June 14, 2001

R. Paul Bautista

  Raymond Paul Bautista, 66, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at the James H. Quillen Medical Center Hospital.
  Mr. Bautista was a native of Carter County and the son of Raymond M. Bautista, Elizabethton, and the late Georgia Burrow Bautista, who died in 1982. He was also preceded in death by a very special friend, Glen Vanhuss.
  Mr. Bautista was a graduate of East Tennessee State University, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. He was an agent with Nationwide Insurance Company for 40 years. He established the first Prom Promise Program for graduating students of Carter County High Schools.
  Mr. Bautista was a member and active deacon of West Side Christian Church. He was a member of the Elizabethton Lodge of the Loyal Order of Moose and Past State President of the Tennessee Moose Association, where he also attained the Pilgrim's Degree. He was a member of the Elizabethton Shrine Club, the Carter County Christian Men's Fellowship, the MADD organization, the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 and a former member of the Elizabethton Jaycees, where he had been elected "Man of the Year." He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as Captain in the Artillery Corps.
  Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Nan Birchfield Bautista, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Shyenti Bautista, Trussville, Ala.; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Ronnie Ensor, Watauga; a stepson and stepdaughter-in-law, Robert and Debbie Grindstaff, Elizabethton; a brother, David F. Bautista, Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Richard and Lauren Bautista, Trussville, Ala., and Bayley Ensor, Watauga; a special friend, Sandra Bowling, Johnson City; and a very special friend, Alf Campbell, Elizabethton.
These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  BAUTISTA -- Funeral services for Raymond Paul Bautista, 66, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Jim Curtis and Mr. Greg Key, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Mary Roberts, soloist. A Masonic Service will follow the funeral service by the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, with military honors accorded by the Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Charles Hardin, Jimmy Hamilton, Dempsey Shell, Joe Morrell, Dale Ford, Howard Matherly, Dean Blevins and Bill Hagie. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. R.S. Martin, Sam Ritchie, the deacons and elders of West Side Christian Church, all associates with Nationwide Insurance Company and Dr. Lisa McKinney and other staff members of the ICU at James H. Quillen Medical Center Hospital. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call at the residence, 1643 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the West Side Christian Church Life Center, 1307 West G Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Jackie M. Estep

  Miss Jackie Marjorie Estep, 78, 2055 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  Miss Estep was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Robert and Minnie Stout Estep. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
  Miss Estep was a homemaker.
  Survivors include three nieces, Shirley Killen and JoAnn Brown, both of Johnson City, and Judy Miller, Elizabethton, and three nephews, Howard Richardson and Grover Richardson, both of Johnson City, and Ollie Richardson, Erwin.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  ESTEP -- Funeral services for Miss Jackie Marjorie Estep, 78, 2055 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Lonnie Turner officiating. Interment will follow the service at Estep Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Frankie Killen, Billy Killen, Fred Tucker and others selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.


Harrison Scalf


  Harrison "Skip" Scalf, 75, 137 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Fort Sanders Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville.
  Mr. Scalf was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Chester and Nell Bowling Scalf. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Diane Scalf Blackwell, and a son, Robert Dale "Bo" Scalf.
Mr. Scalf was retired from Moores Potato Chip Company and was of the Baptist Faith. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran and a recipient of the Purple Heart.
  Survivors include his wife, Lois Holly Scalf; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Linda Gail Scalf, Elizabethton; a brother, Randy Scalf, of South Carolina; five grandchildren, Natasha Scalf, of the home, Kathie Dyan Scalf and Erick Estep, both of Elizabethton, Logan Rowe, Limestone, and Connor Hall, of South Carolina; and a great-grandchild, Craig Estep, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  SCALF -- Funeral services for Harrison "Skip" Scalf, 75, 137 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Music will be provided by Roger and Brenda Peters. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the service. Honorary pallbearers will be J.D. Phillips, Gordon Holly, Lawrence "Beardy" Holly, Pete Dolan, Bob Williams and Randy Scalf. A special thanks to the Nursing Staff of Ward C of the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center and a very special thanks to Arthur "Deacon" Bowers. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday to go 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. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel M. White

  Mrs. Hazel M. Smith White, 91, 190 Fish Springs Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  Mrs. White was a lifetime resident of the Fish Springs Community of Carter County. She was the daughter of the late William H. and Cordia B. Matherly Smith and was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray White, in 1986, three brothers, Joseph E., Hammie and James D. Smith, a granddaughter, Linda Lindsey, and a special sister-in-law, Fannie E. Smith.
  Mrs. White was a homemaker and a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church.
  Survivors include five daughters and four sons-in-law, Shirley and Bob Hicks and Jane and Wallace Isham, all of Hampton, Sue and Fred McQueen, Butler, Earlene and George Theilacker and Sallie Ann Deloach, all of San Diego, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law, Tom and Nancy White, Hampton; a brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Kate Smith, Elizabethton; three sisters-in-law, Beulah Smith, Plantation, Fla., Ethel Hinkle, Butler, and Clara White, Mountain City; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Thomas Ray and Michelle White, Elizabethton; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Melissa and Mark Carr, Knoxville; a great-granddaughter, Kate White, Elizabethton; a great-granddaughter and her husband, Cherity and Chad Bennett, Greensboro, N.C.; two special nieces, Pat Gouge, Unicoi, and Elizabeth Street, Hampton; and several other nieces and nephews.
  These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

  WHITE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel M. Smith White, 91, 190 Fish Springs Road, Hampton, who died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Buddy Street officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, in the White Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Charles Eb Matherly, Bill Shoun, Ernie Reece, Arklie Hooten, Lewis Ward, J.R. Campbell and Rick Renfro. Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Whaley, Charles Hodge, Charlie and Myrt Hodge, G.W. Brown and the Staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9 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 her son, Tom White, 178 Fish Springs Road, Hampton, at any time. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

June 13, 2001

Raymond P. Bautista


   Raymond Paul Bautista, 66, 1643 Gap Creek Rd., died unexpectedly in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Tuesday, June 12, 2001.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mayme M. Carmichael

   Mrs. Mayme McLaughlin Carmichael, 73, 506 Richard McLaughlin Rd., Unicoi, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   A Unicoi County native, Mrs. Carmichael was a daughter of the late Robert and Alta Helmick McLaughlin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Carmichael, one son, James W. Reed, Jr., two brothers, and two sisters.
   She was a member of Unicoi Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Phyllis Reed, and Gary and Thelma Reed, all of Jonesborough; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Harold and Nell McLaughlin and Richard McLaughlin, all of Unicoi, and Don and Mary Ann McLaughlin, Mexico; one sister, Edna Gallagher, California; two grandchildren, Mark Reed, Kingsport, and Stevie Reed, Virginia; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 743-1381 or 928-4595, 4428 Unicoi Dr., Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CARMICHAEL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mayme McLaughlin Carmichael, 73, 506 Richard McLaughlin Rd., Unicoi, who died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. The Revs. Dallas Gregg and Harold McNabb will officiate. Music will be provided by The Buffalo Valley Trio. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from Washington County Memory Gardens. Brad McLaughlin, Joel McLaughlin, Kevin McLaughlin, Todd McLaughlin, Tracy McLaughlin and Jim Britt will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Thursday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Friday. Family, ministers and friends may gather at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and other times at her residence, 506 Richard McLaughlin Rd., Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 743-1381 or 928-4595, 4428 Unicoi Dr., Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen M. Hill

