April 1999 Obituaries

Crawford Barnett

04/30/99

   Crawford Barnett, 79, 359 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, died Thursday, April 29, 1999, at Cannon Memorial Hospital, Banner Elk, N.C., following an illness.

   Mr. Barnett was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charlie and Minnie Cox Barnett. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Brownlow Barnett, and six sisters, Mildred Barnett, Elizabeth Barnett Tipton, Mary Barnett Miller, Frances Barnett Greer, Ruth Barnett Greer and Daisy Barnett.

   Mr. Barnett was a faithful member of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church and a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation after 36 years in the 2nd Unit Spinning Department. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, World War II, Pacific Theatre.

   Survivors include his wife, Marie Greer Barnett, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Patsy Barnett, Johnson City, and Stephen and Gilda Barnett, Roan Mountain; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Wilma Barnett, Johnson City; three sisters, Crystal Barnett Jarrett and Grace Barnett Stockton, both of Roan Mountain, and Mae Barnett Willis, Mountain City; two granddaughters, Rachel Barnett, Johnson City, and Mendy Barnett, Roan Mountain; two grandsons and their wives, Nyle and Nicole Barnett, Roan Mountain, and Aaron and Kelli Barnett, Johnson City; and a special nephew, Fred Martin, Johnson City. Several other nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BARNETT -- Funeral services for Crawford Barnett, 79, 359 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Burbank Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Richard Blevins officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greer Cemetery in Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be selected from nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Burbank Free Will Baptist Church and family, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Burbank Free Will Baptist Church or at the residence, 359 Burbank Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.



Virginia F. Rice

04/30/99

   Virginia Farthing Rice, 85, 19385 Bethel Road, Abingdon, Va., died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.

   Mrs. Rice was a native of Blountville and a graduate of Cleveland High School, Virginia Intermont College and Radford University. She also did graduate work at University of Virginia and William & Mary. She was a retired school teacher of the Washington County, Va. School System and a member of various church and community organizations. She was a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church, where she was organist, pianist and Sunday School secretary/treasurer for many years. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Washington County Association for Family/Community Education.

   Survivors include her husband, C.M. Rice; a son, Charles Rice, Abingdon, Va.; two daughters, Rachel Dixon, Fayetteville, N.C., and Susan Sepulveda, Chesapeake, Va.; a sister, Susan Bullock, Elizabethton; and a brother, Donald Farthing, Lexington, N.C. Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bethel Presbyterian Church with Rev. Robert S. Thornton officiating. Interment will be in the Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery.

   Campbell Funeral Home, Abingdon, Va., is in charge of arrangements.


Patricia A. Scott

04/30/99

   Patricia Ann Scott, 30, 1545 Kingsport Highway, Greeneville, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Ms. Scott was a native of Morristown and the daughter of Carrie Richardson Dugger, Elizabethton, and the late Dallas Dugger.

   Ms. Scott was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include five brothers, Dennis Birchfield, Elizabethton, Ronnie Dugger, Darrell Dugger, Eugene Dugger and Charles Dugger, all of Morristown; one aunt, Betty Sue Oliver, Hampton; and three uncles, Byrle Richardson and Isaac Richardson, Johnson City, and Guy D. Richardson, Morristown.

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

   SCOTT -- Funeral services for Patricia Ann Scott, 30, 1545 Kingsport Highway, Greeneville, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Joseph Sorah and Rev. Norman Loveless officiating. Interment will follow at Combs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of her aunt, Betty Sue Oliver, Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Denver M. Blevins

04/29/99

   Denver Malcolm "Doc" Blevins, 84, 119 S. 8th Street, Watauga, died Wednesday, April 28, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Blevins was a native and lifelong resident of Watauga and a son of the late Henry Allen and Lilly Belle Feathers Blevins. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.

   Mr. Blevins was employed as a Heavy Equipment Operator with Summers-Taylor for 44 years. He was a member of Watauga Christian Church, where he was a former deacon and had served as Chairman of Deacons.

   Survivors include his wife, Lilly Helen Hayes Blevins, of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Barbara Blevins, of the home, and Penny and Dale McCracken, Watauga; a sister and brother-in-law, Bertha and Howard Trent, Central Community; three grandchildren, Celena Rasnake, Gray, Eric McCracken, Piney Flats, and Janella Laughren, Boones Creek; a great-granddaughter, Miraia Rasnake, Gray; a special friend, Charles Henry Berry, Elizabethton; and special cousins, Mildred and Brown Phipps, Watauga. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BLEVINS -- Funeral services for Denver Malcolm "Doc" Blevins, 84, 119 S. 8th Street, Watauga, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Morris-Baker South Chapel with Mr. Tony Duncan officiating. Interment will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Saturday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Watauga Christian Church, Mr. Blevins' nephews and great-nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.


Earl R. Bowers Sr.

04/28/99

   Earl Ralph Bowers Sr., 83, Alexander Apartments, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Bowers was a native of Johnson County and had lived most of his life in Carter County. He was a son of the late John L. Sr. and Ida N. Reece Bowers and was also preceded in death by his wife, Edith Fair Bowers, in October 1975, and a sister, Nelle Lubbs.

   Mr. Bowers was a retired employee of American Bemberg Corporation with 38 years of service and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Post #49, the Elizabethton Senior Citizens and a member of First Christian Church.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Ralph Jr. and Carol Bowers, Elizabethton; a daughter and son-in-law, Susann B. and Richard Bowling, Elizabethton; two grandsons, David B. Bowers and Richard Bowling, both of Elizabethton; three great-grandchildren; a brother, John L. Bowers Jr., Elizabethton; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Bowers, Elizabethton, and Mrs. Berniece B. Oglesby, Johnson City; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Mrs. Mary Archer and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fine, all of Elizabethton.

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

   BOWERS -- Funeral services for Earl Ralph Bowers Sr., 83, Alexander Apartments, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Phil Poston and Mr. David Chapman officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Carol Bowers, organist, and Rev. Phil Poston, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Masonic Garden Section at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Smith, Eddie Garland, David Shields, Vaughn Brumit, Walter L. Heaton, Sam Ellis Jr. and Larry Burrow. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Manning, Frank Head, Richard Gray, Kenny Carter, Mack Bennett, Jimmy Shell, The Men's Bible Class of First Christian Church, The Darold White Sunday School Class of First Free Will Baptist Church, the Professional Staff of C-1 V.A. Medical Center, Mountain Home, and friends of Alexander Apartments. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his son, Ralph Bowers Jr., 174 Southgate Drive, Elizabethton, any time. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Elizabethton Senior Citizens Center. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Vada Arnett

04/26/99

   Mrs. Vada Arnett, 83, 202 Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Saturday, April 24, 1999, in the Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Arnett was a native of Avery County, N.C., and had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of the late Arthur and Belle McGuire Mann. Mrs. Arnett was a member of Zion Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Archie Arnett, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Richard Ray and Barbara Arnett, Elizabethton; three grandchildren: Richard Todd Arnett and Mark Shannon Arnett, both of Elizabethton; and Tammy Gardner, Lancaster, S.C.; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

   ARNETT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Vada Arnett, 83, 202 Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 25, 1999, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. C.W. Snodgrass officiating. Music will be by Melissa Green, soloist, and David Arney, organist. Graveside service and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Mann, Jimmy Mann, Jerry Mann, Jack Mann, Clyde Hodge, Leon Perry and Tony McKeehan. Honorary pallbearers will be Bud McKeehan, Ted McKeehan, Terry McKeehan, Bobby McKeehan, Jackie McKeehan, Wayne Gardner, Joe Emmert, Bobby Rose, Eddie Kinser, Allen Kinser and Danny Kinser. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Friends may call at the residence of Richard Arnett, 206 Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, at anytime. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert C. Brewer

04/26/99

   Robert Charles Brewer, 42, 429 West G Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 25, 1999, at his residence after an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, Mr. Brewer was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie Campbell Stevens.

   He was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of Rittertown Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his father and stepmother, Carl and Linda Brewer, Bluff City; four half-sisters, Pam Stevens and Jennifer Campbell, both of Hampton, Teresa Lawson, Maryville, and Sharon Joyner, Bluff City; eight half-brothers, Chris Stevens, William Stevens, Walter Stevens and Hershel Stevens, Jr., all of Hampton, Gary Campbell, Roan Mountain, Richard Taylor, Kingsport, Steven Brewer, Bluff City, and Mike Taylor; several nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts, and a special friend, Hilda.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

   BREWER - Funeral services for Robert Charles Brewer, 42, 429 West G Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Haynes officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday will be Donald Brewer, Steven Brewer, Richard Taylor, Steve Lawson, David Joyner, and Gary Campbell. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in 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 the arrangements.

Robert L. Gourley

04/26/99

   Robert Lee Gourley, 83, 157 Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, died Friday, April 23, 1999, at the Johnson City Medical Center, following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Gourley was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late James C. and Ida Forbes Gourley. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

   He was retired from the Johnson City Medical Center as chief of security. Mr. Gourley was a 1935 graduate of Happy Valley High School. He was a World War II and Korean Army veteran and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Mr. Gourley was a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Caroline Cox Gourley, several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews.

   Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home (928-6111) is in charge of arrangements.

   GOURLEY -- Funeral services for Robert Lee Gourley, 83, 157 Rockhouse Road, Johnson City, who died Friday, April 23, 1999, will be held Monday, April 26, 1999, at 8 p.m. from the East Chapel of the Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chad Rittenhouse officiating. Graveside committal services will be held Tuesday, April 27, 1999, at 10 a.m. in the Mausoleum at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Entombment will follow. Those planning to attend the committal services are to meet at the cemetery by 9:50 a.m. Tuesday. Active pallbearers, who are requested to be at the funeral home by 7:45 p.m. Monday are D.H. Byrd, Freddie Davis, Victor Duncan, Mack Lewis, Bill Tester, and Tony Benedetto. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Michael Grossrode, Ralph McKinney, Ed McKinney, Ralph Edens, Claude Tester and Jeff Street. The body remains in the chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home (928-6111), 800 East Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Alan D. Walls

04/26/99

   Alan Dave Walls, 40, 134 Cuyler Wilee Road, died Friday, April 23, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Walls was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City. He was a son of the late William J. and Mary Belle Willard Walls.

   Mr. Walls was a self-employed electronics technician and sound reinforcement engineer. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Mr. Walls was a member of the Johnson City Orchestra for a number of years.

   Survivors include his wife, Susan Walls; three brothers, Roy Willard Walls, Jerry Ray Walls and Glen Kenneth Walls, all of Johnson City; three nieces and two nephews.

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

   WALLS -- Memorial services for Alan Dave Walls, 40, 134 Cuyler Wilee Road, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Special music will be provided by Betty Burleson. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Center, 525 Sells Avenue, Johnson City, TN 37604. Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma B. Holland

04/23/99

   Thelma Burrough Holland, 69, 910 Nave Street, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Holland was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Hobart M. Sr. and Mamie Chambers Burrough. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William A. Holland, in 1961, a brother, H.M. "June" Burrough Jr., and a sister, Jeana Dugger.

   Mrs. Holland was a member of Borderview Christian Church and a former employee of Raymond's Restaurant and T.P.I.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Karen Holland, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two granddaughters, Katie and Allison Holland, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; four sisters, Ruth Proffitt and Susie Warren, both of Elizabethton, Grace Cassell, Salina, Kan., and Faye Laflamme, Las Vegas, Nev.; and six brothers, Jack Burrough, Carl Burrough, John Burrough, Jim Burrough and Steve Burrough, all of Elizabethton, and Walter "Bud" Burrough, Lewisville, Texas. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   HOLLAND -- Graveside services for Thelma Burrough Holland, 69, 910 Nave Street, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Emmert Cemetery with Mr. Dave Wolfe, minister, officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews and Curt Emmert. The family will receive friends any time at the residence of a sister, Susie Warren, 134 Hughes Road, Watauga, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Rev. Lucian "Tiny" Lawson

04/23/99

   Rev. Lucian "Tiny" Lawson, 78, 1205 Hillside Drive, Elizabethton, died Thursday, April 22, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Rev. Lawson was a native of Hancock County, Tenn., and the son of the late William E. and Virginia Herrin Lawson. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters and several nieces and nephews.

   Rev. Lawson had made his home in Elizabethton for the last 45 years. He was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ and a retired employee of Tri-State/Inland Containers, Inc. He was also a pastor for the past 45 years, serving in various churches in the area.

   Survivors include his wife, Celesta Pearl Barrett Lawson, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, E.L. and Jeanie Lawson, Tampa, Fla., and Bill Lawson, Elizabethton; two daughters, Frances McCloud, Kingsport, and Patricia McKinney, Elizabethton; two brothers, Earl Lawson and Ransome Lawson, both of Rogersville; a sister-in-law, Ruby Barrett of California; two brothers-in-law, Victor Barrett and Arnie Barrett, both of Surgoinsville; and seven grandchildren, Keith, Dustin and Matthew Lipford, all of Piney Flats, Darby, Carrie and Matthew Lawson, all of Tampa, Fla., and Brittany Lawson, Elizabethton. Five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   LAWSON -- Funeral services for Rev. Lucian "Tiny" Lawson, 78, 1205 Hillside Drive, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Lester Crawford and Rev. Edward Davis officiating. Music will be under the direction of Louella Miller and Rev. Edward Davis. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Virgil Mauk, J.E. Mauk, Tim Street, Jesse Lane, Jeff Necessary and Jimmy Barrett. Honorary pallbearers will be F.D. Hanson, Walter Berry, Terry Carver, Tim Carver, Victor Barrett, Dr. Christopher Sholes, Dillard Sholes, Lawrence Hodge, Rev. Tony Oliver and Dr. Richard Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family would like to express a special thanks to Advance Home Health Care, Superior Home Health Care and the Nursing Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Thelma B. Holland

04/22/99

   Thelma Burrough Holland, 69, 910 Nave Street, Elizabethton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, April 21, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Holland was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Hobart M. Sr. and Mamie Chambers Burrough. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William A. Holland, in 1961, a brother, H.M. "June" Burrough Jr., and a sister, Jeana Dugger.

   Mrs. Holland was a member of Borderview Christian Church and a former employee of Raymond's Restaurant and T.P.I.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Karen Holland, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two granddaughters, Katie and Allison Holland, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; four sisters, Ruth Proffitt and Susie Warren, both of Elizabethton, Grace Cassell, Salina, Kan., and Faye Laflamme, Las Vegas, Nev.; and six brothers, Jack Burrough, Carl Burrough, John Burrough, Jim Burrough and Steve Burrough, all of Elizabethton, and Walter "Bud" Burrough, Lewisville, Texas. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge.


Ada M. Morrell

04/22/99

   Mrs. Ada M. Morrell, 94, 613 S. Roan Street, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, April 21, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Morrell was a native of Sullivan County and had lived in Carter County for 45 years. She was a daughter of the late Robert and Lizza Self Nelson and was also preceded in death by a son, Earl Morrell, a sister, Norma Faye Morrell, and by several brothers.

   Mrs. Morrell was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include four sons, Howard Morrell, Jonesborough, William "Bill" Morrell, Blountville, Claude Morrell, Elizabethton, and Paul Morrell, Hampton; six daughters, Mary Lee Coleman and Nell Reed, both of Elizabethton, Fairy Crumley, Bluff City, Louise Mable Maney, Cherokee, N.C., Mona Turner, Hickory, N.C., and Rose Foster, Auburn, Ky.; a special grandson, Keith Morrell, Elizabethton; and a sister, Nancy Perry, Bluff City. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren also survive.

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

   MORRELL -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ada M. Morrell, 94, 613 S. Roan Street, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Rick Shelton officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Morning View Cemetery, Bluff City. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the home of Barbara Widner, 1185 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton, any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Mildred C. Rowe

04/22/99

   Mildred Christine Rowe, 68, 119 Little Doe Lane, Hampton, died Tuesday, April 21, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   Miss Rowe was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Rev. Landon and Ida Collins Rowe.

   Miss Rowe was a retired Secretary for the former Nick Carter Furniture Company. She was a member of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Edwards, Tuscola, Texas, and two sisters-in-law, Grace Rowe, Goldon, Colo., and Viola Rowe, Johnson City. Several nieces, nephews and cousins and a special friend, Roy Gouge, also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   ROWE -- Funeral services for Mildred Christine Rowe, 68, 119 Little Doe Lane, Hampton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Sam Ferguson officiating. The Little Doe Quartet will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday in the Simerly-Collins Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be cousins. Honorary pallbearers will be Rev. Sam Ferguson and the men of Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Beatrice V. Williams

04/22/99

   Mrs. Beatrice V. "Bea" Williams, 91, 1100 Lynndale Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Williams was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Robert H. and Addie Mae Vaught Sheffield. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Williams, in 1983, a son, Robert Mitchell, in 1956, and a daughter, Ettalee Lockington, in 1988.

   Mrs. Williams was a former resident of Piney Flats and Lima, Ohio. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

   Survivors include three sons, David M. Mitchell, Nashville, Billy Joe Mitchell, Elizabethton, and Thomas A. Mitchell, Panama City, Fla.; a daughter, Betty Jean Broyles, Elizabethton; two sisters, Flora Hale, Greenville, S.C., and Beulah Crowell, Fayetteville, N.C.; and special friends, Ruth Miller and Flo Barnett, both of Elizabethton. Six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice V. "Bea" Williams, 91, 1100 Lynndale Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Joe Sorah and Dr. Ray Sorrells officiating. Music will be by Carolyn Sheffield, organist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Pleasant, Clarence Sheffield, Gary Wayne Sheffield, Richard Tittle, Jimmy Crowell, Jack Miller, Bill Miller, Roy Childers, Paul Stout, Albert Hyder and Steve Vanhoy. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church, 225 N. Holly Lane, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Grace L. Miller


04/21/99

   Mrs. Grace L. "Dood" Miller, 73, 138 Bowman Road, Apt. #16, Johnson City, died Monday, April 19, 1999, at Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Miller was a lifelong resident of Carter County and a daughter of the late Charles B. and Martha Grindstaff Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Miller, in 1986, and by two brothers and two sisters.

   Mrs. Miller was a homemaker and a member of Fork Mountain Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son, Randy Miller, Hampton; a daughter, Shirley Jean Bowman, Galax, Va.; three sisters, Melba T. Ingram, Elizabethton, Jean Abbott, Awassi, Okla., and Peggy T. McCracken, Johnson City; a brother, Joe S. Taylor, Johnson City; a grandson, Andy Miller, Hampton; and a great-grandson, Austin Paul Miller, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   MILLER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Grace L. "Dood" Miller, 73, 138 Bowman Road, Apt. #16, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Elgin Berry officiating. Music will be by Kay Walters, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Miller Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Hill, Tony Street, Jack Street, David Street, Randy Hill and Joe Hill. Honorary pallbearers will be friends. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 9:50 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 also call at the residence of her son, Randy Miller, 615 4th Avenue, Hampton, any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Mildred C. Rowe

04/21/99

   Mildred Christine Rowe, 68, Little Doe Lane, Hampton, died Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.


Kathryn S. Buchanan

04/20/99

   Kathryn Sholes Buchanan, 77, of Knoxville, formerly of Johnson City, died Saturday, April 17, 1999 at The University of Tennessee Medical Center.

   Mrs. Buchanan was preceded in death by her husband, Fred S. Buchanan Sr., and a daughter, Ann Buchanan Thomas.

   Survivors include two daughters, Emily B. Thomas, Nashville, and Janie K. Hankal, Knoxville; three sons, Fred S. "Butch" Buchanan Jr., Greer, S.C., Jerry M. Buchanan and Joe T. Buchanan, both of the home; and three sisters, Virginia Meachum, Elizabethton, Jean Brooks, Maryville, and Mary Rose, Miami, Fla. Eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren also survive.

   Funeral services and interment were held Monday in Johnson City.

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


Billy Joe Markland

04/20/99

   Billy Joe Markland, 30, Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident Sunday evening.

   Mr. Markland was a native of Carter County and a son of Iva Lee Hill Markland, Roan Mountain, and the late Gurney Markland. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Herman and William Markland, and a sister, Faye Campbell.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Lesha Markland, Elizabethton; two sons, Billy Joe Robert Markland and Brandon Markland, both of Elizabethton; two step-sons, Joseph and Jeffery Wilson, both of Elizabethton; three step-daughters, Jessica, Erica and Amanda Wilson, all of Elizabethton; four brothers, Robert Markland and James Markland, both of Roan Mountain, Ross Markland and Eddie Markland, both of Hampton; and five sisters, Margaret Whitehead, Mary Parlier and Kelly Reece, all of Elizabethton, Brenda Garland, Hampton, and Ida Jean Lyons, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   MARKLAND -- Funeral services for Billy Joe Markland, 30, Honeycutt Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Perry Markland officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jackie Morgan, soloist. Interment will follow in the Moreland Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Jackie Wilson, Roger Whitehead, Sonny Parlier, Terry Mann, Troy Bennett and David Parlier. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of his mother, Iva Lee Markland, Smith Branch Road, Roan Mountain, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.


Virginia M. Robbins

04/20/99

   Mrs. Virginia M. Robbins, 72, of Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a long illness.

   Mrs. Robbins was a native of Pleasant Hill, Tenn., and had lived in Carter County for the past 20 years. She was a daughter of the late James J. and Bessie Melton Randolph and was also preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Y. Robbins.

   Mrs. Robbins was a homemaker and a member of the Hunter First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two sons, Alvis Lynn Robbins, Kingsport, and Thomas James Robbins, Gun Barrel City, Texas; a sister, Lorene Steele, Cincinnati, Ohio; and special friends, Stanley and Roxanne Smith, Elizabethton, and Susan Dykes, Kingsport. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   ROBBINS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Virginia M. Robbins, 72, of Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Dr. Dennis Deese, minister, officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Sue Bowers, pianist. Active pallbearers will be Stanley Smith, Edwin Proffitt, David Grindstaff, Larry Stout, Bill Hensley and Terry Ham. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Mary M. Oaks

04/20/99

   Mary Maude Townsend Oaks, 71, 416 Field Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Holston Valley Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Oaks was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Azor Vestal and Melinda Adeline Austin Townsend. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Casey H. Oaks, January 25, 1984; four brothers, Walter Townsend, Carl Townsend, John Townsend and Leonard Townsend; a sister, Merle Wilson; and a son-in-law, Terry Blevins.

   Mrs. Oaks was a member of West Side Christian Church and an employee of the Dietary Department at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Survivors include a son, David Matthew Oaks, Elizabethton; two daughters, Cirie Blevins and Meslissa Oaks, both of Elizabethton; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Terry Dale and Shon Blevins, Elizabethton; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Amy and Kevin Collins, Elizabethton; a great-grandson, Brandon Dale Blevins, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Ruth Peters and Wanda Lyons, both of Elizabethton, and Stella Potter, Ross, Ohio. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   OAKS -- Funeral services for Mary Maude Townsend Oaks, 71, 416 Field Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. James D. Curtis and Mr. Greg Key, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of David Arney, organist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Meredith, Jim Barnes, Ted Hamilton, Tony Hyder, Jimmy Townsend and Greg Lyons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Charles Wells, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Physicians and Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Physicians and Staff of Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Elders and Deacons of West Side Christian Church, the Fellowship Class of West Side Christian Church and the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the West Side Christian Church (Building or Paving Fund), 1307 West G Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the American Heart Association (The Mended Heart Foundation), 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Farlen D. Ward

04/20/99

   Farlen Dale Ward, 44, #8 Mistletoe Court, Johnson City, died unexpectedly Monday, April 19, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital.

   Mr. Ward was a native of Washington County and the son of James E. and Mary Jo Johnson Ward of Gray.

   Mr. Ward was a member of Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ and a retired employee of the V.A. Medical Center. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Commander of D.A.V. Chapter #9 of Johnson City, and a member of the American Legion. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in the Vietnam Conflict.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his wife, Peggy Sue Tibbs Ward, of the home; two sons, Arvin M. Ward, Jonesborough, and Christopher Dale Ward, of the home; a daughter, Amanda Sue Ward, of the home; two brothers, Darrell Ward and Dwayne Ward, both of Gray; a sister, Judy Archer, Johnson City; and his maternal grandmother, Ona Johnson, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   WARD -- Funeral services for Farlen Dale Ward, 44, #8 Mistletoe Court, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ with Rev. Donny Reagan officiating. Music will be under the direction of Harry Reagan. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Military Honors will be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be Rocky Ward, Phil Goulds, George Hamblen, Tim Mullins, Daniel Nunley and Jim Whitson. 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 the Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Jonathan "Mike" Pierce


04/19/99

   Jonathan "Mike" Pierce, 46, 473 Watauga Road, Watauga, died Saturday, April 17, 1999, at his residence following a brief illness.

   Mr. Pierce was a native of Carter County and a son of the late James W. and Reba Farmer Pierce.

   Mr. Pierce was an electrician at Johnson City Medical Center and a member of the International Brotherhood Electrical Workers #934 of Blountville. He was a member of Moose Lodge #360 and the Woodmen of the World. He was a member of Southside Christian Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Janie Thomason Pierce, of the home; a daughter, Nikki Pierce, Watauga; a brother, Dayton Pierce, Bluff City; and three sisters, Shirley Buckles, Elizabethton, Jo Ann Kline, Nashville, and Brenda Pearson, Scottsdale, Ariz. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   PIERCE -- Funeral services for Jonathan "Mike" Pierce, 46, 473 Watauga Road, Watauga, who died Saturday, will be held at 8 p.m. Monday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Michael Koruschak, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Southside Christian Church Singers. The family requests in lieu of flowers that a donation be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Mrs. Helen Wilson, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Mary M. Oaks


04/19/99

   Mary Maude Townsend Oaks, 71, 416 Field Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 18, 1999, at Holston Valley Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Oaks was a native of Washington County and a daughter of the late Azor Vestal and Melinda Adeline Austin Townsend. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Casey H. Oaks, January 25, 1984; four brothers, Walter Townsend, Carl Townsend, John Townsend and Leonard Townsend; a sister, Merle Wilson; and a son-in-law, Terry Blevins.

   Mrs. Oaks was a member of West Side Christian Church and an employee of the Dietary Department at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Survivors include a son, David Matthew Oaks, Elizabethton; two daughters, Cirie Blevins and Melissa Oaks, both of Elizabethton; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Terry Dale and Shon Blevins, Elizabethton; a granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Amy and Kevin Collins, Elizabethton; a great-grandson, Brandon Dale Blevins, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Ruth Peters and Wanda Lyons, both of Elizabethton, and Stella Potter, Ross, Ohio. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   OAKS -- Funeral services for Mary Maude Townsend Oaks, 71, 416 Field Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. James D. Curtis and Mr. Greg Key, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of David Arney, organist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be David Meredith, Jim Barnes, Ted Hamilton, Tony Hyder, Jimmy Townsend and Greg Lyons. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Charles Wells, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Physicians and Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Physicians and Staff of Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center, Elders and Deacons of West Side Christian Church, the Fellowship Class of West Side Christian Church and the Carter County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the West Side Christian Church (Building or Paving Fund), 1307 West G Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or to the American Heart Association (The Mended Heart Foundation), 208 Sunset Drive, Suite 356, Johnson City, TN 37604. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Renes D. Harmon

04/16/99

   Renes D. Harmon, 69, 183 Main Street, Butler, died Wednesday, April 14, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Harmon was a native of Avery County, N.C., and the son of the late Will and Winnie Lewis Harmon. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Eunice Harmon, Bronsky Harmon and Ronis Harmon, a sister, Lillian Coffey, and a nephew, Gene Harmon.

   Mr. Harmon was a retired carpenter with J.I. Cornett Construction Company.

   Survivors include his wife, Martha Dugger Harmon, of the home; three daughters, Bea Montgomery and Sharon Helbert, both of Elizabethton, and Penny Guy, Johnson City; a son, Tony Harmon, Mountain City; two brothers, Burl Harmon, Morganton, N.C., and Wallace Harmon, Lowell, Mass.; two sisters, Deloris Wakeford and Wilma Harmon, both of Morganton, N.C.; seven grandchildren, Brian Montgomery and Vince Helbert Jr., both of Elizabethton, Justin Harmon, Josh Harmon and Jessica Arnold, all of Mountain City, Jennifer Crowe and Rebecca Barlow, both of Johnson City; and two great-grandchildren, Morgan Crowe and Dillan Barlow, both of Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   HARMON -- Funeral services for Renes D. Harmon, 69, 183 Main Street, Butler, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Piney Grove Church of Christ, Butler, with Mr. Dean Estep, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Piney Grove Church of Christ Choir. Interment will follow in the Piney Grove Church of Christ Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Counce Guy, Vincent Helbert, Terry Montgomery, Jackie Dugger, Robert Barlow and Gregory Crowe. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Richardson, Bob Cable, Clyde Jenkins, Wayne Harmon, Silas Tester, Leo Humphrey, Ted Harmon, Truman Dugger, Dewey Dugger, Joseph Dugger, Milton Dugger, Earl Dugger, Rod Smith, Jerry Smith and Eddie Clawson. A Special Thank You to Wings Flight Crew, Johnson City Medical Center Emergency Department and Staff and Dr. Mark Woodard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 183 Main Street, Butler, any time. Those who prefer may make donations to the American Diabetes Foundation, 4004 Hillsboro Road, Suite B-216, Nashville, TN 37215. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Cordie E. Hughes

04/16/99

   Cordie Edwards Hughes, 90, 5480 Comet Place, Granite Falls, N.C., died Thursday, April 15, 1999, at Valdese General Hospital, Valdese, N.C.

   Mrs. Hughes was a native of Glen Aire, N.C., and the daughter of the late Sherman and Errie Hughes Edwards. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fairbanks Hughes, a son, James Baughn Hughes, a daughter, Candace Keever, and a granddaughter, Sandra Hendrix.

   Survivors include three granddaughters and four great-granddaughters.

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

   HUGHES -- Graveside services for Cordie Edwards Hughes, 90, 5480 Comet Place, Granite Falls, N.C., who died Thursday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Monte Vista Burial Park, Johnson City, with Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Danny D. Guinn

04/15/99

   Danny Dale "Blue" Guinn, 42, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton, died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Guinn was a native of Carter County and a son of Judy Lunceford, Hampton.

   Mr. Guinn was retired due to disability as a construction worker and was a U.S. Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sons, Jeremiah Guinn, Elizabethton, and Joshua Guinn of Maryland; a daughter, Katie Guinn of Maryland; three brothers, Terry Guinn of Texas, David Guinn and Donnie Guinn, both of Elizabethton; seven sisters and three brothers-in-law, Katie and Don Banner, Rose and Bobby Arnett, Wanda Lunceford, Louise Townsend and Peggy Lambert, all of Hampton, Patsy and Gary Carr, Memphis, and JoAnn Gillispie, Beckley, W. Va.; and a granddaughter, Madison Guinn, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   GUINN -- Funeral services for Danny Dale "Blue" Guinn, 42, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Coonse officiating. Charlie Whitehead and Kathy Whitehead will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Holly Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday, will be Randy Whitehead, Joe Whitehead, Jeff Whitehead, Wilbur Ellis, William Whitehead, Ray Little, Johnny Ferguson, Jack Whitehead, Roger Gillispie and Rodney Gillispie. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister and brother-in-law, Katie and Don Banner, 121 Tilson Avenue, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Alalynn J. Tate

04/15/99

   Alalynn Jessee Tate, 89, of Birmingham, Ala., died Tuesday, April 13, 1999, at Saint Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham.

   Mrs. Tate was a resident of Galleria Woods Retirement Center in Birmingham and a former resident of Haleyville, Ala., and Elizabethton. She was a native of Russell County, Va., and a member of the Haleyville Methodist Church.

   Mrs. Tate was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Tate.

   Survivors include a daughter, Marilyn Tate Witte, Gulf Shores, Ala.; a brother, Marshall B. Jessee, Tampa, Fla.; and two granddaughters, Brenda Stephenson and Lori Taylor, both of Birmingham, Ala. Four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Funeral services and interment will be held Saturday in Lebanon, Va.

   Lebanon Funeral Home, Birmingham, Ala., (703) 889-1212, is in charge of arrangements.

Kathryn M. Ukele

04/14/99

   Mrs. Kathryn May Ukele, 76, 110 Renee Drive, Johnson City, formerly of Bluefield Avenue, Lynnwood Apartments, Elizabethton, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at her residence following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Ukele was a native of Mishawaka, Ind., and had been a resident of this area since 1974. She was a daughter of the late Ira and Ava Belle McKinstry Holderman and was also preceded in death by her husband, Otto Carl Ukele Sr., in 1998, and a brother.

   Survivors include three daughters, Ava Cooper, Judy Kilian and Carol Garland, all of Johnson City; a son, Otto Carl Ukele Jr., Johnson City; two sisters, Betty Halasi, Niles, Mich., and Phyllis Jerris, Port Charlotte, Fla.; and two brothers, Arthur Holderman, Osceola, Ind., and James Holderman, Saginaw, Mich. Thirteen grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   UKELE -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Kathryn May Ukele, 76, 110 Renee Drive, Johnson City, formerly of Bluefield Avenue, Lynnwood Apartments, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with A.V.A. Protestant Chaplain officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who prefer to make memorial contributions may do so to the American Cancer Society, 101 Fountain Place, STE 1-E, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

James A. Bradley

04/13/99

   James A. "Jim" Bradley, 76, 711 West "E" Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, April 12, 1999, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home following a short illness.

   Mr. Bradley was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Alfred T. and Hattie Legg Bradley. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn Webb Bradley, in 1979, and by three sisters.

   Mr. Bradley was a retired heavy equipment operator with the City of Elizabethton. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and a volunteer at the Veterans Hospital at Mountain Home. He was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church and a member of the Chancel Choir and the Fellowship Sunday School Class.

   Survivors include a son, Richard James Bradley, Elizabethton; a daughter, Brenda Jones, Canton, Ga.; four sisters, Helen Jack, Elizabethton, Edna Perry, Tampa, Fla., Virginia Allen of Florida, and Verna McLain, Knoxville; a grandson, Wesley Bradley, Elizabethton; and two granddaughters, Erin Bradley, Elizabethton, and Jaimie Jones, Canton, Ga. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BRADLEY -- Funeral services for James A. "Jim" Bradley, 76, 711 West "E" Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Ken LaDuke and Rev. Bill Carter officiating. Music will be by the Chancel Choir of First United Methodist Church. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Last Supper section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Paul Hodge, Phil Vandeventer, Dave Wortman, Bill Miller, Wesley Bradley, Dean Perry, John L. Bowers and David Austin. Honorary pallbearers will be the Chancel Choir and the Fellowship Class of First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Choir Fund, First United Methodist Church, 323 East "E" Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral chapel at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Willie M. Bulman

04/13/99

   Willie Mae Bulman, 89, of Johnson City, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Lakebridge Health Care Center, Johnson City.

   Mrs. Bulman was a native of Bluefield, Va., and the daughter of the late Noah and Lorenda Buchanan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bulman, four brothers and three sisters.

   Mrs. Bulman was a homemaker. She attended Antioch Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a sister, Ruth Huffine, Elizabethton, and several nieces and nephews.

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

   BULMAN -- Graveside services and interment for Willie Mae Bulman, 89, of Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Monte Vista Burial Park with Rev. E.W. Barnes officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests friends make a memorial contribution to a charity of their choice. The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Louis D. Ingram

04/13/99

   Louis D. Ingram, 62, 163 Buck Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Sloop Memorial Hospital, Crossnore, N.C.

   Mr. Ingram was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Virgil and Rhea Gray Ingram. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Julia Woods Ingram, and a brother, Gerald Ingram.

   Mr. Ingram was of the Baptist faith and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors include three sons, Tim Ingram, Elk Park, N.C., Vender Ingram and Tommy Ingram, both of Florida; a daughter, Lori Ingram, of Florida; and two step-sons, Tom Woods, Newland, N.C., and Melvin Woods, Morganton, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   INGRAM -- Funeral services for Louis D. Ingram, 62, 163 Buck Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Rhododendron Chapel. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Sterling H. Baird

04/12/99

   Sterling Herd Baird, 69, 913 Elliott Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Baird was a native of Carter County and a son of the late William and Nora McCloud Baird. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

   Mr. Baird was a retired employee of the Paty Company. He was a member of the Poga Church of Christ and was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.

   Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Williams Baird; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Shelia and Kenneth Matherly and Rita and Henry Davis, all of Elizabethton, Connie Baird, Daytona Beach, Fla., and Laura Baird, of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Benny and Kelly Baird, Johnson City, and Eddie Baird, Elizabethton; two brothers, Clyde Baird, High Point, N.C., and Darnel Baird, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Hattie Miller, Butler, Cordelia Cable and Rose Potter, both of Elizabethton. Eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BAIRD -- Funeral services for Sterling Herd Baird, 69, 913 Elliott Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jerry Emert and Mr. David Irick, minister, officiating. Jim Nave will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Graveside Military Honors will be provided by the VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, will be Odell Cable, Jeff Campbell, Tim Williams, Terry Chambers, William Greenwell and Bobby Matherly. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Steven Dale, The Doctors and Staff of the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, M.C. Campbell, Allen Grindstaff, John Brummitt, Grant Hall and Bud Newport. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Juanita B. Perry

04/12/99

   Mrs. Juanita Brackins Perry, 86, Rt. 1, Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi, died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mrs. Perry was a native of Yancey County, N.C., but had lived most of her life in Unicoi County. She was a daughter of the late Melvin Fuller and Bertha Adkins Brackins and was also preceded in death by her husband, Dillard E. Perry, January 21, 1992, an infant grandson, Ronald Bennick Fox, a brother, Ward Brackins, and two sisters, Arnold Moore and Velma Williamson.

   In 1979, Mrs. Perry retired from the Unicoi County Board of Education, where she had been employed as bookkeeper for the Unicoi County High School for 14 years. She had previously been employed by Southern Pottery of Erwin. She was a member of the Unicoi Missionary Baptist Church and had served as choir director for many years.

   Mrs. Perry was a member of the Unicoi Order of Eastern Star #276. She was the recipient of the 1986 Unicoi Ruritan Woman of the Year Award.

   Survivors include a son, Maynard Perry, Melbourne, Fla.; a daughter, Dolores Ann Fox, Unicoi; two brothers, Ernest Brackins, Erwin, and C.W. Brackins, Gastonia, N.C.; three grandchildren, Ronnie Perry, Melbourne, Fla., Connie Simpson, Tallahassee, Fla., and Melissa "Missy" Peters, Unicoi; and four great-grandchildren, Patrick Simpson, Tallahassee, Fla., Christopher Peters and Laura Peters, both of Unicoi, and Suzanne Simpson, Tallahassee, Fla. Several nephews and nieces also survive.

   Unicoi Funeral Home (743-1381 or 928-4595), Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

   PERRY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Juanita Brackins Perry, 86, Rt. 1, Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi, who died Friday, were held at 8 p.m. Sunday from the Unicoi Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Garry Edwards, Rev. David Salley and Rev. Farrell Brown officiating. Music was provided by Dorcus Brummitt and Renee Garland. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Swingle Cemetery, Unicoi. Active pallbearers will be Jack Crawford, Cliff Dameron, Jay Hughes, Speedy Hopson, Charlie Peters, Jack Higgins, Gary Vance and J.D. Whitson. Honorary pallbearers will be Zane Whitson, Ronnie Wilcox, Dr. J.W. Colinger, Dr. Albert Blacky and Ford Wilson. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at the funeral home by 7:30 p.m. Sunday and at the cemetery by 10:30 a.m. Monday. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a granddaughter, Mrs. Charlie (Missy) Peters, Rt. 1, Massachusetts Avenue, Unicoi. Unicoi Funeral Home (743-1381 or 928-4595), Unicoi Drive, Unicoi, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen T. Dugger

04/12/99

   Helen Thomas Dugger, 69, 889 Sycamore Shoals Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Dugger was a native of Carter County, but had lived several years in Pottstown, Pa. She was the daughter of the late Walter and Nellie Robinson Thomas. She was preceded in death by two sons: James D. Dugger and Walter Burton Dugger, two brothers and one sister.

   Mrs. Dugger was of the Church of God faith.

   Survivors include her husband, James D. Dugger, of the home; one daughter, Patricia Lynn Dugger, Lexington, Ky.; two sisters: Virginia Thomas, Elizabethton; and Opal Baker, Chattanooga; and a special friend, Edward L. Haney, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   DUGGER -- Funeral services for Helen Thomas Dugger, 69, 889, Sycamore Shoals Road, Elizabethton, will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 1999, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. David Wells and the Rev. Kenneth Bewley officiating. Music will be under the direction of Edith and Bobby Thomas. Graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 12, 1999, in the South View section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Earnest Montgomery, Ernie Campbell, Wayne Avans, Terry Thomas, Joe Campbell, Dayton Harrell, Harold Ellis, Richard Campbell, Edward Campbell and Dennis Ellis. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Arnold Hopland, Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Dr. Scott Caudle, staff at Northeast Tennessee Rehabilitation Hospital, staff of second and third floor of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and Superior Home Health of East Tennessee. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, or at the residence of a sister, Virginia Thomas, 1085 Bristol Highway, Elizabethton. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Gail S. Hunt

04/12/99

   Gail Smith Hunt, 64, Huntersville, N.C., died Friday, April 9, 1999, in the University Hospital, Charlotte, N.C., following an extended illness.

   Survivors include her husband, Frank Hunt, of the home; two sons and one daughter-in-law: David Hunt and Randy and Bobbie Smith, all of N.C.; three daughters: Tonie Hilton, Nancy Salzar and Vicky Holmes, all of N.C.; two sisters and brothers-in-law: Brenda and Don Landis, N.C.; and Jeanette and Gene McKinney, Roan Mountain; three brothers: Bill Smith, N.C.; Joe "Bud" Smith, Roan Mountain and Junior Smith, Lacy, Washington; six grandchildren; two special friends: Debra Nox, N.C.; and Ethel Roberson, Roan Mountain; and several nieces and nephews.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Almond Rayner & McConnell Funeral Home, Huntersville, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

   Courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

Spencer M. Lester

04/12/99

   Mr. Spencer Marvin Lester, 70, Raven Va., died April 8, 1999, in an Abingdon, Va., hospital following a brief illness.

   He was born in Council, Va., and was the son of the late Jay and Genora Duty Lester, both Buchanan County natives. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

   He was retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation, where he had worked for more than 30 years. He had made his home in the Richlands area for the past 27 years. He was a member of Community Heights Baptist Church in Claypool Hill, Va.

   Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lillian Short Lester; two daughters: Mrs. Maynard "Patricia" Duty, Johnson City; Mrs. Sheila Ronk, Jacksonville, Fla.; two step-daughters: Mrs. Wayne (Wanda) Lawson, Swords Creek, Va.; and Mrs. Barry (Beverly) Foleno, Lebanon, Va.; one sister, Mrs. Mary Sykes Gilbert, Council, Va.; three brothers, Elmer "Nick" Lester, Council, Va.; Carson Lester, Council, Va.; and Dawson Lester, Hopkins, S.C.; two granddaughters: Mrs. Craig (Stephanie) Malone, Johnson City; and Miss Jessie Ronk, Jacksonville, Fla.; six step-grandchildren: Kathy and husband Mike Alley, Renee and husband Danny May, Kim and husband James Bailey, Dennis and wife Angie Lawson, Kevin and wife Penny Robinette and Joseph Foleno.; and six step-great-grandchildren: Ashley Lawson, Tiffany Lawson, Rachel Alley, Hannah Alley, Tyler Robinette, Laken Robinette and Tanner Robinette.

   Hurst-Scott Funeral Home (540-964-4041), 1401 Second Street, Richlands, Va., is in charge of arrangements.

   LESTER -- Funeral services for Mr. Spencer Marvin Lester will be conducted Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in the Community Heights Baptist Church at Wardell, Va., with the Revs. Allen Jessee, Ancil Childress and Carl Robinson officiating. Entombment will follow in the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum at Richlands, Va. Pallbearers will be Emory Short, Virgil Short, Arnold Short, Buford Short, Russell Short, John Short, Morrison Short and Hallie Messick. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Simmons, Buddy Blevins, Mike Dennis, Dennis Lee, Sam Barnette, Doug Steele, Artie Henderson, Mike Moore, Jerry McPherson, Clyde Bowling and Bill White. Friends were able to call at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home, Richlands, Va., after 6 p.m. on Saturday evening. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home (540-964-4041), 1401 Second Street, Richlands, Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Bessie Morgan

04/12/99

   Mrs. Bessie Morgan, 72, 161 Jimmy Orr Road, Roan Mountain, died Friday, April 9, 1999, in the Johnson City Medical Center.

   A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late John and Mabel Sonny Wellborn. Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her husband, Dallas Morgan.

   She was a member of the Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters: Judy Whitehead, Hampton; and Tressa Morgan, Roan Mountain; three sons: the Rev. David Morgan, Kingsport; Terry Morgan, Jonesborough; and Steven Morgan, Kingsport; two sisters: Frances Hamilton, Courtyard Apartments, Elizabethton; and Jean Glover, Knoxville; 11 grandchildren, one grandson and several nieces and nephews.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MORGAN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Morgan, 72, 161 Jimmy Orr Road, Roan Mountain, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, with the Revs. Orville Williams and David Morgan officiating. Graveside and interment will be in the Captain Nelson Cemetery, with the Rev. Ronda Street officiating. Karen Briggs will provide the music. Active pallbearers will be Michael Hill and grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be men of Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call in the fellowship hall of Morgan Chapel Free Will Baptist Church or the residence of a daughter, Judy Whitehead, 1198 Rittertown Road, Hampton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Velma A. Perry

04/12/99

   Velma A. Perry, 76, 118 Hill Street, Butler, died Friday, April 9, 1999 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Friday, April 9, 1999.

   A native of Johnson County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Ada Walsh Arney.

   Ms. Perry was a member of Butler Baptist Church and a former employee of North American Rayon Corp. She was a graduate of Watauga Academy and Steed Business College.

   Survivors include a son, Carl Wayne Perry, Butler; a sister, Evelyn Maness, Kingsport; and one niece, one nephew and one great-niece.

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

   PERRY -- Graveside services for Velma A. Perry, 76, 118 Hill Street, Butler, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Butler Memorial Cemetery, with the Rev. Doug Henshaw officiating. Interment will follow in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:55 p.m. for the graveside services. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Katherine M. Richardson

04/12/99

   Katherine Marie Richardson, 55, 348 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, April 9, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.

   A native of Jonesborough, she was the daughter of the late John Walter and Polly Hinkle Rosenbaum. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Ann Richardson.

