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RACZKOWSKI ,  LETTIE  77, Lancing, died Aug. 2, 1998.  Preceded by her parents Fred and Elsie Kennedy. Survivors:  husband of 53 years, Faustyn A. Raczkowski; sisters and husband,  Gene and Meril Anleitner, Dorothy and Roscoe Heidel, Marie and George McCartt, and Janice and Bill Bogdany; brothers and wife, Roy Kennedy, Ray and Natalie Kennedy, Farrell and Margie Kennedy, Bill and Joan Kennedy. Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery.   [Morgan County News]
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RACZKOWSKI, FAUSTYN, 86, Lancing passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2002 in the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.  He was a member ot Saint Ann’s Catholic Church and a veteran of WW II.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years Letty Kennedy Raczkowski; parents Gustaw and Josephine Raczkowski; brothers, Chester and Richard Raczkowski, one of his brothers was killed in action during WW II; and sisters Jean Gyger and June Haas.  He is survived by brother Al Raczkowski; sister Cecelia Maleski; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Gene Anleitner, Dorothy and Roscoe Heidel, Marie and George McCartt, Janice and Bill Bogdany, Roy and Delsi Kennedy, Ray and Natalie Kennedy, Farrell and Margie Kennedy and Billy Kennedy and several nieces and nephews.  The family received friends Thursday evening Jan. 3, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  Funeral services were held Friday morning at 10 a. m. in the Saint Ann’s Catholic Church with Father Mike Sweeney officiating.  Interment followed in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge.  [Morgan County News]


RADAKOVICH, MARTHA WEATHERFORD, 76, of Jackson, Miss., died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005 at her home. Born Jan. 16, 1929 in Oakdale, she was raised in Rockwood. She held a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Portland State University, Oregon, and had postgraduate training in journalism at UCLA, Los Angeles. She was a stewardess for United Airlines and later created an upscale clothing store, Weatherford’s in Portland, Ore. A devoted mother, she spent most of her life in the Northwest, where she raised her children. She moved to Jackson in 2004 to be with her daughter and family.  Survivors include son Robert P. Radakovich of Portland; daughter, Jan Radakovich Aru of Ridgeland, Miss.; brothers, Clyde Weatherford of Richmond, Va., and George Weatherford of Fort Wayne, Ind.; sisters, Kathie York of Clarksville, Ind., Betty Griffin of Knoxville and Margaret Hartman of Southern Shores, N.C.; and grandchildren, Robbie and Marco Aru of Ridgeland and Vanessa Radakovich of Portland.A memorial service will be in Rockwood at a later date. Mark Seepe Funeral Directors and Crematorium, Jackson, is in charge of arrangements.  [Roane County News]


RAINEY, LEIGHTON E., 89, Coalhill Community, passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2002 in the Methodist Medical Center.  He was preceded by his wife of 20 years, Mary Emma Rainey of Coalhill; daughter, Linda Griffith of Petros; step-children Roy and Ella Mae Fritts of Wartburg, Betty and James Ritter of Harriman, Della and Gene Bale of Kingston, Mary Hamby of Harriman, Iva and Don Coker of Harriman and Dean and Patty Fritts of Harriman; 29 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren and 14 gret-great-grandchildren.  Leighton loved the Lord and his family and Church.  The family will receive friends Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002 from 7 tto 9 p. m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  Fruneral services will be held Thursday at 2 p. m. in Coalhill Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Treadway, Bro. Don Daughtery and Bro. David JOhnson officiating.  Interment will follow in Petros Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


RAINEY, LOUIS ROBERT, 72, Petros, died Aug. 10, 1999 in the UT Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  He was a retired Navy veteran of 23 years, member of the Black Diamond Lodge #625 of Petros and attended the Wartburg Presbyterain Church.. Preceded by first wife, Opal Webster Rainey.  Survived by wife, Marvine Cox Rainey; son Scott Christopher Rainey; sons, and wives, Louis R. Rainey Jr., and wife Janice; David Patrick and wife Olga Rainey;  three grandchildren.Burial in Tennessee Veteran Cemetery, Knoxville. [Morgan County News]


RAINEY, MARY EMMA FRITTS, 89, Coalhill Community, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2002 in Methodist Medical Center.  She was a loving mother, grandmother and a faithful member of Coalhill Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Samuel Fritts and husband of 20 years Leighton Rainey.  She is survived by children Roy and Ella Mae Fritts of Wartburg, Betty and James Ritter of Harriman, Gene and Della Bale of Kingston, Mary Hamby of Harriman, Donie and Iva Coker of Harriman and Dean and Patty Fritts of Harriman: step-daughter Linda Griffith of Petros; and 29 grandchildren and 49 great granchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren.  Funeral service was Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Coalhill Baptist Church.  Rev. Bill Treadway, Brother Don Daughtery and Brother David Johnson officiated.  Interment was in Coalhi.. Cemetery.  The family received friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. in Kyker Funeral Home in Harriman.  [Morgan County News]


RAINEY, MARY JANE DAUGHTERY – age 81, of Clinton, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2000 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was a member of Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, John & Srelda Daugherty Rainey; brother, Robert Leonard Rainey. Born May 11, 1919 in Morgan County. Survivors; sister, Martha Lou Braden of Clinton; brothers, Mack Rainey & wife, Myrtle of Dayton, Ohio, Ralph Rainey & wife, Jonnie of Mims, Fla.; sister in law, Ann Rainey of Clinton; several nieces & nephews, all who were special to her; special friend, Mae Daughterty of Rockwood. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Saturday, December 9th at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with funeral service following at 8 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Jarnigan Chapel Cemetery. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home of Clinton in charge of all arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


RAINEY,  THOMAS HILL, 89, of Burrville, formerly of Brentwood, Tn., died March 2, 1996. Preceded by wife, Margaret McGrath Rainey. Survivors: daughter Nancy Joyce Rainey Bailey, grandson, John Bailey, daughter-in-law, Paula Bailey, one g-granddaughter;  sister, Mildred Rainey Carter. Burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery. [Morgan County Standard]


RAINEY, SHIRLEY JOHNSON, 64, Cawood, Ky., formerly of Petros, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2002 in her home.  She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Rainey; mother and father Chris and Seffie Johnson; and a brother Gilbert Wright Jr.  She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Pamela S. and Jackie (Gene) Brown; grandchildren, Natasha, Santanna and Chris Brown; sister and brother-in-law Bonnie Sue and Arnold Wyrick; nieces Vicki Williams, all of Petros and Michelle Jones of Rockwood;  sisters-in-law Grace Wrtight of Chattanooga and Renee Rainey of Petros;  and several nieces and nephews also in the Petros area.  Funeral services were in Cawood, Kentucky.  [Morgan County News]


RAINEY, WALTER B., 79, of Oliver Springs, died Sunday, June 20, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Born Dec. 28, 1924, in Petros, he was the son of George Henry and Rose Mary Daugherty Rainey.Mr. Rainey was a faithful member of Frost Bottom Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from the Oak Ridge K-25 site as a sheet metal worker. He was also a U.S. Army veteran, who served his country in the 185th Engineer Combat Battalion during World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister, Garvin Rainey, Albert Rainey, Willie Rainey, Marvin Rainey and Gladys Irene Rainey. Mr. Rainey is survived by his wife of 56 years, Bobbie Lee White Rainey; two daughters, Juanita Lamb and husband, Charles, of Harriman, and Nona Lee Rainey of Oliver Springs; two grandchildren, Charles A. Lamb III and wife, Kristi, of Harriman and Christopher B. Lamb and wife, Leah, of Rockwood; four great-grandchildren, Madison Lamb, Zachary Lamb, Hannah Lee Lamb and Alexia Lamb; and by several nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and special friends. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, 2004, at Frost Bottom Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Marlow officiating. A graveside service will follow at the church cemetery with full military rites. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.  [Oak Ridger]


RAINS, MRS. JUANITA MAE (NITA), age 92 of Deer Lodge, TN, passed away Monday, August 30, 2010. She was a member of the Deer Lodge Congregational Church.She was preceded in death by her husband; Stanifer Rains, Parents; Daniel and Anna Holmes.Great-grandson; Dustin Shane Lavender,Brothers; Frances, Walter and Eugene Holmes,She is survived by son; Sonny and Barbara Lipford of Deer Lodge,TN, Granddaughters; Chris and Robin Hanks of Kingston, TN; Lisa and Rod Crass of Deer Lodge, TN. Great-grandchildren; Brandon and Amber Lavender, Sunny Dayle Lavender, Kyle Roland Crass,
Great-great-granddaughter; Shelby Rae Lavender, Foster daughter; Sandy and Bob Phillips of Sunbright and their family, David, Jason and Mary Beth, Sisters; Eloise Stone, Lyla Russell, Brother; Raymond Holmes. The family will receive friends Friday, September 3, 2010 from 2:00 to 3:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright with funeral service to follow at 3:00 P.M.Pastor Rose Hermonat officiating.Interment will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge, TN. [Morgan County News]


RAINS, NERVA, 88, a 61 years resident of Morgan County, passed away suddenly June 27, 2001.  She was born near Popular Creek, Ky., the daughter of Nancy Ann and Jarvis Carpenter of Silar, Ky., and came to Morgan County as a young wife in 1933.  She was the wife of the late Lee Rains, a coal miner and themother of Lawrence Rains, also deceased.  She is survived by son, Kenneth R. Rains of Wartburg; and daughters Phyllis Rains Akin of Chattanooga and Patsy Rains Ferrell of Cookeville.  Interment in Roane Memorial Gardens, Roane County, TN.  [Morgan County News]


RANDOLPH,  RUTH MARIE BREWER KENNEDY , 74, formerly of Mossy Grove Community, died Oct. 5, 1982, in Crossville.
Survivors: husband, Estes Randolph; sons, Leland Brewer, David Kennedy, William Paul Kennedy, and Larry Allen Randolph; daughters, Ann Joyce Rayder and Carol Sue Sizelowe; stepson, Harold D. Randolph.  Sisters; Marcia Schubert, Martha Robinson, Jeanie Lamance and Kathleen Burch.  Burial in Liberty Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


RANDOLPH, VIOLET E.COLLINS, 80, of Maryville, formerly of Harriman, died Sunday, March 19, 2006 in Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville. Born Sept. 10, 1925, in the Pine Orchard community of Morgan County, she was a member of Grace Baptist Church, Harriman, and attended Dotson Memorial Baptist Church, Maryville. Before her retirement, she was a hotel manager and a sales clerk with Burns Dress Shop, Harriman. She was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Minnie Collins; and her husband, Ernest “Dude” Randolph. Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Gary W. and Karen P. Randolph of Maryville; grandchildren and spouses, Michael and Candie Randolph of Lebanon and Misty and Calvin Blevins of Friendsville; great-grandchildren, Malia Randolph and Mackenzie Blevins; sister, Louise C. Jones of Karns; nieces, Pat Christmas of Nashville, Teresa Lance of Sevierville, Paula Melhorn of Coalfield and Jocelyn Taylor of Knoxville; and many friends. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Evans Mortuary chapel, Rockwood, with the Rev. Ralph Nance officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood. [Roane County News]


RANEY,  TRINIDAD  formerly of Lancing died in Wartburg, June 6, 1999. Preceded by husband, Bill Raney and son, William David Raney. Survivors: son Fred Raney and wife Donna; daughters, Barbara J. Vorhees and husband Larry, Eileen Trumbull and husband Steven and Cathy Howard and husband David; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; brother, Fred Holmes and sisters, Bessie Holmes, Gracie Leffler and Lynn Parsons. Private memorial service at a later date. [Morgan County News]


RANKIN, MRS. RUTH – age 87, of Mossy Grove, passed away Friday, July 30, 2004 in the Life Care Center of Morgan County. She was a member of the Union Baptist Church. She was a former beautician and loved to quilt and garden. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Laura Lamance; sisters, Molly Heidel and June Lamance; son-in-law, Wayne Lovelace, Jr. She is survived by her husband, William Rankin; daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Laura and Don Mack of Mossy Grove and Billye and David Carrington of Oak Ridge; grandchildren: Deborah Lovelace of Memphis, Donna Jo Decote of Phoenix, Arizona, Joann Hill of Mossy Grove and Lydia Thugut of Durham, North Carolina; great grandchildren: Danielle Powers, Donnie Decote, Ashley Decote, and Holly Thugut; great-great granddaughter, Bella Taylor; sister, Helen Joyce; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Ruth Lamance. The family will receive friends Sunday, August 1, 2004 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert Pfaff officiating. The family requests that any memorials be in form of donation, to the Life Care Center of Morgan County. [Schubert Funeral Home]
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RANKIN, MR. WILLIAM M. – of Mossy Grove, passed away Monday, January 21, 2008, at the Life Care Center of Morgan County. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Rankin was a dairy farmer for many years prior to becoming an officer with the Tennessee Forestry Department of Conservation. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Rankin; parents, Henry and Amanda Rankin; brothers, Ernest and Melvin Rankin; and sisters, Ester Harness and Dora Jones. He is survived by sister, Eva Jones; brothers, Ben and wife, Bobbie Rankin, and Claude Rankin; a very special nephew, Van Rankin; step-daughters, Anna Laura and husband Don Mack, and Sylvia (Billye) and husband David Carrington; step-granddaughters, Debby Lovelace, Lydia Thugut, JoAnn Hill, and Donna Mack. Several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews also survive. The family will receive friends Thursday, January 24, 2007 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will be Friday at 1:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Robert Pfaff officiating. Interment will follow in the Rankin Family Cemetery, Mossy Grove with full military honors. The family will meet at the funeral home for a private time of reminiscence one hour prior to the funeral service. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg in charge of arrangements. [Published in the Knoxville News Sentinel on 1/23/2008.]


RASMUSSEN, LYNETTA ANN “LENNY” [GARRETT], 53, a longtime Baker City resident, died April 26, 2005, at her home surrounded by her loving family after battling lung disease for more than a decade. Her memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Father Rob Irwin of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral will officiate. There will be a reception afterward at the Eagles Lodge, 2935 H St. Lynetta Ann Garrett was born on Nov. 1, 1951, at Wartburg, Tenn., to Harlin and Mayme Garrett. The family moved to Baker City when Lenny was an infant. She grew up in Baker City and attended Baker High School. After graduating, Lenny moved to Corvallis to attend Phagan’s Beauty School. During this time she met and married Larry Gordon Mack. The marriage ended tragically, leaving Lenny widowed and carrying her first child, Heather. She returned to Baker City where she met and married Phillip Howard “Pat” Rasmussen. She had a second child, Jessica. Lenny worked as a beautician for many years in Baker City. She was an avid golfer and bowler. She was a very social and outgoing person until disabling lung disease prohibited many of her favorite activities. In her last years, Lenny enjoyed the company of her many friends and family, as well as sewing and gambling. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mayme; her father, Harlin; and brothers, Clifford and Jimmy Garrett. Survivors include her husband, Phillip “Pat” Rasmussen; mother-in-law, Ruth Rasmussen; daughters, Heather Mack and Jessica Hill; sons-in-law, Brady Hill and Arnold Skeels; grandchildren, Bailey, Hunter, Augustus and Olivia; and brothers and sisters, Ray Garrett and his wife, Mary Anne, Euna Fay McAdams, and her husband, Henry, Bobby Garrett and his wife, Kate, Jack Garrett and his wife, Colleen, John Garrett and his wife, Marge, Thelma Elliott, and her husband, Daniel, Kenneth Garrett and his wife, Arlene, Debi Harris and her husband, Ernie, Amber Garrett and her husband, Doug, and Jean Garrett; and countless nieces, nephews and friends.   [Source:  Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 25, 2005]


RAY, MRS. FRANCES CROMWELL, of Harriman, formerly of Oakdale, passed away Sunday December 24, 2006 at Roane Medical Center. She was preceded in death by two husbands: Floyd Robinson and Bill Ray. Her Parents: Roscoe and Rhoda Brown-Engert Cromwell. Two sisters: Gladys Howard and Shirley Wombles. Three brothers: Gordon, Hubert and James. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: Jim and Nancy Robisnson, John and Carol Robinson, Jeff and Mickey Robinson. One daughter and son-in-law: Rita and Tim Connelly. One brother: Leslie Cromwell. Two sisters: Sue Gilbert and Joyce Cromwell. Six grandchildren: Ben, John John, Rita Jane and Jessica Robinson, Shane Day and Angie Sexton. Several great grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 27, 2006 from 6 to 8 PM at Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral services will follow at 8 PM with Bro. Tommy Kilby officiating. Graveside services will be Thursday afternoon at 2 PM in the Crab Orchard Cemetery
in Oakdale. Arrangements by, Davis Funeral Home, Harriman.


RAYDER, JAMES ‘PETE’, age 75 of Oakdale passed away Thursday, December 29, 2005 at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was a loving & devoted family member who loved the Lord. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Preceded in death by his parents, Samuel & Mamie Rayder, 3 brothers, & 3 sisters. Survivors: Loving wife of 57 years Wilma Rayder of Oakdale Daughters Brenda Filyaw of Harriman Rhonda Frye & husband Charlie of Oakdale Ginger Bowlin of Oakdale Amanda Holt & husband Richard of Oakdale Son Mark Rayder & wife Francis of Oakdale Sister Patsy Moreford of Hopkinsville, Ky. 14 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; 3 Great Great Grandchildren. Funeral 12:30 PM Monday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman. Rev. John Underwood and Evangelist Charlie Frye Officiating. Interment in Roane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 PM Sunday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.  [Kyker Funeral Home


RAYDER, ROBERT EUEL ‘BOB’, 80, Oakdale, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2005 in his residence. Mr. Rayder was born Aug. 24, 1925 in Rockwood. He was retired from Harriman Welding Supply and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWII, serving in the South Pacific Theater. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Mamie Rayder; wife, Anna “Joyce” Rayder; sisters, Mary Sheldon, Riva Morris and Frankie Sandifer; and brothers, Tom Rayder and Clifford “Bud” Rayder. He is survived by son, Michael Robert Rayder of Oakdale; sister, Pat Morford of Hopkinsville, Ky.; brother, James “Pete” Rayder of Oakdale; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services and interment was held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005 at 3 p.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, with full military honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood was in charge of arrangements. [Roane County News]


REAGAN,  ANNA M.  70, died, April 14, 1999.  Preceded by husband, Ralph Reagan; mother and step-father, Obed and Hazel Pearson; father, John Benstead and brother, Billy Don Pearson.   Survivors, son, Dennis and wife Nelda Reagan; daughter and son-in-law, Hazel Jane and Keith Wright ;4 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren;  sisters, Faye Crabtree, Lora Arledge and Mary Underwood; brother, Carl A. Pearson. Burial in Lauirel Dale Cemetery, Rugby. [Morgan County News]


REDMON,  ANNA BARDILL  79, of Wartburg, died Dec. 1, 1982.  Survivors: husband, Murrell Redmon; daughter, Ruth Bullen and husband Raymond; sons, Ralph Redmon, Russell Redmon, and Allen Redmon eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.  Survivors, sisters, Barbara Hess, Dora Thornton, Ethel Bohanan and Katheryn Scarbro; brother, Hartwell Bardill. Interment in Wartburg Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


REDMON,   ANNIE JUSTICE 88, Wartburg, died, Dec. 28, 1997.  Preceded by husband, John Redmon; son Jerry L. Redmon; parents, Riley and Ellen Woods Justice and brother Carl A. Justice. Survivors: son, Don W. and wife June Redmon; daughter-in-law Karen Redmon; three grandsons, and one great-grandson.  Burial in Wartburg Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


REDMON, MR. BILLIE MARTIN, age 84 of Wartburg, went to be with the Lord Tuesday June 22, 2010.
He was preceded in death by parents Dallie Basler and Martin Redmon, Sons; Terry Redmon and Martin Keith Redmon, brothers; L.E. Redmon and Boyd Redmon. Mr. Redmon is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Johnnie Ruth Redmon; Daughter; Tammy Laymance and husband Ronnie. Son; Kevin Redmon, daughter-in-law; Grace Redmon. Grandchildren; Dusty and Brandy Laymance, step-grandchildren; Patricia and Alicia Hardman; Step-great-granddaughter; NovaLee Jayde Hardman; Sisters: Leota Hollingsworth and Odessa Woolum; and a wonderful host of loving family and friends. tThe family will receive friends Friday June 25, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Dr. Paul Frick officiating. Graveside service will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. in the Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


REDMON, DOLORES WARD, 77 of Wartburg, passed away Feb. 3, 2008 at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.She was a long time member of Liberty Baptist Church and a 50 year member and past Matron of the Eastern Star Sunrise Chapter # 364, Petros. She was preceded in death by her husband, L.E. Redmon; parents, Beecher and Ora Ward; brothers, Basil, Ross and Roland Ward. Mrs. Redmon is survived by her children, Mike and Kathy Redmon; Sylvia and Ronnie Norman, Wendell and Gloria Redmon, Scott and Sabbath Redmon; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters, Inela Phillips, Lula Seiber, Shelby and Baxter Trail. The family received friends Tuesday evening, Feb. 5, 2008 at Schubert Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral
services followed with Dr. Paul Frick officiating. Graveside services were held Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2008, 11:00 a.m. in Morgan Memorial Gardens, Wartburg.Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg was in charge of arrangements. [Roane County News]


REDMON, DOROTHY M. (HELTON), age 82, of Oakdale, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2005 at Roane Medical Center, after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her Father and Mother, Carl Helton, Sr. and Stella Maude (Stewart) Helton; husband, George Redmon; Grandchild, Brent Beach; three sisters, Helen Bingham, Zella Bingham and Madge Summers, all of Oakdale; two brothers, Claude Allen and Willard Helton, also from Oakdale. She is survived by all eight children, Clayton and Nell Redmon, Rita and Austin Turner, Claude and Ann Redmon, Danny and Sue Redmon, Evelyn and Freddie Hatfield, Stanley and Patti Redmon, Stella and Tracy Beach, Ellen and Mike Lassiter, all of Oakdale; Two sisters, Shirley Collins of Oakdale and Mary Burchfield of Chatsworth, GA; two brothers, Carl Jr. and Alvin Helton, both of Oakdale; 20 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends. The family will receive friends Monday evening, April 4, 2005 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 11 am at White Oak Baptist Church in Oakdale with Rev. Billy Walker officiating. Rev. Mike Nelson of Mt. Vernal will be singing. Most precious pallbearers are her grandsons, Mike and Tim Redmon, James Turner, Scott and Matthew Hatfield, Travis Beach, Brad and Kyle Redmon, all of Oakdale. Interment will follow in the Pine Orchard Cemetery.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


REDMON, EVELYN BYRD, died 2/7/2000 in Goosecreek, S.C. She was the daughter of the late Lee and Ollie Byrd or Wartburg. Survived by husband of 48 years, S.M. (Shirley) Redmon; daughters, Teresa Prince and husband Randy, Tonya Lowery and Dana Redmon; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Shelly Laymance and Geraldine Byrd; sister-in-law, Roselle Schubert, Gladys Whaley and Mary Ellen Laymance; brothers-inlaw, Willie J. Glenn, Tommy Lewis and Hubert Redmon. Burial in Dorchester Memory Gardens in Sommerville, N.C. [Morgan County News]


REDMON, FLORENCE LEE, 95, Wartburg, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2002 in her home.  She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her parents William and Ellen Justice; husband James Thomas Redmon; daughters Oreta Redmon and Helen Cole; two grandsons, Shawn and Kevin Cole; brother Carl Justice; sister Annie Redmon and nephew Jerry Redmon.  She is survived by children Kelly (Bev) Redmon of Illinois, Nova (Cleat) Aker of Nevada, Buddy Redmon of Wartburg, Lorene (Bob) Bethell of Kansas, Carolyn (James) Spradlin of Wartburg and Lou Ann (Danny) Redmon of Wartburg; 12 grandchilren; 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.  The family received friends Friday evening April 5, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  Funeral services began at 8 p.m. with Rev. Bob Bethell officiating.  A graveside service was held Saturday at 11 a. m. in Wartburg City Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


REDMON, HELEN GOODMAN, 67  Timber Lake Circle, Douglasville, Ga., passed away Monday Feb. 9, 2004 in Cobb Hospital in Austell following an extended illness.  She was born Nov. 22, 1936 in Morgan County. She was the daughter of the late John L. Goodmand and the late Rena Summer Goodman. She was a bookkeeper for the Accounting Dept at Mercury Air. She was a member of Wartburg First Baptist Church in Wartburg.  She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Allison and Bill Cooper of Douglasville, Ga., and Debbie and Leo Chapeskie of Sarnia, Ontario Canada; one son, Robert Redmon of Douglasville, Ga.; one sister, Carolyn Daily of Murfreesboro; one brother, Ralph Gopodman of Wartburg; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews.  Memorial services were conducted Sat. Feb. 14, 2004 from the chapel of Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with Rev. Tom Mooty officiating.  [Morgan County News]


REDMON, JAMES A. (BUDDY), 62, Wartburg, passed away March 8, 2003.  He was born Sept 23, 1940. He was in the U.S. Army serving in Korea. He was reitred from Alba Health in Rockwood.  He was preceded in death by his parents James and Florence Redmon; sister Helen Cole; brother-in-law Eddie Cole and nephews Kevin and Sean Cole.  He is survived by brother and his wife Kelly and Bev Redmon of Illinois; sisters and their husbands Nova and Cleat Aker of Nev.; Lorene and Bob Bethell of Kansas, Carolyn and James Spradlin of Wartburg and Lou Ann and Danny Redmon of Wartburg.  Graveside services were held at Liberty Church Cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]


REDMON, MR. L.E. – age 79 of Wartburg, passed away Wednesday, January 28th, 2004. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and a veteran of WW II. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Dallie Redmon; and brother, Boyd. He is survived by his wife, Dolores Ward Redmon; daughter, Sylvia and Ronnie Norman; sons: Mike and Kathy, Wendell and Gloria, and Scott and Sabbath; sisters, Odessa Woolum and Leata Hollingsworth; brothers, Billy Martin and Johnnie Redmon; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday evening, January 30, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. The funeral service will begin at 8 p.m. with Rev. David Acres officiating. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, 11 am in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REDMON, MR. LEONARD (DEAN), of Wartburg, age 48, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2008 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and talking to his friends. He was preceded in death by his mother Bobbie Jean Thornton.He is survived by son, Johnnie D. Redmon and wife Jessie of Wartburg and grandson, Baylan. Father, Ray Redmon of Wartburg, Tn. Sister, Carolyn and husband Richard Young of Wartburg, Tn. Brother, Wayne Redmon of Wartburg, Tn. and a host of friends and other relatives.The family will receive friends Sunday evening, May 11th from 6 to 8 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Bro. Herb Judkins officiating. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 12th at 1:00 in the Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Oak  Ridge, Tn. [Schubert Funeral Home]


REDMON, MARJORIE DEAN, 71, Wartburg, died Oct 9, 1999. Survived by husband, Russell C. Redmon; sons, James Benjamin Buffaloe and wife Lynette; Stephen Keith Buffaloe; daughters, Mary Francis Borner and Holly Candice Redmon; five grandchildren; sister Miss Ethel Freytag; niece Brenda Dagley.  Burial in Wartburg City Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


REDMON, MR. MARTIN KEITH, 48, of Sunbright lost his long battle with cancer on August 15, 2008. He is proceeded in death by grandparents, Dallie Basler and Martin Redmon, Dora and Dolph Chadwicks, and brother, Terry Redmon. He is survived by his loving and caring wife Grace Redmon, daughters, Trish Hardman and Alicia Hardman; son, Donald McNeely and son-in-law Joe Stringfield; granddaughters, Novalee “LeeJay” Hardman and Aryia “BB” Stover; parents, Billy Martin and Johnnie Ruth Redmon; sister, Tammy Laymance and brother-in-law, Ronnie Laymance, brother, Kevin Redmon; nephew, Dusty Laymance, niece; Brandy Laymance and a wonderful host of loving family and amazing friends. The family will receive friends, Sunday, August 17, 2008 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 6 to 8 with funeral service following with Rev. Paul Frick officiating. Graveside service will be held Monday, August 18, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]


REDMON, PEARL BRYSON, 73, of 407 Valley Drive, Oliver Springs, died at 2:45 p.m. Monday, April 27, 1998, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Mrs. Redmon had been a homemaker most of her life. She worked for a few years, prior to her marriage, at hosiery mills in Harriman and Clinton. She was born in Anderson County on Aug. 26, 1924, the daughter of John Robert Bryson and Lucy Mae Russell Bryson, now deceased. She married Ralph Redmon, who survives her, on May 14, 1949, in Rossville, Ga. Mrs. Redmon enjoyed camping, quilting, handicrafts and cooking and was also very interested in her grandchildren’s lives, the family said. She was a Baptist. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Cecil Redmon of Oliver Springs and Paul Redmon and his wife, Nancy, of Kingston; two sisters, Beatrice Bryson of Cookeville and Aileen Klingler of Kingston; a brother, Larry Bryson of Kingston; three grandchildren, Brandy and Lora-Leigh Redmon of Kingston and Leann Redmon of Los Alamos, N.M.; and by many nieces and nephews. A sister, Juanita McKee of Cookeville, and two brothers, Robert Bryson of Detroit, Mich., and Tommie Bryson of Kingston, died earlier. The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Herbert Lee officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 30, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
 [1998 The Oak Ridger]
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REDMON, RALPH ELMER, 82, of Oliver Springs, died Monday, April 14, 2003, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born Oct. 12, 1920, in Morgan County, the son of the late Murruel Redmon and Anna Bardill Redmon. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army. Mr. Redmon retired from Union Carbide Corp./Y-12 plant where he was a salvage yard keeper. He was a member of Beech Park Baptist Church in Oliver Springs, the Disabled American Veterans and Faith Masonic Lodge No. 756 of Oak Ridge. Mr. Redmon had worked the election commission voting polls at Norwood Elementary School since 1955. His hobbies included fishing and gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl Bryson Redmon, and by a brother, Russell Redmon. He is survived by two sons, Cecil Redmon of Oliver Springs and Paul Redmon and his wife, Nancy, of Kingston; a brother, Allen Redmon of Wartburg; a sister, Ruth Bullens of Wartburg; grandchildren, Brandy Redmon of Kingston, Lora-Leigh Redmon Moneymaker of Knoxville and Leann Redmon of Los Alamos, N.M.; great-grandchildren, Benita Vigorito and Teddy Moneymaker; several nieces and nephews and special friends, Daniel B. and Sue Braden and Bruce and Michelle Seibers and family, all of Oliver Springs. A Masonic service will be at 8 p.m.,Wednesday, April 16, 2003, led by members of Faith Masonic Lodge No. 756. The funeral will follow at 8:15 p.m. with the Rev. Robbie Leach officiating. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 17, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family requests that memorials be in the form of contributions to Beech Park Baptist Church Building Fund, 519 West Tri-County Blvd., Oliver Springs, TN 37840. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Weatherford Mortuary.     [Oak Ridger]


REDMON, RUSSELL – age 73 of Brunswick, Ga., formerly of Wartburg, Tenn. passed away on March 26, 2003 in Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Maxine Redmon of Brunswick, Ga.; brothers, Allen Redmon of Wartburg, Tenn. and Ralph Redmon of Oliver Springs, Tenn.; sister, Ruth Bullen of Wartburg, Tenn.; also several nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends Saturday evening, March 29, 2003 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 with Rev. Carl Young, Rev. Mike Justice and Pastor Robert Pfaff officiating. Graveside services will be held Sunday afternoon, March 30, at 2:00 p.m. in the Liberty Church Cemetery, Wartburg. The Morgan County C Club members will serve as honorary pallbearers. Active pallbearers will be, Y.T. Johnson, Woodrow Sneed, Cecil Redmon, Paul Redmon, Robby Redmon, Charles Bullen and Gus Ed Chilton.  [Knoxville News Sentinel]


REDMON, SHIRLEY M. “MAC”, 72, Goose Creek, S.C. entered into eternal rest on the evening of June 12, 2002.  Mr. Redmon was born Feb. 17, 1930 in Wartburg, the son of the later Perry and Winnie Newberry Redmon.  He was a member of Northside Baptist Church.  He served in the U.S. Navy from 1947 until 1968 where he retired as Petty Officer 1st Class.  After retiring from the Navy he served as a sanitation foreman with the City of Goose Creek retiring in 1993.  He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn V. Redmon and brother Willie J. Redmon.  He is survived by three daughters, Theressa D. Prince of Goose Creek, Tonja R. Lowery of Moncks Corner, S.C. and Dana K. Redmon of Goose Creek; four brothers, Tommy Redmon, Glen Redmon, Lewis Redmon and Herbert Redmon, all of Wartburg; three sisters, Rosella Schubert, Gladys Redmon and Mary Ellen Laymance, all of Wartburg; and eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Sat. June 15, 2002 at 3 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Greenridge Road Chapel.  Interment followed in Dorchester Memory Gardens with military honors.  [Morgan County News]


REDMON, MS. TONJA HOPE, age 48, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Wartburg on Friday April 24, 2009. She was preceded in death by parents; Shirley Mac and Evelyn Redmon. She is survived by her long lost and finally reunited first love; Gary (Moe) Justice. Daughters; Amanda Redmon, Rebecca and Jessica Lowery. 5 grandchildren; Ray-Ray, Juby, Vannah, Lizzy and Jay-Z. She was looking forward to being a grandmother again May 1st to another grandson; Ethan. Also surviving are sisters; Theresa Prince and Dana Redmon.5 nieces and nephews; Corie, Colton, Cale, Tara and Ashley. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend. The last thirteen months of her life where her happiest. She had numerous friends who will miss her greatly. A private memorial service Wednesday April 29, 2009 at LaMance Falls.[Schubert Funeral Home]


REDMON,  WANDA STRINGER, of Fla, formerly of Wartburg, died Feb. 10, 1996.  Survived by husband of 32 years, Tommy Redmon; daughter, Robin and husband Earl Nichols; sons, Scott and Jason, one grandson; also four brothers and three sisters.Burial in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Overton County, [Morgan County New]


REDMON, WILDA SMITH, 76, Wartburg, died Saturday evening, Aug. 13, 2005 in the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. She was a member of the Wartburg Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stobert and Virgie Dodson Smith; brothers, Paul and Dewey Smith; and one sister, Elsie. She is survived by husband of 57 years, E.J. Redmon; children, Danny and wife Lou Ann Redmon, Tony and wife Sherri, Robin and husband Gary Wright and Kimberly and husband Durward Brantley; seven grandchildren, Aubrey Bedford, Tiffany Armes, Tonya Redmon, Destre Bond, Gabriel Wright, Benny Wright and Alex Wright; two great-grandchildren, Kaidyn Bedford and Madilyn Armes; five brothers, Johnny, Jerome, Wilfred, Frances and Larry Smith; and five sisters, Trudy, Pamela, Dartha, Cindy and Janice. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, Aug. 16, 2005 from 6 to 8 p.m. with funeral services to follow in Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg, with Bro. Gary Grizzell officiating. Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Morgan Memorial Gardens, Wartburg.  [Roane County News]


REDMON, WILEY BOYD ‘PREACH’, went to his heavenly home Sunday, Sept. 19, 1999. He was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church.  He retired from Y-12 after 30 uyears of loyal service.  He was a veteran of WW II and Master Mason of Emerald Lodge #377.   Preceded by parents, Martin Redmon and Dallie Armes Redmon Basler.  Survived by wife of 58 years, Dixie C. Kreis Redmon; sons, Gregory Boyd Redmon and wife Patricia and Jim Martin Redmon;  Sisters, Leota Hollingsworth and Odessa Woolum; brothers, L.E. Redmon and Billy Martin Redmon. Burial in Morgan Memorial Gardens. [Morgan County News]


REDMON, WILLIAM, age 76, prominent Oakdale farmer, died Tuesday morning, Oct. 13, [1959] at his home. Surviving; wife, Mrs. Julia Bingham Redmon; three sons, Charlie and Joe of Cinninati, Ohio; George Redmon of Oakdale; two daughters, Mrs. Ellis Bingham and Mrs. Ralph Grace of Oakdale; one brother, Dave Redmon of Wartburg; three sisters, Mrs. Sherman Phillips, Mrs. Grant Bingham and Mrs. James Dagley, all of Wartburg. Funeral Thursday at 2 p.m. White Oak Baptist Church, Rev. B.G. Painter officiating; burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery with Schuberts of Wartburg in charge.


