Obituaries

EUNICE ARMSTRONG

Eunice Armstrong, 86, Clinton passed away Friday, April 2, 2021, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a member of South Clinton Baptist Church and retired from Department of Human Services in Anderson County as a case manager. Throughout her life she loved singing, playing the piano, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: Husband, Bobby Armstrong; parents, Paul and Leona Sexton; daughter, Shelia Bailey; son, Steve Armstrong; brothers, Flynn and Delano Sexton. She is survived by: Daughter, Patricia Shoemaker and husband Wesley of Clinton; grandchildren, Tim Bailey, Matthew Shoemaker, Lisa Bailey, Samantha Shoemaker, Andrew Shoemaker, and Christian Armstrong; five great-grandchildren; brother, Dwight Sexton and wife Diane of Hazard, Ky.; several nieces and nephews. The family will have a graveside service at 11 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2021, at Woodhaven Memorial Garden. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

HAROLD EDWARD DANIEL

Harold Edward Daniel, 72, Heiskell, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born April 28, 1948, to Troy and Cletis Estell Foust Daniel in Claxton. He retired from Roehl Construction as a heavy equipment operator. He liked playing bingo, dirt track racing and watching NASCAR. In the past, Harold had restored old cars and even a tractor. He loved his grandchildren and to just visit with his friends. He loved attending Riverview Baptist Church and will be dearly missed. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: Brother, C.R .Foust; sister, Velma Cofer; brother-in-law, Bill Cofer; niece, Sondra Adkins; nephews, Anthony Shoffner, Joey Robbins; and grandson, Nathan Fritts. He is survived by: Wife of 41 years, Barbara Crawford Daniel; children, Marty Daniel and wife Sonya, Mark Daniel and wife Sherrie, Nicole Hill and husband Michael, Doug Anderson, Michael Anderson; grandchildren, Matthew, Jordan, Brooklyn, Micah, Mikenna, Shayla, Hayley, Hunter, Logan, and Brittan; great-grandchild, Keegan; siblings, Vaughn Daniel and wife Patricia, Charlie Daniel and wife Janice, Bertha Arnold and husband Joe, Stella Shelton, Sue Moneymaker, Clifton Daniel and wife Brenda; mother-in-law, Geraldine Scofield; sisters-in-law, Sandy Foster and husband Wayne, Jennifer Coward and husband Johnny; brother-in-law, Dewey Crawford and wife Candi; several nieces, nephews and a host of other family and friends. The family will received friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton from 5 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2021, with funeral service following at 7 p.m. with the Rev. David Hicks officiating. His graveside service will be at noon Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens. www.holleygamble.com

ABRAHAM Z. WALLACE

Abraham Z. Wallace, 42, of Lafollette, formerly of Clinton, passed away suddenly Friday April 2, 2021, in Lafollette. Abraham enjoyed four-wheeling with his brother and enjoyed spending time outdoors. He was a very hard worker and had a great sense of humor. Abraham enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He will be deeply missed by many. He is survived by: Parents, Ronald Wallace and Victoria of Clinton; sons, Adam and Ethan Wallace of Oak Ridge; daughters, Sarah and Daisy Wallace of Oak Ridge; brother, Ronald Wallace (Chelsie) of Clinton; sisters, Stacy Phillips (Michael) of Clinton, Carrie Woodruff (James) of Ft. Bragg, N.C., Kimberly Wallace of Clinton. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. The receiving of family and friends will be held at The Chapel in Jones Mortuary from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021, with a funeral service to follow. An interment will be held at Red Hill Baptist Cemetery at 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021. Jones Mortuary, LLC in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

KEVIN GLANDON

Kevin Glandon, 59, of Birmingham, Ala., passed away April 1, 2021. Kevin was born April 7, 1961, to Max and Gloria Glandon in Oak Ridge. After graduating from Clinton High School in 1979, he went on to study mechanical engineering at Tennessee Tech. After graduating, he landed his first job at Georgia Power as a mechanical engineer. He eventually joined Southern Nuclear in Birmingham, where he became a dedicated fleet engineering manager. While working in Augusta, Ga., he met his loving wife of 29 years, Stephanie Little. They knew each other through work, but seeing each other at the Masters Golf Tournament is where it all began. Kevin and Stephanie went on to have three children, Loveday, John, and Cole. They made their home in Chelsea, Ala., and he was a member of St. Marks Catholic Church. Kevin was the epitome of a family man, and known for his smile. He was the kind of man who always considered others first. Kevin had a great appreciation for the small things in life and an understanding on what makes life worth living. His pride and joy was his three children and helping them achieve their dreams. He truly enjoyed his work in engineering and took great pride in it. He had a lasting positive effect on everyone he came across and the community. Kevin was predeceased by: Father, Max Glandon; and younger brother, Brian Glandon. Kevin is survived by: Wife, Stephanie Little Glandon; their children, Loveday (fiancé Jacob Murphy), John, and Cole; mother, Gloria Glandon; brother, Steve Glandon (Julie); nephews, Ross Glandon, Philip Glandon (Molly), Nathan Glandon; niece, Rachel (Patrick) Baldwin; great-niece, Charlotte Baldwin; and great-nephew, Rhys Glandon. Kevin’s services were held at Ridout’s Valley Chapel in Homewood, Ala. Flowers or a donation to the American Heart Association are greatly appreciated.

