November 30, 2004

     Emily R. Barlow
  Emily Rush Barlown, 85, Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday, November 28, at Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Fla.
  Miss Barlow was a native of Knoxville, TN., and was a former resident of Johnson City. She had lived in Florida for the past several years.
  She was a daughter of the late James Stanley Barlow, Sr., and Emily Taylor Miller Barlow. Inaddition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Barlow Parks and Grace Barlow.
  Survivors include one brother, Dr. J. Stanley Barlow, Jr., Leonia, NJ.; and one sister, Sanna Barlow Rossi, Bradenton, Fla.
  Graveside services for Miss Barlow will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Johnson City. The Rev. J. Stanley, Jr. will officiate. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, TN 37601 (423-282-1521) is serving the family.

     Alexsus L. Clawson
  Alexsus Lee Clawson, age 3 months, 930 Rail Road, Roan Mountain, died Monday, November 22, 2004, at her residence.
  Alexsus was a daughter of Elwood Clawson Jr. and Dorothy McCoury Clawson, Roan Mountain. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Billy Gene Decker.
  Survivors, in addition to her parents, include two sisters, Tessa Marie Clawson and Adrieenen Sue Rose Clawson, both of the home; two brothers, Dillan and Dalton Clawson, both of the home; her maternal grandmother, Rosie McCoury, Roan Mountain; and her paternal grandparents, Elwood Clawson Sr. and Dorothy Sue Clawson, both of Roan Mountain. Several aunts and uncles also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Mr. Henry Reynolds and Rev. John McCoury officiating. Interment will follow in the Blevins Cemetery at Whitehead Hill. Active pallbearers will be Elwood Clawson Jr., Gathie Clawson and Matthew Clawson. Honorary pallbearers will be all of the Clawson family, and family and friends. The family will receive friends in the Rhododendron Chapel from 1 until 2 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. 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.

     John B. Couch
  John B. Couch, 57, 2308 Hillrise Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 28, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.
  Mr. Couch was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Jay Ceward Couch and Gladys Ingle Couch Duncan. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Samuel Foy Duncan, and by three brothers and an infant sister.
  Mr. Couch was employed with EPES Transport Company as a truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Baptist faith.
  Survivors include his loving wife of 36 years, Linda McKinney Couch, of the home; two daughters, Amy Couch, of the home, and Robin Nelson, Jonesborough; a brother, Roy "Bill" Couch, Johnson City; six sisters, Joyce Ford, Ealine Jones and Wanda Sparks, all of Jonesborough, Mary Davidson, Limestone, Sara Hammil of Florida and June Maticic of Illinois; two grandchildren, Christopher David Burrow and Malinda Shaye Nelson, both of Jonesborough; a special friend, Harry Marlow, Hampton; and a special uncle and aunt, Gilbert and Pauline Ingle, Jonesborough. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Rev. Hollace Ford officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be accorded by Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Gary Couch, Tony Cox, Andrew Nelson, Mike Ferguson, Toby Crain and Tim Barnes. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of EPES Transport Company, Greensboro, N.C., the nurses and staff of Asbury Place, Johnson City, the nurses and staff of the Women's Center of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, and the Shipping Department of TPI in Gray. A special thanks to the nursing staff of the 5200 Wing and the ICU Unit of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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.

     Beatrice Engle
  Beatrice "Bea" Engle, 71, Franklin Place, Elizabethton, died Friday, November 26, 2004, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
  Ms. Engle was the daughter of the late Johnny and Dora Hurley Dugger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Rodney, Troy and Danny Garland, and a sister, Flora Oliver.
  Ms. Engle was a homemaker. She attended East Side Free Will Baptist Church.
  Survivors include a son, Jonathan Cole, Gray; three sisters, Evadean Markland, Elizabethton, Pearl Edwards, Johnson City, and Cleta Richardson, Hudson, N.C.; and a brother, Chalmers Dugger, Elizabethton. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a special niece, Sharon Estep, also survive.
  Graveside services were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, November 28, in the Garland Cemetery with Rev. T.R. Gosnell and Rev. David Shelton officiating. Pallbearers were Keith Edwards, Tony Edwards, Jay Vance, Lester Dugger, Jerry Dugger and Tim Edwards. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Evadean Markland, 1718 West G Street, Apt. 7, Elizabethton, at any time.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

     Oscar C. Jennings
  Oscar C. Jennings, 77, 615 Little Dry Run Road, Butler, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 28, 2004, at his residence.
  He was born on April 15, 1927 in Johnson County to the late Walter Clyde and Maebell Cornett Jennings. In addition to his parents, Oscar was preceded in death by his wife, Vivian Daisy Price Jennings, who passed away in 1999, and three brothers, Ralph, Sonny and Howard Jennings.
  Oscar enjoyed reading the Bible and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of Dyson Grove Baptist Church.
  Survivors include five sons, Robert Jennings of Pennsylvania, Mike Jennings of Maryland, Butch Jennings, Mountain City, Walter Jennings and Lindsey Jennings, both of Butler; three sisters, Verleene Martin, Evelyn Farmer and Nora Mae Swift, all of Mountain City; seven brothers, Barney Jennings, Perry Jennings, Ben Jennings and Tony Jennings, all of Mountain City, Dewey Jennings, Westgrove, Pa., Jeter Jennings of Maryland and Jim Jennings of Florida; eleven grandchildren, Butch, Cindy and Debbie Hickman, Lindsey "Junior," Jeffrey, Kayla and Kimberly Jennings, Amy, Rachel and Jeff Jennings and Heather Smith. Several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, at Dyson Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Leonard Fletcher officiating. Music will be under the direction of the church choir and Larry and Brenda Barry. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, in the Jennings Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be family and friends of Oscar. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to services at the church. At other times, friends may call at the residence of Walter Jennings, 615 Little Dry Run Road, Butler, TN 37640. Condolences may be sent to the Jennings family through our Web site at www.hux-lipford.com.
  Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is serving the Jennings family.

     Jimmy R. Matheson
  Jimmy Ray Matheson, 51, 171 Imogene St., Butler, died unexpectedly Monday, November 29, 2004, in the Johnson County Health Center.
  A native of Johnson County, he was a son of the late James Clarence and Mary Louise Campbell Matheson. He was formerly employed for several years by the Smith Construction Company.
  Mr. Matheson was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Matheson.
  Survivors include a daughter, Jane Louise Shell, Elizabethton; a son, James Ray Matheson, Elizabethton; four sisters, Mary Ann Smith, Butler, Pansy Matheson of Elizabethton, Shirley Leonard and Betty Dugger, both of Hampton; one brother, Bobby Matheson, Butler; several nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Harvey White officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Fletcher Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the graveside at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday will be Jeff Payne, Billy Smith, Buster Fritts, Dennis Leonard, Bill Dugger, Danny Akers, and Brad Honeycutt. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Shoun and the employees of Shoun Lumber Company. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his sister, Mary Ann Smith. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday. Condolences to the Matheson family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     James W. Pauley
  James William Pauley, 79, 712 1/2 Third St., Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 28, 2004, at his residence.
  A native of Blaine County, Va., he was a son of Mae South Stout. He formerly had lived in Elizabethton while working for the TVA. Mr. Pauley moved to Cleveland, Ohio, where he worked for General Motors and retired in 1984, at which time he moved back to Elizabethton.
  He at one time had played minor league baseball. Mr. Pauley was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox. He attend Grace Baptist Church, and was a member of the Watauga Masonic Lodge No. 622.
  He was preceded in death by two sisters.
  Survivors include two sons: Jimmy S. Greer, Rome Ga., and Ted M. Greer, Stewart, Va.; three sisters, Pat Richardson, Elizabethton, Ruth Branch and Anna Lou Branch, both of Martinsville, Va.; two grandchildren, Jimmy Greer and Scott Greer, both of Rome, Ga.; four great grandchildren, Jordan, Jackson, Cooper, and Grace Greer all of Rome, Ga.; a very special friend, Mary Kate Arnold.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Music will be provided by Phil Poston, Phyllis Matherly and Lisa Brown. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday will be Jimmy Greer, Jr., M. Scott Greer, Randy Richardson, Danny Richardson, David Roark, and Herb Hampton. Honorary pallbearers will be friends of City Market, Tim Brown, Mack Matherly, Mark Blevins, George Shoun, John Richardson, Gary Deloach, and James Bunten. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Pat Richardson, 411 E. Mill St. A masonic memorial service will be conducted by Watauga Masonic Lodge No. 622 following the funeral service. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Pauley Family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     Mary R. Pierce
  Mary Ruth Pierce, 74, Butler, died Sunday, November 28, 2004 in the Hermitage Health Care Center after an extended illness.
  A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late James A. and Lucinda Johnson Peters.
  Mrs. Pierce was retired from Burlington Industries and was a member of Cobbs Creek Baptist Church.
  She was preceded in death by two brothers, George Wayne Peters and William Wade Peters; a sister, Thelma Jean Collier, and a son-in-law, Gary Whitson.
  Survivors include her husband, Haskel Pierce; a daughter, Elizabeth Whitson; a daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Jack Kyte, of Elizabethton; two sons, Doug and Richard Pierce, of Butler; five grandchildren, Monica Brummitt, Alison Pierce and Angeline Pierce, of Hampton; Jennifer Kyte, of Elizabethton, and Jacqueline Sommers, of Georgia; four great-grandchildren, Hanah Brummitt, Hazen Brummitt, Jordan Sommers and Breanna Sommers; one sister, Linda Maynard, of Baxter, Tenn.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2004, at Cobbs Creek Baptist Church in Butler with Rev. Alan Koch officiating. Music will be provided by the church choir. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Ellis, Junior Davis, Darrell Ward, Jeffery Pierce, Greg Johnson and Bob Ward. Honorary pallbearers will be James Maynard, Jack Kyte, Robin Sommers, Randy Lewis, Larry Shoun, Frank Osborne, George Lowe, Dr. Robert Sams, Dr. Robert Walter, staff and caregivers at Hermitage Health Care, deacons and her church family, Dr. Jerry Gastineau and Nancy. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Condolences to the Pierce family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 28 & 29, 2004

     Kenneth E. Cameron
  Kenneth Edward Cameron, 4392 Meadowood Street, Orlando, Fla., died Saturday, November 27, 2004, at his residence.
  Mr. Cameron will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and interment. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     John Couch
  Mr. John Couch, 57, 2308 Hillrise Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday November 28, 2004 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

     Hildegard A. Forbes
  Hildegard A. Forbes, 82, formerly of 408 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, November 27, 2004 at the Center for Aging and Health, Erwin, following an extended illness.
  A native of Visselhoevede, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Wilheim and Frida Bensemann Heinz.
  She was of the Christian Faith and a homemaker.
  Mrs. Forbes was a member of the Elizabethton Senior Citizens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Walter Forbes; two brothers and a sister.
  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Darrell Williams, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Randy Forbes Sr. and Nadine Forbes, Elizabethton; three grandsons, Darrell Wayne Williams, Elizabethton; Randy Forbes, Jr., Parrottsville, Tenn., and Wes Buckner, Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Kylie Ann Forbes and Caben Isaiah Forbes, both of Parrottsville; one sister-in-law, Flora Forbes, Elizabethton.
  The graveside service will be conducted at noon, Tuesday, November 30, 2004 at the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park, with Mr. Dwayne Calhoun, minister, officiating. The burial will follow. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 11:55 a.m. on Tuesday. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and Tony Edwards, Jack Buckles, David Deloach, and Dr. Daniel Paul. Friends may call at their convenience Monday, November 29, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, or at the residence of the son, Randy Forbes, Sr, 355 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton, at any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 North Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604. Condolences may be sent to the Forbes family online through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home of Elizabethton (423) 542-2232 is in charge of arrangements.

     James W. Pauley
  James William Pauley, 79, 712 1/2 Third Street, Elizabethton, did Sunday, November 28, 2004 at his residence.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     James Phillips
  Graveside services for James "Ron" Phillips, 86, of Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, November 24, 2004, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 28, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military Honors will be conducted by the Tennessee National Guard. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     Minnie A. Roberson
  Minnie Arletha Roberson, 91, 157 Whitehead Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, November 25, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Roberson was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Georgia Pearl Ingram Arnett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Roy Conley Roberson; a daughter, Gladys Garrison; a son, Jackie Estep; and three grandsons, Luke Smith, Terry Garrison and Charles Estep.
  Mrs. Roberson was a homemaker and a member of Victory Baptist Church.
  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy and Shirlene Roberson and Gary and Joyce Roberson, all of Roan Mountain; seven daughters and five sons-in-law, Zedia and Don Musgrove, Butler, Mary Kate and Benny Feathers, Elizabethton, Eva and Bill Julian, June Roberson and Brenda and Roger Anderson, all of Roan Mountain, Ann and Nevil Smith, Augusta, Ga., and Frankie Brumitt, Hephzibah, Ga.; a sister, Corrine Hyder, Elizabethton; 33 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and a great host of wonderful friends and neighbors.
  Funeral services were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, November 27, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Nevil Smith and Pastor Jerry Honeycutt officiating. Music was provided by The Victory Singers. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 28, in the Blevins Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the following grandsons: Timmy Roberson, Tommy Roberson, Jeff Feathers, Vincent Brumitt, Matthew Smith and Jeff Brumitt. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Condolences to the Roberson family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Selma E. Swift
  Selma Estep Swift, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 2140 West G Street, Elizabethton, died there Saturday, November 27, 2004.
  Mrs. Swift was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Godfrey and Lora Richardson Estep. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James E. Swift, a daughter, Shelia Hardin, and a brother, Shade Estep.
  Mrs. Swift had lived in Florida for 20 years before returning to Elizabethton. She was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of First Baptist Church of Apopka, Fla.
  Survivors include four grandchildren, Karen Cooke, Hickory, N.C., Micky, Linda and Vonda, all of Michigan; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Estep, Elizabethton; a brother, Burton Estep, Nashville; a special sister-in-law, Eva Estep, Elizabethton; and a special friend, Ruth Sams, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 29, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. D.C. Byrd officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Eugene Carrier, Dallas Carrier, Johnny Richardson, R.M. Tester, R.J. Markland and Roscoe Sams. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences to the Swift family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 26, 2004

     James Phillips
  James "Ron" Phillips, 86, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, November 24, 2004 in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
  A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Thomas Monroe and Hessie Weaver Phillips.
  He was a retired welder.
  Mr. Phillips was a member of the Plumbers and Pipe Fitters, Local 538, Johnson City.
  He was a member of East Side Christian Church.
  He served in the United States Air Force during World War II.
  He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Andrews Phillips, August 29, 2002; by a sister, Ann Briggs and three brothers, Thomas, Fred and Edward.
  Survivors include two daughters, Jane Phillips, Johnson City, and Pat Kennedy, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, William "Bill" and Robin Phillips, Elizabethton; a sister, Geneva Timbs, Elizabethton; two brothers, Dennis Phillips, Johnson City, and Gilbert "Bud" Phillips, Elizabethton; 8 grandchildren, T. Sgt. Ronald C. Carden, Jr. and his wife, Lisa, of Guam; Leah Thompson and her husband, Kevin, of Culleoka, Tenn.; Wendy Christopher and her husband, David, of Atlanta; Rebecca Chambers and her husband, Chad, of Morristown, Tenn.; Crystal Ward and her hsuband, Rex; Jody Phillips and his wife, Christina, and Melissa Archambault, all of Elizabethton, and Jeremy Archambault, of New Hampshire.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. John Jones officiating. Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Rebecca Chambers will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday will be Ronnie Carden, Kevin Thompson, Jody Phillips, Rex Ward, Wayne Phillips, Chad Chambers, James Neece and David Christopher. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Matthew Parks, Mac McKinney, Jim Carr, Dr. Stephanie Powell, Fred Montgomery, Dr. Jay L. Allen, Glen Mettler, Richard Mettler, Wallace Timbs, Edward Wright, the staff of Broadmore Assisted Living and the staff at the VA Urology Clinic. Military honors will be conducted by the Tennessee National Guard. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may call at the home of any of the children. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Phillips family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Lena H. Russell
  Lena H. Russell, 83, 1273 Charity Hill Road, Elizabethton, went to Heaven on November 25, 2004 in Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Lon T. and Nannie Treadway Hyder.
  She taught at Gap Creek School from 1946-47.
  She was a homemaker and worked for Watson's 28 years.
  She was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church, where she was the sunshine chairman of the Ladie's Auxillary. She was also a volunteer at the Old Carter County Memorial Hospital as a pink lady until it closed, and then worked as a volunteer in the gift shop at Sycamore Shoals Hospital until 2003.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther R. Russell, in 1974; a brother, Lonnie T. Hyder; three infant sisters, Frances, Margaret and Anna Mae, and a granddaughter, Veronica Lynn Russell.
  Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Crowe, Elizabethton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Linda Richardson Russell, Salem, Va., and Gary Lynn and Colleen Ogden Russell, Franklin County, Va.; six grandsons, Shane Russell, of Salem, Va.; Jared Russell and his wife, Kim, of Salem, Va.; Richard Crow and his wife, Cathy, Elizabethton; Darrell Crow and his wife, Lisa, Hampton; Gary Russell II and Aaron Russell, both of Franklin County, Va.; two granddaughters, Nicole Richardson and her husband, Randy, Jonesborough; Trina Foley and her husband, Scott, Franklin County, Va.; three great grandsons, Michael Crow, Hampton; Joshua Crow, Elizabethton, and Hunter Richardson, Jonesborough; five great granddaughters, Nikki and Amber Crow, Elizabethton; Abigail and Emily Richardson, Jonesborough, and Delaney Grace Foley, Franklin County, Va.; one brother, Glen Hyder, Elizabethton; three sisters, Josephine Lyons, Elizabethton; Dorothy Burch and her husband, Bill, of California, and Mildred Sullivan, of Smithfield, N.C. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, two very special friends, Nell Fair and Ruby Holtsclaw, and numerous church friends.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Mark Simmons and Rev. Howard Messer officiating. Burial will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Abbie Buckles, Kathy Lethcoe, Richard Crow, Nikki and Michael Crow and Alice Bunton, organist, will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be her six grandsons, Richard Crow, Darrell Crow, Shane Russell, Jared Russell, Gary Russell II, and Aaron Russell. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Crow, Joshua Crow, Randy Richardson, Marty Willis, Sam Grindstaff, Cecil Simmons, Darrell Simmons, Ray Simmons, Horace Calhoun, Earl Williams, Ray Richardson, Gerald Peters, Junior Guess and her church family. The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Condolences to the Russell family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 25, 2004

     Nora N. Hicks
  God sent his angels to take Nora Nell Hicks, 95, formerly of 402 Academy Street, Elizabethton, home at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
  Born on Race Street, Elizabethton, she was a daughter of the late John L. and Charlotte Crowe Lee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William "June" Hicks, her twin sister, Belle Aker, and three brothers, John L. Lee, Mack Lee and Tommy Lee.
  Mrs. Hicks was a member of First Baptist Church and attended the Dorcas Sunday School Class. She had worked as a seamstress, retiring only three years ago.
  Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Jim Cathelyn Sr., Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Pam Hicks, Elizabethton; two grandchildren and their spouses, Cheryl and John White, Elizabethton, and Jim Cathelyn Jr. and wife Trish, Johnson City; five great-grandchildren, Jason Cathelyn, St. Louis, Mo., Erin Peters and husband Jason, Johnson City, Lindsey White, Elizabethton, Justin Cathelyn and Jonah Cathelyn, both of Johnson City; a special niece, Lynette Lee Fair; and special friends, Pauline Honeycutt, Hannah Crockett, Margaret Luttrell, Laura Mills, Belle Lyons, Ann Brockwell and Ina Loveless.
  A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, November 26, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Interment will follow the service at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the service, or at other times at the residence of her daughter, 156 Southgate Drive, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be John White, Jason Peters, Harold Hicks, Dick Oatman, Jerry Gouge, Arthur Holsclaw and Jim Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Jerry Gastineau, Dr. Rachel Monderer, Dr. Larry Schmidt, Dr. Keith Morley, Bob Aker, John Aker, Wayne Hicks, Bill Williams, Hurley Carroll, Fred Hicks, Claude Callahan, Lawrence Jones, Kenneth Cathelyn, Duane Cathelyn, Raymond Tolley, special CNAs Ann Rambo and Sandy Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Honeycutt, nurses Lee Cornett, Ann Bare and Janice Woodby, Helen Hodges, Jennifer Ensor, Chuck Arnold, Joann Garland, all employees of Life Care Center and all the many friends known and loved over the years. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Emergency and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

     Nell Julian
  Nell Julian, 91, 406 Hwy. 143, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Cain and Lena Ingram Julian. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl and Ed Julian, and three sisters, Rose Collins, Lillie Largent and Betty Gibson.
  Ms. Julian was of the Baptist faith and was a homemaker.
  Survivors include two daughters, Betty Julian Shell and Martha Julian Freeman, both of Roan Mountain; three grandchildren, Tami Shell Hughes, Roan Mountain, Lesia Freeman Griswold, Orlando, Fla., and Timothy Garfield Freeman, Roan Mountain; four great-grandchildren, Coty William Hughes, Casey Lynn Hughes, Timothy Garrett Freeman and Gracie Dawn Freeman, all of Roan Mountain; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Becky Paige, Roan Mountain.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 27, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, with Mr. Gerald Holly, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Gerald and Gloria Holly. Interment will follow the funeral service at Richardson Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Billy Julian, Clarence Largent, Ernie Largent, Eddie Largent, Lawrence Largent, Tim Freeman and Alan Griswold. Honorary pallbearers will be Garfield Freeman, William Hughes, Brad Morgan and Ray Blair. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 26, in the Rhododendron Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain. Friends may also call at the residence of a granddaughter, Tami Hughes, 418 Hwy. 143, Roan Mountain, any time. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

     Willa M. Morrison
  Willa Mae Morrison, 74, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at her residence.
  Mrs. Morrison was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dallas and Annie Hicks Irick. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Morrison, March 23, 2002, a daughter, Debra Blackburn, a sister, Dorothy Dugger, and two brothers, Haley Irick and Glasco Irick.
  Mrs. Morrison was a graduate of Hampton High School. She was a retired employee of Magnavox and worked at Kennametal, Johnson City, for several years.
  Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanette and Ken Dugger, Cindy and Dwight Treadway and Jamie and B.J. Payne, all of Elizabethton; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Lena and Jim Andrews, Pauline and Clay Swift and Norma and Jack Campbell, all of Elizabethton, and Maxine and Harmon Hardin, Gastonia, N.C.; eight grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jasmine and Zack Treadway, Kristina and Ashley Blackburn, Aaron and Adrian Dugger and Amanda Collins; three sisters-in-law, Shirley Irick and Martha Irick, both of Elizabethton, and Delores Shuler, Indianapolis, Ind. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, November 26, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with David Irick, minister, officiating. Music will be provided by the Centerview Singers. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday, will be Nathaniel Treadway, Aaron Dugger, Zack Treadway, Darrell Irick, Adrian Dugger, Michael Andrews and Jimmy Blackburn. Honorary pallbearers will be the family friends. The family would like to express a special "Thank You" to Gwen Taylor, Dr. Jeff Farrow, Dr. James Shipley, Dr. Sheryl Pack, The Adventa Hospice and American Home Patient and the Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Friends may call at the funeral home or residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Morrison family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     James R. Phillips
  James R. Phillips, 86, 224 Old Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, November 24, 2004, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

November 24, 2004

     Anna C. Franklin
  Anna Christine Brock Franklin, 76, 152 Arnold Avenue, Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 22, 2004, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a brief illness.
  Mrs. Franklin was a native of Carter County. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She leaves her family with a wonderful legacy of love, caring and giving.
  Mrs. Franklin was preceded in death by a grandson, Chad Hall, a brother, John Brock, and her mother, Donnie Peters Brock.
  Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Ray Franklin; daughter, Connie Hall; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Jeff Lyons; son, Stephen Ray Franklin and girlfriend, Tammy Vanhoy; sister and brother-in-law, Ethel "D" and Earl Ward; brothers and sisters-in-law, Grady and Pat Franklin, William and June Franklin and Teen Franklin; grandchildren, Selena Hall, Benji Whitehead and Cheri Clavier and her husband, John; a great-grandson, John Jackson Clavier; and a special friend, Ronnie D. Hall.
  Memorial services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Randy Johnson and Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church, 1503 Riverview Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. A special thanks to the staff and employees of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital and Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Inurnment will be done privately at a later date.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     Nora N. Hicks
  God sent his angels to take Nora Nell Hicks home at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2004.
  Arrangements for her Celebration of Life service are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements, 423-542-2232.
  
     Donald C. Honeycutt
  MORGANTON, N.C. -- Donald Carroll "Donnie" Honeycutt, 63, of Fred Williams Avenue, Morganton, died Monday, November 22, 2004, at the VA Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., following a period of declining health.
  Mr. Honeycutt was born September 19, 1941 in Carter County, Tenn., and was a son of Zeb D. Honeycutt and Myrtle Smith Honeycutt, Roan Mountain, Tenn.
  Mr. Honeycutt was a U.S. Army veteran, and a graduate of Milligan College in Johnson City, Tenn. Donald was a retired truck driver, and an avid gardener and fisherman. He was a faithful and active member of Hopewell Baptist Church where he taught Sunday school and served on many church committees. He was a Scottish Rite 32nd degree mason and a member of the Roan Mountain Masonic Lodge #566.
  He was preceded in death by a brother, Shelbourne Honeycutt.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Brenda Johnson Honeycutt, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nikki Honeycutt Costello and Scott Costello, Arden, and Carol Honeycutt Holden and Josh Holden, Morganton; grandsons, Andrew Costello and Jacob Holden; a sister-in-law, Anne Honeycutt, Morganton; his best friend, Jim McKinney, Roan Mountain, Tenn.; godsons, Michael and Mark McKinney; and a large extended family.
  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 26, at Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. Homer Murdock officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 25, at Sossoman Funeral Home where the body will remain until placed in the church 30 minutes before the funeral hour. At other times, the family will be at the residence, 2329 Fred Williams Avenue, Morganton. Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1112 Hopewell Church Road, Morganton, NC 28655.
  Sossoman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 2608, Morganton, N.C., (828) 437-3211, is serving the Honeycutt family.

     Nell Julian
  Nell Julian, 91, 406 U.S. Highway 143, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.
  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
  Tetrick Funeral Home Roan Mountain is in charge of arrangements, 423-772-3928
  
     James D. Miller
  James David Miller, 69, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of 5231 Piney Grove Road, Hampton, died Sunday, November 21, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
  Mr. Miller was a native of Carter County and a son of the late John and Maude Roberts Miller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Miller.
  Mr. Miller was of the Free Will Baptist faith and worked in the timber industry.
  Survivors include five sons, Scotty Miller, Elizabethton, Terry Miller, Mountain City, Ricky Miller, Steve Miller and Sonny Miller; two daughters, Sherry Miller Vanover, Mountain City, and Sherleen Odom; one grandson, Nebraska Adam Edward Vanover, Mountain City; one sister, Melba Davis, Erwin; and two brothers, Gurney Miller and Edward Miller, both of Erwin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, in the Street Cemetery with Rev. J.C. Sheets officiating. The family received friends from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Bob Davis, Van Davis, Terry Miller, Ed Vanover, Harlan Tolley and Marvin Tolley. A special thank you is extended to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton for all their care shown to the Miller family. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, was in charge of arrangements.

     Willa Mae Morrison
  Mrs. Willa Mae Irick Morrison, 74, 1201 Ledford Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 23, 2004 at her residence.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Mary S. Oliver
  Mary Smith Oliver, 83, died August 30, 2004, in Heron House Nursing Home in the town of March, Cambridgeshire County in the United Kingdom.
  Mrs. Oliver was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late James Blaine and Lottie Shoun Gentry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, James Franklin Smith and James L. Oliver, and three brothers, Paul, Alton and Braxton Gentry.
  Mrs. Oliver attended Watauga Academy for two years, was a 1937 graduate of Johnson County High School, and graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1962. She taught at the Andrew Johnson Elementary School in Kingsport for three years and at Harold McCormick School in Elizabethton for 17 years, retiring in 1983. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Elizabethton and recently, a member of First Baptist Church in Leesburg, Fla. She also loved her work at Hales Community Missions.
  Survivors include a daughter, Linda Smith Prior, in the United Kingdom, and two grandsons, Marc Kinza Johnson, Fort Campbell, Ky., and Alex Wayne Johnson, a junior at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.
  Memorial services will be held at First Baptist Church of Elizabethton at 3 p.m. Friday, November 26, with Rev. William Swafford and Mike Taylor officiating. Eulogy will be given by her grandson, Marc Johnson. Music will be by John Bunn, soloist, and Julie Cardwell, organist. Pallbearers will be Albert Gentry, Randy Gentry, Granger Fanning and Willie Church. Inurnment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Allen Goodwin presiding. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday at the church. Friends may also call at the residence of Randy and Patsy Tadlock, 607 Regency Lane, Elizabethton.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 23, 2004

  Lillian W. Hyder
  Lillian Whitehead Hyder, 77, 5938 Hwy. 19E, Hampton, died Sunday, November 21, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Mrs. Hyder was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late I.E. and Julia A. Stevens Whitehead. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Leonard Hyder, November 4, 2004, a brother, Tee W. Whitehead, and three sisters, Velma Simmons, Vesta Gouge and Betty Lou Lyons.
  Mrs. Hyder was a member of Sunset Freewill Baptist Church. She was retired from the Carter County School System.
  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lenora and Buddy Wiseman, Hampton; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Carol Ann Hyder, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Regina Hyder, Irvine, Calif., Melinda Hyder, Sevierville, Michelle Crumley and her husband Jeff, Hampton, Michael Moody and his wife Sandra, Mountain City, and Kimberly Carr and her husband Michael, Bluff City; five great-grandchildren, Dustin and Amanda Crumley, Corey, Dakota and Colton Crumley, all of Hampton, and Mikayla Moody, Mountain City; two great-great-grandchildren, Gracie and Ryan Crumley, Elizabethton; a brother, John Whitehead; and a sister-in-law, Eva Casey, Elizabethton. Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Terry Richardson and Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. Music will be provided by The Sounds of Victory and Melinda Hyder. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, in the Whitehead Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, will be Randy Lyons, Dustin Crumley, Corey Crumley, Michael Moody, Keith Whitehead and Glen Gouge. Honorary pallbearers will be her church family. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence at any time. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Hyder family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

  Mary E. Shepard
  Mrs. Mary E. Shepard, 90, 400 Mill Wheel Drive, Johnson City, died Sunday, November 21, 2004 in the Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.
  A native of Knox County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Edgar and Dora B. Redcliff Sligar.
  She was a homemaker and a member of "C" Street Church of Christ.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Ervin Shepard, in 1963; a son, Randal Gayle Shepard, November 4, 1969; a daughter-in-law, Vivian Shepard; a brother, Clarence Sligar, and three sisters, Fannie Reimann, Bessie Harvel and Minerva Abbott.
  Survivors include four sons and three daughters-in-law, Lyons Shepard, Sherrell and Janet Shepard, Kenneth and Diana Shepard and Roger and June Shepard; three daughters, Dawn Cox, Yvonne Leonard and Ann Cunningham; a future daughter-in-law, Patsy Hux and one sister, Ida Cable. Twelve grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The funeral service for Mrs. Mary E. Shepard will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2004 in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. Eddy Craft and Mr. Tim Hall, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the "C" Street Church of Christ Singers. Graveside services and burial will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be elders of the "C" Street Church of Christ, Ed DeVault, Dempsey Jordan and Charlie Adams. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. To those who desire, memorials may be made to "C" Street Church of Christ, 137 East "C" Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. On line condolences may be sent to the family through our Website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
  Arrangements are under the direction of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home.

November 22, 2004

     Lillian W. Hyder
  Mrs. Lillian Whitehead Hyder, 77, 5938 U.S. Highway 19E, Hampton, died Sunday, November 21, 2004 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     James D. Miller
  James David Miller, 69, Life Care Center, Elizabethton, formerly of 5231 Piney Grove Rd., Hampton, died Sunday, November 21, 2004 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.
  A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late John and Maude Roberts Miller.
  Mr. Miller was of the Free Will Baptist faith and worked in the timber industry.
  In addition to his parents, Mr. Miller was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Miller.
  Mr. Miller is survived by five sons, Scotty Miller, Elizabethton; Terry Miller, Mountain City; Ricky Miller, Steve Miller and Sonny Miller; two daughters, Sherry Miller Vanover, Mountain City; one sister, Melba Davis, Erwin, and two brothers, Gurney Miller and Edward Miller, both of Erwin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2004 at the Street Cemetery with Rev. J.C. Sheets officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Bob Davis, Van Davis, Terry Miller, Ed Vanover, Harlan Tolley and Marvin Tolley. A special thank you is extended to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton for all the care shown to the Miller family. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements.

November 21, 2004

     Malcolm A. Danner
  BOONE, NC -- Colonel (Ret.) Malcolm Arden Danner, 66, of Foster Circle, Boone, died Thursday, November 18, 2004, at his home.
  Survivors include his wife, Katherine Danner; two daughters and a son-in-law, Sarah Kate Morefield, Boone, and Rachel Anne and Jeff Keller, Deep Gap; a son, Jubal Christian Danner, Boone; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Sharoyn and Carl Foster, Durham, Shelia McGill, Columbus, Ga., and Rose Marie Danner, Gray, Tenn.; his mother-in-law, Fannie L. Campbell, Elizabethton, Tenn.; and four grandchildren, Matthew and Tristan Morefield and Bailey and Abby Keller, all of Boone.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 21, at Foscoe Christian Church with Mr. Lance Hostetter and Mr. Ken Caswell, ministers, officiating. Military graveside rites and interment will follow at Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Foscoe Christian Church, 8834 NC Hwy. 105 South, Boone, NC 28607 or to Seby B. Jones Cancer Center, P.O. Box 2600, Boone, NC 28607 or to Hospice of Watauga County, 136 Furman Road, Boone, NC 28607. Austin & Barnes Funeral Home, 194 Queen Street, Boone, NC, (828) 264-8888, is serving the Danner family.

     Paul W. Harrison, Jr.
  Paul W. "Buggie" Harrison, Jr., 48, 385 Old Buck Mountain Road, Roan Mountain, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Avery County, N. C., he was the son of Dessa Storie Harrison, Roan Mountain, and the late Paul W. Harrison, Sr. He attended High Point Baptist Church and was a retired construction worker. Mr. Harrison served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Emma Storie; and his paternal grandparents, Fred and Sadie Harrison.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Paula and Fred Potter, Roan Mountain, and Patricia and Todd MacRae, Elizabethton; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Randy Harrison, Terry Lee Harrison, Richard Harrison, and Michael and Annette Harrison, all of Roan Mountain; four nephews; three nieces; and several aunts and uncles.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters and brothers-in-law, Paula and Fred Potter, Roan Mountain, and Patricia and Todd MacRae, Elizabethton; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Randy Harrison, Terry Lee Harrison, Richard Harrison, and Michael and Annette Harrison, all of Roan Mountain; four nephews; three nieces; and several aunts and uncles.

     Ina J. Musick
  Ina June Musick, 73, 667 Hunting Hill Road, Piney Flats, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004, at Holston Valley Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Bristol, Va., she was the daughter of the late Abe and Polly Fleenor Odum. Mrs. Musick was of the Methodist faith. She was a nurse for 20 years and worked for ITT, Gray, for 10 years. She was an avid animal lover and she loved bluegrass music. Mrs. Musick was preceded in death by her husband, Avery B. Musick, and a daughter, Sherry Teresa Musick. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Teresa Musick, and Gene and Vickie Musick, all of Piney Flats; one daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Ken Sullivan, Bluff City; two grandsons, Michael Musick and Matthew Musick, both of Piney Flats; and one sister, Valda Duke, Spokane, Wash.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, in the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Deaton officiating. The graveside service will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 22, 2004, at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Richard Myers, Todd Yannyon, Eddie Brummitt, Bob Burton, Buck Johnson, Donnie Mottern, Brent Moore, Tray Leonard and Marvin Johnson. Those attending the graveside service are requested to meet at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday prior to the service in the chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, (423)538-7131, is in charge of the arrangements.

November 19, 2004

  Ina J. Musick
  Mrs. Ina June Musick, 74, 667 Hunting Hill Rd., Piney Flats, died Thursday, November 18, 2004 at Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport.
  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements. 423-538-7131

  Klan B. Pleasant
  Klan Butler "Jiggs" Pleasant, 79, 649 Old Highway 67, Butler, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at James H. Quillen V.A. Hospital.
  A lifelong resident of the Doeville Community, he was the youngest son of the "O.K." Pleasant family. Jiggs was born May 29, 1925 to the late Roderick Butler and Vena Alice Pierce Pleasant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Randy Butler Pleasant, two sisters, Ola Kyte and Ova Stalcup, and five brothers, Kyle, King, Karl, Kale and Keys Pleasant.
  Mr. Pleasant was a member of Little Doe Baptist Church and retired as an electrician from North American Rayon Corporation. He served in the South Pacific in the Navy as a motor machinist and received the Philippine Operation Medal, a Victory Bronze Star, American Theatre Medal and Asiatic-Pacific Medal during World War II. He served with the Johnson County Rescue Squad for 12 years.
  Survivors include his wife, Faye Robinson Pleasant, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diana and Earl Howard Jr., Shady Valley, and Evelyn and Mark Thomas, Meadowview, Va.; four grandchildren, Wayne Thomas and wife Gina, Tuesday Pope and husband Nat, Randy Pleasant Jr. and Joseph Howard; and a sister, Ona Long, Butler. Two sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 20, at Little Doe Baptist Church with Rev. Kreg Smith and Dr. Willie Malone officiating. Music will be provided by the church choir. Active pallbearers will be Truett Pleasant, Dick Pleasant, David Pleasant and Mike Pleasant. Honorary pallbearers will be his church family, friends and neighbors. Graveside services will follow at Rambo Cemetery with the Johnson County Honor Guard providing military honors. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12 noon until the service hour at the church. Friends may also call at the residence. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Little Doe Baptist Church Benevolent Fund or to the Johnson County Rescue Squad. Condolences may be e-mailed to the Pleasant family at mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 18, 2004

  Carolyn J. Baxter
  DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Carolyn Jane Baxter, 64, of Douglasville, died Tuesday, November 16, 2004.
  Mrs. Baxter was born March 27, 1940 in Elizabethton, Tenn. She was the daughter of the late David and Avis Shields.
  Mrs. Baxter was a secretary with Mead Corporation and a member of First Baptist Church of Douglasville. She was well known for her card ministry to everyone including the shut-ins, remembering their birthdays, anniversaries, illnesses, and just thinking of you.
  Survivors include her husband, Ron Baxter, Douglasville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Vanessa Williams, Jefferson City, Tenn., and Joe and Betty Williams, Cohutta; grandchildren, Chris Altrichter, Stockbridge, Jennifer Williams, Johnson City, Tenn., Susan Williams and David Williams, both of Cohutta, Ga., and Madisun Williams, Johnson City, Tenn.; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Bob and Kathy Shields, Littleton, Colo., and David Shields, Elizabethton, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville. The memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. in the Rosehaven Chapel with Dr. John Pennington officiating.
  Arrangements by Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, Ga., (770) 942-4246.

  Howard P. Langridge
  Howard P. Langridge, 81, 339 Airport Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 14, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
  Mr. Langridge was born and reared in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was a son of the late H.R. and Winifred Milburn Langridge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Sharp Langridge, a daughter, Patsy Langridge, and a grandson, Billy Ollmann.
  Mr. Langridge served in the U.S. Navy for over three years during World War II. He graduated from ETSU with BS and MA degrees, and completed some graduate studies at Florida State University. He taught six years at Unaka High School and 23 years in Pal Beach County, Fla. After retiring he led nature tours for years in Florida, including the Dry Tortugas.
  Mr. Langridge was an ornithologist. He published over 50 short articles about birds in various sources. He contributed an article annually for American Birds for 12 years and was an associate editor for the Florida Naturalist for seven years.
  Mr. Langridge is survived by daughter, Susan Ollmann, Gainesville, Fla.; one son, Howard Langridge II, Sopchoppy, Fla.; daughters, Jane Farmer, Pensacola, Fla., and Daphne Robin Mahagan, Dade City, Fla.; four grandchildren, Bobbie Jean Mason, Patty Sherline, Howard Langridge III and Chris Ollmann; one great-grandson, Jarod Mason; and one brother, Ray Langridge.
  A Celebration of Life memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 20, in the Garden Room of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Interment will be done privately at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  Maude L. Peeks
  Maude L. Peeks, 92, formerly of 158 Maude Peeks Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.
  Mrs. Peeks was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Lindsey and Amanda Nidiffer Rash. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy L. Peeks, in 1977, a daughter, Barbara Evelyn Peeks, a son, Harold Peeks, a grandson, Roy H. Peeks, and several brothers.
  Mrs. Peeks was a charter member of Hunter First Baptist Church. She was a farmer and housewife.
  Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Geraldine Peeks, Gray, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, November 18, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Horace Bowers and Dr. Dennis Deese officiating. The graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, at Emmert Cemetery. Everyone is requested to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home or at other times at the home of a granddaughter, Tina Vaughn, 180 Campbell Rash Road, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers will be Lanny Peeks, Dustin Peeks, Harold Keller, Larry Vaughn, Lynn Rash and Lynn Rash Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Kaleb Peeks, Davis Osborne and Mark Osborne. A special thank you is extended to the Ivy Hall Nursing Home Staff for all their love and care shown to the Peeks family. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  James Olterman
  James W. "Shine" Olterman went to be with The Lord at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at Indian Path Medical Center.
  He was born in Glade Springs, Va. in 1927 and moved to Kingsport in 1937.
  After serving three years in the United States Navy, Shine went to work for Holston Defense Corporation and retired after 38 years of service.
  Shine loved life and never met a stranger. His joy was in helping others. He loved sports and was an avid golfer.
  Shine was a member of First Christian Church. He was also a member of many civic and political organizations such as: The American Legion Post No. 3/265 , Veterans of Foreign Wars, East Tennessee Constable Association, Fraternal Order of Police, and was an honorary Captain in the Tennessee Highway Patrol. In addition, he was a very active member of the Masonic Lodge and served on the Director's Staff for many years and as Vice-Chairman of the Democratic Party.
  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother. He leaves his family a wonderful legacy of love, caring, and giving.
  His parents, Grille and Trixie Olterman; brothers, Howard, Paul, and Bill; sisters, Esteleen Olterman and Hilda Kabool, preceded him in death.
  Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Marie "Dolly" Clark Olterman; son, Tom Olterman and wife Dee; daughters, Kathy Foerster and husband Bill; Lisa Catron and husband Craig; Suzanne Dugger and husband Brent; grandchildren, Mary Beth and Brian Ritz, Rebecca and Matt Curtis, Derek and Brandy Olterman, Andrew Foerster, D'Anna Olterman and fiance, Dave Clendenin; Lindsey Dugger, and Emily Dugger; great-grandson, Samuel James Ritz; sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen and Louis Long and Ann and Gerald McGee; brother, Harold Olterman and brother and sister-in-law, Rev. Bobby and Frances Olterman.
  Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 19, 2004 at First Christian Church. Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at the church with Palma Bennett, minister, officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2004 at East Lawn Memorial Park with military rites conducted by Charles DeWitt Byrd Post #3382 of the VFW. Pallbearers will be Andrew Foerster, Derek Olterman, Shannon Morelock, Brian Ritz, Ladd Olterman, and Randy Moore. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Moore, Paul Morrison, James L. Q. Moore, Dean Morelock, A.M. "Buster" Brown, Louis Long Jr., Joe Kabool, and Lonnie Long. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: The Shriners Children's Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277 or First Christian Church, 106 E. Charlemont Ave., Kingsport, TN 37660.
  Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is in charge of arrangements.

  Klan Pleasant
  Klan Butler "Jiggs" Pleasant, 79, 649 Old Highway 67, Butler, went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, November 16, 2004 in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center.
  Complete funeral arrangements will be in the Friday, November 19, 2004 edition of The Elizabethton Star.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

  Glenda E. Shell
  Glenda E. Shell, 60, 240 Honeycutt Rd., Roan Mtn., died Wednesday, November 17, 2004 in the Johnson City Medical Center.
  A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Shoun S. and Blanche Whitehead Roberson.
  She was a homemaker.
  Mrs. Shell was a member of the Blevins Chapel Baptist Church.
  Survivors include her husband, Leon Shell; a daughter and son-in-law, Melissa Dawn and Brad Barnett, Roan Mountain; two grandchildren, Brandon and Logan Barnett; three sisters, Donalee Presnell and Myrsona Shell, both of Roan Mountain, and Rosa Lee Markland, Elizabethton, and a number of nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David J. Montgomery, Rev. L.D. Berry, and Rev. Jerry Shelton officiating. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2004 in the Home Place Family Cemetery (199 Whitehead Hollow Rd.). Rev. Ronnie Campbell, Pat Hopson, and Seth Montgomery will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday, will be Roger Anderson, Donnie Shell, Jack Ingram, Pat Hopson, Lee Markland, Stacey Shell and Devon Nelson. Honorary pallbearers will be men of Blevins Chapel Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of the daughter and son-in-law, Melissa and Brad Barnett, 245 Honeycutt Road, Roan Mountain. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday. Condolences to the Shell family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

November 15, 2004

  Kathryn W. Ferling
  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Kathryn W. Ferling, 96, of Indianapolis, passed away Monday, November 15, 2004.
  Kathryn was born September 21, 1908 in Columbus, Ind., to Fred L. and Anna J. Bontrager Wetzel.
  Kathryn married Robert W. Ferling, who preceded her in death in 1987. She graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1938 and worked as a teacher for 22 years in Tennessee. She then taught first grade for Lawrence Elementary Schools in Indianapolis for 20 years. She was a member of Irvington Presbyterian Church, Mandalay Travel Study (Joan of Arc), and a 50-year member of the Eastern Star.
  She was preceded in death by her step-son, George G. Ferling, and brothers, Clement E., Frederick, Louis John, George N. and Edward C. Wetzel.
  Survivors include her daughter, Dolores Ann Barker; step-daughters, Joyce Marie Frisch and Rae Louise Owens; grandchildren, Annette K. Wilcher and John Robert Stokes; nine step-grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Zachery Raymond and Zora Kathryn Wilcher; and several step-great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be held Friday, November 20, at 10 a.m. at Shirley Brothers Irving Hill Chapel, 5377 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, with visitation Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Irvington Presbyterian Church.
  Shirley Brothers Mortuaries & Crematory, 9606 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Ind., (317) 897-9606, is in charge of arrangements.

  John L.   Freeman Sr.
  John Leon Freeman Sr., Lieutenant Colonel Retired, Tennessee National Guard, 88, of Johnson City, died Sunday, November 14, 2004 at Hillview Health Center following an extended illness.
  Mr. Freeman was a native of Savannah, Hardin County, Tenn. He moved to Carter County in 1991. He was a son of the late James R. and Fannie V. Prince Freeman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Rush Freeman and William Noel Freeman, and one sister, Virginia Dell Freeman Bishop.
  Mr. Freeman served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He was the Hardin County Register of Deeds for eight years (1946-1955) and retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1977.
  Mr. Freeman retired from the Tennessee National Guard in 1969 with the rank Lieutenant Colonel, as battalion commander of the 4th Battalion, 117th Infantry. He was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton.
  Survivors include his wife, Jean Scapple Freeman, Johnson City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. John L. Freeman Jr. and Katherine Freeman, Greeneville, and William P. and Anne Freeman, Johnson City; one daughter and son-in-law, Marilou and John C. Hildenbrand III, Monroe, La.; six grandchildren, Fran Hildenbrand Spero, Dr. John C. Hildenbrand IV, Natalie Freeman, Lee Freeman, James Freeman and Melissa Freeman; three great-grandchildren, John C. Hildenbrand V, Grayson Hildenbrand and Jacob Spero; six nieces, Martha Freeman O'Hara, Ann Freeman Trejo, Dr. Julia Freeman Guy, Nancy Bishop Glaus, Carole Scapple Cree and Elizabeth Scapple Kreplin; and two nephews, James Rush Freeman III and Dr. Robert Noel Freeman.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 18, at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. Preston Sartelle officiating. Military Honors will be accorded by the Tennessee Army National Guard. Active pallbearers will be James R. Freeman, Dr. John L. Freeman Jr., William P. Freeman, Lee Alexander Freeman, Dr. Robert N. Freeman, John C. Hildenbrand III, Robert Clayton Anderson, Dr. Johnny C. Hildenbrand IV and James M. Freeman. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at Tetrick Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 N. Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  Howard P.

  Langridge
  Howard P. Langridge, 81, 339 Airport Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, November 14, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.
  Mr. Langridge was born and reared in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and was a son of the late H.R. and Winifred Milburn Langridge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Sharp Langridge, a daughter, Patsy Langridge, and a grandson, Billy Ollmann.
  Mr. Langridge served in the U.S. Navy for over three years during World War II. He graduated from ETSU with BS and MA degrees, and completed some graduate studies at Florida State University. He taught six years at Unaka High School and 23 years in Pal Beach County, Fla. After retiring he led nature tours for years in Florida, including the Dry Tortugas.
  Mr. Langridge was an ornithologist. He published over 50 short articles about birds in various sources. He contributed an article annually for American Birds for 12 years and was an associate editor for the Florida Naturalist for seven years.
  Mr. Langridge is survived by daughter, Susan Ollmann, Gainesville, Fla.; one son, Howard Langridge II, Sopchoppy, Fla.; daughters, Jane Farmer, Pensacola, Fla., and Daphne Robin Mahagan, Dade City, Fla.; four grandchildren, Bobbie Jean Mason, Patty Sherline, Howard Langridge III and Chris Ollmann; one great-grandson, Jarod Mason; and one brother, Ray Langridge.
  A Celebration of Life memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 20, in the Garden Room of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Interment will be done privately at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  Richard S. Lowe
  Richard S. Lowe died at his home in Johnson City on Tuesday, November 16, 2004, following an extended illness.
  He was a native of Mountain City and had lived in Johnson City since 1960.
  He was the son of the late Richard S. Lowe, Sr. and Cassie Ellen Lowe.
  He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
  He was an Air Force veteran who served in the Korean Conflict.
  Mr. Lowe retired from Eastman Kodak Company after 32 years of service. He was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon and trustee.
  He is survived by his wife, Christine Lowe, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Richard Todd Lowe and wife, Daisy, and their twin daughters Zoe Grace and Kate Ellen of Hong Kong; Terry Lowe and wife Renee, and their sons Austin Blake and Evan Patrick of Gray; one sister, Betty Durnan, Delaware, and several nieces and nephews.
  Active pallbearers will be brothers-in-law, nephews, and deacons of Sinking Creek Baptist Church. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Sluder, Fred Addison, Marvin McKinney, Carroll Billheimer, Bill Roberson, Lester Arnold, Bill Brookshire, Randal Pierce, Danny Ray Miller, Wilson Terry, Mickey Leonard, Frank Lawrence, Jim Brogdon, teammates in the Pro-Am Golf League, friends at the McDonald?s club, and friends and neighbors in Garland Farms. A celebration of life service for Mr. Lowe will be conducted at Sinking Creek Baptist Church, Thursday, November 18, 2004 at 8 p.m. with Reverend Reece Harris officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be held in Washington County Memory Gardens at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2004. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery. Online condolences may be made via www.morrisbaker.com. Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, TN 37601 (423-282-1521) is serving the family.

  Maude L. Peeks
  Maude L. Peeks, 92, formerly of Rt. 2 Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton.
  Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later time.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, (423) 542-2232, is in charge of arrangements.

  Clarence D. Phillips
  Clarence Douglas "Jerry" Phillips, 64, 1500 W. Jackson Blvd., Jonesborough, died Monday, November 15, 2004, at his residence.
  Mr. Phillips was a native of Carter County and a son of the late George and Bertha Mae Phillips. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Paul, Willie, Bobby, Buck and George Phillips Jr.
  Mr. Phillips was a retired employee of Inland Containers. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church of Johnson City.
  Survivors include his wife, Eva Dell Qualls Phillips; a daughter and son-in-law, Janie and Kevin Nordby, Elizabethton; two step-sons, Gary Mast, Meredith, N.H., and Wayne Mast and wife Nancy, Johnson City; a grandson, Dylan Nordby; three step-grandchildren, Sarah Mast, Kevin Mast and Jennifer Halsey; and a brother and sister-in-law, J.D. "Nub" and Corine Phillips, Elizabethton. Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 18, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, November 19, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Phillips family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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