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DAROLYN FAYE ROBERTS
DAROLYN FAYE ROBERTS

March 1, 2013

Darolyn Faye Roberts, 76, Oliver Springs, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born April 16, 1936, in Oliver Springs.

She was a lifelong resident of this area.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, James Elmer Qualls and Sarah Taylor Qualls; husband, Robert Roberts; son, Dewey Wayne Bowling; and sisters, Betty Qualls Crabtree and Jeanie Qualls.

She is survived by: Daughter, Carolyn Grant of Lamar, S.C.; sons, Kenneth Bowling and wife Stephania of Chuckey, and Randall Cushen of Clifton; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by: Brothers, James Qualls and wife Helen of Clinton, Joseph Qualls and wife Josephine of Oliver Springs and Ronnie Qualls and wife Irene of Powell; nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends.

Graveside services and burial were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Mineral Springs Cemetery with Pastor Terry Braden officiating.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


PATRICIA FAYE ‘PAT’ MORGAN
PATRICIA FAYE ‘PAT’ MORGAN

March 4, 2013

Patricia Faye “Pat” Morgan, 69, Harriman, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born March 16, 1943, in Anderson County.

She was a lifelong resident of this area.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful Christian and a member of the Dyllis Baptist Church.

She retired in 1999, following 20 years of employment, at the Y-12 Federal Plant, in Oak Ridge. She was a member of the Ritzy Thimble Quilters Guild in Oak Ridge. The local Quilters Guild often made quilts for the Oak Ridge Hospitality House and this was an activity she loved.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Harold Haggard and Mildred Coile Haggard; brother, William Haggard; and former husband, Ray Futrell.

She is survived by: Husband of 29 years, Bill Morgan of Harriman; daughter, Sonya Hodgen and husband Paul of Fishersville, Va.; grandson, Zachary Hodgen; and step-sons, Michael Morgan of Kingston and Scott Morgan of Harriman.

She is also survived by: Sisters, Stella West of Claxton and Hazel Lee and husband Lloyd of Lebanon; brothers, Ronnie Haggard of North Carolina, Danny Haggard and wife, Betty of Clinton, Gary Haggard of Powell, David Haggard and Dale Haggard of Clinton; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Scott Kennedy and Pastor Tim McMichaels officiating.

Burial and graveside services will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the services.

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


BETTY ANN LEPROTTI JEFFERS
BETTY ANN LEPROTTI JEFFERS

Feb. 20, 2013

Betty Ann Leprotti Jeffers, 89, passed into the arms of the Lord Feb. 20, 2013.

Preceded in death by: Husband, William M. Mack Jeffers; daughter, Mary Helen Jeffers; parents, Eugenio and Mary Josephine Leprotti; siblings, Helen Leprotti (Leroy) Fell, Pasquale (Goldie) Leprotti, Luigi (Jenny) Leprotti, Jean Phillips, Vincent (Alice) Leprotti.

Survived by: Children, Bill (Wanda) Jeffers, Gene (Brenda) Jeffers, JoAnn Mynatt (David, deceased) Jeffers, Russell Lee (Becky) Jeffers; grandmother of Mark Jeffers, Rick Jeffers, Sonny Jeffers, Kaci Jeffers Jossart, Tim Jeffers, Angela Mynatt Ashley, Derek Mynatt, Gina Jeffers Van Avery, David Jeffers, Christy Jeffers Butler; loving great-grandmother of 13.

As a teenager in 1940, she was a featured performer on the Wheeling Jamboree and wrote and recorded such songs as “Keys to the Kingdom” and “Let’s Put Christ Back In Christmas”.

She was an executive secretary at the Oak Ridge National Laboratories in Oak Ridge. She was part of the Manhattan Project that was crucial to the outcome of World War II. She was also volunteer secretary to her beloved Midway Baptist Church in Clinton for more than 40 years. She was also a member of the choir and a featured soloist.