   Helen M. Hill, 80, formerly of 119 John Alfred Loop, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
   A Carter County native, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Mary Davis Cole. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Hill, Oct. 10, 1982, three sisters and one brother.
   She was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Hill was a former employee of Bemberg Corp. and a member of the Golden Group at Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Melville and Jane Cole, Elizabethton; a special niece and spouse, Marilyn and Rondald Taylor, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews and a special friend, Jamie Buckles, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HILL -- Funeral services for Helen M. Hill, 80, formerly of 119 John Alfred Loop, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2001, at Stoney Creek Baptist Church, with the Rev. Richard Estep and Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Music will be under the direction of Gene Church, soloist, and Edwin Taylor, organist. Interment will follow the service in Blevins Cemetery Active pallbearers will be nephews, Harry Ford, Keith Patton, Rondald Taylor, Marvin Garland, Kenneth Pierce, Kermit Midkiff, Joe Howard, Dwayne Taylor, and Mike Tillman. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and members of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or at the residence of a brother, Melville Cole, 115 Midnight Dr., Elizabethton, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

June 12, 2001

Helen M. Hill

  Helen M. Hill, 90, 119 John Alfred Loop, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at the Hillview Health Center.
  Arrangements, which are incomplete, are under the direction of Tetrick   Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

Fannie E. Smith

  Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Rd., Unicoi, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
A Carter County native, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late John T. and   Ida Smith White. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hammy Filmore Smith, in 1993; by her step-mother, Julie Price White, five sisters and three brothers.
  She was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include two daughters, Pat Gouge, Unicoi, and Elizabeth Street, Hampton; three sons, Richard Smith, Dean Smith and Tom Smith, all of Unicoi; four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Jacobs and Mrs. Edith Carden, both of Elizabethton; Mrs. Joyce (Bill) Odom, Roan Mountain; and Mrs. Peggy (John) Lewis, Hampton; one brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Shirley White, Hampton; 14 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren, Mike Smith and Valarie Smith; 11 great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Mrs. Hazel White; a brother in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Kate Smith; two sisters-in-law, Ethel Hinkle, and Vedia White; and several nieces and nephews.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  SMITH -- Funeral Services for Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Road, Unicoi, who died Friday, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Bobby Stout and Buddy Street officiating. Interment was in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Gail Elliott and the Wings of Faith provided the music. Active pallbearers were grandchildren and Keith Stallings. Honorary pallbearers were friends and neighbors and a special friend and therapist, Mack Hensley. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Robert W. Wiggins

  Robert William Wiggins, 43, 111 Short Coal Chute Rd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  He was a native of El Centro, Calif., and had lived in Elizabethton the past 10 years. Mr. Wiggins was a son of Bill and Marilyn Wiggins, Elizabethton.   He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
  He was self-employed and had served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mr. Wiggins was a member and deacon of Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Sheri Wiggins; two sons, Sean Wiggins and Brian Wiggins, both of Elizabethton; two daughters, Kimberly Wiggins and Kristen Wiggins, both of Elizabethton; one brother, Bill Wiggins, Tucson, Ariz.; and one sister, Evelyn Wiggins, Elizabethton.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

  WIGGINS -- Funeral services for Robert William Wiggins, 43, 111 Short Coal Chute Rd., Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday from the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ. The Rev. Donny Reagan will officiate. Burial will follow the graveside service at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Happy Valley Memorial Park, where family and friends are asked to meet for this service. Active pallbearers will be George Hamblen, Kirk Sacher, Scott Arrowood, Michael Bottazzi, David Harrah, and John McFadden. Honorary pallbearers will be the follow fellow deacons: Jim Whitson, Dallas Ornduff, Jack Younce, Gene Littleton, Calvin Ward and Daniel Nunley. On-line condolences may be e-mailed to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. The family will receive friends at Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.


June 11, 2001

Herman Davenport

   Herman Davenport, 91, Life Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of Johnson Ave., died there Sunday, June 10, 2001.
   A Carter County native, he was a son of the late Milburn A. and Marjorie Treadway Davenport. Mr. Davenport was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Davenport.
   He was a retired construction worker. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Roy Ingram, Brenda Gail and Charles Holdren and Bobbie and Robert Bullock, all of Elizabethton, and Tina and Thorson Tolvert, Collettsville, N.C.; two brothers, Frank Davenport and M.A. Davenport, both of Elizabethton; one sister, Virgie Nidiffer, Elizabethton; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DAVENPORT -- Funeral services for Herman Davenport, 91, Life Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of Johnson Ave., who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday will be Wesley White, Jeffrey White, Tim Holdren, Rick Holdren and Chris Lewis. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may call at the residences of any of the children. 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.
  

Fannie E. Smith

   Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Rd., Unicoi, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   A Carter County native, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late John T. and Ida Smith White. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hammy Filmore Smith, in 1993; by her step-mother, Julie Price, five sisters and three brothers.
   She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two daughters, Pat Gouge, Unicoi, and Elizabeth Street, Hampton; three sons, Richard Smith, Dean Smith and Tom Smith, all of Unicoi; four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Jacobs and Mrs. Edith Carden, both of Elizabethton; Mrs. Joyce (Bill) Odom, Roan Mountain; and Mrs. Peggy (John) Lewis, Hampton; 13 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren, Mike Smith and Valarie Smith; nine great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Mrs. Hazel White; a brother in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Kate Smith; a sister-in-law, Ethel Hinkle; and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral Services for Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Road, Unicoi, who died Friday, were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Bobby Stout and Buddy Street officiating. Interment was in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Gail Elliott and the Wings of Faith provided the music. Active pallbearers were grandchildren and Keith Stallings. Honorary pallbearers were friends and neighbors and a special friend and therapist, Mack Hensley. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

June 10, 2001

Lamar Armstrong

  Lamar "Sonny" Armstrong, 77, died at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Asbury Center at Baysmont Health Center.
Born in Clarksville, Tenn., he served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Tennessee.
  He was a member of Mayfair United Methodist Church, where he had served on numerous committees. He was employed with Summers-Taylor, Inc. General Contractors for more than 25 years, retiring as vice president, concrete division. Mr. Armstrong was also employed part-time with S & ME of Blountville.
  Survivors include his wife, Jane Morgan Armstrong, Kingsport; four daughters, Sallie Keith and husband, Patrick, Clarksville, Tenn.; Millie Armstrong and husband, Tom Preslar, Clarksville, Tenn.; Elizabeth Ledbetter and husband, John, Clarksville, Tenn.; and Kim Morgan Gregory and husband, James B., Mt. Pleasant, S.C. five grandchildren, Amy Ausenbaugh, Laurie Smith Keith, Austin Ausenbaugh, Ben Reed Gregory and Thyler Gregory.
  Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is in charge of arrangements.

  ARMSTRONG -- Funeral services for Lamar "Sonny" Armstrong, 77, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mafair United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Nation, Dr. Jon Bardlsey and Joy Eastridge, Parish Nurse, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Monday at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport. Interment will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Fred Rogers, Rick Cowden, Joel Cowden, Sam Weatherly, Jerry Rogers, and Dr. Benjamin Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be the Loyalty Sunday School Class at Mafair United Methodist Church, Robert T. Summars, U.G. Whited, Jim Belgeri, Witt Cross and Dean Cochran. Memorial contributions may be sent to Mafair United Methodist Church, 1409 East Center St., Kingsport, TN 37664, or Alzheimer's Association, N.E. Tennessee Chapter, 207 N. Boone St., Johnson City, TN 37604. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald B. Caldwell

  Donald Bryan Caldwell, Cottonport, La., died Monday, June 4, 2001, in the VA Hospital, Alexander, La.
  A Roan Mountain native, he was the son of the late Bryan and Rose Caldwell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
  Mr. Caldwell was a member of Roan Mountain United Methodist Church. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of the DAV and the American Legion.
  Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Caldwell, of the home; one son, Bryan Caldwell, Madisonville, Tenn.; and one daughter, Rebecca Rose Markland, Osceola, Ind.
  It was Mr. Caldwell's wishes to donate his body to the Tulane University for research. A memorial service will be held at Saint Mary's Catholic church in Cottonport, La.
  Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

John R. Diehl, Sr.

  Mr. John Richard Diehl, Sr., 72, 1501 W. College St., Jonesborough, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at his residence.
  Mr. Diehl was a Washington County native and was the son of the late Robert Christian and Lydia Bushong Diehl. Mr. Diehl was preceded in death by one son, John Richard Diehl, Jr.
  He was president of Richard Diehl, Inc., which he founded in 1952. Mr. Diehl was a Tri-City Airport Commissioner for Washington County. He was a board member of the ETSU Foundation and a member of the ETSU President's Trust and long-time supporter of ETSU Athletics. He was a member of the Jonesborough Methodist Church, where he served as a member of the Board of Trustees.
  Survivors include his wife, Janey Campbell Diehl, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Chris and Nancy Diehl, Johnson City; Jared and Martha Diehl, Johnson City; and Joe Diehl, Jonesborough; three sisters, Barbara Carson and Virginia Maden, both of Jonesborough; and Janette Squibb, Nickelsville, Va.; and three grandchildren, Hayley Diehl, Chase Diehl, and Sarah Matney, all of Johnson City.
  Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 753-0514, Jonesborough, is in charge of arrangements.


  DIEHL -- Funeral services for Mr. John Richard Diehl, Sr., 72, 1501 W. College St., Jonesborough, who died Saturday, will be conducted Sunday, June 10, 2001, at 8 p.m. from the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ken LaDuke officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, from Fairview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jon Webb, Pat Maden, Kent Maden, Tony Lettich, Bill Garland, Allen Quinn and Mike Carson. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Richard Diehl, Inc. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jonesborough United Methodist Church Bldg. Fund, P.O. Box 115, Jonesborough, TN 37659. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 753-0514, Jonesborough, is in charge of arrangements.

Charles D. Greenwell

  Charles D. "Chuck" Greenwell, 41, 3213 Hwy., 17 By Pass South, Myrtle Beach, S.C., died unexpectedly Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Columbia Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  Mr. Greenwell was a native of Washington county, Tenn., and had lived most of his life in Carter County, Tenn. He was a son of R.H. and Jaunita Tester Greenwell, Elizabethton, Tenn.
  Mr. Greenwell was a supervisor with the Forbes Distribution and Warehousing, Inc. at Myrtle Beach, S.C. He was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist church, Elizabethton, Tenn.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include one son, Seth Charles; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
  Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy


  GREENWELL -- Funeral services for Charles D. "Chuck" Greenwell, 41, 3213 Hwy. 17 By Pass South, Myrtle Beach, S.C., will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be by Mr. Dean Palmer. Graveside service and interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Grindstaff Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Dayton Buckles, Charles Branch, Curtis Branch, Jason Vurell, Dennis Williams and Larry Hyder. Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Forbes, Mike Forbes, Gary Eggers, Glen Bowling, Danny Stansberry and employees of Forbes Distribution Warehouse. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12 noon Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday prior to the service. Friends may call at the home of the parents, 462 Dry Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, Tenn., at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Lois I. Keffer

  Mrs. Lois Isabelle Keffer, 79, 200 N. East Street, Elizabethton (Village East Apts.), died Saturday, June 9, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  A Johnson County native, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Mary Riggins Norris. She had lived a number of years in Virginia before returning to Elizabethton. Mrs. Keffer was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Clifton Keffer, Feb. 12, 1983, by a son, James W. Lethcoe, and a granddaughter, Teresa Marley.
  She was a retired employee of the Ridgeway Furniture Co., Ridgeway, Va. She was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church.
  Survivors include two sons, Robert Lethcoe and Charles Lethcoe, both of Elizabethton; one daughter, Peggy Hawks, Whitesburg, Ga.; four sisters, Vera Morris, Thomasville, N.C.; Ruby Smith, Johnson City; Odina BeBoard, Pottstown, Pa.; and Pearl Hansford, Yorktown, Va.; one brother, Lige Norris, Elizabethton; one step-daughter, Judy Keffer, Radford, Va.; one step-son, Donnie Keffer, Bassett, Va.; three granddaughters, Lisa Crow, Kathy Isaacs, and Kim Scalf; three grandsons, Kenny Lethcoe, Jeff Lethcoe, and Jerry Lethcoe; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one step-grandson; and her special friends, Arliss Campbell, Jimmie VanHorn and Glen Marley.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  KEFFER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Isabelle Keffer, 79, 200 N. East St., Elizabethton (Village East Apts.), who died Saturday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Claude Wilson and Mr. Kenneth Lethcoe officiating. Graveside and interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Roselawn Burial Park, Martinsville, Va. Nikki Crow and Kenneth and Kathy Lethcoe will provide the music. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a grandson, Kenny Lethcoe, 254 Slagle Rd., Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William M. Kitzmiller

  William M. Kitzmiller, 81, formerly of 123 Vanderbilt Dr., Johnson City, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, in the Asbury Center following a lengthy illness.
  A native of Washington County and lifelong resident of this area, he was a son of the late William C. and Tisha Barry Kitzmiller. Mr. Kitzmiller was preceded in death by three sisters, Alta Livingstone, Margie Moury, and Pauline Kitzmiller; and three brothers, Robert Kitzmiller, Glen Kitzmiller, and Homer Kitzmiller.
  Mr. Kitzmiller was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force. He received a bachelor's degree from Milligan college and a master of art degree in education from East Tennessee State University. He retired from teaching from the Washington County School System. He was a member of the Oak Grove Christian Church, Elizabethton.
  Survivors include his wife, Wilma Collins Kitzmiller; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Mark Norman, Johnson City; one sister, Norma Jean Tucker, Johnson City; one brother, Fred Kitzmiller, Villa Park, Ill.; two grandchildren, Andrew and Eric Norman, both of Johnson City; seven nieces and one nephew.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

  KITZMILLER -- Funeral services for William M. Kitzmiller, 81, formerly of 123 Vanderbilt Dr., Johnson City, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in the Morris Baker South Chapel. Messers Jason Hutchcraft and Fred Lester will officiate. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Monte Vista Burial Park, where those attending will meet for this service. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Oak Grove Christian Church, Carl Taylor, Ralph Willocks, Brice Willocks, Darrell Willocks, Fred Duncan, Jack Eller, and Kevin Lenden. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to your favorite charity. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Monday. On-line condolences may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Frank L. Malone

  Frank Lee Malone, 28, 219 Flora Dugger Rd., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital, due to injuries received in an automobile accident.
  A Carter County native, he was the son of Virginia Bowers Malone, Elizabethton, and the late Donald Ray Malone.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, are one brother, Donald Ray Malone, Jr., Elizabethton; one twin sister, Kathy Ann Malone, Elizabethton; one aunt, Edith Campbell, Elizabethton; and three uncles, Verl Bowers, Roan Mountain, and Ray Bowers and John Bowers, Jr., both of Elizabethton.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  MALONE -- Graveside services for Frank Lee Malone, 28, 219 Flora Dugger Rd., Elizabethton, who died Friday, June 8, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery, with the Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Active pallbearers will be Michael Paul Bailey, Verl Hyder, Joe LaCates, Earnest Selter, and others selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, or at the residence, 219 Flora Dugger Rd., at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Frank J. May, Sr.

  Frank J. May, Sr., 89, 169 May Rd., died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
  A Carter County native, Mr. May was a son of the late James and Rebecca Crowe May. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Hester Jane Peters May, in 1964; three sisters, two infant daughters, and one infant son.
  He was retired from Bemberg Corp. after 40 years of service. Mr. May was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.
  Survivors include six daughters and five sons-in-law, Ruth and Robert Pilk, Elizabethton; Mary Oliver, Elizabethton; Christine and Joe Swain, Elizabethton; Charlotte and Thomas Smith, Elizabethton; Betty Jo and Harry Arnold, Jr., Elizabethton; and Bonnie and Joe Carr, Sr., Elizabethton; two sons and two daughters-in-law, James Alvn and Phyllis May, Elizabethton; Frank Jr. and Patricia May, Elizabethton; one brother, John Edward May, Elizabethton, 24 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, a very special grandson, Frank J. (Little Frank) May; and several nieces and nieces and nephews.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  MAY -- Funeral services for Frank J. May, Sr., 89, 169 May Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 7, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Harmony Baptist Church with the Revs. Haskel Ingram and David Burrell officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ethel Davidson, soloist. Interment will follow the service at Emmert Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and family. Honorary pallbearers will be Orville Richards, Orville Harvey, Bill May, Ray Estep, Carl Murphy, Fred Colbaugh, Fred Parlier, Jr., Richard Campbell, men of Harmony Baptist Church, Arlie Reece, and friends and neighbors. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 169 May Rd., Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations in memory of Mr. May to Harmony Baptist Church Building Fund, 139 Keenburg Rd., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Louise Miller

  Evelyn Louise Miller, 52, 1196 Poga Rd., Butler, Tenn., died Saturday, June 9, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  She was a Cocke County native and had lived in Butler for the past 12 years. She was a daughter of Police Norton, Johnson City, and the late Lillian Hensley Norton. In addition to her mother, Ms. Miller was preceded in death by two sons, Alex Norton and Billy Miller; and two sisters, Betty Marie Norton and Alice Benfield.
  Ms. Miller was a member of Mt. View Church of Christ in Greene County. She had worked as a CNA.
Survivors, in addition to her father, include three sons, Larry Woodby,   Elizabethton, William Ratcliff, Greeneville, and David Miller, Butler; one brother, Ray Norton, Limestone; her step-mother, Della Norton, Johnson City; three step-sisters, Phyllis Sells, Jonesborough, Janice Lunsford, Tuscaloosa; and Margaret Jones, Knoxville; one step-brother, Roy Hagan Reed, Knoxville; three nephews, Johnny Norton and Todd Norton, both of Limestone, and Kevin Fair, Charlotte; one niece, Tina Patillo, Hendersonville, N.C.; and a special friend, David Ritchie, Butler.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

  MILLER -- Funeral services for Louise Miller, 52, Butler, Tenn., who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Mt. View Church of Christ, Greene County. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. both Sunday and Monday nights. On-line condolences may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Mable B. Miller

  Mable B. Miller, 84, 1228 Thomas Blvd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
  Mrs. Miller was a Lawrence County, Ky., native and had lived in Detroit, Mich., for 25 years. She had lived in Elizabethton since 1972. Mrs. Miller was a daughter of the late Madison and Ruth Oaks Stout. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Estes "Ed" Miller, on Oct. 1, 1995.
  She was a former employee of Bemberg Corp., Elizabethton. Mrs. Miller was a former member of the Carter County Home Demonstration Club.
Survivors include three sisters, Margaret Reynolds and Shirley Johnson, both of Elizabethton, and Mary Wittenbarger, Lynch, Ky.; one brother, Fred Stout, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mable B. Miller, 84, 1228 Thomas Blvd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 7, 2001, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Revs. Bobby Stout and Haskel Ingram officiating. Music was under the direction of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church Choir, Pleasant Beach Baptist Church Quartet and Tawana Holland. Graveside services and interment will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Paul Lane, Gordon Lewis, Pat Smith, Tommy Vaughn, and Arvin "Toad" Ketchem. Honorary pallbearers will be Elmer Garland, Raymond Tolley, J.C. Honeycutt, the Rev. Bob Polk and Ron Royce. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 8:55 a.m. on Sunday, June 10, 2001, for the graveside services. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2001, in the Chapel of Peace, Tetrick Funeral Home, or at the residence, 1228 Thomas Blvd., Elizabethton, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Fannie E. Smith

  Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Rd., Unicoi, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  A Carter County native, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late John T. and Ida Smith White. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hammy Filmore Smith, in 1993; by her step-mother, Julie Price, five sisters and three brothers.
  She was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include two daughters, Pat Gouge, Unicoi, and Elizabeth Street, Hampton; three sons, Richard Smith, Dean Smith and Tom Smith, all of Unicoi; four sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Jacobs and Mrs. Edith Carden, both of Elizabethton; Mrs. Joyce (Bill) Odom, Roan Mountain; and Mrs. Peggy (John) Lewis, Hampton; 13 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren, Mike Smith and Valarie Smith; nine great-grandchildren; a special sister-in-law, Mrs. Hazel White; a brother in-law and sister-in-law, Wayne and Kate Smith; a sister-in-law, Ethel Hinkle; and several nieces and nephews.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  SMITH -- Funeral Services for Mrs. Fannie E. Smith, 84, 112 Pat Gouge Road, Unicoi, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Bobby Stout and Buddy Street officiating. Interment will be in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Gail Elliott and the Wings of Faith will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be grandchildren and Keith Stallings. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors and a special friend and therapist, Mack Hensley. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Mrs. (Bud) Elizabeth Street, 116 Buddy Street Rd., Hampton, or the residence of pat Gouge, 112 Pat Gouge Rd., Unicoi. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Glen A. VanHuss

  Glen Adam VanHuss, 65, 604 Allen Ave., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  A Carter County native, Mr. VanHuss was a son of the late Bowman and Mona McCloud VanHuss. He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Wayne VanHuss, in 1975.
  He was a 1955 graduate of Elizabethton High School and attended Milligan College. A retired audit supervisor with the Tennessee Department of Revenue, Mr. VanHuss retired after 35 years of service. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
  Survivors include two nephews, Richard Bowman VanHuss, Elizabethton; and Jeff Livingston, Unicoi; one uncle, John Frank McCloud, Elizabethton; three aunts, Edith McCloud, Melbourne, Fla.; Mary Lynn VanHuss, Kingsport; and Berice VanHuss, Elizabethton; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Brenda VanHuss Grindstaff and Frank Grindstaff, Elizabethton; several cousins; and a special friend, Opal Russell, Elizabethton.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  VANHUSS -- Funeral services for Glen Adam VanHuss, 65, 604 Allen Ave., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Joe Sorah and Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Bill Myers, Max VanHuss, Pat VanHuss, Bill VanHuss, Dick VanHuss, Jeffery Livingston, Jonathan Keebler, Harold VanHuss and Tom Glen Grindstaff. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert "Josh" Allen, Glen Nave, Alf Campbell, Dick Peters, Paul Bautista, Sam Ritchie, Tony Hardin, Herbert Belheimer, David Bautista, Dr. R.S. Martin, J.C. Robinson, Charles Hardin, Ronald Jack, Bob Campbell, Alvin "Toad" Ketchum, David Bartz, Brad Shepherd, employees of Tennessee Department of Revenue and members of the 1955 graduating class of Elizabethton High School. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Brenda and Frank Grindstaff, 617 Evergreen Lane, Elizabethton. For those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. VanHuss to the Athletic Department of Elizabethton High School, C/O Jim Presnell, 901 W. E St., Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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.

