October 31, 2000

No Obituaries


October 30, 2000

Lillian B. Profitt

   Lillian Belle Profitt, 91, of Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Profitt was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., and had lived in Johnson City most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Samuel and Lilly Hoilman Benfield and was also preceded in death by her husband, Huey M. Profitt, and three sisters.
   Mrs. Profitt was a homemaker and a member of the Johnson City Senior Citizens. She was of the Pentecostal Faith.
   Survivors include two daughters, Patsy Presnell, Johnson City, and Ruby McDowell, of Pennsylvania; two brothers, Ralph Bales, Johnson City, and Harvey Davis, Medford, Ore.; and a sister, Irene Byrd, Bakersville, N.C. Twelve grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PROFITT -- Graveside services for Lillian Belle Profitt, 91, of Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, who died Thursday, October 26, 2000, will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 31, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Phillip Reed officiating. The family and friends are asked to meet at Morris-Baker at 9 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Louis R. Sanders

   Louis Roblyn "Rob" Sanders, 61, 1036 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Sunday, October 29, 2000, at his residence after a short illness.
   Mr. Sanders was a native of Savannah, Ga., and a son of the late D.W. and Gwendolyn Davis Sanders. He was also preceded in death by an aunt and uncle, Norma and E.J. Evans.
   Mr. Sanders had lived in Elizabethton for the past 40 years. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 25 years of service. Following retirement, he worked as an LPN for several years. He was also licensed to sell real estate. He was a member of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
   Mr. Sanders served his country for three years with the United States Air Force. He was an EMT with the Carter County Rescue Squad for many years and achieved the rating of Divemaster with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors.
   Survivors include his wife, Sandra Peters Sanders; two daughters, Robin Lyons and Marnie Sanders, both of Elizabethton; a stepson and his wife, Edward and Brenda Elliott, Katy, Texas; a stepdaughter and her husband, Kimberly and Bradley Street, Coldspring, Texas; a sister, Harriet Ebberwein, Savannah, Ga.; three brothers, David Sanders, Newington, Ga., Larry Sanders, Hardeeville, S.C., and Loy Sanders, Midway, Ga.; his mother-in-law, Wanda Peters, Elizabethton; and special friends, Dora White and Gray Carrier. Seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SANDERS -- Funeral services for Louis Roblyn "Rob" Sanders, 61, 1036 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 29, 2000, at his residence, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Stout officiating, assisted by the Rev. Joseph W. Manis. Ed Wheeler, soloist, will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be T.J. Sparks, Jim Sanders, John Hughes, Rick Marshall, Powell Ellis, Bill Thompson, Carl Burrough, Troy Blevins, Keith Williams and Wayne Wyatt. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Bowers, A.R. Barnett, Dick Peters, Paul Myers, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Dr. K. Krishnan, Nat Payne, Earl Bishop, employees and former employees of the Johnson City and Gray Post Offices, employees of Ingles Supermarket in Boones Creek, and members and former members of the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the family residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Sanders to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Octobere 29, 2000 

Edith R. Davis

   Edith Retha Davis, 71, 162 Ingram Branch Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Davis was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Daris and Fasadia Harmon Cordell. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Davis.
   Mrs. Davis was a member of Prayer Tabernacle and was a retired employee of C & A Lingerie.
   Survivors include her husband, Neville S. Davis, of the home; four daughters, Barbara A. Murray, Watauga, Tonua Tipton and Pam Crumley, both of Roan Mountain, and Regina Jilton, Greenville, S.C.; a son, Charles H. Davis, Elizabethton; seven brothers; two sisters; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DAVIS -- Funeral services for Edith Retha Davis, 71, 162 Ingram Branch Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, October 26, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 29, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. A.G. Wagner and the Rev. Johnny Helton officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Pleasant Valley Trio. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 30, at the Johnson-Roanview Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 162 Ingram Branch Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

June P. Hartley

   Mrs. June P. Hartley, 75, 1129 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000, in the Johnson City medical Center following an extended illness.
   A native of Johnson County, Tenn., Mrs. Hartley had resided in Carter County, Tenn., for the last 55 years. Mrs. Hartley was the daughter of the late Garfield and Eunice Powell Pleasant. She was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.
   She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church and the Home Demonstration Club.
   Survivors include her husband, Blaine Hartley, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Gale and Leslie Hartley, Kingsport, Tenn., and Blaine E. and Ann Hartley, Hixon, Tenn.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Evelyn and Clayton Hawk, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Barbara and Ron Shipley, Romeoville, Ill.; one half-sister, and her husband, Dot and Bill Keating, Butler, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HARTLEY -- Funeral service for Mrs. June P. Hartley, 75, 1129 Broad Street, Elizabethton, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Revs. Gale Hartley and Ron Owens officiating. Music will be by Jason and Lee Whitson and Mrs. Sandy Grindstaff, organist. Graveside service and interment will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000, in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Jonathan Hawk, Travis Shipley, Timothy Hartley, Aaron Hartley, Asa Hartley and Martin Tanaka. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Grace Baptist Church, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. The family received friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday and at the residence at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Fred A. Morgan

   Fred A. 'Ab' Morgan, 87, formerly of 121 Watson Avenue, Roan Mountain, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, in the Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Roan Mountain, following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Rosenerance and Dovie Winters Morgan. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Josie L. Morgan, Feb. 9, 1998; a son, Fred A. Morgan, Jr.; four brothers, Clifford, Thomas, Edward, and Dallas Morgan; and three sisters, Betty Clipse, Stella Clipse and Goldie Morgan.
   Mr. Morgan was a member of the Roan Mountain United Methodist Church and a retired foreman of the Tennessee Highway Department. He was mostly known for being a watch maker.
   Survivors include a son, Wayne Morgan, Roan Mountain; three daughters and two sons-in-law: Patsy and L.D. Grindstaff, Elk Park, N.C.; Earline and Elmer Haynes, Roan Mountain; and Beulah Tripp, Clear Lake, Calif.; one brother, Nelson Morgan, Roan Mountain; one sister, Shirley Jean Tipton, Erwin; nine grandchildren and spouses, Mark Haynes, Missy and Mike Boone, Dee and Candi Haynes, Randy and Melinda Grindstaff, and Sheila and Tony Townsend, all of Roan Mountain; Leslie, Billy and Timothy Decker and Beth Davis, all of Santa Rose Calif.; 12 great-grandchildren, Jessica and Andrew Grindstaff, Ashley Morgan, Allison and Dawson Haynes, all of Roan Mountain; Jeremy, Holly, Brandon, Anton and Robin Decker, Daniell and Julian Strampello, all of Santa Rosa, Calif.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 543-4917, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   MORGAN -- Memorial services for Fred A. "Ab" Morgan, 87, formerly of 121 Watson Avenue, Roan Mountain, who died Friday, Oct. 27, 2000, in the Roan Highlands Nursing Center, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Revs. Randy English and David Arnett officiating. Music will be provided by friends and family. Private disposition will be held at a later date. Honorary: The family respectfully claim his family at Roan Highlands Nursing Center as members of their family, administration and nursing staff, especially Connie Gibson and Lisa Gourley, Donna, Lillie, Teresa, Becky and all residents and family members. A special thanks to Dr. David Moulton and Dr. Wesley Hanson and the Johnson City Medical Center 6300 nursing staff. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2000, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Emergency Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, 543-4917, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Finley Nidiffer

   Finley Nidiffer, 73, Hermitage Nursing Home, Elizabethton, died there Friday, Oct. 27, 2000.
   A native of Carter County, Mr. Nidiffer was a son of the late Henry Joseph and Martha Bowers Nidiffer.
   Mr. Nidiffer was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was a retired employee of Shady Valley Apple Orchard. He attended the Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Ella Louise Nidiffer; two daughters and sons-in-law, Annie and Ronnie Bradley, and Tracey and Ricky Pritchard, all of Elizabethton; one brother, Arthur Nidiffer, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Dean Parlier, Larry Campbell and Chamers Dugger.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   NIDIFFER -- Funeral services for Finley Nidiffer, 73, Hermitage Nursing Home, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Sherrill Nave and Ed Davis officiating. Interment will be in the Buckles Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, will be Tim Parlier, Bryce McCoy, Conway Markland, Dean Parlier, Tommy Campbell and Murrell Nidiffer. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Asher, Lee Sutherland, Dean Harper, Allen Richardson, J.N. Taylor, Odell Bowers, Glen Campbell, Harry Smith, Buford Peters, Dr. Robert Walter, and nurses and staff of Hermitage Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Ella Louise Nidiffer, 214-A South Hills Drive, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
  

Ree Potter

   Ree Potter, 77, 1562 Old State Route 34, Telford, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Potter was a native of Hampton and had lived in Telford for the past 10 years. He was a son of the late Millard and Pearl Bunton Potter and was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Hazelwood Potter, a brother, Clay Potter, two infant brothers and one infant sister.
   Mr. Potter was a retired security guard with the Washington County School System and had formerly been employed as a guard at Oak Ridge. He was a Baptist. He was a charter member of the Elizabethton Elks Club and the Elizabethton Moose Club.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Marisa Potter, Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Christian Potter, Elizabethton; a special friend, Delores Arney, Telford; two brothers, Russell Potter, Hampton, and Bernard Potter, Johnson City; and two sisters, Danford Bowman and Donnis Hicks, both of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   POTTER -- Funeral services for Ree Potter, 77, 1562 Old State Route 34, Telford, who died Thursday, October 26, 2000, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 28, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Glenn Keller officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 29, at Monte Vista Burial Park, where the family and friends are asked to meet for services. Active pallbearers will be Buddy Hazelwood, Aaron Potter, Mike Potter, Ralph Pierce, Mike Tipton, Mike Hoover, Tom Tipton and Tommy Tipton. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Friends may also call at the home of his son, Dale Potter, 129 Hart Road, Elizabethton. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Bobby B. Price

   Bobby Buford Price, 63, 327 South Lynn Avenue, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Oct. 28, 2000, in the Pine Ridge Care Center.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Blanch Edens. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harley and Grace Price.
   He was an auto mechanic. Mr. Price served in the United States Army.
   Survivors include a brother, John J. Price, Johnson City; several aunts, one uncle, and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PRICE -- Memorial services for Bobby Buford Price, 63, 327 South Lynn Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with he Rev. Clate Briggs officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. It was his wish to be cremated. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Fred J. White

   PORTLAND -- Fred J. White, of Portland, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Tennessee Christian Medical Center of Portland.
   Mr. White was a retired local grocery store owner and operator. He served as a past Mayor of Portland and as Portland Community Development Coordinator. He was a long-time member of McKendree Methodist Church, Portland Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce and Masonic Lodge. A House Joint Resolution was passed for years of meritorious service to the City of Portland.
   Mr. White also served as a past Scout Master being awarded the Silver Beaver Award. He was a former Trustee for Volunteer State Community College and a retired Board member of Volunteer State Bank for 23 years.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor White.
   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Cindy White and Michael White, all of Portland; grandchildren, Wendy (Kenneth) Lame and Daniel, Patrick, Julie and Kathryn White, all of Portland; a great-grandson, Trey Dillard, Portland; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Gladys and Sam, Snead, Abingdon, Va., and Eula and Charles Harrison, Elizabethton.
   Funeral services and interment were held Saturday, October 28, in Portland. The family requests memorial contributions be made to McKendree Methodist Church, 201 Wheeler Street, Portland, TN 37148.
   Wilkinson & Wiseman Funeral Home, Portland, (615) 325-4191, is in charge of arrangements.

 

October 27, 2000

Edith Davis


   Edith Davis, 70, 162 Ingram Branch Road, Hampton, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
  
John A. Greenwell

   John A. "Pete" Greenwell, 62, 841 Green Road, Butler, died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Greenwell was a native of Johnson County. He was a farmer and a member of the Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his mother, Lizzie Stanbery, Butler; a brother, J.R. Stanbery, Butler; a sister, Mary Campbell, Butler; three nieces, Christel Stanbery, Melissa Lambert and Becky Jones; and a great-nephew, Kelby Jones. Several cousins and a special friend, Judy Pearson, also survive.
   Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans/henson.com
  
   GREENWELL -- Funeral services for John A. "Pete" Greenwell, 62, 841 Green Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, October 27, from the chapel of Henson Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Greene and the Rev. Greg Thompson officiating. Music will be by the Sugar Grove Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 28, in the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Shane Lambert, Terry Jones, R.D. Oliver, Freddie Reece, David Greenwell, Jim Greenwell, Lon Greenwell, Bobby Dean Greenwell and Marty Greenwell. Honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Pearson, Lester Ward, Earl Dugger, Gervis Greenwell, Howard Greenwell, Louie Greenwell, Bud Potter and Joe Greenwell. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the family residence, 841 Green Road, Butler, 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. Condolences may be sent to the family e-mail hensonfh@preferred.com

