Obituaries

Terry Clowers, Oak Ridge

Terry Clowers of Oak Ridge, TN passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 31st, 2022, at Methodist Medical Center. He left behind a devoted wife and children who are left without their fierce guardian and protector. He was a loving, faithful, hardworking man who put his family first in all aspects of …

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Rebecca McNelley Bridgman, Rockwood

Rebecca McNelley Bridgman, age 72, of Rockwood, Tennessee, passed away on August 3, 2022, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She was a veteran of the United States Navy, a member of the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard, and a member of the American Legion Post #50 …

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George H. Fulmer, 87

George H. Fulmer, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, August 3rd, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. George was a member of Rockwood United Methodist Church. He was born on March 23, 1935, in Crossville, Tennessee. He served in the National Guard in Rockwood, Tennessee for 9 years and …

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Timothy Dennis Gowder, 75

Timothy Dennis Gowder, dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and friend passed away on Friday, July 29th, 2022. Tim was born to Dennis and Lillie Beulah Gowder on July 16th, 1947. He lived his early years in Hohenwald Tennessee where he graduated from Lewis County High School before attending The University of …

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Katha Elizabeth Parks, Clinton

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, Katha Elizabeth Parks of Clinton, TN passed away at the age of 73. Katha accepted the Lord as her Savior on April 22, 2012. She loved the Lord and she loved her family. She is preceded in death by her mother, Cleta Reynolds, and her …

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Ernest Dewey Joyce, 94

Ernest Dewey Joyce, age 94, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022. He was born in 1928 to Charlie & Nancy Smith Joyce in Jewell Ridge, Virginia, one of eight siblings. Ernest lived through the Great Depression. He graduated from Richlands High School in 1947. After which he enjoyed a number …

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Mary Ruth Bunch, Oliver Springs

Mary Ruth Bunch, age 79 of Oliver Springs, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022, at her home. She was born on December 1, 1942, to Charlie and Geneva Patterson. Mary was a homemaker and spent her days taking care of her family. She had a servant’s heart and always …

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Clarence “Larry” Jenkins, Wartburg

Clarence “Larry” Jenkins, age 68 of Wartburg went home to be with the Lord Sunday, July 31st, 2022.  Larry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He loved listening to music, especially Elvis and Hank, and playing poker. He loved being in his yard working and taking care of all …

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Lynda Jo Ivey, Clinton

Lynda Jo Ivey age 75, of Clinton, went home to be with her heavenly father on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at her residence with her loving family by her side.  She was a longtime and devoted member of Black Oak Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher, sang …

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John Lewis Smith, Oak Ridge

John Lewis Smith age 75 of Oak Ridge, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Faith Promise Church. John was a veteran and Sgt. of the United States Army and served for 24 years. Throughout his life, …

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