Ophelia Graves Washam Williams-age 85 of Luttrell gained her angel wings Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at her home. She was a lifetime member of Mountain View Church of God, Luttrell. She loved her Jesus, her family and to know her was to love her. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Bobby Washam and Doffise Williams, her parents, Theodore and Bonnie “Rouse” Graves along with four brothers.
Helen Jean Stroud Smith
Helen Jean Stroud Smith passed away peacefully on August 4, 2020, at Carrick Glen Senior Living in Mt. Juliet, TN. Helen was a lifelong resident of Knoxville until she moved to Lebanon in 2015. She is survived by daughters Jackie Andersen (Tricia), of Brownwood, TX, Jan Young, of Fort Myers, FL, and Jill Trapp (Wayne), of Lebanon, TN; grandchildren, Joshua Penery (Cynthia), Jodi Young (Austin), Jay Underwood (Marilyn), Joel Underwood; great-grandchildren, Hayden Underwood, Jaxson, Jayden and Josiah Penery; sister, Barbara Mustain (Bob); proud aunt to Sherri Goodman (Brian) and Chuck Grubb (Jane Anne); special friend and caregiver Julie Christian. Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Jim Stroud in 2002. She was blessed to have found love a second time with Charles Smith who passed in 2016. It was her honor to be a second Mom to Donna Ritter (Mike) and grandmother to Christopher, Trevor, and Michael (Skye) Ritter. Helen received many flowers while she was here in the form of love from her cherished friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org or to National Multiple Sclerosis Society at www.nationalmssociety.org/Donate. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mynattfh.com.
Shelma Jean Dunn, age 83 of Knoxville, passed away at her home on September 15, 2020. She was a member of Clapps Chapel United Methodist Church.
Preceded in death by parents, Clayton and Nellie Loope; sister, Mary Ruth Loope; brothers, Junior, Earl, Winfred, and Don Loope.
Debbie Wolfenbarger, age 62 of Powell, passed away September 16, 2020. Preceded in death by parents Nellie Rose and Willie Clark Arnold, sister Judith Johnson, brother Gary Arnold. Survived by husband Kenneth Lloyd Wolfenbarger Jr., brothers Greg (Joann) Arnold and Spencer Arnold, brother-in-law David Johnson, sister-in-law Kathy (Kirt) Senft; nephews Tyler Arnold, Brandon Seeber, Tim Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Robby Arnold, Scott Arnold, nieces Brittany Arnold Lett, Lexie Arnold, Ceati Seeber, and several great-nephews and nieces and other family members and acquaintances.
Edward Clayton Shipley “Ed” age 78 of Mascot passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020. Ed was a prominent business man and friend to many. He operated Ed Shipley Guttering for over 40 years. A member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Preceded in death by his parents Eston and Mildred Shipley; siblings Myra Ann Shipley, Jackie Ray Shipley, Barbara Ruth Cartwright, Melba Jean Ferguson.
Ola Mae Wilkerson, age 88 of Halls Crossroads, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Tennova North Medical Center. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents Oliff and Maggie Wilkerson, siblings Elizabeth, Sophie, Mildred, Teresa, Cecil, Holbert, Carl, and Bob Wilkerson, Geraldine Hansard, and Annabelle Lyons. Survived by son Terry (Angie) Wilkerson, siblings Helen Monroe, Ruth Martin, Pearl Wilkerson, Clifford (Charlotte) Wilkerson, and several nieces and nephews.