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Subject: Obits From The LaFollette Press 18 Nov 2004
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 17:18:38 EST


From the LaFollette Press 18 Nov 2004

Pauline Carr age 89 of LaFollette
Robert E. Chapman age 81 of LaFollette
Howard Dople, age 56 of Jellico
Edith Douglas, age 74 of Cincinnati, OH formerly of LaFollette
Elmer Eschman, age 68 of Speedwell
Cora Anne Goins, age 104 of LaFollette
Fred Patrick Goodman, age 79 of Devonia
Alma Joyce Holman, age 76 of Duff
James McGhee, age 77 of Jellico
Mary Sue Marburger, age 63 of LaFollette
Cecil Leonard Miller, age 87 of LaFollette
Jerry Travis Mowery, age 24 of Crossville
Billy Murray, age 51 of Speedwell
Shelby Lynne Sharp, age 6 of Jacksboro
Carl Edward Seiber, age 71 of Briceville
Marion Louise Whitaker, age 90 of New Market and more recently of 104
Ridenour Lane, Jacksboro

Pauline Carr age 89 of LaFollette died at the Lake City Health Care Center in
Lake City. She was the wife of the late Dr. Walter H. Carr. A member of the
Fincastle United Methodist Church and was very active in the Home Demonstration
Club. She was well known for gardening, canning, and as a seamstress.She is
survived by her sons, Walter Carr, Ft. Washington, MD, Phil Carr of Pinedale,
WY, and Joe Carr of Crescent City, CA; five grandchildren, five great
grandchildren; several other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Nov. 12 at Fincastle United Methodist Church with Rev.
Kevin Cole officiating. Interment was at the Fincastle Methodist Church
Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to the
Fincastle Cemetery Upkeep Fund c/o Ernest C. Jones, Trustee, 401 Middlesboro Road,
LaFollette, TN 37766. Walters Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Robert E. Chapman

Robert E. Chapman age 81 of LaFollette died Nov. 7 at the St. Mary's Medical
Center of Knoxville. He was a member of the Fincastle United Methodist Church
for over 30 years. He was a long time local business man. He was in the 1st
Marine division of the U.S. Marine corps WW2. He received several medals
including the Purple Heart medal and Good Conduct medal. He participated in the
invasion Guadalcanal and Palau. He was active in coaching little league baseball
and basketball. Mr. Chapman was also an avid golfer and fisherman. He was
preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Lizzie Paul Chapman, and 12 brothers and
sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Chapman of LaFollette; sons and
daughters in law, Robert E. and Nancy Chapman Jr. of LaFollette, Curtis Lee and
Sanae Chapman of Madisonville, and Charles Randall Chapman of Loudon; .sister,
Helen Johnson; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews and host of other relatives and friends.Funeral Services were
Nov. 9 in the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Ross and
Rev. Kevin Cole officiating. Interment was in Fincastle Cemetery with full
military services by the Campbell County Honor Guard. Martin Wilson Funeral Home
was in charge of the arrangements.

Howard Dople, age 56 of Jellico died Nov. 9 at his home. He is survived by
his wife, Sonja Dople of Jellico; sons, Matt Dople of Jellico and Tim Walp of
Elk Valley; daughters, Brenda Dobson and husband, Jody of Jellico, Angel Guffey
of London, KY; grandsons, Dalton Dobson of Jellico, Derrick Walp of Elk Valley
and Nicholas Guffey of London, KY; brothers, Newman Dople of Jellico and
Millard (Junior) Dople of Elk Valley; sisters, Edna Lay of Elk Valley, Robin Dople
of Elk Valley and Alice McNeeley of Wooldridge; mother in law, Mona Prewitt
of Williamsburg, KY; a host of other relatives and many friends. Funeral
services were Nov. 11 at Harp Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Junior Dople
officiating. Interment was in the Valleyview Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by
the Campbell County Honor Guard. Harp Funeral Home was in charge of the
arrangements.

Edith Douglas, age 74 of Cincinnati, OH formerly of LaFollette died Nov. 14
at Mt. Healthy Christian Home in Springfield Township, OH.She was preceded in
death by her husbands, Hubert Douglas and Harold Conrad; parents, John William
and Lula Frances Bruce. She was the devoted mother of Peggy Benne, Penny
Weber, Pat Paul and Wayne Conrad; step-children, J.T., Gary, Ronnie and Dot; nine
grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, five step- grandchildren and four step
great grandchildren; the dear sister of Austin Bruce and Margaret Kelly;
special friend, Carol Weber Koetters; several other relatives and friends.
Graveside services and interment were in the Davis Cemetery with Rev. Delmus Bruce
officiating. Walters Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Elmer Eschman, age 68 of Speedwell died Nov. 10 in Union County. He was born
May 30, 1936 in Tennessee a son of the late Harry M. Eschman and Leatha Minton
Eschman Thomas. He resided in Michigan for many years. He was preceded in
death by his parents; son, Elmer Glenn Eschman.
He is survived by his sons, Kurt and wife, Dawn Eschman of Muskegon, MI,
Johnny and wife, Janene Moore of Walkerville, MI; daughter, LuSinda and husband,
Richard Clark of Muskegon, MI; brothers, William C. and wife, Marion Eschman of
Shelby, MI, Ronald and Tammy Eschman of Myrtle Beach, SC; sisters, Volina
Gray and Geneva and husband, Wesley Brooks of Myrtle Beach, SC; six grandchildren
and one great grandson. Memorial services were Nov. 14 at the Reece Valley
Chapel. Interment was in the Hooper Cemetery. Reece Funeral Home and Valley
Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
Cora Anne Goins, age 104 of LaFollette died Nov. 11 at Sunbridge Health and
Rehabilitation Center of LaFollette. She was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist
Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Goins; parents, John and
Martha Bailey; three brothers and three sisters, and one grandson.She is
survived by her sons and daughters in law, Boyd Goins and wife, Jean of LaFollette
, Everette Goins and wife, Wilma of Jacksboro; five grandsons, one
granddaughter, three great grandsons, four great granddaughters and two great-great
granddaughters; sister, Nora Monday of Oliver Springs; several other relatives and
friends.Funeral services were Nov. 13 with Rev. Charles Jack Goins
officiating. Interment was at the Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens. Grandsons
were pallbearers. Walters Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Fred Patrick Goodman, age 79 of Devonia died Nov. 11. He was born Nov. 13,
1924, he was the third son of Finley and Oshia Patterson Goodman. He was a
member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and Free Communion
Baptist Church. He was a retired coal miner and an avid farmer. He was preceded in
death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Billie Jo
Goodman, Devonia; daughter, Kathy Burchfield, Oak Ridge; son, Keith Goodman, Devonia;
mother in law, Hazel Phillips, Oak Ridge; brother and sister in law, Jay and
Bobbie Coday, Lake City; grandchildren, Kim Seiber and husband, Doyle of
Clinton; Chrissy Goodman and boyfriend, John Jones, Knoxville and Joe Burchfield of
Nashville; he was also recently blessed with two great grandchildren, Marli
Jones and Allison Seiber, both of whom were the joy of his life. He is also
survived by two very special extended family members, Rosemary Goodman of Oak
Ridge and Gary Burchfield of Coalfield; several nieces, nephews and a host of
friends. All were dear to his heart.Funeral services were Nov. 13 at Hatmaker
Funeral Home with Don Daugherty officiating. Interment was in the Goodman
Cemetery in Devonia. Hatmaker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Alma Joyce Holman, age 76 of Duff died Nov.14 at the U.T. Medical Center in
Knoxville. She was of the Holiness Faith. She enjoyed making crafts, sewing,
working in her flowers, pottering; she was always making something. Her
grandchildren were her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ancil and Dora
Partin Ellison; brother, Hoyt Ellison. She is survived by her husband: Thomas
Holman; sons: Jerry Holman; Terry and wife, Karen Holman all of Duff; Jimmy
Holman of Baltimore, MD; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren;
brothers, Doyle Ellison of Duff, Hoyle Ellison of Baltimore, MD, Vantoy Ellison of
Caryville, Devoy Ellison of Jellico; several nieces and nephews and a host of
other relatives and friends. Funeral Services were Nov. 17 in the Chapel of
Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. James Leach officiating. Interment was in
the Chadwell Cemetery in White Oak. Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of
the arrangements.

