March 31, 2002

Dora L. Ward


   Dora Lea Ward, 97, formerly of Arney Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 29, 2002, at Hillview Health Center.
   Mrs. Ward was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late John and Alice Proffitt Forrester. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Wheeler Ward, a daughter, Anna Mae Ward, two grandsons, David Ward and Jimmy Ward, and by several brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Ward was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Ray and Helen Ward, Jonesborough, and Jim and Brenda Ward, Johnson City; a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Robert Hamby, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Marlene Carr, Elizabethton, Scott Ward, Johnson City, Robert Hamby Jr., Jonesborough, Karen Hughes, Elizabethton, and Terry Hamby, Houston, Texas; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a special niece, Ruth Carden, Hampton; and several other 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
  
   WARD -- Funeral services for Dora Lea Ward, 97, formerly of Arney Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, March 29, 2002, at Hillview Health Center, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Burl Ward and the Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jack Ward, Scott Ward, Bobby Hamby, Eddie Hughes, Tony Carr, David Carl Ward and Darrell Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Sisk, Staff and Residents of Hillview Health Center, Dr. Robert Walter, Dr. David Fenner, Joe Dumic, Jinnie and Jackie. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home Elizabethton. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter, Charlotte Hamby, 2315 Edgewood Avenue, 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.

David E. Hatley

   David E. "Gunsmoke" Hatley, 52, 700 Willow Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Argo, Ala.
   A native of Carter County, David, known to his CB radio friends as "Gunsmoke," was the son of the late Jube Elmer and Hazel Durham Hatley. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis Hatley and Jimmy Hatley, and his father-in-law, Rondal E. Jenkins.
   Mr. Hatley was a truck driver for Brick Delivery.
   Survivors include his wife, Susan J. Hatley, of the home; a son, David E. Hatley, Johnson City; a daugther, Tina Hatley, Jonesborough; his mother-in-law, Katie Jenkins, Elmore, Ala.; two stepdaughters and spouses, Eugenia and Howard Bradford, Greeneville, and Misty and James Bismark of Arkansas; five sisters and spouses, Phyllis and George Roberson, Linda and Carroll "Shorty" Wiseman, Cassie and Mike Baker, all of Elizabethton, Bendi Detta and Bud Widener, Meadowview, Va., and Barbara Anecone, Burlington, Mass.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Kathy Hatley, Midway, and Robert and Ruthie Mitchell, Johnson City; and a host of nieces and nephews. David was joined in death by his beloved granddaughter, Kelsey Guy.
   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

Kelsey R. Guy

   Kelsey Renee Guy, 10, 3840 Ottway Road, Greeneville, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, in an automobile accident with her grandfather, David E. Hatley, in Argo, Ala.
   A native of Carter County, currently residing in Greeneville, Kelsey was the daughter of Eugenia Renee Bradford, Greeneville, and Michael David Guy, Butler.
   Kelsey was a fifth grade honor student at Ottway Elementary School in Greeneville and had made the baseball team for this summer. She also attended Ottway Methodist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her stepfather, Howard Bradford, of the home; two stepbrothers, Sylas Bradford and Tyler Coe, both of Greeneville; two grandmothers, Susan Hatley, Elizabethton, and Linda Guy, Butler; two great-grandmothers, Katie Jenkins of Alabama and Lois Guy, Butler; her stepgrandparents, Floyd and Francis Bradford, Elizabethton, and Howard and Katherine West, Greeneville; two great-uncles, Ron Jenkins, Hampton, and Gregg Jenkins of Alabama; seven cousins, Mike Jenkins, Randy Jenkins, Josh Jenkins, Chelsie and Katie Jenkins, all of Elizabethton, and Amanda and Brandie Dugger, both of Butler; her grandfather, Tommy Absher, Elizabethton; an aunt and uncle, Lisa and Jerry Dugger; and special friends, Leanna Ledford and Ruth Elliott, both of 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

HATLEY & GUY -- Joint funeral services for David E. "Gunsmoke" Hatley, 52, 700 Willow Street, Elizabethton, and Kelsey Renee Guy, 10, 3840 Ottway Road, Greeneville, who died Thursday, March 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ben Johnson, soloist, and Trilla Little, organist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Wilson Cemetery. Active pallbearers for David Hatley will be John Denham, Rex Denham, Mark Ornduff, Keith Carr, Glenn Ray Wiseman and Jube Hatley. Honorary pallbearers for David E. Hatley will be R.C. James, Jerry Street, Carroll Wiseman, Tom Franklin, Brick Delivery and General Shale, Harold Hatley, Michael Wiseman, Wayne Rouse and Raymond Holtsclaw. Active pallbearers for Kelsey Renee Guy will be Mike Jenkins, Randy Jenkins, Tommy Absher, Ron Jenkins, Greg Jenkins and LeAnn Perry. Everyone will meet at the funeral home chapel at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends for David and Kelsey from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of Susan J. Hatley, 700 Willow Street, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a sister, Linda Wiseman, 232 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

March 29, 2002

Oscar O. Johnson


   Oscar Olen Johnson, 79, 5155 Old Shell Road, Mobile, Ala., died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Elizabethton, where he grew up in the Lynn Valley community, and had been a resident of Mobile, Ala., since 1950. He was a son of the late James Weyman and Elsie Caroline Hampton Johnson and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Johnson and Grady Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson was the retired owner and operator of Johnson's Garage, Mobile. He was a graduate of Elizabethton (TN) High School and Northeast Junior College, Monroe, La. , and was a World War II Army veteran, where he served in the European Theater. He was a Methodist.
   Survivors include his wife, Blanche Miller Johnson, and a sister, Dorothy Vee Johnson Nave, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Oscar Olen Johnson, 79, 5155 Old Shell Road, Mobile, Ala., who died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 29, from the West Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Dr. Roland Brown officiating. Committal services and interment will follow at Mountain Home National Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the Kingsport VFW Post #3382. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Melton, Jess Miller Jr., Kevin Melton, Richard Street, Montie Nelson and Wayne Strong. The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, Wesley Plaza Suite 2, 2513 Wesley Street, Johnson City, TN 37601. Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Arthur Nelson

   Arthur Nelson, 61, 9367 Highway 19-E, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center Hospital.
   Mr. Nelson was a native of Miami, Fla., and the son of the late George and Emily D'Vere Nelson.
   Mr. Nelson was a security guard and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Vietnam.
   Survivors include a very special friend, Linda J. Martin, of the home.
   Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Ritchie Cemetery in Elizabethton. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to friends via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com.
   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

Lucy P. Rasar

   Mrs. Lucy P. Rasar, 77, 1727 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at the home of her son, Byrl Holt, 124 Rex Shoun Road, Elizabethton, following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Rasar was a native of Newport and had lived in Carter County most of her life. She was a daughter of the late William D. and Bessie Turner Palmer and was also preceded in death by her husband, George W. Rasar Sr., a sister, Evelyn Williams, a brother, B.W. Palmer, and a half brother, Stewart Driskill.
   Mrs. Rasar was a member of Unaka Baptist Church. She was a former hairdresser.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Byrl Darrell and Glenda Shoun Holt, 124 Rex Shoun Road, Elizabethton; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Sheila J. and Leniar Ballard, Stafford, Va.; and a grandson, Richard D. Holt, Elizabethton. Several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Graveside services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, at Flowers Grove Church in Newport with the Rev. Eric Heaton officiating. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 11:25 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Tetrick Funeral Home, 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

