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John “Doc” Stout

GREENEVILLE — John “Doc” Stout, 72, of 551 Jackson Lane, West Pine Grove 
community, passed away Friday (Sept. 29, 2000) at his home. 
Born in Carter County, Mr. Stout had resided in Kingsport for many years, 
having moved to the Pine Grove community 10 years ago. 
He was owner and operator of Stout’s Grocery in the Long Island community 
of Kingsport for many years. 
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marshall Stout and Myrtle Norton 
Stout; two sisters, Ruth Carey and Ruby Martin; and four brothers, Virgil 
Stout, Grady Stout, Robert Stout, and Jeff Stout. 
Surviving are two brothers, Tommy Stout and wife Barbara, and Nathaniel 
Stout, all of Greeneville; and several nieces and nephews.Calling hours 
are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, downtown, or 
anytime at the home of Tommy and Barbara Stout, 547 Jackson Lane West, 
Greeneville, Tenn.. 
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Pine Grove Freewill 
Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. 
Burial will be in Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Friends will serve as pallbearers. 
Memorials may be given to Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery 
Fund, c/o Ralph Crawford, 13330 Horton Hwy., Greeneville, Tenn. 37445.


 
 
Fred T. Scarborough

KINGSPORT — Fred T. Scarborough, 54, went to be with the Lord early 
Saturday morning (Sept. 30, 2000) at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical 
Center emergency room after an extended illness. 
He was born in Michigan and lived most of his life there until moving to 
Kingsport in 1980. 
Mr. Scarborough spent 12 years in the U.S. Air Force and was a disabled 
veteran. He was an Apostolic minister and a past district manager of 
Dollar General Stores. 
He attended Bethel Apostolic Church and Episcopal Independent Freewill 
Baptist Church. 
He was a loving husband and father. 
Mr. Scarborough was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Emma 
Scarborough; one daughter, Ann Marie Eades; and one brother Russel 
Scarborough. 
Surviving are his wife, Hazel Brickey Scarborough, of the home; one son, 
Fred Tim Scarborough Jr., Mich.; one step-daughter, Karen Catron, 
Kingsport; one step-son, Johnny Brickey, Kingsport; five sisters, Georgia
Lee Bledowski, Mary Ann Garber, Susie Backhand, Cheryl Craft, all of 
Mich., and Linda Manser, N.C.; six brothers, Allen K. Scarborough and Joe 
Scarborough, both of Arizona, Ted Scarborough, Fla., Marion Scarborough, 
Ga., Jack Scarborough and Dale Render, both of Mich.; five grandchildren; 
and several nieces and nephews. 
Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 
downtown, and anytime at the home. 
Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel 
with the Rev. Garland Tipton and Pastor Ed McAmis officiating. 
Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oak Hill 
Cemetery. 


 
 
Chad Robinson

Services for Chad Edward Robinson, 33, Route 1, Dunganon, Va., who died 
Thursday (Sept. 28, 2000) will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at First 
Baptist Church of Dungannon, Va., with the Rev. Kelly Carter and the Rev. 
Walter Taylor officiating. 
Calling hours are after 6 p.m. today at the church and any other time at 
the home of Darrell Mays. 
Music will be provided by Walter and Libby Taylor and Betty Lane. 
Burial will follow at Wolfe Family Cemetery, Dungannon, Va. 
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Keith and Bobby Dotson. 
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family, c/o Darrell Mays, 
Route 1, Box 66, Dungannon, Va. 24245 or to the funeral home. 
Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, Va., is in charge of the arrangements.


