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MARTHA BELLE SEIBER
MARTHA BELLE SEIBER

April 4, 2013

Martha Belle Seiber, 85, Lake City, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Summit View Nursing Home in Lake City.

She was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Briceville to the late Robert and Flora Valalee Wilson.

She was a member of the Laurel Branch Baptist Church. She was a certified welder and worked in the ship yards in Georgia and also worked in Oak Ridge on the Manhattan Project.

She enjoyed pickin’ n singin’ and was the world’s best mother. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandkids and great-grandkids.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Husband, Joe Seiber; brothers; sisters; sons; daughters; and grandchildren.

She is survived by: Sons, Chuck Kesterson, Robert Dean Seiber; daughters, Theresa Dolin, Beverly Bourgeois, Joddie Spears, Janice Seiber, Sheena Atkins, Lena “Sissy” Williams; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; several Nieces and nephews and other family and friends.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the funeral service following at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Archie Seiber and the Rev. Stanley Hawkins officiating.

Family and friends met at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home Monday, April 8, 2013, to go in funeral procession to Circle Cemetery for a 1 p.m. interment.

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

www.holleygamblefh.com


GARY COOPER SEIBER
GARY COOPER SEIBER

April 4, 2013

Gary Cooper Seiber, 59, Lake City, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on June 1, 1953, in Texas to the late J.L. and Virginia Stryon Seiber.

He attended East LaFollette Baptist Church.

He was a US Army Veteran, enjoyed hunting and fishing, and spending time with family and friends, especially his grandkids.

Survivors: Wife, Pamela Seiber of Lake City; sons, Michael Seiber and Ashley of Lake City, Jor’l Seiber of Florida; daughters, Julie Seiber of Tampa, Fla., Alisa Touchton of St. Cloud, Fla.; brother, John Seiber and Lois of Andersonville; sisters, Lorrine Rielly of Wisconsin, Margaret Cheever of Wisconsin; 10 grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was from 5 -7 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Memorial service was at 7 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Greg Chandler officiating and Military Honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

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

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


KENNETH EUGENE ‘GENE’ McCOY
KENNETH EUGENE ‘GENE’ McCOY

April 6, 2013

Kenneth Eugene “Gene” McCoy, 66, Andersonville passed away on Saturday, April 6, 2013, after a short illness.

He enjoyed his antiques and 60’s music.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Xagus and Rosella Heiskell McCoy.

Survivors include: Wife of 22 years, Faye Melton McCoy; brother, Glen McCoy of Andersonville; and many good friends.

Special thanks to the Rev. Ralph Horak and Bobby Stooksbury Jr.

In honoring his wishes no services are planned.

Arrangemets by Cremation Options, Inc. (865)6WE-CARE (693-2273) www.cremationoptionsinc.com


BETTY JEAN BROOKS
BETTY JEAN BROOKS

April 6, 2013

Betty Jean Brooks, 81, Clinton, went to be with her Heavenly Father April 6, 2013.

She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. She enjoyed watching Lady Vols basketball, but above all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Samuel and Cora Gullett Brummett; sister, Jenny Bumgardner; brother, Sam Brummett; grandson, Lucas Brooks.

Survivors: Husband of 63 years, Charles Brooks; son, Eddy Brooks and wife Cindy; daughters, Lee Martin and husband Don, Charlene Ratcliffe and husband Terry; sister, Ann Cartwright; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family received friends from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Gary Bumgardner and the Rev. Donnie Disney officiating.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Pleasant View Cemetery.

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


WAYNE GUNTER
WAYNE GUNTER

April 8, 2013

Wayne Gunter, 65, Cumberland Village Nursing Home in Lafollette, died April 8, 2013.

He was born March 23, 1948, to the late Arnold P. Gunter and Mae Bullman Gunter.

He loved God and enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. He spent two combat tours in Vietnam, two years and two months, from 10-68 through 12-70, proudly serving his Country with the 11th Armored Calvary, “Black Horse” division of the U.S. Army.

After his service, he became a police officer, quickly becoming the Chief of Police in Caryville then moving to Chief of Police in Lake City.

After his police venture, he became a long-distance truck driver for the remainder of his working career. His health began failing, gradually becoming a 100-percent Disabled Veteran (repercussions of exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam).

He loved hearing people laugh, especially if that laughter was the result of his pestering family and friends.

At his request, his earthly body is being cremated and no funeral, or formal memorial will be held. He wanted no flowers, just a rose. In his memory, please sing, or listen to “Just A Rose Will Do,” cast one baited hook as you fish, or eat a thick slice or “Blony” bologna during your camping trip.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Stepdaughter, Serelda Hall Allen; and nephew Matt Redden.

He is survived by: Son, Scott Gunter and wife Suzy and their daughters Lara and Jaelyn of Jacksboro; daughter, Amanda Gunter Allred and her son Alex of Caryville; stepchildren, Johnny Hall, Sandy Hall Davis, Gaytha Hall Daugherty, Donna Hall; sister, Marcy Albright and husband Jake of Lake City; brothers, Tony Gunter and wife Ronda of Lake City, Vernon Gunter and wife Suzy of Florida; several grandchildren and great grand children and other relatives and friends.

