Joe Mack Tackett, 77, Clinton, passed away June 3, 2020, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born on June 7, 1942. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Batley Baptist Church, and a member of the Coal Creek Masonic Lodge 492 F & A.M. Joe was a native to Anderson County and a Lake City High School graduate. He served in the Air Force from 1961-1965. He worked for L & N Railroad prior to joining Union Carbide in 1967. Joe worked in utilities as a supervisor for 27 years. He was a trader and loved to go to flea markets. Joe was preceded in death by: Parents, William (Bill) and Mary Magdeline Tackett; brother, John Tackett; sisters, Ruth Tackett Massengill, and Rubye Mae Harmon. Survivors: Wife, Paula Combs Tackett of Clinton; sons, Joe and Tina Tackett of Rocky Top, Chris and Michelle Tackett of Rocky Top; stepsons, Clint Goodpasture of Gainesville, Ga., Clay Goodpasture of Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren, Johnathon and Jessica Tackett, Kristen and Cody Owens, Olivia Goodpasture, Jordan Cullison; a host of family, friends, and relatives. Due to Covid-19 mask are recommended but not mandatory. Visitation will be from 5 – 8 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home chapel. Funeral service is at 8 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020, at the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Luke Kidwell officiating Interment will be at noon, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Oak Ridge Memorial Parks in Oak Ridge. You may also view Joe’s guestbook online at Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements.


Benny Chris Lowe, 64, Clinton, passed away suddenly Saturday May 30, 2020, at his home in Clinton. Chris's family and friends gathered at the Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Andersonville at 2 p.m. Friday June 5, 2020, for his graveside service. Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.


Bobby Hutcheson, 82, Powell, passed away May 29, 2020. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, where he was a staff sergeant, Corps of Engineers, and served in the Army Reserves for six years. Bobby worked at Magnet Mills in Clinton for many years before being the project director over five counties for the Department of Labor, then working at K25. He was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church. Preceded in death by: Parents, Grady and Ethel Hutcheson; and brother, Earl Hutcheson. He is survived by: Wife of 41 years, Paulette Hutcheson; daughter, Teresa (David) Wilson; granddaughters, Lauren (Aaron) McCawley and Sarah (Trey) Nichols; brothers, Jack (Joyce) Hutcheson, and Lowell Hutcheson. There was a call of convenience from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at Mynatt Funeral Home, Fountain City Chapel. Burial will be private. Condolences for the family may be left at Mynatt Funeral Home, 2829 Rennoc Road, Knoxville, is honored to serve the Hutcheson family.


Otus Carroll, 87, Rocky Top, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2019, at Tennova North Medical Center in Powell. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in the Korean War. Otus loved races and Ford cars. He was a member of Fratersville Baptist Church, and enjoyed his Bible study classes at Clinch River Baptist Church in Rocky Top. Otus was preceded in death by: Parents, King and Mattie Carroll; wife, Reba Carroll; brother, Clayburn Carroll; and sister, Edna Bratcher. He is survived by: Sisters, Georgia Jobe and husband Johnny of Rocky Top, and Helen Bowlin and husband Ralph of Fratersville; and a host of other relatives and friends. Otus’ family received his friends from 5–7 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020, with his funeral following at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, with the Rev. Larry Webster officiating. His interment and graveside service were at Oak Grove cemetery in Rocky Top, at 3 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2020. Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at


Linda Diane Miller, 64, Clinton, went home to be with the Lord May 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by: Parents, Marvin Leon Duncan and Marjorie Lucille Bailey; brother, Randy Duncan; and daughter, B.J. Left behind to mourn her loss are: Son, Jeremy; grandchildren, Kahlea and Gabriel; sister, Debbie; along with many other friends and family. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m.–noon Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at Holly-Gamble Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens at 1 p.m.


Sue Evans Foust Seeber, 83, went home to be with her Lord May 26, 2020. Sue died peacefully after a long, wonderful life filled with faith, family and love. Sue was born to Dave and Viola Evans of White Oak on Oct. 4, 1936. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by: Stepmother, Ethel Evans; brothers, Everett, Garrett, Buster, Walter and Frank; and sisters, Eloise Clark and Tommie Sutton. She is survived by: Twin sister, Betty Sorrells of Clinton; and sister, Ann Summers of Virginia Beach. Sue was married on Oct. 30, 1955, to Wendell Foust. They enjoyed 33 years of marriage before Wendell passed on Oct. 15, 1988. She leaves behind: Their daughter, Tami Foust Bright (Bruce) of Raleigh, N.C.; granddaughters, Laura and Kimberly; and three great-grandchildren. Sue later married Earl Seeber and gained three loving stepchildren: Gary Seeber (Tammey), Gail Copeland (Jerry), Linda Miller (Tony) and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren, all surviving. Sue was a member of Valley View Baptist Church and will be fondly remembered by her church family there and Hillvale Baptist Church, as well as many nieces, nephews, and special friends. Family and friends called at their convenience from 3 –6 p.m. Thursday May, 28, 2020, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. The family will have a private funeral. Interment was held at the Hillvale Baptist Church Cemetery at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2020.


Johnny N. Tindell departed this life for the next peacefully in his home surrounded by family on May 26, 2020. He was born Oct. 9, 1936, in Anderson County to parents Jake and Matha Tindell. He worked for Norris Dam State Park for 39 years. He was also in the Tennessee National Guard. He enjoyed working in the garden, squirrel hunting, and fishing. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Jake and Matha Tindell; brother, Ray Tindell; sisters, Ruthina Bailey, Jean Humphries, and Faye Riggs; special nephew, Michael Humphries. He is survived by: Wife of 42 years, Sheryl Tindell; son, Logan (Michelle) Tindell; daughters, Amy (Howard) Martin, and Suzanne (James) Kline; grandchildren, Melinda (Tyler) Stagnolia, Amber Byrge, Leah Byrge, Jacob Byrge, and Zoe Kline; great-granddaughter, Stephanie Stagnolia; special friends, Ike Stooksbury, Bill Andrews, and Jim Gross; several nieces and nephews. Sheryl would like to thank the hospice team and caregivers, Amy Martin, and Russ Adkisson, for all their help during this difficult time. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


Margaret “Sue” Caughorn, 52, Clinton, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She enjoyed fishing, and was a big fan of “The Golden Girls” and “Roseanne.” Sue loved spending time with her family, and treasured her rides with Rodie. Sue was preceded in death by: Parents, Robert and Margaret Hammonds; and son, Michael Caughorn-Reed. She is survived and will be greatly missed by: Fiancé, Jackie Fowler of Clinton; son, Daniel Reed of Crossville; sister-in-law, Michelle Fowler of Clinton; and three grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.