Don Sala

Don Sala, age 83, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away at his residence on Saturday, November 4, 2017 following a brief but courageous battle with mesothelioma. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Sala and a brother, John Sala.

He loved the Lord and was a faithful member of Appalachian Church of Christ.

Don was born on September 18, 1934 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. He met and married Alma Pardue on March 24, 1967 then moved his family to Mountain City in 1970. Don worked at Shady Valley Tractor, Buster’s Quick Lube and Cummins Engines before retiring from Collins Equipment.

Don was an avid Ford man and tractor enthusiast. He loved old cars, trucks and tractors and enjoyed going to car shows. He worked on and restored several tractors during his retirement. His pride was his 1967 Ford pickup that he restored.

Don was a jokester and loved telling jokes to anyone who would listen. He was always full of life and laughter and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Those left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife of 50 years, Alma (Pardue) Sala; daughter, Donna Burgess and husband Brent; sons: Arlen Sala and Gary Sala and fiancé, Mary Dixon; his grandchildren that he loved with all his heart: Greta Helm and husband Eric and Deidre Dunn and husband Logan; brother, Bill Sala and wife Jan of Cortland, OH; sister, Dorothy Fyock of Johnstown, PA; special friends, John and Karen Arnold and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is scheduled at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, November 7, 2017 at Appalachian Church of Christ with Minister Buddy Morefield officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorials in Don’s memory may be made to the Johnson County Cancer Support Group, c/o Flo Bellamy, 3510 Hwy 421 N, Mountain City, TN 37683

The family would like to thank the Appalachian Church of Christ, Mountain States Hospice and Family Ministries Hands for their kindness, compassion, help, visits and prayers during this difficult time.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 140 Hoosier Road, Mountain City, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Don Sala has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Steven Paul Marshall

Steven Paul Marshall, age 37, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 3, 2017 from injuries sustained in an accident. He was born on June 5, 1980 to Steve Marshall and Angie Johnson. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Raymond ‘Pop’ Marshall and uncle, Bunzie Johnson.

Steven was a 1998 Graduate of Johnson County High School. He was a skilled carpenter and worked at the family business, Marshall’s Cabinet Shop. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting, fishing and farming.

Steven was known by many for his work and commitment with the Johnson County Youth Sports League. He loved working with his sons and the other children in the community.

He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife and best friend, Danae Hensley Marshall; his pride and joy-his boys; Tanner and Sawyer; father, Steve Marshall and wife Cathy; mother, Angie Johnson; brother, Terry Marshall; grandparents: Paul E. Johnson Sr., Joyce Johnson and Maxine Eller; special uncle, Raymond ‘Moe’ Marshall and wife Christine; brother-in-law, Jonathan Hensley and wife Amy; sister-in-law, Deena Brown and husband Jason; nephew, Cohen Brown; nieces: Katie Marshall, Addisyn Hensley, Campbell Hensley and Larkin Hensley; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Vicki Hensley; many cousins, aunts and uncles and all of his Johnson County Youth Sports League Coaches, Colleagues and especially the league ballplayers.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the First Baptist Church of Mountain City. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Ricky Campbell officiating.

Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Phillippi Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Charles ‘Dan’ Osborne, Brandon Henson, Brian Roark, Ethan Roark, Brandon Roark, Dave Bunting, Bobby Stout and Mike Essick. Honorary pallbearers are all of the Youth League Ball Coaches and Austin Atwood, Mark Trivette, John Triplett and all of Steven’s many friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials in Steven’s memory be made to Farmers State Bank, PO Box 9, Mountain City, TN 37683 for the Tanner and Sawyer Marshall Trust Fund.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of his father, Steve Marshall, 288 Stage Coach Loop; home of Mike and Vicki Hensley, 155 Shupe Hollow Road and home of Angie Johnson, 221 Corner Road, all of Mountain City, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Steven Paul Marshall has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

William Thomas Bible, Sr.

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William Thomas Bible, Sr. went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 5, 2017. He was born on August 9, 1921 in Morristown, Tennessee, to his parents, Glenn Gerard Bible and Flora Jones Bible. The family moved to eastern Kentucky where he spent his early years and graduated from Harlan County High School in 1939. He then worked for Swift and Co. before enlisting in the United States Merchant Marines. During World War II he served as ship’s engineer from 1942-1945. He made several world tours and was actively engaged during the Battle of Normandy. He graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy post wartime in 1945. After the war he returned to Kentucky where he and his father were co-owners and operators of Bible’s Grocery Store in Hazard, Kentucky.

In 1956 he moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee where he met and married his wife of 48 years, Annie Katherine Phillips Bible. A devoted husband and father, he is survived by their two children, William Thomas (Tom) Bible, Jr. and wife Laura, and Caroline Bible Roark, and husband Wiley; four grandchildren, Mary Katherine Roark Harbin, and Wiley Barton (Bart) Roark, Jr., and wife Sara, William (Will) Thomas Bible III and Mary Elder Bible. He had four great grandchildren, John (Jack) Anthony Harbin, Jr., Allie Elisabeth Roark, Annie Caroline Harbin, and Wiley(Wiles) Barton Roark, III. He is also survived by his cousin Alvah Bible of Knoxville, TN, one nephew Dr. Brent Haeberle and wife Joan of Augusta, GA, and several great nephews and neices as well as special family friends Annie Lee Sturnes and Mary Stolz. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one sister, Geraldine Bible Haeberle and husband Clarence, two nephews, Dr. Glenn Haeberle and Dr. Mark Haeberle.

During his years in Chattanooga he owned and operated Bible’s Hardware in Rossville, Georgia, worked for many years as an agent with Jefferson Standard Life Insurance, and was a broker at E. Cecil Phillips Agency where he worked until his retirement in 1986. He was a charter member and first president of the Chattanooga chapter of the Merchant Marines Veterans Association. He was named Hamilton County Veteran of the year in 2004. He was a deacon and Sunday School teacher and a member of Stuart Heights Baptist Church at the time of his death.

Pallbearers are Military Honor Guard of Hamilton County.

Honorary Pallbearers are members of the Hamilton County Merchant Marine Veterans Association, Dr. John Whitlock, Daniel Jones and Employees of Blue Ridge Senior Living and Mountain City Care Center.

Funeral Services will be held at Lane Funeral Home on Ashland Terrace on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The burial will follow at Forest Hills Cemetary. Memorials may be made to The Gideons International, P O Box 403810, Atlanta, Georgia 30384.                                     .

 

Adam Campbell

Adam Campbell, age 40, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Johnson County Community Hospital. He was born on December 24, 1976 to Bennie and Shirley Taylor Campbell. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Fred and Virgie Taylor; paternal grandparents: Sam and Nelle Campbell; uncles: Carl Taylor, Earl Taylor and Jim Campbell and nephew, Cameron Bennett Crowder.

Adam was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was a true servant of God and was always helping his fellow man and others in need. He loved working with the kids at church and served in AWANA.

He enjoyed being outdoors and was most happy when he was on his tractor or backhoe. Adam loved his family and friends very much and will be deeply, deeply missed.

A lot of people knew Adam from Auto Zone, where he worked as Commercial Manager.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife, Nikki Campbell and daughter Natalyi; parents, Bennie and Shirley Campbell; uncle, Wayne Taylor; aunts: Carolyn Norris, Jean Eldreth and Ann Pennington Taylor; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Kathy Crowder and Chuck Crowder; sister-in-law, Kim Flahart; brother-in-law, Charles Crowder and wife Sonya; nieces: Caitlin, Serena, Maleia, Myleigh, Gabbi and Sutton and many special cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Calvary Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastors Steven Spencer and Tyler Fenner officiating. Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jason Campbell, Jack Proffitt, Tom Kerley, Morris Woodring, Willie DeBord and Tom Reece. Honorary pallbearers are Brian Taylor, Ralph Eastridge, Cole Spencer, Weston Robinson, Warren Kerley, Will Kerley, Jeff Norris, Ricky Campbell, Mark Leonard, Cliff Storie, Kyman Matherly, Blake Robinson, Calvary Baptist Church Men’s Sunday School Class and Auto Zone Employees and Commercial Clients.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials in Adam’s name be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 1354 Cold Springs Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of his parents, Bennie and Shirley Campbell, 251 Eastridge Road, Mountain City, TN

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Adam Campbell has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Cynthia June Bellman

Cynthia June Bellman, age 80, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Watauga Medical Center. She was born on June 10, 1937 to the late Henry Philip Roganti and Doris Edna Linman Roganti. In addition to her parents, Cynthia was preceded in death by a sister, Judith Roganti.

