Category Archives: Obituary

Bridgette Marie Chapman Stafford

Bridgette Marie Chapman Stafford age 43, of Knoxville, formerly of LaFollette, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011. Attended Grace Full Baptist Church. Preceded in death by brother, Jerry D. Spradlin.

 

Survivors:

 

Husband: Calvin Stafford

 

Sons: Dustin, John Daniel, & Cole of LaFollette

Ryan of Maynardville

 

Grandchildren: Colby & Bailey

 

StepChildren: Linda Shouts & husband G.G.

Brenda Foust & husband Jacob

Jess Stafford & wife Debbie

Heather & Josh Stansberry

 

Parents: James & Shirley Chapman & Jerry Spradlin

 

Brother: Jamie & wife Nina Chapman, LaFollette

 

Sister: Belinda & husband Dale Baker

Melinda Bishop & Michael Suttles, all of LaFollette

Suzette & Tommy Chapman, Jacksboro

 

Special Uncle: Rub Cantrell

 

Many other Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces & Nephews

 

 

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

 

Rev. Harry James & Rev. Dan Saunders officiating

 

Interment 11 a.m. Thursday in Glade Springs Cemetery

 

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

 

Arrangements by Cross Smith Funeral Home

Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russell

Mrs. Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russellage 84 of Speedwell passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County.  She was a member of Braden Chapel Baptist Church.  Preceded in death by parents, Horace and Carrie Bullard Leach, sisters, Ruby Myers, brother, Horace Lee Leach.

 

Survivors: Husband, Lloyd Russell of Speedwell; Daughter, Gayle Hutson and husband Charles, of LaFollette; Son, David Russell of Speedwell; Three Grandchildren, Micaela Hutson, Adam Hutson, and Lindsey Hutson, all of LaFollette; Special Friend, Kathy Welch of Speedwell.  Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

 

Funeral Services Tuesday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Elder J.C. Monday and Rev. Roger Leach officiating.  Family and friends will meet Wednesday 11 A.M. at Leach Cemetery in Speedwell for graveside services and interment.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday before services at Walters Funeral Home.  Online condolences for Mrs. Russell may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net.  Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Audra Mae “Bobbie” Russell.


Jessie Sallie Heatherly

Mrs. Jessie Sallie Heatherly, age 75, of Dalton, Georgia, formerly of LaFollette passed away July 9, 2011 at the Hospice Care Center of Chattanooga, surrounded by her loving family. Sallie was born January 10, 1936 in Union County, Tn., a daughter of the late Laska L. and Liza Clouse Farris. She was also preceded in death by her husband of forty-six years, Robert Heatherly on December 9, 1997; grandson, Ricky Wayne Heatherly; brothers, Glenn and Tom Farris; sisters, Azalee Meredith and Ruth Hutson.

 

Survivors:

 

Sons & daughters-in-law: Jeff and Janet Heatherly, Cohutta, Ga.

R. Wayne and Marcy Heatherly, Chatsworth, Ga.

 

Grandchildren: Trish and Phil Hooper, Brandy Heatherly, Wayne Heatherly Jr.

Randy Heatherly, Lindsey Brown and Brittany Bowers

 

Great-grandchildren: Felicia Hooper, Lydia Hooper and Nate Heatherly

 

Brother: Elmer Farris, Laura, Oh

 

Special Friend: Charles Laskey, Dayton, Oh

 

Several Nieces & Nephews

 

 

Funeral Services 2 PM Wed Cross-Smith Chapel

 

Rev. Raymond McCrame & Rev. Larry Wilson officiating

 

Interment Bakers Forge Cemetery

 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, TN 37416 in memory of Mrs. Sallie Heatherly.

 

Family will receive NOON to 2 PM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

 

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Charline Bunch

Charline Bunch, age 66, of Jacksboro, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011 at her home. She was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Caryville. Preceded in death by Husband Menton Bunch, Parents Charlie & Tressie Vinsant Thompson, Sister Shirley Thompson.

 

 

Survivors: Daughters, Sandra Griffin, Pam Bailey and Tina Whaley

 

6 Grandchildren 1 Great-grandson

 

Brother: Ray Thompson

 

Sisters: Lucille Smiddy, Stella Stevens & Carolyn Massengill

 

Several Nieces & Nephews

 

Service 8 p.m. Monday Cross-Smith Chapel Rev. Tommy Reece officiating

 

Interment Queener Cemetery in Caryville

 

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

 

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Cora Thompson Rogers

Cora Thompson Rogers of LaFollette, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 at St. Mary’s Health & Rehab Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church LaFollette and attended LaFollette United Methodist Church for many years. She owned and operated Western Auto Store in LaFollette for 40 years. Preceded in death by First Husband W.C. (Bill) Thompson, Son Rusty Thompson Parents Frank & Mary Helfrick 5 Sisters & 4 Brothers.

 

Survivors: Husband Ben Rogers

 

Son & Daughter-in-law: Nick & Ann Thompson

 

Granddaughter: Lori Johnson & Husband Dustin and great-granddaughter

 

Julie Daughter-in-law: Doris Thompson Sharp, Step Sons: Mike & wife

 

Shirley Rogers, Jim & wife Kathy Rogers

 

Step-grandchildren Jimmer Rogers, Cindi & husband Brian Reynolds and

 

children Kyla & Micah Brother-in-law & wife Carl & Winnie Thompson

 

 

Graveside service & Interment: 2 p.m. Sunday Woodlawn Cemetery

 

Dr. Kenneth Faught officiating

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to LaFollette United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

 

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home