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Subject: [TNMORGAN] Obits From The LaFollette Press 24 Jan 2002
Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2002 20:56:43 EST


>From The LaFollette Press 24 Jan 2002

RANDALL WELCH, 47, of Speedwell, died on Jan. 22 at Erlanger Burn Center in
Chattanooga, Tenn., He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He was preceded in death by parents Viola and Lawrence Welch.
He is survived by brothers Dan, Larry, and Harold, all of Speedwell and Bruce
of Morristown; sisters Wilma Sumpter of Speedwell and Alma Collette of
LaFollette.
A military service is pending at Coffery Funeral Home in Harrogate.

EVERETTE L. IVEY, of Sauk Village, Ill., formerly of LaFollette, died on
Friday, Jan. 11 at St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights. He was a machinist
at Thrall Car Co., in Chicago Heights and a member of the Boiler Makers Union.
He was preceded in death by parents Lisa and Mack Ivey; brothers Vernon,
Porter, Clyde, Fred; sisters Gertie Cooper, Gladys Ivey.
He is survived by wife Ginger and daughter Debra Livingston of Sauk Village,
Ill.; brothers James and Bill of LaFollette; sisters Edith Walden of
LaFollette and Marie Leach of LaFollette.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Smits Funeral Home Steger, Ill.,
Interment was in the Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Steger, Ill.

AMY CARSON BRIDGES, 92, of Norwood, Ohio, formerly of Elk Valley, Tenn.,
died. on Jan. 18 at Hospice of Cincinnati, Ohio.
She was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by parents Will and Sally Laxton Carson.
She is survived by daughters Hazel Bridges of Knoxville, Wanda Bingham of
Batavia, Ohio; sons Homer Bridges of Monroe, Ohio, Harold Bridges of
Maineville, Ohio, Herstle Bridges of Cincinnati, Ohio; nine grandchildren, 13
great-grandchildren; brother Dailey Carson of Huntsville.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 21 at the Cox and Son Chapel with Rev.
Ellis Hoskins officiating. Interment was in the Valley View Cemetery.
Cox and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

ARTHUR LEE NEWCOMB, 62, of Knoxville, died on Saturday, Jan. 12 at Ft.
Sanders Hospital in Knoxville.
He is survived by wife Ruby Evans of Newcomb; mother Ethel Spurlock;
half-brothers Ted Alsip, Glen Spurlock of Jellico, Alfred Alsip of Knoxville;
half-sister Margie Lee of Sweetwater, Tenn.; three sons and three
step-daugthers.
Funeal services were Monday, Jan. 14 at the Llewellyn Funeral Home in Jellico
with Rev. Jerome Walden and Rev. Jerome Walden and Rev. Leonard Rocky Johnson
officiating. Interment was in the Douglas Cemetery.
Llewellyn Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of arrangements.

EVA LUCILLE SILER, 61, of LaFollette, died on Friday, Jan. 18 at the
Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of Habersham Baptist
Church.
She was preceded in death by father William Burns.
She is survived by husband Dewitt Siler of LaFollette; daughter Madeline
Wilson of LaFollette; daughter Teressa Asbury of Jacksboro and Linda McNealy
of Jellico; five grandchildren; mother Mae Watkins of LaFollette; brother
Dewey Watkins Jr. of Habersham; Jerry Watkins of Speedwell and Henry Watkins
of LaFollette; sisters June Wishoun of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Betty
Heinrick of Fairfield, Ohio, Edith Gillenwater and Ann Campbell, Nancy
Brandenburg, all of LaFollette and Alta Gross of Cincinnaiti, Ohio.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 21 in the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral
Home with Rev. James Bolton officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove
Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

LINDA SUE MARKEL, 53, of Caryville, died Friday, Jan. 11 at the St. Mary's
Medical Center of Knoxville. She was a member of the Ridgeview Baptist Church
in Caryville.
She is survived by daughter Alisha Markel of Knoxville; son Jeffrey Markel of
New Orleans, La.; parents John and Dale Donald of Caryville; sister Rita
Wilson of Prattville, Al.; brother John Donald of Caryville.
Funeral services were at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with Rev.
Ernest Ward officating. Interment will be private.
Holley-Gambele Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

