Category Archives: Obituary

Jamie Elaine Harbin

Jamie Elaine Harbin brightened our lives with a ray of sunshine on February 6, 1989.  She was born to parents Jacqueline Leavitt Harbin and Larry Dean Harbin.  Her short time on this Earth ended on Wednesday morning February 16, 2011.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline Elaine, and special uncle, J.B. Taylor.

She is survived by her sister, Devonna Harbin, of LaFollette, Special Friend, Charles King, of LaFollette, and Dad, Larry Harbin, that lives in Lenoir City.  She leaves Three Cousins, Jaleesa Ellison, and Chris and Kevin Leavitt.  These five grand-children of Joie Leavitt have shared a very close relationship throughout the years.  Also survived by Grandmother and guardian, Joie Leavitt, Aunt and Uncle, Janet and Terry Ellison, and Uncle James Leavitt, all of LaFollette. Aunt Leslie Leavitt, of Georgia, and Grandpa Jim of Jacksboro.  Also survived by Jamie’s great-grandmother, Idessa Powell of Jacksboro, Great Aunt, Laura Taylor, Great Aunts and Uncles, Trena and Ed Smiddy, of Jacksboro, Rita and Paul Patterson, of Caryville, Lois and Ponnie Ridenour, of LaFollette, and Ana Mae and Frank  Arnspiger, of Colorado.  She was certainly our Sunshine, and will always live in our hearts.

Funeral Services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ralph Combs and Rev. Jeff Armstrong officiating.  Family and friends will meet Saturday 12 P.M. at Woodlawn Cemetery for graveside services an interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Jamie may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Jamie Elaine Harbin.

Ann Leake

Ulva Ann Leake, 67, of Bulls Gap, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at her residence.

She was preceded in death by her parents, A. D. and Margie Everhart; father of her children, Homer Knight; husband, Frank Leake.

She is survived by her sister, Charmie Bewley; her five children and eleven grandchildren.

The family will receive friends 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 20, 2011, at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bobby Bentley officiating. Interment will follow in the Persia Community Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.christiansells.com.

Mr. Ottis Lee Day

Mr. Ottis Lee Day age 81, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville.  He was retired from the Campbell County School System as a Custodian at East LaFollette Elementary School.  Preceded in death by wife, Trula Day, parents, Leroy and Cora Hatmaker Day, brothers, Elgie Day and Elmer Day, sisters, Roxie Bean, Rosie Ford, Novella Shepherd, and Retha Nelson, special nephews, Earl Wade King and Roy Ballard.

Survivors:  Daughter, Hazel Day and granddaughter, Kristi Day both of LaFollette; sisters, Zora Ballard and Dorothy Coleman both of LaFollette; special niece, Sharon Gibson of LaFollette; special nephews, Harold King and Howard King both of LaFollette; special friends, Susan Asbury Newsom of PA and Kara Asbury of Arizona.

 Funeral services Monday 1 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Randy Comer and Rev. Raymond Harness officiating.  Interment to follow at Fincastle Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Sunday at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mr. Day may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Ottis Lee Day.

Mrs. Daisy D. Daniels

Mrs. Daisy D. Daniels, age 86 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  She was of the Pentecostal Church of God Faith.  Along with her husband, she owned and operated Loop Road Body Shop, and Daniels Trailer Court.  Preceded in death by husband of 66 years, Luther T. Daniels in November 2009, sisters, Pansy Chapman and Francis Pack, brother, Frank Hance, and son-in-law, Elzo Walden.

Survivors:  Children, Doris Walden of Ft. Myers, FL,

L. T. Daniels of Greeneville, TN, and Jane Ann Lavender of Kingston, TN; grandchildren, Justin Walden and wife, Amanda of Caryville, Kristi Daniels and Becky Daniels both of Greeneville, and Daniel Lavender of Kingston; great grandchildren, Bryson Duke of Greeneville and Benjamin Walden of Caryville; special loved ones, David Lavender, Linda Daniels, Nancy Daniels, and James (Mickey) and Kathy Lewis.  Several nieces, nephews, wonderful friends, neighbors and caregivers.

Funeral Services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel.  Family and friends will meet Saturday 11 A.M. at Powell Valley Cemetery and Memorial Gardens for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before funeral services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made for Mrs. Daniels at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Daisy D. Daniels.

Mr. Joe Monroe Carden

Mr. Joe Monroe Carden, Jr., 87, a life long resident of LaFollette, Tennessee,  passed away in Johnson City, Tennessee at the home of his daughter Monday February 7, 2011.

He was born October 24, 1923 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Joe Monroe Carden and Elizabeth Summitt Carden.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother Sam Carden.

Joe is survived by his wife Wanda Heatherly Carden of LaFollette, his daughter Karen Carden Green and her husband Richard (Dick) Green of Johnson City, Tennessee.  He is also survived by grandsons Joseph C. Green, wife Julie, their children Lucy, Katie and Heidi of Nashville, Tennessee and David M. Green, wife Ashley and their daughter Claire of Brentwood, Tennessee.

He is survived by brother Robert (Bob) Carden and wife Ellis of Richmond, Kentucky and sister Janice C. Morse Williams and husband Mac of Newport News, Virginia as well as six nieces and one nephew.

Mr. Carden was a Veteran of World War ll, serving in the European theater.

He attended Center College in Danville, Kentucky and University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

He was a Chrysler dealer in LaFollette in the early 1950s.  Joe was a former postmaster, Director of the LaFollette Housing Authority, Urban Renewal Director, and former City Councilman for LaFollette.

He was a life long member of First Baptist Church, having served as a deacon, treasurer and moderator for more than 30 years.  Joe was involved in starting the first couples’ class at First Baptist Church.

He was an avid golfer and had many wonderful friends.  He loved children and helping those who were less fortunate.

He leaves a legacy of honor, integrity, and love for his family and friends.

The burial service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. for family and close friends.  Pallbearers and Honorary Pallbearers will be Dick Green, Jody Green, David Green, Ben Rogers, Bill Wilson, Joe Mosier, and Deacons of First Baptist Church.

A memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 2:30 p.m. Dr. Bob Brown will officiate.

A receiving of friends will immediately follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of LaFollette, 255 West Central Avenue, LaFollette, Tennessee 37766

Online condolence may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home, 509 East Central Avenue, LaFollette, Tennessee is honored to be serving the Carden family.