Ordie C. Baines, 79, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Graveside services with full military honors for Ordie Columbus Baines, 79, who went to be with the Lord at 8 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 19, 2002) will be conducted at 10 a.m. today by VFW Post No. 3382 of Kingsport in the garden of Apostle's of the East Lawn Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank Dr. Carl Bendeck and the staff on the 6th floor at Holston Valley Medical Center for all their kindness.
Family will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be brothers of Arnold's Chapel Holiness Church.
East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Baines family.
Bob G. Barlow, 50, Church Hill.
CHURCH HILL - Bob G. Barlow, 50, 226 Ramey Town Road, passed away Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) at his residence.
He was the son of Bob L. and Jean Barlow of Kingsport. He was a native of Sullivan County, but had lived in Hawkins County for the last 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Jay Barlow.
Surviving are his wife, Mona Barlow; parents, Bob L. and Jean Barlow, Kingsport; sons, Bob Cody Barlow and Shane Wesley Barlow, both of Mount Carmel; sisters, Debra L. Phillips, Blountville, Sherry B. Reed, Jonesborough and Gayneese D. Bales, Blountville; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Snyder's Funeral Home, Gray.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Andy Sensabaugh officiating.
Interment will be today at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, 491 Beulah Church Road, following the services.
Pallbearers will be Gerald Gray, Don Gray, Bill Wilson, Bud Phillips, Clarke Reed and Mike Bales.
Lester Broyles, 84, Johnson City.
JOHNSON CITY - Graveside services for Mr. Lester T. "Russ" Broyles, 84, 224 Big Sandy Road, Telford, Tenn., who passed away Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) will follow the visitation today at Fairview Cemetery in Jonesborough with the Rev. Paul Broyles officiating.
Calling hours are from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Gray Funeral Home. The chapel will be open anytime today for viewing.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be Herbert Armentrout, Ralph Hensley, Bobby Slagle, Lee Ward, Cecil Ward, Dick Campbell and Palmer Squible.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Rev. E.W. Barnes, Fred and Jake Sutherland, Bill and Derek Bowman, Lee and Robert Ward, Glen Arnold, Rolland Campbell, Murphy Hensley, Larry Shankes, Albert and Gerald Rogers, Johnny Broyles and Bill Sanders.
Lucille S. Canipe, 90, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Lucille Susan Canipe, 90, went peacefully to be with the Lord at 9 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) at her residence after a brief illness.
Lucille was born July 7, 1911 in Mitchell County North Carolina and was a daughter of the late Robert (Bob) and Jeanette (Young) McKinney. She was married for 61 years to the late Leonard Wilson Canipe who passed away in 1990.
Mrs. Canipe was a 50 year member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church, a loving mother, special and loving grandmother to her grandchildren and a special granny to all other children in the area. Lucille was a lady of great courage, understanding and a lot of faith.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Blanche Garland and a brother, Marvin McKinney.
Surviving are her children, Gladys and Dick Shackelford, Bill Canipe, Artie and Phyllis Canipe, Wade Canipe, Glenna and Don Lisenby and Brenda and T.C. Bundrant; grandchildren, Richard and Sandra Shackelford, Chuck Shackelford, James and Ginger Shackelford, Debbie and George Wanner, Patty Canipe Winkler, Michelle and Terry Light, Calan and Joey Canipe, Chris Canipe, Kevin and Rhonda Lisenby, Kent and Melanie Lisenby, Keith and Kristi Lisenby, Brooke Bundrant and Tammy Bundrant; great-grandchildren, Lisa and Jimmy Gangloff, Brian and Stacy Shackelford, Heather Lenoir, Mitzi and Tom Stiltner, Linzy and Dickie Hutson, Philip Wanner, Susan Wanner, Jared Light Morgan Lisenby, Austin Lisenby; great-great-grandchildren, Cody Gangloff, Brandon Gangloff, Callie Shackelford, Garrett Stiltner, Caleb Hutson; several special nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. today at East Lawn Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant View Baptist Church with the Rev. Wayne Baker and the Rev. Stanley Sims officiating.
The body will be taken to the church one hour prior to the services.
Music will be under the direction of the church choir.
Graveside services will follow in the East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of the Good Shepherd.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be deacons of the church.
The family request those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Gideons International Church Hill and Mount Carmel Camp, P.O. Box 846, Church Hill, Tenn. 37642.
Sandra Castle, 54, Blountville.
BLOUNTVILLE - Mrs. Sandra "Kadie" Castle, 54, 425 Highland Meadows Drive, died on Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2002) at the Bristol Regional Medical Center.