Cynthia received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Ohio, where she majored in philosophy. She loved animals, especially loved horses.

She is survived by her sister, Doris Roganti.

It was Cynthia’s wishes to be cremated and that no formal service be held.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .
The family of Cynthia June Bellman has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

Inez Arlene Farrow

Inez Arlene Farrow, age 85, of Mountain City, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on Monday, October 30, 2017 at the NHC Healthcare Center of Bristol, Virginia. She was born in Farmers, Kentucky on November 2, 1931 to the late Willie Alvin Grayson and Nannie Lou Emma Hurley Grayson. Arlene was preceded in death by her loving husband Roy Thomas Farrow in June of 2010; her son, Dale Farrow; son-in-law, Tommy Smythe , seven sisters, and three brothers.

Arlene was a kind and caring woman who was always doing for others. She loved to bake and cook and especially enjoyed cooking for others. She had several hobbies but really enjoyed working on crafts and word seek puzzles.

Arlene was a lifelong member of the Christian Church.

Those left to cherish her memories include her children: Carolyn Whipple and husband David, Witcha Falls, TX and Wanda Smythe of Bristol, TN, David Farrow and wife Debbie of Garland, TX, Danny Farrow and wife Tammy of Mountain City, TN and Darrel Farrow and wife Lynn of Deep Gap, NC; daughter-in-law, Jill Farrow; sister, Florida Pyle of IN; fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Minister Lawrence Harris officiating. Special music will be provided by

Graveside service and interment will follow at the Phillippi Cemetery with Minister Maurice Widener officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons and Calvin Williams. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, David Whipple, Mark Whipple, David ‘LD’ Farrow and Brett Farrow.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of her son Danny Farrow, 141 Swift Hollow Road, Mountain City, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .
The family of Inez Arlene Farrow has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis, age 72, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Wake Forest Baptist Hospital, Winston Salem, NC. He was born on February 16, 1945 to the late James and Pearl Welch Lewis. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a son, Alan Lewis; grandchild, Brad Lewis and brother-in-law, Thomas McFarland.

Richard was a Christian who lived his life serving the Lord Jesus Christ. He was a member of Heavenly Light Baptist Church.

Richard was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved his family, children and especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 52 years Rosemary Lewis; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Red Jordan; sister and brother-in-law, Mattie Cross and husband Eddie; brothers and sisters-in-laws: Dennis and Hazel Lewis and Willard and Carol Lewis of Oxford, PA; brother-in-law, James and Linda McFarland of Gordonville, PA; grandchildren: Jeffrey Lewis and wife Bridgette and Gary Evans; great grandchildren: Autumn Shepherd, Ian Lewis, Paislee Evans and Violet Evans; special friends, Wiley Thomas and Buck Kirby; several special nieces and nephews and many more special friends.

The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Terry Steele and Michael ‘Red’ Jordan officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Reece Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers are Buck Kirby, Wiley Thomas, Robbie Brown, Jeff Brown, Gary Stout and Jesse Cross. Honorary pallbearers are Tom Horne, Bob Forrester, and Employees of Mountain View Service Station.

Richard supported the Gideons and their cause throughout his life. His family would appreciate in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to The Gideons, PO Box 155, Mountain City, TN 37683

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 3773 Forge Creek Road, Mountain City, TN

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Richard Lewis has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Marie L Hamilton

Marie L Hamilton, 91, was born in New Brunswick, NJ in 1926.  She was a 54-year resident of Miami, Florida and worked for the Archdiocese of Miami for 45 years.  She retired to Mountain City, TN in 2013.  She loved to hunt, fish, and skeet and bow shoot with her father.  She made rosaries, was an award-winning seamstress, her Christmas cookies were known coast-to-coast, and she loved looking through the telescope at the moon with Ryan.

