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LACKEY, ALEX - Born February 27, 1868, died January 16, 1947, at the age of 78 years, 10 months and 20 days. He joined the Black Creek Baptist Church about 1904 and lived a devoted Christian life until death. "A loving one from us is gone. A voice from us is still. A vacant place is in our hearts that never can be filled." (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1947, p6)


LACKEY, MITCHEL - was born in Scott County on October 6th, 1882, departed this life June 29, 1960. He was married to ROBIE ELLIS and to this union were born 7 children, his wife, one son and two daughters, having preceded him in death. Surviving him are 2 sons, SILAS of Syracuse, N.Y., MILFORD of Charlotte, North Carolina; 2 daughters, MOUNTIE MOFFETTE of Ohio; ADDIE DAVIS, of Robbins; 1 brother, RIBY LACKEY, of Robbins; 1 sister, LOUISE BLEVINS of Robbins, 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He professed a faith in Christ and joined the Beach [?] Creek Baptist Church where he remained a member until death. We feel our loss is his eternal gain in glory. Black Creek Baptist Church. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1960, p19)


LAKIN, ELIZABETH - "Woman Killed in Head - On Crash -- Son, Who Was Driving Car, Held On Vagrancy Charge" Marion county's third fatal accident was recorded yesterday. Mrs. ELIZABETH LAKIN, 45 years old, R.R. 17, Box 432, was killed when the car in which she riding was involved in a head-on collision with another car on 30th street west of Flackville. The car in which she was riding, driven by her son, ROBERT LAKIN, 28, R.R. 17, Box 432, at a high rate of speed, crashed head-on into a car driven by J.B. RUDDELL, 56, 1118 Congress avenue at a culvert in 30th street between United States 52 and Georgetown Road. The drivers and a passenger in RUDDELL's car, WILLIAM E. DOUGHERTY, 29, 1155 Congress avenue, were treated at City Hospital. Victim's Son Arrested. Deputy sheriffs arrested LAKIN on charges of vargancy. LAKIN, according to police files, has been arrested on 13 charges in the last seven years but had been convicted on only three. LAKIN later was brought to police headquarters and slated under bond of $1000. Deputies also arrested a woman who identified herself as ANNA McMANN, 39, living in the 700 block in North Holmes avenue. She was riding with LAKIN, but left the scene of the accident before deputies arrived. They charged her with drunkenness and vagrancy. Native of Tennessee. Mrs. LAKIN, who was born in Winfield, Tenn., had lived in Indianapolis 33 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church in Winfield. Survivors are the husband, ROBERT LAKIN: four sons. ROBERT E. LAKIN, ROY L. LAKIN, DONALD LAKIN and CHARLES LAKIN, all of Indianapolis: five brothers, MACK ADKINS, AVRY ADKINS and TRUMAN ADKINS, all of Indianapolis, JESSE ADKINS of Columbus, and Rev. L.L. ADKINS of Harriman, Tenn., and four sisters, Mrs. A.L. COLLINS of Indianapolis, Mrs. MAUD KING of Rockhold, Ky.; Mrs. MELVIN PRISCILLIS of Berda, Ky., and Mrs! . D.A. MINTON of Harlington, Ky. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon in the Conkle funeral home. Burial will be in Bethel cemetery. (Source: Indianapolis News, Marion Co, IN, 14 January 1941)


LAMBERT, THOMAS EDWIN - Son of Mr. and Mrs. BOB LAMBERT was born May 7, 1930, passed away November 29, 1947, at the age of 17 years, 6 months and 21 days. He was baptized into the Bethlehem Church, July 1944, and was a faithful servant until death. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1948, p6)


LANCE, Mrs. MASLE M. - age 88, of Huntsville, formerly of Maynardville, passed away Monday evening, October 25, 1999, at Scott Co. Hospital. Member of New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Harrison and Lue Cooper; and sister, Mammie Eastridge. Survivors: son, Charlie Lance and wife, Naomi of Huntsville; daughter, Fay and husband, James Yadon of Maynardville; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; adopted son, Lawrence Eastridge and wife, Gail. Funeral service at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Ailor's Chapel with Rev. Leonard Goins and Rev. E.R. Cooper officiating. Interment at 11 a.m. Thursday in Pleasant View Cemetery, Maynardville. Pallbearers: Larry Eastridge, Bill Roberts, Matt Lance, Charles Lance, Chris Hamilton and Jeremy Large. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Ailor Mortuary, Maynardville. (Source:  Knoxville News-Sentinel, 27 Oct 1999)


LASLEY, MEADY – 57, of Helenwood died November 17th, 2002 at the Scott County  Hospital. She was preceded in death by her father, GOLDMAN LINDSAY and sisters, LIBBY  GROSS and DIXIE LINDSAY. Mrs. LASLEY is survived by her husband, FRANKLIN D. LASLEY, Helenwood; son,  DWAYNE LASLEY, Clinton; daughters, MELINDA ANDERSON, Jacksboro and JOANN  HART, Helenwood; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; mother, GEORGIS  LINDASY, Jacksboro; sisters, BELVA CHAPMAN, MARTHA SWAFFORD and LOUISE ADKINS  all of Jacksboro; MARY ELLEN WALLACE, Cleveland, TN; BETTY DRAUGHN, Caryville. Funeral services were November 20th in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral  Home with the Reverends WILLIS HARNESS and JOHNNY PERRY officiating. Interment was in Indian Creek Cemetery. Martin Wilson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  (Source:  LaFollette Press, 21 Nov 2002)


LATHAM, CHARLENE – 81, of New Castle died Sunday at  Hickory Creek Convalescent Center.  She had resided in New Castle the past 30 years.  She was a homemaker and member of a Baptist church in  Tennessee. She was born March 16, 1921, in Scott  County, Tennessee. She is survived by three daughters, CORINE (husband:  ARNOLD) WEST and LOIS (husband: DILLARD) SMITH, both of  Robbins, Tenn., and BETTY DAFFRON of New Castle; six sons, CHARLIE, CLAUDE (wife: JOAN), GILBERT (wife: BETTY), LAWRENCE, LARRY (wife: JANEL) and HURSTLE (wife: DONNA), all of New Castle; many grandchildren; many  great-grandchildren; four stepchildren, T.G. (wife: ELLA MAY)  LATHAM of Anderson, JAMES LATHAM of New Castle, VIRGINIA DAY of Rockwood, Tenn., and GOLDIE of  Indianapolis; several stepgrandchildren; several stepgreat-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, JAMES RYAN; and a son, BENNY.  Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Macer-Hall Funeral Home with the Rev. BOBBY SLAGLE officiating.  Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery.  Friends may call from  3-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. (Source:  Courier-Times, Newcastle, IN, 26 Aug 2002)


