Ann Maxine King

Ann Maxine “Coon” King 82, passed away on May 27, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC. She was married to the late Paul E. King.

She was born in 220 Seahorn Lane, Mountain City, TN on April 17, 1936. She was the daughter of the late Daniel Webster Wilson and the late Belle Eliza Wilson. Ann loved to work in her flowers and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Along with her husband and parents she was also predeceased by her son, William Earl Warren.

She is survived by two sisters, Norma Jean Lowe and Betty Ann Johnson, five children Shirley “Jeannie” Tester, Norman Warren, Lisa Snyder, Steven Warren, and Elizabeth King. Two son-in-laws, Jeff Tester and Duke Snyder and one daughter-in-law, Sandy Hammons. Twelve grandchildren Cheryl Leonard, Jamie Williams, Daniel Williams, Misty Williams, Heather May, Megan Gentry, Lynze Snyder, Steven “T-Bone” King, Hunter Tester, Jeffery. Seventeen great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. Special niece Cheryl Cortner. Special friends Patsy Eggers, Alice Dugger, and Willa Gray.

A Funeral Service will be conducted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel at 11 A.M and visitation will be from 10 A.M.-11 A.M. Randy McClure will afficiate. Her burial will be at Rainbow Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Jeffery Tester, Steven King, Jim Eagers, Tim Eagers, Gary Mahala, and Heath Lipford.Honary Pallbearers: Scotty Tester and Jeff Tester.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Johnson County EMS and also to Willie Debord.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for the family to help with final expenses at the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home.

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

Professional services for the King family are in the care of the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN

Gladys Ailene Goodwin Mizell

Gladys Ailene Goodwin Mizell

Gladys Ailene Goodwin Mizell, age 90, went to be with her Lord and Saviour, Friday, May 25, 2018 in Tampa, Florida. She was born December 10, 1927 in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late Ronder Hubert Goodwin and Beulah E. Rambo Goodwin. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Byron Butler Mizell also a brother Ronder H. Goodwin Jr., sisters Loraine Snyder, Betty Jo Rhudy and Anna Stout Ethridge.

Ailene graduated Emory and Henry College in 1951. She worked as a legal secretary at the Dean Atchison Law Firm in Washington, DC, and later in civil service at Eglin A.F.B. prior to retiring to become a homemaker.
She was an early and long time resident of Poquito Bayou in Okaloosa County, FL.

Ailene enjoyed decorating, gardening, traveling and studying history and current events. She was a member of the Doe Valley United Methodist Church, the Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Chapter 2640, United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Princess Hirrihigua Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

She is survived by her daughter Lunelle Siegel McCallister and her husband David McCallister of Temple Terrace, FL; three nieces and five nephews and several great nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted on Monday June 4th at 11:00 a.m. at the Shoun Goodwin Cemetery, 123 Old Butler Road, Mountain City, TN. Family, pallbearers and friends are asked to assemble at Mountain City Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. to travel together to the cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Chapter 2640, United Daughters of the Confederacy (www.augustajanesudc.org. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Gladys Ailene Goodwin Mizell has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN and Florida Mortuary Funeral and Cremation Services of Tampa, FL.

Joe E. Medina

Joe E. Medina

Joe E. Medina, age 89, of Shady Valley, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord after a brief illness on Friday, May 25, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Clermont Florida. He was born in Kansas City, MO on March 13, 1929 to the late Modesto Medina and Paula Jacinto Medina. In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by a son, Brad Medina, sisters, Mary Gallegos and Francis Sanchez, and brothers, Daniel Medina, Magdaleno Medina and Paul Medina.

Joe and Wahnita owned and operated Medina & Company for 10 years in Mountain City, TN. He was a Jeweler by trade for 64 years. Joe was a member and Deacon of Harmon Chapel Christian Church in Shady Valley, TN.

