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From: "Carol Gigante " <>
Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News-Sentinel Obituaries March 13, 2007
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2007 18:54:27 GMT



ADAMS, THOMAS V. - age 63, went home to the Father on Saturday, March
10, 2007 at his home after a 2 year battle with cancer. Tom was proudly
an Eagle Scout and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by:
his parents, Mildred and Sidney Adams of Camden, TN and sister, Carolyn
Bond of Knoxville. He is survived by: his wife, Kylah Church Adams;
loving children, Jennifer Doubleday of Knoxville and "Dub" Doubleday
and wife, Alison of Bloomington, IN. A celebration of his life will be
held 6:00 p.m. Wednesday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. Please
come with your fondest memories to share with all those who loved him.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Mission of Hope, 3408
Henson Rd., Knoxville, TN 37921. Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Mann
Heritage Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com.

AKERS, EDWARD "Pee-Wee THURMAN - age 71 of Harriman, passed away
Monday, March 12, 2007 at the Roane Medical Center. Brown Funeral Home,
Kingston, (865) 376-0050 is in charge of arrangements.

ALLEN, DOROTHY PURKEY - age 90, died at her Halls residence on March
11, 2007. She was a member of Corryton Baptist Church. Preceded in
death by: husband, Moore Allen; sons, Donald and David Allen; grandson,
Darryl Allen; father and mother, George Albert and Rachel Purkey;
several brothers and sisters. Survived by: daughter, Ann King and
husband Jim of Halls; son, D.A. and wife Gerry of Oak Ridge;
daughters-in-law, Vickie Allen and Elizabeth Copeland of Corryton;
sisters, Edna Warren of Morristown and Margaret Wright, Coral Gables,
Florida; brother, Jack Purkey of Jefferson City; a host of
grandchildren and great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service is 8 pm Tuesday at Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel
with Dr. Rocky Ramsey and Dr. Damon Patterson officiating. Family and
friends will meet at the funeral home at 10 am Wednesday and proceed to
Eastview Memorial Gardens for an interment service at 11 am.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to: Corryton Baptist Church building fund, 7615 Foster Road,
Corryton, TN 37721. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 pm Tuesday at
Mynatt Funeral Home Halls Chapel. www.mynattfh.com.

BIGBY, CALVIN LAWRENCE - of Knoxville, age 72 entered eternal rest on
Thursday, March 8, 2007 at NHC Fort Sanders after a brief illness.
Preceded in death by: mother, Bessie Bigby Hollmon; step father, Hubert
Hollmon; grandparents, George and Susie Bigby; graduate of Austin High
School class of 1953; attended Tuskegee Institute and later enlisted in
the United States Army; an active member of Mount Calvary Baptist
Church and a retiree of Florida Steel. He will be remembered by: his
loving and devoted wife, Alma Ruth Bigby; cousins, Alma Woodard, Sadie
Bigby, Mozel Roper, Barbara Frye, Helen Hutchinson, Theresa Morgan,
Jean Harper, Frederick Morgan, the Jones and Moore Families and devoted
cousins, Richard and Blenza Davis; devoted sister-in-law, Mary F.
Wright; nephews, Troy Etheridge and Cordell L. Wright III; aunt, Della
Minor; a host of other relatives and friends to include, devoted
friends, Darryl Sharp, Sam Jackson, James Mose Russell and Tommy
Lattimore. Family will receive friends Wednesday, March 14, 2007,
11:30-12:00 noon funeral service, 12:00 noon, Mount Calvary Baptist
Church, Rev. Leroy Franklin, officiating. Interment, Tennessee State
Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.

DICKEY, CATHERINE COBB - age 84 of Harriman, passed away Monday March
12, 2007 at Life Care of Morgan County. She was a member of Weslyn
Methodist Church in Rockwood. She is preceded in death by: her husband
W. L. Dickey, Jr.; mother & father, Mae & Robert Cobb; brothers, J.W.
Cobb, Robert Cobb, Kenneth Cobb; sister, Edwina Cobb. Survivors: son &
daughter-in-law, Barney P. & Phyllis J. Dickey of Coalfield; grandsons,
Keith W.& wife Tammy Dickey of Nashville, Gregory L. Cox of Harriman,
E. Quinton Cox of Oliver Springs; great grandchildren, Kelsi Dickey,
Jarred Dickey, Ethan Cox. Funeral 8:00 pm Wednesday at Kyker Funeral
Home Chapel, Harriman, Rev. Robert Lower and Rev. James Foster
officiating. Interment 11:00 am Thursday in Oak Grove Cemetery. Family
will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home,
Harriman. www.kykerfuneralhome.com.

FINLEY, PAUL H. - a service of Celebration of Life will be held in the
chapel of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, 9132 Kingston Pike on
Thursday March 15, 2007 at 2:30 p.m.

