Obituaries

MARGIE PAULINE HENDERSON

Margie Pauline Henderson, 91, Heiskell, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, at her residence. Margie was born in Grayson County, Ky., April 27, 1929, to the late Marvin and Anna Mae Glasscock Drane. She was a member of College Heights United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, Ky. She loved crocheting, knitting, crafts, and spending time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents, Margie was preceded in death by: Husband, James Henderson; brothers, Carroll Drane and Murle Drane; and sister, Alice Ruth Wilson. Survivors: Sons, Dave Henderson and wife Cecilia of Heiskell, Terry Henderson of Heiskell; grandson, David Henderson of Heiskell. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at New Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Don Sexton officiating. You may also view Margie’s guestbook online at www.hatmakerfuneralhome.com Hatmaker Funeral Home Lake City is in charge of arrangements.

ANNA MAUDE HILL RIGGS

Anna Maude Hill Riggs, 90, Clinton, passed away peacefully Dec. 16, 2020, at Norris Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church in Clinton, where she worked in the church nursery taking care of a countless number of children for more than 49 years. In her earlier years, she worked for Southern Bell Telephone Company in Clinton as a switchboard operator, and always recalled that she was working the switchboard the morning of the bombing of Clinton High School on Oct. 5, 1958. In later years, she was a long time Produce Department Manager at Miller’s IGA in South Clinton. Anna Maude was born in Coal Creek. She was preceded in death by: Parents, Shelby Lee and Mattie Katharn Andrews Hill; as well as brothers, John Hill and Shelby T. Hill; and sisters, Barbara Freeman and Mary Wilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Robert Gerald Riggs, in August, 2016. Survivors: Son, William R. (Bill) Riggs and wife Lynne; daughter, Susie K. Taylor and husband Jimmy; grandson, Matthew R. Taylor; special friend, Fred Jones of Knoxville; several nephews and nieces. The family would like to express our appreciation to mom’s niece, Mona Poore, who has been a faithful companion and caregiver to both Mom and Dad for many years. We would also like to thank her Cross Street neighbors, who have kept a watchful eye on her since dad’s passing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Memorial United Methodist Church, 323 North Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716, or a charity of your choice. Family and friends may visit at their convenience at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from noon – 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. A private, Covid-19 compliant graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Clinton.

LOWELL WADE HOHMAN

Lowell Wade Hohman, 81, Clinton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was born March 19, 1939, to the late Eugene Henry and Verna Louise Weber Hohman in Clinton. He was a carpenter for many years. He also worked as a screen printer and produced many uniforms for local sports teams. Lowell was a founding member of the Optimist Club in South Clinton. He enjoyed watching sports on television, especially the Vols. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Granddaughter, Anessa Hohman; and brother, Jack Hohman. He is survived by: Wife, Norma Hohman; children, Michael Hohman, Alan Hohman and wife Wendy; grandchildren, Krista Robinette and husband Josh, and Sarah Hohman; great-grandchildren, Lincoln Robinette; siblings, Carolyn Owens and husband Marvin, Dolores Crowley and husband L.B.; several nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Family and friends gathered for graveside services at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. www.holleygamble.com

FRANCES PRATER McKINNEY

Ms. Frances Prater McKinney was granted her angel wings Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. She resided in Clairfield and worked in the school system for more than 35 years. Frances had a love for children to excel in their education. She was a member of the Clairfield Missionary Baptist Church and later moved to Louisiana where she was employed by Valex Credit Union for many years. After retiring she returned to Andersonville to be near family. Frances was preceded in death by: Parents, Herbert and Bessie Reed McDonald; infant daughter, Lisa Prater; father of her sons, Elmer Prater; and second husband, James Allen McKinney. She is survived by: Sons, Michael Prater (Patsy) and David Prater (Sharon); grandchildren, Toni Gossett (Jeff) and Tracy Powers (Kevin); great-grandchildren, Courtnie, Sydnie, Dawson and Madison; great-great-grandchildren, Kellin and Kyler. We would like to say a special thanks to The Courtyards of Oak Ridge, Amedisys HH and Hospice for caring for our spunky granny and treating her like family. All services will be private. Harp Funeral Home, Jellico, in charge of arrangements.

