October 11, 2000

Elbert Davis Jr.


   Elbert Davis Jr., 72, of Harvey, Ill., died there Sunday, October 8, 2000.
   Mr. Davis was a native of Grundy, Va., and a son of the late Elbert Davis Sr. and Virgie Stiltner Davis. He was also preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
   Mr. Davis had lived a number of years in Elizabethton before going to Illinois.
   Survivors include seven children and two sisters, Mrs. Alta Garrison, Valley Forge, and Mrs. Mary Ruth Griffith, Butler.
   Funeral and interment will be held Wednesday, October 11, in the National Cemetery in Hammond, Ind.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.


Alma F. Harrison

   Alma Florence Duncan Harrison, 80, 121 Ruby Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Harrison was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late William Andrew Sr. and Eliza Greenwell Duncan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James R. Harrison Sr., November 2, 1992.
   Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Valley Forge Christian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Joe Brown, Elizabethton, and Suzann and Eugene Eldridge, Yadkinville, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, James R. Jr. and Lois Harrison, Johnson City; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; two brothers and a sister-in-law, W.A. Duncan Jr., Elizabethton, and Fred and Arkie Duncan, Johnson City; and a sister, Helen Duncan, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   HARRISON -- Funeral services for Alma Florence Duncan Harrison, 80, 121 Ruby Avenue, Lot #15, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 12, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. H. Clay Bailey, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Frank Merritt. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 13, at Dry Hill Cemetery in Johnson County. Active pallbearers will be the Deacons and Elders of Valley Forge Hill Christian Church. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, Helen Duvall and Dr. Jerry Gastineau. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Brenda Brown, 121 Ruby Avenue, Lot #5, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Valley Forge Christian Church Building Fund, Route 8, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

John O. King

   John O'Leary King, 69, Nix Road, Cottage #2, Milligan College, died Friday, October 6, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. King was a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and the son of the late Lewis W. and Dorothy R. O'Leary King.
   Mr. King was a 1958 graduate of Stanford University with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering. He was a member of the A.I.A.A. and the Church of Jesus in Johnson City. He was a retired Electrical Engineer in the aerospace industry with 20 years of serving, including three years with NATO in Europe, and was a U.S. Army Paratrooper in the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include a son, John O. King Jr., Farmers Exchange, Tenn.; a brother, Lewis W. King Jr., Mount Clement, Mich; and one nephew.
   These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   KING -- A memorial visitation for John O'Leary King, 69, Nix Road, Cottage #2, Milligan College, died Friday, October 6, 2000, will be held Wednesday, October 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home in Elizabethton. The burial of the cremains will be at a later date. These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Willard H. O'Quinn

   Willard Herbert O'Quinn, 84, 701 East 2nd Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. O'Quinn was a native of Dickenson County, Va., and the son of the late Andrew Jackson and Ada Kiser O'Quinn. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Turbyfill O'Quinn.
   Mr. O'Quinn was a member of East River Park Christian Church and was a retired employee of Inland Container. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ray H. O'Quinn and Herman and Mary O'Quinn, all of Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Bob Myers, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Terri Myers, Keith Myers, Kim Fowler, Tammy Hardin, Judy Fletcher and Danny O'Quinn, all of Elizabethton, and Andy O'Quinn, Johnson City; and six great-grandchildren, Korey Hardin, Lacee Fletcher, Michael Fowler, Marcus Fowler, Lindsey Fowler and Cassi Fletcher, all of Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   O'QUINN -- Funeral services for Willard Herbert O'Quinn, 84, 701 East 2nd Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 12, in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Joel Stauffer and Mr. John Smith, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mary Lou O'Quinn. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Friday, October 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Fowler, Kenny Hardin, John Fletcher, Randy Marlowe, Patrick Barnette and Beecher O'Quinn. Honorary pallbearers will be Mac Merritt, Waymon Webb, Everett O'Quinn and Hank Howe. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of any of the children at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 10, 2000

Hazel B. Barnett

   Mrs. Hazel Birchfield Barnett, 72, 115 Blevins Road, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at the residence of a sister, Nan Bautista, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Barnett was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Aught and Celia Hopson Birchfield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther Barnett, January 21, 1977.
   Mrs. Barnett was a member of the Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to Mrs. Bautista, include four other sisters, Florence Beebe, Cloverdale, Calif., Vi Cummings, Elizabethton, Louise Whitehead, Hampton, and Margaret Tinsley, Lakeland, Fla., and three brothers, Jack Birchfield, Wiconisco, Pa., Bill Birchfield, Cloverdale, Calif., and James Birchfield, Smithville, Texas. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BARNETT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Birchfield Barnett, 72, 115 Blevins Road, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, October 8, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Terry Jones and the Rev. Bob Campbell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 12, in the Tiger Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, will be Bob Grindstaff, Neil Whitehead, Mark Whitehead, Allen Whitehead, Jack Birchfield, Bill Birchfield, James Birchfield, Ronnie Holsclaw and Larry Tinsley. Honorary pallbearers will be David Miller, Dr. R.S. Martin, Dr. David Fenner, Luther Blevins, employees of Housecall Hospice, her church family and the Willing Workers of Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Nan Bautista, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Betty V. Cannon