   Mrs. Rosenbaum was a member of Hunter First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Donald Burl Richardson, of the home; three sons: Jerry Raney, Elizabethton; Joe Raney and Robert Richardson, of the home; three daughters: Sheila Jarnagin, Bean Station; Angela Rexrode, Elizabethton; and April Raney, of the home; and one brother, Homer Rosenbaum, Carrollton, Ga. Six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   RICHARDSON -- Funeral services for Katherine Marie Richardson, 55, 348 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Joseph Sorah, and the Rev. Norman Loveless officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Stout Cemetery, Buck Mountain. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at 12:45 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 348 Sims Hill Road, anytime. 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.

Charlotte A. Street

04/12/99

   Charlotte Ann Street, 49, 119 Hidden Cove Lane, Elizabethton, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of Irene Cornett Morton, Elizabethton, and the late Henry Morton.

   Mrs. Street was a member of East Fairview Free Will Baptist Church and attended Believers Family Church. She was an employee of Wal-Mart.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include her husband, Donald Street, of the home; one daughter, Donna Crawford, Milligan; seven sisters: Iva Lee Beamer, Sutton, West Va.; Marion Hulse, Jonesborough; Joyce Norman, Johnson City; Louise Ingram, Monnie Williams, Carolyn Lyons, and Ruthie Lovelace, all of Elizabethton; four brothers: Cecil Morton, Bristol; Leonard Morton, Charles Morton and James Nave, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   STREET -- Funeral services for Charlotte Ann Street, 49, 119 Hidden Cove Lane, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Randy Johnson officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the V.A. National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be Lloyd Lyons, John Norman, Terry Lovelace, Carl Williams, Ted Beamer, Bobby Ingram, Shane Morton, Darrell Lyons, and Walter Street. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Treadway, Willard Loveless and Dean Street. Everyone will meet at 10:55 a.m. Monday at the V.A. National Cemetery for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Sunday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence of the daughter, Donna Crawford, 112 Hyder Mill Road, Milligan, at anytime. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 South Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth M. Taylor

04/12/99

   Ruth Moody Taylor, 81, 1200 Spruce Lane, Elizabethton, died Sunday, April 11, 1999, at Pine Ridge Care Center.

   Mrs. Taylor was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Edward B. and Zola Morefield Moody. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dana Taylor.

   Mrs. Taylor was a housewife.

   Survivors include a stepson, Tony Taylor, Elizabethton, and four sisters, Eula Taylor, Elizabethton, Lola Mae Pardue, Jennie Lee Moody and Mary Ellen Greer, all of Mountain City. Two step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, (423) 727-7111, is in charge of arrangements.

   TAYLOR -- Funeral services for Ruth Moody Taylor, 81, 1200 Spruce Lane, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Henson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Richard Stout and Rev. Albert Bentley officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Fletcher Family. Interment will follow in the Taylor Cemetery, Stoney Creek Community. Pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of a sister, Mrs. Mary Ellen Greer, 401 Robinson Hollow Lane, Mountain City, any time. Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Gene B. Davis

04/09/99

   Gene Baker Davis, 69, 1700 Lone Oak Road, #9, Johnson City, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Baker was a native of Kingsport and grew up in Erwin. He had spent the last 20 years in Johnson City. He was a son of the late Jefferson Lee Davis and Ivah Baker Davis Goforth and was also preceded in death by a son, Christopher Lee Davis.

   Mr. Davis was a hospital corpsman with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of East Tennessee State University and received anesthetist training at the University of Tennessee-Memphis, College of Medicine. He was a retired certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) and a substance abuse counselor and was active in the leadership of Alcoholics Anonymous. He was a member of the Sims Hill Christian Church, Elizabethton.

   Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Hagie Davis; two daughters, Teresa Janes and Melodie Davis, both of Palm Desert, Calif.; a brother, J.L. "Rod" Davis, Erwin; and three sisters, Margaret Lowe and Billie Lloyd, both of Johnson City, and Marilyn Ross, Benton, Tenn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   DAVIS -- Funeral services for Gene Baker Davis, 69, 1700 Lone Oak Road, #9, Johnson City, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday from the Morris-Baker North Chapel with Mr. Hugh Hatfield and Mr. David Roberts officiating. Interment will follow services at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Mac Edmiston, Sam Lloyd, Bill Hagie, Ed Breza, Sam Daniels, James Fortner and Wilmer Hall. Honorary pallbearers will be the deacons and elders of Sims Hill Christian Church. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Sims Hill Christian Church, 206 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen T. Dugger

04/09/99

   Helen Thomas Dugger, 69, 883 Sycamore Shoals Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, April 8, 1999, at her residence.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Mary D. Kidd

04/09/99

   Mrs. Mary Depew Underwood Kidd, 85, 521 Ely Road, Hixson, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at Hamilton County Nursing Home, Chattanooga, after a brief illness.

   Mrs. Kidd was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Roy B. Depew Sr. and Mabel Buck Depew. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Wilkins Underwood and Samuel W. Kidd, a sister, Bennie Depew, and six brothers, R.B. Depew Jr., Clyde Depew, Bill Depew, Robert Depew, James Depew and Walter Depew.

   Mrs. Kidd had lived in Chattanooga for the past 11 years. She was a retired bookkeeper with Summers Hardware, Johnson City. She was a graduate of Happy Valley High School. She was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church but attended the White Oak United Methodist Church, Hixson.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Ethel Underwood, Chattanooga; a brother and seven sisters-in-law, John and Mary Depew, Johnson City, Ann Depew, Sharon Depew, Virginia Depew, Agnes Depew, Joyce Depew and Willie Depew; two grandchildren, Charles Underwood, Hixson, and Steve Underwood, Manchester, Tenn.; and a great-grandson, Kyle Underwood. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   KIDD -- Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Depew Underwood Kidd, 85, 521 Ely Road, Hixson, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Reggie Weems officiating. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, will be Gary Sanders, David Depew, Randy Watkins, John Fisher, Arvil McKinney and Gary Depew. Friends may call at the funeral home any time Friday. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

H. Dwight Treadway

04/09/99

   H. Dwight "Red" Treadway, 77, 113 Dakota Avenue, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, April 7, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Treadway was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ben F. and Lillie Nave Treadway. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Hyder Treadway, in 1996, and by three sisters and three brothers.

   Mr. Treadway was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and Interstate Life Insurance Company and was a member of Central Baptist Church, Johnson City. He was an Army Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include a son, Dwight Treadway II, Elizabethton; three daughters, Judy Hodge and Terri Knapp, both of Johnson City, and Robin Thomas, Jonesborough; and three brothers, Charles Treadway, Elizabethton, Lawrence Treadway of Oregon, and Ben Treadway, Johnson City. Eight grandchildren, a great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   TREADWAY -- Funeral services for H. Dwight "Red" Treadway, 77, 113 Dakota Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. Ronald F. Murray and Rev. John Perkins officiating. Music will be provided by Melody Sparks, pianist. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, will be Greg McCracken, Scott Lonon, Bill Hodge, Ken Dugger, J.M. Gouge and John Eggler. Honorary pallbearers will be John Thomas, Benny Treadway, Charles Treadway and R.L. Hurt. 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 funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Saturday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John L. Bellamy

04/08/99

   John L. Bellamy, 80, 524 East Main Street, Mountain City, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mr. Bellamy was a native of Ohio but had made his home in Johnson County for several years. He was a son of the late John L. and Hattie Bellamy and was also preceded in death by his wife, Elveta G. Bellamy, May 3, 1995.

   Mr. Bellamy was a retired employee of TVA and a former school teacher with the Johnson County School System. He was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.

   He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, were he was active in the church choir and served as coordinator of the Pantry Fund. He also served on the Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency, the Mountain City Planning Commission, Chair of Families First, First Tennessee Private Industry Counsel, Johnson County Tax Equalization Board, Johnson County Safety Committee and was a member of the Parks and Recreation Board.

   Survivors include 10 sons, Danny Bellamy, Upper Marlboro, Md., Gregg Bellamy, St. Louis, Mo., James Bellamy, John Bellamy Jr. and Mark Bellamy, all of Bristol, Mike Bellamy, Upper Marlboro, Md., Paul Bellamy, Elizabethton, Phillip Bellamy, Johnson City, Rick Bellamy, Mountain City, and Ronnie Bellamy, Raleigh, N.C., and three daughters, Flora Bellamy and Ina Bellamy, both of Mountain City, and Phyllis Blue, Bristol. Twenty-three grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

   BELLAMY -- Funeral services for John L. Bellamy, 80, 524 East Main Street, Mountain City, who died Tuesday, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday from the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Donald Morris and Rev. Ken Caraway officiating. Music will be under the direction of Benita Bellamy and the church choir. Pallbearers will be his sons. Military graveside services and interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home or at the residence, 524 East Main Street, or at the home of his daughter, Ina Bellamy, 520 East Main Street, Mountain City, any time. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Ina C. Garland

04/08/99

   Ina Cole Garland, 86, 1777 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Ms. Garland was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late William and Mary Davis Cole. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Garland, September 10, 1970, two sisters and a brother.

   Ms. Garland was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church and a former employee of Bemberg Corporation. She also belonged to the Stoney Creek Quilting Club.

   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Ronald Taylor, Elizabethton; a son, Marvin Charles Garland, of the home; a sister, Helen Hill, Elizabethton; a brother, Melville Cole, Elizabethton; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Marsha and Dwayne Taylor, Johnson City, and April and Joe Howard, Elizabethton; two great-grandchildren, Kirsten and Weston Taylor, both of Johnson City; and special friends, Irene and Dal Carrier, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   GARLAND -- Funeral services for Ina Cole Garland, 86, 1777 Highway 91, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Richard Estep and Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bob Moore, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Blevins Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jim Hyder, Jerry Nave, Kirby Taylor, Harry Ford, Keith Patton, Ralph Cole and Wayne Peeks. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Jonathan Bremer, Dr. Scott Caudle, Kermit Midkiff, Stephen Payne, Howard Sheffield, Jack Mann, Lemmie Taylor, Lanny White, Rev. Jonas Revis, Arlie Cole, Wayne Hicks, Fred Taylor, Herb Curde, Ivan Morley, Jeff Reed, Employees of the Carter County School Bus Garage and Drivers, Employees of Carter County Schools Central Office, Members of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church and the Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital Intensive Care Unit. 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 from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Ronald Taylor, 129 Camelot Court, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Louise Lehman

04/08/99

   Louise Lehman, 93, of Portland, Ore., died Wednesday, April 7, 1999.

   Mrs. Lehman was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Lehman.

   Survivors include nine children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Charles "Cobby" Ensor, Elizabethton, five grandchildren, Debbie and Teddy Cable, Charles "Happy" and Denise Ensor, David and Debbie Ensor, Pamela and Ubil "Billy" Espinoza, Laura and Todd Price; seven great-grandchildren, Megan and Crystal, Shauna, Ben and Jordan, Jessica and Louisa, all of Elizabethton.

   Funeral services and interment will be Saturday, April 10, in Portland, Ore.

Pauline D. Street

04/08/99

   Mrs. Pauline Davis Street, 82, 7 South Hills Circle, Johnson City, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a short illness.

   Mrs. Street was a native of Newport and had lived in Carter County since 1940. She was a daughter of the late Hugh L. and Daisy Wisecarver Davis and was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Street, in 1987, seven brothers and two sisters.

   Mrs. Street was a retired Registered Nurse from the Johnson City Eye Hospital with 41 years of service and was the Operating Room Supervisor for 28 years of that service. She was a U.S. Army Nurse, serving in World War II. She was a member of the Operating Room Nursing Association and a member of Pinecrest Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Edith Street, Johnson City; a brother, Fred Davis, White Pine; a sister, Ruby Cobble, Morristown; and three granddaughters, Jacqui Steadman, Pam Hawkins and Penny Street, all of Johnson City. Three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   STREET -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Davis Street, 82, 7 South Hills Circle, Johnson City, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Chad Rittenhouse officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Laurel Section of Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Davis, Hubert Davis, Randy Davis, Eddie Davis, Richard Renfro, Tony Gouge, Marty Street and David Renfro. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Davis, Tulsa Street, Paul Dean Renfro, Robert Grant and Jerome Christian. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence of her son, Jack Street, 158 Greendale Road, Johnson City. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Pinecrest Baptist Church, 2129 Old Lewis Road, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family, friends, minister and pallbearers will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to proceed to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Cable

04/07/99

   Richard Cable, 52, 4962 Rice Drive, San Jose, Calif., formerly of Carter County, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Cable was a native of Carter County and the son of Myrtle Clawson Cable, Modesto, Calif., and the late Hardie Cable.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Rebecca Cable, of the home; a son, Jeffery Cable, Houston, Texas; four brothers, Gene Cable, Elizabethton, Dean Cable, Memphis, David Cable, San Jose, Calif., and Ricky Cable, Honolulu, Hawaii; and two sisters, Helen Haile, Mt. Home, Ark., and Kay Hale, Modesto, Calif. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   CABLE -- Funeral services for Richard Cable, 52, 4962 Rice Drive, San Jose, Calif., formerly of Carter County, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel. Interment will follow in the Cable Cemetery. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Harold L. Clark

04/07/99

   Harold L. Clark, 73, of Elizabethton, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at his home after an extended illness.

   Mr. Clark was a native of Washington County, Va., and had lived in Michigan for 51 years where he was retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 32 years of service. He had been a resident of Elizabethton since 1980.

   He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post #6975. He attended Pleasant Beach Baptist Church of Elizabethton.

   Mr. Clark was preceded in death by his father, W.F. Clark, his mother, Farrah Clark, his step-mother, Maude Clark, and a brother, Paul Clark.

   Survivors include his wife, Dora Jane Clark; four sisters, Virginia Goodman, Hawthorne, Calif., Edith Litton and Marie Meadows, both of Bristol, and Martha Helbert, Bristol, Va.; many special sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Clark is also survived by two special little buddies, Kyle Leonard, age 19 months, and Nolan Leonard, age 17 months.

   Akard Funeral Home, 1912 West State Street, Bristol, is serving the family of Mr. Clark.

   CLARK -- Funeral services for Harold L. Clark, 73, of Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the VA National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. A.B. Karnard, Dr. Kenneth Cutshall, Dr. D. Brent Welch, Dr. Ramesh K. Rao, Dr. Richard A. Feit and Bill Carmack, golfing friend. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Mrs. Clark wishes to thank all caregivers and special recognition to Sherri Miller of University Physicians Group, Johnson City, and to Lea Riggs and Angie Falin of the Cancer Center in Johnson City, and the many house call hospice personnel of Elizabethton. Special thanks to our family and friends for all your help and concern during Harold's illness. Akard Funeral Home, 1912 West State Street, Bristol, is serving the family of Mr. Clark.

Ina C. Garland

04/07/99

   Mrs. Ina C. Garland, 86, 1777 Highway 91, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, April 6, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge.

Nancy L. Roberts

04/07/99

   Nancy L. Roberts, 64, 3001 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Bart T. Smith Sr. and Clara Talbert Smith. She was also preceded in death by three sisters.

   Mrs. Roberts was of the Free Will Baptist Faith and was an employee of the Carter County Board of Education as custodian at Hampton Elementary School.

   Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Donald L. Roberts, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Perry Rambo and Donna and John Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Lonnie Harding and his wife, Amy, and Nicholas Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; a great-granddaughter, Shelby Harding, Elizabethton; three sisters; two brothers; and her mother-in-law, Belle Roberts. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

Julie E. Trivett

04/07/99

   Mrs. Julie E. Trivett, 94, 4256 Highway 321 Butler, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Trivett was a native of Johnson County and had lived in Carter County most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Martha Dyer Berry and was also preceded in death by her husband, William Paul Trivett, in 1985, five brothers and a sister.

   Mrs. Trivett was a homemaker and former owner-operator, with her husband, of the Trivett Grocery in Butler. She was a member of the Little Milligan Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruby and Albert Lewis, Spring City, Tenn., and June and Roy Wagner, Butler, and a sister, Sarah Hyder, Elizabethton. Five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   TRIVETT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Julie E. Trivett, 94, 4256 Highway 321 Butler, who died Monday, will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Cecil "Nick" Bradshaw officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Lakeview Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Mrs. Roy (June) Wagner, 198 Smith Hollow Road, Butler, any time. Everyone wishing to attend the graveside service will assemble at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Thursday. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.


Darryl L. Byrd

04/06/99

   Darryl Luke Byrd, 34, 127 Cates Corner, Hampton, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

   Mr. Byrd was a native of Washington County and the son of Lawrence Byrd, Johnson City, and Lucille Ward Miller and step-father, Robert Miller, Johnson City.

   Mr. Byrd was of the Pentecostal Faith and was an employee of Baxter Health Care. He was preceded in death by a sister, his paternal grandparents and his maternal grandmother.

   Survivors include his wife, Linda Farmer Byrd, of the home; two step-sons, Anthony White, Johnson City, and Joshua White, of the home; a step-daughter, Vangelia White, of the home; a sister, Brenda Dowell, Mountain City; five brothers, Allen Byrd, Limestone, Joel Byrd, Kevin Byrd, Ivan Kim Byrd and Wade Byrd, all of Johnson City; and his maternal grandfather, Howard Ward, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BYRD -- Funeral services for Darryl Luke Byrd, 34, 127 Cates Corner, Hampton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Johnny Ward officiating. Music will be under the direction of Phil and Grace Reed. Interment will follow at Monte Vista Burial Park. Active pallbearers will be Mike McCoy, Teddy Miller, Rick Chapman, James Byrd, Mike Davis, Michael Riddle, Gary Farmer and J.D. Garland. Honorary pallbearers will be John Julian, Veryl Julian, Boyd Dowell, Wayne Harrison, Jack Farmer, Bob Burrow, Michael Lawson, Rick Clemons and the employees of Baxter Health Care. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Myrtle E. Hyder

04/06/99

   Myrtle E. Hyder, 92, formerly of 142 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, April 5, 1999, at Hermitage Nursing Home following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Hyder was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Webb and Lorine Vandeventer Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, A. Hobart Hyder, March 19, 1957, an infant son, Aaron Hobart Hyder, a son, Hobart Duane Hyder, September 29, 1997, and a sister, Edith Kyte.

   Mrs. Hyder was a member of Oak Street Baptist Church and a retired school teacher with the Carter County Board of Education having taught for 30 years at Valley Forge Elementary School, mostly third grade. She earned her B.S. Degree at East Tennessee State College in 1962. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association.

   Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Louise Hyder, Elizabethton; a brother, E. Fonce Williams,. Elizabethton; a sister, Pauline Boyd, Elizabethton; and a grandson, Hobie Hyder, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   HYDER -- Funeral services for Myrtle E. Hyder, 92, formerly of 142 Coal Chute Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bruce Hendrich and Rev. Estel Williams officiating. Music will be under the direction of Janet Weaver, Bruce Hendrich and Rick Snodgrass. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Albert Santiago, Will Andrews, Jerry Williams, Paul Boyd, Samuel '"'Sammy'"' Boyd, Wayne Eggers and Dr. N.E. Hyder. Honorary pallbearers will be the Gleaners Sunday School Class members at Oak Street Baptist Church and Doe River Baptist Church; the Nursing Staff of Hermitage Nursing Home; Paul Knapp, minister; Homer Eggers; Deacons of Oak Street Baptist Church; Dr. Thomas Borthwick; Carol Schrum and Jeanette Hawkins. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter-in-law, Louise Hyder, 143 Ruby Avenue, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Willa S. Jaynes

04/06/99

   Willa S. Jaynes, 43, of Houston Texas, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Ben Taub Hospital, Houston, following an extended illness.

   Willa was a native of Carter County and had resided in Houston for a number of years. She was the daughter of Bill and Georgia Jaynes, Elizabethton.

   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a daughter and son-in-law, Trinety and Roy Schimmel, Knoxville; a sister and brother-in-law, Sheila and Bill Jones, Houston, Texas; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Billy and Michelle Jaynes, Elizabethton, and Brad and Della Jaynes, Blountville; two nieces, Melinda Sexton, Elizabethton, and Billie C. Renshaw, Maryville; three nephews, Justin Jaynes, Brandon Jaynes and Tyler Jaynes, all of Elizabethton; and three great-nephews, Matthew Sexton, Elizabethton, Christian Renshaw and Skyler Vineyard, both of Maryville.

   No formal services will be held. Friends and family may call at the home of her parents, Bill and Georgia Jaynes, 180 Rosewood Circle, Elizabethton, any time on Saturday, April 10. A private family disposition will be held at a later date.

Fannie Livesay

04/06/99

   Mrs. Fannie F. Livesay, 90, of Johnson City, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at her residence.

   Mrs. Livesay was a native of Blackwater, Va., and a daughter of the late Jack and Lucy Bledsoe Johnson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Livesay, two daughters, Brenda Lou Livesay and Deborah Sue Livesay, four sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Livesay had attended Pinecrest Baptist Church in Johnson City for approximately the last 20 years where she was a member of the Homemakers Sunday School Class. She had attended Burke's Union Church in Blacksburg, Va.

   Survivors include a daughter, Vauneva Jennings, Johnson City, and five sons, Joseph M. Livesay, Blackwater, Va., William R. Livesay, Johnson City, Lloyd D. Livesay and Larry W. Livesay, both of Blountville, and Ronald B. Livesay, Hendersonville, N.C. Twenty-five grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Gate City Funeral Home, Gate City, Va., (1-540-386-7033), is in charge of arrangements.

   LIVESAY -- Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie F. Livesay, 90, of Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of Gate City Funeral Home with Evangelist Garry Hood officiating. Music will be provided by Junior Smith and the Family Tradition. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Livesay Family Cemetery in the Canton Community of Blackwater, Va. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family will be meeting at the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday for procession to the graveside service. Gate City Funeral Home, Gate City, Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Nancy L. Roberts

04/06/99

   Nancy L. Roberts, 64, 3001 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, died Sunday, April 4, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Roberts was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Bart T. Smith Sr. and Clara Talbert Smith. She was also preceded in death by three sisters.

   Mrs. Roberts was of the Free Will Baptist Faith and was an employee of the Carter County Board of Education as custodian at Hampton Elementary School.

   Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Donald L. Roberts, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Perry Rambo and Donna and John Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; two grandchildren, Lonnie Harding and his wife, Amy, and Nicholas Papantoniou, all of Elizabethton; a great-granddaughter, Shelby Harding, Elizabethton; three sisters; two brothers; and her mother-in-law, Belle Hardin. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   ROBERTS -- Funeral services for Nancy L. Roberts, 64, 3001 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Gary Perkins and Rev. Roy Cooper officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Whitehead Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be teachers and staff of Hampton Elementary School. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 S. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Stansell A. Arnold

04/05/99

   Stansell A. Arnold, 83, 436 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at his residence after a brief illness.

   Mr. Arnold was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Grant and Cora Davis Arnold. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. Golda Estep, and a brother, Lawton Arnold.

   Mr. Arnold retired from the Johnson County Highway Department. Since his retirement, he had been employed by the U.S. Forestry Service as Caretaker at Backbone Rock. He was a member of Little Doe Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Wanda Stout Arnold; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Shirley Wright, Lenoir City, Maxine and Charles Corum, Mountain City, and Brenda and Roland Reece, Butler; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ross Arnold, Mountain City, and Roy and Mary Arnold, Butler; a sister, Mrs. Onnie Pleasant, Augusta, Ga.; and a brother, Windom Arnold, Butler. Six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   ARNOLD -- Funeral services for Stansell A. Arnold, 73, 436 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kreg Smith officiating. The Pilgrim Journey Singers will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Ensor Cemetery, Elizabethton. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be Kenneth Arnold, David Arnold, Chris Corum, Tom Corum, Eric Wright, Kenneth Clawson, Jimmy Lowe and Ray Stout. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Floyd F. Barker, Elwood Arnold, Neal Bennett, Peter Irvine, Roby Phillippi, Park Arnold, Willis '"'Bus'"' Arnold, Fred Stout, Glenn Shupe and Robert Snyder. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Velma R. Berry

04/05/99

   Mrs. Velma Rupe Berry, 87, 935 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Berry was a native of Washington County and had lived in Carter County for 50 years. She was a daughter of the late Edward W. and Nannie A. Archer Rupe and was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul H. Berry, in 1992, three brothers and two sisters.

   Mrs. Berry was a member of the First Christian Church.

   Survivors include a daughter, Carol Randy Berry, Houston, Texas; two grandsons, Russell Kevin Fair and Adam Keith Fair, of the home; and a sister, Eva D. Rupe, Limestone. Two nieces also survive.

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

   BERRY -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Velma Rupe Berry, 87, 935 DeJarnette Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Don Marshall, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary M. Duncan

04/05/99

   Mrs. Mary Maxine Moody Duncan, 819 Walker Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mrs. Duncan was a native of Foscoe, N.C., and a daughter of the late Lee and Jennie Gragg Moody.

   Mrs. Duncan had lived in Elizabethton since 1938. She worked for the F.W. Woolworth's Store from 1938 until 1976 and retired as manager of the store. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elizabethton for over 60 years where she was a member of the Fidelis Sunday School Class and the Circle-Current Mission Group. She was a former member of the B&PW Club and the Sycamore Chapter #163, Order of Eastern Star.

   Survivors include her husband, W.A. Duncan Jr.; three sisters, Zada Lowrance and Georgia Ikerd, both of Elizabethton, and Hazel Favicchio, Wood Berry, Long Island, N.Y.; six nieces, Patty Strull, New Hyde Park, N.Y., Kathryn Brickey, Huntington Beach, Calf., Dixie Walker, Napa, Calif., Ruth Waltonspiel, Hillsburg, Calif., Denise Jones, Bluff City, and Brenda Brown, Elizabethton; two nephews, Alan Favicchio, Mendham, N.J., and James Harrison, Elizabethton; three great-nieces, Kathy Hardin, Elizabeth Renfro and Susan Renfro; and a great-nephew, John Brickey.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   DUNCAN -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Maxine Moody Duncan, 819 Walker Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. John Bunn will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday, will be John L. Bowers, Phil Vandeventer, Floyd Bowers, Tom Price, Richard Linville, Phil Jones, Gary Elliott and David Montgomery. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Brickey, Ted Greenwell, Jim Greenwell, friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. To those who prefer, memorals may be made in memory of Mrs. Duncan to the Building Fund of First Baptist Church or the American Heart Association. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Vista V. Garland

04/05/99

   Mrs. Vista Viola Garland, 88, Rt. 8, Johnson City, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at NHC Healthcare following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Garland was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., and a daughter of the late Will and Polly McKinney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Garland, in 1993, two sons, Phil E. Garland and Jack W. Garland, a daughter, Cleo Marie Garland, a brother and two sisters.

   Mrs. Garland had lived in Carter County for 63 years. She was a member and co-founder of the Church of Jesus.

   Survivors include three sons, Millard M. Garland and Ted H. Garland, both of Johnson City, and Jess W. Garland, Jonesborough; two daughters, Marjorie Leonard, Big Sandy, and Georgia Lyon, Johnson City; two brothers, Ed McKinney, Johnson City, and Vestal McKinney, Bakersville, N.C.; and a sister, Gladys Hughes of Pennsylvania. Twenty grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   GARLAND -- Funeral services for Mrs. Vista Viola Garland, 88, Rt. 8, Johnson City, who died Saturday, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Gale Lyon, Rev. George Hall and Mr. Louie Blevins officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Milligan College Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Station No. 4 at NHC Healthcare. Everyone will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the home of a daughter, Georgia Lyon, 306 Amity Lane, Johnson City, any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Edna R. Griffitts

04/05/99

   Mrs. Edna Richardson Griffitts, 79, 156 Morley Street, Butler, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at Pine Ridge Health Care.

   Mrs. Griffitts was a native of Bristol, Va., and a daughter of the late Lester Lee and Hazel Jenkins Richardson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Roy Griffitts, two brothers and a sister.

   Mrs. Griffitts had lived in Butler since 1945. She was a member of Butler Baptist Church and the Butler Chapter #218, Order of Eastern Star.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James and June Griffitts, Gray; three sisters, Rose McQueen, Phoenix, Ariz., June Jenkins, Farwell, Mich., and Joan Smith, Temple City, Calif.; two brothers, William Richardson, Orlando, Fla., and Neal Richardson, San Diego, Calif.; three grandchildren, James William Griffitts, Michelle Elaine Griffitts and Brian Aaron Griffitts; and a great-grandson, Matthew Aaron James Griffitts.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   GRIFFITTS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Edna Richardson Griffitts, 79, 156 Morley Street, Butler, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Cunningham and Rev. Doug Hinshaw officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Butler Memorial Cemetery. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, will be James William Griffitts, Brian Aaron Griffitts, J.L. Walsh, David Griffey, Bud McCloud and Bill Shoun. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Crockett, Howard Courtner, the Adult Men's Sunday School Class of Butler Baptist Church, members of the Butler Chapter #218 Order of Eastern Star, the Staff of Pine Ridge Health Care, Dr. Stephen May and Dr. David Hardin. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her son and daughter-in-law, James and June Griffitts, 2 Lewis Court, Crystal Springs Subdivision, Gray, or the residence of Bill and Lena Crockett, 741 McQueen Street, Butler. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Rollin K. Hicks

04/05/99

   Rollin Kent Hicks, 77, 2509 E. Lakeview Drive, Regal Manor, Johnson City, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at the James H. Quillen Veterans Administration Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Hicks was a native of Bluff City and the son of the late John L. and Blanche Cretsinger Hicks.

   Mr. Hicks served his country during World War II in the United States Navy with the 73rd Seabee Battalion. He retired in 1984 from the Engineering Department of Tennessee Eastman Company. He was a member of First Christian Church of Bluff City and later the Oakwood Forest Christian Church in Kingsport.

   He was Past Patron of the Eastern Star and Past Member of the Zollicofer Masonic Lodge. He was also Past Commander and Chaplain of the Johnson City Power Squadron, Ham Radio Operator (WA4GFD), Emergency Civil Defense and Mars.

   Mr. Hicks was also a volunteer with the Mended Hearts Association of the Johnson City Medical Center. He had a lifelong love of art, boating and fishing.

   Survivors include his wife, Axie Mae Lyons Hicks, of the home; two daughters, Daryl Jean Hicks Fowler, Hendersonville, N.C., and Valda Hicks Jones, Johnson City; three granddaughters, Mrs. Angie Fowler Reid, Tryon, N.C., Mrs. Wendy Fowler Carter and Lauren Jones, both of Johnson City; a great-granddaughter, Meghan Ruth Reid; and two special nephews, Joe Haynes, Birmingham, Ala., and Jerry Haynes, Greensboro, N.C.

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

   HICKS -- Funeral services for Rollin Kent Hicks, 77, 2509 E. Lakeview Drive, Regal Manor, Johnson City, who died Friday, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from the East Chapel of Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home with Mr. Richard Kirkland, minister, officiating. Masonic services will be accorded by the Zollicofer Masonic Lodge. Graveside services will follow in the Morrell Cemetery in Bluff City. Active pallbearers, who are requested to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be J.C. Akard, Tom Blackburn, Eldridge Burnette, John Castle, Lynn Cooper, Davis Garrison, Brad Haynes, Grant Haynes, Mark Haynes, Jerry Kilgore and Earl Odell. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Johnson City Power Squadron. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Drive, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home and at the home of a daughter, Valda Jones, 824 E. Myrtle Street, after 3 p.m. Sunday. Appalachian-Hartman Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 928-6111, is in charge of arrangements.

Willard C. Lewis

04/05/99

   Willard Clyce Lewis, 69, 152 Grace Lewis Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mr. Lewis was a native of Carter County and a son of the late James Paul and Grace Davis Lewis. He was also preceded in death by two brothers.

   Mr. Lewis had been in law enforcement for 24 years. He retired as Captain from the Elizabethton Police Department and previously had been employed by the Carter County Sheriff's Department. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the Mill Creek Baptist Church, Saint Augustine, Fla.

   Survivors include his wife, Sarah Hensley Lewis; a son and daughter-in-law, Kendell and Linda Lewis, Hampton; a sister, Mrs. Ola Sheppard, Elizabethton; a brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Terri Lewis, Elizabethton; a grandson, Kendell Lewis; a granddaughter, Molly Lewis; one uncle, Roger Davis, Elizabethton; and one aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Davidson, Elizabethton; Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   LEWIS -- Funeral services for Willard Clyce Lewis, 69, 152 Grace Lewis Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Highland Cemetery. The Elizabethton Police Department will provide an Honor Guard. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday, will be Rick Williams, Jack Campbell, Charles Carden, Mike Peters, Elonza Perkins, Todd Montgomery, Chris Boyd, Rich Johnson and Carl Burrough. Honorary pallbearers will be Chief Roger Deal, members and former members of the Elizabethton Police Department, his former shift employees: Sgt. Douglas '"'Skip'"' Taylor, Lee Ralph, Elonza Perkins and Rusty Verran, Sheriff John Henson and employees of the Carter County Sheriff's Department, members of the Elizabethton Fire Department, members of the Carter County Rescue Squad, the Staff of ICC Unit and the Emergency Room of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Dr. R.S. Martin, Wayne Williams, Vernon Williams, Bob Morrell, Troy Ward, David Estep, Chris Bowers, James '"'Jim'"' Chambers, James '"'Jimmy'"' Cannon, Jimmy Mann, Paul and Sandra Boyd, Landon and Betty Pritchard, Allen Treadway Jr., Timothy Treadway, Claude Jones, Louis Whittemore Sr., Louis Whittemore Jr., Bengi Whittemore, John Davis, Bill Davis, Joyce Henson, Teressa Chambers, Sarah Buckles, Mary Davis and a special '"'Thank You'"' to Diane Campbell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Doyle Norris

04/05/99

   Doyle Norris, 53, 212 Mayflower Road, Johnson City, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at his residence.

   Mr. Norris was a native of Hampton and had lived in Johnson City for the past 21 years. He was a son of the late Floyd and Mamie Johnson Norris.

   Mr. Norris was a retired employee of Tennessee Eastman and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church of Johnson City.

   Survivors include his wife, Kathryn Norris; two sons, Jeff Norris and Greg Norris, both of Johnson City; three brothers, Roger Norris, Spruce Pine, N.C., Benny Norris, Elk Park, N.C., and Gerald Norris, Elizabethton; four sisters, Barbara Miller and Doris Davis, both of Hampton, Alma Norris and Alice Shell, both of Elizabethton; and two grandchildren, Caleb Scott Norris and Kaille Rebekah Norris.

