Mack Lipe, 92, Rogersville.
ROGERSVILLE - Mack Earl Lipe, 92, went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning (Nov. 21, 2001) at Heritage Manor Nursing Home following an extended illness.
He was a charter member of East Rogersville Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher and treasurer.
He was a member of Overton Masonic Lodge No. 5 F&AM.
Mr. Lipe had been an employee of the Kingsport Press for 23 years and retired from the Town of Rogersville, having served as a police officer and dispatcher.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Louise Helton Lipe; a son, Charles Raymond Lipe; parents, Charlie and Julia Lipe; and three brothers, Willie Floyd Lipe, Sam Lipe and Ray Lipe.
Surviving are his wife, Ada Lipe, Rogersville; one daughter and son-in-law, Margaret and Charles Thames, Rogersville; one son and daughter-in-law, Mack Larue and Annette Lipe, Peoria, Ill.; stepdaughter, Mary Douglas Muse, Gray; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Claude Lipe and John Lipe, Rogersville; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, and anytime at the residence of Margaret and Charles Thames.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Bill Brown and the Rev. Basil Jones officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at McKinney Cemetery with Overton Masonic Lodge No. 5 in charge.
Pallbearers will be officers of the Overton Masonic Lodge No. 5.
John David Mann, 71, Crossville, Tenn.
CROSSVILLE, Tenn. - John David Mann, 71, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) in the Cumberland Medical Center.
Born in Tazewell County, Va., he was a son of the late Joseph Patrick and Gertrude Russell Mann. He lived in Fredricksburg, Va., for many years. After his retirement he lived in Jacksonville, Fla., and Crossville.
A veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars, he was a retired U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant with 22 years of service. He was also a retired employee of the U.S. Defense Department with 20 years of service.
He was a member of the Fredricksburg Baptist Church, the Fredricksburg Masonic Lodge No. 4 A.F.&A.M., the American Legion Post No. 55, and the Air Force Sergeant's Association.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie W. Mann; one daughter, Jennifer M. Sealy, Fredricksburg, Va.; one son, Capt. Stephen C. Mann, Merritt Island, Fla.; one granddaughter, Danielle Sealy, Fredricksburg, Va.; one stepddaughter, Joan Hash, Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Bessie Glover, Winchester, Va.; two brothers, Charles Mann, Plymouth, Minn., and Norman Mann, Stephens City, Va.; also five nephews.
Calling hours will be after 6 p.m. today at Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon, Va.
Masonic rites will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the chapel of the funeral home by the Lebanon Masonic Lodge No. 251 A.F.&A.M.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Carlyle Carter officiating.
Burial with full military honors will follow in the Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon.
Memorials in memory of Mr. Mann may be made to the American Lung Association.
William Maultbay, 51, Whitesburg.
WHITESBURG - William Elijah Maultbay, 51, went to be with the Lord Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 20, 2001) due to an automobile accident.
He was a brick mason, carpenter and also worked for the Hawkins County Highway Department.
He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Cheyanne Dakota Maultbay; grandparents, Ransom and Gertie Housewright and Thomas and Lona Maultbay.
Surviving are his wife, Bobbie Jean Coffey Maultbay, of the home; daughter, Billie Jo Bowen, Surgoinsville; son, Dakota Maultbay, Rogersville; one granddaughter, Chelsie Bowen; parents, William and Geneva Maultbay, Surgoinsville; one brother, Matthew Maultbay, Surgoinsville; one sister, Debbie Eaton, Church Hill; several nieces and nephews and many loving family members.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, and anytime at the home of Bill and Geneva Maultbay, Gatewood Drive, and at his residence, 192 Morrisett Chapel Road.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Manis officiating.
Interment will follow in the Maultbay Cemetery.
Helen L. Meade, 69, Kingsport.
Graveside services for Helen L. Meade, 69, Kingsport, who went to heaven on Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001), will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Friday at East Lawn Memorial Park.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is in charge of the arrangements.
Mitchell C. Penley, 76, Titusville, Fla.
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Services for Mitchell Clayton Penley, 76, who passed away Friday (Nov. 16, 2001), will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home.
Calling hours will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the East Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors conducted by the American Legion Hammond Post No. 3 of Kingsport.
Naomi Porter, 67, Castlewood, Va.
CASTLEWOOD, Va. - Naomi Elizabeth Porter, 67, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Born in Dungannon, Va., she was the daughter of the late Harold and Faye Salyer. She was a member of O.E.S. Chapter No. 28 of Nickelsville, Va. She served on the board of Social Services in Russell County, and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by one son, Paul W. Porter; two brothers, Bill R. Salyer and Harold Ken Salyer; and one sister, Carol Mabel Salyer.
Surviving are her husband, Robert T. Porter, Castlewood; three daughters, Jackie B. Stevens, Danville, Va., Connie P. Turner and Barbara P. Hendrickson, both of Abingdon, Va.; three sons, Cuba H. Porter, Castlewood, Charles R. Porter, Castlewood, and Thomas E. Porter, Abingdon, Va.; six sisters, Della M. Blevins and Wilma Lou Brashear, both of Defiance, Ohio, Nell R. Dockery and Leona I. Salyer, both of Continental, Ohio, Jean Schroder, Ottowa, Ohio, and Judy Messer, Delsher, Ohio; three brothers, MacArthur Salyer, New Bavaria, Ohio, Johnny L. Salyer, Sherwood, Ohio, and Charles Salyer, Delsher, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews; and her very special friend, Mrs. Linda McNew.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Order of Eastern Star memorial service by Nickelsville Chapter No. 28, followed by funeral service with the Rev. Charlie Killen, the Rev. Darryl Baker and the Rev. Ernest Jessee officiating.
Committal service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Temple Hill Memorial Park in Castlewood. The procession will depart at 10:30 a.m.
Pallbearers will be Harry Sutherland, Larry Jessee, Justin McCulley, Cuba Paul Porter, Justin Stevens, Clay Powers, Terry Dockery and Dan Hendrickson.
Honorary pallbearers will be John C. Baker, Claude Mays, Billy Hartsock, Denny Jessee, Tom Boyd, Dr. Gregory DeMotts, Rufus Byerley, Bob Baker and Nelson Osborne.
Condolences may be sent to the Porter family via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Price, 86, Rogersville.
ROGERSVILLE - Graveside services for Rebecca Johnson Price, 86, formerly of Mooresburg, who went to be with the Lord Monday morning (Nov. 19, 2001), will be held at 11 a.m. today at Meadow Branch Cemetery in Bean Station.
Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, is in charge of the arrangements.
Paul Shanks, 59, Rogersville.
ROGERSVILLE - Paul Howard Shanks, 59, went to be with the Lord Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) due to an automobile accident.
He was a member of Spires Chapel Church and had been employed by Hawkins County Highway Department for several years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hobert and Bobbie Shanks; wife, Florence "Flo" Williams; one brother, Donald Shanks; and one sister, Evelyn Templeton.
Surviving are a special friend, Dorothy Hopkins, Rogersville; two brothers, Glennon Shanks, Church Hill, and Lonnie B. Shanks, Hueytown, Ala.; two sisters, Doris Woods, Rogersville, and Mary Ann Delph, Rogersville; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, and anytime at the home of Doris Woods, 305 N. Armstrong St., Rogersville.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. John North and the Rev. Glen Bradley officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Lena B. Smith, 72, Kingsport.
Graveside services for Lena B. Smith, 72, of Kingsport, who died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001), will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at the gravesite.
Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Collins, Billy Collins, Todd Collins, Jason Collins, Harvey Simpson, Donnie Morgan, Bo Holt and Jerry Clonce.
An on-line guest book may be signed at www.legacy.com
Oak Hill Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Marguerite L. Snyder, 82, Blountville.
BLOUNTVILLE - Marguerite L. Snyder, 82, passed away Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) in the Greystone Health Care Center after a period of declining health.
Marguerite was born Jan. 12, 1919 in the state of Michigan. She was a daughter of the late Floyd and Virgil Straw, and was the widow of Ivan F. Snyder.
She attended the Methodist church.
