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East Lawn Memorial Park

EAST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK is located at 4997 Memorial Boulevard,  Kingsport, Tennessee.  MAP


ADKINS, Chester Evins Feb 13, 1928 Dorchester, VA– Feb 26, 1998 Kingsport, TN son of  Arcie and Mary Adkins preceded in death by an infant son survivors: wife: Jaynell Phillips Adkins children: Timothy Adkins and Glenda Adkins Sprung CA

ADKINS, Myrtle Jaynell (Phillips) 2 Jan 1927 – 11 Jan 2005  Preceded in death by her husband, Chester Evins Adkins, infant son, and parents Emanuel Christopher and Martha Myrtle (Shelton) Phillips GS

ADKINS, Willie Harrison b: January 18, 1924 Dickenson Co, VA d: December 17, 1975 Bristol, TN survived by his wife Mae (Salyers) Adkins. Children: Curtis, Betty, Ruth, and Margaret. GS

ANDERSON, Johnson Beauregard Blountville – 27 Aug 2000 Kingsport, TN (F= John Kern Anderson M= Ruby Frances Droke. W= Pauline Elizabeth Pauley. Daus= Frances “Cookie” Roberts & Teresa “Terry” Bowers. Son= Paul Bryan Anderson. Sis= Maxie Stringer. Bros= Denver, Harold, & Henry Lynn Anderson. Preceded in death by a brother Kernie Anderson.)

ATHEY, Virginia Printz Bradford, VA. age 86 – 20 Nov 2000 (F= John Harry Printz. M= Ella Shaver. H= George W. Athey. Son= Michael D. Athey.)

BAILEY, Frances Deakins Blountville, TN age 81 – 8 Aug 2000 Kingsport. (Parents I. W. & Mollie Deakins. H= Oscar C. Bailey. Dau= Mary Faulkner. Son= Bill Bailey. Preceded in death by sisters Kate Deakins & Margaret Deakins and two brothers John C. & Tommy Deakins.)

BAILEY, James Perry age 78 – 12 Dec 2000. (Parents Ollie & Bertha Bailey. Bros= Charles & John Bailey. W= Marceline. Dau= Debi Johnson.)

BAILEY, Oscar 13 Mar 2001 Kingsport, TN (F= Dr. R. K. Bailey. M= Virginia McClellan W= Frances Deakins. Daus= Mary Faulkner. Son= Bill Bailey. Preceded in death by his parents and wife one brother & sister in infancy and four brothers, Newton, Harlan, Ralph, & Rufus Bailey.)

BALL, Peggy Proffitt age 47 – 1 Aug 1996. (H= Fred Richard Ball. Daus= Martha Ball, & Tammy Bailey. Son= Ricky Ball. Sis= Emma Puckett, Linda Pippen, Mary Chapman, & Brenda Byington. Daus= C. W., Dave, James, and Paul Proffitt.)

BELLAMY, Mary Emily Smith Rogersville, TN age 58 – 20 Oct 2000. F= Claude E. Smith. M= Emma Price H= John W. Bellamy. Sis= Peggy Francisco. Bro= Robert A. Smith.

BLACKBURN, Perry L. age 84 11 Mar 200?  W= Margaret “Peggy” Blackburn.  Dau: Barbara Henry & Marcella Stidham.  Sons:  Louis and Tony Blackburn. Sis: Hazel Gardner

BLEVINS, Francis Dean     Apr 1899 – Apr 1958   Daughter of Stephen and Eliza Salyer Dean.   PDD

BLEVINS, Mae Irene Church     16 Jul 1921 – 30 Jun 2001 McDowell Co., WV.  H= Preston Blevins. Son= Steve Blevins. Daus= Patricia Catledge & Kay Salyer.

BLEVINS, Willard     St. Paul, VA age 88 5 May 1992 Kingsport, TN   W= Mary Lena Blevins (d. 9 Jun 1989) Son= Lonnie H. Blevins. Dau= Pauline Lubnaua Frazier. Bro= Dewey Blevins. Sister= Dorothy Hartsock & Hettie Scarberry.

BLUE, Carl L.      4 Mar 1939 Penbroke, NC age 62   24 Mar 2001   Parents Dill & Ada Blue. W= Chris Blue. Dau= Annetta Blue. Son=Norman Blue. Sis= Kitty Sanderson, Rena Ludwick, Bernice Lowry, & Alicia Wise. Bro= Adolph Blue. Preceded in death by two brothers Drantley, & Don Blue and a sister Gola Lowry.

BOOHER, Nora Cox Washington Co., TN age 91 29 Mar 2000 Kingsport, TN   H= Weldon Miles Booher Dau=. Oacluce Clonce Ellis. Preceded in death by a son Weldon Mac Booher

BRIDWELL, Mary Gladys Franklin Gate City, VA. age 91 – 12 Jan 2002 Kingsport. Parents Charles & Buena Franklin. H= Neal Bridwell. Son= Raymond Bridwell. Preceded in death by her parents, husband and a sister Ollie D. Martin, & brothers W. R. & Charles E. Franklin

BRIGHT, James S. “Jay” Hiltons, VA. 15 Apr 2001F= James Franklin Bright. M= Bertie Ethel Laughlin. W= Jeannette Shaffer. Sis= Nannie McMurray, Minnie Suthers, & Jewell Bartley. Bros= Alvie P. & Grady Bright.

BROWDER, Thurman Stallard 26 Dec 1917 Scott Co., VA. age 82 – 1 Nov 2000. (F=Henry Browder. M= Mattie McMurray. W= Elsie Bethany Browder. Sons= Larry, & Henry “Buck” Browder. Daus= Alemda “Tuce” , & Barbara Browder. Sis= Lizzie Jane Shaffer. Bro= Pat Browder. Preceded in deathy by his parents & wife, a dau. Margaret, three brothers & five sisters.)

