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HAZEL BUHL
Hazel Buhl, 72, Lake City, passed on Monday, April 18, 2011, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

She lived in Tennessee for the first 19 years of her life, then moved to the Cleveland, Ohio, area. After her retirement she moved back to Tennessee.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was the neighborhood mother, never met a stranger and never let anyone go hungry.

She was of the Pentecostal faith and loved witnessing to people.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, the Rev. Thomas and Oma Phillips; first husband, James H. Harness; second husband, David Buhl Sr.; brothers, Alonzo Phillips, Louie Phillips; sisters, Saralena Phillips, Lonna Mae Daugherty, Pearl Daugherty; Grandsons, Mark Wayne Buhl and Mathew Oatis Buhl.

Survivors: Sons, David Buhl and wife Renee of Clinton, Harvey Russell Buhl and wife Vikki of New Jersey, Daniel Buhl and wife Louise of Clinton; daughters, Rebecca Cox and husband Richard of Powell, Mary Gorman and husband Mike of Lake City, Monica Richardson and husband John of Chicago, Cynthia Clark and husband Rico of Cleveland, Ohio; brothers, Onzy Phillips of Caryville, Ules Phillips of Lake City, Tommy Phillips and wife Brenda of Caryville; sister, Litha Kennedy of Lake City.

She also leaves behind 20 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren with one to be born soon and a host of other relatives and friends.

Her family received her friends from 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Jones Mortuary.

Her celebration of life was held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2011, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Tim Macklin and the Rev. Calvin Stokes officiating.

Her interment followed her celebration of life at the Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

Jones Mortuary LLC in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Hazel Buhl can be made to Jones Mortuary LLC, 375 N Main ST, Clinton, TN 37716. An online guest book is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


MARTHA JEAN HENDERSON
Martha Jean Henderson, 83, Clinton passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Oak Ridge.

She was a member of Clinton First Baptist Church.

She was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Knox County.

Preceded in death by: Parents, John Carl and Maude Wallace Henderson;

Survivors: Brother, Wallace Henderson and wife, Margie of Clinton; aunts, Edith Fox of New Market, Wanda Wallace of Andersonville; numerous cousins.

The family received friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


MARTHA JEAN HENDERSON
Martha Jean Henderson, 83, Clinton passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Briarcliff Nursing Home in Oak Ridge.

She was a member of Clinton First Baptist Church.

She was born Oct. 24, 1927, in Knox County.

Preceded in death by: Parents, John Carl and Maude Wallace Henderson;

Survivors: Brother, Wallace Henderson and wife, Margie of Clinton; aunts, Edith Fox of New Market, Wanda Wallace of Andersonville; numerous cousins.

The family received friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


DELORIS MARIE LAY
Deloris Marie Lay, 72, Somerset, Ky., formerly of Lake City, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, at her home.

She was born Dec. 11, 1938, in Anderson County to the late Houston and Vivian White O’Shell.

She was a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, Ky. She loved traveling with her sisters and enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a member of the Eastern Star Florence Chapter #559 in Florence, Ky.

She was preceded in death by: Parents; husband, Frank Lay; sisters, Wanda Van Wilpe and Gloria Abbott; brothers, Ronnie O’Shell and Oliver O’Shell.

Survivors: Sons, Scott Lay, Stephen Lay, Jason Lay; sister, Martha Bridges of Lake City; grandchildren, Kelcie, Kendra, Matthew, Halie and Payton; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Family and friends met at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for a Graveside Service.

You can view Deloris’s guestbook at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


ROBERT ‘BOBBY’ NANCE
Robert “Bobby” Nance, 65, Rigby, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

He was born Jan. 31, 1946, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Elmer Nance and Mae Irene Jones.

He was raised in Cleveland and attended schools there. He served in the US Navy from 1963 – 1966 and achieved the rank of E4 BT3.

He worked as a water softener salesman and retired in 2009. He was an outstanding salesman and received many national awards recognizing his accomplishments. He enjoyed fishing and bartering.

He is survived by: Daughters, Traci L Gross and fiancée Jon Loving of Clinton, Llori A. Nance and fiancée Willie Dice of Fairmont, N.C., Sheri L. Yook and husband Brian Yook of Clinton; grandchildren, D.J. Gross, Will Housley Jr., Jacob Gross, Courtney Housley, Jessie Brock, Danny Brock; sisters, Beverly Beuck of Mentor, Ohio, Diane Small of West Salem, Ohio; brothers, Wayne Nance of Lodi, Calif., Fred Nance of Carson City, Nev., and Mike Felicko of Cleveland, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by: Father, Elmer E. Nance; mother, Mae I. Felicko; and brother, John Felicko.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 25, 2011, at Knoxville National Cemetery, 939 Tyson Street N.W., Knoxville, Tenn.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.eckersellfuneralhome.com


RICHARD WEBBER
Richard Webber, 69, Lake City, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

His interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Leach Cemetery in Lake City.

