Pauline K. Greer
ABINGDON - Pauline Kinsley Greer, 77, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Johnston Memorial Hospital.
She was a native of Abingdon who spent most of her life in the Abingdon area.
She was of the Protestant faith.
She was a daughter of the late Emmett Fuller Burke and the late Ida Isabell Kinsley Burke. She was preceded in death by a sister, Laura Trimyer and a brother, Bud Burke.
Survivors include one daughter, Barbara (Jill) Reed of Axton, Va.; one son, Leon McGuire of Jerome, Idaho; several stepchildren; four sisters, Ann Widner, Betty Triplett and Virginia Fleenor, all of Abingdon, and Nora Lee Gosa of Bean Station, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating.
Burial will follow in Knollkreg Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Charles Reed Jr., James Reed, Curtis Musick, Gregg Dean, Jason Booher and Don Norris.
The family will receive friends at Campbell Funeral Home from 7 to 9 Friday evening.
The family will be at the residence of Sandy Norris, 18188 Macedonia Road, Abingdon.
Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is serving the Greer family.
John Nathan Gregory
HONAKER - Mr. John Nathan Gregory, 104, formerly of Honaker, died Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at Ridgecrest Manor Nursing Home, Duffield.
He was born Feb. 23, 1898, in Russell County, a son of the late Phillip Jackson Gregory and Mary Ann Harrison Gregory. He had lived in Honaker most of his life. He was a member of New Garden Baptist Church in Honaker and was an employee of Norfolk and Western Railway Co. for 45 years, retiring in 1963. He was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Angie Lenora Combs Gregory; four brothers; two sisters; a daughter-in-law, Eunice Myers Gregory; and a son-in-law, Richard T. McReynolds.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter, C. Gerald Gregory of Pickerington, Ohio, Harold N. Gregory of Richlands, James R. Gregory of Lebanon and Sarah Love Gregory McReynolds of St. Paul; two daughters-in-law, Betty Jo Gregory of Richlands and Frances Hanson Gregory of Lebanon; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, Leeman C. Gregory of Honaker; a sister, Lola G. Conley of Kingsport; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2002, in Combs Funeral Service Chapel in Lebanon with the Revs. Lee Kidd, Michael Moore and H.G. Musick Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Russell Memorial Cemetry. Gary Gregory, Gary Musick, Ralph Kiser, Ray Templin, Charles Willis and C.B. Yates will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be retired and active Norfolk and Western Railway Co./Norfolk Southern Corp. employees.
Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mr. Gregory.
Bertha Ann Jackson
Funeral services for Bertha Ann Jackson will be held Friday, May 10, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Owens & Farmer Funeral Service Chapel with Dr. Robert C. Jackson and Rev. Paul Hite officiating. Interment will follow at Russell Memorial Cemetery, Lebanon. Pallbearers will be Raymond Shepherd, Earnest Lee Jackson, Charles Robert Jackson, Terry Cantrell, Bill Jackson, Chris Kiser and Dennis Lee. Honorary pallbearers will be Danny Altizer, Phillip Osborne, Spencer Jackson, Leonard Hale, W.A. (Zan) Stuart, H.C. Pratt, Harvey Taylor, Joel Jackson and Jeremy Jackson.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Dennison United Methodist Church, HC 64, Box 34, Rosedale, Va.
Mrs. Jackson passed away Monday, May 6, 2002, at National Healthcare Center, Bristol, Va.
Owens & Farmer Funeral Service, Lebanon.
Lula M. Kilby
WHITETOP - Lula McCall Kilby, 82, of the Mount Rogers community passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at Ashe Memorial Hospital, Jefferson, N.C.
She was the widow of Jack Kilby. She was born Jan. 26, 1920, in Spencer, N.C., to John C. and Pauline Lyerly McCall. Mrs. Kilby was a school teacher, having taught 42 years at Mount Rogers School, Whitetop.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, John T. and Mary Jane Kilby of Jefferson, Robert L. and Joyce Kilby of West Jefferson, N.C.; five grandchildren, Heather Kilby, Maggie Barrett, Nathaniel Kilby, Andrew Kilby and Natalie Kilby; and two great-grandchildren, William Barrett and Lily Barrett.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, in Faith Lutheran Church, Whitetop. Interment will be in Ashe Lawn Memorial Gardens, Jefferson. Pastor Wil Robertson and Rev. Tim Boyette officiating. The family will receive friends Friday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the church.