He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Korean War. Joe was a member of the American Legion and also served with the Johnson County Honor Guard for several years.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Wahnita Garland Medina; their daughters, Sheri Frier (Bobby) of Clermont, FL and Tonya Rubiano of Carmel, New York, granddaughters, Emily Frier, Danielle Rubiano and Hailey Rubiano, children from his first marriage, Joseph Medina (April); David Medina (Joan); Daniel Medina (Laurie) and Teresa Moore (Alan), sister, Antonia Medina, brothers, Louis Medina, Pat Medina, and Manuel Medina, and beloved nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 -7:00 o’clock on Wednesday May 30, 2018 at Harmon Chapel Christian Church with the funeral immediately following with Howard Taylor officiating. Graveside service and burial will be Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 11:00 o’clock with military honors accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard at the Gentry Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Shady Valley. Pallbearers will be Tony Long, Huey Long, Tom Sharpe, Earl Jenkins, Terry Hutchinson and Dennis Honaker. Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Frier, Selmer Garland, Denny Garland and Ken Tanner.

In lieu of flowers, if you wish you may make a donation to Harmon Chapel Christian Church in his memory. At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 1580 Hwy 133, Shady Valley, TN 37688.

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

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

Burl Reese

Burl Reese

Burl James Reese, age 86, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born on June 22, 1931 in Johnson County, TN to the late Ed H. and Sarah Johnson Reese. Mr. Reese was also preceded in death by his daughter Brenda Reese Wallace, one brother; Arvil Reese and one sister; Jewel Reese.

Mr. Reese was a retired farmer and Inspector with Bernhardt Furniture. Mr. Reese was a loving and devoted husband and father, and adored his grandchildren dearly. He loved his Lord and Savior and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Nola Price Reese of the home; one son, Joel “JC” Reese of Granite Falls; one daughter, Tracy Reese Watson and husband Michael “Weezie” of Lenoir. He is also survived by one brother; Johnny Reese and wife JoAnn of Mountain City, TN; two sisters, Marie Reese Mast of Cove Creek, NC, and Betty Reese Lewis of Callahan, FL. The special joys of his life were his grandchildren; Jonathan L. Wallace and wife Jessie, Jacob R. Wallace and wife Jennifer, Michelle W. Bentley and husband Dusty and Chris W. Watson. Mr. Reese also has eight great-grandchildren whom he loved dearly.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Reverend Billy Mitchell.

Interment will immediately follow the funeral service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 PM one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Watson, Garry Wallace, Chris Watson, Dusty Bentley, Jacob Wallace and Archie Wallace.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneralhome.com. Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Reese family.

Marsha Renee Shepherd Odom

Marsha Shepherd

Marsha Renee Shepherd Odom, age 40, of Cobb Creek Rd, Butler, TN passed away on May 21, 2018.She was born on September 10, 1977 to Joseph Dean Shepherd and Carol Bright Shepherd of Mountain City, TN. She was pre-deceased by her mother-in-law, Joyce Potter Odom as well as her grandmother, Alice Bright and grandfather, Otis Bright.

Those left to cherish her memories are both of her parents, her husband Leon Odom, her son Nathaniel Shepherd, her brother Joseph “Joe Joe” Shepherd Jr, her niece Autumn Shepherd, her aunts and uncles Sherry Bright, Mitchell Bright, Kathy Shepherd, Clarise Shepherd, and Jerry Shepherd. She was a member of the Little Doe Baptist Church and she enjoyed cooking.

A visitation will be held on Friday, May 25th, from 5:30 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel. Then on Saturday, May 26th, at 12 P.M. a graveside service will be held at Markland Hills Cemetery, in Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Officiated by Rev. Craig Smith.

Pallbearers will be Mike Hartley, Jim Swift, Josh Bryant, Hunter Wright, Eric Shular, B.E. Jones. Honarary pallbearers: Tim Dunn, Joseph “Joe Joe” Shepherd Jr, John Rupard, Billy Ray Jones, and Mitchell Bright.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com. Professional services for the Odom family are in the care of the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

James E. Love

James E. Love

James E. “Jim” Love, age 88, of US Highway 421 South, Trade, Tennessee, passed away Sunday evening, May 20, 2018, at his home.

