Current Obituaries


Current Obituaries

Willie Mae Howell

by DFH Inc. on 04/23/19

Willie Mae Howell, 93, passed away Monday, April 22nd at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. Arrangements TBA.

Luchion Paul “Buddio” Crum

by DFH Inc. on 04/11/19

Luchion Paul “Buddio” Crum, 95,  passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Community Living Center of the Mountain Home Veterans Adminstration, Mountain Home, Tennessee. Luchion was born February 1, 1924 in Greeneville, Tennessee to the late John and Vannie Crum. Luchion served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and retired from Union Station in Washington D.C. He loved his farm, family gatherings, and Praising the Lord. He also was an avid gardener, he liked to take long walks on the farm and he loved taking care of his German Shepherds. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Faye, Johnny, Samuel, Octavious and Fletcher. Sisters Angel Smith, Mary Blue Moore, Aleta Gudger and Geraldine Crum. He is survived by his wife Neverda Crum, Children: Emma Jeanette Miller, Doreatha (Gaylon) Jones, Michael (Tina) Goins, James (Tammy) Goins, Daniel and Robin Goins. Grandchildren: Greta (Brent) Hall, Cathleen (Yul) Elliott, Charnita (Wesley) Hammonds, James Goins, Jr., Elon Longshore, Stephen Goins, Dorian and Myles Longshore. Great-grandchildren: Kathrine Rhodes, Fantasia Hackler, Aislinn and Omar Hall, Jeanette, Neviah, Taesean and Jennifer Elliott, and Westin Hammonds. A host of nieces and nephews with a special mention to his nephew Terry and wife Jean Moore. Also his special friends: John McKinzy and John Bigmeat.The family would like to express appreciation to the Veterans Community Living Center for providing our grandfather with excellent care. Special thanks to Dr. Aninyei, Dr. Wilson and Dr. May, to the CLC, and the First Floor Nursing Staff. The family will receive friends 4 - 7 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2019 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 12 noon - 1 p.m. at Jones Memorial AME Church with Funeral services to follow at 1 p.m.

Glenna Minard

by DFH Inc. on 04/09/19

Glenna Yeary Minard, 77, was born April 24, 1941 in Morristown to the late Rev. James and Kathelene Toney Yeary. She departed this life for her heavenly home April 7, 2019 at UT Medical Center Knoxville. She loved God and was saved at an early age. She loved gardening and being with family, whom she loved very much. Glenna was a strong willed woman who relied on her faith to keep moving forward no matter what life brought her way.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerold D. Minard; brothers, Aaron V. Yeary Sr., James E. Yeary Jr.; and grandparents, James and Gray Toney, Harvey and Della Yeary.

Survivors include her daughter, Tessa Golding (Michael) of Dallas, Texas; son, Trent Houchins of Nashville; son, Jayson Houchins of Kent, Ohio; daughter, Monique Segars (David) Oak Ridge; grandchildren, David, Alexis, and Nevada; sister, Brenda Yeary Sheffield (Carlton) of San Antonio, Texas; sisters-in-law, Faye Yeary of Tazewell, Lynette (Yeary) Thompson (James) of Austin, Texas, Patsy Pollat of New Castle, Wyoming; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Graveside services will be held at Yeary Cemetery 1 pm, Friday, April 12 with Elder James H. Goins, Sr. officiating.

Arrangements by Dockery-Senter Funeral Home

Efrain Lopez

by DFH Inc. on 04/01/19

Efrain Lopez, 23, of Morristown, Tennessee passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Kingsport, Tennessee to Hermelinda Julita Velasco Lopez and Arnulfo Lorenzo Lopez on August 14, 1995. He was a big-hearted son, brother and friend who was and will continue to be loved unconditionally and cherished by many.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Hermelinda Julita Velasco Lopez.

He is survived by his father, Arnulfo Lorenzo Lopez; brother Kevi Cesar Lopez; and four sisters, Lucero Lopez, Veatris Angelica Lopez, Misti Lopez, and Jessica Lopez.

A funeral service will be held 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, at Dockery Senter Funeral Home. A burial will follow at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at the Irish Memorial Gardens, Irish Cemetery Road, Tazewell.

Jalen Gabrielle Quinn Boston

by DFH Inc. on 03/28/19

Jalen Gabrielle Quinn Boston, 25, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center surrounded by family and friends. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed, but forever in the hearts of family and friends.

She is survived by her nan, Debbie West of Morristown; mamaw, Debbie Fanney of Thorn Hill; parents, Krysta Quinn of Morristown and Jermel Boston of Johnson City.

Receiving of friends will be noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Dailey-Eaton Tate Cemetery, Rutledge.

Betty Backer

by DFH Inc. on 03/14/19

Betty Backer, 57, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019. The family will receive friends 6 – 7 p.m., Friday, March 15 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 7 p.m. Burial will be 11 a.m., Saturday, March 16 at River Hill Cemetery.

John Campbell

by DFH Inc. on 02/22/19

John Campbell, 62, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 at home. Arrangements TBA.

Annie Ruth Deadrick

by DFH Inc. on 02/19/19

Annie Ruth Deadrick, 82, of Morristown, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at her home. Annie was born on June 29, 1936 to Ludlow and Mary Jane Dyer in Morristown. She retired from American Enka and was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Being a very determined and independent person enabled her to live her life to the fullest.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Robert Carmichael; daughter, Tammy Porter; and grandson, Colby Hall.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Johnson (Eugene); son, Scotty Carmichael (Kaye); granddaughters, Danyelle Williams, Dena Carmichael, Kelia Chandler (Harold), Ashli Jenkins (Gary), Cigi Carmichael and Kelley Cunningham (Gerald); grandsons, Marvin Hinch (Komma), Sidney Carmichael, Casey Kyle (Erica) and Robert Carmichael Jr. (Marlyn); 24 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

The family will receive friends 1 – 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 19 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at 2 p.m. Entombment services to follow at Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Donald R. Massey

by DFH Inc. on 02/15/19

Donald R. Massey, 52, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was a truck driver before his illness. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Shirley and Doug Massey. He is survived by his daughter, Amber Vaughan; sister, Jamie (Greg) Lane; and brother, Todd Massey. The family will receive friends 6 -8 p.m., Friday, February 15 at Victory Baptist Church with funeral services to follow at 8 p.m. Burial will be 2 p.m., Saturday, February 16 at Bethesda Cemetery. 

Tonya Fanney

by DFH Inc. on 01/23/19

Tonya Fanney, 39, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at her home. Arrangements TBA.

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