The family gives thanks to the staff at his nursing home, you became like kinfolk to Wayne.

Arrangements were made by Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City.


ELSIE (MOORE) ENGLAND
ELSIE (MOORE) ENGLAND

April 5, 2013

Elsie (Moore) England, 92, loving mother and grandmother, passed away April 5, 2013, at NHC-Oak Ridge.

She was a member of Edgemore Baptist Church in Claxton and a member of the Eastern Star, Clinton, Chapter, for 58 years.

She was preceded in death by: Husband of 57 years, Hollis England; infant son; parents, James and Laura Moore; brothers and sisters, Fred Moore, Francis Moore, Ellis Moore, Raymond Moore, Mae Sexton and Vada Lange.

Survivors: Daughter, Zella Adams of Claxton; sons, Ronnie and Regina England of Dayton, Ohio, Harold and Jerri England of Flowery Branch, Ga.; brother, Lawrence Moore of Harriman; grandchildren, Mark and Carol Adams of Powell, Renee and Rick Adkins of Clinton, Ron Jr. and Kim England of Toledo, Ohio, Roger and Tonya England of Dayton, Ohio, Michael and Amber England of Watkinsville, Ga., David and Brooke England of Flowery Branch, Ga.; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great granddaughter

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Rick Miller officiating.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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


ROY ROGER SUMMERFIELD “CHIEF”
ROY ROGER SUMMERFIELD “CHIEF”

April 10, 2013

Roy Rogers Summerfield, also known as “Chief” or “Pete,” 69, Fraterville, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

He was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Jay, Okla., to the late Roy and Lucy McLaughlin Summerfield.

He was an Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He loved to talk, to do yard work, and to travel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Sisters, Imogene “Sug” Cunningham and Katherine Lowe; brother, Issac Summerfield.

Survivors: Darling companion, Donna Faye Elmore of Lake City; son, Rowdy and wife Dakola of Missouri; brother, Virgil and wife Jane of Jay, Okla.; sister, Lori Robinson of Hartsville, Ala.; four grandchildren; stepchildren, Brenda Karnuth, Debbie Kesterson, Paul, Michael, and Greg Carden; special nephew, David Robinson; special buddies, Whitie Brown. Wally Foust. LeRoy Phillips; special extended family, Cathy and Noah Good, Chloe Faith Lowe; and a large host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Pall Bearers: Matthew Carden, David Robinson, Joe Hubbs, Thomas Karnuth, Johnny Bullock, Tony Bullock, Jerry Bullock, and Charlie Cox.

Visitation will be from 4 – 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service is at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating.

Interment is at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton with Military Honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

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

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


MILDRED MARIE SHETTERLY
MILDRED MARIE SHETTERLY

April 9, 2013

Mildred Marie Shetterly, 87, Lake City, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Summit View of Lake City.

She was born April 16, 1925, in Campbell County, to the late Ulyssess and Dora Johnson Shetterly.

She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Lake City. She enjoyed cooking, coloring, and being with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nephew, Devin Shetterly.

Survivors: Brothers, Paul Shetterly and Wife Pat of Caryville, James Shetterly and wife Arlene of Lake City, Ray Shetterly and wife Nana Faye of Baltimore, Md.; sisters, Anna Faye Boothe and husband Harold of Roanoke, Va., Helen Shetterly of Lake City; many other nephews, nieces, and a host of friends.

The family would like to extend a Special Thank You to the staff at Summit View of Lake City and to Amedisys Hospice for their loving care and support.

Visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Tilley officiating.

Interment is at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.

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

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


BILLY JOE MELTON
BILLY JOE MELTON

April 7, 2013

Billy Joe Melton, 73, Lake City, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Oct. 19, 1939.

He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and a retired coalminer.

Preceded in death by: Parents, Alvis and Litha Duncan Melton; children, Dolly Louise and William Leroy (Flip) Melton; grandchild, Dustin Ray Kennedy; sister, Della Seiber; brothers and sister-in-law, Leon and Mose and Bessie Melton.

Survivors: Wife of 51 Years, Anna Louise Isabell Melton; daughters and sons-in-law, Merilyn Melinda and husband Howard Fincher, Reba Joyce and husband Larry Barlow, Loretta Lynn and husband Billy Kennedy, Connie Marie Melton Stonecipher; raised as a son, Easker “Joe” Braden; grandchildren, Christopher (Hammer) and wife Amy Barlow, James (Rooster) Barlow, Joyce ( Sissy) Barlow, Hollie, David, and Dale Stonecipher; raised as grandsons, Cody “Monkey” Haynes, Dallas “DeeDee” Doll; great-grandsons, Kevin (Blue Boy) Barlow, Matthew (Jimmy Bob) Partin; brother and sister-in-law, J.C. and Lula Belle Melton; sisters and brother-in-law, Drucilla Harber, Carolyn and Raymond Conkins, Emma and Dewey Smith, Rostine and Jennings Graham; special cousin, Wanda Fay Patty; a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was from noon – 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gary Clark officiating.