  
Ree Potter

   Ree Potter, 77, 1562 Old State Route 43, Telford, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Potter was a native of Hampton and had lived in Telford for the past 10 years. He was a son of the late Millard and Pearl Bunton Potter and was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Hazelwood Potter, a brother, Clay Potter, two infant brothers and one infant sister.
   Mr. Potter was a retired security guard with the Washington County School System and had formerly been employed as a guard at Oak Ridge. He was a Baptist. He was a charter member of the Elizabethton Elks Club and the Elizabethton Moose Club.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Marisa Potter, Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Christian Potter, Elizabethton; a special friend, Delores Arney, Telford; two brothers, Russell Potter, Hampton, and Bernard Potter, Johnson City; and two sisters, Danford Bowman and Donnis Hicks, both of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   POTTER -- Funeral services for Ree Potter, 77, 1562 Old State Route 43, Telford, who died Thursday, October 26, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 28, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Glenn Keller officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 29, at Monte Vista Burial Park, where the family and friends are asked to meet for services. Active pallbearers will be Buddy Hazelwood, Aaron Potter, Mike Potter, Ralph Pierce, Mike Tipton, Mike Hoover, Tom Tipton and Tommy Tipton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and other hours at the home of his son, Dale Potter, 129 Hart Road, Elizabethton. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Virginia L. Schamel

   Virginia Laura Schamel, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, formerly of 621 McArthur Street, died Thursday, October 26, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Schamel was a native of Coeburn, Va., and a daughter of the late T.C. Ashworth and Maude Tate Ashworth. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. "Speed" Schamel, August 1, 1995, a brother, Eckle Ashworth, and two sisters, Ethel Hankins and Myrtle Pippin.
   Mrs. Schamel had lived in Washington, D.C., for many years before returning to Elizabethton in 1973. She was a retired beautician. She was a member of West Side Christian Church and a member of the Jericho Shrine Temple Auxiliary.
   Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Georgia and Paul Hopson, Elizabethton, and a brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Virginia Ashworth, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SCHAMEL -- Graveside services and interment for Virginia Laura Schamel, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, formerly of 621 McArthur Street, who died Thursday, October 26, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Greg key, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Gary White, Jeff White, Billy Murphy, John Fisher, Jim Cox and Jerry McMahan. Honorary pallbearers will be members of West Side Christian Church. Friends may call at the funeral home any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  

October 26, 2000

George O. Fox Sr.


   George Oliver Fox Sr., 87, 249 Smalling Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a brief illness.
   Mr. Fox was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and had spent the last 30 years in Carter County. He was the son of the late Percy L. and Florence Gossett Fox.
   Mr. Fox was a member of Grace Baptist Church, where he was a teacher for the Adult Men I Sunday School Class, served as church usher, worked in the Homebound Ministries and Nursing Home visitation, and was also a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. He was a retired employee of Chase Manhattan Bank until he retired in 1973.
   Survivors include his wife, Lauretta Hall Fox, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Alyce and Dan Birkner Sr., Elizabethton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, George Fox Jr., Hampton, Rev. Thomas and Shirley Fox, Ringwood, N.J., and Daniel Paul and Elaine Fox, Staton Island, N.Y.; and a sister, Grace Wiest, Black Mountain, N.C. Seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   FOX -- Funeral services for George Oliver Fox Sr., 87, 249 Smalling Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Ron Owens and the Rev. Thomas Fox officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jon Cardwell. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, October 27, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Danny Birkner Jr., Brian White, Tony Padgett, Tony Misasi, Steve Lloyd and Dan Birkner Sr. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Adult Men I Sunday School Class of Grace Baptist Church and the Church Ushers of Grace Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 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, 249 Smalling Road, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Building Fund of Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Timothy A. Hicks

   Timothy Allen Hicks, 46, 106 Bud Roberts Loop, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Hicks was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Millard and Cora Oaks Hicks.
   Mr. Hicks was a painter with Perry's Custom Painting.
   Survivors include his wife, Beverly Cable Hicks; a son, Timothy Shane Hicks, of the home; a sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Dr. E.L. Miller, Hampton; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Steven Hicks, Hampton, and James and Cleo Hicks, Elizabethton; four nieces, Gretchen Miller, Jessica Miller, Jessica Rice and Chrystal Culvertson; three nephews, Estill Miller II, David Hicks and Matthew Rice; several aunts and uncles; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Brenda and Charles Rice.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HICKS -- Funeral services for Timothy Allen Hicks, 46, 106 Bud Roberts Loop, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 24, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 26, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. The Chariot Trio will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 27, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday, will be Kail Hazelwood, Carl Brown, Taz Erwin, Rick Smith, Terry Banner, Paul Perry and Mark Range. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister and brother-in-law, Patsy and Dr. E.L. Miller, 410 3rd Avenue, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Richard D. Lewis

   Richard Darrell Lewis, 44, 117 J.C. Vines Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Lewis was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Carl L. and Sarah Eleanor Sheets Lewis. He was also preceded in death by two infant brothers.
   Mr. Lewis was a construction worker and was of the Baptist Faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Vickie Lewis; a sister, Debbie Lewis, Elizabethton; a brother, Jim Lewis, Hampton; two nieces, Kristian and Tonya; and a nephew, Josh.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LEWIS -- Graveside services and interment for Richard Darrell Lewis, 44, 117 J.C. Vines Road, Hampton, who died Wednesday, October 25, 2000, will be conducted at 12 noon Friday, October 27, in the Vines Cemetery, Hampton, with the Rev. Roland Reece officiating. Active pallbearers will be Robin Hazelwood, Roscoe Russell, Pete Nave, Jason Vines, Audia Calhoun, Jack Fair and Mark Ledford. Honorary pallbearers will be Dallas Richardson, Chris Blevins, Gary Squibb, Jerry Jones and Marvin Bunting. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his sister, Debbie Lewis, Lynnridge Apartments, B1-Apt. 110, Elizabethton, or at the residence of his brother. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

