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BRISTOL HERALD COURIER June 2001

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ACREE, JAMES BURAND KINGSPORT -- James Burand Acree, 85, 3041 Ridgemont Circle, died early Thursday morning, June 21, 2001, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born in Gordon County, Ga., but had made his home in the Kingsport area for several years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He was a retired carpenter. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Kingsport, where he was an elder of the church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Ethel Marshall Acree in 1991; his son, Douglas Acree in 1982; and an infant daughter, Mary Lou Acree in 1942. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Ron Miller, Kingsport; four sons and daughters-in-law, Larry Stamburger and his wife, Sylvia, Mendotta, Ill., Steven Acree and his wife, Sherry, Gatesville, Texas, Kent Acree and his wife, Jill, Orlando, Fla., and Matthew "Matt" Acree and his wife, Deborah, Bluff City; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Thomas Morgan Acree, Lacey, Wash.; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Netherland Inn Road). Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church with Bishop Legrande Boyer officiating. Burial will follow at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va. Pallbearers will be family members. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, Children's Miracle Network, West Ravine Street, Kingsport, TN 37660. Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

ANDERS, VIRGINIA RUTH MINNICK Virginia Ruth Minnick Anders, 62, of 163 Olen St., Bristol, Va., died Saturday, June 16, 2001, in Greendale Home for the Aged. She was a native of Washington County, Va., and a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was an employee of Holiday Inn and Hava-A-Tampa and a homemaker. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church for 25 years. She was preceded in death by her father, James Lloyd Minnick. Survivors include: two sons, Jimmy Anders of Bristol, Va., and Gary Anders of Roanoke; daughter, Janet Anders of Sadelia, Mo.; mother, Mary Minnick of Bristol, Va.; two grandchildren; sister, Barbara Moore of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and five brothers, James Minnick of Richmond, Roy Minnick of Red Boiling Springs, Tenn., Kenny Minnick of Vacarille, Calif., Allen Minnick of Cocoa, Fla., and Douglas Minnick of South Carolina. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Van Seals officiating. Burial will follow in Morning View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Minnick, Derek Hutchinson, Richard Minnick, Charles Booher, Scott Jenkins and Redford Morrell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home or any time at the home of Mary Minnick, 1751 Pittstown Road, Bristol, Va. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

ANDERS, VIRGINIA RUTH MINNICK Funeral services for Virginia Ruth Minnick Anders will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Van Seals officiating. Burial will follow in Morning View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Minnick, Derek Hutchinson, Richard Minnick, Charles Booher, Scott Jenkins and Redford Morrell. Ms. Anders, 62, of 163 Olen St., Bristol, Va., died Saturday, June 16, 2001, in Greendale Home for the Aged. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 18, 2001

ANDERSON LILLIE WILSON BLOUNTVILLE -- Graveside services for Lillie Wilson Anderson will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in Blountville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Wilson, Don Wilson, Mickey Hamed, Jason Bates, John Hugh Spurgeon, Kevin Hamed, Herbert Bates and Daniel Head. Honorary pallbearers will be J.C. Akard, William Falkner, Dr. David Thompson, Rhea Dail, Alvin Greene, Tony Bolt, Ron Duncan, Phil Turner and men of Blountville Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Anderson, 95, passed away Monday, May 28, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

ARGO, ZELMA LORENE BLUFF CITY -- Zelma Lorene Argo, 84, of 154 Holston Drive died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Bristol Memorial Medical Center following a brief illness. She was the widow of the late Rev. Sidney W. Argo, and a member of Volunteer Baptist Church, Bristol, Tenn. She was a faithful, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother; and she was also loved by all who knew her. Mrs. Argo was the daughter of the late Call M. and Annie Reed Gordon. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Sidney Argo in 1997. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Sybil and Robert Harmon of Bluff City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Arnold A. and Kay Argo of Crystal River, Fla., and Ernest Weldon and Carole Argo of Kissimmee, Fla.; one sister, Camilla O'Connell of Kerville, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Graveside service will be held at Sunrise Cemetery, Sunday, June 10, 2001, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the funeral home at 1 p.m. to travel in procession. Active pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends at the residence at any time. To those who desire, donations may be made to Volunteer Baptist Church, 2695 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN 37620. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail at bluffcity@funeral-plans com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

BAIRD, JAMES CARMACK The funeral services for James Carmack Baird will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. John Rayburn officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Poore, John Poore, Neville Woods, Owen Way, Paul Harper and Avery Barnette. The family will receive friends from 10-10:40 a.m. Monday in the mausoleum chapel. Mr. Baird, 82, of Pennsylvania Court Apartments, Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, in James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tenn. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a son of the late Hubert and Elma Carmack Baird. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Hubert Baird and Donald Baird; and a sister, Mary Baird. He was a Tennessee High School graduate and attended King College. He had served as a chairman of the March of Dimes Telerama. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served as a captain in the European war at the Battle of the Bulge. He was an insurance salesman with the North American Insurance Co. and a member of State Street United Methodist Church. Survivors include his daughter, Suzanne Canter and son-in-law, Mike Canter, both of Blountville; two granddaughters, Robin Canter and Stephanie Canter; two nieces, Shirley Woods and Mary Ann Way, both of Kingsport; his sister-in-law, Louise Baird of Kingsport; and several great and great-great nieces and nephews. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

BAIRD, JAMES CARMACK The funeral services for James Carmack Baird will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. John Rayburn officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Poore, John Poore, Neville Woods, Owen Way, Paul Harper and Avery Barnette. The family will receive friends from 10-10:40 a.m. Monday in the mausoleum chapel. Mr. Baird, 82, of Pennsylvania Court Apartments, Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, in James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tenn. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 18, 2001

BANNER, FRED RAWLEIGH BOONE, NC -- Fred Rawleigh Banner, 71, passed away Monday, June 25, 2001, at his residence. He was a former citizen of Bristol and a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. He was employed for many years at the H.P. King Co. and, prior to his retirement, he was employed by T.R.W. of Boone. Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Mrs. Neel Banner of the home; one son, Fred Banner Jr. and daughter-in-law, Kelley Banner; two grandchildren, Autumn and Saeak Banner of Winston-Salem, NC; two sisters, Mary Ruth Grimes and Hattie Chamburn of Kennett Square, Pa.; a devoted mother-in-law, Mrs. Dora Horton of Boone; and a host of other relatives. Funeral services and burial will be in Boone. Austin-Brown Funeral Home of Boone is in charge of arrangements. Information courtesy of Robinson Mortuary of Bristol, Va. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

BARRETT, WILLIAM F. "WILLIS" William "Wills" F. Barrett, 68, of 1207 Bethel Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 29, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area; he was a plumber and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ollivean Barrett. Survivors include: father, Vernon F. Barrett of Blountville; two brothers, Ray Barrett of Blountville and Bob G. Barrett of Kingsport; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and a dear companion, Shirley Nelson of Bristol, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. J. D. Barrett officiating. The committal will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Shipley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:15 p.m. Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 30, 2001

BLANTON, NANCY COMBS WISE -- Nancy Combs Blanton, 94, went home to be with the Lord Monday, June 25, 2001, at Ridgecrest Manor Nursing Home, Duffield, Va. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Combs; and a daughter, Eudell Napier. Surviving are one son, Carlos Combs of Kingman, Ariz.; four daughters, Juanita Richie of Niles, Mich., Gerdline Russell of Bulan, Ky., Wanda Vikara of Duffield, Va., and Janice Roberts of Combs, Ky.; one sister, Anna Roberts of Booneville, Ky.; 19 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special caregiver, Tina Lawson. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday at Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel, Wise, with Rev. David Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Norton. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise. Sturgill Funeral Home, Wise, is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 26, 2001

BLEVINS, MARGARET E. Saltville -- Mrs. Margaret E. Blevins, 77, died at Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, June 9, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Avery Blevins; and a brother, Hoover McNew. Survivors: four sons, Rev. Clarence Avery Blevins Jr., Chilhowie, Tony Wayne Blevins, Tacoma, Wash., Jerry Michael Blevins, Chilhowie and James "Jimmy" Blevins, Saltville; six daughters, Kathy Lynn Blevins, Virginia, Vickie Gwynn Marrs, Mishawaka, Ind., Minta Jean Dishman, Saltville, Betty Heath, Hickory, NC, Judy Null, Marion and Linda Boardwine, Meadowview; brother, Warren McNew, Dublin, Va.; three sisters, Berva Surber, Saltville, Barbara Blevins, Saltville and Hazel Darnell, Goshen, Ind.; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 12, at 11 a.m. at the D. R. Henderson Funeral Home Chapel in Saltville with the Rev. Ralph Surber officiating. The burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday evening at D. R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville. Pallbearers: Tommy Heath, Jimmy Boardwine, Stephen Blevins, Roger Dowell, Daniel Dishman, Jeremiah Dishman, Jerry Dishman and Tyler Burleson. D. R. Henderson Funeral Home is serving the family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

BOLING, JIMMY W. FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Jimmy W. Boling, 63, died Monday, June 25, 2001 in Fort Pierce. Mr. Boling was born in Bluff City, a son of the late Jim and Mary Boling. He was a 29-year resident of Fort Pierce, coming from Orlando. He was an iron worker and a member of Iron Workers Union Local 402. Surviving are his wife, Carole Boling; daughter, Michele Matlack, Maryland Heights, Mo.; son, Michael Boling of Okeechobee, Fla.; and sister, Billie Jean Watson of Greensboro, NC. Services will be held Friday in Florida. Haisley-Hobbs Funeral Home of Fort Pierce is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

BOOHER, WILLIAM W. "SHEP" The funeral service for William W. (Shep) Booher will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Sam, Rev. Jess Neal and Rev. I.W. McNamara officiating. The committal service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the graveside in Ordway Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mr. Booher, 74, of 1113 North Paperville Rd., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with his Lord Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. He was born in Scott County, Va., and was a son of the late Norman and Sarah Booher. He lived most of his life in Bristol, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his wife, June Campbell Booher. He retired from SmithKline Beecham with 39 years of service and was a member of Westhighlands Church. Survivors include his sons and their wives, Eddie and Jan Booher and Danny and Rita Booher, all of Bristol, Tenn., and Timothy and Paula Booher of Waynesboro, Va.; his daughter, Debbie Parris of Memphis, Tenn.; five sisters, Lou Goins of Eldorado, Ohio, Mary Kate Smith, Jane McNamara and Vilas Johnson, all of Bristol, Va., and Frances Leonard of Bristol, Tenn.; two brothers, Bobby Booher of Bristol, Va., and Jack Booher of Kingsport; four grandchildren, Jason Booher, Jessica Booher, Amy Booher and Christopher Booher; one great-grandson, Tyler Booher; and a special friend, Joyce Appel. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

BOOHER, WILLIAM W. The committal service for William W. (Shep) Booher will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the graveside in Ordway Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. Mr. Booher, 74, of 1113 North Paperville Rd., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with his Lord Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 24, 20012001

BOTTS, DELL WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. -- Dell Botts, 78, a resident of the Smith Creek Community, died Friday, June 29, 2001. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Va., retired from the Abingdon Harwood and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Botts; and a brother, Carl Thurman Cox. Survivors include, one daughter, Phyllis Isaacs of Bristol, Va.; one sister, Bertie Fuller of Bristol, Tenn.; three nephews, Earl Cox, Hugh Fuller and Lonnie Fuller; and two nieces, Sue Rogers and Glenda Andis. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2001, in the Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Widener officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, 2001, in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Corlas Isaacs, Hugh Fuller, Lonnie Fuller, Jackie Webb, Larry Webb and Gary Pendery. Honorary pallbearers will be Earl Cox, Wiley Junior Botts, W. D. "Doc" Gill, G.H. Andis, Charlie Townsend, Earl Botts, Normal Gobble and Willie Fuller. The family will receive friends at the Campbell Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday evening prior to the service. Campbell Funeral Home Inc. of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 30, 2001

BOWLING, DELMAR I. CEDAR BLUFF -- Mr. Delmar I. Bowling, 51, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at his home following a brief illness. Born in Tazewell County, Va., he was the son of Mrs. Eva Asbury Riley of Bandy, Va., and the late Walter Benjamin Bowling. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a disabled coal miner. In addition to his mother, he is survived by: five sisters, Sharon Ruth Davis of Cedar Bluff, Wilma Sparks of Bandy, Darlene Brewster of Statesville, NC, Barbara Adams of North Wilkesboro, NC, and Cora Riley of Richlands; three brothers, William Roger Bowling of Raleigh, NC, Donald Perry Bowling of Columbus, Ohio, and James Dexter Bowling of Peebles, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 2, 2001, at 11 a.m. at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff with Rev. Charlie McGlothlin officiating. Burial will follow in the Asbury Family Cemetery at Raven Nest Branch. Friends will serve as pallbearers. Casey-Short VFW Post 9640 and Tazewell County Chapter 31 DAV will conduct military graveside rites. The family will receive friends at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff Friday from 6-9 p.m. Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

BOWMAN, SYDNEY REESE Sydney Reese Bowman, 8-month-old daughter of Tim and Michelle Bowman of Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at home. Survivors include one brother, Nathan Bowman; grandparents, Carla and Charles Bowman, Helen Collins, Trig and Wilma McNew; great-grandparents, Francis and Howard Smith, Loraine Collins, and Brenda and Richard Stitt; and several aunts and uncles. Funeral services will be Sunday 2 p.m. in Mountain View Mausoleum with Rev. Dean Blevins officiating. Pallbearers will be Bill Harvey, Tony Collins, Jerry Hitchcock and Brian McNew. The family will receive friends Saturday 6 to 8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

BOWMAN, SYDNEY REESE Funeral services for Sydney Reese Bowman will be Sunday 2 p.m. in Mountain View Mausoleum with Rev. Dean Blevins officiating. Pallbearers will be Bill Harvey, Tony Collins, Jerry Hitchcock and Brian McNew. Sydney, the infant daughter of Tim and Michelle Bowman of Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

BOY, PAULINE FORD BLUFF CITY -- Pauline Ford Boy, 98, of 1089 Riverside Rd., died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Greystone Health Care Center, Blountville. She was the daughter of the late Link and Gertrude Sanders Ford. Mrs. Boy was a member of Rockhold United Methodist Church and the Bluff City Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She was a retired teacher from the Sullivan County School System. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Rob" Boy and son Rev. Robert "Bob" Boy; and also two brothers, Harry Ford and Clifford Ford. Survivors include daughter-in-law, Wilma Cox Boy of Bluff City; grandchildren, Lee and Valynn Boy of Jamestown, NC, and Larry and Emily Boy Holmberg of Chesterfield, Mass.; four great-grandsons, Nathan, David and Jacob Boy and Lars Holmberg; two great-granddaughters, Rachel Boy and Kirsten Holmberg; and several nephews and nieces also survive. Graveside service will be held at Morningview Cemetery in Bluff City, Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Randy Hensley officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Honorary pallbearers will be Herbert Cox, Lee Johnson, Clyde Miller, Gordon Mills, Sidney Patton and Fred Vance. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2001, at the funeral home chapel and at other times at the residence of her daughter-in-law, Wilma Cox Boy. Memorials may be made to the Rockhold United Methodist Church, Bluff City. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail at bluffcity@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 14,2001

BOY, PAULINE FORD BLUFF CITY -- Graveside service for Pauline Ford Boy, 98, of 1089 Riverside Rd., who died Wednesday, will be held at Morningview Cemetery in Bluff City, Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Randy Hensley officiating. Those who wish to attend the graveside are requested to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Honorary pallbearers will be Herbert Cox, Lee Johnson, Clyde Miller, Gordon Mills, Sidney Patton and Fred Vance. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2001, at the funeral home chapel and at other times at the residence of her daughter-in-law, Wilma Cox Boy. Memorials may be made to the Rockhold United Methodist Church, Bluff City. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail at bluffcity@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

BROOME, JAMES D. James D. Broome, 83, Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Select Specialty Hospital - Tri-Cities of Bristol, Tenn. He was born in Jacksonville, Ala., a son of the late Matthew Emory Broome and Rebecca McReynolds Broome, and had lived in Bristol since 1945. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and World War II and retired from United Telephone Company/Sprint in 1976. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the American Legion and the Pioneer Club. Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Roberta Johnston Broome; a daughter, Nadine Broome Thompson of Ehrhardt, S.C.; two sons, James Franklin Broome of New Bern, N.C., and Keith Herbert Broome of Bristol, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Johns of Bristol, Tenn.; sisters, Mary Holden of Jacksonville, Ala., and Estelle Ingram of Alexandria City, Ala.; brothers, Clifford Broome of Kingsport, Monroe Broome of Jacksonville, Ala., and Emory Broome of Gadsen, Ala.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning at First United Methodist Church with Rev. David St. Clair and Dr. Robert H. Thompson II officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bob Church, Nick White, Louis Hyde, Charlie Overstreet, Lynn Bryngelson, Jack Welch, Tommy Creamer, Mike Davis and Don Davis. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Tuesday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to First United Methodist Church, 322 Vance Dr., Bristol, TN 37620. Mr. Broome will be remembered with much love and gratitude by his family and many friends. Arrangements especially for Mr. Broome have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

BROOME, JAMES D. The funeral service for James D. Broome will be conducted at 11 o'clock Wednesday morning at First United Methodist Church with Rev. David St. Clair and Dr. Robert H. Thompson II officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bob Church, Nick White, Louis Hyde, Charlie Overstreet, Lynn Bryngelson, Jack Welch, Tommy Creamer, Mike Davis and Don Davis. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Tuesday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to First United Methodist Church, 322 Vance Dr., Bristol, TN 37620. Mr. Broome will be remembered with much love and gratitude by his family and many friends. Mr. Broome, 83, Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Select Specialty Hospital - Tri-Cities of Bristol, Tenn. Arrangements especially for Mr. Broome have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

BROWN, EMMETT D. Emmett D. Brown, 88, passed away Friday, June 29, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a native and lifelong resident of Bristol, Tenn. He was a retired self-employed sheet metal worker and a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church. He was the son of the late Roy Brown and Mary Ellen Perry Brown. His wife, Thelma Helton Brown, preceded him in death. He is survived by a son, Jerry A. Brown of Abingdon; a grandson, J. Alan Brown II of Richmond; three sisters, Edith B. Campbell, Mary L. Brown and Vola M. Brown, all of Bristol, Tenn.; and a very special friend, Doris Smith. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at Akard Funeral Home on Saturday, June 30, 2001. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Woodlawn Baptist Church, 1400 Southside Ave., Bristol, TN 37620. Graveside services will be conducted Sunday, July 1, 2001, at 2 p.m. in Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Stephen L. Playl officiating. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Brown. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 30, 2001

BURNS, HELEN STEELE Helen Steele Burns of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Wellmont Hospice House. She was a native of Sullivan County and had been a resident of Montebello, Calif., for 30 years, returning to Bristol in 1992. She was a graduate of King College and had been a former member of Queen Strikes Bowling League bowling at Larry's Lane in Bristol, Tenn. She was a member of the Blountville Christian Church, the Ladies Day Circle and Senior Saints Sunday School Class. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. James "Bunky" (Linda) Botts and Mrs. Wayne (Janie) Feathers, both of Blountville; one son, Herby Helbert and wife, Brenda, of Bristol, Tenn.; one brother, Paul A. Steele of Bristol, Tenn.; and six grandchildren, Trey Helbert, Allen Helbert, Jennifer Arnold, Julie Botts, Wendy Duncan and Tracy Johns. Also surviving are five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Akard Chapel with Leland Houser, Minister, and Dwight Shaffer, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Hicks, Tim Arwood, Paul Gebhardt, David Jones, Mitch Moore, Joe Johns, Jim Helbert, John Cunningham, Jerry Kilday and Larry Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be elders of Blountville Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home prior to the service or any time Saturday at the home of daughter, Janie Feathers, 1094 Highway 394, Blountville. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Burns. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

BURNS, HELEN STEELE Funeral service for Helen Steele Burns will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Akard Chapel with Leland Houser, minister, and Dwight Shaffer, minister, officiating. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jerry Hicks, Tim Arwood, Paul Gebhardt, David Jones, Mitch Moore, Joe Johns, Jim Helbert, John Cunningham, Jerry Kilday and Larry Wright. Honorary pallbearers will be elders of Blountville Christian Church. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home prior to the service. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Mrs. Burns, of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Wellmont Hospice House. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Burns. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

CANTER, FORAN "TENNIE" Funeral services for Ernestine Foran "Tennie" Canter will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2001, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Mountain View Cemetery. The Rev. Dan Birchfield will officiate. Mrs. Canter, 66, of Old Abingdon Highway, Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

CANTER, LILLIAN FAYE Lillian Faye Canter, 57, of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Johnson City Medical Center. She was a native of Washington County, Va., in the Benhams Community and lived all of her life in the Bristol area. She was the daughter of the late Marshall and Lucille Murray Hutton. She was a machine operator with Zenith Corp. and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: husband, Homer Dean Canter; three sons, Barry Dean Canter of Fort Wayne, Ind., James Ellis Canter of Bristol, Tenn., and Gregory Aaron Canter of Bluff City; sister, Shirley Simcox of Bristol, Va.; father, Roby Hutton of Blountville; four grandchildren, Cheyenne Canter of Fort Wayne, Elizabeth Lingerfelt of Fort Wayne, Jordan Canter of Bluff City and Savanna Canter of Bluff City; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tommy Tester and Rev. Bill Reeves officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Canter Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

