Paul Edward Foust, 72, LaFollette, formerly of the Medford community in Rocky Top, went home to be with the Lord, with his loved ones by his bedside, Saturday, April 6, 2019. He was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Caryville and attended Bear Wallow Baptist Church in Caryville. Paul was a loving husband of 51 years, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed working outdoors in his garden, running bulldozers, and backhoes, playing in dirt. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Roy Lee Foust Sr. and Lucille (Martin) Foust; sister, Mary Lou Collins. Paul is survived by: Wife, Carolyn (Wilson) Foust of LaFollette; son, the Rev. Jerry Foust and wife Debra of Caryville; daughter, Rebecca (Foust) Bowling and husband Ray of Jacksboro; brothers, Roy Lee “RL” Foust Jr. of Rocky Top, Gene Foust and wife Sue of Rocky Top, David Foust and wife Michelle of North Carolina; grandchildren, Timothy Bowling and wife Tia of Jacksboro, Faith (Bowling) Stevens and husband Eric of Farragut, Joshua Bowling of Jacksboro, Jacob Foust and wife MaKala of Caryville, Maria and Brittany Foust of Caryville; great-grandchildren, Bentli Beaty, Emilia Stevens, and Grayson Foust; special niece, Sherry Woodward; several other nieces, nephews, friends, and relatives. Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home, followed by funeral service at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jerry Foust and the Rev. Charlie Golden officiating. Friends and family met 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019, at Martin Wilson Funeral Home to go in procession to Campbell Memorial Gardens for a 1 p.m. interment. Paul’s guestbook may be viewed at The family has entrusted the care of Paul Edward Foust to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”


Edgar James Martin, 90, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019. Edgar was born Nov. 4, 1928, to the late Theodore and Rosie Martin. In addition to his parents, Edgar was preceded in death by: Wife, Beulah Martin; and brothers, Bill and Otis Martin. Edgar is survived by: Wife, Geraldine Carter of Clinton; sons, Gary and wife Betty Martin of Clinton, Mike and wife Debbie Martin of Batavia, Ohio; sisters, Geraldine and husband Mike Lewis of Andersonville, Ruth and husband Javan Chambers of Williamsburg, Ohio; grandchildren, Jennifer Hatmaker, Jamie Martin, and Amy Byrd; great-grandchildren, Dylan Hatmaker, Aleah Hatmaker, and Abbigail Hatmaker. Edgar is also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Grandview Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.


Mary Ann Young Sams, 69, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones in Clarksville Thursday, April 4, 2019. The cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. She was born Aug. 26, 1949, in Cleveland, Ohio. to the late Arthur and Kathleen Young. Mary enjoyed sewing, drinking coffee and Pepsi, watching Hallmark Christmas movies, Elvis Presley, Clay Walker, Conway Twitty, camping when she was able, and spending time with her babies, grandbabies, and great-grandbabies. She was a member of Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church as well as most recently City Lights Church. Mary was preceded in death by: Husband and soulmate, Joe Mac Sams; and brothers, John Harold Young, and Robert Harold Young. May was also an amazing mom to: Lisa Ann Bean (Larry), Danny Joe Sams (Heather); a loving and out of this world “nina” to: Nicci Brewer (Cory), Cassie McKamey (Lucas), Joey Bean (Destani), Aarron Sams, Braxton Sams, Waylon Brewer, Peyton Bean, and soon to be born Bryleigh Bean; and a loving sister to: Tresa Young, and Rick Young. “The angels gathered near your beside so very close to you for they knew the pain and suffering that you were going through. We thought about so many things as we held tightly to your hands. Oh, how we wished that you were healthy, but your eyes were looking homeward to that place beyond the sky where Jesus held His outstretched arms. It was time to say goodbye. We struggled with selfish thoughts for wanting you to stay so we could just sit and talk again like we did yesterday, but Jesus knew the answer and we knew you loved him so, we gave life’s greatest gift. The gift of letting go.” Visitation was from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home. Funeral service was at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Peyton Wills officiating. Interment followed the funeral service at the Oak Ridge Memorial Park in Oak Ridge.


Much beloved husband, father, and papaw, Daniel Keith Lambert, 83, Clinton, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, and in the faith of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born March 6, 1936, in Marine, W.Va., to the late William and Asia Lambert. Daniel was a proud U.S. Army Veteran and served in the Korean Conflict. In addition to his parents, Daniel was preceded in death by: Grandson, Steven DuFour; brothers, Bob, Ralph, and Ronnie; and sisters, Violet, Faye, Fern, and Sue. Daniel is survived by: Wife of 59 years, JoAnn Clowser Lambert of Clinton; daughters, Michell Womble and husband Vince of Jacksonville, Fla., Kelly Desjardins and husband Jon of Cocoa, Fla., Danni Lambert and husband Bo of Maryville; sons, Daniel Lambert Jr. of Clinton, Shane Lambert and wife LaVonda of Heiskell, and Shawn Lambert and wife Tera of Corryton; grandchildren, Amanda Lapine and husband Jeff, Daniel Wiles and wife Holly, Robert Schmidt and wife Whitney, Marshall Hatfield, Joseph Schmidt, Brandon Lambert, Hunter Lambert, Haygan Lambert, and Logan Lambert; great-grandchildren, Derek Wiles, Judah Schmidt, Dustin Lapine, and Lydia Schmidt. A ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery, 2200 East Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, with full military honors at the graveside. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at