REDMON, WILLIE J. – age 73, of Wartburg, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2001, in Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Navy and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He is survived by his sons, Dale Redmon of Greeneville, Tenn., and Rene Redmon of Richmond, Ky.; daughter, Gale Hensley of Wartburg; brothers, Shirley Redmon of Charleston, S.C., Tommy, Glen, Herbert and Lewis Redmon, all of Wartburg; sisters, Rosella Schubert, Gladys Whaley Redmon, and Mary Ellen Laymance, all of Wartburg; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 28, 2001, from 6-8 p.m. in the Chapel of Schubert Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. with Rev. Michael Justus officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests, memorial contributions be made to the Liberty Baptist Church. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REDMON,  WINNIE MARE NEWBERRY  86 of Wartburg, died, Feb. 7, 1996.  Preceded by parents, Issac Baker and Mary Pitts Newberry and husband of 56 years, Perry H. Redmon. Survivors:  duaghters, Rosella and husband Jimmy Schubert, Mary Ellen and husband Dean Laymance and Gladys and C.E. Whaley; sons; Willie J. Redmon, Shirley and Evelyn, and Tommy and Wanda, Glenn, Herbert and Sharon, Louis and Betty.  27 grandchildren, 41 g-grandchildren and four g-g-grandchildren  sisters, Wilma Shields and Irene Haynes and brother, Archie Newberry. Burial in Morgan Memorial Gardens, Wartburg.
[Morgan County News]


REDMON, JULIA ANN,  born May 11, 1882 and died January 12, 1967 was the daughter of George Bingham and  Vesta Summers.  Julia was the husband of William M. Redmon. Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

REDMON, WILLIAM M., was born March 4, 1883 and died October 13, 1959 and was the son of John Redmon and Mary Basler.
Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery.

REDMON, CHARLES, was born May 17, 1910 and died March 6, 1993, WW II.  He was the son of William Redmon and Julia Ann Bingham.  Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
[Submitted by Peggy Brown Cox]


REDMOND, MRS. HATTIE – age 78, of the Karns Community, passed away  January 7, 2001, in the Hillcrest West Nursing Home, Knoxville. She was a longtime member of the Grace Baptist Church in the Karns Community and was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Redmond. Surviving are sons, Douglas and wife, Vickie Redmond of Knoxville and Kenneth Redmond of Knoxville; two grandsons, Brent and Mark Redmond, both of Knoxville; sisters, Grace Blanchard and Jane Lane, both of Newport, Tenn.; several nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral services will be held Wednesday evening, 8 p.m. at the Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg with Rev. Roger Webb officiating. Burial at the Wartburg Cemetery. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REED, MRS. DOROTHY, age 75 of Wartburg, passed away Friday January 23, 2009, at her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was of the Baptist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurman Reed, parents, Oda and Stella Goad, and brothers, Enmon Lee and Clyde Goad. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Starburck and husband, Mike, of Oak Ridge;Sisters; Aggie Joe Jones, of Wartburg, Emma Swint and husband, Johnny, of Pilot Mountian, Youla Newport and husband, Tony of Elgin, Tn. Cathy Woods and husband, Stanley, of Pilot Mountian And several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Monday evening, Jan. 26, 2009, from 6 to 8 P.M.Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. With funeral services to begin at 8 P.M. With Bro Bobby Stewart officiating.  Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. in Annadal Baptist Church Cemetery.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


RETTER, CHARLES “CHUCK” L., of Deerlodge in Morgan County, passed away July 9, 2003. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 12 from the chapel of Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted in Florida. Mr. Retter was born Feb. 26, 1936 in Muncie, IN. He was a professional musician for over 40 years and was a Wal-Mart associate for five years. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia C. Retter; sons and daughter-in-law, Jamie Retter of California, Shane A. and Celina Retter of Hernando, FL and Marty Retter of Alexandria, IN; daughters and sons-in-law, Shanda and Dean Suris of Tallahassee, FL, Roxanne and Paul Schott of Alexandria, IN and Dawn Jimes of Madison, IN; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Judy Retter of Anderson, IN; grandchildren, Dawson Retter, Jennifer Jimes, Jill Retter, Abigail Schott, Alicia Suris and Chris Suris; and a niece and nephew. He was preceded in death by his son, John R. Gray of Oak Glen, CA. Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.  [Crossville Chronicle]


REYNOLDS,   BENNY HOWARD, 54, Coalfield, died July 30, 1995.  Preceded by father, Earl M. Reynolds; brother, Floyd H. Hallcox.  Survivors:  mother, Lois Webster Hallcox Reynolds; daughters, Sharon Northern, Debbie Edgerton and Tammy Shubert; sons; Benny Reynolds, Jr., and Charlie Reynolds; sisters, Dot Burgess and Edith Burgess, Betty Smith, Faye and Butch Talton; brothers, James W. Reynolds, Paul and Debbie Reynolds, Larry and Jeanette Reynolds; 9 grandchildren. Burial in Davis Cemetery, Coalfield.  [Morgan County News]


REYNOLDS, CHARLES, 87, died 3/17/1965 in Georgia. He was formerly from Pine Orchard.  Survivors: sister Emma Short. Burial in Huntsville, Alabama. [MorganCounty News dated 3/25/1965]


REYNOLDS, CHESTER LEE – age 62 of Oakdale passed away  March 11, 2000.  He  preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Artie Duncan Reynolds; and a sister, Maxine Reynolds. Surviving are: brother, Jim and his wife, Bonnie Reynolds of Oakdale, Tenn.; sister, Wanda and her husband, Hank Watson of Staunton, VA.; nephews, Steve, Mike, Shane Reynolds, Tom, Bob, and Carl Lane; nieces, Cheryl and Carol Lane and Patty Hughes and Linda Martin.  Interment in  Piney Church Cemetery. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REYNOLDS, CLARENCE, JR.,  54, Oakdale, died Wed. June 4, 2002 in the Roane County Medical Center, Harriman. He was a Marine Veteran having served three tours of duty in the Vietnam War.  He was a member of the Oakdale Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his father Clarence Reynolds and sister, Carolyn Goad.  He is survived by his wife Pilar Bendal Reynolds or Oakdale; daughers, Jeanette Jones and husband Aaron R. or Oakdale and Jennifer Renee Reynolds of Oakdale; sons and daughters-in-law Clarence and Candy Reynolds III of Kingston and Joey Lynn and Nikki Reynolds of Lancing; mother Marie Langley Reynolds of Oakdale; brothers and sisters-in-law, LeRoy and Rita Reynolds of Trotwood, Ohio, Donnie L. and Karen Reynolds of Brookville, Ohio, Joseph and Patricia Reynolds of Oakdale and William D. and Angie Reynolds of Oakdale; sisters and brother-in-law, Betty Jane and Arnold Johnson of Oakdale, Mary and Jim Fitzpatrick of Las Vegas and Julie McGill of Oakdale and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Thur. evening at 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg, with Rev. Barry McDonald officiating.  Graveside services with military honors were Friday at 11 a.m. in the Reynolds Family Cemetery, Oakdale. The family received friends Thru. evening from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  [Morgan County News]


REYNOLDS, DONNA WARD, age 63, a resident of Murfreesboro, and a former resident of Coalfield, died Thursday, March 19, 2009 at the Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Mrs. Reynolds was born March 6, 1946 in Roane County. She lived in Coalfield until her move to Murfreesboro in 2005. Mrs. Reynolds was a retired school teacher and assistant principal. She taught kindergarten for 30 years at the Petros-Joyner School and retired in 2000. She believed if a young child had the proper seeds planted, the only thing that would ever stop them would be their own lack of desire. She wanted the best for the students she taught and was always happy to see a former student excel. She loved Morgan County and especially the Coalfield and Petros-Joyner communities. Donna was often involved in Coalfield Civic activities and she often offered advice and a helping
hand to someone in need. She had deep spiritual convictions and was a member of the Crossway Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN and a former member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield. Donna was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Juanita Ruffner Ward. Donna is survived by her husband William Reynolds, by a daughter NaTosha Haney and husband David of Murfreesboro and a much anticipated grandchild who is expected in September. She is also survived by a sister, Deborah Malaga and husband Jerry of Murfreesboro. Donna has a step-daughter, Rachel Jarrell of Chattanooga, and three step-grandchildren. She is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her dearly.The family will receive friends Sunday, March 22, 2009 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at
8:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Tony Long and Dr. Billy Edmonds officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Monday, March 23, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. [Sharp Funeral Home]


REYNOLDS, MABEL – age 88, of Deer Lodge, Tenn., passed away Monday evening, July 16, 2001, in the Morgan County Life Care Center, Wartburg. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Deer Lodge. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Reynolds; sons, Charles, Chester Jr., and Lawrence Reynolds; daughter, Sue Hunt, and three grandchildren. Surviving: son, Richard “Dick” and wife, Toots Reynolds of Sunbright; daughters and sons-in-law, Jean Reynolds of Knoxville, Dot and Bob Sexton of Sunbright, Faye and Bob Williams of Peebles, Ohio, and Elizabeth and Don Jones of Fruitland Park, Fla.; sister, Geneva Bojarzin of Crete, Ill; 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday evening, July 19, 2001, at 7:30 p.m. at the Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Sunbright  with Rev. Pat McGee officiating. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, July 20, at the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REYNOLDS, MARIE SOLOMON – age 78, a resident of Coalfield, died Thursday, November 23, 2006 at Harriman Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Reynolds was born December 8, 1927 in Morgan County. She has been a lifelong resident of the area. She was previously employed at the Coalfield School in the Cafeteria, at C & S Dry Cleaners and she retired from Greenbrier Industries. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield. Preceded by her husband; Leo Reynolds, by a son; Steve Reynolds, by a grandson; Kevin Reynolds, by her parents; Manis Solomon and Mattie Jackson Solomon, and by her sister and brother-in-law; Audrey and Henry Jones. Survivors: daughters, Diann Pride and husband Joe of Oliver Springs, Sonya Monday and husband Bobby of Coalfield; sons, David Reynolds and wife Judy of Harriman, Danny Reynolds and wife Doris of Nurnberg, Germany; 9 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Moore and husband Elbert of Coalfield. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family members and a special friend, Loretta Presley of Lake City. The family will receive friends Sunday, November 26, 2006 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home chapel at 8:00 pm with Rev. Don Daugherty and Rev. Ralph Wilson officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Monday, November 27, 2006 at 11:00 am at Davis Cemetery in Coalfield. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements [Knoxville News Sentinal]


REYNOLDS, MRS. MARY ‘MARIE’ LANGLEY – age 87, of Oakdale, TN, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 11, 2009. She was born on February 25, 1922. Mrs. Reynolds was a beloved and devoted mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Oakdale United Methodist Church. Mrs. Reynolds was preceded in death by her father, Henry Langley; mother, Irene Bedford Langley; sister, Margaret Langley (infant); brother, Donald Langley; husband, Ollie James Reynolds; husband, Clarence Reynolds; infant daughter; daughter, Carolyn Reynolds; son, Clarence Reynolds, Jr.; grandson Eddie Nelson; and great-granddaughter, Emma Danielle Reynolds. Mrs. Reynolds is survived by her brother, Henry Langley, Jr.; daughter, Betty Jane Johnson and husband Arnold of Oakdale, TN; daughter, Mary Fitzpatrick and husband James of Las Vegas,
NV; son, Lee Roy Reynolds and wife Rita of Trotwood, OH; daughter-in-law, Nellie Reynolds of Oakdale, TN; son, Don Lynn Reynolds and Karen Jackson of Brookville, OH; son, Joseph Reynolds and wife Patricia, of Oakdale, TN; son, William Reynolds and wife Angela of Oakdale, TN; daughter, Julie Reynolds McGill of Oakdale, TN; 38 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 13, 2009 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. with funeral proceeding at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg, TN. Graveside will be held at the Reynolds Family Cemetery in Oakdale, TN on Monday, September 14, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Pastors Joe Davis and Bill Young will conduct services. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, TN is in charge of arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinel]


RICCA, MICHELE ‘VICKY’ BINGHAM, 55, Madisonville, La., died Aug. 13, 2002 in Lakeview Medical Center, Madisonville, of respiratory failure.  She was born in Wartburg on Jan. 29, 1947.  She is survived by daughters Michele Dougall and Lisa Marie Ricca of Covington, La.; mother and step-father Marie and Richard Geroux of Louisiana; father and step-mother, Lester and Joyce Bingham of Wartburg; brother, Lester Claude Bingham of Florida; half-sister Donna England of Wartburg; five half-brothers Mike, Greg, Randy, Chris and Brian Bingham; and grandson Brendan Dougall.  Burial in Cypress Grove Cemetery.  Sontheimer Funeral Home, Metairie, La. in charge of arrangements. [Morgan County News]


RICEVERNON E. 77, Coalfield, died, Aug 3, 1998.  Preceded by wife Gladys O. Rice; parents Lloyd Riuce and Madge Bowling; sister, Lana Mullins; two granchildren, Shon Rice and Christy Coffee; step-son, Harold Powell and one g-grandson.  Survivors:  sons, Terry and wife Donna Rice, Jerry and Mickie Rice; two daughters, Jackie and husband Darrell Sproles and Sherry and husband Lloyd Coffee; step-sons, David Powell and Gary Powell; step-daughters, Ruth Lowe and Mary Powell-Lynn;
brother, Dewey Rice and 10 grandchildren, 8 g-grandchildren and7 step-grandchildren.  He was born, July 25, 1921 in Hitchins, Ky and was a veteran of WW II. Funeral was in Dayton Ohio. (Morgan County News)


RICHANNA L.,  65, Wartburg, died June 20, 1982.  Survivors: husband, Fred Rich;  2 nieces, Ruth Bryant and Rose Heidle.  Interment in Armes Chapel Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


RICH, CALVIN–65, Wartburg, died July, 1974, at Lake City Hospital.  Survivors include: wife Hazel; sons: Alvin, Hubert; daughters: Mrs. Wanda Watson, Mrs.Geraldine Cross, Mrs.Sally Bell and Mrs.Betty Daugherty all of Wartburg; brothers: Lindsey, Florida, Willard, Illinois; sisters: Mrs. Elmina Bingham, Mrs. Bertha Frances,  Wartburg;  31 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral was held Tuesday at Armes Chapel Church with Rev.Charles Webb and Rev. Robert Thomas Jr. Burial was in the Church Cemetery.  [Submitted by Barbara Craddock Rich]


RICH, MR. CHARLES C. “CHUCK“- age 69, of Sunbright, died Monday July 7, 2008 in the V.A. Hospital, Murfreesboro. Preceded in death by parents: William and Cora Rich; daughter, Twyla Bunch. Survived by wife, Marjorie Freytag Rich; son, Charles Rich and wife Mary of Oklahoma; daughters, Angela Rich of Murfressboro, April and husband Richard Vincent of Sunbright, Norma and husband Daryl Disney of Sunbright; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Jean Smallman; brothers, Walter, Jim, Larry, Darrell and Rick. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 10, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8 P.M. with Rev. Steve Gadd and Tim Webb officiating. Graveside service will be Friday at 2:00 P.M. in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery with Military Honors. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RICH, GLENA MAE BROWN, Pilot Mt. Community, died Aug. 1, 2001.  She was born April 10, 1923 in Scott County, but lived most of her life in Pilot Mountain.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Delphia Brown; brothers, Raymond, Jessalee, G.D. and Boyd Brown; husband Clifton Rich; son Larry Clifton Rich and grandson, Jason McGhee.  Survivors: three daughters, Glois Kay Rich, Karen Gail McGhee and Sharon Angela Rich and her husband Michael Ridge, all of Pilot Mountain; two sons, Gary Rich and wife Helen of Pilot Mountain and Jeff Rich and wife Shelia of Wartburg; grandchildren, Tammy Norris, Larry Barnes and Jasmine and Tristin Rich; two great-grandchildren, Christina and Kayla Norris; step-grandchildren, Wayne and Eric Wright, Crystal Ridge, Freedom Hools and Amber Morgan. Step-great-grandchildren Alex Harris, Ivan Shannon, Dakota Hooks and Dalton Morgan; three sisters, Rema (Bobby) Winicker, Willene Brown and Thelma Young; one brother Gordon Brown of Ft. Wayne, Ind; and many nieces nephews, cousins and friends.  Interment in Lane Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


RICH,  HAZEL,  76, Armes Chapel Community, died Oct. 28, 1982.  Survivors: daughters, Wanda Watson, Geraldine Cross, Sally Bell and Betty Daughtery; sons, Calvin Rich, and Alvin Rich; 32 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; brother, Shirley Breedlove. Burial in Armes Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


RICH, MRS. MARJORIE FAYE (FREYTAG) age 68 of Sunbright, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2009 in the Life Care Center of Morgan County. She was born April 14, 1941. Majorie worked at Western Auto for many years and was loved by all.  She was preceded in death by her parents: Dave and Susie Freytag; husband, Charles C. Rich; and daughter, Twyla G. Bunch.  She is survived by her daughters: Norma Disney and husband, Daryl, April Vincent and husband, Richard, and Angela Rich; son: Leroy Rich and wife, Mary, many grandchildren and great, grandchildren; sisters: Mildred Young, Lena Vowell, Rose Mary Hamby, and Libby Neal; and brothers: David, Billy, Donald(D.C.), John (J.W.), and Randy Freytag.The family will receive friends Thursday, October 8th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 7:30 p.m. with Bro. Steve Gadd and Bro. Doug Morgan officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday morning at 11:00 a.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sunbright.[Schubert Funeral Home]


