Rosa J. Hutson
Mother of Oak Ridge resident
Rosa J. Hutson, 87, of LaFollette, died Saturday, March 20, 1999, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
Mrs. Hutson was the mother of Maurene LaVerne Duck of Oak Ridge.
She and her husband, Browder FaDrew Hutson, owned and operated Hutson's Food Market in LaFollette from 1945 until Mr. Hutson's death in 1965. She continued to operate the business until 1991.
Mrs. Hutson was a member of LaFollette First Baptist Church.
In addition to her daughter, she is survived by her son, Browder FaDrew and his wife, Jean, of Barnesville, Ga.; her sister, Elizabeth Broyles of LaFollette; three sisters-in-law, Leon Chaniott, Nell Chaniott and Sarah Chaniott, all of LaFollette; and her brother-in-law, R.L. Smith of Powell.
Mrs. Hutson is also survived by five grandchildren, Jeffrey Hutson and family and Angela Hutson Farr and family, all of Georgia, Bridgette Duck of Oak Ridge, and Dennis Duck and family and Lisa Duck Eccles and family, all of Jefferson City; 11 great-grandchildren, Beth, Tia and Laura Hutson, Jessica and Drew Farr, Emily, Zack, Zeke and Abby Duck, and Bree and Katrina Eccles; and by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, March 22, in the chapel of Walters Funeral Home in LaFollette with the Rev. Leonard Dabney officiating. Music will be provided by Gene Roberts of LaFollette First Baptist Church.
Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at Woodlawn Cemetery, LaFollette, for the graveside service.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
John L. Horton Sr.
Retired ORNL engineer
John L. Horton Sr., 76, of Oak Ridge, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
Mr. Horton was an engineer who retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Instrumentation and Controls Division in 1989. He came to Oak Ridge in 1944 after a short time working for General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y.
He was born in Winnfield, La., and graduated from Louisiana State University in 1944 with a degree in electrical engineering. He was the son of William Roderick Horton and Nettie Lillian Teagle Horton.
His family said he was known among themselves and his friends for his keen mind and curiosity, as well as for taking an active and genuine interest in those around him. He had been very active in service to his church, First United Methodist Church, and to the Oak Ridge Lions Club, which he served as president.
Mr. Horton enjoyed outdoor activities, including gardening, hunting, fishing and riding his all-terrain vehicle in the local mountains. He also enjoyed belonging to a bowling league with his wife, Jean Davis Horton, who survives him.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Horton is survived by his children, J. Lee Horton and his wife, Mary Frances, of Martinsburg, W.Va., Carol Ann Horton and her husband, Dean Dameron, of Littleton, Calif., James W. Horton and his wife, Rebecca, of Oak Ridge, and Thomas B. Horton of Ocean Ridge, Fla.; and his stepchildren, Michael C. Davis of Atlanta, Ga., and Cathy Davis Brown of Cherry Hill, N.J.
He is also survived by his sister, Martile Horton McBride of Columbus, Mont.; his brother, Edward Horton of Tulsa, Okla; and his grandchildren, Jake Horton of Dayton, Ohio, Gabriel Horton of Des Plaines, Ill., J. Wesley Horton of Oak Ridge, Debra Dillard of White House, Tenn., and Susan Kuehn of Minneapolis, Minn.; and by four great-grandchildren and 10 nieces and nephews.
Mr. Horton's first wife, Emale G. Horton, who was a teacher at Oak Ridge High School, died in 1985.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Henderlight officiating.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Oak Ridge Lions Club, P.O. Box 4085, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-4085; or to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 4669, Oak Ridge, TN 37831.
Anne I. Fitzgerald
Retired MMES employee
Anne I. Fitzgerald, 75, of Knoxville, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
Miss Fitzgerald was retired from Martin Marietta Energy Systems where she had worked for 46 years, beginning when the plants were operated by Union Carbide Nuclear Division.
She was the daughter of John and Mamie Fitzgerald, who are deceased.
Miss Fitzgerald is survived by her brothers, Jack Fitzgerald, and Maurice Fitzgerald and his wife, Johnnye; her foster son, William Douglas Glenn III; and by several nieces and nephews.
Bill Asbury was considered a special friend.
Her sister, Veronica Fitzgerald, and two brothers, Tom Fitzgerald and Ed Fitzgerald, died earlier.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 W. Vine Ave., Knoxville, with the Rev. Rick Walsh officiating.
Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Human, Bill Asbury, Jim Asbury, Phillip Cleet, Gary Heatherly and Bill Lockett Jr.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, March 22, at McCarty Weaver Cumberland Chapel, 5815 Western Ave., Knoxville.
Melissa "Missie" Beets, 19, of Knoxville, died Friday, March 19, 1999, at her home of complications from diabetes.
Miss Beets is survived by her father, Dave Beets of Ohio; two brothers, Jeffrey and Jamie, both of Knoxville; and two sisters, Edie Williams of New Jersey and Marnie Beets of Knoxville.
Her mother, the late Margie Kirby, who was a nurse at Methodist Medical Center, died in November 1998.
The funeral will be private.
Anderson County Funeral Home in Clinton is handling arrangements.
Virginia Riggs Bradley
Former Oak Ridge resident
Virginia Alice Riggs Bradley, 84, of Chattanooga, died Wednesday, March 22, 2000, at a nursing home in Chattanooga.
Mrs. Bradley was a former resident of Oak Ridge. A registered nurse, she was retired from Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, where she had worked for approximately 30 years.
She served during World War II as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps.
She was the widow of Charles A. Bradley. She was a Methodist.
Mrs. Bradley is survived by her son, Robert Charles Bradley and his wife, Dianne H. Bradley, of Chattanooga; and by her grandson, Jason Robert Bradley, also of Chattanooga.
Her brother, Lee Riggs, died earlier.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home is handling arrangements. No formal visitation will be held.
Aretta J. Stewart Honeycutt
Former Oliver Springs resident
Aretta J. Stewart Honeycutt, 88, of Englewood, Ohio, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Shiloh Care Center in Trotwood, Ohio.
Mrs. Honeycutt was a former resident of Oliver Springs.
She was the daughter of Luther and Cora Hall Stewart and the widow of Owen Honeycutt.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth "Polly" Menser and her husband, Jerry, of Englewood; two daughters-in-law, Sandy Lively of Sanford, Fla., and Dora Lively of Wartburg; and by 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, her sons, Charles Lively and Joe Lively, and a grandson, Jerry Allen Menser, died earlier.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs.
A graveside service will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton. The Rev. Gary Smith will officiate.
Daughter of Evelyn Baucum
Debra Martin, 47, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, March 21, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Martin was the daughter of Evelyn Baucum of Oak Ridge. Her father, Edward "Jack" McCollister, died earlier.
A former resident of Lenoir City, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church of Lenoir City.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Martin is survived by her daughters, Amy Cox and Jamie Santoro and her husband, Steven; her granddaughter, Kayla Santoro; and her brother, Terry McCollister, all of Oak Ridge.
In addition to her father, her grandparents, Clarence and Pearl Brackett, died earlier.
A memorial service will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the chapel of McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.