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MELISSA DIANE FREDERICK
Melissa Diane Frederick, 33, Oliver Springs, died February 24, 2010, in Morristown.

She was born Feb. 24, 1977, in Oak Ridge.

She was a lifelong resident of Oliver Springs.

She was preceded in death by: Grandmothers; Ethel Thelma Seiber and Deloris Sexton; uncle, Kenneth Doyle Nelson.

Survivors: Parents, Roger and Valerie Sexton of Oliver Springs; children, Destiny Hope Chamberlin of Petros, Delvin Jones Carden Jr. of Alabama, and Andrea Renee Overton of Sunbright; brother, Michael Jones of Morgan County; grandfathers, Dennis Seiber of Oliver Springs and Arvel Sexton of Sunbright; aunts and uncles, Roma Jean Shelton and husband John of Knoxville, Nancy Langley and husband Kerry of Oliver Springs, Bruce Seiber and wife Shell of Oliver Springs, Gail Patterson and Marvin Brown of Oak Ridge, Barbara Seiber of Oliver Springs, Ronald J. Seiber and wife Marilyne of Oliver Springs; nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will follow at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Garvan Walls officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


CHARLIE FARMER JR.
Charlie Farmer Jr., 82, Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at his home.

He was born March 7, 1923, in Raven, Va.

He worked as a coal miner and was a member of the UMWA. He enjoyed camping and going to the beach. He was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: Parents; Charlie Farmer Sr. and Ella Frances Boyd Farmer.

Survivors: Wife, Reba Lou Justice Farmer; children, Charles Farmer and wife Sue of Oliver Springs, Pete Farmer and wife Helen of Oliver Springs, Ronnie "Bo" Farmer and wife Diane of Oliver Springs, Bonnie Fielden and husband Robert of Heiskel, Brenda Farmer and friend Ronnie Carter of Clinton, Claude Farmer and wife Margie of Knoxville, and Bob Farmer and wife Genola of Springfield, Ohio; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Debbie Rather and husband Rick of Palm Bay, Fla., and Wayne Patterson of Oliver Springs; sister Alice Fusco, of Waterford, Mich.; several nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

The family will receive friends from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. in the church with Pastors Garvan Walls and Nathan Barker officiating.

Burial and graveside services will follow the funeral at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


LAURA GRACE (REYNOLDS) FORD
Laura Grace (Reynolds) Ford, 90, San Diego, Calif., formerly of Crossville, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at her home in San Diego.

She was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late John Quincy Adams and Effie (Wright) Reynolds.

She was a homemaker and a member of North Park Community Church in California.

She is survived by: Daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary Annette and Fred Vinson of San Diego, Calif.; sister, Charlotte Redd of Smyrna, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by: Husband, Richard William Ford.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Bilbrey Funeral Home, Crossville.

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home with the rev. Teresa Now, the Rev. Wayne Morgan, the Rev. Earl Wright and the rev. Noble Aytes officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Service performed under the direction of Bilbrey Funeral Home.


TERRY WAYNE STONECIPHER
Terry Wayne Stonecipher, 48, Johnson City, formerly of Lake City, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, in Johnson City.

He was born Jan. 17, 1962, in Cocke County.

He was a US Army veteran, having served in Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He was a member of the Clear Branch Baptist Church. He enjoyed target shooting and the beach.

He is preceded in death by: Father R.B. “Boots” Stonecipher.

Survivors: Mother, Gladys Stonecipher of Lake City; brothers, Rick Dulaney of Kingsport, Tim Hensley of Johnson City; sisters, Donna Mylott and husband Calvin of Lafollette, Tammy Keys and husband Steve of Knoxville; nieces and nephews, Tesha Papik, Tasia Orick, Tabitha Jerolmack, Ashley and Amanda Hensley, Hillary and Nikki Dulaney.

Visitation will be held from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Randy Norton officiating.

Interment followed the funeral service at Leach Cemetery, Lake City, with Military Honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

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


SHIRLEY FAYE FOLDS
Shirley Faye Folds, 75, formerly of Clinton, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Brakebill Nursing Center in Knoxville.

She was of the Baptist Faith and born Nov. 16, 1934, in Anderson County to the late Elmer and Sylvia White.

She was a retired nurse who worked many years at Lake Shore Mental hospital in Knoxville and later at Oak Ridge Retirement Center. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, music, and traveling.

Preceded in death by: Daughter, Teresa; son, Stephen

She is survived by: Daughter, Cathy Tindell; grandsons, Dustin Tindell and wife Jessica, Kristopher Tindell; great-granddaughter, Amelia Tindell all of Knoxville; grandson, Michael Dean of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; granddaughters, Jessica, Morgan, Sylvia, Brittany, and Brianna; grandson, Peyton Wills all of Clinton; sisters, Georgia Simonds and husband Tyrone, Joyce Hughes and Wilma Viles; brother, James and wife Linda Smith of Oak Ridge; several nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Following her visitation friends and family will go in procession to Grandview Memorial Garden for a graveside service.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

holleygamblefh.com


VICKIE CAWOOD
Vickie C. Cawood, 55, Heiskell, died peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her family.

She can now breathe freely in heaven.

She was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church and enjoyed camping, fishing, gardening, yard sales and taking care of others in need.

She was preceded in death by: Grandparents, John and Dovie Johnson; special niece, Sandy Long.

She is survived by: Loving husband, Don Cawood; children, Bobby Green, Brian Harvey, Donna Loy and husband Steve, Cawood and wife Melsan; mother, Irene Harris; sister, Carol Crawford and husband Dan; daughter-in-law, Charlotte Day and husband Jeremy; grandchildren, Jonathon, Vickie Lynn, Jacob, and Joy Day, Laura, Megan, Melanie, Chris Loy and wife Monica; special friends, Pam Parham, Kysha Harmon, Shirley McKinney, Harold McKinney, Eddie and Marylin Thompson of Mussel Shoals, Ala.; several nieces and nephews

Friends and family may call at their convenience.

The family will have a graveside service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at Sartin Cemetery with the Rev. Allan Giles officiating.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is charge of all arrangements.

www.holleygamblefh.com


JEFF LOUIE MAY
Jeff Louie May, 78, Oliver Springs, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Coalfield.

Before retirement, he worked for the City of Oliver Springs and later worked at Callahan Towers.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Jefferson May and Druzilla Ritchie May; sisters, Opal Liles and Maudine Brooks; brothers, Kenneth and Jerry May.

Survivors: Brothers, Hoyle May of Coalfield and Archer May and wife Dorothy of Deerlodge; sisters, Wanell Bland and husband Ray of Oak Ridge and Norma Jean Graves and husband Bill of Loma Linda, Calif.; nephews, Lonnie Johnson and wife Pat of Hendersonville, Don Johnson of Oak Ridge, Gerald Lynn May and wife Amanda of Blount County, and Kevin May of Deerlodge; several other nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

Burial and graveside services with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book in available at www.sharpfh.com.


IVORY JEAN PHILLIPS
Ivory Jean Phillips, 67, Deerlodge, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Jan. 18, 1943, in Moulto, Ala.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Elbert Lee and Ida Louise Banks Ferguson; sisters, Dorris Jean Bolden and Janet Lois Harville; brothers, Starling and Harlan Ferguson; nephew, Stanley Bolden.

She is survived by: Husband of 54 years, Oscar Phillips of Deerlodge; son, Oscar Lee Phillips and companion Jimmy Bellamy of Moulton, Ala.; daughters, Mary A. Glisson and husband, George of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Nannie Marie Parker and husband Kenny of Moulton, Ala., Ivory Louise Payne and husband Scotty of Green Cove Springs, Fla., Joann Bailey of Deerlodge, Brenda Lee Farmer and husband, Joe of Deerlodge, and Daris E. Mason of Deerlodge; brothers, Harvey Ferguson and wife, Alice of Oliver Springs and Marvin Ferguson and wife Linda of Decauter, Ala.; sister, Hilda Mason and husband, Wint of Decatur, Ala.; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and extended family members.

The family will receive friends from noon – 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

Burial and graveside services will follow at the Petros Cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


IRIS AILEEN TUCKER
Iris Aileen Tucker, 82, Powell, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Ft. Sanders NHC Healthcare in Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Arvil L. Tucker; son, Curtis Lynn Tucker; and grandson, Matthew Tucker.

Survivors: Sons, David Tucker, Dale Tucker, both of Powell; grandchildren, Christopher Dale Tucker, Brandee Stinnett, Tammy Tucker, Trenton Tucker.

The family will have a graveside service at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements.


JOSEPHINE HUCKABY MARTIN
Josephine Huckaby Martin, 70, Clinton, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at her home.

She attended His Hands Reaching Worship Center. She retired from Carlisle Tire & Wheel in Clinton. She enjoyed working in her yard and was an avid University of Tennessee fan. She was a very loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend and loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Leroy Huckaby Sr. and Elsie Mae Patterson Huckaby; sister, Ruby Glenn; brother, Leroy Huckaby Jr.; brother-in-law, Kenneth Wilson; nephew, John Pebley.

Survivors: Son, Wendell Martin and wife, Kimberly of Clinton; grandchildren, Heather and Dustin Martin of Clinton; sisters, Cheastean Wilson of Clinton, Imogene Henderson of Clinton, Maxine Wilson and husband Doug of Clinton; special nephew, Greg Huckaby; several nieces and nephews; special puppy, Prissy.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Lee Stanford officiating.

Interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Sunset Cemetery.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of arrangements.


GRACE M. FORMAN
Grace M. Forman, 76, Martinsburg, W. Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Greenfield of Berryville, Berryville, Va.

Born July 17, 1933 in White Oak, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Herman Pack and Perna Meadows Pack.

She worked as an electronics technician and then went on to assist her husband in their homebuilding business. Upon retirement, she had a chance to enjoy her hobbies of fishing and square dancing, collecting family pictures and rocks, and her favorite activity of all time, spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by: Husband of 60 years, Ervin Forman; sons, Gary and wife Susan Forman, of Texas, and Rick and wife Janet Forman of Tennessee; daughter, Tracy and husband Bryan Butler, of Martinsburg W. Va.; nine grandchildren, John, Richard, Chris, Jessica, Nathan and Wesley Forman, Aaron, Katie and Ashley Butler; brothers, Richard and Gene Pack; sisters, Ruth Laurent and Lois Combs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers.



Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg, W. Va.

Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Center in Morgantown, WV, PO Box 9301 Morgantown, WV 26506-9301 or website at www.brni.org; or to the WV Alzheimer’s Association, 1111 Lee Street East, Charleston 25301 or to website at www.alz.org/wv

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com


KENNETH LEE GOODMAN
Kenneth Lee Goodman 70, New River, died peacefully at home with his wife, children, grandchildren, daughter-in-law and sons-in-law, Monday, Feb. 22, 2010.

He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church. He was a coal miner for many years. He enjoyed flea markets, coon hunting, working with weedeaters and lawn mowers and spending time with family.

Survivors: Loving wife, Della Bernice Lowe Goodman of 46 years; son, Jeffery Lee Goodman and wife Tammy of Lancing; daughters, Lisa Kay Braden and husband Duke of Deer Lodge, Loretta Lynn Webber and husband David of Harriman; grandchildren, Ryan Edward Jones, Kenneth Tyler Goodman, Leah Marie Jones, Felicia Brooke Webber, Bethany Renee Goodman and Brandon Robert Lee Goodman; brother, Arnold Goodman and wife Lou Ann of New River; sisters, Nicey Goodman Bunch of Clinton, Fredia Goodman Carroll and husband Willie of New River; a host of extended family and special friends.

He was preceded in death by: Father and mother, Finely and Oshia Goodman; brothers, Elmer, Everett, Fred, Willie, Early, Johnnie and Delmus Goodman; sisters, Cynthia Goodman Jeffers and Claudia Goodman McDonald; special brother-in-law, Cledyth “Jack” Bunch.

The Family will receive visitation at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 24, 2010.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Shiloh Baptist Church in New River with Rev. Bill Goodman and the Rev. Gary Armes officiating the funeral.

He will be buried at the Phillips cemetery in New River.

The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support and most of all their prayers.

And thanks also to Schubert Funeral Home and Covenant Hospice and Joann Spurling.

Mr. Goodman’s last request is for his children and grandchildren to live for the Lord.


BERTHA IRENE FORD
Bertha Irene Ford, 62, Harriman, died Feb. 19, 2010.

Mrs. Ford loved to cook, camp, and read. She was of the Baptist faith and loved the Lord.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Sarah Allen Rice; brother, Gilbert Lunsford.

She is survived by: Husband, Donald Ford; daughters, Sarah and husband Gary Alexander of Oliver Springs, Melisa and husband Scott Hart of Claxton, Trish and husband Mike Whitson of Oliver Springs, Dona and husband Leo Baker of Dayton, Ohio, Kerry and husband Terry Bledsoe of Dayton, Ohio, Diane Smith of Dayton, Ohio; sons, Chris and wife Mandy Rice of Clinton, and Jerry and wife Donna of VineGrove, Ky.; 16 grandchildren;13 great grandchildren; sister, Monica Schunke of Georgia.; brother, Bob Mullins of Florida.

Family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Poplar Creek Baptist Church.

A memorial service was held at 8 p.m. with Pastor Tom Chadwick officiating.

Jackson-Oliver Mortuary of Oliver Springs was in charge of arrangements.

