September 13, 2002

Blanche T. Bollinger

   Mrs. Blanche Thomason Bollinger, 77, 124 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Bollinger was a native of Butler and a daughter of the late Silas and Lilly Younce Stout. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Lewis Thomason, November 16, 1974, and Jackson A. Bollinger, March 19, 1993, two sons, Kenneth Thomason and Bobby Stout, and by four brothers and five sisters.
   Mrs. Bollinger was a member of First Assembly of God.
   Survivors include a son, Ernest Thomason, Erwin, and two sisters, Edith Thomas, Hampton, and Virginia Cottrell, Valdosta, Ga. Six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BOLLINGER -- Graveside services for Mrs. Blanche Thomason Bollinger, 77, 124 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 13, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Pastor Ken Bewley officiating. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Bollinger Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Nora J. Campbell

   Nora J. Campbell, 88, Hermitage Health Care, Elizabethton, formerly of 136 Central Drive, Johnson City, died there Thursday, September 12, 2002, at Hermitage Health Care.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late G.B. and Martha Davis Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George J. Campbell, a son, Robert Campbell, and by three sisters and a brother.
   Mrs. Campbell had lived most of her life in Carter County. She had been an employee of the Coning Department of North American Rayon Corporation for 42 years. She was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Kenneth Taylor, Johnson City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and Barbara Campbell and Donald and Joy Campbell, all of Elizabethton; and two brothers, Garfey Johnson, Johnson City, and Earl Johnson, of Florida. Ten grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Nora J. Campbell, 88, Hermitage Health Care, Elizabethton, formerly of 136 Central Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 12, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Delbert Storie and the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be provided by the Pleasant Beach Baptist Church Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Hermitage Health Care and former employees of the Coning Department of North American Rayon Corporation. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Kenneth Taylor, 128 Mountain View Drive, Johnson City. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Campbell to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Bonnie V. Hensley

   Bonnie V. Hensley, 91, formerly of 220 Jim Hartsook Drive, Lenoir City, and also formerly of Johnson City, died Thursday, September 12, 2002, at Loudon Health Care Center, Loudon, following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Hensley was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late David Clayton and Deliah Smith Bowman. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Hensley, in 1984.
   Mrs. Hensley was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church and a retired cook from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home.
   Survivors include a daughter, Lena Kate Mullis, Lenoir City; four granddaughters, Linda Mullis Borden, Bonnie Mullis Brannon and Patricia Mullis McGinnis, all of Knoxville, and Peggy Mullis Butler, Lenoir City; and two brothers, Carroll Bowman and Don Bowman, both of Butler. Seven 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
  
   HENSLEY -- Funeral services for Bonnie V. Hensley, 91, formerly of 220 Jim Hartsook Drive, Lenoir City, and also formerly of Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 12, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Brannon and the Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from the men of Sinking Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the 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.

Allen F. Lovelace

   Allen France Lovelace, 74, 208 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Lovelace was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Thomas and Carrie Russell Lovelace. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
   Mr. Lovelace and had lived in Detroit, Mich., for 30 years before returning to Elizabethton. He was a retired factory worker and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Vicky Lynn Wooten Lovelace; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard S. and Kathy Lovelace, Detroit, Mich., Mitchell A. and Wilma Lovelace, of Indiana, and Michael A. Lovelace, Elizabethton; a daughter, Lisa M. Lovelace, Elizabethton; a sister, Pauline Lewis, of Florida; and four brothers, Clinton Lovelace, Johnson City, Glen Lovelace, Detroit, Mich., Tom Lovelace, Hampton, and Ed Lovelace, Elizabethton, Eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LOVELACE -- Funeral services for Allen France Lovelace, 74, 208 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, September 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ken Bewley, the Rev. Greg Lovelace and Mr. Paul Gabinet officiating. Music will be provided by Barbara Peters and Jamie Peters. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, September 16, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home with military graveside services accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Troy Smith, Ralph Morris, Gary Green, Allen Douglas, Dr. Kaplan, Dr. David Jones and his fishing buddies. A special "Thank You" to the staff of Adventa Hospice. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made to Adventa Hospice. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Lovelace Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Howard E. Richardson

   Howard E. "Gene" Richardson, 55, of Bristol, died Thursday, September 12, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House following a battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
   Mr. Richardson was a native of Bristol and a son of Frances N. Peters Richardson, Bristol, and the late Howard T. Richardson.
   Mr. Richardson had resided in this area all his life and had been employed at Southside Barber Shop since 1964. He was a member and deacon of Mullins Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher and chairman of the Deacon's Board. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served three tours in Vietnam aboard the USS Kitty Hawk.
   Survivors include, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Regina "Jeannie" Thomas Richardson, of the home; two daughters, Sherry L. Richardson and Tina Richardson, both of the home; a brother, Bob Richardson, Bristol; four sisters-in-law, Irene Richardson, Donna Minton and Debbie Brewer, all of Bristol, and Terry Tester, Blountville; and two nieces, Teresa Dobbie and Renee Richardson. Several aunts and cousins also survive.
   Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   RICHARDSON -- Funeral services for Howard E. "Gene" Richardson, 55, of Bristol, who died Thursday, September 12, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Rosenbalm and the Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating. Interment will follow in the Rooty Branch Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post #3382, Kingsport. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The family extends a special "thank you" to the nursing staff at Wellmont Hospice House as well as to Dr. Bennett Cowan. E-mail condolences may be sent to www.Weaverfuneralhome.net. Weaver Funeral Home, Bristol, is in charge of arrangements.

