Category Archives: Obituary

Hazel I. Bruce

Mrs. Hazel I. Bruce, age 84 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019. Together with her Husband, Rev. Carlo Bruce, they began their ministry in 1964, and Pastored and led Faith Way Assembly of God from 1981 to 2001. She loved to sing, cook for her family, travel, and was a champion horseshoe player. Preceded in death by Infant Daughter, Lori Ann Bruce, and an Infant Son, Parents, Leonard and Linda Ayers Baird, Son-in-law, Jim Holsemback, Brothers and Sisters, Junior Baird, Walter Baird, Gerri Miller, and Henrietta Bolton.

Survivors: Husband of 64 years, Rev. Herman Carlo Bruce, who he affectionately called Mrs. Hazel, “My Princess”; Son, Rev. Steve Bruce and wife, Rhonda; Daughters, Missy Bruce Holsemback, and Amy Bruce Reese; Grandchildren, Whitney Alderman and husband, Lukus, Andrew Bruce, Kayleigh Reese, Daniel Holsemback, and Garrett Reese; Great-Grandchildren, Eden Alderman and Kaenen Alderman; Sister, Louanna Carmany and husband, Jimmy; Brother, Charles Baird and wife, Brenda. Special Friend, Clara Ayers. Several Nieces, Nephews, her Faith Way Assembly of God Family, several other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Monday 7 P.M. at LaFollette Church of God with Bishop Delmus Bruce, and Grandsons, Rev. Andrew Bruce and Rev. Garrett Reese officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday before Funeral Services. Family and friends will meet Tuesday, 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens for Graveside Services and Interment. The Bruce family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Faith Way Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1602, LaFollette, TN 37766 for the purpose of the church rebuilding fund. Online condolences for Mrs. Bruce may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Hazel I. Bruce.

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, age 84 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019. Together with her Husband, Rev. Carlo Bruce, they began their ministry in 1964, and Pastored and led Faith Way Assembly of God from 1981 to 2001. She loved to sing, cook for her family, travel, and was a champion horseshoe player. Preceded in death by Infant Daughter, Lori Ann Bruce, and an Infant Son, Parents, Leonard and Linda Ayers Baird, Son-in-law, Jim Holsemback, Brothers and Sisters, Junior Baird, Walter Baird, Gerri Miller, and Henrietta Bolton.

Survivors: Husband of 64 years, Rev. Herman Carlo Bruce, who he affectionately called Mrs. Hazel, “My Princess”; Son, Rev. Steve Bruce and wife, Rhonda; Daughters, Missy Bruce Holsemback, and Amy Bruce Reese; Grandchildren, Whitney Alderman and husband, Lukus, Andrew Bruce, Kayleigh Reese, Daniel Holsemback, and Garrett Reese; Great-Grandchildren, Eden Alderman and Kaenen Alderman; Sister, Louanna Carmany and husband, Jimmy; Brother, Charles Baird and wife, Brenda. Special Friend, Clara Ayers. Several Nieces, Nephews, her Faith Way Assembly of God Family, several other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Monday 7 P.M. at LaFollette Church of God with Bishop Delmus Bruce, and Grandsons, Rev. Andrew Bruce and Rev. Garrett Reese officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday before Funeral Services. Family and friends will meet Tuesday, 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens for Graveside Services and Interment. The Bruce family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Faith Way Assembly of God, P.O. Box 1602, LaFollette, TN 37766 for the purpose of the church rebuilding fund. Online condolences for Mrs. Bruce may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Hazel I. Bruce.

Janice Wilson Lloyd

Ms. Ms. Janice Wilson Lloyd age 50 of LaFollette passed away Friday, December 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by Son, Jason Lloyd and Mother Lucille McNeeley Wilson.

Survivors: Father, Calvin Wilson; Grandsons, Jayden Lloyd and Ayden Lloyd; Godson, Gether McGlone. Several other relatives and friends.

A Private Graveside Service was held at C. B. Wilson Cemetery. Online condolences for Janice may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Janice Wilson Lloyd. age 50 of LaFollette passed away Friday, December 6, 2019. She was preceded in death by Son, Jason Lloyd and Mother Lucille McNeeley Wilson.

Survivors: Father, Calvin Wilson; Grandsons, Jayden Lloyd and Ayden Lloyd; Godson, Gether McGlone. Several other relatives and friends.

A Private Graveside Service was held at C. B. Wilson Cemetery. Online condolences for Janice may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Ms. Janice Wilson Lloyd.

Brenda Sue Marlow

Brenda Sue Marlow, age 62, of Jacksboro passed away Monday, December 9, 2019. She was a member of Elk Valley Church of God. Preceded in death by daughter, Angela Hamblin; parents, Robert & Sallie Proffitt Hale; brothers, Cleveland Carroll, Charles Hale, Abner Hale

Survivors
Daughter: Lola West
Son: Clarence Marlow & husband Greg
Grandchildren: Michael Kindell, Mariska, Hunter, Cody, Xavier
Brother: Robert Lee Hale
Sister: Elizabeth Ayers
Several nieces and nephews
Special friends: Heather Reed, Rhonda Burchfield

A Memorial Service will be held 1 PM Friday in Cross-Smith Chapel
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Lois Antrican Jones

Lois Antrican Jones, age 80, of LaFollette passed away Sunday, December 8, 2019. She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husbands, Cecil Antrican and John Jones; daughter, Cheryl Antrican; sisters, Geneva Marcum, Ruby Cheney and Velma Long; parents, Esley and Beulah Bates Bridges; step children, Scrap Jones, Henry Jones, Carol Metzler; special niece, Sandra Day.
Survivors
Daughters: Vickie Morton
Kristie King and husband Allen
Sons: Jeff Antrican and wife Shana
Grandchildren: Calvin (Susanne) Morton
Alea (Robbie) Crowder
Haley (Tyler Longmire) Antrican
Teagan Coleman
Talyn King
Great Grandchildren: Owen Crowder and Norris Morton
Several step grandchildren and great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews

A special thank you to the 3rd floor Staff at Tennova Health and Rehab in LaFollette and Ken Mays.

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with the funeral to follow at 7 PM with Rev. Jimmy Griffith officiating.
Family will meet 11 AM Thursday at Lynch-Bethel Cemetery in Karns for interment service.
Condolences may be made online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Lettie Mae Russell

Lettie Mae Russell, age 92, of Speedwell, TN passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019. She attended French Creek Baptist Church in Monroe Michigan and Speedwell Academy Baptist Church in Speedwell. She was retired from Ford Motor Company in Monroe Michigan and was on the Historic Speedwell Academy Board. She loved her flowers and working in her flowers. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Ditt Russell; daughter, Linda Jean Russell; parents, Green and Nolay Moyers Smith; brothers, Johnny and Fred Carson Smith; sister, Mary Ann Pepon; nephew, Kenneth Smith; niece, Betty Smith Robinson and great nephew, Steve Smith.

Survivors

Many loving nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends 5 PM to 7 PM Tuesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with Funeral to follow at 7 PM with Rev. David Mundy officiating.

Family and friends will meet 11 AM Wednesday at Yoakum Cemetery in Speedwell for Interment service.

Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com