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Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 20:29:27 EST


>From The LaFollette Press 25 Jan 2001

BERTHA SHELTON BANKS, 95, of Lake City, died Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Lake
City Health Care Center. Banks was a retired teacher of Anderson County
School Systems of 42 years. She was a member of the Main Street Baptist
Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for the Grace Class for many
years. She was a former member of Delta Kappa Gamma, Eastern Star, Rebecca
Lodge, Keen Club, and Home Demonstration Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Shelton; husband
Ulys Banks; sisters Ruth Shelton Weaver, Ruby Sharp and Mae Dabney; and
brother Junior Shelton.
She is survived by sisters Virginia Foust of Lake City and Pauline Sanders of
Michigan.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Main Street
Baptist Church, followed by services at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 with Rev.
Don Martin officiating. Interment was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at
the Clinch River Cemetery of Lake City. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests that memorials may be made to the Family Life Center of the Main
Street Baptist Church.
Cox-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

JOHN C. CLAIBORNE, 71, of New Park died Friday, Jan. 19, at the University of
Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. Claiborne worked for the Harford County, Md.,
government, retiring in 1989 after 30 years of service.
He was preceded in death by parents John Earnest and Eva Love (Bailey)
Claiborne.
He is survived by wife Mildred M. (Price) Claiborne; sons John "Larry"
Claiborne of New Park, Terry L. Claiborne of Bel Air, Md., and Mark A.
Claiborne of Fawn Grove; sisters Margaret Belcher of Twelve Mile, Ind., Marie
Talley of Speedwell, and Shirley Ward of Star City, Ind.
Viewing took place 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, followed by services at 1p.m. on
Wednesday at the Kurtz Funeral Home in Jarrettsville, Md., with Rev. Dennis
McCleary officiating. Interment was held in Bel Air Memorial Gardens.
Kurtz Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

LAURA WANELDA "Junebug" COOPER, 61, of 1004 S. Highway 25W., LaFollette, died
Thursday, Jan. 18, at her home. She was a member of the New Renewed Hope Full
Gospel Church. She was a Sunday school teacher at her church. Cooper was a
devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
She was preceded in death by parents Adam and Mary Lowe Harness and 13
brothers.
She is survived by her husband, Larry J. Cooper of LaFollette; son Cliff D.
Carroll of Sparta, GA; daughters Barbara Taylor and Diana Foust of Lake City,
Sheena Tacket of Jacksboro and Margaret Ridenour and Mary Weaver, both of
LaFollette; brother Walter Harness of Chattanooga; sister Faye Hammock of
Wartburg; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and a host of other
relatives and friends.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan., 20, followed by
services on Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home
with Rev. Dan Kirby officiating. Interment was at the Riverview Cemetery in
Smoky Junction.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

HELEN LOUISE ADKINS EVANS, 49, of Jacksboro, died Friday, Jan. 19, at St.
Mary's Health System Knoxville. She was a member of High Street Baptist
Church of LaFollette.
She was preceded in death by parents Namon Levi and Pearl Byrge Adkins.
She is survived by son Jonathon Alexander Evans; brothers Harry Lee Brown,
James Adkins, and Louis Adkins all of LaFollette, and Thomas Adkins of Mt.
Vernon, Ky.; sisters Mary Heatherly of Jacksboro and Ruby Adkins of
LaFollette; three grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday followed by services at 8
p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, at Cross Chapel with Rev. Randall Heatherly and Rev.
Jerry Woods officiating. Interment was held on Monday, Jan. 22, at 12 noon,
at Bakers Forge Cemetery of LaFollette.
Cross Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

JOHN JOSEPH HAMPTON, 56, of McCaysville, Ga., died Sunday, Jan. 14, at the
family residence. Hampton was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his father, John A. Hampton.
He is survived by daughters Jennifer Kittredge of Gatlinburg, Amy J. Jones of
Knoxville and Sophie Ann Hampton of Chattanooga; mother Eva Selvia Hampton;
sisters Betty Williams of Kenton, Ga., and Carolyn Jones and Lynda Curtis,
both of Woodstock, Ga.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Cox & Son
Chapel with Rev. James Forgy officiating. Interment was in the Douglas
Cemetery.
Cox & Son was in charge of arrangements.

