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RONALD MALONE WEAVER
Ronald Malone Weaver, 60, Jacksboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.

He was born on Oct. 4, 1949, in Campbell County to the late Malone and Willow Steen Vinsant Weaver.

He was a deacon at the Lafollette Church of Christ. He served on the Jacksboro Planning Commission for several years. He was very fond of motorsports and golf. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by: Paternal grandparents, Moss and Lucy Weaver; maternal grandparents, Frank and Mable Vinsant; special aunt and uncle, Willmer and Alice Phillips; mother and father-in-law, Emma Sue and Arvil Lee Creekmore; father-in-law, Claude Vowell.

He is survived by: Wife of 39 years, Linda Sue Weaver of Jackboro; son, Eric Malone Weavers of Powell; aunt, Clureta Lawson of Clinton; uncles, Perry Vinsant and wife Brenda of Jacksboro, Doyle Vinsant and wife Jane of Jacksboro, William Vinsant and wife Helen of  Arizona; brother-in-law, Michael Vowell and wife Brenda of Clinton; niece and nephew, Vanessa and Ryan Vowell; special friend, David Longmire of Lafollette; a host of cousins and friends.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Jackboro Fire Department and Chief, Jason Shetterly, for all the special care given through this difficult time.

The family will recieve friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with a celebration of life following at 8 p.m. with Minister Jim Wesson officiating.

Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, and go in funeral procession to the Campbell Memorial Gardens in Lafollette for an 11 a.m. graveside service.

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


ROBERT ‘BOB’ P. WALKER
Robert “Bob” P. Walker passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010.

He designed and sold log homes for Appalachian Log Homes in Knoxville

He was preceded in death by: Parents, William A. and Mary Elizabeth Parsons-Walker.

He is survived by: Wife, Vickie Pless-Walker, daughters, Jill Phillips (Eric) of Clinton; Jenny Ford (Brian) Knoxville; sons, Eric Schultz and Scott Cloninger of Sweetwater; grandchildren, Brandon and Grayson Phillips and Ethan, Preston and Lucas Ford; brother, William A. Walker III (Diane) of Atlanta, Ga.; mother and father-in-law, Robert and Mary Ruth Pless of Norris; and brother in-law Robert and wife Teresa Pless of Andersonville.

Services were held at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. Friends and Family visited from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. The Funeral Service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, ins the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was at 1 p.m. at Highland Memorial Gardens in Knoxville.  

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made in honor of Bob to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, 107 Park Headquarters Rd., Gatlinburg, Tenn., 37738.


BILL STARNES
Bill Starnes, 53, Claxton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at his residence after a brief battle with brain cancer.

He was a member of Solway Baptist Church. 

Preceded in death by: Parents, Walter and Nona Starnes; father-in-law, Joe Antrican.

He is survived by: Loving wife of 31 years, Julia Starnes; daughters, Michelle Ray and Tabatha Finney; granddaughters, Riley and Zoey Finney and Madison Ray, all of Claxton; brothers, Ronnie and Skip Starnes of Oak Ridge; sisters, Betty Shelton of Karns, Connie Stewart of Oak Ridge; mother-in-law, Jo Ann Antrican of Claxton; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1 - 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral services following in the chapel with Brother Ray Buchanan officiating. 

His burial will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. 

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


BRENDA G. SMITH
Brenda G. Smith, 52, Claxton, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at her home.

She was affiliated with Shepherd’s Chapel, and was employed at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Clarence and Ruby Posey; brothers, Danny, Johnny, Jimmy and Jack Posey; sister, Alma Jane Posey.

She is survived by: Husband, Bill Smith; sons and daughters-in law, Benji and Davina Smith, Shawn and Shannon Smith; grandchildren, Colby, Cadence, Sidney and Evan; sisters, Ocie Talbot, Wanda Newell, Glenda Depew; nieces, Melissa Knaff and Kim Manning; “Mamaw” to Jamison Hembree, Savannah Barnes, Jaelyn Knaff and Jacob Knaff; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews; special friends, co-workers from MMC.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at Woodhaven Funeral Home Chapel with funeral service following at 7 p.m. with Pastor Greg Long officiating.

To share your thoughts and memories, please go to www.woodhavenfh.com. Woodhaven Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 160 Edgemoor Rd., Claxton, is honored to serve the Smith family.


SCOTT W. MINTON
Scott W. Minton, 92, Claxton, passed away Aug. 26, 2010 at NHC of Oak Ridge.

He was retired from Y-12 of Oak Ridge and a member of Centerview Baptist Church of Concord.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Cleo Minton; parents, Harve and Jennie Minton; great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Kaye Hughes; son-in-law, Tony Nance; sister, Hazel Minton; brothers, Elbert, Andrew, Willie and Roy Minton.

Survivors: Daughters, Martha Jones and husband Bob of Powell, Yvonne Emert and husband Joe of Loudon, Wanda Nance of New Tazewell; sister, Rosa Dykes of New Tazewell; brother, J. H. Minton and wife Ruby of Knoxville; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; special friends, Charlotte West, Les McCarter, Tina Richards and all the girls at Flowers by Charlotte, David West and all the friends at Ciderville.

A special thank you goes to all the nurses and aides at NHC of Oak Ridge and Caris Hospice for the loving care of Mr. Minton.

The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Day and the Rev. Tim Hopper officiating. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Bells Campground Cemetery.

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


GEORGE E. MARTIN
George E. Martin, 70, Acworth, Ga., formerly of Lake City, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Mercy North Hospital in Knoxville.

He was born Sept. 30, 1939, in Anderson County to the late Ulys and Arbania Ensley Martin.

He was a member of the Island Ford Baptist Church. George loved fishing, NASCAR, building furniture, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors: Son, Randy Martin and wife Shelly of Knoxville, George Martin and wife Pat of Ohio; brother, Thomas Martin and wife Guyneth of Andersonville; sisters, Charlene Harmon of Arizona, Billie Sue Duncan of Georgia, Ruby Bradshaw and husband Lynn of Indiana, Emma Jean Eliott of Harriman; grandchildren, Jamie, Kyle, Tanner, and Justin Martin; great-grandchild, Kaden Martin.

Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jay Braden officiating.

Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Brown Flat’s Cemetery, Briceville.

You may also view George’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


STEVE BARNETT CAMPBELL
Steve Barnett Campbell, 60, a lifelong resident of Oliver Springs, passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Oct. 13, 1949, in the Fairview Community of Oliver Springs.

Following his high school graduation, he entered into the Armed Forces and served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. While serving he received several medals, ribbons, citations, and commendations including sharp shooter and marksmanship awards.

He was a member of the Kellytown Baptist Church in Oliver Springs, the Eastfork Masonic Lodge #460 F& AM in Dyllis, Charity Court #17, Order of Amaranth in Kingston, Order of Eastern Star, Oliver springs Chapter #211 and Rockwood Chapter #382 and the Disabled American Veterans in Oliver Springs.

He was preceded in death by: Father, Robert L. Campbell; grandparents, Jeffy and Reba Ollis, John M. and Mary Leoma Campbell; sister-in-law, Elessa Hatfield; and by several aunts and uncles.

He is survived by: Wife of 28 years, Brenda Hatfield Campbell; son, John Leslie Campbell and wife Precious of Harriman; mother, Margaret Campbell; brother, Bruce W. Campbell and wife Becky of Harriman; mother-in-law, Louise Hatfield of Oliver Springs; sister-in-law, Susan Magill and husband Ralph of Harriman; brother-in-law, James Pete Hatfield of Oliver Springs; nieces, Mindy Bratcher and husband Adam of Knoxville, Amanda Crass and husband Sam of Harriman; nephews, Randall W. Campbell and wife Kim of Rockwood, Brian Magill and wife Misty of Harriman; great-nephews, Kaleb and Matthew Campbell; and great-nieces, Makenzie and Morgan Crass, Isabel Magill, Breanna and Jessica Campbell.