She is survived by daughter Peggy of the home in Mountain City, son Patrick of New York City, granddaughters Ingrid and Anna, new great grandson Julian, beloved nephew Charlie, niece Betty Ann, cousin Pat and husband Stan Piesieski.  Her cherished friends include Kat and Ed Schuman, Bernie “Ange” Buck, Steve and Susan Pumphrey and family, Louis Eng, Noel Zamora, Father Jim McCreanor, Father Gerald McGrath, Brother Felix, Maxine, Blanky Sardon, Millie Copeland, Perla Consuegra, Alicia Rivero, Elena Diaz, Maureen Sulkowski, the Dominguez sisters, and the Golick, Sanchez, Oliva, Alvarez, Correale, Hodge, Pedraz, Frazier, Frick, De La Cova, Jordan, Terraferma, Villoria, Cabrera-Scram, Bucci, and Codd families.

She was preceded in death by husband Robert Bruce, mother and father Eleanor and James, brother and sister Jim and Eleanor, Aunts Peg, Marie, and Estelle, Uncle Howard, nephew Kenny, cousin Jack; lifelong friends: Del and Richie Buck, the Rossmeyers, Peggy Pedraz, Father Thomas Dennehy, Barbara Behnke, Kay Kavanaugh, Marion Hausler, Marie Samuelson, Bea Correale, Irma Seymour, Grace Duffy, Julia Marley, Jack Kelly and Ed Walls.

Special thanks to her Amedysis home health and hospice caregivers, Johnna Fields, Kat and Ed Schuman, and Bill Trivette.

A celebration of her life will take place at a later date.

Donations can be made in her honor to Camillus House, Miami Florida.

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

The family of Marie L. Hamilton has entrusted her care to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

 

Bobbie Jean Woodard Hill

Bobbie Jean Woodard Hill, age 76, of Trade, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, November 03, 2017 at her residence. She was born on June 9, 1941 to the late P.J. and Lilly Sanders Miller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ranson Woodard; daughter, Lilly Yvonne Greer; son, John David Woodard; sister, Dorothy Miller and brother, J.P. Miller.

Fireworks was a passion of Jean’s and she had sold fireworks most of her life. Most people knew her from Woody’s Fireworks, which she owned and operated. She always carried her pistol with her and was known for her accuracy in shooting her .38 Special. The most special thing about Jean was her heart of gold. She was very generous, caring and giving. Jean also enjoyed going to Cherokee. More than anything she enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren and reliving her childhood through her love and passion for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memories include her children, Connie Sue Stout; Teddy Manuel and wife Barbara and Michael ‘Tony’ Woodard; daughter-in-law, Angie Woodard; sisters: Mae Manuel and Sue Martin; brothers: Clyde Miller, Ivy Miller and Benny Miller; thirteen grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; special friends: Ann Hawkins and Joan Peters; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12-2:00 p.m. Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Preacher Ken Phipps officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow the funeral at the Miller-Main Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Anthony Woodard, Nevada Woodard, Devon Humphrey, Selmar Humphrey, James Stout and Jamie Lee Stout. Honorary pallbearers are Charles ‘Chad’ Greer, Hunter Taylor, Andrew Greer Barnhill and Cyrus Gardner.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of her son, Tony Woodard, 10909 Hwy 421 S., Trade, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .
The family of Bobbie Jean Woodard Hill has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

Hilda Ruth Osborne

Hilda Ruth Osborne age 70, passed away November 3, 2017 at her residence 772 Pine Mountain Road Creston, N.C

Hilda was born to the late Ermin Osborne & Ethel Stewart Osborne on September 3, 1947. In addition to her parents, Hilda was preceded in death by, her sisters, Myrtle Osborne, Lois Osborne & Mary Rose Roark. As well as, her brothers, Carl Osborne, Rob Osborne & Jimmy Osborne.