October 25, 2000

Lelia M. Bradford


   Lelia Mae Bradford, 62, died Monday, October 23, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Bradford was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Freddie Beatrice Taylor Crawford, Elizabethton, and the late Edgar Crawford. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willie Russell Bradford, and a sister, Linda Crawford Wright.
   Mrs. Bradford was an Accounting Clerk for Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., until 1990. She was a member of Brown's Chapel AME Zion Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include four sons, Stanley Eugene Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Russell Bradford, Anthony Bradford and Gary Bradford, all of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three daughters, Stephanie Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Rosalind Bradford, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Brenda Bradford, Elizabethton; three daughters-in-law, Vinetta E. Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Michelle Bradford and Joyce K. Bradford, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, Ronnell, Jason, Stacey, Cortney, Jamel, Jason, Ashley, Andrew and Jordan, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ge'son and Quinn, both of Queens, N.Y., and Kendra, Long Island, N.Y.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Cecil Edgar Crawford, Shelby and Diane Crawford and Michael and Elizabeth Crawford, all of Elizabethton; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Joan and Eugene Dixon, Patricia and Robert Gray, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., Lester Wright, Passiac, N.J., Elaine Crawford and Teresa Crawford, both of Elizabethton. Several aunts, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BRADFORD -- On Monday, October 23, 2000, in the Johnson City Medical Center, following an extended illness, Lelia Mae Bradford went to glory. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of Freddie Beatrice Taylor Crawford, Elizabethton, and the late Edgar Crawford. Mrs. Bradford was an Accounting Clerk for Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y., until 1990 when sickness fell upon her and she decided to return to her place of birth. After coming back home, she brought a ray of sunshine with her to everyone she met. Lelia became a spokesperson for God and a member of Brown's Chapel AME Zion Church. Through all of her sickness she never lost her faith. She faced all her battles with a shield of armor. Through all her visits to the hospital, she always remained happy in the Lord. Lelia continued smiling as God called his Angel home to glory. She leaves cherished memories with her seven children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Russell Bradford, and a sister, Linda Crawford Wright. Survivors, in addition to her mother, include four sons, Stanley Eugene Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Russell Bradford, Anthony Bradford and Gary Bradford, all of Brooklyn, N.Y.; three daughters, Stephanie Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Rosalind Bradford, Brooklyn, N.Y., and Brenda Bradford, Elizabethton; three daughters-in-law, Vinetta E. Bradford, Queens, N.Y., Michelle Bradford and Joyce K. Bradford, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, Ronnell, Jason, Stacey, Cortney, Jamel, Jason, Ashley, Andrew and Jordan, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., Ge'son and Quinn, both of Queens, N.Y., and Kendra, Long Island, N.Y.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Cecil Edgar Crawford, Shelby and Diane Crawford and Michael and Elizabeth Crawford, all of Elizabethton; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Joan and Eugene Dixon, Patricia and Robert Gray, all of Brooklyn, N.Y., Lester Wright, Passiac, N.J., Elaine Crawford and Teresa Crawford, both of Elizabethton. Several aunts, nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends also survive. Funeral services for Lelia Mae Bradford, 62, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. James Reddick officiating. Music will be under the direction of Loretta Bowers, Gregory Wash and Kerell Thompson, organist. Private inurnment services will be conducted in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening, October 26, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 328 B Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the American Cancer Society (Breast Cancer Research), 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton; the American Diabetes Association, Tennessee Affiliate, 4205 Hillsboro Avenue, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215; or the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Raymond J. Meredith

   FOLSOM, Calif. -- Raymond Jack Meredith, 7500 Winding Way, Fair Oaks, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at Folsom Convalescent Hospital after a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Meredith was a native of Carter County, Tenn., and a son of the late David Turner Meredith and Ira Pearl Ford Meredith. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Elide Ann Cavalini Meredith, and four brothers, Wayne, John, David and Rexie.
   Mr. Meredith was a decorated World War II Air Force Veteran, retiring as a Major.
   Survivors include his second wife, Ruth Meredith; three daughters, Linda Dennis, Carol Sawyer and Teresa Wallace, all of California; a brother, Ralph Meredith, Clarksville, Ind., and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Hatfield, Johnson City, Tenn. Seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.
   Interment was held Monday, October 23, 2000, at Fair Oaks District Cemetery.
   Price Funeral Chapel, Citrus Heights, Calif., was in charge of arrangements.

October 24, 2000

No Obituaries

October 23, 2000

Mack Arrowood

   BAKERSVILLE, N.C. -- Mack Arrowood, 80, 11365 Highway 226 (Buleadean Community), died Friday, October 20, 2000.
   Mr. Arrowood was a son of the late Robert and Dovie Barnett Arrowood. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tammy Melissa Carver, a brother, Tillman Arrowood, and a sister, Edna Julian.
   Mr. Arrowood was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Odoms Freewill Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Olean Hughes Arrowood, of the home; three sons, Danny Wayne Arrowood, Unicoi, Tenn., Douglas Earl Arrowood, Bakersville, and Brian Lee Arrowood, Kingsport, Tenn.; three daughters, Ruth Carver, Elizabethton, Tenn., Carolyn Chandley, Johnson City, Tenn., and Amelia Dale Greene, Kingsport, Tenn.; and two sisters, Mary Parker and Margaret Greene, both of Johnson City, Tenn. Ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
   Henline-Hughes Funeral Home, 85 Crimson Laurel Way, Bakersville, N.C., (828) 688-4813, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ARROWOOD -- Funeral services for Mack Arrowood, 80, 11365 Highway 226, Bakersville, N.C., (Buleadean Community), who died Friday, October 20, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, at Odoms Chapel Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. G.B. Garland, the Rev. Randy English, the Rev. Randy Johnson and the Rev. Ricky Pate officiating. Interment will follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 25, in the Arrowood Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service hour. Henline-Hughes Funeral Home, Bakersville, N.C., (828) 688-4813, is in charge of arrangements.


  
October 22, 2000

Jack C. McNutt

   Jack C. McNutt, 79, formerly of 1006 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 21, 2000, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mr. McNutt was a native of Bristol and the son of the late Henderson W. and Zula Draper McNutt.
   Mr. McNutt was a member of the Johnson City Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was a retired employee of the Veterans Affairs at the VA Mountain Home with 30 years of service.
   Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Frank Morgan, Elizabethton, and Mary Ellen and Robert Nidiffer, Knoxville; a niece and her husband, Rebecca (Morgan) and Jep Choate, Albuquerque, N.M.; a nephew and his wife, Bob and Cindy Nidiffer, Knoxville; a great-niece, Abby Nidiffer, Knoxville; and a great-nephew, Robby Nidiffer, Knoxville. Three aunts and several cousins also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   McNUTT -- Funeral services for Jack C. McNutt, 79, formerly of 1006 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, October 21, 2000, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Pastor Dale Ingersoll officiating. Music will be under the direction of Gerald Burnette, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, October 23, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Nidiffer, David Holt, Gerald Burnette, Bob Burleson, Woody Hensley, Gary Elliott and David Attride. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Monday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Shirley Morgan, 812 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  

Billie J. Jackson

   Mrs. Billie J. Jackson, 65, 1077 Smalling Road, Johnson City, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Jackson was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late James C. and Nina B. Price Fair.
   Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, Earnest Jackson; a son, Rocky Jackson, Johnson City; three daughters, Robin Pearman and Kim Hannan, both of Elizabethton, and Lisa J. Bowman, Johnson City; a brother, Steve Fair, of Colorado; and a sister, Lana Walser, Johnson City. Five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   JACKSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Billie J. Jackson, 65, 1077 Smalling Road, Johnson City, who died Thursday, October 19, 2000, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 21, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Mark Smith officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, October 22, at Happy Vlaley Memorial Park with the Rev. Howard Messer officiating. Those attending this service are asked to meet at Morris-Baker by 1:45 p.m. Sunday. Pallbearers will be selected from friends. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

