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Subject: [TNMORGAN] Knoxville News Sentinel Obituaries 8/9
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 14:43:40 +0200


ANGUS, EDITH E. - age 106 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully, Thursday
Aug. 7, 2008, at NHC Nursing Home on Emerald Ave. with Herbert Dean Hicks
Sr. by her side. She lived with her adopted family for the past five years.
We would like to thank the staff of NHC and Caris Health Care for the love
and care they gave to her. She was the oldest member of Fountain City United
Methodist Church and active in the United Methodist Women. She was a
graduate of Central High School. She was a telephone operator back when the
phones were plug-ins, and you had to call the operator to make a call. Edith
loved to travel. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Maynard
Angus, Sr.; and her son, Joseph Maynard Angus, Jr. Family and friends will
meet at 10:45 AM Monday August 11, 2008, at Lynnhurst Cemetery for an 11:00
AM graveside service with Rev. Jim Whedbee and Mr. John Needy officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Christian Home Builders Sunday
School Class. In lieu of flowers family has requested school supplies be
donated to Fountain City United Methodist Church in her name for the needy
children in the area. Friends may call at their convenience to
Gentry-Griffey Chapel.

EARNEST, LUELLA LOVIN - age 85, of Chuckey, passed away Thursday, August 7,
2008 at Johnson City Medical Center. Mrs. Earnest was a member of the Cedar
Grove Methodist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star. She attended
Hiwassee College and at the age of 16 began teaching in Monroe County. After
20 years away from teaching to raise her children, she returned to teaching
in Greene County at Chuckey Elementary until her retirement at age 65. She
was loved by her many friends and family. She enjoyed reading, the Christmas
season, cooking and the color red. She will always be missed. She is
survived by her husband, Howard Earnest Sr.; one daughter and son-in-law,
Laura Earnest Leatherwood and Daniel Leatherwood of Birmingham, AL; one son
and daughter-in-law, Howard Earnest, Jr. and Kathryn Sampeck of Bloomington,
IL; seven grandchildren, Loren Cline, Erin Kate Leatherwood, Sarah
McIlvaine, Kate Earnest, Isaac Earnest, Henry Earnest and Sam Earnest; two
great-grandchildren, Ava Luella Cline, and Emma Christine Cline; one
brother: Aubin Lovin; two sisters, Leoma Lewellyn Johnanna Hunt; a very dear
friend, Lucera de Guzman; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Earnest
was preceded in death by her parents, John Harvey and Pearl Anna Young
Lovin; two sisters, Grace Jones and Arbrie Bainbridge; two brothers, Norman
Lovin and Claude Lovin. The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday,
August 10, 2008 at the Chuckey United Methodist Church with Rev. Walter
Isley officiating. Interment will follow the service at Chuckey Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Horatio Guzman, Rex Timbs, George Jessie, Dan
Leatherwood, James McAfee, Alan Corley, Wayne Lingerfelt, and John Lovin.
The family will receive friends at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home from 2-4 and
6-8 on Saturday, August 9, 2008. Condolences may be sent to the Earnest
family at:

FARRELL, TRUDY LEE WALKER age 44, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday
August 7, 2008 at the home of her mother. Member of Fairview Baptist
Tabernacle in Sweetwater, she was a 20 year veteran educator currently
serving as a 5th grade class room teacher with Browns Intermediate School
with the Sweetwater City School System. Trudy served as a volunteer with
Kids world, Habitat for Humanity, and Knoxville Union Rescue Mission.
Preceded in death by her father: Austin Ford Walker. Survivors include
husband of 10 years: Jerry D. Farrell, son: Elijah Austin Farrell, step-son:
Michael Shawn Farrell, all of Sweetwater, mother: Zelma Lee Guy Walker, of
Oak Ridge, sister: Penelope Dawn Walker, of Oak Ridge, brother: Larry David
Walker, of Knoxville, father and mother-in-law: Jerry Lee and Carole Ann
Farrell, of Sweetwater, sister-in-law: Pamela Denise Farrell, of Paint Rock,
numerous family and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday
August 9, 2008, at the Fairview Baptist Tabernacle Church in Sweetwater from
4:00P.M. until 8:00P.M. with funeral services to follow at 8:00P.M. with
Rev. Johnny Carr officiating. Interment 2:00P.M. Sunday in the Sweetwater
Valley Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the
Sweetwater Education Foundation, St. Jude Children's Hospital, American
Cancer Society<>;,
or Habitat for Humanity. Kyker Funeral Home, Sweetwater, in charge of