Jim was born August 12, 1929 in Trade, Tennessee, a son of the late Ira and Ella Grogan Love. He was a retired construction engineering director and a member of Trade United Methodist Church. He was member of the Taylorsville Masonic Lodge in Mountain City, and was a Mason for over 50 years and also a Shriner. He began his career in 1957 in Pensacola, Florida as a piping superintendent with Fluor-Daniel, retiring as projects director after 40 years of service. His career took him around the world.

Jim is survived by one son, James Elwood Love, Jr. and wife Joan Mason Love of Lawndale, North Carolina; two daughters, Rebecca Jane Love Hughes and husband Mickey of Greenville, South Carolina, and Deborah Mae Love Cruz and husband Ray of Trade; one sister, Patsy Love Cavanaugh and husband Edward of Greenville, South Carolina, and one sister-in-law, June Lookabill of Shelby. He is also survived by three grandchildren, four step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and four step great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Marie Lawrence Love; two brothers, Howard Love and an infant brother, and three sisters, Willene Blackwell, Helen Angelos, and Bernice Nielsen.

Funeral services for James E. “Jim” Love will be conducted Thursday afternoon, May 24, 2018, at 2:00 o’clock, at Trade United Methodist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock. Officiating will be Reverend Scott Wilkes. Masonic graveside rites and entombment will follow in the Love Family Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock, at the church, prior to the service. Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Trade United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of R.D. Oliver, 420 Modock Road, Trade, Tennessee, 37691.

Online condolences may be sent to the Love family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Janice McQueen Cable

Janice McQueen Cable

Janice McQueen Cable, age 78, of Hampton, TN went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from her home. A native of Butler, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Fuller and Georgia Campbell McQueen. She retired from East Tennessee Undergarment and was a homemaker. Janice was a member of Hampton Baptist Church and loved her “church family”, especially her Joy Bell Sunday School friends.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of fifty-eight years and caregiver, James Dennis “J.D.” Cable, of the home; a son, Keith Cable and grandson, Jayden Cable both of Elizabethton; two sisters, Carolyn McQueen Lyon of Johnson City and Ann McQueen Palmer of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; and one brother, Junior McQueen of Butler. Several nieces and one nephew also survive.

A graveside service to honor Janice’s life will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Sugar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Becky Brummitt officiating. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Campbell, Ray Arnett and Kenneth Rainbolt. Everyone is asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:45 AM on Wednesday.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in the Fireside Room of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the caregivers of Amedisys Hospice Care who so lovingly cared for Janice over the past year.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Farris Road, Greenville, S.C., 29605 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Mrs. Cable and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, office 423-542-2232, service information and obituary line, 423-543-4917.

James E. Trivette, Sr.

James E. Trivette Sr.

Orrville-James E. Trivette, Sr., 84, of Orrville, formerly of Tennessee, died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Smithvile-Western Care Center in Wooster. He was born May 28, 1933 in Mountain City, TN to the late Russell and Estie (Gentry) Trivette and has lived in Wayne County since 1950.

Jim married Inez Dowell on October 28, 1950 in Mountain City, TN and she preceded him in death in 2016. He was employed as a truck driver for over 40 years, working for Georgia Pacific; Louisiana; and Mor-Flow. He also drove for the Amish community. Jim was a member of the Dalton Baptist Church and loved riding his scooter and going for scenic car trips through Holmes County with his daughter.

Surviving are sons, Ron (Rebecca) Trivette of Apple Creek, James Trivette of Orrville and Robert (Melissa) Trivette of Shreve; daughters, Rita (Tom) Balyeat of Massillon and Sue (Alvin) Horst of Orrville; 13 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and sisters, Eva Shupe of Mountain City, TN and Norma (Mike) Hall of Smithville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Inez; grandson, Joshua Trivette; and brothers, Bernest, Ernest and Justin Trivette. Services will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Auble Funeral Home, 512 E. Oak St., Orrville with Rev. Jack Westfall officiating. Burial will follow at Smithville Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

For online register book, obituary, condolences, visit www.aublefuneralhome.com

Stephen Mark Roman Sr.

