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DAVID THOMAS HARRIS
DAVID THOMAS HARRIS

March 17, 2012

David Thomas Harris, 59, Clinton, passed away March 17, 2012, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 6, 1952.

He was employed by Oak Ridge Tool & Engineering.

Survivors: Parents, Robert W. and Mary S. Harris; sons, Terrence Cordell Harris and William Pickett Harris; brothers, Robert C. Harris and wife Cheryl of Clinton, Russell Harris of Clinton; sister, Jill Renee Harris of Knoxville; nephew, Blake Harris and wife Jessica; nieces, Tiffany Edenfield and husband Ken, Natalie Bunch and husband Josh, Madison, Alex and Meredith Farmer; great-nephews, Kacey and Hudson Edenfield, Jackson Harris; great-nieces, Tegan & Hadley Bunch, Mallory Edenfield.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.

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


DON (WELDON) COOKE
DON (WELDON) COOKE

March 18, 2012

Don (Weldon) Cooke, Clinton, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 18, 2012, at his home.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.

He was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1929 and he graduated from Sir George Williams College and retired from the National Gypsum Company. He then earned a second BA in fine arts from the University of Tennessee. A true renaissance man, he loved art, building, home improvement, cooking, and was passionate about everything he did.

He was preceded in death by: Daughter, Susan; and parents, Selwyn and Irene.

His is survived by: Wife of 30 years, Janice Holman; children, Peter and John Cooke, Steven Levasseur and Katie Boedeker; and his loyal canine companions, Max and Lola.

He is also survived by: Five grandchildren, Matt, Erin, and Ryan Cooke, and Ben and Jake Boedeker.

His family wishes to express thanks to Dr. Melody Tharp and staff at Summit Medical Group in Clinton and to the Amedysis Hospice of Knoxville.

Visitation was held from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

To share your thoughts and condolences online, a register is available at www.holleygamblefh.com.

In lieu of flowers, you may make donations in Don’s name to favored charities such as Hospice, the Cancer society, or the Oak Ridge Art Center.


GRACELYN FAITH LINDSAY
GRACELYN FAITH LINDSAY

March 15, 2012

Gracelyn Faith Lindsay, was born Thursday, March 15, 2012, and Jesus took her in his arms to heaven on the same day.

She was preceded in death by her great grandmothers, Fronia Russell and Lucille Smith.

Survivors: Mother, Leslie Lindsay of Lake City; brothers, Tucker and Hunter Lindsay of Lake City; sister, Autumn Lindsay of Lake City; grandparents, Vicki and husband Brad Johnson of Claxton, Frank Miller of Lake City; great-grandparents, R.B. Russell of Clinton; uncle, Travis Miller of Lake City; aunt, Lori Miller of Knoxville; several other family members.

Friends and Family members met at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Foust Cemetery in Lake City for Gracelyn Faith’s graveside service with the Rev. Jacob Lindsay officiating.

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

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


RONNIE JOBE
RONNIE JOBE

March 15, 2012

Ronnie Jobe, 63, Lake City, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was a veteran of the United States Army who proudly served in Vietnam. He loved NASCAR, hunting, fishing, gathering with friends, and being with family.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Tom and Maude (Bill) Jobe; brother, Jackie Jobe; and sister, Carol Duggar.

Survivors: Wife, Sandra K. Jobe of Lake City; son, Chris Jobe and wife Melissa of Lake City; daughter, Tammie Ridenour and husband Anthony of Clinton; brothers, Johnny Jobe and wife Georgie of Lake City, Jimmy Jobe and wife Gwen of Virginia; sister, Louise Newman of Knoxville; grandchildren, Hollie Beck, Luke Ridenour, and Chasati Jobe; special friend, George White; and a host of other relatives and friends.

His family received his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary.

His interment was at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Freddie Bean officiating.

He received full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jones Mortuary, 375 N. Main Street, Clinton, Tenn., 37716.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences may also be made at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


JUSTIN CODY SCARBOROUGH HUSKEY
JUSTIN CODY SCARBOROUGH HUSKEY

March 18, 2012

Justin Cody Scarborough Huskey, 25, Knoxville, formerly of Lake City, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

He enjoyed working in the yard and puzzles.

He was preceded in death by: Uncle, Kevin Scarborough; and cousin, Cameron Scarborough.

Survivors: Son and daughter, Jordan and Nevaeh Huskey of Knoxville; mother, Telisa Scarborough and fiance Lee Oakley of South Carolina; father, Jerry Huskey of Knoxville; brothers, Joseph Huskey of Knoxville, Joshua Huskey of Knoxville; grandmother, Judy Scarborough of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of friends.

Visitation was from 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, in the Hatmaker Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Floyd Scarborough officiating.

Friends and family met at Hatmaker Funeral Home at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, to go in procession to Beech Grove Cemetery in Lake City for his interment at 1 p.m.

You can also view Justin’s guestbook at www. Hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


DON H. JORDAN
DON H. JORDAN

‘BIG DON’

March 18, 2012

Don H. Jordan, 69, Lake City, passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Physicians Regional Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 28, 1942, in Campbell County to the late Hiram and Lou Dowell Jordan.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, socializing and drinking coffee, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a host of loving brothers and sisters.

Survivors: Wife, Brenda Jordan of Lake City; sons, William Scott Stooksbury of Lake City, Shawn Stooksbury and Christine of LaFollette; grandsons, Cory Lee Kispert of Lake City, Drew Stooksbury of LaFollette; great-grandson, Leon Kispert of Lake City; several nieces, nephews and a host of all of his special friends.