LANKFORD, RICHARD - age 68, of the Mt. Vernon community, Tellico Plains,
passed away, Thursday, August 7, 2008 at home. He was retired from Supra
Boat and worked with A B Plumbing & Repairs. Preceded in death by parents,
Riley & Ethel Lankford and brothers, John Wesley Lankford & J.W. Lankford.
He will be greatly missed. He was well loved by his wife and all his
friends. Survivors, wife, Catherine Lankford; daughters and sons-in-law,
Gretta and Wayne Widner, Janice Lankford, all of Graham, TX, Gladys and
James Pesterfield, Mt. Vernon, Roberta and Steve Page, Ringgold, Ga.; sons
and daughters-in-law, Robert and Cindy Lankford, Madisonville, Allen and
Sandra Lankford, Brownwood, TX; 16 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, 4
sisters, 2 brothers. Special thanks to the hospice nurses Dianne Whittaker,
Martie Janeway, Darlene Raisor. Graveside Service and Interment 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, New Bethel Cemetery, Rev. Ollie Lankford, Rev. Linton Watson
officiating. Family will receive friends 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Saturday at
Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville.

LOLLAR, DARLENE F. - of Clinton, TN gave in to a long struggle with illness
and went home to be with her Savior on August 4, 2008. She was of the
Baptist faith. She joins her earthly father, James Fain, her brother Donnie
Fain, her grandparents Trotter and Rolen, and other family and friends gone
on before. She leaves behind her husband and best friend Jamie Lollar; her
son Jamie Loveday; mother Dorothy Wyatt; nephew Dustin Fain; numerous close
family members and friends. She will be deeply missed until that day when we
are all together with her again. A memorial service will be held on Monday,
August 11, 2008, l0:00 a.m., at Middlebrook Gardens, 9020 Middlebrook Pike,
Knoxville, TN. The family will welcome friends following the service.
Memorials may be made in her memory to your favorite charity. Arrangements
by Cremation Options, Inc. (865) 6WE-CARE (693-2273)

MASON, ALBERT CHILD - 86 of Knoxville, TN passed away August 7, 2008 after a
brief illness. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Martha, and his
daughter, Mary. Other survivors include: double first cousin, Robert M.
Child (Lorraine); brother in law, Hugh Duncan (Yvonne); nieces and nephews,
Carol Moore (Tad), Ann Barber (RL), Chuck Hagaman (Laurel), David Hagaman;
and cousin, Bill Edmondson (Joyce). He is preceded in death by his mother,
Rowena Child Mason; father, Walter Lowell Mason; and infant brother, Walter
Jr. He attended Powell High School; then joined the Army Air Corps, where he
served as a 2nd Lt. pilot during WW 2, flying 'the hump' between India and
China. Upon completing his service he attended and graduated from the
University of Tennessee. He became employed by Roberts Company Office Supply
which he eventually owned. He was a member of First Baptist Church for 69
years, where he taught Sunday School for 30 years, and was a deacon for 7
years. He was a member of Sertoma Club, The Lion's Club, and the Masonic
Lodge. A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church, 501 West
Main Street, Knoxville, TN 37902, in the main Sanctuary on Monday the August
11, 2:00 pm, with visitation at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make
contributions to 'Fulfilling the Promise Fund' at the church. The statement
by which he led his life was, 'I said to the person who stood at the Gate of
Life, 'give me a light that I may go forth into the darkness and the
unknown'. The person replied, 'Go forth and put your hand into the hand of
God, and that shall be better to you than a light and safer than any way
known to man'. He was an exceptionally loving, kind and compassionate man
and will very, very deeply missed by his wife, daughter and a host of
friends and family. Arrangements by Cremation Options, Inc. (865) 6WE-CARE