She was a member of East Tennessee’s Stookesberry Gospel Quartet that was popular in 1950’s and 1960’s. Her passion was sharing Jesus Christ and her salvation with others.

Interment was at Nashville National Cemetery on Gallatin Road in Madison.

Online tributes madisonfuneralhome.net


PAULINE HEMBREE
PAULINE HEMBREE

March 3, 2013

Pauline Hembree, 88, Andersonville, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Nov. 4, 1928, in Lafollette to the late John and Hazel Byrd Housley.

She was a member of the Macedonia Church in Union County. She enjoyed cooking and baking when she was able and was also an avid University of Tennessee Vols fan.

She will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Brother, Doyle Housley; and sister, Azilee Riggs.

Survived by: Husband of 64 years, John Hembree of Andersonville; brothers, James Housley of Jacksboro, and Charles Housley of Hazard, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from noon – 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the funeral service following at 2 p.m. with the the Rev. Kenny Gillum officiating.

Interment was held at Campbell Memorial Gardens following the funeral service.

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

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City was in Charge of these arrangements.


DAVID L. EDWARDS
DAVID L. EDWARDS

March 2, 2013

David L. Edwards, 48, Clinton, passed away suddenly Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He loved to cook and enjoyed the outdoors. He was very outgoing and would help anyone who was in need.

He was preceded in death by: Grandparents, Paul Leander and Elsworth Mae Ellis, and David and Jennie B. Edwards.

He is survived by: Mother, Sarah Evans and husband Harold of Clinton; father, Willie Edwards of Rockford, Ill.; sister, Tanya Smith and husband Charles of Clinton, Kimberly Fields of Georgia, Greta Lyles and husband William of Rockford, Ill., Kim Whitt Gibson of Clinton, Regina Wills of Rockford, Ill.; brothers, Byron Edwards of Knoxville, Willie Lee Edwards Jr.; special aunt, Mary Alice Willis of Corinth, Miss.; niece, Kdnyatta Brown of Rockford, Ill.

He also leaves behind to mourn his passing a host of uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

His family will receive his friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with his funeral service following at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William Caldwell officiating.

At David’s request he will be cremated after his service.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


ROY EARLEY
ROY EARLEY

Feb. 28, 2013

Roy Earley, 60, Andersonville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, after a battle with heart disease.

He was a member of Charity Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by: Parents, Earnest and Christine Earley; brothers, Charles, Billy, Hubert, and Clifford Earley; adopted brother, Benny Richards.

Survivors: Wife of 39 years, Barbara Earley; daughter, Rebecca Earley Wilson; sons, Scott Earley and companion Meagan Snyder, Shawn Earley and wife Vanita Earley; adopted son, Robert and wife Angela Hawkins; 11 grandchildren, Dillon and Calob Wilson, Cody and Tashina Little, Lauren, Ryan, Matthew, Charlie and Farrah, Jasmine and Isaac Earley; brother, Leon Early and wife Jenette; sister, Betty Sue Sherrod and boyfriend Thomas Baker III; various adopted and extended family.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Bobby Hatfield and the Rev. David Seals officiating.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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


MARGARET ‘LOUISE’ DAGLEY
MARGARET ‘LOUISE’ DAGLEY

March 5, 2013

Margaret “Louise” Dagley, 85, Clinton, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Golden Living Healthcare Center.

She was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church and retired from Fort Sanders Hospital as a LPN after 27 years of service. She loved spending time with her family and was devoted to her great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, D.L. Dagley; parents, H.H. and Daisy Long Singleton; brothers, William, Lawrence, and Ben Singleton.

She is survived by: Sons, James Dagley and wife Treva of Clinton, Earl Dagley and wife Margaret “Micki” of Clinton; grandchildren, Nicole Dagley, Michael Dagley and Elizabeth Julian and husband Scott; great-grandchild, Jeremiah Dagley; sisters, Virginia Nelson and husband Everette “Quack,” Mildred Sweet, Bonnie Henderson, all of Clinton; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral services following in the chapel with the Rev. Curtis Akers officiating.

