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Thursday, October 21, 2021
Brenda Baird
Brenda Baird, 66, of Stinking Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 16. Brenda was a wonderful woman who loved her family with everything in her. She had a very special place in her heart for her granddaughter, Presley, who was the light of her life. Brenda was a... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
William D. Burton Sr.
William D. Burton Sr., 79, of Jacksboro, passed away on Monday, Oct. 4 at home, with his loving wife at his side, due to complications of COPD. He was born on Nov. 3, 1941, in Dante, Virginia, to the late Oma (Smallwood) and Charlie Burton. Bill served the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1967... Read More
Anderson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Freda Yoakum Byrd
Freda Y. Byrd, 97, of Jacksboro, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 16 in LaFollette. She was born on Oct. 28, 1923.Freda leaves behind to cherish her memory: her son, William Kyle Byrd (Peggy) of Nashville; granddaughters, Amy Ficarro (Chase) of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Kaitlin Chiarello... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Steve Chambers
Steve Chambers, 62, of LaFollette, died on Monday, Sept. 20. He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Raymond and JoAnne Chambers.He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Chambers; son, Tyler Chambers; and several other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.A celebration... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Joshua Lee Draughn
Joshua Lee Draughn, 36, of LaFollette, passed away on Friday, Oct. 15. He was of the Baptist faith. He is preceded in death by his mother, Sherry McKamey; sister, Amber Dick; grandparents, Roy and Betty Draughn; and step-grandparents, Paul and Anna Lou McKamey.He is survived by his... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Royce L. "Russ" Dunham
Royce L. (Russ) Dunham, 87, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Russ was born and raised in Nashville; he was the son of the late James Herman and Edna Jones Dunham. As a young man, Russ lived in Oak Ridge, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and Memphis while he was employed... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Verda Gray
Verda Gray, 64, of Jacksboro, died on Thursday, Oct. 14. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joe Morris and Rosie Gillette Bryant.She is survived by her sons, Charles Gray, Tim Gray, Michael Gray, Jeremiah Gray, David Gray; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Dennis G. Mounts
Dennis G. Mounts, 90, of Speedwell, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 16. He was born on Feb. 26, 1931, to the late Lonnie and Lenora "Cline" Mounts. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed bowling and... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Lawnie Penny Sr.
Lawnie Penny Sr., 64, of LaFollette, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 12. He was born in Portsmouth, Ohio, and was a truck driver for many years. He enjoyed spending time with family, flea-marketing and watching TV. He is preceeded in death by his father, Woodrow Penny Sr.; mother, Nina... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Lorene Hattie Polson Rogers
Lorene Hattie Polson Rogers, 95, of LaFollette, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Lorene was born on June 15, 1926, in Terre Haute, Indiana, and raised in LaFollette until she moved to Michigan in 1946. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Clifton; sisters... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Reva Smith
Reva Smith, 92, of Clinton, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 14 at Shannondale Healthcare Center in Knoxville. She was a member of Second Baptist Church. Reva was born on May 7, 1929, in Campbell County to the late Rev. Hugh and Julia Smith. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded... Read More
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home - Clinton
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Benny Doyle Ausmus
Benny Doyle Ausmus, 82, of LaFollette, died on Oct. 6. Doyle is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mary (Siler) Ausmus.He is preceded in death by a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Oct. 13 at West LaFollette... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
George Andrew Ayers
The Rev. George Andrew Ayers, 84, of the Stinking Creek Community, died on Wednesday, Oct. 6. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rob and Lizzy Ayers.He is survived by his wife, Wanda Chambers Ayers; children, Bruce Harmon, Karen Ayers, Herb Ayers, Earl England and Susan; and... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
George Verlin Blankenship
George Verlin Blankenship, 78, died on Friday, Oct. 8. He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Elsie Hassler Blankenship.He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Helen Beaty Blankenship; son, Brent Blankenship; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Bobby Ray Branam
Bobby Ray Branam, 54, of Jacksboro, died on Saturday, Oct. 9.He is preceded in death by his parents, Elzo and Hazel Branam.He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Margie Miller Branam; children, Matthew Edward Wright and Sarah Elizabeth Wright; and several other relatives and... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Janice Kay Brown
Janice Kay Brown, 70, of LaFollette, died on Friday, Oct. 8. She is preceded in death by her husband, Roger Brown; son, Rob Brown; and parents, Leland and Bennie Parrott Siler.She is survived by her daughter, Heather Brown; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Quincy Lee Browning
Quincy Lee Browning, 51, of Caryville, died on Monday, Oct. 11. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Sandie Sedy Browning.He is survived by his wife, Juanita Tackett Browning; daughter, Jordan Browning; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.Family... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Gerard "Shaun" Ellison
Gerard "Shaun" Ellison, 37, of Jacksboro, died on Wednesday, Oct. 6.He is survived by his son, Axl Blayne Ellison; mother, Laura Ellison Ridenour; father, Kerry Suttles; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.The funeral service was on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Cross-Smith... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Harold Dewayne Gibson Sr.
