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STANLEY E. (BUDDY) GUY
STANLEY E. (BUDDY) GUY

Jan. 10, 2013

Stanley E. (Buddy) Guy, 90, Clinton, born Oct. 24, 1922, in Coalfield to William Mack and Lilly Guy, joined his beloved wife, Mable, Jan. 10, 2013, in their Heavenly home.

He was a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church and a retired local business owner in Clinton. He was a US Army veteran and was proud to have served his country during War World II, where he received the Purple Heart for his bravery and devoted actions. He served in Japan and Germany. He never lost pride in our great country and never passed the American Flag or another serviceman or veteran without saluting in respect.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Mable Guy; parents; daughter, Tosca Strain; sisters, Marjorie Oreck, Thelma Roe and Wilma Senders; brothers, Paul and Billie Guy.

Survivors: Children, Belia Wilson (Allyn) of Clinton, Rhonda Goad (Allen) of Churchill, Debbie Bunch (Kevin) of Clinton, Mike Guy (Melinda) of Clinton

Siblings, Spurgeon Guy of Oak Ridge, Bobby Guy of Kingston, JoAnn Penland of Clinton; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren, who were the love of his life

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service will follow with the Rev. Gavin Walls and Dr. Michael Thompson officiating.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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


OLA MARIE GRAHAM SMITH
OLA MARIE GRAHAM SMITH

Jan. 2, 2013

Former Clinton native Ola Marie Graham Smith passed away Jan. 2, 2013.

She was born in Clinton July 8, 1928, to Alonzo Fletcher Graham and Mabel Allred Graham.

In her youth she was well known in Clinton. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1948 and worked behind the soda counter at Hoskins Drug Store. She was very proud of her training in nursing and pursued a short career in that field. In 1969 she married Melvin L. Smith and resided near Atlanta, Ga., until recent years when she relocated to Altoona, Penn., to be near her step-son, Dennis Smith and his wife Debbie.

She was preceded in death by: Beloved husband Melvin L. Smith; brother, Roy Leon Graham of Clinton; and sister Alice Edna Graham Mincey, also of Clinton.

She is survived by: Sister, Ella Lou Jane Graham Lorch of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a large number of nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in the funeral home chapel.

The family will receive friends from noon – 1 p.m.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


ALENE DAUGHERTY MASSINGALE
ALENE DAUGHERTY MASSINGALE

Dec. 29, 2012

Alene Daugherty Massingale, 89, Crossville, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Crossville Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 2, 1923, in Devonia.

She had lived in Coalfield most of her life.

She was a devout Christian and a member of the Clinton Church of God of Prophecy.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, the Rev. Frank Massingale; son, Troy Massingale; parents, James and Ella Seivers Daugherty; brothers, Julian Daugherty and the Rev. Elmer Daugherty; and sisters, Dessie Hammonds, Dovie Bunch, Leovia Jones, Spicey Duncan and Naomi Whitlow.

She is survived by: Four children, the Rev. Franklin Russell Massengale and wife Helen of Clinton, the Rev. Luther Massingale and wife Wilma of Coalfield, Ila Dale Weaver and husband Bill of Decatur, Ala., and Lisa Le and husband Bruce of Irvin, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by: Several nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends.

The family received friends Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in the Western Cemetery in Coalfield.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


JOHN MICHAEL REAGAN
JOHN MICHAEL REAGAN

Dec. 27, 2012

John Michael Reagan, 60, Clinton, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Oak Ridge, after a short illness.

Born in Bethlehem, Penn., May 27, 1952, the son of John Leo Reagan, deceased, and Justine Fox Reagan.

He graduated from Oak Ridge High School in 1970. He played the alto saxophone in the high school band. He also played in several dance bands in the area.

He served in the Air Force from 1971 - 1975 and was stationed in Thailand during the Vietnam War. He was a production machinist for Rexnord in Clinton and retired in 2007. He was an avid fisherman and woodsman.

Survivors include: Son, Justin Michael Reagan; mother, Justine Fox Reagan; sisters, Colleen Di Cenzo, Eileen Reagan and Leslie Reagan; and aunt, Pat, and uncle, Tony Jaso, aunt, Dolores Facchiano of Bethlehem, Penn.

Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home followed by friends calling at the family home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the cancer society or charity of the donors choice.

Online messages may be left for the family at www.martinfuneralhomeoakridge.com. Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


MICHAEL POWERS
MICHAEL POWERS

Dec. 25, 2012

Michael Powers, 54, Maynardville, formerly of Clinton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.

He was preceded in death by: Father, J.C. Powers; and brother, Darrell Powers.

He is survived by: Mother, Betty Powers; son, Chris McClung of Andersonville; daughters, Samantha Powers of Halls, Regina Powers of Knoxville, and Brittany Powers of Halls; brothers, Randy and Archie Powers of Clinton.

His family received his friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with his funeral service immediately following at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Marty Stooksbury officiating.

His interment was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Foust Cemetery in Lake City.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.


EUGENE EVERETT MARLOWE
EUGENE EVERETT MARLOWE

Jan. 1, 2013

Eugene Everett Marlowe, Littleton, Colo., who was born Sept. 1, 1917, in Block, Tenn., passed away Jan. 1, 2012, in Littleton.

He was 95 years old.

He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth McSpadden, February, 1946, in Denver, Colo.

He was a Master Sergeant in the Army Airforce from November, 1939, to October, 1945.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Mary Marlowe; two sisters; and one brother.

Survived by: Sons, Richard Edward Marlowe, William Randall Marlowe, Jeffrey Eugene Marlowe, and John Noel Marlowe; along with nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be announced later.

Private Inurnment.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Denver Dumb Friends League, 2080 S., Denver, Colo., 80231


DORIS ANN (MABE) MALONE
DORIS ANN (MABE) MALONE

Dec. 27, 2013

Doris Ann Malone, 78, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Clinton, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb.

Born Nov. 21, 1934, in Pulaski, Va., the daughter of Miles and Reba (Hughes) Mabe, she married James E Malone April 4, 1964, in Chicago.

Employed by Mascal Electric in DeKalb for 15 years, she had worked earlier for Wilmer Baker Plumbing. She was a member of Cathedral of Praise Church in DeKalb.

She was a graduate of Clinton High School in 1953, she was a great cook and enjoyed making special dishes for her family; she was known for her biscuits and gravy, stuffed peppers and chili.

She is survived by: Children, Cheryl (Reynaldo) Torres of DeKalb, Preston (Shari) Malone of Shabbona and Anthony (Ashley) Malone of Cherry Valley; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings, Denver (Mary Jo) Mabe of Clinton, Larry Mabe of Caryville, Patsy Holt of Clinton, and Shirley (Charles) Farmer of Oak Ridge; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Rocky.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, James; son, Garland; parents; and brothers, Miles Jr. and Curtis.

The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb, with the Rev. Eric Wyzard of Cathedral of Praise officiating.

Burial was at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb.

Visitation was from 4 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb.


BRENDA SUE KENNEDY
BRENDA SUE KENNEDY

Dec. 30, 2012

Brenda Sue Kennedy, 65, Lake City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.

She was born Feb. 22, 1947, to the late Arthur and Anna Lee Hawkins Keys.

She enjoyed making quilts, playing bingo and cards, fishing, cooking, and her flowers.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, John Kennedy; son, Bill Kennedy; brothers, Arthur Keys Jr., Bobby Joe Keys; and sister, Diane Keys.

Survivors: Sons, Johnny Dewayne Kennedy of Lake City, Daniel Kennedy and Crystal Bray of Lake City, Mark Kennedy and wife Sharon of Clinton; brother, Jimmy Woodall and wife Karen of Lake City; special granddaughter, Jazmine Kennedy of Lake City; seven other grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives.

Visitation was from 6 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church, 901 Fowler Street, Clinton.

A celebration of life service was at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Antioch Baptist Church with the Rev. Marty Stooksbury officiating.

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

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


HAROLD THOMAS ‘TOMMY’ HACKNEY
HAROLD THOMAS ‘TOMMY’ HACKNEY

Dec. 31, 2012

Harold Thomas “Tommy” Hackney, 57, Heiskell, passed away Dec. 31, 2012.

He worked for Robert Giles Construction when he wasn’t hunting and fishing.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Aaron Edward (Ed) and Maude Hackney; sister and brother-in-law, James and Wanda Garner; brother, Bobby Hackney; brother and sister-in-law, Aaron Charles (Buck) and Minnie Hackney.

Survivors: Daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Bobby Wagner; son, Bradley Hackney; grandchildren, John Paul and Thomas Wagner, Makayla Chapman and Isaac Phillips; brother and sister-in-law, Hugh and Rosetta Hackney; sisters and brothers-in-law, Katherine Bills, Jess and Loretta Dew, Bill and Joyce Snyder, Harry and Karen Burnette and Roger (R.L.) and Debria Giles; best boss, Robbie Giles; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins and many special friends and coworkers.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with funeral service following at 7 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Richie Turner and the Rev. Allen Giles officiating.

Family and friends will meet at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, for graveside services.

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


SHIRLEY FORSYTHE
SHIRLEY FORSYTHE

Dec. 31, 2012

Shirley Forsythe, 73, of the Batley community in Anderson County, passed away, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born, July 11, 1939, in Maryville.

She had lived in the Marlow community since the early 1950’s.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Clinton.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Walt Hunley and Vadie Breeden Hunley; step-father, Earl McLemore Sr.; husband, Travis Forsythe Sr.; brothers, Floyd and Verlon Hunley; and sister, Betty Rea Thorington.

She is survived by: Sons, Travis Neal Forsythe Jr. and Roy Neal Forsythe, both of Batley; grandchildren, Justin, Jesse, and Jeremy Forsythe; and great-grandchild, Abel Forsythe; brothers, Gary McLemore and Earl McLemore Jr., both of Marlow; sisters, Earleen Neal and husband Bobby of Marlow, Diane Vest and husband Bob of Knoxville, and Patricia Cannon and husband Joe of Marlow.

She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, extended family members, and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan 6, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at www.sharpfh.com


JIMMY R. FARMER
JIMMY R. FARMER

Jan. 2, 2013

Jimmy R. Farmer, 79, Clinton, went to be with his Heavenly Father Jan. 2, 2013.

He was a member and deacon of Second Baptist Church in Clinton and was also a member of the American Legion- Post 172.

He was currently employed by WYSH. He worked for the Clinton Courier News for more than 40 years and was previously the owner of the Farmer’s Market in Clinton and the Anderson County Advertiser.

He enjoyed working in his garden and maintaining his yard but his most enjoyment was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Roy Fletcher Sr. and Sarah Farmer; brothers, Roy Fletcher Farmer Jr., Nelson Farmer and John T. Farmer Sr.; sister, Louise Farmer Beets; great-granddaughter, Destiny Keathley.

Survivors: Wife, Billie Wright Farmer; sons, Randall J. Farmer, Alan B. Farmer, Christopher R. Farmer; brother, Gene Paul Farmer Sr. and wife Jo; sister-in-law, Juanita Farmer; grandchildren, Derrick R. Farmer, Amber L. Farmer Roach and husband Travis, Kaitlin A. Farmer and fiance’ J.B. Young; great-grandchildren, Ava R. Roach, J. Baylen Young, Darren Keathley, Cory and Katie McGuffey; special niece, Jeanie Garrett.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Second Baptist Church in Clinton.

A Celebration of Life will follow with Bro. Gary Swaggerty and Dr. Michael Thompson officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Legion- Post 172 in Clinton.

Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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


VELMA ‘MEG’ CARDWELL
VELMA ‘MEG’ CARDWELL

Jan. 1, 2013

Velma “Meg” Cardwell, 55, Clinton, began the new year by meeting her Lord and Savior early Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2013.

She was born Sept. 23, 1957, in Oak Ridge.

She had been fighting a battle with cancer for six months. Some say she lost her battle to cancer Tuesday morning, but her family would like to think she won.

She was a nurse for Anderson County Head Start and took great pride and pleasure in serving the families of Anderson County. She was an active member of Jarnigan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. She was saved as a teen and has joyfully served the Lord since. Her goal was to always be found doing the good part for the Lord. She was the model Christian wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. As her granddaughter says, “There was nobody better than Nana. Nana knows everything!” Her family is strong in their faith and takes great peace in knowing they will see her again.

She was reunited in heaven with: Parents, Albert and Doris McKamey; grandparents, Thomas and Margaret Anderson, Ed and Velma McKamey; grandson, Bryson Cardwell.

Survivors: Husband, Albert Cardwell; daughters, Jessica Conatser and husband Curtis, Ashley Davis and husband John; step-sons, Keith Cardwell and wife Melissa, Marc Cardwell and Misty Cardwell; grandchildren, Lydia Conatser, Chad Davis, Sarah Conatser, Anna Conatser, Brylea Cardwell, Cooper Cardwell and Devyn Cardwell; sisters, Rhonda “Gaye” Goins and husband Robert, Sheila McKamey; nieces and nephews, Jennifer Prosise and husband Kevin, Bobby Goins and wife Amanda, Carmon Prosise, Hunter Prosise, Jackson Goins and Lee Goins; special friends, Alicia and Joey Cherry, Phyllis Fritts, Rick Lamb and many others that have loved and supported her throughout her life and in times of need.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Gary Smith and the Rev. Joey Cagley officiating.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

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


RONNIE LEON BRADEN
RONNIE LEON BRADEN

Dec. 26, 2012

Ronnie Leon Braden, 62, Lake City, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

He was born Jan. 23, 1950, in Anderson County to the late Leon and Magdlene Harness Braden.

He was a member of the Clinch River Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a founding member of the Medford Volunteer Fire Department where he once served as chief. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason belonging to the Crystal Lodge #616 and also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Coal Creek #226.

He was dearly loved and will be dearly missed. ?In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Ernest Lee Braden.

He is survived by: Wife of 42 years, Connie Braden of Lake City; sons, Robert “RL” Braden and wife Leigh Ann of Minot, N.D., ?Anthony Lynn Braden and wife Melanie of Lake City; brother, Benny Braden and wife Loretta of Clinton; sister, Carolyn Cox and husband Roy of Lake City; grandchildren, Justin Bryant and wife Megan ?Faith Bryant, Cody Leftwich, Eli Braden, Sydney ?Braden, and Rylee Braden; nephews, Andy Braden and wife Lesley of Knoxville, ?Tim Braden and wife Heather of Knoxville; nieces, Lori Idles and husband David of Clinton, ?Lea Ann Cox of Lake City; great-nieces and nephews, Benjamin and Jacob Braden ?Ashley, Emily, and Jimmy Idles; aunts, Ruth Seiber and Willene Greer; a host of other family and friends.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Clinch River Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Clinch River Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.

Interment will follow at the Oak Ridge Memorial Park with full military honor by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

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

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


JEAN WRIGHT
JEAN WRIGHT

Dec. 30, 2012

Jean Wright, 72, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, Dec. 30, 2012, at her home.

She was born Sept. 7, 1940, in the Stainsville Community on New River in Anderson County.

Before her retirement in 2007, she was employed in the Radiology Department at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge for 27 years.

She was a faithful Christian and a member of Beech Park Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker, cooking and sewing, quilt making, flower gardening and playing the piano.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Willie Ted Wright; parents, Edward Lively and Mathia Carroll Lively; sister, Gladys May Wright.

She is survived by: Children, Wilma Jean “Jeannie” Wright of Oliver Springs, Jeffery Wright and wife Melissa of Clinton, and Jennifer Basler and husband Shawn of Coalfield; grandsons, Hunter Wright of Clinton and Cooper Basler of Coalfield.

She is also survived by: Sisters, Jearl Bunch of Oliver Springs and Sue Bunch and husband Robert of Sunbright; brothers, A.Y. Lively and wife Sally and Jerry Lively, all of Petros; and a host of nieces and nephews, extended family members, and many friends, including John and Renee Davis, Billie Moak, and Eddie Gray.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel, with pastor Robbie Leach officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


MARY RUTH WADE
MARY RUTH WADE

Jan. 3, 2013

Mary Ruth Wade, 75, Briceville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at North Regional Medical Center of Knoxville.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1937, to the late Rev. Charlie and Mable Kelley Miles.

