December 15, 2000

Johnny W. Campbell

Johnny Wayne Campbell, 40, 4486 Highway 321, Butler, died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at his residence.
Mr. Campbell was a native of Johnson County and a son of Maude Guinn James, Butler, and the late Millard Potter. He was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel Wayne Campbell, and his maternal grandparents, Sam and Eula Guinn.
Mr. Campbell was a construction worker. He attended the Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Betsy Poole Campbell; a daughter, April Campbell, Butler; a stepson, David Riddle, Elizabethton; a stepdaughter, Nicole Riddle, Elizabethton; a grandson, Jacob Johnson, Butler; his stepfather, Bill James, Butler; five sisters, Angie James, Billie Jo James Smith, Kathy Harmon and Ethel Grindstaff, all of Hampton, and Deana "Kitty" Schermerhorn, of New York; and five brothers, Paul "Mickey" Poulakis, of New York, Ray Campbell, Hampton, Louie Campbell, Granite Falls, N.C., Jack R. Taylor, of Michigan, and Boone Potter, Hampton. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Celia A. Gentry

Celia Ann Lee Gentry, 61, 369 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, died Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Gentry was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Maude Dellinger Clawson, Butler, and the late McKinley Clawson. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Molly Whaley, in 2000, and a special aunt and uncle, Mae and Marse Clawson.
Mrs. Gentry was a member of Elk Mills Christian Church and was a homemaker.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Daryl Stanton, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Joyce Gentry, of the home; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Wanda Clawson, Betty and Terry Dugger and Luther Whaley, all of Butler; six brothers and four sisters-in-law, Beryl and Geneva Clawson, Bobby and Sandy Clawson, Paul and Sue Clawson and Homer Clawson, all of Butler, Bill and Monteen Clawson, of South Carolina, and Delbert Clawson, Mountain City; a granddaughter, Sarah Mae Gentry, of the home; and one uncle, Amos Dellinger, of the home. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

GENTRY -- Funeral services for Celia Ann Lee Gentry, 61, 369 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, December 13, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 16, from the Elk Mills Christian Church with Mr. Terry Dugger, Mr. Andy Lunceford and the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Music will be under the direction of family members. Interment will follow in the Clawson Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Calvin Clawson, Johnny Clawson, Jerry Clawson, Jody Clawson, Kenny Clawson, Richard Clawson, Vernon Clawson, Thomas Hutchins and Craig Dugger. Honorary pallbearers will be Luther Whaley, Michael Dellinger and Freddie Roark. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 360 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Mamie S. Grindstaff

Mrs. Mamie Slagle Grindstaff, 72, 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 14, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
Mrs. Grindstaff was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Sabin and Nettie Honeycutt Slagle. She was also preceded in death by a brother, John L. Slagle, and four sisters, Marie Williams, Mae Potter, Mary Smith and Margaret Slagle.
Mrs. Grindstaff was a member of Siam Baptist Church, however, her minister was the Rev. Mark Street of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Rev. Robert '"'Ray'"' Grindstaff, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Robert E. and Beth Grindstaff, Elizabethton; a sister, Myrtle Shell, Elizabethton; and three granddaughters, Riley Baker, Kelli Grindstaff and Jordan Grindstaff, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Slagle Grindstaff, 72, 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, December 14, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, December 16, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Sabin Shell, Phillip Ramsey, Rostand Smith, Bobby Ward, Bill Mosley, Tim Walker, Jason Thompson and Danny Birchfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Physicians of John Lawson Surgical Group, First Medical Group, Inpatient Medical Service, Gene Honeycutt, Alphas Anderson, Bill Sellers, Richard Collins, David Collins, Jean Bishop, David Crockett, Cecil Eggers, Aaron Grindstaff, Billy Jack Grindstaff, Jerry Carr, Cecil Carr, David Dean Grindstaff, Michael Alan Altizer, Jack Altizer, Clifford Miller, Physical Therapy Department of Johnson City Medical Center, Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Carter County Rescue Squad and Staff of Pinecrest Family Practice. 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 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Dr. Robert E. Grindstaff, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Linda Harrison

Linda Harrison, 56, 135 Liberty Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 14, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Haven Pierce

Mrs. Haven "Jackie" Pierce, 88, of Hillview Nursing Home, formerly of 1106 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 14, 2000, at the nursing home.
Mrs. Pierce was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Aude and Lucy McKinney Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Conley Pierce, December 24, 1990, and a brother, Ernest Taylor.
Mrs. Pierce was a member of the Graduation Class of 1931, Elizabethton High School, and attended Elizabethton Business College. She was a member of East Side Baptist Church, where she was a former president of the Annie Hyder Sunday School Class and former superintendent of the Primary Department for 35 years.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Shea and Michael Gass, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Travis Lance Gass and Justin Todd Gass, both of Elizabethton; two nephews, Jack Scott and Sturgill Lewis, both of Elizabethton; four nieces, Tootsie Campbell, Yvonne Fowler and Kathleen Glover, all of Elizabethton, and Linda McIntosh, Jonesborough; and special friends, Blakeley Brown, Bristol, and Rocie Clark, Hillview Nursing Home.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

PIERCE -- Graveside services for Mrs. Haven "Jackie" Pierce, 88, of Hillview Nursing Home, formerly of 1106 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, December 14, 2000, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Dwight Hobbs and the Rev. Phil Gass officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday, will be Justin Gass, Travis Gass, Bill Schaff, Mark Schaff, Jack Scott, John R. Campbell, Fred Wetzel, Tom Wetzel, Doyle Smith and Bobby Gass. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Scott, Nathan Goodwin, Horace Broome, Rob Carter, Bill Broome, Mary Lou Wetzel, Vicky and Ricky Paul Whisenhunt, Sue Peters, Don Peters, Mable and Sam Rogers, Everette Lee Gass, Barbara and Claude Duncan, Billie Jean Powell, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stitt, Mr. and Mrs. Roy McKinney, Lucille Coleman, Cindy Range, Dwight and Donna Hobbs, Dr. Eugene Galloway, Goldia Scott, Sylvia Lewis, Vicky Chambers, members of the Annie Hyder Sunday School Class, the Brownlow Scalf Sunday School Class and all members of East Side Baptist Church and employees, staff and residents of Hillview Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Shea and Michael Gass, 173 Southgate Drive, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond K. Shepard

Raymond K. Shepard, 73, 312 West E. Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 14, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
Mr. Shepard was a native of Shaw, Miss., having lived in Carter County for the last 39 years. He was raised by his grandparents, W.H. and Elizabeth Shepard. He was preceded in death by a son, Gary L. Shepard, June 27, 1996.
Mr. Shepard was a member of First Baptist Church, Elizabethton, having served as deacon, substitute Sunday School teacher, a member of the choir, and also served on various committees. He was retired from T.V.A. as a Senior Hydro Operator.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Foster Shepard, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Mary Shepard, Oak Ridge; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ann Ramsey Shepard, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Brad Shepard, Nashville, and Christopher Shepard, Elizabethton; and a half-brother, Andy Locke, Largo, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

SHEPARD -- Funeral services for Raymond K. Shepard, 73, 312 West E. Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, December 14, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 17, at First Baptist Church of Elizabethton with the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be under the direction of John Bunn. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Eric Bowers, Joe May, Jon Cardwell, John Hutchins, John Gouge and Mike Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Messengers Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 312 West E. Street, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mr. Shepard to the Sanctuary Platform Furniture Fund, First Baptist Church, 212 East F. Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or the Ronald McDonald House, 418 State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

December 14, 2000

Ora Asher

  Ora Asher, 82, 129 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Asher was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Sam and Martha Grindstaff Richardson.
  Mrs. Asher was a member of Holly Springs Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
  Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Marie and J.C. Osborne and Gail Asher, all of Elizabethton; a sister, Cora Shoun, Elizabethton; and four brothers, Sam Coefer, Elizabethton, George Coefer, Madison, Ala., Howard Coefer, Trenton, N.J., and Lawrence Coefer, of Thailand. Two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  ASHER -- Funeral services for Ora Asher, 82, 129 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 14, in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Elmer Carter officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 15, in the Richardson Cemetery, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be J.C. Osborne, Ronnie Osborne, Greg Morris, Timmy Rutherford, Junior Barnett and Landon Pritchard. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:55 p.m. Friday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Madeline N. Boling

  Madeline N. Boling, 78, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 901 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Boling was a native of Michigan and had lived in Carter County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Belva Gardner Tate and was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Boling, December 28, 1985.
  Mrs. Boling was a member of East Side Baptist Church and the Winsome Sunday School Class. She was a homemaker.
  Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Gail Boling, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Andy Lance Boling and William Chance Boling, both of Elizabethton; two sisters, Cherine Allen, Elizabethton, and Wanda Leeson, Washington, D.C.; and special friends, Pauline Bradshaw and Louise Edens, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  BOLING -- Funeral services for Madeline N. Boling, 78, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 901 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 14, at East Side Baptist Church with Dr. Dwight Hobbs officiating. Music will be under the direction of Barbara and Claude Duncan and Bill Broome, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, December 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jack Scott, Jim McKinney, Jack Boling, Jeff Watson, Farrell Boling and Fred Lowie. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Boling, Bob Arnette, Bill Broome, Frank Maples, members of the Brownlow Scalf Sunday School Class of East Side Baptist Church, Matt Bright and Shawn Bright. 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 at East Side Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Jerry Boling, 106 Echo Drive, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Side Baptist Church Building Fund, 1509 Siam Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 36743. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Johnny W. Campbell

  Johnny Wayne Campbell, 40, 4486 Highway 321, Butler, died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at his residence.
  Mr. Campbell was a native of Johnson County and a son of Maude Guinn James, Butler, and the late Millard Potter. He was also preceded in death by a son, Daniel Wayne Campbell, and his maternal grandparents, Sam and Eula Guinn.
  Mr. Campbell was a construction worker. He attended the Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Betsy Poole Campbell; a daughter, April Campbell, Butler; a stepson, David Riddle, Elizabethton; a stepdaughter, Nicole Riddle, Elizabethton; his stepfather, Bill James, Butler; five sisters, Angie James, Billie Jo James Smith, Kathy Harmon and Ethel Grindstaff, all of Hampton, and Deana "Kitty" Schermerhorn, of New York; and five brothers, Paul "Mickey" Poulakis, of New York, Ray Campbell, Hampton, Louie Campbell, Granite Falls, N.C., Jack R. Taylor, of Michigan, and Boone Potter, Hampton. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Johnny Wayne Campbell, 40, 4486 Highway 321, Butler, who died Saturday, December 9, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 15, from the Sugar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Interment will be in the Dugger Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Kelley Banner, Greg Oaks, (Big) Bill Johnson, Tommy Dugger and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Kathy Harmon, 102 Hilton Road, Hampton, or at the residence of Ray Campbell, 336 Rittertown Road, Hampton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Celia Gentry

  Celia Gentry, 369 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, died Wednesday, December 13, 2000.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Grady Holloway

  Grady Holloway, 89, 141 Loan Myers Road, Butler, died Wednesday, December 13, 2000, at Mountain City Care Center, Mountain City, following a lengthy illness.
  Mr. Holloway was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Ellen Holloway.
  Mr. Holloway was of the Baptist Faith. He was a farmer and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.
  Survivors include several cousins and honorary grandchildren.
  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  HOLLOWAY -- Funeral services for Grady Holloway, 89, 141 Loan Myers Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, December 13, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, December 15, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Jim Hutchinson, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 16, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected. Honorary pallbearers will be Russell Jordan, Dewey Taylor, Jessie Holloway and Grady Whaley. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Saturday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Dorothy S. Smith

  Dorothy Sue Whitehead Smith, 46, 975 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, died at her residence Tuesday, December 12, 2000.
  Mrs. Smith was a native of Carter County and a daughter of Bernice Jones Whitehead, Elizabethton, and the late Floyd Whitehead.
  Mrs. Smith was a 1972 graduate of Hampton High School and was employed as a Pharmacy Technician at Family Prescription Center in Mountain City. She attended the Church of Christ.
  Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Larry Smith; a daughter, Jody Smith, Johnson City; a son, Toby Smith, Johnson City; two sisters, Carolyn Crowe, Whitwell, Tenn., and Sandra Wandell, Knoxville; and two brothers, Wade Whitehead, Elizabethton, and Ronda Whitehead, Johnson City. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  SMITH -- Funeral services for Dorothy Sue Whitehead Smith, 46, 975 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, who died at her residence Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, December 15, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Eddy Craft, minister, officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 16, in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Kenny Grindstaff, Jason Whitehead, John Dale Fenner, Jim Crowe, Randy Perkins and Josh Whitehead. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Crowe I, Robert Wandell, John Dugger, Bud Reece, Doug Pierce, Shane Lambert, Jacob Smith, Michael Wells and Tom Whitehead. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her mother, Bernice Whitehead, 102 Franklin Place, Apt. #9, Elizabethton. 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.

Beatrice J. Troutman

  Beatrice J. Troutman, 83, of Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 1104 E. Market Street, Johnson City, died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Mrs. Troutman was a native of Carter County and had lived some years in New York City and most of her life in Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Samuel and Effie Shell Troutman and was also preceded in death by a brother, John Frank Troutman.
  Mrs. Troutman attended First Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of the Presbyterian Church in New York.
  Survivors include two aunts, Fatha Crumley, Elizabethton, and Lydia Shell, Johnson City. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

  TROUTMAN -- Graveside services for Beatrice J. Troutman, 83, of Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 1104 E. Market Street, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, December 15, at Monte Vista Burial Park where family and friends will meet for this service. Rev. Clate W. Briggs Jr. will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home at their convenience prior to the services. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

December 13, 2000

William B. Carrier

   William Brooks Carrier, 65, 136 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Carrier was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Vollie and Gladys Peters Carrier. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Sue Gwaltney, and twin granddaughters, Meagan and Haley Burrow.
   Mr. Carrier was a member of Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the U.S. Army.
   Survivors include his wife, Lillian Shaffer Carrier, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, William Eugene and Freida Carrier, Elizabethton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tine and Allen Bare and Rena and Jimmy Burrow, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Waymon Carrier, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Shirley Verran, Dorothy Taylor and Kathy Fletcher, all of Elizabethton. Seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CARRIER -- Funeral services for William Brooks Carrier, 65, 136 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 11, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 14, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Jonas Revis and the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, December 15, at Blevins Cemetery with Military Honors to be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Mickey Taylor, Ricky Taylor, Rusty Verran, Tommy Verran, Brock Carrier and Matthew Carrier. Honorary pallbearers will be Shannon Carrier, Everett Roberts, James Roberts, Larry Roberts, Anthony Roberts, Dean Roberts, Harold Osborne, Travis Carrier, Bodie Gwaltney and Frankie Fletcher. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 136 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

James H. Cornett

   James H. Cornett, 72, 143 Twin Oaks Drive, Jonesborough, died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. Cornett was a native of Carter County and the son of the late George Russell and Vada Joines Cornett. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Clifford Cornett, Leonard Cornett and George Cornett Jr.
   Mr. Cornett was retired from J.I. Cornett Construction Company as a carpenter and was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served in the U.S. Army.
   Survivors include three sisters, Irene Nave, Elizabethton, Mary Sanders, Limestone, and Ruth Morelock, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CORNETT -- Graveside services for James H. Cornett, 72, 143 Twin Oaks Drive, Jonesborough, who died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 14, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Honorary pallbearers will be Cliff Sanders, Thurman Leach and Tommy Decker. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Geneva M. Hubbard

   Mrs. Geneva Mae Hubbard, 92, 108 Hubbard Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, at Life Care Health Center, Elizabethton, following a short illness.
   Mrs. Hubbard was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Sam and Ellen Arnett Lyons. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Austin Hubbard, in 1984, a daughter, Stella Mae Sizemore, a son, William P. Hubbard, and five brothers, Harrison, Alvin, Jack, Joe and Anderson Lyons.
   Mrs. Hubbard was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include four sons, Charles "Luther" Hubbard, Milligan College, Alford L. and Rickey Hubbard, both of Elizabethton, and Jerry Wayne Hubbard, Phoenix, Ariz.; six daughters, Maggie Babb, Anna Lee Hambrick and Charlotte Sue Hyder, all of Elizabethton, Mary Coleman, Winston-Salem, N.C., Shelby Cranford and Brenda Faye Poteat, both of Valdese, N.C.; a brother, Sam Lyons Jr., of Ohio; and four sisters, Minnie McKeehan and Annie Tester, both of Elizabethton, Martha Fuller, Phoenix, Ariz., and Mary Lou Freeman of South Carolina. Thirty grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HUBBARD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Geneva Mae Hubbard, 92, 108 Hubbard Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, December 12, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, at the Prayer Tabernacle with the Rev. A.G. Wagner and the Rev. Larry Hughes officiating. Music will be by the Prayer Tabernacle. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 14, in the Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Life Care Health Center, Carl Hambrick and Geraldean Shell. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 108 Hubbard Drive, Elizabethton, any time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Prayer Tabernacle, 811 South Cedar Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Manuel E. Nave

   Manuel Edward "Ed" Nave, 72, 773 Watauga Road, Watauga, died Monday, December 11, 2000.
   Mr. Nave was a native of Sullivan County but had resided in Carter County all of his life. He was the son of the late Paul and Gertrude Lyons Nave and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Suzann Guy.
   Mr. Nave was a Route Salesman for Jellico Grocery for over 30 years and had his own wholesale business for several years. He was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Floyd Love Livingston Nave, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Annette and Jim Forgey, Watauga, and Alta Jane and Master Sergeant Mark Baumann, Watertown, N.Y.; a son, David Nave, Johnson City; a sister and brother-in-law, Ann and Robert Hall, Elizabethton; a special brother, Harry Livingston, Johnson City; two granddaughters, Beth Forgey, Watauga, and Donna Adams, Unicoi; and a great-grandson, Shane Adams, Unicoi. Two nieces also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Manuel Edward "Ed" Nave, 72, 773 Watauga Road, Watauga, who went to be with the Lord Monday, December 11, 2000, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Stout and the Rev. Clarence Stanfield officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Palmer. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 14, in the George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Pat Smith, Dean Pierce, Randy Whaley, Jim Forgey, Master Sergeant Mark Baumann and Don Friesland. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, Leighton Miller, Jack Miller and Leonard Campbell. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 773 Watauga Road, Watauga, any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Hobert W. Pritchard

   Hobert W. Pritchard, 84, 249 Heaton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Pritchard was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James and Polly Hughes Pritchard. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Todd Burleson, a brother and a sister.
   Mr. Pritchard was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Roan Mountain. He was retired from North American Rayon Corporation and was a World War II veteran, having served in the Pacific Theater in the U.S. Navy.
   Survivors include his wife, Oline McKinney Pritchard, of the home; two daughters, Gail Burleson and Carolyn Tipton, both of Roan Mountain; two sons, Rod Pritchard, Castlewood, Va., and Terry Pritchard, Roan Mountain; six grandsons; four granddaughters; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Pauline Dellio and Bonnie Patterson, both of Elizabethton; and five brothers, Bob Pritchard, Richmond, Va., Nath Pritchard, Kingsport, Jay Pritchard and Gaines Pritchard, both of Elizabethton, and Gene Pritchard, of Northeast Maryland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PRITCHARD -- Funeral services for Hobert W. Pritchard, 84, 249 Heaton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, December 11, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, at First Baptist Church of Roan Mountain with the Rev. Richard Stout and the Rev. Richard Hilton officiating. Music will be under the direction of Tom Burleson, Benny and Sharon Johnson and Teresa Hilton. Graveside services and interment will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 14, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons: Victor Burleson, Julian Burleson, Martin Tipton, Ryan Tipton, Jon Pritchard and Sam McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of First Baptist Church of Roan Mountain. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:25 p.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Roan Mountain. Friends may also call at the residence, 249 Heaton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Mr. Pritchard was preceded in death by a grandson, who is in heaven, Todd Burleson, a brother and a sister. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

December 12, 2000

Blanche L. Carroll

  Mrs. Blanche L. Carroll, 68, 141 Hilton Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Carroll was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Patrick and Bessie Humphreys O'Quinn. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Junior Carroll, and four brothers, Leonard, Claude, Henry and Frank O'Quinn.
Mrs. Carroll was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include a son, Tim Carroll, of the home; four sisters, Louise Powers and Wanda Scalf, both of Watauga, Doris Lash, Elizabethton, and Delores Brown, Virginia Beach, Va.; and a grandson, Joseph Carroll. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  CARROLL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Blanche L. Carroll, 68, 141 Hilton Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 11, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be under the direction of Hank and Mary Smith. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, in the George Mottern Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:30 p.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. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Louise Powers, 217 Cripple Creek Road, Watauga, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Bruce B. Harkleroad Jr.

  Bruce B. Harkleroad Jr., 68, 803 Grand Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
  Mr. Harkleroad was a native of Bluff City and had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was the son of the late Bruce Bachman Sr. and Anna Belle McKinney Harkleroad and was also preceded in death by a sister, Louella Price.
  Mr. Harkleroad was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and was retired from Sprint Telephone Company. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his wife, Sue Bare Harkleroad, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Bruce W. and Lynn Harkleroad, Chattanooga; a daughter, Amy Harkleroad, of the home; two grandchildren, Austin and Emily Harkleroad, both of Chattanooga; a brother, Rodney Harkleroad, Buff City; and two sisters, Mary Sue Adcock, Knoxville, and Natalie Pullon, Bluff City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  HARKLEROAD -- Funeral services for Bruce B. Harkleroad Jr., 68, 803 Grand Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 11, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Dr. Dwight Hobbs and the Rev. Ken Hauser officiating, Music will be under the direction of the Eastside Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 14, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Dean Pilkton, Gary Hughes, Richard Roberson, Greg Lewis, Norman Vines, Tom Collins, Brady Williams, Keith Tolley, Jack Malone and Richard Dugger. Honorary pallbearers will be the Carter County Car Club, the Brownlow Scalf Sunday School Class of Eastside Baptist Church, employees and retirees of Sprint Telephone Company, family and friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 803 Grand Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Eastside Baptist Church, 1509 Siam Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Manuel E. Nave

  Manuel Edward Nave, 72, 773 Watauga Road, Watauga, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at his residence.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


Ida M. Simerly

  Ida Mae Simerly, 89, formerly of 19 Bluff Street, Bristol, Va., died Sunday, December 10, 2000, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Simerly was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late David and Alice Meredith Barnett. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George Simerly, and by five sisters and six brothers.
Mrs. Simerly was a member of Norfolk Avenue Church of God, Bristol, Va. She was retired from Seviers Laundry.
  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Naomi and Bobby Freeman, Bristol, Va., and a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Mildred Simerly, Bristol, Tenn. Nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  SIMERLY -- Funeral services for Ida Mae Simerly, 89, formerly of 19 Bluff Street, Bristol, Va., who died Sunday, December 10, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Ron Wright officiating. Music will be under the direction of Patti Eggers. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 13, at Miller Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Danny Freeman, Mark Freeman, Kevin Freeman, Tobey Gardner, Ray Pierce and Charles Gardner. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Mike Simerly, 2441 Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn., at any time. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

December 11, 2000

Ruth Andrews

   Miss Ruth Andrews, 74, 259 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
   Miss Andrews was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Joseph and Myrtle Clawson Andrews. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Bernice Isaacs and Wilma Andrews, and four brothers, Ray Andrews, Bobby G. Andrews, Hugh Andrews and Floyd Allen Andrews.
   Miss Andrews was a member of Elk Mills Christian Church. She was a Nannie to several of her nieces and nephews.
   Survivors include three sisters, Edith Phillips, Mabel Hardin and Lois Whisnant, all of Elizabethton, and three brothers, Gurney Andrews and Claude Andrews, both of Butler, and Ernest Andrews, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ANDREWS -- Graveside services for Miss Ruth Andrews, 74, 259 Dye Leaf Road, Butler, who died Saturday, December 9, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, in the Clawson Cemetery with Mr. John H. Smith, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Tony Haley, Dr. Keith J. DeVos, Dr. Charles Cole, Dr. Floyd Barker, Dr. Paul Brown, James Neece, Brandon Neece, Orville Marlowe and her great-nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Miss Andrews to the St. Jude's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 810, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9087. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche Clawson

   Blanche Clawson, 68, 141 Hilton Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 11, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Ozie B. Poole

   Ozie Black Poole, 89, 211 Rye Branch Road, Butler, died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Poole was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late George and Callie Pilk Black. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Henry Clay Poole, in September 1968, three sons, Jack, James and Gene Poole, and five sisters.
   Mrs. Poole was a homemaker and a member of Elk River Missionary Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son, Mack Poole, of the home; three daughters, Nola Hodge, Hampton, Idoma Garland and Rachel Rainbolt, both of Butler; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a special granddaughter, Tammy Bobbitt, Hampton; and a special friend, Thelma Stanton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   POOLE -- Funeral services for Ozie Black Poole, 89, 211 Rye Branch Road, Butler, who died Saturday, December 9, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Russell Potter and the Rev. Mike Taylor officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 13, in the Lakeview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Terry Stanton, Dave Hatley, Howard Rainbolt, Terry Reece, Toby Rainbolt and Richard Dugger. A special thank you to Johnson City Medical Center Hospice. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 211 Rye Branch Road, Butler, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the charity of your choice. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Ida M. Simerly

   Mrs. Ida Mae Simerly, 89, formerly of Bristol, Va., died Sunday, December 10, 2000, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Bartley Trivette

   BOONE, N.C. -- Bartley "Gene" Trivette, 57, 45 Mulberry Lane, Elk Park, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, at his home.
   Mr. Trivette was born July 8, 1943, in Avery County. He was a son of the late Judson and Elsie Harmon Trivette and was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jean Presnell Trivette.
   Mr. Trivette was a farmer and construction worker. He was a member of Stone Mountain Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Ann Trivette, Deep Gap; two sons, Bartley Jim Trivette and Bradley Gene Trivette, both of Elk Park; three granddaughters, Hanna Trivette, Deep Gap, Tracey Dawn Trivette, Lexington, and Lindsey Mynes, West Jefferson; a grandson, Justin Trivette, Deep Gap; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Evanell and Frank Thomas, Leniavell Trivette and Ms. June Taylor, all of Zionville; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Reed Trivette, Zionville, and Lester and Wanda Trivette, Elk Park. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Barney Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TRIVETTE -- Graveside services and interment for Bartley "Gene" Trivette, 57, 45 Mulberry Lane, Elk Park, N.C., who died Thursday, December 7, 2000, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, in the Harmon Cemetery in Avery County, N.C., with the Rev. Danny Cook officiating. The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Hampton Funeral Service. Friends may also call at the home of Bradley Trivette, 45 Mulberry Lane, Elk Park, N.C. Barney Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.

