January 2000 Obituaries

Grady Barlow
1/04/00

   Grady Barlow, 84, 248 Big Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C., following a brief illness.

   Mr. Barlow was a naive of Watauga County, N.C., and the son of the late Charlie and Lillie Stamey Barlow. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony Dunn, a sister, Elva Vance, and a brother, Roy Barlow.

   Mr. Barlow was a farmer and logger and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include his wife, Vallie Barlow, of the home; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Roy and Susie Barlow, Deep Gap, N.C., Glenn Barlow, Ben and Hester Barlow and Jack and Pat Barlow, all of Roan Mountain; a daughter, Wilma Dunn, Roan Mountain; a sister, Hazel Haney of North Carolina; a half-brother, Gilbert Dillinger of North Carolina; and a half-sister. Six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   BARLOW -- Funeral services for Grady Barlow, 84, 248 Big Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cove Creek Presbyterian Church with Rev. Dan Blevins officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Cove Creek Presbyterian Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Barlow Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Lester Henson, J.T. Hughes, Jody Henson, Sherman Johnson, Dewey Garland, Jerry Garland and Paul Cates. Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Barnett and Herman Henson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cove Creek Presbyterian Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 248 Big Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, any time. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Thursday. To those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

 

Kenneth A. Blevins
1/04/00

   Kenneth Alex Blevins, 53, 113 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mr. Blevins was a native of Carter County and a son of Bessie Hardin Blevins and the late Clark Blevins.

   Mr. Blevins had operated Ken's Pawn Shop for a number of years. He was a member of the Carter Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two daughters, Melissa Cowan of Arkansas and Tara Blevins, Elizabethton; three sisters, Shirley Kyte and Brenda Vines, both of Elizabethton, and Geraldine Peters, Johnson City; and two brothers, Doug Blevins, Elizabethton, and Earl Blevins of North Carolina. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Kenneth Alex Blevins, 53, 113 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Leland Houser and Mr. Dennis Scalf officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Blevins Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, will be Rex Scott, Howard Grindstaff, Lawrence Hardin, Ken Nidiffer, Richard Nidiffer and Lem Price. Honorary pallbearers will be Ken Lacey, Brooks Carrier, Sturgill Lewis, Durward Peters and Jeff Buckles. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

Grace Stevens Dugger
1/04/00

   Mrs. Grace Stevens Dugger, 88, 114 Yard Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Eva Ingram Stevens. She was a member of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church.

   Mrs. Dugger was preceeded in death by her husband, Howard B. Dugger, July 21, 1987, by four sisters, Josie Tolley, Belle Tolley, Bonnie Shell and Martha Hancock and by three brothers, Will Stevens, Carmon Stevens, and her twin brother, Monroe Stevens.

   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law: Bernice and D.P. Braswell, Elizabethton, and Phyllis Kirkpatrick, Gray. Two grandchildren: Paulette Watts, Unicoi, and Natalie Pye, Gray. Three great grandchildren: Stephanie Watts, Alex Pye, and Dalton Pye. Two sisters-in-law: Eulee Stevens and Alice Stevens. One brother-in-law: Ollie Shell Jr. Several nieces and nephews.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

   DUGGER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Stevens Dugger, 88, 114 Yard Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Johnson and the Rev. Jackie Cole officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the Chambers Cemetery. Ben Johnson, soloist, Pat Ray, organist, and the Girls Trio of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Monday will be: Jimmy Stevens, Larry Stevens, Steven Shell, Marvin Johnson, Steve Chambers, Steven Watts, Carl Roberson, and Sam Harrison. Honorary pallbearers will be: Ben Johnson, Bill Vaught, Eugene Jackson, Phillip Suess, W.A. Suess, Ollie Shell Jr., Jim Riddle and her church family. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends also may call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law: Bernice and D.P. Braswell, 2530 State Line Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Monday.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Dorothy M. Fagan
1/04/00

   Mrs. Dorothy Mae Fagan, 79, 216 Lisa Lane, Piney Flats, died Saturday, January 1, 2000, at the Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Fagan was a native of Washington County and had been a lifelong resident of this area. She was a daughter of the late Amos and Bertha Bradley Branch and was also preceded in death by her husband, John F. Fagan Sr., in 1962, a son, a brother and two sisters.

   Mrs. Fagan was a homemaker and a Baptist.

   Survivors include 11 sons, Eugene Fagan, Gray, John Fagan Jr. and Steve Fagan, both of Jonesborough, Donald Fagan and Hank Fagan, both of Johnson City, Wayne Fagan, Elkton, Md., Frank "Butch" Fagan, Bluff City, Jerry Fagan, Mike Fagan and Darrell Fagan, all of Elizabethton, and Roger Fagan, Piney Flats; and two daughters, Sue Chess, Johnson City, and Nancy Letterman, Piney Flats. Twenty-six grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

   FAGAN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Mae Fagan, 79, 216 Lisa Lane, Piney Flats, who died Saturday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Monday from the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Dr. Tony Oliver officiating. Graveside committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Washington County Memory Gardens. Those planning to attend are to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to proceed to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Thomas Chess, Donald Lee Fagan, Jason Fagan, Martin Fagan, Eugene Fagan Jr., Raymond Perkinson and John Fagan. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.


Glenn E. Hampton
1/04/00

   Glenn E. Hampton, 195 Greenlee Road, Johnson City, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Heaton, N.C., he was the son of the late Roy and Effie Price Hampton. He was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church and retired from VA Medical Center at Mountain Home. Mr. Hampton was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Vergie Sluder Hampton, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law; Eileen and Jerry Hendrix and Brenda and Michael Green, all of Johnson City; one grandson, Chad J. Hendrix, Oakland, Calif., one sister, Gladys McGuire, Sarasota, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hampton -- Funeral services for Glenn E. Hampton, 78, 195 Greenlee Road, Johnson City, who died Friday will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Reese Harris officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3 at Monte Vista Burial Park.

   Active pallbearers will be Tony Young, Dink Sluder, Don Verran, John McAlister, Glen Silver, Joe Carr, Leslie Thomas, Bill Sluder.

   Honorary pallbearers will be Billy E. Sluder, Kenneth Sluder, Robert Sluder, Harold Sluder, Ronald Sluder, Ray Sluder, Fred Duncan, Senior Men's Sunday School Class of Sinking Creek Baptist Church, Dr. Rachel Monderer, Dr. Michael Grosserode, Dr. Collier Jordan, and Dr. Stanley Vermillion. Everyone will meet at 9:55 a.m. Monday at the cemetery for the graveside service.

   The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Sinking Creek Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, 2313 Elizabethton Hwy., Johnson City, Tenn. 37601.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.

Marie R. Lacey
1/04/00

   Marie Ruth Lacey, 81, Roan Highland Nursing Center, Roan Mountain, formerly of Route 1, Roan Mountain, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Lacey was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late G.W. and Ida Julian Garland. She was also preceded in death by a son, Ron Lacey.

   Mrs. Lacey was a member of Roan Mountain Holiness Church and was a retired Aide with the Carter County School System.

   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Gene Buck, Roan Mountain, and Shirley and Richard Nageotte, Staford, Va., and three sisters, Wanda Denton, Betty Berry and Sara Lou Weeks, all of Roan Mountain. Twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   LACEY -- Funeral services for Marie Ruth Lacey, 81, Roan Highland Nursing Center, Roan Mountain, formerly of Route 1, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Keith Gwyn officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Charlotte Smith, organist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Johnson-Roan View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Wesley Hanson, Elmer Haines and the staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the home of her daughter, Sheila Buck, 129 Blue Grass Road, Roan Mountain. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Martha L. Maugans
1/04/00

   Mrs. Martha Lacey Maugans, 100 Netherland Lane, Kingsport, died Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Netherland Health Care Center at Baysmont after a short illness.

   Mrs. Maugans was a native of Carter County and had resided in Kingsport for the past 14 years. She was a daughter of the late Robert Sr. and Nannie Morrell Lacey and was also preceded in death by her husbands, Floyd Wright, in 1955, and Dwight L. Maugans, in 1973.

   Mrs. Maugans was a former member of Oak Street Baptist Church where she served as church librarian for 17 years. She was presently a member of the First Baptist Church of Kingsport and was former treasurer for the Watauga Baptist Association of Carter and Johnson counties for over 21 years. She was a charter member and treasurer of the Carter County Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary with twelve thousand hours of volunteer work to her credit.

