November 14, 2002

Willard Gouge

   Willard Gouge, 84, 1403 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, November 13, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Pauline V. Hanson

   Pauline Vanhuss Hanson, 77, formerly of the Valley Forge Community, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at LaFayette Nursing Home, Fayetteville, Ga., following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Hanson was a native of Carter County and had resided in Tampa, Fla., for the last few years. She was the daughter of the late Milburn and Elizabeth Crowe Ellis and was also preceded in death by two husbands, three brothers and three sisters.
   Mrs. Hanson was a beautician and had owned Paula's Beauty Salon in Tampa, Fla. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of the Eastern Star.
   Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Martha and David Davis and Jonie Williams, all of Fayetteville, Ga.; a son, Robert "Bobby" Hanson, Tampa, Fla.; two grandchildren, Lilian O'Neal and Amy Chaves, both of Fayetteville, Ga.; and two sisters, Ann Simerly, of California, and Martha Pilkington, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HANSON -- Funeral services for Pauline Vanhuss Hanson, 77, of Fayetteville, Ga., formerly of the Valley Forge Community, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 14, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Conner Godwin officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 15, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jerry O'Neal, Brad Betsill, Sheb Williams, Glenn Williams, Jerry Williams and Milburn Ellis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the old home place of Elizabeth Ellis, which is the residence of a sister, Martha Pilkington, 112 River Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.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.

Carroll R. Nave

  
Carroll Reece Nave, 81, of Bloomington, Ind., died Sunday November 10, 2002 at Heritage Manor, Normal, Ind. A native of Hampton, Tenn., he was a son to Joel and Hattie Campbell Nave. Mr. Nave was a veteran of World War II, entering the armed services on Nov. 14, 1942. He was honorably discharged on Dec. 22, 1945. Mr. Nave served as a combat infantryman and was awarded the World War II Victory Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, two Bronze Service Stars; one Bronze Arrowhead Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and a Purple Heart. Mr. Nave was employed for 20 years with SH Kress Company, then with Ben Franklin Stores as a Regional Zone Manager for 24 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother and sister, both in infancy.
   Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ina Dellinger, two sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Theresa Nave, of Arcola, Ind., and Timothy and Betty Nave, of Normal, Ind.; a daughter, Janice Valyn Saylor, of Greenwood, Ind. Seven grandchildren, Michaela, Kiley, Kelsey, and Talisa Nave; Lauren and Evan Nave, and Nathaniel Saylor also survive. Calvert-Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, Ind. is in charge of arrangements.
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Carroll Reece Nave, 81, of Bloomington, Ind., who died Sunday, November 10, 2002, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 14, 2002 at Calvert-Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, Ind. Burial will be held in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, Ind. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Memorial Home. Memorials may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, Bloomington, Ind. Calvert-Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, Ind. is in charge of arrangements.

Timothy Ray

   Timothy Ray, 40, 327 White Cove Road, Unicoi, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   Mr. Ray was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of Howard and Barbara Huskins Ray, Unicoi.
   Mr. Ray was a member of Good Shepherd Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Ray, July 16, 1999.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include three brothers and sisters-in-law, Roger and Etta Ray, Steve and Donna Ray and Michael and Melisse Ray, all of Johnson City; a sister and brother-in-law, Darlene and Ronnie Higgins, Erwin; four nephews, A.J. Higgins, Michael Ray, Joe Ray and James Arrowood; four nieces, Jennifer Higgins, Kelly Higgins, Sarah Ray and Sissy Kay Ray; three great-nephews, Eric Hatcher, Ryan Ray and Bryan Ray; and special friends, Karen Hinkle and Kristen Hinkle.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, (423) 743-1381 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   RAY -- Funeral services for Timothy Ray, 40, 327 White Cove Road, Unicoi, who died Tuesday, November 12, 2002, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 14, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ferrell Peterson officiating. Music will be provided by Jeff and Nola Peterson and Inez Chandler. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, November 15, in the Jones Cemetery, Unicoi. Don Plemons, Speedy Hopson, Gene Miller, Sam Leedy, Odell Street, Richard Berry, Brad Peake and Tim McGhee will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Thursday and at the cemetery by 9:30 a.m. Friday. The family, minister and friends may gather at the cemetery by 9:50 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 327 White Cove Road, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

November 13, 2002

Pearl F. Cole

   Pearl F. Cole, 73, 191 Cole Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, November 11, 2002, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Cole was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Mike B. and Ida Stout Garland. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Spurgeon M. Cole, and a son, Kenneth E. Cole.
   Mrs. Cole was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Danny "Butch" and Doris Cole, Elizabethton, and Benny Cole, McCain, N.C.; a sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Paul Buckles, Mount Carmel; a brother, Russel Garland, Detroit, Mich.; and three grandchildren, Danny Bullins, Buckley, Mich., Kenneth Cole, Elizabethton, and Nathanial "Nathan" Whittaker, Bluff City. Three 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
  
   COLE -- Funeral services for Pearl F. Cole, 73, 191 Cole Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, November 11, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 14, at Poplar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. James Richardson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Edwin Taylor. Interment will follow the funeral service at Cole Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. 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.

Pauline Hanson

  
Pauline Hanson, 76, of Fayetteville, Georgia, died Tuesday, November 12, 2002 in the LaFayette Nursing Home in Fayetteville, Ga. Ms. Hanson will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and burial. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy.

Clay S. Leach

  
LEACH -- Funeral services for Mr. Clay S. Leach, 85, 133 Leach Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, November 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2002 in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Rev. C.W. Snodgrass and Rev. Melvin Farrell officiating. Special music will be provided by the Zion Church choir and Mrs. Vicki Farrell. Graveside committal services will be held Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5 until 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel and at other times at the residence of Larry Leach, 157 Leach Road, Johnson City. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements. www.appalachianfuneralhome.com.

