Sam F. Russell
- Saturday, 11 June 2011 10:44
Sam F. Russell, age 82, of Caryville passed away Friday, June 10, 2011 at his home. Member of Caryville First Baptist Church, Campbell Co. Masonic Lodge and retired from Y-12 after 33 years of service. Preceded in death by parents, Fred & Bertha Russell; brothers, Wilford & Albert Russell.
Wife: Faye Apperson Russell
Daughters & Sons-in-law: Sharon & Gary Carson, Caryville
Linda Russell, Jacksboro
Vickie & Jerry Wheeler, Knoxville
Grandchildren: Kelli & Jim Rainey, Knoxville
Kerry Carson, Nashville
Krey & Emily Carson, Jacksboro
Great-granddaughter: Emma Claire Rainey
Brother: Omar Russell, Caryillle
Services 8 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel
Rev. Lynn Ray and grandchildren officiating
Interment 10 AM Sunday Campbell Memorial Gardens
Family will received friends 6 – 8 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home
- Wednesday, 08 June 2011 10:12
Victor Baird, age 92 of LaFollette passed away Monday, June 06, 2011 at St. Mary’s Campbell Co. Former businessman and owner of LaFollette Sheet Metal, farmer and WWII veteran. Member of Church of God Holiness. Preceded in death by wife, Bernice Meredith Baird; son, Lee Scott; daughter, Darla Bell; brothers, Lee. Rev. Elbert Baird, Rev. Ben Baird; sisters, Etta Carroll, Lillian Malicoat.
Sons: Gary Baird
Sam Baird & wife Linda of LaFollette
Special Nephew: Stephen Bell & Tiffany & Isaac
Brother: James O. Baird, Tazewell
Special Friend: Lisa Parrott
Sisters: Mildred Ivey & Hazel June Parker, both of LaFollette
Services 8 PM Wednesday Cross-Smith Chapel
Rev. J. R. Kitts officiating
Interment 11 AM Thursday Woodlawn Cemetery with Military Honors given
by Campbell County Honor Guard
Family will receive friends 6 – 8 PM Wednesday Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Michael D. Ellison
- Wednesday, 08 June 2011 10:09
Michael D. Ellison, of Curtis, Michigan, formerly of Jacksboro departed this life at the Veterans Hospital in Iron Mountain, Michigan on May 25, 2011. Mike was of the Christian faith. He served his country proudly as a Marine. Preceded in death by his father, Duard W. Ellison; brother, Douglas Ellison.
Loving wife of 40 years, Susan Arnold Ellison
Sons: Brian & wife Jennifer of Traverse City, Michigan
Billy of Westland, Michagan
Grandchildren: Connor, Maguire, and Rylee of Traverse City, Michigan
Mother: Mildred Ellison of New Boston, Michigan
Brother: Danny L. Ellison of Jacksboro, Tennessee
Sisters: Carol Overbey of Knoxville, Tennessee
DeAnna Dagley of New Boston, Michigan
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Christian Research Hospital
Courtesy of Cross-Smith Funeral Home
Jessie Lee Shepherd
- Wednesday, 08 June 2011 10:07
Jessie Lee Shepherd, age 83, of Red Bluff, CA, formerly of LaFollette passed away April 17th. Served in the US Army. A member of VFW and worked in occupations as varied as farming to making rocket parts while working for Rockwell. Preceded in death by wife, Harriet; parents, Esau and Elizabeth Lawson Shepherd; brothers, Luther, Gene, John and Glen; sisters, Trula and Evelyn.
Son: David & wife, Rita of Red Bluff, CA
Daughter: Marilyn & husband, Paul Bennett of Ohio
Grandsons: Dustin & Josh Shepherd
Brother: Bob Shepherd & wife, Mildred of LaFollette
Sister: Gladys Bruce of Cookeville
Sisters-in-law: Dora Shepherd of LaFollette
Mary Ann Shepherd of Michigan
Several Nieces and Nephews.
Memorial Service will be held Wednesday June 8th at 10:30 AM at Shelby Cemetery in Alder Springs with Rev. Steve Elkins officiating.
Military Honors will be given by Campbell County Honor Guard
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral
Ronnie L. Walker
- Monday, 06 June 2011 09:34
Ronnie L. Walker age 50 of LaFollette passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center of Campbell County. He was preceded in death by daughter, Edith Nicole Lynn, father, John Walker, sisters, Patricia Shears and Nancy Evans.
Survivors: Wife, Laura Walker; Sons, Anthony Walker and wife Ashley, and Brian Walker and wife Alicia; Grandson, Riley Walker, all of LaFollette; Mother, Loretta Walker of Cleveland, TN; Sister, Missy Walker of Cleveland, TN; Brothers, Carl Walker and wife Shirley, of LaFollette, Johnny Walker and wife Belinda, of Cleveland, TN, Junior Walker of Indianapolis, IN, and Billy Walker and wife Lisa, of Cleveland, TN. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Tuesday 1 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lawrence Henegar officiating. Interment to follow at Cumberland View Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. Tuesday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made for Mr. Walker at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Ronnie L. Walker.