The family expresses their gratitude to the nurses and CNA’s on the 4th floor of Methodist Medical Center, Ann Carter MD and R. Hughes MD and a special thanks to Judy Ollis and Vickie Allen for all the support and assistance provided during Steve’s illness.

The family received friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at Kellytown Baptist Church.

A memorial service with Rev. Don Chastain officiating and a Masonic service followed at 2:00 pm at the church. Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


SFC (Ret.) GEORGE R. BUNCH
SFC (Ret) George R. Bunch, 69, Clinton, passed away Thursday morning Aug. 26, 2010, at his residence in Clinton.

He served 20 years in the U.S. Army Special Forces and was a decorated Vietnam Veteran. After retiring from the military he retired with the United States Postal Service in Clinton.

He was preceded in death by: Daughter, Beverly Bunch; parents, Lindsey and Julie Bunch; several brothers and sisters.

Survivors: Wife, Maggie Jo Bunch of Clinton; daughter, Donna Spradlin of Clinton; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Gerlinde Bunch of Kentucky.

He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Adam, and Cody Spradlin, Tanja, Justin, and Sydney Bunch; along with numerous nephews and nieces and other relatives and friends.

His family will receive his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday Aug. 29 2010, at Jones Mortuary with his funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating.

His interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with full military honors at graveside.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


REBECCA KENDALL WRIGHT
Rebecca Kendall Wright, 76, Clinton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at her residence.

She was born May 16, 1934, in Chestertown, Md., to the late Melvin Kendall Sr. and Helen Jones Kendall.

She enjoyed reading, puzzles, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by: Husband, Robert Wright Sr.

Survivors: Daughters, Michelle Wright of Clinton; brother, Melvin Kendall Jr. of Maryland; grandchildren, Shane Wright Sr. of Virginia, Ashley Riffey of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Shane Wright Jr. of Virginia, Lyla Kendall Wright of Virginia; a host of other family members and friends

At her request she will be cremated and no services are planned.

You may also view Rebecca’s guest book at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


GLEN DEAN WOODS
Glen Dean Woods, 70, Oliver Springs, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born March 17, 1940, in Devonia.

She moved to Petros in her early childhood, later moving to Texas and Ohio before moving to Oliver Springs in 1984.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. In addition to caring for her family she enjoyed going to the casino, flea markets, yard sales and flower gardening.

Before her retirement she was employed at Austin Powder, Inc.

She was preceded in death by: Husband of 46 years, Billy Arthur Woods; son, Billy Dean Woods; parents, John H. Morgan and Anna Mae Morgan Cook; brother, Roy Hunter.

She is survived by: Daughter, Lisa Beal and husband William of Knoxville; sons, Wayne Woods and wife Trisha and Paul David Woods and companion Diane, all of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Stephanie D. Day of Knoxville, David and Nicky Woods of Oliver Springs, Amanda Woods of McArthur, Ohio, Kailei Duncan-Woods, Quintin Duncan-Woods and Harleigh Woods of Oliver Springs; great-granddaughter, Mackenzie Dixon of Knoxville.

She is also survived by: Brother, Russell Morgan and wife Nora of Oliver Springs; sisters, Marion June Morgan, Helen Ashley, Sherri Hopper and husband Julian of Oliver Springs and Charlotte Lagasse of Clinton; daughter-in-law, Sandy Woods of Oliver Springs; sister-in-law, Ruthie Hunter of Andover, Ohio; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Shawnee Gregg; and by special friends, Frances Lane and Belinda Day.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Matt Reed officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

The family expressed their gratitude to the nursing staff of the 4th floor at Methodist Medical Center.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


REV. FRANK E. WHITE
Rev. Frank E White, 76, Clinton, went to be with Jesus at 8:55 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, peacefully in his sleep.

