Clyde W. Bray
Clyde W. Bray, 75, of Wartburg, died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, in Wartburg.
Mr. Bray was a member of Star of Hope Chapel in Morgan County.
He was the son of Joseph and Emma Bray, who are deceased .
Mr. Bray was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. His family said he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and following the Atlanta Braves baseball team and the Tennessee Vols.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva Maxwell Bray; three sons, Kenneth Bray and his wife, Jean, of Oakdale and Steve Bray and his wife, Michelle, and Wayne Bray and his wife, Joanne, all of Wartburg; two daughters, Wanda Nyberg and her husband, Barry, of Wartburg and Rhonda Faye Harbison of Oak Ridge; and by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
His son, Anthony Bray, and his son-in-law, Charlie Harbison, died earlier. Four brothers, Monty Bray, Noble Bray, Dewey Bray and Joseph Bray Jr., and two sisters, Myrtie Vaughn and Elsie Walker, are also deceased.
The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in the chapel of Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the Rev. Glen Matthews officiating.
A graveside service was to be held at 11 this morning, Jan. 3, at Morgan Memorial Gardens in Morgan County.
Florine Burns Jones
Florine Burns Jones, 77, of Oak Ridge, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at her home.
Mrs. Jones had worked as a waitress for the Holiday Inn. She was a Baptist.
She was born in Cleveland, Tenn., on Oct. 13, 1922, the daughter of William and Grace Tallent Burns, who are deceased.
She was the widow of Claude "Jug" Jones, who died Dec. 18, 1978.
Mrs. Jones is survived by two sons, Michael Guy Jones of Oak Ridge and Danny Paul Arms and his wife, Bobbie, of Panama City, Fla.; her daughter, Linda Donald and her husband, James, of Oak Ridge; two brothers, Pledger Burns and Robert Burns, both of Cleveland; and two sisters, Agatha Burns and Jeanette Jackson, also both of Cleveland.
She is also survived by three grandchildren, Travis Jones of Charleston, S.C., and Colin Donald and Tyler Donald, both of Oak Ridge; one great-grandchild, Kyra Donald; and by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Steve McDonald officiating.
Burial followed at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
Marie Dean Anthony
Mother of area residents
Marie Dean Anthony, 80, of Powell, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, at her home.
Mrs. Anthony was a homemaker and had attended Central Baptist Church.
She was born in Elmore County, Ala., on March 19, 1919, the daughter of Jasper and Elna Swint Dean.
Gardening and crocheting were among her interests.
She was the widow of John William Anthony, who died in 1987.
Mrs. Anthony is survived by four sons, William Anthony of Huntsville, Ala., Johnny Anthony and his wife, Linda, of Clinton, Richard Anthony and his wife, Diane, of Claxton and Gary Anthony and his wife, Mary, of Oak Ridge; and three daughters, Patricia Scruggs and her husband, Douglas, of Oak Ridge, Darlene Pierce and her husband, Jim, of Milton, Fla., and Bonnie Harvey of Claxton.
She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Lemerle Richardson of Knoxville; three sisters, Beulah Gentry of Orlando, Fla., Eloise Collins of Birmingham, Ala., and Margaret Garner of Montgomery, Ala.; and by 18 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Another daughter, Connie Schaefer, died in 1994.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, in the chapel of Weatherford Mortuary with the Rev. Bob Gray officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.
Clifton W. Hall
Retired ORNL machinist
Clifton W. Hall, 72, of Petersburg, Ind., died Friday, Dec. 31, 1999, at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro.
Mr. Hall was retired as a machinist in the Plant and Equipment Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
He received an Advanced Technology Award for his work in propellers and propeller invention, his family said, adding that he was also a member of the International Hall of Fame.
Born in Princeton, Ky., on April 3, 1927, he was the son of Walter and Bertha Oliver Hall, who are deceased. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Hall is survived by his wife, Mary M. Ropp Hall, whom he married in Piggott, Ark., on June 30, 1951; his son, Ray Hall of Petersburg; his daughter, Kaye Hall Luton of Murfreesboro; his brother, Merle Hall of Princeton; and one grandson, Trent Edward Luton of Murfreesboro.
Twin sons, Timmie and Jimmie Hall, and two brothers, George Hall and Robert Hall, are deceased.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2000, in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg with the Rev. Mickey Lewis officiating.
Burial will follow at Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Petersburg will conduct military rites at the graveside.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 this evening, Jan. 3, at the funeral home.
The family requests any memorials be in the form of donations to Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, IN 47567.
Charles Elmer Phillips
Retired school bus, cab driver
Charles Elmer Phillips, 81, of Clinton, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 1999, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Phillips drove a school bus for the Anderson County schools for 21 years. He had also owned and operated Clinton Cab Co. for 24 years before retiring in May 1980.
The son of Inman and Creasie West Phillips, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was honorably discharged with a Purple Heart.
Mr. Phillips is survived by his wife of 58 years, Myrtle Overton Phillips; his son, Kyle Phillips and his wife, Gail, of Clinton; his daughter, Norma Day and her husband, Glenn, of Lake City; his sister, Inzia Provenza and her husband, John, of Knoxville; and two brothers, Ray Phillips of Clinton and Conway Phillips and his wife, Peggy, of Dayton, Ohio.
He is also survived by two granddaughters, Christy Day of Lake City and Meredith Zirkle and her husband, Chad, of Clinton; two grandsons, Caleb Day of Lake City and Daniel Phillips of Clinton; four great-grandchildren, Kathryn, Christopher, Carley and Kyle Zirkle; and several nieces and nephews.
Two sisters and two brothers, Nancy Allen, Evelyn Thompson, Harvey Phillips and Leamon Phillips, died earlier.
The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton. The Rev. Samuel Condon officiated.
Burial followed at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.