 
 
Carla Penley

BAILEYTON, Tenn. — Services for Carla Yevonne Penley, 31, who died 
Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 27, 2000) will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in 
the Fall Branch Chapel of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home with the Rev. Oscar 
McAmis, the Rev. Roy Lane, the Rev. Bill Gardner officiating. 
Burial will be in the Bethany Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Union Temple Freewill Baptist Church 
building fund, c/o Brenda Box, 2767 Doty Chapel Road, Afton, Tenn. 37616. 
Clarence Ramsey Return To Top 
Services for Clarence Ramsey, 86, 1530 Fall Creek Road, Kingsport, who 
died quietly Thursday (Sept., 28, 2000) will be conducted at 3 p.m. today 
in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Lester and the 
Rev. Dewey Ramey officiating. 
Calling hours are from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home and other 
times at the residence. 
Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. 
Pallbearers will be Darren Ramsey, Gavin Wilson, Brian Ramsey, Frank 
Purner, Dennis Cox, Bill Nash and deacons of Fall Creek Baptist Church 
will be honorary pallbearers. 
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fall Creek Baptist Church, 
c/o Mrs. Violet Hyatt, 5227 Memorial Blvd., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664.


 
 
James W. Masters

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — James W. “Jim” Masters, died Saturday (Sept. 30, 
2000) at Wellmont Lonesome Pine Hospital. 
He was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap. He was retired from 
Interstate Railroad with 20 years of service and Westmoreland Coal Co. (in 
1989) with 24 years of service. He was a member of the U.M.W.A. District 
No. 28. 
Mr. Masters was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of 
the Appalachia Masonic Lodge No. 229, AF & AM, and was a Past Master of 
the Big Stone Gap Masonic Lodge No. 208, AF & AM. 
He was a member of the West End Baptist Church, Big Stone Gap, Va. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Billie Jean Masters; his 
parents, Robert “Bud” and Ethel Pennington Masters; sister, Gertrude 
Rogers; brothers, Samuel Ray Masters and Lawrence Scott Masters; and 
step-son, Dennis Durham. 
Surviving are his wife, Marie Masters; brother, Jack Masters, Banner Elk, 
N.C.; five stepchildren and spouses, Larry and Joanne Qualls, Gate City, 
Va., J.C. and Patricia Qualls, Clinchport, Va., Jerry and Denise Qualls, 
Surgoinsville, Tenn., Steve and Darlene Qualls, Kingsport, and Judy and 
James Jessee, Duffield, Va.; nine step-grandchildren; two 
step-great-grandchildren; nieces, Peggy Hedden, Murphy, N.C., Connie Ross, 
Watauga, Tenn., and Dana West, Raleigh, N.C.; and nephew, Bill Haga, 
Buffalo, N.Y.; and several great-nieces and nephews. 
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Holding Funeral Home, Big 
Stone Gap, Va. where there will also be a Masonic Service conducted by the 
Appalachian Masonic Lodge No. 229 at 7:45 p.m. 
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with 
the Pastor Garry Arnett and Associate Brian Fulcher officiating. 
Committal services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at Powell Valley 
Memorial Gardens. 
Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 10:20 a.m. Monday to 
go in procession to the cemetery.


 
 
Helen A. Jones

NORTON, Va. — Helen A. Jones, 75, died Thursday (Sept. 28, 2000) at Norton 
Community Hospital. 
She was a lifelong resident of the Norton area and a member of the Freedom 
of Worship Church. 
Surviving are her husband, Paul E. Jones, Norton, Va.; sons, Harry Jones 
and his wife, Jolene, Bluff City and Gary Wayne Jones and his wife, 
Brenda, Gilbert La.; daughters, Kay Shuler and her husband, Jeff, Crab 
Orchard, Ky., and Paulette Neely and her husband, Wayne, Vinton, Va.; a 
brother, Ewing “Toots” Mullins, Norton, Va.; sisters, Ida Peters and 
Lillian Boles, both of Norton, Va.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 
great-grandchildren. 
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Hagy Funeral 
Home, Norton, Va., with the Rev. Roger Jenkins officiating. 
Burial will follow in the Powell Valley Memorial Gardens.


 
 
Helen Gullett Honto

DETROIT, Mich. — Helen Gullett Honto, 68, died Thursday (Sept. 28, 2000) 
in Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Mich. 
She was born in Dante, Va., the daughter of the late Clarence and Myrtle 
Robinson Gullett. 
Surviving are her husband, Steve Honto; two sons, Steve Allen Honto, 
Newport, Mich., and John Matthew Honto, Canton, Mich.; two sisters, 
Gertrude Honto and Linda Faye Drewno, both of Detroit, Mich.; three 
brothers, Robert Eugene Gullett, Nickelsville, Va., Kenneth “Boots” 
Gullett, Dante, Va., and Ronald Gullett, Trenton, Mich.; two 
grandchildren, Erin Elizabeth Honto, and John Matthew Honto II, both of 
Mich.; and several nieces and nephews. 
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Castlewood Funeral Home. 
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Therese Catholic 
Church in St. Paul, Va. with Father Paul Maier officiating. 
Burial will be in Temple Hill Memorial Park. 
Pallbearers will be Junior Gullett, David Gullett, Eric Johnson, Kenneth 
Honto, John David Honto, and William Honto. 


 
 
Onnie S. Crawford

ROGERSVILLE — Onnie S. Crawford, 86, of 809 Webster Valley Rd., passed 
away Saturday (Sept. 30, 2000) at his residence after an extended illness. 

He was retired from the Ford System of Kingsport and attended the Tunnell 
Hill Missionary Baptist Church. 
He was preceded in death by an infant son; daughter, Wilma Jennings; and a 
granddaughter, Tina Jones. 
Surviving are his wife, Carrie Crawford, of the home; daughters and 
sons-in-law, Ruth Hunley, Laurel, Md., Marcelene Jones and husband Ernest; 
Rachel Gardner and husband, Phil, Alice Davis and husband Ricky, Rhonda 
Hunley and husband Ricky, Danita Caldwell and husband Dennis, all of 
Rogersville, Loretta Tobeck and husband August, Newport Richie, Fla., 
Regina Sechrist and husband Greg, Waxahachie, Tex.; sons and 
daughters-in-law, Donald Crawford and wife Judy, Wayne Smith and wife 
Opal, both of Elk Ridge, Md., Lynn Crawford and wife Connie, Anthony 
Crawford and wife Patti, both of Rogersville; and a number of nieces and 
nephews. 
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Broome Funeral Home, 
Rogersville. 
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tunnell Hill Missionary 
Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy Warner, the Rev. George “Fuzz” Bradley, 
and the Rev. Ray Mullins officiating. 
Burial will follow in the Tunnell Hill Cemetery.


 
Marilyn Calder

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Marilyn Calder, 62, died at 11:37 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 
28, 2000) at Blount Memorial Hospital. 
She was employed by Institutional Jobbers for 17 years. 
Mrs. Calder was a member of Maryville First Apostolic Church. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rodney L. Calder. 
Surviving are a son, Ronald Calder, Maryville; daughter, Darlene Calder, 
New Mexico; four grandchildren; brothers, Arden Lawrence and Norman 
Lawrence; and sisters, Collene Tolbert, June Davis, and Alberta North 
Williams. 
Calling hours will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at Smith Mortuary, 
Maryville, Tenn. 
Services will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home chapel 
with the Rev. Kenneth Carpenter officiating. 
Family and friends will assemble at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sulphur Springs 
Cemetery for the interment.


 
 
Emogene Barker

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Services for Margaret Emogene Steadman Barker, 71, who 
went to be with the Lord Thursday evening (Sept. 28, 2000) will be 
conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, 
Ga. 
Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. 
Courtesy of Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes.

Mary Whited

KINGSPORT — Graveside services for Mary Dorton Whited, 94, who died 
Thursday (Sept. 28, 2000) will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at East Lawn 
Memorial Park with Pastor Chris Carter officiating. 
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Matthew United Methodist 
Church, 2505 Nathan St., Kingsport, Tenn. 37664. 
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 
 


 
 
Published September 30, 2000/Posted 10-1-2000,int
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