CANTER, LILLIAN FAYE Graveside services for Lillian Faye Canter will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Canter Family Cemetery. Mrs. Canter, 57, of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Johnson City Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 18, 2001

CANTER, ROY L. Roy L. Canter, 86, of 11478 Applejack Rd., Bristol, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at the Wellmont Hospice House. He had lived in Bristol all of his life and retired from Bristol Steel after 35 years of service. He was a member of Pine Hill Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was the son of the late Earnest and Sarah Horton Canter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laura Reed Canter. He is survived by five daughters, Barbara Powers, Carolyn Powers, Freida Canter, Beverely Wynegar and Audrey Crouse; three sons, Douglas Canter, Randy Canter and Harlan Canter; two sisters, Lacy Grogan and Nancy Smith; three brothers, Clint Canter, Muncy Canter and Earl Canter; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Bible Church with the Rev. Larry Morelock and the Rev. Robert Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

CANTER, ROY L. The funeral service for Roy L. Canter will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Calvary Bible Church with the Rev. Larry Morelock and the Rev. Robert Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Mr. Canter, 86, of 11478 Applejack Rd., Bristol, Va., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at the Wellmont Hospice House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

CARR, WAYNE DALE BLUFF CITY -- The committal for Wayne Dale Carr will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the Jones Family Cemetery, Bluff City. Pallbearers will be Johnny Dillard, Billy Dillard, Kenneth Kemp, Roger Freeman, Ray Lambert and Johnny Huffman. Honorary pallbearers will be Rev. Wallace Freeman, Gene Miller, Hal Overbey and Toby Bailey. Mr. Carr, 31, of 846 Big Arm Branch Road, died Monday, May 28, 2001, at his home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

CARTER, MARGARET LOUISE ELLIS SALTVILLE -- Graveside services for Mrs. Margaret Louise Ellis Carter will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Elizabeth Cemetery with Rev. Shirley Carter and Rev. Neville Mozingo officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at D. R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville. Pallbearers: Josh Carter, Blue Carter, K.C. Carter, Michael Carter, Shane Harris and Roger Call. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Saltville Rescue Squad and/ or the Church of the Nazarene. Mrs. Carter, 70, died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Saltville. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her father, John Appolis Ellis; and three sisters, Mary Call, Peggy Ellis and Belinda Ellis. Survivors: husband, William "Billy" Carter; four sons and two daughters-in-law, Kenny and Andi Carter of Saltville, Johnny and Beth Carter of Woodbridge, Va., Gordon Carter of Saltville and Trevor Carter of Saltville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patty and Richard Harris of Saltville and Darlene and Ron Gaffey of Peoria, Ariz.; mother, Lucy Nichols Ellis of Saltville; three sisters, Bonnie Brigman of Chilhowie, Revonda Roop of Adwolfe, Va., and Kathy Davidson of Glade Spring; four brothers, Malcolm Ellis of Marion, Dewey Ellis of Martinsville, Va., Curtis Ellis of Saltville and Dennis Ellis of Chilhowie; seven grandchildren, Josh Carter, Blue Carter, K.C. Carter, Shane Harris and Ashley Carter, all of Saltville, Michael Carter of Woodbridge and Luke Gaffey of Peoria; one great-grandchild, Dylan Carter of Saltville; and several nieces and nephews. D. R. Henderson Funeral Home will be serving the family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

CASH, ROBERT "BOB" ALDEN PINEY FLATS -- Robert "Bob" Alden Cash, 67, of 1956 Allison Road died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, Tenn., and a son of the late Raymond and Hattie Milhorn Cash. Mr. Cash was retired from employment with General Mills, Johnson City. He was a member and deacon of Pilgrim Baptist Church, Piney Flats. Mr. Cash was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Patterson. Survivors include his wife, Frances S. Cash; two daughters, Becky Cox of Kingsport and Vicky Call of Piney Flats; three sons, Steve Cash and Mark Cash, both of Piney Flats, and David Cash of Johnson City; two sisters, Wanda Dunn of Gray and Nancy Phillips of Jonesborough; three brothers, Don Cash of Gray, Raymond "Junior" Cash of Limestone and Larry Cash of Johnson City; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, in Pilgrim Baptist Church, 462 Sugar Hollow Road, Piney Flats. Pastor David Newland and Mr. Mack Harr, minister, will officiate. The body will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in St. Paul UMC Cemetery, Piney Flats. Active pallbearers will be selected from family members. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, Clint Robinette, Christopher Cash, Benjamin Call and Zachary Cash. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday. Online condolences may be sent through www.morrisbaker.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

CATO, FREDERICK LYLE "FRED" Sr. Frederick Lyle "Fred" Cato Sr., 65, of 3 Buchanan St., Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a native and lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a son of the late Odessa Mae McDowell and James Alphonzo Cato. He was retired as a laborer from the Bristol Virginia Utilities Board and was a member and former deacon of St. John C.M.E. Church. Mr. Cato was a loving father and grandfather to his family. Survivors include his wife, Mary Johnson Cato of Harrisburg, Pa.; four daughters, Linda Darnell Foster and her husband, Mark A., of Falls Church, Va., Cecilia Ann Brown and her husband, Michael, of Jonesborough, Tenn., Donna Renee Porter of Washington, DC, and Vera Lorraine Didia of Syracuse, NY; three sons, Frederick L. Cato Jr. and his wife, Loretta J., of Bristol, Va., and James Alphonzo Cato and his wife, Lisa J., and Kevin Gammon, all of Bristol, Tenn.; one brother, Charles Benjamin Cato and his wife Lucille, of Bristol, Tenn.; three stepchildren, Ronald Johnson, Beverly Singleton and Sam Johnson; one uncle, James "Buddy" McDowell; two aunts, Elizabeth Hagler and Alma Hogans; 14 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Mr. Cato was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Jean Teasley Cato; and one sister, Dorothy Mae Day. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2001, at Lee Street Baptist Church with Dr. W. A. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kevin Mason, Thomas Brown, Spurgeon Foster Jr., Jason Strong, Donnie Pender, Anthony Newton, Wesley Black and Chris Cody. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Newton, Larry Newton, Randy Scott, H.B. Carter, Willis Mitchell, Richard Williams Sr. and Spurgeon Foster Sr. Flower bearers will be Crystal Ausmus, Bertha Foster, Lillian Davis, Mae Duff, Lois Carrington, Margaret Brown, Vanessa Pender and Rosa Horton. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Blevins Funeral Home. Arrangements especially for Mr. Cato have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at blevins\Nfuneral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

CATO, FREDERICK LYLE "FRED" SR. Frederick Lyle "Fred" Cato Sr., 65, of 3 Buchanan St., Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, July 1, 2001, at Lee Street Baptist Church with Dr. W. A. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Blevins Funeral Home. Arrangements especially for Mr. Cato have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

COX, MAUDE J. Maude J. Cox, 86, of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Anderson, SC, a daughter of the late Robert and Georgia Lackaby Johnson, and moved to Bristol 12 years ago. She lived in Timberbrook in Bristol, Va., until moving to Grand Court earlier this year. She was the widow of Willis Pascal Cox and was also preceded in death by her brother, Rufus Johnson. Survivors include her daughter, Rita Cox of Bristol, Tenn.; two sisters, Nell Shaw of Maple Shade, NJ, and Lila Bagwell of Newberry, SC The funeral service will be conducted at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Oakley-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Fleenor officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 2:50 p.m. Sunday afternoon prior to the service. The committal service will be at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Anderson, SC Honorary pallbearers will be the men and women of the choir at Anderson Street United Methodist Church. Rita Cox extends her special thanks to Dr. John Green and his staff and to Shirley N. Myers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Anderson Street United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Cox have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

COX, MAUDE J. The committal service for Maude J. Cox will be at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Anderson, SC. Honorary pallbearers will be the men and women of the choir at Anderson Street United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Anderson Street United Methodist Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Mrs. Cox, 86, of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Cox have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

COX, WILLIAM BERT William Bert Cox, 90, of 1801 Carolina Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. A native of Keokee, Va., he had lived in the Bristol area most of his life. He was a former employee of Bris-Block and Tennessee Valley Authority and was a member of Landmark Mission Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arenda Whitlock Cox; a son, Bert Keith Cox; and two grandchildren, Phil Cox and Allen Tipton. Survivors include: children and spouses, Louise and Gene Tipton of Clinton, Tenn., Lynn and Jim Cox, Evelyn Morton, Christine and Bob Osborne, Dolly Geraldine and Bill Felty, Norma Jean and Ed Kaczka, Dena and Gary Tester and Vince and Valerie Cox; 26 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Howard Campbell, Rev. Leroy Fleenor and Rev. Benny Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the Rooty Branch Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Darrell Cox, Ernie Cox, Cristy Harley, Chris Cox, Brent Harley, Larry Morton, Little Ed Kaczka, Mark Cox, Jeff Morton, Ronnie Morton, Todd Felty and Dean Combs. In lieu of flowers, the family requests just to help someone in need. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

COX, WILLIAM BERT William Bert Cox, 90, of 1801 Carolina Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. A native of Keokee, Va., he had lived in the Bristol area most of his life. He was a former employee of Bris-Block and Tennessee Valley Authority and was a member of Landmark Mission Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ardena Whitlock Cox; a son, Bert Keith Cox; and two grandchildren, Phil Cox and Allen Tipton. Survivors include: children and spouses, Louise and Gene Tipton of Clinton, Tenn., Lynn and Jim Cox, Evelyn Morton, Christine and Bob Osborne, Dolly Geraldine and Bill Felty, Norma Jean and Ed Kaczka, Dena and Gary Tester and Vince and Valarie Cox; daughter-in-law, Gay Cox; 25 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Howard Campbell, Rev. Leroy Fleenor and Rev. Benny Bowman officiating. Burial will follow in the Rooty Branch Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Darrell Cox, Ernie Cox, Cristy Harley, Chris Cox, Brent Harley, Larry Morton, Little Ed Kaczka, Mark Cox, Jeff Morton, Ronnie Morton, Todd Felty and Dean Combs. In lieu of flowers, the family requests just to help someone in need. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

CROSS, FLORENCE LORAINE Florence Loraine Cross, 70, of 404 Bethel Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Washington County, Va., a daughter of the late Wiley and Georgia Dean Ritter Sullins, and had lived in the Bristol area most of her life. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Howard Cross; two sisters, Ruth Beecher of Abingdon and Vonda Woodby of Blountville; three brothers, Floyd Sullins of Savannah, Ga., and Bobby Sullins and David Sullins, both of Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mollie Louise Sullins; and a brother, Johnny Sullins. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Saturday morning in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cletis Bolling, Charlie Earhart, Allen Earhart, Hubert Lambert, Bill Pierce, Howard Miller, Dick Goodpasture and Harold Haun. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Jones, the staff of 2 East at B.R.M.C. and Drs. Claybrook, Fletcher, Grunstra, Woods and Woodsby. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to Fellowship Baptist Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Cross have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

CROSS, FLORENCE LORAINE Florence Loraine Cross, 70, of 404 Bethel Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was born in Washington County, Va., a daughter of the late Wiley and Georgia Dean Ritter Sullins, and had lived in the Bristol area most of her life. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Howard Cross; two sisters, Ruth Beecher of Abingdon and Vonda Woodby of Blountville; three brothers, Floyd Sullins of Savannah, Ga., and Bobby Sullins and David Sullins, both of Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mollie Louise Sullins; and a brother, Johnny Sullins. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Saturday morning in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Rev. Scott Watson officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cletis Bolling, Charlie Earhart, Allen Earhart, Hubert Lambert, Bill Pierce, Howard Miller, Dick Goodpasture and Harold Haun. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Jones, the staff of 2 East at B.R.M.C. and Drs. Claybrook, Fletcher, Grunstra, Woods and Woodsby. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to Fellowship Baptist Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Cross have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

CROSS, ORVILLE "OWEN" ABINGDON -- Orville "Owen" Cross, 71, of 25081 Cave Creek Road died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at home. He was a lifelong resident of the Abingdon, Blountville and Bristol areas and the son of the late Oscar and Janie Warren Cross. He was a former employee of Twin City Iron and Metal, loved tobacco farming and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Marilla Hilliard Cross; two daughters, Loretta McGee and Brenda Booher; one son, Ray Cross; two sisters, Shirley Widener and Irma Bowman; two brothers, Herb Cross and Denver Cross; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Cross was preceded in death by a daughter, Carrie Cross Bolling; and a son, Randall Cross. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2001, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Floyd Nelson and Rev. Thurman Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Damascus. Pallbearers will be Denver Watson, David Berry, Ernest Potter, Michael Norris, Dean Wilson and Lynnwood Wilson. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

CROSS, ORVILLE "OWEN" ABINGDON -- Funeral services for Orville "Owen" Cross will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 4, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Floyd Nelson and Rev. Thurman Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Damascus. Pallbearers will be Denver Watson, David Berry, Ernest Potter, Michael Norris, Dean Wilson and Lynnwood Wilson. Mr. Cross, 71, of 25081 Cave Creek Road died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

CROWE, HAROLD RAY Harold Ray Crowe, 40, of 242 Old Airport Rd., Bristol, Va., passed away at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born on Dec. 7, 1960, in Bristol, Tenn., a son of the late Jerry and JoAnn Blalock Crowe, he had resided here all of his life. Mr. Crowe was a commercial painter. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Zina Crowe of the home; one son, Dillon Ray Crowe of Blountville; two daughters, Autumn Michelle Crowe and Reannon Moore, both of Bristol, Va.; one stepson, James William Crowe of Bristol, Va.; one stepdaughter, Katrina Beth Stout of Bristol, Va.; three brothers, John Crowe of Manassas, Va., and Paul Keith Crowe and Ernie Crowe, both of Bristol, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Crowe's wishes were to be cremated. Memorial services will be announced later by the family. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

CROWE, HAROLD RAY A memorial service for Harold Ray Crowe, 40, of 242 Old Airport Rd., Bristol, Va., who passed away at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2001, in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home with the Rev. Joey Quales officiating. The family will receive friends following services. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

CUNNINGHAM, CLELLA RUTH Clella Ruth Cunningham, 63, of 1372 Vance Tank Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died on June 17, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Elick and Nannie McKiney Lingerfelt and a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a retired health care assistant and a member of Ruth Street Church of God. Survivors include sons, Charles Hinkle, Gary Hinkle, Billie Cunningham and Clint Cunningham; daughters, Phyllis Booher, Debbie Toth and Lisa Cunningham; sister, Catherine Hyatt; brother, Stanley Lingerfelt; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnathan Hinkle; and brothers, Ralph Lingerfelt and Harrison Lingerfelt. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Anthony Mills officiating. Committal services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Crumley Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Dr., Suite 521, Johnson City, TN 37604 or the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 1808 West End Ave., Suite 514, Nashville, TN 37203. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 19, 2001

CUNNINGHAM, CLELLA RUTH Clella Ruth Cunningham, 63, of 1372 Vance Tank Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died on June 17, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late Elick and Nannie McKiney Lingerfelt and a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a retired health care assistant and a member of Ruth Street Church of God. Survivors include sons, Charles Hinkle, Gary Hinkle, Billie Cunningham and Clint Cunningham; daughters, Phyllis Booher, Debbie Toth and Lisa Cunningham; sister, Catherine Hyatt; brother, Stanley Lingerfelt; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Johnathan Hinkle; and brothers, Ralph Lingerfelt and Harrison Lingerfelt. Committal services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Crumley Cemetery with Rev. Howard Shaver officiating. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Heart Association, 208 Sunset Dr., Suite 521, Johnson City, TN 37604 or the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 1808 West End Ave., Suite 514, Nashville, TN 37203. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 20, 2001

CURRINGTON, JOE D. Sr. Joe D. Currington Sr., 81, of 162 Broyles Lane, Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Cambridge House. Mr. Currington was born in Russell County, Va., the son of the late Joseph D. and Emma McPheron Currington, and had made his home in Bristol most of his life, moving here from Dante. He was a retired driver for Time DC Freight Lines with 29 years of service, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, receiving three Battle Stars in the European Theater, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Bluff City. Mr. Currington was preceded in death by his first wife, Sarah E. Guinn Currington. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Eldreth Currington; two daughters, Sarah Ann Boyd and Nancy Newton; four sons, Joe "Pete" Currington Jr., Gary Ray Currington, Ronnie C. Currington and Michael "BoZo" Currington; stepchildren, Alice Eldreth Wilson and Bruce Eldreth; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Blevins and Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating. Committal service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Dewey Hicks, Carl Sheffey, James "Red" Morris, Carl Clark, Sid Burnette, Howard Cross, Howard Miller, Jay Moore, Ray Hicks, Dick Goodpasture, Henry Wisdom, Sammy Burton, Jackie Neal, Bud Berkley, Ralph Cash, members of the Round-Up Sunday School Class, Time DC drivers and members of Slater Senior Citizens Center. Special thanks to the staff of the Cambridge House. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Round-Up Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 130, Bluff City, TN 37618. The family will receive friends following the funeral service Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

CURRINGTON, JOE D. Sr. Funeral services for Joe D. Currington Sr. will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Blevins and Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating. Committal service will be 11 a.m. Monday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Dewey Hicks, Carl Sheffey, James "Red" Morris, Carl Clark, Sid Burnette, Howard Cross, Howard Miller, Jay Moore, Ray Hicks, Dick Goodpasture, Henry Wisdom, Sammy Burton, Jackie Neal, Bud Berkley, Ralph Cash, members of the Round-Up Sunday School Class, Time DC drivers and members of Slater Senior Citizens Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Round-Up Sunday School Class, First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 130, Bluff City, TN 37618. The family will receive friends following the funeral service Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mr. Currington, 81, of 162 Broyles Lane, Bristol, Tenn., died Thursday, June 7, 2001, in Cambridge House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

DAVIS, SADIE G. KISER. BLOUNTVILLE -- Sadie G. Kiser Davis, 50, formerly of Tazewell, Va., died Friday, June 15, 2001, at home. Born Sept. 30, 1950, in Tazewell, she was a daughter of the late Raymond R. and Lucy Mae Boothe Kiser. She was a member of the Thompson Valley Church of God. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, David Kiser; and one granddaughter, Chloe Elizabeth Davis. Survivors include one son, David Robert "Robbie" Davis II and wife, Jennifer, of Tazewell; one daughter, Missy Davis Stengel and husband, Keith, of St. Cloud, Fla.; three brothers, Carter Kiser and wife, Sandy, of Thompson Valley, Va., Garland Kiser and wife, Marilyn, of Blountville and Jeff Whitt of Saltville; three sisters, Joyce Hall and husband, William Lee, of Blountville, Jean Story of Pulaski, Tenn., and Brenda Cooper of Winston, Ore.; five grandchildren, Natashia, Greyson, Morgan, Abbigail and Jacob; and special best friend, Anita Witt of North Tazewell, Va. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell with the Rev. Kelvin Seabolt officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Thompson Valley. Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2001. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Davis Memorial Fund, c/o First Virginia Bank, P.O. Box 909, Tazewell, VA 24651. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 20, 2001

DEAKINS, WILLIE DOAN BLOUNTVILLE -- Willie Doan Deakins, 92, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at her home. She was a native and lifelong resident of Sullivan County, Tenn. She was a school teacher in Sullivan County School System for over 40 years, was active as a 4H Leader and was an active member of the Gunnings Home Demonstration Club. She was also the director of the Vacation Bible School for over 30 years and had played the piano for many years. Mrs. Deakins was a member of the Adams Chapel Church, where she taught the young people's class for many years. She was also a charter member of the Women's Society of Christian Services. She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Deakins; two brothers, Bruce Doan and Horace Doan; and one sister, Emma Sue Hickman. Surviving Mrs. Deakins are one sister-in-law, Louise Doan of Blountville; four nephews, David Doan, Roy Doan, Herbert Doan and Bill Hickman; one niece, Barbara Hickman; eight great-nieces; and three great-nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Adams Chapel Church with Rev. Steven Gott officiating. Burial will be in Gunnings Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dwight Hunnigan, W.O. Martin, Larry Blalock, James Griffin, J.C. Barnes, Charlie Fisher and John McNutt. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. E-mail condolences may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Willie Doan Deakins. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

DEAKINS, WILLIE DOAN BLOUNTVILLE -- Funeral services for Willie Doan Deakins will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Adams Chapel Church with Rev. Steven Gott officiating. Burial will be in Gunnings Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dwight Hunnigan, W.O. Martin, Larry Blalock, James Griffin, J.C. Barnes, Charlie Fisher and John McNutt. E-mail condolences may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Mrs. Deakins, 92, passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at her home. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Willie Doan Deakins. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

