Category Archives: Obituary

Billie E. Davis

Billie E. Davis, age 77, of LaFollette passed away Monday, February 06, 2012. He was of the Baptist faith and a US Marine and Korean War veteran. He loved fishing and hanging out with friends and was a lifetime member of the American Legion and Eagles Club.
Preceded in death by wife, Norma Lee Davis; parents, Walter & Annie Davis; brother, Jack Davis.

Survivors:

Daughters: Susan Andrew & husband Virgil, Clinton
Teresa Davis, LaFollette

Sons: Allen Davis, Jacksboro
Joshua Ferre, Jacksboro

Grandchildren: Billy H. Davis, LaFollette
Heather Smith, Clinton
Lindsey Andrews, Clinton
Brian Davis, LaFollette
Jimmy Lee Davis, LaFollette

Services 8 PM Wednesday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Billy Smith officiating

Interment 11 AM Thursday Bakers Forge Cemetery

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Dean Wells

Mrs. Dean Wells age 95 of Speedwell passed away Monday, February 6, 2012 at LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Well Springs United Methodist Church, and was a retired Nutritionist with the U.T. Extension Office. She was preceded in death by husband, Hope. C. Wells.

Survivors: Sons, Freddie H. Wells and wife Debbie, of Speedwell, Aubrey Wayne Wells and wife Judy, of Speedwell, and Billy Hope Wells of LaFollette; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Wednesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Mullins officiating. Family and friends will meet Thursday 10 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Fincastle Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday before services at Walters Funeral Home. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to: Well Springs United Methodist Church, 168 Well Road, LaFollette, TN 37766. Online condolences for Mrs. Wells may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Dean Wells.

Henrietta Thomas

Mrs. Henrietta Thomas age 68 of LaFollette passed away Monday, February 6, 2012, at her home. She was a member of West Walden Church of God. Preceded in death by granddaughter, Elizabeth Murphy, parents, Millard and Mae Jackson Frazier, sisters, Rachael Hampshire, Shelia Jaynes, Rosie Lovette, and Joyce Sowders, brothers, Lunice, Freddie, Murphy, and Millard Lee Frazier.

Survivors: Husband, Robert L. Thomas of LaFollette; Daughter, Mary Mae Murphy of LaFollette; Grandchildren, Stephanie, Tiffany, and Amber Murphy, and Monica Mullins, all of LaFollette; Sisters, Etta Mae Partin of LaFollette, Princess Stewart of Washington State, Reda Jaynes of Georgia, Janie Frazier of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Tommie Sue Thomas of Indiana; Brother, Walter Frazier of Michigan. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jasper Walden officiating. Interment Memorial Gardens, Dalton, GA. The family will receive friends from 1 to 8 P.M. Tuesday before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Thomas may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Henrietta Thomas.

Custer Eugene “Gene” Braden

Custer Eugene “Gene” Braden, age 83, of Speedwell passed away Monday, January 30, 2012. He was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by parents, Lauda & Matilda Smith Braden.

Survivors:

Daughters: JoAnn Carpenter, Ohio
Danielle Braden, Jacksboro

Sons: Steve Braden
Kevin Braden
Doug Braden, all of Ohio

7 Grandchildren 3 Great-grandchildren

Sisters: Lorraine Monday, Michigan
Pauline Owens, Ohio
Jimmie Edwards, Speedwell

Several Nieces & Nephews

Services 8 PM Thursday Cross-Smith Chapel

Elder J. C. Monday and Rev. Bill Braden officiating

Interment 11 AM Friday at Braden’s Cemetery

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette

Donald R. Wilson

Donald R. Wilson, age 62, of Caryville passed away Monday, January 30, 2012. He was a retired home builder. Preceded in death by parents, Ed & Winnie Mae Sutton Wilson; sisters, Shirley Ballinger, Janice Wilson, Azalee Sneed, Annalee Paul, Cathy Yvonne & Frankie Wilson; brother, Gary Wilson

Survivors:

Wife: Nancy Wilson

Daughter: Denise Chambers, Roanoke, Va.

Son: Jonathan Wilson, Cincinnati, Oh

Grandchildren: Madison Chambers, Courtney Chambers, Carlie Wilson

Brother: James Wilson
Ray Wilson

Sister: Carolyn Foust

Services 1 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. James Wilson officiating

Family will receive friends 2 PM Saturday

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home