June 19, 2014

Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 12:45 pm

DOUGLAS EUGENE ADAMS

Douglas Eugene Adams, 52, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at his home.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Stetzer Funeral Home, Morristown.

NANCY ANN BISHOP

Nancy Ann Bishop, 80, departed this life after a brief illness on June 18, 2014.

She was preceded in death by parents, Charlie and Eula Spoons; husband, Frank B. Bishop Sr.; siblings and infant grandchildren, Roland, Carrie and Joseph. Nancy was saved at an early age.

Survivors include her children, Jim, Marie, Bob, David (Jerri), Cleveland/B.B. (Sue), Ricky (Joy), Tish (Carroll), Frank Jr. (Sharon/Lou); grandchildren, Sherry (Ray), Elizabeth, Darrell, Jeremy, Rusty (Beth), Neal (Teresa), Daniel (Maura), Justin, Tiffany, Amanda, Matthew (Kayla), Austin, Kenzie, Daniel; 10 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21 in the chapel of Smith-Reagan Funeral Home in Rutledge with the Rev. Gary Satterfield officiating. Interment to follow in Dalton Cemetery in Bean Station.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Darrell, Rusty, Neal, Daniel, Justin and Matthew; honorary pallbearers, Jeremy Bishop and Joshua Satterfield. The family will receive friends 5 – 7 p.m. Friday evening, June 20 at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Smith-Reagan Funeral Home, Rutledge.

C.A. COFFEY

C.A. Coffey, 86, of Bean Station passed away on June 18, 2014, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Buena Coffey; five brothers and one sister.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ellen Bray Coffey and three sons, first son, Charles and wife, Jeanette Davis Coffey; granddaughter, Alivia Gibbs and husband, Duane Gibbs; great-grandkids, Bethany and Kylan Gibbs; granddaughter, Becky Coffey and grandson, Chris and wife, Heather Jones Coffey; second son, Don and wife, Linda Bibee Coffey; grandson, Don II and wife, Lora Johnson Coffey; great-grandson, Garrett Coffey; grandsons, Josh and Matt Coffey; third son, Doug and Phyllis McCullough Coffey, step-grandsons, Greg McCullough and Gary McCullough; step-great-grandson, Christian McCullough; step-granddaughter, Leanne Crockrell and husband, Richard Crockrell; step-great-grandson, Brandon Crockrell and step-great-granddaughter, Lauren Crockrell. C. A. is also survived by one brother and two sisters.

Family will receive friends on Friday, June 20 at 5- 8 p.m. at Barnard’s Grove Baptist Church in Bean Station. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Barnard’s Grove Baptist Church immediately followed by grave side service at the Bean Station Cemetery.

Arrangements by Mayes Family Services of Morristown, Downtown Chapel.

JANICE DIANA PHIPPS COOK

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith, 2 Timothy 4:7

Janice Diana Phipps Cook, 59, of Rogersville, went to her heavenly home Tuesday afternoon June 17, 2014 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a brief illness.

She was an employee of Golden Dairy for more than 30 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Cook; daughter, Amy Burns; parents, Robert and Hazel Phipps; brother, Henry Neal Phipps; nephews, David, Rocky and Neal Shanks.

She is survived by her daughters, Becky (Dustin) Seay and Beth Burns (fiancé, Hugh Newton); son, Matthew Cook (fiancée, Kelly Burchfield) all of Rogersville; grandchildren and the lights of her life, Zoey and Owen Seay, Hannah, Alex and Andrew Cook; sisters, Lucille Looney and Inez Wilson, both of Morristown, Georgia Shanks of Rogersville; brothers, Dennis (Sharon) Phipps and Jerry (Barbara) Phipps, both of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19 at Christian-Sells Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Keith Osborne officiating. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 20 at Highland Cemetery.

Arrangements by Christian-Sells Funeral Home, Rogersville.

MARY ELIZABETH PATTERSON DEVOTIE

Mary Elizabeth Patterson Devotie, 79, of Morristown, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. She was a member of Faith Home Mission and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Paul Devotie; sons, George “Pete” Devotie and Richard Devotie; daughter, Loretta Devotie; parents, Willie and Anna Patterson; brothers, Tommy and Cecil Patterson; and sister, Judy Ann Patterson.

She is survived by her son, Paul Jr. (Peggy) Devotie; grandsons, Chris (Allison) Devotie, Kevin Devotie, Richie Devotie, Zach Devotie and Rodney Moss; granddaughter, Tracey Valentine; great-grandsons, Christian Devotie, Preston Devotie, Logan Moss, and Corey and Cody Valentine; and brother, J.C. (Ann) Patterson.

