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Subject: [TNCAMPBE-L] Obits From The LaFollette Press 18 May 2000
Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 09:19:38 EDT

>From The LaFollette Press 18 May 2000

HIRAM ANDERSON, 60, of Lot, Kentucky died Monday, May 8 at Jellico Community
He was preceded in death by; parents, I.M. and Leoada Siler Anderson; and
son, Gary Anderson. Survivors include; wife, Mima Anderson; daughter, Carolyn
Anderson of Lot, Kentucky; brothers, Croley Anderson of Mud Creek, Kentucky,
Bradley Anderson of Corbin, Kentucky; sister, Mary Magdalene Wagner of
Florence, Kentucky.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 11 at Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Horace Partin, Rev. Ronnie Jeffers, and Rev. Willie Partin
officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant View Cemetery.

PAUL ANDERSON, 58, of Knoxville, died Sunday, May 7 at NHC Healthcare,
He was preceded in death by; parents, William and Maudie Davis Anderson.
Survivors include; sister and brother-in-lawVada and Rev. George Williams of
Funeral services were held graveside Tuesday, May 9 in Douglas Cemetery with
Rev. George Williams officiating. Cox & Son Funeral Home in charge of

BURDINE COOPER, 79, of Dade City, Florida, died Sunday, May 7 at Pasco
Community Hospital. She was a member of VFW Auxillary in Dade City.
She is survived by; sons, Roger Cooper of Zaphyrhills, Florida, and Larry
Cooper of LaFollette; daughter, Wanda Tollenaar of Sigourney, Iowa; brother,s
Jerry Stoffregen, Don Stoffregen, and Richard Stoffregen, all of Waverly,
Iowa; sisters, Burnette Ingersell of Waverly, Iowa, and Ramona Benning of of
Cedar Rapids, Iowa; six grandchildren; and several great=grandchildren.
There are no details about funeral services. Oakley Funeral Homes of Dade
City, Florida in charge of arrangements.

SARAH E. DAVIS, 89, of West Columbia, South Carolina, died Sunday, May 14 at
Lexington County Medical Center. She was a member of State Street Baptist
Church in Cayce.
She was preceded in death by; husband, Edger G Dor; and parents, Edward and
Linda Brummitt Steele. Survivors include; son, Charles Davis of W. Col.,
South Carolina; daughters, Mary Ann Treece of Largo, Florida, Faye Tye of
Lavonia, Georgia, and Joyce Davis of Walland, Tennessee; seven grandchildren;
thirteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Family will receive friends at Roach Mortuary at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 20,
followed by graveside funeral services at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ralph Cordell
officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

EDGAR "Eddie" JONES, Jr, 66, of Dayton, Ohio, died Sunday, May 7 at his home.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by; parents, Edgar and Cora Richardson Jones, Sr;
brother, Ernest Jones; sisters, Lorene Talbert, and Hazel Sharp. Survivors
include; son, Eddie Steve Jonesof Dayton, Ohio; daughters, Sandie Jones, and
Vickie Parsons, both of Dayton, Ohio; brother, Jack Jones of LaFollette;
sisters, Peggy Guyton of Knoxville, Ruby Paul of Florida, and Margie Bell
Jones of Dayton, Ohio; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews; and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held graveside Thursday, May 11 with Bro. Carl Bradshaw
officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Martin Wilson Funeral
Home of LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

LAWRENCE PHILLIPS, 82, of Knoxville, died Sunday, May 14 at Mariner Health
Care in Norris.
He was preceded in death by parents, Luther and Millie Phillips; brothers,
Lowell and Ray Phillips; and wife, Ila Phillips. Survivors include;
daughters, Pene Lewis of Norris, Beth Reynolds, and Jessica Miller, both of
Knoxville; stepdaughter, Charlotte Phillips of Sacramemto, California;
stepson, Fred Roland Phillips of Andersonville, Tennessee; nine
grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; four nephews; and two nieces.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 17 at Holley - Gamble Funeral Home
in Lake City with Richard Scates officiating. Interment will follow today
(Thursday) at 10 a.m. in Norris Memorial Gardens.

BEDFORD PRATER, 81, of LaFollette, died Wednesday, May 10 at St. Mary's
Medical Center of Knoxville. He was a member of First Independent Missionary
Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by; first wife, Vasta Prater; step-son, Francis
Sellers; parents, Ben and Ann Prater; brother, Roy Prater; half brothers,
Frank and Truman Prater; sister, Frances Prater; half-sister, Gracie Hembree.
Survivors include; wife, Katy Prater; daughter, Kathy Harding of Jacksboro;
step-sons, Ray Sellers of Pioneer, Morris Wilson, and Ronnie Wilson, both of
LaFollette; step-daughters, Margie Fiest, Mildred Helton, Marlene Quirk,
Donna Davis, and Doris Smith, all of LaFollette, Marie Wilson, and Carolyn
Norman, both of Jacksboro, Lula Bell Milam of Tip City, Ohio, and Joyce
Sparks of Las Vegas, Nevada; sister, Hattie Flint of LaFollette;
grandchildren, Susan Underwood, and Christopher Harding, both of LaFollette;
several step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of
relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 12 in Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Derrick Hembree officiating. Interment followed in Queener

