Rickey Eugene Ray

Rickey Eugene Ray-age 60 of Luttrell passed away Sunday morning, October 13, 2019 at the home of his sister. Preceded in death by wife, Tammy Nicely Ray; parents, Harvey and Minnie Ray; brothers, R. H. Ray, Jr.; Silas Walter Sweat; sister, Kathy Kay Bell.

Survivors: son, Rickey Ray, Jr. and wife, Emily of Blaine; daughter, Samantha Bell and husband, Kenneth of Luttrell; three grandchildren, Avery Ray, Hannah and Elizabeth Bell; one great-grandchild, Eli. Sisters, Carolyn Coffing of Corryton; Pat Hughes and husband, Larry of Lafayette, Indiana. Several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends 5-7 P.M. Wednesday, October 16, 2019 with funeral service to follow 7 P.M. Wednesday, Cooke-Campbell Mortuary Chapel, Rev. Greg Hurst officiating with music by Sandra White. Interment 11 A.M. Thursday, October 17, 2019, Dyer Cemetery, Powder Springs. Family and friends may meet at the funeral home at 10 A.M. Thursday to go in the funeral procession. Pallbearers: Rodney Collins, Chris Collins, Mark Bell, Mike Bell, Travis Bell, Mitchell Majors, John Shoffner. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Cooke-Campbell Mortuary, Maynardville.

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Stephen James Hurst

Stephen James Hurst-age 64 of Maynardville born May 29, 1955 passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at North Knoxville Medical Center. He served his country and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. Preceded in death by mother, Mary Nell Hurst; grandparents, H. M. “Smitty” and Rebon Smith; Fred and Zola Hurst.

Survivors: father, James Hurst; sister, Vera Collins and husband, Allen all of Maynardville; nephew, Matthew Collins; niece, Sarah Craze and husband, Daniel Craze and children, Jackson Houston and Chloe Craze. Best friend, Reid Bridges.

Velma Tarr Nicley Clark

Velma Tarr Nicley Clark-age 89 of Maynardville passed away Thursday morning, November 14, 2019 at her home. She was a member of Mt. Eager Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, William Henry and Ava Francie Schlining; husband, Luther Paul Nicley.

Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Junior and Mary Tarr of Maynardville; special friend, James Nicley of Maynardville.

Teddy M. Todd, Sr.

Ted Todd, Sr.-age 79 of Maynardville passed away peacefully at his home while surrounded by family and loved ones Sunday, November 10, 2019. He was born May 30, 1940 to the late Marshall Todd and Geneva Todd Swindle. He was a member of Grace Full Gospel Baptist Church, Corryton where he served as a Deacon. Ted was also a member of Waverly Lodge No. 615, Martinsville, Indiana where he joined in 1962 and always remained a member in good standing with Indiana Freemasonry.

Randy Leo Relford

Randy Leo Relford-age 61 of Sharps Chapel passed away Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. He was born February 3, 1958, one of fifteen children of the late Clifton and Ima (Wright) Relford. He was also preceded in death by half-brother, Clarence Evans; brothers, Bill Wright, Terry, Gary and Darrell Relford; sisters, Phyllis Thompson, Mary Ann and Darlene Relford.

Margaret "Maggie" Vera Parker

Margaret “Maggie” Vera Parker, age 12 weeks, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. She was the 1,274th ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) patient and she fought for weeks to stay on earth with her family while waiting for a heart transplant. She will be deeply missed by her family who treasures what time they had with Maggie. Preceded in death by grandfather Dan Parker.

Arlie Wayne Davis

Arlie Wayne Davis – age 71 of Luttrell, passed away at his home November 8, 2019 and is now in the care of his Heavenly Father. He was a devoted father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed by his children and grandchildren and all who knew and loved him.

Jerry Lynn Simmons Sr.

Jerry Lynn Simmons Sr., age 83, was called home by his Lord and Savior on November 5, 2019. He worked over 40 years in construction and land surveying. He was a man of integrity and deeply loved his wife of 61 years. They were inseparable and an inspiration to all who knew them. He traveled all over the country and shared life’s adventures on the farm and lake house. Jerry was a wonderful man with a sweet spirit, and he was an amazing daddy, pops, and papaw.

Roy Vaughn Graves, Jr.

Roy Vaughn Graves, Jr. – 68 of Maynardville, went to his eternal home, November 4, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. He was a member of Hansard Chapel Methodist Church. His new life has begun, a life that will never know sickness, disease, sorrow or loss again. He is finally healed and made whole. Vaughn was so grateful for all his family and friends that were so supportive of him through the good and the hard times. He was owner and manager of Union Parts and Equipment in Maynardville for over 30 years, but his true legacy is his family, who he loved deeply.