Area Obituaries

Stanley Richardson

Stanley Richardson, 58, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Cumberland Medical Center. He attended church at the Mt. Crest Church of God of Prophecy. He was the owner of S & L Pools and a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elbert Lee and Opal…

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Molly Davitt

Molly Davitt, 98, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at the Bledsoe County Nursing Home, where she had resided for several years. She was born in London, England and was of the Catholic Faith. Molly drove emergency vehicles for wounded soldiers during WWII, and after the war, opened a bridal boutique in California.…

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Shirley Campbell

Shirley Campbell, 59, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Monday, June 18, 2018. She loved her family and grandchildren, enjoyed animals especially dogs, and working crossword puzzles. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Dorothy Hale Creason; brothers, J L, Albert, and Donnie Creason. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Wayne Campbell; son,…

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Anna Jean Warden

Jean S. “Anna Jean” Warden, 87, died peacefully Thursday, June 7, at Brookdale Mount Vernon in Cleveland, Tennessee. Anna Jean was born on September 5, 1930 in Pikeville, Tennessee. After attending business school, she worked for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conversation Service (ASCS), serving as the Executive Director before her retirement after 37 years of…

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William Clint Walker

William Clint Walker, 95, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Monday, June 11, 2018. He was of the Church of God faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hattie Lou Haston Walker; his wife, Maggie Walker; sister, Lillie Mae Davis; and parents, John Alexander and Susie Music Walker. He is survived by his children, Gladys…

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Nova Allen

Nova Allen, 86, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Saturday, June 9, 2018. She worked in retail sales, enjoyed reading, spending time with her family, and was a member of Lonewood Baptist Church of Christ. Nova was preceded in death by her parents, Leon Levi and Arrelia Carpenter Allen; daughter, Devonna Travelstead; brothers, Bobby, Billy Frank, and…

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Sam Watson

Sam Watson, 65, of Pikeville died Saturday, June 2, 2018. He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, loved farming, hunting, fishing and watching football of any kind. He played high school football as a fullback in the late 60s and early 70s. Sam worked at La-Z-Boy as a machine operator and in…

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Evelyn Louise Swafford

Evelyn Louise Swafford, 66, of Rhea County, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on June 1, 2018. She was of the Baptist faith. Evelyn never left home until she read one chapter in her Bible. She was born June 21, 1951 in Battle Creek, Michigan, and graduated from Rhea County High School in 1979.…

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Evelyn Smith

Evelyn Smith, 76, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Friday, June 1, 2018. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was best known for picking vegetables on the Hixson farm and selling produce at her fruit stand in Hixson. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Litton and Duel Hankins Smith; brothers, Clarence, Nelson, Marvin,…

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Hank Hankins

Clarence “Hank” Hankins, 75, of Pikeville, Tennessee died June 1, 2018. He was a United States Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He worked over 30 years at Crossville Rubber Products. Hank was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed spending time fishing with his grandkids at the head of the valley. He was…

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