Flowers will be appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, c/o Jim Reedy, P.O. Box 3, Whitetop, VA 24292.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, in charge of arrangements.
Mary M. Leonard
The funeral service for Mary M. Leonard will be conducted at 11 o'clock Saturday morning at State Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Fred Dearing and Rev. Jane Taylor officiating. The burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Nelson Woody assisting with the committal service. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Friday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be sent to State Street United Methodist Church, 300 W. Valley Drive, Bristol, VA 24201.
Mrs. Leonard, 92, of 2216 Edgemont Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Leonard have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Maude R. McFarlane
The family of Maude Ramey McFarlane will receive friends from 3 until 3:50 Friday afternoon at Central Presbyterian Church. The funeral service will be conducted at 4 o'clock Friday at the church with Dr. David Wadsworth officiating. A private committal service and burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Central Presbyterian Church or a favorite charity. E-mail condolences and memories may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements especially for Mrs. McFarlane have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Carl R. Millsap
Carl Randall Millsap of Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, May 9, 2002, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Weaver Funeral Home.
William B. Mullins Jr.
WISE - William Burton Mullins Jr., 52, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital ER in Norton.
He was a peacetime veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his mother, Freda Pilkenton Moon of Dallas, N.C.; one brother, Jerry Mullins of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; two sisters, Judy Dailey of Berlin Center, Ohio, and Jennifer Armstrong of Herminie, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Pastor Randy Funderburk officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. till time of services at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
Cebert O. Musick
Funeral services for Cebert O'Lenthus Musick will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, in Redeemer Lutheran Church with Rev. Gary Chenoweth officiating. Burial will follow in Fleenor Memorial Cemetery. Military funeral rites will be conducted by Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975 Honor Guard with chaplain Harold Frances officiating. The Honor Guard will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 672 Island Road, Bristol, VA 24201. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2002, at Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at email@example.com.
Mr. Musick, 81, of 21580 Old Dominion Road, Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, May 7, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Musick.
Franklin E. Norris
BLUFF CITY - Franklin E. "Gene" Norris, 56, of 178 Hillcrest Road went home to be with the Lord at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2002, at his residence following a 6-month illness.
Born Dec. 27, 1945, in Washington County, a son of the late Cicero E. and Nannie Rush Norris, he had resided in this area for the past 24 years.
Mr. Norris was a hot press operator, working for Modern Forge in Piney Flats.
He attended Tri-Cities Church of God in Piney Flats.
Mr. Norris served as captain for the Hickory Tree Volunteer Fire Department for the past six years.
He will be remembered as a loving husband and a very good friend. A good father and papaw, a special loving, wonderful and compassionate person, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. We love you, we miss you, and we will meet you in heaven.
Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Janice Carr Norris of the home; one daughter, Arheeda Mitchell of Bluff City; one son, Franklin E. "Frankie" Norris Jr.and wife, Rachel, of Bluff City; two grandchildren, Robert Wendell Weaver and Tyler C. Tester; one grandbaby; five brothers, Sylvester Norris of Williston, S.C., Roy Norris of Harr, Tenn., Carl Norris of Uniontown, Pa., Grover Norris of Abingdon and J.D. Norris of Blountville; two sisters, Nancy Harless of Meadowview and Mary Welch of Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Richard Bawgus and the Rev. Kenneth McGuire will officiate.
Burial will follow in New Bethel Cemetery, Piney Flats.
Pallbearers will be Kevin McGuire, Jimmy Malone, Wade Hicks, Jerry Hicks, Dewey Stapleton and Todd Malone.
Honorary pallbearers will be all employees of Modern Forge, all officers and members of the Hickory Tree Volunteer Fire Department, members of all Sullivan County volunteer fire departments, Dr. Bennet Cowan, nurses of Wellmont Hospice, Jerrell Herron, Tim Berry and Kenny McGuire.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2002, and at other hours at the residence.
Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home.
CLINTWOOD - Funeral services for Jonah Reynolds will be Friday, May 10, 2002, at 1 p.m. at Russell Prater Old Regular Baptist Church with Elders Andy Deel, Freelin Yates, Bobby Yates and Earl Dean Yates officiating. Burial will follow in Coleman Cemetery at Route 2, Haysi. Active pallbearers will be Brandon Meade, Rodney Deel, Landon Darrell Hackney, Kennith Ray Coleman, Kenneth David Reynolds and Darrell Cantrell. Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Tiller, Victor Lee Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds and Jimmy Reynolds.
