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NAGY, MITTIE IMOGENE YOUNG, 85, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006 in Scott County Hospital in Oneida. She was born to the late Sam Epps and the late Nancy E. Young. She was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, James Robert Marlow; sisters, Ellen Collins, Marie Young, Maxine Walls and Geneva Wright; brother, Theo Young; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Sue Nagy. She is survived by son, Ronald Clemond Nagy of Glenmary; four grandchildren, Ronald Craig, Derek Scott, Steven Blake and Autumn Jade Nagy; great-grandchild, Alliyah Sue Nagy of Glenmary Community; and several nieces, nephews, friends and very special friends, Ronald, Tilda and Jacob Bowling of Glenmary. Family received friends Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral service followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. Lou Kyser officiating. Graveside service was Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Coalhill Cemetery, Glenmary.  Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright was in charge of arrangements. [Roane County News]

NAGY, “SUSIE” BONNIE SUE SEABOLT, age 44 of the Nydeck Community (formerly of Scott County), passed away October 5, 2004 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge after a six year battle with breast cancer. She was preceded in death by her father, Troy Earl Seabolt, Sr; Grandparents, Henry and Grace Seabolt and Opal and Captola Davidson. She is survived by her mother, Mary Ann Seabolt of Nydeck; Daughter, Autumn Nagy of Nydeck; Three sons, Ronald Nagy and wife Jessica, Derek Nagy and Blake Nagy; Former husband, father of her children, soul mate and friend, Ronald Nagy; Granddaughter, Alliya Sue Nagy, all of the Coalhill Community; Brother, Troy Seabolt of Sunbright; Two sisters, Tammy Gosnell and husband Harry of Nydeck, Penny Seabolt and Pete Lawson of Helenwood; Four nieces, Tiffany Seabolt, April Gibson, Misty Seabolt and Elaine Gosnell; Four nephews, Pete Lawson, Tyler Seabold, Troy Thomas and Troy Gosnell; Special uncles, Donnie Seabolt of Culleoka, Tn and Lonnie Seabolt of Oneida; Special friends, Sherri Byrd, Buffey Baird and Paula Byrge; She also leaves several aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
The family will receive friends Thursday, October 7, 2004 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. Funeral services will begin at 8 pm with Rev. Tony Webb officiating. A graveside service will be held on Friday, 11 am in Laurel Dale Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers, Dale Byrd, Donnie Seabolt, Harry Gosnell, Steve Terry and Eddie Smith. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NANCE, CHRISTOPHER E., SR., 85, Ohio, died June 10, 2001 in Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Spencerville.  He was born Feb. 14, 1916 in Oakdale to Allen and Tivey Smith Nance.  He was a Navy Veteran of W. W. II serving in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.  On June 15, 1944 he married Mary B. Luthe, who survives.  He was preceded in death by two brothers Joe and Edgar Nance; two sisters Pauline Hooks and Alma Campbell and a grandchild.  He is survived by five sons, Dr. C. Eugene “Gene” (Susan) Nance of Prineville, Ore., Douglas W. (Helen) Nance of Loudon, Tenn., James L. (Suzie) Nance of Okeechobee, Fla, Davie M. (Darcie) Nance of Bucyrus and Dr. Larry A. (Leslie) Nance of Haymarket, Va; a brother, Ralph J. Nance of Lima and 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grand-children. Burial was in Shawnee Cemetery withmilitary rites by Spencerville veterans.  [Morgan County News]

NANCEDAVID CARL,  56, Lancing, died, Feb. 12, 1999.  Preceded by parents, Arthur Sr., and Susie Bonham Nance.Survivors: wife, Judy Norris Nance; daughters, Rhonda, and Kristy; brothers, Bill, Ralph, Arthur Jr., James; sisters, Jewell Murray, Mary Evelyn Schneider, Wanda Landrum and Mildred Painter.  Burial in Kuybley Cemetery[Morgan County News]

NANCE, DONALD R.:  Death of Donald R. Nance, 26, of 314 N. Collett has been attributed to a self-inflicted bullet wound. Acting coroner Charles L. Blumstein said Nance died of a cerebral hemorrhage. Police said they answered a 2 a.m. Saturday report of a shooting at the home.Upon arrival officers said they found Nance lying in the living room bleeding from the right temple. Ambulance Service rushed him.to St. Rita’s Hospital, where he died 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Nance was born Jan. 5, 1945 in Lansing, Tenn.,the son of Virgil C. and Ruth Melton Nance,who survive in Wartburg, Tenn.He married Patricia Briemand she survives with three sons, Donald Jay, Dennis Ray and Daniel Carl, and a daughter Tracy June, all at home. Also surviving are maternal grandmother Mrs.Minerva Melton of Harrimann, Tenn.; four brothers, Douglas D. and Gordon L. of Wartburg, Harry L. of Columbus and Steven P. of Toledo; and five sisters, Phyllis Ann, Janice, Tonya and Mrs. Charles (Freda) Freels, all of Wartburg,and Mrs. Daniel (Sherry) Helton of Lawton, Okla. He was a construction worker and was employed at Briem’s Carry-Out. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lewis Memorial Chapel of Chiles and Sons-Laman Funeral Home, Rev. Mark Burden officiating, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after noon Monday.
Source: Lima News, Lima, Ohio, Sept 26, 1971

NANCE, JAMES RAYMOND, 75, of Hillsboro, Ohio, died July 23, 2000 in Kettering, Ohio.  Born in Lancing, TN on Sept. 9, 1924.  Preceded by parents Arthur and Martha Suzie Bonham Nance, Sr. and one brother.  Survivors:  wife, Evelyn Carr Nance whom he married on May 31, 1947 in Rossville, Ga.  daughters, Dorothy (Cecil) Ayers, Rebecca (Paul) Freeman, and Christiina (Barry) Doroshuck; sons, James Larry Nance, Michael (Jane) Nance and Kenny (Diane) Nance: 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ralph Nance and Bill Nance of Wartburg and Arthur Nance Jr of Jamestown; sisters, Wanda Landrum and Mildred Painter of Oakdale, Mary Schnieder of KY and Jewel Murray of Calif.  Burial in Union Cemetery near Belfast, Ohio.  [Morgan County News]

NANCEVIOLA PETERS  95 of Coalfield, died Sept. 4, 1997.  She was born Oct. 14, 1901.  Preceded in death by her parents, William Peters and Emily Woods Peters; husband, Willie Lee Nance; son, William Ray Nance; and a son-in-law, Virgil Mullins.  She was the oldest living alumnus of Coalfield High School.  Survivors: daughter, Louise Mullins and Bobbie Hill of Coalfield; daughter-in-law, Margaret Nance; 20 grandchildren, 32 g-grandchildren and 10 g-g-grandchildren.   Burial in Estes Cemetery in Coalfield.  (Morgan County News)

NANCEWILLIE LEE  88, of Coalfield, died in Oak Ridge. Survivors: wife, Viola Peters Nance; daughters, Louise Mulliins and Bobbie Hill; 15 grandchildren, 16 g-grandchildren.  Burial in Estes Cemetery, Coalfield.  [Morgan County News]

NAPIER, THE REV. LOYD “PREACHER”,  Retired Baptist minister, 78, of 415 Cumberland Road, Coalfield, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2002, at Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. Born March 7, 1923, in Harlan, Ky., he was the son of John and Zonia Napier, who are deceased.  Rev. Napier was a retired Baptist minister. A minister and pastor for over 49 years, his pastorate was in Crocket, Bell County, Ky. He then served as pastor in Lewallen and High Splint, Ky.  In 1959, he became the pastor of Middle Creek Baptist Church in Coalfield, and in 1962 served as pastor of Echote Baptist Church in Calhoun, Ga. He served as a pioneer  missionary in 1965 in Miles City, Mont., and established a church there. Rev. Napier then served as a missionary in Kenton, Ohio, and established a mission there.  In 1968, he became the pastor of Middle Creek Baptist Church for the second time and served for 20 years before retiring in 1988. After retirement, Rev. Napier served as interim pastor at Mossy Grove Church and at Crab Orchard Church, serving at the latter until his health failed.  A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he always expressed a love for his country, his  family said. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for Gallantry and was presented with six Bronze Stars for his service in six major campaigns. Rev. Napier is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lois Geraldine Shoemaker Napier; his daughter, Sharon K. Jackson and her husband, Jerry; two sons, Henry Napier and Mark Napier and his wife, Sherena; and nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister and a brother, Hazel Wright and Sylvan Napier. The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 6, at Middle Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Bargiol, the Rev. Ronald Guthrie and the Rev. Mack Smith officiating. A graveside service was to be conducted at 11 this morning, Jan. 7, at Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg handled the arrangements.  [The Oak Ridger]

NARHI, NINA WALKER, age 88, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday evening, July 21, 2009. She was a resident of Windsor House @ Champion. She was born on March 14, 1921 in Sunbright, Tn, the daughter of Lee and Marie Walker.Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren. She made hundreds of quilts just to give them away to family and friends. She enjoyed her vegetable and flower gardens and watching the birds from her window. She also enjoyed cooking and was well known for her Southern Biscuits and Fried Apple Pies.She was the beloved mother of Ann (Shirl) Parsons of Warren, Ohio; Troy Duncan of Chardon, Ohio; Linda (Bob) Schwartz of Peru, In.; Ray Duncan of Andover, Ohio; Brenda (James) Hernandez, Pierpont, Ohio and Judy Davis of Macy, In. She had 15 Grandchildren and 20 Great-Grandchildren. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Mae Duncan of Miamisburg, Ohio; Ruth Beshears of Gatewood Ford, Tn; Mossie Beasley of Centerville, Tn.; and a brother, George Walker of Sunbright, Tn. and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband, Troy Duncan, 2nd husband, Larry Narhi; brothers, Kenneth, Junior and Reed Walker; and sister, Nellie Summers; and longtime friend, Harley “Dude” Reagan. Schubert Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Calling hours were held on Saturday, July 25th starting at 11 a.m. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Internment was at Byrd Church Cemetery. Brother Herb Judkins officiated. In lieu of flowers, Love Donations maybe made to Windsor House @ Champion, 200 E. Glendola, Warren, Ohio, in memory of Nina Narhi. www.schubertfuneralhome.com [Schubert Funeral Home]

