Henry W. Bowery
Henry Whiteman "H" Bowery, 81, of 1244 Maryland Ave., Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late William Henry and Mary Whiteman Bowery and had retired from Tennessee Eastman with 41 years of service. He was a member of Virginia Avenue Baptist Church, the King Masonic Lodge 461, Yorkrite, Scottish Rite and Jericho Shrine Temple. He was also a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II.
Survivors include wife, Margaret L. Bowery; daughter, Mary Ann Stevens and husband Bucky, Madison, Tenn.; son, James Henry Bowery and wife Cheryl of Bristol Tennessee; sister, Harriet Stephenson. Blountville; and granddaughter, Heather Nicole Stevens.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cass Farrior officiating. Burial with military honors conducted by Patton-Crosswhite V.F.W. Post 6975 will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Weaver Funeral Home. Those desiring may make memorials to Virginia Avenue Baptist Church or Shriners Crippled Children Fund. E-mail condolences to the family at www.weaverfuneralhome.net.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Richard A. Carpenter
KINGSPORT - Richard A. Carpenter, Minister of Colonial Heights Christian Church, 69, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002.
He was a minister for the past 50 years and a graduate of Milligan College and Southern Baptist Seminary.
He was preceded in death by Harold Carpenter and Eileen Carpenter.
Surviving are his wife, Cynthia Carpenter of the home; sons, Stephen Carpenter, Richmond and David Carpenter, Lexington, Ky.; stepdaughters, Wendy Spalding, Cincinnati and Tami Backman, Sacramento, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; mother, Doris Carpenter, Canton, Ohio; and brothers, Tom Carpenter, Canton, and Larry Carpenter, Indianapolis.
Calling hours will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Colonial Heights Christian Church.
Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the church with Ministers Stephen Carpenter and Hugh Thompson officiating.
Burial will take place in Canton.
Memorials may be made to Colonial Heights Christian Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 5035, Kingsport, TN 37663.
Emma Lou Caruso
NORTON - Emma Lou Woods Caruso, 74, died peacefully at her home Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002. She was born in Dorchester, Va., to the late Archie and Bonnie Woods and was a lifelong resident of Wise County. She was a homemaker and will be remembered for her many kind deeds towards others. Emma Lou was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church of Norton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph (Joey) Caruso; and two brothers, Jimmy Dee Woods and George Harmon Woods.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Toni Ann and Robert Chandler of Winston-Salem, N.C.; a son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Terry Caruso, Norton; grandchildren, Darren Caruso and Emily Caruso, Joshua Chandler and Emma Ruth Chandler; a great-granddaughter, Chelsea Rae; a brother, Vernon Woods of Powell Valley; and several nieces and nephews.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Norton. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8:30 p.m. at the church, with a Christian Wake Service following visitation. Entombment will be in the Powell Valley Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sister Anne Christina Education Fund, c/o St. Mary's Hospital, Third St., NE, Norton, VA 24273.
Louis E. Clapp
ROCK FALLS, Ill. - Louis E. Clapp, 70, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Swedish American Hospital, Rockford.
He was born in Saltville, the son of the late George R. and Mary G. (Dean) Clapp. He moved to this area in 1955. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. in Sterling for 29 years retiring in 1984 as a melter foreman. He was a veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara; son, Tony Clapp of Rock Falls; stepson, Donald Jones of Lyndon, Ill.; brothers, Bob Clapp of Sterling and Randy Clapp of Wheeling, Ill.; sisters, Patsy McThenia of Rock Falls and Rita Lawrence of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and one grandson.
Funeral services will be Wednesday in Rock Falls.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory.
McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory of Rock Falls, is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret H. Godsey
JOHNSON CITY - Margaret Hart Godsey, 71, of 1504 Linden St., died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at her residence.
Mrs. Godsey was a Washington County, Va., native and had lived in Johnson City since around 1968.
Mrs. Godsey was the daughter of the late Earl and Pearl Keith Hart.
She was retired having worked at Leon-Frenbach, Inc.
Mrs. Godsey was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of Home League.
