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Hobart Buford Lawson

August 9, 1945 - November 30, 2016

Hobart B. Lawson, Sr., 71, of Whitesburg, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at UT Medical Center. He was a member of Lee Valley Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Faye Lawson; parents, Mack and Nannie Bell Lawson; and brothers, Robert Lawson, John Lawson, and Bo Lawson.Survivors include children, Bobby Brooks and wife, Jane, of Bean Station,...
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Robert Leroy Mathews

October 16, 1940 - November 26, 2016

Robert "Bob" Mathews, age 76, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Mathews; parents, Edward and Veda Mathews; and brother, James Mathews. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Gloria Mathews; children, Brenda (Bryon) Bush and Steven ...
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Betty C. Carpenter

July 26, 1942 - November 20, 2016

Betty C. Carpenter, age 74, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father, Wright Ferguson; sister, Irene Depew; and her grandparents.Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Major Carpenter; daughter, Connie (Randy) Morgan; grandson, Matthew Morgan; mother, Gladys Crittenden; sister, Roxie Dean (Joe) Mathis; several special nieces...
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Harold Fayne Hicks

December 10, 1942 - November 18, 2016

Harold Fayne Hicks, 73 of Morristown, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 18, 2016 after a courageous battle with COPD with his wife and daughters by his side.Harold was born in Hawkins County on December 10, 1942 to Luther and Zora Hicks. He was saved at an early age at Cobb's Chapel and attended Cedar Springs Baptist Church regularly until his health began to decline. He was...
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Roger Clay Short

August 30, 1969 - November 16, 2016

Roger Clay Short Jr, age 47 of Mooresburg, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at his home. He was a member of James Chapel American Christian Church. He served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Wanda Short; nephew, Geoffrey Edward Short; uncle, Leroy Purkey; and aunts, Sandra Marie Brown and Patricia "Cricket" Purkey. He is...
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Jackie Lamarr Wells

March 23, 1947 - November 16, 2016

Jackie Lamarr Wells, was born on March 23, 1947, to the late Cecil Wells and Margaret Green in Morristown, Tennessee. He was a high school graduate of West High School. Jackie joined the United States Army, where he served in the Vietnam War. Following the war, he enrolled at Walters State Community College, where he earned an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He served for a...
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Bethel Inez Turner

November 10, 1940 - November 15, 2016

Bethel Inez Turner, age 76, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at her home. She was a member of Idas Chapel in Sneedville. Bethel enjoyed working with her flowers, gardening and her cats. She was preceded in death by her parents, Milom and Unive Cook; sister-in-law, Annette Turner; and nephew, Steve Ivy. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James Turner;...
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Nola Laster

May 31, 1929 - November 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Edward Wayne Sturm

October 19, 1952 - November 11, 2016

Edward Wayne Sturm, age 64, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 11, 2016 at his residence. He was a veteran of the US Army and a member of Boyd's Creek Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Dewey and Mary Ruth Sturm; and sister, Lisa Kay Sturm. Survivors include his children, Anthony Sturm, Jenelda (Brandon Owens) Sturm, Lisa (Ralph) Miller, and...
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Rex Smith Barnard

March 24, 1940 - November 10, 2016

Rex Smith Barnard, age 76, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia. He was a member of Howington Baptist Church in Howard's Quarter in Tazewell. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Inez Woods Barnard; infant daughter, Pamela Barnard; parents, James Smith...
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Charles Clifford Hinkle

September 7, 1929 - November 4, 2016

CHARLES CLIFFORD HINKLE (CLIFF), age 87 of Life Care Nursing Home, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 4, 2016. He was a member of Morristown Baptist Tabernacle. Cliff was retired from the US Postal Rural Letter Carrier Service and served as President of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees in 1997. He volunteered with his wife, Ellen at Heritage Nursing Home for...
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John Hubert Reed

June 27, 1920 - October 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Isac Massey

October 23, 1941 - October 27, 2016

Isac H. Massey, age 75, of Morristown, passed away on Thursday, October 27, 2016. He was of Baptist faith. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents; Loyd and Verna Lee Massey, sister; Elizabeth Southerland and brother; Jim Massey.Survivors include his son; Scott Massey, grandson; Zachary Massey with girlfriend BreAnnia Norton, nephews;...
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Nettie Ruth Moles

