Longtime resident of Anderson County
Daniel Graham of Clinton died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2003.
Mr. Graham had lived in Anderson County all his life, except for a short period of time.
Fishing, hunting, and gospel and bluegrass music were among his interests.
Mr. Graham is survived by a daughter, Gail Bailey and her husband, Carl; a son, Michael Maness and his wife, Joyce; and a sister, Juanita Adkins, all of Clinton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Duncan Graham, and by a son, Samuel Graham and his wife, Emma.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the chapel of Anderson County Funeral Home in Clinton.
Tommy Ray Mayfield Sr.
Tommy Ray Mayfield Sr., 54, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at his home.
Mr. Mayfield was a pipefitter/welder with Alloy Fabrications in Clinton.
He was born in Fayetteville, Ga., on Dec. 17, 1944. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. Mayfield was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He enjoyed fishing and bowling and was a member of the Oak Ridge Bowling Association.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Charlene Blair Mayfield; his mother, Edna Slaton Mayfield of Fayetteville, Ga.; two daughters, Misty Denise Mayfield and Kristy Lee Mayfield, both of Oak Ridge; two sons, Gordon Scott McKenzie and Tommy Ray Mayfield II and his wife, Keri Marie, all of Oak Ridge; his sister, Linda Peavy of Winter Garden, Fla.; and two brothers, Edward Mayfield of Sonia, Ga., and Kenneth Mayfield and his wife, Linda, of Fayetteville.
Mr. Mayfield is also survived by four grandchildren, Linzy McKenzie of Oak Ridge and Andy McKenzie, Aaron McKenzie and Jill McKenzie, all of Orlando, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Shirley Mayfield of Sharpsburg, Ga.; and by several nieces and nephews.
His father, Marvin "Bud" Mayfield, and a brother, Marvin Mayfield of Sharpsburg, Ga., died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with Bishop Ron Williams officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the mortuary.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Covenant Hospice, 183 Lafayette Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Frances Mosley McArthur
Mother of Dr. Mickey McArthur
Frances Mosley McArthur, 82, of Pear Orchard Road, Jackson, Miss., died Saturday, Jan. 23, 1999, in Jackson of heart failure.
Mrs. McArthur was the mother of Dr. A.H. "Mickey" McArthur of Oak Ridge.
She was a retired nurse and homemaker.
She was a native of Hattiesburg, Miss., and a longtime resident of Jackson.
Mrs. McArthur was a graduate of the University of Tennessee School of Nursing.
She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Jackson and the Jackson Medical Auxiliary.
She was the widow of Dr. R.H. McArthur.
In addition to her local son and his wife, Anne McArthur, Mrs. McArthur is survived by her daughter, Kathleen M. Sanders of Hattiesburg; another son, James "Bubba" McArthur of Jackson; and by nine grandchildren, including Melissa McArthur and Kevin McArthur of Oak Ridge; and by two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Monday, Jan. 25, at St. James Episcopal Church in Jackson, Miss.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Ronald McDonald House, 1705 Clinch Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916.
Pauline Tuck Smiddy Frost
Bottom Baptist member
Pauline Tuck Smiddy, 69, of Oliver Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Smiddy was a member of Frost Bottom Missionary Baptist Church.
She was born in Roane County on April 7, 1929, the daughter of Joe and Elizabeth Bennett Tuck. She had also lived in Nashville and Livingston, Tenn., and in Michigan and Indiana.
Mrs. Smiddy was a member of Oliver Springs Chapter 211 of the Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed working with crafts, flower gardening, painting and her Eastern Star activities, the family said.
She was the widow of Bill Smiddy.
She is survived by three sons, Steven Randall Matthews and his wife, Nadine, of Oliver Springs, Charles Richard Matthews and his wife, Nell, of Claxton, and Roger Dale Matthews; her sister, Helen Thomas of Oliver Springs; five grandchildren, Michael Matthews, Tammy Heidel, David Matthews, Jessica Matthews and Lori Beth Matthews; and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 30, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Charlie Mack Marlow officiating.
Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Jan. 29, at the funeral home.
Charles David Smith
Clinton mill operator
Charles David Smith, 51, of Clinton, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Smith was employed as a mill operator with Titan Tire Corp. in Clinton.
He was born in Knoxville on Feb. 5, 1947, the son of Juanita McAliley Smith and Charles Smith Jr.