Those left to cherish her memory  include: Her husband of 51 years, Bill Osborne. Daughters, Angie Ritter & husband Tracy, & Susie Fox & husband Len. Brother, Frank Osborne of Oxford, P.A. Grandchildren, Matt & Alex Ritter & Dylan & Hayley Ritter. Also, a special niece, who helped with her care; Pam Bunting. Several other nieces & nephews are left to cherish her memory.

Funeral Services for Hilda will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017 7:00 P.M. Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M to 7:00 P.M. prior to the funeral at the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Reverend, Tommy Stephens to officiate.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Hilda Ruth Osborne family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City.

Teddy James Eastridge

Teddy James Eastridge age 55, passed away November 1, 2017 at his residence in Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee.

Teddy  was born to Lois & the late Ted Eastridge on March 19, 1962. In addition to his Father, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie Eastridge.

Teddy enjoyed watching Nascar. He was employed by ASU. Teddy was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memories include: His Mother Lois Eastridge; his brother Tommy Eastridge and Barbara; his daughter Madison “Maddie” Eastridge his niece Ashley Taylor & nephew Adam Deyton. Caregiver & special friend; Lena Dugger.

Active Pallbearers: Tony Simcox, Danny Arnold, Michael Jones, Sam Click, Mike Eastridge & Tim at ASU, & Dean Tester

Honorary Pallbearers: Staff of Amedisis Hospice

Funeral Services for Teddy will be held at the Charles B Hux Memorial Chapel on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:30 P.M. Visitation will be held from 1 P.M. – 2:30 prior to the funeral. Graveside service to follow, at the State Line Cemetery. Reverend Michael Icenhour & Paul Grabeal to officiate.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Teddy Eastridge family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City.

James Karl Greever

James Karl Greever age 68, passed away November 1, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center, in Johnson City, Tennessee.

James Karl Greever was born to the late Stedman Greever and Betty Joan Madron Greever on January 24, 1949. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his Sister-in-law, Lisa Greever and nephew, David Greever. James enjoyed working on his truck, riding motorcycles, and boating. James was also a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, and was also a former employee of the city of Geneva, Illinois as an electrical supervisor.   Those left to cherish his memory include the following: His wife Karen Bartlett Greever; his son, Lee Greever and wife Debbie of Mountain City, TN; his grandson Matthew Greever; three brothers: Bobby S. Greever, and Johnny and wife Carol Greever, all of Mountain City, TN, and Lynn Greever of Johnson City, TN; two great grandchildren: Brandon and Mason Greever. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Special friends include Benny Grindstaff, and Steve Hussey. And his sons beloved dog, Rugar whom James loved very much.

Honorary Pallbearers: His three brothers – Bobby, Johnny, and Lynn Greever, his grandson Matthew, and special friends Benny Grindstaff and Danny Grindstaff; in addition to family and friends, the Johnson County Lions Club members will also be honorary pallbearers.   Funeral services for James Karl Greever will be held at the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Visitation will be held from 1 – 2:30 on Saturday, November 4, 2017, prior to the funeral. Bill Worley to officiate

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the James Greever family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, Tennessee.

Lynn Owens

Lynn Owens age 65, 514 Mill Creek Road passed away on November 3, 2017 at her residence.

Lynn was preceded in death by her parents Paul Rich Owens & Mary Stevens Bradley. As well as a brother, Mark Owens.

Lynn is survived by her sisters, Kathryn D. Hipshire of Mtn. City & Pat Olkowski of Gilbert, AZ. As well as a brother, Marshall Owens of Mesa, AZ. .

Professional services are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home

Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson, age 85 of 135 Mulberry Street Mountain City, passed away Saturday November 4, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center, in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Tom was born to the late Alfred Clayton Wilson and Lola Bell Eggers Wilson on September 8, 1932 in Trade Tennessee. He was a former Truck Driver and Store Owner, He Liked Fishing.

Those left to cherish his memory include the following: His wife of 63 years, Barbara J. Wilson A daughter: Vicky Stout of Mountain City, TN. A son: Tommy D Wilson & wife Jeannie of Mountain City, Tn. A sister: Nell Greer of Avondale Pa. Brothers Boyd Wilson of Mountain City, TN Bill Wilson of Avondale PA. Stacy Wilson of Knottingham, PA.; Curt of Quarryville, PA. & Gordy Wilson of London Grove, PA.

