June 30, 2002

William P. Oliver

   William Paul "Bud" Oliver, 67, 183 Oliver Hollow Road, Hampton, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Oliver was a native of Carter County and a son of the late George and Eva Teague Oliver. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Jimmy, Johnny and George Oliver Jr., and two sisters, Dellis and Annie Oliver.
   Mr. Oliver was a retired employee of Hampton Tire & Recapping Company. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two sons, Paul Oliver and Tony Joe Oliver, both of Hampton; a daughter, Angelia Oliver, Trade; four sisters, Gladys Ward, Elizabethton, Kathleen Kelley and Sue Rogashewski, both of Jacksonville, Fla., and Retis Saults, Jackson, S.C.; seven grandchildren, Megan Scalf, Brandon Oliver, Taukia Oliver, Zachary Oliver, Summer Oliver, Tyler Shell and Harley Oliver; several nieces and nephews; and a special great-nephew, Josey Lee Oliver.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   OLIVER -- Graveside services for William Paul "Bud" Oliver, 67, 183 Oliver Hollow Road, Hampton, who died Saturday, June 29, 2002, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, in the Oliver-Teague Cemetery with the Rev. Haskel Ingram and the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow the graveside service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Monday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Oliver Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Alfred R. Runnion

   Alfred R. "Bo" Runnion, 69, 108 Runnion Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 28, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Runnion was a native of Clay, W.Va., and had made his residence in Carter County the last 30 years. He was the son of the late Everett and Sadie Rogers Runnion and was also preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Sue Fair Runnion, September 18, 2001.
   Mr. Runnion was a member of Borderview Christian Church and was a retired painting contractor.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Paul Woodby, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis and Lisa Runnion, Ft. Worth, Texas; six sisters, Mattie Fisher, Mary Ann Cohen and Liza Smith, all of Cleveland, Ohio, Daisy Cain, Naomi Motheney and June Runnion, all of Clay, W.Va.; and three brothers, Bob Runnion and Paul Runnion, both of Clay, W.Va., and Andy Runnion, 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
  
   RUNNION -- Funeral services for Alfred R. "Bo" Runnion, 69, 108 Runnion Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, June 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, and the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Roger Hensley, Lynn Blackwell, Gary Laws, Bill Puckett, Jeremy Peters, Eric Worthington, Dr. Vince Becker, Dr. Keith Morley, Stacy Whitson and Mike McCrary. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Guinn, Bill Peters, Glen Crain, Tom Montgomery, Doyle Turbyfield, John Parlier, Nat Proffitt, Dick Emmert, Herman Colbaugh, Gary "Buckeye" Slagle, the men of Borderview Christian Church, Blake Hardin, Grady Fair, Dana Fair and Wayne Fair. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 108 Runnion Street, Elizabethton. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

June 28, 2002

Thomas E. Dugger Jr.

   Thomas Evander Dugger Jr., 76, 510 Care Lane, Johnson City, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at the James H. Quillen Veteran's Administration Medical Center, Mountain Home, after a long illness.
   Mr. Dugger was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Thomas E. Dugger Sr. and Ella Mae Paul Dugger. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Christine Dugger Dugger, who died in 1992, a brother, Ira Dugger, and a sister, Joann Massey.
   Mr. Dugger was a retired construction and concrete worker. He was a veteran of both World War II and Korea, having served his country in the U.S. Army. He attended the Gospel Light Tabernacle.
   Survivors include two sons, Ricky Lee Dugger, Elizabethton, and Gerald "Jerry" Allen Jackson, Fayetteville, N.C.; three daughters, Patricia Ann Shepherd, Johnson City, Kathryn Diane Younce, Elizabethton, and Sandra Jean McGlothin, Jewell Ridge, Va.; and a sister, Edith M. Hodges, Johnson City. Nineteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DUGGER -- Funeral services for Thomas Evander Dugger Jr., 76, 510 Care Lane, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 30, in the South Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Younce and the Rev. David Nunley officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 3 p.m. until the time of service at 4:30 p.m. A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 1, at the U.S. National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with military rites provided by the Hammond Post #3 American Legion of Kingsport. Pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. Survivors include his loving companion, Connie Fitch, Johnson City; two sons, Ricky Lee Dugger, Elizabethton, and Gerald "Jerry" Allen Jackson, Fayetteville, N.C.; three daughters, Patricia Ann Shepherd, Johnson City, Kathryn Diane Younce, Elizabethton, and Sandra Jean McGlothin, Jewell Ridge, Va.; a sister, Edith M. Hodges, Johnson City; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Online condolences are available at www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Elnora Powers

   Mrs. Elnora Powers, 59, 511 Powers Road, Unicoi, died Thursday, June 27, 2002, at Johnson City Specialty Hospital.
   Mrs. Powers was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of Gladys Isaac Britt, Unicoi, and the late Jesse Britt. She was also preceded in death by a brother and three infant children.
   Mrs. Powers was a homemaker and a member of Unicoi Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Truman Powers; a son, Herman Willard "Woody" Powers, Unicoi; two daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Danny Vance and Joyce and Tracy McLaughlin, all of Unicoi; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Herman and Marie Britt and Tom and Debbie Britt, all of Unicoi, and Leroy and Bonnie Britt, Erwin; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Anna Bell and George Stanley and Sarah White, all of Unicoi; and two grandsons, Danny Vance Jr. and Matthew Vance. 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.
  
   POWERS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Elnora Powers, 59, 511 Powers Road, Unicoi, who died Thursday, June 27, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Todd McLaughlin and the Rev. Ronnie Holloway officiating. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, in the Britt Cemetery, Sciota Road, Unicoi. Wayne Powers, Danny Vance Jr., Matthew Vance, Larry Brummitt, Tracy McLaughlin and Jim Britt will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Friday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The family, ministers and friends may gather at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Danny (Margaret) Vance, 705 Sciota Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

June 27, 2002

Edna M. Hampton

   Edna Mae "Shorty" Hampton, 85, formerly of 1689 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Hampton was a native of Harlan, Ky., and had made her residence in Carter County most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Joe and Myrtle Hopson Pike and was also preceded death by her husband, Manuel P. Hampton, December 19, 1992, a daughter, Gracie Mae Hampton Bailey, and a brother, Virgil Pike.
   Mrs. Hampton was a member of Borderview Christian Church, where she was a member of the Ladies Sunday School Class. She was a retired employee of Wetzel's Dry Cleaners.
   Survivors include a daughter, Rosie "Suddie" Slemp, Westland, Mich.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Lewis "Pen" and Jerry Hampton, Elizabethton, and Silas "Kibe" and Nancy Hampton, Goodview, Va.; and eight grandchildren, Karen Tillison of Indiana, Steve Slemp and Bobby Slemp, both of Michigan, Mike Hampton, Nathan Hampton and Jeremiah Hampton, all of Goodview, Va., Teresa Hardin and Penny Hampton, both of Elizabethton. Fifteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson 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
  
   HAMPTON -- Funeral services for Edna Mae "Shorty" Hampton, 85, formerly of 1689 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Scott Reynolds. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at Colbaugh Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Aaron Glover, Randy Glover, Raymond Carr, George Meyer, Ralph Simerly and Rick Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Eugene Galloway, Janice Woodby, James "Jim" Gold, John Drop, Tom Wetzel and the men of Borderview Christian Church. A special "thank you" to the staff and nursing staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton and to the staff of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis "Pen" and Jerry Hampton, 204 Taylor Avenue (Biltmore Community), Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Hampton to the Library Fund, Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Highway, 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.

