David Samuel Beets

David Samuel Beets – age 39 of Augusta, Georgia, formerly of Knoxville, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, January 21, 2024. He is a member of Broken Outreach Ministries, Augusta Georgia.
Preceded in death by his father, Troy Michael Beets; grandmother, Beulah Joyce Vanbebber; grandfather, Charles Parker Evins.
Survived by his son, Trestin David Beets of Powell; mother, Teresa Burnette of Powell; siblings, Christopher Evins, Debra Williams and wife Amber Williams, Michael Ward; grandfather, Lee Roy Vanbebber; aunt and 2 uncles, David Evins, Billy and Karen Bailey; nieces and nephews, Timothy Carr III, Natalie Ward, Skylar Lewis, Lacy Ward, Michael Long Jr, Ni’chae Williams, Chris’lyn Ledbetter; best friend, Thomas Eubanks.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 6:00 pm to 7:00pm with a memorial service to follow at 7:00 pm at Cooke-Campbell Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the funeral home. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary in Maynardville.

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Mildred Lou Ryder, Andersonville, Tn

Ryder, Mildred Lou, age 88 of Andersonville, went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2024 at Tennova North. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She also loved to hand sew quilts. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oda & Gertie Ridenour Pike and her loving husband, Kenneth and 9 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons, Robin (Rhonda) Ryder, Kelvin (Debbie) Ryder and Rusty (Kelly) Ryder and her daughter Della (Scott) Heath. 9 Grand Children, 6 Great Grand Children and 2 Great Great Grand Children.

Gregory "Moon" Clifton Hunter

Gregory “Moon” Hunter – age 40 of Luttrell, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2024 at his home. Moon was a great friend and loved his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, chickens, fast cars, hunting ginseng, and just taking relaxing drives. He was loved by many and will forever be in our hearts. Preceded in death by his daughter, Kourtney Hunter; sister, Mesha Young; father, Rickey Hunter.

Janice Faye Beason

Janice (Lay) Beason-age 60 of Sharps Chapel passed away peacefully Saturday afternoon, February 24, 2024 at her home. She was a loyal, faithful member of Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Janice is preceded in death by her father, Sandy Lay.

Donald James D.J. Corum

Donald James “D.J.” Corum-age 45 of Luttrell went home to be with the Lord Thursday, February 22, 2024 at his home. D. J. loved his family and was very proud of his kids. Preceded in death by son, Dayton Corum; father-in-law: Bo Inklebarger; grandparents, Gene and Inez Hensley; grandmother, Naomi Corum.
Survivors: loving wife of 20 years, Comfort Corum; daughters, Aleigha Corum, Abby Corum; parents, Perry and Karen Corum; sister, Shonda Corum; brothers, Joshua Corum; Rev. Daniel Corum and wife, Lisa. Many nieces and nephews along with a host of friends.

Nicholas Trammell

Nicholas Tyler Trammell – age 25 of Powell, passed away February 18, 2024 in St. Paul. Minnesota. While Nick faced many difficult challenges, he never stopped being an audacious dreamer. His imagination and giddy laugh are the qualities most will recall.

James Herbert Bays

James Herbert Bays-86 of Maynardville went to be with the Lord Monday morning, February 19, 2024, at his home. He was of the Church of God faith. He enjoyed his long-time career as an over the road truck driver and had been to Canada, Mexico and every state except for Alaska. Preceded in death by his parents, Hayden and Lindy Bays; wives, Linda Darlene Bays and Bonnie Bays; children, Kathy Bays, Herbie Bays, Jerry Childress, David Childress, Angie Pollard; grandchildren, Misty Childress, Alex Childress, Kelley Childress, Josh Hunley; sisters, Maggie, Anne, Reba; brother, Esco Bays.

Herbert Clinton Fields

Herbert Clinton Fields-age 64 of Dalton, Georgia went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 17, 2024 at home while under the care of his daughter. He is preceded in death by wife, Rita Joyce (Redwine) Fields; parents, Eli Fields and Katie Juanita (Goforth) Fields; son, Scott Flowers; sisters, Tiny Ruth Pullen and husband, Mike; Virginia Allen Hughes and husband, B.J. Herbert loved hunting and fishing. He will be laid to rest with his loving wife by his side.

Loetta Galyon

Loetta Marie Galyon – age 58 of Maynardville, passed away peacefully February 15, 2024. Loetta is of the Pentecostal faith.

