Alvina Lynne Martin

June 2nd, 2016

Alvina Lynne Martin age 80 of Knoxville, TN  born September 25, 1935, went to be with her Savior on June 02, 2016 at Tennova Hospice. She was a dedicated member of Cherry Street Church of God. Mrs. Martin retired from the State, East Tennessee Chest Diseased Hospital and Knox County Health Department as an X-ray [...]

Ellis L. Jones

June 2nd, 2016

Ellis Lane Jones of Knoxville departed this life June 2, 2016 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. He was a Sargent the United States Army, Police officer, C.N.A. and FBI Agent. Preceded in death by his father, Ellis Jones Sr., mother, Josie Knight Jones; daughter, Alesia Jones; brothers, Larry, Keith and Michael Jones; sisters, Gloria, Terry [...]

Betty A. Benton

April 12th, 2016

Benton, Betty Ann Womble of Oak Ridge, TN departed this life on April 12, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Jackson; great-grandson, Mekhi Reid; mother, Naomi Womble; brother, Lawrence Womble; aunt, Mary Horton; cousins, William Holt, Paul Holt, David Holt and Revae Holt. She is survived by: daughters, [...]

Larry C. Chapman

April 10th, 2016

Larry Charles Chapman was born to Christopher and Dorothy Chapman on November 15, 1959 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on April 10, 2016. He fought a good fight, he kept the faith. Larry was a long time member of High Street Baptist Church, Roanoke, VA. Preceded in death by [...]

Thomas Clark, Sr.

January 23rd, 2016

Clark, Thomas, Sr. – departed this life on Saturday, January 23, 2016 a Beverly Park Place Health & Rehabilitation Center. Preceded in death by parents, Richard and Roberta Clark; brother, Richard D. Clark; grandmother, Rosa Lee Clark; first wife, Grace A. Clark; second wife, Betty Stovall Clark; aunt and uncle, Deacon Horace (Carrie) Stribling. Survivors: [...]

Dr. Jesse James

January 18th, 2016

Dr. Jesse James passed away on January 18, 2016, at his residence. He was born on January 26, 1937, in Haynesville, Louisiana, and is a graduate of Texas Southern University where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Mathematics. In 1965 he earned the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biochemistry from the [...]

Shelia L. Mattress Hooker

January 16th, 2016

Shelia L. Mattress Hooker, was born February 10, 1970 went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2016. She was preceded in death by father, Robert Mattress; grandfather, James Mattress; great-nephew, Tawaud Mattress, Jr.; niece, Shaira; grandmothers, Geneva Freeman and Barbara Taylor;  grandfather, Lee Higley. She leaves to cherish fond memories: husband, Evans; [...]

Danny “Rock” Anderson

January 9th, 2016

Danny (Rook) Anderson, of Knoxville passed away January 9, 2016. He was preceded in death by both parents, John Anderson, Sr. and Ollie Avery-Anderson; siblings, Loretta and Jerry Avery. He leaves to carry on his memory: wife, Debra Anderson; daughter, Kayla (Josh) Anderson; aunts, Shirley Johnson Avery, Betty Avery; uncle, Bobby Avery; siblings, John Jr., Kenny, [...]

Allen Terry Brown

January 6th, 2016

Mr. Allen Terry Brown, son of the late Jean Blackmon- Brown and Albert Brown, was born on August 28, 1953 in Manhattan, New York. He grew up in Englewood, NJ, later moved to Lancaster and Hilton Head, SC. and Richmond, VA, and eventually moved to Knoxville, TN. He entered into eternal rest on January 6, [...]

James C. Bowman, Jr.

January 5th, 2016

James Clifford Bowman, Jr. departed this life Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marjorie Sue Clemons, father, James C. Bowman, Sr.; step-father Hubert Clemons; brother, Daral R. Clemons; uncle, Emanuel Howard; aunt, Barbara Brinson-Curry. Survivors daughters, Loreasa Harris, Kendra Bowman, LaKesha Westfield; son, [...]