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MARY ELIZABETH WILSON
MARY ELIZABETH WILSON

March 9, 2013

Mary Elizabeth Wilson, 92, Lake City, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born Aug. 12, 1920, in Knox County to the late Granville Tolver and Estes Dora Long Cowden.

She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She enjoyed flowers, watching golf and cooking on television and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Roy Wilson; and brothers, Paul and Granville Cowden.

Survivors: Daughters, Royce Ann Hutson of Clinton, Brenda Giles and husband Jerry of Clinton; grandchildren, Tracy Leann Nielsen and husband Eric of Knoxville, Patrick Spears and wife Susie of Powell, Trae Spears and Amanda Floyd-Spears of Caryville; great-grandchildren, Lauren Taylor Nielsen, Bayleigh and Kateland Spears; numerous nieces, nephews and friends that loved her dearly.

Visitation was held from 6 – 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Miller officiating.

Friends and family met at Oak Grove Cemetery at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, for Mary’s interment.

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

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


MARY OFFIA SEIBER
MARY OFFIA SEIBER

March 13, 2013

Mary Offia Seiber, 92, LaFollette, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at the North Knoxville Medical Center.

She was born in the New River Community July 24, 1920, to the late William and Annie Jones Phillips.

She was a member of the Free Communion Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Virgil Seiber; daughter, Shelby Phillips; sister, Margaret Jones, and brothers, Early, Lonzie, and Freddy Phillips.

Survivors: Daughter, Shirley Faye Inman of Dayton, Ohio; grandchildren, Frank Inman of Tampa, Fla., Danny Inman of Newport, Linda Smith and husband Roger of Dayton, Ohio; son-in-law, Lawrence Phillips of Nashville; five great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from noon – 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.

Interment at Campbell Memorial Gardens in LaFollette will follow the funeral service.

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

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


DENNIS DENVER DAVIS
DENNIS DENVER DAVIS

March 7, 2013

Dennis Denver Davis, 66, Oliver Springs, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at his home in Oliver Springs following a long battle with cancer.

He was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Oliver Springs, the son of Charles and Louise Davis, now both deceased.

He is survived by: Wife of 46 years, Patricia Ann Davis; daughter, Shellia Ann Lane and husband Floyd Lee Lane, Oliver Springs; son, Steven Davis of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, James Floyd Lane and Peggy Anne Lane, both of Oliver Springs, and Margaret Denice Ally Davis of Kingston.

He is also survived by: Brothers, Carl Ray Davis and wife Mary of Kingston, Mitchell Davis and wife Elaine, Wayne Davis and Alford Davis, all of Oliver Springs; sisters, Joann Lampton and husband Howard of Knoxville, and Judy Hypes and husband Howard of Montgomery, W.Va.

In addition to his parents, a sister and six brothers, Glenda Davis, Ronnie Davis, Kenny Davis, Clifford Davis, Jack Davis, Dale Davis and Harold Davis, died earlier.

A graveside service was held at 4 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at the home.

“PJ” Paul Jackson said a few words and granddaughter, Peggie Lane, recited a poem for her grandfather.

No other services will be held.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.


MARGARET P. WILLIAMS
MARGARET P. WILLIAMS

March 12, 2013

Margaret P. Williams, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at her son’s residence in Surfside Beach, S.C.

She was of the Baptist faith. She loved animals, flowers, and gardening.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, George and Clara (Barlow) Perry; husband, Dowell Williams; brother, James Perry; sisters, Helen Bryant, Nellie Powell, Marie Snow, Edna Bradshaw, Anna Mae Perry; one grandchild, and one great-grandchild.

She is survived by: Sons, Dow Williams and wife Janice of Clinton, George Williams and wife Janice of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; daughters, Mary Webb of Clinton, Pauline Simpson and husband Jim of Lutz, Fla.; brother, George W. Perry of Lake City; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Her family received her friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, with her funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary with Bro. Robert Jones officiating.

Her interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

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


FRANK WEAVER
FRANK WEAVER

March 13, 2013

Frank Weaver, 76, Clinton, passed away early Wednesday morning March 13, 2013.

