September 30, 2001

Winnie I. Foster

   LIVE OAK, Fla. -- Winnie Ida Foster, 84, died Thursday, September 27, 2001.
   Mrs. Foster was originally from Tennessee. She moved to Florida in 1959. She lived in Ft. Walton Beach in 1962, then came to Live Oak in 1962. While living in Bristol, Tenn., she was employed at National Fireworks Company. During World War II, she was responsible for helping to make military shells. She was also employed for several years at Big Jack Werhall Company in Bristol. She was employed at Jayco Sewing Company for 15 years, where she retired and became a homemaker.
   Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Kenneth W. Foster, and her husband, Bill P. Foster.
   Survivors include three daughters, Norma Long, Gulfport, Miss., Louise Jones and Elizabeth Powers, both of Live Oak; a son, Charles Foster, Live Oak; a brother, Paul Buckles, Bristol, Tenn.; three sisters, Virginia Perry and Alma Odell, both of Bluff City, Tenn., and Mildred Campbell, Elizabethton, Tenn. Eighteen grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Harris Funeral Home, Live Oak, Fla., (904) 362-1234, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard W. Harsh

   Richard William Harsh, 61, of Owosso, Mich., died Friday, September 28, 2001.
   Mr. Harsh was a native of Moravia, Iowa, and a son of Gladys Harsh, Moravia, and the late Ivan Harsh.
   Mr. Harsh had degrees from Columbia Tech in Washington, D.C., a B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa, an M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University, and the Ph.D. from California Western University. He also taught at many Christian colleges.
   His career started with the F.B.I. in Washington, D.C. He lived in the Owosso area for over 25 years. He was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Shiawassee Area Tourism Council, the Shiawassee Arts Council, and the Strategic Planning Council for Shiawassee County. He was a Sunday School Teacher at First Church of Christ.
   Mr. Harsh was a real estate salesperson. He was a member of the Michigan Association of Realtors, Shiawassee Board of Realtors, Michigan Association of Realtors Exchange, RE/MAX International Relocation Services, Multiple Listing Service - Shiawassee County, and RE/MAX 100% Platinum Club-Hall of Fame.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Pauletta McKeehan Harsh; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard William II and Janeen Marie Harsh, Owosso, Mich.; a granddaughter, Madeline Sabrina Harsh; a sister, Betty Lou Jordan, Polo, Mo.; and a brother, Robert Ivan Harsh, St. Louis, Mo. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HARSH -- Funeral services for Richard William Harsh, 61, of Owosso, Mich., who died Friday, September 28, 2001, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 1, at First Church of Christ, Owosso, with Nelson-House Funeral Home, 120 E. Mason Street, Owosso, in charge of arrangements in Michigan. Mr. Harsh will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and interment. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 3, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with a minister from the Emmanuel School of Religion officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens. To those who desire, memorials may be made to Dr. James Dobson's "Focus on the Family" or to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at www.nelson-house.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  

Margaret D. Leach

   Margaret Dyer Leach, formerly of 1806 Fairway Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Leach was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a daughter of the late William "Bill" and Olive Eversole Dyer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, J. Kyle Leach, in 1998, and a sister, Nelle Dyer.
   Mrs. Leach was a member of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Gayle and Sherrill Heaton, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Linda Leach, Wilmington, N.C.; three sisters, Jo Bernard, Hugo, Okla., Betty Galo, Columbus, Ohio, and Katherine "Kitty" Jones, Douglasville, Ga.; two grandsons, Scott Gregory Heaton, Elizabethton, and Jason Leach, Charlotte, N.C.; and two granddaughters, Lindsey Leach and Susie Leach, both of Charlotte, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LEACH -- Funeral services for Margaret Dyer Leach, formerly of 1806 Fairway Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 30, from the Morris-Baker Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dwight Kilbourne officiating with the assistance of the Rev. Ron Owens and a eulogy to be delivered by a grandson, Scott Heaton. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, October 1, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the Leach family at www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert L. Lowry

   Robert Lyle Lowry, 1500 East Holston Avenue, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at his residence.
   Mr. Lowry was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City. He was a son of the late Leon Lowry and Mildred Lyle Lowry and was also preceded in death by a brother, Wallace Lowry, and a sister, Dr. Jean Holley.
   Mr. Lowry was an employee of Volunteer Oil Company for the past 46 years and a member of Lynn Valley Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the Washington County Rescue Squad and a retired member of the Washington County Civil Defense.
   Survivors include his wife, Donna Rainbolt Lowry; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Debbie Lowry, Tampa, Fla.; a step-son and step-daughter-in-law, Dean and Dawana Rainbolt, Hampton; a stepdaughter and step-son-in-law, Kim and Tony Taylor, Elizabethton; a special great-nephew, Joshua Burrow, of the home; two grandsons, Robbie Lowry and Chris Lowry, both of Tampa, Fla.; two step-grandchildren, Tony Lee Taylor, Elizabethton, and Charlie Rainbolt, Hampton; two step-great-grandsons; and a special friend, Jim Cash, Johnson City.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LOWRY -- Funeral services for Robert Lyle Lowry, 1500 East Holston Avenue, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 30, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Wilson and the Rev. Bob Reed officiating. Special music will be provided by Bill Greene and Kelly Rapert. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, October 1, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Dan Lowry, Roger Lowry, John Lowry, Arnold Wayne Martin, Tony Lee, Taylor Shanks, Bill Shanks and Fred Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Friends in Christ Sunday School Class, employees of Volunteer Oil Company, Dr. Jim Evans, Dr. Allan Forbush, Roy Sparks, Howard Huffine and the Nursing Staff of 5400. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the residence. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Lynn Valley Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1367 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the Lowry family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert V. Johnson

   Robert V. Johnson, 70, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Clyde and Gladys Julian Johnson. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Johnson, two sisters, Thelma Roberts and Ruby Whisnant, and a brother, Hackie Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson was a member and deacon of Friendship Free Will Baptist Church and a retired machinist from Alemite Corporation. He was a 1950 graduate of Hampton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in Korea.
   Survivors include his wife, Marie Deloach Johnson, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Billy Hardin, Hampton; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Bobbie Johnson, Hampton; three granddaughters, Dana Largent, Hampton, Jennifer Johnson, Elizabethton, and April Williams, Johnson City; two grandsons, Christopher Johnson, Elizabethton, and James Hardin, Logan, W.Va.; and two aunts, Frankie Fair, Johnson City, and Evelyn Gray, Roan Mountain. 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
  
   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Robert V. Johnson, 70, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Junior Angle and the Rev. Dallas Gregg officiating. Music was under the direction of the Angle Family. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Julian Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Paul Stafford, Justin Babb, Bill Shoun, Bud Shell, Mark Angle and Doug Calhoun. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Roberts, J.D. Calhoun, V.I. Vance, Joe Davis, Ray Davis, Bill Whisnant Sr., Freeman Lewis, Jerry Stafford and Dave Caldwell. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 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, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Johnson to Friendship Free Will Baptist Church c/o Marie Johnson, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, Tenn. 37658. 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.

Blanche B. Roberts

   Blanche B. Roberts, 79, 132 Old Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Roberts had lived several months with her daughter, Johnnye Jenkins, 110 Rosetta Drive, Elizabethton. She was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Nathan and Minnie Shell Birchfield and was also preceded in death by her husband, Jay T. Roberts, and a grandson, Glenn Campbell.
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors, in addition to her daughter, include two sons, James Erby Roberts, Granite Falls, N.C., and Jay Lanney Roberts, Roan Mountain; two sisters, Glenna Shell, Jonesborough, and Maude Holden, Roan Mountain; 12 grandchildren, Jaylisa Bowers, Elizabethton, Roemisa Ward, Hampton, Tammy Roberts Hicks, Roan Mountain, Kip Roberts, Delber Roberts, Erby Roberts, Jama Griffey and Robin Reese, all of Granite Falls, N.C., Dale Campbell, Elizabethton, Sharon Woodard and Teresa Wesson, both of Raleigh, N.C., and Tammy Barbee, King George, Va.; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, Jhordan. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Blanche B. Roberts, 79, 132 Old Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Linda Holden Family. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, October 1, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Scott Hicks, John Paul Mathes, Del Roberts, Dale Campbell, John Rogers and Erby Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Jearamy Ward, Billy Church, Sam Harrison, Billy Joe Potter, Chucky Holden, Gearald Birchfield, Tom Ward, E.A. Bowers, Vern Shell, Vaughn Shell, Ricky Shell and Dr. David Kimmel. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 132 Old Highway 19E, 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) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.

James L. Roark

   James L. Roark, 57, 1702 McClellan Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Roark was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of the late William O. Roark Sr. and Frances Cash Roark.
   Mr. Roark was the former owner of J&M Market in the Laurels Community. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Melba Nave Roark; three daughters and a son-in-law, Lavada and Jeff Bell and Krystal Roark, all of Johnson City, and Mary Wagner, Bluff City; three brothers, Robert E. Roark and William O. Roark Jr., both of Johnson City, and John Roark, Gray; six sisters, Anna Davis and Frances Jean Davis, both of Unicoi, Pat Hyatt, Piney Flats, Sallie Lyons, Elizabethton, Martha Hicks, Gray, and Teresa Vanover, Watauga; a grandson, Jimmy Lee Williams, Johnson City; three granddaughters, Stella Morton, Johnson City, Amber Graybeal, Bluff City, and Starlett Maricle, of Florida; a special aunt, Pearl Rowland, Johnson City; and two uncles, Herbert Roark, Johnson City, and David Cash, Blountville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ROARK -- Funeral services for James L. Roark, 57, 1702 McClellan Drive, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, from the Morris-Baker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Depew and the Rev. Hollace Ford officiating. Interment will follow at Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Tester, Art Morton, Cleven Honeycutt, Roger Tunnell, Randy Merrmon, David Depew, Floyd Johnson and David Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Draper, Jackie Hartsell, William E. Bulla, Harry Street, Wayne Garland, Roger Ray, David Howell, Hal Cook, Eugene Scott, Dr. Baker and Staff, 2nd Floor Johnson City Medical Center Hospital Nurses and Staff, friends of the local pool room and friends of the Laurels and Green Pine Communities. The family received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences to the Roark family may be sent to www.morrisbaker.com. For those who wish, memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Diabetes Association, TN Affiliate, Inc., 4205 Hillsboro Road, Suite 200, Nashville, Tenn. 37215. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Dewey R. Taylor

   Dewey R. Taylor, 70, 340 Nelson Avenue, Piney Flats, died Saturday, September 29, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Taylor was a native of Johnson County and had lived most of his life in Piney Flats. He was a son of Wesley Taylor, Vinton, Va., and the late Mae McNeely Taylor and was also preceded in death by a half sister, Frances Farver.
   Mr. Taylor was a retired employee of Kerns Bakery and a member of Piney Flats Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Ruby Harris Taylor; two daughters, Carolyn Puckett, Gray, and Beverly Kirby, Roan Mountain; two step-sons, Wayde Hodge and David Hodge, both of Oak Hill, Fla.; two step-daughters, Suzanne Stewart, Port Orange, Fla., and Sarah Martin, Orange Park, Fla.; a half brother, Harold Watson, Butler; five half sisters, Faye Smallwood, Judia Britton and Betty Sheils, all of Roanoke, Va., Bonnie Wade, Troutville, Va., and Wanda Hinton, Boones Mill, Va.; four grandchildren, Chad Puckett, Jonesborough, Varina Hopper, Woodstock, Ga., Michele Holley, Elizabethton, and Nicole Hughes, Roan Mountain; and three step-grandchildren, Anton Hodge, Adrian Ward and Abraham Martin, all of Orange Park, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Dewey R. Taylor, 70, 340 Nelson Avenue, Piney Flats, who died Saturday, September 29, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, October 1, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. Allen Davis and Mr. Donnie Kirby officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, at Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 12:20 p.m. and proceed to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Robert Allen, George Lester, Bob Forrester, Tommy Silcox and Mr. Taylor's former fellow employees at Kerns Bakery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Heart Association, Washington County Unit, 1st American Center, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 595A, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604 or to the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 1808 West End Avenue, Suite 514, Nashville, Tenn. 37203. Online condolences may be sent to the Taylor family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas E. Tittle

   BUFORD, Ga. -- Thomas Edwin Tittle, 63, of Buford, died Friday, September 28, 2001, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Tittle attended Chamblee High School. He was employed as a manager at Brookhaven Theater and was employed for 10 years at Nordic Cold Storage.
   Mr. Tittle was preceded in death by his parents, John and Della Tittle, and a sister, Dorothy Tittle Hendricks.
   Survivors include his wife, Betty Tittle, Buford; two daughters, Selena Lee Dowell, Woodstock, Texas, and Tonya Eva Estes, Winder; four grandchildren, Sarah Danielle Dowell and Devin Leigh Dowell, both of Woodstock, Texas, Kayla Kristin Estes and Colby Allan Estes, both of Winder; two step-daughters, Lisa Curry, Stone Mountain, and Brenda Curry, Cumming; a sister, Beverly Tittle Shirley, Smyrna; and a brother, Richard Tittle, of Tennessee.
   Funeral services and interment will be held Sunday, September 30, in Buford.
   Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel, Buford, Ga., (770) 945-6924, is in charge of arrangements.

September 28, 2001

Roxie J. Gouge

   Mrs. Roxie Jaye Gouge, 96, 145 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Hermitage Health Center.
   Mrs. Gouge was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late A.J. and Delia Chambers Miller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carson S. Gouge, two brothers, Will M. Miller and John J. Miller, and three sisters, Kate Grindstaff, Mary Boling and Belle Morrell.
   Mrs. Gouge was a well-known cook and homemaker. She was a member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a brother, James Miller, Hillview Nursing Home, Elizabethton, and a half sister, Mrs. Rhoda McKinney, Hampton. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GOUGE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Roxie Jaye Gouge, 96, 145 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Jaynes, the Rev. Roy Cates and the Rev. Johnny Miller officiating. Music will be provided by Mrs. Josephine Kerley. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday, will be Bill Miller, Floyd Reeser, John Christianson, Johnny Miller, Zane Teague, Truman Clark, Larry Clark, Clinton Reeser, Michael Blackwell, Earl Lewis and Kenny Clark. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Clark, Max Blackwell, Michael Blackwell and her church family. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John Harmon

   John Harmon, 55, 142 Fate Clawson Cemetery Road, Butler, died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. Harmon was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had been a resident of Carter County most of his life. He was the son of Edna Trivette Harmon, Elizabethton, and the late William Broskey Harmon.
   Mr. Harmon was a disabled veteran. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and a recipient of the Purple Heart, which he received while serving in Vietnam.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two daughters, Jeannie Harmon, Elizabethton, and Joannie Harmon, Omaha, Neb.; a grandson, Taylor Alexandria, Elizabethton; four sisters, Dorothy Dupuis, Retha Franklin and Judy Keever, all of Morganton, N.C., and Frances Isabell, Plymouth, N.H.; two brothers, Ronnie Harmon, Connelly Springs, N.C., and Jerry Harmon, Elizabethton; and his former wife, Gail Harmon, Marion, 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
  
   HARMON -- Funeral services for John Harmon, 55, 142 Fate Clawson Cemetery Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 29, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Russell Potter and the Rev. Randy Keever officiating. Interment will follow the service at Harmon Cemetery, Butler, with military honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Edna Trivette Harmon, 256 Long Hollow 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.
  

Howell Huffman

   Howell Huffman, 71, 124 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at his residence.
   Mr. Huffman has been a resident of this area his entire life. He was the son of the late Robert Glenn Sr. and Leona Jones Huffman and was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald "Cork" Huffman, and his first wife, Nina Sams Huffman.
   Mr. Huffman was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church. He served as Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army for seven years.
   Survivors include his wife, Helen Ward Huffman; two daughters and a son-in-law, Toni and Terry Keeler and Pamela Arnett, all of Elizabethton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and Sherry Huffman, Shady Valley, Michael and Karen Huffman, Elizabethton, and Billy and Angie Montgomery, Jonesborough; three brothers, Robert Glenn Huffman Jr. and Jimmy Douglas Huffman, both of Elizabethton, and Glenn William Huffman, Hampton; and six sisters, Jewel Fox, Watauga, Jane Clark, Shirley Carr and Mary Huffman, all of Elizabethton, Maude Boone, Bluff City, and Polly Leonard, Bristol. Seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Snyder's Funeral Home, 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray, (423) 477-7911, (423) 239-5671, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HUFFMAN -- A memorial service for Howell Huffman, 71, 124 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Borderview Christian Church with Mr. David Wolfe, minister, officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, October 1, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. The family will receive friends any time at the home, 124 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Snyder's Funeral Home, 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray, (423) 477-7911, (423) 239-5671, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Johnson

   Robert Johnson, 70, 767 First Avenue, Hampton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   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

John May

   John "Ed" May, 89, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 143 Zeb Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. May was a native of Carter County and the son of the late James and Rebecca Crowe May. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Bell Grindstaff May, March 11, 1999, a son-in-law, Robert Mick, a brother, Frank May Sr., and four sisters, Virginia Morris, Nell Norris, Molly Munnerlyn and Julie May.
   Mr. May was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church. He was retired from North American Rayon Corporation after 40 years of service as a Coning Inspector.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Judy May, Elizabethton; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Barbara Mick, Elizabethton, Patricia and Guy DiFranco, Tunis, Tunisia, and Ina and Joe Briggs, Elizabethton; and six grandchildren, Ruth Morelock, Johnson City, Brian Edward Briggs, Gaithersburg, Md., Bruce Mick, Elizabethton, Tonya Milam, Elizabethton, Remi Flaherty, Summerset, S.C., and Christie Briggs, East Meadow, N.Y. Five 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
  
   MAY -- Funeral services for John "Ed" May, 89, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 143 Zeb Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, September 27, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 30, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Burl Garland, the Rev. Clate Briggs Jr. and Mr. Glen Keller, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by his grandchildren. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 1, at Combs-Grindstaff Cemetery, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Brian Briggs, Bruce Mick, Eddie Morelock, Chuck Milam, Chad Flaherty, Robert Perry, George Lily and Wade Perry. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Senior Men's Sunday School Class of Hunter First Baptist Church, the family of Frank May Sr., J.C. and Wilma Honeycutt, Fred and Cleo Taylor, employees of Pine Ridge Care Center, Harold Stoler, the family of Elbert Clemons, Denton Lyons and Orville Grindstaff. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Ina Briggs, 145 Zeb Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. May to the Combs-Grindstaff Cemetery c/o Bill May, 139 Zeb Grindstaff Road, 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.

