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DEBORAH KING
Deborah King, 49, Clinton, suddenly passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at her residence.

At Deborah’s wishes there will be no services.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

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


PAUL EDWARD BYRUM
Paul Edward Byrum, 66, passed away May 31, 2011, at Park West Medical Center in Knoxville.

He is preceded in death by: Parents, Jack Byrum and Gladys Beal Jones.

Survived by two sons, Christopher Scott Byrum and Paul Eric Byrum; three sisters, Lola A. Hurst and husband Sonny, Ola A. Foust and husband LaVerne (Speedy), Nancy Warwick and husband Wilbur; mother of his children, Gail Byrum; several grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held Friday, June 3, 2011, at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris with Pastor Frank Henegar officiating. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


LUCILLE EVANS DRAUGHN
Lucille Evans Draughn, 68, passed away Monday, May 9, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center in Knoxville.

She was born March 1, 1943, in Campbell County to the late Earl and Ollie Bullock Evans.

She was a member of the Lakeview Baptist Church in Caryville. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, drawing, walking and writing poems.

She was preceded in death by: Parents; husband, Woody Draughn; brother, Clarence Evans; sister, Brenda Sue Stroup; and son, Timothy Wayne Draughn.

Survivors: Sons, David Earl Draughn of LaFollette, Brian Draughn and wife Patricia of Caryville, Daniel Draughn and wife Christine of LaFollette; daughters, Tammy Cox and husband Troy of Lake City, Linda Chapman and Jackie Smith of Briceville; brother, Johnny Evans and Linda of Jacksboro; sisters, Stelle Rutherford of Jacksboro, Fannie Allen of Georgia, Mary Stroup and Bill of Caryville, Margie Ivey and Ed of Caryville, Faye Wright of Jacksboro; grandchildren, Amanda and Aaron Nighbert, John and Jessica Chapman, Candice and Nick Byrd, Tiffany and Dustin Brown, Jared and Nikki Harding, Natasha Cupp, Jeremiah and Jennifer Chapman, Wesley Smith, Lonnie Draughtn, Tommy Joe Draughn, Michael Draughn, Nathaniel Draughn, Andrew Draughn, Taylor Draughn and Jacob Smith; great-grandchildren, Renneea Chapman, Gracie Harding, Noah Nighbert, Renata Chapman, Rachel Chapman, Brooklyn Brown, Jordyn Harding, Jackson Brown, Jesse Chapman, Noah Smith and Landon Smith.

Visitation was held from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2011, at Lake View Baptist Church, 1046 Bruce Gap Road, Caryville, with the Rev. Roger Stanley officiating.

Interment followed the Funeral Service at the Evans Cemetery in Jacksboro.

You may also view Lucille’s guestbook at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


OLLIE JANE HOOKS
Angels in heaven rejoiced when Ollie Jane Hooks of Heiskell passed away Saturday, May 28, 201,1 surrounded by family and a host of friends. Awaiting her arrival was her Savior Jesus Christ with her parents, Owen and Irene Walker.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, the Rev. J.F. Hooks.

She was a member of Bible Way Baptist Church of God, pastor Rev. Owen “Bubby” Hooks.

Her children, Janice Lloyd, Jenny Sue Hooks, Rev. Owen “Bubby” Hooks and wife Teresa, Brenda Thornton and husband Gary, David, Mary and Luther Hooks.

She was mamaw to grandchildren: Johnathon Lloyd, Benji Lloyd and wife Nicole, J.J. Hooks, Tammy Cox and husband Josh, Crystal Ryan and husband Travis, Johnny Hooks, Sonya and Kyle Thornton, Melinda Phillips and husband Justin.

She was great-mamaw to Shelby, Michael, Tyler, Summer and Isaac Lloyd, Justin and Mandy Cox, Bryssen and Nataley Hooks, Daniel Ryan and Blake Phillips.

She was sister to Shirley Sands, Martha Myers and husband David, Sammie Dake, Vivian Kelly, William Walker and wife Mickey and Bobby Walker. She also leaves behind special friends; Travis Poore, Deanna Haynes, and Jean Fraker.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 201, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral service following at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Randy Comer and the Rev. George Michael Hooks officiating.

Interment was at 11 a.m. Wednesday June 1, 2011, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of the arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com.