March 28, 2002

Billy J. Berry

   Billy Jack Berry, 63, 113 Oscar Johnson Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Berry was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Clarence and Erma Oliver Berry.
   Mr. Berry was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was employed as a truck driver with Flanary and Sons Trucking Company, Church Hill. He served in the United States Army and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Toosie Hazelwood Berry; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Terri Berry and Ray and Becky Harmon, all of Hampton; a daughter, Bobbie Harmon, Daytona Beach, Fla.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Maxine and Buster Arnold, Elizabethton, and Shirley and Ray Long, San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Robert James Berry, Elizabethton; three grandsons, Cole Harmon, Adam Berry and Billy Berry; a granddaughter, Caley Harmon; and his mother-in-law, Nell Hazelwood, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BERRY -- Funeral services for Billy Jack Berry, 63, 113 Oscar Johnson Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Micky Beal and the Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. Music will be provided by Karl Lee Hazelwood. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Graveside Honors to be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, will be David Grindstaff, David Nave, David Street, David Whisnant, Mike Estep, Fred Simerly, Randy Hazelwood, Robin Hazelwood, Donnie Carden and Coy Guy. Honorary pallbearers will be Kail Hazelwood, Art Stephen, Sam Grindstaff, Wade Hampton, his brothers-in-law, drivers of Flanary and Sons Trucking Company, drivers of Richard Diehl Trucking Company, a special nephew, Joshua Pate, and all close friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Saturday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Berry Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle I. Campbell

   Mrs. Myrtle I. Campbell, 90, 194 Campbell Rash Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Bland, Va., and a daughter of the late John Richard and Rebecca Elizabeth Hutchins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Campbell, October 1, 1988, and by two infant sons, four brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Campbell had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. She was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Patricia Campbell, Mount Carmel; a brother, Harry Hutchins, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Renee Wilson and Juli Campbell, both of Knoxville, Missy Greene, Jon Campbell and Scott Campbell, all of Elizabethton; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and three special friends, Ruble Campbell, Wilma Campbell and Carol Williams.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Graveside services for Mrs. Myrtle I. Campbell, 90, 194 Campbell Rash Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 25, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Estel Williams and Pastor Dale Greenwell officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, will be Scott Campbell, Kyler Wilson, Ferrell Hutchins, Bill Campbell, Jerry Williams, George Campbell, Charlie Campbell and Randall Hutchins. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Greene Jr., William Durrill, John Stansberry, John Hutchins, Leonard Campbell, Brandon Campbell, Jared Campbell and members of Hunter United Methodist Church. Friends may call at the funeral home or at her residence at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Campbell to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William R. Hodge

   William Ralph Hodge, 67, 106 Boyd Street, Johnson City, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Hodge was a native of Johnson County but had lived in this area for the past 23 years. He was the son of the late Jacob and Molly Hodge and was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jean "Cookie" Hodge, and several brothers and sisters.
   Mr. Hodge attended Roan Hill Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Tammy and Bobby Ferguson, Jonesborough, and Joyce Ann and Jerold Roark, Mountain City; a granddaughter, Tasha Sanders, Johnson City; a sister, Anna Mae Dowell, Trade; and two brothers, Ray Hodge, Hampton, and Jacob Smith "J.S." Hodge, Rockingham, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 29, with the memorial service following at 8 p.m. at Snyder's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Leukemia Research Foundation, 820 Davis Street, Suite 420, Evanston, IL 60201.
   Serving the William Ralph Hodge Family is Snyder's Funeral Home, 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray, (423) 477-7911; 239-5671.

Oscar O. Johnson

   Oscar Ohlen Johnson, 79, 5155 Old Shell Road, Mobile, Ala., died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 27, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Elizabethton, where he grew up in the Lynn Valley community, and had been a resident of Mobile, Ala., since 1950. He was a son of the late James Weyman and Elsie Caroline Hampton Johnson and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Johnson and Grady Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson was the retired owner and operator of Johnson's Garage, Mobile. He was a graduate of Elizabethton (TN) High School and Northeast Junior College, Monroe, La. , and was a World War II Army veteran, where he served in the European Theater. He was a Methodist.
   Survivors include his wife, Blanche Miller Johnson, and a sister, Dorothy Vee Johnson Nave, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth W. Kirbo


   Kenneth Wayne Kirbo, 68, 260 C. Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, in the Emergency Room of Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Kirbo was a native of Carter County, Okla., and a son of the late Duke and Lydia Swartz Kirbo.
   Mr. Kirbo had lived in Carter County, Tenn., since 1974. He retired from the United States Army after 21 years, having retired December 31, 1974 as a Sgt. First Class. He also retired from the Building Management Department of the VA Medical Center in 1991. He was a member of the Senior Bowling League, Holiday Lanes, Johnson City, and a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Josie Grindstaff Kirbo; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Janie Kirbo, Asheville, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and John Reeder, Atlanta, Ga.; a brother, Jack Kirbo, Magazine, Ark.; two sisters, Opal Prentice, Hemet, Calif., and Thelma Thackett, Port Orchard, Wash.; and three grandchildren, Joshua Kirbo, Mia Kirbo and Sarah Reeder.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   KIRBO -- Funeral services for Kenneth Wayne Kirbo, 68, 260 C. Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 27, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Burl Garland and Dr. Dennis Deese officiating. Music will be provided by Kenneth Miller and Sue Bowers. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, in the Grindstaff Cemetery with the Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Active pallbearers and Military Graveside Honors will be by the Burial Detail from Fort Campbell, Ky. Honorary pallbearers will be the Bible Sunday School Class of Hunter First 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 1:55 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Kirbo Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ellen L. McLean

   PERU, Ind. -- Ellen L. McLean, 86, 14 S. Wayne Street, Peru, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. McLean a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and the daughter of the late Andy Sims and Hattie Guinn. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul McLean, November 3, 1970, and by three sisters and a brother.
   Mrs. McLean had resided in Roann, Ind., from 1965-1970 and in Peru since 1970. She retired in 1980 from U.S. Gypsum, Wabash, with 29 years of service.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Judy McLean, Wabash, and two grandsons and a granddaughter-in-law, Christopher "Chris" McLean and Joel and Jeriann McLean, all of Wabash. Five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson also survive.
   Funeral services and interment will be conducted Friday, March 29, in Roann.
   Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, Roann, Ind., (765) 833-5591, is in charge of arrangements.

