Veronia Ruth (Stout) Boggs Williams

Veronia Ruth (Stout) Boggs Williams, age 84, of 429 Chestnut Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 7, 2019. She was born May 7, 1934 to the late George and Dora Stout.

In addition to her parents she is also proceeded in death by her brother, Garland Stout; sister, Voida Mason; husbands, Rastis Boggs and William (Bill) Williams.

Veronia was of the Baptist faith and loved the Lord. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mountain City.

Veronia was Heaven’s angel sent to bless all that knew and loved her. She was Mom, Mom-Maw, Granny, sister, aunt, and friend to so many. Veronia loved to spend time with her family and cherished each and every one of them. She never turned away a stranger and always invited them inside her home for shelter and a good home cooked meal leasing them to enter as strangers but leave as friends whom often returned. She was the heart of her family, the rock against outside storms, the patient listener, and the one who taught many what true unconditional love really was. Veronia greeted the world with a smile and left memories of love and laughter in all that knew her. She will be forever missed by those that love her.

Those left to cherish her memories include her children: David Boggs and wife Beverly of Canvas, WV, Vickie and Earl Price, Brenda and Dale Owens, Joy Boggs and the late Tommy Owens, Billie Jean Brock, William (Buddy) Williams, Jr. and wife Christie, and Jerry Williams and friend Faith Swift all of Mountain City.

Grandchildren: Tiffany Williams and Charlie Forrester, Tabitha Gruver, David Aaron Boggs, Jodie Lynn Necessary, Tim Price, Angel Gilley, Crystal Owens, Elena Owens, Douglas (D.J.) Fritts, Lekisha Hubbard, Kasaunda Fuller, Kayla Williams, Christopher Williams, Clay Williams, and Corey Williams.

Great grandchildren: Bentley and Carson Forrester, Brianna Capps, Logan Gilley, Montana Price, Trevor, Myah and Christian Fuller, Scotty, Sierra and Samuel Hubbard, Bella, Brayden and Branson Fritts, Madison and Tristan Gruver, Brooke, Kyleigh and William Boggs.

One sister, Peggy Phillips, and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers: David Boggs, Buddy Williams, Jerry Williams, Dale Owens, Charlie Forrester, and D.J. Fritts.

Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

The family would like to extend its special thanks to Dr. James Shine and staff, Dr. Charles Famoyin and staff, Roan Creek Baptist Church Medical Supplies, and Jeff Young and the members of the Johnson County Rescue Squad.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Veronia’s honor to the Johnson County Cancer Support Group, C/O Flo Bellamy,

Funeral Services will be held at 7pm, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Rev. Shannon Courtner to officiate. The family will receive friends from 5pm – 7pm prior to the services. Graveside service will be held at 11am on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Sunset Memorial Park.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for Veronia Williams and family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home.

Rosemary Guy Woodard

 

Rosemary Guy Woodard, age 62, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 17, 1956 to the late Bill and Diana Morefield Guy.

Rosemary was a faithful servant of her Lord and Savior. She was a member of Southside Freewill Baptist Church. She loved her church and church family and cherished her memories of teaching her children’s Sunday School Class. She was dearly loved and cherished by her family. She was the best Mammaw and treasured her time with her grandchildren. Rosemary never met a stranger and was a special blessing to all who knew her.

She was a former employee of Timberland Shoe Company and Lois’ Country Café.

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 45 years, Raymond ‘Bill’ Woodard; daughter, Diana Woodard Branch and husband Ray; granddaughter, Kristen Branch McGlamery and husband Jacob; grandson, Stephen Branch and girlfriend, Gabi Proffitt; sister, Sally Guy Horne and husband Richard; adopted brother, Leroy Guy; very special niece, Thelma Horne; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastors Richard Shepherd and Berrey Dunn officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow the funeral at Morefield-Townsend Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Branch, Stephen Branch, Bob Taylor, Lynn Courtner, Glenn Woodard and Dean Townsend. Honorary pallbearers are Richard Horne, John Allen, John Woodard, Glen Forrester, Heinz Watkins, Lacy Tyner, Jack Smith, Jerry Brown and Michael Guy.

The family would like to personally thank Daniel Jones and Amedisys Hospice whose care allowed us to keep her home where she wanted to be.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 2633 McEwen Road, Mountain City, TN.

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

 

The family of Rosemary Guy Woodard has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward

 

 

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward, age 93, passed away on March 26, 2019, at Mountain City Care Center. Rosa was born in Johnson County, Tennessee on April 3, 1925, to the late Dan and Lilly Grindstaff. In addition to her parents, Rosa is preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, R.V. Ward in 1990; her son Billy Dwight Ward in 1995; sisters, Hazel and Ruth Grindstaff; brothers, Don, Bob and A.D. Grindstaff; nephew James Snyder.

 

Those left to cherish her memory are her Daughter-in-Law, Karen Gobble Ward; grandsons, Billy Dwight Ward II and Mark Alexander Ward and wife Dana; great-grandchildren, Mark Alexander Ward II and Natalie Claire Ward; nieces and nephews, Deana Shoun, Karen Cunningham, Carol Shores, Mary Joann Swift, Roy, David, and Richard Snyder, Danny, Joe, Jerry, and Benny Grindstaff, Joann Cutlup, Penny Vaught, Margaret Myers, Hal and Wayne Ward, and Bob Miller; several great nieces and nephews; special neighbors and friends including the members of Pine Grove Baptist Church and the VFW Auxiliary Post 6908.

 

What Granny loved most was working in her vegetable garden and canning the fruits of her labor, milking the cows, and just being outside. Granny loved watching game shows. She enjoyed playing checkers, reading her Bible, ice cream, and the smell of roses, which were her favorite flower.

 

Services for Rosa will be held at 2pm on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Neva, TN. The family will receive friends from 12:30pm – 2pm prior to the service. Internment will follow services at Mast Cemetery. Rev. Mike Penley will officiate the services.

 

Pallbearers will be Jerry Grindstaff, Blake Grindstaff, Danny Grindstaff, Marvin Arney, Roy Hodge, Johnny Shull, Wayne Davis, and Bob Ward. Honorary Pallbearers will be Sam Cress, Dr. John Whitlock, Hal Ward, Wayne Ward, Bob Miller, Dick Snyder, Roy Snyder, and David Snyder.

 

Professional services are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home of Mt. City, TN.

 

Online condolences can be submitted via our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

Charles Nathaniel Jenkins Sr.

Charles Nathaniel Jenkins Sr.

 

Charles “Chuck” Nathaniel Jenkins Sr., age 64, of 432 D. Reece Road, Mountain City, Tennessee passed away at the Johnson City Medical Center on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was born May 10, 1954, in Mountain City, Tennessee to Robert “Bob” Ray Jenkins and Mary Chessie Corum Jenkins. In addition to his father, Chuck was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Luke Reece.

 

Chuck was a retired service technician with Heritage Propane. Chuck was a very active member of the Mountain City Church of Christ, where he was an elder, teacher, and the treasurer. He enjoyed woodworking, riding motorcycles, fishing and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

 

He was a member of the Johnson County High School class of 1972.

 

Those left to cherish his memory include: his wife of 43 years, Diane Reece Jenkins; a son, Nathan Jenkins and wife Rebecca of Johnson City, Tennessee; a daughter, Lesley Hughes and husband Josh of Johnson City, Tennessee; his mother, Mary Chessie Jenkins of Mountain City, Tennessee; a sister, Patricia Jackson and husband Ralph of Bristol, Virginia; grandchildren, Eli and Savannah Jenkins and Jordan Hughes. He is also survived by a nephew, David Arnold and wife Kim of Bristol, Virginia; a great niece, Ellie Arnold; mother-in-law, Mary Reece; sister-in-law, Carolyn Dalton and husband Bob of Walland, Tennessee; brother-in-law, David Reece and wife Jennifer of Maryville, Tennessee; nephews Robby Reece and Lucas Reece; a niece Anna Reece.

