May 25, 2000

Clemetis S. Buck

  Mrs. Clemetis Sara Buck, 87, 170 Jim Buck Road, Johnson City, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mrs. Buck was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late William and Maggie Stalcup Kyte. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dayton R. Buck, November 16, 1993, a sister, Cassie Reed, and three brothers, Ed Kite, Holland Kyte and Conley Kyte.

  Mrs. Buck had lived a number of years in Carter County. She was a member of the Sinking Creek Baptist Church.

  Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Glen Townsend and Ruby and Edward Whitehead, all of Johnson City; two brothers, Reece Kyte, Butler, and Homer Kyte, of Oregon; two grandchildren, David Townsend, Johnson City, and Mrs. Gene (Carolyn) Carrier, Bristol; and two great-granddaughters, Christy Carrier and Heather Carrier.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

BUCK -- Funeral services for Mrs. Clemetis Sara Buck, 87, 170 Jim Buck Road, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday, will be David Townsend, Gene Carrier, Travis Thompson, Dewey Hill, Tom Hyatt, Bobby Clark and Guy Buck. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, her neighbors, the 5400 Wing of Johnson City Medical Center, and a special friend, Wilma Shell. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Buck to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Whitney Lee Hoilman

  Whitney Lee Hoilman, 12, 116 Mason Lane, Johnson City, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at the Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, following two liver transplants and a lengthy illness.

  Ms. Hoilman was a native of Washington County and had lived all of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of Bryan and Amy Elsea Hoilman, Johnson City.

  Ms. Hoilman was a sixth grade student at Central Elementary School, Johnson City. She was a member of the Believer's Family Church in Elizabethton.

  Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Clint Hoilman, of the home; her maternal grandmother, Frances Elsea, Piney Flats; and her paternal grandparents, Guy and Sue Hoilman, Johnson City. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

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

HOILMAN -- Funeral services for Whitney Lee Hoilman, 12, 116 Mason Lane, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Piney Flats United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Davis and Rev. Carol Wilson officiating. Committal services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, in the Shell Cemetery, Piney Flats. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Cheek, Kevin Townsend, Bob Townsend, Don Ward, Tony McKeehan and Josh Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be David McKinney, Mark Cheek, Whitney's 6th Grade Classmates, Dr. James Pearson, Dr. Paul Bischoff, Dr. Phillip Bagnel and Dr. John Bucuvalus. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to either the Children's Research Foundation for Liver, Children's Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnett Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, ATTN: Pediatric Liver Care Center; or to the Ronald McDonald House of Greater Cincinnati, 229 Erkenbricher Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229; or to the Central Elementary School, New Track Fund, 252 Taylor Town Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family will receive friends at Piney Flats United Methodist Church from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Elise A. Mitchell

  Elise Anderson Mitchell, 87, who lived most of her life in Elizabethton, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, in Houston, Texas.

  Mrs. Mitchell had lived in Houston since 1994. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Ann White Anderson; her father, Henry P. Anderson Sr.; four brothers, Erskine Anderson, Ernest Anderson, Fred Anderson and H.P. "Pete" Anderson Jr.; and three sisters, Eura "Toogie" Anderson, Anna B. Hendler and Elenora Anderson.

  Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ann and Gordon Boyd, Bristol, and Martha and Bruce Sorrell, Houston, Texas; two grandchildren and their spouses, Amy Stout Accardo and Glen Accardo and Derek and Lana Billington Stout, all of Houston, Texas; and three sisters and a brother-in-law, Ethel Duke, Johnson City, Louise and Kenneth Wood, and Betty Anderson, all of Elizabethton.

  A private memorial service will be held in Houston on Friday, May 26.

Eva H. Turbyfill

  Mrs. Eva H. B. Turbyfill, 84, 440 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mrs. Turbyfill was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and the daughter of the late George and Suda Hart Harr. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Leroy Bailey, in 1956, her second husband, C.N. Turbyfill, in 1976, and by three brothers and three sisters.

  Mrs. Turbyfill was a retired florist, owner and operator of Central Florist and a former member of the Roan Mountain Garden Club. She was a member and youth teacher of the Central Church of Christ and attended the Limestone Cove Church of Christ and taught the Adult Class.

  Survivors include a son, William Lee "Bill" Bailey, Erwin; a daughter, Helen Taylor, Johnson City; and a brother, Elbert Harr, Watauga. Six granddaughters, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a special niece, Ethel Hart, Marietta, Ga., also survive.

  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

TURBYFILL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Eva H. B. Turbyfill, 84, 440 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Ron Gouge, minister, officiating. Music will be by the Men's Group of Central Church of Christ. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, in the Southview Section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Devon Pearson, Todd Pearson, Bob Hendrix, Dick Hendrix, Gary Burger, F.D. Birchfield, Bub Gouge and Tim Street. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Paul Knapp, Dr. G.K. Shaw, Dr. Robert Allen and members of Internal Medicine Associates, Earl Gouge, Mark Knotter, Gary Edwards, Richard Ellis, Dr. Keith Ellis, R.J. Hart, Lt. Col. Gary Hart, Lawrence Shell and Cecil Carr. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

 

May 24, 2000

Stella G. Allen

  Mrs. Stella Grace Allen, 3308 Martin Farm Road, Johnson City, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mrs. Allen was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James Elbert and Margaret Denton Geisler. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glen Allen.

  Mrs. Allen was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse at the former Carter County Memorial Hospital. She was of the Baptist Faith.

  Survivors include five sons, Robert B. "Josh" Allen, John A. Allen and James H. Allen, all of Elizabethton, Charles T. Allen, Buford, S.C., and Daniel E. Allen, Johnson City. Five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

ALLEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Grace Allen, 3308 Martin Farm Road, Johnson City, who died Monday, May 22, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Mike Taylor and Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the service. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Shirley S. Harris

  Mrs. Shirley S. Harris, 80, Hill Road, Clinton, Maine, died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Mid-Maine Medical Center, Waterville, Maine.

  Mrs. Harris was a native of Montville, Maine, and a daughter of the late Arthur Gilman and Christine Frances Walker Stewart. She was a descendant of Pilgrim Edward Doty and a member of the Mayflower Society.

  Mrs. Harris was the Valedictorian of the 1936 Class of Freedom Academy. She was a retired employee of Fisher-Berkley Company in California and made equipment used in NASA's lunar missions. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Unity, Maine.

  She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Harris, in 1987, and a brother, Carleton W. Stewart Sr.

  Survivors include three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Elsie and George Harris, Norwood, Mass., Evelyn and Roger Drew, Knox, Maine, and Margene Johns, Swanville, Maine. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

  A visitation and funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 27, at Rockcliffe Funeral Home in Belfast, Maine. Mrs. Harris will be returned to Elizabethton for graveside services at Happy Valley Memorial Park.

  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Hazel M. Reinhart

  ADRIAN, Mich. -- Mrs. Hazel Morton Reinhart, 81, of Adrian, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Herrick Memorial Hospital.

  Mrs. Reinhart was a native of Hampton, Tenn., and a daughter of the late James C. and Vicie H. Pate Morton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Reinhart, a son, Bobbie Gibson, four brothers and two sisters.

  Mrs. Reinhart was employed by Miller's Restaurant until her retirement in 1993.

  Survivors include two sisters, Martha Lee Harrel, Johnson City, Tenn., and Flora Burrow, Scottsboro, Ala., and two granddaughters, Cheryl Gibson, Saline, and Belinda Gibson-Hollis, Jacksonville, Fla. Four great-grandchildren also survive.

  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Anderson Funeral Home.

  Anderson Funeral Home, (517-265-3312), is in charge of arrangements.

Frances F. Shortt

  Frances F. Shortt, 88, 16418 Ketron Lane, Abingdon, Va., died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

  Mrs. Shortt was a lifelong resident of Abingdon, Va., and the daughter of the late John D. Sullins and Lizzie Mae Harless Sullins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Blythe Short Sr., two sons, W.B. Shortt Jr. and Wiley E. Shortt, and a daughter, Barbara Diane Shortt.

