James E. Kessinger

James Edward Kessinger-age 88 of Washburn passed away suddenly Tuesday morning, February 16, 2021 at North Knoxville Medical Center. U. S. Army Veteran. He was a retired truck driver and loved to fish on Norris Lake and he enjoyed playing guitar with his friend, Billy Joe Nicely. Jim was a dual member of Powell Lodge #582 F & AM in Powell and Robinson-Plumb Lodge #266 in Kentucky. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite in Louisville, Kentucky and a Shriner. He was preceded in death by parents, Slaughter Francis and Bertha Ann Kessinger; son, Wesley Kessinger.

Survivors: wife, Ruth Mihaltian Kessinger; sons, Andy Kessinger, Sandy Kessinger; daughter, Robin Kessinger.

Cremation has been chosen and no local services are planned. The cremains will be returned to Ohio for burial. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

Obituary

Obituary of James C. Anderson

James C. Anderson age 50 of Blaine passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at his home. He worked along side his dad, Bill Anderson and his nephew, Ty Hunley with Anderson Pump Service for many years. A 16-year veteran of the Blaine Volunteer Fire Department, James was best described as the guy who will go the last mile for you. A true hero that was always willing to help anyone, anywhere, anytime. He also enjoyed hunting and camping.

Carolyn Whitson Savage

Carolyn (Whitson) Savage-age 76 of Maynardville passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021 at her home surrounded by family. She was a member of Luttrell Baptist Church since 1988 and a retired employee of Union County School Systems. Preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Elsie Whitson; siblings, Shirley Monroe, Don Whitson, Danny Whitson; infant son, Robert Gregory and son-in-law, Charles Oliver.

LouAnn Jarvis

LouAnn McKinney Jarvis-age 86 of Washburn went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Island Home Healthcare. She was a member of Mount Eager Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Hubert and Clara McKinney; husband, Clay Jarvis; son, Allen Jarvis; sister, Eileen Buckner; brother, Ralph McKinney.
She leaves behind her daughter-in-law, Patricia Jarvis; granddaughter, Lori (Ronnie) Clay; great-granddaughters, Kalee and Emily; sisters-in-law, Ruth Thomas and Easter Mincey. Several nieces and nephews. Special friends, Larry, Bonnie and Cody Lay.

Eddie J V Buckner

Eddie J. V. Buckner-age 72 of Luttrell. After a two-year battle with cancer. He fought a good fight and his battle was won 1 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 when he went to be with the Lord. He was a loving husband, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a member of Ailordale Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Cecil Buckner; sister Loretta Beeler, Faye Williams, Margaret Arnwine and his beloved grandson, Nathan Buckner.

Paul A. Mynatt

Paul Aldon Mynatt, age 90, happily reunited with his beautiful and beloved wife, Betty Jane Muncey Mynatt, in Heaven on February 24, 2021. They were happily married for 45 years and will now be together for all eternity praising Jesus their Savior and their Heavenly Father God. He was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church, Luttrell, TN. Preceded in death was the love of his life Betty; parents Charles and Sarah Jane Mynatt; sister Nellie Frasier; and brothers Elbert and Hubert Mynatt; son-in-law, Larry Baker.

Everett Junior Patrick

Everett Junior Patrick-age 77 of Luttrell passed away suddenly Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at his home. Funeral services 2 P.M. Friday, February 26, 2021, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Steven Rondeau officiating. Interment will follow at Dyer Cemetery, Luttrell. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

Ruth Mihaltian

Ruth Dell Mihaltian-age 92 of Washburn passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at North Knoxville Medical Center.

She will be cremated and the ashes returned to Ohio for burial. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

Joseph Francis Reihl

Joseph Francis Reihl-age 73 of Knoxville passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Parkwest Medical Center. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran.
Cremation is planned with interment at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery on John Sevier Highway, Knoxville.

Karen Hensley Brown

Karen Hensley Brown-age 52 of Maynardville passed away Sunday morning, February 21, 2021 at Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of Jim Town Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Larry E., Sr. and Carolyn Kitts Hensley; brother, Larry E. Hensley, Jr.
Survivors: husband, Tony Brown; daughters, Kasey (Doug) Crawford, Ashley (Ryan) Brown; step-daughter, Amanda (Jay) Thomas; son, Shane (Megan) Brown; grandchildren, Trina Crawford, Jase Crawford, Vincin Kingrey, Jacob Thomas, Mason Thomas, Josh Thomas, Bella Thomas and one on the way.

Cecil D. Helton

Cecil D. “Dob” Helton-age 88 of Washburn took his Heavenly flight to be with the Lord 11:19 P.M. Friday, February 19, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong member of Elm Springs Missionary Baptist Church where he served as a deacon since 1988 and spent his life helping others as well as his dedication to serving the Lord. He was preceded in death by parents, Anderson and Mary Jane Helton along with eight brothers and three sisters.