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.

He is preceded in death by father and mother, Garlin C. and Alva Hatmaker Bridges; brother-in-law, Daniel Warwick; father and mother-in-law, Irby and Ruth Sharp Monroe. Don is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia “Pat” Bridges; son, Don Reid Bridges; daughter, Delores Collingsworth and husband, Terry; granddaughters, Amanda Bridges and friend, Rick Story and Leah Collingsworth; grandson, Caleb Bridges and wife, Chanda; sister, Martha Bridges Warwick; niece, Keely Riddle and husband, Joseph; nephew, Drew Warwick and wife Courtney; great nieces, Daisy Jo and J. J. Riddle, Carleigh and Finleigh Warwick; great nephew, Tucker Warwick; and sister-in-law, Catherine Monroe and husband, Bob.

The family will receive friends, Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Trinity Funeral Home from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service following with Reverend John Teffeteller officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, c/o Kerbela Shrine, 315 Mimosa Ave., Knoxville, TN 37920 or Union County Historical Society, P. O. Box 95, Maynardville, TN 37807. Trinity Funeral Home, LLC, Maynardville, has the honor to serve the family of Don Bridges. 865-992-5002 www.trinityfuneralhome.net

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Isaac Carson Stout

Isaac Carson Stout-age 94 of Luttrell passed away Tuesday evening, May 26, 2020 at his home. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II. Preceded in death by son, Garry Stout; parents, J. R. and Roma Hill Stout; brother, Vernon Stout.
Survivors: wife, Shirley Stout of Luttrell; son, Ricky Carson Stout of Oklahoma; daughter, Sheryl Stout of California. Four grandchildren. Brother, Harold Dean Stout of California. Several nieces, nephews and friends.

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 passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at U. T. Medical Center. 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.