Beatrice Elaine Odom, 74, of Morristown, went to be with our Lord at 1:19 p.m. November 23, 2022.

Paul Douglas Jones, 67, of Bean Station, passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at home surrounded by loved ones after a tough battle with cancer. He was born February 19, 1955, the son of the late Alton and Mary Maude Jones of Bean Station.

Mitchell Hollis Davidson, 76, Bean Station, was born on July 5, 1946, and passed away September 11, 2022 in his home. During his lifetime, he established and ran several successful businesses, including Davidson Construction Company. Mitch professed faith in Christ at a young age and remaine…

Donald Ray Bivens, 71, of Bean Station (formally of Stone Mountain, Georgia), went to be with the Lord August 20, 2022.

Mary Cameron, 87, passed away August 18, 2022 at UT Medical Center. She was a lifelong member of Buffalo Baptist Church and an employee of Magnavox for 44 years.

Norma Arrington Buchanan, 97, entered into rest on August 10, 2022, at Dewitt Assisted Living in Morristown, TN. She was born, September 13, 1924, to the late Floyd M. and Lucretia Yates Arrington.

Coy Edgar “Ed” Boling Jr., 78, Rutledge, passed away peacefully at his home on August 9, 2022. He was a faithful member of Head of Richland Baptist Church where he was the song leader for more than 40 years. He was retired from UPS and enjoyed farming, rabbit hunting and spending time with h…

Wendell Iven Nutting Jr., 87, of Rutledge, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Wendell was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church and a dedicated member of law enforcement for 40 years.

Reverend Robert Lowell Young, of Morristown, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Lowell was born June 24, 1938.

Jeffrey Allen Roach, 52, of Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, while at home with his family. Jeffrey was the son of his late mother Peggy Roach and survived by father, Johnny Roach.

Roger Allan Collins of Washburn, passed away peacefully at home Friday, July 29, 2022, at the age of 66, surrounded by his family.

James C. Ambrose, 51, of New Market, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Ridgeview Terrace Nursing Home in Rutledge. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Barbara and Wayne Guinn; sister, Misty (Greg) Weston; brother, William Ambrose; step-brothers, Dustin and Jason Guinn; daughters…

Phyllis Ann Frost, 85, of Blaine went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, June 9, 2022, with her family gathered around her. She was a faithful member of Block Springs Baptist Church. She graduated from Carter High School in 1954, and was a majorette with the marching band. She …

Linda Gail O’Brien, 75, of Blaine passed away Monday afternoon, July 4, 2022 at home. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Highland Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by parents, Harold Edward and Vada Bertha (Smith) Patterson; son, Jeffery Kitts; daughter, Regina Keck…

Mary Elizabeth Owens, age 68, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 8, 2022. She was a loving mother, sister, aunt, mamaw and friend. She was saved at the age of 15 and was a member of Narrow Valley Baptist Church.

Bethel Mallicoat Whaley, 87, went to her Heavenly home, July 7, 2022. She became a Christian at an early age and was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church in Thorn Hill, TN and was baptized in February in a creek with ice on the banks. She was a homemaker and also worked for approximately 15 y…

Ronnie Lynn Hodge, 70, of Rutledge, TN went home to greet his Lord June 30, 2022, no more to be tormented by ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Ronnie was a born again Christian and loved Central Point Baptist Church, where he was a member and attended since his teenage years until his health no lo…

Johnny Jacob "Jay" Byrd III, 58, Blaine was welcomed into his eternal heavenly home Friday, June 10, 2022. Born to his earthly parents October 16, 1963, he was born again during his youth at Lea Springs Baptist Church. He was a current member of God's Little Mission Baptist Church and took g…

Mary Evelyn Walker Kirkland, 83, Marietta, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022. Evelyn was born and educated in Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and St. Mary's Hospital with a degree in medical technology. Evelyn moved with her family to Georgia in 1964 wher…

Ellen Bray Coffey, 91, Bean Station, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord Monday, June 27 at her home surrounded by her family. She was saved as a little girl at Ravens Ridge Baptist Church where she was still a member.

Ruth Ann Winstead Robertson, 71, passed away June 12, 2022. God granted her request to go home by taking her to her Heavenly home. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bean Station.

