July 19, 2000

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July 18, 2000

Jerry Peterson

  Jerry Peterson, 65, 102 Suncrest Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, July 16, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.

  Mr. Peterson was a native of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and had lived in Carter County for the past eight years. He was the son of the late Adolph and Ora Gale Siglin Peterson.

  Mr. Peterson was retired as a hot tar roofer in the construction business. He was of the Lutheran Faith.

  Survivors include his wife, Diane Madley Peterson, of the home; a stepdaughter, Marie Dabney, Marshfield, Mo.; a stepson, Terry Dean Dabney, Marshfield, Mo.; and a sister, Sandy Peterson, Milford, Mich. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  PETERSON -- A memorial service for Jerry Peterson, 65, 102 Suncrest Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, July 16, 2000, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 20, at the Lighthouse for Jesus with Rev. Bill Younce officiating. Private disposition will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at the residence following the memorial service on Thursday evening. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick



July 16, 2000


Mary E. Fassett

  Mrs. Mary E. "Bette" Fassett, 85, 307 East K Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Saturday, July 15, 2000, in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

  Mrs. Fassett was a native of Albany, N.Y., a former resident of Estes Park, Colo., and had lived in Elizabethton for the last year-and-a-half. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard C. Fassett, on Nov. 3, 1988.

  She was a member of the St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Elizabethton and a former and very active member of the St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Horseheads, New York. She was a former employee at the Horseheads, New York Library, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.

  Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law: Janice and Charles Clyne, Elizabethton, Tenn.; and Rose Carol and Michael Epting, Union City, Calif.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

  Memorial services will be conducted at a later date with inurnment to follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Horseheads, N.Y.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

 

James S. Johnson, Jr.

  James S. "Black" Johnson, Jr., 80, 197 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, died Friday, July 14, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.

  A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late James S. and Bertha Heaton Johnson, Sr.

  He was a lifelong member of Roan Mountain United Methodist Church. Mr. Johnson was the retired owner and operator of Johnson Electric Company. He was a 50-year member of Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge 566 F & AM. Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran.

  Survivors include his wife, Crystal Whitehead Johnson, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Lucy Nell and George Sells, Johnson City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lynn and Janie Johnson, Elizabethton; and Pat and Maggie Johnson, Oldsmar, Fla.; one sister, Evelyn Gray, Roan Mountain; four grandchildren: Cindy Mongle, Big Stone Gap, Va.; Kathy Wirth, Atlanta, Ga.; James Johnson, Mooresville, N.C.; and Stuart Johnson, Concord, N.C.; four great-grandchildren: Carrie Stuart Mongle, Big Stone Gap, Va.; Mimi Wirth, Atlanta, Ga.; Anna Johnson, Mooresville, N.C.; and Andrew Johnson, Mooresville, N.C.

  Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 423-772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  JOHNSON -- Funeral services for James S. "Black Johnson, Jr., 80, 197 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, who died Friday, July 14, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Stephen Morrison officiating. Music will be under the direction of Charlotte Smith. Interment will follow at Johnson Roan View Cemetery with Masonic graveside services accorded by Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge 566 F & AM. Active pallbearers will be James Johnson, Stuart Johnson, Lewis Whitehead, Ed Whitehead, Greg Whitehead, and Sam Mongle. Honorary pallbearers will be George Sells, Orville Greer, Burl Gray, Fred Hopson, Jack Ellis, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, or at the residence, 197 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 North Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 423-772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Ernest R. Kiser

  Mr. Ernest R. Kiser, 70, 349 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, Tenn., died Friday, July 14, 2000, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.

  A native of Carter County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Ezra and Cynthia O'Quinn Kiser. He was preceded in death by his wife, Audrey Williams Kiser, Jan. 17, 1980, one son, one daughter, three brothers, one sister, two grandsons and one granddaughter.

  He was a retired employee of the Bemberg Corporation and was a member of the Johnson City Moose Lodge. He was a member of the Delphi Primitive Baptist Church, Dante, Va.

  Survivors include a son, Russell Kiser of the home, a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Debra Kiser, Watauga, Tenn.; a son and his fiance"'", Roger Kiser and Tammie Ford, Watauga, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces nephews, and cousins.

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

  KISER -- Funeral service for Mr. Ernest R. Kiser, 70, 349 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, Tenn., will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2000, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow the service in the George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Bill Kiser, William Lusk, John Ramey, Ronnie Kiser, Jr., Lynn Kiser, and Beecher O'Quinn, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Wetzel Wright, Paul Ollinger, Jr., Michael Potter, Dr. Joseph May, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2000, or at the home of a son, Ronnie Kiser, 369 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, Tenn., at any time. Hathway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Cora L. Little

  Cora Lee Little, 89, Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Thursday, July 13, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

  Ms. Little was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Arthur Ruble "Buck" Little and Lena Madge Hatcher Little. She was also preceded in death by five brothers: Thurman, Paul, Harry, Tillman, and Clarence Little, and a sister, Nannie Renfro.

  After attending East Tennessee State Teachers College, Ms. Little taught for 43 years in the Carter County School System. She was awarded a life membership in the Tennessee Congress of Parents and Teachers. She was a member of various national and local educational associations, including the Carter County Teachers Association.

  Survivors include two sisters: Myrtle Carver, and Rose Welch, both of Elizabethton, Tenn.; a brother and sister-in-law, Emory Lewis "Jack" and Dorothy Little, Elizabethton, Tenn.; and a sister-in-law, Winona Rader Little, Elizabethton, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.

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

  LITTLE -- Funeral service for Cora Lee Little, 89, Pine Ridge Health Care Center, Elizabethton, Tenn., who died Thursday, July 13, 2000, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2000, at Valley Forge United Methodist Church. The Revs. Lon Tobin and Gordon Welch, Jr. will officiate. Music will be under the direction of Linda Baughman, soloist, Judy Little, pianist, and Trilla Little, organist. Graveside service and interment will follow immediately afterwards in the Little Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Berdell Little, Kenneth Welch, III, Larry Jewett, Kenneth Jewett, Joe Nave, and Danny Little. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Valley Forge United Methodist Church, 3974 Highway 19-E, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2000, at the church prior to the service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Marie H. Odom

  Marie Hathaway Odom, 72, 336 Old Andrew Johnson Avenue, Jefferson City, died Thursday, July 13, 2000, in the Life Care Center of Jefferson City.

  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Abraham M. and Dorothy Simerly Hathaway. She had lived a number of years in Jefferson City. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ed Crowe.

  Mrs. Odom was a member of the East Side Christian Church of Elizabethton.

  Survivors include her husband, William P. Odom; one daughter, Patricia Cencarik, Jefferson City; three sons: Dayton Jones, Johnson City; Henry Crowe, Knoxville; and Robert Crowe, Elizabethton; eight grandchildren, three step-daughters, five step-sons, and a special step-daughter-in-law, Linda Odom, Jefferson City.

  Memorial Funeral is in charge of arrangements.

  ODOM -- Graveside services for Marie Hathaway Odom, 72, 336 Old Andrew Johnson Avenue, Jefferson City, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Mack Bennett officiating. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral is in charge of arrangements.


Jack L. Slemp

  Jack L. Slemp, 73, died Sunday, July 2, 2000, in Garden City, Mich.

  Mr. Slemp was a native of Johnson City and a son of the late Robert and Joanne Forester Slemp.

  Survivors include his wife, Rosey Hampton Slemp; a son, Stevie Slemp; a daughter, Karen (Johny) Tillison; a son, Bobby (Donna) Slemp; and a sister, Sue Campbell. Seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild also survive.

  Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 5, in Wayne, Mich.

  Uht Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Ross T. Williams

  BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. -- Ross Taylor Williams, 87, 35 Meeks Road, Ridgecrest, N.C., died Friday, July 14, 2000.

  Mr. Williams was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church and a former member of Unaka Avenue Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tenn., where he served as deacon for many years. He retired from Tennessee Eastman in 1975 after 37 years, and was a World War II Veteran and served in the 70th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army, in the Pacific Theater.

  Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Bernice Williams, January 18, 2000; three brothers, Joe, Frank and Harry; and a sister, Nora Alice McAnnis.

  Survivors include his son, Dallas P. Williams, daughter-in-law, Debbie Williams, and granddaughter, Nichole Gibbs, all of Asheville; granddaughter, Erin Gaudette and her husband, Greg, and great-grandson, Gage Taylor Gaudette, all of Springfield, Mass.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Wanda Taylor, Elizabethton, Tenn., James R. and Peggy Taylor, Salisbury, and Virginia and Nat Sams, Johnson City, Tenn.; and several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 16, in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home with Pastor David Webb officiating. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 17, at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

  Miller Funeral Home, 208 West State Street, Black Mountain, N.C., (828) 669-2977, is in charge of arrangements.

 

July 14, 2000

Ned H. Calhoun

  Ned Horton Calhoun, 73, 1691 Jenkins Hollow Road, Mountain City, died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer.

  Mr. Calhoun was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Alfred and Hester Lewis Calhoun. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Gurney, Tilford, Willie and Max Calhoun, and four sisters, Alba and Georgia Calhoun, Hattie Benton and Thelma Bennett.

  Mr. Calhoun had lived in Mountain City for the past 13 years. He attended Newland Elementary School, Newland, N.C., and was employed at the Kingsport Printing Press for 20 years before going to work at the North Carolina State University Printing Press in Raleigh, N.C., where he retired after 20 years of service. He retired in 1983. He was a Veteran of World War II, serving three years with the U.S. Army. He was a Christian.

  Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Helen Presley Calhoun; a son and daughter-in-law, David M. and Donna Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Doug Shanks, Raleigh, N.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Carleen and Paul Webb, Church Hill; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ray Calhoun, Albee David and Mable Calhoun, all of Kingsport, and Carlos and Evelyn Calhoun, Newland, N.C.; two grandsons, Robby Moore, Raleigh, N.C., and Dillon Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C.; and a granddaughter, Stacy Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and neighbors also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  CALHOUN -- Funeral services for Ned Horton Calhoun, 73, 1691 Jenkins Hollow Road, Mountain City, who died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, July 14, at First Free Will Baptist Church of Mountain City with Rev. Frank Wood, Rev. Finley McCoury, Rev. Terry Carver and Rev. Paul Webb officiating. The Ollis Family will provide the music. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at Sunset Memorial Park in Mountain City. Military Honors will be provided by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Tim Calhoun, Allen Calhoun, Hal Baker, Kenny Calhoun, Ferrell Calhoun, Larry Calhoun, Jimmy Bennett and Jim Reed. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Osborne, Odel Johnson, Jim Isenhower, Joel Isenhower, Milburn Isenhower, Howard Brown, Joe Sherwood, Allen Johnson, John Perry, Ike Dancy, Charlie Dellinger, Frank Arnold and Sterling Carroll. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Earnest Kiser

  Earnest Kiser, 70, 349 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, died Friday, July 14, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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


Cora L. Little

  Cora Lee Little, 89, of Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, died Thursday, July 13, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

  Ms. Little was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Arthur Ruble "Buck" Little and Lena Madge Hatcher Little. She was also preceded in death by five brothers, Thurman, Paul, Harry, Tillman and Clarence Little, and a sister, Nannie Renfro.

  After attending East Tennessee State Teachers College, Ms. Little taught for 43 years in the Carter County School System. She was awarded a life membership in the Tennessee Congress of Parents and Teachers. She was a member of various national and local educational associations, including the Carter County Teachers Association.

  Survivors include two sisters, Myrtle Carver and Rose Welch, both of Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Emory Lewis   "Jack" and Dorothy Little, Elizabethton; and a sister-in-law, Winona Rader Little, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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


Marie H. Odom

  Marie Hathaway Odom, 72, 336 Old Andrew Johnson Avenue, Jefferson City, died Thursday, July 13, 2000, at Life Care Center of Jefferson City.

  Mrs. Odom was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Abraham M. and Dorothy Simerly Hathaway. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Ed Crowe.

  Mrs. Odom had lived a number of years in Jefferson City. She was a member of the East Side Christian Church, Elizabethton.

