The Knoxville News-Sentinel from Knoxville, Tennessee (2024)

a The Knoxville News-Sentinel, Thursday, December 29, 1983 Community Leader, Mrs. Ramsey, Dies Charlotte S. Ramsey, 47, Fountain City community worker and wife of a TVA official, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Medical Center. She had cancer.

Her husband, Maxwell D. Ramsey, is program manager for TVA's cultural resources program. Mrs. Ramsey Mrs. Ramsey He also has been active with associations which promote recreation and conservation.

Mrs. Ramsey, 5304 Lindmont Drive, was a member of Fountain City St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She was coordinator of the church's children's department, a Bible School director, Sunday School teacher, president of the churchwomen, circle chairman and a member of the administrative board. She also served as an officer in Shannondale Elementary, School, Gresham Junior High School and Central High School PTAs.

She was named "woman of the year" by the Shannondale PTA. Mrs. Ramsey was a member of the Fountain City Recreation Commission and a Knoxville Zoo docent. She had served as president of the Harrill Heights Garden Club and president of the St. Mary's Medical Center's medical auxiliary.

She was member of the Fontinalis Club and Fountain City Town Hall. Besides her husband, she also leaves sons, Charles T. Ramsey and Maxwell D. Ramsey, both of Knoxville; parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Siler Middlesboro, sister, Mrs. Norma Gail Geshler, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and brother, Charles Siler III, Atlanta, Ga. Services will be at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Harrogate Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's.

Gentry-Griffey Funeral Home is in charge. Executive William Bowld, Hospital Benefactor, Dies Bowld, 88, retired Gamble Co. executive longtime UT died Crystal where recent Memphis and Bowld and received chemical engineering University. From 1920 worked with Buckeye a Proctor GamHe was named vice general manager in that position until he longtime supporter of Memphis medical education and service. In 1969 when he joined the UT Development Council, he gave UT $50,000 for the Memphis medical units.

In recognition of his service to the Memphis Hospitals Authority, a new, 148-bed hospital wing was named in his honor. The William F. Bowld Hospital now is UT's clinical research hospital. He leaves his wife, Kay, Crystal River, and a son, William F. Bowld Geneva, Switzerland.

The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at Memphis Funeral Home where services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The family requests memorials be made to the William F. Bowld Hospital, Purdue University College of Engineering or the College of Music at Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.

Smalls Services Tomorrow Services for Lu Ann Smalls, 20, 3313 Topside killed in a traffic accident Tuesday on Alcoa High-, way, will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at St. James Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m.

today at Berry Funeral Home. Miss Smalls was a junior in com- William F. Proctor and a member of the Development Council, Tuesday in River, he lived in years. The industrialist civic leader born in Syracuse, a degree in from Purdue to 1955, he Cellulose ble subsidiary, president and 1947 and held retired in 1955. He was a Smalls puter science at State Technical Institute of Knoxville and an employee of Winfred's a women's clothing shop on Kingston Pike.

She was a graduate of Doyle High School. She leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Smalls; brother, Andrew Smalls; and grandmother, Eileen Yarbrough, all of Knoxville.

Thomas Fann Dies at 89 Thomas Henry Fann, 89, 243 Anderson retired from Foreign and Domestic Veneer died at 2:30 a.m. today at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was the grandfather of Tom Farrington, computer operations supervisor for The News-Sentinel Co. Farrington is the son-in-law of Homer Clonts, editorial page editor of The News-Sentinel.

He was a member of Glen Oak Baptist Church. He also leaves his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Fann; sons, Floyd and John Fann; daughters, Mrs. Effie Farrington and Mrs. Marie Stooksbury, and stepdaughters, Mrs.

Elsie DuPee and Mrs. Maxine Claiborne, all of Knoxville. Rose Mortuary is in charge. Rites Set for Wreck Victim Services for Carl H. Sharp, 58, 4719 Martin Mill Pike, killed yesterday in a truck wreck in Newport, will be at 2:30 p.m.

tomorrow at Berry Funeral Home with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. today at Berry's. Sharp was an employee of Nationwide Truck Lines for 34 years. He was a member of the Wide World Church of God.

