Current Obituaries


Current Obituaries

Iva Jean Tucker

by DFH Inc. on 07/10/19

Minister Iva Jean Lee Mason Tucker, 82, passed away peacefully to meet her savior, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Life Care Nursing Home in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Minister Tucker was born on February 18, 1937 to Alfred and Annadale Lee. She was a faithful minister and member of Friendship Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of The Americas in Morristown, Tennessee and a former member of Holy Bethel Fire Baptized Holiness Church of God of The Americas in Chicago, Illinois. She was the pianist for The Gsopelettes of Morristown, Tennessee and played for several local churches. She retired as a License Practical Nurse from Chicago, Illinois and Morristown, Tennessee. She was proceeded in death by her parents; brothers, Rev. Cecil and Roy Lee; and grandson, Darion Mason.Minister Tucker is survived by her husband of 18 years, Oscar Tucker; son, David Mason of Morristown, Tennessee; daughter, Robyn Mason of Jefferson City, Tennessee; 5 grandchildren, KaKeisha Morgan, DaKeya and Davion Mason all of Chicago, Illinois, Kiana Collins and Lathion Thompson both of Morristown, Tennessee; brother, Vacil Lee of Russellville, Tennessee and a host of relatives and friends to include special daughters, LaTonya Shipes, Sonya Logan and Lisa Young and special friends, Mary Riley and Mary Moore. Special thanks to the nursing staff and hospice at Life Care Nursing Home, Jefferson City, TN. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home, with service to follow. Minister Tucker will be buried in Bent Creek Cemetery in Whitesburg, Tennessee following the services.

Julia Ann Blevins Fanney

by DFH Inc. on 07/02/19

Julia Ann Blevins Fanney, born on January 28, 1940 to the late Gale Blevins and the late Amanda Parkey Blevins of Whitesburg, Tennessee. She departed this life on July 1, 2019 at her residence on West Outer Drive in Morristown. Julia grew up in the Whitesburg area and was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church on Cherokee Drive in Morritown. She was an avid gardener and could be found working in her plants. She was a retired beautician. Julia was the Queen mother of the Red Hatters and enjoyed outings with her friends. She is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Arthur W. “Boggie” Fanney; sons, Marvin Fanney and Anthony W. Fanney; brothers, Robert Blevins and Charles A. Blevins and sisters, Beatrice Sims and Willie G. Davis. She is survived by her loving sons, Andre(Sharon)Fanney, Artie(Shandra)Fanney both of Morristown, TN, step-daughter Patricia(Wain)Young of Knoxville, TN, grandchildren, Alex Fanney, Candace (Milford) Jarnigan, Shante Fanney, Anthony W. Fanney, Bria D. Fanney, Latasha Griffin, Nashona Griffin, six great grandchildren, brothers, Henry (Liz) Freeman of California, Scoval (Jeannine) Blevins, Johnny(Belinda)Blevins, Darrell Blevins all of Morristown, TN, sisters, Lena Hampton, Louise(Lee)Quarles, Mary Cooper, Lorine Stone all of Morristown, TN. The family would like to acknowledge her very special friends, Gerald and Bertha Miley, as well as her best friend, Ann Cox, each of whom Julia loved dearly. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 5 at Bethel Baptist Church on Cherokee Drive in Morristown. Funeral services to follow with the Rev. Clifton D. Jackson officiating. Following the service, burial will be at Bent Creek Cemetery in Whitesburg.

Brandon Treece

by DFH Inc. on 05/29/19

Brandon Treece passed away Thursday, May 23 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1 at Hamblen Memory Gardens.

Mary Ellen Norton

by DFH Inc. on 05/18/19

Mary Ellen Norton, 56, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2019 at Morristown Hamblen Health Care System. She is survived by brothers, Jerry (Trish) Norton, Marvin (Regina) Norton, and Larry (Carolyn) Norton.

Preceded in death by parents, Alex Shields and Ruth Moyers; one sister, Ruth Norton; and one brother, Rufus Norton. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastors Jerry Parrott and Benny Jones officiating. Burial will be private at a later date.

Susan Lynn Dasher

by DFH Inc. on 05/01/19

Susan Lynn Dasher, 60, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019 at the home of her sister. She attended Faith Baptist Church and Hope Baptist Church. Susan was a “handy woman,” nothing she couldn’t do. Loved working outside; had the biggest green thumb you ever seen, loved everyone. She was preceded in death by her parents Wayne Leo Dasher and Elizabeth Dasher; son John Hamilton; brothers Wayne (Fred), Steven and Richard Dasher; sisters Donna Jean and JoAnn Dasher. She is survived by husband John Oliver; children Amanda Hamilton, Ashley and Mather Dasher; sisters Kathy Black (Rogers) and Kathy Pond; brothers Leo, Gary, Vincent and Robert Dasher; grandchildren Savannah Hamilton and Charlie Swearinger. The family will receive friends 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at French Broad Baptist Church, Dandridge, Tennessee. Followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the funeral home for Funeral expense.

Willie Mae Allen Howell

by DFH Inc. on 04/23/19

Willie Mae Allen Howell, 93, passed away peacefully April 22, 2019 at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System.

Willie Mae retired from Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System after 35 years of service as a central supply clerk. She also worked at Dandridge County Jail as a cook. She was a devoted member of the “Classy Royal Red Hatters” of Morristown. Willie was nominated, recognized and honored by Faith Temple Church of God in Christ as “Queen of the Day,” at their 20th Annual Brunch, where she was honored by Morristown City Mayor Gary Chesney.

She is survived by her son, Samuel Allen Howell; daughter, Florine Howell of Richmond, Washington; godchildren, Marie Jones, Helena Donaldson, Nathan Donaldson and Neil Howell; granddaughters, Missy Howell and Lynn Howell Cutshall of Newport; great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Jalese Pruitt; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends noon – 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at Dockery-Senter Funeral Home with a celebration of life service to follow at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Dandridge Cemetery following the service.

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.

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