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Friday, January 14, 2022
Marie Alicia Bittinger
Marie Alicia Bittinger passed on to Glory on January 10th, 2022 at the age of 66 years. Marie served as secretary for the Cocke County Partnership for many years as well as being the long-time Tourism Council Chair and was instrumental in many community events. She was a valued... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Vondle James Cox
Vondle James Cox, age 86 of Newport, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022. She was preceded in death by her first husband Dewey James, parents Arlie McMahan and Mildred McMahan Layman, and sons Terry James and Dewey Gay James. She is survived by her husband Roscoe Joe Cox, son... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Edna Ford Crum
Edna Ford Crum, age 90 of Newport, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. She was a faithful member of Shady Grove Baptist Church until her health declined. She was preceded in death by her husband P.N. Crum, Jr., parents Rufus and Rachel Ford, sisters... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Larry Michael McFarland
Mr. Larry Michael McFarland, age 70, of Newport, passed away Tuesday morning, January 11, 2022 at Newport Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents Raymond Carl and Bertha Grace McFarland; brother Raymond McFarland Jr. and sister Patricia Gribbins. Survivors include... Read More
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Cathey Maria Owens
Cathey Maria Owens, age 69, of Newport, TN, went to be with her Heavenly family Monday, January 10, 2022. Cathey was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking, and watching old movies, Thin Man being one of her favorites. She loved animals, Scampers the cat was spoiled rotten with her love... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Frances A. Smith
Frances A. Smith went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 13, 2022. Fran, as she was known to her family and friends, was born on June 14, 1925, in Woodruff, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Charles and Carrie Lou Smith, and by her brother... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Lisa Marie Valentine
Lisa Marie Valentine, age 30, born on January 13th, 1991 in Virginia went to her heavenly home on January 8th, 2022 in Texas. She was preceded in death by her great grandparents: Benjamin and Ivy Lane, Will Berry and Ollie Valentine. Her grandparents: Shirley Brown, J.L (Ellen)... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Chrissy Davis-Camp
Chrissy Davis-Camp, age 62, of Bell Buckle, passed from this life Saturday, January 1, 2022 at St. Thomas Rutherford. She will be cremated and the family will hold an End of Life Celebration and Potluck at Bell Buckle Banquet Hall on Sunday, Jan 16th, from noon to 5 p.m. Chrissy... Read More
Doak-Howell Funeral Home
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 13, 2022.
Lisa Carrell Woods
Lisa Carrell Woods, age 51 of Newport, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. She was a member of Cave Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank & Maxine Smith Carrell; paternal grandparents, Otis & Roxie Carrell; maternal grandparents, Euel &... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Harold Dave Hudson
Harold Dave Hudson, age 73, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. He attended Rays Chapel Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife and the mother of his children, Margie Hudson, parents, Dave and Edith Hudson. He is survived by his wife Donna Hudson, of White Pine... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 12, 2022.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Nancy G. Barnes
Nancy G. Barnes, age 84 of Newport, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Alice Spence, several siblings, and her son, Freddie Barnes. Survivors include her children, Karen (Danny) James, Kenneth (Kathy)... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Clyde Burgess
Clyde Burgess, age 81 of Newport, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his son Clyde Burgess, Jr. He is survived by his sons, Ricky Burgess of Newport, Timmy (Kim) Burgess of Vale, NC, daughters, Patricia Wallace of Newport and Kendra Gibson Seymour,... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Pauline Webb Busler
Pauline Webb Busler, age 85 of Newport, passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022. Pauline was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Busler; parents Nannie Busler and James Webb; son, Rickey Webb; grandson, Rickey (Lil' Rickey) Webb II; sisters, Margaret Smelcer, Betty Williams, Lucille... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Karen "Sue" Hall
Karen "Sue" Hall, age 66 of Newport, passed away peacefully at her home on the evening of Saturday, January 8, 2022. Sue was a member of English Creek Baptist Church. She will be remembered as a loving mother to her son, but also many others who knew her. She loved to cook and... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Mary Lee Hance
Mary Lee Hance, age 81, of Newport, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thad and Dennes Teague, loving husband of 29 years, Ralph Dexter Hance, son, Harold Hance, sisters, Lavada Jenkins, Janice Davis, Betty Jean Teague, brothers, Arthur... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Marjorie Holt
Marjorie Holt, age 89 of Bybee, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. She was preceded in death by her son, Roger Holt, and granddaughter, Whitney Holt; as well as her brothers, Eugene, Harley, and William White. She is survived by her son, Kelvin (Lois) Holt, grandchildren, Kelly... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Carl J. James
Carl J. James, age 71 of White Pine, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at his home. He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife, Brenda; sisters, Brenda Kelley, Vanessa Ostwalt, & Alma Buckner. Per his request, Carl was cremated with... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Geneva Lane
Geneva Lane was born October 7, 1942 in Newport, Tennessee. She peacefully entered eternal rest on Friday, January 7, 2022 at age 79 in Knoxville, Tennessee at Turkey Creek Medical Center. Receiving of family and friends will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Katherine Shults
Katherine Shults, age 72 of Sevierville, passed away on Sunday morning January 9, 2022 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents John Sutton and Margaret Sutton Ford. She is survived by her husband Dallas Shults, son John Shults and wife Sonya, son Terry Shults and wife... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 11, 2022.