Wanda Zorawski

  Wanda Zorawski, 73, 618 S. Roan St., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 8, 2001, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton, following a brief illness.
A native of Russia, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Janina Rezler Kontorowicz.
  She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and a former Westinghouse employee.
  Survivors include two sons, Richard Zorawski, Elizabethton; and Dr. George Zorawski, Johnson City; two brothers, Robert and Edward Kontorowicz, Trenton, N.J.; three grandchildren, Richard Zorawski, Jr., Elizabethton; and Wanda and Julie Zorawski, Johnson City, and several nieces and nephews.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  ZORAWSKI -- Mass of the Resurrection for Wanda Zorawski, 73, 618 S. Roan St., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, with Fr. Richard Archer, O.P., officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. David Arney, organist. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Dr. George Zorawski, Richard Zorawski, Richard Zorawski, Jr., Mike Taylor, Wilson Ornduff and Robert Kontorowicz. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, in the Fireside Room of Tetrick Funeral Home, with a prayer service to follow at 7 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

June 8, 2001

Lieselotte O. Campbell


   Lieselotte O. Campbell, 63, 173 E.L. Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Bobingen, Germany, and a former resident of Luthersburg, Pa. She had lived in Carter County since 1973. She was the daughter of the late George and Anna Koehler.
   Mrs. Campbell was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church. She was an employee of Stateline Gift & Ceramic Shop.
   Survivors include her husband, Henry B. Campbell Jr., of the home; three daughters and three sons-in-law, Kathy and Dwayne Taylor, Christina and John Pansock, all of Elizabethton, and Virginia and Raymond Ledford, Johnson City; five grandchildren, Steffani Taylor, Jacob Taylor, Cory Taylor, Lauren Pansock and Abbey Pansock, all of Elizabethton; two sisters-in-law and their spouses, Brenda and Chuck Nelson, DuBois, Pa., and Wanda and Joe Gray, Ashaway, R.I.; several nieces and nephews; a god-child, Katina Brickey, Elizabethton; and special friends, Ruth and John James, Shelby Williams, Nadine Greer and Faye Owens, all of Elizabethton, and many other friends too numerous to mention.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Lieselotte O. Campbell, 63, 173 E.L. Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at East Side Free Will Baptist Church with Mr. Joel Stauffer, minister, and the Rev. Mark Simmons officiating. Music will be under the direction of Nadine Greer. Graveside services and interment will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be John James, Jacob Taylor, George Greer, Ray Teter, Dwight Stiltner and Junior Guess. Honorary pallbearers will be members of East Side Free Will Baptist Church, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 2:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at East Side Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 173 E.L. Bowers Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.
  

Geneva A. Crowe

   Mrs. Geneva A. Crowe, 77, 157 Lovers Lane, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Crowe was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Elbert Sr. and Katie Bowling Hodge. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Crowe, in 1953, a sister, Virginia Collins, and a brother, Fred Carter.
   Mrs. Crowe was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation with 30 years of service. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a son, John Crowe Jr., Elizabethton; three daughters, Rebecca Solomon, Chattanooga, Sally Austin, Elizabethton, and Vivian Gallahar, Adkins, Ark.; a brother, Elbert Hodge Jr., Elizabethton; and two sisters, Ann Shatley, Oak Ridge, and Barbara Bradshaw, Johnson City. Nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, a special nephew, Bill Carter, Elizabethton, and several other nephews and nieces also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   CROWE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Geneva A. Crowe, 77, 157 Lovers Lane, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 7, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Mike Lilley, Johnny Crowe III, Louie Greene, Dallas Campbell, Ernie Morrell, Bill Carter and Bobby Glass. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Frank May

   Frank May, 89, 169 May Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Mabel Miller

   Mrs. Mabel Miller, 84, 1228 Thomas Blvd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, 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. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Adeline L. Policky

   Adeline L. Policky, 81, of York, Neb., died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in York.
   Mrs. Policky was born February 14, 1920 at Richland, Okla., to Ladislav and Antonia (Policky) Pratt. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, York, Neb.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anton L. Policky, an infant brother and a sister.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Leroy and Agnes Policky, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Trenton Policky, Harvest, Ala., and Troy Policky, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, Ernest and Thelma Policky, Omaha, Neb.; and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Marie Kontich, Fremont, Calif., and Georgia and Gerald Broomer, North Hollywood, Calif.
   Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in York with the Rev. Leo Seiker officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. A Rosary Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Metz Chapel. Memorials may be directed to the donor's choice.
  

Bonnie V. Reynolds

   REYNOLDS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie V. Reynolds, 84, 1319 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Del., formerly of Butler, who died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Paul Peer, minister, officiating. Interment will be in the Rock Springs Cemetery, Butler. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Glen VanHuss

   Glen VanHuss, 65, 604 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Ida H. Whitson

   Ida Hodge Whitson, 70, 139 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Whitson was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Hence and Myra Barnett Hodge. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rabe Whitson, two daughters, Penny Whitson and Kathy Whitson, an infant son, a brother, Robert Hodge, and a sister, Ruby Coleman.
   Mrs. Whitson attended Horseshoe Free Will Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include four daughters, Connie Stevens, Hampton, Judy Hodges, Peggy Hamby and Tina Whitson, all of Elizabethton; three sons, Robert Whitson, Roger Whitson and Gary Whitson, all of Elizabethton; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; three half-sisters, Mary Lou Bradley, Johnson City, Winnie Smith, Sinking Creek, and Verdie Elliott, Elizabethton; a niece, Barbara Hilton, Elizabethton; and a nephew, Lester Coleman, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WHITSON -- Funeral services for Ida Hodge Whitson, 70, 139 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Johnny Hilton and the Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at the family cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Billy Hilton, Bobby Joe Hilton, Matthew Hilton, Adam Williams, Dwayne Williams, Brian King, Doug Coleman and Steve Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be the ICU Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital; special thanks to Dr. Haley and Staff. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 139 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

June 7, 2001

Lieselotte Campbell

  Lieselotte Campbell, 63, 173 E.L. Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, 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. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

