Category Archives: Obituary

Nadine Miller

Mrs. Nadine Miller, age 76 of Nolensville, TN, formerly of LaFollette, passed away Monday, January, 13, 2020. She was a Christian and of the Baptist Faith, she enjoyed spending time with Family, reading, and watching television. Preceded in death by Daughter, Kimberly Annette Miller, Parents, Luther and Pearl Bell Sharp, Brother, Emmitt Sharp, Sisters, Edna Johnson and Monnie Crutchfield.

Survivors: Children, Jan Trammell and husband, Walter, Greg Miller and wife, Neca, Brian Miller and husband, Jurjen, and Stacey Hannah and husband Bryan; Grandchildren; Shay Miller, Kayla Miller, Brienna Miller; Great Grandchildren, Addie and Kynzi Dagley; Brothers, Ralph Sharp, Pete Sharp, and Denny Sharp. Special Friends, Molly Leydig and JoAnn Melson. Several Nieces, Nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Thursday, January 16, 2020, 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Mrs. Miller’s Son, Bro. Greg Miller and Bro. Chris Nelson officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday before Services. Family and friends will meet Friday, 10:00 A.M. at Grantsboro Cemetery for Graveside Services and Interment. Online condolences for Mrs. Miller may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Nadine Miller.

Billy Dean Anderson

Billy Dean Anderson, age 84, of Grand Blanc, MI formerly of Andersonville, TN, died Monday January 13, 2020. Billy was born July 8, 1935 in Harlan, KY, the son of William and Bertha (Hatmaker) Anderson. He married Susie Daugherty September 18, 1954 in Jacksboro, TN and she preceded him in death September 16, 2017. He is also preceded in death by his parents; and 5 siblings. He had resided in Grand Blanc since 2017 coming from Andersonville, TN. Billy retired in 1989 from GM Chevrolet V-8 Plant after 36 years of service. He was a member and held multiple offices at Fairview Free Will Baptist Church in Heiskell, TN. He enjoyed gardening and was a fanatic when it came to his yard.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to the Legacy Lane Staff at the Oaks of Woodfield. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.

Survivors: 4 Children, Michael (Cindy) Anderson of Fenton, Nina (David) Carey of Fenton, Vanessa (Steven) Jones of Macomb, and Patricia (Corey) Webster of Macomb; 9 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; brother, Bobby Anderson of Linden; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton, MI. Pastor Michael Anderson officiating. Burial in Crestwood Memorial Cemetery, Grand Blanc, MI. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-8 PM. Those desiring may make contributions to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation or Fairview Free Will Baptist Church, 135 Fairview Church Road, Heiskell, TN 37754. This obituary notice is courtesy of Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette, TN.

Morris Leach

Mr. Morris Leach age 67 of the Stinking Creek Community, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020. He was a Member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church and regularly attended Dante Church of God. Morris was a retired heavy equipment operator, and after retirement was a self proclaimed “Man of Leisure”. Preceded in death by Parents, Walter and Mary Huddleston Leach, and Carl “Chub” and Bert Leach, and Brother, James Walter Leach.

Survivors: Betty Watson; Children, Stephanie Burress and husband, Rusty, Brent Leach and wife, Audrey, Aimee Bunch, and husband, Albert, and Christopher Bullock and wife, Janice; Grandchildren, Jordan, Caitlyn, Brooke, Annalyse, Nicholas, Aleigha, Skye, Allyson, Isaiah, Brenan, Haley, and Natalie; Great-Grandchildren, Jasmine, Archer, True, Vivian, Jude, and Lambert; Sisters, Susie Johnson and husband, L.C., and Claudette Olds and husband, Barry; Brother, Randy “Rat” Leach. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7 P.M. at Stanfield Church of God with Morris’ son, Brent Leach, Bishop Delmus Bruce, and Rev. David Snyder officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday before Funeral Services. Family and friends will meet Friday 1 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Hall Cemetery for Graveside Services and Interment. Online condolences for Mr. Leach may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Morris Leach.

David Orick

David Orick, age 60, of LaFollette passed away Monday, January 13, 2020. He was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by parents, Paul and Lillie Walden Orick; brothers, Paul Henderson, David Isaac Orick; sisters, Eunice Orick, Jean Moore, Gail Parker and Lora Beglin.

Survivors

Wife: Betty Orick

Daughters: Patricia Stevens, Mary Murray, Joani Arnold and Mandy Dorrough

Sons: David Orick, Aaron Bell and Joseph Bell

25 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren

Brother: Murle Orick

Sister: Mary Marlow

Family will receive friends 12 Noon to 1 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home with funeral service following at 1 PM Cross-Smith Chapel with Rev. Sampson Ridenour officiating. Interment service will follow at Peabody Cemetery.

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Sonya Lynn Lee

Sonya Lynn Lee, age 41, of Jacksboro passed away Monday, January 13, 2020. Preceded in death by son, Matthew Logan Claiborne and father, Robert Charles Campbell.

Survivors

Daughters: Peyton Lee
Charlee Lee

Sons: Eli Lee

Mother: Terri Campbell

Sisters: Tonya Severson
Melissa and husband Jimmy Davis

Nephew: Jeffery Tyler Hassler

No services are planned.

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home