He was a member of Midway Baptist church. He enjoyed gardening and working with his hands and was proud that he built his own home.

He was preceded in death by: Parents; brother, David Weaver; and wife, Charlotte Weaver.

He is survived by: Son, Tim Weaver; daughter, Tammy Clevenger, both of Clinton; brothers, Lloyd and Kay Weaver of Virginia, Bill and Rosemary Weaver, Dale Weaver, Gary and Susan Weaver; and sister, Brenda Acres and Don, all of Clinton.

He is also survived by three grandchildren, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

His family will receive his friends from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, with his funeral service at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Luke Kidwell officiating all in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton.

His interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Jarnigan Chapel Cemetery.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

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


KENNETH WALKER
KENNETH WALKER

March 14, 2013

Kenneth Walker, 80, Clinton, passed away March 14, 2013, at Norris Health and Rehab Center.

He was a Deacon of Hillvale Baptist Church. He enjoyed farming and carpenter work. He was retired from Rexnord/Link Belt.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Elbert and Edna Walker; brother, Arthur Walker; sisters, Ruth Nyhart and Helen Jackson.

Survivors: Wife of 56 years, Bernice A. Walker; daughter, Reita Jennings and husband Tony; brothers, Boyd and wife Wilma Walker, Dwight and Linda Walker; sisters, Wanda Sapp and husband Benny, Jean Kasinger, Tottie (Emma) Bennett; grandchildren, Cody and wife Shania Walker; Taylor Jennings; great-granddaughter, Kiley Walker; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Allen Giles officiating.

Graveside service will be at noon Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris.

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


MARY L. ‘GRANNY’ SMITH
MARY L. ‘GRANNY’ SMITH

March 9, 2013

Mary L. “Granny” Smith, 83, Lenoir City, and formerly of Powell, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the NHC, Ft. Sanders in Knoxville.

She was born Sept. 15, 1929, in Sumner County.

She had lived in Knoxville since 1941.

She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a faithful Christian and a member of the New Providence Baptist Church. Her hobbies included taking care of family, sewing, cooking, and spoiling her son-in-law, Tom, with fried apple pies.

She was preceded in death by: Husband, Philip Wade Smith; parents, Albert T. Lacy and Anna Mae Bentley Lacy; brother, Thomas William Lacy; and sister, Sarah Alice Thomas.

She is survived by: Daughter, Brenda Sheets and husband Tom of Columbia, S.C.; sons, Wayne Smith and wife Carla of Knoxville, and Pastor Gary Smith and wife Cindy of Lenoir City; grandchildren, Mickey Summerall, Kyria England, Andrea Adams, Laura Beth Christian, Phillip Smith and Eric Smith; and great-grandchildren, Ember England, Griffen England, Rebekah Summerall, Sarah Summerall, Regan Adams, Ayden Adams, Camden Christian, Emme Sue Christian, Kaylee Smith, Elle Smith, Gabby Smith and Braedon Lockhart.

She is also survived by: Brother, Albert E. Lacy and wife Ann of Tazewell; sister-in-law, Jewel Lacy of Conyers, Ga.; and by several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Ridgeview Baptist Church, 6125 Lacy Road, Knoxville, Tenn., 37912.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the church with Pastor Mark Caldwell officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Glenwood Cemetery in Powell, with Maston Jackson officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest memorial contributions be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc., PO Box 10088, Knoxville, Tenn., 37939.

Sharp Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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


ROBERT HOWARD PHILLIPS
ROBERT HOWARD PHILLIPS

March 11, 2013

Robert Howard Phillips, 68, departed this life Monday, March 11, 2013, at Methodist Medical of Oak Ridge.

He was born Sept. 4, 1944, in Scott County to the late Dillard and Orie Mae Acres Phillips.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Brothers, Lee Phillips, Billy Joe Phillips, Cleophas Phillips and Rufus Phillips; nephews, Christopher Phillips and Patrick Phillips.

Survivors include: Children, Robert Dwayne Phillips and wife Naomi Gail, Michael Dwight Phillips, Denise Phillips; grandson, Konnor Jaylan Caldwell; the mother of his children, Helen P. Luallen; sisters, Betty Jean Tedder and husband Ben, Peggy Comer; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, and many special friends.

Friends visited with the Phillips family from 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, until time of the funeral service at 8 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. Curtis Phillips and Doyle Flatford, officiating in Onieda.

Graveside services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Scott Memorial Cemetery.

West-Murley Funeral Home served the family of Robert Howard Phillips and you may sign the online guestbook for Mr. Phillips at www.westmurleyfh.net


MARK JENSON MINCEY
MARK JENSON MINCEY

March 11, 2013

Mark Jenson Mincey, 55, Clinton, passed away March 11, 2013, at his residence in Clinton.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Charles and Alice Mincey; brother, Lee Mincey; and sister, Loretta Mincey.

He is survived by: Brothers, Bobby Mincey and wife Joan of Knoxville, Roger Mincey and wife Evelyn of Cleveland, Tenn., and Larry Mincey of Knoxville.

His family received his friends from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Friday March 15, 2013, with his funeral service following at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary.

His interment followed his service at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements.

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


REVA MAE McCOY
REVA MAE McCOY

March 13, 2013

Reva Mae McCoy, 84, Lake City, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born in Vaughn, W. Va., May 1, 1928, to the late Roma and Daisy Dillard Truman.

She was a member of Fraterville Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and reading.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Brother; Ulysses Truman; and sisters, Hazel Miller, Ruea Underwood, Macel Shelton, Freda Wood, and Doris Samples.

Survivors: Husband, J.C. McCoy of Lake City; sons, Stephen Rife and wife Awennie of Oliver Springs, Dwight Rife and wife Melanie of Taylors, S.C.; daughters, Jill Duncan and husband Houston of Lake City, Rita Craig and husband Calvin of Lake City; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Terry Sweat officiating.

Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for Reva’s interment.

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

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


UNA HATMAKER LUALLEN
UNA HATMAKER LUALLEN

March 11, 2013

Una Hatmaker Luallen, 89, Clinton, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was born in the Oak Grove Community of Campbell County to the late Carden and Nevada Hatmaker.

She was a member of Willowbrook Baptist Church in Lake City. She enjoyed working with flowers, decorating her church and home. She was a loving and devoted mother and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Luther “Luke” Luallen; son, Donnie Luallen; brother, Beecher Hatmaker.

Survivors: Sons, Paul Ray Luallen of Clinton, Dennis Luallen of Clinton; grandson, Brent Luallen and wife Regina of Caryville; great-grandchildren, Marikayla and Luke of Caryville; stepdaughter, Patricia McElwee and husband Dan of Eaton, Ohio; brothers, Bedford Hatmaker and wife Daisy of Lake City, Earl Hatmaker of Berkley, Mich., Lonnie Hatmaker of Dallas, Ga., Rondel Hatmaker and Wife Frankie of Woodlawn, Va.; sisters, Mazada Lovely and Wilma McMillan of Lake City; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roger Leach officiating.

Family and friends met at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment.

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

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


MRS. BOBBIE LOUISE DeARMOND THOMAS KNIGHT
MRS. BOBBIE LOUISE DeARMOND THOMAS KNIGHT

March 2, 2013

Mrs. Bobbie Louise DeArmond Thomas Knight, 77, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, March 2, 2013.

A funeral service was held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Smith Mortuary in Maryville, with Dr. Bill Blevins officiating.

Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Alcoa.

Visitation was held prior to the service from 10 – 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at Smith Mortuary.

She was a faithful follower of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was active in church and especially enjoyed teaching Sunday school. She was a former teacher and had retired from working in the family florist business. She enjoyed traveling and loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Norris D. Thomas and Donald D. Knight.

She is survived by: Daughter, Norrisa Thomas Cullum and her husband Robert Cullum of Oxford, Miss; son, Dean Knight of Clinton; daughter, Jane Knight Dimsey of Franklin, Va.; three grandsons, Brandon Cullum of Athens, Ga., Christopher Cullum of Oxford, Miss., and Eric Hansen of Aylett, Va.; and one great-granddaughter, Erin Hansen of Aylett, Va.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Knight’s memory may be made to The Gideons International,

PO Box 140800, Nashville, Tenn., 37124-0800.


