July 14, 2002

Robert E. Bolton

   Robert Eugene "Bob" Bolton, 69, 537 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Bolton was a native of Tignall, Ga., and a son of the late George Henry Bolton Sr. and Mary Frances Belcher Bolton. He was also preceded in death by five sisters and five brothers.
   Mr. Bolton had lived in the Siam Community for the past eight years. He was a retired Civil Superintendent with Daniel Construction Company and a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 and the Jericho Shrine, Kingsport. He was a member of Siam Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Naddia Solomon Bolton; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Cheryl Forrest of Venezuela, Kathy and Johnny Stone of Alabama, and Aggie and Rhett Davis of South Carolina; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Terri Bolton and Gregg and Lisa Bolton, all of South Carolina; a stepdaughter, Cindy Neas of Tennessee; a stepson, Ricky Sane of Pennsylvania; a sister, Belle Shoemaker of Georgia; a brother, Claude Bolton of Georgia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Myers and Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Solomon, all of Greeneville; his sisters-in-law, Betty Bolton of North Carolina and Frances Bolton of Georgia; and his mother-in-law, Pauline T. Solomon. Twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery in Greeneville. Pallbearers will be selected from members of the Beersheba Lodge #449. Masonic Honors will also be provided by the Beersheba Lodge #449. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Edward G. Gildersleeve

   Edward Gibson Gildersleeve, 90, 1305 Iris Avenue, Johnson City, died Friday, July 12, 2002, at North Side Hospital.
   Mr. Gildersleeve was a native of Abingdon, Va., and had lived in Johnson City since 1939. He was a son of the late Basil Greenway Gildersleeve and Hester Elizabeth Rowe Gildersleeve and was also preceded in death by a son, Edward Gildersleeve Jr., and by two brothers and a sister.
   Mr. Gildersleeve was a member of Salem Presbyterian Church at Washington College. He was a former owner of Gildersleeve Motor Company in Elizabethton.
   Survivors include his wife, Florence Brown Gildersleeve; two sons, John R. Gildersleeve, San Antonio, Texas, and Stuart M. Gildersleeve, Tampa, Fla.; and seven grandchildren, Stuart Gildersleeve Jr., Tampa, Fla., Andrew Gildersleeve, Mobile, Ala., William R. Gildersleeve, Tampa, Fla., Ashley M. Gildersleeve, San Antonio, Texas, Derek E. Gildersleeve, San Antonio, Texas, Roger F. Gildersleeve, Charlottesville, Va., and Gordon Gildersleeve, Lexington, Ky. Three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial services for Mr. Gildersleeve will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Interment will be at a later date.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Ned T. Greer

   Ned T. "Pap" Greer, 81, 253 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, July 12, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.
   Mr. Greer was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Walter and Goldie Irick Greer. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Greer, and two brothers.
   Mr. Greer was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church and a former Sunday School teacher for the Old Men's Fellowship Class. He was a retired self-employed painter and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Betty Dugger Greer, of the home; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Carol and Loyd Greer, Elizabethton, Nona Gilbert and Randy Gruntzel, Newport, and Kathy Garrison, Spring City; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Teddy and Evelyn Greer and Jerry Greer, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Ray Greer, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Cordie Hyatt, Elizabethton, Dottie Greer, Johnson City, and Chloe Fleenor, Mountain City. Nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   GREER -- Funeral services for Ned T. "Pap" Greer, 81, 253 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, July 12, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, July 15, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Estep and the Rev. H. Brooks Peters officiating. Music will be under the direction of Amy Moore. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Dugger Cemetery, Sugar Grove Community, Johnson County. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and sons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Stoney Creek Baptist Church and members of the Old Men's Fellowship Sunday School Class of Stoney Creek Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Loyd Greer, 259 Rome Hollow Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Carolyn L. Johnson

   Carolyn Lance Johnson, 55, 138 DeLoach Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Johnson was a native of Cherokee County, N.C., and had lived most of her life in the Tri-Cities area. She was a daughter of the late Elbert Ganard Lance and Margie Clementine Johnson Lance and was also preceded in death by her husband, Arvil Harrison Johnson.
   Mrs. Johnson was a retired CNA, having been employed by Roan Highland Nursing Center.
   Survivors include six brothers, Ganard Lance, Crossville, Sherman Wachel Lance, Arnold Michael Lance and James Dennis Lance, all of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Eddie Jule Lance, Elizabethton, and Thomas Jefferson Lance, Jonesborough, and two sisters, Charlotte Marie DeLoach, Elizabethton, and Georgia Maxine Western, Telford. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   JOHNSON -- Graveside services for Carolyn Lance Johnson, 55, 138 DeLoach Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, July 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Washington County Memory Gardens. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Online condolences to the Johnson Family may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence and at the home of her nephew, 1920 East Myrtle Avenue, Johnson City. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

William F. Oxendine Sr.

   William F. "Bill" Oxendine Sr., 81, 2471 Roaring Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C., following an extended illness.
   Mr. Oxendine was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charles and Bessie Hopson Oxendine. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Corinth Heaton Oxendine, in 1957, and by several brothers and sisters.
   Mr. Oxendine was a member of Roan Mountain United Methodist Church. He was a retired millwight from Daniel Construction Company and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Doris Lyons Oxendine, of the home; five daughters and three sons-in-law, Mary and Harry Franz, Knoxville, Edrie "Jody" and Kenneth Bristol, Hampton, Anita Baker and Billie Oxendine, both of Roan Mountain, and Anna and Darrell Tolley, Elizabethton; a son, William Oxendine Jr., Roan Mountain; two sisters, Florence Forbes and Minnie Belle Hughes, both of Elizabethton; and three brothers, Ray "Doc" Oxendine, Roan Mountain, Charles "Bud" Oxendine and Hassell Oxendine, both of Concord, N.C. Fourteen grandchildren, a great-grandson, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   OXENDINE -- Funeral services for William F. "Bill" Oxendine Sr., 81, 2471 Roaring Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, July 13, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, July 15, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Billy Morgan and the Rev. Don Julian officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Peters Cemetery on Ripshin. Active pallbearers will be the following grandsons: Brian Franz, Craig Franz, Chris Howard, Joe Howard, James Howard, Greg Bristol, Darrell Tolley Jr., and a friend, Paul VerEllen. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Glen Johnson, Richard "Pete" Johnson, Dr. Roger Heschong and Ronnie Street. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain. Friends may also call at the residence, 2471 Roaring Creek Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

William H. Presson

   William H. "Bill" Presson, 83, 209 West "F" Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Presson was a native of Johnson City and a son of the late William H. Sr. and Nelle Swingle Presson. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Frances P. Laws.
   Mr. Presson was a 1937 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He was a retired agent from Metropolitan Life Insurance Company with 25 years of service and a U.S. Marine veteran of World War II. He was a member of Elizabethton First United Methodist Church and the Men's Wesley Bible Class.
   Survivors include his wife, Florence Markland Presson, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Lisa Presson, Raleigh, N.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Kenneth Carden, Aiken, S.C.; two grandsons, Jimmy Presson, Orlando, Fla., and Will Presson, Raleigh, N.C.; and two granddaughters, Kimberly P. Hadley, Columbia, S.C., and Lasey L. Wagner, Groton, Conn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   PRESSON -- Funeral services for William H. "Bill" Presson, 83, 209 West "F" Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, July 13, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, July 15, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Presson, Joe Manning, Sam Ritchie, Richard Grindstaff, Jack Lovegrove, Carroll Broome, David McMaster and James McMaster. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Men's Wesley Bible Class of Elizabethton First United Methodist Church, Phil Givens, Dr. Christopher Sholes, Charlie Carden, David Mink, Bill Sluder, Jim Manning, Jack Ramsey, Wallace Crawford, Roy McKinney and E.C. Sellars. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the General Fund of First United Methodist Church, 325 East "E" Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence at any time. Those wishing to attend the graveside service will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Presson Family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Sue Rogers

   ATHENS, Ala. -- Sue Rogers, 55, Woodside Drive, Athens, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. Rogers was a native of North Carolina and a daughter of the late Samuel Stanley and Pearl Aletha Jones Stanley.
   Mrs. Rogers had lived in Limestone and Madison County for 36 years. She was an employee of Boeing in Huntsville and a member of the Mid-Way Baptist Church and choir in Athens.
   Survivors include her husband, Wade Rogers, Athens; a son, Troy Rogers, Athens; three brothers, Kenneth Stanley, Gayle Stanley and Ralph Stanley, all of Roan Mountain, Tenn.; and two sisters, Judy Presnell, Roan Mountain, Tenn., and Florence Hughes, Johnson City, Tenn.
   Funeral services and interment were conducted Saturday, July 13, in Athens. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Limestone County, P.O. Box 626, Athens, AL 35612.
   McConnell Funeral Home, Athens, Ala., (256) 232-1515, was in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Dennis E. Ward

   The Rev. Dennis E. Ward, 62, 229 Whaleytown Road, Fish Springs Community, Butler, died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   The Rev. Ward was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John Jr. and Lethia Price Ward. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Winfrey, and a brother, Alonza Ward.
   The Rev. Ward was a member of Elk River Baptist Church. He was a retired minister, having pastored several area churches, and was also a retired employee of J.E. Greene Construction Company, as a heavy equipment operator.
   Survivors include his wife, Beulah Vines Ward, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Freda and John Wagner Jr., Elizabethton; two sisters, Effie Henson and Jewel Whitener, both of Butler; two brothers, John Ward, Chestnut Grove, Va., and Henry Ward, Butler; several nieces and nephews; a special brother-in-law, John Vines, Butler; and a special friend, Joyce Dugger, Butler.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WARD -- Funeral services for The Rev. Dennis E. Ward, 62, 229 Whaleytown Road, Fish Springs Community, Butler, who went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 12, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Lyons officiating. Music will be under the direction of The Salvation Singers. Interment will follow the service at Vines Cemetery, Fish Springs Community, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Steve Payne, Paul Campbell, Dick Ward, Doug Vines, Johnny Garland, Jesse Garland and Beryl Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Finney, Delmas Bunton and Charlie Vines. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 229 Whaleytown Road, Fish Springs Community, Butler, 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.

