Emanuel H. Howard

October 21st, 2014

Howard, Emanuel Houston – age 79 departed this life October 21, 2014 at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN. He was born March 20, 1935 to Katherine Garrett and Lenton Marshall of Knoxville, TN. He was preceded in death by sisters, Marjorie Sue Clemons, Barbara Lou Curry; daughter, Amanda Stout; son, Sylvester Blue; grandsons, [...]

Thomas L. Banks

October 20th, 2014

Banks, Thomas L. – of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away October 20, 2014. Mr. Banks retired from Stokes Electrical Company and worked with the City of Knoxville Park and Recreation and the Senior Aide Program. He was a faithful member of Wilder Missionary Baptist Church where he served as the president of the Deacon and Usher [...]

Brenda Sue James Cribb

October 19th, 2014

CRIBB, BRENDA SUE JAMES – was born March 3, 1958 and passed away October 19, 2014 to Rosa Lee Cooper James and Edward Willie James, Sr. She was the the fifth child of six children. She graduated from Austin East High School in 1977. She lived the life that she wanted. From there she had [...]

Audrey A. McGhee

October 16th, 2014

McGhee, Audrey A. – age 75, departed this life peacefully, on Monday, October 6, 2014 at Beverly Park place Healthcare. She was born November 19, 1938 in Mascot, TN. She graduated from Austin High School and Knoxville College. She was a faithful member of Lennon Seney United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by [...]

Rosa Lee Cooper James

September 19th, 2014

James, Cooper Rosa Lee age 82 was born on February 25, 1932 in Pulaski, Little Rock Arkansas to Richard Cooper and Lucy Evelyn Biles.  She was the older of the two siblings.  She departed this life to go home on Friday, September 19, 2014 at her home in Knoxville, Tennessee after a short illness. Mrs. James [...]

Mae Louise Wade

September 10th, 2014

Wade, Mae Louise – age 93 years, of Knoxville, TN., passed away peacefully on Friday morning, September 5, 2014. She was a faithful member of Rogers Memorial Baptist Church and Iota Phi Lambda Sorority. She retired from Knoxville College in 1997 where she was a Professor of Business Education. She was preceded in death by [...]

Cynthia Fay Jones

September 8th, 2014

Jones, Cynthia Fay – of Knoxville, TN, was born to the union of John H. Martin and Fay D. Martin on September 8, 1947. Cynthia went to be with Jesus on September 7, 2014. Cynthia leaves to cherish her memories:  daughters, Cynthia, Diane and Jackie; son, Frank; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Special thanks [...]

Rev. James Whyte

September 4th, 2014

Rev. James Whyte, of Knoxville, departed this life on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at UT Medical Center.   He was the former pastor of Clinton Chapel and Wallace Chapel in Knoxville.  He leaves a loving wife, Rev. Marcia Whyte; daughters, Teri Whyte-Scott (Richard); Emily Whyte; Noelle Whyte; son, Isaiah Whyte; granddaughters, Amber Scott and Jaeda Scott; [...]

Ruby L. Staples

September 3rd, 2014

Staples, Ruby L. – age 86, departed this life on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at NHC Fort Sanders Healthcare. She was born on May 21, 1928 in Columbia, SC. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Earl Staples. Survived by granddaughters, Ericka Evans, Nicole Foster and Elease Suber; 7 great-grandchildren; a host of [...]

Ella Harper

August 31st, 2014

Harper, Ella W. – of Knoxville departed this life on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elouise Washington. Survivors are husband, Jimmy Harper; children, Ricky Washington and Sabrina Harper, Knoxville; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and 1 great- great grandchild; 2 brothers; 2 sisters and a [...]