Ruby Lee Hodge, 78, went home to the arms of Jesus May 27, 2022. Ruby was a member of Narrow Valley Baptist Church and worked for Shelby Williams for more than 30 years. Ruby was a blessing to all who knew her and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

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Amanda Wallace Goen, 43, Morristown, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022. She was a member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Rutledge. Amanda was a loving mother and daughter and had a heart of gold. She had a genuine compassion for people, was an amazing caregiver, was adventurous and lo…

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Gerald “Pap” Edgar McGinnis, 86, Washburn, Tennessee, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family Friday, May 20, 2022. Gerald accepted the Lord as his Savior at 13 years old. He was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church. Gerald was known for his work ethic and love for his…

Martha E. Hughes, 83, Thorn Hill, Tennessee, was born January 19, 1939 and passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022. She was saved at an early age and was a member of Providence Baptist Church. Martha enjoyed gardening and loved flowers. Her favorite flowers were irises. When it was nice out on the…

Charles R. McKnight, 75, passed away unexpectedly in his home in Blaine, Tennessee Thursday, April 28, 2022. "Charlie" was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee's "Secret City." He lived his first few years in Tennessee with his beloved Granddaddy Ralph, Grandmother Inez and aunts, Caroylea, Ella Mae…

Henry Curtis Atkins, 90, Washburn, was born May 6, 1931 and passed away April 24, 2022 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital. He was a member of Emory Pike American Christian Church. He was preceded in death by parents, W. C. (Bill) and Jessie (Collins) Atkins; sisters, Evelyn Collins, Dorothy Rose…

Jerry Neal Fugate, 64, Washburn, Tennessee, a native of Haywood County, North Carolina passed away Monday, April 18, 2022 at Parkwest Medical Center with his family by his side. Jerry was the son of the late Ben Jr. and Margaret Louise Fugate. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in d…

Timothy “Tim” Joel West, 66, Rutledge, Tennessee passed away at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center on Thursday, April 14, 2022 after a lengthy illness followed by a recent stroke. Tim retired from Lear in Morristown and was a member of Tampico Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by hi…

Betty Geraldine Atkins, 71, Rutledge, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2022. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Cora Crowe; great-grandchild, Noah Daniel; sisters, Cora Whitt and Nadine Crowe; brother, David Crowe; and sister-in-law, Teresa Crow…

Arthur B. Lewis Jr., 79, Bean Station, Tennessee, left his earthly body April 11, 2022. Arthur was a 53-year member with the Lions Club and participated in countless R.A.M. Clinics with Dr. Stan Brock. He owned several businesses including The Burger Barn/Country Storage in White Pine, Tenne…

James William “J.W.” McGinnis, 88, of Washburn, Tennessee, peacefully went to his Heavenly home Friday, April 1, 2022 at Claiborne Medical Center, surrounded by his loved ones. He was saved at an early age and was a faithful member of Clinch Valley American Christian Church. J.W. was co-owne…

Lana “Mildred” Phelps, 80, Rutledge, passed away March 23, 2022 at home after a long illness. Mildred ran a daycare for many years and loved all of her children dearly. She was of the Baptist faith and an early member of Southside Baptist Church.

Dr. James Thomas Atkins Jr., 59, went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 27, 2022. He was devoted to his family and loved them more than life itself, especially his daughter, Whitney and recently born granddaughter, Carly. He was a member of Bethel Mission Baptist Church. He served as the Dir…

Anna Belle Greenlee Smith, 90, Rutledge, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 27, 2022. She was of the Baptist faith and a lifelong member of Central Point Baptist Church. She taught school for many years in Grainger County, including Young and Central Point schools, and was a graduate of Ca…

Wayne Perdue, 57, of Rutledge, went to his heavenly home Tuesday, March 15, 2022. He was a loving husband, stepfather, pappy, brother and son-in-law. He was full of life, had many talents and adored his grandchildren with every fiber in his body. He was employed by Bluewater Industries for 1…

James Edward Owens, 65, passed away March 17, 2022 at Tennova North Knoxville in Powell, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Cleason Owens.

Greta Angelyn Waggoner Bales was bom in Knoxville, Tennessee October 16, 1935 and left for her Heavenly home March 7, 2022 at the age of 86. She was previously deceased by parents, Lillian (Wells) Waggoner and Hollis Waggoner; husband, C. Edward Bales; daughter, Elaine King; son, Dennis “Den…

Debbie Lynn Huskey, 63, Rutledge, passed away March 6, 2022 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Bowmantown Baptist Church.

Bobby “Pops” Daniel, 59, Rutledge, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022 at his home. He was preceded in death by his mother, Delores Bryant; sister, Carolyn Peavler; brothers, Mike and Larry Lamb; son, James Daniel; and grandson, Noah Daniel.

Wanda Faye Coffey Welch McDaniel, 70, went to be with the Lord peacefully Friday, March 4, 2022, at her home in Bean Station, Tennessee.

Darrin Parks, 54, passed away at his home Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Gerald “Wayne” Myers, 75, went to be with the Lord Saturday, March 5, 2022. He was born in Thorn Hill, Tennessee and graduated from White Pine High School. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. After years of education and different career opportunities, he found h…