Jones Mortuary LLC in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

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


WILLIAM RAY TRIPP
William Ray Tripp, 72, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at his home.

He was born Jan. 24, 1939, in Birmingham, Ala.

He and his family moved to Oliver Springs more than 40 years ago.

He served his country in the United States Navy and the United States Army.

Before his disability he was employed as an Oliver Springs police officer.

He enjoyed talking politics and staying abreast with current events. He also enjoyed reading and fishing.

When his health would allow, he worshiped at the Beech Fork Holiness Church.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Charles Wesley Tripp and Ruby Randolph Cherry.

He is survived by: Wife, Patricia Steward Tripp; daughters, Teresa Prevo and husband Jack and Renee Justice and husband Darrell; son, John Tripp and wife Sandy, all of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Christy Mayes and husband John of Harriman, Bryan Prevo, Kevin Lawson and Kristi Jones, Sean Justice, and Sebastian Tripp, all of Oliver Springs; great-grandchildren, Leea Mayes of Harriman and Debra and Ethan Lawson of Oliver Springs.

He is also survived by: Brothers, James McDaniel and wife Jo of Knoxville, Wesley Tripp and wife Charlotte of Florida, Milton Cherry of Oliver Springs, Raymond Cherry and wife Sharon of Alabama, and Donald Cherry of Alabama; sister, Charlotte Horsley and husband Lamar of Alabama; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Herman Woods and Bro. Jack Prevo officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


VERNIE FRED THOMAS
Vernie Fred Thomas, 81, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, on April 20, 2011, at his home.

He was born June 22, 1929, in Roane County.

He lived in Garrett, Ind., for 20 years. Following his retirement from the Auburn Foundry, Inc., he moved back to Tennessee.

He was a faithful Christian and a member of the Big Mountain Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Nora Lee Thomas; son, Freddie Thomas; parents, George and Pearl Thomas; brothers, Curtis, Ray, Frank and Jack Thomas; and sister, Cecil Barger.

He is survived by: Son, Richard Thomas and wife Peggy of Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Lois Hodges of Amarillo, Texas, Marlene Brock and husband Terry of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Darlene Dyer and husband Jerry of Oliver Springs; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; sister, Onnie Thomas of Indiana, and brothers, Roy Thomas of Indiana, C.D. Thomas and wife Verdie of Dayton, Ohio, and James Ed Thomas of Harriman.

He is also survived by: Step-children, Joe Wilson and wife Louise of Harriman, Wilma Jean Behymer and husband Tom of Ohio, Glenna Linville of Florida, Patricia Stringfield and husband John of Ohio, Larry Wilson and wife Penny of Harriman, Rhonda Maples and husband Ronnie of Harriman and James Wilson and wife Sharon of Oliver Springs; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends including very close friends, Lonnie Lowe, Jack Hembree and Ben Gann.

The family will receive friends from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dewey Brown and Lonnie Lowe officiating.

Burial and graveside services will follow at the Glenn Alice Cemetery in Rockwood. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


PHYLLIS ZWILLING
Phyllis Zwilling, 71, Clinton, passed away Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed taking care of her family.

She was preceded in death by: Parents: Hank and Bernice Mary McReynolds.

Survivors: Husband of 49 years, Don Zwilling of Clinton; son Steve Zwilling and wife Kathy of Michigan; daughter, Anita Zwilling of Knoxville; brothers, Tommy McReynolds of Maryland, Dan McReynolds of Florida, George McReynolds of Clinton; sister, Mary Hicks of Michigan.

She also leaves behind three grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Her family received her friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2011, with her funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Gene Scarbrough officiating.

Her interment was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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


DAVID BRADEN
David Braden, 57, Clinton, passed away suddenly Thursday, April 14, 2011, at his residence.

He loved his dogs, gardening and enjoyed reading and listening to music.

He was preceded in death by: Parents: Ernest and Ethel Braden; brother, Charles Braden; and wife, Pamela Braden.

Survivors: Daughter, Brandy Braden of Clinton; son, Corey Webber and wife Brandy of Lake City; brothers, the Rev. Calvin Braden and wife Stella of Knoxville, Louis Braden and wife Carol of Clinton; sisters, Reba Braden of Clinton, Vesta Flynn and husband Charlie of Clinton; grandchildren, Chrissy and Sarah Webber of Lake City; special friend, Lonnie Goodman.

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

His family received his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, April 17, 2011, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary.

His family and friends had a celebration of his life at 2 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2011, at Black Oak Baptist Church in Clinton with the Rev. Luke Kidwell and the Rev. Larry Pugh officiating.

His interment followed his services at Black Oak Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors at graveside.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Jones Mortuary, 375 N Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716 in David’s memory. An online guest book is available at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com



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