April 2000 Obituaries



Jerry L. Hopson
April 30, 2000

  Jerry L. Hopson, 44, 178 Ollie Collins Road, Elizabethton, died suddenly Saturday, April 29, 2000, at his residence.

  Mr. Hopson was a native of Hammond, Ind., and the son of Lorene Hamby Hopson Conors, Raven Den, Ark., and the late Tom Hopson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Fred Hopson.

  Mr. Hopson was a construction worker.

  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Lenora Hopson, of the home; a son, Keith Anthony Hopson, Logans Port, Ind.; three brothers, Terry Hopson, of Illinois, L.C. Hopson and Rex Gouge, both of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a brother-in-law, Charlie Kalinowski, of Florida; three sisters, Sharon Vargo, N. Webster, Ind., Shannon Shalsing and Connie Hopson, both of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and two grandchildren, Lexie Doyle and Gabrielle Hopson, both of Logans Port, Ind. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, all of Roan Mountain, also survive.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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


Jay E. Treadway
April 30, 2000

  Jay Eugene Treadway, 73, of Salt Lake City, Utah, died Wednesday, April 12, 2000, at his residence.

  Mr. Treadway was a native of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and a son of the late Walter Jay and Veda Mae Johnson Treadway. He was a grandson of Alexander (Uncle X) and Margaret (Aunt Mag) Morrell Treadway.

  Mr. Treadway was co-founder of the Kenworth Sales Company in Salt Lake City. He served in the Air Corps during World War II.

  Survivors include four children, Kacy Treadway, Los Angeles, Calif., J. Patrick Treadway, Aliso Viejo, Calif., R. Kyle Treadway and Shawn T. (Sam) Morgan, both of Salt Lake City, Utah. Seven grandchildren also survive.

  Interment was Saturday, April 15, 2000, in Salt Lake City.

  Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.


Marie W. Hicks

April 30, 2000

  Mrs. Marie Wallace Hicks, 83, of Banner Elk, N.C., died Friday, April 28, 2000, at her home.

  Mrs. Hicks was born March 22, 1917, in Watauga County, N.C., to the late James and Minnie Baird Wallace. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Montgomery; two granddaughters, Patricia Rominger and Linda Hicks; three sisters, Mrs. Mamie Watson, Mrs. Sally Gilliam and Mrs. Naomi Shoemaker; and six brothers, Ephrem Wallace, Marvin Wallace, Homer Wallace, Arlo Wallace, Roy Wallace and Custer Wallace.

  Mrs. Hicks was a homemaker and a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

  Survivors include her husband, Ben Hicks, of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Pansy Ward, Hudson, N.C., and Mrs. Diana Perry, Boone, N.C.; three sons, Julius Hicks, Len Hicks and Parde Hicks, all of Banner Elk, N.C.; and two sisters, Mrs. Dora Church, Boone, N.C., and Mrs. Odleen Perry, Banner Elk, N.C. Thirteen grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church, Banner Elk, with Rev. Eric Cornett, Rev. Richard Trivette and Rev. J.C. Greene officiating. Interment will follow in the Hicks Family Cemetery in Banner Elk.

  Hampton Funeral Service, Boone, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

  

W.B. Loyd
April 30, 2000

  W.B. "Red" Loyd, 91, 206 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, at Pine Ridge Health Care after an extended illness.

  Mr. Loyd was a native of Floyd County, Ga., and a son of the late Will Ben and Mary Russell Loyd. He was also preceded in death by two wives, Leland Loyd and Hildred Peters Loyd, and by six brothers and sisters.

  Mr. Loyd had lived in Elizabethton since February 15, 1942. He was employed by the Ira Watson Company from 1942 until 1959 and owned and operated the C & L Department Store from 1964 until his retirement in 1982. He was a member of the Elizabethton Church of Christ.

  Survivors include a brother, Paul E. Loyd, Rome, Ga.; several nieces and nephews; and his special friends, Sharon and Ben Irwin, Elizabethton.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  LOYD -- Funeral services for W.B. "Red" Loyd, 91, 206 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Eddy Craft, minister, officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the Mausoleum at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, will be L.D. Fair, Robert McCuistion, Ben Irwin, Gerald Peters, Stanley Barnett, Jennings Wagner and Howard Matherly. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the Mausoleum at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


E.B. Howard Malone
April 30, 2000


  E.B. Howard Malone, 73, 103 Harrell Road, Johnson City, died Friday, April 28, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness of cancer.

  Mr. Malone was a native of Sullivan County and the son of the late Porter B. and Mary H. Smith Malone. He was also preceded in death by a son, Wade Malone, and three brothers, Afton, Clifton and Aaron Malone.

  Mr. Malone was a graduate of Holston Institute High School in Blountville and a member of Watauga Point United Methodist Church. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Post Office in Elizabethton. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II, serving at Pearl Harbor, and was a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166.

  Survivors include his wife, Frances L. Malone, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Harjinder Malone, Johnson City; a brother, Kyle Malone, Kingsport; four sisters, Lyndall Cunningham and June Malone, both of Kingsport, Helen Griffen, Blountville, and Carrie Belle Lindland, Charlotte, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Terri Wiseman and Toni Campbell, both of Johnson City, Zeik Malone, Des Moines, Iowa, and Simi Malone, Alliance, Ohio. Three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  MALONE -- Funeral services for E.B. Howard Malone, 73, 103 Harrell Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, April 28, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Mack Turner officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Terry Griffen. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Roy McLaughlin, Don Sams, Sonny Davidson, Ed Bowery, Eddie Andes, Tom Shell, Hobert Bowery and Jim Keener. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Cunningham, Fred Griffen, U.G. Buckles, Charles Huskins, Ira W. Stone, Ed Dickens, Kenneth Salyers, Roy Flemming, V.M. Miller, Ken Wyatt and Former and Present Staff and Employees of the Elizabethton Post Office. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence, 103 Harrell Road, Johnson City, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Ralph Martin
April 30, 2000

  Ralph "Leon" Martin, 83, 121 Ruby Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a lengthy illness.

  Mr. Martin was a native of Johnson City and had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was a son of the late Charles and Ida Sizemore Martin and was also preceded in death by a son, Earl Martin, a daughter, Shirley Anderson, and by five brothers and a sister.

  Mr. Martin was retired from the Elizabethton Police Department with 32 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Elizabethton Elks Club and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church.

  Survivors include his wife, Lettie Freeman Martin, of the home; two sons, Leon "Buzz" Martin, Johnson City, and Freddie Rasnick, Watauga; two daughters, Teresa Sheppard, Watauga, and Pam Gilliam, Yadkinville, N.C.; and a brother Randolph Martin, Atlanta, Ga. Fourteen grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  MARTIN -- Funeral services for Ralph "Leon" Martin, 83, 121 Ruby Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, April 27, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Music will be by the First Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the Honor Guard of the Elizabethton Police Department. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Carter, Ronald Peters, Auburn Peters, Officers of the Elizabethton Police Department, Firemen of the Elizabethton Fire Department and Henry Elliott and Lawrence Hodge. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Alida M. Garrison
April 30, 2000

  Mrs. Alida Mae Garrison, 94, formerly of 1600 East Jackson Avenue, Johnson City, died Saturday, April 29, 2000, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, following a lengthy illness.

  Mrs. Garrison was a native of Newland, N.C., and had lived most of her life in the Valley Forge Community, Elizabethton. She was a daughter of the late Finley and Sally Duckworth Rash and was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl Fletcher Garrison, February 20, 1986, two sisters, a brother, and a great-grandson, Austin James Frazier.

  Mrs. Garrison was of the Christian faith.

  Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Howard Matherly and Joyce and Carroll Broome, all of Elizabethton; three sons and daughters-in-law, C.F. and Olene Garrison and Clyde and Joyce Dean Garrison, all of Johnson City, and Ray and Susan Garrison, Kingsport; and seven grandchildren, Carl Garrison, Karen Heaton, Stephen Garrison, Eric Garrison, Deborah Lowery, Teresa Sands and Jama Frazier. Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  GARRISON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Alida Mae Garrison, 94, formerly of 1600 East Jackson Avenue, Johnson City, who died Saturday, April 29, 2000, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, May 1, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. H. Clay Bailey and Mr. Greg Key, ministers, officiating. Music will be by Christy Lewis, soloist. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Carl F. Garrison III, Stephen Garrison, Eric Garrison, Jim Frazier, Pat Heaton, Stan Sands and David Lowery. Honorary pallbearers will be nieces, nephews, friends and Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the home of a daughter, Marie (Howard) Matherly, 106 Daytona Place, Elizabethton, any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Pearl B. Souder
April 30, 2000

  Mrs. Pearl B. Souder, 89, 182 Holston Drive, Bluff City, died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

  Mrs. Souder was a native of Bluff City and a daughter of the late James B. and Virginia Harkleroad Bryan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Aaron Souder, in 1990, and by four brothers and two sisters.

