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Obituaries from August 2002

Phillip Andrew Fitch, infant son of Ashley and Joe Fitch, of Philadelphia, passed away Monday, August 5 ,2002 at the family home. Survivors include: Parents; brothers: William Paul and Theodore Patrick Fitch all of Philadelphia; grandparents: Rev. Ted and Patricia Pegram, Homer and Jackie Fitch all of Sweetwater; great-grandparents: Lorene Pegram of Greensboro, NC, Cleo and Mildred Winfree of Summerfield, NC, Bo and Betty Shubert of Sweetwater; uncles and aunts: Jeremy and Deana Pegram of Philadelphia, 1st Lt. Phillip and April Kirkham of Liberty, NC, Kenny and Julie Fitch of Sweetwater, Jerry and Wanda Russell of Sweetwater, Marvin Fitch of Sweetwater; several cousins. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Johnson Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. David Henry and Rev. Ted Pegram officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. Kyker Funeral Home of Sweetwater, in charge of arrangements.

Loeta Harrell, Age 64 of Harriman passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2002 at Park Ridge Medical Center in Chattanooga. She was of the Baptist faith, employed by Harriman City Hospital. Preceded in death by her parents: Roy and Pearl Capps. Survivors include: husband: Claude Harrell, Sr. of Harriman; son and daughter-in-law: Claude and Annie Harrell, Jr. of Harriman; sisters: Lydia Rose of Harriman, Lillian Bailey of Harriman; brother: Rev. Lewis Capps of Harriman; grandchild: Josh David Harrell of Harriman; and several cousins. Funeral at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with interment in Deloizer Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.

Ada Arwood, age 89 of Harriman passed away Monday, August 12, 2002 at Harriman Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of Emory Heights Baptist Church. Preceded in by husbands, Lawrence McKinney and Dewey Arwood, son, Charles J.C. McKinney, and daughter, Margaret Conrod. Survivors include: grand-daughters, Patricia Jones of Dayton, OH, Debbie Hughes of Harriman, grandsons, Larry Honeycutt, Michael McKinney, and Charles McKinney all of Harriman, 13 great-grandchildren. Gravesides service 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Emory Heights Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Hughes officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.

Frances Stafford Seaver, age 78, of Sweetwater, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2002 at Sweetwater Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church of Kingston. She was a graduate of the University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, where she received a Bachelors degree. Mrs. Seaver received her Masters degree in Social work from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Retired from Eastern State Mental Health in Knoxville, TN. Preceded in death by: parents, John Edd & Jennie B. Stafford, son, Mark Carlson Seaver. Survivors include: daughter, Shelly Beth Seaver of Sweetwater. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park for a 10:00 a.m. graveside service and interment with Rev. Paul Lloyd officiating. Memorials may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church Building Fund, 4242 Decatur Hwy., Kingston, TN 37763, or to the Humane Society. Kyker Funeral Home, of Sweetwater, in charge of arrangements.

Effie Hawkins Bailey, age 81 of Kingston, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2002 at her home. Member of Union Chapel Baptist Church. Kingston Chapter #405 Order of the Eastern Star and Golden Ladies at Kerbela Temple. Preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Bailey, parents, Jimmy & Eura Hawkins and a brother, Calvin Hawkins. Survivors include: sons, Donald Bailey of New Mexico, Ronald Bailey of Kingston, brothers, Erby Hawkins of Clinton, Gene Castle of Arkansas. Funeral at 8:00 p.m. Thursday in Kyker Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Nickell officiating. Followed by OES Memorial Service. Burial 1:00 p.m. Friday at Kingston Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Chapel Baptist Church Building Fund.

William L. Carr, Sr., age 69 of Kingston, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2002 at Parkwest Hospital. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Preceded in death by parents Benton and Hazel Carr and a sister, JoAnn Tyler. Survivors include: wife, Dora Carr of Kingston, daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara Buffalo and Charles of Knoxville, Carol Holloway and Darrel of Knoxville, sons and daughters-in-law, William Carr, Jr. and Arlene, James Carr and Diane all of Kingston, brothers, Jimmy, Phillip, and Paul, sisters, Etta, Shirley, Betty, Linda, Brenda, and Diane, grandchildren, Eddie, April, Jessica, Michael, Brittany, Heather, and Ashley, great-grandchildren, Blake and Abigail, numerous nieces and nephews and friends. Funeral will be 8:00 p.m. Monday, in Kykker Chapel with Rev. Garvin Walls and the Rev. Billy Durham officiating. Burial at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Kingston Memorial Gardens with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. A very special thanks to MICU Unit at Ft. Sanders Parkwest and Baptist Health Care Center in Lenoir City. The family will receive friend from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Monday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

Harold Pomfret, age 89, passed away Monday, August 26, 2002 at his home. He was a resident of Kingston for 50 years. He was born April 28, 1913 in Providence, RI. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church in Harriman, owned and operated Kingston Plumbing and Heating, installing the first sewer lines on Kentucky Street when it was widened to four lanes. A member of plumbers and steamfitters local union 102 for 50 years. Retired from Union Carbide, Y-12 plant in 1978. Preceded in death by parents, William and Sarah Pomfret, sons, Raymond and H. William (Bill) Pomfret, grandsons, Robert J. Pomfret, Jr., and William Promfret, II. Twin granddaughters, Kimberly and Karen Pomfret, sisters, Evelyn Benson, Alice Perry, and Helen Bittenger, brothers, Arthur and Edward Pomfret. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Virigina Schofield Pomfret, daughter and son-in-law, Joy and Dennis Boggs of Bartlesville, OK, sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Janis Pomfret of Knoxville, Dan and Renea Pomfret of Marble Hill, GA, Sammie Pomfret of Maryville, TN, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Dorothy Ferrilli and husband Ernest, Blanche Greenless, brothers-in-law, Dr. Charles Schoefield and wife Joyce, Raymond Schofield, many nieces and nephews. Requiem Mass will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2002 at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harriman with Father Michael Sweeney officiating. Entombment in Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. Donations may be made to the Kingston Lions Club, P.O. Box 69 Kingston, TN 37763 or The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 535 Margrave Dr., Harriman, TN 37748.

Obituaries from September 2002

Nettie Coffey Lane, age 91 of Kingston, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2002 at the home of her daughter, Shari Pickel. Member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Edgar Coffey and Thomas Lane. Long time setter with many children in the Roane County area. Survivors include: daughters, Pauline Freels of Dayton, Ohio, Shari L. Pickel of Kingston, sons, Robert T. Coffey of Rockwood, Jack L. Coffey and Frank D. Coffey both of Dayton, Ohio, George W. Coffey of Westville, Indiana, brother, James Litteral of West Liberty, Kentucky, 24 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren. The funeral will be 8:00 p.m. Friday in Kyker Chapel with Kenny Plemons and Randy Griffis officiating. Burial at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Piney Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

C.D. "Frog" Bowman, age 77, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2002, at the family home. He was of the Presbyterian faith. Mr. Bowman was a well known horseman of the Monroe County area. Preceded in death by his wife, Michael Wrinn Bowman, parents, Barney and Lucy Bowman, brothers, Anelo, Lafawn Bowman, sisters, Faye Graves, Marylee Mcone. Survivors include: sons and daughter-in-law, Michael Scott Bowman of Sweetwater, Walter T. and Rebecca L. Bowman of South Pittsburg, granchildren, Jenny Bowman of Atlanta, Georgia, Kristi and husband Scott Mumm of Solen, IA, great-grandson, Garrett Allen Mumm, great-granddaughter, Gabriel Leigh Mumm, brother, Barney Eugene Bowman of Decatur, and several nieces and nephews. The body is at Sweetwater Memory Chapel in Sweetwater where the family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday in the Memory Chapel with Rev. James Calderazzo officiating. Interment to follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Loudon. Sweetwater Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Roy "Coot" Montooth, age 72, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2002, at the Sweetwater Hospital. He attended the Fenders United Methodist Church. A member of the Sweetwater V.F.W. Post 5156. Retired owner and operator of the Sweetwater Dixie Texaco with over 34 years of service. Preceded in death by his parents, Neut and Edna Mac Montooth, brothers, U.L. and John Elmer Monthooth, sister, Gladys Bowman. Survivors include: wife of 52 years, Doris Montooth of Philadelphia, daughters and sons-in-law, Becky and Joe Hudson of Tellico Village, Kim and Bill McDaniel of Sweetwater, son and daughter-in-law, Garey and Evelyn Montooth of Sweetwater, sister, Mary Frances Kyle of Sweetwater, brothers, Carl and Homer Montooth of Philadelphia, grandchildren, Brian and Rachel Hudson, Tyler and Taylor McDaniel, step-grandchildren, Tammy Thompson, Hank Jenkins, 4 great-grandchildren, most beloved friend, Burney Cantrell of Sweetwater, several nieces and nephews. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Monday, with the funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Kyker Funeral Home with Rev. Raymond Hall and Rev. Clinton Riddle officiating. Interment at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, in the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Fenders United Methodist Church. Kyker Funeral Home, of Sweetwater, is in charge of arrangements.

Anna Montooth Anderson, age 92, of Philadelphia, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2002, at the Sweetwater Nursing Center of Sweetwater after a lengthy illness. She was a member of the Erie Church of God. Preceded in death by her parents, T.L. and Mattie Montooth, sisters, Eller Wicker, Elsie Marie Montooth, brothers, Clarence E. And Edgar Virgil Montooth, grandson, Robert Varnell Humphreys, daughter, Virgelia Humphreys, husband, Thomas "Chester" Anderson. Survivors include: grandchildren, Dawn and husband, Eric Lawhorn of Philadelphia, Blake Humphreys of Washington, D.C., son-in-law and daughter-in-law, Don and Rinda Humphreys of Philadelphia, great-grandchildren, Matthew and Kayla Roberts, Thomas Lawhorn, special friend, Paul Larson of Washington, D.C. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday in the Kyker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Patterson officiating. Interment to follow in the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. Kyker Funeral Home, of Sweetwater, is in charge of arrangements.

Jack Irvin Rice Age 89 of Harriman passed away September 10, 2002 at his home. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Harriman, World War II Army veteran, well known carpenter and home builder in and around Roane County. Preceded in death by his son, Jackie Rice, Jr. Survivors include: wife, Cara Rice of Harriman, daughter, Betty Sue Strome of Owenton, Kentucky, sons, Joe Rice of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Jimmy Stringfield of DeQuincy, Lousiana, Bob Stringfield of Harriman, Tennessee, and Billy Stringfield of Oklahoma, 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Graveside service and interment at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Roane Memorial Gardens, with Minister John Wagnon officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.

Bobbiejean Nix, Age 72, of Sweetwater, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2002, at Sweetwater Hospital. She was a member of the True Gospel Baptist Church of Sweetwater and a member of the O.E.S. of Commerce, Michigan. Survivors include: husband of 49 years, John Robert Nix, sons and daughters-in-law, John Robert, II and Kenda Nix, Andy Lee and Sharon Nix, Paul A. Nix, daughters and sons-in-law, Ann Maria and Lavern Lloyd, Christy J. and Randall Scott Best, 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. The body is at Sweetwater Memory Chapel, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday with funeral services to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel with Rev. Edward Humphreys officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m. Saturday in the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. Sweetwater Memory Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Carrie L. Wilson age 75, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2002, at 12:20 a.m., at the Sweetwater Hospital. She was a member of the North Sweetwater Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her parents, Wade and Fannie Hughes, sister, Bernice Henry, Irene Kiser, Marie Rawls, brother, John E. Hughes, grandson, Shawn Gray. Survivors include: husband, Eugene Wilson, daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Glen Gray, Debbie and Hugh McDowell, son, Michael Wilson all of Sweetwater, grandchildren, Tammy Franklin, Christy Gray, Jonathan Gray, Heather Nelson, Jeremy McDowell, Megan Wilson, great-grandchilren, Somer and Candice Franklin, Austin Overdorf, Destini Gray, several nieces and nephews. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday with the funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. in the Kyker Chapel with Rev. Vance Bivens officiating. Interment at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the Sweetwater Valley Memorial Park. Kyker Funeral Home, of Sweetwater, is in charge of arrangements.