DAVID SCOTT MEREDITH
David Scott Meredith, 35, Clinton, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He is survived by parents, Joe and Wanda Meredith of Clinton; sister, Melissa Renee Patterson of Flowery Branch, Ga.; brother, Darrin Patterson of Clinton; aunts, Pat and Shirley Meredith of Clinton, Betty S. Miller of Lake City; uncles, Carl (Otella) Seeber of Clinton, Jerry (Sandy) Seeber of Lebanon, Ohio; many cousins and very special friends.

He was loved by his family, friends and neighbors. He graduated from Anderson County High School and ITT Technical Institute of Knoxville.

The family will received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

A Celebration of Life Service will began at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Danny Ray Phillips and Chris Cox officiating. Interment was at 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2011, at Grandview Cemetery, Longmire Road, Clinton.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


RUTH W. NATION
Ruth W. Nation, 64, Oliver Springs, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born March 6, 1947 in the Dyllis Community of Roane County.

She was a fun loving lady who enjoyed making people smile. She loved her family and enjoyed watching her grandchildren playing sports.

She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, a faithful Christian, a homemaker, the mother of 4 sons, 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James H. Lawson Jr. and Catherine Lucille Brown Lawson; granddaughter, Kelty Lynn Nation; and grandson, Eli Christopher Nation.

She is survived by: Sons, Franklin Nation, Jack Nation and wife Audrey, Scott Nation and wife Kimberly and Michael Nation and wife Karen, all of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Oscar Hall, Franklin Nation Jr., Reshonia Nation, Felicia Nation, Michael Allen Nation Jr., Justin Scott Nation, Caitlin Nation, Blake Nation and Brandon Nation; and by a great-grandchild, Shaylen Gulley.

She is also survived by: Brothers, James Lawson and wif, Vickie of Harriman, and Benny Lawson and wife Vickie of Claxton; sisters, Frances Nelson and husband Michael, Jeannia Lane and husband Charlie of Harriman, Kathy Stockton and husband Terry and Sue Loy and husband Kenneth of Oliver Springs; 18 nieces and nephews and 35 great-nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral followed at 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Garvan Walls and Rick Nation officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Oliver Springs Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to Sharp Funeral Home. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


CAROLYN SUE NELSON
Carolyn Sue Nelson, 69, of Fairview Ridges Road, Afton, died Sunday afternoon, May 29, 2011, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Greeneville, Tenn.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fruitland Park, Fla.

With her happy heart, engaging smile, and sassy sense of humor, Carolyn Sue was truly a blessing to everyone. The sound of her laughing could always make your day.

She was full of love and was loved by all who came in contact with her. She always loved to attend church and did so as long as her health permitted and was always a witness for Jesus.

She is survived by her mother: Eva Dover Kelley of Fruitland Park, Florida; brother and sister-in-law: Earl and Dottie Nelson of Fruitland Park, Florida; aunt: Anna Belle King of Clinton, Tennessee; nieces and nephews: Earl Nelson and spouse Chandra, Brad Nelson and spouse Kristy, Reggie Graham and spouse Sharon, Rodney Graham and spouse Andi, all of Fruitland Park, Florida, Theresa Tritt and spouse Travis and Natasha Nelson of Hiram, Georgia; several great nephews and great nieces; cousins: Kenny King of Clinton, Tennessee, Carole King of Nashville, Tennessee; and her special friends: Danny and Norma Ricker, Bryan Norton, Kendra Collins, Tyler Ricker, Beth Starnes, Bladyn Norton, J.T. and Lynda Brown, Kevin and Teresa Stephens and family, all of whom she considered her Greeneville family.

The family received friends 10-11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011. preceding the service at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home in Greeneville. The service was held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Mike Mack officiating.

Following the service, all family and friends who would like to attend the graveside service, were asked to meet at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton at 3 p.m.

Her pallbearers were Kenny McCormick, J.T. McCormick, Kenny King, Earl Nelson, Brad Nelson, Bryan Norton, and Tyler Ricker.

Carolyn’s Heart staff of 2010, Community Network Services of Greeneville, 4 East staff and cardio-pulmonary services of Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Dr. Joe Austin, and Nurse Vickie Trentham will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics of Greene County, in care of Bunny Plummer, Area 10, 405 Blue Grass Drive, Morristown, TN 37814.

Online condolences may be sent to the Nelson family at www.kiserrosehillfuneralhome.com.


LERAH ROACH
Lerah Roach, 94, Caryville, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born on Sept. 25, 1916, to the late Henry and Amanda Clotfelter in Anderson County.

