Donna Rhea Walker Cooper

Donna Rhea Walker Cooper, age 58 of Johnson City, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord, on Thursday, May 9, 2019 in the Johnson City Medical Center. She was the daughter of Hugh Edward Walker and the late Lena Kate Morefield Walker, born to them on August 2, 1960 in Mountain City, Tennessee. On June 16, 1978 she united in marriage to Jim Cooper and they had two loving daughters. She was a member of By-Faith Freewill Baptist Church of Johnson City. She greatly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her family, attending church, scrapbooking, cooking.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Kate Walker; Sister, Debbie Brown; Brother, Bill Walker; Father-in-law; Rev. Roy Cooper; Brother-in-law Raymond Sutphin and a niece, Robin Michelle.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Jim Cooper; Daughters: Jessica (Mickey) Lyle and Bridgett (Scott) Wine; Sisters: Carol (Larry) Perkins, Dorothy (James) Brewer and Mona (Keith) Shatley; Brother: Wayne (Lecia) Walker; Grandchildren: Aaron Thornburg, Audrey Lyle and Aiden Lyle; Mother-in-law: Edna Cooper; Sisters-in-law: Jane Ann (Terry) Williams, Shirley Sutphin (Fransco Garland) and several nieces, nephews and relatives, left behind to cherish her memory.

The family would like to extend their special thanks to: Dr. Paul Brown and Nurse Christy Rankin; all of Donna’s caregivers at the Johnson City Medical Center 2900 ICU for their wonderful care; All of Donna’s former co-workers at Target as well as her special church family.

Funeral services for Donna Cooper will be conducted on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services of Johnson City, with Rev. Randy English and Rev. Nathan Jennings officiating.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Tetrick Funeral Services of Johnson City after 5:00 P.M. until the hour of service at 7:00 P.M.

A committal and graveside service will be held on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Monte Vista Memorial Park with Rev. Shannon Courtner and Rev. Kevin Laws officiating. Those serving as pallbearers will be: Scott Wine, Mickey Lyle, Aaron Thornburg, Aiden Lyle, Ed Walker, Fransco Garland, Terry Williams, Noah Trivette and Jeff Spangler. Honorary pallbearers will be, Larry Perkins, James Brewer, Keith Shatley and the men of By-Faith Freewill Baptist Church. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery no later than 1:00 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the By-Faith Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund (63 Whisper Bend, Johnson City, Tennessee 37604) in loving memory of Donna.

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services 3001 Peoples Street Johnson City, TN 37604 (423-610-7171) is honored to serve the Cooper family.

Linda Rebecca Horne

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Linda Rebecca Horne

Linda Rebecca Horne, age 69, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with her Lord on Saturday morning, May 4, 2019 in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was born November 28, 1949 in Pennsylvania to the late Earl Tester and Carrie Lee Walsh Parker. In addition to her parents Linda was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Shana Vanover and two brothers.

Linda was a faithful member of Southside Freewill Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish Linda’s memory include her husband of 54 years Robert C. Horne, Sr., children, Arizona Pass and husband Danny, Robert Horne and wife Gail and Rita Velazquez, several grandchildren and great grandchildren along with five brothers.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor’s, Berrey Dunn and Gary Hill officiating. Pallbearers will be Lynn Courtner, Danny Pass, Jr., Bob Taylor, Eddie Dickens, Steve Brown and David Lewis. Honorary Pallbearers are Sam Click, Jr., Craig Grindstaff, Nathan Click and Danny Hopper. Graveside service and burial will follow the funeral from the Pass Family Cemetery (Sink Valley Rd., Butler, TN ).

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home 177 Baker St. Mountain City, TN 37683.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Linda Rebecca Horne has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Janette Renea Roark

 Janette Renea Roark, age 41, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with her Savior on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving mother, Ellen, brother, Jeremy and sister-in-law, Miranda, following a brief illness with cancer.

She was born in Mountain City, Tennessee on October 6, 1977.

