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Jay B. Chambers, age 68 of Conway, AR, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2010 at the Conway Regional Medical Center. He was born June 11, 1942 in Elk Valley, TN to Ollie Mae (Hicks) Chambers, who resides in Clinton, TN and the late Thomas Chambers. Mr. Chambers was a graduate of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN in 1964.  He was retired from Glaxo Smith Kline as District Manager in Pharmaceutical Salers.  He is preceded in death by his father and brother, Harold Chambers.

Survivors:

Wife of 48 Years            Rebekah Bailey Chambers                                  Conway, AR

 

Sons                             Thomas Jay Chambers & wife Raelynn    Haslett, TX

                                    Jayson Brooke Chambers & wife Anne     Collierville,TN

 

Grandchildren    Lindsay, Bailey, Callie, Hunter & Reid

Brother              Dr. Raymond Chambers                         Lenior City, TN  

Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Funeral Service:  8:00 PM Tuesday, December 21, 2010 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Byrge and eulogy by Thomas G. Hicks.

Interment: 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City, TN.

You can also view Jay’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements

Curtis Wishoun, age 68, of Dawsonville, Ga., formerly of  LaFollette, passed away November 30, 2010 in Gainesville, Ga.  Preceded in death by father, Jonah Wishoun; mother, Ethel Benson; sister, Maryann Beason; ex-wife, Alice Wishoun; brother, Charles Ford.
Survivors: 

Children:  Ben Douglas

                 Leonard Wishoun

                 Janey Osborne

                 Kelly Wishoun

                 Linda Burns

7 Granddaughters     1 Grandson

Sister:  Jane Reichter, Fla.

Brother:  Robert Wishoun, Jacksboro

Memorial Service 3 PM Sunday at New Life Fellowship

Dr. Tony Slay and Rev. Allen Shephard officiating

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

             
Benny Blake Roberts, age 75 of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at Mercy Hospice in Knoxville. He was born November 20, 1935 in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Huel Blake and Edith Wright Roberts. Benny was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. He loved to fish and hunt. Benny was an Iron Worker for 32 years Local 384.  Benny retired from Boeing in Oak Ridge. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brother, Glen Roberts.
Survivors:

Mother of Children          Shirley Faye Roberts                                          Jacksboro

 

Sons                             Kirtus and wife, Shirley Roberts                           Lake City

                                    Benny Blake and wife, Candie Roberts                 Jacksboro

                                    John Thomas Roberts                                         Lake City

 

Daughters                     Sherree and husband, Jackey Phillips                  Lake City

                                    Sandy and husband, Barry          Marshall                        Powell

                                    Sheryl Ann and husband, Pastor Justin Phillips    Lake City

                                    Sue Lynn Roberts                                                          Lake City

                                    Stephanie Clowers                                                         Lake City

 

Sisters              Helen Stimmel                                                   Oak Ridge

                                    Debra Woodson                                                 Jacksboro

                                    Lou Ann Roberts                                                            Lake City

23 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren

Several nieces, nephews, and friends

Special thanks to caregiver Audrey Webb

Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, December 17, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home

Funeral:  8:00 PM Friday, December 17, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Justin Phillips officiating.

Interment: 10:00 AM Saturday, December 18, 2010 at Pine Hill Cemetery in Lake City.

In lieu of flowers, Donations in Memory of Benny Roberts be made to Mercy Hospice, 7447 Andersonville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938

You can also view Benny’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, Tn. in charge of arrangements


Emma Katherine Musick, age 80, of LaFollette passed away peacefully in her sleep after a long battle of Alzheimer’s and sudden attack of pneumonia.  She was devoted in her faith of God and a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Virginia (PCA)

Preceded in death by parents, Charles R. Musick & Nola G. Stewart Musick; sister, Anna Lea Musick Bane; brothers, Jerry D. Musick, Sr., Charles R. Musick, Robert (Bobby) Musick, Benny Musick.

Survived by a host of other family and friends

Services 7 PM Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Landon Lane and Rev. Carl Howell officiating
Interment 1 PM Saturday at Temple Hill Cemetery in Castlewood, Virginia

Family will receive friends 5 – 7 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Opal Branam age 78 of LaFollette went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 12, 2010 at the Jellico Community Hospital. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and will greatly missed by those that knew her.
Preceded in death by Husband: Virgil LC Branam. Parents: Elias and Tacy Wilburn. Brothers: Odell, John, Floyd, and Sherman Wilburn. Sister: Ruby Ayers.

Survived by Son: Doyle Branam and Wife Darlene of LaFollette. Daughter: Gail Haynes of Duff. 4 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. Sisters: Emma Lee Campbell and Husband: Ulyss. Hazel Osborne.

Funeral service will be 8 PM Thursday, December 16 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Sands and Rev. Francis Dople officiating. Interment will be 2 PM Friday in Davis Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Thursday night before funeral service.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

John Wayne Cinnamon age 52, of Knoxville, formerly of Sevierville & LaFollette, passed away Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Mercy Hospice in Halls. He was of the Baptist faith and Employed at Baptist & St. Mary’s Hospital for several years. Preceded in death by parents Floyd and Shirley Shelby Cinnamon.

Survivors: Daughter: Ashley Cinnamon, Son: Jeffery Cinnamon

 

                  Special Friend: Rochelle Breland, all of Sevierville

 

                   Sisters & Brothers-in-law: Linda & Jimmy Gibson, Barbara & Jimmy

                                                              Brantley, all of LaFollette

Niece Christy Damron     Nephew Mark Cinnamon
Funeral Service 1 p.m. Tuesday Cross-Smith Chapel
Interment Davis Chapel Cemetery
Special thanks to the nurses at Mercy Hospice in Halls
The family will receive friends 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Arrangements by Cross – Smith Funeral Home

Curtis C. Monday, age 83 of Lafollette passed away Thursday, December 9, 2010 at his home. He was a lifelong member and trustee of Ford Town Baptist Church. Curtis loved his family, church and his business.

Preceded in death by Parents: Fred and Icy Lasley Monday. Sisters: June Harrell and Bonnie Monday.

Survived by Wife: Hazel Monday of 63 years. Daughters and Sons in Law: Jan and David Bales and Sandy and Fred Cain all of Lafollette. Grandchildren: Stephanie and Husband Kent Baker of Knoxville. David Bales Jr. of Lafollette. Michael and Wife Jessica Cain of Lafollette. Matt and Wife Lindsay Cain of Andersonville, TN. Great Grandchildren: Lexie and Emelie Baker and Davy and Aidan Bales. Sister: Charlene Bean of Speedwell. Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. James Farris and Home Health Priority. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Ford Town Baptist Church.

Funeral Service will be 2 PM Saturday, December 11, 2010 at Ford Town Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Dupuy and Rev. Adam Hunley officiating. Interment will follow in Fincastle Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 PM Saturday before funeral service.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sylvia Mae Chapman Carter passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010.  She was born in Eaton, Ohio on July 31, 1926.  On February 12, 1946, she married Robert H. Carter, who preceded her in death.

Sylvia worked in Baltimore, Md., for two years.  During World War II, she was employed in the Secret City of Oak Ridge, Tenn.  She retired from Delco Electronics after 30 years of service.  Sylvia was a devout Christian and a member of Indian Heights Baptist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Stella L. Fain; one daughter and son-in-law, Wanda S. and Steve Holaday; four grandsons, Rodger Fain Jr., Shawn Fain, Kent (Denise) Holaday and Matthew (Charlotte) Holaday; one granddaughter, Nicole Fain Mundy; 10 great-grandchildren, Kailie, Kiersten, Jerred and Abigail Fain, Natalie Hadad, Emma, Jesse, and Carter Holaday and Justis and Fain Mundy; her sisters, Brenda (Bobby) Prewitt, Judy (Joe) Nelson and Deola (Rick) Sweeny; one brother, Lee Chapman; and several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Hensler and Geraldine Tatum; five brothers, Everett Chapman, David Chapman, Clyde Chapman, Earldine Chapman and Steve Chapman; son-in-law, Rodger L. Fain.

Family will receive friends 11 AM – 1 PM Monday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Hall Cemetery, Stinking Creek for Graveside and Interment.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Paul Evans age 81 of LaFollette passed away Friday, December 10, 2010 at the St. Mary’s Medical Center in Campbell Co. He enjoyed fishing, watching sci-fi channel, working for the sheriff’s department, and loved his family very much.

 Preceded in death by Daughter: Elaine Green. Parents: Bill and Maggie Evans. Brothers: J.B. and Will Evans. Sister: Ethel Partin.

 Survived by Wife: Mary Evans of LaFollette. Son: Michael Evans and Wife: Becky of Jacksboro. Daughter: Tammy Montgomery and Husband: Joe of FL. Son: Allen Evans and Wife: Sandra of LaFollette. 11 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren. Several Nieces, Nephews and a host of Relatives and Friends.

Funeral service will be 8 PM Wednesday, December 15 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Lawrence Henegar officiating. Interment will be 11 AM Thursday in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Wednesday night before funeral service.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 
Mr. Leamer Ralph King age 79 of LaFollette passed away December 7, 2010, at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  He was of the Baptist Faith and worked railroad and highway department.  Preceded in death by parents, Charlie and Mary King and brother, Ray and sister, Grace Todd.

 

Survivors:  Son, Dewayne King of Sevierville; daughter, Betty Jo Cox and husband, Gary of Lake City; 5 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother, Clay King of Maryville; sister, Dorothy Hicks of Sevier County; and special friend, Arlene Marlow of LaFollette.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Private Graveside Services and Interment will be at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens .  No visitation is planned.  Online condolences for Mr. King may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Leamer Ralph King.

Herbert A. “Big Hawk” Childress,  age 88, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at his home.  A US Marine Staff Sergeant WWII veteran.  Member and deacon of LaFollette First Baptist Church and retired from City of  Miami Street Department after 33 years of service.  Preceded in death by wife, Lucille Ridenour Childress; parents, Herbert & Myrtle Hester Williams Childress; sister, Mable Childress Rouse; nephew, Michael Childress
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home


John James Purdy, age 61, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, December 09, 2010 at St. Mary’s Campbell County.  Preceded in death by parents, Bruce & Helen Purdy.
Survivors:
Wife:  Victoria Purdy
Daughter:  Stephanie   of Houston, Texas
Son:  Matthew Purdy of Texas

3 Grandchildren
Brother:  Bruce & Joe Purdy
Sisters: Carol & Arlene

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Cross-Smith Funeral Home at a later time

Robert Lee Cole, age 81 of Lafollette was called home to be with the Lord, Monday, December  6, 2010 hand in hand with his wife, Nina Jean Humphrey Cole of 58 years. He was a loving father of 12 children, 22 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. He was a retired concrete construction specialist. Preceded in death by Parents: James and Hattie Minton Cole. Brothers: Herbert, Virgil, Hubert, James and J.C. Cole. Sisters: Bonnie Metcalf, Lucine Ward, Pauline Evans, Eula and Trulla Cole.

Survived by Sons: Jim, Robert, Daryl, Kenny, Jeff and Brian Cole. Daughters: Gail Nance, Sandra (Chig) Brady, Jackie Holbrook, Beverly Laws, Karen Hock and Becky Wilson. Sister: Dorothy Queener.
Funeral service will be 8 PM Wednesday, December 8, 2010 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Johnny Dabney officiating. Interment will be 1 PM Thursday in Powell Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Wednesday night before funeral service.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Nina Jean Humphrey Cole, age 74 of Lafollette was called home to be with the Lord Monday, December 6, 2010, hand in hand with her husband, Robert Lee Cole of 58 years. She was a loving mother of 12 children, 22 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. She enjoyed the genealogical research of her family tree, gardening and cooking. She loved our family gatherings, but Christmas time with her family was her favorite. She was employed for 23 years at Cumberland Village Health Care Facility.
Preceded in death by Parents: Elbert and Ellen Wilson Humphrey. Brothers: Arthur, Clyde and Boyd Elbert Humphrey. Sisters: Margaret Roseman and Betty Humphrey.

Survived by Sons: Jim, Robert, Daryl, Kenny, Jeff and Brian Cole. Daughters: Gail Nance, Sandra (Chig) Brady, Jackie Holbrook, Beverly Laws, Karen Hock and Becky Wilson. Brothers: Isaac, John, Tom and Clarence Humphrey. Sisters: Wanda Silcox and Shirley Daugherty.
Funeral service will be 8 PM Wednesday, December 8, 2010 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Johnny Dabney officiating. Interment will be 1 PM Thursday in Powell Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Wednesday night before funeral service.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Lester (Red) Campbell, age 73 of Lafollette passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the St. Mary’s of Campbell County. He enjoyed talking to people and loved his family very much.
Preceded in death by Wife: Betty Campbell. Parents: Frank and Bessie Heatherly Campbell. Brothers: George and Chester Campbell.
Survived by Daughter and Son in Law: Donna K. and Lloyd Murray of Lexington, KY. Grandson: Andy Murray of Lexington. Sister: Evelyn McCulley of Lafollette. Sister and Brother in Law: Francis and Hurstle Lovely of Jacksboro. Brothers and Sisters in Law: Paul and Irene Campbell of Lafollette. Silas and Becky Campbell of Oak Ridge. James and Debbie Campbell of Marlow, TN. Matthew and Yvonne Campbell of MD. Dillard Campbell of Lafollette. Ex Sister in Laws: Deborah Campbell of Lake City, Jackie Campbell of Jacksboro and Darlis Campbell of Coalfield. Nieces: Shirley McCulley and Sheila Lovett.
Funeral Service will be 8 PM Thursday, December 9, 2010 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Mike Smith and Rev. Leroy Braden officiating. Interment will be 1 PM Friday in Bakers Forge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Thursday night before funeral service.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Gayle C. Sweat age 75 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Knoxville .  She was preceded in death by parents, Ada Bolinger Cupp and Silas Jackson Cupp, sister Juanita Volk, brother, Jack Cupp, and sons, Samuel Lee Powell III, and Ronald G. Sweat.

 

Survivors: Sister, Shirley Yoakum; Children, Lynda Wilson, Jana McNeeley, John Sweat, Terry Sweat, and beloved pet, Kizzi Sweat; Grandchildren, Jason Pickens, Jennifer Bolton, Dustyn, McNeeley, Jessica Miller, Melissa Wilson, Ronald Sweat II, and Crystal Sweat; Great-grandchildren, Jaxson Pickens, Brooklyn McNeeley, Emily Bolton, and Willow Moon; Special Friends, Nancy Sanders and Hazel Bright.

 

A memorial service in honor of Gayle will be held Saturday, December 11, 2010 at 1 P.M. at Mountain View Independent Baptist Church .  All family and friends are welcome to attend. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Gayle C. Sweat.

Mrs. Geraldine “Jo” Evans age 71 of Caryville passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  She was of the Church of God Faith .  Preceded in death by infant daughter, Donna Jean Evans, parents, James C. and Helen Andrews Hendren, step-mother, Pernie Hendren, brothers, Jimmy, Robert, and David Hendren, and sister, Donna Jean Hendren.

 

Survivors: Husband, Gene Evans of Caryville; Two Sons, Gregory Wayne Evans and wife Leigh, of Rex, GA, and Gary Eugene Evans and wife Chrystal, of Habersham; Six Grandchildren, Andrew James Evans, Jessica Nicole Evans Hinkley, Olivia Leigh Evans, Garrett Michael Evans, Grayson Elise Evans, and Kyle Oliver Gage Evans; One Great-grandchild, Karsyn Leigh Hinkley; One Sister, Gladys Reynolds and husband Lonnie, of Jacksboro; Two Brothers, Johnny Hendren, and wife Pauline, of Lake City, and James K. Robbins and wife Charlotte, of the U.S. Army, Retired.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

Funeral services Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Burns of Jackson, GA officiating, with music provided by the Trinity Baptist Church Choir.  Family and friends will meet Wednesday 2 P.M. at Evans- Woods Cemetery located on Tionesta Drive off of Butter & Egg Road in Jacksboro for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mrs. Evans may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Geraldine “Jo” Evans

Irene Ford, age 60, of LaFollette passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at St. Mary’s Campbell County.   She was of Baptist faith.  Preceded in death by parents, Mack & Maggie Malicote; sisters, Betty McCarty Bryant, Cloeva Boshears, Mabel Collingsworth, Mary Jane Malicote.
Survivors:
Ex-husband:  David Ford

Brother:  J. T. Malicote 

Sisters:  Patsy Chapman, Alice Chapman, Aileen Heatherly

             Christine Smith, Gladys Cantrell

Special Nephew:  Ronnie Malicote & several other nieces & nephews

Funeral Services 8 PM Tuesday High Street Baptist Church
Rev. James Adkins, Rev. Mike Smith, & Rev. Thomas Adkins
Interment 11 AM Wednesday Woodlawn Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 – 8PM Tuesday at High Street Baptist Church

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Pete Egeler, age 69, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge.  Attended Covenant Life of Lake City and retired from Lowes in Knoxville.  Preceded in death by parents, Ed & Donna Egeler.
Survivors:
Wife:  Frances Forrester Egeler
Daughter:  Terri Sallee, Owensboro, Ky

                  Toni Bowlin, Henderson, Ky
Son:  William Edward Egeler, Owensboro, Ky

Stepsons:  Bruce Wayne Ferguson, Jr.

                 Brian Keith Ferguson
9 Grandchildren 
Brother:  Edward Egeler
Sister:  Ann Marie Rogers
Memorial Services will be held 12 Noon Friday at Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Tony McAfee officiating
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Kevin Fleming, Jr., age 21, of Jacksboro passed away Sunday, December 5, 2010 at St. Mary’s Campbell County.  He was of Baptist faith.  Preceded in death by mother, Susan Suttles Bolton; grandmother, Sharon Louise Phillips.
Survivors:
Parents:  Kevin & Melissa Fleming, Sr.
Sisters:  Brandi & Bella Fleming
Grandparents: James Phillips, Indiana

                       Maxine Suttles, LaFollette

                       Hurshel Suttles, Speedwell

                       Sue & Terry Bray

                       Lynn & Doris Ann Pierce, LaFollotte

Several Aunts, Uncles, cousins & friends

Services 8 PM Wednesday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Doug Clem officiating

Interment 10 AM Thursday Flat Hollow Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 – 8 PM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Charles “Chalk” Wilson Huskey, age 63 of Caryville, passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born November 6, 1947 in Harlan, Kentucky. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed working on cars, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. He is preceded in death by mother, Willie Thelma Huskey.
Survivors

Father                          L.B. Huskey                                         Lake City

 

Wife                             Barbara Bailey Huskey                       Caryville

 

Sons                            Darrell Huskey                                    Caryville

                                    Michael Lloyd and wife, Jennifer         Clinton

 

Daughter                     Barbara Dew and husband, James    Clinton

 

Sister                           Lucy Roberts and husband, Robert   Jacksboro

 

Grandchildren             Ashley and Joshua Lloyd, Matt Dew, and Maggie Lloyd

 

Favorite Puppy            Apple

Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, December 6, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 8:00 PM Monday, December 6, 2010 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Floyd Bailey Jr. and Rev. Kris Bailey officiating.

Interment: 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City, TN.

You can also view Charle’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com 

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements.

Joe Hembree, age 67 of Vasper, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2010 at his residence. He was born January 25, 1943 in Anderson County Tn. to the late Joe and Ethel Wilson Hembree. Joe enjoyed widdling, four wheeling, hunting, and sitting on the liar’s bench at Scottie’s Restraunt. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Alma (Ann) Hembree who passed away October 9th of this year, brother, James Hembree and sisters, Betty Sue and Wanda Sue Hembree.
Survivors: 

 Sons                             David Hembree & wife Teresa                        Ohio

                                     Eric Hembree & wife Brandy                           Vasper

 

Daughters                    Connie Brush & husband Tim                         Ohio

                                     Sandy Vandergriff & husband Philip               Lake City

                                     Karen Lowe & husband Tony                          Vasper

                                     Tina Wilson & husband Matt                           Vasper

                                     Dee Wilson & husband Dewayne                    Lafollette     

                                        

Grandchildren:       Jayden Brush, Tara Weaver, Matt Lowe, Meghan, Nicholas, Whitney,

                              and Dalton Wilson, Chelsie, Kelsea and LeAnne Hembree,

Great grandchildren: Haylen Lowe and Deacon Weaver  
Special Friends Everette Cox, Leroy Cox, Charlie Carroll, and Tim Bryant
Several nieces, nephews, and host of other relatives and friends.                           
Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday, December 5, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home

Funeral Service: 8:00 PM Sunday, December 5, 2010 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Derrick Hembree and Rev. Leroy Braden officiating.

Interment: 1:00 PM Monday, December 6, 2010 at Hembree Cemetery in Caryville, TN.

You can also view Joe’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com 

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements.

William Jay Compare, age 52 of Lafollette passed away Friday, December 3, 2010. He loved fishing, hunting, boating and dogs. He loved his family very much.

Survived by Wife: Diane Compare of Lafollette. Father: Walter Compare of Island Park, NY. Mother: Jeanette Compare of Loudon, TN. Brother: Walter Compare Jr. of Seattle, WA. Sisters: Wendy Jean Ruhl of Oak Creek, Wisconsin and Wrene Gandiosi of Oak Dale, NY. Several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
There will be a wake from 6 to 7:30 PM Monday, November 6, 2010 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. James Dunn officiating.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hoil Olen Sharp age 90 of Prineville , Oregon passed away November 30, 2010, at his home.  Hoil was born on September 21, 1920, to William L. and Rose (Lester) Sharp in Killarney , West Virginia .  Hoil married Ellie Herron on September 14, 1940, in LaFollette , Tennessee .  In 1948, Hoil and Ellie decided to move from West Virginia , where he worked in the coal mines, to Mitchell , Oregon and in 1960 they moved to Prineville.  Hoil worked for Hudspeth Sawmill and Crown Pacific.  Hoil enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping but most of all he enjoyed the time he spent with his family.  Hoil was a member of the Prineville Missionary Baptist Church .  He was preceded in death by his father, mother, 3 brothers, 1 sister and 3 daughters, Betty Hankins and two infant daughters.

 

He is survived by his daughters, Shirley Harkey of Prineville, OR; Carol Selby of Fairbanks, AK; son, Jerry Sharp of Coeur D’alene, ID; sisters, Tracy Ivey of LaFollette, Lucille Coll of Grassy Meadows, WV, Virginia Porter of Prineville, OR, and Dorothy Jones of Silom Springs, AZ; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral service 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 3, 2010, at the Prineville Missionary Baptist Church, 1870 N.W. Riverland Loop, Prineville, OR.  Interment will follow the service at Juniper Haven Cemetery , 1555 N. Main Street , Prineville , OR .  Memorial contributions may be made to, Prineville Missionary Baptist Church , P. O. Box 691 , Prineville , OR  97754 .  Whispering Pines Funeral Home is assisting the Sharp family with the arrangements.  This obituary notice courtesy of Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette.

 Gladys Gertrude Moser, age 64 of Lake City, passed away Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at her home. She was born December 28, 1945 in Fort Mountain, TN to the late Fisher Bunch and Laura Daugherty. Gladys enjoyed sewing, fishing, and canning food. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by: husband: Oscar Lee Moser Sr., daughter: Gina Renee Huton and baby Roxanne, brothers: Randy Bunch, Sisters: Laura Oaks, Rita Poston, Viola Welch, and Freda Lively.                                                

Survivors:   Son                              Fisher Lee Moser                                               Lake City

 

Daughters                     Arletta Wilkerson                                               LaFollette

 

Step-Children                Joseph Scott Moser                                           Clinton

                                    Oscar Lee Moser Jr.                               Clinton

                                    Vaughn Moser                                       Briceville

                                    Roger Moser                                                      Briceville

                                    Auda Ruth Moser                                               Lake City

 

Sisters                         Cricket Short                                                     Ohio

                                    RoseMary Lively                                                Caryville

Grandchildren 4

Great Grandchildren 5   

Visitation: 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 7:00 PM, Friday, December 3, 2010 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel

Friends and Family will meet at Leach Cemetery in Lake City at 10:00 AM, on Saturday, December 4, 2010.

You can also view Gladys’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements


Linda Kay Dalrymple, age 37 of Speedwell passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at her home. She was employed by Cracker Barrel for 14 years. Linda enjoyed playing on the computer, swimming, camping and cooking. Her family was her life. She died of a courageous battle of cancer.
Preceded in death by Mother: Mary Nantz Maggard. Brother: Jeffrey Maggard. Sister: Katrina Maggard.

Survived by Husband: Stephen Dalrymple. Son: Tyler Lawson. Daughter: Haley Lawson all of Speedwell. Father: Lee Maggard. Brothers: Carlos Maggard of Cumberland, KY and Christopher Maggard of Pensacola, FL. Sisters: Cathy Bennett of Speedwell and Pauline Caldwell of Stoneyfork, KY. Father in Law and Wife: Larry and Bonnie Dalrymple of Ellijay, GA. Mother in Law and Husband: Louise and Mike Allen of Ellijay, GA. Special Mother: Katherine Brown of Dalton, GA. Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial Service will be 2 PM Saturday, December 4, 2010 at Eton Baptist Church in Eton, GA with Rev. Charles Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM Saturday before service at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the educational fund of her children.

216 Powell Valley Shores Lane

Speedwell, Tn 37870
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Martha Ruby Sharp Tackett, age 85 has changed residence from 112 Cherry Bottom Road to First Avenue & Glory Land Way in Heaven, where she was greeted by family and friends and host, Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 28, 2010.  Martha was a member of the Beech Fork Baptist Church.  She was born September 25, 1925 in Briceville, TN to the late David and Luzetta Tindell Sharp.  She enjoyed cooking, making jewelry, canning, going to the mountains with her husband and spending time with family and friends.  Martha is preceded in death by her parents, and all of her brothers and sisters.
Survivors:  

Husband of 67 Years                  Virgil Tackett                                         Caryville, TN

Sons                                         Harold Tackett & wife Connie                  Caryville, TN     

                                                Duane Tackett & wife Debbie                  Caryville, TN

                                                Mark Tackett & wife Debbie                    Caryville, TN
Daughters                                 Tina Patty                                            Jacksboro, TN

                                               Chandria Eldridge & husband Charles      LaFollette, TN   

Grandchildren  #8

Great Grandchildren  #14

Beloved Nephew  Phillip Wilson

Special Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law    Mary & Arthur Lloyd      
The family would also like to extend a special thank you to caregivers, Tonya Lloyd and Dena Reynolds.

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Leach and Rev. Bill Tackett officiating.
Friends and family will meet 10:30 am on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Ridgeview Cemetery in Caryville, TN for the 11:00 AM interment.
You can also view Martha’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com 
Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN in charge of arrangements.

Violet (Babb) Martin Hatmaker, age 84, of Asheville, N.C., formerly of Jacksboro, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2010 in Asheville. Preceded in death by husband, George Hatmaker; parents, N.M. & Grace Woods Martin; brothers, Rex & N.M. (Bud) Martin; sisters, Emma Love Brewer, Mable Peterman, Bertie Gross, Beulah Williams, Betty Martin; daughter-in-law, Brenda Hatmaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church Jacksboro and worked at Holiday Inn in Caryville for many years.
Survivors:
Daughter & Son-in-law: Dee & David Blankenship, Asheville, NC, with whom she made her home.
Son: David Hatmaker, Jacksboro
3 Grandchildren: Scotty & Shane Hatmaker, & Erin Wilson
2 Great-grandchildren (The loves of her life): Kendall Merrill & Grace Wilson
Sister: Joanne Hughes, Chattanooga
Sister-in-law: Virginia Martin    Brother-in-law: Mack Williams
Several Nieces & Nephews
Special long time friends:  Mart & Ordell Marten

Funeral Service 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Bill Raines officiating   
Interment 11 a.m. Wednesday Jacksboro Cemetery

The family will receive friends 6 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cross – Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette

Joel Verben Hodges, age 70 of Speedwell passed away Friday, November 26, 2010 at the U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville .  He was an employee of the Claiborne County Sherriff Dept. for the past 5 years. He attended Bradens’s Chapel Baptist Church .

 

Preceded in death by Parents:  Verben & Viloa Hodges.

 

Survivors:  Wife:  Linda Bean Hodges; Daughter:  Susan Hodges; Mother-in-law:  Jean Bean; Sister-in-law:  Mick & Erinie Clawson ; Nieces:  Lisa Fields, Kyra Pierce, and Tiffany Medley; Special Cousins:  Janet and Tommy.

 

Memorial Service 2PM Sunday Braden’s Chapel Baptist Church

Elder Nick Goins and Elder J. C. Monday officiating.

 

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette

Jeanette Hughes Wilson, age 91, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, November 25, 2010 at St. Mary’s Health & Rehab.  A Charter member of Jellico Hwy Church of God, Sunday School Teacher for over 30 years, and retired after 42 years of teaching at Wynn School.  Preceded in death by husband, Earl G. Wilson; daughter, Sandra Wilson Francis; Mother, Mary Emiline (Mae) Hughes; Father, Zackery Russell Hughes;  sisters, Geneva Hughes, Nona Goins, Flossie Ayers, Genina Ayers; brothers Pat & Luther Hughes.
Survivors:
Daughters:   Sherry Wilson Ayers, LaFollette

                    Donna & Harold Housley, LaFollette
Grandchildren:  Jennifer & Kevin Fields, April & Skip Taylor, Ashley & Ben Foust, Lorrie & Mark Laws, Amanda Ayers, Stephen Housley
Great-grandchildren:  Lindsay & Matthew Cain, Sydney & Mollie Fields

                                   Jenna & Macie Taylor, Weston Laws, Asher Foust
Many Beloved Nieces & Nephews
Funeral Services 8 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel
Rev. Bob Walden, Rev. James Leach & Rev. Darrell Reese
Interment 11 AM Sunday Woodlawn Cemetery
Family will receive friends 6 – 8 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Debora Diane White, age 55, of Jacksboro passed away Thursday, November 25, 2010 at Mercy Medical Center in Knoxville.  She was of Baptist faith.  Preceded in death by father, Everett Anderson; brother, Johnnie Wayne Anderson
Survivors:
Daughter:  Carrie Lotridge, Jacksboro

 

         Son:  Eric Lee Lotridge, Jacksboro

 

Many grandchildren

 

Mother:  Sarah Mae Anderson

 

Brother:  Ricky Lynn Anderson, Jacksboro

 

Sisters:  Vicky Farmer & husband Virgil Farmer

            Sandy & husband Donny Graham, Ga.

Funeral Services 3 PM Sunday Indian Creek Church
Rev. Donald Shoun officiating
Interment Indian Creek Cemetery
Family will receive friends 1 – 3 PM Sunday at Indian Creek Church
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Harry D. Vestal age 73 of Jacksboro, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at his home. He was a member of LaFollette United Methodist Church and a retired Real Estate Broker. Preceded in death by Parents Fred & Ida Carpenter Vestal and First Wife Janice Wolfe Vestal. He loved the outdoors, the lake, trout fishing, camping and most of all his family.
Survivors: Wife Sandy Lay Lester Vestal of Jacksboro

 

                  Son & Daughter-in-law: Vann & Tara Vestal, Knoxville

 

                   Daughters & Sons-in-law Valerie & Billy Wilson, Knoxville

 

                                     Christy Lester, Marlana & Scott Gann, & Sarah Welch, all of

 

                                       Jacksboro     

 

                   Grandchildren: Peyton Wilson, McKenna Wilson of Knoxville

                                            Gabbie Lester and Corri Caruso of Jacksboro

 

                    Brother: Tim & Wife Ann Vestal of Engelwood      

 

                    Special Friends:  David Stout, Asbel Adkins, Rob Woodson & Mike

 

                     Hatmaker
Funeral Service 8 p.m. Saturday at LaFollette United Methodist Church
Dr. Kenneth Faught officiating
The family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday at LaFollette United Methodist Church
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette

Mr. Ronald G. Cowart age 73 of Jacksboro passed away Friday, November 26, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  He was a retired Electrical Lineman, a member of IBEW, Preceded in death by parents, Gilbert and Christine Mullis Cowart.

 

Survivors: Wife, Delores Perez Cowart; Four Sons, Mark Cowart and wife Laurie, of Tampa, FL, Robby Cowart of Orlando, FL, Dale Cowart and wife Carol, of Jacksboro, and Cass Cowart of St. Petersburg, FL; Former wife and mother of the children, Patricia Cowart, of Gainesboro, TN; Six Grandchildren; Sister, Bonnie Sanchez of Tampa, FL.  Several other relatives and friends.

 

It was Mr. Cowart’s Request to be cremated and no services be held. Online condolences for Mr. Cowart may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Ronald G. Cowart.

Mr. James D. Troy age 73 of LaFollette , TN formerly of Vandalia , OH passed away Friday, November 26, 2010 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and a retired machinist and welder.  He loved bluegrass music, fishing, sports, and dancing.  Preceded in death by parents, Ray and Irene Gerst Troy, grandson, Jakob Troy , sisters, Phyllis Bailey and Helen Martin, and brother, Raymond Troy.

 

Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Sue Troy of LaFollette; Children, Wayne Troy and wife Kim, of Hillsborough, OH, Susan Hodges and husband Larry, of Greenville, OH, Sharon Higgins and husband Derek, of Vandalia, OH, and Andy Troy and wife Nicole, of Troy, OH; Thirteen Grandchildren, One Great-grandchild, and one Great-grandchild on the way. Several other relatives and friends.

