June 30, 2003

Herman C. Blevins

  
Mr. Herman C. Blevins, age 79, 500 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, died Saturday, June 28, 2003 in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.
   Mr. Blevins lived most of his life in Unicoi and was a son of the late Roy T. and Cora Bell McInturff Blevins.
   He was a World War II Army veteran having served in the South Pacific. Mr. Blevins retired from TPI after 35 years of service.
   He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
   Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joy Head Blevins; one brother, Leonard Blevins, and two sisters, Imogene Bowen and Virginia Pitcher.
   Survivors include his wife, Linda Hudson Blevins; two sons and one daughter-in-law, David Ivory and Iris Blevins, of Unicoi; Herman Kelly Blevins, of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Pam and Rex Barker, of Dayton, Nev.; four sisters and one brother-in-law, Lucille Bowen and Patsy and Lloyd Mister, all of Prince Fredrick, Md.; Ruby Hadden, of Ill., and Fannie Mae King, of Md.; one sister-in-law, Ruth Blevins, of Md.; five grandchildren, Heather Lingerfelt, Tracey Hoilman, Charles Blevins, Abbie Blevins, and Jennifer Barker; eight great grandchildren; one great great grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. 743-1381.
  
   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Mr. Herman C. Blevins, age 79, 500 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, who died Saturday, June 28, 2003 will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2003 from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 211 Mayflower Road, Martindale Estates, Johnson City. Bishop Robert Hood, Gene Bailey and Roger Bowers will officiate. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2003 in Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City. Full military grave rites will be rendered by the Kingsport V.F.W. Post #3382. Charlie Blevins, Pete LaForce, David Carver, Harold Hudson, Micheal Ellis and Lee Gouge will serve as active pallbearers. David Fagerburg, LeGrand Boyer, Bob Henry, Sr., Bob Henry, Jr., Jack Miller, James Pierce, and Lloyd Mister will serve as honorary pallbearers. All pallbearers are requested to assemble at the church by 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and other times at the residence, 500 Marbleton Road, Unicoi. The body will be placed in the church by 3 p.m. Tuesday. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. 743-1381.

Thomas R. Oliver

  
Thomas Ray Oliver, 60, of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, died Saturday, June 29, 2003 at Holmes Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida.
   Thomas was the son of the late James and Martha Lou Oliver of Hampton. He was born in Carter County but had been a resident of Brevard County, Florida since 1979.
   He was co-owner of Complete Air and Heat, Inc. of Satellite Beach, Florida.
   He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Jackson Oliver; two daughters, Crystal Lee Oliver, and Cyndi Young, of Satellite Beach, Florida; four grandchildren, Regina Oliver, Scott Oliver, Casey Stowe, and Alexandra Young; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Eva and Clyde Moore and Kathy and John Henson, of Hampton. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.
  
   OLIVER -- Funeral services and a celebration of the life of Thomas Ray Oliver, 60, of Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, who died Saturday, June 29, 2003, will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 and Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at Beach Funeral Home East Chapel. Arrangements by Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida. Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Carl L. Stevens

  
Carl Lester Stevens, 69, of 115 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 29, 2003 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Clifford and Nannie Ingram Stevens.
   He was preceded in death by a son, Donnie Stevens, in 1995; a granddaughter, Tiffany Stevens, and a half brother, William Ingram.
   Mr. Stevens was retired on disability after 15 years of service at Quality Car Wash.
   He was a member of Sunset Freewill Baptist Church.
   He is survived by his wife, Lucille Barnett Stevens, of the home; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Yvonne and Leonard Morgan, of Roan Mtn.; Carolyn and Larry Stines, of Elizabethton, and Vicky Jo Stevens, of the home; four sons and daughters-in-law, Ricky and Judy Stevens, of Johnson City; Randy and Michelle Stevens, of Elizabethton; Stanley "Sandy" and Nancy Stevens, of Hampton, and Benny and Gail Stevens of Elk Park, N.C.; one sister, Bernice Ward, of Elizabethton; ten grandchildren; six great grandchildren, and a special friend, Arnold Hughes.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   STEVENS -- Funeral services for Carl Lester Stevens, 69, of 115 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 29, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2003 in the Chapel of Memorial Funeral Chapel with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Rev. Gary Whitehead will be officiating and music will be provided by the Sunset Church choir. Active pallbearers will be Arnold Hughes, Eddie Odom, Sandy Stevens, Randy Stevens, Nicholas Stevens, Douglas Ingram, Danny Odom, and Ronnie Townson. Honorary pallbearers will be Lawrence Holly, Jack McKinney, Dennis Fletcher, Bill Hill, members of the men's Sunday School class and church family of Sunset Freewill Baptist Church. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Blevins Cemetery at Whitehead Hill. Family and friends are requested to assemble at the Funeral Chapel at 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Stevens family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Samuel J. Worley

  
Samuel James Worley, 75, of 138 McKeehan Ridge Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 29, 2003 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Worley was a native of Washington County, Tenn. and the son of the late Charles and Connie Marie Oliver Worley.
   He was a member of the King Springs Baptist Church, and he was formerly employed for 25 years at the Paty Lumber Company in Johnson City and retired as a security guard at Baxter-Pharmaceal of Johnson City.
   He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps, serving in World War II, and a member of the Watauga Masonic Lodge #622.
   He is survived by his wife, Gladys Grindstaff Worley; a daughter and son-in-law, Kenneth and Anita Worley, of Johnson City; six grandchildren, Kenneth R. Worley, Jr., Phillip Andrew Worley, Samuel James Worley II, Gabrielle Nicole Burress, Jennifer Turnage, and Norman F. Chesser, Jr., and six great grandchildren.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  

June 29, 2003

Julia W. Miller

   Mrs. Julia Whitehead Miller, 86, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 27, 2003, at Ivy Hall.
   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Isaac and Cecilia Hughes Whitehead. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Edgar Miller; three brothers; three sisters; a grandson, David Paul Miller; a great-granddaughter, Goldie G. Miller; and her special friend, Sarah Williams.
   Mrs. Miller was a member of Valley Forge House of Prayer. She was a longtime member of WOTM No. 1606.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Eddie R. and Barbara Miller, Elizabethton, and James E. and Stony Miller, Butler; three daughters, Mildred Pittman and Margaret Burchett, both of Indiana, and Barbara Cable, Elizabethton; and a sister, Arizona Hopson, Hampton. Thirteen grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Julia Whitehead Miller, 86, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, formerly of Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton, who died Friday, June 27, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. James Richardson and the Rev. C.W. Snodgrass officiating. Music will be provided by Brenda Loveless, April Johnson and Tom Swafford. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, in the Whitehead Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday, will be Charles Hilton, Andy Hilton, Jason Banner, Gary Smith, John Browbel, Brian Ferrell and Tom Swafford. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Miller II, Steven S. Miller, James D. Miller, Jimmy Whitehead, Rodney Whitehead and Phillip Whitehead. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son, Eddie Miller, 120 Jefferson Lane, Elizabethton (Liberty Subdivision.) 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 Miller Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 27, 2003

Virginia Hood

  
Mrs. Virginia Hood, 97, 157 Morley Street, Butler, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003 in the Life Care Center, Elizabethton.
   A native of Unicoi County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Elizabeth Jane Smith Johnson.
   She had lived a number of years in Butler.
   Mrs. Hood was the oldest member of Cobbs Creek Baptist Church.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde C. Hood, May 12, 1978, and by 7 brothers and sisters.
   Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Norris, with whom she made her home; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert (Sonny) and Vicki Hood, Butler; four grandchildren, Sherry Carson and her husband, Greg; Terry Hood and his wife, Caroline; Tammy Rice and her husband, David, and Craig Norris and his wife, Allison; 16 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   HOOD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia Hood, 97, 157 Morley Street, Butler, who died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003 in the Cobbs Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. David Cunningham and Rev. Alan Koch officiating. Interment will be in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. The church choir, Jean Ann Poore, soloist, Betty Cunningham, organist, and Jean Osborne, pianist, will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be Craig Norris, Terry Hood, David Rice, Harry Pierce, Junior McQueen, and Deryl Ward. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Hood family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hildra Leonard

   Hildra Leonard, age 79, 114 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, in Elizabethton, following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Jake and Nancy Jones Potter. Mrs. Leonard was the oldest active member of Hampton Freewill Baptist Church.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, James Robert (Bob) Leonard, three brothers and five sisters.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Sherry Leonard, Kenneth and De.De. Leonard, all of Elizabethton; two sisters, Okie Calhoun, of Hampton, and Florence McDonald of Adrian, Mich.; two grandsons, Josh Leonard of Abingdon, Va. and G. W. Grindstaff of Elizabethton; two granddaughters and one spouse, Bonnie Jo Cordell of Elizabethton; Randy and Angel Laroche of Elizabethton; two great granddaughters, Sierra Garland and Emily Grindstaff both of Elizabethton; one special niece, Patsy Erwin of Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   LEONARD -- The funeral service for Hildra Leonard, age 79, 114 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton who went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 26, 2003, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003, in the Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Rev. Gene Osborne and Rev. Larry Ledford officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. prior to the service in the chapel. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jess Simerly, J. D. Calhoun, Dale Stevens, Steve Rainbolt, Larry Ledford, Jeff Erwin, Bobby Rainbolt, and David Higgins. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert John Rainbolt, Wayne Jones, Bill Pierce, Richard Lacy, Sutton Brown, Richard Tester, Gary Trivette, Richard Shelton, Buddy Shelton, Bucky Greenwell, Ronnie Carden, Keith Tolley, Kyle Holloway, Haru Holloway, Herman Ledford, Robert "Tense" Whitehead, Robert Guinn, Raymond Ward, Horace Calhoun, Harold Lingerfelt, J. W. Beard, Richard Carver, Michael P. Campbell, Raymond Pepvs; special friends Deborah Mottern, Ivalee Pepvs, Rita Shelton; "phone buddies" Mrs. Margaret Potter, Mrs. Burt Wallace, Mrs. Till Lyons, Mrs. Myrtle Gobble, Mrs. Zude Brown, Mrs. Elsie Garland, Mrs. Trula Fortner, Mrs. Frances Potter, and Mrs. Janet Rouse. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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. 423-542-2232.

June 26, 2003

Alfred J. Babb

  
Mr. Alfred Junior Babb, 81, 187 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003 in the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following an extended illness. 
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Alf C. and Reddie Ann Meddlin Babb. 
   He was a retired carpenter having worked with Caudle Building for twenty-one years. 
   He was a member of Prayer Tabernacle Church and was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.
   He was preceded in death by three brothers, Marshall Babb, Otis Babb and Guy Babb; one granddaughter, Stephanie Babb, and one grandson, Mark Allen Babb. Survivors include his wife, Maggie Hubbard Babb, of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny Steve and Carolyn Babb, Bobby Kenneth and Judy Babb, and Michael Keith and Elaine Babb, all of Elizabethton,; four brothers, Cecil Babb, Carson Babb and Arch Babb, all of Johnson City, and Dayton Babb, Jonesborough; two sisters, Lena Phipps, Hampton, and Gladys Weaver, Johnson City; two half-brothers, Freddie Babb and Marvin Babb, both of Johnson City; two half-sisters, Wanda and Verna, both of Johnson City; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  
   BABB -- Funeral services for Mr. Alfred Junior Babb, 81, 187 Big Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2003 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. A. G. Wagner and Rev. Johnny Hilton officiating. Music will be provided by Bill and Barbara Trent and Shannon Hoilman. Private interment will be conducted Friday, June 27, 2003 at the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Carl Roberts, Merrell Wagner, Troy Wagner, David Babb, and grandsons Tony Babb and David K. Babb. Honorary pallbearers will be the doctors and nurses of C1 of the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center, Eulis Bumgardner, Jim Carden, Ellis Caudle and Tom Caudle. Military honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday or at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Bobby and Judy Babb. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Brice Robinson

   Mr. Brice Robinson, age 91, of 218 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 23, 2003 at his farm from injuries received in a tractor accident.
   Mr. Robinson was a native of Johnson County and was a son of the late Seth and Ethel Allen Robinson.
   He was the oldest active member of the Caldwell Springs Baptist Church, a farmer, and was a retired school bus driver for the Carter County School System.
   He was former Chairman of the Board of the ASCS, a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was the Wagon Train Head Master. Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Berry Robinson; by one brother, Bud Robinson and by two sisters, Grace Galloway and Nell Bowers.
   Survivors include one son, Dean Robinson, Elizabethton; one daughter, Anna Ruth Pierce, Elizabethton, and one sister, Charlotte Smith of Elizabethton; two granddaughters, Mikki Robinson Smith and JoAnna Pierce Orr, both of Elizabethton; one grandson, Lynn Robinson, Rutherfordton, N.C.; three great grandchildren, Amanda Smith, Corey Smith and Sara Jo Elizabeth Orr, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ROBINSON -- The funeral service for Mr. Brice Robinson, age 91, of 218 Berry Hill Road Elizabethton who died Monday, June 23, 2003 will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003 from the Caldwell Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Haskell Ingram, Dr. Kenneth Jordan and Dr. Bill Duncan, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Smith Sisters. Interment will follow in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Michael Whisenhunt, Lynn Robinson, Greg Smith, Mike Nidiffer, Mike Orr, Gurney Pierce, Jerry Weaver, Bob Finney, R.H. Berry and Mike McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2003 in the chapel of the funeral home or at the homes of his family at any time. Those who wish may make donations in memory of Mr. Robinson to the Gideon International Bible Fund, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is in charge of arrangements. 423-542-2232
  
Carolyn M. Shipley

  
Ms. Carolyn M. Shipley, 86, 231 Troy Road, Bluff City, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003 at the NHC Health Care, Johnson City. 
   A native of Sullivan County, she was the daughter of the late Adam and Mamie Woods Shipley. She was a retired supervisor at Big Jack Manufacturing, Bristol, and was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church.
   She was preceded in death by one sister, Fairy Ellen Shipley and one brother, Frank Shipley.
   Survivors include one sister, Ollie S. Perry, Bluff City; one brother, Adam L. Shipley, Bluff City; one niece and four nephews. Several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  
   SHIPLEY -- Funeral services for Ms. Carolyn M. Shipley, 86, 231 Troy Road, Bluff City, who died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, 2003 in the Morrell Cemetery, Bluff City.  Active pallbearers will be nephews, Kenny Perry, Michael Perry, Troy Lee Perry and Steve Perry and great-nephews, Shannon Osborne and Joshua Perry. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. on Saturday. To those who desire memorials may be made to the Bunker Hill Christian Church, Building Fund, 491 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, TN 37618. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

June 25, 2003

Brice Robinson

   Mr. Brice Robinson, age 91, of 218 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 23, 2003 at his farm from injuries received in a tractor accident.
   Mr. Robinson was a native of Johnson County and was a son of the late Seth and Ethel Allen Robinson.
   He was the oldest active member of the Caldwell Springs Baptist Church, a farmer, and was a retired school bus driver for the Carter County School System.
   He was former Chairman of the Board of the ASCS, a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was the Wagon Train Head Master. Mr. Robinson was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Berry Robinson; by one brother, Bud Robinson and by two sisters, Grace Galloway and Nell Bowers.
   Survivors include one son, Dean Robinson, Elizabethton; one daughter, Anna Ruth Pierce, Elizabethton, and one sister, Charlotte Smith of Elizabethton; two granddaughters, Mikki Robinson Smith and JoAnna Pierce Orr, both of Elizabethton; one grandson, Lynn Robinson, Rutherfordton, N.C.; three great grandchildren, Amanda Smith, Corey Smith and Sara Jo Elizabeth Orr, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   ROBINSON -- The funeral service for Mr. Brice Robinson, age 91, of 218 Berry Hill Road Elizabethton who died Monday, June 23, 2003 will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2003 from the Caldwell Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Haskell Ingram, Dr. Kenneth Jordan and Dr. Bill Duncan, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Smith Sisters. Interment will follow in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Lynn Robinson, Greg Smith, Mike Nidiffer, Mike Orr, Gurney Pierce, Jerry Weaver, Bob Finney, R.H. Berry and Mike McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2003 in the chapel of the funeral home or at the homes of his family at any time. Those who wish may make donations in memory of Mr. Robinson to the Gideon International Bible Fund, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, Tennessee 37643. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is in charge of arrangements. 423-542-2232
  

June 24, 2003

Paul Glover

  
Paul Harmon "Toby" Glover, 403 Chappelwood Lane, Lutherville, Maryland, died Monday, June 23, 2003 at St. Joseph Hospital, Towson, Maryland.
   Mr. Glover was a native of Sullivan County, but has lived most of his life in Maryland.
   He was a son of the late Ollie and Mattie Glover.
   He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Short Glover, and a brother, Harold Glover.
   Mr. Glover was a member of Northside Baptist Church and owner of Glover School and Office Equipment Company, Inc.
   Survivors include two children and spouses, Stephen and Sandy Glover; Patty and Jim Frack; one grandson, Gary Glover, all of Lutherville, Md.; one sister, Mary Sue Blevins, of Elizabethton; one sister-in-law, Gladys Glover, and one nephew, Douglas Glover, both of Bluff City.
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232.
  
   GLOVER -- Funeral services for Paul Harmon "Toby" Glover, 403 Chappelwood Lane, Lutherville, Maryland, who died Monday, June 23, 2003, will be conducted at Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21204. Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232.

Betty L. Pierce

  
Betty Lou Pierce, 65, 213 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 23, 2003 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel and Dessie Garland Peters.
   She was a 1956 graduate of Unaka High School. She had formerly been employed at Sears for 20 years.
   Mrs. Pierce was a member of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey Pierce; two sisters, Rada Williams and Billie Jean Arnold, and a brother, Conley H. Peters.
   Survivors include five sisters and one brother-in-law, Francis Richardson, of Bristol; Georgia Harris, of Hickory, N.C.; Willie Snodgrass, Violet "Cussie" and Stanley Barnett, all of Elizabethton, and Carolyn Hyder, Hampton; one uncle, Fornia Peters, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews. Her special friends, Clayton Woodby, Tammy, Kristi, and Scott also survive.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
  
   PIERCE -- Funeral services for Betty Lou Pierce, 65, 213 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 23, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Ray Colbaugh and Rev. Nathan Jennings officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2003 in the Blevins Cemetery. The New Liberty Quartet will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday will be Chester Davenport, Mike Hodge, Scott Woodby, Kenneth Colbaugh, Dallas White and Maynard Peters. A special "thank you" to the doctors and staff of the Johnson City Medical Center. 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 sister and brother-in-law, Violet "Cussie" and Stanley Barnett, 143 Ford Lane, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Brice Robinson

  
Brice Robinson, age 91, of 218 Berry Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 23, 2003 at his residence.
   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements (423) 542-2232.

June 23, 2003

Earcel C. Hamby

   Earcel Cornelia Hamby, age 82, of 121 Church Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 22, 2003 at Hermitage Health Center.
   She was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dewey and Flora Barnes Hamby. She attended the Believers Family Church.
   Survivors include a brother, Kermit Hamby, of Buck Mountain; a niece and her husband, Mary J. and Dewey Hale, of Elizabethton; a special great-niece and her two children, Gerry Braswell, and Brianna and Chucky Braswell, of Elizabethton, and two special friends, Sandy Campbell and Cathy Campbell, both of Elizabethton.
   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  
   HAMBY -- Graveside services for Earcel Cornelia Hamby, age 82, of 121 Church Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 22, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at the Hamby Cemetery, Buck Mountain, with pastor Eddie Childress officiating. Active pallbearers will be Chad Matherly, Greg Letcher, Willie Braswell, Terry Campbell, Ronnie Blevins, and Josh Presnell. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2003 in the chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the home of her niece, Mary J. Hale. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

June 22, 2003

Dallas Carver

   Mr. Dallas Carver, 79, 610 Trudy Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Friday, June 20, 2003, in the James H. Quillen Veteran's Administration Hospital following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, Tenn., Mr. Carver was the son of the late Robert and Lockie Byrd Carver. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Tammy Carver, in 1989, four brothers and four sisters. 
   Mr. Carver was a retired employee of the North American Rayon Corporation with 43 years of service. He was a member of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
   Survivors include his wife, Carrie Street Carver, of the home; one daughter, Carol Boone, Hampton, Tenn.; one son, Eddie Carver, Elizabethton, Tenn.; one sister, Goldie Hall, Hampton, Tenn.; one brother, Reece Carver, Elizabethton, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Nikki Boone, N.C., Daniel Boone and Danielle Boone, both of Hampton, Tenn. and David Bunton, Elizabethton, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  
   CARVER -- Graveside services for Mr. Dallas Carver, 79, 610 Trudy Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2003, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Chaplain Brian Jacobson officiating. Active pallbearers will be Carol Boone, Eddie Carver, Daniel Boone, Danielle Boone, David Bunton and nephews. Military honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post 2166. Friends may call at the residence of his daughter, Carol Boone, 2733 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, Tenn., or the residence of his son, Eddie Carver, 509 West D Street, Elizabethton, Tenn., at any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. on Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

Myrtle L. Carver

   Myrtle Little Carver, age 94, 2200 State Line Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 19, 2003 at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Carver was a native of Carter County, and the daughter of the late Arthur Ruble (Buck) and Lena Madge Hatcher Little. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Carver, two sisters, Nannie Renfro and Cora Lee Little, and five brothers, Thurman, Paul, Harry, Tillman, and Clarence Little.
   Mrs. Carver attended East Tennessee State Teachers College and was employed as a teacher and principal in the Carter County School System. She was a member of the Valley Forge United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Louise Carver, Bristol, Linda and Robert Fanslow, Kingsport; four grandchildren and spouses, Robert and Jan Fanslow, Atlanta, Ga., Mary Fanslow, Kingsport, Jane Fanslow Eaton and Larry Eaton, Atlanta, Ga., Thomas Fanslow, Washington, D.C.; one sister, Rose Little Welch, Elizabethton; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Emory Lewis "Jack" and Dorothy Little, Winona Rader Little, all of Elizabethton; and many nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   CARVER -- Funeral services for Myrtle Little Carver, age 94, 2200 State Line Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 19, 2003, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, June 22, at Valley Forge United Methodist Church with the Revs. Paul Humphrey and Lon Tobin officiating. Music will be under the direction of Linda Baughman, Judy Little and Trilla Little. The family will receive friends at the church from 1-2:30 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will be at Happy Valley Memorial Park immediately following the funeral service. Active pallbearers will be Bob Fanslow, Tom Fanslow, Kenneth Jewett, Larry Jewett, Berdell Little, Joe Nave, and Danny Tolley. The family would like to express appreciation to Connie Hoss, Deloris Sneed, and Bonnie Webb, special caregivers, and to the medical staff of Wing 5400, Johnson City Medical Center, and to Dr. Robert Allen. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Carver to Valley Forge United Methodist Church, 3974 Highway 19E, Elizabethton, TN 37643. 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.

Margaret S. Gough

   Margaret Stewart Gough, 74, of 1308 Lynnwood Drive, Johnson City, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at the Johnson City Medical Center after an illness.
   Mrs. Gough was a native of Williamson, W.Va. who had lived the last 59 years in Johnson City. She was daughter of the late, Porter R. and Willie Mae Whitehead Stewart. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Jack Stewart.
   Mrs. Gough was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church.
   Survivors include her husband, George Dalton Gough; a son, Kenneth Gough of Elizabethton; two daughters, Jane A. Whittimore, Johnson City, and Myra G. Zumwalt of Biloxi, Miss.; two sisters, Virginia Rebmann, Johnson City, and Jewel Beard of Las Cruses, N.M.; seven grandchildren, Alison Stallard, Kelly Whittimore, Ryan, Ethan and Stephen Gough, Matthew and Elizabeth Zumwalt; a great grandchild, Madison Leigh Stallard; and several nieces and nephews.
   Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, Tenn., (423) 282-1521, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   GOUGH -- Funeral services for Margaret Stewart Gough, 74, 1308 Lynnwood Drive, Johnson City, were held Saturday, June 21, 2003, at 8 p.m. in the South Chapel of the Morris-Baker Funeral Home under the direction of the Rev. Garland Thayer. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until the time of service. A committal service will be conducted in the Monte Vista Burial Park on Sunday, June 22, 2003, at 2 p.m. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ryan Gough, Matthew Zumwalt, Rory Stallard, Clark Ellis, George Ellis and Jack Gouge. Memorials may be made to the Johnson City Lions Club, P.O. Box 3934, Johnson City, TN 37602. Online condolences are available at www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, Tenn., (423) 282-1521, is in charge of the arrangements.

Sophia D. Komaromy

   Mrs. Sophia Dugger Komaromy, age 95, formerly of 433 Beasley Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, at Hermitage Health Care following a brief illness.
   Mrs. Komaromy was a native of Elizabethton and a daughter of the late T. A. Dugger, Sr. and Ellen Marie Syren Dugger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Geza Komaromy, in 1993.
   Mrs. Komaromy was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and Carson-Newman College, class of 1937. She was a retired teacher of the city and county, having taught school for 32 years. She retired from teaching in 1970. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church and the Dorcas Sunday School Class. Mrs. Komaromy held memberships in the National, State and Local Retired Teacher's Association and the Julius Dugger Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, of which she was a member for over 60 years. She was a member of the Watauga Historical Association, The Tipton Haynes Historical Association, The Elizabethton Woman's Club, The American Association of Retired Persons and the Senior Citizens. 
   Survivors include one son, Retired Sgt. Major Richard Komaromy, of Manassas, Va.; one daughter and son-in-law, Janice and James Watrous, of Bristol, Tenn.; two granddaughters, Catherine Watrous Burkhart, of Knoxville, and Rebecca Watrous, of Nashville; two nieces, Mrs. James Taylor and Mrs. Bob Carver, both of Kingsport; two nephews, Benjamin Dugger and Brent Dugger, both of Elizabethton; and several grandnieces and nephews, and several cousins.
   Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  
   KOMAROMY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Sophia Dugger Komaromy, age 95, formerly of 433 Beasley Street, Elizabethton, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2003, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be by Mr. Roger Jenkins, soloist and Mrs. Trilla Little, organist. A private graveside service for the family will be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home from 12:30-1 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or the First Baptist Church, 212 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway Percy Funeral Home.
 
Bettye L. Mathes

  
Bettye L. Mathes, 71, 120 Page Avenue, Johnson City, died Saturday, June 21, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Tazewell County, Va., Mrs. Mathes was a daughter of the late James T. and Mary Jane Baldwin White. She had lived in Carter County for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Mathes, Dec. 26, 2000, by a son, David Mathes; by one sister, Goldie Taylor; and by three brothers, Ronnie Stout, Jackie Dean Stout and Howard Baldwin.
   Mrs. Mathes was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include two sons and one daughter-in-law, Burt (BJ) and Helen Mathes and Garry Mathes, all of Johnson City; seven sisters, Mary Ellen Fain and Virginia White, both of Tazewell, Va., Janice Sparks and June Dandy, both of Roanoke, Va., Juanita Sparks, Richlands, Va., Hazel Whited, Swartz Creek, Va., and Brenda Brewister, North Tazewell, Va.; eight brothers, James D. White, Johnny White and Melvin Stout, all of Tazewell, Va., Paul Baldwin, Richlands, Va., John Baldwin, Ravin, Va., Gene White, Roanoke, Va., Daniel Baldwin and Howard Baldwin, both of Virginia; two grandsons, Adam Mathes, Elizabethton and Joshua Matthew Mathes, Abingdon, Va.; a step-grandson, Joshua Pate, Johnson City; a step-granddaughter, Tracy Boyd, Abingdon, Va.; a great-granddaughter, Hannah Mathes, Elizabethton; three great-grandsons, Christian Fisher and Isiaih Boyd, both of Abingdon, Va.; and Miciah Russell, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   MATHES -- Funeral services for Bettye L. Mathes, 71, 120 Page Avenue, Johnson City, who died Saturday, June 21, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Revs. Bobby Stout and D.C. Byrd officiating. Graveside service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery (Greene County). Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen H. Sell

   Helen Hendrix Sell, age 92, of Johnson City, died Friday, June 20, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mrs. Sell was born in Piney Flats and had lived in this area all of her life. She was a daughter of the late Porter and Sudie Feathers Alison. Mrs. Sell was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul Hendrix, in 1953, by her second husband, C. Reese Sell, in 1984, and by three sisters, Margie Lady, Christine Dean and Nadine Lilly.
   Mrs. Sell had worked as a dental assistant for several local dentists before retiring from the Dental Unit at the VA. She was a member of First Christian Church, where she was active in the Loyal Women's Sunday School Class. She had also been involved in several local Home Demonstration Clubs.
   Survivors include two sons, Bob Hendrix and Dick Hendrix, both of Johnson City; a sister, Lucille Hicks, Kingsport; five grandchildren, Michael Hendrix, Lisa Edmondson, Laura Hendrix, Heather Hendrix and Sara Hendrix; three great-grandchildren, Solomon Hendrix, Zephyr Hendrix and Sullivan Hendrix; a step-daughter, Sylvia Robinson, Memphis; and several nieces and nephews.
   Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423-282-1521).
  
   SELL -- Funeral services for Helen Hendrix Sell will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Mr. Ed Hayes will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Those attending this service are invited to meet at the cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the "Fish Gang." For those who prefer, memorials may be made to the Loyal Women's Sunday School Class, C/O First Christian Church, 200 E. Mountcastle Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423-282-1521).

Myrtle M. Simerly

  
Mrs. Myrtle Eve Morley Simerly, 97, died Friday June 20, 2003, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A resident of Ivy Hall Nursing Home since September 2001, Mrs. Simerly had lived most of her life at 305 Ferguson Avenue, Elizabethton. A native of Butler, she was a daughter of the late Wylie L. and Mary Pierce Morley. Mrs. Simerly was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Reece Simerly, Oct. 4, 1983, by three sisters, Bonnie Oliver, Crete Garland and Tishia Hart; and by five brothers, Ray, Ernest, Allen, Ellis, and Clyde Morley.
   Mrs. Simerly was employed June 6, 1926, as the first female to be employed at the Bemberg Corp. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Elizabethton. She was a former member of the Elizabethton Women's Club.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Lynda Simerly, Maryville, Tenn.; a grandson, Max Simerly and his wife, Karen and children, Dustin and Rachel, all of Maryville, Tenn.; a granddaughter, Julie Garner and children, Elizabeth and Madialynne Cupp, all of Maryville, Tenn.; and many special relatives and friends.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SIMERLY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Eve Morley Simerly, 97, who passed away Friday, June 20, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. J.W. Hopper officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital, Greeneville, S.C. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Ruby J. Trivett

   Ruby J. Trivett, age 66, formerly of 101 Alexander Street, Hampton, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, Mrs. Trivett was the daughter of the late T.L. (Lackey) and Oda Guy Trivett. She was preceded in death by one brother, Roy Trivett, two sisters, Gladys Price Lund, and Mildred Treadway.
   Mrs. Trivett was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church and a homemaker.
   Survivors include five sisters, Margie Bice, Elizabethton, Elva Hoke, Florida, Pauline Gleisman, Florida, Christine Hill, North Carolina, Daisy Shingleton, Hampton; three brothers, Preston Trivett, Florida, Oscar Trivett, Elizabethton, Lloyd Trivett, Rhode Island; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   TRIVETT -- Funeral services for Ruby J. Trivett, age 66, formerly of 101 Alexander Street, Hampton, who died Thursday, June 19, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with Pastor Marvin Slagle officiating. Music will be under the direction of Pam Davis and June Johnson. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at the funeral home chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Margie Bice, 121 Earl Avenue, Elizabethton, any time. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, June 23, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Shingleton, Tommy Shingleton, Michael Hill, Ray Harmon, Lester Bennett and Bob Harrell. Honorary pallbearers will be nurses and staff at Pine Ridge Care Center. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. on Monday. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Ms. Trivett to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. 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.

Brandon L. Williams

   Brandon Leslie Williams, 25, Lenoir City, died Friday, June 20, 2003, as a result of an automobile accident.
   Mr. Williams was a member of Parkway Baptist Church, Knoxville. He graduated from Farragut High School, where he played football. He attended Pellissippi and U.T.-Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by grandfathers, Teddy A. Williams and Gene Field.
   Survivors include his son, Chandler Leslie Williams, his parents, Ted and Diane Williams of Lenoir City; his brother Todd Williams and wife, Michelle, Rogersville; his sister, Traci Farley and husband, Michael, Clinton; his grandparents, Novella Williams, Elizabethton, and Betty Field, Knoxville; a niece, Raegan Farley; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
   Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City, Tenn., 865-986-8013, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Brandon Leslie Williams, 25, Lenoir City, who departed this life Friday, June 20, 2003, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City, with the Revs. Scott Carter and Dick DeMerchant officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Family and friends will gather at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Lynnhurst Cemetery for graveside services. Brandon is now wrapped in the arms of his Saviour. He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He enjoyed playing football and started playing at age five. Brandon never met a stranger. He captured the hearts of everyone he meet instantly. He had a passion for living. Brandon was a special father, son, brother and best friend. Survivors include his beloved son, Chandler Leslie Williams, who he cherished the most. Click Funeral Home, 109 Walnut Street, Lenoir City, Tenn., 865-986-8013, is in charge of the arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com.

Dallas W. Williams

   Dallas Wayne "D.W." Williams, 340 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home.
   Mr. Williams was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Pless Thomas and Shirley Hazel Pearce Williams.
   Prior to his retirement, he was employed by North American Rayon Corporation, Beaunit Fibers, 3rd Unit, Daniel's Construction Co. and P.S.G. Corp. of Carter County. He was a veteran of the Vietnam era and a member of the Elizabethton Church of Christ. He enjoyed traveling and had worked throughout the United States, but he loved living in Carter County, Tenn.
   Survivors include three children and spouses: Randall Conley "Hank" and Anna Williams, Theodore Millard "Ted" Williams, and Jennifer and Mark Sturgill, all of Carter County; Seven grandchildren: Joseph Deel of the U.S. Coast Guard, Randi and Cassie Williams, Brandy, Emma, Sierra and Issac Sturgill; his former wife, Linda Beatrice Pike Williams, of Carter County, a native of Anniston, Ala.; one brother and sister-in-law, Conley and Nancy Williams, of Carter County; three sisters and brothers-in-law: Wanda Lee and Tommy McKeehan, Shirley Jean and Byron "Buddy" Rowan of Searcy, Alaska, and Deanna and Paul Baird of Carter County; many nieces and nephews as well as devoted friends and neighbors, too numerous to mention.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   WILLIAMS --Funeral services for Dallas Wayne "D.W." Williams, 340 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who passed away Friday, will be conducted at 11a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2003, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Elizabethton Church of Christ Singers. Interment will follow the service in the Pearce Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Rick Walker, Russell Kyte, Ford Townsend, Rodney Denson, Harold Monteith and Norman Ashely. Honorary pallbearers will be Gilbert Stout, Clayton Winters, Rick Largent and the men of Elizabethton Church of Christ. A Special Friend, Liz Denson. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 23, in the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, or at the residence of Mark and Jennifer Sturgill, 1117 Burgie Street, or Hank Williams, Big Springs Road, or " the farm." 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.
  

June 20, 2003

Myrtle L. Carver

   Myrtle Little Carver, age 94, of 2200 Stateline Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 19, 2003 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Floyd P. Johnson, Sr.

   Floyd Paul Johnson, Sr., age 73, 609 Crook Street, Hampton, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, Mr. Johnson was the son of the late Aaron Briston and Julie Beck Johnson. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Odom Johnson, Aug. 21, 1998; two brothers, Earl Johnson and James D. Johnson, and four sisters, Novella McNeil, Ruella Hazelwood, Mollie McNeil, and Zola Dean.
   Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith and was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. He was a member of the Hampton Masonic Lodge #750 F&AM.
   Survivors include two daughters, Debbie Williams, Hampton, and Kennetha Robinson, Hampton; one son, Butch Johnson, Hampton; three grandchildren, Shonda Johnson, Johnson City; Daniel Johnson, Hampton, and Cassie Johnson, Hampton; his step-mother, Sally Johnson, Warren, Ohio; three sisters, Jean Davis, Warren, Ohio; Sue Cozad, Warren, Ohio, and Jackie Rohrer, Warren, Ohio; three brothers, Ed Johnson, Warren, Ohio; Johnny Johnson, Warren, Ohio, and Beryl Johnson, Greeneville, Tenn., and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   JOHNSON --Funeral services for Floyd Paul Johnson, Sr., age 73, 609 Crook Street, Hampton who died Thursday, June 19, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Pastor Charles Cable officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ray Don Markland, Ruth Ann Cullop and Scott Reynolds. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be D. Simerly, Mitchell Smith, John Henson, Dean Burchett, Johnny Chambers, Bill Ballard, Gary Shingleton and Jerry McNeil. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Simerly, Howard Julian, Harold Presnell, Joe Norris, Paul Hampton, Wayne Shingleton, Tommy Shingleton and friends and neighbors. A special thank you to Adventa Hospice, Fred and Betty McNeil, Russell and Betty Mink, and his dog Sissy, for all their love, care and kindness to Mr. Johnson and his family. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or friends may call at the residence 609 Crook Street, Hampton any time. On line 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.

Sue M. Nave

  
Sue M. Nave, 56, 108 Dugger Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 19, 2003 at her residence.
   A Carter County native, she was a former employee of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and Quick Cleaners.
   She was of the Baptist faith.
   She was preceded in death by her father, William E. Nave.
   Survivors include her mother and step-father, Evelyn Estep Taylor and J.N. Taylor; one brother, Dwight Nave, Elizabethton; two step-sisters, Diane Garrison and Delores Campbell, both of Elizabethton; one special nephew, Patrick Nave; one great niece, Britney Nave; one great nephew, Logan Nave, and four uncles.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for the Nave family.
  
   NAVE -- Graveside services for Sue M. Nave, 56, 108 Dugger Branch Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 19, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2003 in the Estep Family Cemetery with the Rev. Ernest Garland officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Saturday, will be Mike Estep, Jeff Estep, Matthew Estep, Dave Estep, Josh Estep, Jacob Estep, Patrick Nave, Christopher Estep, Larry Estep and Roger Estep. Friends may call at the funeral home between the hours of noon until 5 p.m. Friday. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Saturday. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Nave family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements for the Nave family.

June 19, 2003

Julia C. Frakes

   Julia Carrie Frakes, infant daughter of Deborah Hall and Francis Henry "Lee" Frakes II, of Roan Mountain, died on Tuesday, June 17, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Julia was born on June 11, 2003, in Johnson City. She was preceded in death by her brother, Francis Henry Frakes III.
   In addition to her parents, survivors include her paternal grandparents, David Frakes of Santa Ana, Calif., and Julia Traughber and her husband, Cleve, of LaCanada, Calif.; her maternal grandparents, Mary Collins of Malvern, Ark., and Carl Dean Hall and his wife, Jane, of Paris, Ark.; an aunt, Suzette Ramos and her husband, Alex, of Las Vegas, Nev.; two uncles, David L. Frakes, Jr., and his wife, Deann, of Fullerton, Calif., and Michael Hall and his wife, Linda, of Highland Ranch, Colo.; her very special great-uncle and aunt, John and Suzanne Blanchard of Roan Mountain, and numerous cousins.
   Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, Tenn., 423-610-7171, is in charge of the arrangements for the Frakes family.
  
   FRAKES -- Funeral services for Julia Carrie Frakes, infant daughter of Deborah Hall and Francis Henry "Lee" Frakes II, of Roan Mountain, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2003 in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City, with Mr. Bo Deaton, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Private family committal and interment services will be held on Friday, June 20, 2003 in the Blanchard-Frakes Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Reed, Ralph Potter, Dustin Potter, and Sam Potter. The Frakes family would like to extend a very special thank you to the JCMC nursing staff in Labor and Delivery and NICU. Words of sympathy may be sent to the family at our Web site, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, Tenn., 423-610-7171, is in charge of the arrangements for the Frakes family.

Linda A. Hutcherson

  
Mrs. Linda Ann Hutcherson, 60, 303 W. Ravine Street, Kingsport, Tenn., died Monday, June 16, 2003, at her residence after a brief illness.
   Mrs. Hutcherson was born and raised in Elizabethton, Tenn., and made her home in Kingsport for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mrs. Florence Taylor and her father, Mr. William D. Taylor.
   Mrs. Hutcherson was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. She served on the Ladies Usher Board.
   Survivors include her husband, Mr. Fletcher Hutcherson; two sons, Mr. Curtis Lee Hutcherson and Mr. Aaron Sean (Sissie) Hutcherson, all of Kingsport, Tenn.; one daughter, Ms. Angela Yvette Hutcherson, Knoxville, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Rhonda J. (Ronnie) Cox, Church Hill, Tenn.; Ms. Betty Jean Taylor, Newport News, Va., and Ms. Alice Mae Taylor, Elizabethton, Tenn.; a devoted aunt, Mrs. Beulah Banner, Kingsport, Tenn.; one niece, Ms. Naposha Wagner, and a nephew, Mr. Steven Wagner.
   Robinson Funeral Services, Kingsport, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   HUTCHERSON -- Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Ann Hutcherson, 60, 303 W. Ravine Street, Kingsport, Tenn., who departed this life on Monday, June 16, 2003, will be conducted from Shiloh Baptist Church on Saturday, June 21, 2003, at 1 p.m., with Dr. Kenneth Calvert officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until the hour of service. Interment will follow at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Virginia. Condolences may be sent to the Hutcherson family via e-mail at robinsonfuneralservice@juno.com. Robinson Funeral Services, Kingsport, is in charge of the arrangements.

June 18, 2003

Horace Q. Jones

   Horace Q. Jones, age 60, 116 Forest Crest Lane, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 16, 2003, at his residence.
   A native of Carter County, Mr. Jones was the son of the late George Tipton Jones and Dovie Mae Irick Eggers. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Vesta Margaret Jones and Dorothy Ruth Jones and his step-father, Edward "Buss" Eggers.
   Mr. Jones was of the Baptist Faith. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
   Survivors include his wife, Sue Jones, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, George and Judy Jones, Elizabethton, and Bill and Dee Jones, Gambrills, Md.; two grandchildren, Avrielle Jones and Zachary Jones, both of Gambrills, Md.; two step-grandchildren, Shondar McKinney and Gavin McKinney, both of Elizabethton; one brother, Wayne Jones, Elizabethton, and one sister, Orpha Culbert, Ohio. Several nieces and nephews also survive, and lots of loving cousins.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   JONES -- Funeral services for Horace Q. Jones, age 60, 116 Forest Crest Lane, Elizabethton, who died Monday, June 16, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Bill Jones officiating, and the eulogy will be given by the eldest son, George Jones. Music will be under the direction of Kay Arnold. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2003 at the funeral home chapel. The graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2003 at Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Military honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Wayne A. "Buddy" Jones, II, Charles Fletcher, Mark Church, Johnny Miller, Tony Cannon, Buddy Arnold, Eddie Richardson and Bob Rasnick. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home chapel at 12:15 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Friends may also call at the residence, 116 Forest Crest Lane, Elizabethton, any time. Words of condolence 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.

Mabel L. McCoury

   Mabel Louise McCoury, age 85, formerly of 8005 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.
   Mrs. McCoury was a Carter County native and the daughter of the late Stokes and Nora Caldwell Freeman.
   She was a member of Roan Mountain First Baptist Church.
   Mrs. McCoury was a housewife and former employee of North American Rayon Corporation.
   She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clyde Freeman, Roy Freeman, James Freeman, and a sister, Ethel Stout.
   Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Bynum McCoury, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Harold Dean and Kathy McCoury, of Marianna, Fla.; Bynum Jerry and Sherry McCoury, of Roan Mountain; two daughters and one son-in-law, Shirley Mae Dickason, of Virginia Beach, Va.; Lavana Sue and Mike Smith, of Memphis; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; several nieces and nephews; a special niece and her daughter, Martha Shook and Christina, both of Banner Elk, N.C.; three special cousins, Mildred Stout, of Canton, Ohio; Marybelle Lyons, of Roan Mountain, and Marie Hagie, of Roan Mountain.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   MCCOURY -- The funeral service for Mabel Louise McCoury, age 85, formerly of 8005 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain who died Tuesday, June 17, 2003 at Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain with Pastor Richard Stout and Pastor Gary Perkins officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 20, 2003 at Freeman Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Storie, Jim Storie, Bobby McCoury, Rudy Johnson, Wayne Hagie, Dana Dean Young, Rudy Campbell, Tull Oaks, Jr. and Dillard Shell. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemtery at 10:55 a.m. on Friday. A special thank you to the staff of Pine Ridge Care Center, and Dr. James Wilson and the staff of Johnson City Urological Clinic and Adventa Hospice of Elizabethton for their care and support. Mabel is now absent from the body and present with her Lord. Friends may also call at the residence 8005 Hwy 19E, Roan Mountain any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. McCoury to First Baptist Church, 8489 Hwy 19E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687. Words of condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Freddy D. Williams

   Freddy D. Williams, age 47, 701 Elm Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 17, 2003 unexpectedly at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of Carter County, he is the son of Beatrice Stout Williams, of the home and the late Ollie B. Williams.
   He was of the First Church of God faith.
   He was a former employee of Kennametal Inc.
   He was a 1973 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was preceded in death by two brothers, David Wayne Williams and Billy Jack Williams.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two brothers and one sister-in-law, Jeffrey Williams, of the home; Donald R. and Judy L. Williams, Elizabethton; a niece, Katie Williams, Elizabethton, and special friends include the congregation of First Church of God.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, (423) 542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WILLIAMS -- The graveside service for Freddy D. Williams, age 47, 701 Elm Street, Elizabethton who died Tuesday, June 17, 2003 will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Jerry Carver and Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home chapel at their convenience after 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2003, or they may also call at the residence 701 Elm Street, Elizabethton any time. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2003 for the graveside service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mr. Williams to Building Fund, First Church of God, 609 N. Lynn Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, (423) 542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel C. Williams

   Hazel C. Williams, age 85, 229 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the home of a son, Estel F. Williams, 238 Allison Road, Piney Flats, Tenn., following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, Mrs. Williams was the daughter of the late Percy and Lula Smith Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Fonce Williams, Oct. 13, 2001, two infant sons and five brothers.
   Mrs. Williams was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church and attended Valley Forge United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry P. and Carol Williams of Elizabethton and Estel F. and Patty Williams of Piney Flats; six grandchildren and their spouses, Deborah and Mark Allen of Smithville, Va.; Jeffrey and Julie Williams of Houston, Texas; Benjamin and Heather Williams of Monticello, Ark.; Estel Williams III; Mallorie Williams and Haley Williams, all of Piney Flats; three great-grandchildren, Nickolas and Christopher Allen, of Smithville, Va., and Abigail Williams of Monticello, Ark.; and a brother, Leonard Campbell, of Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423-542-2232) is in charge of the arrangements for the Williams family.
  
   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Hazel C. Williams, age 85, 229 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 15, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2003 in the Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Paul Humphrey officiating. Music will be under the direction of Joel Street, soloist. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, prior to the service in the chapel. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be George Campbell, Charlie Campbell, Jim Campbell, John Campbell, Bill Campbell, Bob Campbell, Hobie Hyder and Hugh Buckles. Honorary pallbearers will be Lynn Rash, Earl Collins, Bill Cline, Dan Holder, Jerry Bowers, D. J. Townsend, Jack Perkins, Jim Boone, Trent Foutch, her friends at Valley Forge United Methodist Church, Edgefield United Methodist Church, and Hunter United Methodist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Williams to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to your favorite charity. A special thanks to Dr. Kevin Vaught, Dr. Robert Schubert, the Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, and the fourth floor nursing staff at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital for all their love, care and kindness to Mrs. Williams and her family. 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 for the Williams family.

June 17, 2003

Edgar C. Hodge

   Edgar C. Hodge, age 76, formerly of 1900 Preston Road, Johnson City, Tenn., died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, Tenn., following an extended illness.
   A native of Johnson County, having lived in Johnson City most of his life, he was the son of the late Fayette and Mammie Dugger Hodge. He was preceded in death on September 22, 2002, by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Hodge.
   Mr. Hodge attended King Springs Free Will Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Magnavox for 17 years and he was a retired employee from American Water Heater Company.
   Survivors include two daughters, Gail Johnson of Jonesborough and Judy Haney of Johnson City; a son, David Hodge of Johnson City; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Rosa Lee Lones of Jonesborough; a brother, J. R. Hodge of Jonesborough; and several nieces and nephews.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423-542-2232), is in charge of arrangements for the Hodge family.
  
   HODGE -- Funeral services for Edgar C. Hodge, age 76, formerly of 1900 Preston Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, June 15, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2003, in the Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with the Rev. O. P. Stokes officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, prior to the service in the chapel, or at the residence of a daughter, Judy Haney, 305 Orleans Street, Johnson City, Tenn., at any time. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m., Wednesday, June 18, to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 N. Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604. 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 arrangements for the Hodge family.

Horace Q. Jones

   Horace Q. Jones, age 60, 116 Forest Crest Lane, Elizabethton, died Monday, June 16, 2003 at his residence.
   Funeral arrangements incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, (423) 542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.

Dorothy I. Morgan

  
Dorothy Ina Morgan, age 87, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 149 Brimer Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 14, 2003 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   A native of Watauga County, N.C., she had lived most of her life in Carter County. Mrs. Morgan was the daughter of the late Miles and Matilda Presley Love.
   She was of the Holiness faith and a homemaker.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard David Morgan; one son, Darrell Wayne Morgan; two brothers, Ed Love and Hoover Ward, and three sisters, Rena Morgan, Dollie Lambert, and Margie Hicks.
   Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Marie and Cotton Jackson, of Richlands, Va.; Ruth Davis, of South Dakota; Pansy and James Hurley, of Forks, Washington, and Margie Morgan; two sons and one daughter-in-law, James (Buster) Morgan and special friend, Evelyn Johnson, of Elizabethton; Bobby and Gloria Morgan, of Everett, Washington; 19 grandchildren; several great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, (423) 542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of the arrangements for the Morgan family.
  
   MORGAN -- Funeral services for Dorothy Ina Morgan, age 87, of Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 149 Brimer Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, June 14, 2003, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in the Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ernest "Buck" Hicks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2003 in Tetrick Funeral Home Fireside Room. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, (423) 542-2232, Elizabethton, is in charge of the arrangements for the Morgan family.

Hazel C. Williams

   Hazel C. Williams, age 85, 229 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the home of a son, Estel F. Williams, 238 Allison Road, Piney Flats, Tenn., following an extended illness.
   A native of Carter County, Mrs. Williams was the daughter of the late Percy and Lula Smith Campbell. She was preceded in death by two infant sons and five brothers.
   Mrs. Williams was a member of Hunter United Methodist Church and attended Valley Forge United Methodist Church. She was a homemaker.
   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry P. and Carol Williams of Elizabethton and Estel F. and Patty Williams of Piney Flats; six grandchildren and their spouses, Deborah and Mark Allen of Smithville, Va.; Jeffrey and Julie Williams of Houston, Texas; Benjamin and Heather Williams of Monticello, Ark.; Estel Williams III; Mallorie Williams and Haley Williams, all of Piney Flats; three great-grandchildren, Nickolas and Christopher Allen, of Smithville, Va., and Abigail Williams of Monticello, Ark.; and a brother, Leonard Campbell, of Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423-542-2232) is in charge of the arrangements for the Williams family.
  
   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Hazel C. Williams, age 85, 229 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, June 15, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2003 in the Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Paul Humphrey officiating. Music will be under the direction of Joel Street, soloist. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, prior to the service in the chapel. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, 2003 in Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be George Campbell, Charlie Campbell, Jim Campbell, John Campbell, Bill Campbell, Bob Campbell, Hobie Hyder and Hugh Buckles. Honorary pallbearers will be Lynn Rash, Earl Collins, Bill Cline, Dan Holder, Jerry Bowers, D. J. Townsend, Jack Perkins, Jim Boone, Trent Foutch, her friends at Valley Forge United Methodist Church, Edgefield United Methodist Church, and Hunter United Methodist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Williams to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to your favorite charity. A special thanks to Dr. Kevin Vaught, Dr. Robert Schubert, the Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, and the fourth floor nursing staff at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital for all their love, care and kindness to Mrs. Williams and her family. 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 for the Williams family.

June 16, 2003

Edna L. Smith

   Mrs. Edna Louise Smith, 73, 807 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at her residence.
   A native of Sullivan County, Mrs. Smith was the daughter of the late Frank and Pearl Bullock Carr. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Paul Smith, Nov. 7, 1995; by a son, Michael Lee Smith; a sister, Jean Perry, and by two brothers, Lonnie Carr and Ralph Carr.
   Mrs. Smith was a member of Oakdale Free Will Baptist Church.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Vickie Barber, Bluff City, Elizabeth and David Rawls, Johnson City, and Beverly and Carson Carter, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Alvin "Butch" and Trudy Smith, Bluff City; seven sisters, Molly Caldwell, and Velma Hicks, both of Bluff City, Jewell Blevins, Pauline Campbell, Betty Perry, Glendora Asher and JoAnn Smith, all of Elizabethton; five brothers, Kenneth "Bud" Carr, Elizabethton; W.J.; Sam; Terry and Gary Carr, all of Bluff City; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Bernice Howell.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Edna Louise Smith, 73, 807 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, who died Saturday, June 14, 2003, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2003 in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Donna and Freddie Osborne will provide the music. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Carson Carter, 153 Indian Creek Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Hazel C. Williams

   Mrs. Hazel C. Williams, 85, 229 Blue Springs Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at the home of a son, Estel F. Williams, 238 Allison Road, Piney Flats, Tenn.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, 211 N. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

June 15, 2003

Charles L. Buchanan

   Charles Lee Buchanan, 60, 8410 Highway 19-E, Elk Park, N.C., died Thursday, June 12, 2003, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
   A native of Elk Park, N.C., Mr. Buchanan was a son of Lois Fields, of Elk Park, N.C., and the late James Buchanan. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Fields, and step-father, Roland Fields.
   In addition to his mother, survivors include two aunts, Mary Ruth Markland, Roan Mountain, and Nola Freeman, Jonesborough; two uncles, Tull Oaks, Jr., Roan Mountain, and Levi Oaks, Gary, Indiana; and several cousins.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
  
   BUCHANAN -- Funeral services for Charles Lee Buchanan, 60, 8410 Highway 19-EE, Elk Park, N.C., who died Thursday, June 12, 2003, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2003, from the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Tull Oaks, Jr. officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Frieda Winters. The graveside service and internment will be conducted at 11a.m. Monday, June 16, in Taylor's Chapel Cemetery, Elk Park, N.C. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday. Active Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 15, from 6-7 p.m. in the Rhododendron chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Elk Park Rescue Squad, Elk Park, NC 28622. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of the arrangements.

Robert E. Glidden

  
Robert E. Glidden, 54, 2140 W. G Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   A native of New Castle, Pa., Mr. Glidden was a son of the late Edward C. Glidden, Sr. and Virginia Mae Wagner Glidden. He had lived in Carter County since 1994. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward C. Glidden, Jr.
   Mr. Glidden was an employee of Harris-Tarkett, Inc., Johnson City. He had served in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.
   Survivors include his wife, Linda Swails Glidden; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Violet Glidden Conwell and William L. Conwell and Bobbie Jean Glidden Smith and Chrisopher S. Smith, all of Elizabethton, and Virginia Mae Glidden, Rocky Mount, N.C.; three brothers, Jim, Richard John and Gary Lee Glidden, all of New Castle, Pa.; two sisters, Kathy Kirkwood and Sandy Jo Shoaff, both of New Castle, Pa.; three grandchildren, Calin Jerrell Braswell, Zachary Tyler Conwell and Adrienne Kristen Smith; and several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   GLIDDEN -- Funeral services for Robert Eugene Glidden, 54, 2140 W. G Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Apostolic Christian Church, 123 Emmanuel Drive, Johnson City, with the Rev. Edward Davis officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday, will be Joey Proffitt, Jim Wandell, Gordon Ellis, Mark Beitz, Wayne Wabble, Herman Halter, Tom Smith, Ronnie South, Kenneth Davis and Larry King. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. The body will be taken to the church one hour before the services. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Glidden family at mfc@chartertn.net. Military graveside honors will be conducted by VFW Post 2166. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Elmer J. Jones

  
Mr. Elmer Jack Jones, 640 Vinton Street, Erwin, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, in Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Jones was a Carter County native and had lived most of his life in Unicoi County. He was the son of Lillian Whitehead Jones, Erwin, and the late Willie Lee Jones. In addition to his father, Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Ruth Vanover Jones, in 1981, one daughter, Barbara Lynn Jones in 1963, and one brother, Charles Steve Jones in 1995.
   Mr. Jones was formerly employed with the City of Johnson City.
   Survivors include his wife, Teresa Jenkins Jones, Erwin; three sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Mary Jones and Jerry Jones, all of Johnson City, and Russell and Alycia Jones, Clinton, Miss.; three daughters, Sharon Harrison, Donna Jones and Amy Jones, all of Erwin; one brother and sister-in-law, Doyle and Evelyn Jones, Unicoi; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Joan and Doug Woodby, Janet and Eddie Lee Byrd and Vicky and Ricky Buchanan, all of Unicoi, and Joy and Ronnie Lovette, Erwin; four grandchildren, Ashley Jones, William Laws, Daniel Jones and Hannah Harrison; and several nieces, nephews and aunts.
   Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, 743-1380 or 928-4595, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   JONES -- Funeral services for Mr. Elmer Jack Jones, 640 Vinton Street, Erwin, who died Saturday, June 14, 2003, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday from the Buffalo Valley Free Will Baptist Church. The Revs. Steve Cochran and Dallas Gregg will officiate. Music will be provided by Steve and Phyllis Bennett, Vicky Buchanan, and Kim Berry. Interment will follow in Peterson Cemetery, Unicoi. Johnny Sams, Adams Sams, Jerry Byrd, Shawn Hensley, Harold Jones, Chucky Jones and Bobby Tipton will serve as pallbearers. The family, ministers, friends and pallbearers are requested to assemble at the church by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, those who wish to do so may make memorial contributions to Buffalo Valley Free Will Baptist Church, C/O Mike Garland, 119 Buckeye Road, Unicoi, TN 37692. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, 743-1380 or 928-4595, is in charge of the arrangements.

Mose Ledford

  
Mr. Mose Ledford, 93, 100 Stalling Lane, formerly of Unicoi, died Friday, June 13, 2003, in Erwin Health Care Center.
   Mr. Ledford was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a son of the late W.C. and Mariah Fender Ledford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Texie Harris Ledford, in 1983, three brothers and two sisters.
   Mr. Ledford was a retired carpenter. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Glen and Alma Ledford, Unicoi; one daughter and son-in-law, Ethel and Louis Persinger, Johnson City; one brother and sister-in-law, David and Mary Ledford, Johnson City; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Kathleen and Casey Jones, and Hulda Ingram, all of Erwin; one sister-in-law, Ann Ledford-Walker, Erwin; four grandchildren, Donna Powers, Randy Ledford, Rita Burleson, and Lori Moody; four great-grandchildren, Melanie Burleson, Tiffany Weese, Spencer Weese and Riley Moody, and several nieces and nephews.
   Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, 743-1380 or 928-4595, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   LEDFORD -- Funeral services for Mr. Mose Ledford, 93, 100 Stalling Lane, formerly of Unicoi, who died Friday, June 13, 2003, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Eugene Penland will officiate. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Sunday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Monday. The family, minister and friends may gather at the cemetery by 10:55 a.m. Monday. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of the son, Glen Ledford, 506 Glenn Lane, Unicoi. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to Margaret Howell and her entire staff of nurses and workers who have faithfully loved and cared for Mr. Ledford in these past months. Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, 743-1380 or 928-4595, is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy I. Morgan

  
Mrs. Dorothy Ida Morgan, 87, Pine Ridge Care Center, formerly of 149 Brimer Road, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Saturday, June 14, 2003, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton.
   A native of Watauga County, N.C., she had lived most of her life in Carter County. Mrs. Morgan was the daughter of the late Miles and Matilda Presley Love. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard David Morgan; one son, Darrell Wayne Morgan, two brothers, Ed Love and Hoover Ward, and three sisters, Rena Morgan, Dollie Lambert and margie Hicks.
   Mrs. Morgan was of the Holiness faith and a homemaker.
   Survivors include four daughters and two sons-in-law, Marie and Cotton Jackson, Richland, Va., Ruth Davis, South Dakota, Pansy and James Hurley, Forks, Wash., and Margie Morgan; two sons and one daughter-in-law, James (Buster) Morgan, and special friend, Evelyn Johnson, Elizabethton, Bobby and Gloria Morgan, Everett, Wash., 19 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements. www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

Tina A. Mull

  
Ms. Tina Annette Mull, 1263 Berry Road, Banner Elk, N.C. (Foscoe), died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in the Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn.
   Ms. Mull was born Nov. 12, 1966, in Lincolnton, N.C., to Clyde A. Mull of Lenoir and Johnnie Sue West Mull Berry of Foscoe.
   Other survivors include a son, Damien; three daughters, Christal, Brittany and Danyell, all of Boone, N.C.; two brothers, Allan Davis and Clyde Mull, Jr., both of Lenoir, N.C.; and three sisters, Darlene Mull and Martha Watson, both of Lenoir, and Karan Calloway, Foscoe.
   The family will have a private memorial service at a later date.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, Tenn., is in charge of the arrangements.

Edna C. Smith

   Mrs. Edna Louise Carr Smith, 73, 807 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, died Saturday, June 14, 2003, at her residence.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
   Memorial Funeal Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Lottie M. Smith

   Mrs. Lottie Marie Smith, 93, 115 Cottage Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, in the Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
   A native of Carter County, Mrs. Smith was a daughter of the late Arthur and Rhoda Russell Glover. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis J. Smith, June 23, 1964; two sisters, Jennie Gentry and Minnie Lyons; two brothers, Andrew and Paul Glover; and two half-brothers, Chal Seaboch and Harold Seaboch.
   Mrs. Smith was a member of First Christian Church of Elizabethton.
   Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   SMITH -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lottie Marie Smith, 93, 115 Cottage Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, June 12, 2003, were conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Brent Nidiffer, minister, officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Highland Cemetery. Mr. Gene Estep, organist, will provide the music. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 8:55 a.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Kaden M. Watson

   Kaden Michael Watson, infant son of Evon Watson and Lewis Becco, died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville, Tenn.
   Kaden was a native of Washington County, and his family attended Phillippi Baptist Church.
   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandmother, Gladys Watson Glispie, Elizabethton, maternal great-grandmother, Reba Watson, Elizabethton, an uncle, Robert Webster, Elizabethton, paternal grandmother, Deidre Becco, maternal great-uncles and maternal great- aunts, Michael Watson, Elizabethton, Donald and Angela Watson, Elizabethton, Lisa Watson, Elizabethton, James Allen and Carla Watson, Illinois, Remell Watson, Elizabethton, friends, Jerry and Tonya Pittman, Johnson City, Michael Stewart, Lynchburg, Va., Eddie Fain, Elizabethton, Tonya McRath, Lynchburg, Va., and his godfather, David Fields, Elizabethton.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, 423-542-2232, is in charge of the arrangements.
  
   WATSON -- Funeral services for Kaden Michael Watson, who died Thursday, June 12, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2003, at Phillippi Baptist Church, with the Rev. Joseph Hollifield officiating. Music will be under the direction of William Bowers, Gregory Wash and Loretta Newton. Interment will follow the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Robert Webster, David Fields, Dwayne Blevins and Jason Duffield. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnson City Medical Center NICU, and East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 2-2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at Phillippi Baptist Church. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Kaden to Ronald McDonald House, 418 N. State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, TN 37604. 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.

Charlotte B. White

  
Charlotte Bradshaw White, 69, 1204 Huron Drive, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
   Mrs. White was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Thomas R. Bradshaw, Elizabethton, and the late Birdie Barnett Bradshaw. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lewis White, May 1, 1997.
   Mrs. White was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church, and was also former secretary and church clerk. She was a legal secretary for David Tucker, Sam LaPorte, Cowan and Landstreet Attorneys.
   Survivors, in addition to her father, include a daughter, Mira Elaine White, of the home; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy Bradshaw Rasnick, Watauga, and Rita Bradshaw Holtsclaw and Tim Holtsclaw, Hampton; and a brother and sister-in-law, James "Sam" and Jeanette Bradshaw, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 543-4917, is in charge of arrangements.
  
   WHITE -- The funeral service for Charlotte Bradshaw White, 69, 1204 Huron Drive, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 13, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Phil Poston and the Rev. Elmer Carter officiating. Music was under the direction of James "Bo" Campbell and JoAnn Campbell. Interment followed the funeral service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers were nephews, Terry Barker, Randy Dumas, Mark Hyatt, Tommy Range, Robby Murphy, Allen Rasnick, Thomas Ledford and Daniel Range. Honorary pallbearers were her church family, neighbors and the medical staff of the 2500 and 5500 wings at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. The family received friends from noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Dorothy Bradshaw Rasnick, 787 Watauga Road, Watauga, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. White to First Free Will Baptist Church (Building Fund), 706 First Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. 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.