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 ”E” obituaries of Morgan County

EAST, CARL THOMAS 51, died in 1973. (no other date shown) He was born in Rhea Co., the son of A. V. East, and the late Nora Belle Carney East. The family moved to Coalfied when Mr. East was 12 yrs old. Survivors; step-mother  Mrs. A. V. (Nannie) East; sisters, Lois Justice, Edith Williams, Nadine Fox, and Mrs. Maurice Rittenhouse; brother, Rex Leroy East.  Burial in Anderson Memorial Gardens. (Morgan County News 1973

EASTER, SAN Ok “TAMMY” age 61, a resident of Oakdale, TN died Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman.  Mrs. Easter was born December 30, 1947 in Seoul, Korea. Following her marriage in 1973, she and her husband G.K. moved to the United States. They lived in South Carolina, Arizona, New Hampshire and New Mexico before the final move to Tennessee in 1994. She was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a member of the 1st Korean Baptist Church. Mrs. Easter was preceded in death by her parents Tea Woon Kim and Yu Sun Ki, by a brother Won Mook Kim, and by a son Richard Eugene Easter. Tammy is survived by her husband G.K. Easter of Oakdale, by a son David E. Easter of Oakdale, by a step-son Edward Hester of Rockwood, by three grandchildren; Salethia Easter of Hinsdale, New Hampshire, London Easter of Rockwood, and John Paul Fraley of Bridgeport, Connecticut, and by a ½ brother Choon Ja Wang of San Francisco, CA. The family will receive friends Friday, April 3, 2009 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral will follow in the funeral home chapel at 8:00 pm with Rev. Sam Loy officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 11:00 am at the Clax Gap Cemetery. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com [Sharp Funeral Home]

EASTHAM, RAYMOND M., born June 21, 1926 in Lancing, passed away May 26, 2005 in Briarcliff Healthcare Center in Oak Ridge. Mr. Eastham was an active member of several Baptist churches and served as the Minister of Music for approximately 37 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a special place in his heart for nature. He was well known for his wonderful and contagious smile. He was preceded in death by one brother, Alvin Eastham; and one sister, Betty Ann Sexton. He is survived by his wife, Juanita Pittman Eastham; children, Bobby Ray Eastham and wife Glenda, Danny Keith Eastham and wife Holly and Jeana Lynn Crews and husband Ricky; seven grandchildren, Shawn Crews of Cleveland, Tenn., Barrett Eastham of Huntsville, Ala., Angela Crews of Cleveland, Danelle Ralph of San Jose, Calif., Jennifer Jones of Wartburg, Nathan Crews of Cleveland and Craig Koehler of Knoxville; three great-grandchildren, Brandon Crews, Blake Jones and Slade Crews; sisters, Florine Heidle of Wartburg, Julia Copeland of Rockwood and Brenda Jenkins of Maiden, N.C.; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. The family received friends Saturday evening, May 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 29, at 2 p.m. in Mossy Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Jarnigan and Rev. Mike Miller officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.  [Roane County News]

EASTON, MRS. LOTTIE REEDaged 70, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Duell, at Canton Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Easton, a former West Lafayette  resident, is survived by one daughter and the following brothers and sisters – Ira Reed of Canton, Hiltz Reed of West Lafayette, Lemuel Reed of Oakdale, Tenn., Mrs. Frank Lacey of Canton, Mrs. A. J. Simmons of  Oakdale, Tenn., Mrs. P.C. Davis and Mrs. H.K. Knopf, both of Los Angeles, Calf. and four grandchildren.Funeral services will be held Thursday  afternoon at 1 o’clock in Canton. Burial will be made in the West Lafayette cemetery. The remains may be viewed at the grave.
[Source: The Coshocton Tribune, Coshocton, Ohio; June 15, 1932]

EASTRIDGE, CARRIE, 86, of Rockwood, formerly of Oakdale, died August, 29, 1982. Survived by two daughters, Geneva Lindsay of Rockwood and Laua Salmon of Harriman; two sons, Kenneth Eastridge of Harriman and Jimmy Eastridge of Fla.,; 16 grandchildren, 31 greatgrandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. also two sisters; Emma Galloway and Mary Brown.
Interment in Liberty Cemetery.   (Morgan Co. News.)

EASTRIDGE,  CHARLES E., DR.,  77,  a native of Oakdale, Tn., died in Memphis, Tn.  Services were held March 25, 1998 in Memphis, with burial in the Midway Cemetery. Survivors: wife of only two months, Jacqueline Gilder Eastridge.  Dr. Eastridge had been a popular surgeon and professor in Memphis for the past 45 years.  (Morgan County News)

EASTRIDGE, CHARLES HARRISON, 77, Coalfield, Morgan County News dated 8/24/1964]

EASTRIDGE,  EUGENE B. (RED),   71 of Coalfield died (date not shown – April 1987 ?). Son of the late Paul and Frances Garrison Eastridge.  Survived by daughters, Pat Eastridge and Frances Garrison; son Harold Eastridge; 3 grandchildren, 2 great, great, grandchildren; brothers, Reid and Keith Eastridge. Burial in Estes Cemetery Coalfield.  (Morgan County News)

EASTRIDGE, HAROLD D.,  55, of Powell, formerly of Coalfield, died (date not shown).  Preceded by parents Eugene B. and Maxine Patrick Eastridge.  Survivors; Gwenn Griffith; children, Gregory and wife Judy Eastridge; Tiffany Eastridge;  four grandhildren; sisters, Pat Eastridge, and Fran Garrison. Interment in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield, Tn. (Morgan Co News) (Jan. 1974?)

EASTRIDGE, KEITH – 80, a resident of Coalfield, passed away Tues., Aug. 22, 2000 at his home in Coalfield. Mr. Eastridge was preceded in death by hisparents, Charles H. Eastridge and Lucy Russell Eastridge; by a son in law, Chip Woods; by two brothers, Eugene Eastridge, and Reid Eastridge; and by a sister, Alma Propes. Survivors: wife of 58 years, Georgia Dagley Eastridge of Coalfield; daughters, Sharon Cashon and husband, Ed of Cocoa, Fla., Sheila Melhorn and husband, Jess of Coalfield, Lynne Woods of Maryville, Tenn.; grandchildren, George Sampsel, Joel Sampsel, Nikki Cashon, Adam Woods and Russell Woods; great grandchildren, Evan Sampsel, Skylar Sampsel, Zachary Sampsel, and Brittany Anderson. Mr. Eastridge was born Oct. 27, 1919 in Coalfield. He was born as a Christian September 20, 1936, and later ordained as a deacon. He was a member of Stephens Baptist Church. Burial in Estes Cemetery of Coalfield. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

EASTRIDGE, PATRICIA LOUISE “PAT” – age 64, a resident of Coalfield, passed away Monday, June 20, 2005 at her residence. She was born August 3, 1940 in the Fork Mountain Community of New River, living her entire life in Coalfield. Pat was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Coalfield, where she was very involved in various church functions, including serving the church as a Sunday School Leader, active participation in Vacation Bible School, organizing the “Living Christmas Tree” program, and a member of the Adult Church choir. She was a 1958 graduate of Coalfield High School and in 1960, she graduated from Draughns Business College of Knoxville. Pat began her career in banking as a teller at the Union Peoples Bank of Oliver Springs. As time passed Pat advanced her career and later became the branch manager for First American Bank, and AMSouth Bank Tri-County branch until her retirement in 1997. A project considered special and held dear to her heart was the care and maintenance of the Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Eugene & Maxine Patrick Eastridge; by a brother, Harold Eastridge; and by a brother-in-law, Paul Garrison. Survivors: sister, Frances Garrison Scalf & husband, Bob of Blaine; nephews, Paul Anthony Garrison & wife, Trish of Westerville, Ohio, Greg Eastridge of Powell; niece, Tiffany Cross & husband, Andy of Knoxville; special friend, Howard Crass of Oliver Springs; special caregiver, Ruth Lackey of Coalfield. She was also survived by a host of special friends and family members. The family will receive friends 5:30-7:30 pm, Wednesday, June 22, 2005 at Sharp Funeral Home with funeral service following at 7:30 pm, in the Chapel with Rev. Todd Hardin & Rev. Mack Smith officiating. Burial and graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Thursday at the Estes Cemetery of Coalfield.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

