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…

Brenda “Joyce” Jarnigan went to be with the Lord at the age of 75 Sunday, November 15. Joyce was born December 6, 1944 to Tommy and Winona “Wendy” Hodge of Rutledge. Joyce loved people and had a gift of giving and nurturing. Nothing warmed her heart more than to work with her hands and creat…

Esther Morgan Rainwater, 82, Jefferson City, went to be with the Lord Friday, November 6. She was a member of New Corinth Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Rainwater; parents, Rev. William “Bill” and Hazel Maples; and brother, Will Maples Jr. She is survived b…

Armindia "Minnie" Lawson Freeman, 88, Blaine, passed away after a long illness Thursday, November 5. Minnie grew up in Kentucky and still has much family there. She was a graduate of Knox Central High School in Barbourville, Kentucky. She married Bill Freeman in 1952 and settled in Tennessee…

Mary Agnes “Aggie” Lakins Galyon, born November 18, 1939, went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 1. She was saved at an early age and attended Noah’s Chapel American Christian Church.

C.F. “Smitty” Smith, 82, Rutledge, passed away Wednesday, October 28. He was a member of Mill Springs Baptist Church in Jefferson City, but attended Southside Baptist Church in Rutledge. He retired from Dillard Smith Construction Company after 37 years.

William “Willie” Alexander Ratliff, 44, Bean Station, formerly of Elkhorn, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, October 25 at Vanderbilt University Hospital. Willie was born April 28, 1976 in Pikeville, Kentucky to Charlie Bill Ratliff and Dorothy Faye Hackney Ratliff of Bean Station. Willie is sur…

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Nancy Clyde “Cidy" Whitt Roberts, our dear sweet mother left this dreary world Friday, October 23, at the age of 85, from complications after treatment for a second bout of cancer.

Naomi Sue Maples, 74, of Rutledge, passed away Sunday, October 25 at her residence, surrounded by loved ones.

Roy Wayne Davis, born May 5, 1949 passed away Saturday, October 10.

Bill A. Thacker, 82, went to his heavenly home Thursday, October 15. He was blessed with a heart to serve and a great love for his community.

Haskel “Hack” James, born September 15, 1935, passed away Monday, October 19. He was a lifelong resident of Rutledge, a farmer for many years and took great pride in his work and helping others. He was a born storyteller and loved talking about family history. One of his great joys was spend…

Earl J. McGinnis, 88, Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, October 11. Earl was a lifetime member of Mitchell Springs Baptist Church.

Pamela “Mimi, Mom, PJ, Pam” Jo McGhee, 59, Rutledge, went to be with the Lord Thursday, October 8 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was a member of Flint Gap Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Joe McGhee; sister, Lisa Renee McGhee; and grandson, Caleb…

Barbara Ann Meredith, 45, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 24 in Knoxville. She was born September 9, 1975 in Tampa, Florida.

Rev. Kenneth Earl Sinnamon, 87, Rutledge, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, September 29.

Angela “Angel” Howerton, 70, of Mooresburg, passed away Wednesday, September 23 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare Systems. She was a member of Manley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, David Merrill Sandstrom and Roy Lee Howerton; and brother, Joe White.

Charles “Jimmy” Burnett Cureton Jr., 74, of Rutledge, passed away Thursday, September 24 at Jefferson City Health & Rehabilitation.

Imogene Deloris Jarnagin, of Rutledge, born May 25, 1928, passed away Friday, September 25.

Barry “Bear” Davis, 60, of Tazewell, was born January 25, 1960 and passed away Wednesday, September 16 with his family by his side. He was a member of Sunrise Missionary Baptist Church where he loved to sing and worship the Lord. He was saved at a young age on a Saturday at Cedar Fork Baptis…

Penny Lynn Couch, 43, passed away from this world into the arms of Jesus Saturday September 12.

David Wayne Housewright, age 67, of Grainger County, was born July 16, 1953 and went to be with the Lord Sunday, September 13. He was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Louise Housewright; and granddaughter, Hallie Sheddan. He is survived by Lisa Branton Housewright; son, Scott (Shana) H…

Daniel Craig “Boone” Harvey, age 53, of Bean Station, passed away Sunday, September 6 at his residence. He was a member of Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church in Mooresburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Harvey and Dorothy Thomison; and daughter, Brittney Stanley. He is surv…

Edward Clayton “Ed” Shipley, 78, of Mascot, passed away Sunday, September 13. Ed was a prominent business man and friend to many. He operated Ed Shipley Guttering for more than 40 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eston and Mild…

Doris O. Smith, 87, of Bean Station, went to be with the Lord and Heaven gained another soul Friday, August 28. She was a longtime, active member of Barnard’s Grove Baptist Church in Bean Station. She loved her Lord, her church and church family. Doris was saved at an early age at Adriel Mis…