March 27, 2002

Billy Berry

   Billy Berry, 113 Oscar Johnson Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Myrtle I. Campbell

   Mrs. Myrtle I. Campbell, 90, 194 Campbell Rash Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Bland, Va., and a daughter of the late John Richard and Rebecca Elizabeth Hutchins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Campbell, October 1, 1988, and by two infant sons, four brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Campbell had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. She was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Patricia Campbell, Mount Carmel; a brother, Harry Hutchins, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Renee Wilson and Juli Campbell, both of Knoxville, Missy Greene, Jon Campbell and Scott Campbell, all of Elizabethton; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and three special friends, Ruble Campbell, Wilma Campbell and Carol Williams.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Graveside services for Mrs. Myrtle I. Campbell, 90, 194 Campbell Rash Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 25, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Estel Williams and Pastor Dale Greenwell officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, will be Scott Campbell, Kyler Wilson, Ferrell Hutchins, Bill Campbell, Jerry Williams, George Campbell, Charlie Campbell and Randall Hutchins. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Greene Jr., William Durrill, John Stansberry, John Hutchins, Leonard Campbell, Brandon Campbell, Jared Campbell and members of Hunter United Methodist Church. Friends may call at the funeral home or at her residence at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Maude C. Luther

   Mrs. Maude Carter Luther, 95, 215 West F Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a short illness.
   Mrs. Luther was a native of Randolph County, N.C., and had resided in Elizabethton since 1945. She was the daughter of the late Will T. and Dora Miller Carter and was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert L. Luther, in 1997, and by three brothers and three sisters.
   Mrs. Luther received her teacher's certificate from Appalachian State, Boone, N.C., and taught in a one-room school in North Carolina. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Susan Wesley Sunday School Class and the United Methodist Women.
   Survivors include three daughters and a son-in-law, Caroline and Floyd Lockett, Johnson City, JoAnn Luther Oakley, Elizabethton, and Helen Taibi Ottinger, of the home; and six grandchildren, Linda L. Robertson, Marietta, Ga., Lucy L. Gallo, Durham, N.C., Nancy Oakley and John Oakley, both of Elizabethton, Kimberly Delaney, Concord, N.C., and Christopher Ottinger, Woodstock, Ga. Six great-grandchildren also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   LUTHER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Maude Carter Luther, 95, 215 West F Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Dr. Ken LaDuke and the Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. Music will be by Jon Shell, bagpiper. Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bill Armstrong, Richard Grindstaff, Gayle Hood, Dude LaPorte, Millard Day, Will McNeely, Jeremy LaDuke and Johnny Geagley. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Harrison, loyal friends of First United Methodist Church, the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. 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

Lena B. Presley

   Lena B. Presley, 85, formerly of Bishop Hollow, died Monday, March 25, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Presley was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Daniel and Mattie Lewis Bowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Presley, in 1969, a son, Charles Leroy Presley, and a grandson, Robert Stout.
   Mrs. Presley was of the Baptist faith and was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tina and James Stout, Elizabethton; four grandchildren and spouses, Mary Ann and Ken Cryer of Washington, Bo and Cindy Stout, Elizabethton, Margaret Grindstaff, Hampton, and Cathy Holt, Elizabethton; and 10 great-grandchildren, Rachel, Jamie, Kayla, Jessie, Jessica, Brandon, Amber, Jaclyn, Justin and Cody. 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
  
   PRESLEY -- Funeral services for Lena B. Presley, 85, formerly of Bishop Hollow, who died Monday, March 25, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Duncan officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, at Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Stout, Ken Cryer and James D. Stout. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the home of her daughter, Tina Stout, 1833 Highway 91, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations 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.

March 26, 2002

Myrtle Campbell

   Mrs. Myrtle Campbell, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, died there Monday, March 25, 2002.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Leroy Morrison

   Leroy Morrison, 76, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Morrison was a native of Marion County, Ind., and a son of the late Everett and Minnie Scott Morrison. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Blackburn.
   Mr. Morrison had lived in Elizabethton since 1958. He was a retired construction worker from Summers-Taylor Inc., and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Willa Mae Irick Morrison; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jeanette and Ken Dugger and Cynthia and Dwight Treadway, all of Elizabethton, and Jamie Morrison, of the home; a brother, Paul Morrison, Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Delores Schuller, Judy Coleman and Billie Morrison, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a special friend, Jacque Caldwell. Eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MORRISON -- Graveside services for Leroy Morrison, 76, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 23, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. David Irick, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be Richard
  "Jar Fly" Dugger, Darrell Irick, Jim Andrews, Adrian Dugger, Aaron Dugger, Jimmy Blackburn, Nathaniel Treadway and Zachariah Treadway. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. James Shipley, Dr. Jerry Gastineau, Linda Holly, Sheila McKinney, Donna Smith, Clay Swift, Carolyn Pritchard, Jeanette Whaley, Jack Campbell, Harmon Hardin and the Nursing Staff of the 3rd Floor at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Friends may call at the residence or at the funeral home at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Morrison Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Scotty L. Perry II

   Scotty Lynn Perry II, two-month-old infant son of Lori Turner McManaway and Scott Lynn Perry, 311 South Roan Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at his residence.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a brother, Bryce Turner McManaway, of the home; a sister, Allison Perry, Elizabethton; his paternal grandparents, Clarence and Debbie Perry, and his paternal grandmother, Mary Huffman, all of Elizabethton; his maternal grandparents, Paul and Flora Turner, Elizabethton; his great-grandparents, Helen and Larry Taunton, Elizabethton; two uncles, Michael Perry and Davis Hoss, both of Elizabethton; a cousin, Shalee Perry, Elizabethton; and two special friends, Erica Treadway and Wanda Lane, both of 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
  
   PERRY -- Graveside services for Scotty Lynn Perry II, two-month-old infant son of Lori Turner McManaway and Scott Lynn Perry, 311 South Roan Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, March 22, 2002, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Jones Cemetery, Bluff City, with Mr. John Smith, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, and at the residence of Clarence and Debbie Perry, 611 Willow Street, Elizabethton, or Paul and Flora Turner, 311 South Roan Street, 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.

Lena Presley

   Lena Presley, 85, formerly of Bishop Hollow, died Monday, March 25, 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

Gary Smith

   Gary Smith, 45, Spanish Oak Road, Newland, N.C., died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital, Lenoir, N.C.
   Mr. Smith was a native of Bluefield, W.Va., and a son of Andrew and Dorothy Carpenter Smith, Banner Elk, N.C.
   Mr. Smith was employed in the Maintenance Department at Highlands, Sugar Mountain. He attended the Church of Christ.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include four sons, Daniel Smith, Roan Mountain, Andy Smith, Lenoir, N.C., Brian Smith and Jonathan Smith, both of Newland, N.C.; two sisters, Patricia Ann Smith, Banner Elk, N.C., and Shirley Hughes, Elizabethton; a twin brother, Greg Smith, Elk Park, N.C.; a special nephew, Michael Smith; and a special niece, Teri Hughes.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Gary Smith, 45, Spanish Oak Road, Newland, N.C., who died Sunday, March 24, 2002, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Newland Church of Jesus Christ with Pastor David Atkins and Pastor David Burnop officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Cranberry Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Highland, Sugar Mountain. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Newland Church of Jesus Christ. Friends may also call at the residence of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Smith, 1260 Balm Highway, Banner Elk, N.C. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Smith Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 25, 2002

