March 13, 2002

Christopher M. Barnett

   Christopher Matthew Barnett, 26, 1716 King Springs Road, Johnson City, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center, as the result of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Mitchell C. Condra Sr.

   Mitchell Columbus Condra Sr., 82, 1500 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital, Erwin, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Condra was a native of Marion County and had lived in Carter County since 1960. He was the son of the late Frank and Laura Hill Condra and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Stevens.
   Mr. Condra was a machinist for TVA for 31 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include three daughters, Patsy Williams, Erwin, Sandra Pohto, Elizabethton, and Mildred Jo Mayhan, Rochester, N.Y.; five sons, Mitchell Condra Jr., of Germany, Bobby Condra, Kenneth Condra and Jimmy Condra, all of Elizabethton, and Ricky Condra, Johnson City; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Lawrence Condra, Jasper, and a sister, Lillie Kilgore, Jasper. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CONDRA -- Graveside services and interment for Mitchell Columbus Condra Sr., 82, 1500 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Graveside Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from family. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Roy L. Cox

   Roy Leonard Cox, 53, 163 Deloach Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. Cox was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John and Anna Bell Humphrey Cox.
   Mr. Cox was a member of Faith Fellowship Church, Biltmore. He was a paint and body technician.
   Survivors include a daughter, Rhonda L. Cox-Edgins, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Areanna Edgins, Johnson City; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Paul and Martha Cox, Elizabethton, and Earl and Pearl Cox, Watauga; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Ruby and Joe Woods, Elizabethton, and Carol Cox, Norfolk, Va.; and a special friend, Patty Buckles, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   COX -- Funeral services for Roy Leonard Cox, 53, 163 Deloach Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwight Richards officiating. Private disposition will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of his daughter, Rhonda Cox-Edgins, 230 Hopson Road (Central Community), Johnson City, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memorial & Honor Program - F, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 or to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy M. Julian

   Mrs. Dorothy M. Julian, 90, of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Lakebridge Health Care Center after residing for the past several years with family at 1905 Rustic Road, Johnson City.
   Mrs. Julian was a lifelong resident of Carter County and the daughter of the late Joseph "Bud" and Ida Freeman. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel C. Miller, three sisters, Emma Winters, Georgia McKinney and Callie Elmore, and a brother, Chester Freeman, at five years of age.
   Mrs. Julian was a long-time member of McGill Memorial Presbyterian Church, Roan Mountain.
   Survivors include her husband, William M. Julian; three sons, Terry N. Miller, Elizabethton, Dale Miller, Knoxville, and D. Lee Miller, Johnson City; three sisters, Josephine Stinson of Virginia, Goldie Reaves, Lenoir City, and Louise Smith, Elizabethton; and five grandchildren, Debra McKinney, Mountain City, Dicki Alexiou, Hudson, Ohio, Sam Miller, Elizabethton, Dorothy Spaulding, Lanesville, Ind., and Wes Miller, Johnson City. Several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   JULIAN -- Graveside services for Mrs. Dorothy M. Julian, 90, of Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Martin Christian officiating. Interment will follow the service. Friends may call at the residence of Lee and Barbara Miller, 1905 Rustic Road, Johnson City, or Terry and Helen Miller, 132 Treadway Street, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Julian to the American Breast Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Thursday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Julian Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Nora P. Robinson

   Nora P. Robinson, 96, 455 Airport Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Robinson was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Houston and Kate Trussler Pierce. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Blaine J. Robinson, two sons, Gerald Robinson and Gale Robinson, and a son-in-law, Donald Crowder.
   Mrs. Robinson was the oldest living member of Hunter First Baptist Church, where she served as Sunday School teacher for 25 years. She was a desk clerk at the Lynnwood Hotel for 17 years and was past president of the Hunter P.T.A.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Virginia K. Crowder, Johnson City, Betty Janese and Coy Wilson, Rome, Ohio, and Nina Jean and Billy Joe Campbell, Oak Ridge; 11 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a special lifelong friend, Grace Thomas, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ROBINSON -- Funeral services for Nora P. Robinson, 96, 455 Airport Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Deese, the Rev. Michael Wilson, grandson, and the Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Music will be under the direction of Patty Hodge, soloist, and Sue Bowers, organist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Billy Campbell, Brent Crowder, Larry Armstrong, Jerry Gouge, Ricky Wilson, Roger Lewis, J.C. Robinson and Mike Nidiffer. Honorary pallbearers will be David Fletcher, Rick Marshall, Kelly Bowers, Frank Childers, Buddy Bowers, Cecil and Lou Davidson, Sheb and Earnestine Minton, Raymond and Sue Rosenbaum, Elizabeth Townsend, Fred and Cleola Taylor, Barbara Crowder, Shirley Robinson, Lowell Garrison, Rebecca Buckles, Lawrence Hodge and the Rev. Burl Garland. A special "thank you" to Hampton Home Health Care. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 455 Airport Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Hunter First Baptist Church Building Fund, 693 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Glenna l. Sexton

   Glenna L. Hartman Sexton, 82, of Morristown, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville.
   Mrs. Sexton was a member of Mt. Vale Church of God in Talbott. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William L. "Bill" Hartman, a sister, Ida Bell Quinn, and five brothers, Robert, Jim, Hubert, L.B. and Howard Wampler.
   Survivors include her husband, Troy Sexton of Florida; two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie and Thelma Hartman and Lawrence and Anita Hartman; four grandchildren, Angie Bowling, Larry Hartman, Cinday Collins and Meshelle Owens; nine great-grandchildren; and five stepgrandchildren, Betty Self, Deloris Belle, Doris Sykes, Jim Sexton and Lloyd Sexton.
   Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Mt. Vale Church of God with the Rev. Tony Collins and the Rev. T.H. Ferrell officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service.
   Mayes Mortuary, 444 West Main Street, Morristown, (423) 586-3211, is in charge of arrangements.

John F. Smith

   John Frank Smith, 76, 601 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, March 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Smith was a native of Carter County and a son of the late E.E. and Nancy Peters Smith. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edna Pearl Farmer Smith, in 1997, and by two grandchildren, two brothers and two sisters.
   Mr. Smith was retired from Amerace, Piney Flats. He was a member of Union Baptist Church, where he was Sunday School teacher of the Adult Ladies Sunday School Class. He was a member and former Chief of the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the A Club.
   Survivors include his wife, Louella Montgomery Smith; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Rufus Reeves Jr., Lake Junalaska, N.C., Kathy and Dillard Whitehead, Elizabethton, and Frankie and Terry Green, Louisville, Texas; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles E. and Ellen Smith, Elizabethton; two stepdaughters, Verna Buckles and Linda Brewer, both of Hampton; a stepson, Jimmy Dale Ward, El Paso, Texas; two brothers, Tom Smith, Elizabethton, and Ted Smith, Hampton; and three sisters, Wanda Griggs of Georgia, Kate Smith and Ginna Lewis, both of Elizabethton. A number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for John Frank Smith, 76, 601 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mickey Beal and the Rev. Ronnie Campbell officiating. Music will be provided by The Glory Way Singers and Ronnie Campbell. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be the 2nd Floor Nursing Staff of Johnson City Medical Center, Dr. Shurber, Dr. Williams, Dr. Henson, the Adult Men's Class of Union Baptist Church, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Smith Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Stanley E. Stevens

   Stanley E. Stevens, 70, 239 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Stevens was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charlie and Delia Townsend Stevens. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl Stevens, in 1982, and a granddaughter, Audra Ellen, in 1980.
   Mr. Stevens was a member of Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church and a retired wood worker.
   Survivors include his wife, Finnett Bennett Stevens, of the home; three sons and their wives, Kenneth and Vanessa Stevens, Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, David and Sherry Stevens, of the home, and Terry and Regina Stevens, Browns Branch Road, Hampton; four special grandchildren, Corey Malynn, Brandon Wayne, Kevin Wayne and Joshua Austin; two stepdaughters, Aletha and Aretha Webb, their children, Jonathan, Amanda, Summer, John Curtis, Melissa, Amber, Travis and Andy Stout. Mr. Stevens was from a large family of 15 brothers and sisters of which only two are still surviving, a brother, Lawrence Stevens of Stoney Creek, and a sister, Gladys Simerly of Tiger Creek.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   STEVENS -- Funeral services for Stanley E. Stevens, 70, 239 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, at Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Whitehead and the Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Music will be under the direction of Patti Whitson, Jeff Odom and Kenneth Stevens. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be David Tolly, Dudley Ingram, Larry Coleman, Arnold Hughes, Frank Bowers, Verl Julian, Harry Crowe and Holland Morelock. Everyone will meet at the church at 9:30 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 239 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Stevens to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memorial and Honor - F, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. To know him was to love him, in this world he was never wealthy, and struggled to survive, but today he has everything! Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

March 10, 2002

Elsie L. Adkins

  
Mrs. Elsie "LaVerne" Adkins, 48, 419 E. L St., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Friday, March 8, 2002, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
   A native and lifelong resident of Carter County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Hazel Waycaster Hardin. She was preceded in death by a brother, Darious Waycaster.
   She was a homemaker and of the Undenominational faith. She was a former member of The Kings Kids Quartet.
   Survivors include her husband, James N. "Jimmy" Adkins, of the home, a son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Tonya Waycaster, Roan Mountain, Tenn., a daughter and son-in-law, Misty and Mack Murray, Elizabethton, Tenn., two sisters and one brother-in-law, Ardella Harrison, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Ondrea and James D. Crowe, Hawthorne, Fla., a granddaughter, Jordan Waycaster, and a grandson, Cody Murray, and several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   ADKINS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Elsie "LaVerne" Adkins, 48, 419 E. L St., Elizabethton, Tenn., will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Roy Adkins officiating. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002, interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002, in the Johnson-Crabtree Cemetery, Roan Mountain, Tenn. Active pallbearers will be David Carden, Mack Murray, Cody Murray, Russell Long, Greg Harrison, David Cain, Billy Bowers and Bill Hyder. Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Lyons, Dewey Lyons and Ray Davis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-7 p.m. on Monday or at the residence of her daughter, Misty Murray, 753 Dugger Rd., Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Donald L. Brown

   Donald L. Brown, 62, 418 W. E St., Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   He was a Huntingburg, Ind., native and had lived in Elizabethton the last 18 years.
   He was a member of First Christian Church, Elizabethton. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include his wife, Sharen Fine Brown, of the home, one brother, Bob Wahl, Huntingburg, Ind., one sister, his step-mother, Flora Agnes Brown, Rockport, Ind.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.
  
   BROWN -- A memorial service for Donald L. Brown, 62, 418 W. E St., Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 9, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at First Christian Church, Elizabethton, with Mr. Paul Knapp, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Gene Estep. A private disposition will be held at a later date. Special thanks to doctors and nursing staff at James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital and First Christian Church family and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, in the parlor of First Christian Church, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers you may make donations to the Music Program, First Christian Church, 513 Hattie Ave., 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.

Nina F. Buckles

  
Nina "Flo" Buckles, 77, formerly of 1527 Blue Springs Rd., Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   A Carter County native, she was the daughter of the late Henry J. and Mossie Cole Buckles.
   She was a member of Carter Christian Church and was a retired employee from Parks-Belk.
   Survivors include three sisters, Shirley Younce, Buckeye, Ariz., Reta V. Buckles, Elizabethton, Cora Wolfe, Butler, two brothers, Ross Buckles, Duson, La., Clyde Buckles, Elizabethton, several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Nina "Flo" Buckles, 77, formerly of 1527 Blue Springs Rd., Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 9, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with Mr. Lynn Buckles, minister, officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Buckles Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jeff Buckles, David Buckles, Gene Buckles, Eddie Wolfe, Doug Buckles, Ken Nidiffer, Larry Estep and Randall Buckles. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Carter Christian Church. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2002, for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or other times at the residence of a sister, Reta Buckles, 1527 Blue Springs Rd., Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Ms. Buckles to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. 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

Charles C. Carley

   Charles Cramer Carley, 83, 702 Cambridge Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mr. Carley was a native of Peyton, Pa., and the son of the late David and Iowina Smith Carley. He was also preceded in death by a sister.
   Mr. Carley was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Mor-Flo and Click Construction Company and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Carrie E. Carley, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Danny Smith, Elizabethton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Wayne Dunn, Kenneth and Rowena Dunn and Eddie and Brenda Carley, all of Elizabethton; and six grandchildren and spouses, Mark and Marcy Smith and Crystal and Ronnie Orloff, all of Elizabethton, Daniel and Teresa Dunn, Gray, David Dunn, Elizabethton, Diane and Jason Smalling, Bluff City, and Missy Clark, Hampton. Seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CARLEY -- Funeral services for Charles Cramer Carley, 83, 702 Cambridge Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Friday, March 8, 2002, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Pearl Bowers Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandchildren and grandsons-in-law, Mark Smith, Daniel Dunn, David Dunn, Ronnie Orloff, Jason Smalling and Timothy Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, Dr. Michael Tino, Horace Bowers, Hospice of Johnson City and Elizabethton and the Staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 702 Cambridge Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Shirley L. Cloyd

   Shirley Lea Cloyd, 67, 347 Rockhouse Rd., Johnson City, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A Carter County native, she was a daughter of the late Grady and Gertie Rakes Guinn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Cloyd and a brother, D.L. Guinn.
   Survivors include a daughter, Marcia Sheree Cloyd, Elizabethton, a son, Charles Danny Cloyd, Elizabethton, three sisters, Carol Burroughs, Dolores Taylor and Jean Saylor, all of Johnson City, several nieces and nephews, also a special friend, Martha Lee Harrell, and her son, Gary Harrell.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CLOYD -- Memorial services for Shirley Lea Cloyd, 67, 347 Rockhouse Rd., Johnson City, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Wesley Cemetery, Jonesborough. The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Cloyd family at mfc@chartertn.net. It was her wish to be cremated. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Arliss Cordell

   Arliss Cordell, 78, 104 Chicken Ridge Road, Roan Mountain, died suddenly Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Cordell was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Robert and Jennie Morgan Cordell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
   Mr. Cordell was of the Baptist faith and a retired steelworker from Maycomber Steel Company.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold and Pamela Cordell, Hampton, and Bob and Tami Cordell, Roan Mountain; two grandchildren, Nikki Cordell, Roan Mountain, and Angel Cordell, Elizabethton; and a sister, Joyce Cordell, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CORDELL -- Funeral services for Arliss Cordell, 78, 104 Chicken Ridge Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, March 7, 2002, were conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, with the Rev. Randy English officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Richardson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Chester Johnson, Grady Johnson, Rick Morris, Rick Cordell, Randy Miller, Tracy Holtsclaw and Mike Blevins. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of his sons, Harold Cordell, Hampton, and Bob Cordell, Roan Mountain. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Brian K. Estep, Sr.

