June 14, 2004

Zola L. Riner
   Zola L. Riner, 80, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 114 Pearl Bowers Rd., died Sunday, June 13, 2004 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a four-month illness.
   Born in Norton, Va., Mrs. Riner formerly lived in Wise, Va. and had resided in Carter County for the last five years. 
   She was a retired CNA and was of the Baptist faith. 
   She was a member of Hubbard Chapel Freewill Baptist Church of Pound, Virginia.
   Mrs. Riner was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Ora Stapleton Lane; her first husband, Milton Collins and second husband, Daniel W. Riner of Wise, Virginia.
   Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Gwen and Ernest Bowers of Elizabethton; one step-son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Judy Riner of Piney Flats; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Odel and Hilda Lane of Pound, Va.; Carmel and Polly Lane of Abingdon, Va.; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Zelda Lane and Evela and Curtis Hubbard of Wise, Virginia. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends also survive.
   The funeral service for Zola L. Riner will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2004 at the Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Mr. Steve Hill, minister, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pearl Bowers Cemetery, Elizabethton. The family will receive friends at the Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2004 or any time at the home of the daughter, Gwen Bowers, 104 Pearl Bowers Rd., Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Fane Bowers, Joe Hubbard, James Cantrell, Brandon Grindstaff, Jerry Crawford, and Jerry D. Crawford. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Dr., 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 the arrangements, 423-542-2232.

Mary E. Smith
   Mrs. Mary E. Smith, 94, formerly of Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, June 13, 2004 in the Roan Highlands Nursing Center.
   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time. 
   For information, visit our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home of Roan Mountain, Rhododendron Chapel is in charge of arrangements,  423-772-3928.

Dr. Tony J. Oliver
   Dr. Tony J. Oliver, 62, 360 Wilbur Dam Rd., Elizabethton, died at his residence Sunday, June 13, 2004 after a lengthy illness. 
   He was a native of Carter County and the son of Hazel Whitehead Oliver of Elizabethton and the late Harley Oliver. 
   He was preceded in death by his first wife Dianne Malone Oliver in 1993 and one sister Charlotte Sue Oliver. 
   He was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church.
   He graduated from Unaka High School in 1959 and from ETSU in 1973 where he received a B.S. degree in Business Management.  He was also a graduate of Faith Baptist Seminary where he received his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Theology. 
   He was also a U.S. Navy veteran and was retired from Tennessee Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport. 
   During his ministry, Dr. Oliver served several churches in the area including Faith Baptist Church of Blountville, Unaka Baptist Church of Elizabethton, Mt Holston Baptist Church in Bluff City and most recently at Open Door Baptist Church in Jonesborough.
   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Janet Grindstaff Oliver, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Kelly and Betsy Oliver of Elizabethton; one daughter, Tara Young of Gray; one sister, Judy Jones, of Jonesborough; three grandchildren Lacy Oliver, Morgan Oliver and Joe Wesley Oliver all of Elizabethton. He is also survived by one nephew Adam Smith of Jonesborough. 
   A Celebration of Life for Dr. Tony J. Oliver will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 from the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway Percy Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Steve Ferguson and Mr. Tom Howard. A private graveside service and burial will be held Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at the Grindstaff Cemetery in the Siam Community, with Rev E.L. Lawson officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the VFW Lynn H. Folsom Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Troy Smith, Doyce Sheffield, Clay Hooks, Lawrence Hodge, Roger Lewis and Rodney Metcalf.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Bowers, Larry Grindstaff, Phillip Grindstaff, J.D. Grindstaff, Steve Grindstaff, Carl Smith, Rodney Smith, Wesley White, Dana Malone Sr. and men of Open Door Baptist Church. The family will receive friends in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway Percy Funeral Home Monday, June 14, 2004 from 5:30 until 8 p.m. or at the residence at any time. To those who desire donations may be made to the Child Evangelistic Fellowship, 4251 CRS Johnson City, TN 37602 or the Open Door Baptist Church Building Fund, 600 Boones Creek Rd., Jonesborough, TN 37659. Online condolences may be sent to the Oliver family through our Web site www.hathawaypercy.com. 
   Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 101 East F St., Elizabethton, TN 37643

Billy J. Proffitt
   Billy Jack Proffitt, 69, 400 Eastridge Lane, Mountain City, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2004 at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
   A native of Butler, he was born August 22, 1934 to the late Stacy and Pearl South Proffitt.
   In addition to his parents, Billy was preceded in death by three brothers, Monroe, Loyd and Claude Proffitt; three sisters, Emma Jean Issacs, Pauline Robinson and Mary Dugger and one grandson, Darrick Ray Dunn.
   Billy was a former employee of Burlington Industries.
   He enjoyed fishing and was a member of Dyson Grove Baptist Church.
   Billy was an Army Veteran having served in Korea.
   Billy is survived by two daughters; Marcella Dunn and husband, Bob, of Mountain City, and Angie Taylor and husband, Tim, of Elizabethton; one son, Jackie Proffitt, of Mountain City; two sisters, Ruby Proffitt of West Grove, Penn. and Ann Marrangelli of Mandenhall, Penn.; two brothers, Larry Proffitt of Mountain City and Clifton Proffitt of Hampton; two grandchildren, Tralaina Mains of Mountain City and Josh Taylor of Elizabethton; one great grandchild, Brianna Mains of Mountain City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   Funeral Services for Billy will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 from the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Emert and Rev. Frank Woods to officiate.
   Military graveside services and burial will be conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2004 from the Proffitt Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be: David Proffitt, Jerry Campbell, Tim Taylor, Bob Dunn and Kevin Proffitt. Honorary Pallbearers are: Ricky Isaacs, Berry Dugger, Darrell Proffitt, Randy Robinson, Gary Robinson, Kenneth Robinson, Don Marrongelli, Zeek Zunino and the Staff of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home prior to services. At other times, friends may call at the residence. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the Proffitt Cemetery on Tuesday by 10:45 a.m. for graveside services. Condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hux-lipford.com.
   Hux-Lipford Fuenral Home is serving the Proffitt family.
  