  

October 20, 2000

Nell S. Hill

   Mrs. Nell S. Hill, 93, formerly of Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi, died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   Mrs. Hill was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Bill and Annie Honeycutt Smith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, R.C. Hill, and by three brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Hill retired from Southern Potteries in 1957 after 15 years of service.
   Survivors include seven nieces, Verlie Roberts, Yvonne Miller, Joyce Sneyd, Mary Campbell and Shirley Miller, all of Unicoi, Patsy Ann Holtsclaw, Johnson City, and Ernestine Carver, Hampton, and five nephews, Charlie Woodby, Erwin, Bill Smith and Carroll Smith, both of Unicoi, Paul Dean Smith and Harold Smith, both of Carter County.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HILL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nell S. Hill, 93, formerly of Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi, who died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, October 20, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. John Lambotte, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by Jo Ann Boitz. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 21, in the Woodby Hill Cemetery, Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Friday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Jessie Ponce, Donnie Edwards, Nathan Gouge, Jeff Livingston, Albert Laws, Albert Lee Laws and Jeffery Livingston. The family, friends and minister may gather at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a special niece, Mrs. George (Verlie) Roberts, 2413 Hwy. 107, Unicoi. Other survivors include a special nephew, Charlie Woodby, and special friends, James and Elizabeth Phillips. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary G. Tedder

   Mary Grace Watson Tedder, 78, Route 1, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, October 19, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Tedder was a native of Virgil, N.C., and the daughter of the late Amos and Lovie Shell Watson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Tedder, December 8, 1999, and by a brother and two sisters.
   Mrs. Tedder was a member of Gray's Presbyterian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three sons, Lowell Tedder, Elizabethton, Jerry M. Tedder, Conover, N.C., and Raymond Tedder, Roan Mountain; three daughters, Barbara Shook, Elizabethton, Nancy Johnson, Johnson City, and Lillian Castle, Juneau, Alaska; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Perry, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   TEDDER -- Funeral services for Mary Grace Watson Tedder, 78, Route 1, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, October 19, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 21, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Steve Witt officiating. Music will be under the direction of Brian Potter, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 22, in the Richardson Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Gray's Chapel Presbyterian Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Lowell Tedder, 180 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  

October 19, 2000

Harley C. McKinney

   Harley Chad McKinney, infant son of Chad and Lisa Robinson McKinney, 409 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother and father, include two half-brothers, Justin Banner and Dewey Turbyfill, both of Roan Mountain; his paternal grandfather, Larry McKinney, Johnson City; his paternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Pat and Joel Chambers, Edgewater, Fla.; his maternal grandparents, Otis and Doris Robinson, Old Fort, N.C.; his paternal great-grandmother, Sally Freeman, Roan Mountain; and three special nieces, Beth, Michelle and Austin Robinson, all of Old Fort, N.C. Several aunts and uncles also survive.
   Private graveside services will be conducted in the Holtsclaw Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Greene officiating.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Clyde E. Ollis

   Clyde Eugene Ollis, 59, Rt. 1, Elk Park, N.C., died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Roan Mountain.
   Mr. Ollis was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Straley and Oma Taylor Ollis. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Kim and Angie Ollis, two brothers, Jack Ollis and Elbert Ollis, and three sisters, Dorothy Carpenter, Della Frawley and a twin sister, Clara Bourland.
   Mr. Ollis was a retired construction worker. He attended the Ivy Heights Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a sister, Bonnie Buchanan, Canton, Ohio; a brother, Charlie Ollis, Canton, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Linda Poulton; and a host of friends and relatives.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   OLLIS -- Funeral services for Clyde Eugene Ollis, 59, Rt. 1, Elk Park, N.C., who died Wednesday, October 18, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 19, at Cranberry Baptist Church with the Rev. David Burnop and the Rev. Barry Shepard officiating. The Eulogy will be provided by Grace Calhoun. The Ollis Family will provide the music. Interment will follow in the Cranberry Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Don Ollis, Bob Ollis, Joe Ollis and Gary Ollis. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Cranberry Baptist Church. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  

October 18, 2000

Mary G. Moore

  
Mary Goddard Moore, 83, died Tuesday, October 17, 2000, in Roswell, Ga.
   Mrs. Moore was born March 24, 1917, to the Homer and Dorothy Goddard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Lee Moore; a daughter, Dottie Griffith; a sister, Mildred Goddard Ogle; and two brothers, Lynn and Charles Goddard.
   Mrs. Moore was dedicated to the Methodist church and the study of its music. She directed youth choirs, was an active member of her choir and was a past president of her Sunday school class.
   Survivors include a daughter, Louise Brooks, Cornelius, N.C.; a sister, Madelyn Rasar, Elizabethton; and four grandchildren, Jessica and Jacob Brooks, both of Cornelius, N.C., Bryan Griffith, Atlanta, Ga., and Kristen Metzger, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   A memorial service will be held at Roswell United Methodist Church, in the chapel, on Saturday, October 21, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Malone Dodson officiating. The family will receive friends in the church parlor following the memorial service. Interment will be with her husband in the National Cemetery in Nashville.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton.

October 17, 2000

Bobby G. Lunceford

   Bobby G. Lunceford, 68, 108 Whaley Town Road, Butler, died Sunday, October 15, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Lunceford was a native of Carter County and the son of the late David Emmitt and Martha Blevins Lunceford. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Samuel Lunceford.
   Mr. Lunceford was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Bemberg Corporation and was a U.S. Army Veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Shelby Dugger Lunceford, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lavonna and Cyril Skeans, Elizabethton, and Janice and Charles Cable, Butler; three sons and daughters-in-law, Dexter and Pam Lunceford and Richard and Darlene Lunceford, all of Elizabethton, and Danny and Priscilla Lunceford, Johnson City; two sisters, Margaret Hatley, Elizabethton, and Mary Brown Bailey, White Pine; and four brothers, Clarence Lunceford and Dean Lunceford, both of Butler, James "Ed" Lunceford, Elizabethton, and Joe Lunceford, Johnson City. Ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   LUNCEFORD -- Funeral services for Bobby G. Lunceford, 68, 108 Whaley Town Road, Butler, who died Sunday, October 15, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, at Fish Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Burl Sluder officiating. Music will be under the direction of David Montgomery and Joyce James. Interment will follow at Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Bruce South officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Dick Ward, Bearl Campbell, Tony Griffey, Gary Stout, Bubba Bailey and Kevin Hatley. Honorary pallbearers will be Brown Hatley, Lee Vines, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Dr. Jeff Farrow, the Staff at Mental Health, friends and neighbors. A special thanks to Shelia McKinney. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 108 Whaley Town Road, Butler, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

