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Linda Sue Radford

Linda Sue Radford, 70, of Claxton, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Sunday April 21, 2024, at home with her family by her side.

Linda was born Feb. 4, 1954, to Myrtle Mae and Luther Cleavenger in Newport, Tennessee.

Linda loved her family and church more than anything else.

On May 13, 1971, she married the love of her life, Billy Byrd Radford. The two were each other’s lifelong love and friends — a love that is often found only in books. They were blessed with three children, Donna, Teresa and Billy Joe.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Myrtle and Luther Cleavenger; her siblings, Billy Cleavenger, Jack, Cleavenger, Gene Cleavenger, Lucy Stuart, and Daisy Shelton.

She is survived by her husband, Billy B. Radford; her children, Donna (Tony) Lauderdale, Teresa (Rusty)Mendenhall, and Billy (Susan) Radford.

She had eight grandchildren Kristie Radford, Steve Blackburn, Diana Arp, Billy Mack Jr., Matthew Radford, Joshua Radford, Caleb Radford, and Landon Radford and two great-grandchildren Kaylie Ellison and Keyanah Radford.

Linda was a member of Knob Road Missionary Baptist Church of Maryville, Tennessee. She was saved and baptized there in 2005. Linda loved her church, and if she couldn’t go to church at Knob Road, she didn’t want to go at all.

She will be remembered for the love she had for her husband, children and grandchildren. She had a one-of-a-kind personality that was loving, fiery and loyal. She will be greatly missed.

Family will receive friends Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Woodhaven Funeral Home. An internment service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Woodhaven Memorial Garden Cemetery, 160 Edgemoor Road, Powell.

Sheila Joyce Hankins Stone

Sheila Joyce Hankins Stone passed away April 19, 2024. She was born on Feb. 7 1943, to Ted and Louise Hankins in Clinton.

She was a 1961 graduate of Clinton High School. She married Robert Larry Stone in Bryson City, N.C., on May 8, 1963. She attended Knoxville Business College and then vocational school for cosmetology. She owned the Nail Hut in Clinton for several years with her daughter, Ginger Stone. She loved all things Bigfoot and basketball.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Robert Larry Stone; daughter, Ginger Stone; and sister, Blanche Davis and her husband James.

She is survived by her son Robert Larry Stone Jr. and wife; granddaughters, Taryn Torbett and husband Chris, Taylor Lay, and Trista Lay; sister-in-law, Whis Harbor; several nieces and nephews; former son-in-law, Scott Lay, and Betty and James Lay.

The family will receive friends at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 1-3 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. in the Chapel.

Charles Edward Roach

Charles Edward Roach, 68, of Clinton passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at his home. He loved his family and spending time with them. Charles enjoyed golfing and going to the lake.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Frances Roach, and his grandparents, Ed and Lillie Gaylor.

Charles is survived by his brother, Ronnie Roach and wife Betty of Maryville, TN; sister Brenda Henderson of Clinton, TN; step children, Michael and wife Carrie of Clinton, TN, Jenny Johnson and husband Gary of Clinton, TN, Edie Patterson and husband Eddie of Clinton, TN, and Barbara Lawson. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

No services are scheduled at this time for Charles.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton is honored to serve the family of Charles Roach.

Annie Carroll Phillips

Annie Carroll Phillips, 77, of Clinton passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Annie was a member of the First Wesleyan Church in Clinton.

Born in the Smoky Junction community of Scott County on March 3, 1947,  she was the daughter of the late Elsic and Ruby Lowe Carroll.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George J. Phillips; brother, William Carroll; and sisters, Janice Daugherty, Tina Carroll and Loma Carroll.

Annie is survived by her son, Keith Phillips of Clinton; daughters, Angie Matchett and husband Ben of Clinton, Georgia Phillips of New River, Melissa Huff of Clinton; brothers, James Carroll and Emmett Carroll of Clinton, Homer Carroll of Rocky Top and Herbert Carroll and wife Victoria of of Sevierville; sister, Brenda Phillips of Rocky Top; grandchildren, Alexandra Williams, Amber Williams, Anna Williams, Jacob Matchett, Isaac Matchett, Alyssa Matchett, Ruby Matchett and Dillon Matchett; great-grandchildren, Kulton Williams, Rudy Evans, Timberly Matchett, Nevaeh Williams, Nirvana Booker, Nieanna Williams, Nina Williams and Nash Williams.

The Phillips family received friends on Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 5 p.m. until time of the funeral at 7 p.m. in the Jones Mortuary Chapel.

Graveside service was held Friday, April 19, 2024 at 11 a.m. in the Sunset Cemetery in Clinton.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton is serving the family of Annie Carroll Phillips.

Fred Wallace (Wally) Carmichael

Fred Wallace (Wally) Carmichael, 75, of Clinton was born April 24, 1948. He was called to Heaven to meet his Lord and Savior face to face on April 16, 2024. Wally is the son of the late Fred and Bonnie Carmichael of Clinton.

Wally was a loving husband to the love of his life, Dale. They were devoted to each other and blessed with 52 years of marriage. Together, they have two daughters, Amy and Amanda. Wally was a proud and involved dad who loved to brag about his three girls, Dale, Amy, and Amanda, affectionately known as “Wally’s Angels.” Wally was a loving, involved, and proud “Pop” to grandchildren, Ashley and Brady.

Wally dedicated 34 years of service to the Clinton Police Department. He had a servant’s heart and influenced many lives. He was also a member of Second Baptist Church in Clinton, where he had served as a deacon and Disaster Relief Ministry team member.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Gerry Vermillion (Bill) and in-laws Arva Lee and Ogreeta Luallen.

He is survived by his wife, Dale Allyson Carmichael; daughters, Amy Smith (Brian) and Amanda Taylor (Jayson), both of Clinton; grandchildren, Ashley Taylor and Brady Smith; a host of nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Food Pantry at Second Baptist Church, 777 Public Safety Lane, Clinton, TN 37716.

The family received friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2024, at Second Baptist Church.  His celebration of life service followed with Dr. Michael Thompson officiating. Friends and family met at 10:15 a.m. on Monday and proceeded to Woodhaven Memorial Garden for an 11 a.m. graveside service.  Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton was in charge of all arrangements.

Paul Hassel Tyree

Paul Hassel Tyree, 88, of Andersonville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 at his home with his loving family by his side.

Paul was a retired Millwright with Fluor Daniels Company, was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying, dirt track racing, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church.

Born on July 22, 1935 in Whitesburg, Kentucky he was the son of the late Alex and Mattie Ison Tyree. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Harold Tyree, Dean Tyree, Wink Tyree, David Tyree, Alex Tyree and Fred Darrell Tyree; and sister, Diane Tyree.

Paul is survived by his wife of 60 years, Wanda Welch Tyree; daughters, Rhonda Mozingo and husband Paul of Kennesaw, Georgia, Sherry McDonie and husband Robert of Norris, Tennessee; brothers, Garry Tyree of Andersonville, Tennessee and Larry Tyree of Portsmouth, Ohio; sisters, Glenna Lewis of Morrow, Ohio, Lorrain Korn and husband Ron of Arizona, Eunice Webber of Pennsylvania; grandchildren, Sarah Zorn (Kevin), David McDonie (Tiahna), William Mozingo (Elin), Devon McDonie, and Tim Fusan (Eric); great-grandchildren, Aurora McDonie, Jude McDonie and Aiden Fusan.

The Tyree Family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until time of the funeral at 7 p.m. in the Jones Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Larry Ridenour officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Claxton.

Jones Mortuary of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Paul Hassel Tyree.

Chloe Lynn Lascola

 On April 11, 2024, Chloe Lynn Lascola, 18, of LaFollette gained her heavenly wings.

She was a member of Claxton Church of Christ, where she found her interest for the Lord. She then became a member of Glade Springs Baptist Church, where she was saved at the age of only 10.

Chloe was such an inspiration and a bright shining light to anyone she met.

And anywhere you saw an animal, you saw Chloe. She had a love for every kind of animal, from horses to her prized dogs, Bent Bent and Zeus, whom she helped rescue. Her love for life and adventure will be so dearly missed, not to mention that her laughter could turn any frown upside down.

Chloe was preceded in death by her great-grandmother, Bonnie White; grandmother, Wanda Sue White; grandfather, Glen Andrew Lascola; grandmother, Brenda Lea Flatt; special uncle, John Purdy; and beloved cousin, Derrick Wilhoit.

Chloe is survived by, her mother, Amanda Snell and boyfriend Lynn Vann; sister, Kenzie Lascola; an amazing and wonderful aunt, Vicki and husband Kevin Edwards; father, Brian Lascola and wife Leann Burns Carter Lascola; aunt, Glenda and Mike Smiddy; aunt, Jennifer Roddy; uncle, Andy Lascola and wife; and several cousins, Brandon, Derrick, Ashley, Alex, Isaac, Tyler, Blake, Abby and Aiden; special cousin, Danielle Hamblin and children, Noah, Memphis, Aspen; and cousin, Sharon Lascola and daughter Dakota.

Family received friends on April 17 from noon-2 p.m. at Cross-Smith Funeral Home. The funeral followed at 2 p.m. Interment was held at Chadwell Cemetery.

Julie S. King

Julie S. King, 59, Knoxville, Tennessee, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2024 with her family by her side.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arnold Lynn King; brother, Randall King; grandparents, Kirby and Irene King, Paul and Jewel Mae Wilder; and stepfather, Berkley Dennis.

Julie is survived by her son, Zach Hammer; mother, Louise Dennis; brother, Calvin King and wife Elizabet; sister, Jeanine Reed and husband Zane; stepsisters, Lori Dew and husband Joe, Lisa Henson and husband Tommy; and nephews, Marc Reed, Bryan Reed and Jeffrey Reed.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Dr. Larry Kilgore and staff along with the staff of the Hospice Services of the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

The family will have a private celebration of life.