March 14, 2003

Beulah C. Buckles

   Mrs. Beulah (Mamaw) Carr Buckles, 79, 701 First Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Buckles was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Canie and Rena Shipley Carr. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ted S. Buckles, June 24, 1982, and by two brothers and three sisters.
   Mrs. Buckles was a retired employee of Bemberg Corporation and a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Gloria Hardin, Elizabethton; a granddaughter, Cheryl Hardin, Elizabethton; seven sisters, Wanda Minton, Zula Carter, Ollie Bradley, Ann Dula, Evelyn McDuffie and Gladys Ward, all of Elizabethton, and Lucille Brooks, Bristol; a brother, J.C. Carr, Bluff City; several nieces and nephews; a special friend, Susie Stansbrry; and a special little friend, Taylor Vanover.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Beulah (Mamaw) Carr Buckles, 79, 701 First Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, March 13, 2003, will be conducted at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday, will be Ted Carter, Mike Carter, Randy Bradley, Sandy Bradley, Jerry Bradley and Tim Carr. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Dr. Robert Taylor, Clarence Perry, Judge Lynn Brown and Jacob Mascioli. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Buckles Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle A. Edwards

   Mrs. Myrtle Ann Edwards, 87, 529 Tenth Street, Erwin, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Edwards was a native of Heaton, N.C., and a daughter of the late Loranza Ellis and Florence Whitehead King. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Shutak and Della Hughes.
   Mrs. Edwards was formerly employed as a Medical Technologist with Unicoi County Memorial Hospital and hospitals in Georgia and Florida. She was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Jeannette Daye and Larry Steven McCarty, Knoxville; a brother, John Frank King, Elizabethton; three sisters, Iva Shell, Elizabethton, Stella Cook, Avery County, N.C., and Viola Baker, Shell Creek; and four grandchildren and spouses, Timothy Lee and Dorie White, Chesapeake, Va., Daniel Allan and Jill White, Erwin, Anthony Curtis and Jennifer White, Johnson City, and Angelia Jeannette and Ralph John Dittmeier, San Antonio, Texas. Fifteen great-grandchildren also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
   Erwin Memorial Funeral Home, 1015 N. Main Avenue, Erwin, (423) 743-1390, is in charge.

Dayton O. Greene

   Dayton O. Greene, 82, 183 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
   Mr. Greene was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late James and Nola Cook Greene and was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
   Mr. Greene was a member of Crabtree Free Will Baptist Church and was a retired farmer.
   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Miller Greene, of the home; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Charlotte and James Heaton, Elizabethton, Shirley Cornett, Nola and Mitchell Honeycutt and Lola Glenn, all of Hampton; a son-in-law, Dean Markland, Hampton; a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph and Rosella Greene, Roan Mountain; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; five sisters, Hazel Chambers, Roan Mountain, Lucy Guinn, Elizabethton, Ruth Webb, Piney Flats, Mary Lou McKinney, Newland, N.C., and Norma Jean Arnett, Roan Mountain; and six brothers, Emmett Greene, Elizabethton, Junior Greene, Van Buren, Ind., Stewart Greene, Flint, Mich., Harold Greene, Newland, N.C., Dick Greene and Jake Greene, both of Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   GREENE -- Funeral services for Dayton O. Greene, 82, 183 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain, who died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Carver and the Rev. Ronnie Peterson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Crabtree Free Will Baptist Church Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Cook Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be selected from his grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Townson, friends and neighbors and members of Crabtree Free Will Baptist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 183 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

James E. Horney

   NEWLAND, N.C. -- James Eric Horney, 30, of Horney Creek Road, Banner Elk, died Monday, March 10, 2003.
   Mr. Horney was a native of Banner Elk and a son of Howard "Bo" Horney and the late Margaret Anne Brown Horney.
   Mr. Horney was a member of Elk Valley Baptist Church and worked for a cleaning service on Beech Mountain.
   Survivors, in addition to his father, include two half sisters, Pamela Williams, Granite Falls, and Lisa Triantrafillou, Durham.
   Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, in the Elk Valley Cemetery with the Rev. Billy McGuire officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.reinssturdivantfuneralhome.com
   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, (828) 733-2121, is serving the Buchanan family.

Bobby J. Mashburn

   Bobby Jean Mashburn, 71, 517 Ravenwood Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, March 13, 2003, after a long illness at James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
   Mr. Mashburn was a native of Erwin and had lived in Johnson City for 35 years. He was a son of the late Alvin and Rita Garland Mashburn and was also preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Jo Bradley Mashburn, in 1995; a daughter, Kathy Mashburn, and a brother, J.L. Mashburn.
   Mr. Mashburn was a veteran of both Korea and Vietnam, having served in the United States Marine Corps for 21 years as a First Sergeant. He was awarded the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry and six Good Conduct Medals.
   Mr. Mashburn retired after 20 years of service at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the supply department. He was a member of Ninth Street Baptist Church in Erwin and was also a member of the Johnson City Masonic Lodge #486, was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of the Jericho Shrine Legion of Honor.
   Survivors include two sons, Keith Mashburn, Elizabethton, and Kevin Mashburn, Jonesborough; a sister, Patti Callahan, Erwin; two grandchildren, Kyle and Kelli Mashburn; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Susie McLeod, Elizabethton.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MASHBURN -- Funeral services for Bobby Jean Mashburn, 71, 517 Ravenwood Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, March 13, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 15, in the South Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home with Pastor Chris Ward officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until the time of service at 8 p.m. There will be a committal service at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 16, at Evergreen Cemetery in Erwin. The family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Sunday for a procession to the cemetery. The U.S. Marine Corps will serve as pallbearers and also provide the Honor Guard and Sentries at the visitation. Honorary pallbearers will be Roland Mashburn, Harold "Buck" Foster, Gerald Powers, LeRoy Callahan, Bill Walsh and Randy Griffin. Memorials may be made in the form of contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Farris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

March 13, 2003

Bill Arwood

   Bill Arwood, 78, 110 Doe Lane, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at his residence.
   Mr. Arwood was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Rollins and Blanche Hughes Arwood. He was also preceded in death by three wives, Maxie Freeman Arwood, Marie Miller Arwood and Zona Gaynell Lambert Arwood, a son, Don Arwood, and a brother, James Arwood.
   Mr. Arwood was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and Summers-Taylor, Inc. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, serving in the Philippine Islands, and was the recipient of three Bronze Stars. He was a member of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law, Terri and Rocky Hughes, Peggy McMahan and Angie and James Tribble, all of Elizabethton, and Jeanette and Roy Street, Roan Mountain; a sister, Gladys Street, Roan Mountain; a brother and sister-in-law, Luther and Geraldine Arwood, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Cody Street, Josh Hughes, Lori Osborne and Scotty Arwood; two great-grandchildren, Jonathan Osborne and Faith Osborne; and a nephew, Steve Arwood.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ARWOOD -- Funeral services for Bill Arwood, 78, 110 Doe Lane, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Richard Blevins officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 14, in the Arwood Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Blevins and the Rev. Kurt Styron officiating. Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be Lawrence Street, James Tribble, Roy Street, Cody Street, Rocky Hughes, Dillard Street, H.B. Richardson, Danny Hughes and Scotty Arwood. Honorary pallbearers will be J.C. Putman, Spence Stockton, Steve Arwood, Thomas Osborne, Eugene Gouge and the men of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church. The family would like to express a special "Thank You" to Adventa Hospice. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Arwood Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Daniel Campbell

