Mabel P. Morrell
The committal for Mabel Phelps Morrell will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Church of God, 301 Georgia Avenue, Bristol, TN 37620 or to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Mrs. Morrell, 86, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2002 at the Wellmont Hospice House following a brief illness.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge.
Jimmy L. Mullins
RICHLANDS - Mr. Jimmy Lee Mullins, 68, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002.
He was born in Doran, Va., and was a son of the late B.E. "Bill" and Maxie Hibbitts Mullins.
He had made his home in the Richlands area most of his life and was a member of the Richlands First United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Cartwright, Mrs. Pearl Robinett Foreman and Mrs. Marie Buckles Purcell; also five brothers, Curtis, Earl, Jack, Douglas and Bill Mullins Jr.
Survivors are his sister, Mrs. Stella Mullins Cranwell of Roanoke; and two brothers, Mr. James Warren Mullins of Richlands and Mr. John Robert Mullins of Richlands.
Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at 4 p.m. at the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum in Richlands with Rev. Norman Wilhoit and Rev. Robert Allen Buckles officiating. Interment will follow in Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be William C. Cranwell, Robert M. Cranwell, Charles R. Cranwell, William C. Cranwell II, Bill Deemer, Johnny Buskill, Bobby Mullins Jr., E.H. Hurst Jr., Otis Wilson, Hugh Cooke and Eric Newberry.
Loved ones may pay last respects at Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum from 3-4 p.m. Wednesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Richlands Rescue Squad, Richlands or First United Methodist Church, 402 Suffolk Ave., Richlands, VA 24641.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Robin Sue Mullins
BIG STONE GAP - Funeral services for Robin Sue Mullins will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Trinity Life Center, Tacoma, Va., with the Rev. John McCarroll and Rev. Bob Stanley officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Grove Cemetery, Norton. Memorial contributions may be made to the "Robin Mullins Memorial Fund", c/o Norton Community Hospital, 15th St., N.W., Norton, VA 24273.
Mrs. Mullins, 34, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital in Kingsport.
The Mullins family is being served by Hagy & Fawbush Funeral Home of Norton.
Mildred J. Sams
BRISTOL - Funeral services for Mildred J. Sams will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Pickle officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends one half hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Those wishing may make memorials to Girls Inc. of Bristol, 613 Highland Ave., Bristol, VA 24201, in memory of Mildred.
Email condolences may be sent to the family of Mrs. Sams at email@example.com
Mrs. Sams, 77, of 100 Moore St., Bristol, Va., died Friday at Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Sams.
Suenell B. Spiro
SYLVA, N.C. - Suenell Bennett Spiro died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at Mountain Trace Nursing Center. She was born in Lenox, Ga., and lived in Jacksonville, Fla., from 1964 until 2001.
She attended Hampton Dubois Academy in Zellwood, Fla., and graduated with highest honors from Mississippi College. She served as first lady of Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, N.C., and Jacksonville University for 15 years, was a community leader and served on numerous community boards. She was co-founder of the Jacksonville Suicide Presentation Center, MCA (board member and president); board member of the Metal Health Association, Friday Musicale, National Conference of Christians and Jews, USO, Jacksonville Symphony, Woman's Club, Inner Wheel and Jacksonville Garden Club (president and held local state and regional offices). She received the Eva Award for Volunteerism in 1974. She was a member of PEO, Delta Delta Delta and a member of the First Baptist Church of Asheville and later the Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church of Jacksonville.
Surviving are three children, Capt. R. Timothy Spiro, U.S. Navy, Silverdale, Wash., Elizabeth S. Spiro, Jacksonville and James M. Spiro, Sylva; sisters, Ouida Heist, Florida, and Eloise Carmody, Virginia; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held in Jacksonville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Suenell Bennett Spiro Scholarship Fund of the Garden Club of Jacksonville, the Alzheimer's Research Center at the Mayo Clinic of Jacksonville or the Suenell Bennett Spiro Botanical Garden at Jacksonville University.
