Georgia R. Trent
MOUNT CARMEL -- Mrs. Georgia Ruth Trent, age 75, Mount Carmel, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001, at the Church Hill Health Care Center following an extended illness.
She was a life-long resident of Hawkins County and was a member of the Belmont Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Virginia Burton Minor; and a granddaughter, Tina Trent.
She is survived by her husband, Ellis Trent of the home; a daughter and son-in-law, Brenda B. and Sam Nunley, Church Hill; a son and daughter-in-law, Gerald Ellis and Loretta Trent, Kingsport; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Reed Minor, Kingsport; three sisters, Louise Davis, Rogersville, Emma Price, Knoxville, and Shirley Warner, Rogersville; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the Johnson Funeral Home, Church Hill, and any time at the residence.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2001, at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Adams and Bro. Paul Gallion officiating.
Entombment services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at the Church Hill Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Belmont Baptist Church Building Fund.
Mayme C. Alvis
ROGERSVILLE -- Mayme C. Alvis, age 94, Rogersville, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, following a brief illness.
She was a member of Hickory Cove Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, G.D. Alvis; parents, Will and Parlee Jessie Minor; a son, Walter Alvis; a daughter, Phyllis Allen; two sons-in-law, Herbert Allen Jr. and John Epps; two brothers, Arthur Minor and Adam Minor; and a sister, Eva Klepper.
She is survived by two daughters, Maxine Epps, and Nell Fama and husband Roy, all of Ashland, VA; two sons, Daryl Alvis and wife Darla, Rogersville, and Rudy Alvis and wife Patty, Surgoinsville; a daughter-in-law, Lorene Alvis, Morristown; four granddaughters, Karen Sue Trent, Debbie Vass, Leigh Ann Alvis, and Haylee Alvis; a step-granddaughter, Carrie Smith; four grandsons, H.J. Allen, Michael Allen, Tony Epps and Victor Alvis; a step-grandson, Marc Luster; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville, or any time at the home of Daryl Alvis, Rogersville, or Rudy Alvis, Surgoinsville.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Basil Jones officiating. Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001, at Hawkins County Memorial Gardens.
John R. Gouge
ROGERSVILLE -- John Robert Gouge, age 70, Rogersville, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at the Wellmont Hawkins County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Rogersville, and was retired from BellSouth after 40 years of service. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was active with the Kiwanis and was on the board of directors for the Rogersville Water Commission.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Maude Foster Gouge; and two brothers, J.C. Gouge and Harry Gouge.
He is survived by his wife Eleanor Gouge of the home; a brother, James Gouge and wife Rita, Morristown; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2001, in the funeral home chapel with Revs. Floyd Ward and Bill Brown officiating. Graveside services will beheld 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001, at McKinney Cemetery.
Jimmy B. Gilchrist
MANHATTAN, NY -- Jimmy Bruce Gilchrist, age 50, Manhattan, NY, late of Nashville, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, in Nashville following a brief illness.
Before leaving Rogersville he has been a member of Hasson Street Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Constance Baylor; a brother, Tyrone Baylor; and grandmother, Sarah N. Jones.
He is survived by his sister, Benita Isom, McAllen, TX; a niece, Mrs. Leslie Blevins, Morristown; a niece and nephew, Calen and Andrea Blevins, Morristown; an aunt, Catherine S. Snapp, Rogersville; and several cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends 6 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, at Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville. Memorial services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Terrance Schofield officiating. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at Mitchell Crest Cemetery.
Johnathan K. Roberts
MOHAWK -- Johnathan Kyle Roberts, 16-days old, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, in East Tennessee Childrenís Hospital in Knoxville.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Carson "Bud" Parrott; great-grandfather, Bill Gray; and cousin, Kara Shae Brooks.
He is survived by his parents, Johnny and Rose Ann Roberts, Mohawk; two sisters, Chelsae Parrott and Samantha Roberts of the home; paternal grandparents, Paul Roberts, Rogersville, Wayne and Joyce Lawson, Russellville; maternal grandmother, Shirley Parrott, Rogersville; great-grandparents, Margaret Lawson and Joe Lawson, Rogersville, and Pauline Gray, Bulls Gap; uncles and aunts, Doug Roberts, Russellville, Doug and Karen Manis, Mohawk, Jeff Young and Melissa Parrott, Mooresburg, and Tammy Roberts, Bulls Gap; and many cousins and special friends.
The family will receive friends 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Wilson Funeral Home, Bulls Gap, with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. George McCoy officiating. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at Tieke Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doug Roberts and Tommy Brooks.
Lewis J. Wilson Sr.
EIDSON -- Lewis John (L.J.) Wilson, Sr., age 61, Eidson, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home following an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 3, 1939 in Lee County, VA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Doney E. (Ruehoma) Wilson; three brothers, Johnny, Rubin and Ronald Wilson; four sisters, Barbara, Pauline, Jeanette Wilson, and Geneva Bowman.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Wilson, Sneedville; two sons, Lewis John Wilson Jr., Hanover, PA, and George Augustus, Baltimore, MD; three daughters, Wanda Mae Long of Ohio, Marie Elizabeth Ianuzzi, Baltimore, and Tammy Sue Butkus, Baltimore; two sisters, Bertha mae (Kitty) Shugars, Rogersville, and Elizabeth Collins, Ellicott City, MD; five brothers, Ray Wilson, Sykesville, MD, Ralph Wilson, Rogersville, Leroy Wilson, Eidson, Samuel Wilson, Woodlawn, MD, and William Hamp Wilson of West Virginia; 15 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a long-time friend and companion, Gloria Collins.
Calling hours will be noon - 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at the Robinette Funeral Home, Blackwater, VA. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Cassidy officiating. Burial will follow in the Willis Cemetery, Blackwater, VA.
ROGERSVILLE -- Baby Goins, infant child of Kimberly Barger and Raymond Goins, Rogersville, went to be with Jesus Monday, Jan. 15, 2001, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.
In addition to the parents, surviving are two sisters, Ashley Barger and Heather Goins, both of the home; a brother, Daniel Barger of the home; maternal grandparents, Michael and Pamela Barger, Kingsport, Shirley Barger, Rogersville; paternal grandmother, Martha Lawson, Rogersville; great-grandmother, Dovie Shanks, Church Hill.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at East Lawn Memorial Park with Rev. Rye Fleenor officiating.
Arrangements are under direction of East Lawn Funeral Home.
M. C. Barner
ROGERSVILLE -- M.C. Barner, age 62, Rogersville, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport, following a brief illness.
He attended Hughes Memorial Church, and was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgia Lawson Barner; father, Charlie Barner; and brother, Hallie Barner.
He is survived by a daughter, Robin Suzanne Barner, Rogersville; three brothers, Elmo Barner and Lincoln Barner, both of Rogersville, and Harold Barner, Church Hill; three sisters, Lois Slater, Louella Alvis and Jean Alvis, all of Rogersville; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends any time at his motherís homeplace on Burton Road (on the bypass next to the Ford Tractor Co.) and from 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2001, at Colboch-Price Funeral Home.
Funeral services will follow 8 p.m. with Revs. Robert Weems and Jerry Manis officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Adam Gederberg and Travis Barner, and active pallbearers will be family and friends.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at the Alvis Cemetery on Cave Spring Road.