October 31, 2002

Samuel Church

   Samuel "Gene" Church, 77, 141 Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at the James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.
   Mr. Church was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of the late Samuel Church and Cora Colyer Church. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Church, and three sisters, Ruth Lewis, Marie Church and Mary Sue Church.
   Mr. Church was a retired co-owner of Church Brothers Sand and Gravel and was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. He attended Calvary Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors include his former wife and mother of his children, Velma Church, Johnson City; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Harvey Norris, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Carol Church, Johnson City; two brothers, Harry Church, Johnson City, and George Church, Jonesborough; two sisters, Clara Jenkins and Glenna Street, both of Johnson City; three grandchildren, Lee and Jason Norris and Leslie Church; and two great-grandchildren, Justin and Bradley Norris.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CHURCH -- Funeral services for Samuel "Gene" Church, 77, 141 Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, were held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 31, at U.S. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be Benny Grindstaff, Brian Street, Jason Norris, Dale Clark, Brian Sexton, Jim Reed and Ed Shirley. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home for a procession to the cemetery, which will depart at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Church family may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

James W. Crane

   James Walter Crane, 72, of Jonesborough, died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at his residence after a long battle with cancer.
   Mr. Crane was the son of the late William Ragan and Russalo Lafollette Crane.
   Mr. Crane retired from Volunteer Oil Company after 16 years and was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict. He attended Borings Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Gray.
   Survivors include his wife, Louise Collins Crane; a son and daughter-in-law, James "Bud" and Angie Crane, Jonesborough; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Ethel and Walter Ray McClure, Kingsport, Jeania and Tim Ledford, Gray, Michelle and Mickey Crawford, Jonesborough, and Connie Kinnick, Greeneville; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Evelyn L. Mooneyham, Georgia and Kenneth Looney and Frances and David H. Johnson, all of Greeneville. Several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law also survive.
   Kiser Funeral Home, 401 West Main Street, Greeneville, (423) 638-3121, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CRANE -- Funeral services for James Walter Crane, 72, of Jonesborough, who died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, November 1, in the Kiser Funeral Chapel with Brother Herman Ledford, Brother Robert Davis and Brother Eugene Osborn officiating. Interment will be at Washington County Memory Gardens with military graveside services conducted by the VFW Post #1990 and the American Legion Post #64. Active pallbearers will be James "Bud" Crane, Joshua McClure, Steve Collins, Eddie Cain, Rickie Lawson, Jimmy Greer, Brandon Williams and Rodney White. Honorary pallbearers will be Bradley Ledford, Nathaniel Ledford and Nicholas Woodard. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Kiser Funeral Home, Greeneville, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald W. Dye

   Donald Wayne Dye, 58, 194 Dosser Lane, Johnson City, died Tuesday, October 29, 2002.
   Mr. Dye was a native of Bristol, Va., and the son of Addie Dunn Dye, Jonesborough, and the late Munsey Jett Dye Sr. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Sonya Gortney Dye, and a brother, David Dye.
   Mr. Dye was an active member of Harbor Light Baptist Church and a retired owner/operator with Logex Corporation, Kingsport. He had earned the Million Mile Award for Safe Driving from the American Trucking Association and also earned Driver of the Year Award for 2000. He formerly served with the National Guard.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Sharon Whaley Dye, of the home; three daughters, Hope Gregory, Ten Mile, Tenn., Amanda Whaley, of the home, and Anna Whaley, Winston-Salem, N.C.; two sons, John "Brad" Dye, of the home, and Anthony "Tony" Dye, Johnson City; a grandson, Matthew Gregory, Ten Mile, Tenn.; a sister, Nancy Carr, Jonesborough; three brothers, Munsey Jett Dye Jr., Cartersville, Ga., James Harold Dye and Rick Dye, both of Jonesborough; his father-in-law, Dayton Phillips, Johnson City; and his best friend, Andy Elbe, 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
  
   DYE -- Funeral services for Donald Wayne Dye, 58, 194 Dosser Lane, Johnson City, who went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, October 29, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 2, at Harbor Light Baptist Church with the Rev. Clarence Stanfield and the Rev. Alvin Greene officiating. Music will be under the direction of Janet Overbay, Michelle Kelley, Linda Turner, Lori Deloach and the Harbor Light Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services will follow the funeral service at Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Andy Elbe, Gary Cole, Steve Murray, Charlie Palmer, George Cole, Jeff Turner, Larry Miller and Larry Chase. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Harbor Light Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at Harbor Light Baptist Church. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Directions to the church from Johnson City: Take old Elizabethton Highway to Holiday Market, turn left onto Smalling Road, proceed one mile, church is on the right. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family via e-mail address, condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

McDonald Reece

  
McDonald Reece, 84, 141 Starlight Drive, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. A native of Watauga County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Mack D. and Myrtle Reece. He had lived a number of years in Elizabethton and was retired as a supervisor in the power house at North American Rayon Corporation, where he was employed for 37 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Reece was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member and Past Master of Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 and the following orders: R.D. Keller Chapter No. 214; B.E. Wooten Council No. 119; Carter Commandery No. 37, and the Jericho Shrine Temple, Kingsport. He was a member of the Scottish Rite, Knoxville.
   Survivors include his wife, Bernice Elliott Reece; a son, Dwight Reece, Elizabethton; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna and David Asher, Elizabethton; two sisters, Maude Farthing and Mary Kate Estep, both of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Kristi Carr, Cindy Carlock, Amy Nave, and Adam Asher; two great grandchildren, Mattie Faith Carr and Logan Nave, and special friends, Carla Reece and Debra Oliver. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   REECE -- Funeral services for McDonald Reece, 84, 141 Starlight Drive, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 30, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John Perkins and Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2002 in the Masonic Gardens, Happy Valley Memorial Park, with Rev. Dennis Deese officiating. Patti Hodge, soloist, will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2002, will be David Asher, Adam Asher, Matt Carr, Michael Carlock, Patrick Nave, and Carl Long. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow employees of the power house and air conditioning at North American Corporation. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Dashiell Lodge #238 will conduct Masonic graveside honors. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Reece family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sarah Williams

   Sarah Pansy Hart Davis Williams, 71, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Wednesday, October 30, 2002, in Georgia after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Williams was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Ralph and Hattie Hart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Frank Williams, and by three brothers and two sisters.
   Survivors include five daughters, Linda Swaty of Texas, Sally Murphy of Pennsylvania, Pearl Clemons, Elizabethton, Olena Trite of Pennsylvania, and Wanda Daughtry of Florida; and four sons, Jake, Eddie, David and George. Sixteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
   A private disposition will be held at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 30, 2002

Cleveland H. Buckles

  
BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Cleveland Harold Buckles, 68, 144 Danner Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, October 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eric Wright and Rev. James Hawk officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002, in the Buckles Cemetery. Kenny and Kathy Lethcoe and the Hunter Memorial Baptist Church choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002, will be Harold Lowe, Gordon Holly, Lemmie Taylor, Herman Crumley, Carme Lee Cates, Joe Williams, Jack Kyte, and Lawrence Holly. Honorary pallbearers will be Landon Campbell, Aubrey Ensor, Evans Whitehead, Harrison Bowers, Kenny Lethcoe, and Jeffrey Calloway. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Buckles family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Samuel E. Church

   Samuel Eugene Church, 77, 141 Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at the James H. Quillen Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.
   Mr. Church was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of the late Samuel Church and Cora Colyer Church. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Church, and three sisters, Ruth Lewis, Marie Church and Mary Sue Church.
   Mr. Church was a retired co-owner of Church Brothers Sand and Gravel and was a World War II U.S. Army Air Corps veteran. He attended Calvary Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors include his former wife and mother of his children, Velma Church, Johnson City; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Harvey Norris, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Carol Church, Johnson City; three grandchildren, Lee and Jason Norris and Leslie Church; and two great-grandchildren, Justin and Bradley Norris.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CHURCH -- Funeral services for Samuel Eugene Church, 77, 141 Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with the Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 1 p.m. Thursday, October 31, at U.S. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be Benny Grindstaff, Brian Street, Jason Norris, Dale Clark, Brian Sexton, Jim Reed and Ed Shirley. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home for a procession to the cemetery, which will depart at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Church family may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Tessie O. Hall

   Tessie O. Hall, 84, 710 East 2nd Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Hall was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Allen and Zella Moreland Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John H. Hall, and by two brothers and two sisters.
   Mrs. Hall was a former employee of the U.S. Forestry Service, where she had worked for several years.
   Survivors include several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   HALL -- Graveside services for Tessie O. Hall, 84, 710 East 2nd Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 29, 2002, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 31, at Ensor Cemetery with the Rev. Roy Wilson officiating. Active pallbearers will be Ralph Champion, Sherman Taylor, D.C. Pierce, Jeff Meredith, Buddy Carden and Charles Moreland. 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. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family via e-mail address, condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

October 29, 2002

Cleveland H. Buckles

  
Cleveland Harold Buckles, 68, 144 Danner Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 28, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Lee and Callie Williams Buckles. He was retired due to disability as a fork lift operator with Inland Container Corporation. He was a member of Hunter Memorial Baptist Church. Mr. Buckles was preceded in death by an infant son in 1958; a daughter, Linda Sue Brown; a son-in-law, Larry Brown; four brothers, Hobert Buckles, Lee Buckles, Jr., Ted Buckles, and Porter Buckles, and eight sisters, Loretta Bowers, Lexie Lawson, Wanda Bowers, Nellie Wilson, Lena Bowers, Blonnie Buckles, Bertha Pierce, and Bessie Berry.
   Survivors include his wife, Joyce Bowers Buckles; a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Kimberly Buckles, Elizabethton; two brothers, Horace Buckles and Floyd Buckles, both of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Jacob and Brent Buckles, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Cleveland Harold Buckles, 68, 144 Danner Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, October 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Eric Wright and Rev. James Hawk officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002, in the Buckles Cemetery. Kenny and Kathy Lethcoe and the Hunter Memorial Baptist Church choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002, will be Harold Lowe, Gordon Holly, Lemmie Taylor, Herman Crumley, Carme Lee Cates, Joe Williams, Jack Kyte, and Lawrence Holly. Honorary pallbearers will be Landon Campbell, Aubrey Ensor, Evans Whitehead, Harrison Bowers, Kenny Lethcoe, and Jeffrey Calloway. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Buckles family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Zula M. Hedrick

  
Zula Mae Hedrick, 78, 120 Shenandoah Drive, Johnson City, died Monday, October 28, 2002 in the Asbury Center. She was a native of Talbott, Tenn. and had lived in the Johnson City area since 1958. She was a daughter of the late William Patterson Graham and Naomi Dickerson Graham. Mrs. Hedrick retired from employment with Baxter PharmaSeal. She had attended University Parkway Baptist Church. Mrs. Hedrick was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth R. Hedrick, in 1972; three brothers, Paul Graham, Luke Graham, and Joe Graham, and two sisters, Helen Hux and Alma Travis.
   Survivors include three daughters, Buddie Stubblefield, Morristown; Nancy McKinney, Johnson City, and Pam Reese, Jonesborough; a son, Kenneth "Tony" Hedrick, of the home; three sisters, Polly Hipshire and Grace Whitehead, both of Talbott, Tenn., and Phyllis Trent, of New Market, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements (423) 282-1521.
  
   HEDRICK -- Funeral services for Zula Mae Hedrick, 78, of 120 Shenandoah Drive, Johnson City, who died Monday, October 28, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Rev. Chris Hughes will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, 2002 in the Washington County Memory Gardens, where those attending will gather for the service. Mrs. Hedrick's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at the funeral home, and other hours at the home of Zula's daughter, Nancy, 400 E. 8th Avenue, Johnson City. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Flossie Smith

  
Flossie Smith, 86, 1668 Shultz Circle, Newland, N.C., died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Avery County, N.C., Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late Jim and Lockie Guy Turbyfill. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cart Smith, and an infant son.
   She was a member of Newland Christian Church. Mrs. Smith was a homemaker and a former employee of Cannon Memorial Hospital, Banner Elk, N.C.
   Survivors include five daughters and four sons-in-law, Hazel and Arthur Clark, Newland, N.C., Joan and H. Clay Bailey, Elizabethton, Tenn., Brenda and Roy Brewer, Newland, N.C., Linda Johnson, Newland, N.C., and Donna and John Ward, Newland, N.C., three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard and Carol Smith, Sanford, N.C., Charles and Sue Smith, Clay City, Ky., Sam Smith, Newland, N.C., four sisters, Gertrude Winebarger, Newland, N.C., Josephine Brewer, Newland, N.C. Gladys Presswood, Banner Elk, N.C., Frances Gouge, Cranberry, N.C., four brothers, Howard Turbyfill, Newland, N.C., Clay Turbyfill, Morganton, N.C., the Rev. Raymond Turbyfill, Cranberry, N.C., and the Rev. Harry Lee Turbyfill, Cranberry, NC., 26 grandchildren, 45 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
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Flossie Smith, 86, 1668 Shultz Circle, Newland, N.C., who died Sunday, Oct. 27, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Newland Christian Church, 2800 Miller Gap Highway, Newland, N.C., with Mr. Clay Bailey, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Jackie Cornett and Mr. Paul Wilson. The graveside service will follow the funeral service in the Heaton Cemetery, Heaton, N.C. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons and great-grandsons. Honorary pallbearer will be John Presswood. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Newland Christian Church, Newland, N.C., or at her residence, 1668 Shultz Circle, Newland, N.C., at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Smith to Hospice of Avery County, 351 W. Mitchell Street, Newland, NC 28657. Words of sympathy may be sent to condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 28, 2002

Dorothy June Large

  Dorothy June Large, 77, 1105 Lynndale Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 26, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late George and Ida King Holly. She was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Large, Sr., and one sister, Edna Williams.
   Mrs. Large was a retired employee with the Elizabethton City School System. She was a past member of the P.T.A. and was very active in the band boosters. She was also a former Girl Scout leader. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include a son, John B. Large, Jr., Elizabethton; a daughter, Jonda Large, Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Holly Tolley and Julie Large, both of Elizabethton; on great-grandson, Dylan Tolley, Elizabethton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, (Ret.) Colonel G.J. and Dot Holly, Sarasota, Fla., and Bill and George Ann Holly, Anderson, S.C.; several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.
  
   LARGE -- The funeral service for Dorothy June Large, 77, 1105 Lynndale Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday will be conducted at 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 29, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Dr. Terry L. Greer officiating. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 30, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Dave Rider, Conn Nave, Lawrence Range, Jr., Ed Alexander, John Klock, Willie Church, Larry Bowers, Clinton Vannoy and Larry Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry and Mary Fine, Sarah and Sonny Murray, John and Glenda Hall, Frank and Gerri Baker, Bill and Doris Scott, Bill and Catherine Armstrong, Paul and Carolyn Pless, Ernie Johns, James Carroll, Will Andrews, Dr. Michael Brown, Delbert and Joyce Loudermilk, Dr. Ruben Pierce, Dalton Tolley and the 1938 football team of Elizabethton High School. Special friends include, Martha Chambers, Joan Thomas and Vee Shell. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, October 29, at the funeral home or at the residence at anytime. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Library at Elizabethton High School, 901 West E. Street, Elizabethton, TN, 37643. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.