Those left to cherish Janette’s memory are her loving mother, Ellen Greenwell of Mountain City and father, George Roark; two brothers, Jeremy Gregg and wife Miranda of Bethel, NC and Travis and wife Brittaine Gregg of Mountain City, TN; sister, Renea and husband Chris Stanbery of Mountain City, TN; nephews, Devin, Conner, Dawson and Mason Gregg, Dalton Stanbery and Jayden Davis and nieces, Aubree Gregg and Kirstin Stanbery; aunts, Kathryn and husband Johnnie Arney and Joyce and husband David Rash; uncle, James and wife Debra Greenwell; cousins, Jocelyn Stout, Matthew and Luke Rash, Bridgette and husband Sean and Evan Kleine.

Janette was preceded in death by her grandparents, Gervis and Molly Greenwell and William and Mary Roark, all of Butler, TN.

Janette was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to church, spending time with family, cooking, camping and swimming.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Evergreen Baptist Church with Pastor Tony Potter officiating. Visitation will be held from 1-2:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church. Graveside service and inurnment will follow at Sugar Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeremy Gregg and Travis Gregg.

The family is also welcoming friends at their home, 1444 Crossroads Drive, APT. D-1, Mountain City, TN.

The family wishes to express their appreciate and gratitude to Evergreen Baptist Church and The Women’s’ Helping Hands Class for all of their love, support and kindness give to Janette and the entire family during the last few months.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain City Funeral Home to assist with final expenses.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

The family of Janette Renea Roark has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Darrell Edward Dugger

 

Darrell Edward Dugger

 

Darrell Edward Dugger, age 49, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. He was born on April 18, 1970 to Harvey Dugger and Mae Ward Dugger.

 

He is survived by his wife, Kim Dugger; parents, Harvey and Mae Dugger; children, Angela Webb, Zoey Hopkins and Kenny Dugger; step children, Haley Hopkins and Ethan Hopkins; sister, Shirley Woodard and husband Jeff; grandchildren, Elizabeth Webb and Paisley Barnett; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

 

Private services to be held later. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Knight, and Johnny Norris.

 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Johnson County Cancer Support Group, 3510 Hwy 421 N, Mountain City, TN

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 419 Piercetown Road, Butler, TN.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mountaincityfh.com.

 

The family of Darrell Edward Dugger has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

Mr. Mortimer Mather ‘Mort’ Johns

Mr. Mortimer Mather ‘Mort’ Johns

 

Mr. Mortimer Mather ‘Mort’ Johns, age 90, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Watauga Medical Center. He was born on March 24, 1929 in Essex, Connecticut to the late David Mortimer Johns and Margaret Mary Buxton Johns. In addition to his parents, Mort was preceded in death by two sisters, Pauline and Anne and one brother, John.

 

He was a 1948 graduate of Pratt High School. Following high school he enlisted in the Air Force and honorably served during the Korean War. After serving in the Air Force Mort moved to California and worked in Data Processing as Manager. He met his future wife Donna there and they were married December 21, 1968 in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. They later moved to Blowing Rock, North Carolina where they owned and operated a motel from 1981 – 1992.

 

Mort enjoyed flying and had earned his Pilot license. He owned a Cessna for many years and loved to take friends and family flying.

 

Mort was a proud member of the Johnson County Honor Guard and Lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion. He was the former Finance Officer for the American Legion, former Treasurer for the Johnson County Republican Party and was a Rotarian.

 

Mort was a member of Mountain City First United Methodist Church.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 50 years, Donna Jean Holten Johns; brother, Roger E. Johns and wife Dottie; special nieces, Cindy Mayo and Amy Lacey; several more nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

 

Visitation will be held from 5-6:00 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Minister Scott Wilkes to officiate. Special music will be provided by Carol Huff and Marie Jo and Richard Thum. Graveside service and interment with military honors conducted by the Johnson County Honor Guard will follow at the Sunset Memorial Park. Johnson County Honor Guard will also serve as pallbearers.

 

For those who wish, there will be a meal served following the graveside service at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

 

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mountaincityfh.com.

