December 14, 2004

     Terry L. Broyles
  Funeral services for Terry Lee "Coon" Broyles, 50, of Jonesborough, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2004, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Wallen and Rev. Claude Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service, and all other times at the residence, 242 Headtown Road, Jonesborough. Interment services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 16, at Monte Vista Burial Park. Condolences may be sent to the Broyles family online at www.dillow-taylor.com. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, (423) 753-3821, is in charge of arrangements.

     Nevada J. Ford
  Nevada Jackson Ford, 76, 1506 E. Unaka Ave., Johnson City, died unexpectedly Tuesday, December 7, 2004.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Katie Watson Jackson.
  Mrs. Ford was a member of the House of Prayer in the Lord Jesus Christ Church.
  She was a retired employee of the Prudential Life Insurance Company and had been a CPR instructor following her retirement.
  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by a son, Ronny Forney; a grandson, Ronnie Jamal Jackson, and a brother, Eugene Jackson.
  Survivors include her husband, Oscar E. Ford, of the home; a daughter, Brenda Forney Hargrove, of Glenolden, Penn.; two granddaughters, Sheree Hargrove, Angela Hargrove, both of Glenolden, Penn.; six great-grandchildren, Talisha Harris, Glenolden, Penn.; Jamal Williams, Kahief Williams, and Malik Hassan, all of Philadelphia, Penn.; Keyon Crum, Johnson City; Kymani Brown, Glenolden, Penn.; one sister, Ola Taylor, Elizabethton; two brothers and one sister-in-law, William Jackson, Portsmouth, Va., and Gordon and Melveen Jackson, of Biloxi, Miss. Many nieces, nephews and friends also survive.
  The graveside service for Mrs. Ford will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2004 in the Jackson Cemetery, Jackson Avenue, Elizabethton. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends at the home of a nephew, George Benny Taylor, 733 S. Lynn Ave., Elizabethton, at any time. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Alzheimer's Association, Northeast Tennessee Chapter, 207 N. Boone St., 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, is in charge of arrangements, 423-542-2232.

     Jack G. Tester
  Jack Gene Tester, 73, of Mount Jackson, Va., died Saturday, December 11, 2004 at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, Va.
  Mr. Tester was born December 15, 1930 in Elizabethton, son of the late Charles Glenn and Frances May Ledford Tester.
  He retired from the U.S. Army and was a retired Capitol Hill policeman in Washington, D.C. He was a member of Massanutten Post #2447, VFW in Edinburg, Va.
  He is survived by his wife, Alicia Tester, whom he married November 17, 1973. Also surviving are two sons, Jack Gene Tester, Jr., of Springfield, Va., and Glenn Marshall Tester, of Mount Jackson, Va.; a step-son, Frederick David Rodriguez, of Alexandria, Va.; three daughters, Bonnie L. Uyeda, of Manassas, Va.; Patricia A. Magrino, of Fredericksburg, Va., and Linda J. Morris, of Woodbridge, Va., and seven grandchildren.
  The funeral will be conducted Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at 11 a.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mount Jackson, Va. with Rev. Jeffry J. Roberts officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery in Edinburg. Pallbearers will be sons and grandsons. Military honors will be by the Massanutten Post VFW. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1920 Medical Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.
  Dellinger Funeral Home, Mount Jackson, is in charge of arrangements, 540-477-3145.

     Betty E. Tipton
  Betty Elizabeth Tipton, 81, 7219 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, December 12, 2004 at the Roan Highlands Nursing Center following a brief illness.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Grant and Myrtle Townsend Leonard.
  Mrs. Tipton was a born-again Christian and a homemaker.
  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tipton was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Tipton, Sr. and a son, Kelly Tipton.
  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Warren Tipton, Jr. and Rosemary Tipton, Roan Mountain; one step-grandson and his spouse, John and Christine Harrison, Roan Mountain; two step great-grandchildren, Nikola and Makaiden Harrison, Roan Mountain; one granddaughter and her spouse, Kristi and Todd Smith; one grandson, Andrew Smith, all of the Valley Forge community; one granddaughter and her spouse, Emily and Rodney Gibbs, Roan Mountain; two great-grandchildren; special friends Willie and Wayne Holsclaw; Josie Coleman and Bertha Boone, and special niece, Sue Robinson.
  The funeral service for Mrs. Tipton will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2004 in the Tetrick Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Jim Storie officiating. Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2004 in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Everyone is requested to meet at the Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, at 9 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Tetrick Rhododendron Chapel prior to the service or at other times at the residence. Active pallbearers will be John Harrison, Grady Hill, Kenny Johnson, Wayne Holsclaw, Gary Campbell and Freddie Julian. A special thanks is given to the staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Center and the third floor staff at Sycamore Shoals Hospital for the care given to Mrs. Tipton in her illness. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the Tetrick Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements, 423-772-3928.

December 13, 2004

     Terry Lee Broyles
  Mr. Terry Lee Broyles, 50, 242 Headtown Rd., Jonesborough, died Sunday, December 12, 2004 at his residence.
  He was a native of Washington County and son of Jessie Humphreys Broyles and the late Marne Broyles.
  He worked 28 years in Shops and Service at Eastman.
  He was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and Greeneville Ridge Runners Car Club and was a Cub Scout Akela Pack #130.
  Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Mary Broyles, of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Hillary and Keith Broyles, Jonesborough; two step-sons, Steven Pugh, Jonesborough and Jeffrey Pugh, Bristol; one step-daughter, Tammy Lyons, Jonesborough; one granddaughter, Alex Pugh, Morristown; one grandson, Anthony Lyons, Jonesborough; one brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Vicky Broyles, Jonesborough; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Rita and Tommy Kinley and Teresa and Nick Coris, all of Jonesborough; mother-in-law, Rae Daniels, Johnson City; father-in-law Kenneth Hyatt, Bristol; two sisters-in-law, Patricia Morris, Bluff City and Lynn Perry, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff Wallen and Rev. Claude Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday night prior to the funeral service. The burial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, December 16, 2004 at Monte Vista Burial Park. Pallbearers will be Michael Broyles, Jason Kinley, Allen Weems, Jeff Pugh, Steven Pugh and Timothy Rutledge. Condolences may be sent to the Broyles family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
  Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821, is in charge of arrangements.

     Billy Joe Guinn
  Billy Joe Guinn, 71, 258 Marion Branch Rd., Elizabethton, died Sunday, December 12, 2004 at his residence following an extended illness.
  Mr. Guinn was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Dave and Julie Simms Guinn.
  He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of the Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church.
  He was preceded in death by a son, Bill Allen Guinn.
  Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lucy Greene Guinn of the home; four daughters, Brenda Hardin, Jeanie Odom, Kathy Sluder and Linda Sommers all of Elizabethton; seven grandchildren, Penny Ward, of Hampton; Sherry Webb of Johnson City; Michael Grindstaff, Timothy Hardin, Glen Payne, Little Billy Joe Sommers and Robbie Sommers, all of Elizabethton; four great-grandchildren, Dylan Ward and Ciara Ward, both of Hampton; Geordyn Taylor and Jonathan Webb, both of Johnson City; one half sister also survives.
  The funeral service for Billy Joe Guinn will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 14, 2004 in the Riverside Chapel of the Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Simerly Officiating. The graveside service and burial will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Michael Grindstaff, Timothy Hardin, Glen Payne, Robbie Sommers, Little Joe Sommers, Jason Street and R.C. McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Chambers, Bennie Webb, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Tyler Brett, Bobbie Grindstaff, Tommy Hardin, Larry Sluder, Robert Bradley, Joe Sommers and men of Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14, 2004 in the Riverside Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home prior to the service or you may call at the residence, 258 Marion Branch Rd., Elizabethton, at any time. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home Wednesday at 1:15 p.m. 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.

December 11, 2004

     Charles Jackson Allen Green
  Charles Jackson Allen Green, a precious little angel, went to heaven to be with Jesus, Friday, December 10, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton.
  He was the son of Sammy Jackson Green and Victoria Lynn Allen, both of Elizabethton. He was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, Charles Jackson Stagner, his great-grandmother, Mary Louise Snider, his paternal great-grandparents, Clabe and Mattie Allen; and his maternal great-grandparents, Floyd and Lula Holder.
  Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his grandmother, Alisa Green, Elizabethton; his step-grandfather, Jason Price, Elizabethton; his grandparents, Clabe and Sherry Allen, Elizabethton; his great-great-grandmother, Emma Richardson, Elizabethton; his aunt and uncle, Melissa and Bryan Carden, Elizabethton; four uncles, Mitchell and Jordan Allen and Clifford and Joey Green, all of Elizabethton; his aunt, Sabrina Green, Elizabethton; his great-aunt and uncle, Judy and Larry Cole, Elizabethton.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 12, in the Estep Cemetery with Mr. Bryan Carden officiating. Those planning to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Sunday. A special thanks to Dr. John Green and Staff, The Women's Pavilion and Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and employees of Volunteer Mart, Elizabethton. 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.

     James C. Riddle Sr.
  James Cleveland Riddle Sr., 55, of Elizabethton, died Friday, December 10, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  Mr. Riddle was the son of the late Ralph and Rosa Lee Riddle.
  Survivors include his wife, Linda Riddle, of the home; two sons, James Jesse Riddle, Roan Mountain, and James Cleveland Riddle Jr., Elizabethton; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Bill and Carolyn Riddle, Darrell and Tammy Riddle and Jerry Riddle, all of Johnson City; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue and Jim Smith, Carolyn and Jimmy Francis and Barbara and Lewis Hodges, all of Johnson City; a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Bishop and husband Jimmy, Ehrhardt, S.C.; two brothers-in-law, Jimmy Jackson and wife Jenny, Varnville, S.C., and Billy Jackson and wife Kathy, Rowesville, S.C.; a special sister-in-law, Vivian Peters; and special friends, Matthew Snipes, Michael Birchfield, Johnny Hummer, Johnny Crider and Mike Crum. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 12, at Day of Deliverance Church, 1307 E. Lakeview. Music will be provided by Roy Maupin. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, December 12, at the home of Mr. Riddle, 134 Nanny Goat Hill Road, Elizabethton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations, in memory of James C. Riddle Sr., be made to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN 37601.
  Serving the family of James C. Riddle Sr. is Snyder's Funeral Home, 5913 Kingsport Hwy., Gray, 239-5671, 477-7911.

     Pauline R. Tipton
  Pauline Ray Tipton, 87, 8681 Hwy. 19E, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, December 9, 2004, at Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital, Linville, N.C.
  Ms. Tipton was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late James H. and Rose Manning Ray. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert L. Ray, and two sisters, Berniece Baum Case and Evelyn L. Ray.
  Ms. Tipton was a member of Lower Shell Creek Christian Church. She was a retired lab technician from Lexington Memorial Hospital, Lexington, N.C.
  Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn Ann and Ronnie Julian, Kernersville, N.C.; a granddaughter and her husband, Angie and Jason Shearer, Kernersville, N.C.; and a great-grandson, Zachary Shearer, Kernersville, N.C. Two nieces and three nephews also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 12, at Lower Shell Creek Christian Church with Mr. Gerald Holly, minister, officiating. A eulogy will be given by her granddaughter, Angie Shearer. Music will be under the direction of Loretta Bowers Newton, soloist, and Gloria Holly, organist. Interment will follow the funeral service at Ray Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Ralph Potter, Jason Shearer, Bob Tipton, Bobby Ray, Harvey Buck and Donnie Morgan. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and family members of Lower Shell Creek Christian Church. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 11, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain. Friends may call at the residence anytime. For those who prefer memorials, donations may be made to Lower Shell Creek Christian Church, P.O. Box 127, Roan Mountain, TN 37687. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain, (423) 772-3928, is in charge of arrangements.

December 10, 2004

Wm. Swanson Pendleton
  Wm. Swanson Pendleton, 71, Johnson City, died Wednesday, December 8, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  A native of Princeton, W.Va., he was the son of the late William Swanson Pendleton, Sr. and Rosa Burton Pendleton.
  Mr. Pendleton was a Lutheran.
  He had lived in Johnson City since 1977 and formerly worked for Powell Construction as safety director.
  Mr. Pendleton's current job was as a safety technician with A&L Industrial. With his wife, he co-owned Country House Antiques, Johnson City.
  Mr. Pendleton received the Distinguished Citizen Award from Johnson City Police Department on June 9, 1983.
  He was a member of Johnson City Moose Lodge #1831 and was active in the Kingsport Area Safety Council.
  Mr. Pendleton loved fishing and was an avid UT sports fan.
  Survivors include his wife, Sandy Pendleton, whom he married in 1956 in Princeton, W.Va.; two daughters and their husbands, Lynn Richardson and Dean Batchelder, Jr., Elizabethton and Terri and Bobby Lewis, Knoxville; a son, Tyler Pendleton, Findlay, Ohio; a sister and brother-in-law, Dr. Nancy Law and Dr. William M. Law, Knoxville; eight grandchildren, Bobby Pendleton, Billy Pendleton, Keely Richardson, Matthew Batchelder, Cody Pendleton, Candice Pendleton, Cory Richardson, and Hana Shea Lewis; a great-granddaughter, Leah Pendleton; three nieces and nephews, Dr. Bill Law, Jr., Nancy I. Law, and Sharon Hammond, and two cousins, Jim Hale and Ralph Webster Hale.
  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew, David Law.
  His life will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 11, 2004, in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dan Pratt and Jason Law. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday prior to the service in the chapel. Honorary pallbearers will be co-workers of A&L Industrial. In lieu of flowers, his family requests memorials are given to Ronald McDonald House, 418 N. State of Franklin Rd., Johnson City, TN 37604. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Mr. Pendleton and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples St., Johnson City, TN 37604 (423)610-7171.

December 9, 2004

     Wm. Swanson Pendleton
  Wm. Swanson Pendleton, 71, Johnson City, died Wednesday, December 8, 2004, at Johnson City Medical Center.
  Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, Johnson City, TN (423) 610-7171.

December 8, 2004

     James H. Cable Sr.
  James Howard Cable Sr., of Elizabethton, went to be with our Lord and Saviour on the 7th of December, 2004 at Northside Hospital with loved ones by his side.
  Mr. Cable was the son of the late James P. "Rod" and Nannie Stout Cable.
  Mr. Cable was a retired truck driver and served in the Navy during the Korean conflict. He was also a member of Dashiell Lodge #238 and was a 32nd degree Mason. He attended Hagan School of Ministry and was a member of the Full Gospel Church.
  Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Gereel Cable, Hampton; two daughters, Pamelia Bowman, Clinton, Miss., and Anna Mary Cable, Fort Pierce, Fla.; two sons, James H. Cable Jr., Elizabethton, and Christopher Davenport, in the Navy in New Hampshire; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his extended family, Eulis and Glenda Baumgarner, Tracy Baumgarner, LeAnne Hill, Jessica Hammond, Carlea and T.Boy, Carlene his beloved who stood by him until his death.
  Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 10, in the National Cemetery at Mountain Home with Preacher Johnny Hilton officiating. Music will be provided by Barbara Trent. Military Honors will be provided by the Tennessee National Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff and nurses of Northside Hospital, I.C.U., friends and neighbors at Clark Mobile Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Living Faith Television, P.O. Box 151, Vansant, VA 24656. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 12:55 a.m. Friday.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Roger D. Colbaugh

  Roger Dale Colbaugh, 61, 2666 Worden Street, San Diego, Calif., died Friday, December 3, 2004, at his residence.
  He was born in Elizabethton. He was a 1961 graduate of Unaka High School and also graduated from East Tennessee State University.
  He was an officer with the United States Navy and served on the USS Enterprise during the Vietnam era.
  Mr. Colbaugh was self-employed as a real estate broker in San Diego for the past 30 years.
  He was a member of Stoney Creek Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
  He was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Colbaugh, and his step-father, Frank Peters.
  Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Virna Peters, 611 Barker Street, Elizabethton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue and Larry Alderson and Sandra and Harold Street, all of Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Dewey and Jennifer Colbaugh, Monroe, Ga.; Mr. Colbaugh also leaves five nephews, Jason Street, Jeremy Colbaugh, Ryan Alderson, Andy Colbaugh and Chad Street; one niece, Carrie Alderson, and one great-niece, Tatem Street. He is also survived by a host of friends, Navy buddies and neighbors in San Diego.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Murray and Rev. Shane Waters officiating. Lula Belle Street will give the eulogy. Graveside services and burial will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, December 9, 2004 in the Blevins Cemetery. Jennifer Colbaugh will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, will be Jason Street, Jeremy Colbaugh, Ryan Alderson, Chad Street, Benny Taylor, Phillip Peters and Mark Peters. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Peters, Terry Peters, Jim Coleman, Rodney Niebuhr, John Kiss, Richard Frank, Jerry Lester, Bob and Debbie Harrison, John Burke, Duke Marston, Ron Magnuson, Jay Pohl, Dr. John Carlyle, Dr. Richard Richley, Dr. Chris Sholes, Dr. John Gordon, Ron Axelrod, Gary Treerise, Dennis Jones, Will Deets, Aaron Bud Fisher and Doug Freeland. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Virna Peters, 611 Barker St., Elizabethton. Military honors will be conducted by the Tennessee National Guard. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Colbaugh family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

December 7, 2004

     Frances R. Lyons
 Frances "Granny" Roberts Lyons, 84, 122 Hidden Timbers Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, December 5, 2004, at Hillview Health Center.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Coon and Maggie Moffitt Roberts.
  Mrs. Lyons was formerly employed at the Magnavox Company and as a cook at Happy Valley Elementary School. She was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
  Mrs. Lyons was preceded in death by her husband, Basil Lyons, in 1992; a son, Roger Lyons; a daughter, Shelby Hyder; two granddaughters, Amy Lyons and Sherry Curtis; a great-grandson, Rodney Spangler; two sons-in-law, Al Brookman and Stanley Hyder; three sisters, Nola Roberts, Stella Ellison and Rosie Holder; two brothers, Fred Roberts and Arnold Roberts; and a daughter-in-law, Rose Lyons.
  Survivors include a son, Billy Lyons, Elizabethton; a daughter, Geraldean Brookman, Christiansburg, Va.; two brothers, Ike Roberts and John "Lauren" Roberts, both of Elizabethton; and a daughter-in-law, Nadine Lyons Graybeal, Elizabethton. Twelve grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 7, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Allen Simerly and the Rev. Arnold Hensley officiating. Music will be provided by Shon Blevins, Becky McKeehan and Jackie Cornett. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 8, in the Lyons Chapel Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, will be Keith Brookman, Terry Lyons, Clarence Lyons, Michael Lyons, David Hyder and Danny Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Miller, Johnny Walker, Carl Roberts, Eddie Roberts, David Roberts and Doug Graybeal. A special thanks to the staff and employees of Hillview Health Center. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Billy Lyons, 2572 Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Lyons family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Mildred Teague
  Mrs. Mildred Geraldine Teague, 92, formerly of 227 Spring St., Hampton, died Monday, December 6, 2004 in Hermitage Health Center.
  She was the daughter of the late Walter and Cordelia "Cordia" Williams Price.
  She had been a cook for Hampton Elementary School and was a homemaker.
  She was a member of Hampton Baptist Church.
  Mrs. Teague was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Teague; a son, Kenneth L. Teague and a brother, Lawrence Price.
  Survivors include one son, Walter W. Teague, Elizabethton, and five daughters, Louise Berry, of Griffin, Ga.; Barbara Helbert, Lynchburg, Va.; Doris Jenkins, Appalachia, Va.; Carol Compton, Albemerle, N.C. and Juanita Dawson, Kingsport; 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive.
  A private graveside service for Mrs. Mildred Geraldine Teague will be conducted in Hall Cemetery, Hampton, with Mr. Dwayne Calhoun, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Robert E. Walter. Friends may call at the residence of her son, Walter W. Teague, 1304 Ledford St., Elizabethton, at 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.

     Kyle Woods
Kyle "Tip" Woods, 75, 148 Reynolds Rd., Elizabethton, died Monday, December 6, 2004 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
  A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late William Garce and Carrie Elizabeth Greenway Woods.
  He was associated with Woods Brothers Dairy Farm.
  Mr. Woods was a member of Borderview Christian Church.
  He had served in the United States Army.
  He was preceded in death by five brothers, William, George, Glenn, Jack, and Howell Woods.
  Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Harry and Linda Woods, Elizabethton; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Sue Woods Webb and Lonnie Webb, and Virginia Wood, Elizabethton, and Lois Beasley, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park with the Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Clawson, Larry Shoun, George Shoun, Bob Reynolds, Sherman Hatley, Melvin Woods, Earl Woods, Bob Hyatt, all of his friends and associates, Sheriff John Henson and employees of the Carter County Sheriff's Department. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

December 6, 2004

     Darrell B. Williams
  Our precious dad and husband, Darrell B. Williams, age 76, 109 Betsy Kay Drive, Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 2, 2004, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was the son of the late Caleb and Victoria Grace Pierce. He was a native of Possum Hollow, Carter County. He was a retired plumber and a member of Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church. He always had a smile and never met a stranger and always loved to talk about the "old days". He was preceded in death by one sister, Anna Lee Lewis.
  Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Ola Pearl Williams; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Jena Williams, Elizabethton, and Johnny and Linda Richardson, Elizabethton; two daughters, Brenda and Debbie Williams, of the home; three grandchildren, Michael and spouse, Mary Richardson, Elizabethton, Chris Richardson, Elizabethton, and two-month-old infant, Isaiah Williams, who loved to sit on his papaw's knee, Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Tiffany and Jesse Richardson, Elizabethton; four sisters, Ruby Wilson, Louella Pierce, Rhina Brewster, and Sarah Pierce; several nieces and nephews; and a special aunt, Beatrice Williams.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, with the Rev. Edd Davis officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Carden Family. Interment will follow the funeral service in Pearl Bowers Cemetery, Blue Springs community. Active pallbearers will be Stanley Carden, Arthur Carden, Lockett Carden, Chris Richardson, Michael Richardson and Dana Carden. Honorary pallbearers will be Chris Putman, J.N. Taylor, Willie Campbell, Floyd Richardson, Brian Carden and Stacy Townsend. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 2-3 p.m. on Sunday, prior to the funeral service. 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.
  
     Rev. James A. Smith
  The Rev. James A. Smith, age 78, of 200 Georgia Street, Mountain City, passed away on Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his home surrounded by his family. A native of Mountain City, James was born on Oct. 13, 1926, to the late William Hayes Smith and Stella Deal Smith. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Hannah Smith, Lelia Smith, and Carrie Lewis. James was a retired Sgt. First Class Army veteran, having served in Vietnam. For his service, he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. He was also retired from IRC in Boone, N.C., and was the pastor of Zion Hill AME Zion Methodist Church.
  The Rev. James A. Smith, age 78, of 200 Georgia Street, Mountain City, passed away on Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his home surrounded by his family. A native of Mountain City, James was born on Oct. 13, 1926, to the late William Hayes Smith and Stella Deal Smith. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Hannah Smith, Lelia Smith, and Carrie Lewis. James was a retired Sgt. First Class Army veteran, having served in Vietnam. For his service, he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. He was also retired from IRC in Boone, N.C., and was the pastor of Zion Hill AME Zion Methodist Church.
  Survivors include his Wife, Dimple Smith, of the home; two sons, James A. Smith, II and wife Jennifer, Mountain City, and Samuel Smith, Cookeville; two sisters, Bobbie Smith, and Clara Smith, both of Mountain City; one brother, John W. Smith, Mountain City; two grandchildren, Julia Smith, and Will Smith, Mountain City; two nieces, Sharon Jackson, and Lillian Easley; two nephews, Steve Smith, and John Easley. Several special friends also survive.

     Roger D. Colbaugh

  Roger Dale Colbaugh, 61, 2666 Worden Street, San Diego, Calif., died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, at his residence. He was born in Elizabethton. He was a 1961 graduate of Unaka High School and East Tennessee State University. He was an officer with the United States Navy and served on the USS Enterprise during the Vietnam Era. Mr. Colbaugh was self-employed as a real estate broker in San Diego for the past 30 years. He was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church of Elizabethton. He was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Colbaugh, and his step-father, Frank Peters.
  Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Virna Peters, 611 Barker Street, Elizabethton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue and Larry Alderson and Sandra and Harold Street, all of Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Dewey and Jennifer Colbaugh, Monroe, Ga. Mr. Colbaugh leaves five nephews, Jason Street, Jeremy Colbaugh, Ryan Alderson, Andy Colbaugh and Chad Street; one niece, Carrie Alderson; and one great-niece, Tatem Street. He is also survived by a host of friends, Navy buddies and neighbors in San Diego.
  The body will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral and burial. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

     Rev. Leonard Shehan
  The Rev. Leonard Shehan went to be with the Lord at his home on Shehan Loop, Norton Hollow Road, Erwin, after a lengthy illness. At his request, he passed away in the home he built for his loving wife Elsie with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Elsie Foster Shehan, who he loved with all his heart. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Margaret Shelton Shehan and Samuel Austin Shehan; one brother, Oscar "Shorty" Shehan; one sister, Bessie Foster; one daughter, Phyllis Edwards; and a grandson, Anthony Edwards.
  He leaves behind one daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Sam McKinney, Hampton; one son, James A. Shehan, Huntsville, Texas; grandchildren, Susie and Greg Sadler, Erwin, Lori and Ben Watson, Jr., Elizabethton, Karen, and Tammy and Jamie Shehan, Birmingham, Ala; several great-grandchildren, Lura and James Sadler, Michael Anthony Edwards and Mason Edwards, Erwin, and several in Alabama. Several nieces and nephews.
  The Rev. Shehan was a member of the Jack's Creek Free Will Baptist Ministers Conference and Association. He attended Unaka Springs Free Will Baptist church. He and his wife, Elsie, pastored many churches in Tennessee and North Carolina. All of whom are considered family, including Covey Rock Free Will Baptist Church, Green Mountain, N.C.; Piney Grove and Woodby Hill Free Will Baptist Churches, Hampton; Burbank Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain; First Free Will Baptist Church, Mountain City; and a host of other churches who were all very dear to the Rev. Leonard and Elsie.
  Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday Dec. 6, 2004, in the chapel of Valley Funeral Home. The Rev J.C. Sheets and the Rev. Charlie Trivette will officiate. Vocal selections will be provided by Sandra Tipton and The Unaka Springs Quartet. Burial will follow the service at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Valley Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be the Rev. Burnie Jones, the Rev. Marvin Hensley, the Rev. Bill Greer, the Rev. Ulis Miller, the Rev. Jonas Revis, the Rev. B.F. McKinney, Jr., and the Rev. Stanley McMahan. Ministers of the Jack's Creek Free Will Baptist Ministers Conference and Association will serve as honorary pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Jack's Creek Free Will Baptist Minister's Fund, the Rev. Jonas Revis, Wilbur Dam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the Free Will Baptist Family Ministries Children's Home of Greenevile, Tenn. Online condolences may be e-mailed to the family through our Web site at www.valleyfuneralhome.net. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of the Rev. Leonard Shehan through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187, www.valleyfuneralhome.net.

     William H. Stevens
  William Hensley Stevens, 75, 119 Suncrest Drive, Roan Mountain, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Pearl Stevens. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation. Mr. Stevens was a member of the Sunset Free Will Baptist Church, where he had attended for 50 years.
  Survivors include his wife, Wanda McKinney Stevens; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Larry Byrd, Stafford, Va.; two grandsons, Justin Byrd, Fredericksburg, Va., and Tom Byrd and his wife, Tonya, of Knoxville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in Memorial Funeral Chapel, with the Rev;. Sam Ferguson and the Rev. Glenn Byrd officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the McKinney Family Cemetery (Piney Grove community). The Sunset Free Will Baptist Church Choir and Patty Whitson will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday, will be Clarence Garland, Eddie Morton, Arnold Hughes, Johnny Julian, Danny Cox and Phillip Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. R.E. Galloway, Dr. James L. Davenport, his cousins, his church family and the Rev. Terry Richardson. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Stevens family may be emailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

December 5, 2004

     Frances R. Lyons
  Frances "Granny" Roberts Lyons, 84, 122 Hidden Timbers Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, December 5, 2004, in the Hillview Nursing Center.
  A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Coon and Maggie Moffitt Roberts. Mrs. Lyons was formerly employed at the Magnavox Company and as a cook at Happy Valley Elementary School.
  Mrs. Lyons was of the Free Will Baptist faith.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Basil Lyons in 1992; a son, Roger Lyons; a daughter, Shelby Hyder; a granddaughter, Sherry Curtis; a great grandson, Rodney Spangler; two sons-in-law, Al Brookman and Stanley Hyder; three sisters, Nola Roberts, Stella Ellis, and Rosa Holder; and two brothers, Fred Roberts and Arnold Roberts, and a daughter-in-law, Rose Lyons.
  Survivors include a son, Billy Lyons, Elizabethton; a daughter, Geraldean Brookman, Christiansburg, Va.; two brothers, Ike Robers and John "Lauren" Roberts, both of Elizabethton; a daughter-in-law, Nadine Lyons Graybeal, Elizabethton; 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Allen Simerly and Rev. Arnold Hensley officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Lyons Chapel Cemetery. Music will be provided by Shon Blevins, Becky McKeehan, and Jackie Cornett. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday will be Keith Brookman, Terry Lyons, Clarence Lyons, Michael Lyons, David Hyder, and Danny Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Miller, Johnny Walker, Carl Roberts, Eddie Roberts, David Roberts, Doug Graybeal, and the staff and employees of Hillview Health Center. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of the son, Billy Lyons, 2572 Gap Creek Rd., Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Condolences to the Lyons Family may be e-mailed to mfc@charternt.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

December 2, 2004

     Mitchell L. Adams
  Mitchell Lee "Mick" Adams, 54, 116 J.C. Vines Road, Hampton, died unexpectedly at his residence Wednesday, December 1, 2004.
  Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

     Kate O. Briggs
  Kate Oliver Briggs, 82, 510 Nave Hollow Loop, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, November 30, 2004, at her residence after a year-long battle with cancer.
  Mrs. Briggs was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Isaac and Gertie Bowers Oliver.
  Mrs. Briggs was a homemaker and a member of College Park Free Will Baptist Church.
  Survivors include her husband, Rev. Clate William Briggs Jr.; four step-children; a special step-daughter and her husband, Dolores and Jeff Moore, Johnson City; several step-grandchildren and a sweet little step-great-grandson, Will Moore; and two sisters, Mahalia Davis, Elizabethton, and Phyllis Andrews, Hickory, N.C.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, December 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cleve Barnett and Rev. Dave Morgan officiating. Music will be provided by Cleve Barnett, Betty Barnett and Kathy Barnett. Interment will follow in the Wilson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Terry Pierce, Glen Jessie, Aaron Bowers, Scott Buckles, Ronnie Verran, Danny Rash, Roy Ikerd and Michael Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be friends, neighbors and her church family, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter No. 824 and their families, and all Carter County Nursing Homes, patients and staff. The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral chapel and other times at the residence. Condolences to the Briggs family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Gladys Cole
  Gladys Florence Bowers Cole, 94, of 968 Old Railroad Grade Rd., Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, November 30, 2004 in the Roan Highland Health Care Center.
  A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Brown and Bessie Bowers.
  She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, Jessie Kelly Cole, in 1975; her parents; two brothers and two sisters.
  Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Patricia Cole, of Roan Mountain; four daughters and one son-in-law, Kathy and Ronnie Harrell; Desseree Markland and Rosa Lee Floyd, all of Washington, N.C., and Valerie Sprague of Valdese, N.C.; one step-son and his wife, Orville Lee, and Billie Cole, of Elizabethton. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
  Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Burl Sluder officiating. Music will be provided by Kathy Whitehead. Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be her many friends. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2004 in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, 968 Old Railroad Grade Rd., Roan Mountain. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral chapel at 11 a.m. Friday. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Florence A. Forbes
  Florence A. Forbes, 93, formerly of 420 Long Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, died Wednesday, December 1, 2004 at Life Care Center, Elizabethton, following an extended illness.
  A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Bessie Hopson Oxendine.
  She was a member of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
  She helped to organize the Long Hollow Community Center in 1950, which was one of the first community centers in Carter County.
  She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Forbes, March 28, 1993; three brothers and two sisters.
  Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law, Jo Ann Blankenship, Johnson City; Edith and Dr. Glen Ray Delp, of Selma, Ala.; five sons and three daughters-in-law, Billy Forbes, Jr., and Dorothy, Elizabethton; Duane and Loretta Forbes, Elizabethton; E. Wesley Forbes, Cookeville; Jack and Mary Forbes, Elizabethton; Roy Forbes, Elizabethton; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Minnie Belle Hughes, Elizabethton; three brothers, Ray "Doc" Oxendine, Roan Mountain; C.W. "Bud" Oxendine; Haskel Oxendine, both of Concord, N.C.; several nieces and nephews and special friend, Erma Stevens, also survive.
  The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2004 at Tetrick Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ben Johnson and Pat Ray. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday prior to the funeral service, or friends may call at the residence of a son, Roy Forbes, 420 Long Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, any time. The graveside service and burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2004 at Peters Cemetery on Ripshin, with Rev. Russell Potter officiating. Active pallbearers will be Mike Harris and the following grandsons, Teddy Forbes, Chad Delp, Eddie Forbes, John Forbes, George Blankenship, Bryan Forbes, Scott Forbes and Wesley Forbes. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Eugene Galloway and the men's Bible class at Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church. Those who plan to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. on Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. A special thank you to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton; Mittie Belle Johnson and Cupe Vaughn for the love and support shown to the Forbes family. To those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in honor of Mrs. Forbes to the Building Fund, Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church, 1503 Riverview Dr., Elizabethton, TN 37643, or to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our Web site at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com.
  Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is in charge of arrangements, 423-542-2232.

December 1, 2004

     Emily R. Barlow
  Emily Rush Barlow, 85, of Bradenton, Fla., died Sunday, November 28, 2004, at Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.
  Miss Barlow was a native of Knoxville, Tenn., a former resident of Johnson City and had lived in Bradenton, Fla., for the past several years. She was a daughter of the late James Stanley Barlow Sr. and Emily Taylor Miller Barlow and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Barlow Parks and Grace Barlow.
  Miss Barlow is survived by one brother, Dr. J. Stanley Barlow Jr., Leonia, N.J., and one sister, Sanna Barlow Rossi, Bradenton, Fla.
  A graveside service for Miss Barlow will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Johnson City, with the Rev. J. Stanley Jr. officiating. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the cemetery. The family received 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 Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is serving the family.

     Kenneth E. Cameron
  Kenneth Edward Cameron, 82, 4392 Meadowood Street, Orlando, Fla., died Saturday, November 27, 2004 at his residence.
  A native of Baltimore, Md., Mr. Cameron was the son of the late Bernard Ross and Edna Hill Cameron.
  He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after serving as a letter carrier and station manager for the Southern District of Baltimore.
  He was an active member of the Conway United Methodist Church, the Christian's Senior Club, the Woodworker's Guild, and vice-president of the Neighborhood Association of the Conway Woods Development. He was also a private pilot.
  He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, and his wife, Ina Belle Cox Cameron in July 2000.
  Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Allen and Penny Cameron, of Kearneysville, W.Va.; Michael and Janice Cameron, of Orlando, Fla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Jack Callahan, of Wrightsville, Penn., and Lois and John Runge, of Glen Burnie, Md.; 12 grandchildren, Ruth Cameron, David Cameron, Keith Runge, Austin Cameron, Adrienne Grace, Jack Callahan, Nathan Cameron, Jeanna Cameron, Abigail Cameron, John Runge, Cara Cameron, Jordyn Cameron and 2 great-grandchildren.
  Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2004 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Allen Cameron officiating. Music will be provided by Michael Cameron. Graveside services and burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2004 in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Johnny Runge, John Runge, Keith Runge, Jackie Callahan, Jack Callahan and Michael Cameron. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral chapel at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Condolences to the Cameron family may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.
  Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

     Jimmy R. Matheson
  Jimmy Ray Matheson, 51, 171 Imogene Street, Butler, died unexpectedly Monday, November 29, 2004, in the Johnson County Health Center.
  Mr. Matheson was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late James Clarence and Mary Louise Campbell Matheson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry Matheson.
  Mr. Matheson was an employee of Shoun Lumber Company, Butler, and had formerly been employed by Smith Construction Company for several years. He was a member of Sink Valley Baptist Church.
  Survivors include a daughter, Jane Louise Shell, Elizabethton; a son, James Ray Matheson, Elizabethton; four sisters, Mary Ann Smith, Butler, Pansy Matheson, Elizabethton, Shirley Leonard and Betty Dugger, both of Hampton; and a brother, Bobby Matheson, Butler. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
  Funeral services were conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Harvey White officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 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 received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 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 of arrangements.

     Mary Sheffey
  Mary Will Franklin Sheffey, 94, of Farragut, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away Monday, November 29, 2004 at NHC Health Care in Farragut.
  Mary Will was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton where she was very active in the United Methodist Women's Organization. Besides her dedication to her church, she was a member of the John Carter Chapter of the DAR.
  Preceding her in death were her husband, Rodney Sheffey; parents, John Harrison and Hassie Curry Franklin; brothers, Harry and Powell Franklin; sisters, Florence Alderson and Margaret Anderson.
  Leaving behind to mourn her passing are her sons, Col. John F. Sheffey (USA, Ret.) and wife, Peggy, of Camden, Ala.; David Sheffey and wife, Rosey, of Farragut; grandchildren, John M. Sheffey and wife, Angela, of Tullahoma, Tenn.; Daniel Sheffey and wife Crystal of Maryville; Dr. Elizabeth B. Sheffey of Birmingham, Ala.; Allison M. Sheffey of Farragut; great-grandchildren, Heather and Hannah Sheffey of Tullahoma; brother, Kenneth Rawlings, Jr. of Sevierville; sisters, Hassie Nell Bruce of Hopkinsville, Ky. and Helen Baker of Morristown. Besides the immediate family, Mary Will will be missed by numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. In accordance with her wishes, she has chosen to be cremated and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church Cemetery Fund of Marvin, Tenn. or the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton. You may share your thoughts and memories on our website.
  Rawlings Funeral Home, Knoxville, is in charge of arrangements.

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