Interment followed funeral service at the Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

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

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


AILENE WARD ADKINS
AILENE WARD ADKINS

April 6, 2013

Ailene Ward Adkins, 64, Heiskell, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at the North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell.

She was born April 26, 1948, in Anderson County to the late John D. and Rosa Ann Kennedy Marlow.

She was a member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church. She enjoyed working with flowers, gospel music, attending gospel singings, riding around, snow, and camping.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Carter.

Survivors: Husband, Steve Adkins of Heiskell; daughters, Cassie Burton of Clinton, Nicole Adkins of Dalton, Ga.; brother, Charlie Mac Marlow and Rebecca of Oliver Springs; sister, Wanda Sue Adkins of Maryville; granddaughter, Macy Danielle Miller; a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating.

Family and friends met at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment.

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

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


JOANNE DUKE THOMAS
JOANNE DUKE THOMAS

April 11, 2013

Joanne Duke Thomas passed away after a fall April 11, 2013.

She was married to Jesse Thomas, who preceded her in death.

They have two daughters, Kim Thomas and Jess Anne Cole.

She will also be missed by her son-in-law John Cole, and grandchildren Jessie Picarella, Joey Sparks, Johnie Drew and Jordan Thomas.

She had eight great grandchildren.

Her favorite Sunday activity was holding the newest baby She was born on Feb. 11, 1934, to Nelle and Oliver Duke.

She was the first of six children, Gene Duke, Danny Duke, Buddy Duke, Jerry Duke and Norma Justice.

She was very proud to have been an Anderson County School teacher at Claxton Elementary. She taught kindergarten for many years.

She loved being the first teacher in a child’s life and helping them discover reading.

She had a special strength for overcoming life’s challenges. She took care of her husband during a long illness and overcame personal health issues. She drew strength from her daily hour of Bible reading and devotion time, something she never missed.

She donated to many charities in order to help others overcome challenges.

Graveside services will be Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Virtue Cemetery in Farragut for family and friends. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. www.holleygamblefh.com


JULIA M. TRAMMELL
JULIA M. TRAMMELL

April 9, 2013

Julia M. Trammell, 82, Clinton, passed away Tuesday April 9, 2013 at Golden Living Center – Windwood, Clinton.

She was a long-time member of North Clinton Baptist Church where she loved attending and fellowshipping.

She loved attending the ladies prayer group as well as cooking for the church.

She also enjoyed gardening, going to the lake, and sewing.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, John and Mary Lyons; husband, Lewis Trammell; brother, Jerry Lyons; and granddaughter, April Hughes.

She is survived by: Sons, Tony Trammell and wife Jane of Clinton, and Michael Trammell and wife Sharon of Knoxville; sisters, Pearl Hammoc of Norris and Betty Moore of Oak Ridge; grandsons, Scott and Terry Hughes; as well as several nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Her family will receive her friends from noon – 2 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with her funeral service following at 2 p.m.

Her interment will follow her funeral at Sinking Springs Methodist Church cemetery in Clinton.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

Condolences can be made at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com


VIOLET WILLIAMS
VIOLET WILLIAMS

April 8, 2013

Violet Williams, 90, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was of the Baptist Faith, and enjoyed gardening, flowers, sewing, reading, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Charlie C. Brown and Eva (Smiddy) Brown; husband, Spencer Lee Williams; daughter, Jean Doris Braden; brothers, Ray Brown, and Buford Brown; sisters, Helen McMahan, and Irene Jones.

She is survived by: Sons, Danny Williams and wife Carlene of Chattanooga, Mark Williams and wife Barbara of Clinton, Billy Williams and wife Janice of Clinton; daughters, Wanda Williams of Lake City, Eva Jones and husband Terry of Clinton, Delores Foley and husband Mike of Clinton; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

He family received her friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Jones Mortuary with her funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Roger Nance and the Rev. Justin Phillips officiating.

Her interment was at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Circle Cemetery in Briceville.

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


BILLY GENE TONEY
BILLY GENE TONEY

April 9, 2013

Billy Gene Toney, 70, Knoxville, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.

He was born Nov. 1, 1942, in Knoxville.

He was a lifelong resident of this area.

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

Before his retirement he was employed as an over-the-road truck driver. He enjoyed outdoor activities including hunting and fishing.

He was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, Joseph Marion and Reba Norman Toney; and brother, Joseph Marion Toney, II.

He is survived by: Wife of 47 years, Linda Norton Toney of Knoxville; daughters, LeAne Hackney and husband Gene of Knoxville, Elaine Walker and husband John of Clinton; son, Eric Toney and wife Cathy of Clinton; grandchildren, Amanda Hackney Hill and husband Shane, Matthew Hackney, Alex, Andrew, Aaron, Anthony and Ayden Walker, Jake and Katie Anne Toney; and great-grandchild, Addison Grace Hill.

He is also survived by: Sisters, Shirley Hunter of Knoxville and Nancy Wallace of Smyrna, Ga.; several friends and extended family members.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. – noon Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church.

The funeral will follow at noon Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Wallace Memorial Baptist Church with Pastor Kent Williams officiating.

Complete military honors will follow the funeral at the church.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to Eric Toney, 321 Walnut Valley, Clinton, TN 37716.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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



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