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KELLIE LYNN MAIDEN
KELLIE LYNN MAIDEN

June 11, 2013

Kellie Lynn Maiden, 30, Lake City, passed away suddenly June 11, 2013 at her residence.

She loved her children.

She was compassionate and always was giving to others. She enjoyed music and reading.

She was preceded in death by: Father, Clyde Maiden; grandfather, E.B. Byrge; and grandmother, Edna Mae Hatmaker.

She is survived by: Mother, Judy Maiden of Lake City; sons, Nicholas Tyler Maiden, William Connor Miracle of Lake City; daughters, Cassandra Kay Maiden, Lillian Ellen Maiden, Shellby Bree Maiden, all of Lake City; brothers, Bryan Alexander Maiden, Joshua Maiden, Jacob Maiden, and Michael Byrge, all of Lake City; sister, Nicole Maiden of Andersonville.

She also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends.

Her family and friends will gather at 1 p.m. Saturday June 15, 2013, at Graves Gap Baptist Church Cemetery in Briceville for her graveside service with the Rev. Terry Braden officiating.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

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


PEGGY J. MURPHY
PEGGY J. MURPHY

June 1, 2013

Peggy J. Murphy, better known as “P.J,” 68, Clinton, passed away at her residence in Clinton on Saturday, June 1, 2013.

She was a highly respected deputy sheriff for 16 years at the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department and was the first female officer hired for the Clinton Police Department. She was an avid University of Tennessee football fan.

She was preceded in death by: Grandmother, Beatrice Pyle; father, Henry Wallace; brother, Frank Wallace; aunts, Katy Childs, Pauline Beeler, Dorothy Phillips, Margaret Hulsey; uncles, Claude Pyle, Roy Pyle.

She is survived by; Mother, Nola Wallace of Andersonville; daughters, Tracy Sadler of Alcoa, Stacy Sadler Combs of Claxton, Lyndsai Murphy Thomas and husband Albert of Clinton; grandchildren, Jonathan Taylor, Jordan Taylor, and Hannah Combs; aunt, Esta Stooksbury of Caryville; special friends, Becky Brown of Clinton, Linda Martin of Alcoa; special dogs, Chloe, Snoopy, Hank, and Bird Tee; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Her family held a memorial for her at noon Monday, June 10, 2013, at Lakeview Baptist Church, located on West Wolf Valley Rd. in Clinton.

Jones Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.

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


TOMMY HENSLEY
TOMMY HENSLEY

June 1, 2013

Pastor Tommy Hensley, 70, Oliver Springs, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 1, 2013, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

He was born Nov. 16, 1942, in Harriman.

He was a lifelong resident of this area.

He was a well known local pastor who loved the Lord, the Church and his brothers and sisters in Christ. He began his ministry at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Decatur, Tenn. Following his service at Walnut Grove, he was the pastor at Childs Memorial Baptist Church in Harriman, the Petros Baptist Church in Petros, the Kellytown Baptist Church in Oliver Springs and he was currently serving for the second time as the pastor of Childs Memorial Baptist Church in Harriman for the past 10 years.

While serving at Petros Baptist Church, he attended Carson Newman College and received a bachelor’s degree.

He loved outdoor activities, raising cattle, taking care of his farm and most importantly, spending time with his grandson, Houston.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorsey and Carrie Walls Hensley.

He is survived by: Wife of 50 years, Patricia Rather Hensley; daughters, Melissa “Lisa” Jordan and husband David and Susan Renee Hensley; grandson, Houston; brothers, James R. “Jimmy” Hensley and wife Linda of Harriman, Steve Hensley and wife Patti of Oak Ridge; sisters, Barbara White and husband Garner of College Park, Ga., Bess Alcorn and husband,Ray of Oliver Springs and Patsy Ervin and husband Doug of Hot Springs, Ark.

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

The family will receive friends from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Childs Memorial Baptist Church in Harriman.

The funeral will follow at 5 p.m. with Pastor Mason Goodman, Pastor Don Long and a special friend Dennis Smith officiating.

Burial and graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013, at New Fairview Cemetery in Oliver Springs.

Sharp Funeral Home is serving the Hensley family and a online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com


RAINEY LEE MARLOW JOBE
RAINEY LEE MARLOW JOBE

June 9, 2013

Rainey Lee Marlow Jobe, 70, Lake City passed away at her home Sunday, June 9, 2013.

She was born Dec. 28, 1942, in Lake City to the late Earnest and Callie Marlow.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She loved her flowers and her vegetable garden. She was a member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: Brothers, Jackie Marlow, and the Rev. Harvey Marlow; and sister, Mary Alice Yelencich.

Survivors: Husband of 53 years, Raymond “Junior” Jobe of Lake City; daughters, Karen and husband TJ Johnson of Lake City, Sandra and husband Kyle Goodman of Lake City, Shirley and husband Carl Ford of Lake City; son, Raymond Ray and wife Sandy Jobe of Lake City; sisters, Linda and husband Leroy Phillips of Lake City, Cindy and husband George Stansberry of Lake City, Faye Desantis and Rich of Clinton; brothers, Otis and wife Jean Marlow of North Carolina, the Rev. John Marlow and wife Becky of North Carolina, the Rev. Hubert Marlow and wife Mary of Clinton; grandchildren, Beronica Goodman, Hope Allen, Sierra Allen, Cale Johnson, Nathan Ford, Josh Goodman and Charlie Goodman; and a host of other family members and friends.

The family would like to extend a Special Thank You to Dr. Singh and the ACEMS Team.

Visitation was from 5 – 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Mac Marlow, and her brothers, John, Otis, and Hubert Marlow officiating.

Friends and family met at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Leach Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment.

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

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


JEFFREY CLINTON HAMMER
JEFFREY CLINTON HAMMER

June 6, 2013

Jeffrey Clinton Hammer, 65, Andersonville, passed away June 6, 2013, at his home.

He was a Mason at the Valley Lodge and a member of First Baptist Church in Andersonville. After graduating from Cumberland College he worked for TVA for one year and then became employed at Hammer’s Department Store, which was started approximately 60 years ago by his mother and father, Helen and Bernard Hammer.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming and spending time with his family and friends.

He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur B. Hammer Jr.

Survivors: Loving wife of 31 years: Billie Sue Hammer; mother, Helen M. Hammer; sons, Will Hammer and wife Whitney, Clay Hammer; sister, Margaret Calhoun and husband Don; granddaughter, Morgan Brooke Hammer; special uncle and aunts, Alvin Hammer, Bobby and Wanda Hammer, Earl Hammer, Fred and Vera Hammer, Helen and Herb Kern, John and Emily Hall; nephew, Kelly and Tanya Calhoun; children, Matthew and Harrison; special friends, Wayne Chaniott, Jim Jones, Tim George, Mike McGill, John and Renee Sharp, and Jimmy and Lana Brubaker; a host of other good friends.

The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. Stan Elliott officiating.

Graveside service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2014, at Andersonville Cemetery.

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


PEGGY JUSTICE GIBSON
PEGGY JUSTICE GIBSON

June 7, 2013

Peggy Justice Gibson, 66, Oliver Springs, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at her home.

She was born Jan. 21, 1947, in the New River Community of Anderson County.

She had lived in Oliver Springs since 1951.

She began her employment at the K-25 Federal Plant in October of 1975 and she continued working at K-25 until December 1981. She transferred to the Y-12 Plant in January of 1982 where she continued to work. She was very appreciative of the management and her co-workers at the Y-12 plant during her illness.

She enjoyed traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by: Former husband, James H. Gibson Jr.; father, Hugh Dean Justice; sisters, Juanita and Shirley Justice; and sister-in-law, Linda Justice.

She is survived by: Mother, Agnes Louise Justice; daughter, Stacie Bourff and husband Glenn; son, James Gibson III, all of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Madison Bourff, Kaylin Gibson, Kyleigh Lewallen and Zane Gibson.

She is also survived by: Sister, Debbie Justice of Oliver Springs; brothers, Kenneth Justice of Oliver Springs, Terry Justice and wife Lynn of Andersonville, and Jerry Justice and wife Monday of Oliver Springs; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends including Ken Holt of Nashville.

The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Matt Reed officiating.

