Cathy Bailey

Cathy Bailey – age 67 of Andersonville, passed away February 6, 2020 after a brave fight and complication of illness. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Cathy was a people person and loved many people in her life. She will be greatly missed by many.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Adrian and Nellie Clapp; son, Jason Sweet; and seven siblings. Cathy is survived by loving husband of 37 years, Wayne Bailey; son, Travis (Crystal) Bailey; daughter, Kathy Bailey; granddaughter, Rylee Bailey; sisters, Ella (Meril) Bruner and Shirley Middleton; brothers, Carson (Sandy) Clapp and Jerry (Jackie) Clapp; beloved nieces and nephews, church family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Saturday, February 8, 2020 in the Trinity Funeral Home Chapel. The service will follow with Reverend Phillip Hayes officiating. Friends and family will meet at Trinity Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, February 9, 2020 to go in procession to New Loyston Cemetery for an 11:00 a.m. interment. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of Cathy Bailey. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net

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J. C. Cox

Jesse Clive “J. C.” Cox-age 75 of Sharps Chapel passed away peacefully Friday, April 3, 2020 at his home in Maynardville. He enjoyed gardening, building furniture and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by son, Anthony Dale Cox; parents, Sillis and Ollie Cox; four brothers, three sisters.

Corporal Tyler Dwight Beeler, U. S. Marines

Corporal Tyler Dwight Beeler (U. S. Marine Corps)-age 24 of Washburn and Oak Ridge, born August 8, 1995 passed away suddenly Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Beaufort, South Carolina where he was stationed with the Marine Corps. He had professed faith in Jesus Christ. Tyler was former employee of Lowes Home Improvement, Knoxville and was a graduate of Washburn High School, class of 2014. Throughout Corporal Beeler’s Marine career, he was stationed at many locations around the world; including Japan, Thailand, Norway as well as the U. S.

Floyd Earl Ridenour

Floyd Earl Ridenour-age 75 of Maynardville passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his home. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the U. S. Army in 2002 as a Sergeant First Class. He was a Christian and had been baptized. Preceded in death by parents, Plumer and Lydia (Snodderly) Ridenour.

Survivors: wife of 50 years, Jennifer N. (Smith) Ridenour; daughter, Feleica Ridenour; grandson, Zachary Bridges, all of Maynardville; son, Jeff Ridenour of Knoxville; brother, John Paul Ridenour of Halls; sister, Wanda Faye Bruner of Maynardville. Several nieces and nephews.

Sharon Dykes

Sharon Ann Dykes – 68 of Sharps Chapel, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. Sharon loved to quilt and make handmade crafts.

She is preceded in death by her father, Herbert Lynch and niece, Marnie Graham. Sharon is survived by her husband, Warren Dykes; children, Todd (Rená) and Trevor Dykes; mother, Velma Lynch; sister, Kay (A. C.) Tolliver; and mother-in-law, Maggie Dykes.

Evaline Jessee

Evaline J. Jessee, age 86 of Morning Pointe in Tullahoma and formerly of Union County, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday March 31, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare - Harton in Tullahoma. Mrs. Jessee was born on September 19, 1933 in Hawkins County, Tennessee to the late Daniel Craft and Elsie Barrett Jeter. She was a University of Tennessee graduate with a Bachelors degree in Home Economics, and worked as a third grade teacher at Maynardville Elementary for over 30 years. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Union County Retired Teachers.

Ginger Juanita (Johnson) Bailey

Ginger Juanita (Johnson) Bailey-age 68 of LaFollette passed away suddenly Monday, March 30, 2020 at her home. She was a retired employee of Davidson County Sheriff’s Department. Preceded in death by parents, Lewis and Nita Johnson; sister, Connie Cassiano.

Survivors: daughter, Tiffany Fox and husband, David of Clinton; grandson, Drew Fox and wife, Jessie of Cleveland, TN, great-granddaughter, Brelynn Fox; granddaughter, Grace Fox of Clinton; brothers, Larry and Tommy Johnson, both of Nashville.

Tamera Jean Raley

Tamera Jean Raley-age 59 of Maynardville, born July 4th 1960 passed away Sunday evening March 29th 2020. She is survived by her Mother-Shirley Raley, Daughter- Ashley Harmon, Granddaughter -Delia Lane Harmon, Sister -Debra Tharp, Brother-Daniel Raley,

Doyle D. Eastridge

Doyle Douglas Eastridge-age 74 of Sharps Chapel passed into the arms of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ Thursday, March 26, 2020 while surrounded by his loving family. He fought a long hard battle with cancer for five years, but came out a winner on the other side. He was a member of the former Big Sinks Baptist Church, Sharps Chapel and a retired employee of Union County Highway Department. He is reunited with his loving wife of 41 years, Helen Rowe Eastridge; parents, Arbra and Lucy (Cook) Eastridge; brothers, (Infant) Lonnie, Bill, Fred, Clyde Eastridge and Walter Cook.

James Alan Brummitt

James Alan Brummitt-age 57 of Maynardville passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at his home. He was a member of The Church of Christ, Hickory Valley Road. Alan was the owner/operator of James Brummitt Construction Company and has a host of caring and loyal employees and friends. He was preceded in death by parents, father, James W. (Bill) Brummitt and mother, Marjorie L. Brummitt; brother, Andrew Joseph (Joe) Brummitt.

Silva Kitts Tharpe

Silva M. “Polly” Kitts Tharpe-age 95 of Maynardville, born June 16, 1924 passed away Monday morning, March 23, 2020 at North Knoxville Medical Center. She was a member of Nave Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by nine children; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with many other family members and a host of friends.