Grace Warman Miller
Mother of Bobbie M. Fields
Grace Warman Miller, 92, of Hixson, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at her home.
She was born in McCreary County, Ky., on Jan. 20, 1910, the daughter of Jane Gholdson and Henry Warman.
Mrs. Miller was retired from the United States Postal Service. She was last postmistress at Greenwood, Ky. The Postal Service closed the facility upon her retirement.
She is survived by her husband, Richard E. Miller; two daughters, Bobbie M. Fields and her husband, Theodore, of Oak Ridge, and Uma Ann Clark and her husband, Oral, of Hixson; two grandsons, Richard E. Fields and his wife, Ginger Cunningham, of Knoxville, and Daniel Clark and his wife, Donna McAbee, of Hixson; and four granddaughters, Ramona Clark Sumner, Corajane Fields and her husband, Robert W. Melton, of Travelers Rest, S.C., Grace-Ann Fields and her husband, James H. Cannon, of Maryville, and Mary Ellen Fields and her husband, James T. Dover, of Simpsonville, S.C.
Mrs. Miller is also survived by 10 great-grandchildren, Thera Sumner, Micah Sumner and Isaac Sumner, all of Chattanooga, Richard Clark and Grant Clark, both of Hixson, Benjamin Edward Fields and Amos Gray Fields, all of Knoxville, Kelly Ann Melton of Travelers Rest and Teresa Fay Dover and Julia Kay Dover, both of Simpsonville; two sisters, Evelyn Sumner of Louisville, Ky., and Elizabeth Worley of Greenwood; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the chapel of Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Boulevard in Soddy-Daisy, with the Rev. James Henley officiating.
Burial will be at Chattanooga Memorial Gardens in Red Bank.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to Adventa Hospice, 5959 Shallowford Road, Building 500A, Suite 505, Chattanooga, TN 37421.
Wheat community native
Opal Vann, 69, of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at Windwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton.
Born May 15, 1932, in the Wheat community of Roane County, she was the daughter of Theodore and Ester Coker, who are deceased. Mrs. Vann had lived in Anderson, Ind., for several years, but had lived most of her life in Oliver Springs.
She is survived by three sons, Scott Vann and his wife, Karen, of Oliver Springs, Dennis Cole and his wife, Janie, of Muncie, Ind., and Roy Thomas Vann Jr. of Crawfordville, Ind.; three daughters, Mary Ann Clements and her husband, Erick, of Ingalls, Ind., Darlene Reach of California and Karen Ogden and her husband, Gary, of Pendleton, Ind.; three sisters, Frances Coker and Wanda Duncan, both of Oliver Springs, and Geraldine Harness of Anderson, Ind.; and by 13 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Don Daugherty officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Dyllis Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Lake City resident
Dallas Massengill, 94, of Lake City, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2002, at Lake City Health Care Center.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Foust and her husband, Theodore, of Lake City; her stepson, Leonard Massengill and his wife, Ruth, of Columbus, Ohio; her stepdaughter, Margie Byrge and her husband, Lonzy, of Oneida; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday, Feb. 2, in the chapel of Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. David Hutson officiating.
A graveside service was conducted Sunday, Feb. 3, at Corinth Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Smoky Junction.
Wanda Faye Moore
Wanda Faye Moore, 58, of Coalfield, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Born July 3, 1943, in Coalfield, she was the daughter of Arvena A. Bedford of Coalfield and William Thomas Bedford, who is deceased.
Mrs. Moore had been a lifelong resident of Coalfield. She had been employed by Kyser-Roth Industries for 22 years, by Red Kap Industries for six years, and Methodist Medical Center for four years.
She was the widow of the Rev. William L. "W.L." Moore.
She was a member of Elverton Primitive Baptist Church.
In addition to her mother, Mrs. Moore is survived by three sons, William Darrell Moore and his wife, Linda, and Michael Jason Moore and his wife, Nikki, all of Coalfield, and James Dean Moore and his wife, Tena, of Clinton; two daughters, Thelma Rose Seiber and her husband, Hubert, of Wartburg, and Lois Ann Campbell and her husband, Charles, of Harriman; 10 grandchildren, Jeff, Megan, Chris, Dustin, Charles, Jennifer, Adam, Daniel, LeiAnn and Brandon; and two great-grandsons, Guage and Wesley.
She is also survived by a brother, Tommy Bedford and his wife, Robin, of Coalfield; two sisters, Edna Gallaher and her husband, Ronald, of Oliver Springs, and Joyce Abshire and her husband, Jesse, of Coalfield; two sisters-in-law, Faye Elmore and her husband, Lester, of Petros, and Patsy Gouge and her husband, Jim, of Coafield; and two brothers-in-law, Sammy Joe Moore of Oliver Springs and Alonzo Moore and his wife, Violet, of Petros.