He leaves his wife, Mrs. Nina Ruth Holland Sharp; son, Matthew Carl Sharp; daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Ruth Hicks, Elaine Gail Wallace, Judy Ann Karnes, Charlotte Louise Burkins, Christie Lynn Neubert, all of Knoxville; brothers, Major T. Sharp, Knoxville, and H.L. Sharp, Texas; and sister, Mrs.

Troy Lee Booher, Louisiana. Ex-Druggist Huffaker Dies Edward Huffaker, 63, a pharmacist at Todd and Armistead Drug Store on Gay Street before his retirement, died yesterday at his Summit Hill Towers apartment, 201 Locust St. A brother, Robert, is an employee of The News-Sentinel Co. mailing room. He also leaves his mother, Mrs.

Gladys Huffaker; brothers, Ray and Harold Huffaker, both of Knoxville, and Jim Huffaker, Mississippi; sisters, Mrs. Sarah Luttrell of Knoxville, Helen Keebler of Wartburg and Mrs. Jo Ann Burnett of Gatlinburg, Rose Mortuary is in charge. Mrs. Swingley Dies in Georgia Mrs.

Ralph R. (Lois Swingley, whose late husband owned the old Farm and Home Store on Market Square Mall, died Tuesday in Marietta, Ga. Her husband died in 1975. His store was where Woody's Market now stands. The family home was on Shadydale Trail.

She was a mem ber of Immaculate Conception Church. She leaves sister, Mrs. Charles Strain, Richmond, Va. Graveside services were to be today. Wrestler Sued by Spectator Gregory Lee McMahan, a spectator during a wrestling match in Knoxville last year, has filed a $50,000 damage suit in Knox County Circuit Court, claiming he was attacked by one of the contestants.

The suit names Ronnie Garvin, wrestler, the match promoter, George Cavalaris, and International Championship Wrestling Inc. The suit claims Garvin attacked McMahan during the Dec. 26, 1982, match, knocked him to the floor and kicked him. Blount Death Investigated a blast from a 16-gauge shotgun, from staff reports according to deputies. His body was Blount County found by neighbors, who called the MARYVILLE authorities are investigating the sheriff's department.

Louisville man whose Officers said it has not been asdeath of a his home Tues- certained if the death was accidenbody was found at tal, suicide or if someone killed day. The victim was identified as Richards. James Richards, 28, who died from pavlov ton 02:29 Universal Press "What's it to be, the Automobile Association or the Coast Guard." Ned Flowers, Retired Bell Official, Dies from staff reports MORRISTOWN W. Ned Flowers, retired manager of Morristown District of South Central Bell died yesterday at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. Flowers worked with the telephone company for 48 years, 26 as district manager.

He was a member of Morristown First Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and church treasurer. He was a past president of the Morristown Rotary Club. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lucy Newman Flowers, Morristown; daughter, Mrs. Arta Faye Allen, Gainesville, Fla.

Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Stetzer Funeral Home with entombment in Hamblen Memory Garden Mausoleum. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m. today a at Stetzer's. Nicely, Bell Retiree, Dies Harold "Jack" Nicely, retired district plant supervisor with South Central Bell Telephone.

Co. here, died yesterday at Presbyterian Hospital. Nicely, 66, 5401 Edgefield Drive, was a member of Central Baptist Church and Beaver Brook Country Club. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Nicely, Knoxville; son, Steven Vaughn Nicely, Alberta, Canada; daughters, Kay Nicely and Jane Nicely, both of Knoxville; brother, Byron Vaughn Nicely, and sister, Wilma Wall, Louisville, Tenn.