Sheenjoyed sewing, cooking and taking care of her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Roach.

She is survived by: Brother, Homer Clotfelter and wife Willie; nephew, Dennis Clotfelter and wife Betty; niece, Karen Lovegrove and husband Rodger; great-nieces, Paula Jones and Terra Clotfelter; great-great-nieces, Emily and Ella Jones

The family will met at the Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at 1 p.m. for the funeral service with the Rev. Charles Harness officiating.

Interment followed at the Oak Grove Cemetery.

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


WILLIAM ‘BILL” CECIL BUMGARDNER
William ‘Bill’ Cecil Bumgardner, 71, Lake City, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his home.

He was born Aug. 13, 1939, in Anderson County to the late James Henry Lee and Maxine Bunch Bumgardner.

He was a member of the Shultz Hollow Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, working on lawnmowers and his dog ‘Buttons’ and loved being with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: Parents; sisters, Lucille Kenner and Annie Smith; stepson, Micheal Brown.

Survivors: Wife, Sue Bumgardner of Lake City; stepson, Brian Brown and Wife Sandra of Caryville; step-daughters, Teresa Gross of Lake City, Brenda Wilson and Husband Butch of Clinton; brother, Wade Bumgardner and wife Karen of Illinois; sisters, Gladys Taylor and husband J.E. of Lake City, Trula Smith and Husband Roy of Alabama, Pasty Ruth Cassady and Husband Phil of Indiana, Hazel Raper and Husband Wayne of Indiana; special friend, Pappy Webster; fve step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Visitation was held from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Hatmaker Funeral Home with the funeral following in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Mac Marlow and the Rev. Paul Smith officiating.

Family and friends will met at 11 a.m. Wednewsday, June 1, 2011, at Taylors Chapel Cemetery in Clinton with military honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

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

Hatmaker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


JAMES CHARLES RUTHERFORD
James Charles Rutherford, 30, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2011 at the Mercy Medical Center in Knoxville.

He was born May 22, 1981, in Campbell County.

He enjoyed working on cars and stereo equipment and also spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Allen, grandmother, Fayetta Lawson Rutherford and step-father, Allen Foust.

Survivors: Father, Rickey Rutherford and Syble of Clinton; mother, Charlene Foust of Knoxville; daughters, Hailey Nasha Coward of Claxton, Olivia Reese Rutherford Web of Knoxville, Lillian Grace Rutherford of Knoxville, Brionnah Lynn Rutherford of Knoxville; childrens mother, Angie Webb, Michelle Coward; grandparents, James F. Rutherford, Fanna L. Allen; brothers, Rickey Lee Rutherford of Knoxville, Robert “Robbie” Rutherford and Jennifer of Alcoa, James Dustin Rutherford of Clinton, Jason Foust of Lake City; sister, Rhiannon Rutherford of Kentucky; nieces and nephews, Angel, Faith, Lil Rickey, Monique, Cassie, Abby, Isiah, Shayna, Kaylee, Jaylynn and Skyelar, David.; very special friend, Rebeka (Beki) Foust.

He also leaves behind many special friends and family.

Visitation was from noon – 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Lakeview Baptist Church, 1046 Bruce Gap Road, Caryville.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the Lake View Baptist Church with Pastor Allen Giles officiating.

Interment followed the Funeral Service at the Willoughby Cemetery in Jacksboro.

You can also view Jame’s guestbook at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


BENNY AULT
Benny Ault, 57, Clinton, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011, at his home.

He was born Oct. 20, 1953, to the late Cecil and Ruby Ault in Anderson County.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and will be missed by all that knew him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Brother, Tony Ault.

He is survived by: Wife, Teresa Ault of Clinton; sons, Steven Altum of Nashville, Timmy Altum of Clinton, Nicholas Ault of Clinton; brothers, Larry Ault and wife Linda of Heiskell, Sonny Ault of Knoxville; sisters, Abby Powell and husband Gary of Oak Ridge, Debbie McGhee of Ft. Myers, Fla.; sister-in-law, Barbara Ault; brother-in-law, Lynn Powers and wife Chassie of Lake City; special friends, the Rev. Jim Ault, Nickie and Teresa Braden; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, May 21, 1t Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the funeral service following at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Ault officiating. Family and friends met at Holley-Gamble in Clinton at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011, and traveled in funeral procession to Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery for a 2 p.m. graveside service.

You may also view Benny’s guestbook online at www.Holleygamblefh.com.

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



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