October 1999


Glenna Miears

10/29/99

   Glenna Miears, 68, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999.

   Ms. Miears was a native of Pontotoc, Miss., and the daughter of I.T. and Myrt Griffin.

   Ms. Miears retired from Wal-Mart in Elizabethton with 15 years of service.

   Survivors include her children: Chuck Miears and wife Stacy, Lisa Pope and husband Jimmy, all of Spring, Texas, and Mike Miears and wife Debbie of Elizabethton; grandchildren: Misty Quinn and husband Sean, Crystal, Ashley and Chelsea Miears, Adam and Andy Pope, all of Spring, Texas, and Jason and Angie Miears of Elizabethton; a brother, Barnell Griffin, Pontotoc, Miss.; and a brother-in-law, K.B. Slavin, McKinney, Texas.

   The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. A celebration of Glenna's life will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Klein Funeral Home with Rev. Wallace B. Cobb officiating. Interment will follow at 5 p.m. in the Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, Texas.

   Klein Funeral Home, (281) 320-2674, is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel L. Moffitt

10/29/99

   Mrs. Hazel Louise Moffitt, 82, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 28, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Moffitt was a native of Hampton and had lived most of her life in Carter County. She was a daughter of the late Franklin E. and Hester Frances Moffitt and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Robert Benjamin "Bobby" Brice; a brother, Glenn Moffitt; a twin sister, Rettie Pittman, and three other sisters, Pauline Buchanan, Mary Hightower and Birdie Young.

   Mrs. Moffitt was a retired employee of American Bemberg Corporation with 17 years of service. She was a member of the Big Springs Baptist Church.

   Survivors include four daughters and a son-in-law, Angela and George Jones and Janice Brice Miller, all of Elizabethton, Linda Collins and Faye Moffitt, both of Johnson City; and a brother, William Moffitt of Maryland. Seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   MOFFITT -- Funeral services for Mrs. Hazel Louise Moffitt, 82, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Rick Shelton officiating. Music will be by Brenda Barnett and Phillip Waters, soloists. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Keith Trivett, Steven Trivett, John Fenner, Julian Thorp, Stacy Cox, Willard Moffitt, Ernest Gentry, Grover Gentry, Glenn Gentry and Nelson Turner. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home and Dr. Jonathan Bremer. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Friday. Friends may call at the residences of any of her daughters at any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Lelia C. Ward

10/29/99

   Lelia Carr Ward, 82, 238 Ward Road, Piney Flats, died Thursday, October 28, 1999, at her residence.

   Mrs. Ward was a native of Piney Flats and a daughter of the late Charlie and Maggie Carr. She was also preceded in death by a son, a daughter and seven brothers and sisters.

   Mrs. Ward was a homemaker and a member of the Piney Flats Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Lester Ward; a daughter-in-law, Shelby Ward, Piney Flats; a brother, Howard Carr, Oxford, Pa.; and a sister, Helen Ruth Barrett, Portsmouth, Va. Two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   WARD -- Funeral services for Lelia Carr Ward, 82, 238 Ward Road, Piney Flats, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel with Dr. Allen Davis officiating. Interment will follow services in the Shell Cemetery, Piney Flats. Active pallbearers will be Paul Pealer, Jeff Baker, Tony Hyder, Mike Baker, E.A. Harmon and Earl Forrester. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Percy B. Campbell

10/28/99

   Percy B. Campbell, 80, 108 Moody Road, Butler, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center after a brief illness.

   Mr. Campbell was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Bill and Nettie Bailey Campbell.

   Mr. Campbell was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation, having worked there for 46 years, and was a member of the Little Milligan Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Bonnie Bunton Campbell; one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Carl White, Butler; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jim and Claudette Campbell and Dan and Linda Campbell, all of Butler; and one sister, Mrs. Beulah Rainbolt, Butler. Six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral services for Percy B. Campbell, 80, 108 Moody Road, Butler, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cecil "Nick" Bradshaw officiating. Rev. Ronnie Campbell will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Campbell Cemetery, Butler. Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post #2166. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday, will be Doug Hatley, Buzz White, Brandon Pilk, Jerry Cable, Brian Campbell, Dennis Campbell and Paul Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Dagel Moody, Delmas Bunton, Roger Edney, Boyd Haase, Gurney Pilk and Joe Casey. The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Friday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia G. Cifers

10/28/99

   Virginia Gilley Cifers, 79, of Elizabethton, formerly of Kingsport, died Wednesday, October 27, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mrs. Cifers was a native of Dunbar, Va., and had resided in Kingsport for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cathy Cifers, and her parents, W.E. and Pearl Gilley.

   Mrs. Cifers was a 1939 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Eastside Christian Church, Elizabethton.

   Survivors include her husband, Robert G. Cifers, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, William E. and Karen Cifers, Elizabethton; one grandson, Christopher Cifers; one granddaughter, Samantha Pritchett; one sister, Marguerite Edmonds, Ooltewah; and one niece, Jean Pollard.

   Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, 117 East Charlemont Avenue, Kingsport, (423) 378-3134, is in charge of arrangements.

   CIFERS -- Graveside services for Virginia Gilley Cifers, 79, of Elizabethton, formerly of Kingsport, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Oak Hill Cemetery with Mr. John H. Smith, minister, officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 332 N. Lauderdale, Box 318, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-2794. Mrs. Cifers was an immersed believer in our Lord Jesus Christ. Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, 117 East Charlemont Avenue, Kingsport, is in charge of arrangements.

Odell Malone

10/28/99

   Odell Malone, 75, 3115 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, died Tuesday, October 26, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness.

   Mr. Malone was a native of Sullivan County and a son of the late Sam and Nannie Massengill Malone. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

   Mr. Malone was a retired employee of North American Rayon Corporation and a member of the Little Doe Free Will Baptist Church. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Hazel Whitehead Malone; one daughter, Sherry Morton, Hampton; one son, Sam Malone, Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Kristy Nelson, Ryan Honeycutt, Autum Morton, Sam Malone Jr. and Amber Malone; two great-grandchildren; and one brother, Frank Malone, Bluff City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   MALONE -- Funeral services for Odell Malone, 75, 3115 Gap Creek Road, Hampton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Shane Waters and Rev. Sam Ferguson officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected from friends attending the service. Honorary pallbearers will be Lewis Whitehead, Ed Whitehead, Narvel Whitehead, Paul Hinkle, George Roberson, Dr. Jeff Farrow, Dr. Kyle Colvett, Dr. Ashok Mehta and the Intensive Care Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Hazel L. Moffitt

10/28/99

   Mrs. Hazel Louise Moffitt, 82, of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 28, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Elva Forrester

10/27/99

   Elva Forrester, 85, 450 Forrester Hollow Road, Mountain City, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Forrester was a native of Johnson County and a daughter of the late Robert and Alice Church Tester. She was also preceded in death by four daughters, Bertha Mae Forrester, Helen Mary Smith, Alice Augaline Vines and Iva Corrine Norris, and one brother, Mike Tester.

   Mrs. Forrester was a member of the Vaughts Gap Baptist Church.

   Survivors include four daughters and three sons-in-law, Carolyn Forrester, of the home, Reba and John L. Neatherly, Mountain City, Patsy and William Minton, Ferguson, N.C., and Josephine and W.A. Blackburn, Butler; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Raleigh Forrester, Mountain City, Raymond Forrester, of the home, David and Mary Ann Forrester and Bobby and Barbara Forrester, all of Mountain City; one sister, Bertie Carter, Mountain City; and one brother and sister-in-law, Wade and Alpha Tester, Elizabethton. Eighteen grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 10 step-grandchildren, seven step-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, (423) 727-9221, is in charge of arrangements.

   FORRESTER -- Funeral services for Elva Forrester, 85, 450 Forrester Hollow Road, Mountain City, who died Monday, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the chapel of Percy-Hux Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Johnson and Rev. Tim Parker officiating. Interment will be in the Greene Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brian Forrester, Randy Forrester, Johnny Norris, Clint Dunn, Johnny Vines and Keith Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Norris, Michael Norris, Marty Norris, Eric Forrester and Wayne Forrester. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may call at the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Reba and John L. Neatherly, 3170 Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, any time. Percy-Hux Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Howard Sheets

10/27/99

   Rev. Howard Sheets, 63, 646 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Sunday, October 24, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Rev. Sheets was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., and the son of the late Ike and Rosa Frye Sheets.

   Rev. Sheets was a member of Sugar Hollow Freewill Baptist Church and a member of the Toe River Ministers Association.

   Survivors include his wife, Shirley Barnett Sheets, Roan Mountain; three daughters, Shelia Wise, Spruce Pine, N.C., Kathryn Johnson and Gail English, both of Roan Mountain; two sons, Marvin Sheets and Dennis Sheets, both of Roan Mountain; five sisters, Martha Phillips, Edna Burleson, Betty Lou Lingerfelt and Margaret Wise, all of Bakersville, N.C., and Daisy Campbell, Bluff City; and one brother, J.C. Sheets, Bakersville, N.C. Eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren also survive.

   Henline/Hughes Funeral Home, 85 Crimson Laurel Way, Bakersville, N.C., (828) 688-4813, is in charge of arrangements.

   SHEETS -- Funeral services for Rev. Howard Sheets, 63, 646 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sugar Hollow Freewill Baptist Church, Roan Mountain. The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Sheets Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Chris Sheets, Bradley Sheets, Daniel English, Eddie Miller, Dee Haynes and Mark Davis. Honorary pallbearers will be Jamie Sheets, Brandon Barnett, Josh Barnett, Ronnie McKinney, John Hicks, Josh Pugh, Jamie Davis, Conley Coleman, Bobby Wise, Rocky McClellan and all area ministers. The family will receive friends at Henline/Hughes Funeral Home in Bakersville, N.C., from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Henline/Hughes Funeral Home, 85 Crimson Laurel Way, Bakersville, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Albert E. Oliver

10/26/99

   Albert Earl Oliver, 84, formerly of 112 West Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, October 24, 1999, at Hermitage Nursing Home following a brief illness.

   Mr. Oliver was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Charlie and Mollie Bowers Oliver. He was also preceded in death by three sisters, one son-in-law, and his former wife, Mary Oliver.

   Mr. Oliver was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and an employee of the Bemberg Corporation.

