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James Richard Barker
James Richard Barker, 66, formerly of Harriman, died unexpectedly Saturday, March 1, 2008, in the Republic of Pohnpei Federated States of Micronesia in the South Pacific.
He was a graduate of Harriman High School and East Tennessee State University.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jim and Connie Barker.
Survivors include his wife, Nopulo of Pohnpei; sons, Shane and Jimmy of Dunn, N.C.; daughters, Sheila of Olympia, Wash., and Sherri of Pohnpei; sister, Sheila Barker Thompson of Havre de Grace, Md.; and eight grandchildren.
Services will be private. Burial will be in the Republic of Truk Federated States of Micronesia, South Pacific. Obituary courtesy of Kyker Funeral Home, Harriman.
Loretta Marie Broady
The Rev. Loretta Marie Broady died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, in Brookewood Nursing Center, Decatur.
Born in Monroe County, she later moved to Rhea County, where she graduated from high school. She graduated from Life Bible College in Los Angeles and served as an evangelist in the Kingston area. She later founded Foursquare Gospel Church, Kingston, where she served as their minister until retirement. She loved the people and made many friends throughout Roane County.
She was preceded in death by father, John Earl Broady; and mother, Blanche Gentry Broady.
Survivors include aunt, Mayme Ruth Burris of Riceville; several cousins; and special friends, Juanita Guinn and Reba Hunter of Kingston.
Graveside service and burial were at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at Clarks Grove Cemetery, Maryville, with the Rev. Archer Coppedge officiating. Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, was in charge of arrangements.
Paul E. Delius
Paul E. Delius, 82, of the Westel community, Rockwood, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at his home.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II who served in both the Pacific Theatre and the Philippines, he was retired from Norfolk-Southern Railroad. He operated Hwy. 70 Produce Stand, Midtown, for many years after his retirement.
He was preceded in death by parents, Charles Albert and Daisy Morgan Delius; brothers, Bill Delius, Charles Delius, James Delius and Zane Delius; and sisters, Alberta Hamby, Blanch Delius, Lorene Delius, Dorcus Ruth Delius and Mae Delius.
Survivors include his wife, Imogene Hamby Delius; daughters, Rhonda Martin of Westel and Patricia Ann Harrison of Midtown; grandchildren, Roger Wayne “Bo” Hurley Jr. of Crossville, Joseph Paul Martin and Sarah Annajean Martin, both of Westel; great-grandchildren, Gatlin, Casey and Joe Bug; brother, Ben Delius of Oakdale; sisters, Thelma Byrd of Oakdale and Inez Coffey of Wartburg; son-in-law, Jim Martin; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and loved ones.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Davis Funeral Home, Harriman. Funeral service will follow, with the Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, at Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale.
Juanita J. Derrick
Juanita J. Derrick, 84, of Knoxville, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by parents, Harvey and Rose James; and brothers, Elmer James and Curtis James.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Bobby Dodd of Oak Ridge; grandchildren, Whitney Chambers of Karnes and Shannon Dodd-Roschy of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Courtney Chambers and Kayla Chambers; and sister, Virginia Jenkins of Ormond Beach, Fla.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. Funeral service will follow in the chapel, with the Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at Roane Memorial Gardens, Rockwood.
An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.net.
Mary Elizabeth Dodd
Mary Elizabeth Dodd of Birmingham, Ala., died Sunday, March 2, 2008.
She was preceded in death by parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vance.
Survivors include daughters, Kristen Woods, Stefanie Monforte and Carrie Dodd; grandchildren, Jaden Hamer, Blythe Woods, Ellie Woods and Juliana Hamer; sisters, Cynthia Vance-Lovasik and Marilyn Vance; and brothers, Robert Vance and David Vance.
Memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Double Oak Community Church, Birmingham. Graveside service and burial will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood. Lakeshore Memorial Chapel, Birmingham, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made online at www.nationalbreastcancer.org (notification to Kristen Woods) or call (972) 248-9200.
Wanda Faye Jenkins
Wanda Faye Jenkins, 69, of Rockwood, died Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, in Rockwood Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She was a member of Daysville Church of Christ, Rockwood.
She was preceded in death by parents, Verdan and Barbara Green; son, Keith Wayne Jenkins; nephews, Scotty James Green, Kenneth William Green and Tracy William Green; and brother-in-law, Don Godsey.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Vanessa Yvonne and Richard Crabtree of Rockwood; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Michelle Jenkins of Rockwood; grandsons, Keith Allen Jenkins, Jason Ray Hackler, Brandon Scott Jenkins, Peyton Ray Jenkins and Justin Wayne Jenkins; great-grandson, Jeremy Kyle Easter; sisters and brother-in-law, Dimple Christine Godsey, Tammy and Ralph Overstreet and Cynthia Busby; brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Pearl Green, James Green, Clifford Green, Matthew and Debbie Green and Donald and Mary Green; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, with Glenn Moore officiating. Burial was at Daysville Cemetery, Rockwood.
An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.net.
