Jan. 21, 2008, obituaries

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By The Staff

Cassie Jones

Cassie Jones, 91, of Oliver Springs, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.

Born April 6, 1916, in Scott County, she moved to Morgan County in the late 1930s and remained in the Stephens community until her move to Oliver Springs in 1992. She was a homemaker, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A devout Christian, she was a faithful member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, Oliver Springs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Miller Jones; sons, Howard Jones and Billy Ray Jones; daughters, Charlene and Juraleen; parents, Hugh Carroll and Lottie Lowe Carroll; and granddaughter, Norma Jean Shepherd.

Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Irene Griffin and Mary and Charles Shepherd, all of Wartburg, Norma and Robert Taylor of Clinton, Olivia and Roy Rather and Juanita Cooper, all of Oliver Springs; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Ester Jones of Harlingen, Texas, Benny and Kim Jones, Harold Dean and Cora Lou Jones and Ronnie and Rhonda Jones, all of Coalfield, and Terry Jones of Petros; 32 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 53 great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Iva Lee Shoopman of Scott County and Angeline Davis of Lake City.

Funeral service was at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, with Pastor Garvan Walls officiating. Graveside service and burial were at Stephens Cemetery, Morgan County. Sharp Funeral Home, Oliver Springs, was in charge of arrangements.

An online register is available at www.sharpfh.com.

Harry Lee Woodard

Harry Lee Woodard, 83, of Clinton, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008, at his home.

Born Dec. 2, 1924, in Nashville, he and his family moved to Anderson County in 1952. He was a Y-12 Plant machinist from 1952 until his retirement in 1988. He prided himself in the prime beef cattle he raised on his farm in the Marlow community. His hobbies included feeding and caring for hummingbirds, of which he had great knowledge. He also enjoyed collecting antiques, flower gardening and gospel music. A faithful member of Oliver Springs Church of Christ, he was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

He was preceded in death by parents, Carlie and Allie Evans Woodard; sister, Maver Duncan; and brothers, Carlie Woodard Jr. and Freeman Woodard.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Jearldine "Jerri" Woodard of Clinton; sons and daughter-in-law, Ronnie and Phyllis Woodard and Doug Woodard, all of Oak Ridge; granddaughter, Casey Woodard Barger of Oliver Springs; stepgrandson and stepgranddaughter-in-law, John and Sylvia Boyd; stepgreat-grandchildren, Seth, Hunter, Nikki and Sacha; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Georgia Woodard of Old Hickory and Mary Lou and William Beach of Goodlettsville; special friends, Jerry and Fran Cross; special caregiver, Willa Luke; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Funeral service was at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, in Sharp Funeral Home chapel, Oliver Springs, with Richard Powlus officiating. Graveside service and burial were at Oliver Springs Cemetery.

An online register is available at www.sharpfh.com.