Moody Funeral Home of Sylva is in charge of arrangements.
Mack J. Stiltner
ABINGDON - A committal service for Mr. Mack Joseph Stiltner will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Knollkreg Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:45 - 7:45 p.m. and following the service at the church. Family and friends are to meet at the funeral home by 12:35 p.m. Tuesday for a procession to the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Keene, Brian Mitchell, Jay Wallace, Bob Steele, Hank Matney, Roger Widner, Morgan Clifton, Keith Stiltner and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Elswick, Franklin Elswick, Jeff Wallace, Clyde Stacy, Sam Blankenship, Bill Henry Miller, Jim McGlothlin, James (Jim) Bunn, Jerry Skeens, Bob Cole, Jim Cook, Elmer Bare, Johnny Bare, Johnny Matney and Michael Ramey.
Mr. Stiltner, 51, a former Buchanan County resident and coal operator, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Stiltner.
Loretta J. Warren
ABINGDON - Mrs. Loretta Johnson Warren, 69, a resident of 18369 Repass Road, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002.
She was a lifelong resident of the Abingdon area and was of the Methodist faith.
She was preceded in death by her father, Troy P. Johnson Sr.; and a brother, Bobby A. Johnson.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Paul "Dick" Warren of the home; her mother, Nelle Johnson of Abingdon; five daughters and sons-in-law, Vicky and Ricky Henry, Elizabeth "Sissy" and Don Emmert Jr., Joyce and Gilmer Otey, Brenda and Gary Heath and Lisa and Sam Otey, all of Abingdon; two brothers, Troy "Junior" Johnson and Johnny Johnson, both of Abingdon; three sisters, Annabelle Poe and her husband, Boyd Poe of Abingdon, and Judy Bowman and Shelby Miller, both of Oregon; five grandchildren, Angela (Snead) and Jamie Henegar, Chris Warren, Amanda (Otey) and Matt Bralley, Freddie Taylor Jr. and Don Emmert III; one special great-grandchild, Tyler Bralley; and special friends, Louise Taylor and Phyllis Walden.
A special thanks to Dr. Wendy Strawbridge, Dr. Patrick C. Wallace, the doctors and staff of Cancer Outreach in Abingdon and the nurses from Johnston Memorial Home Health.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Donald Henegar, minister, officiating. Active pallbearers will be Charlie Taylor, Freddie Taylor Jr., Sam Bralley, Brian Cullop, Raymond Woodard and Mike Warren.
Honorary pallbearers will be Matt Bralley and Jamie Henegar.
Flowers will be accepted and those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 205 West Main St., Suite 3, Abingdon, VA 24210.
The family will receive friends at the Campbell Funeral Home from 6 to 9 on Tuesday evening.
Friends and family are requested to meet at Campbell Funeral Home at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery for the graveside service. Those wishing to express sympathy on-line may do so at www.campbell-funeralhome.com.Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements.
HAYSI - Omel Willis, 79, of Route 1, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002. He was a retired auto worker from Chrysler Corporation. He was a veteran of World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Scotch and Ethel Hay Willis; a son, HoHo Willis; three sisters, Zeffer Willis, Trella W. Boyd, Betty Jo Garrett; and one brother, Don Willis.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Garrett Willis; one son, William Paul Willis, Lynchburg, Va.; one daughter, Brenda Willis Murphy, Melvindale, Mich.; one brother, Neville Willis, Hazel Park, Mich.; six sisters, Annisteen Burchett, Haysi, Joy Anderson, Florida, Mary Lynsley, Alabama, Mae Ratliff, Legioner, Ind., and Samma Lee Oquinn and Alice Gail Ratliff, both of Vansant, Va.; three grandsons; three granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2002, at 3 p.m. at Haysi Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Sluss officiating. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Garrett, Tommy Garrett, Mike Garrett, Bobby Garrett, Jamie Willis, Grant Garrett, Jody Powers and Louie Garrett. Honorary pallbearers: Arthur Garrett, Jimmy Garrett, Ray Garrett and Billy Garrett. Entombment will follow at the Rebecca Willis Cemetery, Haysi. Military graveside rites will be conducted by VFW Post 8979. Friends may call after 6 .m. at the funeral home on Tuesday where a song service will be held at 7 p.m.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Verlin G. Altizer
ABINGDON - The funeral service for Mr. Verlin Grant Altizer will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 1 p.m. in the Farris Funeral Chapel with Reverend William Fowler and Reverend Don Watkins officiating.
Entombment will be private.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ellison Conrad, Jack Chambers, Harold Deitz, Dr. Alan Grantham, Dr. Thomas Johnson, Tyler Nuckols, Dr. William Nuckols, Dr. Emory Robinette, Oscar Vecellio and Robert White.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Johnston Memorial Hospital Administrative Office, 351 Court St., N.E., Abingdon, VA 24210. (Please mark CCU on your check).
The family will receive friends Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. and immediately following the service on Saturday in the funeral home.
Mr. Altizer, 77, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Altizer family.
General J. Blankenship
BREAKS, Va. - General Jedeth "Jed" Blankenship, 80, passed away, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in Buchanan General Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Buchanan County, he was a son of the late Zekliah and Rebecca Coleman Blankenship. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Olive Deloris Belcher Blankenship; sisters, Wilma Oquinn, Annarae Hamilton and Florence Deel and one sister who died in infancy. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, a retired UMWA mine worker and attended the Old Regular Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Loretta Gay Blankenship; a son, David Wade Blankenship of Breaks; two granddaughters, Elizabeth and Shannon Blankenship of Breaks; two stepdaughters, Vickie Swiney of Breaks and Tina Sykes of Prater; one stepson, Larry Eugene Looney of Breaks; three step-grandchildren, Joshua Looney of Breaks, Jordon Sykes of Prater and Cynthia Duffy of Lexington, Ky.; one brother, Curtis Blankenship of Garden City, Mich.; and two sisters Edith Charles of Breaks and Alma Gay Hadwick of Cleveland, Ohio.
The funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 1 p.m. at Little Jocie Church at Breaks with Elders Frank O'quinn, David O'quinn and Jerry Newsome officiating. Burial will follow in the Little Jocie Church Cemetery. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. American Legion Post 164 of Grundy will conduct military graveside rites. The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Friday at Haysi Funeral Home where an evening service will be held at 6 p.m.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Ershal T. Compton
BELFAST, Va. - Funeral services for Mr. Ershal Trudell Compton will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Rosedale Church of Christ in Rosedale, Va., with Evangelist Bart Wynegar and Evangelist Dennis Wimmer officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va.
Pallbearers will be Paul Hurley, Mike Rasnake, Mike Hartley, Jim Simpson, Kenny Taylor, Clinton Hawks, Bill Johnson and Bill Luttrell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Carson Brown, Nelson McGlothlin, Bob Cline, Danny Cline, Andrew Blanche, Charles Horne and Roger Hensley.
Mr. Compton, 81, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, in a Lebanon hospital. Honaker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Felix G. Denton
PICKENS, S.C. - Felix Glenn "Johnny" Denton, 82, of 124 Lookout Lane, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at his home.
Born in Denton's Valley, Tenn., he was the son of the late Guy Walter and Martha Ethel Davenport Denton. He was a World War II Army veteran having served in North Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He retired from Hunnington & Guerry Electric and was a member of Tabor United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Willie Mae White Denton; two sons, Mike Denton and Tony Denton, both of Pickens; two sisters, Margaret Denton and Grace Denton, both of Bristol Tennessee; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday in Pickens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gideons.
The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of arrangements.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - E.A. (Worry) Evans died at home on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, after an extended illness. Worry, as he was known to his family and friends, was a well-known restaurateur having been one of the founders and owners of the Mt. Vernon Restaurant in Chattanooga since 1955.
He attended Ridgedale Baptist Church and had been a member of the Covenant and the Word Sunday School Classes.
He was the son of the late Mildred Hillman Evans and Emery Gilbert Evans. Worry was born in Herald, Va., and had lived in Coeburn and St. Paul, Va., but had spent the last 55 years of his life in Chattanooga. He attended Baylor School in Chattanooga and graduated from Elizabethton High School in Elizabethton, Tenn. He attended Tulane University, the University of Kansas and the University of Chattanooga.
He served as president of the Chattanooga Restaurant Association for two years and he also served as a director of the Tennessee Restaurant Association. He also was an active member of the National Restaurant Association.
Mr. Evans was an avid golfer, having been a member of the Rivermont Golf and Country Club and the Chattanooga Golf and County Club. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the Navy aboard a patrol craft boat as a 2nd class motorman. He had been stationed off the coast of Australia and off the island of Guadalupe during the war.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Tombras Evans.
He is survived by his second wife, Barbara Elliott Evans, Chattanooga; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Jeff Messinger, and granddaughter, Hannah Messinger of Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He is also survived by three brothers, D.C. Evans of Bristol Virginia, Chet Evans of Bristol Tennessee and Sib Evans of Chattanooga; also, four sisters, Val Lee of Tucson, Ariz., Uneeta Wrenn of Newport News, Va., and Lee Kyle and Faye Elswick of Bristol Tennessee; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Evans' wish was that his body be donated to the University of Tennessee Medical School in Memphis.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 12:30 p.m. at Ridgedale Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Owens officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Ridgedale Room. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials may be made to the Society for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Woodhome Medical Building, Suite 515, 1838 Green Tree Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 or to Ridgedale Baptist Church Building Fund, 1831 Hickory Valley Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or to Hospice of Chattanooga, 58 Commons, Suite 101, 4355 Highway 58, Chattanooga, TN 37416.
Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, E. Brained Road.
CLINTWOOD - Jimmy Fleming, 62, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Dickenson County and was of the Freewill Baptist faith. He owned and operated Roberta's Trucking Company for 32 years. Mr. Fleming was preceded in death by his parents, Hershel and Stella (Sutherland) Fleming; and his brother, Wayne Fleming.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Roberta Fleming of Clintwood; daughter, Drema Stanley and her husband, Dennis of Clintwood; son, Mitchell Fleming and Shirley Sowards of Pound; daughter, Pam Childress of Clintwood; three sisters, Betty Willis of Clintwood and Brenda Godsey and Linda Willis, both of Bristol Tennessee; and four grandsons, Brandell Fleming, Dustin Stanley, Blake Childress and Devin Stanley.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with clergymen Lew Mullins, David Mullins, L. Myers Mullins and Greg Stanley officiating. Burial will be in the Fleming Family Cemetery, Route 2, Georges Fork Section, Clintwood. Pallbearers will be Dennis Stanley, Brandell Fleming, Dustin Stanley, Greg Willis, Craig Willis, Ronald Childress, Jeff Willis, Brian Willis, Cameron Fleming, Kevin Fleming, Blake Childress and Devin Stanley.
Honorary pallbearers: Ivan Stanley, Paul Stone, Roy McKay, Ricky Gilliam, Mitchell Wright, Carlos Stanley, Donald Stanley and Jim Robinson.
The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel where a service will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Mullins Funeral Home is serving the Fleming family.
Charles W. Fogleman
HONAKER - Funeral services for Mr. Charles William "Cotton" Fogleman will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, with Rev. Kenny Taylor officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Friends may call at the Honaker Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday
Mr. Fogleman, 71, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in a Lebanon hospital.
RICHLANDS - Mr. Carl Fuller, 71, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, in a Richlands hospital following a long illness. Born in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late Arch and Leah Mitchell Fuller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Hubert and Herman Fuller.
Mr. Fuller was a retired mechanic for Jewell Coal and Coke. He was a member of the Casey-Shortt Post 9640.
Survivors are his wife of 51 years, Hazel Stevenson Fuller; two sons, Michael Carl Fuller and wife Helen of Pilgrim Knob, Va., and Ronald David Fuller and wife, Judith of Hughesville, Md.; two grandchildren, Sara and Jessi Fuller, both of Hughesville; five sisters, Mrs. Harlan (Elsie) Keene of Palatka, Fla., Mrs. Howard (Barbara) Smothers of Palatka, Mrs. Norman (Ollie) Keen of Palatka, Mrs. Coy (Alta) Horne of Pounding Mill, Va., and Mrs. Herman (Adele) Keen of Pilgrim Knob, Va.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Singleton Funeral Chapel in Cedar Bluff with Rev. Tony Shrader officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be Bradley Keen, Buddy Fuller, Jeffrey Horn, Ricky Keen, Robert Augustein and Jerry Augustein.
Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Augustein, James Earl Stevens, Harlan Keen and John Stevens Jr.
Friends may call at Singleton Funeral Service from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Fuller family.
Mary M. Garman
Graveside services for Mary M. Garman will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, in Susong Cemetery.
Dr. Bob Jones will officiate.
Mrs. Garman, 99, of Bristol Virginia, passed away at 11:40 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James W. Gibson
CASTLEWOOD - James Walton Gibson, 58, died on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at his home in Lexington, Ky., after a long battle with cancer.
He was born in Russell County, the son of the late Walton and Verta Dorton Gibson. He was self-employed as was the former owner of Castlewood Farm Supply.
He is survived by his wife, Jan Hensley Gibson of Lexington; two sons, Michael James Gibson of Castlewood and Brandon Kemper Gibson of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; three grandchildren, Taylor Gibson of Lebanon, Elyssa Jade Gibson of Castlewood and Tyler McFadden of Fredricksburg, Va.; and two brothers, William Gibson of Lebanon and Sam Gibson of Kingsport.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 8 p.m. in the Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, with Rev. Greg Alderman officiating. Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, in Ketron Memorial Gardens, Lebanon. The family will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Pallbearers will be Mike Johnson, Ronnie Gilbert II, David Johnson, Jackie Gibson, Max Hawkins and W.J. Dorton. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Wampler, Bob Browning, Ronnie Milton, Finus Dishman, Ted Campbell, Winston Kiser, Matthew Couch and Thomas Boyd.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood. Condolences may be sent to the Gibson family via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Gene R. Greer
CHILHOWIE - Gene Raymond Greer, 65, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002.
Mr. Greer was a life time mechanic with a true passion for Harley Davidson and Indian motorcycles. He was loved by many and had many friends, He died at Johnston Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Greer Troxell; his stepfather, Robert Lee Troxell; his wife, Mary Byrd Greer; one sister, Gerldine Pennington Berry; one brother, Bradley Pennington; and one nephew, Seth Edward Guyer.
Survivors include: two daughters and son-in-law, Patricia Greer, Chilhowie and Rebecca Greer and Tony Call, Chilhowie; one son and daughter-in-law, Steven Edward and Teresa Evans Greer, Chilhowie; two sisters, Linda Troxell Guyer, Marion, and Mildred Cable, Pulaski; one brother, Robert Bobby Troxell, Chilhowie; three grandchildren and one on the way, Cody Steven Zenisek, Nichols Andrew Call and Summer Nicole Call; and several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Grosses Creek Cemetery with Rev. Mike Sage officiating. There will be no public visitation at the funeral home. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for services. Bradley-Finney Funeral Chapel, Chilhowie, is in charge of the arrangements.
Russell G. Harris
A memorial service for Russell Gardner Harris will be conducted at 11 o'clock Friday morning in the chapel of Blevins Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller IV officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home. Honorary pallbearers will be Harold and Carol Rhea, Chad Angle, Steve Crawford, Jack and Eleanor Heacock, Becky and Bob Ingram, and Marie and Brandon McConnell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Wellmont Hospice Foundation, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620 or to the American Cancer Society, 205 W. Main St., Suite 23, Abingdon, VA 24210.
Mr. Harris, 89, of Bristol Virginia, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2002, at his home.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Harris have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.