Billy J. Morgan

   VALDESE, N.C. -- Billy Jack Morgan, 66, of Lenoir, died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at his residence after a brief illness.
   Mr. Morgan was born October 2, 1934 in Elizabethton, Tenn., to the late Edward and Ada Fritz Morgan. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and was employed as a sales rep for WKBC Radio in North Wilkesboro.
   Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Pons Morgan, of the home; two daughters, Jacqueline Buchanan and Billie Jean Morgan, both of Morganton; two stepsons, Tony Hall, Chapel Hill, and Tom Hall, St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Pansy Tidwell, Elizabethton, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Bill Buchanan, Timothy Morgan and Jessica Hanna, all of Morganton; and two step-grandchildren, Emily Hall and Ethan Hall, both of St. Louis, Mo.
   Graveside services and interment were conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, September 28, in Valdese. Memorials may be made to the Disaster Fund of your choice.
   Heritage Funeral Service, 1507 E. Main Street, Valdese, N.C., (828) 874-0411, is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche Roberts

   Blanche Roberts, 79, 132 Old 19E Highway 1, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mary R. Younce

   Mary Ruth Dugger Younce, 71, formerly of 215 Echo Drive, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at Hermitage Health Center, Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Younce was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Stacy and Emma Pearl South Proffitt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Will Younce, in 1978, two brothers, Loyd Proffitt and Claude Proffitt, and a sister, Emma Jean Isaacs.
   Mrs. Younce was an employee of Levi-Strauss. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Bethel Community, Watauga County, N.C.
   Survivors include a son, Barry Dugger, Elizabethton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Bob Smith, Gray, and Susan and Tom Fletcher, Elizabethton; four brothers, Monroe Proffitt, Larry Proffitt and Bill Proffitt, all of Mountain City, and Clifton Proffitt, Johnson City; three sisters, Pauline Robinson, Elizabethton, Ruby Proffitt, West Grove, Pa., and Anna Mae Marrongelli, Mendon Hall, Pa.; four grandchildren, Kimberly McQueen, Jonesborough, Melissa Townsend, Selena Dugger and Scott Fletcher, all of Elizabethton; and a great-grandchild, Keelan Webb, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   YOUNCE -- Funeral services for Mary Ruth Dugger Younce, 71, formerly of 215 Echo Drive, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 29, from the chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Rawls and the Rev. Barry Burns officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be John Townsend, John Bradley, Ricky Isaacs, Darrell Proffitt, Kenneth Proffitt and Gary Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Hermitage Health Center, Dr. Daniel Paul, Dr. Cynthia Partain and Vanessa Oliver. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Betty Smith, 295 Cedar Valley Blvd., Gray, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at percyhux@funeral-plans.com. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

September 27, 2001

Millard O. Franklin

   Millard Oscar Franklin, 80, 1479 Dry Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, at his residence.
   Mr. Franklin was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Roby and Ivey Pierce Franklin. He was also preceded in death by two infant sons and a brother, Joe Franklin.
   Mr. Franklin was a retired finish carpenter and a member of Valley Forge Christian Church. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the Hampton Masonic Lodge #750.
   Survivors include his wife, Celestene Shell Franklin; two sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Shirley Ann Franklin, Elizabethton, and Randy Lee and Debbie Franklin, Frostproof, Fla.; a sister, Ruby Ollis, Elizabethton; three brothers, Ray Franklin, Elizabethton, William "Bill" Franklin, Melbourne, Fla., and Grady Franklin, Indianapolis, Ind.; four grandchildren, Timothy Franklin, Teresa Franklin Lawson, Kristi Franklin Davis and Amy Franklin, all of Elizabethton; and two great-grandchildren, Preston Davis and Nathanyal Lawson.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   FRANKLIN -- Funeral services for Millard Oscar Franklin, 80, 1479 Dry Creek Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, September 26, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. H. Clay Bailey and Mr. Dan Rutherford, ministers, officiating. Music will be provided by Joel Crisp. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. VFW Post #2166 will conduct military graveside honors. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 will conduct a Masonic service following the funeral service. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Roxie Gouge

   Mrs. Roxie Gouge, 145 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, died Thursday, September 27, 2001, at Hermitage Health Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

September 26, 2001

Ada J. Caldwell

   Mrs. Ada Johnson Caldwell, 83, 617 Race Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Caldwell was a native of Erwin and the daughter of the late James Leonard and Annie Higgins Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Burr Caldwell, in 1994, and two brothers, J.B. "Jack" Johnson and Jack Johnson.
   Mrs. Caldwell was a retired sales clerk with the Cain-Sloan Department Store in Nashville for 35 years. She was of the Church of Christ faith.
   Survivors include a stepson, James Caldwell, Nashville; a brother, Nick Johnson, Port Washington, Md.; and three sisters, Frances Bryant, Baytown, Texas, Edna Arnett, Elizabethton, and Betty Jo Hinkle, Flint, Mich. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   CALDWELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ada Johnson Caldwell, 83, 617 Race Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the following nephews: Alan Arnett, James Arnett, Neil Arnett, Chris Arnett, James Ausburne and Harry Arnett. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence of her sister, Edna Arnett, 600 South Pine Street, Elizabethton, at any time. To those who desire, memorials may be made to your favorite charity. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Bobbie J. Phipps


   Bobbie J. Phipps, 62, 1817 Mary Street, Johnson City, died Monday, September 24, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Phipps was a native of Washington County and had lived most of her life in Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Robert W. "Jack" Smalling and Pearl Blevins Smalling and was also preceded in death by a brother, Jimmie Smalling.
   Mrs. Phipps was a homemaker and a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Millard Phipps; three daughters, Donna McInturff and Connie Allen, both of Jonesborough, and Sharon Wilhoit, Chuckey; two sons, Millard Phipps Jr., Elizabethton, and Kenneth Phipps, Johnson City; four sisters, Betty Watson, Margaret Britt, Pam King and Patricia Webb, all of Johnson City; two brothers, Jack Smalling and Wayne Smalling, both of Unicoi; four grandchildren, Michael McInturff and Matthew Allen, both of Jonesborough, Stacy Grubbs, Baileyton, and Kelli Wilhoit, Chuckey; and a great-grandson, Trevor Grubbs, Baileyton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   PHIPPS -- Funeral services for Bobbie J. Phipps, 62, 1817 Mary Street, Johnson City, who died Monday, September 24, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. Paul Crowe officiating. Committal services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 27, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Friends are invited to meet the family at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be deacons and trustees of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the Phipps family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest T. Frazier

   Ernest T. Frazier, 60, 1300 A Spruce Lane, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Frazier was a native of Carter County and the son of Ida Mae Goodwin Frazier, Elizabethton, and the late John L. Frazier Sr. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, William Frazier, John Frazier Jr. and Robert Lillis Frazier.
   Mr. Frazier was self-employed as a painter.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister, Evelyn Davidson, Elizabethton, and a daughter, Lisa, of Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   FRAZIER -- Graveside services for Ernest T. Frazier, 60, 1300 A Spruce Lane, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, September 25, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, at Colbaugh Cemetery with the Rev. Jackie Cole officiating. Active pallbearers will be nephews: Walter Davidson, Terry Frazier, Bobby Frazier, Jimmy Frazier and John Wayne Frazier. Honorary pallbearers will be Ralph Hyder, Edward Dunlap, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. Friends may visit from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. 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.

