Category Archives: Obituary

Mattie Heatherly

Mattie Heatherly age 79 of Lafollette passed away June 29, 2011 at St. Mary’s Campbell County. Mattie was a very loving wife of 59 years, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed sewing and spending time taking care of her family.

Preceded in death by Parents: Lee and Marie Claxton Stagnolia

Survived by: Husband: Ira Heatherly of Lafollette, Son: Ira (Micky) and wife Greer Heatherly of Sweetwater, TN. Daughter: Katie and husband Jim Turner of Jacksboro. Brothers: Steve and wife Jackie Stagnolia of Heiskell, TN, Stan and wife Vickie Stagnolia of Lake City, Tn. Sister: Essie Kitts of Lafollette. Grandchildren: Adam and Aaron Heatherly, Paula and Joe Madron and Matthew and Missy Turner. Great-grandchildren: Jacob, Mitchell, Myranda and Colton and many loving nieces and nephews and friends.

There will be a gathering of family and close friends Friday July 1st, 2011 from 6 PM to 7 PM in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Smith officiating. The family has asked in lieu of flowers please make donations to The Campbell County Cancer Association 124 Woodvine St. Jacksboro, TN. In care of Clarence Lowe.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of these arrangements.

Mrs. Heatherly’s guestbook can be viewed at

Edward Kitts Richard

Edward Kitts Richard, of LaFollette, was born February 6, 1934, in Campbell County Tennessee and passed away June 29, 2011. Member of Fincastle United Methodist Church, a graduate of Berea College with a Masters Degree from the University of Tennessee, an Army veteran serving with the Military Intelligence in Germany, and an educator, retiring from the Oak Ridge City Schools. He and his wife were world travelers and loved by many friends and relatives. He will be sadly missed.

Preceded in death by parents, Loyd and Pernie Kitts; sister, Wanda Matthews; brothers, Milford & Harold Kitts.


Wife: Mildred Ausmus Kitts

Sisters & Brothers: Nellie Jean Kitts, Norwood, Ohio
Mildred Blevins, Seymour
Maxine Weaver, Duff
Arvil Lee Kitts, Brentwood
Louie Kitts, Sevierville

Services 7 PM Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Lonnie Eldridge officiating

Interment 11 AM Saturday Fincastle United Methodist Church Cemetery

Family will receive friends 5 – 7 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Charles Edward Foster

Charles Edward Foster, age 64, of Jacksboro went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at St. Mary’s Campbell County. A member and deacon of East Jacksboro Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Fred & Dorothy Foster; brothers, Arnold Lee Foster, Joe Hatfield; sister, Sadie; sister-in-law, Janice Clifft & husband Grover Clifft, III, brother-in-law, Ernest Philips.


Wife: Kay Jordan Foster

Daughters & sons-in-law: Tonya & Mark Braden
Tausha Branam & Kent Leach
Trina & Michael Kennedy

Grandchildren: Jaimie & Emilio Youmans
Jacob & Joshua Braden
Jordan, Madelyn & Morgan Branam, Jesse Leach
Seth & Marissa Kennedy

Brothers: Robert & Wanda Foster
Freddy & Starlyn Foster
Ralph Hatfield

Sisters: Eudena & Glen Horton
Jane Brown
Jean Ann & Kelly Hall
Gayle & Paul Cross
Sharon & Ronnie Sharp

Mother-in-law: Beatrice Jordan
Brother-in-law: Ray & Cindy Jordan
Sister-in-law: Elizabeth Phillips

Services 8 PM Friday East Jacksboro Baptist Church

Rev. Robert Terry and Rev. Jimmy Ault officiating

Interment 12 NOON Saturday Cumberland View Cemetery with Military Honors
By Campbell County Honor Guard

Family will receive friends 6 – 8 PM Friday at East Jacksboro Baptist Church

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Bonnie Loetta Miller Henegar

Bonnie Loetta Miller Henegar, age 79 of LaFollette, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 at the home of her daughter. She was a member of Fincastle United Methodist Church, and a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. Preceded in death by Husband Floyd (Pete) Henegar, Parents Amos & Mary Sue Parker Miller, Brothers Glenn, Garrett & Larry Miller.

Daughters: Mary Sue Matlock & husband David of Jacksboro
Brenda Palmer of Long Beach, CA
Six grandchildren: Allen & Joshua Sharp, Aaron, Jonathan, Joel & Rachel Palmer

Sisters: Lucille Parker, Lorena Sweat, Lenora Prater, Wilma Wilson & Linda Miles

Brothers: Robert, Ronnie, Kenneth & Bill Miller

Funeral Service 11 a.m. Thursday Fincastle United Methodist Church

Rev. Lonnie Eldridge Rev. Tony MacAfee officiating

Interment Fincastle Cemetery

The family will receive friends 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cross –Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Gladys Mildred (Shoffner) Mowell,

Gladys Mildred (Shoffner) Mowell, age 91 of LaFollette passed away Monday, June 27, 2011.


Nieces & Nephews: Valerie Willis
Glenda Goodell
Clyde & Johnny Shoffner
Judy Shoffner Hill
Gary Shoffner
Jay Shoffner

Graveside & Interment 6 PM Tuesday at Chadwell Cemetery

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home