  
Brian Keith Estep, Sr., 31, 224 Lucy Rd., Kingsport, died Friday, March 8, 2002 at Indian Path Hospital, Kingsport, unexpectedly.
   He was a Hamblen County native and a former resident of Elizabethton. He was the son of Joan Bennett Estep, Greeneville, Tenn., and Glen Estep, Powell, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Tipton Estep and Johnie C. Bennett.
   He was a 1988 Elizabethton High School honors graduate and a graduate from East Tennessee State University. Mr. Estep was a chief technical officer for Intellithought. He was a baseball coach for Bloomingdale Babe Ruth and a basketball youth coach for Bloomingdale Optimist. He was a U.S. Army veteran. In addition to his parents, survivors include his wife, Darlene Crumley Estep, of the home, one son, Brian Estep, Jr., of the home, one daughter, Brianna Estep, of the home, one brother, Todd Estep, Greeneville, Tenn., maternal grandmother, Helen Bennett, Elizabethton, his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Tipton Estep, Coco, Fla.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Nick R. Estep

  
Nick R. Estep, 93, 532 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the residence of his daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Obie Grindstaff, 14602 Underwood Creek Way, Houston, Texas.
   A Johnson County native, he was a son of the late John R. and Cordelia Campbell Estep. He had lived a number of years in Carter County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Thompson Estep, Dec. 3, 1985, by two sisters and five brothers.
   Mr. Estep was a retired employee of Univac, Bristol. He was a member and a former deacon of Fairview Baptist Church. He was a 62-year member of Watauga Masonic Lodge #622, a member of the Scottish Rite, Knoxville, and a member of the Sycamore Chapter #163, Order of Eastern Star.
   Survivors, in addition to his daughter, include a granddaughter, Deani Kaye Grindstaff Quick and her husband, Jay Quick, Houston, Texas, two grandsons and their wives, Nicholas Grindstaff, Sr., and Charlotte Grindstaff, Friendswood, Texas, and Travis and Allison Grindstaff, League City, Texas, two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Grindstaff, Jr., and Charles Dean Grindstaff, and several nieces and nephews.
   The body will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and burial. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. 
  
   ESTEP -- Funeral services for Brian Keith Estep, Sr., 31, 224 Lucy Rd., Kingsport, who died Friday, March 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Jack Lyons officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded. Active pallbearers will be Todd Estep, Bob Crumley, Todd Oliver, Matthew Cleek, Ruben Garrett, Josh Duvall, Johnnie Duvall and Kent Ervin. Honorary pallbearers will be B.J. Estep, employees of Intellithought, Dale Crumley, Danny Crumley, Wayne Crumley, Curtis Cannon, Tony Bennett, Matthew Lay, Johnny Bennett, baseball coaches and basketball coaches of Bloomingdale, Jonathan Bennett, Frank Waldo and Dave Waldo. Everyone will meet at the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or other times at the home of the mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jackie and Paul Crumley, 212 Old Lacy Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, or at the home of an aunt, Teresa Cannon, 174 Maple Tree Lane, Watauga, any time. 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

Kenneth G. Fletcher, Sr.

  
Kenneth G. Fletcher, Sr. 77, 112 Gunsmoke Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   An Ohio native, he had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late Lee and Verna Cornett Fletcher. He was preceded in death by a grandson, David Fletcher, Jr., and one brother.
   Mr. Fletcher was a former electrician. He attended Hunter Memorial Baptist Church and was a member of Capt. Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
   Survivors include a daughter, Theresa Baumgardner, Elizabethton, three sons, Kenneth Fletcher, Jr., Elizabethton, Michael Fletcher, Elizabethton, David Fletcher, Sr., Elizabethton, one brother, David Beryl Fletcher, Elizabethton, one sister, Dora Dean Holly, Elizabethton, 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   FLETCHER -- Funeral services for Kenneth G. Fletcher, Sr., 77, 112 Gunsmoke Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 9, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. James Murray officiating. Music will be under the direction of Sue Bowers, organist. The graveside service and interment will be Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors, doctors and nursing staff of ICU, Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2002, for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. 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

Beulah E. Horton

  
Mrs. Beulah E. Hawkins Horton, 92, Center on Aging & Health, Erwin, formerly of 802 Massachusetts Ave., Unicoi, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   Mrs. Horton was a native of Burke County, N.C., having lived in this area since 1925. She was a daughter of the late Samuel Millard and Sally Lentz Hawkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Horton, Oct. 9, 1969, one son, Joseph Arnold Horton, July 2000, an infant daughter, three brothers and four sisters.
   Mrs. Horton was a homemaker. She was a member of Unicoi United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.
   Survivors include two sons and three daughters-in-law, Samuel William and Helen Horton, Johnson City, Robert D. and Betty Horton, Alcoa, Tenn., and Janice Horton, Raleigh, N.C., one daughter, Betty Head, Unicoi, one brother, Jack Hawkins, Erwin, 14 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Dr., Unicoi, 743-1381 or 928-4595, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
  
   HORTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Beulah E. Hawkins Horton, 92, Center on Aging & Health, Erwin, formerly of 802 Massachusetts Ave., Unicoi, who died Thursday, March 7, 2002, were held at 8 p.m. Saturday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Jim Goddard officiated. Music was provided by Sam and Shelby Leedy, Jimmie Street, and Inez Chandler. Graveside service and interment will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Nephews, Craig Hawkins, Gene Hawkins, Josh Hawkins, Larry Hawkins, Willard Horton and Richard Berry will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at the cemetery by 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Family, minister and friends may gather at the cemetery by 2:50 p.m. Sunday. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of the daughter, Betty Head, 802 Massachusetts Ave., Unicoi. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Unicoi United Methodist Church, 702 Virginia Ave., Unicoi, TN 37692. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Dr., Unicoi, 743-1381 or 928-4595, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Verna H. Huskins

  
Mrs. Verna Ann Harris Huskins, 84, 112 Page Ave., College Park, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. Huskins was a Yancy County, N.C., native, having lived most of her life in Carter County. She was the daughter of the late Luther and Lydia Randolph Harris. Mrs. Huskins was preceded in death by her husband, Woodward Huskins, in 1992, four sisters and one brother.
   Mrs. Huskins was a homemaker. She was an active member of the Milligan Free Will Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxiliary.
   Survivors include two sons, Fred Huskins, Johnson City, and Dennis Huskins, Colonial Heights, five sisters, Cenia Chernault, Gladys Morris, Daisy Shoemaker, Roxie Nester and Edna Coleman, all of Farmville, Va., two brothers, France Harris and Hobert Harris, both of Farmville, Va., seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HUSKINS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Verna Ann Harris Huskins, 84, 112 Page Ave., College Park, who died Thursday, March 7, 2002, were conducted Saturday, March 9, 2002, at 8 p.m. in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, with the Rev. Willie Justice officiating. Graveside committal service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Washington County Memory Gardens. Those planning to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home to proceed to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from the men of Milligan Free Will Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Milligan Free Will Baptist Church, Rt. 8, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family received friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel and other times at the residence of her son, Fred Huskins, 5 Redfern Circle, Johnson city, TN 37604. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