DISQUE, JOE June 11, 2001, Joe Disque, let go of his human body surrendering his soul where angels fly, and his spirit can love and live forever. He left behind four children, Graham, Casey, Lorraine and Dianne; and two stepchildren of the home, John and William Barrett. He had eight grandchildren. His wife was Linda Disque, librarian with the Bristol Tennessee School System, where he volunteered after his retirement. Dr. Andrew Spence and Dr. Robert Rainwater will hold a memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at New Bethel Presbyterian Church in Piney Flats. Mr. Disque was an avid gardener who appreciated nature and requested that trees be planted in his memory, in lieu of cut flowers. A tree planting ceremony will be part of the church memorial service. Rev. Bill Black will conduct a private funeral on Monday in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Friends are welcome to visit the family home at 209 Allison Court in Piney Flats after 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. His friends are requested to honor his memory with a rose bush, shrub or tree at their choice location. Donations are also encouraged for Alzheimer's research. Remember the twinkle in his eyes that let you know love lived in his heart, his touch that was always soft, compassionate, kind and caring and his humor that made you laugh through your anger and your tears. Friends, treasure his memory with the words he always used in place of goodbye when it was time to part -- "Be good to yourself?" Snyder Funeral Home, 477-7911/239-5671. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

ELLER, RAYMOND M. Raymond M. Eller, 78, of 1508 Valley Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died on June 9, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was the son of the late John J. and Rose Thomas Eller and a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. He was retired from Raytheon with 32 years of service and also worked as a licensed plumber for 50 years. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran serving in France and Germany during World War II. Survivors include Dorothy Lowe Eller; daughters, Susan Gentry of Bristol, Tenn., and Michelle Crockett of Chattanooga, Tenn.; sons, Larry Eller, Morris Eller and David Eller, all of Bristol, Tenn.; sisters, Margie Capps of Lynchburg, Va., Elizabeth Hawk of Florida and Juanita Wilson of Louisiana; and five grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at East Hill Cemetery with Dr. Austin Cook and Dr. Howard Robinson officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends from Raytheon and Victory Baptist Church, Dr. Fred Vance and Dr. Bennett Cowan. Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home.Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

ELLER, RAYMOND M. Graveside services for Raymond M. Eller will be conducted on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at East Hill Cemetery with Dr. Austin Cook and Dr. Howard Robinson officiating. Military honors will be presented by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Honorary pallbearers will be all his friends from Raytheon and Victory Baptist Church, Dr. Fred Vance and Dr. Bennett Cowan. Mr. Eller, 78, of 1508 Valley Drive, Bristol, Tenn., died on June 9, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

EMMERT, KATHLEEN Kathleen Emmert, 83 years of age on May 29th, of Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and a daughter of the late Henry and Kate Turner McKinney. She was also preceded in death by seven sisters and two brothers. She was the widow of Charles F. Emmert. She was a retired employee of Cozy-Dozy. Survivors include one son, Charles Larry Emmert, of Bristol, Tenn.; two daughters, Charlotte Gray and Betty Sue Emmert, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Teresa Tipton; one grandson, David Gray; and three great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Gray, David L. Gray and Abigail Tipton. The funeral service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Niles Kitzmiller officiating. The committal service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the graveside in Shipley Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Herb Boyd, Andy Cowan, Wayne Brown, Gary Rogers, Mike Craig and Vernie Manuel. The family will receive friends following the funeral service from 6;30-8 p.m. Tuesday. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

EMMERT, KATHLEEN The committal service for Kathleen Emmert will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the graveside in Shipley Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Herb Boyd, Andy Cowan, Wayne Brown, Gary Rogers, Mike Craig and Vernie Manuel. Mrs. Emmert, 83 years of age on May 29th, of Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

ENCK, WILBERT "BERT" Wilbert "Bert" Enck, 80, of 1940 Norway St., Bristol, Va., died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in Wellmont Hospice House. He had been a resident of Bristol since 1995, moving from Collinsville, Va., where he lived for 33 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving in World War II. He was a retired supervisor of the carpenter shop for Bassett Walker Knitting, Martinsville, Va. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World Men's Lodge 269 of Bristol, Va., a former member of Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, Collinsville, and a current member of Virginia Avenue United Methodist Church of Bristol, Tenn. Survivors include his wife, Hazel Allen Enck; one daughter, Teresa Ann Burton, Bristol, Va.; two grandchildren, Kerri L. Malcolm and Richard "Dollar" Bishop, both of Bristol, Va.; two great-grandchildren, Amanda Stinnette and Clayton Malcolm. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 2001, at Akard Funeral Home. Funeral service and burial will be conducted Saturday in Martinsville, Va. E-mail condolence for the family may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Enck. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

EPPERSON, KATHERINE L. Funeral services for Katherine L. Epperson will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at the Weaver Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Epperson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Weaver Funeral Home. Mrs. Epperson, 62, of 411 Bristol Caverns Highway, Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 2, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. A native of Smyth County, Va., she had lived in the Bristol area for about 30 years. She was a homemaker and the widow of Cornelius William Epperson. Survivors include son, Larry Allen Quillen; two daughters, Palma Gail Carter and Anita Marie Holt, both of Bristol, Tenn.; several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and cousins; and four grandchildren. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 4, 2001

EPPERSON, KATHERINE L. Funeral services for Katherine L. Epperson will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at the Weaver Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Epperson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. The committal service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tenn. Mrs. Epperson, 62, of 411 Bristol Caverns Highway, Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 2, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

EPPERSON, McKENZIE FAITH McKenzie Faith Epperson, of Bristol, Tenn., died on June 4, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born May 31, 2001, the daughter of Kris and Claudia Shannon Epperson. Surviving besides her parents are: sisters, Alyssa Shannon Epperson and Lauren Hope Epperson; paternal grandparents, Wayne Epperson and Anita Gail Rose; and maternal grandparents, Randy Allen Grant and Shelia Darlene Pilkin. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Glenwood Mausoleum with Dr. Vic Young and Kenny Atkins officiating. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

FILLERS, WILLIAM S. "BUD" PINEY FLATS, Tenn. -- William S. "Bud" Fillers, 84, 388 Fillers Rd., died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born in Greene County, Tenn., a son of the late William McKinley Fillers and Mary Weaver Fillers, had lived most of his life in Piney Flats and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from Tennessee Eastman after 36 years of service and was a farmer. He was an active member of Enterprise United Methodist Church and a charter member and past president of the Buffalo Ruritan Club. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Survivors include his wife, Grace Morrell Fillers; two daughters, Shirley Fillers Jenkins and her husband, Danny, of Bluff City and Kathy Filler Owens and her husband, Doug, of Bluff City; two sons, Haskell "Hack" Humphreys and his wife Betty of Bluff City and William "Buddy" Fillers Jr. and his wife Faye of Blountville; two sisters, Mary Lee Hale of Gray, Tenn., and Ollie Anderson of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a brother, Bruce Fillers of Shreveport, La.; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8 o'clock Saturday evening in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Rehagen officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. The committal service and burial will be at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Sunrise Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ed Smith, Ray French, Rhea Robinson, Mike Galloway, Kelly Smith, R.E. Milhorn, Horace Crussell and Robert Smith. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@ funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Fillers have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

FILLERS, WILLIAM S. PINEY FLATS -- The funeral service for William S. "Bud" Fillers will be conducted at 8 o'clock Saturday evening in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Rev. Harry Rehagen officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:30-7:45 p.m. Saturday prior to the service at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. The committal service and burial will be at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in Sunrise Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ed Smith, Ray French, Rhea Robinson, Mike Galloway, Kelly Smith, R.E. Milhorn, Horace Crussell and Robert Smith. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Mr. Fillers, 84, of 388 Fillers Road, died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Arrangements especially for Mr. Fillers have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

FLEENOR, FRED J. KINGSPORT -- Fred J. Fleenor, 74, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 24, 2001, in the Brookhaven Health Care Center after a period of declining health. Fred was born March 26, 1927, in Scott County, Va., a son of the late William Samuel and Cordia Mary Ellen Whitaker Fleenor. He attended the Blue Springs Baptist Church in Hiltons, Va. He was a retired bus driver from the Sullivan County School Systems. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Sylvester; a brother, Clifford Fleenor; and a great-grandchild, Joshua Tate. Fred is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Belle Jackson and husband Ralph and Ellen Blakley and husband Junior, all of Kingsport; two sons and daughters-in-law, John (Bill) Fleenor Sr. and wife Betty and Danny L. Fleenor and wife Donna, all of Kingsport; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a very special friend and companion, Ilene Allen of Kingsport; special buddy, Sam Arnold; two sisters, Virginia Reed of Bristol, Va., and Bessie Yates of Blountville; and one brother, Dub Fleenor of Benhams, Va. Calling hours will be 7-9 p.m. Monday at East Lawn Funeral Home and any time at a daughter's house, Ellen and Junior Blakley. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Blue Springs Baptist Church in Hiltons, Va., with the Reverend John Bowlin and Reverend I.W. McNamara officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting I. Pallbearers will be Ezra Whitaker, Jim Bowlin, Steve Allen, Jeremiah Williams, A. D. Howington and Tarrance Bradley. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Fleenor family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

FLEENOR, FRED J. KINGSPORT -- Funeral services for Fred J. Fleenor will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Blue Springs Baptist Church in Hiltons, Va., with the Reverend John Bowlin and Reverend I.W. McNamara officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting I. Pallbearers will be Ezra Whitaker, Jim Bowlin, Steve Allen, Jeremiah Williams, A. D. Howington and Tarrance Bradley. Mr. Fleenor, 74, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 24, 2001, in the Brookhaven Health Care Center after a period of declining health. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Fleenor family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 26, 2001

FLEENOR, WILCIE MAE McQUEEN BLOUNTVILLE -- Wilcie Mae McQueen Fleenor, 88, 200 Lawson Dr., died late Wednesday afternoon, June 6, 2001, at Wexford House after an extended illness. She was born in Johnson County (Shady Valley) and moved to Bristol at an early age. Later, she made her home in Kingsport. She was retired from Driver's Training School as an instructor. She was a member of Belview Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, C.W. McQueen and Anna Montgomery McQueen; three brothers; and three sisters. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca L. Gose and husband, Scott, Blountville; one stepdaughter, Mildred Johnson, Bristol, Va.; one stepson, Paul Fleenor and wife, Ann, Franklin, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Angela Cobbler and husband, Bill, Stuart, Va.; two sisters, Viola Blevins, Elizabethton, and Glenna Trent, Kingsport; one brother, Edgar McQueen, Mountain City; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call any time at the residence of the daughter, 200 Lawson Drive, Blountville. Arrangements will be announced later by Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

FLEENOR, WILCIE MAE McQUEEN BLOUNTVILLE -- Calling hours for Wilcie Mae McQueen Fleenor are from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport. Friends may call any time at the residence of the daughter, 200 Lawson Drive, Blountville. Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with Dr. John Owston officiating. Music will be provided by Rick Steadman and Raymond Lewis with the bagpipes. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Church Cemetery, Blountville. Family and friends planning to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 10:55 a.m. Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to Belvue Christian Church, 2700 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN 37664. Pallbearers will be Johnny Gose, Paul Fleenor, Kelly Long, Bob Akers, Jimmy Gose, Tony Edwards, Bill Burke and Ron Salyers. Mrs. Fleenor, 88, 200 Lawson Dr., died late Wednesday afternoon, June 6, 2001, at Wexford House after an extended illness. She was born in Johnson County (Shady Valley) and moved to Bristol at an early age. Later, she made her home in Kingsport. She was retired from Driver's Training School as an instructor. She was a member of Belvue Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, C.W. McQueen and Anna Montgomery McQueen; three brothers; and three sisters. Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca L. Gose and husband, Scott, Blountville; one stepdaughter, Mildred Johnson, Bristol, Va.; one stepson, Paul Fleenor and wife, Ann, Franklin, Tenn.; one granddaughter, Angela Cobbler and husband, Bill, Stuart, Va.; two sisters, Viola Blevins, Elizabethton, and Glenna Trent, Kingsport; one brother, Edgar McQueen, Mountain City; and several nieces and nephews. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 8, 2001

FREELS, LINCOLN C. "INKY" Lincoln C. "Inky" Freels Jr., 64, of Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born in Maryville, Tenn., a son of the late Lincoln C. and Pauline Bond Freels, and had lived in Bristol for 60 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, retired from Kingsport Press/Quebecor and was a member of Windsor Avenue Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Joan Buchanan Freels; a son, David Freels and his wife, Kris, of Franklin, Tenn.; his brother, Robert Edward Freels of West Palm Beach, Fla.; one grandson, Zachary Freels; three special nephews, Robert Pollard, Dennis Pollard and Andrew Pollard; two grand-nieces, Adrienne and Kristen Pollard; and three grand-nephews, Kevin, Brad and Will Pollard. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Dr. Greg Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lester Delp, Bill Bingham, Wayne Ausmus, Chris Blankenship, Larry Connolly, Brad Pollard, Will Pollard and Kevin Pollard. Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter Johnson, Frank DeFriece, Ronnie Buchanan, Charlie McCary and the Men's Bible Class of Windsor Avenue Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Friday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook\N funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Freels have been made through Oakley Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

FREELS, LINCOLN C. "INKY" Lincoln C. "Inky" Freels Jr., 64, of Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born in Maryville, Tenn., a son of the late Lincoln C. and Pauline Bond Freels, and had lived in Bristol for 60 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, retired from Kingsport Press/Quebecor and was a member of Windsor Avenue Presbyterian Church. Mr. Freels was preceded in death by two sisters, Marjorie F. DeFriece and Betty Rose Pollard. Survivors include his wife, Joan Buchanan Freels; a son, David Freels and his wife, Kris, of Franklin, Tenn.; his brother, Robert Edward Freels of West Palm Beach, Fla.; one grandson, Zachary Freels; three special nephews, Robert Pollard, Dennis Pollard and Andrew Pollard; two grand-nieces, Adrienne and Kristen Pollard; and three grand-nephews, Kevin, Brad and Will Pollard. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Dr. Greg Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lester Delp, Bill Bingham, Wayne Ausmus, Chris Blankenship, Larry Connolly, Brad Pollard, Will Pollard and Kevin Pollard. Honorary pallbearers will be Hunter Johnson, Frank DeFriece, Ronnie Buchanan, Charlie McCary and the Men's Bible Class of Windsor Avenue Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Friday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to King College. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@ funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Freels have been made through Oakley Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

GILLENWATER, NELLIE W. ABINGDON -- The funeral service for Mrs. Nellie W. Gillenwater will be conducted Saturday, June 23, 2001, at 1 p.m. in the Charles Wesley United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard C. Mullan officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be friends and relatives. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Charles Wesley United Methodist Church, 322 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210. Friends may call at the home on Friday evening. There will be no viewing or visitation at the funeral home. Mrs. Gillenwater, 90, died Tuesday evening, June 19, 2001, at her residence. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mrs. Nellie W. Gillenwater. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

GRAYBEAL, ERVIN J. "ERBY" CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ervin J. "Erby" Graybeal, 67, died on June 22, 2001, at Parma Hospital following a brief illness. He was the son of the late James and Linnie Graybeal. Survivors include three daughters, Belinda, Debbie and Rhonda of Ohio; two sons, Jerry and Brian of Ohio; four brothers, Martin of Elizabethton, Herman and William of Bluff City, and Wayne of Bristol; four sisters, Nellie Campbell of Elizabethton, and Charlotte Bowers, Sue Camper and Mildred Guy, all of Bristol; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive. The family will receive friends at the home of a niece, Lori Willis, Beech St., Elizabethton, Tenn., at any time. Further arrangements are pending. Information submitted by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

HARLESS, NETTIE CHAPMAN ABINGDON -- Nettie Chapman Harless, 89, died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Grace Healthcare of Abingdon. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Va., and a retired nurses aide with 18 years of service at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was a former member of the Abingdon Senior Citizens and of the Pentecostal faith. She was the widow of John W. Harless. Survivors include, four daughters, Belle McCroskey of Abingdon, Alice Counts Jones of Blountville, Vivian Matranga of Carlisle, NY, and Doris Virginia French of New York City; three sons, Stuart William Harless and Mack Henson Harless, both of Abingdon, and John Henry Harless of Mendota, Va.; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in Campbell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred L. Reynolds and the Rev. Jerry A. Eggers officiating. Graveside services and interment will be in Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2001. Pallbearers will be Larry Cullop, Earl Cunningham and grandsons. The family will receive friends at the Campbell Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Friends may also call at the residence of Tommy and Belle McCroskey, 15058 Rich Valley Road, Abingdon. Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

HARLESS, NETTIE CHAPMAN ABINGDON -- Graveside services and interment for Nettie Chapman Harless will be in Knollkreg Memorial Park, Abingdon, at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 17, 2001. Pallbearers will be Larry Cullop, Earl Cunningham and grandsons. Mrs. Harless, 89, died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Grace Healthcare of Abingdon. Campbell Funeral Home of Abingdon is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

HARR, LUTIE McCONNELL BLOUNTVILLE -- Calling hours for Mrs. Lutie McConnell Harr will be 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 8 p.m. in the East Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Harry Fleenor and Reverend A. C. Cobble officiating. Music will be under the direction of Ruth Henley. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting III. Mrs. Harr, 90, of Greystone Health Care Center, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Indian Path Medical Center, after a period of declining health. Lutie was born March 13, 1911, in Scott County, Va., to the late William Ezekiel and Sarah Frazier McConnell. She was a member of Holly Springs United Methodist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Barger Harr, Grace Leedy and Mary Alice Gilliland; two brothers, Scott and James McConnell; and a granddaughter, Scacey Knight. Lutie is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Joe Harr of Blountville; a daughter, Linda Harr Nottingham of Johnson City; two sons and daughter-in-law, Bill Harr and wife, Nancy, of Kingsport and Dale Harr of Russellville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren, Laura Nottingham, Kelly Martin and George Harr. Also surviving are four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille Beddingfield of Durham, N.C., and Mescal Loggans of Kingsport. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Harr family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

HARR, LUTIE McCONNELL BLOUNTVILLE -- Graveside service for Mrs. Lutie McConnell Harr will be 2 p.m. Sunday in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Everlasting III. Mrs. Harr, 90, of Greystone Health Care Center, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Indian Path Medical Center, after a period of declining health. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Harr family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

HATCHER, C. M. "JACK" C.M. "Jack" Hatcher, 81, of 2253 Bullock Hollow Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol and a son of the late Earl and Hattie Sharpe Hatcher. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sybil Hatcher. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he received the American Theatre Ribbon, EAME Campaign Ribbon with one Bronze Star, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Good Conduct Medal and Purple Heart. In the l960s, he coached Little League baseball for South Holston Ruritan. He attended Hickory Tree Baptist Church. He was the owner of Hatcher Candy Company. Survivors include two sons, Michael B. "Mike" Hatcher and his wife, Pat Hatcher, of Bristol, Tenn., and Tony L. Hatcher of Bristol, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Mann and Bonnie Phipps, both of Bristol, Tenn.; one brother, Carl B. Hatcher of Bristol, Tenn.; special daughter-in-law, Belinda Hatcher; four grandchildren, Cody B. Hatcher, Jody K. Hatcher, Shannon E. Hatcher and Mrs. Toni Smith; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. William T. Arnold officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard from Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Thompson Jr., Henry Cook, George Mann and Tim Gross. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home or any time at the residence, 2253 Bullock Hollow Rd., Bristol, Tenn. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

HATCHER, C. M. "JACK" The funeral service for C.M. "Jack" Hatcher will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum in Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. William T. Arnold officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard from Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Phil Thompson Jr., Henry Cook, George Mann and Tim Gross. Mr. Hatcher, 81, of 2253 Bullock Hollow Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

HAYES, REVA M. HOPKINS Reva M. Hopkins Hayes, 77, of 100 Moore St., Bristol, Va., passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at her residence. Born in the Hickory Tree Community of Sullivan County on Sept. 9, 1923, a daughter of the late James Robert and Stella Keaton Hopkins, she had resided in Daytona Beach, Fla., for 10 years before returning to Bristol last September. Mrs. Hayes was a self-employed caregiver. She was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Hayes was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Feathers; her second husband, Roger Reed; and her third husband, Fred Hayes; a daughter, Linda Zink; a granddaughter, Savannah Reed; and a great-granddaughter, Jasmine Wiemert. Survivors include four sons, Tom Feathers of Bristol, Tenn., Roger Reed of East Hampton, Mass., Danny Reed of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Tim Reed of Knoxville, Tenn.; three daughters, Norma Venable of Bristol, Tenn., and Judy Edwards and Karen O'Brien, both of Beeville, Texas; 21 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the organization of the donor's choice. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

HAYES, REVA M. HOPKINS A memorial service for Reva M. Hopkins Hayes, 77, formerly of 100 Moore St., Bristol, Va., who died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 5, 2001, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2001, at Belle Meadows Baptist Church, 1317 Weaver Pike, Bristol, Tenn. The Rev. Wayne Halleck, the Rev. Stephen Playl and Bill Venable will officiate. The family will receive friends following the services at the residence of a daughter, Norma Venable, 204 Hemlock Rd., Bristol, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the organization of the donor's choice. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

HAYES, SAVANNAH V. STALLARD Graveside services for Savannah V. Stallard Hayes will be conducted on Friday at 2 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery. Mrs. Hayes, 93, of 1814 Anderson St., Bristol, Tenn., died on May 30, 2001, at Cambridge House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

HENDERSHOT, MARTA DARLENE CAMPBELL Funeral services for Marta Darlene Campbell Hendershot will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Bud Crusenberry and Rev. Eddie Crusenberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Leonard Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Shannon Leonard, Scott Leonard, Darrell Leonard, Billy Leonard, Wayne Greenway and Henry Chapman. The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mrs. Hendershot, 39, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area, employed with Kroger and a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Leonard. Survivors include: husband, James M. Hendershot of Bristol, Tenn.; daughter, Brittney Campbell of Bristol, Tenn.; son, Brandon Campbell of Bristol, Tenn.: mother and stepfather, Shirley Jean Leonard and Paul Leonard of Bristol, Tenn.; two brothers, Mark Leonard and Howard Leonard, both of Bristol, Tenn.; sister, Debbie Hoskins of Bluff City; and two nieces. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

HENDERSHOT, MARTA DARLENE CAMPBELL Funeral services for Marta Darlene Campbell Hendershot will be conducted at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Rock Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Bud Crusenberry and Rev. Eddie Crusenberry officiating. Burial will follow in the Leonard Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Shannon Leonard, Scott Leonard, Darrell Leonard, Billy Leonard, Wayne Greenway and Henry Chapman. Mrs. Hendershot, 39, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at her residence. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

HILLARD, RAYMIE JOSEPH FRANKLIN Raymie Joseph Franklin Hilliard, 25, of 1441 Georgia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. He was a 1994 graduate of Tennessee High School and coach and owner of DA-Click Softball Team. He was a silent partner with his dad at A & B Used Cars and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors are: fiancee, Nichole Trump; parents, Raymond S. and Nancy E. Dayton Hilliard; maternal grandfather, Fred F. Cox; paternal grandmother, Helen Jones; and several cousins, aunts and uncles. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Crusenberry officiating. The committal will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the graveside in the Crumley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Perry, Thad Carter, Eric Eades, David Landore, Jarod Montgomery, James Daggs, Chad Blevins and Harry Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be uncles and cousins. The family and friends will leave Weaver Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

HILLARD, RAYMIE JOSEPH FRANKLIN The committal for Raymie Joseph Franklin Hilliard will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the graveside in the Crumley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh Perry, Thad Carter, Eric Eades, David Landore, Jarod Montgomery, James Daggs, Chad Blevins and Harry Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be uncles and cousins. The family and friends will leave Weaver Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Mr. Hilliard, 25, of 1441 Georgia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

HOLMAN, BARBARA JO. Barbara Jo Holman, 54, of 2125 Westfield St., Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Mrs. Holman was a native of Boone County, W.Va., but had lived in the Bristol area for many years, and was a practicing nurse for the past 18 years. She had battled cancer for the past 11 months and had attended Dismal Holiness Pentecostal Church. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Burlin Joseph Wheeler. Survivors include her husband, Henry Holman; one daughter, Melissa L. Marshall of Salisbury, NC; one son, Brian Todd Wheeler of Bristol, Tenn.; her mother, Lola A. Cook of Bristol, Va.; one sister, Brenda Perrine of Athens, Tenn.; six brothers, Jerry L. Cook of Hickory, NC, Howard Cook Jr. of Oakwood, Va., Jesse J. Cook of Pompano Beach, Fla., Dan R. Cook of Sunrise, Fla., Ronnie L. Cook of Leesburg, Fla., and Michael D. Cook of Vonore, Tenn. Also surviving are four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinch Valley Memorial Park in Richlands. Her brothers will serve as pallbearers, Jerry L. Cook,. Howard Cook Jr., Jesse J. Cook, Dan R. Cook, Ronnie L. Cook and Michael D. Cook. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2001, in the Akard Funeral Home Chapel. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Holman. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

HOLMAN, BARBARA JO Funeral services for Barbara Jo Holman will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ancil Childress officiating. Burial will follow in Clinch Valley Memorial Park in Richlands. Her brothers will serve as pallbearers: Jerry L. Cook, Howard Cook Jr., Jesse J. Cook, Dan R. Cook, Ronnie L. Cook and Michael D. Cook. E- mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. Mrs. Holman, 54, of 2125 Westfield St., Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Holman. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

HOWARD, FRANCES A "COOKIE" Frances A. "Cookie" Howard, 58, of 820 Maple St., Bristol, Va., died Wednesday, June 20, in the Bristol Regional Wellmont Hospice House. She was of the Protestant faith and a member of New Hope Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Pastors Aide Society, the Missionary Department, Women's Choir, Senior Choir, Unity Choir and Ada B Circle. She attended Slater High School and was a retired employee of People, Inc., where she was a teacher in the Headstart Program. Survivors: sons, Clifton (Sandi) Howard and Reggie Russaw Sr.; daughters, Christina Houston and Sharon (Mike) Williams; brother, Kenneth Wayne (Thelma) Gammon; four grandchildren; one aunt, Mrs. Lelia White; five nephews; and one niece. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2001, at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. W.J. Reid officiating. Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Family visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday at Robinson Mortuary and other times friends may call at the home of daughter, Sharon Williams, 804 7th St., Bristol, Tenn. Services entrusted to Robinson Mortuary, Inc. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

HOWARD, FRANCES A. "COOKIE" Funeral services for Frances A. "Cookie" Howard will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, 2001, at the New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. W.J. Reid officiating. Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Mrs. Howard, 58, of 820 Maple St., Bristol, Va., died Wednesday, June 20, in the Bristol Regional Wellmont Hospice House. Services entrusted to Robinson Mortuary Inc. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

JOHNSON, HAROLD C. "CURLEY" Harold C. "Curley" Johnson, 71, of 1628 Long Crescent Rd., Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born in Bristol on Nov. 4, 1929, a son of the late Herbert F. Johnson Sr. and Mary Lee Hensley Johnson Jessee, he had lived in the Bristol/Mendota area most of his life. He was a graduate of Virginia High School and received a bachelor's degree in 1956 from King College. Mr. Johnson was an Air Force veteran of the Korean conflict. He retired in 1991 as manager of the Virginia Employment Commission, but still worked there as a part-time employee. Mr. Johnson was a member and deacon of the Open Door Baptist Church, where he sang in the choir and was president of the Senior's Group. He was a member of the Woodmen of the World. Mr. Johnson was preceded in death by one brother, Herbert F. Johnson Jr. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Frances Bray Johnson of the home; and one niece. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home. Pastor Thomas Thacker will officiate. Burial will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Burnett, George Trivett, Robert Hicks, Ronnie Worley, Carroll Sisk and Danny Hartley. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and at other hours at the residence. The family suggests that those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Open Door Baptist Church. P. O. Box 16734, Bristol, VA 24209-6734. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

JOHNSON, HAROLD C. "CURLEY" Funeral services for Harold C. "Curley" Johnson will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home. Pastor Thomas Thacker will officiate. Music will be provided by the Open Door Baptist Church Choir, Bill Worley, Director. Burial will follow graveside services at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Burnett, George Trivett, Robert Hicks, Ronnie Worley, Carroll Sisk and Danny Bartlett. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and at other hours at the residence. The family suggests that those wishing may make memorial contributions to the Open Door Baptist Church, P. O. Box 16734, Bristol, VA 24209-6734. Mr. Johnson, 71, of 1628 Long Crescent Rd., Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Saturday, June 9, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

JOHNSON, JOHN E. John E. Johnson, 63, 727 Edgemont Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Bristol Nursing Home. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area, the son of Thelma L. Epperson Johnson and the late John C. Johnson. He was a retired employee of Hutton Electric Co., a member of the American Legion Hacklerwood Post 145 and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Margie L. Johnson; two sons, Jeffery Johnson and Michael Danser ; his mother, Thelma L. Epperson Johnson; sister, Charlotte Wallace; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at the graveside in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn., with Rev. Jimmy Epperson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Alfred Harkleroad and Dr. Thomas Green. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Weaver Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

JOHNSON, JOHN E. John E. Johnson, 63, 727 Edgemont Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Bristol Nursing Home. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area, the son of Thelma L. Epperson Johnson and the late Edgar C. Johnson. He was a retired employee of Hutton Electric Co., a member of the American Legion Hacklerwood Post 145 and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Margie L. Johnson; two sons, Jeffery Johnson and Michael Danser; his mother, Thelma L. Epperson Johnson; sister, Mrs. Hansel (Charlotte) Wallace; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at the graveside in the National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn., with Rev. Jimmy Epperson officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Alfred Harkleroad and Dr. Thomas Green. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Weaver Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p. m. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

JOHNSON, LAURA ANNABELLE BOLLING Laura Annabelle "Ann" Bolling Johnson, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born Nov. 11, 1923, and was a daughter of the late Mildred Mabe Bolling and Abe Bolling. She was a native and lifelong resident of Bristol, Va., where she was residing at the time of her death. She was a former employee of Grey Hosiery Mill and Electrolux. Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Bernard Franklin Johnson; two daughters, Mary Ann Brungart-Jones of Princeton, NJ, and Patrice Elizabeth Butler of Beaufort, SC; a sister, Marie Jones of Elizabethton, Tenn.; a brother, Jerry Bolling of Raleigh, NC; two granddaughters, Laura Stokes and Elizabeth Brungart; two grandsons, Matthew Butler and Joshua Butler; and one great-grandson, Jesse Stokes. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by two sisters, Florence Flick and Violet Bolling Goodson; and four brothers, Edward "Bud" Bolling, Bill Bolling, Abe Bolling Jr. and George Bolling. The funeral service will be conducted at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 23, 2001, in Blevins Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cass Farrior officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Matthew Stokes, Matthew Butler, Joshua Butler, Don Ashley, Gary Johnson and E. Steward Butler Jr. Joe Davis will be an honorary pallbearer. A private viewing for family will be held at Blevins Funeral Home from 7 until 8 Friday evening. Mrs. Johnson will lie in state for public viewing at Blevins Funeral Home from 2-2:50 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Johnson have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

JOHNSON, LAURA ANNABELLE "ANN" BOLLING The funeral service for Laura Annabelle "Ann" Bolling Johnson will be conducted at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 23, 2001, in Blevins Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Cass Farrior officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Matthew Stokes, Matthew Butler, Joshua Butler, Don Ashley, Gary Johnson and E. Steward Butler Jr. Joe Davis will be an honorary pallbearer. Mrs. Johnson will lie in state for public viewing at Blevins Funeral Home from 2-2:50 p.m. Saturday prior to the service. Mrs. Johnson, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 21, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Johnson have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

JONES, ERNEST W. Mr. Ernest W. Jones, 61, of Bristol, Va., died Sunday, June 24, 2001, in the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Abingdon, had lived in Bristol, Va., most of his life and attended the Highland Chapel Church. Mr. Jones was a member of the M.M. Martin Masonic Blue Lodge in Tennessee, and the York Masonic Lodge 12 in Virginia. He was a member of the Knoxville Scottish Rite Body and the Jericho Temple Shrine Club. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Price Jones; two sons, Allen Jones, Bristol, Tenn., and Glen Norris, Bluff City; three daughters, Dianne Anders, Bristol, Va., Sandy McCall, Bristol, Va., and Nina Davis, Bluff City; brothers, Carl Jones, Piney Flats and Henry Jones, Bristol, Tenn.; grandchildren, Crystal Jackson, Bobbie Jo McDavid, Jessica McCall and Sophia Lyn Jones; great-grandchildren, Michelle Widner, Molly McDavid, Morgan McDavid, Robert Kenny "Bubba" Hahn. The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at 7 p.m. in Farris Funeral Chapel with Bill Merritt and Rev. Don Stanley officiating. The M.M. Martin Blue Lodge will conduct Masonic services Tuesday at the beginning of the funeral service. Committal services and burial will be conducted Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at 2 p.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Jericho Temple Roadrunner Unit, P. O. Box 5548, Kingsport, TN 37663. The family will receive friends following the service on Tuesday evening. Family and friends may assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday for the procession to the cemetery. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mr. Ernest W. Jones. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

JONES, ERNEST W. Committal services and burial for Mr. Ernest W. Jones will be conducted Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at 2 p.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Price, Adam McDavid, Billy Shaffer, Mike Shepherd, Robert Norris, Jim Davis, Junior Shepherd and Ronald Norris. Honroary pallbarers will be Bob Carver, Johnny Humphrey, Jack Hill and Dick Allan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Jericho Temple Roadrunner Unit, P. O. Box 5548, Kingsport, TN 37663. Family and friends may assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday for the procession to the cemetery. Mr. Jones, 61, of Bristol, Va., died Sunday, June 24, 2001, in the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mr. Ernest W. Jones. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 27, 2001

KESTNER, ANGEL LEIGH SALTVILLE -- Angel Leigh Kestner, 27, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at home. Our family was blessed with a beautiful "Angel." But we were merely borrowing her until the Lord called her home. Survivors: children, twins Kent Gregory and Adrianna Leigh Kestner of the home; father of the twins, Chris Kestner; parents, Denny and Linda Carroll of Saltville; sister, Amber Norris of Chilhowie; brother, Chad Carroll of Saltville; maternal grandparents, Charles E. Haga of Saltville and Charlie and Patsy Robins of Meadowview; paternal grandparents, Laurie Martin of Saltville and Robert and Arlene Carroll of Douglas, Ala. She was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Evelyn Haga. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 11, 2001, at 11 a.m. at D. R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville with the Rev. Steve Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Rose Cemetery in Glade Spring. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

KILGORE, MARY SENEKER Mary Seneker Kilgore, 94, a former resident of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Grace HealthCare in Abingdon. She had been a lifelong resident of Bristol and was a daughter of the late John S. and Lula Staubus Seneker. She was the widow of E.W. Kilgore and was also preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Knox Howington. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Ann Denton of Abingdon; son, Hugh Kilgore of Bristol, Tenn.; and sisters, Rita Dirkson of San Jose, Calif., and Teresa Blake of Eureka, Calif. Also surviving are eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 8 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

KILGORE, MARY SENEKER Funeral services for Mary Seneker Kilgore will be conducted 8 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stan Green and Rev. Dave Charlton officiating. Pallbearers will be grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Mrs. Kilgore, 94, a former resident of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Grace HealthCare in Abingdon. Mrs. Kilgore was preceded in death by one great-grandson. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

KILGORE, MARY SENEKER Graveside services for Mary Seneker Kilgore will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Mrs. Kilgore, 94, a former resident of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 8, 2001, in Grace HealthCare in Abingdon. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

LEONARD, ELIZABETH ANN The funeral service for Elizabeth Ann Leonard will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Bible Church with the Rev. Oscar Edwards and the Rev. Robert Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sonny Hagy, Larry Cunningham, Terry Cunningham, Chad Cunningham, Junior Harless, Barry Harless, Chris Leonard and Mark Moore. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. Memorial contributions may be sent to Calvary Bible Church, 19872 Benhams Rd., Bristol, VA 24202. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mrs. Leonard, 61, of Bristol, Va., died Monday, June 4, 2001, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol and a daughter of the late Sanford and Alpha Bea Whittaker Harless. She was the widow of Herschel Leonard and preceded in death by a son, Jeff Leonard; and two brothers, Harold Harless and Bill Harless. She was a member of Calvary Bible Church. Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Hoss, Rita Reed and Tammy Stinnette, all of Bristol, Va.; five sons, Wade Leonard, David Leonard, Danny Leonard, Mike Leonard and Travis Leonard, all of Bristol, Va.; two sisters, Marie Cunningham of Mendota, Va., and Linda Moore of Bristol, Va.; two brothers, Jim Harless and Mack Harless, both of Bristol, Va.; and 14 grandchildren. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

LEONARD, ELIZABETH ANN The funeral service for Elizabeth Ann Leonard will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Bible Church with the Rev. Oscar Edwards and the Rev. Robert Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sonny Hagy, Larry Cunningham, Terry Cunningham, Chad Cunningham, Junior Harless, Barry Harless, Chris Leonard and Mark Moore. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews. Memorial contributions may be sent to Calvary Bible Church, 19872 Benhams Rd., Bristol, VA 24202. Mrs. Leonard, 61, of Bristol, Va., died Monday, June 4, 2001, at her home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

LEONARD, GENE ANTIOCH, Ill. -- Graveside services for Gene Leonard will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Gum Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Bud Rimer, Paul Harris, Ernest Leonard, Ralph Leonard, Wayne Hughes and Bobby McCracken. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday at Akard Funeral Home or any other time at the home of his sister, Carol Wingate, 1501 Kentucky Ave., Bristol, Tenn. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. Mr. Leonard, 67, formerly of Bristol, Va., died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in Northern Illinois Medical Center. He was a native of Bristol, Va., but had lived in Antioch for many years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Antioch Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of U.S. Steel. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nannie Leonard; two sisters, Maxine McCracken and Havaline Sproles; three brothers, Warran Leonard, Calvin Leonard and Kyle Leonard; and one granddaughter, Angelica Dixon. Survivors include his wife, Mickey Leonard; one son, Tommy Dixon of Milwaukee; two granddaughters, Emily and Zoe Dixon of Milwaukee; one brother, Guy Leonard of Antioch; one sister, Carol Wingate of Bristol, Tenn.; one uncle and aunt, Sam and Minnie McCracken of Bristol, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Leonard. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

LEONARD, GENE ANTIOCH, Ill. -- Graveside services for Gene Leonard will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Gum Hill Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Bud Rimer, Paul Harris, Ernest Leonard, Ralph Leonard, Wayne Hughes and Bobby McCracken. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh\N3wave.com. Mr. Leonard, 67, formerly of Bristol, Va., died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, in Northern Illinois Medical Center. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Leonard. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

LEONARD, ORBIN EARL Orbin Earl Leonard, 88, of 7464 Rich Valley Rd., Bristol, Va., died Monday, June 11, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and the son of the late Martin and Rosa Worley Leonard. He was a retired wood worker and a member of Benhams Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Viola Sproles Leonard; two daughters, Mrs. Christine Leonard Jackson and her husband, Bobby J. Jackson, and Mrs. Edith Jackson and her husband, Arlen R. Jackson, all of Bristol, Va.; four grandchildren, Kevin D. Jackson, Randall L. "Randy" Jackson, Arlen E. "Gene" Jackson and Karen D. Jackson; six great-grandchildren, Byron Jackson, Brittney Jackson, Amanda Jackson, Christopher E. Jackson, Jessica M. Jackson and Holly E. Jackson; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charles Sherffey, the Rev. Howard Leonard and the Rev. Jeff Keene officiating. Burial will follow in Susong Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Leonard, Stanley Ratliff, W. D. Ratliff, Lonnie Ratliff, Gene Jackson and Ralph Dean. Honorary pallbearers will be V.C. Hartsock, Maynard Clifton, J. D. Barrett, Ralph Hughes, Dr. Charles Bolick and the staff of 4-West at Bristol Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

LEONARD, ORBIN EARL The funeral service for Orbin Earl Leonard will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charles Sherffey, the Rev. Howard Leonard and the Rev. Jeff Keene officiating. Burial will follow in Susong Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Leonard, Stanley Ratliff, W. D. Ratliff, Lonnie Ratliff, Gene Jackson and Ralph Dean. Honorary pallbearers will be V.C. Hartsock, Maynard Clifton, J. D. Barrett, Ralph Hughes, Dr. Charles Bolick and the staff of 4-West at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Mr. Leonard, 88, of 7464 Rich Valley Rd., Bristol, Va., died Monday, June 11, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 13, 2001

LEONARD, RANDALL E. WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- The funeral service for Randall E. Leonard will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16th, at the graveside in Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Emmitt Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday at Blevins Funeral Home. Mr. Leonard, 49, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He was born Dec. 9, 1951, and was a son of Lois McConnell Leonard and the late R. Kenneth Leonard. He was a native of Bristol and had been a resident of Woodbridge for 23 years. Randall was a graduate of VPI and a longtime employee of the U.S. Army at Ft. Belvoir. In addition to his mother, survivors include one sister, Rebecca L. McMurry of Raleigh, NC; two brothers, Robert C. Leonard of Bristol, Va., and Gale W. Leonard of Abingdon; two sisters-in-law, Janet and Joan Leonard; one brother-in-law, Mack McMurry; four nieces, Casie, Lauren, Madeline and Hannah; and one nephew, Robert Preston Leonard. Arrangements especially for Mr. Leonard have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

LEONARD, RANDALL WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- The funeral service for Randall E. Leonard will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at the graveside in Mountain View Cemetery with the Rev. Emmitt Wilson officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Mr. Leonard, 49, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC Arrangements especially for Mr. Leonard have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

