January 2000 Obituaries

Mary E. Brewer
1/17/00

   Mrs. Mary Evelyn Brewer, 71, 146 Nanny Goat Hill, Elizabethton, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Brewer was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Ed C. and Sarah Annie Simerly Hampton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Garfield W. Brewer, May 4, 1999, a son, Anthony Lynn Brewer, October 5, 1999, and a brother, Dewey A. Hampton.

   Mrs. Brewer was a member of the Valley Forge Christian Church.

   Survivors include two brothers, David H. Hampton Sr. and Harold Hampton, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BREWER -- Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Evelyn Brewer, 71, 146 Nanny Goat Hill, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. H. Clay Bailey, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be David H. Hampton Jr., Daniel Gene Hampton, Glen Ray Simerly, Gene Mathes, William Hampton, Darrell Woods and Kevin Potter. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

Lula D. Campbell
1/17/00

   Lula D. Campbell, 86, 2717 S. Roan Street, Box 13, Johnson City, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Unicoi County and had lived in Johnson City since 1963. She was a daughter of the late Thomas and Sabra Campbell Daugherty and was also preceded in death by her husband, Jason F. Campbell, in 1977, five sons, a daughter, a brother and four sisters.

   Mrs. Campbell was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Harley Campbell, Sevierville; three daughters, Brenda Campbell and Norma Dill, both of Johnson City, and Shelby Hartley, Elizabethton; a sister, Elsie Garland, Unicoi; three grandchildren, Michael Dill and Anita Hartley, both of Johnson City, and Lori McMillan, Knoxville; and two great-grandchildren, Madeline Dill and Lacey McMillan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Lula D. Campbell, 86, 2717 S. Roan Street, Box 13, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. Bill Greer and Rev. O.P. Stokes officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Monte Vista Burial Park where the family and friends are asked to meet for services. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to the American Cancer Society, 101 Fountain Place, Suite 15, Johnson City, Tenn. 37601. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Hallie B. Carden
1/17/00

   Mrs. Hallie B. Carden, 87, 418 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, in the Pine Ridge Care Center after an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Austin and Carrie Lee Treadway Nave. She was preceded in death by a son, Herman L. Carden and two sisters: Geneva Nave and Pauline Bowers.

   Mrs. Carden was a member of the Siam Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Clyde A. Carden; a son and daughter-in-law; Dana Earl and Gladys Marie Carden, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Maggie Lee Teglas and Alexander Teglas, Jr., High Point, N.C.; three sisters: Veona Carden, Irene Moore and Jeanette Elliott, all of Elizabethton; two brothers: Martin Nave and Kenneth Howard Nave, both of Elizabethton; one grandson, four granddaughters, five great-grandsons, one great granddaughter and three great-great-grandsons.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hallie B. Carden, 87, 418 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Nave Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, will be E.A. Bowers, Eugene Moore, Raymond Carden, Luther Ray Bowers, Earnest Glenn Carden, Howard Allen Carden, Brian Carden and Chris Richardson. The family received friends from 7-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Beulah S. Church
1/17/00

   Beulah "Pat" Short Church, 85, 2574 Bob Little Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.

   A native of Union, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Marion Thomas and Louise Mutter Short. She was preceded in death by a nephew, Bobby Gray Short.

   Mrs. Church was an active member of Valley Forge United Methodist Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and member of the Rose Bishop Sunday School Class and the Ladies' Society of the Methodist Church. She was a retired employee of General Electric Co. in Salem Va.

   Survivors include her husband, J. David Church, of the home; one brother, James Pershing Short, Elizabethton; one sister, Lucy Short Craddock, Minden, W. Va.; one nephew, Roger L. Compton, Spartanburg, S.C. Five step-children, five step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   CHURCH -- Funeral services for Beulah "Pat" Short Church, 85, 2574 Bob Little Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Lon Tobin officiating. Music will be under the direction of Judy Little, pianist, and Trilla Little, organist. Entombment and committal services will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park, Mausoleum of Peace. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 2574 Bob Little Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the charity of your choice or United Methodist Church Building Fund, 3974 Highway 19-E, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick, is in charge of arrangements.

James D. Griffey, Jr.
1/17/00

   James Delmus Griffey, Jr. 65, 818 Walnut Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late James Delmus and Hazel Winters Griffey, Sr. Mr. Griffey was preceded in death by one son, James Monroe Griffey.

   He was a retired bus driver with Elizabethton City Schools.