   Mrs. Betty Virginia Cannon, 69, 518 Navy Lane, Mountain City, died Monday, October 9, 2000, at her residence.
   Mrs. Cannon was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Selmer S. and Cora Eller Ward.
   Mrs. Cannon attended Johnson County High School and was past Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Maple Chapter #79. She was a housewife and a member of the Cobbs Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Joseph Cannon, Mountain City; a son, John P. Cornett, Mountain City; a step-daughter, Betty Cannon Ballou, Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Robert B. Ward, Butler; a sister, Marie Shanks, Elizabethton; three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; a niece, Gail Trotter; and a nephew, Gary Swift.
   Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com
  
   CANNON -- A memorial service for Mrs. Betty Virginia Cannon, 69, 518 Navy Lane, Mountain City, who died Monday, October 9, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, from the chapel of Henson Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Simcox and the Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. Music will be by Bill Greene. Memorials may be sent to the Cobbs Creek Baptist Church, 150 Church Street, Butler, Tenn. 37640, or the Lynn Valley Baptist Memorial Fund, 509 Bryant Avenue, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the family residence, 518 Navy Lane, Mountain City, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hensonfh@preferred.com. Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com
  

Edna Ellis

   Edna Ellis, 61, 464 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Ellis was a native of Sullivan County and the daughter of the late Claude and Cordie Baird Hyatt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lee Ellis.
   Mrs. Ellis was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a son, Kenneth "Skip" Ellis, Bluff City; two daughters, Pam Bunten, Elizabethton, and Kim Hughes, Piney Flats; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Kenneth Hyatt, Bristol, C.J. Hyatt, Bluff City, and Bob Hyatt, Elizabethton; and two sisters, Phyllis Bare, Johnson City, and Jean Williams, Piney Flats. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ELLIS -- Funeral services for Edna Ellis, 61, 464 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, who died Sunday, October 8, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 11, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 12, at Harmony Baptist Church Emmert Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and family. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 464 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Harmony Baptist Church, Elizabethton, Tenn. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Burlis D. Fritts

   VINTON, Va. -- Burlis D. "Byrl" Fritts, 78, of Roanoke, died Monday, October 9, 2000.
   Mr. Fritts was a retired area Wildlife Management Supervisor with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries with 15 years service. He was of the Baptist Faith.
   Mr. Fritts was preceded in death by his parents, John and Emeline Fritts, and by three brothers and three sisters.
   Survivors include his wife, Hazel M. Fritts; two sons, Bill Fritts, Lynchburg, Va., and Roger Fritts, Roanoke, Va.; two daughters, Betty Yancey, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Loraine Kaluger, Centerville, Ohio; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Blaine Fritts and Jady Fritts, both of Elizabethton.
   Oakey's Vinton Chapel, Vinton, Va., (540) 982-2221, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   FRITTS -- Graveside funeral services for Burlis D. "Byrl" Fritts, 78, of Roanoke, Va., who died Monday, October 9, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 12, at Moreland Cemetery in Doeville, Tenn., with the Rev. Frank Woods officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family will have a private memorial gathering at Oakey's Vinton Chapel. Oakey's Vinton Chapel, Vinton, Va., (540) 982-2221, is in charge of arrangements.
  

John E. Guy Sr.

   WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- John Ernest Guy Sr., 73, formerly of Ashtabula, died Wednesday, October 4, 2000, at Lexington Medical Center.
   Mr. Guy was a native of North Carolina and the son of the late John and Lucy Green Guy. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Lovelace.
   Mr. Guy had lived in the Ashtabula area for more than 40 years before recently moving to South Carolina. Prior to retirement, he worked as a steeplejack for International Chimney Corporation.
   Survivors include two daughters, Patty Rodriguez, Geneva, and Brenda Mittison, Southfield, Mich.; a son, John E. Guy Jr., Gilbert, S.C.; and five sisters, Gladys Graley, Conneaut, Merle Humphrey, Ashtabula, Clair Newport and Virginia McQueen, both of Elizabethton, and Joann Williams of North Carolina. Nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral services were conducted Saturday, October 7, 2000, at Ducro Funeral Home, Ashtabula. Interment was in Saybrook Cemetery, Saybrook Township.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Barbara L. Miller

