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BOBBY LEE (BOB) WILLIAMS
BOBBY LEE (BOB) WILLIAMS

Feb. 4, 2013

Bobby Lee (Bob) Williams, 82, Clinton, passed away Feb. 4, 2013, at Tennova Residential Hospice in Halls.

He was a dedicated deacon and faithful member of South Clinton Baptist Church for more than 60 years. He was well-known for his many years of service as manager of South Clinton Auto Parts and as a salesman at the Fox Family Dealerships. He was also a Korean War Veteran who served in the U.S. Army.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the loving caregivers and residents at Meadowview Senior Living in Clinton, where he was known as the “Mayor of Meadowview.”

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was preceded in death by: Wife of 57 years, Joanne Seward Williams; parents, J. D. Williams and Artie Gose Williams; brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Fleeta Williams; sister and brother-in-law, Edith and James McArthur.

He is survived by: Daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Bill Koch, Becky and Tim Huff, Karen and Craig Herrell; sons and daughter-in-law, Gary Williams, Tim and Lesa Williams; grandchildren, Travis and Amy Williams, Matthew Harmon, Stephanie and Ryan Manning, Kala Williams and Olivia Herrell; seven step-grandchildren; and two great-grandsons, Bryce and Trent Williams; brother and sister-in-law, J. D. Jr. and June Williams; and a host of many other family members and close friends.

The family received friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at South Clinton Baptist Church with a funeral following at 8 p.m., Dr. Roger Pugh, officiated.

Interment was at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to South Clinton Baptist Church Food Pantry, 1000 Clinch Ave., Clinton, TN 37716.

Woodhaven Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens is honored to serve the family of Bobby Lee Williams.

www.woodhavenfh.com


REV. ANDREW J. (JACK) TAYLOR
REV. ANDREW J. (JACK) TAYLOR

Feb. 6, 2013

The Rev. Andrew J. (Jack) Taylor, 84, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Golden Living Center-Windwood in Clinton.

He loved fishing, gardening, and watching girls softball. He pastored New Home Baptist Church in Andersonville, Dutch Valley Baptist Church, Community Baptist Church in Maynardville, Guiding Star Baptist Church in Lake City, and Stanfield Baptist Church in Elk Valley.

He was currently a member of Hinds Creek Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Eastern Star and Crystal Lodge #616.

He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

The family would like to thank the staff of Golden Living Center-Windwood for their wonderful care.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, John and Ethel Taylor; children, Carol Ann Taylor and Peggy Jean Taylor; grandchild, Brian Keith Taylor; brother, John Wesley Taylor Jr.; and sisters, Viola Hansard, Katherine Braden, Alma Jane Hilshorst, and Alice Taylor.

He is survived by: Wife of 62 years, Dortha Taylor, Clinton; sons, Bobby Jack Taylor, Clinton, Harold Franklin Taylor, Cartersville, Ga.; daughter, Mary Bronwyn Bunch (the Rev. Jackie Bunch), Clinton; brothers, William (Bill ) Taylor and Carl James Taylor, Clinton; grandchildren, Heather Tolley, Samantha, Andrew, Lance, and Tara Taylor, Bethany Johnson, Kayla Livingston, Marcus Bunch, and Samantha Harris; great-grandchildren, Allison, Drake, and Aliveah; and a host of nieces & nephews.

His family received his friends from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton.

There was a Masonic Service at 7:30 p.m. followed by his funeral service with the Rev. Scott Jones and the Rev. Floyd Scarbrough officiating, all in the chapel of Jones Mortuary.

His interment will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with full military honors.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences can be made at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


JERRY W. POTTS SR.
JERRY W. POTTS SR.

Jan. 31, 2013

Jerry W. Potts Sr., 67, Kingsport, formerly of Heiskell, passed away Thursday, Jan 31, 2013.

He was preceded in death by: Wife, Patricia Potts.

He is survived by: Daughter, Kim Crawford and husband David of Kingsport; sons, Wayne Potts and wife Melissa of Lexington, N.C., Kenny Potts and wife Terri of Pioneer; grandchildren, April, Brandon, Sheryl, Lee, and Jayden; great-grandchildren, Caelyn and Holden; brother, Bill Potts and wife Hazel of Lexington, N.C.

Funeral Service was held Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Woodhaven Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.