Burial and graveside services was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

The family expresses their gratitude to Amedisys Hospice of Knoxville, and to the staff and nurses of Professional Case Management.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be made to the Oliver Springs Historical Society and or the Blair Fire Department.

Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


VALERIE SEIBER FREDERICK SEXTON
VALERIE SEIBER FREDERICK SEXTON

June 9, 2013

Valerie Seiber Frederick Sexton, 55, Oliver Springs, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home.

She was born Sept. 12, 1957, in Oak Ridge.

She was a lifelong resident of Oliver Springs.

She was preceded in death by: Daughter, Melissa Frederick; mother, Ethel Thelma Seiber, brother, Ronald J. Seiber; and step-brother, Doyle Nelson.

Before her disability she was employed at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge in the Environmental Services Department.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and she was a member of the Union Valley Baptist Church.

She is survived by: Husband, Roger Sexton of Oliver Springs; grandchildren, Destiny Hope Chamberlin of Sunbright, D. J. Carden, Jr of Oliver Springs and Andrea Renee Overton of Deer Lodge; father, Dennis Seiber of Oliver Springs; sisters, Roma Jean Shelton and husband John of Knoxville, Nancy Langley and husband Kerry of Oliver Springs, Gail Patterson and Marvin Brown of Oak Ridge and Barbara Seiber of Oliver Springs; brother, Bruce Seiber and wife Shell of Oliver Springs.

She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends including a special aunt, Louise Borum of Rockwood.

The family received friends from 6 – 7 p.m.Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Sharp Funeral Home.

Funeral services followed at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Wayne Morgan officiating.

Burial and graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.

Sharp Funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.

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


CLARENCE ‘C.C’ THOMPSON
CLARENCE ‘C.C’ THOMPSON

June 13, 2013

Clarence “C.C.”Thompson, 101, Lake City passed away at his daughter’s residence Thursday, June 13, 2013.

He was born on May 14, 1912, in Chattanooga, to the late Emitte R. and Cora Dolong Thompson.

He was a member of Main Street Baptist Church of Lake City. He enjoyed gardening, splitting wood, cutting other people’s yards, and spending time with his family, friends, and his grand babies.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Wife, Kate Thompson; two brothers; six sisters; son-in-law, Kamal Swad.

Survivors: Daughters, Rose James and husband Lyle of Michigan, Karolyn Swad of Michigan, Becky Berlin and husband Mark of Lake City; grandchildren, Cindy Youman, Clifford James, James Wm. James, Ollie Rose Kraft, Katie Crandell, Don Swad, Karolyn Loftis, Pat Berlin, Kip Berlin, and Jayson Berlin; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four living sisters; and a host of other family members and friends.

Visitation will be from 3 – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 at Main Street Baptist Church in Lake City with the Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral service Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.

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

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


MARTHA KATHERINE CARTER
MARTHA KATHERINE CARTER

June 7, 2013

Martha Katherine Carter, 48, Oak Ridge, passed away Friday, June 7, 2013, at her home.

She was born April 5, 1965, in Nashville.

She was a lifelong resident of Oak Ridge.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, and she was a member of the Faith Promise Church in Oak Ridge.

She enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing with her dogs, and spending time with family.

Before her disability she was employed by the Oak Ridge School System in food service.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Rosemary Patton Carter.

She is survived by: Father, Buford Carter of Knoxville; children, Kelly Nicole Lambert and husband Jordan of Oliver Springs, Holly Rose Boshears of Clinton, Latasha Carter of North Carolina, Dakota Carter of Oak Ridge, and Tristan Carter of Oak Ridge; and grandchildren, Colton, Connor and Anika.

She is also survived by: Brothers, Edwin Carter of Oak Ridge and Scott Carter of Morganton, N.C.; sister, Jama Griffith and husband Mark of Knoxville; nephews, Matt Kwiecien and Josh Griffith; niece, Katie Griffith; extended family members; and special friends including, Reggie and Rebecca and Lissa Roach.

A memorial service was held at 6 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Friendly Welcome Baptist Church.

Pastor Aaron Nance officiated.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to SunTrust Bank Oak Ridge, C/O Colton and Connor Lambert.

Sharp Funeral Home is serving the family of Martha Katherine Carter.


BUTCH WILSON
BUTCH WILSON

June 6, 2013

Butch Wilson, 55, Clinton, passed away at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge Thursday, June 6, 2013.

He was born on June 7, 1957, in Lake City to the late James (J.C.) and Mary Hill Wilson.

He was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church. He was employed at Carlisle Tire in Clinton for more than 30 years. He enjoyed hunting arrowheads, fishing, flower gardening, collecting his junk, playing with his granddaughters, and spending time with his family and friends whom he loved dearly.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Grandparents, Karo and Matt Hill; niece, Misti Stidham; brother-in-law, Michael Brown; father-in-law, Bill Bumgardner; and his special friend and brother-in-law, Ronnie Gross.

Survivors: Wife Brenda Wilson of Clinton; sons, Nathaniel Wilson and wife Christie of Niota, Dustin Jennings (D.J.) Wilson of Clinton; grandchildren, Sierra Wilson Niota, Sydnee Bovard Wilson Niota; brothers, Jim Wilson and wife Diana of Corryton, Tommy Wilson and wife Carla of Lake City, John Wilson and wife Kristine of North Carolina; sister, Mona Poore of Lake City; mother-in-law, Sue Bumgardner of Lake City; sister-in-law, Teresa Gross of Lake City; brothers-in-law, Brian Brown and wife Sandra of Lake City, David Poore of Lake City; and a host of other family members and friends.

Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City.

Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 9, 2013, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Mac Marlow, the Rev. Brian Brown, and the Rev. Jimmy Ault officiating.

Friends and family met at 10:15 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment.

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

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


ALEX ELMER TURPIN
ALEX ELMER TURPIN

June 10, 2013

Alex Elmer Turpin, 87, Clinton, passed away June 10, 2013, at his home.

He was a longtime member of Bethel Baptist Church. He was a proud U.S. Army veteran and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of the Valley Masonic Lodge of Andersonville. He retired from the Forestry Division of TVA after 37 years. He loved working on his farm and looked forward to planting his garden each year.

Preceded in death by: Wife, Alverta Hicks Turpin; parents, Hester and Margaret Freels Turpin; brother, Edgar Turpin; sisters, Dessie, Edna, Mildred and Mae; son-in-law, Bob Martin.

Survivors: Sons, Eddie “Red” Turpin and wife Kathy, Steve Turpin and wife Peggy; daughters, Diane Martin, Sarah Jane Stooksbury and husband Duane; grandchildren, Rob, Danny and Farrah, Dustin, Kayla, Alex, Ted and Michelle, Sherry and Lee, Tammy and Chris, and Kenny and Denise; 19 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and wives, Kenneth Hicks and wife Juanita, Tommy Hicks and fiancée Cindy; sister-in-law and husband, Sue Brown and husband Dwight; special caregiver, Sonya Laborde; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

The family received friends from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.

Funeral service followed with the Rev. J.C. Newman officiating.

Graveside service with full military honors at 11 a.m. Friday, June 14, 2013, at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Darrell Taylor officiating.

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


WENDELL THORNTON
WENDELL THORNTON

June 10, 2013

Wendell Ray Thornton, 46, Heiskell, passed away Monday, June 10, 2013 at Tennova- North Knoxville Medical Center.

He loved spending most of his time with his nieces and nephews, to whom he was better known as Uncle “Doo-Da.”

He will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by: Parents, William Riley and Dollie Rose Thornton; sister Mable Ruth Thornton.

He is survived by: Son, Daniel Thornton of Oak Ridge; daughters, Amber Lawson of Oak Ridge, and Crystal Thornton of Clinton; brothers, Bill Thornton of Winter Haven, Fla., Larry and Tina Thornton of Briceville, Ben and Carolyn Thornton of Frost Bottom, Gary and Brenda Thornton of Heiskell; grandchildren, Christian and Hunter; special Friends, Rose Ann Brown of Lake City, and Ronnie Smiddy of Lake City.

His family received his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, with his memorial service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with the Rev. Larry Thornton and the Rev. Robby Owens officiating.

His interment will be at the Graves Gap Baptist Church in Briceville.

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



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