   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Joann and Tom Vinson and Nyoka Shelburne, all of Harrisburg, Pa., and Loretta and Dean Pierce, Elizabethton, and four sons and three daughters-in-law, Charles and Freida Oliver, Richard and Phyllis Oliver, Warren Oliver and Albert and Patti Oliver, all of Elizabethton. Seventeen grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   OLIVER -- Funeral services for Albert Earl Oliver, 84, formerly of 112 W. Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. Ken Jones officiating. Music will be under the direction of Dean Palmer, soloist. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Freida Oliver, 373 Old Watauga Road, Watauga, any time. The family, friends, ministers and pallbearers will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy H. Smith

10/26/99

   Mrs. Dorothy H. Smith, 72, 119 Fox Road, Johnson City, died Monday, October 25, 1999, at Life Care center of Elizabethton following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Smith was a native of Burnsville, N.C., and a daughter of the late Wesley and Pearl Barnett Fox. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Troy L. Smith, in 1994, and a daughter.

   Mrs. Smith had lived in Johnson City for a number of years. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and was employed at Range Hall for a number of years. The last ten years before her retirement she was employed as a Private Duty Nurse. She was a member of the University Parkway Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Diane Smith and Misty Ann Williams, both of Johnson City; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Delbert L. and Dolly Smith, Gray, Elbert C. "Gomer" Smith and Danny Wesley and Anita Smith, all of Johnson City; two sisters, Emma Lee Smith, Johnson City, and Catherine Smith, Fletcher, N.C.; and two brothers, Gene G. Fox and Enza Fox, both of Johnson City. Fifteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SMITH -- Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy H. Smith, 72, 119 Fox Road, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. Phillip Fox and Pastor Michael Oaks officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. To those who prefer, memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. Smith to the National Kidney Foundation of East Tennessee, Inc., P.O. Box 1135, Blountville, TN 37617. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Mitchell Barnett, Jr.

10/25/99

   Mitchell Barnett, Jr., 70, 305 Sugar Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at his residence.

   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Mitch and Florence Holtsclaw Barnett.

   He was of the Baptist faith and a former employee of Holtsclaw Lumber Co. and Glen Raven Mills.

   Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Kim and Nina Barnett, Roan Mountain; two brothers: Bloss Barnett, Roan Mountain; and Dana Barnett, Johnson City; one grandson, Brandon English, Roan Mountain; one granddaughter, Nyoka Potter, Roan Mountain; several nieces and nephews and a special aunt, Nellie Hall, Roan Mountain.

   BARNETT -- Funeral services for Mitchell Barnett, Jr., 70, 305 Sugar Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with the Rev. Zeb Honeycutt officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1999, at Barnett Family Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Brandon English, Scott Potter, Doug Barnett, Chris Barnett, Wade Johnson and Jeff Winters. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Hutchins, Charlie Williams and Red Holtsclaw. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Paul C. Cook

10/25/99

   Paul Cooper Cook, 83, 1502 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness.

   A native of Macon County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Joe Cephus and Roberta Cooper Cook. He had lived in Elizabethton for a number of years. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Edith Fetzer Cook, Feb. 3, 1992, by two brothers and three sisters.

   He was employed with the Tennessee Valley Authority in Polk County in 1942, moved to Fontana, N.C., in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was in the Seabees and served in the South Pacific. Following his military service, he was reemployed by the TVA and serviced at the Watauga, South Holston and Fort Patrick Henry Dams. He operated the Broad Street Market and later operated the Food Fair Market, Lynn Valley, until his retirement. In 1947, He joined the Masons at Etowah, Tenn., He was a member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238, where he received his 50-year pin in 1998. He joined the Shriners in 1948 at Johnson City. He was a member of the Jericho Temple, Kingsport. Mr. Cook was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church but attended Lynn Valley Baptist Church and Immanuel Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Seulah Calhoun Reece Cook; a daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Charles Abbott, Atlanta, Ga.; a step-son and his wife, Richard R. and Arliss DeWitt Reece, Elizabethton; two step-daughters: Carole Reece, Anaheim, Calif.; and Melinda and her husband, Wesley W. Schaffner, Santa Ana, Calif.; two sisters: Lassie Cook Price, Lafayette, Tenn., and Virginia and her husband, Robert Mayberry, Baxter, Tenn.; one grandson and his wife, Daniel Paul and Sandy McCarthy Abbott, Atlanta; two step-granddaughters: Kristin Reece, Elizabethton; and Claire Schaffner, Santa Ana, Calif.; three step-grandsons: Richard Reece, Jr., and David Reece, both of Elizabethton; and Wesley E. Schaffner, Santa Ana, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews and his many friends.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   COOK -- Funeral services for Paul Cooper Cook, 83, 1502 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Duncan and the Rev. Burl Garland officiating. Interment will be in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Mr. Brian Wilson and Mrs. Sue Bowers will provide the music. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:50 p.m. Monday, will be Jim Short, Robbie Holly, Larry Holly , Freddie Holly, John Rominger, Joe Alexander, Edwin Alexander, Bill Greene and Rick Eoff. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Dashiell Masonic Lodge #238 will conduct a memorial service at 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Charles F. Marley

10/25/99

   Charles F. Marley, 52, 2802 Plymouth Road, Apt. #205, Johnson City, died Thursday, October 21, 1999, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Marley was a native of Carter County and the son of the late Edward S. and Maggie Perkey Marley Ellison.

   Mr. Marley was a member of East Side Free Will Baptist Church. He had worked delivering the "Elizabethton Star," the "Grit," and mowing lawns.

   Survivors include his wife, Judy Hodge Marley, of the home; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Edward L. and Jo Ann Marley, Glen and Felicia Marley, and Harold Dean Marley, all of Elizabethton; his stepfather, Wes Ellison, Elizabethton; one step-sister; two stepbrothers; one sister-in-law, Martha Ray, Unicoi; three nephews, Jamie, Michael and Dryl Marley, all of Elizabethton; and one niece, Kayla Marley, Elizabethton. Several aunts and uncles and three special friends, Linda Crowe and Tammy Peters, Elizabethton, and Kay Sullivan, Johnson City, also survive.

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

   MARLEY -- Funeral services for Charles F. Marley, 52, 2802 Plymouth Road, Apt. #205, Johnson City, who died Thursday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Howard Messer, Rev. Mark Simmons and Rev. Harold Mains officiating. Music was under the direction of Marsha Jaynes, Rev. Howard Messer and Alice Bunton. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Colbaugh Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Johnny Holder, Chris Holder, Jackie Bowman, Troy Graybeal, Donie Julian, Darrell Crowe, George Greer and Al Hughes. Honorary pallbearers will be friends of East Side Free Will Baptist Church, Terry Crow and Past Members of College and Career Class of East Side Free Will Baptist Church. A special thanks to Dr. James Wood, Dr. Kyle Colvett, Nurses & Staff of Johnson City Medical Center Radiation Oncology Department, Nurses and Staff of Ear, Nose & Throat Associates, Glen Rosenoff & Staff of Frontier Health, Tina Miller & Staff of Neighborhood Service Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 1:15 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of a brother, Glen Marley, 1201 Broad Street, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to East Side Free Will Baptist Church Family Life Center, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Albert E. Oliver Sr.

10/25/99

   Albert Earl Oliver Sr., 84, formerly of 112 West Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, died Sunday, October 24, 1999.

   Mr. Oliver was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Mollie Bowers Oliver, three sisters, one son-in-law, and his former wife, Mary Oliver.

   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Joann and Tom Vinson and Nyoka Shelburne, all of Harrisburg, Pa., and Loretta and Dean Pierce, Elizabethton, and four sons and three daughters-in-law, Charles and Freida Oliver, Richard and Phyllis Oliver, Warren Oliver and Albert and Patti Oliver, all of Elizabethton. Seventeen grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

   Friends may call at the residence of Charles and Freida Oliver, 373 Old Watauga Road, Watauga.

Maude M. Sampson

10/25/99

   Miss Maude Marion Sampson, 83, 315 East "I" Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 22, 1999, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton following a lengthy illness.

   Miss Sampson was a native of Bennettsville, S.C., and a daughter of the late Ruric N. and Marion Orrell Sampson. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

   Miss Sampson was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church.

   Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Margaret Given, Elizabethton, and Mrs. Louise Byron and her daughter, Mary Byron, both of Wheeling, W.Va.; two brothers, John R. Sampson, Hampton, Va., and R.N. "Buddy" Sampson, of the home; and one nephew, Geddie Monroe, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   SAMPSON -- Graveside services for Miss Maude Marion Sampson, 83, 315 East "I" Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Steven Meyerhoff officiating. Music will be by Brooks Monroe. To those who desire, memorials may be made to Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 East "F" Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643 or the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday for the graveside service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Otis K. Wolfe

10/25/99

   Otis Kenley Wolfe, 97, Rose Hill, Va., died Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, in the Pine Ridge Care Center, Elizabethton, after a brief ill ess.

   A native of Lee County, Va., he was a son of the late Carmine R. and Loretta Lathim Wolfe. He had lived in Harlan, Ky. for a number of years. Mr. Wolfe was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane Young Wolfe, in 1990, and by a son, Otis K. Wolfe, Jr., in July 1999.

   Mr. Wolfe was retired as a radio and television sales and service person. He was a ham radio operator. He was a member of the Flat Woods United Methodist Church, Jonesville, Va.

   Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Vivian and Mack Hill, Elizabethton, five grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

   A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth K. Lane

10/22/99

   Mrs. Ruth K. Lane, 88, 210 East "F" Street, Elizabethton, died Thursday, October 21, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Lane was a native of Big Stone Gap, Va., and a daughter of the late Thomas W. and Nora Jones Stitt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ray Lane, in 1991, and by three sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Lane was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Philathea Sunday School Class.

   Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen Lane, of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy R. and Wanda Lane, Elizabethton; two brothers, William Stitt, Milligan, and Ralph Stitt, Elizabethton; and three sisters, Helen Cooper, Big Stone Gap, Va., Shirley Golec, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Judy Sams, Halifax, Va. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   LANE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth K. Lane, 88, 210 East "F" Street, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. William L. Swafford officiating. Music will be by Mrs. Julie Cardwell. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Brent Seals officiating. Active pallbearers will be Brent Dugger, Don Whittamore, Maurice Whittamore, Oscar Broome, Joe Stitt, Kyle Cooper and Ken Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. C.J. Wells, Dr. Daniel Paul, Cecil Hill, Don Pratt, John Bunn and the men of First Baptist Church. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Library, 212 East "F" Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643, or a favorite charity. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service. Friends may call at the residence any time. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Margaret L. Malone

10/22/99

   Margaret L. Malone, 91, formerly of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

   Mrs. Malone was a retired school teacher of 35 years. She was a member of Missionary Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton where she was active in the Women's Circle.