MYERS, CARROLL "POPPY" - age 66, of Morristown, passed away August 8, 2008,
at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital after a lengthy illness. Carroll was the
owner of Carroll's Carpet Service for over 45 years, and was of the Baptist
faith. Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Jane Myers; daughters, Dawn
Harmon, and Demi (Jerry) Taylor; granddaughters Kyndal and Kaylah Harmon. He
is also survived by "special" son, Chad Walker; "special" grandchildren;
Dusty, Chrissy, Madison, and Megan Sturm; Brandon and Brieanna Sturm, and
Joselyn Walker. The family would like to thank Carroll's girls on the 4th
floor of MHHS, CCU nurses, respiratory therapists, and Dr. Sutherland and
Dr. Mejia. Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Monday, August 11, 2008
in the chapel of Mayes Family Services of Morristown with Rev. Ron Campbell
and Dr. Richard Emmert officiating, with interment to follow in Hamblen
Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday evening, 6:00 P.M.
till 9:00 P.M. at Mayes Family Services of Morristown. Mayes Family Services
of Morristown in charge of arrangements.

PITTMAN, JOE EARL - age 71 of Jefferson City passed away Friday, August 8,
2008 at his home. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. He was
preceded in death by his parents, Lottie and James Pittman; brothers,
Freddie, Claude, Robert and Earnest Pittman. Survived by sister, Effie
Clevenger of Rutledge; brothers, Clifford Pittman of Jefferson City and
Donnie Pittman of Knoxville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services,
Sunday at 8 PM, Fielden Funeral Chapel with Revs. Hollis Dunsmore and Aaron
Alder officiating. Interment at 11 AM, Monday in Westview Cemetery. The
family will receive friends Sunday from 6 - 8 PM at Fielden Funeral Home,
New Market.

STANFIELD, DURAN THOMAS - age 21, of Jacksboro, passed away Thursday, August
7, 2008 at St. Mary's in Knoxville. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church
and a pipe fitter for DC&R Construction in Sevierville. Preceded in death by
grandparents John Earl Stanfield, Thomas Bailey, Frances Jordan and cousin
Aaron Jordan. Survivors: wife: Breeanna Kimberlin Stanfield; son: Ayden Brey
Stanfield; parents: Delores Morris, Jacksboro, David & Velvet Stanfield,
LaFollette; grandparents: Mildred Stanfield, Conday Jordan, LaFollette;
brother Dustin & wife Stephanie Stanfield, Jacksboro; father &
mother-in-law: Mike and Angela Kimberlin, Jacksboro. A host of special
aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Funeral service 8 p.m.
Sunday Midway Baptist Church. Rev. Johnny Dabney, Rev. Bill Braden
officiating. Interment 11 am Monday Jacksboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers
memorials maybe made to The Duran Stanfield Fund at Peoples Bank of the
South. The family will receive friends 6 - 8 p.m. Sunday at Midway Baptist
Church. Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home.

THOMAS, MABEL Z. - age 93 of Knoxville, passed away Friday August 8, 2008 at
Elmcroft Heartland Village. Family would like to express their gratitude to
the staff of Elmcroft for their loving care given to our mother. She was a
member of Central Baptist Church Fountain City and a member of the Lydia
Sunday school class. She taught for 30 years in the Knoxville and Knox
County School before her retirement. She is preceded in death by her husband
of 48 years James L. Thomas. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law
Melissa (Missy) and Neil Luallen; grandchildren Alice Luallen and Jeffrey
Luallen; brothers and sisters-in-law Dr. Warner C. and Jean Zachary, William
E. Zachary and Dr. Eugene G. and Betty Zachary; several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will meet at 12:45 pm Monday at Lynnhurst Cemetery for a
1:00 pm graveside service Rev. Ron Mouser officiating. Memorials may be made
to Alzheimer's Association 2200 Sutherland Ave. Knoxville, TN 37919. Friends
may call at their convenience at Gentry-Griffey Chapel.

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