 

The family of Mr. Mortimer Mather ‘Mort’ Johns has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Mary C. “Toots” Dunn

Obituary for Mary C. “Toots” Dunn

 

Mary C. “Toots “Dunn, age 87 of 1629 Forge Creek Road in Mountain City, Tennessee passed away at her residence on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Toots was born on June 9, 1931 in Johnson County, Tennessee to the late James Herman Ward and Anna Mae Mast Ward. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, Dana Dale Dunn, an infant daughter Mary Ruth Dunn, and 2 sisters, Mildred Dunn and Maryland Ward. She was a member of the Nelsons Chapel Baptist Church and loved gardening and her cats. She was retired from Levi Strauss and Leco.

 

Survivors include, Nephews Ray Dunn, Lester Dunn, Ronnie Dunn, and Wayne Jones; Niece Bridgett Dunn; Great Nieces, Crystal Dunn and Jenny Estep, and Great Nephew Jeff Dunn; several Great-Great Nephews and Nieces

 

Special Friends: Louella Dunn and Edna Fletcher.

 

A graveside service for Toots Dunn will be conducted on Tuesday May 7th, 2019, at 2pm from The Sunset Memorial Park with Rev. Richard Stout officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30 pm until 2 pm.

 

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Lester Dunn, Scott Mast, John Mast, Eugene Mast, Chris Dunn, Matthew Dunn, and Ray Mast.

 

Online condolences can be sent to the family through our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

 

Professional services for the Dunn family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

Ivalee Robinson

 

Ivalee Robinson, age 81, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

 

Ivalee was born March 2, 1938, to the late General Lee Brown and Dovie Ivalee Pennell Brown.   She is also preceded in death by her husband, Charles M. Robinson; daughter Ellen Robinson; brothers Raleigh Brown, Ed Brown and Earl Brown; sister, Julie Mae Hodge; Grandchildren, William Isaacs and Jennifer Holman.

 

Ivalee enjoyed spending time with her family and was a member of the Centerview Church of Christ. She also enjoyed reading, camping, and planting flowers in her garden.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters, Sharon Laws, and husband Gene, of Villas, NC and Mary J. Holman of Trade, TN; a son Jeff Robinson, and wife Debby, of Trade, TN; sisters Veralee Brown of Trade, TN and Faye Hodge of Morganton, NC; grandchildren Cody Laws, Gary Laws, Charlotte Corum, Wesley Isaacs, Christopher Holman, Stevie Holman, Brook Robinson, Libby Robinson, Roy Fritz, Allicia Ruedigger, and Johnathon Arnold; Great-grandchildren Hailey Shepard, Kailey Holman, Kyle Isaacs, Zaidin Corum, and Justice Corum; several nieces and nephews; special friends Joe Hollyfield, James Harmon, Bobby Holman, Kenneth Johnson, CJ Lewis, Charlie Kilgore, and Emma Garcia.

 

Pallbearers will be Aaron Brown, Joe Hollyfield, James Harmon, Bobby Hollman, CJ Lewis, and Charlie Kilgore.

 

Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Johnson, Amedisys Hospice, and the Staff of Johnson County Rescue Squad.

 

Funeral services for Ivalee will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in the Charlie B. Hux Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be from 1pm – 2pm prior to service.

 

Graveside service and burial will be held following funeral service at Reece Cemetery on Bulldog Road, Trade, TN.

 

At other times, the family will receive friends at her sister’s residence, 1189 Modock Road, Trade, TN.

 

Online condolences can be sent to the family through our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

 

Professional services for the Robinson family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

James Larry Sheets

Mr. James Larry Sheets,71, of Hickory, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Frye Regional Medical Center, following a period of declining health.

James was born on December 12, 1947 in Carter County, TN to the late Fred Thomas Sheets and Mary Evelyn Heaton Sheets. He was a member of Refuge Baptist Church in Hickory, and was retired from Spectrum Dyed Yarns, where he had worked for over 45 years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Stanton Sheets, four brothers, Ben, Jack and Jess Sheets, and John D. Blevins, two sisters, Maude Riley and Martha Propst, and extended family Scott E. Bolin.

