Category Archives: Obituary

Tidwell Jeffers

Tidwell Jeffers, age 87, of LaFollette, TN passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also loved spending time in the mountains hunting with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father Silas Jeffers, mother Florence Ettie Tidwell, wife Minnie Jeffers, son Bobby Ray Jeffers, brothers Silas Jeffers Jr., Costello Jeffers, Venice Anderson, and Silas Simon, sisters Evelene Jeffers, Lennie Jeffers, Lettie Jeffers, Mary Anderson, Martha Wilson, and Peggy Chapman.

He is survived by his son Jimmy Wayne Jeffers of LaFollette, daughters Betty Sue Prater & husband Robert of Knoxville and Judy Ann Alexander & husband John of Bluff City, TN, brother Leo Jeffers of LaFollette, sisters Irene Suttles of Sevierville, Glenice Muse of Jacksboro, Gladys Anderson of LaFollette, and Oma Jones of LaFollette, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2012 in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev James Adkins officiating. Interment will be at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2012 in the Mill Branch Cemetery in ScottCounty. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jeffers’ guest book can be viewed atwww.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Helen A. Douglas

Mrs. Helen A. Douglas age 86 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at LaFollette Health & Rehab Center. She was a Christian from an early age. Preceded in death by husband, J. L. Douglas, parents, John and Jane Ayers Vaughn.

Survivors: Daughter, Jean McCullah and husband, Roger ; son, Randy Douglas and wife, Teresa; granddaughter, Lindsay Douglas all of LaFollette. Several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services Thursday 8 P.M. at Walters Chapel with Rev. Alan Ragan officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at 10 A.M. and go in procession to Davis Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 P.M. before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Douglas may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Helen A. Douglas.

Helen A. Douglas

Mrs. Helen A. Douglas age 86 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at LaFollette Health & Rehab Center. She was a Christian from an early age. Preceded in death by husband, J. L. Douglas, parents, John and Jane Ayers Vaughn.

Survivors: Daughter, Jean McCullah and husband, Roger ; son, Randy Douglas and wife, Teresa; granddaughter, Lindsay Douglas all of LaFollette. Several other relatives and friends.

Funeral services Thursday 8 P.M. at Walters Chapel with Rev. Alan Ragan officiating. Family and friends will meet Friday at 10 A.M. and go in procession to Davis Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 P.M. before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Douglas may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Helen A. Douglas.

Dorothy Morton Hall

Dorothy Morton Hall, age 86 of Knoxville, formerly of LaFollette passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012. Preceded in death by parents, Dewey & Ethel Grant Morton; brothers, James and Glen Morton.

Survivors:

Sons: James & Larry Hall

Interment was held at Bakers Forge Cemetery

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Mildred Helen Ellison

Mildred Helen Ellison, age 92, of New Boston, MI passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2012. She was a very loving Christian mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother who enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family & friends. She was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother Lewis & Rosa Broyles, husband Duard William Ellison, sons Michael & Douglas Ellison, brother Ernest Broyles, and sisters Mable White, Gladys Weaver, Ruth Weaver, Esther Powell, & Gertrude Berry.

She is survived by her son Danny Ellison and wife Dorothy of Jacksboro, daughters Carol Overbey & husband Lewis of Knoxville and DeAnna Dagley & husband Ronnie of Michigan, daughters-in-law Debra Ellison and Sue Ellison, sister Wilma Salyers of Maynardville, 16 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Funeral service will be at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2012 in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev Ronnie Arnold and Rev Randall Heatherly officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2012 in theMt. Paran Cemetery. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Ellison’s guest book can be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com