Michael G. Pilkington

   Michael G. Pilkington, 50, 112 River Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 24, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Pilkington was a native of Elizabethton. He graduated from St. Francis High School, Mountain View, Calif., in 1969 and St. Mary's College, Marauga Valley, Calif., in 1973 and returned to Elizabethton in 1975. He was the son of Martha E. Pilkington of the home and the late Doran F. Pilkington.
   Mr. Pilkington was a machine operator with McCloud Lumber Company and was of the Catholic faith. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sons, Adam Michael Pilkington and Codey Matthew Pilkington, both of Piney Flats; a daughter, Santina Siemer, Pittsburg, Calif.; a granddaughter, Kaylee Siemer, Pittsburg, Calif.; and a brother, Joseph C. Pilkington, Roxboro, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   PILKINGTON -- Funeral services for Michael G. Pilkington, 50, 112 River Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 24, 2001, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 27, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, September 28, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday. A special thank you to Mae and Bill Honeycutt, Carolyn Pate and the I.C.U. at Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

September 25, 2001

Terry A. Green

Terry Allen Green, 38, 337 Fury's Ferry Road, Martinez, Ga., died Sunday, September 23, 2001, at Doctor's Hospital, Augusta, Ga.
   Mr. Green was a native of Erwin but had lived in Martinez, Ga., for the past 20 years. He was a son of the late Herbert Green and Maggie Huskins Green Street and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ricky Green and Alvin Dale Green, and an infant sister.
   Mr. Green was self-employed in the heating and cooling industry. He was of the Pentecostal faith.
   Survivors include a daughter, Bethany Green, Augusta, Ga.; a stepdaughter, Katrina Corman, Martinez, Ga.; and three sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Paul Moore and Debbie and David Miller, all of Unicoi, and Sue and Howard Miller, Martinez, Ga. Several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GREEN -- Funeral services for Terry Allen Green, 38, 337 Fury's Ferry Road, Martinez, Ga., who died Sunday, September 23, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Holloway officiating. Music will be provided by family members and friends and Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 26, in the Peterson Cemetery, Unicoi. Friends will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Mrs. Paul (Patricia) Moore, 125 Lee Moore Road, Unicoi, and at the residence of Mrs. David (Debbie) Miller, 326 White Cove Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

Sandra J. Workman

   Sandra Jean "Sandy" Workman, 49, 1006 Idlewylde Circle, Johnson City, died suddenly at her residence following an apparent heart attack on Sunday, September 23, 2001.
   Mrs. Workman was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Clinton B. and Mary E. Morrison Garland. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Judy Garland.
   Mrs. Workman was currently employed by Southeast Industries, Inc., and was a member of True Gospel Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors include her husband, John Workman, Johnson City; a daughter, Rebecca Workman, Greeneville; two sisters, Virginia Whitson, Watauga, and Mary Ellen McQueen, Jonesborough; and a brother, Clinton A. Garland, Johnson City. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WORKMAN -- Funeral services for Sandra Jean "Sandy" Workman, 49, 1006 Idlewylde Circle, Johnson City, who died Sunday, September 23, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, in the West Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Rev. William Harrell officiating. Graveside committal services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Pallbearers, who are requested to meet at the funeral home by 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, will be Tommy Coffey, Jimmy Branch, Matthew McQueen, Michael Garland, Travis Garland, Mack Butler and John Orloff. Those planning to attend the committal service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to proceed to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the West Parlor of Appalachian Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the home of her sister, Mary Ellen McQueen, 515 Meadow Brook Avenue, Jonesborough, and at the home of her sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Workman, 120 Plazz Avenue, Johnson City. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements. www.appalachianfuneralhome.com.

September 23-24, 2001

Jimmy Campbell

  
Jimmy Campbell, 62, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1436 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of Edith Shell Campbell, Elizabethton, and the late Charlie Campbell.
   He was an Elizabethton High School graduate.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a brother, Gene Campbell, Eatonton, Ga., and two nephews, Brian Campbell, and Charles Campbell, both of West Palm Beach, Fla.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CAMPBELL -- The graveside service for Jimmy Campbell, 62, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1436 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, with the Rev. Clate Briggs officiating with interment to follow. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the nursing staff of Pine Ridge Care Center. The family received friends from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Everyone met at the funeral home chapel at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family via a-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Verlin Carden

  
Verlin B. "Fuzz" Carden, 80, Life Care Center of Elizabethton died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Kinch L. and Maggie Juanita Collins Carden. He was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
   He was a retired employee from TVA after 22 years of service. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army Medical Corp.
   Survivors include three brothers, Elmer G. Carden, Elizabethton, Warren G. Carden, Kent, Ohio, Huey D. Carden, Hampton, Va., one sister, Irene Fleenor, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Verlin B. "Fuzz" Carden, 80, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Dan Crowe, Terry Miller, Roy Estep, Carl Estep, Hunter Estep, Gene Fleenor, Edward Carden, and Lawrence Hodge. Honorary pallbearers will be friends at Southern Cafe, Fred's Amoco, employees of TVA of Johnson City and J.D. Snyder. The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or friends may call at the residence of a sister, Irene Fleener, 1007 Fairview St., Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

Eugenia P. Reynolds

  
Eugenia Marie Perry Reynolds, 81, 334 Reynolds Rd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, at her residence.
   Born May 12, 1920, she graduated from Elizabethton High School with the class of 1939. She was the daughter of the late Elmer Williamson Perry and Evelyn Scott Perry, descendants of pioneer families of the area. She was preceded in death by a sister, Doris L. Perry, in 1984, and a brother, Elwyn Scott Perry, in 1944.
   Mrs. Reynolds was a homemaker, but was employed in the 1940s as a local office secretary by the Agricultural Extension Service and Carter County Farm Bureau.
   She was a member of First United Methodist Church and active in United Methodist Women and attended Borderview Christian Church, being a member of the Kum-Join-Us Class and Senior Golden Oldies.
   Mrs. Reynolds had been active in the Keenburg and Elizabethton High School PTA, receiving a life membership by the Keenburg organization in the Tennessee PTA.
   Mrs. Reynolds was active in membership and later as a leader in the first Girl Scout organization in Elizabethton. For several years, she was a volunteer for the Carter County Red Cross, receiving the Clara Barton Volunteer Award.
   She was an active member of the Keenburg Family Community Education Club and a member of the Carter County Library Board for the past 30 years. She was a member of the Julius Dugger Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the organizing chairman and member of the Elizabethton/Carter County Friends of the Library.
   Survivors include her husband, Jack H. (Dick) Reynolds, and a son, Scott A. Reynolds, and a daughter-in-law, Dathia Sams Reynolds, Elizabethton, and several cousins.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   REYNOLDS -- Memorial services for Eugenia Marie Perry Reynolds, 81, 334 Reynolds Rd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Dave Wolfe and the Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Friends who wish to honor the memory of Mrs. Reynolds are asked to make a donation to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library, designated to the large print book budget, or the Sight & Sound Fund of Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Hwy., Elizabethton, TN 37643. It was her wish to be cremated. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia R. Ward

  
Mrs. Georgia R. Ward, 84, Ivy Hall Nursing Home and formerly of Village East Apartments, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   A native of Johnson County, she had lived in Elizabethton the last 18 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, John David Ward, in 1974, and several sisters.
   She was a member of Rock Springs Baptist church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Bobby and Shelby Ward, Johnson City, Boyd Ward, Lincolnton, N.C. one sister Laura Peters, Elizabethton, four grandchildren, Debra Butz, Bobbie Ward, Steve Ward, all of Johnson City, Todd Ward, Concord, N.C., three great-grandchildren, Jennifer Butz, Atlanta, Ga., Bryan McCloud, Nick Sanders, both of Johnson City, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WARD -- Funeral services for Georgia R. Ward, 84, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of Village East Apts., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Rock Springs Baptist Church, Butler, Tenn., with the Rev. H. Brooks Peters officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rock Springs Baptist Church Choir. Interment will follow the service at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Steve Ward, Nick Sanders, Todd Ward, Michael Mackley, with others being selected from the family. Honorary pallbearer will be Bryan McCloud. The family received friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a son, Bobby Ward, 1009 Rainbow Dr., Johnson City, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

September 21, 2001

Destamona M. Campbell

  
Destamona Moody Campbell, 95, 135 Campbell Rd., Butler, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at her residence after a brief illness.
   A native of West Va., she was the daughter of the late Jim and Coria Anderson Moody. Mrs. Campbell was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Campbell, two sons, William Ray Campbell, and Leonard H. Campbell, one daughter-in-law, Lucille Campbell, three brothers, Dennis Moody, Dallas Moody, Devonna Moody, and one sister Dezmonda Eggers and one special grandchild, Gene Pritchard.
   She was a member of Little Milligan Baptist Church and a housewife. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star of Butler Chapter 218.
   Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Louise Campbell, Howard and Ida Lou Campbell, and Harold Campbell, all of Butler, special grandsons, Douglas Hatley, Butler, Dennis Campbell, Butler, three daughters and two sons-in-law, Irene and Spence Pritchard, Ruby Hatley, all of Elizabethton, Lorene and Tony Miller, Johnson City, a special niece, Jean Moody, Fla., a special friend, Loretta Rhinehart, Butler, three brothers, Daigel Moody, Butler, Dorris Moody, Fla., Delmas Moody, Fla., one sister, Deloris Shaw, Hampton, 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great grandchildren, four great-great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Destamona Moody Campbell, 95, 135 Campbell Rd., Butler, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Revs. Cecil (Nick) Bradshaw and Earl Campbell, Jr. officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Rev. Ronnie Campbell, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, at Campbell Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Charles Cole, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or at the residence, 135 Campbell Rd., Butler, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Jerry H. Campbell