 

Funeral Services for Chuck will be conducted on Friday, April 12, 2019, at 7:00 pm from the Mountain City Church of Christ with Ministers Chuck Stewart and Terry Jones to officiate. The family will receive friends from 4:30 pm until 7:00 pm prior to the funeral service. Graveside service and interment for Chuck will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Jenkins Cemetery on Ackerson Creek Road. Active Pallbearers will be Johnny Howard, Dustin Roush, Van Neely, Eric Wallace, David Arnold, Brad Woods, Rick Moore, and Brad Reece. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bill Trivette, Bud Townsend, Joe Simcox, Mike Adams, Bill Cockett, Larry Vanherants, Tom Tester, Steve Hawkins, Jeff Rupard, Aaron Cornett, John Greever, Tony Rhudy, and Jim Neely.

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the residence.

 

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

 

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

 

 

Betty Clarice Sligar

Betty Clarice Sligar

June 23, 1923 – April 10, 2019

 

On April 10th, 2019, Jesus called home Betty Clarice Sligar of Butler, Tennessee, after 95 years of service to the Lord. She was preceded in death by many family members and friends, namely her loving husband, Clarence William Sligar (Dub) of Butler, her sweet sister Molly Joanne Griffin, and her son, Thomas Edwin Sligar.

She is survived by her beloved family, two children: Lance William Sligar and wife Mary Janet Sligar , and   Clarissa Lee Sligar Schmal and husband Stephen Schmal, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

Betty retired from her calling in pediatric nursing beginning at Variety Children’s Hospital (now Nicklaus Children’s Hospital) and ending at the Johnson County Community Hospital / Ballad Health in Mountain City, TN. In her retirement she was a devoted  member and  Elder of the Presbyterian Church of Mountain City and she initiated Betty’s Food Pantry which continues to serve the community and where donations may be made in her honor.

It was Betty’s wish to be cremated and services will be held at a later time.

The family would like to say a special thanks to her Medi-Home Health and Hospice angels for their amazing grace.

Online condolences can be made at our website:  www.huxlipfordfh.com.

Professional services are being provided to the Sligar family by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, TN.

 

William Randy Pardue

William Randy Pardue, age 69, of 1345 Lumpkin Branch Road, Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Lucy Pardue, sister, Marrillias Wills, and niece Amanda Woodard.

After 35 years of service with the Tennessee State Highway Department, he retired and worked at Food Country. He was also an auctioneer for the Longhorn Auction Company. He was a member of the Roan Creek Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memory include: his wife of 51 years, Linda Pardue; daughters: Evelyn Huddleston and husband Danny, Cheri Potter and husband Tony, and April Pardue; a brother, Danny Pardue and wife Cindy; grandchildren: Jeffery Lipford, Bradley Lipford, Stephen Lipford, James Reece, Harley Reece, Dawn Lewis Lunceford and husband Jonathan, Dawson Potter, and Eden Potter; a great-grandchild, Nolan R. Davis; nieces and nephews: Austin Pardue, Megan Pardue, Ronald Wills, Melissa Hackney and several great nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 8:00 pm from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux and Lipford Funeral Home with David Hankal and Mike McNutt to officiate. Music will be provided by Diane Wagner. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm prior to the service.

Graveside service and interment will be held Monday, April 15, 2019, at 10:00 am from the Stout Cemetery. Anyone wishing to attend can assemble at the graveside at 9:50. Pallbearers: Jeff Wagner, Randy Duffield, Mike Eller, Pete Wagner, Skip Wills, Mike Wilson, Bob Pardue and Mike Duffield. Honorary Pallbearers: his Church Family, Junior Eastridge, Willie Arnold, Roy Hodge, Tommy Nelson, Ethan McQueen, Tony Eller, Trent Snyder, and Bob Heck.

At other times the family will receive friends at the family residence.

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

Professional services for the Pardue family are being provided by Hux and Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

 

Ralph Edison Miller

Ralph Edison Miller

 

Ralph Edison Miller, age 71, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was born on August 28, 1947 to the late Wade Copher Miller Sr. and Ruth Virginia Nichols Miller. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by a brother, Wade Copher Miller Jr. and first wife of 43 years and mother of his children, Linda Jackson Miller.