Surviving are his three children, Angel Crawley and husband Kevin of Nebo, Martha “Sissy” Mitschke and husband Robert of Connelly Springs, and Freddie Sheets of the home. Also surviving are seven grandchildren; James Ashe and wife Leah, Timothy Ashe and wife Chelsey, Ashley Traxler, Joseph Henson and wife Brandi, Natalie Henson, Isaiah Sheets and Hannah Sheets, three great-grandchildren; Emma Ashe, Ryder Lee Byrd and Mason Traxler and extended family April Bolin, Andy Price, Raby Coleman and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service with Rev. Ernest Bartley and Rev. Robert Ashe officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese. At other times the family will gather at the home of Martha Mitschke.

Memorials may be sent to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.

An online guestbook and obituary is available at www.heritagefuneralservices.com

Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Sheets family.

Lois Ann Trivett

Lois Ann Trivett, age 80, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at her residence. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther Farmer and Pearl Forrester Farmer; sisters-in law, Ruth Earp and Christine Trivette and brother-in-law, Herman Trivette.

 

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 60 years, Ed Trivett; daughters, Cindy Hughes and special friend Larry Wallace, Bonnie Trivette and husband Larry, and Brandy Kruse; step-son Paul Trivette and wife Cindy; sister Barbara Sacco and husband Joe; brother Kenneth Farmer and wife Sharron; sisters-in -law Rita Roten and special friend Garry Warren, and Betty Trivette; brother-in-law, J. D. Trivett and wife Sandy; grandchildren, Misty Lipford and husband Mark, Bradley Hyder and Karen Carmack, Clinton Mahala, Holly Mahala and special friend Arlie Coffee, and Justin Payne; great-grandchildren, Roma Lipford, Blake Hyder, Chloe Hyder, Emily Mahala, Shaye Hamm, Ivan Mahala, and Emitt Mahala; several nieces and nephews; special friends at Amedisys Hospice and a very special thanks to Lori Ligon, Gail Miller, Jerry Brown and Chris Hughes.

Graveside service and burial will be conducted at 11am on Friday, April 26, 20109, at 900 Crowder Road, Mountain City, TN with Minister Chris Hughes officiating.

Online condolences can be sent to the family through our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Robinson family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

CARLISS JEAN WHITE

 

Carliss Jean White, age 56, of Elizabethton, Tennessee, gained her reward after a courageous battle with cancer. Carliss was born in Elizabethton, TN on September 6, 1962, to the late Carl Edward White and Christene Gentry Fletcher. In addition to her parents, Carliss is preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Carver.

 

Carliss was a member of Second Baptist Church in Jonesborough, TN. She enjoyed shopping, Snapchat and Facebook to pass her time. More than anything, she loved spending time with her grandchildren.

 

Carliss’ love and memory will live on in those she has left behind. Those left to remember Carliss are her daughters Michelle Vanover and husband Johnny, Elizabeth Green and husband Nicholas all of Elizabethton, TN, Nancy Main of Trade, TN, and McKayla Francis of Jonesborough, TN; a brother Charlie White; sisters Pam Buchanan and Ruth Smith; 6 grandchildren that she adored; several nieces and nephews and her special friend Larry Rudder.

 

Funeral services for Carliss will be conducted at 7 pm on Monday, April 29, 2019, in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel at Hux & Lipford Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 pm – 7 pm prior to the service with Pastor Scott White to officiate.

 

Honorary Pallbearers will be Charlie Fletcher, Johnnie Vanover, Nicholas Vanover, and Charlie White.

 

Online condolences can be sent to the family through our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

 

Professional services for the White family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

Patricia “Patty” Sue Thomas

Patricia “Patty” Sue Thomas

Patricia “Patty” Sue Thomas, age 54, of 36586 Plum Creek Road, Glade Springs, VA passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at the Johnston Memorial Hospital.

Patricia was born May 20, 1964, to the late James Jackson and Billie Jean Crigger Havens.