James McGhee, age 77 of Jellico died Nov. 12 at the Beech Tree Manor in
Jellico. He was born March 13, 1927 at Corbin, KY, the son of the late James and
Stella Cook McGhee. He is survived by his sisters, Stella Smalling of Medford,
NY, Ethel Housch of Deposit, NY; brothers, Frank Rooney, Rommy Rooney, both of
Cincinnati, OH, Michael Rooney of Long Island, NY; Graveside services were
Nov. 15 in the Douglas Cemetery with Rev. John Richardson officiating. Interment
was in the Douglas Cemetery.
Cox and Son Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Sue Marburger, age 63 of LaFollette died Nov. 10 at the St. Mary's
Medical Center of Campbell County. She was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed
crocheting, gardening and spending time with her family.She was preceded in death by
her parents, Abross and Georgie Edith Sprinkle Foley; sister, Wanda Lee
Roberts ; brother, Charles Vernon Foley. She is survived by her husband, Edwin
Marburger of LaFollette; sons, Charles Allredge of Moran Valley, CA, Josh W.
Marburger; daughters and sons-in-law, Alice Faye and Darwin Tinch, Trudy Dawn
Miller all of LaFollette; grandchildren, Christian Tinch, Fredrickia Miller,
Gabrieal and Danielle Alldredge; sisters, Charlene Gross of Wallens Creek, KY, Dean
Shelburn of Louisville, KY, Darlene Davis of Mesa, AR; several nieces and
nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial Services were Nov. 13
in the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Ronnie Poston
officiating.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Cecil Leonard Miller, age 87 of LaFollette died Nov. 12 at St. Mary's Health
and Rehab Center in LaFollette. He was retired from Campbell County Highway
Department, a U. S. Marine Veteran of WWII, a member and deacon at Coolidge
First Baptist Church, and a member of the LaFollette Masonic Lodge #623 F. & A.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hobart and Mae Miller; brothers, Ted
Miller, Bill Delap Miller, and Hoover Miller ; sister, Clautee Miller. He is
survived by his wife, Mamie Miller of LaFollette.; daughter and son-in-law,
Carol and Rudy McBee of Knoxville; daughter Connie Walker of LaFollette;
grandchildren, Wendy McBee Exum and husband, Lyn of Charlotte, NC and Rob McBee and
wife, Blair of Rome, GA, great granddaughter, Emily Jane McBee; brothers, P. T.
Miller of Clayton, OH, Clarence Miller of LaFollette, Roy Miller of
Brookville, OH, Marvin Miller of Dayton, OH, and Bryan Miller of LaFollette; sisters,
Edith Longmire, Hazel Hovater, Betty Cox, Beatrice Cox, and Opal Fontella Bogan
all of LaFollette, Maxine Bullock of Dayton, OH; Several nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends. Funeral services were Nov. 14. at Walters Chapel with
Rev. W. H. (Sonny) Longmire officiating. Graveside services and interment
were at Woodlawn Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Campbell County
Honor Guard. Masonic Rites services were conducted by LaFollette Masonic Lodge
#623 F. & A.M. Walters Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Jerry Travis Mowery, age 24 of Crossville went home to be with the Lord on
Nov. 11 at his home in Crossville. He was born Aug. 14, 1980 in Knox County to
Jerry Mowery and Donna Lindsey Mowery. He enjoyed spending time with his
friends, watching movies and playing games on his play station and was a member of
Fratersville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Rev.
George R. Lindsay, Harvey S. Mowery, Patrisha and Deliah Mowery. He is
survived by his parents, Jerry and Donna Lindsay Mowery of Crossville; special
sister, Christy Leanne Mowery, Briceville; very special niece, Deanna McCowan,
Monterey, TN; grandparents, Christine and John Leazier, Briceville, Zola Mowery,
Caryville; special cousins and friends, Brandon, Casey and Haley Prosise;
aunts, Kathy, Joyce, Pamela, Martha, Mary, Dolly, Nelly, Janie and Alma; uncles,
Rev. Jimmy Lindsay, Larry, Mitchell, Jerry, Danny Paul, Jimmy, Johnny, Claude,
David and William Mowery; a host of special cousins and friends. Funeral
services were Nov. 14 at Hatmaker Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Lindsay officiating.
Interment was in the Mountain View Baptist Church.
Hatmaker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Billy Murray, age 51 of Speedwell died Nov. 8 at the Claiborne County
Hospital in Tazewell. He was of the Baptist Faith. He enjoyed fishing and working;
especially operating heavy equipment. He was preceded in death by his father,
Billy Jack Murray; brother, Wendell Murray. He is survived by his wife, Lana
Murray; sons, Dillon Murray both of Speedwell, William Travis Murray of
Knoxville; daughters, Rachel Leanne Murray of Speedwell, Johnna Ann Murray; mother,
Rachel Jean Murray; brothers, Jerry, Kyle and Roger Murray; sister:, Devonnia
Ferguson all of LaFollette; several nieces and nephews and a host of other
relatives and friends.
Funeral Services were Nov. 11 in the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home
with Rev. Hansford Bolton and Rev. Steve Mayes officiating. Interment was in
Powell Valley Memorial Gardens and Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Shelby Lynne Sharp, age 6 of Jacksboro died Nov. 12 at the St. Mary's Medical
Center of Campbell County. She was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church. She
was preceded in death by her great grandparents, Kyle Hall, Oscar and Pearl
Kidwell, Mary Johnson. She is survived by her parents, Brad and Christy Sharp;
sisters, Ashley and Sarah Beth Sharp, all of Jacksboro; grandparents, Ronnie
and Lois Wilson and David and Karen Hall; great grandparents, Reva Hall, Albert
Johnson, Katy Wilson all of LaFollette; a host of other relatives and
friends. Funeral Services were Nov. 14 at Cedar Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie
Arnold officiating. Interment was in Bakers Forge Cemetery. Martin Wilson
Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Carl Edward Seiber, age 71 of Briceville died Nov. 14 at his residence. He
was born Nov. 14, 1933 in Anderson County to the late Lawrence and Lucy
Rutherford Seiber. He was a former Chief of the Briceville Volunteer Fire Department.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mary Jane Smith Seiber;
two sons. He is survived by his wife, Della Seiber of Briceville; son, Bobby
Seiber and wife, Lisa of Lake City; step-sons, David Braden, Crossville, Ken
Braden, Rockwood, Bobby Braden, Robbie Braden, Billy Braden and Ricky Braden, all
of Briceville; daughters, Carlene Hutchinson and husband, Eddie of Clinton
and Pat Carroll of Norris; step-daughter, Kathy Daniels, Briceville; brothers,
Ronnie Trail, Briceville, Bill Trail, LaFollette, Steve Trail, West, VA;
sister, Jean Smith, Lake City ; 18 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral
services were Nov. 16 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home with Rev. Archie Seiber
and Rev. R.C. Seiber officiating. Interment was in the Gailbraith Cemetery.
Hatmaker Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Marion Louise Whitaker, age 90 of New Market and more recently of 104
Ridenour Lane, Jacksboro died Nov. 4 at the St. Mary's Health Care Center in
LaFollette. She graduated from Maryville College and began a career in teaching in
Jefferson County that spanned 45 years. She began teaching third grade in
Strawberry Plains, she later taught high school home economics at New Market, middle
school in Jefferson County and her teaching career ended at Jefferson County
High School where she taught science. She thoroughly enjoyed her teaching
career and her pupils. After the death of her mother, she kept house for her father
until his death, after which she took on the many duties involved in farming.
She drove the tractor, mowed hay, bush hogged and managed a herd of beef
cattle. She had many hobbies such as sewing, knitting, tatting, reading genealogy
and trying new recipes. She was a lifelong member of the Wooten Chapel United
Methodist Church. She was always involved with her church and was a great
student of the Bible, who shared her knowledge by teaching Sunday School. Somehow
she acquired the reputation as the local historian of the community. She had
intended to write a book with all the material she had collected. She was a
national and international traveler and over the years she traveled extensively
and kept a daily diary of her travel adventures. She has now made her last
voyage, prepared to enter the gates of Heaven, the most important trip of her
life. She was preceded in death by her parents, John J. and Fairy Wooten Whitaker;
grandparents, Henry Clay and Sarah Waltz Whitaker and William T. and Sally B.
Hodges Wooten. She is survived by her sister, Alice Whitaker Coker of
Jacksboro; nephews, John Whitaker Coker who made his home with her on the Fairview
Farm in New Market and Joseph Grant Coker and wife, Kemper Thomson Coker of
LaFollette; great nieces, Nancy Ann Coker and Mary Alice Coker; great nephew, John
Joseph Whitaker Coker, all of LaFollette. Funeral services were Nov. 7 at
Wooten Chapel with Rev. Millard Johnson and Rev. Richie Hayes officiating.
Interment was in the New Market Cemetery. . In lieu of flowers memorials may be made
to the Wooten United Methodist Church. Fielden Funeral Home was in charge of
the arrangements.
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