August 14, 2003

Bonnie L. Johnston
Bonnie Lowe Johnston, 93, a resident of Lakebridge Nursing Home and a former resident of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord August 12, 2003 at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Johnston was born January 18, 1910 in Washington County, Va. She was a daughter of the late Henry and Glenna Carmack Lowe and the widow of Emory Johnston. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Joseph and Albert.
Mrs. Johnston was a member of Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church and had worked as a private nurse.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Edie and Jack Street; three granddaughters and a grandson-in-law, Jacqui and Mark Steadman, Pam Hawkins and Penny Street; three great-grandchildren, Colby Hawkins, John Steadman and Samantha Steadman; four sisters, Thelma Carswell, Dixie Johnson, Josephine Wright and Kate Latham; and a brother and sister-in-law, Albert and Nellie Lowe. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Johnston will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 14, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joe Hudson and the Rev. Gary Thacker officiating, with special music by Janet Grant, Kristin Geros and Sam and Ginger Dalton. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, August 15, in the Mountain View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jim Carswell, Kenneth Wright, Bob Johnson, Don Lowe, Jack Latham and Bill Lowe. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Weaver Funeral Home, 630 Locust Street, Bristol, (423) 968-2111, is in charge of arrangements.

Gertrude Lane
Gertrude Lane, 87, 1204 Broad Street Extension, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, August 12, 2003, at The Cambridge House, Bristol, Va., following a brief illness.
Mrs. Lane was a native of Welch, W.Va., and the daughter of the late William Milton and Bertha Elizabeth Patterson Woody. She was also preceded in death by three sisters.
Mrs. Lane was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church, Elizabethton. She was an RN, having previously worked at the Franklin Clinic and the Carter County Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Walter Earl Lane, of the home; a son, Thomas Banner, Elizabethton; a stepson, Ronald Lane, of Texas; a stepdaughter, Esther Herd, of Texas; and a sister, Demple Jones, of Ohio.
The funeral service for Mrs. Lane will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, August 15, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 16, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. 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.

Johnny R. Presnell
Johnny Richard Presnell, 53, of Hampton, died Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at his residence.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

August 13, 2003

"Robbie" E. Hawkins
"Robbie" Earl Hawkins, 45, of Johnson City, died Sunday, August 10, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Hawkins was a native of Lebanon, Va., and had lived in Johnson City for the past 10 years. He was a son of Phyllis Dockery and stepson of Kenneth Dockery, Weber City, Va. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ira and Hazel Hawkins.
Mr. Hawkins was a former truck driver and a member of Holy Church of Truth, Bristol.
Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his fiancee, Cindy Tester, Johnson City; two sons, Robert Tester, Johnson City, and Nicholas Hawkins, Colonial Heights, Va.; a brother, Cecil Hawkins, Blountville; two sisters, Tammy Ball, Church Hill, and Kimberly Hickman, Weber City, Va.; three grandchildren; and will be remembered dearly by four special aunts, Patsy Daugherty, Bristol, Tenn., Peggy Warwick, Lake Gaston, N.C., Paula Wright, Blountville, and Pamela Kiser, Bristol, Va.; and two uncles, Paul Hawkins and Perry Hawkins, both of Bristol, Va.
The funeral service for Mr. Hawkins will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 14, from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with the Rev. Perry Hawkins officiating. Committal services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 15, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Johnson City. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Friday and travel in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of his mother and stepfather, Kenneth and Phyllis Dockery. Online condolences to the family may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is serving the family.

August 12, 2003

Roger McKinney
Roger McKinney, 58, of Fallon, Nev., formerly of Elizabethton, died Friday, August 8, 2003.
Mr. McKinney was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McKinney.
Survivors include his wife and three children, one brother and one sister.
Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232.

August 11, 2003

Martha L. Harmon
Martha L. Harmon, age 75, formerly of Butler, died Saturday, August 9, 2003 at Hermitage Health Center, Elizabethton, following an extended illness.
A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Alvin B. and Polly Dugger.
She was a member of Piney Grove Church of Christ.
She was a retired employee of Levi Strauss, Mountain City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Renes D. Harmon, April 14, 1999, and two brothers, Freeman and Robert Dugger.
Survivors include three daughters, Bea Montgomery, Elizabethton; Sharon Helbert, Elizabethton; Penny Guy, of Johnson City; one son, Tony Harmon, Butler; seven grandchildren, Brian Montgomery, Elizabethton; Vince Helbert, Jr., Elizabethton; Justin Harmon, Butler; Josh Harmon, Mountain City; Jessica Arnold, Mountain City; Jennifer Crowe, Durham, N.C.; Rebecca Barlow, Johnson City; two great grandchildren, Morgan Crowe, of Durham, N.C.; Dillan Barlow, Johnson City; two sisters, Eula Harmon, of Elk Park, N.C.; Marge McGuire, of Aiken, S.C.; five brothers, Lenville Dugger, Johnson City; Dewey Dugger, Butler; Milton Dugger, Johnson City; Joseph Dugger, Butler, and Earl Dugger, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Martha L. Harmon will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 12, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with Mr. Dean Estep, Minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Grove Church of Christ Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Burl Harmon, Jerry Harmon, Nicholas Dugger, Kenny Payne, Jim Harris, and Billy Dugger. Honorary pallbearers will be Reed McGuire, Ted Harmon, Lynn Dugger, Gary McGuire, Robbie Barlow, Counts Guy and Vincent Helbert, Sr. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, August 11, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace or other times at the residence of a daughter, Penny Guy, 134 Hills Ave., Johnson City. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Harmon to American Diabetes Association, Tennessee Affiliate, 4205 Hillsboro Ave, Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37215. 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