JERRY G. BRUCE, 61, of Waldo, Florida, formerly of LaFollette, died on
Thursday, Jan. 17. He owned and operated Coleman Electric since 1975 and He
was a veteran of the US Army and a Mason.
He is survived by his wife Juanita; three daughters Anne Dove, Nancy Davis
and Cathy Flint; four brothers James, Ken, Gene and Mack; two sisters Azelle
Luerson and Marie Llick and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday in the Town and County Funeral Home with Rev.
Jim Dubois and Rev. J.T. Asbury officiating. Interment was in the Riverside
Memorial Park.
Town and County Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

MARY LOU GREEN, 84, of Dickson, Tenn., died on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the
Horizon Medical Center of Dickson, Tenn. He was a member of Walnut Grove
Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by husband Clarence Green and five children.
He is survived by son Jerry Green of Jacksboro; daughter Brenda Donaldson of
Dickson, Tenn., Pamela Brazzell of Charloette, Tenn., Carolyn Baker of
Knoxville and Patty Green of Jacksboro; brother Garfeld Leach of Cincinnati,
Ohio; sisters Jessie Green of Jacksboro and Joy Ayers of LaFollette; 18
grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday at Martin Wilson Chapel. Interment was in the
Cumberland View Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

LUM PIERCE, 90, of Clairfield, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Jellico
Community Hospital.
He was preceded in death by wife Edith Pierce; parents Charlie and Hattie Ann
Pierce; sisters Mary and Margie; brothers Fred, Jim and John.
He is survived by son Jack Pierce of Clairfield; brothers Charles Pierce,
Robert Pierce and Frank Pierce; sisters Sarah Adams, Lorene Miller and Louise
Taylor; five grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Friday, Jan.18 at the White Oak Church of God with Rev.
Paul Cox and Rev. Jimmy Bowman officiating. Interment was in the Cliff
Cemetery at Clairfield.
Harp Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of arrangements.

SYLVESTER TERRY, 76, of Roses Creek, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the
Jellico Community Hospital. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.
He was preceded in death by parents Gilbert and Anne Gibson Terry.
He is survived by wife Alzada Kemplen Terry of Roses Creek; son Donny Terry
of Roses Creek; daughters Rosalie Partin of Lake Station, Triba Sue Hopkins
of Troy, Ohio; sisters Lula Rogers of Rose Creek and Edith Osborne of
Clairfield; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and one
great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services were Friday, Jan. 18 at the Cox and Son Chapel with Rev.
Floyd King officiating. Interment was in the Kemplen Cemetery.
Cox and Son is in charge of arrangements.

LORENSO "Lawrence" J. COMPARONI, 67, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, died on
Monday, Jan. 14 at St. Lucie Medical Center. He was Catholic faith.
He is survived by wife Marilyn of Port St. Lucie, Florida; sons Lorenso
Comparon III of Boone, North Carolina, Richard Comparoni of Miami Beach,
Florida and Donald Comparoni of Portage, Michegan; daughters Mary Lynn
Freeman of Waterford, Michenge, Therese Comparoni of Boynton Beach, Florida;
sisters Betty Jo Morin of Lewiston, Frances Rososky of Waterford, Michene;
brothers James Comparoni of White Lake, Michenge and Alax Comparoni
Waterford, Michenge; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A mass was celebrated and Christian Burial was on Saturday, Jan. 19 at St.
Buniface Catholic Church in Jellico. Interment was in the St. Boniface
Catholic Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute to St. Boniface Catholic
Cemetery in Jellico.
Cox and Son is in charge of arrangements.

FRANCIS SHIRLEY BENG SHARP, 65, of Perry, Georgia, formerly of Jellico, died
on Saturday, Jan. 12 at Perry Hospital of Perry, Georgia.
She is survived by sons Johnny Wayne Sharp of Perry, Georgia, Gary Sharp of
Juliett, Georgia and Greg Sharp of Bolingbroke, Georgia; sister Vivian Lynch
of Jellico; brothers Claude Benge of Oak Ridge and J.M. Benge of Macon
Georgia.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 14 at Jellico Cemetery with Rev. Danny
Moses officiating.
Llewellyn Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of arrangements.