LAWSON, JULIA BELLE JONES - 86, formerly of Robbins, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 1999 at 5:40 p.m. in the National Health Care Center in Cookeville. Born in Scott Co. on July 25, 1912, she was the daughter of the late THOMAS and KIZZIE HUTSON JONES of the Cordell Community. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Robbins for over 50 years and remained of strong faith unil her passing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, FRANK LAWSON; her oldest daughter, ELLEN BROWN DUNLAP; one grandson; three brothers; and four sisters. She is survived by three daughters, LUCILLE DUNCAN of Huntsville, BETTY SHANNON and husband BILLY of Sunbright and CATHY GARRETT and husband HOMER of Cookeville; four sons, GAITHER and wife SUE of Muncie Ind., WITMER and wife SHIRLEY of Amherst, Ohio, ROGER and wife JACKIE of Amherst, Ohio and DEXTER and wife KATHY of Robbins; 26 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildre; two sisters, BETTY BYRGE and EDNA PARRISH, both of Morgan County Life Care Center of Wartburg; and several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral Services were conducted Sunday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Mr. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church of Robbins with Rev. CHARLES NORTHRUP and Rev CARLIE DUNCAN officiating. Music was provided by the Downhome Quartet and the O'Neils. Burial followed in the Honeycutt-Lawson Family Cemetery in Robbins. Grandsons served as pallbearers. The family received friends Saturday evening from 6 until 9 p.m. in Jones and Son Funeral Home. Jones and Son Funeral Home of Oneida was in charge of the arrangements. (Source:  Morgan County News, 21 Jan 1999)


LAWSON, JUNIOR - 67, an assembler with Powell Valve Co. in Cincinnati and a church deacon, died Thursday. Surviving are his wife, MARIE JEFFERS LAWSON; three daughters, SHARON LAWSON and KAREN SCOTT, both of Verona, and SHERRY FERGUSON of Florence; six brothers, CLIFTON of Cincinnati, VIRGIL and CLARK, both of Knoxville, Tenn., LLOYD of Huntsville, Tenn., VOYD of Smyrna, Tenn., and GARY of Winfield, Tenn.; four sisters, IMOGENE CROWLEY of Clinton, Tenn., BARBARA STRUNK and ROSA LEE LAWSON, both of Huntsville, Tenn., and DIXIE FAYE PYLE of Oliver Springs, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. todayand the service at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Beaver Lick Christian Church Cemetery in Boone County.  (Source:  Cincinnati Enquirer, 1 Aug 1997, pB1)


LAWSON, LUCINDA JEFFERS - 88, of Helenwood, died May 4, 1998, at the Scott County Hospital. Born in Scott County, Tenn., March 25, 1920, she was the daughter of the late BERLIN and MINNIE LLOYD JEFFERS. In addition to her parents, she was preceded also in death by her husband, SILAS LAWSON; four sons: J.C., DONALD RAY, EDLRIDGE, and BOBBY LAWSON; and one daughter, BEULAH LAWSON. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters: MINNIE PEMBERTON and husband, RICHARD of Helenwood, ELLA MAE PHILLIPS and husband, JAMES of Paducah, Ky., and FRANKIE JUNE RAALTE and husband, JOHN of Rolen, Mich.; one son, PETE LAWSON and wife, PENNY of Helenwood, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, numerous great-great-grandchildren, three sisters: BESSIE CHAMBERS of the Capitol Hill community, FLORA HAMBLIN of Winona, and LAURA COOK of Huntsville; and many other relatives. Funeral service was to have been conducted May 6, 1998, 8 p.m., in the chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home with Rev. CHRIS DAY and Rev. RONNIE DUNCAN officiating. Music was to have been provided by the Duncan Family. Interment was to follow in Carson Memorial Park. Jones and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 22, No. 50, Thu, 7 May 1998, p16)


LAXTON, EDNA FAYE LLOYD - 59, of Robbins, Tenn., died August 11, 1998 at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Born in Elgin, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late HAROLD E. and ETHEL SEXTON LLOYD. In addition to her parents, she was preceded also in death by one brother, CHARLES LLOYD. She is survived by her husband, JAMES F. LAXTON; two daughters: PAMELA MOORE and husband, MIKE of Indianapolis, Ind., and PEGGY BAKER and husband, WALLY of Robbins, Tenn.; four granddaughters, one sister, THELMA LEWALLEN of Robbins, two brothers: BOBBY LLOYD of Indianapolis, Ind., and JAMES (Harold) LLOYD and wife, PEGGY of Greenwood, Ind.; three sisters-in-law: IRENE CROSS ROBBINS of Franklin, Ind.; MARTHA PARSONS of Piquo, Ohio, and ANN CROSS of Oneida; and many other relatives. Funeral service was conducted August 13, 1998, in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Pastor JIM DAY officiating. Music was provided by JOANN and BRANDY CULVER. Interment followed in the Sexton-Todd Cemetery, Elgin. Jones & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 13, Thu, 20 August 1998, p12)

LAXTON, EDNA - 59, of Robbins, Tenn., died August 11, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Funeral arrangements were incomplete as of press time, but will be printed in next week’s issue of the Independent Herald. Jones and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 12, Thu, 13 August 1998, p14)


LAXTON, JERRY WAYNE – the [?] son of Mr. And Mrs. HOWARD LAXTON of Helenwood died in the Baptist hospital after an illness of three weeks. Besides his parents he is survived by a brother JAMES HOWARD and a sister [line undecipherable] parents, Mrs. MOUNT LAXTON of Oneida, Mr. And Mrs. WALTER HAWKINS of Jellico, Tenn. Funeral services were held at the Annadel Baptist church Sunday afternoon, February 8 with Rev. JACKSON CHAMBERS, LEE SMITH and JAMES MARCUM officiating. Burial in Laxton family cemetery. West in charge. (Source: Scott County News, 13 Feb 1953, p8)