July 12, 2002

Robert E. Bolton


   Robert Eugene "Bob" Bolton, 69, 537 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Bolton was a native of Tignall, Ga., and a son of the late George Henry Bolton Sr. and Mary Frances Belcher Bolton. He was also preceded in death by five sisters and five brothers.
   Mr. Bolton had lived in the Siam Community for the past eight years. He was a retired Civil Superintendent with Daniel Construction Company and a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 and the Jericho Shrine, Kingsport. He was a member of Siam Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Nedda Solomon Bolton; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Cheryl Forrest of Venezuela, Kathy and Johnny Stone of Alabama, and Aggie and Rhett Davis of South Carolina; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Terri Bolton and Gregg and Lisa Bolton, all of South Carolina; a stepdaughter, Cindy Neas of Tennessee; a stepson, Ricky Sane of Pennsylvania; a sister, Belle Shoemaker of Georgia; a brother, Claude Bolton of Georgia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Myers and Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Solomon, all of Greeneville; and his sisters-in-law, Betty Bolton of North Carolina and Frances Bolton of Georgia. Twelve grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BOLTON -- Funeral services for Robert Eugene "Bob" Bolton, 69, 537 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, in the St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greeneville. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Bolton to the Jericho Shrine, Shriners Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 5548, Kingston, TN 37663 or to the Siam Baptist Church, 2414 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Bolton Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lockie G. Coleman

   Lockie Grindstaff Coleman, 89, 246 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Coleman was a native of Unicoi County and the daughter of the late James and Cindy Hyder Grindstaff.
   Mrs. Coleman was a homemaker and had attended various local churches.
   Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Dana Coleman, of the home; a son, Frank Coleman Sr., Atlanta, Ga.; and two daughters, Shirley Messer, Bluff City, and Lucille Lyons, Elizabethton. Thirteen grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren 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
  
   COLEMAN -- Funeral services for Lockie Grindstaff Coleman, 89, 246 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, July 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Perry Markland and the Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Music will be under the direction of Trilla Little, organist. Interment will follow the service at Lyons Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Frank Coleman Jr., Greg Coleman, Jeff Lyons, Gilbert Honeycutt, Joe Stout, Kenneth Stevens and Buddy Little. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

William E. Gosnell

   William "Billy" E. Gosnell, 79, 115 Frank Hilbert Road, Jonesborough, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Gosnell was a native of Greene County but had lived in Washington County most of his life. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillie Payne Gosnell Tucker, and stepfather, Sam Tucker; his father, Drifty Hopson Gosnell, and stepmother, Ella Cutshall Gosnell; and two brothers, Vernon and J.D. Gosnell.
   Mr. Gosnell was a retired contractor and was a Baptist.
   Survivors include his wife, Fannie Mae Fortner Henshaw Gosnell; three sons, Farrell Gosnell and Shannon Gosnell, both of Johnson City, and John Gosnell, Telford; three daughters, Vivian Rasnick, Telford, Tara Vance, Johnson City, and Joanie Lewis, Erwin; five stepsons, Lynn James, Bobby James and David James Gaskey, all of North Carolina, Bill Henshaw of New Hampshire, and Jeff Henshaw, South Haven., Miss.; two stepdaughters, Glenda Ward, Quinn, Mich., and Beverly Bowman, Jonesborough; two brothers, Ronald Gosnell and Jimmy Gosnell, both of Greeneville; and three sisters, Ola Story, Jonesborough, Daisy Kyker and Regina Jennings, both of Greeneville. Seventeen grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 15 stepgrandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive.
   Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-2245, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GOSNELL -- Funeral services for William "Billy" E. Gosnell, 79, 115 Frank Hilbert Road, Jonesborough, who died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating. Interment will follow at Maplelawn Cemetery, Jonesborough. Active pallbearers will be Joe Craddock, Chris Lefler, Andy Bowman, Billy Story, Troy Story, Jeff Vance, Jerome Vance, Jason Vance and Eric Gosnell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of the arrangements.

Shirley J. Nave

   Shirley Jean Nave, 65, 121 Hope Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Miss Nave was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late James Orville and Dorcas Byers Nave.
   Miss Nave was a 1957 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a retired employee of Denise Lingerie, Johnson City, and a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include four sisters, Azilee Buckles and Ruble Campbell, both of Elizabethton, Arbee Johnson, Nashville, and Norma Sue Miller, Kernersville, N.C., and four brothers, Thurman Nave, Sheltham, Md., Sidney Nave, Johnson City, Kenneth Nave, Elizabethton, and David Nave, Onley, Md. Several nieces, nephews and special friends also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Shirley Jean Nave, 65, 121 Hope Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, July 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Don Fisher and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday, will be Scott Miller, Jerome Nave, Phillip Buckles, Larry Bowers, Charles "Dude" LaPorte and Frank Childers. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Miss Nave to Hunter First Baptist Church, Building Fund, 693 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Nave Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sue Rogers

   Mrs. Sue Rogers, 55, of Athens, Ala., formerly of Elizabethton, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   McConnell Funeral Home, 1200 E. Forrest Street, Athens, Ala., (256) 232-1515, is in charge of arrangements.

Edna M. Sproles

   Mrs. Edna M. Sproles, 86, 400 London Pride Road, Irmo, S.C., formerly of 1208 Happy Valley Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, in the Brian Center, Columbia, S.C.
   Mrs. Sproles was a native of Russell County, Va., and a daughter of the late Thomas E. and Carlie Sullivan Tignor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Albert F. "Andy" Sproles, March 7, 1997, a granddaughter, Jill Sproles, and by four sisters and two brothers.
   Mrs. Sproles had lived in Elizabethton since 1937 before moving to South Carolina a few years ago. She was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Nila Smith, Irmo, S.C., and a son, Tommy Sproles, Elizabethton. Six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SPROLES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Edna M. Sproles, 86, 400 London Pride Road, Irmo, S.C., formerly of 1208 Happy Valley Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich and the Rev. Bob Polk officiating. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, will be Gene Smith, Hasferd Slemp, Jim Williams, Ralph Fletcher, Ron Berry and Jerry Stout. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Sproles Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