   Survivors include one son, James E. Malone, Ft. Pierce, Fla.

   Private services for Mrs. Malone will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be sent to Memorial Presbyterian Church of Elizabethton.

   Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home, 3015 Okeachobee Road, Fort Pierce, Fla., 34947, (407) 461-5211, is in charge of arrangements.

   Announcement courtesy of Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

Maude M. Sampson

10/22/99

   Maude Marion Sampson, 83, formerly of 315 East "I" St., Elizabethton, died Friday, October 22, 1999, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Edward A. Scalf

10/22/99

   Edward Anderson Scalf, 78, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home.

   Mr. Scalf was a native of Bluff City and had lived in Bluff City and Elizabethton all his life.

   Mr. Scalf was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was a member of the Bunker Hill Christian Church.

   Survivors include four daughters, Glendora Maines and Loretta Kaylor, both of Bluff City, Charlene Miller, Bristol, Tenn., and Vanessa Smith, Bristol, Va.; one son, Jeffrey Carr, Bluff City; one sister, Geraldine Grindstaff, Johnson City; and one brother, Sam Scalf, Johnson City. Seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, 2223 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, (423) 764-7123, is in charge of arrangements.

   SCALF -- Funeral services for Edward Anderson Scalf, 78, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Jones Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post #6975. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Special thanks from the family to the staff of James H. Quillen VA Nursing Home Care Unit. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Jones Cemetery Fund, c/o Edward Perry, 875 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, Tenn. 37618. The family will receive friends immediately before the service Saturday morning and other times at the home of Glendora Maines, 845 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City. Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, 2223 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, is in charge of arrangements.

Virginia Morris

10/21/99

   Virginia Morris, 92, 449 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, died Wednesday, October 20, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Morris was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late James Albert and Rebecca Crow May. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Morris, in 1971, two daughters, Grace Reed and Patsy Oliver, and two sisters.

   Mrs. Morris had lived in Sullivan County for the past 45 years. She was a member of the Pleasant Beach Baptist Church.

   Survivors include three sons, Robert L. Morris and Joe Morris, both of Bluff City, and Fred Morris, Elizabethton; two daughters, Florence Miller, Bluff City, and Ann Parlier, Elizabethton; and two brothers, Frank May and Ed May, both of Elizabethton. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   MORRIS -- Funeral services for Virginia Morris, 92, 449 Bunker Hill Road, Bluff City, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Bobby Stout officiating. Interment will follow at Minton Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jeff Carr, Rocky Maines, Greg Morris, Joe Morris Jr., Danny Ray Miller and Robert Joe Morris. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. 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.

Dr. Leta E. Cates

10/19/99

   Dr. Leta E. Gattshall Cates, 42, 5883 Highway 19E, Hampton, died Sunday, October 17, 1999, at her residence following a short illness.

   Dr. Cates was a native of Goodland, Kansas, and had resided in Montgomery, Ala., for 12 years before moving to Tennessee recently. She was a daughter of Wayne and Carol Johnson Gattshall of Goodland, Kansas.

   Dr. Cates was a graduate of Fort Hayes College, Fort Hayes, Kansas, and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University. She taught in the Kansas public schools and at Troy State University School of Nursing in Montgomery, Ala. She served on active duty with the U.S. Army Veterinary Services from January 1987 to September 1992 and was discharged from the reserves with the rank of Major.

   She practiced with the Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic in Alabama, and was an active member of the Central Alabama Veterinary Association and the Alumni Association of Kansas State University.

   Dr. Cates was a member of the Center Street Baptist Church of Goodland, Kansas, and attended Oakdale Baptist Church in Alabama, serving as a class teacher and teacher in Vacation Bible School.

   Survivors include her husband, Frank A. Cates, of the home; one son, James "Jim" Frank Cates, of the home; one daughter, Mildred "Millie" Carol Cates, of the home; four brothers, David Gattshall, Thornton, Colo., John Gattshall, Tonganoxie, Kansas, Lee Gattshall, Valley Center, Kansas, and Alvin Gattshall, Freeport, Texas; two sisters, Karen G. Hooker, Kanorado, Kansas, and Ruth Gattshall, Valley Center, Kansas; and her Tennessee in-laws, Rev. Roy and Alma Cates, Clyde and Maxine Cates, Ray Cates, Ethel Wilson, Virginia Cates, Mildred Jamison, Mary Ruth Cole and Sally Cates. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   CATES -- Funeral services for Dr. Leta E. Gattshall Cates, 42, 5883 Highway 19E, Hampton, who died Sunday, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Roy Cates and Rev. Shane Waters officiating. Music will be under the direction of Jerry Barnett, soloist. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be the following nephews: Brian Gattshall, John Wilson, Wayne Cates, Mack Cates, Glenn Roy Cates, Jeremy Whisenhunt, Randy Colbaugh and Scott Lusk. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. George A. Mills, Dr. G. Neil Westbrook and co-workers, friends and clients of Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, her church family at Oakdale Baptist Church, Richard Wilson, James Isaacs Wilson, and a special thanks to nurse Christy Poole, Kim, Charlotte and Sherry of Housecall Hospice. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at the Cates residence, 5883 Highway 19E, Hampton, any time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Helen Wilson, 209 Riverside Drive, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Glen Elliott

10/19/99

   Glen Elliott, 50, Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 18, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   Mr. Elliott was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Lawson and Gertrude Bowman Elliott.

   Mr. Elliott was a 1967 graduate of Cloudland High School and was retired due to disability as a construction worker. He attended the Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Marie Sheets Elliott; three daughters and sons-in-law, Glenna and Tim Mink, Brenda and Brian Hill and Gilda and Troy Emore, all of Elizabethton; one brother, Arthur Elliott, Hampton; two sisters, Peggy Reynolds, Traper, Va., and Judy Tipton, Elizabethton; two grandsons, Austin Emore and Gage Mink; one step-grandson, Jeff Hill; and his mother-in-law, Mrs. Gilda Sheets, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   ELLIOTT -- Funeral services for Glen Elliott, 50, Marion Branch Road, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. John Stevens and Rev. Bob Campbell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Blevins Cemetery, Tiger Creek. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, will be Boyd McKinney, Steve Tipton, Bobby Sheets, Jim Lewis, Robert Banner, Chris Julian, Roger Sheets, Bill Sheets and Judy Guinn. Honorary pallbearers will be Ford Townsend, Bill Guinn, Terry Holsclaw, Larry Hicks and Wayne Hicks. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday 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. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Kenneth L. Stout Jr.

10/19/99

   Kenneth "Kenny" Lee Stout Jr., 32, 703 Well Street, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 18, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mr. Stout was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of Kenneth Lee and Rosemary Fleming Stout, Elizabethton.

   Mr. Stout was a member of Southwestern Baptist Church, Johnson City.

   He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Joseph Franklin Fleming.

   Survivors, in addition to his parents, include his maternal grandmother, Oakley T. Fleming, Elizabethton; four brothers, Robert Stout, Jonesborough, David Stout and Steve Stout, both of Johnson City, and Scott Stout, Elizabethton; one sister, Michelle Stout, Elizabethton; and one uncle, William R.J. Fleming, Bristol, Va. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   STOUT -- Funeral services for Kenneth "Kenny" Lee Stout Jr., 32, 703 Well Street, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday from the Southwestern Baptist Church, Johnson City, with Rev. Johnny Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. James M. Wilson, Dr. Thomas B. McGinnis and Dr. Richard Elliott. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby M. Bailey

10/18/99

   Ruby Mae Bailey, 71, 221 B South Hills Drive, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 15, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Bailey was a native of Bluff City and the daughter of the late Preston and Ada Hodge Vestal. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James H. Bailey, and one daughter, Patsy Campbell.

   Mrs. Bailey was a member of Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include two daughters, Betty Greer and Sharon Gilbert, both of Elizabethton; one son, Wade Junior Bailey, Elizabethton; two brothers, Wayne Vestal, Hampton, and Bill Vestal, Piney Flats; and one half-sister, Doneita Vestal. Seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren also survive.

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

   BAILEY -- Funeral services for Ruby Mae Bailey, 71, 221 B South Hills Drive, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Tommy Maines officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ben Johnson and Bob and Pat Ray. Interment will follow at Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Larry Wayne Gilbert Jr., Junior Cole, Joe Barnett, George Perry, Tim Gouge, Ronnie Gouge, Mickey Nidiffer, Trevoux Wade Campbell, Allen Norwood and James Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Teodorico P. Cruz, the ICU Nursing Staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and two special friends, Charlene Vanhorn and Cordie Nave. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of a daughter, Sharon Gilbert, 401A South Lane Court, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Warren G. Blackburn

10/18/99

   Warren G. Blackburn, 78, 10912 Santa Clara, Lamont, Calif., died Wednesday, October 13, 1999, at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif.

   Mr. Blackburn was a native of Butler and the son of the late Robert W. and Edna McCloud Blackburn.

   Mr. Blackburn had lived in California for the last 20 years. He was of the Baptist faith and had worked in the Farm Irrigation System for the last 20 years.

   Survivors include one brother, Dennis Blackburn, Elizabethton; one sister, Mytrice Clarkson, Covington, Ky.; and special friends, Joe and Geraldine Russell, Bakersville, Calif. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Mr. Blackburn will be returned to Elizabethton for funeral services and interment.

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

   BLACKBURN -- Funeral services for Warren G. Blackburn, 78, 10912 Santa Clara, Lamont, Calif., who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in the Autumn Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Owens officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bob Moore. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Military Honors to be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty J. Byers

10/18/99

   Miss Betty Jean Byers, 61, formerly of 134 Byers Road, Elizabethton, died Sunday, October 17, 1999, at Asbury Center, Johnson City, following an extended illness.

   Miss Byers was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late Sidney G. and Lassie Pearl Sheets Byers. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Irene Byers, a brother-in-law, Roy H. Timbs, and a nephew, Chad Edward Byers.

   Miss Byers was a member of Keenburg Free Will Baptist Church and a homemaker.

   Survivors include four sisters, Nola Timbs, Hazel "Tince" Buckles and Ruth Roark, all of Elizabethton, and Mandy Freemon, Piney Flats; a special niece, Sandy Timbs, Elizabethton; and five brothers, Carl Byers, Ray Byers, John Byers, Terry Byers and Jerry "Jiggs" Byers, all of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BYERS -- Funeral services for Miss Betty Jean Byers, 61, formerly of 134 Byers Road, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Mark Street and Rev. Dale Greenwell officiating. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Rob Lambert, Ronnie Byers, Tim Timbs, Rick Timbs, Darrell Woods, Jerry Lyons, Dexter Shipley and Walter Perry Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. David Freeman, Dr. Holland Morelock, Mike Ruthledge, John Huffman, Harold Dean Hicks, Holly Bowman and the staff at Asbury Center. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Ruth Roark, 204 Wilson Avenue, Biltmore, or at any of the other brothers or sisters any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Leta E. Cates

10/18/99

   Dr. Leta E. Gattshall Cates, 42, 5883 Highway 19E, Hampton, died at her residence Sunday, October 17, 1999.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Ezekiel "Zeke" Julian

10/18/99

   Ezekiel "Zeke" Julian, 75, 409 Orchard Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 15, 1999, at the James H. Quillen V.A. Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Julian was a native of Carter County and the son of the late P.H. and Nellie Hughes Julian. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Howard, Roy and Pierce Julian, one sister, Georgia Pittman, and one foster son, Jimmy Mottern.

   Mr. Julian was a member of West Side Christian Church and a retired employee of Pharmaceal Laboratories. He was a member of the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166 and a former P.O.W. He worked as a volunteer at the V.A. with Prisoners of War, and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Frances Mottern Julian, of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Frank Taylor, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Tammy Julian, Charlotte, N.C.; one brother, Evans Julian, San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Winnie McClain, Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Chad Taylor, Elizabethton, Chase, Chelsea and Cherish Julian, all of Charlotte, N.C.; and eight foster children, Mary France, Bobbie Seifert, David, Alfred, Ronnie, Eddie and Billy Mottern, and Sherry Mottern Hudson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   JULIAN -- Funeral services for Ezekiel "Zeke" Julian, 75, 409 Orchard Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Jim Curtis and Mr. Greg Keys, ministers, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Larey and Chris Pippin and Scott Reynolds, organist. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Military Honors to be accorded by the Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.W. Post #2166. Active pallbearers will be nephews: Toby Julian, Donie Julian, Bud Julian, John McClain, Eddie Mottern, Billy Mottern and Ronnie Mottern. Honorary pallbearers will be Dean Fulton, Deaston Braswell, Bill Grindstaff, William Carpenter, Virgil Carpenter, John "Pete" Fagan, Bob Ross, Wright Swanay and Members of Prisoners of War (Johnson City). Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to West Side Christian Church Building Fund, 1307 West G Street, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Mable S. Langridge

10/18/99

   Mable Sharp Langridge, 77, 339 Airport Road, Elizabethton, died Friday, October 15, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Ms. Langridge was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late James K. and Tracy Gross Sharp. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Patsy Langridge.

   Ms. Langridge was a homemaker and a member of Hunter United Methodist Church and Lakeside United Methodist Church in Lake Worth, Fla.

   Survivors include her husband, H.P. Langridge, of the home; three daughters, Susan Ollmann, Gainesville, Fla., Jane Farmer, Elizabethton, and Daphne Mahagan, Tampa, Fla.; one son, Howard Langridge, Sopchoppy, Fla.; two brothers, Karl Sharp, Johnson City, and James Sharp, Elizabethton; and one half-sister, Betty Lacy, Elizabethton. Five grandchildren, one great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   LANGRIDGE -- Funeral services for Mable Sharp Langridge, 77, 339 Airport Road, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Friday, October 22, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Benny Huguley officiating. Private disposition will be held at a later date. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Hunter United Methodist Church, 722 Highway 91, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37643. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Sherrie D. Williams

10/18/99

   Sherrie Dawn Elrod Williams, 33, 951 Dry Creek Road, Jonesborough, died Saturday, October 16, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Williams was a native of Washington County and a daughter of Walter and Janet Hilton Rodifer, 959 Dry Creek Road, Jonesborough.

   Mrs. Williams was a 1984 graduate of David Crockett High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Harvestime Apostolic Church in Erwin.

   She was preceded in death by a brother, Joshua Rodifer, in 1985.

   Survivors, in addition to her parents, include her husband, Jeffrey David Williams, of the home; a son, Thomas "T.J." Williams, of the home; four sisters, Robin Taylor, Cindy Draper and Laura Rodifer, all of Jonesborough, and Robin Jacobson, Fond du Lac, Wis.; a brother, Walter Rodifer II, Jonesborough; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Carol Williams. Several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.

   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, (423) 753-0514, is in charge of arrangements.

   WILLIAMS -- Funeral services for Sherrie Dawn Elrod Williams (wife of Jeffrey Williams and mother of "T.J." Williams), 33, 951 Dry Creek Road, Jonesborough, who went to be with the Lord Saturday, October 16, 1999, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday from the chapel of Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Carver officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. Interment services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Washington County Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Maverick Francis, Jeremy Campbell, Johnny Campbell, Ricky Williams, Gerald Byrd, Danny Tester, Marvin Story and Tim Rodifer. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Henry, Greg Williams, Brian Cox, Junior Garland and Greg Walters. Friends may call at their convenience at the home of her parents, Walter and Janet Rodifer, 959 Dry Creek Road, Jonesborough. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, 418 W. College Street, Jonesborough, is in charge of arrangements.

Lillie M. Burrow

10/14/99

   Mrs. Lillie Mae Cordell Burrow, more lovingly known as "Pill," 79, of Hillview Healthcare Center, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 12, 1999, after a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Burrow was born June 6, 1920 in Shell Creek to Jack and Bettie Riddle Cordell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Harmon Burrow.

   Mrs. Burrow was a member of the First Christian Church of Elizabethton. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, a retired Sr. Vice President of Elizabethton Federal Savings Bank and a member of the Elizabethton Professional Business and Womens Club.

   Survivors include a son, Joey C. Burrow, Elizabethton, and two sisters, Beatrice Blevins, Elizabethton, and Thelma McKinney, Roan Mountain. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson, N.C., and Memorial Funeral Chapel of Elizabethton are in charge of arrangements.

   BURROW -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lillie Mae Cordell Burrow, more lovingly known as "Pill," 79, of Hillview Healthcare Center, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Elizabethton with Dr. Don Marshall and Rev. Jack Cordell officiating. Interment services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church of Elizabethton. Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson, N.C., and Memorial Funeral Chapel of Elizabethton are in charge of arrangements.

Fronie B. Bowers

10/13/99

   Fronie Blevins Ballard Bowers, 75, 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, died Monday, October 11, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Bowers was a native of Carter County and the daughter of the late James and Sally Massengill Blevins. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, William E. Ballard, a son, Marvin Ballard, three sisters and two brothers.

   Mrs. Bowers was a member of Pleasant Beach Baptist Church and a former employee of Texas Instruments.

   Survivors include her husband, Luther Bowers, of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Susie and Coy Lane, Elizabethton; four sons and daughters-in-law, Wade and Carolyn Ballard, Bluff City, Dale and Patricia Ballard, Fairfield, Pa., Ray and Teresa Ballard, Elizabethton, and Rondal and Natasha Ballard, Okinawa, Japan; a sister, Hattie Carr, Aiken, S.C.; four brothers, George Blevins, Arthur Blevins, James Blevins and Reece Blevins, all of Elizabethton; three stepdaughters, Denise Blevins and Sherry Graybeal, both of Elizabethton, and Terri Scott, Bluff City; and two stepsons, Lynn Bowers and Chris Bowers, both of Elizabethton. Fifteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   BOWERS -- Funeral services for Fronie Blevins Ballard Bowers, 75, 1957 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Bobby Stout and Rev. Stephen Hensley officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Chinquapin Grove Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Highland Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Nursing Staff, 2nd Floor, Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, and Dr. Ahmed Khan. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of her daughter, Susie Lane, 108 Sneed Hill Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 682, Elizabethton, Tenn. 37644. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Lillie Mae Burrow

10/13/99

   Lillie Mae "Pill" Burrow, 78, Hillview Nursing Home, Elizabethton, died there Tuesday, October 12, 1999, after an extended illness.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Boone Family Funeral Service, West Jefferson, N.C., is in charge.

Lillian B. Francis

10/13/99

   Lillian B. Goodall Francis, 80, of Bowling Green, Ky., died Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at Greenview Regional Hospital, Bowling Green.

   Mrs. Francis was a native of Monroe County, Ky. She was the daughter of the late Lodowick Turner "Ned" and Lillis Lillian Ferguson Goodall, and was also preceded in death by her husband, Terry Page Francis, and a son, Wayne G. Francis.

   Mrs. Francis had been employed as an office clerk at the Adult Learning Center and was a former beautician. She was a member of Eastside Church of Christ.

   Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Janette Francis, Lagrange, Ky.; a sister, Vernon Downing, Gamaliel, Ky.; a grandson, Terry Francis; and a granddaughter, Rebekah Francis Barnes. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, 832 Broadway, Bowling Green, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

   FRANCIS -- Funeral services for Lillian B. Goodall Francis, 80, of Bowling Green, Ky., who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Strode Funeral Home, Gamaliel Chapel, with Bob Buchanon, Terry Francis and Tom Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow in the Neal Cemetery, Flippin, Ky. The family will receive friends from 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kirby and Son Funeral Home, and from 4-9 p.m. Thursday at Strode Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Neal Cemetery Fund in Flippin, Ky. J.C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home, 832 Broadway, Bowling Green, Ky., is in charge of arrangements.

Susie V. Guy

10/13/99

   Susie V. Guy, 87, 4485 Highway 19-E, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Guy was a native of Coeburn, Va., and the daughter of the late Will and Maude Davidson Pruitt. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William T. Guy, February 15, 1996, a son, Billy Guy, May 21, 1969, a brother, James B. Pruitt, and three sisters, Una Jennings, Marie Rogers and Betty Ball.

   Mrs. Guy was a resident of Carter County most of her life. She was a member of Valley Forge Christian Church and a retired custodian with the Carter County School System at Valley Forge School.

   Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Guy, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Linda Guy, Hampton; a sister, Mrs. Willard (Mildred) Hamilton, Sandusky, Ohio; a grandson and his wife, Jeffrey and Tracy Guy, Hampton; and two granddaughters and their husbands, Jaclyn and Terry Lewis, Elizabethton, and Jana and Brian Chambers, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   GUY -- Funeral services for Susie V. Guy, 87, 4485 Highway 19-E, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Mickey Beal officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Union Baptist Church Choir. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Rogers, Terry Banner, Traye Townsend, Hunter "BoBo" Nave Jr., Tommy Guy, Danny Goodwin and Larry Goodman. Honorary pallbearers will be John Frank Smith, Charles D. "Bud" Whisnant, Tony Payne, Herman Tolley, L.J. Birchfield and Pat Lewis. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 9:15 a.m. Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence, 4485 Highway 19-E, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Leotha Richardson

10/13/99

   Leotha Richardson, 88, formerly of Route 3, Roan Mountain, died Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Roan Mountain, following an extended illness.

   Miss Richardson was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Hillsberry and Vernie Baker Richardson. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Greene, and two brothers, Jeff Richardson and Cephas Richardson.

   Miss Richardson was a member of Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include a brother, John Richardson, Roan Mountain, and a sister, Winnie Osborne, Johnson City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   RICHARDSON -- Funeral services for Leotha Richardson, 88, formerly of Route 3, Roan Mountain, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, with Rev. Keith Gwyn officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Danny Cooke Family and Charlotte Smith, organist. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Richardson Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be H.B. Richardson, William Osborne, Carl Osborne, Douglas Richardson, C.L. Thomas and Herbert Hoilman. Honorary pallbearers will be the men and deacons of Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church, Staff of Roan Highlands Nursing Center, Charles Hartman and Paul Wilson. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel. Friends may also call at the residence of her brother, John Richardson, 285 Morgan Branch Road, Roan Mountain, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to Morgan Branch Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 849 Alton Palmer Road, Elk Park, N.C. 28622. Tetrick Funeral Home, Rhododendron Chapel, Roan Mountain, is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline M. Willis

10/13/99

   Mrs. Pauline Merritt Willis, 84, 116 Echo Drive, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, October 12, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital of an apparent heart attack.

   Mrs. Willis was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late John "Tiger" and Emma Fair Merritt. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

   Mrs. Willis was a 1932 graduate of Elizabethton High School. She was a member of East River Park Christian Church and a Charter Member of the Rainbow Class.

   Survivors include three sisters, Mary Lee Buck and Frances Hale, both of Elizabethton, and Daisy Cohen, Fremont, Calif. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   WILLIS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Merritt Willis, 84, 116 Echo Drive, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Mr. Joel Stauffer, minister, officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, will be MacDonald Merritt, Kenneth R. Nave, Randy Merritt, David Buck Jr., Gilbert Ornduff and John Rominger. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a sister, Mary Lee Buck, 401 S. Main Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Friday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Priscilla H. Parks

10/12/99

   Mrs. Priscilla Hope Parks, 59, 308 B South View Circle, Elizabethton, died Monday, October 11, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a lengthy illness.

   Mrs. Parks was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dewey "Jack" and Cora Rhea McKeehan.

   Mrs. Parks was of the Christian faith.

   Survivors include a daughter, Shelli Verran, Elizabethton; a son and daughter-in-law, Marc and Suzanne Parks, Asheville, N.C.; eight sisters, Peggy Taylor, Salisbury, N.C., Patsy Green, Unicoi, Patricia Hawkins, Knoxville, Pauletta Harsh, Owosso, Mich., Pam Cardwell, Jonesborough, Pauline McKeehan, Phyllis Gentry and Patty Sims, all of Elizabethton; and two grandchildren, Anessa Sparks and Jeremy Brumit, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   PARKS -- Funeral services for Mrs. Priscilla Hope Parks, 59, 308 B South View Circle, Elizabethton, who died Monday, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, with Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Music will be under the direction of Rev. Doug Ranshaw. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Johnson City. Active pallbearers will be Benny Baird, Mike Campbell, Junior Bailey, Harvey Cardwell, Steve Goodwin Jr., David Hawkins, Chris Hawkins and Larry Cornett. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeremy Brumit, David Pugh, Curtis Sims, Kenneth Potter, Jessie Potter, Andrew Cornett, Jim Green, Tim Green, Gary Gentry Jr., Sammy Hawkins, Mark Taylor, Eric Taylor and Richie Harsh. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the funeral service. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Jack E. Reece

10/12/99

   Jack Eugene Reece, 59, 2160 Highway 421, North Mountain City, died Sunday, October 10, 1999, at Johnson County Health Center.

   Mr. Reece was a native of Johnson County and a son of the late Walter W. Reece.

   Mr. Reece was a past member of the Jaycees, a member of the Johnson County Republican Party and a 1963 graduate of East Tennessee State University. He was a manager for the Blue Ridge Shoe Company and was Johnson County Trustee for a number of years.

   Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Ruby Elizabeth Smith Reece, Mountain City; three daughters, Kimberly Reece and Penny McPeak, both of Johnson City, and Sara Reece, Roanoke, Va.; a brother, Carroll Reece, Mountain City; and a grandchild, Lindsay. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   REECE -- Funeral services for Jack Eugene Reece, 59, 2160 Highway 421, North Mountain City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday from the Henson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Hill officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Rebecca Reece and Fred Ramsey. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Phillippi Cemetery. Pallbearers will be cousins. Honorary pallbearers will be Congressman James H. Quillen, Dick Pleasant, Glenn Eller, Sonny Craddock, Joe Eller, Frank Lieberstein, Craft Presnell, James Lefler, Larry Yates, Danny Herman and Jim Gilley. Memorials may be made to the Johnson County Rescue Squad. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the home of his brother, Carroll Reece, 992 Swift Hollow Road, Mountain City, any time. Henson Funeral Home, 1141 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Earl Clark

10/11/99

   Mr. Earl Clark, 88, 1093 Tiger Creek Road, Roan Mountain, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Roan Highlands Nursing Center following a brief illness.

   Mr. Clark was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County, and a son of the late Nat and Polly Simerly Clark. Mr. Clark was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Ruth Hill Clark, in 1987, by two sons, by three brothers: Sam Clark, Clyde Clark and Elmer Clark; and by three sisters: Lurlie Miller, Jay Clark and Ruby Loria.

   Mr. Clark was a retired employee with North American Rayon Corp. with 30 years of service. He served as a paratrooper with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include six sons: Eddie Clark, Larry Clark, Gary Clark and Cecil Clark, all of Roan Mountain; Harold Clark and Stevie Clark, both of Elizabethton; two daughters: Judy Gouge, Unicoi; and Mina Chambers, Roan Mountain; two sisters: Juanita Good and Nora Roberts, both of Roan Mountain; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Donna Chambers, Roan Mountain.

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

   CLARK -- Funeral services for Mr. Earl Clark, 88, 1093 Tiger Creek Road, Roan Mountain, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Davis and the Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Music will be by the Hopson Chapel Church Choir and Margaret Smith, soloist. Interment will follow in the Collins Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Wayne Hickman, Wayne Blevins, Kevin Blevins, June Chambers, Lester Simerly and Joe Orr. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Blevins, Bill Street, Bill Simerly, Rob Hill, Eddie Julian, Terry Hyder, David Harrell, Tim Miller, Jamie Campbell and Charles Banner. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 776, Elizabethton, TN 37644. The family will receive friends at Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Roan Mountain, from 6-9 p.m. Sunday. Friends may call other times at the residence of a daughter, Mina Chambers, 1096 Tiger Creek Road, Roan Mountain; or a son, Eddie Clark, 1093 Tiger Creek Road, Roan Mountain. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Charles H. Hendrix

10/11/99

   Mr. Charles Howard "Kim" Hendrix, 90, 118 Buck VanHuss Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at his residence following a lengthy illness.

   Mr. Hendrix was a native and lifelong resident of Carter County and a son of the late Charles and Nancy Campbell Hendrix. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Treadway Hendrix in 1994; also by three brothers, Dana Hendrix, Ed Hendrix and George Hendrix; and by one sister, Margaret Hendrix.

   He was a retired school teacher and coach in the Carter County School System with 33 years of service in the Happy Valley School. He was also a professional photographer and a master woodworker. Mr. Hendrix was a member of Southside Christian Church.

   Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law; Charles H. and Doris Hendrix, of the home; five daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte and Carmon Dugger, Elizabethton; Jenene an Bill Allen, Pendleton, S.C.; Linda and Bobby Shelton, Elizabethton; Matilda and Tommy Spires, Lake Butler, Fla.; and Dawn and William Stover, Johnson City; a twin sister, Lucille Rocarro, Elizabethton; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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

   HENDRIX -- Funeral services for Charles Howard "Kim" Hendrix, 90, 118 Buck VanHuss Drive, Elizabethton, will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, with Mr. Michael Koruschak, minister, officiating. Music will be by Mr. Charles Dugger. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and sons-in-law. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Bayless, Richard Edens, Howard Matherly, Richard Tittle, Harold Chambers, Ray Smith, Willie Church, Dr. Jimmy Pearson, Dr. David Freemon, Dr. David Fletcher, Allen Silver, Joe Treadway and members, deacons and elders of Southside Christian Church. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the Carter County Humane Society, C/O Bob White, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or Southside Christian Church Scholarship Fund, 1605 Southside Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends in the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Sunday prior to the service. Friends may also call at the residence, or the residence of a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Bobby Shelton, 122 Buck VanHuss Drive, Elizabethton, at any time. The family, minister, pallbearers and friends will assemble at the funeral chapel at 12:30 p.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Ruth B. Huffine

10/11/99

   Georgia "Ruth" Buchanan Huffine, 86, 222 Aviation Drive, Elizabethton, died Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

   Mrs. Huffine was a native of Princeton, W. Va., and had lived most of her life in Johnson City. She was a daughter of the late Noah and LouRinda Griffey Buchanan and was also preceded in death by four brothers and six sisters.

   Mrs. Huffine was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, Glenn H. Huffine; one daughter, Betty Ann Martin and her husband, Richard Martin, Mooresville, N.C.; two sons: Harold D. Huffine and his wife Helen Huffine, Elizabethton; and Jerry Lynn Huffine and his wife, Shirley Huffine, Mooresville, N.C.; five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

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

   HUFFINE -- Graveside services for Georgia "Ruth" Buchanan Huffine, 86, 222 Aviation Drive, Elizabethton, who died Saturday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at Monte Vista Burial Park. The Rev. E.W. Barnes will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Survivors include her husband, Glenn Huffine; one daughter and son-in-law, Betty Ann and Richard Martin, Mooresville, N.C.; two sons and daughters-in-law; Harold and Helen Huffine, Elizabethton; and Jerry Lynn and Shirley Huffine, Mooresville, N.C.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to their favorite charity. Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is in charge of arrangements.

Trula G. Irick

10/11/99

   Trula G. Irick, 89, 141 East Market Street, John Sevier Center, Johnson City, died Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Appalachian Christian Village following an extended illness.

   A native of Rutledge, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late William Clarence and Evan Renfroe Goans. She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

   Mrs. Irick attended Munsey United Methodist Church.

