Jesse Clive “J. C.” Cox-age 75 of Sharps Chapel passed away peacefully Friday, April 3, 2020 at his home in Maynardville. He enjoyed gardening, building furniture and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by son, Anthony Dale Cox; parents, Sillis and Ollie Cox; four brothers, three sisters.
Joshua Richard Gaskins
Josh Richard Gaskins was born September 10, 1991 in Taylor County, KY to Richard E. and Diane Helm Gaskins of Green County. He departed this life Sunday, February 9, 2020 in Maynardville, Tennessee, having attained the age of twenty-eight years, four months and twenty-nine days.
Josh was a 2010 graduate of Green County High School. He enjoyed playing with his kids, coon hunting, demolition derby cars, welding and riding the backroads, listening to music and hanging out with his friends. He is preceded in death by one son: Maverick Gaskins, one sister: Brittany Gaskins, grandparents: Phillip and Wanda Gaskins and Avery and Etta Helm and great grandfather: Paul Gaskins.
Besides his parents, he is survived by one son and two daughters: Jeremy and Cardin Gaskins of Maynardville, Tenn., and Sofia Goss Gaskins of Corbin, KY, great grandmother: Charlene Gaskins of Columbia, one brother and one sister: Jon and Jennifer Gaskins and Percilla Gaskins and Jairyd Smith of Greensburg, special girlfriend: Alexandria Kingrey of Maynardville, Tennessee, special aunt: Phyllis Gaskins of Columbia and special niece: Avereigh Gaskins of Greensburg plus a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Josh Gaskins will be conducted 1 p.m. Central Time Saturday, February 15 at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg with Bro. Shane Gaskins officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbia Cemetery in Columbia, Kentucky.
Visitation is requested from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Central Time, Friday, February 14, 2020 and after 7 a.m. Central Time Saturday morning at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home.
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home for the funeral expenses.
Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home, 209 W. Court Street, Greensburg, Kentucky 42743 in charge.
Local arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
Corporal Tyler Dwight Beeler (U. S. Marine Corps)-age 24 of Washburn and Oak Ridge, born August 8, 1995 passed away suddenly Sunday, March 22, 2020 in Beaufort, South Carolina where he was stationed with the Marine Corps. He had professed faith in Jesus Christ. Tyler was former employee of Lowes Home Improvement, Knoxville and was a graduate of Washburn High School, class of 2014. Throughout Corporal Beeler’s Marine career, he was stationed at many locations around the world; including Japan, Thailand, Norway as well as the U. S.
Floyd Earl Ridenour-age 75 of Maynardville passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at his home. He is a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the U. S. Army in 2002 as a Sergeant First Class. He was a Christian and had been baptized. Preceded in death by parents, Plumer and Lydia (Snodderly) Ridenour.
Survivors: wife of 50 years, Jennifer N. (Smith) Ridenour; daughter, Feleica Ridenour; grandson, Zachary Bridges, all of Maynardville; son, Jeff Ridenour of Knoxville; brother, John Paul Ridenour of Halls; sister, Wanda Faye Bruner of Maynardville. Several nieces and nephews.
Sharon Ann Dykes – 68 of Sharps Chapel, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 31, 2020. She was a member of Blue Springs Baptist Church. Sharon loved to quilt and make handmade crafts.
She is preceded in death by her father, Herbert Lynch and niece, Marnie Graham. Sharon is survived by her husband, Warren Dykes; children, Todd (Rená) and Trevor Dykes; mother, Velma Lynch; sister, Kay (A. C.) Tolliver; and mother-in-law, Maggie Dykes.
Evaline J. Jessee, age 86 of Morning Pointe in Tullahoma and formerly of Union County, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday March 31, 2020 at Tennova Healthcare - Harton in Tullahoma. Mrs. Jessee was born on September 19, 1933 in Hawkins County, Tennessee to the late Daniel Craft and Elsie Barrett Jeter. She was a University of Tennessee graduate with a Bachelors degree in Home Economics, and worked as a third grade teacher at Maynardville Elementary for over 30 years. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Union County Retired Teachers.
Ginger Juanita (Johnson) Bailey-age 68 of LaFollette passed away suddenly Monday, March 30, 2020 at her home. She was a retired employee of Davidson County Sheriff’s Department. Preceded in death by parents, Lewis and Nita Johnson; sister, Connie Cassiano.
Survivors: daughter, Tiffany Fox and husband, David of Clinton; grandson, Drew Fox and wife, Jessie of Cleveland, TN, great-granddaughter, Brelynn Fox; granddaughter, Grace Fox of Clinton; brothers, Larry and Tommy Johnson, both of Nashville.
Doyle Douglas Eastridge-age 74 of Sharps Chapel passed into the arms of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ Thursday, March 26, 2020 while surrounded by his loving family. He fought a long hard battle with cancer for five years, but came out a winner on the other side. He was a member of the former Big Sinks Baptist Church, Sharps Chapel and a retired employee of Union County Highway Department. He is reunited with his loving wife of 41 years, Helen Rowe Eastridge; parents, Arbra and Lucy (Cook) Eastridge; brothers, (Infant) Lonnie, Bill, Fred, Clyde Eastridge and Walter Cook.
James Alan Brummitt-age 57 of Maynardville passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at his home. He was a member of The Church of Christ, Hickory Valley Road. Alan was the owner/operator of James Brummitt Construction Company and has a host of caring and loyal employees and friends. He was preceded in death by parents, father, James W. (Bill) Brummitt and mother, Marjorie L. Brummitt; brother, Andrew Joseph (Joe) Brummitt.
Silva M. “Polly” Kitts Tharpe-age 95 of Maynardville, born June 16, 1924 passed away Monday morning, March 23, 2020 at North Knoxville Medical Center. She was a member of Nave Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by nine children; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with many other family members and a host of friends.