October 27, 2002

Anna M. Shell

   Miss Anna Mae Shell, 384 Garland Branch Road, Watauga, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Miss Shell was a lifelong Watauga resident and a daughter of the late Joseph Fletcher Shell and Verna Kurd Shell. She was preceded in death by a brother, Dana Shell; and four sisters, Mary Ellen Jones, Hazel Smith, Bonnie Shell and Joann Shell.
   Miss Shell retired from Woolworth's Department Store. She Shell was a member of Lick Creek Christian Church and the church's Ladies Circle.
   Survivors include a sister, Betty Livingston Grindstaff, Watauga; 10 nieces and nephews; 25 great-nieces and great-nephews, including a special great-niece, Amy Lyman, Little Rock, Ark.; and nine great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews, including Norris Lyman, Little Rock.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, 423-282-1521, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SHELL -- Funeral services for Anna Mae Shell, 384 Garland Branch Road, Watauga, who died Thursday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Mr. Rocky Maines and Mr. Joe Veeder officiated. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Ann Little Cemetery, Watauga. Those attending are invited to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be her nephews, Mike Lane, Terry Lane, Randy Livingston, Marty Livingston, Dana Smith and Joe Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be her great-nephews, Brad Thompson, Travis Thompson, Russell Thompson, Hardy Lane, Franklin Lane, Nathan Lane, Jacob Smith, Fletcher Smith, Wesley Persinger, Jesse Lane, Andrew Lane and Zachary Livingston. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorials to Ann Little Cemetery Fund, c/o Mrs. Betty Grindstaff, 906 Morningside Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, 423-282-1521, is in charge of the arrangements.

Vester Smith

  
Mr. Vester "Jack" Smith, 101, formerly of 1165 U.S. Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton, following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County native he was the son of the late Samuel and Belle Markland Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Campbell Smith, in 1986; two brothers, Clyde Smith and Neal Smith; and three sisters, Zola Elliott, Hazel Storey and Elizabeth Deal.
   Mr. Smith was a retired carpenter. He was a member and deacon of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Joyce and John Milam, Ida, Mich., and Deloris and George Papantoniou and Geraldine and Terry Burrow, all of Elizabethton; four sons and daughters-in-law, Clifford and Dimple Smith and Lloyd and Ruth Smith,all of Elizabethton, Jackie and Paulette Smith, Petersburg, Mich., and Floyd and Charlene Smith, Toledo, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Vester "Jack" Smith, age 101, formerly of 1165 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church, with the Revs. D.C. Byrd and Bobby Burrow officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from the grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church, friends and neighbors. A special "thank you" to his caregivers: Rose Hinkle, Tammy Odom, Florine Odom, Ralph Davis, the nursing staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton and Dr. Jason Hatjioannou. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the church or at the residence, 605 Highway 91, at any time. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Visit the Web site at www.funeral-plans.com/tetrick. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.

Roy W. Tipton

   Roy W. "Pete" Tipton, 76, 149 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Mack and Hulda Green Tipton. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Lon, Blaine, and Warren Tipton; and two sisters, Lucy Birchfield and Ted Richardson.
   Mr. Tipton was of the Baptist faith. He was a printer in Illinois before returning to Roan Mountain in 1974. He worked at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort until he retired. He was a member of the VFW and a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Hazel Burleson Tipton, of the home; two sons, Roy W. Tipton, Illinois, and Gary M. Tipton, Roan Mountain; one daughter, Pamela Tipton Cabe, Roan Mountain; a special nephew, Mitchell Brown, Roan Mountain; two sisters, Bertha White, Hampton, and Josephine Coleman, Roan Mountain; one brother, Robert Tipton, Cleveland, Ohio; six grandchildren, Jamie, Jason and Jodie Tipton, all of Illinois, and Brian and Kelsey Tipton and Jessica Cabe, all of Roan Mountian; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   TIPTON -- Funeral services for Roy W. "Pete" Tipton, age 76, who died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2002, at First Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Richard Stout officiating. Music will be under the direction of Strees of Gold. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Johnson-Roanview Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Ralph Watson, Mark Tipton, Mitchell Brown, Eric Brown, Eddie Burleson and Brian Tipton. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. E.H. Smith, Dr. Amand Kahn and Gunther Jochl. Military honors will be accorded by VFW Post No. 4286, Newland, N.C. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the church at 1:15 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service, or at the residence, 149 Hampton Creek Road, at anytime. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 25, 2002

D. Alan Carr, Jr.

  
D. Alan Carr, Jr., 18, of East Manchester Township, Manchester, Pa., died at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, 2002 in Manchester, Pa. from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born February 21, 1984 in Elizabethton, Tenn. He was a son of David Carr, Sr., of Jefferson City, Fla., and Teresa L. (Humphrey) Shipley of Manchester, Pa.. He was also a stepson of Steven E. Shipley of Manchester, Pa., and of Danny Price of Dover, Pa. He attended Hampton High School in Hampton, Tenn. and Northeastern High School in Pennsylvania.
   In addition to his parents and stepfathers, he is survived by two stepbrothers, Jason Shipley and Jared Shipley, both of Red Lion, Pa.; his maternal grandmother, Sandra Roberts, of Hampton, Tenn.; his maternal step grandfather, Tony Roberts, of Hampton, Tenn.; and a paternal step grandmother, Mary Butler, of Johnson City, Tenn. William E. Little Funeral Home, Inc., 60 South Main Street, Manchester, Pa. 17345 (717) 266-1451 is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CARR -- Funeral services for D. Alan Carr, Jr., 18, of East Manchester Township, Manchester, Pa., who died on Wednesday, October 23, 2002 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, October 28, 2002 at William E. Little Funeral Home, Inc., 60 South Main Street, Manchester, Pa. with Rev. Richard Stambaugh, pastor of Ambassador's Bible Chapel, officiating. Burial will be in Paddletown Cemetery, Newberrytown, Pa. Viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, October 28, 2002 at the funeral home. William E. Little Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Charles F. Dunn

  
Charles F. Dunn, 72, 215 Hogum Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, October 24, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late John Hobart and Thelma Roberta Jones Dunn. He was a 1947 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 1968 graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Dunn was a retired accountant with Ford Motor Company and had lived in Cleveland from 1951 to 1990. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Norma Spinetti Dunn; two sons, Barry L. Dunn and Charles Marion Dunn, and a sister, Dorothy Dunn Coffman.
   Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Nave Taylor Dunn; one daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Lonn Safko, of Mantua, Ohio; one son and daughter-in-law, John Dunn, of Mantua, Ohio, and Peggy Dunn, of Hampton; a step-son, O.J. Taylor, Elizabethton; a step-daughter and her husband, Sandra and Bill Budden, of Kenova, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Alieta Constantino, Elena Dunn, Lonna Safko, and Daniel Safko; two great grandchildren, Brianna and Frank Constantino; three step-grandchildren, Katherine (Katy) Budden, and Mallory and Kylee Taylor; and his special friends, Lawrence and Margie Range, and Tim Morgan. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   DUNN -- Funeral services for Charles F. Dunn, 72, 215 Hogum Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, October 24, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gale Hartley officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held in the All Saints Cemetery, Northfield, Ohio. Sandra Taylor Budden will provide the music. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Sams, Charles LaPorte, Charles David Coffman, Joe Coffman, Tim Morgan, Charlie Norton, Roy Merryman, and Pat (Red) Bowers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Dunn to the Adventa Hospice, 106 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or the Crabtree Free Will Baptist Church, Building Fund, c/o Gene McKinney, 172 McKinney Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, TN 37687. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Dunn family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Vester Smith

  
Mr. Vester "Jack" Smith, 101, formerly of 605 U.S. Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 24, 2002 in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. 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.

Roy Tipton

   Mr. Roy Tipton, 76, of 149 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, October 24, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. 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.