Addie C. Shepherd

   Mrs. Addie C. "MaMaw" Shepherd, 84, 268 Jim Range Road, Jonesborough, died Thursday, September 12, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Shepherd was a native of Greene County and had lived most of her life in Jonesborough. She was a daughter of the late L.F. and Laura Shipley Brooks and was also preceded in death by her husband, Oscar E. "Jerry" Shepherd, in 1992, a brother, Ralph "Buddy" Brooks, and a sister, Irma Lea Ayers.
   Mrs. Shepherd was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church and the Adult Ladies Sunday School Class.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Darlene and Ronnie Stout, with whom she made her home, Sharon and Jerry Barnett, Elizabethton, and Shirley Jones, Johnson City; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Dail and Dee Shepherd, Eustis, Fla.; three sisters, Mildred "Sis" Maw" Stanton, Chucky, Alma Fann and Mary Katherine "Aunt Jack" Foulks, both of Greeneville; and five grandchildren, Dionne Stout, Jonesborough, Jason Barnett, Elizabethton, Lynne Shepherd, Laura Knight and Doug Shepherd, all of Apopka, Fla. Four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   SHEPHERD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Addie C. "MaMaw" Shepherd, 84, 268 Jim Range Road, Jonesborough, who went to be with her Precious Lord on Thursday, September 12, 2002, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, at Mount Zion Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Ferguson and the Rev. Jamie Ferguson officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist, and David Arney, organist. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. The Elizabethton friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. The family will also receive friends at the residence of Darlene and Ronnie Stout, 268 Jim Range Road, Jonesborough, at any time. Active pallbearers will be Sam Mitchell, Chipper White, Leonard Dotson, Johnny Young, Glenn Stout, Sam Fitzpatrick and Ted Ganger Jr. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Mount Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, 284 Mount Zion Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Shepherd Family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

John Singleton

   John Singleton, of Winston-Salem, N.C., died Monday, September 9, 2002, at his residence.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton.

September 12, 2002

Blanche S. Bollinger

   Mrs. Blanche Stout Bollinger, 77, 124 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Ethel M. Chesser

   Mrs. Ethel Mae Chesser, 86, 109 Butterfly Lane, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Chesser was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Carson and Susie Tipton Lowe. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Clyde and Allen Chesser, and a daughter, Linda Faye Chesser.
   Mrs. Chesser had lived most of her life in Carter County. She had worked in the cafeteria at Milligan College for eight years and was involved in the Foster Parent Program. She was a member of Green Mountain Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Hazel Johnson, Elk Park, N.C.; three sons, Ray Chesser, Johnson City, Norman Chesser and Harrison Chesser, both of Elizabethton; and three half brothers, Fred Lowe, Elizabethton, Franklin Lowe, Hickory, N.C., and Hubert Lowe, Cleveland, Ohio. Sixteen grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CHESSER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Mae Chesser, 86, 109 Butterfly Lane, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Estel Tipton and the Rev. L.D. Berry officiating. Music will be provided by the Green Mountain Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, in the Lyons Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Gene Hamick and friends of the family. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Chesser Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Amanda O. Eggers

   Mrs. Amanda Ola Eggers, 83, 145 Eggers Lane, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Eggers was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late George and Matilda Peters Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lane Eggers, March 22, 1976, and by five brothers and three sisters.
   Mrs. Eggers was a retired employee of Levi-Strauss, having retired in 1984. She was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Betty Jo Eggers (her care giver) and Vickie and Bobby Berry, all of Elizabethton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Lanny and Kim Eggers, Dwight Eggers and Larry and Juanita Eggers, all of Elizabethton; and three sisters, Burless Bowers, Anna Lee Oliver and Genneivee Farmer, all of Elizabethton. Six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   EGGERS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Ola Eggers, 83, 145 Eggers Lane, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, were conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Kenneth Jordan officiating. Music was provided by Jamie Schaff. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 12, in the Grindstaff Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, will be Johnny Eggers, James Eggers, Josh Eggers, Leonard Bowers, Ronnie Taylor and Jimmy Eggers. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews and the staff of the 3rd Floor of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Lanny and Kim Eggers, 449 Race Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Eggers Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Jimmy L. Elliott

   Jimmy Lee Elliott, 47, 448 Blue Grass Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Elliott was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of Henry Elliott and Sally Hopson Elliott, both of Roan Mountain.
   Mr. Elliott was retired due to disability from the Baxter Corporation, Marion, N.C. He attended St. John's Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Kathy Arnett Elliott; a son, Brian Elliott, of the home; a sister, Edith Green, Roan Mountain; and a brother, Earnest Elliott, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ELLIOTT -- Funeral services for Jimmy Lee Elliott, 47, 448 Blue Grass Road, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jim Storie and the Rev. Richard Shepard officiating. Interment will be in the Blackwell Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 12 noon Thursday until the service hour. Friends may also call at the residence. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Elliott Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Allen Lovelace

   Allen Lovelace, 74, 208 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Johnny K. Ritchie

   Johnny K. Ritchie, 70, 132 Jackson Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Nursing Home following a brief illness.
   Mr. Ritchie was a native of Spruce Pine, N.C., and the son of the late Alvin and Lucreta Alford Ritchie. He was also preceded in death by a son, Darrell Ritchie, and by three brothers and two sisters.
   Mr. Ritchie was of the Baptist faith. He was a highly decorated U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include a brother, Golman Buck Ritchie, Elizabethton, and a special niece, Mary Elizabeth King, Unicoi. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and 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
  
   RITCHIE -- Funeral services for Johnny K. Ritchie, 70, 132 Jackson Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, September 11, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, September 13, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Arthur Phillips officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 14, at Ritchie Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronald Ritchie, Craig Ingram, Billy Hamrick, Shane Watson, Ricky Deloach and Richard Deloach. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry King, Gebe Ritchie, George Ritchie, Gene Ritchie, Bill Ritchie and Lawrence Ritchie. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 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.

