Category Archives: Obituary

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

Michael D. Jordan

Michael D. Jordan, age 58, of Jacksboro passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012. He was a very loving son, brother, uncle, and friend that enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a 1972 graduate of West Carrollton High School of Dayton, OH and was a Veteran of the US Army.

He was preceded in death by his father Richard L. Jordan.

He is survived by his mother Geneva Jordan of Jacksboro, sisters Carol Cox and husband David of Marietta, GA and Patsy Kimball of Dayton, OH, brothers Fred Jordan and wife Carolyn of Caryville, Steve Jordan and wife Kathy of Jacksboro, Keith Jordan and wife Cecilia of Knoxville, Wade Jordan and wife Linda of Dayton, OH, Wayne Jordan and wife Lydia of Dayton, OH and Richard Jordan and wife Kelly of Dayton, OH, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interment will be on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in the Meredith Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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

Michael D. Jordan

Michael D. Jordan, age 58, of Jacksboro passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2012. He was a very loving son, brother, uncle, and friend that enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He was a 1972 graduate of West Carrollton High School of Dayton, OH and was a Veteran of the US Army.

He was preceded in death by his father Richard L. Jordan.

He is survived by his mother Geneva Jordan of Jacksboro, sisters Carol Cox and husband David of Marietta, GA and Patsy Kimball of Dayton, OH, brothers Fred Jordan and wife Carolyn of Caryville, Steve Jordan and wife Kathy of Jacksboro, Keith Jordan and wife Cecilia of Knoxville, Wade Jordan and wife Linda of Dayton, OH, Wayne Jordan and wife Lydia of Dayton, OH and Richard Jordan and wife Kelly of Dayton, OH, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Interment will be on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 in the Meredith Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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

James Donald (J.D.) Poston

James Donald (J.D.) Poston, age 77, of LaFollette, after an extended illness, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 31, 2012 at his home. Member of Forks Grove Baptist Church. Preceded in death by son, Timothy James Poston; mother, Lutisha Williamston Poston; father, Joseph E. Poston; brothers, Carl & Lloyd Poston.

Survivors:

Wife: Anna Young Poston

Daughters: Sharon Cullen &husband John
Donna Jeffers & husband Greg

Son: Jamey Scott Poston & wife Allison Kitts Poston

Sisters: Marjorie Hatmaker, Ruth Poston, Ruby Henegar

7 Grandchildren 6 Great grandchildren

Graveside Services & Interment were held Monday, April, 02, 2012 at
Powell Valley Cemetery with Rev. Ovid Bolton officiating

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Virginia Aileen Sharp

Virginia Aileen Sharp was born May 28, 1922 in LaFollette, Tennessee to David Reynolds and Nell Trammell Reynolds. She was the fifth child of a family of six.

While in high school her first job was in People’s National Bank, the bank her father founded. This began her professional career in banking. She attended Maryville College and Bowling Green College of Commerce in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She worked at the War Department in Washington, DC during World War II.

On May 4, 1941 she married James Lee Sharp. They enjoyed 62 years of marriage. He preceded her in death in 2003.They lived for 50 years in Little Rock, Arkansas. Aileen worked in banking for many years starting with Bank of Arkansas which became Worthen Bank. She retired from there in 1985 as Controller. Aileen was a member of Bank Women of Arkansas.

Aileen Sharp was welcomed into heaven on March 31, 2012. She leaves behind a loving family, daughter Jimmie Lee Mobley and husband, Dr. Gary Mobley of Denison, Texas, son David Sharp and wife Paula of Boise, Idaho, brothers Jim Reynolds and wife Mildred and Jack Reynolds and wife Mary Lou. Grandchildren, Allen Mobley and wife Janet, Taylor and wife Kimberly, Jim Sharp, Coralee Sharp were so loved by her and called her Nana. Four great grandchildren, Erin Mobley, Tate Mobley, Damon Sharp, and Finley Mobley were a great source of pride and joy. Also, preceding her in death were a brother David Reynolds and sisters Mabel Hill and Jessie Gran. A great legacy that she leaves is the way she loved her family.

Aileen made her home for the past nine years at Wesley Village in Denison, Texas. She had many friends there including residents and staff. She loved her caregivers that were her constant companions for the past few months.

Aileen was a member of Calvary Church of the Nazarene in Little Rock and served on the board for many years. In Denison she was a member of Parkside Baptist Church.

Graveside services will be in LaFollette, Tennessee on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 10 A.M. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Gary Mobley will be conducting. Online condolences for Mrs. Sharp may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Virginia Aileen Sharp.