Albert Lively, 79, Oliver Springs, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021, at his home with his family by his side. He was born July 27, 1941, in Anderson County and had been a resident of Oliver Springs since 1963. Albert was a member of Friendly Welcome Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the K-25 plant in Oak Ridge after working 27 years in security and as an operator. He had also worked 12 years at the Magnet Hosiery Mill in Clinton. Albert was preceded in death by: Parents, Vester and Rosie Lively; brother, Ray Lively; mother-in-law, Mellie Lee Bunch; and great-grandson, Brantley Davis. He is survived by: Wife of 58 years, Mildred; and daughters and their spouses, Sharel and Gene Davis, and Amy and Keith Miller; grandchildren, Curtis (Rachelle) Davis of DeRidder, La., Shelby (Matt) Vann of Wartburg, Chanse (Nicole) Davis of Oliver Springs, Emma (Michael) Raines of Clinton, Destany Davis of Kernersville, N.C., Savannah Davis of Knoxville, Luke (Miya) Miller of Oliver Springs; great-grandchildren, Caysen and Kinsley Davis, Kamdyn Davis, Madison Vann, Ada Raines, and Buckley Miller; brothers and sisters, Alvin (Janiece) Lively of Munster, Ind., Aline Russell of Oliver Springs, Sandy (Ken) Phillips of Crossville, Linda Edmonds of Andersonville, Homer (Linda) Lively of Oliver Springs, Fred (Lisa) Lively of Briceville, Julian (Linda) Lively of Briceville, Kathy (Langley) Duncan of Briceville, and Glenda (Wendell) Duncan of Briceville; as well as many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends. The family would like to thank Avalon Hospice, The Home Care Company, and especially Don Straut whom was his nurse from the beginning and took extra special care of Albert. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations for Parkinson’s Research to The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Premier Sharp Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 13, 2021, at Friendly Welcome Baptist Church in Frost Bottom. Graveside service will follow funeral service in the Frost Bottom Cemetery. Premier Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs is honored to serve the Lively family. A message of condolence may be left for the family at


Elmer Hayes Haney, 82, a lifelong resident of Clinton, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021, at his home. He was born in Anderson County Sept. 25, 1938, and was a lifelong member of Batley Baptist Church. Elmer worked many years as a custodian for the Oak Ridge School System and worked 23 years as a Painter for X-10. Elmer was proud to be a Mason and belonged to Omega Lodge #536 in Oliver Springs. Most importantly, Elmer Haney was a loving father to his children and “Papaw” to his grandchildren. Elmer was preceded in death by: Wife of 49 years, Mary Ruth Haney; parents, Brance and Hallie Haney; sister, Bertha Duncan; brother, Willard Haney. He is survived by: Children, Mike Haney and wife Pam of Blackshear, Ga., Kathy Ellis of Clinton, and Carol Townley of Crossville; grandchildren, Joshua Archer and wife Lindsey of Deer Lodge, Justin Ellis and wife Kelsey of Clinton, Meghan Ellis of Clinton; great-grandchildren, Makayla Archer, Jaxon Archer, and Baron Ellis; special niece, Deana Gangwer. The Haney family would like to sincerely thank Quality Private Duty Care for the genuine love that was shown and the excellent care they provided to Elmer during his illness. Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at Premier Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral service immediately followed at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Luke Kidwell officiating. He will be laid to rest at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at Batley Baptist Church Cemetery. Premier Sharp Funeral Home is proud to be serving the Haney family.


PEGGY MARLENE (HARRIS) LIVESAY February 21, 1936 - May 6, 2021 Peggy Marlene Livesay, 85, went to be with the Lord May 6, 2021, at her home in Oak Ridge. She was born Feb. 21, 1936 in Newton, Ill., the oldest child of Kenneth Harris and Ruth Kathaleen Warford Harris. She was preceded in death by: Parents, and a sister, Sandra Harris. Marlene is survived by: Husband of 68 years, Robert Douglas Livesay; daughter, Jill Anne Livesay Zockoll and son-in-law Brad Kent Zockoll, both of Oak Ridge; three grandchildren, Nicholas Robert Zockoll and granddaughter-in-law Alexis Shipley Zockoll, both of Greeneville; Peter Samuel Zockoll of Oregon, and Julianne Marlene Zockoll, living at home with her parents; three great-grandchildren, Noah, Bella, and John Zockoll, all living at home with their parents Nicholas and Alexis. Marlene is also survived by: Brother, Larry Harris living in Mahomet, Ill.; sisters, Janet O'Banion living in Maryville, Pamela Stacy living in Johnstown, Penn., and Denise Harris of Liberty, N.C. Marlene graduated from Unity High School at Tolono, Ill., and went on to attend secretarial school before working for Dowell Agricultural Specialists for 13 years, after which she held various jobs as she traveled around the country with Robert. Her interests were primarily family, church, sewing, reading, and camping. A memorial service will be held at Oak Ridge Baptist Church, 1451 Bethel Valley Road, Oak Ridge, at 6 p.m. Friday, May 14, EST. A graveside ceremony and burial will be held at Happy Valley Memorial Gardens (Glasgow Memorial Gardens), 1504 Happy Valley Road, Glasgow, Ky., at 11 a.m. CST Saturday, May 15, 2021. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


Carl Douglas Bolling, 61, Oliver Springs, passed away peacefully in his home Thursday, May 6, 2021. Carl was a United States Marine Corps veteran, a truck driver for more than 25 years, a loving husband, proud father and papaw. Carl was a hard-working man who made many sacrifices to see his family was always taken care of. He enjoyed many things in life but by far his favorite was being a papaw. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Clayton and Alice Bolling of Deer Lodge; and grandson, Gentry Jackson. He is survived by: Wife, Tammy Bolling; son, Christopher Bolling and wife Rachel of Clinton; daughter, Amber Jackson and husband Dennis of Harriman; granddaughters, Paisley and Stella Jackson; sister, Tina Hollingsworth and husband Charles of Oak Ridge; and many other special nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will have a celebration of life ceremony with military honors to follow, which will be publicly announced on a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider giving the gift of life and register as an organ and tissue donor. You may register at if you wish to do so. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of arrangements.


Charlie Benjamine Burris, Lake City, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021. He was born Dec. 13, 1929, in Briceville/Anderson County. He is survived by: Wife, Gloria Fay (Harmon) Burris of Lake City, who he married June 20, 1959; beloved son, B. Shane Burris; and the newest member of their family, his Maltipoo dog, Tyson Burris. He was preceded in death by: Parents, John Spurgon and Lillie Isabelle (Seiber) Burris; sisters, Nora Mae Byrd, Elsie Phillips, and Ora Lee Roysden; brothers, Albert Glea Burris, Alvin McKinley Burris, and Condy Everette Burris. He attended school at Seiber Flats and Briceville Elementary, and graduated from Lake City High School. Ben entered into the United States Marine Corps, April 8, 1952. and discharged as Corporal (E-3), April 8, 1954, in Memphis. His tour of duties allowed him to travel all parts of the world while serving on USS Pittsburgh (CA-72) He was employed with Union Carbide and Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. for 36 years and listed today as Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC as a supervisor in Quality Service Division and retired June 30, 1992. After his retirement he was employed part-time for M.K. Ferguson, and (ETE) East TN Engineering, Inc., Oak Ridge, and finally retiring Oct. 7, 2016. Ben was initiated as a member of Coal Creek Masonic Lodge 492, Lake City, on Jan. 19, 1960, and was a 61-year member. Ben had been a member of Lake City Jaycees, Lake City Optimist Club, and became an instructor in the Tennessee Hunter and Firearms Safety Program. Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency awarded the Certificate of Excellence to Charlie B. Burris for outstanding contribution as an instructor in Tennessee Hunter Education Program. The International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and the National Rifle Association, Sept. 14, 1977, proclaimed the organization Number One in North America. He was an avid sportsman, and loved hunting, fishing, and 4-wheeling. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended Clear Branch Baptist Church and First Baptist Church in Briceville, and First Baptist Church in Lake City. The family had a private graveside service at Grandview Memorial Garden. If by chance you wish to pay your respect, donate to a charitable cause such as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; The Shriner Children’s Hospital, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607; or Coal Creek Masonic Lodge 492, 103 Pearl Street, Lake City, TN 37769; or the charity of your choice. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.


Doris Faye Cooper, 76, Claxton, died Monday, May 3, 2021. She was a member of Bishopville Baptist Church, Heiskell. Born Jan. 24, 1945, to parents Allen and Eloise Cooper in Knoxville. Faye spent much of her life residing in Claxton. Her love and devotion for working with kids, in many different capacities left a lasting impact on every child lucky enough to have been one of "her kids." Faye was a true giver, readily doing for others as much as she could. She truly adored spending time with her family. She took the opportunity to have special bonds with her nieces and nephews, she enjoyed teaching them crafts, baking, the art of storytelling and singing with them. Faye was naturally gifted with a beautiful voice, often singing church hymns and playing the piano. Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, making crafts and baking. Her favorite role, after being mom to her son, Andy, was being a totally devoted, hands-on grandmother to her two cherished grandchildren, Ethan and Andrea. She always had a smile on her face, a song in her heart and the eagerness to do or care for others. She was clever, witty and delighted in making people laugh. She could often be heard saying, "If I go or if I stay, I'm a winner either way." She left this world a better place just for being in it. With her, there was no good-bye, she said, "I will see you on the bright side." She was preceded in death by her parents. Allen and Eloise Cooper, Claxton. She is survived by: Son, Andy and his wife Lindsay and her two grandchildren, Ethan and Andrea Cooper of Claxton; sisters, Jackie and caring brother-in-law Phil Herrell of Claxton, Nancy Mason of Rockford, and Kathy Cooper of Clinton; brother, Jimmy Cooper of Claxton; special nieces and nephews, Charles (Ashley) Herrell of Claxton, Lorien Smith of Clinton, Amy Mason of Rockford, Tommy (Angie) Herrell of Claxton, Spanky (Tracy) Smith of Clinton, Emily Mason of Rockford, Kristen (Joey) Collins of Knoxville, and Allen Cooper of Rocky Top; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews, extended Maner and Cooper family members, as well as all of the children she claimed as "Her kids." Services were Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Jones Mortuary, 375 N. Main Street Clinton, with receiving friends from 11 a.m. – noon. Memorial service followed with Pastor Phil Poe officiating. Jones Mortuary was in charge of all arrangements.


Howard N. Chesbro, 89, Clinton, passed away from cancer May 1, 2021, at the Water’s Nursing Home in Clinton. He was born on May 30, 1931, in Noank, Conn., to Leroy and Minnie Tanner Chesbro. Howard was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Clinton. He graduated from Robert E. Fitch High School in 1949 Groton, Conn., then enlisted in United States Air Force and served in Korea as a radio operator and continued as a missile tech for 16 years. He was employed by U.S. Naval Underwater Sound Laboratory in New London, Conn., as a surface ship sonar technician prior to retiring in 1986. Howard was single and member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.His hobbies were puzzles and coloring. Howard resided recently at Meadow View Assisted Living in Clinton, prior to going to the nursing home. In addition to his parents, Howard was preceded in death by: Sister-in-law, Mary Chesbro; and great-niece, Kristy N. Morgan. Survived by: Brothers, Richard P. Chesbro, Leroy N. Chesbro and wife Nancy; nieces, Teresa Robinson, Pamela DiPasquale and Ronda G.Chesbro; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friend. The family will receive friends from 3 – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the service to follow at 5 p.m. with the Dr. Darryl Taylor officiating. Howard wishes where to be buried at Sea aboard a U.S. Navy Vessel.


Hazel Ruth Dabney, 79, Oliver Springs, passed away, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Hazel was born Nov. 4, 1941, in Lafollette. She was a lifelong resident of this area. She enjoyed watching Pastor Garvan Walls of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church and listening to the choir of Beech Park Baptist Church. Hazel also enjoyed reading, crocheting, fishing, camping, and most importantly spending time with her family and grandkids. She was preceded in death by: Mother and father, William and Mary Dabney; brothers, William Paul Dabney Sr., Robert Glenn Dabney Sr., and Raymond Dabney; sister, Mary Katherine Golden; by son-in-law, Fred Holbert; nephew, William Paul Dabney Jr.; friend, Lannie Phillips. Hazel is survived by: Children, Gary Boshears (Wendy) of Frost Bottom, Barbara Holbert of Maryville, Michelle Loveday of Oliver Springs, and Kristi Loveday Dooley (Todd) of Clinton; step-sons, Chuck Wilson and Jim Wilson both of Clinton; by grandchildren, Jonathan Boshears, Amanda Seivers, Ashley Fairfield-Murr (Justin), Michael Nelson, Chelsey Avila (Carlos), Kelly Boshears, Holly Boshears, and Jacob Dooley; great-grandchildren, Colton Lambert, Connor Lambert, Corbin Lambert, Raigan Boshears, Sarah Boshears, Jeremiah Boshears, Kopelynn Boshears, Claudiea Boshears, Emerson Fox, Iris Murr, Layla Avila, and Legend Avila; sisters-in-law, Mary Katherine Dabney and Dorothy Dabney both of Clinton; sister, Connie Hightower; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family received friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Premier Sharp Funeral Home in Oliver Springs. The funeral followed at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Robbie Leach officiating. Burial and graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at Anderson Memorial Gardens. remier Sharp Funeral Home is proudly serving the Dabney family and we invite you to share a message of condolence to the family