February 28, 2001

Roy W. Bowman


  Roy W. Bowman, 47, 1279 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Mr. Bowman was a native of Carter County and the adoptive son of the late Lee and Ida Moody Bowman.
  Mr. Bowman attended Harvest Baptist Church and was an electrician.
  Survivors include his wife, Carolyn L. Bowman, of the home; his mother and stepfather, Thelma and Charles Meddles, Bellefontaine, Ohio; four brothers, Elbert Bowman, Elizabethton, Gilbert Bunten, Knoxville, Walter Meddles and Mike Meddles, both of Ohio; three sisters, Virginia Brown, Elizabethton, Wilma Ward, Bellefontaine, Ohio, and Debra Daum, of Ohio; a special niece, Karen Clark, Elizabethton; a special cousin, Michael Lyons, Elizabethton; his father-in-law, Luther Isenhour, Mountain City; and special friends, Ina Mae Bumgardner and Willie Gleaton, both of Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  BOWMAN -- Graveside services for Roy W. Bowman, 47, 1279 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, February 25, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at Dry Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Boswell, Joe Denton, Carroll "Moose" Mann and Leland Moody. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 1279 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Michael G. Cullop

  Michael Glenn Cullop, 44, 832 Hamilton Street, Johnson City, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  Mr. Cullop was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of Hazel Virginia Cullop, Johnson City, and the late Frank Selmer Cullop.
  Mr. Cullop was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three sisters, Peggy Bennett, Jonesborough, Linda Byrd and Brenda Scott, both of Johnson City; four brothers, James David Sheets, Newport News, Va., Alvin Dean Cullop and Gregory Allen Cullop, both of Johnson City, and Dickie Lee Cullop, Elizabethton; and a very special friend, Jenny Hildebrand, Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

  CULLOP -- Funeral services for Michael Glenn Cullop, 44, 832 Hamilton Street, Johnson City, who died Monday, February 26, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with the Rev. David Dugger, the Rev. Lee "Mickey" Bennett and the Rev. Mike Kirby officiating. Committal services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Hammond Post #3, American Legion Color Guard, Kingsport. Pallbearers will be Joseph Searfoss and nephews, Andy Bennett, Chris Bennett, Aaron Adams, Jason Byrd and Brian Byrd. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Florence B. Poore

  Mrs. Florence Byrd Miller Poore, 88, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, February 27, 2001, at the Center.
  Mrs. Poore was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Sherman and Emma Woodby Byrd. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Dewitt T. Miller and Joseph Poore, a daughter, Delana Foster, a son, Owen D. Miller, and by three brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Poore had lived in Carter County for a number of years. She attended the Church of Christ.
  Survivors include two daughters, Gay M. Curtis and Hope Stewart, both of Marietta, Ga., and three sons, Vernon C. Miller and Perry H. Miller, both of Hammond, Ind., and Glenn S. Miller, Egg Harbor, Wis. Six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  POORE -- Graveside services for Mrs. Florence Byrd Miller Poore, 88, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, February 27, 2001, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, in the Woodby Cemetery, Unicoi, with Mr. Howard Eddy Craft, Pastor of Elizabethton Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Diana L. Smith

  Mrs. Diana L. Smith, 49, 111 Orchard Drive, Unicoi, died Tuesday, February 27, 2001, at Mission Memorial Hospital, Asheville, N.C., following a sudden illness.
  Mrs. Smith was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Calvin and Geraldine Wright Rasnick.
  Mrs. Smith was the Cosmetic Department Manager at Wal-Mart Store #690 in Elizabethton and was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Charles L. Smith, of the home; two daughters, JoAnn Roberson and Misty Thomason, both of Elizabethton; two brothers, Mitchell Rasnick, Elizabethton, and Johnny Rasnick, Columbus, Ga.; two sisters, Donna Williams and Mary Blevins, both of Elizabethton; a grandson, Jonathan Roberson, Elizabethton; and a special friend, Joyce Henson, Elizabethton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  SMITH -- Funeral services for Mrs. Diana L. Smith, 49, 111 Orchard Drive, Unicoi, who died Tuesday, February 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Curtis Hurt Jr. officiating. Music will be by Matthew Slemp, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be William Plemmons, Thomas Falzone, Danny Moeser, Chris Rasnick, Scotty Rasnick and Jones Benfield. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow associates at Wal-Mart #690 and Jeff Henson. 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, 111 Orchard Drive, Unicoi, at any time. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Lewis Rathbun Center, 121 Sherwood Road, Asheville, N.C. 28803, (828) 251-0595. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

February 27, 2001

Mary E. Bare


   Miss Mary Elizabeth Bare, 44, 1125 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Bristol Wellmont Hospice House following an extended illness.
   Miss Bare was a native of Alexandria, Va., and the daughter of the late Woodrow W. and Mable Morris Bare.
   Miss Bare was a member of Borderview Christian Church. She was a graduate of East Tennessee State University where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master's Degree in Accounting. She was a CPA and Director of Operations at Wellmont Health Systems.
   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, David and Stephanie Bare, Elizabethton; two nephews, Ryan and Matthew Bare, both of Elizabethton; and her maternal grandmother, Ida Morris, Watauga. 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
  
   BARE -- Funeral services for Miss Mary Elizabeth Bare, 44, 1125 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, who died Monday, February 26, 2001, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Dave Wolfe and Mr. Ron Marvel, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Scott Reynolds, organist, and Ray Don Markland, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Gary Spain, Arden Kuhn, Harold Carson, Harold Bare, Forrest Dugger, Ronnie Dugger, Robert Bare and Kim Birchfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Kuhn, Earl Williams, Bill Earhart, Steven Earhart, Jerry Nave, Howard Nave, J.B. Carson, Donald Carson, Mark Little, Gary Scalf, Keith Webb, Charles Dugger, Billy Webb, Doug Nave, Steven Matheson, James Ritchie, members of Borderview Christian Church, friends and employees of Wellmont Health Systems. Everyone will meet at the funeral home chapel at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 1125 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, 209 Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the Bristol Wellmont Hospice House, 1 Medical Park Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

William W. Boontje

   William W. Boontje, 59, of Elizabethton, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Boontje was a native of Passaic, N.J., and the son of the late Cornelius and Leona Hoopmoed Boontje.
   Mr. Boontje was a member of Church of God of Prophecy, Elizabethton, where he was head usher, and a member of the finance board. He was retired from Tennessee Technology Center as a maintenance worker and was also an auxiliary deputy for the Carter County Sheriff's Department.
   Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Van-Beveren Boontje, of the home; a sister, Judith Boontje, Bristol; a brother, Arthur Boontje, Bristol; a stepson and his wife, Ronald and Mary McNair, Elizabethton; a cousin, Wilma Birkner and family, Elizabethton; and a stepgranddaughter, Mary Hammitt, Johnson City. Aunts, uncles and cousins of New Jersey also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BOONTJE -- Funeral services for William W. Boontje, 59, of Elizabethton, who died Monday, February 26, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Marvin Slagle, the Rev. Ron Owens and James Johnson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Charlotte Pate and Nancy Bennett. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Mountain Home VA Cemetery, with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Arthur Boontje, Lester Bennett, John Glover, Jerald Oliver, Ralph Slagle, James Kiser, Gary Pate and Carl Royer. Honorary pallbearers will be James Johnson, Darrell Foxx and Jack Jenkins. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Thursday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, Elizabethton. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Church of God of Prophecy, 1113 Park Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Roy W. Bowman

   Roy W. Bowman, 47, 1279 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Bowman was a native of Carter County and the adoptive son of the late Lee and Ida Moody Bowman.
   Mr. Bowman attended Harvest Baptist Church and was an electrician.
   Survivors include his wife, Carolyn L. Bowman, of the home; his mother and stepfather, Thelma and Charles Meddles, Bellefontaine, Ohio; four brothers, Elbert Bowman, Elizabethton, Gilbert Bunten, Knoxville, Walter Meddles and Mike Meddles, both of Ohio; three sisters, Virginia Brown, Elizabethton, Wilma Ward, Bellefontaine, Ohio, and Debra Daum, of Ohio; a special niece, Karen Clark, Elizabethton; a special cousin, Michael Lyons, Elizabethton; his father-in-law, Luther Isenhour, Mountain City; and special friends, Ina Mae Bumgardner and Willie Gleaton, both of Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Rondal E. Bradshaw

   Rondal Eugene Bradshaw, 47, 127 LaFayette Circle, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Bradshaw was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Robert Hubert and Mollie Bryant Bradshaw. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Katina Townsend Bradshaw, and a sister, Margaret Elizabeth Bradshaw.
   Mr. Bradshaw was an employee of Harris-Tarkett, Inc., and a member of Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two sisters, Mary Hoss, Johnson City, and Patty Russell, of the home; three nieces, Tammy Blevins, Lori Blevins and Brenda Kay Roberson, all of Elizabethton; special cousins, Peggy Cullop and David Bryant, both of Elizabethton; and a great-niece, Cricket Roberson, Elizabethton.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   BRADSHAW -- Funeral services for Rondal Eugene Bradshaw, 47, 127 LaFayette Circle, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, February 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Jackie Cole officiating. Music will be under the direction of Wayne Lyons. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be David Bryant, John Bryant, James Bryant, Gary Smith, Gary Hughes, Dusty Garrison and Bobby Wright. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. Special thanks to Joe Coffman and employees of Southern Restaurant, Jennifer and Robert Hughes of City Market, David Bryant, Ralph and Margaret Hyder. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 127 LaFayette Circle, Elizabethton, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Maxie C. Collins

   Maxie "Ma" Carrier Collins, 96, 184 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Collins was a lifelong resident of Carter County and the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Williams Carrier. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eston C. "Red" Collins, January 26, 1973; a son, Jerry Eugene Collins, June 17, 1988; a grandson, Leslie Collins; two sisters, Maude Wilson and Pansy Vanier; two brothers, Walter Carrier and Eugene Guy Carrier; and three great-grandchildren, Serena Carol Richardson, Mickey Charles Richardson and Justin Davis Thomas.
   Mrs. Collins was a member of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church and held the honor of the longest membership. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three sons and four daughters-in-law, Donald and Omega Collins, Gary and Darlene Collins, Mack and June Collins and Helen Collins, all of Elizabethton; three daughters and one son-in-law, Thelma Taylor and Lyndal and Charles Lowe, all of Elizabethton, and Phyllis Davis, of the home; a brother, Gray Carrier, Elizabethton; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two special friends, Charles and Judy Auvil, Lorain, Ohio, and Caregiver Leah Thomas. A host of friends, neighbors, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rierside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   COLLINS -- Funeral services for Maxie "Ma" Carrier Collins, 96, 184 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who went to be with the Lord, Sunday, February 25, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Stephen Harris, Pastor, and the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Helen Collins, daughter-in-law, will pay tribute to Ma's life and celebrate her legacy. Music will be provided by granddaughters, Donna Davis and Kay Collins, and niece Joy Babb. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. James Richardson speaking. Active pallbearers will be Sherrill Carrier, Bill Hammond, Rick Collins, Kevin Collins, Wayne Davis, Donnie Richardson, Charles Auvil and Leon Blevins. Honorary pallbearers will be Eugene Davis, Guy Wilson, Rick Dunnigan, Charles Lowe, Roger Babb, Keith Garland, Dr. William Bailey, Raymond Williams, Jim Thomas, Elmer Carden, Warren Widmyer, Denton Lyons, J.R. Browder, Jack Collins, the Rev. Elmer Carter, Terry Collins, Eric Davis, Chris Moore and Danny Money. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Wayne Davis having prayer and words of encouragement at the conclusion of visitation. Friends may also call at the home of a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Darlene Collins, 114 Abe Lincoln Court, Elizabethton, at any time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or to Housecall Hospice, 106 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

February 26, 2001

Loretta M. Brewer

   Loretta M. Brewer, 65, 333 Happy Valley Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Brewer was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Clarence and Viola Hyatt Peeks. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Bowers.
   Mrs. Brewer attended Happy Valley Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, Doyle Brewer, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Danny Lee and Kathleen Brewer, Elizabethton; a brother, Bill Peeks, Elizabethton; a sister, Mildred Deloach, Elizabethton; two granddaughters, Mindy Brewer and Becky Brewer, both of Piney Flats; and one aunt, Stella Depew, 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
  
   BREWER -- Funeral services for Loretta M. Brewer, 65, 333 Happy Valley Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, February 25, 2001, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Lyons and Mr. Mack Bennett, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Salvation Singers. Interment will follow at Morrell Cemetery, Bluff City. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors, members of Happy Valley Baptist Church and the Doctors and Nursing Staff of Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 333 Happy Valley Road, Johnson City, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Maxie C. Collins

   Maxie C. "Ma" Collins, 96, 184 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Collins was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Joseph and Emma Williams Carrier. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eston C. "Red" Collins, January 26, 1973, a son, Jerry Eugene Collins, June 17, 1988, three brothers, two sisters, a grandson, Leslie Allen Collins, and three great-grandchildren.
   Mrs. Collins was a member of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Thelma Taylor, Lyndal and Charles Lowe and Phyllis Davis, all of Elizabethton; three sons and four daughters-in-law, Don and Omega Collins, Gary and Darlene Collins, Mack and June Collins and Helen Collins, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Gray Carrier, Elizabethton; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Charles and Judy Auvil, of Ohio.
   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

Judy B. Lunceford

   Mrs. Judy Bernice Ingram Lunceford, 74, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton, died Sunday, February 25, 2001, at her residence after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Lunceford was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dan and Kate McKinney Ingram. She was also preceded in death by a son, Danny "Blue" Guinn, two sisters, Lena Hill and Mary Ann Whitehead, and two brothers, Charles Ingram and Roby Ingram.
   Mrs. Lunceford was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
   Survivors include seven daughters and three sons-in-law, Katie and Donley Banner, Rose and Bobby Arnett, Wanda Lunceford, Peggy Lambert and Louise Townsend, all of Hampton, JoAnn Gillispie, Beckley, W. Va., and Patsy and Gary Carr, Memphis; three sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Lori Townsend, Elizabethton, Donnie Townsend, Hampton, and Terry Guinn, El Paso, Texas; and two sisters, Nannie Stevens and Florence Townsend, both of Elizabethton. Twenty-two grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LUNCEFORD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Judy Bernice Ingram Lunceford, 74, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton, who died Sunday, February 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, February 26, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steve Coonse officiating. Music will be provided by Charlie Whitehead, Kathy Whitehead and Vivian Koster. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 27, at Holly Hill Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, will be grandsons and friends: Joe Whitehead, Mike Whitehead, Roger Gillispie, Bob Whitehead, Ray Whitehead, Evans Whitehead, Roy Little, Rodney Gillispie, Johnny Ferguson, Randy Whitehead, Mike Richards, Jeff Whitehead, Ron Whitehead, Jack Whitehead, Wilbur "Billy" Ellis and Jeremiah Guinn. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Katie and Donley Banner, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 am. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lola A. Simpson

   Lola A. Simpson, 71, 107 Country Club Drive, Unicoi, died Saturday, February 24, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Simpson was a native of Sullivan County and the daughter of the late Bob and Carrie Carr Hyatt. She was also preceded in death by three brothers.
   Mrs. Simpson was of the Christian Faith and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, John F. Simpson, of the home; three daughters, Gail Fleenor, Elizabethton, Tina Simpson and Sandra Simpson, both of Kingsport; a son, Jerry Simpson, Watauga; four sisters, Trula Lane, Piney Flats, Grace Nave, Elizabethton, Hesterbea Hinkle, Pontiac, Mich., and Launa Clark, Tampa, Fla.; three grandchildren, Shane Fleenor, Elizabethton, Sabra Mitarnowski, Knoxville, and Staff Sergeant Jonathan Simpson, U.S. Army, Alaska; and two great-granddaughters, Meesha Fleenor and Carrie Fleenor, 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
  
   SIMPSON -- Funeral services for Lola A. Simpson, 71, 107 Country Club Drive, Unicoi, who died Saturday, February 24, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Pastor Donnie Humphrey officiating. Committal and entombment services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 28, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Carter Honeycutt, Tim Orloff, Dallas White, George Carver, Shane Fleenor and Darrell Jeter. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 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. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

James D. Wagner

   James Dudley Wagner, 90, 2108 State Line Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, February 24, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Wagner was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Dan B. and Tishia Grindstaff Wagner. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Epsie Presnell Wagner, February 20, 1989, a son, Lynnwood Wagner, and a sister, Nannie Arnold.
   Mr. Wagner had lived in Elizabethton since 1948. He was a retired saw mill worker and farmer and was a member of Midway Baptist Church.
   Survivors include four grandsons, Jimmy Wagner, Coshocton, Ohio, Joe Wagner, Orange City, Fla., John Wagner, North Lawrence, Ohio, and Jeff Wagner, Medina, Ohio; and two great-grandchildren, Sydney and Zachary Wagner, both of Medina, Ohio. Five nieces and two nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WAGNER -- Funeral services for James Dudley Wagner, 90, 2108 State Line Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, February 24, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John Perkins officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, February 28, at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, will be Jimmy Wagner, Joe Wagner, John Wagner, Jeff Wagner, Kenneth Jewett and Clint Perkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Zachary Wagner, Sydney Wagner, Earl Wyatt, Carl Hicks, Larry Jewett, R.V. Arnold, Grayson Coffey, T.J. Little Jr., Terry and Carole Paxton and the Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

February 25, 2001

Harold R. Gray

   Harold R. Gray, 56, 298 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at his residence.
   A Washington County native, he had lived in Elizabethton since 1965. Mr. Gray was the son of the late James and Hazel Robbins Gray. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Steven Gray, and a sister, Mary Gray.
   He was a member of Centerview Church of Christ. Mr. Gray was a former employee of T.P.I. and worked part-time for Papa John's Pizza. He was a member of the Carter County Hunting and Fishing Club.
   Survivors include his wife, Brenda Phillips Gray, of the home; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Larry and Diane Gray, Johnson City; and Bill and Betty Gray, Gray; two nephews, David Gray, Nashville; and Mike Gray, Gray; and one niece, Lindsey Gray, Johnson City; and several aunts and uncles.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick
  
   GRAY -- Funeral services for Harold R. Gray, 56, 298 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Steve Payne, minister, and Mr. David Irick, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Centerview Church of Christ Singers. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Centerview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Horace Babb, Jr., Keith Fair, Rob Perry, Russell Kyte, Wayne Ward, Royce Gentry, Doug Huskins, and Earl Wayne Gentry. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Centerview Church of Christ, employees of Papa John's Pizza and employees of T.P.I. Everyone will meet at 9:15 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the home of Jack and Darlene Hampton, 410 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Centerview Church of Christ, 376 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick

Lois Hughes

   Lois Hughes, 63, 373 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, at Johnson City Medical following an extended illness.
   A Washington County, Tenn., native, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Hildred Osborne White. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harold White, and a stepson, Cody Hughes.
   Mrs. Hughes was a member of Cove Creek Presbyterian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, J.T. Hughes, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Alvin and Angie Trivett, Elizabethton; five daughters and four sons-in-law, Loretta and Tony Bartlett, East Bend, N.C.; Becky and Isaac Barnett, Bahama, N.C.; Lisa and Brent Christ, Durham, N.C.; Kelly Trivett, Newland, N.C.; Kimberly and Jeff Brinkley, Newland, N.C.; three step-daughters, Deanna Wilkerson, Carla Stines and Kim Hughes, all of Elizabethton; six sisters, Margaret Mahaffey, Johnson City; Charlotte Miller, Roan Mountain; Patsy White, Jacksonville, N.C.; Trecia Hill, Jonesborough; Judy Finley, Lockhart, Texas; and Donna Campbell, Crossville, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Rhododendron Chapel, in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick
  
   HUGHES -- Funeral services for Lois Hughes, 63, 373 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Revs. Daniel Blevins and Bill Greer officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Rev. Daniel Blevins. Interment will follow the service in the Hughes Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Snapper Barnett, Mark Barnett, Charles Irbin, Matthew Irbin, Justin Bartlett, and Michael Trivett. Honorary pallbearers will be John Henson, Carter County Deputies, Alex Searls, Zackery Barnett, Jeffery Brinkley, Jr. Christopher Trivett, Dakota Trivett, Austin McCarthy, Chad McCarthy, Zackery Oaks, Danny Stines, and Tommy Wilkerson. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, and at the residence 373 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to The American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Rhododendron Chapel, in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick

Donice R. James

   WALLACE, N.C. -- Donice Ruth Clawson James, 54, of Wallace, died Friday, February 23, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. James was born July 25, 1946, in Carter County, Tenn., and was the daughter of Ethel Lambert Clawson and the late Robert Dayton Clawson.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, William Terry James, of the home, one daughter, three sisters, seven brothers, one brother-in-law, and her mother-in-law.
   A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Poston Baptist Church in Wallace.
   Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Wallace, N.C., (910) 285-4005, is in charge of arrangements.

William D. Reece

   William Dana Reece, 69, 710 Burley Shoun Lane, Mountain City, Tenn., died Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, at the Roan Highland Nursing Center, Roan Mountain, Tenn.
   He was a Johnson County native and a son of the late Albert and Neeley May Reece. Mr. Reece was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Potter Reece, one sister, Annie Reece, two brothers, Boyd Reece and Roy Reece, and by one son, Albert Reece.
   Survivors include three daughters, Kathy Thomas, Mountain City, Tenn.; Brenda Smith, Vale, N.C.; and Wanda Aarington, Cusso, N.C.; two sons, William Claude Reece, Meadowview, Va.; and Henry Carson Reece, Jonesboro, N.C.; one sister, Hallie Dugger, Bristol, Tenn.; and three brothers, Loyd Reece, Mountain City, Tenn.; Fred Reece, California; and Garney Reece, Mountain City, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 423-727-9221, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
  
   REECE -- Funeral services for William Dana Reece, 69, 710 Burley Shoun Lane, Mountain City, Tenn., will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the chapel of the Percy-Hux Funeral Home with the Rev. Roland Reece officiating. Burial will be in the Mains Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Dean Thomas, Richard Shook, Steven Tolbert, Timmy Reece, Robert Reece, William Reece, William Smith and Joel Reece. Honorary pallbearers will be Rick Ellison, Travis Smith, and the staff of the Roan Highland Nursing Center. The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel or at the residence at any time. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 423-727-9221, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family via e-mail at percyhux@preferred.com

Mildred M. Shoun

   Mildred Katherine Morley Shoun, 90, 4289 Highway 67 West, Mountain City, Tenn., died Friday, Feb. 23, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn.
   She was a Johnson County, Tenn., native, and she was a daughter of the late L.B. and Melissa McQueen Morley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burley Herbert Shoun, who died in 1966, one son, Burley Joe Shoun, one great-granddaughter, Lauren Patterson, three brothers and five sisters.
   Mrs. Shoun was a member of the Johnson County Historical Garden Club and the Doe Valley Home Demonstration Club. She was a volunteer with the Red Cross, and she was a member of First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include one son and his wife, Pete and Mary Shoun, Johnson City, Tenn.; one daughter and her husband, Bonnie and Jim Patterson, Johnson City, Tenn.; one sister, Evelyn Plantz, Elizabethtown, Penn.; one daughter-in-law, Carol Shoun, Lenoir, N.C.; special friends, Lonnie and Barbara Baird, Mountain City, Tenn.; and Jim and Sue Hensley, Mountain City, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 423-727-9221, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SHOUN -- Funeral services for Mildred Katherine Morley Shoun, 90, 4289 Highway 67 West, Mountain City, Tenn., who died Friday will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday from the First Baptist Church with the Revs. Norman Reece and Larry DeVault officiating. Interment will follow in the Burley Shoun Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Herb Patterson, Pat Patterson, David Patterson, Michael Shoun, Keith Setzer, Scott Cribbs, and Joe McPherson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Van Ministry, 421 West Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683, or the Cherokee United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1904 Jamestown Parkway, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church or at the residence at any time. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 423-727-9221, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at percyhux@preferred.com

James D. Wagner

   James Dudley Wagner, 90, 2108 State Line Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

February 23, 2001

Tommy L. Reece

  Tommy Lee Reece, 47, 102 Moretz Hollow Road, Zionville, N.C., died Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.
  Mr. Reece was preceded in death by his father, Stanley L. Reece.
  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Todd Stanley, Culpeper, Va.; two granddaughters, Courtney Reece and Destine Stanley, both of Culpeper, Va.; his mother, Mrs. Roxie McNeil Reece, Zionville, N.C.; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Ms. Linda Rabago, Greensboro, Ohio, Carolyn and Floyd Weakley, Madison, Va., and Diane and Junior Ward, Lexington, N.C.; and a brother, Eddie Reece, Zionville, N.C. A number of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
  Graveside services and interment were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, February 23, at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the home of Mrs. Roxie Reece, 102 Moretz Hollow Road, Zionville, N.C. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the Reece Family.
  Hampton-Funeral Service, Boone, N.C., was in charge of arrangements.
Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

February 22, 2001

Glennis Corrales

   Mrs. Glennis Corrales, 68, of Las Cruces, N. Mex., died Friday, February 16, 2001, at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
   Mrs. Corrales was a native of Seco, Ky., and the daughter of the late Hester Lee and Nathan Hale. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, George, Louie and Paul Hale, and a sister, Boots Breeding.
   Mrs. Corrales was an active member of the Las Cruces Country Club and was also a strong supporter of the Elks Lodge #1119.
   Survivors include her husband of over 40 years, Robert Corrales; two sons and daughters-in-law, Kenneth and Lisa Childers, Roan Mountain, and Jesse and Gloria Childers, Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Donnah Johnson, Kent, Wash., and Deborah and Keith Williams, Elizabethton; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Nin Breeding, Jackson, Ohio.
   A memorial service will be held at on Friday, February 23, at Getz Funeral Home, 1410 E. Bowman Avenue, Las Cruces, N. Mex.
   This announcement courtesy of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Jackie R. Johnson

   Jackie "Jack" R. Johnson, 67, of Griffith, Ind., died Monday, February 19, 2001, in Indiana.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Steve and Mabel Ann Palmer Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson retired from Ortman Fluid Power Machine Shop in Hammond, Ind.
   Survivors include his wife, Joann Nee Whittington Johnson, of the home; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Debbie Jimenez, Griffith, Ind., Donna and Mike Belcher, Hammond, Ind., and Vickie and Jim Taylor, Highland, Ind.; and two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Linda Johnson, Highland, Ind., and Mike and Michelle Johnson, Schererville, Ind. Eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., (828) 733-2121, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Reins-Sturdivant
  
   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Jackie "Jack" R. Johnson, 67, of Griffith, Ind., who died Monday, February 19, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, February 23, from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 24, in the Palmer Cemetery. Condolences may be sent at "Obituaries" at www.funeral-plans.com/reins-sturdivant. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., (828) 733-2121, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Reins-Sturdivant

Ellen S. McIntyre

   Mrs. Ellen Spargur McIntyre, 82, 282 McIntyre Lane, Johnson City, died Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. McIntyre was a native of Bristol, having lived in Erwin for 30 years before moving to Knoxville in 1970 and returning to Carter County in 1975. She was a daughter of the late Herman and Lelia Osborne Spargur and was also preceded in death by her husband, Arch McIntyre, in 1970.
   Mrs. McIntyre was a Tour Guide for the Knoxville Zoological Park and was also a homemaker. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include two sons, John G. McIntyre, Lander, Wyo., and Alan F. McIntyre, Memphis; two daughters, Kay Miller, Johnson City, and Mary Ellen Patterson, Maryville; a sister, Ann Emmert, Chattanooga; two daughters-in-law, Carolyn McIntyre and Balinda McIntyre; a son-in-law, Martin Miller; and a brother-in-law, Jack Emmert. Ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Erwin Memorial Funeral Home, 1015 N. Main Street, Erwin, (423) 743-1390, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   McINTYRE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen Spargur McIntyre, 82, 282 McIntyre Lane, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, February 20, 2001, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 23, from the Erwin Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Terril Luttrell officiating. Music will be provided by Nancy K. Bogart. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 24, at Evergreen Cemetery. The family, friends and minister may gather at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Erwin Memorial Funeral Home, 1015 N. Main Street, Erwin, (423) 743-1390, is in charge of arrangements.


   Rosa D. Reece

   Rosa Dove Reece, 87, 106 Ray Whaley Road, Butler, died Tuesday, February 20, 2001, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Reece was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Nathan and Hancie Smith Whaley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray W. Reece, December 8, 1992, a daughter, Novella Whaley, and by two sisters and a brother.
   Mrs. Reece was a member of Little Milligan Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lester Reece, of the home, and Lloyd D. and Judith Reece, Butler; a daughter and son-in-law, Marcella and Fred Smith, Elizabethton; a half-sister, Jolene Estep, Elizabethton; two half-brothers, Rhonda McQueen and Lloyd Dean McQueen, both of Butler; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a special granddaughter, Cathy Jo Whaley, 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
  
   REECE -- Funeral services for Rosa Dove Reece, 87, 106 Ray Whaley Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, February 20, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, February 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Nick Bradshaw and the Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Rev. Ronnie Campbell. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, February 23, at Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons: Eddie Lewis, Mike Lewis, Shane Lewis, Kevin Reece, Danny Reece and Dale Reece. Honorary pallbearers will be Rosa Lee Campbell and Sandra Blevins. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 106 Ray Whaley Road, Butler, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

February 21, 2001

Donald Morris

  Donald "Donnie" Morris, 22, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at his residence.
  Mr. Morris was a native of Carter County and the son of Paul Morris, of the home, and Sandra Taylor Morris, Elizabethton.
  Mr. Morris was a graduate of the Happy Valley High School Class of 1996 and a member of Bible Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and his paternal grandparents.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a twin brother, Ronnie Morris, of the home; two sisters, Robin Tester and Samantha Falk Etter, both of Elizabethton; a brother, John Falk, of Texas; two half-sisters, Nancy Williams and Linda Large, both of Elizabethton; and his maternal grandfather, Edward Taylor, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  MORRIS -- Funeral services for Donald "Donnie" Morris, 22, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. James Murray officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 22, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Morris, Jeremiah Hopson, Kris Hopson, James Gillis, Forrest Lowe, Doug Trivette, Brian Shields and Heath Weaver. Honorary pallbearers will be Rod Chester Miller, Todd Hicks and Chris Hicks. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

February 20, 2001

Lydia A. Allman

   Lydia Ann Allman and Alexia Danielle Allman, infant twin daughters of Rachel Henderson and John Allman, 225 Old Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Survivors, in addition to their parents, include their maternal grandmother and grandfather, Lisa and Jeffery James Henderson, Elizabethton; their paternal grandfather, Preston Allman, Hendersonville, N.C.; their paternal grandmother, Margaret Allman, Hendersonville, N.C.; two maternal aunts, Suzanna Henderson and Amanda Henderson, both of Elizabethton; their maternal uncle, Jeff Henderson Jr., Elizabethton; and two paternal uncles, Michael Gifford and James Wilkie, both of Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ALLMAN -- Graveside services for Lydia Ann Allman and Alexia Danielle Allman, infant twin daughters of Rachel Henderson and John Allman, 225 Old Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, at Lyons Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Harold McNabb officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from the family. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Hazel R. Ingle

   Hazel R. Ingle, 55, 112 Edge Water Road, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Monday, February 19, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Ingle was a native of Coral Gables, Fla., but had lived in Carter County since 1980. She was the daughter of Frances Elder Gibbons Moore, Elizabethton, and the late William Gibbons. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ben Robert Ingle, August 5, 1997.
   Mrs. Ingle was a legal secretary at Allen Nelson and Bowers Attorneys at Law for 15 years and a member of the National Association of Legal Secretaries. She was a member of Valley Forge United Methodist Church, where she was a former choir member and a member of United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Sycamore Chapter #163.
   Survivors include her mother, Frances Gibbons Moore, of the home, and one aunt, Elma Rose, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   INGLE -- A memorial service for Hazel R. Ingle, 55, 112 Edge Water Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, February 19, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, at Valley Forge United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lon Tobin officiating. Music will be under the direction of Trilla Little, organist, Judy Little, pianist, and Linda Baughman, soloist. Private disposition will be conducted at a later date. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the music fund at Valley Forge United Methodist Church, 3974 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Donald Morris

   Donald "Donnie" Morris, 22, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at his residence.
   Mr. Morris was a native of Carter County and the son of Paul Morris, of the home, and Sandra Taylor Morris, Elizabethton.
   Mr. Morris was a graduate of the Happy Valley High School Class of 1996 and a member of Bible Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother and his paternal grandparents.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a twin brother, Ronnie Morris, of the home; two sisters, Robin Tester and Samantha Falk Etter, both of Elizabethton; a brother, John Falk, of Texas; two half-sisters, Nancy Williams, Elizabethton, and Linda Morris, Johnson City; and his maternal grandfather, Edward Taylor, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   MORRIS -- Funeral services for Donald "Donnie" Morris, 22, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. James Murray officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, February 22, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Morris, Jeremiah Hopson, Kris Hopson, James Gillis, Forrest Lowe, Doug Trivette, Brian Shields and Heath Weaver. Honorary pallbearers will be Rod Chester Miller, Todd Hicks and Chris Hicks. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Ruby H. Peters

   Ruby Helen Peters, 61, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1300 Arney Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Peters was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Howard and Rosie Hicks Canter. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Burley Canter.
   Mrs. Peters was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Regina and Steve Bradshaw; three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Winters, Virginia Harrison and Ruth Russell, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Melvin Canter, Elizabethton; and three grandchildren, Jennifer Stanley, Jesse Bradshaw and Holly Bradshaw, all 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
  
   PETERS -- Funeral services for Ruby Helen Peters, 61, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1300 Arney Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Palmer, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, at George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Winters, Harvey H. Canter, Wesley Canter, Burley Canter, Jeffery Crowe II and Joseph Price. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Pine Ridge Care Center and Doctors and Nurses of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mabel P. Samples

   Mabel Pearle Samples, 83, of Roanoke, Va., died Sunday, February 18, 2001.
   Mrs. Samples was a member of South Roanoke United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Charleston General Hospital School of Professional Nursing and did post-graduate work at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She retired as a Head Nurse at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
   Mrs. Samples was preceded in death by her husband, Porter Franklin Samples.
   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and George Simmons, Hampton, Susan and Ned LeGard, Roanoke, Va., and Jacqueline and Bill Singleton, Waynesboro, Va.; five grandchildren, L. Paul Myers Jr. and his wife Chris, Gray, Rodney Dillman, Lexington, Va., Ashley Dillman, Troutville, Va., and Jessica Dillman and Barrett Dillman and their father, Rodney Dillman, all of Waynesboro, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Jessica and Nicholas Myers; and a brother, Deane Kelley, Parkersburg, W. Va.
   Oakey's South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke, Va., (540) 989-3131, is in charge of arrangements.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   SAMPLES -- Funeral services for Mabel Pearle Samples, 83, of Roanoke, Va., who went to her heavenly home on Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, at Oakey's South Chapel, Roanoke, Va., with the Rev. Amos Rideout officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Burial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, at Oakey's South Chapel, Roanoke. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2728 Colonial Avenue SW, Suite 2, Roanoke, Va., 24015. Oakey's South Chapel, 4257 Brambleton Avenue, Roanoke, Va., (540) 989-3131, is in charge of arrangements. Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

February 19, 2001

Zola L. Campbell

   Mrs. Zola L. Campbell, 82, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 914 Nave Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and the daughter of the late Jesse J. and Annie Estes Grindstaff. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hobert E. Campbell, June 19, 1986, a sister, Effie Grindstaff, and a brother, Floyd Grindstaff.
   Mrs. Campbell was a member of East Side Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Bemberg Corporation.
   Survivors include a daughter, Wilma Jean Campbell, Elizabethton; a sister, Eva Heatherly, Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Roan Mountain; and a brother, Vester Grindstaff, 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
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Zola L. Campbell, 82, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 914 Nave Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, February 18, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Walker Roberson and the Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 21, in the Vester Cemetery in Blevins Hollow, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Terry Oaks, Henry Grindstaff, Ryan Oaks, Owen Grindstaff, Jim Walker, Jimmy McKinney, Jerry Grindstaff and Lloyd Grindstaff. Honorary pallbearers will be the Nursing Staff of Pine Ridge Care Center. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Tennessee Affiliate, 4205 Hillsboro Avenue, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter, Wilma Jean Campbell, 906 Stateline Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Donald W. Morris

   Donald W. Morris, 22, 1916 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Ruby H. Peters

   Ruby Helen Peters, 61, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1300 Arney Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 18, 2001, 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

February 18, 2001

Danny Pritchard

   Danny Pritchard, 46, of Conway, S.C., died Saturday, February 10, 2001, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Pritchard was a native of Carter County and the son of Omer Pritchard and the late Alice Wilson Pritchard.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include three sisters, Charlotte Pritchard, Charlotte, N.C., Linda Scalf and Faye Stover, both of Elizabethton, and two brothers, Hendrix Paul Pritchard, Gray, and Landon Pritchard, Elizabethton.
   Private services were conducted in Conway, S.C. There will be a private disposition at a later date.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.
  

Lydia Shell

   Lydia Shell, 84, Pine Ridge Health Care, formerly of 2432 Stone Drive, Johnson City, died Friday, February 16, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Miss Shell was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late John Lemuel and Polly Birchfield Shell. She was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
   Miss Shell was a member of Cherokee Church of Christ.
   Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Jack (Fatha) Crumley, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews and her many friends also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   SHELL -- Graveside services for Lydia Shell, 84, Pine Ridge Health Care, formerly of 2432 Stone Drive, Johnson City, who died Friday, February 16, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, February 19, in the Burleson Family Cemetery with Mr. Duke Gregory, minister, and Mr. Tom Burleson officiating. The family will receive friends at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Monday, prior to the graveside service. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cherokee Church of Christ, 1421 Cherokee Road, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

William E. Smith

   William Edwin Smith, 67, 123 Taylortown Road, Johnson City, died Friday, February 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Smith was a native of Carter County and the son of the late George Marshall and Laura Mae Perkins Smith. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jean VonCannon Smith, April 5, 1997, two infant twin sons, Terry and Jerry Smith, and a sister, Georgia Marie Smith.
   Mr. Smith was the retired owner and operator of Bill Smith's Transmission Service.
   Survivors include a sister, Mary Ina Bowman, Elizabethton; a niece and her husband, Mona and Steve Short, Knoxville; a great-niece, Laura Short, Knoxville; and a great-aunt, Ora Thomas, Elizabethton. Several cousins also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for William Edwin Smith, 67, 123 Taylortown Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, February 16, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Ken Hauser officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rick Sweeney, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, February 19, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Frank VonCannon, Dick Oatman, Steve Short, Dean VonCannon, David Ornduff and Murrell Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Curde, Bud Phillips, Bob Ledford, Harold Vanhuss, Jack Hilton, Pete Collins, Richard Ornduff, Sid Smithdeal and his friend Boscoe. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

February 16, 2001

Earl W. Britt


   SALISBURY, N.C. -- Earl Wilbur Britt, 67, of Salisbury, died Wednesday, February 14, 2001, at Rowan Regional Medical Center.
   Mr. Britt was a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and the son of the late Monta Stewart Britt and Josephine Markland Britt.
   Mr. Britt was a graduate of Happy Valley High School in Elizabethton and served in the United States Marine Corps. He was employed with Sperry-Rand in Tennessee for 10 years. He later worked for Daniels Construction Company for 23 years and then with Reel-Reel Corporation until he retired. He was of the Baptist faith.
   He was a 32-degree Mason with Watauga Lodge No. 622 in Watauga, Tenn., and also with the Scottish Rites and the Oasis Shrine Temple in Charlotte.
   Survivors include his wife, Ronelle Howard Britt; two sons, Rickey E. Britt, Fort Myers, Fla., and Monta E. Britt, Foley, Ala.; a daughter, Billie Speas, Cleveland; his stepmother, Ida Flores, Adrian, Mich.; two stepdaughters, Patsy Freeman, Salisbury, and Peggy Corriher, Cleveland; a brother, Tommy R. Britt, Foley, Ala.; a half-brother, Carl Van Britt, Shelby; three sisters, Barbara Hyder, Elizabethton, Tenn., Alice Brandon, Pototoc, Miss., and Jean Hall, Hackleburg, Ala.; and three half-sisters, Betty Fox, Linda Johnson and Virginia Penney, all of Michigan. Three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one step-grandson also survive.
   Funeral services and interment will be held Friday, February 16, in Salisbury.
   Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Children's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C., 29604, or to the American Diabetes Association, c/o RRMC Foundation, 118 E. Council, Salisbury, N.C. 28144.
   Summersett Funeral Home, Salisbury, N.C., (704) 633-2111, is in charge of arrangements.


Sidney A. Powers

   KNOXVILLE -- Sidney A. Powers, 70, of Knoxville, died Wednesday, February 14, 2001.
   Mr. Powers was a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and the son of Dr. Sidney O. and Frances Williams Powers, long-time owners of Taylor Drug Company on Elk Avenue, Elizabethton. He was a member of the Elizabethton High School Graduating Class of 1948.
   Mr. Powers received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Georgia Tech and was an Aeronautical Engineer with Boeing North American. After graduation, he was chosen by Werner Von Braun to work with him at Redstone Arsenal. He was a project manager/designer of the F-18 Fighter Plane and the X-31 Plane. He was selected for inclusion in "Who's Who in American Aviation." He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
   Survivors include his wife, Rita J. Powers, Knoxville; a son, Patrick A. Powers, Palo Alto, Calif.; a daughter, Lynn F. Powers, Seattle, Wash.; two stepsons, Stephen Mairet, Placentia, Calif., and David Mairet, Duncanville, Texas; three stepdaughters, Susan Tankursley, Valercia, Calif., Jane Mairet, Waxahachie, Texas, and Nancy Rogers, Little Rock, Calif.; seven stepgrandchildren; a sister, Fran Powers, Knoxville; and a brother, Richard D. Powers, San Francisco, Calif. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Rose Mortuary, Knoxville, (865) 588-8578, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   POWERS -- Funeral services for Sidney A. Powers, 70, of Knoxville, who died Wednesday, February 14, 2001, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, February 18, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rowland Buck officiating. Family and friends will meet Monday, February 19, at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton for a 2 p.m. interment service. The family will receive friends following the service at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ebenezer United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1001 Ebenezer Road, Knoxville, Tenn. 37922, or to St. Mary's Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, Tenn. 37938. Rose Mortuary, Knoxville, (865) 588-8578, is in charge of arrangements.

February 15, 2001

Jack H. Berry

   Jack H. Berry, 70, 110 Hopson Road, Johnson City, died Tuesday, February 13, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Berry was a native of Carter County and the son of Mrs. Margaret Berry Price Honeycutt, Elizabethton, and the late Dana Harmon Jack Berry. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carolyn Honeycutt; two brothers, Howard Berry and Harold Berry; a grandson, David Scott Smith; and his stepfather, John Honeycutt.
   Mr. Berry was a co-founder, deacon and member of True Gospel Baptist Church. He was retired from the Johnson City Transit System and was a former employee of Pet Dairy.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Ruth Sams Berry, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia and Kermit Smith, Elizabethton; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Dana and Nancy Berry, Columbia, S.C., Leonard A. and Rhonda Berry and Keith A. and Missie Berry, all of Johnson City, and Teddy Lee Berry, of the home; two sisters, Charlotte Warner, Elizabethton, and Tommy Jo Price Grant, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; and two brothers, Bob Berry, Virginia Beach, Va., and Bill Honeycutt, Kingsport. Six granddaughters, a grandson, a great-granddaughter 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
  
   BERRY -- Funeral services for Jack H. Berry, 70, 110 Hopson Road, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, February 13, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, February 16, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Dean Presnell and the Rev. Melvin Ferrell officiating. Music will be under the direction of Vickie Ferrell and Angie Bowman. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 17, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jim Berry, Paul Warner, John Warner, Terry Warner, Ed Warner, Jeffery Grant, Michael Honeycutt and Steven Honeycutt. Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. Earl Berry, Carl Berry, Clarence Berry, Lawrence Berry, J.W. Sams, Bill Sams, Jim Sams, Paul Sams and Jerry Sams. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 110 Hopson Road, Johnson City, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick

Rosy B. McElyea

   Rosy Belle McElyea, lovingly known by many as Nanny Belle, 78, 2004 West G. Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, February 13, 2001, at her residence after a brief illness.
   Mrs. McElyea was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Jason and Orlie Bowers Proffitt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eugene McElyea, September 30, 1980, and a brother, Gilbert Proffitt.
   Mrs. McElyea was a member of Siam Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Frank Shipley, Maryville, and Linda and David Shouse, Elizabethton; four grandchildren and spouses, Kristi and Mike Moore, Maryville, Chip and Stefanie Shipley, Louisville, Gena Byrd, Elizabethton, and David and Stephani Shouse, Elizabethton; three great-grandchildren, Jacinda and Haley Moore, both of Maryville, and Devin Byrd, Elizabethton; a sister, Annie Proffitt, Elizabethton; and a sister-in-law, Edna Proffitt, 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
  
   McELYEA -- Funeral services for Rosy Belle McElyea, 78, 2004 West G. Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, February 13, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Music will be under the direction of Cathy Wilson, Billy Anderson and Kay Arnold. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, February 16, at Pierce Cemetery, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Anthony Byrd, Bob Wilson, Andy Wilson, Grayson Richardson, Randy Singleton, David Bennett, Buddy Farmer, Doug Bailey, John Rednour and Kenny Childers. Honorary pallbearers will be Kay Arnold, Johnson City Medical Center Hospice Nurses, Dr. Mary Hooks, Dr. Fawwaz Hamati and J.D. Anderson. 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 of a daughter, Linda Shouse, 2002 West G. Street, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or to Siam Baptist Church, 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.Com/Tetrick