EASTRIDGEREID H.,  74,  of Coalfield, died Oct. 5, 1991.  Born in Coalfield, June 28, 1917, the son of the late Charles and Lucy Eastridge. 2 daughters and a son; brother, Keith Eastridge; 7 grandchiuldren, 5 great great-grandchildren.  Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield. (Morgan Co. News)

EASTRIDGEVERA BOSHEARS,  80, of Coalfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, She was born in Coalfield on Aug. 21, 1917, the daughter of Franklin Boshears and Lillie Ruffner Boshears. She was the widow of Reid H. Eastridge.  Mrs. Eastridge is survived by two daughters, Shelby Adcock and her husband, Paul,and Jackie Goodman and her husband, Ralph,  a son, Gary Eastridge, and two sisters, Virgie Foster and Frankie Boshears. She is also survived  by seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren.
 Burial at Estes Cemetery. ( the Oak Ridger)

EBLE, CHRISTINE (DINK) HOBBS, 74, Hixon, Tenn., passed away March 27, 2002.  She was born July 8m, 1927 and raised in Petros.  She and her husband Hershel made their home in Hixon, (Dink) Christine passed away in South Carolina near her daughter Debbie Banks.  She was buried alongside of her husband Hershel in Hixon.  She is survived by son Douglas of Kentucky; daughter Debbie Banks and husband Rick of South Carolina; brother Bill Hobbs and wife Barbaa of Petros; sister Patsey Parker of Alabama; and brother David Hobbs and wife Virginia of San Diego, Calif.  Funeral service was held in Chattnaooga Funeral Home with Mark Carr officiating.  Chattanooga Funeral Home was in charge of services.  [Morgan County News]

EBLE,   IDA MAE – age 94, of Harriman, formerly of Oakdale, passed away Friday, October 2, 1998, at Royal Care of Harriman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Eble; sons, Ira Eble and James Eble; nine brothers and sisters. Mrs. Eble was the oldest member of Piney Baptist Church where she had been a member since 1921. She was a member of the order of Eastern Star, Laurel Chapter 22. She us survived by one son, Walter (Arlo) Eble and his wife, Doris Ann of Oakdale, two daughters-in-law, Shirley Eble of Oakdale, and Dee Eble of California; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Sunday evening, October 4, 1998, from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. An Eastern Star Service will begin at 8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Monday at 2 p.m. at Piney Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Disney and Rev. Mason Goodman officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church one hour
before the service. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

EBLE, JACK J., SR., 68, Harriman,(formerly of Oakdale) died Dec. 19, 2002 at Roane Medical Center.  He was a Korean War veteran, a member of Piney Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion, D.A.V., and Sheet Metal Local Organization.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline H. Eble.  Survivors include his son, Joe Eble, Jr. of Harriman, sisters, Imogene Johnson of Oakdale and Ena Mae Pevyhouse of Rockwood; and brother Lee Eble of Kingston and Johnny Eble of Rockwood.  The family received friends from  6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.  Funeral was at 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  [Roane County News]

EBLE, JAMES  SR.,  69, of Fairfield, Calif., died July 27, 1998.  He was born in Oakdale, Tn, June 8, 1929. Preceded by his brother Ira Eble in 1997.  Survivors:  wife, Aida Gepana Eble; daughters, Martha D. Eble, Mary Ann Eble, and Patricia E and husband, Daniel O’Rielly; sons, James Eble, Jr., and Walter Nick Eble; brother, Arlo Eble of Oakdale, Tn.;  mother, Ida Mae Eble, of Harriman, Tn., three grandchildren, three nieces and a nephew. Disposition was in Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Calif.  (Morgan County News)

EBLE,  JAMES HOLLIS, SR. – age 75, of Oakdale, passed away Thursday evening, October 8, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was the oldest son of the late John H. Eble and Ollie McGill Eble. He was a graduate of Oakdale High School and Tennessee Technological University. He was a Veteran of World War II in the 752nd Engineers. He was a teacher and coach at Oakdale School for 30 years, where he coached football, boys and girls basketball, baseball and elementary boys and girls basketball. He was a member of the Oakdale United Methodist Church and served on the Wolfe Branch Utility
Water Board. In 1990, he was inducted into the East Tennessee Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Bessie Headrick Eble; son, Dr. Jay Eble and his wife, Linda Mathis Eble of Harriman; daughter, Edie Eble Parker and her husband, Craig Parker of Harriman; two grandchildren, Emily and Jason Eble of Harriman; three brothers, Lee Eble of Kingston, Johnny Eble of Oakdale, and Jack Eble of Harriman; three sisters, Imogene Johnson of Oakdale, Ena Peavyhouse of Harriman, and Armenda Wright of Nashville; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Saturday evening, October 10, 1998, from 6-9 p.m., at Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg. The funeral service will be held Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., Oakdale School with Rev. Cindy K. Wesley officiating. Interment will follow at Roane Memorial Garden. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oakdale School Athletic Fund or to the Oakdale United Methodist Church. [Knoxville News Sentinal and Morgan County News]

EBLE, JOHN HONCE,  91, of Piney Community of Oakdale, died Feb. 12, 1988, a veteran of WW I. Preceded by wife, Ollie McGill Eble.  Survivors; sons; Hollis, Johnny, Jackie and Lee; daughters, Imogene Johnson, Armena Wright and Ena Mae Peavyhouse; 12 granchildren; 10 g-grandchildren and 2 g-g-grandchildren.  Interment in Piney Cemetery.  (Morgan County News)

EBLE, MR. JOHNNY WILLIAM, age 75 of Oakdale, was called to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 20, 2005. Mr. Eble was born April 3, 1930 and was a lifelong resident of this area. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1953. Before his retirement, he was employed by Southern Railway for 30 years. He was a member of Piney Baptist Church of Oakdale. He was preceded in death by: his mother, Ollie Eble; father, John Honce Eble; brothers, Hollis Eble and Jackie Eble; sister, Armena Wright. He is survived by: his wife of 50 years, Mary Lee Eble of Oakdale; children, Karen Owens and husband, Lance of Oakdale, Johnny Eble, II of Oak Ridge and Thomas Lee Eble of Oakdale; grandchildren, DJ Gibson and wife, JoAnn, Devin Eble and Christy Eble; sisters, Imogene Johnson of Oakdale and Ena Mae Peaveyhouse of Rockwood; brother, Lee Eble of Kingston; sister-in-law, Bessie Eble of Harriman; and several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Saturday, April 23, 2005 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services followed at 8 pm with Bro. Pat McGee and Bro. James Disney officiating. A graveside service was held on Sunday, 2 pm with full military honors in Piney Baptist Church Cemetery, Oakdale, Tenn. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

EBLE, MR. LEE E. – age 81 of Kingston, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2007 in the Harriman Care and Rehab Center, following an illness of cancer. Mr. Eble was a school teacher and a coach. He was preceded in death by: his parents, John H. and Ollie Eble; brothers, Hollis, Johnny and Jack Eble; sister, Armena Wright. He is survived by: sisters, Imogene Johnson of Oakdale and Ena Mae Peavyhouse of Rockwood; also a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends, Saturday February 10, 2007, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Piney Baptist Church, Oakdale. Funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. W.C. “Dub” Jones and Bro. Pat McGee officiating. Interment will follow in the Piney Church Cemetery, Oakdale with military honors provided by the Roane County Honor Guard. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg in charge of arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

EDDE , JOHN D.,  formerly of Oakdale, died Feb. 4, 1997 in Ala. Survivors: wife Benita P. Edde; daughter; Vera E. Pugh, and Sandra K. Wright; sons:  John D. Edde, Jr., (Bo), John E. Edde, Joe Edde, David, Wendell and Roger Edde; 3 step-daughters, Barbara Anthony, Suzanne Barckow, and Jane LaLane; step-son Eugene Erkisson; sisters, Orea Pitcick, Jeane Lee, and Annie Mae McWhirter; brothers; W. B. Edde, Uriel Edde, Jr., and Carl W. Edde.; 17 grandchildren; 16 g-grandchildren.  Burial in Painter
Cemetery in Alabama.  (Morgan County News)

