Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Horace V. Curry, Sr.

MR. HORACE VENTON CURRY, SR.- Age 79, Of Chattanooga (formerly of Kingsport), Tennessee passed away Monday, August 17, 2015. He was born July 6, 1936 in Glasgow, Kentucky, a graduate of Kentucky School of Mortuary Science, and employed by Franklin Strickland and Hardwick and Sons Funeral Homes, Chattanooga.
He was a member of the Tennessee Funeral Director’s Mortician Association and other local associations.
His parents, Green Venton and Susie Burberich Curry, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his children, daughters, Gwen (Tyrone) Evans and Coletta (Clarence) Holcomb; son, Horace Venton (Kimberly) Curry, Jr.; brother, A. Frazier (Carla) Curry; four grandsons, two great grandchildren; one niece; one great nephew; a host of other relatives and friends.
Homegoing Service will be held Friday, August 21, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Union Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Samuel Jackson, Rev. Jimmy Ingram, Eulogist, and other ministers officiating.
His remains will lie in state at the church from 5:00 P.M. until the funeral hour. Interment, Highland Cemetery.
Please share your thoughts and memories of Mr. Horace Curry, Sr. atwww.willisfuneralhomedalton.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Mrs. Beulah M. Banner

Let your light so shine before men, they may see your good works and glorify your Father, which is in Heaven.

KINGSPORT — Beulah Mardean Banner, 91, Kingsport, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at Holston Manor. She was born Beulah Jefferson to Callie and Thomas Jefferson on February 26, 1924 in Pickens County, Alabama. She moved to Kingsport in 1953 where she took up cleaning houses.

Beulah was a member of Central Baptist Church and served on the Usher Board for many years.

Beulah was a God fearing woman with a lot of love in her heart. There was never a time when you wouldn’t see kids at her home, everyonewas welcome. We are not mourning her death, we are truly celebrating her life because she was a light in our path.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Banner; son, James Lee Mullins; and sisters, Mary Edna Greene and Annette Jamison. 

   She leaves to cherish her memory, two sisters, Marie Jefferson and Helen Legrone; brother-in-law, J.C. Jamison; three grandchildren, Curtis, Angela and Aaron Hutcherson; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, as well as friends that will miss her.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-7:00 pm at Central Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow with Rev. Richardo Dorcean and Rev. Charles Hawkins officiating.

The graveside service will be conducted on Thursday at 10:00 am at Mountain Home National Cemetery.

Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com to leave an online condolence for the family.

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport is serving the family of Beulah Mardean Banner.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Dorothy Imogene Fugate

Rogersville - On Thursday (July 16, 2015), Dorothy Imogene Fugate fell asleep after a brief illness, and is currently awaiting the return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

She was born July 2, 1934, to Samuel Summer and Hattie Lee Trammel of Rogersville,  She was the sixth of ten children.  She attended Price Public Elementary School and Swift High School, and received an Associate's Degree from the last graduating class of Swift Memorial Junior College in 1955.  Imogene was a retiree of TRW Automotive in Rogersville, Tennessee.

She was married to the late Robert Fugate in 1957 and was the mother of four children.  Imogene was the proud grandmother of five granddaughters, whom she cherished dearly:  Kia Fugate, Whitney Fugate, Rachel Gardenhire, Jessica Gardenhire, and Sophia Fugate.

Imogene was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Trammel, brothers William, Samuel, James, and John, her sister Marilyn, and her oldest son Robert Aaron.

Left to cherish Imogene's memory are her children Tony of Rogerville, Michael of Brunswick, Georgia, Mary Madeline (Richard) Gardenhire of Cleveland, Ohio;  brothers Maurice Trammel and Phillip (Connie) of Rogersville;  Charlie Trammel of Detroit, Michigan, sister Carolyn A. Cox of Kingsport;  sisters-in-law Gertrude Trammel of Chattanooga, Joanne Long of Huntsville, Alabama, and a host of loving nieces, nephews and loving friends.. also a very special friend who was dear to her heart, Roy Dennis of Rogersville.

A visitation with the family will take place from 10 AM to 11 AM on Wednesday at the Russell Chapel AME Zion Church, 307 N. Hasson Street, Rogersville, Tennessee.

A memorial service will follow at 11 AM.

Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville is serving the Fugate family.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Herman Andrew Logan

Mr. Herman Andrew Logan, 93, passed away July 6, 2015, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was a decorated U.S. Army World War II veteran, which included extended service in a foreign combat zone. Friends and family will attest that discipline and patriotism garnered from his military service remained lifelong attributes.

