August 30, 2001

Robert C. Bailey

   Robert Chole Bailey, 80, 812 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
   Mr. Bailey was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Flaude T. and Bessie Bailey. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Donna Campbell Bailey, and by eight brothers and sisters.
   Mr. Bailey was a retired electrician and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
   Survivors include three daughters, Sandra Willis, Teresa D. Norris and Roma Estep, all of Hampton, and a son, Bill Campbell, of Michigan. Ten grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BAILEY -- Funeral services for Robert Chole Bailey, 80, 812 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. L.C. Tester officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1, in the Bailey Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be accorded by the VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, will be Jerry Estep, Tim Willis, Bryan Estep, Bryan Norris and Wayne Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be the Nursing Staff of MICU at the VA Medical Center, the Skilled Hall Staff of Life Care Center, Farrell Leach, Tony Emmert, Arlie Webb and members of IBEW Local 934. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Josephine Blevins

  
Josephine Blevins, 59, 267 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Blevins was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Roy Daniel and Celia Berry Buckles.
   Mrs. Blevins was a member of Harbor Light Baptist Church. She was a retired employee of Burlington Industries, Johnson City.
   Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Blevins, of the home, and two brothers, Carl S. Buckles and Roy Daniel Buckles Jr., both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Josephine Blevins, 59, 267 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Clarence Standfield officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 1, at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Lester Rudder, Anthony Buckles, Buford Lowe, Roger Richardson, Keith Richardson, Hunter Berry, Gary Berry and Robert Greene. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors and the men of Harbor Light Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 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, 267 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Chandler Coffey

   Chandler Coffey, 82, 700 Milligan Highway, Johnson City, died unexpectedly Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Coffey was a native of Grainger County, Tenn. He was of the Protestant faith and was a retired worker from the Dawn of Hope Workshop.
   Survivors include a sister, Bonnie Coffey, Greeneville, and a niece, Vickie Smith, Greeneville.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   COFFEY -- Graveside services for Chandler Coffey, 82, 700 Milligan Highway, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, August 31, at Coffey Ridge Cemetery, Unicoi, with the Rev. Ross Lindley officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Correll and David Morrison. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to ARC of Washington County, 2700 S. Roan Street, Suite 300 B, Johnson City, Tenn. 37601, Attn: Lorie Copas. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Jean J. Fennell

  
Jean J. Fennell, 70, 368 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Pierce Hughes

   Pierce Hughes, 82, 152 Howard Lipford Drive, Elizabethton, died Thursday, August 30, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Samuel G. Walker
   Samuel Glenn "Bud" Walker, 77, 99 Rothrock Road, Copley, Ohio, died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at Hospice Care Center after an extended illness.
   Mr. Walker was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Elbert E. and Hattie Nidiffer Walker.
   Mr. Walker had lived in Ohio for a number of years. He was a retired truck driver with the Central Transport-Transportation and a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a former member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Colleen Bare Walker; two children; two grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Hyder and Louise Hardin, both of Elizabethton; two brothers, Charles Walker, Gray, and Junior Walker, Charlotte, N.C.; four nieces, Pam Strader, Brandy Strader and Ashley Rios, all of Charlotte, N.C., and Megan Nave, Elizabethton; and four nephews, Henry Walker, Matthew Strader and Dokota Rios, all of Charlotte, N.C., and Aaron Shipley, Johnson City.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

   WALKER -- Memorial services for Samuel Glenn "Bud" Walker, 77, 99 Rothrock Road, Copley, Ohio, who died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 1, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jackie Cole and the Rev. Tommy Calloway officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

William J. Winter

  
William J. Winter, formerly of 412 Moody Road, Butler, died Wednesday, August 29, 2001, at Pine Ridge Care Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

August 29, 2001

Wayne E. Arndt

   Wayne Eldon Arndt, 72, 326 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Arndt was a native of Allegon County, Mich., and a son of the late Andrew Eldon and LaVerda Myers Arndt.
   Mr. Arndt was a Jehovah's Witness and a retired dairy farmer.
   Survivors include his wife, Catherine Bamberg Arndt, of the home; two daughters, Victoria Ruth Arndt, Orlando, Fla., and Audrey Gail Arndt, High Springs, Fla.; two sisters, Marietta Keeler, Deland, Fla., and Ardith Jackson, Carrolton, Ga.; three brothers, Bernnie Arndt, High Springs, Fla., Eldon Arndt, Young Harris, Ga., and Jarvis Hulst, Columbia, S.C.; and a granddaughter, Alisa Jean Arndt, Orlando, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial services for Mr. Arndt will be held at a later date.
   Announcement made by Mountain Empire Cremation, 2295 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, (423) 547-0379.

Robert C. Bailey

   Robert Chole Bailey, 80, 812 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
   Mr. Bailey was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Flaude T. and Bessie Bailey. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Donna Campbell Bailey, and by eight brothers and sisters.
   Mr. Bailey was a retired electrician and served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
   Survivors include three daughters, Sandra Willis, Teresa D. Norris and Roma Estep, all of Hampton, and a son, Bill Campbell, of Michigan. Ten grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BAILEY -- Funeral services for Robert Chole Bailey, 80, 812 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 31, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. L.C. Tester officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1, in the Bailey Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, will be Jerry Estep, Tim Willis, Bryan Estep, Bryan Norris and Wayne Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be the Nursing Staff of MICU at the VA Medical Center, the Skilled Hall Staff of Life Care Center, Farrell Leach, Tony Emmert, Arlie Webb and members of IBEW Local 934. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Chris Campbell

   Chris Campbell, 29, 15899 Highway 67 West, Butler, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Johnson City. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charlie and Warnoma White, two uncles, Terry Campbell and Dean Campbell, and his paternal grandfather, Joe Campbell.
   Mr. Campbell was a member of Roan Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his father, Charles Campbell, Butler, his mother, Betty Estep, Elizabethton; his step-father, Jerry Estep, Elizabethton; a son, Jessie Christopher Campbell, Butler; three brothers, Mitchell Campbell and Charles Campbell Jr., both of Elizabethton, and Tim Campbell, Butler; and his paternal grandmother, Lela Campbell, Butler. Several special aunts and uncles and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Percy-Hux
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Chris Campbell, 29, 15899 Highway 67 West, Butler, who died Sunday, August 26, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 30, from the chapel of Percy-Hux Funeral Home with the Rev. Rocky Maines officiating. Entombment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 31, in the Sunset Mausoleum of Love. Active pallbearers will be Charles Campbell, Mitchell Campbell, Rick White, Richard Forrester, Bob Moorefield and Jesse Richardson. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Campbell Jr., Bob Johnson, James Walsh, Robert Campbell, Danny Curd, Jerry Estep, Eddie Elliott, Troy Campbell, Willard Campbell and Tim Campbell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at percy-hux@funeral-plans.com. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

Estol G. Crain

   Estol Glen Crain, 84, 149 Crain Road, Limestone, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at John M. Reed Nursing Home, Limestone.
   Mr. Crain was a native of Madison County, N.C., and a son of the late Hezekiah "Kye" and Addie Mae Blankenship Crain. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Edwards Crain, in 1985; two brothers, Ralph Crain and Walter Crain; three sisters, Emily Miller, Zelda Anderson and Nellie Crain; and two grandsons, Ricky Crain and Robert Lynn Crain.
   Mr. Crain was a lifelong farmer in the Bowmantown Community, specifically on his Carson Creek Farm, since 1942 until his death. He was a member of Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church, where he served for many years as an Elder, Sunday School Teacher and Choir Leader.
   Survivors include two sons, Glenn Crain, Elizabethton, and Gary Crain, Sycamore, Ill.; a brother, Harvey Crain, Telford; and two sisters, Dicy Broyles, Limestone, and Edna Vest, Jonesboro, Ind. Three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CRAIN -- Funeral services for Estol Glen Crain, 84, 149 Crain Road, Limestone, who died Monday, August 27, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 31, at Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jack Dykes and the Rev. Johnny Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in the Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mack Hayes, J.R. Legg, David Legg, Bob Bales, Don McLaughlin, Randy Aiken, Jeff Barnette, Jerry Collins and Michael Edwards. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Oakland Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Gary Harris, 322 Oakland Road, Limestone, Tenn. 37681. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

Hugh H. Hardy

   Hugh H. Hardy, 82, of LaGrange, N.C., brother of Hannah H. Crockett, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at Goldsboro Hospital following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
   Rouse Funeral Home, 108 N. Caswell, LaGrange, N.C., 28551, is in charge of the arrangements.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Juanita Ingram

   Juanita Ingram, 87, 622 South Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Chloe C. Lipford

   Mrs. Chloe Courtner Lipford, 86, 100 S. Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Lipford was a native of Butler and a daughter of the late Robert Allen and Mae Neatherly Courtner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl Lipford, and a brother, Paul Courtner.
   Mrs. Lipford was a graduate of Watauga Academy and attended East Tennessee State University. She was a 49-year member of the Butler Chapter No. 218, Order of Eastern Star, where she served as Worthy Matron and Grand Representative of Chicago. She also served as secretary for several years. She was a member of Faith Fellowship Church (formerly Guranda Drive Baptist Church), Johnson City.
   Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Vernell Cable Boling, Frances Courtner and Lucille Lowe Cardwell, all of Butler; two brothers, Robert Earl Courtner, Johnson City, and Howard Courtner, Butler; a step-daughter, Mrs. Ruth Williams, Butler; and a step-daughter-in-law, Margaret Edens, Elizabethton. Three step-granddaughters, three step-grandsons, three nieces, two nephews, two great-nieces and four great-nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LIPFORD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Chloe Courtner Lipford, 86, 100 S. Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, August 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Cunningham and the Rev. Bruce Simcox officiating. Music will be provided by Mrs. Betty Cunningham, organist. Butler Chapter No. 218, Order of Eastern Star, will conduct a memorial service following the funeral service. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, August 31, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be Larry Shoun, Tom Kyte, David Griffey, Mack Matherly, Rickie Matherly, Bob Blair, Jimmy Griffitts and Lowell Stalcup. Honorary pallbearers will be George Shoun, Darrell Ward, Russell Kyte, Wayne Treadway, Joe Lipford, Fred Stout, Bill Crockett, Bob Barnes, J.L. Walsh, Darrell Campbell, Jeff Finney, Emmett Greene, William Brewer, David Markland and Jim Boling. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Frances Courtner, 152 Piercetown Road, Butler. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Retha M. Range

   Retha Mae Range, 71, 135 Ezee Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Range was a native of West Virginia and the daughter of the late George W. and Jessie Goldie Neal Turner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Range, March 9, 1990, and two brothers, Jim Turner and Jack Turner.
   Mrs. Range was a member of First United Methodist Church and a Registered Nurse from North Side Hospital.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Toya and Tommy Johnson, Johnson City; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Mike Range, Fayetteville, N.C., Eugene and Dorothy Range, Sulpher Springs, Chris and Teresa Range, Elizabethton, and Keith Range, Elizabethton. Eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   RANGE -- Funeral services for Retha Mae Range, 71, 135 Ezee Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, August 28, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 30, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Murray officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, August 31, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from her family. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Johnson and friends and neighbors. 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 her residence, 135 Ezee Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Range to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

August 28, 2001

Lloyd R. Beam

   Lloyd R. Beam, 59, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Beam was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had lived in Carter County for most of his life. He was the son of Mrs. Emma Blackburn Beam, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, and the late Roy O. Beam.
   Mr. Beam was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include four daughters, Lisa Salley, Kingsport, Tammy Eller of North Carolina, Christy Stanley and Misty Turnbull, both of Johnson City; two sons, Ronnie Beam, Roan Mountain, and Robbie Beam, Hampton; two sisters, Jean Smith, Hampton, and Linda Hawkins, Elizabethton; four brothers, Junior Beam, Lawrence Beam, Ford Beam and Larry Beam, all of Elizabethton; two half brothers, Tommy Irick and Bobby Irick, both of Elizabethton; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Earl Raines, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Rebecca M. Clawson

   Rebecca Montine Potter Clawson, 49, of Walhalla, S.C., died Sunday, August 27, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Clawson was a native of Carter County and had lived in Butler before moving to South Carolina. She was a daughter of Mrs. Doris Potter, Butler, and the late Phillip O. Potter.
   Mrs. Clawson was a member of Grace Independent Baptist Church in Walhalla.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Billy Clawson, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Teddy Joe and Angie Clawson, Butler, Phillip and Christine Clawson, Virginia Beach, Va., and Jayson Clawson, Walhalla, S.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Catrine and Steve Poole, Butler; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bud and Ruth Potter, Butler, and Truman and Edith Potter, Mountain City; and four sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellia Louise and Paul Fletcher and Evelyn and Jessie Cable, all of Butler, Jeanette and Ray Greene, Vilas, N.C., and Roetta and Ronald Harmon, Boone, N.C. Four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements. www.FuneralPlans.com/Percy-Hux

   CLAWSON -- Funeral services for Rebecca Montine Potter Clawson, 49, of Walhalla, S.C., who died Sunday, August 27, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, from the Sugar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray Greene and the Rev. Rick Okelley officiating. Interment will be in the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Homer Clawson, Beryl Clawson, Delbert Clawson, Paul Clawson, Roscoe Clawson, Ernest Pope and Tony Swift. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Lee, Alton Ramey, Gene Phillips and Hospice of the Foothills, Employees, Synnica, S.C. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her mother, Mrs. Doris Potter, Gregg's Branch Road, Butler, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at percy-hux@funeral-plans.com. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth J. Flynn

   Kenneth James Flynn, 46, 1505 Woodmont Drive, Johnson City, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Flynn was a native of New York City and had lived in Johnson City for the last six years. He was a son of Anna Blender of New York and the late Thomas James Flynn. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Flynn.
   Mr. Flynn served 26 years in the U.S. Army, doing tours of duty in both Vietnam and Desert Storm. He retired as a command sergeant major.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda Stines Flynn; two sons, Christopher Leslie Flynn and Patrick Gradie Flynn, both of the home; three sisters, Carol Cummings, Joyce Flynn and Sandra Flynn, all of New York; and a brother, Edward Flynn, Houston, Texas.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   FLYNN -- Graveside services for Kenneth James Flynn, 46, 1505 Woodmont Drive, Johnson City, who died Sunday, August 26, 2001, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, at U.S. National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with the Rev. Dwight Kilbourne officiating. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. An Honor Guard from Fort Campbell, Ky., will provide military funeral honors. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Ramey, Charlie Cogburn, Jeremy Elliott, Wendall Hister, Doug Mamela, David Click, Mike Bourland, John Young and Tom Botts. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences, to the Flynn family, may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Velma M. Hatley

  
Mrs. Velma Margaret Hatley, 75, 3032 Highway 321, Hampton, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Hatley was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Kyle and Addie Whaley Clemmons. She was also preceded in death by a sister, a brother and a son-in-law.
   Mrs. Hatley was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Brown Hatley; three daughters and one son-in-law, Faye and Bob Tester, Butler, Brenda Perry and Ethel Hatley, both of Elizabethton; a sister, Retha Campbell, Hampton; three grandchildren, George Perry Jr. and his wife, Joyce, Bobby Tay Tester and his wife, Heather, and Karen Hill; and two great-grandchildren, J.W. Tester and Alexandra Hill.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   HATLEY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Velma Margaret Hatley, 75, 3032 Highway 321, Hampton, who died Monday, August 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 29, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Smith and the Rev. Burl Sluder officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 30, in the Lakeview Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, will be Johnny Campbell, Burl Campbell, Lewis Ward, Bob Tester, Bobby Ray Tester, George Perry Jr., Dean Lunceford and Wayne Gryder. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Fish Springs Baptist Church and Floyd Campbell. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at any of the family's residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Mary F. Hughes

  
Mrs. Mary Faulkner Hughes, 88, 825 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Madison County, N.C., and a daughter of the late Joe and Ora Wallen Faulkner. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and a sister.
   Mrs. Hughes had lived in Elizabethton since 1946. She retired as a LPN from Carter County Memorial Hospital after 35 years of service and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Oscar L. Hughes; a son and daughter-in-law, Bill Lee and Becky Hughes, Blountville; a brother, Clarence Faulkner, Marshall, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Kevin Hughes and Kristie Hughes. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   HUGHES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Faulkner Hughes, 88, 825 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton, who died Sunday, August 26, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stephen Witt officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Hodge, Bill Young, Floyd Vandeventer and Joe Stout. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Chloe C. Lipford

  
Mrs. Chloe Courtner Lipford, Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of Butler, died Monday, August 27, 2001, at the Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