 

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 P.M. Sunday at Walters Funeral Home Chapel.  Mr. Troy will be transported to Vandalia , OH for interment at the Poplar Hill Cemetery .  The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Campbell County Senior Citizens, Inc., 102 South 8th Street , LaFollette , TN 37766 .  Online condolences for Mr. Troy can be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James D. Troy.

Donald Lee Heck, age 44 of Lafollette passed away Thursday, November 25, 2010. Donald was a member of Glade Springs Baptist Church. He loved motor cycle riding and his family was his life.
Preceded in death by Parents: Arthur and Alice Capps Heck. Sisters: Edda Crabtree, Clara and Doris Heck.

Survived by Wife: Loretta Heck of Lafollette. Daughters: Tanya and Faith Heck of Lafollette. Granddaughter: Marlee Denny of Lafollette. Brothers: Wayne Heck of Speedwell, Steve and Tony Heck of Lafollette. Sisters: Brenda Johnson and Faye Heck of Lafollette. Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Saturday night with funeral to follow at 8 PM in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Jim Hurst officiating. Interment will be 2 PM Sunday in Greasy Hollow Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. John L. Owens formerly of LaFollette, passed away in the Greenwood Health and Living Center in Greenwood , Indiana , Saturday, November 13, 2010.  He was born July 26, 1922. Preceded in death by his parents Aaron Shannon Owens and Rosalee Bolton Owens, brother, Elgie Owens, and sisters, Ethel Owens Kitts and Jean Owens Murray.  

 

John’s proudest accomplishment was his service to his country.  As a young man he joined the Civil Engineer Corps (CCC’s) and was stationed in Nevada when the Second World War began.  When the CCC’s were dissolved in 1944 he joined the Army and was deployed to the Pacific where he experienced the horrors of the war.  In 1945 while stationed in California he was chosen to be an Honor Guard at the first meeting of the United Nations in San Francisco .  When his tour of duty was over in 1946 he lived in Oregon for a time where he worked as a logger.  In 1952 he re-enlisted in the Army during the Korean Conflict, where he earned the rank of Staff Sergeant.  After his discharge, John worked in construction until he was employed by Butler University , in Indianapolis , IN as a maintenance supervisor.  In 1987 he retired and moved back home to Campbell County .  From 1991 to 1996 John managed Crowne Point Apartments in Jacksboro.  In 2004 he moved to Greenwood , IN to be near his daughter Karen and grandson, Josh.  He was a member of Coolidge First Baptist Church , and a member of Jacksboro Masonic Lodge #322.

 

Survivors: Daughter, Karen Smith of Indiana . Stepdaughters, Louise Branam Farley and Phyllis Branam Karty. One grandchild, Joshua Smith. One great-grandchild Haylee Smith. Sister, Gwendolyn Wright of LaFollette.    

 

Funeral services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. H. Lee Ray officiating.  Interment Campbell Memorial Gardens .  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mr. Owens may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. John L. Owens.

Michael Tomasello age 53 of Lafollette passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2010.
Preceded in death by Wife: Tina Tomasello. Parents: Salvatore and Jennifer Tomasello.
Survived by Best Friend and Companion: Jennifer Holly. Sister: Shanda McCann and Husband: Richard of Sunbright, TN. and Tanji Tomasello of Caryville. Step Son: Joseph Holly of Lafollette. Step Daughters: Heather and Amber Graves both of Lafollette. Elizabeth Rego and Husband: Brandon of Corbin, KY. Stephanie, Samantha, and Charleen Holly all of Lafollette.  6 Grandchildren. Several Nieces, Nephews, and a host of friends.

Visitation will be 3 until 5 PM Friday in Martin Wilson Chapel.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 Thomas Eric Owens Age 26 of Duff, TN Passed away Sunday, Novemeber 21, 2010 at the Jellico Community Hospital. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, November 24 at 7:00 pm at the Morley Baptist Church. Visitation will be 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm before the service.

Interment will be at the Owens family cemetery 11:00 am Thursday, November 25, 2010. Donations can be made a  Harp Funeral Home in Jellico for the funeral expense. Harp funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Iva Riggs Spitzer age 89 of LaFollette departed this life Sunday, November 21, 2010 at St. Mary’s Health and Rehab Center of LaFollette.  She was born September 6, 1921.  She loved to go to church before she became unable to attend due to illness.  She was a member of Stanfield Church of God.  Preceded in death by mother, Etta Blankenship Morgan, Four Brothers, Harrison, James, Fred, and Howard Morgan, Husbands, Ernest Riggs and A.J. Spitzer, and precious mother-in-law, Nora Riggs Woods, Four Children, Eunice Riggs Shuttleworth of Texas, Helen Riggs Wells, Pat Riggs, and Glenn Riggs, all of LaFollette.

 

She leaves to mourn her passing her children, Re Ettia and Virgil Bowlin, Alta and Ronnie Ayers of LaFollette, Melissa Muse of Corbin, KY, Darrell Riggs of LaFollette, Clifford and Linda Riggs, and Ron and Cheryl Riggs all of Leavenworth, WA.  Very Special and dear friend, Opal Wilburn of LaFollette.  20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and also a great-great-grandson on the way. ”Mamaw, hope you can see him from Heaven.”  Several other relatives, and many, many friends. We would like to thank two very good caregivers for helping with our mother, Dianna Collins and Sherry Baker.

 Funeral services Wednesday 2 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Delmus Bruce and Rev. Pat Ayers officiating.  Interment to follow at Bakers Forge Cemetery .  The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mary Iva Riggs Spitzer.

