Obituaries

Linda D. Anthony, age 71 of Clinton

Linda D. Anthony, age 71 of Clinton, passed away March 13th, 2022 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, TN. Linda was born on July 23rd, 1950 in Knoxville, TN. she attended Clinton High School. During her career she worked …

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Patrick Scott Kesterson, age 49 of Clinton

Patrick Scott Kesterson, age 49 of Clinton, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at his home after a brief illness. He was born in Kansas City, MO on July 5, 1972. Patrick was a 1990 graduate of Anderson County High School and was of the Baptist faith. He worked …

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Norma Kidwell, age 88, of Powell

Norma Kidwell, age 88, of Powell, entered heaven on Monday, March 14, 2022, at Parkwest Medical Center.  She was passionately known as “Granny” to her family, whom she showered with love.  She was a devoted Christian who faithfully served alongside her husband in the ministry.  Norma was preceded in death …

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Russell “Rusty” Todd Raby

Russell “Rusty” Todd Raby passed suddenly on Feb. 25th. Rusty was born May 15, 1964, preceded in death by his parents Frank and Betty Lou Raby, brothers Mike and Dennis Raby. Survived by half-sister Bonnie Eisner, uncle James Raby, aunt Nettie Betsell and many cousins, with special thanks to Donald …

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Mary Ruth Stansberry, age 90 of Clinton

Mary Ruth Stansberry, age 90 of Clinton, passed away at her sister-in-law’s home on Saturday, March 12, 2022 She was born on September 17, 1931, in Lake City, TN, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton.  Mary Ruth worked as a Switchboard Operator at Martin Marietta and …

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Betty Jean Powers, age 84

Betty Jean Powers, age 84, passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, TN on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Betty was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed flower gardening. She is preceded in death by her parents, Millard and Marie Cox; sons, Darrell Powers and Michael Powers; daughter, …

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Sharon Marlene Knepp, 86, of Clinton

Sharon Marlene Knepp passed away peacefully at home in Clinton, TN on Friday, March 11, 2022, at the age of 86. Sharon was born on November 22, 1935, in New Haven, MI to Norman and Gladys Kammer.  She was raised by her father and stepmother, Alma. On July 18, 1953, …

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Sherry Elaine Smith, age 74, of Clinton

Sherry Elaine Smith, age 74, passed away at her home in Clinton, TN on Monday, March 14, 2022. Sherry loved to read her Bible and watch Pastors on TV. She loved her family and had a heart of gold.Sherry is preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Alma Thomas, …

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Carolyn Sue Puckett Backus, age 77, of Kingston

Carolyn Sue Puckett Backus, age 77, of Kingston passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.  She was born November 16, 1944, in Decatur, Alabama.   She was a graduate of Roane County High School and received degrees from both Lincoln Memorial University and Bowling Green State University. Carolyn’s …

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Linda Sue Christopher, age 81, of Kingston

Linda Sue Christopher, age 81, of Kingston passed away Friday, March 11, 2022, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.  Sue was born November 29, 1940, in Harriman and was a lifelong resident of Roane County and longtime member of First Baptist Church of Kingston.  She was a graduate of Oliver Springs …

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