 

Ralph loved his family and friends and enjoyed spending as much time with them as he could. He worked in construction for many years and made many lifetime friends. Ralph enjoyed his television and politics, fishing and family gatherings. He also liked horses. Ralph served as Deacon at his church during his earlier years.

 

Ralph had two special four legged friends that he loved dearly, his dogs Coco and Ginger.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife, Paulette Hatley Miller; children, Denise Greer and husband John, Michele Fouad and husband Eric, Dianne Ramey and husband Danny; step-children, Angie Walsh and husband Sam and Michael Walsh and wife Michele; sister, Diana Heath; brothers, Larry Miller and wife Connie, Earl Miller and wife Denise and Terry Miller; grandchildren, Brandon Greer, Bradley Greer, Brianna Gilliam, Emily Shumate, Jacob Ramey, Abbi Blevins and Faith Walsh; several beloved nieces and nephews; special friend, Brenda Eldreth and many more.

 

A viewing and gathering for family and friends will be held from 5-7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home.

 

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

 

The family of Ralph Edison Miller has entrusted his service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

 

 

 

 

Glenn Lipford, Jr.

Glenn Lipford, Jr.

 

Glenn Lipford, Jr., age 71, of Mountain City, TN was ushered into Glory surrounded by family on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born in Alpoca, West Virginia on November 14, 1947 to the late Glenn Lipford, Sr. and Venia Lefler Lipford Clawson. In addition to his parents Glenn was preceded in death by adopted son, Stacy Lipford, sister, Dixie Tester, brothers, Charles “Butch” Lipford and Jody Clawson.

He was a United States Army Veteran having served honorably in Vietnam with B Battery Third Battalion 16th Artillery. Glenn enjoyed his vocation of house painting. He also loved fishing and animals, especially his dog, Oreo.

He loved life and loved to laugh. He was a family man and truly will be missed by all. He was of the Baptist faith and trusted Christ as his Savior when he was 18 years old.

Glenn is survived by his wife Phyllis Lipford, son, Glenn Lipford, III and stepson, Jamey Icenhour, sisters, Glenda Parsons of PA and Donna Sue Yelton and husband Robert of Hickory, NC, brothers, Tom Lipford and wife Jeanne and Richard Lipford and wife Donna all of Hickory, NC, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews and special friends,  Mark Arnold and Mike White.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday April 2, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastors Frank Ransom and Tony Potter to officiate. Graveside service and burial will follow the funeral from the Rainbow Cemetery with Military Honors to be accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Pallbearers will Tom Lipford, Jr., Matthew Lipford, Jamey Icenhour, Gary Trivett, Mark Arnold and Robert Yelton.  Honorary Pallbearer, Ted Trivett, Jr.

Friends may call at the home 318 Wilson Ave., Mountain City, TN 37683 or 423-727-4049.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to the Rescue Dog, % Melissa Gentry, 977 Harbin Hill Rd., Mountain City, TN 37683.

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

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

GRACE ELIZABETH DEMPSEY

 

GRACE ELIZABETH DEMPSEY

Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services

 

Grace Elizabeth Dempsey, age 85, of Butler, TN a loving wife and mother passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Dominion Assisted Living in Bristol, TN. A native of Washington County, TN she was the daughter of the late Charles and Emily Feathers Love. She was a homemaker who enjoyed playing bridge and was a bridge life master.

 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Larry Love and a sister Joan Keller. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of sixty-seven years, Charles Dempsey, of the home; a daughter, Dru Dempsey, Knoxville, TN; a son, Greg Dempsey, Kingston, NC; grandchildren, Jonathan Sykes, Cheryl Hederstrom and Leslie Dempsey; great-grandchildren, Paul, Grace, Olivia and Hannah Hederstrom and sisters, Sandra Curde and Lana Love Perry.

