Bleve Alvis, 61, Rogersville.
ROGERSVILLE - Bleve L. Alvis, 61, died Thursday (July 25, 2002) following an apparent heart attack.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville.
Edward Bombailey, 65, Kingsport.
Graveside services for Edward Eugene Bombailey, 65, 4113 Clearview St., Kingsport, who died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Elm Springs Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Browder, David Browder, Robby Thompson, Shane Daniell, Mike Bombailey and David Sloan.
Honorary bearers will be David and Darrell Greene.
To leave an online message or sign the guest registry for the Bombailey family, please visit us at www.johnsonfuneralhome.org.
Johnson Funeral Home, Church Hill, is in charge of the arrangements.
Jack Crawford, 51, Kingsport.
Graveside services for Wallace Jack Crawford, 51, Kingsport, who died unexpectedly Tuesday (July 23, 2002) will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the Walker's Fork Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris Bragg, Joey Crawford, Earney Crawford, Wayne Simpson, Scott Simpson, Jim Carter, Jamie Pafford and Don Pafford.
Honorary pallbearers will be Randall Cavin and Dr. Dan Griffin.
Memorial may be given to the Walker's Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Ruby Bragg, 5922 Lone Star Road, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660.
Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes is serving the Crawford family.
Craig M. Gauntt, 56, Chuckey, Tenn.
CHUCKEY, Tenn. - Craig M. Gauntt, 56, formerly of Evansville, Ind., passed away suddenly Wednesday evening (July 24, 2002) due to a massive heart attack.
Mr. Gauntt was retired from Eastman Chemical and was currently an employee of Plus Mark.
Craig will be greatly missed by his church family and friends at Ebenezer United Methodist Church. He was a loving and devoted husband, Dad and Papaw.
His father, Wayne Gauntt and his sister, Marsha Gauntt, preceded him in death.
Surviving are his wife, Regenia Creech Gauntt; his mother, Vera Gauntt, Knoxville; two sons, Steve and Michael and their wives, Lisa and Stephanie; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Christy and Chuckie Dyer; six grandchildren, Dylan, Grayson, Matt and Meghan Gauntt, Zachary and Logan Dyer; sister, Brenda Woolf; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Auther Thompson; brother-in-law, Rick Thompson and his wife, Kathy; nieces, Sherry Sullivan, Sandy Roberts, Charity Painter and Carrie Thompson; step mother, Emma Gauntt and other family members in Evansville Ind.
Calling hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home, Greeneville.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jeff Bryant officiating.
Ruth Gilliam, 87, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Ruth Kilgore Gilliam, 87, died Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at Indian Path Medical Center.
Born in Honaker, Va., she lived in Kingsport practically all of her life. Mrs. Gilliam was a homemaker and self-employed beautician.
Her husband, John David Gilliam preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Jon W. and Sue Gilliam, Kingsport, Roger A. and Blanche Gilliam, Alpharetta, Ga.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Kathy Bible, Kingsport, Penny and Rick Whalin, Xenia, Ohio, Sherry and Richard Smith, Kingsland, Ga.; 13 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Paul Sheaffer officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in East Lawn Memorial Park.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff and their friends at Wexford House.
Memorials would be greatly appreciated to the Alzheimer Center of Upper East Tennessee, Inc., 2000 Greenway Street, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660 or the St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1942.
Junior Stewart Good, 75, Mount Carmel.
MOUNT CARMEL - Junior Stewart Good, 75, 320 Independence Ave., passed away Tuesday (July 23, 2002) at his home following an apparent heart attack.
He was a native of Washington County but had lived in Mount Carmel for the past 38 years. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and a retired employee of the City of Kingsport.
Mr. Good was a member and very active in the Mount Carmel Senior Citizens and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Bagley Good; his parents, Stuart and Maude Nelson Good; one sister, Vanda Wheelock; one brother, Onnie Good.
Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, Sgt. First Class Roger and Beate Good, Kingsport; one daughter and son-in-law, Regina and Fred Amyx, Greene County; four grandchildren, Nikki West, SPC/4 Shane Amyx, Jessica Good, Christopher Good; two great-grandchildren, Austin and Landon Deyton; three brothers, Luther Good, Homer Good, Virgil "Doc" Good, all of Johnson City; two sisters, Brenda Sue Hardin and Linda Lee Dye, both of Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday at the church with the Rev. Richard Harris officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Liberty Hill Cemetery.
Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Good family.
David Grindstaff Sr., 61, Appalachia, Va.
APPALACHIA, Va. - David Wayne Grindstaff Sr., 61, died in his sleep Wednesday (July 24, 2002) at home in the Towers, Appalachia, Va.
He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church and had attended the Church of Jesus Christ, Appalachia, Va.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter and his parents, Harry and Bertie Hall Grindstaff; two sisters, Evelyn Tate and infant sister, Lou Ann Grindstaff.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, David and Carla Grindstaff, Dryden, Va.; two step grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, H.T. and Mary Grindstaff, Troutville, Va. and Harry Lee and Mable Grindstaff, Elizabethton; two sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Jane Grindstaff, Heritage Hall, Big Stone Gap, Va., Lois Ann and Denver Rose, Appalachia, Va.; brother-in-law, Fleet Tate, Big Stone Gap, Va.; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Roy A. Green Funeral Home, Appalachia, Va., or anytime at the home of Lois Ann Rose, Ridge Avenue, Appalachia, Va.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Swiney officiating.
Family and friends will meet at the cemetery.
Maxine Hamblin, 66, Bulls Gap.
BULLS GAP - Services for Maxine Hamblin, 66, of 536 Speedwell Rd., who passed away Monday morning (July 22, 2002), will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Speedwell Baptist Church with the Rev. Tecky Hicks officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville is in charge of arrangements.
Terry Lee Horn, 52, Bluff City.
BLUFF CITY - Terry Lee Horn, 52, 1809 Pleasant Grove Road, died Thursday (July 25, 2002) at Johnson City Medical Center after a lengthy illness.
He was a native of Paige, Va., and had lived in Bluff City for the past 10 years.
He was the son of Virginia Hebert of Bluff City and stepfather, Leo Hebert of Bluff City.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lee Hubbard Horn.
Mr. Horn was the Fixed Operations Director for Chaparral Pontiac, Buick, GMC in Johnson City.
He was a U.S. Army veteran and was of the Assembly of God faith.
Surviving in addition to his mother and stepfather are his wife, Vivia G. Horn; three daughters, Jessica N. Horn, age 24, Greenville, S.C., Veronica G. Jones, age 19, Bluff City and Renee L. Bond, age 30, Tazewell, Va.; one sister, Neda Jane Charles, Bluff City; three grandchildren, Victoria Bond, age 8, Hunter Bond, age 5, and Gaibriel Thomas, age 3, all of Tazewell, Va.; and several nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City.
Kate Kendrick, 81, Gate City, Va.
GATE CITY, Va. - Graveside services for Kate Kendrick, 81, who entered into rest Tuesday (July 23, 2002) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va. The family will be meeting at 10:15 a.m. at the funeral home to go in procession to the graveside.
Ronnie Hicks, Steven Monroe, Jeff Kendrick, Hizzie Hensley, Mike Kilgore, Brandon Hicks and Michael Peters will serve as pallbearers.
Gate City Funeral Home is serving the Kendrick family.
Ina Kenner, 73, Mooresburg.
MOORESBURG - Services for Ina Jean Kenner, 73, who went to be with the Lord Tuesday (July 23, 2002) will be conducted at 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, with the Rev. Robbie Drinnon and the Rev. Carl Johnson officiating.
Interment will be in the Highland Cemetery.
You may send an on-line sympathy card at www.legacy.com.
Netia Price King, 82, Church Hill.
CHURCH HILL - Graveside services for Netia Price King, 82, who passed away Tuesday afternoon (July 23, 2002) will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Highland Cemetery.
You may send an on-line sympathy card at www.legacy.com.
Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Smith, 75, Lebanon, Va.
LEBANON, Va. - Mary Ohlene Hubble Smith, 75, died Thursday (July 25, 2002) at Maple Grove Health Care Center.
Born Nov. 7, 1926 in Russell County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Shuler and Della Davis Hubble. She was the widow of the late Calvin C. Smith.
She retired from Russell Manufacturing and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Dean Smith; one sister, Stella Kate Smith; and three brothers, Claude Hubble, Herman Hubble and Byrd Hubble.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Eddie (Judy) O'Quinn, Lebanon, Mrs. Jimmy (Frances) Willis, Castlewood and Mrs. Rick (Peggy) Fleenor, Abingdon, Va.; two sons, Don Smith and wife Judy, Castlewood and David Smith and wife Eileen, Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Joey Smith, Jamie Smith, Justin Smith, Adam Smith, Crystal Smith, Melanie Fleenor, Sandra Willis and Brenda France; two great-grandsons, Corey France and Devan France; and one brother, Robert Hubble, Church Hill.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Combs Funeral Service.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Olen Cassell officiating.
Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Russell Memorial Cemetery.
Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Those wishing to go in procession to the cemetery are requested to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Mildred F. Taylor, 80, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Mildred F. Taylor, 80, 1400 Fall Creek Road, went to be with the Lord Thursday (July 25, 2002) at her home after a lengthy illness.
Survivors and arrangements are incomplete.
East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Taylor family.