Category Archives: Obituary

Bobbie Jean Hill Borthwick

Bobbie Jean Hill Borthwick age 76 of Nashville, formerly of Caryville passed away February 25, 2012 in Nashville. She was a member of the Church Of Christ. Preceded in death by Husband Tom Borthwick, Parents Harvey & Dana Hutson Hill, Sister Hill Hillan and Brother Johnny Hill.

Survivors: Daughter & Son-in-law: Carma Elaine & Roger Lyles, Nashville

Grandson: Austin Duggan

Brothers: Carl & Jerry Hill both of Michigan

Sisters: Wanda McDeerman, Judy Cunningham & Sandra Day, all of

Several Nieces & Nephews

Service 2 p.m. Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel Bro. Tim Mefford officiating

Interment in Sharp Cemetery in Caryville Visitation 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at

Cross – Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Robert Wayne Savinsky

Robert Wayne Savinsky age 64, of Albuquerque, NM, formerly of LaFollette, passed away February, 2012. He was born & raised in LaFollette and graduated from LaFollette High School. Preceded in death by parents Noble & Thelma Riley Savinsky.

Survivors: Brother Joe Savinsky, Smithville, VA

Interment was held at the National Cemetery in Santa Fe, NM

Courtesy of Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Lonnie Taylor

Sgt. Lonnie Taylor, age 65, of Jacksboro passed away on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Knoxville. Sgt. Taylor received the Purple Heart and Commendation medal while serving active duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the Ivey Dell Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising animals, and working in the yard. He loved his family and grandchildren very much.

He was preceded in death by his parents John & CindyTaylor, and brothers Lester, Luther, Ed, and Kennith Taylor.

He is survived by his wife Judy Taylor of Jacksboro, sons Lonnie Taylor Jr. and wife Angel of Jacksboro and Steve Taylor and wife Charlotte of LaFollette, brother Jess Taylor of LaFollette, Sisters Sue Smith and Ella Nolan both of LaFollette, 9 grandchildren, several nieces & nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family will receive friends Tuesday, March6th, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Martin Wilson Chapel. Funeral service will follow the visitation with Rev JR Dilbeck officiating. Interment will be on Wednesday,March7th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chadwell Cemetery.Campbell County Honor Guard in charge of graveside services.

Martin Wilson Funeral Home of LaFollette is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Taylor’s guest book can be viewed

Mildred Carson Roehl

Mildred Carson Roehl age 81, of Jacksboro, passed away Monday, March 5, 2012. She was a member of LaFollette United Methodist Church and retired from First National Bank in LaFollette after many years of service. Preceded in death by Husband James William (Bill) Roehl, Parents Alex & Ruth Paul Carson and Brother E.C. Carson.

Survivors: Daughters & Sons-in-law: Jamie & William Baird, Jacksboro

Emily & Alan Moore, Brentwood

Son & Daughter-in-law: Bill & Connie Roehl, Powell

Grandchildren: Blake & Keeling Baird, Chloe & Oliver Moore, Laura & Brandon Pennington, Alex & Abbi Roehl Great Grandson Jude Pennington

Funeral Service: 7 p.m. Thursday LaFollette United Methodist Church

Dr. Kenneth Faught officiating

Private Interment 11 a.m. Friday in Jacksboro Cemetery

Pallbearers: Alex Roehl, Blake Baird, Oliver Moore, Brandon Pennington, Steve Carson & Mike Nichols

Memorials maybe made to Campbell Co. Cancer Association 124 Woodvine St. Jacksboro, TN 37757 or LaFollette United Methodist Church 808 E. Central Ave. LaFollette, TN 37766

The family will receive friends 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday at LaFollette United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Elmer McCulley

Elmer McCulley, age 70, of LaFollette passed away Friday, March 02, 2012. Member of Well Springs Methodist Church and retired from LaFollette City Street Department after more than 30 years of service. He loved to garden, feed the birds, squirrels and his little dog Mitzi. Preceded in death by parents, William and Cora Henegar McCulley; brothers, Raymond, Billy, Richard & one infant brother.


Wife: Thelma Hembree McCulley

Brothers: Kenneth & James Truman McCulley, Speedwell
Paul Junior McCulley, LaFollette

Sister: Mary Opal McCulley, LaFollette

Several nieces and nephews

Services 8 PM Sunday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Paul Hembree and Bro. Phil Rutherford officiating

Interment 11 AM Monday Powell Valley Cemetery

Family will receive friends 6 to 8 PM Sunday Cross-Smith Funeral Home, LaFollette