Leroy Morrison

   Leroy Morrison, 76, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Morrison was a native of Marion County, Ind., and a son of the late Everett and Minnie Scott Morrison. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Blackburn.
   Mr. Morrison had lived in Elizabethton since 1958. He was a retired construction worker from Summers-Taylor Inc., and was of the Baptist faith. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Willa Mae Irick Morrison; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Jeanette and Ken Dugger and Cynthia and Dwight Treadway, all of Elizabethton, and Jamie Morrison, of the home; a brother, Paul Morrison, Indianapolis, Ind.; three sisters, Delores Schuller, Judy Coleman and Billie Morrison, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a special friend, Jacque Caldwell. Eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MORRISON -- Graveside services for Leroy Morrison, 76, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 23, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. David Irick, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be Richard
  "Jar Fly" Dugger, Darrell Irick, Jim Andrews, Adrian Dugger, Aaron Dugger, Jimmy Blackburn, Nathaniel Treadway and Zachariah Treadway. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. James Shipley, Dr. Jerry Gastineau, Linda Holly, Sheila McKinney, Donna Smith, Carolyn Pritchard, Jeanette Whaley, Jack Campbell, Harmon Hardin and the Nursing Staff of the 3rd Floor at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Friends may call at the residence or at the funeral home at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Morrison Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Asa C. Palmer

   KNOXVILLE -- Asa Clifton Palmer, 68, of Knoxville, died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Specialty Select Hospital at St. Mary's.
   Mr. Palmer was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and an active member of Beaverdale Baptist Church, serving as chairman of the Deacon Board and church treasurer at the time of his death. He was a 30-year employee of Overnite Transport.
   Mr. Palmer was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Maude Palmer; two brothers, Donnie and Alton Palmer; three sisters, Nellie Palmer, Mabel Johnson and Edith Morgan; and a brother-in-law, Carl Jarrett.
   Survivors include his wife, Margaret Jarrett Palmer, Knoxville; a daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Arch S. Jones, Knoxville; a daughter, Judy Palmer, Knoxville; grandchildren, Keith Hawkins, Carolyn Hawkins and Melissa Jones, all of Knoxville, Arch C. Jones and Kate Jones, Johnson City; brothers-in-law, Mack, George, Ralph, Tommy, Dickie and Dana Lee Jarrett; many nieces and nephews and also the Beaverdale Church Family.
   Mynatt Funeral Home, 2829 Rennoc Road, Knoxville, (865) 688-2331, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PALMER -- Graveside services for Asa Clifton Palmer, 68, of Knoxville, who died Sunday, March 24, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Palmer Cemetery, Orchard Road, Elk Park, N.C., with the Rev. Randy Webb officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Beaverdale Baptist Church as well as from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain. A special thank you from the family to the office staff of Dr. Steve Reed, St. Mary's COU Staff, Specialty Select Hospital Staff, Dr. Steve Reed & Associates, Dr. Bruce Henschen & Associates and Dr. James Ogrodowski and Associates. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaverdale Baptist Church Building Fund, 1701 Cunningham Road, Knoxville, TN 37918. Mynatt Funeral Home, Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.

March 24, 2002

Micah W. Campbell

   Micah Wayne Campbell, infant son of William S. and Brandy Ann Miller Campbell, 192 Starnes Road, Telford, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Shirley Louise Campbell.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Vickie Miller, and his paternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Arthur Roy and Patricia Campbell.
   Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, at Sulphur Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Broyles officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family via our e-mail address tetrickjc@funeral-plans.com.
   Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Peggy J. Lasser

   Peggy J. Porter Lasser, 70, of Bradenton, Fla., died there Monday, March 11, 2002.
   Mrs. Lasser was a native of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Rab and Bonnie Peregoy Nave.
   Mrs. Lasser was a 1949 graduate of Elizabethton High School and lived in Elizabethton until she married and moved to New York. She moved to Bradenton in 1968 from New Jersey.
   She was a member of the Manatee Kiwanis Club, a counselor at Just For Girls, a volunteer for Serteens Club and a Girl Scout Leader. She was a former member of the Board of Realtors and a member of the Women's Council of Realtors. She was a member of the First Church of God, Bradenton.
   Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie Lasser-Nadeau, Barbara Lasser and Brenda Braden, all of Bradenton, Fla.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and cousins.
   Funeral and interment was Friday, March 15, in Bradenton.
   Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of God Building Fund, 2520 43rd Street, W., Bradenton, FL 34209.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Mrs. E.G. (Kathleen A.) Price

   Mrs. E.G. (Kathleen A.) Price, 94, formerly of 201 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Price was a native of Lenoir City, Tenn., and the daughter of the late Luther and Daisy McCloud Lee. She was also preceded in death by her husband, E.G. Price, and three brothers, Howard Lee, Ross Lee and Bruce Lee.
   Mrs. Price was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton and was a homemaker. She was an avid church worker and church librarian. She was a Pink Lady for 40 years and was a Red Cross Blood Bank worker.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Ramsey Pollard, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, J.L. and Janice Price, Seneca, S.C.; five grandchildren and spouses, Kathy and Henry Lux, Woodbridge, Va., Sarah and Gary Moore, Orlando, Fla., Ann Pollard, Orlando, Fla., Deborah and Jeffrey Bowman, Short Hills, N.J., and Tara and Matt Miller, Powell, Ohio; eight great-grandchildren; a special niece, Merle Price, Johnson City; and a special nephew, George Lee, Herndon, Va. Several other 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
  
   PRICE -- Funeral services for Mrs. E.G. (Kathleen A.) Price, 94, formerly of 201 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, March 21, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be under the direction of Sarah Moore, soloist, and Fred Goodwin, organist. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Patsy and Ramsey Pollard, 201 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials may make donations to Carson-Newman College, Box 71937, Jefferson City, TN 37760. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy K. Vines

   Mrs. Nancy Kate Vines, 85, 123 River Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Pine Ridge Care Center.
   Mrs. Vines was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Ross and Lillie Goodwin Miller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Vines, in 1965, and by nine brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Vines had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. She was retired from the Housekeeping Department of the former Carter County Memorial Hospital and was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Harry and Phyllis Vines and Teddy and Brenda Vines, all of Elizabethton, and two daughters and sons-in-law, Myrtle and Eugene Stroud, Florence, Ore., and Vada and Larry Graybeal, Elizabethton. Seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   VINES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Kate Vines, 85, 123 River Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 23, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Kenneth Caswell, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Simerly Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Vada and Larry Graybeal, 125 River Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Vines Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 22, 2002

Elbert J. Clemons

   Elbert J. Clemons, 88, 157 Camelot Court, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Clemons was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Joe and Catherine Crowe Clemons. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine Montgomery and Gladys Spitzer, a brother, Haskel "Bo" Clemons, and a great-grandchild.
   Mr. Clemons was a member and former deacon of Hunter First Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include his wife, Okie Mae Clemons, of the home; a son, Roger Clemons, Elizabethton; two daughters, Wilma Honeycutt and Brenda Smith, both of Elizabethton; nine grandchildren, Stephen Honeycutt of Texas, Rachael Williams, Watauga, Andy Honeycutt, Johnson City, Thomas Clemons, Elizabethton, Tracy Clemons, Elizabethton, Scott Clemons, Johnson City, Christopher Smith, Elizabethton, Melanie Smith, Elizabethton, and Marc Clemons of England; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Ray Clemons, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Virginia Colbaugh, Alma Colbaugh and Sarah Dial, all of 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
  
   CLEMONS -- Funeral services for Elbert J. Clemons, 88, 157 Camelot Court, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, March 21, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Eric Eggers and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Dennis Deese officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Hunter First Baptist Church and employees of Adventa Hospice. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 157 Camelot Court, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Hunter First Baptist Church Building Fund, 693 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 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.

Mrs. E.G. (Kathleen A.) Price

   Mrs. E.G. (Kathleen A.) Price, 94, formerly of 201 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 21, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following lengthy 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

March 21, 2002

Worley M. Nave Jr.

   Worley M. Nave Jr., 63, 144 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Nave was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Worley M. Nave Sr. and Bonnie Stout Nave.
   Mr. Nave was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation for 30 years and most recently of the Harris-Tarkett Company. He was a member of Siam Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Catherine Hardin Nave, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Brady M. and Linda Nave, Elizabethton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joann Rash and Della and Richard Duvault, all of Elizabethton, and Dorothy and James Lett, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Ruth Nave, Elizabethton; and two stepgrandchildren, Sam Phillips and Reva Phillips, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Worley M. Nave Jr., 63, 144 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Roddy and the Rev. Steve Burleson officiating. Music will be by Bill Anderson. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 22, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Gary Claymon, Phillip Paul Claymon, Lynn Rash, Daniel Carrico, Samuel Carrico, Kevin Grindstaff, Dennis Erwin, Roger Hardin, Howell Carrico and James Hardin. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Siam Baptist Church, Dan Crowe's Sunday School Class of Siam Baptist Church and Martin Nave. A special "thank you" to Dr. Stephen Fry, Dr. Tony Haley, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Dr. Shobha Hiremagalur and JCMC Hospice. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 144 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. To those who prefer, memorials may be made to Siam Baptist Church, 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the JCMC Hospice, 1807 W. Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37601. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Nave family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

March 20, 2002

Herbert D. Horne Jr.

   Herbert David "Bud" Horne Jr., 47, 360 Corner Road, Mountain City, died Monday, March 18, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Horne was a native of Baltimore, Md., but had made his home in Johnson County most of his life. He was a son of the late Herbert David Horne Sr. and Alease Lois Horne.
   Mr. Horne was owner and operator of Horne's Auto Sales. He attended First Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Diana Cress Horne, of the home; a daughter, Angela Cornett, Mountain City; a son, Bronson Pardue, Zionville, N.C.; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Susan and Rick Hicks, Mountain City, Jane and Larry Miller, Zionville, N.C., and Dorthy and Terry Matheson, Mountain City; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Charlie and Betty Ann Horne and Tom Horne, all of Mountain City; and two special grandsons, Joshia Cornett and Christopher Hux, both of Mountain City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com at hux-lipford
  
   HORNE -- Funeral services for Herbert David "Bud" Horne Jr., 47, 360 Corner Road, Mountain City, who died Monday, March 18, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at First Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Frank Woods officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jerry Horne and David and Donna Pardue. Entombment services will be held at 12 noon Friday, March 22, in the Sunset Mausoleum of Love, Sunset Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tim Cook, Sonny Gambill, Bob Horn, Wayne Sams, Larry Wallace, Wes Davidson, Joe Proffitt and Jerry Horn. Honorary pallbearers will be Clyde Miller, Tom Payne, Kenny Cornett, the Rev. Dwight Adams, Cecil Farmer, Dr. Timothy Edmisten and Dr. Flint Gray. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at First Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 360 Corner Road, Mountain City, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at Hux-Lipford@funeral-plans.com. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Worley M. Nave Jr.

   Worley M. Nave Jr., 63, 144 Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 19, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Nave was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Worley M. Nave Sr. and Bonnie Stout Nave.
   Mr. Nave was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation for 30 years and most recently of the Harris-Tarkett Company. He was a member of Siam Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Catherine Nave, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Brady M. and Linda Nave, Elizabethton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joann Rash and Della and Richard Duvault, all of Elizabethton, and Dorothy and James Lett, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, James and Ruth Nave, Elizabethton; and two stepgrandchildren, Sam Phillips and Reva Phillips, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

March 19, 2002

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March 18, 2002

Ruby K. Bare

   Ruby Kate Roberson Bare, 92, formerly of 1608 Dixon Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Bare was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late John Tipton and Mattie Deloach Roberson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Bare, a son, Billy Jack Bare, two grandchildren, Barry Frasier and Juliet Hicks, two great-grandchildren, Hannah Kate Stang and Jacob Samuel Bare, and several brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Bare was a member of Harmony Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Glen and Brenda Bare and Johnny and Martha Bare, all of Johnson City, and Ray and Glenda Bare, Jamestown, La.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Luther Roberts, Sparta, Tenn., and Linda Carter and Ed Odom, Elizabethton; 17 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Hazel Roberson, Elizabethton, and Myrtle Crowe, Johnson 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
  
   BARE -- Funeral services for Ruby Kate Roberson Bare, 92, formerly of 1608 Dixon Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 16, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Hauser and the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rick Sweeney and Mrs. Ethel Davidson. Interment will follow the funeral service at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Scotty Bare, Richard Carter, Gary Bare, John Bare, Anthony Bare and Randall Bare. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors of Mrs. Bare. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a daughter, Linda Carter, 1608 Dixon Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Friends may also visit the residence of a son, Glen Bare, 134 Roberts Lane (Happy 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.

Juanita D. Baumgardner

   Juanita Dorothy Baumgardner, 78, 1300 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Baumgardner was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William Clarence and Clara Ella Slagle Davis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William "Woody" Baumgardner, April 7, 2000.
   Mrs. Baumgardner was a 1941 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a member of Slagles United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Margaret and Sherrill Honeycutt, Marion Stanley and Dorothy and Roger Stevens, all of Elizabethton; a sister, Elva Hartley, Elizabethton; a brother, William Lon Davis, Watauga; three grandsons, Doug Stanley and his wife, Michelle, Elizabethton, Eric Baumgardner and Cody Baumgardner; a great-grandson, Jared Stanley; and a special little friend, Jennifer Keller. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BAUMGARDNER -- Funeral services for Juanita Dorothy Baumgardner, 78, 1300 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 16, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Slagles United Methodist Church with the Rev. Joe Manis officiating. Music will be provided by Bobby McGee. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday, will be Matt Croy, Craig Croy, Calvin Hyder, Grant Colbaugh, Kenny Kelly and Jeff Crowe. The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Marion Stanley, 293 Old Watauga Road, Elizabethton. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Baumgardner Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie M. Horton

   Bonnie M. Horton, 88, 121 Jack Horton Road, Unicoi, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Horton was a native of Watauga County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Carroll Marvin and Essie Coffey Harmon. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Tracy Herman, her first husband, Hunter Perry, and several other brothers and sisters.
   Mrs. Horton attended Unicoi Christian Church. She was a retired owner and operator of The Country Store in Unicoi.
   Survivors include her husband, Jack Horton, of the home; three daughters, Willa Dean Jacobs, Cary, N.C., Janet Winn, Glen Burnie, Md., and Alice Kelly of California; and a sister, Dessie Parker, Elizabethton. Ten grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 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
  
   HORTON -- Funeral services for Bonnie M. Horton, 88, 121 Jack Horton Road, Unicoi, who died Sunday, March 17, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Ed Hayes, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, great-grandsons and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Howard Gouge, Bill Jones, Tim Moore and Glen Studinger. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday 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.