She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol and Kingsport area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Hickman Memorial Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Peters; a son, little David Salmons; grandparents, J.L. Peters and Ena Peters and Celia Slagle; infant brother, Donnie Peters; a niece, Mary Ruth Peters; and an infant nephew, Robin Leonard.
Surviving are her husband, Jack Castle; children, Brian Salmons, Scottie and Rita Salmons, Rebecca (Becki) and Mike Sheets; mother, Ruth Peters; sisters and brothers-in-law, Pat and Richard Hughes, Betty and Steve Self, Belvia and G.T. Leonard and Christine and Clint Hensley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rod and Wanda Peters, Dick and Betty Peters and Ronnie and Mary Peters; grandchildren, Dustin, Christin and Amanda Barrett, Wade Moore and Josh Salmons, Casey Sheets and David Harr; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and cousins.
Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Weaver Funeral Home, Bristol.
Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Dewey Shaffer, Pastor Clint Hensley, Pastor Eddie Zimmerman and Pastor Johnny Gibson officiating.
The committal will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at East Lawn Cemetery. Those wishing to go in procession from the funeral home to the cemetery may meet at the funeral home by 2 p.m. Sunday.
Pallbearers will be Billy Leonard, Barry Leonard, Aaron Leonard, Jonathan McNutt, Robert Kennedy and Charles Sanders.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Orfield, Harvey Mays, Barry Shaffer, Ray Moore and Shannon Ball. Special thanks to the church family, friends and Dr. Moran.
E-mail condolences may be sent to www.Weaverfuneralhome.net.
Hal D. Cox, 78, Kingsport.
Graveside services for Hal D. Cox, 78, Kingsport, who died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday night (Feb. 20, 2002) will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. today in Oak Hill Cemetery with David R. Cordrey, Minister officiating.
Calling hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport.
Pallbearers will be Lloyd Booher, Claude Smith, Warren Riggs, Hicks Collins, Dan Stamper and Dorsie Fulwiler.
Larry Whitaker and Joe B. Shipley will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be given to the Boohers Chapel Methodist Church, c/o Mary Lynn Booher, Box 194, Boozie Creek Road, Route 3, Bristol, Va. 24201.
Virginia Fulkerson, 92, Johnson City.
JOHNSON CITY - Virginia Thomas Fulkerson, 92, passed away Friday (Feb. 22, 2002) at NHC Healthcare in Johnson City.
A graduate from Carson Newman College in 1932, she served as a physical therapist in the U.S. Army during World War II and was discharged as first lieutenant. After 25 years, she retired in 1974 as chief physical therapist at Mountain Home V.A. Hospital in Johnson City.
She was a member of Fall Branch United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Cordelia Fulkerson; three sisters, Maxine and Mary Fulkerson and Maude Chambers; one brother, John Milt Fulkerson.
Surviving are a nephew, Thomas E. Chambers and wife, Joane, Fall Branch; great-nephews, Tom Chambers Jr. and wife, Janice, Atlanta, Ga., Steven Chambers and wife, Janet, Sunrise, Fla., John Chambers and wife, Vanessa, Collierville, Tenn.; and sister-in-law, Pearl K. Fulkerson, Gray.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Gray Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Kidd officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Bacon Kincheloe Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Tom Chambers Jr., Steve Chambers, John Chambers, Jerry Deakins, Fred Coffey and Jeff Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be John B. Deakins Sr., and Travis Brown.
Martha Gillenwater, Church Hill.
CHURCH HILL - Martha Tranbarger Gillenwater (Ross Campground) went to be with the Lord Friday morning (Feb. 22, 2002) due to a long illness.
A lifelong resident of Hawkins County, she had worked at Arcata Graphics for 22 years. She was a member of Ross Campground United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her father, Hubert Tranbarger; her brother-in-law, Lynn Bowman.
Surviving are her husband, Earl Gillenwater; her daughter, Amy Estepp and her husband, Brad, Church Hill; grandsons, Peyton Lynn Estepp, Carter Robert Estepp (arrival date on April 27, 2002); mother, Lula Clark Tranbarger, Church Hill; sister, Louise Bowman, Church Hill; brother, Robert (Bob) Tranbarger and his wife, Brenda, Church Hill; two nieces, Kathy Gilliam, Rice, Va., Melissa Tranbarger, Santa Clarita, Calif.; nephew, Robert Bowman, Knoxville; a great niece and two great nephews; a special aunt, Ruth Greer; two special cousins, Ann Estes and Steve Clark.
Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill or friends may also call anytime at the residence, 574 Tranbarger Road (Ross Campground).
Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Calvin Tabor officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Ross Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Family and friends attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Steve Clark, Ivan Ramey, Garland Davis, Gene Shoemaker, Jim Hagie, Fred Steadman.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brent Haggy, Kenneth Housewright and Don Winegar.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: Ross Campground United Methodist Church building fund, c/o: Sheila Roberts, 257 Spruce St., Mount Carmel, Tenn. 37645 or to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steels Road, Bristol, Tenn. 37620.
