Category Archives: Obituary

Lena R. Coy

Mrs. Lena R. Coy age 80 of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at LaFollette Health and Rehab Center. She was a retired teacher. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Mary Farris Jackson, and brothers, Bill and Tom Jackson.

Survivors: Husband, Raymond Coy of LaFollette; Two Daughters, Beverly Reagan of Lafayette, IN, and Becky West of Laurel, MS; One Son, Steven Coy of Arlington, TX; Nine Grandchildren, Two Great-grandchildren; Sisters, Annie Lee of Cicero, IN, and Opal Hamilton of East Prairie, MO; Special Friends, Francine, Wayne, and Nikki Byrd; Several other relatives and many friends.

At the family’s request, no services are planned. Online condolences for Mrs. Coy may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Lena R. Coy.


Sylvia June Hill

Sylvia June Hill, age 69, of Jacksboro passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Preceded in death by daughter, Tammy; parents, Andy & Hazel King Perkins; Brothers, Virgil, Arvil & Jerry Perkins; sisters, Norma Daughtery, Jenace Perkins.


Sons: Ricky Hill, LaFollette
Tracy Hill, Caryville

6 Grandchildren 2 Great-grandchildren

Brothers: J.C. Perkins, Jacksboro
Larry Perkins, LaFollette

Sisters: Ann Teague, Jacksboro
Dorothy Hayes, Kettering, Oh
Wilma Copeland, Jacksboro

Services 1 PM Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment Oddfellow Cemetery

Family will receive friends 11 AM to 1 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Valentina Lee Herrera McCreary

Valentina Lee Herrera McCreary, infant daughter of, Christina McCreary and Hector Herrera passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011.

In addition to parents, she is survived by

Brother, Chandler McCreary

Sister, Kaden McCreary

Grandparents: Rita McCreary
Charles McCreary

Great grandparents: R.L. & Patsy Burton
Dorothy McCreary
Don & Linda McCreary

Aunt: Bridget McCreary

Graveside Services & Interment 2 PM Tuesday at Campbell Memorial Gardens
Rev. Jimmy Griffith officiating

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Leland E. Evans

Leland E. Evans age 65, of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired Iron Worker and US Army veteran. Preceded in death by Parents Phillip & Maude Marlow Evans, Sisters Joyce Stokes & Evon Stokes, Brother Virgil Evans.

Survivors: wife Shirley Chadwell Evans

Children: Anita Gail Fox, Dustin Evans, Jessica Scutter & Larry Wayne Morris

Several Grandchildren Brothers Arvil & Estil Evans Sister: Viola Dalton

Several nieces & nephews and a host of friends

Funeral Service 7 p.m. Wednesday Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Rev. Lonnie Weldon

Interment 2 p.m. Thursday Bakers Forge Cemetery with Military Honors given by
Campbell County Honor Guard

Family will receive friends 5 to 7 PM Wednesday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Elizabeth (Betty) Cordell

Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Cordell age 77 of LaFollette passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at LaFollette Medical Center. She was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, J.K. Cordell, grandson, Kevin Wayne Pebley, parents Ira and Ethel Shannon Charbonneau, sister, Alta (Pee Wee) McCormick.

Survivors: Children, Gary Cordell and wife Sharon, of LaFollette, Debbie Oldham of Lebanon, TN, Connie Pebley of LaFollette, Kim Robbins of LaFollette; Eight Grandchildren, Thirteen Great-grandchildren; Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Cotton Pittman and Rev. David Hicks officiating. Family and friends will meet Wednesday 1:30 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Bakers Forge Cemetery for 2 P.M. graveside services and interment with Military Honors conducted by the Campbell County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Cordell may be made at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Elizabeth (Betty) Cordell.