Melvin Corum – age 78 of Maynardville, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife of 60 years by his side on Saturday, September 15, 2018. He was a member of Fellowship Christian Church in Luttrell. He especially loved the yearly fall festival and The Life of Christ drive thru exhibit. Melvin was a dirt track race car driver and won many championship races during his career. His latest hobby was restoring vintage cars and trucks.
Curtis Bert Fleenor
CURTIS BERT “CURTIE BERT” FLEENOR, 63 of Maynardville, TN formerly of Brandon, FL passed away unexpectedly & into the presence of the Lord on Sunday, April 15, 2018. He was born on September 16, 1954 in Louisville, KY, the firstborn son of Lawrence Bert Fleenor & Mary Jhalia Stewart who preceded him in death. A brother, Richard Scott also preceded him in death. His step-father whom he loved like a father, Francis Eggers, survives.
Curtis was a very talented residential & commercial painter. He had painted homes of some of South Tampa’s elite families. Later he began his career with Hillsborough County Facilities Mgt. until his retirement. Curtis loved the Lord Jesus; accepted Him as His Lord & Savior at an early age & would spent hours talking about the Lord while quoting many Bible scriptures & telling stories.
He was also a gifted Country music singer who loved BJ Thomas & Glenn Campbell’s gospel music. He spent a lot of time singing karaoke at different venues or at home for his family.
He was an avid fisherman & learned how to tie some of the fanciest knots & he made his own jigs. The SkyWay Bridge was his favorite place to fish & he spent many hours there with family & friends.
On April 5, 1974 he married the love of his life, Cindy Curry Fleenor, who survives. In the good times & bad, he pledged his love for his wife always & to anyone. He is also survived by his loving daughters, Kelley Aljumaily (Damon Ali) & Shanna Acres (Jeffrey); & his sons, Shawn Fleenor (Michelle) & Curtis(CJ) Fleenor Curry (Emily).
He had 12 grandchildren whom he loved dearly, Mikayla Walters(Marcus); Christian Fleenor; John(JC) & Destiny Fortner; Nicole, Jeffrey & Jason Acres; Hannah, Jeffrey, Briseis & Gabriella Aljumaily & Peter Fleenor.
Six great children that he was so proud of, Mylah & Carson Walters; Kaylarain & Lonnie Jace Fleenor & Audrie Quinn & Evelyn Fortner.
He has 5 surviving siblings, Debra Wood; Morgan Fleenor(Edna); Sandy Dentmon(Terry); Earl Oakes (Robin) & Terry Scott. He has an Aunt Norma & many cousins (Jan; Gilda; Randy; Michael & Aleisha) in Pennington Gap, VA that he dearly loved.
He is also survived by his very best friend who he considered a brother Robert (Bobby) Dumis. Most Sundays were spent watching Nascar Races or Chicago Cub Baseball with Bobby; Jeff & Dino. He will be sorely missed by them.
His rescue Jack Russell Terrier who he named “Honey Bun” will miss her Daddy too.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Florida.
Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
Glen C. Carmon, Sr.-age 72 of Maynardville passed away Monday morning, September 17, 2018 at Willow Ridge Center. Glen was a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a U. S. Army Veteran. Preceded in death by parents, Thurman and Hester Carmon; brother, Ed Carmon; sister, Ina Carmon.
Survivors: son, Carroll Carmon of Maynardville; daughter, Jennifer Buckner and husband, Tony of Luttrell; three grandchildren, Kali Buckner, Caleb Carmon and Christian Carmon; sisters, Mary Campbell, Marie Johnson and Betty Williams, all of Maynardville. Several nieces and nephews.
George “Dave” David Murphy, Sr., age 63, of Powell went to be with the Lord on September 16, 2018. He was a member of Central View Baptist Church. He enjoyed farming, raising pigs, and working. He adored his grandchildren. He loved helping people, as he would give you his last of anything. He was a selfless man of God. Preceded in death by parents Hobert and Christine Murphy; and brother Phillip Murphy. Survived by his wife of 45 years Kathy Murphy; children David Murphy, Jr.
Ermon T. Bullen, Jr.-May 2, 1932-Sept 14, 2018 of Corryton, known by everyone as Junior Bullen originally from Washburn, born to the late Ermon T. Bullen, Sr and Hila Johnson Bullen. Preceded in death by the love of his life of 58 years, Mildred Marsee Bullen. Junior was an Army Veteran and retired maintenance man from Claiborne County Hospital. He also loved traveling with Mamaw, watching grandkids and great grandkids at sporting events, plays and such and faithfully attended church where he was a member at Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Carl Edward Fielden, age 84 of Halls Crossroads, peacefully entered into his eternal rest in the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on September 15, 2018. Saved by God's merciful grace as a young man, Carl was a faithful member of Emory Valley Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Air Force, honorably. He retired from Fairmont Supply located in Nashville, Tennessee. Preceded in death by parents Hobert and Amy Fielden, son Greg Fielden, all of Heiskell, sister Ann Tudor of Manchester, sister Geneieve Humphrey and brother Rev. Glen Fielden, all of Knoxville.
Raymond Eugene Clark age 71, of Knoxville went to be with with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. He was a member of Texas Valley Baptist Church. Raymond lived most of his life in the Halls Community and was an avid sports fan of all Halls community and school sports teams. He was often thought of as the Honorary “Mayor” and Cheerleader of the Halls Community. Preceded in death by parents; Jack Raymond and Allene Wooten Clark. Survivors; sisters, Rosalee Clark Highland and Diane Clark Woods. Brother; Phillip David Clark.
James Warren "J.W." Hughes, age 82, of Halls Crossroads went to his heavenly home, Thursday morning, surrounded by his family. He was a member of Fairview Freewill Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and retired from Jefferson Smurfit Corp. J.W. loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing and camping.
He is preceded in death by parents, C.M and Mary Hughes; and brother-in-law, Leon Spangler.
Mitchell Elvis Kitts-age 62 of Luttrell passed away suddenly Saturday, September 8, 2018 while away in Florida for work.
Mitchell was a Journeyman painter who took pride in his craft. He was employed by Larry Mitchell Painting Company. Over the years he coached his son’s youth baseball teams in the Knoxville Area. He was an avid fisherman and loved spending time with his boys on the lake.
Myrtle Anne Covington-age 59 of Sevierville passed away Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Physicians Regional Medical Center with her husband by her side. Those who knew Ann will remember her kindness and sense of humor. She was a member of Walnut Hill Baptist Church.
Velma Lozena Dyer Davis, age 87, born at home on April 9, 1931 in Luttrell, TN and passed away on September 8, 2018 after losing her battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She retired from Standard Knitting Mill. Velma was a member of Greenway Baptist Church for over 60 years and a member of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class. She loved her garden, especially picking and canning her green beans. Her life was spent caring for other people, especially her family who she loved with all her heart.