  Mrs. Shortt was a homemaker and a member of the Victory Baptist Church.

  Survivors include three sons, Elmer Shortt, Abingdon, Va., Dale K. Shortt, Piney Flats, and David Shortt, Abingdon, Va.; seven daughters, Mrs. Ronnie (Marie) Little, Elizabethton, Mrs. Don (Nancy) Hale, Vinton, Va., Mrs. Tim (Connie) Price, Abingdon, Va., Mrs. Wimpy (Dorothy) Hampton, Elizabethton, Mrs. Leon (Mary) Leonard, Abingdon, Va., Mrs. Tom (Shiela) Shoun, Blountville, and Mrs. Jack (Gladys) Combs, Abingdon, Va.; and a sister, Isabelle Ritter, Bristol, Va. Twenty-seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.

SHORTT -- Funeral services for Frances F. Shortt, 88, 16418 Ketron Lane, Abingdon, Va., who died Monday, May 22, 2000, were conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Victory Baptist Church with Dr. Austin Cook and Rev. Joel Cook officiating. Committal services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Holston Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Micky Shortt, Gary Shortt, Ricky Shortt, Larry Combs, Wimpy Hampton Jr. and Jimmy Shortt. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Combs, Charlie Leonard, Ronnie Little Jr., Sam Hampton, Eric Dowell, Jason Price and T.J. Shortt. Special thanks to Dr. Pierre Istfan for all he has done for the family. The family received friends at Victory Baptist Church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, is in charge of arrangements.

May 23, 2000

Terry L. Arnold

  Terry Lee Arnold, 30, 850 Rock Creek Road, Rock Creek Community, Erwin, died Friday, May 19, 2000, in the Shady Valley Community of Johnson County.

  Mr. Arnold was a native of Johnson City, having lived in Elizabethton most of his life. He was a son of Paul Babb, Nicholsville, Va., and JoAnn Higgins Babb, Jonesborough.

  Mr. Arnold was of the Baptist Faith. He was employed as a superintendent for Landmark Corporation, Johnson City.

  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Donna Phillips Arnold; a stepson, Ethan Huskins, of the home; four sisters, Ann Florke, of New Jersey, Diane Simmons, Johnson City, Carol Knight, Bristol, and Ava Ragusa, Johnson City; two brothers, George Arnold and Rudy Arnold, both of Elizabethton; and his grandmother, Tulva Arnold, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Valley

ARNOLD -- Memorial services for Terry Lee Arnold, 30, 850 Rock Creek Road, Rock Creek Community, Erwin, who died Friday, May 19, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Hulen Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Dave Silver officiating. The family will receive friends at the church on Wednesday from 6 p.m. until the service time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Ethan Huskins Trust Fund. Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Valley

Billy J. Cornett

  Billy Jack "Pipewrench" Cornett, 60, 1220 Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.

  Mr. Cornett was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Daniel and Sula Jordan Cornett.

  Mr. Cornett was retired due to disability from North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166, where he served on the Honor Guard for funerals.

  Survivors include his wife, Hattie Cole Cornett, of the home; a daughter, Janet Parlier, Elizabethton; two sons, Richard Guy, Elizabethton, and Stephen Cornett; two sisters, Peggy West, Kingsport, and Sylvesta Nidiffer, Elizabethton; and four grandchildren, Richard Guy II, Rebecca Guy, Rachel Guy and Randall Guy, all of Elizabethton.

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

CORNETT -- Funeral services for Billy Jack "Pipewrench" Cornett, 60, 1220 Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, May 21, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Heavenly Reflections Trio. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Timmy Clemons, Jerry Clemons, Rick Clemons and Michael Clemons. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy "Wimp" Carriger, Ronnie Lunsford and the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166 Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Malone L. Harrell

  Malone L. Harrell, 86, of Asbury Retirement Center, Johnson City, formerly of Hampton, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Holston Valley Community Hospital, Kingsport, from injuries received in an automobile accident.

