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Obituaries

  • March 15, 2008, obituaries

    Gladys Marie Kirkland Harris

    Gladys Marie Kirkland Harris, 87, of Harriman, died Friday, March 14, 2008, in Life Care Center of Morgan County, Wartburg.

    Devoted and loving to her entire family, she greatly enjoyed spending time with them, baking cakes and tending to her flower garden. She was a longtime member of Riverside Baptist Church, Harriman.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Elmore Harris; parents, Joseph F. and Myrtle Rutherford Kirkland; one brother; and three sisters.

  • March 14, 2008, obituaries

    Ova Lee Roberts

    Ova Lee Roberts, 86, of Oliver Springs, died Wednesday, March 12, 2008, in NHC Healthcare, Oak Ridge.

    A member of New Life Church of the Nazarene, Oak Ridge, she was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother whose great-grandchildren were the delight of her life. She enjoyed her church, sewing, gardening and cooking, and her family has many fond memories of gathering around her table.

    She was preceded in death by parents, Berry and Effie Jamison; and brothers, Aaron Jamison, Claude Jamison and Harvey Jamison.

  • March 13, 2008, obituaries

    Gracie Phillips Bunch

    Gracie Phillips Bunch, 84, of Briceville, died Tuesday, March 11, 2008, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.

    Born April 10, 1923, in Anderson County, she was a lifelong resident of the area. A homemaker, she was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother and a faithful member of Fellowship Baptist Church, Coalfield.

  • March 12, 2008, obituaries

    Fred Eugene Crowder

    Fred Eugene Crowder, 76, of Kingston, died Monday, March 10, 2008, in Roane Medical Center, Harriman.

    A member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Kingston, he was an avid University of Tennessee football fan who served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951-55.

    He was preceded in death by wife of 51 years and 11 months, Peggy J. Hall Crowder.

  • March 10, 2008, obituaries

    Mary Louise Edwards

    Mary Louise Edwards, 69, of Harriman, died Thursday, March 6, 2008, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.

    Born Dec. 10, 1938, in Cranberry, N.C., she had lived in Tennessee since early childhood. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

    She was preceded in death by mother, Frances Whittington; and her husband, Alford Edwards.

  • March 11, 2008, obituaries

    Evelyn Tommie Bolden

    Evelyn Tommie Bolden, 86, of Oak Ridge, formerly of Oliver Springs, died Friday, March 7, 2008, in Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge.

    Born April 15, 1921, in Anderson County, she was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and a member of Central Baptist Church, Oak Ridge. She was a retired Tennessee Division of Employment Security supervisor, a former chairwoman of the Women's Democrat Party of Roane County, and a member of the Women's Democrat Party of Anderson County.

  • March 10, 2008 obituaries

    Sallie Kate Alexander

    Sallie Kate Alexander, 89, of Harriman, died Thursday, March 6, 2008.

    She lived a full and happy life and was devoted to her family, friends and faith.

  • March 7, 2008, obituaries

    Sallie Kate Alexander

    Sallie Kate Alexander, 89, of Harriman, died Thursday, March 6, 2008.

    She lived a full and happy life and was devoted to her family, friends and faith.

  • March 6, 2008, obituaries

    Donna K. Isham

    Donna K. Isham, 44, of Harriman, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, in Roane Medical Center, Harriman.

    She was of the Baptist faith.

    She was preceded in death by parents, Joe and Elizabeth Hamilton Isham; sisters, Kathleen Ledford and Margaret Isham; and brothers, James S. Isham and Michael D. Isham.

  • March 5, 2008, obituaries

    Judith Wilkinson Deaderick

    Judith Wilkinson Deaderick, 88, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, in the home where she had lived for 55 years on the banks of the Clinch River.

    Born Dec. 24, 1919, in Charleston, Mo., she and her family moved to Knoxville during the Great Depression, where her father found a job with TVA. She was a graduate of Knoxville High School and the University of Tennessee, where she was a torchbearer and later received her master's degree. She was a public school teacher, librarian, naturalist, birdwatcher, reader of fiction and world traveler.