 

July 11, 2002

Lockie G. Coleman

   Lockie Grindstaff Coleman, 89, 246 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   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

Belle Roberts

   Belle Roberts, 89, 2919 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Henry and Jane Hill Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard H. Roberts, a daughter, Callie Roberts, a daughter-in-law, Nancy Roberts, and by three brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church. She was a housewife.
   Survivors include a son, Donald L. Roberts, Hampton; a brother, Sam Johnson, of the home; a sister, Mary Morton, Elizabethton; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Debra and Perry Rambo and Donna and John Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; two great-grandsons, Lonnie R. Harding Jr. and Nicholas Papantoniou, both of Elizabethton; and one great-great-granddaughter, Shelby Harding, 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

July 10, 2002

Pauline T. Edwards


   Mrs. Pauline Taylor Edwards, 75, 1208 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Edwards was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late William W. and Flora Smith Taylor. She was also preceded in death by a brother, William W. Taylor, and a sister, Helen Louise Taylor.
   Mrs. Edwards was a retired employee of General Motors, Motor Division, with 32 years of service. She was a charter member of Marine Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio.
   Survivors include her husband, William Edwards Jr., of the home; six sisters and two brothers-in-law, Evelyn L. Taylor and Betty and Bill Roten, all of Elizabethton, Margaret Carver, Hampton, Mildred and Bill Carriger and Edna Archer, all of Johnson City, and Mary Baker, Dayton, Ohio; and three sisters-in-law, Mable Honeycutt, Elizabethton, Sue Hart and her husband, Garland, Knoxville, and Sylvia Hopkins, West Jefferson, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   EDWARDS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Taylor Edwards, 75, 1208 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, July 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Minister Gerald Holly officiating. Music will be by Minister Gerald and Gloria Holly. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen May, Dr. Ronald McGowan, Dr. Christopher Sholes and Dr. Daniel McCoy. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence, 1208 Broad Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Pansy F. Garrette

   Pansy Frances Keene Garrette, 81, 155 Massey Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Garrette was a native of Grundy, Va., and the daughter of the late David and Sarah Keene. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Garrette, and by four brothers and six sisters.
   Mrs. Garrette had lived in Elizabethton since 1983. She was a homemaker and a member of Borderview Christian Church and the Ladies Bible Class. Mrs. Garrette was the last survivor of her immediate family.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Gerri and Fred Smith, Elizabethton, with whom she made her home, and a granddaughter, Natasha Smith, Knoxville. 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
  
   GARRETTE -- Funeral services for Pansy Frances Keene Garrette, 81, 155 Massey Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, in the Chapel of Peace 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 1 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. T.P. Cruz and the men of Borderview Christian Church. A special "thank you" to her church family, Dr. Cruz, Louise Street, Housecall Home Healthcare and Adventa Hospice of Elizabethton for their care and support. Pansy is now absent from her body and present with the Lord. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Thursday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 155 Massey Street, Biltmore Community, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Borderview Christian Church, Special Projects Fund, 1338 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to Mountain Mission School, One Hurley Street, Grundy, VA 24614. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Leroy H. Jack

   Leroy Haskell Jack, 81, Marietta Road, Canton, Ga., died Monday, July 8, 2002, at his residence in Canton following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Jack was a native of Carter County, Tenn., and the son of the late Melvin L. and Anna Wilson Jack. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.
   Mr. Jack was a member of First Baptist Church of Canton. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Mitchell Jack, of the home; a son, Leroy H. Jack Jr., Valdosta, Ga.; a daughter, Joan Hill, Canton, Ga.; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Katherine Jones, Elizabethton.
   Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 10, at 11 a.m. in Canton.
   Announcement courtesy of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Belle Roberts

   Belle Roberts, 89, 2919 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Henry and Jane Hill Johnson. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Callie Roberts, a daughter-in-law, Nancy Roberts, and by three brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Roberts was a member of Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church. She was a housewife.
   Survivors include a son, Donald L. Roberts, Hampton; a brother, Sam Johnson, of the home; a sister, Mary Morton, Elizabethton; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Debra and Perry Rambo and Donna and John Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; two great-grandsons, Lonnie R. Harding Jr. and Nicholas Papantoniou, both of Elizabethton; and one great-great-granddaughter, Shelby Harding, 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
  
   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Belle Roberts, 89, 2919 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Cooper and the Rev. Thomas Largent officiating. Music will be under the direction of Stella Largent. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, at Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and members of Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 2919 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, 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.

July 9, 2002

Luther Bowers

   Luther Bowers, 77, formerly of 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Va., following a brief illness.
   Mr. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John Arthur and Mary Nidiffer Bowers. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Ada Myers Bowers; his second wife, Fronie Blevins Ballard Bowers; his stepmother, Sallie Bowers; two brothers, Floyd Bowers and Clifford Bowers; and three sisters, Josie Hyder, Mae Smith and Juanita Bowers.
   Mr. Bowers was an active member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and a retired supervisor with Hoover Ball Division in Erwin. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Denise and Randall Blevins, Elizabethton, Terri Scott, Bluff City, and Sherry and John Graybeal, Elizabethton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lynn and Karen Bowers and Chris Bowers, all of Elizabethton; a special stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Susie and Coy Lane, Elizabethton; four stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Wade and Carolyn Ballard, Buff City, Dale and Patricia Ballard, Fairfield, Pa., Ray and Teresa Ballard, Elizabethton, and Ron and Natasha Ballard, Okinawa, Japan; two sisters, Hildred Bowers and Ceola Bowers, both of Elizabethton; and a brother, Grover Bowers, Elizabethton. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 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
  