  Mr. Harrell was a native of Bakersville, N.C., and a resident of Carter County since 1916. He was the son of the late Rexter and Bessie Harrell and was also preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Jenkins Harrell, February 1, 1986, a brother, Reed Harrell, and a sister, Florence Fair.

  Mr. Harrell was a retired automobile salesman with Griffith Motors. He was active in the Republican Party and was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church.

  Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Pat Swift, Augusta, Ga., and Jane and Edward King, Johnson City; a brother, Lee Harrell, Sun City, Calif.; a sister, Phyllis Campbell, Copperas Cove, Texas; six grandchildren, Greg Swift and Brad Swift, both of Fredericksburg, Va., Joseph Swift, Hampton, Jamie Lovelace, Johnson City, Bonnie White, Elizabethton, and Barry Lovelace, Gray; and four great-grandchildren, Rebecca and Rachael Swift, both of Fredericksburg, Va., Jessica Lovelace, Johnson City, and Lucas White, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

HARRELL -- Funeral services for Malone L. Harrell, 86, of Asbury Retirement Center, Johnson City, formerly of Hampton, who died Sunday, May 21, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. D.C. Byrd and Rev. Ed Clawson officiating. Music will be under the direction of David Arney. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Greg Swift, Brad Swift, Joseph Swift, Jamie Lovelace, Barry Lovelace, Ed King and Jeff White. Honorary pallbearers will be former friends and neighbors of Hampton and the staff and members of Asbury Retirement Center and residents. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Jane King, 314 West Holston Avenue, Johnson City. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Larry J. Lewis

  Larry Joe Lewis, 32, 113 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, due to injuries received in an automobile accident in Elizabethton.

  Mr. Lewis was a native of Knoxville, having lived all his life in Carter County. He was the son of Joe D. and Archie Marie Slagle Lewis, of the home.

  Mr. Lewis was a truck driver and a former employee of Kennametal. He attended the Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.

  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Slagle and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lewis.

  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include several aunts, uncles and cousins, and a special friend, Angie Lowe, Elizabethton.

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

LEWIS -- Funeral services for Larry Joe Lewis, 32, 113 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, May 21, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Dave Shorter, Rev. Jonas Revis and Rev. Elmer Carter officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Betty Bradford, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Ensor, Bill Slagle, Michael Carr, Donnie Sams, Mark Cochran, Roy Ward, Mike Hicks and Chris Lewis. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Joyner, Lawrence "Beardy" Holly, Terry Sams, David Lewis, Jeff Lyons, employees of Liberty Homes in Statesville, N.C., friends, neighbors and nephews. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 113 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Charles Liverman

  Charles Liverman, 53, 338 Jenkins Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at his residence.

  Mr. Liverman was a native of Philadelphia, Pa., having lived in Elizabethton for the past year. He was the son of Kathryn Cook Liverman, of Alabama, and the late Gilbert W. Liverman.

  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sons, Dwayne and Timothy Liverman, both of Maryland; two brothers, James Liverman, Elizabethton, and John Liverman, of New Jersey; and three sisters, Marlene Brynesy and Kathryn Sergeiko, both of New Jersey, and Rethea Foster, of Alabama. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Private disposition will be held at a later date.

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

T.J. Malone

  T.J. Malone, 31, 1840 Mt. Holston Road, Bluff City, died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mr. Malone was a native of Bluff City and a son of Virginia Hyatt Malone and the late Hubert Malone.

  Mr. Malone was a member of the Lighthouse Independent Free Will Baptist Church, Bluff City.

  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Tonya Malone, of the home; two daughters, Mercedes Jabloski, Johnson City, and Ashley Fillers, Blountville; three step-sons, Clinton Kirkpatrick, Blountville, Chris Cunningham, Bristol, and Stephen Malone, Johnson City; three brothers, Kenneth Malone, Bluff City, Auther Malone, Elizabethton, and Robert Malone, Johnson City; a sister, Sophia Malone Salyers, Kingsport; and his previous wife, Paula Malone. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements. (www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick-BluffCityChapel)

MALONE -- Funeral services for T.J. Malone, 31, 1840 Mt. Holston Road, Bluff City, who died Saturday, May 20, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, with Rev. Johnny Sloan officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Sunrise Cemetery. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of his uncle, John Henry Malone, 344 Tennessee Street, Bluff City. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements. (www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick-BluffCityChapel)

Willie E. Miller I

  Willie Edward Miller I, 62, 2375 Pleasant Valley Road, Mountain City, died Saturday, May 20, 2000.

  Mr. Miller was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Andrew J. and Bertie Ellen Campbell Miller. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joseph M. Miller, and a sister, Stella M. Woods.

  Mr. Miller was a member of the Liberty Christian Church.

  Survivors include his wife, Wanda Pauline Richardson Miller, Mountain City; a son, Willie Edward Miller II, Elizabethton; three daughters, Janice Manila Miller Ringwald, Mountain City, Reta Nioma Miller Harmon, Banner Elk, N.C., and Tammy Julydean Miller Johnson, Lenoir, N.C.; five brothers, Frank Miller, Elizabethton, L.D. Miller, J.P. Miller, Bill Miller and Darrell Miller, all of Butler; and a sister, Shirley Miller, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Funeral services were conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, May 22, at Liberty Christian Church with Mr. Jim Hutchinson officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, in the Richardson Cemetery, Buck Mountain, N.C. Active pallbearers will be the Deacons and Elders of Liberty Christian Church. Friends may call at the residence any time.

  Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements. Percy-Hux Funeral Home percyhux@preferred.com

Frances F. Shortt

  Frances F. Shortt, 88, 16418 Ketron Lane, Abingdon, Va., died Monday, May 22, 2000, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

  Mrs. Shortt was a lifelong resident of Abingdon, Va., and the daughter of the late John D. Sullins and Lizzie Mae Harless Sullins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Blythe Short Sr., two sons, W.B. Shortt Jr. and Wiley E. Shortt, and a daughter, Barbara Diane Shortt.

  Mrs. Shortt was a homemaker and a member of the Victory Baptist Church.

  Survivors include three sons, Elmer Shortt, Abingdon, Va., Dale K. Shortt, Piney Flats, and David Shortt, Abingdon, Va.; seven daughters, Mrs. Ronnie (Marie) Little, Elizabethton, Mrs. Don (Nancy) Hale, Vinton, Va., Mrs. Tim (Connie) Price, Abingdon, Va., Mrs. Wimpy (Dorothy) Hampton, Elizabethton, Mrs. Leon (Mary) Leonard, Abingdon, Va., Mrs. Tom (Shiela) Shoun, Blountville, and Mrs. Jack (Gladys) Combs, Abingdon, Va.; and a sister, Isabelle Ritter, Bristol, Va. Twenty-seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.

SHORTT -- Funeral services for Frances F. Shortt, 88, 16418 Ketron Lane, Abingdon, Va., who died Monday, May 22, 2000, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Victory Baptist Church with Dr. Austin Cook and Rev. Joel Cook officiating. Committal services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at Holston Valley Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Micky Shortt, Gary Shortt, Ricky Shortt, Larry Combs, Wimpy Hampton Jr. and Jimmy Shortt. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Combs, Charlie Leonard, Ronnie Little Jr., Sam Hampton, Eric Dowell, Jason Price and T.J. Shortt. Special thanks to Dr. Pierre Stafan for all he has done for the family. The family will receive friends at Victory Baptist Church from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.


May 22, 2000

Harland M. Barnett

  Harland M. Barnett, 84, 1203 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, May 20, 2000, at the James H. Quillen, Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a brief illness.

  Mr. Barnett was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and the son of the late W.B. and Julie Gouge Barnett. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Norman Barnett.