Six Grandchildren and Eleven Great Grandchildren. Special niece Judy Casenta of West Grove PA.

Honorary Pallbearers: McDonald’s evening crew.

Funeral services for Tom Fred Wilson will be held at the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 6 P.M. Visitation will be held from 5-6 P.M. Tuesday, November 7, 2017 prior to the funeral. Rev. Ricky Campbell to officiate.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Tommy Wilson family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, Tennessee.

John B. Shoun

John B. Shoun, age 80 of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away, Monday, October 23, 2017, at Greystone Healthcare Center in Blountville, TN. He was born on June 8, 1937, to the late Frank C. Shoun and Charlotte Elizabeth Bingham Shoun. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother, Kempie Shoun.

John was a wonderful (the very best ever) husband and father. He always had a calm demeanor and was a good neighbor. He loved going to Doe Valley Food Mart for coffee and always had his Levi Garrett chewing tobacco with him. He did not travel much but really enjoyed it when he did leave the farm.   He was happiest when he was at home tending his cows and spending time with his family. He enjoyed helping others and spent his life doing so. He was a loyal “Ford Man” and loved Massey Ferguson tractors. John passing by in his red Ford pickup was a common and well recognized sight in Doe Valley. He had a special cat, Mama Cat and three very beloved grandpuppies Briggs, Piper, and the late Kayla. Johns life exemplified Christianity and was truly the last of a dying breed.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 51 years Carolyn A. Shoun; daughter, Elizabeth Leanne Shoun, and fiancé Scott Hodge, whom John thought of as a son; one sister, Carol Ann Shoun Clark and husband Robert ; one brother, Franklin Shoun, sister-in-law, Betty Parise and husband Ed; sister-in-law, Marilyn Cunningham and husband Dr. George Cunningham.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gail Hartley, John Brookshire, and George Lowe officiating.   Eulogy will be presented by nephew, Russell Parise. Honorary pallbearers and very special friends are Tom and Evelyn Dumond, Kevin Seatz, Glen Woodard, Jay Hodge, Kevin Proffitt, Danny Lowe, Keith Shatley, the late Dorsey Fletcher, Andy Isaacs, Bill Brookshire and John’s coffee buddies from Doe Valley Food Mart. The family will receive friends from 2-4:00 p.m. prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shriners Crippled Childrens Fund in care of Jericho Temple, 1100 Jericho Drive, Kingsport, TN 37663 or to Bethany Baptist Church, 5950 TN Hwy 67, Mountain City, TN 37683.

The family would like to express a very heartfelt thank you to our second family, the wonderful staff on the first floor VENT Unit of Greystone Healthcare and to Shelby and Diana Quesenberry for their love and compassion shown to John and the family during his illness and passing.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of John’s daughter, Leanne, 6644 Hwy 67 W (Creekside Farm), Mountain City, TN.

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

The family of John B. Shoun has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

Anna Lee Cornell

Anna Lee Cornell, age 86, of Big Stone Gap, VA went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 23, 2017. She was born in Watauga County NC, July 18, 1931 to the late Tom Carlton and Lily May Carlton; and also lived in Johnson County TN for a number of years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Cornell, a daughter, Linda Kaye Miller, sisters Biner Osborne, Easter Triplett, Evee Hodge, Maymie Hodge, and a brother Vonley Carlton.

Anna enjoyed working at her home. She enjoyed sewing, going for walks, going to yard sales, and listening to bluegrass music, especially Carter Stanley and Ralph Stanley.

She is survived by her son, Benny Cornell and Tammy Lassiter, a brother, Raymond Carlton, grandchildren Christy Wallace and husband Scotty, Justin Cornell, Lindsey Cornell, Misty Miller, Jessie Miller, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Buddy Morefield officiating. The graveside service and burial will follow from Phillippi Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain City Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .
The family of Anna Lee Cornell has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

William J. Britton

William J. Britton, 72, of Parkesburg, passed away on Wednesday, October 18th under the care of Neighborhood Hospice of West Chester.  He was the beloved husband of Phyllis Britton, with whom he shared 52 years of marriage.