Bobby J. Lyons

   Bobby Jack Lyons, 44, 1461 Elizabethton Highway, Bluff City, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Lyons was a native of Carter County. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Edward Lyons and Danny Ray Lyons.
   Survivors include his father, Jack Lyons, of the home; his mother, Christine Sigmon Butterfield, Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Connie Lee Lyons, Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Johnny Ray Lyons, Jonesborough; a half brother, Billy Jack Lyons, Elizabethton; a half sister, Julie Taylor, Johnson City; and four aunts, Helen Richards, Nancy Lingerfelt, Ruby Nance and Martha Ward.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LYONS -- Graveside services and interment for Bobby Jack Lyons, 44, 1461 Elizabethton Highway, Bluff City, who died Sunday, March 17, 2002, will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in the Chinquapin Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Wilson officiating. Music will be provided by The Travel Pilgrims. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his father. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Lyons Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Clarence Tolley

   Clarence Tolley, 78, 112 Clarence Tolley Lane, Scioto Community, Unicoi, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Tolley was a native of Carter County and had lived in Unicoi County for the past 60 years. He was a son of the late Dock and Jane Moore Tolley and was also preceded in death by two brothers, John Tolley and Jim Tolley, and three sisters, Manda Carver, Mary Bowers and Nancy Brummett.
   Mr. Tolley was a member of the CCC's and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II. He retired from the U.S. Forestry Service. He attended Unicoi Church of God.
   Survivors include his wife, Irene J. Robinette Tolley, Unicoi; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry D. and Teresa Tolley, Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters and a son-in-law, Anne and Hobart Roberts and Deborah Brummitt, all of Unicoi; a sister, Eula Boling, Lake Placid, Fla.; and five grandchildren, Douglas W. Roberts, Eric A. Brummitt, Justin D. Brummitt, Rachel C. Tolley and Elizabeth J. Tolley. 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.
  
   TOLLEY -- Funeral services for Clarence Tolley, 78, 112 Clarence Tolley Lane, Scioto Community, Unicoi, who died Sunday, March 17, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ronnie Holloway and Pastor Dexter Brummitt officiating. Music will be provided by Luanne Powers. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Full military grave rites will be rendered by the Kingsport VFW Post #3382. Active pallbearers will be Don Brummett, Gerald Brummett, Alan Brummett, Page Powers, James Powers, Jimmy Brummett, Larry Brummett and Edison Wallin. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men's Sunday School Class of Unicoi Church of God. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Hobart (Anne) Roberts, 116 Clarence Tolley Lane, Unicoi. The family, pastors and friends may meet at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

Narvel Whitehead

   Narvel Whitehead, 78, 3308 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Whitehead was a native of Hampton and a son of the late Henry and Lucy Morton Whitehead. He was also preceded in death by a brother.
   Mr. Whitehead was a retired store room clerk at North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member and deacon of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church and a member of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a Disabled Veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Pauline Hughes Whitehead; a daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Ned Isaacs, Hampton; a son, Alvin Whitehead, of the home; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ed and Shirley Whitehead, Johnson City, and Louis and Dale Whitehead, Hampton; two sisters, Hazel Malone and Crystal Johnson, both of Hampton; a granddaughter, Beth Amy Isaacs; and three aunts, Tina Humphreys and Julie Miller, both of Elizabethton, and Arizona Hopson, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WHITEHEAD -- Funeral services for Narvel Whitehead, 78, 3308 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 16, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church (Simerly Creek Road), Elizabethton, with the Rev. Sam Ferguson, the Rev. Shane Waters and the Rev. Bill Jaynes officiating. Music will be provided by John Hensley and the Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Interment will be in the Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, will be Joe Street, Greg Whitehead, Mike Hill, C.J. Blevins, Jack Jaynes, Jeremy Whisenhunt, Glen Cates, Floyd Reeser, Ben Williams and George Roberson. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Lewis, Spurgeon Smith, Fate Whitehead, Horace Calhoun, Eddie Orr, Truman Clark, Dr. Frank Johnson, Bill Cullers, Bill Davis, Harold Street, Jay Smith, Gilbert Honeycutt and Lawrence Whitehead. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at residence. To those who prefer, memorials my be made in memory of Mr. Whitehead to the C.T.S. Youth Group of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church, 1167 Rittertown Road, Hampton, TN 37658. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Whitehead Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kay M. Williams

   Kay Matherly Williams, 46, 119 Beryl Fletcher Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Williams was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Sam and Maxine McKinney Matherly.
   Mrs. Williams was a retired employee of the Tastee Freeze and Sycamore Drive-In. She was a member of Borderview Christian Church, where she was a former member of the choir.
   Survivors include her husband, Larry Williams; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Brian Williams, of the home, and Raymond and Rebecca Williams, Hampton; a brother and sister-in-law, Sammy and Sally Matherly, Elizabethton; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Maynard Campbell, Elizabethton; and a grandson, Troy Williams, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Kay Matherly Williams, 46, 119 Beryl Fletcher Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, March 17, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Borderview Christian Church with Mr. Dave Wolfe officiating. Music will be provided by Ray Don Markland and Scott Reynolds. Interment will be at Caldwell Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Daniel Price officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, will be nephews and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult Choir and her church family of Borderview Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Williams Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 17, 2002

Ruby R. Bare


  
Ruby Kate Roberson Bare, 91, formerly of 1608 Dixon St., Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, in the Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

William Carpenter

  
William "Bill" Carpenter, 79, 1293 Bluefield Ave., Elizabethton, died Friday, March 15, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   A Virginia native, he was the son of the late McKinley and Mary Holtsclaw Carpenter. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Greene.
   Mr. Carpenter was a retired steam and pipe fitter and a member of the local 538 Steam and Pipe Fitters Union.
   Survivors include his wife, Thelma L. Carpenter, of the home, a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Jean and David Higgins, Elizabethton, four grandchildren, Ronnie Cross, Brian Cross, Julie Higgins and Brady Higgins, all of Elizabethton, two sisters, Dorothy Marie Smith, Banner Elk, N.C., and Daisy Davis, Cranberry, N.C., a special sister-in-law, Mary Witherspoon, Statesville, N.C., a special niece, Shirley G. Hughes, Elizabethton, and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CARPENTER -- Funeral services for William "Bill" Carpenter, 1293 Bluefield Ave., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2002, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, with Mr. Eddy Craft, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service at Mountain Home National Cemetery, with military honors to be accorded by Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2002, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or The American Cancer Society, C/O Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Dr., 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

Grace E. Cassell

   Grace Elizabeth Burrough Cassell, 74, 17 N. East Borough Road, Salina, Kan., and formerly of Elizabethton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at C.L.C., Salina, following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Cassell was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late H.M. and Mamie Chambers Burrough. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jeana Venters Dugger and Thelma Holland, and five brothers, Jack Burrough, Hobart (June) Burrough and three infant brothers.
   Mrs. Cassell was a member of First Christian Church of Salina, Kan., and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters, Joann Mutchler, Gypsum, Kan., and Vickie Crossman, Hutchinson, Kan.; three granddaughters; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth Proffitt, Elizabethton, Faye Laflamme, Las Vegas, Nev., and Susie Warren, Watauga; five brothers, John Burrough, Carl Lynn Burrough, Jim Burrough and Steve Burrough, all of Elizabethton, and Walter "Bud" Burrough, Lewisville, Texas. 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
  
   CASSELL -- Committal services and entombment for Grace Elizabeth Burrough Cassell, 74, 17 N. East Borough Road, Salina, Kan., and formerly of Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the chapel in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Doyle Turbyfill, Nat Proffitt, Thomas Warren, Ray Don Markland, Earl Ellis, Tony Elliott, Jim Young and Herman Colbaugh. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrel Carter, Dayton Harrell, T.C. Colbaugh, Hensel Johnson, C.M. Newton and Jeffrey Warren. Family, friends, minister and pallbearers are requested to meet at the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may call at the home of a sister, Susie Warren, 134 Hughes Road, Watauga, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at 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
  

Gracie H. Douglas

  
Gracie Ardella Harrison Douglas, 55, 1245 Blue Springs Rd., Elizabethton, died Friday, March 15, 2002, in the Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greeneville.
   A Carter County native, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Hazel Waycaster Hardin. She had made her home with a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Sheila Harrison, Greeneville, for the past four months. She was preceded in death by a brother, Darious Waycaster, and a sister, Elsie Adkins.
   She was employed by the H.T. Hackney Co., Johnson City. She was of the Pentecostal faith.
   Survivors include one other son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Rebecca Harrison, Elizabethton, one sister and brother-in-law, Ondrea and James Crowe, Hawthorne, Fla., six grandchildren, Amber Ruth Harrison, Katrina Alexis Harrison, Ryan Logan Harrison, Ashley Nicole Harrison, Chad McGee and Shane McGee, and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DOUGLAS -- Funeral services for Gracie Ardella Harrison Douglas, 55, 1245 Blue Springs Rd., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Roy Adkins officiating. Interment will be in the Johnson Crabtree Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday, will be Brian Harrison, Greg Harrison, Mike Szkutak, Eric Smith, Mack Murray, Lester Waycaster, Russell Long and Sam Geiger. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Crowe, Johnny Waycaster, Jimmy Adkins, Riggie Scalf, Chad McGee, Shane McGee and Jerry Crawford. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Rebecca Harrison, 503 Bradley St., Elizabethton. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Douglas family at mfc@chartertn.net Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Opal L. Edens

   Mrs. Opal Louise Edens, 79, 301 Watauga Ave., Elizabethton, Tenn., died Thursday, March 14, 2002, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.
   An Old Butler, Tenn., native, she had resided in Elizabethton most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Joe M. and Loretta Stout. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Conley Edens, in 1999, four sisters and six brothers.
   She was a homemaker and a member of Big Springs Baptist Church.
   Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   EDENS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Opal Louise Edens, 79, 301 Watauga Ave.., Elizabethton, Tenn., were conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kenneth Kyker officiating. Music will be by Mr. David Arney, organist. Interment will follow the service in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Greg Price, Larry Wayne Price, II, Mike Price, Todd Dean Price, and Scott Price. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Hughes and Kenneth Hughes. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, C/O Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Dr., Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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

William L. Greer

  
William L. "Billy Greer, 40, 758 Georgia St., Johnson City, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at the home of a friend in Carter County.
   A native and lifelong resident of Johnson City, Mr. Greer was the son of Herman M. Greer, Elizabethton, and Dorothy Jane Carr Hardin, Johnson City. He was preceded in death by an uncle, Edwin Cecil Greer, Johnson City.
   He was employed as a custodian.
   In addition to his parents, survivors include his stepmother, Andre Greer, Elizabethton, a sister, Elizabeth Marie Greer, Johnson City, a stepsister, Lutherene Richardson, Elizabethton, five uncles, Donald F. Greer, Elizabethton, Jackie Greer, Atlanta, Dallas Greer and Carl Greer, Johnson City, and Bobby Greer, Jonesborough, two aunts, Helen Louise Jones, Erwin, and Minnie King, Piney Flats, and many cousins.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GREER -- The graveside service for William L. "Billy" Greer, 40, 758 Georgia St., Johnson City, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Monte Vista Burial Park under the direction of the Rev. Gordon Wagner. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-12:45 p.m. Monday and then go in procession to the cemetery for the service. A special friend, Delores Chandler, also survives. Online condolences may be sent to the Greer family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Hayden R. Greene

   Hayden Ray Greene, 79, of Canton, Ohio, died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Greene was a native of Senia, N.C., and the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Margaret Ann McCoury Greene. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joe W. Greene.
   Mr. Greene had retired from Republican Steel, Massillon, Ohio, in 1984 and was a former bus driver with the City Bus and Greyhound Bus Lines. He was a member of Canton Baptist Church and the Steel Workers Union of America.
   Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Mary Jane Steffe Greene, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Emma Jean Greene, Cadiz, Ohio, and Boyce and Diane Greene, Canton, Ohio; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Bill Patterson, Canton, Ohio; a sister, Joda Ollis, Elizabethton; and two brothers, Ed Greene, Newland, N.C., and T.J. Greene, Connore, N.C. Six grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 13, at Reed Funeral Home in Canton, Ohio, with interment in the Grandview Cemtery in Strasburg, Ohio.
   This announcement courtesy of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Hatley T. Mabry

  
Hatley Theodore "H.T. Mabry, 2022 Sherwood Dr., Apt. #401, Johnson City, died Saturday, March 16, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   A Tupelo, Miss., native, he was the son of the late Roger Cossitt and Marietta Armour Mabry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucile Jackson Mabry, in 1998, a daughter, Mary M. Modlin, a son, Hatley A. Mabry, and a brother, Roger M. Mabry.
   He attended Johnson Bible College in Knoxville. Mr. Mabry was a minister for more than 60 years, serving Christian churches in Illinois, Indiana, Western Tennessee and Northeastern Tennessee. He was a member of Harmon's Chapel Christian Church in Shady Valley and attended church at Appalachian Christian Village.
   He served as the secretary-treasurer for Appalachian Evangelizing Association for several years. Instrumental in the development of the Appalachian Christian Village, he was on the steering committee that oversaw this project. Mr. Mabry served as a member of the Board of Directors at Appalachian Christian Village for many years. He enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening.
   Survivors include his two daughters and a son-in-law, Peggy M. and Scott Leslie, Piney Flats, and Martha M. Davis, Pantego, N.C., 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
   Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, Tenn., 423-610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MABRY -- Funeral services for Hatley Theodore "H.T." Mabry, 2022 Sherwood Dr., Apt. #401, Johnson City, who died Saturday, March 16, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2002, at Poplar Ridge Christian Church, Piney Flats, with ministers Ronnie Manuel, Dennis Roger Davis, Hugh Hatfield and Grant Miller officiating. Music will be under the direction of Fred Ramsey. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Tenn., with Mr. Jim Hutchinson officiating. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery by 10:50 a.m. Active pallbearers will be his grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be the preachers and the men and women with whom Mr. Mabry labored for the Lord, both near and far. Survivors include his two daughters and a son-in-law, Peggy M. and Scott Leslie, Piney Flats, and Martha M. Davis, Pantego, N.C., 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. Memorials may be given to Johnson Bible College Scholarship Fund, 7900 Johnson Dr., Knoxville, TN 37998. The family will receive friends from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2002, at Poplar Ridge Christian Church. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address, tetrickjc@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, Tenn., 423-610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.

Paul D. Stocton

  
Paul D. Stocton, 85, 870 Simerly Creek Rd., Hampton, died Friday, March 15, 2002, in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   A native of the Cove Creek community of Carter County, he was a son of the late John and Julie Hughes Stocton. He had lived on Simerly Creek for 58 years. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Robbie Stocton, a son-in-law, Max Shook, three brothers and two sisters.
   Mr. Stocton was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corp. and the U.S. Forest Service. He had served in the United States Navy. Mr. Stocton was a member of the East Side Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Doris Marie Street Stocton, two daughters and one son-in-law, JoAnn and Ben McKinney, Elizabethton, and Betty Shook, Hickory, N.C., two sons and daughters-in-law, Albert and Elizabeth Stocton, Concord, N.C., and Eddie and Terry Stocton, Johnson City, two sisters, Nola Roberson, Elizabethton, and Dorothy Roberson, Roan Mountain, one brother, Spence Stocton, Roan Mountain, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   STOCTON -- Funeral services for Paul D. Stocton, 85, 870 Simerly Creek Rd., Hampton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Revs. Howard Messer and Mark Street officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Melissa Davis and the Rev. Phil Poston will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be J.D. Street, Gary Stocton, Roger Stocton, Richard Street, Johnny Holder and Donie Julian. Honorary pallbearers will be nieces and nephews, and men of East Side Free Will Baptist Church. Also surviving are his special friends, Arvel Dykes, Cecil Simmons and Jack Elliott. The family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Stocton family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  

March 15, 2002

Grace E. Cassell

   Grace Elizabeth Burrough Cassell, 74, 17 N. East Borough Road, Salina, Kan., and formerly of Elizabethton, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at C.L.C., Salina, following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Cassell was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late H.M. and Mamie Chambers Burrough. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jeana Venters Dugger and Thelma Holland, and five brothers, Jack Burrough, Hobart (June) Burrough and three infant brothers.
   Mrs. Cassell was a member of First Christian Church of Salina, Kan., and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters, Joann Mutchler, Gypsum, Kan., and Vickie Crossman, Hutchinson, Kan.; three granddaughters; three grandsons; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth Proffitt, Elizabethton, Faye Laflamme, Las Vegas, Nev., and Susie Warren, Watauga; five brothers, John Burrough, Carl Lynn Burrough, Jim Burrough and Steve Burrough, all of Elizabethton, and Walter "Bud" Burrough, Lewisville, Tex. 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
  
   CASSELL -- Committal services and entombment for Grace Elizabeth Burrough Cassell, 74, 17 N. East Borough Road, Salina, Kan., and formerly of Elizabethton, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the chapel in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Doyle Turbyfill, Nat Proffitt, Thomas Warren, Ray Don Markland, Earl Ellis, Tony Elliott, Jim Young and Herman Colbaugh. Honorary pallbearers will be Darrel Carter, Dayton Harrell, T.C. Colbaugh, Hensel Johnson, C.M. Newton and Jeffrey Warren. Everyone is requested to meet at the funeral home chapel at 1 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may call at the home of a sister, Susie Warren, 134 Hughes Road, Watauga, 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.

Beulah J. Smith

   Mrs. Beulah J. Smith, 89, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of John Alfred Loop, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Smith was a native of Sullivan County and had resided in Carter County for 85 years. She was the daughter of the late Allen and Mary Etta Nichols Ritchie and was also preceded in death by her husband, Loss Smith.
   Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a sister, Josephine Williams, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   SMITH -- Graveside services and interment for Mrs. Beulah J. Smith, 89, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of John Alfred Loop, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 13, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Caldwell Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Wheeler officiating. Active pallbearers will be Joe Hilton, Bill Hilton, Sketter Bowers, James Andrews, Mack Meredith and Gebe Ritchie. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff and residents of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Tennessee Affiliate, 4205 Hillsboro Road, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215. 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

March 14, 2002

Christopher M. Barnett

   Christopher Matthew Barnett, 26, 1716 King Springs Road, Johnson City, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Barnett was a native of Johnson City and the son of Marion and Laura Taylor Barnett of Johnson City.
   Mr. Barnett had attended Central Elementary School and Happy Valley High School. He was an iron worker with Powell Construction Company. He was a participant with the ULSTER Project, Kingsport, and was of the Catholic faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include eight brothers, Joseph Barnett and Steve N. Barnett, both of Piney Flats, Jon G. Barnett, Elizabethton, Peter A. Barnett, William P. Barnett and Jeffrey R. Barnett, all of Johnson City, Gregory M. Barnett and Joshua B. Barnett, both of the home; and three sisters, Patsy R. Franklin, Jonesborough, Kimberly C. Barnett, Columbia, Mo., and Emma R. Barnett, Charlotte, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   BARNETT -- A Mass of the Resurrection for Christopher Matthew Barnett, 26, 1716 King Springs Road, Johnson City, whose life was tragically cut short by someone else's decision to drink and drive, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, March 15, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 510 West C. Street, Elizabethton, with Father Richard Archer, OP, officiating. Interment will follow in the Dogwood Section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be his brothers. Honorary pallbearers will be close friends of Chris. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life for Chris by his family and friends will be shared at 7:30 p.m. following the visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdate, Box 318, Memphis, TN 38101. 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

Kathryn Cathelyn

   Kathryn Cathelyn, 92, of Hillcrest Nursing Home, Genesco, Ill., died Tuesday, March 12, 2002.
   Mrs. Cathelyn was a native of Mineral, Ill., and the daughter of the late Alois and Edith Brite.
   Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Barbara Cathelyn, Elizabethton, Duane and Helen Cathelyn, Mineral, Ill., and Kenneth and Lucille Cathelyn, Genesco, Ill. Seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at St. Patrick Church in Sheffield, Ill. Interment will follow at St. Anthony's. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Vanhemore Funeral Home in Atkinson, Ill.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton (423) 542-2232.

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, or at the residence of a sister, Ruby Woods, 128 Snowbird Lane, Elizabethton, 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.

Samuel H. Padgett

   Samuel Henry Padgett, 81, 398 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Padgett was a native of Olmey, Fla., and the son of the late Charles Henry and Cora Bessie Dixon Padgett. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
   Mr. Padgett was a member of First Baptist Church of Roan Mountain and a retired employee of Orlando Utilities Commission after 42 years of service as a manager in the billing department. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army - Air Force.
   Survivors include his wife, Faye Padgett, of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Randall E. and Barbara Padgett, Roan Mountain, Lt. Clifton Alan and Char Boyce, Virginia Beach, Va., and Clinton Earl and Lynn Ezzell, Port Orchard, Wash.; two daughters and a son-in-law, DyAnn and Jimmy Woofter, Orlando, Fla., and LuAnne Anderson, Orlando, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, C.J. Padgett, Orlando, Fla.; and three sisters, Ruth Davis, Kissimmee, Fla., Esther Blair, Orlando, Fla., and Addie Purcell, DeLand, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PADGETT -- Funeral services for Samuel Henry Padgett, 81, 398 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, March 11, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, at First Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Richard Stout officiating. Private disposition will be conducted at a later date. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Roan Mountain. Friends may also call at the residence, 398 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.