Jeffrey Allen Harbin, Rutledge, Tennessee, born June 13, 1966 and raised in Knoxville, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, March 25, 2021 at the age of 54. He was a 1984 graduate of Holston High School and attended Walters State Community College. He was a member of Roseberry Baptis…

Angela Renee Ballard, 40, Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at U.T. Medical Center. She was preceded in death by sister, Christina Lee; nephew, Skylar; father, Richard Ballard, Sr.; grandfather, Bud Givens; and grandmother, Naomi Ballard.

Carl Ray "Poppy” Brown, 66, Rutledge passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Poppy loved spending time with his family, the Vols and riding his Harley. He was a member of Lea Springs Baptist Church. He was retired from the City of Morristown Public Works. He was precede…

William Ed Tate, 66, of Rutledge, Tennessee went home to be with Jesus Sunday, March 28, 2021. Ed retired as a Lieutenant from Tennessee State Highway Patrol after 30 years of service, always loving his job and wanting to take care of others. Ed had so much respect from others. We will alway…

Charlotte “Lottie” Gross, born in Leslie County, Kentucky April 18, 1933, entered her eternal home with our Lord, Jesus Christ, Friday, March 19, 2021.

Tammy Lynn Watson was born January 20, 1968 and went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 18, 2021. She was an award-winning scholar and prayer warrior, a witness to the Lord through tract ministry. She was married to her one and only true love, William Lee Watson June 30, 1984. Tammy wa…

Mrs. Rose Coffey Davidson, 91, Thorn Hill, went to be with the Lord and her beloved husband, Hubert, Thursday, March 4, 2021.

Mamie Wolfe Odom, 87, Blaine, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021. She was a 1950 graduate of Rutledge High School and a 1954 graduate of ETSU, majoring in education. Mamie was a loving wife and mother of more than 65 years. She was a positive influence in the lives of many schoolchildren. …

Bruce Lester Mullins, 77, Rutledge, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 5, 2021 after a battle with cancer. He was a long-time member and deacon of New Corinth Baptist Church.

Dennis W. Ledford, 64, Rutledge, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord Thursday, March 4, 2021.

James C. Anderson, 50, Blaine, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021 at his home. He worked alongside his dad, Bill Anderson and his nephew, Ty Hunley with Anderson Pump Service for many years. A 16-year veteran of the Blaine Volunteer Fire Department, James was best described as the guy w…

Billy E. Trent, 86, of Grainger County, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, February 15, after an extended illness. He professed faith at a young age at Adriel Baptist Church in Bean Station. Bill was a retired builder, and his passion in life was the time he spent in the woods …

Dennis Myers, age 85, passed away February 20, 2021 at his home in Blaine. He was a lifelong member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church, a mason, a machinist/mechanic/engineer for Breezy Wynns, C. R. Daniels, Gene’s Jeans and De Royal Industries. His ability to use his hands to “fix” just about a…

Sharron Kay Boling, 54, of Corryton, passed away February 5, 2021 at her home. Sharron was born November 19, 1966 in Knoxville, Tennessee and was the youngest of seven siblings. She worked at Rheumatology Consultants for more than 20 years.

Sammy R. Owens, 77, of Rutledge, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021. He was a Vietnam Veteran and recently received the Quilt of Valor for his services. Sammy proudly served his community in the Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department for more than 20 years. Sammy will be dearly missed by a…

Larry Edward Roach, 66, of Rutledge, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Larry was a member of Mitchell Springs Baptist Church.

Susie Belle Nicley, 67, of Washburn, born February 13, 1953, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2021 from Alzheimers at Diversicare of Claiborne. She was preceded in death by husband, Charles “Buster” Nicley; parents, Hue Gene “Hootie” and Ina Graves; sister, Janice Coffey; and an infant brother.

Albert Coffey, 81, of Bean Station, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at home after a long battle with Scleroderma. He was born January 13, 1940, in Thorn Hill, Tennessee.

Ruth Esther Perry Dodgen, 89, of Knoxville, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Oakwood Senior Living.

Phyllis Alene Lakins Hill, 81, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021. God and family were everything to Phyllis. She was loved by all.

Christine Miller Overbay, 80, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the Life Care Center of Morristown. She was saved at an early age at Grace Baptist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee and was a current member of Adriel Baptist Church in Bean Station, Tennessee. She was preceded in…

Daniel Allen Shelton, 42, of Talbott, joined his wife and son Monday, January 18, 2021 after a medical emergency. He was a graduate of Jefferson County High School.

Carmon H. Roach Jr., 95, Rutledge, passed away Friday, January 15, 2021 at Life Care Center of Jefferson City. He was retired from Rohm and Haas and farming. He served in the United States Army.

Callie Dee Sapp, 83, of Bean Station, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Morristown Hamblen Healthcare. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. Mrs. Sapp is preceded in death by both her parents; husband, Edgar Thomas Sapp; son, Lee Roy Walker; grandson, Ryan Jonat…

Daniel Lishin, 74, of Rutledge, passed away early Sunday morning, January 17, 2021 at his home. He was a member of Freedom Fellowship Church in White Pine. He retired from New Market Elementary School as a music teacher. He was a chaplain for Bean Station Police Department and served in Germ…

Bobbie Ruth McKinney Greenlee, 84, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

Janice Faye Slover, age 69, of Bean Station, gained her Heavenly wings Monday, January 11, 2021. She was a member of Noeton Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gail and Edith Nichols of Bean Station; and brother-in-law, Ray Dean Coffey.