We invite you to share your thoughts and memories with the family at www.jacksonolivermortuary.com


ROSE A. BRADSHAW
Rose A. Bradshaw died Feb. 23, 2010.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Bill and Oshia Adkins; sons-in-law, Harry Lamb and Fred Wright; granddaughter, Lisa Long and her husband, Charles Long.

She is survived by: Beloved husband of 68 years, James E. Bradshaw; daughters, Joyce Wright Hanks and husband Wayne, ?Becky Lamb, Kathy Collier and husband Frank, Vicki Wyrosdick and husband Jeff; sister Violet Hatmaker and husband Floyd; sister-in-law Wilma Hill; grandchildren, Kim Barker and husband Emory, Tony Lamb and wife Kathy, Tyler Collier and wife Elizabeth, Allison Collier, Nichole Long, Gabe Long and wife Stacy; and 11 great-grandchildren.

There will be no formal receiving of friends.

A private funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be given to the donor's favorite charity.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements.


RONALD LUM GALLAHER
Ronald Lum Gallaher, 61, Oliver Springs, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Oct. 12, 1948, in Roane County.

He worked as a coal miner and he was last employed at Cross Mountain Coal working at both Beech Grove and Briceville. He previously worked at Oliver Springs Mining Company and other area coal mines.

He enjoyed outdoor activities including fishing, hunting and four-wheeling. He was a member of Elverton Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Orville Gallaher and Bertha Lorene Braden Gallaher; son, Ronald Wesley Gallaher.

Survivors: Wife, Edna Bedford Gallaher; son, Eric Gallaher and wife Vickie of Oliver Springs; brothers, Edward Gallaher and wife Kay and Terry Gallaher and wife Debbie, both of Oak Ridge; sisters, Nadine Butler and husband Freddie of Westel, Kay Lively and husband Bob of Oliver Springs, and Jean Raines and husband Don of Oak Ridge; grandchildren, Christopher, Timmy and Brittany Gallaher of Oliver Springs; aunt, Ethel Wyrich of Oliver Springs.

He is also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends, pastors Thomas Vananda, Roger Buck and Jimmy Turpin, and other friends, "Squirell" Seiber, and Jesse and Joyce Abshire.

The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, in the Sharp Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Buck, the Rev. Thomas Vananda and the Rev. Jimmy Turpin officiating.

Burial and graveside services will follow the funeral at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guest book in available at www.sharpfh.com.


EVELYN POLLACK GOLDSTEIN
Evelyn Pollack Goldstein, 91, LaFollette, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at St. Mary’s of Campbell County.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Morris Goldstein; parents, Emma and Julius Pollack; brother, Daniel Pollack; sister, Jane Mindel.

She is survived by: Daughter, Julese Cepero and husband Ralph of LaFollette; grandchildren, Tammi Grove of Oak Ridge, Ashley Grove of Knoxville, Michael Grove of Florida, Margaret Cepero of Florida; great-grandchildren, Domenic, Donato, and Dylan of Oak Ridge.

The family would like to give special thanks to Cora Huckaby and the dedicated staff of Dr. Isber of Lafollette.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cepero will receive friends from 2 - 10 p.m. at their home Friday, Feb. 26, 2010.

In lieu of flowers the family ask for donations to be made to the Alzheimers Association, 2200 Southerland Avenue, Suite H102, Knoxville, Tenn., 37919.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City is in charge of all arrangements.


REBA WEBB
Reba Webb, 78, Clinton, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was a member of Blowing Springs Baptist Church in Clinton. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Later in life, she went back to school and graduated with a nursing degree at the age of 42. This was an achievement she was proud of.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Robert and Ruth Jones; husband, James Webb; brother, Billy Jones; aunt, Edna Johnson.

Survivors: Children: Son, Don Webb of Maryville; daughters, Debbie Bumgardner and Bobbie Willis and husband Eddie; son, Jimmy Webb and wife Cora, all of Clinton; and a special friend, Jerry Cardin of Maryville.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Her family will receive her friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, with funeral services following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton with the Rev. Marty Stooksbury officiating.

Her interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences can be made on line at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com.


JEFFERY RUTHERFORD
Jeffery Rutherford, 42, Clinton, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

He enjoyed fishing and was of the Church of God faith.

He was preceded in death by: Mother, Geneva Rutherford; brothers, Robert Lewis Rutherford, Estelle Eugene Rutherford; nephew, Ethan Reed.

Survivors: Father and stepmother, Lewis and Patsy Rutherford of Clinton; aunts, Connie King of Strawberry Plains, Joyce Glymp of Clinton; uncle, Bob Daniels of Nashville; fiancé, Brandie Brewer.

