Christine Benya Ramsey, 55, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord Thursday, October 14, 2021 following a brief COVID-19 illness.

James Lee Greenlee, 53, Rutledge, gained his angel wings January 8, 2022. After a four month battle with COVID-19, our Heavenly Father called him home. Waiting at heaven’s gate to welcome Lee home were his father, Millard Greenlee Jr.; and his grandparents, Millard (Francis) Greenlee and Mil…

Brenda Sue Denton, 58, Rutledge, passed away Thursday, December 30, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Denton; son, David Denton; special friend, Timmy Tolliver; brother-in-law, Randy Buckner; nephew, Shannon Trent; and former son-in-law, Daniel Hubbard. She is survived b…

Linda Faye Whaley, 76, Blaine, Tennessee went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, December 29, 2021. Linda was a lifelong member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and loved her family and her church more than anything. Linda was preced…

Dorothy Ratliff, 81, of Bean Station, Tennessee, formerly of Elkhorn City, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dorothy was born September 21, 1940 at Road Creek, Kentucky to the late Basil Hackney and June Justice Hackney. In addition to her parents, she …

Brent Allen Spoon, 52, Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord surrounded by family Friday, December 17, 2021. He was saved at an early age and was a member of Central Point Baptist Church.

Brenda Sue McCoy, 72, Bean Station, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at her home with her family by her side. She was a member of Redemption Church in Knoxville. She loved to go on mission trips, especially her trip to the Holy Land.

Anna Mary Barnhart Collins, 82, Thorn Hill, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 8, 1939 in Lebanon, Ohio. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Thorn Hill.

Ricky Allen Atkins, 61, Bean Station, born September 5, 1960 passed away Saturday, December 4, 2021 after a short battle with cancer.

Randall "J.C." Coffman, 43, of Washburn, Tennessee passed away Friday, November 26, 2021. J.C. was born June 22, 1978. He was an avid supporter of his children and loved spending Saturdays at the softball field. J.C. was a hardworking husband. He loved his brothers, his aunt Wendy and his da…

John Thomas Frazier, 74, Rutledge, passed away Thursday, November 25, 2021 at UT Medical Center.

Timothy Ray Pratt, 61, Rutledge, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021. He was a 1979 graduate of Gibbs High School. He was a man of great integrity and dignity and walked with great confidence in the faith. In his early adulthood, Tim professed Jesus Christ as his Savior. Tim fai…

Tabsoue Jane Mullins, 80, Bean Station, left this old world behind in exchange for her new heavenly home Sunday, November 21, 2021 surrounded by her family who loved her dearly. She was a mother to all and a true friend to many. Tabsoue was a profound Christian for 68 years and a member of R…

Hannah Cole McDonald Greene, 88, Macon, Georgia, entered into rest Tuesday, November 16, 2021, after a brief illness.

Virginia “Sis” Humbard, 75, Washburn, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Tennova North Medical Center. She loved spending time with all her children, grandchildren and all her family.

Sandra Jane Abdella Dunn, 58, Morristown, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 from her long battle with diabetes.

Ruby Lucille Hayes, 86, Thorn Hill, was born April 17, 1935 and passed away Wednesday, October 6. Ruby worked many years on the family farm while helping care for her siblings. She loved clothes, shoes and antiques. She cared for her mother and brother until their passing as well as babysat …

Kristy Elaine McBee, 39, Rutledge, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, October 23, 2021. Kristy accepted the Lord as her Savior one month ago.

Charles Everett Williams, 75, Rutledge, went to be with the Lord October 14, 2021. He was saved at a young age at Helton Springs Baptist Church.

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William Ray Scott, 72, of Evington, Virginia, was welcomed into the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, October 4, 2021.

Jimmy "Jesse James, Paw" H. James, 78, Rutledge, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was a longtime member of Central Point Baptist Church. He loved his family and his work as a lineman, then general foreman/superintendent for Di…

Elster Clevenger, 95, Bean Station, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021. He was born December 5, 1925. He was a World War II Navy Veteran and 50-year member of Tate Spring Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by wife, Iva Dean; son, Danny; parents, Freelin Clevenger and Siddie Ratliff; a…

Tammy Rene’ Morgan, 53, Rutledge, went home to be with Lord, September 23, 2021. She accepted the Lord at Central Point Baptist Church, where she attended.