November 12, 2002

Cecil L. Davidson

   Cecil Lynn Davidson, 80, 406 Airport Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 10, 2002, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Davidson was a native of Stonega, Va., and the son of the late William J. and Effie C. Woodard Davidson. He was also preceded in death by six brothers, three sisters and an infant son.
   Mr. Davidson was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church. He was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a retired employee of Levi-Strauss. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Lou Heaton Davidson, of the home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Joy Lynn and Bob O'Neill, Amarillo, Texas, Nancy and Trent Foutch, Bristol, and Kathy and Eric Oliver, Clifton, Va.; six grandchildren, Kyna Lynn O'Neill, Trebor O'Neill and Summer O'Neill, all of Amarillo, Texas, Joseph Lynn Foutch, Bristol, Madison Lourania Oliver and Macy Lynn Oliver, both of Clifton, Va.; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Bob Davidson, Brentwood, N.Y., and Sid and Linda Davidson, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   DAVIDSON -- Funeral services for Cecil Lynn Davidson, 80, 406 Airport Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, November 10, 2002, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph W. Manis and the Rev. Estel F. Williams II officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 14, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bill Cline, Hugh Buckles, Jerry Gouge, Eugene Gouge, Charles "Dude" LaPorte, J.D. Anderson, Earl Collins, Jack Perkins and Dan Holder. Honorary pallbearers will be D.J. Townsend, Estel Williams, Jerry Williams, Howard Langridge, L.J. Heaton, Charles Heaton, Billy Joe Campbell, Ken Burke, Russell Wolfe, J.B. Heaton, a special friend, Frank Goodwin, and members of Hunter United Methodist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Hunter United Methodist Church Building Fund, 722 Highway 91, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the American Liver Foundation, Mid-South Chapter, 5583 Murray Road, Suite 205, Memphis, TN 38119. 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.

John B. Hathaway

   John Bell Hathaway, 69, 1008 Rainbow Drive, Johnson City, died Sunday, November 10, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Hathaway was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Robert Eugene and Nola Benfield Hathaway. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Helen Hathaway, and three brothers, Carl Ray Hathaway, Dan Hathaway and Ralph Hathaway.
   Mr. Hathaway was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and a retired employee of TVA after serving 35 years as an electrician. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict, and was a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166.
   Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Simerly Hathaway, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Renee Hathaway, Gray; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Grace Hathaway, Gray; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Marie Hathaway, Knoxville, and Joe and Ruth Hathaway, Melbourne, Fla.; and a sister and brother-in-law, Lois and Rollo McKinney, Hampton. 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
  
   HATHAWAY -- Funeral services for John Bell Hathaway, 69, 1008 Rainbow Drive, Johnson City, who died Sunday, November 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Kress officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Curt Emmert, Milburn Ellis, Terry Emmert, Louis Persinger, Leon Benfield, Gary Simerly and employees at the TVA Customer Service Center in Johnson City. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Hathaway to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church Building Fund, 510 West C. St., Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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.

Katie Hurley

   Katie Hurley, 65, died Sunday, November 3, 2002, at her home in Daly City, Calif.
   Mrs. Hurley was a native of Germany. She was a member of the Doelger Senior Center and a long-time parishioner of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
   Mrs. Hurley was the wife of Rudy Hurley for 57 years, mother of Mike Hurley and his wife Lisa, and grandmother of Kelly and Whitney Hurley. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Addie Blevins and Rosa Glover, Elizabethton, and other friends and relatives.
   Memorial services for Mrs. Hurley were held at 11 a.m. Monday, November 11, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Daly City, Calif. Memorial donations are requested to go to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton.

Clay S. Leach

   Clay S. Leach, 85, 133 Leach Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, November 10, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Mr. Leach was a native of Washington County and a son of the late John and Rachel Denton Leach. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Windsor, and four brothers, Clyde, Raymond, Niles and Vernie Leach. Mr. Leach was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, having served in Germany. He was a retired carpenter and a member of Zion Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Bessie Lee Leach, of the home; two daughters, Patti Burleson, Johnson City, and Linda Roberts, Elizabethton; two sons, Johnny Leach and Larry Leach, both of Johnson City; and a sister, Jessie Farnsworth, of Salt Lake City, Utah. Eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LEACH -- Funeral services for Mr. Clay S. Leach, 85, 133 Leach Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, November 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2002 in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Rev. C.W. Snodgrass and Rev. Melvin Farrell officiating. Special music will be provided by the Zion Church choir and Mrs. Vicki Farrell. Graveside services will be held in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with the time yet to be announced. Active pallbearers, who are asked to meet at the funeral home by 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, will be Shannon Leach, Todd Leach, Jerry Street, Jamie Hughes, Brian Turnmire, Kendall Goines, Mark Roberts, and C.J. Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Roberts, Tim Snell, Carl Roberts, and Danny Caldwell. The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 13, 2002 from 5 until 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, and also other times at the residence of Larry Leach, 157 Leach Road, Johnson City. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at appfh@aol.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements. www.appalachianfuneralhome.com.

Hettie B. Shell

   Mrs. Hettie Bowers Shell, 100, 124 Hartley Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, November 11, 2002, at Asbury Center, Johnson City.
   Mrs. Shell was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late William and Angeline Bowling Bowers. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Shell, November 20, 1991, a brother, Melvin Bowling, and seven sisters, Eliza Peeks, Cora Pierce, Rose Billings, Georgia Crowe, Jackie Bowers, Minnie Bowers and Bessie Bowers.
   Mrs. Shell was a dedicated member as well as a Sunday School Teacher of Slagle United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Perkins and Beryl Harrell, both of Johnson City; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Timothy and Cynthia Perkins, Elizabethton; two great-grandsons and a great-granddaughter-in-law, Richard and Christina Harris and Jesse Harris, all of Elizabethton; and a great-great-grandson, Kory A. Harris, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   SHELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hettie Bowers Shell, 100, 124 Hartley Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, November 11, 2002, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Manis and the Rev. Elbert Charpie officiating. Music will be by the Rev. Elbert Charpie. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 13, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jesse Harris, Richard Harris, Timothy Perkins, Don Walters, Lon Davis, Tom Hilton, Jerry Shell and Jimmy Shell. Honorary pallbearers will be Ross Shell, Senator Rusty Crowe, Perry Sexton, Spencer Pickel, Harry Miller, Charles Reaves and Herb Miller. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the funeral service on Tuesday evening. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Beryl Harrell, 808 Hiwasse Heights Drive, Johnson City, at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Verona L. White