Friday, January 7, 2022
Jesse "Calvin" Freeman
Mr. Jesse "Calvin" Freeman, age 81, currently residing in Cheraw, SC, entered into rest on Thursday, January 6, 2021. A graveside service with military honors in the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheraw, SC, will be announced at a later date. Due to the continued... Read More
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Billy Jack Gorman
Billy Jack Gorman, age 83 of Cosby, passed away Monday, January 3, 2022. While living in Newport he worked at Stinnett Automotive. He then moved to Canton, Ga., and worked for First Cherokee Reality. After retiring he moved back to Cocke County and resided at Stonebrook in Cosby... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Kathy L. Owenby
Kathy L. Owenby, age 62 of Hartford, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents J.D. and Maria Raines, sister Pamela Jones, and brother Danny Raines. She is survived by her son Josh Wall (Chasity Cabe), brother Terry (Tammy) Raines, sister Sandra... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Jimmy Dale Phillips
Jimmy Dale Phillips, age 36, of Newport, passed away January 4, 2022. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Charlie Pete Styles, fraternal grandparents Dale and Nellie Phillips, cousins Daniel and Ben Styles, uncles, Terry and Danny Styles. He is survived by his son... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Annette E. Suggs
Annette E. Suggs, age 82 of Spring City, TN, passed away Friday, January 7, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oliver Suggs, parents, Rev. Marvin Gause and Alice Gause. She is survived by her children, Eugene (Donna) Gorrell, Kim (Bobby) Clevenger and Debbie Holt, grandchildren... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Richie Joe Worex
Mr. Richie Joe Worex, age 44 of Newport, passed away Sunday evening, January 2, 2022 at Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Joe Worex and Wanda Worex; grandfather Richard Gass and aunt Kay Cutshaw. Survivors include his wife Lori Worex... Read More
Costner-Maloy Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 7, 2022.
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Mitchell Fred Dietrich
Mitchell Fred Dietrich passed away suddenly December 30, 2021 in Newport, Tennessee. Mitchell was born January 12, 1963, in Jacksonville, Florida. Following his graduation from the University of Georgia, Mitchell became a pharmacist and served at several pharmacies in Georgia and... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Danny Eugene "Skip" Haney
Danny Eugene "Skip" Haney, age 63 of Newport, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife Delvita Haney, parents Eugene and Imajean Hayworth Haney, and brother Larry Stuart He is survived by his sons Shawn... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Tony Lynn Hurley
Tony Lynn Hurley, age 47, of Parrottsville, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022. He loved to hunt and fish and be in the outdoors. He was preceded in death by his father Ralph Hurley. He is survived by his wife Angel Wilds Hurley, son, Hunter Hurley, mother, Patricia Hurley, brothers... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Charlene Pound
Charlene Pound, age 86 of Parrottsville, went to be with the Lord on December 31, 2021. She attended Forest Hill Baptist Church until her health would not allow her to attend. She came from a large extended family that was loving and close. She had a huge heart that not only included... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Delmer Compton Shults
Delmer Compton Shults, age 84, of Newport, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021. He was a lifetime member of the Newport Rescue Squad and one of the first licensed E.M.T.'s in Newport. He was preceded in death by his mother, Connie Webb Shults, wife Hilda Hall Shults, daughter... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Leslie Deanne "Dee" Stewart (Starnes)
Leslie Deanne "Dee" Starnes Stewart, age 48 of Newport, passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021. She was a loving, caring soul, who enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a talented crafter, and loved to create various pieces of art for those she loved... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Teresa Jane Thomas
On Monday, January 3, 2022, Teresa Jane Thomas, loving mother of two children and five grandchildren, passed away at age 64 in her home. Teresa was born on August 16, 1957 in Newport, TN to William Edward and Janette (Simms) Ray. She graduated from Cocke County High School in 1975... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 4, 2022.
Monday, January 3, 2022
Richard Morris Brady
Richard Morris Brady, age 76 of Cedar Hill, TN passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at his residence. A Memorial Service was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Heads Free Will Baptist Church, 2792 Heads Church Road, Cedar Hill where Bro. Billy Ellis officiated. The family... Read More
Austin and Bell Funeral Home Pleasant View - Pleasant View
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Jan. 3, 2022.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
Ronald Milburn Black
Ronald Milburn Black, age 67, of Hartford, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021. He was a member of Blacks Chapel Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Rhoda Black, brother, Arlie Black, sisters, Shirley Coggins, Barbara Webb, and grandson, Brandon Freeman... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 30, 2021.
Evelyn Butler
The life story of Evelyn Butler began on December 5, 1947. Her emotions of love and hate, sorrow and joy were written up in her book with God. On December 28, 2021, the last entry was entered into her book with God before he closed it. Through our Father's heavenly decision, her... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 30, 2021.
