Karen Michelle Abner-Boling-age 46 of Maynardville passed away Sunday morning, September 6, 2020 at home. She attended The House of God Worship Center, New Tazewell and was an assistant manager of the E Z Rental, Knoxville. Karen was a wonderful Mother and was loved by many. Preceded in death by father, William L. Abner.
Survivors: daughter, Shelby Nicole Howard and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth King, both of Knoxville; son, William Justin Goan of Maynardville, mother and step-father, Bea and Sam Lankford, Maynardville; brother, William L. Abner, Jr. and wife, Shonda of Seymour; sisters, Samantha Lankford of Alabama; Stacy Lankford of Loyall, Kentucky; Elizabeth Lankford of Maynardville. Nieces, Haley Abner and Chelsea Abner, nephew, Brayden Abner, all of Seymour.
Private funeral service 11 A.M. Thursday, September 10, 2020, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Bill Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at the Old Creech Cemetery, Wallins Creek, Kentucky. Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.
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.