Steve and Judy Childress of Wartburg, Shirley Byrge of Oliver Springs and Rhonda Felthaus of Harriman were considered special friends. Mary Ellen Crowe and Maxine Crowe, both of Coalfield, were considered very special friends.
In addition to her husband and her father, Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by two other brothers, Carl F. Bedford and William Richard Bedford.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs with the Rev. Roger Buck, the Rev. Rue Eskridge and the Rev. Grover Adkins officiating.
Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Coalfield.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight, Feb. 4, at the funeral home.
William C. Martin
Lake City resident
William C. Martin, 84, of Lake City, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at NHC HealthCare of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Martin is survived by two daughters, Dorthy Woodward and her husband, Roy, of Clinton, and Phyllis Walpole of Florida; his son, Ray Martin of Castle Rock, Colo.; his sister, Mary Lillian Treece of Clinton; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service was to be held at 1 this afternoon, Feb. 3, at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton with the Rev. Sam Johnson officiating.
Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City handled arrangements.
Lucy Bullen Cutshaw
Mother of Rick Cutshaw
Lucy Mae Bullen Cutshaw of Oak Ridge, formerly of Greeneville, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at Briarcliff Health Care Center.
Mrs. Cutshaw was the mother of Rick Cutshaw of Oak Ridge.
In addition to her son and his wife, Joanie Cutshaw, she is survived by another son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Kris Cutshaw of Powell; her grandson, Sam; her sister, Louise Lunsford of Del Ray Beach, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at Jeffers Mortuary in Greeneville.
A graveside service and burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Greeneville.
Lake City resident
Lucy Stonecipher, 94, of Lake City, died Monday, Feb. 1, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Stonecipher is survived by two daughters, Theda Farmer of LaFollette and Barbara Wilson and her husband, Buck, of Lake City; and three grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 tonight, Feb. 3, in the chapel of Cox-Martin Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. Brian Courtney officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Campbell Memorial Gardens in LaFollette.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.
Elizabeth Arminda Lauter
Former community activist
Elizabeth Arminda Lauter, 91, of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Lauter was a 54-year resident of Oak Ridge and in earlier years was active in community affairs. She had worked as a deputy court clerk in what was then the downtown area of Oak Ridge.
She was born in Fulton County, Ga., the daughter of John Wesley and Alice Roach Nation. She was the widow of Shep Lauter, who died in February 1984.
Mrs. Lauter was a member of the Altrusa Club of Oak Ridge and the Business and Professional Women's Club. Also, she was a lifetime member of both the Anderson County Democratic Women's Club and the Lady Elks of Oak Ridge.
She is survived by her nieces, Patti Belmont of New Milford, Conn., and Kathy Wainuskis of Bradenton, Fla.; her nephews, Anderson Roach and Charles Roach, both of Canton, Ga.; her cousin, Charles Smithson of Cleveland, Tenn.; and her stepdaughter, Jane O'Mullinuks of Soddy.
A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the American Cancer Society of Anderson County, in care of Kathy Moore, 140 Baltimore Drive, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Evelyn Pemberton Robbins
Retired MMC employee
Evelyn Pemberton Robbins, 78, of Oak Ridge, died at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mrs. Robbins was retired from Methodist Medical Center where she had worked in housekeeping.
She was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church of Clinton.
She was the daughter of Ozias and Weltha Newport Pemberton, both now deceased, and the widow of Arthur J. Robbins.
Mrs. Robbins is survived by her daughter, Christine Jeffers and her husband, Pete, of Clinton; her son, John Robbins and his wife, Pam, of Maiden, N.C.; and eight grandchildren, Hope Hollis, Ruth Byrd, Greg Jeffers, Beth Robbins, Emily Robbins, Misty Robbins, Mike Robbins and Tabitha Walker.
She is also survived by six great-grandchildren, Kristen Hollis, Franklin Hollis IV, Taylor Walker, Sarah Walker, Hope Walker and Krista Walker; and by several sisters-in-law and other relatives.
Her sons Melford Robbins and David Robbins, her sister, Beatrice Buttram, and her brother, Harley Pemberton, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at Poplar Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Dawson and the Rev. John Robbins officiating.
Burial will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight, Feb. 4, at the church.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to the Building Fund at Poplar Creek Baptist Church, 490 Marlow Circle, Clinton, TN 37716.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is handling arrangements.