  Mrs. Souder was a former resident of Elizabethton before returning to Bluff City in 1961. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton.

  Survivors include a son, Douglas L. Souder, Johnson City; two daughters, Shirley A. Lyons, Elizabethton, and Jeri J. Deas, Bluff City; and a sister, Dot Souder, Bluff City. Seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  SOUDER -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Pearl B. Souder, 89, 182 Holston Drive, Bluff City, who died Thursday, April 27, 2000, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in the Southview section at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy



Stanley A. Correll
4/26/00

   CRESTVIEW, Fla. -- Stanley Anderson Correll, 69, died Friday, April 21, 2000, in Crestview.

   Mr. Correll was a native of Carter County, Tenn., and had lived in Florida for the past 35 years. He was a son of the late George and Lucindia Correll and was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

   Mr. Correll was a Korean War veteran.

   Survivors include his wife, Rose Lyons Correll; four daughters, Donna Behnken, Fort Walton Beach, Karen Harris and Valerie Fuqua, both of Crestview, and Debbie Glover, Johnson City, Tenn.; a son, Ronnie Grindstaff, Belfrey, Ky.; a brother, Cecil Correll, Telford, Tenn.; and three sisters, Nellie Carman and Marjorie Johnson, both of Johnson City, Tenn., and Vesteen Simpson, Navarre. Seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   A memorial service will be held at the Mountain Home National Cemetery at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 27. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a burial fund for Mr. Correll, and may be mailed to Joey Behnken, 38 Highlands Drive, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., 32548.

   Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby P. DeVaughan
4/26/00

   Ruby P. DeVaughan, 57, 1901 Switzer Road, Gulfport, Miss., died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee, Fla., following a sudden illness.

   Mrs. DeVaughan was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Katherine Rains Davis, Hickory, N.C., and the late Claude Davis. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Marie Davis.

   Mrs. DeVaughan was a retired waitress and a member of the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a son, Michael Willis, Hickory, N.C.; a daughter, Angelia Medley, Miami, Fla.; two brothers, Raymond Davis, Kannapolis, N.C., and Ray Davis, Elizabethton; and a sister, Linda Carden, Hickory, N.C. Six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   DeVAUGHAN -- Graveside funeral services for Ruby P. DeVaughan, 57, 1901 Switzer Road, Gulfport, Miss., who died Saturday, April 22, 2000, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Childers officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Patsy Childers. Active pallbearers will be Kevin Fridley, Ray Davis, Hosea O'Head, Johnny Alexander, Kenny Davis and Mike Carden. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, (423) 543-5544, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Robert H. Reed
4/25/00

   Robert Henry "Bob" Reed, 82, 152 Danner Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, April 24, 2000, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Reed was a native of Yakima, Wash., and the son of the late Ora S. and Amy Scott Reed. He moved to Elizabethton in 1979.

   Mr. Reed was a retired optician. He was a member of the Elizabethton Senior Citizens and a member of Elizabethton Church of Christ. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Mary Hoffman Reed, of the home; three daughters, Janet Taylor, Elizabethton, Beverly Heck, Rhinelander, Wis., and Robie Bray, Winter Springs, Fla.; 10 grandchildren, Dwayne and Krissy Taylor, both of Elizabethton, Darrell Taylor, Mountain City, Kathy Kinser, Elizabethton, Kathy Hertlinger and Gene Watson, both of Milwaukee, Wis., Ellen and Don Heck, both of Rhinelander, Wis., Hon Bray, of Maryland, and Susie Fogleman, Winter Springs, Fla. Fifteen great-grandchildren, a niece and three nephews also survive.

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

   REED -- Memorial services for Robert Henry "Bob" Reed, 82, 152 Danner Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, April 24, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at Elizabethton Church of Christ, 137 East C Street, with Mr. Eddy Craft, minister, officiating. A private inurnment service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 27, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be George Ellis, Mike Russell, Eddy Craft, L.D. Fair, Raymond Harmon and members of Elizabethton Church of Christ. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church or at the residence, 152 Danner Road, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to The Parkinson's Disease Center, 600 Henley Street, Suite 60, Knoxville, Tenn. 37902. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


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