Billie J. Street

   Billie Joe "Bill" Street, 63, 117 Streets Lane, Hampton, died Saturday, September 7, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Street was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Jake Street Sr. and Susie McKinney Street. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kaylie Shane Street, and two brothers, Paul Sanders Street and Jake Street Jr.
   Mr. Street was a construction worker with Streets Construction. He was a member of the Local Wagon Train and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Cox Street; two daughters and a son-in-law, Brenda Sue Thompson and Teresa Ann and Raymond Stevens, all of Hampton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Terry Ray Street, Randall and Jessica Street, and Billy Lynn and Missie Street, all of Hampton; three sisters, Norma Lee Cook, Roan Mountain, Betty Sue Hyatt, Hampton, and Carolyn D. Street, Elizabethton; two brothers, Carroll Ray Street, Roan Mountain, and Jerry Street, Elizabethton; and 10 grandchildren, William Joy Perkins, Brandon Thompson, Kayla Stevens, Josh Stevens, Matt Ray Street, Samatha Street, Ashley Tolley, Lillian Street, Angie Street and Craig Street. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   STREET -- Funeral services for Billie Joe "Bill" Street, 63, 117 Streets Lane, Hampton, who died Saturday, September 7, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 12, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy English and the Rev. Rick Birchfield officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, in the Street Cemetery (Burbank). Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Friday, will be Eric Street, Forester Miller, Acros McKinney, Luke McCurry, Lawrence D. Street, Sam Bailey and Kenneth Bailey. 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 funeral home at 10 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Street Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

September 11, 2002

Louise V. Austin

   Louise Vines Austin, 71, 425 West G. Street, Apt. 2, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 9, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. Austin was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Monroe and Grace Henager Vines. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Blanche Mosler and Yvonne Crumley, and three sons, J.T. "Dino" Austin Jr., Randy Austin and Michael Austin.
   Mrs. Austin was of the Baptist faith and was a retired employee of Mary's Salads in Johnson City.
   Survivors include her husband, J.T. Austin Sr., of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, William and Salley Austin and Larry and Lou Austin, all of Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Paul Burrow, Elizabethton; six brothers and five sisters-in-law, Porter and Patricia Vines, Johnson City, Wayne and Janice Vines, Robert and Lois Vines, Jerry and Reba Vines and Jack Vines, all of Elizabethton, and Paul Vines, Hickory, N.C.; a sister, Elizabeth Buck, Elizabethton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Kate Ledford, 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
  
   AUSTIN -- Funeral services for Louise Vines Austin, 71, 425 West G. Street, Apt. 2, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 9, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Clate Briggs officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 12, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ralph Lyons, Junior Justus, Rick Hardin, Clay Hardin, Gary Vines and grandchildren. Special thanks to the Carter County Rescue Squad, the Third Floor Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, the Cancer Center at Johnson City Medical Center, Housecall Hospice and Dr. Jeff Hopland. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her sister, Elizabeth Buck, 184 Dan Cole Road, 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.

Irene Collazo

   Irene Collazo, 67, 4806 Sink Valley Road, Butler, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at the residence of a sister at 121 Ruby Avenue, Elizabethton, following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Collazo was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late Richard and Gladie Arnold Fletcher. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Rita White.
   Mrs. Collazo was a member of Sink Valley Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, Frankie Collazo, of the home; two sons, James "Bo" Garland, Butler, and Junior Collazo, Charlotte, N.C.; a daughter, Glenida Townsend, Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Michelle Fee, Bluff City, Richard Garland, Butler, and Matthew Collazo, Collingdale, Pa.; two brothers, R.E. Fletcher and Ralph Fletcher, both of Elizabethton; three sisters, Ruby Long, Dora Long and Pearl Trivette, all of Elizabethton; and a special friend, Connie Jenkins, 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
  
   COLLAZO -- Funeral services for Irene Collazo, 67, 4806 Sink Valley Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 12, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey White and the Rev. Burt Garland officiating. Committal and entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 13, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who plan to attend the committal and entombment service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Housecall Hospice, 100 Rogosin Drive, 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.

R.V. Shull

   R.V. Shull, 81, 423 Coal Shute Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Shull was a native of Carter County and the daugher of the late Thomas Waylan and Hettie Ann Sims Hoss. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Shull, a daughter, Patricia Ann Peterson, and two sisters, Barbara Snyder and Goldie Taylor.
   Mrs. Shull was a former employee of Magnavox.
   Survivors include a son, Thoms H. Gouge, Elizabethton; a brother, Tommy Russell Hoss, Elizabethton; two sisters, Sue Lyons, Jonesborough, and June Street, Johnson City; and three grandchildren, Russell Peterson, Shari Davenport and Cyndi Dickson, all of Buffalo, Minn. Ten greet-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
  
   SHULL -- Graveside services for R.V. Shull, 81, 423 Coal Shute Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 12, at Centerview Church of Christ Cemetery with the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Active pallbearers will Ed Peterson, Floyd Snyder, Paul Hampton, Rusty Peterson, Tommy Gouge and Robert Franklin. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Hampton and Larry Fenney. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

September 10, 2002

Myrtle C. Carden

   Mrs. Myrtle Campbell Bowers Carden, 84, 470 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 9, 2002, at Pine Ridge Care Center.
   Mrs. Carden was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dayton C. and Bessie Grindstaff Campbell. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Roby D. Bowers, November 19, 1986, and by four brothers and three sisters.
   Mrs. Carden was a former Girl Scout Leader and a member of the Church of God.
   Survivors include her husband, William M. Bill Carden; a son and daughter-in-law, Fred C. and Ruth Bowers, Elizabethton; a step-son and his wife, Harley and Marcelline Carden, Elizabethton; three granddaughters and their spouses, Debbie and Larry Gouge, Elizabethton, Betsy Bowers, Pensacola, Fla., and Roberta and Noel Muhn, Erwin; five great-grandchildren, Jamis and Jerran Gouge, both of Elizabethton, and Justin, Daniel and Brittany Muhn, all of Erwin; a step-grandson and his wife, Dalerick and Cathy Carden, Atlanta, Ga.; two step-great-grandchildren, Courtney and Caroline Carden; two sisters, Mollie Bowers and Catherine Smith, both of Elizabethton; and two brothers, D.C. Campbell and Sherrell Campbell, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Campbell Bowers Carden, 84, 470 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 9, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. J. Dan Bullion officiating. Interment will be in the Old Horseshoe Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home any time after noon Tuesday. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Carden to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37644; or the Girl Scouts, 1100 Woodland Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37665. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Amanda O. Eggers