October 16, 2000

Patricia C. Martin

   Mrs. Patricia Carol Tittle Martin, 56, 311 Scott Road, Unicoi, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Martin was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of Helen Haun Bryant and the late Cecil Tittle.
   Mrs. Martin was a homemaker. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include four sons and daughters-in-law, Joel and Diane McLaughlin, Tracy and Joyce McLaughlin and Todd and Amy McLaughlin, all of Unicoi, and Kevin and Stevie McLaughlin, Elizabethton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenneth and Norma Jean Tittle, Johnson City, and Robert and Jessie Tittle, Reno, Nev.; five sisters and three brothers-in-law, Kathy and Larry Hilton and Betty Hardin, all of Kingsport, Janice and Eston Cooper, Erwin, Donna and Carl Hyder, Johnson City, and Shirley Chambers, Reno, Nev.; and a granddaughter, Ashley Carol McLaughlin. Two stepgrandsons and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MARTIN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Patricia Carol Tittle Martin, 56, 311 Scott Road, Unicoi, who died Saturday, October 14, 2000, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Thurman Sullivan officiating. Music will be provided by Pat Edney and Tracy McLaughlin. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Monday, will be Joel McLaughlin, Tracy McLaughlin, Todd McLaughlin, Kevin McLaughlin, Jim Britt and Kenneth Smith. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 311 Scott Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Delia L. Nave

   Delia Little Nave, 88, 3975 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Nave was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Austin Eugene and Jenny Bishop Little. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther M. Nave, and several brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Nave was a member of the Valley Forge United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three sons, Robert Dwight Nave, Elliott City, Md., Joe Nave, Elizabethton, and Jerry Richard Nave, Clemmons, N.C.; three daughters, Margaret Jane Fraser, Gambrills, Md., Rosemary Mooneyham, Shelbyville, Tenn., and Carol Lynn Boyers, Dexter, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Miss Alice Little, Elizabethton, and Mrs. Verna Snodgrass, Normal, Ill. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Delia Little Nave, 88, 3975 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, October 14, 2000, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Lon Tobin officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Trilla Little, Miss Judy Little and Mrs. Linda Baughman. Interment will follow the services at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Fenner and the men of Valley Forge United Methodist Church, and a special thanks to Judy Deloach and the employees of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 3975 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Valley Forge United Methodist Church, 3974 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

 

October 15, 2000

Phyllis J. Banks

   Mrs. Phyllis J. Banks, 79, 406 East H. Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Banks was a native of Shelby County, Ind., and the daughter of the late George B. and Geraldine Phares John. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Banks, in 1999, and a sister, Martha Marler.
   Mrs. Banks was a 1972 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Milligan College, receiving her B.A. degree. She was a Special Education teacher with the Elizabethton City School System for 14 years and was principal/teacher of the former Sequoia School for the Handicapped in Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Banks was a very active member of the First Christian Church in Elizabethton where she was a Sunday School teacher and former president of the Women's Union. She was a lifetime member of the Harold McCormick School Parents Teachers Association.
   Survivors include three sons, John K. Banks and Thomas R. Banks, both of Elizabethton, and Steven R. Banks, Huntington, W.Va.; two daughters, Marilyn B. Carroll, Richlands, Va., and Anne B. Kitchens, Elizabethton; and five brothers, Fred John, New Carlisle, Ind., Lowell John, Detroit, Mich., Hugh John, Greenfield, Ind., David John, New Hope, Ind., and Donald John, Shelbyville, Ind. Twelve grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   BANKS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Phyllis J. Banks, 79, 406 East H. Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, October 12, 2000, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at First Christian Church with Mr. Don Marshall and Mr. Tim Ross, ministers, officiating. The music will be by her daughter, Marilyn B. Carroll, at the organ. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews, who include David Haga, Warren Ballagh, Robert Kitchens, Kirk Bowers, Gary Marler, Mark Bowers and Pat Banks. Honorary pallbearers will be Katherine Armstrong, Beulah Bowers, Betty Sammons, Arvella Greenwell, Carolyn Chapo, Virginia Laws, Helen Hyder, Mary Woods, Ruth Lewis, Jane Montgomery, Shirley Marshall, Ruth Gresham, Kay Mayfield and the members of First Christian Church. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to First Christian Church, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or to Milligan College, Milligan College, Tenn. 37682, or to Emmanuel School of Religion, 1 Walker Drive, Johnson City, Tenn. 37605. These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Rev. Darrell D. Dugger

   Rev. Darrell D. Dugger, 70, 1010 Bishop Lane, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 13, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Rev. Dugger was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James O. and Myrtle Lambert Dugger. He was also preceded in death by three brothers.
   Rev. Dugger was a member of the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church and was a retired minister of several churches in Carter County, He was a 32nd degree Mason of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F&AM.
   Survivors include his wife, Grace Dugger, of the home; three sons, Wayne Dugger, Knoxville, Rex Dugger, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Calvin Dugger, Roan Mountain; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a brother, Bill Dugger, Lenoir, N.C.; and a sister, Janet Richardson, Lenoir, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DUGGER -- Funeral services for Rev. Darrell D. Dugger, 70, 1010 Bishop Lane, Elizabethton, who died Friday, October 13, 2000, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Randy Johnson and the Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church Trio. Private graveside services and interment will be conducted in the Vaughn Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, Tim Dugger, Brandon Dugger and Aaron Dugger, and special neighbors, Lester Brewer, Carm Hall and Don Pleasant. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 1503 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, in memory of Rev. Darrell Dugger. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
Thurman M. Gourley

   Thurman Millard "Smeak" Gourley, 65, 136 Smith Road, Roan Mountain, died Friday, October 13, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Gourley was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Burns and Loy Buck Gourley. He was also preceded in death by three brothers.
   Mr. Gourley was an employee of the Carter County Water Department.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Gourley, of the home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Robert Turbyfill, Patricia and Frank Presnell and Kay and Danny Blevins, all of Roan Mountain; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Lucille Rhinehart and Luckey and Theresa Rhinehart, all of Roan Mountain; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Bernice Gourley, Louise Boone and Norma Serls, all of Roan Mountain; and a brother, Joe Gourley, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   GOURLEY -- Funeral services for Thurman Millard "Smeak" Gourley, 65, 136 Smith Road, Roan Mountain, who died Friday, October 13, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, October 16, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Jerry Honeycutt officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Patty Honeycutt. Graveside services and interment will follow at Johnson Roanview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Robert Taylor, Peck Taylor, Mike Taylor, Chris McClellan, John K. Smith and Coleman Barlow. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Sherry L. Grindstaff

