October 14, 2002

Christopher V. Buchanan

  
Christopher Vernon Buchanan, 37, 2911 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, unexpectedly at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Flint, Mich., he was the son of Roy Anderson Buchanan, Elizabethton, and Hazel Christinia Utsman, Kingsport.
   He was an employee of American Water Heater for 11 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He attended Harmony Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include five brothers, Rocky Buchanan, Kingsport, Ricky Buchanan, Hawaii, Robert Jackson, Maryland, Roland Buchanan, Jonesborough, Grant Buchanan, Erwin, one sister, Brooke Buchanan, Marion, N.C., one half-sister, Brenda Browder, Kingsport, several nieces and nephews, two great-grandnephews, and his step-mother, Cassie Buchanan, Marion, N.C.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   BUCHANAN -- Funeral services for Christopher Vernon Buchanan, 37, who died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bob Campbell officiating. The graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brownie Presnell, Ricky (Wayne) Buchanan, Roland Buchanan, Grant Buchanan, Billy Whitson and James Tip Smith. Military honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Everyone will meet at the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. on Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Chapel of Peace, or other times at the residence. Condolences may be sent to the family via condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Clara Cooper

  
Mrs. R.C. (Clara) Cooper, 89, Lebanon Drive, Colonial Heights, died on Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Cooper was born in Rosmon, N.C., and lived in several towns in North Carolina prior to moving to Elizabethton, Tenn., during her elementary school years. She was a daughter of Tom and Angie Ledford, Elizabethton. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell, and daughter, Carolyn, both of Kingsport.
   For several years, she was a sales associate at J.C. Penney's. Mrs. Cooper was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church of Kingsport, where she was a teacher and choir member for many years.
   Survivors include a son, Gary Cooper, Atlanta, Ga., and Johnson City, Tenn., two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
   East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   COOPER -- Calling hours for Mrs. R.C. (Clara) Cooper, 89, Lebanon Drive, Colonial Heights, who passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, will be from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the East Lawn Funeral Home, with a graveside service and burial to follow in the Garden of David of the East Lawn Memorial Park, with the Rev. Jim Lindsay officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions would be welcome at Glenwood Baptist Church or Colonial Heights Baptist, both of Kingsport. Condolences may be sent via e-mail to elawnfuneralhome@aol.com. She was a devout Christian, loving mother and wife. She enjoyed life and loved to laugh.
   East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Lois G. Harr

  
Mrs. Lois Gilley Harr, 91, 288 Old Watauga Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at her residence following a lengthy illness.
   A native of Nola, Va., she had resided in Elizabethton since 1933. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Madola Akers Gilley. Mrs. Harr was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Harr, in 1988, a half- sister, Margaret Gilley, and a half-brother, Dewey Gilley.
   Mrs. Harr had been a sales clerk at the S.H. Kress store in Elizabethton. She was a member of Slagle United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include one half-sister, Leone Eggleston, Eden, N.C., and several cousins, nieces and nephews, including Shirley Vaspory and Ed "Red" Haney, both of Elizabethton.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.
  
   HARR -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Gilley Harr, 91, 288 Old Watauga Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., who died Friday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Manis officiating. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2002, in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be J.C. Harr, Wayne Harr, Mike Slagle, Doug Stanley, Calvin Hyder, Bobby Queen and Virgil Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed "Red" Haney, Wayne Smith, Stuart Rominger, Sonny Slagle, Gary Slagle, Tom Hilton, Tony Bowers and Joe Lewis. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-7 p.m. on Sunday or at the residence, 288 Old Watauga Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. on Monday. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Slagle United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Kenneth R. Kelly Jr., 126 Starlite Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

Vanes Hicks

   Vanes Hicks, 87, 793 Allison Road, Piney Flats, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, in Wilcox Hall, Kingsport.
   A native of Watauga County, N.C., he was a son of the late James and Annie Presnell Hicks. He had lived in Tennessee for a number of years. Mr. Hicks was preceded in death by his wife, Charity Presnell Hicks, in 1977, and by three daughters, four sisters, and two brothers.
   Mr. Hicks was a retired employee of Empire Furniture Co., Johnson City. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include one son, Ralph Hicks, Piney Flats, three daughters, Betty Godsey, Watauga, Yvonne Walker, Elizabethton, and Reva Feagans, Johnson City, two brothers, Vesta Hicks, Jonesborough, and Raymond Hicks, Johnson City, one sister, Charity Clark, Johnson City, 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   HICKS -- Funeral services for Vanes Hicks, 87, 793 Allison Road, Piney Flats, who died Friday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Paul Crowe and Robert Crusenberry officiating. Interment will be in the Goodman Cemetery, Piney Flats. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, will be Ricky Godsey, Johnny Hampton, Chris Godsey, Robert Feagans, Jimmy Hampton, Gary Feagans, Timmy Feagans and Joe Hampton. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a granddaughter, Brenda Dye, 349 Mountain View Road, Piney Flats. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Hicks family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

David E. Wolfe

   David Edris Wolfe, 51, Watauga, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Lebanon, Pa., Mr. Wolfe was a son of Russell "Bus" and Mary Edris Wolfe, Lebanon, Pa.
   Mr Wolfe ministered at Borderview Christian Church, Elizabethton, for the last 12 years. He previously held a ministry at New Lisbon Christian Church, New Lisbon, Ind.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Janet Paddock Wolfe; three sons and daughters-in-law, Todd and Susie Wolfe, Johnson City, Jeremey and Anne Wolfe, Girard, Kan., and Matthew Kristen Wolfe, stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, one sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Russ Collins, Palmyra, Pa., one brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Vicky Wolfe, Lebanon, Pa., tree granddaughters, Delanie, Haley and Lydia, one grandson, Elijah, eight nephews and four nieces.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   WOLFE -- A celebration service for David Edris Wolfe, 51, Watauga, who passed from this life to be with the Lord on Friday, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Borderview Christian Church with Mr. Glen Keller officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be his church family. Music will be provided by Scott Reynolds and Ray Don Markland. Memorials may be made to the Borderview Christian Church, c/o Scott Reynolds, 156 Smith Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643. Friends may call at the residence. It was his wish to be cremated. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