CONNIE SUSAN WILLIAMS REEVERTS

Connie Susan Williams Reeverts, 68, Clinton, passed away Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at her residence. She was born in Burtonwood, England, on April 26, 1952, to Leonard and Edyth Cheeks Williams. She retired from the Anderson County School System after working in the central office for many years. She was the happiest when on a float in the water or with her dogs. In addition to her parents, Connie was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Reeverts. Survived by: Daughters, Lindy Reeverts, Lexie Reeverts Scott and husband Christopher; grandchildren, Henri Scott and Isabella Scott; special friend, Carolin Lefevers’ loving caregiver, Amanda Beffre. Per Susie’s request, there will be no services. holleygamble.com

BRANDON LAWRENCE TAYLOR

Brandon Lawrence Taylor went home to be with the Lord Dec. 11, 2020. Brandon was born Oct. 30, 1984, to parents, William E. (Billy) Taylor and Betty Joiner Taylor. Brandon will always be remembered as a big-hearted, sweet, young man who loved his son and family with all his heart. Brandon loved to laugh, and had the best sense of humor with an irresistible contagious laugh. He loved to fish, golf, play cards and spend time with his family and friends. Even though Brandon lived a relatively short life, he felt blessed to have such a loving family and many precious friends whom he loved with all his heart, body and soul. Brandon is survived by: Beloved son, Waylon Taylor; father, William E. (Billy) Taylor; sister, Kristi Watkins and husband Brennen; grandmother, Edna Taylor; uncle, Scot Taylor; aunt, Janet Taylor Elliott; aunt, Judy Bazyn and husband Lee; uncle, Gene Joiner; nephew, Carson Watkins; niece, Emily Watkins; close friends and cousins, Barbara Washington and Jeremiah Taylor, Rebecca Pyle; mother of his son and Madeline Gribble, Waylon’s sister; along with many cousins and close friends. Brandon was preceded in death by: Mother, Betty Joiner Taylor; grandparents, William L. Taylor, Al and Leila Joiner; aunts, Carolyn Joiner Whitaker, Judy Stephens; and uncle, Jimmy Joiner. “Jesus said, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die.” John 11:25, 26. There will be no services at this time, a memorial for Brandon will be held at a later time.

PATRICIA (PAT) ANN HILEMON PATTY

Patricia (Pat) Ann Hilemon Patty, 79, passed away Dec. 10, 2020. She was born July 27, 1941, in Irwin. While she lived most of her life in Clinton, she also lived in California, New Jersey, and Alaska. Pat and her husband Edward (Bud) moved to Alaska in 1979. She enjoyed working at Sportsmedicine Fairbanks for many years, but her heart was always in Tennessee. After 19 years they returned home to retire and do some traveling. Pat enjoyed making picture quilts and working on family genealogy. She was known for her generosity and hospitality. She was a people person who loved family and checking in on extended family and her numerous cousins Pat was preceded in death by: Parents, Ed and Helen Hilemon; and husband, Edward Patty. She is survived by: Siblings, Pamela Hilemon Gross and David Hilemon; sons, Keith (Sheri) Anderson, and Dusten (Laurie) Patty, Jeff (Cathy) Patty, and Dennis Patty; grandchildren, Chris (Angie) Patty, Tiffany Patty, Jenya (Ross) Towler, Drew Anderson and Lillian Patty; great-grandchildren, Taylor Melgaard, Rowan Patty, Gracie Brown, Emery Patty and Autumn Towler. Graveside services will be held at Oak Ridge Memorial Gardens at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Second Baptist Church, Clinton. secondbaptist.ccbchurch.com/goto/giving A celebration of life will be scheduled in the future.

WILLARD LAFROMBOISE

Willard Lafromboise, 83, Lake City, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, at Tennova North Medical Center in Powell. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and puzzle books. Willard loved reading and watching Western movies. He used to sing in the choir at St. Catherine Church and would sing “How Great Thou Art” in another language. Willard was preceded in death by: Parents, Peter and Esther Lafromboise; wife, Betty Ruth Lafromboise. Willard is survived by: Son, Caeton Lafromboise and wife Christine of Clinton, and Courtland Lafromboise; daughters, Carmen Seiber and husband Larry of Lake City, and Christa Piechowski and Alan of Lake City; sisters, Priscilla Bartel of South Dakota, and Bonita “Bonnie” Munoz of N orth Dakota; grandchildren, Lindsay, Talia, Emerald, Joseph, Tanner, Caleb, Courtney, and Cameron; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Services for Willard will be announced at a later date by Jones Mortuary. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made online to the family at jonesmortuaryllc.com