Obituaries

Betty Long

Betty Long devoted mother and wife preceded in death by her husband Floyd Long. Betty is survived by her daughter Tammy, son in law Calvin and their three children, son Jim and his two children, daughter in law Tammy, daughter Carolyn and son in law Wes and their 2 children. She also …

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Dianne Stakes age 76 of Clinton

Dianne Stakes age 76 of Clinton passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Courtyard Assisted Living in Oak Ridge.  She was born April 11, 1946 in Springfield, Missouri to the late Joseph and Marjorie Stakes.  Throughout her life she had a passion for art and loved to draw and …

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Sandra Elaine Scott Lowe, 68, of Oliver Springs

Sandra Elaine Scott Lowe, age 68 of Oliver Springs, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022. Sandra was born on December 13, 1953 and was raised in “Browdertown” of Oliver Springs. She was a member of Community Baptist Church and worked for many years at Roane Hosiery Mill, but devoted …

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Christina Dawn Johnson, age 46, of Kingston

Christina Dawn Johnson, age 46, a resident of Kingston, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at Roane Medical Center.  She was born January 14, 1976, in Knoxville and was a 1993 graduate of Roane County High School.  Christina was of the Baptist faith and had attended Central Baptist Church in Kingston as long …

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Craig Jamon Dixon, 59, of Clinton

Craig Jamon Dixon, 59, of Clinton, TN peacefully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 25, 2022 surrounded by family. He was born on April 3, 1963 in Los Angeles, CA to the late James (Jim) Dixon and Marion Holt. Craig worked for Anderson County Schools as a special education teacher and devoted his …

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Ronnie Lee Mitchell, age 80

Ronnie Lee Mitchell, age 80, passed away at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN on Friday, June 24th, 2022. Ronnie worked for the Anderson County Highway Department for 25 years, and he was a hard-working man who enjoyed sharing stories with others about his work with the ACHD. In his …

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Kenneth “Dean” Strong, age 87

Kenneth “Dean” Strong, age 87 passed away peacefully on June 23, 2022, at Blount Memorial Hospital.  Dean was a member and the oldest deacon of Laurel Branch Baptist Church, he belonged to Coal Creek Lodge #492 in Rocky Top, Tennessee.  Dean was a quiet, honest, considerate, respectful, and hard-working man.  …

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Lucy Rieder Jones, 55, of Knoxville

A private Celebration of Life for 55 year old Lucy Rieder Jones of Knoxville, TN will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton, TN, at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. Danny Chisholm officiating. She is survived by her sons: Marine Corps Sargent A. Conrad Jones of San …

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Loretta Adkins Lee, 98

Loretta Adkins Lee, 98, was born in Fonde, KY, in 1924 to coal miner Dock Adkins and Minnie Goad Adkins (deceased).  Siblings deceased were Bobby, Glyness, Lacy, and Lorene. She was the wife of Howard Jonathan Lee, Sr. (Pinky), deceased, who was from Colmar, KY. Loretta leaves behind two children, …

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