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      Wednesday, Nov. 21 
            Joe Baines, 75, Gray.
            John Bush, 66, Dungannon, Va.
            James Carroll, Kingsport.
            Orville Caudill, 84, Kingsport.
            James Foy Chatman, 82, Kingsport.
            Effie Culbertson, Rogersville.
            Emmitt Dingus, 71, Duffield, Va.
            Horace (Jim) Dolen, 65, Rogersville.
            Edward Farmer, 79, East Stone Gap, Va.
            Nell Ferguson, 72, Kingsport.
            Hubert Gillenwater, 79, Lebanon, Va.
            Lorena R. Haney, 76, Lehigh Acres, Fla.
            Dale Hensley Jr., 69, Kingsport.
            Dona Lane, 92, Kingsport.
            Helen L. Meade, 69, Kingsport.
            Ike Pendleton, 81, Kingsport.
            Mitchell C. Penley, 76, Titusville, Fla.
            Rebecca Price, 86, Rogersville.
            Flora Putnam, 91, Kingsport.
            Inez S. Rhoten, Kingsport.
            Benny Shankle, 57, Kingsport.
            Lena B. Smith, 72, Kingsport.
            Vester Lee Steverson, Kingsport.
            Bobby Stokes, 60, Surgoinsville.
 

            Joe Baines, 75, Gray.

            GRAY - Billy Joe Baines, 75, passed away with leukemia on Monday 
            (Nov. 19, 2001) in the Johnson City Medical Center. 
            A native of Washington County, he was a son of the late Willie E. 
            and Pearl Ford Baines. He retired from ETSU and did volunteer work 
            for the Washington County Sheriff's Department. 
            Mr. Baines was a Christian. 
            He was a member of the order of the Eastern Star, member of Sinking 
            Creek Masonic Lodge No. 575 of Gray, and Scottish Rite Bodies of 
            Knoxville. He was also a member of the Jericho Temple of Kingsport 
            and was a member of the director's staff in the Shriners. 
            Mr. Baines was a mall walker and also enjoyed riding his Gold Wing 
            motorcycle. 
            He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda "Nip" Baines, Feb. 2001; 
            and sister, Wilma Walker, Nov. 6, 2001; and two infant brothers. 
            Survivors include his daughter, Jane Smith and husband Lyle, of 
            Gray; son, Eddie and wife Pam, also of Gray; two grandsons, Jason 
            Baines, and Eddie and wife Michelle Baines; one stepgranddaughter 
            and stepgrandson-in-law, Michelle and David Dixon; one 
            great-grandson, Ethan Baines; and one stepgreat-grandson, Eli Dixon; 
            brother, Niles Baines, of Gray; a host of friends; and his true 
            friend and hearing aid, Bullet. 
            Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Gray Funeral Home 
            Chapel, Gray. 
            A Masonic service will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 8 
            p.m. today by Sinking Creek Masonic Lodge No. 575 . 
            Funeral services will follow in the chapel with Dr. Danzle Fink and 
            the Rev. E.W. Barnes officiating. 
            The committal service will be Friday in the Gray Cemetery. 
            Pallbearers will be members of the Masonic Lodge No. 575. 

            John Bush, 66, Dungannon, Va.