ELLA MAE HOOD, 63, of 116 Redwood Ln., Jacksboro, died Sunday, Jan. 21, at
her home. Mae was a member of Cumberland View Baptist Church. Mae was a
loving mother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Mitchell Hood; parents
William Robert and Ada Mae Goins Hill; brothers Hugh and Junior Hill and
sisters Georgia Lumpkins.
She is survived by daughter Judy Hood of Jacksboro; Fiancée Bill Clabough;
brother Dewey Hill of Jacksboro; sisters Bonnie Cooper of Jacksboro, Jean
Patty of Oak Ridge, and Emma West of LaPort.
Funeral services were held at 1p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Cumberland View
Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Rae Wilson officiating. Interment was held at
Cumberland View Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Martin Wilson Funeral Home.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

AILEEN MCGILL, 80, of 150 E. Elm St., LaFollette, died Sunday, Jan. 21, at
the St. Mary's Medical Center of Campbell County. McGill attended the West
Walden Church of God. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and
great-grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by husband Arthur McGill; daughter Carolyn Ruiz;
parents John and Nancy Ford Sharp.
She is survived by sons Don and Wayne McGill, both of LaFollette and Rick
McGill of Knoxville; daughters Lois Ruah of Baltimore, Md., and Joyce McGill
of Houston, Texas; brothers Cecil Archer, Dan Riggs, and Henderson Riggs, all
of LaFollette, and George Riggs of Michigan; sisters Dorothy Bolinger and
Alma Jean Daughtery, both of LaFollette; nine grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 23, before
services at 8 p.m. at Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Cordell
officiating. Interment was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 24, in Woodlawn
Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

ELLEN S. MCNEALY, 92, of Newcomb, died Thursday, Jan. 18, at Lakebridge
Health Care Center following a lengthy illness. McNealy was a housewife and a
member of the Newcomb Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer McNealy; five brothers and
five sisters.
She is survived by daughters Jewel Davis of Johnson City, Tenn., and Jean
Siddall of Toledo, Ohio; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and
three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Cox & Son
Chapel with Rev. Jerry Yancey officiating. Interment was in the Douglas
Cemetery.
Cox & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
WILLIAM V. MEADOWS, 79, of Wheeler Lane, LaFollette, died Sunday, Jan. 21, at
the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Meadows was a member of the
First Baptist Church of Jacksboro.
She was preceded in death by husband, Edward Meadows.
She is survived by sisters Zona Reese of Baltimore, M.d., and Billie Sparks
of Jacksboro; several nieces and friends.
The family received friends Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the
First Baptist Church of Jacksboro. The funeral followed at 8 p.m. with Dr.
Charles Parker officiating. Interment was held at Crest Lawn Cemetery in
Baltimore, Maryland. In lieu of flowers family request donations be made to
the First Baptist Church of Jacksboro.
Roach Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CAROLYN ANN NORTON MILLER, 52, of 505 South 14th St., LaFollette died
Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Ft. Sanders West. Carolyn was a member of Hillcrest
Baptist Church. Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and
daughter who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also
enjoyed life.
She is preceded in death by her father Bill Norton and brothers Bobby and
Charles Norton.
She is survived by husband George Miller of LaFollette; son Jamie Miller of
Lake City; mother Virginia Powell Norton of Duff; brothers Billy Norton of
Jacksboro and Jeff and Greg Norton, both of LaFollette; sisters Kathy Martin
of Jacksboro, Tammy Dick of LaFollette, and Dorothy Marshall of Lake City; 1
grandson and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 8:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, in the chapel of
Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Howard and Rev. Randy Comer
officiating. Interment was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in Bakers Forge
Cemetery. The family received friends Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. before the
services.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

CLEO MONDAY, 80, of LaFollette, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, at St. Mary's
Medical Center of Campbell County. She was a charter member of the Community
Baptist Church in Speedwell and a devoted Sunday school teacher for 45 years.
She was preceded in death by husband Albert M. Monday; sister Beatrice
Johnson; brothers Hobart, Hugh, and Mitchell Turner.
She is survived by daughters Shirley Danis of Dayton Ohio, and Susie Carroll
of LaFollette; sister Oral Cadle of Helenwood, Tennessee; three
grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. at Community Baptist
Church with Rev. Eddie Hoskins and Rev. Jimmy Branscomb officiating. Family
received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Walters Funeral Home. Interment
was held at Academy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that
memorials be sent to the Community Baptist Church, c/o Eddie Hoskins, P.O.
Box 122, Speedwell, Tennessee, 37870.
Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

EDITH FLORENCE MORGENTHAL, 81, of 197 School Rd., Jacksboro, died Sunday,
Jan. 21, at St. Mary's Medical Center of Campbell County. Morgenthal was a
member of First Baptist Church of Lake City. She was also a member of Order
of the Eastern Star.
She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley A. Morgenthal and parents
Francis and Marlene Myrtle Bailey Dabney.
She is survived by her brother, James W. Dabney of Bridgetown, New Jersey;
sister Imogene Thomas of Jacksboro; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the chapel of Martin
Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Arnold officiating. Interment was held
at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, in Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio. The
family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. before services at Martin
Funeral Home.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