Ina Montgomery Johnson
Ina Montgomery Johnson, 78, of Oliver Springs, died Saturday, March 1, 2008, in Life Care Center of Morgan County, Wartburg.
Born Dec. 1, 1929, on Windrock Mountain in Anderson County, she attended both the upper and lower Windrock Schools. She was a lifelong resident of the area and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A faithful member of Union Valley Baptist Church, Oliver Springs, she served as church clerk for many years and taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and participated in other church activities. She was retired from Burlington Hosiery Mill, Harriman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Johnson; parents, John Lewis Montgomery and Willie Laura Fox Montgomery; sisters, Aretta Poland, Opal Hunsaker, Betty Jo Miles, Mattie Carr and Frankie Fritts; and brother, Bill Montgomery.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Sammie Carson of Coalfield; sons and daughters-in-law, James L. “Jim” and Nancy Johnson of Knoxville and Curtis and Judy Johnson of Paducah, Ky.; grandchildren and spouses, Kim Carson Smith and Stacy Smith and Sam Carson, all of Coalfield, Stacey Johnson Mioduski and Jeff Mioduski and Matthew Johnson, all of Knoxville, Heather Johnson Farr and Bobby Farr of Oliver Springs and Brian Johnson of Paducah; great-grandchildren, Cody Lively, Autumn Smith, Bobby Curtis Farr, Thomas Farr, Steve Carson and Jill Carson; sisters and brother-in-law, Johnnie and Freddie Flick of Oak Ridge and Christine Jones of Oliver Springs; brother-in-law, Sam Renfro of Big Stone Gap, Va.; and several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 3, in Sharp Funeral Home, Oliver Springs. Funeral service will be at noon Tuesday, March 4, in Union Valley Baptist Church, Oliver Springs, with Pastor Wayne Morgan officiating. Graveside service and burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.
An online register is available at www.sharpfh.com.
Billy Ray Lawson
Billy Ray Lawson, 69, of Kingston, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, at home.
Born Jan. 2, 1939, in North Terre Haute, Ind., he had been a resident of Kingston since 1967. He was a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and Union Lodge 38 F&AM, both of Kingston. He also belonged to Amateur Radio “KB4ZMV” and was an honorary member of Roane County Rescue Squad. He served as the community’s Civil Defense director, was a Roane County deputy sheriff and Kingston police officer, and was a retired Oak Ridge National Laboratory security inspector.
He was preceeded in death by parents, John and Esther Lawson; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Jane Lawson.
Survivors include his wife, Martha J. Lawson; sons and daughter-in-law, Gregory R. Lawson of Jacksonville, Fla., Jeffrey B. and Jennifer Lawson and Jay A. Lawson, all of Kingston; grandchildren, Hailey Lawson, William Lawson and Myles Lawson, all of Kingston; brothers and sister-in-law, Roderick N. and Betty Lawson of Palm Bay, Fla., and Robert K. Lawson of Rockwood; sister, Norma K. Neal of San Diego; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Kingston, with Mark Umbehagen and Mike Miller officiating. Graveside service and burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to either The American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 82 Kingston, TN 37763; Adventa Hospice, 1420 Dutch Valley Road, Suite C, Knoxville, TN 37918; or Cedar Grove Baptist Church Awana, 4050 Johnston Valley Road Kingston, TN 37763.
Wilbur Kenneth Martin
Wilbur Kenneth Martin, 53, of Sandy Springs, Ga., died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008, at his home.
A devoted father and Bulldogs fan, he was of the Baptist faith. Before his illness, he enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Sue Martin; and brother, Steve Martin.
Survivors include daughter, Brandy Martin of Knoxville; brother and sister-in-law, David and Elaine Martin of Marietta, Ga.; and grandson, Alex Palmer.
Funeral service was at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Evans Mortuary chapel, Rockwood, with the Rev. Charles Kelly officiating. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood.
An online registry is available at www.evansmortuary.net.
Aileen D. McKamey
Aileen D. McKamey, 82, of the Batley community of Oliver Springs, died Sunday, March 2, 2008, in NHC Healthcare, Oak Ridge.
Born April 28, 1925, in Harlan, Ky., she spent most of her life in this area. A homemaker and loving mother and grandmother. she was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl McKamey; daughter, Polly Sue Knight; and parents, James Earl and Mary Polly Ward Andrews.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Peggy and Judd Brown of Oak Ridge; sons and daughter-in-law, Floyd McKamey and James and Juanita McKamey, all of Clinton; grandchildren, Mark Brown, Gregory Bunch, Adam Bunch, Brian Knight, Bobby Patterson, Denise Taylor, Phillip Bunch and Mary Lloyd; sisters, Eunice Andrews of Bristol and Mae Watts of Houston; and a host of extended family members and friends.
Graveside service and burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Smith Cemetery, Batley, with the Rev. Kenneth Seeber officiating. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Sharp Funeral Home, Oliver Springs, is in charge of arrangements.
An online register is available at www.sharpfh.com.