BULLOCK, Clara Louise age 72 25 Mar 1928 Kingsport, TN. – 31 Aug 2001. Parents Joe Vincent & Mary Catherine Danna. H= James N. Bullock. Daus= Shirley Strickler, Marlene Hickman, & Patsy Diane Starnes. Sis= Betty Frances Hagood & Marie Farmer. Bros= Bill & Donald Joe Danna. Preceded in death by a grandson Kenneth Short, and a brother Ralph Vincent Danna.

BURKE, Willie Ray Russell Co., VA age 68 – 1 Nov 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= William Burke M= Mary Wolfe. W= Reta Pratt. Daus= Vanessa Howard, & Teresa Hicks. Sis= Jean Wright, Louise Harstock, Kilene Nixon. Halfsis= Virginia Porter. Bros= Joe, David, Kent Lee, & Gaines Burke. Preceded in death by his parents a brother Dwight Burke and two half brothers Ralph & Bruce Burke

CALEB, A. S. K. Rev. 18 Oct 1934 in India age 67 15 Apr 2002 Gray, TN. Parents Sidambaram & Nallamal Caleb. W= Victoria Caleb. Son= Jeremiah Rajaratnam Calbe. Sis= Jyothi & Meena Caleb. Bro= Siva Caleb.

CARICO, Viola ge 85 – 14 Jan 2002. F= Robert Hayes. M= Nancy Holbrook. H= Emory E. Carico. Daus= Oneida Blevins, Frances Davis, Jane Blevins, & Nancy Smith. Sons= Hansel & Don Carico.

CARR, Evans 25 Jan 1927 Flag Pond, TN age 73 – 19 Nov 2000 F= Emory Lee Carr. M= Altha Lee Shelly. W= Jean McElyea. Son= Darrell Carr. Sis= Mary Evelyn Harmon. Bro= Bobby Hobert Carr.

CARR, Faye age 59 12 Feb 2001. F= Rev. Paul Moody. M= Anna Blanche Moody. H= Jimmie Carr. Daus= Phoebe Tester & Gina Hawkins. Son= Tim Carr. Sis= Paulette Starnes, Ruth Burchette, Janice Roberts, Joy Holt, Justine Powers, Karen Patterson, & Elaine Harwell. Bros= Dwight, Lonnie, Daniel, Keith, David, Joel, Ivan, & Mark Moody.

CARTER, Claude C. age 75 – 17 Oct 2000. Kingsport, TN. F= Elic Carter. M= Cora Lane. W= Elsie Combs. Dau= Patricia Ann Ashworth. Bros= Paul H. , & Robert L. Carter. Preceded in death by his wife and three sisters, Estele Milhorn, Lola Hutchins, & Bonnie L. Carter & one brother James Garnett Carter

CASEY, Terry Alan Covington, KY age 39 – 22 Dec 2000 F= Alan Casey. M= Laverne Cullum. W= Pamela Bradley. Dau= Rachel Casey. Stepdau= Jessica Cherry. Sis= Connie Soard, Darlene Roark. Bro= Len Casey.

CASTLE, Luther Mack Scott Co., VA. age 92 15 Apr 2001 Maryville, TN. F= James Scott Castle. M= Flora Wolfe. Dau= Sue Pressley. Son= Donald Mack Castle. Sis= Opal Leedy. Preceded in death by his sister Faye Lane, and brothers Cecil, & James Scott Castle Jr. and his wife Queen Pendleton.

CASTLE, Sandra “Kadie” age 54 20 Feb 2002 F= Jack Peters. M= Ruth Peters. H= Jack Castle. Sons= Brian & Scottie Salmons. Dau= Rebecca Sheets. Sis= Pat Hughes, Betty Self, Belvia Leonard, Christine Hensley. Bros= Rod, Dick, & Ronnie Peters. Preceded in death by grandparents J. L. & Ena Peters & Celia Slagle.

CHASE, Florence McAninch 12 Dec 1921 – 15 Oct 1996 F= Rosco McAninch. M= Alice Woods H= Charlie Chase.

COLE, Edna Ruth Byrd 26 Jul 1932 Scott Co., VA age 68 – 15 Nov 2000 Blountville, TN.  H= James Henry Cole. Dau= Lisa R. Elam. Sons= Vance & Timothy A. Cole. Bros= Ray, Paul & James Byrd. Sis= Georgia & Pierson, Rhoda Cole. Preceded in death by two brothers Conley & Norman Byrd, and two sisters, Edithy Huffman & Polly Lane. The notice in the newspaper shows the death date to be 25 Nov 2000. This is not possible because the notice appeared on 16 Nov 2000, so the death date has been changed accordingly.

COLLINS, Lola F. Good 14 Jun 1908 age 93 – 20 Nov 2001. F= Preston Collins. M= Mary Jane Matherly. H= Raymond C. Collins. Daus= Pauline Bays & Peggy Mock.

CUNNINGHAM, Laura Nell R. Arcadia Community. – 7 Jan 2002 F= James Bordie Foulk M= Fannie Bell Dishner. H= Gaylord lee Cunningham. Daus= Melissa Rhoton & Melinda Cunningham. Son= Marion D. Cunningham. Sis= Frances Ryan. Bro= Charles Foulk.

DEAN, Gale Steve    23 Apr 1923 – 13 Jul 2001.  Husband of Jean Conkin Dean. Son of Francis Dean Blevins  (also buried in East Lawn.)  Gale’s siblings were Nellie Dean Meade, Dana Dean Meade, step brother, Don Blevins. Gale enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in occupied Japan at the end of WWII. As you know, Tennessee is the Volunteer State – he lied about his age so he could join (he was 17 at the time.)  He was the 10,000th volunteer from Tennessee for World War II.  He had his picture in the Kingsport Times with the famous Sergeant Alvin York, one of the country’s most decorated soldiers in WWI.   PDD
DEAN, Jean Conkin     23 Sep 1926 – 22 Aug 1988.  Daughter of Onnie and Gladys Conkin. Wife of Gale Steve Dean. She had one brother, O.M. Conkin. Daughters of Jean and Gale are Dinah Dean McNew, Patty Dean Dronfield and Debbie Dean Taylor.  PDD

DENTON, Clyde “Shorty”    2 Feb 1914 Scott Co., VA. age 86 – 7 Dec 2000. F= William Benjamin Denton. M= Virgie Booher. W= Georgia Berry. Daus= Margaret Helvey, & Linda Ramsey. Son= James W. Denton. Sis= Bonnie Stevens. Preceded in death by two brothers John Hugh, & Herbert Denton. And a grandson Benjamin Berry Helvey.

