DUNLAP -- Carrie Mae Cooley Harvey died Tuesday, May 9, 2000, in a Chattanooga hospital. She was 87.
She attended the Church of God and was preceded in death by her husband, Taft Harvey; and two sons, Lonnie and Eisenhower Harvey.
Survivors include a son, Nixon Harvey, Dunlap; daughters, Joyce Snyder, Gertie Mae Snyder, Jimmie Ruth Womac, Eula V. Walker and Lorene Lewis, all of Dunlap, Aota Bryant, Soddy-Daisy, Delsie Richards, Boaz, Ala.; sister, Mary Harvey, Dunlap; brother, Leonard Cooley, Spring City, Tenn.; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday at 11 a.m. CDT at Ewton Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the Harvey family cemetery.
Visitation will be today from 1 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The Rev. James Hillian
DAYTON -- The Rev. James Hillian, pastor of St. Clair United Methodist Church in Spring City, Tenn., died Sunday, May 7, 2000, at his home. He was 71.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Ewing and grandsons officiating.
Burial will be in Spivey Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or St. Clair United Methodist Church.
SOUTH PITTSBURG -- Inez A. Hooper died Monday, May 8, 2000. She was 88.
Mrs. Hooper had resided in Fitzgerald, Ga., prior to moving to South Pittsburg. She was a former steno clerk with the Atlantic Coastline/CSX Railroad roadmaster office in Fitzgerald for 13 years.
She attended State College of South Georgia in Douglas, Ga., and Jones Conservatory of Music in Albany, Ga. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was an accompanist with the Traveling Chorus at South Pittsburg Elementary School.
She was the widow of the late Warren F. Brown.
Survivors include her husband, Jack A. Hooper; son, Royce Brown, Anderson, S.C.; daughter, Eva Cate, South Pittsburg; and stepdaughter, Linda Kaczmarczyk, Virginia Beach, Va,
Graveside services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Cemetery in Fitzgerald.
Visitation will be today from 7 to 9 p.m. at Paulk Funeral Home, Fitzgerald.
Arrangements are by Rogers Funeral Home, South Pittsburg.
CLEVELAND -- Lester Hunley died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in a local hospital. He was 78.
Arrangements will be announced by Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
ENGLEWOOD -- Elizabeth Reynolds Reed died Thursday, May 4, 2000, at her home. She was 82.
The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Linda Bird Wright officiating.
Burial will be in McMinn Memory Gardens.
The Rev. Edgar Robinson
ATHENS -- The Rev. Edgar Lee Robinson died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in an area hospital. He was 75.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Alfred Johnson and the Rev. Johnny Harris officiating.
Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery with full military honors by the East Tennessee Honor Guard.
DAYTON -- Mazie DeFord Shaver died Monday, May 8, 2000, in an area nursing home. She was 98.
The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Vanderwall Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Bewley officiating.
Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Wartburg Cemetery in Wartburg, Tenn.
SPRING CITY -- Hager J. "Shep" Shepherd died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in Kettering, Ohio. He was 86.
He was the owner and operator of Shep's Boat Dock, a Baptist and a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of World War II.
He was a graduate of St. Louis University and worked on the Manhattan Project.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna Jenkins, Spring Valley, Ohio, and Darla Marlowe, Kettering, Ohio; brother, Rhinehart J. Shepherd, Greenup, Ky.; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be today at 2 p.m. at Vaughn Funeral Home with the Rev. Ira Frazier officiating.
The body will be cremated.
Visitation will be from noon until the time of service at the funeral home.
DECATUR -- Nannie Bob Smith died Monday, May 8, 2000, in an area health care facility. She was 64.
The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Bowers Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis and the Rev. Taylor Colbaugh officiating.
Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery.
ETOWAH -- Raymond E. "Doc" Tallent died Monday, May 8, 2000, in an area nursing home. He was 76SLASH.
He attended Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the widower of Edith Tallent.
Survivors include a son, Charles Tallent, Etowah; brother, Clifford Tallent, Maryville, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be today at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Bordwine Funeral Home.
GRUETLI-LAAGER -- Helen Chase Whary died Friday, May 5, 2000, in an area nursing facility. She was 74.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Whary.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary D. Franklin, Apison; son, Russell W. Whary, Chattanooga; daughter, Nancy Petersen, Nashville; two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Emerald-Hodgson Hospital with elder Larry Pumford officiating.
Arrangements are by Foster & Son Funeral Home, Tracy City, Tenn.
ATHENS -- Vernie Cleo Yates died Sunday, May 7, 2000, in an area health care facility. She was 88.
The funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Walker and the Rev. Emmitt Morgan officiating.
Burial will be in Foster Cemetery.
TEN MILE -- Letha Jane Bratcher, 98, formerly of South Pittsburg, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001. The daughter of the late William David and Florence Blevins Bratcher, she also was preceded in death by a sister, Lizzie Bratcher Walker; four brothers, Claude Sr., Charlie, Frank and Johnny Bratcher. She was a longtime teacher in the Marion County School System, a member of the South Pittsburg First Baptist Church, a member of the MCEA, TEA and NEA.
She is survived by six nephews, Claude Bratcher, Ten Mile, Robert Bratcher, Shelbyville, Tenn., Ted and Nick Bratcher, Chattanooga, Jim Bratcher, Tullahoma, and Ronald Bratcher, Sharpsburg, Ga.; two nieces, Mary Ellen Rowe, Travernier, Fla., and Anna Jane Smith, Warner Robins, Ga.
Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg today, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. CST with Dr. William D. Fox officiating. Burial in New Hope Cemetery, New Hope, Tenn.
Arrangements by Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg.
KNOXVILLE -- Phyllis Schoolfield Campbell passed away suddenly at her residence on Feb. 6, 2001.
She was a member of Arlington Church of Christ, retired Knox County schoolteacher and held several offices with AARP Chapter 85. She was a member of the East Tennessee Historical Society, UT Alumni Association, Council on Aging and Tennessee Federation of the Aging. She also was a Grand Dame with the Clan Campbell Society, N.A., and a lifetime member of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority.
She is preceded in death by husband, James F. Campbell; parents, Lurton and Beulah Schoolfield; sisters, Frances and Beulah Schoolfield; sons-in-law, Tom Keene and Lynn Guthrie.
Survived by sons and daughters-in-law, James N. and Suki Campbell of Knoxville, Robert F. and Dartha Campbell, Folkston, Ga.; daughter, Catherine Guthrie, Knoxville; grandchildren, Michael and Meredith Campbell, Washington state, Ann Leah Keene, Tommy Keene and Mimi Campbell of Knoxville; great-grandson, Matthew Campbell, Washington state; sister, Anna McReynolds; brother, J.R. Schoolfield, both of Pikeville; many other relatives and friends.
Family and friends will meet at the main entrance to Greenwood Cemetery at 10:45 a.m. on Friday for a 11 a.m. graveside service and interment. Dr. Thomas Drinnen officiating.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at Broadway.
BENTON -- Cecil Bryant Couey, 88, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001, at his home. He was retired from the U.S. Forest Service and was a member of Reliance Masonic Lodge #636.
Services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Interment follows in Reliance Cemetery.
DAYTON -- Alta J. Delashmitt, 80, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2001, at Rhea County Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by parents, Latel Martin and Hattie Fitzgerald Jenkins; four brothers, Cleo, John, Sebron and Jack Jenkins.
Survived by son and daughter-in-law, James and Maureen Thomas, Bourbonnais, Ill.; two stepsons, Charles Fitzsimmons, Rossville, Bill Fitzsimmons, Jasper; two stepdaughters, Carole Prescott, Flintstone, Gloria Brown, Chattanooga; seven sisters, Stella Suttles, Birchwood, Tennie Belcher, Harrison, Pat McKenzie, Aileen Creekmore, Margaret Thompson, Betty Francisco and Eva Goebel, all of Dayton; one brother, James Edward Jenkins, Chickamauga; two grandchildren, Charles and Tara Lynn Thomas; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services 11 a.m. today at Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald. Burial in Buttram Cemetery.
Arrangements by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home Inc., Dayton, Tenn.
DECATUR -- Bennie Andrew Farrington, 56, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in Erlanger.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2001, in the Bowers Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Terry Franks officiating.
Visitation today from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home.
CLEVELAND -- Ruth Ella Jerger, 75, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001, in Cleveland.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with interment in Fort Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
NEW HOPE -- Nobel Neal Knight, 92, of Lawtey, Fla., formerly of Shellmound, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, in a Bradford County hospital.
He was a native of Pikeville, Tenn., and lived most his life in Shellmound. He had lived in Lawtey for the past 10 years. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by one brother, J. C. Knight of Lawtey, Fla.; one sister, Madge Boggild of South Pittsburg, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of Rogers Funeral Home in South Pittsburg, Saturday, Feb. 10, at 1 p.m. CST with minister James Warren officiating.
Burial will be in State Line Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 4-8 p.m. CST at Rogers Funeral Home, South Pittsburg.
CLEVELAND -- Vennie Inez McAllister, 84, a lifelong resident of Bradley County, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday in the Fike Funeral Home chapel.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today at the Fike Funeral Home.
ATHENS -- Robert S. Russell, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2001.
Survivors are his wife, Roberta Bohannon Russell; two sons, Robert S. Jr. and Perry Russell.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Jerry Smith Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Clearwater Cemetery.
BENTON -- Charlotte Marie Rogers Swanson, 47, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with interment in Zion Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.