   Mrs. Amanda O. Eggers, 83, 145 Eggers Lane, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Melinda R. Heaton

   Melinda Rhea Brown Heaton, 37, 1635 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, September 8, 2002, in Elizabethton.
   Ms. Heaton was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Charlotte Danner Brown Bowers, Elizabethton, and the late Bobby Dee Brown, who died in 1994.
   Ms. Heaton was a 1983 graduate of Elizabethton High School and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter, Debra Reane Russell, Elizabethton; her stepfather, Clint Bowers, Elizabethton; and three stepbrothers, Charles Bowers and Glen Bowers, both of Elizabethton, and James Bowers, Chapel Hill, N.C. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HEATON -- Funeral services for Melinda Rhea Brown Heaton, 37, 1635 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, September 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. Music will be provided by the Sunset Free Will Baptist Church Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 11, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at noon Wednesday, will be selected from the men of Sunset Free Will Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Lambert, Arthur Perry, Fred Hardin and Ricky Peeks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her mother and stepfather, Charlotte and Clint Bowers, 1635 Siam Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at noon Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Heaton Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Billie J. Street

   Billie Joe Bill Street, 63, 117 Streets Lane, Hampton, died Saturday, September 7, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Street was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Jake Street Sr. and Susie McKinney Street. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kaylie Shane Street, and two brothers, Paul Sanders Street and Jake Street Jr.
   Mr. Street was a construction worker with Streets Construction. He was a member of the Local Wagon Train and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Cox Street; two daughters and a son-in-law, Brenda Sue Thompson and Teresa Ann and Raymond Stevens, all of Hampton; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Terry Ray Street, Randall and Jessica Street, and Billy Lynn Street and his friend, Missie, all of Hampton; three sisters, Norma Lee Cook, Roan Mountain, Betty Sue Hyatt, Hampton, and Carolyn D. Street, Elizabethton; two brothers, Carroll Ray Street, Roan Mountain, and Jerry Street, Elizabethton; and nine grandchildren, Jerry William Perkins, Brandon Thompson, Kayla Stevens, Josh Stevens, Matt Ray Street, Samatha Street, Ashley Tolley, Lillian Street and Craig Street. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

September 9, 2002

Myrtle C. Carden

   Mrs. Myrtle Campbell Bowers Carden, of Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 470 Blue Springs Road, died Monday, September 9, 2002, at the Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Melinda R. Heaton

   Melinda Rhea Brown Heaton, 37, 1635 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, September 8, 2002, in Elizabethton.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Billy J. Street

   Billy Joe Street, 63, 117 Street Lane, Hampton, died Saturday, September 7, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

September 8, 2002

Marjorie P. Bailey

   Marjorie Phillips Bailey, 75, 311 W. Doe Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 5, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Bailey was a native of Unicoi County and had lived in Elizabethton most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Luther and Hannah Honeycutt Phillips and was also preceded in death by her husband, Rome C. Bailey, November 7, 1997, a brother, Detroy Phillips, and a sister, Mae Matheson.
   Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker and a charter member of First Free Will Baptist Church, where she taught the Primary Boys and Girls Sunday School Class for 41 years.
   Survivors include a daughter, Loretta Pritchard, Elizabethton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Judy Bailey, Elizabethton, and the Rev. Rodney and Bobbie Bailey, Greeneville; four grandsons and spouses, Terry James and McLean Pritchard, of California, John Mark Pritchard, of Texas, Todd and Monica Bailey, Jonesborough, and Jonathan and Holly Bailey, Greeneville; a great-granddaughter, Madison Rose Bailey, Greeneville; two sisters, Carolyn Brace, Maryville, and Shirley Batchelder, Elizabethton; two brothers, Clyde Phillips, Johnson City, and Arville Phillips, Watauga; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Stacy Krantz, of Texas.
   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
  
   BAILEY -- Funeral services for Marjorie Phillips Bailey, 75, 311 W. Doe Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, September 5, 2002, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 8, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Rodney Bailey, the Rev. Elmer Carter, Seniors Pastor, and the Rev. Tommy Maines officiating. Music will be under the direction of Carol Bowers, organist, JoAnn Campbell, pianist, the Rev. Phil Poston, soloist, and Monica Bailey, pianist. Graveside services and interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Phil Poston and the Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Active pallbearers will be F.D. Elliott, John R. Campbell, Dr. Bruce White, Lewis Stroud, Tony Williams, Gregory Moreland, Dalton Tolley and Sam Bradshaw. Honorary pallbearers will be Primary Boys she taught, Darrell White's Sunday School Class, Victor DeLoach, Dr. Art Webb, Dean Batchelder Jr., David Batchelder, Jamie Batchelder, Gary Campbell, Aubrey Brown, Stephen Brace, Jonathan Brace, Matthew Brace, Dr. Robert Hines, Gene Higgins, Steve Higgins, Randy Campbell, Ian Campbell, Jerry Riddle and Dennis Woodby. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or to First Free Will Baptist Church, 706 First Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 to create a memorial children's prayer room. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Macy E. Bare

   ELK PARK, N.C. -- Macy Elizabeth Bare, 112, of Elk Park, died Friday, September 6, 2002, in a Linville hospital.
   Mrs. Bare was a native and lifelong resident of Avery County and a daughter of the late Joe and Rosie Oaks Turbyfill. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ed Bare, and two daughters, Jean Adams and Alma May Bare.
   Mrs. Bare was a homemaker. She attended Pleasant Valley Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters, Edna Oaks, Roan Mountain, Tenn., and Edith Ward, Valdese, and three sons, Harry Bare and Harold "Bud" Bare, both of Elk Park, and Helton Bare, Black Mountain. Thirty-four grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren and several great-great-great-grandchildren also survive.
   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, (828) 733-2121, is serving the Bare Family.
  
