March 1999 Obituaries

Thomas A. Berry

03/31/99

   Thomas A. "Tom" Berry, 52, 182 Heather Lane, Johnson City, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mr. Berry was a native of Washington County and had lived most of his life in this area. He was a son of the late Leroy Anson and Rosa Triplett Berry.

   Mr. Berry was a salesman with Crown Coffee Vending Company, Church Hill, and a member of the Kingsport unit of the Army National Guard. He attended Knob Creek Church of the Brethren. He had been active with the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department with umpiring and scorekeeping.

   Survivors include his very special companion, Jan Lowe, Johnson City; a sister, Mrs. Harlis (Rosalie) Cox, Kingsport; and a brother, Leroy A. Berry, Cocoa, Fla. Seven nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

   BERRY -- Funeral services for Thomas A. "Tom" Berry, 52, 182 Heather Lane, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with Dr. Michael Oaks and Rev. Bo Deaton officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Friday at Monte Vista Burial Park. The family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside services. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Medical Center Hospice, 1807 W. Market Street, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604, or the American Cancer Society, c/o Nora Hardin, Memorial Chairman, 6484 Highway 11-E, Piney Flats, Tenn. 37686. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and other hours at the residence. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Lucy V. Britt

03/31/99

   Mrs. Lucy Virginia Britt, 84, 103 Cochran Road, Jonesborough, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

   Mrs. Britt was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William and Amanda Bowers Hopson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Fred Britt, April 28, 1980, four brothers and four sisters.

   Mrs. Britt had lived in Jonesborough since 1987. She was an employee of the Burger King, Boones Creek.

   Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Britt, Jonesborough; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Ralph Hopson; and a special friend, William E. Carr.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BRITT -- Graveside services for Mrs. Lucy Virginia Britt, 84, 103 Cochran Road, Jonesborough, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Eddie Craft and Mr. Ed DeVault officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday, will be Eddie Carr, Willie Campbell, Ralph Hopson, Willard Lovelace, Joe Allgood and Eddie McKeehan. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Arnold Johnson

03/31/99

   Arnold Johnson, 75, 201 W. Mill Street, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.

   Mr. Johnson was a native of Elk Park, N.C., and the son of the late William and Minnie Winters Johnson. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Johnson, and a sister, Margalee Turbyfill.

   Mr. Johnson was of the Baptist faith and a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and T.P.I. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Polly Johnson, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Sharon Johnson, Blountville; a daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Joseph Broyles, Johnson City; a granddaughter, Becky Jenkins, Gray; three grandsons, Tim Vines, Jonesborough, Aron Johnson, Limestone, and Dewey Johnson, Johnson City; two brothers, Brooks Johnson, Minneapolis, N.C., and Proffitt Johnson, Hammond, Ind.; and a sister, Billie Ward, Elk Park, N.C. Four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Arnold Johnson, 75, 201 W. Mill Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Kenneth Kyker officiating. Entombment and committal services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tom Franklin, Tony Benedetto, Bill Benedetto, Tim Vines, Chris Jenkins and Aron Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be John Morrell, Joe Greer, Doctors, Nurses and Staff of the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital and the Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

John A. Kaytis

03/31/99

   John A. Kaytis, 77, 116 Lexington Avenue, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Kaytis was a native of Rumford, Maine, and the son of the late John F. and Katherine Kaytis. He was also preceded in death by a sister.

   Mr. Kaytis was Executive Coordinator for PSG of Elizabethton and a 1995 graduate of Milligan College. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Betty Kaytis, of the home; a daughter, Susie Kaytis Evans, Boston, Mass.; a son, John Robert Kaytis of Florida; and a step-son, Rick Ives, North Wilkesboro, N.C. One niece and one nephew also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   KAYTIS -- Funeral services for John A. Kaytis, 77, 116 Lexington Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Dr. Henry Webb, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., will be at a later date. Full Military Honors will be accorded by the U.S. Army. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Harvey D. Perkins

03/31/99

   Harvey D. Perkins, 91, 1608 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Perkins was a native of Kansas City, Mo., and had lived in Johnson City since 1918. He was a son of the late Jacob Henry and Jessie Nickles Perkins and was also preceded in death by a half-sister.

   Mr. Perkins was a retired road construction superintendent with Malone Brothers and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, having served with the 126th Calvary. He was a member of the First Christian Church and the Loyal Men's Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the J.C. Masonic Lodge #486, All Scottish Rite Bodies and Kerbella Shrine Temple.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Louise Saylor Perkins, and two sons, Jake H. Perkins, Jonesborough, and Thomas W. Perkins, Johnson City. Five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

   PERKINS -- Funeral services for Harvey D. Perkins, 91, 1608 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Dr. Don Jeanes and Dr. J. Michael Shannon officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Those attending are invited to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Masonic Rites will be conducted at the graveside by the Johnson City Lodge #486, F&AM. Active pallbearers will be Dwight Perkins, Tate Perkins, Brad Perkins, Bobby Dugger, Lawton Saylor and Greg Bowman. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Loyal Men's Sunday School Class of First Christian Church. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to First Christian Church, 2011 Sherwood Drive, Johnson City, Tenn. 37601. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard A. Rosenbaum

03/31/99

   Richard Allen Rosenbaum, 36, 918 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, in Gastonia, N.C.

   Mr. Rosenbaum was a native of Carter County and a son of Clifford Rosenbaum, of the home, and the late Bessie Perkey Rosenbaum.

   Mr. Rosenbaum had lived in Gastonia for the past 10 years and had just moved back to Elizabethton. He was a Cake Decorator and attended Prayer Tabernacle.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include two brothers, Ernest Rosenbaum, Elizabethton, and Eugene Rosenbaum, Johnson City; two sisters, Joyce Miller, of Maryland, and Emma Rosenbaum, Elizabethton; three nieces, Pamela Miller and Lisa Miller, both of Maryland, and Amy Rosenbaum, Johnson City; a nephew, Johnny Rosenbaum, Johnson City; and a very special friend, Mrs. Mary Smith Oliver.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   ROSENBAUM -- Funeral services for Richard Allen Rosenbaum, 36, 918 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Prayer Tabernacle with Rev. A.G. Wagner and Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be provided by Barbara Trent and Gregory Walsh. Interment will be in the Spears Cemetery, Watauga. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, will be Randy Perkey, Don Perkey, Jimmy Perkey, Johnny Hicks, Richard Dugger and Billy Hubbard. Honorary pallbearers will be Benny Miller, Bobby Rainbolt, Cecil Nelson, David Nelson, Dexter Adkins, Pam Miller and Lisa Miller. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his father, Clifford Rosenbaum, 918 Cedar Avenue, Elizabethton. Mr. Rosenbaum will be moved to the church at noon Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Thomas B. Welch Jr.

03/31/99

   Rev. Thomas B. Welch Jr., 76, of Columbia, S.C., died Sunday, March 28, 1999, after a long illness.

   Rev. Welch was a native of Dallas Texas, and a son of the late Thomas Benjamin and Elizabeth Wells Welch. He was raised in Goliad, Texas and spent six years with the U.S. Navy, enlisting prior to World War II and staying for the duration. He served on the USS Henry T. Allen troop ship, the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain, and saw action in both the European and South Pacific theaters of war.

   Rev. Welch was a graduate of the University of Corpus Christi and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He was ordained in 1949, and for nearly 50 years served as pastor of Southern Baptist churches in Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois, Florida and South Carolina. From 1977-1984, he pastored Cedar Creek Baptist Church in Nichols, S.C. After retirement, he served as interim pastor at Friendship Baptist Church in Gresham. He also served as interim pastor for International Baptist Church in Hamburg, Germany and the Calvary Baptist Church in Augsburg, Germany. More recently he served as interim pastor at Mt. Elon Baptist Church in Hopkins.

   Rev. Welch also wrote for several devotional publications, such as Our Daily Bread, Home Life and the Baptist Bulletin Service. He belonged to several civic clubs, including the Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs, as well as the VFW Post #6122 and American Legion Post #0089, both of Mullins.

   Survivors include his wife, Audrey Blevins Welch, Columbia, S.C.; three sons, Thomas Welch III, St. Louis, Mo., Rodney Welch, Elgin, and Kevin B. Welch, Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Ada Sue Stephens, Goliad, Texas; four grandchildren, Rachel, Robert, Caroline and Katie; two daughters-in-law, Diane Welch and Robin Welch; and a special mother-in-law, Ruth Greene Blevins.

   Funeral services and interment will be held Thursday in Columbia.

   Arrangements will be jointly handled by Talbert-Shives Funeral Home of Columbia and Meares Funeral Home of Mullins (803) 754-6290.

Carson H. Grindstaff

03/30/99

   Carson H. Grindstaff, 70, 808 East B Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.

   Mr. Grindstaff was a native of Carter County and a son of the late William Ray and Pearl Oliver Grindstaff. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Vadia Taylor Grindstaff, March 29, 1997, and a son, Terry Grindstaff, April 30, 1996.

   Mr. Grindstaff was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was a member of Dungan Chapel Baptist Church where he was an assistant Sunday School Teacher of the Senior Men's Class. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and Thomas Crow, Brookeville, Md.; two sons and three daughters-in-law, Herbert Eugene and Eva Grindstaff, Elizabethton, Gary D. and Carolyn Grindstaff, Johnson City, and Mrs. Peggy Grindstaff, Elizabethton; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Arnold, Elizabethton; and a brother, Leslie Grindstaff, Elizabethton. Seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   GRINDSTAFF -- Funeral services for Carson H. Grindstaff, 70, 808 East B Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. J.D. Neeley and Rev. Eric Heaton officiating. Dale Williams, soloist, will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, will be Gary Arnold, Eric Grindstaff, Todd Grindstaff, Kevin Grindstaff, Jared Arnold and Jeff Farmer. Honorary pallbearers will be the Senior Men's Sunday School Class of Dungan Chapel Baptist Church. A special '"'Thank You'"' to the Doctors and Nursing Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital and the McLeod Cancer and Blood Center of East Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at his residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Herbert Henson

03/30/99

   Herbert "Hub" Henson, 70, 1447 Poga Road, Butler, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a short illness.

   Mr. Henson was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Frank and Ida Mann Henson.

   Mr. Henson was a maintenance worker at Land Harbor in Spruce Pine, N.C. He was a member of Piney Grove Church of Christ.

   Survivors include a daughter, Connie Henson, Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Clay and Goldie Henson, Lenoir, N.C.; and two sisters, Virgie Cable, Elizabethton, and Bernice Hartley, Butler. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HENSON -- Funeral services for Herbert "Hub" Henson, 70, 1447 Poga Road, Butler, who died Sunday, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Piney Grove Church of Christ, Butler, with Mr. Dean Estep, minister, officiating. Music will be by the church choir. Interment will follow in the Flat Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be friends. Mr. Henson will be taken to the church on Tuesday afternoon where the family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Vernon R. Lockner

03/30/99

   Vernon R. Lockner, 64, 335 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Locker was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Fred and Lola Starnes Lockner. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Lowe Lockner, July 28, 1997, and two brothers.

   Mr. Lockner was a graduate of Lamar High School. He was a retired employee of Mapes Piano String Company.

   Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Dollie Hansen, Kenosha, Wis. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   LOCKNER -- Graveside services for Vernon R. Lockner, 64, 335 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Danny Simerly officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be Keith Wilson, Clifford Peters, Buford Peters, Norman Peters, Jerry White and Kenneth Shankle. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of Mapes Piano String Company and Friends at the Burger Hut. Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Virgie G. Miller

03/30/99

   Mrs. Virgie G. Miller, 88, 1213 Division Street, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Four Oaks Health Care Center, Jonesborough.

   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and had lived in Johnson City most of her life. She was a daughter of the late H.P. and Cora Ratliff Bunton and was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph T. Miller, in 1994, a brother, five sisters and a half-brother.

   Mrs. Miller was a member of Dry Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Morris-Baker North Chapel with graveside services and interment at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Monte Vista Burial Park.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Anton L. Policky

03/30/99

   Anton L. Policky, 84, of York, Neb., died Friday, March 26, 1999, in York.

   Mr. Policky was born December 6, 1914 at Loma, Neb., to Karl and Josephine (Potocka) Policky. He married Adeline Policky on Febuary 22, 1938, at Bee, Neb.

   Mr. Policky was a retired farmer and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in York. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and four sisters.

   Survivors include his wife, Adeline Policky, York, Neb.; a son and daughters-in-law, Leroy and Agnes Policky, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Trenton Policky, Lawton, Okla., and Troy Policky, Johnson City; and three sisters and a brother-in-law, Frances Holly, O'Neill, Neb., Katherine Stoupa, Seward, Neb., and Agnes and Joseph Liska, Bee, Neb.

   Funeral services and interment were conducted Tuesday in York.

   Metz Mortuary, York, Neb., was in charge of arrangements.

Nelson R. Tester

03/30/99

   Nelson R. Tester, 84, 1011 Sylvan Circle, Greeneville, formerly of Butler, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greeneville, following an extended illness.

   Mr. Tester was a native of Watauga County, N.C., and the son of the late Eli Finley and Cameline Presnell Tester. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.

   Mr. Tester was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church, Butler, where he served as a deacon and song leader. He has written numerous gospel songs. He was a retired school teacher of 32 years in the Carter County School System.

   He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving during World War II, and was also a TSSAA Basketball Official and Supervisor. He received his B.S. Degree in Elementary Education from East Tennessee State University.

   Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Marjorie L. Tester, of the home; a son, James R. Tester, Chuckey; a daughter, Linda Kay Tester Hollaway, Butler; two brothers, Louis Tester, Grafton, Ohio, and William Howard Tester, Morristown; and three sisters, Rilda Campbell, Newport, Ida Finey, Butler, and Ruth Jones, Johnson City. Three grandsons, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   TESTER -- Funeral services for Nelson R. Tester, 84, 1011 Sylvan Circle, Greeneville, formerly of Butler, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Richard Jones and Rev. Ray Greene officiating. Anyone who has ever sang with Mr. Tester is welcome to be a part of a special choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Sugar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Steve Tester, Doyle Tester, Craig Tester, Richard Tester, Randy Dugger, Lowell Trivette, J.R. Bunton, Junior Trivette and Sonny Harriston. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Buddy Clayton, Dr. Ahmed Kaun, Dr. Joe Walton, Former Teaching Friends and Deacons of Meadowview Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma C. Bryant

03/29/99

   Mrs. Thelma C. Bryant, 87, 610 Pine Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 27, 1999, in Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Bryant was a native of Corbin, Ky., and had lived 50 years in Elizabethton. She was a daughter of the late John M. and Isabelle Collins. She was a retired clerk with State Farm Insurance. Mrs. Bryant was a member of the Woman's Civic Club and the American Association of Retired Persons. She was a member of the First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by two sisters.

   Survivors include her husband, John J. Bryant, of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan B. and David C. Garrett, Gastonia, N.C.; two grandchildren: Bryant L. Garrett, Raleigh, N.C., and Kelwey N. Garrett, Charlotte, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   BRYANT -- Funeral services for Thelma C. Bryant, 87, 610 Pine Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with Mr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Music will be by Mr. Gene Estep, organist. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Highland Memorial Park, Knoxville, Tenn. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Smith, Jack Williams, Charles Harrison, Dick VanHuss, Jerry Mock, Joe LaPorte, Milt Fair, Clyde Ashworth and Tim Broyles. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Martha M. Boone

03/29/99

   Mrs. Martha Marie Greer Boone, 87, formerly of Rt. 1, Roan Mountain, and the Asbury Center, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Boone was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late William Floyd and Sarah Caroline Street Greer. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Oran O'Neal Boone, September 3, 1973; a son, Eugene Floyd Boone; a great-grandson, Timothy Tisdale; two sisters, Frankie Jarrett and Grace Greer; and three brothers, Fred Greer, Burt Greer and Reece Greer.

   Mrs. Boone was a member of the Burbank Free Will Baptist Church and attended East Side Baptist Church. She was a retired cook with the Carter County School System, serving at Cloudland High School.

   Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and Ray Teter, Watauga, Grace and Carl Canter and Charlotte and Bud Julian, all of Elizabethton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Lawrence and Mary Boone, Watauga, Harold Dean and Judy Boone and Jim Boone, all of Elizabethton; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Kansas and Pierce Hughes, Elizabethton, and Marie and Crawford Barnett, Roan Mountain; a brother and sister-in-law, Elige and Beatrice Greer, Burlington, N.C.; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Audrey Bowers, Bluff City.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   BOONE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Marie Greer Boone, 87, formerly of Rt. 1, Roan Mountain, and the Asbury Center, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Howard Messer and Rev. Bill Greer officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bob Moore and Marsha Jaynes. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Greer Family Cemetery in the Burbank Community of Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the Second Floor Nursing Staff at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, Dr. Frank Johnson and the Caregivers of Asbury Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may also call at the home of a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and Bud Julian, 1014 Arney Street, Elizabethton, any time. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 9 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Dewey L. Collins

03/29/99

   Dewey E. Collins, 71, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, died Thursday, March 25, 1999.

   Mr. Collins was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Spurgeon and Bessie Pierce Collins. He was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

   Survivors include one daughter, Peggy Oliver, Elizabethton; one step-son, Paul Joe McGhee, N.C.; one brother, Jack Collins; four sisters: Margie Lewis, Ann Deloach, Virginia Collins, and Wilma Nave, all of Elizabethton; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a very special friend, Hallie McIntuff, and nieces and nephews.

   Snyder's Funeral Home (477-7911), 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray, is in charge of arrangements.

   COLLINS -- Graveside services for Dewey E. Collins, 71, Ivy Hall Nursing Home, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, March 29, at the V.A. National Cemetery. Friends may call at the home of Peggy Oliver or Virginia Collins at any time. Snyder's Funeral Home (477-7911), 5913 Kingsport Highway, Gray, is in charge of arrangements.

Carson H. Grindstaff

03/29/99

   Carson H. Grindstaff, 70, 808 East B. Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Vernon R. Lockner

03/29/99

   Vernon R. Lockner, 63, 335 Peters Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at his residence.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Emily K. Barnett

03/26/99

   Mrs. Emily Keever Barnett, 89, Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit, formerly of Simerly Creek, Hampton, died Thursday, March 25, 1999.

   Mrs. Barnett was a native of Erwin and had lived in Hampton most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Joe and Amanda Roberts Keever and was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Richmond Barnett, June 17, 1992; a daughter, Beverly Hensley; four brothers, Fred Keever, George Keever, Claude Keever and Nelson Keever; two sisters, Pheobe Johnson and Cordia Hensley; and a great-grandson, Jason Hensley.

   Mrs. Barnett was formerly employed with Southern Pottery. She was a member of Southside Freewill Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a daughter, Linda Tolley, Hampton, and four grandchildren, Greg Hensley, Kingsport, Sandy Lingerfelt, Erwin, David Wade Tolley, Roan Mountain, and Christopher Tolley, Hampton. Seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, (423) 743-1380 or (423) 928-4595, is in charge of arrangements.

   BARNETT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Emily Keever Barnett, 89, Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit, formerly of Simerly Creek, Hampton, who died Thursday, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Ledford Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charlie Trivette, Rev. Ronda Street and Rev. Terry Richardson officiating. Music will be provided by the Southside Trio and Stephanie Bailey, organist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday in the Evergreen Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Saturday and at the cemetery by 8:30 a.m. Sunday, will be Wade Tolley, Grady Lingerfelt, Harry Hensley, Jamie Lingerfelt, Roger Laws, David Wade Tolley and Christopher Tolley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the residence of a granddaughter, Mrs. Grady (Sandy) Lingerfelt, 121 Chelsea Drive, Erwin. Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is in charge of arrangements.

Gregg E. Peters

03/26/99

   Gregg Elwayne Peters, 38, 2891-J Walnut View Court, Winston-Salem, N.C., died Monday, March 22, 1999, at his home.

   Mr. Peters was a native of Elizabethton and a son of Elsie Peters Oaks, Elizabethton, and the late Elmer Wayne Peters.

   Mr. Peters graduated from Drewry Mason High School in Ridgeway, attended the University of Virginia, and graduated from Forsyth Technical College. He worked at Pepsico Inc. and Wake Forest University as a systems analyst. He was an Eagle Scout and a member of Ridgeway's Grace Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Debra Smith Peters, of the home, and two brothers, Dr. Randy A. Peters, Winston-Salem, N.C., and Roger W. Peters, Kingsport. Three nieces and two nephews also survive.

   Funeral services were held Wednesday at Grace Baptist Church in Martinsville, Va. Interment followed in Ridgeway's Mountain View Cemetery.

   Memorials may be made to the Gregg E. Peters Research, Public Health Sciences, Development Office, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27157.

   Norris-Funeral Services, Martinsville, Va., was in charge of arrangements.

Hazel L. Walker

03/26/99

   Mrs. Hazel L. Walker, 88, 2564 Elizabethton Highway, Johnson City, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Asbury Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Walker was a native of Johnson County and had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of the late Cornelius and Claudia Stout Roberts and was also preceded in death by her husband, Sam Walker, in 1969, and a daughter, Mary Jones, in 1986.

   Mrs. Walker was a retired saleslady with Thomas Ladies Shop. She was a member of Sinking Creek Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Howard Walker, Johnson City; a daughter, Doris McKeehan, of the home; and two brothers, D.R. Roberts and Stanley Roberts, both of Bristol. Nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   WALKER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel L. Walker, 88, 2564 Elizabethton Highway, Johnson City, who died Thursday, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Reece Harris officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Murphy and the staff and employees of Asbury Center. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ernest "BlackCat" Rasar

03/25/99

   Ernest "Black Cat" Rasar, 77, 802 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Rasar was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Snyder Rasar and Lela Rasar Richardson. He was also preceded in death by a brother.

   Mr. Rasar was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton and many civic and sporting organizations. He graduated from U.T. and ETSU with a B.S. degree in physical education and social studies and earned his master's degree in Education Supervision and Administration from the University of Mississippi.

   Mr. Rasar held many positions in the Carter County School System, including attendance teacher, supervisor, principal for many years, and most recently served two terms as superintendent of schools. He also worked for D.C. Heath Publishing Company and the U.S. Forest Service. In addition, he served for 40 years as a TSSAA basketball and football official. He was a U.S. Marine veteran, serving in World War II in the Pacific and Okinawa and Occupation Forces in China.

   Survivors include his wife, Madelyn Rasar, of the home; a daughter, Lee Anna Rasar, Eau Claire, Wis.; a half-brother, John Rasar, Kingsport; and three half-sisters, Lucy Peters and Patty Gentry, both of Elizabethton, and Sue Ready, Knoxville. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   RASAR -- Funeral services for Ernest "Black Cat" Rasar, 77, 802 Parkway Blvd., Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton with Rev. Bobby Stout, Rev. Harry Moore and Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be under the direction of his daughter, Lee Anna Rasar, and Mary Ann Berry. A presentation of music will begin one-half hour prior to the scheduled service time for family and friends who wish to attend. Graveside services will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Active pallbearers will be John Norman Crumley, Bill Griffith, Pat Goddard, Charles Goddard, Kyle Hart, Randall Birchfield, Pat Hicks, Billy Bob Garrison and Bob Goddard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Ernest Black Cat Rasar Scholarship Fund for Carter County Board of Education, 305 Academy Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Allen D. Street

03/25/99

   Allen D. Street, 96, 443 Sally Cove Creek Road, Hampton, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Street was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Clingmon and Katie Gouge Street. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.

   Mr. Street was a retired construction worker. He attended the Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Linda Cochran Street; two daughters, Virginia Cates and Pauline Whitehead, both of Hampton; and three sons, Paul Street, Elizabethton, Ronald Street, Roan Mountain, and Jerome Street, Hampton. Twelve grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   STREET -- Funeral services for Allen D. Street, 96, 443 Sally Cove Creek Road, Hampton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Spivey Pendleton, Rev. L.D. Berry and Rev. Bernie Jones officiating. The Carr Family will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Gouge-Simerly Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, will be Harold Chambers, Gary Simerly, Darrell Street, Jeff Trivette, Dennis Brooks, David Whitehead, Otis Whittemore and Wayne Whittemore. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Street, Donnie Chambers, Rev. Basil Stevens, George Collins, T. Chambers, Fate Whitehead, Albert Simerly, Roy Hyder, Albert Ellison, Bill Cochran, Wayne Cates, Patrick Hammell, Ken Brammell, Norman Simerly, D.C. Simerly, Ed Simerly, Harlan Simerly, Brooks Simerly, Nick Simerly, Bob Sneed, Randy Colbaugh, Gary Hopson, Wade Tolley, A.C. Cole, his special friend and caretaker Kim Miller, all employees of Superior Home Health Care and a special thanks to Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church and Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church and to all special people who have been a friend through the years. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Saturday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Mick

03/25/99

   Robert "Bob" Mick, 63, 135 Ed Davis Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 23, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Mick was a native of Weston, W.Va., and the son of the late Rex K. and Lenora Finster Mick. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara M. LeBouef Mick, and his mother-in-law, Lillie May.

   Mr. Mick was a charter member and elder at Elizabethton Alliance Church. He was a U.S. Postal Service employee and a retired Air Force veteran, serving during the Viet Nam Conflict. He had served on the crew of Air Force One for presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon, and as Air Force One Crew Chief for presidents Ford and Carter.

   Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ellen May Mick, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Judy Mick, Gulfport, Miss.; a daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Eddie Morelock, Johnson City; two brothers, Carroll Mick, Elizabethton, and Larry Mick, Hermitage, Tenn.; five step-brothers, Bill, Michael, Randy, Daniel and Donald Mick, all of West Virginia; a step-sister, Sue Bullion of West Virginia; his step-mother, Irene Mick of West Virginia; three grandchildren, Joshua and Jessica Mick, both of Elizabethton, and Courtney Morelock, Johnson City; and a special aunt and uncle, Clarence and Hattie Finser of West Virginia. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   MICK -- Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Mick, 63, 135 Ed Davis Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Jack Bruce officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Morrell Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded at the gravesite. Active pallbearers will be Charles Mick, Matt Tisdale, Chuck Milam, Tom Shell, John Clark and Sam Shipley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or the Elizabethton Alliance Church New Baptistery Fund, 533 E. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Danny P. Harvey

03/24/99

   Danny P. Harvey, 45, 122 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 22, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Harvey was a lifelong resident of Carter County. He was self-employed in small engine repair and was a member of Harmony Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his parents, Orville and Lonnie Stout Harvey, of the home. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HARVEY -- Funeral services for Danny P. Harvey, 45, 122 Spears Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Pastor Donnie Davenport officiating. Music will be by Sue Hamm, soloist and organist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Garden of Freedom, Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Richard Pilk, Joe Carr, Doug Bradley, Aaron Glover, Steve Davenport, Bob Hamm and John Waycaster. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men's Sunday School Class of Harmony Baptist Church. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Building Fund, Harmony Baptist Church, 130 Keenburg Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

John S. Mangognia

03/24/99

   John S. Mangognia, 53, of Buffalo Grove, Ill., died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at Saint Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Mangognia was a native of Chicago, Ill., and a son of the late Benny and Jenny Ventura Mangognia. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Vito and Carlo Mangognia.

   Mr. Mangognia was an employee of the Advance Transformer Company in Rosepoint, Ill., with 20 years of service. He was a Ham Radio Operator.