He enjoyed fishing and wine making, the family said.
Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, Leslie Ramsey Smith; his daughter, Danielle Frountice Smith of Clinton; three sons, Charles Terrell Smith, Deus Anthony Smith and DeAndre Cameron Smith, all of Clinton; two sisters, Rosemary Irene Smith of Knoxville and Angela Odessa Williams and her husband, Dock, of Oak Ridge; and his brother, Michael Lee Smith of Oak Ridge.
He is also survived by his grandchild, Taniya Niqua Smith of Clinton; a sister-in-law, Donna Cody and her husband, Louis, of Clinton; a brother-in-law, Anthony Ramsey of Oak Ridge; three nieces, Francesca Curd of Knoxville, Stephanie Mason of Suitland, Md., and Kalonie Smith of Oak Ridge; two nephews, Marques Williams and Torey Yancy, both of Oak Ridge; and by several aunts, uncles and cousins.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Hubert Hodges officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.
Ralph A. McGhee
Retired coal miner
Ralph A. McGhee, 73, of Coalfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
He was born May 15, 1928, in Campbell County and had lived in Coalfield since 1949.
Mr. McGhee was a retired coal miner who had worked at area mines for 22 years. He last worked at Consolidated Coal Co., and was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and of the Black Diamond Masonic Lodge.
He was also a member of Petros Baptist Church.
Mr. McGhee is survived by his wife of 49 years, Hannah L. McGhee; two sons, Michael George McGhee and his wife, Joyce, and David Wayne McGhee and his wife, Sherrie Annette, all of Coalfield; and three grandchildren, Amanda Michelle McGhee, Michael Allen McGhee and Margaret Elizabeth McGhee.
Mr. McGhee is also survived by two brothers, Carl McGhee and his wife, Ester, of Coalfield, and Garlis McGhee and his wife, Ethel, of the Batley community of Anderson County; three sisters, Frances Kennedy of Lake City, Beatrice Sharp of Bowling Green, Ky., and Lissie Styles of Oak Ridge; three sisters-in-law, Agnes Justice of Oliver Springs, Fae L. Crass of Concord, N.C., and Julia Lowe of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. McGhee was preceded in death by his parents, Brass F. and Margaret Patterson McGhee; two brothers, Bailey McGhee and Caleb McGhee; and four sisters, Delphia Kennedy, Dora Byrge, Nancy Cross and Biddie McGhee.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 tonight, Jan. 30, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. The Rev. Jim West and the Rev. Tommy Hensley will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Estes Cemetery of Coalfield.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Mildred L. Carmichael
Central Baptist member
Mildred L. Carmichael, 88, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Carmichael was a member of Central Baptist Church.
She was the widow of Truman Carmichael.
Mrs. Carmichael is survived by her grandchildren, Kathy Carmichael, Connie Collier and Kenny Collier and his wife, Marie, all of Oak Ridge, Karen Porter of Glenwood, Iowa, and Sherri Kitchens and her husband, Gregg, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; great-grandchildren Jason Watson, Nichole Chilton, Brandon Collier and Kelley Collier of Oak Ridge and Amanda Kitchens.
Danette Prater was her special friend and caretaker.
In addition to her husband, her son, Tommy Carmichael, her daughter, Jo Mary Collier, and a granddaughter, Jennifer Carmichael, died earlier.
Grover Hutson King
Former Clinton resident
Grover Hutson King, 78, of Abingdon, Va., died Monday, Jan. 28, 2002, in Abingdon.
Born March 16, 1923, in Anderson County, he was the son of Judson and Mary Hoskins King, who are deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II who served in the South Pacific during the New Guinea campaign.
Mr. King was a former resident of Clinton. He had served as an honorary Kentucky Colonel since August 1987. He was a Baptist.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ruby L. King; a daughter, Judy King Neal and her husband, David, of Abingdon; two grandsons, Michael Neal of Johnson City and Jeffrey Neal of Millersville, Md.; three brothers-in-law, Ken Wilhoit and his wife, Ruby, of Marietta, Ga., T.J. Wilhoit and his wife, Hilda, of Lithonia, Ga., and James Rogers and his wife, Dorothy, of Corbin, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. King was preceded in death by a brother, Roy King.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Jan. 30, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Joe Bridges officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Norris Memorial Gardens in Norris. Members of the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard will conduct full military rites.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.