 

Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com. Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is honored to assist the Dempsey family. Office: 423-543-5544

James Kimble Clemmons

James Kimble Clemmons

 

James Kimble Clemmons, “Kim” or “Pepper” to those who knew him best, passed away unexpectedly on March 27, 2019 at Skyline Medical Center. James was born October 25, 1964, to James Lee and Margaret Kidd Clemmons.

 

James was preceded in death by his father, James Lee Clemmons and a son, Joshua Campbell.

 

James was a graduate of Mt. Juliet High School (Class of ’82) and went on to ITT Technical Institute. He spent his working years following in the footsteps of many relatives, including his father, Uncle Buford, Uncle Alger, and Ferrante “Tay” Clemmons.

 

He met his lovely, loving wife, Miranda, on November 5, 2011, on a blind date. They were joined in Holy Matrimony on Aug 23, 2014. James professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Rutland Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. James Howard Clemmons.

 

He leave to cherish his memories, his devoted and loving wife, Miranda; devoted mother, Margaret (John) Smith; children; Kionna, John Ross, Jeremiah, La Titus, Ashley, Jarvis, Matthew, Shaunkara, Kiara, Kiyasha; seventeen grandchildren; siblings; Marcus Clemmons, Stephanie (Michael) McClain, Glenda Clemmons, Tammie (Anthony) White, and Natalie Spencer, as well as a host of extended family and friends.

 

I bade no one a last farewell, not even a goodbye, I was gone before you knew it and only God knows why. –Kim

 

A memorial service will be held for James, a.k.a. Kim or Pepper, at 12:00pm on Saturday, April 6th, 2019, at Amazing Grace Christian Fellowship, 1923 HWY 421, Mountain City, TN.

 

This is published as a courtesy of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main Street, Mt. City, TN.

John Herbert Cress

John Herbert Cress, 81, of Morristown, went home to be with Jesus,       Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare System.  He was a former native of Johnson County, TN.; spent 26 years in Richmond, Va.; He was born on December 7, 1937 to the late L.N. “Bud” Cress and Thelma Church Cress.   He was a retired cabinet maker and architectural wood work. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Morristown; he was ordained as a deacon at Falling Creek Baptist Church in Richmond, Va.; a member of Morristown Lodge 231 F& AM. He was a past master of Chesterfield Lodge 161 in Richmond, VA. He was a member of the Hamblen Chapter 31 Order of the Eastern Star. Past patron of Chesterfield Chapter 139 in Richmond, VA. He was also a 32nd degree Mason. John was a veteran of the US Army with the 1st Armored Division. He is preceded in death by his parents L.N. and Thelma Church Cress; wife Jewel P. Cress; three brothers, Clarence, Robert and Sgt. Major Jack C. Cress all of Mountain City, TN; and a sister-in-law Lois Horne Cress also of Mountain City, TN.

 

He is survived by a step-daughter Janice Rach of Short Pump, VA; a sister Margaret Cress, Mountain City, TN; brothers, Joe Cress, Sam (Anne) Cress, of Mountain City, TN, James (Dorothy) Cress of Chesterfield, VA; sister-in-law, Charlotte Cress; one nephew Steven Cress of Charlotte, NC; nieces, Katherine Lowman, Midlothian, VA, Pamella Johnson, Elizabethton, TN, Perriann Stanley, Mountain City, TN and Karen Sullivan of Mechanicsville, VA.

 

A celebration of his going Home will be Sunday, April 4, 2019 at 2:30pm at Central Baptist Church with Reverends Bobby Helton and William Bradley officiating.  The body will lie in state 1 hour prior to the service. Music will be provided by the church trio. Interment in the Central Baptist Church Cemetery with Lodge 231 conducting Masonic Rites following the funeral service.

 

Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Allen Funeral Home

200 Jaybird Road

Morristown, Tennessee 37814

(423) 586-4597, fax (423) 587-1139

 

Lisa Diane Anderson

Lisa Diane Anderson

 

Lisa D. Anderson, age 49, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on April 1, 2019. She was born on November 5, 1969 to Rodney Sewell and Evelyn Dunn Sewell.