October 13, 2002

Steven M. Bowers

  
Steven M. "Bear" Bowers, 49, 104 Watson Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, October 12, 2002 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Ruby Bowers. He was a self-employed electrician and a part-time employee of Sam's Plumbing, of Elizabethton. He was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and the Vocational Technical School. He had served in the National Guard. Mr. Bowers was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carmon and Ina Bowers.
   Survivors include his wife, Donna Holmes Bowers; two step-daughters, Laura Hill and Cheryl Holmes, both of Westminster, Md; one step-son, Shane Holmes, Westminster, Md.; one step-grandson, Tyson Holmes; two aunts, Lena Peters and Sarah Bowers; two uncles, Donald Bowers and Carl Bowers. Several cousins also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BOWERS -- Funeral services for Steven M. "Bear" Bowers, 49, 104 Watson Road, Johnson City, who died Saturday, October 12, 2002 will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Walker Roberson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 in the Colbaugh Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday will be Chuck Wright, Bryan Wright, Mick McConnell, George Wilson, Sam Harrison, Roger Brewer, Michael Hawkins and Scott Bowers. Honorary pallbearers will be Matthew Bowers, Michael Bowers, Brian Bradshaw, James Barnett, Joe Bowers and Horace Bowers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Bowers family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Emma E. Carver

  
Mrs. Emma Evelyn Carver, 87, 211 Blevins Road, Johnson City, TN, died Sunday, October 13, 2002 in the Pine Ridge Care Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Emma H. Leslie

  
Emma Hendrix Leslie, 80, 237 Nelson Avenue, Piney Flats, daughter of the late Harry and Selma Shell Hendrix, died on Saturday, October 12, 2002, at her residence after an extended illness. She was a native of Piney Flats and a long-time employee of Unisys in Bristol, TN. Mrs. Leslie was active in various organizations and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bristol, TN. Mrs. Leslie was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Randolph Leslie, Jr.
   Survivors include her daughter, Anne H. Leslie, of Louisville, Ky.; two granddaughters, Jessica Rubin, of Louisville, Ky., and Meredith Rubin, of Chicago, IL; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, and two brothers. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LESLIE -- A Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Emma Hendrix Leslie, 80, 237 Nelson Avenue, Piney Flats, who died Saturday, October 12, 2002, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with Rev. Carol Wilson and Rev. Suzanne Barrow officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 16, 2002 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Music will be under the direction of Andrea Gates. The committal service will follow at Shell Cemetery beside the Piney Flats United Methodist Church. The family requests no flowers. Any memorials may be sent in Emma's name to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, 309 W. Washington Street, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60606. Please reference "On Wings of Eagles". Condolences may be sent to the family via our e-mail address, condolences-jc@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.

Rayburn Murray

  
Rayburn Murray, 73, of Adrian, Mich., died Sunday, October 13, 2002 at the Bixby Medical Center. A native of Adrian, Mich., he was a son of the late Arthur and Betty Morton Murray. He retired from the Dura Corporation. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by two brothers; two sisters in infancy; a brother, Gary Murray, and one grandson.
   Survivors include his wife, Oliver Smith Murray; three daughters, Sandra LaHart, Cheryl Keyte, and Brenda Murray, all of Adrian, Mich.; two sons, Bruce Murray and Chris Murray, both of Adrian, Mich.; two sisters, Thelma Blackwell and Gray Laws, both of Elizabethton; three brothers, Jack Murray, Elizabethton; Jim Murray, of Hampton, and Steve Murray, Johnson City; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.
  
   MURRAY -- Funeral services for Rayburn Murray, 73, of Adrian, Mich., who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 13, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 in the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, Mich. with Pastor Vance Weeks officiating. Burial will be in the Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh, Mich. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at the Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, Mich. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Robert L. Tolley

  
Robert Lee Tolley, 83, 104 Robert Tolley Road, Unicoi, died Sunday, October 13, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Eli and Minnie Byrd Tolley. He had lived in Unicoi County for the past 40 years. He was retired due to disability from the U.S. Army. He was a member and deacon of Fairview Free Will Baptist Church. Mr. Tolley was preceded in death by two wives, Bertie Grindstaff Tolley and Irene Matheson Tolley, and five brothers.
   Survivors include six daughters, Patricia Miller, Elizabethton; Gail Storey, Katherine Lewis, Dorothy Chambers and Linda Sliger, all of Unicoi, and Joyce Arnett, Roan Mountain; two sons, Charlie Tolley and Roy Tolley, both of Unicoi; two sisters, Nellie Tolley, Johnson City and Lurlie Bailey, Erwin; three brothers, Ray Tolley, Hampton; Blake Tolley, Unicoi; and Don Tolley, Johnson City; 17 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; three step-daughters and one step-son. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TOLLEY -- Funeral services for Robert Lee Tolley, 83, 104 Robert Tolley Road, Unicoi, who died Sunday, October 13, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Burnie Jones officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 in the Tolley Family Cemetery. The Fairview Quartet will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002 will be Tom Gouge, Larry Tolley, Elmer Ray Roberts, Jim Carver, David Stonecypher and George Woodby. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, great great grandsons, and grandsons-in-law. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2002. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Tolley family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 11, 2002

Edward Birchfield, Sr.

  
Edward Birchfield, Sr., 75, 8452 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Monday, October 7, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late J.W. and Lilly Brewer Birchfield. He attended Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. Mr. Birchfield was owner and operator for over 30 years of Birchfield Tire and Recapping, 1308 West G Street, Elizabethton. Survivors include his wife, Florence Arnett Birchfield, of the home; his son, Edward Birchfield, Jr., of the home; his daughter, Patsy, and son-in-law, Jack Blackwell, Jr. of Buck Mountain; Loraine Turbyfill of Newland, N.C.; Mary Fredia Odom of Roan Mountain; Jan and Lee Roy Littleton of Jonesborough; Albert and Florence Harrison, Watauga. His church family, caregivers, many other family members and very close friends also survive. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.
  