   BARE -- Funeral services for Macy Elizabeth Bare, 112, of Elk Park, N.C., who died Friday, September 6, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 8, from the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Burl Sluder, the Rev. David Benfield and the Rev. Erby McKinney officiating. Interment will follow at Taylor's Chapel Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to reins-sturdivant@funeral-plans.com. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., is serving the Bare Family.

Linda C. Nelson

   Mrs. Linda C. Higgins Nelson, 61, 119 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, Lot #8, Elizabethton, died Friday, September 6, 2002, at her residence following a sudden illness.
   Mrs. Nelson was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John Henry and Bessie Mae Perry Crowe. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Nelson, in 2000, and a sister, Patsy Ann Curtis.
   Mrs. Nelson was a 1959 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a retired cook at Hillview Nursing Home and a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son, Michael Higgins, of the home; a daughter, Melissa Russell, Elizabethton; two brothers, Herbert Crowe and Joe Crowe, both of Elizabethton; a sister, Beatrice Campbell, Watauga; a half sister, Pearl Cole, Elizabethton; and a granddaughter, Tayler Nicole Nidiffer, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   NELSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Linda C. Higgins Nelson, 61, 119 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, Lot #8, Elizabethton, who died Friday, September 6, 2002, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, September 8, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be by the Pleasant Beach Quartet and Cindy Odom, pianist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, September 9, in the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Mark Austin, David Austin, Randy Jackson, Buddy Odom, Kevin Waldrop and Grady Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Higgins, Jerry Russell, Hoover Crowe and Vaughn Campbell. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence of a brother, Herbert Crowe, 1302 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hathaway-percy@funeral-plans.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Dorothy J. Pendleton

   Mrs. Dorothy J. Pendleton, 73, 2302 East Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 5, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Pendleton was a native of Morgan County, Tenn., and a daughter of Edith Summers Hambrick, Elizabethton, and the late Al Summers. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter and a sister, Judy Street.
   Mrs. Pendleton had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was retired from the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, John R. Pendleton; a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Sandra Foster, Elizabethton; a sister, Helen Renwrick, of Florida; two brothers, Bobby Joe Summers, Elizabethton, and Dwight Hambrick, of Alabama; and a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Matthew and Sarah Foster, Johnson City.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PENDLETON -- Graveside services for Mrs. Dorothy J. Pendleton, 73, 2302 East Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 5, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 8, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Sandra Foster, 133 Skyline Drive, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Pendleton Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James W. Williams

   James Willard Williams, 68, 105 Eldridge Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, September 6, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Williams was a native of Carter County and a son of the late John Paul and Pearl Bowers Williams. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Fay Williams, May 4, 2002, and by three sisters.
   Mr. Williams was a retired employee of East Tennessee Chair Company.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John E. and Paula Williams, Elizabethton; a grandson, Zachary Williams; and two sisters, Joyce Crowe and Nina Fulton, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews.
   Graveside services were conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 7, in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Jackie Cole officiating. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Williams to the Freedom Fellowship Church c/o Jackie Cole, 108 McKinney Circle, Gray, TN 37615. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Williams Family at mfc@chartertn.net.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

September 6, 2002

Marjorie P. Bailey

   Marjorie Phillips Bailey, 75, formerly of 311 West Doe Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, September 5, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton 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

Elizabeth L. Feathers

   Mrs. Elizabeth L. Feathers, 72, 254 Smalling Road, Watauga, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Feathers was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Laban L. and Hazel Whittemore Lowe. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Feathers, December 25, 2001, and a sister, Norma Fair.
   Mrs. Feathers had lived most of her life in Carter County and was a graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a homemaker and a Charter Member of Range Community Christian Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Randy Whaley, Watauga, and Kim and Gary Townsend, Elizabethton; five sisters, Joan Edmondson, Phyllis Potter, Gwen McMahan, Cathy Fagan and Pat Lowe, all of Elizabethton; three brothers, Harold Lowe, Carrol Lowe and Roger Lowe, all of Elizabethton; two grandsons, Matt Townsend and Garett Townsend; several nieces and nephews; and her special friends, Sara, Rose and Marissa.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   FEATHERS -- The visitation for Mrs. Elizabeth L. Feathers, 72, 254 Smalling Road, Watauga, who died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 6, at Memorial Funeral Chapel. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 7, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Glenn Keller, minister, officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Herb Curde, Dale Potter, Tim Buck, Earl Neikirk, Brad Johnson, Wade Edmondson, Ernie Potter, Jerry McMahan and Pete Fagan. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Rachel Monderer. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Feathers Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Estelle R. Mattingly

   Estelle Riner Mattingly, 85, 2615 Gilmer Street, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 5, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Mattingly was a native of Wise, Va., and had lived in Johnson City most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Dennis and Susan Skeen Riner and was also preceded in death by a daughter and a brother.
   Mrs. Mattingly was a member of Southside Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Ricker, Jonesborough, and a sister, Leola Riner, Wise, Va. Two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MATTINGLY -- Funeral services for Estelle Riner Mattingly, 85, 2615 Gilmer Street, Johnson City, who died Thursday, September 5, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, September 6, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. John Woods officiating. Interment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Pendleton

   Mrs. Dorothy Pendleton, 2301 East Lakeview Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, September 5, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Ray E. Perkins