NASH, MAUDE JONES  90, Deer Lodge, died June 14, 1997.  Preceded in death by husband, Thomas Arthur Nash and several brothers and sisters. Survived by daughters; Evaughn Monroe of Deer Lodge and Ruth Hall of Ohio.; 7 grandchildren, and 1- g-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Bain and Hallie Kindred both of Knoxville, and Addie Ryons and Dora Clark both of Deer Lodge; brothers, Clifford Jones of Deer Lodge and Julian Jones of Wartburg.  Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery.  (Morgan County News)

NATION, MRS. PENNY WEIFORD, age 43, of Clinton, formerly of Petros, passed away Tuesday April 14, 2009 at her home. She was a member of Petros Fellowship Church of God. She was employed by Food City in Oak Ridge. Mrs. Nation is survived by husband; James L. Nation of Clinton; Sons; Brandon Nation and Logan Nation both of Clinton; Grandpuppy (her baby); Dido Renfro Nation; Mother; Faye Weiford of Wartburg; Father; Eddie Weiford of KingstonStep-mother; Shelia Weiford; Brothers; Robbie Weiford of Kingston and Brian Weiford of Wartburg. Mother-in-law and father-in-law; Leonard and Helen Nation of Oliver Springs. The family will receive friends Thursday April 16, 2009 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow with Bro. Billy Baker and Bro. Garvan Walls officiating. Graveside service will be Friday at 11:00 A.M. in the Petros Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NEAL, ARDELL, 74, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at his home. He was founder and owner of Neal’s Jewelry in Oliver Springs, which he operated until his health became impaired. He was a master jeweler and watchmaker.  Mr. Neal was born April 22, 1928, in Soddy-Daisy, and he was raised in Petros, the son of Ernest and Dorcas Neal. His father died three years after his birth. He was raised by his mother and grandparents, Joe and Nancy Ellen Daugherty. All are deceased. His family said he was a talented musician who had a great love for gospel music. Mr. Neal was a member and deacon of Tuppertown Baptist Church in Oliver Springs. He was also a member of the Clinch River Cherokee Council and the South Eastern Cherokee Council, Inc. He is survived by his wife, Lil Neal; his son, Marsie Neal of Oak Ridge; and his daughters, Juanita Patrick and her husband, Mike, and Teresa Pride and her husband, Phillip, all of Oliver Springs. Mr. Neal is also survived by his grandchildren, Garry Ashley and his wife, Theresa, Larry Ashley and his wife, Edwina, Verlon Cross II, Brad Neal and his wife, Chanda, Brian Neal and his wife, Christy, Jonathan Neal and his wife, Christina, Anita Wright and Erica Walker; his great-grandchildren, Chelsea Ashley, Shane Ashley, Brandy Neal, Ivy Neal, Tesa Neal, Jonathan Neal, Ronni Wright, Toni Wright and Alaysia Walker. John Davis, Sammy Joe Moore, Skip Starnes, Donna Forstrom, Marge Luttrell, Sharon Patterson and a trusted companion, Patches, were listed among his closest friends. In addition to his parents and grandparents, Mr. Neal was preceded in death by three brothers, Jack Neal, Glen Neal and Marsie Neal. The family said a daughter has been missing since 1991.  The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Oct. 4, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Don Daugherty, the Rev. Ralph Wilson and the Rev. Mike Pride, officiating. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Adcock Cemetery in Coalfield. The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Parkinson Disease Foundation of Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. [Oak Ridger]

NEAL,  BERTIS–61, of Wartburg, died Tuesday, April 15, 1986, in U.T. Hospital, Knoxville.  He was born  May 14, 1924 in Strunk, Kentucky.  He was a World War II veteran, having served in the United States Army from 1942-1945, and married Pauline Lloyd on July 13, 1945.  He had worked fro Plateau Electric Coop, Wartburg, from 1946 until the present.  He was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church, and had taught the Adult Class there, and was a charter member of the IBEW Unit for Scott and Morgan Counties.  He was Past Master of the Blue Lodge In Wartburg, and received his 32nd degree of Scottish Rite Masonry at Knoxville Consistory, organized the Scott Rite Club in Morgan County, served as President of the Morgan County Scottish Rite Club, and received the KCCH award in 1975.  He was a member of the Roane County Shrine club the Wizard Unit and the Motor Patrol Unit. He organized the Morgan County Shrine Club and served as its President.  Survivors are his wife, Pauline, four daughters, Mary Ann Neal, Wilma Whaley and Keela Neal, all of Wartburg, and Betty Beatty Edwards of Knoxville; three sons, Donald Ray of Texas, Rex Michael and John Bertis, both of Wartburg; two daughters-in-laws, Lenore and Libby Neal; two sons-in-laws, James M. Whaley and George Edward, and father-in-law, Paul Lloyd; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild.  Also surviving are a sister: Mrs. Lola Richardson of Pine Knot, Kentucky; four brothers, Benny Neal, Esler Neal and Junior Neal all of Pine Knot, Kentucky and Lonnie Neal of Wilder, Tennessee.  A Masonic service was held Wednesday night at 8 at the funeral home.  Funeral services will be held today (Thursday) at 1 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. James Blakeny and Dr. Glenn Patton officiating.  Interment will follow in Elizabeth Cemetery, with Schuberts of Wartburg in charge. [Morgan County News, 4/17/1986]

NEAL, EMMA JO HONEYCUTT, age 30, died 6/3/1965, Oakdale.  Survivors, Eugene Neal; daughter, Sinda Kay, age 7, Lisa Ann, age 17 months; son Michael age 4.  Mother, Velia Brown Honeyycutt; brothers, Ira Lynn, Edward, Clyde, Fred, Crass; sisters, Mrs. Glenn Richardson, Alene Pellum and Luna Mae Crass.  Burial Crab Orchard Cemetery. [Morgan County Newes]

NEAL, MARSIE, 71, Oak Ridge, died April 9, 2001.  Preceded by parents, Ernest and Dorcas Neal; step-father, Paul Moore; brothers, Glen and Jack Neal; and grandson, Dustin Hempling.  Survivors: daughter, Tina Hempling of Belleville, Ill; son Kenny Neal and wife Delonda of Wartburg; two grandchildren; brother Ardell Neal of Oak Ridge.  Burial in Petros Cemetery,  [Morgan County News]

NEAL, REBA JUANITA – age 73, a resident of Coalfield, passed away Friday, September 21, 2001, at the home of her daughter in Lowell, Massachusetts. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Pearl Farr, and by her husband, Jack Neal. Mrs. Neal was born March 18, 1928, in Roda, Virginia. She has lived in Coalfield since 1934. She was employed as a Avon District Manager for Avon, Inc., before her retirement. She was a member of Tuppertown Baptist Church of Oliver Springs. Survivors: son, Jimmie Neal and wife Linda of Oliver Springs; daughter, Linda Henderson and husband Bruce of Lowell, Mass.; grandchildren, Lynn Hyatt, Lance Hyatt, Heather Ashley, and Jennifer Russell; great-grandchild, Christian Hyatt; brother, Jimmy Farr and wife Wilma of Coalfield; special friends, Betty Jackson, Jonelle Gebauer, Ralph Wilson, Carol Dean Cope, Mable Russell, Nita Patrick, Alaysia Walker, Melissa Madget (Goddaughter). She was also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 24, 2001, at 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Sharp  Funeral Home with Rev. Ralph Wilson and Rev. Willie Aiken officiating. Friends may call Monday, between the hours of 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial and graveside services will be held Tuesday, September 25, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Anderson Memorial Gardens. Sharp Funeral Home, is in charge of the arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

NEAL, ROXIE L. McGILL, 79, Oakdale, unexpectedly passed away Sunday, May 29, 2005 at Ft. Sanders Park West Medical Center in Knoxville.  She was an employee of the Miller & Brewer Co. in Harriman for 30 years and was then employed for 10 years as commissary worker at Brushy Mountain. She was of the Baptist Faith.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, S. E. Neal; her parents; two sisters; and two brothers.  She is survived by son; Robert Wayne Neal and wife Katy Neal of Harriman; granddaughter, Tammy Haverly and husband Dr. David Haverly of Knoxville; great-grandchildren, Autumn Haverly and Colton Harvey of Knoxville; very special nieces, Karlene, Carolyn, Barbara, Judy and Rena; and nephews, Jerry, Dean and Carl.  Funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home Chapel in Harriman with Rev. Bill Young and Rev. Dennis Jarnagin officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Crab Orchard Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Kyker Funeral Home Harriman. [Roane County News]

Date: Jun 18 1946
Notes: Neff: Ida May, beloved mother of Vera Neff Carnathan, Theodore R. and Mrs. Estella Fox; sister of Gus Heidle of Wartburg Tenn., and grandmother; residence, 11320 Hessler Rd. Friends received at the De Vand Funeral Home, 11130 Euclid Ave. Services Tuesday, 1:30 p. m.
[Source: ?;  Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #060]


NELSON, CARL RICHARD ‘RICKY’, died May 4, 2005 at his home from a terminal illness. He is survived by his wife Carolyn Nelson, son Tracy and wife Melanie Nelson of Oakdale, son Ricky Nelson of Midtown, daughter Anna Nelson of Midtown, and two beautiful grandchildren Hannah and Hayden Nelson both of Oakdale, father, Fred Nelson of Oakdale, brother George Nelson and wife Brenda of Knoxville, sister Judy and husband Mike Zumstein of Oakdale, sister Joyce Miles and husband Doyle of Greenville, sister Helen and husband Fred Cook of Oakdale, brother Freddie and wife Shelly Nelson of Oakdale, and brother Mark Nelson of Oakdale. He is preceded in death by his mother, Anna Lee Walker Nelson, sister Susie Price, and brother Bobby Joe Nelson. Special friends, Todd Wicks, Melvin Chandler, Wiley Almond, Kim England, Tanner Eaton and all area HAM operators from 147.255 frequency. Funeral arrangements are at Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston on Friday May 6, 2005. Receiving friends from 6pm until 8pm with funeral following with Rev. Wayne Nelson officiating. Graveside services will be at Rankin Chapel at 11am Saturday, May 7, 2005. [Kyker Funeral Home]

NELSON, MRS. ERNESTINE BONHAM, age 88 of Wartburg, born June 10, 1922 in Lancing, Tn., passed away Monday, June 28, 2010, at the Life Care Center of Morgan County. She was preceded in death by infant Son, Donald Lee Nelson, grandson Michael Nelson and great-grandson, Tucker Howard, parents, Vester and Marie Bonham, brothers, Edward, Gerald and Charles, sisters, Pauline, Josephine, Christine and Florine. She was a lifetime member of Shady Grove Church of Lancing, where she served 30 years as church secretary and she worked with the Wartburg Elementary School system for 30 years. She is survived by husband of 71 years, Leo Nelson of Catoosa. Son, Benny Nelson, of Catoosa. Daughters and Sons-in-law: Diana and Wesley Howard, of Wartburg, Wanda and Barry Fowler, of Nashville, Martha Nelson, of Knoxville, Evelyn Jane and Carlos Brooks, of Tellico Village. Brothers, Elton Bonham, of Lancing and Kenneth Bonham, of Knoxville, Sister, Betty Melhorn, of Wartburg. Six grandchildren; Tim Nelson, Shelia Mullican, Marvin Howard, Monty Howard, Amy Creech and Chris Fowler and twelve great Grandchildren.The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, June 30, 2010, from 6 to 8 P.M. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8 P.M. with Rev. Bill Durham, Rev. Ralph Nance and Rev. Arthur Nance, Jr. officiating. Graveside service will be held Thursday 10 A.M. Nelson Cemetery in Catoosa. Special thanks to the staff at Life Care and to special devoted sitters. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NELSON, EVELYN JEFFERS, passed away Tue. Feb. 4, 2003 in her home in Kansas City, MO.  She was a member of the Blue Ridge Baptist Church in Kansas City.  Evelyn was an honor student at Sunbright High School in Sunbright.  She earned a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee in Home Economics and a M.S. Degree in Education from the Univ. of Missouri. She worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She taught in and retired from the Kansas City School System, where she received many awards for outstanding teaching methods.  Evelyn was preceded in death by her father and mother Willard E. and Bessie Strunk Jeffers of Scott and Morgan County; brothers A. J. and Willard Jeffers, Jr. of Morgan County; sister-in-law Vella Nelson Long of Morristown; and father and mother-in-law H. Conrad and Bessie Reed Nelson.  She is survived by her husband of 52 years, H.C. Nelson of Kansas City; sister and brother-in-law June and Dale Boring of Kingston; sister-in-law Sydney Nelson Leonard and brother-in-law Fred Long of Morristown; sisters-in-law Rita Jeffers and Virginia Jeffers of Morgan County; a number of nieces and nephews and aunt Hazel Strunk Arrowood of Morgan County.  Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church, Sunbright with Bro. Sonny Works officiating. Interment followed in the Sunbright City Cemetery.  The family received friends Sunday from 1 until 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church Sunbright.  [Morgan County News]

NELSON, FRED H. – age 90 of Rockwood passed away Thursday November 19, 2009 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. He was a strong believer in the Lord, and was also an avid deer hunter. Preceded in death by his first wife Dorothy Nelson and second wife Clara Nelson; sons, Ricky and Bobby Joe Nelson; and daughter Susie Baird. Survivors include daughters Joyce and husband Doyle Miles of Greenville, TN, Judy and husband Mike Zumestein of Rockwood, TN, Helen Cook of Oakdale, TN; sons George and wife Brenda Nelson of Knoxville, TN, Freddie and Shellie Nelson of Rockwood, TN, Mark Nelson of Rockwood, TN; six sisters: three brothers; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral 12 noon, Saturday, November 21, 2009 in the Kyker Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Old Mt Pisgah Cemetery in Rockwood. The family will receive friends from 10 until 12 noon Saturday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston. [Knoxville News Sentinel]

NELSON, HAZEL MINNIE, age 74 of Riverside, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2004. Hazel was born in Oakdale, TN, February 21, 1930, formerly employed at McCalls and preceded in death by her first husband, Henry C. Kelly. Survived by her beloved husband, Omer; daughters, Shirley Johnson, Mildred VanFossen and Barbara Boggs; son, William Kelly; step-children, Glen Nelson, Judy Mahaffey, Harold, Mike and Penny Nelson; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sister, Ethel Hines and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral service 1:30 P.M. Monday at the GEORGE C. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, “Northridge Chapel”, 5040 Frederick Pk. at Needmore Rd. Pastor Thomas Bowman officiating. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 12:30 P.M. Monday until time of services at the George C. Martin Funeral Home. (Source: Dayton Daily News; Dayton, Montgomery County, OH; 23 October 2004)

NELSON, JAY B., ‘JAYPOP’, went home to be with his Lord on Oct 1, 2002.  He was born Sept 9, 1947 in Lancing.  He was a faithful and very loved member of the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Deer Lodge and a Vietnam War Veteran having served 2 tours and 1 tour as the greatest dad ever.  He was also an avid Tennessee football fan.  He was preceded in death by his parents Ben G. Nelson and Alta L. and Clyde Manning and two sisters Gwynn Duffle and Rolena James.  He leaves behind a beloved wife of 15 years Fayne Aytes Nelson; five sons who couldn’t have had a better dad, Jeremy Kell and finacee Tonya Carbona, Nathan and Ronita Beasley, Scott and Sheila Beasley, Dyke and Barb Beasley and Keith and Gina Beasley; 12 grandchildren; two sisters Sue Dibble and Freda Tressel. Graveside service, with full military honors given by Fort Campbell Army Base, were in Forrestner Cemetery in Lancing.  Davis Funeral Home, Harriman was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]

NELSON, MR. JOHN H., age 87 of Crossville, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2009. John served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was wounded and spent 14 months recovering from his wounds. He was a highly decorated veteran with 11 service medals. He was preceded in death by his parents: Hiram and Blanche Nelson and brother, Jimmy Ray Nelson.  He is survived by daughter, Joyce (Jerry) McCoy of Kodak, TN; sons: John Paul Nelson of Crossville, TN and Timothy Jay Nelson of Smyrna, TN; brothers: Ralph Nelson of Vandalia, OH, Kenneth (Edna) Nelson of Fairfield, OH, and Robert Wayne (Martha) Nelson of Brookville, Ohio; sisters: Freda (Ottis) Ramsey of Cookeville, TN, and Shelby (Bob) Clear of Brookville, OH; ten grandchildren; fifteen great, grandchildren; six great, great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and special loving friends: Joyce Williams, Misty Brackins, Dorothy Webb, and Ellen Ogle. The family will receive friends Friday, December 11, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Bro. Ottis Ramsey and Bro. Kevin Nelson officiating.  Graveside service will be Saturday at 12:00 noon in the Nelson Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NELSON, LESTER Q., 86, Arcanum, Ohio, died early Saturday morning, April 2, 2005, in the Grace Brethren Village, Englewood, Ohio where he had resided for four years. Mr. Nelson was born in Morgan County, July 14, 1918, to the late Sam and Emma (Farmer) Nelson. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church Arcanum. Lester was a retired Machinist repairman for the former Dayton Walther Steel Foundry, Dayton, Ohio retiring in 1975 after 33 years of work. He is survived by his wife Lucy (Landrum) Nelson whom he married February 1, 1941; daughters Bonnie D. Brown and her husband Nick of Lewisburg, Ohio, Gloria L. Whittaker and her husband Donald of Greenville, Ohio; grandchildren Rebecca Brown of Tipp City, Ohio, Richard Brown of Lewisburg, Ohio, Wayne Whittaker and Andrew Whittaker both of Greenville, Ohio; four great-grandchildren; two sisters Glenna Scott of Wartburg, Ann Drake of Springfield, Ohio; three brothers Leo Nelson of Wartburg, Lonnie Nelson and Lloyd Nelson of Oak Ridge. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m.  [Roane County News]

NELSON, LONNIE CARL, SR. – age 85, a resident of The Dyllis Community of Roane County passed away Saturday, February 18, 2006 at Briarcliff Health Care Center of Oak Ridge. Mr. Nelson was born January 23, 1921 in Morgan County moving to Roane County in 1958. Mr. Nelson was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wartburg since 1946. He worked as a millwright and retired from Union Carbide at the Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving his country during WWII. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Emma Farmer Nelson, by a granddaughter, Angela Foster, by a brother, Lester Nelson, by sisters-in-law, Alene Nelson of Morgan County, and Ruth Buck of Ohio, and by four brothers-in-law, Edward Griffith, Don Drake, Huston Buck, all of Ohio, and Sam Scott of Morgan County. Survivors: wife of 62 years, Helen Buck Nelson of the Dyllis Community; daughter, Norma Lutrell and husband David of Dyllis; sons, Lonnie Nelson Jr. and wife Wanda of Oak Ridge, Ronnie Nelson and wife Joyce of Dyllis; grandchildren, Bill Galloway and wife Mary of Kingston, Paul Galloway and wife Candi of Knoxville, Carl Nelson and wife Becky of Cosby, David Nelson and wife Christina of London, KY, Angela Nelson of Knoxville, Thomas Nelson and wife Stacey of Harriman, Anthony Lutrell and wife Cathy of Kingston, Michael Lutrell of Rockwood; 21 great grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brothyers, Leo Nelson and wife Ernestine of Morgan County, Lloyd Nelson of Mossy Grove; sisters, Glenna Scott of Wartburg, Anna Drake of Springfield, Ohio; sister-in-law, Lucy Nelson of Arcanum, Ohio. He is also survived by special friends, former co-workers, former teachers and present teachers at the Dyllis school, nieces and nephews, and extended family members. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 22, 2006, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 pm at Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home chapel at 8:00 pm with Rev. Sonny Works officiating. Burial and graveside services with full military honors will be held Thursday, February 24, 2006 at 2:00 pm at Roane Memorial Gardens. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  [Roane County News]


NELSON, WALTER, age 68, formerly of Pine Orchard, died in Rockwood; He was the son of Richard and Rosie White Nelson;  sons, Fred, Russell, Charles  and Donald Nelson;  daughters, Opal Marsh, Thelma Grimm, Robbie Gibbs and Wilma Their and Gladys Smith.  32 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren;  brothers, Elmer, Arba and Bob Nelson; sister Mrs. George Griffith.  [Morgan County News]

NEWBERRY, ELLA MAE – age 66, of Oakdale, passed away  August 10, 2000  She had been a member of First Baptist Church in Oakdale for over 30 years, but had recently moved her membership to Liberty Baptist Church in Wartburg, as she had built a new house near her childhood home. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Roy Newberry; parents, Ed O. and Della Petree; brothers, Leonard and Carl Petree. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Louis and Melissa Newberry; grandchildren, Meredith and Taylor of Coalfield; son, Keith Newberry and grandchildren, Alisha, Jeremy and Eric of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a very special sister and brother in law, Geneva and John Calvin Newberry of Wartburg. Burial in Roane Memorial Gardens in Roane Co.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

NEWBERRY, CLYDE L.  died Sept 10, 1999 in Joliet, Ill.  He was born July 11, 1935 in Lancing.  Preceded by parents, Charlie and Mary Newberry; sisters, Helen Diden, Hazel Watson; brother, George Roy Newberry. Suurvived by wife of 42 years, Diane Larsen Newberry; son, Craig, (Jackie); daughter Cara; two grandsons; brothers, Jack (Louise), Lawrence, Charles and Alfred Newberry; sister, June Hamby, Jean Newberry, Martha Armes, Joyce Armesand Sue Goodson; mother-in-law, Carol Larsen (Al) Fiser;Interment in Hills of Rest Cemetery. [Morgan County News]

NEWBERRY, ETHEL HALL,   84, Wartburg died Sept, 22, 1995.  Preceded by brothers Clifford and Burl Morgan and sister Ola Laymance.  Survivors:  husband, Archie Newberry; son, Charles and wife Phyllis Hall, step-children Archie Newberry Jr., and Michael Newberry; 3 grandchildren; and other children she raised-Geneva Clay, Gerald T. Schubert and Lucy Allen.  Also surviving; brother, Guy and wife Cordia Morgan; sistgers, Cassie Lucille and husband C. J. Tapscott, Flora Marie and husbnd James Zick, and Lolita and husband Bob Bailey.  Burial in Liberty Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

NEWBERRYGEORGE ROY,  71, Oakdale, died, Sept 19, 1997.  Preceded by parents, Charlie and Mary Newberry; sisters, HelenDiden and Hazel Watson.  Survivors: wife, Ella Mae Newberry; sons Louis and wife Melissa Newberry, and Keith and wife Kim Newberry. 5 grandchildren; sisters, June Hamby, Joyce Armes, Martha Armes, Jean Newberry and Sue Goodson; brothers; Alfred, Charles, Clyde, Wayne and Jackie Newberry. Interment in Roane Memorial Gardens, Roane Co., Tn. [Morgan County News]

NEWBERRY, JIMMY R., 68, of Coalfield, died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and the son of Archie P. and June Armes Newberry, who are deceased.  Mr. Newberry had worked as a corrections officer at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary for over 30 years. He was a charter member of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local No. 2173. He was a lover of the outdoors, especially fishing. Mr. Newberry was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church at Gobey and a faithful Christian, his family said. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Helen J. “Jackie” Nichols Newberry; his daughter, Janet Lynn McQueen of Knoxville; his granddaughter, Sarah McCann and her husband, David, of Deer Lodge; and his great-grandchildren, Valerie McCann and Cody McCann, both of Deer Lodge.  Mr. Newberry is also survived by four brothers, David Newberry and his fiancee, Tammy Schubert, of Rockwood, Johnny Newberry and his wife, Deanna, of Harriman, Archie Newberry Jr. and his wife, Elizabeth, of Seneca, S.C., and Michael S. Newberry and his wife, Donna, of Coalfield; and several nieces and nephews.  Virgil E. Stringfield and his wife, Syble, of Knoxville, were considered special friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Newberry was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jo Park; two brothers, John C. Newberry and Kenneth Newberry; and by his grandparents, Issac Baker “Boss” Newberry, Mary Lee Pitts Newberry and John C. and Tennessee Armes. A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8, at Estes Cemetery in Coalfield. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 tonight, June 7, at the Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.  [Oak Ridger]

NEWBERRY, MRS. PATRICIA ‘PAT’, age 69 of Oakdale, passed away WednesdayApril 1, 2009 at her home. She has gone home to be with her mother, Ethel Mae Swinney. She worked her whole life in sacrifice to her family and friends. She was loved by all who met her and she met no one who was not a friend. She will be missed by her family and never forgotten. She is survived by her son, D. Curtis Newberry and her beloved daughter-in-law, Deborah. Her daughter, Sherry Denise Burgess and her beloved son-in-law: Kenneth. Two grandsons, Joshua David and Jacob Daniel Newberry. One brother, Jim Swinney of Texas and cousins Jimmy and Sue Wynn of Dublin, Georgia and Sue Hires of Jessup, Georgia.The family would like to extend a special thank you to Bro. Charles Webb who was so comforting during this time.  A private service will be held at a later
date. [Davis Funeral Home]

NEWBERRY, MRS MILDRED LOVE, 74 of Wartburg, went home to be with her Lord, Monday, November 16, 2009. She was born May 12, 1935. Mildred was a devoted wife, mother and sister who enjoyed spending her time in the kitchen creating her favorite recipes. She was a long time member of the Shady Grove Church in Lancing Tennessee.She was preceded in death by her parents George and Annie Collins, Sisters: Elsie Howard Nellie Howard, Pearl Brown, Georgie Potter and Junie Winegar, Brothers: Hershel, Lee, Willard and Cletus Collins. Mrs. Newberry is survived by her husband Raymond Lee Newberry. Sons: Ken and wife Donna, Todd and finance Tiffany and Carey Newberry all of Wartburg. Grandchildren Natasha Francis and husband Aaron, Dereck Newberry and her great grandchildren Kylie and Wyatt Francis. Also surviving is her sister Retha Bonham of Allardt and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and loved ones. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, November 17th from 6 to 8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the funeral service to follow with Rev. Billy Durham and Rev. Junior Nance officiating. Graveside will be at 11:00 a.m. , November 18, 2009 in the Shady Grove Church Cemetery in Lancing Tennessee. Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg is in charge of the arrangements. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NEWBERRY, SHIRLEY,  54, of Wartburg, passed away, April 25, 1997.  She was preceded in death by her father, Charlie Allen.. Survivors:  husband, Alfred Newberry; daughters, Debbie Douglas of Ill., Deneen Wilkins of Petros; mother Jane Jones of Ill., step -sons, Allen Newberry of Petros and Edd Newberry of Ill.; sister, Lella Brown of Ill.  Several grandchildren, bniueces and nephews. Burial in Armes Chapel Cemetery. (Morgan County News)

NEWBERRY, KENNETH WAYNE, 62, Wartburg, passed away Tuesday evening, May 7, 2002 in the Life Care Center of Morgan County.  He was of the Baptist Faith and an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War.  He was preceded in death by his parents Emmitt and Lula Moore Newberry and son-in-law Paul Todd Jr.  He is survived by his wife, Dot Newberry; duaghters Trissanna Todd of Ohio, Brenda and Dennis Whaley of Wartburg and Tina and Mike Dilbeck o0f Wartburg; grandchildren, Shannon Todd, Christina Todd, Jennifer Dilbeck and Christina Dilbeck; great-grandson Paul Edward Dotson; sister Barbara Newberry of Dayton, Ohio; several nieces, nephews sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.  The family received friends Thur. evening May 9, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg.  Funeral services followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. John Bonham and Rev. Luke Ward officiating.  Graveside services were Friday morning at 11 a.m. in Morgan Memorial Gardens.  [Morgan County News]

NEWBROUGH, MRS. ELSIE D., 41, died yesterday afternoon in her home. 517 Foster Ave.,afTer an illness of six years. She was pronounced dead at Elyria Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Newbrough was born in Tennessee and had lived in Elyria, 24 years. Surviving are her husband, Joseph W. Newbrough, a son. Joseph R. of Elyria: a daughter, Karen Delores, at home; her mother. Mrs Grace Lester of Wartburg. Tenn . two sisters, Mrs. .Nora Carter of Elyria and Mrs. Sonja Parks of South Carolina and five brothers. Jack, Thomas and Fat Lester, all of Wartburg. Tenn.. and Simon and William Lester, both of .Nashville, Tenn. The funeral service will be Friday at 2 p m . at the Shubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Tenn. Burial will be in Lester Cemetery at Wartburg. The Sudro-Curtis Funeral Home has charge of local arrangements.
Source: Chronicle Telegram, Elyria, Ohio, 2/5/1969

NEWBERRY, MRS. MURIEL BRASEL – age 99 of Wartburg, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2005 in the Life Care Center of Morgan Co. She was the oldest member of the First Baptist Church of Wartburg. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Harvey Newberry; parents, Perry and Myrtle Brasel; brother, Glen Brasel; sisters, Lucille Jones and twin sister Mabel Howard. Survived by: children, June Trout of Wartburg, Helen and husband George Vawter of Centerville, OH; grandchildren, Ronnie and Della Trout of Lancing, Darrell and Rhonda Trout of Wartburg, Denise and Junior Bowlin of Morristown, Darlene and Mark Kilby of Wartburg; great- grandchildren, Doug and Michelle Trout of Lancing, Spring Trout of Lancing, Derek and Blake Hamby of Morristown, Alyssa Kilby of Wartburg; Great-great-grandchildren, Tyler Trout of Lancing, Brett Trout and Jordan Hensley of Wartburg. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, July 14, 2005 at Schubert Funeral Home from 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow in the Chapel with Rev.Tom Mooty officiating. Graveside service will be Friday morning 11:00 a.m. in Wartburg City Cemetery.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]


NEWPORT, MR. EMMETT HAROLD, age 74, of Sunbright, Tennessee, born September 15, 1932 and passed away on April 15, 2007 at the Life Care Center of Morgan County.  Emmett was a faithful member of the White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Sunbright and was retired from General Motors with 30 years of service.He was preceded in death by loving wife; Frankie Virginia (Collins) Newport.Parents; Idle and Ava (Kirby) Newport and step-mother; Marie (Webb) Newport.Mr. Newport is survived by children; Harold Dewayne Newport of Cleveland, TN., Frances Darlene Newport of Sunbright, TN , Russell Dale Newport of Ravenna, OH and Ricky Dean Newport and fiance’; Freda Grimms of Chattanooga, TN.Two grandchildren; Michael Dewayne Newport and wife Erica of Ft. Rucker, AL, and Eric Dale Newport of Ravenna, OH.  Four great-grandchildren.  Dad is now joined with his loving wife and will be greatly missed by his children. The family receive friends on Wednesday April 18, 2007 from  6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright.  Funeral service will follow at with Rev. David Coffman and Rev. Charles Webb officiating.. Graveside service will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at the Sunbright Cemetery.  Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright in charge of arrangements.