William K. Jones

  William Ken Jones, also known as "Puddin Head Jones" by family and friends, age 62, 1350 Turner Street, Lot #20, Auburn, Maine, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at his residence following a long battle of cancer.
  Mr. Jones was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Wilbur and Hazel Williams Jones. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Kathleen Johnson Jones.
  Mr. Jones served his country as a Navy Airman from 1955-1958. He also worked many years in construction and drywall, working in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia. He moved to Maine in 1980 and worked for the Lewiston School Department for 20 years and also coached basketball for Lewiston Recreation Department and Martel School.
  Survivors include a daughter, Tina Kate Jones, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a son, Christopher Paul Jones, Auburn, Maine; a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Jones Fox and Mose Fox Jr., Elizabethton; a brother, Lee Roy Jones, Elizabethton; and his companion, Rita Cote, Auburn, Maine. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  JONES -- Graveside services for William Ken Jones, also known as "Puddin Head Jones" by family and friends, age 62, 1350 Turner Street, Lot #20, Auburn, Maine, who died Monday, June 4, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Johnson Cemetery, Newland, N.C., with the Rev. Ken Hauser officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Sunday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Barbara Fox, 124 Victory Lane, Lot 2, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a brother, Lee Roy Jones, 157 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Ken Jones Memorial Fund, c/o Ken Jones, Lewiston Municipal Credit Union, 291 Pine Street, P.O. Box 60, Lewiston, Maine 04243-0060. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Jimmie L. McKeehan

  Jimmie Lee McKeehan, 48, 191 McKeehan Ridge, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
  Mr. McKeehan was a native of Carter County and a son of William "Bud" McKeehan, Elizabethton, and Blanche Morton McKeehan, Elizabethton.
  Mr. McKeehan was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and a member of the East Tennessee Wrestling Association, Johnson City.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Faye McKeehan Potter, in 1991, a brother, Roger Glenn McKeehan, in 1955, and his grandparents, Hassie McKeehan and John McKeehan Sr.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a daughter, Ashlee McKeehan, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, Stevie Ray and Donna McKeehan, Elizabethton; his stepmother, Loretta McKeehan, Elizabethton; and his former spouse, Janet McKeehan Wright, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  McKEEHAN -- Funeral services for Jimmie Lee McKeehan, 48, 191 McKeehan Ridge, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 8, at McKeehan Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Morton, Aaron Potter, Randy Hyder, Calvin Hyder, Nick McKeehan and Jack Morton. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Reed, Haynes McKeehan, Dr. Stanley Vermillion and Staff, James Wright, Tony Meredith, Dan Potter, Pete Smith, Roger Hamm, Charlie Robinson, Frank Robinson, The Elizabethton Star Staff and Mack Merritt. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 191 McKeehan Ridge, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Frank W. Putman

  Frank W. Putman, 71, 149 Bishop Circle, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
  Mr. Putman was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., and had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was the son of the late Mallie Kie and Euna J. Aldridge Putman and was also preceded in death by a sister, Edna Freeman, and a brother, Sherman Putman.
  Mr. Putman attended Harvest Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of American Air Filter and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
  Survivors include his wife, Orpha Almany Putman, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Chris and Lisa Putman and Greg Putman, all of Elizabethton; a grandson, Frank Alan Putman, Elizabethton; four sisters, Martha Benzing, Rising Sun, Md., Tessie Buchanan, North East, Md., Sally Haywood, Colora, Md., and Charlotte Williams, Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Wayman Putman, Aberdeen, Md., and George Putman, Forest Hill, Md.; and a special aunt, Bessie Cantrell, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  PUTMAN -- Funeral services for Frank W. Putman, 71, 149 Bishop Circle, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Greenwell and the Rev. Danny Price officiating. Music will be under the direction of Frank Eads, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be Burl Mast, Mark Triplett, Kelly Yates, Harvey Tester and Sheriff John Henson. Honorary pallbearers will be Clinton Williams, Terry Holly, Luther Morton, Buck Foster and Gerald Hale. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 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, 149 Bishop Circle, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie V. Reynolds

  Mrs. Bonnie V. Reynolds, 84, 1319 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Del., died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at her residence.
  Mrs. Reynolds was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Bruce and Iva Lee Reed Peters.
  Mrs. Reynolds had lived in Delaware since the early 1950s. She was retired from the Housekeeping Department of Wilmington Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include two daughters, Edna Moncrief, Wilmington, N.C., and Ruth Smedley, Hixson, Tenn.; a son, Joe Reece, Chesapeake City, Md.; two sisters, Rosa Peters, Butler, and Dessie McCarthy, Coeburn, Va.; and two brothers, Wayne Peters, Knoxville, and Bob Peters, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  REYNOLDS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Bonnie V. Reynolds, 84, 1319 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Del., formerly of Butler, who died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich officiating. Interment will be in the Rock Springs Cemetery, Butler. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sadie M. Suggs

  GREELEY, Colo. -- Sadie M. Suggs, 65, of Greeley, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at her home in Greeley.
  Mrs. Suggs was a native of Watauga, Tenn., and a daughter of the late Harry and Georgia Malone Gregg.
  Mrs. Suggs was a former resident of Baltimore and Churchville, Md., moving to Greeley in 1980. She was a homemaker, a caregiver and had worked in food service. She also helped in her son's business in Greeley.
  Survivors include her husband, Coy H. Suggs; a son and daughter-in-law, Doug and LaDonna Suggs, Greeley; two grandchildren, Brooke Suggs and Grant Suggs, both of Greeley; a brother, Harry "Bud" Gregg Jr., Watauga, Tenn.; and four sisters, Mary Pope, Bluff City, Tenn., Betty Thomas, Bristol, Tenn., Iva Lee Perry, Continental, Ohio, and Goldie Walker, Watauga, Tenn.
  A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 10, at Adamson Memorial West Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Weld County Chapter of the American Heart Association, c/o Adamson Memorial West Chapel, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colo. 80634.
  Adamson Memorial West Chapel, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colo., (970) 330-6151, is in charge of arrangements.

June 6, 2001

Jane E. Burrow


   Jane Ella Hart Burrow, 77, 213 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Phillip Nave, 130 Phil Nave Road, Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Burrow was a native of Elizabethton and a daughter of the late George L. and Retta Morley Hart. She was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Lee Burrow, and a brother, Richard Hart.
   Mrs. Burrow was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She owned and operated Tiger Valley Florist for a number of years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to Judith, include another daughter, Beverly Burrow Blevins, Lottsburg, Va.; a son, James David Burrow, Knoxville; two sisters, Joyce Dalton, Baltimore, Md., and Nilene Walker, Old Fort, N.C.; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Michelle and Jerry Bowers, Elizabethton; a grandson, Gary Scott Blevins, Johnson City; and a cherished great-granddaughter, Sarah Bowers, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BURROW -- A private graveside service for family and close friends of Jane Ella Hart Burrow, 77, 213 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, will be conducted Thursday, June 7, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. Interment will follow. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Burrow to the W.H.C.B. Radio Ministry, P.O. Box 2061, Bristol, Tenn. 37620. There will be no formal visitation but friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon or evening. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Phillip Nave, 130 Phil Nave Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William K. Jones

   William Ken Jones, 62, 1350 Turner Street, Lot #20, Alburn, Maine, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Jimmy L. McKeehan

   Jimmy L. McKeehan, 48, 191 McKeehan Ridge, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, 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. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Frank Putman

   Frank Putman, 71, 149 Bishop Circle, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, 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. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Bonnie V. Reynolds