HUGH M. MILLER, 69, of LaFollette, died on Monday, Jan. 21 at the St. Mary's
Medical Center of Campbell County. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict
and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by parents Alf and Mable Irvin Miller; sister
Margaret Queener; brother Leon Miller.
He is survived by wife Gladys Miller of LaFollette; son Michael Miller of
Knoxville; sisters Virginia Lay of Caryville; brother H.A. Miller of
LaFollette and Robert Lee Miller of Oak Ridge; one granddaughter.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the Chapel of Martin Wilson
Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Queener officiating. Interment was in the
Campbell County Memorial Gardens.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

DELLA WILLIAMS, 72, of Lake City, died on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the NHC
Healthcare in Oak Ridge. She was a member of Deep Springs Baptist Church in
Heiskell.
She was preceded in death by her parents Assuero and Sarah Wright Zacchi;
brothers John, Pete and Louis Zacchi.
She is survived by husband Omer Williams of Lake City; daughter Sarah Owsley
of Oak Ridgel sons Pette Williams of Lake City and Clerden Williams of Lake
City; brother William Zacchi and Clinton; sister Mary Smith of Michigan and
four grandchildren.
Funeral services were Thursday, Jan. 17 in the Chapel with Rev. Jerry
Copeland and Rev. Tom Byrge officiating. Interment was in the Sartan Cemetery.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City is in charge of arrangements.

CLYDE D. HENEGAR, 80, of Lexington, Ky, formerly of Jellico, died on
Saturday, Jan. 12. He was a retired accountant and office manger for C.E.
Pennington Construction Co and was a member of the Southern Heighs Baptist
Church, a former L & N Railroad employee and a Mason and a Shriner and a U.S.
Army veteran of Work War II.
He was preceded in death by parents Verdie Madison and Artie Archer Henegar.
He is survived by wife Imogene Meadows Henegar; son Leland Wayne Henegar of
Centerville, Ohio; sister Kathryn Lester of Dallas, Texas; brothers Farrell
Henegar of Orlando, Florida and Tom Henegar of New Haven, Mich. and two
grandchildren.
Funeral services wer3e Tuesday at W.R. Milward Mortuary-Southland of
Lexington by entombment at Blue Grass Memorial Gardens. Memorial
contributions are suggested to Southern Heights Baptist Church, 3408 Clays
Mill Road, Lexington, Ky. 40503 or Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria
Ave., Lexington, Ky., 40504.

MARGARET CAMPBELL BRUCE, 100, of Pioneer, died on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at
LaFollette Nursing Home. She was a Christian and of the Church of God Faith
and attended the Stanfield Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her husband Garrett Franklin Bruce; sons Willie
C. Bruce and Ted Bruce; parents Travis and Nancy Campbell; brothers William
Campbell, Dink Campbell and Monroe Campbell; sisters Hattie Ayers, Bertha
Ayers and Sarah Ayers.
She is survived by two daughters Jessie Hicks and Willie Bernice Hicks, both
of Jellico; sons Raymond Bruce of Leavenworth, Washington, Floyd Bruce of
LaFollette, James Bruce of Peshastain, Washington, Rev. Herman (Carlo) Bruce
of LaFollette, Edd Bruce of Norris, Rev. Delmus Bruce of LaFollette, Ray
Bruce of LaFollette and Vernon Bruce of LaFollette; 45 grandchildren, 89
great-grandchildren, 24 great-great grandchildren and two
great-great-great-grandchildren; brother George Campbell of LaFollette.
Funeral services were Saturday at Stanfield Church of God with Rev. Steve
Bruce and Rev. Ron Bruce officiating. Interment was in the Melvin Cemetery.
Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is in charge of arrangements.

FRED HERSHEL GIBVSON, 82, of LaFollette, formerly of Scott County, died on
Saturday at St. Mary's Hospital in LaFollette. He was a retried coal miner,
and a Cabnet Maker and a Mason.
He is preceded in death by parents Joseph and Eva Franks Gibson; wife Edith
Keaton Gibson; son Robert and daughter Estalene; brothers Burrt and Leslie
Gibson; sisters Lillian Cotton and Betty Jo Keathley; four infant sisters and
two infant brothers.
He is survived by brothers Douglas W. Gibson Sr. of Jacksboro.
Funeral services were Monday in the Chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with
Rev. Hertis Phillips officating.
West-Murley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