Woodhaven is honored to serve the Potts Family.

www.woodhavefh.com.


WILLIAM BARTON CHAPMAN
WILLIAM BARTON CHAPMAN

Feb. 6, 2013

William Barton Chapman, 95, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. at Golden Living (Windwood) Center in Clinton.

He was born Oct. 19, 1917, in Campbell County to the late Barton Elmer and Molly Adkins Chapman.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and Air Force. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Wife, Hattie Chapman; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors: Sons, Jack Chapman of Knoxville, William Chapman and wife Mary Sue of Louisville, Ky.; grandchildren, Sonya Mowery and husband Jim of Heiskell, Kenneth Chapman and wife Vicki of Heiskell; great-grandchildren, Drew and Will Mowery of Heiskell; sister, Julia Milsaps of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Visitation is from 10 – 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Daryl Taylor and the Rev. J.C. Newman officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral service Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.

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

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


JAMES KOONTZ
JAMES KOONTZ

Feb. 2, 2013

James Koontz, 41, Clinton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Hospital in Knoxville.

He lived for his girls and his wife Leann, who was his best friend since she was 15-years old.

He was a University of Tennessee football fan, loved the beach, camping, and fishing. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton.

He was preceded in death by: Grandparents, Gladys and Dub York, and J.B. and Irene Koontz; niece, Nicci Smith; father-in-law, Wayne Ferguson; aunt, Joyce Conaster; and uncle, Jeep York.

He is survived by: Parents, Roy and Barbara Koontz of Knoxville; wife, Leann Koontz of Clinton; daughters, Haley Koontz, Chasity Koontz, JuliAnna Koontz, and Sidney Koontz, all of Clinton; sisters, Tracey Key and husband Robbie of Knoxville, and Tammy Smith and husband Greg of Knoxville; mother-in-law, Deloris Dyer of Clinton.

He also leaves behind numerous special nieces, nephews, and special great nieces and nephews.

His family received his friends from 4 – 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, with his funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with Dr. Mike Thompson officiating.

His interment was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


JACK MOORE
JACK MOORE

Feb. 2, 2013

Jack Moore, 92, Lake City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at the Golden Living Center in Clinton.

He was born April 24, 1920, in Frye Town, Ga., to the late Rufus and Francis Patterson Moore.

He and his wife, Marie, were the oldest living members of Clear Branch Baptist Church and he was the oldest living Deacon.

He was a United States Navy Veteran having served in World War II.

He enjoyed carpentry, gardening and working outdoors. He worked at Magnet Mills for several years and served as the maintenance supervisor for the East Tennessee Park Service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Brothers, Rufus and Eugene Moore; sisters, Opal Viles and Thelma Cox.

He is survived by: Wife of 68 years, Marie Moore of Lake City; daughters, Janice Rhea and husband Ronnie of Lake City, Lois Adkins and husband Johnny of Lake City; grandchildren, Taunya Garrett of Clinton, Derrick Gray and wife Tiffany of Lake City, Arnold Adkins and wife Brenda of Knoxville, Timothy Adkins and wife Alicia of Lake City; great-grandchildren, Arron and Austin Adkins, Amberly Hester and husband Conner, Hunter Gray and Kameron Garrett and his father Michael; great-great-grandchild, Henry David Hester.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the funeral service following at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Randy Norton and the Rev. Mike Foust officiating.

Family and friends met at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, to go in funeral procession to Leach Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment with full military honors presented by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville at P.O. Box 15010 Knoxville, TN 37901.

You may also view Jack’s guestbook online at www.holleygamblefh.com. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City was in charge of all arrangements.


BENNY FRANCIS PATTERSON
BENNY FRANCIS PATTERSON

Feb. 2, 2013

Benny Francis Patterson, 60, Cedar Bluff, Va., passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, the Clinch Valley Medical Center, in Richlands, Va.

He was born Sept. 29, 1952, in Knoxville.

He grew up and lived in the Moores Camp on New River in Anderson County until early adulthood, when the family moved to Oliver Springs in 1970’s. He moved to LaFollete in 1978, and continued to live there until his move to Cedar Bluff, Va., in 1994.

He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America. He was a disabled underground coal miner, who worked for more than 30 years in Virginia and Tennessee coal mines. He was last employed by Consol Energy in Virginia.