DENTON, Georgia Marie Berry    age 86 18 Aug 1915 Blountville, TN. 26 Feb 2002 Bristol, TN. F= Murry E. Berry. M= Susan A. Monteith. H= W. C. “Shorty” Denton (d. 7 Dec 2000) Daus= Margaret Helvey & Linda Ramsey. Son= James W. Denton. Sis= Sue Lacy. Bro= Sam Berry. Preceded in death by a grandson Benjamin Berry Helvey and sister Stacy Wolfe & Una Poc and a brother Bill Berry.

DISHNER, Clara Edith   age 88 09-15-1918 – 06-20-2007. Kingsport, TN.  F= Joseph Mackey Roller. M= Margaret Emaline “Emma” Barger. H= Houston D. Dishner. Daus= Barbara Jean Leonard. Sons= Edward Sylvanis, Worley Clifton, Roger Allen Dishner, bros= Phillip Wayne Roller. Proceeded in death by brothers, James Henry & Robert Mack Roller. Sis= Nancy Irene Hill. EDD

DISHNER, Houston D. age 77 07-29-1911 – 06-16-1988. Kingsport, TN. F= Alvin Marion Dishner. M= Sarah Sallie Jackson. W = Clara Edith Roller. Daus= Barbara Jean Leonard. Sons=Edward Sylvanis, Worley Clifton, Roger Allen Dishner. Preceded in death by brothers Thomas “Tom”, Robert E, Bentley “Ben”, Wiley, & Noah Dishner. Sis=Elizabeth, Rebecca Ann “Annie”, & Early Dishner, Elsie Hobbs, Liza & Estell Kendrick.  EDD

DURRETT, Joseph Richardson Lawrenceburg, TN. age 79 9 Apr 2001. F= Robert Durrett. M= Annie Richardson. W= Doris Durrett. Daus= Patti Tate & Robyn Carson. Sis= Bobbie Vanderplog.

EDWARDS, Juanita M. age 81 6 Aug 1920 Scott Co., VA – 18 Oct 2001 Kingsport. F= Rufus Puckett M= Mae Oma Cross. H= Charles C. Edwards. Dau= Peggy Ramsey, Sandra Allen, & Patsy Phillips. Sons= Larry, J. D., & Ronnie Edwards. Sis= Marie Simpson, Frances Rush, & Lucy Brooks. Bros= Owen, W. F., & Thomas Puckett.

FEATHERS, Helen Marie 20 Jul 1920 Johnson City, TN. age 81 – 26 Oct 2001 Blountville, TN F= Henry Shipley M= Stella Mahoney H= Garland Feathers. Son= Billy Feathers. Preceded in death by a son Bobby Feathers

FIELDS, Carolyn Joyce age 58 6 Feb 2001 F= Clifford Lee “Tip” Fields. M= Clara Mae Fields. Paternal grandparents John & Clairce Fields. Maternal grandparents David & Etta Jones. Sis= Janis Campbell.

FLEENOR, Betty Francis Kaywood 18 Feb 1947 age 54 – 30 Jun 2001 Kingsport, TN F= Claude W. Kaywood. M= Molly Ellen Hutchins. H= John W. “Bill” Fleenor, Sr. Daus= Sherry Tate, Deborah Anne Hixon, & Angela Molly Willis. Son= John W. “Bug” Fleenor, Jr. Bro= Harold Kaywood. Preceded in death by a grandson Joshua Aaron Tate.

FLEENOR, Fred J. 26 Mar 1927 Scott Co., VA age 74 – 24 Jun 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= William Samuel Fleenor. M= Cordia Mary Ellen Whitaker. Daus= Mary Belle Jackson, & Ellen Blakley. Sons= John “Bill” Sr., & Danny L. Fleenor. Sis= Virginia Reed & Bessie Yates. Bro= Dub Fleenor. Preceded in death by a son James Sylvester Fleenor and a brother Clifford Fleenor and a great-grandchild, Joshua Tate.

FUGATE, Mildred Williams – 23 Aug 2000 Kingsport, TN. F= Joe T. Williams. M= Cynthia Williams. Dau= Barbara Lewis, Linda Salyer, & Brenda Patton. Son= David Fugate. Bros= Maynard, Randy, & Ted Williams.

GERHARDT, Ruth Ann 2 Dec 1916 Indian Springs, Sullivan Co., TN 2 Mar 2002 Kingsport, TN. F= Thomas Dillow M= Sallie Culbertson H= 1st Perry Bailey (died 1934) 2nd Chuck Gerhardt. Son= Richard “Dick” Bailey. Preceded in death by both husbands and her brother, Ernest Bailey Dillow; her sister, Katherine (Kay) Amerine Mayes; and a niece, Margie Kilday Guido.

GILLENWATER, Louise Harlan age 78 8 May 2000 F= John W. Harlan M= Mary Jane Weatherly. H= Marion Buford Gillenwater. Son= John C. Ketron. Stepson= Randy Gillenwater. Stepdau.= Trena Hatton. Sis= Artis Warren, Eva harr, & Frances Smith. Bros,= Fred & Ralph Harlan.

GLOVER, William Schull “Bull” Bristol , VA – 24 Aug 2000. Mountain Home, TN. F= Herbert Glover. M= Armenta Nidiffer. W= Hope Bryant. Dau= Marti Roscoe. Sons= Scott & Steve Glover. Sis= Shirley Countiss. Bro= Jimmy Glover.

GREEN, James David age 53 2 Jun 1948 Kingsport, TN 25 Feb 2002 Okeechobee, FL. W= Greta Sams. Daus= Sabra Green Sexton.

GRUBB, John H. 27 Mar 1933 Bristol, VA age 67 – 30 Dec 2000 F= Andrew Grubb. M= Maggie Watson. W= Audrey Browder. Dau= Debbie K. Gilliam. Sis= Pauline Walls & Ida Luttrell. Bros= Andrew, & Jessie Grubb.

HALL, Allison Willard 2 Aug 1915 Claiborne Co., TN age 85 27 Feb 2001. F= George Hall. M= Lue Proffitt. W= Zoa Correll. Dau= Ann Hall Loudermelt. Son= Allison Hall Jr. Sis= Carrie Claiborne.

HAMILTON, Charles Robert Scott Co., VA age 74 20 Mar 2001 Kingsport, TN F= Grover Cleveland “Chee” Hamilton. M= Rosa Rebecca Necessary. W= Juanita Hamilton. Son= Bobby Hamilton. Daus= Linda Rose & Mary Quinn. Sis= Elsie Brown, Mollie Worley, Ann Wolford, Gracie Statzer. Preceded in death by his sisters, Virginia Ada Hamilton, Delilah Neeley, Roxie Neely, Reba King, Kathleen Bishop & Ona Neeley; and a brother Elmer Hamilton.

HARPER, Ezra Scott Co., VA age 88 – 4 Jul 2001. W= Mary Isabelle Folkner. Dau= Dr. Teresa Snyder. Son= Wendell Harper. Bros= Sam & Henry Harper. Sis= Cleo Taylor.

HARR, Lutie McConnell 13 Mar 1911 Scott Co., VA age 90 31 May 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= William Ezekiel McConnell. M= Sarah Frazier. H= Joe Harr. Dau= Linda Harr Nottingham. Sons= Bill & Dale Harr. Sis= Lucille Beddingfield & Mescal Loggans. Preceded in death by three sisters Ruth Barger Harr, Grace Leedy & Mary Alice Gilliland, two brothers Scott & James McConnell and a granddaughter Stacey Knight.

HARRIS, Joyce Lovell age 89 – 15 Oct 2001

HICKS, Dewey A. age 77 19 Jun 1924 Blountville, TN. 16 Feb 2002 F= Dewey A. Hicks. M= Ollie Grace Armaroe. Sons= Larry A., William D., & Thomas J. Hicks. Dau= Judy L. Miller.

HICKS, John J. age 73 6 Apr 2000 Johnson City, TN F= John James Hicks M= Erlie Whitaker W= Betty Tipton. Dau.= Tonia Michelle Lane, & Pamela K. Dancy. Stepson = Douglas Denton. Sis. = Della H. Hunt. Bros. = Jess & Coy Hicks

HILL, Sarah 16 Jan 1912, Rye Cove, VA. age 88 – 17 Nov 2000 Kingsport, TN. Parents Dudley & Alice Hill. Sis= Maggie Sluss. Preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Bonnie Davidson, Bertha Green, Gladys Head, Molly Long, & Hazel Lane.

HOGAN, Dennis Fleet Lynch Station, VA. age 84 – 16 Oct 2000 Piney Flats, TN. F= James L. Hogan. M= Myrtle V. West. W= Frances E. Gobble. Sons= John Richard, Stephen Douglas, & Dennis James Hogan. Sis= Marie Cole.

HOGAN, Rev. James Lewis Mar. 25, 1892 Lynch Station, VA age 74 – June 11, 1966 Blountville, TN F= William Lewis Hogan M=Augusta Jane Emanuel W= Myrtle Vance West (Children=Lucille, Dennis F., Shirley L., Marie J., Helen L. (Note: Rev. James L. Hogan was a minister at the East Christain Church in Blountville TN. KE

HOLT, Noah Clyde 19 Mar 1931 – 4 Nov 1990

HOUSER, Cordie “Granny” age 86 – 16 Aug 2000 Parents Clayburne & Susie Lundy. H= David R. Houser. Daus= Susie Farris & Louise McCrary. Sons= R. C., Clyde, Bill, & Carl Allen Houser. Preceded in death by a son Johnnie Mack Houser.

HOUSER, George Washington age 78 2 Apr 2002 Johnson City, TN. F= Joseph Houser M= Mary Almaroad. W= Dorothy Lee Fulkerson. Dau= Sharon Melinda Salyer. Sis= Ruth Chapman & Olene Clark. Bros= Glen, & Wayne Houser.

HUNLEY, Kenneth “Bear” age 72 – 27 Jan 2002 Kingsport, TN

HUTSON, Carl H. Sr. age 80 5 Feb 2001 F= George Hutson. M= Nannie Eaton. W= Sylvia Walsh. Dau= Judy H. Bradford. Sons= Carl H. Jr., Gary A. Hutson. Sis= Ruth Watts. Preceded in death by a granddaughter Tonya Bradfore, and three brothers Paul, Elbert, & Fred Hutson, and two sisters Viola Hughes & Mary Minnich.

JONES, Ivory Speers 1 Apr 1917 Scott Co., VA age 84 – 18 Jul 2001 Parents Lloyd & Ida Speers. H= William E. Jones. Dau= Willie Livesay. Bros= Walter & Paul Speers. Sis= Margaret Caddell & Beulah Holt. Preceded in death by her parents and husband, a granddaughter Melissa Hope Livesay Brown, a brother Esmond Speers and a sister Imogene Hamilton.