FLEEMAN, CHARLES N. - age 71 of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, March
10, 2007 at St. Mary's Residential Hospice. He was a member of Mount
Carmel Baptist Church and retired from Tucker Steel. Preceded in death
by: son, Charles Fleeman Jr.; father, James Clifford Fleeman; brothers,
Tim and Jimmy Fleeman and Byron Alexander; granddaughter, Emily Davis.
Survivors: wife, Bettie Fleeman; sons, Thomas Fleeman Sr. and wife
Tina, William David Fleeman and wife Christi; daughter, Elizabeth Davis
and husband Paul; mother, Pansey Alexander; brothers, Richard Fleeman
and wife Lilly, John Alexander and wife Sandy; sister, Emma Jean Merk
and husband Howard; grandchildren, Thomas Fleeman Jr., Amanda and Cory
Fleeman, Kayla Reed, Michael and Maranda Davis. Family and friends will
meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bridges Funeral Home and proceed to Highland
Memorial Cemetery for the interment at 11 a.m. with Military Honors by
East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers: Thomas Fleeman Jr.,
Paul Davis, Hopper Alexander, Brad Whitt, Allen Blankenship.
Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike 523-4999.

GRAGG, CHRISTOPHER REED "CHRIS" - age 43 of Little Chuckey Road,
Midway, TN, died Sunday, March 11, 2007 at U. T. Medical Center in
Knoxville from complications of a stroke. Survivors include his: wife,
Pam Grimes Gragg; sons, Joseph and Isaac Gragg; mother, Sylvia Gragg;
one sister, Pennie Armstrong; two brothers, Timothy Gragg and Paul
Gragg; grandmother, Ruthie Setzer; mother-in-law, Mrs. Addison (Annie)
Grimes; former sister-in-law, Patricia Gragg; three nieces and three
nephews; several special aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services
will be held at 7:00 p. m. Wednesday at Bibles Chapel Baptist Church.
Committal services will be held at 11:00 a. m. Thursday at Bibles
Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p. m.
Tuesday at Rose Hill Funeral Home and from 6-7 p. m. Wednesday at
Bibles Chapel Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to the family at:
www.rosehillfuneralhome.com.

HALL, JAMIE L. KING - age 61 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday March 11,
2007 at U.T. Hospital. Member of the Baptist faith, retired from
Shoney's with 35 years service. Preceded in death by: father, James
Edward King; mother, Helen Louise King; brothers, Mike and Scotty King.
Survivors: husband, Jim King; daughter, Dawn Laxton and husband Hugh;
sons, Jeffrey Todd Bell and Timmy King; step-son, Kevin Hall;
grandchildren, Timothy Arden, Tashea, Tyshanna and Lakyn Bell; step
grandchildren, Gavin, Mayia, Lorden and Roman Alexander Hall; sister,
Monna Gail and devoted brother-in-law Glenn Maples; brother, Roy Ernest
King; nephews, Dale Maples and Chris King; nieces, Tanika Maples and
Keisha Lawson. Family and friends will meet at Roseberry Cemetery at
10:45 a.m. Wednesday for graveside services at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Alan
Smith officiating. Pallbearers: Kenny Cruze, Ronnie Coffman, John Paul
Jones, Kale McFee, Joey Trido and Tom Griffen. In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to: Rose Mortuary, c/o the Hall Family. The
family will receive friends 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary
Broadway Chapel. www.rosemortuary.com.

JOHNSON, PEGGY SHAVER - age 61 of Knoxville, formerly of Roane and
Hamblen Counties, passed away suddenly Saturday morning, March 10, 2007
at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. Peggy was of the Baptist Faith.
She was retired from UT-Battelle (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) after
30 years of service. She was an avid gardener, loved photography,
knitting and travel. Peggy was preceded in death by: mother, Billie
Young Shaver Stepp; father, Reford B. Shaver; brother, W. H. Shaver;
nephew, Joseph Reford Shaver; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Paul and
Nellie Johnson; brothers-in-law, Joe C. Johnson and Bill Burton.
Survivors: loving husband of 43 years, Curt (Buddy) Johnson; sister,
Betty Jo Shaver of Morristown; sister-in-law, Bobbie Shaver Snowden and
husband Gene of Morristown; sister-in-law, Jean Burton of Hixson;
several special nieces and nephews, great and great great nieces and
nephews; life long special friends, Johnny and Linda Creech of Lilburn,
GA. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the
Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to follow at 8
p.m with Rev. Terry Bunch officiating. Family and friends will gather
at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the East Tennessee State Veteran's Cemetery
for graveside services. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915
Kingston Pike is serving the Johnson family. www.clickfuneralhome.com.