   BIRCHFIELD -- Mr. Edward Birchfield, Sr. fought a strong battle against an extended illness of four years. Mr. Birchfield leaves behind his loving wife and caregiver, Florence Arnett Birchfield; his son and shadow, Edward Birchfield, Jr., and daughter Patsy and son-in-law Jack Blackwell. The private committal service and entombment of Edward Birchfield, Sr., who, with the grace of God, died Monday, October 7, 2002, will be conducted in the chapel at the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Mark Street officiating. Honorary ministers of the graveside service will be Rev. Jim Storie and Rev. Bobby Stout. Active pallbearers will be Butch Bumgardner, Allen Odom, Gene Mosley, Sonny Mosley, Virgil Ledford and Charles Odom. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Smith, Roger Heschong, Charlie Miller, Bill Brock, employees of Birchfield Tire and Recapping, Albert Harrison, Lee Roy Littleton, Ance Johnson, Roby Hopson, Charles Harold, Millard Jones, Bob Timmons, Robert Harrison, Frank Presnell, Barry Knaack, Buck Carver, Sam Carver, Dr. Richard McDavid, and Dr. Stanley Hodge. A special thank you to Hospice, Carter County Rescue Squad, and the medical community. The family will receive friends Tuesday, October 8, at the residence, 8452 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, TN. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Birchfield to Roan Mountain Community Park Fund, P.O. Box 258, Roan Mountain, TN 37687 Attn: Dale Blevins; or, to Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church, 119 Terrance Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643, Attn: Mark Street. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address: tetrick@funeral-plans.com, or patsy@wireco.net. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Christopher V. Buchanan

  
Christopher Vernon Buchanan, 37, 2911, Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, unexpectedly at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

October 10, 2002

Luther J. Ellis

  
Luther James Ellis, 88, 121 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Wiley and Betty Heatherly Ellis. Mr. Ellis was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the Appalachian Sportsman Club and a charter member of the Stoney Creek Coon Club. Mr. Ellis was preceded in death by his first wife, Faye Elliott Ellis; a brother, Paul Ellis; a sister, Florence Shankle, and a step-son, Wayne Webb.
   Survivors include his wife, Georgia Webb Ellis; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Rondal Ellis, Bill and Hazel Ellis, all of Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Jerry Lane, of Troutville, Va.; a step-daughter and her husband, Juanita and Leonard Lewis, Elizabethton; two grandsons; one granddaughter, and one great granddaughter. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ELLIS -- Funeral services for Luther James Ellis, 88, 121 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh, and Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Estep officiating. Music will be provided by the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2002, will be Jimmy Eggers, Kenneth Shankle, Tim Hardin, Gene Carrier, Jim May, Kenneth Colbaugh, Jimmy Buckles, and Clifford Peters. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. William P. Bailey; his church family; members of the Stoney Creek Coon Club; friends of Stoney Creek Grill, and other friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Ellis family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Chester L. Hand

  
Chester Lewis Hand, 68, 113 Roosevelt Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center. A native of Savannah, Ga., he was a son of the late Douglas and Dora Mae Salvage Hand. He had lived in Elizabethton since 1969. He was a graduate of Marlow High School, Marlow, Ga. Mr. Hand was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was retired as a van driver from the Dawn of Hope, Johnson City. Mr. Hand was a square dance caller who graduated from the Square Dance College in Dillard, Ga. He was a member of the Southern Hillbillies band. He played music as a volunteer at the V.A. Center. He was a member of the Johnson City Senior Citizens. Mr. Hand was a member of the Brick Christian Church. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by a brother, George Hand.
   Survivors include his wife, Anita Hampton Hand; a daughter, Rebecca Little, Johnson City; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Sherry Hand, Johnson City; one brother, Donald Hand, of Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren, Christopher Proffitt, Shannon Hand, Jessi Markland, Kara Hand, and Summer Little. One niece and three nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HAND -- Funeral services for Chester Lewis Hand, 68, 113 Roosevelt Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 8, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Jeff Campbell and Rev. Mack Houston officiating. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:50 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2002, will be Kenneth Hand, Christopher Proffitt, Jessi Markland, and men of Brick Christian Church. Honorary pallbearers will be his musical friends, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. V.F.W. Post 2166 will conduct military graveside honors. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Hand family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Gary W. McQueen

  
Dr. Gary Wayne McQueen, 55, 3 Lumahai Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, in the Queens Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, following a brief illness.
   A native of Elizabethton, Tenn., Dr. McQueen, was the son of Mrs. Wreatha B. McQueen of Elizabethton, Tenn., and the late Ivory S. McQueen.
   Dr. McQueen was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee School of Medicine. He had completed post-graduate work in family practice and occupational medicine. Dr. McQueen had engaged in emergency medicine and private practice in Honolulu for many years. Following his retirement, during recent years he had enjoyed visits with family and friends and world travel. He had recently returned from a trip to China. He was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Henry W. Withers, Signal Mountain, Tenn.; Janice and Carroll Vanover, Coleyville, Texas, and Martha and Hal Cobble, Roanoke, Va.; a niece, Beverly K. Cobble, Dallas, Texas; a nephew, Charles L. Vanover, Coleyville, Texas; and a special friend, Ophelia Ranches, Honolulu, Hawaii.
   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   MCQUEEN -- Funeral services for Dr. Gary Wayne McQueen, 55, 3 Lumahai Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, who died Monday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. David Arney, organist. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Theron Johnson, Jack Slimp, Jack May, Lewis Merryman, Dr. George McQueen and Lanny Bise. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 225 North Holly Lane, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. A memorial service will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathaway-percy.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Ronnie C. Oliver

  
Ronnie Cecil Oliver, 57, 120 Bear Ridge Drive, Butler, died Sunday, October 6, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Cecil and Dorothy Pierce Oliver. He was an employee of the R.C. James Manufacturing Company. He was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Oliver.
   Survivors include his wife, Shirley Laxton Oliver; one son, Michael Oliver, Butler; two step-daughters, Pamela Shoun Oaks, Roan Mountain, and Patty Sue Shoun, Elizabethton; two sisters, Mary Kate Arnold and Betty Pritchard, both of Butler; three brothers, Bill Dugger, Kingsport; Frank Oliver, Washington, D.C., and Tony Pierce, Hampton, and one granddaughter, Casey Marissa Genty. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   OLIVER -- Funeral services for Ronnie Cecil Oliver, 57, 120 Bear Ridge Drive, Butler, who died Sunday, October 6, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harvey White officiating. Interment will be in Butler Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Oliver family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth I. Price

  
Ruth Irene Price, 79, 115 Pine Street, Mountain City, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at her residence after an extended illness. Mrs. Price was a native of Ashe County, N.C. and was a daughter of the late Sherman and Pearl Lewis Roark. She lived as a homemaker and attended New Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husband, Willis "Bill" Price on June 25, 2001; three sons, Baby Price, Bobby Dean Price, and Jack Lee Price, and one grandson, Jackie June Porter.
   Survivors include three daughters, Katie and husband, Jody Stewart; Carolyn Porter, and Edith Price, all of Mountain City; one son, Bill Price and wife, Linda, Mountain City; one sister, Ellaree Houser, Abingdon, Va.; four brothers, Junior Roark and James Roark, both of Abingdon, Va.; Robert Roark, of Fla., and Shirley Roark, of Lenoir, N.C.; six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PRICE -- Funeral services for Ruth Irene Price, who passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Porter and Rev. Buddy Norris to officiate. The family will meet at 1:45 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2002 at the funeral home to go in procession to Sunset Memorial Park for graveside services at 2 p.m. Pallbearers will be Dr. Donald Walters, Dr. Jim Shine, and the staff of Johnson County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 115 Pine Street, at any time. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hux-lipford@funeral-plans.com. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 9, 2002

Edward Birchfield, Sr.