  Survivors include her husband, William P. Odom; a daughter, Patricia Cencarik, Jefferson City; three sons, Dayton Jones, Johnson City, Henry Crowe, Buford, Ga., and Robert Crowe, Johnson City; eight grandchildren; three step-daughters; five step-sons; and a special step-daughter-in-law, Linda Odom, Jefferson City.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  ODOM -- Funeral services for Marie Hathaway Odom, 72, 336 Old Andrew Johnson Avenue, Jefferson City, who died Thursday, July 13, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Mack Bennett officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be step-sons and step-sons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Spencer Gregg and the Staff of Life Care Center of Jefferson City. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Dayton Jones, 7 State Place, Johnson City. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Betty L. Potter

  A small memorial service for Betty L. Potter will be held Sunday, July 23, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Roan Mountain Church of Christ.

  For more information, call 543-1470.

 

July 13, 2000

Nora A. Bledsoe

  Nora Ann Bledsoe, 83, of Augusta, Ark., died Tuesday, July 11, 2000, in Augusta.

  Mrs. Bledsoe was a native of Heber Springs, Ark., and the daughter of the late Henry V. and Vonny Brewer Flowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, two sons and a daughter.

  Mrs. Bledsoe was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Augusta, where she was active in the Golden Circle Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Home Demonstration Club and the Senior Citizens Club of Augusta. She had worked as a nurse's aid.

  Survivors include two sons, Curtis Bledsoe, Forrest City, Ark., and Danny Bledsoe, Lynchburg, Va.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Martha and Robert Sams, Elizabethton, Glenda and Charles Smith, Augusta, Ark., and Carey Bledsoe Goacher, Hughes, Ark.; four sisters, Vanessie Anderson, Mountain Home, Ark., Vesta McHann, Fiddletown, Calif., Pearl Erving of Mississippi, and Faye Stockdale of Missouri; and a brother, Raymond Flowers, Pine Bluff, Ark. Twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.

  Arrangements by Roller-Daniel Funeral Home, (501) 268-3546.

  Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  BLEDSOE -- Funeral services for Nora Ann Bledsoe, 83, of Augusta, Ark., who died Tuesday, July 11, 2000, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Grace Baptist Church in Augusta, Ark. Interment will be conducted at Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree, Ark. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Grace Baptist Church in Augusta. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Grace Baptist Church, Augusta, Ark., or to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Arrangements by Roller-Daniel Funeral Home, (501) 268-3546. Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

 

Carolyn F. Bradshaw

  Carolyn Faye Bradshaw, 60, 194 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.

  Mrs. Bradshaw was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a daughter of the late William Clyde and June Jones. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Rev. Vance Jones.

  Mrs. Bradshaw had lived in Carter County for a number of years. She was a graduate of Cranberry High School, Elk Park, N.C., and a member of the Beech Mountain Baptist Church. She was a member of the Hampton Chapter #470, Order of Eastern Star.

  Survivors include her husband, Johnny A. Bradshaw; two sisters, Myrtle Gobble, Hampton, and Mabel Shook, Banner Elk, N.C.; a brother, William Ford Jones, Elk Park, N.C.; several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Angie Gobble; and a special friend, Teddy Glen Ellison, Hampton.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  BRADSHAW -- Funeral services for Carolyn Faye Bradshaw, 60, 194 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, who died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, July 14, at Beech Mountain Baptist Church with Rev. James Hagerman and Rev. Dennis Church officiating. The Calvary Way Trio will provide the music. Interment will be in the Beech Mountain Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 12:50 p.m. Friday, will be James Erwin, Allen Church, Eddie Storie, Dwayne Edmondson, Omer Trivette and Lane Edmondson. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry McGee, J.M. Heaton, Lynn Shook, Phil Shook, Clifford Gobble, Ronnie Gobble, Glen Shook, Norman Jones, Terry Allen Jones, Kenneth Jones and Bobby Jones. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Mrs. Bradshaw will be moved to the church one hour before services. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Ned H. Calhoun

  Ned Horton Calhoun, 73, 1691 Jenkins Hollow Road, Mountain City, died Wednesday, July 12, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer.

  Mr. Calhoun was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Alfred and Hester Lewis Calhoun. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Gurney, Tilford, Willie and Max Calhoun, and four sisters, Alba and Georgia Calhoun, Hattie Benton and Thelma Bennett.

  Mr. Calhoun had lived in Mountain City for the past 13 years. He attended Newland Elementary School, Newland, N.C., and was employed at the Kingsport Printing Press for 20 years before going to work at the North Carolina State University Printing Press in Raleigh, N.C., where he retired after 20 years of service. He retired in 1983. He was a Veteran of World War II, serving three years with the U.S. Army. He was a Christian.

  Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Helen Presley Calhoun; a son and daughter-in-law, David M. and Donna Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Doug Shanks, Raleigh, N.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Carleen and Paul Webb, Church Hill; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ray Calhoun, Albee David and Mable Calhoun, all of Kingsport, and Carlos and Evelyn Calhoun, Newland, N.C.; two grandsons, Robby Moore, Raleigh, N.C., and Dillon Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C.; and a granddaughter, Stacy Calhoun, Southern Pines, N.C. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and neighbors also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Dorothy A. Gardner

  Dorothy A. Gardner, 76, of Nashville, died Friday, July 7, 2000, in Nashville.

  Mrs. Gardner was a former resident of Hampton.

  Survivors include a son, William H. Faulkner, a grandson, John Faulkner, and a granddaughter, Amy Faulkner.

  Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at McKendree United Methodist Church in Nashville.


Earl Miller

  Earl Miller, 62, Huffman Street, Morganton, N.C., died Monday, July 10, 2000, at Grace Hospital following a lengthy illness.

  Born April 21, 1938, in Carter County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Wiley Miller and Pearl Simerly Miller. He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Don, Dalton, J.B., Lee and Thurman Miller.

  Survivors include a son, Earl David Miller, Marion, N.C.; a daughter, Sherry Cole, Ft. Mill, S.C.; two brothers, Kail Miller, Spruce Pine, N.C., and Conley Miller, Elizabethton; and two sisters, Barbara Arnett, Peoria, Ill., and Mabel Stepp, Johnson City. Four grandchildren also survive.

  Graveside services and interment will be held in the Blevins Cemetery in Tiger Creek at 2 p.m. Thursday.

  Sossoman Funeral Home, Morganton, N.C., (828) 437-3211, is assisting the family with the arrangements.


Wayne Stanton

  Wayne Stanton, 68, 4445 Big Dry Run Road, Mountain City, died Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Johnson City.

  Mr. Stanton was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Hobart and Orda Greenwell Stanton.

  Mr. Stanton was a farmer and a member and deacon of Baker's Gap Baptist Church. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post #6908 and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.

  Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Pearson Stanton, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry Wayne and Melissa Dawn Stanton, Elizabethton; a daughter, Melissa Denise Stanton, Elizabethton; and a sister, Phyllis Heaton, Mountain City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  STANTON -- Funeral services for Wayne Stanton, 68, 4445 Big Dry Run Road, Mountain City, who died Tuesday, July 11, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 13, from the Chapel of Percy-Hux Funeral Home with Rev. James Richardson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Sugar Grove Quartet. Military graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 14, in the Baker's Gap Cemetery accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Active pallbearers will be Marvin Arney, Tim Gentry, Fred Greene, Roy Hodge, Dave Dugger, Tim Phillips, Maurice Arney and Glenn Arney. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Greene, Wade Snyder, Steve Dugger, John Baker, Harold Stanton, Doran Bunting and Herb Arnold. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Trula Muse, 239 Sunset Drive, Mountain City, Tenn. 37683. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home or at the residence, 4445 Big Dry Run Road, Mountain City, any time. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.



July 12, 2000

Nellie Carpenter

  Nellie Carpenter, 85, 222 West I Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, July 10, 2000, at her residence.

  Mrs. Carpenter was a native of Macon County, N.C., and a daughter of the late Henry and Margaret Mason. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Carpenter, and a brother, Herbert Mason.

  Mrs. Carpenter was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.

