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LAWRENCE SEIBER
LAWRENCE SEIBER

Sept. 26, 2011

Lawrence Seiber, 43, Oliver Springs, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at his home.

He was born Oct. 2, 1967, in Anderson County to the late Jimmy Lee and Alice Fay Bunch Seiber Smith.

He was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. He enjoyed fishing, camping, NASCAR, and football.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Lawrence Seiber Jr.

Survivors: Wife, Rhonda Seiber of Oliver Springs; sons, Codie Mayes of Oliver Springs, Alex Seiber of Oliver Springs, Christopher Ferguson of Oliver Springs; daughter, Ashley Mayes of Oliver Springs; brothers, Jimmy Ray Seiber and wife Theresa of Lake City, Leroy Seiber and wife Tammy of Oliver Springs, Franklin Seiber of Oliver Springs; sister, Tina Sammons and Husband Terry of Coalfield; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

Vistation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral was at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel.

Interment was at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Seiber Cemetery in Oliver Springs.

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

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


WILLIAM (BILL) H. DAIL
WILLIAM (BILL) H. DAIL

Sept. 23, 2011

William (Bill) H. Dail, 84, Knoxville, and previously of Lexington, Ky., passed away at his home Sept. 23, 2011.

He handled his battle with cancer with courage and good humor, always worrying about everyone else.

He was born in Petros and moved to Lexington, Ky., in the early 1960’s where he started his own successful heating and air conditioning business.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Marie Hooks Dail in 1982.

He is survived by: Wife, Carolyn Williams Dail, and children David and Martha Dail of Georgetown, Ky., Grant and Tammy Dail of Paris, Ky., Paul and Karen Szczesny of Alpharetta, Ga., Mark and Laura Dail of Lexington, Ky., and Brady and Leslie Williams of Elizabethton; along with grandchildren, Zach (wife Tiffany), Amy, Tyler, Taylor, Jonathan, Paul Jr (PJ), Cory (wife Britany) and Seth Barnes, brother Bob Dail (wife Joan), and sisters Lucy Dail and Bebe Cote’; along with numerous friends who loved him.

The family received friends from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral Service and internment immediately followed.

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


MARGARET ARCHER SUTTON
MARGARET ARCHER SUTTON

Sept. 25, 2011

Margaret Archer Sutton, 98, Norris, born Dec. 31, 1912, in Morristown, passed away Sept. 25, 2011, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Clinton.

She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Norris and long-time proprietor of “the store” in Norris.

Preceded in death by: Husbands, Robert S. Archer and Herbert M. Sutton; son, David E. Archer; granddaughter, Anna Margaret Archer; father, James Alexander Smith; mother, Margaret Alice Woods Smith; four sisters and three brothers.

Survived by: Son and daughter-in-law, Robert S. Archer Jr. and Monica, Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, James P. Archer and Iladeanne (Dean), Madison, Miss.; son, G. William Archer, Norris; grandsons, Robert Archer and wife Kate, Scott Archer and wife Lorna Doone, Doug Archer and wife Lara; six great-grandchildren.

The family received friends from 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. David Seiber officiating.

Interment was Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris.

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


EULA MAE SHARP
EULA MAE SHARP

Sept. 27, 2011

Eula Mae Sharp, 88, Andersonville, born Sept. 26, 1923, in Loyston, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Windwood Golden Living Center, Clinton.

She worked for and retired from Travelers Insurance Co., Knoxville. She was a spiritual, God-loving woman who lead by example. She daily nurtured, loved and provided care for those around her. Many lives have been touched and enriched by her love.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Claude and Mary Ersulia Sharp of Andersonville; siblings, Edith Sharp of Andersonville, Mrs. Ruby (Ray) McClellan of Haslett, Mich., and Mr. Edward Sharp of Alcoa.

Surviving are her nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews, Mrs. Ersulia Kerr (Bernie) and their children Brian, Brad, Brent and Brittney (Odle) Kerr of Belleville Ill., and their grandchildren Brice, Brady, Braxton and Brenna, Mr. Rodney McClellan of Clinton, Mr. Bill McClellan (Laurel) and their children Meredith and Claire McClellan of Fort Collins, Colo., Mr. Dennis Sharp of Alcoa, Mrs. Leslie Zech (Dave) of Buchanan, Mich., Mr. Edward Sharp of Lexington Ky., Mrs. Deidre Collins (Jeff) and their children Steve and Kelsey Jo of Brentwood.

Receiving of friends will be from 2 - 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, 640 Ridge Circle Road in Andersonville.

Funeral service will follow with the Rev. Ralph Horak officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of Windwood for their outstanding care for the past 5 years.

Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church PO Box 212 Andersonville, American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice.

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


DAVID LYNN HAYES
DAVID LYNN HAYES

Sept. 23, 2011

David Lynn Hayes, 67, Dearborn Heights, Mich., went to be with the Lord Sept. 23, 2011, at his home.

He was born in Briceville March 2, 1944, to the late Kenneth and Charlotte Faye Hayes.

He was a United States Army Veteran having served in Vietnam. He worked for Chrysler for 40 years where he retired in 2009. He loved his family and friends and loved to sit and talk about the good old days.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by: Brother, Jim Hayes; sisters, Peggy Weatherford, Carolyn Parsons and Brenda Huckaby.

He is survived by: Daughters, Debbie Hayes of Georgia, Stacy Ward of Michigan, Penny George of Georgia; son, Adam Hayes and wife Jessica of Michigan; grandsons, David Craig, Kenneth George and Cody Graham; granddaughters, Shelby Hayes and Riley Mae Hayes; great-granddaughters, Emily and Madison Craig; brother, Gary Hayes; sister, Gail Seiber and husband Archie; brother-in-law, Warren Weatherford; sister-in-law, Winfrey Hayes; special uncle, Leroy Stonecipher; special family friends, Tony Hickman and Ronnie Hayes; special friend, Albert Burris; a host of other family and several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City.

The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at the funeral home with the Rev. Archie Seiber officiating.

Interment followed at the Circle Cemetery in Briceville with full military honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

You may also view David’s guestbook online at www.holleygamblefh.com.


SARAH IRENE MARTIN
SARAH IRENE MARTIN

Sept. 21, 2011

Sarah Irene Martin, 85, Pine Bluff, Ark., formerly of Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at Davis Life Care Center, Pine Bluff, Ark.

She was born Nov. 28, 1925, in Clinton, where she grew up.

She was the daughter of the late Logan and Celia Richardson Goins.

She was a homemaker and member of Madison Street Church of Christ in Clarksville. She was a member of the Bearden Chapter of the Eastern Star. She managed a restaurant beside Hoskins Drug Store on Main Street in Clinton for several years.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Donald Gene Martin; son, Donald Lane Martin; brothers, Albert and John Goins; sisters, Ollie Waller, Naomi Henderson, Mattie Purkey and Bessie Norman.

Survivors include: Son, Tommy Ogle and wife Penny of Norris; daughter, Beth Gunter of Pine Bluff, Ark.; daughter-in-law, Darlene Martin of Columbia, S.C.; grandchildren, Beth’s daughter, Sarah Jane and Michael Helton of Frisco, Texas, Donald and Patty’s son, Donald Layne and Leslie Martin of Franklin, Tenn.; great-grandchild, Reese of Franklin; numerous nieces and nephews.Services were held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Sykes Funeral Home in Clarksville, Tenn, with Bro. Geoffery Sikes officiating.

Burial followed at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, Nashville.

Visitation was from 10 a.m. until service time Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the funeral home.

Sykes Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.sykesfuneralhome.com


BONNIE ROYSDEN ZAKARECKIS
BONNIE ROYSDEN ZAKARECKIS

Sept. 23, 2011

Bonnie Roysden Zakareckis, 83, Powell, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2011 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

She was a loving mother, and grandmother. She loved her cat “Tigger.”

She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed going to gospel singings.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Charlie and Edith Roysden; husband, Charles Zakareckis; sons, Michael and Larry Vowell.

Survivors: Son, David Timms and wife Beverly of Knoxville; daughter, Lisa Stieber and husband Jason of Clinton; brother, Henry Burris of Oliver Springs; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Her family received her friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, with her celebration of life following at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with Pastor Dewey Brown officiating.

Her interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tenn., 38148.

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


ARCHIE L. WALLACE
ARCHIE L. WALLACE

Sept. 26, 2011

Archie L. Wallace, 82, Andersonville, passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at Halls Hospice Center.

He was a member and deacon of Red Hill Baptist Church of Andersonville. He was employed at TVA for 37 years.

He was preceded in death by: Loving wife of 56 years, Edna Wallace; great-granddaughter, Hannah Mae Wallace; parents, Frank and Mamie Wallace; sister, Mildred Tudor; brothers, David, Bruce, Bobby and Teddy Wallace.

Survivors: Sons and daughters-in-law, Donny and Shannon Wallace, Ronnie and Kathy Wallace, Lanny and Gwen Wallace, Tim and Kathy Wallace, all of Andersonville; six grandsons; three granddaughters; and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Mae Stooksbury of Andersonville, Elsie Brown of Knoxville; brother, Francis Wallace of Clinton.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Red Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Gray and the Rev. Kenny Bean officiating.

Graveside services followed in the church cemetery.

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


ESTHER MOISE HALL THOMPSON
ESTHER MOISE HALL THOMPSON

Sept. 27, 2011

Esther Moise Hall Thompson passed away to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sept. 27, 2011.

She was born in Lucknow, S.C. to Johnny and Mamie Hall, Oct. 4, 1921.

She was the eldest of seven brothers and sisters. She was the wife of the late James C. Thompson. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother.

She graduated from Columbia Commercial College in Columbia, S.C. She left South Carolina at an early age and traveled as a photographer for Olan Mills. She came to Oak Ridge in 1944 to work with the Manhattan Project. Later employed by AEC and retiring from Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biology Division in 1987.

She loved gardening especially flowers. She loved cooking and family get togethers.

She was a Charter Founding member of Clinch River Home Health Agency. She was a longtime Oak Ridger and a member of First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge, and First Baptist Church of Clinton after she relocated to Clinton.

She is survived by: Sons, John Thompson of Springfield, Tenn., Tommy Thompson and wife Linda of Rockwood; daughter, Tammy Thompson of Clinton; granddaughter, Jada Blair Thompson of Springfield; and siblings still residing in South Carolina, brother, Kenneth Hall, and, sister Margaret Segars.

Her family is quoted saying, “Our mother was a Southern Genteel lady and was a rock for us to lean against.”

Her graveside service was at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Oak Ridge with the Rev. Fred Hammer officiating.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

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


ETTA E. PEARSON
ETTA E. PEARSON

Sept. 24, 2011

Etta E. Pearson, 89, Clinton, passed away Sept. 24, 2011.

She was born Oct. 28, 1921.

She was a member of Clinton Christian Church. She enjoyed working in her yard, gardening and reading her Bible. She was also a wonderful seamstress and did beautiful needlework.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Paul K. Pearson; parents, Lawrence and Ollie Masters; brothers, Luther and Charles Masters.

Survivors: Son, Phillip and wife Karen Pearson; daughter, Kathy Pearson; brother, Lloyd and wife Gladys Masters; sisters, Katherine Hill and Marie Thomas; grandchildren, Ashley Pearson, Joshua and Vincent Atkinson; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Carolyn Walker

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

The funeral service followed in the funeral home chapel.

Interment was 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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


HOMER MARCH
HOMER MARCH

Sept. 23, 2011

Homer March, 65, Clinton, passed away Sept. 23, 2011.

He was born May 25, 1946.

He was a member and Deacon of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by: Son, Homer March Jr.; parents, Elmer and Freddie Harris March; brothers, Melvin, Luther, Joel, Frank and John Lennon March; sisters, Rosezina March, Ida Mae Ballard

Survivors: Wife, Lillie Young March; sons, Jerry and wife Sharon Everett, William and wife Heather Love; daughter, Cassandra Love and fiancé Brent; brothers, Reuben and wife Emma March, Clyde and wife Evelyn March, L.D. and wife Doris March, Roy and wife Virgie March; sisters, Freddie and husband Wadell Womack, Frances and husband Isaiah Taylor, Luvern Clark; sister-in-laws, Mittoria March and Joyce Dye; brother-in-law, the Rev. Edward Asbury; grandchildren, Kendra, Jerrica, Brandon, Kurtis, Kelvin, Kendrick, Kristopher, Anthony, Kimora, Braylen, Brenden, Jody, Cody, Miranda and Patrick; great-grandchild, Sha’Viah; special friends, Eddie Hewitt, Eddie Soles, Terry Benjamin and Rev. William Caldwell; a host of nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Clinton.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William Caldwell officiating.

Interment followed at Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

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


LILLIE IRENE VILES BUTCHER
LILLIE IRENE VILES BUTCHER

Sept. 29, 2011

Lillie Irene Viles Butcher, 102, Lake City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Aug. 27, 1909, in Coal Creek to the late John and Amanda Massengill Viles.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lake City. She enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, word search, crocheting, quilting, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Earl Butcher; sons, Johnny Butcher and Thomas Butcher; daughters, Lila Hatmaker, and Arletta Alkire.

Survivors: Son, Jack Butcher and wife Connie of Lake City; grandchildren, Terry Hatmaker and wife Amy, the late Susie Alkire, Billy Alkire and wife Patty, Nancy Moore and husband Joel, Cheryl Cook and husband Gary, Michael Butcher and wife Angela, Mary Anna Barbee and husband Jim, Sondra DeVaney, Bob Butcher and wife Kristy, Brian Lawson and wife Heather, Wesley Lawson and wife Marsha; 19 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Todd Hardin and Terry Hatmaker officiating.

Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for interment.

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

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



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