   Mr. Jerry H. Campbell, 61, 203 Third Ave., Hampton, Tenn., died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at the Johnson City Medical Center as a result of injuries received in a fall earlier in the day.
   A native of Washington, County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Harmon A. and Gladys E. Johnson Campbell. He was preceded in death by one sister, Norma J Campbell, in 1983.
   He was the owner and operator of Campbell's Carousel and owner of J&M Concessions. He was a member of Hampton Christian Church, the Showman League of America and the Independent International Showman Association.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary C. Campbell, of the home, a special nephew, Charlie F. Barnes, Johnson City, Tenn., two special nieces, Kimberly Panepinto, Johnson City, Tenn., and Lisa Keesee Cantrell, Ala., special cousins, David Jackson, Betty Jackson, Geraldine Conley and Ilene Kelsey, all of Johnson City, Tenn., and Alfred Campbell, Knoxville, Tenn., and several other nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Jerry H. Campbell, 61, 203 Third Ave., Hampton, Tenn., will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Messers Dwayne Calhoun and Fred Lester, ministers, officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2001, in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Charlie Barnes, Al Campbell, Lee Perkins, Albert Perkins, Jim Perkins, Jack Campbell, Jim Buchanan, Tracy Tipton and Kurt Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Perkins, Jim Hicks, Jeffrey Westgate, William Miller, Earl Campbell, Jim Johnson, Harry Johnson, D.W. Conley, Sheriff John Henson, Bud Kelsey, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday or at the residence, 203 Third Ave., Hampton, Tenn., at any time. Everyone will met at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. on Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Jimmy L. Campbell

  
Jimmy L. Campbell, 62, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1436 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plan.com/Tetrick

Verlin Carden

  
Mr. Verlin Carden, 80, Life Care Center of Elizabethton and formerly of Broad St., died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Rocie P. Clark

  
Mrs. Rocie V. Price Clark, 96, Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 1800 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, died at the center Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001.
   A native of Washington County, she was a daughter of the late James Christopher and Minnie Roberts Henson Price. Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Bryan Clark, a son, Bruce Clark, a daughter, Norma Jean Clerk, five brothers and one sister.
   Mrs. Clark worked at the Bemberg Corp. for 42 years. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Billie and Jack H. Buckles, Frederick, Md., and Betty and Don H. Green, Morristown, four sons and daughters-in-law, Tony R. and Ann Clark, Pottsboro, Texas, Ben and Betty Clark, Johnson City, Louis E. and Sheila Clark, Goldsboro, N.C., and Robert B. and Nancy Clark, Chesterton, Ind., one half-sister, Ruth Whitaker, Elizabethton, 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CLARK -- Mass of the Resurrection for Mrs. Rocie V. Price Clark, 96, Hillview Health Center, formerly of 1800 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church with Fr. Bill Gahagan and Fr. Steve Smith officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the church at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, will be John Pansock, Gregg Watson, W.J. Carr, Jim Dobes and Jeff Croy. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with a prayer service at 7:45 p.m. Friday. For those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Clark to the St. Elizabeth's Development & Needy Fund. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gilbert B. Dishman

   Gilbert B. Dishman, 77, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Sanborn, Ind., he was a son of the late Eric and Effie Bough Dishman. He had lived in Elizabethton for five years. Mr. Dishman was preceded in death by his wife, Lois A. Dishman.
   He was a retired mechanic from YBM Co., Youngstown, Ohio. He attended Believers Family Church.
   Survivors include two daughters, Janice E. Guinn, Elizabethton, and Linda K. Frisher, Houston, Texas, two sons, Gilbert L. Dishman, Gardner, Kan., and Larry D. Dishman, Tenn., one sister, June Kagey, Springville, Ind., one brother, Bob Dishman, Lansing, Mich., and seven grandchildren.
   The body will be returned to Bloomfield, Ind., for funeral and burial.
   Jenkins, Lester & Sons Funeral home, Bloomfield, Ind., will be in charge of arrangements.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.

Sam Norwood

  
Sam Norwood, 87, 108 General Johnson St., Roan Mountain, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in the Cannon Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C., following an extended illness.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Eugenia P. Reynolds

   Eugenia Marie Perry Reynolds, 81, 334 Reynolds Rd., Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, at her residence.
   Born May 12, 1920, she graduated from Elizabethton High School with the class of 1939. She was the daughter of the late Elmer Williamson Perry and Evelyn Scott Perry, descendants of pioneer families of the area. She was preceded in death by a sister, Doris L. Perry, in 1984, and a brother, Elwyn Scott Perry, in 1944.
   Mrs. Reynolds was a homemaker, but was employed in the 1940s as a local office secretary by the Agricultural Extension Service and Carter County Farm Bureau.
   She was a member of First United Methodist Church and active in United Methodist Women and attended Borderview Christian Church, being a member of the Kum-Join-Us Class and Senior Golden Oldies.
   Mrs. Reynolds had been active in the Keenburg and Elizabethton High School PTA, receiving a life membership by the Keenburg organization in the Tennessee PTA.
   Mrs. Reynolds was active in membership and later as a leader in the first Girl Scout organization in Elizabethton. For several years, she was a volunteer for the Carter County Red Cross, receiving the Clara Barton Volunteer Award.
   She was an active member of the Keenburg Family Community Education Club and a member of the Carter County Library Board for the past 30 years. She was a member of the Julius Dugger Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. She was the organizing chairman and member of the Elizabethton/Carter County Friends of the Library.
   Survivors include her husband, Jack H. (Dick) Reynolds, and a son, Scott A. Reynolds, and a daughter-in-law, Dathia Sams Reynolds, Elizabethton, and several cousins.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   REYNOLDS -- Memorial services for Eugenia Marie Perry Reynolds, 81, 334 Reynolds Rd., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Dave Wolfe and the Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Friends who wish to honor the memory of Mrs. Reynolds are asked to make a donation to the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library, designated to the large print book budget, or the Sight & Sound Fund of Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Hwy., Elizabethton, TN 37643. It was her wish to be cremated. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia C. Ward

  
Mrs. Georgia Church Ward, 84, Ivy Hall Nursing Home and formerly of Village East Apartments, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

September 20, 2001

Jerry Campbell

   Jerry Campbell, 61, 203 Third Ave., Hampton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, following a fall at his Hampton restaurant.
   Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, will be under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Rocie Clark

  
Mrs. Rocie Clark, 96, Hillview Nursing Home, died There Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mary J. Holly

   Mary J. Holly, 82, 109 Arrow Dr., Elizabethton, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   She was a native of Sullivan County, but had lived in Carter County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late William and Elouise Feathers Whittaker. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Hardin, a son, Lawrence Holly, Jr., a sister, Martha Farmer, two brothers, Herbert Whittaker and Haskel Whittaker.
   She was a member of Hunter Memorial Baptist Church and a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Lawrence "Beardy" Holly, of the home, four sons and three daughters-in-law, Mr. Gerald Holly, minister, and wife, Gloria Holly, Elizabethton, the Rev. Darrell and Linda Holly, Elizabethton, Wesley Holly, Johnson City, Freddie and Anita Holly, Elizabethton, one sister, Lena Shell, Black Mountain, N.C., eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   HOLLY -- Funeral services for Mary J. Holly, 82, 109 Arrow Dr., Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Ernest Depew, minister, and the Rev. Kenneth Jones officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dale Williams, soloist, Ina Mae Stansberry, pianist, and The Smith Sisters, singers. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Revs. Doug Hardin and John Perkins officiating. Active pallbearers will be Jeremy Holly, Wesley Holly, Jr., Robbie Holly, Gary Holly, J.D. Holly, Billy Holly, Roger Peters, Johnny Farmer, Jack Greer, Michael Armstrong, and Larry Scalf. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Hardin, William Hedge, Miles McCloud, Gordon Holly, Jr., J.D. Phillips, Ross Sams, Jim Hughes, Carl Stevens, Lestol "Sid" Hodge, Joe Lewis, E.C. Vines, Doug Rasnick, Bill Roten, deacons of Hunter Memorial Baptist Church, Don Ratcliff, Jack Garrison, Sherman Shell, Dr. Jerry Gastineau, Dr. Ray Lamb, Richard Green, Brad Morgan, George Campbell, Gary Dugger, Dan Winters, J.D. Snyder, Lawrence Hodge, Lowell Garrison and Bill Lyons. Special thanks to the third 3rd floor nursing staff at Sycamore Shoals Hospital and to the 3300 wing and 5200 wing nursing staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital and all therapists. Everyone will meet at the funeral home chapel at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2001, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 109 Arrow Dr., Elizabethton, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Susan K. Prichard

   Susan K. Prichard, 79, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Crofton, Ky., she had lived in Elizabethton the last 15 months. She was the daughter of the late Austin and Ida Boxley Johnston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Prichard, Sr., several brothers and one sister.
   She was of the Presbyterian faith and was a retired fashion buyer. Mrs. Prichard was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Louisville, Ky.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harvey and Margaret Prichard, Elizabethton, one sister, Edna Trice, Madisonville, Ky., several nieces and nephews, and a special niece, Susie Ellis, Lexington, Ky.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   PRICHARD -- Committal and entombment services for Susan K. Prichard, 79, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Louisville, Ky., who died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Good Shepard Mausoleum Chapel, Resthaven Memorial Park, Louisville, Ky. Friends may call at their convenience any time between 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, 1114 Broad St. Ext., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Carolyn S. Runnion