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. Friday, June 20 at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Garland Sergeant and the Rev. Robert Fultz officiating. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21 at Swannsylvania Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Westside Chapel Funeral Home for funeral expenses.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

THOMAS GEORGE DUVALL

Thomas George Duvall, 78, of Morristown, went to be with his heavenly father on June 17, 2014 at UT Medical Center. He was of the Baptist faith. He was retired from the USAF. He was a Vietnam veteran who served his county proudly for more than 20 years. He was a member of the Master Blaster (EOD). He was also a member of the Vietnam Veterans Association, Newport Chamber of Commerce and sold insurance for 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus G. and Hazel Cleo Duvall; half- brother, Rodney Woodruff.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Helen Duvall; son and daughter-in-law, Thomas E. and Heather Duvall; daughter, Janine Duvall; two sisters, Susan Mackey of Gadsden, Alabama, and Nancy Kelton of Phoenix, Arizona; several nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home with the Rev. William Burton officiating. Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, June 21 in Hamblen Memory Gardens for a 10 a.m. Military graveside service with honors provided by Shaw Air Force Base. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Stubblefield Funeral Home.

DOTTIE DYKE ENGLAND HOLIWAY HUX

Dottie Dyke England Holiway Hux, 97, of New Market, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Affectionately called “Granny” by family and friends, Dottie was a loving, kind and caring mother, mother-in-law and grandmother whose most prized possession in life was her children and family members. She was one of the oldest members of New Market Baptist Church, and for many years enjoyed attending the Ladie Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the New Market Senior Citizens, where she spent many enjoyable days quilting and traveling with her senior friends.

Dottie grew up in the Sharp’s Chapel community of Union County. The family moved to Jefferson County in 1937, when TVA built Norris Dam. Born to Thomas and Ellen Dyke England on Jan. 24, 1917, she was raised by her grandparents, Robert and Mary Dyke due to the death of her mother at childbirth.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Curtis Holiway and Ross Hux; daughter, Ruby Jean Holiway; son, Ray Holiway; parents and grandparents; brothers, Robert, Ottis, Arley and Noble England; son-in-law, Erby Williams; and stepbrother, George O’Dell.

She is survived by her sons, Weldon (Sallie) Holiway of North Vulch, Texas; Charles (Elizabeth Ann) Holiway of Harriman; Gary (Vicki) Holiway of New Market; daughter, Joyce Williams of New Market; grandchildren, Gwendolyn Longstaff, Jeff (Lissa) Holiway, Patty Jean (Sean) McCartney, Judy Booth, Cathy (Ted) Leslie, Julie (Russell) Crow, Jason (Heather) Holiway, Curtis (Beth) Holiway, Christopher (Jamee) Holiway, Brian (Ashley) Williams, Amanda (David) Russell, Mindy (Ron) Black, Brian (Judith) Jernigan, Robin Wiedecker, Charles (Amanda) Weidecker; 33 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Lottie England; brothers, Harding, Odra (Mildred), Billy (Pinkie) England; daughter-in-law, Sue Holiway of San Jose, California; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Morgan, Vila Holiway and Marion holiway; brothers-in-law, Frank holiway and Bill (Edith) Holiway; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express its sincere appreciation to her caregivers, Robbie Fore, Shelia French, Elaine Graham, Dorcas Mills, Earnestine Vance, Dr. Michael Ayers and the cardiac staff on the second floor at Fort Sanders Hospital.

Funeral service will be 8 p.m. Friday, June 20 at New Market Baptist Church with Dr. J.W. Taylor officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Jefferson Memorial Garden. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements by Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.

GORDON ‘TINY’ ‘GO-GO’ JINKS

Gordon “Tiny” “Go-Go” Jinks, 74, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Johnson City Medical Center. He was saved at an early age at Fernwood Missionary Baptist Church and later joined Sartain Springs Baptist Church where he was a member until his death.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Frances Jinks; brother, Phil Jinks; and a very special niece, Patricia Helton.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Laura Ruth Helton Jinks; very special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Mickey and Madelene Helton; very special nephew and niece, Ricky and Jenna Helton; great-nephew, who was the joy of his life, Levi Helton; special friends, Lita Bullington, Benny and Scarlett Carpenter of Knoxville, Bob and Alberta Gann and Bill and Norma Jarnigan of Dandridge, and Charlotte Watkins and family of Talbott; special cousins, Thomas and Sally McClanahan of Morristown, Doug and Deb Farrard of Akron, Ohio, and Lloyd and Doris Davis of Oxford, North Carolina; extended family, the Lois Roach Family; and many other brothers and sisters-in-law and friends to numerous to mention.

Special thanks to Dr. Mejia and staff, Dr. Ahmed and staff, Mediserve Medical Equipment, especially Betty, Henry and Sandy and Dr. James Ray McKinney and Judy and Linda for their love and care.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, June 20 at Carter Cemetery with the Rev. Lonnie Knight and the Rev. Horace Greene officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19 at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

JOHN WAYNE MABE

John Wayne Mabe, 66, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Mabe; father, Bill Mabe; stepfather, Claude Reed; and brothers, Steve Reed and Thomas Allen Mabe.

He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Reed; brothers, Jeff (Charlotte) Reed, Greg (Marcella) Reed and Kevin (Susie) Reed; sister, Linda Conner; nephews, Tim (Lisa) Conner, Chris Reed, Justin (Holly) Reed, Nathan (Ruth) Reed and Zach Reed; niece, Angela (Todd) Landacre; special friend, Richard Hollifield; special friend and cousin, Larry Brogan; and a host of relatives and friends. He will be sadly missed.

Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at Westside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Curt Reed officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for the family.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

J. LAWRENCE MASSENGILL

J. Lawrence Massengill, 95, (born May 30, 1919) of Powell, and formerly of Jefferson City, passed away of natural causes on June 16, 2014 at Tennova Residential Hospice. Lawrence was born and raised on a small farm in Jefferson County. His family was the most important aspect of his life. His most common statement was that he could not have wished for a better family. He was a member of Wallace Memorial Church and a former member of Magna View Baptist Church in Talbott.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Virginia McDaniel Massengill; parents, Joe M. and Vada White Massengill; sister, Clara Clark; brothers, Rudolph, Ray, Earl and Otis.

He is survived by two very caring and loving daughters, Teresa Faulkner (Eddie) and Janet Sue Jackson (Richard); six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and special friend, Reva Moore.

On Dec. 26, 1943, Lawrence entered active military service where he served 18 months in the European Theater. He drove an ambulance transporting wounded men from collecting stations back to evacuation stations and hospitals. He gave first aid to wounded soldiers on many occasions. With medical training, he cared for the most seriously wounded. At the end of the war, he was also part of the group of soldiers who brought men out of POW concentration camps. He was awarded three Bronze Stars and the Victory Medal. He participated in battles in the Ardennes, Rhineland and in Central Europe. In the last months of his life, he dealt with the onset of dementia/alzheimer’s.

The family extends heartfelt appreciation to the wonderful and loving caregivers at both Windsor Garden in Knoxville and most recently, Morning Pointe in Powell. Their loving care, respect and professional approach to a positive lifestyle provided Lawrence with a happy and fulfilled life. The family would also like to thank Dr. Robert Fehr and his wonderful staff for the continuous loving care that was provided to Lawrence.

Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19 at Farrar Funeral Home with the Rev. Kent Williams officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the service. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. on Friday morning at Farrar Funeral Home to proceed to Jefferson Memorial Gardens for an 11 a.m. graveside interment service with military honors.

Pallbearers will be sons-in-law, Richard Jackson and Eddie Faulkner; grandsons, Michael Jackson and Kendall Jackson; great-grandsons, Ross McCall and Cameron McCall. Honorary pallbearers include all of his grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morning Pointe, Attn: The Lantern, 7700 Dannaher Drive, Powell, TN 37849 .

Arrangements by Farrar Funeral Home, Jefferson City.

IRENE R. MOORE

Irene R. Moore, 78, of Morristown, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at Life Care Center of Morristown.

Family and friends will meet at noon Thursday, June 19 at Hamblen Memory Gardens for graveside services.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

MARY CARLEY LINKOUS MOORE

Mary Carley Linkous Moore, 86, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Physicians Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.

Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20 at Jarnagin Cemetery for graveside services with the Rev. Tim Jones officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 19 at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

BETTY SEALS

Betty Seals, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday June 18, 2014 at her daughter’s home in Sevierville.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by Allen Funeral Home.

JOHN WAYNE WOODS

John Wayne Woods, 58, of Whitesburg, passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at his residence.

A celebration of his life will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Westside Chapel Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

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