            DUNGANNON, Va. - John Wayne Bush, 66, entered into eternal rest 
            Monday (Nov. 19, 2001) at Maple Grove Health Care. 
            Mr. Bush was born in Scott County, Va. on April 24, 1935, a sonof 
            the late Orbin Henry and Gertrude Lucas Bush. 
            In addition to his parents, a sister, Maxine Blair; a brother, 
            George A. Bush; two half-brothers and one half-sister, preceded him 
            in death. 
            Surviving are four daughters, Barbara, Kathy and Betty Wayne Bush, 
            all of Bristol, Va., and Brenda Bush, Nickelsville, Va.; three 
            stepchildren, Melissa, Tresea and Vanessa Mullins, Bristol, Va.; his 
            sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis and Lamar Colley, Haysi, Va., 
            Iona and Willie Robinette, Nickelsville, Va., Alma Dean, Church 
            Hill, and Betty Prescott, Dungannon, Va.; one half-sister, Marie 
            Simpson, Florida; brothers and sister-in-law, Tommy and Wilma Bush, 
            Clinchport, Va., and Grover Bush, Dungannon, Va.; special friends, 
            Lillian and William Banner; several nieces and nephews. 
            Calling hours are from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Gate City Funeral 
            Home. 
            Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the Gene Falin 
            Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Charlie Taylor and 
            the Rev. G.W. White officiating. 
            Music will be provided by the Lee Smith Singers. 
            Graveside services will follow the service at the Lucas Cemetery, 
            Dungannon, Va. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 
            On-line condolences for the family of John Bush may be made to 
            gcfh@mounet.com 

            James Carroll, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - James Carroll died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) at Indian 
            Path Medical Center. 
            Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Oak Hill 
            Funeral Home. 

            Orville Caudill, 84, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Graveside services for Orville Caudill, 84, who died 
            Monday (Nov. 19, 2001), will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at East 
            Lawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Ronald D. Hicks officiating. 
            Military rites will be conducted by American Legion Hammond Post No. 
            3. 
            Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            James Foy Chatman, 82, Kingsport.
               
            Graveside services for James Foy Chatman, 82, of Kingsport, who went 
            to be with the Lord Friday (Nov. 16, 2001), will be conducted at 11 
            a.m. today in Logan's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. 
            Memorial contributions may be made to the Chatman family. 
            The Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes is in charge 
            of the arrangements. 

            Effie Culbertson, Rogersville.

            ROGERSVILLE - Graveside services for Effie Muriel Culbertson, who 
            died Sunday (Nov. 18, 2001), will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at 
            Highland Cemetery with the Rev. Steve Holt officiating. 
            Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Emmitt Dingus, 71, Duffield, Va.

            DUFFIELD, Va. - Emmitt Wilmer Dingus, 71, went to be with the Lord 
            Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001). 
            Survivors and arrangements will be announced later by Colonial 
            Funeral Home, Weber City, Va. 

            Horace (Jim) Dolen, 65, Rogersville.

            ROGERSVILLE - Services for Horace N. (Jim) Dolen Jr., 65, of the 
            Beech Creek community, who died at 5:15 a.m. Monday (Nov. 19, 2001), 
            will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. today in the Fall Branch Chapel of 
            Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes with the Rev. Orville Dolen and the 
            Rev. Keith Williams officiating. 
            Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. 
            Nephews and friends will serve as pallbearers. 
            Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist 
            Church Cemetery Memorial Fund, c/o Anna Mae Morelock, 7500 Lone Star 
            Road, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660. 

            Edward Farmer, 79, East Stone Gap, Va.

            EAST STONE GAP, Va. - Edward J. Farmer, 79, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 
            2001) at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Big Stone Gap, Va. 
            He was born in Boston, Ind., the son of the late James Frank Farmer 
            and Garnett Leonard Farmer. He had resided in East Stone Gap for 
            over 50 years. He was a former employee of the Clinch Haven Dairy 
            Farm and was retired from Westmoreland Coal Co. 
            He was a member of the UMWA District No. 28. He was a U.S. Army 
            veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater. He 
            was of the Protestant faith. 
            He was preceded in death by a sister, Theda Jewel Daniel; and a 
            brother, Daniel Farmer. 
            Surviving are his wife, Imogene Swiney Farmer; two sons, Gary Farmer 
            and wife, Debbie, Big Stone Gap, Va., and David Farmer, of the home; 
            three daughters, Susie Garrett, Big Stone Gap, Va., Becky Farmer, 
            Johnson City and Cindy Farmer and friend, Frank "Crow" Thacker, 
            Osaka, Va.; five grandchildren, Dylan Farmer, Amanda Burns, Kevin 
            Burns, Lewis Garrett and Alyssa Farmer; two great-grandchildren, 
            Brittney and Andrew Farmer. 
            Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Powell 
            Valley Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Hughes officiating. 
            Military rites will be conducted by the Norton VFW Post No. 4301 and 
            Wise Chapter No. 56 DAV. Family and friends will meet at the 
            cemetery. 
            Holding Funeral Home, Big Stone Gap, Va., is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Nell Ferguson, 72, Kingsport. 
               