JAMES M. (Jimmy) MALICOTE, 88, of LaFollette, died on Sunday, Jan. 20 at St.
Mary's Rehab and Health Center. He was a charter member of Indiana Avenue
Baptist Church and was a retired steamfitter of Local #102 of Knoxville for
52 years and a emplyee for 25 years at Y-12, K-25 and X-10 in Oak Ridge and
worked f9 years for TVA and 3 years for Dupont in Chattanooga, Tenn., He was
a member of Masonic Lodge # 623 LaFollette, Royal Arch and 32 Degree Mason,
was a charter member of Scottish Rite Bodies of Knoxville, Tenn., He was a
past patron of Cumberland Mountain, Chapter Order of the Eastern Star # 137.
He received and Honor Plaque from the Army Engineers for the special work he
did during World War II in Oak Ridge.
He was preceded in death by parents John and Sally Wright Malicote; brother
Casper Malicote; sister Mary Collingsworth.
He is survived by wife Ruby Boles Malicote; brother George Boles and Savage,
all of Wilder, Tenn.; sisters Lecta Stephens, Brenda Stults of Clarkrange,
Tenn., and Sue Bowden of Jamestown, Tenn.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral
Home with Rev. Mark Partin officiating. Interment was in the Woodlawn
Cemetery.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

BENNY BURGIN DOUGLAS, 63, of Hamilton, formerly of Habersham. He served in
the United States Army stationed as the driver of the Company Chaplin in
Bamberg, Germnay. He worked at Liberal Markets for 31 years, spending 15 of
those years as Manager at the Pleasant Avenue store in Lidenwald. He joined
the Hamilton Provision Company as Sales Manager and in January, bought the
business with his son Doug.
He was preceded in death by his parents Foster and Lucy (Faulkner) Douglas.
He is survived by his wife Claudette (Schwartz) Douglas; daughter Jennifer
Douglas of West Chester; son Doug Douglas of Liberty Township; brothers James
Edward Douglas of Jellico, Rev. Samuel Douglas of LaFollette, Clifford
Douglas of Jellico, Ervin Douglas of Sevierville, Winfred Douglas of
Jacksboro, Harvey Douglas of Springtown, Texas and Carl Douglas of Ringgold,
Georgia and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 14 at the Avance Funeral Home in
Fairfield, Ohio. Interment was in the Rose Hill Burial Park. Memorial
contributions may be directed to Fairfield Church of Christ, 745 Symmes Road,
Fairfield, Ohio 45014 or the Humane Association of Butler County, 5225
Hamilton-Trenton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011.

ANNA CHRISTINE ROBINSON, 90, of Dayton, formerly of Campbell County, died on
Jan. 15. She held postions of leadership and teaching at First Baptist Church
in Jacksboro and in Loyall, Ky. and served as treasurer of Bryan College's
Womens Auriliary. She and her husband served as Pioneer Home Mission Aries in
the mountain counties of Kentucky for eleven years, where they organized
Rural Sunday schools and Established two churches.
She is survived by husband Charles H. Robinson; daughter Charlotte McSpadden,
Dayton; sons Marshall of Glastonbury, Connecticut, James of Greensboro, North
Carolina, Fred Hendersonville of North Carolina, William of Richmond, K.;
sister Lydia Weber of Spring House of Penna., and 13 grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren.

CHARLEY KENNEDY, age 67 of 1208 Martin Lane, LaFollette, passed away Tuesday,
January 22, 2002 at his home. He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed
fishing, socializing, and his family.
He was preceded in death by parents, Silas and Bessie Rector Kennedy;
Brothers, John, Alfred, and Sterling Kennedy; Sister, Martha Owens;
Daughter-in-law, Meche Kennedy.
Mr. Kennedy is survived by wife, Lita Kennedy of LaFollette; Son, David
Kennedy of Hobart, IN; Daughters and Sons-in-law, Peggy and Mike Patterson of
LaPorte, IN; Cindy and Gary Cable of Union Mills, IN; Sharon and Craig
Sonnier of Lake Station, IN; 6 granddaughters, 5 grandsons and 3
great-granddaughters, Brothers, Ervin Kennedy of Lake City; Hubert Kennedy of
Dearborn, MI and brother and Sister-in-law, Steve and Maxine of LaFollette;
Sisters and Brothers-in-law, Sara and John Kish; Marie and Jim Manning and
Janice and Clyde King all of LaFollette; several nieces and nephews and a
host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Thursday, January 24, 2002 in
the Chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette, TN. The body of Mr.
Kennedy will then be taken to Edmonds and Evans Funeral Home in Portage, IN
where the family will receive friends from 4 til 8 PM Sunday, January 27,
2002. Graveside services will be 2 PM Monday, January 28, 2002, in Heritage
Cemetery in Portage, IN.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette is in charge of the arrangements.

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