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

   NORRIS -- Doyle Norris, 53, 212 Mayflower Road, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, April 3, while at the home with family. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at First Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff and Rev. O.P. Stokes officiating. Special music will be provided by Doyle's son, Jeff. Interment will follow graveside services at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Family and friends will meet at the church and proceed to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Branch, Steve Head, Doyle Hurdt, Dennis Kirkpatrick, Andy France, Jim Keene and Jim Stapleton. Doyle was a Hampton, TN native and the son of the late Floyd and Mamie Norris. Doyle was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church, Johnson City, where he served as deacon and taught Sunday School. Doyle served as clerk and treasurer of the Appalachian Association of Free Will Baptists for nine years. Mr. Norris was a member of the Gideons International Johnson City South Camp where he served as the Camp Memorial Bible Chairman. Doyle was also known as '"'the Gideon Man'"'at the Steward Hall Cancer Treatment Center. Doyle was employed by Tennessee Eastman where he retired January 1999, after 29 years of service. Doyle's survivors include his wife, Kathryn Norris; two sons, Jeff Norris and Greg Norris, both of Johnson City. Doyle is also survived by his grandson, Caleb Scott Norris, and his granddaughter, Kailee Rebekah Norris. For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon International Bible Fund, P.O. Box 372, Mountain Home, TN 37684. Friends may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Monday, but the family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Ora G. Oliver

04/05/99

   Mrs. Ora Glenna Oliver, 79, 982 Old Gray Station Road, Gray, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at her residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Oliver was a native of Sullivan County but had lived most of her life in Washington County. She was a daughter of the late Daniel and Bertha Oliver Bowers and was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Paul Oliver, in 1994, four brothers and four sisters.

   Mrs. Oliver was a homemaker and a member of Midway Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Janette Foxx Conley and Carolyn Gouge, both of Gray; a son, Robert Wayne Oliver, Johnson City; a brother, Howell Bowers, Chuckey; three granddaughters, Cindy Oliver Walker, Jana Gouge Wilson and Tammy Oliver Wilson; and a grandson, Jay P. Gouge. Four great-grandsons, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   OLIVER -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ora Glenna Oliver, 79, 982 Old Gray Station Road, Gray, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. William Taylor officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Monte Vista Burial Park. Those attending are invited to meet at the funeral home by 10:40 a.m. Tuesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jay Gouge, Richard Wilson, Todd Walker, Lee Wilson, Erik Hilton and Michael Wilson. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation, Northeast TN Chapter, 207 N. Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, (423) 282-1521, is in charge of arrangements.

Sarah K. Roark

04/05/99

   Sarah K. Roark, 64, 818 East A. Street, Elizabethton, died Saturday, April 3, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Ms. Roark was a native of Bland County, Va., having lived in Elizabethton most of her life. She was the daughter of the late R.J. and Mae South Pauley and was also preceded in death by her husband, Hillman Roark, in 1987, and a son, Eddie Roark.

   Ms. Roark was a homemaker and a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David and Ellen Roark, Elizabethton; a daughter-in-law, Pat Roark, Elizabethton; a brother, James Pauley, Elizabethton; three sisters, Pat Richardson, Elizabethton, Anna Lou Branch and Ruth Jones, both of Martinsville, Va.; and two grandsons, Matthew and Lucas Roark, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   ROARK -- Funeral services for Sarah K. Roark, 64, 818 East A. Street, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Howard Messer officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rev. Howard Messer. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Mountain Home V.A. National Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Randy Richardson, Danny Richardson, Dr. David McNeely, Dr. George McQueen, John Corder, Chris Corder and Rick Peters. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 12 noon Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Pat Richardson, 411 East Mill Street, Elizabethton, any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Roark Children Trust Fund, First United Methodist Church, 325 East E. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 or the East Side Free Will Baptist Church Life Care Center Fund, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Willie E. Webb

04/05/99

   Willie Edward Webb, 66, 200 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday morning, April 3, 1999, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Webb was a native of Carter County and a member of the First Baptist Church where he was the Assistant Sunday School Teacher for the Four Square Sunday School Class. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and had been employed by the Carter County Health Center where he serve as Chief Environmentalist for Carter, Johnson and Unicoi Counties for 15 years. He was retired from the Isothermal Planning and Development Commission in Rutherfordton, N.C.

   He was a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he had received a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science in Environmental Health. While attending college he was employed at Tetrick Funeral Home. He was formerly selected as Carter County Man of the Year and was also selected as state of Tennessee Environmentalist of the Year. Mr. Webb served on the State of Tennessee Certificate of Need Board for E.T.S.U., James H. Quillen College of Medicine. He was also a board member of the state of North Carolina Health Planning Commission and was a member and officer of the American Legion, Watauga Post #49, Elizabethton.

   Mr. Webb was preceded in death by his mother, Essie Lovelace Webb.

   Survivors include his wife, Jeanetta Branch Webb, of the home; a son, Kenneth '"'Kenny'"' Edward Webb, 1521 Robin Hood Lane, Johnson City; two daughters, Mona Kathryn '"'Kathy'"' Webb, of the home, and Mrs. Kaye Michelle Garland, 202 East G. Street, Elizabethton; a son-in-law, Chris Garland, 202 East G. Street, Elizabethton; his father and step-mother, Noah and Blonnie Myers Webb, Webb Hollow Loop, Elizabethton; a sister, Margie Webb Walker, Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Dr. Steve Webb, Johnson City; and a grandson, Sumner Allen Garland, 202 East G. Street, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   WEBB -- Funeral services for Willie Edward Webb, 66, 200 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Music will be under the direction of John Bunn and Mrs. Debbie Gouge. Committal and entombment services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Mausoleum of Peace at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be John L. Bowers Jr., Paul Hughes, Harry Chaney, Dr. Harold Lane, Reece Cole, Tommy Lewis and Harvey Howell. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Tetrick, Bill Miller, Melville Cole, Dillard Sholes Jr., Dr. Fawwaz Hamati, Dr. John Douglas, Martin Branch, Claude Norris, Kenneth West, D.F. Blevins, O.J. Blevins, the Cardiology Department of the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital, the Four Square Sunday School Class of First Baptist Church and friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 200 Ridgecrest Drive, Elizabethton, or at the home of his father, Noah Webb, Webb Hollow Loop, Elizabethton, 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 the First Baptist Church, Vision 2000 Fund, 212 East F. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

GlynEllyn Wiseman

04/05/99

   GlynEllyn Wiseman, 51, 318 Greenway Drive, Johnson City, died Friday, April 2, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Wiseman was a native and lifelong resident of Johnson City and a daughter of Maxine Whitson Galloway and the late J.B. Galloway.

   Mrs. Wiseman was a retired employee of the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to her mother, include two sons, Scott Wiseman and Jason Wiseman, both of Johnson City; a daughter, Shannon Wiseman Fritts, Johnson City; and four grandchildren, Lance Boyd, Allison Fritts, Dylan Wiseman and Justin Wiseman. Several cousins also survive.

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

   WISEMAN -- Funeral services for GlynEllyn Wiseman, 51, 318 Greenway Drive, Johnson City, who died Friday, will be conducted at 12 noon Monday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Rev. Chad Rittenhouse and Rev. Chris Hughes officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be David Wiseman, Gerome Cochran, Forrest Boring, Glen Campbell, Robert McCoy and Marty Proffitt. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Whitson, James Gregg, Jack Dempsey, Steve Dunn and Ray Davis. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 noon Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of Maxine Galloway, 318 Greenway Drive, Johnson City. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert Treadway


04/02/99

   Robert "Bud" Treadway, 88, 1114 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Treadway was a lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Randolph R. and Grace VanHook Treadway. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Cecil Treadway, in 1979, four brothers and three sisters.

   Mr. Treadway was a retired farmer. He was a World War II Army Veteran, having served in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe.

   Survivors include a brother, A.L. "John" Treadway, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   TREADWAY -- Funeral services for Robert "Bud" Treadway, 88, 1114 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Mr. Jack Hyder, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Larry Treadway, Tracy Trott, Carmon Dugger, Willie Church, Charles Hendrix, Tony Meredith, Joe Treadway and Bill Richardson. Honorary pallbearers will be Michael McCormick, Forrest Boling, Charles Claymon, Ronnie Hamm, Mike McKinney and the Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence of his brother, A.L. "John" Treadway, 1118 Powder Branch Road, Elizabethton, any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Mary Payne

04/02/99

   Mrs. Mary Payne, 95, 332 Mountainview Road, Hampton, died Thursday, April 1, 1999, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Payne was a native of Watauga County, N.C., a former resident of Johnson County and had lived in Carter County since 1979. She was a daughter of the late Adam and Virgie Link Hicks and was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Payne, in 1957, a son, Arlis Payne, in 1980, three brothers and a sister.

   Mrs. Payne was a member of the Sugar Grove Baptist Church.

   Survivors include three daughters, Gladys Rainbolt, Hampton, Bernice Perce, Elizabethton, and Maude Stout, W. Jefferson, N.C. Five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   PAYNE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Payne, 95, 332 Mountainview Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Mickey Beal and Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Graveside services and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the Payne Cemetery on Gregg Branch. Active pallbearers will be friends and relatives. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Thomas A. Berry

04/01/99

   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.

Elwood Cable

04/01/99

   Elwood Cable, 54, 175 Shook Branch Road, Hampton, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mr. Cable was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Millard and Mary Stout Cable. He was also preceded in death by a son, Vonell Chris Cable, and two brothers.

   Mr. Cable was retired due to disability from the AMERACE Corporation after 15 years of service. He was a Decorted Vietnam Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was awarded the Purple Heart Three Times and the Bronze Star. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #17. He was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include his wife, Pennye Campbell Cable; a son and daughter-in-law, William "Marty" and Crystal Cable, Hampton; nine brothers, Rev. Daryl Cable, Marion, N.C., Ray Cable, Elizabethton, Rev. Lloyd Cable, Hickory, N.C., Ellis Cable, Jerry Cable, Gary Cable, Rev. Charles Cable, Rev. Donnie Cable, all of Butler, and Dale Cable, Hampton; two sisters, Deloris Hicks, Butler, and Susie Carter, Elizabethton; and a cousin, Jimmy Cable.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CABLE -- Graveside services for Elwood Cable, 54, 175 Shook Branch Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at noon Saturday in the Family Cemetery, Shook Branch Road, with Rev. Haskel Ingram officiating. Howard Ensor, piper, will provide the music. Military Graveside Honors will be accorded by the VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m. Saturday, will be brothers and nephews. The family requests that monetary gifts be given to the Elwood Cable Memorial Fund at the Hampton Branch of Citizens Bank. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the resdence of his son and daughter-in-law, William "Marty" and Crystal Cable, 175 Shook Branch Road, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 11:50 a.m. Saturday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


Mathilde Fry

04/01/99

   Mrs. Mathilde Fry, of Jonesboro, Ga., died Tuesday, March 30, 1999.

   Mrs. Fry was a native of Frankfurt, Germany, and had lived in the United States for 45 years.

   Survivors include her husband; two daughters and sons-in-law; a son and daughter-in-law; a sister, Mrs. Inge Ritchie, 502 Florence Avenue, Elizabethton; a niece, Margaret Ingram, Elizabethton; and a nephew, Ronald Ritchie, Elizabethton.

   Funeral services and interment will be Friday in Jonesboro, Ga.

   Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, 2047 Highway 138, Jonesboro, Ga., (770) 210-2700, is in charge of arrangements.

   Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel.

Luther H. Hodge III

04/01/99

   Luther H. Hodge III, 66, died Wednesday, March 28, 1999, at his home in Palm City, Fla.

   Mr. Hodge was a native of Elizabethton and had lived in Palm City for the past 12 years, where he was President of the Fleet Trust Investment Company. He was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and East Tennessee State University. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

   Survivors include his wife, Kathy Wootton Hodge, Palm City, Fla.; his mother, Dorothy Griffin Hodge, Bristol, Va.; a brother, Dr. Fred Hodge, Knoxville; a sister, Judy Crockett, Elizabethton; two sons, Mike Hodge, Dallas, Texas, and Thomas Hodge, Orlando, Fla.; and two daughters, Cathy Hooker of Arkansas and Carol Axtle, Denver, Colo. Four grandchildren also survive.

   In lie of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Red Cross.

   Entombment will be at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Palm City on Tuesday, April 6.