   Survivors include his wife, Rebecca E. Brooks Mangognia, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Christine Peterson, Telford; a daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Lewis Whitaker, Jonesborough; two brothers, Frank Mangognia, Spring Hill, Fla., and Ben Mangognia, Mesa, Ariz.; a sister, Lucille Mangognia, Bartlett, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Sierra and Tyler Peterson, both of Telford.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   MANGOGNIA -- Funeral services for John S. Mangognia, 53, of Buffalo Grove, Ill., who died Thursday, March 18, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Mark Smith, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral chapel from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Private entombment of the cremains will be at a later time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Regional Organ Bank of Illinois, 800 S. Wells Street, Suite 190, Chicago, Ill. 60609. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Edgar L. Buck


03/23/99

   Edgar Lee "Ed" Buck, 74, 4214 Englewood East, Johnson City, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Buck was a native of Washington County and a son of the late Ira N. and Mary Ruth Jenkins Buck. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Odell Buck.

   Mr. Buck was a retired employee of the Tennessee Valley Authority and a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 917, Chattanooga. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Boone Trail Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Mary Stalcup Buck; a son and daughter-in-law, William N. and Sherri Buck, Johnson City; two sisters, Faye Miller, Narvon, Pa., and Francis Hicks, Jonesborough; three brothers, J.D. Buck and Arthur Buck, both of Johnson City, and Arnold Buck, Jonesborough; and a grandson, Zachary Morgan Buck. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BUCK -- Funeral services for Edgar Lee "Ed" Buck, 74, 4214 Englewood East, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ira Cunningham officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday, will be Heyward Sell, Bob Wilson, Carroll Matherly, Gene Flanagan, Gene Gouge, Don Wyner, Pat McQueen and Bill Dance. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Boucher, Larry McCracken, Orlis Franses and Charles Muse. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Freeda Croy


03/23/99

   Freeda Croy, 88, formerly of 303-1/2 West G Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Croy was a native of Los Lunas, N.M., and the daughter of the late George A. and Anna Marie Sichlar. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Davis Croy Sr., July 21, 1993, a daughter, June Croy, six sisters and three brothers.

   Mrs. Croy had lived in Elizabethton for the past 52 years. She was a member of First Christian Church of Elizabethton and attended St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She was a former member and art instructor of the Elizabethton Senior Citizens Club.

   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Clyde Croy Jr. and Linda Croy, Elizabethton, and Jeff Croy, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Georgia and Richard Bemis, Albuquerque, N.M.; and a brother, George Sichlar, Los Lunas, N.M. Five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and two special friends, Mike Freeman and Donna Bandera, Elizabethton, also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CROY -- Funeral services for Freeda Croy, 88, formerly of 303-1/2 West G Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Deacon Joe McMahon officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jody Wade, Sam Barker, Richard Barker, Jim Forgey, Mike Hupco and Larry Verran. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Brummitt, Harry Fine, Dr. Max Bayard, Dr. Daniel Paul, Riley Lacey, Ken Lacey and the Nursing Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the homes of her sons, Clyde Croy, 168 Rosewood Circle, Elizabethton, or Jeff Croy, 303 West G Street, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Lloyd G. Bateman Sr.

03/22/99

   Lloyd Granville Bateman Sr., 74, of Milton, Fla., died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Bateman was a native of Elizabethton and had resided in Milton, Fla., for many years. He was retired from the United States Navy with over 23 years of service and was a survivor of World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W.

   Survivors include his wife, Jean Bateman, Milton, Fla.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lloyd Jr. and Anita Bateman, Montgomery, and Jeffrey Bateman, Tallahassee, Fla.; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandy and Bruce Southerland, Sherman, Texas; four granddaughters, Cassie Richardson, Christi Southerland, Shannon Bateman and Jessica Bateman; a grandson, Daniel Bateman; a great-grandson, Grant Richardson; a great-granddaughter, Peyton Richardson; and three sisters, Agnes Shatley, Johnson City, Fannie Campbell and Ted Campbell, both of Elizabethton.

   Funeral services and interment will be held Tuesday in Milton, Fla.

   Lewis Funeral Home, Milton, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.

   Announcement courtesy of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Elizabethton.

Walter A. Clark

03/22/99

   Lt. Walter Appleton Clark, 87, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, in Charlottesville, Va.

   Mr. Clark was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charles Burton and Dolly McClain Clark. He was also preceded in death by a son, Edwin Hunter Clark, three brothers, Bill, Horace and Charles Burton Clark, and a sister, Irene.

   Mr. Clark received a B.A. degree from East Tennessee State University. He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, served in the Navy Reserves and was a businessman.

   Survivors include his wife, Freda Lea Crox Clark; two sons, Bill and K.C.; and three sisters, Theresa Brumit, Burnice C. Furches and Marguerite Davis, as well as numerous relatives.

Jessie Hartley

03/22/99

   Jessie Hartley, 57, 607 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Hartley was a native of Butler and the son of the late Carlie William and Rosia Lee Vines Hartley. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rachel "Lottie" Hartley, a brother, L.D. Hartley, and an uncle, Dana Hartley.

   Mr. Hartley was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church. He was an employee of the Carter County Sheriff's Department and also served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict.

   Survivors include his wife, Sharon Hartley, of the home; a son and his wife, Brian and Sheryl Hartley, Elizabethton; five brothers and their wives, R.L. and Paulette Hartley, Carrol and Kathy Hartley, Dennis and Judy Hartley, Gene and Lisha Hartley, all of Butler, and Dewey and Brenda Hartley, Elizabethton; two sisters and their husbands, Hazel and Johnny Clawson, Roan Mountain, and Lucille and Charlie Gardner, Johnson City; a brother-in-law and his wife, Harold and Lottie Winters, Elizabethton; a brother-in-law, Troy Winters, Hampton; a sister-in-law and her husband, Gail Richmond and David Fields, Knoxville; his mother-in-law, Rachel Winters, Hampton; an uncle and aunt, E.C. and Elva Vines, Hampton; a nephew, Steve Winters, Raleigh, N.C.; a niece and her husband, Amy and Rick Johnson, Johnson City; and special friends, Dawn and Deon Sheffield, Jennie and Eddie Morgan and Ginger and Jerry Ford, all of Elizabethton.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HARTLEY-- Funeral services for Jessie Hartley, 57, 607 Long Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Richard Jones officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Fields, Jerry Ford, R.L. Hartley, Eddie Morgan, Harold Winters and Carroll "Shorty" Wiseman. Honorary pallbearers will be Dewey Hartley, Carrol Hartley, E.C. Vines, Steve Winters, Deon Sheffield, Carl "King" Cable, Russell Kyte, Sheriff John Henson and members and employees of the Carter County Sheriff's Department. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to The Shriners Hospital, P.O. Box 5548, Kingsport, TN 37663. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ray J. Hartley

03/22/99

   Ray J. Hartley, 82, 101 Lynnview Circle, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center, Johnson City.

   Mr. Hartley was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Roe and Agnes Tucker Hartley.

   Mr. Hartley was a member of United Brethren Church of Kettering, Ohio. He was retired from the General Motors Corporation and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Lucy Lewis Hartley, of the home; a daughter, Linda Hartley Clark, Newland, N.C.; two sisters, Juanita Deshotel and Ruby Hartley, both of Houston, Texas; and three granddaughters, Melissa Maston, Melody Waldrep and Kelsey Clark, all of Newland, N.C. Two great-granddaughters also survive.

   Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., (828) 733-2121, is in charge of arrangements.

   HARTLEY-- Funeral services for Ray J. Hartley, 82, 101 Lynnview Circle, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday from the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Rev. Lander Heafner officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Fork Mountain Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Elizabeth M. Julian

03/22/99

   Mrs. Elizabeth "Beth" Minton Julian, 81, 131 Southgate Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in Bel Air, Md., following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Julian was the daughter of the late Walter Sr. and Ethel Hughes Minton. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glen Reginald Julian, her step-father, James Ray, and two brothers, Patrick Ray and Bruce Minton.

   Mrs. Julian was a wife, mother and homemaker.

   Survivors include two sons, Richard Julian, Citrus Heights, Calif., and Douglas Julian, Bel Air, Md.; a daughter, Kay Julian Dawson, Baltimore, Md.; two daughters-in-law, Hortensia Julian and Joann Julian; a son-in-law, Larry Dawson; three grandsons, Patrick Julian, Giovanni Julian and Jarrett Julian; a sister, Gwendolyn Reincke; three brothers, Walter Minton Jr., Tom Minton and Kenny Minton; and a cousin, Josephine Hughes. Several sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, close friends and neighbors also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   JULIAN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth "Beth" Minton Julian, 81, who was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker, 131 Southgate Drive, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Chaplain Carl Petering officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ms. Kathy Christianson. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Giovanni Julian, Jarrett Julian, Patrick Julian, Durward Julian, Bill Pierce and Jim Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Clark, Jackie Barnett, Clyde Shatley, Chris Bowers, James Julian Jr. and Paul Julian. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. For those who would like to make donations in lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to any hospice, the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Cecil S. Nelson

03/22/99

   Cecil S. "Doc" Nelson, 84, 400 Silver Grove Road, Bluff City, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Nelson was a native of Sullivan County and a son of the late Robert and Leiza Self Nelson.

   Mr. Nelson attended the Bluff City Baptist Church. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9629, a member of the American Legion and was an Army veteran, having served in World War II.

   Survivors include a step-son, Clarence Grindstaff, Bluff City, and two sisters, Ada Morrell, Elizabethton, and Nancy Perry, Bluff City. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, (423) 538-7131, is in charge of arrangements.

   NELSON -- Funeral services for Cecil S. "Doc" Nelson, 84, 400 Silver Grove Road, Bluff City, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday from the Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, with Rev. Charlie Malone and Rev. Woodrow Morrell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Morning View Cemetery. Those who wish to attend the graveside services are requested to meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Monday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family would like to thank a special friend, Teresa Salvage. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty H. Reece

03/22/99

   Betty Hughes Reece, 64, 1267 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Reece was a native of Washington County and the daughter of Pauline Tipton Hughes and the late Loftus Hughes. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Monroe Reece, December 6, 1997.

   Mrs. Reece was a homemaker and a member of the Burbank Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include a daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Johnny Ledford, Roan Mountain; two granddaughters, Melinda Kay Ledford and Jessica Kaylene Ledford, both of Roan Mountain; a brother, Bill Hughes, Apopka, Fla.; two aunts and spouse, Mabel Troutman and Reynard and Willie Calhoun, all of Roan Mountain; and an uncle, Carl Keys, Roan Mountain.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

   REECE -- Funeral services for Betty Hughes Reece, 64, 1267 Highway 143, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Richard Blevins, Rev. Don Julian and Mr. Cody Moore, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ms. Denise Hill. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Hughes Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Ray Blaire, Jack Barnett, Terry Proffitt, Warren Ledford, Danny Miller, Tommy Jarrett, Jim Strickland and J.B. Ellis. Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Roberts, Gerald McKinney, Dean Fields, Walter Heaton, Ronald Brown, Rob Greer, Reynard Calhoun, Carl Keys, Clyde Turbyfill, William Elmore, Tim McKinney, Gene McKinney, Jess Jarrett, Carroll Hill, Johnny Hill, Jack Troutman, Ted Barnett, Ernie Norris, Andrew Stewart, the Carter County Rescue Squad and the men of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. 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 daughter, Kathy Ledford, 421 Shell Creek Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604 or to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby J. Roberts

03/22/99

   Bobby Jack Roberts, 60, 325 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

   Mr. Roberts was a native of Banner Elk, N.C., and the son of Cleo Hughes Roberts and the late Arthur Roberts.

   Mr. Roberts was a member of Cove Creek Presbyterian Church. He was owner of the Cloudland Wrecker Service.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three daughters; two brothers, Lawrence and Freddie Roberts, both of Roan Mountain; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Bobby Jack Roberts, 60, 325 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Daniel Blevins officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Cove Creek Presbyterian Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Roberts Cemetery, Cove Creek Road. Active pallbearers will be Sheriff John Henson, Blaine Boone, Wally Hitechew, Jack Johnson, Kenny Johnson, Jack Barnett, Vergil Ledford and Garfield Freeman. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Dugger, Lester Barnett, Kenny Lunsford, Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff's Department and members of the Cove Creek Presbyterian Church. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Dana T. Walsh Sr.

03/22/99

   Dana T. Walsh Sr., 93, 27 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Walsh was a native of Johnson County and the son of the late Robert Webster and Sarah Grindstaff Walsh. He was also preceded in death by a son, Dana T. Walsh Jr., a brother and two sisters.

   Mr. Walsh was of the Baptist faith and retired from the Bemberg Corporation in 1962. He was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 F&AM and was a Shriner.

   Survivors include his wife, Mae Pearson Walsh, of the home; three sons, Darrell Walsh, Harold Walsh and Gregory Walsh, all of Elizabethton; and two daughters, Ruth White, Knoxville, and Dorothy Little, Elizabethton. Nineteen grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   WALSH-- Funeral services for Dana T. Walsh Sr., 93, 27 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Craig Clark, minister, officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons and granddaughters and Dr. Daniel Merrick, M.I.C.U. at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. Private graveside services will be conducted at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 27 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Blanche M. Sandstrom

03/19/99

   Mrs. Blanche Marsh Sandstrom, 79, 106 West H. Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 18, 1999, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Sandstrom was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Matson H. and Zeuleaka Bradley Marsh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence "Swede" Sandstrom, August 5, 1973.

   Mrs. Sandstrom was a 50+ year member of the Sycamore Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star #163 and a member of the First Christian Church.