She is preceded in death by parents, James and Ruth Ellis; nephew, Anthony Goins and father-in-law, Robert Galyon. Loetta is survived by husband, Jeff Galyon; children, Leighann (Curtis) Cash, son, Nick Galyon; grandchildren, BriAnn, Amorett and Aminah; sister, Linda Fox; and many extended family members too numerous to mention.

Hoke Mynatt, Jr.

Hoke Lee “Porky” Mynatt, Jr. – age 78 of Knoxville, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2024 surrounded by his family. He was born October 18, 1945 to Attorney Hoke Lee Mynatt, Sr. and Grace Delana Barnett Mynatt. Hoke graduated from Houston Independent School district. In 1972 he graduated from Davidson Police Academy and went to work for the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. Hoke left the department in 1985. Upon moving to Houston, TX that same year he eventually went to work for Wackenhut Security Company where he worked in several positions including as a U. S.

Ruby Pointer

Ruby Jean Luttrell Pointer – age 75 of Knoxville, born January 18, 1949, left this world peacefully at her home surrounded by family on February 12, 2024. She was a Cosmetologist and loved styling hair for her customers from her home beauty shop for many years. Ruby was passionate about gardening and was a wonderful cook. She was a loving mom, nana, sister and friend.

Nancy Elizabeth Weaver

Nancy Elizabeth Weaver – age 50 of Corryton, went to be with the Lord Friday, February 9, 2024 at U.T. Medical Center with her family by her side. She was the owner/operator of Dano’s 8675, LLC, and was also the operator of Anderson Farms Catering, Corryton. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Nancy was a person who cared for others and was known to put others before herself.
Preceded in death by her father, William Houston Weaver; her life long partner, Danny Lewis Blaylock; brother-in-law, Timmy Bailey.

Teresa Jo Newman

Teresa Jo Newman-61 of Knoxville went to be with the Lord unexpectedly February 6, 2024. Teresa loved to cook and listen to classic country music. Preceded in death by her parents, Shirley Jean Franklin and William Edward Newman; son, Thomas Derek Huck.

She is survived by her daughter, Crystal Helton and husband, Matthew; brother, William Edward Newman and wife Ladonna; grandchildren, Brionna Huck, Zoey Huck, Thomas Huck and many other loving family members and friends.

Priscilla Jane Cox

Priscilla Jane Cox – age 49 of Maynardville, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare.
Preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Anna Lee (Smith) Bolden; sisters, Patricia Ann Bolden, Betty Jo Marie Goins.
Survived by her sons, Jacob Cooke and wife Cheyenne Marlow of Maynardville, Austin Cox; granddaughter, Myla Rayne Cooke; brother, James Smith and wife, Joyce of Tazewell, sisters, Mary Ann Kincaid, Sue Fullington; special nieces, Misty Collins, Christy Payne; several nieces and nephews along with a host of friends.

Johnnie Lee Beeler Jr.

Johnnie Lee Beeler Jr. — age 48 of Luttrell, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2024 at his home. He was of the Baptist Faith. Johnnie (Biggon) was a loving man who would do anything for anyone. He had a big heart. He loved his family, old cars and old music.
He was preceded in death by his father, Johnnie Lee Beeler sr.; mother, Dollie Sue Beeler (Muncey).
Survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Lora and Theodore (Kenny) Graves; son, Corey Beeler; niece, Kali Graves; nephew, Derek Graves; many aunts and uncles; special friend, Paul Richard.

Wilma Lou Tolliver

Wilma Lou Tolliver-88 of Sharps Chapel went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2024. Wilma was a retired schoolteacher of 44 years in the Union County School System. Preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow and Hettie Cole; sister, Jewell Edwards; niece, Marlene Godfrey; nephews, Marty Edwards, Mike Edwards.

She is survived by, Norm Tolliver; daughter, Jeannie Dyer and husband Dwight; grandchildren, Dylan Berry and wife Ashley, Dalton Berry; great grandchildren, Amelia and Cullen, Maylen Berry.

Joshua Randal Fletcher

Joshua Randal Fletcher-42 of Luttrell went to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, January 28, 2024. He was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church in Claiborne County. Preceded in death by his son, Christopher Tray Fletcher; grandparents, William and Frieda Fletcher, Charles and Evelina Mize, Farnum “Coot” Bolin; uncles, William “Jake” Fletcher, Jr., Floyd Fletcher, James Fletcher; aunt, Kathern Collins.