Category Archives: Obituary

John R. W. Brown

Mr. John R. W. Brown, age 87 of LaFollette passed away Friday, October 21, 2011, at Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville. He operated the State Farm Insurance Agency in LaFollette for 51 years, former Basketball Coach of LaFollette Owls, a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University, he had a Masters Degree from U. T., member of the LaFollette United Methodist Church, Campbell County Rotary Club, Campbell County Lions Club, member of Campbell County Masonic Lodge, #778 F. & A.M., Campbell County Shrine Club, and Knoxville Kerbela Temple. A Veteran of the U. S. Army. Mr. Brown was an avid fan of the Campbell County Cougars Athletic Program. The Campbell County Comprehensive High School Gymnasium was named the John R. W. Brown Gymnasium in his honor. Preceded in death by his parents, Woodson and Mary Reynolds Brown, sisters, Mattie Ahler and Mayme Brown, and brother, Thomas M. Brown.

Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Jean Brown of LaFollette; sons, Tony Brown and wife, Terina, and Tim Brown all of LaFollette; daughter, Connie Brown Prickett and husband, Wayne of Raleigh, NC; two grandchildren, Sam Prickett and Aaron Prickett, both of Raleigh, NC. Several other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Sunday 8 P.M. at LaFollette United Methodist Church with Dr. Kenneth Faught and Rev. Lynn Ray officiating. Graveside services and interment Monday 11 A.M. at Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday before services at the church. Pallbearers, Rick Hunley, Tony Olson, Bill Evans, Robby Heatherly, David Dossett, and Jeff Hoskins. Honorary Pallbearers, Albert Bacon, Ben Rogers, Frank Dossett, and Poe Bostic. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to LaFollette United Methodist Church, 808 East Central Avenue, LaFollette, TN 37766, or the charity of your choice. Online condolences for Mr. Brown may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. John R. W. Brown.

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Clyde E. (Red) Bullard

Clyde E. (Red) Bullard, age 101, of Speedwell passed away Friday, October 21, 2011 at Cumberland Village. He was a retired farmer & carpenter. Member of Valley Star Masonic Lodge # 577. Preceded in death by wife Zola, Parents Jesse & Sallie Ann Monday Bullard, Brothers Jess, Charlie & Jerd Bullard and Sisters Bessie Bean & Jeanette Bean.

Survivors: Several Nieces & Nephews and a host of other Relatives & Friends

Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday Cross-Smith Chapel

Elder J.C. Monday officiating

Masonic service 7:45 p.m. by Valley Star Masonic Lodge

Interment: 11 a.m. Monday Braden Cemetery

The family will receive friends 6-7:45 p.m. Sunday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Clyde E. (Red) Bullard

Clyde E. (Red) Bullard, age 101, of Speedwell passed away Friday, October 21, 2011 at Cumberland Village. He was a retired farmer & carpenter. Member of Valley Star Masonic Lodge # 577. Preceded in death by wife Zola, Parents Jesse & Sallie Ann Monday Bullard, Brothers Jess, Charlie & Jerd Bullard and Sisters Bessie Bean & Jeanette Bean.

Survivors: Several Nieces & Nephews and a host of other Relatives & Friends

Funeral service 8 p.m. Sunday Cross-Smith Chapel

Elder J.C. Monday officiating

Masonic service 7:45 p.m. by Valley Star Masonic Lodge

Interment: 11 a.m. Monday Braden Cemetery

The family will receive friends 6-7:45 p.m. Sunday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Mary Pauline Ryan

Mary Pauline Ryan, age 92, of Caryville passed away Friday, October 21, 2011. Member of Church of Christ. Preceded in death by granddaughter, Susan Boyd.

Survivors:

Daughter: Mary Linda & husband William E. Bruce, Caryville

3 Grandchildren
3 Great-grandchildren
2 Great-great grandchildren

No Services are Planned

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Lillie Mae Bourff

Lillie Mae Bourff, age 71, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, October 20, 2011. Member of Coolidge Ridge Baptist Church. Preceded in death by son, Cecil Bourff; parents, Jonah & Dolly Adkins; sister, Leadie Adkins; twin brother, Verlin Adkins; brother, Ron Adkins.

Survivors:

Husband: Donald Bourff

Daughter: Lisa Cheek

Sons: Ricky Adkins
Chris Adkins

Grandchildren: Justin & Cierra Low, Emily Cheek, Stephanie & Carlie Adkins

Brothers: J.D. Adkins, Jonesboro, Ga.
Tony Adkins
Don Adkins, both of Holyoke, Massachusetts

Sisters: Nancy Marlow
Marie Ward, both of LaFollette
Judy Chapman
Geneva Lyke
Brenda Adkins, all of Holyoke, Massachusetts

Niece: Anna Addington and Several other Nieces & Nephews

Services 8 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Jimmy Orick officiating

Family will receive friend 6 to 8 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home