Rowena M. Smith

   Rowena M. Smith, 94, Asbury Center, 400 N. Boone Street, Johnson City, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Smith was formerly of 501 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, where she had made her residence for the past 50 years. She was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late David Grant and Lillie Gordon McQueen Matherly. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Lamar Smith Sr., May 4, 1984; an infant son, James David Smith, in 1924; a brother, David Earnest Matherly; three sisters, Lucy Matherly Lipford, Golda Matherly Cuddy and Hazel Matherly MacLaren; and a great-grandchild, Joshua Smith.
   Mrs. Smith was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for 40 years, was a member of Women Missionary Union, a former choir member and organized the first Acteens in 1944. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Sycamore Chapter #163.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ernestine and James L. Baker, Johnson City; three sons and daughters-in-law, Norman E. and Clara E. Smith, Orlando, Fla., James Lamar Jr. and Josephine W. Smith, Memphis, and David S. and Lala Smith, Fairfax, Va.; nine grandchildren, Lisa Sisk, Johnson City, Richard L. Baker, Knoxville, Vickie Phelps, Elaine Smith and Jeanne Smith, all of Orlando, Fla., James Lee Smith, Pamela Riddle and Norman Smith, all of Memphis, and Laura Gorney, Cary, N.C.; 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 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
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Rowena M. Smith, 94, Asbury Center, 400 N. Boone Street, Johnson City, who died Monday, June 24, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Ron Owens and the Rev. Harold Maines officiating. Music will be under the direction of Pat Presnell, pianist, Laura Presnell Seagroves, soloist, Jena Hopson Collins, soloist, and the Rev. Gordon Kyte, song leader. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and grandsons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons of Grace Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Ernestine and James L. Baker, 2425 E. Lakeview Drive, Unit #1, Johnson City, or at the residence of a granddaughter, Lisa Sisk, 146 Sinking Creek Road, Johnson City. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Smith to Grace Baptist Church, Building Fund, 1114 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ernestine and James L. Baker, Johnson City; three sons and daughters-in-law, Norman E. and Clara E. Smith, Orlando, Fla., James Lamar Jr. and Josephine W. Smith, Memphis, and David S. and Lala Smith, Fairfax, Va.; nine grandchildren and spouses, Lisa and spouse, Wesley Sisk, Johnson City, Richard L. and spouse, Christie Baker, Knoxville, Vickie Phelps, Orlando, Fla., Elaine Smith and special friend, Daniel Weiser, both of Orlando, Fla., Jeanne Smith and spouse, Jeffrey Maxey, Orlando, Fla., James Lee Smith, Memphis, Pamela and spouse, Tim Riddle, Memphis, Norman and spouse, Kathy Smith, Memphis, and Laura and spouse, Charles Gorney, Cary, N.C.; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Alec Toth

   Alec Toth, 68, 8020 Old Stage Road, Chuckey, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Toth was a native of Affinity, W.Va., and had lived most of his life in Washington County. He was a son of the late Louie and Minnie Lewis Toth and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Bowers and Louis Toth, a brother-in-law, John C. Lowe, and a special nephew, John W. Lowe.
   Mr. Toth was a retired Sprint employee and a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Limestone Masonic Lodge, the Jericho Shrine Temple and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. He was a Christian.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Bell Brown Toth; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Debbie Toth, Jonesborough; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Mark Stidham and Patricia and Anthony Mills, all of Jonesborough; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Andy and Erma Toth, Jonesborough, William Joe and Sarah Toth, Johnson City, and George and Mary Jane Toth, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; a sister, Carol T. Lowe, Johnson City; three grandchildren, Peyton Toth, Stewart Stidham and Zachary Mills; and a sister-in-law, June Toth, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TOTH -- Graveside services for Alec Toth, 68, 8020 Old Stage Road, Chuckey, who died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Monte Vista Burial Park with Anthony Mills officiating. Active pallbearers will be Keith Toth, J.D. Toth, Michael Toth, John Crawford and Ivan Greenway. Honorary pallbearers will be Peyton Toth, Zachary Mills, Stewart Stidham, Dr. William Bailey and Robert "Keg" Mottern. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences to the Toth Family may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia J. Workman

   Sylvia Jean Workman, 68, 1101 Welbourne Street, Johnson City, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002.
   Mrs. Workman was a native of Johnson City and a daughter of the late Jessie Walter Jestes and Clostie Gragg Jestes Reed. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas P. Workman Sr., three brothers, Edward "Sonny" Jestes, Dallas Jestes and Bruce M. Jestes, and two sisters, Joyce Jestes Simpson and Edith Beard.
   Mrs. Workman was employed by the Peerless Steakhouse for 41 years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church.
   Survivors include five sons, David K. Workman, Thomas P. Workman, Gregory C. Workman and Bruce M. Workman, all of Johnson City, and Daniel M. Workman, San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Sylvia J. Osborne, Gray, and Rebecca R. Workman, Athens, Ga.; two sisters, Carolyn Jestes George, Limestone, and Agnes Perkins, Shell Creek; and two nieces, Martha Fitzgerald and Carolyn F. Garland. Fourteen grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WORKMAN -- Sylvia Jean Workman, age 68, 1101 Welbourne Street, Johnson City, departed this life, Tuesday, June 25, 2002, to be forever with her eternal father and savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a Johnson City native and a daughter of the late Jessie Walter Jestes and Clostie Gragg Jestes Reed. Mrs. Workman was employed by the Peerless Steakhouse for 41 years. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Workman was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas P. Workman Sr., three brothers, Edward "Sonny" Jestes, Dallas Jestes and Bruce M. Jestes, and two sisters, Joyce Jestes Simpson and Edith Beard. A devoted mother, she is survived by five sons, David K. Workman, Thomas P. Workman, Gregory C. Workman and Bruce M. Workman, all of Johnson City, and Daniel M. Workman, San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Sylvia J. Osborne, Gray, and Rebecca R. Workman, Athens, Ga.; two sisters, Carolyn Jestes George, Limestone, and Agnes Perkins, Shell Creek; two nieces special to her, Martha Fitzgerald and Carolyn F. Garland; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral service for Mrs. Workman will be Friday, June 28, 2002, at 1 p.m. in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Rev. C.H. Charlton officiating. Special music will be provided by Phedelma Turner. Graveside services will follow at Monte Vista Burial Park. Pallbearers will be her sons, David K. Workman, Thomas P. Workman, Daniel M. Workman, Gregory C. Workman and Bruce M. Workman, and a special friend, Richard L. Gregg. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, Wesley Plaza Suite 2, 2513 Wesley Street, Johnson City, TN 37601. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

June 26, 2002

Mary S. Bellemy

   Mrs. Mary Sue Bellemy, 57, 911C Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Bellemy was a native of Bluff City and had lived in Elizabethton since 1990. She was a daughter of Alease Delany Madison, of the home, and the late Dan Spencer Madison. She was also preceded in death by a son, James Bellemy, and a daughter, Gwendelyn Bellemy.
   Mrs. Bellemy was a former employee of Klopman Mills and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two daughters, Donna Gail Woods, Odenton, Md., and Cathy Bellemy, Greenville, S.C.., and two grandsons, Marcus A. Bellemy, Greenville, S.C., and Theo Baker, Mountain City.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, (423) 538-7131, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick-BluffCityChapel
  
   BELLEMY -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Mary Sue Bellemy, 57, 911C Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 24, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, in the Holy Hill Cemetery in Mountain City. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Bluff City Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the National Kidney Foundation of East Tennessee, P.O. Box 1135, Blountville, TN 37627. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements.

Charlie D. Cole

   Charlie D. Cole, 87, 189 Lacy Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. Cole was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Cameron and Ada Markland Cole. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nora Combs Cole, in 1977, and by three brothers and a sister.
   Mr. Cole was a retired employee of East Tennessee Chair Company and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a daughter, Martha J. Campbell, Elizabethton; a brother, Willie Cole, Elizabethton; two sisters, Mary Cole and Bessie Deloach, both of Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Dennis Fair, Johnson City, Rick Campbell, Elizabethton, and Sharon Nickels, Gray; a great-granddaughter, Holly Nickels, Gray; and three special friends, Lawrence Dial, Jack Miller and Wally Oliver, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   COLE -- Funeral services for Charlie D. Cole, 87, 189 Lacy Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 25, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, in the Wilson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Rick Campbell, Doug Colbaugh, Justin Colbaugh, Jerry McNeal, Jeremy McNeal, Joe Cole Sr., Joe Cole Jr. and Dustin Hughes. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Carter, Grady Hill, Herman Colbaugh, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Pat Hennessee and family and friends at City Market, Elizabethton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or the Watauga Volunteer Fire Department, 110 S. Fourth Street, Watauga, TN 37694. 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

Edna M. Hampton

   Edna Mae "Shorty" Hampton, 85, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 1689 Bristol Highway, died Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at Life Care.
   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

William D. Hill Sr.