August 10, 2003

Ronald L. Clipse
Ronald Larry Clipse, 61, 108 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, died Thursday, August 7, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Clipse was a native of Roan Mountain and the son of Clyde Clipse and the late Stella Morgan Clipse.
Mr. Clipse was a U.S. Marine veteran.
Survivors include four sons, Timothy Clipse, Bristol, Joey Clipse, Kingsport, Jeremy Clipse, Gloucester, Va., and Jeffery Clipse, Kingsport; a daughter, Marilyn Disher, Roan Mountain; his former wife, Karen Clipse, Bristol; and an uncle, Nelson Morgan, Roan Mountain.
There will be a memorial service held for Mr. Clipse on Sunday, August 10, at 2 p.m. at Captain Nelson Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

Julia A. Cowan
Mrs. Julia Ann Cowan, 89, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 1412 Squibb Drive, Johnson City, died Friday, August 8, 2003, at the Center.
Mrs. Cowan was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Henry and Lona Dugger Guy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wiley Cowan, in 1980, and by four sisters and two brothers.
Mrs. Cowan had lived in Johnson City since 1948. She was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sons, Tommy Cowan, Glenn Cowan and Billy Jack Cowan; a sister, Mabel Weaver, Elizabethton; and a brother, J.D. Guy, Trap Hill, N.C. Seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Cowan will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 10, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Sugar Grove Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, August 11, in the Cowan Cemetery, Butler, with the Rev. Ray Greene officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at 1412 Squibb Drive, Johnson City. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Cowan Family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Norma L. Hicks
Norma Louise Hicks, 83, 730 A Hickory Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, August 7, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
Mrs. Hicks was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Thomas Oaks and Amanda Garland Calhoun. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Grover L. Hicks, in 1966, and a son, Sidney Hicks.
Mrs. Hicks was a member of Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Ella Jarrett, Roan Mountain, and Amanda Marie Brackins, Sevierville. Seven grandchildren, a great-grandson and all the special friends at church also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Hicks will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 10, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with the Rev. Ray Stockton and the Rev. Rick Price officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Interment will follow the funeral service at Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Richard Cannon, Bill Cannon, Matt Price, Robert Pierce, John Rouse and Steve Tolley. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 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.

Lucinda McCool
Lucinda McCool, 54, 952 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Friday, August 8, 2003, at her residence following a brief illness.
Mrs. McCool was a native of Whitesburg, Ky., and had been a resident of Elizabethton for the last 10 years. She was the daughter of the late Trolies and Loretta Carter Sexton.
Mrs. McCool was a member of Sims Hill Christian Church. She was a homemaker and former employee of Duo/Fast.
Survivors include four daughters and a son-in-law, Deborah Tanner, Shelia and Michael Covarrubias, Billie Jean McCool and Mary McCool, all of Elizabethton; two sons, William McCool, Chicago, Ill., and Michael Paul McCool, Elizabethton; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Wanda and Carlos Sexton, Bowling Green, Ky., Sharon and Jimmy Miles and Carolyn and Harrison Robinette, all of Elizabethton, and Patricia Holbrook, Moorehead, Ky.; and two brothers, Paul Sexton of Georgia, and Gary Sexton, Whitesburg, Ky. Eleven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Mrs. McCool will be taken to Letcher Funeral Home, 102 Main Street, Whitesburg, Ky., 41858, (Phone: 606-633-2284) for funeral services and interment.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com

Lula F. Peck
Lula Campbell Findlay Peck, 83, died Thursday, August 7, 2003, at Asbury Place, Wytheville, Va.
Mrs. Peck was born February 11, 1920 in Wytheville, Va., to the late Frank S. Findlay Sr. and Lula Bell Campbell Findlay. She was raised by her grandmother, Kate Spiller Campbell, and aunt, Eulalia Campbell, in Nashville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Frank S. Findlay Jr., John Campbell Findlay and Father Harris M. Findlay.
Mrs. Peck and her late husband, Virgil Glenn Peck, lived in Kingsport, where she was active in the Holston Valley Auxiliary, Girl Scouts, the Salvation Army Girl Guards and the Civil Air Patrol. She worshiped with the King's Highway Temple.
Survivors include her niece, Kathryn "Ty" Findlay Roop and family, Wayne, Che, Mia, Kevin and Helen Roop; stepsisters, Louise Findlay Smith, Mildred Little and Janet Dering; sisters-in-law, Virginia Boettger and Betty Trubey; and cousins, Tom Findlay, Jean Gorman, Laura Bassett and Linda Meadows.
Because of her loving heart and caring soul, she blessed the lives of her foster daughter, DeRhonda Williams and family, Walter and Julie Williams, Melissa, Larry, Janice and Jamie Tester; and her foster son, Roy Kaye and his wife, Carolyn Kaye.
Calling hours are from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday, August 10, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport. A memorial service for Mrs. Peck will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Richard K. Dice officiating. Memorials may be made to the organization of one's choice. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mildred B. Piercy
Mildred Banner Piercy, 102, 212 Holly Lane, Elizabethton, died Saturday, August 9, 2003, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Piercy was a native of Banner Elk, Avery County, N.C., and had been a resident of Elizabethton for over 70 years. She was the daughter of the late John William Banner Jr. and the late Mollie Louzenia Hodges Shoemaker. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roger E. Piercy, with whom she was co-owner of Carter County Motor Company, and by a brother, two sisters, three half sisters and two half brothers.
Mrs. Piercy was a member of First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton, where she was a former Sunday School teacher and was a member of United Methodist Women. She was a 1918 graduate of Lees-McRae Institute and was a former school teacher in Banner Elk, Newland and Landis, N.C.
Survivors include a nephew, Claude Banner Jr., Welch, W.Va.; a niece, Adele Christie, of Kansas; and a sister-in-law, Ruth Piercy, Johnson City. Several great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
The graveside service for Mrs. Piercy will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 11, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, August 12, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 2:10 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Piercy to First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton, 325 East E. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Jack K. Workman
Jack Kerrigan Workman, 77, was born October 9, 1925 and died August 8, 2003 at Lakebridge Healthcare.
Mr. Workman was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of the late Robert and Jane Workman. In addition to his parents, was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 38 years, Billie Jean Workman, in 1989; a son, Marvin Kent Workman; a granddaughter, Shannon Nichole Adams; and two brothers, Tommy Workman and Bobby Workman.
Mr. Workman was of the Baptist faith. He served his country as an Infantryman in the U.S. Army in Germany during World War II. He was a cab driver with Yellow Cab Company in Johnson City for several years and later retired from Harris Manufacturing.
Survivors include four daughters, Carolyn Sue Crawford, Jonesborough, and Deborah Jean Adams, Cynthia Gail Ford and Donna Marie Davis, all of Johnson City; a son, Terry Jack Workman, Johnson City; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Rowe, Johnson City, and Betty Combs, Knoxville; and two brothers, Ralph Workman and Robert Workman, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Workman was conducted Saturday, August 9, at 7 p.m. from the North Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Greer officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Committal services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, August 10, at Washington County Memory Gardens. Friends are invited to meet at the cemetery for this service. Military Honors will be accorded by VFW Post #3382, Kingsport. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521.

August 8, 2003

Ruth Chikomb
Naomi Chikomb

Ruth and Naomi Chikomb, infant twin daughters of Rukang and Fresie Kamwaso Chikomb, 213 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, were born and died Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
In addition to their parents, they are survived by a brother, Andre, and a sister, Sally Beth.
The funeral service will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, August 10, at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, Johnson City, with the Rev. Carol Wilson and the Rev. David Jackson officiating. The committal service and interment will follow at Washington County Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Wesley Playground Fund, P.O. Box 3205 CRS, Johnson City, TN 37602. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com <http://www.morrisbaker.com/> . Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Doris H. Durrett
Doris Hughes Durrett, of Blountville, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2003, at her residence after a period of declining health.
Doris was born in Elizabethton, a daughter of the late Roby and Lillian Miller Hughes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Richardson Durrett, who passed away April 9, 2001.
Doris was a nursing assistant and retired from the Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Airport Christian Church.
Doris is survived by her loving family, Patti Tate, Robyn Carson and her husband, Bob, all of Blountville; grandchildren, Angela Lyons, Jamie Rhodes and Melissa Lyons; a great-grandson, Christian Blake Rhodes; a sister, Thelma Hill, Gray; and her brothers, Dulaney Hughes, Roan Mountain, and Kenneth "Ken" Hughes.
Calling hours will be any time at the residence. A register book will be available for those to sign at the funeral home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, August 9, at East Lawn Memorial Park with David Belhman officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Livesay, Travis Glover, Bob Carson, Tommy Hill and Kenny Hughes. Please visit our Web site at www.mem.com to place a condolence to the family. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Durrett family.

H. Tony Smile
H. Tony Smile, 44, went home to be with Jesus Monday, August 4, 2003, at his home in Elizabethton.
Born October 15, 1959, he had suffered for several years from heart problems, and died from heart failure. He spent most of his life in the Bristol/Johnson City area, where he had many friends and accomplishments. He was a top insurance salesman, and later led the sales department of a major telecommunications company for Lucent Technologies. He was an acclaimed photographer and songwriter. He loved family get-togethers and to take his nieces and nephews fishing and bowling. He was a member of Borderview Christian Church, Elizabethton.
Mr. Smile was preceded in death by his father, Jaber B. Smile. He leaves behind his mother, Linda Smile; four brothers, Scott, Al and Sammy Smile and Larry Swift; one sister (and best friend), Dianne Smile-Monforte; several nieces and nephews.
He always had a smile on his face and a kind word to say to others. His charismatic personality drew people to him and he never met a stranger. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to all. His passing was unexpected and leaves everyone who knew him with a sad heart. He will be missed by so many. Please keep the family in your prayers.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 10, in the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Tim Wallingford of First Christian Church officiating. The committal service will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport. Pallbearers will be Mike Monforte, Chuck Parsell, Bo Eastridge, Ken Clifton, Danny Eastridge and Eddie Drayne. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 8. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com <http://www.morrisbaker.com/> . Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

August 7, 2003

Dr. Julian T. Caudill Sr.

Dr. Julian Terrell Caudill Sr., 84, 514 Caudill Place, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 3, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
Dr. Caudill was a native of Narrows, Va., and the son of the late Dr. Estell Leftridge "E.L." Sr. and Flora Weatherly Caudill. He was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Caudill, and a brother, Dr. E.L. Caudill Jr.
Dr. Caudill was a 1940 graduate of the University of North Carolina and a 1951 graduate of the University of Florida School of Pharmacy. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Elizabethton.
Dr. Caudill and his wife, who is also a pharmacist, owned and operated Watauga Pharmacy in Elizabethton for 29 years. He was a member of the Elizabethton Rotary Club of Elizabethton, having 48 years of perfect attendance. He was also a Paul Harris Fellow.
Dr. Caudill was a member of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM, the Scottish Rite and the Jericho Shrine Temple. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Security Federal Savings Bank. He was a World War II Army veteran, having served in New Guinea and the Philippines in counter intelligence and was with the First Occupational Forces in Japan during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dr. Altajane Holden Caudill, of the home; one son, Tom Caudill, Dayton, Ohio; one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn Caudill Hazelwood and Kail Hazelwood, Knoxville; three granddaughters, Mara Caudill, Lacayes, Haiti, Caroline Clark, Elizabethton, and Casey Ross, San Diego, Calif.; one great-grandson, Cannon Michael Clark, Elizabethton; one daughter-in-law, Charlotte Caudill, Elizabethton; one sister, Peggy Weiss, Asheville, N.C.; and two special friends, Virginia Caudill, Dayton, Ohio, and Rhadchanee Ruth, Chicago, Ill.
The funeral service for Dr. Caudill will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 7, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Buford Hankins and the Rev. Bill Carter officiating. A private inurnment will be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary Pallbearers will be Peter W. Hampton, Donald Tetrick, John R. Crockett Jr., Michael McKinney, Bill Hampton, Red Beall, Sam LaPorte, Greg Bowers and Bob Kane. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence, 514 Caudill Place, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Dr. Caudill to the charity of your choice. 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.

Mrs. Harriet B. Hacker

Mrs. Harriet B. Hacker, 88, 219 West "I" Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, August 4, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
Mrs. Hacker was a native of Jacksboro, Tenn., and had resided in Elizabethton since the 1940s. She was the daughter of the late William A. and Bessie Hobbs Brickey and was also preceded in death by her husband, Theodore B. Hacker, in September 1993, and two brothers, Walter H. Brickey and William Brickey.
Mrs. Hacker was retired from the First Peoples Bank, Jonesborough. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton.
Survivors include two sons, Theodore "Ted" Hacker Jr., Elizabethton, and William C. Hacker, Glastonbury, Conn. Six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
The committal and entombment service for Mrs. Hacker will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, August 8, in the Chapel of the Mausoleum of Peace of Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Harrison Taylor officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Brenda Pelham. Honorary pallbearer will be Frank Gentry. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 7. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the committal service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423-543-5544).

August 6, 2003

Edith C. Bowlick

  
Edith Cardwell Bowlick, age 86, 4507 South Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, Fla. and 95 Peter Hardin Lane, Elk Park, N.C., went home to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 following an extended illness. She was residing with her niece, Leunah Tipton, 627 Golf Course Drive, Elizabethton. A native of Elk Park, Mrs. Bowlick was the daughter of the late R.N. and Lida Leunah Vance Cardwell and was also preceded in death by her husband, C.A. Bowlick and her only brother, R.E. Cardwell, Sr. Mrs. Bowlick was a member of First Baptist Church of Elk Park and also attended Sunrise Baptist Church of Fort Pierce. She was very active in both churches until her illness. She graduated from Cranberry High School and was a graduate of Women's College University of North Carolina, Greensboro. She and her husband were educators and taught for many years in the Avery County area and later ran a business school in Fort Pierce. Edith and C.A. conceived the idea of the Cranberrian Corporation; she served as secretary/treasurer of the corporation for her many years of service. Survivors include two nieces and spouses, Leunah and Jolly Tipton, Elizabethton; Mary Ruth and Gordon Ownby, of Richmond, Va.; one nephew and spouse, R.E. and Marjorie Nelle Cardwell, of Elizabethton; 7 great nieces and nephews, Viki Campbell, Jennifer Lynn Perkins, Lee, Dean and Steve Ownby, and Robbie and Jon Cardwell; 17 great great nieces and nephews; one great great great niece, and two great great great nephews. Funeral services for Edith Cardwell Bowlick will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2003 from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Revs. Rufus Biddix and Clarence Laws officiating. Interment will follow Thursday, August 7, 2003 at 11 a.m. in the Bowlick Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. until the service hour at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.reinssturdivantfuneralhome.com. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, N.C. is serving the Bowlick family. (828) 733-2121.

Marion L. Davidson

   Marion Lynn Davidson, age 60, 1829 Bristol Highway, Watauga, died Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Earnest C. and June Lafell Heaton Davidson. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church. Mr. Davidson was a Correctional Officer for the State of Tennessee, Department of Corrections. He was a U.S. Army Veteran having served in Vietnam and Korea. He was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Davidson.
   Survivors include his wife, Virginia Cornett Manz Davidson, of the home; one daughter, Susan Richardson, Elizabethton; two sons, Kenneth Davidson, Tony Davidson, both of Elizabethton; two step-sons, Nicholas Manz, Elizabethton; Steven Manz, Oliver Springs, Tenn.; three sisters, Brenda Foster, Joan Kiser, both of Elizabethton; Barbara Dugger, of Powell, Tenn.; four grandchildren, and five step-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The funeral service for Marion L. Davidson will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Rev. Gene Cornett and Rev. Walker Roberson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ethel Davidson. The graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 8, 2003 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military honors to be accorded by Capt. Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Cornett, Nicholas Manz, Steven Manz, Andrew Manz, Doug Bradley and Larry Kiser. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. on Friday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 7 at Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel or friends may call at the residence any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements. 423-542-2232.
  

Edna B. Honeycutt

   Edna Birchfield Honeycutt, 79, of Hampton Creek, Roan Mountain, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, August 2, 2003.
   Mrs. Honeycutt was the daughter of the late Laos and Lydia Birchfield and was a lifelong resident of Roan Mountain. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Honeycutt, in 1996.
   Mrs. Honeycutt attended Roan Mountain Holiness Church and was faithful to God and her family.
   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Harold and Jane Honeycutt, Huntsville, Ala.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Elaine and Jim Hooker, Johnson City, and Leta and Douglas Campbell, Roan Mountain; five grandchildren, Glen Honeycutt, Carol Honeycutt and Crissy Honeycutt, all of Huntsville, Ala., and Tia Campbell and Destiny Campbell-Whisnant, both of Roan Mountain; six great-grandchildren, all of Alabama; one great-grandchild, of Italy; and several nieces and nephews.
   The funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday, August 8, at Roan Mountain Holiness Church with the Rev. Don Julian and the Rev. Jeff Davis officiating. Music will be under the direction of Pat Julian and Charlotte Smith. Interment will follow the funeral service at Honeycutt Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jon Julian, Chad Clark, Keith Ashley, Brian Hershey, Terry Edwards, Jon Clawson, Bill Hershey and Gene Honeycutt. Honorary pallbearers will be Fred Honeycutt and Zeb Honeycutt. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 7, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Honeycutt to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1951, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

Timothy G. Shankle

   Timothy Gregory Shankle, 42, of Friendsville, Tenn., died Monday, August 4, 2003, at his residence.
   Mr. Shankle was born January 18, 1961 in Baltimore, Md. He was a former resident of Etowah for 34 years and a Friendsville resident for the past one and one-half years. He was a son of the late Bobby Jack Shankle.
   Mr. Shankle was a member of the Worldwide Church of God in Knoxville.
   Survivors include his wife, Teresa Myers Shankle, Friendsville; four children, Tabitha Shankle and Joseph Shankle, both of Stoney Creek, Aaron Gregory Shankle and Anna Mae Shankle, both of Friendsville; two stepchildren, MaDonna Brown and Johnathan Brown; his mother, Retha Morgan Shankle, Etowah; four sisters, Zebbie Discepoli of Kentucky, Grace Locke and Kem Taylor, both of Etowah, and Deidre Ensley, Knoxville; two brothers, Bobby Shankle, Seattle, Wash., and Paul Shankle, Etowah; and numerous extended family members.
   Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, in the South Chapel of Bordwine Funeral Home, 203 Ohio Avenue, Etowah, with Pastor Dennis Wheatcroft officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 7, and proceed to Green Hill Cemetery for the 10 a.m. committal service. Bordwine Funeral Home, 203 Ohio Avenue, Etowah, Tenn., (423) 263-7033, is in charge of arrangements.

August 5, 2003

Dr. Julian T. Caudill, Sr.

Dr. Julian Terrell Caudill, Sr., age 84, 514 Caudill Place, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 3, 2003 at his residence following an extended illness. A native of Narrows, Va., he was the son of the late Dr. Estell Leftridge "E.L." and Flora Weatherly Caudill, Sr. Dr. Caudill was a 1940 graduate of the University of North Carolina and a 1951 graduate of the University of Florida School of Pharmacy. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Elizabethton. Dr. Caudill and his wife, who is also a pharmacist, owned and operated Watauga Pharmacy in Elizabethton for 29 years. He was a member of the Elizabethton Rotary Club of Elizabethton, having 48 years of perfect attendance. He was also a Paul Harris Fellow. Dr. Caudill was a member of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F & AM, the Scottish Rite and the Jericho Shrine Temple. He was a member of the Board of Directors at Security Federal Savings Bank. Dr. Caudill was a World War II army veteran having served in New Guinea and the Philippines in counter intelligence and was with the First Occupational Forces in Japan during World War II. He is preceded in death by one son Terry Caudill; one brother, Dr. E.L. Caudill, Jr. Survivors include his wife, Dr. Altajane Holden Caudill, of the home; one son, Tom Caudill, of Dayton, Ohio; one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn Caudill Hazelwood and Kail Hazelwood, of Knoxville; three granddaughters, Mara Caudill, of Lacayes, Haiti; Caryle Clark, of Elizabethton; Casey Ross, of San Diego, Calif; one great grandson, Cannon Michael Clark, of Elizabethton; one daughter-in-law, Charlotte Caudill, Elizabethton; one sister, Peggy Weiss, of Asheville, N.C.; two special friends, Virginia Caudill, of Dayton, Ohio, and Rhadchanee Ruth, of Chicago, Ill. The funeral service for Dr. Julian T. Caudill, Sr. will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 7, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with Rev. Buford Hankins and Rev. Bill Carter officiating. A private inurnment will be held at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Honorary Pallbearers will be Peter W. Hampton, Donald Tetrick, John R. Crockett, Jr., Michael McKinney, Bill Hampton, Red Beall, Sam LaPorte, Greg Bowers and Bob Kane. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, August 7, at the funeral home chapel, or friends may call at the residence 514 Caudill Place, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Dr. Caudill to the charity of your choice. 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.

Harriet E. Hacker

Harriet Elizabeth Hacker, age 89, formerly of 219 West I Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, August 4, 2003 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

Shirley J. Marlow

Shirley Jean Marlow, age 63, 331 Stout Hollow Road, Hampton, died Monday, August 4, 2003 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. A native of Freemont, Va. She was the daughter of the late Hose Edward and Mamie Gertrude Booker Perkins. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Perkins and two sisters, Irene Yon, and an infant sister. Survivors include her husband, Rufus L. Marlow, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Eula Mae Marlow and Ralph White, of Knoxville; a step granddaughter, Amanda Sue White, of Knoxville; four brothers, Earl Perkins, of Kingsport; Herman Perkins, of Kirkwood, Pa.; Sidney Perkins, of Peru, Ind.; Walter Perkins, of Blowing Rock, N.C.; two sisters, Ruby Schuler, of Knottingham, Pa., and Gladys Ramey, of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The funeral service for Shirley J. Marlow will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Rev. Russell Potter and Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Interment will follow the funeral service at Whitehead Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Ronald Brown, William Marlow, Eddie Marlow, Darrell Marlow, Harry Marlow, Toby Rainbolt and Todd Isaacs. Honorary pallbearers will be doctors and staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Jess Bailey, Kenneth Bailey, Sam Bailey, Johnny Isaacs, Chris Isaacs and Michael Clawson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at the funeral home chapel and at other times at the residence. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Marlow to the Carter County Humane Society, 159 Hickory Hollow Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 ATTN: Bob White, Treasurer. 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.

Delestine Winters McKinney

Delestine Winters McKinney, 79, 209 Perkins Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, August 3, 2003, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. McKinney was a native of Elk Park, N.C., and the daughter of the late Corbett Winters and Nina Greene Parish. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Howard McKinney; a sister, Marie Kegg; a brother, George Winters; and a grandson, Joseph Mark Perry.
Mrs. McKinney was a member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Walter and Carolyn McKinney and the Rev. Jeff and Wanda McKinney, all of Roan Mountain; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth and R.C. Brown, Minneapolis, N.C., and Evenell and Joe Perry, Banner Elk, N.C.; a sister, Dorothy Roland, Newland, N.C.; two half brothers, Bobby Winters, Hampton, and Jimmy Jones, Holden Beach, N.C.; two half sisters, Leslie Honeycutt, Morganton, N.C., and Doris Birchfield, Harrisburg, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special niece and nephew, Pauline and Conley Shell, Roan Mountain.
The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. John Stevens and the Rev. Keith Gwyn officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Melody Trio. The family will receive friends at the Rhododendron Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the home of a son, the Rev. Jeff McKinney, 104 Ellis Hollow Road, Roan Mountain. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 7, at Richardson Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be R.L. Jones, Sam McKinney, Randy Howell, Gene Howell and Gerald Jones. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:25 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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.

Ruth R. Rambo

Mrs. Ruth Reece Rambo, age 100, 1208 Thomas Blvd., Elizabethton, died Monday, August 4, 2003 at her residence. A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late Daniel B. and Elizabeth Wilson Reece and had lived in Elizabethton for the past 61 years. She was a 1921 graduate of Johnson County High School, Mountain City. She taught school for a brief period after graduating from high school. Mrs. Rambo was the oldest member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton. She once sang in the church choir. She was a member of the Dorcas Sunday School Class, where she served as pianist for several years. She formerly had been active in the Women's Missionary Organizations. Mrs. Rambo was preceded in death by her husband, Earl T. Rambo, November 8, 1980; by a son, James Samuel Rambo, June 30, 1999, and by eight brothers and sisters. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Earlene and Roy Barron, of Navato, Calif., and Martha and Bill Holden, of Elizabethton; five grandchildren and their husbands, Mikki and Rocky Crowe, of Johnson City; Becky and Marc Bowen; Kathy and Richard Fries, of Calif., and Holly and Richard Carter and Patty Rambo, Elizabethton; seven great grandchildren, Weston Crowe, Matthew and Jonathan Bowen, Stephen Fries, Ryne Carter, Nina and Alexa Feathers, several nieces and nephews, and her care giver, Helen Minson. Funeral services for Ruth Reece Rambo will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2003 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. William L. Swafford officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Hope, Happy Valley Memorial Park, with the Rev. Bob Polk officiating. Roger Jenkins, soloist, and Yvonne Swafford, pianist, will provide the music. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Holden, Rocky Crowe, Roy Barron, Richard Carter, Dr. Marc Brown, Richard Fries, Ramsey Pollard, Kyle Chambers, G.B. Gardner, Raymond Shepard, John L. Bowers, Jr., Temple Fulton, Barney (Howard) Fondren, and Reece Cole. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Rambo to the American Bible Society, 1865 Broadway, New York, NY 10023. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Rambo family at mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

August 4, 2003

Dr. Julian T. Caudill, Sr.

   Dr. Julian Terrell Caudill, Sr., 84, 514 Caudill Place, Elizabethton, died Sunday, August 3, 2003 at his residence following an extended illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Wilma J. Davenport

Wilma J. Davenport, age 68, 5191 Highway 321, Butler, died Sunday, August 3, 2003 at the residence of her grandson Jerry "Dink" Ramsey, Hampton, following a brief illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Paul McKinley and Lurlie Clark Miller. Mrs. Davenport was a member of Little Milligan Baptist Church and a retired seamstress. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Shoun; a grandson, Cecil H. Bradshaw; one brother, Harold Miller; one sister, Brenda Thompson. Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Nick Bradshaw, Elizabethton; Marty and Dale Evans, Butler; Ginnie and Ivan Rice, Jonesborough; Debbie Ramsey and Herman King, Hampton; Sandra and Roscoe Clawson, Butler; five sisters, Rosalee Campbell, Mountain City; Ruby Greene, Roan Mountain; Pauline Divert, Mich.; Christine Bedding Field, Mich.; Betty Snodgrass, Ind.; one brother, Douglas "Slim" Miller, Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive. The funeral service for Wilma J. Davenport will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2003 in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Richard Jones and Rev. Chuck Morefield officiating. Music will be under the direction of Joel Crisp and Little Milligan Baptist Church Choir. The graveside service and interment will follow the funeral service at the Davenport Cemetery, Butler. Active pallbearers will be Gary King, Smith Davenport, Jr., Delbert Clawson, Traci Taylor, Shane Lewis, Danny Kinser, Ralph Greene, Jeff Andrews and Terry Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Eb Matherly, Maynard Davenport, Herman Burchette, Parley Rice, J.R. Gryder, and Howard Bradshaw. Special friends include Maude Clawson, Lucy Reese, Mary Ann Potter, Shelby Davenport and Marie Matherly. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2003 at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a grandson, Jerry "Dink" Ramsey, 102 Short Street, Hampton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Johnson City Medical Center Hospice, 1807 W. Market Street, Plaza 1, Johnson City, TN, 37604. 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.

Peggy Davis

  
Mrs. Peggy Jo Woodby Davis, 120 Lawrence Davis Road, Limestone Cove Community, Unicoi, died Sunday, August 3, 2003 at the residence of a son, Rep. David Davis, 2016 Northwood Drive, Johnson City. Mrs. Davis was a Washington County native having lived most of her life in Unicoi County. She was a daughter of the late David S. and Bertha Hopson Woodby. Mrs. Davis retired from EZ Painter after 31 years of service. She attended Pathway Freewill Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Davis, December 29, 2002, and one sister, Betty Kirk. Survivors include her husband, Lawrence Davis, Unicoi; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Rep. David L. and Joyce Engle Davis, of Johnson City; Brian K. Davis, of Nashville; Kathy Davis, of Johnson City; one brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Dottie Woodby, of Johnson City; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Barbara and Rex Day, of Ragland, Ala.; Jean Holtsclaw, of Johnson City; four grandchildren, Angela Clawson, Scott Davis, Matthew Davis, Rachel Davis; two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service for Mrs. Peggy Jo Woodby Davis will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2003, from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Ulis Miller and Reverend James Hamm will officiate. Music will be provided by Queenie Wheeler, Alfred Dugger and Inez Chandler. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2003 in Roselawn Memory Gardens, Johnson City. Steve Holtsclaw, James Holtsclaw, Jack Brooks, Warren Davis, Rick Ingram, Roy Lacey and Robert Gouge will serve as pallbearers and are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Monday. Family, ministers, pallbearers and friends may gather at the funeral home by 10:45 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of a son, Rep. David Davis, 2016 Northwood Drive, Johnson City. Unicoi Funeral Home, 4428 Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. 743-1381 or 928-4595.

Edna B. Honeycutt

  
Edna Birchfield Honeycutt, age 79, 528 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mtn., died Saturday, August 2, 2003 at her residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mtn., is in charge of arrangements. 423-772-3928.

Eugene B. Jones Sr.

   Eugene Broyles "Jeep" Jones Sr., 95, 901 Lake Drive, Johnson City, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Appalachian Christian Village.
   Mr. Jones was a descendant of two 1770's pioneer families of this section, the Joneses and Broyles. He was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Thomas Franklin and Nellie Broyles Jones. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas F. Jones, and a sister, Mary Nelle Regan.
   Living most of his life in Johnson City, he attended Science Hill High School and was a graduate of Randolph Macon Military Academy and Milligan College. He was the dean of East Tennessee Broadcast Engineers, and had more than 55 years experience in the broadcast field. He designed the initial installation of broadcast equipment for, and was employed by WDUK, Durham, N.C., WETB, Johnson City, and WETS-FM, East Tennessee State University. He was also an engineer at WJHL Radio, Johnson City. He retired from WETS in 1977 and had retired earlier from WETB in 1972. As a pioneer in the broadcast industry, he witnessed its growth from a few scattered stations to what we enjoy today.
   Mr. Jones was a member of Central Baptist Church. He had been a licensed Amateur Radio operator since 1930 (W4AOY). He built the first two-way radio for the police department in Carter County in 1929, and in the 1930s he built the two-way police radio for Johnson City. He was a member of the Johnson City Radio Club and MARS (Military Affiliated Radio System).
   Survivors include his wife, Ruth T. Jones, Johnson City; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Eugene Broyles "Gene" Jr. and Joy Cayton Jones, Jacksonville, N.C., Frank F. and Anne Jones, Virginia Beach, Va., Kenneth Edward Jones, Falls Church, Va., and Robert Lawrence "Larry" and Debra Smith Jones, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; eight grandchildren, Darren Buchanan, Dr. ReVonda Grayson, Jennifer Fulbright, Neal Jones, Aaron Jones, Lori Jones, Caroline Jones and Ariana Jones; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Lindsey Fulbright and Zefram Nichols; one niece and four nephews.
   The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Jones was held at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 2, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services with the Rev. R. Willard Warfield officiating. Music was under the direction of Mrs. Brenda Pelham. Visitation began at 6 p.m. and continued until the service time on Saturday. The graveside and committal service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Everyone is asked to meet at the funeral home by 2:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Herman Tester, Mark Nichols, Neal Jones, Aaron Jones, Richard Tester, Doyle Tester, Clarence Dickens and C.V. Jayne. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Hyder, Merrill Moore, Fred Lockett, Lynn Williams, Roland Medler, Arthur Bud Kelsey, Al LeFevre, Howard Tester, Larry Letourneau, Charles A. Anderson and members of the Johnson City Radio Club. For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601, or to Housecall Hospice, 100 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the Jones Family via our Web site, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements for the Jones Family.
  

Delestine McKinney

   Delestine McKinney, age 79, of 209 Perkins Hollow Road, Roan Mtn., died Sunday, August 3, 2003 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mtn., is in charge of arrangements. 423-772-3928
  

Edna S. Range

  
Edna Smalling Range, age 76, 911 Sycamore Shoals Drive, Elizabethton died Saturday, August 2, 2003 at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Linda Carver Smalling. Mrs. Range was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and attended East Tennessee State College. She was a member of Brick Christian Church and was a homemaker. Mrs. Range is preceded in death by her husband, Dayton Range; one brother, Lloyd Smalling; two sisters, Bertha Little and Alma Knebel. Survivors include one sister, Mary Woods, Elizabethton; one brother and two sisters-in-law, Woodrow and Geneva Smalling, Watauga, and Wilma Smalling, Watauga; several nieces and nephews also survive. The funeral service for Edna S. Range will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, August 5, 2003 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Dr. Don Marshall and Mr. Bob Woods, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Brick Bunch. The committal and entombment service will follow in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Douglas Smalling, David Wilson, Frank Aycock, Allen Aycock, Harold Range, Larry Norris and Troy McInturff. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Elizabethton, TN, 37643. 423-543-5544.
  

August 3, 2003

Bill Cable

   Bill Cable, 60, 116 Vanover Road, Johnson City, died Friday, August 1, 2003, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
   Mr. Cable was a native of Washington County and a son of the late John and Lethia Birchfield Cable. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Heaton, and a brother, Junior Cable.
   Mr. Cable was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and was self-employed as a paint and body auto repairman. He was of the Baptist faith.
   Survivors include his wife, Peggy Lee Cable, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Anthony Charles Cable, of the home, and William Jr. and Shannon Cable, Jonesborough; a daughter, Billie Jo Cable, of the home; two sisters, Helen "Mitzi" Toney, Elizabethton, and Iva Lee Briggs, Gray; a brother, Kenneth Cable, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Ashley, Nikky, Dustin and Austin Cable; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ruth and Kenneth Blevins, Roan Mountain; a sister-in-law; several brothers-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
   Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.
  

Eugene B. Jones Sr.

   Eugene Broyles "Jeep" Jones Sr., 95, 901 Lake Drive, Johnson City, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Appalachian Christian Village.
   Mr. Jones was a descendant of two 1770's pioneer families of this section, the Joneses and Broyles. He was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Thomas Franklin and Nellie Broyles Jones. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas F. Jones, and a sister, Mary Nelle Regan.
   Living most of his life in Johnson City, he attended Science Hill High School and was a graduate of Randolph Macon Military Academy and Milligan College. He was the dean of East Tennessee Broadcast Engineers, and had more than 55 years experience in the broadcast field. He designed the initial installation of broadcast equipment for, and was employed by WDUK, Durham, N.C., WETB, Johnson City, and WETS-FM, East Tennessee State University. He was also an engineer at WJHL Radio, Johnson City. He retired from WETS in 1977 and had retired earlier from WETB in 1972. As a pioneer in the broadcast industry, he witnessed its growth from a few scattered stations to what we enjoy today.
   Mr. Jones was a member of Central Baptist Church. He had been a licensed Amateur Radio operator since 1930 (W4AOY). He built the first two-way radio for the police department in Carter County in 1929, and in the 1930s he built the two-way police radio for Johnson City. He was a member of the Johnson City Radio Club and MARS (Military Affiliated Radio System).
   Survivors include his wife, Ruth T. Jones, Johnson City; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Eugene Broyles "Gene" Jr. and Joy Cayton Jones, Jacksonville, N.C., Frank F. and Anne Jones, Virginia Beach, Va., Kenneth Edward Jones, Falls Church, Va., and Robert Lawrence "Larry" and Debra Smith Jones, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; eight grandchildren, Darren Buchanan, Dr. ReVonda Grayson, Jennifer Fulbright, Neal Jones, Aaron Jones, Lori Jones, Caroline Jones and Ariana Jones; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Lindsey Fulbright and Zefram Nichols; one niece and four nephews.
   The Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Jones was held at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 2, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services with the Rev. R. Willard Warfield officiating. Music was under the direction of Mrs. Brenda Pelham. Visitation began at 6 p.m. and continued until the service time on Saturday. The graveside and committal service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Everyone is asked to meet at the funeral home by 2:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Herman Tester, Mark Nichols, Neal Jones, Aaron Jones, Richard Tester, Doyle Tester, Clarence Dickens and C.V. Jayne. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Hyder, Merrill Moore, Fred Lockett, Lynn Williams, Roland Medler, Arthur Bud Kelsey, Al LeFevre, Howard Tester, Larry Letourneau, Charles A. Anderson and members of the Johnson City Radio Club. For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601, or to Housecall Hospice, 100 Rogosin Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences may be sent to the Jones Family via our Web site, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, (423) 610-7171, is in charge of arrangements for the Jones Family.

Grace Reid

Grace Reid, 54, 124 Gaither Cable Lane, Butler, died Friday, August 1, 2003, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Reid was a native of Lenoir, N.C., and a daughter of the late Clarence and Winnie Jolly Coffey. She was also preceded in death by a son, Marty Harris, a daughter, Tammy Reid, and three brothers, John, Larry and Jerry Coffey.
   Mrs. Reid was a homemaker and was of the Church of Christ faith.
   Survivors include her husband, William Dewey Harris Jr., of the home; four sons, Bart Harris, Jason Harris and Chris Reid, all of Butler, and David Reid, Lenoir, N.C.; two daughters, Betsy Reid, Butler, and Amy Parlier, Elk Park, N.C.; nine grandchildren; a sister, Meredith Sipes, Lenoir, N.C.; and a brother, Smith Coffey, Montgomery, Ala.
   The funeral service for Mrs. Reid will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, August 4, at Stout Hill Church of Christ, Butler, with Mr. David Irick officiating. The graveside service and interment will follow the service at Cable Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Harold Parlier, Eddie Miller, Tom Cable, Travis Harris, Alex Matthews, Johnny Blevins, Adam Parlier and Dustin Reid. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, August 3, at Stout Hill Church of Christ. Friends may also call at the residence at any time. Condolences may be sent to the Reid Family through our Web site www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

August 1, 2003

Lawrence E. Egolf
Lawrence E. Egolf, 68, 107 West 4th Avenue, Watauga, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr. Egolf was a native of Sykesville, Md., (Howard County), and had lived in Carter County for the past 24 years. He was the son of the late Charlie Egolf and the late Blanche Buckingham Egolf Penn and was also preceded in death by his wife, Della Faye Egolf, and a brother, Lewis Egolf.
Mr. Egolf was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church. He was a retired employee of Vaughn Furniture, Johnson City.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Dennis Earp, Limestone; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Gloria Egolf, Watauga; a step-daughter, Sherry Wilson, Butler; a step-son, Tony Garland, Watauga; two grandchildren, Christopher Earp, Limestone, and Brian Egolf, Johnson City; four step-grandchildren, Monica Edwards, Johnson City, Christie Garland, Cindy Garland and Matthew Garland, all of Elizabethton; four great-grandchildren, Chance Garland and Tyler Merphy, both of Elizabethton, India Davis and Elijah Egolf, both of Johnson City; five brothers, Russell Egolf, William Egolf, Jim Egolf, Terry Penn and Tom Penn, all of Maryland; two sisters, Helen Egolf, Littlestown, Pa., and Edna May Henry, of Maryland; three special friends, Fred and Jewell Fox, Watauga, and Paula Potter, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mr. Egolf will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, August 3, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Maupin officiating. Interment will follow at George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tony Garland, Geary Walker, Jon Fendelander, Ken H. Lipford, Bill Hilliker and Dave Campbell. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 107 West 4th Avenue, Watauga, any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

Eugene B. Jones
JOHNSON CITY -- Mr. Eugene Broyles "Jeep" Jones, Sr., 95, 901 Lake Drive, died on Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Appalachian Christian Village. For those who prefer, memorials may be given to Central Baptist Church, 300 N. Roan, Johnson City, TN 37601. Visitation will held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2003 in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Johnson City. Condolences may be sent to the Jones family via our Web site, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Serivces, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604, 610-7171.