Violet M. Patterson
Violet M. Patterson, 94, of Clinton, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2000, at Windwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in Clinton.
Mrs. Patterson is survived by two sons, Joseph Patterson of Clinton and Sharon Patterson and his wife, Judy, of Middletown, Ohio; her daughter, Virginia P. Rose of Knoxville; her daughter-in-law, Pearl Patterson of Kennesaw, Ga.; and a foster son, Roy C. Loveday of Clinton, Miss.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, in the chapel of Anderson County Funeral Home in Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at the funeral home.
Fred W. Smith
Retired coal miner, electrician
Fred W. Smith, 80, of the Batley community of Anderson County, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Smith was a retired coal miner and electrician. He had worked for the Windrock Coal Co. and in construction before his retirement in 1976. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union Local No. 760 of Knoxville.
He was born in Anderson County on Jan. 27, 1919, the son of John T. and Mary Foster Smith, both deceased. He had lived in this area all his life.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he received a Bronze Star, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge.
Mr. Smith was a member, deacon and former song leader at Dutch Valley Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by three sons, George Smith and his wife, Violet, of Chattanooga, Franklin Smith and his wife, Brenda, of Greenville, S.C., and Rick Smith and his wife, Martha, of the Batley community; two daughters, Mary Beth Ramey and Peggy Vann, both of Greenville, S.C.; two brothers, Harold Smith and J.R. Grasham, both of Clinton; and by 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Reba Kathleen Smith, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. The Rev. Kenneth Stubbs and the Rev. Garvan Walls will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Long Cemetery, Dutch Valley Road, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Retired Clinton plumber
Beecher Bunch, 85, of Clinton, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Windwood Health & Rehabilitation Center in Clinton.
Mr. Bunch retired after 50 years with the Plumbers & Steamfitters Union Local No. 102.
He was born near Smokey Junction near the New River community.
Mr. Bunch was an avid hunter and fisherman. His family said he was known for his love of family and of music and for his sense of humor.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Leathel "Dude" Bunch; four daughters, Gerald Dean "Deanie" Carver and her husband, Randy, and Janet Sue Bunch and her friend, Doug J. Housley, all of Knoxville, Dorothy Jean "Dotty" Herron and her husband, Larry, of Oak Ridge and Elizabeth Ann "Becky" Jeffers and her husband, Russ, of Nashville; and his son, Randall Edward "Randy" Bunch and his wife, Rita, of Harriman.
Mr. Bunch is also survived by his sister, Georgia Hatmaker and her husband, Earnest, of Lake City; and by 11 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
His father, Luke Bunch, his mother and stepfather, Martha and Ike Reynolds, and two other sisters, Beulah Giles Thomas and Elsie Raby, are all deceased.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Mickey Leffew officiating.
Burial will follow at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the library at Horace Maynard Middle School, P.O. Box 37, Maynardville, TN 37807.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mother of Donald Henderson
Alice Henderson, 93, of Panama City, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at a hospital in Panama City.
Mrs. Henderson was the mother of Donald Henderson of Oak Ridge.
She had been a resident of Panama City for the past two years, moving there from Jasper. She was the widow of Glenn A. Henderson.
Mrs. Henderson had been a lifelong member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, Tenn.
In addition to her son and his wife Martha Ann Henderson, she is survived by two daughters, Wanda McCreary and her husband Mac, of Panama City, and Glendean Condra and her husband A.C., of South Pittsburg; and by eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Fort Hill Cemetery in Cleveland.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Cumberland Presybterian Church, 161 Second St. NE, Suite 3, Cleveland, TN 37311.
Wilson Funeral Home, Panama City, handled arrangements.
William Carroll Jordan
William Carroll Jordan, 68, of Clinton, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Jordan was a retired farmer and had lived in Clinton since 1994.
A native of England, Ark., he was the son of Manley and Thelma Jordan, who are deceased.
Mr. Jordan was a U.S. Navy combat veteran of the Korean War. Among the medals and citations he received were the Presidential Unit Citation, a special commendation from his commanding officer for Superior Performance of Duty, a Korean Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and a China Foreign Service Medal. He was stationed for one year in the Aleutian Islands.
He was a member of the Clinton Church of Christ. Mr. Jordan was elected and served as a member of the board of directors of the Franklin Parish School Board in Winnsboro, La. He was also a former member of the Arkansas Officials Association.
Mr. Jordan is survived by his wife, Catherine Dusenbery Jordan; his son, Dr. Manley M. Jordan and his wife, Nancy, of Oak Ridge; his daughter, Sharon Joy Jordan Lee and her husband, John David, of Winnsboro; his sister, Jackie Yarbrough of Winnsboro; three brothers, Glen Jordan, Harold Jordan and Travis Jordan, all of England, Ark.; and two grandsons, Andrew Jordan and Alex Jordan, both of Oak Ridge.
Another brother, Milford Jordan, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Garry Jones will officiate.
Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton. Dr. Charles W. Bruton of Oak Ridge has been named an honorary pallbearer.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to the Clinton Church of Christ, P.O. Box 298, Clinton, TN 37717; or to the American Lung Association of Tennessee, 109 Northshore Drive, Suite 301, Knoxville, TN 37919.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Jan. 27, at the funeral home.
Arthur William Wistrom
Father of William Wistrom
Arthur William Wistrom, 85, of Goshen, Conn., died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2003.
Born May 1, 1917, in Torrington, Conn., he was the son of Walter William and Anna Pearson Wistrom, who are deceased.
Mr. Wistrom had retired from Hartford National Bank as manager of the Harwinton Branch after 44 years of service. He was a deacon at the Church of Christ Congregational Church in Goshen.
Mr. Wistrom is survived by three sons, William Wistrom and his wife, Eleanor, of Oak Ridge, Robert Wistrom and his wife, Kay, of Harwinton, Conn., and Gerald Wistrom and his wife, Maria, of Windsor, Conn.; and five grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Fraher Wistrom.
The funeral was held Saturday morning, Jan. 25, at the Church of Christ Congregational in Goshen with the Rev. Chris Nichols officiating.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of gifts to the Church of Christ Congregational, P.O. Box 216, Goshen, CT 06756.
Hazel Lee Huskey
Hazel Lee Huskey, 75, of Clinton, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Huskey is survived by her son, Gary Johnson and his wife, Janet, of Huntsville, Ala.; three daughters, Teresa Huskey of Nashville and Kay Effler and Deana Haney, both of Murfreesboro; and three sisters, Mildred Nelson and Mary Gardener and her husband, Hugh, all of Knoxville, and Ruth Clonch and her husband, Malcom, of Dandridge.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Anderson County Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Chris Thomas officiating.
Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Claxton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Jan. 27, at the funeral home.