He was raised in Kingsport, with his brothers and sisters and mother (Zenie) and father (Avery) and remained a lifelong resident for many years. He was a 17-year employee and retiree of Eastman Kodak Company. After the death of his first wife, Emma, he met and married Dorothy and together they shared a life envied and adored by those that knew them. A Dallas Cowboys fan, he was also a knowledgeable enthusiast of many different sports. He devoted as much time as possible to his love of fishing. He attended Mount Zion Tabernacle Holiness Church of Kingsport.

Herman Logan was a man true to his word, who would offer a stranger help, had a heart of gold and smile that lit up the room. He will truly be missed by many.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Ella; son, Octavius, his brother and sister, Avery Logan Jr. (Evelyn) and Ruth Ford, and a large number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and many close friends.
The visitation for Mr. Herman Andrew Logan will be held Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Clark Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service Inc., 802-806 E. Sevier Ave., Kingsport, Tenn.

Burial will be conducted on Monday at 1 p.m. at the VA National Cemetery, Mountain Home, Tenn. The cortege will depart from Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc. at noon.

Professional services provided by Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service, (423) 245-4971.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Brenda Steele Leonard


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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Nathaniel (Nate) Smith

Nathaniel (Nate) Smith, 90, formerly of Kingsport, went to sleep peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 after a lengthy illness.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Elbert and Mrs Nellie Smith, wife Lena Lois, granddaughter Tyonna, and grandson Aye.

He was born and raised in Sullivan County, educated at Douglass High School, Kingsport where he played on the football team. and graduated from Morristown College.  He then served his country in the United States Navy as an SC2C from 1943 to 1946.

He was married to Lena Lois and from this union came three children Oliver (OT or Tim), Howard (Harry), and Natalie.  He was a Mason and a member of the American Legion.

Well known for his great culinary skills, he catered and hosted many events.  He retired from Tennessee Eastman in 1983 after many years of service and in 1991, he and his wife relocated to the Atlanta area.  They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2000 with all their children and grandchildren in attendance.  Well-loved and respected by his family and friends, he was known as Pops, Captain and Granddaddy to all who knew him.

Nate Smith leaves to cherish his memory a loving sister-in-law Mrs. Mamie Gillenwater;  sons Oliver (Wilburtine), and Howard (Elaine), daughter Mrs. Natalie (Greg) Maines;  grandsons Ryan (Cindy), Aki (Karmen),  Sentel (Ashley),  Gregory (Angela), and Justin (Chemelle);  granddaughters Ayonna (Aaron), Yaina (Ahmed), and Ms. Kawana;  16 great-grandchildren, one great grandchild, and a hold of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a special friend, Mrs. Virgelia Ellis.

Family will be receiving friends at 247 Dunbar Street.  Services will be held at the Central Baptist Church, with visitation Monday, June 8, 2015 from 6 PM to 7 PM.  Funeral service to follow with Minister Perry Stuckey officiating.

Interment services will be Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM at the VA National Cemetery, Mountain Home, TN.  The cortege will depart from Central Baptist Church at 1:30 PM.

Professional services and care of Nathaniel (Nate) Smith and family are entrusted to Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service, Inc, (423) 245-4971.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Carl Edward Muncey Sr.

  GATE CITY, Va. — Carl Edward Muncey Sr., 80, Gate City, Va., passed away Friday (May 29, 2015) at his residence.

Mr. Muncey was born in Sullivan County, Tenn., on Oct. 14, 1934, and was the son of the late John Muncey and Rena Mae Hattaway.

He retired from the Kingsport Press with 40-plus years of service and attended Hales United Methodist Church, Gate City,Va.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Petty Muncey, Gate City, Va.; daughter, Shannon Muncey, Gate City, Va.; son, Carl Muncey II, Gate City, Va.; granddaughters, Talia Muncey, Gate City, Va., and Candyce Hodges, Johnson City; great-grandson, TaShawn Muncey, Gate City, Va.; and sister, Elaine Floyd, Washington,

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Gate City Funeral Home and other times at the residence.

Funeral services will be conducted at noon in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Steve Templeton officiating.

The Powerhouse Singers and the Hale’s Chapel Choir will provide the music.

Burial will follow the service at Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Va.

Buster Stacy, Ricky Shoemaker, Stanley Rogers, Phillip Rogers, Robert Goff and David Wolfe will serve as pallbearers.

Richard Maxwell, Mickey Rogers, Bubba Goff, and Anthony Rogers will serve as honorary pallbearers.

An online guest register is available for the Muncey family at www.gatecityfunerals.com

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Carl Edward Muncey.