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Nora Edna Greear, 85, Lincoln Park, Mich.
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. - Nora E. Greear, 85, entered into rest Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) at Oakwood Hospital Medical Center in Lincoln Park, Mich.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Gate City Funeral Home.
William Holtzclaw, 85, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - William Clemon Holtzclaw, 85, died late Thursday evening (Feb. 21, 2002) at Holston Valley Hospital after a brief illness.
Born in Weldon, N.C., he had lived in Canton, N.C. before moving to Kingsport in 1940. He retired from Mead Corp. in 1978 after 38 years of service. On retirement he was head machine tender on Machine No. 5. He was very proud of the people with whom he worked. An avid traveler, he and his wife wintered in Arizona and Florida for several years. They visited each of the continental states. After retirement, their theme song was "On the Road Again." He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert W. Holtzclaw and Leta Garren Holtzclaw; his wife of 58 years Virginia Wilson Holtzclaw; brother, Wesley Holtzclaw; and sister, Maxine Duke.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Ray Moore, Kingsport, Leta and Reggie Gillespie, Buchanan, Va. and his son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Pam Holtzclaw, Hampton, Va.; seven grandchildren, Marci Moore Holland and George Moore, both of Kingsport, Lee Green, Greensboro, N.C., Mikki Green, Roanoke, Va., Will Holtzclaw and Cole Holtzclaw, both of Hampton, Va. and Sonja Gillespie, Charlotte, N.C.; three great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Black and Bronwyn Jackson, both of Kingsport and Brianna Riley, Charlotte, N.C.; one brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Betsy Holtzclaw, Kingsport; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Hill Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Tommy Holtzclaw officiating.
Entombment will be at Oak Hill Mausoleum following the funeral service.
Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren.
An on-line guest book may be signed at www.legacy.com.
Ms. Andrea Jackson, 31, Arab, Ala.
ARAB, Ala. - Ms. Andrea Lee Jackson, 31, 499 Parkwood Lane, died Tuesday (Feb. 19, 2002) at her home.
Surviving are her parents, James and Claudia Carroll of Arab, Ala.; one brother, Andrew Lee Jackson of Arab, Ala.; grandparents, Ruby Sumner of Kingsport and Sue Carroll of Grant, Ala.; great-grandmother, Elsie Burks of Grant, Ala.
Services were conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Grant Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Grant, Ala. Brother Clayton Tuggle officiated.
Interment was in the Free Home Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Mike Doty, Matt Dennis, Drew Jackson, Tim Thompson, Bryce Click and Dennis Satterfield.
Lucy Jones, 93, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Lucy Pearl White Jones, 93, of 2386 Rock Springs Road, went home to be with the Lord Friday morning (February 22, 2002) in the presence of her family.
She was born in Johnson City, but had resided in Kingsport since she was seven-years-old. Mrs. Jones was a homemaker and a member of Long Island Evangelical Methodist Church.
She was the daughter of the late Edgar Eligha and Bessie White.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stonewall Jackson Jones in 1961; three sons, Sherill Jackson Jones (1948), Richard E. Jones (1991) and Herbert H. Jones (2000); a daughter, Mary Ellen Jones (1948); two brothers, Fred Franklin White and Carl White; three sisters, Mary Sue Russell Cody, Maude Dariel White and Mildred Kestner.
Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Samuel (Norma Ruth) Sexton, Rev. J.C. (Joann) Riner and Mrs. Jerry (Carolyn) English, all of Kingsport; three sons, Ferrell M. Jones and wife, Patty, Shannon M. Jones, all of Kingsport and Fred W. Jones, Parker, Ari.; 21 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert E. White, Kingsport; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Joel Waldron and Rev. Smith Kestner officiating.
Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Castle, Ellis Robertson, Freddie Knuth, Kenny Carter, Alvin Hunt and Larry Jayne.
Memorials may be given to the Wellmont Hospice, 280 Steeles Road, Bristol, Tenn. 37620.
John Joyner, 93, Kingsport.
Services for John Amos Joyner, 93, Kingsport, who died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today at Pleasant View Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Baker officiating.
Calling hours are from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at the church. The body will be taken to the church at 11 a.m. today.
Burial will be at Holston View Cemetery immediately following the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2101 Stadium Drive, Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.
Deacons of Pleasant View Baptist Church will serve as pallbearers.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.
Ruth A. Moore, 82, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Ruth Addington Moore, 82, died Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2002) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a brief illness.
Mrs. Moore was born in Bulls Gap, Tenn. and resided most of her life in Kingsport. She had worked for Tennessee Eastman Co. and later became a licensed practical nurse working for Holston Valley Hospital.
