William Richard Little
Former bank vice president
William Richard Little, 58, of Clinton, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Little was a former vice president of First Tennessee Bank on Gay Street, Knoxville.
He was the son of John T. Little III and Mildred Lucille Perry Little, who are deceased. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
Mr. Little was a member of the Church of Christ in Lawrenceburg. He was an avid Fulton High School basketball fan, the family said.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Brenda Hillis Little; two daughters, Laura L. Queener and her husband, Steve, and Kimberly L. Wright and her husband, Jody; two sons, Jeffrey R. Little and his wife, Krista, and William Douglas Little; and by five grandchildren, Lauren Wright, Logan Little, Matthew Queener, Mollie Wright and Garrett Little, all of Clinton.
Mr. Little is also survived by two sisters, Inez Richmond and her husband, Joe, of Benton, and Martha Haney and her husband, Joe, of Nashville; and three brothers, John T. Little IV and his wife, Betty, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Harold Little and his wife, Sue, of Miami, Fla., and Glenn Little and his wife, Deanna, of Franklin.
Three sisters, Barbara Little Gibson, Ruth Ann Little and Gloria Jean Little, and a brother, Luther L. Little, died earlier.
The funeral will be at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with Marty Stooksbury officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Billie L. Campbell
Retired OCAW secretary
Billie L. Campbell, 73, of Harriman, died at 2:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge after a lingering illness.
Mrs. Campbell was a secretary for the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union in Oak Ridge for 35 years.
She was born in Antioch on Dec. 12, 1925, the daughter of Clarence Robinson and Flora Luker Robinson, who are deceased. She was a Baptist.
Mrs. Campbell is survived by her husband, Jack Campbell; her son, David Campbell of Oldsmar, Fla.; her daughter, Gayle Pope of West Palm Beach, Fla.; her sister, Peggy Whittemore of Valdosta, Ga.; her brother, Clarence Robinson Jr. of Harriman; grandsons, Jamie and Jody Reynolds of West Palm Beach, and Timmy, Christopher and David Gibbs of Oldsmar; and by several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Mae Martin Foust
Mae Martin Foust, 89, of Clinton, died Monday, Jan. 25, 1999, at Windwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in Clinton.
Mrs. Foust was a homemaker. She was the daughter of Ed and Myrtle Leinart Martin, who are deceased. She was a Baptist.
She is survived by her daughter, Mildred "Millie" Miller and her husband, W.M. Miller, of Clinton; three grandchildren, Steve Miller and his wife, Sharon Miller, and John M. Miller and his wife, Judy F. Miller, all of Clinton, and Kathy Guinn and her husband, Roger Guinn, of Powell; and five great-grandchildren, Penney Miller of Knoxville, Brandy Miller of Ashland, Ky., William Miller of Clinton, Charlie Turpin of Alcoa and Amy Guinn of Powell.
Mrs. Foust is also survived by two sisters, Lillie Simpson of Spring City and Pearl Woods of Oliver Springs; five brothers, James Martin and his wife, Juanita, and Howard Martin and his wife, Tene, all of Hammond, Ind., John L. Martin of Carsonville, Mich., Lonas Martin and his wife, Lillie, of Lake City, and Earl Martin and his wife, Irene, of LaFollette; and by several nieces and nephews.
Her husband, Lanzo Foust, three sisters, Molly Martin, Edna Martin and Jenny Martin, and three brothers, Charles Martin, Clayton Martin and Bill Martin, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. John Clark officiating.
Burial will follow at Sinking Springs Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the funeral home.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 252 N. Main St., Clinton, TN 37716.
Flossie Mae Ellis McCallie
Member of Pleasant View Baptist Church
Flossie Mae Ellis McCallie, 82, of Clinton, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at the home of her daughter, surrounded by her family, after a long illness.
She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Clinton. She had been very active in the church and was a longtime president of the WMU.
She was a longtime member of the Black Oak Home Demonstration Club. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking and baking for her family and doing crafts, especially decorating eggs. Over her lifetime, she had taken care of a total of 23 foster children.
She was born April 27, 1920, in Jellico.
Mrs. McCallie is survived by her daughter, Faye Harmon and her husband, Charlie, of Clinton; her stepson, Frankie McCallie and his wife, Janie, of San Antonio, Texas; her grandchildren, Steve Harmon and his wife, Nancy, of Decatur, and Larry Harmon, Chuck Harmon, Sheila Hampton and her husband, Jim, Mike Ellis and his wife, Lori, Wayne Ellis and his wife, Missy, Vickie Gilmore and her husband, Ricky, and Gary Ellis and his wife, Kathy, all of Clinton; her step-grandchildren, Dee Dee McCallie of Alabama and Mike McCallie and his wife of Denver, Colo.; her great-grandchildren, Amanda and Brady Harmon of Decatur and Matthew and Stephanie Harmon, Tiffany, Tyler and Randy Hampton, Brooke, Blair and Beth Ellis, Gavin Ellis, Jason McCullom and Casey Gilmore, and Justin and Meagan Ellis, all of Clinton; and 23 foster children.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Eugene Ellis, to whom she had been married for 37 years; her second husband, Frank McCallie, to whom she had been married for 18 years; her son, William C. "Bill" Ellis; his mother and stepfather, Lona and E.L. Wilson; his father, Joe Collier; his sisters, Mary Seivers and Ethel Silvey; and his brother, Joe Collier.
The funeral was held Sunday evening, Jan. 26, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Donnie Disney and the Rev. Steve Harmon officiated.
A graveside service was to be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery.