EDINGTON, MRS. JUNAITA – age 75 of Wartburg, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at Fort Sanders Parkwest Hospital. She was a member of Beech Fork Holiness Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Neeley (May) and Charlie Wormsley; brother, Stanley Wormsley. She is survived by her husband, Charles “Paul” Edington; children, Lana Harris of Wartburg, Diane (Guy) Jarnigan of Altus, Oklahoma, Dwight and Jackie Maston of Coalfield, Dennis Edington of Chula Vista, California, Ted and Shelby Maston of Oak Ridge, Dana Alls of Greeneville, Linda and Roy Mabley of Cari, Georgia, Randy and Carla Maston of Oakdale, Beverly Foster of Oakdale; twenty-six grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; sisters, Lois (Gurney) Treece of Coalfield, Cecil Russell of Coalfield, Myrtle Aydelott of Harriman; brother, Wayne (Janice) Wormsley of Harriman; and a host of other family members and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 10, 2003 from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. with Brother Herman Woods officiating. A graveside service will be held o Thursday, 1 p.m. in Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood.  [Morgan County News]

EDMONDS, LOIS GEAN SLAGLE, 63, Harriman, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001 in Methodist Medical Center. She was born March 2, 1938 and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by husband Tommy “Buzz” Edmonds; mother and father Charlie and Bertha Slagle; step-father Cecil Maricle; and brother Bobby Slagle. She is survived by daughters Kathy Lawson of Kingston and Wilma Edwards of Harriman; son and daughter-in-law Tommy and Connie Edmonds of Harriman; brothers and sisters-in-law Jud and Molly Slagle of Deer Lodge and Ed and Mary Slagle of Louisiana; sisters and brothers-in-law Vera and Stanley Davidson of Lancing, Billie Lannom of Illinois and Wanda and Wayne Meade of Kentucky; grandchildren Tabitha and Justin Lawson of Kingston, Aaron and Jo Jo Edwards of Harriman and Josh Edmonds of Harriman; very special great-grandchildren Alexuis Marcum of Rockwood; and several nieces, nephews, in-laws, friends, and all her grandchildren at the daycare. Funeral services were Monday at 8 p.m. in Kyker Funeral Home Chapel, Harriman. Rev Wayne Meade and Rev. Rick Taylor officiated. Interment was Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Dyllis Cemetery. The family received friends Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Kyker Funeral Home, Harrman.[Morgan County News]

EDMISTON, MR. RONALD, age 48 of Lancing, TN passed away September 20, 2008. He was preceded in death by father; Walter Edmiston. He is survived by wife Jennifer Bostic Edmiston.  Daughters; Mariah Angalina Edmiston of Lancing, Tn Miranda Chigas of Cleveland, OH, Marci Chigas and April Chigas both of Avon, OH.
Three loving grandchildren. Mother; Arizona Edmiston of Lancing; Brothers; Marvin and Shawn Edmiston both of Cleveland, OH and many loving nieces, nephews and other family members. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 24th from 5 to 7 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services will follow
at 7:00 p.m. with Bro. Bean Scott officiating. [www.schubertfuneralhome.com]

EDWARDS, ADA R., age 97, a resident of Coalfield, and formerly of the Blair Community in Roane County died Thursday, January 21, 2010 at her home. Mrs. Edwards was born June 2, 1912 in Coalfield. She was a member of the New Fairview Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. Before her retirement she worked for 33 years at Burlington Hosiery Mill and Roane Hosiery. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Edwards, by parents, Roscoe and Minnie Coker Reynolds, by sons, Floyd and Billy Lee Edwards, by a daughter, Glenda Sue Edwards, by a son in law, Harvie Mayton, by a granddaughter, Evelyn Lucille Edwards, by a grandson, James Rodney Edwards, by sisters; Lucille Cox, Nadine Jewett and Ermalee Cromwell, and by brothers; Floyd, Bill, Joe, Earl and Tollie Reynolds. She is survived by a daughter, Novella Mayton of Harriman, by a son, Albert Edwards and wife, Mossie, of Coalfield, by grandchildren; Shawn Mayton and wife Coreena of Harriman, Jimmy Edwards and wife Reganne of Coalfield, Billy Edwards Jr. and wife Sophia of Harriman, Teresa Brown and husband Glenn of Nashville, Joey Edwards and companion Christina of Lenoir City, Brian Edwards of Knoxville and Harold Davenport of Harriman. Mrs. Edwards is also survived by great-grandchildren; Dustin Mayton, Morgan, Kage and Daylee Edwards, Samatha Petty, Casey Mustang, Brittany Brown, Chris Edwards and Shawna Edwards, by a great-great-grandchild, Courtney Cress, by great-great-great-grandchildren, Silas and Cameron Cress. Additionally she has two sisters; Ovaline Galbreath of Oak Ridge and Margaret Gann of Coalfield, by a daughter in law, Linda Edwards of Oliver Springs, and by former daughters in law, Neva Butler of Indiana and Joyce Carden of Rockwood.  The family will receive friends Sunday, January 24, 2010 between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 8:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Pastors Don Pride and John Edwards officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Monday, January 25, 2010 at 1:00 pm at the Dyllis Cemetery. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. An online guest book is available at www.sharpfh.com [Sharp Funeral Home]

EDWARDS, J.D.,  66, of Wartburg, died Jan. 16,. 1998. Preceded by wife, Neva Mae Young Edwards; son, James David Edwards; brothers, Claude, Oscar, Thomas and Everett Edwards; sisters, Ethel Morgan and Betty  Young.  Survivors; son, Don and wife Donita Edwards; daughter, Kay Austin and husband Anthony; six grandchildren; brother, Leslie Edwards and sister, Josie Spurling. (Morgan Co. News)

EDWARDSLESLIE A.,  69, of Wartburg, died Jan 18, 1997. Preceded by parents, Tom and Mary Edwards; brothers, Everett, Claude, Oscar, Tommy and J.D. Edwards. Survivors; wife, Lucy May Morgan Edwards; sons, Leslie A. Edwards, Jr., Darrell Wayne Edwards and Archie Ray Edwards; sister, Josie May Spurling; four grandsons, and two g-granddaughters. Burial in Montgomery Cemetery.  (Morgan County News)

EDWARDS, NOLA MAE BARNETT, 84, of Wartburg, Tn, passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center,of congestive heart failure and complications. She was born May 22, 1926 in Lancing, TN, to George and Anna Jane Barnett. Nola was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and sisters, and her first husband, Charles Edwards.She is survived by her daughters, Patti Bunch of Harriman, Vicki Lincoln of Oak Ridge, Melanie Edwards of Wartburg, and Stephanie and Ronnie Melton of Wartburg. She is also survived by five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends Tuesday, July13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Benjie Blakney officiating. A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Island Ford Cemetery.  [Schubert Funeral Home]

EDWARDS, OTIS, 68, of Coalfield, died Oct. 4, 1993.  Preceded by father, Dempse Edwards.  Survived by mother, Pearl Ruffner Edwards; sisters, Otella Long and Alma Justice Butler; 21 nieces and nephews. Interment in Dyllis Cemetery.  (Morgan Co. News) 

EDWARDS, PEARL R. , 96, Coalfield died 4/11/1999. She received her GED at age 75. Preceded by parents, Dave and Bertha Walls Ruffner; husband, Dempse Edwards; son, Otis Edwards; brothers, Sam and Earl Ruffner; 3 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Survivors: daughters, Alma Justice and Otella Long; sister, Molee Smith; 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Burial in Dyllis Church Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

EDWARDS, STELLA PHILLIPS, 84, of Sunbright died Monday afternoon, May 14, in Scott County Hospital.  Surviving are two brothers, Oren Phillips and Edward Phillips, both of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral service will be held today (Thursday) at 11:00 a.m. at Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Sunbright, with the Rev. Kenneth Phifer officiating.  Interment will follow in Union Hill cemetery, with Schubert’s of Sunbright-Wartburg officiating.  (Morgan County News, 5/17/1979)

