POUND, Va. - Sarah Savannah Austin, 72, died Tuesday (May 16, 2000) at her residence.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Baker Funeral Home, Pound, Va.
Jane W. Beazell
COLONIAL HEIGHTS - Jane Beazell, 84, passed away (may 4, 2000).
There will be a memorial service Sunday, May 21, 2000, at 4 p.m., at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church.
The family request those desiring may make memorial contributions in memory of Jane to Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 213 Colonial Heights Road, Kingsport, Tenn. 37663.
East Lawn Funeral Home is served the Beazell family.
Wesley D. Culbertson
Entombment services for Wesley Doyle Culbertson, 41, Kingsport, who went to be with the Lord Saturday (May 13, 2000) will be at 11 a.m. today in the East Lawn Mausoleum Chapel.
Pallbearers will be Bill King, Jeff Kilby, Chris Webb, Bobby Hall, Rick Norris and Richard Hall.
Honorary pallbearers will be all other friends.
The family request those desiring may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society for Colon Cancer Research, c/o Wanda Grills, 1217 Radcliff Ave., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.
East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Culbertson family.
Edna Pearl Doss
MOORESBURG, Tenn. - Services for Edna Pearl Doss, 86, who passed away 3:30 a.m. Monday (May 15, 2000) will be held at 7 p.m. today in the chapel of Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville, with the Rev. Doug Harris officiating.
Calling hours are from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lee Memorial Park in Woodway, Va.
Macie T. Flanary
DUFFIELD, Va. - Graveside services for Macie T. Flanary, 94, who entered into rest on (May 14, 2000) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Carter-McKinney Cemetery.
The family will be meeting at the Duffield Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and friends.
Agnes Slemp Folson
KINGSPORT - Agnes Slemp Folson, 85, went to be with the Lord at her residence Tuesday (May 16, 2000).
Agnes was born May 6, 1915, in Hyders Gap, Washington County, Va., to the late Howard Fletcher and Cordelia Dye Counts.
Agnes was a loving mother, wife, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She was an avid fisherwoman with a keen sense of humor, who loved being with her family with lots of laughter, kindness and love, she was the type of mother, grandmother that most people would admire, she was unique.
Agnes was preceded in death by her first husband, Elmer M. Slemp; sisters, Bess and Hassie; brothers, Roy, Bascom, Garland and Doug.
Agnes is survived by her husband, Harold (Jim) Folson, Kingsport; daughter and son-in-law, Carol Grubb and her husband, Charles, Kingsport; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Slemp and wife, Joyce, Harold Slemp, Jimmy Slemp, Larry and Sandy Slemp, all of Kingsport; step daughter, Joy Bryant, Tifton, Ga.; sisters, Ruth Taylor, Nell Counts, both of Abingdon, Va., Laura Slemp, South Carolina; brothers, Charlie Counts, Chesapeake, Va. and Virgil Counts, Abingdon, Va.; also surviving are 11 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the East Lawn Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Al South officiating.
The family will meet at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Thursday going in a procession for the entombment service at 11 a.m. in the East Lawn Mausoleum Chapel.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Mike, Jeff, Greg, Jon, Rick, Steve and great grandson, Brandon Hartgrove.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bryce Sykes, Billy Shelton and Mike Hartgrove.
JOHNSON CITY - Services for James Walter Arnold Fronk, 48, who passed away Saturday (May 13, 2000) will be held at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville.
Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery.
EAST RIDGE, Tenn. - Sue Turner Fulkerson, 65, passed away Wednesday (May 10, 2000).
She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, Ga.
Surviving are her husband, Ben Fulkerson, East Ridge, Tenn.; two sons, Paul R. Fulkerson, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Jerry B. Fulkerson, Seattle, Wash.; three sisters, Dorothy Loney and Ruth Carmichael, both of Chattanooga and Bess Springer, Portland, Ore.; two brothers, Joseph E. Turner, Cleveland, Ohio and Donald R. Turner, Chattanooga; and several nieces and nephews.
The family had visitation Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
Graveside services were held at noon Saturday in Sequatchie Memorial Gardens with Dr. Arthur H. Jones Jr. officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
WEBER CITY, Va. - Rickey Hersman, 41, entered into rest Sunday (May 14, 2000) while visiting his mother in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born in Kingsport on Feb. 21, 1959 and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Wesley and Gladys Collings.
Surviving are his wife, Tammy Osborne Hersman, Weber City, Va.; mother, Cleo Collings Hersman, Cincinnati, Ohio; children, Adam Hersman Thomas, Batesville, In., Teddy Charles Faxon, U.S. Navy, Weber City, Va., and Kathrine Jewel Faxon, Weber City, Va.; one sister, Anita Weigel-Manis, Kingsport; two nephews, Wesley Weigel and Richard Manis Jr.; great-niece, Phoenix Weigel; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gate City Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Garland Tipton officiating.
Music will be provided by The Osborne Family.
Military graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va., with Charles DeWitt Byrd Post No. 3382 of the VFW in charge.
Pallbearers will be Adam Hersman Thomas, Rick Price, Wesley Weigel, David McMillion, Vernon Vaughn, Ted Fletcher Jr., Mike Grissom and Steve Grissom.
The family will be meeting at 12:15 p.m. at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery.
HAMPTON, Tenn. - Emily Hoffman, went to be with the Lord after a lengthy illness on (May 15, 2000) at her residence.
Born on April 18, 1911, to the late Martha and Thomas Wilson in Homestead, Penn.
She moved to the Bristol area in 1959 and to Hampton, Tenn. in 1980.
She was a member of the First Church of the Brethern in Bristol, Tenn. and was a lifelong homemaker and served as a Head Start Volunteer for many years. She was devoted her life to her husband, children and caring for her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Earl Hoffman; two brothers; and two sisters.
Surviving are two daughters, Lois H. Wallace, Blountville, Tenn. and Wilma H. Turner, Sanford, N.C.; one son and daughter-in-law, David E. and Wilma D. Hoffman, Hampton, Tenn.; also surviving are 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and one step great-grandchild; one niece and one nephew.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Blountville Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jeff Johnson officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Blountville, Tenn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jeffrey Peters, Darrell Honeycutt, Anthony Peters, Charles Phil Hyder, Ricky Plank, Tim Coulthard, Robert B. Wallace and George Parris.
Donald Evan Manis
ROGERSVILLE - Services for Donald Evan Manis, 49, who departed this life (May 15, 2000) will be held at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville, with the Rev. Billy Johnson and the Rev. Bill Winstead officiating.
Interment will follow in the Manis Cemetery.
KINGSPORT - Mabel Starnes Milhorn, 86, entered into eternal rest at 6 p.m. Sunday (May 14, 2000) at Holston Valley Medical Center of a heart attack.
She was born July 31, 1913 in Hill Station, Va., and moved with her family to Kingsport at an early age. She married George F. Milhorn on June 1, 1932 and until his death on Nov. 14, 1990 they were active in the Mt. Carmel and Ketron Memorial United Methodist Senior Citizen Groups.
Mrs. Milhorn was a lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol in good standing for over 20 years. She was a member of Cedar View Independent Methodist Church and attended Ketron Memorial United Methodist Church in her later years.
She was an avid sports fan who loved to watch the Atlanta Braves baseball team.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, George F. Milhorn; her parents, Ezra and Nannie Starnes; an infant sister, Dora Starnes; and two sisters, Lantha Gibson and Nora Lane.
Surviving are her beloved son, George T. (Tommy) Milhorn and wife, Bobbye, Kingsport; a granddaughter, Cindy Milhorn Fleenor and husband, James, Blountville; a great-granddaughter, Jamie Anne Fleenor, Blountville; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Allen and Hildred Ledwell, both of Kingsport; two brothers-in-law, Sam Milhorn and wife, Genevieve Milhorn, and Bill Lane, Kingsport; several nieces and nephews; special friends and neighbors, Ruth Pyle, Drew Hommell and the Danny Burrell family of Kingsport.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, with the Rev. Jim Adcox officiating.
Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bill Harris, Charlie Norman, Charlie Dixon, James Fleenor, Jay Flanary and Danny Burrell.
Nicole Burgin Mull
MIDWAY, Tenn. - Lea Nicole Burgin Mull, 25, died at home Monday morning (May 15, 2000).
She was a homemaker and a member of Doughty's Chapel Church. She was a 1992 graduate of Gate City High School and was a devoted wife and mother.
Mrs. Mull is survived by her husband, Robert C. Mull, of the home; one daughter, Autumn Lee Brown, of the home; mother, Dinah Lee Jones, Church Hill; father, Terry W. Burgin Sr., Sneedville, Tenn.; one brother, Terry W. Burgin Jr., Kingsport; maternal grandmother, Edith Marie Whetsel, Kingsport; paternal grandmother, Joyce Burgin, Sneedville, Tenn.; maternal great-grandmother, Georgia Riggs, Kingsport; two aunts, Kathy Britt, Kingsport, Sarita Grizzi, New Jersey; and several cousins.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Charles Ervin officiating.
Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Those wishing to attend the graveside service may meet at the cemetery at 2:15 p.m. Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to Robert Mull and the daughter, Autumn, 296 Arrowhead Loop Road, Midway, Tenn. 37809.
COEBURN, Va. - Roy Joe (R.J.) Ring, 59, passed away Tuesday (May 16, 2000) in the Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.
He was the son of the late Ralph Ring Sr. and Nell McCarty Ring and was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jean Ring.
Surviving are a sister, Anna Ruth Richardson, Coeburn, Va.; four brothers, Ralph (Coo-Boy) Ring Jr., John H. Ring, both of Coeburn, Va., Sam Ring, Norton, Va., and Willis Ring, Big Stone Gap, Va.; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sturgill Funeral Home in Coeburn, Va.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. John McCarroll and the Rev. Joe Renfro officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Coeburn, Va.
KINGSPORT - Graveside services for Pearl Robbins, 97, 908 Meadow Lane, who died at 2 p.m. Sunday (May 14, 2000) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Liberty Hill Cemetery in Mount Carmel.
Those attending are requested to meet at the cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Bailey, W.B. Bledsoe, Jim Morehead, Edward Christian, Vernon, Christian, Jack Christian, Larry Bledsoe, and Arthur Morehead.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown is in charge of arrangements.
BIG STONE GAP, Va. - Thelma Sherman Slemp, died Sunday (May 14, 2000) at Norton Community Hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete.
Gilliam Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
POUND, Va. - Joseph (Ked) Vanover, 65, 11256 Riverside Drive, died Monday (May 15, 2000) at his residence after a brave battle with cancer.
He was a former employee of Baker Funeral Home, a retired miner and a plumber. He was a member of the UMWA District 20, Local 6229 and attended Free Will Baptist churches.
He was preceded in death by his parents, La Fayette Vanover and Delphia Mullins Vanover; his sisters, Edith Hayes, Lena Stallard and Margie Vanover; and his brothers, Carl and Billy Vanover.
Surviving are his wife, Elvia Phillips Vanover, Pound, Va.; three daughters, Sandra Anthony, Lynchburg, Va., Brenda Vanover and Debbie Mullins, both of Pound, Va.; two sons, Ronnie Vanover and Carlos Phillips, both of Pound, Va.; 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; one brother, Bruce Vanover, Big Stone Gap, Va.
Calling hours are from 4 to 9 p.m. today at Baker Funeral Home, Pound, Va.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Sadie Baker Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Randy Carter officiating.
Burial will be in the Dewey Memorial Cemetery, Pound, Va.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.