Category Archives: Obituary

Gary (Monkey) Green

Gary (Monkey) Green, age 64, LaFollette passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at LaFollette Medical Center. US Army Veteran and former owner of The Monkey Business Pool Room. Preceded in death by parents, James & Louise Willoughby Green; brother, Harold (Mooner) Green; sister, Debra Green


Wife: Linda Green

Children: Nathaniel Green, Ind.

Gary Robert Green, Nashville

Debra Lynn Allen, LaFollette

Stepchildren: Dustin Goins, LaFollette

Amy Debord, LaFollette

5 Grandchildren 1 great-granddaughter

Brother: Clyde Green

Joe Green, Baltimore, Maryland

Sister: Linda Goins, LaFollette

Services 8 PM Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment 11 AM Saturday Goins-Sweat Cemetery with Military Honors by Campbell Co. Honor Guard

Family will receive friends 6PM to 8 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Orneda Hale

Orneda Hale, age 85, of Middletown, Ohio, formerly of Caryville, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011. Member of Poast town First Church of God and Ida Morningstar Order of the Eastern Star #572. Preceded in death by husband, Avery Hale; brothers, Hobart and Oscar Banks; sisters, Marie Banks, Betty Fay Watkins.


Sister: Nell Banks

Brothers: William Banks

Rhonda Banks, all of Kentucky

Services 2 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment Harness Cemetery in Caryville

Family will receive friends Noon til 2 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Brady Marshall Goins

Brady Marshall Goins age 1 month 19 days, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Children’s Hospital in Knoxville.

Survivors: Parents Joe & Shannon Goins

Grandparents: Dewane & Karen Wilder, Jacksboro

Christy & Justin Letner, LaFollette

Marshall & Teresa Goins, LaFollette

Great-Grandparents: Donnie Joe Silcox, Bill & Linda Archer, LaFollette

Buford & Pat Goins, Jacksboro, Fred & Carolyn Jordan,

Vernon & Betty Wilder, Mooreburg

Great-great Grandparents: Geneva Jordon, Jacksboro, Charles Silcox, LaFollette

A Host of Aunts, Uncles Cousins and Friends

A Private Funeral Service will be held with Rev. Greg Chandler officiating. Interment will be in Campbell Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Henry Sharp Wheeler, Jr

Henry Sharp Wheeler, Jr., age 88, of Tullahoma, Tn., formerly of Jacksboro, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2011 at Life Care Center of Lynchburg. He served in WWII as a Nose Gunner with the 456 Bomb Group that flew 35 bombing missions in a B-24 over Europe. He worked for RJR Nabisco as a salesman before he retired. He was a member of the American Legion Post 43, First United Methodist Church and enjoyed hunting and horseback riding. He is the son of the late Henry Wheeler Sr. and Mary Hollingsworth Wheeler. Preceded in death by his wife, Helen Burnett Wheeler, five brother and three sisters.


Daughter: Karen Orr & husband John

Sons: David Wheeler & wife Teri
Ron Wheeler & wife Patra, all of Tullahoma

Brother: Bill Wheeler of LaFollette

Sister: Ada Cannon of Jackson, Tn

9 Grandchildren: Jay Garrick, Erin Schwartz, Melissa Wheeler, Michael Black,
Cynthia Guevart, Jason Wheeler, Kelly Collins, Kim Brown,
Mitzy Burden.

5 Great-grandchildren: Connor, Adriana, Ava, Luca and Evan.

Funeral Services 3 PM Thursday Kilgore Funeral Home in Tullahoma

Rev. Mark Ashley officiating

Interment to follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.

Family will receive friends 5 to 8 PM Wednesday at Kilgore Funeral Home in Tullahoma

Obit provided as a courtesy by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Larry Kay McGinness

Larry Kay McGinness, age 68, of LaFollette passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011. He was the ultimate jack-of-all trades who could fix anything. He enjoyed fishing, playing with his grandchildren, and was a very devoted family man.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Ivan Victor and Marie Hicks McGinness, son Larry Wayne McGinness, and sisters Sheila Reynolds, Cathy McGinness, and Judith McGinness.

He is survived by his wife Marjorie McGinness of LaFollette, daughters Susan Cook and husband Theodore and Vickie Egan and husband Robert all of Indiana, brothers Jerry McGinness and James “Brad” McGinness both of Indiana, sister Irma Thomson of Florida, 4 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, several nieces & nephews, a host of other relatives and friends, and special friends Orville Hoskins and Don & Vikki Pointer of Indiana.

Funeral service will be at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2011 in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev George Asbury officiating. Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2011 in the Bakers Forge 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.

Mr. McGinness’ guest book can be viewed at