Category Archives: Obituary

Danny Lee Giles


Danny Lee Giles age 60, of Caryville, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2011 at St. Mary’s Campbell Co. He was a member of Woodlake Baptist Church. Preceded in death by Parents Bill & Charlsie Monday Giles, Brothers Teddy & Jerry Giles.

Survivors: Daughter: Sherry Muse Son Jeffery Giles

Granddaughter: DeShea Garner Great-grandson: Ethen

Sisters: Betty & Jimmy Wilhoit, Linda & Paul Comer, LaFollette

Wanda & Paul Wilhoit, Jacksboro

Brothers: Billy & Louise Giles, Bobby & Glenna Giles, LaFollette

Special Aunt& Caregiver: Geraldine Waldo, Caryville

Several Nieces & Nephews and a host of friends

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

Rev. George Asbury officiating Interment 2:30 p.m. Sunday in Fincastle Cemetery with Military Honors by the Campbell Co. Honor Guard

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

Arrangements by Cross-Smith funeral Home

Jana Kay Boshears


Jana Kay Boshears, age 55, of Jacksboro passed away Wednesday, May 04, 2011. A member of Woodlake Baptist Church and employed as a Secretary for the State of Tennessee Department of Land Reclamation for 33 years. Preceded in death by grandparents, Brown & Bertha Boshears and Otis & Minnie Shetterly.


Parents: Cal & Faye Boshears

Sister: Gayle & husband Mickey Carter, all of Jacksboro

Brothers: Gordon & wife Lois, Arlington, TX

Wendell & wife Heather, Jacksboro

Niece & Nephews: Erica & husband Tyler Kirby

Owen & Max Boshears

Great Nephew: Robert Kirby

Funeral Services 8 PM Friday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. George Asbury & Rev. Bobby Ray Wilson officiating

Interment 11 AM Saturday at Mt. Paran Cemetery

Family will receive friends 5 – 8 PM Friday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Gordon Victor Jennings

Gordon Victor Jennings age 50 of LaFollette passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at U.T. Medical Center of Knoxville. He was born December 22, 1960. Victor was a graduate of the University of Tennessee and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a radio personality, longtime sportscaster and was the “Voice” of the Campbell County Cougars. Preceded in death by parents, John and Hazel Jones Jennings; brothers, John Jennings, and Clark David Jennings; sister, Gloria Ann Jennings.

Survivors: Brother, Clifford E. Jennings and wife Rebecca, of LaFollette; Nephews, Cliff Jennings, Jr. of Ogden, UT, and John Colt Jennings of Clinton, TN; Niece, Rebecca Lynn Jennings of Washington D.C.; Aunt, Gladys White of LaFollette. Several cousins, other relatives and friends.

Memorial Services Friday 8 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Victor’s Best Friend, Mark A. Wells presiding. Interment will be in Clairfield Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday before services at Walters Funeral Home. That family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 155 Chapel Heights Lane, LaFollette, TN 37766. Online condolences may be made for Victor at Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Gordon Victor Jennings

Rev. Rex Ervin Hickey Sr.

Rev. Rex Ervin Hickey Sr., 51of Jacksboro, son of Nancy and the late Albert Ervin Hickey, husband of Tina Hickey and father of Rex II and Bryce Jordan Hickey passed away Friday April 29th, 2011 at University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville. Funeral service 8 o’clock Monday evening May 2nd, 2011 at Martin-Wilson Funeral Home, LaFollette with Rev. Larry Kitts, Bro. Dowell Phillips and Rick Claiborne officiating. Burial in Powell Valley Cemetery, Friends may call after 4 o’clock Monday afternoon May 2nd, 2011 at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at Martin-Wilson Funeral Home, LaFollette in charge of arrangements for Rev. Rex Ervin Hickey.

Brenda Bean

Brenda Bean, age 53, of LaFollette passed away Friday, April 29, 2011 at Mercy Medical Center – St. Mary’s in Knoxville.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home