LAXTON, LEON - born March 13, 1923, deceased this life August 24, 1960. He leaves to mourn his passing a wife, BETTY CAROL STANLEY LAXTON; one son, SCOTT RAY; three daughters, Mrs. BETTY JEAN HOOD and Mrs. RUTH KENNEDY of Illinois, Miss BEVERLY ANN LAXTON of Oneida; 3 brothers, LOTHERY of Texas, MILFORD and OTIS of Oneida; 6 sisters, Mrs. VERGIE VALLIER and Mrs. TINAH RUTHENBERG of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. DEAN CARSON of Sunbright, Tenn., Mrs. INEZ TROXEL, Seymour, Indiana, Mrs. VEDA DUNCAN and Miss BARBARA LAXTON of Oneida and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. He joined the Pine Hill Baptist Church, August 8, 1942 and lived a faithful Christian life until his death. We cannot say that he is dead, he is just away. With a cherry[cheery] smile and wave of the hand. He has wandered into an unknown land. And left us dreaming how very fair it needs must be since he is there. Think of him still the same I say, he is not dead, he is just away. Pine Hill Baptist Church. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1960, p16)


LAXTON, LEVI - 72 of Pioneer, Tenn. Passed away Wednesday, September 22, at the Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. Born in Scott County, Tennessee July 28, 1927 he was the son of the late ARZO and ROSE CARSON LAXTON. He professed a hope in Christ and was baptized in June of 1954 at the New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, and became a deacon on July 29, 1956. At the time of his death he was a charter member and deacon of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. He was a 1946 graduate of Huntsville High School. He owned and operated the new Laxton Mining Company for several years. He retired from the US Postal Service and was a well known black angus cattle farmer and a member of the American Angus Association. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, SANDRA ROSE LAXTON; grandson, RICHARD LEVI BRYANT; two infant grandsons, JAMISON and SHEA BRYANT; a granddaughter, AMANDA KATE THOMPSON and Father and Mother in law, ARTHUR and BETTIE JEFFERS. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 53 years, OPHELIA JEFFERS LAXTON; four daughters, MARVA ROBBINS and Husband JOE, JUANELL BRYANT and Husband LAMANCE all of Pioneer, Tenn., KAY THOMPSON and husband BOB of Oneida, Tenn. and JANET LAXTON of Knoxville; two grandsons, CADE BRYANT and JOEL ROBBINS; four granddaugthters, WENDY SLAVEN and husband CHRIS, AMY CARSON and husband HOLLIN, AMBEr BAIRD and husband DAVID and LATASHA BRYANT; two great grandsons, LOGAN WEST and GAGE SLAVEN; two sisters, SHELVIE MILLER and husband, MARVIN, and DELVENE BOTTS and husband EZRA all of Pioneer, Tenn.; aunt RUBY LAY of Oneida; uncle, HAROLD CARSON of Ohio; sisters in law, ELVA YADEN of Pioneer, MELBA ACRES and husband JOHNNY, and LEAH JEFFERS and husband DON all of Oneida; brothers in law, ERVIN E. JEFFERS and wife CLOLENE of Oneida, and MILLARD JEFFERS and wife MARY LOU of Harrison, Tenn. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 26, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son funeral Home. Burial to follow in the Laxton Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday evening after 6 p.m. at Jones & Son Funeral Home. Jones & son funeral Home, Oneida, Tenn. (Source:  Knoxville News-Sentinel, 24 Sep 1999)


LAY, BUFORD MARVIN – 65, passed away January 19, 1983 in Dallas, Tex. He was the son of the late MARTIN and EDNA PENNINGTON LAY and was born May 22, 1917. He was a graduate of Huntsville High School and Lincoln Memorial University. Mr. LAY taught school for several years before retiring was the owner of Lay Machine and Tool Company of Dallas, Tex. He is survived by his wife, VAN PERKINS LAY, of Dallas, Tex.; one son, JIM LAY of Dallas, Tex.; and two daughters, JOAN PETTY, of Dallas, Tex., and JANET LAY of Port Aransas, Tex.; one brother, AUBRA C. LAY of Memphis; and seven grandchildren and many other friends and relatives in Scott County, and Tenn. Funeral service and interment was in Dallas Friday, January 21, 1932. (Source: undated clipping from unidentified newspaper, in family papers of Betty Howard of Pinole, CA)


LAY, FRANK - was born January 12, 1882 and died September 6, 1965 at the age of 83 years and 7 months. He was a member of the Elk Fork Church for 55 years and was the Choir Leader for many years and a faithful member until death. He leaves to mourn his passing 6 children, 4 daughters - MATTIE LAY of Baltimore, Maryland, GRACE SHUTLEY of Baltimore, Maryland, MARIE LAY of Elk Valley, Tennessee, and EVIS MURRAY of Elk Valley, Tenn.; 2 sons - JONES LAY of Washington, D.C. and ENIS LAY of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. We feel our loss is his eternal gain in glory. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1965, p15.)


LAY, FRED C. "Ray"- 71, of Knoxville, Tenn., died June 3, 1998, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, ERNAL and ELLANA WEST LAY. He was a member of Black Oak Heights Baptist Church. Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 102, Charles H. McKinney Lodge #433 F&AM, Knoxville Scottish Rite and Kerbela Shrine Temple. He is survived by his wife, OLIVE LAY; sons: DAVID LAY of Florida, FREDDIE, SCOTT and STEPHEN LAY, all of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughters: JANA POE of Halls, Tenn., and SUSAN BURCHFIELD of Knoxville, Tenn.; one brother, JIMMY LAY of Jacksboro, Tenn.; ten grandchildren; two uncles: F.A. WEST and GEORGE O. WEST, both of Oneida, Tenn. Funeral service was conducted June 5, 1998, at Rose Broadway Mortuary with interment in Campbell Memorial Gardens. This obituary was provided by Jones and Son Funeral Home. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No.32, Thu, 11 June 1998, p11)


LAY, HESTLER - 89, passed away on Monday morning, November 8, 1999, at Scott County Hospital.  He was the son of the late ANDREW LAY and NANCY LAWSON LAY and was also preceded in death by his wife, VIOLA LAY; seven brothers and three sisters.  Survivors include two children, ELIZABETH LAY WILSON and husband GENE, and FRED LAY and wife JUNE; grandchildren, DEBORAH WILSON, PATTY EBY, TABITHA OLDHAM, FRED LAY, Jr., and STEPHANIE LYLE; one great-grandchild, ANDREW CHRISTOPHER LAY; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 13, at 2:30 p.m. at Five Black Gum Baptist Church, with Rev. BEN LAY officiating.  Burial will be in the Lay Cemetery.  West-Murley Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  (Source:  Scott County News, 11 Nov 1999, p10)


