Category Archives: Obituary

Lauretta Bright

Mrs. Lauretta Bright age 88 of Jacksboro passed away Thursday, December 15, 2011, at LaFollette Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of West LaFollette Baptist Church. Preceded in death by son, Donald Ray Hatmaker, parents, Leroy and Ethel Richardson McDonald, sisters, Marjorie McDonald and Mary Jane McDonald.

Survivors: Husband William C. “Red” Bright of Jacksboro; Two Daughters Celinda Kay Leach and husband Ted, of Bloomington, IN, and Nancy Hatmaker of Harriman, TN; Brother, Bobby McDonald and wife Patsy, of LaFollette; Sister, Betty Edmond and husband Paul, of Indianapolis, IN; Daughter-in-law, Gail Hatmaker of Jacksboro; Five Grandchildren, Christy Scheid and husband Eric, of Bloomington, IN, Angela Meredith and husband Jared, of LaFollette, Alyssa, Derrick, and Brandon Hatmaker, all of Jacksboro; One Great-grandson, Sawyer Scheid of Bloomington, IN. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Saturday 7 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Hobert McCreary officiating. Family and friends will meet Sunday 10 A.M. at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Saturday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Bright may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Lauretta Bright.

James W. “Jim” Hatcher

Mr. James W. “Jim” Hatcher age 71 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at Norris Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was of the Church of God Faith and a former Licensed Funeral Director.

Survivors: Son, David Hatcher of LaFollette; Daughter, Cathy Lynn Kitts of LaFollette; Grandson, Bradley Kitts of LaFollette; Granddaughter, Amanda Kitts of Chatsworth, GA; Aunt, Johnnie of Jellico; Former wife and mother of the children, Elizabeth Ann Hatcher of LaFollette.

The family has requested that all services be private with interment at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens. Online condolences for Mr. Hatcher may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to help with final expenses. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. James W. “Jim” Hatcher.

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Louise Campbell

Mrs. Louise Campbell age 70 of Jacksboro passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at LaFollette Medical Center. She was a member of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Floyd Thomas Campbell, parents, Vestle and Betty Huddleston Hatmaker, sisters, Marie Hatmaker and Jean Leach Baird.

Survivors: Son, Tom Campbell and wife, Amy of Jacksboro; two grandchildren, Hannah Marie Campbell and Noah Thomas Campbell, both of Jacksboro, sisters, Glenda Ayers and Carolyn Bruce both of LaFollette; brothers, Johnny Hatmaker of Hohenwald, TN, Jimmy Hatmaker of Pioneer, and Cecil Leach of Barnwell, SC. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Friday 8 P.M. at Indiana Avenue Baptist Church with Dr. Mark Partin and Dr. Tom Campbell officiating. Family and friends will meet Saturday 10 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Campbell Memorial Gardens for graveside service and interment. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before services at the Church. Online condolences for Mrs. Campbell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Louise Campbell.

Janie Lou Head

Janie Lou Head, of Long Beach, age 68, died Tuesday, December 6, 2011 in Gulfport.
She was a native of the Gulf Coast almost 40 years. Her family was her life, and she was an extremely loving wife and mother.
She was preceded in death by her parent, Edward Cox and Etta Daugherty Cox; a brother, John Elmer.
She is survived by her husband of 47 wonderful years; Lt. Col. (retired) James A. Head, Jr. of Long Beach; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Head of Biloxi; son, James A. Head, III of Biloxi; sisters, Sue Vena Cox Morton, Nancy Lee Cox Hickey; sister-in-law, Brenda Cox; brothers, Edward Cox, Jr., Ray Dean Cox, Bobby Cox; Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, MS.

Courtesy of Cross-Smith Funeral Home

James Printis Lindsay

1st Sgt. James Printis Lindsay, age 76, passed away Monday, December 12, 2011 in Clarksville, Tennessee after a long illness. He was born August 31, 1935 and was a native of Campbell County. Preceded in death by his parents, Ruth and Austin Lindsay; infant son in Germany; four brothers and 1 sister.

Survivors:

Wife: Stella Lindsay of Clarksville

Daughters: Katherine Joy, Fort Hood, Texas
Darlene Garner, Clarksville,Tn

5 grandchildren 3 great-grandchildren

Brothers: Gary Lindsay, Jacksboro
John Lindsay, Senoia, Ga.

Sisters: Bettie Wilson
Joyce Woods
Carrie Lindsay, all of Jacksboro
Doris Banks, Jonesboro, Ga

Visitation will be 3 – 7 PM Wednesday at McReynolds & Nave Larson Funeral Home
in Clarksville with Services at 7:30 PM.

Interment on Friday at 2 PM in the Kentucky Veteran Cemetery – West Hopkins, Ky. with Military honors.

Courtesy of Cross-Smith Funeral Home