Patricia was a member of Gospel Tabernacle of Meadowview. She enjoyed spending time with her grandson, Caleb Stumbo.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Warren Keith Thomas; her sons, Ricky and Justin Stumbo of the home; sisters Judy Johnson, Elizabeth Combs, and Tamera Brewster; brothers Tommy Jackson, Eugene Jackson and Michael Jackson; grandchildren Caleb Stumbo and Arabella Stumbo; lots of nieces and nephews and many friends and church family.

Funeral services for Patty will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Saturday April 27, 2019, at Glade Springs Baptist Church with Pastor David Robins officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm prior to funeral service.

Graveside service and burial will follow the funeral service in Mount Rose Cemetery, Glade Springs, Virginia.

Online condolences can be sent to the family through our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Thomas family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

William Floyd Pope

William Floyd Pope, age 82, of Mountain City, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at his home.  Floyd was born on June 4, 1936, in Ashe, County, NC to the late Ennis and Delphia Mahala Pope.  In addition to his parents Floyd was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Melvina (Eastridge) Pope, who passed on March 7, 2012; brothers, Omery, Harlan and Roy O. Pope and sisters, Marie Mahala and Beulah Allen.

Floyd was retired from United States Army with 20 years of service.  He had also worked as a Dispatcher, Jailer and Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department. Floyd and his wife enjoyed going to the Senior Citizens Center where he delivered meals on wheels.  He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.

Floyd is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Janice Carol Pope Mahala and Ron of Ashe County, NC, Teresa Darlene Pope King and David of Knoxville, TN and Brenda Annette Pope Philhower and Cliff of Elkton, MD; sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony Floyd Pope and Peggy of Trade, TN, James Dale Pope and Elizabeth Christine of Mountain City, TN and Alexander Drew Pope and Virginia of Mountain City, TN; sisters, Geneva Hines and Louise Simmons; son-in-law; Kenneth E. Roark, Jr. of Greenville, TN; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; honorary grandchild, Madison Blevins, several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastors Billy Morefield and Sam Lawson to officiate.

Graveside Service and Interment with Military Honors accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard will follow from the Pope Family Cemetery, Sprucey Lane, Mountain City, TN. Pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 1525 Sprucey Lane, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com

The family of William Floyd Pope has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, Tennessee 37683.

Selmer Paul Hammons

 

Selmer Paul Hammons, age 89, of Forge Creek Road, Mountain City, Tennessee, went to his heavenly home on Monday, April 15, 2019, peacefully at his home. He was born on November 21, 1929 in Mountain City, TN to the late Andy W. and Lora Callie Simcox Hammons. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by an infant brother, Dexter Hammons; one sister, Bernice Payne. He was raised by his grandparents, Emerson and Cora Simcox from the age of 7 months, after his mother passed away.

 

He was a member of Hammons Chapel Christian church, where he served as Deacon and Elder for many years.

 

Paul worked many years as a carpenter and brick mason. He enjoyed reading the Bible, gardening and farming. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and loved helping them anytime he could.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife of 68 years, Thelma Mast Hammons; one son, Doug Hammons and wife Michaeline; one daughter, Linda Thompson and husband Charlie; grandsons, Brandon Thompson and wife Amy and Lance Hammons and Sandra; granddaughter, who adored him, Mandy Hawkins and husband Charlie; five great grandchildren, Scottie, Gracie, Izzy, Macey and Michael; brother, Elmer Hammons; sister, Viola Joines; several nieces and nephews and many special friends.

 

The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 with Minister Joshua Giddings officiating. Eulogy will be given by Bob Heck. Graveside service and interment will follow at the Hammons Family Cemetery, located behind their home. Pallbearers will be Scottie Tester, Brandon Thompson, Lance Hammons, Charlie Hawkins, Charlie Thompson and Larry Henson. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Hammons Chapel Christian Church.

 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

 

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 349 Forge Creek Road, Mountain City, TN.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mountaincityfh.com.

 

The family of Selmer Paul Hammons has entrusted his service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Larry Dale Huskins

Larry Dale Huskins, age 73, of Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on November 4, 1945 to the late Jim and Doris (Fritts) Huskins. In addition to his parents, Larry has preceded in death by his wife, Sharon Horne Huskins, who passed away 2003.

