James Walter Brown
Retired sheet metal worker
James Walter Brown, 76, of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
Mr. Brown was a retired sheet metal worker.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a member of Highland View Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Imogene Brown; two sons, Johnny Ray Brown and Richard Allen Brown; his brother and his sister, Jimmy Brown and Lenelle Robinson; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Feb. 21, in the chapel of McCarty-Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with minister Martin Pyle officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Rachel Bunch Patrick
Former Petros resident
Rachel Bunch Patrick, 49, of Crossville, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga.
Mrs. Patrick was a former resident of Petros and was a member of Petros United Methodist Church.
She was the daughter of Shadric and Lillie Mae Patterson Bunch, who are deceased.
She is survived by her husband, O.W. "Pat" Patrick; her son, Michael Patrick of Crossville; her daughter, Lisa Brown and her husband, Shannon, also of Crossville; and her granddaughters, Savannah Reagan and Bailey Danielle Brown, both of Crossville.
Mrs. Patrick is also survived by her brothers, Elmer Bunch of Ohio, Lowell Bunch of Florida, Walter Bunch of Georgia, and Verldon Bunch and Randel Bunch, both of Devonia; her sister, Loreen Bunch of Devonia; and her mother-in-law, Lucy Patrick of Petros.
Another sister, Geneva Seiber York, died earlier.
The funeral was held Saturday night, Feb. 19, in the chapel of Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg with the Rev. Don Daugherty officiating.
A graveside service was held Sunday afternoon, Feb. 20, at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton.
Mildred Palmer McCabe
Mother of Marti Fleischer
Mildred Palmer McCabe of Oak Ridge died Friday, Feb. 18, 2000, at NHC HealthCare of Oak Ridge. She had celebrated her 93rd birthday on Feb. 12.
Mrs. McCabe had lived at the Garden Apartments before moving to the Oak Ridge Retirement Community. She had lived in Columbus, Ohio, San Diego, Calif., and St. Petersburg, Fla., before moving to Oak Ridge in 1985 to live near her family.
In earlier years, Mrs. McCabe was employed as a secretary. She enjoyed playing bridge, reading and arts and crafts. She was considered a proficient seamstress and created many knitted garments. Her family said one of her joys was interior decorating and making a comfortable and attractive home for her family.
She was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Palmer, who are deceased, and she was the widow of Robert McCabe.
Mrs. McCabe is survived by her daughter, Marti Fleischer and her husband, Bert, of Oak Ridge; her two grandsons, William Fleischer of Lenoir City and Kurt Fleischer of Oakland, Calif.; and her great-grandson, Skyler Sexton of Lenoir City.
In addition to her husband and her parents, her brother, Morris William Palmer, died earlier.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Oak Ridge Retirement Community, 360 Laboratory Road. The Rev. R. Boyd Carter will officiate.
Burial will be at Glen Rest Cemetery in Columbus, Ohio.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice.
Weatherford Mortuary is handling arrangements.
Allen Former Clinton resident
Bernice Keathley Allen, of Varina, Va., formerly of Clinton, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at the home of her daughter in Varina.
She was the widow of Richard Arthur Allen Sr. They had been married for 52 years at the time of his death.
Born and reared in Clinton, she met her husband during World War II, and they were married in 1943.
Following the loss of her mother in a devastating house fire, she followed her husband to Richmond, Va. Her family said that although she moved to Virginia, her heart was always in Tennessee.
They described her as a dedicated Christian wife and mother who truly lived her marriage vows and loved her family. They said her entire life was spent in sacrificial giving, wherein she often went without personal needs to provide for her family.
Mrs. Allen is survived by her four children, Floyd Allen and his wife, Margaret, of Highland Springs, Va., Carol Baker and her husband, Charlie, of Varina, Suzanne Hopkins and her husband, Ron, of Salzburg, Pa., and Peggy Jones and her husband, Ronnie, of Dinwiddie, Va.
She is also survived by two stepdaughters, Dorothy Foreman and Patsy Moore and her husband, Billy; and by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives in Virginia and in Oliver Springs and Clinton.
In addition to her husband, her youngest son, Richard "Dickie" Arthur Allen Jr., preceded her in death.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Varina.