JONES, Livington Shirley Apr. 24, 1918 Lynch Station, VA. age 77 d- Feb. 19, 1995 Blountville, TN. F= James Lewis Hogan M= Myrtle Vance West H= #1. Ray Kenneth Edwards, Sr. #2. Dorman Francis Jones Sons= James Ried Edwards dec’d & Ray Kenneth Edwards, Jr., sis= Marie Cole. KE

JONES, Virgil age 71 15 Mar 2000 F= George D. Jones M= Fannie E. Slaughter Dau.= Jane Greer & Elizabeth Comley. Sons= David Allen & Timothy Henry Jones. Sis.= Katherine Carrier & Mary Gay Whit. Bros. = Phillip D., Ernie Mack, Paul P., George E. & Lewis E. Jones. Preceded by Bros. = Allen D. Jones & Lonnie E. Jones.

JONES, William B. 13 Oct 1926 Appalachia, VA. age 84 – 29 Oct 2000. F= William Harrison Jones. M= Artie Collins. W= Ivory Speers. Dau= Willie Jones Livesay. Preceded in death by granddaughter Melissa Livesay Brown.

KETRON, Brenda Sharon Templeton Scott Co., VA age 59 – 18 Sep 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= Walter T. Templeton. M= Eva Byrd. Daus= Lisa Sharrett, Sonya Parlier, & Cindy Depew. Bro= Donald Templeton. Preceded in death by her father, and her stepfather Hobart R. Jenkins and her husband Sonny H. T. Ketron.

KINYON, Lyle L. Topeka, KS age 78 – 8 Nov 2000 H= Janelda Roark. Sons= Robert & William Kinyon.

LAWSON, Herbert Hoover “Shorty” Kingsport, TN age 66 – 26 Jun 1995 Kingsport, TN. F= Lon Lawson M= Eva Brice. W= Anne Bolling White Sis= Bonnie Begley, Margie Begley, Iva Dell Whitman, Lena Mae Elam. Bro= Dee Reece Lawson. Stepdau= Kathy Elmore. Stepsons= Dave, Billy Joe and Charles White

LEONARD, A. P. age 99 – 2 Dec 2000. W= Ellen Shaffer. Daus= Thelma Lee Woods, Eva Ketron, Juanita Hicks & Madge Garland. Son= Narvel Leonard. Preceded in death by his wife and son Albert Lester Leonard.

LIVESAY, Larry W. age 60 Whitmire, SC. 1 May 2002 Annapolis, MD. Parents Lloyd & Fannie Livesay. W= Phyllis Ann Livesay. Son= Travis Alan Livesay. Sister Vauneva Jennings. Bros= Joseph M. & Lloyd D., William R., & Ronald B. Livesay.

LONG, Ronald Leonard age 30 – 19 Jun 2001. F= Ronald Leonard Long. M= Brenda Lou Powers. W= Tammy Smith. Dau= Anna Joyce Doss. Son= Jerry Matthew Long. Sis= Vanessa Rene Long. Bro= Jason Long.

MANIS, James Clifford “J. C.” age 46 b/ 17 Oct 1955 – 21 Dec 2001 F= James Clifford Manis Sr. M= Nancy Horne. W= Judy Bryant. Dau= Renee Carmody. Son= Michael Manis. Sis= Helen Thacker & Vinette Christian. Bro= Daniel Manis. Halfbro= Harold Manis. Halfsis= Judy Whitaker.

McMURRAY, Clyde Arbie age 83 – 3 Sep 2000 Kingsport, TN.  F= Earl McMurray M= Rebecca McClain. Sis= Mina Grove. Bro= Elmer McMurray.

McMURRAY, Hubert Clinton 6 Sep 1915 Scott Co., VA age 85 18 Mar 2001  F= Rueben McMurray. M= Elizabeth McClain. W= Nannie Bright. Daus= Aleta Long, Barbara Guinn, & Caolyn Hilton. Bros= Ralph & Eddie McMurray. Preceded in death by his son Douglas McMuray; two sisters, Maggie & Sibbie McMurray and four brother’s, Walter, Homer, Sylvan, & Forest McMurray.

MARSHALL, Esta Dingus age 96 – 19 Jan 2001 Kingsport, TN. H= Walter Marshall. Daus= Zillah Gillenwater & Arlene Cowden. Sons= Olis & Kenneth Marshall. Sis= Leta Faye Pippin & Patricia Bailey. Bro= Arnold Cox.Preceded in death by her husband and a son Ralph Marshall And a daughter Mavis Marshall.

MASON, C. Dwight Sevierville, TN age 74 – 5 Sep 2000 Washington, DC. F= Rev. Frank C. Mason M= Jenny Lee Slover. W= Betty Hart. Sons= Mark, David, Bryan, & John Mason. Sis= Betty Grubb. Bros= Claude, & Bob Mason.

MAYS, Joyce Cole age 59 – 1 Sep 2000 Hermitage, TN.  Parents Charlie & Hazel Cole. H= Emory Mays. Dau= Kathy Sharber. Sis= Hazel Cody, Carolyn Lessman, Barbara Manis, Peggy Wilkerson, Tammy Fawbush, Susie Whetsell, Lisa Jennings & Joy Hilton. Bros= David Cole & Scott Cole.

McCLAIN, Haskel Alva Reverend. B. 8 Nov 1928 Blountville, TN. Age 72 – 12 Aug 2001. F= Calvin McClain. M= Charmie McMurray. W= Bevelene Hickman. Son= Phillip McClain. Dau= Anita McClain. Sis= Pauline Jones. Bros= Dale, Gene, Joe, & Gary McClain. Preceded in death by a son Jackie Alva McClain and a granddaughter Mollee Damaris McClain.

McMURRAY, Hershel age 76 – 27 Aug 2001 Kingsport, TN.

MEADE, Palmer Lee age 72 Scott Co., VA – 31 Jul 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= Patton Meade M= Lillie Dean. W= Pearline Harless. Daus= Pamela Lane & Teresa Meade. Stepdaus= Deborah Gilman Sackler & Caroly Gilman Woods. Sons= Michael L. & Jeffery L. Meade. Stepsons= David E. & Sidney C. Gilman. Preceded in death by his parents and a sister Fannie Meade & two brothers Bill & Charlie Meade.

