Obituaries

JANICE DIANE CAPPS

Janice Diane Capps, 66, Clinton, passed away at her residence Friday, July 5, 2019. Janice graduated from Fulton High School in 1971 and was a registered nurse at several hospitals in Knoxville. She was preceded in death by: Parents, George “Pee Wee” and Louise Cash; daughters, Kristi Capps and Heather Saltkill; husband, Freddy Capps; brother, Larry Wayne Cash. She is survived by: Grandsons, Austin and Alex Saltkill; son-in-law, Kevin Saltkill; sister, Lisa Estes and husband Nick; brother, Jerry Cash and wife Linda; nephews, David Cash, Steve Cash and wife Rita, and Rusty Mink; nieces, Kayla Hutchison and husband Victor, Emaleigh Reagan and husband Lee, Brandi Sutherland and husband Patrick The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. The family will have a graveside service at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Grandview Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

CORA LEE (BROWN) MILAM

Cora Lee (Brown) Milam, Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Briceville, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, July 4, 2019, after a lengthy illness. Cora was saved as a young girl and has always been a devoted Christian. She was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Homer Milam. Cora met Homer, a young preacher from West Virginia, in the late 1950’s. But his life was cut short when he had a massive heart attack in 1977. Cora enjoyed spending time with her family, whom she loved, especially the little ones. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting. Cora was also preceded in death by: Seven brothers, Earnest Brown and wife Reba, Elmer Brown and wife Annette, Leon Brown, Merlyn Brown, Franklin Brown, Virgil Brown, and Clayborn Brown; three sisters, Glenna Carroll, Wilma Braden, and Mary Lou Brown. Cora is survived by: Son, Stephen Milam and wife Patti; daughter, Sharron Vance, all of Cleveland, Ohio; three grandchildren, Joyce Huston and husband Robby, Richard Vance Jr., all of Cleveland, Ohio, Justin Milam and wife Chantil of Upper Arlington, Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren, whom she loved very much. Cora is also survived by: Three brothers, William Brown and wife Bobbie, John L. Brown and wife Joann, all of Briceville, Carl Brown of Clinton; one sister, Zenna Bailey and husband Earl of Briceville; a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Rocky Top, with the funeral service to follow at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Jason Goans and the Rev. Charlie Green officiating. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Brown's Flat Cemetery in Briceville. www.holleygamble.com

RICHARD RANDALL BURKHART

Richard Randall Burkhart, 63, Andersonville passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family July 3, 2019. He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. Richard was preceded in death by: Mother, Sylvia June Burkhart of Maynardville; father, Ellis Richard Burkhart of North Carolina. He is survived by: Wife of eight years, Janie Burkhart; daughter, Angela (Billy) Wilkerson; stepdaughter, Ashley (Paul) Langlois; granddaughters, Kaylee Wilkerson, Delana Raby, Ella Langlois, Gracelynn Barbee; brother, David (Vickie) Burkhart; sister, Rhonda Burkhart; special nephew, Dusty (Sarah) Burkhart; a host of other nieces and nephews, father and mother-in-law, Johnny and Barbara Ridenour; brother-in-law, Bill Ridenour; sister-in-law, Maria (Leo) Elliott; special aunts, Helen Roberts and Linda Ault. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. His funeral service will follow in the chapel with the Rev. Steve Ailor and Dusty Burkhart officiating. His graveside service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Norris Memorial Garden with full military honors at graveside. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

KENNETH HALE McCORMICK

Kenneth Hale McCormick passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as business representative of Carpenter’s Local Union 50 for 30 years. He was preceded in death by: Parents, James T. and Rosabelle McCormick; sister, Brenda R. Towry; daughter, Kimberly K. McCormick Simmons; special friend, Earl Nelson; and father and mother-in-law, Willie and Irene Cobb. Left to mourn his passing: Wife of 44 years, Doris J. McCormick; brother, J.T. (Patti) McCormick; stepson, Tim (Beth) Stamey; step-grandchildren, whom he loved dearly, Rhett T. Stamey (Alicia), Taylor Kate (Tyler) Taylor; step-great-grandchildren, Logan Stamey, Lillie Kate Taylor, Landrie June Taylor, Olivia Brooke Taylor; sisters-in-law, Lillian Bowles, Colene (Willie) Ponder, Dorothy (Doug) Thompson; brothers-in-law, James (Pat) Cobb, Willie (Judy) Cobb, Robert (Jennifer) Cobb; special friends, Kay Templin, Nathan Duncan (Megan), the children of Earl Nelson; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and life-long friends who mourn his passing. In honoring Kenneth’s wishes, there will be no service. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the McCormick family and invites you to view and sign the online registry at www.gentrygriffey.com John 3:16

SHIRLEY RUTH WILSON

Shirley Ruth Wilson, 71, Lake City, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at her residence. Shirley was born Jan. 24, 1949, in Knoxville to the late Leonard and Helen Jackson McCoy. She was a member of Clinch River Baptist Church. She loved Gatlinburg, shopping, and spending time with her family. In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her brothers, David and Danny McCoy. Survivors: Son, Tony Hembree of Lake City; daughters, Misty Hembree of Lake City, Michelle Hembree of Lake City; six grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends and acquaintances. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service is at 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2019, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Larry Webster and the Rev. Tom Byrge officiating. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Clinch River Cemetery in Lake City for interment.

NANCY LOU JARNIGAN

Nancy Lou Jarnigan, 65, Clinton passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019, at her residence. Nancy was a member of Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church. Throughout her life she loved spending time with her grandchildren, whom were the love of her life, and working with the elderly. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Nancy was preceded in death by: Parents, Walter and Helen Crowley; brothers, Comer and Gary Crowley; father-in-law, Tom Jarnigan; and brothers-in-law, David Jarnigan and Mike Jarnigan. She is survived by: Loving husband of 46 years, Johnny Jarnigan; children, Reecia Dupes and husband Greg, Felicia Jarnigan; grandchildren, Brandon, Matt, Maleah, Miya, and Tucker; great-grandchild, Neegan; siblings, Kenneth Crowley and wife Jane, Estil Crowley and wife Gail, Lynn Daughtery and husband Junior, Denzil Crowley and wife Sherry, Timmy Crowley and wife Shenia, Tammy Davis and husband Jimmy, Donna Thomas and husband Tim, Mike Crowley and Susan Crowley; mother-in-law, Wilma Jarnigan; sister-in-law, Dorothy Stittums and husband Jimmy; brothers-in-law, Neal Jarnigan and wife Patsy, Paul Jarnigan and wife Rosie; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019, at Holley Gamble Funeral Home. Her funeral service will immediately follow in the chapel with the Rev. Gary Smith officiating. Nancy’s graveside will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

PAUL WILSON

Paul Wilson, 76, Lake City, went to be with our Lord and Saviour Friday, June 28, 2019. Paul passed away peacefully at his home, with his wife and daughter by his side. Paul was born April 2, 1943, to the late Mitchell Mike and Verdie Duncan Wilson. He was of the Baptist Faith and was a member of the Briceville First Baptist Church. Paul loved to attend singings, church, and all the children. He looked forward to seeing them at every church service. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, ginseng hunting, singing for the Lord and sharing his testimony and love for God. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brothers Donnie Lynn, Harold Dean, and Clarence Wilson. Survivors: Wife, Betty Black Wilson of Rocky Top; "daughter,” Denise Casteel of Rocky Top and "favorite son-in-law" David Thurmond of Clinton; "grandson,” Hoyt Casteel of Rocky Top; sisters, Nella and husband Aaron Dean Redden of Rocky Top, Julia Faye and husband B Ray Phillips of Clinton, Rose and husband Laymon Phillips of Rocky Top; brothers, Marshall and wife Kay Wilson of Rocky Top, Bob and wife Amanda Wilson of Rocky Top, Lonnie Gene and wife Sharon Wilson of Rocky Top, Roger Wilson of Crossville, Tom and wife Leslie Wilson of Clinton, Fred Junior Wilson of Rocky Top; cousin and best friend, David "Toots" Roden of Rocky Top; special friends, Lyndon Weaver of Briceville, Roger Hooks of Briceville; and several nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in Christ, and a host of friends and acquaintances. Visitation was from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service was at 8 p.m. July 1, 2019, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Danny Lawson and the Rev. Tim Russell officiating. Family and friends met at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City.

LINDA FAYE KING

Linda Faye King, 75, Lake City, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Linda was born June 3, 1944 in Lake City to the late Ed Disney and Reba Strong Disney. Linda was of the Baptist faith and a member of Island Ford Baptist Church. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, and watching her grandson play ball. She loved her church family, and her family was her world. Survivors: Husband, Jerry King of Lake City; daughter, Kendry Tackett and Henry of Clinton; grandson, Kadey Tackett of Clinton; sisters, Marilyn Harmon and Omer of Lake City, Jewell Glaspie and Jack of Knoxville, Rose Mary Phillips and Lawrence of Lake City; and a host of family and friends. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Island Ford Baptist Church. Funeral service will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Island Ford Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Norton officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home to go in procession to the Island Ford Cemetery for an 11 a.m. interment.