   Sherry L. Grindstaff, 55, 162 Neth Drive, Milligan College, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Grindstaff was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Mrs. Elsie Carver Hyder, Elizabethton, and the late Fred Hyder. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Hyder.
   Mrs. Grindstaff was a member of the Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church and was a retired employee of Texas Instruments.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, J.D. Grindstaff, of the home; a stepson, Steve Grindstaff, Elizabethton; a sister, Glenda Hyder, Elizabethton; two stepgrandchildren, Aaron and Brooks Grindstaff, both of Elizabethton; and two nephews, Greg Hyder, Philadelphia, Pa., and Jeffrey Hyder, Midwest City, Okla.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   GRINDSTAFF -- Graveside services for Sherry L. Grindstaff, 55, 162 Neth Drive, Milligan College, who died Saturday, October 14, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, October 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Jackie Cole officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Frank Varney, Dr. Steve Kimbro, Dr. Paul Brown Jr. and Dr. Fredrick Hartley. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Monday. Friends may call at the residence of her mother, Elsie Carver Hyder, 409 Cottage Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the charity of your choice. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Homer K. Hyder

   Homer Kenneth Hyder, 54, of Vallejo, Calif., died there Friday, October 13, 2000.
   Mr. Hyder was a native of Johnson City and a son of the late Hobart and Mary Shell Hyder. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lena Rowe.
   Mr. Hyder had lived in Vallejo for 34 years. He was a 1964 graduate of Happy Valley High School and was retired as a General Foreman for Public Works at Mare Island Naval Shipyard, where he had worked for 32 years. He had served in the United States Navy and was a member of the Vallejo Elks BPOE #559.
   Survivors include his wife, Elaine L. Hyder; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth Richard and Becky Hyder, Vallejo, Calif.; a stepson and his wife, Donald and Linda Ross, Cameron Park, Calif.; six sisters, Virginia Coleman and Shirley Crigger, both of McDonough, Ga., Joan Faulkner, Petoskey, Mich., Ann Slemp, Elizabethton, Sue Hill and Diana Bowman, both of Johnson City; three brothers, Douglas Hyder, Charlotte, N.C., Richard Hyder and Bob Hyder, both of Blountville; and five grandchildren, Dustin, Michael, Katie, Kimberly and Sarah.
   Skyview Funeral Chapel, 200 Rollingwood Drive, Vallejo, Calif., (707) 644-7474, is in charge of arrangements.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.
  
   HYDER -- Funeral services for Homer Kenneth Hyder, 54, of Vallejo, Calif., who died Friday, October 13, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, at Skyview Funeral Chapel in Vallejo. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Skyview Funeral Chapel, 200 Rollingwood Drive, Vallejo, Calif., (707) 644-7474, is in charge of arrangements. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.
  

Della M. Morgan

   Mrs. Della Marie Morgan, 71, 1126 East Erwin Road, Apt. 30, Erwin, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at Erwin Health Care Center.
   Mrs. Morgan was a native of Carter County, having lived most of her life in Unicoi County. She was a daughter of the late John Benjamin and Emma Jane Presnell James and was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnathan Harry Morgan, in 1968, a son, James Herbert Morgan, and a sister, Remus Edith Mathes.
   Mrs. Morgan was a homemaker. She was of the Church of God faith.
   Survivors include two sons, Johnathan Steven Morgan, Knoxville, and Charles Franklin "Bud" Morgan, Nashville, and four daughters and sons-in-law, Judith Ann and James Lewis and Lisa and John Lewis, all of Johnson City, Janet Marie and Denton Tipton, Erwin, and Deborah Kay and Brian Mullins, Beckley, W.Va. Twelve grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
   Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, (423) 743-1380 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MORGAN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Della Marie Morgan, 71, 1126 East Erwin Road, Apt. 30, Erwin, who died Saturday, October 14, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, October 16, at Ledford Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry Hopson officiating. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 17, at Garland Cemetery, Hwy. 81, Erwin. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and family members. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Janet Drake, Dr. Matthew Ho, Dr. Lauer-Silva, and Dr. David Beals. All pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Monday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The family, friends and minister may gather at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, (423) 743-1380 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Delia L. Nave

   Delia Little Nave, 88, 3975 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Nave was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Austin Eugene and Jenny Bishop Little. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther M. Nave, and several nieces and nephews.
   Mrs. Nave was a member of the Valley Forge United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three sons, Robert Dwight Nave, Elliott City, Md., Joe Nave, Elizabethton, and Jerry Richard Nave, Clemmons, N.C.; three daughters, Margaret Jane Fraser, Gambrills, Md., Rosemary Mooneyham, Shelbyville, Tenn., and Carol Lynn Boyers, Dexter, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Miss Alice Little, Elizabethton, and Mrs. Verna Snodgrass, Normal, Ill. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Charles E. Pless Sr.

   Charles E. "Chick" Pless Sr., 77, 1909 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, formerly of 413 West D. Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 12, 2000, at his residence following an illness of two years.
   Mr. Pless was a native of Mountain City (Johnson County) and had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was the son of the late Charlie L. and Rhoda Dalton Pless and was also preceded in death by a sister, Florence French, and a brother, Glen Pless.
   Mr. Pless was an active member of the Central Baptist Church, Johnson City, the Joy Choir and the William H. Rigell Sunday School Class. He graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1942 and attended Milligan College and East Tennessee State University.
   Mr. Pless was a retired businessman, having owned and operated "Chicks" Auto Parts and Super Auto Parts in Elizabethton. He served as music director at Calvary Baptist Church and Siam Baptist Church in the 1950s. He was a World War II Navy Veteran and served on the Fanshaw Bay CVE.
   Survivors include his wife, Barbara Whitson Pless, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Melodye and Gary Sparks, Johnson City; a son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Kim Pless, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Laura Sparks, Caroline Sparks, Katie Pless and Bo Pless; and a brother, Paul Pless, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PLESS -- Graveside services for Charles E. "Chick" Pless Sr., 77, 1909 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, formerly of 413 West D. Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, October 12, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 16, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Willard R. Warfield and the Rev. Bruce Hendrich officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the William H. Rigell Sunday School Class of Central Baptist Church and former employees. Everyone will meet at Mountain Home National Cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Monday for the graveside services. Friends may call at the funeral home or at the residence, 1909 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to a favorite charity. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Marie A. Queen

