July 10, 2000

Ina B. Cameron

  Ina B. Cameron, 72, 4392 Meadowood Street, Orlando, Fla., died at her residence Thursday, July 6, 2000, after a brief illness.

  Mrs. Cameron was a native of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Earl T. and Pearl Jones Cox.

  Mrs. Cameron was a graduate of Science Hill High School. She had lived in Glen Burnie, Md., for 29 years before moving to Orlando in 1978. She retired as a clerk with the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company of Glen Burnie, where she had been employed for 29 years. She was a member of the Conway United Methodist Church of Orlando.

  Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Kenneth E. Cameron; two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Jack Callahan, Wrightsville, Pa., and Lois and John Runge, Glen Burnie, Md.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Penny Cameron, Kearneysville, W. Va., and Michael and Janice Cameron, Orlando, Fla.; two sisters, Vera Rogers, Elizabethton, and Edna Stinnett, Johnson City; two brothers, Jim Cox, Elizabethton, and Bob Cox, Johnson City; and 11 grandchildren, Ruth Cameron, Adrienne Crace, Abigail Cameron, David Cameron, Jack Callahan, John Runge, Keith Runge, Nathan Cameron, Cara Cameron, Austin Cameron and Jenna Cameron. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  CAMERON -- Funeral services for Ina B. Cameron, 72, 4392 Meadowood Street, Orlando, Fla., who died Thursday, July 6, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, July 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. James D. Curtis and Mr. Allen Cameron officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Johnny Runge, Keith Runge, Jackie Callahan, Jack Callahan and John Runge. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. To further the Gospel and to honor her Saviour The Lord Jesus Christ, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Missions for Opening Churches, 6419 Lake Road, Box 130, Olcott, N.Y. 14126-0130. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Anna Richardson

  Mrs. Anna Richardson, 85, 710 East 2nd Street, Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, died Sunday, July 9, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.


July 9, 2000

Roy F. Cannon

  Roy F. Cannon, 70, 105 Dugger Street, Hampton, died Thursday, July 6, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

  Mr. Cannon was a native of Big Stone Gap, Va., and a resident of Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late Roy and Marie Belcher Cannon.

  Mr. Cannon was of the Baptist Faith. He was retired from the United States Air Force, having served 20 years and 10 years in the Air Force Reserves.

  Survivors include his wife, Grace Hyder Cannon, of the home; a sister, Joann Smith, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jerry and Donna Heaton, Hampton.

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

  CANNON -- Funeral services for Roy F. Cannon, 70, 105 Dugger Street, Hampton, who died Thursday, July 6, 2000, were conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Kenneth Jones officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 9, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Heaton, Tip Heaton, Ronnie Heaton, Roger Pierce, Tony Pierce, Isaac Oaks and Ernie Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 105 Dugger Street, Hampton, any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 8:30 a.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Venia E. Coleman

  Venia E. Coleman, 65, 293 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, July 8, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.

  Mrs. Coleman was a native of Buladean, N.C., and the daughter of the late Frank and Delia Street Hughes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Coleman; four brothers, Walter, Carl, Bill and Hoyt Hughes; a sister, Okla Hughes; and an infant son, Rodger Coleman.

  Mrs. Coleman was a homemaker and a member of Green Mountain Free Will Baptist Church, where she served in the Ladies Auxiliary.

  Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Marietta Hodges and Rita and Keith Russell, all of Elizabethton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Phillip and Darlene Coleman, Elizabethton, and Randy Coleman, Columbia, S.C.; a brother, Arthur Hughes, Jonesborough; a sister, Margaret Shull, Shelby, N.C.; six grandchildren, Beth Russell, Jennifer Hodges, Heather Coleman, Emily Russell, April Coleman and Tyler Russell, all of Elizabethton; and a great-grandson, Micah Russell, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  COLEMAN -- Funeral services for Venia E. Coleman, 65, 293 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, July 8, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 10, at Green Mountain Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. L.D. Berry, Rev. Bob Campbell and Rev. C.A. Howell officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Green Mountain Free Will Baptist Church Quartet. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Jack Chambers, Bob Gouge, Don Hembree, Jeff Lyons, Alan Fender and Leroy Adams. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons and men of Green Mountain Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 293 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Marie L. Martin

  CRAMERTON, N.C. -- Mrs. Marie Laws Martin, 78, 472-A Eleventh Street, Cramerton, died Friday, July 7, 2000, at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

  Mrs. Martin was a native of Swain County and retired from Burlington Industries with over 40 years of service. She was a Charter Member of Cramerton Free Will Baptist Church in Cramerton and a member of the Nina Rikard's Sunday School Class. She was a member of the Cramerton Senior Citizens Club and the Cramerton Free Will Baptist Happy Hearts.

  Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Eliza Laws, two brothers, Robert Laws and Thurman Laws, and two sisters, Ollie Branton and Pearlie Blanton.

  Survivors include her husband, Bill Martin; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Wayne and Carol Patterson, Belmont, and Steve Patterson, Apopka, Fla.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Phyllis and Phil Poston, Hampton, Tenn., Debbie and Bruce Armstrong and Cecilia and Carl Goins, all of Gastonia; a brother, George Laws, Swain County; and a sister, Bertha Barnes, Cramerton. Twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.

  McLean Funeral Directors, Gastonia, (704) 865-3451, are serving the Martin family.

  MARTIN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Laws Martin, 78, 472-A Eleventh Street, Cramerton, N.C., who died Friday, July 7, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at Cramerton Free Will Baptist Church in Cramerton, N.C., with Rev. Doug King and Rev. Roy Rikard officiating. Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia, N.C. Active pallbearers will be grandsons: Mark Patterson, Craig Patterson, Jeff Patterson, David Poston, Tommy Jones, Michael Hansil, Will Thrower and Andy Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of Cramerton Free Will Baptist Church and the Men's Bible Class. The family received friends Saturday evening at the church. Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Cramerton Free Will Baptist Church, 426 Woodlawn Ext., Cramerton, N.C. 28032. McLean Funeral Directors, Gastonia, N.C., are serving the Martin family.


William S. Wallace

  William S. "Billy" Wallace, 67, of Alexis, N.C., died Thursday, July 6, 2000, at his home following an extended illness.

  Mr. Wallace was a native and former resident of the Copper Basin and was the son of the late Bill and Edith Taylor Wallace.

  Mr. Wallace was retired from the Babcock-Wilcox Company where he worked as a crane operator. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in the Korean War.

  Survivors include a step-daughter, Bertha, and three step-grandchildren, all of Elizabethton; three brothers, Jim Wallace, Alexis, N.C., Hugh Wallace, Woodstock, Ga., and Bob Wallace, Seneca, S.C.; and two sisters, Estelle Loudermilk and Shirley Loudermilk, both of Turtletown. Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

  Funeral services were held Saturday in Copperhill, Tenn.

  Akins Funeral Home, Copperhill, (423) 496-5554, was in charge of arrangements.


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