Stephen Roman

Stephen Mark Roman Sr., age 58, went home to be his Lord May 17, 2018 after an extended illness. Steve was born in York, Pennsylvania July 15, 1959 to the late Shirley Orndorf.   In addition to his mother, Steve was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Lee Roman, who passed away on July 10, 2008.

Steve is survived by his wife of eight years, Joanna Roman, daughters, Rachel Ann Stravinskas, Carrie Ann Roman, Crystal Lee Roman, Angel Marie Trent (Raines) and Kimberly Lynn Dowell (Raines), sons, Stephen Mark Roman, Junior and Joseph Lee Stravinskas, many grandchildren, including Billy, Jessica, Christopher, Matthew, Christina, Savannah, Keshia, Cheyanne, Alyssa, Brian, Cody, Hunter, Marcus, Autumn and Eden.

Steve loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved his Redskins football team and enjoyed music and dancing. He also enjoyed shooting pool and going to the river to fish. He was a master mechanic and previously worked for Firestone. He loved to tinker around the house and could fix anything.

Steve considered his four-legged pets his children, including Boo Boo the cat and Speckles the dog. Steve attended Rainbow Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 5-6:00 p.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. A memorial service will follow with Pastor Gary Gambill officiating. Eulogy will be given by Daniel Shoemaker and Aaron McGranahan. Special music will be provided by Megan McEwen and Larry Barry.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 233 Pedro Shoun Lane, Lot #11, Mountain City, TN

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain City Funeral Home or to the family to assist with final expenses.

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

The family of Stephen Mark Roman Sr. has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

Phillip Paul Gentry

 

Phillip  Gentry

Phillip Paul Gentry, age 67, of Mountain City passed away on Sunday May 13, 2018 in the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on December 23, 1950 to the late Mark P. Gentry and Lena B. Shores Gentry.

Phillip was a 1968 graduate of JCHS. Following high school, Phillip joined the United States Army and served during Vietnam. He retired from C.M. of Damascus, Virginia following 42 years of service. Phillip was a member of the Laurel Bloomery Volunteer Fire Department for several years and was a proud farmer, which he enjoyed very much.

Phillip was a member of Highlands Fellowship of Abingdon, VA, where he volunteered and ministered in their food pantry.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife, Betty Fenner Gentry; step children: Barbara Robinette and husband Jon, Johnna Robbins and husband Tom, Michael Cook and wife Sandy and Matthew Cook and wife April; eleven step grandchildren, eight step great grandchildren; aunt, Hassie Mitchell; special friend, Paul Morrison and several cousins.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Mr. Daniel Thomas officiating. Special music will be provided by Mr. Brett Smith. Military honors will follow and will be accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers are Phillip’s step grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Phillips memory to the charity of your choice.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 1381 Deer Run Rd., Mountain City, TN 37683.

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

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

James Woodard

 

James Woodard

James Woodard, age 81, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. He was born on August 15, 1936 to the late Fred and Mae Howard Woodard. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a sister, Stella Osborne, brothers, R.D. Woodard, Norman Woodard, Boyd Woodard, Daniel Fred Woodard, Bobby Woodard, Rosco Woodard and Dewey Woodard.

James was a member of Nelson Chapel Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School teacher and Prayer Room teacher.

James worked in construction for years as a general contractor. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially enjoyed watching his grandsons play ball. He also enjoyed watching westerns and reading his bible every night.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 60 years, Loretta Howard Woodard, daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Steve Shaw, grandsons, Devin Shaw and Tyler Shaw, all of Mountain City, TN, sisters, Alice Jones and husband Mike of Rockville, MD, Sue Lipford of Potomac, MD and Shirley Campbell and husband Lynn of Mountain City, TN, brother, Frank Woodard and wife Linda of Kingston, MD, and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. with Pastor Mike McNutt officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Shoun-McEwen Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steve Shaw, Devin Shaw, Tyler Shaw and Jim Howard, Scotty Campbell. Honorary pallbearers are Men of Nelson Chapel Baptist Church.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 172 Jordan Lane, Mountain City, TN

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

The family of James Woodard has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

 

 

 

 

Hobert Jadey Dunn

Hobert Dunn

Hobert Jadey Dunn, age 81, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 in the Mountain City Care Center. He was born on December 9, 1936 in Johnson County, TN to the late Joseph Arthur ( Joe ) “Red” Dunn and Martha Pope Dunn. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son Hobert Jadey Dunn, several brothers and one sister.