   William David "Bill" Hill Sr., 73, 166 Spring Street, Hampton, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Hill was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Eugene and Dorothy Headrick Hill. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Carter Hill.
   Mr. Hill was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church. He was retired from the military after 20 years of service, having served 11 years with the U.S. Air Force and nine years with the U.S. Navy. He also served during the Korean Conflict. He was also retired from Fieldcrest Mills after 18 years of service at Fieldale, Va.
   Survivors include his wife, Blanche Greene Hill, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Diana and Andrew Bowden, Franklinton, N.C., and Lisa Lynn Hill, Durham, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, William David Jr. and Audra Hill, Durham, N.C.; a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene Jr. and Christine Hill, Fayetteville, N.C.; three grandchildren; an uncle, John Lewis Hill, Butler; a stepson, Larry Stonecipher, Elgin, Ill.; and two stepdaughters, Sandra Stonecipher, Kingsport, and Elaine Dosier, Rogers, Ark. Six stepgrandchildren, two nieces, one nephew and several cousins 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
  
   HILL -- Funeral services for William David "Bill" Hill Sr., 73, 166 Spring Street, Hampton, who died Monday, June 24, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Clay Bailey and Mr. Ken Caswell, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Frank Merritt. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the Shaw Air Force Base Honor Guard, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. Honorary pallbearers will be John D. Snyder, Conley Glover, Jack Garrison, W.A. Suess, former classmates of Hampton High School and members of the Fellowship Sunday School Class of Valley Forge Christian Church. Special thanks to Cathy Watson. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 166 Spring Street, Hampton, at any time. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Hill to the Elizabethton/Carter County Veterans War Memorial Park (check should be made payable to: The City of Elizabethton Veterans War Memorial Fund), Office of Finance Director, Elizabethton City Hall, 136 S. Sycamore Street, 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.

James Hoffman

   James "Phil" Hoffman, 41, 137 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Hoffman was a native of Washington County, where he had lived most of his life. He was a son of James William Hoffman, Elizabethton, and Ruth Jean Hoffman, Johnson City.
   Mr. Hoffman was of the Baptist faith. He was an employee of the Washington County Highway Department.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three brothers, Keith Taylor, Stacey Hoffman and Donnie Taylor, all of Elizabethton, and four sisters, Tisha Turbyfill and Melissa Linberg, both of Elizabethton, Deborah Reece, Hampton, and Kathy Hurt, Jonesborough. Five nephews, one great-nephew and one step-niece also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HOFFMAN -- Graveside services and interment for James "Phil" Hoffman, 41, 137 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Highland Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul Linberg Sr., Paul Linberg Jr., Eddie Turbyfill, Donnie Hurt, Stacey Hoffman and Keith Taylor. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Rowena M. Smith

   Rowena M. Smith, 94, Asbury Center, 400 N. Boone Street, Johnson City, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Smith was formerly of 501 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, where she had made her residence for the past 50 years. She was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late David Grant and Lillie Gordon McQueen Matherly. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Lamar Smith Sr., May 14, 1984; an infant son, James David Smith, in 1924; a brother, David Earnest Matherly; three sisters, Lucy Matherly Lipford, Golda Matherly Cuddy and Hazel Matherly MacLaren; and a great-grandchild, Joshua Smith.
   Mrs. Smith was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for 40 years, was a member of Women Missionary Union, a former choir member and organized the first Acteens in 1944. She was a homemaker and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Sycamore Chapter #163.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Ernestine and James L. Baker, Johnson City; three sons and daughters-in-law, Norman E. and Clara E. Smith, Orlando, Fla., James Lamar Jr. and Josephine W. Smith, Memphis, and David S. and Lala Smith, Fairfax, Va.; nine grandchildren, Lisa Sisk, Johnson City, Richard L. Baker, Knoxville, Vickie Phelps, Elaine Smith and Jeanne Smith, all of Orlando, Fla., James Lee Smith, Pamela Riddle and Norman Smith, all of Memphis, and Laura Gorney, Cary, N.C.; 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 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

C.E. Taylor

   C.E. Taylor, 71, 267 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Taylor was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Harrison and Edith Potter Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Joan Nidiffer.
   Mr. Taylor was a retired construction worker and was also employed with Mapes Piano String Company. He was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include his wife, Irene Oliver Taylor; a daughter and son-in-law, Jewel and Doug Graham, Elizabethton; two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Wilma and Norman Anderson and Joyce and Bynum Whitehead, all of Elizabethton, and Roy Nidiffer, Hampton; two grandsons, Evan and Ryan Graham, Elizabethton; and a brother, Terry Taylor, Hampton.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for C.E. Taylor, 71, 267 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, were conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eric Eggers and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Music was provided by Kay Collins. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Buckles Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Oliver officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be Mack Collins, Gerald Oliver, Larry Oliver, Jeff Herrmann, Joseph Oliver, Steve Oliver, Odell Oliver and Dwayne Oliver. Honorary pallbearers will be Lanny Oliver, Carroll Lewis, Eugene Bell, Harold Morrell, Albert Williams, Rick Arnold, A.J. Oliver, his special uncle, Carl Potter, and members of the Junior Adult Sunday School Class of Hunter First Baptist Church. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hunter First Baptist Church Building Fund. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Taylor Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Benjamin O. Wood

   Rev. Benjamin Oscar "Ben" Wood, 88, 133 Ben Wood Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Johnson County Health Care Center, Mountain City.
   Rev. Wood was a native of Franklin County, Ga., and a son of the late George McDonald and Nola Mae Maney Wood. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude Faye Hooper Wood, December 31, 1993, a son, David Benjamin Wood, and two granddaughters.
   Rev. Wood was a retired Baptist Pastor, having served 40 plus years as pastor of the following churches: Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Newland, N.C., Shady Valley Baptist Church, Shady Valley, Butler Baptist Church and Sink Valley Baptist Church, both of Butler, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Johnson City, Pine Grove Baptist Church and Bakers Gap Baptist Church, both of Neva, Bethany Baptist Church, Mountain City, Watauga First Baptist Church, Watauga, and The Watauga Association of Baptist's Goodwill Center, Elizabethton. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Sarah Doris and John Larcher, Nashville, and Rebecca Ann and Chuck Reece, Gray; four sons and five daughters-in-law, John Lambert and Drue Wood, Mountain City, William Jerry and Nancy Wood, Lexington, S.C., James Paul and Mildred Wood, Johnson City, Rufus Daniel and Cara Wood, of the Philippines, and Jane Wood, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; a sister and brother-in-law, Isabelle and Homer Scoggins, Commerce, Ga.; and a special friend, Vivian Beach. Thirteen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WOOD -- Funeral services for Rev. Benjamin Oscar "Ben" Wood, 88, 133 Ben Wood Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Polk and the Rev. James Archer officiating. Music will be provided by Terry Paul Wood and Mrs. Mildred Wood. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 28, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 7:20 p.m. Thursday and also at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, will be Hershel Buchanan, Clarence Burleson, Bill Swink, George Myers, Howard Perry, Robert Massey and Kevin Huckaba. Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Hornsby, Brent Beach, Ray Garland, Ernest Gardner, Bill Critcher, Hugh Cook, Charles Vannoy, Bill Brown, Dr. Buddy Clayton, Terry Beach, Claude Reeser, Jack Nowlin, Grant Cook, Dorman Cook, David Watson, Dennis Dodson, Truman Critcher, Carton Critcher, Tommy Critcher, Dane Cook, James Coffey and Davis Hass. Rev. Wood will be moved to the church at 3 p.m. Thursday where friends may call. Friends may call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Mildred Wood, 106 Ben Wood Road, Johnson City. Friends in Mountain City may call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Lambert and Drue Wood, 118 Airport Road, Mountain City. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Rev. Wood to the Building Fund of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, c/o Paul Wood, 106 Ben Wood Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 25, 2002

Rune S. Fuller

   Mrs. Rune S. Fuller, 73, 399 West G Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Fuller was a native of Riga, Latvia, and had lived in Elizabethton since 1981.
   Mrs. Fuller was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Marvin Fuller, of the home.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   FULLER -- Graveside services and interment for Mrs. Rune S. Fuller, 73, 399 West G Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 24, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the National Cemetery with Father Brent Shelton officiating. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 510 West C Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Fuller Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William D. Hill Sr.