December 10, 2000

Debbie K. Ensor

   Debbie Kaye Peters Ensor, 42, 173 Lena Harvey Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Ensor was a native of Carter County and a daughter of J.M. and Patsy Burrow Peters.
   Mrs. Ensor was a 1977 graduate of Unaka High School and a retired medical secretary. She attended the Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Davie Wayne Ensor; a brother and sister-in-law, Jamie and Lena Peters, Hampton; her maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ossie Burrow, Elizabethton; a niece, Savannah Gobble; and a special friend, Ricky Ensor.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ENSOR -- Memorial services for Debbie Kaye Peters Ensor, 42, 173 Lena Harvey Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, December 8, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, December 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Richard Estep officiating. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Ensor to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 376, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her parents, J.M. and Pat Peters, 107 Jim Morrell Loop, Elizabethton. It was Mrs. Ensor's wish to be cremated. Survivors also include her dog, Lucy. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Harold W. Frazier

   Harold Wayne Frazier, 29, 125 Arrowood Drive, Lot 46, Johnson City, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, as the result of an automobile accident on Rock House Road.
   Mr. Frazier was a native of Johnson City and a son of Judy Berry Frazier, Johnson City, and the late David Frazier.
   Mr. Frazier was a construction worker. He attended the Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Shannon Holtsclaw Frazier; a daughter, Makayla Frazier, of the home; a sister, Michelle Irick, Johnson City; a brother, David Frazier, Johnson City; several aunts and uncles; several nieces and nephews; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Allen and Betty Holtsclaw.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   FRAZIER -- Funeral services for Harold Wayne Frazier, 29, 125 Arrowood Drive, Lot 46, Johnson City, who died Thursday, December 7, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. O.P. Stokes officiating. Jeff Norris, soloist, will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Todd Hicks, Chris Hicks, Rod Miller, Michael Gantt, Albert Little and David Frazier. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brother, David Frazier, 316 Toll Branch Road, Johnson City. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John M. Jenkins

   John M. Jenkins, 64, of Baltimore, Md., died Saturday, December 9, 2000, at Gilcrest Hospice Home, Baltimore.
   Mr. Jenkins was a native of Sylvania, Ga., and a son of the late Daniel T. and Jessie Jenkins.
   Survivors include his wife, Elvira Jenkins; three stepchildren, Kathy Deavers, John Houser and Diane Crocken, all of Baltimore, Md.; four daughters, Wanda Bishop, Jeannie Corely and Lynn Leyta, all of Augusta, Ga., and Carmon Herring, Virginia Beach, Va.; a sister, Sadie Vaughn, Elizabethton; and a brother, Joseph Jenkins, Roanoke, Va. Eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   It was Mr. Jenkins' wish to be cremated.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Paul E. McClain

   Paul E. "Pat" McClain, 77, 601 Stuart Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. McClain was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charles and Manila Banner McClain. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bill McClain and Henry McLean, and three sisters, Lillie McClain, Eleanor Randazzo and Essie Souder.
   Mr. McClain was a member of the Valley Forge United Methodist Church, where he attended the Men's Adult Sunday School Class. He was employed by the Whirlpool Corporation for 34 years and was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in World War II. He was an avid fisherman and golfer.
   Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Winnie Julian McClain, of the home; a daughter, Bonnie Fennessy, Phoenix, Ariz.; two sons, John McClain, Clyde, Ohio, and Charles McClain, Lima, Ohio; and a sister, Dicie Hays, Sweetwater, Tenn. Seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   McCLAIN -- Funeral services for Paul E. "Pat" McClain, 77, 601 Stuart Drive, Elizabethton, who died Friday, December 8, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Lon Tobin and the Rev. John McClain officiating. Music will be under the direction of Larey and Chris Pippin, Betty Bristol and Tammy Simerly, soloists, Miss Judy Little, pianist, and Mrs. Trilla Little, organist. Committal and entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, December 11, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be accorded by the Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Paul McClain, Brian McClain, Jeff Piotrowski, Alvin McKinney, Jim Chaney and Danny Little. Honorary pallbearers will be Todd Benefiel, Scott Benefiel, Paul Hopson, William L. Smith and the Adult Men's Sunday School Class of Valley Forge United Methodist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Valley Forge United Methodist Church, The King's Table Fund, 1503 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Jamie L. Pate

   Jamie Lee Pate, 18, 114 Tanasie Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, December 8, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center as the result of an automobile accident.
   Mr. Pate was a native of Carter County and the son of Dannie L. Pate, Gray, and Lynne Nidiffer Pate, of the home.
   Mr. Pate was a member of Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City, and an employee of Nunley Furniture Store. He was a graduate of Unaka High School, Class of 2000.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his stepmother, Darlene Pate, Gray; two brothers, Daniel Scott and James Andrew Pate, both of Elizabethton; his maternal grandparents, Dee and Owen Grindstaff, Elizabethton; his maternal great-grandmother, Alma Davis, Elizabethton; his paternal grandparents, Jack and Nellie Pate, Elizabethton; a niece, Savanna Reece, Elizabethton; two nephews, Jacob and Jared Pate, both of Elizabethton; and a special friend, Crystal Hume, Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PATE -- Funeral services for Jamie Lee Pate, 18, 114 Tanasie Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, December 8, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City, with the Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Keystone Free Will Baptist Church Singers. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, December 11, in the Ensor Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Pat Mathis, Coy Whisenhunt, Brandon Waycaster, Jason Nidiffer, Aaron Nidiffer, Michael Nidiffer and Joey Burker. Honorary pallbearer will be Matthew Timbs. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, at 1 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, or at the residence. Friends may also call at the residence of Jack and Nellie Pate, 115 Tanasie Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Alice D. Wharton

   Mrs. Alice D. Wharton, 87, 176 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Wharton was a native of Arkansas and a daughter of the late Robert and Mary Thomas Nored. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clark Wharton, and by two sons and a daughter.
   Mrs. Wharton moved to Elizabethton in 1979 from Camarillo, Calif. She was retired as a psychiatric technician from the Camarillo Hospital, Camarillo, Calif. She attended the Valley Forge Church of God.
   Survivors include a daughter; three grandchildren, Fred Johnson, Stephanie Johnson and Deanna Irick and her husband, Jerry, all of Elizabethton; five great-grandchildren; her son-in-law, Leroy Johnson, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Beulah Wiseman.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WHARTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Alice D. Wharton, 87, 176 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, December 7, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Slagle officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a granddaughter, Stephanie Johnson, 180 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

December 8, 2000

Harold W. Frazier

   Harold Wayne Frazier, 29, 125 Arrowood Private Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, as the result of an automobile accident.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.
  

Alice D. Wharton

   Mrs. Alice D. Wharton, 87, 176 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, December 7, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

December 7, 2000

Brenda S. Johnson

   Brenda Sue Johnson, 50, 257 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Johnson was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Bertha Cook Estep, Elizabethton, and the late Kenneth Estep.
   Mrs. Johnson was a Lab Technician for Dr. Robert Sams, Optometrist. She was a member of True Gospel Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Gary L. Johnson, of the home; a daughter, Shana C. Johnson, Elizabethton; a grandson, Clayton W. Burton, Elizabethton; four sisters, Pauline Carr and Bobbie Perry, both of Bluff City, Linda Montgomery, Elizabethton, and Jeanne Autry, Birmingham, Ala.; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Leonard and Mary Johnson, Elizabethton; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Hathaway, Elizabethton. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   JOHNSON -- Private graveside services for Brenda Sue Johnson, 50, 257 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 4, 2000, will be conducted by Rev. Steve Burleson in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Richard D. Colbaugh

   Richard D. Colbaugh, 41, Johnson Avenue, Elizabethton, died suddenly Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. Colbaugh was a native of Washington, D.C., and the son of Gerald D. Colbaugh, Elizabethton, and Betty Adcock, Johnson City. He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Ann Heck, and his paternal grandmother, Leola Richardson.
   Mr. Colbaugh was co-owner of Rick's Auto Wholesalers.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, John W. Colbaugh, Elizabethton, and a sister, Julie D. Linebaugh, Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   COLBAUGH -- Funeral services for Richard D. Colbaugh, 41, Johnson Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 9, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brother, John W. Colbaugh, 1745 West G. Street, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Rev. Edward W. Miller

   Rev. Edward "Bud" Miller, 76, 199 Bud Miller Road, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Rev. Miller was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Lawrence and Rosalee Holden Miller.
   Rev. Miller was a former pastor of Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
   Survivors include his wife, Florence Palmer Miller, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Patty and Elmer Ellis, Roan Mountain; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mitchell and Rebecca Miller and William and Karen Miller, all of Elizabethton; a sister, Helen Marie Moran of Ohio; and four grandchildren, William Miller, Elizabethton, Melinda Bennett, Mt. Olive, N.C., Ruth Anne Harris, Roan Mountain, and Angela Miller, Elizabethton. A niece and a nephew also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   MILLER -- Funeral services for Rev. Edward "Bud" Miller, 76, 199 Bud Miller Road, Roan Mountain, who died Wednesday, December 6, 2000, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Gwyn and Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church Youth Choir and Charlotte Smith, organist. Graveside services and interment will follow the service on Friday, December 8, in the Richardson Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be John Richardson, Gary Perkins, Danny Cook, Dale Miller, Ronnie Miller, Norman Miller and Randy Grindstaff. Honorary pallbearers will be Walter McKinney, Chris McKinney, Fletch Peek, Rick Guinn, Arlan Singleton, C.L. Thomas, Jack Hoilman and Harold Gwyn. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Jessie R. Patterson

   Mrs. Jessie Russell Patterson, Asbury Center, Johnson City, formerly of 218 West I Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, December 5, 2000, at the Center.
   Mrs. Patterson was a native of Wise County, Va., and a daughter of the late John Franklin and Elsie Blevins Galloway. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Gordon H. Russell, her second husband, Donald M. Patterson, a daughter, Marilyn Jean Russell, a sister, Mabel Moore, and a brother, Vernon L. Galloway.
   Mrs. Patterson had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. She formerly had operated Patterson Drapery Shop in Elizabethton for a number of years. She was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church and was a former member and Sunday School Teacher at Calvary Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a sister, Ruth Hilt, Asbury Center, Johnson City; two brothers, Eugene C. Galloway, Elizabethton, and Harry T. Galloway, San Diego, Calif. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PATTERSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Russell Patterson, Asbury Center, Johnson City, formerly of 218 West I Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, December 5, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, December 8, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Howard Messer officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, in the Mausoleum of Hope, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Gentry, George Gwinn Sr., Lewis LaGrand, R.T. Emiren, James Waligroski and Gregg Waligroski. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 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.

December 6, 2000

Anna C. Hebert


   Anna Cable Hebert, 67, 110-1/2 Donna Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Hebert was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Loss and Maude Whaley Presnell. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Carmon Cable, her second husband, Edward Hebert, and three brothers, Jack Presnell, Bill Presnell and Joe Presnell.
   Mrs. Hebert was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters, Carmon Cable Green, Johnson City, and Julie Cable Barrett, Elizabethton; two sons, Edward D. Hebert, Elizabethton, and Joseph Hebert, Richmond, Va.; four grandchildren, Sara Anna-Louise Green, Johnson City, Jennifer Barrett, Jessica Barrett and Matthew Barrett, all of Elizabethton; a sister, Vivian Foster, Elizabethton; and four brothers, Earl Presnell, Butler, Frank Presnell, Roan Mountain, Brownie Presnell and Lawrence Presnell, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   HEBERT -- Funeral services for Anna Cable Hebert, 67, 110-1/2 Donna Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 4, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 7, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tim Garland, Robert Andrews, Kenny Foster and James Whaley. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Akers, Brad Honeycutt and Jack Presnell. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Gladys L. Laws

   Gladys Leonard Laws, 89, 103 Buffalo Valley Church Road, Johnson City, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Laws was a native of Carter County and had lived most of her life there. She was the daughter of the late J. Fred and Lillie Cox Leonard and was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Laws, in 1994, and by three sisters and five brothers.
   Mrs. Laws was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended St. Louis, Missouri Christian Hospital School of Nursing. She had survived breast cancer for 48 years. She had worked in the First Aid Department of Bemberg Corporation and later as a Private Duty Nurse at Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. She was a member and past president of the Watauga Valley Art League and a charter member of the Buffalo Valley Christian Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Brackett, Johnson City; two sons, Martin Laws, Limestone, and Philip Laws, Unicoi; a sister, Marie Leonard Lenden, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Lisa Bennett, Pamela Holben, Karen Brackett and Kenneth Brackett, all of Johnson City; and three great-grandchildren, Chenoa Bennett, Rachael Bennett and Henry Holben, all 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.
  
   LAWS -- Funeral services for Gladys Leonard Laws, 89, 103 Buffalo Valley Church Road, Johnson City, who died Monday, December 4, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 7, from the Buffalo Valley Christian Church with the Rev. David Slayton and the Rev. Mack Houston officiating. Interment will follow services in Roselawn Memory Gardens. Men of Buffalo Valley Christian Church will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Laws will be taken to the church one hour before services. The family will receive friends at Morris-Baker Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Madeline S. Richards

   Madeline Surber Richards, 74, of the Cumberland Care Center, Bluefield, W.Va., died Tuesday, November 28, 2000, at a Bluefield hospital.
   Mrs. Surber was a native of Saltville, Va., and a daughter of the late George Dewey and Vicie Totten Surber. She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Harvey Richards, and by two brothers and two sisters. She was the companion of the late Leonard Bell.
   Mrs. Surber had been a resident of Bluefield for 15 years. She was of the Christian Faith and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Carol Surber, Marengo, Ohio, and two grandchildren, Ronnie and Eli. Two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a local host of friends and family also survive.
   Funeral services and interment were conducted Saturday, December 2, in Bluefield.
   Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel, Bluewell, was in charge of arrangements.
  

Joseph D. Romaine

   Joseph David Romaine, 77, of Johnson City, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at his residence.
   Mr. Romaine was a native of Woburn, Mass., and had lived in Kenilworth, N.J. He had lived in Johnson City since 1958. He was the son of the late Joseph and Yole Nutile Romaine and was also preceded in death by a sister, Muriel Romaine Carroll.
   Mr. Romaine was employed as a lead burner at OG Kelly Company in Johnson City. He was a World War II Army Veteran, serving as a correspondent for The Stars and Stripes in Europe.
   Mr. Romaine founded several businesses specializing in custom machine fabrication, one of which was Custom Fabricators, Inc., in Johnson City. Among the special projects was a series of locomotives and cars used in theme parks such as Opryland, Great America and others in Santa Ana, Calif., Chicago, and other locations across the country. He was also president and co-owner of Custom Machine Works, Inc., Elizabethton. In 1976, he opened Bappo's Italian Restaurant in Johnson City. He retired from Aerojet Ordnance, Telford, as plant facilities manager in 1988, and later did consulting work for Aerojet and other companies.
   Mr. Romaine was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and was active in many community projects and civic associations, including Toastmasters, where he had served as president and district governor. He was a co-founder of the Volunteer Toastmasters Club.
   He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Johnson City Community Theater, Elk Club, Johnson City Rescue Squad, German Club, Johnson City Medical Center Foundation and the Johnson City Housing Authority. In the late 1960s, he wrote a weekly column entitled "Roaming with Romaine" for the Jonesboro Herald and Tribune.
   Survivors include his wife, Helene Storie Romaine; three daughters, Elizabeth Ensslin, Westfield, N.J., Catherine Henderson, Greer, S.C., and Suzanne Romaine, Keaau, Hawaii; a son, J. David Romaine Jr., Darien, Ill.; a sister, Gloria Lauder, Front Royal, Va.; a brother, Edward E. Romaine, Toms River, N.J.; two grandsons, Joseph Edward Ensslin and Noah George Ensslin, both of Westfield, N.J.; and two granddaughters, Laura Isabel Romaine and Olivia Maria Romaine, both of Darien, Ill. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ROMAINE -- Joseph David Romaine, 77, of Johnson City, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 8 p.m. with Fr. Gerard Finucane officiating. The family requests in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to St. Mary's Church Building Fund, 2211 East Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, Tenn. 37601, or to Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, 400 North State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

  

December 5, 2000

Lovada Q. Burchfield

  Mrs. Lovada Quillen Burchfield, 85, 1224 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
  Mrs. Burchfield was a native of Scott County, Va., and a daughter of the late Lloyd and Naomi Poole Quillen. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Burchfield, and by 10 brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Burchfield had lived in Carter County since 1933. She was a member of Powder Branch Baptist Church.
  Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Conley Burchfield; two daughters and a son-in-law, Gail and John Perkins, Johnson City, and Charlotte Burchfield, Elizabethton; seven sons and six daughters-in-law, Jack and Brenda Burchfield, Phil and Pauline Burchfield and Ray and Tina Burchfield, all of Elizabethton, Kyle Burchfield and Gary and Sandy Burchfield, all of Johnson City, Wayne and Susie Burchfield, Knoxville, and Lynn and Linda Burchfield, Watauga; a sister, Judy Fugate, Richmond, Va.; and two brothers, Paul Quillen, Harrisonburg, Va., and Orville Quillen, State of Washington. Twenty-eight grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  BURCHFIELD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lovada Quillen Burchfield, 85, 1224 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, December 4, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John Perkins and Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. 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.

Joseph G. Dugger

  Joseph Garrett Dugger, 29-day-old infant son of Travis and Tara Dugger, 245 Main Street, Bluff City, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  He was preceded in death by his triplet infant sister, Ashley Brooke Dugger, and his triplet infant brother, Jonathan Gaston Dugger.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandparents, Larry and Sharon Williams Gaston, Greeneville; his paternal grandparents, Alfred and Wilma Hall Dugger, Johnson City; his maternal great-grandmothers, Ruth Gaston, Mark Center, Ohio, and Betty Williams, Antwerp, Ohio; his paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Dugger, Johnson City; two aunts and two uncles, Matthew and Angela Dugger, Johnson City, and Tamara and Greg Elchert, Archbold, Ohio.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  DUGGER -- Graveside services and interment for Joseph Garrett Dugger, 29-day-old infant son of Travis and Tara Dugger, 245 Main Street, Bluff City, who died Sunday, December 3, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, at Washington County Memory Gardens with Bro. E.L. Wheeler and the Rev. David Dugger officiating. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Ann Herbert

  Ann Herbert, 67, 110-1/2 Donna Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Brenda S. Johnson

  Mrs. Brenda Sue Johnson, 50, 257 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the present time and will be announced later.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Gladys L. Laws

  Gladys Leonard Laws, 89, 103 Buffalo Valley Church Road, Johnson City, died Monday, December 4, 2000, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
  Mrs. Laws was a native of Carter County and had lived most of her life there. She was the daughter of the late J. Fred and Lillie Cox Leonard and was also preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Laws, in 1994, and by three sisters and five brothers.
  Mrs. Laws had worked in the First Aid Department of Bemberg Corporation and later as a Private Duty Nurse at Memorial Hospital in Johnson City. She was a member and past president of the Watauga Valley Art League and a charter member of the Buffalo Valley Christian Church.
  Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Brackett, Johnson City; two sons, Martin Laws, Limestone, and Philip Laws, Unicoi; a sister, Marie Leonard Lenden, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Lisa Bennett, Pamela Holben, Karen Brackett and Kenneth Brackett, all of Johnson City; and three great-grandchildren, Chenoa Bennett, Rachael Bennett and Henry Holben, all of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Susie J. Watts

  Susie J. Watts, 75, 403 West D. Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Watts was a native of Johnson County and had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was the daughter of the late Calvin and Addie Dugger Fugate and was also preceded in death by her husband, James Paul Watts, December 20, 1986, and by a sister and three brothers.
Mrs. Watts was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Southern Restaurant for 27 years.
  Survivors include four sons and two daughters-in-law, James Robert and Marion Watts, Manassas, Va., Richard C. Watts, Layton, Utah, Lonnie D. and Brenda Watts, Piney Flats, and Samuel C. Watts, Elizabethton; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Carolyn and Stanley Honeycutt, Elizabethton, and Sabilla and Bill Williams, Mount Jackson, Va.; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Chestine Bailey, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  WATTS -- Funeral services for Susie J. Watts, 75, 403 West D. Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, December 3, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Ronnie Peterson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the singers from Crabtree Free Will Baptist Church. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the Sugar Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery in Butler. Active pallbearers will be Lonnie Watts Jr., Greg Kimball, Rodney Sheppard, Johnny Harrison, Jimmy Harrison and Travis Honeycutt. Honorary pallbearers will be Scotty Honeycutt, Robert Williams, Chuck Williams, Andy Watts, Jimmy Watts and Jeff Watts. 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 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 403 West D. Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

December 4, 2000

Carl Deloach

   Carl Deloach, 70, 3515 V.Z.C.R. 3702, Wills Point, Texas, died Friday, December 1, 2000, at the Medical Center of Mesquite in Mesquite, Texas.
   Mr. Deloach was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James and Floy Britt Deloach.
   Mr. Deloach was a retired construction worker and was of the Free Will Baptist Faith.
   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Bobbie Deloach, Wills Point, Texas, and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Juanita and Jack Hathaway, Elizabethton, and Marie and Rob Johnson, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DELOACH -- Funeral services for Carl Deloach, 70, 3515 V.Z.C.R. 3702, Wills Point, Texas, who died Friday, December 1, 2000, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Matthew Angle officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the Julian Cemetery in Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Johnson, Bill Hardin, Kenny Deloach, Jeff Simerly, Chris Johnson and Milt Fair. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the services. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Mrs. Marie Johnson, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Susie J. Watts

   Mrs. Susie J. Watts, 75, 403 West D Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, December 3, 2000, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

December 3, 2000

Charles R. Campbell

   Charles Ray Campbell, 73, 364 Copley Branch Road, Butler, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center after an extended illness.
   A native of Butler, he was a son of the late Robert L. and Lucy Viola Stout Campbell. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Louise Matheson.
   He was a retired service station attendant and farmer. Mr. Campbell was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a member of Cobbs Creek Baptist church.
   Survivors include several nieces and nephews, as well as a special friend, Wanda Robinson.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Charles Ray Campbell, 73, 364 Copley Branch Road, Butler, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Cobbs Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Simcox officiating. Interment will be in the Fletcher Cemetery. The church choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the church at 1:50 p.m. Monday will be Junior Davis, Darrell Ward, Scott Robinson, Bobby Garland, Larry Shoun, Ralph Danner, Wade McQueen and Junior McQueen. Honorary pallbearers will be George Campbell, Fred Robinson, Elbert Matherly and George Shoun. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday at the church. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Paul A. Storie


   Paul Allen Storie, 61, 137 Mayfield Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Harold and Virgie Jones Storie. Mr. Storie was preceded in death by two sisters, Clarice Storie and Bernice Johnson; and two brothers, Kenneth Wayne Storie and James Harold Storie.
   Mr. Storie was a 1957 graduate of Cloudland High School. He moved to Hammond, Ind., and worked as a superintendent for Jones and Laughlin Steel until his return to Carter County in 1978. He attended Purdue University, Hammond, Ind., for two years. He was of the Baptist faith. He was co-owner of Floyd Storie Roofing and was a member of Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge #566 F & AM.
   Survivors include his former wife, June B. Storie, Nashville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Scott Allen Storie, of the home, Stephan Paul and Julie Beth Storie, Watauga; two sisters, Carolyn Boggs, and Fredia McKinney, both of Roan Mountain, two brothers; Floyd Storie, Elizabethton; Jerry Storie, Unicoi; five grandchildren, Dylan Paul Storie and Logan Seth Allen Storie, both of Elizabethton; Dalton Lang Storie, Chattanooga; Skyler Harlee Estep, Elizabethton; Tristen Stephan Storie, Watauga; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 423-543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick
  
   STORIE -- Funeral services for Paul Allen Storie, 61, 137 Mayfield Drive, Elizabethton, who died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Revs. Ralph Carver and Jim Storie officiating. Masonic services will be accorded by Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge #566 F & AM following the service. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2000 at the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bob Burleson, Ted Tipton, David Blackwell, Gene Mosley, Prentis Potter, Bill Hyder, Carl Ray Nidiffer, and Glen White. Honorary pallbearers will be C.J. Blackwell, Wayne Shell, Lee Birchfield, Jimmy Street, John Rash, John Huber, Charlie Powell, Robin Grindstaff, Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Whitehead and Larry, Mike Spears, Dave Workman, Dempsy Shell, Charlie Hodge, Jerry Pierce, Peter Iles, Sharon Stout, Kim Nidiffer, Tom Ingram, Dud Ingram, David Bautista, Gary and Kennetha Robinson, Gary and Sue Oldenberg, Shirley Tipton and family, Patsy Pierce and Brenda, Jackie and Bobby Blackwell, Allen and Lee Goodwin, Claude Guinn, staff and friends of Floyd Storie Roofing, staff and friends of Odelly's Restaurant, staff and friends of Paradise Salon, staff and friends of Doyle's Tire of Elizabethton, his many friends and family, special friends, Pamela Tipton, the Rev. Bobby Stout, R.V. Brown, Bill Gentry, Janet Denny, and John Edmonds. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2000, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2000, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, or at the residence, 137 Mayfield Drive, anytime. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-543-4917 , Rhododendron Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick
  

Richard W. Starke, Jr.

   Richard W. Starke, Jr., 79, Smyrna, Ga., died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000.
   An Atlanta native, Mr. Starke grew up in Elizabethton, Tenn.
   He attended Georgia Tech before the war and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Tennessee. He served in the 1st Division of the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946, He worked as an engineer for Lockheed until he retired in 1985 after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Marietta Garden Clulb and Cobb County Master Gardeners and a member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.
   Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Starke, Smyrna, Ga.; a daughter, Dr. Suzanne Starke Demosthenes and husband, Dr. Charles Demosthenes, Marietta, Ga.; two sons, Richard W. Starke III, Cherrylog, Ga.; and T. Mayes Starke and wife Kim Starke, Marietta, Ga.; a sister, Jane White, Elizabethton, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
   Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, 770-428-1511, 180 Church Street, Marietta, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.
  
   STARKE -- Funeral services for Richard W. Starke, Jr., 79, Smyrna, Ga., who died Friday, Dec. 1, 2000, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection with the Rev. Bryn Carlson officiating. Contributions can be made to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 4814 Paper Mill Road, Marietta, GA 30067-4046 or to the charity of your choice. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. Sunday ata Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, 770-428-1511, 180 Church Street, Marietta, Ga., is in charge of arrangements.