   Survivors include his wife, Martha Bateman Griffey, of the home; two daughters: Sylvia and Heather Griffey, both of Elizabethton; one son, Steve Bateman, Elizabethton; one brother, Jerry Griffey, Elizabethton; one grandson, Shane Bateman, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.

   Private disposition will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to American Lung Association of Tennessee, 1808 West End Avenue, Suite 514, Nashville, TN 37203 or Elizabethton City School System, 804 South Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643.

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

 

Georgia C. Goff
1/17/00

   Mrs. Georgia Helen Carden Goff, 71, 1535 Highway 321, Hampton, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2000, at the Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Goff was a native of Williamson, W. Va., and had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of the late Loy and Elsie Brunty Carden. Mrs. Goff was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin C. Goff, February, 1974, by one sister and two brothers.

   She was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include one daughter, Elizabeth Clayton, Hampton; one son and daughter-in-law, Calvin and Mary Goff, Johnson City; one sister, Isabell Brandon, Nashville; four brothers: James Carden, Englewood, Colo.; Donnie Carden, Hampton; William Carden, Elizabethton; and John Carden, Columbia, S.C.; two granddaughters: Lisa Claque, Key Largo, Fla.; and Lynn M. Goff, Levittown, N.Y.; and two step-granddaughters: Melissa Bays, Johnson City; and Donna Odom, Jonesborough. Two great-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

   GOFF -- Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Helen Carden Goff, 71, 1535 Highway 321, Hampton, who died Friday, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, 2000, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Music will be by Mr. David Arney, organist. Graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Carden Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Sunday prior to the service. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Monday for the graveside service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.


Charlie G.W. Isaacs
1/17/00

   Charlie G.W. Isaacs, 63, Hickory, N.C., died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2000, at Catawba Memorial Hospital.

   A native of Butler, he was the son of the late Clifford and Minnie Isaacs Bunton.

   He was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church and employed by Southwood Reproductions.

   Survivors include his wife, Stella Black Isaacs, of the home; four sons: Roger Dean Isaacs, Johnny Wayne Isaacs, and Ronnie Darrell Isaacs, all of Hickory, N.C.; and Charles Clayton Isaacs, Icard, N.C.; one daughter and son-in-law, Eartha Marie and Michael D. Carswell, Hickory, N.C.; two brothers: George Bunton and Gary Bunton, Boone, N.C.; one sister, Carolyn Lawrence, Boone, N.C.; three grandsons: William Koby Worley, Stephen Wayne Isaacs and Darrell Shane Isaacs, all of Hickory, N.C.; and his step-mother, Juanita Bunton, Boone, N.C.

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

   ISAACS -- Funeral services for Charlie G.W. Isaacs, 63, Hickory, N.C.; who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2000, at Elk River Baptist Church, Butler, with the Rev. Donnie Davenport officiating. Interment will follow at Whitehead Cemetery, Butler. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Sweetwater Baptist Church, 609 21st Street, S.E., Hickory, NC 28602. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick, is in charge of arrangements.

Phillip M. Murray
1/17/00

   Phillip Mack Murray, 60, Haddock, Ga., died there Friday, Jan. 7, 2000, after a long illness.

   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Andrew and Eva Pierce Murray. He had lived in Georgia for a number of years.

   He was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School. Mr. Murray was a former property appraiser with the state of Georgia and until recently owned and operated Middle Georgia Mapping Co. Mr. Murray was a member of the New Salem Baptist Church in Haddock.

   Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Murray; one daughter, three sons and seven grandchildren; one brother, Fred Murray, Dandridge, Tenn.; two sisters: Betty Merritt, Kennesaw, Ga.; and Kay Loveless, Elizabethton; and a host of friends and cousins.

   Memorial services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2000, in Milledgeville, Ga. It was his wish to be cremated. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Murray to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, TN 37644.

   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.


Glen Pless
1/17/00

   KINGSPORT -- Walter Glen Pless, 67, 4201 Skyland Lane, died on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2000, at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center.

   Born in Elizabethton, he had been a resident of Kingsport most of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pless and one sister, Florence French.

   He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean Conflict. He retired from Tennessee Eastman Co., Jan. 1, 1998, after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church, where he had served in several capacities.

   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lorraine Pless, Kingsport; one daughter and son-in-law, Lizette and Frank Somer, Jr., New York City, N.Y.; two brothers, Charles Edward Pless and Paul Herman Pless, both of Elizabethton; three nieces and one nephew.

