Category Archives: Obituary

Walter Campbell, Sr.

Walter Campbell, Sr., age 72, of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
US Army veteran, owner/operator of City & County and Turbo Towing for 36 years.
Preceded in death by son, Brian Campbell; father, Orville Campbell; sister, Louise Metor; brothers, Harvey, Charles, and Robert Campbell


Wife: Shirley Campbell

Daughter: Heather & Anthony Boutwell, Morgan, Co.

Son: Keith Campbell, Kansas
Lee Campbell, LaFollette

9 grandchildren

Mother: Martha Campbell, W. Conshohoken, Pa.
Brother: Orville Campbell, Jr. Conn.
Sisters: Janice Roomey, Pa.
Sharon Fink, Pa.

Graveside & Interment 12 NOON Saturday Woodlawn Cemetery

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

Hilda Jane Miller

Hilda Jane Miller, age 58, passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at UT Medical Center. She was a very loving wife and sister that enjoyed spending time with her family at the lake, swimming, camping out, reading, and working in her flower garden when she was able.

She was preceded in death by her parents Owen & Nellie Morgan, husband Floyd Cecil “Pudge” Miller, sister Mary Deaton, and infant sister Nancy Katherine Morgan.

She is survived by her brothers Boyd Morgan and wife Tammy and James Morgan all of LaFollette.

Funeral service will be on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. in the Martin Wilson Chapel with Rev Junior Dilbeck officiating. Family will receive friends prior to the service from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Interment will be on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Powell Valley Cemetery.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Miller’s guest book can be viewed at

Pearl B. (Hale) Hargrove

Pearl B. (Hale) Hargrove, age 91, of Dayton Ohio, formerly of Caryville passed to her heavenly home Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Dayton Hospice. Member of Caryville First Baptist Church. Pearl retired from General Motors in 1984 and moved to Caryville, Tn until 2003, when she returned to Dayton, Ohio.
Pearl was an avid gardener and liked to can vegetables from her garden and fruit from her trees. Preceded in death by parents, Clint Hale and Alice Hale; husband, Leroy Hargrove; sons, David and Clinton Ricky Hargrove; brothers, Avery, Arzo and Sonny Hale; sisters, Lexie Loy and Pauline Williamson.


Daughter: Venna & husband Joseph Eilers

Son: Dickie and wife Debbie

Brothers: Billy Hale & wife Katy
James Hale & wife Betty

Sister: Aline Kirkland

Special loved ones, Janie Wilkins, Diane Alessandro & David Eilers

10 Grandchildren 15 Great grandchildren

Services 12 Noon Thursday Cross-Smith Chapel

Dr. T.D. Hooker officiating

Interment Harness Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Charity of your choice

Family will receive friends 11 AM to 12 Noon Thursday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Gladys McCulley

Gladys McCulley, age 90, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012. Member of Ridgeview Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth E. McCulley; parents, Harvey & Martha Nation Braden; sisters, Stella Hendrix, Daisy Travis, Mattie Harvey, Irene Hendrix, Izelia Parrott; brothers, Leonard & Floyd Braden


Daughter: Ann Rutherford, Jacksboro and son, Wayne Johnson, Knoxville

Grandchildren: Rodney Johnson, Bradley Johnson, Andrea Robbins

Great-grandchildren: Garrett Jones, Andrew Loveday, Alexandrea Loveday
William Johnson, Maggie Johnson

Special thanks to DOE Nurses & Amedisys Hospice

Services 8 PM Monday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. David Gresser & Rev. Bill Waddell officiating

Interment 11 AM Tuesday Powell Valley Cemetery

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Ada Pearl Robbins

Ada Pearl Robbins, age 96, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012. Member of Jakes Branch Baptist Church. Preceded in death by, husbands, Earnest Harris and Hurstle Robbins; sons, Earnest Harris, Jr., and Carl Robert Harris; daughter, Mary Kuiper; mother, Myrtle Loyd; father, Benjamin Loyd; brothers, Monroe Chambers, two infant brothers, Mountie Loyd and Hurstle Loyd; sisters, May Cross, Opal Lay Della-Badia, Irene Muse Byrd, Velma Chambers; grandsons, Byron Kuiper and Jerry Harris; granddaughter, Rebecca Deering.


Son: James Edgar Harris

Daughters: Myrtle Lee Gibson and Linda Eiland

Sisters: Mildred Owens and Jeanetta Meredith

12 grandchildren
Several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends

Services 11 AM Wednesday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Adam Hunley officiating

Interment Terry Creek Cemetery

Family will receive friends 10 to 11 AM Wednesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home