 

He loved sports and was an avid NASCAR and Miami Dolphins fan. He had a laughter that would light up a room. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed going to their ballgames. Larry enjoyed passing time sitting on his front porch. He was a simple man who lived a simple life.

 

Those left to cherish his memories include his son, Kevin Huskins and wife Meghan; sister, Dolores Johnson and husband Jack; brother, Paul Huskins and wife Wanda; grandchildren, Connor Huskins, Dylan Huskins and Cayden Huskins; sister-in-law, Carolyn Woods and husband Richard ‘RC’Woods; special cousin, Shirley Watson and several nieces and nephews.

 

Graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Phillippi Cemetery.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain City Funeral Home.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mountaincityfh.com.

 

The family of Larry Dale Huskins has entrusted his service to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN.

 

Kathy Patricia Harmon

 

 

Kathy Patricia Harmon, age 62, of Sink Valley Rd., Butler, TN passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Johnson County Community Hospital. She was born in Colbert County, AL on December 24, 1956 to Rebecca Blankenship Johnson and the late Herbert Johnson. In addition to her father, Kathy was preceded in death by a, brother, Kenneth Johnson and her father-in-law, Gedar Harmon.

 

She is survived by her husband of 46 years Glenn Harmon, mother, Rebecca Johnson; daughters, Elizabeth Harmon, Crystal Jacobs and James Tate, sons, Carl Harmon and wife Katriona and Ethan Harmon; grandchildren, Matthew Dugger, Adam Dugger, Michael Dugger, Cynthia Harmon, Kayleigh Nielsen, Martin Harmon, Kristen Tate, Alli Tate and Raven Tate; great-grandchild, Dustin Eric Dugger; sisters, Bonnie, Nancy, Barb and Becky; brothers, Jeff and Bobby; mother-in-law, Virginia (Toots) Harmon and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Saturday April, 20, 2019 at Mountain City Funeral Home with funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Harvey White officiating. Graveside Service and interment will follow from the Harmon Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Matthew Dugger, Adam Dugger, Carl Harmon, James Tate, Earl Garland and Larry Greer.

 

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her mother-in-law, Virginia Harmon 2639 Sink Valley Rd., Butler, TN 37640.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .

The family of Kathy Patricia Harmon has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

 

Tresie Ann Johnson Wagner

 Tresie Ann Johnson Wagner, age 66, of Butler, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at her home, surrounded by family, following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on April 29, 1952 to Eva White Johnson and the late Troy Johnson. In addition to her father, Tresie was preceded in death by brothers, Dwight Johnson and Robert ‘Bob’ Floyd Johnson.

 

Tresie was a proud farmer and enjoyed working outdoors and especially enjoyed gardening. She had a special love for animals and loved watching all the wild animals on their farm and surrounding areas, especially the squirrels.

 

She was a member of Sugar Grove Baptist Church.

 

In addition to her mother, Eva Johnson, those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 49 years, Melvel ‘Mel’ Wagner; son and daughter-in-law, Jody Mack Wagner and wife Kala; sisters, Mary Lou Howes, Bonnie Kate Reece and Patty Johnson; brothers, James Dale Johnson, Richard Douglas Johnson, David Wayne Johnson and Anthony Dean Johnson; special friends, Selma Vines and Lisa Greer and several nieces and nephews.

 

The family will receive friends from 12-2:00 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Don Winters officiating. Special music will be provided by the Sugar Grove Church Choir. Graveside service and interment will follow the funeral in the Sugar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jody Wagner, Andy Johnson, David Johnson, Doug Johnson, Gary ‘Bull’ Campbell and Eddie Reece. Honorary pallbearers are Dry Run Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sugar Grove Baptist Church, 925 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, TN 37640.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com .

The family of Tresie Ann Johnson Wagner has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

 

 

Dallas Glen Parker

 

Dallas Glenn Parker, age 78, of 496 Taft Eggers Lane, passed away, Friday, April 19, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness.  Dallas was born December 1, 1940, in Elizabethton, Tennessee to the late Loyd Parker and Vergie Morefield Parker. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Loyd Parker, Jr., bother-in-law Alfred Wood and sister-in-law Charlotte Parker.

