Alice M. Fields
Mrs. Alice M. Fields, 66, of 250 Bellbrook Road departed this life Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Wellmont Systems Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a resident of Cambridge House and was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church, where she was a member of Vashiti Unit, Outreach and the Adult Sunday School Class. Mrs. Fields was born in Wytheville and was a graduate of Slater High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thaddeaus Kinlaw Fields; father James Elijah Morehead and mother, Albertha Redman Fields.
She is survived by one sister, Ruby Alexander of Pelham, Ga.; one niece, Caroline Glover of Philadelphia; one great niece, Eleanor Glover of Philadelphia; two devoted friends, Susie Harris and Alice Pace, both of Bristol Tennessee.
Graveside services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, with the Rev. Donald Daniel officiating. Pallbearers will be United Methodist Men. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn. The cortege will leave Robinson Mortuary at 12:30 p.m. Monday for the graveside service.
Robinson Mortuary is serving the family of Mrs. Alice Marie Fields.
Ethel S. Hart
SULLIVAN GARDENS - Ethel Steadman Hart, 92, of Sullivan Gardens passed away at 1:05 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, following a brief illness.
She was a lifelong resident of the Sullivan Gardens area of Kingsport. Mrs. Hart retired from the S & H Stamp Redemption Center.
She was a member of Glen Alpine United Methodist Church and was active in the United Methodist Women.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam P. and Ocia Ketron Steadman; husband, Walter H. Hart; three sisters, Grace Morelock, Irene Bailey and Ruth Hamblen; three brothers, S. P. Steadman; Harry Steadman; and Tom Steadman.
Surviving are her daughters Sandra H. Crowe and husband, Lynn, of Blountville, Martha H. Hall and husband, James "Jim", of Kingsport; three granddaughters, Debbie McCormick and husband, Stan, Suzanne M. Hall, and Sandie Leonard and husband, Shawn; three great-grandsons, Jake McCormick, Jeff McCormick and Fulton Leonard; four brothers, John Steadman and wife, Elizabeth, Jack Steadman and wife, Elizabeth, Ralph Steadman and wife, Aileen, and Bob Steadman and wife, Geneva, all of Kingsport; several nieces and nephews; a special brother-in-law, Howard Hamblen; and two sisters-in-law, Norma Steadman and Margie Steadman.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, or any time at the home of the daughters.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John F. Toney officiating.
Interment will be in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Jake McCormick, Jeff McCormick, Fulton Leonard, Howard Hamblen, Harry Hamblen, Roger Campbell, Sam Hamblen, Steve Hamblen and Wallace Bullis.
Memorial contributions may be given to Glen Alpine United Methodist Chruch Building Fund, 3200 Glen Alpine Road, Kingsport, TN 37660 or to the organization of donor's choice.
Virginia M. Jordan
COEBURN - Virginia McCray Jordan, 86, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, in Lonesome Pine Hospital Big Stone Gap.
Mrs. Jordan was a devoted wife, loving mother and caring neighbor. She was a Christian with a precious faith, a resident of the Banner comunity of Coeburn and a member of the Banno-Knockus Community Club. She was a retired employee of the Wise County School System.
Mrs. Jordan was preceded in death by her husband, James Millard (Dill) Jordan, her parents, Bill and Grace McCray; infant son, Donald; daughter, Peggy; and sisters Eunice Colston and Alice McCray.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Paul Kennedy of Coeburn; a sister and brother-in-law, Marie and Joe Porter of Coeburn; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday in Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Coeburn, with the Rev. Rose Mincey officiating. Entombment will be 11 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Love Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood. The family will receive friends rom 6 to 8 p.m. at Sturgill Funeral Home, Coeburn. Special thanks to Dr. Michael Wheatley and The United Methodist Women. The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions to Banner Trail of Memories, P. O. Box 585, Coeburn, VA 24230, Dry Fork Freewill Baptist Church 14431 Dry Fork Road, Coeburn, VA 24230, or Coeburn United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 628, Coeburn, VA 24230.