   Mrs. Marie A. Queen, 307 Elm Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 14, 2000, at Pine Ridge Care Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Queen was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late William G. and Lula Jane Forrester Anderson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, E.C. Queen, in 1990.
   Mrs. Queen was a retired employee of Beaunit Corporation in the Personnel Department. She was a member of the First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include three brothers, Alphas Anderson and J.D. Anderson, both of Elizabethton, and A.H. Anderson, Bristol, and three sisters, Mrs. Ora Morrell, Elizabethton, Mrs. Lucy Smith, Clermont, Fla., and Mrs. Jean Potter, Lenoir, N.C. Two nieces and three nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   QUEEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Marie A. Queen, 307 Elm Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, October 14, 2000, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Music will be by Billy Anderson, organist. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, October 16, in the Crown Section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Smith, Scott Smith, Earl Ellis, Bill Anderson, Mark Potter, James Alexander, Earl Hardin and Jim Cagle. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643 or the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Burl Richardson

   Burl Richardson, 56, 149 Mill Pond Road, Lot 10, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Thursday, October 12, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. Richardson was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charlie and Bessie Elizabeth Hinkle Richardson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Kathern Marie Rosenbaum Richardson, a daughter, Lisa Richardson, and four brothers, James, Bobby, Gene and Junior Richardson.
   Mr. Richardson was a member of Long Hollow Mission Church. He was a retired farmer.
   Survivors include three sons, Robert Richardson, Elizabethton, Jerry Raney, Bean Station, and Joe Raney, Elizabethton; two daughters, Angela Rexrode, Elizabethton, and Sheila Jarnigan, Bean Station; two brothers, I.A. Richardson, Elizabethton, and Guy Richardson Sr., Morristown; and two sisters, Carrie Reed, Elizabethton, and Betty Oliver, Hampton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   RICHARDSON -- Funeral services for Burl Richardson, 56, 149 Mill Pond Road, Lot 10, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, October 12, 2000, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at Long Hollow Mission Church with the Rev. Russell Potter and the Rev. Guy Richardson Jr. officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Victory in Jesus Singers. Interment will follow the services Stout Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. The family will also receive friends at the residence of Betty Oliver, 199 Swimming Pool Road, Lot 9, Hampton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

October 13, 2000

John H. Miller

   LENOIR, N.C. -- John "Johnny" Hurley Miller, 78, of Anthony Creek Road, Collettsville, died Thursday, October 12, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. Miller was born April 23, 1922, in Washington County, Tenn., to the late James Matison and Elsie Love Hampton Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard Miller, Bob Isaac Miller and Eugene Miller.
   Mr. Miller was retired from AFG Industries and Burlington Industries and was a member of Globe Baptist Church. He was a former member of the Lenoir Moose Lodge and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars.
   Survivors include his wife, Artie Hall Miller, of the home; three sons, John Richard Miller and Larry Miller, both of Johnson City, Tenn., and Paul Miller, Elizabethton, Tenn.; two stepsons, John Winebarger, Lenoir, and James Winebarger, Hudson; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Hurleah) Jones, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Mrs. Eddie (Jewell) Williamson, Johnson City, Tenn.; six stepdaughters, Ms. Christine Winebarger, Maiden, Mrs. Ray (Loretta) Greene, Mrs. George (Karen) Greene, Mrs. Harry (Sue) Graham and Ms. Demie Presnell, all of Lenoir, and Mrs. Gary (Rita) Perry, Morganton; four brothers, Charles Miller, Wayne Miller and Joe Miller, all of Johnson City, Tenn., and Allen Miller, of Ohio; and a sister, Mrs. Alma Flaherty, Johnson City, Tenn. Thirty-three grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild also survive.
   Greer-McElveen Funeral Home, 725 Wilkesboro Blvd., NE, Lenoir, N.C., (828) 754-4521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MILLER -- Funeral services for John "Johnny" Hurley Miller, 78, of Anthony Creek Road, Collettsville, N.C., who died Thursday, October 12, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at Globe Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Lewis, the Rev. Tom Bovender, the Rev. David Jarrell and the Rev. Larry Combs officiating. Mr. Miller's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Mr. Miller will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home in Lenoir, N.C. Memorial contributions may be made to Caldwell County Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, N.C. 28645. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home, 725 Wilkesboro Blvd., NE, Lenoir, N.C., (828) 754-4521, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Charles E. Pless Sr.

   Charles E. "Chick" Pless Sr., 74, 1909 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, formerly of 413 West D Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 12, 2000, at his residence in Johnson City.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Burl Richardson

   Burl Richardson, 56, 149 Mill Pond Road, Lot No. 10, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 12, 2000, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  


October 12, 2000

Jerry W. Odom


   Jerry Wayne Odom, 51, 164 Grindstaff Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. Odom was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ray and Pauline Standifer Odom.
   Mr. Odom had lived a number of years in Newport News, Va., before returning to Elizabethton. He was retired due to disability as a roofer and was of the Baptist Faith. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Rodney and Betty Odom, Johnson City; a niece, Misty Whitburn, Johnson City; a cousin and his wife, Joey and Judy Grindstaff, Elizabethton; and his stepmother, June Odom, Newport News, Va.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ODOM -- Graveside services and interment for Jerry Wayne Odom, 51, 164 Grindstaff Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 11, 2000, will be conducted at 12 noon Friday, October 13, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with the Rev. James C. Murray officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Friday, will be Clyde Peters, J.L. Collins, Larry Collins, Lawrence Pierce, Nathan Whitburn and Dwight Harrell. The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Joey and Judy Grindstaff, 151 Grindstaff Hollow Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

Elige F. Street

      Elige F. Street, 67, 270 Crabtree Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Street was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Harrison and Etta Ingram Street. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
   Mr. Street was retired from Summers-Taylor, Inc., and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge #566 F&AM and the R.D. Keller Chapter #214, and was a Shriner of the Jericho Temple.
   Survivors include his wife, Joann P. Street, of the home; two sons, Danny C. Street, Roan Mountain, and Duncan I. Street, Johnson City; three sisters, Carrie Carver, Elizabethton, Willie Holtsclaw and Marie Street, both of Roan Mountain; two brothers, Burl Street, Roan Mountain, and Billy Street, Hampton; and a special friend, Kathy Ensor, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   STREET -- Funeral services for Elige F. Street, 67, 270 Crabtree Road, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, October 10, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 12, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Rev. Bill C. Younce and the Rev. Ronnie Peterson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Crabtree Singers and Mrs. Shirley Peterson. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 13, at Johnson Cemetery in the Crabtree Community, with Masonic Services conducted by Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge #566 F&AM. Active pallbearers will be Jack Johnson, Bill Brown, Tim McKinney, Jonathan Powell, Jason Powell, Eddie Carver, Jim Frye, Stacy Street and Mike Ellis. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Glen Johnson, Mike Powell, Thyrone Powell, Gene McKinney, Carl Brown, Bill Julian, Dr. Thomas R. Johnson and friends and family who helped during the illness. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 270 Crabtree Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick