Roane County News Obituaries

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September 22, 2017

E.C. ?Bert? Cunningham

E.C. ?Bert? Cunningham

Knoxville, TN

Dr. E.C. ?Bert? Cunningham Jr., 82, of Knoxville, formerly of Harriman/Kingston, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Parkwest Medical Center. He was born in Pinehurst, N.C. He was a proud Eagle Scout and also former chief of staff of Harriman Hospital, former board member...

September 20, 2017

Jimmy W. Barfield

Jimmy W. Barfield

Harriman, TN

Jimmy W. Barfield, 61, of Harriman, formerly of Spurger, Texas, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, J. E. and Jackie Marie Barfield; and sister, Barbara. Survivors include wife of 33 years, Barbara Barfield, Harriman;...

Barbara J. Capell

Barbara J. Capell

Rockwood, TN

Barbara J. Capell, 69, of Rockwood, passed away of natural causes at her home on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. She was born June 14, 1948, in New York City. She earned a bachelor's degree from SUNY at Buffalo, after which she began her career as an occupational therapist. Shortly...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Stephan Charles Collett

Stephan Charles Collett

Rockwood, TN

Stephan Charles Collett, 61, of Rockwood, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at The Bridge at Rockwood. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles A. Collett. Survivors include daughter, Sam Collett, Rockwood; sons, Ch‚ Collett, Harriman, and Zachary Collett, Rockwood; and...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

William Robert "Boss" Davis

William Robert "Boss" Davis

Kingston, TN

William Robert "Boss" Davis, 89, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at The Bridge at Rockwood. He was a member of Valley View Baptist Church in Harriman. Boss enjoyed gardening and was a carpenter by trade. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Pauline...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Barbara "Bobbie" Davis Franklin

Barbara "Bobbie" Davis Franklin

Kingston, TN

Barbara "Bobbie" Davis Franklin, 70, of Kingston, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was a member of Union Chapel Baptist Church. She volunteered and worked for Michael Dunn and the Henry Center for 30 years. She loved her pets,...

Wilma Clark Hanson

Wilma Clark Hanson

Ten Mile, TN

Wilma Clark Hanson, 86, of Cleveland, formerly of Pigeon Forge and Roane County, went home to be with the Lord Monday night, Sept. 18, 2017. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church, Ten Mile. She was preceded in death by husbands, Leroy Clark and Jack Hanson; daughter,...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Wilbern Ronald "Ronnie" Rhea

Wilbern Ronald "Ronnie" Rhea

Ten Mile, TN

Wilbern Ronald "Ronnie" Rhea, 77, of Rockwood, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at UT Medical Center, Knoxville. He was a member of Rockwood United Methodist Church, the Rockwood Masonic Lodge 403 and Oak Leaf Lodge 49. He attended Tennessee Wesleyan and Tennessee Tech....

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Betty Alice Human Thompson Saliba

Betty Alice Human Thompson Saliba

Harriman, TN

Betty Alice Human Thompson Saliba, 83, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, where she was received to her heavenly home to be forever with the Lord. Mrs. Saliba was born Dec. 6, 1933, in Harriman, and was the middle child of 11. She...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

Carolyn June Walker Thomas

Carolyn June Walker Thomas

Rockwood, TN

Carolyn June Walker Thomas, 76, of Rockwood, passed away Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Mrs. Thomas was born in Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 30, 1941. She had an infectious smile that touched everyone blessed enough to cross her path. Mrs. Thomas had a very successful career in...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2017.

September 18, 2017

September 15, 2017

Shirley Etta Leonard Patterson

Shirley Etta Leonard Patterson

Kingston, TN

Shirley Etta Leonard Patterson, 89, of Kingston, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at Roane Medical Center, Harriman. She was a member of Edgewood Baptist Church, Kingston, and was a pharmacy tech for Rite Aide for 27 years. Shirley was a 42-year member and a...