He was the son of Joan Britton of Parkesburg and the late William C. Britton.

An area resident most of his life, he was a graduate of Octorara High School.  He worked at Lukens and Arcelor – Mittal of Coatesville as a Crane Operator.  He was a member of the N.R.A. and Steel Workers Union.  William loved his family and grandchildren.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two children: John C. Britton of Parkesburg and Shannon M. Britton – McElyea of Kinzers; four grandchildren; and his sister, Jennifer E. Britton of Parkesburg.

He was predeceased by his brother, John Britton.

Online condolences can be posted at huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for William Britton are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Kay Nichols

Kay Nichols, age 72, of 9786 Hwy 67W, Butler, TN, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at her residence. She was born January 08, 1945 in Iaeger, WV to the late Larkin Riffe and Willie Murphy Riffe. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Riffe; a sister, Loretta Hatfield and a grandson, Evan. Mrs. Nichols enjoyed quilting, sewing, and building doll houses. She was a member of the Rainbow Mennonite Church.

Those left to cherish Kay’s memory include her husband of 47 years, B.R. (Bob) Nichols; a daughter, Pamela Thomas and husband Richard of Salem, NJ; one stepdaughter, Elaine Nichols of Mountain City; a son, R. David Nichols of Knoxville, TN; five brothers, Ronnie Riffe, James Riffe, Steve Riffe, A.Gene Riffe, and Larkin Riffe. Eight grandchildren, one step grandchild, two great grandchildren, one step great grandchild and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Special friends include; Freida Hall, Stella Proffitt and Henry Murphy.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with visitation from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm. Gary Gambill and Larry Denny will officiate.

The graveside service will follow the funeral service at the Sunset Memorial Park.

A special thank you to Gail and Mandy at the Amedisys Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Arrangements for the Kay Nichols family are in the caring hands of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home.

Isaac Eller

Isaac Eller, age 78, of 891 Shingle Town Road, Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on October 19, 2017, at the residence. He was born May 30th, 1939 in Johnson County, TN to the late Bruce and Grace Allen Eller. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Jean Eastridge, as well as his son, Travis Eller. He is survived by his son, Gregg Eller and wife Mi ok, Mountain City, TN a daughter Lisa Eller, Mountain City, TN and grandchildren Kevin and David Eller. Military grave side services for Mr. Eller will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, October 26th, from the Wesley Chapel Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our webpage www.Huxlipfordfh.com. Professional services for Mr. Eller are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Mary Lee Stout Vaughn

Mary Lee Stout Vaughn, age 87 of Jefferson City, Tn, previously of Gray, Tn, native of Johnson County, passed away October 18, 2017.
Preceded in death by husband,James R. Vaughn, Sr, son Johnny L Vaughn and grandson, Dallas R. Vaughn. Daughter of Mr/Mrs B C Stout Sr., of Johnson County.
Survived by son, James R Vaughn Jr & wife Martha of Florida, sister Betty Lou Cornett of North Carolina, 3 brothers, Fred Stout & wife Nancy of Texas, Jack Stout & wife Gail of Kentucky and BC Stout Jr of Johnson County. Grandchildren, Sarah (David) Vaughn Allen of Talbott, Tn and Joshua Vaughn of Morristown, Tn. Great grandchildren, Katie, Hailey, Baileigh, Michael, Adam, Will and Angel Allen, Hayden Vaughn, Ericka Blackburn, Kendra and Jeffery Vaughn. Great -great grandchildren, Evan Hutchinson and Aleirah Vaughn. Mary also had many special nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to nurses, staff and friends at Signature Living, Jefferson City, TN and hospice nurse, Michelle Brady.

The family will be receiving friends from 5-6 pm Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the Hux-Lipford Funeral Home with service to follow at 6 pm, officiating is Reverend Ron Drake.

Graveside service will be at 11 am Friday, October 27, 2017 at the Sunset Memorial Park.
Professional services are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home