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.

Obituary

Dillon Zane Whitehead

Dillon Zane Whitehead-age 65 of Luttrell, born and raised in South Knoxville, the son of the late Claude and Bessie Whitehead. He was a U. S. Army Veteran and served four years mostly in Korea and Virginia where he met his wife of 43 years. He also worked in communications, construction and patient transportation until he retired. He loved fishing, hunting, the outdoors and all types of music. He was loved by many and a friend to all. Preceded in death by parents, step-father, his four siblings and a granddaughter.

Floyd Archer

Floyd Vasco Archer – age 65 of Maynardville, born January 6, 1955, passed away peacefully at home on May 24, 2020. He was of the Baptist faith. He retired from Knox County Parks and Recreation Maintenance with 20 years of service. Floyd was owner-operator of Floyd’s Small Engines in Maynardville for over 35 years with his wife by his side helping. He was an avid drag racing fan and owner, winning four championships at Knoxville Dragway, Cherokee Dragway and London Dragway, and an Ironman Trophy at Middle Tennessee Dragway. Racing was his passion.

Daniel Joseph Kitts

Daniel Joseph Kitts, age 35 of Maynardville, TN passed away Thursday, May 21st at UT Medical Center in Knoxville. Daniel fought a long and difficult battle but passed peacefully surrounded by his family. Daniel was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Halls.

Proceeded in death by his father Daniel L. Kitts, grandmother Ellen Kitts and uncle Tim Kitts.

Eldon Jones

Eldon Derrell Jones – passed away suddenly on May 18, 2020. He was born September 14, 1967 in Escondido, California. He lived most of his life in California until he moved to Maynardville in 2013. Eldon attended high school in California at Poway High School. He loved his family and enjoyed making people laugh. He always had a story to tell and caught people’s attention. When moving to Tennessee he enjoyed being with his scout family. He so enjoyed camping, games and making a difference in kids’ lives.

Billy Joe Norris, Sr.

Billy Joe (Bill) Norris, Sr.-age 77 of Knoxville passed away Wednesday evening, May 13, 2020. He was of the Baptist faith. Preceded in death by father, Earnest Norris; mother, Bonnie Lay Norris; brothers, Ray Norris and Gene Norris.
Survivors: son, Joe Norris and wife, Lori; daughter, Robin Williams; four grandchildren, Renea King, Joshua Norris, Elisha Grubb, Jessica Hayes; seven great-grandchildren, Ashton, Anthony, Hunter, Lily, Jaylin, Elijah and Grace.
There are no services planned. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

Euretha Woods

Euretha Sue Woods – age 52 of Andersonville, passed away May 11, 2020. She was a member of Twinville Baptist Church.

She is preceded in death by parents, Paul and Mary Lou Hatmaker; and brother, Quint Hatmaker. Euretha is survived by husband of 35 years, Chuck Woods; children, Sherri (Andy) Dixon, Jonathan (Carrie) Woods, Tonya (Robbie) Blackburn and Tylor Woods; grandchildren, Elaina and Madelyn Woods, and soon to be grandson, baby Dixon; and siblings, David Hatmaker, Timothy Hatmaker and Paula Long.

Penny Kay Cox

Penny Kay Cox – age 60 of Knoxville, passed away suddenly May 6, 2020.

She is preceded in death by parents, Bud and Angela Cox. Penny is survived by son, Tim Damewood; and daughter Brandy Akins; grandson, Ethan Akins; brother, Ricky Cox; nephew, Blake (Megan) Cox; niece, Brianna Roberts Mozingo; and two great nephews.

Ramey L. Daugherty

Ramey L. Daugherty-age 69 of Blaine, born May 30, 1950 in Harlan, Kentucky passed away Thursday morning, May 7, 2020 at his home. Preceded in death by son, Ramey Daugherty, Jr.; parents, Willard and Zora Daugherty; sister, Sandy Daugherty.

Geraldine Nicley Bailey

Geraldine Bailey-age 90 of Mascot, born September 16, 1929, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at her home. Preceded in death by husband, Raymond Bailey, parents, Vaughn and Ocie (Muncey) Nicley; brothers, Luther Paul Nicley, G. L. Nicley, Jimmy Nicley; one sister, Jean Nicley.

Mildred "Midge" Bailey Jones

Mildred A. “Midge” Bailey Jones-age 89 of Powell passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home. She was a member of Old Pleasant Gap Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Dennis and Stella Bailey; grandson, Donnie Atkins; great-grandson, Tyler Atkins; brothers, D. L. Bailey, Newell Bailey, Denny Bailey, Ronald Bailey, Wayne (Butch) Bailey, sisters, Darlene Coram, Bobbie Inklebarger.