  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sue Carpenter and Bill Bennett of Florida; seven sons and daughters-in-law, Virgil and Linda Carpenter, Telford, William and Linda Carpenter, Mitchell and Margaret Carpenter, Gary and Sandy Carpenter, Philip and Melody Carpenter, Jackie and Connie Carpenter and Joe and Tammy Carpenter, all of Elizabethton; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; four sisters, Ruth Nunley, Geraldine Grindstaff, Maxine Mackey and Kate Barnett; and four brothers, Grover Mason, Verlus Mason, Brett Mason and James Mason. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  CARPENTER -- Funeral services for Nellie Carpenter, 85, 222 West I Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, July 10, 2000, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Connie Carpenter. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the grandsons: Billy Ray Bennett, Gregory Carpenter, Stacy Carpenter, Jeffrey Carpenter, Chadrick Carpenter, Phillip Lee Carpenter, Patrick Steven Carpenter, Matthew Carpenter, Brandon Carpenter, Bradley Carpenter and Joseph Carpenter. Friends may call at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


John S. Cox

  John Sidney Cox, 86, 426 Field Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, July 10, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mr. Cox was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Samuel D. and Vista Barnett Cox. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Alverta Mae Northern Cox, in 1995, and a son, David Lee Cox, in 1989.

  Mr. Cox was a retired employee of U.S. Steel, Gary, Ind. He was a member of the Hunter First Baptist Church.

  Survivors include a son, John L. Cox, of the home; a sister, Evelyn Joyce Cox, Elizabethton; two brothers, Walter Cox, Elizabethton, and James Cox, Bristol; five grandchildren, Kimberly Flotho, Springfield, Tenn., Heith Cox, Detroit, Mich., Sidney Cox and Denise Cox, both of Bristol, and Alicia Cox, Fairfield, Ohio; and three great-granddaughters, Donita Taylor Brown, Donielle Taylor and Deidree Taylor.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  COX -- Funeral services for John Sidney Cox, 86, 426 Field Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, July 10, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Burl Garland and Dr. Dennis Deese officiating. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, will be Robert Brown, Kenneth Taylor, Ben Clark, Wayne Shell, Maurice Shell, Sidney Cox and Heith Cox. Honorary pallbearers will be Adam Flotho, Dennis Blackburn, Claude Puckett, Fred Taylor and the Senior Men's Sunday School Class of Hunter First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Millard H. Wilson

  Millard Harold Wilson, 69, 790 Cannon Road, Limestone, died Sunday, July 9, 2000, at his residence.

  Mr. Wilson was a native of Carter County and had lived in Limestone for the past 25 years. He was a son of the late McArthur and Lottie Wilson.

  Mr. Wilson was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War Ii and a retired employee of Smith-Higgins Wholesale Drug Company. He was a Baptist and a member of the Watauga Masonic Lodge.

  Survivors include two sons, Richard A. "Rick" Wilson, Elizabethton, and Harold Thomas Wilson, Johnson City; a brother, Lester Wilson, Jonesborough; and a sister, Evelyn Sargent, Elizabethton. A grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

  WILSON -- Graveside services for Millard Harold Wilson, 69, 790 Cannon Road, Limestone, who died Sunday, July 9, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion, Hammond Post #3. Pallbearers will be selected from family members and friends. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Happy Valley High School Band, 121 Warpath Lane, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and then go in procession to the cemetery for the services. Friends may call other hours at the home of a son, Rick Wilson, 1127 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

 

July 11, 2000

Anna P. Richardson

  Mrs. Anna P. Richardson, 85, Courtyard Apartments, 710 E. Second Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, July 9, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.

  Mrs. Richardson was a lifelong resident of Stoney Creek and a daughter of the late Thomas J. and Ellen Myers Richardson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sidney   Richardson, five sisters and three brothers, including her twin brother, Danny, who died at four years of age.

  Mrs. Richardson was a member of Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church.

  Survivors include a son, Johnnie Harmon Richardson, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Hazel and Gary Bishop, Tallahassee, Fla.; and five grandchildren, Tracy Richardson, Travis Richardson and Donna Richardson Caldwell, all of Lenoir, N.C., Maj. Jeb S. Bishop, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter, S.C., and Lt. Lee D. Bishop, Fort Lewis, Wash. Five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  RICHARDSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Anna P. Richardson, 85, Courtyard Apartments, 710 E. Second Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, July 9, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Elmer Carter and Rev. Earl Campbell officiating. Mrs. Faye Campbell will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 13, in the Richardson Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 8:55 a.m. Thursday, will be Maj. Jeb S. Bishop, Lt. Lee Bishop, Tracy Richardson, Travis Richardson, Kenneth Caldwell and Buford Richardson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 8:55 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


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