KOONTZ, WILLIAM "BILL" - age 69 of Knoxville, passed away 9:22 p.m.
Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Norris Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
Mr. Koontz was of the Baptist faith and retired from Flav-O-Rich
Dairies with over 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by his
wife, Joyce Koontz; and parents, Willis and Mary Brewer Koontz.
Survivors: daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Scott Vogt; son and
daughter-in-law, David and Melody Koontz; son, Jeff Koontz;
grandchildren, Autum Koontz, Trevor and Courtney Koontz, and Alexis
Vogt; sister, Ruth Ann Barbrey all of Knoxville; several nieces and
nephews. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at Stevens
Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. The
family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stevens
Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. Mr. Koontz's guest book is
also available at: www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.

KREIS, JUNE E. - age 82 a resident of Oliver Springs went home to be
with the Lord and her loved ones surrounded by her loving family
Monday, March 12, 2007 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. Mrs.
Kreis was born February 14, 1925 in Hagan, Virginia. She and her late
husband, William E. Kreis moved to Oliver Springs in 1942. She was a
loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her hobbies included
loving her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cooking, gardening
and listening to Gospel Music. Before her retirement she was employed
as a sales clerk for twenty-five years at Proffitts. She was also a
member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: her
husband, William E. Kreis; parents, Thomas and Josephine Lee Ely;
sisters, Myrtle Henderson, Tina Norwood, Betty Walsh, Dorothy House and
by three brothers, Rufus, Gene and Glen Ely. Survivors: sons, William
E. Kreis Jr. and wife Brenda of Knoxville, Ronnie Kreis and wife Connie
of Oliver Springs, Gary Kreis of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Lisa
Loos and husband Jeff of Johnson City, Lori Dunfee of Norcross, GA,
Andrew Kreis and wife Pat of Clinton, Matthew Kreis of Las Angeles, CA,
Mark Kreis of Knoxville; great grandchildren, Cameron, Brandon, Ryan,
Allie, Annaclaire and Brady Daniel Loos; brothers, Rev. Milford Ely of
Chattanooga, Tommy Ely and wife Pat of Loveland, CO; sister, Gladys
Fitzgerald of Richmond, VA; special friends, Dot Griffith, Marcella
Finch, Peggy Jones, Bobbie and Calvin Davis. The family will receive
friends Tuesday, March 13, 2007 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm
at Sharp Funeral Home. Graveside services and burial with will be held
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 11:00 am with Rev. Will Gouge and Brian
Stivers officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial
contributions be made to: Central Baptist Media Ministries, 130
Providence Road, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830; Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church,
115 Old Hen Valley Road, Oliver Springs, Tennessee 37840; Coalfield
Jacket Foundation, in C/O of Coalfield High School, Coalfield,
Tennessee. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

LANGFORD, HOMER E. - of Maryville, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2007
at Colonial Hills Healthcare Center. He was a member of Laurel Bank
Baptist Church. He retired from ALCOA after 42 years of service.
Preceded in death by: wife of 67 years, Mary Elizabeth Hammontree
Langford; parents, Joseph Langford and Flora Carver Langford Long;
sisters, Ruby Breeden and Betty Jo Henry. Survivors include: daughter
and son-in-law, Wanda & Leon Robinson of Chattanooga; sons and
daughters-in-law, Paul & Delores Langford of Knoxville and Don & Beth
Langford of Chattanooga; son, Wayne Langford and friend Suzette Irwin,
as well as her children, Chase, Justin, and Elizabeth Stott all of
Maryville; grandchildren, Ronnie & Terry Robinson, Cindy Foster of
Chattanooga, Scott & Mike Langford, Missy Turner of Knoxville, Tony
Langford of Chattanooga, Tim Langford of New Orleans, Addie Langford
Hawkins of Maryville; 12 great grandchildren; brother and
sister-in-law, Ted and Margaret Langford; sisters, Marie Thomas and
Jane Williams; brother-in-law, Ted Henry. He is also survived by:
several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to extend a special
"Thank You" to Colonial Hills staff and Blount Memorial Hospice.
Funeral service will be at 7:30 pm. Wednesday, March 14, 2007 in the
Trinity Chapel of Smith Mortuary with Dr. George W. Gilbert
officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 10:00 am., Thursday,
March 15, 2007 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for the interment. Family
will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 pm. Wednesday at Smith
Mortuary. 983-1000. www.smithmortuary.com.