Hobert was a simple man to those who knew him and will be truly missed by all.

He is survived by his girlfriend, Janice Lassiter who was by his side through the good times and through his sickness, his children; Mack Dunn, Alicia Dunn, Susan Trivett, Robin Ellison, Charley Brown and Heather Maze, grandchildren; Eden Taylor Lucas Dunn, Preston Henderson Dunn, Travis Ellison, Tyler Trivett, Charli Byrd, Josh Brown, Austin Brown, Mackenzie Maze, Savannah Mains, Hunter- Bear, Katlyn Dowell, Weston Dowell, and Shannon Dowell; great-grandchildren; Jackson Nelson, Lily Henderson, Braylond Ellison, Carter Ellison and Gavin Byrd, mother of his children, Jean Linton, Special Friend; Bobby Snyder, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends Monday May 21, 2018 at Mountain City Funeral Home from 1-2 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Steven Spencer and Bill Walters to officiate. Graveside service and burial will follow from the Phillippi Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doug Hawkins, Travis Ellison, Tom Icenhour, Michael Dunn, Tommy Dunn and Jerry Dunn, Honorary pallbearers are J.R. Arnold, Morris Davis, Frank Tester and Raymond Forrester.

Friends may call at the home 469 Forrester Hollow Lane or at the home of a daughter 2444 Cold Springs Rd. Mountain City, TN 37683.

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

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

Edward Mains Jr.

Edward Mains Jr

Edward Mains Jr. age 39, of Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Thursday May 10, 2018. He was born September 5, 1978 in West Chester, PA to Edward Mains and Brenda Fortner Mains. Edward was preceded in death by his grandparents Ulysses and Verna Mains, grandmother Geneva Hurd, grandfather William Fortner, uncle Barry Fortner.

Edward loved his family very much, he had a heart of gold and was always willing to help anyone. He enjoyed being outdoors and enjoyed the beauty of nature.

Those left to cherish his memories include, his parents Edward and Brenda Mains, son James David Mains, brother Michael Mains, aunts and uncles, Beverly and Bobby Utt, Curtis Callahan and late wife Sue Callahan, William Towler and wife Sally, Bonnie Osborne, Janice Massey, Helen Reed and husband Tom, Paul Mains and wife Dawn, niece Bella Mains, cousin Barry Fortner Jr., step-grandparents Phillip and Martha Hall, several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday May 15, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service and burial will follow from Phillippi Cemetery with Pastor Frank Johnson to officiate. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearer Michael Mains.

The family would like to express a special Thank You to Katie Shoun and the people of Shouns Lumber Company for their kindness.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home 500 Clarence Stout Lane, Mountain City, TN.

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

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

Therman Carroll Gentry

Therman Gentry

Therman Carroll Gentry, age 97 of the Cold Springs Community in Mountain City, Tennessee passed away on Friday May 4th, 2018 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA. He was born July 30th, 1920 in the Johnson County to the late Joseph A. Gentry and Ella Smith Gentry. In addition to his parents he was predeceased in death by: a sister, Mina Gentry, and brothers: Selmar, Wade, Emory, Gaither, and Richard Dale.

He was a 50 year Mastor Mason of Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #243 F&AM.

He enjoyed playing old time music, working crossword puzzles, and spending spending time with his cattle and dogs.

Therman worked for 20 years as a foreman for T.V.A, he also had many years as a long distance truck driver.

Those left to cherish Therman’s memory include, his wife, Evelyn Johnson Gentry, daughters: Carolyn Davis and husband, Jim of Rose Hill, Virginia, and Becky Gentry of Mountain City.

Sons: Ted and wife Janie Gentry of Mountain City, and Scott Gentry of Mountain City, TN. Six Grand – children and Nine Great-Grandchildren.

Memorial Service for Therman will be held Monday, May 14th 2018 at 2 PM in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at 1 PM. Pastor Con Sauls to officiate.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Johnson County Rescue Squad, or to Melissa Gentry’s Rescue Dog.

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

Professional services for the Gentry family are in the care of the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

Beverly Ann Gentry Carty

Beverly Ann Gentry Carty

Beverly Ann Gentry Carty, age 49, of Coeburn, VA and formerly of Laurel Bloomery, TN passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon VA. She was born on April 7, 1969 in Abingdon, VA to Derrell Gentry and the late Phyllis Jean Widener Gentry.

Beverly was a wonderful daughter, a loving wife and mother. She loved spending time with her granddaughter and enjoyed working in flowers.

She was a member of Stateline Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish her memories in addition to her Dad Derrell Gentry, include her husband, Freddie Carty, son Andy Lewis and wife Brittany, granddaughter, Harper Lewis, grandmother, Annis Gentry, step daughter Samantha Danielle Carty, special friends Missy Eller , and Amanda Moore.

The family will receive friends on Monday, May 14 , 2018 from1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Graybeal to officiate. Pallbearers will be, Johnathan Moore, Phillip Mullins, Randy Eller, Steve Hawkins, Larry Widener, and Mickey Widener. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Pennington and Stacy Greer. Graveside service and burial will follow from the Stateline Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home of her Dad Derrell Gentry, 2152 Sugar Creek Road, Laurel Bloomery, TN 37680.

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

The family of Beverly Gentry Carty has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Anna G. Stout

Anna G. Stout, age 84 passed away Monday, May 7, 2018 in Johnson City, Tn. She was born March 21, 1934 in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late Ronder Hubert Goodwin and Beulah E Rambo Goodwin. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husbands Joey B. Stout and John F. Ethridge also a brother Ronder H. Goodwin Jr., sisters Loraine Snyder, and Betty Jo Rhudy. Anna enjoyed Antiquing, traveling and stamp collecting. She was a member of the Doe Valley United Methodist Church. She worked with the Johnson County School Systems and at J.C. Penny.

She is survived by her daughters, Kathryn Annette Stout Morrison and husband John, Johnson City, TN., Connie J. Stout Hill and husband Gary, Johnson City, Tn., a son Gary B. Stout and wife Hatsue, Sumter, S.C. A sister Ailene Goodwin Mizelle, Tampa, Fl. 3 nieces and 5 nephews including special niece Kerwin Corrnett and several great nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. from the Shoun Goodwin Cemetery. with Rev. Gary Hill and Rev. Michael Lester officiating. Music will be provided be Rev. Douglas Grove-DeJarnett.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Doe Valley United Methodist Church or Air-Force assistance fund.

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

Professional services for the Stout family are in the care of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

Mary Arney Jeter

 

Mary Arney Jeter

The family of Mary Arney Jeter would like to thank everyone that came to visit, brought food, phone calls, prayers, and all the kind gestures during her illness and passing. We greatly appreciate everything that was said and done. We truly appreciate everyone that came to her memorial service on April 15th. She is in Heaven with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Nelson Jeter and Family

Lucille Courtner Lowe Hodge

Lucille Hodge

Lucille Courtner Lowe Hodge, 86, Butler, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018. A native of old Butler, she was a daughter of the late Robert Allen (R.A.) & Mattie Mae Neatherly Courtner. Lucille attended Watauga Academy and graduated from Hampton High School, Graduated from Tri Cities Beauty College in Johnson City. She also attended East Tennessee State College for three years. Lucille was a member of Zion Baptist Church since 2008, a former member of Butler Baptist Church for 64 years. She was a member of Butler Chapter # 218 Order of Eastern Star for 66 years going in January 3, 1952. Lucille was owner and operator of Lucille’s Beauty Shop in Butler for 15 years, employed at Johnson County Hospital in Mountain City for 15 years, also employed at North American Rayon Corporation in Elizabethton and North East Correctional Center in Mountain City.     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three husbands: Henry Lowe, the father of her children, M.E. Cardwell and Clyde Hodge, a daughter: Rita Lowe Stephens, Griffin, Georgia, Three sisters: Chloe Lipford, Vernell Cable Boling and Frances Courtner and three brothers: Paul, Howard & Earl Courtner.