She was a member of Ketron Memorial United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Moore Sr.
Surviving are her son, Ellis Willard Moore Jr., Jackson, N.J.; grandchildren, Teresa Koontz and Deborah Barnes, both of Knoxville and Andrew Moore, San Diego, Calif.; great-grandchildren, Keeley Thress-Barnes, Autumn Koontz and Keegan Thress-Barnes; sisters, Catherine Mahoney, Church Hill, Martha White, Kingsport; brothers, Henry W. Addington, Richmond, Va., Forrest Addington, Jacksonville, Fla., and Rev. John J. Addington, Greensboro, N.C.; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Harry Hight and the Rev. John J. Addington officiating.
The family suggest memorials be given to a charity of the donor's choice.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown, is serving the Moore family.
Mary Phillips, 87, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Services for Mrs. Mary Glenn Walker Phillips, 87, a longtime resident of Chattanooga, Tenn., and widow of the late Dr. James B. Phillips II, who died Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2002) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown, with Rev. Jack Raymore officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 4 p.m. today in Forest Hills Cemetery, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Food Pantry at Waverly Road Presbyterian Church, 1415 Waverly Road, Kingsport, Tenn. 37664 or to a favorite charity.
Jerry Price, Kingsport.
KINGSPORT - Jerry Alvin Price departed this life Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) at the Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.
Survivors and arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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Gladys Viers, 83, Vansant, Va.
VANSANT, Va. - Gladys Faye Clevinger Viers, 83, of the Russell Prater section of Route 1, died Friday (Feb. 22, 2002) at the Buchanan General Hospital after an extended illness.
Born in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of the late Bert and Cansada Woods Clevinger. She was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and a member of the Big Prater Primitive Baptist Church. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Viers was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Viers on July 17, 1987.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Frances Viers; four sisters, Eula Viers, Nell Viers, Lucy Bartley and Gertrude Fields; and one brother, Bobby Clevinger.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Bobby (Carol) Cox and Mrs. Barry (Mary Sue) Owens, both of Vansant, Va.; one son, Roger C. and his wife Beverly Viers of Wise, Va.; six grandchildren, Jennifer Lynn Cook, Regina Ann Scalf, Cynthia Vandyke, Russell Owens Megan Cline and Christi Lardieri; and nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Clevinger and Nona Ratliff, both of Route 2, Grundy, Va.; two brothers, Elmer Clevinger, Route 2, Grundy, Va., and Junior Clevinger, Belfast, Va.
Calling hours are after 5 p.m. today at Grundy Funeral Home, Grundy, Va, with an evening service at 7 p.m.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home chapel with Elders Landon Colley, Buford Stacy and Ezra Davis Jr. officiating.
Burial will be in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park at Big Rock, Va.
Active pallbearers will be family and friends.
Annie Whitaker, 82, Jonesborough.
JONESBOROUGH - Services for Annie Gregg Whitaker, 82, of 145 Gregg Hollow Road, who died at 11:06 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 20, 2002) will be conducted at 8 p.m. today at Gregg's Chapel Church in Jonesborough with Rev. Gene Riddle and Rev. Mike Hubbard officiating.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the church and any time at the home.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Bacon Kincheloe Cemetery, Jonesborough.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes is serving the Whitaker family.
Lucy V. Willis, Kyles Ford, Tenn.
KYLES FORD, Tenn. - Lucy V. Willis, born March 9, 1924 and died at the home of her daughter, Elaine Bristol, Thursday (Feb. 21, 2002) after a lingering illness.
She had been a resident of the Kyles Ford community all her life except for the last four years, where she made her home with her daughter in Morristown, Tenn.
She was saved at an early age and joined the Willis Chapel Church, where she remained a member until her death.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rod Willis; one daughter, Darlene Willis; and one brother, W.R. Neeley.
Surviving are one daughter, Elaine Bristol, Morristown, Tenn.; two grandsons, Jeffrey Cody and Danny Cody, both of Morristown, Tenn.; one great-granddaughter, Melody Cody, Morristown, Tenn.; three sisters, Imagean Dowson, Morristown, Tenn., Dorothy Moore, Church Hill and Dolly Horton, Kingsport; one brother, Frank Neeley, Ridgeway, Va.; several nieces and nephews.
"Mama, I held you in my arms as you made your journey home;
I couldn't go with you, but I'll meet you in Heaven
When God calls my name."
Written by her daughter, Elaine Bristol.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Robinette Funeral Home, Blackwater, Va.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. John Arnott officiating.
Committal services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Willis Family Cemetery in Kyles Ford, Tenn.
Family and pallbearers are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery.