Fannie Lee Yates Brookshire Self, of Madisonville, widow of Earl “Toad” Self and Ray Brookshire, passed away at 4:10 a.m. on Friday April 19, 2019, at her home. She retired from Lakeshore Mental Health Institute.
Clarence "Allen" Dodd, of Madisonville, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019, at Madisonville Health and Rehab. He was a member of Tellico Masonic Lodge #80, and a veteran of the United States Army. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Mrs. Grace Berry Ingram, of Lilburn, Ga., went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. She was born on Nov. 28, 1925, in Sweetwater. Mrs. Ingram lived in Sweetwater for most of her life, moving to Georgia to live with family in 2013. She worked at the Lace Plant, Beaunit, and …
David Ray Lane, of Sweetwater, passed away on April 14, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. He was born on Feb. 26, 1955, in Loudon, to Clyde and Ruth (Fox) Lane. Over the years, he worked as a Forest Service employee, factory worker, factory manager, car dealer, and mechanic.
Jack Lee Nichols, beloved husband, dad, brother and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. He was a loved member of Shoal Creek Gospel Tabernacle. He was retired from Denso Manufacturing of Athens, and a coach of almost 20 years of Tellico Youth Basketball.
Kenneth Wade Nix, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, April 8, 2019. He was a former firefighter with the Sweetwater Fire Department and Christianburg Fire Department. He liked hunting, fishing, dirt bikes and tinkering with cars.
Justus Paul Stiles, of Coker Creek, heard his name called on Sunday, April 7, 2019. He stood up to his full height, chest out, and expanded his beautiful new wings, then soared to his new home, Heaven, where his eternal Father embraced him and said, “Welcome home, my child.”
Samuel Houston Bivens, of Madisonville, passed away at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. He loved to pitch horseshoes and to play cards at the V.F.W. Post.
Lucille N. White, of Maryville, went home into the presence of the Lord on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Liberty Assisted Living. She was a member of Salem Baptist Church. Her sole purpose in life was caring and helping others.
Jaxson Wayne Collier, of Madisonville, the son of LeeAnn Hatfield and Kenneth (TRE) Collier, born Oct. 28, 2015, was so loved by the Lord that on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, He sent angels down to bring him to Heaven.
Tony Lee Plemons, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at U.T. Medical Center. He coached T-ball, and minor and major league Dixie Youth Baseball. He took the first minor league All-Stars team from Monroe County to the state tournament in 1985. He loved Ohio State Buckeyes…
William Arvin Jones passed away on April 1, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital in Sweetwater. He was a loving husband to Nola Jones for 64 years, father to Doyle and Theresa Jones, Chery and Arthur Tilley, Judy and Steve Breeden, grandfather of five, great-grandfather of nine.
James B. “J.B.” Moses, a lifelong resident of Madisonville, passed away at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at his home, with his loving wife and family by his side. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Betty Sue Black, of Madisonville, passed away at 11:40 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at Madisonville Health and Rehab Center. She was a member of Good Friend Baptist Church, and retired from Madisonville Health and Rehab Center.
Wanda Louise Blair, of Madisonville, departed this life on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. She was a beloved mother and grandmother, and was loved by many. She was a devoted member of Good Friend Baptist Church.
Jaunita Jacobs Ridenour, of Sweetwater, passed away on March 20, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. She was a fourth generation member of First Baptist Church, organist for more than 60 years, a teacher at Sweetwater Elementary for 42 years, a graduate of Tennessee Wesleyan College, and the mothe…
Jeffrey Carl Millsaps, of Madisonville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2019. He was an active member and deacon of Dixon Avenue Baptist Church. He was a very loving husband and father. He was a friend to all.
Michail “Bert” Lance Lancaster, of Sweetwater, passed peacefully away on March 18, 2019, at UT Medical Center, with family by his side. He was a hard worker, and willing to help anyone who needed it.
Barney Reed Hodge, of Vonore, passed away at 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Sweetwater Hospital. He loved making garden, hunting and fishing. He worked with Meals-on-Wheels for Douglas Cherokee in Monroe County for more than 10 years. He was a very loving husband, father and grandfather.
Raymond Holloway, of Sweetwater, passed away at 9:05 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019, at his home. He retired from Vestal Manufacturing after 40 years of service. He was a member of United Steel Workers of America.
Robert “Bobby” Darrell Guyer, born on July 25, 1950, of Sweetwater, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019, at Parkwest Medical Center, after a noble two-year battle of cancer.
Carl H. Setterberg, of Philadelphia, was born in Hartford, Conn., on Dec. 7, 1921, and passed away at the age of 97 on Feb. 14, 2019. He was 20 years old on Pearl Harbor Day, and enlisted in the Navy. He started in the Amphibious Force on the LTC’s, and was later transferred to Navy Civil affairs.