Keith E. McKeehan

  
Mr. Keith Edward McKeehan, 31, 377 Rockhouse Rd., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Saturday morning, March 9, 2002, in an automobile accident in Johnson City, Tenn.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

March 8, 2002

Shirley Cloyd

   Shirley Cloyd, 67, 347 Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Arliss Cordell

   Arliss Cordell, 78, 104 Chicken Ridge Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Catherine N. Georgeson

   Catherine Nicole Vincent Georgeson, 30, 249 Scott Street, Butler, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at her residence.
   Ms. Georgeson was a native of Gaston County, N.C., and the daughter of Shirley Ballard Crowder, Gastonia, N.C., and the late Burgess Vincent.
   Ms. Georgeson was a member of Union Baptist Church, Hampton.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her stepfather, Robert M. Crowder, Gastonia, N.C.; a son, Paul "BJ" Shank, Hampton; a daughter, Shirley Cheyanne Georgeson, Hampton; two sisters, Angela Oder, Tracy City, Tenn., and Teresa Stevens, Kings Mountain, N.C.; a special ex-mother-in-law, Lois Shank, Elizabethton, and her ex-husband, Robert Shank Sr., Elizabethton.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Greene Funeral Service (South Chapel), Gastonia, N.C., with the Rev. Tommy Holbrook officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the funeral home.
   Greene Funeral Service, Gastonia, N.C., (704) 853-1300, is in charge of arrangements.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton (423) 542-2232.

Edna M. Legg

   GREENEVILLE -- Edna M. Gass Legg, 72, of Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at the home of a sister, Mrs. Georgia Triplett.
   Mrs. Legg was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Hart Legg.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mickie Sue Banister; a son, Dan Keith Legg; a sister, Georgia Triplett, Roan Mountain; a granddaughter, Heidi Legg, Knoxville; three grandsons, Sean T. Turner, Chicago, Ill., Chad D. Turner, Somonauk, Ill., and Adam J. Turner, Earlville, Ill.; a great-granddaughter, Sasha Turner, Earlville, Ill.; and two great-grandsons, Cody A. Turner, Earlville, Ill., and Nathan Paul Borgarding, Ottawa, Ill.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Jeffers Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. John Christsen officiating. Pallbearers will be friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 3 until 5 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 11, at Cross Anchor Cemetery.
   Jeffers Mortuary, 208 North College Street, Greeneville, (423) 639-2141, is in charge of arrangements.

Gertrude Wallace

   Gertrude Wallace, 94, 100 Daytona Place No. 2, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Wallace was a native of Yancey County, N.C., and had lived in Elizabethton most of her life. She was the daughter of the late James and Hattie Ramsey Thomas and was also preceded in death by her husband, P.H. Wallace, in 1978, and by four brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Wallace was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a housewife.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Capt. Kenneth Wallace (USN Ret.) and Harriet Wallace, Pensacola, Fla.; a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Jim Presnell, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Steve Presnell, Greenville, S.C., Jim Presnell, Wichita, Kan., Laura Seagroves, Gray, Vickie Welke, Salem, Ore., Pam Wallace, San Diego, Calif., Lisa Davidow, Newtown, Conn., and Kendra Pak, Virginia Beach, Va.; eight great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Grace Thomas, Elizabethton; a special niece, Earlene Marshall, Elizabethton; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Byrd, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WALLACE -- Funeral services for Gertrude Wallace, 94, 100 Daytona Place No. 2, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, March 7, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Rev. Gordon Kyte. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Harol Smith, Dean Guffey, Conley Williams, M.H. Davenport, Steve Presnell, Jim Presnell and Joe Seagroves. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family at Grace Baptist Church, Don and Mary Ellen Williams, Sonny and Barbara Shoun and Dr. Eugene Galloway. A special "thank you" to Life Care Center of Elizabethton and the Nursing Staff of the 3rd Floor at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Grace Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Jim Presnell, 610 Race Street, No. 2, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Wallace to the Grace Baptist Church Building Fund, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Paul G. Williams

   Paul G. Williams, 76, 3045 Holua Place, Honolulu, Hawaii, died Thursday, March 7, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Williams was a native of Johnson City and a son of the late Dewey M. and Mary Crumley Williams.
   Mr. Williams called Carter County his home until he joined the U.S. Navy. He was a 1942 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was a retired electrical engineer and retired from the Naval Shore Electronics Pacific Activities in Pearl Harbor. He was a retired Senior Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He had lived in Hawaii for a number of years.
   Survivors include his wife, Ilima Kauka Williams; a son, Paul K. Williams, of the home; a daughter, Canoe Williams, San Diego, Calif.; three brothers, Dr. Ralph Williams, Bartlesville, Okla., Roger L. Williams, Rustburg, Va., and Ben D. Williams, Alameda, Calif.; four sisters, Mary Anne Houston, Lake City, Fla., Patricia W. Rogers, Orlando, Fla., Betty W. Smalley, Lenoir City, and Fay W. Campbell, Elizabethton.
   Funeral services and interment will be in Honolulu.
   Borthwick Mortuary, Honolulu, is in charge of arrangements.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

March 7, 2002

Martha A. Heatherly

   Mrs. Martha A. Colbaugh Heatherly, 85, 3136 West Cactus Road, Phoenix, Ariz., died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at Glendale Care Center, Glendale, Ariz.
   Mrs. Heatherly was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Willie C. and Nancy Peters Colbaugh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Heatherly, December 22, 1992, three sisters, Eula Faye Colbaugh, Emma May Dean Colbaugh and Magdalene Garland, and two brothers, Dewey E. Colbaugh and Clyde Colbaugh.
   Mrs. Heatherly had lived in Arizona since 1945. She was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two sons, Charles Lloyd Heatherly, Pasadena, Calif., and Luther S. Heatherly, Phoenix, Ariz.; a daughter, Gloria Jean Edmondson, Elizabethton; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two nieces, Sandra Street and Sue Alderson, both of Elizabethton; two nephews, Dewey Colbaugh, Atlanta, Ga., and Roger Colbaugh, San Diego, Calif.; and four sisters-in-law, Verna Peters, Laura Holder and Eva Louise Heatherly, all of Elizabethton, and Eva Heatherly, Roan Mountain.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HEATHERLY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Martha A. Colbaugh Heatherly, 85, 3136 West Cactus Road, Phoenix, Ariz., who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh officiating. Interment will be in the Garland Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Heatherly Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Malone

   Charles "Little Daddy" Malone, 67, 1976 Bristol Highway, Watauga, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Malone was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Robert "Bobby" and Ethel Shipley Malone. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Penny Renee Malone, and by three sisters and four brothers.
   Mr. Malone was a member of Borderview Christian Church. He was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School and received his BS Degree from Steed College of Technology. He was a commissioner of Chinquapin Grove Utility District, a member of MM Martin Lodge #547 F&AM, Knoxville Scottish Rites, Utopia #27 Chapter of Eastern Star Past Patron and a Shriner - Blountville.
   Mr. Malone retired from Holston Defense as a lab analyst after 28 years of service.
   Survivors include his wife, Paulette Humphrey Malone, of the home; a daughter, Ellen Malone, Watauga; and two brothers, Claude "Yo" Malone, Elizabethton, and Jerry "Tom" Malone, Jonesborough. Two aunts, one uncle, several nieces, nephews and cousins, and a special friend, Richard Ward, Watauga, also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   MALONE -- Funeral services for Charles "Little Daddy" Malone, 67, 1976 Bristol Highway, Watauga, who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Ron Marvel, minister, and the Rev. Lanny Street officiating. Masonic services will be conducted by MM Martin Lodge #547 F&AM. Music will be under the direction of Veronica Williams, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at New Bethel Cemetery with Military Honors to be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Mike Malone, Terry Malone, Robert "Bob" Shell, Tommy Shell, Richard Pilk and Gary Shipley. Honorary pallbearers will be Employees of Chinquapin Grove Utility District, 2200 Wing of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital Intensive Care Unit, Housecall Nurses and Physical Therapists, Adventa Hospice, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Dr. Craig Lapham, John Lawson Surgical Group, Pulmonary Associates of East Tennessee PC, Employees of Grand Home Furnishing, Masonic Brothers, Family Advocates and Volunteers of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 1976 Bristol Highway, Watauga, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Malone to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Herbert L. Rutter

   Herbert L. Rutter, 55, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1324 Quarry Road, Shady Valley, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Rutter was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Ciscero and Ivadean Estep Rutter. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lester Rutter.
   Mr. Rutter was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam and also served in the U.S. Army.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Katrina and Larry Black, Wilkesboro, N.C.; three grandchildren, Kristen, Brandon and Ciara Black, all of Wilkesboro, N.C.; six sisters, Margaret Manuel, Phyllis Shepherd and Lois Roark, all of Mountain City, Shelby Hodge and Glenda Shepherd, both of Shady Valley, and Betty Henson, Gray; and three brothers, Sam Rutter and David Rutter, both of Shady Valley, and Larry Rutter, Mountain City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   RUTTER -- Funeral services for Herbert L. Rutter, 55, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 1324 Quarry Road, Shady Valley, who died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. John Cotham, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Richardson Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Special thanks to FMC Dialysis Services of Mountain City. Everyone will meet at 10:50 a.m. Saturday in the parking area at Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church to go to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Shelby Hodge, 1324 Quarry Road, Shady Valley, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

March 6, 2002

Reagan J. Carson

   Reagan John Carson, 89, formerly of 1115 West G. Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Brookhaven Health Care Center, Kingsport, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Carson was a native of Bryson City, N.C., and the son of the late Julius and Hassie Thomas Carson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Effie Hardin Carson, January 12, 2000, and by three sisters and a brother.
   Mr. Carson was a retired superintendent with Summers-Taylor Construction Company. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton.
   Survivors include a daughter, Sue English, Knoxville; a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Joyce Carson, Blountville; two sisters, Mary Cartledge, of Florida, and Evelyn Carson, Huntsville, Ala.; and a brother, Frank Carson, Beckley, W.Va. Six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   CARSON -- Funeral services for Reagan John Carson, 89, formerly of 1115 West G. Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 4, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Ferguson officiating. Music will be by David Arney, organist. Graveside services and entombment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Mary E. Frenz

   Mary Eleanor Frenz, 72, of Leeds, Ala., mother of Charles "Chuck" Smith, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at her residence.
   Survivors, in addition to her son, include a daughter, Rita Loew; three sisters, Nora Ramey, Francis Reszel and Virginia Thompson; and two brothers, Henry Hollis and William Hollis. Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds, Ala., with interment in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kilgroe Funeral Home.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Martha C. Heatherly

   Mrs. Martha Colbaugh Heatherly, 3136 West Cactus Road, Phoenix, Ariz., died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, in Glendale, Ariz.
   Mrs. Heatherly was a native of Carter County and had lived in Arizona since 1945.
   Mrs. Heatherly will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and interment. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Charles Malone

   Charles "Little Daddy" Malone, 67, 1976 Bristol Highway, Watauga, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Veda L. Reeves

   Veda Loretta McDaniel Reeves, 93, of Swainsboro, Ga., formerly of Hampton, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, in Louisville, Ga.
   Mrs. Reeves was a native of Hampton and a daughter of the late Dr. Joseph Alexander and Rhoda Alice Bowers Hardin. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Melvin McDaniel, in 1951, her second husband, Sanford S. Reeves, in 1970, and by four sisters and a brother.
   Mrs. Reeves retired after 22 years as a clerk for the Hampton Post Office. She later resided in Elizabethton and Kingsport before moving to Swainsboro four years ago. She was a member of Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church of Swainsboro, where she was a faithful member of the Naomi Sunday School Class.
   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Darlene and Vaughn Randolph, Kingsport, Jo and Jim Franklin, Johnson City, and Wanda and Gene Arrington, Swainsboro, Ga.; three grandsons, Michael Hutcheson, Conyers, Ga., Mark Randolph, Kingsport, and Alan Randolph, Jackson; five granddaughters, Lynne Landreth, Kingsport, Leslie Emmett, Salisbury, N.C., Jill Graham, Swainsboro, Ga., Jamie Franklin, Chicago, Ill., and Jodie Franklin, Johnson City; a sister, Ruby Elliott, Elizabethton; a half sister, Mary Harris, Elizabethton; a half brother, Joe Hardin, Elizabethton; a stepdaughter, Sue Slade, Collegedale, Ga.; and four stepsons, Glenn McDaniel, Brooklyn, N.Y., Jack McDaniel, Etowah, Bill Reeves and Charles Reeves, both of Elizabethton. Ten great-grandchildren, three nieces and three nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   REEVES -- Funeral services for Veda Loretta McDaniel Reeves, 93, of Swainsboro, Ga., formerly of Hampton, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Lyons, nephew, officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, at Highland Cemetery, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Earl Warnock officiating. Active pallbearers will be Mark Randolph, Allan Randolph, Jim Emmett, Paul Sellers, Bill Sellers and Andy Franklin. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

William A. Wright

   William Albert Wright, 90, 1633 Hillview Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Wright was a native of Carter County and the son of the late William Albert and Bertha Graybeal Wright. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
   Mr. Wright was a retired painter and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include a sister and brother-in-law, Grace and Albert Humphrey, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WRIGHT -- Funeral services for William Albert Wright, 90, 1633 Hillview Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 5, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. A private disposition will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

March 5, 2002

Daisy F. Bailey

   Daisy Furches Bailey, 100, of Pine Ridge Health Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 2002 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at her residence after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Bailey was a native of Telford and had spent most of her life in Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Charles Van Buren Furches and Virginia White Furches and was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Bailey; a daughter, Beverly Jean Lenox; four brothers, Ira, Bill, Robert and Sammy Furches; and two sisters, Anna Gregg and Mary Leta Lick.
   Mrs. Bailey was a member of East Watauga Avenue Baptist Church. Throughout the years, she had taught Sunday school and played the piano.
   Survivors include a brother, Joseph B. Furches, Johnson City, and two granddaughters, Diana Lenox Romano and Jackie Lenox Fostoffer, both of Trenton, N.J. Four great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BAILEY -- Graveside services for Daisy Furches Bailey, 100, of Pine Ridge Health Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 2002 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, who died Monday, March 4, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Roselawn Memory Gardens. The Rev. Mack Houston will officiate with the eulogy given by Michael Hawkins. Interment will follow. Serving as pallbearers will be family members and friends. Mrs. Bailey's family extends a heartfelt "thank you" to the staff of Pine Ridge Health Care Center for caring for her in such a beautiful and special way throughout the years, and for becoming her "extended family." The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, and then go in procession to the cemetery for the graveside service. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Jean Burling

   Mrs. Jean Burling, 90, 306 Range Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a short illness.
   Mrs. Burling was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had resided in Elizabethton since 1943. She was the daughter of the late David Thomas and Mary Grogan Bailiff and was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Burling, in 1990, and five brothers, Spurgeon Bailiff, George Bailiff, Dixon Bailiff, Roe Bailiff and Paul Bailiff.
   Mrs. Burling was a member of Grace Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a son, Charles W. Burling, of the home, and two sisters, Hazel Smith, Banner Elk, N.C., and Maude Horney, Wytheville, Va. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   BURLING -- Funeral services for Mrs. Jean Burling, 90, 306 Range Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 4, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Owens and the Rev. Larry H. Stallard officiating. Music will be led by Gordon Kyte. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, in the Christus Garden of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bob Ross and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Eugene Galloway and the Rev. Clate Briggs. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence of James Bailiff, McClellan Circle, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Reagan Carson

   Reagan Carson, 89, formerly of 1115 West G. Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Brookhaven Health Care Center in Kingsport.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, 101 East F. Street, Elizabethton. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Edna O. James

   Mrs. Edna O. James, 89, formerly of 4468 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mrs. James was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had lived in Carter County for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ellen Eller Norman and was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. James, in 1988; a son, Herman Tate James, in 1950; four brothers, Teddy, Ray, Henry and Willie; and two sisters, Nellie Freeman and Thelma Mast.
   Mrs. James was a member of Elk Valley Baptist Church. She was the former owner and operator of the State Line Gift Shop, which was established in 1939.
   Survivors include two sons, a daughter-in-law, and one fiancé, John B. and Ruth James, Elizabethton, and Raymond C. James and his fiancé, Jane Gentry, Lenoir, N.C.; a daughter, Louellen Goodwin, Hickory, N.C.; two brothers, Herman Norman, Knoxville, and Claude Norman, Morganton, N.C.; two sisters, Annie Cannon, Banner Elk, N.C., and Floy Aldridge, Boone, N.C.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren, including one special great-grandson, Ryan James, Melbourne, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   JAMES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Edna O. James, 89, formerly of 4468 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, March 3, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at East Side Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Howard Messer and the Rev. Mark Simmons officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Henry Campbell, George Greer, Ray Norman, Jewell Williams, Ronnie Oliver, Charles Norman, George Green Jr. and Jim Troutman. Everyone will meet at East Side Free Will Baptist Church at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at East Side Free Will Baptist Church, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral service. Friends may also call at the home of a son, John B. James, 163 E.L. Bowers Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

J.B. Norris

   BOONE, N.C. -- J.B. Norris, 71, of Banner Elk (Foscoe), died Monday, Monday, February 26, 2002, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.
   Mr. Norris was a native of Watauga County and a son of the late Boyd and Lucy Houck Norris. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Robinson Norris; twin sons, John Barry and Jerry Blake Norris; a brother, Glenn Norris; and a sister, Gladys Wyatt Hedgepeth.
   Mr. Norris was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was a retired rural mail carrier after 23 years of service and a former employee of the North Carolina Department of Corrections. He was a member of Foscoe Christian Church where he served as deacon, elder, Sunday School superintendent and teacher, and as chairman of the Board of Trustees.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James Bryan and Teresa Norris, Hampton, Tenn.; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Lois and Bernard Voith, Crownsville, Md., and Mary Lee Triplett, Claremont; and a brother-in-law and his wife, J.B. and Florence Robinson, Boone.
   Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.
     
   NORRIS -- Funeral services for J.B. Norris, 71, of Banner Elk, N.C., (Foscoe), who died Monday, Monday, February 26, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Foscoe Christian Church with Mr. Ken Caswell and Mr. Lance Hostetter, ministers, officiating. Entombment will follow at Mount Lawn Mausoleum in Boone. Honorary pallbearers will be Ivy Clemmer (nurse), the Staff of I.C.U. and the Dialysis Center at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, Dr. Robert Snyder, Dr. Flint Gray and Dr. Russell Taylor, all of Boone, and the deacons and elders of Foscoe Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hampton Funeral Service in Boone. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Foscoe Christian Church Building Fund, 8834 Highway 105 South, Boone, N.C., 28607. Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.

March 4, 2002

Gail P. Anderson

   Gail P. Nave Anderson, 55, of Burton, Mich., died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at Genesys Health Park, Michigan.
   Mrs. Anderson was involved in the Mended Hearts Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Anderson, and two brothers, Jack Nave and Haskell Nave.
   Survivors include two children, Tammy (Brian) Converso and Jeffery Anderson (Tracy Walker); five grandchildren, Kristi, Jamie, Kelsey, Katelyn and Trisha; and a special friend, Carolyn "Connie" Mann.
   Funeral services will be held in Grand Blanc, Mich.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton.

Mack D. Bunting

   Mack D. Bunting, 64, 321 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Bunting was a native of Johnson County and the son of the late Brazil and Fannie Stout Bunting. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Maudine Fritts Bunting, and two brothers, Shelton Bunting and Dana Bunting.
   Mr. Bunting was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Roan Creek Masonic Lodge #679 F&AM.
   Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Lynn and Benjamin Stout, Butler, Terri Bunting, of the home, and Lesa McLaughlin, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BUNTING -- Funeral services for Mack D. Bunting, 64, 321 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Friday, March 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 4, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rick Sweeney, Steve Vannoy and Audrey Taylor. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Larry Schmidt. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Lesa McLaughlin, 1180 Old Bristol Highway, Isaacs Apartments #2, Elizabethton. The family would like to express a special "Thank You" to Dr. Larry Schmidt, a Christian doctor who showed the love of Christ toward our father and us throughout his illness -- Lynn, Terri and Lesa. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Athlene Y. Carr

   Athlene Yvonne "Tootsie" Carr, 63, 291 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Ms. Carr was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late George Lewis. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Jerome Lyons.
   Ms. Carr was a member of Beech Cliff Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two sons, Ronald James Carr, Watauga, and William Lewis Carr, and a special friend, Edith Blackburn, both of Polland, Ind.; and a brother, Wayne Lyons, Johnson City. Six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   CARR -- Funeral services for Athlene Yvonne "Tootsie" Carr, 63, 291 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, March 3, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Hicks officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the funeral service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 until 2 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the funeral service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Tracy J. Herman

   Tracy James Herman, 90, 140 Woodland Drive, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Herman was a native of Watauga County, N.C., but had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late Carroll and Essie Coffey Herman and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Terry Hardin; two granddaughters, Ashley Herman and Lisa Herman; three sisters, Edith Shell, Phyllis Palmer and Fannie Cook; and two brothers, Marvin Herman and George Herman.
   Mr. Herman was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Florence Herman, of the home; four sons, Thomas Herman and Jerry Herman, both of Elizabethton, Tracy A. Herman, Greeneville, and Roy Lynn Herman, Valdese, N.C.; a daughter, Bonnie Sipes, Lenoir, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Bonnie Horton, Unicoi, and Dessie Parker, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   HERMAN -- Funeral services for Tracy James Herman, 90, 140 Woodland Drive, Johnson City, who died Sunday, March 3, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Lyons officiating. Music will be under the direction of Paul and Mildred Wood. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Howell Glover, T.J. Sparks, Louis Bitner, Clarence Burleson, Paul Wood and Tommy Archer. Honorary pallbearers will be the doctors and staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 140 Woodland Drive, Johnson City, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Edna N. James