ELWOOD "Woody" PAGE, 66, of Speedwell, died Monday, Jan. 15, at Briar Cliff
Nursing Facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Page retired from the Ford Motor
Company in Indianapolis after 30 years of service. He was also a member of
the United Auto Workers Union and the Masonic Lodge.
He is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Frances Choate Page; wife
Naomi Stephens Page; brothers Roy and Delmer Ray Page.
He is survived by sons Darin Page of Noblesville, Ind., David Page of
Montana, and Mike Page of Indianapolis; brothers Wilbur Page of West Palm
Beach, Fla., Odell Page of Somerset, Ky.; sister Wanda Dodson of Somerset,
Ky.; half-sisters Elsie Marcum of New Albany, Ind., and Lula Brown of New
Castle, Ind.; four grandchildren.
Funeral were held Saturday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at the Hickman Strunk Funeral
Home in Whitley City, Ky., with Bro. Rufus Hughes officiating. Interment was
held at the Holloway Cemetery in Whitley City, Ky. The family received
friends on Friday, Jan. 19, after 6 p.m. at the Hickman Strunk Funeral Home.
Hickman Strunk Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

BILL E. PARROTT, 57, of Morristown , Tenn., died Saturday, Jan. 20, at
Morristown Hamblen Health System Hospital. He was formerly employed by McCall
Corporation and Kimberly Clark. Parrott was a member of the Pleasant View
Baptist Church of Talbott, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by father Charlie Parrott; sister Shirley Marlow.
He is survived by his wife Judy Davis Parrott of Morristown; mother Viola
Parrott of LaFollette; brothers Charles Parrott of Powell, R.L. Parrott of
Bellvue, Kentucky, Arvil Parrott of Newport, Ky., and Ken Parrott of Dayton,
Ohio; sisters Jackie Waldroop of Lawrence Ky,, Janice Osborne of Englewood,
Ohio, Judy Davis of Clarfield, Tenn., and Kathy Rogers of LaFollette.
Family received friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, followed by
services on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. at Cross Funeral Home. Family
requests instead of flowers, memorials be made to American Diabetes
Association., TN Affiliate Inc., 4205 Hillsboro Rd. Suite 200, Nashville, TN
37215 or Pleasant View Baptist Building Fund, 1464 Lakeshore Td., Talbott, TN
37877.
Cross Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of all arrangements.

WILMA JEAN PERKINS, 52, of Jellico, died Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Beech Tree
Manor Nursing Home in Jellico.
She is survived by daughter Angelia Renee Perkins; son Tommy Lee Bunch of
Jellico; sister Hazel Frederick of Sidney, Ohio; brothers Willard Perkins,
John L. Perkins, Billy Ray Perkins, Lewis Perkins Jr., and Erman Perkins, all
of Jellico.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Wooldridge Community
Church with Rev. David Caddell officiating. Interment was at the Douglas
Cemetery.
Lewellyn Funeral Home of Jellico was in charge of arrangements.

ETHEL LEE PILKEY, 90, of 245 Pilkey Lane, Caryville, died Jan. 19, at the St.
Mary's Medical Center of Campbell County. She was a member of the Bear Wallow
Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by husband Jake Floyd Pilkey; parents Jack and
Sinda Parks Herron; brothers Clyde, Wade, Frank, and Fred Herron; sister Mary
Pilkey.
She is survived by son Ray Pilkey of Caryville; daughter Brenda Hutchinson of
Sidney, Ohio; brothers Paul Herron of Jacksboro and Robert Herron of Oak
Ridge; sister Martha Ward of Kokomo, Ind.; eight grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren.
The family received friends on Sunday, Jan. 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. followed by
funeral service at 6 p.m. at Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette with
Rev. Jehu Parks and Rev. Don Allen officiating. Interment was held on Monday,
Jan. 22, at noon in the Harness Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

LINDSAY ETHEL MAE SHARP, 90, of 2736 Pinecrest Rd., Jacksboro, died Friday,
Jan. 5, at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Indian Creek
Baptist Church. Lindsay was the owner and operator of Lindsay's Grocery Store
for several years.
She was preceded in death by husband Rev. W. H. Lindsay; parents Thomas and
Pearlie Hill Sharp.
She is survived by daughter Wanda Phillips of Jacksboro; sons T.H. Lindsay of
Cincinnati, Ohio, Charles Lindsay of Hutchinson Island, Fla., and Delmer
Lindsay of Jacksboro; brother Troy Sharp of Knoxville; four grandchildren,
three great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, in Martin Wilson
Chapel. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at Indian Creek
Baptist Church with Rev. Ralph Leach and Rev. Bobby Ray Wilson officiating.
Interment followed at Indian Creek Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette was in charge of arrangements.

RUSSELL BETTY NANETTE STYLES, 71, of Knoxville, died Friday, Jan. 12, at the
Baptist Hospital. Styles was a member of the Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Kenneth Russell.
She is survived by sons Perry and Brent Roberts; daughters Elodia Harris and
Nanette Thomas; sister Jolene Spulda; half brother Lindsay Shelton; six
grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Monday followed by


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