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Clyde Calvin Day, age 91, of Marion, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at his residence with his loving family by his side. Born in Mountain City, TN on November 20, 1923, he was the son of the late William and Edith Dugger Day. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Marion for 57 years. Mr. Day was a teacher at Nebo and Glenwood Schools and was principal at Marion Elementary before retiring, following 32 years of service with the McDowell County Schools. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during WWII in which he was called to return to duty during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Margaret Ledbetter Day.

Jefferson “Pap” Prillaman, age 92, of 1901 Gentry Creek Road, Laurel Bloomery, TN passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Select Specialty Hospital in Bristol, TN. He was born July 4, 1922 to the late John Henry Prillaman and Eliza Hunt Prillaman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Leola Shuemate; one daughter, Glenna Short; two brothers, Charlie and John Henry Prillaman; one sister, Bessie Tramel. He was a member of Church of God and a member of the Bristol VFW. He was a United States Army Veteran having served in WWII. His hobbies were playing cards, telling stories, and taking trips. He was a former employee of Iron Mountain Stoneware.

Jimmy Lee Anson, age 48, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015. He was born on August 17, 1966 to Barbara Jean Henline Anson and the late Merle Lewis Anson. In addition to his father, Jimmy was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Cayton.

Lisa Storie Mann, age 44, of Taylor Valley, Virginia, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, Virginia. She was born in Kings Mountain, North Carolina and had lived in Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee and Damascus, Virginia. She is the daughter of Clifton and Shirley Storie of Mountain City, Tennessee. Lisa attended school at Twelve Oaks Academy and graduated in 1988 from Crest High School in Shelby, North Carolina. Later she graduated from the Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, South Carolina. She was currently the kitchen manager at the Cavalier Café and also worked alongside her husband, Steve, at the Bike Station in Damascus, Virginia. She attended One Way Ministries in Damascus and loved volunteering her time in helping out at “It’s a God Thing.”

Sarah Snyder Wilson, age 104, of Narrows, Virginia, passed away on February 22, 2015 at her residence. She was born on November 5, 1910 to the late Noah and Stella Snyder. In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her husband, William David Wilson; son, Bruce Wilson and his wife Mary Jo; step sons, Ralph Wilson and his wife Ethylene and James Wilson; son-in-law, John Moye; grandson, Eric Wilson; great granddaughter, Amber Perdue; six sisters and three brothers.

Stanley E. Alderson of 2543 Slabtown Road, Mountain City, TN passed away unexpectedly on February 27, 2015 at his residence.

Terry Max Wolfe, age 60, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was born on May 12, 1954 to the late William and Hassie Dugger Wolfe. In addition to his parents, Terry was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Wolfe.