EDWARDS, MRS. VICKIE A., age 57 of Lancing, TN passed away June 4, 2010 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge due to complications caused by her battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by sisters; Linda Deloris Randolph and Dorothy Lucille Lee and two grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 23 years; Roger Edwards; Daughters, Denise Owens of Wartburg, Tn, Fay Klopfenstein of Lancing, Gina Watson of Cleveland, Christy Edwards of Lenoir N.C. and Deanna Edwards of Wartburg Parents; Dennis and Mabel Lee of Lancing, Brother; David Lee of Oakdale, Sister, Lynn VanNorstran of Lancing and 10 grandchildren. The family will receive friends Monday June 7, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Bro. John Harold Giles officiating. Graveside services will be held Tuesday 11 a.m. in the Potters Chapel Cemetery in Lancing. [Schubert Funeral Home]

EDMONDS, LYDIA M.,   78, of Oliver Springs, a native of Morgan County, died Jan. 24, 1991. Her husband George. S. Edwards,  her husband of over 50 year , died in 1983.  Survivors: daughters, Mary McCarty Murphy, Betty Thornton, and Alberta Carroll; sons, Sam Edmonds, the Rev. Billy J. Edmonds and David  Edmonds; brother, Reece Jones; 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandhcildren and one g-g-grandson. Burial in Anderson Memorial Gardens. (Morgan County News)

ELLISCASVILLE,  82, formerly of Sunbright died in Scott Co.  Survivors, wife Nellie Skeens; daughter from former marriage, Mrs. Monroe Moore and Mrs. Robert Jones, Mrs. Jay Cope and Mrs. Ples Storey.  Several granchildren. Burial Black Creek Cross Roads Cemetery, Scott Co,. [Morgan County News, dated 10/28/1965]

ELLIS, JERRY GORDON, 63, Lancing passed away, Jan. 31, 2002 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  He was a very faithful member of Elizabeth Church, retired spinkler fitter and Nascar fan.  He was preceded in death by his father Burl Ellis; mother Laura Kennedy Ellis; and step-mother Ethel Smithers Ellis.  Also a very special couple Della and Tolbert Hamby.  He is survived by his loving wife Eva H. Ellis; two daughters, Angela and husband Allen Johnson of Knoxville and Lorrie and husband Tim Armes of Wartburg; grandchildren Tiffany and Chris Tinch of Knoxville, Tennile Johnson of Knoxville and John T. and Taleah Armes of Wartburg; sisters Ollie and the late Carl Hamby, Betty and husband M.C. Hamby, Burlene and husband Robert Landrum and Barbara and husband Ricky Langley of Lancing; and one brother Donald and wife Mildred Ellis of Lancing.  Intermen in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Morgan County News]

ELLIS, MILDRED FRANCES HEMBREE, age 62 of Lancing, passed away Sunday, November 7, 2004 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church of Lancing. She was preceded in death by: her father, John Harris Hembree, Sr. and mother, Maude Marie Flippo Hembree; son, John Hembree, Jr., infant siblings, Helen, Billy, and Joseph. She is survived by: her loving husband, Donald Joe Ellis; six children including: two sons, Donald Ellis and wife Sherry of Chattanooga, Ronald Ellis and wife Gina of Coalfield; four daughters, Priscilla Fann and husband Philip of Joyner, Tammula Griffith of Robbins, Marcella Pugin and husband Jean of Virginia, Laura Ledford and husband Michael of Lancing; grandchildren, Amanda Ellis of Kingston, Joseph and Olivia Ellis of Coalfield, Christopher and wife Rhonda Watson of Lancing; Jacqueline and husband Jeremy Coffey of Lancing, Nicholas Watson of Lancing, Alexander Watson of Lancing, Eric Griffith of Robbins, Trevor Griffith of Robbins, Heather and husband T.J. Massengale of Lancing, Andy Melton of Lancing, Mitchell and Allyson Ledford of Lancing; step- grandchildren, Elizabeth and Chelsea Hoge and Christopher Fann of Kingsport; nine great-grandchildren and one step- great-grandchild; sisters, Katherine Howard of Illinois, Wanda and husband Jr. Carmack of Virginia, Margaret Mabe of Chattanooga and Nancy Evans of Lancing; brothers, Glen and wife Evelyn Hembree of Allardt, Bobby and wife Kay Hembree of Wartburg; also, her loving dog, “Mitzy”. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 9, 2004 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 8 pm with Pastor Buster Armes and Pastor Bret Pallotta officiating. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, 1 pm in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

ELMORE,  MARY HELEN, age 61, of Wartburg, passed away  Apr. 10, 2000. She was preceded in death by son, Douglas Elmore; parents: Edmond & Helen Chambers King; brothers, Ancie, John, Bill, George & Tommy King; sister, Mildred McGee. Surviving: son, Brian Elmore of Texas; sisters & brothers-in-law: Selena & Jim Collins, Florida, Neva & Bro. Kenneth Stubbs, Rockwood, Betty & Ronnie Barrett, Fla., Opal & Walter Smith, Florida; sisters-in-law: Jo Ann King of Wartburg, Mary Rose King of Harriman, Kitty King of Crossville; aunt: Opal Perkins, Jellico; Uncle: Russell Chambers of Winfield; several nieces and nephews. Burial in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Harriman. . [The Knoxville News Sentinel]

ELMORE, HUBERT C., 75, Coalfield, died 3/30/2000. Preceded by parents, Ramah and Ruth Elmore; brothers; William, Bethel, Billie, Carlie, Baxter and Delmer; sister, Vernie. Survivors, sons and wives, Raymond and Katheryne Elmore, Rick and Lisa Elmore, Ronnie Elmore; brothers, Arthur, Lester, Willis, Dorman and Haskel Elmore. Burial in Old Petros Cemetery.
[Morgan County News]

ELMORE, MR. LESTER H., age 83 of Petros, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2009 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents; Ramey W. and Minnie Elmore, Son; Mickey Elmore, grandson; Aaron Wilhide.  He is survived by his wife of 62 years; Fay Elmore, Children; Walter Elmore and wife Mary Ann, Brad Elmore and wife Carolyn, Beverly Morgan and husband Ernie, Karen Sanders, Sharon Wilhide and husband Greg, 18 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren,Brother; Hack Elmore, special brother-in-law; Alonzo Moore, along with many extended family members and friends.He will be greatly missed by all. The family will receive friends Monday evening, November 23, 2009 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will follow. Graveside services will be Tuesday morning, November 24, 2009, 11:00 a.m. in Petros Cemetery with Military Honors. [Schubert Funeral Home]

ELLIS, FRED –Mr. & Mrs. TAYLOR went to Oakdale to keep up the search for the body of  Mrs. TAYLOR’S brother,  Mr. Fred Ellis, who was drowned Saturday in the Emory River at Oakdale.. *”Rugby Road” Scott County News, Nov. 22, 1929,. Vol 14, no 35 p3.**
Several attended the funeral of Fred ELLIS here Sunday. He was drowned at
Oakdale, Tn., Sat. Nov. 2  He is survived by his father, mother, one brother and five sisters.
**”Rugby Road” Scott County News, Nov 23, 1929. Vol 14, No. 35 p3 **

ELLIS, MAXINE POTTER, 66, Wartburg, died Sunday Sept. 30, 2001 in the Park West Hospital, Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her mother Isa Potter; and a brother Ozell Potter. She is survived by daughter Mary Popplewell, Rita Hawn and husband Tommy and Kay Jones and husband Wade, all of Lancing; brothers Remus Potter of Lancing and Chester and wife Doris of Nashville; sister Leda Hawn and husband John of Lancing; five grand-children and eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, with Rev. Darwin Nance officiating. Graveside services were held Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Hawn Cemetery. The family recieved friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg.  [Morgan County News]

ELLISON, ESTHER MAE HUSTON, age 62 of Harriman, Tn., passed away April 1, 2006. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allan and Vonnie Huston, Brother, Steve Huston, Sister, Brenda Huston
Survived by children, Anita Ivey of Harriman, Tn., Darla Hall of Sunbright , Tn., Tina Hamby of Harriman, Tn.,
Tommy Hamby of Dalton, Ga., April Hamby of South Carolina and Judy Thompson of Sunbright, Tn.
22 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren Sisters, Carylon Whitehead of Crossville, Tn. and Linda Tabor of Harriman, Tn. Funeral services will be Monday, April 3, 2006, 12:00 p.m. Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. Ed Worthley officiating. Internment will follow in the church cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home ]