June 13, 2004

Marion S. Chaltry
  Marion Elizabeth Stillwell Chaltry, 65, 608 McClellan Circle, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 11, 2004, in the Hillview Health Center. A native of Charlottesville, Va., she had lived in Newport News, Va., for 60 years before coming to Elizabethton in 2000. She was a retired accounting assistant at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. Mrs. Chaltry was a member of the Happy Valley Baptist Church, where she was a former choir director. She was a volunteer at the Hale Community Ministries. She was also a member of the Watauga Area Genealogical Society. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jefferson Stillwell.
  Survivors include two sons, James Allen Murphy, Elizabethton, and Kenneth Bryan Murphy, Springfield, Ohio; a daughter, Susan Marie Murphy, of the home; her mother, Mary Elizabeth Loving Stillwell, of the home; four brothers, Lawrence W. Loving, Watauga, Thomas Stillwell, Jr. and wife, Beth, Yorktown, Va., Joseph Allen Stillwell and wife, Lili, Hampton, Va., and Lynnwood Keith Stillwell and wife, Gilda, Lutz, Fla.; and five grandchildren.
  Memorial services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Lyons officiating. Interment of the cremains will be in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Chaltry to the American Cancer Society, C/O Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. It was her wish to be cremated. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Fannie C. Dugger
  Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Jane Cable Dugger, 87, 1716 Central Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Hobbs and the Rev. Dale Holcomb officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Sgt. Major Marvin R. Fuller
  Sgt. Major (Ret.) Marvin Ralph Fuller, 81, 399 West G Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at his residence. A native of Richlands, Va., he was a son of the late William T. and Emma Marie Davis Fuller. he had been a resident of Elizabethton since 1981. He was retired from the United States Army after 30 years of service. He served during World War II and the Korean Conflict and was an instrucor of ROTC at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, until his retirement.He was preceded in death by his wife, Rune Meyer Fuller, June 24, 2002.
  Survivors include his cousins, Catherine Caldwell and her husband, Mark, of Christiansburg, Va.; Elbert Keene, Jr., Richlands, Va.; and Arnold Fuller, Charlotte, N.C.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2004, in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home.Military honors will be conducted by the burial detail from Fort Campbell, Ky. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 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.

Howard Greenwell
  Howard "Speck" Greenwell, age 79, of 191 Old Charity Hill Road, died Saturday, June 12, 2004, at his residence following an extended illness. Born on Cat Island in Carter County, he was a son of the late Joseph Arthur and Sara Eliza Bowman Greenwell. Mr. Greenwell was a member of East Fairview Free Will Baptist Church and was retired from Inland Container Corp. after 35 years of service as a forklift operator and factory worker. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
  Survivors include his wife, Anna Mann Greenwell, of the home, four daughters and one son-in-law, Carolyn Oliver Bradley, Janice Treadway and Jennifer Calloway, all of Elizabethton, and Teresa and Charles Kyle of Palm Coast, Fla.; six sons and three daughters-in-law, Wayne and Annie Greenwell of Salem, Ore., Jimmy and Cora Greenwell, Joseph Greenwell, William Greenwell, Ricky and Melinda Greenwell, all of Elizabethton, and Steve Greenwell of Bristol; and one aunt, Lizzie Stansberry of Butler. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The funeral service for Howard "Speck" Greenwell will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2004, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Charles Trivett and the Rev. Bud Malone officiating. Music will be under the direction of James Nave. Interment will follow in the Deloach Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 13, 2004, from 5-7 p.m. in the Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at any time at the residence, at 191 Old Charity Hill Road.
  Active pallbearers will be David Mann, Lee Mann, Tim Williams, Allen Mann, Bob Williams, Jamie Mann, and Kevin Mann.
  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 11, 2004

Fannie Dugger
Mrs. Fannie Jane Cable Dugger, 87, 1716 Central Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, June 9, 2004 in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
  A native of Johnson County, she was a daughter of the late James P. and Nancy Stout Cable. She had lived in Elizabethton since 1945.
  Mrs. Dugger was a homemaker.
  She was a member of the East Side Baptist Church.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas "Judd" Dugger in 1987; and by two sons, Larry J. and Melvin W. Dugger.
  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard "Jar Fly" and Karen Dugger and Kenneth and Jeanette Dugger, all of Elizabethton; two brothers, Jim Cable, of Hampton and Howard Cable, Elizabethton; two sisters-in-law, Gerell Cable and Virginia Dugger; special brother-in-law, Frank Sam Dugger; four grandsons, Adrian Dugger, Lance Dugger, Aaron Dugger and Chris Brewer; one granddaughter and her husband, Amanda Dugger Collins and Davey Collins; one great-granddaughter, Emilee Dugger; two step-grandchildren, Dustin Powell and David Powell; one step-great-grandson, Andrew Wright; several nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dwight Hobbs and Rev. Dale Holcomb officiating. The graveside service and burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2004 in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Dale Williams, soloist, and Carol Roberts, organist, will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday will be Richard Dugger, Ken Dugger, Adrian Dugger, Aaron Dugger, Lance Dugger, Chris Brewer, David Sellers and Davis Powell. Honorary pallbearers will be The Annie Hyder Sunday School Class, East Side Baptist Church; friends and neighbors. Also surviving are her special friends, Sue Harkleroad, Betty Wandell, Irene Andrews, Ruth Franklin, Georgia Bowman, Helen Fetzer and Lillian Bullock. The family would like to express a special "thank you" to the Management and Staff of the Life Care Center and the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Richard "Jar Fly" and Karen Dugger, 291 Old Charity Hill Rd., Elizabethton. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Dugger to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. 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 family at mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Sgt. Major Marvin R. Fuller
 Sgt. Major (Ret.) Marvin Ralph Fuller, 81, 399 West G St., Elizabethton, died Thursday, June 10, 2004 at his residence.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 10, 2004

Henry Elliott
  Henry Elliott, 91, 139 Old Hwy. 19-E, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at his residence following a brief illness.
  Mr. Elliott was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Will and Emma Lou Potter Elliott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sons, Wayne Elliott, Claude Elliott, Jim Elliott and Paul Elliott, and one daughter, Frankie Lee Elliott.
  Mr. Elliott was a retired farmer and a member of Shell Creek Christian Church.
  Survivors are one daughter, Edith Greene, Roan Mountain; one son, Ernest Elliott, Roan Mountain; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Gladys Potter and Goldie McKinney, both of Roan Mountain, and Maggie Bowers, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 10, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Storie officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service, or at other times at the residence of his son, Ernest Elliott, 414 Bluegrass Road, Roan Mountain. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 11, at Blackwell Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, great-grandsons and family friends. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday for the service. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of the arrangements.

Violet C. Price
 Violet Casey Price, 94, 132 Charles Smith Rd., Watauga, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004 in the Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Margaret Henry Casey.
  Mrs. Price was a retired employee of the Bemberg Corporation and a homemaker.
  She was a member of the Brick Christian Church.
  Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Price; four brothers and two sisters.
  Survivors include two sisters, Joyce Lybrand Waggoner, of South Carolina, and Marion Moody, of Sebring, Fla.; four sisters-in-law, Eva Casey, Hampton; Dorothy Casey, Texas; Lesie Casey, Fayetteville, N.C., and Mildred Teague, Hampton; two brothers-in-law, Hubert Fair and Dana Moody, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Glen Keller officiating. Burial will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

June 9, 2004

Henry Elliott
 Henry Elliott, 91, 139 Old Hwy. 19E, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at his residence,
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

Steve Fair
  Arthur Steve Fair, 61, of Boones Creek, passed away at his home Sunday, June 6, 2004 following a lengthy illness.
  Born in Elizabethton, he was a graduate of Happy Valley High School and served during the Vietnam Era in the U.S. Navy.
  Steve received his Bachelors Degree in Business from East Tennessee State University.
  He was employed at T.P.I. in Gray.
  His parents, James and Nina Fair; sister, Billie Jackson, and brother, Kenneth Fair preceded him in death.
  Surviving are his wife, Barbara Fair, of the home; two sons, Russell Kevin Fair and wife, Claudia Ramirez, of Carbondale, Colo., and Adam Keith Fair of Glenwood Springs, Colo.; one sister, Lana Walser and husband, Alan, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews.
  Calling hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calvary Church in Johnson City. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at the church with Rev. Billy D. Pruitt officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Mountain Home National Cemetery with military rites conducted by American Legion Post No. 3/265. Family members and friends will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Adventa Hospice Program in Elizabethton. E-mailed condolences may be sent to hamlettdobson@charter.net.
  Hamlett-Dobson Fall Branch Chapel is serving the family of Steve Fair.

Louis Holm
  Mr. Louis "Lou" Holm, 51, 420 Lee Ave., Elizabethton, died Monday, June 7, 2004 at his residence.
  He was a native of New York and had resided in the Elizabethton area for several years.
  He was the son of the late John and Gloria Laura Holm.
  He was owner and operator of Lou's Pawn Shop in Elizabethton.
  He was a U.S. Army veteran.
  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Morgan Holm Jones and Jerry Jones, Johnson City, and a grandson, Dylan Jones, Johnson City. The graveside service and burial for Mr. Louis "Lou" Holm will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2004 in Mountain Home National Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Tennessee Army National Guard. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday. 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.