   Carolyn Sue Runnion, 62, 108 Runion St., Elizabethton, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001 at her residence following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Ida Nell Greenlee and the step-daughter of the late Roy Greenlee.
   She was a member of Borderview Christian Church. She was retired.
   Survivors include her husband, Alfred (Bo) Runnion, of the home, one son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and Lisa Runnion, Ft. Worth, Texas, one daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Paul Woodby, Elizabethton, three brothers, Grady Fair, Elizabethton, Dana Fair, Berry, Ala., Wayne Fair, Pueblo, Colo., and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   RUNNION --Funeral services for Carolyn Sue Runnion, age 62, 108 Runion St., Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept.. 22, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with Mr. Dave Wolfe, Minister, the Rev. Bobby Stout and Mr. Nicholas Farr officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Palmer, soloist, and Lauelle Fair, organist. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Dr. Vincent Becker, 1st Sgt. Glenn Cole, Eric Worthington, Ralph Moore, Stacy Whitson, Roger Hensley, Gary Laws, Mike McCrary, Mike Honeycutt and Dr. Keith Morley. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Guinn, Doyle Turbyfill, Bill Peters, John Parlier, Nat Proffitt, Dick Emmert, members of Borderview Christian Church, Glenn Crain, Herman Colbaugh, Wayne Winters and Tom Montgomery. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, or at her residence, 108 Runion St., Elizabethton, anytime. For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Mrs. Runnion to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, P.O. Box 566, Knoxville, TN 37901 or to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC, 29605. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail Address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

September 19, 2001

Roger D. Caudill

   Mr. Roger Dale Caudill, 51, 416 W. F St., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at his residence.
   A native of Mindota, Va., he had resided in Carter County, Tenn., for most of his life. He was the son of Marie Stines Walker, Elizabethton, Tenn., and the late James H. Caudill. He was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Accord.
   He was retired due to disability from General Shale Products with 31 years of service and was of the Holiness faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include one son, Jeffrey Dale Caudill, and one daughter, Jennifer Ann Caudill, both of the home, three sisters, Betty Bowers, Faye Harrell and Julie Wagner, all of Elizabethton, Tenn., and one granddaughter, Ashley Gail Caudill, Pensacola, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

   CAUDILL -- Funeral services for Roger Dale Caudill, 51, 416 W. F St., Elizabethton, Tenn., will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept., 19, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Burleson officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

Ruah T. Eggers

   Mrs. Ruah T. Eggers, 75, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 107 Eggers Lane, Elizabethton, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of McClure, Va., she was a daughter of the late Arthur Turbyfill, Sr., and Lillie Eggers Turbyfill. She had lived in Carter County for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Eggers, July 10, 1990, and by a grandson, Travis Eggers.
   She was a retired employee of Texas Instruments. Mrs. Eggers was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include five sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Glenda Eggers, Gary and Barbara Eggers, all of Elizabethton, Danny and JoAnna Eggers, Jonesborough, Jerry and Diane Eggers, Rockledge, Fla., and Eddie Joe and Regina Eggers, Sanford, N.C.; one brother Arthur Turbyfill, Jr., Elizabethton, three sisters, Theddy Rasnick, Watauga, Thelma Ward, Sugar Grove, N.C., and Berlin Ward, Elk Park, N.C., six grandchildren, Jackson Eggers, Jeff Eggers, Stephanie Seiber, Chris Eggers, Mindy Eggers and Caitlynn Eggers, one great-grandson, William Cole Seiber, and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   EGGERS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ruah T. Eggers, 75, Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Kenneth Jordan, Richard Estep and Brooks Peters officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Grindstaff Cemetery with Mr. Doug Rasnick and the Rev. Walker Roberson officiating. Music will be provided by The Good Neighbor Quartet, The Stoney Creek Baptist Church Quartet and Sheila Nidiffer, soloist. Active pallbearers will be sons and grandsons, Jimmy Eggers, Gary Eggers, Danny Eggers, Jerry Eggers, Eddie Joe Eggers, Jackson Eggers, Jeff Eggers and Chris Eggers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Revs. Danny Simerly, Bill Greer and D.C. Byrd, Dean Grindstaff, Jimmy Hyder, Harold Lowe, James McLaughlin, Charlie Milleton, Dave Jones, Jon Byrd, Mike McCloud, Tom McCloud, Earl Rasnick, Albert Ward, Conard Ward, Junior Eggers, Duane Elmore, Jeff Miller, James Oliver, Evelyn Turbyfill, Ed Brewer, Bobby Thomas, Charlie Lyons, her church family, her nieces and nephews, the staff of Pine Ridge Care Center. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Barbara Eggers, 472 Dry Hollow Rd., Elizabethton. For those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Eggers to the Grindstaff Cemetery Fund, C/O Dean Grindstaff, 115 Southgate Dr., Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Harold W. Ellis

  
Harold Wayne Ellis, 49, 129 Admiral Ave., Elizabethton, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of Roy D. and Gwina Jackson Ellis, Elizabethton.
   He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, trustee, and Sunday school teacher. Mr. Ellis was a seventh-grade science teacher at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School, a baseball coach at Elizabethton High School and a member of TEA. He was also a former environmentalist for Washington Co. Health Dept. and was a former boy's basketball coach for seventh and eighth grades at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School. Mr. Ellis was a member of East Tennessee State University baseball team from 1971-1974.
   Survivors include his wife, Sherry Elliott Ellis, of the home, a son, Jarrod Lynn Ellis, of the home, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Dennis and Shelia Ellis, Piney Flats, Roy Lynn Ellis, Merritt Island, Fla., one sister, Linda Ellis Autry and husband, Gary Autry, Cocoa Beach, Fla., two nieces, Sophia K. Ellis, Merritt Island, Fla., Emily K. Elliott, Elizabethton, a brother-in-law, Rick and wife, Karen Elliott, Elizabethton, a sister-in-law, Serena and husband, Jay Cantley, Kingsport, his mother-in-law, Velma G. Elliott, Elizabethton, several aunts and uncles.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   ELLIS -- Funeral services for Harold Wayne Ellis, 49, 129 Admiral Ave., Elizabethton, who died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School Auditorium with the Revs. Ken Jordan and Dennis Wilson officiating. Music will be under the direction of LeAnn Manning and David Arney. Graveside services and interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park, with Mr. Jon Shell, bagpiper. Active pallbearers will be Willie Church, Jimmy Ensor, Nathan Copeland, Jim Hartley, Bill Hartley, Jim Caldwell, Larry Taylor, Allen Godwin, Vaughn Campbell and Dennis Pierce. Honorary pallbearers will be faculty of T.A.. Dugger Jr. High School, students of T.A. Dugger Jr. High School, brothers and sisters of Fairview Baptist Church, former players and coaches, Biltmore softball team, former ETSU baseball teammates, former Road Runner semi-pro baseball team, Appalachian Orthopedics and neighbors of the Biltmore community, surviving relatives and his many friends. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School Auditorium or at the residence, 129 Admiral Ave., Elizabethton any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may send donations in memory of Mr. Ellis to the Building Fund at Fairview Baptist Church, 585 Watauga Rd., Watauga, TN 37694. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Norman P. Hicks

  
Norman Paul Hicks, 87, 1304 Miles Fields Rd., Elk Park, N.C., died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   A native of Avery County, N.C., he was the son of the late Boyd and Etta Potter Hicks. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Stacey McKinney.
   He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Apostolic Faith, Newland, N.C. He was retired from General Shale Block, Elizabethton, after 38 years of service.
   Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Fields Hicks, of the home, three daughters and sons-in-law, Elwanda and Elisha Garland, Roan Mountain, Brenda and the Rev. Charles McKinney, Roan Mountain, Kay and Chris Hogan, Elk Park, N.C., four sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Doris Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Arnold and Sharon Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Carroll and Peggy Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Jerry Dean and Patty Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., two sisters, Mina Hagie, Elizabethton, Alberta Gwyn, Elizabethton, 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, (423-542-2232), is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   HICKS -- Funeral services for Norman Paul Hicks, 87, 1304 Miles Fields Rd., Elk Park, N.C., who died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Church of Jesus Christ, Newland, N.C., with the Revs. Dave Atkins, Charles McKinney and Chris McCoury officiating. Music will be under the direction of Aaron McKinney, grandson. Graveside services and interment will follow the funeral service at Richardson Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Tommy Hicks, Jeff Hicks, Aaron McKinney, Jason Hicks, Roger Hicks, Casey Hartley, Jeremy Hicks, and Caleb Hogan. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, or at the residence, 1304 Miles Fields Rd., Elk Park, N.C., any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, (423-542-2232), is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mary J. Holly

  
Mary J. Holly, 82, 109 Arrow Dr., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Susan K. Pritchard

  
Susan K. Pritchard, 79, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Crofton, Ky., she had lived in Elizabethton the last 15 months. She was the daughter of the late Austin and Ida Boxley Johnston. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey A. Pritchard, Sr., several brothers and one sister.
   She was of the Presbyterian faith and was a retired fashion buyer. Mrs. Pritchard was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Louisville, Ky.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harvey and Margaret Pritchard, Elizabethton, one sister, Edna Trice, Madisonville, Ky., several nieces and nephews, and a special niece, Susie Ellis, Lexington, Ky.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

   PRITCHARD -- Committal and entombment services for Susan K. Pritchard, 79, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of Louisville, Ky., who died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, at Good Shepard Mausoleum Chapel, Resthaven Memorial Park, Louisville, Ky. Friends may call at their convenience any time between 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, 1114 Broad St. Ext., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

September 18, 2001

Ruah T. Eggers

  
Mrs. Ruah Turbyfill Eggers, 75, Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Harold W. Ellis

  
Harold Wayne Ellis, 49, 129 Admiral Ave., Elizabethton, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of Roy D. and Gwina Jackson Ellis, Elizabethton.
   He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, trustee, and Sunday school teacher. Mr. Ellis was a seventh-grade science teacher at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School, a baseball coach at Elizabethton High School and a member of TEA. He was also a former environmentalist for Washington Co. Health Dept. and was a former boy's basketball coach for seventh and eighth grades at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School.
   Survivors include his wife, Sherry Elliott Ellis, of the home, a son, Jarrod Lynn Ellis, of the home, two brothers and a sister-in-law, Dennis and Shelia Ellis, Piney Flats, Roy Lynn Ellis, Merritt Island, Fla., one sister, Linda Ellis Autry and husband, Gary Autry, Cocoa Beach, Fla., two nieces, Sophia K. Ellis, Merritt Island, Fla., Emily K. Elliott, Elizabethton, a brother-in-law, Rick and wife, Karen Elliott, Elizabethton, a sister-in-law, Serena and husband, Jay Cantley, Kingsport, his mother-in-law, Velma G. Elliott, Elizabethton, several aunts and uncles.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Norman P. Hicks

  
Norman Paul Hicks, 87, 1304 Miles Fields Rd., Elk Park, N.C., died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   A native of Avery County, N.C., he was the son of the late Boyd and Etta Potter Hicks. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Brian Stacey McKinney.
   He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Apostolic Faith, Newland, N.C. He was retired from General Shale Block, Elizabethton, after 38 years of service.
   Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Fields Hicks, of the home, three daughters and sons-in-law, Elwanda and Elisha Garland, Roan Mountain, Brenda and the Rev. Charles McKinney, Roan Mountain, Kay and Chris Hogan, Elk Park, N.C., four sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Doris Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Arnold and Sharon Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Carroll and Peggy Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., Jerry Dean and Patty Hicks, Elk Park, N.C., two sisters, Mina Hagie, Elizabethton, Alberta Gwyn, Elizabethton, 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, (423-542-2223), is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Heber D. Maxwell

   Heber Douglas Maxwell, 80, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at the West Tennessee Veterans Home, Humboldt, Tenn.
   Mr. Maxwell was born Aug. 20, 1921, in Mountain City, Tenn., and was the son of Truman and Tisha Howard Maxwell.
   He served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps between May 1940 and July 1960, achieving the rank of Gunnery Sergeant. He was a combat photographer. He was a veteran of World War II and Korea. His foreign service also included Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Bogainvile, Newfoundland, Iceland, Panama, Japan, Korea, the Philippines and Okinawa.
   He received the following awards: Good Conduct Medal with one silver star, Asiatic Defense Service Medal with fleet clasp, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with three stars, World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with four stars, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Presidential Unit Citation with one star.
   In his civilian life, he worked for the Department of Agriculture as a photographer. He was of the Protestant faith and was a 32nd Degree Mason.
   Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Maxwell, Memphis, Tenn., one daughter, Cheryl Colson, Memphis, Tenn., three half-brothers, Glenn Maxwell and Truman Maxwell, both of Mountain City, Tenn., and David Vaught, Johnson City, Tenn., one sister, Dwanna Carter, Elizabethton, Tenn., two half-sisters, Jewel Collins, Johnson City, Tenn., and Eva Maxwell, Mountain City, Tenn., and one grandchild.
   Mr. Maxwell will be cremated at Arrington Funeral Directors & Crematory with a memorial service at a later date. A private burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
   Arrington Funeral Directors, (731-668-1111), 148 W. University Parkway, Jackson, TN, is in charge of arrangements.

Carolyn S. Runnion

   Carolyn Sue Runnion, 62, Runnion St., died today, Sept. 18, 2001, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements, which are incomplete, are under the direction of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton.

Sarah L. Stubblefield

  
Sarah Lou-Eva Stubblefield, 84, 908 Stateline Rd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, at her residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County and former resident of Benham, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Jefferson Logan and Minnie Hinkle Teague. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tate Irvin Stubblefield, a sister, Nola Mae Perry, a half-brother, Will Teague, and a half-sister, Emma Hart.
   She was of the Baptist faith, and she was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Phyllis Stubblefield, East Lake, Ohio, three daughters and a son-in-law, Mary Frances Needham, London, Ky., Catherine and Louis Littreal, Bluff City, Tenn., Carolyn Stubblefield, of the home, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, a sister, Dorothy Perry, Johnson City, Tenn., several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

   STUBBLEFIELD -- Funeral services for Sarah Lou-Eva Stubblefield, 84, 908 Stateline Rd., Elizabethton, who died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Revs. Gary Craige and Dale Greenwell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Littreal, Allen Thomason, Hugh Thomason, Danny Price, Joe Coffman and Louis Littreal, Jr. Special "Thank you" to Aventa Hospice of Elizabethton, members of Harvest Baptist Church and Dr. Daniel Paul. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or at the residence, 908 Stateline Rd., Elizabethton, any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 423-542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

September 16, 2001

Willie B. Dunn

   Willie Blaine Dunn, 47, 105 East Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, died Saturday, September 15, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Dunn was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Wiley Dunn and Opal Morefield Dunn, Mountain City.
   Mr. Dunn was the owner of Willie Blaine Hair Fashions and stained Glass. He was a member of Vaughts Gap Baptist Church.
   Survivors include three sisters, Amy Dunn, Mountain City, Shelby Bailey, Lakeland, Fla., and Lora Slemp, Johnson City, and a brother, Larry James Dunn, Mountain City. A niece and several nephews, uncles, uncles, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

   DUNN -- Funeral services for Willie Blaine Dunn, 47, 105 East Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, who died Saturday, September 15, 2001, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, September 17, from the chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. James Richardson and the Rev. David Bentley officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, at Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Michael Dunn, Bobby Joe Dunn, Matthew Norris, Paul Morefield, Curtis Morefield and Bill Morefield. Honorary pallbearers will be John Rowen and Terry Slemp. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Amy Dunn, 2409 Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at percy-hux@funeral-plans.com. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

Nina S. Fetzer

   Nina S. Fetzer died Friday, September 14, 2001, in Delray Beach, Fla.
   Mrs. Fetzer was a native of Guyton, Ga., and a 1930 graduate of The University of Georgia. She moved to Elizabethton in 1939 and taught at Elizabethton High School for 30 years before retiring in 1971.
   She was a former president of the Elizabethton Women's Club and a member of the Elizabethton Book Club. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and belonged to Circle 3 of the United Methodist Women.
   Mrs. Fetzer was the widow of L.W. Fetzer. She moved from Elizabethton to Delray Beach in 1995 to live near her daughter, Mary Fetzer Dean.
   Survivors, in addition to Mary and her husband, Nathan Dean, include a granddaughter, Elli Edy, Atlanta, Ga.
   A graveside service is planned in Marlow, Ga. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts in memory of Mrs. Fetzer be sent to the First United Methodist Church or to Elizabethton High School.
   Babione Funeral Home, 1100 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Fla., (561) 395-8787, is in charge of arrangements.