ELY, BERTIE CLARK, 64, formerly of Morgan County, passed away on March 4, 2002 in Social Circle Nursing Home in Georgia.
She was born April 25, 1937 and worked for 30 years at Western Electric in Indianapolis, In. She was preceded in death by her
parents William Jasper Clark and Jessie Moore Clark; brothers Charles Walter, Sidney and Sammy Lloyd Clark; and sisters
Kathleen Clark Hawn, and Sonia Louise Clark Sexton. She is survived by three sisters Minnie Goldberg of Lancing, Mildred Mize of Lancing, and Marion Price of Somerset, Ky.; and brother William Bill Clark of Wartburg. The family received friends Tuesday, March 5, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment followed in Lane Cemetery.[Morgan County News]

ELYEULA E., 71, Deer Lodge, died June 1, 1999.  Preceded by husband, Bruce Ely; son, Ricky Ely; brothers, Ulys Kivett and Billy Kivett; sisters, Mary Kivett, Estel Graves and Winnie Ford.  Survivors: son and wife, Charles and Becky Ely; daughter, Alice Ely; one grandson and one great-grand-daughter; brother, Jom Kivett and sister Georgie Graves.
Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge.  [Morgan County News]

EMERSON, MAE BROCK, 91, Wartburg, died Feb. 13, 1997 in Kingsport, Tn. Preceded by husband, C. A. Emerson. Survivors: son, Ralph and wife Lou Ann Emerson; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Carl Brock and sister, Hazel Pelfrey.  Interment in Wartburg Cemetery. (Morgan Co. News)

EMERSON, DONNA CLINTON  36 died Nov. 7, 1997.  Survivors; daughter, Brandy Fader; parents, Lucille and Everett Clinton; sisters, Cheryl Tracy and Sharon Ann Hazelton; fiancee, Wade Blanchard; aunts, Rita Bossie and Ida Carriveau of Maine, Deonna Taylor and Susie Basler; uncles, Bill Clinton of Oakdale and Bob Clinton; Kenneth Ouellette of Maine. Burial in Piney Cemetery, Oakdale.  (Morgan County News)

EMORY, ROBERT C. 71 of Coalfield, died (March, 1984?). Survivors: sons; Robert Emory, Jr., Charles W. Emory, and Roy L. Emory; daughter, Vera Jean Ruths; three grandchilren and one g-grandchild; sisters, Edith McCord, Juanita Lowe and brother, James Emory.  Mr. Emory was the brother of the late Charles W. Emory. His first wife, Helen Clark Emory died in March, 1951.  His former wife, Edna Keeton also survives. Burial in Davis Cemetery, Coalfield. [Morgan County News]

ENGERT, ETTER RAINEY, age 69, wife of the late Charlie F. Engert of Oakdale, died, June 5th 1959.Survivors: daughters, Mona Jeffers of Harriman and Clara Curtis of Etowah; an adopted daughter, Mrs. Rhoda Brown Engert Cromwell Portelli of Hartford, Conn and Oakdale Tn., foster son, Donald Solomon. Burial in Wartburg Cemetery.  (Morgan Co. News)

ENGER , WILLIAM F.,   85, died 10/12/1974. [son of Frederick & Augusta]  Survivors: wife, Irene Dillon Engert, son, Jerome of Knoxville; daughters, Lucile Philbin of Calif., and Martha L. Purdue of Knoxville; two step-sons, Melvin and Johnny Welch and step-daughters, Mozell Goldsmith and Mildred Colwell of Detroit. Interment in Wartburg Cemetery. (Morgan County News)

ENGLAND, MRS. EVA MARIE, age 97 formerly of Morgan County, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2009 at Huntsville Manor Nursing Home. She was born November 10, 1911. She was a member of Glenmary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rusaw England; parents: Garfield and Maude Kearney; brothers: Elmer, Elbert, RC, and RB Kearney; sisters: Juanita Sexton, Margie Sexton, Geneva Taylor, and Juanell Moore; and one grandson: Earl Shannon. She is survived by her children: Reba Kearney Shannon and husband, Amous of Helenwood, Savannah England Horton of Crossville, and Ann England Lowery and husband, Jim of Oliver Springs; sister: Joyce Kearney of Elgin; ten grandchildren, several great grandchildren, and great, great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Sunday, October 18th from 2 to 3 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Charles Webb officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunbright Cemetery.[Schubert Funeral Home]

ENGLAND, GEORGE,  84, Sunbright.  Preceded by, Nannie Jane McCartt who died 10/12/1962. Survivors; son, Jack England; daughters, Ova England, Mrs. Raymond Ross and Mrs. Wm. Carter. one grandson; brother, Ronnie England.  Burial, Sunbright Cemetery. [Morgan County News 5/6/1965]

ENGLAND, BERTHA JEWELL JONES, 89, Sunbright died Aug. 8, 1999.  Preceded by parents Walter and Josia Morgan Jones;   husband Roy W. England and brothers Estel and Raymond Jones.  Survived by son, Oscar and wife Eva England; daughter Ettie Jo and husband Wilford Hicks; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  sisters: Elsie Innis, Grace Hall and Maxine Benjamin; brothers, Dennis and wife Edith and Amil and wife Stella Mae Jones.  Burial inUnion Grove Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

ENGLAND, ESTEL EUGENE, 77, Sunbright. Born Jan. 22, 1922 to Wiley and Flora Guffey England who preceded him as did his brother Roy England and sister Ruth England Walker.  Survived by wife of 54 years, Velva Daniel England; daughter and husband, Fred England Rogers and Stephen Irwin Rogers; son and daughter-in-law, Freddie Ray England and Jeannie West England; daughter and son-in-law Flora England Sizemore and Johnny Sizemore; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Haskell England;; sisters, Stella England Jones, Edith England Jones and Iva Jean Whitley. Burial in Sunbright City Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

In Sweetest Memory of GEORGE MICHAEL ENGLAND who died March 23, 1995.
Forever missed by: wife, Derita, children, family and friends.

ENGLANDHARRY, of Sunbright, who would have been 68 had he lived until October 16, died after a long illness. Born in Morgan County, the son of the late Wiley and Melinda Goad England. Survived by wife, Isadora Krupa England; a daughter, Louise Pattrick; two sons, Harold H. England of Ind., and Vernon England of Sunbright; five brothers, Wiley and Roy of Sunbright, Robert of Glenmary, Ulyss of Va., and Alfred of Ind.; four sisters, Minnie Hurst of Deer Lodge, Etta Lewis of Ohio, Temple McCormick of Ga., and Julia Ross of Ark. Also 5 grandchildren. Burial in Union Grove Cemetery.
(Morgan County News dated 8/17/1967)

ENGLAND Infant rites held – William E. (Eddie) England the 10 month old son of Roy and Vola Adams England of Sunbright, died Jan 23, 1970. Survived also by seven sisters, Rose, Royce, Eva, Shirley, Donna, Debbie, and Judy and one brother, Dennis.Also surviving maternal grandmother, Mrs. Calvin Adams, Chestnut Ridge and paternal grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Wiley England of Sunbright.  Burial in Union Grove Cemetery.   (Morgan County News, 1970)

ENGLAND, MRS LELA CAROL CATRON, age 73 of Sunbright, passed away Friday, April 9, 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Knoxville. Carol was born February 22, 1937 in Harriman, TN. She was a member of the Sunbright United Methodist Church. Carol spend her life dedicated to education and taught high school for 37 ½ years.She began her career at Wartburg High School for one year and spend 36 ½ years at Sunbright High School. She was preceded in death by her husband; Jack R. England, Parents; Lyman and Clementine Catron of Harriman, sister; Wilma C. Miller of Harriman, sister-in-laws; Opal Ross and Ova England. She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law; Tim and Jennie England, Todd and Tara England, Daughter; Kimberly England, Granddaughters; Maranda, Jennica, Jaclyn and Sara, grandson; Kent England all of Sunbright. Sisters; Louise and Stanley Taylor of Harriman, Brenda Kring of Harriman,Audrey and Thurmon Johnson of Kingston. Brother-in-law; Ova Miller of Harriman, sister-in-law; Georgia Carter of Oak Ridge, uncles; Carvin Catron and Paul Chitwood of Harriman. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, extended family members and many special friends. The family will receive friends Monday evening, April 12, 2010 at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright from 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow with Rev. John Slater officiating. Graveside services will be Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. in Sunbright cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements. [Schubert Funeral Home]