   Ray Edward Perkins, 77, Rock Springs Road, Kingsport, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House, Bristol.
   Mr. Perkins was a native of Fremont, Va., and the son of the late Hosea and Mamie Norris Perkins. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Irene Perkins, and a special son-in-law, James S. "Jimmie" Propst.
   Mr. Perkins was a retired contractor and a member of Homeland Baptist Church. He was one of the original members of the Bibleaires Quartet. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.
   Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Edna Ruth Jennings Perkins; three daughters, Donna Propst, Richmond, Va., Mrs. John (Regina) Payne, Kingsport, and Mrs. David (Beverly) Hicks, Church Hill; a son, William Edward Perkins, of the home; three sisters, Gladys Ramey and Shirley Marlow, both of Hampton, Va., and Ruby Shuler, Kirkwood, Pa.; four brothers, Earl Perkins, Kingsport, Walter Perkins, Lenoir, N.C., Sidney Perkins, Peru, Ind., and Hermon Perkins, Kirkwood, Pa.; and five grandchildren, Jason St. John, Chelsea Payne, Stuart Propst and Crystal Payne, all of Kingsport, and Tanya Hicks, Church Hill.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, September 6, at Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, Va., with the Rev. J.W. Depew officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hematology & Oncology Departments at Holston Valley Medical Center, P.O. Box 238, Kingsport, TN 37663-0288.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

James P. Richardson

   James P. Richardson, 76, 340 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, September 3, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Richardson was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John and Annie Richardson.
   Mr. Richardson was a retired mechanic and an avid artist. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Rosella Richardson, of the home; two sons, Jimmy Richardson, Chicago, Ill., and Christopher Scott Richardson, Johnson City; a daughter, Denise Richardson Jordon, Chicago, Ill.; a stepson, Beecher Hart, Roan Mountain; four grandsons; a special stepgranddaughter; two sisters, Shelby Jean Davis, Lenoir, N.C., and Dolly Mae Clark, Johnson City; and a brother, Robert Richardson, Erwin. 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
  
   RICHARDSON -- Graveside services and inurnment for James P. Richardson, 76, 340 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, September 3, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, September 9, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Monday. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, 209 South Riverside Drive, 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.

September 5, 2002

Paul J. Carver

   Paul Junior Carver, 68, 104 Oak Drive, Apt. #12, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 25, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Carver was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Arthur Lee and Annie Smith Carver. He was also preceded in death by six brothers, two sisters, and his stepmother, Sylvia Miller Carver.
   Mr. Carver was of the Free Will Baptist Faith and a retired employee of Wendy's.
   Survivors include four daughters, Pauletta Vandyke and Minnie Ann Wheeler, both of Elizabethton, Mary Ella Breeding, Aurora, Colo., and Shelia Ann Chapman, Watauga; four sons, Arthur Edward Carver, Erwin, Kenneth Charles Carver and James Paul Carver, both of Elizabethton, and Daniel Allen Carver, of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and a special friend, Chirron Taylor, 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
  
   CARVER -- Funeral services for Paul Junior Carver, 68, 104 Oak Drive, Apt. #12, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, August 25, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, September 6, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. L.D. Berry officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Lighthouse Trio. Interment will follow in the Cathern Cemetery, Simerly Creek. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends attending the service. Honorary pallbearers will be friends at the Dollar General Store, Hardee's, McDonald's and Wendy's. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Minnie Ann Wheeler, 133 Rosenbaum Private Drive, Elizabethton, or at the residence of Grace Carver, 903B Pine Ridge Circle, 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.

Dorothy Feathers

   Mrs. Dorothy Feathers, 254 Smalling Road, Watauga, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

September 4, 2002

Gregory C. Campbell

   Gregory Carl Campbell, 47, 102 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at the residence of his mother, Joyce Trivette Campbell.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Flint, Mich., and had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. He retired due to disability as a construction worker.
   Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his father, Sye Campbell.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Debra Barker, Marion, Mich., and Karen Bolen, Burton, Mich.; two brothers, Jeff Campbell, Erwin, and Ronald Campbell, Burton, Mich.; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Agnes Trivette, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Graveside services for Gregory Carl Campbell, 47, 102 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 5, in the Campbell Cemetery, Hampton, with Mr. Bobby McGee officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 5:20 p.m. Thursday, will be Keith Tolley, Jerry McNeal, Jeremy McNeal, Clarence Taylor, Johnny Trivette and Gary Trivette. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Allen Tayor and Lloyd Setzer. The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Joyce Campbell, 102 Little Avenue, Elizabethton. To those who prefer, memorials may be made to the family. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Willie F. Crow

   Willie Frank "Bill" Crow, 51, 278 Blevins Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Crow was a native of Carter County and a son of Mary Belle Richardson Crow, of the home, and the late Eugene Thurman Crow. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Wade.
   Mr. Crow was employed by TPI as a sheet metal worker. He was a member of Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as a trustee, usher, choir member and the Master's Men.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a daughter, Lucy Alys Crow, Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Kathleen Crow, Brookville, Md.; his former wife, Barbara Crow, Elizabethton; a brother-in-law, Tony Wade, Tilson, N.Y.; two nieces, Angelia Wade and Aly Wade; and two nephews, Nathan Crow and Ryan Crow.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CROW -- Funeral services for Willie Frank "Bill" Crow, 51, 278 Blevins Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Keith Stockton and the Rev. Ernest Garland officiating. Music will be provided by the Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 5, in the VanHuss Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, will be Victor Bowman, Chuck Pierce, Richard Pierce, Ted Greene, Jimmy Church and Tim Cox. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Crow, Tony Wade, Earl Richardson, Leonard Richardson and his church family. A special "Thank You" to the Staff and Nurses of ICU and 3rd Floor of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, c/o Faye Pierce, 123 Low Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Crow Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James B. Hughes