RICH, MRS. OMA R. HOWARD, age 88, of Lancing, passed away Monday, March 3, 2009 at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by husbands; Dock G. Howard, Henry Vespie and Ted Rich;  Mother; Flora Hawn Howard, brother; Louis Howard and daughters; Marjorie Parks and Sybil Armes. Mrs. Rich is survived by son; Dawson and wife Betty Howard of Lancing. 7 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Sister; Icy Miller of Lancing; brother; Perry Howard and wife Charlene of Maryland, son-in-law; Reuben Armes and several nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 3, 2009 from 6 to 7:30 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 7:30 P.M. with Rev. Junior Nance officiating. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M., Clear Creek Cemetery, Lancing. [Schubert Funeral Home]
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RICH, TED, 67, Lancing, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He is survived by his wife Oma (Hawn) Rich of Lancing: daughter Lisa and husband Frank Pardue of the Joyner Community; six grandchildren; step-son Dawson and wife Betty Howard of Lancing; sister Joyce and husband Tom Crabtree of Wartburg; and brother Jack Rich of Lancing. The family received friends Friday evening, Sept. 14, 2001 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral Services followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. Buster Armes officiating. Graveside services were Saturday morning at 11 a.m. in the Armes Chapel Church Cemetery. Family requests that contributions be made to the Unicorn Fund. [Morgan County News]


RICHARDS, WILLIAM M., AGE 62 OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2003 AT LEESBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER. HE WAS BORN IN LAURIUM, MICHIGAN ON MAY 21, 1940, SON OF KATE AND EDWARD RICHARDS. HE WAS A LONGTIME RESIDENT OF THE WESTLAND, MICHIGAN AREA. HE WAS A FINANCIAL ANALYST AT FORD MOTOR COMPANY IN DEARBORN, MICHIGAN AND RETIRED IN 1997 WITH OVER 30 YEARS OF SERVICE. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ELKS LODGE #1578 IN EUSTIS, FLA. HE WAS A DEVOTED HUSBAND, FATHER, GRANDFATHER AND FRIEND. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER, KATE KOURIE RICHARDS; FATHER, EDWARD RICHARDS AND SISTER, ELIZABETH (BETTY) DU PRIE.  HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE, WANDA SPURLING RICHARDS; DAUGHTER, COLLETTE MANGOLD AND HUSBAND, KEVIN OF LAS VEGAS, NV;  SON, WILLIAM RICHARDS, JR. AND WIFE, CHARLOTTE OF RAMONA, CA; STEP-DAUGHTERS, TAMMY ALBRIGHT OF LEESBURG, FLA AND TANYA DENNY OF TAVARES, FLA;  EIGHT GRANDCHILDREN, WILLIAM III, KELLEN, IAN, KYLE, BUCK, JERROD, MANDY AND HAYLIN.  THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2003 FROM 12 TO 2 PM AT SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME IN SUNBRIGHT. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL FOLLOW AT UNION GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH WITH BRO. PERRY SPURLING OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL FOLLOW IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RICHARDSON, MRS. BESSIE TERRY, age 86, of Gulfport, Mississippi, passed away January16, 2009 in Gulfport. She was preceded in death by parents; John Wesley and Maude Terry, sisters; Oma Maden and Mildred Dyer. Mrs. Richardson is survived by beloved husband of 61 years; Walter Richardson of Gulfport, Sons; Rev. James Richardson and wife Carol, Harold Richardson and wife Rhonda, Terry Richardson and wife Peggy all of Ohio. Daughter; Faye Taylor and husband William “Jack” of Gulfport. Brothers; Jessie Terry and wife Bunny of California, Paul Terry of Ohio. Sisters; Audrey Griffith of Lancing and Thelma Parton of Ohio. Eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was born in Morgan County, Tennessee on November 17, 1922 and moved to Dayton (Mad River/Riverside) in 1954. She was a member of the Moraine Heights, Belmont and Sugarcreek Baptist churches in Ohio and joined Michael Memorial Baptist Church when they moved to Gulfport in 1988. As a youth she was baptized in to Pilot Mtn. Baptist Church and continued to love and serve the Lord throughout her life. She was a “stay at home mom” who was loved and appreciated by her children and grandchildren. The family is grateful to all her caregivers at Driftwood Nursing Home. The family will receive friends Thursday January 22, 2009 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 7:00 P.M. with Bro. James Griffith officiating. Graveside service will be Friday, 1:00 P.M. in the Lane Cemetery. [www.schubertfuneralhome.com]


RICHARDSON, MR. FRED (FREDDY) OSCAR, age 54 of Morgan County, went to be with our Lord Saturday, May 26, 2007 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, TN. He was retired from the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; Albert and Ida Mea Richardson, brother; Archie Richardson, sisters; Bobbie Jean Daughter and Mary Sue Warner.He is survived by his wife; Helen Richardson, Daughters; Crystal Gail Frizzell and husband Steve of Rockwood, Brandy May Brown and husband Todd of Sunbright, Latasha Tay McFalls of Rockwood and Kristin Kay Richardson of Clinton,Grandchildren; Trinity Richardson, Ashley Frizzell, Thomas Frizzell, Keegan Lively, Isaiah Lively, Alexis McFalls, Trenton Brown and Dylan Brown. Sister; Bessie Gunter and husband Arthur, Brothers; Andy Richardson and wife Evelyn, John Richardson and wife Ruth, Bill Richardson and wife Cookie, Harvey Richardson and wife Mary Helen.Also a host of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends, Tuesday evening, May 29, 2007 at Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg from 6-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 11:00 in the chapel of the funeral home with Bro. David Keathley officiating. Interment will follow in Petros cemetery with full military honors. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RICHARDSON, JOE, 62, Stephens, died Aug. 21, 2000.  Preceded by parents, Albert and Ida Mae Richardson; sisters, Bobbie Jean Daughtery and Lillie Mae Richardson; brother, John Henry Richardson and son, Douglas Joe Richardson, Jr.  Survivors: wife, Pamelene D. Richardson of Stephens; sons, Reese L. Richardson of Nashville and Michael D. Richardson of Nashville; step-children, Jerry Bridges of Ga., Michelle Bridges of Ga., and Tammy Bridges of Stephens; several grandchildren; sisters, Bessie Guner of Oliver Springs, and Mary Sue Warren of Garden City, Ga.;  brothers, Harvey Richardson of Ala., John Richardson of Stephens, Andy Richardson of Stephens and Freddie Richardson of Harriman.  Burial in Petros Cemetery.  [[Morgan County News]


RICHARDSON, MRS. PAMELENE, age 57, went home to be with the Lord on August 22, 2009. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Pam enjoyed camping, traveling and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by parents; Elijah and Billie Duncan, sister; Linda Lou Duncan, husband; Joe (Archie) Richardson and special friend; William Armes.Pam is survived by children; Tammy Williams and husband Roy of Petros, Michelle Walker and husband Vince of Chatsworth, GA, Jerry Bridges of Petros. Grandchildren; Misty Roach of GA, Kenny Walker of GA, Michael and Shannon Nicola of GA, Heather and Dustin Davis of Petros, great-niece Caitlyn Watson of Petros and first great-grandchild; Kendall Davis. Brothers; Ronnie Duncan and wife Nesby of Helenwood, Foiey Duncan and wife Wilma of Helenwood, Jessie Duncan and wife Sheila of Clinton, Larry Duncan and wife Margaret of Petros, Paul Duncan and wife Connie of Wartburg and sister; Martena Baird of Huntsville. The family will receive friends Monday August 24, 2009 from 6 to 8:00  P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M.  The family would like to say a special thank you Schubert  Funeral Home.  Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RIDGE, HAYES W. “LUCKY”, 83, Mossy Grove Community died Dec. 29, 1999 in Warren Mich. Burial in Anderson Memorial Gardens. [Morgan County News]


RISNER, ROY, 66, Sunbright, died Nov. 20, 1999.  Preceded by parents, John and Sudie Risner and sister, Evelyn Cox. Survivors, sister, Colleen and husband Bill Disney; niece Rebecca Surber and nephews, Mike and John Disney.  Burial Sunbright Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


RITCHEY, MRS. BERNICE (HALL) , AGE 88 OF LANCING, PASSED AWAY SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 4, 2006 IN THE METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER OF OAK RIDGE. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE LANCING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. MRS. RITCHEY AND HER HUSBAND OWNED A MOTEL IN FT. LAUDERDALE, FL., FOR MANY YEARS. MRS. RITCHEY WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS: MARY (SEXTON) HALL AND TOM ALFRED HALL OF LANCING; HUSBAND, HARVEY RITCHEY; SISTERS: BEATRICE TYREE AND LUCILLE BRANIM; BROTHERS: ARNOLD HALL AND CECIL HALL. SHE IS SURVIVED BY ONE BROTHER, TOMMY HALL AND WIFE, BEVERLY OF RICHMOND, IND. NEPHEW, JOHN HALL OF RICHMOND, IND. AND NIECE, AUTUMN HALL OF RICHMOND, IND. SHE LEFT BEHIND MANY FRIENDS AND LOVED ONES. AS PER MRS. RICHEY’S REQUEST CREMATION HAS TAKEN PLACE AND NO SERVICES WILL BE HELD. SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME, WARTBURG IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RITTER,  MABEL REBECCA BARRY, 87, Harriman, died Dec. 7, 1999.  Preceded by husband of 50 years, Walter F. Ritter; second husband of 12 years, Scott Barry and parents, James and Amy L. Williams.  Survivors, children: James and Betty Ritter, Delores Bennett and Dennis and Mary Allen; sister, Nella Kring; six grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.  Burial in Ritter Family Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


RIVERS, ELIZABETH GREGORY, age 92 of Oakdale turned the last page of her earthly life on January 19, 2010. She was an avid reader and writer being a member of the American Pen Women’s Associations for 36 years. She also had a great interest in Rugby, TN. Having lived there in 1934 and 1935. Mrs. Rivers was preceded in death in 1985 by her husband of 48 years A.J. Rivers Jr. Parents Jim and Marie Gregory and one brother James Wilson Gregory. Survivors; Daughter Ann Ross of Rocky Face, GA. Daughters and Son In Laws Kit and Richard Granat of Palm City, FL. Pam and Gene Heidel of Graham, N.C. Son and Daughter-in-law Art and Kathy Rivers of Oakdale, TN. Sister Margaret Daniel of Chattanooga TN. Eight grandchildren and seven great grand childrenGrave side service 2 PM Sunday at Roane Memorial Gardens. [Kyker Funeral Home]


ROBBINS, DORA B., 88, Lancing, died June 10, 2000.  She was born Oct. 19, 1911 in Appalachia, VA. Preceded by parents, Jesse and Mary Elizabeth Dingus Boggs and husband, U. E. Robbins.  Survived by several neices and nephews.  Burial in Falling Springs Cemetery, Livingston, TN.  [Morgan County News]


ROBBINS, LORAINE, 78,  died Sept 5, 1999.  Preceded by husband, Carl Robbins; father, Carl Olmstead; brother, Hirman; sister, Minnie Cochran.  Survivors, children, Carol Sue Monroe, Wanda Stephens, Carl Robbins Jr., Billy Joe Robbins, Ted Robbins, Johnny Robbins and Darlene Botts. a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  mother Mollie Olmstead; brother Jack Olmstead; sisters, Marie Haynes, Iva Mayton, Wildean Wright and Edith Olmstead.  Burial, Mt. Hope Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


ROBBINS, LUCY HELEN (DOSHER),  91, passed away Dec. 9, 2001 in her home in the Crab Orchard Community of Oakdale. She was born Dec. 28, 1909 in Southport N.C. to John Robert and Lucy Elnora Dosher. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years Clarence A. Robbins, Sr.; grandson Jesse Mitchell Mathis; four sisters Lettie, Elizabeth, Carrie, and Etta; and one brother Buddy. She is survived by one son Clarence A. Robbins Jr. and wife Janet; one daughter Jacqueline Jean Mathis and husband Ralph; four grandchildren John K. Robbins of Maryland, Leisa Hill of Lake City, Timothy Mathis of Knoxville and Barry Mathis of Harriman; one great-grandson Adam Mathis and one great-great-grandson both of Lenoir City; and several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg with the eulogy read at 8 p.m. Graveside services were held in the Crab Orchard Cemetery in Oakdale with Ralph Mathis officiating.  [Morgan County News]


ROBBINS, MR. DON L., age 58, born April 12, 1950 in Harriman, Tn, passed away Monday February 23, 2009 at Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tn. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his parents Arnold Robbins and Veachel Shannon Robbins. Mr. Robbins is survived by wife; Charlene Hall Robbins. Children; Jason Robbins of Crossville, Donna Robbins of Deer Lodge, Kayla Robbins of Jamestown,Grandson; Jayden Gunter; Sister; Marilyn Robbins of Deer Lodge, brother; James and wife Carmen Robbins of Deer Lodge, 1 niece and 3 great-nieces and 1 great-nephew. The family will receive friends Wednesday February 25, 2009 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. With Pastor Phillip R. Colburn and Jack Lawson officiating. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11:00
A.M., Slick Rock Cemetery, Brimstone community.[Schubert Funeral Home]


ROBBINS, MRS. MARIE OPAL, passed away at Cumberland Medical Center, April 15, 2009.She was a member of High Point Baptist Church for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband Enos Robbins; daughters: Georgina Nelson and Geraldean Shannon; grandsons: Alvin Davis, Michael Dye, and Eric Jump; parents: Tommy and Maggie Adams; brother, Albert Adams; sisters: Maxine Hall, Myrtle Newman, and Marjorie Davis.She is survived by her children: Carl Robbins and wife, Gert; Gennell Merrill and husband, Dave of Clarkrange; Garlan Davis and husband, Gene; Glena Smith and husband, Ed; Gloria Sweeten and husband, Robert; and J.C. Robbins, all of Deer Lodge; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren. Brothers: Myrl and James Adams; sisters: Minnie Lavender, Dean Lowery, and Mayvonne Adkins; a very special sister-in-law, Brenda Adams; and a host of nieces and nephews.The family will receive friends Friday, April 17th, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 18th, at 2:00 p.m. at High Point Baptist Church with Bro. Charles Webb and Bro. Shawn Durham officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROBBINS, VERNIA ELIZABETH, 64, Chestnut Ridge.  Survivors: husband, Albert Robbins; son, Arie Robbins; daughter, Mrs. Harvey Branstetter; 7 grand children; five brothers and three sisters.  She was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Brown.  Burial in Flat Rock Cemetery. [Morgan County News dated 12/23/1964]


ROBERTS, L. T., 76, Rt. 1, Oliver Springs, Tenn., formerly of Corbin died Sunday morning.  He was a retired L & N
employee. He is survived by a son, Thomas Roberts, Greenback, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted a 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Sharp Funeral Home Chapel in Oliver Springs.  Burial will be in the  Estes Cemetery in Coalfield, Tenn.