CARL A. SHARP SR. 'SHARPY'

Carl A. Sharp Sr. "Sharpy," 57, Lake City, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 3, 1963, in LaFollette. He loved to fish, hunt, go to the lake and NASCAR. He was preceded in death by: His dad, the Rev. Carl A. Sharp Sr.; and infant sister, Evelyn. Survivors include: Mother, Mary Rose Sharp of Lake City; son, Dylan Andrew Sharp and wife Taylor of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; sister, Louise Miles of LaFollette; close family friend and caretaker, Eva, and nephew, Johnny, who was also his caretaker. Visitation will be held from noon – 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at Hatmaker Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Bridges officiating. Sharpy’s wishes were to be cremated after his services.

LORETTA HOLBROOK

Loretta Holbrook, born March 19,1946, in Knox, Ky., went to be with the Lord, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at her home in Andersonville. She enjoyed playing cards, watching Survivor, and eating her chocolate. Loretta was a member of Sequoyah Missionary Baptist Church. Loretta was preceded in death by: Parents, Elmer and Mary Henderson of Knox, Ky.; brothers, Tom Henderson of Knox, Ky., Pete Henderson of Knox, Ky., Charles Henderson of Knox, Ky., Sam Henderson of Knox, Ky.; sisters Bertha Jean Henderson of Knox, Ky., Joann Jackson of Knox, Ky.; daughter, Lisa Castillo of Andersonville; family by marriage, Janice Holbrook, Donald Holbrook, Donald Holbrook Jr., Paul Holbrook, and Morris Holbrook. She is survived by: Husband of 55 years, Cordell Holbrook of Andersonville; daughter, Penny Humphrey of Andersonville; son-in-law, Daniel Castillo of Andersonville; grandchildren, Ashley Booth (Chris) of Harriman, Beau Castillo (Hannah) of Andersonville, Sierra Castillo of Andersonville; great-grandchildren, Holly Richardson, Brooklynn Booth; close friend to Loretta, Brazil Smithwick. Services will be private with family only at Sequoyah Missionary Baptist Church at 2 p.m. April 10, 20221. A private Interment will be at the Holbrook Cemetery in Andersonville. Jones Mortuary is in charge of all arrangements.

BILLIE VIRGINIA (GINNIE) PARKS

Billie Virginia (Ginnie) Parks, 93, passed away March 30, 2021. She lived her entire life in Mayfield, Ky., until 2007, when she moved to Clinton. She met her husband, Robert (Bob) Harrison, while working at her first job in the concession stand of the local movie theater. They married in September, 1946, and had two children. After being widowed at age 62, she and her widowed neighbor, Mr. Clois Parks, married in 1995. Ginnie went from homemaker to business owner practically overnight. Henry and Richard Bloch were offering franchises for sale, Ginnie’s oldest child was in middle school, and she became one of the original H&R Block franchise holders, signing the franchise papers in her living room. The Bloch brothers chose to spell the name Block with a “K” to avoid mispronunciation. Over the next 20 years, with the help of Bob, she expanded her business to include offices in three different cities. In 1990 she received a personal letter from Henry Bloch, congratulating her for 20 years of dedicated service to H&R Block. Her hobbies included golfing, gardening, boating on Kentucky Lake, and club work. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Mayfield, Ky. Ginnie had a busy lifestyle in the last decade of her life. She enjoyed all the activities provided by assisted living. Her last facility, Alexander Guest House, provided wonderful experiences. During the pandemic, she moved into the house with her son-in-law’s parents, Dennie and Ruth Worthington. There she enjoyed walking in the beautiful neighborhood. She passed away peacefully and suddenly at the Life Care of Blount County, where she was recovering from hip surgery. She would have celebrated her 94 th birthday on April 5, 2021. She is survived by: Daughter, Anne Worthington; son-in-law, David Worthington; loving grandson, Dennie Worthington; son, Kent Harrison of Bristol, Ill.; and loving former daughter-in-law, Michelle Lockard. She is also survived by special sister-in-law, Betty Wade Smith of Benton, Ky., and several devoted nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Mayfield, Ky., at a later date. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is honored to serve the Parks family.

DICIE M. BUNCH

Dicie M. Bunch, 82, Clinton, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Dicie was born June 27, 1938, in New River to Matthew and Mattie Phillips. She was preceded in death by: Parents; husband, Bailey Ray Bunch; daughter, Sherry Acuff; and multiple brothers and sisters. Dicie worked at the Anderson County Sherriff’s Department for 20 years as a cook and retired in 2002. She loved to cook and quilt and was a devoted mother who loved her family. Dicie was one of a kind and will be missed by many. She is survived by: Children, Patricia Carter, Evelyn Bjelland, Billy Bunch, Bobbie Silcox, Pam Bunch, Bailey (Junior) Bunch, Tabatha Bunch; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Dykes; and long-time companion, Fletcher Johnson. Visitation was from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service was at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, 2021, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Troy Harmon officiating. Family and friends met at 10:15 a.m. Friday, April 2, 2021, at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City to go in procession to Sunset Cemetery in Clinton for an 11 a.m. graveside service.