   James B. Hughes, 85, 409 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Hughes was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Samuel and Nettie Green Hughes. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Della King Hughes, three sisters, Jane Johnson, Anna Brown and Josie Morgan, and three half sisters, Lena Lefever, Minnie Wingate and Dorothy Decker.
   Mr. Hughes was a member of Roan Mountain United Methodist Church and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Carmalita Buchanan, of the home, Jean and John Stofey, Philadelphia, Pa., and Wanda and Jeff McKinney, Roan Mountain; a sister, Lila Kimbler, Roan Mountain; and a brother, Clarence Hughes, Chenney, Wash. Nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren 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
  
   HUGHES -- Funeral services for James B. Hughes, 85, 409 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, September 5, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Stephen Morrison officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tony Buchanan, Scott McKinney, James McKinney, Billy Frye, Gary Gouge and Matthew Buchanan. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Morgan and Elmer Haynes. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 409 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Boone Potter

   Boone Potter, 83, 167 Edgewater Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Potter was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Millard and Bessie Potter. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Darlene Phillips Potter, a son, David Potter, three brothers, Enoch, Roy and Noah Potter, and a sister, Ellen Potter.
   Mr. Potter was of the Baptist faith and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Betty Potter, Elizabethton; a sister, Gladys Trivette, Maryville; a half sister, Kathy Harmon, Hampton; eight nephews, Jeff Potter, Lenoir, N.C., Bobby Trivette, Butler, Dale Potter, Maryville, Micheal Trivette, Roan Mountain, Terry Potter, Elizabethton, Paul Potter, Butler, Wayne Potter, Salisbury, N.C., and Rick Potter; two nieces, Phyllis Stanley, Highpoint, N.C., and Wanda Passmore, Butler; a grandson, David Potter II, Fresno, Calif.; a granddaughter, Tamara Potter, Fresno, Calif.; and several dear friends.
   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
  
   POTTER -- Funeral services for Boone Potter, 83, 167 Edgewater Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Cable officiating. Interment will follow at Stone Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Coyt Passmore, Harrison Chesser, Donnie Lambert, Jeff Potter, Johnny Odom and Jerry Hodge. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his daughter-in-law, Betty Potter, 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.

James P. Richardson

   James P. Richardson, 76, 340 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, September 3, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  

September 3, 2002

Wanda A. Adams


   Mrs. Wanda Aileen McKeehan Adams, 80, of Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas Lynn and Robin Adams, 143 Lynnwood Avenue, Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Adams was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Thomas O. and Mildred Simerly McKeehan.
   Mrs. Adams was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her son, include her husband, James Thurman Adams; two sisters, Dorothy Clement, Johnson City, and Maxine Little, Elizabethton; a grandson, Kevin Lynn Adams; a granddaughter, Melissa D. Adams; and a stepgranddaughter, Victoria A. Bryant. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ADAMS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda Aileen McKeehan Adams, 80, of Elizabethton, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Randy Johnson, the Rev. Roy Prendergrass and the Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Music will be provided by Ben Johnson and Mrs. Pat Ray. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, will be Kevin Adams, John Clement, Jeff Clement, Ronnie Nave, Danny Little, Ray Flynn, Scott Pendergrass and Rick Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Clement, Mark Clement, Allen Little, Don Sanford, Bob Davis, Carl Nave and Charles Ailsworth. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Adams to the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 8, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Adams Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gregory C. Campbell

   Gregory Carl Campbell, 47, 102 Little Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at the residence of his mother, Joyce Trivette Campbell.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Flint, Mich., and had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. He retired due to disability as a construction worker.
   Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his father, Sye Campbell.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Debra Barker, Marion, Mich., and Karen Bolen, Burton, Mich.; two brothers, Jeff Campbell, Erwin, and Ronald Campbell, Burton, Mich.; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Agnes Trivette, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Eloise B. Clayton

   Eloise Bain Clayton, 211 Dogwood Lane, Johnson City, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. Clayton was a native of Akron, Ohio, and had lived most of her life in the Upper East Tennessee area. She was a daughter of the late E.E. Bain Sr. and Eva Kent Bain and was also preceded in death by her husband, E.W. Clayton, in 1976, and a brother, Richard K. Bain.
   Mrs. Clayton received her bachelor's degree in education from East Tennessee State University and taught school for over 30 years at Happy Valley Middle and High Schools. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and the Esther Sunday School Class and a member of the Monday Club and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority.
   Survivors include two sons, David Clayton, Rochester, N.Y., and Stephen Clayton, Johnson City; two brothers and sisters-in-law, E.E. Jr. and Martha Lou Bain, Erwin, and Donald R. and Roberta Bain, Spartanburg, S.C.; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and Bill Bolus, Knoxville, and Glenda and John Hall, Lady Lakes, Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Jo Doris Northrup and her husband, Robert Northrup, M.D., Kingsport. 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.
  
   CLAYTON -- Funeral services for Eloise Bain Clayton, 211 Dogwood Lane, Johnson City, who died Monday, September 2, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 5, at Central Baptist Church with Dr. Ronald F. Murray officiating. Interment will follow at the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be family members and friends. Flowers are welcome; for those who prefer, memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent to the Clayton Family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Willie F. Crow

   Willie Frank "Bill" Crow, 51, 278 Blevins Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James Hughes

   James Hughes, 85, 409 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

William O. McKinney

   William O. McKinney, 73, 1364 Old Gray Station Road, Gray, died Saturday, August 31, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. McKinney was a native of Carter County and had lived most of his life in Washington County. He was a son of the late George and Katie Hubbard McKinney and was also preceded in death by his wife, Josephine Hurt McKinney, in 2001, and by a sister and a brother.
   Mr. McKinney was a retired employee of Budd Company and was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran.
   Survivors include four sons, Bryan McKinney, Gray, Anthony Story, Johnson City, Carl Story, Columbus, Ohio, and Steve Story, Telford; a brother, Basil McKinney, Bristol; and three sisters, Hazel Watson, Baltimore, Md., Shirley Cole and Geraldine Smith, both of Elizabethton. Fourteen grandchildren, several great-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.
  
