Obituaries

Baby Aiden Blaine Ward -

Aiden Blaine Ward, infant son of Starlyn Porter and Tommy Ward, Jr. of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, August 03, 2012 at the Johnson County Community Hospital.

Baby Aiden Blaine Ward was preceded in death by maternal great-great grandparents, Bill and Ruth Price; paternal great-great grandfather, Blaine Ward, and Estel and Nellie Lipford; maternal great grandparents, Carolee and John Porter; paternal great grandmother, Barbara Johnson; maternal grandfather, Bill Porter; great uncles, Mark Courtner and Jackie Porter; and a cousin, Tina Snow.

Survivors in addition to his parents, include maternal great-grandparents Eddie and Mattie Cross; paternal great-great grandparents, Lynn and Carlene Courtner; maternal great grandmother, Carolyn Porter; maternal grandparents, Donna Porter, Jesse McCoy, and Steven Cross; paternal grandparents, William “Ned” Snow and Jackie Lynn Snow; great aunts, Tammy Rhom, Sandra Porter, Angel Parker Porter and Lisa Porter; great uncles, Rick Courtner, Chris Courtner, William Courtner, Anthony Porter, William Porter and B.J. Porter; aunt Miranda Porter; uncles: Mark Blaine Ward, Ben Porter, Steven (T-Bone) King, Todd Cross, Jesse Cross and Henry Cross; great niece, Amanda Hightower; great nephew, Shane Hightower; special friends, Josh and Heather Hicks, Zachary Benett, Craig Reece, and Jesse McCoy. Also a number of special friends and family members are surviving.

Graveside service and interment were conducted on Monday, August 6, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from the Sunset Memorial Park with Rev. Gary Hill officiating. Honorary pallbearers were Rick Courtner, Shane Hightower, Ben Porter, Todd Cross, Mark Ward, Lonnie Rhom, Jesse McCoy, Lynn Courtner, Anthony Porter and wife, Sandra, William Porter and wife Angel, and William Courtner.

At other times, the family will receive friends at 1411 Gentry Creek Road, Laurel Bloomery, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Aiden Blaine Ward has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.