Rose Mortuary is in charge. Hill, Former Grocer, Dies from staff reports MORRISTOWN John R. Hill, who operated grocery 'stores here for many years, died yesterday at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital. Hill, 89, was co-owner of Hill and Mays Grocery, and later owned and operated Southside Grocery. He leaves his wife, Mrs.

Sally Carmichael Hill; daughters, Mrs. Mildred Clark, Mrs. Beverly Gaby, Mrs. Johnnie Sunderland, and Mrs. Gerri Branton; and son, Jimmie L.

Hill, all of Morristown. Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Mayes Mortuary with burial in Jarnagin Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Mayes.

Monroe Farm Leader Dies from staff reports SWEETWATER Monroe County farm leader W.B. "Bill" Cleveland, father of the county's juvenile judge, died yesterday at Sweetwater Hospital. Cleveland, 70, was a past director of Monroe County Farmers Coop, Monroe County Farm Bureau, Monroe County Soil Conservation District and the Chattanooga Milk Producers Association. A son, John, is Monroe County juvenile judge. He also leaves his wife, Mrs.

Edna Ruth Humberd, Cleveland; sons, Alan and Mike Cleveland, both of Sweetwater; and sister, Mrs. Frances Pelfrey, Maryville. Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Kyker Funeral Home with burial in West View Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7 to 9 p.m.

today at Kyker's. Execution of Laney Set for April 3 The State Supreme Court has set April 3 as the execution date for Thomas Gerald Laney, convicted of killing Kingsport grocer Sam Showkeir in 1980. The U.S. Supreme Court last month denied an appeal to consider the case. Laney, 31, Kingsport, was convicted of first -degree murder in connection with the death of Showkeir during a robbery attempt and shootout at Showkeir's home.

Both men were shot four times, according to court records. A gun was found near Laney, who was found unconscious outside the home. obituaries BAKER, DUDLEY H. age 75 of Harriman, formerly of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27th.

at Ft. Sanders Hospital, Knoxville. A faithful member of Riverside Baptist Church and formerly of the Beacon Hill Baptist Church, Somerset, Ky. Survivors: 3 brothers, Paul Baker of Oneida, Beverly and J. ker, both of Harriman; sister, Mrs.

Marie Sprick of Stockton, Kansas; sister-inlaw, Miss Ida Perkins, Somerset, 35 nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday followed by funeral service at 8 p.m. at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman, with Rev. Mason Goodman officiating.

Interment and graveside service 1 p.m. Friday, Perkins -Cemetery, Winfield, Tn. with Rev. Douglas T. Strader officiating.

Kyker's of Harriman, in charge. BERNARD, CLYDE age 69, of 402 Lenoir City, passed away suddenly Wednesday at Loudon County Memorial Hospital. Active member of Beals ChapBaptist Church, Avery Lodge 593, Eastern Star 188 and a 32nd degree Mason. Member of Carpenters Union No. 50.

Veteran of WWII. Member of Junior Order, American Mechanics, No. 25. Survivors: widow, Mary Fritts Bernard; daughters, Myra Anderson Everett, Washington, Mrs. Helen Rice, Tupelo, sons, David, Daryl and Jay, Lenoir City; 6 granddaughters; 2.

grandsons; one great-granddaughter; brothers, Lawrence and R.B.; sister, Aileen Robinson, all fo Baldwayn, several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday at Hawkins Chapel, Rev. Raymond McJunkon, Rev. Don Nelms officiating.

Avery Lodge, 593 will conduct graveside service 11 a.m. Friday at Loudon Co. Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends p.m. Thursday at Hawkins, Lenoir City.

BOWMAN, MRS. IDA E. of 1501 Maryville Pike, died at 2 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Survivors: Sons, Ernest, Charles E. and Felix G. Bowman of Knoxville, Alvin C. Bowman of Oklahoma, Thomas E. Bowman of Lantana, daughters, Mrs.

William Warsham, Knoxville, Mrs. Donald Faulkner of Hendersonville, Mrs. Haggen Smith, Palm Beach, 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Cas Morgan, Mrs. Horace Shaw, Mrs.

Ralph Parrott. Weaver Fu- Tulip passed away Thursday at her home. She was a member of the Westside Baptist Church. Survivors: Daughters, Mrs. Pat Scates of Savannah, step-sons, Benny Bradley, William (Bill) Bradley and Leonard, all of Knoxville; step-daughter, Mrs.

Lorraine Franklin of Dandridge, Mrs. Frances Womack of Knoxville, Mrs. Barbara Evans of Los Angeles, Calif. Funeral arrangements incomplete. Rose Mortuary in charge.

BROWNING, PAULA LECIE age 59, of 2109 New College Hills, passed away Tuesday night at Knoxville Health Care Center. Survivors: children, Michael Browning, Myra Stevens, Richard Rouse; 4 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren. Graveside service 2 p.m. Saturday, Rev. Ron Barker officiating.

The funeral party leave Rose Mortuary at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rose neral Home in charge. BRADLEY, FRANCES age 71 of 1020 St. Mary's Medical Center 9 p.m.

Tuesday. Member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and Musicians Union. Member of Charlie Bullard Band at Deane Hill Country Club. Survivors: wife, Jean Bullard; children, Julie Baumgartner of Pigeon Forge, Rev. Michael A.

Bullard of Plainfield, granddaughter, Debbie; mother, Mrs. Lillie Bullard of Knoxville; sister, Mrs. Barbara Fields; stepdaughter, Shirley Gibson, both of Knoxville; niece, Lynda Fields. Service 2 p.m. Friday, Mynatt's Chapel, Dr.

David Hester officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Mortuary, BULLARD, CHARLES ALBERT age 65, of 1222 Craig passed away at Thursday at Mynatt's. BURNETT, MRS.

IVA L. Family and friends will leave Weaver's at 1:30 p.m. Thursday for graveside service at 2 p.m., Woodlawn Cemetery. Weaver Funeral Home in charge. BUTLER, DAVID SR.

age 92 of Rt. 9 Sevierville, died at Sevier County Medical Center, Dec. 1983. Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Ethel Tarwater Butler; son, David D.

Butler, daughter, Martha B. Rector, Kingsport; 2 grandchildren, Robert D. Butler and Mary Ann Butler Newman; 3 great-grandchildren, Heather Butler, Natalin and Derek Newman; sisters, Mattie Bell Householder, Lela Roth, Mary Henry, Floreta McMahan. He was a member of Murphy's Chapel United Methodist Church. CARTER, MRS.

LILLIE of 2553 Sel- ma Ave. departed this life Dec. 27, 1983 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Lula Williams, 2553 Selma Avenue. She is survived by her: Son, Charles Carter, Baltimore, brother, Kevin Thorton, Braunbridge, sister, Mrs.

Susie Manley of Roselle, NJ; 2 grandchildren; 1 great- all of Baltimore, many other relatives and friends. Funeral services and burial Tuesday, January 1984 in Baltimore. The family is in mourning at 1604 Harlem Baltimore, Md. 21217. Jarnigan Son Mortuary in charge.

DeBUSK, MRS. MARTHA of 7248 Winchester died Tuesday at ETBH. Preceded in death by husband, A. J. DeBusk.

She was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors: daughters, Mrs. Janice Pearson, Knoxville, Mrs. Doris Britton, St. Petersburg, sons, Thomas, Edward, Brian and Tracy, all of Knoxville; brother, Joe Edward Howard, Dandeville, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday, McCarty Chapel. Interment Pollard Cemetery, Sevier County. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday and Friday at McCarty Mortuary, EWALD, MRS.

PEARL OLSON' age 95, of 801 Vanosdale died Tuesday morning at Shannondale Healthcare Center. She was a member of Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church. Survivors: Son, Philip Ewald; 2 grandchildren, all of Knoxville. Memorial service 7:30 p.m. Friday, Shannondale Healthcare Center Chapel.