Dallas was a member of the Mountain City Church of Christ, a US Army Veteran.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching his grandchildren play sports.  Dallas was a retired electrician and member of IBEW #934.

Those left to cherish Dallas’ memory are his wife of 53 year, Phyllis Eggers Parker; sons, Carroll Parker and wife, Sherry and Terry Parker and wife Kelly all of Mountain City; sisters Shirley Wood, Barbara Sexton, and Mary Shupe and husband Benny, all of Mountain City; brother Charles Parker of Mountain City; grandchildren Valerie Parker, Tyler Parker, Nora Parker, Barrett Parker, Josi Roark, and Dalton Roark; great-grandchild Braydon Greenwell; several nieces and nephews; his church family; IBEW brothers of Local #934.

Funeral services for Dallas G. Parker will be conducted on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 7 pm in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 5pm -7 pm prior to the service.  Chuck Stewart and Dean Gouge will officiate the service.  Graveside service, with military honors, will be conducted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 11 am, with Honors accorded by the Johnson County Honor Guard, from Sunset Memorial Park, Mountain City, TN.

Pallbearers will be Brian Shupe, Tim Parker, Kenny Wood, Robbie Brown, Jeff Brown, and Darren Jenkins.  Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Rogers and all the nurses at the VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, Staff of Amedisys Home Health Care, and the men of Mountain City Church of Christ.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for the Dallas Parker family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mountain City, TN.

Veronia Ruth (Stout) Boggs Williams

Veronia Ruth (Stout) Boggs Williams, age 84, of 429 Chestnut Drive, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 7, 2019. She was born May 7, 1934 to the late George and Dora Stout.

In addition to her parents she is also proceeded in death by her brother, Garland Stout; sister, Voida Mason; husbands, Rastis Boggs and William (Bill) Williams.

Veronia was of the Baptist faith and loved the Lord. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mountain City.

Veronia was Heaven’s angel sent to bless all that knew and loved her. She was Mom, Mom-Maw, Granny, sister, aunt, and friend to so many. Veronia loved to spend time with her family and cherished each and every one of them. She never turned away a stranger and always invited them inside her home for shelter and a good home cooked meal leasing them to enter as strangers but leave as friends whom often returned. She was the heart of her family, the rock against outside storms, the patient listener, and the one who taught many what true unconditional love really was. Veronia greeted the world with a smile and left memories of love and laughter in all that knew her. She will be forever missed by those that love her.

Those left to cherish her memories include her children: David Boggs and wife Beverly of Canvas, WV, Vickie and Earl Price, Brenda and Dale Owens, Joy Boggs and the late Tommy Owens, Billie Jean Brock, William (Buddy) Williams, Jr. and wife Christie, and Jerry Williams and friend Faith Swift all of Mountain City.

Grandchildren: Tiffany Williams and Charlie Forrester, Tabitha Gruver, David Aaron Boggs, Jodie Lynn Necessary, Tim Price, Angel Gilley, Crystal Owens, Elena Owens, Douglas (D.J.) Fritts, Lekisha Hubbard, Kasaunda Fuller, Kayla Williams, Christopher Williams, Clay Williams, and Corey Williams.

Great grandchildren: Bentley and Carson Forrester, Brianna Capps, Logan Gilley, Montana Price, Trevor, Myah and Christian Fuller, Scotty, Sierra and Samuel Hubbard, Bella, Brayden and Branson Fritts, Madison and Tristan Gruver, Brooke, Kyleigh and William Boggs.

One sister, Peggy Phillips, and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers: David Boggs, Buddy Williams, Jerry Williams, Dale Owens, Charlie Forrester, and D.J. Fritts.

Honorary Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

The family would like to extend its special thanks to Dr. James Shine and staff, Dr. Charles Famoyin and staff, Roan Creek Baptist Church Medical Supplies, and Jeff Young and the members of the Johnson County Rescue Squad.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Veronia’s honor to the Johnson County Cancer Support Group, C/O Flo Bellamy,

Funeral Services will be held at 7pm, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Rev. Shannon Courtner to officiate. The family will receive friends from 5pm – 7pm prior to the services. Graveside service will be held at 11am on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Sunset Memorial Park.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.huxlipfordfh.com

Professional services for Veronia Williams and family are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home.