He was a Korean Vet. He was married to Billie Faye Foster White July 8, 1955.

He pastored several area churches in the 1970s and 1980s. He enjoyed fishing, ginseng digging, hunting and was an avid bee keeper.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Claude and Mossie White; sisters, Bessie Rutherford, Cleo Brooks, Loretta Gentry, Edna Stooksbury and Francis Hatmaker.

Survivors: Wife of 55 years, Billie Faye White of Clinton; sons and daughters-in-law, William Lance and Tammy White of Andersonville, Jeffrey Frank and Christie White of Andersonville; daughters and sons-in-law, Frankie Jane and Tim Bradshaw of Harriman, Teresa Ann and Frank Davis of Andersonville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene Pate of Powell, Evelean Stanley of Powell, Opal Smith of Powell, Trula and Warren Mantooth of Heiskell, Bertha and Claude Foster of Heiskell, Ella and Tommy Dyer of Russiaville, Ind., Gail and Charles Hatmaker of Heiskell; grandchildren, Tessa, Jason, Adam, Tasha, Hunter and Madison, Twins, Isaac and Hannah; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Clayton, Brooke Ann and Parker.

His family received his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Jones Mortuary.

His funeral service followed at 8 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Calvin Braden, the Rev. Allen Giles and the Rev. Brian Thomas officiating.

His interment was at 10 a.m. Wednesday Aug. 24, 2010, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with full military honors.

Jones mortuary of Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

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


LOUISE WALKER
Louise Walker, 88, Clinton, passed away Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at her residence. 

She was a member of St. Mark United Methodist Church. She loved gardening and flowering but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Preceded in death by: Husband, Robert R. Walker; parents, Charles and Lora Jennings; brothers, Charles F. King Jennings, Reuel W. Jennings, Paul W. Jennings, Zenith R. Jennings; sisters, Dorothy J. Knighten Richardson and Ruth Y. Cecil; son-in-law, Randall J. Leinart.

She is survived by: Daughters, Carolyn L. Walker of Clinton, Linda R. Leinart of Powell, Lora M. Merical of Clinton; son, Robert C. Walker and wife Candy of Clinton; grandchildren, Tammy Daugherty Taylor and husband Kenny, David James Littleton and fiancee Kristi Stone, Christopher A. Merical, James F. Merical and wife Georgia, Kandace M. Linkous and husband Travis, Nels A. Walker, Nicole W. Carpenter and husband Karl, Chelsea E. Walker , Caleb R. Walker; great-grandchildren, Brook T. Green and husband Patrick, Amber N. Daugherty, Taylor M. Littleton, Tiffany B. Littleton, Megan E. Kelley, Khayman Merical, Cole B. Carpenter, Kaleigh J. Carpenter; great-great-grandchildren, Wesley K. Taylor and Grady M. Green; brother, Samuel B. Jennings and wife Hilda; sisters-in-law, Ruby R. Jennings, Violet D. Jennings, Betty D. Jennings, and Mary Walker; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral services followed in the chapel with the Rev. Wayne Hedrick and the Rev. Donald Swift officiating. 

Her burial was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Zion Cemetery. 

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


BOBBIE ‘SUE’ BEGLEY STOOKSBURY
Bobbie “Sue” Begley Stooksbury, 79, passed away Aug. 22, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born July16, 1931, in Harlan County, Ky.

She had lived in Clinton for more than 50 years and was retired from Martin Marietta. She attended Farmers Grove Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Edward Lee Stooksbury; parents, George and Gertrude Partin Begley; brother, Bill Begley; sisters, Winnifred (Begley) Thompson and Myrtle (Begley) Burbage.

Survivors: Sister, Frances (Begley) Morris; brother, Douglas Begley; sisters In-law, Flo (Stooksbury) Stott, Mary Begley, Loretta Begley; brother In-law, Charles Burbage; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

The funeral service followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Joe Copeland officiating. 

