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Obituaries

  • obits for the week of Feb. 2, 2012

     Custer Eugene “Gene” Braden

    Custer Eugene “Gene” Braden, 83, of Speedwell passed away Jan 30.  He was of the Baptist faith. 

    He was preceded in death by parents, Lauda and Matilda Smith Braden.

    He is survived by, daughters, JoAnn Carpenter and Danielle Braden; sons, Steve, Kevin, and Doug Braden; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Lorraine Monday; Pauline Owens; Jimmie Edwards; several nieces and nephews.

  • Obits for the week of Jan. 26, 2012

     Helen A. Douglas

    Helen A. Douglas, 86, of LaFollette, died Jan. 17.

    She was preceded in death by husband, J.L. Douglas; parents, John and Jane Ayers Vaughn.

    She is survived by daughter, Jean McCullah; son, Randy Douglas.

    Funeral services were held Jan. 19. Interment was in Davis Cemetery.

    Walters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    January 26, 2012

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    Dorothy Morton Hall

  • Obits for the week of Jan. 19, 2012

     Katelynn Danielle Boring           

    Katelynn Danielle Boring, 22, died Jan. 8.  Katelynn was born on February 26, 1989 in Knoxville, to Tony and Debra Boring. She was a 2007 graduate of Raleigh Christian Academy. She was a student at Pensacola Christian College and Liberty University and was employed at Kohl’s in Knightdale. Katelynn was a wonderful and talented daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and friend to many and will be greatly missed until reunited in Heaven.

  • Obits for the week of Jan. 12, 2012

     Richard Eugene Beasley

    Richard Eugene Beasley, 72, died Dec. 19, 2011.

    He is survived by wife, Ruth Norman Beasley; son, Marcus Beasley; daughters, Linda McGaha and Kelley Haney.

    Funeral services were held Dec. 23. Interment was in Valley View Cemetery.  Harp Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    January 12, 2012

    LaFollette Press

     

    William  E. “Ted” Bowman

    William  E. “Ted” Bowman, 95, died Jan. 7.

  • Obits for the week of Jan. 5, 2012

    Bertha Elizabeth Bailey

    Bertha Elizabeth Bailey, 101, died Dec. 31, 2011.

    She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Nelson Cox,husband, Frank Bailey; son, Odeva Bailey; daughter, Cora Suttles.

    She is survived by daughters, Jean Slover and Joyce Harmon.

    Funeral services were held Jan.3. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

    Hatmaker Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    LaFollette Press

    January 5, 2012

     

    Phillip Frank Franklin Braden

  • Obits for the week of Dec. 29, 2011

     Lathern Brantley

    Lathern Brantley, 92, of LaFollette, died Dec. 25. He was a member of Mossy Springs Baptist Church in Union County, but last attended Long Hollow Baptist Church. He served in World War II from July 1942 until December 1945 and was a member of DAV and TDF.

    He was preceded in death by parents Annias and Nancy Lynch Brantley; half sisters and brothers, Stella McNeeley and Luvirney Smith, Ed Petree, Austin, Samuel and Jehue Brantley.

  • obits for the week of Dec. 22, 2011

    Carl Vernon Austin

    Carl Vernon Austin, 61, of Jacksboro, died Nov.  24.

    He was preceded in death by parents, Benjamin and Bertha Austin of Lake City; wife, Cathy Austin; brother, Arthur Austin; sisters, Naomi Childs and Alma Hembree.

    Carl is survived by brother, Frank Buck Austin of Salt Lake City, Utah; sisters, Dean Baer and Kathleen Shook of Toledo, Ohio and Dorothy Wilson of Caryville; a host of family, friends and loved ones.

    No services are planned.

    Cross-Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

  • Obits for the week of Dec. 15, 2011

     Dinah Ann Terry Baker

    Dinah Ann Terry Baker, 56, died Dec. 4.

    She is preceded in death by father Junior Bert Terry; mother, Jean Bolton Terry.

    Dinah is survived by daughters, Amy Jo Brown and Sybil Brown.

    Funeral services were held Dec. 6. Interment was in the Terry Cemetery.

    Harp Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    December 15, 2011

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    Anna Mae Queener Disney

    Anna Mae Queener Disney, 74, died Dec. 12.

  • Obits for the week of Dec. 8, 2011

     James Brown Jr.,

    James Brown Jr., 88, died Dec. 1.

    He is survived by wife, Mary Jane Cross Brown; son, Joel Brown; daughter, Ramona Brown.

    Funeral services were held Dec. 4. Interment was in Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

    Weaver Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

    December 8, 2011

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  • Obits for the week of Dec. 1, 2011

     Carl Vernon Austin

    Carl Vernon Austin, 61, of Jacksboro, died Nov.  24.

    He was preceded in death by parents, Benjamin and Bertha Austin of Lake City; brother, Arthur Austin; sisters, Naomi Childs and Alma Hembree.

    Carl is survived by brother, Frank Buck Austin of Salt Lake City, Utah; sisters, Dean Baer and Kathleen Shook of Toledo, Ohio and Dorothy Wilson of Caryville; a host of family, friends and loved ones.

    No services are planned.

    Cross-Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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