   Mrs. Verona Lee Frazier White, 89, 1002 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Thursday, November 7, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. White was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William Austin and Mattie Williams Frazier. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Ballard White Sr., October 11, 1998, a grandson, David Salyer, and by seven brothers.
   Mrs. White was a homemaker and a member of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and W.C. Shelton and Claudette and John Salyer, all of Johnson City, Carolyn and Kenneth Colbaugh, Irma and Herman Rains and Nora and Wayne Peters, all of Elizabethton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Andrew B. White Jr. and Shirlene White and John and Cheryl White, all of Elizabethton, and Paul and Angelee White, Gray; 10 grandchildren; Charles Shelton, Susan Colbaugh, Kelly Peters Jones, Kevin Peters, Audra Rains Monroe, Erin White, Candace White, Lindsey White, Connie Hicks Collins and Bill Austin; and two great-grandchildren, Gregory Andrew "Bud" Hicks and Allison Austin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
  

November 11, 2002

Georgia Lewis

  
Mrs. Georgia Anna Williams Lewis, 93, 114 Bernie Lewis Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, November 9, 2002 in the Life Care Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Abraham B. and Loretta Rachel Frazier Williams. Mrs. Lewis was a member of the Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie B. Lewis, July 12, 1991; by a daughter, Betty Jo Lewis, in 1933; a son, George McBernie Lewis, in 1947; by six brothers, Albert, Dewey, Lonnie, Rex, Ted and Harry Williams, and four sisters, Pearl Williams, Daisy Grindstaff, Ruby Nidiffer, and Josie Hodges.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Leonard and Juanita Lewis, and Carrell and Martine Lewis, all of Elizabethton, and two sisters, Flossie Williams and Violet Branch, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LEWIS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Anna Williams Lewis, 93, 114 Bernie Lewis Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, November 10, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James Richardson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2002 in the Wilson Cemetery with the Rev. Clate Briggs officiating. Music will be provided by Joy Dean Babb. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday will be Kenneth Williams, J.C. Robinson, Wade Woods, Jim May, Sherril Perry, Harley Crowe, Mack Collins, and Harold Morrell. Honorary pallbearers will be her nephews, friends and neighbors, and her special friends, the staff of Life Care Center. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2002 in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Leonard and Juanita Lewis. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Lewis family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Harry R. Whaley

  
Harry R. Whaley, 70, 1000 Pickens Bridge Road, Piney Flats, died Saturday, November 9, 2002 at UT Medical Center, Knoxville, following a sudden illness. A native of Johnson City, he was the son of the late Otto Richard and Mary Iva Stott Whaley. He received his bachelor's degree from Steed College in Johnson City. Mr. Whaley was a Korean War veteran and retired from the Air Force as a Tech Sargeant after 21 years of service to his country. He was a long-time employee and payroll supervisor of Summers Hardware and Supply. Mr. Whaley attended Jonesborough United Methodist Church. Mr. Whaley was preceded in death by a sister, Margie Gray.
   Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Sarah Frances Torbett Whaley, of Piney Flats; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Vicky Whaley, of Morristown, and Michael and Diane Whaley, of Gray; his mother-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Torbett, of Piney Flats; three sisters, Betty Ann Gray and her husband, Wexler, of Blountville; Jo Doris Hughes, and her husband, Dan, of Johnson City; Mary Iva Farthington, and her husband, Howard, of Jonesborough; a brother, John Mitchell Whaley and his wife, Sheila, of Jonesborough; two sisters-in-law, Betty Mae Roberts and her husband, Jay W., of Irvine, Ca., and Patricia Ann "Pat" Powell and her husband, Bill, of Piney Flats, and two grandchildren, Amanda and Hope Whaley, of Morristown. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WHALEY -- Funeral services for Harry R. Whaley, 70, who died Saturday, November 9, 2002, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2002, at Tetrick Funeral Services in Johnson City, with Pastor Arden Taylor officiating and Mr. Dean Denny giving the eulogy. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Huel Mosley. The graveside service with military honors and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at Monte Vista Burial Gardens. Military honors will be conducted by the Kingsport VFW Post 3382. Active pallbearers will be Bill Rigsby, Herman Treadway, Tommy Vanover, Howard Tester, Bill Smith, Danny Hughes, Joey Hughes, and Travis Powell. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Berry, Roy Ollis, Ray Honeycutt, Scotty Whaley, and Joe Gray. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 12, 2002 in the Sunrise Chapel at Tetrick Funeral Services. Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences-jc@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

November 10, 2002

Sylvia B. Clark

   Mrs. Sylvia Boyd Clark, 85, 1768 Southside Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mrs. Clark was a native of Saltville, Va., and had been a resident of Elizabethton since 1941. She was the daughter of the late Richard and Susan Smith Clark. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Lon Boyd; a son, Harold Boyd; her second husband, William Ray Clark; three brothers; and two sisters.
   Mrs. Clark was a member of Elizabethton Church of Christ. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Carol Boyd Stephens and Tom Stephens, Elizabethton; one brother and sister-in-law, Claude and Bertha Clark, Glade Spring, Va.; a daughter-in-law, Emma Jean Boyd, Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Tommy Stephens, Raleigh, N.C.; Leanna Boyd Poteat, Jonesborough, and Heather Stephens and Eddie Stephens, both of Greensboro, N.C.; and Holly Stephens Shoun, Raleigh, N.C.; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www. Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CLARK -- Funeral services for Sylvia Boyd Clark, 85, 1768 Southside Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home with Messers Eddy Craft and Ed DeVault, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Elizabethton Church of Christ Singers. The graveside service and interment will be Monday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Mount Rose Cemetery, Glade Spring, Va. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors, members of Elizabethton Church of Christ, members of Southside Christian Church, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, and nursing staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. on Monday. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, or friends may call at the residence of a daughter, Carol Stephens, 1816 Woodhaven Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations in memory of Mrs. Clark to Elizabethton Church of Christ Building Fund, 207 East C Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family via e-mail at condolences@tetrickfuneralhom.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www. Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Verlin C. Frost

  
Verlin Clyde Frost, 92, Woodland Drive, Winder, Ga., died Friday, Nov. 8, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a sudden illness.
   Mr. Frost was born in Union County, Tenn., to the late Ezra Frost and Octavia Dyer Frost. He moved to Winder, Ga., where he was an active member of the Winder First Baptist Church, a number of years ago.
   Survivors include his wife, Hazel Buckner Frost, of Winder; a daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and David Wetzel of Elizabethton, Tenn.; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Janice Frost, Duluth, Ga.; three grandsons, Jack Frost II, Ken Frost and Kevin Wetzel; three granddaughters, Jill Delvalle, Sonya McMillian and Kristin Hendrix, and seven great-grandchildren.
   Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, Ga., 770-287-8227, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   FROST -- Funeral services for Verlin Clyde Frost, 92, Woodland Drive, Winder, Ga., who died Friday, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Memorial Park Chapel. Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Drs. John Talley and Bill Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 10, from 2-5 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, Ga., 770-287-8227, is in charge of the arrangements.

Charles W. Sams

   Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Charles William Sams, 65, 6251 U.S. Highway 19E, Hampton, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
   Chief Master Sgt. Sams was a Carter County native and a son of the late George and Louise Fee Sams. He was preceded in death by a brother, George Sams; and two sisters, Virginia Gregory and Mildred Tackell.
   Chief Master Sgt. Sams was retired from the United States Air Force after serving 30 years. He served in the Vietnam era.
   Survivors include his wife, Sonia Gouge Sams; one son, Matthew Sams, Hampton; one daughter, Sarah Sams, Hampton; one sister and brother-in-law, Albert and Mary Buchanan, Bluff City; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Clark and Vickie Sams, and Herman and Judy Sams, all of Bluff City, and Steve and Brenda Sams, Raleigh, N.C.;a sister-in-law, Nadine Odom, Elizabethton; and two brothers-in-law, Jim Tackett, South Carolina; and B.R. Gregory, Bluff City.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SAMS --Funeral services for Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Charles William Sams, 65, 6251 U.S. Highway 19E, Hampton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Shane Waters, Gary Whitehead and Bill Jaynes officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Collins-Simerly Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the Honor Guard from Shaw Air Force Base. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Anand Karnad, John Sams, Scott Sams, Boyce Upton, Michael Buchanan, Jason Gouge, Rusty Pippin, Arnold Hughes, Eddie Orr, Glen Gouge, the Visitation Team of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church, and doctors and nurses at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center. Mr. Jason Gouge will provide the music. Military honors will be accorded by the burial detail from Shaw Air Force Base, Sumpter, S.C. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Sams to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in honor of Gabriel Gouge, 5796 Shelby Oaks Drive, Memphis, TN 38134, or the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Monday. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Sara L. Weeks

   Sara Lou Weeks, 68, formerly of 309 Cherry Street, Roan Mountain, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, in the Roan Highlands Nursing Home, following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late G.W. and Ida Julian Garland. She was preceded in death by her husband Billy Alvin Weeks in 1988, four sisters: Edith Staton, Beatrice Orvilich, Marie Lacey and Frances Garland; and one brother, Kermit Garland.
   Ms. Weeks was a homemaker and attended Lower Shell Creek Christian Church.
   Survivors include three sons: Curtis A. Weeks, Washington; Billie Alvin Weeks, Jr., Naples, Fla.; and Gary D. Weeks, Goodland, Fla.; two sisters: twin sister, Betty Berry, and Wanda June Denton, both of Roan Mountain; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a special friend, Louis Braswell, Roan Mountain; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, 423-772-3928, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   WEEKS -- Funeral services for Sara Lou Weeks, 68, formerly of 309 Cherry Street, Roan Mountain, who died Friday in the Roan Highlands Nursing Home, will be conducted at 8 P.M., Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Mike Lusk and Mr. Gerald Holly, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Charlotte Smith. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Johnson-Roanview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the following nephews and great-nephews: Jay Garland Denton, Joshua Lusk, Terry Denton, Gabriel Lusk, John Buck and Jimmy Lusk. Honorary pallbearers will be Brad Morgan, J.W. Denton, Jack Hicks, Ken Shell, J.D. Houstma, Jim Smith, Roy Roberts, Larry Gene Buck, Ed Morgan, Bob Church, Ed Nester, and Delaney Berry. Special thanks to the staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Home. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will have a private viewing Sunday from 6-7 p.m., then the family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. in the Rhododendron Chapel or at the home of her twin sister, Betty Berry, 408 Old Highway 143, Roan Mountain, at any time. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address: condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, 423-772-3928, is in charge of the arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

November 8, 2002

Walter K. Cox

   Walter Kenneth Cox, 82, 613 West G Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, November 7, 2002, at his residence.
   Mr. Cox was a native of Roan Mountain and a son of the late Samuel Davis and Vista Barnett Cox. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Alexandria Horton, two sisters, Dorothy Campbell and Eva Johnson, and two brothers, Clifford Cox and John Cox.
   Mr. Cox was a 1942 graduate of Elizabethton High School where he played football. He was a retired employee of the Elizabethton Post Office, having retired in 1987 after 31 years of service. He was a City Carrier.
   Mr. Cox was in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of First Christian Church of Elizabethton and a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers.
   Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Alma Ruth Campbell Cox; three daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Devoid Wright, Piney Flats, Jeanna and Randy Shields and Jane and John Oakley, all of Elizabethton; a brother, James Cox, Bristol; a sister, E. Joyce Cox, Elizabethton; and nine grandchildren, Tera Wright, Megan Wright, Chelsea Wright, Heather Shields, Holly Shields, Hayley Shields, Hunter Shields, Elizabeth Oakley and Olivia Oakley. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   COX -- Funeral services for Walter Kenneth Cox, 82, 613 West G Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, November 7, 2002, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Donald B. Marshall officiating. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Devoid Wright, Randy Shields, Hunter Shields, John Oakley, Leonard Peters and Glen Cates. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:30 a.m. until the service hour at 1 p.m. Saturday. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Cox to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Cox Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hickory D. Grindstaff

   Hickory David Grindstaff, 94, 306 Buena Vista Drive, Blountville, formerly of 120 Lewis Cole Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, November 7, 2002, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
   Mr. Grindstaff was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Jacob Daniel and Mary Elizabeth Wilson Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Anna E. Lewis Grindstaff, in 1982, six brothers, Brady, Paul, Vaught, Faine, Herman and Woodrow Grindstaff, and two sisters, Minnie Nidiffer and Connie Anderson.
   Mr. Grindstaff had lived in Carter County since 1913 and had lived with his daughter since 1993. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and had served in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Tank Battalion. He was a Charter Member and former deacon of Unaka Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Henry C. White, Blountville; a son, Keith L. Grindstaff, Los Angeles, Calif.; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, David L. and Lori White, Murfreesboro; a great-grandson, Collin White; and a great-granddaughter, MacKenzie White. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for Hickory David Grindstaff, 94, 306 Buena Vista Drive, Blountville, formerly of 120 Lewis Cole Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, November 7, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Earl Campbell, the Rev. Bill Greer and Mr. Chad Lunceford officiating. Music will be provided by Chad Lunceford. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 10, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Harry Ford, Earl Rock, Hampton Renfro, Red Glover, Reece Cole, Mike Cole, Clyde Hill and Sgt. Palluset. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Grindstaff to the Lillian Lee Wells Scholarship Fund c/o Madison House, 2000 Greenway Street, Kingsport, TN 37660, or to your favorite charity. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Grindstaff Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Randy Hipshire

   Randy Hipshire, 3223 West Walnut Street, Johnson City, died Wednesday, November 6, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Hipshire was a native of Elizabethton and the son of Penelope Adams.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends.
   Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HIPSHIRE -- Memorial services for Randy Hipshire, 3223 West Walnut Street, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, November 6, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 8, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services with Pastor Dan Blevins officiating. The family will receive friends at Mrs. Adams' residence, 1811 Hillsboro Avenue, Johnson City, at any time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601-2030. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family via e-mail, condolences-jc@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr. Hipshire have been made through Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City.

Verona L. White

   Mrs. Verona Lee Frazier White, 89, 1002 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Thursday, November 7, 2002, at her residence.
   Mrs. White was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William Austin and Mattie Williams Frazier. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Ballard White Sr., October 11, 1998, and seven brothers.
   Mrs. White was a homemaker and a member of Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and W.C. Shelton and Claudette and John Salyer, all of Johnson City, Carolyn and Kenneth Colbaugh, Irma and Herman Rains and Nora and Wayne Peters, all of Elizabethton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Andrew B. White Jr. and Shirlene White and John and Cheryl White, all of Elizabethton, and Paul and Angelee White, Gray; 10 grandchildren; Charles Shelton, Susan Colbaugh, Kelly Peters Jones, Kevin Peters, Audra Rains Monroe, Erin White, Candace White, Lindsey White, Connie Hicks Collins and Bill Austin; and two great-grandchildren, Gregory Andrew "Bud" Hicks and Allison Austin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WHITE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Verona Lee Frazier White, 89, 1002 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, November 7, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 8, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Steven Harris officiating. Music will be provided by Joy Dean Babb. Graveside services and entombment will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 10, in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, will be Tony Jones, James Monroe, Gregory "Bud" Hicks, Wesley "Bud" Frazier, Gerald Frazier, Theodore Williams, Tony Frazier and Carson Frazier. Honorary pallbearers will be W.C. Shelton, Ken Colbaugh, John Salyer, Herman Rains, Wayne Peters, Leonard Lewis, Lawrence "Beardy" Holly, Carroll Lewis, Eddie Williams, Wesley Frazier, Doug Frazier, Jim Cathlyn, Conley Peters, Gray Carrier and Orville Grindstaff. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. White to the Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church c/o Robin Williams, Treasurer, 210 Little Stoney Creek Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the White Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 7, 2002

Zona G. Arwood

  
Mrs. Zona Gaynell Arwood, 61, 110 Doe Lane, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, November 6, 2002 in the Roan Highland Nursing Center. A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John Howard Smith and Ruby Hazel Sheppard Smith Shoun. She was a member of the Union Baptist Church and attended Burbank Free Will Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a step-son, Don Arwood, and a sister, Peggy Peters.
   Survivors include her husband, Bill Arwood; a son, Chris Lambert, of Hampton; four step-daughters, Terri Hughes, Angie Trivett, and Peggy McMahan, all of Elizabethton, and Jeanette Street, of Roan Mountain; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James L. "Speck" and Pansy Smith, and Paul Howard and JoAnn Smith, all of Hampton; one grandson, Charles Lambert, of Hampton; four step-grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren; three aunts and one uncle. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ARWOOD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Zona Gaynell Arwood, 61, 110 Doe Lane, Roan Mountain, who died Wednesday, November 6, 2002, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. Richard Blevins officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 9, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Saturday will be Tip Smith, Jack Smith, Lawrence Pierce, Gurney Pierce, Roy Street, Rocky Hughes, Joe Campbell, and Howard Buck. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Saturday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Arwood Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Grady Campbell

   Grady Campbell, 80, 179 Bart Green Drive, Apt. 25, Johnson City, formerly of 2100 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at Lakebridge Health Care Center following an extended illness. Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Arthur Cleveland and Beaunie Holtsclaw Campbell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Eula Brumitt Campbell, October 31, 1996, and by two sisters and three brothers. Mr. Campbell was of the Holiness Faith. He retired from the House and Grounds Department of North American Rayon Corporation after 45 years of service. He was an ordained Pentecostal Minister. Survivors include a daughter, Dianna Younce, Johnson City; his mother-in-law, Florence Brumitt, Elizabethton; a grandson, Lil' Mikie, Johnson City; several nieces, nephews and sisters-in-law; a special sister-in-law, Velma Coleman, Elizabethton; and two very special nieces, Sheila Burns, Nashville, and Kathy Brumitt, Elizabethton. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Grady Campbell, 80, 179 Bart Green Drive, Apt. 25, Johnson City, formerly of 2100 W. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 7, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. A.G. Wagner officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mary Ruth Canady and Angie Palmer. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, November 8, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jay Younce, Johnny Younce, Robert Franklin, Keith Franklin, Mark Franklin, Jeff Largent, James Coleman, Hubert Coleman, Delaney Scalf, Scotty Scalf, Jeff Brumitt and Vince Brumitt. Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of his daughter, Dianna Younce, 179 Bart Green Drive, Apt. 25, Johnson City, at any time. 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.
  

Margie Marshall

MARSHALL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Margie Ruth McClain Marshall, 76, 219 North East 27th Street, Big Stone Gap, Va., who died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blevins officiating. Interment will be in the Freedom Garden, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from noon Friday until the service hour. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Marshall family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 6, 2002

Grady Campbell

   Grady Campbell, 80, 179 Bart Green Drive, Apt. 25, Johnson City, formerly of 2100 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at Lakebridge Health Care Center.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Friends may call at the residence of a daughter, Dianna Younce, 179 Bart Green Drive, Apt. 25, Johnson City, phone 262-0489.
   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

Margie Marshall

   Margie Ruth McClain Marshall, 76, 219 North East 27th Avenue, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, died Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at her residence. Mrs. Marshall was a native of Roan Mountain and was a daughter of the late Jack and Annie Wilson McClain. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Ray Marshall, September 25, 1997; by an infant daughter, Judy Mae Odom, and by one brother and three sisters. Mrs. Marshall had lived in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1953 to 1981 before returning to Carter County. She had lived in Virginia for the past six months. Mrs. Marshall operated Margie's Beauty Salon in Cleveland for several years. She was a member of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Perry Fair, Cleveland, Ohio; a son and daughter-in-law, Leon and Judy Odom, Parma, Ohio; five sisters, Dorothy Woodby, Blanche Russell and Thelma McClain, all of Johnson City; Mabel McClain, Baltimore, Maryland; and Lillian Pierce, Kingsport; one brother, Buddy McClain, Roan Mountain; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandaughter. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Joe W. Rogers

   Joe William Rogers, 62, Carmel, Indiana, died Monday, November 4, 2002, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Rogers was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Rogers. He was preceded in death by two sisters. Mr. Rogers had lived in Indiana for a number of years. He was a retired bus supervisor for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Schools, having worked there for 18 years. He was employed as a fireman with the Carmel Fire Department. He was also a former barber. Mr. Rogers was a member and past Master of the Carmel Lodge #421 and the Murat Shrine and the Scottish Rite.
   Survivors include his wife, Joyce Rogers; a daughter, Gayle Cress, Greenwood, Ind.; one son, Mark Rogers, Indianapolis, Ind.; eight sisters, Sarah Heighway, Noblesville, Ind.; Georgia Campbell, Hazel Nave, Ruby Hampton, Ruth Glover, Rebecca Buckles, Eula Pierce, and Wanda Townsend, all of Elizabethton; and four grandchildren.
  
   ROGERS -- Funeral services for Joe William Rogers, 62, Carmel, Indiana, who died Monday, November 4, 2002, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, November 8, 2002, in the Leppert & Hensley Mortuary, 900 N. Rangeline Road, Carmel, Ind. Interment will be in the Maple Lawn Cemetery, Thorntown, Ind. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 7, 2002 in the funeral home. Leppert & Hensley Mortuary, Carmel, Ind., is in charge of arrangements. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

John R. Stanbery

   John R. Stanbery, 82, 1274 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 3, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Stanbery was a native of Johnson County and the son of the late John and Etta Burton Stanbery. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Hutchins Stanbery, May 22, 1999, and by several brothers and sisters.
   Mr. Stanbery attended Borderview Christian Church and was a retired employee of General Motors. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in World War II, and was a member of Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166.
   Survivors include two daughters, Suzanne Berkley, Linville, Tenn., and Kay Kent, Pontiac, Mich.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Celia Dugger, 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
  
   STANBERY -- Funeral services for John R. Stanbery, 82, 1274 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, November 3, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Ron Marvel officiating. Music will be under the direction of Scott Reynolds and Ray Don Markland. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 7, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Military Honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Cecil Dugger, Harold Dugger, Tom Pleasant, Donald Pleasant, Steve Berkley and John Kent. 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. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Stanbery to Borderview Christian Church, 1338 Bristol Highway, 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.

November 5, 2002

Ruth Bowling

   Eva Ruth Bowling, 100, of Shady Valley, died Friday, November 1, 2002, at her daughter's residence in Johnson City.
   Mrs. Bowling was a native of Shady Valley, where she lived until coming to Johnson City six years ago. She was a daughter of the late Warren and Emma Adams Blevins and was also preceded in death by her husband, David Bowling, in 1969, three brothers, Burl Blevins, Paul Blevins and Cebert Blevins, and two sisters, Juanita Udelson and Lena Cole.
   Mrs. Bowling had taught school in the Johnson County School System and was a correspondent for the Johnson County Newspaper for 77 years. She was a member of Crandall Church of Christ in Shady Valley, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
   She was also a member of the Home Demonstration Club for 30 years, a 4-H leader for 20 years, a lifelong member of the PTA and recipient of the "Life Membership Award of the PTA."
   Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Elaine Earnest, Johnson City; a sister, Grayton Riggs, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, David Earnest, Raleigh, N.C., Michael Earnest, Milwaukee, Wis., Scott Earnest and Kent Earnest, both of Pasco, Wash.; and four great-grandchildren, Jonathan Earnest and Avery Earnest, both of Raleigh, N.C., Emily Earnest and Benjamin Earnest, both of Milwaukee, Wis. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BOWLING -- Funeral services for Eva Ruth Bowling, 100, of Shady Valley, who died Friday, November 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Tim Hall, minister, and Mr. Jim Hutchinson officiating. Committal services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, in the Blevins Cemetery, Shady Valley. Those attending the service are invited to meet at the cemetery. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorials to the Shady Valley Elementary School Library, c/o Mr. Richard Blevins, Principal, 423 Highway 133, Shady Valley, TN 37688. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City.