   PLESS -- Funeral services for Walter Glen Pless, 67, 4201 Skyland Lane, Kingsport, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday in Oak Hill Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Paul Becker officiating. Mr. Pless was a loving husband, father, and trusted friend. Calling hours are from 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday. Burial will follow at 11 a.m. Monday in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family suggests those who wish to make memorial contirbutions to Concordia Lutheran Church, 725 Truxton Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660 or the American Heart Association, Greater Kingsport Division, P.O. Box 985, Kingsport, TN 37662.

Jerry E. Simpson
1/17/00

   Jerry Edgar Simpson, 59, of Murfreesboro, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, after an extended illness.

   Mr. Simpson was a native of Carter County and a son of Hazel Bell Perry Simpson, 205 Hart Road, Elizabethton, and the late R.L. Simpson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Zella Baird.

   Mr. Simpson had lived in Murfreesboro for the past six months. He was retired due to disability as a construction worker. He attended the Church of God.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Ricky Lynn Simpson, Murfreesboro; two sisters, Shirley Perry, Elizabethton, and Mary Hardy, Jonesborough; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Marie Simpson, Murfreesboro. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SIMPSON -- Funeral services for Jerry Edgar Simpson, 59, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Hart Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dan Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Mrs. Hazel Perry Simpson, 205 Hart Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Genevieve M. Stevens
1/17/00

   Mrs. Genevieve Marie Stevens, 77, 787 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an automobile accident.

   Mrs. Stevens was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late William and Addie Gouge Campbell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clay Stevens, and a brother, Bill Campbell.

   Mrs. Stevens had lived a number of years in Carter County. She attended the Simerly Creek Church of God.

   Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Louise Stevens, Elizabethton, Dale and Opal Stevens, Unicoi, Roger and Dee Stevens, Hampton, and Kenneth and Sandra Stevens, Muscle Shoals, Ala.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Darleen and Bobby Tolley, Hampton, Aileen and Ronald Street, Roan Mountain, and Geraldean and the late Leonard Tolley, Waynesburg, Ohio; a sister, Betty Roberts, Elizabethton; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two special friends, Hensley and Wanda Stevens.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   STEVENS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Genevieve Marie Stevens, 77, 787 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Vance, Rev. Dallas Gregg and Rev. B.F. McKinney Jr. officiating. The Carr Family will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Darleen and Bobby Tolley, 951 Fairview Road, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Oddie B. Wilson
1/17/00

   Oddie B. Wilson, 73, 232 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, January 15, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Wilson was a native of Steele, Mo., and a son of the late Cecil and Begie James Wilson. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter and three brothers.

   Mr. Wilson retired in 1988 as a sterilizer operator for Baxter Hospital Supply Corporation. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and a Pentecostal.

   Survivors include his wife, Bernice Wilson; three daughters, Joyce Thompson and Barbara Cole, both of Elizabethton, and Janie Proutt, Johnson City; and a son, Chuck Wilson, Elizabethton. Eleven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

   WILSON -- Funeral services for Oddie B. Wilson, 73, 232 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday from the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bryant Collins officiating. Interment services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chuckey Cemetery in Chuckey. Pallbearers will be Mike Jones, Mike Thompson, Adam Brummit, Keith Lyons, Jeff Sparks, Gary Brummit, Mike Miller and Larry Clawson. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, prior to the services. Friends may also call at the home of a daughter, Joyce Thompson, 233 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel R. VanHuss
1/17/00

   Mrs. Hazel Ruby VanHuss, 86, 122 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, January 16, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.

   Mrs. VanHuss was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Forney and Elizabeth Smith Buckles. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Allison VanHuss, and four brothers.

   Mrs. VanHuss had lived in Hickory, N.C., for a number of years where she retired from the Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company. She was a member of the Hunter First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and Gene Waters, Elizabethton, and Audrey and Melvin Hall, Hickory, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Forney and Beverly VanHuss, Hickory, N.C.; a sister, Christine Bowers, Sevier Gardens, Elizabethton; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two special friends, Susie Waters and Alice Minton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   VANHUSS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Ruby VanHuss, 86, 122 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Shane Waters and Rev. Tony Oliver officiating. Phillip Waters will provide the music. Interment will be in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Paul Waters II, Paul Waters III, Jimmy Bowling, Mark Sturgill, Julian Waters, Shane Waters, Jeffrey Honeycutt and Lawrence Buckles. Honorary pallbearers will be Allen Mann, Phillip Waters, Melvin Hall, Gene Waters, Dakota Waters, Patrick Buckles, Ed Shell and Mike Tingle. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Gene Waters, 122 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Hallie B. Carden
1/14/00

   Mrs. Hallie B. Carden, 87, 418 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, January 13, 2000, at Pine Ridge Care Center after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Carden was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Austin and Carrie Lee Treadway Nave. She was also preceded in death by a son, Herman L. Carden, and two sisters, Geneva Nave and Pauline Bowers.