Mary Helen Worthington, 75, Andersonville, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, March 30, 2019. She was born Sept. 11, 1943, in Clinton to the late Clarence and Ruby Carden Reed. She was a born again Christian and member of the Pine Ridge Baptist Church where she attended church faithfully. Mary loved going to the mountains, reading her Bible, and spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by: Husband, Don Worthington; sister, Juanita Cox; brothers, James, and Pete Reed. Survived by: Children, Eddie Worthington and wife Shannon, Julie West and husband Lynwood, Brandon Parrott, “son-like”, Kathy Witt and husband Allen, “daughter-like”; siblings, Geneva Vowell, Pearl Johns and husband Arnold; beloved cat, Bobo; special friends, Judy Irwin and Mildred Parrott; grandchildren, Savannah Worthington, Christopher West, Justin Oswalt, Tristian West, Ethan Slover, Eli Slover, Evan Slover, and Bryce Leatherwood. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Rocky Top, with the funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Jason Williams and the Rev. Cody Dykes officiating. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. and go in funeral procession to Ridgeview Baptist Church Cemetery for a 2 p.m. interment.


Bruce Wayne Hatmaker, 67, Andersonville, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, at Tennova North Hospital. Wayne was born Nov. 20, 1951, in Anderson County. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Kenneth and Janie Hatmaker; sister, Rita Ridenour; and brother Brian Hatmaker. Wayne was a deacon of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He loved his family with all his heart. Survivors: Wife, Rhonda Hatmaker of Andersonville; daughters, Kim and husband Scott Harmon of Andersonville, Angela Hatmaker of Heiskell; grandchildren, Alex and wife Tiffany Harmon and kids, Chase and wife Madison Harmon, Jadon Hatmaker; great-grandchildren, Weston, Austin, Whitney, and Emory; sisters, Sharon Williams, Tracey Braden. Visitation is from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charlie Tindell and the Rev. Kenneth Snow officiating. Family and Friends will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Heiskell for a graveside service. You may also view Wayne's guestbook online at Hatmaker Funeral Home | Lake City TN funeral home and cremation


A wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Neva Rosembalm Parolari, 94, Clinton, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ at 8:58 a.m., 28 March, 2019. She battled several years with the disease, Alzheimer’s. Preceeded in death by: Spouse, Natalie “Pug’ Parolari; mother, Francis Elizabeth Nicely Rosembalm; father, James Llyod Rosembalm; brothers, Oattie, Joe, Clyde, Henry, Millard, Ernest, Jack; sisters, Lillie Bumgardner, Etta Munsey, Easter Warfield, Arzella Cole, Viola Johnson, Bonnie Rosembalm. She was born 12 June, 1924, and raised in Heiskell. She worked in Clinton and Oak Ridge during World War II. After the war, she married Pug on 13 Sept., 1947, and lived in Indiana for 30 years before returning to her home town. She is survived by: Only daughter, Sandra Parolari Irwin and husband Billy Irwin; grandchildren, Brad Irwin, Gail Irwin Sickau and husband Rich Sickau, Brent Irwin and wife Andrea McKamey Irwin, Lori Irwin Schlotfeldt and husband Seth Schlotfeldt; great-grandchildren (her most precious blessings), Kyla Irwin, Dakota Irwin, Riley Irwin, Wyatt Irwin, Max Sickau, Tate Sickau, Liza Sickau, Isaac Schlotfeldt, Alari Schlotfeldt, and Porter Schlotfeldt; special nieces, Button West, Brenda Shipley, Vicki Stooksbury, Connie Riggs, and Carolyn Stooksbury; and several other nieces, nephews, and friends. The family received family and friends from 5 – 7 p.m. 30 March, 2019, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Services followed in the chapel with the Rev. Gary Smith and the Rev. Travis Freeman. The internment was at 2 p.m. on 31 March, 2019, at Grandview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Neva’s honor.


Lorene Childs Davis, 85, Clinton, passed away peacefully March 28, 2019. She was a very kind and well-loved person to everyone she met. She attended Mt. Pisgah, then later on Faith Missionary Baptist Church, and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Dillard Davis; parents, Reece and Nellie Childs; siblings, Edith Childs Haney, Hubert Childs, Bob Childs, Mack Childs, Lawrence "Biddy" Childs, Fred Childs, Clyde Childs. She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, April 6, 2019, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home. Funeral Service will follow at Noon with the Rev. Darrell Griffis and the Rev. Clayton Duncan officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.