Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Robert Bogus Jr

 ELKINS, N.C. — Robert Bogus Jr. departed this life Saturday (Oct. 18, 2014) in Elkins, N.C.

 Arrangements are incomplete.

 Online condolences may be sent to the family at  bogus@clarkfc.com   

 Professional services and care of Robert Bogus Jr. and family are entrusted to Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc. (423) 245-4971.  

Friday, October 3, 2014

Ms. Harriet J. Gorman

KINGSPORT — Ms. Harriet J. Gorman, departed this life Wednesday (Oct. 1, 2014) at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.

Survivors include four sons, John Dukes, Nylee Dukes, Jay Dennis and Otee Carpenter; two daughters, Ms. Skye Dukes, and Ms. Keyona grandchildren; Dukes; and 10 three brothers, Harold Carson, Lee Maxwell, and Larry Maxwell; two sisters, Ms. Janey Bowers and Ms. Janice Simmon

Arrangements are incomplete.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Gor  man@clarkfc.com 

Professional services and care of Ms. Harriet J. Gorman and family are entrusted to Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc., (423) 245-4971.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Fred Douglas Delaney

Fred D. Delaney passed away Saturday, September 20, 2014, at Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.

Fred was a loving, caring and devoted husband, father, brother-in-law, mentor and friend, who was known as "Uncle Fred" to many throughout the years.

He was born on November 20, 1936 in Bristol, Virginia, to Loruma and Fred Delaney Sr.

After graduation from Knoxville College in 1958, he began four years of duty with the U.S. Army.

 During his service he was stationed at Fort Lee, Virginia and West Point Academy, Highland Falls, New York.

 In 1962, Fred moved on to launch a 30-year career with IBM that began in Denver, Colorado and included positions in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Georgia. While at IBM, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Pace University in New York. Fred was the tech company's Manager of Corporate Administration Education in Atlanta when he retired and returned to his roots in Bristol.

In retirement Fred was a committed citizen of his community. He served on the board of several organizations, including the John Wesley UMC Trustee Board; Celebrate Bristol; The Crisis Center; Kiwanis of Bristol; Boys and Girls Clubs; Board of Zoning Appeals of Bristol, Tenn.; Better Property Board of Bristol, Tenn.; and Retirement and Health Care Centers of Marysville, Tenn.

A 1954 graduate of Douglass High School in Bristol, Virginia, he also served on the Executive Committee of the school's alumni association. He was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.

Fred is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Dawn Gloria Henderson of Bristol, Tenn. He was the proud father of two sons, Roger Delaney of Atlanta and Trevor Delaney of Brooklyn, New York.

The family will receive friends at 12 p.m. Saturday, September 27, 2014, at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 311 Lee Street, Bristol, Virginia.

Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Pastor Robert Kariuki officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery Mausoleum Bristol, Va.

Professional Services and care of Fred Douglas Delaney and family are entrusted to R.A.Clark Funeral Service Inc.(423) 764-8584.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Rhonda Elaine Gray "Lulu" Nolly

“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith”: 2 Tim. 4:6-7

KNOXVILLE — Rhonda Elaine “LuLu” Gray Nolly born to the late Isiah Gray Sr. and Pearlean Reynolds Gray-Ellis on Sept. 15, 1955, in Kingsport,, TN, departed her earthly home on Sept. 12, 2014, at Fort Sanders Hospital, Knoxville, Tenn.

LuLu as she was affectionately known by friends and family was preceded in death by her parents, Isiah Gray Sr. and Pearlean Reynolds Gray-Ellis; grandparents, Harrison and Rosa Lee Gray, Clem and Willie Lee Reynolds; brother, Mark Anthony Gray; beloved uncle, Johnny Gray; uncles, Duke Gray, Farrell Gray and Lee Rone Reynolds; aunt, Willie Ruth Boykins.

She is survived by two daughters, Shamiyeh  (Shamon Munsey, Sr.) Nolly and Jade Garner; one son, Thomas Nolly, Jr.; one sister, Sherri Murphy; one brother, Isaih (Regina) Gray, Jr.; five aunts, Leola (Ben) Johnson, Monnie (Mike) Woodford, Izziebell Royster, Mattie (George) Cooper and Evelyn Walker; one uncle John D. Reynolds, Sr.; five grandchildren, DeMarrus, Jr., DeMias and DeMiyeh Munsey, Ramiyah and Aslynn Nolly; and a host of other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from noon to 12:30 p.m. at True Vine Baptist Church, 2547 Washington Ave., Knoxville, Tenn. 37917.

Celebration of life will be held at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Cecil Clark, officiating.

Arrangements by Jarnigan & Son Mortuary.

Obituary courtesy of Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Janie McCleskey McClintock

Janie McCleskey McClintock, 76, departed from this life on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, surrounded by her love ones.