   Mrs. Barbara Lois Miller, 68, 863 Fairview Road, Hampton, died Saturday, October 7, 2000, at the residence of a son, Herman H. Miller, Conyers, Ga., after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of Omer Simerly, Johnson City, and Nettie Berry Cornett, Hampton.
   Mrs. Miller was a retired seamstress and was of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Ray Miller, in 1990, and a daughter, Valerie Lee Davis.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a daughter, Wanda "Kitty" Holsclaw Ellis; one other son, Charles Ray Miller, Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Wanda Jay Brummitt, Unicoi, and Shirley Whitehead, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Melissa Ann Davis, Hampton (who lived with Mrs. Miller); a grandson, Christopher S. Miller, of Rhode Island; and a special friend, Bill Townsend.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Lois Miller, 68, 863 Fairview Road, Hampton, who died Saturday, October 7, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Henry Berry and the Rev. Burnie Jones officiating. The Fairview Quartet will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, in the Miller Family Cemetery with the Rev. L.D. Berry officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, will be Bobby Brummett, Jimmy Brummett, Brian Brummett, Jeff Clark, Byrl Clark and Albert Willis. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Obtober 9, 2000

Hazel B. Barnett


   Mrs. Hazel Birchfield Barnett, 72, 115 Blevins Road, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, October 8, 2000, at the residence of a sister, Nan Bautista, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Barnett was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Aught and Celia Hopson Birchfield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther Barnett, January 21, 1977.
   Mrs. Barnett was a member of the Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to Mrs. Bautista, include four other sisters, Florence Beebe, Cloverdale, Calif., Vi Cummings, Elizabethton, Louise Whitehead, Hampton, and Margaret Tinsley, Lakeland, Fla., and three brothers, Jack Birchfield, Wiconisco, Pa., Bill Birchfield, Cloverdale, Calif., and James Birchfield, Smithville, Texas. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Donna L. Potter

   Mrs. Donna Lynn Smith Potter, 39, of Highway 67, West Mountain City, died Saturday, October 7, 2000, at her residence.
   Mrs. Potter was a native of Canton, Ohio. She was a member of the Mountain City Assembly of God and was a school counselor.
   Survivors include her husband, Johnny Potter, Mountain City; a daughter, Sarah Smith, Mountain City; two sons, David and Kevin Smith, both of Mountain City; her parents, Marvin Arlen and Delorse Farley, Shady Valley; a sister, Gaye Conway, Elizabethton; three brothers, Richard Farley, Mountain City, James Farley of Hawaii, and Shannon Farley, Gray; her grandfather, Holland Farley, Tazewell, Va.; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson, Shady Valley. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com
  
   POTTER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Donna Lynn Smith Potter, 39, of Highway 67, West Mountain City, who died Saturday, October 7, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2000, from the Mountain City Assembly of God with Frank Deeter officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Bud Reece, Johnny Potter, Greg Visser, Preston Visser, Forest Visser and Dean Visser. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com
  
  

October 8, 2000

Virginia C. Arney

   Mrs. Virginia C. Arney, 67, 6033 Highway 19-E, Hampton, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Arney was a native of Ypsilanti, Mich., and a daughter of the late Lee and Julia Marguerite Rohr Cox. She had been a resident of Hampton for the past five years. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Arney, in 1995, and by one son, Donald Salyer, in 1997.
   She was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
   Survivors include one son, Mike Salyer, Hampton; two sisters, Marlene Cramer, Cadillac, Mich., and Doris Schultz, Norwalk, Calif.; four grandchildren, Mark Anthony Salyer and Tommy Salyer, both of Houston, Texas; Michaela Salyer and Cameron Salyer, both of Oklahoma.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   ARNEY -- Funeral services for Virginia C. Arney, 67, 6033 Highway 19-E, Hampton, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. Graveside service and interment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Active pallbearers will be selected. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Evelyn Bunton

   Mrs. Evelyn Juanita Gragg Bunton, 76, of Sugar Grove, N.C., died Tuesday night, Oct. 3, 2000, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.
   Born on Sept. 7, 1924, Mrs. Bunton was a native of Clifftop, W.Va. She was a daughter of the late George W. and Nettie Eller Gragg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Bunton, and three sisters: Nell Hamlett, pearl Stokes, and Frances Wilson.
   Mrs. Bunton was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, a homemaker, and former production employee of TRW in Boone.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn B. Lawrence, Zionville, N.C. two sons: Gary C. Bunton, Zionville, N.C.; George C. Bunton, Banner Elk, N.C.; two sisters: Mrs. Zella Hedrick, Boone, N.C.; Mrs. Doris Isaacs, Elizabethton, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
   Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, Boone, N.C., is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   BUNTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Evelyn Juanita Gragg Bunton, 76, of Sugar Grove, N.C., who died Tuesday night, Oct. 3, 2000, will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Antioch Baptist Church. The body will lie in state at the church from 1-2 o'clock. Officiating will be the Revs. Carl Wilson and Church Edmonson. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7-9 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. The family is at the home of the daughter, Carolyn Lawrence, 496 Ed Williams Road, Zionville, N.C. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, Boone, N.C., is in charge of the arrangements.


George W. Day, Jr.

   Mr. George William "Bill" Day, Jr., 67, 1511 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, did Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Day was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late George W. and Florence Smith Day, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Britt.
   He retired from Appalachian Oil as a dispatcher in 1999 after 20 years of service. Mr. Day was a former Boy Scout leader in the Marbleton community. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Ernestine Day; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Ethel Day, Bean Station, Tenn.; one daughter, Mary Lou Day, Unicoi; sisters and brother-in-law, Anna Griffith, Pauline Tilson, Ruth Day, and Laraine and Doug Johnson, all of Erwin; and Mescal McIntosh, Flint, Mich.; two grandsons, Todd Day and Matt Day, and several nieces and nephews.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 743-1381 or 928-4595, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DAY -- Funeral services for Mr. George William "Bill" Day, Jr., 67, 1511 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, who died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Sam Ferguson will officiate. Music will be provided by Gary McNabb and Inez Chandler. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday from Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Wayne Tilson, Wade Tilson, Doug Johnson, Vernon Hackworth, Jack Hopson and Bruce Randolph will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Family, minister and friends may assemble at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 1511 Marbleton Road, Unicoi. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Wesley Plaza, 2513 Wesley Street, Suite 2, Johnson City, TN 37601 or call 1-800-227-2345. Unicoi Funeral Home, 743-1381 or 928-4595, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.


Barbara L. Miller

   Mrs. Barbara Lois Miller, 68, 863 Fairview Road, Hampton, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at the residence of a son, Herman H. Miller, Conyers, Ga., after a brief illness.
   A native of Carter county, she was a daughter of Omer Simerly, Johnson City, and Nettie Berry Cornett, Hampton.
   Mrs. Miller was a retired seamstress. She was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Miller was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Ray Miller, in 1990, and by a daughter, Valerie Lee Davis.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a daughter, Wanda (Kitty) Holsclaw, Elizabethton; one other son, Charles Ray Miller, Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Wanda Jay Brummitt, Unicoi; and Shirley Whitehead, Johnson City; one granddaughter, Melissa Ann Davis, Hampton (who lived with Mrs. Miller); and one grandson, Christopher S. Miller, Rhode Island.
   The body will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and burial. Arrangements are incomplete.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Luther Nave
  
  
Mr. Luther "Paul" Nave, Sr., 81, 405 Second Avenue, Hampton, died on Saturday, Oct. 7., 2000, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Nave was a native of Hampton and a son of the late Floe and Hattie Mae Smith Nave. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
   He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Nave was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, June Elizabeth Street Nave, of the home; one son, Luther Paul Nave, Jr., Hampton; one daughter, Cheryl Nave, Atlanta, Ga.; three nieces, and one granddaughter, Ashley Brook Nave, Bristol, Tenn.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Luther "Paul" Nave, Sr., 81, 405 Second Avenue, Hampton, who went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. James Archer officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Arlane Archer, soloist. Graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2000, in the Crown Section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Albert Deloach, A.C. Burgess, James Andrews, Howard Julian, D.C.. Simerly, and George Smith. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6:30-7:30 p.m. prior to the service. Special thanks to the primary care staff at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home and the Housecall nurses. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Novella V. Pierce

   Novella V. Pierce, 68, 514 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of Nora E. Vandeventer, Elizabethton.
   She was a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist church and a graduate of Unaka High School and Steed College. Mrs. Pierce was a former employee of Hunter Insurance Agency, Johnson City.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, James T. "Jim" Pierce, of the home, and 10 cousins.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick
  
   PIERCE -- Funeral services for Novella V. Pierce, 68, 514 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., who died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Revs. Willie Lunsford, James Hawk and Jamie Ferguson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ms. Lisa Shell, pianist. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Paul Hilman, Floyd Vandeventer, Gene Vandeventer, Phil Vandeventer, Clifford Vandeventer, and Kyle Williams. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, 2000, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence at 514 Sabine Street any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the American Cancer Society, C/O Helen Wilson, 209 South Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or to the Carter County Humane Society, C/O Bob White, 159 Hickory Hollow Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick


Donna L. Potter


   Mrs. Donna Lynn Smith Potter, 39, of Highway 67, West Mountain City, died Saturday, October 7, 2000, at her residence.
   Mrs. Potter was a native of Canton, Ohio. She was a member of the Mountain City Assembly of God and was a school counselor.
   Survivors include her husband, Johnny Potter, Mountain City; a daughter, Sarah Smith, Mountain City; two sons, David and Kevin Smith, both of Mountain City; her parents, Marvin Arlen and Delorse Farley, Shady Valley; a sister, Gaye Conway, Elizabethton; three brothers, Richard Farley, Mountain City, James Farley of Hawaii, and Shannon Farley, Gray; her grandfather, Holland Farley, Tazewell, Va.; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Johnson, Shady Valley. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com
  
   POTTER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Donna Lynn Smith Potter, 39, of Highway 67, West Mountain City, who died Saturday, October 7, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 10, 2000, from the Mountain City Assembly of God with Frank Deeter officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Bud Reece, Johnny Potter, Greg Visser, Preston Visser, Forest Visser and Dean Visser. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/Henson.com