   Edna Norman James, 89, formerly of Route 8, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 3, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Dorothy B. Swanson

   Mrs. Dorothy Bell Swanson, 71, 207 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Swanson was a native of Elizabethton and a daughter of the late Hobert and Margie Miller Tolley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Norman L. Swanson, in 1971, two sons, Jimmy and David Swanson, and by three sisters and two brothers.
   Mrs. Swanson was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a son, Charles Swanson, Hampton; a daughter, Margaret Mitchem, Elizabethton; a half sister, Phyllis Martin, Johnson City; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Floyd Taylor, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   SWANSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Bell Swanson, 71, 207 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Maines officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Barbara Peters. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Tolley Cemetery, Fairview Community. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Charles Swanson, 192 Mountain View Circle, Hampton. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services have been entrusted to the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Jerry H. Taylor

   Jerry H. "Mull" Taylor, 63, 130 Unaka Subdivision Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Taylor was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Robert L. and Eva Alice White Taylor. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Dean Taylor, Bobby Taylor, Crandal Taylor and Lonnie Taylor.
   Survivors include his wife, Catherine "Kim" Taylor, of the home; three daughters, Melissa Taylor, Jonesborough, Christel Zajbel, West Chester, Ohio, and Sherry Taylor; two sons, Terry Taylor and Jerry "Butch" Taylor, both of Elizabethton; several grandchildren; a brother, Frank Taylor, Elizabethton; and four sisters, Frances "Bunt" Smith, Norma Christine Taylor and Diane Taylor, all of Elizabethton, and June Sue Moore, Tacoma Park, Md. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Jerry H. "Mull" Taylor, 63, 130 Unaka Subdivision Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 2, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Grindstaff Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Lowell Pierce, Jack Presnell, Ricky Lambert, Bill LeBarron, Kelly Taylor and Randy Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Garland, Don Myers, Lawrence Hodge, Ralph Buckles and friends at the Volunteer Market and Big Red's. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 130 Unaka Subdivision Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the charity of your choice in honor of Jerry H. "Mull" Taylor. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

March 3, 2002

Mack D. Bunting

   Mack D. Bunting, 64, 321 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Bunting was a native of Johnson County and the son of the late Brazil and Fannie Stout Bunting. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Shelton Bunting and Dana Bunting.
   Mr. Bunting was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Roan Creek Masonic Lodge #679 F&AM.
   Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Lynn and Benjamin Stout, Butler, Terri Bunting, of the home, and Lesa McLaughlin, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BUNTING -- Funeral services for Mack D. Bunting, 64, 321 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Friday, March 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 4, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rick Sweeney, Steve Vannoy and Audrey Taylor. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Larry Schmidt. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Lesa McLaughlin, 1180 Old Bristol Highway, Isaacs Apartments #2, Elizabethton. The family would like to express a special "Thank You" to Dr. Larry Schmidt, a Christian doctor who showed the love of Christ toward our father and us throughout his illness -- Lynn, Terri and Lesa. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte L. Campbell

   Charlotte Louise Campbell, 83, 2435 Iron Springs Road, Fairfield, Pa., formerly of Elizabethton, died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at Quincy Home & Village, Quincy, Pa.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James L. Campbell Sr. and Elsie Goodwin Campbell. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Walsh, and by 10 brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Campbell had lived in Pennsylvania for the past year. She was a member of Sims Hill Christian Church.
   Survivors include a son, Robert E. Campbell, Johnson City; three daughters, Sandra Kay Berry, Elizabethton, Margie Scalf, Frederick, Md., and Patricia Ann Ballard, Fairfield, Pa.; a sister, Winona McGee, Elizabethton; and two brothers, James L. Campbell Jr., Hampton, and Carson K. Campbell, Johnson City. Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Charlotte Louise Campbell, 83, 2435 Iron Springs Road, Fairfield, Pa., formerly of Elizabethton, who died Thursday, February 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, in the Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Dale Ballard, Keith Gaulding, Leonard Cool and E.A. Bowers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lillia M. Deloach

   Lillia Mae Deloach, 72, 2807 South Roan Street, Johnson City, died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at North Side Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Deloach was a native of Washington County and the daughter of the late John Walter and Mary Naomi Franklin Presley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Duane Deloach, two sisters, Betty Cole and Mary Ellis Fahey, and two brothers, Buster Wayne Presley Jr. and Robert Presley.
   Mrs. Deloach was a member of Cherry Grove Baptist Church. She was a seamstress for Leon Ferenbach and retired from Levi Strauss.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Danny Bishop, Erwin; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary Dean and Maria Deloach, Elizabethton; three sisters, Louvenia Davis, Doris Blankenship and Susan Carter, all of Johnson City; two brothers, Bill Presley, Johnson City, and John Curtis Presley, Carter County; and four grandsons, Travis Bishop, Isaiah Thomas "Ike" Bishop and Daniel Eugene Bishop, all of Erwin, and Garrett Deloach, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Services of Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DELOACH -- Funeral services for Lillia Mae Deloach, 72, 2807 South Roan Street, Johnson City, who died Thursday, February 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers and the Rev. Dallas Gregg officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, at Whitehead Cemetery in Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Eugene Miller, Ricky Davis, Ronnie Miller, Bill Presley, Wayne Deloach and Howard Bailey. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter, Linda Bishop, 520 Washington Street, Erwin, or a brother, Bill Presley, 2807 South Roan Street, Johnson City, at any time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 2513 Wesley Street - Suite #4, Wesley Plaza, Johnson City, TN 37604. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail address tetrickjc@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Deloach have been made through Tetrick Funeral Services of Johnson City, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City.

Ethel H. Gray

   Ethel Hensley Gray, 92, 300 N. Gilmer Park, formerly of Gray, died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at North Side Hospital.
   Mrs. Gray was a native of Washington County and had lived most of her life in this area. She was a daughter of the late James and Margaret Whitaker Hensley and was also preceded in death by her husband, Charlie K. Gray, in 1977, and three sisters, Ilene Harris, Sally Cash and Myrtle Jones.
   Mrs. Gray was a Licensed Practical Nurse, having worked for the Johnson City Eye Hospital in Johnson City. She attended Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Hampton.
   Survivors include a daughter, Betty J. Trent, Johnson City; three grandchildren, Lisa Bunton, Elizabethton, Joey Trent, Gray, and Pam Conner, Greeneville; and four great-grandchildren, Greg Trent, Dustin Trent, Brock Conner and D.J. Conner. Several special nieces and nephews also survive.
   Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521.
  
   GRAY -- Funeral services for Ethel Hensley Gray, 92, 300 N. Gilmer Park, who died Thursday, February 28, 2002, were conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Pastor Dexter Brummitt officiating. Committal services followed at Gray Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Brock Conner, Joey Trent, Scotty Bunton, Tim Trantham, Tom Stiltner, Andy Hixson and Jim Cash. Honorary pallbearers were Greg Trent, Dustin Trent and D.J. Conner. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, was in charge of arrangements.

