Category Archives: Obituary

Anna Bell Richardson

Anna Bell Richardson, age 79, of Jacksboro passed away Monday, October 03, 2011 at her home. Member of Whitman Hollow Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, George L. Richardson; son, Gary L. Richardson.

Survivors:

Son: Robert Richardson & very special son’s fiancé, Renae Bond

Very special grandsons: Brent & Steven Richardson, Jacksboro

Sister: Francis Mantooth, White Pines, Tn

Brother: Bill Wallace, Lakeland, Fla

Very Special Longtime Friend: Ronnie Kinder

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

James “Jim” Lowell Shubert

James “Jim” Lowell Shubert age 52 of Lafollette passed away at home Thursday September 29, 2011. Jim was a loving husband and devoted father and a friend to anyone in need. He loved to work with his hands and fix things. He enjoyed being outdoors and especially enjoyed working on race cars and horseback riding. Jim attended Covenant Life Church in Lake City.

He joins in heaven his Mother, Betty Majors and Brother, David Shubert.

He is survived by Wife, Mary Katherine and Son, Jimmy Shubert, Daughters, Robin and Ashley Hubbard, beloved Granddaughter Marina Pike. Sisters, Cindy Newman and Debbie Pohlenz. Many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday October 3, 2011 from 6-8 PM in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with a celebration of Jim’s Life, love and laughter to follow at 8 PM with Rev. Tony McAfee officiating. In lieu of flowers a college fund has been established for his son Jimmy and donations may be made at ORNL Federal Credit Union.

Mr. Shubert guestbook can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home Lafollette.

James “Jim” Lowell Shubert

James “Jim” Lowell Shubert age 52 of Lafollette passed away at home Thursday September 29, 2011. Jim was a loving husband and devoted father and a friend to anyone in need. He loved to work with his hands and fix things. He enjoyed being outdoors and especially enjoyed working on race cars and horseback riding. Jim attended Covenant Life Church in Lake City.

He joins in heaven his Mother, Betty Majors and Brother, David Shubert.

He is survived by Wife, Mary Katherine and Son, Jimmy Shubert, Daughters, Robin and Ashley Hubbard, beloved Granddaughter Marina Pike. Sisters, Cindy Newman and Debbie Pohlenz. Many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday October 3, 2011 from 6-8 PM in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with a celebration of Jim’s Life, love and laughter to follow at 8 PM with Rev. Tony McAfee officiating. In lieu of flowers a college fund has been established for his son Jimmy and donations may be made at ORNL Federal Credit Union.

Mr. Shubert guestbook can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home Lafollette.

Everett Jones

Mr. Everett Jones age 84 of Jacksboro passed away Friday, September 30, 2011 at his home. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II serving on the USS Alabama. He was ordained as a deacon on December 11, 1966 at Rose Hill Primitive Baptist Church where he was a member and served many years as church clerk. He was in the insurance business for 7 years as a debit agent, assistant manager, district manager, division manager, and vice president of Kentucky Central Life Insurance Company. He was a Tennessee Colonel commissioned in 1974 and again in 1980, had a bachelor and masters degree from University of Tennessee, and was former chairman of the Campbell County Republican Party. He served 30 years in the school system of Knox County and Campbell County, as a teacher, principal, maintenance supervisor, transportation supervisor, and superintendant of schools for 6 years. He was camp director of Boy Scout Camp Bucktoms. Preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Dora Cooper Jones, and 2 sisters, Pauline Jones and Cleo Jones.

Survivors: Wife of 61 years, Mrs. Lillian McCarty Jones of Jacksboro; Two Sons, William Arnold Jones and wife Linda, of LaFollette, and David Everett Jones and wife Jevonna, of Jacksboro; Two Grandchildren, Letha Peters and husband Shawn, of Caryville, and Lillia Afton Hicks and husband Preston, of Jacksboro; Three Great-Grandchildren, Abigail Julia Peters, William Hayden Renfro, and Lanston Able Ray Hicks. Sister, Thelma Reynolds of Norwood, OH. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Monday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Ricky Dorton and Elder Eugene Wilder officiating. Family and friends will meet Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Mt. Zion Cemetery for 11 A.M. graveside service and interment with Military Honors conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mr. Jones may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Everett Jones.

Ellen Russell

Mrs. Ellen Russell age 83 of LaFollette passed away Sunday, September 25, 2011. She was of the Baptist Faith. Preceded in death by husband, Rudolph Russell in 1982, her parents, Alex and Maggie Bailey McCulley, sister, Jeannie Jones, brothers, Charles, J. Will, and Chuck.

Survivors: Son, Jack L. Russell and wife, Sonia of North Augusta, SC; daughters, Mary J. Addis and Betty Knowles of Monroe, MI; four grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Aileen Stewart of Opelika, AL; brothers, Hugh McCulley of Speedwell, and Fletcher McCulley of Opelika, AL. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Chapel with Rev. Ovid Bolton officiating. Family and friends will meet Saturday 10 A.M. at Bailey Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 P.M. before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Russell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Ellen Russell.