Burial will follow at Washington Memorial Park, Sandston, Va.
The family was to receive friends from 2 to 4 this afternoon, Feb. 21, and again from 6 to 8 this evening at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond.
Jerry M. Bowling
Retired railroad welder
Jerry M. Bowling, 66, of Oliver Springs, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at his home.
Mr. Bowling was retired as a welder with Norfolk Southern Railroad.
Born Sept. 28, 1933, in Oliver Springs, he was the son of Minnie and George Bowling. His mother lives in Wartburg and his father is deceased.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a member of Oliver Springs Chapter 26 of Disabled American Veterans.
Mr. Bowling had lived in this area all his life. His hobbies included fishing and woodcrafting.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa Bowling and Shirley Anderson and her husband, Gary, all of Oliver Springs; and by his grandchild, Khristian Anderson of Oliver Springs.
Mr. Bowling is also survived by two brothers, Howard Bowling of Oliver Springs and Leon Bowling and his wife, Libby, of Knoxville; seven sisters, Ruby White and her husband, Charlie, Barbara Lowe and her husband, Barney, and Dixie Hoskins, all of Oliver Springs, Virgie Taylor of Detroit, Mich., Josephine West of Coalfield, Dorothy Wilson of Jacksboro and Beulah Greer of Knoxville; and by several nieces and nephews.
Another brother, Harley Bowling, died earlier.
The funeral will be held at 8 tonight, Feb. 22, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. The Rev. Clyde Bass and the Rev. Don Daugherty will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon Wednesday, Feb. 23, at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Knoxville.
The family requests that any memorials be in the form of donations to Disabled American Veterans, 106 Foxwood Circle, Oliver Springs, TN 37840.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Joe Allen Jackson
Father of Oak Ridge resident
Joe Allen Jackson, 51, a resident of Harriman, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at his home.
Born Jan. 1, 1951, in the Windrock community of Anderson County, he was the son of Charles and Beulah Jackson, who are deceased.
Mr. Jackson had lived in Harriman for the past eight years. He was a member of Community Baptist Church in Oliver Springs.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Barger Jackson; three daughters, Denise Havard and her husband, Lee, of Oak Ridge, Robin Dooley of London, Ky., and Christina Jackson of Baltimore, Md.; two stepchildren, Nicole Ward and William Ward, both of Harriman; and four grandchildren, Cha'Tara Shackelford, Jared Havard, Cody Dooley and Austin Baker.
He is also survived by three brothers, Charles Edward Jackson of Strawberry Plains, Tony Lee Jackson of Midtown and Robert Lynn Jackson and his wife, Danean, of Ten Mile; and his father- and mother-in-law, Lloyd and Phyllis Barger of Lancing.
In addition to his parents, his grandparents, Dave and Cumile Jackson and Hatie Roberts, preceded him in death.
The funeral will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in the chapel of Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. The Rev. Clyde Bass will officiate.
A graveside service will be conducted at noon Sunday, Feb. 24, at Anderson Memorial Gardens, 640 Oliver Springs Highway, Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
James Edward Pinion Jr.
Oak Ridge resident
James Edward Pinion Jr., of Oak Ridge, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, six days short of his 91st birthday.
His early education was at Dalton High School in Dalton, Ga., and Coyne Electrical Institute in Chicago, Ill. After retiring from Hewitt-Robins in Chicago, he moved to Oak Ridge in 1972 to be near his sisters, Goldie Ison and Alice Maxwell.
According to his family, he enjoyed senior activities, bowling and square dancing. He was a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. Pinion Sr. and Rosa Pinion; a brother, John Hill Pinion; and by a son-in-law, Michael Towell.
Mr. Pinion is survived by his daughter, Marjorie P. Towell of Noblesville, Ind.; his son, Robert A. Pinion and wife, Irene, of Rolling Meadows, Ill.; four grandchildren, Michele T. Howell and husband, Randy, of Evansville, Ind., Kevin Towell of Noblesville, and Christopher Pinion and wife, Lisa, and Peter R. Pinion, all of Rolling Meadows; and by three great-grandchildren.
Eddie and Marge McCarter and Curtis and Betty Adkins are considered special friends.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with James D. Whitmire of Germantown officiating.
Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at West Hills Cemetery in Dalton.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.