Obituaries

Wanda Fay Patterson Harness, Oliver Springs

Wanda Fay Patterson Harness, age 74, a lifelong resident of Windrock Mountain in Oliver Springs, passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  She was born June 3, 1946 in Anderson County. She was a member of Big Mountain Baptist Church in Oliver Springs.  She worked for approximately twelve years for Fox …

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Silas Dewayne Bridges, 73

Silas Dewayne Bridges, age 73, passed away at his home on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Silas was a hard-working man that started his career in coal mining at age 12. He was a self-taught mechanic that enjoyed working on cars and small engines of all types. Silas loved to talk …

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Hugh L. Hickey, Kingston

Hugh L. Hickey, age 86, of Kingston passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at his home.  He was born November 8, 1934 in Roane County.  He was a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly.  While his health permitted, he attended Southwest Baptist Church.  Hugh enjoyed coon hunting …

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Stephan Michael Haynes, Harriman

Mr. Stephan Michael Haynes, age 71 of Harriman went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 13, 2021 at The Waters of Clinton Nursing Home with Hospice. Stephan was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia and raised in Ravenswood, West Virginia. He proudly served his country during Vietnam in the …

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Helen S. Braden, Clinton

Helen S. Braden, age 81 of Clinton, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Methodist Medical Center.  Helen was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and loved to read, work in her flower beds, her horse, dog, and a parakeet.  She will be greatly missed by many.  She …

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Jack D. Abston, Oakdale

Jack D. Abston of Oakdale went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.  Jack was retired from Roane Electric.  He was an avid baseball fan that loved playing and watching the game. He was asked to play with the New …

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Dianna Mae Sawyer, 68

Dianna Mae Sawyer age 68 passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.  She worked as an LPN and enjoyed hunting and going to the beach.  In 2001, she won a vehicle on the WIVK show “Survive it to Drive It”!  She was known on the …

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Jo Logan McMurray, Kingston

Jo Logan McMurray, of Kingston, left her earthly life Wednesday, April 14, after 91 years.She was born February 18, 1930, to Carlie H. and Lillian Dillback Logan in Sturgis, Kentucky. Thefamily eventually made their way to East Tennessee where she met and married her husbandDon McMurray in 1951. They lived …

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Beulah Butler, 100, New Hope Community, Rockwood

Mrs. Beulah Ann Honeycutt Butler, age 100, a resident of the New Hope Community of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at the Roane Medical Center, Harriman, Tennessee just shy of her 101st birthday. She was born May 27, 1920 in McLeans, Tennessee in Roane County, Tennessee which was just across the creek from the Westel Community near Rockwood, Tennessee. She married Warren Butler January 5, 1946, and they lived in the New Hope Community where they farmed, operated a dairy, and raised their 5 children and several grandchildren. She was a member of Westel Baptist Church and faithfully attended the New Hope Baptist Church both in Rockwood. She loved her Lord and her family, and enjoyed cooking and caring for all until her health declined. She was a Mother to everyone and would take in anybody that came by. She was the best Mother, Mother-in-law, and Grandmother in the World. She was an amazing cook that could also fix the best catfish in the World with “a little bit of this and a little bit of that”.  She was preceded in death by her parents, John & Ella Burns Honeycutt; husband, Warren E. Butler; daughter, Carolyn B. Johnson; grandsons, Brent Butler and Scot Johnson; siblings and their spouses, Alice Honeycutt, Roy Honeycutt (Nannie), Franklin Honeycutt (Dorothea), Sewell Honeycutt (Ludie) (Marcie), Lily Jones (Clyde), Edward Honeycutt (Anna), and Helen Strickland (Bill).   Survivors include:  Children & Their Spouses:Eddie Butler of Rockwood, TN Tommy Butler (Angie) of Pinson, AL Donna Vitatoe (Billy Joe) of Rockwood, TN Judy Butler of Rockwood, TN  Beloved Grandchildren & Their Spouses:Brian Butler, Aaron Butler, Haley Butler, Mason Butler (Amanda), Michael Vitatoe (Tomarra), Melissa Goins (Greg), Craig Vitatoe (Natalie), Matthew Johnson, Sean Butler, and Jamie Conway  Beloved Great Grandchildren & Spouses:Ezra Butler, Jude Butler, Logan Vitatoe, Landon Vitatoe, Kelsi Goins, Lainey Kelley, and Emily Swallows  And a host of beloved nieces and nephews.   The family will receive friends Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. with Bro. Bill Brown officiating. Committal services and interment will follow in the New Hope Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee. An online register is available at www.evansmorturay.biz. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee is serving the family of Mrs. Beulah Ann Honeycutt Butler.

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Martha Thornton Baker McSween, 90, Kingston

Martha Thornton Baker McSween, age 90, currently residing in Kingston, TN passed away Tuesday,April 13, 2021. Martha retired from former Bank of Roane County after 20 plus years of service. Shewas a longtime member of Swan Pond Methodist Church. Preceded in death by parents, Condie (Pete) and Stella Thornton; first …

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