Obituaries

Hans Jochum Meininger, age 90

Hans Jochum Meininger, age 90, passed away at Select Speciality Hospital in Powell, TN on Friday, January 21, 2022. Hans enjoyed working and travelling with his family to Hawaii. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Delores Marie Meininger. Hans is survived by his sons, Peter …

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Rodney Lunsford, age 55

Rodney Lunsford, age 55 of Lancaster, California, previously from Heiskell, TN pass away on October 10, 2021 in Lancaster, California. Rodney’s family and friends will gather for a memorial service at 6:00pm on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in the chapel of Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, …

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Leslie William Huffman, 61, of Knoxville

Leslie William Huffman, of Knoxville TN, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 at Cumberland Village in LaFollette, Tn. Les loved his family, his music and his work in Hospitality. He grew up in a family of six as the second son of a school teacher, in Trotwood …

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Willie D Graham

Willie D Graham gained his angel wings on Friday, January 14, 2022. Willie worked for many years at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, but his true passions were classic cars (especially his 69 Camaro), Norris Craft boats and fishing. He won the first bass tournament he ever competed in, and the …

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Charles V. Stripling, age 84 of Harriman

Charles V. Stripling, age 84 of Harriman, passed away on January 15, 2022, at Roane Medical Center. He was born on June 1, 1937, in Oliver Springs and spent his whole life in this area.  He proudly served our country in the United States Army National Guard and later worked …

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John Rice Irwin, 91

John Rice Irwin – Cultural historian and founder of the Museum of Appalachia, passed away at the age of 91 on Sunday, January 16, 2022, in Clinton, Tennessee. His family was blessed to be by his side when he drew his final breath.Irwin was born on December 11, 1930, in …

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LaVern Douglas

The Lord called LaVern Douglas home on January 13, 2022. Born in 1957 in Toledo, Ohio, he made his earthly home in Clinton, Tennessee.He leaves behind an adoring family and many close friends, neighbors, and coworkers who all loved him dearly.LaVern was preceded in death by father Russell Douglas and …

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Ralph Marshall Wilshire, age 70 of Clinton

Ralph Marshall Wilshire, age 70 of Clinton, passed away suddenly on Friday, January 14th, 2022. Ralph retired with the Anderson County School System as a custodian after 42 years. He loved working with the children and staff at the old South Clinton Elementary and Lake City Elementary School. This also …

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Billy Hayes, age 81, of Anderson County

Billy Hayes, age 81, of Anderson County, passed away on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Cumberland Village in Lafollette. He was born in Knoxville, TN on May 21, 1940 to the late Allen and Nola Beeler Hayes. Billy was a longstanding member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He was the …

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Arianna Lindl Ridenour, 3-month-old baby girl

Arianna Lindl Ridenour, three-month-old baby girl, passed away peacefully at her home in Knoxville, TN on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Arianna lived for a short time but made a big impact on the lives around her. She had such a strong personality, she loved to stick her tongue out, make …

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