Category Archives: Obituary

Gilberta H. Hughes

Gilberta H. Hughes, age 85, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at St. Mary’s Health & Rehab Center. Member of Bookwalter United Methodist Church, Knoxville and retired from Bell Telephone Systems after 40 years services. Preceded in death by husband, Walter Russell Hughes; parents, Mack & Bessie Henegar; 2 infant sisters; brother, Vic Henegar.


Son: H. Wayne & Reynie Hughes

Granddaughter: Heather Linton

2 great-granddaughters: Aidan & Adeline Linton, Powell

Sister: Loraine Claiborne

Sister-in-law: Lorene Henegar

Several Nieces & Nephews

Services 2 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Lonnie Eldridge officiating

Interment Woodlawn Cemetery

Family will receive friends 12 Noon til 2 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Charles H. Pierce, Jr

Mr. Charles H. Pierce, Jr. age 64 of the Bethlehem Community, LaFollette passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 at his home. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church , a retired U.S. Army Master Sergeant with over 21 years of service, a paramedic serving over 22 years with the Campbell County Ambulance Service, and was also a truck driver. Preceded in death by father, Rev. Charles H. (Pete) Pierce, Sr. and mother, Irene Pierce, brothers, Jack and James Willis, and sister, Dorothy Brock.

Survivors: Children, Chuck Pierce and wife Stacie, of LaFollette, Carrie Holloway and husband Greg, of LaFollette, Kirk Pierce and wife Becky, of LaFollette, Matt Roberts of LaFollette, and Kim Roberts of LaFollette. Nine Grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Wednesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Braden officiating. Family and friends will meet Thursday 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for 11 A.M. graveside services and interment, with military honors being conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Wednesday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mr. Pierce may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Charles H. Pierce, Jr.

Janice Davis

Janice Davis, age 65, of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2011 at her home. She was a member of Faith Tabernacle. Preceded in death by parents Tom & Juanita Eastridge.

Survivors: Daughters: Penny Davis, Sherry Goins & Patricia Grizzle

Son: Tony Davis 8 Grandchildren 10 Great-grandchildren

Brothers: Ricky Lloyd, Banner & Cecil Eastridge, Matt Mazingo

Sisters: Jackie, Marie, Charlene & Deanna

Several Nieces & Nephews

Funeral Service 8 p.m. Tuesday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment: 11 a.m. Wednesday Broyles Cemetery, Stinking Creek

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Tommy Lynch

Tommy Lynch, age 72, of Florala, Alabama, formerly of LaFollette & Michigan, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2011. He was retired from A& P Grocery Stores. Preceded in death by Parents Carter & Edna Gray Lynch and Brother-in-law Dan Wells.

Survivors: Wife Phyllis Barnes Lynch, Florala, Ala

Daughters: Teresa & husband Danny Hedblad, Tiffany, Traci & Tina Lynch

Sons: Tommy & Troy Lynch Stepchildren: Hardred & Chanealia Barnes

Mother of his children: Mary Ann Lynch, all of Michigan

9 Grandchildren 2 Great-grandchildren

Sisters & Brothers-in-law: Elizabeth & James Kuenzli, London, Ohio, Kathy & Dennis Wilson, Dalton, GA, Wilma & Harold Copeland, Dorothy Wells, LaFollette

Brothers: James Lynch & wife Betty

David Lynch

Jack Lynch & wife Michelle, all of LaFollette

Several Nieces & Nephews and a host of friends

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

Rev. Chris Stanley & Rev. Hobert McCreary

Interment: 11 a.m. Thursday Powell Valley Cemetery

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

William Leo Green

William Leo Green passed away on Tuesday, August 9, 2011. He was born on February 5, 1939. He was a very loving husband of 51 years, father, and grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family, loved working in his yard and garden, and watching his favorite sports.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Everett and Vina Potter Green, wife Mary Sue Green, and brothers James Green and Charles “Pete” Green.

He is survived by his son William E. Green and wife Nancy of Michigan, brother Ottis Green and wife Vivian of Michigan, and grandchildren Michelle Green and David Green and fiancé Hannah Church all of Michigan.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Martin Wilson chapel with Rev Ken Weaver officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Powell Valley Cemetery with the Campbell County Honor Guard presenting military honors. Family will receive friends on Friday, August 12, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Martin Wilson chapel. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Green’s guestbook can be viewed at