Category Archives: Obituary

Carl Edward Benge

Carl Edward Benge, age 83, born September 17, 1935 of Speedwell passed away Friday, July 26, 2019. He was of the Protestant faith, a US Army Vietnam war veteran and retired after 20 years of service.

Survivors

Wife: Alice Benge
Daughter: Sheila Holder & son-in-law, Larry Holder
Brother: Cleve Benge
Many nieces and nephews

A Celebration of Life will be announced and held at a later date in Harlan, Kentucky
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Kinslee Aurora Hinkle

Kinslee Aurora Hinkle woke up in the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Preceded in death by brother, Jayden Wright; grandfather, Harold Anderson Wright; great grandmother, Marie Hinkle

Survivors

Parents: Cory & Andrea Hinkle
Grandparents: Sandra Hinkle
Tina Whaley

Great Grandparents: Harold & Linda Wright
Uncle: Bryan Wright
Aunt: Chartana Whaley

Graveside Services & Interment 10 AM Saturday at Powell Valley Cemetery with
Rev. Wade Walls officiating
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Valerie Lynn Grant

Valerie Lynn Grant, age 64 of Ocklawaha, Florida passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019 at LaFollette Medical Center. She was of the Baptist faith and attended Ocklawaha Baptist Church. Valerie served her country in the United States Air Force and retired as a Staff Sergeant.

She is preceded in death by father Ronald Shoemaker and infant daughter Yumiko Lee Anne Grant.

She is survived by husband of 37 years Randy Grant, son Christopher Grant, and mother Betty (Parrish) Shoemaker, all of Ocklawaha, Florida. Brothers Ronald Shoemaker & wife Lisa of Florida, Wesley Shoemaker of Ocklawaha, Florida, sister Cheryl Thompson & husband Karl of Seminole, Florida, several nieces, nephews, & a host other relatives and friends.

At the request of Valerie, she will be cremated, and services will be announced at a later date.

The family has entrusted the care of Valerie Lynn Grant to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

Valerie’s guestbook may be viewed at martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Jean Ovetta Chapman

Jean Ovetta Chapman, age 74 of LaFollette departed this life Wednesday, July 24, 2019. She was a member of First Independent Missionary Baptist Church. She lived life to the fullest, loved her flowers, plants, and her animals. Jean also loved her family very much and being around her friends.

She is preceded in death by parents Wylie and Myrtle (Bruce) Day, sons Neal Chapman and Dale “Booby” Chapman, grandson, sister Carolyn Walden.

She is survived by husband of 50 years, Charles Chapman of LaFollette, sons Curtis Todd Hembree of LaFollette, Jeff Hembree & wife Kathy of LaFollette, brother Eddie Day of LaFollette, sister Geraldine Polson of LaFollette. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, a host of other relatives & friends.

Visitation will be 10 AM – 12 PM Saturday, July 27, 2019 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home followed by funeral service at 12 PM with Rev. Don Whited and Rev. Don Allen officiating. Following service, friends and family will go in procession to Powell Valley Cemetery for interment.

The family has entrusted the care of Jean Ovetta Chapman to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

Jean’s guestbook may be viewed at martinwilsonfuneralhome.com

Kenneth Campbell

Kenneth Campbell, age 79 of Jacksboro went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 22, 2019. He was an avid golfer, member of Milford Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and a Shriner.

He is preceded in death by parents Earnest Sr. and Rebecca Campbell, brothers Earnest Campbell Jr. and Carl Campbell, sisters Nancy Ball and Joy Freeman.

He is survived by wife of 56 years, Carolyn Fay (Hutson) Campbell.

Visitation will 6-7:45 PM Thursday, July 25, 2019 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home. Masonic service at 7:45 PM followed by funeral service at 8 PM with Rev. Gary Parker officiating. Friends and family will meet 10:15 AM Friday, July 26, 2019 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home to go in procession to Campbell Memorial Gardens. Campbell County Honor Guard will be in charge of the 11 AM graveside service.

The family has entrusted the care of Kenneth Campbell to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

Kenneth’s guestbook may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com