Carrol Dean “Heavy” Wilder went home to be with the Lord January 9, 2021 at Morristown Hamblen Hospital following a three week stay with COVID-19.

June Ruth Wolfe Masters, of Erwin, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord Saturday, January 9, 2021, at 92 years of age. She was a lovely, giving, strong Christian woman who was raised in Grainger County and lived most of her life in Unicoi County, Tennessee. She went to Carson Newman College f…

Joseph Wayne Wolfenbarger, of Bean Station, Tennessee, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the age of 77.

Orville “Neil” Williams passed from this life into Glory Friday, January 8, 2021. He was born April 12, 1926 to Robert L. and Malinda Hoskins Williams in Morristown, Tennessee. He was a member of the Morristown Lodge #231 F&AM since 1951 and the York Rite Association since 1952.

Jordan R. “Jordy” Pilcher, 26, of Bean Station died unexpectedly December 30, 2020. He was born on September 15, 1994 in Baltimore Maryland, the son of Timothy and Christine Pilcher.

Allen Chester Yates, 67, Blaine, born November 23, 1953, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was saved at and a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, Rutledge. He worked as a truck driver for many years with Claiborne Trucking, Burkhart Trucking an…

Helen Shelton, 92, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at her home in Blaine. She was loved by all and will be dearly missed.

Patricia, our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, passed away in her home in Washburn, Tennessee under hospice care and surrounded by family. A Dayton, Ohio native, Mrs. Shell relocated to Tennessee with her daughter and family Allen and Kimberly Shell Keiter …

Bobby C. Singleton, 61, Bean Station, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed being outdoors and was an employee of General Electric for 40 years.

Wade Frank Standifer Jr., 90, formerly of Powder Springs, passed away Thursday, December 3 while living in Lakeland, Florida. He was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth E. McAllister Standifer; daughter, Lynn D. Dobson; son, Wade F…

Rev. Hollis “Vern” Dunsmore met God and received his penny at 4:05 a.m. the morning of Wednesday, December 23, 2020. His occupation was as a sprinkler/pipe fitter, which allowed him to be involved in building the Watts Bar nuclear plant. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, but more importantl…

Maudie Jane Coffey, 92, Bean Station, born February 9, 1928, passed away peacefully with family at her side Tuesday, December 22 at the home of her daughter. She was saved as a young girl at Yellow Springs Baptist Church in Snake Hollow where she remained a member.

Ray Dean Coffey, 64, Bean Station, went to be with his Lord and Savior suddenly Monday, December 7 at his home. He was the son of Maudie J. Coffey and the late Hobart D. Coffey. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Billy and David R. Coffey, of Bean Station; nephew, Christopher Coff…

Charles Wesley "Wes" Bell, 45, Rogersville, passed away Sunday, December 13. He was employed with Meritor for 22 years. Wes was a member of Grassy Springs Missionary Baptist Church. He was a dedicated, hard worker who loved his family and friends dearly. He was preceded in death by his mater…

Jackie G. Carpenter, 75, Rutledge, passed away, Thursday, December 10 at his residence.

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Ray Dean Coffey, 64, Bean Station, went to be with his Lord and Savior suddenly Monday, December 7 at his home. He was the son of Maudie J. Coffey and the late Hobart D. Coffey. He was preceded in death by his two brothers, Billy and David R. Coffey of Bean Station; nephew, Christopher Coffe…

Doris Bullen Curran, 64, of Washburn, died early Sunday morning, November 29 after a long battle with metastatic stage four breast cancer. She was a retired employee of Grainger County Schools as a teacher’s assistant. She was preceded in death by her father, James Pryor “J.P.” Bullen; step-…

Minnie Magdalene Morgan, 75, of Rutledge, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, December 2 at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville.

Rev. William Raymond Long passed away Friday, December 4 at the age of 87. Raymond was a graduate of Rule High School, Clear Creek Baptist College in Pineville, Kentucky and Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and The Un…

Misty Dawn Purkey, 42, of Bean Station, passed away Sunday, November 22 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Jarnigan. She is survived by her husband, Roger Purkey; daughters, Sarah Jane Purkey and Isabelle Lee Purkey; mother, Brenda Sue Jarnigan; sister, Terri S…

Helen Marie McHaffie Mills, 76, passed away Saturday, November 14. She was of the Baptist faith as well as a loving homemaker. She was preceded in death by both parents; all brothers and sisters; one granddaughter, Megan Faulkner; and two sons-in-law. She is survived by husband of 58 years, …

Uriel William Edde Jr., 90, owner of Edde Chevrolet in Rutledge died Tuesday November 17 at Tennova North Hospital in Powell after a short illness. He was born in December 1929 to Uriel William and Laura Edde in Monroe County. He came from a farming family of 14 with only two siblings surviv…