Obituary

William Mitchell Weaver

William “Mitchell” Weaver – Age 77 of Luttrell, TN made heaven his home September 9, 2020. He was a huge fan of both Nascar and the Atlanta Braves. He began his career in outdoor advertising and continued in the sign business until retirement.

Hazel Morris

Hazel Louellen Morris, 72, of Maynardville, Tennessee went to be with her Lord and Savior on (Tuesday), 15 September 2020. She passed from this mortal coil at her family home in Maynardville, Tennessee.

Shelma Jean Dunn

Shelma Jean Dunn, age 83 of Knoxville, passed away at her home on September 15, 2020. She was a member of Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by parents, Clayton and Nellie Loope; sister, Mary Ruth Loope; brothers, Junior, Earl, Winfred, and Don Loope.

Deborah Elaine Wolfenbarger

Debbie Wolfenbarger, age 62 of Powell, passed away September 16, 2020. Preceded in death by parents Nellie Rose and Willie Clark Arnold, sister Judith Johnson, brother Gary Arnold. Survived by husband Kenneth Lloyd Wolfenbarger Jr., brothers Greg (Joann) Arnold and Spencer Arnold, brother-in-law David Johnson, sister-in-law Kathy (Kirt) Senft; nephews Tyler Arnold, Brandon Seeber, Tim Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Robby Arnold, Scott Arnold, nieces Brittany Arnold Lett, Lexie Arnold, Ceati Seeber, and several great-nephews and nieces and other family members and acquaintances.

Edward Clayton Shipley "Ed"

Edward Clayton Shipley “Ed” age 78 of Mascot passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020. Ed was a prominent business man and friend to many. He operated Ed Shipley Guttering for over 40 years. A member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Preceded in death by his parents Eston and Mildred Shipley; siblings Myra Ann Shipley, Jackie Ray Shipley, Barbara Ruth Cartwright, Melba Jean Ferguson.

Rodney Collins

Rodney Lynn (Rod) Collins-age 46 of Washburn passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, September 17, 2020 at his home. He was preceded in death by mother, Kathy Bell; father, Earl Collins; sister, Laura Wilkerson; brother, Christopher “Outlaw” Dyer.

Ola Mae Wilkerson

Ola Mae Wilkerson, age 88 of Halls Crossroads, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Tennova North Medical Center. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents Oliff and Maggie Wilkerson, siblings Elizabeth, Sophie, Mildred, Teresa, Cecil, Holbert, Carl, and Bob Wilkerson, Geraldine Hansard, and Annabelle Lyons. Survived by son Terry (Angie) Wilkerson, siblings Helen Monroe, Ruth Martin, Pearl Wilkerson, Clifford (Charlotte) Wilkerson, and several nieces and nephews.

Charles E. "Buster" Nicley

Charles Edward (Buster) Nicley-age 68 of Washburn was born May 14, 1952 passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at U. T. Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Hazel Nicley; brother, Jim Nicley and an Infant brother and sister.

John E. Fagg, Jr.

John E. Fagg-age 54 of Washburn passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon, September 13, 2020 at U. T. Medical Center. John was saved at an early age. He was an employee of MasTec, Inc., Knoxville. He was preceded in death by parents, John E. Fagg, Sr. and Martha Thomerson Bennett.

Leon Anthony Maldonado

Leon Anthony Maldonado-age 36 of Maynardville passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 10, 2020 in Inglewood, Tennessee. He worked in construction and especially enjoyed electrical work. He is preceded in death by his mother, Lisa Johnson.

Calday A. Wyrick, Sr.

Calday A. Wyrick, Sr.-age 94 of Corryton passed away peacefully Friday morning, September 11, 2020 at U. T. Medical Center. The family would like to thank the hospital’s E. R. and 7th floor cardiovascular unit for the loving care of our daddy. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Corryton and was an Army Veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by wife, Mildred Turner Wyrick and son, Paul Wyrick; parents, Hobert and Annie Wyrick and several siblings.

Doris Annette Lindsey

Doris Annette Hickle Lindsey, age 78, of Strawberry Plains, TN fell asleep in death September 8, 2020 at home in Florida. She was an avid worshiper of Jehovah and lover of the written word. She fancied all things butterflies and felt the best color for the world was purple. She loved her family fiercely and lived life vivaciously. She is preceded in death by husband Paul Lindsey, daughter, Deborah Lindsey, father, Reverend James V. Hickle, mothers’ Anna McDaniel and Betha Goin.

Ricky Lynn "Burt" Savage

Ricky Lynn (Burt) Savage-age 59 of Washburn passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 11, 2020. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lori Savage; parents, Delmer and Peggy Savage; siblings, Ray Savage, Kay Savage and Pamela Gail Riffey.

Survivors, daughters, Brandy (Aaron) Brown, Katelyn Wallace, Caleb Sammons, grandchild, Brooklynn Brown; beloved nephew, Dustin Meredith. Brothers, Terry and Gary Savage; sisters, Tammy Hankins, Teresa Clifton and Patsy Geams.

Anna Lou McCarty

Anna Lou “Nanny” McCarty-age 78 of Maynardville passed away Thursday morning, September 10, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church in Sharps Chapel. Preceded in death by parents, Darris Dewey and Birdie Reagan; husband, James Hershell McCarty; sons, J. D., Marvin and Daniel McCarty; twin-sons, Larry and Loren McCarty; granddaughter, Brandy McCarty; sister, Ruth Reagan; brothers, Johnny, Joe, Donald, Lee and Ronnie Reagan.

Elizabeth "Libby" Anne Walker

Elizabeth (Libby) Anne Walker, 57, passed away peacefully at home on September 8, 2020. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, member of Union Baptist Church of Halls.
She is preceded in death by her father, Stanley Kirby, mother, Sunya Lynch, and brother, Jeffrey Kirby.
She is survived by her husband, Gary Walker, sons, Keith (Sarah) and Eric Walker, mother-in-law, Margaret Walker, sister-in-law, Karen Walker, sisters Kim (Mike) Yarnell and Sheri Young, grandchildren, Aimee and Haelie Thompson, Sunya, Brent, and Austin Walker.

Karen Abner-Boling

Karen Michelle Abner-Boling-age 46 of Maynardville passed away Sunday morning, September 6, 2020 at home. She attended The House of God Worship Center, New Tazewell and was an assistant manager of the E Z Rental, Knoxville. Karen was a wonderful Mother and was loved by many. Preceded in death by father, William L. Abner.

Kay Perry Hall

Kay (Perry) Hall-age 85 of Sharps Chapel passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the home of her nephew, Richard Cantor. She formerly resided in Willoughby, Ohio for over 30 years before returning to Tennessee in 1992. She was of the Jehovah’s Witnesses faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burrell Hall; parents, Arther and Martha Perry; brothers and sisters, Verlin, Jesse, Tyson, Andy, Carl, Robert, Wannie, Franklin, Ailene, Leah and Sara.