Survivors include her daughter: Nioka Lowe Markland & husband, David, a son: Michael Allen Lowe, Elizabethton. One Granddaughter: Stephanie White Campbell, two Great Granddaughters; Savannah Riley & Alexandria Marie Campbell all of Taylors, SC. Her special Step-Daughter: Helen Renfro & husband Gene, Johnson City, one special step-grandson: Gene Renfro and wife Katie, Johnson City.   Several nieces & great nephews including one special niece: Carolyn Wood, Concord, Tenn.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Dr. D. Alan King , Dr. James Richardson and Rev. Sherrill Nave officiating. Interment will follow in Butler Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Daniel Wood officiating. Music will be provided by the Zion Baptist Church Choir, her daughter Nioka Markland, Jean Osborne and Jennifer Hughes, Pianists. Active Pallbearers will be: Teddy Greenwell, Jerry Lyons, Harry Pierce, Gene Renfro, Willie McVay, and Freddy Julian. Honorary Pallbearers will be: her church families at Zion Baptist Church and Butler Baptist Church, members of Butler Chapter # 218 Order of Eastern Star and her many friends in the Butler Community. A Masonic Service will follow the funeral service by Butler Chapter # 218, Order of Eastern Star. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Family will also receive friends at the residence.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Lucille to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4255. Condolences may be sent to our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.

Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton is serving the Hodge family.

Kermit Keith Hampton

Kermit Hampton

Kermit Keith Hampton, age 61, of Trade, TN passed away on Friday April 20, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 24, 1956 to the late Kermit Dwight Hampton and Betty Lou Campbell Hampton.Kermit enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 23 years, Nancy Hampton; daughters, Toni Stella of Oxford, PA and Nicole Hampton of Hot Springs, VA; son, Keith D. Hampton of Roanoke, VA; step-daughter, Samantha Fuentes of Boone, NC, and several grandchildren.

It was Kermit’s wishes to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date.At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 8682 Hwy 421 S, Trade, TN.Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.The family of Kermit Keith Hampton has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Jerry David Wilson

Jerrry Wilson

Jerry Wilson, age 69, of Zionville, NC went home to be with his Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018 at the Foley Center in Blowing Rock, NC.

He was born September 3, 1948 to Bert Wilson and Lizzy Icenhour Wilson. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers: Tommy Wilson, Glen Wilson, Lee Wilson and Ivy Wilson and sisters: Pearl Guy and Hazel Falwell.

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters: Karen Wilson Cook & Joey, Tammy Wilson Morefield & Jason, Ann Hawkins & Doug, Trish Wilson & Ryan and Keisha Wilson, Sons: Scott Wilson & JoAnn, Bert Wilson & Jennifer, and Aron Wilson, Sisters: Louise Harper and Della Ward Brother: JC Wilson Grandchildren: Kisha, Hallie, Emily, Natalie, Colton, Carmon, Logan, Shauntel, Dalton, Dylan, Alex, Gabe, Nick & Wyatt, one great grandchild: Caden, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services for Jerry Wilson will be conducted on Monday April 30, 2018 at 7pm from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home with Pastor Cameron Smith officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7pm prior to the funeral services.

Private Graveside services will be conducted on Tuesday May 1, 2018 at Reece Cemetery in Vilas NC.Pallbearers will be: JC Wilson, Bert Wilson, Doug Hawkins, Joey Cook, Scott Wilson, Ryan Jordan, Jason Morefield & Brandon Furchas.Honorary pallbearers: Ronnie Wilson, Gary Wilson, RC Pardue, Cecil Combs, Mitchell Gentry, Johnny Potter, Robert Wagner & Mark Graham.

At other times friends may call at the residence of Karen Cook or Ann Hawkins.Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at huxlipfordfh.com.Professional arrangements for the Wilson family have been entrusted to the Hux & Lipford Funeral Home of Mountain City, TN.