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December 14, 2017

Herbert "Joe" Brunty Jr.

Herbert "Joe" Brunty Jr.

Lafollette, TN

Herbert "Joe" Brunty, Jr., age 76, of LaFollette, passed away on Saturday Dec. 9. Joe was a member of Elm Grove Baptist Church, he enjoyed farming and gardening. Preceded in death by parents, Herbert Brunty, Sr., and Myrtle Morgan Brunty; brothers, Fred Brunty and Ray Brunty;...

Harold Wayne "Pete" Carroll

Harold Wayne "Pete" Carroll

Lafollette, TN

Harold Wayne "Pete" Carroll, 64, of LaFollette, died Dec. 11. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by parents, Roosevelt and Margaret Carroll; brother, Michael Roosevelt Carroll. He is survived by wife, Janice Carroll; daughter, Ashley Campbell; sons, Greg Carroll and...

Mattie Childress Byrd Cook

Mattie Childress Byrd Cook

Lafollette, TN

Mattie Childress Byrd Cook, 88, died Dec. 6. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by parents, Ralph and Maggie Childress; husbands, the Rev. Herman Byrd, and Aubrey Cook; sons, Donald and Larry Byrd; brother, Robert Childress and sister,...

Wanda L. Engelberth

Wanda L. Engelberth

Palatine, IL

Wanda L. Engelberth, of Palatine, was born Dec. 8, 1936 in Speedwell, to Howard and Mae (nee Paul) Dunn. She died Thursday, Dec. 7, in Glenview, Ill. Wanda had a varied career, she was most proud of being a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines where she built lifelong...

Irene Greenwood

Irene Greenwood

Jacksboro, TN

Irene Greenwood, age 88, of Jacksboro, passed away at Tennova in LaFollette on Thursday, Dec. 7. She was a member of Cumberland View Baptist Church. Irene cooked at Jacksboro Elementary School for several years. She loved the kids and she loved her family very much. She was...

Okey Sillon Jackson

Okey Sillon Jackson

Jacksboro, TN

Okey Sillon Jackson, age 74, of Jacksboro, passed away peacefully Dec. 4, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after an extended illness. Born in Gad, West Virginia on Feb. 10, 1943, Okey was the son of Wilmer and Beulah Jackson who along with his sister, Mertie and...

Katherine Pauline Paul

Katherine Pauline Paul

Jacksboro, TN

Katherine Pauline Paul, 89, of Jacksboro, died Dec. 9. She attended Fundamental Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husband, Buddy Paul; father and mother, Columbus and Alice Hatmaker Polson; three brothers and one sister. She is survived by daughters,...

Margaret Ruth Robinson

Margaret Ruth Robinson

Lenior City, TN

Margaret Ruth Robinson, 89, of Lenoir City, died Dec. 5. She was a Catholic. She was preceded in death by husband, Herman Robinson; sons, Bobby Gulick, and Jeffery Robinson; parents, Lawrence and Lucy Bobger and sister, Mary Joan Bobger. She is survived by daughter, Terry Sue...

Mabel Cain Sturges

Mabel Cain Sturges

Orlando, FL

Mabel Cain Sturges, 106, passed away on Nov. 27, at her residence in Orlando. She was born on March 9, 1911, in LaFollette, the only child of Sherman Cain and Lennie Lynch Cain. In her death, the community suffers a distinct loss in that over such a long life her influence...

Aline Lee Partin Swafford

Aline Lee Partin Swafford

Caryville, TN

Aline Lee Partin Swafford, age 86, of Caryville, passed away Monday, Dec. 11. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husbands, James M. Partin, the Rev. Paul Swafford; son, Billy Ray Partin; grandson, William Partin; daughter-in-law, Wanda Partin;...

December 7, 2017

Mary Marie Anderson

Mary Marie Anderson

Caryville, TN

Mary Marie Anderson, of Cherry Bottom in Caryville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 28, just 22 days shy of her 95th birthday. Born in Coal Creek, Tenn. she was the oldest of three children. Dedicated to her family she quit school at the age of 15 to help her mother...

Herbert Paul Carithers

Herbert Paul Carithers

Pioneer, TN

Herbert Paul Carithers, age 87, of Pioneer, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Beech Tree Manor. He was born Nov. 5, 1930 in Miami, Fla. Herb was preceded in death by parents, Russell and Faye Blum Carithers. He is survived by wife, Bertha "Betty" Elizabeth Carithers; sons, Tim...

Robert Edgar Chapman Jr.

Robert Edgar Chapman Jr.

Lafollette, TN

Robert Edgar Chapman, Jr., 67, of LaFollette, died Nov. 29. He was of the Church of God faith. He was preceded in death by parents, Robert Edgar, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Pappas Chapman. He is survived by wife, Nancy Chapman of LaFollette; son, Robert C. Chapman of Knoxville;...

Nancy Brenda Sue Henegar Heatherly

Nancy Brenda Sue Henegar Heatherly

Dayton-Northridge, OH

Nancy Brenda Sue (Henegar) Heatherly, age 70, of Dayton-Northridge, passed away peacefully on November 19 at home after an extended illness. Preceded in death by her parents, Jim and Pearlie Henegar of Duff, and parents-in-law, Luke and Azilee Heatherly of LaFollette. Nancy is...

Sarah Rebecca Douglas "Becky" Mason

Sarah Rebecca Douglas "Becky" Mason

Middlesboro, KY

Sarah Rebecca "Becky" Douglas Mason, 42, of Middlesboro, Ky., died Nov. 28. She was a member of Clear Fork Baptist Church in Middlesboro, Ky. She was preceded in death by father, Frederick Douglas. She is survived by children, Tasha Douglas, Miranda Akers, Christopher Logan...

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