Harold Dewayne Gibson Sr., 69, of Duff, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 7 at the LaFollette Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 11, 1951, in Jellico.Harold is preceded in death by his father, Alvin Carr Sr.; mother, Pearl Mae Gibson Carr; brother, Calvin Lee Carr Sr.; and sister, Angel... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Clara Marlow Hamblin
Clara Marlow Hamblin, 74, of LaFollette, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at the LaFollette Medical Center. She was born on Sept. 9, 1947, in Clairfield.Clara is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Hamblin; parents, Edd and Beatrice Adkins Marlow; and brothers, Jab, Chester and... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Daniel Webster "The Sarge" Herron
Daniel Webster "The Sarge" Herron, 87, of Jacksboro, died on Thursday, Oct. 8. He is preceded in death by his wife, Rita.Dan will be put to rest beside Rita in the Knoxville Military Cemetery, and he will be given full military honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard. Martin-Wilson... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Huey "Johnny" Huddleston
Huey "Johnny" Huddleston, 65, of Clairfield, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at his home. He was born on June 9, 1956, in Harlan, Kentucky.Johnny is preceded in death by his mother, Mable Lyke Huddleston; brother, Lewis Huddleston; and sisters, Freda Sircey, Retha Davis.He is survived... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Jason Allen Kennedy
Jason Allen Kennedy, 42, of Jacksboro, died on Monday, Oct. 11.He is survived by his daughters, Katelyn Kennedy and Christina Kennedy; sons, Jostan Kennedy and Jason Kennedy; parents, Christine Daugherty Hickman and Steve Hickman, Bob Kennedy and Helena Kennedy; and a host of other... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Siler Alvis McCarty
Siler Alvis McCarty, 74, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Born Dec. 19, 1946, he proudly served his country during the Vietnam Conflict from 1966-1968 in the United States Army, 19th Psychological Operations Company (PSYOPS). He received the coveted Soldier's Medal for... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Mary Alice McGhee
Mary Alice McGhee, 89, of LaFollette, passed away on Wednesday evening, Oct. 6 at her residence. She was born on April 19, 1932, in Decalb County, Alabama, a daughter of the late Wesley Blane and Ida May Hickman. She was a member of Lake View Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening,... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Eardis Grant Morris Sr.
Eardis Grant Morris Sr., 81, of Duff, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at his home. He was born on Aug. 28, 1940, in Anthras.Eardis is preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Ray Taylor Morris; father, John Fletcher Morris; mother, Georgie Othela Leach Morris; and brother, L.B. Morris... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Eva Marie Morris
Eva Marie Morris, 78, of LaFollette, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at her home. She was born on May 23, 1943, in Westbourne.Eva is preceded in death by her husband, James Burton Morris; son, Michael Levon Heatherly; mother, Cora Heatherly Chadwell; brother, Jack Chadwell; sister... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Donnie "Fuzz" Norman
Donnie "Fuzz" Norman, 72, of the Lick Fork Community in Pioneer, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5 at the LaFollette Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 14, 1948, in Elk Valley. Fuzz was very outgoing and always cared about everyone. He enjoyed the mountains and was always willing to... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Eugene Whitey Parrott
Eugene "Whitey" Parrott, 93, of Arnold, Maryland, formerly of Campbell County, died on Saturday, Oct. 9.Whitey is survived by his two sons, Michael and Roger; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.Family and friends may visit on Friday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to... Read More
Barranco Severna Park Funeral Home & Cremation Care, P.A.
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
David Wayne "Jock" Pebley
David Wayne (Jock) Pebley, 64, of Speedwell, died on Tuesday, Oct. 5. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bonnie Leach Pebley.He is survived by his wife, Darlene Smiddy Pebley; sons, Jerome Pebley, Jacob Pebley; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Thelma Marie Sizemore (Browning)
Thelma Marie (Browning) Sizemore, 69, of Lafollette, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 3. Thelma was born on March 10, 1952 in Logan County, West Virginia. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Thelma enjoyed country and gospel music; she also took pleasure spending time gardening... Read More
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Hurle "Smitty" Smith
Hurle (Smitty) Smith, 90, of LaFollette, died on Friday, Oct. 8. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hodge and Rosie Stanifer Smith; and the mother of his children, Evelyn Caskey. He is survived by his daughters, Carolyn Truett, Debbie Evans, Janice Smith; son, Danny Smith; and... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Roberta Watson
Roberta Watson, 77, of LaFollette, died on Monday, Oct. 11. She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Ellison, Misti Watson, Ella Goins; son, Hurstle Watson Jr.; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.No services are planned.Cross-Smith Funeral Home of LaFollette... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Raymond Edward Woods
Raymond Edward Woods, 90, of LaFollette, passed away on Monday, Oct. 11. He was a diesel mechanic, Korean War U.S. Army Veteran and member of Valley Fellowship Church of God. He was an avid fisherman and loved woodworking and spending time with family. He is preceded in death by... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Novella Morton Wynn