  Mr. Barnett was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation having worked in the Maintenance Department. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

  Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lynne Barnett, 109 Redwood Drive, Elizabethton; a grandson, Christopher Barnett, Elizabethton; three sisters, Ethel Crain, Elizabethton, Mabel Stocton and Dorothy Patton, both of Roan Mountain; a brother, Herman Barnett, Roan Mountain; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Mary Smith, Roan Mountain.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 8460 Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

BARNETT -- Funeral services for Harland M. Barnett, 84, 1203 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, May 20, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, May 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Dr. Kenneth Jordon and Rev. Richard Blevins officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Charlotte Smith. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Stocton, Delaney Crain, Terry Crain, Ted Barnett, Jack Barnett, Larry Barnett and Rod Stocton. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Stocton, Robert Greer, Roy Troutman, Clayton Lester, Roger Brown, Ford English, Ray Heaton, Tip Heaton, Tom Jarrett, Harold Jarrett, Jack Troutman, S.D. Hughes, John Smith, James Ward, Harold Ellis and Kelly Crain. A Special "Thank You" to the following: Housecall Home Health Care, the Meals on Wheels Program, the Doctors and Nursing Staff of MICU at the James H. Quillen, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Glenda Gouge, Jack Barnett and Ted Barnett. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Diabetes Association, 4205 Hillsboro Avenue, Suite 200, Nashville, Tenn. 37215. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at Mountain Home National Cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his son, Michael Barnett, 109 Redwood Drive, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 8460 Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Billy J. Cornett

  Billy Jack "Pipewrench" Cornett, 60, 1220 Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.

  Mr. Cornett was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Daniel and Sula Jordan Cornett.

  Mr. Cornett was retired due to disability from North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166, where he served on the Honor Guard for funerals.

  Survivors include his wife, Hattie Cole Cornett, of the home; a daughter, Janet Parlier, Elizabethton; two sons, Richard Guy, Elizabethton, and Stephen Cornett; two sisters, Peggy West, Kingsport, and Sylvesta Nidiffer, Elizabethton; and four grandchildren, Richard Guy II, Rebecca Guy, Rachel Guy and Randall Guy, all of Elizabethton.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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


Malone Harrell

  Malone Harrell, 86, of Johnson City, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center,

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Larry J. Lewis

  Larry Joe Lewis, 32, 113 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center,

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

 

Jerry L. Tolley

  Jerry Lee Tolley, 34, 114 Ellison Road, Hampton, Tenn., died Thursday, May 18, 2000, as a result of an automobile accident.

  A native of Carter County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Jobe and Ruth Tolley.

  He was a member of the Cloudland Band Boosters.

  Survivors include his wife, Sandra Dee Tolley, of the home; one son, Jerry Tolley, Jr., of the home; five brothers: Wayne Tolley, Oklahoma; Sherman Tolley, Elizabethton, Tenn.; Dexter Tolley, Hampton, Tenn.; Jobe Tolley, Jr., Hampton, Tenn.; Dean Tolley, Elizabethton, Tenn; four sisters: Stella Largent, Hampton, Tenn.; Paulene Stout, Hampton, Tenn.; Vickey Hatley, Bluff City, Tenn.; Connie Sheets, Elizabethton, Tenn.; a very special brother-in-law, John Hughes; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

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

TOLLEY -- Funeral services for Jerry Lee Tolley, 34, 114 Ellison Road, Hampton, Tenn., who died Thursday, May 18, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. L.D. Berry and the Rev. Thomas Largent officiating. Music will be under the direction of Fairview Quartet. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2000, at Dovie Cemetery, Hampton, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be the Rev. Darrell Bailey, the Rev. Gary Whitehead, Detrick Gwyn, Milburn Hughes, Sr., Arthur Stephan, Allen Tolley, John Hughes, Wesley Crumley. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Tolley, John Henson, Jerry Collins, Jabies Collins, Milburn Hughes, Jr., Jamie Vaughn. Everyone will meet at Fairview Free Will Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2000, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or any time at the home of the Rev. Thomas and Stella Largent, 106 Ellison Road, Hampton, Tenn. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.