Curits E. (Kurt) Russell, II

Curtis E. (Kurt) Russell, II-age 44 of Knoxville passed away suddenly Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his home. Kurt was a member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church attending First Comforter Church. He was a 1992 graduate of Halls High School. He loved playing the guitar; singing and recording at Songwriters Studio. Many years he took guitar lessons from Ed Wing and voice lessons from Terri McClellan. His dad taught him to enjoy U. T. Football at an early age. He loved life, his family and friends. Kurt was the sweetest person you would ever want to meet and he enjoyed his boat, the lake and his friends at CourtSouth. Preceded in death by his dad, Curtis E. Russell in 2003; grandparents, Ivan and Trilma Russell; Walter and Seattle Whitson; uncle, J. R. Russell; aunt, Berthaleen Russell; aunt, Imogene (B-Jean) Munsey; uncle, J. Will Munsey; cousins, Brian Russell, Gary, Joe and Erin Munsey; Dale Wynn and Cookie Lundin.

Survived by his loving mother, Laura (June) Russell; best friend, K. T. Bowman; cousin, Lily Rae Lundin; big brother, Shannon Russell; uncle, James (Francis) Russell; aunts, Bonnie (Jerry) Thomas, Judy (Jack) Sharp, Anita Corum, Mary Merritt, Trilma Davis. Cousins, Tammy Ellis, Lisa Martin, Luci Freyer, Carla Mefford, Kent Dyer, Sam Thomas, Greg Corum, Katrinia Smith, Mark Smith, Kelly Reed, Kristen Clevenger, Sherri Wilson, Deborah Stroud, Aaron Russell, Angela Keaton, Jimmy Merritt, Joy Nease, Tamelia Jenkins, Misty Galloway, Joanie Brock, Loren Davis, Bea Bub Munsey. Kurt loved you dearly. Special love and appreciation to Tamelia Jenkins for her love and kindness, being his Belair and shopping buddy.

The family will receive friends 1-2 P.M. Thursday, April 18, 2019 with funeral service to follow at 2 P.M. Thursday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. James Russell, Rev. Richard Nicley, Rev. Jim Hensley, Rev. Eddie Williams officiating with music by The Russell Family. Interment will follow at Monroe Cemetery, Maynardville. Pallbearers: Kent Dyer, Loren Davis, Sam Thomas, T. K. Dyer, Mark Smith, Erik Lundin, Jimmy Merritt. Honorary Pallbearers: Aaron Russell, Greg Corum, Shannon Russell, Kevin Mefford, Curt Freyer. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Kurt – Rest in peace with Dad; Mom will see you soon. Sunday is Easter; God gave his son for us – God called, you answered. I’ll love you forever.

Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.


Jerry Wayne Beeler

Jerry Wayne Beeler – age 68 of Maynardville, was born July 15, 1950 and went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 2:23 a.m. He was a member of Nave Hill Baptist Church. Jerry worked for Trantanella Construction Company for 35 years. He was a farmer and was loved by many everywhere.

Evan Thomas Richey

Evan Thomas Richey, age 18, passed away on May 17, 2019 after a year-long battle with osteosarcoma. Evan was born on November 16, 2000. He showed us what a true superhero really is, as he demonstrated amazing courage, bravery and strength during his battle. His thoughtfulness and kindness even in the face of an insurmountable nemesis, called cancer showed us all what a truly remarkable young man he was. We will never forget his kind and caring heart, and we honor his legacy by never forgetting this brave young man.

Jewel Irene Lacy

Jewel Irene (Wolfenbarger) Lacy, born May 23, 1943, peacefully and graciously went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Jewel has lived in this community her entire life. She was a graduate of Rule High School, a member of Norwood Baptist Church, and an employee with H &R Block for many years. Her passions throughout the years have included; election volunteer, serving in her church and participating in a bowling league every Tuesday morning. She has left a path of many friendships and she will be dearly missed.

Amanda Lee Daniels

Amanda Lee Daniels, age 41, passed away at 8:30am on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Amanda was born in Knoxville on December 2, 1977 in Knoxville. She was a home health care provider at L&L Sweet Home Care. Amanda was full of life and the room would light up when she walked in. She had a contagious smile and you couldn’t help but love her. Amanda had a very forgiving heart and never held a grudge.
She is preceded in death by her husband Josh Daniels.

Marie Holt

Marie Elizabeth Holt – age 80, was born on March 29, 1939 and passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Rosa Holt; husband of 32 years, Leon Holt; daughter, Kathy McDaniels; and eight siblings. Marie is survived by her daughter, Jeannie (Harold) Ray; son, Lee (Marie) Holt; nine grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren; brother, Bruce Holt, and special friend, Dennis Lovell.

Anderson Nicely

Anderson Nicely-age 78 of Luttrell took his Heavenly flight home Tuesday, May 14, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Nicely; daughter, Tammie Ray; parents, Mitchell and Lenore Nicley; brother, Eugene Nicley and sister, Margie Nicley.

Don Keith Bridges

Don Keith Bridges – 84 of Maynardville, passed away peacefully at home Monday, May 13, 2019. A member of First Baptist Church of Maynardville, an active member of Kerbela Shriners, Union County Shrine Club, Clinch Valley Chapter #369 OES, Past Master of J. C. Baker Lodge #720 and employee of TDOT for 45 years.

Fredrick "Pete" Chadwell

Fredrick (Pete) Chadwell-age 81 of Maynardville passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 after a long illness. He passed away peacefully at his home with family and friends at his side. He was of the Baptist faith. Pete was a member of J. C. Baker Lodge #720 F. & A.M. and The Kerbela Shrine. Pete was instrumental in bringing the Optimist Club to Union County, former owner of Chadwell Brothers Meat Company, Hickory Valley Meat Company and was the owner of the original Pete’s Place Restaurant in Union County. He was very much loved by many. Preceded in death by father, Vernon O.

Wilma McQueen Berry

Berry, Wilma McQueen, 70, died Sunday the 12th of May at home in Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her parents William McQueen Cureton and Martha Haun Cureton. She as a young girl attended Miss Claudette's Riley Baton School and graduated from Smithwood Elementary School. She then attended and graduated from Knoxville Central High School in 1967. She was in chorus at Central. She then worked at Miller's Department Store and also Hess's. She joined Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Burlington as a young lady.