He was a United States Army Veteran, and he received several metals, citations, and accommodations while serving his country. He enjoyed all outdoor activities and watching NASCAR and football.

He was preceded in death by: Father, Ervin Patterson; and brother, Junior Ray Patterson.

He is survived by: Mother, Bernice Patterson of LaFollette; wife of 34 years, Annette Gibson Patterson of Cedar Bluff, Va.; sons, Benjamin Patterson and wife April of Pounding Mill, Va., and Jason Patterson of Albany, N.Y.; grandchildren, Alexia Patterson and Allyson Patterson; brother, James E. Patterson and wife Pearlene of Oliver Springs; sister, Shenia Farmer and husband Kenneth of LaFollette; several nieces, nephews, extended family members; and special friend, Bill Stillwell.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Justin Phillips and the Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating.

Burial and graveside services, with full military honors, were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

An online guestbook is available at www.sharpfh.com.


VIRGINIA SUE (PATRICK) (STEWART) RAINS
VIRGINIA SUE (PATRICK) (STEWART) RAINS

Feb. 6, 2013

Virginia Sue (Patrick) (Stewart) Rains, 78, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville surrounded by family.

She was born June 21, 1934, in Greeneville, Tenn.

She attended many schools growing up as her family moved with the building of several TVA dams. Music was always an important part of her life and she studied classical music performance with Edward Zambara at the University of Tennessee. She sang in university, community and church choirs throughout her life. She was known for her love of learning

Her first degree was in music education at the University of Tennessee then a degree in elementary education at the University of Minnesota, and later adding a master’s degree in education psychology at the University of Tennessee. She was part of the Brickey Elementary School family for 25 years, teaching fifth grade.

Along with music, she enjoyed participation in many civic, social and church organizations. In all her activities, she made lifelong friendships.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Mary Sue (Wilkerson) and Freeman Vaughn Patrick.

She is survived by: Husband, Jack R. Rains of Clinton; sister, Margaret Reese of Halls; step-brother, Stephen and wife Clarendia Brown of Orville, Ohio; daughter, Suzanne Stewart and husband Fred Stenglein of Crossville; son, Donovan and wife Pam Stewart of Knoxville; stepson, Brock and wife Terri Rains of Clinton; stepdaughter, Leora and husband Greg Wallace of Clinton; grandchildren, David and Christopher Rains, Chrissy and Dustin Ray Manning, Kelsey and Alyssa Stewart; great-grandchild, Ava Rains.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Memorial United Methodist Church.

Her memorial service will follow with the Rev. Laurence Hesser and the Rev. Donald Swift officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting memorials be made to the music department at Memorial United Methodist Church 323 N. Main St., Clinton, TN 37716.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

holleygamblefh.com


AIDEN LEE LONG
AIDEN LEE LONG

Feb. 4, 2013

Aiden Lee Long, infant son of Freddie Lee Long Jr. and Shanna Freels of Clinton, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born July 19, 2012, in Oak Ridge.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by: Brother, Jordan Freels; sister, Kaylee Freels; maternal grandparents, Michael Freels of Lenoir City, and Barbara Schultz and husband Richard of Oak Ridge; paternal grandparents, Freddie Lee Long Sr. of Harriman and Teresa Kahn of Oak Ridge; and maternal great-grandparents, Elmira Freels and Sterling and Geneva Ricker.

He is also survived by: Maternal aunts, Kara Green and husband Jonathan of Clinton and Kristina “Paige” Freels of Oak Ridge; paternal aunts and uncles, Christina Long of Oliver Springs, Laura McCarty of Oliver Springs, Tiffany Patterson of Oak Ridge, Adam McDonnough of Harriman and Cody Long of Cookville.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Don Long officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at noon Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


GLADYS CARDEN BRADSHAW
GLADYS CARDEN BRADSHAW

Feb. 2, 2013

Gladys Carden Bradshaw, 82, Norris, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born May 30, 1930, in Campbell County, to the late Rev.David L. Phillips and Nora Posey Phillips.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Norris. She enjoyed traveling, making afghans, quilting, knitting, and spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: First husband, Carl E. Carden; brothers, Lemuel and Glen Phillips; and grandson, David Daugherty

Survivors: Husband, Ken Bradshaw of Norris; sons, Tony Carden of Norris, Tommy Carden and wife Candy of Lake City, Steve Carden and wife Barbara of Lafollette; daughters, Cathy Daugherty of Vasper, Gail Love of Caryville; sisters, Fleda Lovely and husband Donald of Claxton, Beulah Gray and husband Gordon of Clinton; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Visitation was held from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in the chapel of Hatmaker Funeral Home with the Rev. David Seiber officiating

Friends and family met at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Leach Cemetery for the 1 p.m. interment

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

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


WANDA BUTLER
WANDA BUTLER

Feb. 1, 2013

Wanda Butler, 74, Clinton, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family surrounding her Feb. 1, 2013.