B.L. “Bill” Scearce, 80, Thorn Hill, Tennessee gained his heavenly wings at his home surrounded by family Sunday, September 26, 2021. He was born September 9, 1941 in Thorn Hill, Tennessee to Lester and Artha Scearce. Bill was a member of Fairview Methodist Church. He was an avid farmer and …

Jimmie Alan Patterson, 81, Blaine, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. Jimmie was a caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. Jimmie left an impression on everyone he met and never hesitated to help a soul in need…

Kenneth Albert Turley, Rutledge, Tennessee, 81, passed away Friday, September 24, 2021. He was of the Baptist faith and a faithful member of New Blackwell Baptist Church, until he was no longer able to attend. He was an avid farmer for most of his life. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. Ke…

Roger Leslie Orr, 71, Blaine, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 18, 2021. He was a member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church, a fisherman and hunter. He loved people and never met a stranger. Roger enjoyed working with rustic wood and created beautiful wood pieces. He enjoyed his time…

Rodney “Toddy” Todd Reagan, 56, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021 at Select Specialty in Powell surrounded by his mother, sister, nieces, nephew and a few friends from the church he loved so well.

Roger Dale Maples, 58, Rutledge, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Roger was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church in Rutledge, Tennessee, and he was an avid fan of the Tennessee Volunteers.

Wanda Jean Snyder Simpson passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the home of her daughter.

Joshua “Steve” Frederick Hood, 36, Blaine, went to be with the Lord, September 6, 2021. He was a beloved dad, son and brother.

Michael Roger Cabbage, 59, Rutledge, went to be with the Lord Sunday, August 29. He was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, a retired farmer and an avid VOL fan.

Lillie Beatrice Coffey, 83, Washburn, Tennessee, was born December 23, 1937, and went home to be with the Lord Sunday, August 29, 2021. She was a member of Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Martha “Janice” Whitt, 75, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021, surrounded by loved ones at her home. She grew up in Hawkins County and attended Church Hill High School.

Nancy Jo Bull Bresenham was born October 17, 1940, in the East Tennessee home of her sharecropper parents, Torrance and Annie Hipsher Bull. After graduating from Rutledge High School at age 16, she worked for two years at Standard Knitting Mill in Knoxville while taking classes at University…

Theresa Lynn, 66, Rutledge, went home to be with her loving Lord and Saviour Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Theresa was a member of Gospel View Freewill Baptist Church in New Market, Tennessee. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Robert Wilson Coffey, 37, formerly of Thorn Hill, passed away August 7, 2021. He was born September 9, 1983.

Geraldine Ellen Jones, 74, born February 17, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.

John Eric Morgan, 53, Rutledge, Tennessee passed away Thursday, August 5, 2021 at his home.

Michael Roy Owens, 45, Grainger County, passed away Monday, July 19, 2021. He attended Grace Point Baptist Church in Talbott, TN, and was a longtime member of Rutledge Volunteer Fire Department. He also loved to farm and be outdoors.

David E. “Popeye” Tate, 92, Rutledge, TN passed away Monday, July 26, 2021. He was a member of Shiloh Methodist Church and attended regularly. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Korean War and retired from American Enka after 40 years of service. At his retirement, he was supervisor o…

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Michael Dwayne Orrick, 61, Alcoa, formerly of Rutledge, passed away peacefully at the University of Tennessee Medical Center Friday, July 23, 2021.

Carroll Leon Whaley, 79, Blaine, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 16, 2021. He was a member of Indian Ridge Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Vietnam War at Cam Ranh Bay. He enjoyed a quiet life of retirement and loved being outside and spending ti…

Beverly June Campbell, 54, Bean Station, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at her residence. She was saved at an early age at Calvary Baptist Church in Mooresburg. She was always a friend who could be counted on and enjoyed making special gifts and crafts for her family and frien…

Georgia Marie Dahnke, 72, Bean Station, Tennessee, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

Albert Scearce Jr., 71, Thorn Hill, Tennessee, died peacefully at his residence Saturday, June 19, 2021.

Peggy A. Roach, 81, Rutledge, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Tennova Hospital. Peggy was the daughter of the late Earl and Willie Isley.

Jaelyn Ryanna Collins, 18, Maynardville, passed away tragically Sunday, June 27, 2021 from an automobile accident.

Tyson Andrew “Drew” Laws, Thorn Hill, born July 9, 1985, went to his heavenly home June 22, 2021. Drew worked as a diesel mechanic for many years, which he enjoyed passionately. He also enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, boating and most all water sports.