Rosemary Guy Woodard

 

Rosemary Guy Woodard, age 62, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 17, 1956 to the late Bill and Diana Morefield Guy.

Rosemary was a faithful servant of her Lord and Savior. She was a member of Southside Freewill Baptist Church. She loved her church and church family and cherished her memories of teaching her children’s Sunday School Class. She was dearly loved and cherished by her family. She was the best Mammaw and treasured her time with her grandchildren. Rosemary never met a stranger and was a special blessing to all who knew her.

She was a former employee of Timberland Shoe Company and Lois’ Country Café.

Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 45 years, Raymond ‘Bill’ Woodard; daughter, Diana Woodard Branch and husband Ray; granddaughter, Kristen Branch McGlamery and husband Jacob; grandson, Stephen Branch and girlfriend, Gabi Proffitt; sister, Sally Guy Horne and husband Richard; adopted brother, Leroy Guy; very special niece, Thelma Horne; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Mountain City Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Pastors Richard Shepherd and Berrey Dunn officiating. Graveside service and interment will follow the funeral at Morefield-Townsend Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Branch, Stephen Branch, Bob Taylor, Lynn Courtner, Glenn Woodard and Dean Townsend. Honorary pallbearers are Richard Horne, John Allen, John Woodard, Glen Forrester, Heinz Watkins, Lacy Tyner, Jack Smith, Jerry Brown and Michael Guy.

The family would like to personally thank Daniel Jones and Amedisys Hospice whose care allowed us to keep her home where she wanted to be.

At other times the family will receive friends at the home, 2633 McEwen Road, Mountain City, TN.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

 

The family of Rosemary Guy Woodard has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward

 

 

Rosa Irene Grindstaff Ward, age 93, passed away on March 26, 2019, at Mountain City Care Center. Rosa was born in Johnson County, Tennessee on April 3, 1925, to the late Dan and Lilly Grindstaff. In addition to her parents, Rosa is preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, R.V. Ward in 1990; her son Billy Dwight Ward in 1995; sisters, Hazel and Ruth Grindstaff; brothers, Don, Bob and A.D. Grindstaff; nephew James Snyder.

 

Those left to cherish her memory are her Daughter-in-Law, Karen Gobble Ward; grandsons, Billy Dwight Ward II and Mark Alexander Ward and wife Dana; great-grandchildren, Mark Alexander Ward II and Natalie Claire Ward; nieces and nephews, Deana Shoun, Karen Cunningham, Carol Shores, Mary Joann Swift, Roy, David, and Richard Snyder, Danny, Joe, Jerry, and Benny Grindstaff, Joann Cutlup, Penny Vaught, Margaret Myers, Hal and Wayne Ward, and Bob Miller; several great nieces and nephews; special neighbors and friends including the members of Pine Grove Baptist Church and the VFW Auxiliary Post 6908.

 

What Granny loved most was working in her vegetable garden and canning the fruits of her labor, milking the cows, and just being outside. Granny loved watching game shows. She enjoyed playing checkers, reading her Bible, ice cream, and the smell of roses, which were her favorite flower.

 

Services for Rosa will be held at 2pm on Friday, March 29, 2019, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Neva, TN. The family will receive friends from 12:30pm – 2pm prior to the service. Internment will follow services at Mast Cemetery. Rev. Mike Penley will officiate the services.

 

Pallbearers will be Jerry Grindstaff, Blake Grindstaff, Danny Grindstaff, Marvin Arney, Roy Hodge, Johnny Shull, Wayne Davis, and Bob Ward. Honorary Pallbearers will be Sam Cress, Dr. John Whitlock, Hal Ward, Wayne Ward, Bob Miller, Dick Snyder, Roy Snyder, and David Snyder.

 

Professional services are being provided by Hux & Lipford Funeral Home of Mt. City, TN.

 

Online condolences can be submitted via our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com