Obituaries

Ronnie Lee Mitchell, Knoxville

Ronnie Lee Mitchell, age 80, passed away at UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN on Friday, June 24th, 2022. Ronnie worked for the Anderson County Highway Department for 25 years, and he was a hard-working man who enjoyed sharing stories with others about his work with the ACHD. In his …

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Christina Dawn Johnson, Kingston

Christina Dawn Johnson, age 46, a resident of Kingston, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at Roane Medical Center.  She was born January 14, 1976, in Knoxville and was a 1993 graduate of Roane County High School.  Christina was of the Baptist faith and had attended Central Baptist Church in Kingston as long …

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Kenneth “Dean” Strong, 87

Kenneth “Dean” Strong, age 87 passed away peacefully on June 23, 2022, at Blount Memorial Hospital.  Dean was a member and the oldest deacon of Laurel Branch Baptist Church, he belonged to Coal Creek Lodge #492 in Rocky Top, Tennessee.  Dean was a quiet, honest, considerate, respectful, and hard-working man.  …

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Joyce Terrell Kenna, 97

Joyce Terrell Kenna, age 97, died peacefully Thursday, June 23, 2022, at NHC Healthcare Oak Ridge. Mrs. Kenna was born in Lawrence County, MS on January 25, 1925, to Marshall Lee Terrell & Mary Mildred (Gunnell) Terrell. Following her mother’s sudden death at age 31, Mrs. Kenna was raised by …

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Ethelene Jackson Brock, 93

Ethelene Jackson Brock, age 93, passed away, on June 24, 2022, at home, surrounded by family. She was a member of Highland View Church of Christ. Ethelene was born in Cookeville to Kelly & Prietta Barnes Jackson. She was preceded in death by husband of 70 years, James Vernon “JV” …

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Daisy Freytag, Wartburg

Mrs. Daisy Freytag, age 70 of Wartburg passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  She is preceded in death by her parents Noah and Viola Morgan. Brothers Charles, Jack, and Danny, infant daughter Sheila Freytag, Brother-in-law: Jay Surviving are her husband of 54 …

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Edgar (Ed) Jones, Mossy Grove

Mr. Edgar (Ed) Jones, age 88 passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  He was a member and deacon of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.  For many years he worked as a heavy machine operator in the coal industry.  He loved fishing and making …

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Thomas Marvin Roberts, Rockwood

Thomas Marvin Roberts age 73 of Rockwood, TN passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at the Roane Medical Center. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Preceded in death by his parents Clifton and Frances Roberts, sisters Brenda Johnson, Edna Ivey, Barbara Jean Roberts, and brother Donald Roberts. Survivors …

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Ruby Lawson Stout Merrifield, 93, Harriman

Mrs. Ruby Lawson Stout Merrifield, age 93, of Harriman, formerly of Knoxville, passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at Parkwest Medical Center. She was a member of Beaver Dale Church in Knoxville. She was preceded by three husbands: Roy Stout, James Pickens, and Chester Merrifield. Her parents: James and Eliza …

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Betty Lemons Patterson, Harriman

Mrs. Betty Lemons Patterson, age 71, of Harriman passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at Roane Medical Center. She was a member of Beulah Land Church in Kingston. Betty worked as a CNA at Harriman City Hospital and later at Roane Medical Center. She was predeceased by her husband: Herman …

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