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2010, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.

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

www.holleygamblefh.com


JOHN SMITH
John Smith, 55, Clinton, passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was a life long member of First Baptist Church in Clinton. He was an avid movie fan. He was a Carson-Newman graduate in 1977. He was voted employee of the year in 2009 at Double Tree Hotel in Oak Ridge. He was loved by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Dr. John and Elizabeth Smith.

Survivors: Brother, George Smith of Goldsboro; sister, Myra Jo Perry of Oak Ridge; nephew, Jesse Perry and wife Candice of Nashville; special cousin, Samuel and Susan Steele of Knoxville,

He also leaves behind several cousins and other relatives and friends.

John’s family received his friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Jones Mortuary with his funeral service following at 7:30 p.m. in the chapel with Chaplin Thomas Rayford officiating.

His interment was at noon Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations can be to American Cancer Society, 871 N. Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, Tenn., 37909.

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


CHRISTOPHER ROBBINS
Christopher Robbins, 27, Clinton, passed away suddenly Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010, at his residence.

He was a kind and loving person. He would put others’ needs before his own needs.

Survivors: Mother, Debbie King and husband Leonard of Claxton; father, Robert Robbins of Marinette, Wisc.; brother, Matthew Robbins and wife Julie of Clinton; fiancé, Monica Ward of Clinton.

His family received his friends from 6 – 9 p.m. Monday Aug. 23, 2010, at Jones Mortuary.

His graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 24, 2010, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell with the Rev. Teddy Mitchell officiating.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


ROGER DOUGLAS McGHEE
Roger Douglas McGhee, 60, a resident of Acworth, Ga., and formerly of Oliver Springs, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Cartersville Medical Center in Cartersville, Ga.

Mr. McGhee was born July 29, 1950, in Oliver Springs.

He lived in Liberal, Kan., for 40 years, moving to Acworth, Ga., in 2005.

Before his retirement he worked as an oil field specialist for Pan Handle Eastman, Inc. He was previously employed by the Oak Ridge City School System as a bus driver for five years.

He was a Harley Davidson collector.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, William Earl McGhee and Betty Cantrell Massengill; and by a granddaughter, Angel Nicole Nolte.

He is survived by: Companion, Dana Franklin of Acworth, Ga.; daughter, Michelle Nolte and husband Steve of Amarillo, Texas; son, Edward Douglas McGhee of Harriman; step-son, Shawn Trisler of Amarillo, Texas; step-daughter, Kristi Wilson and husband Steve of Woodstock, Ga.; step-father, Lewis Massengill of Claxton; step-mother, Eloise McGhee of Oliver Springs; mother-in-law, Sue Braden of Oliver Springs.

He is also survived by: Grandchildren, Keenen, Kalliegh, Quin, Jack, Reagan, and Blake; brothers, Darrell McGhee of Jensen Beach, Fla., and Wayne McGhee and wife Brenda of Harriman; step-sister, Linda Gail Jackson and husband Billy of Oliver Springs; special friends and extended family, Cindy, John, Gracie, April, Steve, Zack, Maggie and William, the Oak Ridge City Bus Drivers and Town Lake Kroger employees in Woodstock, Ga.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tim McGhee and Pastor Robbie Leach officiating and Steve McGhee speaking on behalf of the family.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


WILLARD CARL COLLINS
Willard Carl Collins, 53, Caryville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, at his home.

He was born Aug. 5, 1957, in Campbell County to the late Levi and Blanche Chesher Collins.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and talking on his CB radio. 

In addition to his parents, Willard is preceded in death by: Brother, David Collins; and sisters, Bonnie Slover and Barbara Lou Collins.

He is survived by: Brother, Harold Collins and wife Theresa of Caryville, Leonard Collins of Caryville; sister, Elizabeth Pierce of Pioneer, Tenn.; a host of nieces and nephews.

Willard will be cremated and a memorial service may be planned at a later date.

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



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