LLOYD VERNON REYNOLDS, 61, of Jellico, died Tuesday, May 9 at Jellico
Community Hospital.
He is survived by; son, Eric Reynolds; daughters, Tina, Holly, and Nicole;
grandchildren, Justin, and Jacob; brother, Carl Reynolds of Tampa, Florida;
sisters, Blanche Estep, and Mildred Matheny, both of Jellico.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 11 at Harp Funeral Home Chapel with
Rev. Durand Dixon officiating. Interment followed in Lot Cemetery.

JEWELL P. SHARP, 75, of LaFollette, died Friday at St. Mary's Medical Center,
Knoxville. She was a member of LaFollette First Baptist Church, Order of the
Eastern Star, and Daughters of the Nile.
She was preceded in death by; husband, Robert Estes Sharp; parents, Robert
and Mary Pennington Parrott; sister-in-law, Ethel Woodson; and best friend,
Alma Gray. Survivors include; son, Robert E. "Bob" Sharp, Jr. of Knoxville;
daughters, Sherry Bull of Machiponga, Virginia, and Mary Dee Bruce of
LaFollette; sisters, Janice Parrott of LaFollette, and Joy Speigel of
Bristol, Tennessee; several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
Funeral services were held Monday at LaFollette First Baptist Church.
Interment followed in Campbell Memorial Gardens. Family requests in lieu of
flowers, memorials may be sent to Alzheimer's Association, 600 Henley Street,
Knoxville, Tn. 37902, or Shriner's Crippled Children Fund, % Glenn Day, 312
Weirwood Drive, Jacksboro, Tn. 37757. Walters Funeral Home, LaFollette, in
charge of arrangements.

POLLY E. SMIDDY, 63, of Swan River, Minnesota, died Saturday, April 8 at her
home. She was a member of Independent Baptist Mission in Hibbing, Minnesota.
She was preceded in death by; husband, Wm. Tom Smiddy ; daughters, Mona Leisa
Belgrave, and Melody D. Daley, both of Jacobson, Minnesota; sons, Wm. Tom
Smiddy, Jr. of North Little Rock, Arkansas, and Timothy ?R. Smiddy of
Norfold, Virginia; sister, Bobbie Ann Smith of Caryville; seven
grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 12 at Anderson-Daniels Funeral
Home in Hibbing, Minnesota with Rev. David Sundeen, Rev. Frank Combs, and
Rev. John Peters officiating. Interment followed in Sago Township Cemetery. A
memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 20 in the
Holley-Gsamble Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Seeber and Rev. Caswell
Barnes officiating. Family will recieve friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. at
the funeral home Saturday, May 20.

CLAUDE P. SMITH, Jr, 78, of Cane Creek, Kentucky, died Sunday, may 14 at
Jellico Community Hospital, he was a member of Clearfork Baptist Church, a
U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a retired coal miner.
He is survived by wife, Anna Mae Smith; daughters, Linda Worley of Cane
Creek, kentucky, Darlene Moses of Pleasant View, Kentucky; sons, Danny Whayne
Smith, and Tommy Joe Smith, both of Cane Creek, kentucky; brothers, paul
Smith of Cane Creek, kentucky, and David Smith of Toledo, ohio; sisters,
Della Lawson of Cane Creek, Kentucky, Stella Lawson of Lot, Kentucky, and
BerthaCrawford of Toledo, Ohio; sixteen grandchildren; and thirteen
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, may 17 at Clearfork Baptist
Church with Rev. Horace Partin and Rev. Ewell Lawson officiating. Interment
followed in Clearfork Cemetery. Cox & Son Funeral Home in charge of

MARTHA NEVADA TREADWAY, 99, died Monday, May 8 at Briarcliff Healing Center,
Oak Ridge.
She was preceded in death by; husband, James Treadway; sons, Ben, and Howard;
daughter, Mary Baytes; parents, Swan and Cathrine Davis, and sister, Bertha
Sawyer. Survivors include; daughters, Margaret Harrison, Virginia Marsee,
Ruth Grubb, Jewell Edwards; sons, John, Tom, Aaron "Bud", Harold, and Hugh;
special granddaughter, Pat Harrison; sister, Emma Plemmons; brother, Thurmon
Tredway; twenty-three grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; and
fourteen great-great-grandchildren.; and ten step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held graveside today (Thursday), May 11 with Rev.
Bill Gaylor officiating in Hill Cemetery. Reece Funeral Home in charge of
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