   McKINNEY -- Funeral services for William O. McKinney, 73, 1364 Old Gray Station Road, Gray, who died Saturday, August 31, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Entombment services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Washington County Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel. Family and friends are asked to meet at the Mausoleum Chapel. Military Honors will be provided by the American Legion Hammond Post #3, Kingsport. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences to the McKinney Family may be e-mailed via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Eugene Oliver

  
Eugene Oliver, 71, 167 Opossum Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, August 29, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Oliver was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Lorina Myers Oliver. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rita Buckles Oliver, an infant son, Joseph Allen Oliver, a sister, Clara Bowers, and three brothers, Fornie Oliver, Jessie Oliver and Cecil Oliver.
   Mr. Oliver was a member of Willow Springs Baptist Church and a retired employee of Mapes Piano String Company.
   Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Juanita Oliver, Elizabethton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Annie and Preston Williams, Elizabethton, and Pearl Grindstaff, Valdese, N.C.; and a special friend, Pansy Hart, 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

Boone Potter

   Boone Potter, 83, 167 Edgewater Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, September 2, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Friends may call at the residence of a daughter-in-law, Betty Potter, at any time.
   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

Charlotte P. Sellers

   Charlotte Phipps Schramlin Sellers, 302 West Doe Avenue, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 31, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Sellers was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Jacob A. and Nona Blevins Phipps. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, five sisters and two infant daughters, Charlotte Jean and Shirley Jane.
   Mrs. Sellers was a retired employee of the Raytheon Corporation, Bristol, with 32 years of service. She was a member of East River Park Christian Church.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Woody Ornduff, Bluff City; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Sharon Schramlin, Kingsport; a sister, Jessie Phipps Starnes, Johnson City; a brother, Brown Phipps, Watauga; a grandson, John Schramlin; five granddaughters, Jeania Byrd, Shannon Seay, Deborah Price, Janie Broyles and Kathy Duffield; nine great-grandchildren; a special friend, Paul Sellers; and special grandsons, Dillon and Jeff. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SELLERS -- Funeral services for Charlotte Phipps Schramlin Sellers, 302 West Doe Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, August 31, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jack Lyons officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tim Broyles, Alden Duffield, Stanley Byrd, John Schramlin, David Sellers and Jakie Starnes. Honorary pallbearers will be Ron Rogers, Bill Sellers, Ronnie Townsend and her nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Sellers Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sandra R. Shell

   Mrs. Sandra Rowina Shell, 48, 962 Fairview Road, Hampton, died Sunday, September 1, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Shell was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Ivan and Rowina Hathaway Penix.
   Mrs. Shell was retired due to disability from U.S. Textile, Newland, N.C. She was a member of Roan Mountain Church of Jesus Christ.
   Survivors include her husband, Carroll Shell, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Buffy and Clayton Falin, Roan Mountain; a son, Byron Shell, Hampton; two sisters, Vicky Smith and Tammy Penix, both of Hampton; a brother, Nicky Penix, Hampton; and two grandchildren, Justin and Kelly Falin, both of Roan Mountain. One niece and one nephew 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
  
   SHELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sandra Rowina Shell, 48, 962 Fairview Road, Hampton, who died Sunday, September 1, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, at Roan Mountain Church of Jesus Christ with the Rev. Charlie McKinney officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Hall Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends at Roan Mountain Church of Jesus Christ from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence, 962 Fairview Road, Hampton, at any time. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the church at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Una Taylor

   Una Taylor, of 111 Little Stoney Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 31, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Taylor was a native of Butler and a daughter of the late George and Sarah Courtner Hodge. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Warnoma White.
   Mrs. Taylor was a member of Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, where she taught the Children's Sunday School Class. She was a past owner of Hunter Roller Rink and a former employee of Bemberg and Magnavox.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Sissy and Willie Campbell, Elizabethton, and Lana and Danny Garrison, Watauga; three grandchildren, Jena Williams and Debbie Arnold, both of Elizabethton, and Mark Garrison, Watauga; three great-grandchildren, Kristen Garland and Jess Arnold, both of Elizabethton, and Daniel Garrison, Watauga; and two sisters, Beatrice Estep, Elizabethton, and Mary Frances Powell, Lakeworth, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Una Taylor, of 111 Little Stoney Creek Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, August 31, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Eddy Craft, minister, and the Rev. Earnest Garland officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Moores Chapel Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Mark Garrison, Danny Garrison, Jeff Williams, Scott Arnold, Larry Estep and Buzz White. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Church, Teddy Greene, Tim Cox, Darrell Williams, Mark Sturgill, Richard Taylor, the Rev. Sonny Thomas and Larry Absher. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughters at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, 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.

Helen Waycaster

WAYCASTER -- Funeral services for Helen Ruth Medearis Bunton Waycaster, 74, 707 South Second Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, August 30, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 3, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich and the Rev. Howard Messer officiating. Music will be by Larey and Chris Pippin. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 4, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Will Andrews, Jason Bunton, David Bunton, Charlie Blevins, Ben Medearis, Randy Waycaster, David Medearis and Jim Troutman. Honorary pallbearers will be Kyle Loveless, Jeff Clemons, Jim Hawk, Paul Myers, Albert Humphrey, Calvin Hyder, Bob Oliver, Tom Pleasant, Bill Broome, the staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Pine Ridge Health Care Center; also her great host of friends. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of Oak Street Baptist Church, 804 Oak Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or East Side Free Will Baptist Church, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may also call at the residence of any of the children at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be 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