Current Obituaries


Current Obituaries

Sherry Fleming

by DFH Inc. on 05/13/20

Sherry Fleming, 71, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

Victor Ballazor Perez

by DFH Inc. on 05/06/20

Victor Perez, 20, passed away May 4, 2020 as a result of a drowning accident.

Mr. Perez will lie in state noon – 6 p.m., Saturday, May 9 at Dockery- Senter Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, May 10 at Liberty Hill Cemetery. All COVID-19 restrictions will be followed along with social distancing.

Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home

William “Pappy” Cain

by DFH Inc. on 04/21/20

William “Pappy” Cain, 96, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 at The Heritage Center.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

Janan Nikki Allen

by DFH Inc. on 04/15/20

Janan Nikki Allen, 41, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

Mary A. Wilson

by DFH Inc. on 03/08/20

Mary Wilson, 87, passed away Friday March 6, 2020 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

The family will receive friends 3 – 6 p.m., Friday, March 13 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. Graveside services 11 a.m., Saturday, March 14 at Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

Shelby “Skip” Brooks

by DFH Inc. on 03/08/20

Shelby “Skip” Brooks, 79, of Rochester, New York, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020. He was born in Claiborne County to Clennie Goins Tate and Spencer J. Brooks.

He is survived by his wife, Hope McGinnis Brooks; children, Shelia, Angela, Minnie, Carmela and Lance; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of Rochester; sisters, Charlene Brooks and Brenda F. Yeary; uncle, MacArthur (Martha) Brooks; aunt, Helen Treece; niece, Melynda Brooks; nephew, Christopher D. Yeary; devoted and loyal cousin, Buddy Goins, all of Morristown; as well as his beloved Goins and Garett family and his Tazewell community. Arraignments by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

George Richmond

by DFH Inc. on 02/12/20

George Richmond, 73, passed away unexpectedly at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System on Monday, February 10, 2020.

He was born August 7, 1946, in Lynch, Kentucky but came to Morristown with his parents as a child at the age of ten. After high school, he served honorably in the U.S. Army. George worked at Phipps Bend (TVA) for many years, then became self-employed with construction and painting residential and commercial businesses. George served as President and member of “The Ebony Outdoorsmen Social Club” for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Paralee Richmond, siblings, Bettye Jo Richmond Webster and Charles Edward Richmond, step-son, Kevin Bragg, niece, LaRochelle Still and nephew, Samuel Webster, Jr. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Cynthia ‘Janie’ Richmond of 21 years; son, Maurice Rucker; daughter, Gail Richmond; stepson, Michael (Vicki) Bragg; sister, Dorothy Holness; several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.

The family will receive friends from Noon until 1 p.m. at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., with Pastor William Butler Sr. officiating.

Interment will be in Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Anna Mary Sherles

by DFH Inc. on 02/12/20

Anna Mary Sherles, born February 11, 1935 in Russellville, Tennessee transitioned peacefully in her sleep to her heavenly home on February 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her father, Hugh William ‘Bill’ Sherles; mother, Edith Jackson, and her son, Morris Brian Sherles. She is survived by two daughters, Edith Sherles and Anna Sullivan (Robert); and two sons, Marshall Serles (Lynn) and Marlon Sherles; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings of the McCoo and Shorter families from Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and a plethora group of family in southwest Virginia, east Tennessee, Florida, Washington State and other areas worldwide. She was truly loved and will be greatly missed by many. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home in Morristown, Tennessee. A graveside service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Russellville Cemetery. Flowers will be welcome or, in lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home.

Ina Mae Henry

by DFH Inc. on 01/22/20

Ina Mae Henry, 71, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville Arrangements will be announced later by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home in Morristown

Jessie D. Isom

by DFH Inc. on 01/12/20

Jessie Isom, 86, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at his home. He was born in May 1933 in Russellville.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Isom; sisters, Irene Bragg and Margie Taylor; and cousin Valeria Isom. He is survived by cousins, William “Bill” Isom, Clifford Isom and Willie Isom; nephew, Kelso Isom; two sons, Jessie Isom Jr. and Charles Edward Isom of Wichita, Kansas; and a host of relatives and friends. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 14 at East Tennessee Cemetery in Knoxville. Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home

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