DORIS ANN STOOKSBURY
Doris Ann Stooksbury, 75, Andersonville, peacefully passed away Friday morning, March 31, 2017, at her home.
She joins her son Philip (Phil) Smiddy ,who passed away in 2004.
Doris was preceded in death by: Parents, Marvin and Dorothy Davis; and grandson, David Spoon.
She is survived by: Husband, Charles; step-daughters, Pam (Greg) Crawford, Diane (Avery) Johnson; step-granddaughters, Tracie (Bruce) Schlittler, and Carrie Stooksbury.
She is also survived by: Grandchildren, Josh (Regina) Wilson, Lyndsay (Matthew) McGhee, Heather (Matthew) Carroll, Allison Crawford Baylis, Haleigh (Ryan) Miller and Jonathan Tucker; step-grandchildren, Kayla and Ty Pozza, Raymond Floyd, Nikki Kline, Anthony, Dustin, Christian and Cody Stooksbury; and great-grandchildren, Mia, Konner and Kooper Baylis, Parker and Deacon McGhee, Shelby and Dakota Carroll, and Aiden MIller.
The family wishes to thank Amber Gunter for her companionship and care.
The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home followed by a memorial service. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Doris Stooksbury.
TONY L. HALE
Tony L. Hale, 81, Andersonville, passed away at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge April 1, 2017.
He was born to Milos and Dove Hale of Union County on July 21, 1935. He graduated from Horace Maynard High School with a baseball scholarship to the University of Tennessee. He transferred with a full scholarship in baseball to Lincoln Memorial University where he received his bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry. He was enlisted in the 6th Army Veterinary Corps, serving as a chemist at the Oakland, Calif., Army terminal. He obtained his Master’s Degree plus 45 hours in education from Union College. He started his career at Big Ridge Elementary School as a teaching principal. He then came to Anderson County School system as the chemistry/biology teacher at Norris High School. While employed in the Anderson School System he was principal at Norris Elementary, Glen Alpine Junior High, and Norris High School, finishing with 20 years as Principal at Clinton Senior High School. He retired with a total of 37 years in Education.
Preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by: Wife of 59-1/2 years, Kate Burnside Hale; son, Scott Hale (Cindy); daughter, Lora Treece (Danny); grandchildren, Chad Hale (Nikki), Cayci Perry (Daniel). Jonathan Treece; great-grandchildren, Bryzen and Brylee Hale; sisters, Katherine Riddle (Glen), Rita Coker of Maryville; brother and sister-in-law, Mo and Patty Burnside of Middlesboro, Ky.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. His funeral service will follow in the chapel with the Rev. Lance Hitt officiating. His burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017, at Norris Memorial Garden.
Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.
MR. THOMAS ‘TOMMY’ ALLEN BROOKS SR.
Mr. Thomas “Tommy” Allen Brooks Sr., 65, Oak Ridge, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017.
Mr. Brooks was a nurse at NHC Oak Ridge and was of the Baptist Faith.
Preceded in death by: Parents, James and Marian Brooks; sisters, Mary Ellis and Beatrice Carroll; and brothers, Sonny and Joe Brooks.
Survived by: Wife, Terri Lynn Brooks of Oak Ridge; sons, Thomas Brooks Jr. and wife Stacy of Rocky Top, James Lynn Liles of Clinton, Jason Howard Liles and wife Lori of Clinton, Jeremy Liles and wife Donna of Clinton; step-daughters, Tinna Syvester of Albany, Maine; Ollie Kenner and husband James of Powell; brothers, David Brooks of Clinton, Bobby Brooks of Clinton, Gary Brooks of Clinton, Sam Brooks of Clinton, Richard Brooks of Georgia, Johnny Brooks of Cookeville; sisters, Martha Joe Williams of Clinton, Anna Mae Brummitt of Clinton; grandchildren, Tyler, Katlyn, Judy, Jason, Michael, Madison, Riley, Braden, and Paighton; five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; beloved dog, Missy.
The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday April 3, 2017, with funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Bobby Williams officiating, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home.
Holley-Gamble Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Tommy Brooks Sr.
RICHARD (RICK) KEITH PHILLIPS
Richard (Rick) Keith Phillips, 63, Caryville, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
He was a member of Willowbrook Baptist Church.
Preceded in death by: Parents, Otis and Mildred Phillips of Caryville; son, James Keith Phillips of Jacksboro.
He is survived by: Loving wife of 43 years, Vickie Lynn (Wallace); brothers, Gary Lee and wife Sandi, John David and wife Jane, and Joe and wife Kelli.
A celebration of life was held at Willowbrook Baptist Church on Saturday April 1, 2017.
MARTHA ‘BOBBIE’ HENEGAR PARKS
Martha “Bobbie” Henegar Parks, 85, Clinton, passed away April 2, 2017, at The Waters of Clinton.
She was a member of Glory Way Baptist Church. Throughout her life she loved crafting, gardening, but most of all quilting.
Preceded in death by: Husband, Ralph Parks; mother, Hazel Guy Lynch; father, Pete Henegar; sister, Mildred Henegar Quillen.
She is survived by: Sons, Gary (Teresa) Parks, Tony (Sheila) Parks; daughters, Beverly (David) McGill, Lynda (Billy) Lowe; grandchildren, Lynda (Chris) Richards, Keith (Shanda) Parks, Martha “MJ” (Arnie) Meredith, Marisa (Jeremiah) Montgomery, Erin (Lucas) Brummett, Jessica Lowe (Jason Linkes), Kayla Evans (Slade), Shannon Parks, Jamie (Shelley) Phillips; great-grandchildren, Arnie, Bethany, Sierra, Bryson, Clay, Victoria, Brooklyn, Andrew, Payton, Sarah, Bryce, Landon, Emmalea, Finley Rose; expected great-grandson; expected great-great-grandson, Tucker; sister, Jean Violette; several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Her graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Woodlawn Cemetery, in LaFollette.
Pallbearers will be David McGill, Keith Parks, Jamie Phillips, Chris Richards, Andrew Richards, and Billy Lowe.
Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.
EMILY MAE BOLINGER DAVIS
Emily Mae Bolinger Davis, Oak Ridge and formerly of Lake City, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 2, 2017 at NHC Nursing Home/Hospice.
Emily was born July 1, 1920, in Anderson County to the late Eli and Ina Beets Bolinger.
Mrs. Davis was a Charter Member of Clear Branch Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was the 1937 Lake City High School Validictorian. Emily and her dear sister, Jeanie, married two of the Davis Brothers. She proudly contributed to our country’s World War II victory while working in Oak Ridge’s Secret City to assist building the bomb while her husband served for five long years overseas. Emily loved cooking for her family - especially her award winning chocolate pie and turkey dressing. She enjoyed reading and cheering on the University of Tennessee Vols. Her Christian faith and family were her world.
Emily is preceded in death by: Husband, Cledith Davis; sister and brother-in-law, Jeanie and Burrell Davis; and brother, Harley Bolinger.
Mrs. Davis is survived by: Son and daughter-in-law, Ronnie (Ron) and Christal Davis of West Liberty, Ohio; grandchildren, Allison and Neil Chandler of Jacksonville, Fla., Veronica Davis of Orange Park, Fla., Trevor Davis of West Liberty, Ohio; great-grandsons, Aidan and Ryan Chandler of Jacksonville, Fla.; special nephews, Gary Davis and DeWayne Davis.
The family will receive family and friends from 1 – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Lake City. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. with Rev. Randy Norton officiating.
The graveside service and internment will follow immediately at Leach Cemetery in Lake City.
Rosetta Sexton, 94, Lake City, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Summit View of Rocky Top.
She was born May 5, 1922, in Scott County to the late William and Mary Hutson Crabtree. Rosetta was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Christian Fellowship Church for many years.
She was preceded in death by: Her parents; husband, Hubert Sexton; sons, Hubert Sexton Jr. and Henry Sexton; and daughter, Wilma Hawkins.
Survivors: Daughters, Mary Sexton of Clinton, Marie Hayes of Lake City; son, Johnny Sexton and wife Pam of Clemens, Mich.; daughter-in-law, Emma Sue Sexton of Lake City; 22 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 32 great-great-grandchildren; along with many other family members and friends.
Visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Justin Phillips officiating.
Friends and family met at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in funeral procession to the Leach Cemetery in Lake City for an 11 a.m. interment.
You may also visit Rosetta’s Guestbook at: www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com
Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, was in charge of arrangements.
JERRY L. SHULTZ
Jerry L. Shultz, 74, Lake City, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at his residence.
Jerry was born July 29, 1942, in Anderson County to the late Luther and Pearl McMahan Shultz. He was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church in Lake City. Jerry loved to help people, garden, and travel.
In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Dockery.
Survivors: Wife, Lynn Webb Shultz of Maryville; sons, Rick Shultz and Shauna of Lake City, Kent Shultz of Clinton, Ronald Gervais of Knoxville, John Webb Gervais of Springfield, Mo.; sister, Pearlie and Gary Snider of Lake City; grandchildren, KC Shultz, Ashley Wilson and Joseph of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Kolton Wilson.
Visitation was from 2 – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. A Celebration of Life Service followed visitation Saturday, April 1, 2017, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating.
You can also view Jerry’s guestbook at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com
Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, in charge of arrangements.