August 27, 2001

Lloyd R. Beam

   Lloyd R. Beam, 59, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Beam was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had lived in Carter County for most of his life. He was the son of Mrs. Emma Blackburn Beam, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, and the late Roy O. Beam.
   Mr. Beam was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include four daughters, Lisa Seeley, Kingsport, Tammy Eller of North Carolina, Christy Stanley and Misty Turnbull, both of Johnson City; two sons, Ronnie Beam, Roan Mountain, and Robbie Beam, Hampton; two sisters, Jean Smith, Hampton, and Linda Hawkins, Elizabethton; four brothers, Junior Beam, Lawrence Beam, Ford Beam and Larry Beam, all of Elizabethton; two half brothers, Tommy Irick and Bobby Irick, both of Elizabethton; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Earl Raines, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BEAM -- Funeral services for Lloyd R. Beam, 59, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, August 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Tommy Haynes officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, in the Carden Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Julia Ann Dunn, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the services. Friends may also call at the home of his mother, Mrs. Emma Beam, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth J. Flynn

   Kenneth James Flynn, 46, 1505 Woodmont Drive, Johnson City, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at his residence following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Flynn was a native of New York City and had lived in Johnson City for the last six years. He was a son of Anna Blender of New York and the late Thomas James Flynn. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Flynn.
   Mr. Flynn served 26 years in the U.S. Army, doing tours of duty in both Vietnam and Desert Storm. He retired as a command sergeant major.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Linda Stines Flynn; two sons, Christopher Lee Flynn and Patrick Gradie Flynn, both of the home; three sisters, Carol Cummings, Joyce Flynn and Sandra Flynn, all of New York; and a brother, Edward Flynn, Houston, Texas.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge.

Etta M. Hughes

   Etta M. Hughes, 88, of Hillview Health Center, formerly of 729 West H. Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., having lived in Carter County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Ike and Sylvia Street Moffitt and was also preceded in death by her husband, Roosevelt Hughes, November 7, 1988, a daughter, Barbara Hughes, and two sons, Clay Hughes and Roosevelt Hughes Jr.
   Mrs. Hughes was a member of Southside Christian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Mrs. Birdie Garland, Johnson City, Margie and Auburn Keeter, Harrison, Ark., and Nada and Garnie Miller, Elizabethton; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Virl and Jeanie Hughes, Sparta, Tenn., Jack Hughes, Elizabethton, and Larry Hughes, Roan Mountain; 28 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Brownlow Moffitt and Toye Moffitt, both of Beuladean, N.C.; and a sister, Faye Moffitt, Hickory, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mary F. Hughes

   Mrs. Mary F. Hughes, 88, 825 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 26, 2001, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Nora L. Roberts

   Mrs. Nora L. Roberts, 88, 250 Clarktown Road, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at the home of a daughter, Lora Bishop, 102 Claude Simmons Road, No. 18, Johnson City, following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Nat and Polly Simerly Clark. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William L. Roberts, March 22, 1994; three sons, Earl Roberts, Paul Clark and James Roberts; a daughter, Louise Roberts; and by five brothers and two sisters,
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Sunrise Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen "Bill" and Betty Roberts, Augusta, Kan., and Alvin and Pat Roberts, Spring Grove, Ill.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Glenna Roberts Hickman and Wayne Hickman, Roan Mountain, and Lora Roberts Bishop and Bobby Bishop, Johnson City; and a sister, Juanita Goad, Roan Mountain. Nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nora L. Roberts, 88, 250 Clarktown Road, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, August 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 28, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Perry Markland and the Rev. Doug Wagner officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ty Powell and Stella Grindstaff. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, in the Captain Nelson Cemetery on Ripshin Mountain, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Dallas Clark, Mike Casteel, Earl Chambers, Ben Sheets, Ford Julian and Jeff Powell. Honorary pallbearers will be the doctors and nursing staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospice. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the home of a daughter, Glenna Roberts Hickman, 250 Clarktown Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Roberts to Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, 1807 West Market Street, Plaza 1, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
Ralph H. Wolfe

   Ralph H. Wolfe, 71, Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, died unexpectedly Friday, August 24, 2001, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin.
   Mr. Wolfe was a native of Bloomsburg, Pa., and a former resident of Wall Township, N.J., having resided in Carter County for a brief time. He was the son of the late Ralph and Lillian Stoker Wolfe and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Irene Kauffman, Lillian Murphy and Helen Johnson.
   Mr. Wolfe was a retired heavy equipment operator and a U.S. Army Veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Spayd Wolfe, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Penni and Jackie Blevins, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Jessica Price, Johnson City; six brothers, John Wolfe, Neptune, N.J., Clyde Wolfe, Griffin, Ind., Clarence Wolfe of Florida, Edward Wolfe of California, David Wolfe, Wall Township, N.J., and Russell Wolfe, Elizabethton; and a sister, Effie McGuire, Howell, N.J. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Wolfe to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Cruise-in-for-Kids, c/o Jon Byrd, 1210 Erie Lane, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.
   Final disposition will be conducted at a later date.
   Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

August 26, 2001

Lloyd Beam

   Lloyd Beam, 59, 136 Babb Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Eulah M. Buckles

   Eulah Mae Buckles, 91, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Buckles was a native of Carter County and a former resident of Gray and 212 Village East Apartments, Elizabethton. She was the daughter of the late Judson and Cordia Bowers Oliver and was also preceded in death by her husband, Hobert Buckles, April 7, 1971, an infant son, Jerry Lee Buckles, and by eight brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Buckles was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Maxine and Jack Hyder, Elizabethton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Florette Buckles, Elizabethton, and Larry and June Buckles, Gray; a sister, Minnie Williams, Elizabethton; four half sisters, Nadine Ward, Joann Ward, Wanda Bennett and Lois Vines, all of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Tammy Williams, Atlanta, Ga., Donna Rogers, St. Louis, Mo., Cindy Wine, Gray, Mike Buckles, Blountville, and Kevin T. Buckles, Elizabethton; five great-grandchildren, Chris Wine, Virginia Beach, Va., Cody Wine, Gray, Sidney Rogers and Matthew Rogers, both of St. Louis, Mo., and Kristina Buckles, Blountville; and a great-great-grandson, Ethan Wine, Virginia Beach, Va. Twenty-eight nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Eulah Mae Buckles, 91, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, August 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, August 27, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Jack Hyder and Mr. Richard Thomason, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Ona Fay Oliver. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, at Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Mike Buckles, Kevin Buckles, Cody Wine, Stephen Wise, Richard Rogers and Richard Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Christopher Wine, Billy Murphy, the men of Blue Springs Christian Church and the nursing staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of her two sons, Terry Buckles, 103 Carden Drive, Elizabethton, and Larry Buckles, 107 Forest Street, Gray, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Buckles to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel S. Cole

   Mrs. Ethel Shoun Cole, 85, 2785 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Friday, August 24, 2001, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Cole was a native of Carter County, the Buladean Community, and a daughter of the late Jacob and Lilly Belle Hardin Shoun. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles L. Cole, in 1980, a son, Hursel Lee Cole, in 1965, and two sisters, Mrs. Lela Shoun Stout and Mrs. Emma Shoun Asher.
   Mrs. Cole was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Billy E. and Linda Cole, Elizabethton; six granddaughters, Miss Shelby Cole and Mrs. Barbara Sheppard, both of Elizabethton, Ms. Christy Simerly, Johnson City, Mrs. Ann Caskey and Mrs. Charlene Rinehardt, both of Newton, N.C., and Mrs. Lois Propst, Hickory, N.C.; and four great-granddaughters, Hannah Simerly, Johnson City, Betsy Rinehardt and Jenna Rinehardt, both of Newton, N.C., and Amy Arnold, Hickory, N.C. Several special nieces, nephews and cousins and many special friends of the Buladean Community also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   COLE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Shoun Cole, 85, 2785 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Friday, August 24, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 26, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steve Hilman, the Rev. Eric Wright and Mr. Harold Stout officiating. Music will be provided by Dale Williams, soloist, Edwin Taylor, organist, and her granddaughters. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, August 27, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Earl Graham, Chad Ellis, Harold Stout, Bill Jones, Denny Bowers and Brian Gouge. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Bowers, Bill Shoun, R.M. Tester, Edwin Taylor, Mick Caskey, Kenneth Propst, Greg Rinehardt, Mahlom Sheppard and Tommy Ingram. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Billy E. and Linda Cole, 131 Green Valley Lane, Elizabethton. 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.