Della Jones

   Della Jones, 93, died Friday, November 1, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Ms. Jones was a native of North Carolina and the daughter of the late Minnie Jones.
   Ms. Jones was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include several cousins including Mr. and Mrs. Casey Jones, Erwin.
   Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Avenue, Erwin, (423) 743-9187, is in charge of arrangements. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Valley
  
   JONES -- Funeral services for Della Jones, 93, who died Friday, November 1, 2002, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home with the Rev. Harold Lewis officiating. Pallbearers will be associates of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until the service time Tuesday at the funeral home. Graveside services and interment will be held in the Patty Edwards Cemetery, Coffee Ridge community, following the chapel service. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed via condolences@valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Della Jones through Valley Funeral Home, Erwin.

Helen R. Julian

   Helen Ruth Julian, 72, 144 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, died Monday, November 4, 2002, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Julian was a native of Church Hill and a daughter of the late William and Lillian Huddle. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
   Mrs. Julian was a member of Hampton First Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, Howard H. Julian, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna S. and Albert Proffitt, Hampton, and Teresa and Lester Wilson, Elizabethton; two sisters, Maxie Powers, Kingsport, and Ann Bowers, of California; a granddaughter, Traci Proffitt, Hampton; and a grandson, Brandon Wilson, Elizabethton. Several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law 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
  
   JULIAN -- Funeral services for Helen Ruth Julian, 72, 144 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, who went to be with the Lord, Monday, November 4, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. James Archer, the Rev. Mike Hyder and the Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Music will be provided by Cathy Hyder, pianist, and Arlane Archer, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Dan Akers, Albert Deloach, A.C. Burgess, Mike Nash, Dayton Harrell, Norman Julian and Jerry Young. Honorary pallbearers will be Pat Powers, Jim Thomas, Mitchell Smith, Sam Powers, Larry Huddle, the Joybell Class of Hampton First Baptist Church and friends of Hampton First Baptist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home or other times at the residence. Survivors also include a Daughter in Love, Cathy Deal, Hampton. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Troy J. Lambert

   Troy J. Lambert, 73, 1323 Poga Road, Butler, died Sunday, November 3, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Lambert was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Arthur Isaac and Ethel Dugger Lambert. He was also preceded in death by six brothers, Scott Lambert, Fred Lambert, Roscoe Lambert, Edward "Booge" Lambert, Roy Lambert and Dewey Lambert; a sister, Ethel Clawson; an infant sister, Mary Lambert; and a granddaughter, Kimberly Ruth Greene Oliver.
   Mr. Lambert was the former owner and operator of L & S Produce, Boone, N.C., and Linville, N.C. He was a member of Piney Grove Church of Christ.
   Survivors include his wife, Arbeulah M. Trivette Lambert, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jackie and Ben Greene, Flat Springs, N.C., and Velma and George Bunton, Butler; two sons and daughters-in-law, T.J. and Susie Lambert, Boone, N.C., and Billy Joe and Lorie Lambert, Butler; a brother, Floyd Lambert, Valley Forge; a sister, Ruby Gavin, Granite Falls, N.C.; 11 grandchildren, two of whom are adopted sons, Brandon Lambert, Avery County, N.C., and Kenny Lambert, of the home; 10 great-grandchildren; two aunts, Rana Trivette, Butler, and Flossie Baird, Elizabethton; and two special friends, Norman and Ruth Simerly, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick
  
   LAMBERT -- Funeral services for Troy J. Lambert, 73, 1323 Poga Road, Butler, who died Sunday, November 3, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at Piney Grove Church of Christ with Mr. Dean Estep, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Piney Grove Church of Christ Singers. Graveside services and interment will follow the service in the Lambert Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be L.D. Clawson, Carol Clawson, Josh Bunton, T.J. Lambert, Billy Joe Lambert, Ernest Trivette, John Lee Lambert, Fred Lambert and Gary Guy. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Fawwaz Hamati, Dean Estep, Dr. J.B. Mehta, the Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, Dr. Wesley Hanson and Staff, Bobby Trivette, John Henson, Roy Smith, Henry Ward and Rod Williams. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, or at the residence at any time. Words of sympathy to the family may be sent via e-mail address condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

John R. Stanbery

   John R. Stanbery, 82, 1274 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 3, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick

Thelma E. Tanner

  
Mrs. Thelma Earlene Tanner, 81, 315 Hardin Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 3, 2002 in Sycamore Shoals hospital. A native of Honaker, Va., she was a daughter of the late Giles and Lilly Pearl Miller Perkins. She had lived in Elizabethton since 1950. Mrs. Tanner was a member of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Eugene Tanner, on August 30, 1987. She was a retired restaurant employee.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma and Mike Harper, and Betty and Jim Vaught, all of Huntington, W. Va.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Billy and Judy Smith, of Wise, Va.; Bobby and Angie Tanner, and Danny R. Tanner, all of Elizabethton; two sisters, Helen Keener, of Hampton, Va., and Frances Echols, of Phoenix, Az.; five brothers, N.R. Perkins, Tommy Perkins, and Ronnie Ray, all of Hampton, Va.; Edsel Perkins and Jim Perkins, both of Elizabethton; 13 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   TANNER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Thelma Earlene Tanner, 81, 315 Hardin Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, November 3, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2002 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh and Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2002 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. The New Liberty Church choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2002, will be: Michael Tanner Billy Smith, Bobby Shelton, Gary Shelton, Roy Shelton, Mack Smith, John Frazier, and Robert Grindstaff. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2002 in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2002 to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Tanner family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 4, 2002

Troy J. Lambert

  
Troy Jackson Lambert, 73, 1323 Poga Road, Butler, died Sunday, November 3, 2002 in the Johnson City Medical Center hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.Funeral-Plans.com/Tetrick.

November 3, 2002

Ray Harrell

   Ray Harrell, 89, of Hampton, died Friday, November 1, 2002, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a short illness.
   Mr. Harrell was a native of Unicoi and a son of the late Samuel and Dora Dailey Harrell. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nell Taylor Harrell, in 1981.
   Mr. Harrell had worked at Beaunit Fibers for 20 years, had been a welder in the ship yards in Newport News, Va., had driven a truck for the Carter County Highway Department and was a farmer. He was a member of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F&AM and a member of Rittertown Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Billy R. and Kathy Harrell, Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Kate Leonard, Morristown, and Louise McCurry, Unicoi; a grandson, Keith Ray Harrell, and a great-grandson, Connor Ray Harrell, both of Fayetteville, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.Funeral-Plans.com/Hathaway-Percy
  
   HARRELL -- Funeral services for Ray Harrell, 89, of Hampton, who died Friday, November 1, 2002, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, November 3, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Tommy Haynes officiating. A Masonic Service conducted by Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 will follow the funeral service. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, November 4, in the Whitehead Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be members of Hampton Masonic Lodge #750. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Hodge, Ernie Norris and Lawrence Whitehead. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 until 8 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at condolences@hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

James R. Watts

  
Mr. James Robert "J.R." Watts, 61, 10004 Moore Drive, Manassas, Va., formerly of Elizabethton, died Friday, November 1, 2002 in the Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va. He was a native of Johnson County and was the son of the late James Paul and Susie Fugate Watts. He was employed as a meat cutter for A.M. Briggs Wholesale Meat Packing Co. in Washington, D.C..
   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marian Pleskovic Watts, of the home; three daughters, Christine Watts, and Elizabeth Felton, both of Manassas Park, Va., and Jane Marie Lentz, of Fairfax, Va.; four sons, Jerry Watts and Timothy Watts, both of the home; Jimmy Watts, of Fairfax, Va., and Jeff Watts of Florida; two sisters, Carolyn Honeycutt, of Elizabethton; Sabilla Williams, of Temperanceville, Va.; three brothers, Richard Watts, of Layton, Utah; Lonnie David Watts, of Piney Flats, and Sam Watts, of Elizabethton, and three grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 North Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WATTS -- Graveside services for Mr. James Robert "J.R." Watts, 61, 10004 Moore Drive, Manassas, Va., formerly of Elizabethton, who died Friday, November 1, 2002, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2002 at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Butler, with his brother, Lonnie David Watts, officiating. Interment will follow. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2002 in the Garden Room of Tetrick Funeral Home, or you may call at the home of a sister, Carolyn Honeycutt, 904 Nave Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 2 p.m. Monday, November 4, 2002, to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address, condolences@tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

November 1, 2002

Harold W. Gentry

  
Dr. Harold W. (Jack) Gentry, 77, died Wednesday, October 30, 2002. A native of Mountain City, TN, he was the son of the late Robert Stacy and Mina Ruth Cress Gentry. He was a graduate of Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C. He received his Bachelor's and Master's of Education at Appalachian State University and his Doctorate of Education from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gentry was a retired Associate Dean for the University of Georgia College of Education.
   Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Gentry; a sister, Lorraine Curt, of Mountain City; a brother, Frank R. Gentry, of Chipley, Fla; a sister-in-law, Carmen Guy, of Concord, N.C.; a niece, Sharon Taylor; a great niece, Susan Taylor, and two other nieces. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
  
   GENTRY -- Funeral services for Dr. Harold W. (Jack) Gentry, 77, who died Wednesday, October 30, 2002, will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2002 at 2 p.m. at Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel, Mountain City. Interment will be held in Sunset Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home on Sunday, November 3, 2002 from 1 until 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Research, 1841 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329. Hux-Lipford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

McDonald Reece

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.

Lillian M. Winters

   Lillian M. Winters, 80, 406 S. Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 31, 2002, at her residence following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Winters was a native of Memphis and the daughter of the late Lonnie E. and Bernice Evelyn Blevins Miller. She was also preceded in death by her husband, L.E. Winters, a daughter, Sarah Nell Hoss, a grandson, Timothy Miles Hoss, and two brothers, Roy E. Miller and W.H. Miller.
   Mrs. Winters was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, Elizabethton. She was a retired employee of Mor-Flo and a charter member and past president of the United Steelworkers Union of America, Union Local 7739.
   Mrs. Winters was past president and treasurer of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post #2166. She was an executive member of the Carter County Democratic Party and was also past president of the Carter County Democratic Women.
   Survivors include two sons, Lewis Winters, of the home, and Roger Winters, Spring City; two grandsons, Robert F. Hoss III, Elizabethton, and Matthew Winters, Spring City; a granddaughter, Jennifer Winters, Spring City; a great-granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Hoss, Elizabethton; three sisters, Mary Hackney and Margaret Vance, both of Barrett, W.Va., and Wanda Staley, Mt. Sterling, Ky.; and a brother, Walter Miller, Logan, W.Va. Several nieces and nephews and a host of 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
  
   WINTERS -- Funeral services for Lillian M. Winters, 80, 406 S. Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, October 31, 2002, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Music will be under the direction of James and Candance Vance, soloist, Mary Frame, pianist, and her grandson Robert Hoss III, bagpiper. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Rayburn Wallace. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to your local Hospice. 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.