   BOWERS -- Funeral services for Luther Bowers, 77, formerly of 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, who died Saturday, July 6, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout and the Rev. Mark Lundy officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Pulmer. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be James Bowers, Shawn Bowers, Trampus Bowers, Howard Jewett, J.C. Honeycutt and Gordon Lewis. Honorary pallbearers will be Grover Bowers, Harold Wayne Bowers and the residents and staff of McVey's Rest Home of Abingdon, Va. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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 of a special stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Susie and Coy Lane, 110 Sneed Hill Road, Elizabethton. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, 108 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline T. Edwards

   Pauline Taylor Edwards, 75, 1208 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

July 8, 2002

Luther Bowers

   Luther Bowers, 77, formerly of 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Va., following a brief illness.
   Mr. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John Arthur and Mary Nidiffer Bowers. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Ada Myers Bowers; his second wife, Fronie Blevins Ballard Bowers; his stepmother, Sallie Bowers; two brothers, Floyd Bowers and Clifford Bowers; and three sisters, Josie Hyder, Mary Smith and Juanita Bowers.
   Mr. Bowers was an active member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and a retired supervisor with Hoover Ball Division in Erwin. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Denise and Randall Blevins, Elizabethton, Terri Scott, Bluff City, and Sherry and John Graybeal, Elizabethton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lynn and Karen Bowers and Chris Bowers, all of Elizabethton; a special stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Susie and Coy Lane, Elizabethton; four stepsons and stepdaughters-in-law, Wade and Carolyn Ballard, Buff City, Dale and Patricia Ballard, Fairfield, Pa., Ray and Teresa Ballard, Elizabethton, and Ron and Natasha Ballard, Okinawa, Japan; two sisters, Hildred Bowers and Ceola Bowers, both of Elizabethton; and a brother, Grover Bowers, Elizabethton. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 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
  
   BOWERS -- Funeral services for Luther Bowers, 77, formerly of 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, who died Saturday, July 6, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout and the Rev. Mark Lundy officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Pulmer. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be James Bowers, Shawn Bowers, Trampus Bowers, Howard Jewett, J.C. Honeycutt and Gordon Lewis. Honorary pallbearers will be Grover Bowers and the residents and staff of McVey's Rest Home of Abingdon, Va. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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 of a special stepdaughter and stepson-in-law, Susie and Coy Lane, 110 Sneed Hill Road, Elizabethton. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, 108 Pleasant Beach Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

July 7, 2002

Gail H. Nance

   Mrs. Gail H. Nance, 60, 268 Fox Hollow Lane, Bluff City, died Friday, July 5, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Nance was a Carter County native and a daughter of the late Roy and Susie Harvey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby C. Nance, in 1983, by two brothers, and by two sisters.
   Mr. Nance a former employee of TPI. She was a member of Word of Life Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie and Sheila Nance, Darrell and Anita Nance and David and Peggy Nance, all of Elizabethton, one grandson, Cory Nance, Elizabethton; five stepgrandchildren, Joshua Nave, Jeremiah Guinn and Jonathan Perry, all of Elizabethton, Chad Perry, Blacksburg, Va., and LaToya Perry, Hampton, a step-great-granddaughter, Madison Guinn, Hampton, a special aunt, Kate Dye, Johnson City, Tenn., and a sister-in-law, Mary White, Bluff City, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   NANCE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Gail H. Nance, 60, 268 Fox Hollow Lane, Bluff City, Tenn., who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Revs. Eddie Childress and Max Jackson officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Patsy Childress, soloist. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2002, in the Spears Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Guinn, Mike Goodman, Johnny Tallman, John Paul Perry, Joshua Nave and Keith Rasnick. Honorary pallbearers will be Dwayne Nance, Greg Nance and Johnny Bare. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday or at the residence of a son, Donnie Nance, 293 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., at anytime. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. on Monday 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 the arrangments. www.Funeral-plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

Sandy G. Nelms

  
Sandy Greenwell Nelms died Friday, July 5, 2002 at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Arrangements are incomplete.
   Oakley-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Bristol, Tenn., 423-764-7123, is in charge of arrangements.

William E. Peeks

  
Mr. William Edgar Peeks, 89, East Bend, N.C., died Friday, July 5, 2002, at his home.
   Mr. Peeks was born in Sullivan County, Tenn., on Dec. 22, 1912, the son of the late William Charles and Barbara Catherine Godsey Peeks. He lived most of his life in Carter County. For the last several years, he was a resident of Yadkin County, East Bend, N.C. He was preceded in death by five sisters and by three brothers.
   He retired from North American Rayon Corp. after being employed there for 33 years.
   Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Gladys Calloway Peeks, of the home, three daughters, Emma Lee (Howard) Stanbery, Shady Valley, Tenn., Shirley (Hubert) Stanbery, Clemmons, N.C., and Joyce (Alan) Hill, East Bend, a son, Eddie (Sandy) Peeks, Clemmons, one brother, Cecil Peeks, Elizabethton, Tenn., a very special friend and caregiver, Ashleigh Salmons, East Bend, a sister-in-law, Maude Peeks, Elizabethton, Tenn., nine grandsons, one granddaughter, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Huff Funeral Home, East Bend, N.C., is in charge of arrangements. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of local arrangements.
  