LIVINGSTON, EARL LESTER Earl Lester Livingston, beloved husband and father, died on Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at NHC, Bristol, Va. He was 87 years old. Born on June 25, 1914, in Scott County, Va., to the late Abraham and Callie Livingston. Mr. Livingston was raised in Blackwater, Va. He married Vada Dolly Willis on Nov. 28, 1936. He was a retired employee of Klopman Industries and a member of North Bristol Baptist Church. Surviving besides his widow are: daughters, Helen L. Harrington and Callie L. Bowery; four grandchildren, Timothy Daniel Harrington, Beth Anne Leonard, Callie Renee Emmert and Dolly Mae Terlizzi; three great-grandchildren, Cody and Eli Leonard and Caleb Emmert; sister, Carrie Weatherly of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Also among his surviving children are the pallbearers, Bill Harrington, Doug Bowery, Joe Leonard, Roncie Emmert and Eric Terlizzi. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gary Montgomery, Rev. Donald Page and Rev. John Sarver officiating. Committal services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers include: Calvin "Butch" Parks, Walker Parks, Walter "Sonny" Barnett, Ed Eades, Ray Rector and the Men's Bible Class at North Bristol Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. The family wishes to thank Dr. Fred Greear, 4 West at Bristol Regional Medical Center, 2nd floor staff and therapy department at NHC for care and support given during Mr. Livingston's brief illness. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made to North Bristol Baptist Church, 46 Church St., Bristol, Va. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

LIVINGSTON, EARL LESTER Committal services for Earl Lester Livingston will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers: Bill Harrington, Doug Bowery, Joe Leonard, Roncie Emmert and Eric Terlizzi. Honorary pallbearers include: Calvin "Butch" Parks, Walker Parks, Walter "Sonny" Barnett, Ed Eades, Ray Rector and the Men's Bible Class at North Bristol Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made to North Bristol Baptist Church, 46 Church St., Bristol, Va. Mr. Livingston died on Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at NHC, Bristol, Va. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

LONG, RONALD LEONARD KINSPORT -- Ronald Leonard Long II, 30, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center emergency room as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was a lifelong resident of Kingsport and a son of Ronald Leonard Long, Kingsport and Brenda Lou Powers, Nickelsville, Va. He was a 1990 graduate of Daniel Boone High School. He was employed by Virginia Sealing Products. He attended Rogersville Baptist Temple. In addition to his parents, surviving are his loving wife, Tammy Smith Long of the home; one daughter, Anna Joyce Doss of the home; one son, Jerry Matthew Long of the home; one sister, Vanessa Rene Long of Kingsport; and one brother, Jason Long of Kingsport. Calling hours will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday at East Lawn Funeral Home and other times at the home of Mike and Becki Sheets and Jason Long of 213 Liberty Church Rd., Kingsport. Funeral service will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Barry Rackley officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mary Barker, organist, and the Lee Smith Singers. Graveside service will be Friday at 11 a.m. in East Lawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be family and friends. East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

MANUEL, MILDRED LEE FRYE Mildred Lee Frye Manuel, 73, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 29, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. She was a native of Saltville and had made her home in Bristol most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Sam and Elizabeth Surber Frye. She was the widow of Oscar Manuel Sr. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Malone. She had retired from Bristol Regional Medical Center as food service supervisor after 29 years of service. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church and the Willing Workers Sunday School Class. Survivors include three daughters, Shirley Malone of Elizabethton, Liz Shortt of Bristol, Tenn., and Donna Favor, of Bristol, Tenn.; three sons, Oscar Manuel Jr. of Powell, Tenn., Sam Manuel of Bristol, Tenn., and Ronnie Manuel of Bluff City; one sister, Jeanine Mudd of Bristol, Tenn.; one brother, Tob Frye of Cleveland, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Saturday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Austin Cook and Dr. Howard Robinson officiating. The committal service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Chapel of Memories in Mountain View Cemetery. Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steve Manuel, Christina Vaught, Angie Page, Ronnie Sneed Jr., Jessica Manuel, Samantha Manuel, Kimerly Manuel, Megan Puckett and Max Puckett. Honorary pallbearers will be Red Blackburn, Eugene Malone, Mark Favor, Eddie Smith, Dennis Frye and Don Turner. The family will receive friends at Weaver Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Family and friends will meet at Weaver Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to go in procession to the cemetery. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 30, 2001

MARSHALL, HAZEL R. SALTVILLE -- Mrs. Hazel R. Marshall, 69, died Monday, June 4, 2001, in the Smyth County Community Hospital. She was a member of the Madam Russell Methodist Church and a retired teacher's aide with Smyth County School Systems. Mrs. Marshall was preceded in death by her daughter, Ruth Hayes and brother, Ralph Routh. Survivors: son, Clay Marshall, Madison, W.Va.; daughter, Ann Marshall, Saltville; five sisters, Myrtle McNew, Chilhowie, Thelma Wise, Chesapeake, Va., Ethel McGlocklin, Chilhowie, Imogene Osborne, Saltville and Jane Poore, Saltville; son-in-law, J.W. Hayes, Saltville; four grandchildren, Chip Marshall, Chilhowie, Tim Marshall, Bristol, Va., Gina Marshall, Saltville and Scott Hayes, Saltville. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2001, at the Elizabeth Cemetery in Saltville. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the D. R. Henderson Funeral Home in Saltville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Summer Enrichment Program, Look Ave., Marion, Va. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

MATTOX, ELAINE DAVIS Elaine Davis Mattox, 54, of 1045 North Paperville Rd., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at home. She was a native of Johnson City and moved to Bristol in 1973. She was a daughter of the late Edward G. and Edna Mae Fisher Davis. She was a graduate of Science Hill High School and a former employee of the Boy Scouts of America Sequoyah Council. She was a member of Fellowship Chapel, where God was a very important part of her life. Survivors include her husband, Earl Mattox; one daughter, Nicole Mattox; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Jenny Mattox; grandson, Jarod Mattox Blankenship; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Vearl "Gil" Moody Sr.; one brother, Edward G. Davis Jr.; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday in Fellowship Chapel with the Rev. Scott Price, the Rev. Lester MacKinnon and the Rev. Phil Poston officiating. The committal service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the graveside in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ron Philbrick, James McClelland, Brooks Mattox, Matt Sinnett, Vearl Moody, Jerry Kinkead, Dennis Hare, Dean Stamper and John Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Fellowship Chapel and her friends. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral service from 6-7:45 p.m. Thursday at Fellowship Chapel. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

MATTOX, ELAINE DAVIS The committal service for Elaine Davis Mattox will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the graveside in Shelby Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ron Philbrick, James McClelland, Brooks Mattox, Matt Sinnett, Vearl Moody, Jerry Kinkead, Dennis Hare, Dean Stamper and John Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be deacons of Fellowship Chapel and her friends. Mrs. Mattox, 54, of 1045 North Paperville Rd., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

MILLER, VAUGHN MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn., -- Vaughn Miller, 68, of 898 Miller Road passed away, Friday, June 15, 2001, in Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital, Kingsport. Mr. Miller was a native of Ashe County, NC He was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Miller. He was a faithful member of First Freewill Baptist Church, a deacon, a long-time Sunday school teacher of many age levels, including the Men's Sunday School Class. Survivors: wife of 51 years, Ella Phillips Miller; parents, Walter and Beulah Greer Miller of Mountain City; two daughters, Shirley Woods of Mountain City and Carol Stout of Butler, Tenn.; two sons-in-law, Rev. Frank Woods of Mountain City and Tony Stout of Butler; one sister, Shelby Stout of Mountain City; one brother, Garland Miller of Mountain City; grandchildren, Amy and Michael Eller of Mountain City, Eric and Jennifer Woods of Mountain City, Amanda and David Mast of Blountville, Chad Stout of Butler and Cody Stout of Butler; great-grandchildren, Kechia Eller of Mountain City and Dalton Eller of Mountain City; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Monday from First Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Woods, Rev. Kreg Smith, Rev. Leonard Shehan and Rev. Teddy Lewis to officiate. Music will be under the direction of the church choir. Graveside service and interment will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be: Chad Stout, Cody Stout, Michael Eller, Eric Woods, David Mast, Jim Miller, David Miller, David Denny and Richard Denny. Honorary pallbearers will be: Fred Stout, Dr. Donald Tarr, Dr. Watson, Dr. Turner, Dr. Kramer, staff at the Heart Center, Men's Sunday School Class and deacons of First Freewill Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church New Auditorium Fund, 336 Hemlock St., Mountain City, TN 37683. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Monday at First Freewill Baptist Church. Percy-Hux Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at percyhux@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

MILLER, JOHNNY BROWNLOW Johnny Brownlow Miller, 55, of 2416 Anderson St., Bristol, Tenn., died on June 9, 2001, at his residence. He was the son of the late Brownlow and Rosalee Duty Miller. He was a former mechanic. Survivors include, wife, Beverly Ann Creasong Miller; sons, Sammy Lynn Creasong of Bristol, Tenn., and Gerald Walsh of Bristol, Va.; daughters Rosemary Adeline Miller and Joannie Marie Miller of Bristol, Tenn.; sisters, Margaret Jane Hicks of Piney Flats, Tenn., Rosa L. Tittle of Wichita, Kan., and Marie A. Fritts of Bluff City, Tenn.; nephews, Sammy Lee Miller; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Johnny and Joyce Cox; grandchildren, Brittany Smith and Amanda Miller and several other grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Graveside services will be conducted on Monday at 1 p.m. at Shipley Cemetery with Rev. Walter Statzer officiating. Honorary pallbearers include: Sammy Lee Miller, Junior Fitzwater, Carson Elam, George Hillier, William Lee Smith, Dewey Fritts, Clyde Fritts, Johnny Eugene Cox and Kenny Worley. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

MILLER, JOHNNY BROWNLOW Graveside services for Johnny Brownlow Miller will be conducted on Monday at 1 p.m. at Shipley Cemetery with Rev. Walter Statzer officiating. Honorary pallbearers include: Sammy Lee Miller, Junior Fitzwater, Carson Elam, George Hillier, William Lee Smith, Dewey Fritts, Clyde Fritts, Johnny Eugene Cox and Kenny Worley. Mr. Miller, 55, of 2416 Anderson St., Bristol, Tenn., died on June 9, 2001, at his residence. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

MILLER, KELSEY R. "PAT" Kelsey R. "Pat" Miller, 70, of 1112 Georgia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 11, 2001, at his home. He was a native of Surgoinsville, Tenn., and had made his home in Bristol for the past 25 years. He was a son of the late Roy Denver and Thelma Ruth Anderson Miller. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran and was employed by Exide. Survivors include his wife, Elva Ruth Herron Miller; two sons, Kelsey "Randy" Miller and Timothy Miller, both of Bristol, Tenn.; two daughters, Sheila V. Miller of Abingdon and Valinda Miller of Bristol, Tenn.; five brothers, Roy D. Miller, Jack Miller, Jimmy Miller, Kenneth Miller and Jerry Miller; four sisters, Eva Higgins, JoAnn Horne, Brenda Miller and Linda Hall; three grandchildren, Laquanda Miller, Jason Miller and Shawna Miller; and one great-grandchild, Brittany Haskins. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the graveside in the National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tenn., with the Rev. Benny Bowman officiating. Pallbearers will be Joe Wood, Dwight Price, Jason Miller, Jason Roe, Jerry Roe and Michael Haskins II. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 13, 2001

MILLER, KELSEY R. "PAT" The funeral service for Kelsey R. "Pat" Miller will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the graveside in the National Cemetery in Mountain Home, Tenn., with the Rev. Benny Bowman officiating. Pallbearers will be Joe Wood, Dwight Price, Jason Miller, Jason Roe, Jerry Roe and Michael Haskins II. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mr. Miller, 70, of 1112 Georgia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 11, 2001, at his home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 14, 2001 2001

MILLER, MARY JANE Mary Jane Miller, 57, of 1841 Broad St., Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol and a daughter of the late Dewey and Virginia Thompson. She was a former employee of Bristol Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Parris D. Miller; two daughters, Sarah E. Fletcher of Church Hill, Tenn., and Eva Miller of Bristol, Tenn.; one son, Brian K. Miller of Bristol, Tenn.; four sisters, Alice Ward of Newport News, Va., Betty Frisby and Emma Miller, both of Abingdon, and Virginia Rouse of Bristol, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the graveside in Shipley Cemetery with Pastor Gary Garland officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Tabor, Jack Phillips, Jack Burton, Charles Rouse Jr., Dewey Thompson, Josh Campbell and Doug Sproles. The family extends their special thanks to Cassie Stacey and Janet Atwell at Wellmont Hospice Service. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

MILLER, MARY JANE The funeral service for Mary Jane Miller will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the graveside in Shipley Cemetery with Pastor Gary Garland officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Clarence Tabor, Jack Phillips, Jack Burton, Charles Rouse Jr., Dewey Thompson, Josh Campbell and Doug Sproles. Mrs. Miller, 57, of 1841 Broad St., Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

MORRELL, REX ALLEN Funeral services for Rex Allen Morrell will be conducted 8 p.m. Friday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Wine officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Trivette, Kenneth Cox, Tom Rhymer, Donnie Renfro, Randy Oliver and Jason Morrell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Weaver Funeral Home. Those desiring may make memorials to Riverbend Baptist Church Building Fund. Mr. Morrell, 46, 562 Henson Hill Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at home. He was a native of Bristol, a self-employed contractor and a member of Riverbend Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Gilbert and Dot Morrell, Bristol, Tenn.; sons, Cody Morrell, Bluff City and Dillon Morrell, Bristol, Va.; daughter, Brittany Harley, Bluff City; sisters, Betty Bowers and Lois Nixon, both of Bluff City; and brothers, Eddie Morrell, Michael Morrell, Jerry Morrell and Terry Morrell, all of Bristol, Tenn., Dean Morrell, Bristol, Va., and Wiley Morrell, Bluff City. He was preceded in death by a brother, James Morrell. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

MORRELL, REX ALLEN Graveside services for Rex Allen Morrell will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Trivette, Kenneth Cox, Tom Rhymer, Donnie Renfro, Randy Oliver and Jason Morrell. Those desiring may make memorials to Riverbend Baptist Church Building Fund. Mr. Morrell, 46, 562 Henson Hill Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

MORRIS, CHARLES ERNEST Charles Ernest Morris, beloved by everyone who knew him, 81, of Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a member of Fellowship Chapel Church and a retired employee of Burlington Industries with 40 years of service. He was the son of the late Chester and Fannie Morris and preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Ruth Morris; daughter, Betty Carol Robbins; sister, Mary Osbourne; and six brothers, Worley, Homer, Henry, Haskel, Earl and Joseph. Survivors include two daughters, Priscilla Widner and husband Douglas Widner Sr., and Wilma Smith and husband Robert Smith Sr., all of Bristol; son, Charles Allen Morris and wife Phyllis of Bristol; four sisters, Mildred Dabbs, Pauline Morris, Ruby McCobin, all of Bristol, and Pearl Fabinski, Chilhowie; 11 grandchildren, Ann McGlothlin, Patricia Frazier, Carol Sue Morris, Amanda K. Morris, Tonya Robbins, Larry Robbins, Douglas Widner Jr., Charles W. Widner, Virginia R. McMillan, Denise Epperson and Robert Allen Smith Jr.; nine great-grandchildren; and special brother-in-law, John C. Tolbert. Funeral services will be conducted 8 p.m. Monday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Scott Price officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 6 to 7:45 p.m. The committal service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, Larry Robbins, Douglas Widner Jr., Charles W. Widner, Robert Allen Smith, and Tommy McGlothlin, David Frazier, Tom McMillan and Wayne Epperson. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 4, 2001

MORRIS, CHARLES ERNEST The committal service for Charles Ernest Morris will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers are grandsons, Larry Robbins, Douglas Widner Jr., Charles W. Widner, Robert Allen Smith, and Tommy McGlothlin, David Frazier, Tom McMillan and Wayne Epperson. Mr. Morris, beloved by everyone who knew him, 81, of Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

MORTON, NEIL C. Jr. ANDOVER, Kan. -- Neil C. Morton Jr., 53, 607 Worthington Place, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kan. He was a former resident of the Blountville area, the son of the late Neil C. Jr. and Glenna R. Booher Morton, a 1966 graduate of Blountville High School, a member of the National Honors Society, a member of the football and basketball teams and a graduate of ETSU. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Mr. Morton moved to Kansas in 1998, after the closing of Raytheon, and was QA group manager with Raytheon Aircraft Division in Kansas. He was a member of Blountville Christian Church and attended Faith Baptist Church in Andover. He was a member of the Bible Study Group and an avid golfer. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Morton; two sons, Michael Morton of the home and Brent Morton and his wife Misty of Blountville; daughter, Kelly Gross; grandchildren, Shelburne, Noah and Macy; sisters, Patty Paterson, Linda Hall and Juanita VanDemere; and brother, Tony Morton. Funeral services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2001, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Shipley Cemetery with military honors conducted by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6:45 p.m. Friday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

MORTON, NEIL C. Jr. ANDOVER, Kan. -- Burial for Neil C. Morton Jr. will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Shipley Cemetery with military honors conducted by VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church Youth Group, 417 W. Central, P. O. Box 7, Andover, KS 67002, e-mail www.faithandover.org or Shipley Cemetery Memorial Fund, c/o Wayne Lockner, 412 Hayes Road, Bluff City, TN 37618. Mr. Morton, 53, 607 Worthington Place, died Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kan. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

MURRAY, AMOS BEECHER Amos Beecher Murray, 85, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late William Aaron (Wid) and Jenny Johnson Murray. Born in Washington County, Va., he had been a resident of the area all of his life and was a farmer. He attended Charity Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Taylor R. Murray; eight brothers; and four sisters. Survivors include his wife of 571/2 years, Goldie Clark Murray; one daughter, Eula Faye Murray, Bristol, Va.; four sons, James B. Murray, Walter A. and wife Billie H. Murray, Rufus G. and wife Betty Murray and Jerry W. (J.W.) and wife Mary Pat Murray, all of Bristol, Va.; and two sisters, Beulah (Cecil) Godsey and Nora Lee Denton, both of Bristol, Va. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Akard Chapel with Pastor Danny Felty and Pastor Larry Bales officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Lyons, Charles Ramey, Timothy Robinson, Robbie Johnson, Harold (Bud) Smith and Jerry Lynn Murray. Honorary pallbearers are William (Buddy) Eaton, Bobby Shelley, David Hensley, Jesse Hall, Willie Armstrong, Bart Hill and Jerry Davis. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akarefh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Murray. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 14,2001

MURRAY, AMOS BEECHER. Funeral services for Amos Beecher Murray will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in Akard Chapel with Pastor Danny Felty and Pastor Larry Bales officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Lyons, Charles Ramey, Timothy Robinson, Robbie Johnson, Harold (Bud) Smith and Jerry Lynn Murray. Honorary pallbearers are William (Buddy) Eaton, Bobby Shelley, David Hensley, Jesse Hall, Willie Armstrong, Bart Hill and Jerry Davis. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akarefh@3wave.com. Mr. Murray, 85, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Murray. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

MUTTER, EDNA M. ARNOLD Edna M. Arnold Mutter, 54, of 837 Portsmouth Ave., Apt. F6, Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 16, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol and attended First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Jewell Moore; and a son, Millard Clayton Arnold III. Survivors include her husband, William Edward "Punch" Mutter; her mother and stepfather, Lucille V. and Tommy Blevins; sisters, Judy Stout, Debbie Branch and K. Stout; brothers, Fred "Buddy" Moore and James Edward Moore; a special aunt, Coralee Hearl; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John A. Thrasher officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. Gwaltey, Dr. Miller and Dr. R. Williams. Burial will follow in East Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home and at other times at the home of her mother at 401 Moore St., Bristol, Va. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

MUTTER, EDNA M. The funeral service for Edna M. Arnold Mutter will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John A. Thrasher officiating. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. Gwaltey, Dr. Miller and Dr. R. Williams. Burial will follow in East Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews. Mrs. Mutter, 54, of 837 Portsmouth Ave., Apt. F6, Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 16, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 18, 2001

NAVE, JOSEPH R. Joseph (Joe) R. Nave, 66, of Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at his home. Mr. Nave was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He was owner and operator of ABC Business Forms, Inc. of Bristol and part owner of Copy Copy LLC of Kingsport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cromwell and Montra Nave; and a brother, Alvin Nave. Mr. Nave was a member of the Bristol Elks Lodge 232 with 39 years of service. During this service he had served in all offices, having been exalted ruler four times. Mr. Nave was State Elk of the Year in 1995, as well as being District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler in 1995. Mr. Nave was the state president of the Tennessee Elks Association for the Year 1999-2000. Mr. Nave was a member of Fellowship Chapel Church, past president of both the Bristol Pee-Wee and Midget Football League and the Bristol Pony League. He was also a past member of the Bristol Host Lions Club. Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years, Betty Jo Nave; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Steven and Sandra Nave of Winston-Salem, NC, and Jimmy and Becky Nave of Bristol, Va.; four sisters, Carol Nave of Hagerstown, Md., Jay Conner of Bel Air, Md., Anna Hale of Tiny Town, Md., and Pauline Dawson of Cambridge, Md.; and three brothers, Jim Nave of Lavale, Md., Clyde Nave of Baltimore, Md., and Tommy Nave of Grafton, Ohio. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Sean, Brandon, Briana, Steven, Kelsey and Baylee Nave; and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are special friends, Arthur and Ruth Hagaman and David and Angelica Singleton. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lester MacKinnon officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery with military graveside rites being conducted by Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. Pallbearers will be Eddie Allison, Arthur Hagaman, Mickie Garrett, George Beard, Price Harr, Albert Melvin, David Singleton and Alex Todt. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bristol Elks Lodge 232, members of the Virginia High School athletic coaching staff and employees of ABC Business Forms, Inc. of Bristol. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2001, at Akard Funeral Home with an Elks Memorial Service being conducted at 7:30 p.m. Thursday by the Bristol Elks Lodge 232. E-mail condolences may be sent to the Nave Family at akardfh\N chartertn.net. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Nave. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

NAVE, JOSEPH R. Funeral services for Joseph (Joe) R. Nave will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lester MacKinnon officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery with military graveside rites being conducted by Patton-Crosswhite VFW Post 6975. Pallbearers will be Eddie Allison, Arthur Hagaman, Mickie Garrett, George Beard, Price Harr, Albert Melvin, David Singleton and Alex Todt. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Bristol Elks Lodge 232, members of the Virginia High School athletic coaching staff and employees of ABC Business Forms, Inc. of Bristol. E-mail condolences may be sent to the Nave Family at akardfh@chartertn.net. Mr. Nave, 66, of Bristol, Va., died Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at his home. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Nave. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

O’DELL, VIRGINIA F. EDENS Virginia F. Edens O'Dell, 89, formerly of Hickory Tree Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 18, 2001, at NHC of Bristol. Mrs. O'Dell had lived most of her life in the Bristol area and was the daughter of the late William and Gracie Fleenor Edens and the widow of Charles H. O'Dell. She was a member of Central Holston Christian Church, where she had been active in Sunday School, VBS and the Ladies Circle. She was retired from the Sullivan County School System as a cafeteria worker at Emmett School. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Dennis O'Neal; son, Dr. Charles S. O'Dell; granddaughter, Sherri O'Neal; two sisters, Nina Kelsey and Blanche Branson; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Central Holston Christian Church with Minister Ken Kehrer officiating. Burial will follow in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Finley Witcher, George O'Dell, Sam Witcher, Dr. Don Branson, Carl Kelsey Jr., and Wayne Hughes. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Holston Christian Church Building Fund, 261 Sand Bar Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 19, 2001

O’DELL, VIRGINIA E. Funeral services for Virginia E. O'Dell will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Central Holston Christian Church with Minister Ken Kehrer officiating. Burial will follow in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Finley Witcher, George O'Dell, Sam Witcher, Dr. Don Branson, Carl Kelsey Jr., and Wayne Hughes. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Central Holston Christian Church Building Fund, 261 Sand Bar Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. Mrs. O'Dell, 89, formerly of Hickory Tree Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 18, 2001, at NHC of Bristol. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 20, 2001

PALMER, RUBY TAYLOR Ruby Taylor Palmer of Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 10, 2001, in the Wellmont Hospice House. Mrs. Palmer was a native and lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a retired employee of the Raytheon Co. and had attended Rosemont Presbyterian Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Good of Kingsport and Patsy Vaughn of Stone Mountain, Ga.; one son, Ralph Palmer of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, Fred Taylor and Danny Taylor, both of Bristol, Va.; four grandchildren, Amber Good, Laurie Allen, Seth Good and Karen Vaughn; and two special friends, Ann Sharrett and Hazel Willett. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Allen Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Bailey Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at the Akard Funeral Home. Anyone wishing may make memorials to the Rosemont Presbyterian Church, 2400 Broad St., Bristol, TN 37620 or Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Palmer. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

PALMER, RUBY TAYLOR Funeral services for Ruby Taylor Palmer will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Alan Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in the Bailey Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Anyone wishing may make memorials to the Rosemont Presbyterian Church, 2400 Broad St., Bristol, TN 37620 or Wellmont Hospice House, 280 Steele's Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. Mrs. Palmer of Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 10, 2001, in the Wellmont Hospice House. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Palmer. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

PENDERGRASS, MARY H. ABINGDON -- Mrs. Mary H. Pendergrass, 78, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Grace Health Care. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County and of the Freewill Baptist faith. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Resinol and Judy S. Dollar, Abingdon; grandson and wife, Reggie and Elizabeth G. Dollar, Meadowview; granddaughter and husband, Elaine and Hugo Gonzalez, Town Creek, Ala.; great-grandsons, Ivannoel and Pierre Gonzalez, Town Creek; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at noon in Mountain View Methodist Cemetery with the Rev. David Critcher officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Sammy Henry, Buddy Parris, Earl Blackwell, Billy Blackwell, Heagan Winebarger, Jamie Winebarger and J.M. Winebarger. Honorary pallbearers will be Seldon Murray, Hunter Parris, Dave Parris, Luther Parris, Mike Counts, Dr. Emory Robinette and Dr. Pat Wallace. Farris Funeral Service is serving the Pendergrass family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

PENDERGRASS, MARY H. ABINGDON -- Mrs. Mary H. Pendergrass, 78, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Grace Health Care. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County and of the Freewill Baptist faith. Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Resinol and Judy S. Dollar of Abingdon; grandson and wife, Reggie and Elizabeth G. Dollar of Meadowview; granddaughter and husband, Elaine and Hugo Gonzalez of Town Creek, Ala.; great-grandsons, Ivannoel and Pierre Gonzalez, both of Town Creek; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday at noon in Mountain View Methodist Cemetery with the Rev. David Critcher officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Sammy Henry, Buddy Parris, Earl Blackwell, Billy Blackwell, Heagan Winebarger, Jamie Winebarger and J.M. Winebarger. Honorary pallbearers will be Seldon Murray, Hunter Parris, Dave Parris, Luther Parris, Mike Counts, Dr. Emory Robinette and Dr. Pat Wallace. Farris Funeral Service is serving the Pendergrass family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

PERRY, ROSE BELLE BLUFF CITY -- Rose Belle Perry, 97, 328 Perry Rd., died Monday, June 25, 2001, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following an extended illness. A native of Sullivan County, she was the daughter of the late Bill and Sarah Lyons Jones. Mrs. Perry was a homemaker and a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mitchell Perry, April 30, 1972; a son, Jack Perry; three brothers; and three sisters. Survivors include three sons and four daughters-in-law, Darrell and Jean Perry, Blountville, Lawrence and Selma Perry, Conley and Susie Perry and Jean Sams Perry, all of Bluff City; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Reva and Larnce Bare and Mabel and Ronald Estep, all of Bluff City, and Mildred Brittingham, Orlando, Fla.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace with Mr. Ernie Depew, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Bunker Hill Christian Church Trio. Graveside services and interment will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at Jones Cemetery, Bluff City. Everyone will meet at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2001, to go in procession to the cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Honorary pallbearers will be elders and deacons of Bunker Hill Christian Church and a special friend, Connie Cook. Special thanks to the Life Care Center of Elizabethton. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2001, at Tetrick Funeral Home Chapel of Peace or at the residence any time. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to Jones Cemetery Fund, c/o Edward Perry, 875 Bunker Hill Rd., Bluff City, TN 37618. Condolences may be sent to the family via e-mail address tetrick@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home, Riverside Chapel, Elizabethton, 423/542-2232, is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 26, 2001

PHILLIPS, IDA M. TRIVETTE Ida M. Trivette Phillips, 94, of 664 Wyatt Hollow Road, Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 31, 2001, at the Cambridge House. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol, the daughter of the late Warren and Elizabeth Stophel Trivette, and the widow of George A. "Ab" Phillips. Mrs. Phillips was a homemaker and of the Holiness faith. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, James W. "JW" and Doris Phillips; special granddaughter and grandson-in-law, April Dawn and James Lingerfelt; sisters, Gladys Howser and Geneva Borders; brother, Raymond Trivette, all of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 2, 2001, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jess Neal officiating. Burial will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Wyatt Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Saturday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

PHILLIPS, IDA M. TRIVETTE Funeral services for Ida M. Trivette Phillips will be conducted Saturday, June 2, 2001, in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jess Neal officiating. Burial will be Sunday at 2 p.m. in Wyatt Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Saturday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Phillips, 94, of 664 Wyatt Hollow Road, Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Cambridge House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

PRITCHETT, JEWEL HORTON Jewel Horton Pritchett, 83, of Bristol, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late Lorenza D. and Lilly Rivers Horton and lived in Mississippi all her life until moving to Bristol 51/2 years ago. She was a member of the former Arcola Baptist Church of Arcola, Miss. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Joe (Annette) Macione of Bristol, Tenn.; a granddaughter, Kimberly Macione Caldwell of Roanoke; a grandson, Kyle P. Macione of Abingdon; four great-grandchildren, Robert Macione, Alexandra Macione, Jane-Anna Caldwell and Lilly Caldwell. The funeral service will be conducted at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Dr. Greg Jordan officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 207 N. Boone St., Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604, or to a favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to ocookfh@prefered.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Pritchett have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

PRITCHETT, JEWEL HORTON Jewel Horton Pritchett, 83, of Bristol, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a daughter of the late Lorenza D. and Lilly Rivers Horton and lived in Mississippi all her life until moving to Bristol 51//2 years ago. She was a member of the former Arcola Baptist Church of Arcola, Miss. Survivors include her daughter, Mrs. Joe (Annette) Macione of Bristol, Tenn.; her father, Robert Milton Pritchett of Bristol; a granddaughter, Kimberly Macione Caldwell of Roanoke; a grandson, Kyle P. Macione of Abingdon; four great-grandchildren, Robert Macione, Alexandra Macione, Jane-Anna Caldwell and Lilly Caldwell. The funeral service will be conducted at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Chapel of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with Dr. Greg Jordan officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association, 207 N. Boone St., Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604, or to a favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to ocookfh\Nprefered.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Pritchett have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

QUEALE, JESSIE HARMAN Jessie Harman Queale, 89, of Lee Garden Apartments, Bristol, Va., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. Born in Russell County, she was a daughter of the late W. D. and Margaret Taylor Harman. She was a member of Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church in Bristol. She was the widow of William Queale. She was preceded in death by one brother, W. D. Harman Jr.; and three sisters, Gay Harman, Pansy Fleenor and Thelma Harman. Surviving are three nieces, Linda Santiago, Horn Lake, Miss., Judy Sanders, Abingdon and Jo Ann Wright, Cleveland, Va.; also four great-nieces; and two great-nephews. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon with the Rev. Darrell Harmon officiating. Those attending are requested to meet at the cemetery. Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mrs. Queale.. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

QUEALE, JESSIE HARMAN Graveside services for Jessie Harman Queale will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Russell Memorial Cemetery in Lebanon with the Rev. Darrell Harmon officiating. Those attending are requested to meet at the cemetery. Mrs. Queale, 89, of Lee Garden Apartments, Bristol, Va., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at her home. Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mrs. Queale. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

RAINERO, AMY LYNN NEW ORLEANS, LA. -- Amy Lynn Rainero, 31, died Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Bristol. She was born in Bristol, Tenn., a daughter of Jan Horner Rainero and Leno Rainero Jr. of Bristol, Va. She was a graduate of Sullins Academy, Bristol Virginia High School and Salem College and attended Pendland School of the Arts in Pendland, NC She had been accepted to the School of Dentistry at LSU and was scheduled to begin classes in July. In addition to her parents, Amy is survived by a sister, Whitney Ann Rainero of Charleston, SC; a brother, Leno Rainero III of Bristol, Va.; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. R.C. Horner Jr. of Bristol, Va.; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service will be conducted 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with Rev. Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller IV officiating. The committal service and entombment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Rainero, John Rainero, Hank Rainero, Mitch Rainero, Stevan Rainero Jr., Brent Horner, Cary Horner and Chris Horner II. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Tuesday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Sullins Academy, William King Regional Art Center, Salem College Science Department and Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@ funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Miss Rainero have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 19, 2001

RAINERO, AMY LYNN NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The funeral service for Amy Lynn Rainero will be conducted 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with Rev. Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller IV officiating. The committal service and entombment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Rainero, John Rainero, Hank Rainero, Mitch Rainero, Stevan Rainero Jr., Brent Horner, Cary Horner and Chris Horner II. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Sullins Academy, William King Regional Art Center, Salem College Science Department and Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@ funeral-plans.com. Miss Rainero, 31, died Sunday, June 17, 2001, in Bristol. Arrangements especially for Miss Rainero have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 20, 2001

ROGERS, PAUL E. The funeral service for Paul E. Rogers will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Rhymer, David Holt, Harless Rice, Freddy Rogers Jr., Mark Casey and Chris Casey. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Casey, Ken Helton, Jimmy Salyer, Jimmy Salyer Jr., Terry Rutherford, Jimmy Price, Kenny Cox and Joseph Miller. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Weaver Funeral Home. Mr. Rogers, 55, of Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a native of Abingdon and had made his home in Bristol most of his life. He was a son of Eula Price Rogers and the late George Rogers. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include six sisters: Dot Caudill, Wilma Casey, Vicky "Janie" Salyer and Lillian Helton, all of Bristol, Tenn., and Faye Potter and Linda Ruth Butler, both of Albany, Ga.; five brothers, Carl Price, of Hildenbran, NC, Ray "Pete" Rogers, Bobby Rogers, Freddy Rogers and Ricky Rogers, all of Bristol, Tenn.; several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles including a special uncle, Bill Price; and a very special friend, Betty Edwards. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 27, 2001

ROGERS, PAUL E. The funeral service for Paul E. Rogers will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Rhymer, David Holt, Harless Rice, Freddy Rogers Jr., Mark Casey and Chris Casey. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Casey, Ken Helton, Jimmy Salyer, Jimmy Salyer Jr., Terry Rutherford, Jimmy Price, Kenny Cox and Joseph Miller. Mr. Rogers, 55, of Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 25, 2001, at Johnson City Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

RUST, CLAUDE S. Mr. Claude S. Rust, 87, of Bristol, Va., died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Va., and of the Baptist faith. He was the son of the late Daniel and Rachel Rust and preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Lee Necessary. He is survived by his wife, Edna L. Rust; two sons, George D. Rust, Abingdon and Claude J. Rust, Abingdon; nine daughters, Ruth Ladd, Greenville, Miss., Elizabeth Roberts, Bonnie Pippin and Marcene Robinette, all of Bristol, Va., Irene Childress, Geneva Graybeal, Margaret Casey and Brenda Johnson, all of Abingdon, and Mary Catherine Kennedy, Alvarado, Va.; stepchildren, Ilene Allison, Hansonville, Va., Margaret Rice, Providence, NC, and Franklin Goodson, Virginia Beach, Va.; 33 grandchildren including a special granddaughter, Karen (Diddle) Smith of Kingston, Texas; several great-grandchildren including a special great-grandson, Isaac Roberts of Bristol, Va.; and several great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 2, 2001, at 11 a.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Walter Statzer officiating. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home or any time at the home of Bonnie Pippin. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home by 10:40 a.m. for a procession to the cemetery. The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. James Schrenker, Mary Skeen, RN and Wellmont Hospice for the kindness shown them during Claude's illness. Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Rust. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

RUST, CLAUDE S. A graveside service for Mr. Claude S. Rust will be held Saturday, June 2, 2001, at 11 a.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Walter Statzer officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home by 10:40 a.m. for a procession to the cemetery. Mr. Rust, 87, of Bristol, Va., died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at his home. Farris Funeral Service is serving the family of Mr. Rust. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

RUTHERFORD, JAMES HAROLD James Harold Rutherford, 82, Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 4, 2001, in Wellmont Hospice House. He was a native of Sullivan County, son of the late Ben and Effie Miller Rutherford, and a member and former officer of Cold Spring Presbyterian Church. He was a farmer and a member of South Holston Ruritan Club. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha E. Rutherford; brothers, Virgil Rutherford and Woodrow Rutherford; and sisters, Pauline Wright and Dorothy Lowry. Survivors include his brothers and sister-in-law, Leo and Aileen Rutherford, Bristol, Tenn., and Hugh Rutherford, Bristol, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Beryle Rutherford, Knoxville; special friend, George Miller Jr.; and special neighbor, Shelby Buskell. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 6 p.m. Wednesday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Errol Rohr officiating, assisted by Dr. Andrew Spence and Rev. Floyd Nelson. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lawrence Christain, Clay Nelson, Robert Nelson, Robert Price, Ed Miller, James "Little Jim" Rutherford and G. L. McCroskey. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Thomas Jr., Lacy Fritts, elders and deacons of Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, members of Board Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company and members of South Holston Ruritan Club. Special thanks to 4 West Bristol Regional Medical Center nurses, NHC staff and nurses, staff of Wellmont Hospice House, Dr. Donald Quinn, Dr. Catherine Childress and Dr. Helen Bidawid. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Cold Spring Presbyterian Church Building Fund. The family will receive friends following the funeral service in Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

RUTHERFORD, JAMES HAROLD Funeral services for James Harold Rutherford will be conducted 6 p.m. Wednesday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Errol Rohr officiating, assisted by Dr. Andrew Spence and Rev. Floyd Nelson. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lawrence Christain, Clay Nelson, Robert Nelson, Robert Price, Ed Miller, James "Little Jim" Rutherford and G. L. McCroskey. Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Thomas Jr., Lacy Fritts, elders and deacons of Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, members of Board Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company and members of South Holston Ruritan Club. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Cold Spring Presbyterian Church Building Fund. The family will receive friends following the funeral service in Weaver Funeral Home. Mr. Rutherford, 82, Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died Monday, June 4, 2001, in Wellmont Hospice House. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

RUTTER, JUDY CAROL BLUFF CITY -- Judy Carol Rutter, 55, 5000 Bluff City Highway, died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. She was a lifelong resident of Bristol and Bluff City and was a daughter of the late Garnet Wampler Hopkins and Charles Preston Hopkins. She was a certified nursing assistant. She is survived by two daughters, Sherri Pendergrass of Bluff City and Michelle Pope of Kingsport; a son, Ron Miller of Gray, Tenn.; two sisters, Barbara Nance and Ann Simmons, both of Asheboro, N.C.; a brother, Jim Hopkins of Winchester, Va.; six grandchildren, Jennette Bentley, Jeffrey Pendergrass, Brittany Greene, Dustin Greene, Tiffany Greene and Tinisha Greene; and her special friend, Jay Branson. The funeral service will be conducted at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at the graveside in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Rufus Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Pendergrass, Dustin Greene, Brian Pope, Jeffrey Roberts, Gene Miller and Michael Tester. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Friday evening at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Rutter have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

RUTTER, JUCY CAROL BLUFF CITY -- The funeral service for Judy Carol Rutter will be conducted at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at the graveside in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Rufus Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Pendergrass, Dustin Greene, Brian Pope, Jeffrey Roberts, Gene Miller and Michael Tester. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@funeral-plans.com. Mrs. Rutter, 55, 5000 Bluff City Highway, died Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Rutter have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 23, 2001

SANDERS, MERLE VIRGINIA Merle Virginia Sanders, 78, of 136 Sycamore Dr., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Monday, June 11, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. Mrs. Sanders was a native of Wise, Va., and had lived in Bristol most of her life. She was a retired employee of Sears with 12 years of service, a member of Euclid Avenue Baptist Church, the widow of Herbert E. Sanders, and was preceded in death by a son, Les Jan Sanders. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Jerry Ogle, Bluff City; sisters, Mildred Gilley, Bristol, Tenn., and Nancy Simcox, Jonesborough, Tenn., and Lurlie Gross and Lynn Jackson, both of Bristol, Tenn.; grandchildren, Roxanne, Suszanne, Chris, Jennifer, Jessica and Rachel; great-grandchildren, Brooke, Russ and Annelise; and special friend, Willa Goins. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2001, in the Mausoleum Chapel in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Randy Hensley officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Ed Forrester, Jerry Phelps and Dr. Bennett Cowan. Special thanks to the staff of Wellmont Hospice House. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

SANDERS, MERLE VIRGINIA Merle Virginia Sanders, 78, of 136 Sycamore Dr., Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Monday, June 11, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. Mrs. Sanders was a native of Wise, Va., and had lived in Bristol most of her life. She was a retired employee of Sears with 12 years of service, a member of Euclid Avenue Baptist Church, the widow of Herbert E. Sanders, and she was preceded in death by a son, Les Jan Sanders. Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Jerry Ogle, Bluff City; sisters, Mildred Gilley, Bristol, Tenn., Nancy Simcox, Jonesborough, Tenn., Lila Munsey of Norton, and Lurlie Gross and Lynn Jackson, both of Bristol, Tenn.; grandchildren, Roxanne, Suszanne, Chris, Jennifer, Jessica and Rachel; great-grandchildren, Brooke, Russ and Annelise; and special friend, Willa Goins. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2001, in the Mausoleum Chapel in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Randy Hensley officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Ed Forrester, Jerry Phelps and Dr. Bennett Cowan. Special thanks to the staff of Wellmont Hospice House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 13, 2001

SCOTT, JEAN K. SALTVILLE -- A graveside service for Mrs. Jean K. Scott will be conducted Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 2 p.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Rev. Roger O'Quinn officiating. Pallbearers will be Michael Mitchell, Elvis Kennedy, Steve Scott, Jessie Kennedy, Troy Kestner, Steven Kestner, Jerry Mays and Greg Eades. Those attending the service on Saturday are asked to assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. for the procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Mrs. Scott, 71, died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at Johnston Memorial Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County, Va., recently attended the Assembly of God church and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Azel "A" Scott; her father, John Roscoe Kennedy; and a brother, Harry William Kennedy. Survivors include a daughter, Mitzi J. Nechtman, Mesa, Ariz.; her mother, Hester Kennedy, Abingdon; sisters, Audrey Mitchell, Abingdon, Retha Kieth, Abingdon, Mary Ann Warren, Chilhowie, Levonda Alexander, Abingdon, Louise Corbett, Monterey, Va.; granddaughter, Chelsey L. Burkett, Tucson, Ariz., special friend, Virginia Hearld, Abingdon; and several nieces and nephews. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mrs. Jean K. Scott. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

SHELTON, EMMANUEL "MANUEL" CLIFTON Emmanuel "Manuel" Clifton Shelton went to be with the Lord on June 10, 2001, at his home. A resident of Blountville for the past 33 years, he was the retired owner and operator of Shelton Awning and Siding and an avid golfer. As a member of First Baptist Church of Blountville, he participated in many mission trip projects which he thoroughly enjoyed. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country overseas during the Korean conflict. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He taught by example and was devoted to his grandchildren. Born in Marion, Va., the youngest son of the late Thomas Gabe and Ettie Mae Shelton, he was preceded in death by brothers, Carl, Trinkle and Paul Shelton; and sisters, Elsie Stine, Mary White, Bertha Jerrell, Emma Link and Callie Lindsey. Survivors include wife of 49 years, Lily Ann Cornett Shelton; daughters and sons-in-law, Iris and Randall Keller of Blountville, and Christine and Roger Worley of Bristol; sons and daughters-in-law, Dwight and Cindi (Keller) Shelton of Jacksonville, Fla., and Frank and Becky (Slayton) Shelton of Blountville; foster son, Jonathan Ford of Bristol, Tenn.; grandchildren and spouses, U.S. Army Capt. James Clifton and Sherri Keller, Starlett (Keller) and Brandon Little, Petty Officer 3rd Class, U.S. Navy Jared Worley, Blake Worley, Kristy (Keller) and David Osborne, Althea Shelton, Michael Shelton, Beth Shelton, Melissa Slayton, Danise (Slayton) and Jason Elliott and Danny Slayton Jr.; great-grandsons, Owen Osborne and Emmanuel Shelton; one expectant great-grandchild; sister, Texie Hughes of Adwolf, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church Blountville at 8 p.m. Monday with Dr. Clay Austin officiating. The family will receive friends between 6 and 8 p.m. prior to the service. Private interment will be at Glenwood Cemetery. The family suggests that those wishing may make contributions to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 117, Blountville, TN 37617-0117 or to the Gideons. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

SHIPLEY, CHARLES WILLIAM Charles William Shipley, 71, formerly of Bristol, Va., died on June 23, 2001, in Columbia, SC. He was the son of the late William Grover and Mildred Brown Shipley, and preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Lorraine Shipley. He was a retired assistant manager at Gristedes Brothers Grocery Store in Swansea, SC, and a former member of Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Survivors include: daughter, Sylvia Ann Prill of New York, NY, son, Connie Joe Shipley of Newport, Tenn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Prill officiating. Military honors will be presented by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

SHIPLEY, CHARLES WILLIAM Graveside services for Charles William Shipley will be conducted on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Forest Hills Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Prill officiating. Military honors will be presented by the VFW Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. Mr. Shipley, 71, formerly of Bristol, Va., died on June 23, 2001, in Columbia, SC. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 26, 2001

SHIPLEY, PATRICIA ANN BLOUNTVILLE -- Patricia Ann Shipley, 61, of 211 Fairhaven Drive died June 14, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. She was a native of St. Clair, Mich., and the daughter of Annette O'Mara Austin and the late William A. O'Mara Sr. She had retired from the Lexington, Ohio, School System. She had been in the Bristol area since 1997. She was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors include: husband, Robert Shipley; daughter, Michelle Mohring of Greentown, Ind., son, Matthew Shipley of San Antonio, Texas; sisters, Mary Jane Austin, Claribel Himmel and Sharon Callahan; brothers, William "Bill" O'Mara Jr. and Paul O'Mara; two grandchildren, Joel Mohring and Olivia Mohring; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David St. Claire officiating. Interment will follow at Weaver's Cemetery. Pallbearers include family and friends. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

SHIPLEY, PATRICIA ANN BLOUNTVILLE -- Funeral services for Patricia Ann Shipley will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David St. Claire officiating. Interment will follow at Weaver's Cemetery. Pallbearers include family and friends. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3-5 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. Mrs. Shipley, 61, of 211 Fairhaven Drive, died June 14, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

SIBLEY, ANNA L. Anna L. Sibley, 79, of 104 Stafford St., Apt. B5, Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at her residence. Mrs. Sibley was a native and lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a retired employee of the Sullivan County Youth Center and a member of the Charity Baptist Church in Blountville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Sibley; her parents, Andrew M. and Mary E. Teaster; one brother, Earl D. Teaster; and one sister, Margaret E. Teaster. Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Wallen of Bristol, Tenn.; one sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Alvin Johnston of Roanoke, Va.; two grandchildren, Angela Cox of Bristol, Tenn., and Donnie and his wife Beth Cox of Huntsville, Ala.; three great-grandchildren, Steven Cox, Sean Cox and Katharine Cox; two nieces, Charlotte Norman of Bristol, Tenn., and Linda Anderson, Roanoke; and one nephew, Ray Teaster of Colbert, Ga. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in the Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Perry Cleek officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randall Rhea, Loy Faulk, Conway Tester, Ralph Anderson, James Norman and Max Ledford. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen Hanor, Dr. Mark Borsch, Bill Winters and Ted Williams. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2001, at the Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@3wave.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

SIBLEY, ANNA L. Funeral services for Anna L. Sibley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2001, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Perry Cleek officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randall Rhea, Loy Faulk, Conway Tester, Ralph Anderson, James Norman and Max Ledford. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Stephen Hanor, Dr. Mark Borsch, Bill Winters and Ted Williams. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@ 3wave.com. Mrs. Sibley, 79, of 104 Stafford St., Apt. B5, Bristol, Tenn., died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at her residence. Akard Funeral home is serving the family of Mrs. Sibley. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

SMITH, SALLIE KATE BROYLES PINEY FLATS -- Sallie Kate Broyles Smith, 92, 782 Allison Rd., passed from this life Monday, June 11, 2001, at her residence after a brief illness. She was a native and lifelong resident of Sullivan County and a daughter of the late James and Nina Broyles. Mrs. Smith was a graduate of Washington College Academy. She was an active member of Edgefield United Methodist Church, a 50-year member of the United Methodist Women Society and a member of the Senior Citizen's Club. Mrs. Smith was an employee of Allison Greenhouse for many years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and housewife. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eli Smith; three children; one brother; three sisters; and three grandchildren. Survivors include five daughters, Judy Cross, Bluff City, Nina Lewis, Fall Branch, Jane Vance, Chicago, Ill., Zella Hash, Longview, Texas, and Dora Wiley, Melbourne, Fla.; two sons, Bill Smith and Johnny Smith, both of Piney Flats; two sisters, Ina Blevins, Jonesborough, and Ruby Harris, Greeneville; 21 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Edgefield United Methodist Church. Reverend Jack Stevens and Reverend Virgel Booher will officiate. Burial will follow in Edgefield Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Greene, Mike Berry, Alvin Range, Dr. Jeff Farrow, Rev. Mack Houston and Cecil Weaver. Flower bearers will be the women of the church. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and at other times at the residence. Mrs. Smith was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and housewife and, in addition to her family, was survived by many, many friends. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Edgefield United Methodist Church, Memorial Fund, c/o Carrie Melons, 249 Warren Rd., Piney Flats, TN 37686. Arrangements by Morris-Baker, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 13, 2001

STOUT, THELMA NUNN Thelma Nunn Stout, 78, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord unexpectedly at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2001, in the emergency room at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born in Abingdon on Jan. 12, 1923, a daughter of the late Jim and Ollie Nunn, she had resided in this area all of her life. Mrs. Stout had been employed at Bristol Products for the last 25 years. She attended Charity Pentecostal Tabernacle. Mrs. Stout was an avid gospel music fan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Robert Stout Sr.; and by a daughter, Christine Leonard. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, James M "Jimmy" and Irene Nunn and Ernest R. "Junior" and Peggy Stout Jr., all of Bristol, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Randy Nunn, Brad Nunn and Tracie Stout Shumate; one great-granddaughter, Raina Nunn; one brother, John Nunn of Bristol, Tenn.; one nephew, Jerry Nunn; one niece, Charlotte Nunn; and special friend, Ethel Dickenson. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Memories at Glenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy E. Epperson and the Rev. Stan Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Charity Pentecostal Tabernacle, Broad St., Bristol, TN 37620 or Liberty Baptist Church, 112 Walnut Hill Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Friday in the Mausoleum Chapel at Glenwood Cemetery and at other hours at the residence of a son, Junior Stout, 493 Meadow View Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

STOUT, THELMA NUNN Funeral services for Thelma Nunn Stout will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of Memories at Glenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy E. Epperson and the Rev. Stan Anderson will officiate. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to Charity Pentecostal Tabernacle, Broad St., Bristol, TN 37620 or Liberty Baptist Church, 112 Walnut Hill Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Friday in the Mausoleum Chapel at Glenwood Cemetery and at other hours at the residence of a son, Junior Stout, 493 Meadow View Rd., Bristol, TN 37620. Mrs. Stout, 78, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord unexpectedly at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2001, in the emergency room at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

SUMMERS, AVILDA CARVER PETERS Avilda Carver Peters Summers, 94, died Friday, June 1, 2001, at her home in Bristol, Va. She was born in Alexandria, Mo., a daughter of the late Harry and Emma Carver, and had lived in Bristol since attending Virginia Intermont College, from which she was graduated in 1927. She was the widow of Herbert G. Peters Jr. and Jack L. Summers and was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Survivors include her daughter, Avilda Peters Moses of Ojai, Calif.; her son, Herbert G. Peters III of Bristol, Va.; five grandchildren, Cedd Moses of Los Angeles, Andy Moses of New York City, Chandra Peters and Deirdre Peters, both of Los Angeles and Lyle Peters of Johnson City; two great-grandchildren, Maxwell Moses and Caleb Peters. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Avilda Gay Peters; and her dog, Mesha. The family will receive friends beginning at 6 o'clock Monday evening at the Summers home at 544 Greenhill Road, Bristol, Va. The funeral arrangements are incomplete, pending the arrival of family from out of town. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook\Nfuneral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Summers are being made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

SUMMERS, AVILDA CARVER PETERS The funeral service for Avilda Carver Peters Summers will be conducted at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, June 16, 2001, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church with Dr. Paul Hamilton Fuller IV officiating. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the church vestry. Honorary pallbearers will be James F. Newland, Alex Summers, Homer Jones Jr., and John Fleming. The family will receive friends at the Summers home beginning at 5 o'clock Saturday, following the service at the cemetery. Mrs. Summers died Friday, June 1, 2001, at her home in Bristol, Va. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook@ funeral-plans.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Summers have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 14, 2001 2001

TAUSCHER, DAVID M. David M. Tauscher Sr., 80, of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol, a son of the late John Fredrick Tauscher and Pansy Black Tauscher. He attended GMA in Atlanta and King College. He worked for Bristol Steel for 25 years and was the founder and proprietor of Tauscher Roof Deck Co. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Robinson; and a brother, Robert Tauscher. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Derkson Tauscher; two sons, David M. "Marty" Tauscher of Blountville and Randall C. Tauscher of Bristol, Tenn.; two brothers, William (Bill) Tauscher of Bristol, Va., and Douglas Tauscher of North Carolina; four grandchildren, David C. Tauscher, Adam C. Tauscher, Nicole Frazier and Matthew Spriggs; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Frazier and Radley Frazier; and several nieces and nephews. The body of Mr. Tauscher will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements especially for Mr. Tauscher have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Condolences may be e-mailed to ocookfh@preferred.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

TAUSCHER, DAVID M. David M. Tauscher Sr., 80, of Bristol, Tenn., died Friday, June 8, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol, a son of the late John Fredrick Tauscher and Pansy Black Tauscher. He attended GMA in Atlanta and King College. He worked for Bristol Steel for 25 years and was the founder and proprietor of Tauscher Roof Deck Co. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lou Robinson; and a brother, Robert Tauscher. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Derkson Tauscher; two sons, David M. "Marty" Tauscher of Blountville and Randy C. Tauscher of Bristol, Tenn.; two brothers, William (Bill) Tauscher of Bristol, Va., and Douglas Tauscher of North Carolina; four grandchildren, David C. Tauscher, Adam C. Tauscher, Nicole Frazier and Matthew Spriggs; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Frazier and Radley Frazier; and several nieces and nephews. The body of Mr. Tauscher will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements especially for Mr. Tauscher have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Condolences may be e-mailed to oakleycookfh@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 10, 2001

TEASTER, ROBERT W. Robert W. Teaster, 60, of Bristol, Va., died June 2, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Teaster Sr. and mother, Mary Louise Teaster. Survivors: wife, Betty Sue Mongold Teaster; son, Gregory Teaster of North Wilkesboro, N.C.,; daughters, Vicki Wyatt and Becky Eller, both of Bristol; and children, David Mongold, Robert Mongold and Lisa Mongold Blevins, all of North Wilkesboro; 15 grandchildren; sisters, Betty Chapman, Judy Pendergrass, Sue Chafin and Jean Smith; and brothers, Fred, Raymond, Chris, Howard, Carl and Norman. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at noon Monday, June 4, 2001, at Edgefield United Methodist Church Cemetery in Piney Flats with Pastor Jack Stevens and Rev. Bernard Helton officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Pete Harlow, Ronnie Chafin, James Malcolm and Carl Worley. The family will receive friends Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home and at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Teaster, 312 Euclid Ave., Bristol, Va. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Wellmont Hospice House for all the love and care given to Mr. Teaster during his final weeks. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

TEASTER, ROBERT W. Graveside funeral services for Robert W. Teaster will be conducted at noon Monday, June 4, 2001, at Edgefield United Methodist Church Cemetery in Piney Flats with Pastor Jack Stevens and Rev. Bernard Helton officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Pete Harlow, Ronnie Chafin, James Malcolm and Carl Worley. Mr. Teaster, 60, of Bristol, Va., died June 2, 2001, at Wellmont Hospice House. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 4, 2001

TESTER, ULYSSES EMY BLUFF CITY -- The funeral service for Ulysses Erny Tester will be conducted at 8 p.m. Friday in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Barr officiating. The committal service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Weaver Funeral home. Mr. Tester, 92, of 727 Egypt Rd., died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at home. He was a lifelong resident of Sullivan County and a son of the late Milard and Minnie Harmon Tester. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Ruby Smith Tester, and his second wife, Molly Denton Tester. He was the former owner of Tester Construction and an area farmer. He was a member of Bluff City Baptist Church and was loved by all of his family and friends. Survivors include children: Sidney Tester of Bluff City, Ronnie and wife Diane Denton of Blountville, and Peggy and Bill Simons of Bristol; grandchildren, Allen and Robin of Bluff City, Shelia and Bob Gose of Blountville, Jacqui and Lloyd Kelley of Irmo, SC, Rhonda and Stacy Morgan of Maryville, Tenn., Rachel and Brian Bolling of Bristol and Ryne Denton of Blountville; great-grandchildren, Mike and Jennifer Tester of Bluff City, Bobby and Debbie Tester of Bluff City, Kristan Oliver and Rob of Bristol, Regina and James Potter of Bluff City, Abby Morgan of Maryville and Chase Bolling of Bristol; great-great-grandchildren, Sidney Tester, Jerry Potter and Jasmine and Lynsey; one sister, Dare Slagle of Elizabethton; and one brother, M.F. Tester of Boone, NC Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

TESTER, ULYSSES EMY BLUFF CITY -- The committal service for Ulysses Erny Tester will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Hope Cemetery. Mr. Tester, 92, of 727 Egypt Road, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at home. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 30, 2001

THAYER, THOMAS EDWARD ABINGDON -- Mr. Thomas Edward Thayer, 78, died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at Abingdon Manor where he had been a resident since 1996. He was a lifelong resident of Washington County. He faithfully attended the Mountain View United Methodist Church, where he was the former caretaker of the church cemetery. He enjoyed listening to gospel music on his radio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Lola Broyles Thayer. Survivors: two sisters, Hazel Orfield, Meadowview and Ellaree Thayer of the home in the Watauga-Green Spring community; and five brothers, James of Bristol, Tenn., William of Chilhowie at Valley Health Care, Garland of Limestone, Tenn., Donald of Abingdon and David Kyle of Hopewell, Va. The funeral service will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. in Mountain View Untied Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Gentry officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund at Mountain View United Methodist Church or to the charity of choice. Farris Funeral Service is serving the Thayer family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 28, 2001

THOMAS, CATHY ANN SEYMOUR, Tenn. -- Cathy Ann Cannon Thomas, 50, died on June 19, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was a member of Meridian Baptist Church. She was a 1969 graduate of Bristol Tennessee High School and a 1973 graduate of East Tennessee Baptist Hospital School of Nursing She had worked in various places in the hospital for 28 years and was house supervisor prior to her medical retirement in July of 2000. Over the years, she had won several awards: Employee of the Month, Several Magic Moments, Envision and, most recently, The Prism Award. She helped advertise for the hospital that she lovingly called "The Big B." She always had a smile, hug and candy in her pocket or comforting words for patients, families and staff. One of her things was to wear "Dorothy's Red Shoes." This was one way that she witnessed to others in their time of need of her walk in Christ. She is survived by her parents, Charles and Marie Cannon; sister, Joan Hartley; two nephews, Eric Hartley and wife Jennifer and Chris Hartley, all of Bristol, Tenn.; special friend, Mike Suttles of Sevierville, Tenn.; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. She leaves three beloved pets, Rosemary, Socks and Smudge. Family will receive friends Thursday 6 to 8 p.m. at Meridian Baptist Church, 6513 Chapman Highway, Knoxville. The funeral service wil be Thursday at 8 p.m. in Meridian Baptist Church with Rev. Dana Fachman officiating. Interment will be Friday at 11 a.m. in Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, with Rev. Steve Playl officiating. Memorials may be made to Baptist Hospice, c/o Dr. James Worden, 137 Blount Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920 or American Cancer Society. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

THOMPSON, MAUDE EMMA DOANE Maude Emma Doane Thompson, 71, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Bristol Nursing Home. She was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area, a daughter of the late Eugene C. and Edith Pet Akard Doane, and a graduate of Blountville High School. She was a member of Wheelers United Methodist Church and attended Shakesville Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Buntings Drug Store and Bob's Confectionery and was the widow of Thomas William "Bill" Thompson. She is survived by a daughter, Catherine Alice "Cathy" Cook and her husband, Ronald R. "Sam" Cook, of Bristol, Va.; a son, Kenny Edward Thompson and his wife, Deanna G. Thompson, of Bristol, Tenn.; four sisters, Polly Wagner and her husband, Harold, of Blountville, Betty McCray and her husband, John, of Greenwood, SC, Edith Faulkner and her husband, Roscoe, of Abingdon and Patsy Baker and her husband, Ray, of Blountville; two brothers, Walter G. Doane and his wife, Peggy, of Bristol, Tenn., and Eugene Cassidy Doane Jr. and his wife, Edith Marie, of Blountville; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening in Blevins Funeral Home Chapel with Wayne Lambert, minister, officiating. The committal service and burial will be at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Sammy Doane, Glenn Doane, Alan Doane, Steve Baker, Mark Dollar and Tom Cook. Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Cook, Junior Royal, Kenneth Smith, David Hicks, Joe Faulkner and John Hoffman. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 Wednesday evening at Blevins Funeral Home. Arrangements especially for Mrs. Thompson have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family at blevins@funeral-plans.com. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 20012001

TRINKLE, BOBBY G. Bobby G. Trinkle, 63, 380 Midway Dr., Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and the son of the late Bill and Emma Sorah Trinkle. He was a former employee of Bristol Metals and Edgemont Wrecker Service, a member of Bible Way Church and a 27-year member of the AA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Berdie Shepperd Trinkle. Survivors include three sisters, Gladys Booher, Juanita Felty and Frances Akers; two brothers, Harold Worley and Herb Trinkle; and several nieces and nephews, including nephew Jimmy Worley, who made his home with Bobby. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Rouse and Rev. David Charlton officiating. Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Susong Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eddie Booher, Ken Rupe, Eddie Fritts, Freddie Booher, Ralph Jones and Bill Hightower. Honorary pallbearers are Mile Tennant, Jim Moore and Jilly Worley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Weaver Funeral Home and other times at the home of a sister, Gladys Booher, 618 Buckner St., Bristol, Va. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 5, 2001

TRINKLE, BOBBY G. Funeral services for Bobby G. Trinkle will be conducted Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Rouse and Rev. David Charlton officiating. Burial will be Thursday at 11 a.m. in Susong Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eddie Booher, Ken Rupe, Eddie Fritts, Freddie Booher, Ralph Jones and Bill Hightower. Honorary pallbearers are Mile Tennant, Jim Moore and Jilly Worley. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Weaver Funeral Home and other times at the home of a sister, Gladys Booher, 618 Buckner St., Bristol, Va. Mr. Trinkle, 63, 380 Midway Dr., Bristol, Tenn., died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at his home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 6, 2001

TUPPER, CHARLES ERNEST KINGSPORT -- Charles Ernest (Charlie) Tupper, 67, of 2112 Eastwood Ave. went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 1, 2001, after a period of declining health. Charlie was born in Clinton, Tenn., Jan. 28, 1934, a son of the late Hugh and Emma Jackson Tupper, and was preceded in death by his nephew, James Tupper. He was retired from Pet Dairy; he was a veteran, serving with the U.S. Army, a graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tenn., and a graduate of East Tennessee State University. He was a member of Appalachian Express Chorus and Mountain View United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Bright Tupper of the home; two sons and daughter-in-law, Bob Tupper and wife, Nikki, and Todd Tupper, all of Kingsport; two grandchildren, Josh Tupper and Christina Tupper, both of Church Hill, Tenn.; two step-grandchildren, Jessica and Katie Ann; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas F. Tupper and wife, Lula, of Clinton, Tenn. Calling hours will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Monday at Mountain View United Methodist Church with the Reverend Brian Taylor officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mountain View United Methodist Church. Mr. Tupper will be taken to the church one hour before service. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Peace. Pallbearers will be members of the Appalachian Express Chorus. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to the Mountain View Untied Methodist Choir, 4405 Orebank Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. E-mail condolence to E1funeralHome\NNet Zero.Net. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Tupper family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

TUPPER, CHARLES ERNEST KINGSPORT -- Funeral services for Charles Ernest (Charlie) Tupper will be 4 p.m. Monday at Mountain View United Methodist Church with the Reverend Brian Taylor officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mountain View United Methodist Church. Mr. Tupper will be taken to the church one hour before service. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park in the Garden of Peace. Pallbearers will be members of the Appalachian Express Chorus. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be given to the Mountain View United Methodist Choir, 4405 Orebank Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. E-mail condolences should be sent to E1funeralHome\NNet Zero.Net. Mr. Tupper, 67, of 2112 Eastwood Ave. went to be with the Lord, Friday, June 1, 2001, after a period of declining health. East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Tupper family. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 4, 2001

TURNER, FRED MARSHALL Mr. Fred Marshall Turner, 65, of 6012 Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died June 6, 2001, unexpectedly at his home. Mr. Turner was a native of Gary, W.Va. He received his B. S. from E.T.S.U. in business and economics. He moved to the Bristol area around 1960 to work with Bennett and Edwards Insurance Company. Shortly thereafter, he bought the Bristol office and renamed it Gibson and Turner Insurance Company. Since 1990, he has been associated with Diversified Insurance Managers. Mr. Turner had been in the insurance business for 41 years. He was a past chairman of the Bristol Tennessee Housing Authority, past chairman of the Community Development of Bristol, Tenn., and was a past Board Member of the Country Club of Bristol. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Bristol. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Edna Mae Turner; one daughter, Melissa Turner McMackin and son-in-law, Joel McMackin, Gray, Tenn.; one son, Fred Marshall Turner II and daughter-in-law, Terri Turner, Alpharetta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Fred Marshall Turner III and Allie Turner. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. June 9, 2001, at the Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gordon Turnbull officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Ted Testerman, Hugh Testerman, Harry VanDyke, Ray Phillips, Fred Godsey, Larry Richardson, Tim Bales and Ted Woods. Honorary pallbearers will include J.W. Clifton, Frank Slaughter, Robert Rouse, O.W. Rouse, J. Bill Rouse, Ronald Grubbs, Jerry Booher, George Williams, Elmer Bare and all his other friends. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2001, at the Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Turner. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 7, 2001

TURNER, FRED MARSHALL Mr. Fred Marshall Turner, 65, of 6012 Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died June 6, 2001, unexpectedly at his home. Mr. Turner was a native of Gary, W.Va. He received his B.S. from ETSU in business and economics. He moved to the Bristol area around 1960 to work with Bennett and Edwards Insurance Company. Shortly thereafter, he bought the Bristol office and renamed it Gibson and Turner Insurance Company. Since 1990, he has been associated with Diversified Insurance Managers. Mr. Turner had been in the insurance business for 41 years. He was a past chairman of the Bristol Tennessee Housing Authority, past chairman of the Community Development of Bristol, Tenn., and was a past board member of the Country Club of Bristol. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Bristol. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Edna Mae Turner; one daughter, Melissa Turner McMackin and son-in-law, Joel McMackin, Gray, Tenn.; one son, Fred Marshall Turner II and daughter-in-law, Terri Turner, Alpharetta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Fred Marshall Turner III and Allie Turner. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. June 9, 2001, at the Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gordon Turnbull officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Ted Testerman, Hugh Testerman, Harvey VanDyke, Ray Phillips, Fred Godsey, Larry Richardson, Tim Bales and Ted Woods. Honorary pallbearers will include J.W. Clifton, Frank Slaughter, Robert Rouse, O.W. Rouse, J. Bill Rouse, Ronald Grubbs, Jerry Booher, George Williams, Elmer Bare and all his other friends. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2001, at the Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family akardfh@3wave.com. Those desiring may make memorials to the First Presbyterian Church, 701 Florida Ave., Bristol, TN 37620 or the Cystic Fibrosis Association, 354 Oakmont Ave., Abingdon, VA 24210. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Turner. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 8, 2001

TURNER, FRED MARSHALL Funeral services for Mr. Fred Marshall Turner will be conducted 11 a.m. June 9, 2001, at Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Gordon Turnbull officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Ted Testerman, Hugh Testerman, Harvey VanDyke, Ray Phillips, Fred Godsey, Larry Richardson, Tim Bales and Ted Woods. Honorary pallbearers will include J.W. Clifton, Frank Slaughter, Robert Rouse, O.W. Rouse, J. Bill Rouse, Ronald Grubbs, Jerry Booher, George Williams, Elmer Bare and all his other friends. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family akardfh@3wave.com. Those desiring may make memorials to First Presbyterian Church, 701 Florida Ave., Bristol, TN 37620 or the Cystic Fibrosis Association, 354 Oakmont Ave., Abingdon, VA 24210.Mr. Turner, 65, of 6012 Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, Tenn., died June 6, 2001, unexpectedly at home. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Turner. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

VANCE, BLANCH BURKS HIXSON, Tenn. -- Blanch Burks Vance, 84, of 5401 Longview Drive died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Memorial North Park Hospital, Hixson. She was the daughter of the late Steve and Lula Erin Burks. Survivors include her husband, Joe R. Vance of Hixson; son, Roman P. Ferrell of Red Bank, Tenn.; stepdaughter, Brenda Faye Vance of Clearwater, Fla.; stepsons, Billy Joe Vance of Andover, Ohio, and Allen W. Vance of Elyria, Ohio; sister, Dorothy Blackburn of Cleveland, Ohio; and brother, Clifford Burks of River Rouge, Mich. Also surviving are five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Doyle Thrasher officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday in Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 17, 2001

VANCE, BLANCH B. HIXSON, Tenn. -- Graveside services for Blanch B. Vance will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday in Glenwood Cemetery with Rev. Doyle Thrasher officiating. Mrs. Vance, 84, of 5401 Longview Drive, died Friday, June 15, 2001, in Memorial North Park Hospital, Hixson. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 18, 2001

VANCE, FRANKIE LYNN Frankie Lynn Vance, 47, of 1900 Southside Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Bristol and the son of Margaret McGarry Vance and the late R.C. Vance. He had been employed in radiology at Bristol Regional Medical Center and was a member of Beaver View Baptist Church. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include two sisters, Pam Vance Craig and Cindy Vance Wilson and her husband, Gary Wilson, all of Bristol, Tenn.; two nephews; and one great-nephew. The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Roy Yelton and the Rev. Dennis Burnette officiating. The committal service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Sluder, Jack Sharrett, Gary Vance, Eddie Stout, Junior Stout and Ricky Trivette. The family will receive friends at Weaver Funeral Home following the funeral service and any time at the home of his sister, Pam, 812 Santa Fe Dr., Bristol, Tenn. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 21, 2001

VANCE, FRANKIE LYNN The committal service for Frankie Lynn Vance will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jim Sluder, Jack Sharrett, Gary Vance, Eddie Stout, Junior Stout and Ricky Trivette. Mr. Vance, 47, of 1900 Southside Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 22, 2001

VEST, ALLIE FAIR Mrs. Allie Fair Vest, 86, of Bristol, Va., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at the home of her niece, Mrs. Nellie Scott. She was a native of Saltville and the widow of Hugh Vest. She was a member of the Schuyler Baptist Church, Nelson County, Va. Survivors include a brother, George Poston, Glade Spring; sisters, Sarah Cunningham, Mockville, Tenn., and Lockie Bordwine, Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be conducted Friday, June 15, 2001, at 7 p.m. in the Farris Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kenneth Widner officiating. A graveside service will be conducted Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 3 p.m. in the Rock Spring Cemetery in Nelson County. The family will receive friends following the service in the funeral home on Friday evening. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mrs. Allie F. West. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 15, 2001

VEST, ALLIE FAIR A graveside service for Mrs. Allie Fair Vest will be conducted Saturday, June 16, 2001, at 3 p.m. in Rock Spring Cemetery in Nelson County. Mrs. Vest, 86, of Bristol, Va., died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at the home of her niece, Mrs. Nellie Scott. She was a native of Saltville and the widow of Hugh Vest. She was a member of Schuyler Baptist Church, Nelson County, Va. Survivors include a brother, George Poston of Glade Spring; sisters, Sarah Cunningham of Blountville, Tenn., and Lockie Bordwine of Lebanon; and several nieces and nephews. Farris Funeral Service, Abingdon, is serving the family of Mrs. Allie F. Vest. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 16, 2001

VESTAL, HARRY JUNIOR Harry Junior Vestal, 33, of 1616 Georgia Ave., Bristol, Tenn., died Wednesday, June 27,. 2001, in Bristol Regional Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. Monday at Weaver Funeral Home and at other times at the home. Complete arrangements will be announced by Weaver Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

WEBB, NORMAN EUGENE "MIKE" Norman Eugene "Mike" Webb, 73, 118 Timberbrook, Bristol, Va., died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at his home. He was born in Pennsylvania, a son of the late Harry and Jessie Somers Webb, and had lived in Bristol for 35 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked for Martin-Marietta for 13 years and retired from Sperry-Univac after 19 years of service there. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church and attended Victory Baptist Church. Survivors include his son, Michael Webb of Bristol, Va.; a daughter, Marjorie Northrup of Leesburg, Va.; a sister, Elizabeth Thompson of Shrewsbury, Pa.; three grandchildren, Jenny Webb, Michelle Webb and Ellen Northrup. He was preceded in death by his wife, Malloy McDonald Webb. The funeral service will be conducted at 6 o'clock Tuesday evening in the Blevins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wilton Wood officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be in Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Bristol Heart Association. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to blevins@funeral-plans.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Webb have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 11, 2001

WEBB, NORMAN EUGENE "MIKE" The funeral service for Norman Eugene "Mike" Webb will be conducted at 6 o'clock Tuesday evening in Blevins Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wilton Wood officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be in Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Bristol Heart Association. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to blevins@funeral-plans.com. Mr. Webb, 73, 118 Timberbrook, Bristol, Va., died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at his home. Arrangements especially for Mr. Webb have been made through Blevins Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 12, 2001

WHITE, GLADYS MASTER Gladys Master White, 80, died Wednesday, June 6th, at Wellmont Hospice House after a brief illness. She was a native of Unicoi County and had lived in Bristol since 1950. Survivors include one son, William Lee White; one daughter-in-law, Vicki Lynn White; and one granddaughter, Kasey Nevada White, all of Bristol; also two brothers, Jack Masters and Rev. Ted Masters, both of Erwin; and one sister, Betty J. Hensley, of Johnson City. The family will receive friends at Weaver Funeral Home Friday, June 8th, from 6 to 8 p.m. and she will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, Va., Saturday at 11 a.m. Reverend Thurman Chapman and Reverend Ted Masters will officiate. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 8, 2001

WHITE, GLADYS MASTERS Gladys Masters White will be laid to rest at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, Va., Saturday at 11 a.m. Reverend Thurman Chapman and Reverend Ted Masters will officiate. Mrs. White, 80, died Wednesday, June 6, at Wellmont Hospice House after a brief illness. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 9, 2001

WHITE, MARJORIE SIMPSON Marjorie Simpson White, 82, died May 31, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Mrs. White was a lifelong resident of Bristol. She studied art and design as well as piano at Sullins College and taught art classes afterward. During World War II, she worked at Enterprise. She was a member of Border Guild and later the Junior League of Bristol. She was also a member of State Street United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, C. Henry White; her daughter, Candace White Worrell; her son-in-law, Jim Worrell; and two grandchildren, Cicley Worrell of Charlotte, NC, and Henry Denton Worrell of Charlottesville, Va. Mrs. White was preceded in death by her parents, Corinne King Simpson and V. Kerdolf Simpson. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Shelby Hills Cemetery with Pastor Fred Dearing officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Akard Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the American Lung Association or to your favorite charity. E-mail condolences may be sent to akardfh@3wave.com. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Marjorie Simpson White. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 1, 2001

WHITE, MARJORIE SIMPSON Graveside services for Marjorie Simpson White will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 2, 2001, at Shelby Hills Cemetery with Pastor Fred Dearing officiating. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the American Lung Association or to your favorite charity. Mrs. White, 82, died May 31, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center after a long illness. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Marjorie Simpson White. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 2, 2001

WILLIAMS, EULA N. Eula N. Williams of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 22, 2001, in Greystone Health Care. She was born in Colleton, SC, the daughter of the late Homer L. and Geneva Bunch Williams. A graduate of Tusculum College and a resident of Greeneville, Tenn., she later moved to Washington, DC, where she worked for Lansburgh's Department Store. She had been a resident of Bristol since 1975. Survivors include one brother, Robert J. Williams and wife Betty of Bristol, Va. Also surviving are one niece, Teresa Klepper of Kingsport; one nephew, Robert R. Williams, West Palm Beach, Fla.; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; and four great-great-nephews. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2001, in Mountain View Mausoleum Chapel. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2001, at Akard Funeral Home. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akardfh@chartertn.net. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Eula Williams. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 24, 2001

WILLIAMS, EULA N. Funeral services for Eula N. Williams will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2001, in Mountain View Mausoleum Chapel. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. E-mail condolences for the family may be sent to akardfh@chartertn.net. Miss Williams of Bristol, Va., died Friday, June 22, 2001, in Greystone Health Care. Akard Funeral Home is serving the family of Eula Williams. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

WILLIAMS, GEORGE EDWARD BLUFF CITY -- George Edward Williams, 72, of 225 Woodland Dr., died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a member of the Bluff City United Methodist Church and a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran. Mr. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, the late Raymond and Leone Johnson Williams; one brother, Charles Williams; and one sister, Barbara Dusette. Survivors include his wife, Joan Williams of the home; one daughter and son-in-law, Laura Williams and Chriss Roberts of South Lyon, Mich.; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Carolina Williams of Hong Kong, China; two grandchildren, Sara and John Williams of Hong Kong; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Bill Evans of Danville, Ind., and Peggy and Joe Solms of Colorado Springs, Colo.; five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Bob and Nancy Williams of Greenfield, Ind., James and Laurie Williams of Corpus Christi, Texas, John and Mary Williams of Cleveland, Tenn., Dick and Connie Williams of Loomis, Calif., and Henry Williams of Cumming, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday from the chapel of Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel with Dr. Terril Littrell and Rev. Karen Albers officiating. Entombment services will follow in the Glenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. Active pallbearers will be: Tom Jarrell, Ken Garland, James Jones, Charles Cowan, Mike Miller and Page McClelland. Military honors will be accorded by VFW Honor Guard and Patton-Crosswhite Post 6975. The family will receive friends Friday, June 29, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home chapel or other times at the residence. To those who desire, donations may be made to Bluff City United Methodist Church, Bristol Cancer Association or Thomas Memorial Library. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail at bluffcity@funeral-plans.com. Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 29, 2001

WILSON, ROBERT LEE "BOB" Funeral services for Robert Lee (Bob) Wilson will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Howard Campbell and Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday evening at Weaver Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Claude Harless Jr., Fred Bowers, Virgil Owens, Bill Jackson, Bob Osborne, Lester Garland, Mike Braswell and Tom Peters. Honorary pallbearers: Rick Statzer, Earl R. Statzer, James W. Osborne, Claude Harless Sr., Fleet Garland, Hugh Rogers, Jerry Miller, Terry Kyte, Jerry Waddell, Robert Owens, T.J. Owens, Jerry Rogers, Stanley Hillard, Chris Knupp and all employees of Smith Transfer. Mr. Wilson, 69, of 206 Wallace Lane, Bristol, Tenn., passed away Friday, June 22, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Butler, Tenn. (Johnson County), and lived in Bristol most of his life. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Cameron Wilson and Emma Geneva Church Wilson. Mr. Wilson retired from Smiths Transfer Company and was a member of the Teamsters Local 549. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Nancy Osborne Wilson, Bristol, Tenn.; two sons, Ray Charles Wilson and fiancee Janet Barker, Bristol, Va., and Christopher Lee Wilson and wife Mary, Bristol, Tenn.; two sisters, Margaret Jackson, Bristol, Tenn., and Lucy Garland, Shady Valley, Tenn.; three brothers, Ray Wilson, Bristol, Tenn., Howard Wilson, Johnson City, Tenn., and James Wilson of Tennessee; two granddaughters, Amanda Wilson and Rachael Wilson, both of Bristol, Tenn.; one grandson, Peyton Lee Wilson, Bristol, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Wilson was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Wilson Buckland; and two brothers, Lawrence Wilson and Kenneth Wilson. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 24, 2001

WILSON, ROBERT LEE "BOB" Funeral services for Robert Lee (Bob) Wilson will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. in Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Howard Campbell and Rev. Gary Rowlette officiating. Burial will follow in Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be: Claude Harless Jr., Fred Bowers, Virgil Owens, Bill Jackson, Bob Osborne, Lester Garland, Mike Braswell and Tom Peters. Honorary pallbearers: Rick Statzer, Earl R. Statzer, James W. Osborne, Claude Harless Sr., Fleet Garland, Hugh Rogers, Jerry Miller, Terry Kyte, Jerry Waddell, Robert Owens, T.J. Owens, Jerry Rogers, Stanley Hillard, Chris Knupp and all employees of Smith Transfer. Mr. Wilson, 69, of 206 Wallace Lane, Bristol, Tenn., passed away Friday, June 22, 2001, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Weaver Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 25, 2001

WRIGHT, JAMES "Jimmy" PERRY BUMPASS, Va. -- James "Jimmy" Perry Wright (Rice), 17, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He was born in Radford, Va., and had lived in North Carolina until moving to Bumpass in November of 2000. He was a student at Patrick Henry High School in Ashland, Va. Survivors include his parents, Anna Rice Wright and James Wright of Bumpass; his sister, Erin Wright of Bumpass; his maternal grandmother, Mary Bowen Rice of Bristol, Tenn.; his paternal grandparents, Stuart and Elsie Jane Wright of Woodstown, NJ; three aunts, Terry Rice Moody of Orange, Va., Cindy Rice Weatherly of Blountville and Kathy Hoover of Dublin, Ohio; three uncles, Joe Wright of Cairns, Australia, Dan Moody of Orange and Alan Hoover of Dublin; and 10 cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Perry R. Rice; and an uncle, Eric Weatherly. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 o'clock Monday morning at the graveside in Sunrise Cemetery with Rev. Richard Hale officiating. Pallbearers will be friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jimmy Wright's name may be made to "Beginning Program" of Hanover County, Va., and mailed to Hanover County Community Services Board, Attn: Susan B. Robertson, LPC, 8157 Old Cavalry Dr. Suite 102, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, telephone (804) 730-2018, Fax (804) 730-4912. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Sunday at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. Arrangements especially for Jimmy Wright have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 3, 2001

WRIGHT, JIMMY PERRY BUMPASS, Va. -- The funeral service for James "Jimmy" Perry Wright (Rice) will be conducted at 11 o'clock Monday morning at the graveside in Sunrise Cemetery with Rev. Gordon Starnes officiating. Pallbearers will be friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jimmy Wright's name may be made to "Beginnings Program" of Hanover County, Va., and mailed to Hanover County Community Services Board, Attn: Susan B. Robertson, LPC, 8157 Old Cavalry Dr., Suite 102, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, telephone (804) 730-2018, Fax (804) 730-4912. Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail to oakley-cook\N funeral-plans.com. Mr. Wright, 17, died Thursday, May 31, 2001, at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Arrangements especially for Jimmy Wright have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. BRISTOL HERALD COURIER JUNE 4, 2001


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