Sturgill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Anna G. Kelly
BLUFF CITY - Anna Gallagher Kelly, 89, went peacefully to sleep in death on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Roanoke, where she worked for the F. H. Heironimus department store in the accounting department for many years. She move to Bristol in 1953. She was the widow of Frank T. Kelly, was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church and was a volunteer in the cafeteria at St. Anne's School for several years.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Frances Kelly Cloud and Bill Cloud of Bluff City, with whom she made her home for the past 10 years; a sister-in-law, Jeanette Gallagher of Virginia Beach; a brother-in-law, Jack Winston of Salem; many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews; and her faithful canine companions Hershey and Sandy. Mrs. Kelly had no grandchildren, but through the tremendous love in heart, she chose Becky Burchett as her granddaughter, Hannah Burchett as her great-granddaughter and Robby Cloud, Jonny Cloud and Daniel Fig as her great-grandsons. The family wishes to acknowledge the love and consideration of special friends Judy Fern, Emma Graves, Paulette Leonard, Rosie Fagan, Catherine Robinette and Doris Jean Lovern.
The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. The funeral service and burial in Glenwood Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to a favorite charity. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Kelly have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
Ellis M. Lambert
STONEGA, Va. - Sgt. Maj. Ellis M. Lambert, 62, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2002, in Middlesburg, Fla. He was a member of the U. S. Marine Corps for 30 years. He was a native of Stonega and the son of Daisy W. Lambert and the late Forrest Lambert Sr.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Lambert of Middlesburg; two daughters, Kristina Lambert of Middlesburg and Jessica Lambert of Middlesburg; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Sidney and Lorraine Lambert of Indianapolis, Forrest Jr. and Margaret Lambert of Stonega and C.O. and Cathy Lambert of Big Stone Gap; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Stella and the late Jack Humbert of Moraine, Ohio, Opal and Ross Clark of Dayton, Ohio, Robena and Kermit Clark of Mexico Beach, Fla., Maurine and the late John Dennison of Inman, Va., Lorrine and Alan Wells of Stonega and Rue and Bill Gembach of Norton; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, friends and neighbors.
Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Stonega Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Rick Phillips officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5-8 p.m. before services. Military graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Glencoe Cemetery, Big Stone Gap.
Roy A. Green Funeral Home, Appalachia, is in charge of arrangements.
The committal service and interment for Wiley Latham will be at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in High Point Cemetery.
Mr. Latham, 66, of Bristol Virginia, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at home.
Arrangements especially for Mr. Latham have been made through Blevins Funeral Home.
Evelyn B. Maynard
OCALA, Fla. - Evelyn B. Maynard, 67, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, in Mease Countryside Hospital in Ocala. Formerly of Haysi, she had lived in Ocala since 1957. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Josi Byers Davis. She was a widow of Harley B. Maynard.
She is survived by three sons, Ronald Maynard of Atlanta, Donald Maynard of Ocala and Dale Maynard; one brother, Jarvis Davis of Ocala; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at Haysi Funeral Home. There will be a graveside service following the visitation, with Elder Danny Yates at 4 p.m. at Viers Cemetery on Rakes Ridge, Birchleaf. Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mary L. McCoy
Mary Louise McCoy, 73, daughter of the late Fred and Cora Leonard, joined the Lord Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002. Louise resided on Broad Street with her husband, J.J. McCoy, and was a faithful member of Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church. She was active with the Gospel Gordonaires playing at the Haven of Rest Mission and played piano at Grace Baptist Church. Louise was preceded in death by William Jennings Mitchell.
Survivors also include a son and daughter-in-law, Lynn and Shelia Mitchell; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Larry Gorley; granddaughters Shana Hoilman and Hannah Gorley; great grandson Skylar; sister-in-law Edna Cannon; three brothers, Mr. and Mrs. Joe (Bud) Leonard, Mr. and Mrs. Harmon (Chuck) Leonard and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Leonard; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at Tennessee Avenue Baptist Church, with Rev. Vann Seal, Rev. Joe Hudson and Rev. David Barton officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be friends of the family. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 4210 Weaver Pike, Bluff City, TN 37618.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Harry L. McCray
Harry Lee McCray, 45, of 205 Dartmouth Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct 2, 2002, at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport. He was born in Bristol Tennessee, to Sylvia J. McNew McCray and the late Harrison J. McCray, and was a contractor.
Survivors include two sons, Eric Lee McCray and Adam Joshua McCray; his mother, Sylvia J. McCray; a sister, Angela Sneed; a brother, Darrell McCray; a grandchild, Josie McCray; two nieces, Katrina Wilson and Andrea McCray Wyatt; two nephews, Bryan McCray and Curtis Sneed; and a great-nephew, Gauge McCray.
The funeral service will be conducted at 8 o'clock Saturday evening, Oct. 5, 2002, in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Rev. Dennis Burnette officiatng. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The committal service and burial will be at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eddie Booker, Johnny Oliver, Bryan McCray, Jeff McCray, Justin King, Curtis Sneed, Dempsey Messer and Brad Cole. Arrangements especially for Mr. McCray have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.
BIG STONE GAP - On Oct. 4, 2002, Rettie Arlena Mavis Mullins, 66, loving wife, mother, step-mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and former foster mother, lost her long battle with cancer. Her bravery and uplifting spirit will be missed by all. Rettie was born Sept. 21, 1936, in Dickenson County to Cody and Darl Mullins. She worked at a number of jobs, but she was particularly proud of being a Wise County School bus driver for 19 years. She was "Granny" to many special kids who were lucky enough to ride her route.
Rettie was preceded in death by her parents, her second husband, William "Sonny" Brown and his mother, Helen Brown; her grandson, Glen Boyd; her brother, Thaddeus Mullins; and two double-first cousins, Acie Mullins and Henry Mullins.
Surviving are her husband, Lester Mullins and his mother, Maude Mullins; three sons, Danny Mullins and wife, Pat, of Clintwood, Kenneth Brown of Georgia and David Brown and wife, Michelle, of Williamsburg; four daughters, Sheri Jackson and husband, Steve, of Abingdon, Kathy Sturgill and husband, Jack, of Big Stone Gap, Teresa Lackey and husband, Hunter, of Newport News and Diana Massey and husband, Jon, of Lanexa, Va.; two stepsons, Greg Mullins and Jeff Mullins of Aberdeen, Wash.; one stepdaughter, Patricia Patterson of Bay Center, Wash.; and one brother, Allen Vilos Mullins. Rette's 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren will certainly miss their mamaw.
Rettie is also survived by eight special double-first cousins, Ira Mullins, Denver Mullins, Junior Mullins, John Mullins, Jim Mullins, Verdie Rose, Christeen Mullins and Virgie Mullins.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, Big Stone Gap, with Rev. Avery Carty officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Southwest Virginia Regional Cancer Center, 611 Trent St., N. E. , Norton, VA 24273. Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements.
Cora S. Powers
DANTE - Cora Skeens Powers, 89, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, in Cambridge House in Bristol Tennessee.
She was born in Russell County, the daughter of the late Luther and Cynthia Jessee Skeens. She was a member of Straight Hollow Freewill Baptist Church in Dante.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Powers; two brothers, Grady Skeens and Dennis Skeens; and two sisters, Ida Chafin and Hazel Patrick.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Meada Brick of Love Park, Ill., Linda Townes of Johnson City, Rhonda Fields of Richmond and Reva Booker of Dante; one son, Woodrow Powers of Charlotte, N.C.; six sisters, Edna Adams, Delphia Dean and Gertrude Dean, all of Castlewood, Nannie Bevins of Lebanon, Beulah Jean Worley of Dante and Novada Robinson of Marion; one brother, Gaines Skeens of Lebanon; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Jack C. Santelli
APPALACHIA - Jack C. Santelli, 76, entered into rest Thursday, Oct. 3, 2002, at home.
He was a member of The Bride of Christ Church in Appalachia.
He served in the U. S. Army as a staff sergeant and acting first lieutenant, entering the service at 14. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Pacific and training recruits throughout the United States.
He was a retired coal miner for U. S. Steel in Lynch, Ky., and a member of Appalachia Masonic Lodge 229 AF and AM of Virginia since 1962. He served as Worshipful Master in 1966, 1967, and 1974. He served as District Deputy and Grand Master of the 48th District in 1974. He was also a member of the Eastern Star, Appalachia Chapter 26, serving as Worthy Patron in 1974.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Tony and Susie Santelli and two sisters, Josie Tankersley and Carmela Smith of Bluff City.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Santelli and daughter, Diana Santelli, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday at Roy A. Green Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Glenda Flanary and a Masonic service conducted by the Appalachia Lodge No. 229 A. F. and A. M. A military service will be held Monday at 1 p.m. at the mausoleum in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, conducted by V FW Post 4301 and D. A. V. Chapter 56. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday.
Cleo Dishman Testerman
MARION - Cleo Dishman Testerman, age 94, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at home.
Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Seaver-Brown Funeral Service, Marion.
Charles F. Wilcox
PERRY HALL, Md. - Mr. Charles Floyd "Chuck" Wilcox, 42, unexpectedly went to Heaven in the arms of angels Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at home. He was born in Norfolk and moved to Maryland in 1961. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Floyd K. Bott; grandparents, Cora and Virgil Wilcox; a niece, Melissa Schaum; and aunt, Peggy F. Tolliver.
He is survived by his parents who loved him very much, John Roy and Bonnie Bott Wilcox of Perry Hall; loving sisters, Darlen and husband, Kenny Grupp, and Jeanette and husband, Chris Schaum Sr., all of Perry Hall; loving brother John Roy Wilcox Jr. of Perry Hall; special grandmother, Blanche Louise Bott of Abingdon; special nephews and niece who were loved by Chuck, Chris Schaum Jr., Danny Grupp, Brent Grupp and Samantha Schaum, all of Perry Hall; special aunts and uncles, Mary and Norman Herrin, Myrtle and Glen Evans and Louise Callahan; and several cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at 5:30 p.m. in Farris Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bob McCormick officiating. A committal service will be held Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends following the service. Pallbearers will be Danny Grupp, Chris Schaum Jr., Brent Grupp, Chris Schaum Sr., Kenny Grupp, Wayne Houser, Joe Tolliver and Stephen Zappardo. Honorary pallbearer will be John Roy Wilcox Jr. Family and friends are to meet at the funeral home by 1:40 p.m. Monday for a procession to the cemetery. Those wishing to express sympathy online, may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com.
Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Wilcox.
Elma S. Ball
BELFAST, Va. – Mrs. Elma Sargent (Maw) Ball, 103 years, 10 months and 11 days, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, in a Lebanon hospital following a long illness. Born in Tazewell County, she was the daughter of the late Johnce and Jennie Belle Vencille Sargent. She was a member, former Sunday School teacher and secretary of the Clifton Methodist Church. She was a life long member of the Belfast P.T.A. and lived and worked for many years on Clifton Farms.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ball; one son, Claude Ball; one daughter, Flossie Ball Monk; three brothers; and six sisters. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family in her generation.
Mrs. Ball is survived by one son, Mr. Garland Ball and wife Renda of Belfast; one daughter-in-law, Ethel Ball of Cedar Bluff; 16 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; and a host of great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, in the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Buff with Revs. Claude Reynolds, Carl Robinson and Roger Lester officiating. Burial will follow in the Reynolds Family Cemetery at Kents Ridge, Va. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Buff from 6-9 p.m. Monday.
Special thanks to the staff of Altamont Retirement Home, doctors and staff of Russell County Medical Center, staff of Russell County Home Health, staff of In Home Care and all of the many friends and family.Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Ball Family.
Lonnie R. Blevins
MARION - Lonnie Ray Blevins, 53, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002 at home. Lonnie was a loving husband, proud father and a hard worker. He was proud to serve his country as an airship gunner during the Vietnam War. He was a loyal chapter member and governor of the Smyth County Moose Lodge. Lonnie was a stranger to none and friend to all. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Shirley Blevins; and two sisters, Barbara Sadler and Pam Cline. Lonnie is survived by his wife of 27 years, Frankie VanName Blevins of Marion; one son, Rusty Ray Blevins of Marion; one daughter, Stacie Katherine Blevins of Marion; brothers, Jonathon Dale and Ileen Blevins of Marion and William Harrison Blevins of Bradenton, Fla.; Sisters, Brenda Vandeluyster and Tom of Fort Mohave, Ariz., Patty Rowland and John of Marion; brothers-in-law, James Ronnie Cline of Marion and Jim VanName and Diane of Newport, N.Y.; sisters-in-law, Nancy Brouillette of Albany, N.Y., and Dianne Allen of Castleville, N.Y.; mother-in-law, Katherine "Kitty" VanName of Newport, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of special friends. Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at 8:30 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel with Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 until 8:30 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service is serving the Blevins Family.
William J. Carson
William Jerry Carson, 64, of 8409 Loretta Lane, Bristol, Va., died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at his home.
Mr. Carson was a retired employee of Lowe's after 20 years of service and a member of El-Shaddai Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father and extra-loving grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth C. Carson. His mother, Sue Carson of Wilkesboro, N.C.; two daughters, Laura Howard of Bristol Virginia, and R. Nadean Carson of Altus, Okla.; one son, William Jerry Carson Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla.; three sisters, Betty Sue Wilson of Fayetteville, N.C., Pat Anderson of Moravian Falls, N.C., and Jean Wagner of Jacksonville; one brother, James E. Carson of Moravian Falls; four grandsons, Blake Carson Howard, Austin Grant Howard, William Jeremy Carson and Justin Thomas Carson; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9,. 2002, in El-Shaddai Baptist Church 20263 Haskell Station Road, Bristol, Va., with Pastor Ken Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in Carson Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Carl Owens, Fred Barker, Jack Ford, Harry Kilby, Wayne McNeil, Darryl Richards and Johnny Shipman. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at Akard Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to El-Shaddai Baptist Church 20263 Haskell Station Road, Bristol, VA 24202 or Morrison School, 139 Terrace Drive, Bristol, VA 24201. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family of Mr. Carson at email@example.com.
Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Carson.
Rowena W. Clark
Ms. Rowena W. Clark, 65, 226 Avondale Lane, Bristol, Va., departed this life Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, at 5:10 a.m. at the Bristol Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
Mrs. Clark was born in Bristol Tennessee, and after a stay in Ohio, made her home here in Bristol Virginia.
A retired employee of Raytheon Company, she was a member of Lee Street Baptist Church where she served with the Senior Choir and also served on the Deaconess Board. She was a member of Club Unique.
Mrs. Clark was preceded in death by her father, Floyd Worley I; her mother, Mrs. Virginia B. Kinchloe; and two brothers, Floyd Worley II and Danny Worley; and one sister, Louise Dent.
Survivors include: her husband, Richard A. Clark Sr.; three sons, Richard A. (Vanessa) Clark Jr., Bealeton, Va.,. Mitchell L. (Carrie) Clark and Travis E. Clark of Bristol Virginia; five grandchildren, Kylie, Mitchell II, Travis II, Cara and Madison; three brothers, Wilbur Worley, Johnson City, Robert Worley, Bristol Virginia, and David Worley, North Carolina; three sisters, Mrs. Carolyn Worley, Bristol Virginia, Mrs. Lorraine (James) Perry, Detroit, and Mrs. Augusta Forest, Johnson City; several nieces, nephews and friends; and a special friend, Mrs. Martha and Joe Lee Bowers.
Funeral services will be conducted from the Lee Street Baptist Church Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, at 2 p.m. with Dr. W.A. Johnson officiating.
Family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday prior to funeral services.
Burial to follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Robinson Funeral Services, Kingsport, are serving the family of Mrs. Clark.
Deborah J. Cobb
Funeral services for Deborah Joan Cobb will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, at the graveside in Rooty Branch Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Weaver Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Weaver Funeral Home.
Mrs. Cobb, 41, of 1404 Texas Ave. passed peacefully from this life after a lengthy illness on Friday, Oct. 4, 2002.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Arthur M. Davis
SHORTT GAP, Va. - Mr. Arthur McKinley (Bob) Davis, 84, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff.
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Davis Family.
LEBANON - Ralph Dotson, 76, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2002, in the Russell County Medical Center.
Born Aug. 31, 1926, in Russell County, a son of the late James Emory Dotson and Maggie Margaret Breeding Dotson, he was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Reeds Valley Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers, James Willard, Sonny B., Dewey Lee, Jimmy, Billy Gene and Gilmer Dotson; and four sisters, Mary Belle Dye, Janie Puckett, Hazel Dotson and Alice Dale Dotson.
Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Mary Dye Dotson; two daughters and son-in-law, Susie and Danny White, Lebanon, and Christia and Lance Kolling, Abingdon; five sons and three daughters-in-law, Giles and Dana Dotson, Eugene and Ann Dotson, Calvin and Annette Dotson and John Dotson, all of Lebanon, and Claude Dotson, Keen Mountain; two sisters, Edna Dye, Cleveland and Mildred Puckett, Lebanon; eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2002, in the Combs Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Darrell Harmon officiating. Burial will follow in the Dye Family Cemetery on Copper Ridge. Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends after 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at the funeral home.
Combs Funeral Service is serving the Dotson family.
Funeral services for Barbara Ann Goodwin Eller will be conducted at 2 p.m., Oct. 7, 2002, in Mountain View Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Donald Shinault and Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating. Entombment will be in Mountain View Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Gateway Baptist Church, P. O. Box 3621, Bristol, TN 37625.
Mrs. Eller of 11607 Goose Creek Road went to be with the Lord, Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at home.
Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Alice M. Fields
Graveside services for Mrs. Alice M. Fields will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, with the Rev. Donald Daniel officiating. Pallbearers will be Untied Methodist Men. Burial will follow in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn. The cortege will leave Robinson Mortuary at 12:30 p.m. Monday for the graveside service.
Mrs. Fields, 66, of 250 Bellbrook Road departed this life Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Wellmont Systems Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Robinson Mortuary is serving the family of Mrs. Alice Marie Fields.