Mr. Reynolds, 64, of Route 3, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2002, in Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge.
GASTONIA, N.C. - Elsie Maggie Harless Rosenbaum, 90, of 1608 Fairfield Drive died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Gastona Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Washington County, Va., and was the daughter of John Henry Harless and Rebecca Chapman Harless. She was the widow of Virgil Benjamin Rosenbaum.
Surviving are sisters Betty Hughes and Helen Reynolds, both of Abingdon, and Francis Crane of Meadowview; one granddaughter, Vickie; and great-grandchildren Leigh Andra, Zachary, Kayla, Allie and Branson Short.
Services will be held Friday, May 10, 2002, at Mountain View Cemetery.
Greene Funeral Service of Gastonia is in charge.
Mary T. Sandel
Mary Katherine Tillery Sandel of Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, May 9, 2002, in Bristol Nursing Home after a long illness.
E-mail condolences may be sent to the family of Mrs. Sandel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements are incomplete. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Sandel.
Isaac C. Shortridge
RICHLANDS - Funeral services for Mr. Isaac C. "Turk" Shortridge will be conducted Friday at 3 p.m. at Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. David Danford officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill. Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Mr. Shortridge, 87, of 206 Lee St., died Tuesday, May 7, 2002, at a Richlands hospital following a lengthy illness.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Fred W. Slagle
MARION - Fred W. Slagle, 79, died Thursday, May 9, 2002. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Marion VFW Post 4667. Mr. Slagle was retired from Brunswick Corp. after 35 years of service. He was an avid golfer and Braves fan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Cora Mae Hawks Slagle; one sister, Lillian Slagle Murray; two brothers-in-law, Thomas Phillips and Archie Chaffins. He is survived by his wife, Delba Lawson Slagle of Marion; one daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Greg Jones of Marion; one son and daughter-in-law, Gayle and Lori Slagle of Johnson City; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Frances Chaffins of Richmond and Joan and Jr. Tucker of Marion; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Clarence and Beulah Slagle and Hugh and Mary Slagle, all of Marion; one aunt, Stella Broeskie; three grandchildren, Ashley Jones, Keith Jones and Haley Slagle; several nieces, nephews and cousins; special brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Sherman and Nancy Lawson, Jerry and Happy Morris and Josephine Lawson; and special friend, Rev. Jim Lundy. Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 11, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Rev. Buddy Miller and Rev. Mike Sage officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by Marion VFW Post 4667. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is serving the Slagle family.
Virgie N. Snodgrass
SALTVILLE - Mrs. Virgie Nipper Snodgrass went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 9, 2002.
Mrs. Snodgrass attended River Bend Church and was a member of Hayter's Gap Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Melvin C. Snodgrass; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Phyllis Snodgrass of Meadowview; five daughters and sons-in-law, Norma and Troy Taylor, Lois and Dean Shupe, Donna and Oaksey Rickmon and Kim and Glen Hill, all of Saltville, and Geneva and Hampton Mitchell of Richmond; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Nipper of Saltville and Sidney Nipper of Glade Spring; three sisters, Frances Surber of Glade Spring, Verna Chapman of Saltville and Dorothy Henderson of North Port, Fla.
The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, May 11, 2002, at 2 p.m. in Farris Funeral Chapel with Pastor Roger O'Quinn officiating.
Pallbearers will be Rick Allison, Mike Allison, Danny Shupe, Paul Taylor, Gary Louthian, Gary Buchanan, Jimmy Snodgrass and Wayne Thomas.
Interment will follow in Snodgrass family cemetery.
Friends may honor Mrs. Snodgrass with flowers or donations may be made to Valley Rescue Squad, 7712 Hayer's Gap Road, Saltville, VA 24370.
The family will receive friends Friday from 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Snodgrass family.
KINGSPORT - Lisa Summitt, 43, went to be with the Lord Wednesday evening, May 8, 2002, after injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
A lifelong resident of Kingsport, she was a 1976 gradaute of Dobyns Bennett High School and 1980 graduate of Milligan College. She was employed with her father for 19 years at Childers and Duncan CPAs and was owner and operator of the Book Rack. She attended First Broad Street United Methodist Church.
Her father, Jack Lloyd Duncan, preceded her in death.
Surviving are her son, Zachary Summitt of the home; fiance, Carl "Pete" Miller of Blountville; mother, Christine Duncan of Kingsport; a sister and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Mark Gotchall of Richmond; aunts Pauline Lane and Helen Dickson, two nieces, Maegan and Lexie; a nepnew, Jacob; and two cousins, Julie Chitwood and Rachel Jackson.
Calling hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at First Broad Street United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be condcuted at 8 p.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Jack Edwards officiating.
Graveside services will be condcuted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 3952, Kingsport, TN 37664.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Summitt family.
GLADE SPRING - Mrs. Maxie Talbert, 71, died Wednesday, May 8, 2002, in Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport. Mrs. Talbert was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Talbert.
Survivors include two sons, Eddie Talbert of Glade Spring and Wayne Talbert of Glade Spring; one daughter, Linda Talbert Banks of Chilhowie; three brothers, Bobby O'Quinn of Chilhowie, Lonnie O'Quinn of Bristol, Va., and J.W. O'Quinn of Sidney, Ohio; four sisters, Lodimaye Harris of Chilhowie, Mary O'Quinn of Meadowview, Ruby O'Quinn of Saltville and Gladys Puckett of Pembertrom, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; six grandchildren, Michael Banks, Kenneth Banks, Amanda Banks, Jason Talbert, Shane Talbert and Windy Moore; and two great-grandchildren, Cody Moore and Aleah Moore.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, 2002, in D.R. Henderson Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger O'Quinn officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 till 9 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
D.R. Henderson Funeral Home of Saltville is serving the family.
Sylvia P. Alexander
MARION - Sylvia Bon Perkins Alexander, 88, died Sunday, April 7, 2002, in the Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Alexander Sr., and a daughter, Katherine P. Alexander. She was also preceded in death by four brothers.
Survivors incldue: three sons and daughters-in-law, William G. (Buddy) and Viola Alexander Jr., Marion, Robert G. and Rosie Alexander, Marion, and Kenneth E. and Debbie Alexander, Marion; one sister, Helen Eldreth, West Jefferson, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one to be born; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive; and many special friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2002, from the Bradley's Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bobby Blevins and Rev. Roger Frost officiating. Interment will follow in the Anderson Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 Monday evening at the funeral home.
Bradley's Funeral Home, Marion, is serving the Alexander family.
Funeral services for Martha Clark will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2002, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Howard Robinson and Rev. Jim Crews officiating. Private burial will be in Statzer Cemetery, Hiltons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Monday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Clark, 89, of 518 Sixth St., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 6, 2002, at NHC Bristol.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge.
Margaret V. Counts
ABINGDON - Funeral services for Margaret Virginia Vaught Counts will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2002, in Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeff Keene and Rev. Austin Cook officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Norma Lee Meade, Jeremy Meade, Mathew Counts, Chris Hicks, Tina Rutledge, Amy Sink, Lindsay Counts-Huffman, Dana Lynn Counts, Ronny Hicks and George Hicks. Those wishing to send condolences online may do so at www.campbellfuneralhome.com
Mrs. Counts, 83, a resident of 17230 Rosedown Lane, died Saturday, April 6, 2002, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Campbell Funeral Home, Abingdon, is in charge of arrangements.
LIVE OAK, Fla. - Graveside services for Mr. William Burton "Bill" Dye will be conducted Monday at noon at Horton Family Cemetery on Horton Ridge near Raven with Rev. Dennis White officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Live Oak Christian Church, N. Ohio Ave., Live Oak, FL 32064, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1431, Live Oak, FL 32060.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Mr. Dye, 68, of Live Oak, formerly of the Raven, Va., area, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2002, in a Florida hospital following a brief illness.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Laura Elkins Goins
CLINTWOOD - A graveside service for Laura Elkins Goins will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2002, at Elkins Cemetery, Clintwood, in the Georges Fork section. Pallbearers will be Rusty Goins, Michael Goins, Hurcell Fleming, Randall Goins, Freddie Goins, Sonny Goins and Ron Phillips. Honorary pallbearers will be John Morgan Stanley, Bobby Elkins Jr., Clyde Ed Davis and Dr. N.C. Ratliff.
Mrs. Goins, 83, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2002, at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Mullins Funeral Home of Clintwood is in charge.