   William David "Bill" Hill Sr., 73, 166 Spring Street, Hampton, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home.
   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

James Hoffman

   James "Phil" Hoffman, 41, 137 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Hoffman was a native of Washington County, where he had lived most of his life. He was a son of James William Hoffman, Elizabethton.
   Mr. Hoffman was of the Baptist faith. He was an employee of the Washington County Highway Department.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include three brothers, Keith Taylor, Stacey Hoffman and Donnie Taylor, all of Elizabethton, and four sisters, Tisha Turbyfill and Melissa Linberg, both of Elizabethton, Deborah Reece, Hampton, and Kathy Hurt, Jonesborough. Five nephews, one great-nephew and one step-niece also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HOFFMAN -- Graveside services and interment for James "Phil" Hoffman, 41, 137 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Highland Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Paul Linberg Sr., Paul Linberg Jr., Eddie Turbyfill, Donnie Hurt, Stacey Hoffman and Keith Taylor. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Dan C. McCall

   Dan Campbell McCall, 65, of Bluff City, died Sunday, June 23, 2002.
   Mr. McCall was a native of Elizabethton. He graduated from Elizabethton High School in 1955 and went on to receive a BA in History and Philosophy from Vanderbilt University in 1960; a Master of Divinity from Emmanuel School of Religion in 1971; a Master in Psychology from Ball State University in 1982; and a Doctrine of Divinity in Counseling from Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Ga., in 1983.
   Mr. McCall served as the United States Army Chaplain from 1971-1991, and Armor Officer from 1963-1971. He was a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and was board certified by the Board of Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists. He also served in marriage seminars for numerous church groups in 14 states and overseas from 1986-2002.
   He was an Adjunct Professor at Emmanuel School of Religion in Johnson City from 1991-2001. He was a Pastor and Family Enrichment series provider for various churches for 30 years, including Buffalo Christian Church and First Christian Churches in Kingsport and Abingdon, Va. He was the most recent co-founder of Family Life Ministries, Inc., where he served from 1991-2002. He was an active member of Avoca Christian Church in Bristol.
   Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Mary Jo "Jody" Spradlyn McCall; three daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah Lynn "Debbie" and Ross Brodfuehrer, Louisville, Ky., Marie Christine "Chris" and John Sichting, Columbus, Ind., and Joanne and Rod Larson, Ashland, Wis.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dan Campbell II "Dan" and Leslee McCall, Bristol, and James Patrick "Jim" and Denise McCall, Bluff City; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Bob Royston, Mountain City, Kay and Don Hammock, Panama City, Fla., and Martha Sue and Darrell Garrison, Elizabethton; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Dorothy McCall, Kingsport, Ron and Susan McCall and Michael and Kathy McCall, all of Elizabethton; 16 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters-in-law, Betty (Mrs. John) Morton, Atlanta, Ga., Phyllis O'Dell, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Nina Stephenson, Debrecen, Hungary; his stepmother, Mildred (Mrs. Robert) McCall, Hampton; and one aunt, Dorothy (Mrs. Clarence) Bellamy, Bluff City. Numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews also survive.
   Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   McCALL -- Funeral services for Dan Campbell McCall, 65, of Bluff City, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Avoca Christian Church with Ministers Bob Robinson and Ross Dampler officiating. Interment will follow in the Hickory Hollow Cemetery, with Military Honors rendered by the Patton-Crosswhite #6975. Active pallbearers will be Wiley Webb, Mike Jenkins, Chris Bowen, Chuck Odum, John Gregory, Doug Humphreys, Tom Beasley, Terry Kilgore, Dr. W.A. Johnson, Mary Ann Blessing and Don Hill, who are MJEA Board Members. Honorary pallbearers will be Wade Lockner, Danny O'Dell, John Culp, Joe Gregory, Greg Clarity, Bernie Grunstra, Tommy Oaks, Dave Rex, Rush Alford and Roy Hampton. The family will receive friends at Avoca Christian Church from 2 until 4 p.m. and from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations will be directed to the Family Life Ministries, Inc., P.O. Box 513, Bristol, TN 37620. E-mail condolences may be sent to www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Weaver Funeral Home, Bristol, is in charge of arrangements.

C.E. Taylor

   C.E. Taylor, 71, 267 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Taylor was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Harrison and Edith Potter Taylor. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Joan Nidiffer.
   Mr. Taylor was a retired construction worker and was also employed with Mapes Piano String Company. He was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include his wife, Irene Oliver Taylor; a daughter and son-in-law, Jewel and Doug Graham, Elizabethton; two sisters and three brothers-in-law, Wilma and Norman Anderson and Joyce and Bynum Whitehead, all of Elizabethton, and Roy Nidiffer, Hampton; and a brother, Terry Taylor, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for C.E. Taylor, 71, 267 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 23, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eric Eggers and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Music will be provided by Kay Collins. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, in the Buckles Cemetery with the Rev. Tony Oliver officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be Mack Collins, Gerald Oliver, Larry Oliver, Jeff Herrmann, Joseph Oliver, Steve Oliver, Odell Oliver and Dwayne Oliver. Honorary pallbearers will be Lanny Oliver, Carroll Lewis, Eugene Bell, Harold Morrell, Albert Williams, Rick Arnold, A.J. Oliver, his special uncle, Carl Potter, and members of the Junior Adult Sunday School Class of Hunter First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Taylor Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 24, 2002

Rowena Smith

   Mrs. Rowena Smith, 94, of Asbury Center, Johnson City, formerly of 501 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 24, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   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

C.E. Taylor

   C.E. Taylor, 71, 267 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 23, 2002, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

June 23, 2002

Lorene Barnett

  
Lorene Barnett, 63, 114 Clarktown Rd., Roan Mountain, died on Saturday, June 22, 2002, at her residence, following an extended illness.
   A native of Welch, W. Va., she was the daughter of the late John and Rosie Hartly Mitchem. She was preceded in death by a brother, Lee Mitchem, and by a sister, Shirley Rose.
   Mrs. Barnett was of the Holiness faith.
   Survivors include her husband, Buster Barnett, of the home, seven daughters, Norma Barnett, of the home, Wanda Barnett, Elizabethton, Joann Thomas, Kingsport, Teresa Barnett, Valley Forge, Shirley Barnett, Unicoi, and Carolyn Bowyer, Gray, three sons, Jessie Forrest, Gray, Jimmy Barnett and Jerry Barnett, both of Elizabethton, three brothers, Eddie Mitchem and Larry Mitchem, both of Welch, W. Va., and Charlie Mitchem, Elizabethton, three sisters, Maryellen Mitchem, Becky Mitchem, and Janice Mitchem, all of W. Va., 13 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BARNETT -- Funeral services for Lorene Barnett, 63, 114 Clarktown Rd., Roan Mountain, who went home to be with the Lord Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Revs. Billy Morgan and Charlie Trivette officiating. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002, at Captain Nelson Cemetery, Ripshin Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Bowyer, Ron Puckett and Mike Thomas. Everyone will meet at the Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, 2002, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, or at the residence, 114 Clarktown Rd., Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick

Jack B. Campbell

  
Jack Bailey Campbell, 53, 324 Race St., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Campbell was a Carter County native.
   Mr. Campbell was employed at Alcoa Extrusions. He was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid sports and antique car fan.
   Survivors include his wife, Diana White Campbell, two daughters, Jacqueline Campbell, of the home, and Stacey Peters, Elizabethton, two sons and one daughter-in-law, Shannon Campbell, Elizabethton, and Shane and Alisha Campbell, Gray, one sister, Brenda Carrier, Elizabethton, one brother, Rodney Campbell, Elizabethton, two grandchildren, Sierra and Nathaniel Peters, Elizabethton, and several nieces.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Jack Bailey Campbell, 53, 324 Race St., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Billy Ferguson and Eric Eggers officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Tracy Grindstaff will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Doug Frazier, Larry Absher, Tony Pierce, Johnny Blankenship, Stan Wilson, Shane Hardin, Charles Carden, Ryan Shoun and Russell Harrison. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends at the ball park and car shows, the Franklin TAC Kwon-Do Team and his special friends, Dr. David Moulton and Dr. Carlos Floresqura. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the 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 Campbell family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Rachel M. Clawson

  
The entombment service for Rachel Mikell Clawson, 20, 168 Mike Clawson Rd., Hampton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park.
   Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James O. Cook, Jr.

   James O. Cook, Jr., 72, 825 N. Roan St., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at his residence.
   An Owensboro, Ky., native, Mr. Cook was a son of the late James O. Cook, Sr., and Connie Mae Senet Cook. He had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years.
   Mr. Cook was a retired employee of the Raytheon Corp., Bristol. He was manager and co-owner of Software World Computers. He was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Sue Williams Cook, two daughters, Risha Reke, Johnson City, and Joanie Laws, Elizabethton, one son, James O. Cook, III, Bristol, one sister, Mary Bele Matthews, Fla., six grandchildren, R.J. and Ethan Laws, Charity, Brandy and Ken Tolbert, III, and Jean Cook, two great-grandchildren, Austin and Chandler Tolbert.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   COOK -- Graveside services for James O. Cook, Jr., 72, 825 N. Roan St., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Monday in Happy Valley Memorial Park, with Dr. Dennis Deese officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 3:30 p.m. Monday, will be Pete Taylor, Ed Williams, Ken Tolbert, II, Ken Tolbert, III, Dr. Keith Morley, Ronnie Laws and Jason Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be the 1949 graduating class of the Appalachian High School, Boone, N.C. The family will receive friends from 2-3:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Cook to "Fan the Flame," C/O Cody Deese, 697 Hwy. 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Cook family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Charles E. Dugger

  
Charles Edwin Dugger, 72, 196 McQueen St., Butler, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A Washington County, Tenn., native, Mr. Dugger was a son of the late W.D. "Duff" and Mae Estes Dugger. He had lived his earlier life in Butler. He was a 1946 graduate of Watauga Academy, attended the University of Tennessee and received his master's degree from East Tennessee State University. Mr. Dugger was a retired school teacher with the Pinellas County, Fla., School System, having taught there for 26 ears. He returned to Butler a number of years ago.
   He was a member of the Butler Ruritan Club. He served as manager of the Butler Memorial Cemetery. He was on the board of directors of the Watauga Alumni Association. Mr. Dugger served eight years in the United States Air Force. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Anna Trivette Dugger, one son and daughter-in-law, John and Jill Dugger, Mount Pleasant, S.C., two sisters, Anna Adkins, Bristol, Va., and Wilma Grindstaff, Columbia, S.C., one granddaughter, Elizabeth Dugger, and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   DUGGER -- Memorial services for Charles Edwin Dugger, 72, 196 McQueen St., Butler, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday in the Butler Baptist Church, with the Rev. David Cunningham officiating. Friends may call at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Dugger to the Butler Museum, P.O. Box 261, Butler, TN 37640. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends of the Butler community. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Dugger family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Sylvesta Nidiffer

   Mrs. Sylvesta Nidiffer, 76, 214 Lovers Lane, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   A Carter County native, Mrs. Nidiffer was the daughter of the late Dan and Sula Jordan Cornett. She was preceded in death by two brothers, J.N. Cornett and Bill Cornett.
   Mrs. Nidiffer was a former employee of North American Rayon Corp. and Hillview Nursing Home. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include her husband, Arthur Nidiffer, of the home, two daughters, Lou Nidiffer, Watauga, and Carolyn Bowers, Elizabethton, one son, Jim Nidiffer, Gray, one sister, Peggy West, Kingsport, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick
  
   NIDIFFER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sylvesta Nidiffer, 76, 214 Lovers Lane, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jeff Davis officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2002, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be J. Garrison Nidiffer, Jeff Echols, John Bryant, Danny Williams, Danny West and James Reese. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Cornett, James Bryant, Roger Winters, Danny McQueen and Richard Huff. Everyone will meet at the Tetrick Funeral Home chapel at 9 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2002, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home. 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 the arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick
  
C. Terry Proffitt


   C. Terry Proffitt, 55, 764 Woodland Dr., died unexpectedly Thursday, June 20, 2002, at his residence.
   A Sullivan County native, Mr. Proffitt was a son of Grace R. Proffitt, Elizabethton, and the late James B. Proffitt.
   Mr. Proffitt was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church and the Piney Flats Masonic Lodge No. 547 F&AM. He was the owner and operator of Ridgewood Barbecue, with his mother, Mrs. Grace Proffitt for more than 20 years.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Barbara Proffitt, of the home, one daughter, Julie Proffitt, of the home, one brother, Larry M. Proffitt, Elizabethton, two nieces, Rebecca Wilkins and Lisa Peters, both of Elizabethton, and his best friends, Robert Schaff, Elizabethton, and Clarence McLaney, Bluff City.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick
  
   PROFFITT -- Funeral services for C. Terry Proffitt, 55, 764 Woodland Dr., Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, with Dr. Steve Meyerhoff officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Kristen Smith, pianist. Interment will follow in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jack McLaney, Robert Schaff, Clarence McLaney, Richard Sammons, Paul Dean Smith, Dr. Ted Taylor, Chris Cannon and J.V. Conley. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Stephen May. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Memorial Presbyterian Church Air Conditioning Fund, 100 E. F St., 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 the arrangements. www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick

George B. Sharp

   George Baxter Sharp, 89, 121 Christian Church Rd., Gray, died Friday, June 21, 2002, in the Hillview Health Care.
   A Carter County native, Mr. Sharp was a son of the late James K. Sharp, Jr. and Lena Morrell Sharp. He had lived a number of years in Washington County. Mr. Sharp was preceded in death by four sisters, Dora, Leota, and Maude Sharp, and Mable Langridge, and by one brother, Charles W. Sharp.
   Mr. Sharp was a retired farmer. He was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church.
   Survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law, James G. and Rebecca Sharp, Elizabethton, and Karl W. and Sue Sharp, Johnson City, one brother-in-law, Howard Langridge, Elizabethton, one special niece, Betty Lacy, and her family, Elizabethton, and several other nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SHARP -- Graveside services for George Baxter Sharp, 89, 121 Christian Church Rd., Gray, who died Friday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Boones Creek Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Sunday, will be David Lacy, Randy Lacy, Thornton Lacy, Lewis Markham, Jerry Hyder, Jim DuBose and Kelly Sharp. Honorary pallbearers will be John A. Hawkins, Norman Harrison, Fred Harwood, E. Niles Bowman, Paul Onks, Russell and Vera Sue Keenan, Dr. Robert E. Walter and Geraldine Arney, and the management and staff of Hillview Health Care. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 2:55 p.m. Sunday. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Lonnie F. Taylor

   Lonnie Floyd Taylor, 76, 183 Bulldog Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at his residence.
   A Carter County native, Mr. Taylor was a son of the late Tete and Grace Peters Taylor.
   Mr. Taylor was a retired employee of the powerhouse of North American Rayon Corp. He was a member of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Betty Blevins Taylor, two daughters, Phyllis Jean Swihart, Peru, Ind., and Edith Maxie Oswald, Elizabethton, one stepson, Ricky Pattero, Elizabethton, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Lonnie Floyd Taylor, 76, 183 Bulldog Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Revs. Ray Colbaugh and Steve Hilman officiating. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Garland Cemetery. The New Liberty Quartet will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, will be Deacon Bowers, Tony Taylor, Donnie Persinger, Conway Markland, William Richardson, Gary Morrell, Ronnie Campbell, Sam Maney and John Rainbolt. Honorary pallbearers will be Caldwell Markland, David Swihart, Curtis Swihart, Terry Brisco, Rob Greer, Claude Dave Richardson, Lester Estep, Mark Blevins and members of new Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Taylor family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Taylor family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Betty M. Turner

  
Mrs. Betty Joan Mottern Turner, 62, 142 Pleasant Dr., Johnson City, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at her residence following brief illness.
   Mrs. Turner was a native of Carter County and a daughter of Elma Sparks Mottern, Elizabethton, and the late C.R. "Cot" Mottern.
   Mrs. Turner was a 1986 graduate of East Tennessee State University and was an employee in the pharmacy department of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 23 years. Mrs. Turner was a member of the House of Von Hapsburg, a prominent and distinguished German-Austrian family. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, William T. Turner I, of the home, two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Turner, Elizabethton, and Karl John Turner, Johnson City, one brother, Paul Mottern, Elizabethton, two sisters, Sharon, Barnes, Elizabethton, and Linda McQueen, Greeneville, Tenn., one grandson, William Theodore Turner, II, and one granddaughter, Rachael Nicole Turner, both of Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   TURNER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Joan Mottern Turner, 62, 142 Pleasant Dr., Johnson City, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Revs. Garry Edwards and Bruce Hendrich officiating. Music will be by the Rev. Bruce Hendrich, soloist. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jim Randolph, Rex Draine, Keith Thompson, Floyd Estep, Tyler Britt, Pat Carper, Dan Kish, and Dr. Barney Willson. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of the pharmacy department of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and members of Oak Street Baptist Church. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 6-8 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence, 411 W. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, at any time. Everyone will meet at the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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

June 21, 2002

Reid B. Berry

   Reid B. Berry, 72, 1504 Strawberry Lane, Johnson City, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002.
   Mr. Berry was a native of Windom, Minn., and had resided in this area since 1967. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Erwin, where he served as a deacon and a choir member. He had served as minister of music at Southwestern Baptist Church and Cedar Grove Baptist Church, both in Johnson City. He was also a member of The Gideons International.
   Mr. Berry graduated from Mankato State University, Mankato, Minn., Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Ill., and East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. He was retired from the Missionary Aviation Department of Moody Bible Institute, Elizabethton, and was also an examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration.
   He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dayle Berry and Dean Berry, and a sister, Hope Hall.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann Berry; a son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Mindy Berry, Kettering, Ohio; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Lee and Brent Killian, West Palm Beach, Fla., Linnea and Doug Russum, Kingsport, and Deborah and Nathan Livingston, Seymour.; grandchildren, Stephen, Scott, Jeff and Jamie Berry, Jonathan, David and Matthew Killian, Jennifer and Joe Russum, Rachel, Rebekah, Daniel and Sarah Livingston; brothers and sisters, Wayne Berry, College Station, Texas, Joy (Dick) Huntley, Pueblo, Colo., Ron (Alice) Berry, Mahtomedi, Minn., Coreen (Peter) Larson, Pasadena, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Marion Berry and Sharon Berry, and brother-in-law, Dwight Hall. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BERRY -- Reid B. Berry, 72, 1504 Strawberry Lane, Johnson City, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 19, 2002. Reid was born in Windom, Minn., and had resided in this area since 1967. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann; a devoted father to a son and his wife, Mark and Mindy Berry of Kettering, Ohio; three daughters and their husbands, Mary Lee and Brent Killian of West Palm Beach, Fla., Linnea and Doug Russum of Kingsport, and Deborah and Nathan Livingston of Seymour, Tenn.; and a loving grandfather to Stephen, Scott, Jeff and Jamie Berry; Jonathan, David and Matthew Killian; Jennifer and Joe Russum; Rachel, Rebekah, Daniel and Sarah Livingston. His brothers and sisters are Wayne Berry of College Station, Texas, Joy (Dick) Huntley of Pueblo, Colo., Ron (Alice) Berry of Mahtomedi, Minn., Coreen (Peter) Larson of Pasadena, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Marion Berry and Sharon Berry, and brother-in-law, Dwight Hall; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dayle Berry of Denver, Colo., and Dean Berry of Minneapolis, Minn., and a sister, Hope Hall of Lynnwood, Wash. Reid was a member of First Baptist Church of Erwin, Tenn., where he served as a deacon and a choir member. He had served as minister of music at Southwestern Baptist Church and Cedar Grove Baptist Church, both in Johnson City. He was also a member of The Gideons International. He graduated from Mankato State University, Mankato, Minn., Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, Ill., and East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. Reid was retired from the Missionary Aviation Department of Moody Bible Institute. The flight school is located in Elizabethton, Tenn. He was also an examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration. Reid is now absent from the body and present with the Lord. The memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2002, at First Baptist Church, Erwin, with the Rev. Nathan Livingston officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bruce Hendrich. After the service there will be a gathering of family and friends in the fellowship hall. A private graveside service for family will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be the grandsons. Calling hours will be at Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. The family requests flowers be sent to the church for the memorial service. For those who wish, memorials may be made to Missionary Flights International, P.O. Box 15665, West Palm Beach, FL 33416 and Gideons International, P.O. Box 372, Mountain Home, TN 37684. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrickjc@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Joe C. Birchfield

   Joe C. Birchfield, 90, 118 Blackbird Lane, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Birchfield was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Nathan and Vasti Birchfield. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Mae McKinney Birchfield, and by three brothers and four sisters.
   Mr. Birchfield was the main fiddle player for the Roan Mountain Hill Toppers. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
   Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Clarence and Rosie Birchfield and Lit and Sue Birchfield, all of Roan Mountain, Earl and Burma Birchfield and Bill and Janice Birchfield, all of Hampton; and a daughter, Beatrice Thompson, Elizabethton. Thirteen grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BIRCHFIELD -- Funeral services for Joe C. Birchfield, 90, 118 Blackbird Lane, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, were conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Sugar Hollow Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Birchfield officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Gibbs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and friends. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Sugar Hollow Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Lit Birchfield, 260 Dark Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Jack Campbell

   Jack Campbell, 321 Race Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 21, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Linda C. Campbell

   Mrs. Linda C. Campbell, 53, 404 Heaton Street, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Hammond, Ind., and had been a resident of Carter County since 1973. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Dolly Cundiff Titus.
   Mrs. Campbell was an employee of U.S. Textile, Newland, N.C., and a member of Victory Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Rudolph Campbell, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Eddie Guinn, Roan Mountain; two grandsons, Titus Jake Guinn and Elisha Mack Guinn, both of Roan Mountain; a brother, Leslie Titus, Stockton, Calif.; and a sister, Joy Mastison, Fordsville, Ky. 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
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Linda C. Campbell, 53, 404 Heaton Street, Roan Mountain, who died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Victory Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Jerry Honeycutt officiating. Music will be under the direction of The Jack Jones Family and Jeri Ann Moore. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at Isaacs Cemetery, Buck Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from the deacons of Victory Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Victory Baptist Church, Gary Dugger, Steve Boone, Steve Campbell, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Victory Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 404 Heaton Street, Roan Mountain, at any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. To those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to Open Bible Hour, P.O. Box 100, Roan Mountain, TN 37687. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Rachel M. Clawson

   Rachel Mikell Clawson, 20, 168 Mike Clawson Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Rachel was a native of Carter County and a daughter of Michael and Sherry Tolley Clawson, of the home.
   Rachel was a 2000 graduate of Hampton High School, where she played on the Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team for four years. She attended Milligan College for one year on a basketball scholarship, and was a junior at East Tennessee State University.
   Rachel was a summer employee of Summers-Taylor, Inc., as a Flag Person. She was a member of Hampton Christian Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Seth Clawson, of the home; her paternal grandparents, Archie and Ilene Clawson, Elizabethton; her maternal grandparents, Jack and Sammie Tolley, Hampton; two uncles, Charles Clawson and his wife Kathy, and John C. Tolley and his wife Joan; one aunt, Joan Rinconas and her husband Balta. Several cousins also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CLAWSON -- Funeral services for Rachel Mikell Clawson, 20, 168 Mike Clawson Road, Hampton, who died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Dwayne Calhoun and Mr. Billy Jones officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 23, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, will be Jamie Honeycutt, David Lund, Shane Clawson, Charles Clawson, Charlie Tolley, David B. Tolley, Jason Clawson and Eddie Clawson. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Tipps, Dennis Whitson, Carl D. Estep, Dr. Ted Taylor, Leslie Campbell, Kim Walsh, Bill Anderson, Phillip Hileman, Herman Tolley, Howard Roberts, Wade Tolley, James "Bo" Garland, her special friends: Kenneth Bailey, Cyndie Troutman, Audrey Honeycutt, Bobby and Logan Bailey, Tina Stout and Jeff Underwood, and the Hampton High School Class of 2000 Lady Bulldogs Basketball Team: Cyndie Troutman, Tiffany Wiesel, Chrissy England, Tanika Andrews, Ginny White, Amanda Greene, Miranda Greene, Alice Peters, Kelly Shoun, Alison Pierce, Kari Stout, Jamie Timbs and Amber Farmer. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Clawson Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lou Ella S. Leonard

   Mrs. Lou Ella S. Leonard, 92, 139 Spring Street, Hampton, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a long illness.
   Mrs. Leonard was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Manley E. and Myrtle Lambert Sorrell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Robert Leonard, in 1982; two sons, James Norman Leonard and Donald Franklin Leonard; two brothers, James I. Sorrell and Lambert V. Sorrell; and a sister, Lois Harvey.
   Mrs. Leonard was a former employee of American Bemberg Corporation and a member of Hampton First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Hampton Garden Club and the Hampton Chapter #470 Order of the Eastern Star.
   Survivors include three brothers, Lon E. Sorrell, Winston-Salem, N.C., and twin brothers, Luther Sorrell, Ocala, Fla., and Lewis Sorrell, Sun City, Calif.; a sister, Lorraine Baker, Elizabethton; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Norman Leonard, Hampton; and three grandchildren, Teresa Hyder, Unicoi, Angela Williamson, Jonesborough, and James Norman Leonard II, Erwin. Seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   LEONARD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lou Ella S. Leonard, 92, 139 Spring Street, Hampton, who died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. James Archer and the Rev. Mickey Beal officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Matthew Hyder, Marion Hyder, Jeff Williamson, Johnathen Woods, James Woods, Gary Leonard, Dewayne Calhoun and Terry Brumitt. Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Sorrell, Charles Gilbert, Clyde Fuller, Kenneth Leonard, Paul Leonard, Cecil Hyder, Larry Hyder, James Norman Leonard II, the Rev. Haskel Ingram, the Rev. Bobby Stout, Walter Teague, members of Hampton Chapter #470 of the Order of the Eastern Star and Lent Ellington. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Friends may also call at the residence of a granddaughter, Teresa Hyder, 6011 Simerly Creek Road, Unicoi, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Terry Proffitt

   Terry Proffitt, 55, 764 Woodlawn Drive, Elizabethton, died expectedly Thursday, June 20, 2002, at his residence.
   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

June 20, 2002

Joe C. Birchfield


   Joe C. Birchfield, 90, 118 Blackbird Lane, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Birchfield was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Nathan and Vasti Birchfield. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Mae McKinney Birchfield, and by three brothers and four sisters.
   Mr. Birchfield was the main fiddle player for the Roan Mountain Hill Toppers. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
   Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Clarence and Rosie Birchfield and Lit and Sue Birchfield, all of Roan Mountain, Earl and Burma Birchfield and Bill and Janice Birchfield, all of Hampton. Thirteen grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BIRCHFIELD -- Funeral services for Joe C. Birchfield, 90, 118 Blackbird Lane, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Sugar Hollow Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Birchfield officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Gibbs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and friends. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Sugar Hollow Free Will Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Lit Birchfield, 260 Dark Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain is in charge of arrangements.