   Mrs. Carden was a member of the Siam Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Clyde A. Carden; a son and daughter-in-law, Dana Earl and Gladys Marie Carden, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Maggie Lee Teglas and Alexander Teglas Jr., High Point, N.C.; two sisters, Irene Moore and Jeanette Elliott, both of Elizabethton; and two brothers, Martin Nave and Kenneth Howard Nave, both of Elizabethton. One grandson, four granddaughters, five great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter and three great-great-grandsons also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hallie B. Carden, 87, 418 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Brian Wilson and Bill Anderson will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Nave Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, will be E.A. Bowers, Eugene Moore, Raymond Carden, Luther Ray Bowers, Earnest Glenn Carden, Howard Allen Carden, Brian Carden and Chris Richardson. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Effie H. Carson
1/14/00

   Mrs. Effie Hardin Carson, 87, 1115 West "G" Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Carson was a lifelong resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Williams Hardin. She was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

   Mrs. Carson was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Reagan Carson, of the home; a stepdaughter, Sue English, Knoxville; and a stepson, Bob Carson, Blountville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   CARSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Hardin Carson, 87, 1115 West "G" Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Dr. John Martin officiating. Committal services and entombment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Mausoleum of Hope, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be C.L. Greer, Jim English, Steve Carson, Mark English, Clark English and Sam English. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Summers-Taylor Construction of Elizabethton and Morristown. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 until 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.


Cora L. Gooch
1/14/00

   Cora Lee Gooch, 66, of Toledo, Ohio, died Monday, January 10, 2000, at St. Charles-Mercy Hospital.

   Mrs. Gooch was born May 4, 1933, in Elizabethton, Tenn., to Robert P. and Carrie G. Phipps Estep. She was a mother and homemaker and loved to play bingo.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Alvin Gooch, a son, Robert Perkins, and two brothers, Andy and Sexton Estep.

   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Carrie and John Cornelison and Jody and Dana Shoup; a son, Brian Perkins; two grandsons; one great-grandson; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Georgie and Bill Thomas, Finia and Etzel Richardson, Edith and Rosco Stout and Roxie Estep; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Robert Powell Jr. and Mildred Estep, and Gary Estep. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

   Clegg-Abele Funeral Home, Toledo, Ohio, (419) 691-2481, was in charge of arrangements.


Roy G. Harrison
1/14/00

   Roy Gene Harrison, 43, 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.

   Mr. Harrison was a native of Carter County and a son of James Clyde Harrison Sr., 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, and the late Dorothy Louise McCroskey Harrison.

   Mr. Harrison was a 1974 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was employed as a roofer. He was actively involved in the Youth League, the Junior League and the National Little League in the Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was of the Baptist Faith.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include a daughter, Crystal Gale Harrison, Gray; a sister, Joyce Ann Bays, Piney Flats; three brothers, James Harrison Jr., Soddy-Daisy, Gary Harrison and Kenneth Harrison, both of Elizabethton; one grandson; five nephews; six nieces; and his special friends, Jamie and Brandon Blevins.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   HARRISON -- Funeral services for Roy Gene Harrison, 43, 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donnie Davenport officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Gregory Bays, James C. Harrison III, Johnny Harrison, Kenneth Harrison, Jamie Blevins, Brandon Blevins, Andrew Wilson and Tim Jarrett. Honorary pallbearers will be the 1974 Graduating Class of Elizabethton High School, his friends and fellow workers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brothers, Gary Harrison, 506 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, or Kenneth Harrison, 184 Byers Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Gleason Malone Jr.
1/14/00

   Gleason Malone Jr., 36, 369 Malone Road, Watauga, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.

   Mr. Malone was a native of Washington County and a son of Iva Lee Banks Malone, 421 West G Street, Elizabethton, and the late Gleason Malone.