SOURCE:  Corbin Daily Tribune, Corbin, Kentucky; October 5, 1970


ROBERTS, LOIS HENSLEY, 86, Knoxville, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2005. She was born Dec. 25, 1918 in Oneida, Ky., living in Knoxville for the past 26 years. Lois was the daughter of the late Irvin and Sophia Hensley. She was a devoted wife, mother grandmother and great-grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. McMurray Roberts; son, Charles Edwin Roberts; and 13 brothers and sisters. Lois and her late husband of 53 years faithfully served together in the ministry of our Lord for 37 years. She was a shining Christian example and a beautiful reflection of Jesus Christ to all she met. Mrs. Roberts was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church in Knoxville. She is survived by daughters, Cathy Ann Williams and husband Cecil of Knoxville and Carol Elaine Massengill and husband Steve of Powell; grandchildren, Kenny Williams of Knoxville, Lisa Desjardins and husband Don of Orlando, Fla.,and Beth Kilcrease and husband Phil of Powell; great-grandchildren, Spencer Kilcrease of Powell, Sarabeth Kilcrease of Powell and Jackson Hodor of Orlando; and a host of nieces, nephews and other special relatives and friends. The family received friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005 in Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with funeral service following the visitation at 3 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Harold Ellis officiating. Burial and graveside service followed in the Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. [Roane County News]


ROBERTS, WALTER, of Ben Hur, Virginia was born in Wartburg, Tn  on Saturday, May 28, 1931 and departed this life on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at the Lee Regional Medical Center in Pennington Gap, Va. with his family by his side. He was 78 years old. He was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Eugene Roberts, his parents, Jessee & Margaret Justis Roberts and his step-mother, Bigaha Roberts. Also, 5 brothers, Elmer, Bill, Claude, Verlin and Carl Roberts, 2 sisters, Juanita and Sue, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Alfred and Retha Spivey. Walter has lived most of his life in Lee County, Va., was a retired coal miner and of the Baptist faith. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 52 years,Mary Helen Roberts of the home. 4 daughters, Patricia Whitt and husbandRon of Ben Hur, Va. Carolyn Ashley and husband David of Ben Hur, Va., Theresa Dean and fiance Floyd Baker of Jonesville, Va. and Belinda Gilliam and husband Lenny of Appalachia, Va. 1 son, Rickey Roberts and wife Tammy of Dryden, Va.  Daughter-in-law, Diane Roberts of Ben Hur,Va. 8 grandchildren, Nichole Roberts of Palm Springs, Ca. Natasha Finn and husband David of Decatur, Ga. Sasheena Mitchell of Appalachia, Va.Tra and Beau Ashley of Ben Hur, Va., Eric, Daniel and Caitlin Roberts, all of Dryden, Va. 3 great-grandchildren, Kaila, Abigail & Sophie Finn; Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Glen and Polly Spivey of Ben Hur, Va. Several nieces,  nephews and cousins. Special friends, Dr. Art Vanzee and a large host of loved ones and friends.The funeral service will be held at 8:00 PM Saturday, July 25, 2009 at the Province Funeral Home Sanctuary in Pennington Gap, Va. with Rev. Don Woodward and Rev. Chris Taylor officiating.  Visitation will be from 6:00 PM Saturday until the time of the service. The graveside service will be held at 1:30 PM Sunday at the Powell Valley Cemetery in Dryden, Va.  The family and friends are asked to meet at the funeral home at 1:00 PM to go to the cemetery. Condolences can be sent to the family by e-mail to provincefuneralhome@earthlink.net Province Funeral Home of 425E. Morgan Ave. Pennington Gap, Va. 24277 is in charge of the arrangements.   [Submitted]


ROBINSON, MRS. BARBARA, age 52 of Wartburg, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2007 at her home.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Hazel Bowling; Father Merle Davis Brothers: Donald Seiber and Jerry Carr; Grandparents: Walter and Sandie Sampsel. She is survived by her husband: Anthony Robinson; Children: Mark and wife, Shelia; Johnathan and wife, Kaula; Jason and his wife, Christina; Adam and fiance Lisa; Ronald Bishop; and Nicholas. Grandchildren: Madyson and Markayla Robinson; Step-grandchildren: Mason and Tylar. Sisters: Deborah Gail Smith and husband Carl, and Connie Finks and Husband Ronald. Also by several nieces and nephews.  The family will receive friends Friday, May 18th from 6 to 8 PM at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral Services will follow at 8 PM with Bro. Dan Pride and Bro. Luke Ward officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 19th at 2 PM in the Adcock Cemetery.
[Knoxville News Sentinal]


ROBINSON, EVA, 89, Deer Lodge, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2005 in the Life Care Center of Wartburg. She was born Aug. 30, 1915 in Boyle County of Danville, Ky. Her family moved back to Deer Lodge on a farm on Rome Road in 1936. She began her higher education at Tennessee Weslyn College and after two years of college, she began teaching. At that time you could begin teaching with only two years of higher education. She went to get her bachelors and masters in education at Tennessee Tech. Her first teaching position was at the Island Ford School in the Polish Community. Once World War II started she left the teaching profession for employment as a guard at Oak Ridge. Once the war was over, she resumed her teaching at Deer Lodge. She taught at Deer Lodge, then Sunbright and back to Deer Lodge for her last four years. She taught overall 36 years in Morgan County. She was forever known as Miss Eva. She was preceded in death by her father, James Franklin Robinson; mother, Augusta Hamby Robinson; sisters, Edna Douglas of Danville and Hazel Jones of Lancing. She is survived by nieces, Lula Faye Brinkley of Danville, Carlene Gosnell of Deer Lodge, Donita Copas of Deer Lodge, Juanita Stewart of Lancing and Jo Anna Reed of Burrville; nephews, Harold Jones of Deer Lodge and Hollis Jones of Knoxville; close cousin, Raymond Robinson of Deer Lodge; a host of close family members; and all the school children she taught. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Bro. Roy Langley and Bro. Jerry Lester officiating. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 20, at 1 p.m. in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge. [Roane County News]


ROBINSON, AGNES FAYE, 76, Wartburg died July 20, 2000.  Preceded by husband Robert Leroy Robinson; parents Charley and Ruth Farmer; son, Danny Robinson; brothers, W. C. Farmer and J. C. Farmer; sister, Martha Wright; one grandchild, one great-grandchild and step-daughter Betty Mae Robinson.  Survivors, sons, Jackie and wife Anna Mae Lowe, Randall Lowe and Anthony and wife Barbara Robinson, Jimmy and Lisa Robinson, Mickey and wife Sally Robinson, Oscar Robinson;  daughters, Rose Mary Carroll, Sandra Bowling, Beverly and husband Donnie Sieber; sisters, Anna Grace Swafford, Louise McCloud, Vivian Cotton and Judy Oaks;  27 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.  Burial in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Morgan County News]


ROBINSON, AUGUSTA FRANCES, 83, of Deer Lodge, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 11 at Oak Ridge Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Frank Robinson and was a member of Oakdale Baptist Church.  Surviving are daughters, Miss Eva Robinson and Mrs. Hazel Jones of Deer Lodge and Mrs. Edna Douglas, Danville, Kentucky.  Funeral services were held at 1 p. m. Tuesday at Schubert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Reid Watson officiating.  Interment followed in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge, with Schuberts of Wartburg in charge.  [Morgan County News, 1-16-1975, Vol. 58, No. 23]
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ROBINSON, JAMES FRANKLIN,  91, of Rt. 1 Lancing, died Feb. 27 at the Oak Ridge Hospital.  A native of Scott County, he worked as a brakeman with the Southern Railway System from Danville to Oakdale.  Mr. Robinson also worked for Southern Railroad in Knoxville in the Coster Machine Shop until he retired.  From Scott County, he moved to Morgan County to live in Wartburg during the early 1930’s.  He enjoyed working on his farm in Lancing.  One of his favorite pasttimes was telling stories, jokes and rhymes for the children of his community.  He was a member of Deer Lodge Baptist Church.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Augusta Hamby Robinson; three daughters, Mrs. Bill (Edna) Douglas, Danville, Ky., Mrs. Eason (Hazel) Jones, and Miss Eva Robinson, both of Lancing; two sons, Winfield Kelly of Cincinnati, Ohio and Raymond Robinson of Lancing; four brothers, Walter Robinson of Ypsilanti, Mich., Clifford Robinson of Brooksville, Ohio; Elmer Robinson of Caryville and Floyd Robinson of Cleveland, Ohio.  Funeral Services were held last Friday at the Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with Rev. Reid Watson officiating.  Burial was in the Deer Lodge Mt. Hope Cemetery.  Schubert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  [Morgan County News, 3-8-1973, Vol. 55, No. 31]


 ROBINSON,   FLOYD E. , 91, Oakdale, died, Feb 3, 1999. Preceded by parents, Joe and Sarah Cromwell Robinson and son, William Edward Robinson. Survivors: sons, Richard and wife Josephine, Jim and wife Nancy and John and wife Carol; daughters, Rita Faye and Tim Connolly and Joyce and Bob Foust. several grandchildren. Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery, [Morgan County News]
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ROBINSON, JOHN C., “JOHN JOHN”, JR., 35, of Harriman, formerly of Oakdale, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, in University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville. A 1991 graduate of Harriman High School, he was a member of the high school band. He was an avid NASCAR and football fan and was a member of Piney Baptist Church, Oakdale. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd Robinson, Francis (Cromwell, Robinson) Ray and Ray D. Madore; and uncle, Patrick Madore Sr. Survivors include his wife of 12 years, Levonda Baker Robinson; parents, John C. Sr. and Carol Madore Robinson; brother and sister-in-law, Ben and Melissa Robinson; sisters, Rita Robinson and fiancé Matthew Hicks and Jessica Robinson; grandmother, Geneva Madore; nephews, William Hicks, Matthew Hicks, Nicholas Robinson and Gage Robinson; niece, MacKenzie
Robinson; special friends, Billy Arwood, Beth Davidson, Josh Pryor; a host of aunts, uncles and other family, friends and loved ones. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral service will follow, with the Rev. James Pressley officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale/ [Roane County News]
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RAY, MRS. FRANCES CROMWELL, of Harriman, formerly of Oakdale, passed away Sunday December 24, 2006 at Roane Medical Center. She was preceded in death by two husbands: Floyd Robinson and Bill Ray. Her Parents: Roscoe and Rhoda Brown-Engert Cromwell. Two sisters: Gladys Howard and Shirley Wombles. Three brothers: Gordon, Hubert and James. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: Jim and Nancy Robinson, John and Carol Robinson, Jeff and Mickey Robinson. One daughter and son-in-law: Rita and Tim Connelly. One brother: Leslie Cromwell. Two sisters: Sue Gilbert and Joyce Cromwell. Six grandchildren: Ben, John John, Rita Jane and Jessica Robinson, Shane Day and Angie Sexton. Several great grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones. The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 27, 2006 from 6 to 8 PM at Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral services will follow at 8 PM with Bro. Tommy Kilby officiating. Graveside services will be Thursday afternoon at 2 PM in the Crab Orchard Cemetery
in Oakdale. Arrangements by, Davis Funeral Home, Harriman.


ROBBINS, MR. JOHN CALVIN “J.C.”, age 57 of Deer Lodge, TN passed away Saturday, May 29, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents; Enos and Marie Adams Robbins, two sisters; Georgina Nelson and Geraldean Shannon.He is survived by two daughters; Angie Conatser and Kristina Hall, four grandsons;  Brother; Carl Robbins of Clarkrange, sisters; Genell Merill of Clarkrange, Garlan Davis, Glena Smith and Glora Sweeten all of Deer Lodge. Also a host of nieces, nephews and friends. A friend to all who knew and loved him. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, June 2, 2010 at Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg from 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow with Bro. Charles Webb officiating. Graveside services will be held Thursday morning 11:00 a.m.at Highpoint Cemetery, Deer Lodge, TN. [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROBINSON,  JARED THOMAS,  infant son of Geneva and Jon Robinson, born, June 25, 1999, died June 29, 1999. Survivors: brothers, Brett and Brandon Robinson; grandparents, J. C. and Patsy Godsey, Steve and Helen Bullen
and Jon and Wanda Robinson; great-grandparents, Lee and Ina Heidel, J.T. and Lois Robinson, Cora Headrick and Geneva Bullen; great-great-grandparent Lawrence Robinson.  Burial in Piney Church Cemetery, Oakdale.  [Morgan County News]


ROBINSON, MR. JERRY ARTHUR, age 59 of Deer Lodge, TN passed away Friday, February 20, 2009 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.  He was preceded in death by his parents; Arthur Earl and Beulah Mae (Dyle) Robinson.He is survived by one son; Jerry Arthur Robinson II and wife Beth of Ottawa, Illinois, one grandson; Ben, two granddaughters; Mae and Celia, Sisters: Patty Gibson and husband H.C. of Deer Lodge, TN, Kathy Branstetter and husband Ross of Deer Lodge, TN  Nieces; Debbie Vertner and Lisa Branstetter, both of Knoxville, Nephews; Randy Gibson and wife Sherry of Deer Lodge, Danny Branstetter of Nashville, Great nephews; Andrew Gibson, Cameron Vertner and wife Beth of Deer Lodge,Derrick Vertner of Knoxville, Great-great nephews; Kaiden and Xander Vertner of Deer Lodge.The family will receive friends Sunday evening, February 22, 2009 at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright, from 6-8:00 p.m.Funeral services will follow with Bro. Junior Nance and Bro. Mark Langley officiating.Graveside services will be Monday, February 23, 2009, 11:00 a.m. in Potters Chapel cemetery, Lancing, TN. [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROBINSON, MR. JON L. “B.J.”, JR., age 37, of Wartburg, passed away Sunday morning at his home in Wartburg. A 1990 graduate of Sunbright High School and was of the Baptist faith. He is preceded in death by
infant son; Jared Robinson, great-grandparents; Clarence Zumstein, Charles Headrick, Lawrence “Bunk” Robinson and Dora Robinson. Mr. Robinson is survived by children; Autumn and Leeanna of Oakdale, Brett
and Brandon of Wartburg.Mother; Helen and husband Steve Bullen of Wartburg, father; Jon L. Robinson Sr. and wife Wanda Robinson of Rockwood. Sister; Lorinda Bradshaw of Wartburg, Amanda Drinnon of Wartburg, Chris Nabors of Maryville, Vicki and husband Michael Turnbill of Rockwood. Grandparents; Cora Headrick of Cleveland, J.T. and Lois Robinson of Harriman,Geneva Bullen of Wartburg. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.The family will receive friends Tuesday December 16, 2008 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Pastor Randy Roper officiating. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M., Wartburg City Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RODDY, CHARLES EDWARD,  AGE 65 , PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME AT 104 ROGERS CIRCLE IN ROCKWOOD FOLLOWING A LENGTHY ILLNESS. HE WAS FORMERLY OF PETROS AND WAS A RETIRED COAL MINER. HIS HOBBIES INCLUDED FISHING, HUNTING, AND PLAYING BLUEGRASS MUSIC. HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS MOTHER, GRACE RODDY; FATHER, ROBERT “BOB” RODDY; SON, WILLIAM RODDY; BROTHER, NORMAN RODDY; AND SISTER ROSEMARY RODDY; MOTHER AND FATHER-IN-LAW, STARLING AND GEARLDINE LOWE. HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS EX-WIFE, JOYCE COLLEEN RODDY; GOOD FRIEND KATHERINE ANN LOWE AND HER GRANDDAUGHTERS, ANDREA AND ANNESSA DUNCAN; SONS, JESSE VAUGHN RODDY AND DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, PATTY HAMBY-RODDY OF ROCKWOOD, AND ROBERT EDWARD RODDY OF OAK RIDGE; TWO GRANDSONS, BRYAN AND JOHNNY RODDY; BROTHERS-IN-LAW, NIKKI LOWE OF OAKDALE, BENNY LOWE OF PETROS, LONNIE LOWE OF PETROS; SISTERS-IN-LAW, FRANCIS LOWE OF PETROS, SCOTTY AND KATIE PROFFITT OF RED ASH, VA; SEVERAL NIECES, NEPHEWS, AND A HOST OF FRIENDS. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS WEDNESDAY EVENING, APRIL 2, 2003 FROM 6-8 PM AT SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME, WARTBURG. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BEGIN AT 8 PM WITH BRO. DON DAUGHERTY OFFICIATING. A GRAVESIDE SERVICE WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, 11 AM IN PETROS CEMETERY.  [Morgan County News, 4-9-2003]


ROBINSON, MRS. SALLY ROSE (McCARTT) , WENT HOME TO BE WITH HER HEAVENLY FATHER ON JUNE 6, 2006. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS; PLEAS ARTHUR McCARTT AND ANNIE SILCOX McCARTT.  BROTHERS AND SISTERS; JOHN, SAM, ROBERT, JANE AND EVELYN.  SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER LOVING HUSBAND OF 25 YEARS; MICKEY ROBINSON OF OAKDALE, CHILDREN; JASON PEACOCK AND WIFE CANDI, ROBBIE ROBINSON AND WIFE KRISTIE, BETH ROBINSON. GRANDCHILDREN; JENSON PEACOCK AND BRANDEN ROBINSON. BROTHERS; M.D. McCARTT AND WIFE LEATTA OF SUNBRIGHT , L.A. McCARTT OF GLENMARY, GLEN McCARTT AND WIFE BARBARA OF ROBBINS AND P.J. McCARTT AND WIFE CAROLYN OF KENTUCKY. SISTERS; ROBERTA KELLY OF SUNBRIGHT, BETTY FOLKS AND HUSBAND RALPH OF ROCKWOOD, ELLA SMITH AND HUSBAND BILL OF ROBBINS, SUSIE MOORE AND HUSBAND ROBERT OF CLEVELAND, GLADYS MILLER OF SUNBRIGHT, PHYLLIS CLOWERS AND HUSBAND JUNIOR OF WARTBURG, EVA SWINT AND HUSBAND LYN OF WARTBURG. ALSO A HOST OF NIECES AND NEPHEWS. SPECIAL FRIENDS; MARY LOU HESTER, BRIAN AND RECHILLE FROST, POP JIM FROST AND WIFE DARLENE, ASHLEY DUNCAN AND DAUGHTER HALEY HALL ALL OF HARRIMAN.
THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS WEDNESDAY EVENING JUNE 7, 2006 FROM 6-7:30 P.M., SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME IN SUNBRIGHT. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL FOLLOW AT 7:30 IN THE CHAPEL. GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE JUNE 8, 2006, 11:00, McCARTT CEMETERY IN GLENMARY, TN.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROBINSON, JOE A., of Oakdale died May 27, 1973 at the Harriman Hospital. Survivors are Charlie & Floyd Robinson of Oakdale, Glenn Robinson of W.VA., Roy Robinson of KY;daughter, Mrs. Cora Miles of Oakdale; brother John Robinson of Cleveland; 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grand children and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral was at Crab Orchard Baptist Church with Rev. E.H. Howard and Rev Bill Johnson officiating. Burial was in Crab Orchard Cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home of Wartburg was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]
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ROBINSON, SARAH E., 82 of Oakdale, died Sept. 23 [1970] in a Knoxville Hospital. Survivors are her husband, Joe A. Robinson; four sons; Floyd of Hartford, CT., Glen of Beckley, W. VA., Roy of Louisville, KY and Charlie of Oakdale. One daughter, Mrs. Cora Miles of Oakdale. 17 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Cordia Honeucytt and one brother, Will Cromwell. Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale. Rev. Carl W. Johnson officiating. Schubert Funeral Home of Wartburg was in charge of arrangements. [Morgan County News]


RODDY, ETHEL W., AGE 90 WENT HOME TO BE WITH THE LORD OCTOBER 31, 2004 IN HARRIMAN REHAB CENTER. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HUSBAND, CLARENCE RODDY, INFANT SON, GARRY RODDY, PARENTS, LINARD AND ELIZABETH SMITH WILSON, STEP-MOTHER, CYNTHIA WILSON, BROTHERS, JESSE, LUTHER, HAZE, WALTER, EMMITT, ODE, CLAUDE, AVERY, AND CLYDE, SISTER; MARGARETT WILSON.  SURVIVING; SISTER; MRS. VIDA JEAN PARRIS, STEPHENS COMMUNITY; BROTHERS; CARL AND WIFE, WILMA WILSON, STEPHENS COMMUNITY, EVERTT AND WIFE, RACIE WILSON, OF WARTBURG, CLIFFORD AND WIFE, ANNA WILSON, OAK DALE
SISTER-IN-LAW; CALLIE WILSON, STEPHENS COMMUNITY; AND A HOST OF NIECES AND NEPHEWS AND SPECIAL FRIENDS.  FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE WEDNESDAY 11 A.M. BIG MOUNTAIN BAPTIST CHURCH. WITH REV. JOEY CAGLEY AND REV. KEITH MASSANGILL OFFICIATING. INTERMENT WILL BE IN THE STEPHENS CEMETERY. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS TUESDAY EVENING FROM 6 TO 9 P.M. SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME, WARTBURG.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


