RAINSVILLE -- Paul Brown of the Blake community died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in an area hospital. He was 93.
Survivors include his sons, Bill Brown, Woodbridge, Va., Charles Brown, Rainsville, Dewight Brown, Trenton, Ga., Jerry, Joel and Bonnie Brown, all of Fort Payne, Ala.; three daughters, Jimmy Faye Akins, Buffalo, N.Y., Jeanette Thomas, Athens, Ga., and Paulette Akins, Fort Payne; three brothers, Grady Brown, Rainsville, D.C. Brown, Charleston, S.C., and Jay Brown, Crossville, Ala.; two sisters, Minnie Lou Collier, Rainsville, and Yvonne Tanner, Scottsboro, Ala.; 24 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronald Berry and the Rev. A.C. Durham officiating.
Burial will be in Eesley's Chapel Cemetery.
BRIDGEPORT -- Jerry Coates died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in an area hospital. She was 74.
She was a dental assistant at the South Pittsburg Clinic and a member of Bridgeport Church of Christ.
Survivors include three sons, John Coates, Anderson, S.C., Rick Coates, Bridgeport, and David Coates, Brandon, Miss.; sister, Nell Holder, Gordo, Ala.; three grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday at Bridgeport Church of Christ.
Burial was in Rocky Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Rudder Funeral Home.
FORT PAYNE -- Tonya Beryl Keyt Dick died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, from injuries she sustained in an automobile accident. She was 29.
She was a Baptist, the daughter of the late Robert Keyt and an employee of Wee Sock in Fort Payne.
Survivors include her husband, Eddie Dick; two daughters, Kaci and Lori Dick, both of Fort Payne; mother, Awilda Roberts Keyt, Fort Payne; sisters, Lela Keyt, Fort Payne, and Stephanie Sansom, Chattanooga.
The funeral will be today at 3 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. David House and the Rev. Ronnie Highfield officiating.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
HUNTSVILLE -- Zelma Toney Rose died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in a hospital in Huntsville. She was 50.
Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home, Chattanooga.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Anna Fay Robinson died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in Kansas.
Arrangements will be announced by Taylor Funeral Home.
DALLAS -- Ruth Godsey Scarbrough, formerly of Chattanooga, died Feb. 18, 2000, in Dallas.
A graveside service will be Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.
Arrangements are by Eastgate Funeral Home, Garland, Texas.
BRIDGEPORT -- James Macklin "Jim" Kirk died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in a Chattanooga hospital. He was 85.
He retired from Avondale Mills and worked as a security guard for 16 years at First National Bank of Bridgeport.
Survivors include his wife, Jessie Lee Kirk; daughter, Polly Duke, Bridgeport; son, Mack Kirk, Carson, Calif.; sister, Zelma Gamble, Hixson.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. CDT at Rudder Funeral Home with the Rev. John Gamble and the Rev. George Maynor officiating.
Burial will be in Rocky Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be today after 2 p.m. CDT at the funeral home.
FORT PAYNE -- Mildred Louise Mobley of the Mount Vernon community died Monday, May 8, 2000, at her home. She was 84.
She was a member of McNutt Memorial United Methodist Church and the widow of Joseph Elbert Mobley.
Survivors include her daughters, Betty Cole, Fort Payne, Polly Files, Norcross, Ga., and Rita Kelly, Birmingham, Ala.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Marshall officiating.
Burial will be in Loveless Cemetery. Return to top
BIRMINGHAM -- Harding A. Shankles, formerly of Fort Payne, died Monday, May 8, 2000, in an area hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell C. Shankles; one son, Glenn H. Shankles, Birmingham; sister, Dovie White, Fort Payne; brother, Calvin Shankles, Section, Ala.; his parents, Reuben C, and Sadie Shankles, Powell, Ala.
The funeral will be today at 1 p.m. at Rainsville Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Venable officiating.
Burial will be in Town Creek Cemetery. Return to top
SYLVANIA -- Elba Smalley died Thursday, April 27, 2000, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Jackson Smalley, and children, Velma Wooten and Verbon and Bobby Ray Smalley.
Survivors include a son, Waylon E. Smalley, Valley Head, Ala.; two daughters, Elaine Chester, Sylvania, and Doris Hairston, Henagar, Ala.; two sisters, Idell Carson, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and Ila Bell, Henagar; 15 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held April 29 at Rainsville Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Porter and Donny Johnson officiating.
Burial was in Unity Cemetery. Return to top
CALVERT CITY, Ky. -- Grace C. "Dadie" Hill, formerly of Dunlap, Tenn., died Monday, May 8, 2000, in Kentucky. She was 99.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil A. Hill, and two daughters, Margaret Hill and Mary E. Weaver. She was a member of Dunlap United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Harry L. Hill, Springfield, Tenn.; sister, Hallie Belle Layne, Dunlap, Tenn.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be today at 1 p.m. at Rankin Cemetery with the Rev. Thomas Gholston officiating.
This announcement is by Putnam-Standefer-Reed Funeral Home, Dunlap. Return to top
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Anna Faye Robinson, formerly of Chattanooga, died Tuesday, May 2, 2000, in Kansas City. She was 54.
She was preceded in death by her father, William L. Robinson; sisters, Vivian Griffin, Delbra Sampson, and Eloise Robinson, and a brother, Wayne Robinson Sr.
Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Carrie and Harold Kincaid Sr.; grandmother, Fannie Kirk, all of Chattanooga; brothers, William Jr., Adolphus, and Arthur Robinson, Chicago; Howard, Grady, Walter, Gregory and David Robinson, Chattanooga; sisters, Brenda, Patricia, Angelina, and Jackie Robinson and Elizabeth Garrett, Chattanooga.
The funeral will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home, Chattanooga, with pastor Kevin Adams Sr. officiating.
Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, East.
Visitation will be today from 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Return to top
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Albert Lee Tools, formerly of Chattanooga, died Saturday, May 6, 2000, in New York.
He was a former member of Marble Top Baptist Church.
Local survivors include a sister, Deloris Henderson, Chattanooga,
Services and burial will be Thursday in Buffalo.
Arrangements are by Alfred Lewis Mortuary, Buffalo.
This announcement is by Taylor Funeral Home.
Thomas Moore Sr.
HENAGAR -- Thomas Edward Moore Sr., 69, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001.
Mr. Moore was owner of Morgas in Rosalie, Ala., and he was of the Baptist faith. Survivors are wife, Winslow "Lacy" Moore, Henagar; son, Eddie Moore of Henagar; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Deborah Moore, Henagar; daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Edward Knight, Henagar; grandchildren, Marsha and Johnny Goff, Julie Knight, Ashley Moore and Blake Moore, all of Henagar; brothers, Verell Moore, Gallatin, Tenn., James A. Moore, Leeds, Ala., Paul Moore, Chattanooga, Roy Moore, Pisgah, and Vernell Moore, Chattanooga; sisters, Hazel Corbin, Valley Head, Ala., Lorene Hardeman, Henagar, and Dorothy Whitmire of Spring City, Tenn.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. CST in Kerby Funeral Home chapel with Rev. J. A. Linville and Rev. Bud Durham officiating. Interment was in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens, Henagar.
SELMA -- Martha Trail, 76, formerly of Selma, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at the home of her daughter in Athens, Ga.
She was preceded in death by husband, Rev. A.O. Trail, former pastor of the Selma Church of God.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Swearingen of Chattanooga, Carolyn Looney Wilkinson, Athens; sisters, Velma Carraway, Warren, Ohio, Mary Ellen Bovin of Cleveland, Tenn.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Tommy Looney, Richie Swearingen, Eddie Harris, Mark Henley, Phillip Free, Coy Healms.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the Selma Church of God with Rev. Raymond Williams and Rev. Douglas Johns officiating and Lawrence Funeral Home directing. Burial at Pineview Memory Gardens Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Lawrence Funeral Home from 7-9 p.m. today, Feb. 8, 2001.
CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Mary McCoy died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001.
Daughter of the late Emma Upshaw, sister of Anclee Upshaw, Mattie Simpson and Joseph Upshaw. Grandmother of Stephanie and Daniella McCoy.
Visitation: Friday, noon until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. at Renfro & Piper Funeral Service, 647 Forest Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229. Interment: Baltimore Pike Cemetery
ALBANY, Ore. -- Corry Sharp, 68, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, at his home.
A native of Linden, Tenn., he graduated from Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology), then worked for Combustion Engineering in Chattanooga for five years, for Arnold Engineering and Development Center where he worked on the Apollo Program while in Tullahoma, Tenn., for 16 years, and for Marion County Chancery Court in Jasper, Tenn., for 14 years. Since retiring to Oregon in 1992, he was active in efforts to provide affordable housing. He was involved in the Y-Mentoring Program, serving as senior "partner" to several teen-agers. He was involved in the community efforts to keep the Safeway store in West Albany. He was known for his cooking, including his popcorn, pies and University of Tennessee Chicken.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Burns Sharp; sons, Samuel C. Sharp Jr., Jasper, James E. Sharp, Sequatchie; daughters, Sally S. Dean and Laura D. Sharp, both of Chattanooga, Patricia S. Rollins, Jasper; brothers, James K. Sharp, Long Beach, Miss., Robert K. Sharp, Goodlettsville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Michael Rollins, Jasper, James Sharp Jr. and Cherish Sharp, both of Sequatchie. He was preceded in death by his parents, James K. and Sarah Ann (Kelly) Sharp.
Celebration of Life Service at St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1730 Hill St. SE, Albany, at noon Friday. Celebration of Life Services are pending in Tennessee.
Memorial contributions to The Albany Housing Partnership or the Y-Mentoring Program c/o Fisher Funeral Home.