She was a member of the Briceville Church of God. She enjoyed puzzle books, cooking, gardening, canning, and spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandkids.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Eugene Babcock; brother, Charles Miles Jr.; sisters, Pat Lindsay and Faye Saldana; and son-in-law, Joe Seiber.

Survivors: Children, Alisha Elwin Starbird and Lori Martin of Maryville, Pam Seiber of Briceville, Mitch Wade and wife Amy of Clinton; brothers, Sammy Miles and Angie Colston of Briceville, Johnny Miles and wife Doris of Clinton; sisters, Lena Beach of Briceville, Linda Parks and Husband Bill of LaFollette; grandchildren, Ryan and Tyler Wade, Aaron and Adam Seiber, Brandy Shelton, McKenzie and MaKayla Woods; great-grandchildren, Alex Shelton, Laklee Wade and Landon Wade, Madleyn Welch and Emory Chadwell; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation is from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service is at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Houston Carroll officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral service Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Oliver Springs Cemetery in Oliver Springs.

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

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


LEWIS TACKETT
LEWIS TACKETT

Dec. 27, 2012

Lewis Tackett, 66, Lake City, received his summons to appear in the presence of His most High God Dec. 27, 2012.

He was born April 25, 1946, in Anderson County to the late Conda and Mary Alice Duncan Tackett.

Awaiting him there is his beloved daughter, LeeAnn, who preceded him in death in 1988.

He was a chairman of the deacon board and an active member and Sunday school teacher for many years at Fratersville Baptist Church. He had a special love for the church and its congregation. He was an avid Bible reader who enjoyed antique cars, and spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his parents and daughter, he was preceded in death by: Brothers, Arvil, Clarence, and Carl Tackett; brothers-in-law, Goldman Kennedy, Gene Pyles, Aaron Duncan; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law Dewey and Arthorine Wilson.

Survivors: Wife of 46 years, Sue Tackett of Lake City; brothers, Paul Tackett of Lake City, John Tackett of Lake City, Ronnie Tackett of Golden, Mich.; sisters, Ethel Kennedy of Lake City, Myrtle Phillips of Lake City, Hazel Duncan of Oak Ridge; and a Host of Family Members and Friends Who Mourn His Passing.

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Fratersville Baptist Church with the Rev. Terry Sweat officiating.

His interment followed his funeral service Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Oak Grove Cemetery.

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

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


OLA MARIE GRAHAM SMITH
OLA MARIE GRAHAM SMITH

Jan. 2, 2013

Former Clinton native Ola Marie Graham Smith passed away Jan. 2, 2013.

She was born in Clinton July 8, 1928, to Alonzo Fletcher Graham and Mabel Allred Graham.

In her youth she was well known in Clinton. She graduated from Clinton High School in 1948 and worked behind the soda counter at Hoskins Drug Store. She was very proud of her training in nursing and pursued a short career in that field. In 1969 she married Melvin L. Smith and resided near Atlanta, Ga., until recent years when she relocated to Altoona, Penn., to be near her step-son, Dennis Smith and his wife Debbie.

She was preceded in death by: Beloved husband Melvin L. Smith; brother, Roy Leon Graham of Clinton; and sister Alice Edna Graham Mincey, also of Clinton.

She is survived by: Sister, Ella Lou Jane Graham Lorch of Indianapolis, Ind.; and a large number of nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton in the funeral home chapel.

The family will receive friends from noon – 1 p.m.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


ANNILEE M. SHARP
ANNILEE M. SHARP

Dec. 21, 2012

Annilee M. Sharp, 82, Andersonville, passed away Dec. 21, 2012 at Norris Health and Rehab Center.

She was a school teacher and worked for the Anderson County School System for 30 years.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Brice and Eva Mae Sharp.

She is survived by: Brother and sister-in-law, Conley L. Sharp, Sr. and Kathleen D. Sharp; nephew, Conley Lewis Sharp Jr. and wife Sandra; great-nieces and nephews, Kate, Brice, J. Will and Sarah Sharp.

A graveside service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec, 22, 2012, at New Loyston Cemetery in Union County.

The Rev. Steve Lakin officiated.

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



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