COFER, JEFFERY, 35, Jefferson City, son of Carol and Chuck Puckett, passed away Thursday, April 15, 1999 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.
COWAN, EDITH, 82, of Morristown, passed away Friday, April 16, 1999 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System. Funeral arrangements to be announced later by Westside Chapel Funeral Home.
EATON, MR. JACK, 63, of Alpharetta, died Sunday, March 28, 1999. Mr. Eaton was the former owner/president of Southern Exposure. He is survived by his wife, Glenda Eaton of Alpharetta; children, Tim Eaton of Longview, Texas, Cindy Davis of Suwanee; Lisa McElhiney of Wichita, Kansas, Jane Boeschenstein of Zionsville, Ind.; eight grandchildren; sister, Jane Hermansen of Bethesda, Md. A funeral mass was held on Wednesday, March 31, 1999 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Father John Anderson served as celebrant. Rosary was held at Roswell Funeral Home.
GARDNER, DOCK SHULER of Yellow Springs Road, Midway, Tenn., passed away April 16, 1999 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System in Morristown, Tenn. He was born May 5, 1911 in Van Hill in Hawkins Co., Tenn. He was a retired grader operator for Greene County Road Department, he also served as a Squire in the Greene County Quarterly Court. He was a member of Mosheim Lodge 463 F&AM as well as Mosheim Fellowship Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Edgar Gardner; and mother, Mary Burns Gardner Lowe; and loving wife, Flora Beatrice Ailshie Gardner; and one infant son; a sister, Mildred Kesterson; and a brother, Carmel Lowe. He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Shirley of Mosheim; Charles and Margaret of Morristown; J.L. and Pat of Parrotsville; Jerry and Linda of Midway; a daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Randy Purcell of Bristol, eight grandchildren and six-great grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers, George, Orbin, and Junior Lowe; and sisters, Lucille Kirk and Marie Brannon; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday, April 17 with services to follow at Mosheim Funeral Home. The Rev. Donnie Bible and Rev. Gene Stills will officiate. Graveside services at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 18 at Bible’s Chapel Cemetery. Mosheim Chapel of Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
HERNDON, WILLARD, 83, of Rutledge, passed away Thursday, April 15, 1999 at Lakeway Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.
MOUNTS, EVA WAVOLENE, 73, of Rutledge, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 1999 at Community Health Partners Hospital in Lorain, Ohio. She was a member of the Church of Nazarene where she was active in the missionary society of the church and taught Sunday School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Grace Styers; and a brother, Dick Styers. Survivors include her husband, Dewey, to whom she was married 48 years; son, Dale Truit of Vermilion, Ohio; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Chalmer Styers of Newark, Ohio; and Rev. Bob Styers of Circleville, Ohio; and a sister, Ernestine Stoffer of Toledo, Ohio. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday at Westside Chapel with Rev. Scott Leadford officiating. Interment to follow in the German Creek Cemetery in Bean Station. The family will receive friends 7 p.m. until 9 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home. Westside Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
NEWMAN, RALPH HAROLD, 67, Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 1999 at St. Mary’s Medical Center after an extended illness. He retired as a skill tradesman from General Motors after 32 years of service. He was the owner and operator of Ralph’s Lawn and Garden in New Market for several years. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Ralph was the son of the late George and Bea Dennison Newman and brother of the late Howard, Sam, and Roy Newman. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Reese Newman, and daughter, Linda Newman Brooks, both of Jefferson City; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Cindy Newman, Rick and Gail Newman and Steve Newman all of Defiance, Ohio; grandchildren, Traci and Terry Odom, Jody, Denny, Jenny, Lindsay, Lance, Brent, Brandon and Ashley Newman; a great-grandchild, Jenna Quarles; a sister, Blanche Cockrum of Jefferson City; a brother; Bill Newman of Huntington, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service is 8 p.m., Friday at Fielden Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dennis Caldwell officiating. Family and friends will meet 10 a.m., Saturday at the funeral home to proceed to Jefferson Memorial Garden for an 11 a.m. interment. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Friday prior to services at Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.
NICHOLS, MS. ANNIE LAURIE BEWELY, West Outer Drive, Morristown, passed away Thursday, April 15, 1999. She was a school teacher in the Morristown school system for a number of years. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Dockery Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
LOUDY, VIRGINIA, 74, of Cherokee Drive, Morristown, passed away Wednesday morning as the result of a fire in her home. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Everyone will remember her a devout Christian and one who put her church and others first. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Ruth Loudy and numerous aunts and uncles. Survivors include: sisters and brothers-in-law, June and Joe Poe, Clada and Paul Riley of Greene Co.; brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Joy Loudy of Morristown; uncle and aunt, Paul and Mamie Tomlison of Whitesburg; one niece, seven nephews, and several cousins. Funeral services will be 8 p.m., Friday, April 16, 1999 at Mayes Mortuary with Rev. Sid Nichols officiating. Graveside services will be at 10 am., Saturday at Creech’s Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday evening prior to the services at the mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
READ, NINA RUTH passed away Thursday morning, April 15, 1999 at her home. Mrs. Read was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church and Methodist Hill Garden Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Read. Surviving are her daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Bob Pollock and Helen and Steve Warsmith; two grandchildren, Stephanie and Frank Warsmith; sister Hazel Hickey; brother, Glenn Hickey; sister-in-law, Ellen Hickey and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., April 17, 1999 in Stetzer’s Morristown Chapel with the Rev. Doug Smith officiating. Burial will be in Bethesda Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Stetzer’s in Morristown. Friends may express sympathy through memorial donations to the First United Methodist Church of Morristown. Stetzer’s Funeral Home, Morristown is in charge of arrangements.
CARMICHAEL, FRED E. (SARGE), age 52, of 2322 Quillen Drive Morristown was called home to be with the Lord Friday at Lakeway Regional Hospital in Morristown. He served in the United States Air Force and retired with honors from the Air National Guard. He also served in Desert Storm. He was employed at Lenzing Fibers in Morristown. He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Claudia Carmichael. He is survived by his wife, Glenda Carmichael of the home; two sons, Fred Blane Carmichael and wife Mellisa of Morristown; one daughter, Lisa Carmichael of Morristown; three grandsons, Shay, Dakota, and Tray Carmichael; mother-in-law, Ann Burns of Rogersville; three sisters, Linda Boothe of North Carolina, Nancy Bowery of Surgoinsville and Debbie Carmichael of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Monday at Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Ray Mullins officiating. Military graveside service will be held by Hawkins County Color Guard 11 a.m. Tuesday in Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday prior to the service at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville.
Lambert, Lloyd, age 64, of Hill Top Road, Rogersville, passed away Saturday afternoon, April 17, 1999 at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. He was retired from construction work. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and he was of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Lambert of the home; children, Lloyd Lambert, Jr. of Lafayette, Ind., Michael Lambert of Manning, South Carolina, Edith Smith of Plymouth, Indiana, Debbie Allen of Lafayette, Ind., Lenny Lambert of the home; several grandchildren; brother, Allen Lambert of Baltimore, Maryland; sisters, Pansy Miles of Ashland, Ky. and Evelyn Kurtzmiller of Baltimore, Md.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held noon, Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Colboch-Price Chapel with Rev. Hugh Minor and Rev. Byron Chambers officiating. Interment will follow in the Kite Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday and from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Monday, April, 19, 1999, at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville.