Martha Effie Hughes
Edgemoor Baptist member
Martha Effie Hughes, 94, of Clinton, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, at her home.
She was born in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on July 17, 1907, the daughter of Monroe and Annie Kellum.
She was the widow of John C. Hughes.
Mrs. Hughes was a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church in Claxton.
She is survived by three daughters, Louise Gray of Oak Ridge, Johnnie Ruth Blankenship and her husband, Thomas Blankenship, of Decatur, Ala., and Ann Jenkins and her husband, Charles "Buddy" Jenkins, of Clinton; five sons, John W. Hughes and his wife, Olene Hughes, of Decatur, Ala., R.D. Hughes and his wife, Mary Hughes, of Oak Ridge, Charles Hughes and his wife, Ellen Hughes, of Powell, and H.K. Hughes and his wife, Pat Hughes, and Jimmy Hughes and his wife, Alice Hughes, all of Clinton.
Mrs. Hughes is also survived by 28 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. John Burleson and the Rev. Mike Petty will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Retired Y-12 employee
Leonard Crump, 88, of Oak Ridge, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born March 12, 1913, in Booneville, Miss., he was the son of Henry Clay Crump and Velma Robinson Crump.
Mr. Crump had been a resident of Oak Ridge for the past 60 years. He was retired from Union Carbide Nuclear Division as an employee at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant.
He was a member and a trustee of Oak Valley Baptist Church. His family said he enjoyed all the activities with his church and he enjoyed gardening.
Mr. Crump is survived by two sons, Elkie Crump of Youngstown, Ohio, and Lee Jones of Oak Ridge; three daughters, Stella Welch of Youngstown, Zelma Starr of Jackson and Janice Miller of Knoxville; his stepchildren, Annie Holland of Milwaukee, Wis., and Joe West of Pacifica, Calif.; his sister, Mary Simmons of Corinth, Miss.; and 18 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Della Crump, and by his second wife, Marion Crump, who died Feb. 25, 1985. Two children, three brothers, a sister and a stepdaughter also died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Oak Valley Baptist Church with the Rev. Hardil Thomas officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Weatherford Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Amanda Faith Mowery
Briceville second grade student
Amanda Faith Mowery, 7, of Briceville, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1999, at East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville, of cystic fibrosis.
Amanda was born in Knoxville on Feb. 5, 1991. She was a second-grade student at Briceville Elementary School and the daughter of Trina and Frank Taylor. She attended Fratersville Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her twin brother, Eric Mowery; her maternal grandparents, H.P. and Mary Duncan of Briceville; her paternal step-grandparents, Gene and Juanita Cox of Briceville; and by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family said Amanda had many friends at Children's Hospital and the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, especially Michael Howard and her physician, Donald Ellenburg.
Her sister, Brittany Nicole Duncan, also died at age 7. An aunt she considered special, her Aunt Nadine, is also deceased.
The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. David White and the Rev. Les Arwood officiating.
Burial will follow at Norris Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Jan. 15, at the funeral home.
Turner Malcom Jackson
St. Mark's Methodist member
Turner Malcom Jackson, 88, of Clinton, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at Lake City Health Care Center.
Mr. Jackson was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church of Clinton.
He was the son of Leroy and Blanche Jackson. His wife, Mary Louise Jackson, is deceased.
Mr. Jackson is survived by his daughter, Shannon Biggs and her husband, Dr. Monte Biggs, of Knoxville; three grandchildren, Melanie Forrester, Kevin Biggs and Roddy Biggs; two great-grandchildren, Ashley and Chloe Biggs; and by two sisters, Frances Jackson and Alma Jackson, both of Oliver Springs.
In addition to his wife and his parents, a sister, Beatrice Parham, and three brothers, Joseph Jackson, Roy Jackson and James Jackson, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. John Clark and the Rev. Lee Cates officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
James Madison Martin
Former TVA welder
James Madison Martin, 47, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Martin formerly worked as a certified welder and sprinkler fitter for Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar Plant. He had been disabled for the past 22 years, the family said.