NEWPORT, MRS. JEAN DYER – of Wartburg, passed away Thursday, January 5, 2006 at her home. She was preceded in death by parents; Mitt and Elsie Dyer, brothers; Alex, Bill and Bernard Dyer. sister; Reba and two infant daughters; Pauline and Minnie Lee. She is survived by her husband, Burl Newport; sons, Harold and Kenneth Newport; daughter, Berlene; grandchildren, Melissa, Mark and Shane; brother, Herman Dyer. The family will receive friends Friday evening, January 6, 2006 from 6-8:00, Schubert Funeral Home Wartburg, Tn. Funeral services will follow visitation with Elder Kenneth Robbins officiating. Graveside services will be January 7, 2006, 11:00 a.m. in Macedonia Church cemetery. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

NEWBERRY, MR. JOHN CALVIN – age 81, of Wartburg, went to his heavenly home on February 14, 2009. Calvin was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and a deacon of the church since 1953. He retired from Y-12 in 1993. Calvin was preceded in death by parents, Luther and Ethel Adams Newberry; and sister, Edna Newberry. Surviving loving wife of 60 years, Geneva Petree Newberry; daughter, Cathy McCoy, of Wartburg; granddaughter and husband, Haley and Jesse Laymance, Wartburg; sisters, Rena (Tommy) Edington, Ooltewah, TN, Geneva Beaty Ooltewah, TN; brothers, William R. (Mary) Newberry, Wartburg, Raymond (Mildred) Newberry, Wartburg, M. L. (Peggy) Newberry, Chattanooga, TN, Bobby Newberry, Wartburg; special nephew, Louis Newberry and family, Wartburg; and many nieces and nephews and special friend, Justin Freytag. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, Liberty Baptist Church, Wartburg, with Rev. Paul Frick officiating. Interment will be in the Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood, TN. Mr. Newberry will be taken to the church thirty minutes prior to the service. www.schubertfuneralhome.com  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

NEWPORT, KENNETH DARIL, beloved husband of Mary Jo (Spahr) Newport, father to Jany, step-father of Steve, Victoria, John, Dan, Melissa and Tim Jordan, beloved grandfather to 12 grandchildren and five great grandchildren, son of the late Henry and Ruby Newport of Sunbright, TN, brother to Lorraine, Frankie, Opal, Charlene, Billy and the late Ben Newport. Retired Platoon Sergeant US Army (1954- 74), 2 tours of Combat Duty Vietnam, Graduate of the 7th Non Commissioned Officers Academy with Merit. The Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medals are several of his decorations and accommodations. Died Monday, August 15, 2005, age 68 at the family home in Milford. Visitation for family and friends Friday, August 19th Evans Funeral Home, Milford, OH 1 to 2 P.M. services immediately after. Burial at Graceland Memorial Gardens after Services. Memorials may be directed to Odyssey Health Care, 4350 Glendale-Milford Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45242. Funeral Home: Evans Funeral Home Inc. Funeral Date: Aug. 19, 2 p.m. [Cincinnati Post]

NEWPORT, PHYLLIS ANN REDMON, age 59 of Wartburg passed away at her home Wednesday, May 26, 2004 at 10:15 am. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. She had worked at Citizen’s Bank and Trust Co. for 23 years and also at Citizen’s First Bank, Wartburg. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Carl and Ella Terry, John and Frieda Redmon; Father, Larry (Bill) Redmon. She is survived by her husband, Harold Newport; Mother, Gertrude Redmon; Sisters, Linda (Gary) Petrey, Barbara (Leonard) McNeese, “Special sister”, Berlene Ekmark; Nephew, Larry Petrey; Nieces, Valerie Anderson and Missy Ekmark and special little buddy, Maxwell Anderson; Several other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Friday, May 28, 2004 from 6-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 8 pm with Pastor Paul Frick officiating. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, 11 am in Liberty Church Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NEWBERRY, PORTER ARCHIE,  85, died, Nov. 22, 1997.  Preceded in death by parents, Issac Baker and Mary Lee Pitts Newberry.; two wives, Carrie June Armes Newberry and Leatha Armes Newberry; two sons, John C. and
Kenneth; brothers, Charlie, Luther, Wayne and Alfred; sister, Winnie Redmon.   Survived by sons, Jimmy and wife Jackie Newberry of Coalfield; David and wife Mary Ada Newberry of Rockwood, Johnny and wife  Deanna Newberry or Harriman, Archie Porter and wife Beth of Ariz., and Michael and wife Donna of Seymour; daughter, Betty Park of Boswell Chapel. 12 grandchildren; 11 g-grandchildren and 2 g-g-grandchildren. Burial in Flat Fork Cemetery.  (Morgan County News)

NEWBERRY, SHIRLEY,  54, of Wartburg, passed away, April 25, 1997.  She was preceded in death by her father, Charlie Allen.. Survivors:  husband, Alfred Newberry; daughters, Debbie Douglas of Ill., Deneen Wilkins of Petros; mother Jane Jones of Ill., step-sons, Allen Newberry of Petros and Edd Newberry of Ill.; sister, Lella Brown of Ill.  Several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Burial in Armes Chapel Cemetery. (Morgan County News)

NEWMANPAUL HENRY, 66, formerly of Deer Lodge and Chestnut Ridge, died in Daisy, Tn., Nov. 14, 1982.  Survived by wife, Myrtly Adams Newman; daughter, Betty Ruth Burns; sons, Reed of Fla., Roger Dale of Sale Creek, and Billy Ray of Chatt.  Also, sister, Lucille, brother, Richard Newman and an aunt, Delia Boyd of Chatt.
Burial in High Point Cemetery, Deer Lodge. Tn.  (Morgan County News)

NEWPORT ANNA,  age 91, passed away October 15, 2003. She was born in Morgan County, resided in Elgin, Tn and lived out her last days with her loving daughter, Janis in Ohio. She had been a member of the Christ Church Episcopal in Rugby since 1926. She was preceded in death by her parents, Timothy and Nancy Frogge;  Two husbands; son, Vernon Newport and daughter, Susan Pearch. She is survived by daughter, Janis Moore of Cleveland, Ohio; Son, James Hicks and wife Inge of Florida; Seven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; Three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces and nephews; One special niece , Judy Zalme. The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 18, 2003 from 7-9pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, 11 am In the Christ Church Episcopal in Rugby with Rev. Peter Keese officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Dale Cemetery, Rugby. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NEWPORT, FLORIDA, 62, of Sunbright, died Saturday evening. She was the daughter of Isham and Mary Sexton Webb.  Survivors: husband, Idle Newport; three sons, Harold of Ohio, John R. of Ga., and Howard of Ga. Also; five brothers; I.J. Webb of Ohio, Sevier, Sam, Ray and Herman all of Sunbright; two sisters, Juanita Maden, Lancing, and Delphia Snow of Kingston.   Burial in Sunbright Cemetery.   (Morgan County News dated 4/18/1974)

NEWPORT, FRANKIE VIRGINIA COLLINS, 69, Sunbright passed away in the Life Care Center of Morgan County, May 7, 2002. She was born in Lancing Feb. 17, 1933.  She was preced in death by her parents Frank and Annie Collins; brothers, Lloyd, Chester and T.O. Collins; and sisters Lola Farris, Willodean Briggs, Allean Bowlin and Mary Saffell.  She is survived by her husband Emmett H. Newport of Sunbright; daughter Darlene Newport of Sunbright; sons Dewayne Newport of Cleveland, Tenn., Dale Newport of Ravenna, Ohio and Rick Newport of Chattanooga; grandsons Micheal Newport of Fort Campbell, Ky., and Eric Newport of Ravenna, Ohio;  2 grandsons and 4 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and friends and special nieces Joyce Byassee of Clinton, Ky., and Faye Lloyd of Oak Ridge.  The family received friends Thursday evening, May 9, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright.  Funeral services followed at 8 p.m. with Rev. Jr. Nance and Rev. David Coffman officiating.  Graveside services were Friday morning at 11 a.m. in Sunbright Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

NEWPORT, GARLAND, SR. – age 83, departed this life Monday April 23, 2001 at the Roane Medical Center in Harriman. He was born November 26, 1917 in Scott County to the late Delus and Ida Bell Newport. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Erman and Earl; sisters, Fena, Olith, Celia and 2 infant sisters. Garland was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Civilian Conservation Corp. He worked for many years at Yankee Lumber Company in Harriman. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Juanita Terry Newport; daughters & sons in law, Geneva and Ted Melhorn, Lancing, Roberta & Keith Price, Oliver Springs, Barbara Newport of Wartburg; son & daughter in law, Garland, Jr. and Anita Newport of Jefferson City, Tenn.; grandchildren, Derek and wife, Stephanie Newport of Jefferson City, Craig Price and fiancé, Leah Totten, Bekah Price and fiancé, Dewayne Massengale of Oliver Springs; great grandchildren, Kalyn, Clayton and Cale Newport of Jefferson City; brothers, Bill Newport of Harriman; sisters, Pauline Prince of Torrence, Calif. and Ruby Cunningham of Sparta, Tenn. Interment in Liberty Church Cemetery where he was a member. [Knoxville News Sentinel]

NEWPORT, IDA BELL –Mrs. Ida Bell Newport, age 99, of Rt. 1, Wartburg, formerly of the Straight Fork Community of Scott County passed away Friday evening, March 25, 1983 at the Harriman General Hospital.  She was a member of the Buffalo Creek Baptist Church.  She is survived by four sons: Garland Newport of Wartburg, Ermon and William Newport both of Harriman, and Earl Newport of Monticello, KY.  Three daughters: Mrs. Fena Williams of Oneida, Mrs. Pauline Pence of Calif., and Mrs. Ruby Cunningham of Sparta.  One brother, Claude Jeffers of Dayton, Ohio.  40 grandchildren, 10 step grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.  Funeral services were held in the Chapel of the Martin Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. James Blakney officiating.  Burial followed in the Roane Memorial Gardens.  Martin Funeral Home of Clinton was in charge of the arrangements.  (Morgan County News, 3/31/1983, p18)

NEWPORT, JAMES T. ‘JUNIOR’, 77, Wartburg, passed away Dec. 12, 2002 in the Morgan County Life Care Center.  He was a Navy Veteran on the U.S.S. Lexington CV16 and a life member of the American Legion (V.F.W.) He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Smyna, Ga.  He was preceded in death by his brother J.M. Newport; sister Janelle McCaslin; and parents Oscar and Lennie Newport. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Wanda June Hensley Newport of Wartburg; daughter Tanya Lane Benne of Clinton; son Keith Newport of Wartburg; four granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; brother Wylie Newport of Georgia.  Burial in Petros Cemetery. Schubert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. [Morgan County News]