Richard D. Winters

  
Richard D. Winters, 61, 217 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at his residence. A native of War, W.Va., he was a son of the late Paul and Mildred Holden Winters. He was a 1960 graduate of Unaka High School. He had lived most of his life in Elizabethton. He was retired due to disability as a lab technician at Great Lakes Research. He attended Hunter Memorial Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Gloria Blevins Winters; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and Darryl Hill, of Atlanta, and Michelle and Jeff Reed, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Tracy Winters, Greeneville; two brothers, Charles Winters, of Hampton, and Grayson Winters, Elizabethton; two sisters, Jennette Allen, of Marietta, Ga., and Brenda Taylor, of Simsonville, S.C.; five grandchildren, Tara Rainbolt, Bronson Winters, Jaron Rainbolt, Ashley Winters, and Logan Hill. Several nieces and nephews and his best friends, Jack Fortner and Robert Johnson also survive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WINTERS -- Funeral services for Richard D. Winters, 61, 217 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Gerald Holly and Rev. Eric Wright officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2002 in the Garland Cemetery with the Rev. James Hawk officiating. Neil Hartley, Herman and Charlotte Crumley, and Ina Mae Stansbery will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2002 will be Jack Fortner, Melvin Nave, Robert Johnson, Ricky Potter, John Rainbolt and Terry Grindstaff. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Lewis, Wayne Shoun, Jerry Proffitt, Greg Winters, Larry Winters, Gary Winters, Donald Taylor, Claudane Richardson, Johnny Scott Williams, and all his friends at Great Lakes Research. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, October 26, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, October 27, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Winters family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 24, 2002

Sherrell Campbell

  Sherrell Campbell, 69, 225 Estep Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at his residence. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Dayton and Bessie Grindstaff Campbell. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation after 37 years of service. He had served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Campbell was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church but attended Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church. He was a member of the Smokey Mountain Fox Hunter's Association. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Blevins Campbell, January 16, 1995; by three brothers, Huey Campbell, Fuller Campbell, and Thedford Campbell, and three sisters, Luella Berry, Maggie Buckles, and Myrtle Carden, and one grandson.
  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Charles Waycaster, Johnson City; six sons and five daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Patty Blevins, Donnie and Virginia Blevins, Timmy Blevins, Micky and Sherry Campbell, and Kevin and Robin Campbell, all of Elizabethton; and Ricky and Penny Campbell, of Sevierville; one brother, D.C. Campbell, Elizabethton; two sisters, Mollie Bowers and Catherine Smith, both of Elizabethton; 19 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Sherrell Campbell, 69, 225 Estep Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 23, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Greer and Rev. Mark Birchfield officiating. Interment will be in the Crowe Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be neighbors of Estep Hollow, friends of Smokey Mountain Fox Hunter's Association, men of Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church, Dr. Jeff Farrow, Hospice staff, Clyde Lewi, Dave Stout, and John Garland. Also surviving are his special friends, Floyd and Josephine Richardson, Glen Winegar, Bobby Richardson, Ronnie and Lona Edwards, and Lela Taylor. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may call at his residence or the residences of any of the children. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ben E. Hale Sr.

   Ben E. Hale Sr., 68, of Johnson City, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Hale was a native of Johnson City and the son of the late William D. and Nellie Clark Hale. He was also preceded in death by three half brothers and three half sisters.
   Mr. Hale was the Assistant Manager of Advance Auto #33 and a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in the Engineer Corps.
   Survivors include his wife, Barbara Edwards Hale, of the home; a son, Ben Hale Jr., Johnson City; two daughters, Theresa Mears, San Antonio, Texas, and Tammy Matherly, Johnson City; and a brother, Wesley Dow Hale, Burlington, N.C. Nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HALE -- Funeral services for Ben E. Hale Sr., 68, of Johnson City, who died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, October 25, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ken Sells, Jim Good, Richard Barnett, Robert Toney, Donald Millsap and Randy Lyons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Keith Cook, Dr. John Dengler, Dr. Mirle Girish, employees of Advance Auto #33, the Nursing Staff of 6300 Johnson City Medical Center and Lincare Home Health. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Samuel B. Merritt

  NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Samuel Blaine Merritt, 80, of North Augusta, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, at his residence.
  Mr. Merritt was a native of Milligan, Tenn., and had resided in South Augusta for approximately 47 years prior to moving to North Augusta in 1995.
  Mr. Merritt was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II and a Naval Reservist, retiring in 1962 as a Chief Petty Officer. He continued as a Civil Service employee, serving as a Signal School Instructor at Fort Gordon until retiring in the mid-1980s with 40 plus years of service. He was a former employee of Plant Vogtle and the Rouse Company at the Augusta Mall. He was an avid Amateur Radio Operator, known as "W4SLP", and was a charter member and elder of Fleming Christian Church.
  Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Adelaide Merritt, North Augusta; a son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Sharon Merritt, North Augusta; three brothers, Otis Merritt, Dothan, Ala., Gordon Merritt, Johnson City, Tenn., and Wayne Merritt, Panama City, Fla.; two sisters, Verna McIntyre, Marion, Va., and Charlotte Keller, Daytona Beach, Fla.; and a granddaughter, Kellie Merritt, Augusta, Ga. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Elliott Sons Funeral Home, (706) 793-0123, is in charge of arrangements.

  MERRITT -- Funeral services for Samuel Blaine Merritt, 80, of North Augusta, S.C., who went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, October 22, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 25, at Fleming Christian Church with Mr. Marshall Bender and Mr. Gary Boyd, ministers, officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Deryl Owens, Billy Parham, Bobby Parham, Robert Turner, Joe Salas and Vic Reese. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road. Friends may also call at the residence of his son. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Fleming Christian Church, 2500 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 30906. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, (706) 793-0123, is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia G. Miller

  
Georgia G. Miller, 78, 919 Medical Park Drive, formerly of 166 Sluder Road, Shady Valley, TN, died Monday, October 21, 2002 at the Mountain City Care Center after a brief illness. Ms. Miller was a life long resident of Shady Valley and a daughter of the late Luther and Rebecca Fletcher Miller. Ms. Miller was a homemaker and a member of Shady Valley Baptist Church. Ms. Miller was preceded in death by three sisters, Trossie Blackburn, Leona Banks, and Edith Moore, and three brothers, T.S. Miller, Dale Miller, and Joe Miller.
   Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Ruby Miller and Tisha Miller, both of Shady Valley; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Shirley Sluder, of Shady Valley. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MILLER -- Funeral services for Georgia G. Miller, who died Monday, October 21, 2002, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 at the Shady Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Porter officiating. Interment will follow at the Gentry Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Alton Sluder and members of Shady Valley Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, for those who desire, memorials may be made to Relay for Life c/o Mrs. Trula Muse, 239 Sunset Drive, Mountain City, or Shady Valley Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 at the Shady Valley Baptist Church. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at hux-lipford@funeral-plans.com.

Goldie C. Pierce

  
Mrs. Goldie Christine Pierce, 80, 856 Piercetown Road, Butler, died Wednesday, October 23, 2002 at her residence. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Thurman and Glenn Smith Glover. Mrs. Pierce was a member of the Piercetown Baptist Church where she served as Secretary and Treasurer for over 50 years. She was a member of the Butler Chapter #218 Order of Eastern Star. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel Paul Miller, three brothers, and one sister.
   Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Ray H. Pierce; two daughers and one son-in-law, Stoney and Bud Miller and Robin Potter, all of Butler; three sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Hazel Pierce, of Fresno, Ohio; Montie and Brenda Pierce, and Johnny and Kathy Pierce, all of Butler; one brother, Buster Glover, of Maryland; 10 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PIERCE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Goldie Christine Pierce, 80, 856 Piercetown Road, Butler, who died Wednesday, October 23, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Harvey White and Rev. Oddis Dugger officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 will be Todd Garland, Chris Pierce, Jason Pierce, Stephen Miller, Preston Miller, Todd Perry, Jeff Garland, and Michael Oliver. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family and members of Butler Eastern Star. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Butler Chapter #218, Order of Eastern Star, will conduct a memorial service following the funeral service Thursday night. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may by e-mailed to the Pierce family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Holly R. Proffitt

   Holly Renae Proffitt, 23, 3221 Porter Avenue, Gray, died Monday, October 21, 2002, after a long hard battle from head injuries suffered in an automobile accident in 1996.
   Ms. Proffitt was a lifelong resident of Washington County and the daughter of Lisa Church, Gray, and Marty Proffitt, Johnson City.
   Ms. Proffitt attended Daniel Boone High School. She was a member of Martindale Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her stepfather, David Church, Gray; a sister and brother-in-law, Jaime and Kirt Dmytruk, Cookeville; two brothers, Aaron Proffitt and Brandon Church, both of the home; her maternal grandmother, Margaret Babb, Johnson City; her maternal grandfather, Frank Jessie, Limestone; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Proffitt, Johnson City; members of the Crumley House; and a very special friend, Alton Gernt. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
   Gray Funeral Chapel, 135 Chapel Street, Gray, (423) 477-3171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PROFFITT -- Entombment for Holly Renae Proffitt, 23, 3221 Porter Avenue, Gray, who went to be with her Lord Monday, October 21, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 24, in the Mausoleum Chapel of Washington County Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be staff members of the Crumley House. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Crumley House Head Injury Rehab, 300 Urbana Road, Limestone, TN 37681. Gray Funeral Chapel, Gray, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard D. Winters

  
Richard D. Winters, 61, 217 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at his residence. A native of War, W.Va., he was a son of the late Paul and Mildred Holden Winters. He was a 1960 graduate of Unaka High School. He had lived most of his life in Elizabethton. He was retired due to disability as a lab technician at Great Lakes Research. He attended Hunter Memorial Baptist Church.
  Survivors include his wife, Gloria Blevins Winters; two daughters and sons-in-law, Angela and Darryl Hill, of Atlanta, and Michelle and Jeff Reed, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Tracy Winters, Greeneville; two brothers, Charles Winters, of Hampton, and Grayson Winters, Elizabethton; two sisters, Jennette Allen, of Marietta, Ga., and Brenda Taylor, of Simsonville, S.C.; five grandchildren, Tara Rainbolt, Bronson Winters, Jaron Rainbolt, Ashley Winters, and Logan Hill. Several nieces and nephews and his best friends, Jack Fortner and Robert Johnson also survive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 23, 2002

Ben E. Hale

  
Mr. Ben E. Hale, 68, 1508 Stoneybrook Drive, Johnson City, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Arrangements entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Mary Belle M. Horton

  
Mrs. Mary Belle McLaughlin Horton, 92, 1221 Horton Road, Unicoi, died Monday, October 21, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center. Mrs. Horton was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late George and Effie Keplinger McLaughlin. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Horton was a member of Apostolic Christian Church, Johnson City. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Taylor Horton in 1968, an infant daughter, Mamie Alice Horton, in 1938, and a daughter, Dottie Blevins, in 1997.
   Survivors include two sons, James Taylor Horton, Jr., Unicoi, and George Horton, Johnson City; six daughters, Hazel Jones, Sandra Buck, and Florence Culbertson Pierce, all of Unicoi; Pat Lonon, Johnson City; Mary Nell Honeycutt Cradic, Morristown; Edith Perry, of Melbourne, Fla.; one brother, Clinton McLaughlin, Unicoi; 21 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren, and nine great-great grandchildren. Mrs. Horton is also survived by two daughters-in-law, Brenda Faye Horton and Patsy Horton, and five sons-in-law, Sam Jones, Warren Pierce, Pete Lonon, Maynard Perry and Walter Blevins. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi (743-1381) is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HORTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Belle McLaughlin Horton, 92, 1221 Horton Road, Unicoi, who died Monday, October 21, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 at the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Edward Davis will officiate. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, October 25, 2002 in the McLaughlin Family Cemetery, Unicoi. Grandsons Mike Jones, Ron Perry, Butch Honeycutt, Jeff Honeycutt, Scott Horton, Mark Horton, Johnny Horton, Jerry Lee Culbertson, Jamie Culbertson, Joel Culbertson, Tim Lonon, Robbie Lonon, Jason Buck, Wally Blevins, Wesley Blevins and Travis Blevins will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 and at the cemetery by 9:50 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 at the funeral home and other times at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Sam (Hazel) Jones, 314 Dry Creek Road, Erwin. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church of your choice. Unicoi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert H. Hurley

  
Robert Howard Hurley, 78, of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002 in the James H. Quillen VA Nursing Home, Mountain Home, TN. He was a native of Carter County and was the son of the late Jessie James and Lula Garland Hurley. Mr. Hurley was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He had lived in Holmes Beach, Fla. since his retirement in 1986. He was a World War II veteran, having fought in the European Theater, and was a recipient of the Purple Heart after being wounded during the Battle of the Bulge. He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Mr. Hurley is survived by several cousins. 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.
  
   HURLEY -- Graveside services for Robert Howard Hurley, 78, of Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002 in the Garland Cemetery, with Mr. John Garland officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 3:55 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2002. Friends may call at the funeral home at their convenience Thursday between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those who prefer may make donations in memory of Mr. Hurley to Garland Cemetery, 2845 U.S. Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Richard McBroom

   Richard "Mac" McBroom, 60, 1285 Highway 19E, Bluff City, died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, in Wilmington, N.C.
   Mr. McBroom was a native of Durham, N.C., and the son of the late Samuel Richard and Iva Cannon McBroom. He was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Clark McBroom.
   Mr. McBroom was of the Christian faith. He was a lieutenant with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department and was a U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 6975.
   Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Carrier McBroom, of the home; a son, Richard Anthony McBroom, of Massachusetts; two brothers, Donald McBroom, of Georgia, and David McBroom, of Florida; two sisters, Betty Spears and Vickie Knouse, both of Florida; and a special friend, Terry Childers, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, (423) 538-7131, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick-BluffCityChapel
  
   McBROOM -- Funeral services for Richard "Mac" McBroom, 60, 1285 Highway 19E, Bluff City, who died Tuesday, October 22, 2002, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 24, from the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, with the Rev. Joe Blankenship and Sheriff Wayne Anderson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, October 25, at Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City. Military Honors will be conducted by the Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post No. 6975. Active pallbearers will be Paul Bell, Ken Harr, Keith Elton, Joe Miller, Bruce Bullis and Mike McTighe. Honorary pallbearers will be brothers-in-law and nephews. Those who wish to attend the graveside service should meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home or other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bluff City Baptist Youth Ministry, P.O. Box 220, Bluff City, TN 37618. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address bluffcity@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements.

Holly R. Proffitt

   Holly Renae Proffitt, 23, 3221 Porter Avenue, Gray, died Monday, October 21, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center after a long hard battle from head injuries suffered in an automobile accident in 1996.
   Ms. Proffitt was a lifelong resident of Washington County and the daughter of Lisa Church, Gray, and Marty Proffitt, Johnson City.
   Ms. Proffitt attended Daniel Boone High School. She was a member of Martindale Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her stepfather, David Church, Gray; a sister and brother-in-law, Jaime and Kirt Dmytruk, Cookeville; two brothers, Aaron Proffitt and Brandon Church, both of the home; her maternal grandmother, Margaret Babb, Johnson City; her maternal grandfather, Frank Jessie, Limestone; her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Proffitt, Johnson City; members of the Crumley House; and a very special friend, Alton Gernt. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
   Gray Funeral Chapel, 135 Chapel Street, Gray, (423) 477-3171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PROFFITT -- Entombment for Holly Renae Proffitt, 23, 3221 Porter Avenue, Gray, who went to be with her Lord Monday, October 21, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 24, in the Mausoleum Chapel of Washington County Memory Gardens. Rev. Delbert Story and Rev. Linnie Smith will officiate. Pallbearers will be staff members of the Crumley House. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 23, in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Crumley House Head Injury Rehab, 602 Princeton Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. Gray Funeral Chapel, Gray, is in charge of arrangements.

October 22, 2002

Iola M. Moore

   Iola Mae Moore, 70, 106 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 21, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Ms. Moore was a native of McDowell County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Nathan and Maggie McKinney Blevins. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Judy Ann Carroll and Linda Jane Moore.
   Ms. Moore was a member of the Mission for Jesus Church in Hampton and a member of the Moose Lodge.
   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Ella and Dale Bourne, Elizabethton, Roberta Harris and Bobby Cooper, Greeneville, and Tammy and Mark Griswold, Roan Mountain; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Newland Blevins, Spruce Pine, N.C.; a sister, Susie Fulk, of North Carolina; several nieces and nephews; a longtime friend, James Lowe, Bristol, Va.; and her former husband, Robert Moore, Nebo, N.C.
   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
  
   MOORE -- Funeral services for Iola Mae Moore, 70, 106 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, October 21, 2002, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 24, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Whitlock officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 25, in the Woody Cemetery, Spring Creek, N.C. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Ella Bourne, 106 Coney Island Road, Elizabethton, at any time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Shriner's Hospitals for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address to condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Wallace W. Wilhoit

  
Wallace W. "Wally" Wilhoit, 70, 507 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 21, 2002 in the Life Care Center. A native of Johnson City, he was a son of the late Robert and Mary Etta Hashbarger Wilhoit. He was employed for 27 years as a superintendent in the chemical division of Beaunit Fibers. Until his illness, he was co-owner of East Tennessee Industrial Services. Mr. Wilhoit was a member of Unaka Avenue Baptist Church, Johnson City. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a former Exalted Ruler of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge and a former member of the V.F.W. Post 2166.
   Survivors include his daughter, Victoria Harris, Elizabethton; two sons, Eric Wilhoit, of Piney Flats, and Paul Shaun Burleson, of Knoxville; his companion, Patricia, of the home; a sister, Linda Zollinger, Johnson City, and a granddaughter. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WILHOIT -- Graveside services for Wallace W. "Wally" Wilhoit, 70, 507 Sabine Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, October 21, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002. Friends may also call at the residence of Ginger Burleson, 428 West D Street, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

October 21, 2002

Rev. Ira W. Berry

  
Rev. Ira Wayne Berry, 67, of 168 Heritage Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, October 20, 2002. He was a native of Carter County and was the son of the late Elmer "Shorty" and Dorothy Hodges Berry. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton and was a retired Baptist minister, having pastored at Roan Park Baptist Church, Happy Valley Baptist Church, and Watauga First Baptist Church. He also served 21 years as manager for the Watauga Lodge, of Ridgecrest, N.C. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Ray "Bud" Berry.
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Alice Miller Berry, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Brenda Gall Berry, of Elizabethton; one daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy "Dottie" and Phil Claymon, of Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Angelia Claymon, of Johnson City; Michael Claymon, of Elizabethton, and Wendy Berry, of Elizabethton; three sisters, Juanita Carr and Opal Wolfe, both of Bluff City, and Arlene Bullock, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-plans.com/Tetrick.
  
   BERRY -- Funeral services for Rev. Ira Wayne Berry, 67, of 168 Heritage Drive, Elizabethton, who died with all of his family by his side on Sunday, October 20, 2002 will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2002 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Seals and Rev. Bob Polk officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Roger Jenkins and the First Baptist Church choir; pianist, June Gouge, and organist, Fred Goodwin. Active pallbearers will be Allan Wolfe, Vonnie Wolfe, Wayne Wolfe, Gary Berry, Ray Berry, Billy Miller, Allen Miller, Chris Elliott, and Travis Smithdeal. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Messengers Sunday School class at First Baptist Church. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 in the Emmert Cemetery. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home chapel at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2002 prior to the funeral service at First Baptist Church, or you may call the residence, 168 Heritage Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make a donation in memory of Rev. Berry to the Rev. Ira W. Berry Memorial Fund for the Watauga Lodge at Ridgecrest, N.C. at Carter County Bank, 601 E. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address: condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth E. Stevens

  
Mr. Kenneth Edward Stevens, 44, of 118 Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, died Saturday, October 19, 2002 at the Johnson County Health Center, Mountain City, TN, due to injuries received from a four-wheeler accident. Mr. Stevens was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Stanley E. and Pearl Coleman Stevens. He was a 1976 graduate of Hampton High School. He was a member and deacon of Sunset Freewill Baptist Church and also sung in the Sunset FWB Quartet. He was the body shop manager at Carter County Ford Motor Company. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Audrey Stevens, in 1980.
   Survivors include his wife, Vanessa Stevens, of the home; his step-mother, Finette Stevens, of Hampton; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Terry and Regina Stevens, and David and Sherry Stevens, all of Hampton; four nephews, Travis Bowers, of Elizabethton; Kevin Stevens, Joshua Stevens, and Brandon Stevens, all of Hampton; one niece, Corey Stevens, of Hampton, and his mother-in-law, Lillie Mae Stevens, also of Hampton. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  
   STEVENS -- Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Edward Stevens, 44, of 118 Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, who died Saturday, October 19, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2002 in the Sunset Chapel of the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Whitehead, Rev. Shane Waters, and Rev. Sam Ferguson officiating. Music will be provided by Jason Gouge, soloist, and the Sunset Freewill Baptist Church choir. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 in the Stevens Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Glenn Gouge, Larry Townson, Larry Dale Coleman, Charles "Dudley" Ingram, Harry "Bea" Crowe, Jim Carter, Vearl Julian, and Jason Gouge. Honorary pallbearers will be men of the Sunset Freewill Baptist Church, employees of Carter County Ford Motor Company, Travis Coleman, and John Whitehead. The family will receive friends in the funeral chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, October 21, 2002 prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence at any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2002 for the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in honor of Gabriel Gouge, or to Shriner's Hospital, Greenville, SC 29605 in honor of Vanessa Cox. Condolences may be e-mailed to condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

October 20, 2002

Marilyn J. Carr

   Marilyn J. (Glover) Carr, 69, of Hopewell, Va., died Friday, October 4, 2002, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
   Mrs. Carr was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late James Paul Glover and Julie C. Johnson Glover.
   Mrs. Carr was a retired employee of America Filtrona in Virginia, and an employee of Sam's Club. She was a member of South Hopewell Church of God.
   Survivors include a daughter, Wanda DeHart, Jetersville, Va.; two sons, Danny A. Carr, Hopewell, Va., and a son from Tennessee; two brothers, Henery "Bud" Glover and John "Buzz" Glover, both of Hampton; two sisters, Mary E. DiMarco, Chester, Va., and Nancy "Ann" Stevens, Rittertown; and a grandson, Tee Carr, of North Carolina.
   Private services will be held at a later date.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Lilly M. Crawford

   NEWLAND, N.C. -- Lilly Mary Crawford, 71, Sam Eller Road, Elk Park, died Saturday, October 19, 2002, in a Linville hospital.
   Mrs. Crawford was a native of Avery County and a daughter of the late George and Nevada Cook Crawford. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Frances Erwin, and three brothers, Homer, James and Elmer Crawford.
   Mrs. Crawford was a homemaker and a member of Fall Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a sister, Jettie Norman, Morganton, and five brothers, Troy Crawford, Old Beech Mountain, Ronder Crawford, Valdese, Bill Crawford, Elizabethton, Tenn., Albin Crawford, Charlotte, and Kanawha Crawford, Port Ritchy, Fla.
   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, (828) 733-2121, is serving the Crawford family.
  
   CRAWFORD -- Funeral services for Lilly Mary Crawford, 71, Sam Eller Road, Elk Park, N.C., who died Saturday, October 19, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, October 21, from the Fall Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Morefield and the Rev. Ray Greene officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Gospel Messengers. Graveside services will follow in the Crawford Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Fall Creek Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to www.funeral-plans.com/reins-sturdivant. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, N.C., is serving the Crawford Family.

Loretta Hinkle

   Miss Loretta Hinkle, 61, 901B Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, died Saturday, October 19, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Miss Hinkle was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Erma Hinkle Crowe.
   Miss Hinkle was a homemaker. She attended East Side Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a brother, Tommy D. Crowe, North Las Vegas, Nev., and a special friend, Bill Peterson, and family.
   It was Miss Hinkle's wish to be cremated. No services are planned.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Brooks C. Peters

   Brooks Clyde Peters, 80, 271 Grindstaff Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 18, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Peters was a native of Carter County and a son of the late William and Rosa Colbaugh Peters. He was also preceded in death by eight brothers, Webb, Roy, Clarence, Henry, Thomas, Herman, Walter and Arlie Peters, and a sister, Ella Peters Range.
   Mr. Peters was retired due to disability from North American Rayon Corporation. He was an assistant Sunday School Teacher of the Adult Class at New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and had taught a Sunday School Class for more than 50 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Iona Cable Peters; two daughters and sons-in-law, Loretta and Ray Colbaugh and Lora Sue and Wayne Turbyfill, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Fornia Peters, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Kevin Colbaugh, David Turbyfill, Nicole Turbyfill and Kayla Turbyfill; and two great-grandchildren, Nicholas Brooks Colbaugh and Logan Wayne Turbyfill. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PETERS -- Funeral services for Brooks Clyde Peters, 80, 271 Grindstaff Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, October 18, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh and the Rev. Ernest Garland officiating. Music will be provided by the New Liberty Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 21, in the Grindstaff Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday, will be Lynn Peters, Leonard Peters, Gerald Peters, Mike Peters, Dave Turbyfill, Kevin Colbaugh, Nicholas Colbaugh and Lee Gay. Honorary pallbearers will be his church family and his "special" friends, Rev. Charlie Whitehead, Kenny Greer, Kenneth Colbaugh, Wayne Peters, Mack Smith and Wayne Turbyfill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Peters Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth E. Stevens

   Kenneth Edward Stevens, 44, 118 Greenbriar Drive, Hampton, died Saturday, October 19, 2002, in Johnson County as the result of injuries sustained in a four-wheeler accident.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy

Robert A. Susong

   Robert A. "Bobby" Susong, 72, 741 Well Street, Elizabethton, formerly of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Salisbury, N.C., died Saturday, October 19, 2002, at his residence following a brief illness.
   Mr. Susong was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Warren and Nancy Horton Susong. He was also preceded in death by a son, Robert A. Susong Jr., March 14, 2002.
   Mr. Susong was a member of Brown's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church and a retired Maintenance Supervisor from Oklahoma City University. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.
   Survivors include his wife, Ada Partee Susong, Salisbury, N.C.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Donnie M. and Jennifer Susong, Durham, N.C., the Rev. Charles Eric and Amy Susong, Salisbury, N.C., and Paul and Kanietha Cathcart, Mesquite, Texas; four daughters and a son-in-law, Debra S. and Jim Wilson, Salisbury, N.C., Sheila Susong, Temple Hills, Md., Tanya I. Susong and Rhonda Bush, both of Salisbury, N.C.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Charlotte M. and Ralph Haynes, Arlington, Tenn., Virginia and Robert Pearson, Oklahoma City, Okla., Doris Bryson, Elizabethton, and Gwen and Noah Jackson, Oklahoma City, Okla.; and a brother, George W. Susong Jr., Oklahoma City, Okla. Fourteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends 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
  
   SUSONG -- Funeral services for Robert A. "Bobby" Susong, 72, 741 Well Street, Elizabethton, formerly of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Salisbury, N.C., who died Saturday, October 19, 2002, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24, at Brown's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church with the Rev. James W. Reddick Jr. officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Kerrol Thompson. Graveside services and interment will follow the funeral service at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Friends may call at Tetrick Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 23, at their convenience. The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 24, at Brown's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Friends may also call at the residence, 741 Well Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Susong to Brown's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, 298 Church Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

October 18, 2002

Margaret H. Lavender

  
Margaret Hodges Lavender, 86, 1103 Freemont Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, October 17, 2002 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Bristol, Va., she was a daughter of the late Margaret Hodges. She had lived in Elizabethton and Johnson City most of her life. She was retired due to disability from the East Tennessee Undergarment Factory. She was a member of the Immanuel Baptist Church. Mrs. Lavender was preceded in death by her husband, Cleve Lavender, in 1982; by a daughter, Shirley Martin Anderson in 1997, and by eight brothers and sisters.
   Survivors include a son, Leon "Buzz" Martin, Johnson City; a sister, Frances Renaldi, of Norwich, Conn.; nine grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LAVENDER -- Graveside services for Mrs. Margaret Hodges Lavender, 86, 1103 Freemont Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, October 17, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2002 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with the Rev. John Jones officiating. Burial will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, October 18, 2002 in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Lavender family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Addie O. Williams

   Addie Osborne Williams, 89, 160 Bob's Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 16, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Williams was a native of Blackwater, Va., and the daughter of the late Samuel and Naomi Tomlinson Osborne. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl Williams, four sisters, Maggie Privemore, Bessie Copeland, Elizabeth Osborne and Mary Osborne, and a brother, Crockett Osborne.
   Mrs. Williams was a member of Blackwater Lick Baptist Church, Blackwater (Lee County), Va., and a retired LPN from Springfield Hospital, Sykesville, Md. She was a member of the Eastern Star of Tennessee for 50 years and a member of Gold Star Wives.
   Survivors include a sister, Ollie Livesay, of the home. Several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews and several cousins also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Addie Osborne Williams, 89, 160 Bob's Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, October 16, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 19, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Trott officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dennis Laws, Sherry Peters, Ann Lowe, Ray and Onie Williams. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 20, at Osborne Cemetery, Blackwater, Va., with the Rev. Kenneth Neely and Elder Wayne Poteet officiating. Active pallbearers will be Pat Buchanan, Sam Buchanan, Ronald Livesay, James Livesay, Albert Parrish and Melvin Buchanan. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address, condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

October 17, 2002

Tulva J. Arnold

   Tulva Jenkins Arnold, 78, 108 Terrace Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 15, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Arnold was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Rhudy and Rose Wilson Jenkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Arnold Sr.; three sons; a grandson, Terry Arnold; several brothers and sisters; and a son-in-law, John Keefer.
   Mrs. Arnold was a member of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. She was a retired cook from Carter County Memorial Hospital.
   Survivors include a daughter, Violet Keefer, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Harry Arnold Jr. and Betty Arnold, Elizabethton; a foster son and spouse, Terry and Sharon Oliver, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Kimberly Shell Guy, Marty Keefer, Penny Sorrell, Rhudy Arnold, Regina Oliver, Melanie Reid and George Arnold; six great-grandchildren, Wendy Shell, Cody Shell, Katie Sorrell, Dustin Sorrell, Shayla Keefer and Markita Arnold; a great-great-grandson, Austin Shell; three brothers, Dan Jenkins, Elizabethton, Roy Jenkins, Houston, Texas, and Raymond Jenkins, Richmond, Va.; a sister, Freddie Caperonis, of Nevada; and a special nephew, Tony Webb, Johnson City. Several other nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   ARNOLD -- Funeral services for Tulva Jenkins Arnold, 78, 108 Terrace Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, October 15, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, October 17, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Street officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, October 18, in the Minton Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Marty Keefer, Cody Shell, Jeffrey Guy, Rhudy Arnold, Tony Webb and Scott Estep. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Oliver and Daniel Sorrell. A special thank you to Housecall Hospice and the nurses and staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday 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 the Daniel (Joe) Sorrell Leukemia Fund, for treatment at Vanderbilt, c/o Violet Keefer, 108 Terrace Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address, condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Georgia T. Moore

  
Mrs. Georgia T. Moore, 85, 1171 Muddy Creek Road, Piney Flats, died Wednesday, October 16, 2002 in Holston Valley Medical Center Hospital, Kingsport, following a brief illness. Mrs. Moore was a Montana native and had been a resident of Johnson City from 1956 until moving to Piney Flats in 2000. She was the daughter of the late Howard Edgar and Katherine Lee Morris Thompson. Mrs. Moore was a retired speech and hearing therapist from East Tennessee State University and the Washington County, Tennessee school system. She received her B.A. degree in Deaf Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1938. Mrs. Moore was a 58-year member of the Sycamore Chapter #163 Order of the Eastern Star, Elizabethton, and the Elizabethton Assembly #73 Order of Rainbow for Girls, where she was past mother advisor. She was also a member of the Washington County Retired Teachers Association, Tennessee Retired Teachers Association, and AARP (American Association of Retired Persons). Mrs. Moore was a member of St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, Colonial Heights. She was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps. Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, Owen P. "Mike" Moore in 1990.
   Survivors include one daughter, Judy Carroll, and her husband, Warren, both of Piney Flats; two granddaughters, Heather Hampton Sullivan, and her husband, John, of Charlottesville, Va., and Victoria Taylor, of Shreveport, La.; two great grandchildren, Christopher Rutherford and Maegan Rutherford, both of Roanoke, Va. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 East Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111 is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MOORE -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Georgia T. Moore, 85, 1171 Muddy Creek Road, Piney Flats, who died Wednesday, October 16, 2002 will be held Monday, October 21, 2002 at 10 a.m. in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. The Reverend Daniel Matthews, Jr. will officiate. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those planning to attend are to meet at the funeral home by 9:30 a.m. Monday to proceed to the cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 19, 2002 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the East Chapel of the Appalachian Funeral Home, Johnson City, with an Eastern Star service being accorded by the Sycamore Chapter #163 Order of the Eastern Star, Elizabethton, at 8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Order of Rainbow for Girls Elizabethton Assembly #73, the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 918, Johnson City, TN 37605 or St. Christopher's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 584 Lebanon Road, Kingsport, TN 37662. Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

October 16, 2002

Tulva J. Arnold

   Tulva Jenkins Arnold, 78, 108 Terrance Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 15, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Arnold was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Rhudy and Rose Wilson Jenkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Arnold Sr.; three sons; a grandson, Terry Arnold; several brothers and sisters; and a son-in-law, John Keefer.
   Mrs. Arnold was a member of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church. She was a retired cook from Carter County Memorial Hospital.
   Survivors include a daughter, Violet Keefer, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Harry Arnold Jr. and Betty Arnold, Elizabethton; a foster son and spouse, Terry and Sharon Oliver, Elizabethton; six grandchildren, Kimberly Shell Guy, Marty Keefer, Penny Sorrell, Rhudy Arnold, Regina Oliver and Melanie Oliver; six great-grandchildren, Wendy Shell, Cody Shell, Katie Sorrell, Dustin Sorrell, Shayla Keefer and Markita Arnold; a great-great-grandson, Austin Shell; three brothers, Dan Jenkins, Elizabethton, Roy Jenkins, Houston, Texas, and Raymond Jenkins, Richmond, Va.; a sister, Freddie Caperonis, of Nevada; and a special nephew, Tony Webb, Johnson City. Several other nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

October 15, 2002

Robert L. Bowers

   Robert L. Bowers, 82, 1120 Cedar Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 14, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Joseph and Bessie Manning Bowers. He was also preceded in death by a brother and a grandson.
   Mr. Bowers was retired from East Tennessee Chair Company. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Yzettia Estep Bowers, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Roy and Katie Bowers, Petersburg, Va., and Tyrone Bowers, Elizabethton; and a daughter, Yvonne Bowers, of the home. Nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   BOWERS -- Graveside services for Robert L. Bowers, 82, 1120 Cedar Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, October 14, 2002, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 17, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166. Active pallbearers will be Pat Roper, Rick Triplet, George Stover, Buddy Ward Jr., Buddy Ward Sr. and David Blevins. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Fenner, Dr. Robert Walter, Lowell Estep and Lindberg Estep. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 1120 Cedar Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Emma E. Carver

   Mrs. Emma E. Carver, 87, 211 Blevins Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, October 13, 2002, at Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, following a short illness.
   Mrs. Carver was a native of Greene County and had resided in Carter County for 50 years. She was the daughter of the late Charles R. Sr. and Maude Ricker Russell and was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Carver, in 1974, and a brother, James Robert Russell.
   Mrs. Carver was a retired machine operator with Leon-Ferenbach and was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Mike Sr. and Shirley Carver, of the home; a brother, Charles Russell Jr., of Utah; a sister, Mildred McKeehan, Elizabethton; and three grandchildren, Mike Carver Jr., Elizabethton, Denise Vines, Jonesborough, and Robin Barnett, Piney Flats. Five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   CARVER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Emma E. Carver, 87, 211 Blevins Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, October 13, 2002, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Peterson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Susan Elliott, soloist, and the Crabtree Trio. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tony Jones, Steve Bailey, Kendall Lewis, Tim Vines, Mike Wilson and Stanley Honeycutt. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Dolores V. Grimm

   Dolores V. Grimm, 74, 405 E. 8th Avenue, Johnson City, died Monday, October 14, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Grimm was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and the daughter of the late Clinton A. Vanderveer and Velma E. Roberson Vanderveer D'Angelo. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William O. Grimm Jr., and a brother, Harold Vanderveer.
   Mrs. Grimm was a member of Southside Christian Church. She was an accountant in Civil Service.
   Survivors include three daughters, Dee Feathers, Johnson City, Virginia Bradley, Suffolk, Va., and Caroline Temple, Elizabethton; three sons, William O. Grimm IV, North Port, Fla., Karl Grimm, Stewardstown, Pa., and George Grimm, Johnson City; a sister, Joan Haag, Hampton, Va.; and a brother, James D'Angelo, Tyngsboro, Mass. Thirteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   GRIMM -- The memorial service for Dolores V. Grimm, 74, 405 E. 8th Avenue, Johnson City, who died Monday, October 14, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. A private inurnment service will be held at Mountain Home National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite #356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Condolences may be sent to the family via our e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Emma H. Leslie

  
Emma Hendrix Leslie, 80, 237 Nelson Avenue, Piney Flats, died Saturday, October 12, 2002, at her residence after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Leslie was a native of Piney Flats and the daughter of the late Harry and Selma Shell Hendrix. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Randolph Leslie Jr.
   Mrs. Leslie was a long-time employee of Unisys in Bristol. She was active in various organizations and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Bristol.
   Survivors include a daughter, Anne H. Leslie, Louisville, Ky., and two granddaughters, Jessica Rubin, Louisville, Ky., and Meredith Rubin, Chicago, Ill. Two great-grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LESLIE -- The 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, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with Rev. Carol Wilson and Rev. Suzanne Barrow officiating. Music will be under the direction of Andrea Gates. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 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 St., 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, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.