RODDY, MRS. JOYCE COLLEEN, age 60, formerly of Petros, passed away Saturday morning, August 9, 2008 at her home in Seymour, Tn. She was preceded in death by husband; Charles Roddy, parents; Starling and Geraldean Newport Lowe. Mrs. Roddy is survived by sons; Robert Roddy of Seymour, Tn, Jessie Roddy and wife Patty of Crab Orchard, Tn. Grandchildren; William Bryan Roddy and Johnny Wendell Roddy. Special friend; Eddie Snow of Seymour, Tn.  Sisters; Katie and husband Scottie Proffitt of Doran Virginia, Frances Carroll and Kathy Lowe both of Petros. Brothers; Lonnie Lowe and wife Linda Lowe of Petros. Benny Lowe of Petros, Nickey Joe Lowe of Oakdale. And several nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends Monday August 11, 2008 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Rev. Eugene Chaney and Rev. Lonnie Lowe officiating Graveside service will be Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. in the Petros Cemetery. www.schubertfuneralhome.com


ROETTGER, MRS. EMMA MARIE, age 98 of Lancing, TN departed this life to be with her Lord on Monday evening, September 21, 2009. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wartburg, where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years, she was a member of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, and a member of the choir. She was a devoted wife and mother and an energetic homemaker. She was a dedicated caregiver for many years during the infirmity of her husband, her father, and her sister. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Roettger; parents: Frederick Bardill and Anna Melhorn Bardill; sisters: Edith Kreis, Minnie Bardill, and Margaret Perkins; and brothers: Fred Bardill and Martin Bardill. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law: Fred and Evelyn Roettger of Lancing, TN and George and Ruby Roettger of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren and spouses: Joel and Stacy Roettger, Mark and Cristin Roettger, Michael Roettger, and Emily and Matthew Roettger; and three great, grandchildren: Noah Roettger, Ella Roettger, and Ian Graber. Her family recognizes her special friends: Icy Miller, Barbara Chapman, Cindy Bielat, Necie Martin, Jeannie Green, and Becky Nelson. The family will receive friends Saturday, September 26th, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Stephen Skov officiating. Interment will follow in the Morgan Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to St. Pauls’ Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 67, Wartburg, TN 37887. [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROGERS, ESBIE REED, JR., 61, of Oakdale died Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, after a long battle with cancer.
He loved life and dearly loved his grandchildren. He was precedeed in death by stepfather, Charlie “Bubba” Moss. Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Carol Locke Rogers; daughters and sons-in-law, Cynthia and Dustin Rogers of Oakdale and Teresa and Brian Paysinger of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law, Bradley and Tammy Rogers of Oakdale; grandchildren, Heather, Noah, Audrey and Natalie; mother, Ruth Moss of Moss Point, Miss.; sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Junior Woodward of Moss Point; brother and sister-in-law, Roy and Sandy Rogers of Mobile, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, with the Rev. Sonny Harvey officiating. Graveside service and burial were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Pine Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale.
[Roane County News]


ROGERS, JAMES W. “J.W.”, 77, of Oakdale, died Monday, March 29, 2010, at his home. He attended Pine Orchard Baptist Church, Oakdale. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jonell Pitts Rogers; his parents, Walter and Lillie Rogers; and a brother, Glen Rogers. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Humphrey Rogers; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry and Janet Rogers, Clermont, Fla., and Robert and Abbie Rogers, Oakdale; two daughters and a son-in-law, Rose and Sam Gary and Barbara Snell, all of Oakdale; a brother, Lester L. Rogers, Fayette, Ala.; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Louise Roberts, Clayton, Ala., Lucrell Martin, Fitzgerald, Ga., and Emogene and Wayne Overcast, Lakeland, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family, friends and loved ones. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in  Pine Orchard Baptist Church, with the Rev. Danny Thomas officiating. Davis Funeral Home, Harriman, is in charge of arrangements. The family will also receive friends Friday, April 2, in Becker Family Funeral Home, Clermont. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3, in Ferndale Baptist Church, with the Rev. Monroe Barnard officiating. Burial will be at Ferndale Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Covenant Hospice. [Roane County News][NOTE:  Mr. Rogers will be remembered for his little train that the kids rode at the Pine Orchard Fair]


ROGERS, IRENE, 87, of Rockwood, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004.  {formerly of the Bittercreek Community} She was a member of Childs Memorial Baptist Church of Harriman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Rogers; daughter, Sonia “Jo Ann” Schubert; grandsons, Robert Schubert, Jeremy Rogers and Aaron Fergerson; and granddaughter, Rhonda Rogers. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles “Tat” Faset and Jennie “Jean” Rogers of Hammond, La., Tommy and Patsy Rogers and James “Bo” and Renee Luffman, all of Midtown; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Arthur Parrot of Maryville, Charlene and George Davis of Rockwood; 23 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the Rev. Jeff Waldrop officiating. Burial followed in the Mossy Grove Church Cemetery.  [Roane County News]


ROGERS,  REV. J. H.,  died at his home near Wartburg, Feb 4, 1920. He was born in England about 92 years ago.  He landed in this county the day President Lincoln lay in State in New York City. He was a Baptist minster and leavs a wife, 2 sons and one daughter to mourn his death. (Morgan County Press, Feb. 6, 1920)


ROGERS,  MARGIE  IRENE, 68, of Chestnut Ridge, died Sept 15, 1995.  Preceded by husband Farrel Rogers, father, Leonard Jones; brothers, Paul and Dale Jones. Survivors: sons, Danny Jones and Gary Jones; mother, Hartie Sanders; 6 grandchildren,
sisters, Lois Keys, Mary Walker, Ruth Garmany, Roletta Storie; brothers, Bud Jones and Daniel Jones; 6 grandchildren.  Burial in Adams Hill Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


ROGERS, MR. REX ALLEN, age 53 of Wartburg, passed away Saturday September 20, 2008.  Preceded in death by parents; Sherman and Marie Rogers of Beachfork and wife Judy Rogers of Dalton, Ga. He is survived by children; Jason and wife Nicole Rogers of Wartburg, Josie Rogers of Clarkrange, Allen and wife Allison of Dalton, Ga and Chad Wade of Chatsworth, Ga. Grandchildren; Ryan Plemons of Clarkrange and Katie Rogers of Dalton, Ga. Sister; Lorene Prinze and husband Dale of Chattanooga, Roxy Pridemore and husband Bucky of Clinton, Melodie Kamer and husband Edwin of Oakdale. Brothers; Ronnie Rogers and wife Brenda of Chattanooga, Kyle Rogers and wife Sue of Lenoir City. Several nieces, nephews and special friends. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 23, 2008 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.
Funeral service will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M., Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Interment will be held at a later date.


ROLLINS, KEN SR., – age 85, of Oakdale, went home to be with the Lord  January 19, 2000. He was a member of the Grace Community Baptist Church & has been a deacon of the Baptist church for 45 years. He retired from Union Carbide after 33 years of service. He was a Navy Seabee. Veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific. He was a member of several Beagle Clubs. Preceded in death by grandson, Eric Blaylock; 3 sisters; 2 brothers; & parents. Survivors: wife, Lydia Imogene Sneed Rollins of Oakdale; daughter, Phyllis Gaile Blaylock & husband Larry of Sale Creek; son, William Kenneth Rollins II & wife Cindy of Oakdale; grandchildren, Holly & Patrick Blaylock of Sale Creek, William Kenneth Rollins III of Oakdale, Katina Rollins of Kingston, Daniell Rollins of Oakdale; . Interment at Roane Memorial Gardens. [From The Knoxville News Sentinel 20 Jan 2000]


ROMINES, THOMAS S. – 59, of Houston, Texas, formerly of Coalfield, passed away at his home on September 7, 2002. He had suffered for two years with multiple myeloma. He was retired from Overnite Transportation with 30 years service. Preceded in death by parents, Harvey H. and Mary Romines, and by 3 grandsons. He is survived by his wife, LaRue; five children and 16 grandchildren, who were his special joy. Also survived by brother, Harvey, Jr. (Buddy) and wife Bonnie of Warner Robins, GA; sister, Huldah Sue Watkins and husband Paul of Knoxville. A memorial service was held September 10 at Deerbrook Baptist Church in Humble, TX, the Reverend Tom D. Fritts presiding.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]


ROSE, MR. CLAUDE, age 91 of the Mossy Grove community, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2006 in the Life Care Center of Morgan County. Mr. Rose became a Christian on February 28th 2006. He was a retired coal miner. He was preceded in death by his parents; Joe and Mary (Southern) Rose. Sisters; Hazel Stanley and Martha Schubert, brother; Jack Rose. Mr. Rose is survived by sister; Ida Houp of Madiera Ohio. Nieces; Shelvy Maston, of Oak Ridge and Nancy Lyles, of Coalfield; Nephew; Claude Raines of Madiera, Ohio, several great-nieces and nephews, special family friend; Wilma Batey and special friends; Johnny and Carol Bell. The family will receive friends Friday evening August 11, 2006 at Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg from 6 to 8 P.M. with funeral service to follow at 8 P.M. with Bro. Robert Lawson officiating. Graveside service will be Saturday at 11:00 A.M. in the Mossy Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg in charge of arrangements.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROSE,  FARWELL “FARBALL”,  62, Oakdale, died Oct. 26, 1998.  Survivors: wife, Billie Ruth Rose; daughters, Liz and husband Larry Peters, Betty and husband Crawford May; Deborah and husband Terry Jones, Brenda and husband Bill VanNorstran,Michelle and Rocy Best, Wendy and Vince King; son and wife, Henry and Darlene Rose; sisters, Shriley Lawson, Rosalie Riddle, Bea Bell and Marie Carpenter; brothers, Oscar Rose, Harvey Rose, Sam Rose,  and Bill Rose; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, Tn.  [Morgan County News]
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ROSE, BILLIE R., 66, Oakdale, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2005 at home. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved collecting dolls. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Farwell Rose; parents, Hayden and Frankie Sandifer; and seven siblings. She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Liz and Larry Peters of Oakdale, Betty and Crawford May of Harriman, Deborah and Terry Jones of Wartburg, Brenda and Bill Vannorstran of Wartburg, Michelle and Rocky Best of Oakdale and Wendy and Vince King of Oakdale; son and daughter-in-law, Henry and Darlene Rose of Oakdale; sisters, Anne Gilmore of Harriman and Susie Bowlin of Oakdale; brothers, Sam Sandifer, Corky Sandifer, Jack Sandifer, Charlie Sandifer and Johnny Sandifer, all of Harriman; and 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday in Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman. Rev. John Underwood officiated. Graveside service followed in Oak Grave Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.  [Roane County News]


ROSE, MATTHEW DALE, age 21 of Wartburg went to be with the lord, due to a single car accident on Hwy 62 in Wartburg. Matt was a graduate of Wartburg High School where he was a member of the football team. He was a graduate of TTC-Harriman. He was currently employed by the Morgan County Sheriffs Dept. as a correctional officer. He was a proud member of Mossy Grove Baptist Church. Matt was a man who loved hunting, spending time with his many many friends, and spent most of his time being the most loving caring son, brother, grandson, father, husband and friend to all he knew. Survivors;Loving wife Whittney Cook Rose; Daughter Alexis Brooke Rose;Parents Maria & Lyndell Rose; Sister Sarah Rose; Maternal Grandparents Don & Faye Langley; Paternal Grandparents Fred & Elaine Rose; Aunt Julie Kyker & fiancée Gerald Bartlett; Uncle Jeff Rose & wife Robin; Cousins Jennifer Rose; Kristen Kyker; Mitchell Kyker; Mother in law Tina Perry; Funeral 8 PM Tuesday January 12, 2010 at Mossy Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Benjie Blakney and Rev. David Goodman officiating. Interment 1 PM Wednesday at Mossy Grove Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at Mossy Grove Baptist Church.
[Kyker Funeral Home[


ROSE, LARRY WAYNE, 47, of Sunbright, formerly of Louisville, Ky., died Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Born Dec. 23, 1956, in Louisville, he was the son of Jimmy R. Rose of Louisville and Wanda J. Rose of Moore Park, Calif. Mr. Rose had lived in Sunbright for the past eight years. He had worked at Peebles Department Store in Oak Ridge for over eight years. He was War Chief Oosa of the Wind River and Tsalagi View Mountain Cherokee Indians. Mr. Rose was a member of the South Eastern Council of Cherokee Indians. In addition to his parents, Mr. Rose is survived by his fiancee, Charlie Rainbowolf, of Greenup, Ill.; two brothers, Denny Ray Rose of New Haven, Ky., and Timmy Lee Rose of Moore Park; and by three sisters, Sandra June Rose and Eva LeMasters, both of Louisville, and Angelia Sue Rose Montanti of Henderson, Nev. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 10, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. A Cherokee ceremony will be at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24, on the Wind River Grounds in Barbourville, Ky. Sharp Funeral Home of Oliver Springs is in charge of arrangements.  [Oak Ridger]


ROSE, MR. JERRY GLEN, known by most as “Rosey” age 40 of Wartburg, born November 4, 1969, passed away Monday March 15, 2010 at Roane Medical Center from a car accident. He was a member of Meadowview Baptist Church, Wartburg. He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents; Ben and Kathleen Rose, Maternal grandparents; Bud and Dot Gregg, nephew; Brian Nelson, niece Tanya Human and brother-in-law; Larry Vespie. Mr. Rose is survived by parents; Gene and Ann Rose of Wartburg, Son; Cory Rose of Clarkrange; Brother and sister-in-law; Donald and Rhonda Gregg of Look Out Mountain, Sisters and brothers-in-law; Wanda Vespie, Tammie and Tim Willis of Wartburg,Karen Vespie of Madisonville, Patty Nance of Wartburg, Missy and Shane Wyatt of Kingston, many uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 18, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will be Friday at 1:00 P.M. at Meadowview Baptist Church with Rev. Ralph Nance officiating. Interment will follow in Morgan Memorial Gardens. [Schubert Funeral Home]


ROSENBAUM, BESSIE PEMBERTON, —Bessie Pemberton Rosenbaum, 88, of Elgin, died Monday, Dec. 25, 1989, in the Scott County Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Joe Rosenbaum, and was also preceded in death by a grandson, Ernest N. Ward, and was of the Baptist faith.  Surviving are daughters and sons-in-law, Shirleen and Junior Ward of Sunbright and Colleen and Arthur Haire of Muncie, Ind.; sons and daughters-in-law, Eugene and Katie Rosenbaum of Yorktown, Ind., and Bernard Rosenbaum of Muncie, Ind., eight grandchildren, several special nieces and nephews and special friends.  Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 28, at 1:00 p.m. at the Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Sunbright, with the Rev. Kelly Sexton officiating.  Singers were Harry McCarty, Wayne Shoemaker and Gladys Miller.  Interment followed in the Webb cemetery, Scott County, with Schuberts of Wartburg in charge of arrangements.  Serving as pallbearers were Harry McCarty, Doug Bertram, Hershel Norman, Mike Norman, Ray Shoemaker and Wayne Shoemaker.  (Morgan County News, 1/14/1990, p2)


ROSSHOWARD W.,  65, of Pikeville, Tn., formerly of Sunbright, died Oct. 1, 1982. Preceded by son, Gary Ross.  Survivors, wife, Mary Nance Ross; daughters, Songa Phillips, and Gail Holland and Cathy Cordell; sons, Howard Houston Ross and Roger Ross; mother Ella Ross and 12 grandchildren; Survivors: sisters, Mildred Potter, Lucille Mackey, Edna Burden and Catherine McNew; brothers, Donald and Bobby Ross.  Burial in Pikeville Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


ROSS, MRS. OPAL – age 96 of Sunbright, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2005 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sunbright. Mrs. Ross was a school teacher at Mill Creek School and she worked in Lima, Ohio during World War II. She also lived and worked in Oak Ridge, she returned to Sunbright in 1945. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond M. Ross; parents, George and Nannie England; sister, Ova E. England; brother, Jack R. England and brother in law, William C. Carter. She is survived by one sister, Georgia Carter of Oak Ridge; sister in law, Carol C. England; nephews, Tim England and wife, Jennie and Todd England and wife, Tara; niece, Kimberly England; and four great nieces, all of Sunbright. The family will receive friends December 31, 2005 from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Brother Frank Kirby officiating. A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 1, 2006 at 2 p.m. in the Sunbright Cemtery.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]


ROSS,  JULIA E. LANGLEY,  Willard, Ohio, died Sunday, June 11, 1967, in Shelby Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Morgan County, TN, March 31, 1884, and had lived in Willard for 16 years.  Daughter of Andrew J. and Mary B. Langley, she was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, William B. Ross, brothers William, George, and Henry Langley, and sisters Anna Cheek, Susan Liles, and Florence Taylor, son Bill Ross, and grandson W. C. Ross. Survivors include one son, Ronald of Willard; one brother, Luther Langley in Tennessee, three grandchldren and seven great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Fink Funeral Home; Rev. Earl Warstler  officiated. Burial was in New Haven Cemetery.
[From the Willard Times-submitted by Ron Ross]