In addition to her parents and husband, Marguerite was preceded in death by a daughter, Doris Snyder; granddaughter, Lori Jo Sencenbaugh; and grandson, Keith Arthur; and her brothers and sister.
Marguerite is survived by her daughter, Beverly Sencenbaugh, of Florida; three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Ida Snyder Olin, and Rhoanne Snyder, both of Indiana, and Raymond and Kathy Snyder, of Blountville; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the East Lawn Funeral Home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Rye Fleenor officiating.
Graveside service will follow in the garden of Everlasting Life II in the East Lawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Carl Snyder, Allen Sencenbaugh and Chris Rouse.
David Earl Stanley, 45, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - David Earl Stanley, 45, went to be with the Lord Wednesday (Nov. 21, 2001) at his home after an extended illness.
Born in Kingsport, he had resided in Southwest Virginia most of his life before moving back to Kingsport ten years ago.
He retired as a heavy equipment operator due to poor health.
Mr. Stanley was a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Hardin Stanley.
Surviving are his wife, Sheila G. Stanley, of the home; three daughters, Sheila N. Kilgore, Coeburn, Va., Cindy E. Deitz, Big Stone Gap, Va., Shawna R. Stanley, Big Stone Gap, Va.; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Rickey (Jana) Rollins, Church Hill; four stepsons, Richard O. Wood, Bristol, Tenn., Michael S. Wood and wife Misty, Gray, Ben T. Wood and wife, Meredith, Knoxville, and Charles Bryant and wife Danielle, Sulphur Springs; three grandchildren; 11 stepgrandchildren; father, Charles Cecil Stanley, Pennington Gap, Va.; two sisters, Brenda Lloyd, Bristol, Va., and Janice Stanley, California; four brothers, Ron Stanley, Norton, Va., James Stanley, Gate City, Va., Dennis Stanley, Front Royal, Va., and Paul "Corky" Stanley, Gate City, Va.; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Tom Lloyd, Chuckey, and Ernest Maggard, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hamlett-Dobson Chapel, downtown.
Services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Stanley Sims officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon Saturday at East Lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Blessed Hope Baptist Church, c/o Building Fund, 334 Holden Dr., Kingsport, Tenn. 37663 or Wellmont Hospice Program, P.O. Box 238, Kingsport, Tenn. 37662.
Deborah Ruth Strong, 92, Gate City, Va.
GATE CITY, Va. - Deborah Ruth Strong, 92, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) at Wellmont Hospice House in Bristol, Tenn.
Born in the Union Temple community of Greene County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Dr. John Calvin Marshall and Minnie McCollum Marshall Ratliff.
She was a graduate of Doak High School and Tusculum College, and taught in several Greene County schools.
In 1945, she married and moved to Gate City, Va. She served as church organist for Gate City Methodist Church and First Baptist Church of Gate City. She was a member of Union Temple United Methodist Church, the Greene County and Tennessee Retired Teachers Association. Her interests included her family and researching family history.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer F. Strong; three sisters, Trula Marshall, Anna Babb and Nova Hartman; three brothers, Vivian, Cecil and Oren Marshall; her stepfather, John Ratliff.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Debby and Jack Taylor of Yuma, Va.; two grandsons and their wives, Ty and Misty Taylor of Gate City, and Brad and Rebecca Taylor of Monroe, N.C.; one great-grandson, Darren Ross Taylor of Monroe, N.C.; one brother, Robert Marshall of Greeneville; several nieces and nephews.
The Rev. Paul Blessing will lead a graveside service at Union Temple Cemetery at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Friends may also call anytime at the home of the daughter in Yuma, Va.
Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, Va., is in charge of the arrangements.
Harry I. Wilson, 73, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Harry I. Wilson, 73, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) at his home after a brief illness.
Harry served as a volunteer at Indian Path Medical Center for seven years, and was a member of Colonial Heights United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara (Bobbie); two daughters, Mary and Christie; a brother, Richard (Titusville, Fla.); and a sister, Joan (Paw Paw, Mich.).
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at Colonial Heights United Methodist Church.
The memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Colonial Heights United Methodist Church Capital Campaign Fund.
Snyder's Funeral Home, Gray, is in charge of the arrangements.