NEWPORT, L.A.,  Sr., 81, died Friday morning, Dec. 14, 2001 in MedCentral Mansfield after an extended illness. Mr. Newport was born May 10, 1920 in Sunbright and lived in the Mansfield area since 1957. He retired from General Motors after 31 years. He was a member of U.A.W. #549 and the Civilian Conservation Corps. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors. He loved his children and grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents William McKinley and Melinda (Stringfield) Newport; his wife Ruth Clinton (Williams) Newport; two sisters Lorene Smith and Marine Phelps; a brother Nathaniel Newport; and a step-grandson Archie Barnett, Jr. He is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law L.A. Jr. and Debbie Newport of Crestline, Senior and Della Newport, Fred and Marilyn Newport, Al and Shelia Newport and Roger and Amy Newport, all of Mansfield; four daughters and sons-in-law Genny Snyder and friend Chuck of East Tawas, Mich., Mary and Reed Lawhun of Mansfield, Marsha and Tony Rettig and Patsy and Fred Wiseman, all of Findlay, Ohio; one step-daughter and son-in-law Cherri and Leon Barnett; one step-son and daughter-in-law Bob and Genevieve Williams, all of Deer Lodge; 26 grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers abd sisters-in-law Wendell Lee and Marilyn Newport and Lemuel and June Newport, all of Sunbright; three sisters and brother-in-law Lizzie and Homer Bailey of Kingston, Irene Calavan of Dayton, Ohio and Geraldine Armes of Wartburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family received friends Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Ontario Home of Wappner Funeral Directors. Funeral services were held Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home conducted by Rev. Monty Perry and Brother Darrel Harless. Burial was in Crawford County Memory Gardens. [Morgan County News]

NEWSOM, TERESA, 45, Alcoa, formerly of Oakdale, died Dec. 11, 2003 in Blount County Medical Center.  She is survived by her husband, Richard Newsom of Alcoa; daughter and son-in-law Kristi and Jame Miller of Oakdale; sons and daughters-in-law, Jason and Betty Elswick of Harriman and Rockie and Amy Elswick of Oakdale; parents, Rober and Kathy Nelson of W. Va.; brothers, Larry Vineyard of Florida, Barry Vineyard of Knoxville and Donnie Vineyard of Seymour; grandchildren, Izack Woods, Hailey Miller, Jamie Vought, Elijah Elswick and Lindsey Elswick; mother-in-law, Velma Newsom of Maryville; sister-in-law, Karen Hughes and husband Sam of Maryville; and brothers-in-law, Stanley Newsom and wife Debbie, Pat Newsom and wife Gail and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Newsom, all of Maryville.  Interment was in Pine Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale. Schubert Funeral was in charge of arrangements. [Morgan County News]

NICHOLS, BLAINE, P., 57, of Lexington, Tenn., died Monday, May 26, 1997, at Lexington Methodist Hospital. Mr. Nichols was a retired United Parcel Service district manager. Born in Coalfield on March 30, 1940, he was the son of Ruth Williams Nichols of Oliver Springs and Blaine P. Nichols Sr., now deceased.  In addition to his mother, Mr. Nichols is survived by a daughter, Terry Al-Chokhachi of Cordova; and a sister, Wanda Nelson of Oak Ridge. His wife, Lillian Rose Terry Nichols, died earlier. The funeral will be held at today, May 28, at 2 p.m. Central Standard Time in  the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial will follow at Union Hill Cemetery in Henderson County.  Source: The Oak Ridger, Oak Ridge, Tenn., 5/28/1997

NINER, BRENDA SUE HICKMAN, 58, Clarksville, died May 1, 2003 at Gateway Medical Center, Clarksville.  She was born in Morgan County, May 20, 1944.  She was preceded in death by father Gene Hickman and mother Faye Haynes Hickman and brother Barry Hickman.  She is survived by daughter Elizabeth Hayes of Madison; brothers Danny Hickman, Donnie Hickman, Garry Hickman all of Maryland and Stephen Hickman of Nashville; sister Marsha Hickman of Maryland and one grandchild.  Sykes Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Clarksville was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]

NITZSCHKE, MR. LUCAS RAY, age 22 of Sunbright, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 6, 2008. He was of the Methodist Faith from choice and a member of the Sunbright United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Millard Evans; and Uncle; Nathaniel Evans. He is survived by his parents: Richard and Marta Nitzschke; brother: Richard A. Nitzschke; Grandparents: Harold and Josephine Nitzschke, Lois Evans. Special nurse, Pauline Pitts. Also a host of uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends Friday evening November 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright.  Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with John Slater and Amy Probst officiating. Graveside service will be held Saturday, November 8, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sunbright Cemetery. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NIX, BOBBIE LEE, age 78 of Murfreesboro, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. A native of Wartburg, she lived in Murfreesboro most of her life. She was in sales and a member of Southeast Baptist Church.Mrs. Nix was preceded in death by her husband, Ellie F. Nix, Sr.; her parents, Edward Lee Davis, Sr. and Jane Green Davis. She is survived by a son, Ellie F. Nix, Jr. of Horsham, Pa.; daughter, Faleecia (Garry) Taylor of Murfreesboro; brothers, Edward Lee (Helen) Davis, Jr. of Gallatin and Kenneth Lee Davis of Harriman; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2008 at Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.Visitation with the family will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Jennings and Ayers, 820 S. Church St., Murfreesboro, TN
(Murfreesboro Post   Sunday, May 4, 2008)

NOE, MRS MAMIE SUE [FALLS], age 72, of Oliver Springs, died Tuesday March 16, 2010, at her home. She was born November 8, 1937 in Coalfield, Tenn. She was preceded in death by parents, John Robert and Stacie Anna [Nance] Falls, brother, Robert Leroy Falls.  Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, Charles O. Noe; Sons and Daughters-in-law: Charles Darrell and Lurley [Green] Noe, of Knoxville; Gregory Lee and Teresa [Dyer] Noe, of Harriman; Daughter: Melody Denise [Noe] Carroll, of Oliver Springs. Grandchildren: Scott and Natasha Noe, Heather and Marty Matson, Amanda and Jimmie Haynes, Christopher Noe, Erika Noe, Rebekah Noe, Isaac Noe and Audrey Noe. Great grand children; Zackary Noe, Lindsay Maston, Kylianna Haws, Isaiah Haynes, Wyatt Noe and Aaron McMahan-Noe. Sister and brother-in-law:Marie and Roy Longmire, of Wartburg. Special friend: Daisy Goins The family will receive friends Thursday evening, March 18, 2010, from 6 to 8 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Larry Noe, Rev. Jerry Noe and Rev. John Underwood officiating. Graveside services will be held Friday 1:30 p.m. Union Church Cemetery, Wartburg, Tn. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NORMAN, ALEX JUNIOR,  passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2003 due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. Born July 31, 1929 in Gobey, Tennessee, he was preceded in death by his parents, Berry and Ethel Norman, sisters, Josephine Norman and Nannie Landrum, brother Fred Norman, and granddaughter TaraLaine Alexandra Armstrong.  Junior, as he was known most of his life, is survived by his wife Susie Goodman Norman; son and daughter-in-law Gordon and Eilene Norman of Lafayette, Indiana; son Harold Norman of Wartburg, Tennessee; son and daughter-in-law Doug and Linda Norman of Kingston, Tennessee; daughter and son-in-law Phyllis and Ken Jarnagin of Knoxville, Tennessee and sister and brother-in-law Lorraine and Walter Hopkins of Lima, Ohio.  Granddad will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Lisa and Jason Hudson, Dan Norman, Brandon Armstrong, Sara Jarnagin, and Caitlin Armstrong all of Knoxville, Tennessee; Andrew and Alex Norman of Kingston, Tennessee; Dinah and Allen Lamberson of Acworth, Georgia; Kellie and Tom Wujek of Joliet, Illinois; and Chris Jarnagin of Lexington, Kentucky. He will also be sadly missed by his precious joys, seven great-grandchildren; Caleb, Luke, and Grace Hudson of Knoxville, Tn and Jacob, Mackenzie, Jack and Zackary Lamberson of Acworth, Ga. He is also survived by a host of extended family and friends. Junior served in the US Army and was retired from Brushy Mountain State Prison. He was a member of the Pilot Mountain Old Fashion Missionary Baptist Church. Junior was also an avid hunter and fisherman.
The family will receive friends fro 6-8 pm Thursday, September 25, 2003 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Rev. Danny Jones and Rev. Josh Lowe will officiate the funeral at 8 pm. Graveside services will be held at 10 am Friday, September 26th at Morgan Memorial Cemetery in Wartburg. The family would also like to express their appreciation to the staff at Lifecare of Morgan County, Park West Geriatric-Psychiatric Unit, and Adventa Hospice. *Donations may be made in memory of Alex Norman to the Alzheimer’s Assc., 2200 Sutherland Avenue, Suite H. 102, Knoxville, Tn 37919. [Schubert Funeral Home]

NORMAN, MRS. SYLVIA (TOOTIE) REDMON, age 60 of Harriman, TN departed this life on Wednesday, November 25, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents; L.E. and Delores “Dee” Redmon.She is survived by her husband of 42 years; Ronnie Joe Norman, Daughter; Rhonda and Rodney Lamance, Son; Brad and Lanita Norman, Grandchildren; Kyle and Kayla Lamance, Carissa and Alyssa Norman, Brothers and sisters-in-law: Mike and Kathy Redmon, Wendell and Gloria Redmon, and Scott and Sabbath Redmon, Sister-in-law; Mary Lou and Don Patrick, Brother-in-law; Cutris and Judy Norman, Special friends; Tilda Moore, Mary Nelson and Mary Mae Simpson, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. The family will receive friends Friday evening, November 27, 2009 at Schubert Funeral Home from 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow with Dr. Paul Frick officiating. Graveside services will be Saturday, 11:00 a.m. in Liberty Church Cemetery,Wartburg , TN. Schubert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. [WECO radio obituaries]

NORMAN, VELMA LUCILLE NELSON, 75, formerly of Lancing died Nov. 27, 2003.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie J. Nelson and siter, Wilma Nelson.  She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Lee W. Norman, Jr.; sons, Michael L. Barnette and Lee “Wendy” W. Norman III of Humble, Texas; son and daughter in law, Garly L. and Judy L. Barnette of Lancing; grandchildren, Kathy and Emiliano Cavazos of San Antonio, TX., Keith Barnette of San Antonio, Tammy and Jimmy L. Giles of Wartburg, Rou and Heather Barnette of Lancing and Shelley Redmon of Lancing; great-grandchildren, Katie and Kelli Cavazos of San Antonio, Maci and Eli Giles of Wartburg, Haley, Hannah and Noah Barnette of Lancing and Christian Recmon of Lancing; brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Wanda Nelson of Lancing; and nephews, Rober and Mary Nelson, Randy and Tammy Nelson and Steve Nelson all of Lancing.  Interment in Clear Creek Cemetery, Lancing. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg was in charge of arrangements.  [Morgan County News]

NORRIS, CHRISTINE WILLIAMS, 85, of Deer Lodge, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2007 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was a faithful member of Bethel Primitive Baptist Church in Deer Lodge and was a loving mother and grandmother. She was affectionately known as Granny by everyone who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Norris; son, Sonny Allen Norris; grandchildren, Dusty and Rusty Simpson and Colby Melhorn; brother, Omer Williams; and sisters, Edna Steelman, Birsie Jones and Glee Kennedy. Mrs. Norris is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Lawrence and Rhonda Norris; two daughters and sons-in-law, Josie and Willard Bowman and Betty and Fred Cross; eleven grandchildren, John, Suzi, Tammy, Vicki, Connie, Jamie, Larry, Jackie, Eddie, Wendell and Carol; twenty-one great-grandchildren, six great-great granchildren; a special nephew, Glenn Williams, her church family and a host of other relatives and friends. The family received friends Saturday, June 16, 2007 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Deer Lodge. Funeral services followed at 8 p.m. with Bro. Vic Davis and Bro. Genis Hawkins officiating. Graveside services were Sunday, at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Davis Funeral Home, Harriman serving the family of Mrs. Christine Williams Norris.  [Roane County News]

NORRIS, DENTON WILLIAM,  84,  Harriman, passed away Saturday in Roane Medical Center. He was a retired construction worker with A.B. Long with 28 years of service, member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Harriman, U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and a 40 year member of the National Motor Club. He was preceded in death by parents Thomas Perry and Nan York Norris. He is survived by cousin Willie York of Harriman; and devoted friend and caregiver Anita Gallup of Harriman. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in chapel of Evans Mortuary with Elder David Manzano officiating. Interment followed in the Spring Chapel Cemetery, Banner, Tenn. The family received friends Tuesday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in Evans Mortuary. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood was in charge of the arrangements. [Morgan County News, dated 10-18-2001]

NORRIS, GEORGIA ANN,  113, of Crossville, passed away Dec. 10, 2002. Funeral services were conducted Dec. 12 from the chapel of Bilbrey Funeral Home, with burial in Haley’s Grove Cemetery. Bro. Ralph Reagan officiated. Mrs. Norris was born Jan. 4, 1889 in Morgan County, TN, the daughter of Jess and Kate Green Goddard. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 45 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John B. Norris; sons, Jim, Dave, Ruben, John and Duke Norris; daughters, Kathryn Lee and Daisy Norris; grandson, John Junior Norris; granddaughter, Jean Ann Coffman; great-grandsons, Adam Joel Boles and Bobby Lynn Norris; great-granddaughter, Tonya Kay Norris; and great-great-grandson, Matthew Jordan Bartlett. Pallbearers were grandson, Bill Norris; great-grandsons, Ray Young, James Norris, Johnny Norris and Dustin Lane; and great-great-grandson, Steven Houston. Honorary pallbearers were Ernest Meadows and Jessie Hyder. Bilbrey Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  [Crossville Chronicle]

NORRISHUBERT,  56, Texax, died, June 12, 1999.  He was born June 13, 1942 in Pioneer Tn.  Survivors: wife, Jessie Barnes Norris; mother Ada V. Norris;  daughter Trudy and husband, Gerald Crouch; son, Marty R. Norris; sisters, Joyce Fairchild, Shirley Newport and Janice Driggans, Lela Norris and Denise Murlek and Judy Positano, Cathy Fillippi and Lovell Shannon; brothers, Kenneth, Jack and Wendal; one grandson, and three grand-daughters. Burial in Sunbright Cemetery.
[Morgan County News]

NORRISJERRY WASHINGTON,  87 of Deer Lodge, died Nov. 28, 1982.  He was born June 1, 1895 in Morgan County. He was the son of John and Linda Hawn Norris. Survived by a son, Conway Norris of Deer Lodge. (Place of interment not listed)  (Morgan County News)

NORRISJUANITA,  65, of Oakdale, died March 28, 1998.  Preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde and Junior Norris.  Survivors: daughter, Patricia Brown;   sons, Donald and David Norris both of Oakdale. and five grandchildren.  Brother , Kenneth Norris of Ariz., sisters, Minnie Summers of Wartburg; Rosie Dicken and Myrtle Bingham both of Oakdale and Willa Mae Ooten of Ohio. Interment in White Oak Cemetery, Oakdale. (Morgan County News)

NORRIS, MRS. MARGARET SISSY, age 30, passed away suddenly at her home in Sunbright. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Christine and Leon Stephens; and Bertha and Menzo Dishman. She is survived by her children: Kyla Anna Norris, Sunny Jayde Norris, Tori Rogers and Eric Rogers, and Erica Rogers and Nicole Rogers; father, Walter Russell and Shirley Dishman of Allardt; mother, Shirley Dishman of Sunbright; sisters: Sandy Eldridge of Cookeville, Sarah Walker of Nashville, Pam Eldridge of Oak Ridge, Melinda Dagley of Sunbright and Ashley Dishman of Murfreesboro; brothers: Larry Paul Eldridge of Cookeville, David Eldridge of Cookeville, and Walter Dishman of Allardt; fiancé, Eric Rogers of Sunbright; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.The family will receive friends Saturday, January 2, 2010 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services will follow at 7:30 p.m. with Bro. officiating. A graveside service will be held Sunday, January 3rd, at 1:00 in the Goney Cemetery, Grimsley.  [Schubert Funeral Home]

NORRIS, NOLA STAHL HARGIS – age 97, of Wartburg, Tenn., passed away Sunday, June 23, 2002 at the Lifecare Center of Morgan County. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harlan Norris; brother, Earl Stahl. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Leonard and Mary Helen Hargis of Knoxville; daughter, Lucille Whetsell of Fayetteville, NC; six grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; ten great- great grandchildren; two nieces of Ohio. The family will receive friends Tuesday June 25, 2002 from 6-9 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday 2 p.m. in Union Church Cemetery with Rev. David Kunsman officiating.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

NORRIS, PERRY THOMAS, age 82, Boswell Chapel Community,  Preceded by wife, Nannie York Norris; Survivors, Denton Norris; brother, Noah Norris;  sisters, Leona Hall, Vernie Keeney, Eliza Jones and Lucinda Kilby.  Burial, Springs Chapel Church Cemetery, Fentress Co. {Morgan County News 10/14/1965]

NORRIS, TOM HARLIN , 77, of Wartburg,  died June 17, 1982.  Survivors: wife, Nola Stahl Norris; step-son Leonard Hargis of Knoxville; step-daughter, Lucille Whetsell of N.C. Also, a sister, Hattie Parson of Crossville, cousin, Betty Winchester of Harriman. Interment in Union Cemetery.    (Morgan County News)

NORRIS, VIRGIE, 78, Sunbright, died Aug. 11, 1999.  Preceded by husband Fulton Freels; father Virgil Shannon; sister, Vercie Peeno; daughter-in-law Gula Kay Freels; and husband, Abe Norris.  Survivors: mother, Linda Shannon of Sunbright; two daughters and sons-in-law, Charlotte Ann and Ira Griffith of Vermillion, Ohio and Josephine and David Eldridge of Sunbright; five sons and daughters-in-law: Ronnie Lee and Dale Norris, Omer and Bonnie Freels and Conley and Liz Freels and Roy D. Freels, all of Sunbright; eight step-children; sisters, Veachel Robbins of Deer Lodge, Veness Diden, Vonalee Jones and Verdie Seabolt, all of Sunbright and Velva Turner of Oneida and Vinadean Griffith of Berlin Heights, Ohio; brothers:  Lonnie Shannon of Owensville, Ky., Lonnel Shannon of Wakeman, Ohio, Lloyd Shannon of Lancing and Leamon and Phil Shannon, both of Sunbirht; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.  Burial in Sunbright City Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

NORRIS, WILLIAM ‘BILL’,  age 80, Oakdale, died 3/6/1965.  He was born 1/2/1885 and married Myra Jones on 8/10/1911.  Seven of 12 children survive:  Mrs. Melvin Ooten, Mrs Wiley  [Minnie] Summers, Miss Juanita Norris, Clyde Norris and Kenneth Norris; 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Hall, Cindy Kilby, Eliza Jones and Vern Kilby.  Burial, Pine Orchard Cemetery. [Morgan County News dated 3/11/1965]

NORTHERNGARY  Sr., 46 of Oakdale, died April 6, 1997.  Preceded in death by one son, Gary Thomas Northern, Jr; father, Billy Northern; grandparents, Dillard and Lillie Northern; and uncle., D. J. Northern. Survivors:  son, Gary Thomas Northern, Jr.; daughter, Linda Northern; mother,    Beulah Northern; sisters, Marilyn Collins and husband, Gary of Harriman and Tammy Phillips of Florida; brother, Joe Northern of Oakdale, ex-wife, Anna Faye Willis.. (burial not listed)  (Morgan County News)

NORTHERN, MRS. GENEVA ADA FAYE,  born to Clarence and Nell Brown on December 24, 1931 in Kingston and raised in Harriman and Oakdale. She went to be with her precious God and his sweet son Jesus on Monday, May 2, 2008. Ada Faye had battled cancer since June 2007. She loved her Heavenly Father and was ready to go home. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who truly enjoyed all of us to the fullest. Ada really liked playing Bingo, yard selling, and going to the Dixie Stampede, she loved all of the big family get togethers. Everyone loved Ada’s butter beans and cornbread. She loved going to church and hearing all the beautiful gospel singings and praising God. She was preceded in death by her husband: DJ Northern; Parents: Clarence and Nell Brown; Brother: James Brownl Daughters: Doris “Pando” Beard, Sonya Lea Northern. Nephew: Chris Brown; Son-in-Law: Dennis Fickey Sr. She is survived by her son: Sammy Northern
Three daughters and sons-in-law: Margaret Sandifer, Connie and husband Ray Branson and Carolyn Fickey.
Grandchildren: Charles and wife April Sandifer, Sissy, Brittany, Sue Sandifer, Thomas, Donald Sandifer, Brenda Brown, Bricklyn McPeak, Shannon Barnes, Wayne Simmons, Stacey Sheldon, Tracey Northern and fiancee Eddie, Samuel and Derrick and Fiancee Lee Ann. Great grandchildren: Faith, Julie Portwood, Raina Avory, Meagan, Sadie and Wadley, Wesley, Misty Rose, Billy Ashbury, Lekita, Shelby, Lori Grace Ashbury, Jeffrey Bolin, Rage and Eston Sheldon, Nevin, Trevin Kirkpatrick, Jaiden Patterson, Marissa, Dennis Fickey Jr. and finacee Katherine Clark, Xadrian, Kyler Fickey, Joyce Fickey, Lily Genera Fickey, Justin Anthony, Brandon and Jessica Northern.And her special girl Reba Tallent, husband John and son Michael. Sisters: Evelyn and Bill McHouiston, Elizabeth Bryant, Louise and Steve Register, Mary Jo Hart.One brother: Robert Brown And several nieces and nephews. Brother-in-law Jimmy Northern and wife CarolSpecial dear friends: Helen, John, Derrick, Betty, Mona, Mary Jane and a host of good neighbors. The family will receive friends Wednesday May 7, 2008 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon at Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral services will follow at 12 PM with Rev. Jimmy Willis officiating. Graveside services will follow in the Rose Cemetery in Midway.
Davis Funeral home, Harriman, serving the family of Mrs. Geneva Ada Faye Brown. [weco radio obituary line]

NORTHERN, MR. JIMMIE LEE, age 71, of Oakdale, TN passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at his home, his loving family by his side.  Jim was saved and baptized of the Baptist faith for many years.  He was preceded in death by his parents; Dillard and Lillie Northern; Betty Lou Northern, his wife of 47 years, Richard Lee Northern, their infant son, Jimmie Lee Northern, their infant grandson, and brothers, Dillard “DJ” Northern, Jr. and Tommy Northern, and many other loved ones and friends.
Survivors include: Daughter & Son-in-law: Debbie & Paul Morris of Oak Ridge; Sons & Daughters-in-law:    Mike & Evette Northern of Rockwood Jeff & Denise Northern of Oakdale;  Son: Mark Northern of Harriman: Grandchildren: Jason Northern & wife, Stacy, Brandon Northern, Sarah Morris,  Ambra Nantz & husband, Rodney; Holly Northern,  Stephanie Morris, Brittany Brown,  Logan Northern. Five Precious Great-Grandchildren: Cameron, Hayley, Alan, David & Ethan
Wife of Two Years: Carol Northern.  Many Nieces, Nephews & Friends.The family will receive friends Thursday, October 9, 2008 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Evans Mortuary. Funeral service will follow at 8:00P.M. in the chapel with Rev. John Underwood officiating. Interment will be Friday, October 10 at 4:00 p.m. at the Piney Grove Cemetery in Harriman. Family and friends may gather at Evans Mortuary by 3:15 p.m Friday, for procession to the cemetery. [EvansMortuary]

NORTHERN, SARAH JANE POTTER, age 66, formerly of Potters Chapel, died in Martinsville, Ind.  Preceded by husband, Horace Northern;  daughter of late Will & Florence Pace Potter;  Survivors, daughters, Pearly Taylor, Ruby, Thelma and Rachael; sons, Albert and Alvin. [Morgan County News dated 12/9/1965]

NORTHRUP, MRS. ELIZABETH JANE, (SALLIE) SEABOLT, age 90 of  Sunbright, TN  passed away  Wednesday, April 11, 2007.  She was preceded in death by her husband; John Melvin Northrup, Daughter; Phyllis Ann Northrup,Parents; James and Lula Seabolt, brothers; Ralph, James, Clyde and Paul Seabolt, sisters; Waneeta Heath, Virgina Hale, Olive Square and Jean Northrup, Sons-in-law; Bill Beach and Charles Cleveland,Survived by children; Betty Beach of Wartburg TN, Geraldine Craddock and husband Frank of  Wartburg, TN,   Barbara Cleveland of Sunbright, TN and J.W. Northrup and wife Patricia of Joelton, TN,Grandchildren; Deborah Baird, Linda Workman, Wayne Barnes ,Peggy Keeler, Billy Beach Jr., J.W. Northrup Jr., Rodney Craddock, Melissa Krahn, Barbara Rich, Cheryl Stephens, Paula Abbott, Donna Whipple and Charles Cleveland Jr. Special great- grandson; Dennis Stephens; 24 other very special great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.Sister; Mildred Huckeby of Cincinnati, OH. The family will recieve friends Friday evening, April 13, 2007 from  6-8:00, Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright, TN.Funeral services will be Saturday morning, 11:00 a.m., Schubert Funeral; Interment will follow in Pleasent Ridge cemetery, Sunbright, TN.

NORTHRUP, FLARCE HALL,  Jan. 10, 1906 – Dec. 1, 2001
Flarce Hall Northrup, 95, of Sunbright, TN, passed away Dec. 1, 2001.  Funeral services were conducted Dec. 3 at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright, with the Rev. Luther Massengill officiating. A graveside service will be held today, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery. Mrs. Northrup was born Jan. 10, 1906, in Morgan County, TN, the daughter of John and Eliza Hall. Survivors include her husband of 75 years, Fred W. Northrup of Sunbright; brother, Sam Hall of Huntsville, TN; sons and daughters-in-law, Fred T. and Carolyn Northrup of Crestwood, KY, Jack and Helen Northrup of Shannon, MS, and Vaughn Northrup of Sunbright; daughters and sons-in-law, Doris Hughes of Cincinnati, OH, Robbie Stewart, and Judy and Phil Shannon, all of Sunbright, and Altheiah and Dennis Jones of Deer Lodge; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; very special friend, Josh Brown; and a host of other friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Eliza Hall; sisters, Emma Walker, Flara Terry, Alma Hall and Dimple Acres; brother, Tom Hall; sons, Billy Hall and J.B. Hall; daughter, Ila Mae McLin; and son-in-law, ClaytonStewart. Schubert Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  [Crossville Chronicle, Cumberland Co. TN]

NORTHRUP, FRED W.,  95, of Sunbright, TN, passed away June 27, 2002. Funeral services were conducted June 28 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg, TN, with the Rev. Luther Massengill officiating. A graveside service was held June 29 at Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery. Mr. Northrup was born April 29, 1907, in Morgan County, TN, the son of Walter Norm and Sylvia F. Northrup. Survivors include his sisters, Addie Voiles and Velva Johnson, both of Dayton, OH; sons and daughters-in-law, Jack and Helen Northrup of Mississippi, Thomas and Caroline Northrup of Kentucky, and Vaughn Northrup of Sunbright; daughters and sons-in-law, Altheiah and Dennis Ray Jones of Deer Lodge, Judy and Phill Shannon, and Robbie Stewart, all of Sunbright, and Doris Sue Hughes of Ohio; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends; and special friend, Jack Brown of Sunbright.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Flarce Northrup; brothers, Melvin, Leonard, Osley, Sam, Virgil, Walter and Kenneth; sisters, Rosa, Mary, Gertie and Dorothy; sons, J.B. and Billy; and daughter, Ila Mae McLin. Information furnished courtesy of Schubert Funeral Home.  [Crossville Chronicle..Cumberland Co., TN].

NORTHRUP, JOHN MELVIN, 87,  Sunbright, died May 10, 2000. Preceded by parents, Walter and Sylvia Northrup; daughter, Phyllis Northrup and grandson, Gregory Northrup. Survivors: wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Jane Seabolt Northrup; chidlren, Betty and husband Billie Beach, Geraldine and husband Frank Craddock, Barbara Cleveland and J.W. and wife Patricia Northrup; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchidren; brother, Fred Northrup; sisters, Addie Volles and Velvie Johnson. Interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sunbright. [Morgan County News]
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NORTHRUP, LEONARD C., 77, Sunbright, formerly of Dayton, Ohio, died 1/1/2000 at his home in Sunbright. Preceded by wife Georgia, son, Phillip and step-son, Gary Blakenship. Survivors, sisters, Addie Voles, Velva Johnson; brothers, Fred Northrup and Melvin N. Funeral services in Dayton, Ohio. [Morgan County News]

NORTHRUP, MAZIE, age 64, died 12/22/1964 [paper damaged and unreadable]  widow of late Virgil Northrup.  Survivors:  several children, 16 grandchildren; 2 sisters, Julia Hambright and Ruth Bunch.  [Morgan County News dated 12/31/1964]

NORVELL, ALYSSA JOY, 17, Wartburg, went home to our Heavenly Father on Oct. 16, 2005. She was born Feb. 10, 1988 in Pike County, Mo., and attended Central School. Alyssa planned to attend Harriman Technical School in January. She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Dawn Lisette; paternal grandfather, Don Earl Wickersham; aunts, Celia Hall Atchison and Patricia Hall Kent; beloved cousin and friend, Brad Byrd, II and Robert K. Thomas; and grandfather, James Harvey Norvell. She is survived by her mother, Lisa Joy Norvell of Wartburg; father, James H. Norvell of Louisiana, Mo.; brother, Judson James Norvell and wife Heather Horton Norvell and their soon-to-be-born child, Harley Ann Norvell, also of Louisiana; grandparents, Juanita Byrd Arnold and Jewell (Toby) Arnold of Wartburg; paternal grandmother, Mary Gillert; aunts, Sally Hall Miller of Richmond, Ind.; honorary aunts, Betty Dyer and Joann Vann; a special mother figure, Sharon Lane; also surviving Alyssa is the very special man in her life, Adam Robinson, and friends Ashley Walls, Marci Hambright and many other friends and close relatives. Alyssa celebrated life and was beloved by all those who knew her. The family received friends Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005 from 11 to 1 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services began at 1 p.m. with Bro. Larry Perkins and Bro. Buster Armes officiating. Interment followed in Clear Creek Cemetery.  [Roane County News]

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