Goldie H. Jones
  BOONE, N.C. -- Mrs. Goldie Henegar Jones, 84, of Newland, N.C., wife of the late Ronda G. Jones, died Monday, June 7, 2004 at the Life Care Center in Banner Elk, North Carolina.
  She was born on April 24, 1920, in Elizabethton to the late John Blain and Eliza Gourley Henegar.
  She was a homemaker and a member of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Elk Park, North Carolina.
  Survivors include six daughters, Esther Trivette and husband, Troy, of Elizabethton; Maxine Holden and husband, Paul, of Newland; Ms. Glenda Winters, of Kernersville, N.C.; Brenda Goforth and husband, Jack, of Cornelius, N.C.; Ms. Kathy Stout, of Greensboro, N.C., and Gail Ruppard and husband, Larry, of Boone, N.C.; one sister, Ruby Campbell and husband, Tom, of Elizabethton. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
  She was preceded in death by two daughters, Margaret Helen Vines and Wanda Kay Jones; a grandson, Jeff Trivette; three brothers, Earl Henegar, Tom Henegar and Blain Henegar, and three half-sisters, Polly Pierce Hampton, Hazel Pierce Williams and Celia Pierce Gouge.
  Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 11, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Baptist Church. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. Officiating will be Rev. Gary Lawrence, Rev. Richard Jones, Rev. Donald Gragg and Rev. Jim Storie. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, June 10, 2004 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church.
  Funeral arrangements are by Hampton Funeral Service, 683 Blowing Rock Rd., Boone, N.C. 28607, 828-264-2328.

June 8, 2004

Blanche D. Nave Dolan
   Blanche D. Nave Dolan, 80, 1042 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at Hillview Health Center, following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Dolan was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Coy and Mamie Hyder Nave. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Coy Nave Jr., and a sister, Pansy Taylor.
   Mrs. Dolan was of the Christian faith and was a homemaker.
   Survivors include her husband, Jack R. Dolan, of the home; three sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Margaret Dolan, Elizabethton, Jack and Carol Dolan, Dayton, Ohio, and Tony and Tonya Dolan, Kingsport; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Nave, Elizabethton, and Vorita Hodge, Springfield, Ohio; and a brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Ferris Nave, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherrel Nave officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral service. Friends may also call at the residence, 1042 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, anytime. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Sean Dolan, Sherrel Nave, Joe Nave, Eric Dolan, Chris Dolan, Matt Dolan, Steve Sims, James Himes, Brian Cosby and Mack Burchfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Ford and Frank W. Taylor. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Wednesday 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.

Harry L. Smith Sr.
  
Harry L. Smith Sr., 87, 114 Constitution Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
   Mr. Smith was a native of Banner, Va., and a life-long resident of Elizabethton. He was the son of the late Charles Smith and Mattie Horn Smith Robinette. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lorena Frazier Smith, in 1984; four brothers, Kyle Smith, Tom Smith, Bill Smith and Gilmer Smith; two sisters, Hazel Noel and Haskel Smith; and two sons-in-law, Glenn Hyder and James Dolan. 
   Mr. Smith was self-employed as a painter and decorator and was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. He was a member and past Master of Dashiell Lodge No. 238 F&AM, past High Priest, R.D. Keller Chapter No. 214, Royal Arch Masons, past Illustrious Master, B.E. Wooten Council No. 119, Royal and Select Masters, past Commander of Carter Commandry No. 37 Knight Templer, 32-Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a member of the Jericho Shrine Temple and Knight York Cross of Honor. He served with the U.S. Army and rode with the last Calvary unit as well as serving in World War II.
   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Harry L. Jr. and Tonya Smith; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lyndell H. and Jim Snyder and Joan Smith Dolan, all of Elizabethton; a brother, Carl Smith, Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Violet Smith Carrico, Coeburn, Va.; four grandsons, Gregory Hyder, Chicago, Ill., Sgt. Jeffery Hyder, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., Harry Smith III, Nashville, and Timothy Dolan, Johnson City; three granddaughters, Rena Smith Askew, Charlotte, N.C., Marcia Hardin and Heather Smith, both of Elizabethton; four great-grandsons; a great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend and caregiver, Mildred Longcrier.
   Funeral services will be conducted at noon Wednesday, June 9, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Brent Seals and Mr. Gregory Hyder officiating. A Masonic service will follow the funeral service. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jim Snyder, Mat Hardin, Marlin Askew, Jimmy Hayes, Reuben Hyder and Daniel Hyder. Military honors will be accorded by the TN Army National Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until noon on Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence, 114 Constitution Avenue, Elizabethton, at any time. In lieu of flowers, 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 funeral home through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

June 7, 2004

Blake Cress
Blake Cress, 88, of Hattiesburg, MS., died Saturday, June 5, 2004 at his residence.  
Mr. Cress was the owner of Geiger Printing Company and was a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Hattiesburg. 
He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II.  Survivors include his wife, Wyona Cress, of the home; three sons, Gary Cress, Jackson, MS; Terry Cress, Hattiesburg, MS, and Randy Cress, Ridgeland, MS; one sister, Jackie Cress, Elizabethton; one brother, Jim Cress, Elizabethton; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 
The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at Main Street Baptist Church, Hattiesburg, MS. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 7, 2004 at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Burial will follow the funeral service in the Highland Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS. Memorials may be made to the Main Street Baptist Church Building Fund, 11 Main Street Blvd., Hattiesburg, MS, 39402.
Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home,  Elizabethton.

Mary Dugger
Mary "Peggy" Dugger, 86, Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton, and formerly of 1739 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, June 6, 2004 at the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness. 
A native of Ash County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Lee & Dora Bare. 
Mrs. Dugger was a retired manager and cook at the former Southside Elementary School, and was also a homemaker. 
She was a member of Southside Christian Church. 
She is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin Dugger (1991); her oldest son, Jack Dugger (1991); and her youngest son, Gary Dugger, (1991); three brothers and four sisters.
Mrs. Dugger is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Forrest and Carolyn Dugger, Elizabethton; Ronnie & Harriett Dugger, Elizabethton; 11 grandchildren, Jay Dugger, Jacksonville, Fla.; Catherine Livesay, Rogersville, Tenn.; Forrest Tate Dugger, Greg Dugger, Chad Dugger, Shane Dugger, Lance Dugger and Darlene Dugger Buck, all of Elizabethton; Jan Dugger, Jamie Dugger and Trina Dugger, all of Johnson City; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Edith Alteri and Ethel Tiney Rupperd, both of Maryland; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2004 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. Michael Koruschak, minister, and Rev. Keith Webb officiating. Music will be under the direction of No Name But HIS. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of a son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Harriett Dugger, 1741 Southside Rd., Elizabethton, at any time. The graveside service and burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2004 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from grandsons. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. on Wednesday for the graveside service. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.hathawaypercy.com
Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements, 423/543-5544.

Luther Hale
Mr. Luther Lacy Hale, 86, of 507 West D St., Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2004 at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.
Mr. Hale was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Arthur Asa and Sally Lacy Hale.
He was a retired salesman and parts manager for Carter County Motor Co. for 35 years and and also worked at Haynes Auto Parts. 
Mr. Hale was a U.S. Army/Air Corps Veteran during World War II. He was a Pilot and served as Master Sergeant with the 156th Liaision Squadron Commandos 10th Air Force in Burma, India. He received the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Service Star and Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster Distinguished Medal.
Mr. Hale was a 1937 graduate of Elizabethton High School. He was King of Betsy and excelled in football. 
He was a devoted grandfather. 
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
He was a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge 238 F&AM, and a former member of the Elizabethton Jaycees. 
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years of marriage, Margaret Hale, October 19, 2001; one son, Luther L. Hale, Jr.; five sisters, Elizabeth Smith, Virginia Smithdeal, Dorothy Blair, Frances Akers and Sarah Mae Hale.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Brenda Hale, Elizabethton; Joseph Scott and Jill Susan Hale, Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers, Clarence "Bud" Hale, Kinston, N.C., and Sonny Hale, Elizabethton; one sister, Katheryn Crowe, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, and two spouces, Richard L. Hale, II and Juli Hale, Elizabethton; Elizabeth Anne (Betsy) Hale Walls and Wayne Walls, Gray; Kathryn Susan Hale, Jennifer Lynne Hale and Matthew Scott Hale, all of Pensacola, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Matthew Wayne Walls, Gray, and Robert Luther Hale, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service for Luther Lacy Hale will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2004 at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Buford Hankins officiating. A special thank you to the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Meals on Wheels and the Staff at the V.A. Medical Center, Ward C-1, Mountain Home; special friends, Mrs. Phyllis Walker, Mrs. Peggy Norris, Mr. Eddie Carver, Mr. Don Blackburn and Mr. Glenn Gouge. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday for the graveside service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 325 East E St., Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the charity of your choice. The family wil receive friends in the funeral home at any time, or at the residence of a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Brenda Hale, 204 Constitution Ave., Elizabethton, at any time. Military honors will be provided at the graveside by the Tennessee Army National Guard. 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.

June 6, 2004

Dars Ann Cole
Dars Ann Williams Cole, 63, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 4, 2004.
Ms. Cole was a native of Carter County and the daughter of Ruby Rock Williams, Elizabethton, and the late Oliver Williams. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, C.M. and Blanche Rock, and her paternal grandparents, Albert and Bessie Williams.
Ms. Cole was a 1959 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She lived in Georgia for 31 years and then returned to Elizabethton. She worked for ARM (Assistance Resource Ministries) and MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving). She was a member of Riverview Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to her mother, are one son and daughter-in-law, Patrick E. and Dana Cole, Stockbridge, Ga.; two granddaughters, Bailee Cole and Madelyn Cole, both of Stockbridge, Ga.; and best friends, Janet Hyder, Marie Wilson, Carla Reece, Haven White, Sharon Cable and Richard Lewis, all of Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Robert English and the Rev. Larry Shorter officiating. Music will be under the direction of LaDonna Proffitt and Vera West. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. Everyone will meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, at 2:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

Calvin C. Johnson
Calvin C. Johnson, 65, 1300 Bluefield Avenue, Elizabethton, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
Mr. Johnson was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Earnest L. and Minnie Caldwell Johnson. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Roxie Johnson, a brother, Walter B. Johnson, and three sisters, Lois, Nina and Shirley Johnson.
Mr. Johnson was a retired roofer and a member of Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include six brothers, Harold Johnson, Beech Mountain, N.C., Rev. Edward Johnson and Denver Johnson, both of Roan Mountain, Abraham Johnson, Johnson City, Edmond Johnson, Jonesborough, and Frank Johnson, Elizabethton; four sisters, Martha Ann Moore, Ella Guy and Linda Townsend, all of Roan Mountain, and Diana Stout, Elizabethton; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Jerry Lynn Johnson, and special nieces, Paula Moore Smith and Abby Townsend.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Roy Cooper, the Rev. L.D. Berry and the Rev. Edward Johnson officiating. Music will be provided by Eddie Arrowood and Edna Woodby. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, June 7, in the Simerly Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Monday, will be Steve, Mike, Andy, Jerry Lynn and Chris Johnson and Cody Vines. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Moore, Jack Street, Arnold Street, Bud Smith, Junior Whitehead, Scott Whitehead, William Burrow, Henry Burrow and Josh Johnson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Edward Johnson, 470 Bear Cage Road, Roan Mountain, or at the residence of Denver Johnson, 159 Fork Mountain Road, Roan Mountain. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Monday. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Georgie S. Tipton
Georgie Shull Tipton, 90, 1026 John Exum Parkway, Johnson City, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Tipton was a native of Carter County and had been a resident of Johnson City for most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Stewart and Nora Holden Shull. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Tipton, in 1990; a daughter, Ruth Christine Sheppard; two sons-in-law, Glen Sheppard and Vestal Stidham; two brothers, Robert Shull and Elwood Shull; and two sisters, Lillie Mottern and Mary Bowman.
Mrs. Tipton was a homemaker and a retired seamstress from The Tailor Shop. She was a Free Will Baptist.
Survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Marie Stidham, Johnson City, and Shirley and Thomas Wishon, Baltimore, Md.; 13 grandchildren, Jerry Sheppard, Kingsport, Steve Sheppard, Jonesborough, Rick Wishon, David Wishon, Tommy Wishon, Michael Wishon and Tracy Wishon, all of Baltimore, Md., Sharon Campbell and Don Stidham, both of Johnson City, Denise Riddle, Cristy Hensley, Eric Stidham and Myra Crossno, all of North Myrtle Beach; 10 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The graveside funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, June 7, in the Highland Church Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family members. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home. Those who prefer to make memorial contributions may do so to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601. Condolences for the family may be e-mailed to www.appalachianfuneralhome.com. Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is serving the Tipton family.

June 4, 2004

Charma T. Dye
   Charma Tilley Dye, 69, of Hephzibah, Ga., died Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at her residence following a brief illness. 
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Stella Tilley. 
   Mrs. Dye was preceded in death by her brother, Donald Tilley. 
   Survivors include her husband, Thomas Dye, of the home; two sons, Tim Dye and Wayne Dye, both of Georgia; one brother, Russell Tilley, Houston, Texas; three sisters, Ruth Hardin and Mary Brown, both of Augusta, Ga., and Etta Chavous, Marting, Georgia. Several cousins in Carter and Johnson counties also survive. 
   The Funeral service will be conducted at Deloach Funeral Home in Hephzibah, Georgia. 
   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.

Tempie M. Treadway
   Tempie Mae Treadway, 91, of Johnson City, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at Hillview Health Center, Elizabethton, after a brief illness.
   A lifelong resident of Carter County, she was a homemaker most of her life, and worked at Bemberg for a short time. She was a member of Green Pine Baptist Church.
   Tempie was the daughter of the late John Treadway and Jane Ingram Treadway, and was also preceded in death by her 11 brothers and sisters, Frank Treadway, Abe Treadway, T.R. "Zeke" Treadway, Jimmy Treadway, Bill Treadway, Alf Treadway, Pearl Treadway, Iva Treadway Shell, Gertie Treadway Leonard, Della Treadway Elrod and Lucy Treadway.
   Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Lucille Treadway and Mary Treadway, and several nieces and nephews.
   The family will receive friends at Morris-Baker Funeral Home from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, June 5. The funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Rev. Terry Howell will officiate, with special music provided by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Interment will follow the committal service at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 6, in the Patton-Simmons Cemetery. The family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the service. Serving as pallbearers will be Chad McClelland, Johnny Brummitt, Cliff Tompkins, Gordon Stepp, Jess Price, Randy Shell, Jeff Shell, Samuel David Shell II, Cecil Tipton, William Stover, friends and neighbors. For those who wish, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Green Pine Baptist Church, Toll Branch Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be sent to the Treadway family via www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521.

June 3, 2004

Tommy R. Pierson
   Tommy R. Pierson, 62, 203 Forest Drive, Jonesborough, died Tuesday, June 1, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center.
   Mr. Pierson was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Enoch and Ethel Anderson Pierson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Garland Pierson, Enoch Pierson Jr., and John Henry Pierson, and a sister, Willie Conley.
   Mr. Pierson attended New Victory Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Pierson Home Improvements.
   Survivors include his wife, Mary Jane Cloyd Pierson, of the home; five children, Richard Todd Pierson, Limestone, Anthony Wayne Pierson, Telford, Tracy Dawn Phillips, Watauga, Christina Cloyd Woods, Jonesborough, and Richard Cloyd, Telford; two sisters, Elma Hayes and Ruth Masters, both of Jonesborough; five grandchildren, Brittany Pierson, Allison Pierson, Shawna Phillips, Summer Phillips and David Phillips; a great-granddaughter, Tonya Phillips; a step-grandson, Dakota Cloyd; and several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 3, in the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Lester Morelock officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. Interment services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 4, at Salem Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Cloyd, Darrell Woods, Tony Kyker, Devin Pierson, Richard Campbell and Billy Smith. Condolences may be sent to the Pierson Family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, (423) 753-3821, is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. A.G. Wagner
Rev. A. G. Wagner, 80, 404 Summitt Ave., Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 1, 2004 in Sycamore Shoals Hospital. 
   A native of Norton, Va., he was the son of the late J. L. and Lillie Greer Wagner. 
   He was founder and served as pastor of Prayer Tabernacle Church for over 50 years. 
   He was president and co-founder of Southern Full Gospel Association of Churches and Ministers.
   He was preceded in death by a brother, William B. Wagner, who died during World War II. 
   Survivors include his wife, Frances Emma Phillips Wagner, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Patsy Wagner, Johnson City, and Arlin and Diane Wagner, Elizabethton; two daughters and one son-in-law, Darlene and Charles Stinnett, Johnson City, and Karen Wagner, Elizabethton; four sisters, Marie Boswell, Massilon, Ohio; Della Barnett and Leona Boling, both of Elizabethton, and Thelma Harwood, Johnson City; two brothers, Everett D. Wagner and Murrell Wagner, both of Elizabethton; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The funeral service for Rev. A.G. Wagner will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 4, 2004 in Prayer Tabernacle Church with Rev. Mark Hatfield and Rev. Tommy Collins officiating. Eulogy will be delivered by Mr. Darrell Wagner. Music will be under the direction of the Church Choir, accompanied by Jackie Phillips, pianist. The committal and burial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2004 in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons.  Honorary pallbearers will be all his brothers and sisters in Christ. The family will receive friends at the Prayer Tabernacle Church from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday. Everyone will meet at the church at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday 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, is in charge of arrangements, 423/542-2232.

Freda T. Yost
   Freda T. Yost, 85, 114 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, June 2, 2004, at her residence following an extended illness.
   Mrs. Yost was a native of Hemphill, W.Va., and a daughter of the late William and Alice Whaley Tester. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Yost.
   Mrs. Yost was a member of Westside Christian Church and was a homemaker.
   Mrs. Yost is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Dave Rider, of the home; one granddaughter and her husband, Kim and Rusty Barnett, Elizabethton; one grandson and his wife, Scott and Patty Rider, Winder, Ga.; three great-grandsons and their wives, Ryan Witten, Shawn and Katie Witten, all of Elizabethton, and Jason and Michelle Witten, Coppell, Tex.; three great-granddaughters, Hannah Rider, Abigail Rider and Emily Rider, all of Winder, Ga.; and one sister, Gladys Canard, Martinsville, W.Va. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday, June 4, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Mr. Greg Key and Mr. Michael Koruschak officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 114 Revere Circle, Elizabethton, at any time. The graveside service and interment will be at 12 noon Saturday, June 5, at Greenhills Memory Gardens, Richlands, Va. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. William Kincaid and his office staff and the nurses of Housecall Hospice. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m. Saturday for the graveside service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Relay for Life through the American Cancer Society at 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601. 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.

June 2, 2004

Edna Harmon
  
Edna Elaine Trivette Harmon, 82, greatly cherished by her family, was called home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 1, 2004. 
   Mrs. Harmon resided at 256 Long Hollow Rd., Elizabethton. 
   She was a native of Carter County and was a daughter of the late Linzy and Sarah Potter Trivette. 
   Mrs. Harmon was of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker. 
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bronskey W. Harmon; a son, John Harmon and an infant daughter, Brenda Kay Harmon; five brothers: Willie Trivette, Vance Trivette, Lem Trivette, Ray Trivette, Dale "Bo" Trivette; three sisters: Ira Parlier, Hazel Potter and Mae Church.
   Survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law: Dorothy and Bob Dupuis and Retha and Randy Franklin, both of Morganton, N.C.; Frances and Roger Isabelle of Plymouth, N.H.; Judy and Randy Keever of Glen Alpine, N.C.; two sons and one daughter-in-law: Jerry Harmon of Elizabethton and Ronnie and Kathy Harmon of Conley Springs, N.C.; three sisters: Dawn Peters, Diane Garland, and Rosemary Mowrey. Seventeen grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
   The funeral service for Edna Elaine Trivette Harmon will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2004 at the Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with Rev. Russell Potter and Rev. Randy Keever officiating. Music will be under the direction of Lowell and Glenda Trivette and Lester Church. The family will receive friends Thursday from 12 to 2 p.m. prior to the service, or at the residence, 256 Long Hollow Rd., Elizabethton at any time. The graveside service and burial will be held at the Harmon Cemetery following the service. Active pallbearers will be grandsons Bobby Dupuis, Jimmy Dupuis, Ricky Dupuis, Ronnie Harmon, Jr., Bradley Harmon, and Bruce Isabelle. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Guess, Keith Isabelle, Brian Isabelle and Gary Isabelle. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. 
   Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of the arrangements, 423-542-2232.

Harry W. Hutchins
   Harry W. Hutchins, 88, Hillview Health Center, formerly of 801 North Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, departed from his earthly home Monday, May 31, 2004.
   Graveside service of the Celebration of Life will be conducted at Happy Valley Memorial Park at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004, with Dr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Those wishing to go to the graveside service, please meet at Tetrick Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to go in procession to Happy Valley Memorial Park.
   Harry was a native of Bland, Va., and the son of the late John R. and Rebecca Keeling Hutchins. His grandparents were the late William S. and Rhoda Harmon Hutchins and A.J. and Francis Keeling. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Milhorn Hutchins; a daughter, Brenda Hutchins Richardson; a grandson, Tommy Richardson; five brothers, Ellis, Charles 'Boo," William, Garnett and Bascom Hutchins; and three sisters, Virginia "Jane" Hutchins, Margery Smith and Myrtle Campbell.
   Survivors are his wife, Polly Morgan Hutchins; two sons and daughters-in-law, Randall and Carol Hutchins and Farrell and Sherry Hutchins; seven grandchildren, John Hutchins and wife Pam, Melanie Davis, Tammy Buchanan and husband Tim, Connie Shepard, Karen Barnett and husband Jon, and Charlie and Jeff Hutchins; 11 great-grandchildren, Joshua and Michael Hutchins, Taylor and Jacob Davis, Maison and Madisson Barnett, Jordan and Ryan Buchanan, Eric and Gunner Shepard and Megan Hutchins; and two special faithful visitors, Jessica Lee and Leo Justin Yates.
   For those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Christian Church, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643, the Reachout Project, which served Harry so faithfully, or First Baptist Church, 212 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Friends may visit at the home, 801 N. Sycamore Street, Elizabethton, any time at their convenience. 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.

Roma J. Morris
  
Roma Jean Morris, 66, 1614 Hillview Dr., Elizabethton, died Monday, May 31, 2004 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd Roosevelt and Betty Jane Morris Burchette.
   She was a homemaker.
   Mrs. Morris attended the Harvest Baptist Church.
   She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Morris, Dec. 9, 1991 and by two brothers, Charles and Kenneth Burchette.
   She was a member of senior friends.
   Survivors include a sister, Lou Ellen Gill, of Bristol, Tenn.; three nieces, Teresa McCormack, Tamara Childress and Susan Danielsen; two nephews, Ronald and Jeffrey Gill and their families and several cousins.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Herbert Peak, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at mfc@chartertn.net.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

June 1, 2004

Hattie Mae Carr
   New Ellenton, S.C. -- Mrs. Hattie Mae Carr, 76, of New Ellenton, S.C., died Sunday night, May 30, 2004.
   Born in and a resident of Elizabethton until 1960, she was a daughter of the late Jim and Sally A. Massengill Blevins.
   She was a homemaker and a member of Pineview Baptist Church.
   She was preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Diane Carr.
   In addition to her husband of 58 years, J.D. Carr, she is survived by her sons, Steve Carr, of Aiken, S.C. and Calvin Wayne Carr, of New Ellenton, S.C.; brothers, Arthur, Reese, and James Blevins, all of Elizabethton; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
   Funeral services for Mrs. Hattie Mae Carr will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2004 at 2 p.m. at George Funeral Homes, Southside Chapel, 3175 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, S.C., with Pastor Grady Yonce officiating. Burial will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 1, 2004 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. At the request of the family, please make memorials in memory of Mrs. Carr to Pineview Baptist Church, 2060 Williston Rd., Aiken, SC 29803. Visit www.GeorgeFuneralHomes.com to sign the online condolence register and view the obituary.
   George Funeral Homes, Southside Chapel, 3175 Whiskey Rd., Aiken, S.C. is in charge of arrangements.

Hildred A. Curry
  
Hildred Arlene Curry, 76, 625 Race St., Elizabethton, died Sunday, May 30, 2004 in the Indian Path Hospital, Kingsport.
   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Wiley and Mamie Williams Taylor.
   She was a housewife, beloved mother and had a special love and care for her children.
   Mrs. Curry was a member of the Hunter First Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher of the Willing Workers and Dorcan classes. She was also a former choir member and in previous years had been active in the WMU of the church.
   Mrs. Curry was preceded in death by her husband, Berttran Curry, in 1977, and by a son-in-law, Patrick Buckles.
   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Debra Buckles, Elizabethton; Diane and Sean Bower, of Tallahassee, Fla., and Denise and Sidney Hood, Kingsport; two grandchildren, Ashely Hood and Austin Hood; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathleen and Jack Payne, Chattanooga, and Lula and Frank Childers, Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Betty Taylor, Elizabethton; two sisters-in-law, Edna Buckles, of Ohio, and Ethel Wease, Jonesborough; several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Dennis Deese, Rev. Burl Garland and Rev. Eric Eggers officiating. The graveside service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Kenneth Miller, Dale Williams and Sue Bowers, pianist, will provide the music. Ashley Hood will provide music at the graveside. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be Chad Frazier, Barry Taylor, Rick Taylor, David Payne, Craig Julian, Cecil Eggers, Bob Hughes, Jon Barnett and Todd York. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family, children she baby-sitted for, the staff of Wexford House, her caring doctors, the staff of Indian Path Hospital, J.C. and Shirley Robinson, Everett and Norma Kern, Keiner Depew, Kenny Childers, Mike Frazier, Keith Williams, Shane Buckles, Mick Rooney, H.B. Wease, J.D. Phillips, Leon and Nancy Hood and Mike Sproles. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Curry to the Samaritan's Purse--Christmas Child, P.O. Box 3,000, Boone, NC 28607. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Curry family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.