Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Beulah Lee Anderson

Beulah Lee Anderson, 90, of Greeneville, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Takoma Regional Hospital.

She was a member of Pruitt Hill United Methodist Church, the Choir and the United Methodist Women's Group.

Mrs. Anderson retired from MECO and was a housewife.

Survivors include one daughter: Mamie Anderson of Greeneville; two sons and one daughter-in-law: Danny and Francisina Anderson and Maurice Anderson, both of Greeneville; two extra special grandsons: Derrick Anderson and Eddie Jordan, as well as nine additional grandchildren: William Anderson, Jeffrey Anderson and Tammy Vaughn, Tonya Wheeler, Tammy Hamilton, Noel Price, Tony Anderson, Brandy Anderson and Cherisa Gillespie; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters and a brothers-in-law: Sidney and John Barner, Willie Kate Barner and Mary Jane Story, all of Greeneville.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Artis "Bozo" Anderson; and two sons: James Edward Anderson and William Anderson.

The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, downtown, with the funeral following at 2 p.m. in the funeral home downtown chapel. The Rev. Rochelle Maxwell, the Rev. Cecil Mills and Elder William Pace will officiate.

Interment will follow in Pruitt Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Timothy Pierce

KINGSPORT — Mr. Timothy Pierce, 60, of 650 East Sevier Ave., Apt. 119, Kingsport, departed this life Wednesday (June 25, 2014) at Johnson City Medical Center, after a brief illness.

He is preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; three sisters.

He is survived by his wife; two daughters; three brothers; one sister; two stepchildren; five grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. Timothy Pierce will be conducted at the Shiloh Baptist Church Saturday, June 28th at noon with Rev. Dr. Kenneth Calvert officiating.

Family will receive friends and family from 11 a.m. until the hour of service.

Burial will follow at Historical Pierce Cemetery.

Professional services by R.A. Clark Funeral Services and Cremations, 245-4971.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Bryan Scott

KINGSPORT — Bryan Scott, 24, Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Friday (June 13, 2014) from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

He was a lifelong resident of Kingsport and had graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School. Bryan loved to cook, ride his motorcycle, spend time with his family, and was especially proud of his brother and sister. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his parents, Tony and Cathy Scott; brother, Andrew Scott; sister, Amanda Scott; paternal grandmothers, Mamie Gillenwater and Carolyn Scott; maternal grandparents, William C. Jr. and Camille Daffron; and an extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Please visit  to leave an online condolence for the family.

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, is serving the family of Bryan Scott.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Paul Preston Sensabaugh

MURFREESBORO — Paul Preston Sensabaugh, 41, born Nov. 4, 1971 in Murfreesboro, Tenn., went to be with the Lord Monday (June 2, 2014).

He was a 1991 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, excelling athletically as well as academically.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Mr. Charles and Mrs. Dorothy Smith; paternal grandparents, Mr. Richard and Mrs.Margaret Sensabaugh; and an uncle, Paul (Pete) Crockett.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Shonna Sensabaugh; two sons, Paul (11) and Xavier (9); his father and mother, Mr. Richard and Mrs. Pauletta Sensabaugh; brothers, Brandon and Cory; and a host of loving relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, June 13, 2014, at the New Vision Church, 1750 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, Tenn. 37219.

Arrangements provided by New Generation Funeral Home, 2930 Murfreesboro Pike, Antioch Tenn. 37013, (615) 365-7105.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Obituary courtesy of Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc., (423) 245-4971.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Billy Duwayne Hill

KINGSPORT — Mr. Billy Duwayne Hill, 43, departed this life suddenly on Wednesday (May 14, 2014) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center after a brief illness.

Mr. Hill was born in Perry County, Ky. He was a graduate of M.C. Napier High School. He came to Kingsport in 1991. He was employed by Prime Sirloin for several year as a cook as well as Texas Steak House, and Longhorn Steak House. Billy was a loving man, and he met no stranger. He was a people lover; he had many friends, and was a special man who was loved by many.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, George Hill; grandmother, Mrs. Virginia A. Hill; nine uncles and eight aunts.

He leaves many to mourn including his parents, Ms. Virginia and Rev. Billy Hill; two sons, Isaiah Billy Hill and Avery D. Hill, II; one daughter, Ms. Callie Sonpon and husband Ernie; two grandchildren; wife, Mrs. April D. Hill; one sister, Ms. Lois E Beatty; three brothers, Minister Darryl Beatty and wife Pamela, Eugene Beatty and Ronnie Hill; six aunts and six uncles, Revella and Pete Combs of Hazard, Ky., Sonia and Wade Hill of Hazard, Kay and Eugene Hill of Hazard, Minister Gracie Sanford and Darcus Wynn, Ronnie and Donnasil, Elder Calvin Beatty and Robert Beatty, Jerry Beatty, Janivie and Joe Carter. He had several nieces and nephews; a host of cousins; and two best friends, Fredrick Lovelace and Katrina Hill.

Funeral services for Mr. Hill will be on Tuesday at 1p.m. at Central Baptist Church with Elder Lester Turner and Pastor Barron Duffy officiating.

The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of service.

Interment will follow at Holston View Cemetery.

Professional Services and care of Mr. Billy Dewayne Hill and family are entrusted to Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service, Inc. (423) 245-4971

William H. Horton

Aug. 28, 1951 – May 7, 2014

BRANDON, Miss. — William “Bill” Horton, 62, of Brandon, Miss., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Bill was born in Appalachia, Va. His early years were spent in Kingsport, Tenn., where he graduated from Douglass High School. William served in the U.S. Navy as a medical corpsman.

For several years he was employed with Central Parking Corporation, where he served as Parking Manager in several assignments, which included places such as Winston-Salem, N.C., Atlanta, Ga., Memphis, Tenn., and Jackson, Miss. His most recent employment was with the University of Mississippi, where he was Director of Parking; Transportation Systems and Transportation Services.

Bill enjoyed the Tennessee Volunteers and no matter where his duty station was located, he managed to secure a ticket for a seat at Neyland Stadium. In addition to his love for sports, Bill had a fondness for boating and marine life, which he exercised greatly on the Ross Barnet reservoir located in Brandon, Miss. His greatest joy was acquiring a 36-foot Trojan cabin cruiser, and his second-greatest joy was selling it! He enjoyed playing basketball when younger, playing cards and golfing.

He is survived by his daughter, Latasha of High Point, N.C.; his brothers, Edward Horton of Kingsport, Tenn., Marvin McWilliams of Reidsville, Ga., and Melvin McWilliams of Lansing, Mich.; sisters, Hattie Hill of San Francisco, Calif., Gail Collins of Culpepper, Va., and Deborah Collins of Memphis, Tenn.; and a special friend, Mertis White of Ridgeland, Miss. Also left to mourn his loss are his favorite sisters-in-law, Roberta Horton and Sharon McWilliams; plus a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of William “Bill” Horton’s life will be held in the Douglass Alumni Room of the V.O. Dobbins Community Center located at 301 Louis St., Kingsport.

This event will occur on Saturday, May 24, 2014, from noon to 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Condolence Letter for Pastor Frederick Gordon