   Survivors include her husband, John A. Irick, of the home; four sons: William Wendling, Morristown, Tenn.; Michael K. Wendling, Almo, Ky.; David Wendling, Plano, Texas; and Douglas G. Illsley, Hutchins, Texas; two daughters: Mary Ann Bieve, Chicago, Ill.; Patricia Ragont, Barrington, Il.; three brothers: Don Goans and James Goans, both of Knoxville; and George P. Goans, Florida. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great children also survive.

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

   IRICK -- Funeral services for Trula G. Irick, 89, 141 East Market Street, John Sevier Center, Johnson City, who died Friday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Darrell Holly officiating. Interment will follow at Cable Cemetery in the Sugar Grove community. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert H. Moreland

10/11/99

   Robert H. Moreland, 76, 128 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.

   A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late J.M. and Bertha Lipps Moreland. He was preceded in death by a brother, G.L. Moreland.

   Mr. Moreland attended the Free Will Baptist Church. He was a U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps. veteran of World War II, and a lifetime member of Captain Lynn H. Folsom V.F.S. Post No. 2166. He was a retired postal service worker and member of Dashiell Masonic Lodge No. 238 F&AM, the Scottish Rite and the Jericho Temple. Mr. Moreland was also a former Scout Master with Troop 25 of the First Free will Baptist Church and Troop 27 of First Baptist Church.

   Survivors include his wife, Barbara White Moreland, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law: Gene and Geneva Moreland and Greg and Melissa Moreland, all of Elizabethton; one sister, Mrs. Herman (Myrtle) Deal, Elizabethton; three grandchildren: Todd Moreland, Sommerville, W. Va.; and Travis and Tara Moreland, Elizabethton. Three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   MORELAND -- Funeral services for Robert H. Moreland, 76, 128 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, 1999, with the Rev. Phil Poston officiating. Music will be under the direction of Carol Bowers, organist. A Masonic service by Dashiell Masonic Lodge No. 238 F&AM will follow the regular service. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 11, 1999, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with military honors to be accorded by Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post No. 2166 and bagpipe music by Howard Ensor. Active pallbearers will be Todd Moreland, Travis Moreland, Tara Moreland, Charles Moreland, Sonny Deal, Ronald Oliver and Henry Clay White. Honorary pallbearers will be Herman Deal, Landon Campbell, Ralph Smith, M.L. Braddock, Paul Bishop, Raymond Townsend, Ed Crum, Calvin Quesenberry, past and present employees of U.S. Post Office, Don Parkey and all the Sunday and Wednesday afternoon tennis cronies. Everyone will meet at 10:15 a.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, 128 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to a favorite charity.

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

Carrie M. Shepard

10/11/99

   Mrs. Carrie Myrtle Shepard, 90, formerly of Rt. 6, Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, died Sunday, October 10, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home, Elizabethton, following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Shepard was a native of Mitchell County, N.C., and the daughter of the late Marcus Lusk and Lilly Bennett Lewis. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Arthur R. Shepard, in 1973.

   Mrs. Shepard had made her home in the Cedar Grove Community for most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Roan Street Church of God in Elizabethton.

   Survivors include three daughters, Doris Ann Richardson and Mary Louise Trusler, both of Elizabethton, and Alta Holland, Johnson City, and three sons, Bill P. Shepard, E. Ray Shepard and Robert G. Shepard, all of Johnson City. Fourteen grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   SHEPARD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie Myrtle Shepard, 90, formerly of Rt. 6, Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Rev. Earl Golden and Rev. Ken Bewley officiating. Private graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Sparks Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Pete Bryant, Edward MacLucas, Eddie Manning, Greg Richardson, Robert A. Shepard and Trond Shepard. For those who prefer, memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Roan Street Church of God, 105 West E Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8 p.m. Tuesday or you may call at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Manning, 176 Constitution Avenue, Elizabethton, any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Otis E. Simerly

10/11/99

   Otis Edward Simerly, Jr., 52, 141 Ellison Road, Hampton, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, in Johnson City.

   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Otis Edward Simerly, Sr., and Zella Street Simerly.

   He was a carpenter with Holtsclaw Builders. He was a Free Will Baptist.

   Survivors include his wife: Brenda Tolley Simerly; four daughters: Angelia Smith, April Townsend and Christy Simerly, all of Elizabethton; and Kim Simerly, Hampton; one son: Scotty Simerly, Hampton; one sister, Connie Ellison, Hampton; four brothers: Edward Bailey, Kenneth Simerly and David Bailey, all of Hampton; and Darrell Bailey, Elizabethton; and four grandchildren.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   SIMERLY -- Funeral services for Otis Edward Simerly, Jr., 52, 141 Ellison Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, were conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Gary Whitehead officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Cochran Cemetery, Fairview community. Active pallbearers were selected from friends and relatives attending the service. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of a daughter, Angelia Smith, 526 Garrison Hollow Road, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assembly at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Lester Campbell

10/08/99

   Mr. Lester Campbell, 80, 267 Cobbs Creek Road, Butler, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at his residence.

   He was a native of Johnson County, a son of the late William Samuel and Alice Blackburn Campbell. Mr. Campbell was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Inabelle Guinn Campbell, in 1989, and by a son, Floyd Campbell in 1978.

   He was retired from North American Rayon after 37 years of service and was of the Baptist faith.

   Survivors include three sons: Billy and Paul Campbell, both of Butler; and Earl Campbell, Mountain City; two daughters: Wanda Campbell and Margie Perkins, both of Butler; two brothers: Jimmy and Benny Campbell, both of Mountain City; two sisters: Laura Lunceford, Butler; and Pearl Henson, Mountain City; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

   Henson Funeral Home, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

   CAMPBELL -- Funeral service for Lester Campbell, 80, 267 Cobbs Creek Road, Butler, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday from the chapel of the Henson Funeral Home with the Rev. David Cunningham, the Rev. Bruce Simcox and the Rev. Dennis Peterson officiating. Pallbearers will be Eric Campbell, Jason Campbell, Brian Campbell, Junior Campbell, Jerry Mottern and Robert Fritts. Honorary pallbearers will be Klan Pleasant, Keith Lunceford, Richard Lacey, Bud Grindstaff and Ernest Grindstaff. Interment will follow in the Rock Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home or at the family residence, 267 Cobbs Creek Road, Butler, at any time. Henson Funeral Home, Mountain City, is in charge of arrangements.

Robert H. Moreland

10/08/99

   Mr. Robert H. "Bob Moreland", 76, 128 Ford Lane, Elizabethton, Tenn., died Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, in the Johnson City Medical Center.

   Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

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

Gladys H. Scalf

10/08/99

   Gladys Harrison Scalf, 79, 373 Wade Bulla Road, Watauga, Tenn., died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, at her residence following a brief illness.

   A native of Watauga County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Spencer and Alice Harvey Harrison. Mrs. Scalf was preceded in death by her husband, Larken Bill Scalf, a son, Junior Ray Scalf, and a brother, Roy Wade Harrison.

   She was a member of Straightway Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors include five sons: James Monroe Scalf, Larry Wesley Scalf, and Terry Lee Scalf, all of Watauga, Tenn.; Jerry Wayne Scalf, Kokomo, Ind.; and Steven Don Scalf, Johnson City; Tenn; one daughter, Linda Scalf Milhorn and son-in-law, Kenneth Milhorn, Watauga, Tenn.; five brothers: James and Reynold Harrison, Elizabethton, Tenn.; Bill Harrison, Johnson City, Tenn.; Eugene Harrison, Palm Harbor, Fla; and Kenneth Harrison, Afton, Tenn.; three sisters: Ann Coffey, Blowing Rock, N.C.; Sherry Coffey, Elizabethton, Tenn.; and Pauline Hodge, Ohio. Nineteen grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   SCALF -- Funeral services for Gladys Harrison Scalf, 79, 373 Wade Bulla Road, Watauga, Tenn., who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Michael Lamb and the Rev. Robert Crusenberry officiating. Music will be under the direction of the Peterson Family. Interment will follow at Scalf Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be friends and neighbors. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Mossie B. Wilson

10/07/99

   Mossie H. Buckles Wilson, 79, formerly of 120 U.G. Buckles Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at Four Oaks Nursing Home in Jonesborough following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Jackson C. and Eliza C. Williams Pierce. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Abe L. Buckles, 1990; her second husband, Ruble Wilson, 1990; one daughter, Rita Buckles Oliver; two brothers: Carl and Jackson C. "J.C." Pierce; and one sister, Mae Vandeventer.

   Mrs. Wilson was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church and a retired employee of General Motors, Inc.

   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law: Eudene Pasquale, Elizabethton; Georgia and Larry Phillips, Elizabethton; one son and daughter-in-law, William C. "Buck" and Cora Buckles, Elizabethton; one sister, June Elliott, Knoxville; and one brother, U.G. Buckles, Elizabethton. Six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

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

   WILSON -- Funeral services for Mossie H. Buckles Wilson, 79, formerly of 120 U.G. Buckles Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with Mr. Richard Thomason, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Sharon Oliver, soloist, and David Arney, organist. Committal services and entombment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Mausoleum of Peace. Active pallbearers will be Jeffery Scott Buckles, Floyd Vandeventer, Terry Oliver, Ray Heaton, Mike White, Steve Pierce, and Joe Rominger. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Hilman, Eugene Oliver, Larry Phillips, James Buckles, Ivan Buckles, Dr. Donald E. Clemons and staff, friends and neighbors. Everyone will meet at 9:15 a.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, or at the residence, 120 U.G. Buckles Road, Elizabethton, any time. For those who prefer, memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to American Diabetes Association, 4004 Hillsboro Road, Suite B-216, Nashville, TN 37215. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony L. Brewer

10/06/99

   Anthony Lynn “Tony” Brewer, 37, 146 Nanny Goat Hill Road, Elizabethton, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at his residence after a brief illness.

   A native of Petersburg, Va., he was a son of Mary Hampton Brewer, Life Care Center, Elizabethton, and the late Garfield W. Brewer who died May 4, 1999. He had lived a number of years in Carter County.