Hugh W. Honeycutt

   Hugh W. Honeycutt, 81, of Long Beach, Calif., died Thursday, August 23, 2001, after an extended illness.
   Mr. Honeycutt was a native of Greene County, Tenn., and the son of the late Grover and Betty Shelton Honeycutt. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Honeycutt.
   Mr. Honeycutt had lived in Long Beach, Calif., for the last 50 years, but was a former resident of Elizabethton. He was a golf pro and a retired shipyard worker. He was a World War II Veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force.
   Survivors include his wife, Genny Dunning Honeycutt, of the home; two daughters, Brenda Farley and Becky Honeycutt; a son, Phillip Honeycutt; and two brothers, Jack Honeycutt and Grover Honeycutt, both of Elizabethton. Fifteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Private services will be conducted Tuesday, August 28, at Snidelly Mortuary, 5032 Lakewood Blvd., Lakewood, Calif.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.

Etta M. Hughes

   Etta M. Hughes, 88, of Hillview Health Center, formerly of 729 West H. Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 25, 2001, at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., having lived in Carter County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Ike and Sylvia Street Moffitt and was also preceded in death by her husband, Roosevelt Hughes, November 7, 1988, a daughter, Barbara Hughes, and a son, Roosevelt Hughes Jr.
   Mrs. Hughes was a member of Southside Christian Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Mrs. Birdie Garland, Johnson City, Margie and Auburn Keeter, Harrison, Ark., and Nada and Garnie Miller, Elizabethton; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Virl and Jeanie Hughes, Sparta, Tenn., Jack Hughes, Elizabethton, and Larry Hughes, Roan Mountain; 28 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Brownlow Moffitt and Toye Moffitt, both of Beuladean, N.C.; and a sister, Faye Moffitt, Hickory, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   HUGHES -- Funeral services for Etta M. Hughes, 88, of Hillview Health Center, formerly of 729 West H. Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, August 25, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, August 27, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Mike Koruschak, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Fenner, Dr. R.S. Martin, Dr. Robert Walter, Bruce Cakebread and Homer Miller. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Nada Miller, 103 Aviation Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Frances G. Slemp

   Mrs. Frances Geneva Slemp, 82, 266 Sprucey Lane, Mountain City, died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tenn., after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Slemp was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Oscar and Ella Tester Forrester. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Worley Slemp, May 15, 1980, a grandson, Jon David Gentry, and four brothers, John, Hubert, Haywood and Dan Forrester.
   Mrs. Slemp was a member of Little Doe Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday School Teacher and a helper in Vacation Bible School.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Glenda Sue and Glen Good and Linda and Burnice Gentry, all of Mountain City, and Mary Catherine Slemp, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jackie Charles and Jody Slemp, Ferndale, Wash., and Larry Paul and Debbie Slemp, Mountain City; three sisters, Bernice Garland and Geraldine Cable, both of Butler, and Emma Ruth Phillips, Harrington, Del.; and three brothers, Earl Forrester, Piney Flats, J.C. Forrester, Butler, and Denver Forrester, Glen Burnie, Md. Eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SLEMP -- Funeral services for Mrs. Frances Geneva Slemp, 82, 266 Sprucey Lane, Mountain City, who died Thursday, August 23, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, August 27, at Little Doe Baptist Church with the Rev. Kreg Smith and Dr. Dwight Hobbs officiating. Music will be provided by the church choir and Ronnie Manuel, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, in the Rock Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Kyte, Paul Lowe, Richard Cable, Clayton Brown, Everett Brown, Fred Stout, Wayne Peters, Dr. Floyd Barker and Klan Pleasant. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Little Doe Baptist Church. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the church at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lonnie E. Wilson

   Lonnie Ellis Wilson, 81, 121 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, August 24, 2001, at Pine Ridge Care Center.
   Mr. Wilson was a native of Pardee, Va., and a son of the late Sol and Sarah Jane Hayes Wilson. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Vernon Wilson and Robert Kay Wilson.
   Mr. Wilson had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of Carter Christian Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, where he served in the Military Police.
   Survivors include his wife, Edna Pearl Nave Wilson; a daughter and son-in-law, Trena and Rod Whitehead, Elizabethton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Gail Wilson, Johnson City, Lester and Teresa Wilson and the Rev. Dennis and Pam Wilson, all of Elizabethton; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Ina Ward and Liz and Robert Mercer, all of Texas, and Carolyn Milam, Johnson City; seven brothers, Mike Wilson, Conway Wilson, Ed Wilson, Ernest Wilson, Grady Wilson, Ralph Wilson and Arlie "Skip" Wilson, all of Elizabethton; nine grandchildren, Wendy Whitehead, Amy Whitehead, Ronnie Wilson, Josh Wilson, Matthew Scott Wilson, Brandon Lee Wilson, Christopher Wilson, Jeremy Wilson and Mark Wilson; and three great-grandchildren, Dustin Whitehead, Ocean Hinshaw and Caitlyn Wilson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WILSON -- Funeral services for Lonnie Ellis Wilson, 81, 121 Arrow Drive, Elizabethton, who died Friday, August 24, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 26, at Lynn Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Wilson and the Rev. Mack Tester officiating. Music will be provided by William J. Greene, Kelly Rapert and Diana Wagner, soloists, and Dottie Claymon, pianist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, August 27, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with military graveside honors provided by the American Legion Hammond Post #3, Kingsport. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 7:50 p.m. Sunday and also at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Monday, will be Chuck Milam, Jerry Wayne Wilson, Chris Wilson, Jeremy Wilson, Brandon Wilson, Josh Wilson, Ronnie Wilson, Mark Wilson, Bobby Wilson and Matthew Wilson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Lynn Valley Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Dennis and Pam Wilson, 307 Ferguson Avenue, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ralph H. Wolfe

   Ralph H. Wolfe, 71, Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, died unexpectedly Friday, August 24, 2001, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin.
   Mr. Wolfe was a native of Bloomsburg, Pa., and a former resident of Wall Township, N.J., having resided in Carter County for a brief time. He was the son of the late Ralph and Lillian Stoker Wolfe and was also preceded in death by three sisters, Irene Kauffman, Lillian Murphy and Helen Johnson.
   Mr. Wolfe was a retired heavy equipment operator.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Spayd Wolfe, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Penni and Jackie Blevins, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Jessica Price, Johnson City; six brothers, John Wolfe, Neptune, N.J., Clyde Wolfe, Griffin, Ind., Clarence Wolfe of Florida, Edward Wolfe of California, David Wolfe, Wall Township, N.J., and Russell Wolfe, Elizabethton; and a sister, Effie McGuire, Howell, N.J. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Wolfe to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Cruise-in-for-Kids, c/o Jon Byrd, 1210 Erie Lane, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.
   Final disposition will be conducted at a later date.
   Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Thomas J. "T.J." Yarber

   Thomas John "T.J." Yarber, 12, Village Trailer Park #9, Unicoi, died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
   T.J. was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and the son of Stacy Yarber, Unicoi. He attended Unicoi County Middle School where he was in the 7th grade.
   T.J. was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America Troop #62 and was a member of Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his maternal grandfather, John Yarber, Unicoi; his maternal grandmother, Phyllis Tolley, Unicoi; and his maternal great-grandparents, Harry and Inis Yarber and Blake and Elsie Tolley, all of Unicoi. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   YARBER -- Funeral services for Thomas John "T.J." Yarber, 12, Village Trailer Park #9, Unicoi, who died Thursday, August 23, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 27, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Steve Bennett, the Rev. Steve Cochran, the Rev. Dallas Gregg and the Rev. Charlie Trivette officiating. Music will be provided by the Buffalo Valley Trio, Larry Pate, Margaret Smith and Lutoria Tolley. Interment will follow in the Buchanan Cemetery, Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi. Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Ray, B.J. Tolley, Dwight Gregg, Micheal Linville, Jimmy Norris, Frank Laughren, Tom Bryant and Justin Black. Honorary pallbearers will be the Boy Scouts of America Troop #62, and friends, Todd Jarrett, Anthony Gregg, Michael Johnson, Morgan Johnson, Holden Tolley, Andrew White, Jacob Cochran, Caleb Cochran, Luke Cochran, Cory McInturff, Thomas Bryant, Randell Osborne, Bryan Laughren, Nicholas Ray, Trace Ray, Jason Ray and Kristopher Yarber. All pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. Monday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence and at the residence of his great-grandparents, Harry and Inis Yarber, Village Trailer Park #13, Unicoi, and Blake and Elsie Tolley, 1008 Marbleton Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  

August 24, 2001

Florence E. Bollwage

   Mrs. Florence E. Bollwage, 90, 6959 U.S. Highway 19E, Newland, N.C., died Wednesday, August 22, 2001, at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C., following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Bollwage was a native of Elizabeth, N.J., and a daughter of the late Jacob and Mary Riker Seifts. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fred C. Bollwage Sr.
   Mrs. Bollwage was a retired nurse.
   Survivors include two sons, Fred Bollwage Jr., Newland, N.C., and William O'Dell, of Florida, and a daughter, Doris Little, of Florida.
   Memorial services for Mrs. Bollwage will be held at a later date in Hillside, N.J.
   Announcement made by Mountain Empire Cremation, 2295 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, (423) 547-0379.

