Category Archives: Obituary

Kenneth L. Brandenburg

Kenneth L. Brandenburg, age 68, of Jacksboro passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012. He was a very loving father who enjoyed spending time with his family, being in the mountains, looking for Ginseng, or just walking around enjoying the outdoors.

He is preceded in death by his parents Troy & Beulah Brandenburg, wife Lucille Palmer Brandenburg, son Steven Brandenburg, and brother Ernest Brandenburg.

He is survived by his daughter Loria Delk and husband Earl of LaFollette, brothers Carl Brandenburg and wife Kathy of White Oak and Billy Ray Brandenburg of Indiana, sisters Emma Sue Marlow and husband Tony of Kingston Springs, Betty Zupa and husband Bruce of Nashville, Rhonda Sharon and husband Wayne of Nashville, and Loretta Tucker and husband Mike of Kentucky, 3 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Peabody Cemetery with Rev Cecil Delk officiating.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Brandenburg’s guest book can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Kenneth L. Brandenburg

Kenneth L. Brandenburg, age 68, of Jacksboro passed away on Monday, April 2, 2012. He was a very loving father who enjoyed spending time with his family, being in the mountains, looking for Ginseng, or just walking around enjoying the outdoors.

He is preceded in death by his parents Troy & Beulah Brandenburg, wife Lucille Palmer Brandenburg, son Steven Brandenburg, and brother Ernest Brandenburg.

He is survived by his daughter Loria Delk and husband Earl of LaFollette, brothers Carl Brandenburg and wife Kathy of White Oak and Billy Ray Brandenburg of Indiana, sisters Emma Sue Marlow and husband Tony of Kingston Springs, Betty Zupa and husband Bruce of Nashville, Rhonda Sharon and husband Wayne of Nashville, and Loretta Tucker and husband Mike of Kentucky, 3 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Peabody Cemetery with Rev Cecil Delk officiating.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Brandenburg’s guest book can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Dennis Ray “Denny” Sharp

Mr. Dennis Ray “Denny” Sharp age 60 of LaFollette passed away Monday, April 2, 2012 at his home. Mr. Sharp was a Vietnam Veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of Alder Springs Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Father, James Sharp.

Survivors: Daughter, Melissa Weldon and husband Preston, of Ila, GA; Granddaughter, Courtney Weldon of Ila, GA; Mother, Margie Sharp Chapman of LaFollette; Brothers, James Sharp Jr. and wife Carol, of Richmond, VA, and Larry D. Sharp of LaFollette; Sister, Brenda Andrews and husband Mitch, of Caryville. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside services and Interment Wednesday 1 P.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens with Rev. Arnold Burress officiating. Military Honors conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Walters Funeral Home to help offset funeral expenses. Online condolences for Mr. Sharp may be made www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Dennis Ray “Denny” Sharp.

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Jessie Lola (Douglas) Nutt

Jessie Lola (Douglas) Nutt was a member of the United Methodist Church of LaFollette. She was born on June 20, 1921 in White Oak, Tennessee and passed away on March 31, 2012 She was married to Emerson Nutt on August 21, 1943. Emerson was born on April 28, 1881 and passed away on October 18, 1965. He had two children from a former marriage: JR Nutt who passed away on August 29, 1971 and Joann Nutt.

Her parents were Rev JL Douglas, born on April 29, 1881 and passed away on September 24, 1966, and Dora (Heatherly) Douglas, born on August 3, 1889 and passed away on August 1, 1987.

She had two sisters: Nina (Douglas) King, born May 11, 1917 and passed away on December 14, 1989, and Nona (Douglas) Branam, born on April 17, 1919.

She had six nephews: Gary W. King of Elkridge, Maryland, Billy Ray King, Harold Branam of Savannah, Georgia, Clifford Branam of White Oak, Tennessee, Donny Joe Branam (deceased), and Larry Bruce Branam of Houston, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Nutt’s guest book can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Bobbie Sue Jones

Bobbie Sue Jones, age 75, of LaFollette passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012 in the LaFollette Nursing Home. She was a very loving mother and sister that enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She never met a stranger and she loved the outdoors, especially mowing her yard.

She is preceded in death by her parents Howard & Etaline Stittums, husband Franklin Delano Jones, sons David Lynn Stittums and Dennis James Jones, daughter Nola Sue Stittums, and brother Darrell Lynn Stittums.

She is survived by her sons Brian and Tim Jones both of LaFollette, daughter Rhonda Wallace of LaFollette, brothers JL Stittums and wife Mary Alice of LaFollette and David Stittums and wife Sherry of Murfreesboro, sisters Charlene Swindle of LaFollette, Delores Dickens and husband Garland of Griffin, GA, and Nina Joe White and husband Gary of Eaton, OH, 19 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev. JR Kitts officiating. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 6 – 8 p.m. Interment will be on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hill Cemetery.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Jones’ guest book can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com