Texas Ann Hill
Main Street Baptist member
Texas Ann Hill, 89, of Lake City, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Hill was the widow of George Mack Hill.
She was a member of Main Street Baptist Church in Lake City.
Mrs. Hill is survived by her daughter, Faye Thompson of Lake City; her sons, Mack Hill and his wife, Janie, of Lake City and Don Hill and his wife, Denise, of Lexington, N.C.; her brother, Glen Johnson of Knoxville; her sisters, Lilly Goins of Clinton and Eva Webb of Lake City; and by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
In addition to her husband, two other sons, Bob Hill and John Hill, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 15, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The Rev. Don Martin will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Leach Cemetery in Lake City.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Ronnie Maynard Stooksbury
Powell Clinch employee
Ronnie Maynard Stooksbury, 27, of Andersonville, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Stooksbury was an employee of Powell Clinch Natural Gas in Lake City.
He was a member of Andersonville First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his mother, Betty Stooksbury of Andersonville; his sister, Shirley J. Asbury of Gary, Ind.; and by his brothers, George Stooksbury, Terry Stooksbury and Micky Stooksbury and his wife, Connie, all of Andersonville.
Tracy Foust of Clinton was considered a special friend.
His father, Maynard Stooksbury, preceded him in death.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 15, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Joe Bridges officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Norris Memorial Gardens, Norris.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
The Rev. Layton Beets
Pastor of Gospel Outreach church
The Rev. Layton Beets, 62, of Clinton died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Beets was a native of Clinton, the son of Moss L. and Nina E. Beets, who are deceased.
He was founder and pastor of Gospel Outreach Baptist Church as well as the Gospel Outreach program broadcast on radio station WYSH-AM.
He retired after working as a self-employed carpenter and according to his family he later enjoyed driving a school bus for Parker Transportation in Anderson County.
Mr. Beets was a member of the Oddfellows and the Fraternal Order of Police.
He had a great sense of humor, his family said.
Mr. Beets is survived by his wife, Joyce Spears Beets; his daughters, Teresa Goddard of Kingston, Debbie Rollins of Smyrna, Rhonda Kinlaw of Knoxville and Katrina Beets of Chattanooga; his son, David Beets of Clinton; his sisters, Martha Beets and Bobbie Evans, both of Clinton, Kaye Bice of Knoxville, and Joyce Bates of Corryton; and his brothers, Wayne Beets, the Rev. Moss Beets, J.D. Beets and Dennis Beets, all of Clinton.
He is also survived by his mother- and father-in-law, Gilbert and Mildred Spears of Lake City; and by 10 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, several sisters- and brothers-in-law and numerous other relatives.
In addition to his parents, two other brothers, Kenneth Beets and Charles Beets, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The Rev. Charlie Marlow, the Rev. Paul Hatmaker, the Rev. Homer Prewitt and the Rev. Jimmy Ault will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Grandview Memorial Gardens, Clinton. James Beets, Jerry Beets, Larry Beets, Rick Carroll, Terry Evans and Tim Fritts will be pallbearers.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of gifts to the Gospel Outreach Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Glenn Everett Fisher Sr.
Oliver Springs resident
Glenn Everett Fisher Sr., 79, of Oliver Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Fisher was born Sept. 6, 1921, in Topeka, Kan., the son of Franklin Eli and Ruth Mundy Fisher, who are deceased. He had served in the U.S. Air Force.
He was a member of New Hope Fellowship Wesleyan Church.
Mr. Fisher is survived by his sons, Glen F. Fisher Jr., and his wife, Barbie, of Apison, Tenn., Douglas Fisher of Northfield, Minn., and James Fisher and John Fisher, both of Sevierville; his daughter, Glenda Bumgardner of Lake City; his brothers, Earl Fisher and Eli Fisher, both of Topeka; and by six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
His wife, Margaret Fisher, and another son, Richard Fisher, preceded him in death.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with the Rev. James Hatfield officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Jan. 15, at the funeral home.
Dwight Amos Dixon II
Dwight Amos Dixon II, 33, of Karns, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001, at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville of toxic pneumonia as a complication following a bone marrow transplant for chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Mr. Dixon was a graduate of Karns High School and Pellissippi State Technical Community College. He was employed by Denso Manufacturing.
He was a member of Bell's Campground Baptist Church.
His parents, Dwight I. and Evelyn Dixon, are both employed at Department of Energy facilities in Oak Ridge.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Dixon is survived by his paternal grandmother, Addie Dixon; his sisters, Cheryl Parks and her husband, Jim, and Rochelle Hopkins and her husband, Mike; his nephew, Ryan Hopkins; his nieces, Cindy Hopkins, Emily Parks and Natalie Parks; and by many other cousins, aunts and uncles.
Mr. Dixon's maternal grandparents, Burke and Winona Gordon, his paternal grandfather, Walter Dixon, a cousin, Preston Malone, an aunt, Fannie Arthur, and an uncle, Kelly Patton, preceded him in death.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 15, in the chapel of Weaver Funeral Home, 5815 Western Ave., Knoxville, with the Rev. Jack Anderson officiating.
Family and friends will meet at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Sevierville for a 2 p.m. graveside service.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to Bell's Campground Baptist Church Building Fund, 7816 Bell's Campground Road, Powell, TN 37849.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Retired Woodland teacher
Rosalind Rogers Faulkner, 88, of Oak Ridge, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
She was born Sept. 15, 1913, in Paris, Tenn., the daughter of Ross Rogers and Annie Edenton Rogers.
Mrs. Faulkner had been a teacher with the Oak Ridge schools at Woodland Elementary School for many, many years.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, the Oak Ridge Retired Teachers Association and the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her family said she loved God, her family and her church and she enjoyed reading, Bible study and writing.
Mrs. Faulkner is survived by her sons, Joe E. Faulkner and his wife, Marilyn, of Nashville, and KayeDon Faulkner and his wife, Ginny, of Fort Myers, Fla.; her daughters, Nancy Northern and her husband, Donnie, of Nashville, Lucille Maples and her husband, Larry, of Macon, Ga., Mary Ann Hull and her husband, Sam, of Oak Ridge, Carolyn Maples and her husband, Wallace, of Murfreesboro and Judy Bentley and her husband, Jim, of West Plains, Mo.; and her sister, Ruth Van Loon of Oak Ridge.
She is also survived by her grandchildren, Steve Maples, Matt Crass and Greg Maples and his wife, Peggy, all of Murfreesboro, Bill Maples of Yuma, Ariz., Connie Hull of Knoxville, Patrick Hull and his wife, Patty, of Cookeville, Melanie Northern and Evan Crass and his wife, Marta, all of Knoxville, Joe Northern, Lydia Northern and John Faulkner, all of Nashville, Susan Reynolds and her husband, Danny, and their daughter, Valerie, all of Wasilla, Alaska, Elizabeth F. Weaver and her husband, Bob, and their children, Mary Margaret and Jack, all of Palm Harbor, Fla., Donnie Faulkner and his wife, Barbara, of Bon Aqua, Tenn., Dannie O'Neal and his wife, Connie, and their children, Whitney and Christy, all of Dickson, David Faulkner and his wife, Robbie, and their children, Ian and Collen, also all of Dickson, Jennifer Booher and her husband, Michael, and their daughter, Sam, all of Hernando, Miss., Chris Bentley and his wife, Yvonne, and their son, Jackson, all of Memphis, and Pam Dale and her husband, Brad, and their daughter, Shelby, all of Long Beach, Miss.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Morris L. Gilley, who died in 1947, and by her second husband, Joe T. Faulkner, who died in 1996. Also, a brother, Ross Rogers Jr., died in 1967, and a sister, Annie Rogers Bobo, died in 2000.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at First Baptist Church of Oak Ridge with the Rev. Larry Dipboye officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to First Baptist Church, 1101 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Weatherford Mortuary is handling the arrangements.