   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Gaye and Bob McCullough, 222 West F. Street, Elizabethton; a sister, Edna Carrington, Kingston; two nephews, Sam Carrington Jr., Marietta, Ga., and David Carrington, Oak Ridge; and a niece, Marsha Smith, Birmingham, Ala.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   SANDSTROM -- Graveside services for Mrs. Blanche Marsh Sandstrom, 79, 106 West H. Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Bob Mader officiating. Interment will follow the services. Active pallbearers will be Danny Wilkins, Al Broome, Paul Souder, Gene Harper, Jim Austin, Richard Campbell, Mack Hambrick, David Carrington, Sam Carrington Jr. and Robert Atwell Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be John Fetzer, Richard Ornduff, Jim Doggett, Dr. David Fenner and L.C. Moss. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gaye McCullough, 222 West F. Street, Elizabethton, any time. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will leave from the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who wish to omit flowers may make donations in memory of Mrs. Sandstrom to the Shepard's Inn of Elizabethton or the American Heart Association. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ben H. Hinkle

03/18/99

   Ben H. Hinkle, 87, 898 Piercetown Road, Butler, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the James H. Quillen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a brief illness.

   Mr. Hinkle was a lifetime resident of Carter County and a son of the late George and Kathryn Fletcher Hinkle. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Walt, Don and Ted Hinkle.

   Mr. Hinkle was a retired employee of American Bemberg Corporation with more than 40 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. He attended Pierce Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Ethel Pierce, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Eddie and Bob Lindsey, Johnson City; and a granddaughter, Jessica Brooke Lindsey, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HINKLE -- Funeral services for Ben H. Hinkle, 87, 898 Piercetown Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. George Arnold officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors accorded by the Honor Guard of Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Richard Pierce, Doug Pierce, Gary Whitson, David Brumitt, Jamie Griffith and Ricky Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Cable, Haskel Pierce, Bill Crockett, David Griffith, Jess Dillard and Ray Pierce. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday prior to the service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Norman E. Holden

03/18/99

   Norman E. Holden, 57, 2985 Siam Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Holden was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Calvin and Nannie Sluder Holden. He was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

   Mr. Holden was retired as a small-engine repairman. He was a member of the Upper Shell Creek Christian Church, Roan Mountain.

   Survivors include his wife, Patsy Ann Allmon Holden; a daughter, Angela Renee Holden, Roan Mountain; a step-son, Bobby Gene Guy, Shelby, N.C.; six sisters, Mrs. Tennie Arwood, Mrs. Eula Mae Jarrett and Mrs. Grace Carver, all of Elizabethton, Mrs. Joyce Jarrett, Roan Mountain, Mrs. Christine Blevins, Spruce Pine, N.C., and Mrs. Mattie Lou McKinney, Gaffney, S.C.; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Donna Minor.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   HOLDEN -- Graveside services for Norman E. Holden, 57, 2985 Siam Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Richardson Cemetery, Shell Creek, with Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Friday, will be Lynn Laws, L.J. Oliver, Paul McKinney, Murrell McKinney, Ray Jarrett and Chucky Dean Holden. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence or at the residence of a sister, Mrs. Tennie Arwood, 104 Sunshine Circle, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Billy J. Reece

03/18/99

   Billy J. Reece, 68, 1112 Stateline Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 17, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Reece was a native of Akron, Ohio, and the son of the late Charles Edward and Beatrice Witcher Reece.

   Mr. Reece was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church and a retired employee of Holston Defense. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in the Korean War.

   Survivors include his wife, Carol Hardin Reece, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Charles Edward II and Pattie Reece, Elizabethton; a sister, Carolyn Reece Cash, Fayetteville, N.C.; a granddaughter, Sarah Reece, Elizabethton; and a grandson, Steven Reece, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   REECE -- Funeral services for Billy J. Reece, 68, 1112 Stateline Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bennie Huguley officiating. Music will be under the direction of Sue Bowers, organist, and Kenneth Miller, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Ken Mann, J.R. Stuchill, David Bowery, Bill Regal, Randy Ellis and Richard Kyte. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Steven May, Dr. Joe May, Alfred Lyons, Carl Dean Cash Sr. and Carl Dean Cash Jr. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 1112 Stateline Road, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the American Diabetes Association, 4004 Hillsboro Road, Suite B-216, Nashville, TN 37215. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ethel L. Shaw

03/18/99

   Mrs. Ethel L. Shaw, 98, Stockton Residential Home, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Banner Elk, N.C., after a brief illness.

   Mrs. Shaw was a native of Cullman, Ala., and a daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Duke Screws. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Shaw, July 8, 1976.

   Mrs. Shaw had lived in Carter County since 1989. She was a member of Cahaba Heights Baptist Church, Cahaba Heights, Ala.

   Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Era Lorance, Cullman, Ala.; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Truman and Jean Screws, Hartselle, Ala., and Clifford and Edna Screws, Cullman, Ala.; several nieces and nephews; and her extended family: Lou Ella and LeRoy Stockton, Roan Mountain, Paula and Wayne Phillips, Elizabethton, and the residents and staff of Stockton Residential Home.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SHAW -- Graveside services for Mrs. Ethel L. Shaw, 98, Stockton Residential Home, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Stockton Family Cemetery, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Bill Younce officiating. Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, will be Wayne Phillips, Daniel Phillips, Wesley Henson, Dean Lunceford, J.T. Hughes and Wade Tolley. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gilbert S. Abel

03/17/99

   Gilbert S. Abel, 77, 701 Barton Street, Johnson City, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

   Mr. Abel was a lifelong resident of Washington County and a son of the late Gilbert and Lucy Gobble Abel. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gerald Michael Abel, three brothers and a sister.

   Mr. Abel was a pastor of area churches for over 30 years and was a decorated World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of the Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church and attended Second Baptist Church in Jonesborough.

   He was a member of the Watauga Masonic Lodge #622 and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a member of the York Rite Masonic Body. He was a member of the Appalachian Ministers Association.

   Survivors include his wife, Grace Edith Abel; a daughter, Judy Broyles, Johnson City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Linda Abel and Pastor Terry and Connie Abel, all of Johnson City; three sisters, Gertrude Campbell, Mary Ruth France and Grace Whitson, all of Johnson City; six grandchildren, Lisa Broyles Jubenville and her husband, Douglas, Columbia, S.C., Larry Abel Jr., Bristol, Deanna Abel Johnson and her husband, Rick, Elizabethton, Joy Abel, Hannah Abel and Rebekah Abel, all of Johnson City; and three great-grandchildren, Kelsey Johnson, Lauren Jubenville and Keaton Johnson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   ABEL -- Funeral services for Gilbert S. Abel, 77, 701 Barton Street, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Rich Acres Free Will Baptist Church where the body will lie in state one hour prior to the services. Rev. Randy Johnson, Rev. Lenny Smith and Rev. Richard Kelly will officiate. Interment will follow at Monte Vista Burial Park. Active pallbearers will be Gary Smith, Mike Abel, Byrl Clark, John McDonald, C.B. Johnson, Earl Hughes, James Whitson and Richard '"'Chuck'"' Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will be Pastor Bill Greer and members of Keystone Free Will Baptist Church, Pastor Bob Davis and members of Rich Acres Free Will Baptist Church, members and friends of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church, members and friends of Second Baptist Church of Jonesborough, members and friends of Woodby Hills Free Will Baptist Church, Earl Hanley, Ralph Workman and Rev. Brownlow Vines. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Morris-Baker Funeral Home. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to your home church building fund. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Edward J. Johnson Sr.

03/17/99

   Edward J. Johnson Sr., 84, 243 Rocky Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Johnson was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the son of the late Robert and Mettie Perry Johnson. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Edward Joseph '"'E.J.'"' Johnson Jr. and Paul Johnson, and three brothers.

   Mr. Johnson had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was a member of the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and a retired employee of Bemberg Industries after working 47 years.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruby Perry Johnson, of the home; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Norma Allen, Pinehurst, N.C., Phyllis and Dwight Minton, Elizabethton, Margie and James C. Parks, Johnson City, and Carolyn Johnson Slaughter and Mark Slaughter, Elizabethton; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Richard and Nancy Johnson and Lynn Johnson, all of Elizabethton; and a sister, Della McNeal, Knoxville. Nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   JOHNSON -- Funeral services for Edward J. Johnson Sr., 84, 243 Rocky Branch Road, Elizabethton, who went to sleep in the arms of Jesus Tuesday, March 16, 1999, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Mark Street officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church Choir. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the following members of the Men's Bible Class of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church: Mark Slaughter, Malcolm Johnson, Clarence Perry, Parris Street, Albert Harrison and James Parks. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Daniel Paul, Allen Johnson, Dr. Eugene Galloway, Greg Miller, Tom Austin, Parris Street, Claude Nave, Paul Thompson and Arthur Moore. A special '"'thank you'"' is extended by the family to the following caregivers: Martha Steward, Charlie Bennett, Frank Gingars, Doug Calhoun, Joyce Reagan and Carolyn Pritchard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence, 243 Rocky Branch Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Matthew N. Miller

03/17/99

   Matthew N. Miller, 19, 603 Northgate, Johnson City, died at his residence Monday, March 15, 1999, following an extended illness.

   Mr. Miller was a native of Johnson City and the son of Samuel B. Miller II and Karen Greene Miller, both of Johnson City.

   Mr. Miller was a 1998 honor graduate of Science Hill High School.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Leia K. Miller, of the home; a brother, Neil Miller, of the home; a half-sister, Anna C. Miller, Johnson City; a half-brother, Samuel B. Miller III, Johnson City; his maternal grandmother, Mildred Greene, Johnson City; his paternal grandparents, Samuel B. and Anna Marie Miller, Johnson City; and his paternal great-grandmother, Nelle W. Irish, Johnson City. Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Matthew N. Miller, 19, 603 Northgate, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the South Chapel of Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, with Rev. Dave Shorter and Mr. Wayne Emory, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Kenn Hecht, pianist, and Lisa Arnett, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Active pallbearers will be Joe Barnes, Brad Barnett, Berry Coggins, Joel Coggins, Wade Falin, Kevin Howell, Jered Lance, Jeremy Lance, Don Lewis and William A. Miller. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Thursday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 4627 Mill Branch Lane, Knoxville, TN 37938, or to Books for the Science Hill Library. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Oliver

03/17/99

   Robert "Uncle Bob" Oliver, 88, 1264 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 15, 1999, at the James H. Quillen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a brief illness.

   Mr. Oliver was a native of Bristol and had been a resident of Carter County for the past 55 years. He was a son of the late Wiley C. and Rhoda A. Oliver and was also preceded in death by his wife, Rosa McGee Oliver, in 1998.

   Mr. Oliver was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation with 30 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Borderview Christian Church.

   Survivors include four daughters, Rhoda Oliver and Betty Jo Sams, both of Elizabethton, Frances Ritchie McCarter and Lucille Oliver, both of Gatlinburg; four grandchildren, Leslie "Bo" Ritchie, Angie Williams and Sheila Arnold, all of Elizabethton, and Marie Rosenbalm, Sevierville; and a great-granddaughter, Ashley Nicole Arnold, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   OLIVER -- Funeral services for Robert "Uncle Bob" Oliver, 88, 1264 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. David Wolfe, minister, officiating. Music will be by Scott Reynolds, organist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Rittertown Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ernest Oliver, Tim Williams, Jim Clawson, June Clawson, Greg Mann, Dean Ritchie and Pat Rosenbalm. Honorary pallbearers will be Ernest Blevins, Jack Burrough, Eugene Malone, Robert Burrow, John Stansbury, Leslie "Bo" Ritchie and Glenn McCarter. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Borderview Christian Church, Building Fund, 1338 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Douglas M. Forbes

03/15/99

   Douglas M. Forbes, 57, 1831 Woodhaven Drive, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 13, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home.

   Mr. Forbes was a native of Carter County and the son of the late William C. "Bill" and Evelyn Lewis Forbes. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Robin Wayne Forbes, a sister, Marie Darrell Forbes, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Chase and Hattie Teague, and a brother-in-law, John L. Frazier Jr.

   Mr. Forbes was formerly employed and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was of the Baptist faith and formerly served as a Deacon at Pinecrest Baptist Church. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army and the National Guard and a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166.

   Survivors include his wife, Martha Teague Forbes, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Yolanda Forbes Miller and Michael Miller, Elizabethton, and Shelley Forbes, Mountain City; two sons, Joel Forbes, Elizabethton, and Lance Forbes, Gray; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Carolyn Forbes Frazier Pearman, Elizabethton, and Wanda Geraldine Forbes Walls and Dred Walls, Johnson City; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Porter and Norma Jean Forbes, Elizabethton, Lloyd Klenard and Emma Forbes, Lehigh Acres, Fla., and Roger and Mary Forbes, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews and one favorite grand nephew, Jordan Mitchell, Elizabethton, also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   FORBES -- Funeral services for Douglas M. Forbes, 57, 1831 Woodhaven Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Mickey Beal, Mr. Hugh Hatfield, minister, and Mr. Ralph Hyder officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Luther Rouse, Keith Rouse, Houston Timbs, Eddie Timbs, Klenard Forbes Jr., Joey Estep, Kenneth Stevens and Kenny Timbs. Honorary pallbearers will be Greg Estep, Glenn Gouge, John Pansock, Julius Gregg, Bill Teague, Gene Pearman, John Lahman, Brian Barnette, Rick Hamm, John Henson, Terry Stevens, Rouven Forbes, David Surcey, Tim Edwards, Ralph Hyder, Eddie Timbs, Mark Timbs, Samuel Timbs, Dr. Harold Lane, David Millsaps, Glen Bowers, Timothy Carr and Sanford Morton. In lieu of flowers, those who prefer may make donations in memory of Mr. Forbes to the American Red Cross, 116 Holston Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the Disabled American Veterans, 648 Nave Hollow Loop, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. A very special heartfelt "Thank You" to all the staff at the V.A. Hospital, Johnson City EMS and especially to Dr. Craig Broeder for all your care and support. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Earl Simerly

03/15/99

   Earl "Jay" Simerly, 76, 211 Willow Lane, Hampton, died Saturday, March 13, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Simerly was a native of Carter County, Roan Mountain area, and the son of the late Earl Simerly Sr. and Alice Lyons Simerly. He was also preceded in death by a son, Bradley Dale Simerly, in 1957, and a brother, Howard Simerly.

