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Nov. 16, 2007 obituaries

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By The Staff

Jimmie "Jim" Barnes

Jimmie “Jim" Barnes, 71, of Dayton, died Nov. 13, 2007, at his home.

A long time resident of Rhea County, he was born and raised in Roane County. He was vice mayor of Dayton City Council; founded Dayton All Sports Club in 1970; was a member of the National Guard Association of Tennessee (NGAT); voice of the Rhea County Golden Eagles for 33 years, which he was recently honored for by having the press box named in his honor. He was a hunter and boating safety coordinator, law enforcement officer with Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, and retired command sergeants’ major with the 1st Squadron 278 ACR.

He was preceded in death by parents, Lum E. and Maggie Lee Henderson Barnes.

Survivors include wife, Sonja “Dian” Barnes of Dayton; daughter and son-in-law, Gaye and Dale Dotson of Dayton; son and daughter-in-law, William and Kim Barnes, of Dayton; brother and sister-in-law, John and Linda Barnes; mother-in-law, Dorothy Kofr; godchildren, Bimbo McCawley, Courtney Carder, Gina Evans and Debbie Kelley; grandchildren, Mika and Skylar Dotson; godgrandchildren, Carley and Camryn Carder, Taylor and Kaylee Kelly.

Funeral service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Dayton with the Rev. Milton Knox and the Rev. Tommy Wilkey officiating. The family received friends on Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. Burial with full military honors will be at Rhea Memory Garden following the funeral service.

Coulter Garrison Funeral Home Inc. in Dayton is in charge of arrangements.

Gladys E. Greene

Gladys E. Greene, 94, of Kingston died Nov. 13, 2007.

She was born March 14, 1913.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert "Shine" Greene; two grandsons, Garry and Danny Bridges; brothers, Clarence and Paul Phillips; and sister Bea Russell.

Survivors include, daughters and sons-in-law, Louise and Luther Bridges, Shelby and Benny Skiles; grandson, Gregg Skiles and wife Jodi; great grandchildren, Shane Bridges and Dawn Click; step grandchildren Troy and Nick Kilgore, Beth "Jackie" Rheil, and Casey and C.J. Coon; one great-great granddaughter; three step great-great grandchildren; and sister Lula Mae Williamson.

Funeral service was 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in Kyker chapel with the Rev. Ronnie Nickell officiating. Burial is 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16 in Lawnville Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.

Claude F. Ladd Sr.

Claude F. Ladd, Sr., 76, a resident of Carter Street, Harriman, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, in the Roane Medical Center, Harriman.

He was born May 14, 1931 in Harriman. He was a retired truck driver with Mac Materials and Midtown Paving. He was a veteran of the Ten-nessee Army National Guard, 278th Infantry Division, which was called to active duty under the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Frank & Clara Belle Love Ladd; daughter, Patricia Ann Alred; and brother, Robert William “Bobby” Ladd.

Survivors include, wife of 56 and a half years, Phyllis “Granny” Ladd, of Harriman; children, Mary Elizabeth “Bethany” Dwyer and hus-band Daniel of Genesee, Wiss., David Allen Ladd and wife, Sheila, of Rockwood, Deborah K. Breazeale and husband, Chris, of Kingston, Julia F. Stafffin and husband, Mark, of Hartford, Wis., and Claude F. Ladd, Jr. and girlfriend, Crystal Gann and her children of Robbinsville, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Evans Mortuary with the Rev. Hascue Carter officiating. Military honors will be given by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. The family will receive friends Saturday, Nov. 17, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Private burial will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery in Harriman at a later date. An online register is available at www.evansmortuary.net. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood in charge of arrangments.

Joseph H. Paehler Jr.

Joseph H. Paehler Jr., 85, a resident of Back Valley Road in Coalfield for six years, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at his home.

He was born in Brownsville on Jan. 7, 1922.

He had lived most of his life in Oak Ridge. He worked in Research and Development as a Chemical Engineer at the Y-12 Plant for ORNL.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lillian Ramsey Paehler; son, Jerry A. Huckabey and wife, Sharon of Coalfield; grandchildren, Terry Young and Bill of Coalfield and Lora Martin of Knoxville, Jay Huckabey and Stephanie of Clinton, Jeffrey Huckabey and Martin West of Knoxville, Mark and Stacy Justice of Jamestown, John Justice of Coalfield, Jessica and Jeremy Lowe of Oliver Springs, and Kela Broglin of Coalfield; great-grandchildren, Ashley Jones, Nicole and Billy Berry, Sterling, Silver, Jackson, and Kerry Martin, Jesse O'dell, Trenton Woodard, Paige and Jerry Mashburn, Johnathan, Alexander, Elizabeth, and Lillyan Huckabey, Emily, Lucas, and Elijah Justice, and Carter Lowe; great-great-grandson, Ash-ton Jones. The family received friends Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jackson-Oliver Mortuary in Oliver Springs. Funeral services was at 8 p.m. with Preacher John Underwood officiating. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 11 am in Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

Jackson-Oliver Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. An online register book is available at www.jacksonolivermortuary.com.

Christopher Glenn Sapp

Christopher Glenn Sapp, 30, a resident of the Frost Bottom Community in Anderson County, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at the University Of Tennessee Medical Center.

He was born May 16, 1977 in Decatur, Ala. He has lived in the Frost Bottom Community for the past four years. He worked as a truck driver for Rocky Top Trucking of LaFollette.

Chris was preceded in death by his mother, Freda Denson Sapp; and grandmother, Lula Hood.

He is survived by his wife, Mindy Lou Lowe Sapp, of the Frost Bottom Community; father, Edward Hood and wife, Marie of Moulton, Ala.; dad, Bobby Sapp of Decatur, Ala.; five children, Logan Jobe Sapp, Trent Sapp, and Chloe Sapp, all of the Frost Bottom Community, and Michael and Caleb Sapp of Decatur, Ala.; brother, Sherman Sapp of Harvest, Ala.; two sisters, Katie Hodge and husband Robert of Somerville, Ala., and Wendy Devaney and husband Lucas of Seattle.

Additionally his nieces and nephews, Kayla Grant, Freda, Samantha, and Matthew Zent, Lilly and Aiden Devaney, Adam Lowe, Kelly and Holly Boshears; mother and father-in-law, Grant and Shirley Lowe of Frost Bottom; two sisters-in-law, Cindy Moore of Lenoir City and Wendy Boshears and husband, Gary, of Oliver Springs; aunts and uncles, Joyce and husband Frank, Sue and husband Tim, Carla and husband Punchy, Danny and wife Mary, Joan and husband Jeff, and Johnny, all of Alabama, and also Mack and wife Dyan, Patsy Ward, Jean Duncan, Wilma and husband Frank, Jeanie and husband Pike, Frank Lowe, and Arden Lowe and wife Blanch; special cousins he considered as his own children, Mattie and Julie LaMance; a special cousin and best friend he considered a brother, Rusty Phillips; other special cousins include Andy, Aletha, Trent, Adrianna, and John. Special friends are Matthew and Surinda Bunch, Pam Pressley, and Vanessa Patterson.

The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Glenn Leffew and the Rev. David Burchfield officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m. at Frost Bottom Cemetery. Sharp Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. A trust fund has been established for his children at Regions Bank, 727 Main Street, Oliver Springs, Tennessee 37840.

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