February 2, 2014

Posted on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 11:12 pm


Audrey Louise Baldinger, age 84, of Russellville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxillary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Baldinger.

Survivors include her sons, Jim (Beverly) Baldinger and Jeff (Karen) Baldinger; daughters, Kim (John) Abbondandolo and Debra (Jeff) Hunter; grandchildren, Carrie Hansberry, Corrie Burroughs, Jessica Morgan, Mark Baldinger, Tiffany Hunter, Julie Hunter and Ashley Abbondandolo; great-grandchildren, Owen Burroughs and Landon Morgan; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held in the Hamblen Memory Gardens Chapel of Memories Mausoleum on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Greg Cartwright officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arrangements by Stubblefield Funeral Home in Morristown. 


Brenda Simpson Hale, age 64, of Fayetteville, Ga. formerly of Morristown, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at Holston Valley Medical Center.

Arrangements will be announced later by Dockery Funeral Home in Morristown.


Frank Wesley Kinkead, age 80, of Jefferson City, born Dec. 12, 1933, passed away at Life Care of Jefferson City on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. He was a member of Oakland Baptist Church and served on several committees. He was a union carpenter and belonged to the Tri-State Carpenters and Joiners. He was a lifetime member of the NRA.

He was preceded in death by parents, Earl J. and Lola Kinkead; brothers, Amos Bradley Kinkead and Burley William Kinkead; brother-in-law, John Wesley Proffitt.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Elizabeth May Kinkead of Jefferson City; children, Heather Dawn Furey (Michael) and Frank Wesley Kinkead Jr., both of Missouri; Bradley William Kinkead of Speedwell; and Christopher Andrew Kinkead and fiancé, Kristi Dance of Dandridge; eight grandchildren, Logan and Elspeth Furey, and Taylor Faye Kinkead of Missouri, Caitlin and Matthew McCabe of Florida, Samantha Kinkead of Speedwell, Marina and Willis Oakes of Dandridge; sisters, Ilean (Harold) Woods of New Market, Iva Sue Proffitt of Strawberry Plains; sister-in-law, Wanda Kinkead of Rutledge; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at Farrar Funeral Home with the Rev. Stacey Lawson officiating. Family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the service.

Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning at Jefferson Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. graveside interment service. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to ALPS Adult Day Services, 600 N. Daisy Street, Morristown, TN 37814.

Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City.


Benjamin F. Richter, age 79, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

Family and friends will meet for a 10:30 a.m. graveside service on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at Bethesda Cemetery with Dr. James Williams officiating.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.




Mrs. June Allen Roberts, age 87, a well-known resident of Abingdon, Va. went to be with the Lord, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at her home.

She was born July 18, 1926, in Morristown, to the late Walter and Bess Allen. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, William Leander Roberts and one brother, William Allen.

Mrs. Roberts was a 1950 graduate of Carson-Newman College. After graduating from Carson-Newman she began a teaching career with the Washington County Public School System that lasted 37 years before her retirement in 1988. During this time she taught at both Bethel High School and Abingdon High School. The impact she left on the many students that entered her classroom is one of the attributes that led to her not only being known as a teacher but also a dear friend to many in the community. She had a deep love for her family especially her great grandchildren which she commonly referred to as “her babies.” She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was a longtime member of Abingdon Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Diane Roberts Ivey and husband, Jim of Kingsport; three grandchildren, Drew Ivey of Burleson, Texas, Jennifer Ivey Gill and husband, Scott of Rhome, Texas, and Julia Ivey Smith and husband, Will of Crossville; five great grandchildren, Noah Ivey, Eli Ivey, Jacob Gill, Caitlyn Smith and Emma Smith; two sisters, Helen Rogers of Morristown, and Margie Bible and husband, Ken of Morristown; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Wright of Bristol, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Abingdon Baptist Church with Dr. Steven W. Pollard and the Rev. Roland Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday evening at Abingdon Baptist Church.

Active pallbearers will be Kenny Rogers, Jeff Rogers, Glen Alan Wright, Jack Necessary, Jim Hagy, Denny Farmer, Carl Southern and David Southern. Honorary pallbearers will be Cecil Gobble, Ottie Thomas, Dan Stevens, Ray Duncan, Bo Henderson, John Crigger and Mike Hagy.

Flowers are accepted or for those wishing memorial contributions may be made to Abingdon Baptist Church, 361 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA, 24210, or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family would like to express appreciation to Home Nursing Service of Southwest Virginia, Hometown Hospice, and beloved friend and caregiver Eula Grant. They would also like to thank their church family, and many friends and neighbors for their love and support.

Arrangements by Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Abingdon, Va.


Alma “Faye” Romines, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.


Dr. Patricia (Patt) Scott, age 88, of Jefferson City, entered heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Patt was born in Orange, Ca. and lived mostly in California and Wyoming until the age of 67, at which time she moved to Morristown. Patt held MA and PhD degrees in education and she spent most of her professional life teaching and loving young children.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Walter W. (Bill) Scott, whom she married in 1947. Bill and Patt served the Lord faithfully throughout their marriage, pastoring many churches in California, Wyoming and Tennessee.

After Bill went to be with the Lord, Patt served on several mission fields, including her heart’s passion: China.

She is also preceded in death by her son, Daniel S. Scott CWO-4, who was killed in 1991 while on active duty in Honduras.

Patt is survived by her remaining children, Dr. David Scott of Spokane, Wash., Rebekah Tidwell of Naples, Fla., Dr. Timothy Scott of San Diego, Ca., Phil Scott of Seattle, Wash., Mikki Brooks of Jefferson City; 23 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

A viewing and fellowship will be held at Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 from 5 until 7 p.m., followed by a home-going celebration at 7 p.m. with Dr. Timothy Scott officiating. Burial will be at Mountain Home National Cemetery in Johnson City at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Manley Baptist Church or Faith Baptist Church missions programs.

Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home in Jefferson City. 


Roy Malcolm Williams, 93, of Regency Retirement Village of Morristown, went to be with our Lord on the evening of Jan. 29, 2014, at Lakeway Regional Hospital.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he faithfully attended for 65 years; 23 without missing a Sunday, until failing health.

Funeral services were held 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, at Mayes Family Services Downtown Chapel with the Rev. Fred Lehrer and the Rev. Larry Parrott officiating. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, at Bethesda Cemetery with military honors conducted by VFW Post# 5266.

The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday evening prior to the service.

Arrangements by Mayes Family Services of Morristown, Downtown Chapel.


Betty Lou Beeler Winstead, age 80, of Russellville, died Jan. 31, 2014, at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System following a massive stroke on Jan. 23. We will always remember the love from our Mom and Mammaw Betty. Though greatly missed, we are comforted by faith. For in it we know that she has entered the peace and happiness that is prepared for us.

She was born in the Liberty Hill area of Grainger County, the sixth of seven children born to Cecil and Laura Beeler. She enjoyed playing basketball at Washburn High School, where she graduated in 1951. She worked at the Tennessee School for the Deaf in Knoxville before her marriage.

She was married to Fred “Snook” Winstead on Dec. 20, 1954. They were married for 37 years until his death on Aug. 4, 1991. There were three children born to this union. She was a dedicated wife and mother, always busy providing for her family. She enjoyed vegetable gardening and sewing, gifting the work of her hands to her family and friends, even into her 80th year of age. All of her family was very dear to her along with the many friendships made through the years.

Most of her early marriage years were spent in the Thorn Hill area until they moved to Washburn in winter of 1965. They moved from there to Hamblen County, Tennessee in 1980, first living in Whitesburg until residing in Russellville in 1988.

She was saved early in life at Beelers Chapel Methodist Church in Liberty Hill, and was a member there in her youth. She joined the Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Thorn Hill and was baptized on March 8, 1964, where she remained a member the rest of her life. There she faithfully raised her family with her husband, and saw him ordained into the Missionary Baptist Ministry on Jan. 3, 1971.

Throughout his ministry and her lifetime she attended many revivals and church services, including singing services with her husband who was a member of the Beech Grove Quartet since Dec. 16, 1964. She was privileged to rejoice at seeing many souls professing Salvation and being baptized. Until her death, she regularly and faithfully attended services at both Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Powerhouse Missionary Baptist Church in Morristown where her husband was called to pastor in 1977.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four brothers, Carson, Robert, James and Delbert; two sisters, Lovada Hoskins and Corrine Belcher; father-in-law, Clay Winstead; mother-in-law, Dixie Hipsher Mallicoat Winstead and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

She leaves behind three children; Debra Dalton with husband, A.T., Angela Bowlin, and Jeffrey Winstead; five grandchildren, Brandon Dalton with wife, Marci, Amanda, Alex, and Haley Bowlin, and Austin Winstead; four great-grandchildren; Chad Michael, Kennedy and Benjamin Dalton, and Harlee Kate Moon; four sisters-in-law, Evelyn Beeler, Dot Beeler, Grace Mallicoat Kincaid and Iris “Duce” Winsted Wilson; and many nieces, nephews, and friends, all beloved by her.

Visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m., in the chapel of Mayes Family Services, Downtown. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at the funeral home with the Rev. Johnny Meyers and the Rev. John Dalton officiating. Interment to follow in Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Arrangements by Mayes Family Services of Morristown, Downtown Chapel.

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