 

Lisa loved her family and friends passionately, especially her grandchildren, who were the light of her life. She was a devoted daughter, wife, mom, mammy and friend. She was very unselfish and would do anything she could do to help someone in need. She was also an exceptionally strong person. Lisa loved animals, especially dogs.

 

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 28 years, Marty Anderson; parents, Rodney Sewell and Evelyn Sewell; son, Josh Anderson; sister, Becky Sewell; grandchildren, Jayden Dane Anderson and Avery Grace Anderson; nieces and nephews, Taylor Ward, Eric Ward, Ethan Ward, Nicole Ward, Taylor Rogers, Samantha Hovey and Katie Hovey; several cousins and many special friends.

 

The family will receive friends from 12-2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Eric Ward, Daniel Hightower, Aaron Freeman, Scott Barton, Chris Forrester, Robbie Sewell and Asa Main. Honorary pallbearers are Bob Stout, Jack Proffitt, Will Kerley, Doug Forrester and Ronnie Dunn.

 

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

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home of her mother, 218 Shoun Street, Mountain City, TN.

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

 

The family of Lisa D. Anderson has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Shirley Jeanette Garland Moore

 

 

Shirley Jeanette Garland Moore

 

Shirley Jeanette Garland Moore, age 76, of Shady Valley, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was born on April 25, 1942 to the late Joseph Lewis Garland and the late Ardie Myrtle Bishop Garland. In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her sister, Thelma Winters; infant sister, Joyce Garland; and brothers; Willie Garland and James Garland.

 

Those left to cherish her memories include several nieces and nephews; several great nieces and great nephews; and her friends at Mountain City Care Center.

 

The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating.

 

Per Shirley’s wishes, she will be cremated following the service.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Shirley’s memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123

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

 

The family of Shirley Jeanette Garland Moore has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Kimberly Ann Hamby Bradley

 

Kimberly Ann Hamby Bradley

 

Kimberly Ann Hamby Bradley, age 48, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019. She was born on February 22, 1971 to Lois McElyea and the late R.L. Hamby. In addition to her father, Kim was preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Hamby and nephew, Ronnie Lee laws.

 

She was a member of Pleasant View Christian Church.

 

Those left to cherish Kim’s memories include her mother, Lois McElyea, of the home; children, Brittany Bradley, Ricky Bradley and wife Ashleigh and Justin Bradley, all of Texas; sister, Jeannie Laws and husband Kenny; brothers; Ronnie Hamby and wife Ginger and Randy Hamby and wife Teresa; nieces, Destiny, Jennifer, Lizzy, Tracy and Amber; several great nieces and great nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

A memorial service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Bowman officiating.

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 285 Crestwood Drive, Mountain City, TN.

 

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

 

The family of Kimberly Ann Hamby Bradley has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Warlo Jim Hampton

 

Warlo Jim Hampton, age 88, passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 23, 2019. He was born October 1, 1930 in Beulah, Kentucky to the late Wade Hampton and Ada Plummer Hampton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a Son Freddie Hampton Sr. a grandson Freddie Hampton Jr. Step son John Rosenbaum Jr.

five brothers: Eck Hampton, Earl Hampton, Kermit Hampton, Junior Hampton and Eddie Hampton.

 

Jim was owner of Hampton Trucking and water company. He was a member of Vaughts Gap Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Ollie Winters Hampton; a son, CJ Hampton of Mountain City, Tennessee; a stepdaughter, Tracy Pauley of Mountain City, Tennessee; grandchildren, Kylie, Sadie, Tanner, several other grandchildren and great grandchildren and Cindy Hampton, mother to Kylie and Tanner. A brother, Diesel Hampton, of West Jefferson, North Carolina, several nephews and nieces also survive.

 

Graveside service and interment for Jim will be held at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the Hampton Lewis Cemetery with Pastor Chuck Morefield and Pastor Shannon Courtner to officiate.

 

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

 

Professional services for the Jim Hampton family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

 

 

 

Harvey Bert Brown

 

 

Harvey Bert Brown

 

Harvey Bert Brown, age 89, of Mountain City, passed away Sunday evening, March 24, 2019 at his residence. He was born September 20, 1929, the last surviving of 15 children of Wiley and Susan Morefield Brown. In addition to his parents, Harvey was preceded in death by son, Tony Brown; grandson, Christopher Brown; three sisters and eleven brothers.