Linda C. Campbell

   Linda C. Campbell, 53, 404 Heaton Street, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Rachel M. Clawson

   Rachel Mikell Clawson, 20, 168 Mike Clawson Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

William T. Crockett

   William Thomas "Bill" Crockett, 67, 741 McQueen Street, Butler, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 18, 2002, in Hampton.
   Mr. Crockett was a native of Carter County and a son of the late D.H. and Sarah Millsaps Crockett. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Claude Millsaps.
   Mr. Crockett was a retired truck driver with Howell Mast Trucking Company, Boone, N.C., and formerly had been a truck driver for E.T. & W.N.C. for a number of years. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was a member of Butler Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Lena Forrester Crockett; a daughter and son-in-law, June Lewis and Jim Griffitts, Gray; a brother, Terry Millsaps, Englewood, Ohio; three grandchildren, James William Griffitts and his wife, Angie, Michelle Elaine Hawkins and her husband, David, all of Gray, and Brian Aaron Griffitts and his wife, Amanda, USAF, Oklahoma City, Okla.; and two great-grandchildren, Matthew Aaron James Hawkins and Austin Tyler Hawkins. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CROCKETT -- Funeral services for William Thomas "Bill" Crockett, 67, 741 McQueen Street, Butler, who died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Cunningham and the Rev. Bruce Simcox officiating. Music will be provided by Allen and Ann Moody. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 21, in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be grandsons and nephews: James Griffitts, Brian Griffitts, David Hawkins, James Forrester, Craig Tester and Doyle Tester. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Griffitts, Bob Cable, Bob Ward, Jake Walsh, Sam Pierce, David Griffey, Jim Cable, Bud McCloud, Jess Dillard, Bob Barnes, James Johnson, Howard Courtner, Danny Stout, Darin Isaacs, Percy Matherly, George Shoun, George Moncatch, Benny Carroll, Bud Honeycutt, members and friends of Butler Baptist Church and former employees of E.T. & W.N.C. Truck Lines. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Crockett Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lou Ella Leonard

   Mrs. Lou Ella Leonard, 92, formerly of 139 Spring Street, Hampton, died Wednesday, June 20, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Etzel "Bart" Richardson

   Etzel "Bart" Richardson, 14, 2682 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Monday, June 17, 2002, in Elizabethton.
   A native of Washington County, he was the son of Etzel H. Richardson Jr., Elizabethton, and Sylvia Miller Richardson, Johnson City.
   Bart was of the Baptist faith and was a student at Science Hill High School. His hobbies were basketball and fishing.
   He was preceded in death by a sister, Matoka Richardson, and his maternal grandparents, Buck and Sylvia Lee Miller.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a twin sister, Jessica "Sissy" Richardson, of the home; four half brothers, Brian Carden, Elizabethton, Kenny Hurt, Jeffrey Hurt and Jimmy Hurt, all of Johnson City; his paternal grandparents, Etzel and Finia Richardson, Elizabethton; and several special friends, Jordan Allen, Roger O. Hardin and Sonny Elliott, all of Elizabethton, and Frank Painter of North Carolina. Several aunts, uncles, 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
  
   RICHARDSON -- Graveside services for Etzel "Bart" Richardson, 14, 2682 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 17, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 21, at Taylor Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be under the direction of Roger Hardin. Active pallbearers will be Roger O. Hardin, Jerry Richardson, Brian Allen Carden, J.D. Ward, David Whaley, Sonny Elliott, Jimmy Hurt, Kenny Hurt and Jerry Lunceford. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of his grandparents, Etzel and Finia Richardson, 114 Dove Lane, 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.

Willard O. White

   Willard O. "Wid" White, 84, 107 Earl McKinney Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. White was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Roy McKinley and Dove Pierce White. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Wynette Blevins, and a brother, Frank White.
   Mr. White was a member of Doe River Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran of World War II and was retired from Bemberg Corporation.
   Survivors include his wife, Wilma White, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Max W. and Brenda White and Robert L. and Penny White, all of Elizabethton; a daughter, Susan D. Townsend, Miami, Fla.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a sister, Zola Snyder, Mountain City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WHITE -- Funeral services for Willard O. "Wid" White, 84, 107 Earl McKinney Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Wade and the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Lakeview Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and nephews. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Friday. Graveside military honors will be presented by the Johnson City Marine Corps. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37644. The family will receive friends in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday and other times at the residence. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

June 19, 2002

Joe Birchfield

   Joe Birchfield, 90, 118 Blackbird Lane, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

William T. Crockett

   William T. "Bill" Crockett, of Butler, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Tom C. Greer

   Tom C. Greer, 48, 824 Chestnut Drive, Mountain City, died Monday, June 17, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Greer was a native of Johnson County and was employed by Moretz Paving. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner, and also served on the Mountain City Police Force for a number of years. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Carl Walsh, Mountain City; his parents, Ray and Anna Stout Greer, Butler; a brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Glenda Greer, Butler; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Leonard Perry and Christy and George Trent, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GREER -- Military graveside services for Tom C. Greer, 48, 824 Chestnut Drive, Mountain City, who died Monday, June 17, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Sunset Memorial Park, Mountain City, accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Dr. Donald Walters, Roger Gentry, D.C. Pierce, Bud Townsend, Raymond Arnold, Bill Pope and Charlie Norris. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send memorial contributions to the Johnson County Rescue Squad and Mountain City Fire Department. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Park. Condolences may be made to the family via e-mail at hux-lipford@funeral/plans.com. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Etzel Richardson

   Etzel "Bart" Richardson, 14, 2682 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Monday, June 17, 2002, in Elizabethton.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   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

Willard O. White

   Willard O. White, 84, formerly of 107 Earl McKinney Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
   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

June 18, 2002

No Obituaries

June 17, 2002

William D. Isaacs Jr.

   William D. "Bill" Isaacs Jr., 45, 331 Bishop Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Isaacs was a native of Carter County and the son of William D. Isaacs Sr., Elizabethton, and the late Jane McKinney Isaacs. He was also preceded in death by a nephew, Brian Thomas.
   Mr. Isaacs was owner of Isaacs Pools and Spas. He was a member of the Bristol Speedway Bracket Club.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Kathy Isaacs, of the home; his stepmother, Mildred Isaacs, Elizabethton; three sons, William David Isaacs III, Russell Stuart Isaacs and Richard Steven Isaacs, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Timothy Wayne Isaacs, Knoxville; two sisters, Deborah Thomas and Diane Roberson, both of Elizabethton; his mother-in-law, Arliss Campbell, Elizabethton; and his paternal grandmother, AnnaBell Isaacs, 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
  
   ISAACS -- Funeral services for William D. "Bill" Isaacs Jr., 45, 331 Bishop Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 15, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. Willie Malone officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jamie Marley and Kris McNeil. The family will receive friends following the service, or at the residence, at any time. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ed Grindstaff, Rick Parlier, Tim Parlier, Frank Fitzsimmons, Sam Burnett, Darrell Hardin, John Burleson and Eddie Scalf. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Thomas Jr., Walker Roberson, Darrell Crow and Kenny Lethcoe. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Virgil B. Madden

   Virgil "Buck" Boss Madden, 79, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mr. Madden was a native of Grayhawk, Ky., and the son of the late Clint and Emma Jane Gabbard Madden. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Lloyd Madden.
   Mr. Madden was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Nancy Caroline Livingston Madden, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sue and Dick Geiling and Vonnie Clarkston, all of Indiana; a son, Tom Madden, of Indiana; a stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Brenda and Chet Crosswhite, Elizabethton; five stepsons and a stepdaughter-in-law, Paul Carden, of the home, Stacy Carden, Elizabethton, James "Woody" and Laura Carden, Denton, N.C., Bill Carden and George Carden, both of California; a sister, Bertella Lainhart, of Kentucky; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 14 step-grandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two step-granddaughters and one step-grandson-in-law, Shannon and Tracy Holtsclaw and Ashley Norris.
   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
  
   MADDEN -- Funeral services for Virgil "Buck" Boss Madden, 79, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 15, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Stockton and the Rev. Willie Campbell officiating. Music will be under the direction of the New Life Gospel Singers. Interment will follow at Garland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be James Arnold, Kenny Johnson, Tracy Holtsclaw, Jim Arnett, Bob Holtsclaw, Wayne Price and Eddie Price. A special "Thank You" to Dr. Robert Walter, the Nursing Staff on the 3rd Floor and Respiratory of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials 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.