   PEEKS -- Funeral services for William Edgar Peeks, 89, East Bend, N.C., who went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, will be held at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, Tenn., on Monday at 8 p.m. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Sunday evening at Huff Funeral Home, East Bend, N.C. A short service will follow the viewing. The body will then be taken to Tetrick Funeral Home in Elizabethton, Tenn. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at 11 a.m. in the Happy Valley Memorial Park in Elizabethton, Tenn. The family will receive friends at other times at the home, 4740 Union Hill Rd., East Bend, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Yadkin County, N.C., Jackson St., Yadkinville, NC 27055. Huff Funeral Home, East Bend, N.C., is in charge of arrangements. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of local arrangements.

July 5, 2002

Paul D. Carden

   Paul D. Carden, 55, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Carden was a native of Carter County and the son of Nancy (Caroline) Livingston Madden, Elizabethton, and the late Ira Condon Carden.
   Mr. Carden was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Bridget Carden, Liberty, Ind.; a sister and brother-in-law, Brenda and Chet Crosswhite, Elizabethton; four brothers and a sister-in-law, James "Woody" and Lora Carden, Denton, N.C., Stacy Carden, Elizabethton, Bill Carden and George Carden, both of California; a grandson, Caleb David Lee Carden, Liberty, Ind.; three aunts; one uncle; several nieces and nephews; four great-nieces and 10 great-nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Paul D. Carden, 55, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, were conducted at 9 a.m. Friday, July 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Willie Campbell officiating. Interment followed the service at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Clifford Carrier, Jerry Holder, Tracy Holtsclaw, Brian Carden, Jerry Carden, Herman Richardson and Ronnie Carrier. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Johnson, James Arnold, Kenny Johnson, Stacy Carden and Chet Crosswhite. Special thanks to Alfredo Chavaz. He sponsored Alexandra Condonia Uribo of Christian Fund Organization. The family received friends from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence, 2760 Highway 91, Elizabethton. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Christian Children's Fund in memory of Mr. Carden. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

John A. Irick

   John A. Irick, 79, 141 E. Market Street, John Sevier Center, Johnson City, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Irick was a native of Washington County and the son of the late John Alvin and Annie Cable Irick. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Trula Ann Goans Irick, October 8, 1999, and two sisters, Lucille Virginia Ward and Barbara Beaver.
   Mr. Irick was a machinist and a member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City. He was a World War II and Korean veteran, having served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.
   Survivors include a sister, Thelma Eggers, Johnson City, and a brother, Thomas Conway, Johnson City. Several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles 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
  
   IRICK -- Funeral services for John A. Irick, 79, 141 E. Market Street, John Sevier Center, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, were conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 4, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. David Lovelace officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 5, at Cable Cemetery, Sugar Grove Community. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Turner Triplett. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of his sister, Thelma Eggers, 813 Exum Street, Johnson City, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

July 3, 2002

Betty P. Gunter

   HICKORY, N.C. - Betty Jo Price Gunter, 63, of Hickory, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002.
   Mrs. Gunter was a native of Elizabethton, Tenn., and a daughter of the late Harley David and Grace Beatrice Dugger Price. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Roberts.
   Survivors include her husband, H.M. Gunter, Hickory; three daughters, Evelyn Petrea, Granite Falls, Connie Cockman, Thomasville, and Julia Bender, Hickory; three sons, Johnny Campbell, Butler, Tenn., Lonnie Campbell, Crossnore, and Ronnie Campbell, High Point; a stepson, Jimmy Gunter, Charlotte; two sisters, Mamie Dickerson, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Louise Hill, Hickory; and a brother, Dudley Price, Elizabethton, Tenn. Eleven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, N.C., 28658 or the American Cancer Society, 500 E. Morehead Street, Suite 211, Charlotte, N.C. 28202.
   Funeral services and interment will be conducted Friday, July 5, in Hickory.
   Catawba Funerals & Cremations, Hickory, N.C., (828) 322-1210, is in charge of arrangements.

July 2, 2002

Esther Brumit

   Esther "Bill" Brumit, 89, formerly of Route 8, Johnson City, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, following a brief illness.
   Miss Brumit was a native of Unicoi County and the daughter of the late Rev. William and Minnie Coleman Brumit. She was also preceded in death by five sisters, Virgie Collins, Cordie Brumit, Amanda Mast, Cellia Brumit and Lockie Brumit, and a brother, Paul Brumit.
   Miss Brumit was a homemaker and a member of College Park Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a sister, Viola Brumit, Johnson City; a special niece, Lucille Blankenship, Telford; and a special nephew, Burl Mast, Elizabethton. Several other nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BRUMIT -- Funeral services for Esther "Bill" Brumit, 89, formerly of Route 8, Johnson City, who died Monday, July 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 4, at Lyons Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Nursing Staff of Lakebridge Health Care Center. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday 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.

Robert K. Bryan

   MARYVILLE -- Robert K. Bryan, 61, of Maryville, formerly of Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Maryville Healthcare Center.
   Mr. Bryan was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin King Bryan and Edythe Bryan.
   Survivors include two brothers and sisters-in-law, Benjamin and Judith Bryan, Knoxville, and Ansel and Len Bryan, Kingsport, and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Peggy Mutter of Kentucky, and Judythe and Currie Boswell of Florida.
   Family memorial services are planned. Memorial donations may be made to the Cerebral Palsy Center, 241 E. Woodlawn Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.
   Smith Mortuary, Maryville, (865) 983-1000, is in charge of arrangements. www.smithmortuary.com.