He was born in Knoxville on Feb. 23, 1951. His mother, Anna Ruth Tuffelmire Martin, lives in Oak Ridge, and his father, Stanley Earl Martin Sr., is deceased.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Martin is survived by his son, Jacob Madison Martin and his wife, Lichelle, of Oak Ridge; his grandson, Cole Madison Martin of Oak Ridge; two sisters, Jackie Ramsey of Oak Ridge and Jo Fields and her husband, George, of Fort Lupton, Colo.; his brother, Stanley Earl Martin Jr. of Cayce, S.C.; and by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Martin Fischer officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Gladys Mayona Schooler
Mother of area residents
Gladys Mayona Schooler, 92, of 429 Mariner Point Drive, Clinton, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Schooler was born on April 2, 1906. She was a former resident of Rockwood and a member of Daysville Baptist Church. She was affectionately known to her family and friends as "Bum Bum" and throughout her life was a strong witness for the Lord, the family said.
She was the widow of James Schooler.
Mrs. Schooler is survived by two daughters, Joyce Reedy and her husband, Kermit, and Anne Derksen and her husband, David, all of Clinton; and four grandchildren, Pamela Reedy of Clinton, Rolf Reedy of Oak Ridge, Jim Patrick of Franklin, Ohio, and Tim Patrick of Frenchburg, Ky.
She is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren, Austin and Hannah Keathley, Sarah and Michael Patrick, Brandi Johnson, Shane and Aaron Sanner, and Heather, Davy and Adam Moser.
R.C. Givens of Rockwood was considered a special friend.
Her son, Billy Schooler, grandsons Keith Reedy and Tommy Patrick, her parents, four sisters and three brothers died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in Middlesboro, Ky.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Daysville Baptist Church, 1841 Daysville Road, Rockwood, TN 37854; First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 127 Lafayette Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830; or Faith Promise Church, 145 Iroquois Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Edna Leonard Kennedy
Former Oak Ridge resident
Edna Leonard Kennedy of Farragut died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001, at Shannondale Health Care Center in Knoxville after being ill for several months. She was 85.
Mrs. Kennedy was born Oct. 9, 1915, in Bristol, Va. She and her husband, Ernest E. Kennedy, who survives her, were former residents of Oak Ridge.
She was a member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church in Knoxville and her favorite Scripture was the 23rd Psalm.
Mrs. Kennedy's family said she was a quiet, gentle, considerate person, full of love and compassion for her family and people in need, and will be greatly missed. She loved flowers, bird watching, gardening and traveling.
Her family wishes to thank the people of Shannondale who were good to her and took care of her during her illness.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Robert E. Kennedy and his friend, Karen McKinnon, of Charlotte, N.C., and James D. Kennedy and his wife, Linda L. Kennedy, of Knoxville; her daughter, Joyce Ann Burns and her husband, David Burns, of Jacksonville, Fla.; her brothers, Joseph F. Leonard and his wife, Katherine, of Nashville, Charles H. Leonard and his wife, Eleanor, of Denver, Colo., Eugene Leonard and his wife, Edna, of Bristol; her sister, Mary Louise McCoy and her husband, J.J., of Bristol; and a sister-in-law, Hazel Pendergrass of Bristol, Va.
Mrs. Kennedy is also survived by her grandchildren, Brian Kennedy of Tampa, Fla., Patricia A. Erskin and her husband, Paul, of Marietta, Ga., Molly Troutman and her husband, Mark, Jennifer L. Ilagan and her husband, Victor, and David R. Kennedy and his wife, Sandra, all of Knoxville, Harlan S. Freer and his wife, Meghan, of Nashville and Gregory K. Fleer and his wife, Debbie, of Jacksonville, Fla.; her step-grandchildren, Yvette Schenck and her husband, Bryan, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Scott Needham and Eddie Needham and his wife, Laura, all of Knoxville; her great-grandchildren, Page Troutman, Reise Troutman, Marguerite Troutman, Jacob S. Freer, Grayson E. Freer, Davidson Kennedy, John Erskin and William L. Erskin; and one step-great-granddaughter, Alexandria Needham.
The funeral will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the chapel of Rose Mortuary, Mann Heritage Chapel, Knoxville, with the Rev. Vernon Holstad officiating.
The burial service will be private.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Health Care Center Aviaries, Shannondale Health Care Center, 801 Vanosdale Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.