John A. Stout

   John Allen Stout, 54,137 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2000, at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Norman Edward and Maxi Faye Cornett Stout.
   He was a 1965 Hampton High School graduate and attended Milligan College. He was retired due to disability from Mapes Piano String Co. He was a member of Union Baptist Church. Mr. Stout had served two tours during the Vietnam Conflict, having served in the U.S. Navy.
   Survivors include his wife, Cathy Ruth Shell Stout; one daughter, Meghan Eliza Stout, of the home; four sisters, Linda Dale Malone, Bossier City, La.; Sherry Yeargin Payne, Butler; Norma Kyte, Elizabethton; and Kathy Hill, Hampton; one brother, Jerry Stout, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Travis Edward Simerly, and a special cousin, Ann Glover.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   STOUT -- Funeral services for John Allen Stout, 54, 137 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Mickey Beal officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The church choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be contacted. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Mapes Piano String Company, the staff and employees of Housecall Hospice and the staff and employees of the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center and his many friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence. The body will be moved to the church one hour before services. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

October 6, 2000

George T. McCurry

   George Timothy McCurry, 78, 1349 Rittertown Road, Hampton, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, in the Life Care Center.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Montie and Savannah Callahan McCurry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Townsend McCurry in 1976 and by 12 brothers and sisters.
   Mr. McCurry was employed for a number of years at Campbell Service Station, Hampton. He retired from the Carter County Highway Department.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Johnny Glover, Hampton; two sisters, Kathleen Cook of Georgia and Bernice Stanley, Elk Park, N.C.; two brothers, Bynum McCurry, Roan Mountain, and Jake McCurry of Georgia; three granddaughters: Penny McCurry, Melissa Arnold, and Kristin Glover; one great-granddaughter, Megan Brooke Arnold; and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MCCURRY -- Funeral services for George Timothy McCurry, 78, 1349 Rittertown Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry McCurry officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday will be Carl Brown, Rick Arnold, Johnny McKinney, Bobby Rainbolt, Zane Church, and Verlin Stevens. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Carter County Highway Department, Ford Townsend, Harlin Hill and Jerry Campbell. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  

October 5, 2000

Ruby R. Blevins

   Mrs. Ruby R. Blevins, 79, 259 Abbeyville Road, Medina, Ohio, died at her residence Monday, Oct. 2, 2000.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Pearl Winters Perry. Mrs. Blevins had lived in Ohio for the past 15 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Blevins; a son, Bruce Blevins; a daughter, Mabel; a sister, Mabel "Pete" Estep; three brothers: Tracy, Halder, and Murial Perry; and a grandson, Benny Sproles.
   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Mary Blevins and Ellen and Mark Schlenkerman, all of Medina, Ohio; one son and two daughters-in-law, William and July Blevins, Johnson City, and Ann Blevins, Elizabethton; one sister, Ollie Maupin, Johnson City; 11 grandchildren: Sharon, Darrel, Richard, Johnny, Randy, Jennifer, Joey, Lori, Deeanna, Pete, and Sandra; and 14 great-grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby R. Blevins, 79, 259 Abbeyville Road, Medina, Ohio, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Joseph W. Manis officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the George Mottern Cemetery. pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter-in-law, Ann Blevins, 192 Old Watauga Road,Watauga. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  


  

October 4, 2000

Clifford J. Faulks

   Clifford Jesse Faulks, 79, 818 East 19th Street, Marshfield, Wis., died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, on Monday, Oct. 2, 2000.    Born on May 30, 1921 in Waupaca, Wis., Faulks married the former Elizabeth Colvin on Sept. 22, 1944, in Marshfield. He was a 1941 Stratford High School graduate. Mr. Faulks was preceded in death by his parents, by a brother, Gaylord, and a sister, Gleneale.
   Mr. Faulks was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, serving during World War II in the South Pacific where he took part in the first wave of the invasion of Japan. He was a dairy farmer in Stratford, Wis., for 28 years. He then worked in maintenance at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, for 15 years. After retirement, Mr. Faulks and his wife moved to Marshfield. In retirement, he spent time fishing, woodworking and traveling with his wife.
   He was a member of Community Bible Church, Stratford, and the American Legion, Post 54, of Marshfield.
   Survivors, in addition to his wife, include L. Nancy Larsen, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; Jane Naser, Eau Claire, Wis.; Kristin Kuypers, Elizabethton; and Paricia Koran, Marshfield, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Kaarin Larsen, Michelle, Stephanie and Jeffrey Naser, Karisha and Korutney Kuypers, Gina Rizzardi, and Mario Koran.    Rembs/Kundinger Funeral Home, Marshfield, Wis., is in charge of arrangements.  
 

William H. Gray, Jr.   

