BOLDEN, MR. LLOYD, age 70, of Memphis, Indiana, formerly of Middletown,
Ohio and Claiborne County passed away Saturday morning in Indiana. The
family will receive friends 7-9 Sunday and Monday at Coffey Funeral
Home, Tazewell. Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Yellow Springs
Baptist Church. Burial in the Bolden Family Cemetery. Coffey Funeral
Home in charge of arrangements.
BROOKS, UNA V., age 78, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, January 28,
1999. Funeral services will be Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel.
Interment will be in the Hamblen Memory Gardens. The family received
friends Saturday from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Westside Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
ELLISON, JEWELL P., age 57, of 5720 Sussex Lane, Morristown, passed away
Saturday, January 30, 1999, at Lakeway Regional Hospital. She was
preceded in death by her father, Edgar G. Puffenbarger. Survivors
include; husband, James Ellison of Morristown; sons, Adam Ellison of New
Orleans, La., Scott and Anna Ellison and James of Sweden; mother,
Lucille G. Puffenbarger of Warm Springs, Va.; sisters, Imogene P.
Boyette of Warm Springs, Va., Libby P. Ginger of Clifton Forge, Va. The
family of Mrs. Ellison will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday
evening at Mayes Mortuary. Mayes Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
KINSLER, MILFORD JOHN, age 61, of Sneedville, passed away January 30,
1999 at the Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare system. He was preceded in
death by his parents, Thomas and Minnie Kinsler, brothers, John, Hergle,
Roy, Herman and Carson Kinsler; sisters, Mildred Kinsler and Beatrice
Anderson. Survivors: sisters, Hazel Larkey of Kingsport, Mary Anderson
of Rogersville, Gertrude Sizemore of Rogersville; brothers, James
Kinsler of Sneedville, Harold and Hank Kinsler, both of Bulls Gap, Glen
Kinsler of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services 2
p.m. Monday, February 1, 1999, at the McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville.
Rev. Ronnie A. Kinsler and Rev. Bill Nichols officiating. Interment will
be in the Kinsler Cemetery. Family will receive friends Sunday, January
31,1999, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville.
McNeil Funeral Home Sneedville in charge of arrangements. Phone
HOPKINS, MRS. VIRGINIA PAULINE, age 78 of Tipton, Ind. formerly of
Claiborne County passed away January 28, 1999 in Ind. The family will
receive friends 6-8 Monday at Coffey Funeral Home in Tazewell. Funeral
service 8:00 p.m. Monday in the Coffey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial on
Tuesday at Martin Cemetery. Coffey Funeral Home in charge of
LOAR, DERWOOD STAFFORD, age 80, of Fairlawn, died Thursday, January 27,
1999, in a Radford, Va. hospital. He was a retired employee of
Burlington Industries, a long time member of the Fairlawn Baptist
Church, a veteran of World War II and a member of the Va. May Lodge #38
AF & A.M. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth R. Loar, Radford; a son and
daughter-in-law, Jerry E. and Diane Loar, Morristown, Tenn., a daughter,
Sandra Graham, Woodbridge; along with two grandchildren, Paige Elizabeth
Graham, Blacksburg, and Matthew Farley Graham, Woodbridge. Funeral
services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Janu-ary 31, 1999, at the Fairlawn
Baptist Church with Pastor Danny Collins officiating. Interment will
follow in Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to the Fairlawn Baptist Church Memorial Fund. The family
received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 1999, at the
DeVilbiss Funeral Home, Radford. DeVilbiss Funeral Home, Radford, Va. in
charge of arrangements.
MASSENGILL, JOHNNY RAY, age 52, of 2248 Bacon Rd. Morristown, passed
away Saturday morning at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a native of
Jefferson County and employed with the Morristown Solid Waste System. He
is preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Leroy and Stella Baker
Massengill. Survivors: two brothers, Gene Massengill and wife Brenda,
James Massengill and wife Sandra, both of Talbott; four sisters, Lucille
Brown, Judy Dixon and husband Bill, both of Jefferson City, Annie Gann
and husband Carroll of Dandridge, Helen Wells of Morristown; close
friend, Dorothy Strange Lee; several nieces and nephews. Funeral
services Monday, 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel with Rev. Dale Gray and
Rev. Roger Short officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday, 10:00
a.m. at Sunderand Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday 6:00
p.m. until time of services at 8:00 p.m. at Westside Chapel. Friends may
also call at home of his brother, James Massengill, at 2322 Montery Rd.
in Talbott. West-side Chapel Funeral Home, Morristown, in charge of
NOE, IRENE BALES, age 79, passed away Thursday, January 28, 1999 at her
residence in Strawberry Plains. Funeral services were Saturday, 8:00
p.m. at Westside Chapel with Dr. Larry Parrott and Rev. Norman Turley
officiating. Graveside services will be Sunday, 2:00 p.m. at Eastview
Memorial Cemetery, Strawberry Plains. Family and friends will meet at
the cemetery Sunday at 1:45 p.m.. The family received friends Saturday
from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. prior to the funeral services. Westside
Chapel Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
TOWNSLEY, JUANITA, of Morristown, passed away Friday, January 29, 1999.