  
Edward Birchfield, Sr., 75, 8452 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Monday, October 7, 2002 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Luther J. Ellis
  
Luther James Ellis, 88, 121 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Wiley and Betty Heatherly Ellis. Mr. Ellis was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. He was a charter member of the Appalachian Sportsman Club and a charter member of the Stoney Creek Coon Club. Mr. Ellis was preceded in death by his first wife, Faye Elliott Ellis; a brother, Paul Ellis; a sister, Florence Shankle, and a step-son, Wayne Webb.
   Survivors include his wife, George Webb Ellis; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Rondal Ellis, Bill and Hazel Ellis, all of Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Jerry Lane, of Troutville, Va.; a step-daughter and her husband, Juanita and Leonard Lewis, Elizabethton; two grandsons; one granddaughter, and one great granddaughter. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ELLIS -- Funeral services for Luther James Ellis, 88, 121 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 8, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh, and Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Estep officiating. Music will be provided by the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2002, will be Jimmy Eggers, Kenneth Shankle, Tim Hardin, Gene Carrier, Jim May, Kenneth Colbaugh, Jimmy Buckles, and Clifford Peters. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. William P. Bailey; his church family; members of the Stoney Creek Coon Club; friends of Stoney Creek Grill, and other friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Ellis family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

James B. Harris, Jr.

  
James B. Harris, Jr., 77, 103 Old Stoney Loop, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Etta Harris Winters. He was a former employee of Leon-Ferenbach of Johnson City. He attended the Elizabethton Church of God.
   Survivors include his wife, Nellie Montgomery Harris; one son, William Gary Harris, Elizabethton; a step-daughter, Elizabeth Kay Cox, of the home; two sisters, Shirley Caldwell, of Fresno, Ca., and Margaret King, Elizabethton; one brother, Gurney Ray Winters, Hampton; and two grandchildren, Benjamin Harris and Jamie Harris. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HARRIS -- Funeral services for James B. Harris, Jr., 77, 103 Old Stoney Loop, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Herman D. Miller officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Harris Cemetery, Shell Creek. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Friday will be Ronald Reed, Terry King, Chris King, Randy Montgomery, David Montgomery, and David Cox. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2002 in 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 Harris family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ronnie C. Oliver

  
Ronnie Cecil Oliver, 57, 120 Bear Ridge Drive, Butler, died Sunday, October 6, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Cecil and Dorothy Pierce Oliver. He was an employee of the R.C. James Manufacturing Company. He was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Oliver.
   Survivors include his wife, Shirley Laxton Oliver; one son, Michael Oliver, Butler; two step-daughters, Pamela Shoun Oaks, Roan Mountain, and Patty Sue Shoun, Elizabethton; two sisters, Mary Kate Arnold and Betty Pritchard, both of Butler; three brothers, Bill Dugger, Kingsport; Frank Oliver, Washington, D.C., and Tony Pierce, Hampton, and one granddaughter, Casey Marissa Genty. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   OLIVER -- Funeral services for Ronnie Cecil Oliver, 57, 120 Bear Ridge Drive, Butler, who died Sunday, October 6, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harvey White officiating. Interment will be in Butler Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Oliver family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 8, 2002

Charles E. Nave

  
Charles Edward "Eddy" Nave, 56, 101 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Friday, October 4, 2002 in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. He was a native of Johnson County and was the son of Madge Johnson Nave, Neva Community, Mountain City, and the late Worley Nave. He was a member of Pleasant View Christian Church, Neva Community and attended Elizabethton Church of Christ. Mr. Nave was employed as a service representative for the C & C X-ray Company, Knoxville, TN. Mr. Nave was a 1964 graduate of Johnson County High School and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Brenda McQueen Nave, of the home; a twin sister, Judy Nave, Mountain City; and a sister, Mary Nave, of Danville, Ca.; one brother-in-law, Glen McQueen, Elizabethton; his father and mother-in-law, Ivan and Jean McQueen, Elizabethton, and one nephew, Ryan McQueen, Tampa, Fla. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick (423-542-2232).
  
   NAVE -- Graveside services for Charles Edward "Eddy" Nave, 56, 101 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, who died Friday, October 4, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2002 in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain City, TN with Mr. Eddie Craft, minister, officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain City, TN. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of the C & C X-Ray Company and men of the Elizabethton Church of Christ. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2002 to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, any time Monday, October 7, 2002, or at the home of his father and mother-in-law, Ivan and Jean McQueen, 162 Earl Avenue, Elizabethton. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Nave to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Tennessee Chapter No. 824, P.O. Box 25, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address: tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 7, 2002

Charles E. Nave

  
Charles Edward "Eddy" Nave, 56, 101 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Friday, October 4, 2002 in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W. Va. He was a native of Bristol, Va. and a former resident of Johnson County. He was the son of Madge Johnson Nave, Neva Community, Mountain City, and the late Worley Nave. He was a member of Pleasant View Christian Church, Neva Community and attended Elizabethton Church of Christ. Mr. Nave was employed as a service representative for the C & C X-ray Company, Knoxville, TN. Mr. Nave was a 1964 graduate of Johnson County High School and attended East Tennessee State University. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Brenda McQueen Nave, of the home; a twin sister, Judy Nave, Mountain City; and a sister, Mary Nave, of Danville, Ca.; one brother-in-law, Glen McQueen, Elizabethton; his father and mother-in-law, Ivan and Jean McQueen, Elizabethton, and one nephew, Ryan McQueen, Tampa, Fla. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick (423-542-2232).
  
   NAVE -- Graveside services for Charles Edward "Eddy" Nave, 56, 101 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, who died Friday, October 4, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2002 in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain City, TN with Mr. Eddie Craft, minister, officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery, Mountain City, TN. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of the C & C X-Ray Company and men of the Elizabethton Church of Christ. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2002 to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, any time Monday, October 7, 2002, or at the home of his father and mother-in-law, Ivan and Jean McQueen, 162 Earl Avenue, Elizabethton. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Nave to the Vietnam Veterans of America, Tennessee Chapter No. 824, P.O. Box 25, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address: tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 6, 2002

Mary J. Davis

  
Mary O. Jones Davis, 78, 1700 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, in the Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness.
   A native of Chilhowie, Va., she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Caldwell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norval Davis and two sons, Eugene J. Jones and Barry Lynn Wiggins.
   She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy and a homemaker.
   Survivors include one daughter, Marie Reece, Elizabethton, three sons, John L. Jones, Willis, Texas, Charles D. Jones, Coatesville, Pa., and David F. Jones, Peach Bottom, Pa., one adopted daughter, Michelle Sandeline, Elizabethton, 19 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.funeral-plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DAVIS -- The graveside service and interment for Mary O. Jones Davis, who died Friday, Oct. 4, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Conowingo Baptist Church Cemetery, Conowingo, Md., with the Rev. Marvin Slagle officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, at Reynolds Funeral Home, 144 E. State Street, Quarryville, Pa., 717-786-3272. A memorial service will be conducted for Mrs. Davis on Sunday, Oct. 13, at Church of God of Prophecy, Elizabethton, Tenn., with the Rev. Marvin Slagle officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Charles R. Feathers

   Charles Ray "Chuck" Feathers, 68, 109 Mayfield Drive, Condo No. 4, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, unexpectedly at his residence.
   A native of Carter County native, Mr. Feathers was the son of the late Ray and Edith C. Colbaugh Feathers. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helena Hodge.
   Mr. Feathers was a retired employee of United Airlines. He was a member of East River Park Christian Church. He was a Navy veteran, having served in Korea.
   Survivors include two sons and daughter-in-law, Scott and Monica Feathers, Elizabethton, and Michael Ray Feathers, Johnson City, one daughter and son-in-law, Wendi Lea and James Marion, Maryville, Tenn., five grandchildren, Nina Ray Feathers, Alexa Ray Feathers, both of Elizabethton, Heather Marion, Joshua Marion and Reagan Marion, all of Maryville, Tenn., two sisters, Phyllis Tingle, Melbourne, Fla., and Vickie Ray, Elizabethton, two brothers, William C. "Bill" Feathers, Elizabethton, and Jerry N. Feathers, Johnson City, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangments. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   FEATHERS -- Funeral services for Charles Ray "Chuck" Feathers, 68, who died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. John Smith, Minister, officiating. The graveside service and interment will be Monday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jackie Whitehead, Jimmy Hayes, Dana Lyons, Jonathan Houser, Rick Guinn and Brian White. Military honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post No. 2166. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, or at the residence, 109 Mayfield Drive, Condo #4, Elizabethton, at any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangments. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Mary N. Hunt

  
Mary Neal Hunt, 88, Virginia Beach, Va., died on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002.
   Mrs. Hunt was born in Elizabethton, Tenn., a daughter of the late Edward and Mae Neal.
   Mrs. Hunt served as a nurse in the U.S. Navy from 1945-48. She was a member of Haygood United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach.
   Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Donald Hunt, two children, Bradley Hunt, Virginia Beach, Va., and Dale Ellis, Alexandria, Va., two sisters, Stella Hart and Retha Neal, both of Elizabethton, Tenn., and four grandchildren, Erin Ellis and Bryan, Jonathan and Tyler Hunt.
   A graveside service was held at Rosewood Memorial Park on Friday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.altmeyer.com. Altmeyer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232.

Nathan Hyder

   McCOMB, Miss. -- Nathan Hyder, 84, died Thursday, October 3, 2002, in Kenner, La.
   Mr. Hyder was a native of Hampton, Tenn., and a longtime resident of Adrian, Mich., and Hampton. He was the son of the late Nat and Ethel Woodby Hyder and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Beverly Hyder, and two brothers, Carl Hyder and Don Hyder.
   Mr. Hyder was a retired spot welder and Union Steward, U.A.W., with Stubnitz Green Company in Adrian, Mich. He was a member of Fairview Free Will Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, and was a lifetime member of the D.A.V.
   Survivors include his wife, Mamie Bailey Hyder, Magnolia, Miss.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Barney and Lyndia Hyder, Logansport, Ind., Blaine and Debbie Hyder, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Burles and Donna Hyder, Zachory, La.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Burnis and T.J. Bowman and Brenda and Lonnie Cox, all of Magnolia, Miss.; a brother, Leonard Hyder, Hampton, Tenn.; and two sisters, Evea Casey, Elizabethton, Tenn., and Vernie Stevens, Hampton, Tenn. Nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral services and interment will be conducted at Hartman Chapel, McComb, Miss., at 11 a.m. Monday, October 7. Interment will follow.
   Hartman Funeral Home of McComb, Miss., (601) 684-3811, is in charge of arrangements.

Gregory Love

   MORRISTOWN -- Gregory Love, 50, 1504 Cherokee Drive, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at Lakeway Regional Hospital, Morristown.
   Mr. Love was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Brice.
   Survivors include his parents, C. Ken and Barbara Bragg, Morristown; two sisters, Michelle Hale and Marla Brice, Morristown; special friends, the Blue family, Jerry Goins and Aurther Bragg, all of Morristown; and many other friends and relatives.
   Funeral services and interment were conducted Saturday, October 5, in Morristown.
   Dockery's Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Jean Shepherd

Mrs. Jean Shepherd, 62, 103 W. K Street, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. Shepherd was a native of Johnson County, but had lived in Elizabethton all her life. She was the daughter of the late Harry and Gillie Clawson Lewis. Mrs. Shepherd was preceded in death by three brothers, Cleve Norris, Earl Lewis and Paul Lewis, and one sister, Nora Lee Smith.
   She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, of the home, David Leonard Shepherd, two daughters, Mary Motychak and Rebecca Gregg, both of Elizabethton, one son, Timothy Wayne Shepherd, Elizabethton, 10 grandchildren, one brother, Roy Lewis, Elizabethton, one sister, Mae Burleson, Elizabethton, 10 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   SHEPHERD -- Funeral services for Jean Shepherd, 62, 103 W. K Street, who died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Chapel of Peace, Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Gregg, Vic Motychak, Shawn Shepherd, Darrell Heaton, Robert Bullock and David Wayne Shepherd. Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Cowan and Charlie Cole. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the Chapel of Peace, Tetrick Funeral Home, or friends may call the residence any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Charles E. Nave

  
Charles Edward "Eddy" Nave, 56, 101 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 4. 2002, in St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, W. Va.
   Mr. Nave will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and interment. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Elias J. Vines

  
Elias Jefferson Vines, 95, formerly of 229 Whaleytown Road, Butler, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Vines was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Wilburn James and Matilda Hicks Vines. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lena Hicks Vines, two sons, Brady Vines and Paul Vines, a sister, Bessie Vines, a brother, Cecil Fields, and a son-in-law, the Rev. Dennis Ward.
   Mr. Vines was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was also a farmer.
   Survivors include a daughter, Beulah Ward, Butler; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Charles Vines and Glenn and Patricia Vines, all of Butler; a sister, Mae Hicks, Elk Park, N.C.; five grandchildren, Doug Vines, Hampton, Judy Woods, Elizabethton, Cody Vines, Butler, Glenn Vines Jr., Memphis, and Freda Wagner, Butler; a great-granddaughter, Jessica Whaley, Elizabethton; special friends, Effie Henson, Butler, Martha Poole, Butler, and Tony Hathaway, Elizabethton; and all his special friends at Hermitage Health Center.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   VINES -- Funeral services for Elias Jefferson Vines, 95, formerly of 229 Whaleytown Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at Hermitage Health Center, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 6, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Cable officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Vines Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Dick Ward, Glenn Vines Jr., Cody Vines, Walter Vines, Doug Vines, Johnny Garland and Jessie Garland. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Beulah Ward, 229 Whaleytown Road, Butler, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Elk Mills Fire Department, 107 Poga Road, Butler, TN 37640. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 4, 2002

Charlotte Bradshaw

   Charlotte "Bo" Bradshaw, 71, Franklin Apartments, #11, Stateline Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at Grace Hospital, Morganton, N.C., following an extended illness.
   Ms. Bradshaw was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Kelly and Clara Mae Stonecipher Elliott. She was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Clifford Elliott, and a brother, Kenneth Elliott.
   Ms. Bradshaw was a member of Faith Fellowship Church and had taught Sunday School at First Free Will Baptist Church. She was a Cub Scout den mother.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Freddie and DeeAnn Bradshaw, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Timothy Carroll, Elizabethton; two granddaughters, Rhonda Edgins and MeShell Bradshaw, both of Elizabethton; a grandson, Bryan Bradshaw, Elizabethton; a great-granddaughter, Areanna Edgins, Elizabethton; a sister, Dorothy Jean Sanders, Morganton, N.C.; three nephews, Dean Blevins, Kenny Blevins and Tony Curtis, all of North Carolina; and one step grandson, Joseph Carroll, Johnson City.
   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
  
   BRADSHAW -- Funeral services for Charlotte "Bo" Bradshaw, 71, Franklin Apartments, #11, Stateline Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 5, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwight Richards officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Freddie Bradshaw, 1211 Hillside Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Lung Association of Tennessee, One Vantage Way, Suite C-250, Nashville, TN 37228. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Love V. Scalf

  
Love Viola Scalf, 71, 128 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Scalf was a native of Barbourville, Ky., and had lived in Elizabethton for over 40 years. She was the daughter of the late David Crockett and Lula Ann Henson Buttery and was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bud Scalf; a grandson, Jacob Wayne Campbell; a son-in-law, Michael Campbell; a brother, George William Buttery; and three sisters, Edna Mills, Catherine Baker and Janie B. Mullins.
   Mrs. Scalf was a member of Bible Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in law, Wanda and Gene Yount, Frankfort, Ky., Deborah and Walt Chrzan, Greensboro, N.C., Patricia "Patty" and "Pete" Hunt, Elizabethton, and Betty Lou Campbell, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, James Keith and Diane Scalf, Elizabethton; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Cecil Buttery, Barbourville, Ky.; four sisters, Sylvia McDonald, Barbourville, Ky., Laura Mae Burgess, Morristown, Betty Jo Richardson, Elizabethton, and Inez Burgess, Covington, Ohio; and a special friend, Shirley Verran, 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
  
   SCALF -- Funeral services for Love Viola Scalf, 71, 128 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, October 4, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Murray and the Rev. Terry Richardson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 5, in the Garland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Steve Shelton, Timothy Shelton, Robbie Shelton, Timmy Rutherford, Rusty Verran, Tommy Verran, Mickie Simmons and Jeff Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Pine Ridge Care and Rehab Center and two very special nurses, Ellisa Sexton Rybeck and Tammy Allen. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Patty Hunt, 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.

Elias Jefferson Vines

  
Elias Jefferson Vines, 95, formerly of 229 Whaleytown Road, Butler, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002 in Hermitage Health Center following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Wilburn James and Matilda Hicks Vines. He was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church. Mr. Vines was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was also a farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lena Hicks Vines; two sons, Brady Vines and Paul Vines; one sister, Bessie Vines; one brother, Cecil Fields; one son-in-law, Rev. Dennis Ward. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick (423) 542-2232.
  
   VINES -- Funeral services for Elias Jefferson Vines, 95, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002 will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2002 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Cable officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service in Vines Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Dick Ward, Glenn Vines, Jr., Cody Vines, Walter Vines, Doug Vines, Johnny Garland and Jessie Garland. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 5, 2002 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, or friends may call at the residence of a daughter, Beula Ward, 229 Whaleytown Road, Butler, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Elk Mills Fire Department, 107 Poga Road, Butler, TN 37640. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 3, 2002

Clay Robinson Buckles

  
Clay Robinson Buckles, 87, 222 Keenburg Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at Hillview Health Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Frank and Ardelia Noland Buckles. He was the owner of Clay's Specialty Company for several years. He was a charter member of Parkway Baptist Church, Bristol. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Buckles was preceded in death by two sisters, Effie Danner and Pearl Buckles, and one brother, Claude Buckles.
   Survivors include his wife Georgia Danner Buckles; three daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn Janette and Robert Buck, Elizabethton; Goldia Rebecca and John Sommers, Johnson City; and Sherry Anne and Gary Montgomery, Bristol; one son and daughter-in-law, Sonny Clay and Marcy Buckles, Johnson City; four sisters, Edith Buckles and Myrtle Pierce, both of Elizabethton; Margaret Garland, of Casco Michigan; and Brenda Taylor, Johnson City; five brothers, Gene; H.J.; Ivan; and Earl Buckles all of Elizabethton; and Paul Buckles, Kingsport; nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Clay Robinson Buckles, 87, 222 Keenburg Road, Elizabethton, who went to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert "Tom" Buck, Dr. Herb Reavis, and Dr. Gary Montgomery officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2002 will be Robin Clay Sommers, Matthew Clay Buckles, Rev. Robert "Tom" Buck, John Christopher Sommers, Gary Wayne Montgomery, Michael Clayton Buckles, Micah Camaliel Montgomery, and Jared Robinson Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Brown, Howard Love, Don Williams, Ray Estep, Robert Buck, John Sommers, Charles Worley Danner, Forney Danner, and the staff of Hillview Health Center. V.F.W. Post 2166 will conduct military graveside honors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, October 5, to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Buckles family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Roger Keith Campbell

  
Roger Keith Campbell, 51, 127 Isaac Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, died Sunday, September 29, 2002 in Elizabethton. He was a Washington County native and son of Lewis Thomas and Jean Stout Campbell, Hampton. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Elizabethton. Mr. Campbell was an East Tennessee State University graduate with a degree in Elementary Education and was a third grade teacher at Valley Forge Elementary School. He was also a Captain in the U.S. Army National Guard.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife of the home, Peggy Holtsclaw Campbell; two sons, Christopher L. Campbell, of Knoxville, and Brandon Keith Campbell, of the home; one brother and sister-in-law, Jeffrey Scott and Darlene Wilson Campbell, Elizabethton; one nephew, Jeffrey Scott Campbell, Jr., Elizabethton. Several aunts and uncles also survive. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/tetrick (423) 542-2232.

Montie Eugene Chambers

  
Montie Eugene Chambers 53, 712 1/2 Third Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002 in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of Raymond and Mildred Nelson Chambers, of the home. He was self-employed. Mr. Chambers had lived in Texas for a number of years before returning to Elizabethton three years ago. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Texas. Mr. Chambers was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include two daughters, Misty (Becky) Chambers, Elizabethton; and Elizabeth Melody Bice, Hampton; one sister, Judy Johnson, of Abingdon, Va.; three brothers, Harvey Chambers, Roan Mountain; Terry Chambers, Elizabethton; and Ed Chambers, Hampton; and a special friend, Sandy Vance, Roan Mountain. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CHAMBERS -- Funeral services for Montie Eugene Chambers, 53, 712 1/2 Third Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Street and Rev. Allen Simerly officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2002 in the Hall Cemetery, Tiger Creek. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 4 will be Kenneth Chambers, Wayne Chambers, Trey Johnson, Travis Guess, D.L. Whitehead, and Eddie Lyons. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Mack Chambers, Harold Chambers, Donnie Chambers, George Chambers, Wayne Blevins, Gary Blevins, Scotty Birchfield and Peanut Whitehead. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his parents, Raymond and Mildred Chambers, 712 1/2 Third Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 4, to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Chambers family at mfc@chartertn.net. V.F.W. Post 2166 will conduct military graveside honors. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Celia M. Dugger

   Celia Mae Dugger, 77, 121 Alvin Dugger Road, Butler, died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Dugger was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Robert and Cordelia Cook Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard Dugger, a son, Allen Dugger, two sisters, Laura Grubbs and Virgie Elkens, and two brothers, Wheeler Church and Joseph Church.
   Mrs. Dugger was a member of Beech Mountain Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters, Joann Dugger and Irene Dugger, both of the home; six sons, Harold Dugger, Jerry Dugger, Danny Dugger and Kevin Dugger, all of Butler, Steve Dugger and Charles Dugger, both of Elizabethton; three sisters, Francis Peters, Roberta Potter and Arvella Davis, all of Elizabethton; and three brothers, Chester Church, Connellys Springs, N.C., Searl Church, Elizabethton, and Kenneth Church, Hampton. Fifteen grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DUGGER -- Funeral services for Celia Mae Dugger, 77, 121 Alvin Dugger Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, October 4, at Piney Grove Church of Christ with Mr. Dean Estep, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Piney Grove Church of Christ Choir. Interment will follow the funeral service at Piney Grove Church of Christ Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Piney Grove Church of Christ. 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 Forbes

   TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- John Forbes, 63, of Titusville, died Monday, September 30, 2002, at Parrish Medical Center.
   Mr. Forbes was a native of Roan Mountain, Tenn., and a son of the late John and Gladys Forbes.
   Mr. Forbes was a graduate of East Tennessee State University. He has formerly taught at Titusville High School and retired as Assistant Superintendent of Finance for the Brevard County School District. He was co-founder of Educational Management Consulting Services.
   He was past president and a Paul Harris Fellow of Titusville Rotary Club and served on numerous boards, including Circles of Care, Parks and Recreation, and Parrish Hospital Foundation Board, of which he was past president. He was a member and elder of St. Luke's Presbyterian Church, Titusville.
   Survivors include his wife, Linda Forbes; a son and daughter-in-law, Barry and Traci Forbes, Titusville; a daughter and son-in-law, Kathryn and Doug Gordon, Fresno, Calif.; and two grandchildren, Molli and Luke Forbes.
   A service in celebration of his life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 3, at St. Luke's Presbyterian Church with interment to follow at Oaklawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of St. Luke's Church or to Brevard Schools Foundation Scholarship Fund, 2700 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL 32940.
   North Brevard Funeral Home, Titusville, Fla., (321) 269-9222, is in charge of arrangements.