   William Henry Gray, Jr., 71, 2736 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, September 29, 2000, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Brooklyn, New York, he was a son of the late William Henry Gray, Sr. and Madeline Mary Jacobs. Mr. Gray had lived in Elizabethton since 1983, moving here from North Carolina.
   He was a retired fireman with the City of Tampa, Fla. He was a member of the International Association of Firefighters. Mr. Gray was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict, having served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Catholic Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Colleen Nelson Gray; one daughter, Valarie Ann Teaster, Banner Elk, N.C.; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Services were private. Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.   

Dana J. Ingram

   Dana J. Ingram, 38, 118 First Avenue, Hampton, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of George Ingram, Jr., Elizabethton, and Mable Whitehead Ingram, Roan Mountain. He was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Elaine Ingram, and two brothers, Harold Lee Ingram and Darrell Allen Ingram.
   Mr. Ingram was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Lynn Ingram of the home; one daughter, Diedra Lucy Ingram, and one son, Jonah Gwyn Ingram, both of the home; one brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Zdenka Ingram, Hampton; two sisters, and one brother-in-law, Lisa and Jack Simerly, Roan Mountain; and Karen Ingram, Elizabethton; a paternal grandmother, Mary Ingram, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Fuenral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick

      INGRAM -- Funeral services for Dana J. Ingram, 38, 118 First Avenue, Hampton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Revs. Marvin Slagle and Dallas Gregg officiating. Music will be under the direction of Margaret Smith, soloist. Graveside and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at Clarktown Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Jim Bishop, Robert Oliver, Jack Simerly, Bill Highsmith, Marshall Simerly, Jerry Ball, Curtis Morton, Frank Highsmith, and Richard Scalf. Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends. Everyone will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home chapel to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening, Oct. 5, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Tetrick Fuenral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick

Charlotte Ward

   Charlotte Jean "Effie" Fortner Ward, 60, 6230 Talley Chapel Pike, Russellville, Tenn., died Monday Oct. 2, 2000.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Dan and Velma Estep Fortner.
   She was a 1959 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She had lived a number of years in Morristown. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church, Morristown.
   Survivors include her husband, Conrad Ward; a daughter, Teresa Ward, Russellville; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Tammy Ward, Morristown; a brother, George Fortner, Elizabethton; three sisters, Hazel Rader, Georgia Moore and Ruby Ensor, all of Elizabethton; a very special granddaughter, Danielle Ward, Morristown; and several nieces and nephews.    Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

      WARD -- Funeral services for Charlotte Jean "Effie" Fortner Ward, 60, 6230 Talley Chapel Pike, Russellville, Tenn., who went home to be the Lord Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, will be conducted at Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Morristown, at 8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be Friday in Hamblen Memory Garden. Pallbearers will be nephews. She was a devoted Christian, wife, mother, and grandmother. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday in the Westside Chapel, Morristown. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.   

Luther H. Watson

   Luther H. "Sam" Watson, 70, 1817 East Fairview Avenue, Johnson City, formerly of Elizabethton, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2000, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Nursing Home, Mountain Home.   
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Luther and Josephine Richmond Watson.
   Mr. Watson was a disabled veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include four sons, Nathaniel Watson, Elizabethton, Steven Napier, Elizabethton; Dennis Napier and Anthony Napier, both of Johnson City; four daughters, Marcella Forney, Mattie Napier, and Denise Ocampo, all of Johnson City, and Angela Thomas, Elizabethton; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick      

   WATSON -- Graveside services for Luther H. "Sam" Watson, 70, 1817 East Fairview Avenue, Johnson City, formerly of Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Revs. Dennis Milligan and Steve Wagner officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Military honors will be accorded by Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post No. 2166. Everyone will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Thursday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at Mr. Watson's residence, 1817 East Fairview Avenue, Johnson City, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 3, 2000
  

Mack H. Carr

  Mack Haynes Carr, 73, a lifelong resident of Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000, at the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
  Mr. Carr was receded in death by his parents, Charles Edward Carr, and Ina Gay Wolfe Carr, his sister Anna Belle Houser, and his brothers Emory Carr, William (Bill) Carr, and the Rev. Aulden Carr.
  Mr. Carr was the owner/partner of Carr Brothers Construction Company and a member of the Blountville Christian Church. He served in the Armed Forces from Oct. 24, 1950, until Oct. 24, 1952.
  Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Stone Carr, two daughters, Debra Carr Mahoney, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Anne Lawson, Chattanooga, Tenn., two sons, Mack Haynes Carr Jr. and Joe Willis, both of Bristol, Tenn., one granddaughter, Mackie Arielle Carr, one sister, Margaret Hardin, Elizabethton, Tenn., three brothers, C.C. (Dick) Carr, Wilson Carr and Vestal Carr, all of Blountville, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.
Akard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