Novella Morton Wynn, 96, of LaFollette, died on Sunday, Oct. 10.She is preceded in death by her husband, Percy "Louis" Wynn; son, Kenneth Wynn; and parents, E.L. and Jane Morton.She is survived by her daughter, June Hahn; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Virginia Lee Boshears
Virginia Lee Boshears, 91, of Jacksboro, died on Monday, Oct. 4. She is preceded in death by her husband, L. Wheeler Boshears.She is survived by her children, Vickie Boshears and Sam Boshears; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.Funeral services were on... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Angel Gail Brotherton
Angel Gail Brotherton, 47, of Duff, died on Tuesday, Sept. 28. She is preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Brotherton; and parents, Alvin and Pearlie Gibson Carr.She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Hensley, Tiffany Hill, Chasity Hatfield, Sonay Brotherton; son, Eathan... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Rose Anna Smith Dople
Rose Anna Smith Dople, 44, of Jellico, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Baptist Health Corbin. She was born on June 29, 1977 in Corbin, Kentucky.Rose Anna is preceded in death by her father, Tommy Joe Smith.She is survived by her son, Seth Dople and fiancé, Anna Ward; parents... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Cora Baird Huckaby
Cora Baird Huckaby, 76, of LaFollette, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born on April 26, 1945 in Campbell County.Cora is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Smith; father, Dan Baird; mother, Lizzie Adkins; second mom and... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson, 52, of LaFollette, died on Monday, Oct. 4. He is preceded in death by his mother, Pauline Kitts Johnson.He is survived by his father, Willis Johnson; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.No services are planned.Cross-Smith Funeral Home of LaFollette... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Edna Charlene Sears Lay
Edna Charlene Sears Lay, 59, of the Sled Creek Community in Duff, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at her home. She was born on May 12, 1962 in Whitley City, Kentucky.Edna is preceded in death by her son, Thomas Broyles Jr.; father, Troy Mason Sears; mother, Gracie Taylor Sears... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Mildred G. Meredit
Mildred G. Meredith, 91, of the Stinking Creek Community, died on Thursday, Sept. 30.She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Meredith; and parents, Hale and Nannie Hatmaker Johnson.She is survived by her children, Marjorie Martin, Stanley Meredith and Marsha Meredith; and... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Evelyn Norman (Gibson)
Evelyn (Gibson) Norman, 85, of Caryville, formerly of the Elk Valley Community, died on Sunday, Sept. 26.She is preceded in death by her parents, Albert Gibson and Myrtle (Lewallen) Gibson; and husband, Kelley D. Norman.She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Harness; and a host... Read More
Cox and Son Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Shirley Oliver
Heaven got a new angel, and the world lost a beloved firecracker of a mother, Shirley Oliver, on Oct. 1. Shirley was no stranger to struggles. But every challenge she faced and overcame, since childhood, made her a stronger person, a stronger sister, a stronger mother and a stronger... Read More
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Juanita Sue Taylor Owens
Juanita Sue Taylor Owens, born on Feb. 9, 1937, on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the age 0f 84 years and 7 months, went home to be with the Lord. She is preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Owens; father, Matt Henry Taylor; mother, Nell Taylor; sister, Geneice Ann Thomas; brother, Bill... Read More
Harp Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Charles W. "Chuck" Perkins
Charles W. (Chuck) Perkins, 83, of Jacksboro, died on Sunday, Oct. 3. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Delcia Byrd Perkins.He is survived by his wife, Mary Perkins; sons, William Perkins, Charles Perkins II, Robert Perkins; and a host of other family and friends to... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2021.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Marvin Bean
Marvin Bean, 70, of Speedwell, died on Thursday, Sept. 23.He is preceded in death by his parents, Maynard and Faye Berry Bean.He is survived by his wife, Jan Clawson Bean; daughter, Chastidy Wilder; sons, Jeremiah Bean, Trevor Bean; and a host of other family and friends to mourn... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Sep. 28 to Sep. 29, 2021.
Johnny Bolton
Johnny Bolton, 63, of Harrogate, formerly of LaFollette, died on Monday, Sept. 27.He is preceded in death by his mother, Dallis Bolton; and father, John Bolton.He is survived by several relatives and friends to mourn his passing.Graveside services and interment were on Wednesday,... Read More
Walters Funeral Home - LaFollette
Published in LaFollette Press from Sep. 28 to Sep. 29, 2021.
Anna Marie Bradshaw
Anna Marie Bradshaw, 96, of LaFollette, passed away peacefully on Sept. 24.She is preceded in death by her husband, Carl Bradshaw.Anna was a member of West LaFollette Baptist Church, where she loved her church family beyond words can express.Anna is also preceded in death by her parents... Read More
Martin Wilson Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Sep. 28 to Sep. 29, 2021.
Phyllis Cross
Phyllis Cross, 92, of LaFollette, died on Sunday, Sept. 26.She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Cross; daughter, Andrea Hatcher; and parents, Charels Hanison and Mattie Smith Wright.She is survived by a host of family and friends to mourn her passing.No service is planned... Read More
Cross Smith Funeral Home
Published in LaFollette Press from Sep. 28 to Sep. 29, 2021.
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