James Ellis Fields Sr.
INOLA, Okla. - A memorial service for James Ellis Fields Sr. will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Combs Funeral Service Chapel in Lebanon with the Rev. Austin Fields officiating. Burial with military rites by the Lebanon V.F.W. Post 9864 will follow in Russell Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Fields , 67, died Sunday, June 30, 2002, in a Roanoke hospital.
Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mr. Fields.
Lillian Caroline Fleenor
Lillian Caroline Fleenor, age 87, of Bristol Virginia, passed away at home on Tuesday, July 2, 2002.
She was a native and lifelong resident of Bristol Virginia, and a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bristol Virginia. She was the daughter of C. Frank and Leta Shuttle.
Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Massengill of Piney Flats; one sister, Clarie Wright of Bristol Virginia; three grandsons, Gary Massengill, Freddie Massengill and Mark Massengill; three great-grandchildren; and one special nephew, Knox Fleenor of Bristol Virginia.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Akard Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2002, with Pastor Gary Chenoweth officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doug Fleenor, David Eaton, Stan Stapleton, Bobby Shuttle, Tom Whittaker, Jonathan Fleenor, Belve Denton, Randy Denton and Malcolm Sprinkle. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday night at the Akard Funeral Home.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Fleenor.
Lilbern W. Frye
SALTVILLE - Mr. Lilbern W. Frye "Pawkey", age 76, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his home. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Frye, Saltville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Diana and Thomas Carter, Saltville and Barbara and Edward Craig, Brumley Gap, Va.; two sisters, Sally Farris, Blackwells Chapel, Va., and Elizabeth Methena, Saltville; three grandchildren, Tonya Montgomery, Glade Spring, Thomas Carter Jr., Saltville and Melissa Liszka, Frederick, Md.; three great-grandchildren, Jordon Jackson, Saltville and Matthew and Annalise Montgomery, Glade Spring; and special nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Elizabeth Cemetery with Mr. John Joannou and Rev. R.L. Frye officiating. Friends may visit the family's home, 1713 Saltville Highway, any time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Saltville Rescue Squad or the Saltville Fire Department. D.R. Henderson Funeral Home is serving the family.
Norman Joseph Goff
Norman Joseph "Joe" Goff, 82, of Bristol Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 30, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House. He was born in Greenlee, Rockbridge County, Va., a son of the late Levi Houston Goff and Naomi Leighton Goff and grew up in Covington, Va. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War and retired from the U.S. Air Force as a major in 1964. He then worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for 15 years. He had lived in Bristol for the past 30 years and was a member of Westhighlands Church and the V.F.W.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ruth Goff; three sons, Joseph Lee Goff and his wife Barbara of Shreveport, La., Donald Gary Goff and his wife Heidi of Tampa, Fla., and Mark David Goff, also of Tampa; two sisters, Gladys Gaylor of Newport News, Va., and Mildred Rose of Roanoke, Va.; a brother, Houston Goff of Covington; four grandchildren, Angie Parker, Joey Goff, Amy Butler and Jason Goff; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The committal service and entombment will be at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Heritage Chapel of Memories in Glenwood Cemetery with military rites conducted by the V.F.W. Post 6975 Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Travis Blair, Dennis Lawhun, Wilbur Alsup, Eddie Mann, Wayne Felty and Allen King. Condolences and memories may be sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Goff have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Dorothy Jean Fox Grindstaff, age 77, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday at the Wellmont Hospice House. Mrs. Grindstaff was a house wife and has lived in the Bristol area for 30 years. She was a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church. Mrs. Grindstaff also served in the Canadian Army, U.S. Navy and World War II.
Mrs. Grindstaff is survived by her husband, James Vincent Grindstaff; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Richard and Joann Grindstaff of Chesapeake, Va., William David Grindstaff of Virginia Beach, Va., Mark and Patricia Grindstaff of Bristol Tennessee and Frank Grindstaff of Kingsport; one daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Bob Crowder of Manassas Park, Va.; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Jane Fox of Utica, N.Y., Marylou and Dick Christopher of Syracuse, N.Y., Beverly and Irv Jenkins of Utica, N.Y., and Helen and Pete Niece of Portsmouth, Va.; brother-in-law, Gene and Ellen Grindstaff of Bristol Tenenssee; a sister-in-law, Louise Grindstaff of Simi Valley, Calif.; and five grandchildren, Alexis, Mimi, Jennifer and Stephanie Grindstaff and Eric Crowder.
Celebration of Mass Resurrection will be held Thursday, July 4, 2002, at 6 p.m. at the St. Anne's Catholic Church with Father Tim Keeney officiating. Entombment will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the Glenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. The family will assemble at the church at 9:30 a.m. and will proceed to the cemetery for a 10 a.m. graveside service. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 4 until 6 p.m. at the St. Anne's Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Lawrence G. Grizzle Jr.
HAYSI - Lawrence Grayson Grizzle Jr., age 77, of Route 2, passed away Monday, July 1, 2002, in Dickenson County Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Dickenson County, a retired coal miner, a member of UMWA Local 7170, and was a World War II veteran having served in the Marine Corps.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Grayson Grizzle Sr.; his mother, Margaret Hay Grizzle; brothers, Clifford Grizzle, Duane Grizzle, Lee Grizzle and Norman Grizzle; and his daughter, Kimberly Grizzle.
His survivors include: ex-wife, Joyce Ann Reynolds of Maiden, N.C.; two sons, Lawrence Grayson Grizzle III of Route 2, Haysi and Kirk Ball of Dante; four daughters, Brigette Tenorio of Conover, N.C., Margaret Grizzle of Taylorsville, N.C., Gina Ball of Dante and Julie Elrod of Warren, Mich.; two stepdaughters, Tina Grizzle of Clinchco and Tammy Estes of Conover; three sisters, Mildred Grizzle and Donna Jean Grizzle, both of Route 2, Haysi and Bonnie Counts of Mt. Gilead, Ohio; five grandsons, Micheal Willis, Logan Grizzle, Anthony Tenorio, Austin Tenorio and Colby Ball; and four granddaughters, Samantha Grizzle, Leah Grizzle, Heather Estes and Nerissa Ball.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 4, at 1 p.m. in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with ministers Lester Mullins and Clyde Hay officiating. Burial will be in the Grizzle Family Cemetery, Route 2, left hand fork of Lick Creek, Haysi. Military graveside services will be conducted by DAV Chapter 35, VFW Post 8979 and American Legion Post 227.
Pallbearers will be Alberto Tenorio, Roger Counts, Carl Vanover, Barry Grizzle, Micheal Willis, Don Shook, Danny Hay and Mac Hay.
Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Vanover, Shorty Sutherland, Leonard Church, Finus Counts, Tim Grizzle and Scott Grizzle.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, at 6 p.m. in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel where a song service will be conducted at 7 p.m.
Mullins Funeral Home is serving the Grizzle family.
James Harold Gross Jr.
James Harold "Jim" Gross Jr., 48, 1619 McKinley Ave., Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol and a son of Madge Mitchell Gross and James Harold Gross of Bristol Virginia. He was a former employee of Coca Cola Bottling Company and Bristol Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Patsy Leftwich of Honaker and Deborah Ann Morris of Bristol Tennessee; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. William E. Stitt officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 until 1 o'clock Friday at Blevins Funeral Home and will go in procession from there to the cemetery.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Gross have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
John K. Haviland
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Dr. John Kenneth Haviland died Monday, July 1, 20012. He was born Jan. 19, 1921, in Mt. Kisco, N.Y., attended Nottingham University, U.K., was a graduate of the University of London and MIT and a retired professor emeritus of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Virginia. He was the last remaining American survivor who flew in the Battle of Britain and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for service in the British Royal Air Force during World War II, where he flew Mosquitos in the 151st and 192nd Squadrons.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Valerie Haviland; five children and their spouses: Susan Elizabeth Haviland and John Seely Brown of Palo Alto, Calif., David Pairman Haviland and Mary Gunter Haviland of Abingdon, Peter Aldridge Haviland of Tampa, Fla., Laurence Beckton Haviland and Elizabeth Mabry Haviland of Roanoke, Julia Haviland Avent and Thomas Edward Avent of Arlington, Va.; and seven grandchildren, Simon Windsor Haviland, Hannah Louise Haviland, Jordan Natalie Haviland, Jonathon Chase Haviland, Elizabeth Aynsley Haviland, Jonathan Baker Haviland and Emma Grace Avent.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dr. John Kenneth Haviland Scholarship in Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia, c/o The Virginia Engineering Foundation, A-123 Thornton Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Funeral services will be held in Charlottesville.
Hill & Wood Funeral Service and Cremation Center of Charlottesville is in charge.
Rita I. Horne
WISE - Rita I. Horne, 91, passed away Monday, July 1, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital, Norton.
She was of the Protestant faith.
Surviving are five sons, Cecil J. Horne, William C. Horne, Curtis E. Horne and Lawrence H. Horne, all of Wise, and Douglas N. Horne of Kingsport; two daughters, Pauline Yates of Jonesville, Va., and Rita A. Meade of Wise; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one soon-to-be great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. Jimmy Smith officiating. Entombment will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, Big Stone Gap, Va. The family will receive friends at 6 p.m. until time of services at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 349, Norton, VA 24273.
Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
Mathias H. Lowe Jr.
RICHLANDS - Mr. Mathias H. Lowe Jr. (M.H. Lowe Jr.), age 78, of 304 Pennsylvania Ave., died Monday, July 1, 2002, at a Richlands hospital.
He was born in Coldan, Va., and was a son of the late Mathias H. and Sarah Pearl Ellis Lowe Sr., both Tazewell County natives.
He was a 1943 graduate of Richlands High School and was an active member of the Richlands Presbyterian Church. As a 13-year-old lad, he became employed part time in the grocery business with the late Patsy Warner, a local grocer, beginning a career that extended more than 50 years. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran having served in the 343 Infantry Black Hawk European Theater and immediately after returning from the war, resumed his grocer career first in Lebanon then in Richlands in 1952 at the City Market located in the east end of town. In 1953, he operated the new Piggly Wiggly in the Gateway Shopping Center, a position he held more than 30 years. At intervals, he was employed by Kroger, Pic Pac and Deskins Supermarket and for a brief time was an account manager for the Mattie Williams Hospital. As a distributive education employee, Mr. Lowe once estimated that he had trained 2000 students. Each was taken "under his wing" and considered "his family." "Junior" as he was known was an honorary life member of the Vocational Industrial Club of America and on the Board of Directors of the Richlands Area Chamber of Commerce for several years, a director of First National Bank (First Union) and later became a member of the Advisory Board for First Union. He was a Richlands Town Councilman from 1956 to 1970 and had also been appointed a director of the Bluefield Automobile Association. In December, 1993, he was awarded the "Citizen of the Year" distinction by the Richlands Area Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the American Legion Post 138 and the Casey-Shortt VFW Post 9640 of Richlands. He was also a member of the Richlands Masonic Lodge 318 A.F. & A.M. and the Scottish Rite Bodies and Kazim Temple of Roanoke.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Mr. Powell Lowe; and six sisters, Mrs. Virgie Pendergrass, Mrs. Verla Sparks, Mrs. Lena Mae Altizer, Mrs. Eula Altizer, Mrs. Lucille Joyce and Mrs. Ruth Alley.
Survivors are: his wife of 54 years, Mrs. Billie G. Thompson Lowe; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Nunan of Lebanon and Mrs. Roberta Williams of Richmond; and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends throughout the community.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Hurst-with Rev.Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. Paul Griffith and Evangelist Bob Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be: Tommy Miller, C.A. Harris Jr., Fred Fletcher, Dan Hutchinson, Jack Phillips, Steve Tegeler and William Ratliff. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. H.C. Scott, Louis Hunter, Claude Barrett, Clyde Barrett, Dr. R.A. Motos, Dr. Jose Piriz, Charlie Harless and Russell Griffith. Members of the Casey-Shortt VFW Post 9640 of Richlands and Tazewell County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 31 will conduct military graveside rites. Friends may call at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands after 6 p.m. Wednesday. Members of the Richlands Lodge 318 A.F. & A.M. will conduct a Masonic service Wednesday at 7 p.m. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
David W. McClanahan
LEBANON - David Wayne McClanahan, 45, died Monday, July 1, 2002, from an accident in Avon, N.C.
Arrangements are incomplete. Combs Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. McClanahan.
Dawson Conner Mullins
Madelyn Elizabeth Mullins
COEBURN - Dawson Conner Mullins and Madelyn Elizabeth Mullins, infant twins of Greg and Sarah Wampler Mullins, passed away June 30, 2002, in the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tennessee. Other survivors are their paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Linda Mullins of Coeburn; maternal grandparents, Jim and Kathy Wampler of Coeburn; paternal great-grandparents, Dine Mullins of Coeburn and Conard and Lena Stallard of Pound; maternal great-grandmother, Nola Reed of Norton; uncle and aunt, Jeff and Amy Mullins of Wytheville; cousins Emily and Rebecca Mullins of Wytheville; and special friends, Kevin and Amy and Tyler Bright of Coeburn. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Greenwood Memorial Gardens, Coeburn, with Rev. Johnny Meade officiating. Sturgill Funeral Homes, Coeburn, is in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Mack Mullins
COEBURN - Rev. Mack Mullins, age 87, of Route 2, passed away Monday, July 1, 2002, at Norton Community Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Dickenson County and was an ordained Freewill Baptist minister for 50 years. He loved to work in his garden and was loved by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Netaline Mullins of Route 2, Coeburn; two sons, Billy Mack Mullins of Route 2, Coeburn and Randy "Pooch" Mullins and his wife Margaret of Route 2, Coeburn; three daughters, Mackaline Czar and her husband Paul of Coeburn, Eva Murphy and her husband Ralph of Coeburn and Gloria Craft and her husband Mike of Wise; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and special caregivers, Dr. Allen Mullins, Roy Deel, Dwayne Grimes, Cherrie Stanley and Tena Mullins.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 5, at 11 a.m. in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel with ministers Lynn Vanover and Joe Glenn Sluss officiating. Burial will be in the American Legion Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, Va. Pallbearers will be: James Larkin Mullins, Ronnie Slemp, Earl Mac Wolfe, Darrell Dotson, Henry Mills, Roger Davis, Charles Davis and Rick Mullins. Honorary pallbearers will be Delmar Sexton and Cletus Mullins.
The family will receive friends Thursday, July 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Mullins Funeral Home Chapel.
Mullins Funeral Home is serving the Mullins family.
LEBANON - Darrell Musick, age 51, died Monday, July 1, 2002, in the Russell County Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete.
Combs Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Musick.
Charles Hatfield Perkins
SUGAR GROVE, Va. - Charles Hatfield Perkins, age 83, died Tuesday, July 2, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Almedia G. Perkins of Sugar Grove; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles William "Billy" and Revonda Perkins of Sugar Grove; three daughters and sons-in-law, Ruby Kate and David Johnson of Konnarock, Va., Carol Ann Roberts of North Carolina, and Brenda Marie and Richard Alford of Sugar Grove; one brother, Ray Perkins of Marion; one sister, Gladys Gordon of Wytheville; 11 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren, Kathy J. Perkins and Monica M. Alford; seven great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 4, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Rev. Bobby Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Slemp Cemetery in Sugar Grove with military rites conducted by Marion VFW Post 4667. The family will receive friends Thursday morning from 10 until 11 a.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is serving the Perkins Family.
Carrie G. Plante
Carrie L. Green Plante, age 55, of 109 Motne Vista St., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1946, in Farmville, Va., a daughter of the late Wallace and Lenora Green, and has made her home in the Bristol area for the last 18 years. She was a member of the Solid Rock Full Gospel Church in Johnson City.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur D. Plante Jr.; her children, Renee Lynn Exline, Brad "Bobby" Stevens and wife Kathy and Joshua Hartsock; sister, Roberta Keene and husband Larry; brother, Clarence "Poncho" Green and wife Teresa; four grandchildren; aunt Ruth Gollahom; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, July 4, 2002, at 2 p.m. in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Terry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marion Stuart Porter
CASTLEWOOD - Marion Stuart "Sam" Porter, 86, died Monday, July 1, 2002, at Maple Grove Health Care, Lebanon.
He was born in Russell County, Va. He was the son of the late Charles H. and Maggie Fortner Porter Sr. Mr. Porter was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II.
He is survived by his brother, William "Bill" Porter, Castlewood; several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and several great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted in Castlewood Funeral Home Chapel, Castlewood, on Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at 8 p.m. with Rev. Tim Collins officiating. Committal service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 5, 2002, at Temple Hill Memorial Park. The family will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery leaving at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Pallbearers will be: John Gibson, Jim Gibson, Larry Gibson, Gary Gibson, Mike Gibson and Steve Gibson. Honorary pallbearer will be Roy Bailey. The family would like to give special thanks to Russell County Medical Center and Dr. Dwight Bailey.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 3, 2002, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Castlewood Funeral Home, Castlewood. Condolences may be sent to the Porter family via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
John P. Senter
PHOENIX, Ariz. - John Phillip "Phil" Senter, age 54, formerly of Lebanon, died July 2, 2002, in a Phoenix hospital.
Arrangements are incomplete at Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mr. Senter.
James A. Hayden
BLUFF CITY - James A. Hayden, 60, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Saturday in the emergency room at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center following a period of declining health.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Weaver Funeral Home.
KINGSPORT - James Allen Hendrickson, 63, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at his residence.
A lifelong resident of Sullivan County, he served from 1956 to 1960 with the U.S. Air Force. He was a graduate of ETSU and received a master's degree from Ole Miss. He was a member of Colonial Heights Christian Church. Mr. Hendrickson was asssitant principal at Blountville Middle School before becoming principal of Rock Springs Elementary School. He worked for the Sullivan County School System for 30 years, retiring in 1996.
He served on the Bays Mountain Park Commission, 911 Emergency Board and the Sullivan County Industrial Board. He was a life member of the Sullivan County Rescue Squad, life member of the Parent Teachers Association and a county commissioner for 10 years. He was a member of TASSA, NEA, TEA, SCEA and ETEA.
His parents, John and Georgia Hendrickson, and brother, Mark Douglas Hendrickson, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Laurleen Hendrickson of the home; one daughter, Jill Allyn Cunningham of Kingsport; stepdaughter, Sherry Light of Knoxville; stepson, Brian Light and wife, Brooke, of Kingsport; and one sister, Toni Smith and husband, Lonnie, of Kingsport.
Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Colonial Heights Christian Church.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday at Colonial Heights Christian Church with Richard Carpenter, minister, and Pastor AlanBuckles officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol Tennessee.
Pallbearers will be Don Smith, Charlie Cole, Harold Martin, John McLellan, Jud Brownwell, Jim Thetford, Roger Marshall and Jim Droke.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Daniel Dickerson, Dr. Thomas Brock, Dr. Erwin Hire, Dr. Chip Helms, Gene Herron,Vance Pope, Starling Lawson, members who served with Allen from the Sullivan County Commission, Sullivan County Rescue Squad, administrators, teachers and staff personnel whom he worked with over the past 30 years with the Sullivan County School System, his good friends and supporters from Rock Springs Elementary School, and Christian brothers and sisters at Colonial Heights Christian Church and Springdale Baptist Church.
Those desiring may make memorials to Colonial Heights Christian Church, P.O. Box 5035, Kingsport, TN 37663, or Springdale Baptist Church, 1616 Haga Road, Kingsport, TN 37660.
Hamlett-DobsonFuneral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Hendrickson family.
John Peters Jr.
DUNGANNON - Committal service for John Ray Peters Jr. will be Monday, July 22, 2002, at 11 a.m. in Fraley/Sargent/Peters Cemetery in Dungannon. The family will meet at the funeral home and go in procession to the cemetery, leaving at 10:15 a.m. Monday. Pallbearers will be Sammy Brickey, Roger Darnell, Michael L. Brickey Jr., Dale Hall, Michael D. Luttrell, Turner Ashby Gilmer III, Ronnie Brickey and Greg Dockery. Honorary pallbearers will be Grover Meade Jr., John Fraley, Glen Collins, Lester Collins, Frank Compton, Kay Pierson and Harvey Sandidge Jr.
Mr. Peters, 56, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at Holston Vallety Medical Center, Kingsport.
Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Edith G. Reedy
RAVEN, Va. - Mrs. Edith Gillespie Reedy, 80, of the west Raven section, died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at a Wilmington, N.C., hospital following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Seaboard, Va., and was a daughter of the late James D. and Virgie Smith Gillespie, both Tazewell County natives.
She was a lifelong resident of the Raven area, was a Richlands High School graduate and a member of the Clearview United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Victor E. Reedy; one brother, Jay Gillespie; and two infant sisters.
Survivors are: one daughter, Ms. Vicky L. Reedy of Oak Island, N.C.; one sister, Mrs. Peggy G. Whitt of Hubert, N.C.; and two brothers, Mr. Fred Gillespie of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mr. Samuel Gillespie of Maysville, N.C.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands with Rev. Claudie Throgmartin officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum at Claypool Hill, Va. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. Danny Smith will serve as an honorary pallbearer. Friends may call at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands after 6 p.m. Monday. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands is in charge of arrangements.
Rhoda E. Rhymer
Funeral services for Rhoda Estel Rhymer will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Hall officiating, assisted by Dr. Austin Cook. Committal services will follow at Glenwood Mausoleum. Honorary pallbearers include Earl Smithson, Darryl Morton, Charles "Scritch" Whitaker and Darryl Green. The family will receive friends Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home prior to the service. Those desiring may make memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 207 N. Boone St., Johnson City, or the charity of your choice.
Mrs. Rhymer, 79, of 971 Sugar Hollow Road, Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Wellmont Hospice House.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.