   Joseph Daniel "Frog" Campbell, 19, 166 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 8, 2003.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and the son of Sherry Bowers Campbell, Elizabethton, and Joe Campbell, Elizabethton.
   Mr. Campbell was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church and a former employee of Simpson Construction. He was a 2001 graduate of Unaka High School, where he was a member of the Unaka High School Football Team for four years.
   He was preceded in death by two very special friends, Matt Bullard and Brandon Asher.
   Survivors, in addition to his father and mother, include a brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Rachel Taylor, Elizabethton; a sister, Jaclyn DeAnn Campbell, Elizabethton; his paternal grandparents, E.C. and Nell Campbell, Elizabethton; his maternal grandparents, Floyd and Barbara Bowers, Elizabethton; a nephew, Christopher Beach, Elizabethton; a niece, Makayla Belle Taylor, Elizabethton; one aunt and spouse, Julia and Myron Yankee; and two uncles and spouse, Richard and Pam Campbell and Ed Campbell, all of Elizabethton. Numerous cousins also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Joseph Daniel "Frog" Campbell, 19, 166 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 8, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 13, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jamie Ferguson, Mr. Craig Thomas and the Rev. Bryan Smith officiating. Music will be under the direction of Patty Hodge, soloist, Link Nidiffer, soloist, and Sue Bowers, organist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 14, at Shoun Cemetery, Stoney Creek Community. Active pallbearers will be Brandon Blevins, Justin Bowling, Chris Potter, Matthew Taylor, Dwayne Oliver, Matt Caldwell, Ben Ensor and Matt Otis. Honorary pallbearers will be Members of the Unaka High School Football Team from 1999-2001, Members of the Unaka High School Cheerleading Squad from 1999-2001, Unaka High School Graduates of 2001, Staff and Faculty of Unaka Elementary School and Unaka High School, Employees of Simpson Construction Company, Employees of Elizabethton Electric System, Staff and Employees of Elizabethton Golf Course, Dustin and Davey Collins, Chris Heiman, Brannon Britt, Joey Parlier, Ernie Campbell, Jim Brown, Henry and Cynthia Ensor, Jennifer Whitehead, Coach Mickey Taylor, Coach Mike Ensor, Coach James Clyde Lyons, Carol and Nancy Grindstaff, David and Dana Grindstaff, Ray Whitehead, Donald Whitehead, Jar Fly Dugger, Jeremy Grindstaff, Kyler Wilson, Brandon Carrier, John Street, Missy Wray, Cobby and Patty Ensor, Charles and Denise Ensor, Jordan Ensor, Jackson Love, Louie Hopkins, Travis Hopkins, Shaun Isaacs, Troy Whitehead, Jeff Montgomery, Justin Irick, Herb Hampton, Kevin Hampton and Mohammed Juduah. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10 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, 166 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, or at the home of his brother, Tony Taylor, 223 Bulldog Hollow Road, Elizabethton, any time. Daniel was a #1 Fan of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Beulah A. Henry

   Beulah A. Henry, 66, 3802 Klondike Lane, Louisville, Ky., formerly of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Klondike Manor Health Care Center, Louisville, following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Henry was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Finley and Minnie Lipps Estep. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Keith Henry, August 17, 1975.
   Mrs. Henry was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and was a retired branch manager of Watauga Valley Bank.
   Survivors include a daughter, Sabrina Light, Louisville, Ky.; two grandchildren, Jordan Light and Morgan Light, both of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Christine White and Joann Ritchie, both of Elizabethton; and a niece, Ladonnia White, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   HENRY -- The committal and entombment service for Beulah A. Henry, 66, 3802 Klondike Lane, Louisville, Ky., formerly of Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Steve Witt officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who plan to attend the committal and entombment service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12 noon Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen M. Moran

   AKRON, Ohio -- Helen Marie Moran, 75, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at Meadowview Care Center, Seville, after an extended illness.
   Mrs. Moran was a native of Roan Mountain, Tenn., and the daughter of the late Lawrence and Rose Lee Miller. She was a resident of the Roan Mountain area for 30 years and was a founding member of Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward "Bud" Miller.
   Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Fay J. Moran, Wadworth; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Michael May, Elizabethton, Tenn.; a son and daughter-in-law, John S. and Cheri Moran, Kingsport, Tenn.; and grandchildren, David Wayn, Sarah Elizabeth Marie and Nora Beth.
   Private memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Menwa Apts., Wadworth, Ohio. Friends may contact the family at (423) 543-1833 or 349-5181. All services are under the direction of Newcomer-Farley Funeral Home, Akron, Ohio (330) 784-3334.

Clarence B. Oaks

   Clarence Boone Oaks, 86, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Oaks was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John and Bessie Whittington Oaks. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Louise Lindsey; three sons, John Oaks, Mack Oaks and Clarence Junior Oaks; three sisters, Myrtle Hanna, Stella Bryant and Frankie Paregoric; and three brothers, Wheeler Oaks, Earnest Oaks and Champ Oaks.
   Mr. Oaks was a member of Taylor's Chapel Church of Christ. He was a retired employee of the Veterans Administration, Mountain Home, TN and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Edna Oaks, of the home; six daughters, Wilma O'Connor, Whiting, Ind., Carolyn Quesada, Mesa, Ariz., Valorie Duke, Griffith, Ind., Elizabeth Koon, Little Mountain, S.C., Jeanette Penix, Piney Flats, and Gail Westberry, Jesup, Ga.; and two sons, Gregory Oaks, Roan Mountain, and Jerry Oaks, Waxhaw, N.C. Thirty-two grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   OAKS -- Funeral services for Clarence Boone Oaks, 86, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with Pastor Richard Bawgus and the Rev. Brian Shell officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service in Taylor's Chapel Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Mack Allen Oaks, Mark Campbell, Tommy Shell, Allen Koon, Billy Duke, Matthew Shell, Jeffery Duke and Daniel Shell. Honorary pallbearers will be Carver Elijah Koon, Clint Shell, Scotty Shell, Jonathan Shell, Timothy Duke, Johnny Oaks, Mack Oaks, Michael Oaks, Jarrett Oaks, Branden Oaks and Anthony Oaks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Laura G. Scott

   Mrs. Laura Grace Williams Scott, 81, 151 Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Scott was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Grant and Lula Casey Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Eugene Scott, two brothers, Kenneth Williams and R.G. Williams, and a grandson, Anthony Haire.
   Mrs. Scott was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a cook at the former Bus Station. She was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Bobby Rambo, Elizabethton, and Judy and Kenny Vines, Raleigh, N.C.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gene and Eleanor Prophett, Torrance, Calif., and Glen Scott, Elizabethton; a sister, Callie Deloach, Elizabethton; a brother, Jim Williams, Elizabethton; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and three special friends, Connie Scott Blevins, Raymond Glover and Randy Lovelace.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SCOTT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Laura Grace Williams Scott, 81, 151 Russell Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. H. Clay Bailey, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by Benny and Sharon Johnson. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, in the Chambers Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be Micky Rambo, Mike Rambo, Daniel Scott, Matt Scott, Chad Rambo, David Vines and Joseph Lauria. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Eugene Galloway, Dr. Shubert, Dr. Lloyd, Harold Jenkins and the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Scott Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

William E. Slemp

   William Ellis Slemp, 62, 119 Jewell Street, Johnson City, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, at his residence.
   Mr. Slemp was a native of Tennessee and had lived in Johnson City all his life. He was a son of Virginia Ellis Slemp, Johnson City, and the late William H. Slemp.
   Mr. Slemp was a retired engineer with CSX Railroad and was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church. He was a member of Watauga Masonic Lodge #622, Scottish Rite, and the Jericho Shrine Temple.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Mary Slemp; five daughters, Vickie Slemp and Shanna Slemp, both of Johnson City, Regeni Rodriguez, Gray, Rebecca Finley, Rogersville, and Angela Runion, Johnson City; and two sisters, Mary Walker, Lexington Park, Md., and Helen Jones, Johnson City. Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   SLEMP -- Funeral services for William Ellis Slemp, 62, 119 Jewell Street, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with the Rev. John Perkins and the Rev. Frank Proffitt officiating. Graveside Masonic services, conducted by the Watauga Lodge #622, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Friends are asked to meet the family at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tom Gardner, James Mann, Andy Grindstaff, Millard Garland, Phil Mashburn and Gary Millhorn. Honorary pallbearers will be Josh Lewis, Jeffery Bell, Jordan Lewis and Shane Bell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Johnson City.

Kate Vanhuss

  
Miss Kate Vanhuss, 90, 301 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas S. and Edith Blevins Vanhuss. She was also preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.
   Miss Vanhuss was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
   Survivors include 10 nephews, Gerald Peters, Melvin Buckles, Houston Wilson, Tyler Wilson and Bill Wilson, all of Elizabethton, Brady Vanhuss and Dale Vanhuss, both of Georgia, Estel Vanhuss of Florida, Sherrill Vanhuss of Virginia, and Fornie Vanhuss of North Carolina; four nieces, Pauline Ensor and Shirley Waters, both of Elizabethton, Trula Frost, Nashville, and Audrey Hall of North Carolina; and special friends, Tom and Marie Oxendine.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   VANHUSS -- Graveside services for Miss Kate Vanhuss, 90, 301 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 12, 2003, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 14, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Bobby Stout and the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be Steve Buckles, Gerald Peters, Brady Vanhuss, Houston Wilson, Tyler Wilson and Fornie Vanhuss. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and the third floor nursing staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Vanhuss family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 12, 2003

Bill Arrwood

  
Bill Arrwood, 110 Doe Lane, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Clarence B. Oaks

   Clarence Boone Oaks, 86, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
   Mr. Oaks was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John and Bessie Whittington Oaks. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Louise Lindsey, and three brothers, John Oaks, Mack Oaks and Clarence Junior Oaks.
   Mr. Oaks was a member of Taylor's Chapel Church of Christ. He was a retired employee of the Veterans Administration, Mountain Home, TN and was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Edna Oaks, of the home; six daughters, Wilma O'Connor, Whiting, Ind., Carolyn Quesada, Mesa, Ariz., Valorie Duke, Griffith, Ind., Elizabeth Koon, Little Mountain, S.C., Jeanette Penix, Piney Flats, and Gail Westberry, Jesup, Ga.; and two brothers, Gregory Oaks, Roan Mountain, and Jerry Oaks, Waxhaw, N.C. Thirty-two grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   OAKS -- Funeral services for Clarence Boone Oaks, 86, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, March 11, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 14, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with Pastor Richard Bawgus and the Rev. Brian Shell officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service in Taylor's Chapel Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Military honors will be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post 2166. Active pallbearers will be Mack Allen Oaks, Mark Campbell, Tommy Shell, Allen Koon, Billy Duke, Matthew Shell, Jeffery Duke and Daniel Shell. Honorary pallbearers will be Carver Elijah Koon, Clint Shell, Scotty Shell, Jonathan Shell, Timothy Duke, Johnny Oaks, Mack Oaks, Michael Oaks, Jarrett Oaks, Brandon Oaks and Anthony Oaks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 449 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

March 11, 2003

Joseph D. Campbell

  
Joseph Daniel "Frog" Campbell, 19, 166 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 8, 2003.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of Joe Campbell, Elizabethton, and Sherry Bowers Campbell, Elizabethton. Friends may call at the residence, 166 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, or at the home of his brother, Tony Taylor, 223 Bulldog Hollow Road, Elizabethton, at any time.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret S. Hewlett

   CHATTANOOGA -- Margaret Smith Hewlett, 60, of Signal Mountain, died Thursday, March 6, 2003, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.
   Mrs. Hewlett was a native of Hampton and had lived in Kingston for 19 years before moving to Signal Mountain in 1987. She is the daughter of Rubye Smith and the late "Pearl" Smith.
   Mrs. Hewlett was a graduate of Hampton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. She was employed by the Roane County School System and the Chattanooga City School System.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband of 40 years, Curtiss B. Hewlett; a daughter, Jeneé Hewlett Peters, Johnson City; a son, Gregory Hewlett, Chattanooga; a son-in-law, Kevin Peters; two grandsons, Zach and Mitch Peters; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Sam and Ann Smith and Eddie and Donna Smith; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Amy Hewlett and Les and Diane Hewlett. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
   Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, (423) 894-2010, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HEWLETT -- Funeral services for Margaret Smith Hewlett, 60, of Signal Mountain, who passed away Thursday, March 6, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Kevin Peters, Steve Smith, Gerald Smith, Les Hewlett, Robert Hewlett and Eddie Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Signal Mountain Lions Club. Local visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Heritage Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton. Heritage Funeral Home, Chattanooga, is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy M. Holden

   Mrs. Lucy M. Holden, 85, 14380 Pine Lane, Woodbridge, Va., formerly of 343 Greenlee Road, Johnson City, died Friday, March 7, 2003, in Woodbridge, Va., following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. Holden was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Cad and Edna Cox Snodgrass. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Guy Holden, in 1963, two brothers, Oscar Snodgrass and Clarence Snodgrass, and two sisters, Bess Williams and Pearl Harkelroad.
   Mrs. Holden was a former LPN at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital and had done private duty nursing for several years. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son, Phillip Kyle Holden, Woodbridge, Va.; eight grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.hathawaypercy.com
  
   HOLDEN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy M. Holden, 85, 14380 Pine Lane, Woodbridge, Va., formerly of 343 Greenlee Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, March 7, 2003, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. C.W. Snodgrass officiating. Music will be under the direction of Sonny Gouge. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Blain W. Orten

   Blain Willard Orten, 82, 310 Dyer Street, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
   Mr. Orten was a native of the Embreeville Community of Washington County and a lifelong resident of the county. He was a son of the late Alvin and Lula Fletcher Orten and was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie Stover Orten, a son, two sisters and three brothers.
   Mr. Orten was a longtime employee of the Johnson City Water Department. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two sons, Kyle Orten, Asheville, N.C., and Larry Orten, Sandy Hook, Conn.; two brothers, Henry Orten, Johnson City, and Thomas Orten, of Kentucky; and two sisters, Bonnie Bishop, Johnson City, and Mary Hammitt, Sandy Hook, Conn. Three grandchildren also survive.
   Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ORTEN -- Funeral services for Blain Willard Orten, 82, 310 Dyer Street, Johnson City, who died Sunday, March 9, 2003, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the West Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff officiating. Interment will follow at Monte Vista Burial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday in the West Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home. Condolences may be made online at www.appalachianfuneralhome.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

March 10, 2003

Margaret S. Hewlett

   CHATTANOOGA -- Margaret Smith Hewlett, 60, of Signal Mountain, died Thursday, March 6, 2003, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.
Mrs. Hewlett was a native of Hampton and had lived in Kingston for 19 years before moving to Signal Mountain in 1987. She is the daughter of Rubye Smith and the late "Pearl" Smith.
   Mrs. Hewlett was a graduate of Hampton High School and attended East Tennessee State University. She was employed by the Roane County School System and the Chattanooga City School System.
   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband of 40 years, Curtiss B. Hewlett; a daughter, Jeneé Hewlett Peters, Johnson City; a son, Gregory Hewlett, Chattanooga; a son-in-law, Kevin Peters; two grandsons, Zach and Mitch Peters; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Sam and Ann Smith and Eddie and Donna Smith; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Amy Hewlett and Les and Diane Hewlett. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
   Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, (423) 894-2010, is in charge of arrangements.

HEWLETT -- Funeral services for Margaret Smith Hewlett, 60, of Signal Mountain, who passed away Thursday, March 6, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Kevin Peters, Steve Smith, Gerald Smith, Les Hewlett, Robert Hewlett and Eddie Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Signal Mountain Lions Club. Local visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Heritage Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton. Heritage Funeral Home, Chattanooga, is in charge of arrangements.

Guan G. Miller

   Mr. Guan Glen Miller, 42, of Vilas, North Carolina, died Saturday, March 8, 2003 as a result of an accident that occurred on Beaver Dam Road in Watauga County.
   He was born on July 25, 1960, in Warren, Mich. to Mack John Miller and the late Margie Greene Miller. He was a graduate of Avery High School and served in the U.S. Army for four years as a Certified Specialist in combat arms and smalll arms and as a Defense Instructor for the 3rd Armored Division. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant.
He was a two-time Karate Federation champion. Mr. Miller was an active member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Linda Stout Miller, of the home; two sons, Ian Lee Miller and Derek Miller, both of Hampton; one stepson, Bruce Wilson and his wife, Shawnta, of Vilas, N.C.; one stepdaughter, Tonya W. Laws and husband, Rick, of Marion; his father and stepmother, Mack and Shirley Miller, of Butler; one sister, Gwendolyn Cole and husband, Danny, and one stepbrother, David Dugger, all of Hampton. He is also survived by one niece; one nephew; three step grandchildren and a number of aunts and uncles.
   Hampton Funeral Services, Inc., Boone, N.C. 28607 is in charge of arrangements.

MILLER -- Funeral services for Guan Glen Miller, 42, of Vilas, North Carolina, who died Saturday, March 8, 2003 will be conducted Monday night, March 10, 2003 at 8:30 p.m. at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel, 683 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, N.C. with Rev. Carl Johnson officiating. Burial will be held in the lower Beaver Dam Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday night from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Hampton Funeral Services, Inc., Boone, N.C. 28607 is in charge of arrangements.

March 9, 2003

Sarrah A. Banks

   Sarrah Alice Banks, 96, 122 Banks Road, Johnson City, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Banks was a native of Unicoi County and the daughter of the late James and Harriett Grindstaff Gouge. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Banks, a son, Brian Banks, a daughter, Nellie Carroll, and a granddaughter, Karen Gouge.
Mrs. Banks was a housewife and a member of Limestone Cove Christian Church.
   Survivors include four sons, Bruce Banks, Oscar Ray Banks and Roger Banks, all of Johnson City, and Glen Banks, Sarasota, Fla., and a daughter, Kathy Gouge, Johnson City. Twenty-two grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren also survive.
Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

BANKS -- Funeral services for Sarrah Alice Banks, 96, 122 Banks Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, March 7, 2003, were conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8, in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with the Revs. Jerry Cornett and Joe Manis and George Ellis officiating. Graveside committal services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 9, in Swingle Cemetery, Unicoi. Those attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery by 1:50 p.m. The grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made at www.appalachianfuneralhome.com. Appalachian Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Leslie H. Cornett

   Leslie Hazel Cornett, 30, Piney Flats, Tenn., died Friday, March 7, 2003.
A Lynchburg, Va., native, Mrs. Cornett was preceded in death by her father, James Hedrick, and her step-father, Robert Pape.
   Mrs. Cornett was employed y Blue Ridge Medical Associates. She was a member of Unaka Baptist Church.
   Survivors include her sons, Austin Cornett and Adam Cornett, of the home; her mother, Loretta C. Pape, Blountville; her brother, Chris Pape, Blountville; and two half-sisters, Jessica Hedrick and Meghan Hedrick, both of Lynchburg.
   Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, Bristol, 423-764-7123, is in charge of the arrangements.

CORNETT -- Funeral services for Leslie H.Cornett, 30, Piney Flats, who passed away Friday, March 7, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in the Paul Cook Memorial Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, with the Rev. F. Walker Roberson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service and burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be sent via e-mail to condolences@oakley-cook.com. Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, Bristol, 423-764-7123, is in charge of the arrangements.

Ivan D. Dean

   Ivan David Dean, 70, 2208 Main Avenue Drive, N.W., Hickory, N.C., died Thursday, March 6, 2003,, at his residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Butler, Mr. Dean was the son of the late William Bill and Bessie Holloway Dean. He was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Morrell and a brother, Earnest Dean.
   Mr. Dean was retired from the furniture industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in Korea.
   Survivors include his wife, Fay Bowers Dean, of the home; five sons and one daughter-in-law, Joel Dean, Baltimore, Md., Kirk and Carol Dean and Norman Dean, all of Elizabethton, Craig Buchanan, Valdese, N.C., and Steve Buchanan, Hickory, N.C.; five grandchildren, Robert and Brandi Dean, Michael Gardner, James Buchanan and Brittany Buchanan; one brother, Dale Dean, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

DEAN -- Funeral services for Ivan David Dean, 70, 2208 Main Avenue Drive, N.W., Hickory, N.C., who died Thursday, March 6, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2003, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Jim Murray officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be selected from the family. Military Honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, or friends may call at the residence of a sister-in-law, Joyce Clark, 504 Lee Avenue, Elizabethton, any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

Tony R. Duncan, Sr.

   Mr. Tony R. Duncan, Sr., 63, 2523 Watauga Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.
   Mr. Duncan was a Washington County native and a lifelong resident of this area. He was a son of Oveda Blackburn Duncan, Johnson City, and the late Macil Duncan.
   He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as a first sergeant and a retired employee of Unisys Corp. and Cantech, Inc.
   Mr. Duncan was a Christian Church minister, most recently ministering at Lynnwood Christian Church, Johnson City. He had previously ministered at Lick Creek, Sims Hill, and Watauga Christian Churches. He was a member of the Johnson City Masonic Lodge #486 and all York Rite bodies.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Delores Laws Duncan; one son, Tony Duncan, Jr., Johnson City; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Mark Banks, Johnson City; two grandchildren, Hannah and Caleb Banks, Johnson City; five brothers, G.R. Duncan, Claude Duncan, and William Duncan, all of Johnson City, David Duncan, Nashville, and Tommy Duncan, Atlanta; a special sister-in-law, Mildred Cross, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews, including special nieces Tammy Harris, Johnson City , and Kathy Martin, Morristown, and special nephews Dale and Ricky Caldwell, Johnson City.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of the arrangements.

DUNCAN -- Funeral services for Mr. Tony R. Duncan, Sr., 63, 2523 Watauga Road, Johnson City, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in the Lynnwood Christian Church. Mr. Bill Manuel will officiate, assisted by Messers Henry Reynolds and Claude Duncan. The family will receive friends at the church from 5-8 p.m. Monday. The committal service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Monte Vista Burial Park. Friends are invited to meet the family at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Men of Lynnwood Christian Church will serve as active pallbearers. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Rick Harris, Dale Caldwell, Rick Caldwell, Henry Martin, William Martin, Roy Martin, Rick Caldwell, Jr., Ben Caldwell, Chuck Caldwell and the board of Lynnwood Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Delores Laws Duncan; one son, Tony Duncan, Jr., Johnson City; one daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Mark Banks, Johnson City; two grandchildren, Hannah and Caleb Banks, Johnson City; five brothers, G.R. Duncan, Claude Duncan, and William Duncan, all of Johnson City, David Duncan, Nashville, and Tommy Duncan, Atlanta; a special sister-in-law, Mildred Cross, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews, including special nieces Tammy Harris, Johnson City , and Kathy Martin, Morristown, and special nephews Dale and Ricky Caldwell, Johnson City. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be given to Lynnwood Christian Church memorial fund, 2755 Watauga Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be sent to the Duncan family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of the arrangements.

Lucy P. Hendrix

   Mrs. Lucy Peterson Hendrix, 83, 101 Grandview Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at her residence following a brief illness.
Mrs. Hendrix was a native of Yancey County, N.C., and a daughter of the late John "Biss" and Amy Wilhite Peterson. She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Herb" Hendrix in 1995; and by two brothers, Luther Peterson and Leslie Peterson.
   Mrs. Hendrix was a former employee of Dosser's and King's Department Stores. She was a member of Downtown Christian Church.
Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sylvia Clearman, Johnson City, Nancy Carol and Steve H. Lowe, Johnson City, Rita and Gerry Pickens, Nashville, Tenn.; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry W. and Elaine K. Hendrix, Johnson City; two sisters, Barbara Jane Moseley, Debary, Fla., and Geneva Ayers, Jonesborough; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.hathawaypercy.com

HENDRIX -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lucy Peterson Hendrix, 83, 101 Grandview Road, Johnson City, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2003, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with Drs. Eddie Fine and Jess Johnson, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Brent Billheimer. The committal service and entombment will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the following grandsons: Jason Andrew Lowe, the Rev. Scott Greene, Michael Christopher Pickens, James Dallas Holtsclaw, David William Pickens, William Kelly Hendrix, Michael Steve Edwards and Duane Connor. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Weathers, R.C. Bennett, Earl Gouge, Jimmy Randolph, Don Newell, Al Meade and Palmer Jones. The family will receive friends in the Sunset Chapel from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence at any time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the West Carter County Volunteer Fire Department, 1420 Milligan Highway, Johnson City, TN 37601. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday for the committal service. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family via e-mail address condolences@hathawaypercy.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.hathawaypercy.com

Lucy M. Holden

   Lucy Mae Holden, 85, formerly of Greenlee Road, Johnson City, Tenn., died Friday, March 7, 2003, a the residence of a son, Phillip Kyle Holden, Woodbridge, Va.
   Mrs. Holden will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and burial. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.hathawaypercy.com

Charlotte B. Oaks

   Charlotte B. Oaks, 49, Johnson City, died Friday, March 7, 2003, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Oaks was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (Woods) Bradshaw. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Allen Oaks, and a granddaughter, Brittany LeAnne Johnson.
   Mrs. Oaks was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
   Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Bailey, Gray, and Lori Oaks Stewart, Jonesborough; one son, Kenny Oaks, Johnson City, five grandchildren, Heather Danielle White, Gray, Bradley Allen Stewart, Kayla LeAnne Oaks, and Justin Tylor Oaks, all of Jonesborough; and Kimberlyn Maryssa Oaks, due in early April, 2003; three brothers, Joel '"'Wade'"' Bradshaw, Johnson City, David Timothy Bradshaw, Elizabethton, and Stevie Wayne Bradshaw, Bristol, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of the arrangements.

OAKS -- Funeral services for Charlotte B. Oaks, 49, Johnson City, who died Friday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. The Rev. Terry Hopson will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the Washington County Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12-1 p.m. Monday. Serving as pallbearers will be family members. Ms. Oaks was a daughter of the late Arthur and Margaret (Woods) Bradshaw and was also preceded in death by a son, Ricky Allen Oaks, and a granddaughter, Brittany LeAnne Johnson. Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Bailey, Gray, and Lori Oaks Stewart, Jonesborough; one son, Kenny Oaks, Johnson City, five grandchildren, Heather Danielle White, Gray, Bradley Allen Stewart, Kayla LeAnne Oaks, and Justin Tylor Oaks, all of Jonesborough; and Kimberlyn Maryssa Oaks, due in early April, 2003 three brothers, Joel '"'Wade'"' Bradshaw, Johnson City, David Timothy Bradshaw, Elizabethton, and Stevie Wayne Bradshaw, Bristol, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be sent to the Oaks family via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 282-1521, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of the arrangements.

Hazel E. Smith

   Hazel Edna Smith, 88, Curtis Creek Road, Elk Park, N.C., died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in a Banner Elk nursing facility.
   Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late David and Mary Grogan Bailiff.
Mrs. Smith was a nursing assistant at Cannon Hospital for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Elk Valley Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Branch, Boone, sons David Smith, Elk Park, Danny Smith, Morganton, Michael Smith, Elk Park, and J. Harold Smith, Elizabethton, Tenn., one sister, Maude Horney, Wytheville, Va., seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., 828-733-2121, is in charge of the arrangements.

SMITH -- Funeral services for Hazel Edna Smith, 88, Curtis Creek Road, Elk Park, N.C., who died Saturday, March 8, 2003, will be conducted at 7 p.m., Sunday, March 9, from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, with the Revs. Jim Greene and Bob Schultz officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Heaton Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Sunday. Memorials may be made to the patient fund at Life Care Center of Banner Elk. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.reinssturdivantfuneralhome.com. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., 828-733-2121, is in charge of the arrangements.

Doris M.S. Stocton

   Mrs. Doris M. Street Stocton, 82, 870 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, died Friday, March 7, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Stocton was a Carter County native and a daughter of the late Bill and Betty Forbes Street. Mrs. Stocton was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Paul Stocton, who died in March 2002; by one sister, Vista "Pete" Warren; two brothers, John L. Street and Harold Dean Street; one grandson, Robert Stocton; and a son-in-law, Max Shook.
Mrs. Stocton was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church, Elizabethton.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Albert and Elizabeth Stocton, Concord, N.C., and Eddie and Terry Stocton, Johnson City; two daughters and one son-in-law, JoAnn and Ben McKinney, Elizabethton, and Betty Shook, Hickory, N.C.; one brother, Richard Street, Gray; five grandchildren, Cindy Cline, Melissa Davis, Jeff Stocton, Chris McKinney and Shane Stocton; four great-grandchildren, Stacy Stocton, Jessica Cline, Shelby Stocton and Grayson Stocton; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

STOCTON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Doris M. Street Stocton, 82, 870 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, who went to be with her Lord, March 7, 2003, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Revs. Howard Messer and Mark Street officiating. Entombment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Jeff Stocton and Melissa Davis will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family and the staff and residents of the Center on Aging and Health, Erwin, Tenn. The family will receive friends from 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Stocton family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Lorraine P. Taylor

   Mrs. Lorraine P. Taylor, 80, Pine Ridge Care Center and formerly of 189 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Taylor was a native of Carter County and was the daughter of the late John T. and Julia Taylor Proffitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady W. Taylor on June 8, 2002.
   Mrs. Taylor was a homemaker and a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Inez and Gene Hampton, Stafford, Va., and Angela and Terry Wilson, Johnson City, Tenn.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Benny and Betty Taylor, Bluff City, and Gaylon and Susan Taylor, Laurel Bloomery, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, three sisters, Izetta Proffitt, Hildred Robinson and Barbara Bowers, all of Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lorraine P. Taylor, 80, Pine Ridge Care Center and formerly of 189 Sunrise Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 8, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2003, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Estep and Richard Bowers officiating. Music will be under the direction of Christina Lewis. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen May and the nursing staff of Pine Ridge Care Center. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

March 7, 2003

Ivan D. Dean

  
Ivan David Dean, 70, 2208 Main Ave., Dr., N.W., Hickory, N.C. died Thursday, March 6, 2003 at his residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Butler, he was the son of the late William Bill and Bessie Holloway Dean. He was retired from the furniture industry. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Korea.
   He was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Morrell and a brother, Earnest Dean.
   Survivors include his wife, Fay Bowers Dean, of the home; five sons, Joel Dean, Baltimore, Md.; Kirk Dean and Norman Dean, both of Elizabethton; Craig Buchanan, Valdese, N.C.; Steve Buchanan, Hickory, N.C.; five grandchildren, Robert and Brandi Dean, Michael Gardner, James Buchanan, and Brittany Buchanan, and one brother, Dale Dean, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   DEAN -- The funeral service for Ivan David Dean, 70, 2208 Main Ave., Dr., N.W., Hickory, N.C. who died Thursday, March 6, 2003 will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with Rev. Jim Murray officiating. The graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be selected from family. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace, or friends may call at the residence of a sister-in-law, Joyce Clark, 504 Lee Ave., Elizabethton any time. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

June P. Elliott

   KNOXVILLE -- June Pierce Elliott, 85, of Knoxville, formerly of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at St. Mary's Medical Center.
   Mrs. Elliott was a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church in Elizabethton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Toy H. Elliott, and a grandson, Michael.
   Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Toy Freeman and Nancy Elliott, Jackie Roy and Gwen Elliott and Gary Lynn and Marti Elliott, and four daughters and two sons-in-law, Billie and William Hill, Anna Lee and Edward Foust, Patsy Elliott and Beverly Duncan. Fourteen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1304 Oglewood Avenue, Knoxville, (865) 524-0331, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ELLIOTT -- Funeral services for June Pierce Elliott, 85, of Knoxville, formerly of Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, March 7, at Stevens Chapel with the Rev. Mark Kitts officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Caldwell Springs Cemetery in Elizabethton with Keith Hill officiating. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery at 12:45 p.m. Saturday for the service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway, Knoxville. Mrs. Elliott's guest book is also available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com. Stevens Mortuary, Inc., Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.

Aradia F. Kyte

  
Mrs. Aradia Fay Kyte, 84, formerly of 129 Proffitt Lane, Kingsport, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003 in the Brookhaven Manor.
   A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Clay and Ella Pearl Robinson Davis. She had lived in Kingsport for the past 16 years.
   She was a retired employee of Burlington Industries, Mountain City. Mrs. Kyte was a member of the Beulah Baptist Church, Kingsport.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, James Holland Kyte in 1994.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Kenneth Miller, Kingsport; two step-daughters, Edith Clark, Kingsport, and Vee Moody, and her husband, Herbert Moody, Butler; a step-son, Bill Kyte, Bristol; a sister, Fern Narin, Salem, Ore.; seven step grandchildren; two step-great grandchildren, and two nieces and two nephews, of Ore.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   KYTE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Aradia Fay Kyte, 84, Kingsport, who died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Al South officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Andy Coffman, soloist, will provide the music. Pallbearers will be members of the Beulah Baptist Church. The family would like to say a special "thank you" to the staff of Brookhaven Manor. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Kyte family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 6, 2003

John J. Bowers

   John Junior Bowers, 61, 197 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mr. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the son of the late John M. and Nettie Mae Bowers. He was also preceded in death by four sisters, Roxie Blevins, Bernice White, Elma Peele and Bessie Bowers.
   Mr. Bowers was a member of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church and was a retired chef in Washington, D.C.
   Survivors include two sisters, Edith Campbell and Virginia Malone, both of Elizabethton; two brothers, Verl Bowers, Roan Mountain, and Ray Bowers, Elizabethton; a special niece, Gloria Bowers, Elizabethton; several other nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Joe LeCates, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   BOWERS -- Funeral services for John Junior Bowers, 61, 197 Flora Dugger Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Dr. William Duncan officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, at Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Edith Campbell, 161 South Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Aradia D. Kyte

  
Mrs. Aradia Davis Kyte, 84, 129 Proffitt Lane, Kingsport, died Wednesday, March 5, 2003 in the Brookhaven Health Care Center, Kingsport.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

March 5, 2003

Ruth V. Boswell

   Ruth Virginia "Nanny" Boswell, 93, of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at Hermitage Health Center, Elizabethton.
   Mrs. Boswell was a native of Morven, N.C., and the daughter of the late Emma New and Benjamine Franklin Gathings. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, James Marvin, and her husband, Charles "Jay" Boswell, and by four sisters and six brothers.
   Mrs. Boswell had lived in Elizabethton most of her life. She attended Bible Church in South Johnson City for 40 years.
   Survivors include a daughter, Mary Carolyn Cornett, Elizabethton, and three sons, Charles Clint Boswell, Johnson City, Harold Wayne Boswell, Limestone, and Bill Nelson Boswell, Elizabethton. Eleven grandsons, two granddaughters, 13 great-grandsons, six great-granddaughters, three great-great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   BOSWELL -- Funeral services for Ruth Virginia "Nanny" Boswell, 93, of Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Eddie Dean Ledford and Mr. Dennis G. Boswell, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of The Musical Voices. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be L.C. Tester and Norman Jones. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Fireside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of her sons or at the residence of her daughter. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Cable

   Pauline Cable, 88, 320 Sugar Hollow Road, Butler, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Cable was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late Bob and Laura Crosswhite Lunceford. She was also preceded in death by her husband, H.C. "Bill" Cable, September 6, 1993; a grandson, Darren Arney; a brother, Loyd Lunceford; a brother-in-law, Oda Cable; and a son-in-law, Ellis Stanbery.
   Mrs. Cable was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Laura Stanbery and Elena and Glenn Arney, all of Butler, and Ida Lee and Wayne Arney, Mountain City; a son and daughter-in-law, Elbert and Jo Ann Cable, Butler; and a sister-in-law, Margie Bunton, Flint, Mich. Fourteen grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   CABLE -- Funeral services for Pauline Cable, 88, 320 Sugar Hollow Road, Butler, who went to be with the Lord Monday, March 3, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Jones, the Rev. James Richardson and the Rev. Lewis Norwood officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Sugar Grove Baptist Church Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Crosswhite Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Jim Cable, Doug Arney, Dan Arney, Matt Eggers, Jerry Dugger, Robert Reece, Larry Eggers, Jeff Guy and Dewayne Arney. Honorary pallbearers will be George Haga, Glenn Arney, George Robinson, Raymond Campbell, J.R. Bunton, Delmas Bunton, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Lowell Trivett, Junior Trivett, George Bunton, Glenn Norris, Cecil Stanbery, Travis Mink, Grover Tester, Jordan Arney, Will Arney, Dillon Walker, Chad Guy and Ethan Guy. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Thursday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence, 320 Sugar Hollow Road, Butler, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