LAY, JAMES R."Jimmy" - 63, of Jacksboro, died Saturday, January 30 at LaFollette Medical Center. He was an electrician and member of I.B.E.W. Union Local #760, and a TSSAA Football Official for 24 years.   He was preceded in death by parents, Ernal and Ellana West Lay. Survivors include wife, Glenna Queener Lay. Funeral services were held Sunday, January 31 at Cross Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby Ray Wilson officiating. Interment followed in Jacksboro Cemetery with Rev. Malcolm King officiating.  (Source:  Knoxville News-Sentinel, 31 Jan 1999)


LAY, LINDSAY L. - age 79, of Elk Valley, Tenn. passed away Nov. 29, 1969 at the Veterans Hospital, Murfreesboro. He was a member of Stanfield United Baptist Church, a veteran of World War I, and a retired farmer. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. ELLEN HUTSON LAY, Elk Valley, sons, LENWOOD, Jellico, LENOIR, Birmingham, Ala., and JAMES S., U.S. Navy; daughters, Mrs. JEANETTA BRIDGES, Norwood, Ohio, Mrs. RUTH FREELS, Vandalia, Ohio, 12 grandchildren, brothers, B.L. LAY and LONSO LAY, Elk Valley, FOLEY LAY, Knoxville. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1970, p15-16)


LAY, SARAH ELLEN SLAVEN - 70, of the Sexton Lane in Oneida, died last Friday evening, March 18, 1994, at the East Tennessee Baptist Hospital in Knoxville.  She was born in Fentress County on March 20, 1923.  She was the daughter of the late JOHN "Curl" SLAVEN and the late MELZURIA WEST SLAVEN.  She also was preceded in death by one brother, WARREN SLAVEN.  She was a member of the Pentecost Baptist Church in Oneida.  Survivors include her husband, LINDFORD LAY of the Sexton Lane in Oneida, one daughter PRISCILLA JEFFERS of Paint Rock, four sons:  LINDFORD LEE LAY of the Buffalo Community; JOHNNY LAY of Pegram, Tenn., JACK LAY of Chapmansboro, Tenn., and JERRY LAY of Nashville; nine grandchildren; one sister, MANDY "Bill" SEXTON; her stepmother, NORA SLAVEN of Oneida; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.  Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at the West-Murley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. OBIS BYRD and Rev. JAMES LAXTON officiating.   The Pentecost Baptist Church sang.  Burial was in the Isaac Reed Cemetery in Oneida.  Pallbearers were her sons along JAMES PHILLIPS and JAMES THURMON LAXTON.  West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.   (Source:  Independent Herald, Thu, 24 Mar 1994, p14)


LAY, WILLIAM TODD - 29, of Pioneer, Tennessee, died Tuesday, December 7 at Williamsburg, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by; father, JAMES LAY; brother, NEAL LAY; half-sister, FAYE AYERS. Survivors include; mother, JACKIE LAY of Jacksboro; wife, MARY LAY; sons, CHRISTOPHER LAY, and ALAN LAY, both of Pioneer; brother, JIMMY LAY of Cocoa, Florida; sister, TAMMIE SIDES of Clinton; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Friday, December 10 at Harp Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. EARL CHAPMAN officiating. Interment followed in Valleyview Cemetery.  (Source:  LaFollette Press, 16 Dec 1999)


LAYNE, JAMES HARVEY - born March 13, 1896, deceased this life September 29, 1967 at the age of 71 years, 6 months and 16 days. He was married to EDNA (CHAMBERS) LAYNE March 30, 1919 and to this Union was born 8 children. THOMAS and FREEMAN LAYNE and an infant Daughter preceded him in death. He leaves his wife EDNA LAYNE; Sons JACK and ROBERT LEE LAYNE of Oneida; Daughters BONNITA LAXTON, FREEDA SEXTON and EULA JEAN LAYNE all of Oneida; 13 Grandchildren; Brothers JOHNNIE and V. T. LAYNE; 1 Sister MARY LAYNE all of Cincinnati, Ohio, and a host of other relatives and friends. He professed a hope in Christ and joined the Elk Fork Baptist Church in Elk Valley, Tenn. Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord. (Source: West Union Association of United Baptists Minutes, 1967, p18)


LEEDS, DR. HORACE MOTT (H.M.) - age 79, of Oneida, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, January 10, 1999 at The Scott County Hospital in Oneida. Born in Winchester, Ohio July 29, 1919, he was the son of the late Dr. FRED CLIFFORD and MYRTLE MOTT LEEDS. He was a member of The First United Methodist Church in Oneida. Dr. Leeds was a graduate of Winchester High School. He received his B.S. in Education from Wilmington College in Ohio. He was a 1943 graduate of The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He served his residency at Lincoln Memorial Hospital in New York City, after which he served in The United States Army Medical Corps. During World War II he was stationed in Louzone, Phillipines. After his tour of duty of the Pacific, he returned to Fort Knox, Kentucky. Here he met his future wife, MARION, where together, they treated Army Police patients. After discharge from The Army, they were married in Fountain City, Tennessee in 1946. They resided in Knoxville, Tennessee for 2 years, where he did a Pediatric Residency at Knoxville Children's Hospital and Knoxville General Hospital. He moved to Oneida in 1948 where he joined The Thompson Clinic. He was a Family Practice Physician in the Oneida area until his retirement in 1982. Dr. LEEDS was instrumental in the formation of Scott County Hospital where he was an active member of the medical staff. Dr. and Mrs. LEEDS were instrumental in developing The Pediatric Immunization Program for Scott County. Dr. LEEDS is credited for delivering thousands of babies in the Scott County area. He was known for his willingness to see patients in the Emergency Room, their homes, as well as his own home. Upon his retirement, he was named The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians Physician of The year in 1983. On March 30, 1995, The Scott County Hospital dedicated The Emergency Room in honor of Dr. LEEDS for his years of service since 1989. He has served on The Scott County Hospital Board of Directors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant son, FRANCIS, wife MARION MASSIE LEEDS and older sister, ANNA L. ZEIGLER. He is survived by his sister, NINA LOU LEEDS of Amelia, Ohio; his son, STEVE LEEDS and wife, REGINA; grandchildren, HANNAH TARYN and JORDAN MANNING LEEDS, all of Oneida; special friend, KIRK DEWEESE; a niece, DOROTHY L. ANDERSON and nephews, S. FREDERICK ZEIGLER and MARVIN W. ZEIGLER, all of Ohio. He also leaves many other relatives and special friends. Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, January 12 at 10:30 a.m. at Lynnhurst Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. The family received friends Monday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Jones & Son Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to: Dr. LEEDS Computer Fund, c/o REGINA LEEDS, Oneida Elementary School, 330 Claude Terry Drive, Oneida, TN 37841. Jones & Son Funeral Home of Oneida is in charge of the arrangements.  (Source:   Knoxville-News Sentinel, 12 Jan 1999)