Jim Hampton, Chuck Harmon, Larry Harmon, Matthew Harmon, Wilbert Swain and Jim Cardwell were named as pallbearers, and Goldman D. Carroll, John Bumgardner, Fred Weaver, Bob Brooks and Larry Kesterson were named as honorary pallbearers.
Irma P. Hill
Sister of Kathleen Stephens
Irma P. Hill died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.
The third of six children, she was born Dec. 2, 1923, in Adams Run, S.C., the daughter of the Rev. Waties R. and Addie Middleton Alston, who are now deceased.
Mrs. Hill was a frequent visitor to Oak Ridge where she had special friends among the congregation of Spurgeon Chapel AME Zion Church. She enjoyed singing and traveling, and was an avid reader. Her family said she worked diligently and happily in her home church, Morris Brown AME Zion Church in Philadelphia, until health problems prevented active participation.
Mrs. Hill is survived by her Oak Ridge family, including her sister, Kathleen Stephens and her husband, Nelson; granddaughter Amanda Allen; nephews Nelson Stephens Jr., his wife, Veda, and their sons, Adam and Terry, Victor "Randy" Stephens and their son, Eric Stephens, and his wife, Kalina, Kevin Stephens and his children, LaKuinta Stephens, Jared Stephens and Re'Yada Stephens, and Alfred Stephens and his wife, Teresa, and their children, Julian Stephens, Catesha Williams and Anthony Williams.
Survivors also include her caregivers, her daughter, Catherine Collier and her husband, James; her son, Paul Poinsette; two other sisters, Adeline A. Sanford of Philadelphia and Julia A. Gourdine of Charleston, S.C.; two brothers, William C. Alston and his wife, Gloria Jean, of Charleston, S.C. and Waties R. Alston and his wife, Charlotte, of Philadelphia; and 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by a son, John Poinsette.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Morris Brown AME Zion Church in Philadelphia.
Burial will follow in Philadelphia.
Keene and Carney Funeral Home, 1939 W. Diamond St., Philadelphia, PA 19121, is in charge of arrangements.
Robert William Hagood
Retired Y-12 machinist, union activist
Robert William Hagood, 80, of Oak Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born April 6, 1922, in Rogersville, he was the son of Hobart V. and Florence Mooney Hagood, who are deceased. He was a member of Persia Baptist Church in Rogersville.
He moved to Oak Ridge in 1949.
Mr. Hagood was a machinist with Union Carbide Nuclear Division at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant from 1954 to 1970. He was a chief steward with Local 480 of International Association of Machinists and Areospace Workers from 1957 to 1963, business representative with Local 480 of IAMAW from 1963 to 1970, recording secretary of the Atomic Trades and Labor Council from 1964 to 1968 and vice president of the Tennessee Labor Council.
In his earlier years, he was active in stock car and drag racing. He was also a longtime bowler and golfer who won many golf tournaments and awards.
Mr. Hagood is survived by his wife, Wanda Bowman Hagood; a son, Robert Stephen Hagood and his wife, Andrea; two brothers, Larry E. Hagood and Lewis R. Hagood; three sisters, Virginia Hagood Self, Betty Hagood Richardson and Georgia Rose Newberry; his grandchildren, Michael S. Hagood and his wife, Andrea, Nathan A. Hagood, Philip M. Hagood and Stephanie C. Riddley; a great-grandchild, Natalie M. Hagood; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David H. Bowman and Joyce J. Bowman; a nephew, David J. Bowman and his wife, Becky Bowman; and a niece, Dana B. Mead and her husband, Randy Mead, and their daughters, Hillary and Hannah Mead.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Judith Hagood Riddley; and two other brothers, H.V. Hagood Jr. and Jack Drain.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. C. Glenn Sullivan officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Bob Keil, R.W. Hensley, Stanley Minge, Art Hall, David Weisgerber and Tom Tuck. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Stephens, Jim Stout, Bill Maddux, J.T. Gillespie, Bob Vandergriff, Tom Normand, and David Jackson Bowman and grandsons Michael S. Hagood, Nathan A. Hagood and Philip M. Hagood.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.
James Q. Webber Sr.
Former Anderson County constable
James Q. Webber Sr., 84, of Clinton, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
He was a member of Local No. 102 of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union for 50 years. He was also a deputy sheriff from 1966 to 1976, a First District constable in Anderson County from 1976 to 1990, a captain of Reserve Police in Clinton for four years, a member of Lodge No. 25 of the Fraternal Order of Police in Clinton, and a member of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Association and the AARP. He was a former member of the Civil Air Patrol and an amateur radio operator with the call letters WA4KDY.
Born Oct. 3, 1918, in Clinton, he was the son of Luther W. and Grace Webster Webber, who are now deceased.
Mr. Webber is survived by his wife of 67 years, Nana Belle Smith Webber; his sons, retired Col. James Q. Webber Jr. and his wife, Bobbie, of Chattanooga, and Gerald D. Webber and his wife, Sandra, of Clinton; his daughters, Phyllis Ann Robbins and her husband, Mace, of Danforth, Maine, and Brenda Sue Schluter and her husband, Roy, of Centerville, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, Rick Sheehan and Greg Sheehan, both of South Windsor, Conn., Bryan Sheehan of Ellington, Conn., Sonya Holbrook and Regina Loy, both of Clinton, Lt. Col. James "Jay" Q. Webber III of Fort Hood, Texas, Shawn Schluter, Todd Schluter and Lance Schluter, all of Centerville, Ohio, Darrin Schluter of Raleigh, N.C., and David Webber of Jacksboro; 10 great-grandchildren; and his brothers, Ed Webber of Lake City and L.W. "Ronchie" Webber of Clinton.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Herschel Barrington and the Rev. Joe Bridges will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.