ERNESTINE CARROLL HAVARD HOPKINS
ERNESTINE CARROLL HAVARD HOPKINS

March 6, 2013

Ernestine Carroll Havard Hopkins, Clinton, died at home Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

She was born in Mobile, Ala., Oct. 20, 1922.

Preceded in death by: Husband, Frank W. Hopkins Jr.; parents, Ernest D. and Stella Bilbro Havard; sister, Celeste Chamberlain.

Survived by: Daughter and son-in-law, Carroll and John Croes of Clinton; granddaughter and spouse, Christie and Doug Derrick, Atlanta, Ga.; granddaughter, Tracey Wilson, Mobile, Ala.; great-grandchildren, Emily, Evie, Addie and Claudia Derrick, Sophie, Austin and Eva Wilson; niece and nephew, Sharon and Jim Irby, Brandon, S.D.; and niece, Angel Irby, San Diego, Calif.; very special caregivers, Destany Kelly and Stephanie Fritts.

The family had a private graveside service that was held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013, at the East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery, Lyons View Pike, Father Rich Andre, Blessed John XXIII University Parish, presiding.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the charity of your choice.

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


VICKIE ARLENE COX
VICKIE ARLENE COX

March 13, 2013

Vickie Arlene Cox, 52, Clinton, passed away Wednesday March 13, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Kay Carter.

She is survived by: Husband of 38 years Gary Cox, Clinton; son, Tommy Cox, Clinton; daughter, Melissa Cox, Clinton; brother, Mike Logan and wife Rosemary, Strawberry Plains; sister, Sandra Powell, Orlando, Fla,; grandchildren, Amber, Trevor, Shayla and Kayla Cox.

Her family will receive her friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013.

Her graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Cedar Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton with the Rev. Jackie Bean officiating.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

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


VIOLA S. BROOKS
VIOLA S. BROOKS

March 2, 2013

Viola S. Brooks, 83, Heiskell, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Tennova Healthcare North.

She enjoyed reading, gardening, quilting, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren.

She was born July 22, 1929, in Blanche, Ky., to the late John and Ellen Smith.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: Brothers, Arnold and Lloyd Smith; sisters, Leena, Mary, Ruby, Virgie, and Jane; grandson, Christopher Grindstaff.

She is survived by: Husband, William “Joe” Brooks of Heiskell; children, Gail and husband Rusty Smith of Eden, N.C., Garry and wife Rebecca Brooks of Heiskell, Joseph Larry and wife Debra Brooks of Johnson City, Kenneth and wife Karen Brooks of Powell, Patricia and husband Michael Bassett of Florissant, Mo., Anthony and wife Shirley Brooks of Maynardville, Carla and husband James Bailey of Clinton, Kendra Lindsay of Knoxville; 17 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Lois Bowman of Beatyville, Ky.; special niece, Elizabeth and husband Bobby Sayne of Seymour; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral services following in the chapel with the Rev. Leonard Goins and the Rev. Billy Moore officiating.

The burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Ridenour Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Holley Gamble Funeral Home, P.O. Box 327, Clinton, TN 37717.

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


MARY ELLEN (STAIR) BITTLE
MARY ELLEN (STAIR) BITTLE

March 9, 2013

Mary Ellen (Stair) Bittle passed away March 9, 2013, at Windwood Health Care in Clinton where for the past three-½ years she called home.

The faculty took great care of her as she dealt with Alzheimer’s.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Roy and Ora Stair; husband, John Bittle; daughter, Mary Chris (Rains) Lambremont; son, Tony Bittle.

She is survived by: Grandson, Brock and wife Terri Rains; granddaughter, Leora and husband Greg Wallace; great-grandchildren, David and wife Amber Rains, Chris Rains, Chrissy Manning and Dusty Manning; great-great-granddaughter, Ava Rains.

The family would like to thank everyone at Windwood Health Care for the great care given to Mrs. Bittle.

The family will hold a graveside service at Leach Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leach Cemetery in Lake City.

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



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