LEWALLEN, JULUS - 62, died Friday, April 24, 1998, at the Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. He was born January 21, 1936, in Scott County and was the son of the late ED and FANNIE ELLIS LEWALLEN. He was a member and deacon of the West Oneida Baptist Church. He was a law enforcement officer for many years and was Scott County Sheriff from 1972 to 1976. He also was a member of his family gospel singing group, The Guardsmen. He also was preceded in death by one son, JOE LEWALLEN; one brother, HARVEY LEWALLEN; and two sisters, VERNA LEWALLEN and DESSIE LEWALLEN LEE. Survivors include his wife, BETTY JONES LEWALLEN; a son, TERRY LEWALLEN and wife FREEDA, of Helenwood; a daughter, LINDA LEWALLEN KING and husband CARL, of Robbins; four grandsons: TIMOTHY JOE LEWALLEN and wife, JENNIFER, from Georgia; TERRY LEE LEWALLEN and DUSTY LEWALLEN, both of Helenwood; and CARL BRANDON KING of Robbins; a granddaughter, BROOKE KING, of Robbins; and one great-grandson, JOEY LEWALLEN; five brothers: HARLEY LEWALLEN and wife, Alberta, of Indiana; CARLIE LEWALLEN and wife REBA, and JUNIOR LEWALLEN and BEATRICE, all of Robbins; BILL LEWALLEN and wife FREEDA, from Armithwaite; and DOCK LEWALLEN of Glenmary; a sister, DOLLY BOWLING of Oneida; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted Monday at the West-Murley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. GUY AINSWORTH and Rev. DELBERT TERRY officiating. Burial was in the Black Creek Crossroads Cemetery. West-Murley Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 22, No. 49, Thu, 30 Apr 1998, p16)


LINDSAY, CHARLES EDWARD – 73, of Robbins, died Wednesday, April 10, 2002, at the Scott County Hospital. He was born in Dayton, Ohio, on November 22, 1928, and was the son of the late DEWEY and BELLE FORD LINDSAY. He was of the Baptist faith. He also was preceded in death by a brother, TEDDY LINDSAY. He is survived by his wife, BETTY GRIFFITH LINDSAY; one son, CHARLES R. LINDSAY and wife; MARY ELLA, of Robbins; two; daughters, SHIRLEY EDENS and husband, O. B., Jr., of Ekron, Ky., and JENNIFER LINDSAY of Robbins; one brother, DEMPSY LINDSAY of Robbins; one sister, WILMA YOUNG of Chattanooga; six grandsons and seven great-grandchildren. Many other relatives also survive.  Funeral services were conducted Saturday in the Jones & Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. MIKE SMITHERS officiating: Music was provided by the First Baptist Church of Robbins. Burial was in the Lindsay Cemetery [Brickyard Cemetery] in Robbins.  (Source:  Independent Herald, 18 Apr 2002, p14)


LINDSAY, DELPHIA INEZ – age 82, of Huntsville, Tenn., formerly of Lake City,  Tenn., passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at the Scott County Hospital  in Oneida, Tenn. She was a member of the Habersham Baptist Church. She was  preceded in death by husband, JAMES FRED LINDSAY, and parents, HERMAN and  MARY MATILDA JOHNSON. Survivors: daughter, JOHNNIE OWENS and husband, LANCE,  of Huntsville; grandchildren, Mrs. KYLE (TERRY) MURRAY of LaFollette, CONNIE  OWENS of Huntsville, and Mrs. JODY (LISA ANN) TAYLOR of Huntsville;  great-grandchildren, JAMIE MURRAY of LaFollette, and MONIKA WILLIAMS of  Oneida; sisters, STELLA FORESTER of Oak Ridge, CHRISTINE SHEPHERD of  Illinois, and GRACE KOHUS of Ohio; brother, LEE JOHNSON of California, and a  host of other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends  Saturday, September 7, 2002, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Holley Gamble  Funeral Home in Lake City. Funeral service will be Sunday, September 8, 2002,  at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Holley Gamble Funeral Home with the Rev. JAMES  L. BOLTON and Rev. MICHAEL RAY JEFFERS officiating. Interment will follow the  service at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Lake City. Holley Gamble Funeral Home,  in Lake City, in charge of all arrangements.  (Source:  Knoxville News-Sentinel, 6 Sep 2002)


LITTON, ELMER JR. - 72, of Oneida, Tenn., died February 13, 1998, at Scott County Hospital. Born in Scott County, Tenn., February 19, 1925, be was the son of the late ELMER and LYDIA MARCUM LITTON. In addition to his parents, he was preceded also in death by one infant brother. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Oneida. He is survived by his wife, EVA LITTON; one daughter, PENNY WOODS and husband, CHARLES of Oneida; one sister, JUANITA CHAMBERS; one nephew, DENNY CHAMBERS; one great-nephew, CARTER CHAMBERS, all of Oneida; four aunts: MARTHA MARCUM of Covington, Ky., DELCIE MARCUM, LAURA POSEY, and CHARITY KING, all of Oneida; and many other relatives. Funeral services were conducted February, 17, 1998, at First Baptist Church with the Rev. PHILLIP KAZEE officiating. Interment followed in Litton Cemetery. West-Murley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 22, No. 39, Thu, 19 Feb 1998, p12)