Her burial was at 11 a.m. Friday. March 8, 2013, at Grandview Memorial Garden .

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


LACY ELIZABETH BRINTON
LACY ELIZABETH BRINTON

Feb. 21, 2013

Lacy Elizabeth Brinton, 27, Russell Springs, Ky., died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

She was born Jan. 9, 1986, in Williston, N.D.

She was a pharmacist employed by Walgreens.

Survivors: Parents, Mark and Tammy Brinton of Russell Springs; sister, Katie Brinton of Russell Springs; maternal grandmother, Sandra Smith, Clinton; godparents: Jim and Donna Brinton of Monmouth, Ill.; uncle and aunt, Todd and Tina Julius of Rock Springs, Wyoming; aunt, Jodi Faaborg and son Anthony Blair; uncle and aunt, Tom and Shari Brinton of Iowa City, Iowa; uncle and aunt: William and Sheryl Zimmerman of Colona, Ill.; special friends, David and Lesa McDonald of Russell Springs; best friends: Cameron Isler of North Carolina, Kent Williams and Chad Lynch of South Carolina, Eric and Rachel Isbell of Bowling Green, Ky.; special cousin, Dustin Campbell of Blandinsville, Ill.; special love, Anthony J. Tyler of Reading, England; other special cousins and friends survive.

Cremation was chosen, with a special celebration of Life for Lacy Brinton was held from 1 – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church/Newman Center, 1403 College Street, Bowling Green, Ky.

Arrangements by Bernard Funeral Home, Russell Springs, Ky.


MONUS BREWER SR.
MONUS BREWER SR.

Feb. 28, 2013

Monus Brewer Sr., 76, Andersonville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

He worked for and retired from General Motors Norwood Plant in Kentucky. He was an avid basketball fan, devoted father, and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Pleas and Viola Brewer; wife of 10 years, Geraldine Brewer; and wife of 40 years, Martha Sue Brewer; brother, Edward Brewer; sister, Christine Mills; brother-in-law, Tom Mills.

He is survived by: Son, Monus Brewer and wife Lucy of Clinton; daughter, Missy Gilbert and husband James of Corbin, Ky.; brother, Pleas Leland Brewer and wife Jessie of Chicago, Ill.; and grandchildren, Joshua Brewer, Hannah Brewer, Jessica Gilbert, and Donavin Gilbert.

His family received his friends from noon – 1 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Candle Ridge Church in Gray, Ky.

His interment followed at 1 p.m. in the church cemetery with Pastor Dylan Martin officiating.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.


RONALD DAVID BRADEN
RONALD DAVID BRADEN

March 3, 2013

Ronald David Braden, 71, of the Frost Bottom Community in Anderson County, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at his home.

He was born Nov. 22, 1941, in Anderson County.

He was a lifelong resident of this area.

Before his retirement he was a self-employed master mechanic and he owned and operated Braden’s Automotive Repair. His hobbies included fishing and going to flea markets.

He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. While serving he received several medals, badges, citations, and ribbons.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Thomas Braden and Sibyl McCoy Braden; sister, Barbara Lloyd; and brother, Roger Dale Braden.

He is survived by: Wife, Betty Braden of Frost Bottom; son, Ralph McDonald of Maine; daughter, Diane McDonald of Glenn Rock, Penn.; step-children, Greg Morrow and wife Tina of McCaysville, Ga., and Teresa Hughes and husband Chris of Dalton, Ga.; six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and by three step-great-grandchildren.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Harry Nix and the Rev. Jay Braden officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, with full military honors, at Frost Bottom Cemetery.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


MARIE BOLING
MARIE BOLING

March 3, 2013

Marie Boling, 81, Clinton, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Feb. 7, 1932, to the late James and Obra Bell Ruckert Swaggerty in Knoxville.

