Obituaries

Geneva Sue Lawson, age 68 of Maryville

Geneva Sue Lawson, age 68 of Maryville, TN, passed away on January 17, 2021 after a long battle with pneumonia. She was loved, respected, and will be missed. Geneva was a devout Christian and was strong in her faith. She is survived by her spouse, David Lawson; siblings, Fred Baker,Jr. …

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Timothy Gerald “Red” Phillips, age 54 of Rocky Top

Timothy Gerald “Red” Phillips, age 54 of Rocky Top, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He was born on December 7, 1966 to the late Mitchell and Earldeen Washam Phillips. He was a dispatcher with the Rocky Top Police Department and …

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Chaz Edward Martin, 28, Clinton

Chaz Edward Martin, 28, Clinton, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle on January 17, 2021. Chaz was of Baptist faith and slept with his bible. He very much believed in the power of prayer. He was a gun enthusiast, loved all animals, grilling, our family beach vacations, working …

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Sue Ann Appleton, age 64

Mrs. Sue Ann Appleton, age 64, passed away last Thursday, January 14 in Oak Ridge, TN, due to complications from Covid. The former Sue Weber was born in Muskegon, MI, on September 18, 1956 to Frederick Weber, Sr. and Virginia (Frantz) Weber. She graduated from Mona Shores High School in …

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Anita Jo Smith, age 63 of Powell

Anita Jo Smith, age 63 of Powell passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the University of Tennessee.  Anita was a member of Riverview Baptist Church.  She retired from Anderson County School System after 27 years of service.  Throughout her life she loved reading books, crafts but her real …

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Wilma C. Basler, age 90, of Kingston

Wilma C. Basler, age 90, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Robertsdale Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Robertsdale, Alabama. She was born October 27, 1930 in Harriman and was a lifelong resident of Roane County until her illness. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and …

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Anna Martin Bailey, age 85 of Clinton

Anna Martin Bailey, age 85 of Clinton passed away on January 17, 2021. She was  born in Dandridge, TN on December 8, 1935 and graduated from Maury High School in 1954. She was married to Harold (H.R.) Bailey for 59 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in …

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William “Hoyet” Hill, age 85 of Clinton

William “Hoyet” Hill, age 85 of Clinton passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Methodist Medical Center.  He was born September 22, 1935 in Anderson County, Tennessee to the late Willie Tate and Ollie Higdon Hill.  Hoyet was a veteran of the United States Army and served his country …

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Judy Higdon Cowell

Judy Higdon Cowell (August 22, 1940 – January 16, 2021)  Judy loved and lived life to the fullest. She never met a stranger. She was energetic, always giving generously of herself to everyone who knew and loved her. A member of the Norris High School Class of 1958, Judy was …

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Barbara Jean Carden, age 89 of Rocky Top

Barbara Jean Carden, age 89 of Rocky Top passed away on Friday, January 15, 2021.  She was born September 15, 1931 in Lenoir City, Tennessee to the late Benjamin and Arietta Smiddy.  Barbara was a member of New Salem Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded …

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