Mann's Heritage Chapel in charge. FANN, THOMAS HENRY age 89 of 243 Anderson NE, passed away, Thursday at 2:20 a.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was a retired employee of Foreign Domestic Veneering Co.

Member of Glenoaks Baptist Church. Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Fann of Knoxville; sons, Floyd Thomas Fann and John H. Fann, Sr. of Knoxville; daughters, Mrs.

Effie Farrington of Knoxville, Mrs. Glenmore (Marie) Stooksbury of Powell; step-daughters, Mrs. Morris (Elsie) DuPee of Knoxville, Mrs. Carl (Maxine) Claiborne of Knoxville; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; several nieces anbd nephews. Funeral arrangements incomplete.

Rose Mortuary in charge. RATES ON OBITUARIES: Daily 13c line, minimum. Sunday $1.03 line, 7-line minimum. column picture will be charged for the spoce occupied, plus $6.36 engraving ch PICTURES: Due to the increased costs in dling. pictures con no longer be mailed I Pictures may be picked up at the office regulor business hours.

The Journal cannot be responsible for lost pictures. FUNCHES, MARY ELIZABETH (TAT) December 25th. at University Hospital. Survivors: Sisters, Gloria Harris of Knoxville, Mrs. Marie Bozeman, Boston; brothers, Walter Funches of Chicago, Coleman Funches of Miami, James Funches of Boston, other devoted relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Highland Memorial Chapel, Rev. Paul Marshbank officiating. Interment in Highland Memorial Cemetery. After visitation hours the family will be at 1917 Pascal Drive.

The family will receive friends Friday evening 7-8 p.m. at Highland Memorial Funeral Home. GOINS, KELLY M. age 90, passed away Tuesday night at Lake City Nursing Home, where he was a resident. He was the owner of the Goins Barber Shop on Market St.

in Clinton for over 40 years. He attended the First Baptist Church and was a past member of the Masons. He is survived by: wife, Mrs. Minnie Leinart Goins, also a resident of Lake City Nursing Home; daughters, Mrs. Harold S.

(Gwen) Lewis, Mrs. Roy C. Holt, both of Clinton; grandchildren, Mrs. Mounir Abdul-Rahman (Minnie Jane), David C. Holt of Clinton; 2 greatgrandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are incompiete and will be announced later by Martin Funeral Home, Clinton. HODGE, MRS. OLLIE FIELDEN age 89, of West Hills, New Market, passed away 11 p.m. Tuesday at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Member of New Market Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by husband, Fred E. Hodge. Survivors: daughter, Ina Hodge, New Market; brother, Rev. Vernon Fielden, Rogersville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m.

Friday, Fielden's Chapel, Dr. Gerald Nailor officiating. Interment West View Cemetery. Friends may call at their convenience at Fielden Funeral Home, New Market. HUFFAKER, EDWARD of Summitt Towers, passed away Wednesday night at the home.

Survivors: Mother, Mrs. Gladys Huffaker; brother, Robert, Ray, and Harold Huffaker of Knoxville, Jim Huffaker of Mississippi; sister, Mrs. Sarah Luttrell a of Knoxville, Helen Keebler of Wartburg: sister, Mrs. Jo Ann Burnett, Gatlinburg; several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements in- of Hillcrest South, died Tuesday morning.

Retired from East Tennessee Packing Co. He was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors: sons, C.L. of Powell, W.C. of Kodak, Joe L.

of Lathonia, Georgia; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, James Julian of Knoxville; sister, Mrs. Golinia Oglesby of Knoxville. Funeral services 8 p.m. Thursday, McCarty Chapel, Rev. Wayne Markham, Rev.

Al Smith officiating. Interment 10 a.m. Friday, Highland Memorial Cemetery, East. In lieu of flowers, make contributions to the research division of the National Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association, Box 456, Rt. 2, Powell, TN, 37849.

Pallbearers: J.A. Fawver, Cleo Richardson, Mark Julian, Bobby Manis, Bobby and Ray 0g- lesby. Family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary. LANE, MRS.