MAXWELL, JAMES ERSKINE, SR. - age 87 of Knoxville went home to be with
the Lord on Saturday, March 10, 2007 at 6:45 am. Charter member of New
Fellowship Baptist Church, served on the Deacon board, member of Adult
Sunday School Class. Retired from Consolidated Freightways, served in
World War II in the 85th Infantry as a Sharpshooter, received the
Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medals and 3
Battle Stars, was a member of the Teamsters 519, he loved the game of
baseball. Jim was a loving husband, father and grandfather and great
grandfather. Preceded in death by son, James Maxwell, Jr. (Jimmy), of
Knoxville; parents Rankin & Buna Maxwell; sister, Maude Moses; Sue
Plemmons, Alma Hunt Maxwell; brothers, Wilford, Earl (Gube) & Rudd
Maxwell, all of Madisonville; father & mother-in-law, Robert & Lula
Maxwell. Survived by his wife of 63 Years Ruby (Polly) Maxwell;
daughter & husband, Paulette & Wayne Lay; son & wife, Jeff & Claudia
Maxwell; granddaughters & husbands, Stephanie & Hayne Steed, Jackie &
Johnny Raley, Tabithia & Chuck England, III; grandsons, Daniel & Alex
Maxwell; great grandchildren, Savannah & Sierra Steed, Jordon Boling &
Tanner Raley, Mandi Beth, Chandler & McKenzie England; special friend
like a granddaughter, Abby Armstrong, special friend like a daughter,
Wanda England all of Knoxville; sisters, Bonnie Gentry & husband Marcus
of Madisonville; brother, Sam Maxwell of Englewood; sister-in-law,
Johnnie Mae Haddock of Chattanooga; brother-in-law, Charles Inscore,
Virginia Beach; several nieces & nephews. Funeral service 8:00 pm
Tuesday at New Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Lay & Chuck
England officiating. Family and friends will meet at Stevens Mortuary
at 11:15 am on Wednesday to go in procession to Greenwood Cemetery for
a 12 noon graveside service and interment. Pallbearers will be Hayne
Steed, Chuck England, Johnny Raley, Daniel Maxwell, Alex Maxwell, Brent
Carver, Buddy Carver & John Ridenour. East Tennessee Veteran Honor
Guard will present full military honors. The family will receive
friends from 6:30-8 pm at New Fellowship Baptist Church, 4624 Nora
Road; church is 1/2 block on right past family home on Greenway Drive.
Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Ave. at North Broadway is serving the family
of Mr. Maxwell. Mr. Maxwell's guest book is also available online at:
www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.

NIPPER, REV. JAMES FRANKLIN "CHUCK" - age 50 of Corryton, passed away
on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Baptist Hospital. He was a member of Grace
Full Gospel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Edward
and Marjorie Nipper; sister, Priscilla Morgan. Survivors include: his
wife Sherry Nipper; sons, Billy Nipper and wife Autumn, and James
Nipper and wife Angela; grandchildren, Kateleigh, Alexander, and James;
sister, Norma Pate; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law, Billy
Earl Robertson Jr. and wife Yvonne, Phillip Charles Robertson and wife
Mary, and Stephen Leroy Robertson and wife Sherry; and his
father-in-law, Billy Robertson Sr., and special friends, Mike and Kathy
Miller. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00pm Tuesday at
Grace Full Gospel Baptist Church, 144 Ashley Lane, Corryton. The
funeral service will be held 8:00pm Wednesday at Grace Full Gospel
Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Jolly, Mike Miller and Andy Lynn
officiating. Graveside services will be 11:00am Thursday at Lynnhurst
Cemetery. Arrangements made by Lynnhurst-Greenwood Chapel of Berry
Funeral Home, 2300 W. Adair Dr. www.lynnhurstchapel.com.

O'NEAL, WILLIAM SIDNEY "SOULFUL"- of Knoxville, departed this life,
March 8, 2007 at his home. Preceded in death by mother, Alzonia O'Neal;
father, Alonzo O'Neal; brother, Ray O'Neal. Survivors, wife, Vernita
Bullard O'Neal; daughters, Sinneshia, Shaolin, Sloane "Niecy"; Jarvis
(Angel), Caleb O'Neal, Rushia Cooper; son, Roger (LaRosia) Carrington;
sisters, JoAnne Winton, Deborah O'Neal; brothers, Howard E., Aubrey and
Samuel O'Neal; 10 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; devoted
mother-in-law, Mary Jean Bullard; devoted friends, Darlene Howard and
Mary Beauchaine; other relatives and many friends. Family will receive
friends, 1:00-1:30 p.m., Tuesday at Jarnigan's Chapel; funeral service,
1:00 p.m., Rev. Dr. Eric L. Leake, officiating. Interment Crestview
Cemetery. Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.

OVERTON, MARIAN ELIZABETH COOPER - age 46 of Heiskell, passed away
suddenly Sunday, March 11, 2007 at her home. She was a special
education assistant teacher at Copper Ridge Elementary and Karns
Elementary School for 20 plus years. Marian was a member of Bishopville
Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by: her grandparents, Kaley
and Ruth Cooper; James L. Sr. and Lily Young; father-in-law and
mother-in-law, Sam and Theada Overton. She is survived by: husband of
29 years, John B. "Benny" Overton of Heiskell; daughter, Bridgett &
husband David Johnson of Oak Ridge; son, Clinton Overton of Heiskell;
parents, R.E. "Weary" & Samy Cooper of Heiskell; brother, James A.
Cooper of Knoxville; brothers-in-law, Mark Overton of Heiskell, Earl
Overton of Clinton; sister-in-law, Rebecca Chapman of Seattle, WA;
special friend, Bibi Burnette of Norris; aunts & uncles, James L. Jr. &
Merelyn Young of Heiskell, Andrea Hendren of Heiskell, Clay & Tama
Young of Knoxville, Junior & Janet Wampler of Powell; several loving
cousins; special children at Copper Ridge and Karns Elementary School.
The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2007
at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services following in the
chapel with Rev. Harold Ogle, Rev. Jack Anderson and Brother Jeff Earl
officiating. Her burial will be 11:00 am, Wednesday at Bishopville
Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be
made to: Copper Ridge Elementary School, c/o Special Education Dept.,
2502 E. Brushy Valley Road, Powell, TN 37849. Holley-Gamble Funeral
Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

PALMER, MR. RICHARD EUGENE - age 42 of Maynardville, passed away Sunday
afternoon, March 11, 2007. He was preceded in death by: his sister,
Kathy Nelson; brother, Charlie Palmer. Survived by: his loving and
devoted wife, Janice Palmer; son and daughter-in-law, Kenny and Kate
Carter; daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer Collins and Kevin Thurman;
and daughter, Ashley Collins; grandson, Skylar Collins "Papaw's Little
Buddy"; and a grandchild to be; mother, Goldie Palmer; brother and
sister-in-law, Bobby and Joy Nelson; sisters, Donna Stiner and Faye
Manning; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5
to 7 p.m. Tuesday with memorial services to follow at 7 p.m., Ailor
Chapel, Rev. Herbert Jones officiating. Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville.
Our Obituary Line is: 865-992-1114.

POLLARD, L. C. - age 89, passed away March 11, 2007 at home. He was a
WWII veteran of the Navy. He was employed by ALCOA for 30 years. Long
time member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church, serving as head
usher for many years. With his love for God and church he was
influential in many people becoming part of Bookwalter UMC. He will
always be remembered for his hugs. Preceded in death by: his parents,
Lige and Dicie Pollard; wife of 54 years, Inez Pollard; sister, Ruth
Henderson and stepson, Stanley Poynter. Survivors: wife of 12 years,
Mary Pollard; stepson, Stanley Poynter, Lake City; stepdaughter, Brenda
Poynter; sister and brother-in-law, Billie and Charles Baker, Powell;
grandchildren, Chris and Elise Poynter, Knoxville, Kevin and Kelly,
Tampa FL, Scott Poynter Orlando FL, Stacy and husband Dr. Mike
Mysinger, Knoxville, Ronald and Linda Poynter, Lafollette and Derek
Poynter, Lake City; great grandchildren, Clark and Cole Poynter, Ella
Mysinger, Knoxville and Shayla Poynter, Lafollette; nieces, Karen
Bayless, Powell and Janice Reed, Stuttgart AR and nephew, Rudy
Henderson, Knoxville; devoted caregiver, Carol Holloway. Funeral
service 8 pm Tuesday Bookwalter United Methodist Church, Rev. Mike Hull
and Dr. David Lord officiating. Family and friends will meet 1:45 pm
Wednesday at Bookwalter Cemetery for graveside service at 2 pm. In lieu
of flowers, memorials may be made to: Bookwalter United Methodist
Church, Children's Department. Family will receive friends 6 to 8 pm
Tuesday at Bookwalter United Methodist Church. Announcement by Mynatt
Funeral Home, Fountain City. www.mynattfh.com.

POWELL, SEAN AUSTIN MAACKS JACKS (SPEEDY) - age 18 of Knoxville, passed
away Saturday, March 10, 2007. He will be sadly miss by his family and
friends. He is preceded in death by: beloved grandmother, Rosalee
Powell; grandfather, Eulous Powell and grandfather; Edgar (Bill)
Ingram. He is survived by: mother, Scarlett Powell; father; Jack
Powell; birth mother, Debra Flynn; sister, Jessica Jacks; brothers,
Robert Powell, Joey Jacks and John Horton; beloved grandmother, Ginny
Ingram; several aunts, uncles and cousins. A funeral service will be
held in the Chapel of Highland Memorial Funeral Home (Bearden) on
Thursday, March 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Lee Wallace
officiating. The Committal Service will follow in Highland Memorial
Cemetery. Highland Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations (Bearden)
588-0567, is honored to be serving the Powell family. Mr. Powell's
guestbook may be signed at: www.highlandmemorialparks.com.

PRESLEY, ROXIE V. - age 87 of Clinton, formerly of Lake City, passed
away on Saturday, March 10, 2007 at the Golden Living Health Care
Center in Clinton. She was a member of the Guiding Star Baptist Church.
Roxie worked at Imperial Reading and Lambs Inn. She was born March 30,
1919 to the late William and Ida Jane Foust Carden. Roxie is also
preceded in death by: son, Billy M. Cox; sisters, Ruby Reed and Bessie
McCoy; brother, Zelmer Carden. Survivors: son, Victor "Tommy" Cox,
Clinton; daughter-in-law, Nancy Cox, Indiana; grandchildren, Freddie
and wife Cathy Cox, Indiana; Kathie and husband Wayman Wayne, Indiana;
Helen and husband Pete Corralez, Indiana; Mary and Mike Hubbard,
Indiana; Carol Konopasek, Indiana; sisters, Beulah Young, Lake City;
Melda Sharp, Lake City; Barbara Carroll, Clinton; brother, Condy "Pete"
Carden, Lake City; special friends, Edie McCoy, Lake City; Libby
Owsley, Lake City; six great grandchildren and host of other relatives
and friends. Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at
Hatmaker Funeral Home. Funeral Service: 8:00 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2007
at Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.
Interment: 11:00 am Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at the Foust Cemetery in
Lake City, TN. Hatmaker Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of these
arrangements.

QUEENER, BOBBY A. - age 76 of Powell, formerly of Jacksboro, passed
away Monday, March 12, 2007 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville.
Member of Powell United Methodist Church. Veteran of U.S. Air Force.
Attended East TN State University. Mr. Queener owned and operated
Queener Furniture Co. in LaFollette during the 1950's and 1960's. He
retired as an insurance agent. Preceded in death by parents: William D.
and Dola Bartley Queener. Survivors: wife, Dollie Crutchfield Queener,
Powell; daughter, Robin Queener Spradlen & husband Gary, Knoxville,
Eline Queener Shipe & husband, Donnie, Blaine; sons, Bill Queener &
wife Jackie, Morristown; Bobby L. Queener & wife, Marty, Murfreesboro;
grandchildren, William Jacob Queener, Jennifer Queener Williams, Amy
Spradlen, Karen Delaine Russell, Shane Medley, Meredith, Meraleigh, and
Meleah Queener; great grandchildren, Rock Russell and Hayden Queener;
special aunt, Ola Bartley Wood, Jacksboro; special friends, Nancy
Shelton, Dan Altshular and Ray Thomas. Funeral service 8 p.m. Wednesday
Cross Chapel. Interment 11 a.m. Thursday, Jacksboro Cemetery with
Military Honors by Campbell County Honor Guard. Pallbearers: Jake
Queener, Shane Medley, Chance Spradlen, Doug Russell, John Williams and
Jason Cottrell. Honorary Pallbearers: Bill Poston, Kelly Horner, Arlis
Chapman, Andy Anderson and Mel Chase. Family will receive friends 6 p.m
until 8 p.m. Wed. Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette.

RENFRO, J.V. - age 89 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2007
at St. Mary's Medical Center. Member of Red House Baptist Church.
Honorary Life Director of the Carriage Association of America,
Four-in-Hand Club, Former Director of Tennessee Road Builders
Association, world renown horseman, once owned a World Champion Walking
Horse, Founder and Owner of Renfro Construction Company. Preceded in
death by: father, Andrew Lefford Renfro; mother, Louella Jones Renfro;
brothers, Robert, Ralph, A.L. and Wayne Renfro; sisters, Janice
Cameron, Susan Nance, Gola Fennell, Georgia Davis and Jewell Fox; and
son-in-law, Harold Hickman. Survivors include: wife, Roma Yankee
Renfro; son, Robert V. Renfro and Jill Douglas; stepson, Jason Weaver;
daughters, Patsy Akans and husband George, Juanita Hickman, and Brenda
Cameron and husband Van; grandchildren, Jeff Akans and wife Doris,
Tracey Akans Johnson and husband David, Nikki Hickman, Jody Hickman and
wife Deidre, Stephanie Renfro-Hackler and husband Earl, Jessica Cameron
Hodges, Cale Renfro Cameron and wife Cindy, and Noel Weaver;
great-grandchildren, Seth Hickman and Cameron Hodges. Funeral services
will be 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 14, 2007 in the chapel at Bridges
Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Sherrod officiating. Family and friends
will meet at 11:00 am Thursday at Bridges Funeral Home and proceed to
Sherwood Memorial Gardens for a 12:00 pm entombment. Nephews will serve
as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to: the Carriage Association of
America, 3915 Jay Trump Road, Lexington, KY 40511. He will lie-in-state
Wednesday beginning at 10:00 am. The family will receive friends 4-8 pm
Wednesday at Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, 523-4999.

SHARP, PAUL KELLY - age 30 of Sevierville, passed away, March 10, 2007.
Member of E Avenue House of Prayer. Survived by: wife, Lori Sharp; son,
Brandon Sharp; daughter, Kendall Sharp; parents, Linda and Leroy Sharp;
brother, Kelly Sharp; sister, Christy Sharp; grandparents and a host of
aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Service 8:00 p.m. Tuesday,
Mynatt Funeral Home Chapel, Fountain City, Rev. Tommy Clabough, Rev.
Clarence Hancock and Rev. Charles Stafford officiating. Family and
friends will meet, 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Woodlawn Cemetery for
interment at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 6:00
p.m.-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City.
www.mynattfh.com.

SHORES, VIRGINIA PAULINE MOWRY - age 92, of Elmcroft Assisted Living
Knoxville, passed away, Sunday, March 11, 2007 at Parkwest Hospital.
She was born September 10, 1914 at Piedmont, Jefferson County. She
married William Briscoe Shores in 1940. They lived in Scottsdale, AZ
from 1961 until 2004 where she was a Real Estate agent/broker, she was
a member of Eastern Star and a Master Bridge Player participating in
tournaments throughout the southwest and Hawaii. She is preceded in
death by parents, Sidney Mowry and Virginia French Mowry, son William
Briscoe Shores Jr. Survivors are her: husband, William Briscoe Shores,
brothers, Robert Mowry and Burl Thomas Mowry and several nieces and
nephews. Family and friends will meet, 10:45 a.m., Tuesday, Sherwood
Memorial Gardens for a graveside service at 11:00 a.m., Rev. Irby
Russell officiating. Friends may call at their convenience Monday
afternoon, Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City. www.mynattfh.com.

STOOKSBURY, MYRON EVERETT - age 92 of Knoxville, formerly of Loyston,
went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 11, 2007. He
was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and Beaver Ridge Lodge
No. 366, F&AM. He began his career at Oak Ridge's Y-12 plant during
World War II and retired as a chemical operator. He also worked at the
1939 World's Fair in New York City and owned a local grocery store and
a television repair shop. A true life-long learner, he spent his
post-retirement years gardening, reading, and enjoying his family. He
is preceded in death by: his parents, Harvey and Lula (Turner)
Stooksbury; brother, Kermit Stooksbury; sisters, Marvine Gallaher and
Zona Hutson. He is survived by: his devoted wife of 65 years, Wyvonne
(Barker) Stooksbury; his loving children, son and daughter-in-law,
Jerry and Dana Stooksbury, daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Jim
Breeding, daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Hank Sunderland; seven
grandchildren and spouses, Jerry (Jr.) and Janet Stooksbury, David and
Sonya Stooksbury, Steven and Kathy Stooksbury, Angela Breeding, Valarie
and Dale Cagle, Jennifer and Jeff Neal, and Reid and Becky Daniels;
five great-grandchildren, Jacob Stooksbury, Tyler Stooksbury, Amanda
Stooksbury, Cole Stooksbury, and Adam Cagle; nieces and nephews, Eula
Daniel, Roy Edwards, B.J. Cox, Bobby Stooksbury, Ted Stooksbury, Eddie
Stooksbury, and the late Gerald Stooksbury; and several great-nieces
and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Tuesday at
Weavers Funeral Home with the funeral following at 8 pm. The internment
will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 14 at Lynch-Bethel Cemetary.
"A good man obtains favor from the Lord." Proverbs 12:2. Arrangements
by Weaver Funeral Home. www.weaverfuneralservices.com.

TIPTON, ROBERT L - age 94, a life-long resident of Seymour, passed away
Saturday, March 10, 2007 at Hillcrest North Nursing Home. He was a
member of Seymour United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Army
during World War II and landed on Normandy Beach six days after the
invasion. He was a member of Sevier County Lodge # 334 F&AM for over 50
years and was a Past Master. He is preceded in death by: wife, Pauline
Sharp Tipton; brothers, Windell, Clarence and Clay Tipton; sisters,
Ruby Tipton, Alma Tipton McMahan and Mary Tipton Carter. Survived by:
brother, Eugene Tipton of Owosso, Michigan; several nieces, nephews and
cousins. Family and friends will meet at Greenwood Cemetery at 11:00 am
Wednesday for graveside services, Rev. Charles Burnette officiating. In
lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice in
his memory. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 pm until 8:00
pm at Berry Funeral Home Chapman Highway. www.berryfuneralhome.com.

TURPIN, LUCY LEE CARDWELL - age 77, born Dec. 1, 1929, passed away
peacefully at home surrounded by her babies. She had a great love for
life and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to
quilt, crochet and be in her flower gardens. She was also a proud
graduate of the Karns High class of 1948. Her favorite joy was spending
time in the Smoky Mountains. She was very proud of her heritage and
loved their beauty. Preceded in death by: her beloved parents, J.R. and
Cordie Cardwell; brother, Roy Cardwell; nephews, Leroy Cardwell and
Bobby Lamon; great grandson, Matthew Fisher. She is survived by: her
beloved husband of 57 years, Otis Lee Turpin; children, Stephen Turpin,
Linda and husband Dick Gamble, Wilma Turpin, all of Knoxville, and
Perry and wife Becky Turpin of Ararat, N.C., Lois and husband Jason
Aycock and Bruce Turpin all of Knoxville; grandchildren and spouses,
Danny, Lisa and Michael, Shane, Deidra and Brad, Chris, Katie and Dave,
Brian, Adam, Michael, Jennifer, Alicia, Olivia and Chelsea; great
grandchildren; Taylor, Ashley, Caleb, Mia and Cameron and the little
one on the way; sisters, Edna Cocker, Faye Whitaker and Louise Lamon;
several nieces and nephews, and special friends that she loved deeply.
Family and friends will meet at Woodlawn Cemetery Tuesday at 11:00 am
for interment services. Arrangements by Berry Funeral Home, Chapman
Highway. www.berryfuneralhome.com.

VENABLE, MS. HAZEL MARGIENEAL- age 92 of Tazewell, was born on June 29,
1914 and passed away on March 12, 2007 at St. Mary's Medical Center in
Knoxville. She was a member of Little Sycamore Baptist Church. She was
preceded in death by her: parents, William and Matilda Hurst; husband,
Greely Venable; brothers, Mack, Kyle, Graydon, Cecil, Ronald, Donald,
Ray and Gordon Hurst; sisters, Fannie Dunsmore, Gladys Rowe and Jenny
Hurst. She is survived by her: daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Brian
Duncan of Powell, TN; stepsons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Mary Lou
Venable of Baneberry, TN; David and Dorothy Venable of Dundee, MI; Joe
and Sylvia Venable of Dover, DE; Eddie and Brenda Venable of New
Tazewell, TN; step-grandchildren, Elaine Stapleton and Maria Stapleton
of Baneberry, TN; Lynn and Beth of Dundee, MI; Joe Venable and Melissa
Barber of Hudson, FL; Travis Venable of Knoxville, TN; Shannon Addison
of New York, NY; nieces, Mildred Goodman of New Tazewell, TN; Ann Steed
of Knoxville, TN; Jean Ellison of California; nephew, Kenneth Rowe of
Las Vegas, NV; sisters-in-law, Ruth Stiner of Monroe, MI; Louise
Venable of Middlesboro, KY; special friends, Blanche Crawford, Kathy
McCroskey and Nancy Pucci; canine companion, Bandit; a host of other
relatives and friends. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7
pm Tuesday, March 13, 2007 with funeral services to follow at 7 pm in
the Claiborne Funeral Home Chapel, the Reverend Irving Gipson and
Reverend Ed England officiating. Music by Irving Gipson. Graveside
services will be Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at 11 am in the Irish
Memorial Gardens. Claiborne Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

WORKMAN, KENNETH - age 61 of Knoxville, passed away Sunday at Ft.
Sanders Regional Hospital into the loving arms of his wife Barbara
Workman who passed away February 18, 2007. He was a member of Hoitt
Ave. Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: his parents, Beecher &
Charlcie Workman; brothers, Granford & Clifford Workman. He is survived
by: his son, Vincent Workman; daughter, Kristi Workman, both of
Knoxville; brother, Arnold Workman of Maynardville; sister, Pearl
Pressley; sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Sam Davis;
sister-in-law, Ada Workman; grandchildren, Andrew, Aaron and Blake
Workman; special sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sue and Tim
Howerton, Wilma and Jerry Wilson, Doris and Jim Rose, Jim and Ted
Richards and many nieces, nephews and cousins; special friends, Cliff
and Janice Wade. Funeral service 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary
Broadway Chapel with Rev. A.J. Crawford officiating. Family and friends
will leave Rose Mortuary at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday and proceed to
Woodlawn Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. interment. Family and friends will
serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: St.
Mary's Residential Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville,
Tennessee 37938. Family members will be at the home of Kenneth at
Laurel Place on Valley View Road. The family will receive friends
6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
www.rosemortuary.com.



Carol Gigante
Beltsville, MD 20705


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