Blonnie N. Phillips

   Blonnie Nave Phillips, 84, 1265 Catawba Street, Kingsport, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at SunBridge Care and Rehabilitation - Hillside Manor.
   A native of Carter County, she grew up in Elizabethton and graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1936. Blonnie came to Kingsport in 1938. She worked at Holston Ordinance during World War II and later with Parks-Belk for 13 years. She was a charter member of the Opti-Mrs. Club and a member of First Baptist Church of Kingsport.
   Mrs. Phillips was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Phillips, a brother, Harold Nave, and a sister, Florence Hawkins.
   Survivors include a daughter, Anne Phillips, Kingsport; a nephew, Charles Nave, Gray; a great-nephew, Allan Nave; a great-great-nephew, Brandon Nave; and a cousin, Beulah Bowers, Elizabethton.
   Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Blonnie Phillips family.
  
   PHILLIPS -- Funeral services for Blonnie Nave Phillips, 84, 1265 Catawba Street, Kingsport, who went to be with the Lord at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at First Baptist Church of Kingsport with Dr. Ron Davis and the Rev. Mitch Whisnant officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton. Calling hours are from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 West Church Circle, Kingsport, TN 37660. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Blonnie Phillips family.

Dorothy B. Swanson

   Mrs. Dorothy Bell Swanson, 71, 207 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 2, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Swanson was a native of Elizabethton and a daughter of the late Hobert and Margie Miller Tolley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Norman L. Swanson, in 1971.
   Survivors include a son, Charles Swanson, Hampton, and a daughter, Margaret Mitchen, Elizabethton. Nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

March 1, 2002

Rose D. Allshouse

   Rose D. Allshouse, 76, 111 Will Estep Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Allshouse was a native of Akron, Ohio, and had lived in Elizabethton since 1990. She was the daughter of the late Jay and Mattie Smith Grace and was also preceded in death by her husband, Clayton Allshouse Sr., in 1965; a sister, Della Grace; two brothers, Albert Lee Grace and Daniel Grace; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
   Mrs. Allshouse was a retired Nurse's Aide from Stow Nursing Home. She was a member of Akron Baptist Temple.
   Survivors include a daughter, Alice Charlton, Elizabethton; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Ted and Diane Turner, Akron, Ohio, James "J.W." Turner, Elizabethton, and Clayton Allshouse Jr., Akron, Ohio; and a brother and sister-in-law, Lawrence and Evelyn Grace, Vicksburg, Mich. Fourteen grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a very special companion, Jack the puppy, also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ALLSHOUSE -- Funeral services for Rose D. Allshouse, 76, 111 Will Estep Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, February 27, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Ray Scalf and the Rev. Doug Hardin officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Rose Hill Burial Park, Akron, Ohio. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Carr, Randy Bowers, Randy Hill, Jimmy Ray Charlton, Elmer Carden and Carl Whitehead. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Fireside Room of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 111 Will Estep Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte L. Campbell

   Charlotte Louise Campbell, 83, 2435 Iron Springs Road, Fairfield, Pa., died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at Quincy Nursing Home, Quincy, Pa.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James L. Campbell Sr. and Elsie Goodwin Campbell. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Walsh, and by 10 brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Campbell had lived in Pennsylvania for the past year. She was a member of Sims Hill Christian Church.
   Survivors include a son, Robert E. Campbell, Johnson City; three daughters, Sandra Kay Berry, Elizabethton, Margie Scalf, Frederick, Md., and Patricia Ann Ballard, Fairfield, Pa.; a sister, Winona McGee, Elizabethton; and two brothers, James L. Campbell Jr., Hampton, and Carson K. Campbell, Johnson City. Six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
   Mrs. Campbell will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and interment. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Ethel H. Gray

   Ethel Hensley Gray, 92, 300 N. Gilmer Park, formerly of Gray, died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at North Side Hospital.
   Mrs. Gray was a native of Washington County and had lived most of her life in this area. She was a daughter of the late James and Margaret Whitaker Hensley and was also preceded in death by her husband, Charlie K. Gray, in 1977, and three sisters, Ilene Harris, Sally Cash and Myrtle Jones.
   Mrs. Gray was a Licensed Practical Nurse, having worked for the Johnson City Eye Hospital in Johnson City. She attended Piney Grove Baptist Church in Unicoi.
   Survivors include a daughter, Betty J. Trent, Johnson City; three grandchildren, Lisa Bunton, Elizabethton, Joey Trent, Gray, and Pam Conner, Greeneville; and four great-grandchildren, Greg Trent, Dustin Trent, Brock Conner and D.J. Conner. Several special nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GRAY -- Funeral services for Ethel Hensley Gray, 92, 300 N. Gilmer Park, who died Thursday, February 28, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Pastor Dexter Brummitt officiating. Committal services will follow at Gray Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brock Conner, Joey Trent, Scotty Bunton, Tim Trantham, Tom Stiltner, Andy Hicks and Jim Cash. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Trent, Dustin Trent and D.J. Conner. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Charlotte R. Norris

   BOONE, N.C. -- Mrs. Charlotte Robinson Norris, 68, 197 Byrd Street, Banner Elk (Foscoe), died Tuesday, February 26, 2002, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
   Mrs. Norris was a native of Bandana, Mitchell County, and a daughter of the late Bryan and Grace Hughes Robinson. She was also preceded in death by twin sons, John Barry and Jerry Blake Norris, two brothers, Jack Robinson and Boyd Robinson, and two sisters, Mrs. Charlcie Creasman and Mildred Robinson.
   Mrs. Norris was a 1951 graduate of Bowman High School in Bakersville. She was a homemaker and a former employee of Trailway Laundry & Cleaners. She was a member of Foscoe Christian Church.
   Survivors include her husband, J.B. Norris, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, James Bryan and Teresa Norris, Hampton, Tenn.; and a brother and sister-in-law, J.B. and Florence Robinson, Boone. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   NORRIS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Charlotte Robinson Norris, 68, 197 Byrd Street, Banner Elk (Foscoe), N.C., who died Tuesday, February 26, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, in the Hampton Funeral Home Chapel, where the body will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Officiating will be Mr. Ken Caswell and Mr. Lance R. Hostetter, ministers. Entombment will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 until 11 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Foscoe Christian Church Building Fund, 8834 Highway 105 South, Boone, N.C., 28607. Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C., (828) 264-7100, is in charge of arrangements.

Ozella S. Tipton

   Mrs. Ozella Street Tipton, 69, 5021 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, died Thursday, February 28, 2002, at the Center on Aging & Health, Erwin, following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Tipton was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., having lived in Unicoi since 1957. She was the daughter of the late Robert Street Sr. and Stella Street and was also preceded in death by a son, Robert William Tipton, July 17, 1998.
   Mrs. Tipton was a graduate of Clark Business School. She retired from the Department of Public Welfare in 1957. She was a member of Middle District Free Will Baptist Church in Buladean, N.C.
   Survivors include her husband, Ralph E. Tipton; a daughter, Lisa Ann Tipton Aldridge, Unicoi; a son-in-law, Mike Aldridge, Unicoi; a brother, Robert Street Jr., Bakersville, N.C.; a sister-in-law, Becky Street, Bakersville, N.C.; and a grandson, Adam Michael Aldridge. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TIPTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ozella Street Tipton, 69, 5021 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, who died Thursday, February 28, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dallas Cook and the Rev. John A. Jones officiating. Music will be provided by The Young Sisters and Sheila Benedetto. Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Brian Lovelady will serve as honorary pallbearer. The family, ministers and friends may gather at the cemetery by 1:50 p.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 5021 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.