Category Archives: Obituary

Betty Lou Rutherford

Mrs. Betty Lou Rutherford, age 82, passed away Monday, April 2, 2012. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Edna and Garland Rutherford, sister Wanda Stump, and brothers Bob Rutherford and Calvin Rutherford. Betty traveled the world and made her home in The Philippines, Germany, France and several different locations in the US. She loved people and her family with all of her being. Betty enjoyed league bowling, playing rook with the family, and bingo. She professed her faith in Jesus at a young age and is now with her family in heaven.

She is survived by her brother Garland, nieces Faith (Danny) McCullah, Hope (Rance) Tillotson, and nephew Dean (Susie) Dillon. Great nieces Megan McCullah, Charity Tillotson, Great nephew Cody McCullah, and other family and friends. The most special person in Betty’s life was her great nephew, Cody McCullah. She loved Cody as if he was her own child. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Summit View of Lake City for their tender care and patience.

A private graveside service will be held with Cody McCullah officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Adventures in Missions c/o Cody McCullah 2610 Kensington Alley, Gainesville, GA 30504. Online condolences for Mrs. Rutherford may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Betty Lou Rutherford.

George Folton McFarland

George Folton McFarland age 78 of LaFollette, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012. He was a member of Long Hollow Baptist Church and attended Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, member of Stooksbury Masonic Lodge 602 F&AM , Knoxville Scottish Rite Body and a US Army Veteran. He retired from the Campbell Co. School System after 38 years of service and recently was an employee of Grace Rehab. Preceded in death by Son

Mark Folton McFarland, Parents Harv McFarland and Madia Webb, Brothers Harvey & Jimmy McFarland, Sisters: Beatrice Overton, Erma Hatmaker, Patsy Carson & Marie Eubanks.

Survivors: Wife: Correna Petree McFarland

Daughters & Sons-in-law: Renee & Larry Tackett, Lake City

Lisa & Stacey Malicote, Meridianville, AL

Granddaughters: Mykaela Tackett & Lauren Malicote

Brother: Charlie McFarland, FL Several Nieces & Nephews

Special Buddy Michael Kitts

Funeral Service 8 p.m. Sunday Cross-Smith Chapel Rev. Jimmy Griffith officiating

Interment 11 am Monday Bakers Forge Cemetery with Military Honors by Campbell Co. Honor Guard.

Memorials maybe made to Campbell Co. Relay for Life. The family will receive friends

6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at Cross – Smith Funeral Home


Edna L. Petree

Mrs. Edna L. Petree age 95 of Duff passed away Sunday, April 1, 2012 at LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of New Freedom Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Husband, Harry H. Petree; Sons, James Earl, David and Bobby; Granddaughter, Misty; Great-Granddaughter, Bailey; Parents; Charlie and Ila Blidge Calfee Brady; several sisters, and one brother.

Survivors; Daughters, Rosa Draker of LaFollette, Jewell Clark and husband James, of Atlanta, GA, Nancy Smith of Atlanta, GA, and Karen Jane Douglas and husband Ricky, of LaFollette; Sons, Harry Van Petree and wife Margaret, of Waterford, MI, Charles Petree and wife Mary, of Duff, Paul Petree and wife Ann, of Morristown, TN, and Jack Petree and wife Wendy, of LaFollette; Twelve Grandchildren, Several Great-Grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Graham and Rev. Wade Walls officiating. Family and friends will meet Wednesday 11 A.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Petree may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Edna L. Petree.

Sandra K. McCloud McCord

Sandra K. McCloud McCord age 56 of Jacksboro went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at North Knoxville Medical Center. She is preceded in death by her father, Wiley McCloud, brother, Raymond McCloud, nephew, Charlie McCloud, niece, Angel Ballew, and grandmother, Louise Phillips. She was a member of Walk by Faith Church, Lenoir City, and Co-Chairman of the Prayer Committee.

Mrs. McCord is survived by; Husband, James McCord of Jacksboro, Mother, Vesta McCloud of Jacksboro, Brother, Charles McCloud and wife Sheri, of LaFollette, Brother, Wiley McCloud Jr. and wife Roberta, of Dandridge, Sister, Debra Ballew and husband Jimmy, of LaFollette, Brother, Harold McCloud and wife Patty, of Independence, VA, Brother, Everett McCloud and Renee Stanfield of Jacksboro, Brother, Greg McCloud and wife Debbie, of LaFollette, Stepson, Aaron and Kayla McCord, Stepdaughters; Devia McCord and Telisha McCord, Mother-in-law, Barbara Giles of Loudon, TN, Brother and Sister-in-law, Tony and Lisa McCord, Brother and Sister-in-law, Kevin and Nikki Richardson, Sister-in-law, Lisa McCloud. Twelve Grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Wednesday 11 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Kirby officiating. Interment to follow at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. McCord may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Sandra K. McCloud McCord.

Eula Vee Broughman

Eula Vee Broughman, age 84, of Jacksboro passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Member of New Life Ministry. Preceded in death by husband, Robert Earl Broughman; parents, Hobart & Glenna White.


Daughters: Sherry & David Walden, LaFollette
Linda Broughman, Niota

Grandchildren: Tracy, David, Jr., Maria, Jennifer, James

Great grandchildren: Christina, Alma Leigh, Allison Harper, Ashton,
Jakius, Jakerian, Adrianna, Denasia

Great great-grandchild: Madison Fay

Services 8 PM Thursday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Allen Shepherd officiating

Interment 1 PM Friday Powell Valley Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Thursday Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home