 

Harvey had many jobs over the years and was also a farmer. Following his retirement, he continued to farm. Harvey was proud of his gardens and would generously share his bounty with family, friends and neighbors.

 

His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren, who along with the entire family, will miss Harvey deeply.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 63 years, Lucille Timbs Brown; daughters and sons-in-law, Susanne and husband Chip Swinnie and Lisa and husband Randy Warlick; son, Jeffery Brown; brothers, MacArthur and wife Agnes Brown and Clifford Brown; sisters, Hazel Stallard and Hassie and husband Sammie Piercy; grandchildren; Tony Brown and wife Samantha, Ashley and husband Garrett Burkett, Stephanie Wilson and fiancé Brett Allen, Rachel Allore, Tracy and husband Jeremy Hagler and Jesse and husband John Packer; great-grandchildren, C.J. (Christopher) Brown, Anthony Brown, Dani Brown, Adreanna Brown, Skyler Brown, Chance Krae, Chevy Packer, McKinley Burkett, Blake Beam and Ashlyn Beam; brother-in-law, Joe and wife Betty Timbs; sisters-in-law, Betty Timbs, Wanda Deel and Virginia Brown; many special nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

 

The family will receive friends from 1-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow with Mr. Danny Cullop officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Mike Pryor, Tommy Neatherly, Charlie Brown, Bob Stout, Joel Timbs, Danny Timbs, Doug King and Robbie Timbs. Honorary pallbearers are Coleman Brown, Jerry Brown, Danny Herman, David Timbs, Tim Brown, D.L. Stout, Chip Swinnie, Randy Warlick, Garrett Burkett and Dr. Earl Taylor.

 

The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and caregivers for all of their love and support during the last few months.

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home 1260 Crackersneck Road, Mountain City, TN .

 

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

 

The family of Harvey Bert Brown has entrusted his service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

 

 

Rylee Jayde Osborne

Rylee Jayde Osborne

 

Rylee Jayde Osborne, infant daughter of Betty Lee Young Osborne and Jason Scott Osborne, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital.

 

Rylee was loved by so many before she came into this world and has touched countless lives in her short time.

 

Rylee is deeply loved and missed by her parents, Jason and Betty Osborne; big sisters; Celena Osborne, Kiara Osborne, Natalie Cook and Kaylee Cook; big brother, Dalton Young; grandparents, Tammy Reynolds and Wanda Lee Hayes; great grandparents, Clay and Ida Cochran, June Campbell and Nannie Bell Young; special friends, Brian Fulton, Jill Tolbert, Carla Coley and Nathaniel and Megan Hawthorne; special nurse, Megan Deel; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

 

The family will receive friends from 3-5:00 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 5:00 p.m. with Mr. Fred Reynolds officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Osborne Family Cemetery (located on Hoot Owl Ridge Road, Mtn. City, TN) Pallbearers will be Brian Fulton, Christopher Davis, Ashley Young and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

 

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

 

The family of Rylee Jayde Osborne has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Edna Mae “Bessie” Brown

Edna Mae “Bessie” Brown

 

Edna Mae “Bessie” Brown, age 81, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Mountain City Care Center. She was born on May 3, 1937 to the late Spencer Lewis and Bell Smith Lewis. In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by her husband Howard Raymond Brown (November 11, 2018), and brothers, Fred, Roy, Ralph, J.C. and J.T. Lewis.

 

Bessie grew up farming and she loved raising a garden and working with her husband Howard on their farm. She had a ‘green thumb’ and could grow anything. In addition to growing a beautiful garden, Bessie loved to grow flowers of every kind. She was a gifted sewer and has made numerous quilts through the years. She also made a lot clothes for herself and family. Bessie also enjoyed doing needle work.

 

Bessie was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and Eastern Star. She loved her church family dearly.

