Category Archives: Obituary

Mary Gibson

Mrs. Mary Gibson age 82 of LaFollette went home to be the Lord on Friday, July 22, 2011, at St. Mary’s Health and Rehab in LaFollette. She was a member of Coolidge Ridge Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur “Ot” Gibson; infant twin great grandsons; parents, Barney Carroll and Rosie Riggs Carroll; brothers, Everette Carroll and Barney Carroll, Jr.; sisters, Jean Gillium and Susie Mefford.

Survivors: Daughter and Son-in-Law, Linda and Silas Chapman; special nephew raised as son, Jason Carroll; grandchildren, Terry and wife, Sandra Chapman, Cheryl Carroll and husband, John; great grandchildren, Jamie Chapman, Jonathon and Kinsley Carroll, all of LaFollette; brother, Jessie Carroll of Conyers, GA; sisters, Kari McFarland of Knoxville, Lucille “Blue” Hunley, Betty Wilson, Agnes Carroll, and Minnie Carroll all of LaFollette and Cloretta Carroll of Jacksboro, and a host of family and friends.

Funeral Services Monday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leroy Braden officiating. Interment Tuesday 10 A.M. at Bakers Forge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Mary Gibson may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Mary Gibson.

David Ray Bolton, Sr

David Ray Bolton, Sr. age 64 of LaFollette, TN passed away on Friday, July 15, 2011. He was born on January 27, 1947. He was the owner of Dave’s Paint Center and security guard at Deerfield Golf Course. He enjoyed being with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Clyde Bolton and brothers Jerry Bolton and Bobby Jones.

He is survived by his mother Betty Jones, the mother of his children Frances Bolton Rains, son David Bolton, Jr. and wife Norma of LaFollette, TN, daughters Tina Hartter and husband David and Natalie Bolton both of Jacksboro, TN, brothers Alan Jones of Maryville, TN and Mike Bolton of Georgia, sisters Deanna Davis and husband Donnie and Debbie Bostic and husband Larry both of LaFollette, TN, grandchildren Whitney Bolton, Melissa White, Kelsey Oakes, Tera Hartter, Rylee Oakes, Luke Hartter, and Kylie Lambert, as well as several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Memorial service will be at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011 in the Martin-Wilson chapel with Rev Archie Seiber and Rev Jeff Moses officiating. Interment will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2011 in the Powell Valley Cemetery with the Campbell County Honor Guard in charge of the service. Family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Martin-Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette is in charge of arrangements

David Bolton’s guestbook can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Mary Ruth Angel

Mary Ruth Angel age 86 of Speedwell, TN passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2011. She was born on December 15, 1924. She loved flowers, cooking, gardening and her family was her life.

She was preceded in death by her father Henry Foust, mother Lilly Mae Ferguson, sons William Henry Taylor and Benny Ray Angel, brothers Jackie and Bill Foust, sisters Virginia Foust and Joey McGill, and grandson B.J. Lemarr.

She is survived by her husband Bennie Angel, daughter Pamela Ruth Angel Lemarr and husband Billy Joe of Speedwell, TN, daughter-in-law Carol Sue Lester of Knoxville, TN, brothers Larry Foust and wife Sue of LaFollette, TN and Lonnie Foust and wife Kay of Cincinnati, OH, sisters Ann Young and husband Noah of Indianapolis, IN, Henrietta Holloway of Cincinnati, OH, Ina Woods and husband Jonah of Perkin, IL, Jane Hensley of Indiana, and Gay Stout and husband Bob of Indiana, grandchildren Billie Hall, Tammie Walters, and Timothy Johnson, 7 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011 in the Martin-Wilson chapel with Rev Charles Goins officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2011 in the Flat Hollow Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Martin-Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette is in charge of arrangements

Mary Angel’s guestbook can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Bridgette Marie Chapman Stafford

Bridgette Marie Chapman Stafford age 43, of Knoxville, formerly of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011. Attended Grace Full Baptist Church. Preceded in death by brother, Jerry D. Spradlin.

 

Survivors:

 

Husband: Calvin Stafford

 

Sons: Dustin, John Daniel, & Cole of LaFollette

Ryan of Maynardville

 

Grandchildren: Colby & Bailey

 

StepChildren: Linda Shouts & husband G.G.

Brenda Foust & husband Jacob

Jess Stafford & wife Debbie

Heather & Josh Stansberry

 

Parents: James & Shirley Chapman & Jerry Spradlin

 

Brother: Jamie & wife Nina Chapman, LaFollette

 

Sister: Belinda & husband Dale Baker

Melinda Bishop & Michael Suttles, all of LaFollette

Suzette & Tommy Chapman, Jacksboro

 

Special Uncle: Rub Cantrell

 

Many other Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces & Nephews

 

 

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

 

Rev. Harry James & Rev. Dan Saunders officiating

 

Interment 11 a.m. Thursday in Glade Springs Cemetery

 

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

 

Arrangements by Cross Smith Funeral Home

Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russell

Mrs. Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russellage 84 of Speedwell passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  She was a member of Braden Chapel Baptist Church.  Preceded in death by parents, Horace and Carrie Bullard Leach, sisters, Ruby Myers, brother, Horace Lee Leach.

 

Survivors: Husband, Lloyd Russell of Speedwell; Daughter, Gayle Hutson and husband Charles, of LaFollette; Son, David Russell of Speedwell; Three Grandchildren, Micaela Hutson, Adam Hutson, and Lindsey Hutson, all of LaFollette; Special Friend, Kathy Welch of Speedwell.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

 

Funeral Services Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Elder J.C. Monday and Rev. Roger Leach officiating.  Family and friends will meet Wednesday 11 A.M. at Leach Cemetery in Speedwell 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. Russell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russell.