David Lynn Johnson
Mr. David Lynn Johnson, age 59, went to be with the Lord following a short illness. He passed away at his home in Newport surrounded by family. David was preceded in death by his father Donald Leroy Johnson, and mother Zola Faye Sutton Johnson. He is survived by his brothers and... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 30, 2021.
Robert J. Knight (Bobby)
Robert J. (Bobby) Knight, age 77, of Newport, went to his heavenly home on December 27, 2021. Bobby was a retired Battalion Chief for the City of Newport Fire Department. He served as an Alderman for the City of Newport since 2014. He also worked as a realtor for Mason Reality for... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 30, 2021.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
Alfred Hogan
Alfred Hogan age 83, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, December 26, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. He was a loving and devoted father, husband and son, and a friend to all who knew him. He loved children and he was a teacher/principal, beginning with a one-room school house... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 28, 2021.
Monday, December 27, 2021
Agnes Roper Calhoun
Agnes Roper Calhoun went to be with The Lord on December 23, 2021 at the age of 101. Agnes was born in Highlands, N.C. on August 5, 1920 to the late Harley and Bertha Garner Roper. Agnes was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Fred H. Calhoun and daughter, Betty C. Wells... Read More
Mayes Mortuary
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 27, 2021.
Andrew Jackson Glenn (Jack)
Andrew Jackson (Jack) Glenn, age 79 of the Shady Grove Community, passed away on Christmas Day after a long, hard-fought battle with multiple cancers and COPD. He was predeceased by his parents, Gene and Gladys Jones Glenn; sister-in-law Patsy Bettis; and brothers-in-law Tommy Bettis... Read More
Farrar Funeral Homes - White Pine
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 27, 2021.
Ervin Clark Keller
Ervin Clark Keller, age 102, passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021. He attended East Ridge Baptist Church and was a veteran having served in the United States Army in WWII. He was preceded in death by his seven brothers, four sisters, infant daughter, Mary Louise, daughter, Judy... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 27, 2021.
Carol A. Shafer (Steingasser)
Carol A. (Steingasser) Shafer, age 83, of Newport, formerly of Sanborn, NY, passed away Friday, December 24, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 66 years. Herbert Shafer, children, Debra Hoover, Donna Stevens, Dawn (Alan) Knooihzen, all of Newport, TN, grandchildren, Brian (Mary)... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 27, 2021.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
Stacie Gorman Espiscito
Stacie Gorman Espiscito, age 49, of Newport, passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ned and Sue Lovell, great-grandmother, Mary Beason Sisk and special uncle Jimmy Beason. She is survived by her mother, Suzette Gorman, and several close... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 23, 2021.
Betty Jean Ford Moore
Betty Jean Ford Moore of Hartford took her last flight home to be with her Lord on December 22, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. Born April 12, 1940, she was known as "Granny B." or like a mom to most. She had fed and let many people come into her home and stay. On January... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 23, 2021.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Annette Harned Berney
Annette Harned Berney, age 70, passed away Friday, December 17th, 2021 at her home in Parrottsville, Tennessee. She was the daughter of Ed Harned and Anna Frances McCallister (Smith). She is preceded in death by her parents, father-n-law Fisher McAllister, brother Jimbo Harned and... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 21, 2021.
John P. McKenzie Jr. (Pete)
John P. (Pete) McKenzie, Jr., born February 7,1944, died in the hospital on December 4th, 2021 after a lengthy illness. He grew up in Lyndhurst and Wall Township, NJ and graduated from Wall High School and the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. He was a proud Veteran of the... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 21, 2021.
Jack Ernest Myers
Jack Ernest Myers, 77, of Millville passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Inspira Medical Center in Vineland. Born in Newport, TN to the late Eddie Myers and Sara Wines Myers, he was the husband of Gail Holt Myers. Jack was a graduate of Woodstown High School, class of 1962... Read More
Manes Funeral Home Inc. - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 21, 2021.
Robert Anthony "Robbie" Whitehead
Robert "Robbie" Anthony Whitehead, age 50 of White Pine, TN passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021. A beautiful poem for pilots reads: "I have slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the sky on laughter's silver wings; Sunward I have climbed and joined the tumbling mirth of sun... Read More
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 21, 2021.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Thelma Mae Sutton Ball
Thelma Mae Sutton Ball, age 91 of Cosby, passed away Sunday, December 19, 2021. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cled & Elmor Lee Sutton; husband, Paul Ball; children, Rex Ball, Evelyn Shults, Cathy Sutton, Freda Turner; siblings, Kiff Sutton, Charles Sutton, Bub Sutton... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 20, 2021.
Friday, December 17, 2021
Barbara Susan "Susie" Bailey
Barbara Susan "Susie" Bailey, age 68, of Cosby passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 8, 2021. She passed at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was a member of Allen's Missionary Baptist Church and a very devoted wife and mother. She is preceded in death by her parents... Read More
Brown Funeral Home - Newport
Published in The Newport Plain Talk on Dec. 17, 2021.
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