   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Robert Jr. and Anna Lacey, Johnson City, and a sister, Gladys Lacey, North Miami, Fla. Three nieces and six nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   MAUGANS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Lacey Maugans, 100 Netherland Lane, Kingsport, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Mitchell Whisnant officiating. There will be a private interment at Happy Valley Memorial Park on Wednesday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Tomlinson, Clarence Bryan, Melvin Johnson, Fred Thornton, Howard "Barney" Fondren, Ray Williams and Thomas Milhorn Sr. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Library Fund, c/o Asbury Center at Baysmont, 100 Netherland Lane, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660. A memorial service for Mrs. Maugans will be held at Baysmont on Wednesday, Jan. 5. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Jane Pearman Slagle Miller
1/04/00

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Jane Pearman Slagle Miller, 68, 122 Solomon Lane, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Wycliffe Busch officiating. Mr. John Bunn will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be nephews: Rick Pearman, David Pearman, Jason Pearman, Allen Collins, William McKee, Jack Burchfield, and Jered Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Robert Grindstaff, Dr. Jeff Farrow, the staff of ICU and the Emergency Room of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends also may call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Miller to the Elevator Fund, First Baptist Church, 212 E. F St., Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Gary W. Peters
1/04/00

   Gary W. Peters, 36, 717 West "D" Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday morning, January 1, 2000, at his residence following a brief illness.

   Mr. Peters was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and the son of Mrs. JoAnn Hicks Peters, of the home, and the late Lefty J. Peters. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Lillie Hicks and A.H. and Pearl Peters.

   Mr. Peters was a member of East Side Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include several aunts, uncles and cousins.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   PETERS -- Funeral services for Gary W. Peters, 36, 717 West "D" Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday morning, were conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Randy Johnson and Mr. John Smith, minister, officiating. Music was under the direction of Angie Bowman and her Sisters. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ron Shipley, Travis Shipley, Jason Shipley, John Deloach, Larry Turner, Dennis Erwin, Tony Woods, Larry Dean Kennedy Jr., Chad Chambers and Dave Christopher. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of East Side Christian Church, the men of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church, Don Morrell and John Papantoniou. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Peters to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, P.O. Box 016960 or 48, Miami, Fla., 33101-6960. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday. Friends may also call at the residence, 717 West "D" Street, Elizabethton, any time. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in a funeral procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Howell T. Rasnick
1/04/00

   Howell T. Rasnick, 62, 787 Watauga Road, Watauga, died unexpectedly Sunday, January 2, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

   Mr. Rasnick was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James and Ethel Spears Rasnick.

   Mr. Rasnick was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM. He was an antique dealer and a former employee of Paty Lumber Company. He was a former member of the Tennessee National Guard.

   Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Bradshaw Rasnick, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Jerry Vanhoy, Watauga; a son and daughter-in-law, Allen and Kimberley Rasnick, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Thomas Ledford and Nicole Vanhoy, both of Watauga, Daniel Rasnick, Elisha Rasnick, Jovanda Tipton and Rhonda Bishop, all of Elizabethton, and Robin Bolton, Charlotte, N.C.; five great-grandchildren, Whitney and Nathan Bishop, both of Elizabethton, Alexia and Hannah Bolton, both of Charlotte, N.C., and Chrisann Bolton, Elizabethton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Daisy and Dan Ornduff, Elizabethton, and Zella and Steve Phillips, Bluff City; six brothers and three sisters-in-law, Cobern and Helen Rasnick, Clintwood, Va., Harold and Dottie Rasnick, Dennis Rasnick, Dallas Rasnick and Keith Rasnick, all of Bluff City, and Tony and Kathy Rasnick, Elizabethton; and three sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law, Charlotte White and Sam and Jeanette Bradshaw, all of Elizabethton, and Rita and Tim Holtsclaw, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   RASNICK -- Funeral services for Howell T. Rasnick, 62, 787 Watauga Road, Watauga, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Hollace Ford and Rev. Melvin Ferrell officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bo and JoAnn Campbell. Graveside services and interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Range, Mack Lyons, John Malone, Mark Hyatt, Terry Barker, Robby Murphy and Dean Rasnick. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. To those who prefer in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Virgie M. Taylor
1/04/00

   Mrs. Virgie M. Taylor, 89, formerly of 117 Jim Deal Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 4, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are under the direction of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton.

Tobie L. Townsend
1/04/00

   Tobie Lee Townsend, 21, of Clark Manor, Royal Court Street, Johnson City, died Saturday, January 1, 2000, at his residence.

   Mr. Townsend was a native of Carter County and the son of Barbara Hardin Townsend and the late James Allen Townsend. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Katina June Townsend, in 1996.

   Mr. Townsend was a 1996 graduate of Hampton High School and a graduate of the Certified Welder Class at Tennessee Technical Center. He was a member of Salvation Temple Free Will Baptist and was a welder with Precipitator Service Group.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother, Traye Allen Townsend, Hampton; a nephew, Traye-Adam Townsend, Hampton; and two nieces, Ashlee Sue Townsend, Elizabethton, and Emilee Ann Townsend, Hampton.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   TOWNSEND -- Funeral services for Tobie Lee Townsend, 21, of Clark Manor, Royal Court Street, Johnson City, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Ray Scalf officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Hardin Cemetery, Siam Community. Active pallbearers will be Hunter Nave Jr., Tim Cash, Jimmy Ward, Joe Slagle, Todd Hughes and Greg Carnett. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence of his brother, Traye Allen Townsend, Hampton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


William Trivette
1/04/00

   William "Bill" Trivette, 44, 606 McClellan Circle, Elizabethton, died Sunday morning, January 2, 2000.

   Mr. Trivette was a native of Kernersville, N.C., and the son of Gladys Pearson Trivette, Elizabethton, and the late William Loyd Trivette Sr.

   Mr. Trivette was employed by the Elizabethton City School System and was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Sandra Thomas Trivette, of the home; two sons, Stephen and David Trivette, both of the home; and a sister, Kathryn Victoria Harvey, Cary, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   TRIVETTE -- A Worship Service in Remembrance of William "Bill" Trivette, 44, 606 McClellan Circle, Elizabethton, who was received into the Heavenly Kingdom, Sunday, January 2, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Presbyterian Church with Rev. Joseph Rightmyer and Dr. Steven Meyerhoff officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Thomas, Doug Thomas, John Thomas, Arklie Hooten, Tim Harvey, Harold Ellis, John Dugger, John Ward, Mike Thomas, Bill Bridgforth and Bill Thompson. A Reception will follow the Worship Service in the fellowship hall. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Trivette to the Music Ministry of Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 East F Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Ora E. White
1/04/00

   Mrs. Ora E. White, 81, Tiger Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2000, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late James Wesley and Flossie White Estep. She was a nursing home volunteer.

   Mrs. White was a member of the Little Mountain Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse D. White, in 1984; by a son, Sammy White, July 2, 1999; and by one brother and two sisters.

   Survivors include a grandson and his wife: Jay D. and Kim White, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina; one great granddaughter: Kristin White; three sisters: Hazel Jackson, Kingsport; Joyce Deloach, Levittown, Pa., and Iva Holder, Hampton; one brother, Carl Dean Estep, Hampton; several nieces and nephews.

   It was her wish to be cremated and no services are planned.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Sharon B. Williams
1/04/00

   Mrs. Sharon B. Williams, 29, 347 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, died unexpectedly Friday, December 31, 1999, at her residence.

   Mrs. Williams was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Elbert and Elizabeth English Banner.

   Mrs. Williams was a homemaker and of the Free Will Baptist faith.

   Survivors include her husband, Greg Williams, of the home; a daughter, Courtney Marie Williams, of the home; a son, David Austin Williams, of the home; an aunt and several uncles; and her extended family, Bill and Gladys Turbyfill, Banner Elk, N.C.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sharon B. Williams, 29, 347 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Mark Birchfield and Rev. Rick Birchfield officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jackie Cornett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Banner Family Cemetery, Montezuma, N.C. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Williams, Dean Fulton Jr., Troy Anderson, Mike Anderson, Jeff Anderson, John Fulton, Kelvin Crow and Dallas Birchfield. Honorary pallbearers will be David Banner, Carl Banner, Willard Williams, Harley Crow, cousins, aunts and uncles. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Clarence D. Winters Jr.
1/04/00

   Clarence David "Bud" Winters Jr., 51, 1105 Rittertown Road, Hampton, died Monday, January 3, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mr. Winters was a native of Carter County and a son of Gladys Hall Winters, of the home, and the late Clarence D. Winters Sr.

   Mr. Winters was a construction worker and a graduate of Hampton High School, where he was a member of the All State Basketball Team. He attended the Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Sally Jo Whitehead, Elizabethton, and Jean Gobble, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WINTERS -- Graveside services for Clarence David "Bud" Winters Jr., 51, 1105 Rittertown Road, Hampton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Cemetery, Hampton, with Mr. Dwayne Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, will be Jackie Whitehead, David Gobble, Jeff Gobble, Larry Gobble, Bill Dison, Buckey Greenwell, Van Baker, Kale Hazelwood and Jeff Underwood. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Winters to the Building Fund, Hampton Christian Church, 810 Deerfield Lane, Hampton, Tenn. 37658. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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