Elige G. Norris

   Elige G. Norris, 87, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Norris was a native of Watauga County, N.C., and moved to Elizabethton in 1931. He was the son of the late Richard and Mary Ragan Norris and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Norris; a son, Douglas Norris; three sisters, Mary and Hannah Norris and Lois Keefer; and four brothers, Wilburn, Clark, Avery and Richard Charles Norris.
   Mr. Norris attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Bemberg Corporation and had retired from North American Rayon Corporation and the U.S. Forestry Service.
   Survivors include his wife, Aretta Norris, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale "Richard" and Brenda Norris, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Georgia and Kenneth "Bud" Carr, Elizabethton; a daughter-in-law, Heather Blankenbeckler, Kingsport; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Vera Morris, Thomasville, N.C., Ruby Smith, Johnson City, Pearl and John Hansford, Yorktown, Va., and Odina and Bill DeBoard, Pottstown, Pa.; four grandchildren, Lynn "Bo" Carr, Elizabethton, Andrea Norris, Atlanta, Ga., Brian Norris, Kingsport, and Felicia Heaton and her husband, Ronnie, Elizabethton; and special friends, Sammy and Vickie Harrell, Peggy Aldridge and Ruth Cairnes, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   NORRIS -- Funeral services for Elige G. Norris, 87, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, were conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 24, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Sammy Harrell, Luther Norris, Travis Norris, Tony Slagle, Harry Ford and Melvin Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Sisk, Bobby Walls, Alfred Walls, Richard Walls, Jim Wiseman, J.D. Holly and Doyle Smith. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the 4300 Floor of Johnson City Medical Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.
  
Frances F. Slemp

   Mrs. Frances Forrester Slemp, 266 Sprucey Lane, Mountain City, died Thursday, August 23, 2001, at Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.
  

August 23, 2001

Elige G. Norris

   Elige G. Norris, 87, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Norris was a native of Watauga County, N.C., and moved to Elizabethton in 1931. He was the son of the late Richard and Mary Ragan Norris and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Norris; a son, Donald Norris; three sisters, Mary and Hannah Norris and Lois Keefer; and four brothers, Wilburn, Clark, Avery and Richard Charles Norris.
   Mr. Norris attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Bemberg Corporation and had retired from North American Rayon Corporation and the U.S. Forestry Service.
   Survivors include his wife, Aretta Norris, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Dale "Richard" and Brenda Norris, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Georgia and Kenneth "Bud" Carr, Elizabethton; a daughter-in-law, Heather Blankenbeckler, Kingsport; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Vera Morris, Thomasville, N.C., Ruby Smith, Johnson City, Pearl and John Hansford, Yorktown, Va., and Odina and Bill DeBoard, Pottstown, Pa.; four grandchildren, Lynn "Bo" Carr, Elizabethton, Andrea Norris, Atlanta, Ga., Brian Norris, Kingsport, and Felicia Heaton and her husband, Ronnie, Elizabethton; and special friends, Sammy and Vickie Harrell, Peggy Aldridge and Ruth Cairnes, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   NORRIS -- Funeral services for Elige G. Norris, 87, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 24, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Sammy Harrell, Luther Norris, Travis Norris, Tony Slagle, Harry Ford and Melvin Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Sisk, Bobby Walls, Alfred Walls, Richard Walls, Jim Wiseman, J.D. Holly and Doyle Smith. Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the 4300 Floor of Johnson City Medical Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 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, 1522 Broad Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Lona E. Watson

   Lona Edith Watson, 73, 135 Hughes Lane, Johnson City, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Watson was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a daughter of the late Andrew and Bessie Vines Guy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Allen E. Watson, November 12, 1975, and by three brothers and a sister.
   Mrs. Watson had lived a number of years in Carter County. She was a member of Flat Springs Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Dossie and Raymond Birchfield, Butler, and Roberta and Johnny Smith, Johnson City; a stepson and his wife, Robert and Denella Guinn, Hampton; a sister, Clois Cordell, Elizabethton; a brother, Dewey Guy, Hampton; a granddaughter, Anna Smith; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tim Oliver.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WATSON -- Funeral services for Lona Edith Watson, 73, 135 Hughes Lane, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, August 24, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Donald Yates officiating. Interment will be in the Flat Springs Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. A special "Thank You" to the Johnson City Medical Center Hospice. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

August 22, 2001

Reece Kyte

   Reece Kyte, 79, 137 Dugger Hollow Road, Butler, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Kyte was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late William and Maggie Stalcup Kite. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Cassie Reed and Clemetis Buck, and four brothers, Ed Kite, Conley Kite, Holland Kite and Homer Kite.
   Mr. Kyte was a retired truck driver with Inland Container of Elizabethton and an active member of Cobbs Creek Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, where he was a recipient of the Bronze Star, and a member of the American Legion Post #61, Mountain City.
   Mr. Kyte was Past President of the Watauga Sportsman Club. He had served for several years as Wagon Master on wagon trains in and around Johnson County.
   Survivors include his wife of almost 60 years, Beulah Lipford Kyte; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nyoka Kyte Weaver and Melvin Weaver, Butler, and Barbara Kyte "B.K." McCloud and Jim McCloud, Raleigh, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Garry G. and Barbara Kyte, Butler; and a grandson, Alan Todd Kyte. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   KYTE -- Funeral services for Reece Kyte, 79, 137 Dugger Hollow Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Cunningham and the Rev. Bruce Simcox officiating. Music will be provided by the Cobbs Creek Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 24, at Butler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Sherwood Durkee officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be Bobby Garland, Junior McQueen, Ralph Danner, Junior Davis, Darrell Ward, Melvin Huyard, Charlie Monday, Tom Kite and Joe Lipford. Honorary pallbearers will be Haskiel Pierce, Stanley Largent, John Long, Theodore Roberts, Eddie Forbes, Danny Huddleston, Boyd Peterson, Henry Lawrence, Robert Shelton and members of the Watauga Sportsman Club. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Alla M. Parlier

   Mrs. Alla Mae Parlier, 86, of Hanahan, S.C., and formerly of 517 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 19, 2001, at Roper Hospital in Charleston, S.C.
   Mrs. Parlier was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Isaac and Rassie Messimore Clemons. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester H. Parlier, February 24, 1984, and a brother, Jack Clemons.
   Mrs. Parlier was a member of Grace Baptist Church, was a former Sunday School Teacher and had 30 years of service to the Lord as the Church Clerk. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Betty and David Moore, Haines City, Fla., Pat and Robert Bowers and Sue Linton, all of Hanahan, S.C.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bob Parlier, Elizabethton, and Jim and Judy Parlier, Paupa, New Guinea; and a sister, Juanita Gourley, Elizabethton. Thirteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PARLIER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Alla Mae Parlier, 86, of Hanahan, S.C., and formerly of 517 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, August 19, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at Grace Baptist Church, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Ron Owens and the Rev. Leslie Bruce officiating. Music will be under the direction of Pat Presnell, pianist, and Kathy Wilson, soloist. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton. Pallbearers will be selected from Deacons of Grace Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Friends may also call at her residence, 517 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Parlier to the Building Fund of Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

J. Clifford Robinson

   ROBINSON -- Funeral services for J. Clifford Robinson, 86, 2304 West G. Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at First Christian Church of Elizabethton with Mr. Donald B. Marshall, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by Gene Estep, organist. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be nephews and Keith Raulston. Honorary pallbearers will be his Church Family, employees and former employees of the Johnson City Press, friends and neighbors. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Robinson to the Youth Fund of First Christian Church, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Friends may call at the funeral home or at the residence at any time. Mr. Robinson will be moved to the church one hour before services. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lona E. Watson