CARR -- Funeral service for Mack Haynes Carr, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Blountville Christian Church with Leland Houser, minister, Dennis Houser, and Steve Everroad, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the church. Graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Billy Carr, William Miller, Jamie Ferguson, Gregory Fleenor, Adam Houser, David Carr, Joe Carr, Hobart Carr and Kenneth Mann. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Fleenor, Paul Stone, J.A. Street, H.W. Lane, John McDavid, Carl Smith, George Stone, John Stone, Buddy Shumaker, Allen Blaylock, Paul Nidiffer and the medical staff of Bristol Regional Medical Center. Contributions may be made to the Blountville Christian Church Memorial Fund, 1680 Blountville Blvd., Blountville, TN 37617. Akard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  

October 2, 2000

Juliet R.B. Hicks

  Juliet Ruth Bare Hicks, 41, 116 Hillsboro Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of Mary May Oliver and the late Billy Jack Bare.
  Ms. Hicks was a 1977 Elizabethton High School graduate. She was a nurses' aide and formerly was employed by Asbury Center. She was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
  Survivors, in addition to her mother, include one son, Brandon Allen Hicks, of the home; one daughter, Audrey Kay Crawford, of the home; one sister, Jackie Lou Woods, Hampton; two brothers, John Frank Bare, Spotsylvania, Va., and Mark Paul Bare, Bakersfield, Calif; her maternal grandfather, Frank May Sr., Elizabethton; and her paternal grandmother, Ruby Kate Bare, Hillview Nursing Home, Elizabethton.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  HICKS -- Funeral services for Juliet Ruth Bare Hicks, 41, 116 Hillsboro Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Sue Hamm will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 am. Tuesday, will be Richard Pilk, Robert Pilk Sr., Frank Junior May, James May, Charles Cannon and David Woods Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be James Alvin May, Frank James May, David Woods Sr., Tom Smith, Alvin May, Glen Bare, Johnny Bare, Ray Bare, Tim Pilk and David Lyons. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her mother, Mary Oliver, 116 Hillsboro Drive, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


October 1, 2000

Edward F. Brosenne


   Edward F. Brosenne, 80, 1805 Watercrest Circle, Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of 1306 Oxford Place, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 28, 2000, at the Brittany House, Marietta, Ga., after a brief illness.
   Mr. Brosenne was a native of Catonsville, Md., and a son of the late Henry J. and Beulah Stromberg Brosenne. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mayes Brosenne, October 21, 1984, a son, John Edward Brosenne, and a grandson.
   Mr. Brosenne had lived a number of years in Johnson City before going to Georgia in December 1999. He was employed as Production Manager at Mayes Brothers Tool Manufacturing Company, Johnson City, until his retirement in 1986. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II and the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Johnson City.
   Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Watson, Lawrenceville, Ga., and Diane Limberakis, Tampa, Fla.; a son, Michael Thomas Brosenne, Grafton, W.Va.; three sisters, Catherine Ann Fisher and Margaret Hamilton, both of Catonsville, Md., and Irene Sears, Tucker, Ga.; a brother, Thomas Brosenne, Las Vegas, Nev.; and three grandchildren, Michael Brosenne, Stefan Limberakis and Julie Brosenne.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BROSENNE -- Mass of the Resurrection for Edward F. Brosenne, 80, 1805 Watercrest Circle, Lawrenceville, Ga., formerly of 1306 Oxford Place, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 28, 2000, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, October 2, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Gerard Finucane officiating. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Pallbearers will be contacted. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, with a Rosary Service starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Arlie M. Cole

   Arlie Matson Cole, 87, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 690 Dry Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 28, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Cole was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Joseph and Maggie Fletcher Cole.
   Mr. Cole was retired from the Little Creek Fire Department, U.S. Naval Base, Norfolk, Va., having retired in 1962. He was a member of the Mutual Aid Association of Little Creek, Va.
   Mr. Cole served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, having served in the Guadalcanal, The Goodenough Island, Melbourne, Australia, and the Cape Gloucester Campaigns. He was a lifetime member of the Guadalcanal Veterans Organization and was also a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Post #2166.
   He was an avid baseball fan and was a loyal supporter of the Unaka High School Baseball Team. At one time he attended all Unaka home and away games for 17 years. He was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church but attended Unaka Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Bernice Peters Cole; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Dennis Laws; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   COLE -- Graveside services for Arlie Matson Cole, 87, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 690 Dry Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, September 28, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 1, in the Blevins Cemetery with the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Interment will follow the service. Military Graveside Honors will be accorded by the V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, will be A.D. "Sonny" Fletcher, Ernest "Gebe" Ritchie, Jerry White, Buford Peters, Jimmy Hyder and Larry Sol Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be M.L. Fisher, Bobby Wilson, Herman Lewis, Dr. R.S. Martin, Greg Fisher, Floyd Richardson, Ralph Cole, Ann and Jennifer Ensor, the Staff of the North Wing of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, and his nephews and nieces. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his nephew, Dennis Laws, 344 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Willard H. Greenwell