 

Those left to cherish her memories; son, Charles ‘Charlie’ Brown of Mountain City; grandson, Jason Brown & wife Deena; great grandson, Cohen Brown, all of Mountain City, TN; brothers, Glen Lewis and Edgar Lewis and many nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Calvary Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating. Special music will be provided by the church choir. Graveside service and interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jason Brown, Mike Treadway, James Brown, Chris Brown, Bud Gentry and Jimmy Lewis. Honorary pallbearers are Buddy Osborne, Donald Lewis, Eddie Lewis, Brian Lewis, Bill Adams, Earl Greer and Employees of Tri-State Growers.

 

The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to the entire staff at Mountain City Care Center for their kindness and loving care.

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home 885 Jenkins Hollow Road, Mountain City, TN.

 

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

 

The family of Edna Mae “Bessie” Brown has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Tommy Russell Brewer

 

Tommy Russell Brewer, age 42, of Mountain City, TN passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born in Mountain City, Johnson County, TN on May 23, 1976.

 

Tommy enjoyed the outdoors and especially enjoyed fishing. He also liked to draw and spend time reading the Bible.

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his father, Tommy R. Brewer and wife Susie of Mountain City, TN; mother, Vickie Wilson Seats and husband Jeff of Bluff City, TN; daughter, Kaitland Alexis Crase of Kingsport, TN; sisters, Nioka Curtis and husband Greg of Waverly, TN, Tabitha Dollar and husband Andrew of Boone, NC, Angela Acosta of Bristol, TN and Betty Lynn Hilliard of Bluff City, TN; brothers, Billy Officer and wife Jennifer of Morganton, NC, James Hilliard and Jody Hilliard of Bluff City, TN; several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Shannon Courtner to officiate. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Locust Gap-Gambill Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Fred Brewer, Jr., Jason Brewer, Robbie Brewer, James Brewer, Billy Officer and Truman Woods.

 

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home 369 Claude Warren Rd., Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

Phyllis June Hutchins

Phyllis June Hutchins

 

Phyllis June Hutchins, age 75, of Shady Valley, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born on November 26, 1943, to the late Charles Edward Burkett and Dora Sibble Burgess Burkett. In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her brothers, Clyde and Stuart Burkett.

 

Phyllis loved her family. She was completely devoted and dedicated to them. She made their house a ‘home’. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Simply put, she was the BEST.

 

She was a member of Harmon Chapel Christian Church, and was devout in her Christian faith.

 

Jack and Phyllis showed their children, grandchildren and family what a true marriage is and had a life-long love story for 58 years.

 

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 58 years, Jackie Hutchins; daughter, Donna Edwards; son, Danny ‘Butch’ Hutchins and wife Linda; grandchildren; Heather Hart and Taylor Hutchins; great grandchildren, Branson Hart, Kendal Hart and Braiden Snead; special friends, Jim and Doris Sherman, Bonnie Parsons, Silas and Ellie Averill and Lajonya Hopkins; special niece, Sherri Parker; her church family at Harmon Chapel Christian Church and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Harmon Chapel Christian Church in Shady Valley, TN. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Jim Sherman and Howard Taylor officiating.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2019 at the Gentry Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry Hutchinson, Stephen Long, Silas Averill, Taylor Hutchins, Jimmy Walker and Butch Hutchins. Honorary pallbearers are Lowell Hutchinson, Huey Long, Earl Jenkins, Fletcher Ray Musick, Tom Sharpe, Danny Crum, Tony Long and Mike Averill.

 

The family would like to thank the following for their compassion and care; Dr. Ernest Henry and entire staff at Fresenius Kidney Center in Abingdon, VA, Dr. Jennifer Jonkers and Ashley at Abingdon Internal Medicine, Amy and Hallie of Amedysis. Also a special thank you to Donna Hutchins, Shady Valley Fire Department and Harmon Chapel Christian Church for being there for all of our family.

 

Memorial donations may be made to the Shady Valley Fire Department, 10114 Hwy 421, Shady Valley, TN 37688

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 9566 Hwy 421 N., Shady Valley, TN 37688.

 

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

The family of Phyllis June Hutchins has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.