   Mrs. Bonnie V. Reynolds, 84, 1319 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, Del., died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Reynolds was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Bruce and Iva Lee Reed Peters.
   Mrs. Reynolds had lived in Delaware since the early 1950s. She was retired from the Housekeeping Department of Wilmington Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two daughters, Edna Moncrief, Wilmington, N.C., and Ruth Smedley, Hixson, Tenn.; a son, Joe Reece, Chesapeake City, Md.; two sisters, Rosa Peters, Butler, and Dessie McCarthy, Coeburn, Va.; and two brothers, Wayne Peters, Knoxville, and Bob Peters, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Mrs. Reynolds will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and interment.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Roberts

   William "Bill" Arthur Roberts, 57, 330 Clarks Creek Road, Jonesborough, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Roberts was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Edd and Mary Nell Ratliff Roberts. He was also preceded in death by a brother, James "Hopper" Roberts.
   Mr. Roberts was a security guard with Gray Kennels and Security. He attended Enon Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Sandra Whaley Roberts, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Timothy Brown, both of Jonesborough; three brothers, Jerry Roberts and Kenneth Roberts, both of Elizabethton, and Sam Roberts, Greeneville; a sister, Nancy Fender, Jonesborough; and two grandsons, Bubba Brown and Brandon Brown. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ROBERTS -- Graveside services for William "Bill" Arthur Roberts, 57, 330 Clarks Creek Road, Jonesborough, who died Monday, June 4, 2001, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Seviers Cemetery with the Rev. John Vines officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

June 5, 2001

Gary W. Carpenter

  Gary W. Carpenter, 50, 130 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Mr. Carpenter was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Ernest William and Nellie Mason Carpenter.
  Mr. Carpenter had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was retired from Carpenter's Auto Parts and was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include his wife, Sandy M. Carpenter; two daughters, Deanna Carol McBurnett, Cartersville, Ga., and Amber Renee Carpenter, Greeneville; two step-sons, Gary Alden Bowers and Justin Bowers, both of Elizabethton; a sister, Carol Sue Bennett, Clearwater, Fla.; six brothers, Virgil Carpenter, Telford, William Carpenter, Mitchell Carpenter, Phil Carpenter, Jackie Carpenter and Joe Carpenter, all of Elizabethton; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; and his special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Carden, Elizabethton, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Call, Bluff City.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  CARPENTER -- Funeral services for Gary W. Carpenter, 50, 130 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 4, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James C. Murray officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, in the Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be Chad Carpenter, Bradley Carpenter, Jeffery Carpenter, Phillip Lee Carpenter, Brandon Carpenter, Joshua Ricker, Tony McBurnett, Stacey Carpenter and Gregory Carpenter. Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin McLaughlin, Billy Bennett, Matthew Carpenter, Billy Bowers, Joseph Carpenter, Patrick Carpenter, William Bennett, Douglas Vasbinder, Robert Mitchell, Ray Morales, Joe Stout and F.D. Spaller. A Special Thanks to the Nurses of the 3rd Floor of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Phillip and Melody Carpenter, 103 Hatfield Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dexter F. Church

  Dexter F. Church, 81, 1111 Antioch Road, Johnson City, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
  Mr. Church was a native of Beech Mountain, N.C., and had lived most of his life in Johnson City. He was a son of the late Luther Lloyd and Emma Rebecca Harmon Church and was also preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Morrison.
  Mr. Church was retired from Paty Lumber Company after 38 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Skyline Heights Baptist Church.
  Survivors include his wife, Nellie Moore Church; a daughter, Patsy Ann Church, Johnson City; a sister, Harleen Reed, Lincoln Park, Mich.; and four brothers, Tracy Church and Ernest Church, both of Johnson City, Dean Church, Elizabethton, and Robert Church, Berea, Ky. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

  CHURCH -- Funeral services for Dexter F. Church, 81, 1111 Antioch Road, Johnson City, who died Monday, June 4, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Kyker and the Rev. Ken Gaskin officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Monte Vista Burial Park. The VFW Post #3382, Kingsport, will provide military honors. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Open Door Sunday School Class of Skyline Heights Baptist Church. Family and friends will assemble at 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 or at the home of his daughter, Patsy Church, 1113 Antioch Road. For those who wish, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Skyline Heights Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1601 Skyline Drive, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604 or the Antioch Baptist Church Building Fund, 1014 Antioch Road, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard L. Sargent

  Richard Lee "R.L." Sargent, 77, 114 Paul Peters Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  Mr. Sargent was a native of Beula, Ky., and had lived in Carter County for most of his life. He was a son of the late John and Eva Grindstaff Sargent and was also preceded in death by a sister, Louise Payne.
  Mr. Sargent was a member and deacon of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He retired in 1988 from Raytheon Corporation and was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation for 32 years.
  He was a member of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM and was a York Rite and Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Jericho Shrine Temple. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
  Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Evelyn Wilson Sargent, of the home; three daughters, two sons-in-law and one fiancé, Shirley and Wilbur Banks, Unicoi, Roberta Hardin and her fiancé, Bobby Shelton, and Barbara and Larry Wilson, all of Elizabethton; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Eulas Sargent and S.G. and Ione Sargent, all of Elizabethton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Gertrude and J.L. Vaughn, Gladys Woods and Essie McGovern, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Mary Ann Hughes and her husband, Chris Hughes, Erwin, and Nicholas Hardin and his special friend, Heather Hyder, Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Courtney and Kelsy Hughes, Erwin; a goddaughter, Rosalee Oaks, Elizabethton; his mother-in-law, Lottie M. Wilson, Life Care Center of Elizabethton; and a brother-in-law, Lester Wilson, and his wife, Norma Wilson, Jonesborough. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 114 Paul Peters Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Committal and entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Doris H. Turner

  MURPHY, N.C. -- Doris Helen Gaddis Turner, 70, Yonce Road, Murphy, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Murphy Medical Center.
  Mrs. Turner was a native of Polk County, Tenn., and a daughter of the late Marshall Dillard and Fannie Estalena Hamby Gaddis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roger Turner Sr., and a daughter, Nancy Roberts.
  Mrs. Turner was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and was the owner of the Mountaineer Bakery.
  Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Roger Turner Jr. and Dixie Turner, Murphy; a daughter, Teresa Renfro, Murphy; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack and Helen Gaddis, Harriman, Tenn., Paul and Shirley Gaddis, Knoxville, Tenn., and Wade and Connie Gaddis, Murphy; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Willa Mae Helton, Loudon, Tenn., and Ann and Archie Gilmore, Niota, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Scott Renfro and his wife Kathy, Troy Turner and Becky Turner; and a great-granddaughter, Khristin Renfro. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Funeral services and interment will be Tuesday, June 5, in Murphy.
  Townson Rose Funeral Home, Murphy, N.C., (828) 837-2109, is in charge of arrangements.

June 4, 2001

Arseemas R. Bennett

  Arseemas Robert Bennett, 85, 120 McLaughlin Road, Unicoi, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home.
  Mr. Bennett was a native of North Carolina, having lived most of his life in Unicoi County. He was a son of the late Baxter and Augusta Lee Bennett and was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Roberts Bennett, in 1983, and by three sisters.
  Mr. Bennett was a World War II Army veteran, having served as sergeant and receiving the Purple Heart. He was a self-employed farmer and construction worker and was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
  Survivors include a son, Arseemas Bennett Jr., Unicoi; a daughter, Wanda Davis, Unicoi; a brother, Woodrow Bennett, Auburn, Wash.; and a special friend, the Rev. Dallas Gregg. Four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

  BENNETT -- Funeral services for Arseemas Robert Bennett, 85, 120 McLaughlin Road, Unicoi, who died Thursday, May 31, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 3, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ralph Roberts and the Rev. C.A. Harrell officiating. Music will be provided by the Buffalo Valley Trio. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 4, in the Buchanan Cemetery, Unicoi, with full military grave rites rendered by the Kingsport VFW Post #3382. Active pallbearers will be Larry Briggs, Mike Landingham, Skip Seeley, Matthew Bennett, Shannon Davis, O'Dell Roberts and Dean Street. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Laughren, Brad Laughren, Carl Laughren, Dale Roberts, John Yarber and Ronnie Yarber. All pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The family, ministers, friends and pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 10 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 120 McLaughlin Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert G. Deloach

  Robert Glen Deloach, 79, 335 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home.
  Mr. Deloach was a native of Butler and a son of the late Nat and Pearl Whaley Deloach. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Manuel and Spencer Deloach.
  Mr. Deloach was a retired painter and farmer and a member of Pierce Baptist Church, Butler. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and a recipient of two Purple Hearts, the Oak Leaf Cluster and four Bronze Service Stars.
  Survivors include three sisters, Ina Mae Deloach, of the home, Pauline Poole, Elizabethton, and Effie Garland, Butler. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  DELOACH -- Funeral services for Robert Glen Deloach, 79, 335 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Friday, June 1, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Oddis Dugger Jr. and the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Music will be provided by Kathy Pierce and Gail Elliott. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 4, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with the Rev. Harvey White officiating. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday, will be Junior McQueen, John Hammitt, Johnny Pierce, Darrell Ward, Ronnie Oliver, Harvey White and Montie Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces and nephews and his many special friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Richard L. Sargent

  Richard Lee "R.L." Sargent, 77, 114 Paul Peters Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  Mr. Sargent was a native of Beula, Ky., and had lived in Carter County for most of his life. He was a son of the late John and Eva Grindstaff Sargent and was also preceded in death by a sister, Louise Payne.
  Mr. Sargent was a member and deacon of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He retired in 1988 from Raytheon Corporation and was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation for 32 years.
He was a member of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM and was a York Rite and Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the Jericho Shrine Temple. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
  Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mary Evelyn Wilson Sargent, of the home; three daughters, two sons-in-law and one fiancé, Shirley and Wilbur Banks, Unicoi, Roberta Hardin and her fiancé, Bobby Shelton, and Barbara and Larry Wilson, all of Elizabethton; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Eula Sargent and S.G. and Ione Sargent, all of Elizabethton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Gertrude and J.L. Vaughn, Gladys Woods and Essie McGovern, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Mary Ann Hughes and her husband, Chris Hughes, Erwin, and Nicholas Hardin and his special friend, Heather Hyder, Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Courtney and Kelsy Hughes, Erwin; a goddaughter, Rosalee Oaks, Elizabethton; his mother-in-law, Lottie M. Wilson, Life Care Center of Elizabethton; and a brother-in-law, Lester Wilson, and his wife, Norma Wilson, Jonesborough. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

  SARGENT -- Funeral services for Richard Lee "R.L." Sargent, 77, 114 Paul Peters Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 3, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Charlie Trivette and Rev. Ray Colbaugh officiating. Music will be under the direction of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Masonic services will be accorded by the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM following the funeral service. Committal and entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Music will be under the direction of Howard Ensor, bagpiper. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Larry Peters, Jimmy Peters, Mack Smith, Kenneth Colbaugh, Jimmy Buckles and Paul Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be Conley Coleman, Larry Coleman, Doyle Coleman, Kenneth Wilson, Jim Wilson, Gray Carrier, Jim Carroll, Fred Taylor, Larry Grindstaff, Don Hardin, Rick Hardin, Frank Mullins, Webster Lipps, Ronnie B. Taylor, Kenny Mann, Harold Banks, Richard and Florence McCray, Jim and Joyce McKinney, Bill and Shirley Lingerfelt, Dewey and Shirley Silvers, Stanley and Thelma Carden and the deacons and men of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. Honorary Ministers are Rev. Clarence Burnett, Rev. Bill Greer, Rev. Rex Johnson, Rev. Earnest Garland and Rev. Tommy Maines. Special thanks to the Medical Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Charlotte Tolley, Pat Lyons and Eric Glover. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 114 Paul Peters Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Sargent to the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Youth Choir, c/o Kenny Greer, 169 Liberty Hollow Road, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tfhome@preferred.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard C. Stanton

  Richard C. Stanton, 63, 155 Old Draft Road, Butler, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at his residence.
  Mr. Stanton was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Kemp D. and Mollie Jane Dugger Stanton. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Wilce Park Stanton, and a sister-in-law, Jessie Lee Stanton Milam.
  Mr. Stanton was retired from North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
  Survivors include his wife, Elma Ruth Bunton Stanton, of the home, and a sister, Norma Kay Pennington, Mountain City. Three nephews and five nieces also survive.
  Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

  STANTON -- Funeral services for Richard C. Stanton, 63, 155 Old Draft Road, Butler, who died Saturday, June 2, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, June 4, from the chapel of Percy-Hux Funeral Home with Rev. Derl H. McCloud and Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Sugar Grove Quartet and Terry Dugger. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, in the Bakers Gap Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Johnny Stanton, Timothy Stanton, Bobby Stanton, Charles Thompson, Shannon Greene, Kevin Greene, Shane Greene and Dennis Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Lloyd Wilson, Charles Odom, Roy Greene, Bob Greene, Harold Stanton, Tony Milam, John David Greene, Darrell Greene and Jady Stanton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 155 Old Draft Road, Butler, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at percyhux@funeral-plans.com. preferred.com. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

June 1, 2001

George C. Wilson

  George Charles Wilson, 75, 411 Riverside Drive, Unicoi, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
  Mr. Wilson was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late Mallie and Mae Deyton Wilson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Berniece Hensley Wilson, in 1987, and a brother, Walter Wilson.
  Mr. Wilson was a World War II Army veteran and was retired from the VA Medical Services as chief of office services after 35 years of service. He was a member of Unicoi United Methodist Church.
  He was a 50-year member of both the Unicoi Masonic Lodge #681 F&AM and the Unicoi Erwin #276 Order of the Eastern Star. He was a member of the Jericho Shrine Temple. He was a former county commissioner and a former member of the Unicoi Volunteer Fire Department.
  Survivors include a son, Mickey Wilson, Elizabethton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Marcia and Nick Bowery, Richmond, Va., and Beth Wilson, Boulder, Colo.; a brother, Paul B. Wilson, Unicoi; a sister, Leona Frost, Oak Ridge; two grandchildren, Nicholas Bowery and Shannon Bowery Woody; and a great-grandson, Dylan Alexander Woody. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

  WILSON -- Funeral services for George Charles Wilson, 75, 411 Riverside Drive, Unicoi, who died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eugene Penland officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by the Unicoi Masonic Lodge #681 F&AM following the funeral service. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. The family, minister and friends may gather at the cemetery by 1:20 p.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Unicoi United Methodist Church, 702 Virginia Street, Unicoi, Tenn. 37692, or the Unicoi Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Robert Adams, 119 Bradley Road, Unicoi, Tenn. 37692. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.