She was born Aug. 6, 1938, in Jamestown, Tenn.

She was of the Baptist Faith.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Carl Eugene Butler; son, Thomas Lee Butler; parents, Travis Ramsey and Ethel Hall Ramsey.

Survivors: Sons, Timothy Wayne Ramsey and wife Margaret, Stephen Dale Ramsey and wife Robin, John Marion Butler Jr. and wife Rozella, Robert Troy Butler and wife Charlene; daughters, Patricia Lynn Huett and husband Basil, Teresa Ann Hargett, Tammy Louise Harvey and husband Fred, Christina Kay Pennington and husband Joe; brothers, Bill, David, and Raymond Ramsey; sister, Mary Ann Snyder; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and host of other relatives and friends

The family wishes to express its thanks to Amedisys Hospice, Dr. Melody Tharp and staff, and Girling Health Care for their help and support during the illness of Ms. Butler.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral services following in the chapel.

The Rev. Bill Dawson officiated.

Her burial was at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.

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

holleygamblefh.com


ROGER DALE BRADEN
ROGER DALE BRADEN

Feb. 1, 2013

Roger Dale Braden, 62, of the Frost Bottom Community in Anderson County, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his home.

He was born Feb. 17, 1950, in Oliver Springs.

He was a lifelong resident of this area.

He worked as an auto parts store manager at Autowise Auto Parts Store in Oak Ridge, at Mid-State Auto Parts and Premier Automotive Color in Alcoa before his disability.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Tom Braden and Sibyl McCoy Braden; and a sister, Barbara Lloyd.

He is survived by: Brother, David Braden and his wife Betty of Frost Bottom; former wife, Tammy Braden of Oak Ridge; and daughter, Ashley McKinney and husband Chris of Knoxville.

He is also survived by: Special niece, Debra Ebbert and family; and several friends, including a special friend, Charles Michael Brown.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Frost Bottom Cemetery.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


RONALD FRANCIS STALEY
RONALD FRANCIS STALEY

Feb. 6, 2013

Ronald Francis Staley, 84, Clinton, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at Golden Living Center after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson Disease.

He was born Jan. 9, 1929, in Huntington, W. Va.

He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II and a veteran of the United States Navy having served in the Korean War.

Preceded in death by: Parents, James Pearley Staley and Ella Edna Queen; brother, Jimmy Staley and wife, Donna L. (Kuhlman) Staley.

He is survived by: Son, Ronald F. Staley Jr.; daughters, Teresa Bowman and Sharon Tyner.

The family will receive friends from 4 – 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

His graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Garden with Bishop Doug Rose officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting memorials be made to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research, go to the website to make online memorials, michaeljfoxfoundation.org.

Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

holleygamblefh.com


RUSSELL MOSER
RUSSELL MOSER

Feb. 5, 2013

Russell Moser, 45, Knoxville, formerly of Briceville, passed away suddenly Feb. 5, 2013, at his residence in Knoxville.

He loved dogs and especially his dogs, Domino and Spike Wayne. He was a loving father and grandfather and enjoyed spending time with kids.

He is survived by: Fiancé, Linda Carr, and her daughter Amanda, both of Knoxville; parents, Von and Henriatta Moser, Briceville; son, Jeremiah Edward Moser; daughter, Ashley Nicole Moser; brothers, Darrell Stocks, David Stocks, Wendell Moser, Christopher Moser, all of Briceville, Von Lynn Moser, Norris; sister, Angie Seiber, Briceville; grandchildren, Makaylynn Madisun Moser, Maliyah Faythe Temple Moser, Jaxon Leonard Moser, and twins on the way.

His family will receive his friends from 1 – 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, with his funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton.

His interment will immediately follow at Leach Cemetery in Lake City.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences can be made at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com



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