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012, in the Hatmaker Funeral Chapel. Friends and Family met at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Meredith Cemetery in Pioneer for his interment.

You can also view Don’s guestbook at www. Hatmakerfuneralhome.com

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


ALMA S. HICKS
ALMA S. HICKS

March 22, 2012

Alma S. Hicks, three weeks short of her 99th birthday, passed away at NHC of Oak Ridge Thursday, March 22, 2012.

Preceded in death by: Parents, Robert A.,Sr and Inez Smith; husband, Luther Hicks; six brothers; and four sisters.

Survived by: Sister, Nana Belle Webber; and sister-in-law, Appie Smith, both of Clinton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was one of the oldest members of Valley View United Methodist Church in Claxton where she was president of the Women’s Society for several years. She was a member of Eastern Star and Claxton Home Demonstration Club in past years.

Alma and Luther had a grocery store for many years. She later worked for Turner’s IGA in Claxton. She enjoyed cooking and baking, making many wedding cakes and cookies. She liked to crochet and make crafts. A heart felt “thank you” to special friends, Betty Lynn and Ken and Jo Williams for all your help and care over the years.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made to Valley View United Methodist Church or Claxton Volunteer Fire Department.

The family received friends from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral service at 2 p.m. with Dr. David Lord and the Rev. Paige Wimberly officiating.

Graveside service to follow at Sunset Cemetery.

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


LEONA MAE SABINS GREGOIRE
LEONA MAE SABINS GREGOIRE

March 18, 2012

Leona Mae Sabins Gregoire, 71, Kingston, passed suddenly away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Roane Medical Center in Harriman.

She was born July 5, 1940, in Waterville, Maine.

Before retiring and moving to Tennessee, she had worked as a nurse’s aide at various medical practices. She was of the Mormon faith.

Her loving husband, William, and family received their friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Fraker Funeral Home in Kingston with funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel.

Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston was in charge of all arrangements.


JUANITA LEDBETTER ELMORE
JUANITA LEDBETTER ELMORE

March 16, 2012

Juanita Ledbetter Elmore, 78, Harriman, and formerly of Goose Creek, S.C., passed away Friday, March, 16, 2012, at Harriman Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Aug. 27, 1933, in Saltville, Va.

She lived in Oak Ridge for 10 years before moving to Goose Creek, S.C., where she continued to live until her move back to Tennessee in 2011.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Crowfield Baptist Church in Goose Creek, S.C.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Scott Ledbetter and Elizabeth Collins Ledbetter; and brothers, Robert A., and Rit Ledbetter.

She is survived by: Daughters, Cheryl Patton and husband Buddy of Kingston and Charlene Holbird and husband Jeff of Goose Creek, S.C.; sons, Daniel Elmore and wife Kathie of Taylors, S.C., and Tim Elmore and wife Cindy of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Adam, Becky, Toney, Christy, Brittany, Andy and Caitlyn; and great-grandchildren, Jeremiah, Hannah and Aubree.

She is also survived by: Brother, Bill Ledbetter of Virginia; sister, Lee Hill of Kingsport; other extended family members and special friends.

The family received friends from 2 – 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Sharp Funeral Home.

A memorial service followed at 3 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Ralph Wilson officiating.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


HEDY FAY CONNER HENDERSON
HEDY FAY CONNER HENDERSON

March 14, 2012

Hedy Fay Conner Henderson, 80, passed away Wednesday, March 14, 2012.

She was born to Creed F. and Pauline Patt Conner in Anderson County.

She graduated from Clinton High School in 1948. She received an associate degree from Fort Sanders Hospital School of Nursing in Knoxville. Shortly thereafter she became a registered nurse.

She married her high school sweetheart, James Alvin Henderson, Feb. 23rd, 1952. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this year.

Prior to her marriage she worked at Fort Sanders Hospital. After her marriage she worked at the University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Although she gave up nursing as a full-time career after the birth of her firstborn child, her nursing experience remained a source of accomplishment and pride for the rest of her life.

As her husband moved throughout the southern U.S.A. in his career with the Army Corps of Engineers, she became the parent-in-charge for housing, feeding, transporting, and otherwise nurturing their two children. She often taught Sunday school and vacation Bible school and, for many years in her younger days, could be found singing alto in the church choir.

During her years in nursing school she played softball and basketball. She and Al were both avid Lady Vol basketball fans, and for many years they attended all the home football games at Neyland Stadium.

She was preceded in death by: Parents; and brother, Argus Conner.

She is survived by: Husband, Alvin Henderson; son, Stuart Henderson (Mary Lou) and daughter, Karen Henderson; brother, Lonnie Conner (Barb); nephews, Scott Conner and Eddie Conner; grandchildren, Creed Henderson and Amanda Henderson Gregory (Mac); one great-grandson, Elijah Gregory; brother-in-law, Vic Henderson (Dot); sisters-in-law, Wanda Henderson Wilson, Mary Ruth Henderson Boyd (Jimmy), and Marie Henderson; aunts, Margaret Patt Everett and Charlotte Patt Berrier; and many other beloved relatives.

Visitation was from 1 - 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Weatherly Heights Baptist Church, 1306 Cannstatt Dr., Huntsville, Ala.

The memorial service immediately followed.

A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 19, 2012, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell.

Laughlin Service Funeral Home is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, people are invited to make donations to their local Alzheimer’s Association or Weatherly Heights Baptist Church.


JAMES MARSEE
JAMES MARSEE

March 19, 2012

James Marsee, 74, Andersonville, passed away Monday, March 19, 2012, at Fort Sanders Regional in Knoxville.

At James request his family will hold private services at a later date.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences can be made to the family at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com



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