LLOYD, AUDNEY - age 72, of Oneida, Tenn., passed away Monday, Nov. 1, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Oneida, April 11, 1927. He was the son of the late BERRY and ELDORA SEXTON LLOYD. He was a member of New Haven Baptist Church in Oneida. He retired from the Scott County News as editor of the paper after 42 years of service. A United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the VFW Post #5669, and the American Legion Post #136, both of Oneida. A 32nd degree Mason and Shriner with Oneida Masonic Lodge #695. AUDNEY was active with the arts and crafts division of the Scott County Fair Association and was an avid photographer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, EDISON and EUGENE LLOYD; sister, EDNA FAYE LLOYD CASSIDY; brothers-in-law, EDWARD CASSIDY and WALTER H. TERRY; and sister-in-law, RUTH LLOYD. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, JOYCE HATFIELD LLOYD; son, RONNIE LLOYD; daughters, JENNIFER SEXTON and husband, KEITH and PAULA VOILES and husband, TOM, all of Oneida; brothers, ODELL LLOYD of Deer Lodge, Tenn. and DONALD LLOYD and wife, BESSIE of Pine Knot, Ky.; sister, RENA TERRY of Oneida; grandchildren, HEATHER KING and husband, JAMES, LANCE VOILES and HEATH SEXTON, all of Oneida; sisters-in-law, CAROL PAYNE and husband, WILLARD, JUANELL JEFFERS and husband, PAUL and PHYLLIS BOOHER and husband, JERRY, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; also many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be conducted Thursday, November 4, at 2 p.m. at the New Haven Baptist Church with Rev. GENE BOND and Rev. PHILIP KAZEE officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith-Forbis Cemetery with full military honors conducted by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-9 at New Haven Baptist Church. Jones & Son Funeral Home of Oneida. (Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel, 3 Nov 1999)

LLOYD, AUDNEY - 72, of Oneida, passed away on Monday, November 1, 1999 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.  He was the son of the late BERRY and ELDORA SEXTON LLOYD and was also preceded in death by two brothers, EDISON and EUGENE LLOYD; one sister, EDNA FAYE LLOYD CASSIDY; two brothers-in-law, EDWARD CASSIDY and WALTER H. TERRY; and one sister-in-law, RUTH LLOYD.  Mr. LLOYD was a member of New Haven Baptist Church and retired from the Scott County News as editor after 42 years of service.  A United States Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the VFW Post #5669, American Legion Post #136, and a 32nd degree Mason and Shriner with Oneida Masonic Lodge #695.  He was active with the Arts and Crafts division of the Scott County Fair Association and was an avid photographer.   Survivors include his wife of 48 years, JOYCE HATFIELD LLOYD; one son, RONNIE LLOYD; two daughters, JENNIFER SEXTON and husband KEITH and PAULA VOILES and husband TOM, all of Oneida; two brothers, ODELL LLOYD of Deer Lodge, and DONALD LLOYD and wife BESSIE of Pine Knot,Ky.; a sister, REMA TERRY of Oneida; three grandchildren, HEATHER KING and husband JAMES, LANCE VOILES, and HEATH SEXTON, all of Oneida; sisters-in-law, CAROL PAYNE and husband WILLARD, JUANELL JEFFERS and husband PAUL, and PHYLLIS BOOHER and husband JERRY, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.  Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, November 4, at 2 p.m. at New Haven Baptist Church, with Rev. GENE BOND and Rev. PHILIP KAZEE officiating.  Special music will be provided by the New Haven Baptist Church Choir and NICK MANIS.  Burial will follow in the Smith-Forbis Cemetery, with full military honors conducted by American Legion Post #136 of Oneida.   Serving as pallbearers will be HEATH SEXTON, LANCE VOILES, JAMES KING, JERRY TERRY, MAURICE SHANNON, and KENNY MORROW.   Jones and Son Funeral Home of Oneida is in charge of the arrangements.  (Source:  Scott County News, 4 Nov 1999, p6)


LLOYD, EUGENE "GENE" - 73, of Oneida, Tenn., formerly of Seattle, WA., died January 22, 1998, at the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Born in Oneida, Tenn., December 17, 1924, he was the son of the late BERRY and ELDORA SEXTON LLOYD. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, VIOLA BENNETT LLOYD; one son, LARRY EUGENE LLOYD; one brother, EDISON LLOYD, one sister, EDNA FAYE LLOYD CASSIDY; one niece, CASSANDRA GAIL CASSIDY; two brothers-in-law, EDWARD CASSIDY and WALTER H. TERRY. He was a United States navy veteran having serving in the South Pacific. during World War II. He is survived by three brothers: ODELL LLOYD and wife, RUTH of Deer Lodge, Tenn., AUDNEY LLOYD and wife, JOYCE of Oneida,. and DONALD LLOYD and wife, BESSIE of Pine Knot, KY; one sister, REMA TERRY of Oneida; several nieces, nephews and many other relatives. Funeral services were conducted January 25, 1998, in the chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home with Rev. DALE SMITH officiating. Interment followed in the Smith-Forbis Cemetery. Jones and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, 29 Jan 1998)


LLOYD, KERMIT NELSON - 64, of Elizabethtown, Pa., died May 22, 1998, at his home following a brief illness. Born in Lancing, Tenn., he was the son of the late FRANK and ESTER WILLIAMS LLOYD. In addition to his parents, he was preceded also in death by one brother, THURMAN LLOYD. He was employed by Brunham Corp., in Lancaster, where he worked in the boiler packing department, retiring in 1996, after 22 years of service. He was a member of Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics, and Allied Workers International Union, Local #28. An avid hunter and fisherman, he belonged to the Blue Mountain Inn Hunting Camp. He is survived by three children: VALERIE L. GREEN of Lancaster, JILL A. LLOYD of Lebanon; and KEITH E. LLOYD and wife, RHONDA of Marietts; five grand-children, two great-grandchildren; two sisters: CHRISTINE LLOYD and CHARLENE LLOYD, both of Knoxville; and one brother, ERNEST LLOYD and wife, SUSIE of Cincinnati, Ohio. Funeral service was conducted May 25, 1998, at Sheeiz Funeral Home in Mount Joy, Pa., with Rev. ALLAN SUMERFIELD, Sr. officiating. Interment was to have been conducted May 27, 1998, at Mill Branch Cemetery in Huntsville, with Rev. CHUCK DUNCAN officiating. West-Murley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 1, Thu, 28 May 1998, p11)


LOGSDON, LUTISHIE – 87, died Saturday [1 Apr 1995] at Northfield Manor Nursing Home.  She was the former LUTISHIE DUNCAN, a native of Scott County, Tenn., and a member of Truth Baptist Church.  Survivors: a son, DAVID LOGSDON; three stepdaughters, GLADIS RUTH of Science Hill, GEORGIA FRAZIER of Mount Eden and  STELLA JONES of Shelbyville; two brothers, GEORGE M. and HURSTEL DUNCAN; two grandchildren; 10 step- grandchildren; 21  step-great-grandchildren; and 12 step-great-great- grandchildren.  Funeral: 2 p.m. Monday, McAfee-Resthaven Funeral Home, 4501 Bardstown Road. Burial: Resthaven Memorial Park.  Visitation: noon-9 p.m. Sunday.  (Source:  Courier-Journal; Louisville, KY; 2 Apr 1995; p6B)


LOVE, GROVER EARL - 70, died February 4, 1998, at the Scott County Hospital. Born in Hancock County, Ohio, March 18, 1927; he was the son of the late RAY WESLEY AND ROSA SUSAN WARNER LOVE. In addition to his parents, he was preceded also in death by one brother, and five sisters. He was a member of the Church of God, and served his Country in the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife, EDITH CRABTREE LOVE of Oneida; one son, ROBERT WESLEY LOVE and wife, CHRIS of Finley, Ohio; three daughters: CAROL MUSGROVE and husband, DONNIE of Arlington, Ohio, PAMELA MOORE and husband, KENNETH, and DEANNA KEERAN, all of Fontana, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brother-in-laws: J.H. CRABTREE and wife, JUDY, CHARLES CRABTREE and wife, GERALDINE, and L.B. CRABTREE and wife RUTH; seven sister-in-laws: MARY RUTH BOLTON and husband, DENNIS, MARGARET HONEYCUTT, OLLIE CHAMBERS and husband, TONY, OPAL WHISNANT and husband, DOUGLAS, MABEL PHILLIPS and husband, BILLY, DAISY LLOYD and husband, BILLY DON, AND CASSIE WHISNANT and husband, HAL; several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. Funeral services were conducted February 8, 1998, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home with Rev. HAROLD HANSFORD officiating. Music was provided by The Christian Harmonies. Interment followed in the Scott County Memorial Gardens with full military honors. Four Oaks Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 22, No. 38, Thu, 12 Feb 1998, p12)


LOWE, CHARLES “Hank” - 62, of Rending, Ohio, died September 18, 1998, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. The son of the late Rev. ROY  and MARY VANN LOWE  of the Norma community, he was preceded in death by his wife, PHYLLIS WATSON LOWE . He was a member of New Haven Missionary Baptist Church in Norwood, Ohio. He is survived by one son, CHARLES WAYNE LOWE , and one daughter, SHERRY GUCKIEN  and husband, RICK , all of West Chester, Ohio; four grandchildren, one brother, RALPH LOWE  of South Lebanon, Ohio; two sisters, WILMA JEAN JEFFERS  and husband, KERMIT , of Athens, Ga.; and PHYLLIS JANE MARCUM  and husband, ROY , of Clinton, Tenn.; special friend, MARJORIE CHANDLER  of Sharonville, Ohio; and many other relatives. Funeral service was conducted September 21, 1998, at New Haven Baptist Church in Norwood, Ohio, with interment in West Chester, Ohio. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 18, Thu, 24 September 1998, p16)


LOWE, EMNON - 71, of the Paint Rock community, died August 24, 1998, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents L.C. and MARY JANE MASSENGALE LOWE; one son, HAROLD JEAN LOWE; one brother, DAVID LOWE; and infant brothers and sisters. He was a member of the Oneida Church of God and attended the Tunnel Hill Non-Denominational Church. He was a retired coal miner, and after his retirement, he worked as an assistant at Carson Budget Tires. He is survived by his wife PRINCESS 0. BERTRAM LOWE; one daughter, CECILLE LOUDIN and husband, JAMES, of the Paint Rock community; one son, CLARENCE D. LOWE and wife, MARTHA, of the Paint Rock community; four sisters: HELEN WALLACE, and JUNE RUTHERFORD, both of LaFollette; LAURIE ROBNETTE, and REBA SMITH, both of Ind.; and BARBARA LOU SEXTON of Huntsville; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many other relatives. Funeral service was conducted August 27, 1998, in the chapel at West-Murley Funeral Home with Rev. LANDON SEXTON and Rev. GLEN BUTTRAM officiating. Music was provided by CLAUDIA COFFEY TILLMAN, ALAN CARSON, and SHANE and TRACY PHILLIPS. Interment followed in Peaceful Rose Garden Cemetery. West-Murley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 15, Thu, 3 September 1998, p14)


LOWE, EUGENE FRANCIS, Master Sergeant - 62, of the Ditney Trail community, died August 17, 1998, at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Scott County, Tenn., October 2, 1935, he was the son of the late TOM and ANNA LOWE. In addition to his parents, he was preceded also in death by five brothers: AUDNEY, RAYMOND, TOMMY, ERNEST, and HARVEY LOWE; and one infant son, GARY LOWE. He was a member of Five Black Gum Baptist Church, and a retired Untied States Army veteran, have served his country for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, IVA LEE LOWE; two daughters: DEBBIE HOUDE of Wyoming, and SANDY ROBBINSON of Arkansas; two sons: RICK LOWE of Lebanon, Tenn., and BRIAN LOWE of Selina, Ohio; four step-children: STARLETTE LAY of the Ditney Trail community, TWANI LITTON of Huntsville, STARLIN RAY BOWLING, and TIMOTHY BOWLING, both of the Straight Fork community; one sister, RUBY BOTTS of Annadell, two brothers: GEORGE LOWE of Lake- land, Fla., and BOB LOWE of Lexington, Ky.; 13 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. Funeral service was conducted August 20, 1998, in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Rev. BEN LAY and Rev. TOM OWENS officiating. Interment followed in Chambers Cemetery with full military honors conducted by Fort Campbell, Ky., Honor Guard. West-Murley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 14, Thu, 27 August 1998, p14)


LOWE, HARVEY LEE Sr. - 73, of Arlington, Ohio, died October 22, 1998, at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center. Born in Robbins, Tenn., April 7, 1925, he was the son of the late COLUMBUS and REBECCA WILSON LOWE. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. He was retired from Hobbs Brothers Trucking Co., a World War II United States Army veteran; member of DAV and VFW; and was affiliated with Mount Blanchard Nazarene Church. He is survived by his wife, KELLY BOLANDER LOWE; six sons: HARVEY, Jr., and DONALD, both of Georgetown, Tenn.; ROBERT of Orlando, Fla.; JACK of Lima; BILL of Findlay, and RICHARD of San Diego, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. THOMAS (JUDY) BURTON of Lima; 20 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, two sisters, MARYJANE JONES of Arlington Tex., and MAGGIE HUMAN of Houcktown. Disabled American Veterans memorial service was conducted October 25, 1998 at Beach Funeral Home. Funeral service was conducted October 26, 1998, at Beach Funeral Home in Carey, with Rev. JAMES SHREIDER officiating. Interment followed in Arlington Cemetery, with graveside rites conducted by the Hancock County Memorial Squad. Beach Funeral Home, Carey, was in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 23, Thu, 29 October 1998, p20)


LOWE, MARIA LYNN - 26, of the Smokey Junction community died September 21, 1998, at the Scott County Hospital in Oneida, Tenn. Born in Scott County, Tenn., September 5, 1972, she was the daughter of RONNIE  and LINDA LOWE . She was preceded in death by her grandparents: HITER  and NERVA LOWE , and HALK LOWE ; three aunts, and three uncles. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. She is survived by her parents RONNIE and LINDA LOWE of Norma Road, one sister, MATILDA  and CHRIS PHILLIPS  of the Capital Hill community, three brothers: MICHAEL LOWE  of the High Point community, and MARTY  and TRACY LOWE , and MARK LOWE , all of Norma Road; special nephew, KAGAN PHILLIPS  of the Capital Hill community, and numerous other relatives. The family was to receive friends Wednesday evening, beginning at 6 p.m., in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral service is to be conducted September 24, 1998, 1 p.m., at Smokey Creek Baptist Church with Rev. DEMOS LOWE  and Rev. DAVID LOWE  officiating. Music is to be provided by The Mason Family. Interment is to follow in Smokey Creek Cemetery. Four Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 18, Thu, 24 September 1998, p16)


LOYD, ARIZONA - died Monday morning, February 8, 1999, at the age of 96 at her daughter's home. Member of Prenticost Baptist Church in Oneida and had been ministered to for several years by members of Grace Baptist Church on Oak Ridge Highway. Preceded in death by husband, Mack Loyd of Oneida and sons, Huston, Clayton and Clifton; 12 brothers and sisters. Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Glenna and Vic Allen of Knoxville; son and daughter-in-law, Denton and Vicky Lloyd of Knoxville; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; daughters-in-law, Nora Loyd of Knoxville, Kay Loyd of Huntsville, Ala. and Sue Norris of Taragold, Arkansas. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at McCarty Weaver's Chapel with the service to follow at 8 p.m. Dr. Ron Stewart, Pastor of Grace Baptist Church will officiate. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Hazel Valley Cemetery in Oneida for an 11 a.m. graveside service, Rev. James O. Laxton officiating. Arrangements by McCarty Weaver Cumberland Chapel. (Source:   Knoxville News-Sentinel, 9 Feb 1999)


LOYD, RUTH WEST - 76, Deer Lodge, formerly of Knoxville, Tn., passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 1998 in Fort Sanders Park West Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Oneida April 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late JAMES ELMER and LILLIAN ROSSER WEST.  She was a charter member of the Cumberland Baptist Church of Knoxville. She was presently attending the First Baptist Church of Deer Lodge. She has been a member since 1956 of the Order of the Eastern Star Sapphire Lodge #256 of Oneida. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, RALPH and LONZO WEST and one half-sister PATRICIA JONES. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, ODELL LOYD; three sons, JERRY LOYD, Sr., and wife KATHY of Deer Lodge, GARY REX LOYD and wife LINDA of Augusta Ga., and TERRY LOYD and wife DAWN of Columbia, S.C.: two sisters, NAOMI SMITH of Oneida and IDA MAE SMITH of Sunman, Ind; five grandchildren, JERRY LOYD, Jr and wife LYNITA of Deer Lodge, STEVEN DWAYNE LOYD and wife JANICE of Atlanta, Ga., LANCE LOYD and wife STACEY of Columbia, S.C., AMANDA LOYD of Knoxville and RYAN LOYD of Columbia, S.C.: seven great-grandchildren, JEREMY, JORDAN, McKENSIE, MORGAN, TYLER, HUNTER, and TANNER LOYD; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. in the Jones and Son Funeral Home Cha;pel with Rev. PAT McGHEE officiating. Burial followed in the Smith-Forbes Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. in Jones and Son Funeral Home with Eastern Star services at 8 p.m. by the Order of the Eastern Star Sapphire Lodge #295 of Oneida.  Jones and Son Funeral Home of Oneida was in charge of the arrangements. (Source:  Morgan County News, November 26, 1998)

LOYD, RUTH WEST - 76, of Deer Lodge, formerly of Knoxville, died November 22, 1998, at the Fort Sanders Park West Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Oneida, April 11, 1922, she was the daughter of the late JAMES ELMER and LILLIAN ROSSER WEST. In addition to her parents, she was preceded also in death by two brothers, RALPH and LONZO WEST; and one half-sister, PATRICIA JONES. She was a charter member of the Cumberland Baptist Church of Knoxville, and presently attended the First Baptist Church of Deer Lodge. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Sapphire Lodge #259 of Oneida. She is survived by her husband, ODELL LOYD; three sons, JERRY LOYD, Sr., and wife, KATHY of Deer Lodge, GARY REX LOYD and wife, LINDA, of Augusta, Ga., and TERRY LOYD and wife, DAWN of Columbia, S.C.; two sisters, NAOMI SMITH of Oneida, and IDA MAE SMITH of Sunman, Ind.; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. Funeral service is to be conducted November 25, 1998, 2 p.m., in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Rev. PAT McGHEE officiating. Interment is to follow in Smith-Forbis Cemetery. The family was to receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 -8 p.m., in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Eastern Star service at 8 p.m., by the Order of the Eastern Star, Sapphire Lodge #295 of Oneida. Jones & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (Source: Independent Herald, Vol. 23, No. 27, Thu, 26 November 1998, p14)


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