Walter L. "Bud" Walden, age 56 of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2002 at Fort Sanders Parkwest. Preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Pearl Walden, son, Leyland Walden, sister, Margaret Christopher, brothers, Bobby and Edgar Walden. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Bradley and Misty Luttrell of Kingston, granddaughter, Amber Luttrell of Kingston, special friend and companion, Margaret Holder of Kingston, sisters, Christine Holder, Joann and Marie Holder of Kingston, brothers, Dick Walden of Kingston nad Larry Walden of Virginia. The funeral will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 14, 2002, at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Griffis officiating. Burial at Kingston Memorial Gardens with full military honors given by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Friday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

Peggy R. Matney, age 73 of Harriman passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2002 at home. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, retired from Roane Hosiery Mill. Preceded in death by her husband, Hubert H. Matney, parents, Charles Leonard, and Alice Emma Ladd Davidson, sisters, Mildred Davidson, Margie Davidson, brothers, Ray "Brownie" Davidson, Buddy Davidson, Bill Davidson. Survivors include: sons, Charles B. Matney of Summerton, S.C., David Henry Matney of Hayes, VA, daughter, Linda Griffith of Lancing, TN, sisters, Inez Matney of Fairborn, OH, Audrey Vogt of Cleveland, TN, Betty Roberts of Coal City, IL, Becky Grifwold of Enterprise, AL, grandchildren, Angela Myrhang, Heather Griffith, Andrew Matney, Chris Matney, Travis Griffith, great-grandchildren, Brittany and Bryston Myhrang. Funeral at 8:00 p.m. Friday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman, TN with Rev. Bill Nolan officiating. Interment at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman. At Peggy's request in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peggy Matney Classroom Memorial at Union Planters Bank in Harriman, TN.

Grace Eleanor Scofield, age 92 of Harriman passed away Monday, September 9, 2002 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law. She was a member of West Hills Presbyterian Church in Harriman. She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel B. and Edna Robinson, husband, Robert E. Scofield. Survivors include: son and daughter-in-law, Robert B. and Judy Scofield of Harriman, sister, Genevieve Chambliss of Kingston, sister and brother-in-law, Annabelle and Ed Storto of Kingston, grandchildren, Lee Scofield and wife, Lisa, Mary McAbee and husband, Rick, great-grandchildren, Lexi Clark Scofield, soon-to-be baby Scofield, Kurt McAbee, Cole McAbee, Ty McAbee, and Elijah McAbee. Funeral will be 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman. Rev. Jeff Jenkins officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m. Thursday in Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.

Annie H. Avera, age 72 of Kingston, passed away Tuessday, September 17, 2002 at the Roane Medical Center. She was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. She was involved in foster care and a member of the Foster Care Review Board. Preceded in death by parents: Melvin Franklin Hall, Sr. and Annie Catherine Hall and brother: Melvin Franklin Hall, Jr. Survivors include: husband: Thomas W. Avera of Kingston, daughters and sons-in-law: Cathy and Bobby Houser of Thompson Station, TN, Melba and Gary Burnham of Kingston, Laurie and Randy Denton, Jr. of Kingston, special daughters: Amy Cinnamon, and Maria Cravens both of Rogersville, sister: Lavel and Charles Crutchfield of Byron, GA, eight grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 19, 2002 at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church where the body will lie-in-state one hour before the service. Gary Burnham and Randy Denton, Jr. officiating. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to TCSC Foundation Breast Cancer Research, 1915 White Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37916. Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

Dallas E. Voyles, age 68 of Harriman passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky. He was an Army veteran. Co-owner of Voyles Heating and Electric Company. Preceded in death by his father and mother, Stogie Theodore Voyles and Clara Adkisson Voyles, brothers, Allen and Bill Voyles. Survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Tommy Manis of Harriman, sons and daughters-in-laws: Greg and Jackie Voyles of Harriman, Terry and Beth Voyles of North Carolina, sisters, Ruby Bunts of Florida, Irene Walls of Oliver Springs, brothers, Don Voyles, Arlen Voyles, Ronnie Voyles all of Oakdale, Lowell Voyles of Harriman, nine grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild. Funeral at 8:00 p.m. Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman wiht Rev. David Harmon officiating. Interment 2:00 p.m. Sunday at Crab Orchard Cemetery in Oakdale. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.