Wade H. Perry

   Wade Hal Perry, 74, 131 Zeb Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, died suddenly Sunday, June 16, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital.
   Mr. Perry was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Hal and Estella Taylor Perry. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Edwin Perry and Danny Perry.
   Mr. Perry was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church and an employee of Richard Diehl Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Matoka Grindstaff Perry, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lenice Perry, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa "Missie" and Allen Barnett, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Jeremy Perry and his wife Holly, Piney Flats, Matthew Perry, David Perry, Shane Heaton and Sarah Heaton, all of Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Emily Perry; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Katheryn Perry, Elizabethton, and Jerry and Pam Perry, Elkhart, Ind.; six sisters and two brothers-in-law, Emma Jean Cox, Sue Pirtle, Maxine Rust and Carolyn and Bobby Dozier, all of Elkhart, Ind., Fredia and Willard "Pete" Kyte, Winder, Ga., and Teresa and Dave Riedl, Watertown, Wis.; and two sisters-in-law, Shelby Smith, Mentor, Ohio, and Joyce Perry, Gosher, Ind. 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
  
   PERRY -- Funeral services for Wade Hal Perry, 74, 131 Zeb Grindstaff Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 16, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. Dennis Deese, the Rev. Eric Eggers and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Interment will follow the service at Combs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of Richard Diehl Company, the Junior Adult Sunday School Class of Hunter First Baptist Church, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 131 Zeb Grindstaff 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.

June 16, 2002

James L. Bass Jr.

   LIMA, Ohio -- James L. Bass Jr., 77, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
   Mr. Bass was a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and a son of the late James Sr. and Elizabeth Bass. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Odessa Bass, July 1, 1997; a daughter, Deborah Mae Bass; and a son, James Bass Jr.
   Mr. Bass was a 40-year employee of the Lima Engine Plant of Ford Motor Company, having retired in 1997. He was employed as a reliefman on the assembly line. He was a member of Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ and a member of the UAW.
   Mr. Bass had been a decorated World War II Army veteran, receiving four Bronze Stars.
   Survivors include four sons and two daughters-in-law, Darren and Penny Bass, Lima, James D. Bass, Elizabethton, Tenn., Dexter A. Bass, Mansfield, Ohio, and Terrance and Vanassa Bass, Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diane and Laval Malachi, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Donna and LeTroy McFadden, Leesburg, Va.; a sister, Edna Forney, Atlanta, Ga.; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Margaret and Russel Harris, Powell, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, Deborah McFadden, Chavon McFadden, Darren Bass, Taylor Bass, Rodney Bass, Shane Coomes, Alexis Bass and Jazmne Bass; and one great-grandchild, Cory McFadden.
   Siferd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BASS -- Funeral services for James L. Bass Jr., 77, who died Thursday, June 13, 2002, in Lima, Ohio, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, June 17, from the Mt. Olive Church of God in Christ. Graveside services and interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Military Rites accorded by the Lima VFW Post #1275. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 16, in the Siferd Westwood Funeral Home Chapel. Siferd Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.

Lester O. Cousins

   Lester O. Cousins, 84, 507 Wendover Drive, Johnson City, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Cousins was a native of Unicoi County and had lived in Washington County most of his life. He was the son of the late Issac Steven and Anna Sue Mumpower Cousins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Garland Cousins, in 1998; a son, Ralph Cousins; a brother, Guy Cousins; two sisters, Katherine Dempsey and Lyndall Cousins; and two grandsons.
   Mr. Cousins was a member of the Church of Jesus and a retired employee of Tennessee Eastman, Kingsport.
   Survivors include two sons, Issac Steven Cousins, Elizabethton, and Lester Kyle Cousins, Hubert, N.C.; a daughter, June Brown, of the home; two adopted daughters, Linda Faye Gravley, Johnson City, and Kathy Kylene Howard, Austin, Texas; and a brother, Stanley Cousins of Michigan. Seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-2101, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   COUSINS -- Funeral services for Lester O. Cousins, 84, 507 Wendover Drive, Johnson City, who died Saturday, June 15, 2002, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, from the Church of Jesus with Pastor George Hall officiating. Family and friends will meet at Oak Hill Cemetery at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, for the graveside service. Pallbearers will be selected. Mr. Cousins will be taken to the church Sunday afternoon where the family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m., prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Willard Dial

   Willard Dial, 85, 110 Danny Mathes Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Dial was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Oscar Pless and Cordie Morrell Dial.
   Mr. Dial was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include his wife, Sarah Clemons Dial, of the home; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Arlie and Linda Dial, Watauga, Larry and Mindi Dial, Elizabethton, and Marvin Dial, Watauga; a brother, Lawrence Dial, Elizabethton; three granddaughters, Julie Dial, Johnson City, Chris Dial and Mikala Dial, both of Elizabethton; three grandsons, Allen Dial and Johnathan Dial, both of Elizabethton, and David Dial, Watauga; a great-grandchild, Brandon Dial, Elizabethton; and a special niece, Marie Franklin, 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
  
   DIAL -- Funeral services for Willard Dial, 85, 110 Danny Mathes Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 15, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Jordan and Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Colbaugh Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jeff Pritchard, Robert Dugger, Finys Pennycuff, Harry Woods, Wiley Lambert, Charley Roe, Wiley Oliver, Frankie Richardson and Dayton Harrell. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Larry Dial, 122 Danny Mathes Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Fairview Baptist Church, Building Fund, 585 Watauga Road, Watauga, TN 37694 or to Borderview Christian Church, Building Fund, 1338 Bristol Highway, 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.

Wilma C. Yap

   Wilma Dale Cable Yap, 60, 23412 Highway 44-A, Eustis, Fla., died Friday, June 7, 2002, at her residence following a lengthy battle with cancer.
   Mrs. Yap was a native of Jonesborough, where she spent her early life, and moved to Florida in 1977. She was a daughter of the late Wheeler Robert and Pauline Helen Stout Cable and was also preceded in death by a sister, Trilla C. Mottern.
   Mrs. Yap was a graduate of East Tennessee State University, earning both her bachelor's and graduate degrees, and had also done work toward a doctorate in Education Administration. She served with the Peace Corps in Malaysia in the mid-1960s.
   Mrs. Yap taught school in Jonesborough and other schools in this area before moving to Florida. In Florida, she was a teacher at the Harry-Anna Crippled Children's Home, Umatilla Elementary School, Fruitland Park Elementary School, Triangle Elementary School and Seminole Springs Elementary School. She was also Fruitland's Dean of Students. She had attended Jonesborough Church of Christ while living here and was a member of Orange Avenue Church of Christ in Eustis.
   Survivors include her husband, Michael P. Yap, of the home; a son, Kim-Thau Yap, Flower Mound, Texas; a daughter, Kim-Yen Yap O'Neal, Umatilla, Fla.; a brother, Lowell H. Cable, Gray; and five sisters, Sherri L. Hale, Kingsport, Connie J. Latner, Atlanta, Ga., Joan Cable Anderson, Tega Cay, S.C., Theona N. Moorehouse, Kingsport, and Marie Buckingham, Gray. Five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   YAP -- Funeral services for Wilma Dale Cable Yap, 60, 23412 Highway 44-A, Eustis, Fla., who died Friday, June 7, 2002, at her home, were conducted Sunday, June 9, at Orange Avenue Church of Christ in Eustis. For those who wish, the family requests memorials to the Mount Dora Christian Home and Bible School, 301 W. 13th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757. Condolences may be sent to the Yap family at P.O. Box 27, Umatilla, FL 32784. Serving the Yap family were Beyers Funeral Home, Umatilla, FL (352-669-2146) and Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, (423-282-1521).