September 13, 2017

Joyce Denise Elmore

Joyce Denise Elmore

Knoxville, TN

Joyce Denise Elmore, 51, of Knoxville, formerly of Kingston, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at NHC Knoxville. She is preceded in death by mother, Katherine Teffeteller Elmore. She is survived by father, William 'Harold' Elmore. A funeral will be held at Potter's House...

Mary Pearl Fritts

Mary Pearl Fritts

Kingston, TN

Mary Pearl Fritts, 79, of Kingston, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at her home. Mary attended Bradbury United Methodist Church and retired from Roane Hosiery Mill. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ruth Johnson Fritts; and sisters, Elizabeth Martin and...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 12 to Sep. 13, 2017.

September 11, 2017

Jessie L. Norman Dutton

Jessie L. Norman Dutton

Lenoir City, TN

Jessie L. Norman Dutton, 78, of Lenoir City, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. She was born Dec. 2, 1938, in Lenoir City, and has been a lifelong resident of Roane County. Together Jessie and her late husband, Gene, owned and...

September 8, 2017

Margaret Ruth Jenkins Bohanan

Margaret Ruth Jenkins Bohanan

Rockwood, TN

Margaret Ruth Jenkins Bohanan was reunited in heaven with her husband, Everett, early Thursday morning, Sept. 7. She passed away peacefully at home with her daughter. Ruth spent her last days surrounded by family and lots of love. Her life was filled with lots of happiness...

Joe Lee Cunningham

Joe Lee Cunningham

Rockwood, TN

Joe Lee Cunningham Sr., 80, of Rockwood, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Cunningham was a member of St. Clair Baptist Church, Spring City. He was retired from Y-12 federal government plant, Oak Ridge, with 26 years of service. He was an associate...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 7 to Sep. 8, 2017.

Robert Lee Palmer

Robert Lee Palmer

Harriman, TN

Robert Lee Palmer, 72, of Harriman, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. He was born Oct. 29, 1944, in Kingston, and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He retired from the Y-12 nuclear plant as a material handler after 30 years....

September 6, 2017

Brenda Carol Dyer Edmonds

Brenda Carol Dyer Edmonds

Kingston, TN

Brenda Carol Dyer Edmonds, 64, of Kingston, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. She was of the Baptist faith and a former employee of Waffle House in Lenoir City. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Katherine Dyer. She is survived by her husband, Leonard...

Houston C. Guettner

Houston C. Guettner

Kingston, TN

Houston C. Guettner, 80, of Kingston, passed away Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Houston was a lifetime member of Youngs Chapel Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Beuna Guettner; sisters, Evelyn Byrd and Mary Cate Culbertson; and...

Mary Helen Russell

Mary Helen Russell

Kingston, TN

Mary Helen Russell, 88, of Kingston, went to be with the Lord Sunday morning, Sept. 3, 2017, at Renaissance Terrace. She was raised in the Madisonville/Mount Vernon area, then life took her to Oak Ridge and then on to Kingston. Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, J.L....

Steven Gregory "Greg" Thompson

Steven Gregory "Greg" Thompson

Rockwood, TN

Steven Gregory "Greg" Thompson, 65, of Rockwood, passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Roane Medical Center, Harriman. He was born Jan. 14, 1952, in Rockwood. Greg was a graduate of Rockwood High School, where he played football and went on to play football at Middle...

Published in Roane County News from Sep. 5 to Sep. 6, 2017.

Graham Walford

Graham Walford

Oak Ridge, TN

Dr. Graham Walford passed away suddenly Saturday, Aug. 26, while at home. He leaves behind a loving family, friends and colleagues who are deeply saddened yet aspire to recognize and celebrate the life he lived. Graham was born in Bristol, England, on Aug. 15, 1944. The...

Alice Ann Hunter Woodfin

Alice Ann Hunter Woodfin

Kingston, TN

Alice Ann Hunter Woodfin, 81, of Kingston, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, at her home with her husband, Sam, by her side. She was born March 2, 1936, in South Pittsburg and was a graduate of South Pittsburg High School. She has been a resident of Roane County since 1955...

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