Christine N. Fortner

   Christine Norton Fortner, 62, 530 Care Lane, Johnson City, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Ms. Fortner was a native of Fredricksburg, Va., and the daughter of the late Moses Curtis Norton and Cynthia Hensley Norton Bowens. She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Oletta Norton, Gertrude Bowers and Frankie Shelton, and a brother, Herbert Norton.
   Ms. Fortner attended Bible Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Steve Markland, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Troy "Pete" and Patty Hunt, Elizabethton; six grandchildren and spouses, Anthony and Sherry Hurley, Knoxville, Douglas Hurley, William and Leslie Hurley, Lisa and Steven Slone and Troy Hunt, all of Elizabethton, and Angela and Jamie Ashley, Johnson City; 10 great-grandchildren; two special friends, Melissa and Heather Stout, both of Johnson City; a sister, Virginia Mercer, Greeneville; and a brother, Lindburgh Norton, Greeneville. 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
  
   FORTNER -- Funeral services for Christine Norton Fortner, 62, 530 Care Lane, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 3, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Murray officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, October 4, in the Ritchie Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Anthony Hurley, William Hurley, Steven Slone, Jamie Ashley, Tim McClellan and Shawn Pearrell. Honorary pallbearers will be her numerous friends and neighbors. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Love Viola Scalf

  
Love Viola Scalf, 71, 128 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 2, 2002 in Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness. A native of Barboursville, Ky., she had lived in Elizabethton for over 40 years. She was the daughter of the late David and Lula Ann Henson Buttery. She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bud Scalf, a grandson, Jacob Wayne Campbell; one brother, George William Buttery; three sisters, Edna Mills, Catherine Baker and Janie B. Mullins.
   Survivors include four daughters and sons-in law, Wanda and Gene Yount, of Frankfort, Ky.; Deborah and Walt Chrzan, of Greensboro, N.C.; Patricia "Patty" and "Pete" Hunt, Elizabethton; Betty Lou Campbell and the late Michael Campbell, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, James Keith and Diane Scalf, Elizabethton; 10 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Cecil Buttery, of Barboursville, Ky.; three sisters, Sylvia McDonald, of Barboursville, Ky.; Laura Mae Burgess, of Morristown; Betty Jo Richardson, Elizabethton; a special friend, Shirley Verran, also of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick (423) 542-2232.
  
   SCALF -- Funeral services for Viola Love Scalf, 71, who died Wednesday, October 2, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2002 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Jim Murray and Rev. Terry Richardson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2002 in Garland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Steve Shelton, Timothy Shelton, Robbie Shelton, Timmy Rutherford, Rusty Verran, Tommy Verran, Mickie Simmons and Jeff Williams. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2002. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2002 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, or friends may call at the residence of a daughter, Patty Hunt, Elizabethton any time. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Pollie Hicks Vines

  
Mrs. Pollie Hicks Vines, 93, 208 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at Sycamore Shoals hospital. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late John Peter and Nancy Caroline Steen Hicks. She had lived a number of years in Elizabethton. Mrs. Vines was a member of the Valley Forge Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tracy Vines, in 1953; by a son, Martin Potter; four sisters, Cora Hicks, Rebecca Hicks, Clarcy Hicks, and Fannie Hicks Livingston; and four brothers, David, George, Stacy, and Joe Hicks.
   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Berlie Stansberry, Butler; and Linda and Sherrill Carrier, Elizabethton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Brownlow and Delora Vines; Vernon Vines, and Arnold and Linda Vines, all of Elizabethton; 18 grandchildren, including two special granddaughters, Lisa Wilson and April Vines, and 20 great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   VINES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pollie Hicks Vines, 93, 208 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Richards officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The Sounds of Victory will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday will be Barry Carrier, Timothy Carrier, David Vines, Jeffrey Wilson, Kevin Vines, Jeff Wilson, Dan Thornton and Jimmy Wiseman. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Paul, Larry McKinney, Roy McKinney, Arvil McKinney, Paul Vines, Wayne Vines and Jerry Vines. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Brownlow and Delora Vines, 189 Brimer Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Vines family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 2, 2002

Lisa G. Byers

   Lisa G. Byers, 30, 911B Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Miss Byers was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of Herman Byers, Elizabethton, and Zella Walker Wilson, also of Elizabethton.
   Miss Byers was a member of the Tabernacle of God Church. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Perkins and Evelyn Bowers.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a brother, Kenneth Walker, Johnson City, and a special friend, Tommy Stines, 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
  
   BYERS -- Graveside services and interment for Lisa G. Byers, 30, 911B Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 1, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 3, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Doug Wagner officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, 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.

Roger K. Campbell

   Roger Keith Campbell, 51, 127 Isaac Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, died Sunday, September 29, 2002, in Elizabethton.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Washington County and the son of Lewis Thomas and Jean Stout Campbell, Hampton.
   Mr. Campbell was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton. He was a graduate of East Tennessee State University with a degree in Elementary Education and was a third grade teacher at Valley Forge Elementary School. He was also a Captain in the Army National Guard.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Peggy Holtsclaw Campbell, of the home; two sons, Christopher L. Campbell, Knoxville, and Brandon Keith Campbell, of the home; a brother, Jeffrey Scott Campbell, Elizabethton; and a nephew, Jeffrey Scott Campbell Jr., 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
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Roger Keith Campbell, 51, 127 Isaac Lincoln Place, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, September 29, 2002, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday, October 4, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from fellow teachers at Valley Forge Elementary School and friends. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make contributions to United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County, P.O. Box 1715, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Pollie Vines

  
Mrs. Pollie Vines, 93, 208 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at Sycamore Shoals hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 1, 2002

Arnold T. Simerly

   Arnold T. Simerly, 81, 521 Golf Course Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, September 29, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Nursing Home following an extended illness.
   Mr. Simerly was a native of Roan Mountain and the son of the late Hill M. and Biddie E. Roberts Simerly. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Bascousky Simerly.
   Mr. Simerly was of the Catholic faith and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was past commander of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166 during 1990-1992 and was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn L. Hathaway and John B. Hathaway, Johnson City; a brother, Gary Simerly, Elizabethton; a sister, Georgia Burgan, Elizabethton; a grandson, Jason Hathaway, Gray; and a great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Hathaway, Gray. 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
  
   SIMERLY -- Funeral services for Arnold T. Simerly, 81, 521 Golf Course Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, September 29, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Kress officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 2, at Happy Valley Memorial Park 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. Wednesday. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of his daughter, Carolyn L. Hathaway, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Building Fund, 510 West C. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166 Honor Guard Fund, 2001 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or the American Cancer Society, 209 S. 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.