MILLER, A. R. “Gus” age 78 26 May 2002. F= John Maynard Miller. M= Evie Houser. W= Fannie Houser. Son= David Miller. Dau= Debbie Pearcy & Dot Miller. Bro= Roy Miller. Preceded in death by his wife & sister Maudie Burt & Julia Miller & brothers, J. W., Buford, & Kenneth Miller.

MIZE, Maude Welborn Rabun Co., GA age 74 15 Mar 2001. Parents John & Dona Welborn. H= Robert R. Mize. Sons= John R. , & Steve Mize. Daus= Jane Jones & Jenny Williams. Bro= J. D. Welborn. Sis= Millie Raby & Margie Coleman. Preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Doc & Edley Welborn and a sister Mae Kilby.

MOODY, Cecil C. Indian Springs, TN age 78 28 Apr 2001 Parents John Sylvester & Gertrude Moody. W= Gladys Goodman. Sons= Randall Cecil, Craig D. Moody. Sis= Grace Kelly, Mary Ramsey, Helen Bridwell. Bro= Claude Moody. Preceded in death by his sister Hazel Moody, brother, Fred S. Moody, and granddaughter, Leslie Nichole Moody

MORRISON, Archie L. “Arch” Russell Co., VA age 91 – 15 Aug 2000 Kingsport, TN. F= Lucian Morrison M= Barbara Patrick. H= Georgia Ethel Hicks. Dau= Barbara (Elizabeth) Wright & Kathy Roberts. Sons= Larry A., Jerry A., & Jack L. Morrison. Sis = Stella Morrison. Bros= Carl, Willard, & Curtis Morrison.

MULLINS, George Leonard 06 March 1907; – 27 August 1966; son of John Franklin Mullins & Monie Blanch (Ryans) Mullins. Husband of Lillie Mae (Benton) Mullins. BDJ

MULLINS, Lillie Mae (Benton) 17 October 1918; – 18 January 1991; daughter of James Wesley Benton & Matilda (Gilbreath) Benton. Wife of George Leonard Mullins. BDJ

MULLINS, Martha age 80 15 Apr 2000   F= Obie Collins. M= Fannie Roberts. H= Tiny Lee Mullins. Daus. = Betty Martin & Helen Cross. Sis. = Lucille Feathers. Bros. Robert Davis Collins.

MULLINS, Tiny Lee age 74 – 12 Nov 2000. W= Martha Mullins. Dau= Betty Martin & Helen Cross.

MUMPOWER, Fred M. 20 Feb 1932 Inman, VA. age 69 – 12 Oct 2001 Bristol, TN F= Jackson Summers Mumpower. M= Trula Faulkner. W= Alma N. Mumpower Daus= Glenda Collins & Kim Mumpower. Son= Sonny Mumpower.

NASH, James W. Tchula, MS age 78 – 8 Oct 2000 . F= Lige Nash M= Della Laird. W= Luree Taylor. Dau= Linda Legg. Son= Jmaes William B. Nash, Jr. Sis= Carol James

NECESSARY, Vivian Deleen Leonard (1920) age 80 20 Feb 2000   F= Samuel Leonard M= Hesbia. H= W. Lester Necessary. Sons = Charles L. “Chuck”, Harold D., and Jack L. Necessary. Dau = Teresa “Terri” Carr. Sis. = Violet Keyees, and Norma Feagins. Bros. = Trenton, Sam, Winfred, Bill, and Don Leonard.

NECESSARY, W. Lester (1815) age 85 7 Feb 2000 W= Vivian Leonard Sisters = Rose Hicks, Jean Hicks, Elsie Leonard and Naomi McNamara. Bros. = Ed A. Necessary and William H. Necessary

NOBLITT, Alace C. age 103 31 Mar 2002 Kingsport, TN. Dau= Vesta N. Fraley.

NORRIS, John “Ted” Kingsport, TN age 68 8 Feb 2002. Bristol, TN F= Ted Norris. M= Beatrice Overbay. Daus= Melissa Deonne Barker & Beatrice Renee Adinolfi. Sons= Johnny Aaron, Michael Wade, & Darren Lee Norris. Sis= Loretta Shelton & Sylvia Payne. Preceded in death by his father Ted and his twin brother Franklin R. “Fred” Norris (1-27-1976) & James Norris Jr. (1991).

PHILLIPS, Emanuel Christopher b; March 23, 1884 TN d: November 25, 1958 Johnson City, TN preceded in death by parents Benjamin and Mary Alice (Gray) Phillips GS

PHILLIPS, Hesco Lewis 6 Mar 1920 23 Feb 1984   F= Allen Phillips M= Viva Louise Mullins W= Margaret Louise Bolling

PHILLIPS, Margaret Louise Bolling 3 Sep 1920 – 20 Dec 1999  F= Butler Charles Bolling M= Susan Catherine Duncan H= Hesco Lewis Phillips.

PHILLIPS, Martha Myrtle Shelton b: September 10, 1891 Scott Co, VA d: October 5, 1977 Kingsport, TN preceded in death by parents Andrew and Phebe (Jones) Shelton GS

PHILLIPS, Sarah Elizabeth 27 Nov 1946 – 17 Oct 1961 F= Hesco Lewis Phillips M= Margaret Louise Bolling

PHIPPS, Carl Edwin age 72 – 17 Aug 2000   F= Worley E. Phipps M= Maude E. McGarry. W= Leona F. Phipps. Son = Benjamin C. Phipps

POE, Arthur Clay 17 Jul 1904 – 20 Jul 1989   W= 1st Una Berry 2nd Bernice Wolfe Sons= Richard E. & Donald C. Poe. Bros= Clarence L. Poe (his twin)

POE, Una Berry 3 Jun 1925 – 5 Jan 1954 H= Arthur Clay Poe

POE, William Bryan War, WV age 75 10 Apr 2001. Mountain Home, TN. W= Mildred Wexler. Son= Ronnie Poe. Bro= Emerson Poe. Preceded in death by his wife and a son William Bryan Poe, II.

RAMSEY, Clarence age 86 – 28 Sep 2000.   F= John David Ramsey M= Roxie Hart. W= Mary Moody. Son= Vance Ramsey. Dau= Marilyn Wilson. Sis= Lucy Turner. Bro= Joe Ramsey. Preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Whitley, & Henry Ramsey and a sister Elizabeth Morton.

REYNOLDS, Florence C. McNally St. Louis, MO age 89 19 May 2001. Parents David & Margorey Olivia Cavin. H= 1st Clyde McNally & David Reynolds. Son= James McNally. Daus= Marjorie L. Watson, Frances L. Fleenor, Mary Johnson, Ann Ball, Pat Hays & Lou Landon.

RINER, Stephen Dwight “Steve” age 45 – 9-292-001 F= Rev. Paul W. Riner. M= Virginia Sparks Dau= Stephanie Amanda Riner. Sons= Stephen Dwight Jr. & Matthew Gillenwater. Sis= Pauline Crowley, Clara McFarland, & Glenna Allen. Bros= John H., Daniel Paul, & Joseph Lynn Riner. Preceded in death by his mother and brothers William J. & Kenny W. Riner.

RODEFER, Cleo Whiteman age 90 20 Apr 2000   H= Arvin A. Rodefer. Dau.= Karen Landis. Sons. Donald M., & Randy Arvin Rodefer. Sis. = Mary McCroskey

RUTHERFORD, Floyd Lynnwood 19 Nov 1912 26 Jun 1992 CMc

SAMMONS, Myrtle Campbell Chambliss 75, 15 Mar 1924 – 20 Dec 1999. Born: Holston Valley in Sullivan County,TN. F=Wiley Campbell; M=Ollie Christine Campbell; daugs=Barbara Jean Livesay and Connie Sue Bussey, Sons=Jerry Dean Chambliss, Deceased. Will Jean (Junior) Chambliss and Williams Walter (Pete) Chambliss. Her Sisters Ida Mae Sammons Pullon and Maggie McCurry preceded her in death. She leaves behind a sister Helen Carter and three brothers, Charlie Campbell, Joe Campbell and Carl Campbell. DS

SAMS, Reatha Marie Fields Hill Station, VA 11 Mar 2000 H= Paul Sams. Dau. = Greta Green, Ellen Shelton, Lucy Carter, Emma Williams, & Gladys Turner

SHAFFER, Bobby Ray age 44 3 Aug 1957 Virginia 5 Apr 2002 Blountville, TN. F= Jack Shaffer. M= Marie Mays. W= Kathy Ashbrook. Dau= Ashley Shaffer. Son= Dennis Shaffer. Sis= Patty Depew & Sue Blair. Bros= Bill & Dale Shaffer. Halfbro= Wayne Shaffer.

SHIPLEY, Jessie Lee age 69 22 May 200 W= Elizabeth Kathleen Cross. Sis= Irene Leach.

SHOEMAKER, David Albert 13 Jul 1907 age 93 1 May 2001 Kingsport, TN. F= J. W. Shoemaker. M= Lillie Mae Dixon. W= Thelma Sharrett. Preceded in death by his parents & wife and a brother Dick Shoemaker, and a sister Maggie Moody Shoemaker.

SINGLETON, William Thomas Cleveland, VA. age 76 – 7 Sep 2000 Kingsport, TN.   Parents, Floyd & Mada Singleton. W= Dorothy Winning. Daus= Karen Fraysier & Patti Salyers. Son= William Thomas Singleton, Jr. Bro= Dewey Singleton. Preceded in death by two sisters, Jackie Osbourne & Teola Mann and a brother James “Pete” Singleton.

SLAUGHTER, F. Joe age 69 3 Mar 2001 Kingsport, TN.   F= Clarence K. Slaughter. M= Golden Slaughter W= Margie L. Witt. Daus= Sherri Williams, & Sonya Helm. Sis= Jerry Thomas. Preceded in death by his father and a son who died in infancy Brian Adrian Slaughter, a brother Harry K. Slaughter and a sister who died in infancy, Patsy Ruth Slaughter.

TAYLOR, Herbert Fate age 85 1 Feb 2002 Abingdon, VA. Lived Blountville, TN W= Martha Belle Whiteman. Dau= Patti Towner. Son= Herbert Taylor Jr.

THOMAS, Dale E. 18 Mar 1929 Bristol, VA age 71 – 13 Dec 2000   F= Arthur Thomas. M= Mary VanHook. W= Jean Clayman. Son= Greg Thomas. Sis= Carol Medlin. Bros= Kenneth, & Charles Thomas.

TOMLINSON, Ina Christine 4 Nov 1944 age 56 19 Feb 2001.  F= Jessie James O’Neal M= Mabel Leonard. H= George “Bud” Tomlinson. Daus= Teresa Christine Cross and Sandra Kay Thacker. Sis= Vanessa Ann Bullock Bro= James Allen O’Neal.

TUPPER, Charles Ernest 28 Jan 1934 Clinton, TN – 1 Jun 2001   F= Hugh Tupper M= Emma Jackson. W= Juanita Bright. Sons= Bob & Todd Tupper. Bro= Thomas F. Tupper.

VAUGHN, Grace C. Duffield, VA 29 Apr 2001  F= Emit Clark. M= Elizabeth Meredith. H= Charles Emory Vaughn. Daus= Shirley Harper, & Linda Cox. Sons= Charles, & Tony Vaughn. Sis= Rose Ketron.

VICARS, Mary Lelia Faust age 77 – 24 Oct 2000    F= Tom Faust. M= Annabel Harr. H= James Earl Vicars. Son= Jim Vicars. Sis= Joanne Steadman & Ruth Johnson. Bros= E. D. & Charles G. Faust. Preceded in death by her father and husband.

WEAVER, Charles 1882 – 1960 W= Cleveland sons = Ben, Howard, Harry, Jake & Pete Weaver dau. = Latishia Stevens BW

WEAVER, Cleveland Darter 1884 -1954 H = Charles Weaver sons = Ben, Howard, Harry, Jake & Pete Weaver dau. = Latishia Stevens BW

WEAVER, Ernest Dewey age 87 – 8 Oct 2001 F= Jacob Weaver. M= Irene Rogers. W= Ruby Blackburn. Dau= Mary Lou Weaver. Sons= J. Marlin & Ernest “Mac” Weaver. Sis= Louise Shoemaker. Preceded in death by brothers Paul & James Weaver and sister Eva Corson.

WEAVER, Harry 1920 – 1997 W = Dorothy sons Gary & Harry Jr. daughters = Judy McKenzie, Linda Hilton & Rebecca Weaver brothers = Ben, Howard, Jake & Pete Weaver sister = Latishia Stevens BW

WEAVER, Howard 1910 – 1982 W = Nora dau. = Betty Leonard, Mary Mimms, Helen Nieznany, Sandra Kaylor brothers = Ben, Harry, Jake & Pete Weaver sister = Latishia Stevens BW

WEAVER, Nora Kaylor 25 Jun 1915 Washington Co., VA age 85 22 Mar 2001 Douglasville, GA   F= William King M= Stella Moore Kaylor. H= C. Howard Weaver. Daus= Betty Leonard, Mary Mimms, Helen Nieznany, & Sandra Weaver Kaylor. Sis= Lottie Ray. Preceded in death by her husband and an infant daughter Brenda Kay; three brothers Martin Jennings, William Sherman, & Thomas; one sister Matilda Denton.

WEAVER, Latishia (Tish) 1921 – 2003   H = Philip Stevens daughters = Ruth Henley, Louise and Phyllis Justis brother = Ben, Howard, Harry, Jake and Pete Weaver BW

WEST, Vance Myrtle Jul 05, 1894 in Lynch Station, VA age 72 – March 14, 1966 in Blountville, TN  F=Wyatt Penn West M= Annie “Eliza” Wingfield H= James Lewis Hogan. Children= Lucille, Dennis F., Shirley L., Marie J., Helen L.  KE

WHITTAKER, David W. 19 Oct 1880 27 Feb 1957 W= Mary Catherine Whittaker BB

WHITTAKER, Mary Catherine 31 Mar 1886 – 6 Jul 1969 F= Abraham Goodman M= Nancy Elizabeth Whittaker. H= David W. Whittaker. BB

WIDENER, Iris Mildred 16 Feb 1916 Salt Lick, VA. age 85 26 Mar 2001. F= Walter M. “Doc” Deskins. M= Lizzie P. Sutherland. H= H. R. “Buster” Widener. Dau= Linda Tittsworth. Bros= Carson “Nick” , and Rayneer Deskins. Preceded in death by her husband (1999) and her twin infant daughters, a brother Arthur Deskins, and sisters Dottie Lou Deskins, Marie Riddle, and Clara Fleming Richards.

WILKERSON, Marvin W. “Rooster” age 62 11 May 2000 F= Otis William Wilkerson M= Maude Lee Blalock. W= Evelyn White. Daus= Judy Carter & Diane White. Son Randy Wilkerson. Stepmother= Roxie Wilkerson. Sis= Sue Ann Conkin. Preceded in death by twin sister Lana Faye & Linda Kay Wilkerson.

WHITAKER, Powell 9 Dec 1924 Blountville TN age 76 – 14 Aug 2001. W= Doris G. Smith. Daus= Glenna Gilliam, Norma Miller & Barbara Snapp. Son= Stan Whitaker. Sis= Frances Galloway & Hazel Atwell. Bro= Ralph Whitaker.

WILSON, Beulah Depew 7 Jan 1925 – 14 Oct 2002   Parents: Jessee Paul Depew and Sarah Emilee Shehan Husband : Erskine R. Wilson Daughter: Debbie S. Wilson Son: Terry Reeves Wilson Sisters: Marybelle D. Whiteman, Patsy D. Scott, Kathy D. Smith; Peggy D.Milhorn,Sue D. Poore; Connie D. Fish and Brenda D. Depew Brothers: Jack Depew (deceased) , Guy Depew, Bobby Depew; Jimmy Depew; Buddy Depew; Billy Depew(deceased) Grand children: Bradley Sean Burleson, Wesley Dean Burleson, Gregory Ryan Burleson, Rebecca Wilson Jessee and Kimberly Brooke Wilson TW

WILSON, Erskine Reeves 10 Jan 1922 – 25 Aug 1985   Parents: John Anderson Wilson and Deborah Eva Crumley Wife: Beulah Depew Wilson Daughter: Debbie Wilson; Son: Terry Reeves Wilson Sister: Marjorie W. Weaver Brother: J.D. Wilson Grand children: Bradley Sean Burleson, Wesley Dean Beurleson, Gregory Ryan Burleson, Rebecca Wilson Jessee and Kimberly Brooke Wilson TW

WRIGHT, Wilma Evelyn Gillespie South Carolina. age 92 – 7 Nov 2000. F= Ed Gillespie. M= Emma Baker. H= Rev. Freeman Wright. Son= Earl Freeman Wright. Sis= Frances Patterson & Pauline Nickels. Bro= Jessee Gillespie. Preceded in death by parents, husband and a infants son, four brother, & one sister.

Information submitted by:


BDJ Barbara De Jaynes

BW Ben Weaver

CA Chester Adkins

CMc Carla Mcghee

DS Dave Sammons <sammonssr (at)>

ESD Edward Dishner

GS Glenda Sprung

KE Kenny

PDD  Patty Dean Dronfield

TW Terry Wilson

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