Obituaries

Howard W. Baker II, Heiskell

Howard W. Baker II, age 45, of Heiskell, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at North Knoxville Medical Center. He was born May 21, 1977, in Knoxville, Tennessee, to the late Howard and Hazel Baker.  Howard graduated from Powell High School and was currently a department manager at Walmart off …

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Walter Elbert Stooksbury, 82

Walter Elbert Stooksbury, age 82, passed away on November 20, 2022, following an extended illness. Walter will be remembered as an intelligent, kind, loving husband, son, father, brother, and friend. Walter was born in Harriman, TN in 1940 where he spent his early childhood years, later moving to Norris, TN …

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Douglas Charles Ridenour, Andersonville

Douglas Charles Ridenour, age 79, of Andersonville, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2022, at his residence. He was born on July 28, 1943, to the late Charlie and Lorene Melton Ridenour. Douglas was a welder working for Sheet Metal Local 5 where he was known as “Doughboy”. He also …

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Barbara Bailey, Norris

Barbara Bailey, age 78, of Norris, passed away peacefully at her home on Friday, November 25, 2022. She was born on April 15, 1944, in Andersonville, TN to the late Mike and Ruby Fraker Elkins. Barbara was a member of Lone Mountain Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, Barbara …

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Mary Louise Guyer, 93

Mary Louise Guyer, age 93, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022, at home. She was born January 28, 1929, in Meigs County, the daughter of Hoyal & Celoras Collins. Louise was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Family was very important to her. She was an …

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Leah Michelle Royster, Oak Ridge

Leah Michelle Royster, age 39, of Oak Ridge, gained her angel wings, on November 12, 2022, in Durham, North Carolina. She was born in Oak Ridge on March 21, 1983. Leah was a Class of 2002 graduate of Oak Ridge High School. She obtained her associate’s degree from Roane State …

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Bob Nelson, Lancing

Bob Nelson age 83, of Lancing, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on August 8, 1939. Bob loved his family and friends, farming, fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He enjoyed life to the fullest. He is preceded in death by …

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Anita Rose Cooper Butcher, 91

Anita Rose Cooper Butcher, age 91, was born on September 21, 1931, in Morgan County Tennessee, and passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 22, 2022. Anita graduated from Oakdale High School in 1949 where she participated in the 4-H Club, Future Homemakers of America, Glee Club, Home Economics Club, and was a …

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Richard Olaf Sabine, Oak Ridge

Richard Olaf Sabine passed from this life to paradise on Monday, November 21, 2022, at his home in Oak Ridge, TN. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on August 21, 1955. He was 67 years old when he crossed the bar. He was raised in Mobile, AL; graduating from Murphy …

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Mrs. Susan D. Miller, Deer Lodge

Mrs. Susan D. Miller, age 58 of the Meister Hill Community in Deer Lodge, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2022, at her home with her family by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents: Dan and Alma Miller. Two sons: David and Daniel Miller. And one daughter: Emma …

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