David Ellis

   David Ellis, 54, 633 Laurels Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Ellis was a native of Johnson City and the son of the late John Daniel and Francis Mae Oakes Ellis.
   Mr. Ellis was a 1966 graduate of Boones Creek High School and attended Milligan College and Steed College. He was owner and operator of Earl's Men Shop, Johnson City, and was a member and former deacon of Hopwood Memorial Christian Church. He was a past president of the TIPS Business Club.
   Survivors include his wife, Brenda Elaine Lacy Ellis, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David Lance and Susan Ellis, Johnson City, and Brett Joshua Ellis, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, Monroe Ellis, Gray; and a sister, Clydene Rostofer, Piney Flats. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   ELLIS -- Funeral services for David Ellis, 54, 633 Laurels Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, June 30, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Hopwood Memorial Christian Church with Mr. Don Merryman and Mr. Roy Hampton, ministers, officiating. Music will be provided by Mrs. Judy Ellis, organist, and Tim Dillon, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Chupa, Ryan Chupa, Rick Presnell, Ryan Presnell, Carroll Dennis and Wayne McInturff. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Donaldson, Tracy Church, Mack Lewis Sr., members of the Downtown Johnson City Merchant's Association and members of the Friends and Neighbors Sunday School Class of Hopwood Memorial Christian Church. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence, 633 Laurels Road, Johnson City, at any time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hopwood Memorial Christian Church, Milligan College, TN 37682 or the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Everyone wishing to attend the graveside service will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. 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

The Rev. Robert Grindstaff

   The Rev. Robert "Ray" Grindstaff, 85, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, formerly of 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   The Rev. Grindstaff was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Isaac Daniel (I.D. "Ike") and Myrtle Daugherty Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mamie Slagle Grindstaff, in December 2000, and by three brothers and a sister.
   The Rev. Grindstaff was a graduate of Elizabethton High School, attended Mars Hill College, was a 1944 graduate of Carson-Newman College and graduated from the Southern Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., with a Master's Degree in Divinity. He also received a Teachers Certificate from ETSU in Speech Therapy.
   He was a member of the Watauga Baptist Association where he was the former secretary. He had served at Hales Memorial Chapel for more than 25 years and had been an Interim Pastor at many local Baptist churches.
   The Rev. Grindstaff taught Speech Therapy in the Carter County School System for over 20 years. He attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of the N.E.A. and the T.E.A.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Robert E. and Beth Altizer Grindstaff, with whom he made his home; three granddaughters, Kelli Grindstaff, Jordan Grindstaff and Mrs. Jason (Riley) Thompson, all of Elizabethton; and a great-grandson, Ian Isaiah Thompson, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for The Rev. Robert "Ray" Grindstaff, 85, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, formerly of 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 30, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be provided by The Tennessee Melody Boys. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence of his son, Dr. Robert Grindstaff, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, at any time. Active pallbearers will be Bobby Ward, Phillip Ramsey, Roston Smith III, Jason Thompson, Sabin Shell, Bill Mosley, Landon Humphrey, Jeff Hilton and Danny Bullock. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen Fry, Dr. Jeffrey Fenyves, Dr. Brian Donovan, Dr. Borzon Azima, the Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Jack Altizer, Michael Altizer, Alvin Altizer, Jack Shell, David Dean Grindstaff, Billy Jack Grindstaff, Aaron Grindstaff, Jerry Carr, Cecil Carr, Clifford Miller, Gene Honeycutt, Cecil Eggers, Bill Sellers, Richard Collins, David Collins, Dwight Collins, Jeanne and Jimmy Bishop, the members of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and the staff of Pinecrest Family Practice Center. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House. 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

Willie L. Johnson

   Willie Lee "Bill" Johnson, 87, 730 Johnson Drive, Ruskin, Fla., died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Johnson was a native of Jonas Ridge, N.C., and the son of the late Ivory and Nan Cuthbertson Johnson. He was also preceded in death by a son, the Rev. Larry Johnson.
   Mr. Johnson was a retired general contractor and electrician. He was a member of Maranatha Church of God in Ruskin, Fla.
   Survivors include his wife, Margaret Merritt Johnson, of the home; three daughters, Shirley Ann Mays, Ruskin, Fla., Hildred Faye Newberry, Sevierville, and Rosie Lee Long, Dunnellon, Fla.; a brother, Cecil Johnson, Morganton, N.C.; two sisters, Leona Franklin, Elsmire, Del., and Marie Hathaway, Knoxville; and 10 grandchildren, Joe, Debbie, Angie, Anthony, Sean, Stephen, Lisa, Rachel, Richard and Shannon. Six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Willie Lee "Bill" Johnson, 87, 730 Johnson Drive, Ruskin, Fla., who died Sunday, June 30, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 4, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Merritt officiating. Graveside services and entombment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, at Johnson Cemetery, Crossnore, N.C., with the Rev. Buddy Burleson officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Mr. Johnson was an avid deer hunter and loved singing and playing his guitar for the Lord. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Leta M. Potter

   Mrs. Leta Mae Potter, 79, 187 Price Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Hillview Health Center.
   Mrs. Potter was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Jack and Sarah South Campbell. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Belle Campbell.
   Mrs. Potter was a retired seamstress. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include her husband, Jack L. Potter; a daughter, Cynthia Hopson, Elizabethton; and a brother, Landon Campbell, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   POTTER -- Graveside services for Mrs. Leta Mae Potter, 79, 187 Price Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, July 1, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Campbell Cemetery with the Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Potter Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lewis Russell

   Lewis Russell, 62, 120 Old County Road, Hampton, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Russell was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ephron and Retta Honeycutt Russell. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Delmar Russell, Jason Russell, Jimmy Russell and Richard Russell.
   Mr. Russell was a member of Pearce Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Hampton. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Russell, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Lewis Keith and Rita Russell, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Sheila and Leon Guy, Hampton; three granddaughters, Elizabeth "Beth" and Emily Danielle Russell, both of Elizabethton, and Sara Sherrill, Hampton; a grandson, Tyler Russell, Elizabethton; a great-grandson, Micah Russell, Elizabethton; two stepgrandchildren, Amanda and Michael Guy, both of Hampton; seven sisters, Sue Whitehead, Frankie Whitehead, Janet Hill, Arlene Honeycutt and Marie Blevins, all of Elizabethton, Brenda Sheets, Hildebrand, N.C., and Sandra Roberts, Hampton; three special friends, Jason "Bud" Honeycutt, Jack Smith and Monty Earl Aldridge, all of Hampton; several nieces and nephews; a special sister-in-law, Nadine Lyons, Hampton; and a special brother-in-law, Jim Chesser, Tampa, Fla.
   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
  
   RUSSELL -- Funeral services for Lewis Russell, 62, 120 Old County Road, Hampton, who died Sunday, June 30, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Waycaster and the Rev. Bob Campbell officiating. Music will be under the direction of Sheila Woods, pianist, and Connie Caldwell, soloist. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Pearce Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Jason "Bud" Honeycutt, Jack Smith, Jeff Andrews, Leonard Whitehead, Charles Honeycutt, Ned Smith, Tip Smith and Josh Smith. 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, 120 Old County Road, Hampton, 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.

July 1, 2002

Pansy A. Colbaugh

   Mrs. Pansy A. Colbaugh, 95, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 109 Colbaugh Lane, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at Life Care Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Colbaugh was a native of Piney Flats and had lived in Carter County since 1923. She was a daughter of the late George and Eula Torbett Crowe and was also preceded in death by her husband, Tyler Colbaugh Sr., in 1990, a daughter, Juanita C. Bowers, and by four brothers and four sisters.
   Mrs. Colbaugh was a housewife and a member of Borderview Christian Church and the Ladies Bible Class.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Tyler "T.C." Jr. and Wilma Colbaugh, Elizabethton; a sister, Mrs. Vona Smith, Bristol; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a special cousin, Agnes King. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   COLBAUGH -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pansy A. Colbaugh, 95, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 109 Colbaugh Lane, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 29, 2002, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. David Wolfe, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by Scott Reynolds, organist. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Marion Shipley, Kenton Farr, Paul Manning, Ted Colbaugh, John Parlier, Dick Emmert, Ernest Head, Dayton Harrell, Doyle Turbyfill and Ray Markland. Honorary pallbearer will be Curt Emmert. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence of her son, Tyler "T.C." Colbaugh, at any time. The family wishes to say "Thank You" to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton for their loving care. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of Borderview Christian Church, Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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

The Rev. Robert Grindstaff

   The Rev. Robert "Ray" Grindstaff, 85, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, formerly of 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 29, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   The Rev. Grindstaff was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Isaac Daniel (I.D. "Ike") and Myrtle Daugherty Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Mamie Slagle Grindstaff, in December 2000, and by three brothers and a sister.
   The Rev. Grindstaff was a graduate of Elizabethton High School, attended Mars Hill College, was a 1944 graduate of Carson-Newman College and graduated from the Southern Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., with a Master's Degree in Divinity. He also received a Teachers Certificate from ETSU in Speech Therapy.
   He was a member of the Watauga Baptist Association where he was the former secretary. He had served at Hales Memorial Chapel for more than 25 years and had been an Interim Pastor at many local Baptist churches.
   The Rev. Grindstaff taught Speech Therapy in the Carter County School System for over 20 years. He attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of the N.E.A. and the T.E.A.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Robert E. and Beth Altizer Grindstaff, with whom he made his home; three granddaughters, Kelli Grindstaff, Jordan Grindstaff and Mrs. Jason (Riley) Thompson, all of Elizabethton; and a great-grandson, Ian Isaiah Thompson, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for The Rev. Robert "Ray" Grindstaff, 85, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, formerly of 2149 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 29, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be provided by The Tennessee Melody Boys. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 5, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence of his son, Dr. Robert Grindstaff, 102 Thomas Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, at any time. Active pallbearers will be Bobby Ward, Phillip Ramsey, Roston Smith III, Jason Thompson, Sabin Shell, Bill Mosley, Landon Humphrey, Jeff Hilton and Danny Bullock. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen Fry, Dr. Jeffrey Fenyves, Dr. Brian Donovan, Dr. Borzon Azima, the Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Jack Altizer, Michael Altizer, Alvin Altizer, Jack Shell, David Dean Grindstaff, Billy Jack Grindstaff, Aaron Grindstaff, Jerry Carr, Cecil Carr, Clifford Miller, Gene Honeycutt, Cecil Eggers, Bill Sellers, Richard Collins, David Collins, Dwight Collins, Jeanne and Jimmy Bishop, the members of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and the staff of Pinecrest Family Practice Center. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House. 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

Lewis Russell

   Lewis Russell, 62, 120 Old County Road, Hampton, died Sunday, June 30, 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