He also leaves behind several cousins, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

His family had private services for him on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at Jones Mortuary in Clinton.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made on line at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com.


JOHN T. MILLER
John T. Miller, 68, Clinton, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at his home.

He was a member of North Clinton Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Elmer and Ruby Miller.

Survivors: Wife, Ima Miller of Clinton; sons, Andy Bass and wife Lisa of Oliver Springs, Kenneth Bass of Clinton; sisters, Margaret Jackson and husband Kenneth of Lake City, Bessie Cox and husband Bill of Heiskell, Gladys Loy of Clinton; special friend, Eddie Altum of Clinton; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.

The family received friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at North Clinton Baptist Church. The funeral followed at 8 p.m.

Graveside services were at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of the arrangements.


BESSIE FELTNER
Bessie Feltner, 80, Clinton, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, at her residence.

She was a member of Blowing Springs Baptist Church in Clinton. She took pride in her home and was dedicated to her sister, Willow Dean.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Greene Feltner; sister, Maude Hunley; brothers and sisters–in-law, Walter and Billie, Ulyess and Helen, and John Wilson; parents, John and Etta Wilson; niece, Florence Cundiff.

Survivors: Son, Paul and Debby Purkey of Clinton; sisters, Gladys Phillips of Oliver Springs, Mary “Willow Dean” Wilson of Clinton; niece, Sandy Wilson of Lake City; nephews, Hershel Wilson of Ohio, Gene Phillips and Becky of Oliver Springs, Tim Dopel of Clinton; great niece, Rochelle Babinec of Clinton; grandchildren, Matthew Purkey of Charleston, S.C., Jason Purkey of Ohio; a host of other family and friends.

Her family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, at Jones Mortuary in Clinton.

Her interment will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Clinch River Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake City.

Condolences may be made at jonesmortuaryllc.com.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


HOWARD A. HUTCHESON
Howard A. Hutcheson, 79, Clinton, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center of Ridge.

He retired after 40 years of service from Y-12, Martin Marietta. He was a member of St. Marks United Methodist Church and a member of Alpha Lodge #376, Kerbella Shrine Temple, Scottish Rite,

Clinch Valley Shrine Club, N.R.A., the American Legion, and was a veteran of U.S. Army

Preceded in death by: Parents, John G. Hutcheson and Laura Adams Hutcheson; grandson, Zachery Andrew Stephenson; brother,

Wilner Hutcheson; sister, Virginia Mitchell.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Dorothy Jean Graham Hutcheson of Clinton; daughter, Mary Jeannine H. Stephenson and husband Howard of Lewisburg; grandchildren, Laura Morefield and husband Joey of Lewisburg, Rebecca Dahlberg and husband Cole of New London, Conn., Will Stephenson, Abby Stephenson, and Lilly Stephenson; several nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews; special friend, Donnie L. Disney of Clinton.

The family received friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at St. Marks United Methodist Church.

Masonic and funeral services followed

The Rev. Wayne Hedrick officiated

Interment was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

Memorials may be made to St. Marks United Methodist Church or Shriners Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of arrangements.


JAMES MONROE DODSON
James Monroe Dodson, 73, Lake City, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was a United States Army Veteran having served in World War II. He enjoyed playing horseshoes and spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Drew and Nettie Dodson; brother, Jack Dodson; sister, Peggy Dodson.

He is survived by his: Wife, Loretta Rollyson Dodson of Lake City; step-sons, Joe Chamblee of Lake City, Tommy Lawson of Lafollette; brother, Keith Dodson of Dillsburg, Penn.; sister, Linda Spears of Fort Worth, Texas; sisters-in-law, Lisa Bailey of Lake City, Paulene Brown of Lake City; step-grandchildren, Isaiah Chamblee, Skyler Lawson, Kolden Lawson and Keten Lawson.

The family will have a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. Randy Norton officiating.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City is in charge of all arrangements.


WILLIAM MILTON BROWN
William Milton Brown, Clinton, died Feb. 21, 2010.

He was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., April 10, 1924.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and following his discharge, worked for Westinghouse Corp. He moved with his family to Clinton in 1958 to work as an engineering draftsman at ORNL's Y-12 facility in Oak Ridge, where he was employed until his retirement. He enjoyed camping and building model railroads.

He was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

He is survived by: Daughter, Marjorie Irby; grandchildren, Michael Hubbard and Angela Russell; great-grandchildren, Degan and Nicholas Hubbard.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements.



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