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.


Merlin Rose Johnson

Merlin Rose Johnson, age 82, of Andersonville, formerly of Knoxville, passed away July 17, 2019. She enjoyed her career in nursing at Ft. Sanders Regional Hospital and attending gospel singings. She was a wonderful cook, and spent much time in the kitchen preparing meals. She was preceded in death by her father Ed Miller and husband Virgil Johnson.

Robert L. "Speedy" Dyer

Robert L. (Speedy) Dyer-age 65 of Corryton went to be with the Lord Monday, July 1, 2019 at his home. He was a member of Corryton Church and was a retired employee of Tomcat USA. Preceded in death by his wife, Sally; father, Robert (Bob) Dyer; mother and step-father, Jean and Bill Danley.

Jerry Lynn Hubbs, Jr.

Jerry Lynn Hubbs, Jr.-age 46 of Knoxville passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his home following a brief battle with cancer. He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church, Luttrell. Preceded in death by father, Jerry Lynn Hubbs, Sr.; mother, Joyce Bailey Cline; grandparents, Frank and Mary Bailey; granddaughter, Riley Hubbs.

Reverend Luther Cox

Reverend Luther Vineyard Cox – age 93 of Maynardville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was a lifelong member and former pastor of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Luther was retired from Dempster Brothers and was a United States Army Veteran serving in World II.

Lowell Edward George Sr.

Lowell Edward George, Sr., age 81 of Knoxville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:05 am with his family surrounding him. He was a longtime member of Central Baptist Church, Fountain City and lifelong resident of Knoxville. He was greatly loved by his family and all who knew him and was a father figure to many. Lowell is preceded in death by mother and father Eva and Tom Newberry.

Samuel Earl Hampton

Samuel “Sam” E. Hampton, age 70, formerly of Beckley, WV, passed away peacefully at home in Knoxville, TN on Thursday, July 4, 2019. He loved football and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns. He was also a lover of animals.
Survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharron Hampton and daughter Jennifer and her husband John Morris.
A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Mynatt Funeral Home Fountain City Chapel with Minister Brad Hood officiating.

Clarence Henegar

Clarence Henegar, age 85, lifelong resident of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord on July 3, 2019. He was a member of Salem Baptist Church for 50 years, and served as a deacon for 40 years. He was a graduate of Central High School, and went on to graduate from Cooper Institute. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 32 years of service. In his younger years he enjoyed bowling, and was an avid golfer. He was very well known in the dancing community. As a young man he enjoyed square dancing, and in later years, ballroom and country dancing.

Donald L. Fowler

Donald L. Fowler, age 80, of Knoxville passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019. He enjoyed spending time with his family and eating out. He is preceded in death by wife of 26 years Carol Fowler, parents; Hugh & Hester Fowler, brothers; Albert, Billy, Glenn and James, and by dog Peanut. He is survived by son Keith Fowler, brother Wilbur Fowler of Springfield, Tennessee and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Grove Heights Baptist Church (818 Frank Street Knoxville, TN). A service will follow at 4:00pm with Rev.

Lois Lee

Lois Ann Lee – age 67 of Maynardville, went to be with the Lord on July 2, 2019.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Lee; parents, Clarence and Dorothy Effler; sister, Linda Sexton; brothers, Bobby and Charlie Effler. Lois is survived by her daughter, Sheila (Kenneth) Lawler; son, Bobby (Tammy) Tharp; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Emma (Bill) Collins, Karen (Randy) Chamberlain and Gerri (Mark) Ford; brother, Sandy (Peggy) Effler; and a host of loving nieces and nephews and other family members.

Mickie D. Faulkner

Mickie D. Faulkner-age 43 of Corryton passed away Tuesday morning, July 2, 2019 at her home with her family by her side. She was a member of True Life Ministries Church. She was a loving and selfless person who loved to make others smile and be happy. She was preceded in death by father, George Lee Poindexter; mother, Anna B. Collins; sister, Lisa Poindexter.