ROWLAND,  FLOYE V.,  70, died, Oct 25, 1998.  Preceded by parents, Frank and Sarah Davis Cochran; brother, Frank Cochran, Jr., and sister, Vina Joyce Neeley. Survivors:  husband, Glen Rowland; daughter, Donna Rowland Gough; sons, David F. and Dennis R. Rowland; eight grandchildren; sisters, Ethyl Dyson, Wilemena Miske, Marcella Gilmore and Wilma Nagele; brothers, Ledford, Carlos, Elbert and Daniel Cochran. Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale, Tn. [Morgan County News]

ROWLAND, GLENN E., 73, died Oct. 18, 1999, Oakdale.  Preceded by wife Viola Cochran Rowland [Floye V]; parents, Harry and Lula Branham Rowland; brothers Buddy and Robert Rowland; sons, David and wife Linda and Dennis and wife Glenna; one daughter; eight grandchildren.  Burial, Crab Orchard Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


ROWLAND, WILLIAM L. (BILL),   Wartburg, died March 11, 2001.  Preceded by wife of 45 years, Dorothy Ann Durlak Rowland; brothers, Thomas and Kenneth; and sister, Connie Sue.  Survivors: brother, Robert Rowland of Buffalo Grove, Ill; sister, Nance Bartel of Locust Grove, Va; three chidlren, Peggy J. Rowland of Wartburg, Mark T. and wife Jeri Rowland of Alginquin, Ill and Michael L. Rowland of Elgin, Ill; and six grandchildren.  He was born Aug. 30, 1933 in Princton, Ky.  (No burial site listed)  [Morgan County News]


ROYSDEN, RUSSELL, age 82, a resident of Coalfield, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, at home. Mr. Roysden was born Oct. 19, 1924, in Campbell County. He lived most of his life in Devonia and Oliver Springs. Mr. Roysden was a member of the Rock Hill Baptist Church in Devonia. He retired from the Blue Diamond Coal Company as a heavy equipment operator with McCall Enterprises. He was preceded in death by his wife; Mary Ann Hicks Roysden; by children: Etta Ruth Matheson, Evelen Faye Killensworth, Bruce Wayne Roysden and James Franklin Roysden; by his parents; Edward and Rosie Mae Ward Roysden; by brothers, Eli Roysden, Clais Roysden and Lester Ward; by grandchildren: Don “Bo” Phillips Jr., and Melissa and Jerry Ray Carroll; and by a son-in-law, Donald Olson. He is survived by daughters, Rena Olson of Harriman, Edna Hayes of
Radcliff, Ky., Margaret Westmoreland and husband Bobby of Norris, Linda White and husband Charles of Coalfield, Billie Cornell and husband Rick of Oliver Springs, Betty Griggs and husband Rick of Oliver Springs, and Anna Curtain and husband Allen of Coalfield; sons, Glenn Roysden and wife Gail of Lake City, Jerry Roysden and wife Teresa of Oliver Springs, Gary Lynn “Joe” Roysden of Coalfield, and John Paul Roysden of Coalfield; 43 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, John Matheson of Vine Grove, Ky.; sister-in-law, Josephine Lowe of Knoxville; brothers-in-law, Jim Hicks and wife Sue of Clinton, and Millard Hicks of Knoxville; and special friend, Euvene Randolph of Briceville. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and special friends, and a special nephew, “Pee Wee.” The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 18, and Tuesday, Dec. 19, between the hours of 6 and 9 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home with the Rev. Murl Phillips and the Rev. Don Daugherty officiating. Graveside services and burial will follow at the Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery in Anderson County. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. [Oak Ridger]


 RUFFNER, MRS. BERTHA
OLIVER SPRINGS – Mrs. Bertha Ruffner, 85, died today at 2 a.m. at  Holston Valley Community Hospital after a long illness. Survivors include, two daughters, Mrs. Niles Smith of Kingsport and Mrs. D.S. Edwards of Coalfield; one son, Sam, of Oliver Springs; 14 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at Coalfield, Tenn.  The body is at Sharp’s Funeral Home,  Oliver Springs.

Source:  The Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tenn.  March 16, 1966
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RUFFNER, DAVE, “Uncle Dave”, age 84, died 9/29/1964 in Coalfield.  Survivors: wife Bertha Walls Ruffner; daughters; Malee Smith and Pearl Edwards; son, Samuel Ruffner.  14 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. [Roane County News dated 10/8/1964]  Burial in Davis Cemetery


RUFFNER, BETTY GOAD, 65, daughter of the late Perry and Lottie Goad, died Sept. 7, 2002.  She was employed by Bell Telephone for 20 years.  Born in Sunbright, she graduated from Sunbright High School.  She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Charles Ruffner; sister and brother-in-law Bonny and Ora Austin of Deer Lodge; brother Gene Goad of Harriman; three nephews Roger Austin and wife Amy, Bryan Austin and Michael Goad and wife Kim; one niece Rhonda Austin Mayes and husband C.W.; three great-nephews John and Perry Austin and Michaeal Goad; three great-nieces Shelly and Sara Goad and Brooke Cardwell; and very special friend Willadean Bertram.  Burial was in Sunbright Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


RUFFNER, FRED,  age 84;  survivors:  daughters, Carrie Jackson, Mrs. Francis Jackson, Lora Scarbrough, Wilma Tucker; sons, Davie and Gerald; 33 grandchildren; 51 great grandchildren; 1/2 brother, Hubert Davis.  Burial Davis Cemetery, [Roane County News dated 10/15/1964]


RUFFNER, HARVEY H., age 83, formerly of the Coal Hill Community, died in Morristown.  Survivors: wife, Bessie Ritter, 4 sons, 3 daughters, 26 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters.  Burial in Coal Hill Cemetery. [Morgan County News dated 12/30/1965]


RUFFNER, LUCILLE J. – age 89, a lifelong resident of Coalfield, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2004 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was born May 6, 1915 in Coalfield, Tennessee. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield. Mrs. Ruffner retired from the Morgan County School Systems where she had worked as a cafeteria worker. Preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Ruffner; sons, Donald & Harold Ruffner; parents, Richard & Abbie Craig Jackson; brothers, Oliver William “Pete” Jackson and Joseph “Sabe” Jackson; sisters, Mary Sampsell, Kate Irene Stubbs, Elberta Fagan and Gertrude Purdy; daughter-in-law, Lori Ruffner. Survivors: sons, Ralph W. Ruffner of Coalfield, Earl Thomas Ruffner of Coalfield, Jimmy D. Ruffner of Dayton, Ohio; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; A host of friends and extended family members. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Monday, September 27, 2004 at Sharp Funeral Home with funeral service following at 8:00 pm, in the chapel with Dr. Billy Edmonds officiating. Burial and graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at the Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. Sharp Funeral Home of Oliver Springs in charge of all arrangements.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]


RUFFNER, RALPH WILLIAM, 71, of Coalfield, died Sunday, April 3, 2005, at his home. The son of Doyle and Lucille Ruffner, he was born March 1, 1934, in Harlan County, Ky. He moved back to Tennessee in 1991. Mr. Ruffner was a U.S. Air Force veteran who served his country during the Korean War. He was a retired computer analyst for the J.L. Hudson Company. Mr. Ruffner was an avid gardener and reader, and was a member of the Coalfield Library Association and also Coalfield Genealogy. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Sydney Clanagan, and two brothers, Donald and Harold Ruffner. Mr. Ruffner is survived by his six children, Ralph William Ruffner Jr. of Oak Ridge, Patricia Ann Stroble and husband, Michael, of Detroit, Mich., Thomas Earl Ruffner and wife, Denise, of Pasadena, Calif., Margaret Ann Clanagan of York, Penn., Charles Michael Ruffner and wife, Jodi, of Murphysboro, Ill., and Jonathan Ruffner and wife, Lori, of York, Penn.; nine grandchildren; and two brothers, Earl Thomas Ruffner of Coalfield, and Jimmy D. Ruffner of Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Ruffner is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2005, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Mack Smith officiating. A graveside service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 8, at the Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. In lieu offlowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Coalfield Public Library, P.O. Box 157, Coalfield, TN 37719. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs in charge of arrangements. [Oak Ridger]


RUFFNER, THOMAS EARL, 68, of Oliver Springs, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Born Dec. 19, 1934, in Morgan County, he was the son of Mildred Emma Brown of  Oliver Springs and Earl Ruffner, who is now deceased. Mr. Ruffner was a self-employed auto mechanic. He owned and operated Trans-tech Volvo Repair Shop in Oak Ridge for many years. His grandparents, Dave and Bertha Ruffner and Charlie and Bessie Hampton, also died earlier. In addition to his mother, Mr. Ruffner is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ida Vann Ruffner; two sons, Randy Ruffner and wife, Melisa, of Oliver Springs, and Ricky Ruffner and wife, Janice, of Lake City; a daughter, Missy McBee and husband, Greg, of Oliver Springs; and by five grandchildren, Matthew Ruffner and Cory McBee, both of Oliver Springs, and Shannon Ruffner, Brittney Ruffner and Kelsey Ruffner, all of Lake City. He is also survived by two stepgrandchildren, Josh McBee and Katrena McBee, both of Oliver Springs; a brother, Randall Dean Ruffner and wife, Nancy, of Nashville; and by a sister, Sharon Marrow and husband, Dwight, of the Marlow community. The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Ralph Wilson and the Rev. Garvan Walls officiating. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Davis Cemetery in Coalfield. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. [Oak Ridger]


RUNKLES,   LAURA,  82, of Oliver Springs, passed away May 15, l998. She was born Jan. 22, 1916 in Morgan County.  Preceded in death by her parents Robert Ballard and Elizabeth Carson Privette; and her husband James Runkles.  She is survived by sons, Joseph Edward Runkles and wife Mary of Harriman; Rev. Robert Runkles and wife Debra of Clinton and Curtis Ford Runkles and wife Deborah of Athens; daughters, Gwendolyn Boatwright of Oliver Springs and Jane Eileen Runkles of Bosque Farms, New Mexico; sister Georgia Jones of Oliver Springs and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Burial was in Davis Cemetery in Coalfield. (Morgan County News)


RUPPEE, ED, age 75, Oakdale, son of the late Herman and Pauline Kamer;  Survivors:  R.T. Ruppee and Andy Ruppee; sister, Dora Meadows.  Burial Camp Austin Lutheran Church Cemetery. [Morgan County News dated 7/1/1965]


RUPPEE, PAUL EUGENE, age 86, of Wartburg, died at 9 pm February 22, 2004 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wartburg. Mr. Ruppee was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Shriner, and a member of Emerald Lodge #377. He was a World War II Veteran. Mr. Ruppee served in the South Pacific and the Solomon Islands with the Anti-Aircraft Artillery. He was a member of the American Legion and the Three Rivers Camping Club. Mr. Ruppee was retired from General Motors- Fisher Body in Hamilton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by: his first wife, Thelma Davis Ruppee; his parents, Rudolph and Bertie Ruppee; brothers, Bob, Bill, Jack, Tom and Gene; sisters, Martha Schubert and Margaret Ooten. He is survived by: his wife of nineteen years, Mildred Williams Ruppee; daughter and son-in-law, Janice and George Marcum of Spring City; step-son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Judy Williams; step-daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Wendell Jones, all of Wartburg; brothers, Ancil and Eugene; sister, Mineva; step-mother, Osie Dunn; seven grandchildren; Twenty-three great grandchildren; fourteen great great grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; Six step-great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 25, 2004 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home. The Masonic Service and Funeral Service will begin at 8 pm with Bro. Tom Mooty and Bro. Kerry Ruppee. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Thursday, 11 am in Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood.   [Knoxville News Sentinal]


RUPPE, MR. BENJAMIN (ROMAIN) age 79, of the White Oak Community, Oakdale, went home to be with his Lord, Wednesday, November 15, 2006 in the U.T. Medical Center. He enjoyed logging, farming, and he loved his family.He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Cartie Davis Ruppe; and two sisters: O.V. McKinney and Lou Reva Luffman. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Reba Summers Ruppe of the White Oak Community.Children: James and Glenda Ruppe of Oakdale, Linda and Jimmy Vespie of Oakdale, Scott and Sheila Ruppe of Oakdale, Mary and Russell Hawn of Oakdale, and Rita and Dale Green of Daysville.  Brothers: Henry, Billy, Raymond, and Martin Ruppe. Sisters:Lorene Luffman, Barbara Chapman, Bonita Jones, and Virgil Lee. Seven grandchildren: Jamie, Jill, Derek, Sarah, Matt, Cheyenna, and Levi. Four great grandchildren: Tanner, Hunter, Savannah, and Emma Kate; and two special little buddies, Will and Luke. The family will receive friends Friday, November, 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Ronnie Clark and Bro. Tim Ruppe officiating. A graveside service will be held Saturday morning the 18th at 11:00 a.m. in the B.R. Ruppe Family Cemetery in Oakdale.  [Morgan County News]
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RUPPE, MRS. REBA SUMMERS, age 78 of Oakdale, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband;  B.R. (Benjamin Romain) Ruppe, Parents; Clellie and Ada Summers; Brothers; Jim, John, Sam, Donald, Jr. and Bobby. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law; James and Glenda Ruppe of Oakdale, Scott and Sheliah Ruppe of Oakdale, Daughters and sons-in-law; Linda and Jimmy Vespie of Oakdale, Mary Lou and Russell Hawn of Oakdale, Rita and Dale Green of Daysville. Brother; Bill Summers of Rockwood, Sisters; Mary Willis of Oakdale, Louise Powell of Dayton, Ohio.
Grandchildren; Jamie, Jill, Derek, Sarah, Matthew, Cheyenna and Levi.  Great-grandchildren; Tanner, Hunter, Savannah, Emma, Brooke, Jenna, Tucker and Carson. Graveside services will be held Monday, September 28, 2009, 11:00 a.m. in the B.R. Ruppe Family cemetery in Oakdale with Bro. Ed Willis officiating. Schubert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
[Schubert Funeral Home]


RUSSELL, CORDIA FREELS, formerly of Morgan County, died in Chattanooga.  Preceded by: husband, William Russell; Survivors, sister, Mrs. Josie Solomon; brother, Joe Freels.  Survivors: son, Clyde Russell; daughter, Mrs. Robert Terry and Mrs. W. E. LaTerry. Miss Buena Russell, Mrs. Mattie Scott Schubert and Miss Julia Russell; sisters, Mrs. Emma Taylor and Pearl Rankin.  Burial in Wartburg Cemetery. [Morgan County News dated 12/19/1964]


RUSSELL,   DEBORAH DIANA,  30, died, July 14, 1999.  Preceded by grandparents, Logan and Gypsy Russell; grandfather, Roy Patrterson; great-grandmother Minnie Bell Barry; and Aunt, Bobbie Jean Huckleby.  Survivors: parents, Dillard and Dianna Russell; brothers, Dwight Lee Patterson and Daniel Frank Patterson; sister and husband, Dannette and Jeff Melton; grandmother, Dollie M. Patterson.  Burial in Ollis Cemetery, Blair Community. [Morgan County News]


RUSSELL, CHARLIE – age 82,  Coalfield, passed away, April 15, 2000 . He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Russell and Elizabeth Jackson Russell; by his wife, Rhoda Standifer Russell; by 5 sisters, Nellie, Rachel, Viola, Imogene, and Lucy; and by 2 brothers, Clayborn and Frank. Survivors: sons, James Russell and wife Faye of Oliver Springs, Donald Russell and wife Mary of Oliver Springs, Delmer Russell of Clinton, Glen Russell and wife Bobbie of Clinton; daughters, Rachel Wilson of Harriman, Marilyn Duncan and husband Edward of Clinton, Naomi Galyon and husband Lynn of Harriman; stepson, Jerry Standifer of Knoxville; 23 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; special friends, Opal Liles of Oliver Springs, Darlis Jones Campbell of Petros, Margie Wilder of Clinton, Cleve Daugherty of Oliver Springs. Mr. Russell was born December 6, 1917 in Morgan County. He has lived in this area all of his life. He is a retired coal miner and a member of the Big Mountain Baptist Church. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, and gardening. Burial at Anderson Memorial Gardens. {Knoxville News Sentinal]

 


RUSSELL, EARL H., SR., of Greenville, formerly of Marietta, Ga., died April 5, 2000. Mr. Russell, son of Henry S. and Cora M. Russell was born Aug. 4, 1910, in Coalfield, Tenn. He was retired from the Federal Government, for whom he was employed 37 years as Budget and Fiscal Officer and was with the Federal Housing Administration. Mr. Russell is survived by his wife, Jane Tindell Russell of Rolling Green Village, Greenville; a son, Earl H. Russell Jr. and his wife, Mary, of Simpsonville; four grandsons, Walter H. Russell, E. Tindell Russell and William H. Russell, all of Greenville, and Alan A. Russell of Simpsonville; seven great-grandchildren; and a niece, Marguerite Davis of Marietta, Ga. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2000, at Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Tenn. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown Chapel, Greenville. The Greenville News, Greenville, SC; April 6, 2000


RUSSELL, EMMA JEAN, 68, of Oliver Springs, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Born Nov. 23, 1934, in Oliver Springs, she was the daughter of Lawrence E. Davis and Vertie Qualls Davis.  Mrs. Russell was a lifelong resident of Oliver Springs and a member of Beech Park Baptist Church, where she was active with the senior saints. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Stacy. Mrs. Russell is survived by her husband of 50 years, R.B. Russell; two daughters, Tammie Barger and husband, Dave, of Harriman, and Gretchen Byrge and husband, Danny, of Oliver Springs; and by three grandchildren, Brent Barger, Brooke Barger and Jonathan Byrge. She is also survived by four brothers, Jack Davis and wife, Joyce, of South Labanon, Ohio, Allen Davis and wife, Georgia, and Joe Davis, all of Oak Ridge, and David Davis of Dickson; a sister, Sherrill Jackson and husband, Jackie, of Coalfield; Brad Davis and Chris Davis, who were considered as grandchildren; and by several nieces, nephews and extended family members. The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  [Oak Ridger]


RUSSELL, JOHN WILLIAM, II, 38, nicknames “Barnburner”, died Oct. 1, 2000.  Preceded by parents, Junior Powell Russell and Willie Mae Whaley Russell.  Survivors: children, Tracie Russell, Rachel Elizabeth Russell and James Walter Russell all of Morgan County; brother, Wayne Russell and wife Peggy of Coalfield; sister, Kathy Miller and husband Jimmy of Crossville.  Mr. Russell was born Nov. 19, 1961  in Oak Ridge, and was a life long resident of Coalfield.  Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.  [Morgan County News]


RUSSELLJUNIOR POWELL,  78, Coalfield, died Sept. 22, 1997.  He was born Sept. 14, 1919. Preceded by parents, John William Russell and Ollie Jarnigan Russell; brothers, Kenneth and Willis Russell.  Survivors:  wife, Willie Mae Russell; sons, Wayne Russell and wife Peggy, and Johnny Russell; daughter, Cathy Miller and husband, Jimmy; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Linis Russell and wife Pete, and R. B. Russell and wife Emma Jean; sisters, Arvanna Helton and husband Bobby, Betsy McGhee and husband, Eugene and Becky Heydel and husband Bones, Elizabeth Baker and husband Joe, and Lois Foster and Steveland Russell. Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.  [Morgan County News]


RUSSELL, LINIS HOWARD – age 75, Coalfield, passed away, September 15, 2000.  Mr. Russell was preceded in death by his parents, John William Russell and Ollie Jarnigan Russell. Survivors: wife, Lizzie Mae Russell of Coalfield;  daughter, Penney Sisson and husband, Perry of Dalton, Ga.; step son, Mickey Wilson and wife, Helen of Houston, Texas; step grandson, Preston Wilson and wife, Lila of Boston, Mass.; brother, R.B. Russell and wife, Emma Jean of Oliver Spring; sisters, Arvana Helton and husband, Bobby of Coalfield, Becky Heidle and husband, Kenneth of Oliver Springs, Betsy McGhee and husband, Eugene of Oliver Springs, Lois “Tiny” Forster of Oak Ridge, Elizabeth Baker and husband, Joe of Coalfield, Steva Lane Russell of Oak Ridge. Mr. Russell was born September 13, 1925 in Coalfield.  Burial September 19, 2000 at 11 a.m. at Estes
 Cemetery of Coalfield. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge. [Knoxville News-Sentinal]


RUSSELL,  LIOLA E., 90,  of  Douglasville, Ga, formerly of Coalfield, died, July 20, 1993. Preceded by husband, Sim Lee Russell, and three children, Chalmer Russell, Josephine Russell and Rozella Brown.  Survived by eight children:  Sanford Lee Russell, Ross Russell, Austin Tony Russell, Richmond Russell, Mitchell Russell, Gary Russell, Marilyn Ooten and Otella Thelma Pulliam; brother, Raymond Hallcox and 24 grandchildren and 25 great- grandchildren.Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield. [Morgan County News]


RUSSELL, LIZZIE MAE,  92, of Coalfield, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, in Dalton, Ga. Born Sept. 8, 1911, in the Wheat community, she was the daughter of Charles and Lottie Wilson Shelton. Mrs. Russell was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She retired from the U.S. Postal Service, where she had worked as a postmaster for approximately 38 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Linis Howard Russell and first husband, Granville Wilson, a son, Jerry S. Wilson, and several brothers and a sister. Mrs. Russell is survived by her daughter, Penney Sisson and husband, Perry, of Cohutta, Ga.; her son, Mickey Wilson and wife, Helen, of Georgetown, Texas; her grandson, Preston S. Wilson and wife, Lila, of Austin, Texas; and her great-granddaughter, Lily Wilson of Austin, Texas. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, R. B. Russell of Oliver Springs; five sisters-in-law, Arvana Helton and husband, Bobby, and Elizabeth Baker and husband, Joe, all of Coalfield, Betsy McGhee and husband, Eugene, of Oliver Springs; and Lois Foster and Steva Lane Russell, both of Oak Ridge; and several extended family members and friends. The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30, 2004, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  [Oak Ridger]


RUSSELL, HAZEL L. – age 89, of Rockwood, passed away Monday, October 26, 1998, at Park West Hospital. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors: daughters, Mary Morrison of Kingston, Margaret Childs of Rockwood; sons, Edward Russell of Chickamauga, Ga., Don Russell of Oakdale, Tenn.; granddaughter, Elizabeth Ann Russell of Harriman; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.  Interment t Scott Cemetery  [Morgan County News]


RUSSELL,  J. L.,  formerly of Lancing, died July 5, 1919 at his home in Durham, N. C.  Surviving are his wife and son, Liles Russell of N. C. and daughter, Mrs. B. Schubert of Wartburg. (Morgan County Press)


RUSSELL, MAMIE SOLOMON, AGE 84, PASSED AWAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2003 AT HER HOME IN HARRIMAN, TN. AFTER A LONG ILLNESS. MAMIE WAS BORN IN (SOLOMON HOLLOW) IN COALFIELD, TN. MOVED TO OAKDALE, TN. AROUND1948. LATER TO HARRIMAN, TN. WHERE SHE RESIDED FOR APPROXIMATELY 40 YEARS. SHE WORKED AS A COOK FOR RENFRO’S & PIERCE’S RESTAURANT IN HARRIMAN FOR MANY YEARS. ALSO JUDY’S SQUEEZE INN & THE B & J RESTAURANT, IN ROCKWOOD. ALSO 12 YEARS FOR THE PALM BEACH COMPANY. MAMIE WAS OF THE PENTACOSTAL FAITH. A DEVOUT CHRISTIAN LADY. MAMIE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS GEORGE & JULIE SOLOMON. HER HUSBAND THE REV. CLAIBORNE RUSSELL, A DAUGHTER DONNA JEFFERS MILLER, 2 SISTERS NINA CHITWOOD & GERTIE BROWN. 4 BROTHERS BLAINE, JESSIE, JAMES & GEORGE JR. SOLOMON. 2 GRANDCHILDREN, GINA BASLER, & JERRY POLAND. 2 SON-IN-LAWS JAMES MILLER & LESTER M. JOHNSON, 2 SISTER-IN-LAWS & 1 BROTHER-IN-LAW. HER SURVIVORS ARE 3 DAUGHTERS & SONS-IN-LAWS, BOBBIE & HAROLD BASLER, SANDY & DALE BLAKE & JUDY JOHNSON ALL OF HARRIMAN, 1 SON CHRIS BLAKE RESIDING AT HOME. A SPECIAL FRIEND JAMES GUINN OF HARRIMAN. 11 GRANDSONS, 5 GRANDDAUGHTERS, 8 GREAT GRANDSONS, 20 GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS & 1 GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER. 1 BROTHER & SISTER-IN-LAW HOWARD & EVA SOLOMON OF ROSSVILLE, GA., 2 SISTER-IN-LAWS VERTA SOLOMON OF OAKDALE, TN. & HELEN RUSSELL OF STRAWBERRY PLAINS, TN. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1, 2003 , 6 TO 9 PM. FUNERAL 1:00 PM THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2002 AT KYKER FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, HARRIMAN. INTERMENT FOLLOWING AT RANKINS CHAPEL CEMETERY. REV. NOLAND MOORE & REV. JIM SHELDON OFFICIATING. READINGS BY LARRY DANIELS. THE FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND THANKS TO ADVENTA HOSPICE AND TO EXPECIALLY NURSES, SHIRLEY & B.J. FOR YOUR CARE & KINDNESS TO OUR LOVED ONE IN HER DEEPEST NEED. [Kyker Funeral Home]


RUSSELL, PATRICK T., age 4 of Oakdale, passed away Monday, May 18, 2009 in the Children’s Hospital of Knoxville. He is survived by his mother: Treva Martin Russell of Oakdale; brothers: Dakota, Eric, and Brandon; sister: Shawna; grandparents: Bobby and Sue Martin of Oakdale; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.The family will receive friends Thursday, May 21, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Lucas P. Hurst and Rev. Keith Kilby officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the Pine Orchard Church Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RUSSELL, MRS. PAULINE KESTERSON COLE – age 84 of Harriman, formerly of Sunbright, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006 in the Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach, Fla. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Harriman and sang with Kingstonettes Trio. They recorded with Lionel Hampton in New York and have performed on numerous televisions shows. She was a 1940 graduate of the Sunbright High School, a 1967 graduate of University of Tennessee and received her master degree from Tenn. Tech. in 1973. She taught school for several years before going to work for the state of Tennessee as an Instructional Supervisor. She was preceded in death by: her parents, William Riley and Etta Black Kesterson; and a brother, William R. Kesterson; and sisters, Nella Kesterson Murphy and Ruby Kesterson. Surviving: two sons, William ‘Cliff’ Cole and wife, Ann, of Harriman, Larry Cole and wife, Bea, of Athens, Ga.; two grandsons, Dr. Cliff Cole, of Knoxville, Clay Cole, of Fort Worth, Texas; granddaughter, Laura Cole, of Athens, Ga.; six great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Graveside services to follow at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sunbright with Father Pinner of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Harriman, officiating. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


RUSSELL, SHIRLEY LYNN, age 43 of Wartburg, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2005 at her home. She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest Rich; Step-father, Omer Stringfield; Grandparents; Several aunts and uncles; Two nephews and one great-nephew. She is survived by long-time companion and friend, Dexter Baggett; Mother, Dorothy Stringfield; Brother and sister-in-law, (Willa) Rich, Jr; Sisters and Brothers-in-law, Dottie Stringfield, Lorraine (Milford) Jones, Rose Todd, Carol Ford, Cheryl (Calvin) Williams, Anetta Gilreath; Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and loved ones, Doris and Lee Baggett, Tabithia (Tabi), Justin, Stasha, Cody, April, David, Brian, Sharon, Glen Redmon Sr., Glen Redmon Jr., Jackie and Lisa Foster, Elmer Steelman (little man) Clifton Stringfield. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 23, 2005 from 6-9 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will be held on Monday, 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Bro. David Armes and Bro. Dewey Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Slick Rock Cemetery, Brimstone.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


RUSSELL, SHIRLEY LYLES,  75, of Coalfield, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Born July 17, 1926, in Coalfield, she was the daughter of James and Ida Bell Soloman Lyles,who are deceased.  Mrs. Russell had been a lifelong resident of this area. She was a homemaker and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  She was the widow of Herbert J. Russell.  She is survived by two sons, Kendall Russell and his wife, Lena, of Coalfield and Darrell  Owens and his wife, Michele, of Oak Ridge; two daughters, Nancy Lyles of Coalfield and Shelvy Maston and her husband, Ted, of Oak Ridge; five grandchildren, Jeannette Russell, Michael Oslonian, David Oslonian, Belinda Jackson and LaDonna Sims; five great-grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren, Sarah Rittenberry and Josh Rittenberry. In addition to her husband and her parents, Mrs. Russell was preceded in death by a sister, Beatrice Wilson, and two brothers, Vane Lyles and Gene Lyles.  A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Lyles-Jackson Cemetery of Coalfield with the Rev. Luke Ward officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov.20, at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. [From the Oak Ridger]


RUSSELL, SYLVIA – age 85, a resident of Wartburg, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2005 at her home. She was born March 24, 1920 in Crowder, Oklahoma moving to Oliver Springs in 1937, living in Wartburg for the past 5 years. Mrs. Russell was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church where she was actively involved with the Bible Print Ministry. She visited nursing homes and made afghans for many nursing home residents. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Alvin Russell; by parents, Robert Duncan and Amanda Jane Cook Duncan; and by a granddaughter, Cindy Scott. Survivors: daughters, Patsy Jo Carpenter & husband, Robert of Dayton, OH, Helen Kathryn Trimm and husband, Ed of Madison, VA, Judy Lynn Russell of Wartburg; grandchildren, Sheila Book, Steve Gergely, Donna, John and Frank Fox; great grandchildren, Alyssa Scott,
Madeline Argue, Heather, Jennifer & Tiffany Book; brothers, Howell Duncan and wife, Mary Ruth of Oliver Springs, Paul Duncan of Oliver Springs; sister, Madge Duncan of Arkomo, OK; several nieces, nephews, extended family members & friends. The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Saturday, September 24, 2005 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home with funeral service following at 8:00 pm, in the chapel with Pastor Garvan Walls officiating. Burial and graveside service will be held Sunday, September 25, 2005 at 2:00 pm, at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinal]


RUTHERFORD, AMELIA K., 79, Bean Station, TN, formerly of Pine Orchard Community, died at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Dian and Jimmy Sutton, Rockwood Mountain, Rockwood, May 15, 2003.  Katherine was a member of Rocky Summitt Missionary Baptist Church fo Bean Station, a former member of Pine Orchard Baptist Church and attended Mt. Vernon Baptist Church while staying with her daughter. Katherine was a devoted Christian, loving wife and caregiver, proud mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a caring friend to all.  Katherine was an Army veteran who served during WW II as a mail clerk at the Pentagon and was an aircraft assembler building P-38 airplanes in Seattle, Wash, where her nickname was Johnnie. She was born in Cradock, Va., and raised in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.  She was preceded in death by her husband James E. Rutherford; daughter Sandra Harney; son Jimmy Rutherford; parents Henry Clay and Amelia Hendrick; brother Hank; half-sister Ruth; granddaughter Kimberly; granddaughter-in-law Charity Harney; mother-in-law and father-in-law Winnie and George Rutherford; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Harry and Mary Rutherford Young, Ray and Maxine Rutherford, Johnie Rutherford, Cecil Rutherford and Myrtle Rutherford Bowling Moore. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law the Rev. David and Gerry Rutherford of Bean Station; Johnnie and Bambi Rutherford of Burnside, Ky., Audrey Rutherford of Joliet, Ill., and George Rutherford and Marie Rutherford, both of Loyal Wis.; daughters and sons-in-law Dian and Jimmy Sutton of Rockwood, David Harney of Lancing and Shirley Rutherford of Bean Station; 16 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Donald and Bobbie Rutherford of Scottsville, Ky., several nieces and nephews.  Interment was in Pine Orchard Cemetery with full military honors by Roane Volunteer Honor Guard, which she was proud her son-in-law Jimmy Sutton is a member.  [Morgan County News]


RYAN, MR. CARNET L., age 70, of Wartburg, passed away Tuesday October 27, 2009. Carnet was born in Pine Knot, KY, but spent most of his life in Wartburg. He was a veteran of the United States Army. After leaving the Army, he returned home to resume his position with Highland Telephone Co. for which he worked 41 years before retiring in 2000. He was an avid hunter and storyteller who also enjoyed helping others in the community. He was preceded in death by parents; Herbert and Reba Siler Ryan.Mr. Ryan is survived by wife; Shirley RyanDaughter; Angela and husband Kenny OsborneSisters; Greta and husband Tommy Pennycuff and Iris Thompson,Brother; Ray and wife Mary Ryan. Nieces and nephews; Teresa Lowe, Kathy Bunch, Tim Pennycuff and Brenda Cate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Bro. Jim Phillips and Bro. Josh Lowe officiating. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg in charge of arrangements. [Schubert Funeral Home]


RYON, MR. ALBERT R. (HAPPY), went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 30, 2008, after living 83 full and blessed years. He was born April 19, 1925 in Deer Lodge, Tennessee to the late Pearl Ernest Ryon and Abner Ryon. He was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, a Free Mason, a member of Highlands United Church of Christ, Springfield, Ohio for 49 years and a member of Deer Lodge Congregational Church, Deer Lodge, Tennessee. Albert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doris Adkins Ryon whom he relocated with to Ohio in 1949, while continuing to maintain a home in his beloved “hills” of Tennessee. Albert retired in 1992 after completing 42 years of service with the United States Air Force Reserve and Wright Patterson Air Force Base. An airplane maintenance technician by trade, Albert was usually seen with a tool in his hand, utilizing his unique ability to fix whatever needed repaired. Albert earned his nickname “Happy” at a very young age for his mischievous pleasant demeanor, which carried with him his entire life. He was out going, generous and loved to make people laugh. His surviving children are daughter and caregiver, Sandra Ryon; son Timothy Ryon and wife, Sally; grandchildren, Jessica and Scott Ryon, all of Springfield, Ohio; adopted niece, Karen Hurst Karlen and husband, Merrill of South Dakota; niece, Vickie Hurst Faris and husband, Rick of Springfield, Ohio; very special great niece, Jordan Donaldson Dueis husband, Mike; and daughter, Kayleigh of South Dakota; very special great nephew, Adam Donaldson of South Dakota; his special pet and companion, Maggie and many relatives and friends in both Tennessee and Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pearl and Abner Ryon; brothers, Ernie, Ed, Gene; twin sister, Nadine; sisters, Mae Scott and Rena Anderson; special Aunt Jessie Ryon Bales and cousin, Charles Bales.Visitation will be Tuesday, June 3rd 6pm-8pm at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright, Tennessee. Memorial services will be held Wednesday June 4th10:30am at the Deer Lodge Congregational Church, Deer Lodge, Tennessee. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. Memorial services in Springfield, Ohio to be announced at a later date.Memorial contributions are to be made to the Deer Lodge Congregational Church, Deer Lodge, Tennessee or Highlands United Church of Christ, Springfield, Ohio.


 RYON,  ADDIE JONES,  Deer Lodge died 4/11/1999.  Preceded by husband Ernie Ryon; son. W.S. Ryon and infant daughter;parents, Alva and Willie Jones; brothers, Leamon, Eason and Julian Jones; sister, Maude Nash and 4 grandchildren.  Survivors:  daughters, Maeadjiel Hall and Charmie Copas; son William Ryon;  12 grandchildren 25 great-grandchilden, 11 great-great-grandchildren; brother, Clifford Jones; sisters, Dora Clark and Hallie Chrisman and Betty Bain. Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery [Morgan County News]


RYON,  J. C.,  of Sunbright died.  He leaves his wife, two daughters, Jessie and Josie; three sons, Abner, Lum and Arlow.  (Morgan County Press dated July 24, 1919)

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