ENGLANDLOYD MARSHALL 66 of Sunbright died June 18, 1982.  Surviving are his wife, Ruth Phillips England; sons, W.E. England of Sunbright, TN, Tommy England of Cleveland, OH, daughters, Paula Kay Civitarese  of Cape Coral, FL and Marchita Madar of Chardon, OH; eleven grandchildren and 1 great- grandchild.  Also surviving are a sister, Lois Galloway, of Sunbright and two brothers, Reid Hutchison of Kingston and Thomas Hutchison of Ft. Myers, FL.
Interment in Sunbright Cemetery. [Contributed by family members]

ENGLAND, MARILYN L. – age 66, of Sunbright, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2003. We lost the best “wife and mom” God ever created. Marilyn was the daughter of John and Lorine Stringfield of Lancing, Tennessee. She is survived by her husband, W.E. England; her children, Marshall England, Stacey Blanchard, Karen Anderson, Teresa Hughes, Catherine Dalton and the late Hank Hughes. Marilyn has three loving grandchildren, Trey Blanchard, William Martin and Kyle Anderson. She also leaves brothers and sisters, Fran, Harold, Arlene, Billy, Marvin and Vester. “We hate to see you go so soon. Our love for you will burn in our hearts forever. We hope to fulfill your wishes and we thank you for the blessings you have left with us. We ask you to continue to guide us. Thank you, we love you and will miss you. God Bless You. Love “Your Family”. The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 25, 2003 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. The funeral service will begin at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Johnny Vespie and Bro. Sonny works officiating. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday morning at 11:00 a.m. in Sunbright Cemetery.  [Knoxville News Sentinel]


ENGLAND,   RUTH CHRISTMAS (PHILLIPS) 76 of Sunbright died September 1, 1993. Daughter of Earl and Nola Phillips.  Preceded in death by husband Loyd England.  Surviving: sons, W.E. England of Sunbright, TN, Tommy England of  Cleveland, OH, daughters, Paula Kay Borowicz of Cape Coral, FL and Marchita Madar of Chardon, OH; eleven grandchildren and several great grandchildren, a sister Francis Jones of DeerLodge, TN. Interment in Sunbright Cemetery. [Contributed by Family members.]

ENGLANDROY MAYFORD,  78, formerly of Sunbright died, Sept 12, 1998 in Chatsworth, Ga.  Preceded by wife, Vola Adams England; son, William Eddie England; parents, Wiley and Flora Guffey England; sister, Ruth Walker, and step-mother, Ruby England.  Survivors: son, Buddy and wife Carol; daughters, Rose Royce and husbnad Denver, Shirley and husband Charles, Eva and husband Carl, Debbie and husband Rick and Donna and Judy; 20 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren; brother, Estel and Haskel; sisters, Stella Jones, Edith Jones and Iva Jean Whitley. Interment in Union Grove Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

ENGLAND, STELLA ROSE, 60, Sunbright, died 1/4/2000. Survivors: husband, Vernon England; son, John Frank Marlowe; mother and step-father, Thomas and Stella Cox; sisters, Shirley Nolan and Ethel Lyons; brothers, Vernon Walz, Bobby Walz and Henry Walz; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Interment in Unioin Grove Cemetery, Deer Lodge. [Morgan County News]

ENGLAND, THEODORE ‘GLEASON’, 73, Sunbright, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002 in the Brookwood Nursing Home, Decatur.  He was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Dora Freels England; sisters Lucy Armes, Oma Freels and Maude Kearney; and brothers, Cal, Howard and Ruseau England.  He is survived by daughter Glenda Faye England West of East Ridge, TN., granddaughter Darua Storm West of Helenwood; brothers Orville England of Auburns Hill, Ill.; ex-wife Bonnie Bowling and step-children; and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were held Tue. evening at 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home Chapel Sunbright with Bro Oliver England officiating.  Graveside services were held Wed. morning at 11 a.m. in the Sunbright Cemetery.  The family received friends Tue. evening from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Sunbright.  [Morgan County News]

ENGLAND, VELVA, 80, of Sunbright, passed away Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at her home after a lengthy and valiant battle with cancer. She was surrounded by family members who loved her dearly, admired her courage and strength, and were privileged, with the help of Caris Hospice, to care for her at home until her passing. She was a lifelong homemaker and member of Byrd Baptist Church, who put her family first and herself last. She provided loving care to her husband of 54 years, Estel England, who preceded her in death; as did her mother and father, Roy and Edith Daniel; brother, Leroy Daniel; and sister, Clara Jean Daniel. Mrs. England is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Freda and Steve Rogers of Speedwell, Flo and Johnny Sizemore of Hyden, Ky.; son and daughter-in-law, Fred and Jeannie England of Sunbright; grandchildren, Scotty England, Susie Rogers Williams, Misty England, Peggy Rogers Iachetta, David Rogers, Linda Rogers Lambert, Kelly Sizemore, Jody Sizemore; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Iola Hamby, Bonnie Bates, Faye Robbins, Ruth Scarborough and Sue Human. The family received friends Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg. With funeral services following at 8 p.m. with Bro. Herb Judkins officiating. Graveside services were held Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in Sunbright Cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg was in charge of arrangements [ Roane Co News]

ENGLAND, VERNON RICHARD, 64, Harriman, formerly of Sunbright, passed away May 25, 2003. He was a local painter.  He was preceded in death by his wife Stella England and son Robert England.  He is survived by step-son John Marlowe and wife Betty of Harriman; grandchildren Thomas Marlowe, John Marlowe, III, and Jessica Marlowe, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; two great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; and three step-great grandchildren.  Interment was in Union Grove Cemetery.  Schubert Funeral Home Sunbright was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]

ERICKSON, CLAY EDWARD, 61, former Postmaster in Harrogate, passed away Jan. 22, 2003 in Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital.  Clay was a retired postmaster and was with the U.S. Postal Service for 36 years. He was postmaster in Harrogate from 1981 to 2000.  He was happily married for 32 years and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and friend.  He leaves to mourn his passing loving wife,  Brenda Erickson; daughter Pamela Gaylor; sons John Erickson and wife Connie, Clay Edward Erickson Jr.,  and Donald Erickson and wife Julie; mother May Erickson; sisters Rena Danzer, Mary Koonz and Lorraine George; brother Ralph Erickson; seven grandchildren; sister-in-law Carol Vann and many very special friends and family members.  A memorial service was held Sat. Jan. 25, 2003 at 11 a.m. in Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg, with Rev. David Kunsman officiating.  [Morgan County News]

ERICKSON, JUANITA PITTMAN EASTHAM, 79, of Kingston, formerly of the Mossy Grove community, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, in Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville. Born April 17, 1927, in the Gobey community of Morgan County, she was an active member of several Baptist churches and served as youth leader and in the women’s ministry for most of her life. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Raymond Eastham; parents, Gib and Pearl Tilson Pittman; and sister, Carolyn Goodman. Survivors include her husband, Edgar Erickson; sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby Ray and Glenda Eastham and Danny Keith and Holly Eastham; daughter and son-in-law, Jeana Lynn and Ricky Crews; grandchildren, Shawn Crews, Angela Crews and Nathan Crews, all of Cleveland, Barrett Eastham, of Athens, Ala., Danelle Ralph of Cary, N.C., Jennifer Jones of Wartburg and Craig Koehler of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Brandon Crews, Blake Jones, Slade Crews and Caleb Crews; brothers; Harold Pittman of Wartburg and Kenneth Pittman of Jamestown; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, in Mossy Grove Baptist Church, with the Rev. Mike Hamby officiating. Burial was at the church cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, was in charge of arrangements.