David A. Holtsclaw

  
David Allen Holtsclaw, 60, 150 Cuyler Wiler Road, Johnson City, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Voyd Earl and Mary Ann Hyder Holtsclaw. He was a self-employed construction worker. Mr. Holtsclaw was a member of the Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.
   He was preceded in death by two brothers, Maynard and Birgus Holtsclaw.
   Survivors include his wife, Betty Smith Holtsclaw; three daughters, Cheryl Frazier and Sherry King, both of Johnson City, and Shannon Frazier, of the home; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Vernon and Patsy Holtsclaw and Roman Holtsclaw, all of Johnson City, and Gary and Teresa Holtsclaw, Elizabethton, and Jean Holtsclaw; a sister and brother-in-law, Mona Lee and Clarence Phillips, Dumfries, Va., and three grandchildren, David Wayne Frazier, Amber King, and Makayla Frazier. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HOLTSCLAW -- Funeral services for David Allen Holtsclaw, 60, 150 Cuyler Wiler Road, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. B.F. McKinney, Jr. officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2003 in the Holtsclaw Family Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday will be David Frazier, Toby Crain, Ralph Campbell, Gary Couch, Charlie Hartley, and Bobby Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Arlis Jones, James Trivett, Bill Couch, James McNeil, James McEwen, and friends at Pleasant Beach Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kate M. Keezel

   Kate M. Keezel, 86, of Four Oaks Health Care Center, Jonesborough, formerly of 1018 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at the Center.
   Mrs. Keezel was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Lee Morris Jr. and Pearl Crockett Morris. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dewey S. Keezel, in 1965; a son, Joe Keezel; two daughters, Evelyn Collins and Betty Willard; four sisters, Beulah Bare, Virgie Leonard, Dorothy Keezel and Mattie Gallimore; and a niece, Candy Owens.
   Mrs. Keezel was a member of Tacoma Church of God. She had worked as a silk finisher at Johnson City Steam Laundry and later retired from Grady's Dry Cleaners.
   Survivors include a son, Kyle Keezel, Johnson City; a brother, Billy J. Gallamore, Paris, Tenn.; and nieces and nephews, Debbie Keezel, Jacksonville, Fla., Kim Caraway, Joe Keezel Jr., Karen Cunningham and Sandy Langham, all of Mobile, Ala., Michael Gallamore, King George, Va., Lisa Thomas, Maryville, Jack Leonard Jr., Huntington, W.Va., Robert Leonard, Brunswick, Ohio, John Bare, Morristown, Charles Bare and Larry Bare, both of Johnson City, and Katherine Ratliff, Clinton, S.C. Several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   KEEZEL -- Funeral services for Kate M. Keezel, 86, of Four Oaks Health Care Center, Jonesborough, formerly of 1018 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, who died Monday, March 3, 2003, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the South Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home with Pastor Wayne Absher officiating. Special music will be provided by Jerry Barnett, soloist, and Nancy Beach, organist. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will follow the committal service at 10 a.m. Friday, March 7, at Monte Vista Burial Park, where friends are invited to meet the family. Active pallbearers will be Robert Leonard, Jack Leonard Jr., Alan Caraway, Michael Gallamore, Brandon Ratliff and Jim Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Bare, Charles Bare and John Bare. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Haven of Mercy, 123 W. Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Johnson City.

Kathleen J. Marshall

   Mrs. Kathleen Johnson Marshall, 77, 402 West Mill Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Marshall was a native of Lebanon, Va., and the daughter of the late Floyd and Nora Lyons Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clarance Marshall, in June 2000, a brother, Carli Johnson, and three sisters, Cleo Shaffer, Lola Greer and Anna Lee Mays.
   Mrs. Marshall had been employed as a Nurse's Aide at Ivy Hall Nursing Home and was a homemaker. She was of the Methodist faith.
   Survivors include two sons, Clarance W. Marshall Jr., Elizabethton, and Johnny Lee Marshall, of the home; two daughters, Frances D. Drummer, Sevierville, and Judith Ann Mottern, Elgin, Texas; four brothers, Charlie Johnson, Floyd Johnson Jr., Robert Johnson and Smith Douglas Johnson, all of Roanoke, Va.; and six grandchildren, Justin Lee Marshall, of the home, Ron Mottern, Elgin, Texas, Scott Mottern, Lewisville, Texas, Bill Berry, Portland, Ore., Mary Gobel, Pigeon Forge, and Christa Marshall, Elizabethton. Three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. www.hathawaypercy.com
  
   MARSHALL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Kathleen Johnson Marshall, 77, 402 West Mill Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday, March 7, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Mottern officiating. Music will be by David Arney, organist. Interment will follow the funeral service in the George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Johnson, Earl Marshall and the Carter County Amateur Radio Association. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call at the residence, 402 West Mill Street, Elizabethton, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. These services entrusted to Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Ralph M. Nave

   Ralph M. Nave, 84, 1918 Water's Edge Drive, Johnson City, died Monday, March 3, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Nave was a native of Johnson City and had lived in Sarasota, Fla., from 1956 until returning here in 2001. He was a son of the late Ross and Bessie Shipley Nave and was also preceded in death by two brothers, Harold Nave and Ferrell Nave.
   Mr. Nave was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of God, Sarasota, and a retired salesman with West Coast Restaurant Equipment.
   Survivors include his wife, Josephine Pease Nave; a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Frank Supple, Richmond, Va.; two grandsons, Lt. Jeff Scaggs, serving with the U.S. Army, and Scott Scaggs, Goochland, Va.; two sisters, Cleta Owens, Elizabethton, and Anna Lee Oliver, Johnson City; a brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Linda Nave, Gray; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Nave, Johnson City, and Betty Nave, Spring Hill.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   NAVE -- Graveside services for Ralph M. Nave, 84, 1918 Water's Edge Drive, Johnson City, who died Monday, March 3, 2003, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Monte Vista Burial Park with the Rev. Lanny Street officiating. Friends are invited to meet the family at the cemetery for the service. Friends may call at the home of his sister, Anna Lee Oliver, 1924 Water's Edge Drive, Johnson City, at their convenience. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, 4205 Hillsborough Road, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215; the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 595A, Johnson City, TN 37604; or the National Kidney Foundation, P.O. Box 1135, Blountville, TN 37617. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Johnson City.

Fay Owens

  
Fay Owens, 59, 200 North East St. Apt. 110, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Martha Bryant Tester. She attended First Church of God, Lynn Ave., Elizabethton. She was formerly employed in ceramics.
   She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Hodge, and a brother, Raymond Tester.
   Survivors include her husband, Joe Owens, of the home; two daughters, Linda Joe Shupe, Elizabethton; Danielle Stills, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Mary Owens, Jonesborough; 10 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; five sisters, Helen Bullock, Piney Flats; Virginia McAmis, Elizabethton; Frances Perry, Aberdeen, N.C.; Imagene Morris, Elizabethton; Beatrick Huckabee, Rogersville, Ala.; three brothers, Rufus Tester, Elizabethton; Robert Tester, Kingsport, and Joe Tester, Rockford, Ill. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home.
  
   OWENS -- A memorial service for Fay Owens, 59, 200 North East St., Apt. 110, who died Tuesday, March 4, 2003, will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2003 at First Church of God, Lynn Ave., Elizabethton with Rev. Jerry Carver officiating. A visitation will be held following the memorial service in the church fellowship hall. A private disposition will be conducted at a later date. Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.

March 4, 2003

Larry Campbell

  
Larry Campbell, 58, 300 B. South View Circle, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at his residence.
   Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Cliney Clifton and Stella Williams Campbell. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Troy Campbell, and a sister-in-law, Shirley Campbell.
   Mr. Campbell was retired due to disability. He was of the Holiness faith.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Connie and Frank Arquette, Watauga, Joy and Darrell Harrell and Sherry Campbell, all of Elizabethton; a stepson, Bobby Davis, Johnson City; two stepdaughters, Tammy Davis, Statesville, N.C., and Tina Sumner, Johnson City; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ginger and Clarence Willis, Hampton, and Pat and Herman Miller, Elizabethton; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Lester and Connie Campbell, Port St. Lucie, Fla., Arthur "Roy" and Pat Campbell and Maynard and Kathy Campbell, all of Elizabethton; eight grandchildren, Tiffany Cooter, Corrina Harrell, Miranda Cooter, Jessica Harrell, Zackery Harrell, Brandon Harrell, Frank Arquette Jr. and Sheena Arquette; a great-grandchild, Crystal Rogers; five stepgrandchildren, Kenny Garland, Madison McClure, Savannah Sumner, Brandon Sumner and Wesley Sumner; and special friends, Wilma Lyons and Elizabeth Campbell. Several special friends and neighbors of South View Circle and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Doris G. Campbell

  
Mrs. Doris Galloway Campbell, Nashville, Tenn., died Sunday, March 2, 2003.
   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a graduate of Elizabethton High School and Belmont College. She was a retired Nashville-Davidson County school teacher from the Norman Binkley School and was a member of Crievewood Baptist Church in Nashville, Tenn.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Lake and Minnie Galloway.
   She is survived by her husband, Henry F. Campbell, Jr.; a brother, Dr. J.M. Galloway and his wife, Helen.
   Woodbine Funeral Home, 3620 Nolensville Road, Nashville, TN 37211 is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Graveside services for Mrs. Doris Galloway Campbell, Nashville, Tenn., who died Sunday, March 2, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Gardens with Rev. Don Owens officiating. Woodbine Funeral Home, 3620 Nolensville Road, Nashville, TN 37211 is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth F. Hicks

  
Elizabeth Fields Hicks, 83, 1304 Miles Fields Road, Elk Park, N.C., died Monday, March 3, 2003 at Cannon Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Avery County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Miles and Flora Ann Hicks Fields. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Apostolic faith.
   Mrs. Hicks was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Paul Hicks; a grandson, Brian Stacey McKinney, six brothers and six sisters.
   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Elwanda and Elisha Garland, Brenda and Charles McKinney, all of Roan Mountain; Kay and Chris Hogan, Elk Park, N.C.; four sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Doris Hicks, Arnold and Sharon Hicks, Carroll and Peggy Hicks, Jerry Dean and Patty Hicks, all of Elk Park, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one sister, Edna Baldwin, Banner Elk, N.C.; three sisters-in-law, Ruby Fields, Roan Mountain; Texie Fields, Jonesborough; Mina Hagie, Elizabethton, and one brother-in-law, Clarence Gwyn, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   HICKS -- The funeral service for Elizabeth Fields Hicks, 83, 1304 Miles Fields Road, Elk Park, N.C., who died Monday, March 3, 2003, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Newland, N.C. with Rev. Charles McKinney, Rev. Dave Atkins, Rev. Chris McCoury, and Rev. Jonathan Atkins officiating. Music will be under the direction of Aaron McKinney, grandson. Interment will follow the funeral service at Richardson Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Hicks, Jeff Hicks, Aaron McKinney, Roger Hicks, Jason Hicks, Jeremy Hicks, Casey Hartley, and Caleb Hogan. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, or friends may call the residence, 1304 Miles Fields Road, Elk Park, N.C. any time. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Edith L. McKinney

   Edith L. McKinney, 81, formerly of Route 1, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, March 2, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Ms. McKinney was a native of Roan Mountain and the daughter of the late McKinley and Rosie Brown Jarrett. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Jarrett.
   Ms. McKinney was a member of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include two sisters, Carrie Gardner and Dorothy Roberts, both of Roan Mountain, and six brothers, the Rev. Norman Jarrett, Herman Jarrett, R.E. Jarrett and V.L. Jarrett, all of Roan Mountain, Reece Jarrett, Kingsport, and Joe Jarrett, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   McKINNEY -- Funeral services for Edith L. McKinney, 81, formerly of Route 1, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, March 2, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Rex Johnson and the Rev. Randy English officiating. Music will be under the direction of Gail English. Interment will follow the funeral service at McKinley Jarrett Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Paul McKinney, Lynn Laws, Shawn Jarrett, Tim Jarrett, Joe Winters, Ronnie Jarrett, Jack Barnett, Tommy Jarrett, Danny Winters, Kenneth Jarrett, Elmer Jarrett and Ray Vance. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a brother, Herman Jarrett, 259 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, at any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Emma Peters

  
Emma Anona Davis Peters, 90, 1503 U.S. Highway 321, Hampton, died Monday, March 3, 2003 in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late William Norman and Mary Docia Lacey Davis. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Peters was a member of Union Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday School teacher and department secretary. She was also active in the Women Mission Union.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles X. Peters; three brothers, Horace Davis, Carl S. Davis, and Ira Davis, and a very special grandson, Staff Sgt. Robert E. Stocton.
   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Charles Wayne and Missy Peters, Unicoi; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Kay and Herman Hill, Hampton; Jane and Fred Shouse, Elizabethton; Patsy Stocton, Charlotte, N.C.; one sister, Gladys Lyon, Lakewood, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Kathy Leonard, Cindy Cline, Debbie Jones, Jeff Stocton, Nikki Foster, Laura Peters, and Christopher Peters, and eight great grandchildren, Jessica Cline, Stacey Stocton, Matthew Stocton, Andrew Jones, Allison Jones, Chloe Foster, Shelby Stocton, and Grayson Stocton. A very special friend, Maxie Johnson Bowers, Hampton, and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   PETERS -- The funeral service for Emma Anona Davis Peters, 90, 1503 U.S. Highway 321, Hampton, who went to her heavenly home on Monday, March 3, 2003, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Stout, Rev. Mickey Beal, Rev. Horace Bowers, and Rev. James Strickland officiating. Music will be under the direction of Union Baptist Church choir and Allan Foster, soloist. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Christopher Peters, Jeff Stocton, Allan Foster, Tony Jones, Danny Cline, and Matthew Stocton. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Johnson, Dr. Larry W. Schmidt, Dr. Mark F. Young, Dr. Frank Johnson, Dr. Mark A. Lockett, the nurses of the 6300 wing at the Johnson City Medical Center, and all her friends at Union Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace, or friends may call at the residence, 1503 U.S. Highway 321, Hampton, any time. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

March 3, 2003

Larry Campbell

  
Larry Campbell, 58, 300 B South View Circle, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Cliney Clifton and Stella Williams Campbell. He was retired due to disability. He was of the Holiness faith.
   Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by a brother, Troy Campbell and a sister-in-law, Shirley Campbell.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Connie and Frank Arquette, Watauga, Joy and Darrell Harrell and Sherry Campbell, all of Elizabethton; one son, Bobby Davis, Johnson City; two step-daughters, Tammy Davis, Statesville, N.C. and Tina Sumner, Johnson City; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ginger and Clarence Willis, Hampton, and Pat and Herman Miller, Elizabethton; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Lester Campbell, St. Lucie, Fla., Arthur (Roy) and Pat Campbell, and Maynard and Kathy Campbell, all of Elizabethton; eight grandchildren; Tiffany Cooter, Corrina Harrell, Miranda Cooter, Jessica Harrell, Zackery Harrell, Brandon Harrell, Frank Arquette, Jr. and Sheena Arquette; one great grandchild, Crystal Rogers; and special friends, Wilma Lyons and Elizabeth Campbell. Several special friends and neighbors of South View Circle also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Larry Campbell, 58, 300 B South View Circle, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 1, 2003 will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. A.G. Wagner officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Mr. Kenneth Miller will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday will be Carter Campbell, Randy Campbell, Troy Lynn Campbell, Shawn Campbell, Steve Hill, and Darrell Harrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Chalmers Dugger, Roger Messimer, Billy Williams, and Brian Shell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Joy Harrell, 302 South View Circle, Elizabethton, or the residence of a brother, Maynard Campbell, 222 West I Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Campbell family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Warren G. Estep, Sr.

  
Warren G. Estep, Sr., 80, 125 Nannie Smith Road, Hampton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Henry and Bertie Scalf Estep. Mr. Estep was a retired painter with Grandfather Mountain Incorporated.
   He had received the pioneer award for co-founding the Hampton Bass Club. Mr. Estep was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II.
   He is preceded in death by an infant brother; three sisters, Lenice "Sweetie" Lyons, Edith Estep and Hildred Peeks, and two grandsons, Gary Lynn Elliott and Timothy Michael White.
   Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Esther Guinn Estep, of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and David Baldwin, Fayetteville, N.C.; Barbara and Donnie Elliott, Elizabethton; Sherry Estep and Mike White, Elizabethton; Patricia and J.R. Matthews, Hampton; three sons and daughters-in-law, Warren Jr. and Joyce Whitehead Estep, Hampton; Bill and Vivian Estep, Abingdon, Va.; John and Susan Gouge Estep, Elizabethton; ten grandchildren; John D. Elliott, Jr.; Rebecca Diffenbach; Sue Ellen Estep; Nolan Estep; Samantha Estep; Misty Canipe; Josh Estep; Keith Oliver; Andrew Estep, and Justin Estep; two step grandchildren, Brandy Barker-Estep, and SPC Jennifer Lynn Evans; seven great grandchildren; four step great grandchildren; three brothers, I.E. Estep, Johnson City; Hasford Estep, Hampton, and Bill Estep, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  
   ESTEP -- The funeral service for Warren G. Estep, Sr., 80, 125 Nannie Smith Road, Hampton, who died on Saturday, March 1, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, March 5 to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home or at the residence, 125 Nannie Smith Road, Hampton, at any time. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Christine C. Martin

  
Mrs. Christine Calhoun Martin, 81, 1415 W. College St., Jonesborough, died Friday, February 28, 2003 at her residence.
   She was a native of McRoberts, Ky. and the daughter of the late John C. Calhoun and Mattie Hart Calhoun Crigger.
   Mrs. Martin was a secretary by profession. She also served as a cadet nurse and as a lady police officer in her earlier years.
   She was a member of New Hope Church of the Brethern.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Beul Calhoun and Harry Albert Calhoun.
   Survivors include one sister, Seulah Reece Cook, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MARTIN -- Funeral services for Christine C. Martin, 81, 1415 W. College St., Jonesborough, who died Friday, February 28, 2003 will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, 2003 at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Gourley officiating. Interment will follow in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be friends of the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Edith L. McKinney

  
Edith L. McKinney, 81, formerly of Route 1, Roan Mountain, Cove Creek Community, died Sunday, March 2, 2003 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. (423) 772-3928.

G.B. Odom

  
G.B. Odom, 60, 410 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, died Sunday, March 2, 2003 at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, he was a son of Martha Birchfield Odom, Elizabethton, and the late Jesse Odom.
   Mr. Odom was retired due to disability from Harris-Tarkett, Johnson City. He was a member of the Hampton Christian Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Birdie Hicks Odom; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Michelle Odom, Elizabethton, and Greg and Charity Odom, Hampton; two brothers, Ray Odom and Dallas Odom, both of Elizabethton; four sisters, Francis Bowers, Linda Hamby, Dorothy Ward, and Ruby Odom, all of Elizabethton, and two grandchildren, Zachary Odom and Alyssa Odom. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ODOM -- Funeral services for G.B. Odom, 60, 410 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, who died Sunday, March 2, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Dwayne Calhoun, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 12 noon Tuesday, March 4, 2003 in the McKinney Cemetery (Long Hollow). Music will be provided by Tracie Shelton, Traci Proffitt, Anna Hurley, and Christy Dills. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday will be Daryl Bowers, Joe Campbell, Roger Hamby, Brad Hicks, Bobby McClain, Robbie Hicks, David Bowers, and Jerry Bowers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Odom, Frank Hicks, Clarence Hicks, Homer Hicks, Mack Hicks, Dallas Odom, J.W. Baird, Raymond Calhoun, and the Hampton Christian Church family. A special "thank you" to Shelia McKinney and Terry McNeil and Adventa Hospice, Dr. William R. Taylor and the staff of McLeod Cancer Center, and the staff of the 5200 wing of Johnson City Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Odom family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lessie G. Walker

   Lessie Gay Walker, 97, formerly of 5813 U.S. Highway 11E, Piney Flats, died Friday, February 28, 2003, at Appalachian Christian Village following an illness.
   Mrs. Walker was a native of Piney Flats, where she had lived most of her life, and was a daughter of the late John D. and Mattie Smith Webb.
   Mrs. Walker was preceded in death by her husband, Dumas A. Walker, who died in 1983; a son, Norman F. Walker; two sisters, Lydia Jones and Ruth Bullington, and two brothers, Raymond Webb and Bernie Webb.
   Mrs. Walker was a retired homemaker and a former substitute teacher in Sullivan County Schools. She was a member of Poplar Ridge Christian Church and attended the United Methodist Church at Piney Flats. She was active in the PTA.
   Survivors include two sons, Duard Walker, Johnson City, and John W. Walker, Daytona Beach, Fla.; a sister, Ruby Hart, Redington, Fla.; a brother, Roy Webb, Johnson City; four grandsons, Duard "Buff" Walker, Fort Meyers, Fla., Gary N. Walker, Bluff City; Jeffrey Walker, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Tracy Walker, Fort Collins, Colo.; three granddaughters, Cynthia W. Gober, Elizabethton, Teresa W. Knox, Ocoee, Fla., and Robin Walker, Daytona Beach, Fla., and eleven great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews, and a special niece, Sonja Walker Fox, also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WALKER -- Funeral services for Lessie Gay Walker, 97, formerly of 5813 U.S. Highway 11E, Piney Flats, who died Friday, February 28, 2003, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2003 in the south chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home with Mr. Tim Ross and Mr. Roland Whittemore officiating. A committal service will follow in the Poplar Ridge Cemetery at Piney Flats. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon until the time of service at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Friends may also call at the home of her son, Duard Walker, 132 Tall Oaks Drive, Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Aldersgate Sunday School Class of Piney Flats United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Duard and Carolyn Walker Scholarship Fund at Milligan College, Toll Branch Road, Milligan College, TN 37682. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

March 2, 2003

Roxie O. Buckles

   Mrs. Roxie O. Buckles, 83, 1559 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Pine Ridge Care Center.
   Mrs. Buckles was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Sam and Nannie Hill Odom. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Eston Buckles, June 24, 1990, a son, Augustus Buckles, in 2000, and by seven sisters and four brothers.
   Mrs. Buckles was retired from Denise Lingerie, having retired in 1981. She was a member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Carolyn Buckles, Elizabethton; two daughters and a son-in-law, Virginia Clark, Nashville, and Voretta and Phil French, Knoxville; a sister, Dot Grindstaff, Elizabethton; and 10 grandchildren, Mark Buckles, Brack Buckles, Wayne Buckles, Chad Buckles, Greg Clark, Jeff Clark, Matthew French, Leigh Ann Rowe, Lisa Puckett and Stephanie French. Seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   BUCKLES -- Funeral services for Mrs. Roxie O. Buckles, 83, 1559 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, March 1, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Brent Nidiffer, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, in the Buckles Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Carolyn Buckles, 1404 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Buckles Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Larry Campbell

   Larry Campbell, 58, 300B Southview Circle, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Warren G. Estep

   Warren G. Estep, 80, 125 Nanny Smith Road, Hampton, died Saturday, March 1, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced late.
   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

George E. Holder

   George Edward Holder, 81, 2412 Aspen Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, February 27, 2003, at his residence.
   Mr. Holder was a native of Johnson City and had lived most of his life here with the exception of 12 years in Bristol. He was a son of the late Lemuel Webster and Mary Ellen Moreland Holder and was also preceded in death by seven brothers, Clarence Holder, Lawrence Holder, Marion Holder, Bill Holder, L.W. Holder Jr., Earl Holder and Millard Holder, and two sisters, Sally Gnann and Cynthia Lilly.
   Mr. Holder was a truck driver for 38 years, having worked for ETWNC, Specter and Red Ball Freight Lines. He was a member of the National Rifle Association, Unaka Rod and Gun Club and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters #549.
   Survivors include his wife, Lela V. Person Holder; four daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn S. and Leon Caudell, Elvia J. and Roy Emert and Georgia L. and Bill Page, all of Johnson City, and Marolyn S. and Bill Barnett, Greeneville; and a sister, Minnie "Bertie" Holder, Johnson City. Five grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HOLDER -- Graveside services for George Edward Holder, 81, 2412 Aspen Drive, Johnson City, who died Thursday, February 27, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at Monte Vista Burial Park with the Rev. David Gibbs officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Leon Caudell, Roy Emert, Roy Emert II, Bill Barnett II, Bill Hodge, Doug Earhart and Steve Roothame. Those attending are invited to meet at the cemetery for this service. The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Johnson City Med Center Hospice, Attn: Kay Arnold, 1807 W. Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Retta C. Nave

  
Retta Church Nave, 93, formerly of 110 West F. Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, February 27, 2003, at Hermitage Health Care Center following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Nave was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Sidney and Martha Ellen Church. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earnest C. Nave, and by three brothers, a sister and a grandson.
   Mrs. Nave had been a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton since 1939 and was a member of Eastern Star Sycamore Chapter No. 163. She worked in her husband's business, Nave Hardware.
   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Wilma Jean and Henry Simmons, Johnson City; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Janis Nave, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Rebecca Magee, Aiken, S.C., the Rev. Mike Simmons, De Soto, Texas, Kathryn Folden, Portland, Ore., Nikki Engle, Erwin, Suzanne Artis, Atlanta, Ga., Johnny Wright and Wendy Wright Campbell, both of Elizabethton. Nine 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
  
   NAVE -- Funeral services for Retta Church Nave, 93, formerly of 110 West F. Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, February 27, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Simmons and the Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be John Wright, Greg Campbell, Brad Engle, Mark Artis, Marcus Simmons, Winston Church, Hansel Church and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter, Wilma Simmons, 114 Fairlawn Drive, Johnson City, or at the residence of her son, Robert Nave, 626 Range Street, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to First Baptist Church of Elizabethton, 212 East F. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643, ATTN: Mission Fund. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.