Lacy Joe Harp

Lacy J. Harp, age 57, passed away April 22, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Melanie Schimidt; daughter, Alyssa Jones and husband Stephen; sons, Zackary Harp, and Conner Harp; grandson Zephen. Please leave online condolences at

Brenda Sue Ammons

Brenda Sue Hutchison Ammons, age 73, of Halls Crossroads went home to be with her Lord on Friday April 20, 2018. She was a member of Emory Valley Baptist Church where she loved her Lord and Savior for many years. She is preceded in death by parents Ira and Lizzie Hutchison, loving husband of 55 years Elmer E. Ammons, brothers Jim and Steve Hutchison. She is survived by children Jeff Ammons, Trina Ammons and Robin Ammons Hipsky; grandchildren Joshua (Kristen) Moore and Zachary Hipsky, sister Betty Sturgill, grandpuppies; Breezy, Toby, and Smokey; and great grandpuppy Cooper.

Anthony "Tony" Griffin

Anthony “Tony” Austin Griffin, of Powell, passed away on April 18, 2018.

Tony is preceded in death by father Worley James Griffin Jr. and his grandparents.

He is survived by his mother Joan Griffin; siblings Martha (Lonnie) Gribble, Virginia (Ricky) Frye, Amy (Charlie) Payne, James Griffin, and Charity Griffin; grandmother Nannie Griffin; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Arlene Bell Rose

Arlene Bell Rose-age 82 of Luttrell went home to be with Jesus, Thursday, April 19, 2018 at her home following a lengthy illness. She was a member of Luttrell Church of God. Preceded in death by parents, Manie and Mamie Bell, five brothers and two sisters.

David Darrell Bailey

David Darrell Bailey-age 69 of Maynardville, born March 13, 1949 passed to eternal life Wednesday morning, April 18, 2018 at his home. He was a member of Elm Springs Baptist Church in Washburn. Retired truck driver with Olinger Trucking Company/Heartland Mobile Home Transport for 28 years.
Preceded in death by father, Rob Bailey; mother, Leona Bailey; brother, Hollis Bailey; sisters, Cathy Bailey and Carolyn Nicley; granddaughter, Angel Bailey.

Curtis Bert Fleenor

CURTIS BERT “CURTIE BERT” FLEENOR, 63 of Maynardville, TN formerly of Brandon, FL passed away unexpectedly & into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2018. He was born on September 16, 1954 in Louisville, KY, the firstborn son of Lawrence Bert Fleenor & Mary Jhalia Stewart who preceded him in death. A brother, Richard Scott also preceded him in death. His step-father whom he loved like a father, Francis Eggers, survives.

Sandra Prince

Sandra Faye Prince, age 60 of Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away on Sunday, April 15th, 2018. She was a faithful member of West Side Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by Husband James Prince; Parents, Brother, and Sister. She is survived by Daughters, Amy Prince, and Melissa Roulette and son-in-law Jason; Grandchildren, Mason, Jordan, Javen, Noah, and Conner; Sisters, Glenda Hass, and Rudy Wright and Brother-in-law Buddy; Brother, Mike Kitts and sister-in-law Marty. As well as several nieces and nephews.

Tommie Grant

Tommie grant, age 72, of Knoxville, passed from this life on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

She is preceded in death by Husband Joe Grant, and Brother Bill Jones. She is survived by Daughter, Jody Ellison; Son, Michael Grant; Grandchildren Candy Hartmans (Peter), Maddison Lange, and Jacob Grant; Great-grandchildren Hagen, Harlem, Hyndrix, and Brentley; Sister-In-Law, Janet Grant; and other special family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5pm until 7pm on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Mynatt Funeral Home in Fountain City. Funeral services will follow at 7pm.

Ethel Lee Rush

Mrs. Ethel Lee Rush, age 89, from Corryton, Tennessee, entered into her rest Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at her home. She was a beloved mother and grandmother, but above all she was a child of God and taught many children about Jesus over the years as a Sunday school teacher. She was an excellent cook, a lover and healer of animals and never came across any plant, flower or tree that she could not nourish and make grow.

Barbara J. George

Barbara J. George, age 81, of Knoxville passed away April 16, 2018. She was a resident of Elmcroft Assistant Living for the last 3 years. Barbara was a member of the Order of Eastern Star for 50 years and a member at Central Baptist Church. Preceded in death by husband, Robert L. George; and daughter, Teresa Dockter. Survived by son, Shannon George; grandchildren, Tyler and Cody George, Warren, Kelli, Natalie, Madelyn and Ben Dockter; brother and sister-in-law, Hubert and Susie LaRue; and a lot of other family and friends.

Debra Gail Merritt Howard

Debra Gail Merritt Howard, age 62 of Springfield died at her home on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Springfield, Tennessee. She worked many years as a Hotel Manager for Red Roof Inn and was a member of the Everyday Church in Goodlettsville. She was born on November 14, 1955 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Ray Emmerson and Mary Lou Fields Merritt. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Rae Denise Craig.

Clyde Damewood

Clyde M. Damewood-age 87 of Maynardville, born February 9, 1931 passed away Saturday, April 14, 2018 at his home. He was a member of Home Faith Baptist Church, Knoxville. Preceded in death by wife, Christine Kirk Damewood; parents, Fred and Sarah “Sadie” Damewood; sisters, Mosella Kitts, Pauline Davis, Nadine Kitts; special cousin, Donnie Damewood.

Robert Cory Whitson

Robert Cory Whitson, age 39, passed away April 12, 2018. Preceded in death by grandparents, Jannie and Robert Whitson and Tom and Wanda McCarty. Survived by parents Pam and Bob Whitson; sister, Lindsay (Scott) Collins; nephews, Jacob and Caden Collins; niece, Addison Collins. Family and friends will meet 12:45pm, Wednesday, at Sherwood Memorial Gardens for a graveside service at 1:00pm. Online condolences can be left at

Louis Gale Trivett

Captain Louis Gale Trivett, USAF, ret., age 77, of Knoxville went to be with his Lord Saturday, April 7th, surrounded by family. Lou was born July 17, 1940 in Bristol, TN to his parents Acton Beryl and Ada (Rutherford) Trivett. He married his wife Tonya (Davis) Trivett in 1964. Lou retired from the USAF and had a second career as a booster rocket engineer for the space shuttle program. He retired in 2011. Lou was a dedicated and loyal husband, father, and grandfather. He was kind and had a way of making anyone feel like a part of the family.

Brian Edward Hatmaker

Brian Edward Hatmaker, age 50, of Powell, passed away April 10, 2018 at UT Medical Center. Brian was a graduate of Anderson County High School in 1986. He and his wife, Teresa, were married on October 10, 2014 at Big Ridge State Park. Brian attended Beech Grove Baptist Church in Rocky Top, Tennessee.

Richard "Eddie" Kitts Obituary

Richard "Eddie" Kitts, age 75, of Knoxville, TN went to be with the Lord April 11, 2018. Eddie was a retired 50 year member of the Sprinklefitter local 669. Preceded in death by parents, Maude and Joseph Kitts, brothers Wilburn Kitts and Bill Kitts, and sister Hazel Davis Survived by wife of 51 years Wanda Kitts, daughter Leigh Ann Humphry (Eddie), son Richie Kitts (Wendy), brothers; Gene Kitts, Walden Kitts, Halburn Kitts. Favorite dog Emma, and many other loved ones.

Reuben C. Mason

Reuben C. Mason-age 79 of Powell went home to be with Jesus Monday, April 9, 2018 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. He was a faithful member of First Apostolic Church of Knoxville. Preceded in death by son, Matt Mason; step-son, Timothy Williams; parents, Reuben and Delia Mason; sisters, Elizabeth Huff and Ruby Price.