ERICKSON, MAE, age 92, of Wartburg passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman. She was a life-long resident of Morgan County. She was the daughter of the late Rufus B. and Laura Honeycutt. She was also preceded in death by her son Clay Erickson who passed away last year. She is survived by three daughters, Rena Danzer of South Carolina, Mary Koontz of Chattanooga, and Lorraine George of Kentucky; One son, Ralph Erickson of Wartburg; Thirteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; A very special niece, Margie Fields and husband Thurman; Many other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Friday, October 8, 2004 from 12-2 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 2 pm and interment will follow in Montgomery Cemetery, Lancing. [Schubert Funeral Home]

ERICKSON, WILMA “OSCAR” LANGLEY, 80, Oakdale, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2006 in Roane Medical Center in Harriman. Born in Oakdale, May 18, 1925. Lifelong member of Piney Baptist Church and was retired from Burlington Mills. She was preceded in death by parents, Clarence Edgar and Dora Frieda Eble Langley; brothers, Clarence E., Randall E. and Roy D. Langley; sister, Edna Leah Langley; two nieces, Susan Langley Willis and Patricia Kaye Langley; and three nephews, Dustin C. Kitts and twins Aaron Lee Potter and Adam Darrell Potter. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Edgar Erickson, whom always referred to her as “Oscar”, she always told him, she knew she loved him and was going to marry him from the first meeting; sisters, Wanda Marie Langley and Betty Jo Langley, both of Oakdale; brother, Ray Carroll Langley and wife Shirley of Wartburg; sisters-in-law, Martha E. Langley, E. Jackquline Langley and Lena Mae Langley Basler; and several nieces and nephews. The family received friends Friday, March 17, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services were Saturday, March 18, at 2 p.m. in Piney Baptist Church with Rev. Pat McGee officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.    [Roane County News]

ESTES, LAWRENCE L., 53,  formerly of Coalfield, died in Harriman. Survivors, wife, Dorcas Hunter Estes; daughter, Shelia Jean; sons, Larry Edward and John Michael; mother, Mrs. Annie Estes; sisters, Mrs. Maud Hemberee and Miss Reba Estes and four nieces.  Burial in Estes Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

ESTES, REBA  71, of Coalfield, died May, 1975. Survivors: sister, Maude Hembree; five nieces, and two nephews.
Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.  (Morgan Co. News)

EUBANKS, AMOS E.  58 of Pontiac, Mich., formerly of Wartburg, died, Dec. 22, 1986. Survivors:  wife, Clara Sexton Eubanks; daughter, Vivian L. Bell; sons:  J. R. Eubanks, Jackie Eubanks and Kenneth E. Eubanks; 10 grandchildren and one g-grandchild; sisters, Mildred Turner and Vernice Sivert; Mary Harman, and Virginia Reed; brothers, Oscar Eubanks Kenneth Eubanks, Donald and Raymond Eubanks.  Burial in Perry Mt. Park Cemetery in Michigan.  (Morgan County News)

EUBANKSCLARA LENORA SEXTON  64,  formerly of Sunbright, died Nov. 5, 1998 in Michigan. She was born Nov. 9, 1933, the daughter of Luke E. Sexton and Mabel Webb Sexton. Also preceded by husband, Amos E. Eubanks and brothers, Ray Sexton and Jim (J.B.) Sexton.  Survived by daughter, Vicki Bell; sons, J.R., Jack and Ken Eubanks; ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; siter, Doris Austin; half-sister, LillianFlood.  Interment in Perry Mt. Park Cemetery, Pontiac, Mich.  [Morgan County News]

EVANS, ANNABELL (MABE),  on Dec. 1, 2005 God called his loving child Annabell, home. She passed away at her home in Lancing. She was preceded in death by her parents; George and Maude (Presswood) Mabe; brothers, Buck Morgan, Clyde Allender, Bill Mabe and Dave Mabe; sister, Helen Hicks; granddaughter, Jennifer Evans; grandson, Joe Diebel; great-grandson, Calvin Smith; and grandson-in-law, Randy Smith. She is survived by her devoted husband, Robert Fred Evans whom she married on July 4, 1942 and they raised 13 children; children, Helen Evans of Lancing, Charles (Mary) Evans of Grimsley, Sue (Jerry) Rollins of Mountain City, Tenn., John Evans of Lancing, Wilma (Paul) Bledsoe of Joliet, Ill., Robert (Kathy) Evans of Mountain City, Curtis (Lisa) Evans of Lancing, Chester Evans and special friend Jeanna Bernat of Bradley, Tenn., Rex Evans of Charleston, S.C., Tom (Deanna) Evans of Lancing, Julia Evans of Lancing, Gail (Joe) Diebel of Joyner and Tim (Jennifer) Evans of Wartburg; 25 grandchildren, 6 grandchildren-in-law and 21 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends. Anna Bell’s family would like to give a special thank you to her UT Hospice nurse Darlene Rason for all her help, caring and love shown to Anna Bell and her family. The family received friends Saturday evening, Dec. 3, 2005 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. Billy Durham officiating. A graveside service was held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Kubley Cemetery, Lancing. [Roane County News]

EVANS, BRENDA LLOYD, 57, of Clinton, and formerly of Wartburg, died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  Mrs. Evans was a 25-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of Black Oak Baptist Church.  She enjoyed many hobbies such as arts and crafts, sewing and cooking. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ella and Paul Lloyd, a brother, James E. Lloyd, two brothers-in-law, James E. Carender and Bertis Neal, her father-in-law, Bob Evans and her grandfather, Gray Whitus. Mrs. Evans is survived by her husband of 37 years, James “Jim” Evans; three children and their families, Angela and Jeff Buckner and their children, Joseph and Jackson, of Knoxville, Cindy Ford and her children, Morgan and Parker, of Clinton; Scott and Abbe Evans of Powell; and Cindy Ford’s fiancee, Don Scheve, and his children, Nick, Dustin and Andrew, of Knoxville. She is also survived by seven sisters, Pauline Neal, Judy Simpson and her husband, Granville, Patsy Shelton and her husband, James, and Terrie Morgan and her husband, James, all of Wartburg, and Ruth Carender and Myrtle Terry and her husband, Joseph, all of Muncie, Ind. and Barbara Beu and her husband, Roger, of Kingston; two brothers, Franklin D. Lloyd and his wife, Shirley, of Old Hickory, and Milford Lloyd and his wife, Becky, of Wartburg; her mother-in-law, Imogene “Jeannie” Evans of Petros; four sisters-in-law, Bobbie Duncan and husband, Eugene, and June Lloyd, all of Wartburg, Emily Duncan and husband, Robert, of Petros, and Sandra McDaniel and husband, Charlie, of Knoxville; a special uncle, Don Whitus of Petros; a former son-in-law, Mark Ford of Clinton; and by several nieces and nephews. The family would like to offer a special thanks to the East Tennessee Pulmonary Group in Oak Ridge, who cared for Brenda Evans. The funeral was Saturday, April 19, 2003, at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the Rev. Mack Smith officiating. Burial was Sunday at New Petros Cemetery.  [Oak Ridger]

EVANS, MISS DOROTHY (DOT), 85, of Petros, died, Nov. 2 1988.  She was born March 8,. 1903 in Bridgeport, Alabama.  Survivors: brother, H. A. (Billy) Evans, 2 sisters-in-law, Imogene Evans and Julia Evans; 3 nephews and 6 nieces. Interment in Petros Cemetery. (Morgan County News)

EVANS, DEBRA A., 35, of Wartburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004, at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman. She was a member of the Little Community Baptist Church in Marlow community. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Joe and Geri Oliver Brumit and Eather Byrge. Mrs. Evans is survived by her daughter, Nikole Evans, of Wartburg; her mother, Nancy Hester and husband, Roger, of Wartburg; her father, Frank Byrge, of Oak Ridge; her brother, Michael Byrge, of Wartburg; her sister, Loretta Byrge, of Oak Ridge; her fiancé, Mike Pickard, of Harriman; her nephew, Dustin Byrge; her uncle, Joe Brumit II, of Ashville, N.C.; her aunt, Frances Ledford, of Franklin, N.C.; and her grandmother, Lottie West, of Coalfield. The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004, at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the Rev. Burtchfield and the Rev. Wayne Morgan officiating. The burial will follow at the Little Community Baptist Church cemetery. The pallbearers will be Michael Byrge, Mike Pickard, Tim Evans, Danny Mullins, Dewayne Butler and Logan Aslinger. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the funeral home. [Oak Ridger]

EVANSH. A., 75, Harriman, formerly of Oakdale, died 11/2/1964/. Survivors: wife, Eunice Jones Evans; daughters; Mrs. Chas Kelly, Mrs. Victor Hannawi, Mrs. Everett Phillips and Miss Madelyn Evans; son, Don Evans; brother, Bob Evans and 12 grandchildren. Burial Harriman Cemetery.  [Morgan County News dated 11/5/1964]

EVANS, JOE W. SR., 59, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 17, 2002.  Mr. Evans was born Feb. 7, 1942, in Oneida, TN, the son of James Robert and Lela Clark Evans. He was a laborer for Whirlpool, and of the Baptist faith.  Survivors include his wife, Elma Mae Norris Evans of Crossville; daughters, Kim Mango, Sherrie Cobb and Becky Schenk, all of Indiana; sons, Steve Evans, Joe Evans Jr. and Kenneth Evans, all of Indiana; sisters, Irene Newsom and Mae Hyatt, both of New Orleans, LA, and Etta Wright of Wartburg; and a host of grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Virgil Evans and George Evans. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. [Crossville Chronicle]

EVANS, LOUISE E., 89, of Medina, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, in Medina. She was born in Petros, Tenn. Mrs. Evans was a member of Oliver Springs United Methodist Church and Eastern Star Chapter 211 in Oliver Springs, Tenn. She was a retired medical receptionist and also worked for Tennessee Coach Co. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and John O’Leary of Medina; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Carol Evans of Powell, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, H.L. “Bill” Evans; sisters, Lee Jackson, Marie Brown, Inez Foster and Emma Ruth White; and brothers, Alton, Tom, Guy and J.B. Whitus. Service: 8 p.m. Friday at Sharp Funeral Home, Oliver Springs. Burial: Oak Ridge Memorial Gardens, Oak Ridge, Tenn. Visiting hours: Two hours prior to the service Friday. Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is handling local arrangements

EVANS, MARGIE MAE, 79, Tullahoma, passed away Jan. 31, 2002.  Mrs. Evans was born Jan. 12, 1923 to George and Nora Hickie Thomas in Catoosa near Wartburg in Morgan County.  She was preceded in death by brothers Emmet and Tom Thomas; and sisters, Helen Reeder, Ludia Freytag and Carrie Stewart.  She is survived by husband Clyde Evans; son, Dewayne; two grandchildren Keith and Kim; and two great-grandchildren, all of Tullahoma and a host of nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Feb. 3 from the chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Hice officiating.  Burial in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.  Tullahoma Funeral Home was in charge.  [Morgan County News]

EVANS,  MARTHA,  Brewstertown, died, 9/22/1965 in Scott Co. Survivors: parents, Mr. & Mrs. Gerome Evans; son, Millard; daughter, Geraldine: brothers, Vance and Fred: sister, Lula Hill, Geraldine Brewster, Hazel Crouch, Margaret Brown and Velma Evans.  Burial Methodist Church Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

EVANS, MARY JOYNER, formerly of Petros, died May 14, 1964 in Arlington, Va.  She was born [8/30/1894] in the second district of Morgan County, the daughter of the late Sam and Nell Crowe Joyner.   She was the widow of the Thomas Renfro Evans, Sr., who died in the late 1930’s.  Survivors, daughters, Mrs. E.T. Reese and Mrs. George Robb; sons, Thomas Renfro Evans, Jr; two granddaughters, two grandsons; brother, Harry M. Joyner; sisters, Mrs. L.E. Ford, Mrs. Josephine Nichols and Mrs. Nell Strange and the late Mrs. Katie Davis. Burial in Wartburg Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

EVANS, MILLARD, 60, formerly of Sunbright, died Nov. 18, 1999 in Crossville.  Survived by wife, Velma Lois Melton Evans; children, Cheryl Larue, Martha Niktzschke, Nicky Evans and Missy Vincent;  seven grandchildren; sister, Gerldine Heylek.  Burial in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

EVANS, NATHANIAL (NICKEY) RAY, 38, Crossville, formerly of Sunbright, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2002 in Harrisonburg, Va.  He was of the Baptist faith.  He was preceded in death by his father Millard Evans; and grandfather Ray Melton.  He is survived by his mother Velma Lois Evans of Crossville; grandmother Treva Melton Long; daughter, Treva Grace Evans; his wife; sisters, Cheryl Huskey of Oliver Springs, Marta Nitzschke of Sunbright and Missy Vincent of Jackson, Tenn.; nephews Thomas (Doodle) Larue, Curtis Larue, Richard Nitzsche II, Lucas Nitzschke and J.C. Vincent; niece Cassie Vincent; brothers-in-law, Tichard Nitzschke, Chris Huskey, Clark Vincent and Tommy Larue; aunt Gerldine Heylek and husband John and Jennifer Heylek; and several other relatives and firneds.  The family received friends Saturday evening, April 27, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright.  Funeral services followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. Tommy Larue and Rev. Raymond Webb officiating.  Graveside services were  Sunday afternoon, Apeil 28, 2002 in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Burrville.  [Morgan County News]

EVANS, ROBERT, ‘BOB CHARLES, 81 of Deer Lodge, passed away Friday, June 8, 2007 in a local hospital. He was born in Castalia, Oh., to Charles and Velma Evans who both preceded him in death.Mr. Evans was a veteran of World War II, a licensed electrician, and with a BS degree in education, he taught for 39 years. He was a member of the Meister Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church in Deer Lodge.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth R. Evans.Surviving him is his wife of 52 years, Bonnie N. Evans; daughters, Joahnna Evans Songer of Visalia, Ca., Karen Evans Howell of Ringgold, Jacquelyn Bryant of Jefferson, Ga.; son, Robert James Evans of Castalia, Oh; also several nieces and nephews and grandchildren. A celebration of the life of Robert Evans is being planned for the very near future. At
this occasion, memories, pictures and thoughts will be on display or verbalized. If you have a contribution youwould like to make, please e-mail bonnienbob@twlakes.net <mailto:bonnienbob@twlakes.net>. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made to the Meister Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church (1145 Meister Hills Road, Deer Lodge, Tn 37726) where funds will be assigned to Mr. Evans’ favorite ministries. Condolences may be made at www.heritagefh.com. Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.  [Roane County News]

EVANS, VELMA A., 80, Burrville, passed away Dec. 5, 2002 in Kindred Hospital of Chattanooga following a lengthy illness.  She was preceded in death by her parents Jerome and Bessie Evans; two brothers Vance and Julian Evans; and sister Martha Evans.  She is survived by a son Jude Evans and wife Teresa; two grandsons, Bryan and Brandon; two granddaughters Alice and Annie, all of Burrville; brother Fred Evans of Lancing; sisters Margaret Brown of Sunbright, Hazel Crouch of Burrville, Lula Hill of New Carlisle, Ohio and Gertrude Sexton of Independence, Ky., and several nieces, nephews, cousins and other friends.  The family received friends Sat. evening, Dec. 7, 2002 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright.  Funeral services were Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Schubert Funeral Home with Bro. David Walker officiating. Interment followed in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Burrville.  [Morgan County News]

EVERETT, MRS. NELLIE COFFEY HENDRIX, age 80 of Harriman passed away Thursday August 12, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. She was preceded in death by her husband: Donnie Everett. Her parents: Lawrence and Essie Coffey. Five brothers: Vance, David, Frank, Leonard and Larry. And two sisters: Ruby and Helen. She is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law: Robert and Diane Hendrix of Oakdale and Ronald Hendrix of Harriman. Two sisters: Wanda Abston of Oakdale and Linda Kilby of Harriman. Six grandchildren: Miranda and her husband Wes, Randi, Robin and her husband James, Rhonda and her husband Keith, Savannah and Conner. Five great grandchildren: Christopher, Rose, Nathan, Trenton and Trenton. And a host of nieces, nephews and other family friends and loved ones.The family will receive friends Saturday August 14, 2010 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM with Rev. Tommy Kilby officiating. Graveside services will be Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM in the Crab Orchard Cemetery in Oakdale. [Davis Funeral Home]


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