville, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born in Harlan County, KY on September 2, 1940 to the late Clarence Elmer and Alberta Bray Bullock. Mary was a member of the Laurel Grove Baptist Church. She was a dietician at the Windwood Nursing Home for over 25 years. Mary was a loving wife, mother and...
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Paul Lynn Webber

June 1, 1939 - December 11, 2016

Paul Lynn Webber age 77, of Clinton passed away on December 11, 2016 at his residence. Paul was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Heiskell and retired from Sears as a Service Technician after 30 years of service. Everyone who knew Paul loved him for his sense of humor and his positive outlook on life. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Rene Webber; grandson, Chucky Dodson. ...
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James Ralph Carden

August 21, 1926 - December 10, 2016

James Ralph (Jim) Carden of Oak Ridge passed away on December 10, 2016. He was born in Knoxville in 1926 and graduated from Rule High School. Before moving to Oak Ridge in the 1980's he had lived in Hickory Valley and Norris. After serving during World War II, Jim was employed by Union Carbide until retirement. For much of his adult life, Jim was a champion bowler with many trophies in his...
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Cleo Duncan

May 13, 1923 - December 10, 2016

Cleo Duncan age 93 of Clinton went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday morning December 10, 2016. She received Christ at the age of 13 and was a lifelong member of Deep Springs Baptist Church. She loved to sing and started singing at an early age. Along with her mother and sisters they started the group, The Duncan Trio. She sang with the Sweats Quartet and attended...
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Dan H. Flinchem

April 5, 1928 - December 9, 2016

Dan H. Flinchem, age 88 of Powell passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016 at Tennova Hospice. Dan was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church and retired from Y-12 as a supervisor. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served his country in the World War II. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Lena Flinchem. He is survived by: Loving wife of 66 years………….....
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Jeffery Emery

December 8, 2016

Jeffery Emery , age 34 of Clinton passed away on Thursday, December 8 , 2016 at Methodist Medical Center. He is survived by: Mother….. Suzanne Shepard of Clinton The family will have a private service at a later date. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. Holleygamble.com
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Marsha Jean Warner

February 14, 1951 - December 7, 2016

Marsha Jean Warner, age 65 of Sparta, formerly of Lake City, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her residence. She was born on February 14, 1951 to James and Ruth Wilson Lindsay in Briceville. She was a member of Rocky Top Worship Center. She enjoyed her job as an LPN at Methodist Medical Center for more than 30 years. Marsha loved shopping, travelling, riding motorcycles, and going...
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Johnny "Lead Nickel" Hawkins

June 30, 1956 - December 7, 2016

Johnny "Lead Nickel" Hawkins, age 60 of Briceville, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at his residence. He was born on June 30, 1956 to the late Alma Jean and Carl "Muncie" Edward Hawkins in Anderson County. He attended Willowbrook Baptist Church and enjoyed hearing Pastor Roger Leach preach. He also loved reading his Bible. His hobbies included four-wheeling, coon hunting, and his CB...
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Vivian McCoy

April 17, 1921 - December 4, 2016

Vivian Lorraine McCoy, 95, formerly of Grayson, KY, most currently of Clinton, TN, went to be with our Lord on the morning of December 4th, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents, Ray Woods and Lula Houck Woods, her loving husband of 60 years, Verne Joseph Harold McCoy, brothers, Earl Woods, Ralph Woods, and Roy Woods, and sister, Maggie Woods Thompson. She is survived by her son, Dr....
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Gary Michael Williams

November 11, 1955 - December 3, 2016

Gary Michael Williams, age 61, of Powell passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2016 at his residence. Gary retired from Lakeshore Mental Health Facility. He was a member of South Clinton Baptist Church and graduated from Clinton High School in 1974. He is preceded in death by his parents, Bobby Lee and Joanne Williams. He is survived by: Sisters………………. Debbie Koch & husband Bill...
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Margaret L. Jennings

October 6, 1932 - December 2, 2016

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

December 1, 2016

Beverly Jean Parks, age 68 of Heiskell, died Thursday Dec.1, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Edward Parks and Virginia Lee Parks of Sperry, OK, brother Howard Lee Parks of Tulsa, OK and brother Daniel Edward Parks of St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Beverly was an avid bowler, loving mother and grandmother. She always kept her Cherokee Indian...
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Martha Ann Foust

August 29, 1933 - December 1, 2016

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

March 19, 1955 - November 27, 2016

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

May 31, 1955 - November 25, 2016

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

July 13, 1932 - November 25, 2016

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

January 10, 1940 - November 24, 2016

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

August 4, 1949 - November 22, 2016

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

March 11, 1952 - November 22, 2016

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

June 6, 1961 - November 21, 2016

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

November 23, 1946 - November 21, 2016

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

September 9, 1941 - November 19, 2016

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

May 16, 1933 - November 18, 2016

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

November 18, 2016

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

June 28, 1928 - November 16, 2016

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

January 29, 1923 - November 14, 2016

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

January 4, 1979 - November 13, 2016

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

May 24, 1952 - November 13, 2016

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

November 12, 2016

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

June 8, 1984 - November 11, 2016

Sterling Jeffery Carroll II age 32, born June 8, 1984 at Methodist Medical Center Oak Ridge. He was a 2002 graduate of Clinton High School. A wonderful loving and giving young man passed away November 11, 2016. Preceded in death by Ace J (Tom) Carroll Sr. and Evelyn Beatriss (Beatle) Brooks Carroll paternal grandparents. He is survived by: Father…. Sterling Jeffery Carroll Sr. ...
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Mildred Culver

November 11, 2016

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

November 10, 2016

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

November 10, 2016

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

November 6, 2016

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

November 5, 2016 - November 5, 2016

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

November 26, 1988 - November 4, 2016

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

November 7, 1961 - November 4, 2016

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

November 4, 2016

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

November 3, 2016

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

September 21, 1960 - November 3, 2016

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

May 15, 1948 - October 31, 2016

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

December 26, 1966 - October 28, 2016

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

March 29, 1955 - October 28, 2016

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

March 15, 1946 - October 25, 2016

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