LOGAN, FREELIN E., JR., age 53, of 190 Logan’s Lane, Whitesburg, TN., went to be with the Lord, Monday, November 23, 1998, following a brief illness. Born in Providence, R.I., to Eleanor Scoefield Logan Bragwell, Tuscumbia, AL., and the late Freelin E. Logan Sr., the family moved to Jackson, TN., during Mr. Logan’s early childhood. Mr. Logan settled in East Tennessee in 1994. He was a U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran of the Vietnam War; a member of Guthries Gap Primitive Baptist Church; an electrician for the TVA. To those who knew and loved him he had a kind and giving heart. In addition to his mother, survivors include his loving wife, Dottie Smith Logan of the home; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Linda Logan, Jackson, TN.; daughters and sons-in-law, Amanda and Michael Yarborough, Jackson, TN., Nancy McCord, Jackson, TN., Kim and Brian Hurst, Knoxville, Tonda and Mike Slusarski, Mays Landing, N.J., Christy and Shane Cook, Greeneville; sister and brother-in-law, Cindy and Barry Maxwell, Jackson; grandchildren, Caroline Yarborough, Haley Logan, Jacob, Colby and Elijah McCord, Jared Slusarski, Gabrielle Slusarski, Quinton Cook, Zachary Hurst, Benjamin Logan Hurst. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Guthries Gap Primitive Baptist Church, Bulls Gap. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Guthries Gap Primitive Baptist Church, Bulls Gap with Elder Fred Gilreath and Kurt Gray officiating. Following the funeral service military graveside honors will be conducted by the Morristown VFW Post at Hamblen Memory Gardens, Morristown, TN. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. East Lawn Funeral Home and Berry Morticians are serving the Logan Family.
GRAY, EULA LEE, age 78, formerly of Powell, Tenn., passed away Monday afternoon at the Claiborne County Hospital. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. Tuesday to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Coffey Funeral Home, Tazewell. Graveside service 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Yoakum Cemetery in Speedwell. Coffey Funeral Home in charge.
MOSS, MRS. EDNA WOODY, age 85, of Beth-Carr Road, White Pine, passed away early Monday morning, Nov. 23, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Widow of the late Frank Dorman Moss. Daughter of the late James and Annis Woody. Member of Leadvale Baptist Church of White Pine. Survived by daughter, Wanda Hammond of White Pine; sons, Dorman Moss of Whitesburg, George Moss of Nashville, and Eric Moss of White Pine; grandchildren, Bruce and Melissa Moss; great-granddaughter, Meghan Haugen; sister, Mary Phillips and a brother, George Woody, both of Newport; several other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1998 at Leadvale Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. W.A. Galyon officiating. Interment in Swannsylvania Baptist Church Cemetery. The body will be moved to the church to lie in state one hour before services. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Farrar Funeral Home of White Pine, in charge of arrangements.
PECK, OPHELIA, age 84, Jefferson City, passed away 11:15 p.m. Sunday , November 22, 1998 at her residence after a lingering illness. Member of Martha Davis Baptist Church. Member of Jefferson County Craft Association. Member of Piedmont Family and Community Education Club; Retired Dental Assistant from Dr. Hinton and Dr. Clear’s office with more than 40 years of service. Member of Jefferson City Senior Citizens. Member of First Methodist Church Keenagers. Survived by husband of 65 years, Eugene E. (Tobe) Peck; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara P. and James E. Dean of Jefferson City; son, Joseph Michael Peck of Cleveland, OH.; son and daughter-in-law, Stephen C. and Arlene B. Peck of Jefferson City; granddaughters, Michella M. Peck of N.Y., Ophelia Peck Dean of Ala., Carolyn Arlene Peck of IN.; grandsons and wives, Mark Edward Dean and Paula Bacon of TX., Stephen Clark II, and Julie Schieffelin Peck of GA., and Michael Eugene Peck of PA.; great-granddaughter, Sarah Livingston Peck of GA.; devoted sister-in-law, Florence E. Treece of Jefferson City; niece, and husband, Margaret and Clinton Gulley Sr., of Fl.; nephew, John R. Treece of Jefferson City; great-niece, Candice Gulley of Florida; great-nephew, and wife, Clinton Gulley II and Melissa Fields of Florida; great-great-nephew, Clinton Gulley III, all of Florida; host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, November 25, 1998, from the Farrar Funeral Chapel in Jefferson City, with Reverend Nathaniel Wilson and Reverend F.O. Cole officiating. Family and friends will gather at 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning, at Farrar Funeral Home and proceed to Westview Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. graveside interment service. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 p.m. prior to funeral services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Association, in care of Susan Howell, 2356 Ravenridge Trail, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 37760. Arrangements intrusted to Farrar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760. Phone (423) 475-3892.
PERRY, RUBY LOUISE CRUMPLEY, age 72, of Rt. 1, Rutledge, TN., 37861, passed away November 22, 1998 at her home. She was a member of Joppa Methodist Church. Ms. Perry was retired from Standard Knitting Mill of Knoxville after 37 yrs. of service. She was preceded in death by Eugene Perry; parents, Robert and Pearl Crumpley; brother, Mirrell Crumpley. Survived by sons and wives, Donnie E. and Ann Perry of Blaine, Gail T. and Margaret Perry of Rutledge; brother and sister-in-law, Shirrell and Judy Crumpley; grandchildren, Bridget N. Perry, Heidi and Tony Whaley, Bucky Perry. Jana Rines and Jody Rines; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. at the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hollis Dunsmore and Rev. Ronnie Maness officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Grainger Memorial Gardens. Smith Funeral Home in Rutledge is in charge of arrangements
COLLINS, LEON DORIS, age 67, of 101 Arrowhead Drive, Rogersville, died Monday morning, November 23, 1998 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, in Kingsport, following an extended illness. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Collins was retired from Eastman Chemical Company, and a member of East Rogersville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Beatrice Davis Collins. Survivors include his wife, Joyce McBride Collins, of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and David Cochran of Greeneville; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald and Mary Jane Collins of Rogersville, Walter C. and June Collins of Blountville; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, John and Wilma McBride of Rogersville, and Bobby and Margaret McBride of Morristown, nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 1998 at Broome Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted 8:00 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Grady Byrd, Rev. John R. Parrott Jr., and Rev. Basil Jones officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, 1998 at the Courtney Cemetery. Broome Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
HURST, LAURA CHRISTINE HUBBARD BRYANT, of Bean Station, TN., passed away November 24, 1998 at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. She was a member of Rocky Summitt Baptist Church of Bean Station. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Dan and Anna Poore and Bill and Ona Hubbard; parents, Jim and Minnie Poore Hubbard; brothers, Raymond Hubbard, Marion Hubbard, James Roy Hubbard; late husband of 37 years, Grover Paul Bryant; daughter, Melinda Sue Bryant; grandson, Christopher Paul Bryant; step-great-grandson, Tyler Scott Davis; stepson, Roger Hurst; son-in-law, Jimmy Owens. She is survived by husband, Charles Hurst; sons and daughters-in-law, David (Betty) Bryant, Danny (Piney) Bryant, Mike (Kathy) Bryant, Marvin (Joan) Bryant; daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn Owens, Trish (John) Inman, Beverly (Doyal) Shelton, Emily (David) Shelton; grandchildren, Lori, Sharon and Karen Owens, Michael Schubert, Nikki Bryant, Krystal Turner, Chrissy, Doyal Jr., and Robert Shelton, Melissa Bryant, Natasha and Tiffany Bryant, Brittany Bryant; step-grandchildren, April Davis, Tim Freeman, Steve and Shonda Carpenter, Brandi, Shasta and Lyndsey Russell, Mary Toder and Frances Bryant of Texas; great-grandsons, Stacy and Casey Turner; step-great-grandchildren, Austin and Dakota Davis; brothers, William “Buddie” Hubbard, Glenn Hubbard and Wayne Hubbard of Gas City, IN.; sisters, Mrs. Ruby (Jack) Hopkins of Marion, IN., Mrs. Mary (Calvin) Bryant; three step-children, Ronald Hurst, Regina Lipe, Rhonda Horton; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews; step-great-grandchildren; special family friends, Mark Snowden, Marty White, Amy Penland, Steve Johnston, Chuck Schubert, as well as a host of friends and other relatives. Funeral services 2:00 p.m. Friday at Stubblefield Funeral Home with Rev. David Rutherford and Rev. Mark Burford officiating. Interment in Rocky Summitt Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. Stubblefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
NOE, HORACE WILBUR, born February 14, 1915, son of Horace R. and Jenny Noe, passed away November 23, 1998. Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty F. Noe; grandson, Jeffrey Thompson; sisters, Doris Noe and Bobbie Mefford and brother, Clarence N. Noe and nephew, David Noe. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Norman and Diane Noe of Memphis; daughter, Donna Noe Thompson of Morristown; grandchildren, Beth and Jerry Adam and Claudia Noe of Memphis, Wendy Thompson of Atlanta, Julie Thompson of Knoxville, Paul Noe of Nashville; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Taylor of Dandridge, Mary Alice Noe of Morristown, Billie Goforth of Valrico, Fla.; sister-in-law, Mary G. Noe of Morristown; brother-in-law, Edward Mefford of Morristown. Several nieces and nephews. Mr. Noe was a member of First Baptist Church, where he enjoyed singing in the choir and his Sunday School Class. He was a member of Kiwanis Club; was County Tax Assessor of Hamblen County and was retired from Morristown Federal Savings and Loan. Services will be 3:00 p.m. Wednesday at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Allen Jewett officiating. Interment will be in Noe’s Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Mayes Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
VAUGHN, MADGE, age 72, of Morristown, passed away November 25, 1998 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Mayes Mortuary.
NAPIER, ISRAEL, of Bulls Gap, born June 15, 1927 in Hazard, Ky., passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 1998 at his residence. He was a retired plumber. Family will receive friends Wednesday, Nov. 25 and Thursday, Nov. 26 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be Friday, 2:00 p.m. at Wilson Chapel. Interment at Willoughby Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home, Bulls Gap in charge.
RUTLEDGE, ELMER, age 74, of Morristown, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 23, 1998 at Life Care Center. He was a long time resident of Burlington, Fountain City and Halls Communities in Knoxville. Mr. Rutledge owned and operated Fountain City Gulf Service Station in Fountain City for many years and was a driver for Rental Uniform Service, also served with the U.S. Marine Corp. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown and a former member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Sara Elizabeth Rutledge and a sister, Kathleen McCampbell. Survivors include his wife, Mary Glass Rutledge; daughter and son-in-law, Susan Rutledge Seals and J.C. Seals; grandson, Barrett Seals, of Morristown; sister, Noralee Payne of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Thursday, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. William Burton officiating. Family and friends will meet at Cedar Grove Cemetery at Alpha, Friday at 11:00 a.m. for a graveside service. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service. Memorial donations may be made to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering or to the Food Pantry at Montvue Baptist Church or Calvary Baptist Church. Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
WILKERSON, BILLY, age 59, of Talbott, passed away, Wednesday, November 25, 1998, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Arrangements to be announced later by Westside Chapel Funeral Home.