She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a radiantly attractive person who truly lived a life that reflected the life of Jesus Christ. While she will be sadly missed by family and friends, a celebration of her life will be ongoing in the lives of those she touched.

She was a member of the Clinton First Baptist Church. She retired from the Anderson County Schools after working there for 32 years where she was the secretary at Clinton High School.

In Addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Sisters, Ruby Jones and Mildred Jinks. ?Survived by: Husband of 60 years, Kennie Boling; sons, Kennie Boling and wife Melinda of Johnson City, Ronnie Boling and wife Anne of Bentwood; daughter, Amy Cochran and husband Dan of Lake Bluff, Ill.; brother, Jim Swaggerty and wife Lois of Knoxville; grandchildren, Julie Fuller, Jeannie Moss, Jody Cochran, Wes Boling, Claire Boling, Will Boling and Bradley Boling; great-grandchildren, Micah Moss and Jackson Fuller; several nieces and nephews.?The family received friends from 1- 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the funeral service following at 2 p.m. in the chapel with Wes Boling officiating.

Interment was held at the Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton following the funeral service.

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

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


TERRY ALLEN BIVENS
TERRY ALLEN BIVENS

Feb. 27, 2013

Terry Allen Bivens, 42, Clinton, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

He was born April 29, 1970, in Knoxville.

He was a lifelong resident of this area.

He was a certified electrician who was employed at Broadway Electric for the past 12 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, local # 760.

He enjoyed outdoor activities, including fishing and hunting and he also enjoyed watching NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by: Father, Ellis Bivens; grandmother, Jean Elkins; father-in-law, Jack Davis; and brother-in-law, Kim Davis.

He is survived by: Wife, Melissa Davis Bivens of Clinton; daughters, Ashley Sartin of Clinton and Krishna McGee of Oliver Springs; mother, Sue Bivens of Knoxville; grandchildren, Hunter Dunlap, Anthony Dunlap and Xander Ledford.

He is also survived by: Mother-in-law, Phyllis Davis of Clinton; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members.

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

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Robert Combs officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Long Cemetery in the Dutch Valley Community of Anderson County.

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

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


ELNORA DOROTHY McGHEE
ELNORA DOROTHY McGHEE

March 7, 2013

Elnora Dorothy McGhee, 83, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak Ridge.

She was born April 5, 1929, on Clinch Mountain in Grainger County.

Following her marriage, at the age of 17, she moved to Oak Ridge.

She later moved to Oliver Springs where she continued to live.

She was a former member of the Community Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. She had been a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Oak Ridge since the late 1980s, and most recently she has attended New Fairview Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. Before her illness she enjoyed attending to the children in the nurseries at both Community and Calvary Baptist .

She retired from the Y-12 Federal Plant in Oak Ridge in 1992 following 15 years of employment. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren and she entertained herself with Word Search.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Elmer McGhee; parents, Samuel Heiskel Hayes and Nora E. Farmer Hayes; granddaughter, Kimberly Annette Aull; brothers, Eulis, Virgil, Ralph, Barnett and Willie Hayes; and sisters, Ruth Lee, Ruby Leamon, Trula Hayes and Monalee Davis.

She is survived by: Daughter, Joyce Aull and husband Wayne of Oliver Springs; sons, Steve McGhee and wife Betty of Oliver Springs and Tim McGhee and wife Carla of Powell; grandchildren, Wayne Allen Aull II of Oliver Springs, Amy Haney and husband Wade of Oliver Springs, Steven McGhee and wife Amber of Karns, Hannah McGhee of Powell and Micah Bruner and husband Ethan of Louisville, Ky.; and great-grandchildren, Dewayne Allen Aull, Emily Haney, Zachary McGhee and Luke McGhee.

She is also survived by: Sister, Zella White of Powder Springs; a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends, including, Matthew Moran and wife Kattie and son Austin, Lorie King and Bertha Jackson.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral will follow at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Steve McDonald officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens with Pastor John Edwards officiating.

The family asks that any memorial contribution be made to Briarcliff Health Care Center in Oak RIdge.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


ROGER DALE (BUTCH) WEBBER
ROGER DALE (BUTCH) WEBBER

March 6, 2013

Roger Dale (Butch) Webber, 62, Clinton, went to be with the Lord, March 6, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Johnson City.

He served his country in Vietnam beginning in 1970 and was honorably discharged in 1976. He was highly decorated as well as receiving a Purple Heart.

He was preceded in death by: Mother, Mary Ruth Webber; stepdaughter, Lisa Moore.

He is survived by: Loving wife, Doris Webber; sister, Charlene Burt; brothers, Hubert and Kyle Webber all of Clinton; stepchildren, Alice and husband Jim Somerville of Andersonville, Steve and wife Penny Phillips of Clinton; several nieces, nephews and many loyal friends.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral services following in the chapel with the Rev. Charlie Green officiating.

The graveside and full military honors service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Beech Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Charlie ?Green officiating.

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

holleygamblefh.com


MATTHEW FRANKLIN WILLIAMS
MATTHEW FRANKLIN WILLIAMS

March 3, 2013

Matthew Franklin Williams, 21, student at Columbia State Community College and resident of Hermitage Circle, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, in Columbia.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Anderson Field House on the Columbia Academy campus with Dr. Laray Rector, Coach Mike Mizer, Coach Marty DeJarnette, Coach John Kodatt and John Thomas officiating.

Burial followed in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family received friends from 3 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Oakes and Nichols Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Columbia Academy Athletic Department, 1101 West 7th St., Columbia, Tenn., 38401. Condolences may be offered online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

He was born in Knoxville and reared in Columbia, the son of Gary Ferguson Williams and Karen Andrews Williams. He was a 2010 graduate of Columbia Academy where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and 11th in his class. He was very active in all sports, particularly football, basketball and baseball. During his basketball career he was Columbia Academy’s Most Valuable Player four years in a row, in 2008 made District 11-A All Season, in 2009 he was the District 11-A Most Valuable Player and All Region 6-A, in 2010 made Region 6-A Tournament Team and District 11-A All Season Player of the Year. He scored more than 1,000 points and currently holds the record for most 3-point shots scored. In baseball he was Columbia Academy’s 2008 Most Valuable Player, in 2008 and 2009 he made All District in District 11-A and also played for American Legion Post 19 baseball in 2008 and 2009. In football he was the 2007 Most Valuable Offensive Player for Columbia Academy, in 2008 he was Region 6-1A Honorable Mention and was First Team All Conference Region 6-1A Duck River Valley Conference in 2007. His senior year he was voted Most Athletic Boy by his classmates.

He was currently attending Columbia State Community College and was employed by WireMasters, Inc.

Survivors include: Parents, Gary Ferguson Williams and Karen Andrews Williams of Columbia; brothers, Lee Williams of Columbia, Jake Williams of Santa Fe; sister, Gina Calvert of Mt. Pleasant; maternal grandmother, Sandra (Joe Hensley) Chesney of Clinton; maternal grandfather, Jack (Melanie) Andrews of Knoxville; uncle, Jimmy (Melinda) Andrews of Knoxville; aunts, Nancy Ytzen of Memphis, Linda (Billy) Adkins of Lewisburg, Barbara (Roy) Biddy of Columbia; Sandra Greenlee of Only; and great-aunt, Janice Frost of Clinton.

Active pallbearers include Taylor Dale, Oliver Gibbs, Bailey Boshers, Austin Beatty, Wes Lyons, Taylor Church, Chad Keith and Heath Fitzgerald.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Columbia Academy Class of 2010, all his coaches, and his co-workers at WireMasters, Inc.



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