She was a member of Noe’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She was
preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Cleo Noe, and a brother, Glenn
Noe. Survivors include; husband, Paul Townsley; daughters, Brenda Atkins
and Starlene Collins; son, Tim Townsley; 11 grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren; sisters, Gwendylon Estes and Anna Belle Pratt;
brothers, Bruce Noe and Stuart Noe. Funeral services will be at 8:00
p.m. Sunday, January 31, 1999, at Smith Funeral Home with Rev. Randy
Morgan officiating. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday at
Avondale Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday
evening prior to the services at the funeral home. Smith Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.
WATKINS, MRS. CORA RINES, age 87, of Robert Watkins Road, Talbott,
passed away at 1:47 p.m. Friday afternoon, January 29,1999, at Jefferson
Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mrs. Watkins was a
faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson City and was
preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Robert S. Watkins.
Survivors include her daughters, Mrs. Lynn (Helen) Harrell of Jefferson
City and Elizabeth Finchum of Talbott; grandsons, David Harrell of
Jefferson City, Dan Harrell of Jefferson City, and Mike Finchum and wife
Brenda of Talbott; sisters, Edith Huggins and Irene Carper of Knoxville
and Kathleen Staley of Texas; several cousins, nieces and nephews; and a
special caregiver, Maggie Gilliam. Funeral services will be held at 2:00
p.m. Monday afternoon, February 1, 1999, from the Farrar Funeral Home
Chapel in Jefferson City with Reverend R.J. Seal and Dr. William Johnson
officiating, with a eulogy by Sam Oakes. Interment to follow in the
Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00
p.m. Sunday, January 31, 1999, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers,
memorial contributions may be made to the charity or church of choice.
Arrangements by Far-rar Funeral Home, 411 W. Broadway Blvd., Jefferson
City, Tennessee 37760. Phone (423) 475-3892.
WEST, EDGAR A. “EDDIE”, age 75, of Jefferson City, formerly of Rutledge,
passed away at 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning, January 30, 1999, at the
Veterans Administration Nursing Home in Mountain City, Ten-nessee
following an extended illness. Mr. West was a member of the Calvary
Baptist Church in Jefferson City, a Veteran of World War II, having
served in the United States Army, and was the son of the late Ulysses
and Gertrude Williams West. He was also preceded in death by two
brothers and two sisters. Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Alice
Louise West of the home; sons, Fred West of Jefferson City and Robert
West of Jefferson City; daughters, Barbara Sellers of Rutledge, Brenda
Jones of Rutledge, Doris Duck of Rutledge, Carolyn Kuykendall of
Jefferson City, and Kathy McGinnis of Jefferson City; step-sons, Larry
Nicley of New Market and Ricky Nicley of Jefferson City; step-daughters,
Betty Everhart of Jefferson City, Barbara Hall of Morristown, and Bonnie
Dalton of Jefferson City; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;
11 step-grandchildren; six step- great-grandchildren; sister, Ethel
Farrow of Rutledge; brothers, Roy West of Rutledge, and Amos West of
Rutledge; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held
at 8:00 p.m. Monday evening, February 1, 1999, from the Farrar Funeral
Home Chapel in Jefferson City with Reverend Lester Byrd officiating.
Family and friends will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, February 2,
1999, at Farrar Funeral Home and proceed to Jefferson Memorial Gardens
for an 11:00 a.m. Graveside and Interment service. The family will
receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday evening prior to
services at the funeral home. Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, 411
W. Broadway Blvd. Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760. Phone (423) 475-3892.
CLAPPER, STEWART R., 71, 1777 Old Liberty Hill Rd., Morristown, passed
away Thursday, Dec. 31, 1998 at Florida Hospital, Altamonte. Mr. Clapper
was the retired business owner of Idle Hour Ceramics. Born in Orlando,
Florida, he resided in Staten Island, N.Y. for a number of years. He
moved to Morris-town in 1981. Locally survived by sister, Pearl Delias;
nieces, Diana Blackburn and Sharon Fielden; nephew, Curtis Delias;
great-nieces, Rachel Blackburn, Stephanie Nixon, and Tiffany Delias;
great nephews, Dustin Blackburn and Chris Fielden. In Orlando, sisters,
Lillian Clapper and Ida Frank; brother, Gerald Clapper; nephew, Clifford
Clapper and his wife Grace, with whom he stayed during his illness.
Several other nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews. A grave-side
service was held on Jan. 7, 1999 at Greenwood Cemetery in Florida. The
family is planning a memorial locally. Friends will be notified.