JAMES EDWARD HOOD (JIM) AGE 68 OF TUB SPRINGS ROAD IN HARRIMAN, TENNESSEE WENT HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD, SATURDAY MORNING SEPTEMBER 21, 2002. JIM WAS A GRADUATE OF HARRIMAN HIGH SCHOOL, SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THE U.S. ARMY, RETIRED FROM THE INFORMATION REPRODUCTION DEPARTMENT AT ORNL IN OAK RIDGE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF MOUNT PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH IN OLIVER SPRINGS. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS PEARL AND SAM HOOD, BROTHERS, HOWARD, BENTON, JERRY AND RONNIE, AND A SPECIAL AUNT EVA RUTH MILLER. SURVIVED BY WIFE BARBARA HARVEY HOOD, ONE DAUGHTER JAN AND TIM SMITH OF CROSSVILLE, ONE GRANDDAUGHTER TORI SMITH, SISTER, BETTY DOUGHTY OF SPARTANBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA, STEP-SISTERS EVELYN TAYLOR, STEP-BROTHERS, DAVID, SHERMAN, AND ALAN COX, SISTERS IN-LAWS, DOROTHY HOOD OF McMINNVILLE AND LEA HOOD OF CHATTANOOGA. ALSO SURVIVED BY A SPECIAL NIECE, MISSY HARVEY GRIGSBY. FUNERAL 8:00 PM MONDAY AT KYKER FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, HARRIMAN. REV. GARVIN WALLS AND REV. KEITH PRICE OFFICIATING. INTERMENT 11:00 AM TUESDAY AT ROANE MEMORIAL GARDENS. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS FROM 6 TO 8 PM MONDAY AT KYKER FUNERAL HOME, HARRIMAN. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS PLEASE MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS TO MOUNT PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH PRINTING MINISTRY.

Ethel G. Teffer, age 93 of Harriman passed away Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at Harriman Care & Rehabilitation. She was a member of Church of Christ Faith. She was preceded in death by husband Roscoe Teffer, son, Don, and daughter, Imogene Teffer. Survivors include: daughters, Virginia Hackler of Harriman, Betty Quarles of Knoxville, Barbara Teffer of Harriman, Helen Teffer of Jackson, TN, son, Gary Teffer of Cabot, AK, sister, Idell Holloway of Pikeville, TN, brother, Coval Swafford of Pikeville, TN, Amos Swafford of Ohio, nine grandchildren, several great-grandchildren. Graveside service and interment will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday at Spring City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.

Lawrence Eugene (L.E.) Christopher, Age 83 of Kingston, passed away Friday, September 27, 2002. A member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his wife, Anna F. Christopher. Retired from Martin Marietta after 31 years of service. Survivors include: daughter, Barbara Jones of Manchester, TN; sons, David Christopher of Kingston, Chuck (Charles) Christopher of Chattanooga; grandchildren, Heather Christopher and Brittney Jones; special friends, Floyd and Nelda Adams of Kingston. Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in Kyker Chapel with burial to follow in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

Summers, Nettie, age 81 of Orange Park, Florida formerly of Crossville, Tennessee passed away Saturday, September 28, 2002 at Northeast Hospice Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. Member of the Churches of Christ. She graduated college from Tennessee Tech University. She was a school teacher for 47 years, taught the first grade. Survivors include: husband, Charles Summers of Orange Park, FL; sister, Hattie Reed of Harriman, TN; brothers, Kenneth Davis, Calvin Davis, Herman Davis all of Crossville; several nieces and nephews. Graveside service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Roane Memorial Gardens. Minister Charles Brown officiating. Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman in charge of arrangements.

Gary Lane, age 45, of Sweetwater, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2002. He was of the Church of God faith. He was a concrete finisher. Preceded in death by his father, Dallas Lane; grandparents, Fred and Grace Lane; Ernest and Oma Branson. Survivors include: mother, Frances Lane of Sweetwater; daughters, Melissa Purdy of Sweetwater, Sarina Lane of Tallahassee, Florida; grandson, Landon Purdy of Sweetwater; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandy and J.D. Phillips of Niota, Cathy and Bryant Dalton of Sevierville, Mary and Buddy Jenkins of Taylor, Michigan; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. The body is at Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, where the family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday, funeral service to follow at 8:00 p.m. in Kyker's Chapel with Rev. Bill Yates and Rev. Jack Kyle officiating. Interment 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Edgemon Cemetery. Kyker Funeral Home, of Sweetwater, in charge of arrangements.


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