   Lona Edith Watson, 135 Hughes Lane, Johnson City, died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

August 21, 2001

Cora Glover

   Cora Glover, 71, 1279 Arlington Road, Lakewood, Ohio, died Saturday, August 18, 2001, at Lakewood Hospital, Lakewood, Ohio, following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Glover was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late George and Alice Taylor Collins, and her stepmother, Anna Collins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester Glover Jr., June 10, 1985, an infant daughter, Connie Jean Glover, and three stepsisters, Helen Phillips, Pauline Odom and Louise Grindstaff.
   Mrs. Glover was of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons, Terry Glover and Greg Glover, both of Lakewood, Ohio; a brother, J.L. Collins, Elizabethton; a grandson, Corey Glover, son of Terry and Vickie Glover, Berea, Ohio; a niece and several nephews; and special friends, John Lowry and Tammy Thomas, both of Lakewood, Ohio.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   GLOVER -- Graveside services for Cora Glover, 71, 1279 Arlington Road, Lakewood, Ohio, who died Saturday, August 18, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 23, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Larry Collins, Joe Grindstaff, Cory Williams, Kenneth Humphrey, Bob Dorsey, Sam Estep, John Lowry and Lawrence Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Lakewood Hospital, Tommy Campbell, Carroll Grindstaff, Claude Isaacs, David Bouknight and Howard Grindstaff. 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 from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence of her brother, J.L. Collins, 603 Well Street, Elizabethton, at any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the building fund at First Christian Church, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Dora F. Roberts

   Dora Faye Roberts, 95, 2834 Woodhill Road, Johnson City, died Friday, August 17, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Jefferson County. She had lived in Newport for 42 years and came to Johnson City in 1978. She was a daughter of the late James and Lettie Victoria Shell Cureton and was also preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wilford Roberts, a son-in-law, Duard Aldridge, five sisters, Mae Kyker, Mollie Justice, Genevieve Kennedy, Maude Pierce and Pauline Frison, and three brothers, Charles, Hubert and Lonnie Cureton.
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, where she participated in the choir, United Methodist Women, and the XYZ Club. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church of Newport, where she was also active in the choir and United Methodist Women.
   She was a former member of Farm Bureau of Newport and was owner and operator of Roberts Greenhouse in Newport.
   Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Carolyn and Duard Walker and Pat Aldridge, all of Johnson City; two sisters, Gladys Johnson, Newport, and Charlotte Carlo, Longwood, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Faye Cureton, Knoxville; a sister-in-law, Joyce Roberts, Knoxville; seven grandchildren, Cindy Gober, Elizabethton, Teresa Sibley and Buff Walker, Ft. Myers, Fla., Gary Walker, Bluff City, Tracy Walker, Ft. Collins, Colo., Jeff Aldridge and Melanie Aldridge, both of Johnson City; and 12 great-grandchildren, Chad Fulwider, Derrick Fulwider, Jace Fulwider, Stephanie Sibley, Gavin Walker, Sky Walker, Trey Walker, Anlyn Hughes, Tony Stout, Nyela Aldridge, Megan Aldridge and Natalie Aldridge. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Dora Faye Roberts, 95, 2834 Woodhill Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, August 17, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, from Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church with Dr. Dwight S. Kilbourne, the Rev. Grant Buttermore, the Rev. W.D. Garman and the Rev. Tim Ross officiating. The committal service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 22, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Friends are invited to meet the family at Morris-Baker by 10 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Buff Walker, Gary Walker, Tracy Walker, Derrick Fulwider, Jace Fulwider and Billy Gober. Special thanks are extended to Mrs. Roberts' caregivers and hospice workers of Johnson City Medical Center Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the Roberts family via www.morrisbaker.com. The family will receive friends at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and other hours at the residence. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald B. Shumpert

   GASTON, S.C. -- Donald Bryson "Ducky" Shumpert, age two, died Sunday, August 19, 2001.
   He was a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and a son of Kevin DeWayne and Elizabeth Nell Williams Shumpert.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two brothers, Kevin Shumpert Jr., Gaston, and Austin Johnson, New Orleans, La. His grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
   Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2001, at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.
   Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, 503 North Lake Drive, Lexington, S.C., (803) 359-6118, is in charge of arrangements.

August 20, 2001

Howard Carr

   Mr. Howard Carr, 55, 361 Holston Mountain Rd., Elizabethton, died Friday, Aug. 17, 2001, at the Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Carr was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Jess and Elsie Sheets Carr. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Miranda Lynne Carr, in 1983 and one brother, Charles Carr.
   He was a diesel mechanic with General Car and Truck Leasing. Mr. Carr was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict. He was a member and deacon of Bible Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Norma Bradley Carr, of the home, one son, Joshua Howard Carr, of the home, one daughter, Ashley Summer Carr, of the home, seven sisters, Ruby Moore, Mable Hamilton, Rose Britt and Linda Pearl Bradley, all of Elizabethton, Arzella Rasnick and Louella Austin, both of Watauga, and Brenda Jensen, Johnson City, four brothers, James Carr, Joe Lee Carr and William "Grub" Carr, all of Elizabethton, and Gary Carr, Memphis, and several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   CARR -- Funeral services for Mr. Howard Carr, 55, 361 Holston Mountain Rd., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Revs. James Murray and Melvin Farrell and Mr. Steve Lewallen officiating. Music will be by Sue Tinker, Kathy Chambers, Louella Randolph and Debbie Hyder. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Happy Valley Memorial Park, with military honors by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post No. 2166. Active pallbearers will be Joe Lee Carr, Sr., Gary Lynn Carr, Steve Lewallen, Darell Johnson, Jerry Rumley, Nick Manz, Doug Bradley and Sam Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Carr, Jr., Randall Carr, Travis Carr, Ronnie Carr, Stephen Carr, Acyle Shepard, II, Eric Shepard, Mike Odom, Jeff Odom, Nathan Dennis Bradley, Adam Vandyke, Phillip Jensen, Tony Morrell, Larry Bradley, Dennis Bradley, Adam Vandyke Phillip Jensen, Tony Morrell, Larry Bradley, Dennis Bradley, Brad Haws, Charles Randolph, James Carr, Sr., William "Grub" Carr, Howard Bliss and Jimmy Timbs. Everyone wishing to attend the graveside service will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Doris A. Cottingham

   Doris Alice Cottingham, 76, 190 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, August 19, 2001, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Cottingham was a native of Mississippi and the daughter of the late William and Floy Caldwell Tigert. She was also preceded in death by a brother, David Tigert.
   Mrs. Cottingham was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, James L. Cottingham, Roan Mountain; a son, James D. Cottingham, Roan Mountain; and two sisters, Billie Jean Myer and Jean Barlow, both of Laurel, Miss. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   COTTINGHAM -- Graveside services for Doris Alice Cottingham, 76, 190 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, August 19, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 21, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Chaplain Vance Davis officiating. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address: tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Amos N. Dellinger

   Amos N. "Pete" Dellinger, 74, 369 Dye Leaf Rd., Butler, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Dellinger was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Thomas and Dolly Potter Dellinger. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Elva Mae Clawson, two brothers, Joseph and Edward Dellinger, and two nieces, Molly Whaley and Annie Gentry.
   Mr. Dellinger was a farmer and was of the Christian faith.
   Survivors include a sister, Maude Clawson, Butler; eight nephews; three nieces; several great and great-great-nieces and nephews; special great-nieces and their husbands, Lisa and Daryl Stanton and Chris and Joyce Gentry; and a great-great-niece, Sarah Gentry, of the home.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   DELLINGER -- Funeral services for Amos N. "Pete" Dellinger, 74, 369 Dye Leaf Rd., Butler, who died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Elk Mills Christian Church with Mr. Terry Dugger, minister, and the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Music will be by Mr. Terry Dugger and the church choir. Interment will follow in the Clawson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Johnny, Jerry, Kenny, Calvin, Joe and Richard Clawson, Luther Whaley, Aaron Guinn and Steve Poole. Honorary pallbearers will be William Roark Jr., Freddy Roark, Thomas Hutchens and Michael Dellinger. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, or at the home of his sister, Maude Clawson, 140 McKinley Clawson Lane, Butler, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Howard W. Harrison

   Howard W. Harrison, 76, 146 Howard Harrison Rd., Roan Mountain, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Harrison was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Anderson and Sally Tanzell Harrison. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, and two grandchildren, Jessica and Skip Harrison.
   Mr. Harrison was a member of Highpoint Missionary Baptist Church and a retired farmer.
   Survivors include his wife, Hazel Stout Harrison, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Jack Harrison, Charles and Edna Harrison and James and Sue Harrison, all of Roan Mountain; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ila and Sandy Harrison, Granite Falls, N.C., and Lula Mae and Douglas Barnes, Johnson City; and two sisters, Arlene Stout and Vonell Clawson, both of Roan Mountain. Ten grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   HARRISON -- Funeral services for Howard W. Harrison, 76, 146 Howard Harrison Rd., Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, August 16, 2001, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Rev. Jim Storie and the Rev. Jerry McCurry officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Markland Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Junior Harrison, Jason Stout, Garrett Hicks, Michael Hughes, Coburn Harrison, Kenny Jones, Mike Murray and Jerry Stout. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Alfred Earwood, M.D., and Dr. Bill Tate, M.D. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday for the graveside service. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 146 Harrison Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Alla M. Parlier

   Mrs. Alla Mae Parlier, 86, of Hanahan, S.C., and formerly of 517 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 19, 2001, at Roper Hospital in Charleston, S.C.
   Mrs. Parlier was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Isaac and Rassie Messimore Clemons. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Chester H. Parlier, February 24, 1984, and a brother, Jack Clemons.
   Mrs. Parlier was a member of Grace Baptist Church, was a former Sunday School teacher and had 30 years of service to the Lord as the Church Clerk. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Betty and David Moore, Haines, City, Fla., Pat and Robert Bowers and Sue Linton, all of Hanahan, S.C.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bob Parlier, Elizabethton, and Jim and Judy Parlier, Paupa, New Guinea; and a sister, Juanita Gourley, Elizabethton. Thirteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Mrs. Parlier will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and interment. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Claude Powell

   Claude Powell, 70, 149 Mill Pond Rd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2001, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A Carter County native, Mr. Powell was a son of the late William Ivan and Vada Kessinger Powell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Powell.
   He was a retired carpenter. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include three sons, Michael Powell, of the home, Danny Powell, Angola, Ind., and David Powell, Pensacola, Fla., one daughter, Martha Powell, Pensacola, Fla., one sister, Blanche Mackley, Elizabethton, one brother, Carliss Powell, Elizabethton, seven grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Jerome Powell.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   POWELL -- Graveside services for Claude Powell, 70, 149 Mill Pond, Rd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with the Rev. Jim Storie officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be Jerome Powell, Jeff Powell, David Harold, Jerald Powell, Brandon Powell, Rodney Payne, Allen Powell and Aaron Powell. A special "Thank You" to Monona Powell. The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dora F. Roberts

   Dora Faye Roberts, 95, 2834 Woodhill Road, Johnson City, died Friday, August 17, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Jefferson County. She had lived in Newport for 42 years and came to Johnson City in 1978. She was a daughter of the late James and Lettie Victoria Shell Cureton and was also preceded in death by her husband, Guy Wilford Roberts, a son-in-law, Duard Aldridge, five sisters, Mae Kyker, Mollie Justice, Genevieve Kennedy, Maude Pierce and Pauline Frison, and three brothers, Charles, Hubert and Lonnie Cureton.
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Carolyn and Duard Walker and Pat Aldridge, all of Johnson City; two sisters, Gladys Johnson, Newport, and Charlotte Carlo, Longwood, Fla.; a brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Faye Cureton, Knoxville; a sister-in-law, Joyce Roberts, Knoxville; seven grandchildren, Cindy Gober, Elizabethton, Teresa Sibley and Buff Walker, Ft. Myers, Fla., Gary Walker, Bluff City, Tracy Walker, Ft. Collins, Colo., Jeff Aldridge and Melanie Aldridge, both of Johnson City; and 12 great-grandchildren, Chad Fulwider, Derrick Fulwider, Jace Fulwider, Stephanie Sibley, Gavin Walker, Sky Walker, Trey Walker, Anlyn Hughes, Tony Stout, Nyela Aldridge, Megan Aldridge and Natalie Aldridge. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Dora Faye Roberts, 95, 2834 Woodhill Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, August 17, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 21, from Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church with Dr. Dwight S. Kilbourne, the Rev. Grant Buttermore and the Rev. W.D. Garman officiating. The committal service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 22, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Friends are invited to meet the family at Morris-Baker by 10 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected. Special thanks are extended to Mrs. Roberts' caregivers and hospice workers of Johnson City Medical Center Hospice. Online condolences may be sent to the Roberts family via www.morrisbaker.com. The family will receive friends at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and other hours at the residence. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

C.J. Tolley

   C.J. Tolley, 50, 151 Old Smokey Road, Newland, N.C., died Sunday, August 19, 2001, at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C.
   Mr. Tolley was a native of Carter County and a son of Linda Clark Tolley Vance, Elizabethton, and the late Tilson Tolley. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Tolley and Margie McClellan.
   Mr. Tolley was retired due to disability. He was of the Free Will Baptist Faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Ruby Ellison, Hampton, and Lovie McClellan, Elizabethton; two brothers, Earnest Tolley and Lewis Elmer Tolley, both of Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews; and two special friends, Shelby Miller and George Nelson Miller, both of Elk Park, N.C.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   TOLLEY -- Memorial services for C.J. Tolley, 50, 151 Old Smokey Road, Newland, N.C., who died Sunday, August 19, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. L.D. Berry officiating. Friends may call at the residence of his mother, Linda Tolley Vance, 347 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


August 17, 2001

Howard W. Harrison

   Howard W. Harrison, 76, 146 Howard Harrison Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, August 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Claude Powell

   Claude Powell, 69, 149 Mill Pond Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, August 16, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Virginia White

   Virginia White, 87, of Indiana, formerly of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
   Mrs. White was a daughter of Anton and Forturnata Lanterino Ambrosetti. She was born July 28, 1914 in Madison, Westmoreland County. She was a member of Fundamental Baptist Church, Indiana, and a Charter member of Grace Baptist Church in Elizabethton. She had been active as a volunteer at Carter County Memorial Hospital and Johnson City Memorial Hospital in Tennessee. She was a homemaker and had also worked as a real estate agent with Steinhauser Agency in Wayne, Mich., for 10 years.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William D. White, in 1980, and a sister, Mary Perucca.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Della Jean and Robert Manning, Penn Run; two grandsons and granddaughters-in-law, Robert T. and Lisa Manning, Derry, and Keith and Christine Manning, Penn Run; and six great-grandchildren, Trisha, Ann, Lee, Allen, Lenae, Kelcie and Cody.
   The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, August 17, at Bowser-Minich Funeral Home, Indiana, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, with the Rev. Wathan Morton officiating. Interment will be at Westmoreland County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.
  

August 16, 2001

Herbert H. Carden

   Herbert Hoover Carden, 72, 433 Willow Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
   Mr. Carden was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Rhudy and Lottie Bowers Carden. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Arthene Carden, September 28, 2000.
   Mr. Carden had made his home with his daughter for the past year. He was a former employee of Tennessee Chair Company and retired from the Carter County School System as a custodian at Unaka High School and Hunter Elementary School. He was a member of the Old Horseshoe Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Preston Rosenboro, Bristol; a sister, Eliza Bowers, Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Ashton Rosenboro and Jayden Rosenboro; and a special friend, Ella Louise Nidiffer.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Herbert Hoover Carden, 72, 433 Willow Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 17, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Edd Davis and the Rev. Larry Garland officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 18, in the Old Horseshoe Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Steve Collins, Clinton Williams, Ernie Bowers, Sherrill Bowers, Millard Bowers, Fayne Bowers, Harold Bowers and John Shattuck. Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Oliver, Henry Calloway, Bill Smith and Kevin Richardson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his sister, Eliza Bowers, 108 Tokibe Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Betty J. Dove

   Betty Jane Perry Dove, 71, 5420 Kalmia Drive, Orlando, Fla., died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center due to declining health.
   Mrs. Perry was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Joseph Lawrence and Celestine Dorthea Shell Perry.
   Mrs. Dove was a member of Parkway Baptist Church, Orlando, Fla. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, Lester J. Dove, of the home; a son, Tommy Dove, Roan Mountain; a daughter, Deanna L. Dove, Orlando, Fla.; three brothers, William Perry, Sarpao, Fla., Thomas L. Perry, Merritt Island, Fla., and Lewis Walker Perry, Oakdale; and two sisters, Lou Smiddy, San Jose, Calif., and Geraldine Rinderer, Oak Ridge. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   DOVE -- Funeral services for Betty Jane Perry Dove, 71, 5420 Kalmia Drive, Orlando, Fla., who died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 17, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, at Perry Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. 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 Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