November 24, 1938 - October 24, 2016

Nettie "Ruth" Moles, age 77, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016. Ruth was a member of Adriel Missionary Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years Clay Moles, her parents Vernie Bolden Seals and Vaulty Maloney, sisters Mildred Brewer and Carolyn Collins. She was "Mom" to Brenda (Scott) Sliger, Glenda "Sissy" (Danny) Bowlin, Diane (Gary) Dodd, David (Michelle) Moles...
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Lynn Wayland Kirkpatrick

July 8, 1944 - October 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Paul Eugene Skyler

December 11, 1932 - October 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Nellie Ruth Gibson

January 7, 1924 - October 18, 2016

Nellie Ruth Gibson, age 92, of Morristown, passed away peacefully at her daughter's home in Maryville on the morning of Tuesday, October 18, 2016, surrounded by her family. She was born on January 7, 1924 in Hamblen County to the late Hubert and Cornie Bell. Nellie was a resident of Morristown her entire life. Growing up, she attended Enterprise Baptist Church and always enjoyed listening to...
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George Edgar Cook

March 28, 1934 - October 13, 2016

George Edgar Cook, Jr., age 82 of Mohawk, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his son's home. He was a member of Guthries Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Elizabeth Cook; daughter, Carolyn Cook; parents, George and Mae Cook; brother, Willard Cook; and sister, Helen Cook. He is survived by his son, George (Linda) Cook III; daughters, Debbie (Herman...
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James Arnold Webb

April 19, 1941 - September 23, 2016

Pastor Arnold Webb, age 75, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on September 23, 2016. Arnold was a Godly husband, father, grandfather, and pastor, whose life revolved around taking care of his family, his church, his community and others. He was preceded in death by his parents, Annie and Joe Webb. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Doris Webb; daughters and sons-in-law, Lenore and Robb...
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John Lawrence Prew

June 25, 1953 - September 21, 2016

John "Papa John" Prew, age 63, of Rutledge, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at his residence. He was a member of Rutledge United Methodist Church. Papa John was an avid Citizen's Band radio user and a member of the Mountaineer CB Club. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jeannette Prew. Survivors include his siblings, Michelle Kollias, Charles Prew, James (Jean) Prew...
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Imogene Miller

September 12, 1946 - September 20, 2016

Imogene Miller, age 70, of Whitesburg, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at her residence. She was of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Jarnagin. Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Allen Miller; children, Christy (Chris) Hovious, Harold (Nichole) Owenby, Tim Owenby, and Stacy (Bobbie) Owenby; step-daughter, Lora Jean Smith; 10...
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Maggie E. Bishop

February 11, 1931 - September 17, 2016

Maggie E. Bishop, age 85, of Bean Station, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2016. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bean Station, where she served as Sunday School Secretary for over 50 years. She was also a member of Tate Springs Eastern Star #425 for 50 years. She worked at Harris Motor Court as a hostess for 28 years. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and mother-in...
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Jeanette Morgan

October 27, 1942 - September 15, 2016

Jeanette Morgan, age 73, of Bean Station, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at her home. She was a loving wife and friend of 54 years to her husband, Clarence and a loving mother and grandmother to her son and grandchildren. She was a member of Brewer's Chapel in Sneedville. Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Robert and Surilda Royston Barnard; brothers...
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William Roy Alexander

August 13, 1934 - September 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Sharon Anne White

December 21, 1952 - September 11, 2016

Sharon Anne Elkins White, age 63, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Jefferson County Nursing Home. She was a member of Parkway Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Clarence Elkins; mother, Addie Mae Elkins; and brother, Melvin Lynn Elkins. Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Troy and Angie White and Nathan and...
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Wayne E. Blevins

October 11, 1940 - September 10, 2016

Wayne E. Blevins, age 75, passed away at his home in Morristown, TN on September 10th, 2016. He was a deputy sheriff for the Hamblen County Sheriff's Department. He was preceded in death by his parents; Levi C. and Julia B. (Hawkins) Blevins, 7 brothers and 3 sisters.Survivors include his wife; Cathy Blevins, children; Debra (Jeff) Bruce, Tammy Blevins, Tanya (Larry) Hailey, Kimberly Beard,...
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David Conon Cady

May 27, 1940 - August 28, 2016

David Conon Cady, age 76, of Morristown, passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday, August 28, 2016. He retired 20 years ago from GE, where he worked as an inspector for 40 years. Mr. Cady was a member of Rock of Refuge Church. He had a great love for God, his family and woodworking. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur V. and Lylian Cady. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Mary...
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Lester Guy Turner

