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Miscellaneous Scott County, Tennessee Obituaries
Contributed by Debbie Reynolds


SMITH, CALVIN - born January 27, 1884, departed this life, May 2, 1960 at 
the age of 66 years, 3 months and 5 days. He joined the Pine Hill Baptist 
Church in April 1953. He leaves to mourn his passing is wife, 5 children and 
a number of grandchildren, relatives and friends. Yea, though I walk through 
the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for thou art with 
me, they rod and thy staff they comfort me. - Psalms 23:4. Pine Hill Baptist 
Church. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1960, 
p21)

Smith, Mary Jane, age 90 of Oneida, passed away at the Scott County Nursing 
Home Jan.25,1979. She was the daughter of the late Dan Hammock and the late 
Liza Thompson. She preceded in death by her husband Calvin Smith; one 
daughter, Ollie Chitwood, two sons: Osbie Smith and John Alfred Smith. A 
member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. Survivors: two sons Arthur Smith, Ft 
Wayne, Ind. and Oscar Smith, Winfield, two daughters: Lottie Myers and Nola 
may Jeffers, both of Oneida, 26 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, 
a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral 
services were conducted from the Pine Hill Baptist Church, 12 noon, Sunday, 
Jan. 28, with Rev. R. V. Stanley and Rev. John Ralph Stephens officiating. 
Burial in the Pine Hill Cemetary. West-Collins & Murley Funeral Home in 
charge of arrangements. (Scott County News, Oneida, Scott County, TN, 
Thurs., 1 Feb 1979, p16)

JEFFERS, NOLA MAE  76, of Oneida, died June 1, 1999, at Scott County 
Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born in Oneida, May 27, 1923, she was 
the daughter of the late CALVIN and MARY JANE SMITH. In addition to her 
parents, she was preceded also in death by one son, WILLIAM PHILLIPS; three 
brothers, ARTHUR, ALFORD and OSBIE SMITH; and two sisters, LOTTIE MYERS and 
OLLIE CHITWOOD. She was a member of the Faith of God Non Denominational 
Church in the Tunnel Hill community. She is survived by her husband, LEBERT 
(Red) JEFFERS of Oneida; children: JAMES and wife, JANICE, and LUTHER 
PHILLIPS, all of Oneida; NANCY DUNCAN and husband, ESTAL of Nashville; one 
brother, OSCAR SMITH of Jamestown; nine grandchildren, nine 
great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. 
Funeral service was conducted June 5, 1999, in the chapel at WestMurley 
Funeral Home with Rev. DUDLEY HARNESS and Rev. CHUCK DUNCAN officiating. 
Interment will follow in Acres Creek Cemetery. WestMurley Funeral Home was 
in charge of arrangements.  (Source: Independent Herald, 10 Jun 1999)

Hammock, John - Born March 31, 1876, deceased this life September 10, 1952 at 
the age of 78 years, 5 months and 10 days. He joined the Tunnel Hill Baptist 
Church and was baptized July 20, 1932. He leaves to mourn his absence, 3 
daughters, Mary Wright of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; Ida Lockard of Brookwell, 
Ind.; Leatha Smith of Oneida, Tenn., 2 sons, Willie Hammock of Oneida, 
Tenn., and Bailey Lee Hammock of Cincinnati, Ohio, 1 sister, Mrs. Jane Smith 
of Oneida. He also leaves 24 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and a 
host of relatives and friends. We feel our loss is his eternal gain in 
Glory.
(Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1952, p14)

HAMMOCK, JOHN -- of Oneida died at his home here Wednesday, Sept. 10, 
following an illness of about three months. He was born in Virginia but had 
lived here for a long time. Surviving are one son, Willie Hammock of Oneida; 
three daughters, Mary Wright of Wisconsin, Bell Lockard of Indiana, and 
Letha Smith of Oneida; two brothers, Green and George of Oneida; one sister, 
Jane Smith of Oneida. He was a member of the Baptist church and had a large 
number of friends. Funeral service was at the Paint Rock church Thursday 
afternoon with Rev. Albert Chitwood and Abraham Strunk officiating. West 
Funeral Home in charge. (Scott County News, Fri., 12 Sep 1952, p8)

WRIGHT, MARY - 74, of 138 Judson Drive, Beaver Dam, died Monday morning at 
her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1900, at Oneida,Tenn.,a daughter of Mr. and 
Mrs. John Hammock. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, 
Beaver Dam.  Survivors include a daughter. Mrs. Walter Steffen of Juneau; 
two brothers, Willie Hammock of Oneida, Tenn.. and Bailey Lee Hammock of 
Cincinnati, Ohio;and two sisters. Mrs. Ida Lockard of Brookville, Ind., and 
Mrs. Lethe Smith of Oneida, Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. 
Wednesday at Berndt Funeral Home, Juneau. The Rev. William Stevenswill 
officiate and burial will be in Juneau City Cemetery. Friends of Mrs. Wright 
may call from noon Wednesday and until the time of services at the funeral 
home.  (Source:  Fond Du Lac Reporter; Fond Du Lac, Fond Du Lac Co, WI; 22 
April 1975) (courtesy of Angela Meadows)

HANNOCK [HAMMOCK], WILLIE - Was born June 19, 1914 and deceased this life 
November 3, 1975 at the age of 61 years. He was married to EMILY WEST. To 
this union was born 10 children, 2 of which preceded him in death, DANIEL 
HANNOCK [HAMMOCK] and MARTHA RASHEL HANNOCK [HAMMOCK]. Eight living, CLAUDE 
HANNOCK [HAMMOCK], HARVEY HANNOCK [HAMMOCK], MARY PATTERSON, SHIRLEY 
PHILLIPS, WILLIE Jr. HANNOCK [HAMMOCK], JANICE JEFFERS, MOSES HANNOCK 
[HAMMOCK], RUTH CARSON; 17 grandchildren and a host of friends and 
relatives. He joined the Paint Rock Baptist Church in September 1953. He 
joined the Salem United Baptist Church by letter on May 3, 1975. Praise ye 
the Lord. We feel our loss is Heaven's gain. I will lift mine eyes unto the 
Hills from whence cometh my help, my helpheaven and earth. (Source: West 
Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1976, p17)

HAMMOCK, WILLIE  A 61 year old Oneida man, moving small trees cut down 
apparently during Halloween by pranksters on a road leading to his home, 
died of a heart attack.  Willie Hammock, of the Tunnel Hill community, 
collapsed while moving the small trees and was dead when taken to Scott Co 
Hospital Monday afternoon.  Mr. HAMMOCK is survived by his wife, EMILY WEST 
HAMMOCK; four sons CLAUDE HAMMOCK of Arizona, HARVEY LEE HAMMOCK and WILLIE 
HAMMOCK Jr. both of Loraine, Ohio; and MOSES HAMMOCK of Oneida; four 
daughters, MARY PATTERSON, SHIRLEY PHILLIPS, JANICE JEFFERS, and LELA RUTH 
HAMMOCK, all of Oneida; two stepchildren DANNY HAMMOCK and JUDY HAMMOCK; a 
brother BAILEY LEE HAMMOCK, Cincinnati; two sisters, LETHA SMITH, Oneida; 
and IDA LOCKARD, Brookville, Ind,; and 13 grandchildren. Services will be 
held today (Thursday) at Salem Baptist Church, Revs. MIKE PENNINGTON and 
JAMES TERRY officiating. Burial will be in Peaceful Rose Garden, West 
Funeral Home of Oneida is in charge of arrangements. (Source:  Scott County 
News, 6 Nov 1975)

Patrick Sweeney's Death
Macon, GA., August 14,--[Special.]--Mr. Patrick Sweeny, one of Macon's most 
honored citizens died at his residence, out on Fourth street, last night, a 
little after 9 o'clock. His death was sudden and very unexpected. He was 
well and in good health last week, but congestion of the brain, combined 
with malarial fever, set in a few days since, and his life's labors were 
brought to an end. The funeral took place from the residence of Mrs. 
MsKenzie, on the corner of Fourth and Oak, this afternoon at half past four, 
the burial taking place at Rose Hill Cemetery.
The Atlanta Constitution, Aug. 15, 1888

Mrs. Elizabeth Sweeney Dies.
Macon, Ga., November 21,--{Special)--
Mrs. Elizabeth Sweeney died at her home in south Macon this morning at 4:30. 
Mrs. Sweeney was 79 years of age, and is survived by six children--Mrs. 
A.E.Sanders, Miss Katie and Miss Annie Sweeney, and Messrs. M. T. Sweeney, 
A.Z. Sweeney, and J. E. Sweeney. She had a sister in Atlanta, Mrs. A. W. 
Pickett. Funeral services will be conducted by Father McDonald tomorrow 
morning at 10 o'clock in St Joseph's Catholic church. The interment will be 
in Rose Hill. Mrs. Sweeney was the widow of the late Fardy Sweeney. They 
both came from Ireland in 1837.
The Atlanta Constitution Nov. 22, 1902

Macon Ga. April 8, (Special.) The many friends of Mr. F. S. Sweeney will 
regret to hear of his death, which occurred this morning at his home in this 
city. He was a popular employee of the Southern railway. He was thirty years 
old. His mother, three sisters and three brothers survive him. The funeral 
services will be held tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock from St Joseph's 
Catholic church. The following gentlemen will be pallbearers: J. T. Lackey, 
A. J. Long, J. D. Mcmurray, J. S. Hightower, E. W. Johnson, J. W. Randall. 
The Atlanta Constitution, April 9, 1901

Mr. F. S. Sweeney's funeral occurred this morning at half past 10 o'clock at 
the St Joseph's Catholic Church. Many friends of the deceased were present. 
The interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
The Atlanta Constitution, April 10, 1901

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