   He was a 1980 graduate of Elizabethton High School. Mr. Brewer was co-owner of the Hampton Beverage Shop. He was a former employee of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

   Survivors, in addition to his mother, include three uncles: Dave Hampton and Harold Hampton, both of Elizabethton; and Carl Brewer, Bluff City; and several cousins.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BREWER — Graveside services for Anthony Lynn “Tony” Brewer, 37, 146 Nanny Goat Hill Road, Elizabethton, who died Tuesday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. Tim Chambers and Mr. Clay Bailey, ministers, officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday will be David Hampton, Jr., Dan Hampton, Greg Mathes, John Paul Mathes, Darrell Woods and Jim Sherrill. Honorary pallbearers will be Alonzo Perkins, Shannon Morton and members of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. James C. Dugger

10/06/99

   The Rev. James Cecil Dugger, 62, Dugger Street, Granite Falls, N.C., died on Monday, Oct. 4, at Frye Regional Medical Center.

   He was born on Nov. 9, 1936, in Carter County, Tenn, the son of Myrtle Lambert Dugger, Lenoir, N.C. and the late James Oliver Dugger. He was preceded in death by two brothers.

   Mr. Dugger was a member and deacon of Gethsemane Baptist Church and had pastored three churches in Caldwell County, the last being Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He retired from General Electric in 1994 after 26 years of service. He was a retired minister of 20 years, a chaplain of National Guard 540th Headquarters Battalion of Lenoir, N.C. He served in the United States Marine Corp.

   Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Sue Farthing Dugger; two sons: Terry C. Dugger, Granite Falls, N.C.; and Keith O. Dugger, Lenoir, N.C.; a daughter, Darla Dugger Carter, Granite Falls, N.C.; five grandchildren, two brothers: the Rev. Darrell Dugger, Elizabethton, Tenn.; and William Dugger, Lenoir, N.C.; and a sister, Janet Richardson, Lenoir, N.C.

   Mackie-High Funeral Home, Granite Falls, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

   DUGGER — Funeral services for the Rev. James Cecil Dugger, 62, Dugger Street, Granite Falls, N.C., who died Monday, will be conducted at Mackie-High Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Michael Staton and the Rev. Lloyd King officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers are David Farthing, Kenneth Staton, Donald Wilson, Eddie West, Matthew Barlowe and Travis Richardson. Honorary pallbearers are Calvin Dugger and Captain Allen. The family will receive friends at Mackie-High Funeral Home on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 7-8:30 p.m. The family requests memorials be made to the Cancer Fund of their choice, Hospice of Caldwell County, or Gethsemane Baptist Church Building Fund in Lenoir, N.C. Mackie-High Funeral Home, Granite Falls, N.C., is in charge of arrangements.

Anthony L. Brewer

10/05/99

   Anthony Lynn “Tony” Brewer, 37, 146 Nanny Goat Hill Road, Elizabethton, died at his residence Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, after a brief illness.

   Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Jack A. Livingston

10/05/99

   Mr. Jack Allen Livingston, 51, Tobaccoville, N.C., died at home on Oct. 3, 1999, following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, Tennessee, he was born Nov. 27, 1947, to Arnold Levett and Leona McGee Livingston. He was preceded in death by his parents and a step-father, Fred “Bud” Shell.

   Mr. Livingston was a 1965 graduate of Hampton High School, Hampton, Tenn. He was of the Methodist faith. Following High school, he served in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy from 1966-70. He was a member of the VFW Post #1134 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Mr. Livingston was affiliated with the leagues at Parkway Lanes and was also a member of the Leisure Dart League.

   Survivors include his wife, Jackie Jordan Livingston of the home; two step-children: Jeffrey Lynn Jordan and wife Susan, King, N.C.; and Craig Jordan and wife Dana, Clemmons, N.C.; eight step-grandchildren, two sisters: Jessica L. Smith and husband Daryl, Frankfort, Ky.; and Sandra L. Elliott and husband Johnny, Warner Robins, Ga.; two half-brothers: Robert Livingston and Jerry Livingston, and several nieces and nephews.

   Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home (336-969-5593), Rural Hall Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

   LIVINGSTON — A graveside funeral service for Jack Allen Livingston, Tobaccoville, N.C., who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, in Crestview Memorial Park (Rural Hall, N.C.) officiated by the Rev. Allen Rice. Full military honors will be presented by the VFW District 11, Memorial Honor Guard. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, 1100-C South Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103, or the District 11 Memorial Honor Guard, C/O Bill Tucker, 4955 Gardenview Drive, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27107. Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home (336-969-5593), Rural Hall Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty R. Range

10/05/99

   Betty Reasor Range, 71, Toll Branch Road, Milligan College, Tenn.., died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

   She was a native of Big Stone Gap, Va., and had lived in Elizabethton and Johnson City most of her life. Mrs. Range was a daughter of the late Earl and Elizabeth Roberts Reasor.

   She attended Sullins College. Mrs. Range was a member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. She had been a member of the board of directors of Girls, Inc.

   Survivors include her husband, Dr. J.J. Range; two sons: Sam Taylor, Johnson City; and Earl Taylor, Knoxville; one daughter, Susan Taylor Carson, Nashville; six grandchildren: Matthew Taylor, Mark Taylor, John Taylor, and Annie Taylor, all of Knoxville; and Caroline Taylor and Julianne Taylor, both of Johnson City.

   Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

   RANGE — Funeral services for Betty Reasor Range, 71, Toll Branch Road, Milligan College, Tenn., who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday from Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bedford Transou will officiate. Burial will follow services in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jim Range, Harry Range, John Range, Peter Range, Bill Carson and Gary Wiseman. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Girl’s, Inc., 227 Library Lane, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Edith M. Roe

10/05/99

   Mrs. Edith M. Roe, 98, 212 Broad Street, Elizabethton, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, in the Life Care Center following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Roe was a native of Butler, Pa., and had lived in Elizabethton since 1921. She was a daughter of the late John L. and Ceola Cochran Zellefrow. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley B. Roe, in 1959; one son, Andrew J. Roe; one daughter, Celia Diana Bowman; one half-brother, James C. Zellefrow; and two sisters: Celia Ruffner and Ethendal McIntyre.

   She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the First United Methodist Church. Mrs. Roe attended the prestigious Harper School of Floral Design in Atlanta, Ga., and was the owner and operator of the former Roe’s Floral and Gift Shop in Elizabethton.

   Survivors include three daughters: Margaret R. McGee, Johnson City; Carrie Lee Gordon, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Wylene Vandeventer, Elizabethton; a special granddaughter, Mikki Vandeventer, Elizabethton; 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

   Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   ROE — Funeral services for Mrs. Edith M. Roe, 98, 212 Broad Street, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, in the Sunset Chapel of the Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with the Rev. Ken LaDuke officiating. Music will be by Jerry Barnett, soloist, and David Arney, organist. The graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be selected. The family will receive friends in the funeral chapel from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service. To those who desire, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Student Fund, 325 East E Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family, minister, pallbearers and friends will assemble at the funeral chapel at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday to travel together to the cemetery. Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

John L. Stephens

10/05/99

   Mr. John L. Stephens, 81, 116 Malone Drive, Jonesborough, Tenn., died Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

   He was a native of Carter County and the son of the late William W. and Celia Belle Teague Stephens. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and five sisters.

   Mr. Stephens was an active member of the Fairview United Methodist Church and a member of the church choir. He was a member of the Rhea Lodge #47, Shriners-Jericho Temple and Leesburg Ruritan. He was a retired millwright. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.

   Survivors include his wife, Ruth Moyers Stephens of the home; one daughter Johna Farrar, Fall Branch, Tenn.; one son, Richard Stephens, Gray; two grandsons: Troy Stephens and Kyle Stephens, both of Gray; two sisters: Margaret Manning, Elizabethton; and Hazel VanHuss, Bedford Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

   Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home (753-0514), Jonesborough, is in charge of the arrangements.

   STEPHENS — Funeral services for Mr. John L. Stephens, 81, 116 Malone Drive, Jonesborough, who died Monday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at the Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Virgil Booher and the Rev. Dale Jarrett officiating. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1999, in the Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Roy Campbell, Gilbert Ingle, Albert B. Rogers, Lawrence Smith, Albert D. Rogers, Jake Perkins, Jim Good and Rickey Deakins. Honorary pallbearars will be Tony Tipton, Don Gage, Sam Moffitt and all his millwright buddies, Joe Anderson, Ralph Fulkerson, Sr., Ralph Fulkerson, Jr., Alf Smith, Steve Lewis, Jim Ward, John White, Frank Payne and a special friend, Dr. James Mahoney. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999. Memorial donations may be made to the Fairview United Methodist Church Building Fund, 878 Highway 81 North, Jonesborough, TN 37659; American Cancer Society, Northeast Office, 101 Fountain Place, Suite 1-E, Johnson City, TN 37604; or Arthritis Foundation, 210 25th Avenue, North, Suite 523, Nashville, TN 37203. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Moyers Stephens of the home; one daughter Johna Farrar, Fall Branch, Tenn.; one son, Richard Stephens, Gray; two grandsons: Troy Stephens and Kyle Stephens, both of Gray; two sisters: Margaret Manning, Elizabethton; and Hazel VanHuss, Bedford Texas; and several nieces and nephews. Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home (753-0514), Jonesborough, is in charge of the arrangements.
10/04/99

   Jackie Wayne Bishop, 25, 113 Possum Hollow Road, Elizabethton, died Thursday, Sept. 30, 1999, in Elizabethton.

   A native of Carter County, he was a son of Eddie Bishop, 135 Holston View Drive, Elizabethton, and the late Diane Grindstaff Bishop. Mr. Bishop was also preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, June Grindstaff.

   He was a construction worker. He attended the Watauga Valley Free Will Baptist Church.

   Survivors, in addition to his father, include his wife, Kristie Oliver Bishop; a daughter, Katie Danielle Bishop, of the home; a sister and brother-in-law, Debbie and Johnnie Huffman, Elizabethton; a brother, Dean Bishop, Elizabethton; his maternal grandfather, Warren Grindstaff, Elizabethton; two nieces: Leslie Bishop and Kayla Huffman; several aunts and uncles and a special friend, Brian Richardson.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   BISHOP — Funeral services for Jackie Wayne Bishop, 25, 113 Possum Hollow Road, Elizabethton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jonas Revis and the Rev. Melvin Ferrell officiating. Interment will be in the Hurley Cemetery. Mr. Ted Puckett will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 2:50 p.m. Sunday will be Guy Allen, Jimmy Myers, Jack Shaffer, Dale Campbell, Nathan Oliver, Johnny Sams, David Bishop and Curtis Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Montieth, Phil Oliver, Steve Stout; Chris Grindstaff and Tim Grindstaff. The family received friends from 5-8 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his father, Eddie Bishop, 135 Holston View Drive (Danner Subdivision), Elizabethton, or the residence of Sandy Davis, 645 Willow Springs Road, Elizabethton. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gertrude P. Forrester

10/04/99

   Gertrude P. Forrester, 84, 221 South 5th Street, Palatka, Fla., died Thursday, September 30, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center Hospital, Johnson City, following a brief illness.