October 27, 1927 - August 24, 2016

Lester Guy Turner, age 88, of Russellville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his father, William M. Turner; and mother, Nora Smith Turner. Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Betty Turner; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and LaDonna Turner; sister, Inez Fann; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive...
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Patricia Ann Blanton

July 8, 1947 - August 24, 2016

Patricia A. Blanton, age 69, of Morristown, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at her residence. she was preceded in death by her father, Andrew J. Molner; mother, Reba M.Molner; and sister, Betty F. Ruckert.Survivors include her husband, Elliis W. Blanton; children, Angela F. Mullins, Paul David Mullins, and Paula J. Potter; grandchildren, David A. Webb, Tessia R. Webb, and Mandie W....
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Clyde Wagers

October 10, 1936 - August 21, 2016

Clyde "Billy" Wagers, age 79, of Bulls Gap, TN, formerly of Middletown, OH, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Hawkins Co. Medical Center. He served in the U. S. Navy and retired from General Motors after 30 years. He was a proud member of IUE-CWA. He also enjoyed traveling in his RV. He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Lula Hurt Wages; sisters, Louise Wagers and Lorene...
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Margaret Bullion

January 22, 1931 - August 8, 2016

Margaret Bullion, age 85, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 08, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Bullion; parents, Sam and Bessie McMurray; brother, Samuel McMurray; and sister, Dorcas McMurray. She is survived by her daughters, Theresa Croley and Janice (Mickey) Dunlap; grandchildren, Patrick Dunlap, Jenny (Josh White) Croley, Erin (Bubba) White; and...
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Glen Hyle Greene

September 10, 1933 - August 7, 2016

Glen Hyle Greene, age 82, of Russellville, died on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Lakebridge Health Care. He entered into the U S Army in 1951, serving in the ASA and was stationed at various bases throughout the world, achieving the rank of Warrant Officer. After retiring, he was very active in the DAV. He is preceded in death by his wife of 28 years, Della Greene; parents, Sam and Mayme Greene; son,...
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Kenneth H. Greene

August 1, 1935 - July 26, 2016

Kenneth H. Greene, age 80, of Talbott, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at his home. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was preceded in death by his son, Rodney. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Evelyn; children, Frankie (Eileen), Elysa (Ron) Bunch, Elbert (Christa); grandchildren, Stephanie (Sam) Coats, Leo, Emma, Abigail, Kendal; great-grandchild, Harrison; and...
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Kimberly Ann Manis

November 16, 1971 - July 26, 2016

Kimberly Ann Manis, 44, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare Systems. Kim was a loving wife, daughter, sister, and friend. Kim had many passions in life, her greatest was her love of horses, her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Greg Manis; parents, Polly Booth and David "Dean" Morgan; and her step-father, Jack Booth;...
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Gary Pierson Scantlebury

November 6, 1970 - July 24, 2016

Gary Pierson Scantlebury, age 45, of Bean Station, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016. He worked at Sextons Furniture for five years and was a member of Noeton Baptist Church. Gary had a love of singing a variety of music and enjoyed outdoor activities such as boating, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed watching motorcycle races, as well as riding motorcycles. Survivors include his children,...
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Zora Ruth Dodson

October 4, 1939 - July 18, 2016

Zora Ruth Dodson, 76, of Russellville, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2016. She was a founding member of Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church of Bulls Gap and was saved at an early age at McClouds Baptist Church in Rogersville. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be missed by all. She was under hospice care at the home of her daughter, Marie...
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Elbert Myers Huggins

November 16, 1918 - July 18, 2016

Elbert "Ruben" Huggins, age 97, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Jefferson City Health & Rehab. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was stationed in England from 1943 - 1945. He was a faithful member of Fairview Bible Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Edith Huggins who...
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Minnie Dubberly

January 2, 1934 - July 17, 2016

Minnie Rita Dubberly went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 17, 2016. She was born on January 2, 1934 in Wayne County, Georgia and was a resident of White Pine for nearly 24 years. She was a member of Christian Evangelism Center in Morristown. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James "Jim" Dubberly; daughters, Nancy Eason and Brenda Lyons; mother, Enola Boggs; brothers, Jack...
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Harold Lynn Dickerson

May 29, 1944 - July 11, 2016

Harold Lynn Dickerson, age 72, of Whitesburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 11, 2016 after a battle with heart disease. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Earl and Viola Dickerson; and six brothers and sisters. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Charlotte Shrader Dickerson; daughter, Stephanie Christian of Whitesburg; son, Phillip (Tina) Dickerson of Russellville;...
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Helen Grace Gosnell

August 8, 1938 - July 11, 2016

Helen Grace Chandler Gosnell, age 77, of Morristown, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at Life Care Center of Morristown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Gosnell; parents, Lewis and Callie Chandler; and brothers, Earl, Bennie, and Tony Chandler.She is survived by her son, Ricky Gosnell; sisters, Wanda Lawson and Ruth Witt; brother, Boyd (Nona) Chandler; special nephew and...
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Everett C. Bryant

December 14, 1928 - July 8, 2016

.Everett Columbus Bryant, age 87 of Rutledge, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016. Everett was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Eliza Bryant; and several brothers and sisters. He is survived by a daughter, Anita Carter; grandchildren, Joseph and Sidney Carter; sisters, Ruby Moyers, Edith (James) Sutherland, Ruth Ann (J.D.) Rogers, Calvin (Mary Annis) Bryant,...
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Everette Rich

July 2, 1937 - July 5, 2016

Everette D. "Bub" Rich, aka Mater, age 79, of Morristown, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at UT hospital in Knoxville. He was employed by Litz Farms for the last 17 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; Ned and Berta Rich, brothers; Marvin Rich, Floyd Rich and Howard Rich and an infant sister.Survivors include his children; Roger and Donnie Rich and Kathy Overbay, brothers; Jimmy ...
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Donald Edward Ramage

January 31, 1934 - June 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Kyle Ricky Brewer

August 5, 1958 - June 24, 2016

Rick Brewer, age 57, of Whitesburg, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2016. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kyle and Margie Brewer; and daughter, Kylene Brewer. Survivors include his children, Lindsey (Justin) Dougherty and Chris (Crystal Westmoreland) Brewer; grandchildren, Dominick Wilson, Brylee Hill, Nolan Dougherty; sisters, Cynthia Blazer...
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Buddy Lee Wells

May 20, 1947 - June 17, 2016

Buddy Lee Wells, age 69, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2016 at his home. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Wells; parents, Oscar and Leevi Wells; and several brothers and sisters.Survivors include his children, Terry Lynn Well, tammy Renee Williams, Amy Dawn Owensby (Ron), Jason Fox (Kasey), Dusty Harbin (Joy), and Velvet Maye (Scott); ...
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Pauline Graff

February 24, 1931 - June 12, 2016

Pauline Marjory Graff, age 85, of Morristown, passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016. She served in the US Army from October 1953 to December 1954 as a PFC in the Women's Army Corp as a clerk typist. She received the National Defense Service Medal. Mrs. Graff donated to an elementary school in Strawberry Plains to help build an outdoor science lab. She also provided partial scholarships to six...
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Marjorie Margaret Moyers

March 14, 1932 - June 8, 2016

Marjorie Holt Moyers, "3-foot Mamaw", age 84, of Rutledge formerly of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She cared for and loved everyone and will be missed by all who knew her. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Moyers; parents,...
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Herman Harvey Shaffer

February 21, 1942 - June 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Anthony Garron Yount

April 30, 1985 - May 26, 2016

Anthony Garron Yount, age 31, of Jefferson City, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Anthony was a member of Manley Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by grandmothers, Mollie Yount, Edna Yount and Lois Mehaffey; grandfather, Gerald Gibbons; and great-grandmothers, Ardis "Grandma D" DeArmond and Myrtle "Granny" Lilly.He is survived by his mother, Robin (Chuck) Mehaffey; father, Jonathan ...
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Jimmy Collake

October 2, 1936 - May 23, 2016

Jimmy Charles Collake, age 79, of Morristown, passed away at Fort Sanders Hospital on Monday, May 23, 2016. He was member of Bean Station Church of God. Jimmy was a U. S. Navy veteran and a longtime agent for American Family Life Insurance. Later in life, his interests were antiques and collectibles. He was known to many as the "license plate man." Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Fred...
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Clara Everhart Dolinger

September 23, 1920 - May 22, 2016

Clara Everhart Dolinger, age 95, of the Persia Community, formerly of West Jefferson, NC, passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Dolinger; parents, James and Eva Everhart; brothers, Woodrow, Andrew, William Vance, James Jr., Ralph and Joe Everhart; and sisters, Lucy Everhart, Georgia Everhart, Elizabeth Rush and Jackie Everhart.She is survived by one...
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Jerry Wayne Owens

February 4, 1937 - May 15, 2016

Jerry Wayne Owens, age 79, of Bean Station, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a faithful member of Barnard's Grove Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force. Jerry was preceded in death by his mother, Erma Shoffner Owens; father, Joe Owens; and beloved aunt, Georgie Shoffner Smith. He is survived by his...
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Eva Jackson Stinson

April 22, 1932 - May 11, 2016

Eva Jackson Stinson, age 84, went peacefully to with the Lord on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. She was a member of Russellville Baptist Church, where she was a beloved Ladies Sunday School teacher. Eva began her nursing career at Doctor's Hospital in 1962 as Head of Nursing. The hospital has changed names through the years from Lakeway Regional to Humana to the current name Tennova. From Head of...
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Shirley Ann Blair

December 29, 1943 - May 9, 2016

SHIRLEY ANN GRAY BLAIR, age 72 of White Pine formerly of Bulls Gap, went to be with the Lord surrounded by her loved ones on May 9, 2016. Shirley attended Leadvale Baptist Church of White Pine. She was a member of Bulls Gap Chapter 471 Order of the Eastern Star for 25 plus years. She was preceded in death by her father, William Bill Gray; and her infant sister, Ruby Sue. She is survived by her...
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Kathleen Stiltner Helton

May 1, 1944 - April 30, 2016

KATHLEEN STILTNER HELTON, age 71 of Seymour, formerly of Morristown went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at her residence. She was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church in Sevierville. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Stiltner; father, Paris Stiltiner; siblings, Mary Williams, Mahala Matney, Hazel Belcher, Ruby Dameron, Raymond Stiltner...
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Phyllis Ann Brown

May 6, 1943 - April 24, 2016

Phyllis Ann Rouse Brown, age 72, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at U T Medical Center. She was a graduate of Blountville High School and Graham Bible College, where she also taught. In 1972, she opened the Morristown Bible Book Store, from which she retired from in 2009. Phyllis was an avid follower of Jesus Christ and had a passion for people. She was preceded...
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J. D. Hayes

November 25, 1930 - April 17, 2016

J. D. Hayes, age 85, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at his home. He was a member of Shady Grove Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as Trustee. He received a plaque for his 50 year membership of the church. J. D. worked as a truck driver for more than 50 years. He drove for Jeffrey Chain, Magnavox, and Crete Carrier during his career. He was a good man who...
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Mary Pearl Hayes

June 22, 1929 - April 17, 2016

Mary Pearl Hayes, age 86, of Bulls Gap, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at her home. She was a member of Mosheim Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hayes; parents, Luther and Mary Hayes; great-grandson, William Holten Hayes; sisters, Alice Rush, Ruby Laster, Oma Parker; and brothers, Bill Hayes, Johnny Hayes, and Mayford Hayes. Survivors...
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Linda Thompson Newberry

June 8, 1951 - April 14, 2016

Linda Thompson Newberry, age 64, of Whitesburg passed away April 14th at her home, surrounded by her family. Born on June 8, 1951, Linda was the first of six children born to Norman & Frankie Thompson. Linda married Alan Newberry in 1970 and together they had two children: Robert Alan II & Amiee Elizabeth. Linda had a Bachelors in Education from the University of Tennessee and a Masters...
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James Grant Greene

December 3, 1951 - April 14, 2016

James Grant Greene, age 64, of Whitesburg, passed away at Johnson City Medical Center on Thursday, April 14, 2016 surrounded by his family and close friends. Jim was born on December 3, 1951, the only child of Grant and Hattie Greene. A lifelong resident of the St. Clair-Whitesburg community, Jim was a retired farmer and a 1973 graduate from East TN State University, with a Bachelors in Business....
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Melinda Louise Henry

February 12, 1949 - April 9, 2016

Melinda Henry, age 67, of Bulls Gap, went to be with her Lord, at her home on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. She was a member of Russellville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Andrews; and brother, Douglas White. She is survived by her mother; Bethel White; husband, Mike Henry; their two sons and their families, Wesley, Beth and Dylan, Dawson and Anna Henry and Kevin,...
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Dallas Clay Greene

December 18, 1946 - April 9, 2016

Dallas Clay Greene, age 69, of Whitesburg, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church. Dallas was preceded in death by his father, Clay Greene. He leaves his mother, Ada Ruth Greene; sons, Clay (Connie) Greene, Carlton (Sherry) Greene; and one granddaughter, Matilda; brother, Dennis (Llana) Greene; sister, Deanna Cobb; niece, Kellie Cobb; and nephew, Andy...
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Matt Lawson Smith

February 3, 1927 - April 4, 2016

Matt Lawson Smith, age 89, of Mohawk, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016. He was a member of Mt. Hope United Methodist Church and served in the United States Army. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. His love for life, farming, gardening and hunting will be missed dearly by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillie Jane West Smith and Charles E. Smith Sr.,...
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Onalee Elizabeth Wright

April 1, 1931 - March 31, 2016

Onalee E. "Granny" Wright, age 84, of Morristown, passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wright; first great-grandchild, Kori Singleton; parents; four sisters; and a brother.She is survived by her sons, James (Mable) Wright and Stacy (Lynn) Wright; daughters, Patricia (Daniel) Singleton, Donna (Don) Plum,...
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Hobart Wilson

July 5, 1925 - March 25, 2016

HOBART "JUNEPOP" WILSON, JR, age 90 of Morristown, passed away peacefully from this life into the arms of his Savior on Good Friday, March 25, 2016. He was a member of Buffalo Trail Baptist Church. He was born in Greene County, TN to the late Hobart and Edith Lowe Wilson, Sr and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was preceded in death by his parents, 4...
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Helen Roberts

August 18, 1936 - March 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Patricia A. Greenier

September 9, 1937 - March 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Stubblefield Funeral Home, Morristown, TN.
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Mark Hill

October 6, 1969 - March 12, 2016

Mark Hill, age 46, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at his home, peacefully in his sleep. He was born to the late Mack "Moe" Hill and Betty Joe Cannon Hill on October 6, 1969. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Joe and Margaret Cannon; brother-in-law/dad, Randall Henson; sister-in-law, Sharon Hill; and stepsister, Yogi. His career consisted...
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Carson Estle Coffey

May 20, 1938 - March 10, 2016

CARSON ESTLE "CHIEF" COFFEY, age 77 of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Sneedville 0n May 20, 1938. He was saved at Chinquepin Baptist Church at the age of 14. He retired after 40 years at Berkline -Customer repair. He was a talented artist doing hand painted items and wood working. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church. He...
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Raymond Ray Collins

June 13, 1942 - March 9, 2016

Raymond Ray Collins, age 73, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2016 after a brief illness. He is preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Lou Hipsher Collins.Survivors include his wife, Linda McGinnis Collins; sons, Jeffrey (Lori) Collins and Gregory Collins; daughter, Crystal (Larry) Boatman; grandsons, Tanner and Casen Collins and Zachary Chandler; cousin, John Moore; mother-in...
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John Anthony Stubblefield

October 22, 1971 - March 4, 2016

John Anthony (Booky) Stubblefield, age 44, of Bulls Gap, went to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, March 4th, 2016 at his home. He was preceded in death by his father; Mack Danny (Punk) Stubblefield, grandparents; Lon and Novella Seals and Dan and Lorene Stubblefield, great grandparents; Dan and Elsie Stubblefield and Dollie and Mack Wolfe.Survivors include his mother; Bobbie Stubblefield...
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David Michael Perry

August 17, 1959 - March 4, 2016

David Michael Perry, age 56, of Talbott, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Friday, March 4, 2016 at Cumberland Medical Center of Crossville. He was a member of Calvue Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Perry; grandparents, Henley and Della Perry and Jake and Bonnie Keaton. He was an avid NASCAR fan.Survivors include his mother, Mildred Perry; sister, Brenda (Al)...
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David Michael Perry

August 17, 1959 - March 4, 2016

David Michael Perry, age 56, of Talbott, went to be with his Heavenly Father, Friday, March 4, 2016 at Cumberland Medical Center of Crossville. He was a member of Calvue Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Chester Perry; grandparents, Henley and Della Perry and Jake and Bonnie Keaton. He was an avid NASCAR fan.Survivors include his mother, Mildred Perry; sister, Brenda (Al)...
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Lisa Diane Griffith

June 13, 1964 - March 2, 2016

Lisa D. Griffith, age 51, of Talbott, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a wonderful wife. She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Jerry Griffith; daughters, Sarah Griffith, Nicole Griffith, Barbie Henry, Jennifer Mouser, and Angel Cotterman; 10 grandchildren; mother, Virginia Shockley; father, Ernie Wilburn; sisters, Linda Keith...
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Bessie Mae White

February 4, 1925 - February 29, 2016

Bessie Mae Coffey White, age 91, of Thorn Hill, formerly of Morristown, passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016 at her home. She is preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" White; son, Dallas Harrell, Sr.; parents, Willis "Wid" and Lissie Reece Coffey; brothers, Amos "Bud", Walter "Skeet", Noal "Bear", Willis "Cub", and Kyle "Pap" Coffey; and sisters, Darkes "Shorty" Welch and Bobbie...
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Sandra Sue Macht

May 8, 1947 - February 26, 2016

Sandra S. Macht, age 67, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016 in Tampa, Florida. She was a veteran of the United States Navy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neil Macht; and parents, Noble Troup and Betty Brandt. Survivors include her children, Julie Macht, Robert Stabler, Jeffery Macht, Lonnie Stabler, Lance Stabler and Benjamin Macht. She is also survived by...
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Elbert Hunter White

August 23, 1923 - February 21, 2016

ArrangeElbert Hunter White, age 92 of Whitesburg, passed away on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 9:25 a.m. He was of Baptist faith. Mr. White is preceded in death by his parents, William E. White and Una Mae Parrott White. Mr. White is survived by Richard and Susie Hightower; special cousins, Amber and Kacie Hightower. Elbert leaves behind a host of relatives in and out of state. The family will...
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Victoria Pearl Hower

September 11, 1930 - February 20, 2016

Victoria Pearl Calfee Hower, age 85, was called home to be with her Lord on February 20, 2016, peacefully at home with her family. She was born September 11, 1930 to Charles Porter Calfee and Gypsy Bell Gouge Calfee. She was married to the love of her life, Everett Allan Hower. Pearl passionately loved her Lord, her church, and her family with her entire heart. She was proud to be a member of...
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Curtis Caughorn

March 2, 1958 - February 17, 2016

Curtis G. Caughorn, age 57, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at the Heritage Center. He was of the Church of God faith. Survivors include his father, Carroll Caughorn; mother, Shelma Caughorn; and sister, Vivian Caughorn. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 19th from 5 - 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. Funeral services...
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Walon Harold Trent

June 20, 1943 - February 11, 2016

Walon H. Trent, age 72, of Morristown, went to be with the Good Lord on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. Walon's greatest love of life was his family whom he shared with his wife of 52 years, Alice Trent. He was a kind, gentle man to anyone he ever met. You were guaranteed to leave his home happy and full. He loved children, animals and nature. He was a husband...
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Shirley Ruth Berry

August 22, 1935 - February 9, 2016

Shirley Ruth Berry, age 80, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at her home. She was a member of Rockbridge Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli Berry Jr; son, Michael Wayne Berry; two brothers; and one sister.Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Charity Berry; grandsons, Michael and David Berry; sister-in-law, Gladys Wolfe; and several nieces and...
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Estle K. Wolfe

March 7, 1956 - February 1, 2016


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Martha Sauceman

August 29, 1956 - January 22, 2016

Martha Sauceman, 59, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Heritage Center. She was a member of Rocky Point Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Doyle and Ruth Hayes Sauceman; niece, Teresa Estes Mason; sister-in-law, Lois Sauceman; and brothers-in-law, Paul Estes and Ed Lawson. She is survived by her sisters, Betty Lawson, Linda Estes, Audrey Sauceman...
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Ralph Samuel Yeary

April 15, 1937 - January 20, 2016

Ralph S. Yeary, age 78, of Russellville, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He retired from Lear Corp. and enjoyed working in his garden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hazel Gaddis and Thomas Yeary; and sister, Beulah Longworth. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Stella Yeary; son,...
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Verla Ann Williams

October 2, 1945 - January 17, 2016

Verla Ann Williams, age 70, of Rogersville went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at Holston Valley Hospital, as a result of an auto accident. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist of Rogersville. She is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Mary Purkey; brothers, Dewey Purkey and Kenneth Purkey; daughter-in-law, Tammy Michael; and sisters, Shirley Ward and Wanda...
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Dana Wade Hopkins

February 8, 1936 - January 11, 2016

Dana W. Hopkins, age 79, of Russellville, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2016 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a United States Air Force veteran, having served during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was retired from Berkline. Mr. Hopkins was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Elsie Hopkins; brother, Bill Alan Hopkins; and an infant sister. Survivors include his wife of 58 years,...
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Vivian Elaine Shove

August 11, 1942 - January 11, 2016

Vivian E. Shove, age 73, of Bulls Gap, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 11, 2016. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Williard F. Peters, Jr.; grandson, Andrew Hoeffner; parents, Lyle and Elsie Grinnell; sons-in-law, Allan Kelley and Paul Hoeffner; two brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her children, Jimmy Grinnell, Lorrie Kelley, June Hoeffner, Jackie (Jeff)...
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Jane E. Lukovics

July 26, 1943 - January 9, 2016

Jane Lukovics, age 72, of Morristown, passed away at UT Medical Center on Saturday, January 9, 2016. She was retired from General Electric. Jane will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jetty and Ernest Etherton; son, David Collier; twin brother, James "Snowball" Etherton; brothers, JR, Fred, and John Etherton; and sisters, May Turner and Blanche...
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Ralph W. Disney

November 16, 1923 - January 5, 2016

Ralph Wallace Disney, age 92, of Rutledge, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 in Mayflower, Arkansas. He was born to the late James R. and Alice Maggard Disney in Cumberland, Kentucky. He retired from Arch Mineral, formerly US Steel, where he worked for 34 years. He was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Bean Station. Mr. Disney was an Army veteran, having served in Europe during...
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Wayne Edward Johns

November 27, 1940 - January 5, 2016

Wayne E. Johns, age 75, of Bean Station, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, but attended Bean Station First Baptist Church. He retired from Futuristic in 2002. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joshua and Zora Johns; and grandson, Austin Johns.Survivors include his wife of 53 years...
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Oakie Noah Hatfield

November 29, 1939 - December 29, 2015

Oakie N.Hatfield, age 76, went to be with the Lord December 29, 2015. Born in Blackwater in Hancock County, he was saved at a young age, baptized outside on a cold Christmas day, and his letter of church membership is at Buffalo Trail Baptist Church. He moved to Morristown as a young man and retired from Jeffrey Chain after 36 years of service. His greatest love was his family and he also...
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Gene Bullington

August 24, 1944 - December 28, 2015

Gene M. Bullington, age 71, left this earthly life to be with the Lord, his mother & dad, and his wife, on Monday, December 28, 2015, at his home in Whitesburg. He was born on August 24, 1944 in Rogersville to Joseph F. & Ina P. Bullington. He moved to Rockford, Illinois at the age of five with his parents. He graduated from Auburn High School in 1962. He then joined the U. S. Navy in...
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Eliza Mae Wisecarver

December 18, 1944 - December 27, 2015


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Claudette Hattie Wyatt

July 26, 1951 - December 26, 2015


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Lena Faye Hillman

June 30, 1949 - December 24, 2015


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Edith Stump

January 3, 1943 - December 23, 2015

Edith Marie Hickman Stump, age 72, of Bean Station, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 23, 2015. She was a member of Compassion Church of Morristown. She was loved by all and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Hazel Hickman; sister, Geraldine McCoy; and brothers, Charles, Jack, James, Doris and John David Hickman. Survivors include her husband...
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Ellen Hinkle

December 16, 1932 - December 22, 2015

Elnora "Ellen" Cobble Hinkle, age 83, of Morristown, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. She was a member of Morristown Baptist Tabernacle. She professed Christ as her Savior at an early age. Ellen owned and operated a beauty shop for several years and later attended visual arts classes at Carson Newman University. She also was a volunteer at Heritage Nursing Home, where...
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John Andrew Hopkins

April 6, 1934 - December 14, 2015

Rev. John A. Hopkins, age 81, of Morristown, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 14, 2015 at Lakeway Regional Hospital. He was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He served in both the United States Army and Navy during the Korean War and Vietnam War. Rev. Hopkins was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Hopkins; and brother, Bill Hopkins. Survivors include his...
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Duane Keith Shockley

September 3, 1959 - December 12, 2015

Duane K. Shockley, age 56, of Dandridge, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at his residence. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Whitesburg and worked at Press Inc. for 11 years. He was a veteran of the U S Army. He was preceded in death by his father, Ulous Shockley; daughter, Tara Shockley; and brother-in-law, Clifford Sopshier. Survivors include his children, Jason...
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Danny Lynn Phillips

April 5, 1947 - December 9, 2015

Danny Lynn Phillips, age 68, of Cleveland, TN, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Danny recently moved from Bean Station, TN. He was a former Pastor of Victory Baptist Church in Mooresburg, TN. He retired from T.R.W. Danny was an avid fisherman and hunter, loved to play softball in his younger days, and was very active in his local community. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lacy...
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