Mrs. Godsey was preceded in death by her husband, David R. Godsey; two sons, Greg and Tony Godsey; and one sister, Lucille Boardwine.
She is survived by one daughter, Jean McGeorge of Johnson City; one son, Michael Godsey of Lebanon; three brothers, Clifton Hart, Pete Hart and Willard Hart, all of Lebanon; one sister, Helen Warren, Lebanon; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at Morris-Baker Funeral Home North Chapel at 8 p.m. Monday. Rev. Kenneth Grindstaff will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 6 until 8 p.m. Graveside services and burial will be at Monte Vista Burial Park Tuesday at 10 a.m. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to First Free Will Baptist Church, 302 Colorado St., Johnson City, TN 37601. Online condolences may be sent at www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City, TN 37601.
James Branson Hall
LEBANON - James Branson Hall, infant son of Kandace Kiser and Shannon Hall, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at Johnson City Medical Center, Johnson City, Tenn.
Other survivors include maternal grandparents, Eddie and Tina Kiser, Lebanon; paternal grandparents, Charlie and Sonya Hall, Castlewood; maternal great-grandparents, Danny and Loretta Yates, Lebanon; paternal great-grandmothers, Edith and Ebbie Hall, Castlewood; maternal great-grandparents, Paul and Virginia Kiser, Cleveland, Va.
Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, in Meade Cemetery, Castlewood, with the Rev. Darrell Fletcher officiating. The family and friends will meet at the cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the Hall family via e-mail.
Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Wanda S. Hambrick
The committal service and interment for Wanda Snead Hambrick will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday morning in Russell Memory Gardens in Lebanon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Euclid Avenue Baptist Church.
Mrs. Hambrick, 83, of Grand Court died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at NHC of Bristol. Ann Shannon, Page Hambrick and Chaney Hambrick; one great-grandson, Chris Shannon; several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Hambrick have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Dorothy S. Hollomon
BLOUNTVILLE - Dorothy S. "Dot" Hollomon, 63, of 219 Oak Place, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at the Wellmont Hospice House. Mrs. Hollomon was a life-long resident of Sullivan County, born June 1, 1939, in Piney Flats, Tenn., to the late Kyle C. and Lonna K. Smith. Mrs. Hollomon was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, 1505 Broad St., Bristol, Tenn., where she was a nursery worker and former member of the church choir. She was also an active volunteer at Sullivan Central High School Athletics and Band Boosters and was an honorary life member of the Tennessee PTA.
Survivors include husband, Anthony L. "Sonny" Hollomon, Blountville; son, Mark A. Hollomon, Blountville; two sisters and brother-in-law, Barbara Stidham, Bluff City and Evelyn and Kyle Blevins of Bluff City; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Ed Smith Bluff City, Charles and Peggy Smith, Bristol Virginia and Jim and Ruth Ann Smith of Blountville; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Kathleen Wilson, Audrey Bolick, Virginia Phillips, Linda Rosenbalm and Patsy Mink.
Mrs. Hollomon was preceded in death by two brothers, Lynn and Wayne Smith; and a brother-in-law, Bill Stidham.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1505 Broad St., Bristol, Tenn., with the Reverends Tony Trunnell and Dan Theiben officiating. Burial will follow in the Tri-Cities Memory Gardens, Blountville. Pallbearers include: Bob Dishner, Dickie Warren, Jerry Bacon, Rusty Scott, Stacy Whitaker, Bob Malone, Jim Mink and John Rankins. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen Hanor, Dr. Terry Forrest and nephews. The family will receive friends at Calvary Baptist Church from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.
The family wishes to thank Wellmont Bristol Regional and Wellmont Hospice House. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 1505 Broad St., Bristol, TN 37620 or Sullivan Central High School, 131 Shipley Ferry Road, Blountville, TN 37617.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Julius M. Kabanek
Memorial services for Julius M. Kabanek will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at Bristol Seventh-day Adventist Church, with Pastor Todd Leonard officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial service. The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to Bristol Seventh-day Adventist Church, 571 Highway 126, Bristol, TN 37620, or to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steels Road, Bristol, TN 37620.
Mr. Kabanek, 85, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, in Wellmont Hospice House.
Castle Funeral Home is serving the Kabanek family.
Jack W. Kent
ABINGDON - Jack W. Kent, 81, of 385 Morningdale Drive died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at his residence.
He was a native of Hazard, Ky., who moved from Logan County, W.Va. to Abingdon almost 20 years ago. He was a graduate of Matewan High School in Matewan, W.Va., where he won the West Virginia State Tennis Championship. Jack received a degree in engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, where he competed in track and field.
He served in the U. S. Navy as a fighter pilot in World War II. He served with the U. S. S. Bennington Air Group 82. He received a Gold Star in lieu of a Fourth and Fifth Air Medal and he received a Permanent Citation for his work in World War II. He was involved in two mid-air collisions in the service. He was a member of Buffalo Mining and was retired Surface Superintendent with Pittston Coal Co. in Lorado, W.Va. He was of the Presbyterian faith.
He was preceded in death by his father, O. T. Kent, his mother, Olivene Kent, his wife, Rebecca Kent and a son-in-law Charles Lloyd.
Survivors include three daughters, Jacqualine Bott and husband, William, Dottie O'Quinn and Susan Lloyd, all of Abingdon; one son Tom Kent and wife, Carla, of Abingdon; one sister, Susan Marvin of Marietta, Ohio; two grandchildren, Joe Waters II and his wife, Angie, and Jack E. Kent; and four nieces and four nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, with the Rev. Dr. Steven W. Pollard officiating. Military honors will be provided by Highlands Fellowship Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends at the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday until the time of service. Friends may also visit at his residence (385 Morningside Drive) or call at (276) 628-5709.
Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements.
Scott Paul Miller
MEADOWVIEW - Mr. Scott Paul Miller, 93, passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired farmer, was a Methodist and was preceded in death by a daughter, Frieda Snapp.
Survivors include his wife, Marie McCracken Miller; a daughter, Regina Baker, Newport, Ky.; sisters, Lenna Atwell and Mary Atwell, both of Abingdon; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at 4 p.m. at the graveside in Knollkreg Memorial Park with Rev. Jerry Eggers officiating.
Pallbearers will be James Miller, Wayne Morrison, John Atwell, Eddie Counts, Kenneth Morrison and Claude Counts Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Scott, Bill Delp, Doug McCracken, Bobby Arnold and Charlie Arnold.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Meadowview Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 84, Meadowview, VA 24361.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2:45-3:45 p.m. in the funeral home.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Miller family.
Cathy J. Ottinger
JOHNSON CITY - The funeral service for Cathy J. Ottinger, 50, 1111 Miller St., Johnson City, who died Saturday, Will be conducted 8 p.m. Tuesday from the Morris-Baker South Chapel. Rev. Paull Dixon will officiate. Burial will follow the committal service 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Eden Cemetery. Friends are asked to meet the family at Morris-Baker by 9:20 a.m. to go in procession to the cemetery. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Ottinger is survived by her husband, Hubert "Johnny" Ottinger; her mother, Edna Trivett Nelson, Johnson City; two sons, Jimmy Johnson, Johnson City and Terry Johnson and his wife Candy, Elizabethton; one daughter, Kimberly Wickerham and her husband Todd, Charlotte, N.C.; three brothers, John H. Nelson Sr. Bluff City, Robert L. Nelson and John L. Nelson Jr., both of Bristol Tennessee; two sisters, Wanda Miller, Granite Falls, N.C., and Pat Cunningham, Indianapolis; her aunt, Gladys Russell, Bristol Tennessee; her uncle, H.L. Trivett, Bristol Virginia; her grandson, Isaac Ray Johnson, Elizabethton; and several nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Arrangements are by Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City.
Hazel D. Pippin
ABINGDON - Funeral services for Hazel Dye Pippin will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in Knollkreg Memorial Park. Friends and family are requested to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service. The family will receive friends at Campbell Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday.
Mrs. Pippin, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2002, at her residence.
Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements.
Mary C. Pope
BLOUNTVILLE - Funeral service for Mary Christine Feathers Pope will be 2 p.m. Monday, at East Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Wallace Amos officiating. Burial and graveside service will follow in the Garden of Christus of the East Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Ray Hughes, Dan Hughes, Douglas McClain, David McClain, Gordon Patrick and Kelly Sexton. Send condolences to firstname.lastname@example.org. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Pope family.
Mrs. Pope, 65, of 761 Boozy Creek Road, went to be with her Lord Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, in Holston Valley Medical Center after a long illness.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Mabelle Kathleen Sarver, 63, of Debra Street entered into rest Friday, Sept. 27, 2002, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home with the Rev. George Holcombe officiating.
She is survived by her husband, Jim Sarver; her parents, Otto and Betty Stablein of Los Angeles, Calif.; her sons Jim Sarver III of Atlanta and Ken Sarver of Evans; her daughters Katherine Walton of Bristol Tennessee; Susan Lucky of Martinez and Elizabeth Sarver of Atlanta; her brothers Jeff Stablein and Martin Stablein, both of Los Angeles; her sisters Rosalee Young of San Francisco and Treeny Tellis of Los Angeles; and six grandchildren.
Mrs. Sarver was born in Moline, Ill. She was a member of Stevens Creek Community Church. She also loved crafts.
DORAN, Va. - Mr. Brady Sutherland, 83, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, in a Richlands hospital following a brief illness.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff.
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Sutherland Family.
Leland E. Umbarger
ABINGDON - Mr. Leland Edgar Umbarger, 85, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2002, in the Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Emma Virginia Cole Umbarger; his children, Linda F. Rutledge, Ray Umbarger, Ronnie H. Umbarger, Connie S. Umbarger, Nancy White and Glen Umbarger, all of Abingdon; grandchildren, Randy Rutledge, Abingdon, Angie Rutledge, Maryland, Cheryl McLeod, Richmond, Rick Umbarger, Abingdon, Steven White, Chesapeake, Va., and Chasity Umbarger, Abingdon; great-grandchildren, Randall Rutledgte Jr. and Danial Rutledge, both of Abingdon and Madelyne White and Julia White, both of Chesapeake.
Arrangements are incomplete.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Umbarger family.
WARREN, Mich. - Didema Anderson, 80, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2002, at St. John Hospital in Detroit. A native of Dickenson County, she was a daughter of the late Harrie Ira and Crissie Willis O'quinn.
Surviviors include three daughters, Kathy Anderson of Warren, Paula VanCleve of Sterling Heights, Mich., and Sherry Anderson of Warren; one son, Ritchie Anderson of Warren; three sisters, Beulah Owens and Carrie Lee O'quinn, both of Haysi, and June Stiltner of Richlands; and one brother, Irvin Wright of Warren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Viers officiating. Burial will follow in Anderson Cemetery, Route 1, Clinchco, Va. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at Haysi Funeral Home Sunday, March 24, after 6 p.m. where a song service will be held at 7 p.m.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Cleo Smith Avery
ABINGDON - The funeral service for Mrs. Cleo Smith Avery will be conducted Sunday, March 24, 2002, at 1 p.m. in Colonial Chapel Mausoleum in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Mark Copley officiating.
Pallbearers will be Ken Epling, H.C. "Footsie" Pratt, Mike Hoskins, Gizmo Bordwine, Mike Christian, Jeff McCray, Jack Arrington, Gary Crookshank, Jim Fern, Shawn Crookshank, Joe Burt Rhea and Tommy Akers.
Memorials may be sent to Church of the Nazarene, 396 Old Eleven Court, SE, Abingdon, VA 24210.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneral-service.com.
Mrs. Avery, 80, passed away Friday, March 22, 2002, at Johnston Memorial Hospital.
Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the Avery family.
Ruth B. Bowen
GRUNDY - Ruth E. Burks Bowen, 74 of Route 5 passed away Saturday, March 23, 2002, at Buchanan General Hospital following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, she was the daughter of the late John Burks Sr. and Pearley McCoy Burks. She was a member of Old Regular Baptist Church and was a retired health care worker.
Mrs. Bowen was preceded in death by her husband, Sgt. Thomas F. Bowen.
She is survived by one stepdaughter of Richmond; four sisters, Mrs. Don (Lucy) Peaks of Fort Wayne, Ind., Mrs. Henry (Edith) Stiltner of Windson, Va., Mrs. Jack (Shirley) Deleon of Columbus, Ohio, and Mrs. Lyle (Olivia) Burch of Roselle, Ill.; three brothers, John Burks Jr. of Hurley, Va., Alfred Burks of Welch, W.Va., and Boyd Burks of South Pillsburg, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and seven brothers.
Funeral serivces will be conducted Monday, March 2, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Elders Elbert Justus, Roscoe Crouse and Curtis Crouse officiating, with burial to follow in National Military Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Friends may call at Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Sunday evening at 6 p.m. with evening services at 7 p.m.
Active pallbearers will be James Burks, Jerry Hackney and nephews.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be made in the form of contributions to the American Diabetic Foundation, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of all arrangements.
Lanie N. Campbell
SHADY VALLEY - Lanie Niles "Bud" Campbell, 69, of 212 Niles Campbell Lane passed away, Friday, March 22, 2002, at his residence. He was a native of Shady Valley and was a son of the late Lewis and Lillie Wilson Campbell. He was preceded in death by one brother, Sanford Campbell and two sisters, Winnie Hodge and Vie Gilley. He attended Shady Valley Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Campbell of the home; one daughter, Linda and husband, David McQueen, of Shady Valley; five sons, Earl Campbell of Mountian City, Jerry and wife, Pat Campbell, of Shady Valley, Rick and wife, Tina Campbell, of Shady Valley, Gerald and wife, Jennifer Campbell, of Shady Valley and Terry and wife, Jessica Campbell, of Shady Valley; one brother, Bill Campbell of Bristol, Tenn.; one sister, Monnie Arnold of North Carolina; 10 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Sunday from Shady Valley Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Tom Peake to officiate. Graveside services and burial will be held at 11 a.m,. Monday from Gentry Cemetery, Shady Valley. Pallbearers will be Randy Campbell, Lynn Campbell, Bennie Campbell, David Price, Danny Sims and Darrell Brinkley. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Jim Shine, Buddy Campbell, Pete Campbell, Eric Campbell and Dakotah Campbell. The family will receive friends from 6 till 8 p.m. Sunday at Shady Valley Presbyterian Church. Friends may call at the residence, 212 Niles Campbell Lane, Mountain City, at any time.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Ricky L. Chafin
KINGSPORT - Ricky Lynn Chafin of 1937 Greenway St. died March 22, 2002, in Wellmont HolstonValley Medical Center, Kingsport. He attended Agape Life Christian Fellowship Church and was preceded in death by one brother, David Chafin.
Surviving are his parents, Joseph M. and Katherine Jessee Chafin; ex-wife, Vicke Chafin; daughters and sons-in-law, Angela Simerly and husband, Eric, of Abingdon and Rebecca M. Smith and husband, Trevor, of Rogersville; son and daughter-in-law, Chris Chafin and Brad Chafin of Mt. Carmel; two grandchildren, Joey Brendel and A.J. Simerly; one brother, Joe Danny Chafin and wife, Caroline, of Gray; niece, Tracy Chafin; and great-niece, Santana Nelms.
Calling hours are 5-7 p.m. March 25, 2002, with memorial service at 7 p.m. at Carter-Trent Funeral Home Chapel of Kingsport with Rev. Roddie Nelson officiating. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Oak Hill Cemetery. Those wishing to attend are to meet at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations payable to a charitable organization of one's choice on behalf of Mr. Chafin.
Friends may be received any time at 1937 Greenway St., Kingsport, or 302 Jefferson Ave., Mt. Carmel.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home of downtown Kingsport is serving the Ricky Chafin family.