            Graveside services for Iva Nell Ferguson Stout, 72, of Telford, who 
            passed away Saturday (Nov. 17, 2001), will be held at the Fordtown 
            Baptist Church Cemetery at 10 a.m. today. 
            Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 
            Carter-Trent Funeral Home Chapel, downtown, is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Hubert Gillenwater, 79, Lebanon, Va.

            LEBANON, Va. - Graveside services for Hubert Lewis Gillenwater, 79, 
            of Maple Grove Health Care, formerly of Scott County, who departed 
            this life early Sunday morning (Nov. 18, 2001), will be at 11 a.m. 
            today in the Addington Frame Cemetery, Nickelsville, Va. 
            The family will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. to go to the 
            cemetery. 
            Friends will serve as pallbearers. 
            Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City, Va., is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Lorena R. Haney, 76, Lehigh Acres, Fla.

            LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Lorena (Tina) Rutledge Haney, 76, went to be 
            with the Lord on Monday (Nov. 19, 2001) at her residence. 
            She was a resident of Lehigh Acres for the last nine years, but had 
            resided in Kingsport most of her life. She retired from Palace 
            Vending after many years of service. 
            Mrs. Haney was of the Methodist faith. 
            Her parents, Mary Hackney and Mac Wilhoit and one son, Larry Lane, 
            preceded her in death. 
            Surviving are her husband, John W. (Bill) Haney, Lehigh Acres, Fla.; 
            one daughter, Tana Jones and husband, Dickie, Rogersville; one son, 
            Keith Lane, Atlanta, Ga.; four grandchildren; and three 
            great-grandchildren. 
            Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown, is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Dale Hensley Jr., 69, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Dale Hensley Jr., 69, of Belle Hollow Road, passed away 
            Saturday (Nov. 17, 2001) at the Holston Valley Medical Center 
            emergency room. 
            Arrangements are incomplete. 
            East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Hensley family. 

            Dona Lane, 92, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Services for Sally Dona Templeton Lane, 92, formerly of 
            109 Ferguson St., who passed away Saturday (Nov. 17, 2001), will be 
            conducted at 11 a.m. today in the chapel of Oak Hill Funeral Home 
            with the Rev. Cecil Hood and the Rev. Claude Lane officiating. 
            Interment will follow in the Holston View Cemetery in Weber City, 
            Va. 
            An on-line guest book may be signed at www.legacy.com 

            Helen L. Meade, 69, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Helen L. Meade, 69, went to heaven on Tuesday (Nov. 20, 
            2001) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a brief 
            illness. 
            She was born in the Fall Branch community and lived most of her life 
            in Kingsport. 
            Mrs. Meade was a registered nurse for over 30 years and had worked 
            at Holston Valley Medical Center most of her career. She was a 
            loving mother and grandmother. 
            Mrs. Meade was of the Baptist faith. 
            She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Meade. 
               
            Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Casey 
            Johnson; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael "Pudgy" and Michelle 
            Meade; four grandchildren, Melanie, Caleb and Nicholas Johnson, and 
            Jason Hawkins. 
            Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral 
            Home, downtown Kingsport. 
            Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home 
            chapel with the Rev. David Powers officiating. 
            Graveside services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Friday at East 
            Lawn Memorial Park. 
            Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 

            Ike Pendleton, 81, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Graveside services for Isaac (Ike) L. Pendleton, 81, who 
            passed away Monday (Nov. 19, 2001), will be at 11 a.m. today at Oak 
            Hill Cemetery. 
            The family will meet at the funeral home at 10 a.m. to go in 
            procession to the cemetery. 
            Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. 
            Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ken Russell, Ralph King and 
            Ray Henard. 
            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kingsley United 
            Methodist Church, 2828 Bloomingdale Rd., Kingsport, Tenn. 37660. 
            Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, Va., is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Mitchell C. Penley, 76, Titusville, Fla.

            TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Mitchell Clayton Penley, 76, passed away Friday 
            (Nov. 16, 2001) at his home surrounded by his family. 
            Mitch was born in Kingsport on Feb. 7, 1925, a son of the late Rufus 
            and Stella Penley. He was an active and devoted member of First 
            Christian Church in Titusville, where he served as deacon, elder, 
            trustee and building committee chairman. While he lived in 
            Kingsport, the family attended Morrison City Christian Church. 
            He served in the fourth division of the U.S. Marine Corps during 
            World War II, fighting on Iwo Jima, Saipan, Tinian, and the Marshall 
            Islands. 
            Throughout his life, he remained devoted to his family, his church 
            and his country. An incredible source of strength to family and 
            friends, he was revered for his honorable character, genuine 
            compassion and tireless efforts. His legacy includes a strong and 
            loving family, a thriving church, and a free nation. 
            In 1956, he joined the space pioneers in Florida, providing security 
            at Cape Canaveral with Pan American World Airways for 30 years. 
            In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, 
            Luther Penley. 
            Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Helen Horne Penley, of 
            Titusville, and a native of Nickelsville, Va.; four daughters, Linda 
            Novick, Karen Zack, Priscilla Frazee and Michelle Kennedy; two 
            grandchildren, Joey Mitchell Zack and Jane Elizabeth Zack, all of 
            Florida; sisters, Dolphine Lyon and Jeanette Penley; a 
            sister-in-law, June Fields Penley; numerous nieces, nephews and 
            cousins living in the Kingsport area. 
            Calling hours will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday at the East Lawn 
            Funeral Home. 
            Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home 
            chapel with burial to follow in the East Lawn Memorial Park. 
            Full military honors will be conducted by the American Legion 
            Hammond Post No. 3 of Kingsport. 

            Rebecca Price, 86, Rogersville.

            ROGERSVILLE - Services for Rebecca Johnson Price, 86, formerly of 
            Mooresburg, who went to be with the Lord Monday morning (Nov. 19, 
            2001), will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the chapel of 
            Colboch-Price Funeral Home, Rogersville, with the Rev. Floyd Ward 
            officiating. 
            Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
            Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Meadow Branch 
            Cemetery in Bean Station. 

            Flora Putnam, 91, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Flora Dell Johnston Putnam, 91, Oak Street, died at 4:45 
            p.m. Sunday (Nov. 18, 2001) at Brookhaven Health Care. 
            Born in Scott County, Va. (Gate City), she came to Kingsport at an 
            early age. She was of the Methodist faith. 
            She was preceded in death by her parents, Isaac Herron and Hannah 
            Smith Herron; three sisters, Clara East, Mary Litton and Nell 
            Clayton; and two brothers, Erritt Herron and Cecil Herron. 
            Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Tommy J. Johnston and wife, 
            Barbara, Kingsport; a daughter and son-in-law, Mrs. Sam (Ruth) 
            Hicks, Kingsport; grandchildren, Debra Lawson and husband, Gary, 
            Linda McGill, Terry Johnston and wife, Pat, Michael Johnston, Dawn 
            Way and husband, Jack, Pamala Ferguson and husband, Darrell, and 
            Cheyrl Williams and husband, Gary; 12 grandchildren; and several 
            nieces and nephews. 
            Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today at Oak Hill 
            Cemetery with the Rev. Katye Fox officiating. 
            The family will receive friends immediately following the graveside 
            services. 
            Friends will serve as pallbearers. 
            Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown, is serving the Putnam family. 

            Inez S. Rhoten, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Inez S. Rhoten passed away Monday (Nov. 19, 2001) at 
            Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a lengthy battle 
            with cancer. Her faith, courage and determination during her illness 
            was an inspiration to all who knew her. 
            She was born in Scott County, Va., but moved to Kingsport at an 
            early age with her parents. A graduate of Dobyns Bennett High 
            School, she was a football fan and loved to watch the band perform. 
            Inez was one of the early members of Watauga Street Church of Christ 
            (now Northeast Church of Christ). She attended faithfully until her 
            illness prevented her from going. She was able to fulfill a lifelong 
            dream of going to the Holy Lands and always enjoyed sharing this 
            experience with others. 
            Inez was a clerk with the United States Post Office, starting at 
            what is now the Kingsport Library, then moving to the main office on 
            Center Street. The last 10 years of her 44-year career was at the 
            Lynn Garden branch office. 
            She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who made home a 
            welcome retreat. Holidays were even more special because of the 
            family traditions she started. She loved to work in her flower 
            garden and created beautiful flower arrrangements. Her love of 
            gardening, family, history, music and traditions have been passed on 
            to her children and grandchildren who will always keep her memory 
            alive. 
            She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde B. Stair (Dec. 31, 
            1931) and Stella Blair Stair (May 14, 2000); an infant sister, 
            Elizabeth Ann; special aunt, Nannie Blair; her first husband, John 
            B. Gilley (July 4, 1944) and their son, John B. (Ron) Gilley (Oct. 
            21, 2001). 
               
            She will be remembered by her devoted husband of 52 years, Jack F. 
            Rhoten; a daughter, Jackie Rhoten See and husband, Ron; a son, Bill 
            Rhoten and wife, Keena; four grandchildren, Bryan Gilley, Maryville, 
            Tenn., Jeanine Gilley Simerly and husband Eddie, Maryville, Tenn., 
            Clay Rhoten and Olivia Rhoten, Kingsport; four great-grandchildren, 
            Justin Gilley, Nashville, Tenn., Alex and Aaron Simerly and Rachel 
            Gilley, all of Maryville, Tenn.; an uncle, Okey Frazier; many other 
            relatives and friends. 
            Calling hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Oak Hill Funeral home. 
            Dr. Joey Gafford and Till Hall will conduct services at 3 p.m. in 
            the funeral home chapel. 
            Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. 
            Donations may be made to Planetree, P.O. Box 238, Kingsport, Tenn. 
            37660 or to the Northeast Church of Christ, 2217 Beechnut Drive, 
            Kingsport, Tenn. 37660. 
            An on-line guest book may be signed at www.legacy.com 

            Benny Shankle, 57, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Benny Steve Shankle, 57, of 1614 East Stone Drive, died 
            Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) in Holston Valley Medical Center after a 
            brief illness. 
            A native of Carter County, he was a son of Zola Grindstaff Shankle, 
            1778 Highway 91, Elizabethton, and the late Hurshell Shankle, who 
            died in 1970. 
            He was a 1962 graduate of Unaka High School and a 1969 graduate of 
            Steed College. 
            Mr. Shankle was a certified public accountant. He was a partner in 
            the firm of Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C. He was the current 
            treasurer of the Amputees in Motion, a member of the Appalachian 
            Chapter TSCPA, the Tennessee Society of CPA's, and the American 
            Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a former member of 
            the Kingsport Downtown Optimist Club. 
            Mr. Shankle was a member of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church. 
            He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman 
            Grindstaff and Mr. and Mrs. I.F. Shankle. 
               
            Survivors, in addition to his mother, include a sister and 
            brother-in-law, Rebecca and Richard Yankosky, Frederick, Md.; two 
            nieces, Mary Amtsberg and her husband Michael, Douglasville, Pa., 
            and Julie Yankosky, Frederick, Md.; one nephew, Matthew Yankosky, 
            Frederick, Md.; three aunts, Mrs. Edith Elizondo, Mrs. Edna 
            D'Andelet and Mrs. Bertie Shankle. 
            Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in Memorial Funeral 
            Chapel, Elizabethton. Friends may also call at the residence of his 
            mother, Zola Shankle, 1778 Highway 91, Elizabethton. 
            Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home 
            chapel with the Rev. Richard Estep officiating. 
            Music will be under the direction of Gene Church. 
            Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the 
            Blevins Cemetery. 
            Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral 
            home at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, will be the Kingsport partners and 
            employees of the Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C. 
            Honorary pallbearers will be the Bristol and Johnson City partners 
            of the Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C., neighbors, friends, relatives 
            and members of the Stoney Creek Baptist Church. 
            Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. 
            Saturday to go to the cemetery. 
            Condolences to the Shankle family may be e-mailed to 
            mfc@chartertn.net 

            Lena B. Smith, 72, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Lena B. Smith, 72, died Tuesday (Nov. 20, 2001) after a 
            long illness. 
            She was born in Hawkins County and had been a resident of this area 
            most of her life. 
            Mrs. Smith was of the Baptist faith. 
            She was a retired beautician at Hair-Ten. She enjoyed reading. Mrs. 
            Smith was a great wife, mother and enjoyed sharing with her family. 
            She was preceded in death by her mother, Louella Simpson; her 
            father, Clayburn Simpson; three brothers, Harry Simpson, Horace 
            Simpson and George Simpson; a sister, Frances Collins. 
               
            Surviving are her husband, Willard Smith, Kingsport; two daughters, 
            Brenda McClellan, Maryville, and Shirley Clonce, Kingsport; a son 
            and daughter-in-law, Stephen "Snuffy" and Patty Smith, Kingsport; a 
            best friend, Paul Roberts, Maryville; three grandchildren, Kim 
            Charles, Valarie Clonce and Amy Smith; three great-grandchildren; 
            two sisters and brothers-in-law, Grace and Robert Barr, Kingsport, 
            and Loretta and John Brown, Hawkins County; two brothers and 
            sister-in-law, Elmer Simpson, Clayburn and Louise Simpson, both of 
            Hawkins County; a sister-in-law, Gladys Simpson, Kingsport; several 
            nieces and nephews. 
            Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Oak Hill Funeral Home. 
            Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. today in the funeral home 
            chapel with Pastor Wayne Baker officiating. 
            Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Oak Hill 
            Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at the gravesite. 
            Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Collins, Billy Collins, Todd 
            Collins, Jason Collins, Harvey Simpson, Donnie Morgan, Bo Holt and 
            Jerry Clonce. 
            An on-line guest book may be signed at www.legacy.com 

            Vester Lee Steverson, Kingsport.

            KINGSPORT - Services for Vester Lee Steverson, 1456 Carolina Avenue, 
            who was born on Jan. 15, 1915 in Lebanon, Tenn., and departed this 
            life on Sunday (Nov. 18, 2001), will be conducted at 12 noon today 
            at St. Marks United Methodist Church with Pastor Douglass Tweed 
            officiating. 
            Calling hours are from 11 a.m. to 12 noon today at the church. 
            Burial will be on Saturday in Lebanon, Tenn. 
            Condolences to the family may be sent via e-mail at 
            robinsonfuneralservice@juno.com 
            Robinson Funeral Services, Kingsport, is in charge of the 
            arrangements. 

            Bobby Stokes, 60, Surgoinsville.

            SURGOINSVILLE - Graveside services for Bobby Danford Stokes, 60, of 
            1741 Caney Valley Loop, who went home to be with the Lord Sunday 
            (Nov. 18, 2001), will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Winegar 
            Family Cemetery. 
            Pallbearers will be Ricky Winegar, David Winegar, Wayne Winegar, 
            William Winegar, Jody Winegar and D.J. Winegar. 
            Honorary pallbearers are Tony Fansler and Greg Fansler. 
            Johnson Funeral Home, Church Hill, is in charge of the arrangements. 
 

      Published November 20, 2001