   Mrs. Forrester was a native of Palatka, Fla., and the daughter of the late S.Q. and Nell Jackson Porter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vinson T. Forrester.

   Mrs. Forrester was a member of St. James United Methodist Church of Palatka, the Women’s Club, and Southside Historical Society of Palatka. She was a retired executive secretary for the John Swisher Corp.

   Survivors include three daughters and two sons-in-law, Sharon and Larry Thompson, Elizabethton, Sandra F. Dufresne, Shillington, Pa., and Terry Johnson, Kennesaw, Ga.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tom Bates, Palatka, Fla.

   Services and arrangements for Mrs. Forrester will be at Watts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 939, San Mateo, Fla. 32088. Telephone 904/328-1414.

   Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel.

Eugene L. Glacken

10/04/99

   Eugene Leroy Glacken, 61, 143 Commodore Avenue, Elizabethton, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after a brief illness.

   A native of Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late John Francis and Theresa Wilson Glacken. He had lived in Elizabethton for the past three years.

   He was a contract engineer. He was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Glacken served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam era.

   Survivors include his wife, Juanita Jane Adams Glacken; two stepdaughters: Anna Jaggers and Sandra Kay Phillpot, both of Munsfordville, Ky.; one stepson, Michael Lynn Hester, Munsfordville, Ky.; and four grandchildren.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

   GLACKEN — Funeral services for Eugene Leroy Glacken, 61, 143 Commodore Avenue, Elizabethton, who died Sunday, will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Cornett officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Scalf Cemetery, Watauga. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, will be Ron Meredith, Dale Henderson, Dennis Hardin, Jody Siler and Bobby Huffman. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Jimmy F. Guinn

10/04/99

   Jimmy Frank Guinn, 76, 191 Rosewood Circle, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, in the Pine Ridge Care Center.

   A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Will and Rhoda Moore Guinn. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Slagle Guinn, two brothers and one sister.

   He was retired from the Maintenance Department of Iodent Corp. He was a member of the Prayer Tabernacle.

   Survivors include two daughters and one son-in-law: Julie Guinn Perrigan and Patsy and Ronnie Trivette, all of Elizabethton; two sisters: Madge Beckett and Irene McKinney, both of Elizabethton; one brother, James F. Guinn, Elizabethton; four grandsons: Stephen Perrigan, Michael Perrigan, Seth Bennett and Tony Trivett; one granddaughter, Lynetta Head; two great-granddaughters: Ashley and Whitney McClure; and several nieces and nephews.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   GUINN — Funeral services for Jimmy Frank Guinn, 76, 191 Rosewood Circle, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Clate Briggs and the Rev. Gordon Wagner officiating. Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Highland Cemetery. The Prayer Tabernacle Choir will provide the music. Active pallbearers who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 10:40 a.m. Monday will be Steven Perrigan, Michael Perrigan, Pat Guinn, Larry Guinn, Rick Guinn, Ronnie Guinn, Tony Trivette, Bill McKinney, Tom Stevenson and Seth Bennett. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Kincaid and the nursing staff of McLeod Cancer Center, Dr. Wilson and the nursing staff, Mountain Empire Neurological Services and Dr. Scott Caudle and the staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his daughters, Patsy Trivette, 107 S.C. Slagle Road, Elizabethton, or Julie Guinn Perrigan, 103 Quinn Street, Elizabethton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:40 a.m. Monday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys M. Mathis

10/04/99

   Gladys Marie Guess Mathis, 82, 609 North Pine Street, Elizabethton, died Friday, Oct. 1, 1999, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home following an extended illness.

   A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of Charlie and Matilda Floyd Guess. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard “Fatty” Mathis, in 1986, and by several brothers and sisters.

   Mrs. Mathis was of the First Free Will Baptist Faith and a retired employee of Ivy Hall Nursing Home.

   Survivors include four sons and two daughters-in-law: Billy and Sue Mathis, Barry and Kay Mathis, and Mickey Mathis, all of Elizabethton; Roger Mathis, Johnson City; three daughters and sons-in-law: Penny and John Magee, Brenda and Glen Bare, Johnson City; and Patsy and Richard Dykes, Elizabethton; one brother and sister-in-law, Earl and Ruth Guess, Elizabethton; one sister, Francis Guess, Elizabethton; Twelve grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews, a special daughter, Judy Deloach, and special friends, Agnes West, Betty Pressley, Virgie Taylor, Hazel Plemons, Edith Simerly and Mary Cable also survive.

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

   MATHIS — Funeral services for Gladys Marie Guess Mathis, 82, 609 North Pine Street, Elizabethton, who died Friday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, at Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, with the Rev. Nick Bradshaw and the Rev. Ken Hauser officiating. Music will be provided by Jerry Barnett, soloist, and David Arney, organist. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, 1999, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be her grandsons: Scotty Bare, Gary Bare, Travis Magee, Chris, Dykes, Jackie Mathis, Tim Carr, Johnny Mathis and Mark Denny. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. D. Tabor, Dr. R. Mills, Dr. Z. Blaik, Dr. R. Grindstaff, employees of Ivy Hall Nursing Home, third floor nurses at Sycamore Shoals Hospital and friends and neighbors on Pine Street. A special thank you to a special daughter, Judy Deloach. Everyone will meet at 1:15 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 of her daughter, Brenda Bare, 134 Roberts Lane, Johnson City, or at any of the other children’s homes at any time. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty R. Range

10/04/99

   Betty Reasor Range, 71, Toll Branch Road, Milligan College, Tenn.., died Sunday, Oct. 3, 1999, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

   She was a native of Big Stone Gap, Va., and had lived in Elizabethton and Johnson City most of her life. Mrs. Range was a daughter of the late Earl and Elizabeth Roberts Reasor.

   She attended Sullins College. Mrs. Range was a member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. She had been a member of the board of directors of Girls, Inc.

   Survivors include her husband, Dr. J.J. Range; two sons: Sam Taylor, Johnson City; and Earl Taylor, Knoxville; one daughter, Susan Taylor Carson, Nashville; six grandchildren: Matthew Taylor, Mark Taylor, John Taylor, and Annie Taylor, all of Knoxville; and Caroline Taylor and Julianne Taylor, both of Johnson City.

   Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

   RANGE — Funeral services for Betty Reasor Range, 71, Toll Branch Road, Milligan College, Tenn., who died Sunday, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday from Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. The Rev. Bedford Transou will officiate. Burial will follow services in the Happy Valley Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jim Range, Harry Range, John Range, Peter Range, Bill Carson and Gary Wiseman. For those who prefer, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Girl’s, Inc., 227 Library Lane, Johnson City, TN 37601. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home (282-1521), 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City.

Robert W. Cable Sr.

10/01/99

   Robert W. Cable Sr., 86, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 29, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Cable was a native of Avery County, N.C., and a son of the late Jake and Chanie Rhymer Cable. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Pansy Wyatt Cable, September 24, 1971, and a daughter, JoAnn Pickel, November 29, 1997.

   Mr. Cable had lived in Carter County a number of years. He was a retired stone mason and was of the Protestant Faith.

   Survivors include Wayne Cable and Elizabeth, Johnson City, Robert Cable Jr. and Brenda, Elizabethton, Charles Thomas Cable, Elizabethton, and Jeffrey Keith Cable and Jan, Jacksonville, Fla.; and a sister, Alma Cannon, Elizabethton. Eight grandchildren and several great-grandcvhildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CABLE — Graveside services for Robert W. Cable Sr., 86, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, who died Wednesday, will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Mausoleum of Peace, Happy Valley Memorial Park, with Pastor Delbert Storie officiating. Interment will follow the service. The family will receive friewnds from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Family and friends will assemble at the Mausoleum at 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

John Casey

10/01/99

   John Casey, 121 Stone Mountain Road, Hampton, died Thursday, September 30, 1999, at Johnson City Medical Center.

   Mr. Casey was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Ernest and Margaret Henry Casey. He was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

   Mr. Casey had lived in Flint, Mich., for a number of years before returning to Hampton. He was a retired employee of General Motors, Flint, Mich., and attended the Free Will Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

   Survivors include his wife, Eva Hyder Casey; a son, Paul Casey, of the home; and four sisters, Violet Price, Watauga, Hazel Fair, Elizabethton, Joyce Lybrand, Waggoner, S.C., and Marion Moody, Sebring, Fla. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

   CASEY — Funeral services for John Casey, 121 Stone Mountain Road, Hampton, who died Thursday, will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Rev. B.F. McKinney Jr. officiating. The Limestone Cove Quartet will provide the music. Graveside services and interment will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, will be Richard Hyder, Roger Fair, Randy Fair, Russell Lindsey, Clyde Frederick and Blaine Hyder. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Friends may also call at the residence of his brother-in-law, Leonard Hyder, 5938 Highway 19E, Hampton. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 12:30 p.m. Sunday to go to the cemetery. Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Marshall Jenkins

10/01/99

   Marshall “Pee Wee” Jenkins, 70, Life Care Center of Elizabethton, died Wednesday, September 29, 1999, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. Jenkins was a native of Carter County and a son of the late Harve and Ethel Simerly Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Buryl Jenkins.

   Mr. Jenkins was a retired carpenter and a member of Valley Forge Christian Church. He was a member of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge No. 1847.

   Survivors include a brother, Finley Jenkins, Elizabethton; a sister, Maxine Franklin of Florida; and three nephews, Mike Jenkins, Jerry Jenkins and Buddy Franklin.

   Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Jenkins Hollow Cemetery.

   Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Steve Roberts

10/01/99

   Steve Roberts, 33, of Akron, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 29, 1999, as the results of an accident.

   Mr. Roberts was a native and lifetime area resident of Akron, Ohio. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was employed as an auto mechanic at MacIntire Chevrolet.

   He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lula and A.B. Myers.

   Survivors include his wife, Wendy; son, Steven; his parents, Alfred and Gladys Roberts; his grandparents, Luther and Julia Roberts; two brothers, Alfred Jr. and Glenn (Ed); two sisters, Rita and Cathy; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bob and Jean Lennhoff. Many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends also survive.

   Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron, Ohio, (330) 733-6271, is in charge of arrangements.

   ROBERTS — Funeral services for Steve Roberts, 33, of Akron, Ohio, who died Wednesday, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home with Pastor Robert L. Webb officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Cumberland Cemetery in Cumberland, Ohio. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.


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