Richard Allen King, age 55 of Jacksboro passed away Saturday, November 20, 2010 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was a member of Jacksboro Church of Christ. Richard enjoyed fishing, camping, the outdoors, the lakes and yard work. He loved being with his grandkids and enjoyed family time. He also enjoyed family trips.
Preceded in death by Granddaughter: Addison King. Mother: Laura Ellen Jones.

Survived by Wife: Elwanda King of Jacksboro. Son: Terry Allen King of Jacksboro. Daughters and Sons in Law: Tracy and Daron Douglas of Lenoir City and Tasha and Brandon Mize of Atlanta, GA. Grandchildren: Talor King Douglas, Tyler Douglas, Kayden King and Kingston Douglas.  Father: Frazier King of Elk Valley. Brothers: Frazier King Jr. of Jacksboro, Marion Lee King of Jacksboro, Jeffery Dean King of Florida and Tommy Lee Jones of Lafollette. Sisters: Debbie King of Greenville, TN, Nancy Lay of Elk Valley and Teresa Booker of GA. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral Service will be 8 PM Monday, November 22, 2010 in Martin Wilson Chapel with Tommy Robertson, Carl Hicks and George Wright officiating. Interment will be 11 AM Tuesday in Campbell Memorial Gardens with the Campbell County Honor Guard in charge of graveside service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday night before funeral service.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Harold Bolton age 74 of Melvin Community, Pioneer passed away Monday, November 15, 2010, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville .  He was a retired truck driver and Veteran of the U.S. Army.  Preceded in death by parents, Bert and Esther McCullah Bolton.

 

Survivors: Wife, Carol Bolton of Pioneer; two sons, Harold E. Bolton, Jr. and wife, Joyce of Jacksboro and Andrew Bolton and wife, Missy of LaFollette; five grandchildren, Christopher Bolton and wife, Crystal of Pioneer, Sharon Mann and husband, Walter of LaFollette, Terry L. Durham and wife, Jessica of LaFollette, Ashley Mills of LaFollette, and Dakota Ridenour of Pioneer; seven great grandchildren.  Several cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

Funeral services Wednesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donald Shown officiating.  Family and friends will meet Thursday 10 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Melvin Cemetery for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mr. Bolton may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Harold Bolton.

Garnetta Hassler Davis, age 57 of Lafollette passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at the Mercy Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a very loving wife and mother of six children, grandmother of 5 grandchildren and enjoyed spending all the time she could with her family.

Preceded in death by Infant Daughter: Kandice Davis. Parents: Ireland and Georgia Hassler.

Survived by Life Mate: Troy L. Davis. Sons: Jefferson and Christopher Davis of Lafollette and John – Branam Davis of Sarasota, FL. Daughter and Son in Law: Angela and Kevin Davis of Knoxville. Daughter: Jessica Davis of Lafollette. Grandchildren: Aaron Bailey, Tyler and Jackson Hassler, Ethan Cole and Kristus Davis. Brothers: Leroy Hassler and Wife: Lucy of Lafollette. Ira and John Hassler both of Brunswick, GA. Sisters: Brenda Daniels, Carol Frazer, Juanita Wilkerson, Jenny Cole, Janie Sue Baird, and Gaynell Hassler all of Brunswick, GA. and Libby Nunn of Lafollette.  

Funeral service will be 1 PM Saturday, November 20th in Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. Phillip Rutherford officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Friday night.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Karen Sue (Spade) Howard age 64 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Mercy Residential Hospice Center in Knoxville .  She was born January 10, 1946.  She was the daughter of the late Lankford (Buzz) and Mable Keyes Spade, and sister of the late Roy (Buzzy) Spade.  She was of the Baptist Faith.

 

She is survived by Husband, Ronnie David Howard; Son, Joshua Neal Howard; Daughter Haley Adkins and husband Joe, all of LaFollette; Twin Sister, Sharon Boatright and husband Rodger, of Harrogate .  She had two grandchildren, Ahna and Ayden Adkins whom she loved dearly.  One nephew, Alan Spade and wife Holly, of Frankfort, KY; Brother-in-law, Gary Howard and wife Phyllis, of LaFollette; Sister-in-law, Rosalee Teague of Nashville, TN; One niece, Melinda Gail Riggs and husband Darryl; Great-nephew, Bailey Spade, Great-nieces, Yulie Spade, Autumn Reynolds and Jessa Riggs; and a host of other relatives and friends.

 

Funeral Services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Russell officiating.  Family and friends will meet Saturday 11 A.M. at Powell Valley Cemetery & Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Campbell County Cancer Association, 124 Woodvine Street , Jacksboro , TN 37757 .  Online condolences for Karen may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Karen Sue (Spade) Howard.
 

Mr. William A. Hatmaker age 82 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at his home.  He was a Veteran of the U. S. Navy and a retired plumber.  Preceded in death by son, Wayne William Hatmaker, and parents, Mack and Emma Smiddy Hatmaker.

 

Survivors: Several nieces and nephews.

 

Funeral services Thursday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Anthony Leach officiating.  Family and friends will meet Friday 10 A.M. at Hatmaker Family Cemetery for graveside services and interment with military honors conducted by Campbell County Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mr. Hatmaker can be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. William A. Hatmaker
 

Robert Jackson James Jr., age 92 of Lafollette passed away Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Cumberland Village Nursing Home.
Preceded in death by First Wife: Mary Chestine Anderson James. Daughter: Brenda Joyce Freng. Parents: Robert Jackson and Edna Marie James. Brother: Fred James. Sisters: Lucille Crawford, Ruth Hicks and LaGatha James.

Survived by Wife: Martha James. Daughter: Mary James. 14 grandchildren. Brothers: Franklin James of Waynesboro, TN and Billy Ray James of Smyrna, TN.
Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.