Clara J. Hamm

   Mrs. Clara Jean Hamm, 63, 1002 Grindstaff Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Hamm was a native of Princeton, W.Va., and had lived most of her life in Tennessee. She was a daughter of Pauline Ellison Smith, Elizabethton, and the late Cecil Smith.
   Mrs. Hamm was a housewife and a member of Harbor Light Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Allen W. Hamm, of the home; a son, Terry A. Hamm, Johnson City; a daughter, Penny Anderson, Elizabethton; three brothers, William A. "Billy" Smith, Johnson City, Ronnie Smith and Stanley Smith, both of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Josh Hamm, Justin Hamm, Jeremy Anderson and Mindy Waters; and a great-grandson, Brian Christopher Thomas II. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
   These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   HAMM -- Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Jean Hamm, 63, 1002 Grindstaff Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, August 15, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, August 17, at Harbor Light Baptist Church with Pastor Clarence Stanfield officiating. Music will be by the Harbor Light Choir and Josh and Justin Hamm, Richard Ellison and Brandon Pierce, instrumentalists. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, in the Garden of Devotion at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends at Harbor Light Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Terry Hamm, 196 Vanderbilt Drive, Johnson City, at any time. Those wishing to attend the graveside service will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Mattie B. Markland

   Mattie Belle Markland, 88, 1007 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, formerly of 1021 Nave Street, died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at her residence following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Markland was a native of Overton County, Tenn., and had lived in Elizabethton since 1941. She was a daughter of the late Charlie Anderson and Emily Steven Dillon Norris and was also preceded in death by her husband, Elwood Markland, January 17, 1976, a son, Charlie D. Markland, two sisters, Opal Norris and Jeanette Wolfe, and two brothers, Douglas Norris and John Gilbert Norris.
   Mrs. Markland was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church. She was retired from the Elizabethton City School System as a cook, having worked at Duffield Academy and East Side Elementary School.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Steven "Mack" and Ruth Markland, of the home; an adopted son and his spouse, Dennis and Wanda Barnette, Elizabethton; a half brother, Charles Norris, of Arizona; two half sisters, Sibbie Averett, Livingston, and Debbie Reeves, Nashville; and three grandchildren, Charlie Daniel Markland, Oklahoma City, Okla., Steven Russell Markland, Elizabethton, and McDaniel H. Markland, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   MARKLAND -- Graveside services for Mattie Belle Markland, 88, 1007 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, formerly of 1021 Nave Street, who died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, August 17, at Grindstaff Cemetery, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Richard Estep officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Jay Bowers, Stevie Wandell, Jimmy Lewis and Frank Quintero. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, Elizabethton, or at the residence, 1007 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

Sara A. Range

   Mrs. Sara Anne Kempton Range, 66, 118 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 12, 2001, at North Side Hospital.
   Mrs. Range was a native of Waltham, Mass., and a daughter of the late John V. and Marjorie Cushing Kempton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Range.
   Mrs. Range had lived a number of years in Carter County. She was a graduate of Waltham High School, Waltham, Mass., and attended Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., and Stanford University. She had taught at Boston University and at T.A. Dugger Junior High School in Elizabethton. She was active in the Carter County Humane Society and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
   She was active in the Republican Party and was a member of the Women's Republican Club. She ran for State Representative in 1996 and also ran for Congress in the 3rd District of Massachusetts. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
   Survivors include a son, William P. Hawks, Madison, W.Va., and a sister, Nancy K. Dean, Needham, Mass.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   RANGE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sara Anne Kempton Range, 66, 118 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, August 12, 2001, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with the Rev. Harry Bahlow officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Pallbearers will be contacted. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

August 15, 2001

Frances Campbell

   Mrs. Frances "Dell" Campbell, 81, 125 Williams Street, Hampton, died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at her residence.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Marie Carden. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Lou Campbell, and a sister, Virginia Livingston.
   Mrs. Campbell was employed at Gurney Burger and Sam's Drive In for a number of years. She was a member of Union Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Melvin Adron Campbell; several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Janet Isaacs; one aunt, Mary Jenkins; and one uncle, L.J. Carden.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Frances "Dell" Campbell, 81, 125 Williams Street, Hampton, who died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Haskel Ingram and the Rev. Mickey Beal officiating. Music will be provided by Linda Guy, soloist, and Jaclyn Lewis, organist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, August 17, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. A special "Thank You" to the staff of Housecall Hospice. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Campbell to Housecall Hospice, 100 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  

Mattie B. Markland

   Mrs. Mattie Belle Markland, 88, 1007 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Lottie H. McCurry

   Mrs. Lottie Holt McCurry, 89, 782 Urbana Road, Limestone, died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, at her daughter's residence in Elizabethton.
   Mrs. McCurry was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Jesse and Anliza Penley Holt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Martin S. McCurry; a son, Jesse Lawrence McCurry; two brothers, Theodore Holt and Buster Holt; three sisters, Eliza Watts, Nora Holt and Goldie Duncan; two granddaughters, Mary Emma McCurry and Michelle Milnerd; and a grandson, Alan Dykes.
   Mrs. McCurry was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include five sons, Sylvester Dick McCurry and Claude Jean McCurry, both of Limestone, Roy Lee McCurry, Telford, Kenneth Faye McCurry, Jonesborough, and Carl Clayton McCurry, Sulphur Springs; three daughters, Mary Kate Dykes, Jonesborough, Betty Jean McKeehan, Elizabethton, and Ruby Lee Sauls, Telford; and a brother, Homer Holt, of Virginia. Twenty-nine grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   McCURRY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lottie Holt McCurry, 89, 782 Urbana Road, Limestone, who died Tuesday, August 14, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 16, from the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Penley and the Rev. Dexter Brumitt officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 17, at Liberty Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Stormy Davis, Stoney Davis, Jim Ferguson, Richard Sauls, Mike McCurry and Larry McCurry. Honorary pallbearers will be Olen Pate, Ralph Hopson, Jeffrey Johnson, Randy Stanton, Paul Foster and William Eller. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at her residence, 782 Urbana Road, Limestone, or at the residence of her daughter, Betty McKeehan, 978 Dry Creek Road, Elizabethton (telephone 725-4699). Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

  
Sara A. Range

   Mrs. Sara Anne Kempton Range, 66, 118 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 12, 2001, at North Side Hospital.
   Mrs. Range was a native of Waltham, Mass., and a daughter of the late John V. and Marjorie Cushing Kempton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Range.
   Mrs. Range had lived a number of years in Carter County. She was a graduate of Waltham High School, Waltham, Mass., and attended Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass., and Stanford University. She had taught at Boston University and at T.A. Dugger Junior High School in Elizabethton. She was active in the Carter County Humane Society and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
   She was active in the Republican Party and was a member of the Women's Republican Club. She ran for State Representative in 1996 and also ran for Congress in the 3rd District of Massachusetts. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church.
   Survivors include a son, William P. Hawks, Madison, W.Va., and a sister, Nancy K. Dean, Needham, Mass.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   RANGE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sara Anne Kempton Range, 66, 118 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, August 12, 2001, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, August 17, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church with the Rev. Harry Bahlow officiating. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Pallbearers will be contacted. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ruben M. Taylor

   Ruben M. Taylor, 79, 174 Hurley Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, August 13, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Taylor was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Joe and Grace Taylor. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen J. Taylor, December 8, 1998, a brother, Paul Taylor, and two sisters, Beulah Garland and Beryl Lewis.
   Mr. Taylor was a member of Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation after 30 years of service in the D.D. Twisting Department. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in World War II, and a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #17.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Robin and Eddie Presnell and Betty and Woodrow Richardson, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Luther Taylor, Elizabethton; and two sisters, Hazel Hall and Magdeline Peters, both of Elizabethton. Eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, special friends, Terry, Rosalee, Amanda and Ryan Oaks and Alice Peters, and a special caregiver, Betty Collins.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Ruben M. Taylor, 79, 174 Hurley Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, August 13, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Sonny Thomas, the Rev. Willie Campbell and the Rev. Keith Stockton officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 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 of a daughter, Robin Presnell, 175 Earl Williams Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.