MABEL WEBB age 83, passed away at Knoxville Convalescent Home, 8 a.m. Thursday. Member of Fountain City United Methodist Church. Survivors: Son, John Paul Lane, Decatur, Dr. Thomas R.

Lane, Knoxville; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Ruth Webb Roy, Chicago, Mrs. Louella Webb Nedham, Knoxville; brother, Charles W. Webb, Knoxville. Funeral services 8 p.m.

Friday, Gentry-Griffey Chapel, Rev. John Trundie, Rev. Joe Marine officiating. Interment 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 7-8 p.m. Friday at Gentry-Griffey complete. Rose Mortuary in charge. JULIAN, LOUIE CALLOWAY age 77, Chapel. NEWMAN, MRS.

VELMA (TOMMIE) of Copeland Powell, passed away at Hillcrest Nursing Institute 6 a.m. Dec. 25, 1983. Survivors: brothers, Henry C. Newman, Panama City Beach, Howell K.

Newman, Dayton, Ohio; sisters, Mrs. Hazel Gentry, Knoxville, Lillie Black and Nina Varner, both of Powell; several nieces and nephews. She donated her body to the health sciences. Memorial service is postponed until a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Lung Association.

NICELY, HAROLD (JACK) age 66, of 5401 Edgefield passed away Wednesday afternoon at Ft. Sanders Hospital. Member of Central Baptist Church of Fountain City and Beaver Brook Country Club. Retired from South Central Bell Telephone Co. after 40 years service.

Survivors: wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Nicely; son, Steven Vaughn Nicely of Alberta, Canada; daughters, Kay Nicely, Jane Nicely of Knoxville; brother, Byron Vaughn Nicely of Alabama; sister, Wilma Wall of Louisville, several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 1 p.m. Saturday, Rose Chapel. Interment Lynnhurst Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary. OVERHOLT, THOMAS HARDY age 57, of Rt. 27, Knoxville, passed away at Baptist Hospital 9:15 p.m. Dec.

27. Member of Cedar Ridge Baptist Church and Bright Hope Lodge No. 557. Survivors: wife, Mildred; son, Claude; daughter, Henrietta; mother, Hattie Herrell; sisters, Nellie Hall, Mary Hoskins, Washburn; several nieces and nephews. Service 11 a.m.

Friday, Mynatt's Chapel, Rev. Michael Vincent officiating. Interment Greenfield Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers: Claude Weaver, Elbert Helton, Eugene Cooper, Harvey Harrell Cecil Capps, Wayne Howard. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m.

Thursday at Mynatt's. PAULIN, MRS. MAMIE HOLMAN age 85, of 1417 Patricia Circle, Knoxville, passed away noon Wednesday at the family residence. Funeral arrangements incomplete. Holly Hills Funeral Home in charge.

PHILLIPS, KENNETH J. age 62, of 1001 Henrietta passed away 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital, Veteran of WWW. Member of D.A.V., Tenn.

Chapter. Survivors: wife, Opal B. Phillips; children, Denny Phillips, Becky Rodgers, Roger Phillips, all of Knoxville, Missy Colyer, Somerset, 7 grandchildren; brothers, Otis Phillips, Knoxville, W.L. Phillips, Paso Robles, sister, Helen Parks, Lake City. Funeral service 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Mynatts Chapel, Rev. Jerry Peace officiating. Interment Highland Memorial Cemetery. Mynatt's in charge. RAINES, DEBORAH LYNN age 25, of 2600 Piedmont died 2:50 p.m.

Monday at Brakebill Nursing Home after a lingering illness. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Employee of Betty Rasnic's Modeling School. Survivors: mother, Mrs. Phyllis L.

Raines; father, Jack Raines; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James D. Reed. Mr.

and Mrs. John McKinney. Funeral 2 p.m. Thursday, Weaver Chapel, Rev. Darris Doyal ating.

Interment at Bell's Campground Cemetery. Pallbearers: Neil, Brett and Eric Reed, James D. Reed Roy Wal. den, Jeff Parton. Weaver Funeral Home in charge.

RAMSEY, MRS. CHARLOTTE S. age 47, of Fountain City, passed away Tuesday al St. Marys Medical Center, Member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Fountain City.

Past president of Ladies Auxiliary at St. Marys. Past president of Harrell Heights Garden Club. Member of Fountain City Recreation Commission. A Zoo Docent and former Den mother.

Member of Fontinalis Club, Town Hall North. Survivors: husband, Maxwell D. Ramsey; son, Charles T. Ramsey, Maxwell A. Ramsey, all of Knoxville; parents, Mr.

and Mrs. Charles Siler Middlesboro, sister, Mrs. Norma Gail Deshler, San Juan, P.R.; brother, Charles Siler III, Atlanta, Ga. Funeral service 8:30 p.m. Friday, St.

Paul's United Methodist Church (Garden Rev. Andy Ferguson officiating. Graveside service 11 a.m. Saturday, Harrogate Cemetery, Harrogate, Tenn. Pallbearers: Hugh Webb, Norman Tate, Charles Susano, and the Men of Friendship Sunday School Class of St.

Pauls. The family will receive friends Friday at St. Paul's church. In lieu p.m. of flowers, memorials may be made to the Childrens Dept.

of St. Paul's or the Oncology Unit at St. Marys. Arrangements by Gentry Griffey Chapel. REED, JOHN MAXWELL age 60, of Route 5, Branville died Tuesday morning at the family home.

He was a disabled veteran of World War I1. He was of the Baptist Faith. Survivors: mother, Mrs. Iva Reed; brothers, Roy, Frank and Bob; sisters, Mrs. Eva Oakley, Mrs.

Mary Bailey, Mrs. Martha Shores, Mrs. Lorene Shores, all of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2 p.m. Thursday, McCarty Chapel, Rev.

Sylvester McCoy officiating. Interment Roseberry Cemetery. Pallbearers: Frank and John Shores, Bobby and Roy Oakley, Steve Luttrell, David Hammond. Arrangements by McCarty Mortuary. SHARP, CARL H.

age 58, of 4719 Martin Mill Pike, died Wednesday morning in Newport from injuries received in a truck accident. Employee of Ryder PFE Truck Lines for 34 years. Member of the Wide World Church of God. Veteran of WWII. Survivors: Wife, Mrs.

Nina Ruth Holland Sharp; son, Matthew Carl Sharp; daughters, Carolyn Ruth Hicks, Elaine Gail Wallace, Judy Ann Karnes, Charlotte Louise Burkins, Christie Lynn Neubert, all of Knoxville; 9 grandchildren; brothers, Major T. Sharp, Knoxville, H.L. Sharp, Texas; sisters, Mrs. Troy Lee Booher of Louisiana. Funeral 2:30 p.m.

Friday, Berry Chapel, Rev. Dave Orban officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Berry Funeral Home.

at Baptist Hospital. Member of Fifth Avenue Baptist Church. Teacher of the Ready Sunday School Class. Survivors: husband, R.G. Skeen; daughter, Kathleen Sharp; 3 grandsons; 4 granddaughters; a host of cousins.

Funeral arrangements incomplete. Rose Mortuary in SKEEN, MATTIE age 81, of 3122 Fairview passed away Wednesday 3313 Topside died Tuesday from injuries received in an automobile accident. Member of St. James Episcopal Church. Graduate of Doyle High School and was a Junior at State Tech in Computer Science.

Employee of Winfred's Inc. Survivors: Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Smalls; brother, Andrew J.

(Drew) Smalls Ill; grandmother, Eileen Yarbrough. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday, St. James Episcopal Church. Rev.

Carl Cunningham officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers: Todd and Scott Ballard, Leu Hicks, Danny Braswell, Todd Miller, Mike Wood Jr. Please make memorials to the Knox County Animal Shelter. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m.

Thursday at charge. SMALLS, MISS LU ANN age 20, of Davenport passed away Wednesday night at Baptist Hospital. Member of Little Cove Baptist Church, Pigeon Forge. Retired LPN at Ft. Sanders Hospital.

Widow of the late Marvin Smith. Survivors: Marvin Smith, Knoxville, Wesley Smith, Louisville, daughters, Mrs. Ruth Gibson, Mrs. Janice James, Mrs. Connie Church, Seymour; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, William and Ronald Worsham; sisters, Mrs.

Betty Burgess, Mrs. Barbara Weaver, Mrs. Evelyn Smith, Mrs. Phyllis Smith. Funeral 2 p.m.

Saturday, Little Cove Baptist Church, Rev. Ray Williams officiating. Interment in church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church 1 hour before services. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m.

Friday at Berry Funeral Home. SWEET, JAMES C. age 79, of 5215 Marguerite passed away 1 a.m. Wednesday at Ft. Sanders Hospital.

Member of Third Creek Baptist Church. Retired from Robertshaw Fulton Co. with 30 years service. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Josephine Steadman Sweet; sons, Bill, Jim, David and Mike Sweet; daughters, Stella Blake, Wanda Moore, Sandra Tindell, Thelma Lee Sexton, Josephine Lee Mason, Brenda Burnett.

Vickie Dockery, Frances Whitson; sister, Bessie Haney; brother, Roy Kirk; 37 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Rose Chapel, Rev. Willis Shankles, Rev. George Dennison officiating.

Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Friday at Rose Mortuary. WADE, WILLIAM H.

(BILL) age 69 of 2542 Scottish Pike, passed away Thursday morning at Ft. Sanders Hospital. Employee of TRANS for 35 years. Attended South Knoxville Church of God. Survivors: Devoted wife of 50 years, Mrs.

Lillie Kate Wade; son and daughter-in-law, David and Carolyn Wade, Lakeland, son, Roy Wade, Knoxville; daughters, Mrs. Edward (Patsy) Presnell, Mrs. Ronnie (Nancy) Cate; sister, Mrs. Earl (Hazel) Roberts, Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; nephews, Ted Wade, Stone Mountain, Ronnie Wade, Hendersonville, Tn. Funeral 1 p.m.

Saturday, South Knoxville Church of God, Rev. Henry Parks officiating. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Pallbearers: Employees of KTRANS. Honorary Pallbearers: Devoted Friend, Joe McGinnis. The body will lie in state at the church hour before services.

Friends will be received 7-9 p.m. Friday at Berry Funeral Home. WILHITE, CLIFFORD age 78 of Rt. 29 Circle Drive, passed away Thursday morning at his home. Retired from the US Army and operated a monument shop on Chapman Highway.

Survivor: Wife, Mrs. Edna Evans Wilhite. Berry Funeral Home in charge. WRIGHT, JAMES WILLIAM age 56, 5021 Monte Vista, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital.

Veteran of Wwii. Member of Loveland Baptist Church. Survivors: wife, Mrs. Virginia McGinnis Wright; daughters, Mrs. Jeannine Steadman, Mrs.

Pam Norman; grandchildren, Jimmy Norman, Joey Lorrie Duggan: mother, Mrs. Cellia Wright; one neice and nephew. Funeral noon Friday, McCarty Chapel. Rev. Oliver Wollenbarger officiating.

Interment Cedar Grove Cemetery, Grainger County. Pallbearers: Don Harris, Gary and Eddie Romines, David Rader, James Hale, Homer Williams. Family will receive friends 7-9 p.m. Thursday at McCarty Mortuary, In Loving Memory of GEORGE (BUD) MILLS Who passed away one year ago today Sadly missed by daughter, Roberta Ragland and Family. Berry Funeral Home.

SMITH, MRS. HELEN WARSHAM age 64 of Rt. 3, Seymour, formerly of.

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