William Frost

   Mr. William "Bill" Frost, 65, 222 Price Rd., Elizabethton, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, at the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Frost was a native of Carter County and a son of Ruby Cordell Frost, of the home, and the late Robert F. Frost. He was preceded in death by one sister, Sandra Gail Frost.
   Mr. Frost was a retired truck driver. He attended Prayer Tabernacle.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Theresa Forton Frost, of the home, three sons and two daughters-in-law, William Nelson Frost, Jr., and Diana Frost, and Darrin Franklin Frost, all of Elizabethton, Robert Jesse and Barbara Frost, of Johnson City, four grandchildren, Robert Blevins, Christy and Ashley Frost, all of Elizabethton, Amanda Elliott, of North Carolina, two great-grandsons, Logan and Nathaniel Danner, both of Elizabethton, two special friends, Charlie and Sue Ward, Elizabethton.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   FROST -- Funeral services for William "Bill" Frost, 65, 222 Price Rd., Elizabethton, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Edgar Pierce officiating. Music will be by Mr. Lawrence Marlow. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be William Nelson Frost, Jr., Robert Jesse Frost, Darrin Franklin Frost, Robert Blevins, Charlie Ward and Lawrence Marlow. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Street, Bill Hilton, Rick Forrester, Mark Clawson, Jim Lipford and Ronnie Campbell. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Gladys Guess

   Gladys "Skin" Guess, 90, formerly of 115 Colorado Street, Johnson City, died Friday, September 14, 2001, at Lakebridge Health Care Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Guess was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Jane Bradshaw Fair. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earnest B. Guess, May 7, 1996, and two sisters.
   Mrs. Guess was a homemaker and a member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Carl "Buzzy" and Charlene Guess, Chuckey, and Jerry Guess, Jonesborough; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ilena Crossno, Oak Ridge, and Betty and Frank Taylor, Hunter Community, Elizabethton; and a sister, Edna Pope, Pinecrest Community, Carter County. Twelve grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, six great-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

   GUESS -- Funeral services for Gladys "Skin" Guess, 90, formerly of 115 Colorado Street, Johnson City, who died Friday, September 14, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, September 17, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Darrell Bradshaw and the Rev. Clayton Briggs officiating. Music will be under the direction of Carol Bowers, organist, and Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 18, at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons: Rodney Crossno, Rick Taylor, Barry Taylor, Keith Guess, Michael Guess, Jeffrey Guess, Tommy Guess and Gary Jack Guess. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Frank Taylor, Hunter Community, 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.

Douglas A. MacDonald

  
Douglas A. MacDonald, 59, 112 Hartsell Dr., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, at the North Side Hospital, Johnson city, following an extended illness.
   A native of Akron, Ohio, he was the son of the late Harrington and Marjorie Woodard MacDonald.
   Mr. MacDonald was the district manager for a sofa factory in California.
   Survivors include his wife, Charlotte MacDonald, of the home, one daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Patick Comeione, Uniontown, Ohio, two sisters and brothers-in-law, Roni and William Henry, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Stacey and Jim Watson, Columbus, Ohio, three grandsons, Michael Kapas, N. Canton, Ohio, Mathew Kapas, Uniontown, Ohio, John Michael Miller, Elizabethton, Tenn., one great-grandson, Alexander Kapas, N. Canton, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.
   Private disposition will be held at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Thomas R. Matheson

   Thomas R. Matheson, 75, 329 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, September 14, 2001, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton after an extended illness.
   Mr. Matheson was a native of Vilas, N.C., and had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late Roy and Jennie Elizabeth Brinkley Matheson and was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
   Mr. Matheson was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church and was a retired electrician from Raytheon Corporation with 30 years of service. He was a member of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F&AM and the Hampton Order of Eastern Star Chapter #470. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Christine Hughes Matheson, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Melvin and Wanda Matheson, Bristol; three daughters and sons-in-law, Gail and Gene Fleenor, Elizabethton, Katie Humphrey Barr and Larry Barr, Johnson City, and Angela and Jerome Finney, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Michael Fleenor and his wife Stacey, Nashville, Jennifer Woodby and her husband Joe, Lewisville, Tyler Humphrey, Johnson City, Rachel and David Finney, both of Elizabethton; and two great-grandchildren, Seth and Abbey Fleenor, both of Nashville. 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

   MATHESON -- Funeral services for Thomas R. Matheson, 75, 329 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, September 14, 2001, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, September 16, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with Mr. Dan Rutherford and the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be under the direction of his son, Melvin Matheson, and grandson, Michael Fleenor. Committal and entombment services will follow at the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jim Rouse, Jack Hughes, Gene Fleenor, Johnny Hughes, Larry Barr and Tyler Humphrey. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Hughes, Mark Hughes, Mickey Fair, Rickey Fair, Bobby Jack Fair, Richard Parker, Larry Parker, John David Parker, Keith Merritt, Tim Merritt, Clay Merritt, Joe Merritt, Gary Wallace, David Combs, Dallas Williams, Ikie Tolley, Terry Miller, members of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F&AM, members of Hampton Order of Eastern Star Chapter #470, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 329 Coal Chute 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.

Michael C. Miller

   Michael Christopher Miller, 53, of Boone, N.C., died Wednesday, September 12, 2001, at Watauga Medical Center, Boone, following a brief illness.
   Mr. Miller was a native of Durham, N.C., and had lived several years in Casper, Wyo., and Denver, Colo. He was a son of Marjorie Louise Bowers Miller Gaffney, Johnson City, and the late Baxter Davis Miller Sr. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Gaye Janine Miller and Dixie Louise Miller Dean.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three brothers, Danny Baxter Miller Sr., Boone, N.C., John Christian Miller, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and Baxter Davis Miller Jr., Asheville, N.C.
   Announcement made by Mountain Empire Cremation, 2295 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, (423) 547-0379.

Albert G. Range

   Mr. Albert G. Range, 84, 1361 Broad St., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Washington County, Tenn., he was the son of the late Hugh Range and Myrtle Hart Range Barnes. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Nell Edens Range, April 2, 1989, one brother, R.L. Range, and one half-brother, Ernest Range.
   He was a member of First Christian Church of Elizabethton and was retired from the knitting department of north American Rayon Corp.
   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, David and Loretta Range, Lubbock, Texas, one grandson, David G. Range, Lubbock, Texas, two half-sisters, Mary Geiselman and Dorothy Range, both of Peru, Ind., and an aunt, Anita Hart Taylor, Elizabethton, Tenn., and friends and neighbors at Lynn Valley Baptist Church.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

   RANGE -- Funeral services for Albert G. Range, 84, 1361 Broad St., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. Donald Marshall, minister, and the Rev. Dennis Wilson, officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Sue Bowers, organist. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Taylor, Chris Range, Eugene Range, Willard Range, Keith Range, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 2-3 p.m. Monday prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family by e-mail at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. www.funeral-plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Nina H. Stevens

  
Nina Hallaway Stevens, 184 Danner Rd., Elizabethton, died Saturday, Sept., 15, 2001, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Stevens was a native of Johnson County, Tenn., and a daughter of the late Grayson and Ina Blackburn Hallaway. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank "Steve" Stevens, June 21, 1994, a daughter, Nancy Stevens Bailiff, and a brother, Bruce Hallaway.
   She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son, Ben Stevens, Elizabethton, a daughter, Jo Hyder, Elizabethton, seven grandchildren, Jim Bailiff, Colorado, Lisa Burrow, Scott Hyder, Gina Bailiff, Steve Hyder, Arthur Stevens, and James Stevens, all of Elizabethton, six great-grandchildren, a brother, Claude Hallaway, Johnson City, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans-com/Tetrick

   STEVENS -- Funeral services for Nina Hallaway Stevens, 184 Danner Rd., Elizabethton, who died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of Grace Baptist Church. Committal and entombment services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Harold Smith, Tom McCloud, Ralph Riddle, Chris Riddle, Harley Cross, and Russell Kinser. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Blackburn, Sam Dugger, James Bailiff, Grayton Henson, Margaret Hallaway, Georgia Darnell, special friends, Ray and Margie Lyons, Judy Vines, Wal-Mart Pharmacy and staff, Dr. David Moulton and staff, Dr. Paul ThurDeKoss and staff, and second floor ICE and nursing staff of Johnson City Medical Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral chapel at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2001, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Grace Baptist Church (building fund), 1114 Broad St. Ext., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans-com/Tetrick

Billy Walker

   Billy "Bob" Walker, 63, 175 River Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 13, 2001, in the Emergency Room of Sycamore Shoals Hospital of an apparent heart attack.
   Mr. Walker was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Sanford Jack and Novella Fair Walker. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Pansy Shelton and Peggy Merritt.
   Mr. Walker was retired from the Waste Treatment Plant of North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member and active deacon of Doe River Baptist Church and a member of Watauga Masonic Lodge #622.
   Survivors include his wife, Sonia Lovelace Walker; a son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Betty Walker, Elizabethton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Odell Cable and Jackie and Doug Markland, all of Elizabethton; a sister and brother-in-law, Tonia and Robert Miller, Elizabethton; a grandson, Travis Walker; and two granddaughters, Mandi Markland and Brandi Markland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WALKER -- Funeral services for Billy "Bob" Walker, 63, 175 River Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, September 13, 2001, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, September 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Fred Wade and the Rev. Otto Giles officiating. Music will be provided by Fornie Danner. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, September 17, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Marvin Carden, Delaney Crain, Kent Hyder, Johnny Lovelace, Jack Hughes and Kelly Crain. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Schooley, Carl Hicks, Robert White, Robert Miller, Doug Markland, Odell Cable, Don Merritt, Ron Merritt, Jimmy Shelton Jr., Keith Rossiter, Otis McNeal, Raymond Oxendine, Elwood Duvall, Roy Birchfield, Kyle Birchfield, Rick Williams, Jacky Loveland, Dr. Todd Whitaker and former employees of the Waste Treatment Plant of North American Rayon Corporation. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Watauga Masonic Lodge #622 will conduct a memorial service following the funeral service Sunday night. 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.