Paul Eddie Hayes, 87, Caryville, passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at his residence. Paul was born June 20, 1931, in Pioneer to the late Sherman and Maude Ford Hayes. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He loved Jesus and his family, especially his grandkids. Paul was the vice president of Open Arms Ministry. Paul served in the US Army. He enjoyed fishing, woodwork, spending time with family and friends. Paul never met a stranger. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by: Brothers, Earl, Eugene, Leon, Ernest, and Walter Hayes; and sisters, Beatrice Sexton, Lois Baker, Pauline Menis, Kathline Cormila, Faye Walpole, Virgie Waggan, and Edna Boggs. Survivors: Wife, Anna Leonard Hayes of Caryville; son, Walter Hayes and Cindy of Caryville; daughter, Tracy Long and the Rev. Henry Long of Vasper; grandchildren, Josh Hayes, Brittany Hayes, Brandon Bowman, and April Carr; great-grandchildren, Jaelyn Hayes, Kaysin Hayes, and Skylar Carr. Visitation was held from 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home. Funeral service was at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Reese, and Pastor Tony McAfee officiating. Family and friends met at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Hatmaker Funeral Home at to go in procession to the New Vasper Cemetery in Caryville for an 11 a.m. interment.


Cris McKamey Akers, Clinton, formerly of San Antonio, Texas, passed away at home Dec. 31, 2018. She was born in Harlan, Ky., on Feb. 6, 1934, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Clinton. She was preceded in death by: Parents, Robert and Grace (Childs) McKamey of Harlan, Ky., formerly of Knoxville; one brother; and three sisters. She is survived by: Husband of 63 years, William; son, Jeffery Akers and wife Teresa of San Antonio, Texas; son, Gregory Akers and wife Valeria of Henderson, Nevada; grandson, Jack Akers of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two sisters living in California and one sister in Ohio. Cris was educated in Kentucky and Ohio and being married to a career military man her employment and volunteer work varied at different military bases. She joined husband Bill at Shaw Air Force Base (AFB) in Sumter, S.C., in 1955 and lived there until 1964. During that time she did substitute teaching and conducted audio testing for elementary children. Both sons were born at Shaw AFB Hospital and she was later a Cub Scout Leader and Den Mother. Her husband did a 13 month tour in Korea from 1960 to 1961 returning to Shaw AFB. They received orders for Eglin AFB in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., in 1964 and lived there until 1968. Their next assignment was to MacDill AFB in Tampa, Fla., from 1968 to 1972. Since both children where now in school, Cris decided to seek employment. She took a three months advanced course in accounting at Sawyer College of Business in Tampa and was employed by the Base Exchange Accounting Department where she worked until 1972. They moved to Wiesbaden Air Base in Germany in 1972 until 1977. During that time Cris was hired to co-manage a Federal Credit Union Branch for Andrews Federal Credit Union out of Washington, D.C. She held that job for five years. The next assignment came in 1977 to Richards-Gebaur AFB in Kansas City, Mo. Due to the base closing, they were only there a few months and was re-assigned to Randolph AFB in San Antonio, Texas. Cris was employed by Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union where she retired as Assistant VP/ Manager after 20 years. They moved to Clinton in 1998 and Cris said she felt like she was coming home. She spent summers in Clinton and Oak Ridge during her childhood and teens years visiting relatives. There will be no funeral but the family received friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. In lieu of flowers, Cris request memorials be made to the Christian Service Center at First Baptist Church.


Florence Geraldine Schramm, 80, passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, after a long illness. Florence was born in Teaneck, N.J., and raised as a young girl in Pearl River, N.Y. Florence and Ron raised their family in Hillsdale, N.J. Florence later moved to Tennessee with Ron in retirement. Florence was predeceased in death by: Parents, Florence and John Urso and her family who lovingly raised Florence; maternal grandmother, Mary Bonomolo; and maternal aunts, Angelina Ambrose and Rosalie Ferrari. Florence was also predeceased by her cousin, Joseph Ambrose, who she considered her brother, and his wife Norma. Florence is survived by: Husband of 62 years, Ronald; son, David Schramm and wife Brenda, and granddaughter, Pearl of Bennington, Vermont; daughter, Kristin Schramm and partner Gary Oaks, grandson, Kristopher Schramm, of Heiskell; granddaughters, Kaitlyn Nastro of Newton, N.J., and Jessica Nastro of Scranton, Penn.; daughter, Robyn Worley and husband Spencer of Powell and granddaughter April Worley, grandson, Shane Worley, great-granddaughters, Allison and Arriona Worley of Powell; cousin, Mary Louise Fadnek and husband Richard, and cousins, Michael Fadnek and Ryan Fadnek and wife Michelle and daughter, Madison, of Powell, Patricia Beckmann, Joseph and Rye Ambrose, and many other cousins. Florence loved reading her Bible, spending time with Ron and her family, and spending time with her flowers and plants. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Therese Catholic Church in Clinton. The family received friends from 1 – 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Therese Catholic Church with a Rosary following at 3 p.m. Funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2014, at St. Therese Catholic Church, Clinton, with a graveside service at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens following.


Charles Edward Hall, 82, Knoxville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Parkwest Medical Cen-ter in Knoxville. Charles loved watching his boys play sports and was an avid baseball fan. Charles loved his grand-kids, traveling and the Cincinnati Reds. He enjoyed reading and was also a very good artist. Charles was a veteran of the US Army. Charles was preceded in death by: Parents, Bernard and Ethel Hall; and brother, Pat Stewart. Charles is survived by: Wife, Phyllis Hall of Knoxville; sons, Randy Hall and wife Lisa of Powell, Tony Hall of Knoxville, and Dr. Charles Hall Jr of Mobile, Ala.; grandchildren, Autumn Angel Hall and Sa-vannah Grace Hall. Charles’s family held a graveside service for him at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Red Hill Baptist Church in Andersonville with full military honors, with the Rev. Lee Murphy and Ronnie Helton of-ficiating. In lieu of Flowers please make any donations to Red Hill Baptist Church. Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at


Marty Morgan, 49, Clinton, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He loved spending time with his family especially his wife and grandbabies. Marty was a volunteer firefighter for Marlow Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed watching and was a fan of Tennessee Volunteer football. Marty loved gardening and spending time at the beach. Marty was preceded in death by: Parents, Wallace and Ruby Morgan; and nephews, Charles Morgan and Jonathon Morgan. He is survived by: Wife of 30 years, Pam Morgan of Clinton; sons, Andy Housley and wife Lauren of Clinton, and Joe Dew of Clinton; daughters, Patty Mullins and husband Jamie of Clinton, and Dakota Dew of Clinton; brother, Robert Morgan of Las Vegas; sisters, Mary Murray and husband Jerry of Clinton, Margaret Morgan and Bobby Ray of Clinton, Melanie Murray of Clinton, and Manda Willis and husband Elmer of Clinton; grandchildren, Allison and Braxton Mullins, Mckenna, Lilah and Parker Jane Housley; and a host of other relatives and friends. Marty’s family will receive his friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with his funeral service following at 8 p.m. with the Rev. Gene Roach officiating. Marty’s interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Glen Foust Cemetery in Rocky Top. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be to the family at


Cynthia Carolyn "Wilson" Nelson, 78, LaFollette, went home to meet her precious Savior and see family Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. She was saved at the age of nine, grew up at Mt. Paran Baptist Church. She graduated at Jacksboro High School May 28, 1959. She married to her loving husband Junior Nelson May 1, 1959. Went to California where her husband was in the Navy, moved back to Tennessee and lived in Clinton for 33 years where they worked and retired. They helped build churches in Clinton, Florida and Missouri. Her husband was ordained a Minister in 1981 and started a church in South Clinton, helped to build one in Florida and served in Missouri where her husband Pastored for five years. It was a joy to serve the Lord and see folks get saved. She lead one lady at the age of 99-years old to the Lord. Went and visited with patients at five different Nursing Homes for 34 years. She saw all the states and went to the Holy Land. Her and her husband were missionaries in Belize. She loved to quilt, embroider and travel. Preceded in death by: Husband, Elmer Nelson Jr.; parents, Elijah and Bessie "Fowler" Wilson; brothers, James O. Wilson, Eugene Wilson, and Wilborne "Cotton" Wilson; sister, Josephine Wright. Survivors: Brothers, Robert David Wilson; several nieces and nephews; a host of relatives and friends all over the U.S.A. and church folks; four godchildren, Alex Baird, Brooke Evans, Tyler Evans and Hunter Evans. Services for Mrs. Wilson will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at New Horizon Baptist Church with the Rev. Chris Thomas and the Rev. Josh Etters officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Powell Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at New Horizon Baptist Church. Condolences may be given at Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home.


Jannie Julene Richards, 69, Knoxville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at her home. Jannie was better known as Jul and Julie to her close friends. She loved camping and fishing. Jannie worked in the deli for several years at the IGA on Edgemoor Road in Claxton in her earlier years. She was manager at several locations of Shoney’s in Knoxville. Jannie fought cancer several different occasions and was proud to say she was cancer free. Jannie was preceded in death by: Parents, Edgar and Laura Floyd; grandson, Jeffrey Floyd; and brother-in-law, Jim Pointer. Jannie is survived by: Son, Brian Radcliff of Knoxville; daughter, Kimberly Floyd of Clinton; sisters, Linda Pointer of Corryton, and Christene Simmons and husband Dave of Minton, Fla.; grandchildren, Bradley Floyd, Gregory Floyd, Mathew Floyd, Antonio Radcliff, Zachary Claybough and Laura Radcliff; great-grandchildren, Sophia Baker, Aria Jackson, Aliveea Floyd and Everley Floyd; friend, Randy Crandall of Knoxville; and a host other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Jones Mortuary LLC, 375 N Main Street, Clinton, TN 37716. Jannie’s family and friends held a graveside service for her at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2018. at Clark Cemetery in Maryville. Jones Mortuary in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at


Donald Ray Bean, 69, Oliver Springs, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. He was a wonderful father, loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a Tennessee Titan Fan and a Boy Scout Leader for Claxton. Donald was of the Baptist faith. Donald was preceded in death by: Parents, Fred and Edna Bean; wife, Bonnie Lynn Bean; brother, Charles Bean; sisters, Mary Rose Ford and Daphine Hopper. Donald is survived by: Son, Michael Bean (Melissa) of Sparta; daughters, Diana Bean of Oliver Springs, and Sarah Carroll of Oliver Springs; brothers, Ruben Bean (Peggy) of Clinton, “Jimmy” James Edward Bean (Mildred) of Oliver Springs, and the Rev. Fred Bean (Melissa) of Clinton; sisters, Helen Ruth McGill (Dock) of Clinton, Sandra Jobe of Lake City, Joyce Hutchinson (Kenny) of Andersonville, Beatrice Miller (Lester) of Lake City, and Anna Jo Bridges (Eddie) of Lake City; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Donald’s family will receive his friends from 7 – 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in the chapel of Jones Mortuary. His funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Jarnigan Chapel Baptist Church in Clinton with the Rev. Eddie Bridges officiating. Donald’s interment will follow his funeral service in the church cemetery with full military honors. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at