   Mr. Simerly was a retired employee of Empire Furniture Company. He was a member of the Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Edith Arnett Simerly, of the home; four daughters, Doris King, Judy Guinn and Jill Stanbery, all of Elizabethton, and Janie Guinn, Roan Mountain; four sons, Rev. Allen Simerly and Teddy Simerly, both of Hampton, Leroy Simerly, Hickory, N.C., and Rev. Danny Simerly, Elizabethton; seven sisters, Rebecca Livingston, Johnson City, Gladys Blevins and Anna Julian, both of Roan Mountain, Billie Birchfield, Cloverdale, Calif., Ruby Sloope and Ella Jane Simerly, both of Taylorsville, N.C., and Betty Taylor, Elizabethton; and a brother, Johnny Simerly, Taylorsville, N.C. Nineteen grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   SIMERLY -- Funeral services for Earl "Jay" Simerly, 76, 211 Willow Lane, Hampton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Danny Simerly and Rev. Roy Whitson officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Union Hill Free Will Baptist Church Trio. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the John Whitehead Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Claude Hart, Keith Lyons, G.W. Puckett, Glen Henegar, Darrell Guinn, Harlan Guinn, Kelly Bowers and Joe Copas. Honorary pallbearers will be men of the Upper Gap Creek Free Will Baptist Church, Roy Stanbery and John King. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 211 Willow Lane, Hampton, any time. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside services. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Susie Buckles

03/14/99

   Susie Buckles, 90, Hillview Nursing Home, formerly of Rt. 7, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Buckles was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Charlie and Ester Arnold Elliott. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Buckles, in 1970, a son, a half-sister, a step-sister and two half-brothers.

   Mrs. Buckles attended the Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Iva Jean Mathes and Cora Smith, both of Elizabethton; three sons, Billy Joe Buckles and Larry Buckles, both of Elizabethton, and Jack Buckles, Johnson City; a brother, Wiley Elliott, Elizabethton; a half-brother, Joe Elliott, Elizabethton; and a half-sister, Edna Nave. Fifteen grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   BUCKLES -- Graveside services for Susie Buckles, 90, Hillview Nursing Home, formerly of Rt. 7, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at George Mottern Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:55 a.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

William Garrett Jr.

03/14/99

   William "Bill" Garrett Jr., 43, 153 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Garrett was a native of Memphis and the son of William Edward Garrett Sr. and Wanda Christine Cox Garrett, and the adopted son of Charles "Bob" Keith Knabb, Johnson City, whom he made his home with all of his life.

   Mr. Garrett was of the Baptist faith and was a retired employee of Doozy Truck Center of Johnson City.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Joyce Garrett, of the home; three daughters, April Dawn and Rachel Garrett, both of Johnson City, and Crystal Perry, Elizabethton; four sons, Issac, Josh, Jimmy and Justin Garrett, all of the home; a step-brother, Rudy Gibson; and five sisters, Wanda, Mary, Grace, Christine and Mildred Garrett, all of Memphis. Six grandchildren and two very special friends, Wayne and Linda Zollinger, Johnson City, also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   GARRETT -- Funeral services for William "Bill" Garrett Jr., 43, 153 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, who died Thursday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Charles Russell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Zollinger, Isaac Garrett, Josh Garrett, Timmy Garrett, Mark Vanover, Joe Bowers and David Perry. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 2:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 153 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Herbert H. Hood

03/14/99

   Herbert H. Hood Jr., 69, 613 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Hood was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Herbert Houston and Vicey Morrell Hood. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Freida Peters Hood, and an infant son, Thomas Lee Hood.

   Mr. Hood was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton and the Four Square Sunday School Class. He was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors include a daughter, JoVonna Dodge, of Delaware; two grandchildren, Richie and Katie Dodge, both of Delaware; a special friend, Betty Jo Isaacs, Elizabethton; three sisters, Mary Holt, Milligan College, Jimmie Ruth Bailey, Treasure Island, Fla., and Billie Peters, Johnson City; and a brother, Don Hood, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HOOD -- Funeral services for Herbert H. Hood Jr., 69, 613 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Brent Seals and Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Four Square Sunday School Class: Andy Hood, Doug Bailey, Alphas Anderson, Bill Anderson, Eston Treadway, Richard Isaacs, Claude Isaacs, Carl Estep, Glen Potter, Roy Vines, John Crockett Sr., Jerry Pope, Wayne Winters, Gregg Nidiffer, Jennings Wagner, Dr. Robert Sams, Johnny Davis, Sam Taylor, Willis Murray, Don Williams and Gerald Watson. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at the residence, 613 Watauga Avenue, Elizabethton. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643, or your charity of choice. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Anita F. Blevins

03/12/99

   Anita Faye Blevins, 64, 1888 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

   Mrs. Blevins was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dewey and Edna Taylor Hardin. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Rondal "Coonie" Hardin, and a niece, Teresa.

   Mrs. Blevins was a 1952 graduate of Unaka High School. She had operated the Beauty Bonnette Beauty Shop for a number years and was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Terry Blevins, of the home; a sister, Charlcie Jones, Hampton, Va.; two brothers, Ralph Hardin, Elizabethton, and Allen D. Hardin, Cleveland, Ohio; her step-mother, Mrs. Catherine Hardin, Elizabethton; three step-sisters, Dot Oaks, Eula Mae Hodge and Leota Holsclaw, all of Elizabethton; and a step-brother, James "Bud" Potter, Kingsport. Several aunts and uncles and a host of friends also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Anita Faye Blevins, 64, 1888 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Estep and Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Interment will follow in the Blevins Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, will be Gary Shelton, A.D. "Sonny" Fletcher, John Fletcher, Lynn Peters, Mike Hardin, Steve Hardin, Johnny Lancaster, Jerry Taylor and Charles "Bo" Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be employees of the Carter County Sheriff's Department, members of the Carter County Rescue Squad and members of the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Anita, to the Blevins Cemetery Fund, the Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department or the Cater County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Herman Campbell

03/12/99

   Herman Campbell, 83, 325 McKeehan Ridge Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Mike and Rhoda Fair Campbell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters, a daughter, three half-sisters and a half-brother.

   Mr. Campbell was of the Baptist faith and was a retired employee of General Motors.

   Survivors include his wife, Iris Parsons Campbell, of the home; two daughters, Iris Spencer, Falerton, Ind., and Nancy Simmers, Cleveland, Ohio; two sons, Robert Campbell, Cleveland, Ohio, and Kermit Campbell, Pierpoint, Ohio; and a brother, Perry Campbell, Alburn Hills, Mich. Six grandchildren, a great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Herman Campbell, 83, 325 McKeehan Ridge Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Art Webb officiating. Committal and entombment services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Mausoleum of Hope, Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Dan Garland Jr.

03/12/99

   Rev. Dan Garland Jr., 68, 268 Bob Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Rev. Garland was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Dan Garland Sr. and Effie Pearce Garland. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Beulah Garland, and a brother, Haskiel Garland.

   Rev. Garland was a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and a former employee of Carter County Memorial Hospital.

   Survivors include his wife, Starr Whisnant Garland, of the home; four sons, Danny Garland, Rev. Larry Garland, George Garland and Norman Garland, all of Elizabethton; a daughter, Donna Markland, Elizabethton; a sister, Verna White, Elizabethton; six grandchildren, Angela Garland, John Markland, Lisa Adams, Jackie Morgan, Nickie Garland and Amber Dawn Garland, all of Elizabethton; and two great-grandchildren, Christa and Josh Deloach, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews and special friends, Clyde Peters, Willard Huskins and Arthur Colbaugh, also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   GARLAND -- Funeral services for Rev. Dan Garland Jr., 68, 268 Bob Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Ray Colbaugh and Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Music will be under the direction of the New Liberty Quartet. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Forbes Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be C.W. Rambo, Kenneth Carver, Ralph Lowe, Sonny Fletcher, Kenneth Colbaugh, Gale Colbaugh and Howard Grindstaff. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, Dr. David Fenner, Bill Whisnant Sr., Clifford Peters, Jerry Paul Lyons, Bill Finney, Darrell Walsh and Rube Taylor. Everyone will meet at Forbes Cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Sunday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Friends may also call at the residence, 268 Bob Hollow Road, Elizabethton, or at the residence of a son, Rev. Larry Garland, 635 Hwy. 91, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ray Street

03/12/99

   Ray Street, 66, 385 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, March 11, 1999, at James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Street was a native of Carter County and the son of Carter Street, Roan Mountain, and the late Mamie Hughes Street. He was also preceded in death by two brothers.

   Mr. Street was a member of Cove Creek Presbyterian Church. He was a former employee of the Carter County Highway Department and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Grace Smith Street, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Dorothy and Johnny Smith, Newland, N.C., and Doris Gouge, Roan Mountain; a son, Ronnie Street, Roan Mountain; two sisters, Mary Harrison, Roan Mountain, and Barbara Smith, Connelly Springs, N.C.; three brothers, Conley Street and Tommy Street, both of Roan Mountain, and Paul Street, Morganton, N.C.; and three grandchildren, Johnny and Eric Smith, Newland, N.C., and Brandie Gouge, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews and two special friends, Dana Lee Jarrett, Roan Mountain, and Katina McClellen, of North Carolina, also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

   STREET -- Funeral services for Ray Street, 66, 385 Cove Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Daniel Blevins officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Cove Creek Presbyterian Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with military honors accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Lester Henson, Shirl Dyer, Steve Dyer, Jim Gouge, Johnny Smith and Eric Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Dewey Garland, Joe Winters, Clarence Barnett, Mack Roberts, Dr. Crain and Staffs of the Carter County Rescue Squad and the V.A. Medical Center. Everyone will meet at the V.A. National Cemetery at 1:55 p.m. Monday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at the Rhododendron Chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Herman Campbell

03/11/99

   Herman Campbell, 83, formerly of 325 McKeehan Ridge Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Mike and Rhoda Fair Campbell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, four sisters, a daughter, two grandchildren, three half-sisters and a half-brother.

   Mr. Campbell was of the Baptist Faith and was a retired employee of General Motors.

   Survivors include his wife, Iris Parsons Campbell, of the home; two daughters, Iris Spencer, Falerton, Ind., and Nancy Simmers, Cleveland, Ohio; two sons, Robert Campbell, Cleveland, Ohio, and Kermit Campbell, Pierpoint, Ohio; and a brother, Perry Campbell, Alburn Hills, Mich. Six grandchildren, a great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge.

Ida P. Hughes

03/11/99

   Mrs. Ida Pearl Shell Hughes, 87, 3001 Stewart Drive, Wilson, N.C., died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Nash Grove Manor, Nashville, N.C.

   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Carter County and had lived in North Carolina since 1989. She was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle Range Shell and was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E. Hughes, in 1973.

   Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Brick Christian Church, Watauga.

   Survivors include a son, Robert William Hughes, Johnson City; a daughter, Carolyn Nagle, Wilson, N.C.; and a sister, Lucy D. Slagle, Hartselle, Ala. Six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   HUGHES -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Ida Pearl Shell Hughes, 87, 3001 Stewart Drive, Wilson, N.C., who died Monday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Keg Mottern Cemetery, Watauga, with Mr. Jack Hyder, minister, officiating. The family received friends Wednesday evening at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Josephine H. Range

03/11/99

   Josephine Hoss Range, 86, formerly of 207 E. Mill Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 10, 1999, at Hermitage Health Care Center following an extended illness.

   Ms. Range was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Michael and Sarah Hill Hoss. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Luther A. Range, two sons, Jackie Range, in 1969, and Lewis Younce, in September 1998, and by four brothers and five sisters.

   Ms. Range was a member of Roan Street Free Will Baptist Church. She was a retired employee of East Tennessee Undergarment Company.

   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, L.A. and Shirley Range and Jerry and Sandra Range, all of Elizabethton, and a daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann and Earl Perry, Bluff City. Eleven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   RANGE -- Funeral services for Josephine Hoss Range, 86, formerly of 207 E. Mill Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday at Hermitage Health Care Center, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, and Rev. Bill Younce officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rev. Bill Younce. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Anthony Davis, Tommy Range, Mark Davis, Chris Range, Joey Bowers, Daniel Range and Sandy Buck. Honorary pallbearers will be Dean Burrow, Kenneth Burrow, Bob Hughes, Eddie Lipps, Bobby Lipps, Glenn Lipps, Wayne Smith, Dillard Sholes and the Nurses and Staff of Hermitage Health Care Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ida P. Hughes


03/10/99

   Mrs. Ida Pearl Shell Hughes, 87, 3001 Stewart Drive, Wilson, N.C., died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Nash Grove Manor, Nashville, N.C.

   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Carter County and had lived in North Carolina since 1989. She was a daughter of the late William and Myrtle Range Shell and was also preceded in death by her husband, Samuel E. Hughes, in 1973.

   Mrs. Hughes was a homemaker and a lifelong member of the Brick Christian Church, Watauga.

   Survivors include a son, Robert William Hughes, Johnson City; a daughter, Carolyn Nagle, Wilson, N.C.; and a sister, Lucy D. Slagle, Hartselle, Ala. Six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   SHELL -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Ida Pearl Shell Hughes, 87, 3001 Stewart Drive, Wilson, N.C., who died Monday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Keg Mottern Cemetery, Watauga, with Mr. Jack Hyder, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Orpha Sizemore

03/10/99

   Mrs. Orpha "Bernice" Sizemore, 77, 124 Infinity Drive, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Sizemore was a native and resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late John and Ollie Norris Potter. She was also preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters.

   Mrs. Sizemore was a homemaker and a member of the Laurel Fork Church of Christ.

   Survivors include her husband, Dempsey Sizemore, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Barbara Potter, Chesterton, Ind.; and a brother, Nat Potter, Chesterton, Ind. Five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   SIZEMORE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Orpha "Bernice" Sizemore, 77, 124 Infinity Drive, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Ernest Garland officiating. Interment will follow in the Laurel Fork Mountain View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Irene F. Scott

03/10/99

   Irene Feathers Scott, 88, 488 Lane Hollow Road, Watauga, died Tuesday, March 9, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Scott was a native of Watauga and had lived most of her life there. She was a daughter of the late John C. and Sadie O'Brien Feathers and was also preceded in death by her husband, Carl E. Scott, in 1987, two sons, Carl Scott Jr. and Jerry Lee Scott, and by nine brothers and sisters.

   Mrs. Scott was a homemaker and a member of the Lick Creek Christian Church.

   Survivors include six sons, Bob Scott, Louis Scott and Gene Scott, all of Watauga, Herman Scott, Littlestown, Pa., Wallace "W.D." Scott and Ray Scott, both of Piney Flats; two daughters, Patsy Bupp, Gainesville, Fla., and Brenda Scott, of the home; three brothers, Paul Feathers, Johnson City, Arron Feathers, Little Rock, Ark., and Owen Feathers, Piney Flats; and two sisters, Hattie Baker, Johnson City, and Juanita Wight, Seattle, Wash. Twenty-seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   SCOTT -- Funeral services for Irene Feathers Scott, 88, 488 Lane Hollow Road, Watauga, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Tony Duncan and Mr. Rocky Maines officiating. Interment will follow in the Scott Cemetery, Watauga. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Maude L. Trivett

03/10/99

   Maude L. Trivett, 81, 214 Third Avenue, Hampton, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Trivett was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Eli Trivett Sr. and Bertha Brumitt Trivett. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Nell Melanson, and a brother, Elbert Roy Trivett.

   Mrs. Trivett attended the Hampton Christian Church. She was a retired employee of Bemberg Industries.

   Survivors include a daughter, Ethel Marie Trivett, of the home; four sisters, Ella Mae Gee, Olive Hill, Ky., Margaret Smith, Tampa, Fla., Frances Shelton, Elizabethton, and Patsy Jo Yates, Springfield, Va.; two brothers, C.B. Trivett, Elizabethton, and Eli "Sonny" Trivett Jr., Thomson, Ga.; and a grandson, Jeremy Wayne Heaton, of the home. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   TRIVETT -- Funeral services for Maude L. Trivett, 81, 214 Third Avenue, Hampton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of Harol Smith and Bob Moore. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Ethel Marie Trivett, 214 Third Avenue, Hampton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

David R. Ward

03/10/99

   David Ray "Dave" Ward, 47, 137 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Ward was a native of Carter County and the son of Ray Ward, Jonesborough, and the late Bula Elliott Ward.

   Mr. Ward was a member of Lynn Valley Baptist Church. He was a former employee of Snap-On Tools.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include a son, David C. Ward, Elizabethton; a sister, Marlene S. Carr, Elizabethton; and his paternal grandmother, Dora Ward, Elizabethton. One aunt, one uncle and one nephew also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   WARD -- Funeral services for David Ray "Dave" Ward, 47, 137 Dan Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Steve Burleson and Rev. Jonas Revis officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Scott Ward, Tony Carr, Bobby Joe Wilson, Dave White, Jack Merryman, Eddie Hughes, Larry Gouge and Dave Markland. Honorary pallbearers will be Richard Shell, Todd Wright, Friends at Snap-On, Attending Physicians, Steven Crowe and Peter Rucinski. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the residence of his sister, Marlene Carr, Gap Creek Road, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Calvin L. Barker

03/09/99

   Calvin L. Barker, 74, of Morristown, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital.

   Mr. Barker was retired from the United States Air Force and Roadway Express. He was a member of Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church, Gray.

   Mr. Barker was preceded in death by his parents, Haskell and Julia Mayo Barker.

   Survivors include his wife, Rita Larkin Barker; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Tina Barker, Honea Path, S.C.; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Danny Buckles, Elizabethton; eight grandchildren; a brother, Robert T. Barker, Piney Flats; and a sister, Ruth Long, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Westside Chapel Funeral Home, 3521 West Andrew Johnson Highway, Morristown, (615) 588-1160, is in charge of arrangements.

   BARKER -- Funeral services for Calvin L. Barker, 74, of Morristown, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Morristown, with Rev. J.B. Gulley officiating. Interment will follow at Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Westside Chapel Funeral Home, 3521 West Andrew Johnson Highway, Morristown, is in charge of arrangements.

Linda S. Campbell

03/09/99

   Mrs. Linda Sue Kiser Campbell, 47, Rt. 1, Campbell Lane, Unicoi, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Paul and Rosa Weatherly Ollinger.

   Mrs. Campbell was a Baptist and was a senior at East Tennessee State University.

   Survivors include her husband, Richard D. Campbell; two daughters, Mrs. Wade (Paula) Hardin, Elizabethton, and Cynthia Taylor, Jonesborough; a son, Ronnie Kiser Jr., Watauga; three sisters, Kathleen Ollinger, Dryden, Va., Rosia Hardin, Johnson City, and Debra Kiser, Watauga; four brothers, Edward Ollinger, Kingsport, Richard Ollinger, Mountain City, Paul Ollinger Jr., Watauga, and Alvin Hardin, Nashville; five grandchildren, Michael Cannon, Nicholas Taylor, Tesia Taylor, Zackery and Ezra Kiser; and a special aunt, Ruth Ollinger, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-2101, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Graveside services for Mrs. Linda Sue Kiser Campbell, 47, Rt. 1, Campbell Lane, Unicoi, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. Dallas Gregg officiating. The procession will leave the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday and proceed to the cemetery for the service. Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-2101, is in charge of arrangements.

Peggy Y. Markland

03/09/99

   Mrs. Peggy Yvonne Markland, 66, 921 Folsom Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Markland was a native of Freemont, Va., and a daughter of the late Jones and Sally Mae Blevins Carden. She was also preceded in death by five brothers.

   Mrs. Markland had lived in Carter County since 1940. She was a member of West Side Christian Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Caldwell Markland; a son, David Markland, Elizabethton; three sisters, Margaret Elkens, Othello, Wash., Betty Ward, Elizabethton, and Rose Clark, Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Junior Carden, Orlando, Fla., and Buddy Carden, Mountain City; several half-sisters; and a grandson, Trevor Markland.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy Miller

03/09/99

   Mrs. Nancy Miller, 93, 743 Fairview Road, Hampton, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John and Mira Miller Clark. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Bernie Bailey; four brothers, Charles Clark, Henry Clark, Edd Clark and Luther Clark; two sisters, Hattie Carver and Lillie Cochran; three sons, Floyd Bailey, Arnold Bailey and J.D. Miller; and two daughters, Gracie Bailey and Gail Miller.

   Mrs. Miller was a member of the Fairview Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Charlie Miller; three daughters, Mamie Hyder of Mississippi, June Heaton, Jasper, Mich., and Maxine Vance, Hampton; four sons, Norman Miller and Roy Miller, both of Unicoi, Garnie Miller, Elizabethton, and Dale Miller, Hampton; two step-daughters, Pansy Edmond and Estline Ellison. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Grace E. Wellborn

03/09/99

   Mrs. Grace Estep Wellborn, 65, 155 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 8, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Wellborn was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Ray and Clara Shoun Estep. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Howard T. Wellborn, and a son, Steven Wayne Wellborn, March 23, 1957.

   Mrs. Wellborn had lived in Grafton, Ohio for several years before returning to Elizabethton in 1985. She was a retired employee of Pine Ridge Health Care and was a member of the Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Randy Peters, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Howard Dale and Rebecca Wellborn, Elizabethton; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Sue and Joe Butler and Etta Mae Ingram, all of Elizabethton, and Marion and Allen Brew, Lake, Mich.; a granddaughter, Chelsea Peters; two step-grandchildren, Charlotte and Bobby; and a special niece, Barbara Duke. Also a special thanks to her caregiver, Carolyn Garland. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WELLBORN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Grace Estep Wellborn, 65, 155 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Peters and Rev. David Morgan officiating. Carolyn and Link Nidiffer will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Caldwell Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be employees and residents of Pine Ridge Health Care, Dr. Stephen May, Dr. Max Bayard, Dr. Nick Burik and the staff of the 3rd Floor and ICU Unit of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Howard Dale Wellborn, 155 George Bowers Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Linda S. Campbell

03/08/99

   Mrs. Linda Sue Campbell, 47, Rt. 1, Unicoi, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mrs. Campbell was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Paul and Rosa Weatherly Ollinger.

   Mrs. Campbell was of the Baptist faith. She was a senior at East Tennessee State University.

   Survivors include her husband, Richard Dale Campbell; a son, Ronnie Lee Kiser, Watauga; and two daughters, Cindi Taylor, Jonesborough, and Paula "Buffy" Hardin, Elizabethton. Several brothers and sisters and five grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

   Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy A. Chambers

03/08/99

   Dorothy Austin Chambers, formerly of 610 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Hermitage Health Care Center.

   Mrs. Chambers was a native of Washington County and the daughter of the late N.R. and Elizabeth Fox Austin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Chambers, three sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Chambers was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Christian Church of Elizabethton, where she was very active in church work, and was also a member of the Elizabethton Women's Club.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Elva Jean Chambers, Elizabethton; a daughter, Jeanne Chambers, Elizabethton; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Robin and Cary Daniels, Kingsport; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Chip and Tabitha Chambers, Elizabethton; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl Austin, Elizabethton; and a sisters, Mrs. Jim "Elsie" Chambers, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CHAMBERS -- Memorial services for Dorothy Austin Chambers, formerly of 610 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at First Christian Church of Elizabethton with Dr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Sharen Brown and Gene Estep. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Broome, Ed Alexander, Edwin Alexander, Joe Alexander, Sam Barker, Harry Fine, Gary Simerly, Sam Ferguson and Jack Brumit. The family will receive friends on Monday at the First Christian Church (fellowship hall) following the memorial service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Private inurnment will be held at a later date at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the First Christian Church Parlor Fund, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Annie B. Little

03/08/99

   Mrs. Annie Bell Little, 91, 2310 State Line Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Pine Ridge Care Center following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Little was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William M. and Lillie Hyder Clark. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Richard Little in 1967, and Carl Little in 1988.

   Mrs. Little was a member of the Valley Forge United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Charlsie Little, Elizabethton, and Phyllis Little, Johnson City; five sons, Robert C. Little, Glenn Little, Ronnie Little and Kenneth Little, all of Elizabethton, and John E. Little, Hampton; two sisters, Mrs. June Vandeventer and Mrs. Ossie Heaton, both of Elizabethton; and two brothers, James M. Clark, Elizabethton, and Mack Clark, Bluff City. Seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   LITTLE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Bell Little, 91, 2310 State Line Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lon Tobin officiating. Tammy Simerly, soloist, and Trilla Little, organist, will be in charge of music. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the following grandsons: Michael Little, Randy Little, Steve Little, Ronnie Little Jr., Alan Little and Danny Little. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at her residence. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Peggy Y. Markland

03/08/99

   Mrs. Peggy Yvonne Markland, 66, 921 Folsom Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, March 6, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Markland was a native of Freemont, Va., and a daughter of the late Jones and Sally Mae Blevins Carden. She was also preceded in death by five brothers.

   Mrs. Markland had lived in Carter County since 1940. She was a member of West Side Christian Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Caldwell Markland; a son, David Markland, Elizabethton; three sisters, Margaret Elkens, Othello, Wash., Betty Guinn, Elizabethton, and Rose Clark, Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Junior Carden, Orlando, Fla., and Buddy Carden, Mountain City; several half-sisters; and a grandson, Trevor Markland.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MARKLAND -- Funeral services for Mrs. Peggy Yvonne Markland, 66, 921 Folsom Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dallas Gregg officiating. Mary Collins will provide the music. Interment will follow in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday, will be Robert Eugene Cable, John Calhoun, Grady Holder, Johnny Holder, Ricky Guinn and Bud Newport. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 noon Tuesday until the service hour. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy Miller

03/08/99

   Mrs. Nancy Miller, 93, 743 Fairview Road, Hampton, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Miller was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John and Mira Miller Clark.

   Mrs. Miller was a member of the Fairview Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Charlie Miller; three daughters, Mamie Hyder of Mississippi, June Heaton, Jasper, Mich., and Maxine Vance, Hampton, and four sons, Norman Miller and Roy Miller, both of Unicoi, Garnie Miller, Elizabethton, and Dale Miller, Hampton. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nancy Miller, 93, 743 Fairview Road, Hampton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jerry Cannon and Rev. Burnie Jones officiating. The Fairview Quartet will be in charge of music. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Tolley-Willis-Clark Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandchildren. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Fairview Free Will Baptist Church, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at Mrs. Miller's residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Tuesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John C. Regenold

03/08/99

   John Charles Regenold, 81, 514 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.

   Mr. Regenold was a native of Aurora, Ill., and a son of the late Dorwin L. and Clara Wagner Regenold.

   Mr. Regenold graduated from Drury College, Springfield, Mo., in 1950 as a Medical Technologist. He was employed by Burge Hospital, Springfield, Mo., from 1950 until 1955, and was employed at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, Ill., from 1955 until 1957. He was the Chief Technologist at the University of Tennessee Hospital, Knoxville, from 1957 to 1959.

   Mr. Regenold came to Carter County Memorial Hospital where he set up the Laboratory. He was Lab Supervisor from 1959 until 1984. He was the First Person to receive the "Frist Award" from Carter County Memorial Hospital in 1979 as the Outstanding Employee of the Year.

   He was an Army Veteran of World War II and received the Purple Heart after being wounded in Action. He was a former member of the American Legion and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church of Elizabethton.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Weaver Regenold; a daughter, Linda Regenold, Knoxville; three sons, Robert Regenold and James Regenold, both of Elizabethton, and David Regenold, Tempe, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jonathan, Rey and Nicky Regenold; and one aunt, Mrs. Elva Moran, Riverside, Calif.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   REGENOLD -- Funeral services for John Charles Regenold, 81, 514 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Chaplain Carlton Fuller officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Monday, will be David Regenold, Jim Regenold, Robert Regenold, David Bucher, Sam Shipley and Art Hamme. Honorary pallbearers will be his close friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Regenold to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644, or the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, Tenn. 37604. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Winnie D. Simmons

03/08/99

   Mrs. Winnie D. Simmons, 95, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of Rt. 2, Hampton, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Simmons had been a resident of Carter County since 1935 and was a daughter of the late Larkin and Jane Bentley Hartley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Simmons Sr., three sons, James Simmons Jr., Dewey Simmons and Robert Simmons, three daughters, Dollie Mullins, Patsy VanDruten and Ruth Simmons, and by two brothers and three sisters.

   Mrs. Simmons was a homemaker and a member of the Hampton First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two sons, Wayne Simmons and Kenny Simmons, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, and two daughters, Grace Langley, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Betty Jo Glover, Hampton. Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a niece and a nephew also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   SIMMONS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Winnie D. Simmons, 95, of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, formerly of Rt. 2, Hampton, who died Sunday, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. James Archer and Mr. Chad Lunceford officiating. Music will be by Mr. Chad Lunceford, soloist and pianist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hall Cemetery in Hampton. Honorary pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Archie Stanley

03/08/99

   Archie Stanley, 73, 116 Margo Drive, Johnson City, died Friday, March 5, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mr. Stanley was a native of Clintwood, Va., and a son of the late Ceaburn and Melissa Hawkins Stanley.

   Mr. Stanley was a retired farmer. He moved from Virginia to Ohio in 1954, and moved to Carter County in 1990. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and a member of the Milligan Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Shirley Beverly Stanley; a daughter, Reba Eng, Austell, Ga.; four sons, Douglas Stanley, Kingsville, Texas, Jeff Stanley, Elizabethton, Keith Stanley, Hampton, and Kevin and Georgia Stanley, Shillington, Pa.; four brothers, Benny Stanley, Coeburn, Va., Gordon Stanley, Clintwood, Va., Noland Stanley, Berea, Ky., and Sherly Stanley, Bosque Farms, N.M.; and two grandchildren, Peter Stanley and Amanda Stanley. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   STANLEY -- Funeral services for Archie Stanley, 73, 116 Margo Drive, Johnson City, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Willie Justice officiating. The Milligan Free Will Baptist Church Choir will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Monday, will be Louis Miller, Chris Allen, Clifford Street, Roger Duncan, R.C. Bennett and Johnny Leach. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:20 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hubert K. Whisner

03/08/99

   Hubert K. Whisner, 76, 706 Poplar Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, March 7, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.

   Mr. Whisner was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ollie and Mabel Carriger Whisner. He was also preceded in death by a sister.

   Mr. Whisner was a retired service station operator. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Helen Jenkins Whisner; a sister, Margie Cover, Elizabethton; two nieces, Marcie Reed and Ann Peters; a nephew, John Melton; and a brother and sister-in-law, George and Norma Melton.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WHISNER -- Graveside services for Hubert K. Whisner, 76, 706 Poplar Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Joe Sorah officiating. The Calvary Baptist Church Quartet will provide the music. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, will be Floyd Broyles, James Riddle, Larry McKinney, Julius Taylor, Albert Hyder and Orville Phillips. Friends may call at the residence or at the funeral home any time Monday. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Robin W. Forbes

03/04/99

   Robin Wayne Forbes, 59, 406 E. Mill Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.

   Mr. Forbes was a native of Carter County and the son of the late William C. '"'Bill'"' and Evelyn Lewis Forbes. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Marie Darrell Forbes, his mother-in-law and father-in-law, William Paul and Marie Solomon, and a brother-in-law, John Frazier.

   Mr. Forbes was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the ETSU Legend's Club. After high school he attended ETSU and was a Little All-American in football and signed with the Cleveland Browns. He worked as a teacher/coach at Cocke County High School and coached in Florida and also at Unaka High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors include his wife, Paula Solomon Forbes, of the home; a sister, Carolyn Forbes Frazier Pearman, Elizabethton; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Porter and Norma Jean Forbes, Douglas and Martha Forbes, Roger and Mary Forbes, all of Elizabethton, and Lloyd Klenard and Emma Forbes, Lehigh Acres, Fla.; a step-sister, Wanda Geraldine Forbes and Dred Walls, Johnson City; and special cousins, Jo and Rick Eoff, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   FORBES -- Funeral services for Robin Wayne Forbes, 59, 406 E. Mill Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Father Steven Smith and Rev. Eric Heaton officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Klenard Forbes, Lance Forbes, Joel Forbes, Todd Bowling, Terry Bowling, Joe Ramsey and Terry McKinney. Honorary pallbearers will be Lonnie Turner, David Holtsclaw, Dillard Sholes, Dr. David Freeman, Glen Ward, John Pansock, Bill Bowling, Joey Estep, Greg Estep, Derrick Hamm, Bryan Hamm, John Wallace, Mike Ramsey, Buddy Don Ramsey, Scottie Ramsey, Scott West, Tim Edwards, David Surcey, Ralph Hyder, Phil Bachman, Bill Hull and Jeff McKinney. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Bess S. Lumsden

03/04/99

   Bess Strickland Lumsden, 91, 450 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of 101 East K Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 28, 1999, at Life Care Center of Punta Gorda.

   Mrs. Lumsden was a native of Clifton, Tenn., and was the daughter of the late Dr. Robert H. and Edna Briley Strickland. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Lumsden, in 1991, and three sisters, Nora Miller, Lillian Strickland and Lockie Bell Strickland.

   Mrs. Lumsden was a 1929 graduate of Milligan College and a member of the First Christian Church of Elizabethton, where she was a Sunday school teacher and was very involved with the women's Mission and Circle work of the church. For years she and her husband, Leslie, were ardent encouragers of mission work and made a number of trips to help on the field in Haiti and Jamaica. Mrs. Lumsden made 5,000 Barbie Doll outfits for the missionaries to sell in Haiti to support their work.

   Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Denis Lumsden, Atlanta, Ga., and Paul Strickland and Vada Lumsden, Punta Gorda, Fla.; a daughter and son-in-law, Sylvia Lumsden and Richard Campbell, Stone Mountain, Ga.; and a sister, Rob McGee, Nashville. Four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   LUMSDEN -- Funeral services for Bess Strickland Lumsden, 91, 450 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda, Fla., formerly of 101 East K Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Dr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from the Men's Class of First Christian Church of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel G. Shell

03/04/99

   Mrs. Hazel G. Shell, 87, 202 Main Street, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, February 28, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Shell was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William J. and Ida Calhoun Goodson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter '"'Bud'"' Shell, in 1969, and by four sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Shell was a member of the Roan Mountain United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include several nephews and nieces including Debra F. Killen of Jonesborough.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SHELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel G. Shell, 87, 202 Main Street, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vicki Neese officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Wilbert J. Slagle

03/04/99

   Wilbert Jerry Slagle, 56, 537 E. Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, February 21, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mr. Slagle was the owner of the Big Kids Store on Elk Avenue, Elizabethton.

   A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at the Elizabethton Coffee Company, 444 East Elk Avenue, Elizabethton.

   Announcement courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

Carolyn L. Osborne

03/04/99

   Carolyn Louise Osborne, 80, of Jacksboro, formerly of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at LaFollette Medical Center.

   Carolyn was a 1st Lt. in the Womens Army Corps in World War II. Following this service, she was employed by North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton and at the time of her retirement was secretary to the plant manager. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Katherine and Bill Osborne, and two brothers-in-law, Joe Hillenbrand and Lee Schmidlin.

   Survivors include two sisters, Gladys Hillenbrand, Huntsville, Ala., and Joyce Schmidlin, Jacksboro; four nephews, Steven Hillenbrand, Knoxville, Chris Schmidlin, Caryville, Jim Hillenbrand, Wilton, N.Y., and David Schmidlin, Caryville; and a special friend, Helen Thompson.

   Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette, (423) 562-7441, is in charge of arrangements.

   OSBORNE -- Funeral services for Carolyn Louise Osborne, 80, of Jacksboro, formerly of Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton with Rev. Kenneth LaDuke officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, friends and relatives may wish to make a contribution to a charity of their choice or to the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton. Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette, is in charge of arrangements.

George Butler Jr.

03/03/99

   George Butler Jr., 65, of Mt. Clemmons, Mich., died there Monday, March 1, 1999.

   Mr. Butler was a native of Tarpon, Va., and had lived in Elizabethton for a few years before going to Michigan 40 years ago. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy.

   Mr. Butler was preceded in death by his father, George Butler Sr., a son and two sisters.

   Survivors include his wife, Ann Butler; four daughters, Sandra, Penny, Joyce and Jennie; three sons, Gary, James and George Butler III; his mother, Mrs. Delcie Butler, Elizabethton; and a sister, Mrs. Ann Depew, Elizabethton. Three aunts and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

   Funeral services and interment will be in Michigan.

   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Dr. Estill L. Caudill Jr.

03/03/99

   Dr. Estill L. Caudill Jr., 82, Pine Hill Road Extension, Elizabethton, died Monday evening, March 1, 1999, at his residence following a brief illness.

   Dr. Caudill was a native of Narrows, Va., and the son of the late Dr. E.L. Caudill Sr. and Flora Weatherly Caudill. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Bolton Caudill, October 12, 1987.

   Dr. Caudill graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in 1941. Following his internship, he entered the U.S. Army to serve during World War II. During World War II, Dr. Caudill was in the D Day invasion, the Battle of the Bulge and the crossing of the River Rhine. He was a member of the 101st Airborne and the 82nd Airborne. At the end of World War II, Dr. Caudill returned to Elizabethton and entered into the practice of family medicine.

   He had served as president of the Tennessee Academy of General Practice, the Tennessee State Board of Registration in Medicine, was the Carter County Medical Examiner for many years, and served as Medical Director of Beaunit Fibers until his retirement.

   Dr. Caudill was a member and past president of the Elizabethton Rotary Club, a former director of Citizens Bank, and a charter director of Security Federal Savings Bank. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Dr. E.L. Caudill III, Manchester, Mass.; two daughters, Anne Clifton Lewis, Guilford, Conn., and Lucy Austin, Ooltewah, Tenn.; a brother, Julian Caudill, Elizabethton; and a sister, Mary Daniel Weiss, Alexandria, Va. Six grandchildren also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAUDILL -- Funeral services for Dr. Estill L. Caudill Jr., 82, Pine Hill Road Extension, Elizabethton, who died Monday evening at his residence, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bill Carter and Dr. Ken LaDuke officiating. Music will be under the direction of David Arney, organist. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bill Hampton, David Crockett, Terry Caudill, Mitchell Lewis, Stewart Austin, Chris Austin and Roger Olson. Honorary pallbearers will be Peter Hampton, Don Tetrick, John Crockett, J.V. Beall, Dr. Sam Huddleston, John Holder and Bill Curtis. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. It is requested that memorials be made in memory of Dr. Caudill to your favorite charity or to Moody Aviation, P.O. Box 429, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Carolyn L. Osborne

03/03/99

   Carolyn Louise Osborne, 80, of Jacksboro, formerly of Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at LaFollette Medical Center.

   Carolyn was a 1st Lt. in the Womens Army Corps in World War II. Following this service, she was employed by North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton and at the time of her retirement was secretary to the plant manager. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Katherine and Bill Osborne, and two brothers-in-law, Joe Hillenbrand and Lee Schmidlin.

   Survivors include two sisters, Gladys Hillenbrand, Huntsville, Ala., and Joyce Schmidlin, Jacksboro; four nephews, Steven Hillenbrand, Knoxville, Chris Schmidlin, Caryville, Jim Hillenbrand, Wilton, N.Y., and David Schmidlin, Caryville; and a special friend, Helen Thompson.

   The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church in Elizabethton from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, prior to the services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Kenneth W. LaDuke officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, friends and relatives may wish to make a contribution to a charity of their choice or to the First United Methodist Church of Elizabethton.

   Cross Funeral Home, LaFollette, is in charge of arrangements.

James K. Buck II

03/02/99

   Dr. James K. Buck II, 36, 1008 Windridge, Kingsport, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at his residence after a brief illness.

   Dr. Buck was a native of Carter County and a son of Jim and Marie Webb Buck, Johnson City. He was a 1981 graduate of Elizabethton High School and a 1984 graduate of Milligan College. He attended the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis, and graduated in 1989. Dr. Buck completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Bowman Gray Medical Center, Winston-Salem, and completed his Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the University of Tennessee, Memphis.

   Dr. Buck was a Board Certified Allergist and had been in private practice in Kingsport. He was a member of the Colonial Heights Christian Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Marsha McNabb Buck; two sons, Kyle and Camerson Buck, of the home; a brother and sister-in-law, Devon and Jennifer Buck, Elizabethton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Amy and James Motte and Misty Buck, all of Johnson City; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Beulah Buck, Elizabethton; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles; his father-in-law, Kyle McNabb, Erwin; and a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jeff and Susan McNabb, Greeneville.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BUCK -- Funeral services for Dr. James K. Buck II, 36, 1008 Windridge, Kingsport, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Colonial Heights Christian Church with Mr. Richard A. Carpenter and Mr. Jeff Whitlock, ministers, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the East Lawn Cemetery, Kingsport. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the church at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday, and also at the East Lawn Cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, will be Dr. Gary Bush, Dr. Pat Riggins, Dr. Doug Strickland, Dr. Mike Bookout, Dr. Ed Griffin, Greg Campbell, Bobby Campbell and Gene Austin. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Charles J. Wells, Dr. Freddie Martin, Homer Nave, Keith Nave, Diana Osborne and Skip Varvel. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Dr. Buck will be placed in the church at 2 p.m. Wednesday. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Dr. Buck to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Sonrise Emmaus Community c/o Dr. Tom Bulle, 1324 Belmeade Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Thursday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy J. Carden

03/02/99

   Dorothy Jean Carden, 68, 219 High Street, Hampton, died Sunday, February 28, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Carden was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dana '"'One Boot'"' and Margaret Brumit Carden. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Peggy Campbell and Joyce Campbell, and a brother, Leslie Patton Campbell.

   Ms. Carden was a member of the Union Baptist Church, but attended Hampton First Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Joy Bells Sunday School Class. She was a retired employee of Texas Instruments.

   Survivors include her husband, Clifford D. Carden, of the home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and Kenneth Heaton, Rebecca and Terry Brumitt, all of Hampton, and Teresa and Dennis Woodring Johnson City; a son, Ronald Curtis Carden, Hampton; a sister and brother-in-law, Loraine and Conley Jones, Johnson City; four grandsons, SFC Ronald Curtis Jr., U.S. Air Force, Louisiana, David Brumitt, Kevin Heaton and Jason Brumitt, all of Hampton; three granddaughters, Kim Moore, Bluff City, Leah Thompson, Lewisburg, Tenn., and Kara Heaton, Hampton. Three great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CARDEN -- Funeral services for Dorothy Jean Carden, 68, 219 High Street, Hampton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ms. Kathy Ashburn. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be SFC Ronald Curtis Jr., David Brumitt, Kevin Heaton, Jason Brumitt, David Jones and Tim Moore. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside services. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

James L. Lingerfelt

03/02/99

   James Lester Lingerfelt, 75, 222 Massengill Place, Bluff City, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital in Elizabethton following a brief illness.

   Mr. Lingerfelt was a native of Sullivan County and a son of the late Doss and Minnie Bowman Lingerfelt. He was also preceded in death by three sons.

   Mr. Lingerfelt was a retired carpenter and was of the Free Will Baptist Faith.

   Survivors include his wife, Nancy Lingerfelt, of the home; two daughters, Dorothy Arnold, Bristol, and Carolyn Barnett, Bluff City; a son, Henry Lingerfelt, Erwin; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Worley Lingerfelt, Bristol, J.D. Lingerfelt, Mountain City, and Bobby Lingerfelt, Bristol.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements.

   LINGERFELT-- Funeral services for James Lester Lingerfelt, 75, 222 Massengill Place, Bluff City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, with Rev. Steve Hensley officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Sunrise Cemetery in Bluff City. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are requested to meet at the funeral home at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Bluff City Chapel, Bluff City, is in charge of arrangements.

Martha J. McCloud

03/02/99

   Martha Jane McCloud, 45, 1906 State Line Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital of an apparent heart attack.

   Ms. McCloud was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Joseph G. and Mildred Stout McCloud. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Larry McCloud.

   Ms. McCloud was a member of the First Christian Church of Elizabethton.

   Survivors include a son, E.W. Johns, of the home; two brothers and a sister-in-law, John McCloud, Elizabethton, and Ronnie and Vickie McCloud, Avon Lake, Ohio; a niece, Dawn Fattore; six nephews, Lance McCloud, Scott McCloud, Travis McCloud, Douglas McCloud, Trane McCloud and Richmond McCloud; four aunts, Mrs. Mattie Holtsclaw, Mrs. Dorothy Shultz, Mrs. Melba Rose Bowers and Mrs. Myrsonne McCloud; and one uncle, Zeb McCloud. Several cousins also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   McCLOUD -- Funeral services for Martha Jane McCloud, 45, 1906 State Line Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Charles L. Parker Sr.

03/02/99

   Charles L. Parker Sr., 80, formerly of 900 Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.

   Mr. Parker was a native of Healey, Kansas and had lived in Carter County most of his life. He was the son of the late C.H. and Dela Nave Parker.

   Mr. Parker was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation, Spinning Department, for 35 years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #360, the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166, and was a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was of the Baptist Faith.

   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Jr. and Margaret Parker, Elizabethton, and Kenneth Ray and Janice Parker, Jupiter, Fla.; a brother, Herman Parker, Elizabethton; and two sisters, Vera Nave, Cocoa, Fla., and Edith Spurgin, Rockledge, Fla. Three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   It was Mr. Parker's wishes to be donated to the Department of Anatomy, University of Tennessee, Memphis. Friends may call at the home of a son, Charles Parker Jr., 900 Pine Ridge Circle, Elizabethton.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel G. Shell

03/02/99

   Mrs. Hazel G. Shell, 87, 202 Main Street, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, February 28, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Shell was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late William J. and Ida Calhoun Goodson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter '"'Bud'"' Shell, in 1969, and by four sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Shell was a member of the Roan Mountain United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include several nephews and nieces including Debra F. Killen of Jonesborough.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SHELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel G. Shell, 87, 202 Main Street, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vickie Meese B.F. officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Grady M. Tester

03/02/99

   Grady M. Tester, 86, 116 H. Coggins Road, Jonesborough, died Monday, March 1, 1999, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Tester was a native of Foscoe, N.C., and a son of the late Sam and Alice Tester. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Pauline Tester, in 1998, and a brother.

   Mr. Tester was a dairy farmer. He was of the Protestant Faith.

   Survivors include three sons, Bobby Tester, Jonesborough, Roy Tester, Johnson City, and Dale Tester, Greeneville, and three daughters, Virginia Franklin, Newport, Rosalie Tester, Greeneville, and Anita Partin, Saluda, N.C. Forty-three grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive.

   Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

   TESTER-- Funeral services for Grady M. Tester, 86, 116 H. Coggins Road, Jonesborough, who died Monday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the East Chapel of Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home with Pastor James Bennett and Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be selected from friends. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline M. McMaster

03/01/99

   Mrs. Pauline Markland McMaster, 90, 1099 Rittertown Road, Hampton, died Friday, February 26, 1999, at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Fla., following a brief illness.

   Mrs. McMaster was a native of Carter County and a former resident of Murfreesboro. She was a daughter of the late Landon and Arminta Rainbolt Markland and was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Wade McMaster, in 1996, and a sister, Mrs. Blanche Cash.

   Mrs. McMaster was a member of the Rittertown Baptist Church in Hampton and a Charter Member of the Third Baptist Church in Murfreesboro. She was a former dietician at Central High School in Murfreesboro.

   Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, David and Barbara McMaster, Greenville, S.C., and James and JoAnn McMaster, Chillicothe, Ohio; two brothers, L.J. Markland Jr., Elizabethton, and Edward Markland, Crossville; and two sisters, Mrs. Florence Presson, Elizabethton, and Mrs. Edith Nave, Hampton. Three grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   McMASTER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Markland McMaster, 90, 1099 Rittertown Road, Hampton, who died Friday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 5, 1999, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Clifford Smith and Rev. Wendall Price officiating. Interment will follow in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery in Hampton. Active pallbearers will be selected. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence any time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the Rittertown Baptist Church, Rittertown Road, Hampton, TN 37658 and designate them for the Baptist Children's Home. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Kay Smith

03/01/99

   Kay "Smitty" Smith, 63, 203 Whiteway Drive, Johnson City, died Saturday, February 27, 1999, at Kennestone Hospital, Marietta, Ga.

   Mr. Smith was a native of Pardee, Va., and had been a resident of Johnson City since 1959. He was a son of the late Neut Smith and Mae Minor and was also preceded in death by a brother, Charles Minor.

   Mr. Smith was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served as a paratrooper during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. He attended East Unaka Christian Church. He was the owner of Racing Team, and was a member of the Carter County Car Club.

   Survivors include his wife, Trishia Jackson Smith; a brother, Stewart Wayne Smith, Jonesborough; and a sister, Linda Maggard, Viper, Ky.

   Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

   SMITH -- Funeral services for Kay "Smitty" Smith, 63, 203 Whiteway Drive, Johnson City, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Lamar Garrison officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with military honors provided by the Hammond Post #3, American Legion Color Guard, Kingsport. Pallbearers will be Melvyn Jackson, Randy Jackson, Cecil Scalf, Richard Arnett, Jerry Cox and members of the Carter County Car Club. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Samuel M. Benfield

03/05/99

   Samuel M. "Pete" Benfield, 81, died Saturday, February 6, 1999, at his home in Haneyville, Pa.

   Mr. Benfield was born in Ingalls, N.C., the first son of Floyd P. and Elda Ollis Benfield. He had lived much of his life in Elizabethton.

   Mr. Benfield was preceded in death by three brothers, Clyde Benfield, Leonard Benfield and Harold Benfield.

   Survivors include three sons, Robert S. Benfield, Haneyville, Pa., Samuel A. Benfield and Thomas M. Benfield, both of Reading, Pa.; a brother, Berlin Benfield, Atlanta, Ga.; and three sisters, Pauline Greer and Frankie Cornett, both of Elizabethton, and Lee Vandersteel, Alpine, N.J. Seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.

   BENFIELD -- A special memorial service for Samuel M. "Pete" Benfield, 81, of Haneyvilla, Pa., who died Saturday, February 6, 1999, will be held Saturday, March 6, at 7 p.m. at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Elizabethton for family and friends. A celebration of Sam's life and a sharing of "Pete Stories" will be held in the church fellowship hall after the services and you are invited. So bring your stories, memories and love and share with the family and other friends. Memorial gifts may be made to the Community Nursing Service Hospice, P.O. Box 904, Lockhaven, Pa. 17745.

Beatrice M. Clark

03/05/99

   Beatrice McQueen Clark, 334 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, formerly of Winston-Salem, N.C., died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Ms. Clark was a native of Johnson County and the daughter of the late Mac H. and Chelsie Robinson McQueen. She was also preceded in death by her husband, W.C. Clark Jr.

   Ms. Clark was a member of Butler Baptist Church and was a former beautician.

   Survivors include two sisters, Buna Lehman, Georgetown, Texas, and Bonnie Wagner, Butler, and a brother, Estle McQueen, Johnson City. Four nephews and three nieces also survive.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   CLARK -- Funeral services for Beatrice McQueen Clark, 334 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, formerly of Winston-Salem, N.C., who died Thursday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Douglas Ranshaw officiating. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Bonnie Wagner, 334 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

William J. Deaver

03/05/99

   William Joseph "Bill" Deaver, 53, 107 Boxwood Circle, Kingsport, died Thursday, March 4, 1999, at his residence after a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Deaver was a native of Carter County. He was an industrial painter by trade and an Army Veteran. He was of the Protestant faith.

   Mr. Deaver was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dee and Ida Campbell, and a nephew.

   Survivors include his mother, Lillian Ilene Campbell Spaid, Gray; two sisters, Joyce Ann Evans and Alla Marie Ely, both of Johnson City; one aunt, Lotus Crow, of the home; two uncles, John H. Campbell, Elizabethton, and James H. Campbell, Watauga; one nephew, Bobby Joe Daniels Jr., Gray; and one niece, Tina Marie Hoilman, Kingsport. One great-niece, one great-nephew and several cousins also survive.

   Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

   DEAVER -- Graveside services and interment for William Joseph "Bill" Deaver, 53, 107 Boxwood Circle, Kingsport, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Monte Vista Burial Park with Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. The procession will leave the funeral home at 1:40 p.m. Saturday for the graveside service. Woodall-Anderson Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Oma R. McGuire

03/05/99

   Mrs. Oma R. McGuire, 84, 8757 Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, died Wednesday, March 3, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. McGuire was a lifelong resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late John and Bessie Johnson Vance. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jacob D. McGuire, in 1982, a daughter, Connie M. Laws, three brothers and two sisters.

   Mrs. McGuire was a homemaker and a member of Lower Shell Creek Christian Church.

   Survivors include a son, James D. McGuire, Columbus, Ohio; two daughters, Gladys M. Winters, Roan Mountain, and Delores M. Moses, Richmond, Va.; a brother, Howard Vance, Roan Mountain; and a sister, Nola Shell, Roan Mountain. Nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

   McGUIRE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Oma R. McGuire, 84, 8757 Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, who died Wednesday, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Mr. Henry Reynolds and Mr. Edward Morgan officiating. Music will be by the Harmony Strings. Interment will follow in the Richardson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected. The family will receive friends at the Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends may call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

John C. Regenold

03/05/99

   John Charles Regenold, 81, 514 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, March 2, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, Mountain Home, following an extended illness.

   Mr. Regenold was a native of Aurora, Ill., and a son of the late Dorwin L. and Clara Wagner Regenold.

   Mr. Regenold graduated from Drury College, Springfield, Mo., in 1950 as a Medical Technologist. He was employed by Burge Hospital, Springfield, Mo., from 1950 until 1955, and was employed at Blessing Hospital, Quincy, Ill., from 1955 until 1957. He was the Chief Technologist at the University of Tennessee Hospital, Knoxville, from 1957 to 1959.

   Mr. Regenold came to Carter County Memorial Hospital where he set up the Laboratory. He was Lab Supervisor from 1959 until 1984. He was the First Person to receive the '"'Frist Award'"' from Carter County Memorial Hospital in 1979 as the Outstanding Employee of the Year.

   He was an Army Veteran of World War II and received the Purple Heart after being wounded in Action. He was a former member of the American Legion and a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church of Elizabethton.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Weaver Regenold; a daughter, Linda Regenold, Knoxville; three sons, Robert Regenold and James Regenold, both of Elizabethton, and David Regenold, Tempe, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Nathaniel, Jonathan, Rey and Nicky Regenold; and one aunt, Mrs. Elva Moran, Riverside, Calif.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   REGENOLD -- Graveside services for John Charles Regenold, 81, 514 Allen Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, with Chaplain Carlton Fuller officiating. Interment will follow the service. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Regenold to the Humane Society or the American Heart Association. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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