   Mr. Malone was employed by Byrd's Body Shop. He was a member of the Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Gleason David Malone, and his mother, Kimberly Church, Elizabethton; a brother, Ronnie Caldwell, Elizabethton; three nieces; two great-nieces; a great-nephew; and also his special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McClainey, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Baird, Tammy Ford and Debbie Reynolds.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MALONE -- Funeral services for Gleason Malone Jr., 36, 369 Malone Road, Watauga, who died Wednesday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday, will be Terry Blevins, Scott Storie, Steve Storie, Ricky Oliver, Jamie Baird, George Polly, Tony Rasnick and J.R. Ollinger. Honorary pallbearers will be Carlos Lively, Arthur Perry, Oscar Thompson, Bill Burkehart, Don Henley, Lonnie Webb and Clarence McClainey. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Iva Lee Malone, 421 West G Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Earnest L. Miller
1/14/00

   Earnest L. Miller, 69, 106 Miller Private Drive, Johnson City, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at his residence after a brief illness.

   Mr. Miller was a native of Washington County and had been a resident of Carter County since 1964. He was a son of the late Frank and Effie Larimer Miller and was also preceded in death by two sons, five brothers and one sister.

   Mr. Miller was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and had served for six years in the Army National Guard. He was a retired employee of ETSU.

   Survivors include his wife, Billie Mae Morris Miller; three sons, Charles Lawrence Miller, Larry A. Miller and Billy J. Miller, all of Johnson City; two daughters, Kathy K. Scott and Shelby J. Fields, both of Johnson City; and a brother, Noah S. Miller, Kingsport. Seven grandchildren, a great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Earnest L. Miller, 69, 106 Miller Private Drive, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. Clarence Stanfield officiating. Interment will follow at Monte Vista Burial Park with Military Honors provided by the American Legion, Hammond Post #3, Kingsport. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Roy G. Harrison
1/13/00

   Roy Gene Harrison, 43, 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, January 11, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.

   Mr. Harrison was a native of Carter County and a son of James Clyde Harrison Sr., 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, and the late Dorothy Louise McCroskey Harrison.

   Mr. Harrison was a 1974 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was employed as a roofer. He was actively involved in the Youth League, the Junior League and the National Little League in the Boys & Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam Era. He was of the Baptist Faith.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include a daughter, Crystal Gale Harrison, Gray; a sister, Joyce Ann Bays, Piney Flats; three brothers, James Harrison Jr., Soddy-Daisy, Gary Harrison and Kenneth Harrison, both of Elizabethton; a grandson; five nephews; six nieces; and his special friends, Jamie and Brandon Blevins.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   HARRISON -- Funeral services for Roy Gene Harrison, 43, 1226 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donnie Davenport officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Gregory Bays, James C. Harrison III, Johnny Harrison, Kenneth Harrison, Jamie Blevins, Brandon Blevins, Andrew Wilson and Tim Jarrett. Honorary pallbearers will be the 1974 Graduating Class of Elizabethton High School, his friends and fellow workers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brothers, Gary Harrison, 506 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, and Kenneth Harrison, 184 Bowers Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gleason Malone Jr.
1/13/00

   Gleason Malone Jr., 36, 369 Malone Road, Watauga, died Wednesday, January 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.

   Mr. Malone was a native of Washington County and a son of Iva Lee Banks Malone, 421 West G Street, Elizabethton, and the late Gleason Malone.

   Mr. Malone was employed by Byrd's Body Shop. He was a member of the Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son, Gleason David Malone, and his mother, Kimberly Church, Elizabethton; a brother, Ronnie Caldwell, Elizabethton; three nieces; two great-nieces; a great-nephew; and also his special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McClainey, Mr. and Mrs. Rick Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. Jamie Baird, Tammy Ford and Debbie Reynolds.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MALONE -- Funeral services for Gleason Malone Jr., 36, 369 Malone Road, Watauga, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Friday ion the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday, will be Terry Blevins, Scott Storie, Steve Storie, Ricky Oliver, Jamie Baird, George Polly, Tony Rasnick and J.R. Ollinger. Honorary pallbearers will be Carlos Lively, Arthur Perry, Oscar Thompson, Bill Burkehart, Don Henley, Lonnie Webb and Clarence McClaney. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Iva Lee Malone, 421`from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Tony Duncan officiating. Special music will be provided by Mrs. Peggy Street and Tommy Joe Andrews. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the men of Watauga Christian Church. Nephews will serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

 


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