Alice E. Gardener
ROGERSVILLE -- Alice Everhart Gardener, age 77, Rogersville, died Tuesday, May 23, 2000, at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
She was a member of Henards Chapel Baptist Church. She was retired from International Printing Pressman and Assistant Union of North America.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Earl Gardner; parents, David Robert and Flocie Smith Everhart; and a brother, Thurman Everhart.
She is survived by a daughter, Kathleen Melvenia Messimer, Roanoke, VA; grandchildren, Martisha Graham and husband Steve, Blacksburg, VA, Lee messimer and wife Kelly, Charlottesville, VA, and Jonathan Messimer and wife April, Salem, VA; great-grandchildren, Courtney and Mackenzie Graham, Blacksburg, VA, Laura Lee, Molly and John Messimer, Charlottesville, VA; a brothers and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Joyce Everhart, Church Hill; sister-in-law, Myrtle Everhart, Bristol; four nephews; and two special caregivers, Janey Davis and Muzetta Gladson.
Calling hours will be 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2000, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Richard Cassidy officiating. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Highland Cemetery.
James E. Daugherty, Sr.
ROGERSVILLE -- James E. "Buddy" Daugherty, Sr., age 65, Rogersville, died Wednesday, May 24, 2000, at his residence following a brief illness.
He was retired from the U.S. Army, having served in Korea and Vietnam and was also retired from TRW.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine E. Daugherty; father, Clarence R. Daugherty; sister, Helen Chess; and brother, Wayne Little.
He is survived by a son, James E. Daugherty Jr., Rogersville; three daughters, Mrs/.. Michael (Patricia) Coker, Mrs. Mike (Kathleen) Barnes, and Yvonne Daugherty, all of Rogersville; six grandchildren, Elizabeth Block, Mike Barnes, Meghan Rimer, Bryan Block, Kristy Barnes, and Kelli Rimer; mother, Reta Garst, Church Hill; step-mother, Haley Daugherty; two brothers, Ralph Daugherty and Clayton Daugherty; six sisters, Betty McWhirter, Lou Cade, Sandra Manis, Tenna Reeves, Donna Davis and Jane Skelton; several nieces and nephew; and a special friend, Mary Little, Kingsport.
Hawkins County Color Guard will conduct military honors 2 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2000, at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens. Rev. Johnny Carr will officiate at the graveside service.
Arrangements are under direction of Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Harold D. Raney
BEAN STATION -- Harold Dean Raney, age 61, Bean Station, formerly of Johnson City, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at his residence following an extended illness.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Shelia) Jarnagin of the home; two sons, Jerry Dean Raney and Joe Anderson Raney, both of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, William Richardson, Jason Richardson, April Raney, Tiffany Raney and Curtis Raney; two brothers, Bobby Raney and Ricky Raney; two sisters, Betty Raney and Vickie Raney; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Margaret J. Horton
ROGERSVILLE -- Margaret Joyce Horton, age 68, Rogersville, died Thursday, May 25, 2000, at Greystone Health Care Center following a long illness.
She was a member of Howe’s Chapel Baptist Church and was a former member of the Hawkins County Crewettes.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harvey Davis.
She is survived by her husband, Billy L. Horton of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie L. and Sheila Horton, and Mark D. and Michelle Horton, all of Rogersville; a granddaughter, Lindsey Horton, Rogersville; and mother, Randy Hamblen Davis.
Calling hours are 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2000, at Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Highland Cemetery with Rev. Ray Mullins officiating.
Dorothy D. Bowlin
MOORESBURG -- Dorothy Dickenson Bowlin, age 74, Mooresburg, died Monday, May 29, 2000.
She was preceded in death by a son, Conley Holcomb; parents, Carl and Sally Dickenson; sisters, Marie Holcomb, Myrtle Gray and Joan Smith; a brother, Jay Dickenson; and a grandson, Raleigh Wayne English.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Bates of Virginia, Diane English, Mooresburg; two sons, Marvin Holcomb and David Holcomb of Maryland; grandchildren, Richie and Lisa English, Scottie, Carolyn and Amanda Holcomb, and Eric Holcomb; three sisters, Grace Clarkston of Virginia, Mable Rowe of Indiana, and Margaret Butler, Morristown; two brothers, Jim Dickenson of South Carolina and John Dickenson of Indiana; and a special friend, Louise Minor of Maryland.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2000, at the Mooresburg Chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Buell officiating. Interment will follow in Hamblen Memory Garden.
The family will receive friends 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Stubblefield Funeral Home, Mooresburg.
Charles Q. Stapleton
CHURCH HILL -- Charles Quenton Stapleton, age 75, Church Hill, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center following an extended illness.
He was a life-long resident of Hawkins County, having lived in Church Hill since 1958. Re retired from the AFG Industries Inc. and was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of Church Hill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mack and Diahna Fain Stapleton; a sister, Earnestine Barrett; and two brothers, Seldon Stapleton and Bill Stapleton.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Elsie Stapleton of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Bobby (Kathy) Larkins, Mt. Carmel, and Mrs. Gary (Doris) Rutledge, Seymore; grandchildren, Josh and Hayley Rutledge and Sarah, Lindsey and Katie Larkins; a great-grandchild, Callie Rutledge; a brother, Kelly Stapleton, Kingsport; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at the First Freewill Baptist Church, Church Hill, and any time at the residence.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at the First Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Bud Beverly officiating.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at the Church Hill Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Dick Wallace, Donald Dobbs, Bobby Greene, Tommy Cox, Carlos Tate and Gale Rutledge.
Memorials may be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church Building fund or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are under direction of Johnson Funeral Home, Church Hill.
Lillian S. Vaughn
SURGOINSVILLE -- Lillian Stanley Vaughn, age 75, Surgoinsville, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at her home following an extended illness.
She was a member of Surgoinsville First Freewill Baptist Church and was Sunday School teacher for the children up until her illness. She was a loving wife, the best mom in the world, precious grandmother and a devoted Christian.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Crety McCoy Stanley; sisters, Elsie Stanley, Bertha Stiltner, Draxie Stanley and Vernie Duty; and a brother, Chester Stanley.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, George W. Vaughn Jr. of the home; three daughters, Linda Anderson, Mrs. Jerry (Anna) Lawson and Mrs. Gary (Romelda) Lawson, all of Surgoinsville; five grandchildren, Wanda Carol Anderson, Jeremiah Lawson, Chris Lawson, Jennifer Lawson, and Brenda Lawson, all of Surgoinsville; a future great-grandson; a sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Harold Peeks, Boones Creek; two sisters-in-law, Marthie Ritchie, Coeburn, VA, and Mary Lena Barton, Church Hill; a brother-in-law, Fred Vaughn, Pocomoke, MD; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Judy, Tim and Beth Blizzard; and a host of other friends.
Calling hours are 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, 2000, at Surgoinsville First Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Jessie Hartgrove officiating. Interment will follow in Church Hill Memory Gardens.
Ernest F. White
WHITESBURG -- Ernest Frank White, age 89, Whitesburg, died Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Laughlin Memorial Hospital, Greeneville.
He was of the Baptist faith. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran, and a charter member of the Bulls Gap Volunteer Fire Department with over 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Dolly White; a sister, Mrs. John (Grace) Taylor; and brothers, Ross, George, Bill and Hugh White.
He is survived by his wife, Livia Laster White; daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Shirley) Ray and Mrs. Gary (Winnie) Horton, Whitesburg; a son, Bobby L. and wife Jane White, Rogersville; sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Flora) Hoard, Rogersville, Mrs. Earl (Effie) Brotherton, Kingsport; a brother, Earl White, Crossville; a granddaughter, six grandsons, three great-granddaughters; and a great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 28, 2000, at Allen Funeral Home with the Revs. Charles Day and Richard Long officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2000, at McCullough-Tieke Cemetery, Bulls Gap.
The family will receive friends 6 - 8 p.m. Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.