Born in Amonate, Va., to Samuel and Frances Hairston, Janie moved with her family to Kingsport, Tenn. She later moved her family to Chattanooga. Janie was a member of Shepherd Church of Christ until her health prevented her from attending.
Janie worked for Red Food Store and later retired from Bi-Lo. She also worked for the Chattanooga Police Department as a crossing guard.

Janie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Levenus McClintock; three sons; two brothers; and one sister.

Survivors are her children, Maccine Stafford, Delois (Darrell) Ransom, Alvin Stafford, Pamela Davis and William McCleskey III; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Gwendolyn Winn; ex-husband, William McCleskey, Jr.; special cousin, Constance Clark and very special friend Marian Moon.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in the Chapel with Minister Richard Ervin officiating. Interment in Highland Cemetery. The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 78 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Joseph Lee Gilmore

Joseph Lee Gilmore, aka Bubba, 64, 514 E Fairview Ave, Johnson City TN, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 8, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer at the Johnson City VA Community Living Center.

Joseph was a native of Kingsport TN, born on September 11, 1949 to the late Edward and Grace Gilmore.  He was preceded in death by sister Lily Ruth Crum, and brothers James Edward and David Gilmore.

Joseph was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Kingsport, and also attended the Friendship Baptist Church in Johnson City, TN.

He was a graduate of Douglass High School, Kingsport, and later attended East Tennessee State University.

Joseph served in the United States Army, and retired from Sears after 20 years of service. Bubba was a member of Elks Lodge #492.   His favorite hobbies included stamp & coin collecting and gardening.

He leaves to mourn his devoted and faithful wife of nearly 40 years, Jeraldine F. Gilmore. Also, daughters Angela Gilmore, Constance (Richie) Carson Young, Pamela (Clinton) Rollins. Sons, Earnest (Ann) Carson, Mose (Christina) White, and Todd Page-Gilmore.

Brothers Nathan (Alma) Blye (Kingsport), Gregory (Ora) Gilmore (GA), Edward (Theresa) Gilmore (Bristol) and sister, Hazel Leverett (Knoxville).

He was a loving Grandfather to Sydney Edwards, Thomas Edwards (Kingsport), Ebony Alexander,(FL), Akeelan Young (Nashville) Michael Young, Alan B Alexander (FL) Jordan Carson, Duran Ferguson, Duran Carson, Brittany Carson, Jasmine Carson, Skylar, Allana, Ayden, & Landyn White, Alex Anderson, and AJ Anderson.

Great Grandfather to Zailes Alexander, Kalyna Young, Zarayah Alexander, Caislyn Love, Antonio Alexander, Host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends Special thanks to caregivers, niece, Diana Brice, Lois Hairston, and Emma Lou White.

A special thanks to the CLC staff at Veterans Affairs.

Funeral Services will be held at 7:00pm on Wednesday August 13, 2014 at the Friendship Baptist Church, 522 W. Main St Johnson City, TN, with Dr. C.H Charlton officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-7:00 PM, prior to the funeral service at the church.

Full Military Honors and Graveside Services will be held at 10:45 AM on Thursday at the VA National Cemetery, Johnson City, TN.

Professional Services provided by Birchette Mortuary Inc., 219 E. Millard St. Johnson City, TN. 423-926-6013. www.birchettemortuary.com

Friday, August 1, 2014

Marc Tierre Lee Woodbury

KINGSPORT — Marc Tierre Lee Woodbury, 23, departed this life at 10:30 p.m. on July 28, 2014 at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center.

Marc was born in White Plains, N.Y. on March 11, 1991 to Ms. Erika Woodbury of Kingsport, Tenn. and Nathaniel Terry of Bronx, N.Y. Marc has spent the last five years in the city of Kingsport. He was a graduate of Morristown West High School in Morristown, Tenn.

Marc was preceded in death by his son, Emery Tate Durkee; paternal grandfather, James A. Woodbury; and paternal great-grandmother, Ms. Annie B. Cohen.

Marc is survived by his parents; two sons, Z'Ryan Hughes and Ledger Kede Parsons Woodbury; one sister, Ashleigh Woodbury Kingsport; six brothers, Raquon Woodbury, Darius Woodbury, and Jarek Bridges, all of Kingsport, DiJon Woodbury, White Plains, N.Y. Mykel Davis, Portchester, N.Y., Jaylen Bridges, New Rochelle, N.Y.; maternal grandparents, Ms. Patricia Winton and Douglass Williams, Kingsport; aunt, Ms. Tykia Shaw, Johnson City, Tenn.; uncle Kai Winton, Kingsport, Tenn.

Marc was a rising MMA kickboxer. On June 5, he won the title belt of his weight class. Marc loved and respected everyone he knew and was loved in return.

A memorial service will be conducted Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at wood  bury@clarkfc.com 

Professional services and care of Marc Tierre Lee Woodbury and family are entrusted to Clark Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service Inc., (423) 245-4971.