Reva Rosenbalm, 96, Claxton, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. She was a member of Old Pleasant Gap Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: Husband, Fletcher Rosenbalm; daughter, Patsy Rosenbalm; son, Conice Rosenbalm; grandson, Bradley Thompson; and great-grandson, Benjamin Jacob Davidson. Survived by: Sons and daughters-in-law, Kyle and Nancy Wires of Memphis, Larry and Helen Rosenbalm of Claxton; daughter, Joyce Rosenbalm of Claxton; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and two more due in 2019; brother, H.C. Ridenour; son-in-law, Larry Vinyard; and daughter-in-law, Eve Clarkson; special friends, Bruce and Lisa Crowley and Wayne Webb. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, in the Clinton Chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home with a service to follow with Chaplain Mark Kitts and Brother Austin Crowley officiating. Family and friends will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the funeral home and proceed to Piney Grove Baptist Church in Heiskell for a graveside service at 3 p.m. with Brother Larry Rosenbalm officiating.


Emogene Dalton, 92, Norris, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born Oct. 22, 1926, in Barbourville, Ky., to the late Henry and Bertha Prichard Partin. Emogene was a charter member of First Baptist Church of Norris. She was known by many outside of the family as “Mema.” Emogene enjoyed her Friday lunches with her friends. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by: Husband, Clyde E. Dalton; brothers and sisters. Survived by: Children, Ray Dalton (Peggy), Sam Dalton (Ginger), Pam Robbins (John) and Susan Mayes (Steve); grandchildren, Tim Dalton (Doris), Ami Hartsock (Chad), Josh Dalton (Cortnie), Matthew Dalton (Maggie), Erin Dalton(special friend Andrew Gibbons), Beth Irvin (Paul), Emily Kuhn (Zak), Laurel Cooley (Les), Joel Mayes (Jennifer); great-grandchildren, Evie, Isaac, Kaylin, Anslie, Arlo, Madalyn, Max, Grace, Rebecca, Simon, Mason, Ada, Madison, Mallory, Elijah and Elena; sister, Wanda Bryant. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Norris First Baptist Church with the funeral service to follow with the Rev. David Seeber officiating. Interment will follow at Norris Memorial Garden. The family would like to thank the staff at Meadow View for their love and care.


Audra Reedy, 91, Powell, passed Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at home. Ms. Audra was born April 23, 1927, to Sally and Roy Bunch of Frost Bottom. She was a founding member of Norwood Church of Christ; she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and water skiing. Mrs. Reedy was an active D.A.R. member along with being part of the First Families of Tennessee organization. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Reedy is survived by: Husband, Vernon Reedy of Powell; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Ronald Presley of Ten Mile; son Michael Reedy of Powell; two grand-daughters and their husbands, Shea and Jason Crabtree of Decatur, and Amber and Todd Culpepper of Knoxville; four great-grandchildren, Cole, Luke and Tanner Crabtree and Bryce Culpepper; many nieces and nephews along with other family and friends. Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, with a funeral service to follow, which Pastor Bob Cowles and Associate Pastor Justin Pratt co-officiated, at Norwood Church of Christ, 6001 Central Avenue Pike, Knoxville. The Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Woodhaven Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, 160 Edgemoor Road, Powell. To share your thoughts and condolences please go to Woodhaven Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens are honored to serve the Reedy Family.


The heavens received another angel Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, when they called Elizabeth Mitchell home. Elizabeth was born on Aug. 9, 1927, to Carter and Lucille Murrell in Newport, Ky. Elizabeth was 91 years young and formerly lived in Rocky Top and LaFollette. Elizabeth passed away peacefully with her daughter, Gail, by her side. Elizabeth was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend and never met a stranger. She loved to fish and was once featured on the cover of a fishing magazine for catching a record size bass while living in Ohio. She loved to cook and garden and was known by her family as the QVC/HSN Jewelry Queen because of her love of jewelry. When she first moved to assisted living her family had to block the shopping channels from her phone because she was ordering jewelry and having it delivered to her apartment on a daily basis. She brought much love and laughter to everyone who knew her and will be dearly missed! She was preceded in death by: Parents, Carter and Lucille Murrell; husband, Nelson Mitchell; sisters, Diane Brown and Virginia Davidson; brothers, Paul Murrell and John Holland; and step-sons, Tommy White and Ernie Mitchell. She is survived by: Daughters, Gail Harmon (Archie) of Clinton, Deanne Strickland (Gene) of Washington, and Jeannie Mitchell of Knoxville; sister, Betty Ivanyi grandchildren, Xavier Harmon, Alexandria Miller, Kevin Glandon, Robbie Glandon, Becky Courtney, Jody Courtney, Lee Mitchell and Stacy Mitchell; several great-grandchildre; and numerous nieces and nephews; special family friends, Darlene and Cindy Murphy and Lou Claiborne. The family would like to thank the staff at NHC Oak Ridge for the love and care they provided Elizabeth. Family will receive friends at the Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton Saturday, Nov, 17, 2018, from 11 a.m. - noon with the funeral immediately following with Frank Dawson officiating the service. Burial will be at Powell Valley Cemetery in Lafollette Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 1:30 p.m.


Emma Sue Bumgardner, 75, Lake City, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. Sue was born Nov. 1, 1943, in Lake City to the late James E. and Birdie Mae (Armstrong) Marlow. Sue was a faithful member of Shultz Hollow Baptist Church until her illness prevented her from attending. Sue loved being surrounded by her family, friends and loved her dog "Buttons." She often opened her home for social get-togethers with singing and fellowship. Sue enjoyed working in her flower garden, cooking, baking and was known to make the best chicken and dumplins in three counties. In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by: Husbands, of 20 years George Brown, of 12 years Bill Bumgardner; children, Glenna Ruth Byrge, Michael Brown; brothers, Arnold, Tom, Carl, J.D., Charlie, Clyde, Eugene; sisters, Willa Mae, Gladys, LeOpal, Cloia; son-in-laws, Ronnie Gross, Butch Wilson Survivors: Children, Teresa Gross and special friend Tim Wilson, Brenda Wilson, Brian Brown and wife Sandra; daughter-in-law, RoseAnn Brown; grandchildren, Nathan and D.J. Wilson, Haley and Sarah Brown, Heather Phillips and husband Brad, Krystine, Trysta and Abi Brown; great-grandchildren, Sierra and Sydnee Wilson, Alyvia and Kayleigh Phillips, Kaiden and Lacey Mozingo; great-great-children, Aubree Wilson; special friend, Tim Wilson; special friend and caregiver, Bertha Hawkins. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. The funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Glen Marlow and the Rev. Charlie Mac Marlow officiating. Friends and family will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, to go in funeral procession to the Oak Grove Cemetery for a 10:30 a.m .graveside service. You may also view Sue’s guestbook online at Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements.


Alene Patterson Norman, 89, Heiskell, passed away Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at her residence after a long illness. She was born and raised in the Blowing Springs Community. She was a longtime member of Blowing Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: Parents, Chris and Dona Roach; four brothers, Roy Roach, Vaughn Roach, William R. Roach, and James C. Roach; sister, Helen Ensley; former husband, Mallie Patterson Jr. (with whom they had five children together); second husband, Dwain Norman; son, Larry Patterson; daughter, Sharon Robert; great grandson, Kevin Todd Cox. She is survived by: Sons, Steve Patterson of Heiskell, Jeff Patterson and wife Donna of Heiskell, David Patterson of Springfield; grandson, Jason and Kari Davis of Gulfport, Miss.; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins whom were special family to her, and many friends and special childhood friends that a special bond was never broken, “Your Friend Forever.” The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services to follow in the chapel. Her graveside will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at Blowing Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


William “Richard” VanVeckhoven, born May 6, 1943, passed away Nov. 1, 2018 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Richard was a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton. He was a proud Air Force Veteran who loved fishing, golfing, LSU college sports, and most of all his family. Preceded in death by: Parents, Otto and Mittie VanVeckhoven; siblings, Ted and Darrnell VanVeckhoven. He is survived by: Wife, Brenda Cook VanVeckhoven; children, Richard Gregg VanVeckhoven (Tammy), Russell Wayne VanVeckhoven (Dana), Angela Denise VanVeckhoven, Karen Ridenour, Kimberly Elledge (Don) and Bobby Ridenour Jr. (Sharon); grandchildren, Lane, Lora, Leah, Abigail, Ashlyn, Cody, Caitlyn, Meagan, Bobby III, Cassidy and Landon; great-grandchildren, Addison, Caleb, Alexis and Easton; Second Baptist Church family and Open Door Baptist family in Denham Springs, La.; a host of special friends and other family. The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in the Chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home, Clinton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Second Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Garden with full military honors presented by the Campbell County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Down Syndrome Awareness Group of East Tennessee, P.O. Box 53575 Knoxville, TN 37950 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.


Carolyn Sue Wellman, 80, Lake City, passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at her residence. Carolyn was born Feb. 22, 1939, to the late Wilbur David Grubaugh and Mariah Eloise Lewis Grubaugh. Carolyn enjoyed shopping, coloring, her dogs, and getting her hair done. Carolyn loved spending time with her family and friends. Survivors: Sons, David Wellman of Indiana, Bobby Wellman of Indiana; daughter, Kimberly Ford of Indiana; sisters, Debbie and Joe Fauver of Lake City, Barbara Murray of Deer Lodge, Pat Thompson of Portage, Ind.; nieces, Tonya Fauver of Lake City, Erica Phillips of Lake City, Tammy Justice of Lake City; nephew, Erik Fauver of Lake City; great-nieces, Kaylee Phillips, Lacey Phillips, Bailey Phillips, Elizabeth Justice, Hailey Justice; great-nephew, Austin Justice; grandchild, Crystal Rosembaum. Visitation will be from noon - 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City with the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating. Interment to follow the funeral service at the Norris Memorial Gardens in Clinton. You may also view Carolyn’s guestbook online at Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements.