Category Archives: Obituary

Everett W. Miller

Everett W. Miller age 85 of LaFollette, passed away Friday Sept. 9, 2011. He was a member of Demory Baptist Church and US WWII veteran, former owner of Whitman Hollow Boat Dock and retired from Furtex. Preceded in death by Parents
Edgar H. & Callie Boshears Miller, Brother Elmer Miller & Sister Gladys Miller.

Survivors: Sisters: Jean Williamson, Trula Morton & Eva Joan Hembree, LaFollette

Jewell Williams, Johnson City Several Nieces & Nephews and a host

Friends…Special friends Senior Citizens Services

A memorial service will be held at Bakers Forge Cemetery 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, with Military Honors by Campbell Co. Honor Guard.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Ricky Damone Chambers

Ricky Damone Chambers age 51, of LaFollette passed away Friday, September 9, 2011 at Fort Sanders Medical Center. He was of the Baptist Faith and a retired Registered Nurse. Preceded in death by Parents Clegie & Marie Sexton Chambers.

Survivors: Son: Kendell Chambers, Sunbright Patrick Chambers, Knoxville

Brother: Clegie Chambers, Jr. & wife JoAnn, Leland, NC

Sisters: Judy Chambers, LaFollette, Lois Griffith, Huntsville, Veronica &
Husband Ronnie Jones, Columbus, GA, Claudia Lee & husband Steve Claiborne, Speedwell , Fiancé: Vicki Miles, mother of son Patrick Jill Price Chambers

Funeral service 8 p.m. Monday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment Slick Rock Cemetery in Scott Co. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home.

Eddie Buttram

Eddie Buttram of LaFollette went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. He was a very loving father and grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, watching sports on TV, especially the Dallas Cowboys. Eddie never met a stranger, he befriended everyone he met.

He was preceded in death by his father Louie & Zelma Dobbs Buttram and son Winston Buttram.

He is survived by his son Michael Buttram of Scott County, daughters Keisha Byrd of LaFollette, Shawna Buttram of Florida, Lindsey Buttram of Florida, and Stacey Buttram, brothers Willie Buttram and wife Deloris and Darryl Buttram all of LaFollette, sisters Trudy Nelson of Ohio, Virginia Rogers and husband Teddy of LaFollette, Betty Heron of LaFollette, Judy Rogan of Ohio, Kathy Hyder and husband Ronnie of Caryville, Phyllis Johnson and husband Joe of LaFollette, and 9 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev Lawrence Henegar officiating.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Buttram’s guestbook can be viewed at

Clarence McKamey

Clarence McKamey age 67, of LaFollette, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2011. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Parents Jessie & Everee Burress McKamey.

Survivors: Wife Charlene McKamey

Daughters: Laura McKamey & Kimberly Gross

4 Grandchildren Brothers: Floyd, Doyle & Jerry McKamey

Funeral Service 2 p.m. Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Jimmy Griffith officiating Interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

The family will receive friends 12 noon – 2 p.m. Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Reva Joyce Allen Hamblin

Reva Joyce Allen Hamblin of LaFollette passed away on Monday, September 5, 2011. She enjoyed sewing, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and she loved her friends and family very much.

She was preceded in death by her father John Allen, son Jeffery Moss Hamblin, and Brother Kennith Allen, great-grandson Trey McCreary.

She is survived by her mother Lucille Allen of Clairfield, daughter Melissa Lay and husband Clarence of Clinton, brothers Billy Ray Allen of LaFollette and Kyle Allen of Clairfield, sister Pam Jefferies of LaFollette, 2 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Powell Valley Cemetery with Rev George Asbury officiating. Interment will follow.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Hamblin’s guestbook can be viewed at