   Willard Hollis Greenwell, 58, 110 Midland Road, Glen Burnie, Md., died Thursday, September 28, 2000, at North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie,
   Mr. Greenwell was a native of Johnson County and the son of Gladys Cable Shuttle, Hampton, and the late Woodrow Greenwell.
   Mr. Greenwell was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He was a mechanic and a tug boat captain in the Hudson Bay.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother and step-father, Henry Shuttle, Hampton, are his wife, Joann F. Greenwell, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Peggy Greenwell, Elizabethton, and David and Amy Greenwell, Gate City, Va.; and a special aunt, Ella Mae Dugger, Butler. Two grandchildren also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   GREENWELL -- Funeral services for Willard Hollis Greenwell, 58, 110 Midland Road, Glen Burnie, Md., who died Thursday, September 28, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 3, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Doug Ranshaw and the Rev. H. Brooks Peters officiating. Music will be under the direction of James McConnell. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 4, in the Sugar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jim Campbell, Terry Jones, J.D. Cable, Tim Cable, Tommy Gurley and Howard Walker. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Dugger, Hollis Cable, Ronald Cable, Dennis Cable, Henry Shuttle, David Tester, Silas Tester, Norman Tester, Gervis Greenwell, Jim Greenwell, Joe Greenwell, Ronnie Dugger, Powell Wilson and Larry Snyder. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  


Georgia A. Ingram

   Mrs. Georgia Anna McKinney Ingram, 88, 116 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, September 30, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Ingram was a native of Bakersville, N.C., and a daughter of the late Clarence and Dovie Green McKinney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Malone Ingram, a sister, Eddie McKinney, and a brother, Gurney McKinney.
   Mrs. Ingram had lived a number of years in Carter County. She was a member of the Sunset Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Wade Sluder and Kaye and Bill Byrd, all of Elizabethton; four sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Deane Ingram and Dudley and Joyce Ingram, all of Hampton, Tommy and Clara Ingram, Elizabethton, and Rick and Dot Ingram, Roan Mountain; and two sisters, Jessee Tipton, Morristown, and Willie Simerly, Sevierville. Seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   INGRAM -- Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Anna McKinney Ingram, 88, 116 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, September 30, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 1, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Johnson and the Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. The Valley Forge Trio will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, October 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Sunset Free Will Baptist Church. Also a "Special Thanks" to the employees of the West Hall of Life Care Center of Elizabethton and also her care givers. Also are her special friends: Jacqulyn Caldwell and Kitty Tolley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of any of the children. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Bobby J. Johnson

   Bobby James Johnson, 60, 247 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, September 28, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the son of the late Jessy James and Ruth Marie Turbyfield Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist Faith and was a retired construction worker.
   Survivors include his wife, Barbara Sue Campbell Johnson, of the home; a daughter, Billie Oliver, Roan Mountain; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Danny and Marsha Johnson and Robert J. Johnson, all of Roan Mountain; five sisters, Margaret Powell and Brenda Glover, both of Elizabethton, Clara Sue Clawson, Butler, Rosalie Benfield, Jonesborough, and Louella Hicks, Elk Park, N.C.; four grandchildren, Dustin Johnson, Ashley Johnson and Stacy Oliver, all of Roan Mountain, and Crystal Johnson, of Arizona; and two special friends, William Alfred Caroway, Roan Mountain, and Paul Clawson, Butler.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Bobby James Johnson, 60, 247 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, September 28, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 1, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Jim Storie officiating. Music will be under the direction of Linda Campbell, soloist, and Patty Honeycutt, pianist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, October 2, in the Isaacs Cemetery on Buck Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Paul Clawson, Wayne Hicks, Jeff Hicks, Joe Storie, Jeff Storie, Dick Campbell, Lance Thompson and Gary Hughes. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Ward and Stacy Oliver. Everyone will meet at the Rhododendron Chapel at 1:15 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick


Eula M. Wilson

  Eula M. Wilson, 93, formerly of Miami Shores, Fla., died Friday, September 29, 2000, at Baptist Health Care Center, Vero Beach, Fla.
  Mrs. Wilson was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late John L. and Eliza Ellen Dugger Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Wilson, and two sisters, Elsie Hawkins and Winnie Slemp.
Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Donald Scott, Oak Ridge, and a brother and sister-in-law, Oscar and Lea Wilson, Seymour, Tenn. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
  The Wilsons had no children but she played a very important role in the lives of many of her nieces and nephews. Eula graduated from Johnson County High School and began her teaching career there. Her career continued in Elizabethton, Tenn., Shelby, N.C., and Miami, Fla., where she retired in the Dade County School System. She received a BS degree from East Tennessee State University and a Master's degree from George Peabody College in Nashville.
  Mrs. Wilson was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Miami Women's Club, Miami Garden Club, Everglades Chapter DAR (original membership in Julius Dugger Chapter DAR) and the Miami Shores Country Club. She was also a former member of the Business and Professional Women and the American Association of University Women.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  WILSON -- Graveside services for Eula M. Wilson, 93, formerly of Miami Shores, Fla., who died Friday, September 29, 2000, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich officiating. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 3:55 p.m. for the graveside services. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick