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BETTY ALLEN -
Betty Allen, 82, of 1424 Holston Drive, Bristol, TN passed away on Sunday January 18, 2015. She was born on September 28, 1932 to the late Warren Lewis Wills and Helen May Wills. Betty was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and shopping and she attended First United Methodist Church, Bristol, TN. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Jack Allen; a daughter Margie A. Shultz; a brother Warren Lewis Wills, Jr.; and great grandson Jeremiah Thomas Miller.

CHARLOTTE JEAN NORRIS -
Charlotte Jean Norris, age 63, passed away Wednesday, January 21, 2015 in Franklin Woods Hospital, Johnson City, TN following a brief illness. She was born November 15, 1951 to the late Frank and Nancy Dunn Norris. Her hobbies included church, family, crafts and shopping. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Griffin Norris and Kirk Norris; and a sister: Pansy Gilley.

LARK LEWIS -
Lark Lewis, age 80, of 406 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on January 9, 1935 to the late Delbert and Anna Lewis. In addition to his parents, Lark was preceded in death by two brothers: Deck E. Lewis and Raymond B. Lewis, and a half-brother, Cecil Johnson.

PAUL JONES -
Paul Jones, age 70, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on July 17, 1944 to Pearl Dunn Jones and the late Elmer Jones. In addition to his father, Paul was preceded in death by his very good friend, Jim Oliver.

PEARL A. STURGILL -
Pearl A. Sturgill, age 87, of Evington, VA and formerly of Mountain City, TN and Portsmouth, VA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the Runk and Pratt Assisted Living, 20212 Leesville Rd., Lynchburg, VA. She was born on June 11, 1927 in Konnarock, Washington County, VA to the late John H. Blevins and Mary Jane Blevins. In addition to her parents, Pearl was preceded in death by her husband, Archie B. Sturgill, son and daughter-in-law, David Sturgill and his wife Sheila. Pearl was the last surviving child of John H. and Mary Jane Blevins.

PEGGY ANN ‘NANNY’ VANCE -
Peggy Ann ‘Nanny’ Vance, age 79, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at the Mountain City Care Center. She was born on October 10, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Stacy Pennington and Eva Neukrich Pennington. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Bernie Delaney Vance and Justin Trivette; daughters: Linda Self, Jackie Forrester and Joyce Trivette, and brothers: Johnny and Marty.