Category Archives: Obituary

Glenn (Glenn The Great) Gardinier

Glenn (Glenn The Great) Gardinier, age 54, of LaFollette passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Preceded in death by parents: Allen and Alma Gardinier.

Daughter: Glenda Gardinier
Grandchildren: Malachi Daugherty, Isabelle Gardinier, Logan Peters, Gabriel Peters
Step-Son: Curtis Daugherty
Brothers: William Roy, Phillip Roy
Sister: Tonya Evans
Nieces and Nephews: Mark, Robert, William, James, Leah, Tyler, Joseph, Kaylie

Family will receive friends 12-2 PM Friday Cross-Smith Funeral Home, Funeral Service following at 2 PM Cross-Smith Chapel. Interment Powell Valley Cemetery

Online condolences may be given at www.cross-smithfuneralhome
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Jackie Glenn Wilhoit

Jackie Glenn Wilhoit, age 71, of LaFollette passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. He was a retired computer programmer. Preceded in death by daughter: Elaine Wilhoit, parents: John and Hazel Hatfield Wilhoit.

Survived by
Sister: Willie Lou Johnson
Several nieces and nephews

No services are planned

Online condolences may be given at
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

John P. Tuscher

John P. Tuscher (Jack) went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 28th, 2021. John was Airforce retired and served from 1952-1972. John was an on air radio personality known as Jack Williams in AZ and Lafollette, TN. John was proceeded in death by his wife: Lois Tuscher, his parents: Joseph and Gertrude Tuscher, brothers: Clement Tuscher, William Tuscher, Jim Tuscher, sister: Lillian Tuscher

Survived by
Sister: Myrtle Tuscher,
Step-sons: Lloyd Baldridge, Andrew Baldridge and Joseph Baldridge
Daughter: Stephanie Tuscher-Miller
9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren

Family and friends will meet 11:45 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Queener Cemetery for a 1 PM Graveside Service and Interment will Military Honors given by the Campbell County Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be given at www.cross-smith
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Jane Dora Asbury

Jane Dora Asbury, age 89, of Caryville passed away Thursday February 25, 2021. She was a member of Caryville First Baptist Church and retired from Campbell County School System. Preceded in death by husband: Maurice Asbury, parents: Ted and Ethel Shannon Scarbro.

Son: Ted and wife Bridgett Asbury
Grandchildren: Andrew Wesley Asbury and Erin Shannon Asbury
Sister: Sue Ann and husband Gerald Pratt
Niece: Renni Morris
Special Sisters-in-Law: Mildred and Janice Asbury
Host of other relatives and friends

Family and friends will meet 2 PM Tuesday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Woodlawn Cemetery for a 2:45 PM Graveside Service and Interment. Mr. Mark A. Wells Officiating. In Lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to the Campbell County Cancer Association P.O. Box 122 Jacksboro TN, 37757.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Mable Compton Violet

Mrs. Mable Compton Violet age 87 of LaFollette passed away Monday, February 15, 2021. She was a member of Glade Springs Baptist Church and served as a Sunday School teacher for many years. Mrs. Mable was formerly employed with Imperial Reading and the Furtex Corporation. Preceded in death by Husband, Mr. James Violet, Parents, George and Myrtle Marcum Paul, Sisters, Nan Fisher and Sandra Ivey, and Brother, Jimmy Paul.

Survivors: Son, Doug Compton and Wife, Melody, Grandchildren, Travis Meredith, Mason Compton and Wife, Kaitlyn, and Ragan Tuttle and Husband, Byron; Sisters, Nancy Peebles, Juanita Smith and Husband, Lloyd, Anna Lou Oglesby, and Geraline Smith; brothers, George Earl Paul, Roger Wallace “Wally” Paul and Wife, Thelma , and Lawrence Paul and Wife, Anna; Sister-in-law, Diane Paul; Brother-in-law, Mac Arthur Ivey; Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Chris Stanley officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday before funeral services. Family and friends will meet Thursday, February 18, 2021, 10:30 A.M. at Walters Funeral Home and proceed to Fincastle Cemetery for 11:00 A.M. Graveside Services and Interment.

Online condolences for Mrs. Mable may be made at

Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Mable Compton Violet.