Morgan County. Tennessee Obituaries


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OAKLEY, JAMES, JR., died Nov. 21, 2002 at the VA Hospital in Nashville after a long battle with staph infection following a heart by-pass.  He was 77.  His family has been at his bedside throught out and was with him at his death.  James has been a resident of Waverly, Tenn., since 1971; however, he was raised in East Tennessee, town of Oakdale in Morgan County, graduating from Oakdale High School with the class of 1942 (in absentia WWII).  James was affectionately referred to as "Speedhound" by his Oakdale friends.  Just a year ago James lost his wife of 47 years, Johnny Wilson Oakley, to cancer  This void was never filled.  James is survived by his children Robert L. Oakley and wife Shelia, his son Jonathan and his wife and the great-grandson Jonathan's mother Mary) of Hopkinsville, Ky., James A. Oakley and wife Lisa, their son Corey of Waverly, Vicki Oakley, her two sons, Josh and Jeremy Ethridge (father John Ethridge) of Waverly and Lori Oakley, her three children, Catye Summer Peach, Alexandrea and Mitchell Plant (father Tony Plant) of Waverly; one sister Barbara N. Hayes of Portsmouth, N.H.; and many nieces and nephews from the Oakley and Wilson families. Funeral services were conducted at the Luff Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly. Brother Charles Watkins, a friend and neighbor, said the Eulogy as well as officiating at the burial services at Richlawn Cemetery next to his wife Johnny.. [Morgan County News]

OELSNER, MANFORD JOACHIM, 79  died April 23 in Wartburg.  He was formerly of Arnprior, Ontario.  Preceded by parents, Martin and Martha Oelsner (Unger).  Husband of 54 years of Joan Scobie Oelsner; father of Susan Sandlin or Tenn., and Jane Stevenson of Castleford, Ontario; grandfather of Julie Ortiz (Bobby) of Tenn., Jeremy Sandlin (Kim) of Chattanooga, Joel (Jennifer) of Knoxville; Jenifer Wieland-Stevenson of Castleford, Ontario; great grandfather to Victoria and Ethan Sandlin; brother to Irene Colton of Arnprior and Ruth Langen of Lucknow, Ontario. (No burial site shown)

OLIVER, GARRETT, PAUL, Marietta:
Garrett Paul Oliver, 1 1/2-month-old son of John Paul and Briggette Garrett Oliver died Thursday, August 5, 1999. Survivors: in addition to parents, a twin sister, Danielle Oliver of the home; grandparents, Thomas and Beverly Silvey of Lancing, Tenn., Johnnie Lorene Craig of Pickens, Carl David Oliver, Jr., of Greer, Mark and Terri Garrett of Travelers Rest; great-grandparents, Johnny Craig of Pickens and Jewell Craig of Laurens, Edward and Yvonne Thornton of Greenville, Paul and Ferris Jones of Lancing, Tenn., and Marvin Garrett of Ware Shoals. Service: 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Dillard Memorial Funeral Home in Pickens.   Greenville News, Greenville, South Carolina  Saturday August 7, 1999, Greenville, South Carolina

OLMSTEAD, CLAYTON, died Aug. 8, 1991, In Loving Memory, Loved and missed by Ella Mae, Tom, Wayne and families.  [Morgan County News, 8/3/2000]

OLMSTEAD, JACKIE R., 63, Huntsville, Al., formerly of Harriman, passed away Sunday evening, Dec. 16, 2001 in a Huntsville hospital. He was preceded in death by two sons Terry and Tommy Olmstead; and father Carl Olmstead. He is survived by two sons Tim of Harriman and Allen of Nashville; two granddaughters Jennifer and Ashley of Harriman; mother Mollie Garrett Olmstead of Sunbright; four sisters Marie Haynes of Sunbright, Iva Mayton of Harriman, Edith Olmstead of Huntsville, and Willa Dean Wright of Huntsville. The family recieved friends Wednesday evening, Dec. 19, 2001 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services began at 8 p.m. A graveside service was held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Mt. Hope Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

OLMSTEAD, MOLLIE GARRETT, 105, Sunbright, went to be with the Lord April 15, 2005 in the Lifecare Center of Morgan County. She was born October 13, 1899. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Ben and Laura Garrett; husband, Carl Olmstead; five sons, Reed, Roy, Carl, Wayne, Hiram (Hi) and Jack Olmstead; three daughters, Marie Haynes, Loreen Robbins and Minnie Cochran. She is survived by three daughters, Iva Mayton of Harriman, Edith Olmstead and Willadeen Wright of Huntsville, Ala.; 26 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and great-great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. She will forever be loved by family, friends and all who knew her. The family received friends Sunday evening, April 17, 2005 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. Funeral services followed with Rev. Mark Booth officiating. A graveside service was held Monday at 11 a.m. in Mount Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge. Grandsons and great-grandsons served as pallbearers. [Roane County News]

OLSEN, MR. HENRY,  AGE 96, OF WARTBURG, FORMERLY OF DELAND, FL., DIED TUESDAY MORNING, JAN. 31, 2006, AT HIS HOME ON POTTER FALLS RD., HE RETIRED FROM THE U.S. ARMY. SURVIVING; TWO DAUGHTERS; NETTIE OLSEN HARPER, KELLER, TX. BARBARA HAAUS, RHODE ISLAND FOUR GRAND CHILDREN AND FOUR GREAT GRAND CHILDREN SPECIAL CARE GIVERS; REGINA AND JIMMY WALLS, WARTBURG MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD THURSDAY , FEB. 2, 2006, 2P.M. SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, WARTBURG. WITH REV. PAUL FRICK OFFICIATING. [Schubert Funeral Home]


OOTEN, ARLING, 69, Deer Lodge, passed away, Sept. 3, 2002 in the Fentress County Nursing Home.  He was of the Baptist faith.  He was preceded in death by his parents Clude and Altha Jones Ooten; sisters Minnie Hall and Rachael Ooten; and brothers, Lewis, Parnell and Ronald Ooten.  He is survived by sister Mabel Webb of Wartburg: brothers Parling Ooten of Deer Lodge and Cletus Ooten of Deer Lodge; and several nieces and nephews.  Graveside services were hed at Mt. Hope Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]


OOTEN, BETTY - age 54, Mossy Grove passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2003 at UT Medical Center after a short battle with cancer. She is preceded in death by her parents, Delmer and Ida Turner Smith; brother, J. C. Turner. She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jo Houston Lee and very special grandson, Bradley of Mossy Grove; two sisters, Reva (Jean) Smith of Lancing and Treva Dishman and husband Richard of Jamestown; three brothers, Billy Glen (Bud) Smith and wife Wanda of Lancing, Howard Smith and Zetella of Kingston, Larry Smith and wife Arlene of Lancing; thirteen nieces and nephews; special friends and neighbors Robert and Eva June Weatherford. The family will receive friends Friday, March 14, 2003 from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. with Rev. Oscar England officiating. Graveside services will be held in Roane Memorial Gardens on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. [Knoxville News Sentinel]


OOTEN, CLETUS, 60, of the Glades Community went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 15, 2003.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde Edgar Ooten and Altha Jones Ooten; brothers, Parnell and Ronald of Deer Lodge; Lewis of Allardt; Arlene of Jamestown and sister Minnie Hall of Deer Lodge.  He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Houston Ooten of Glades; son Darlen Ooten and wife Kaci of Burrville; daughters Karen Wyatt and husband Gerald of Chestnut Ridge, Abigail Behrimann of Deer Lodge, Tina Huddleston and husband Phillip of Pall Mall, and Julie Ooten of Tinchtown; sister Mabel Webb of Wartburg; brother Parlen of Deer Lodge; six grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.  The family received friends Aug. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral services began at 8 p.m. with Bro James Ford officiating.  Graveside service was held on Thur. at 11 a. m. in Adam's Hill Cemetery, Deer Lodge.  [Morgan County News]


OOTEN, MRS. EUNICE HALL,  age 89, formerly of Harriman, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2005 in the Life Care of Morgan County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore Ooten, daughter, Leona Savage, parents, William & Emma Hall. Surviving are grandchildren, Linda Carrol & John P. Savage; Sisters, Ruth Cromwell of Sunbright and Enith Nichols of Knoxville. Family will receive friends Monday, June 27, 2005, from 6-8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. Funeral services to follow with Rev. Charles Webb officiating. Graveside services will be held Tuesday morning,11 a.m. in Morris Cemetery, Sunbright.  [Schubert Funeral Home]


OOTEN, FREEDA,  AGE 70, OF MORGAN COUNTY, TN PASSED AWAY SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2004 IN THE LIFE CARE CENTER OF MORGAN COUNTY, WARTBURG, TN.  SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, EMMIT AND EMMA HENRY OOTEN, HUSBANDS, LUTHER SCOTT AND DON WADE,  SON, MARK STEVEN SCOTT, SISTERS, RUBY OOTEN, DORENE ANDERSON, BETTY JOANN OOTEN; BROTHERS, CLEO AND AVON OOTEN.  SURVIVED BY CHILDREN, CHARLES ODELL SCOTT OF INDIANAPOLIS, IND., JOYCE ANN SCOTT MABRY OF INDIANAPOLIS, IND. SEVERAL GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, SISTER, EVA ANN OOTEN OF ONEIDA, TN. BROTHER, ODELL AND WIFE REBA OOTEN OF DEER LODGE, TN., ALSO A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS AND COUSINS ON BOTH MOM & DAD'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY. THERE ARE SO MANY WONDERFUL COUSINS THAT HAVE HELPED IN THE PAST FEW YEARS DURING HER DECLINE AND DEATH. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2, 2004 AT SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME , WARTBURG FROM 6 TO 8:00 P.M.  FUNERAL AND INTERMENT WILL BE HELD IN INDIANAPOLIS, IND. [Schubert Funeral Home]

OOTEN, JAMES, 85, Harriman, formerly of Sunbright, died May 6, 2001 in his home.  Preceded by his wife, Ethel Ooten; parents, Walter and Amanda Ooten and brothers, George and Jess Ooten.  Survivors: sister, Clara and husband Jack Rice and several nieces and nephews.  Burial in Roane Memorial Gardens, Roane County.  [Morgan County News]

OOTEN, LEWIS, 74, Jamestown, die Aug. 23, 1999. Preceded by parents, Clyde and Altha Jones Ooten; sister, Minnie Hall; brothers, Parnell and Ronald Ooten.  Survivors, wife Ordean Ooten; daughters, Mary Harris and husband, Bill; Melissa May Logan and husband Anthony; sons, Kevin and wife Elizabeth, Jackie and wife Pennie; step-son Wayne Brown and wife Letha; sister, Mable Webb and husband Sam; brothers, Orlean , Cletis and wife Carolyn and Parling Ooten. eight grandchildren; five great-grandchidlren; aunt Ruthis Hacker.  Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

OOTEN, OLA - age 94 of Morgan Co., formerly of Roane Co., passed away Friday, July 12, 2002 at the home of her daughter in Doulasville, Ga. Ola was a former member of Sunbright Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Alvena Stone and husband, Fielden, of Douglasville, Ga.; son, Lee H. Ooten and wife, Sarah of Wagner, SC; 6 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren; sister, Frances Halpen of San Jose, Calif.; several nieces and nephews. The  family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Monday followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Click officiating. The family will proceed to the Mars Hill Cemetery in Kingston for graveside services. Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City is serving the family of Ola  Ooten.  [Knoxville News Sentinal]

OOTEN, MARGARET, 67, Jamestown, formerly of Morgan County, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2005 in the Fentress County Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Cox; parents, Doc and Ruby Jennings; son, William Tom Cox; and daughter, Ellen Marie Jennings. She is survived by her daughters, Rose Strey of Sunbright, Carolyn Sharp of Wartburg and Pauline Armes of Jamestown; sons, Roberts L. Cox of Oakdale and Billy Joe Cox of Jamestown; sisters, Cora McCann of Deer Lodge and Geneva McCann of Wartburg; brother, Bobby Gene of Wartburg; and 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. The family received friends Sunday evening, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services were held Monday, April 4, at 1 p.m. in Mossy Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Don Pride officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. [Roane County News]




OOTEN, MRS. REBA IRENE, age 81, resident of Lancing, passed away Sunday, July 26th, 2009 at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. She was born March 30, 1928 at Annadel. She moved to Indiana in the early 50's and worked for RCA for 20 years, returning to Lancing in 1992. She was a member of Deer Lodge First Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her parents: William Lindsey Howard and Jennie Cox Howard; daughter, Linda Gayle Baker; sisters: Judy Howard, Mae Hall, and Beatrice Hearn; and brothers: Kenneth Edgar and William Rurchford Howard. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Odell Ooten; children: Phyllis Coffman and Bill Baker; grandchildren: Brandy Dixon, Christopher Baker, Danny, Bryan, and Stephen Stanfield, Lelene DeVore and Joshua and Sarah Kersey; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters, Rosalie Gonder; brothers and sisters-in-law: Lincoln and Judy Howard, Herbert and Marcella Howard, and Clifford and Rose Mary Howard. To the very end she never forgot a birthday. She made it a point to send cards and call. She was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She had a strong faith and dedication to the Lord. The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 28th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 29th at 1:00 p.m. at Deer Lodge First Baptist Church with Rev. Roy Langley and Rev. Pat McGee officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethel Cemetery, Lancing.   [Schubert Funeral Home]


OOTEN-ARMES, MR. JAMES TONY, PASSED AWAY MAY 26, 2006 IN GALLATIN, TN. TONY WAS BORN SEPT. 6TH, 1953 IN MILL CREEK, TN. HE WAS OF THE MISSIONARY BAPTIST FAITH. HE SERVED IN THE U.S. MARINE CORPS.   HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS FATHER, ROBERT LEE OOTEN; AND GRANDPARENTS: AARON AND FLORENCE ARMES AND HOBART AND ANNIE OOTEN.  HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER, CORA HEADRICK OF CLEVELAND, FORMERLY OF WARTBURG; DAUGHTER, TINA OF ATLANTA, GA.  BROTHERS: EDWARD OOTEN OF ATHENS, JACK OOTEN OF CHATTANOOGA, AND RAY AND JOROY ZUMSTEIN OF CLEVELAND.  SISTERS: ANNA LOU OOTEN MOHRING OF ROCKWOOD, HELEN ZUMSTEIN BULLEN OF WARTBURG, LENA MAE ZUMSTEIN BUNCH OF PETROS, IDA ROSE ZUMSTEIN OF CLEVELAND, AND MINNIE HEADRICK TAYLOR AND MARSHA HEADRICK BYRGE OF LANCING. SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS. HE HAD AND EXTENDED FAMILY WHO MUST BE GIVEN HONORABLE MENTION TO, UNCLE PETE AND AUNT IMOGENE ARMES OF KINGSTON. TONY WAS LOVED AND WILL BE MISSED BY HIS FAMILY.  A MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD 2 P.M. SUNDAY JUNE 4, 2006 AT SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, WARTBURG. SCHUBERT FUNERAL HOME IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS   [Schubert Funeral Home]

ORAN, TULIS C.,  79, of Crossville, formerly of Oakdale, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006.  He was a well-known brick and rock mason in this area most of his life and a veteran of the Armed Forces. He was preceded in death by parents, James and Ida Oran; sisters, Marjorie Parham, Geraldine Brown and Kitty Oran; and brothers, Orvis Oran, Olin Oran, Thetis Oran, Quentin Oran and Juan Oran. He is survived by his wife, Nellie Oran of Crossville; children and their spouses, Thomas and Georgia Oran of Harriman, Gwen and Bob Armstrong of Knoxville, Terry Doran Oran and Judy Smith, both of Oakdale, Ginger Holland of Westel and James and Ann Oran of Pine Orchard; stepchildren and spouses, Terry Collins of Sevierville, Deidra and Jeff Golliher of Rockwood, Brian and Samantha Collins of Oakdale and Tammy Collins and Randy Camper of Crossville; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Juanita Burd of Rockwood and Twanda Oran of Kingston; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tway and Ina Oran and Larry and Mary Oran, all of Kingston; and several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives. Funeral service was at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, in Rankins Chapel Baptist Church, Oakdale, with the Rev. Brian Collins officiating. Graveside service was Thursday, Jan. 19, at Rankins Chapel Church Cemetery, Oakdale. Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg, was in charge of arrangements.  [Roane County News]

ORICK, ARVILLE, 65, Deer Lodge, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2005 in the Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge. He worked as a mechanic for many years and loved to fish, sell and trade cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Edna (Norris) Orick; wife, Doris Eloise Orick; and mother and father-in-law, Jearles and Irene Ellis.He is survived by his children, Tim Orick and Georgetta of Helenwood, Terri Mays and Kenny of Oneida, Tammy Bowling and (David) of Oneida and Joshua Orick of Oneida; eight grandchildren, Jessica and Wesley Mays, Samantha Orick, Coty, Tyler and Caleb Orick and Tabitha and Keith Bowling; special friend and companion of nine years, Bertie Larue and her family; aunt, Wanda Bradley of West Virginia; uncle, Kinley Norris of Oneida; and many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. The family received friends Sunday, July 24, 2005 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Schubert Funeral Home in Sunbright. Funeral services began at 8 p.m. with Bro. Hertis Phillips officiating. A graveside service was held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Marcum Cemetery, Helenwood.  [Roane County News]

OSBORNE, MRS. EVA BINGHAM - age 88, passed away February 7, 2007 at her home in the Mossy Grove Community. She was born February 17, 1917 at Camp Austin, near Oakdale. She was a devout Christian and a member of Mossy Grove Baptist Church for over 50 years, where she was a clerk and treasurer for 21 years, and a Sunday school teacher. She got her blessings by helping others. The high light of her life was a three week trip to the Holy Land in 1984. She also passed the test and got her GED when she was 84 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Osborne, they were married over 64 years. The grandmother who raised her, Amanda Bargetz, died when Eva was 14 years old. Rema Harvey, a devoted cousin, died in 2001. She is survived by two sons, two daughters, and their spouses: Frank Jr. and Betty of Elijay, GA, John and Ruth Osborn of Rockwood, TN; Cathy and Eugene Sabolcik of Grand Haven, MI and Carole and Dr. Darrell Tennelian of Dallas, TX; seven grandchildren: Frances and Jim Bragg of Canton, GA, Ellen McNail and family of Brennen, GA, Paul and Jodie Taylor of Clover, SC and Elizabeth and Dr. Scott Rollins of Knoxville, TN, Patricia Osborne of Knoxville, TN, Samantha and Richard Karpinski of Charlotte, NC and Eva Sabolcik of Grand Haven, MI; seven great, grandchildren: Jessica, Jennifer, and B.J. Johnson, Casey Ann Bragg, Margret (Maggie), and Gracie Mitchell, Carter and Georgia Ann Patricia Rollins. The family will receive friends Friday, February 9th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Dr. Scott Rollins officiating. Graveside services will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. in the Mossy Grove Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Mossy Grove Baptist Church or to a Shriner's organization. Schubert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. [Knoxville News Sentinal]

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OSBORNE, FRANK, 87, Mossy Grove died, Nov. 9, 1999.  Preceded by parents Frank Osborne Sr. and Bertha Sexton Osborne; step-father, Albert Morgan; brother, Ray Osborne and sisters, Leota Collins, Maxine Mathis and Eva Morgan. Survivors:  wife of 64 years, Eva Osborne; sons, Frank Jr., and wife Betty, John and wife Ruth Ann; daughters Cathy and husband Gene, and Carole Hoffman; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother Roy Morgan, sister, Bea Kimberley.  Burial in Mossy Grove Church Cemetery. [Morgan County News]


OVERSTREET, JEWELL L. CRABTREE,  82, of Roane County, died Wednesday Jan. 5, 2000 in her home.  She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and formerly of Trenton Street Baptist Church in Harriman.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John William and Rebecca Crabtree; and her husband, E. M. "Buddy" Overstreet, a long time Harriman grocer and businessman. According to her family, she was an avid pet lover and known for her big heart and solid work ethic.  She was last employed by Tommy and Jeff Goldston at Goldston's Quick Check in South Harriman.  Survivors include her children, Jo [Joan]  Murdock and John Overstreet, both of Cincinnati, Ohio, Richard Overstreet, Susan Jobe, Tyler Overstreet and wife Laura, all of Roane County; three sisters; one brother and many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and numerous close friends.  The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p. m. Saturday, Jan 8, in Kyker Funeral Home in Kingston.  Funeral services are 2 p. m. Sunday, Jan 9, in Shiloh Baptist Church with Paul Lloyd officiating.  Burial will be in the Edgemon Cemetery in Ten Mile.  In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to be Shiloh Baptist Church Building Fund, 4242 Decatur Hwy., Kingston, Tenn.  38863 or Character Counts! in Roane County, P.O. Box 65, Kingston, Tenn.  37763  [From the Roane County News, Jan. 7, 2000]
[Additional submitted information: Joan Murdock and John Overstreet are children of Buddy Overstreet's first marriage.]

OVERSTREET, RICHARD "RICK" ALLAN, 55, of Kingston, died at his home on Wednesday, October 4, 2000. Preceded in death by parents E. M. "Buddy" and Jewell Overstreet, he was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church.   Survivors include two stepchildren, Melissa Hedgecoth of Crossville  and Joy Aiken of Dayton, Ohio; four siblings and their spouses, Joan and Don Murdock and John and Louise Overstreet, all of Cincinnati.  Susan and William Jobe of Jefferson City, and Tyler and Laura Overstreet of Roane County; and two loving aunts, Johnie Hixson and Cornelia Cade, both of the Ten Mile community. He also leaves many special friends at Lakewood Village of Kingston, where he resided for the past 14 years.  A graveside service will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, October 7, at the Edgemon Cemetery in Meigs County with Brother Paul Lloyd officiating.
For those needing directions to the gravesite, the family will leave Kingston Kyker Funeral Home at 10:30 a. m.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Shiloh Baptist Church.  [Submitted]

OVERSTREET, ROSE B. (nee BENSON) - - 12/18/1910 - 3/17/2000
Loving mother of Joan (Don) Murdock and John (Louise) Overstreet.
Beloved grandmother of Deborah, Ken (Pam), Scott (Debbie), Greg (Mary)  Calardo.  Great grandmother to Zachary, Misty, Tim, Brian, Maria and Christopher.  Recently deceased after a brief illness.  Age 89 years.   Preceded in death by her parents John Albert and Rebecca Kendrick  Benson of Rockwood, Tennessee. Funeral services were held at the convenience of the family.  Charles  A. Miller Sons Funeral Home serving the family.     [Cincinnati Enquirer]  [Submitted]

OVERTON, MR. ANDREW RUSSELL, age 26, of Deer Lodge, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 15, 2007 at Parkwest Regional Medical Center. Born in Scott County, TN on February 7, 1982, he was the son of Charles and Sharon Overton. He was a member of Deer Lodge First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by grandparents; Arvil Overton, Mack and Columbia Harness. In addition to his parents, he is survived by daughter; Andrea Overton of Deer Lodge; sister; Patricia Norris and husband Jackie of Deer Lodge; Brothers; Brian and wife Angela Overton of Deer Lodge, Matthew and wife Traci of Robbins; niece, Breanna Overton of Deer Lodge; nephews, Chad Overton and Riley Norris of Deer Lodge, Gabe and Dylan Overton of Robbins, special friend; Gary Morgan of Sunbright, many uncles, aunts and other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 17, 2007 from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright. Funeral service will be Sunday, March 18, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel with Bro. David Dial and Bro. Pat McGee officiating. Interment will follow at the Lone Mountain Cemetery, Brimstone community. Schubert Funeral Home, Sunbright in charge of arrangements. [Schubert Funeral Home]

OVERTON, MR. CLARENCE, age 80 of Petros, passed away Sunday, January 4, 2004 in the Lifecare Center of Morgan County. He was the son the the late Joe and Minnie Bunch Overton. He is survived by two sons, Daryl Overton and wife, Mary of Hendersonville, NC. And Dallen Overton and wife, Goldie of Petros; Two Grandchildren, Carl Overton of Gastonia, NC and Tamie Overton and friend, Brandon Bunch of Petros; Two Great-grandchildren, Tristan Kane Overton and Zoe Grayson Overton of Petros; One Brother, J.D. Overton and wife, Edith of Petit Lane; One Sister, Stella Phillips of Lake City; Several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Monday, January 5, 2004 from 7-8 pm at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg. Funeral services will begin at 8 pm with Rev. Daryl Overton and Rev. Larry Wilson officiating. The family wishes to extend their appreciation to the staff of Lifecare Center of Morgan County for their care and kindness to our father. *In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lifecre Center of Morgan County, Alzheimer's Wing. [Schubert Funeral Home]

OWENS, DAISY OPAL,  age 84, of Eaton, OH and formerly of Dayton, OH, died Saturday, December 22, 2001 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Born on December 13, 1917 in Morgan County, TN, she was the daughter of the late James L. & Merle Loutish (McGlothin) Owens. She retired in 1975 after 20 years with Inland Division of General Motors in Dayton. Preceded in death by a daughter: Jimmie Lou Singleton in 1979. Great Grandson: Jerry Singleton.Brothers: Charles & Paul Owens. Sisters: Dixie Cole & Nancy East. Survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Katherine A. & Martin E. Hill of Cape Coral, Fla, Virginia D. & Thomas E. Welch of Lewisburg, OH, Donna R. & B. Terry Rice of Oliver Springs, TN and Nita S. & Nolan Bedford of Spring, TX. Nine Grandchildren and Seven Great Grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on Friday, December 28, 2001 - 1:00 P.M. at Oliver Springs Mortuary in Oliver Spring, TN. Interment will be in Davis Cemetery in Coalfield, TN. Family will receive friends on Friday, December 28, 2001 from 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home in Oliver Springs, TN. Local arrangements by the Barnes Funeral Home in Eaton, OH. Condolences may be sent to the family via E-Mail to info@barnesfuneralhome.com.    (Source: Dayton Daily News; Dayton, Montgomery County, OH; 24 December 2001)


OWENS, MRS. PHYLLIS REBECCA, age 52, passed away suddenly March 14, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center. She was preceded in death by father; Curtis Owens, grandparents; James Owens; Ina Owens, John Anderson, Tennessee Anderson and nephew Eric Len Jones. Mrs. Owens is survived by daughter; Darcy Brown, Grandchildren; Olivia J. Ownes Morlock and Dylan Edward Brown; Mother; Beulah OwensBrothers and sisters; Susie Kries, Shirley Jones, Azalee Jones, Winford Owens, Claudia Owens, Allen Owens and Patty Newport. Nieces and nephews; Eddie Jones, Dirk Jones, Destney Owens, Regina Hamby, Carla LaRue, Katrina Hunt, Jacob Carnahan, Allen C. Ownes Jr., Morgan Owens, Ross Owens, Tessa Quinney, Curtis Newport, Clinton Newport and a host of great-nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Tuesday March 16, 2010 from 6 to 8 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8 PM with Rev. Tommy LaRue and Rev. Roy Langley officiating. Graveside service will be Wednesday at 11:00 A.M. [Schubert
Funeral Home]


OWENBY, BRENDA ANN PHIPPS, 43, died July 15, 2001 in her home in Sunbright.  She was preceded in death by her father Jesse Peters; and six children.  She is survived by her husband, William Owenby; stepdaughter, Kayson Owenby; mother Catherine Peters of Sunbright; brother Bruce Peters; sister and brother-in-law Linda and Danny Supeck of Deer Lodge; and many nieces and nephews.  Interment in the Heritage Church Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

OWNBY, RAY H., 72, Wartburg, formerly of Sevier County, passed away Thursday, Feb. 28, 2002 in Oak Ridge Methodist Medical Center. He had given his life to the Lord and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Wartburg. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and five sisters. He is survived by his wife Rena Strutton Ownby of Wartburg; children Danny Ownby of Sevierville, Tammy Lopour and husband John of Wisconsin and Ann Gibson and her husband Bruce of Sevierville; grnadchildren Adam and Miranda Lopour, both of Wisconsin; brother Harold Ownby and wife Laura of Gatlinburg; sister Buena Ogle of Sevierville; and several immediate family, several nieces, nephews, anad a host of loving friends that will miss him. Service was Sunday, March 3 at 8 p.m. in Rawlings Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tom Moody and Rev. Roy Langley officiating. Interment was Monday, March 4 at 11 a.m. in the Glades Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday, March 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Rawlings Funeral Home.[Morgan County News]

OWENS, IRA CLINTON, age 78, formerly of Deer Lodge, passed away May 30, 2004, in Columbus, Ga.. He was born Feb. 4, 1926, in Shadeland, Tn. to the late James (Jim) and Ina Gibson Owens and Curtis Owens, sisters, Odessa Owens and Virgie Qualls. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of World War ll, and a 32nd degree Mason. He retired from Ford Motor Co., in Michigan. Surviving; special companion; Jesslyn Roberts, of Columbus, Ga. Sisters; Eva Kennedy, of Kingston, Tn., Maude Treanore, of Auburn Hills, Mi.; Sister-in-law; Beulah Owens, of Deer Lodge, Tn.  And several nieces and nephews and friendsThe family will receive friends Wed., June 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Schubert Funeral Home Chapel, Wartburg. With Masonic services to begin at 8 p.m., with funeral services to followed with Rev. David Goodman officiating. Graveside services with full military honors will be held Thursday 11 a.m. in the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge, TN.  [Schubert Funeral Home]

OWENS, REV. JAMES LIBURN, born June 13, 1882, died Wednesday, Dec 17,1969, at Oak Ridge Hospital.Mr. Owens' early child hood home was in Rosehill. Va.The family moved to Rockwood Landing in a covered wagon. The three boys, Lil, Ola, and Stewart, went to work at an early age to support their widowed mother and a sister, Molly, all precedding him in death. Lil worked the riverboats for a while and then went to work in the coal mines. Lil was the first ordained deacon in Middle Creek Baptist Church and later gave up his deaconship to become an ordained minister by Middle Creek Baptist Church.He pastored churches for 55 years in Morgan, Roane and Anderson Co. He preached in Kentucky, Virginia, and Illinois. The last church he pastored was MiddleCreek, He was united in marriage to Merl McGlothin in a double ceremony with her brother, Harvey McGlothin and Maud Hines on Sept, 9,1906, This was the first marriage ceremony in the second building of the Middle Creek Church. To this union was born six children.Eleanor, who preceded him in death. Charles Owens , Chevrolet Ky, Opal Smith, Dayon, Ohio, Paul Owens, Nancy East and Dixie Cole of Oliver Springs, Mr and Mrs Owen were the grandparents of five granddaughters. Jimmie Lou Singleton, Katherine Hill, Virginia Welch, Donna Rice and Nita Sue Smith of Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Owens preceded him in death, December 1959. He was the great grandfather of four greatgrandsons  and one greatgranddaughter. Funeral services were held at 2pm Friday Dec. 19,1969 at Middle creek Baptist Church, with Rev. Lloyd Napier and Rev Homer C. Hooks officiating Pall bearers were W.L. , Jackie, and Billy Jackson, Otto and Glen McGlothin and Fred Hamby. Sharps Funeral Home was in charge of the sevices.  (Submitted by D. Rice)

OWENS, MERL LUTISH (McGLOTHIN) 71 of Oliver Springs Route 1, (Coalfield Community)  died suddenly at home Wednesday of a heart attack Survivors Husband, Rev. J.L. Owens. Three daughters, Mrs. A,V. East, Mrs Dan Cole of Oliver Springs and Daisy Opal Smith of Dayton Ohio . Two sons, Paul Owens of Oliver Springs and Charles (Sock) Owens of Chevrolet Ky. Sister, Fannie Jackson, Oliver Springs., four brothers, Dennis and Harvey McGlothin of Oliver Springs , Sam McGlothin of Fountain City, Lee McGlothin of Harlan Ky. Five grand children. Funeral 2pm Saturday.,Middle Creek Baptist Church.Rev. McMurray Robertsofficiating. Burrial in Davis Cemetary. Body will lie in state at the family resident untill time for services. Sharps Funeral home in charge. (Submitted by D.Rice)

OWENS,  WINSTON KEITH, 65 of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Sept 4, 1997. Born in Sunbright, he moved to Fla. in 1952. He is survived by his wife Hallie; two daughters Linda Wilcox  and Diana Davis of Fla., two sons, Glen of Fla., and Steve of Texas; three step-sons Dennis Collins, Darryl Collins and David Collins. a step-daughter Diane Walters of Fla.' a brother John of Petros, and 12 grandchildren. Burial was in Florida. [Morgan County News]


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