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Area Obituaries

Anna Louise Smith

Anna Louise Smith, 73, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at her home. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She loved to play cards, dice and sing karaoke. She was a great cook and loved to bake. She never missed an episode of Days of Our Lives. She was preceded in…

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Allen Howard Smith

Allen Howard Smith born July 27, 1967, Dayton, Tennessee. Died August 24, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. A brother who traveled the world with me and his parents who preceded him, William Howard Smith and Shirley Ann Skiles Smith. When settled in Georgia, he married Paula Pitts, who also preceded him. They had four children, Joshua…

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Nellie S. Morgan

Nellie S. Morgan (Pikeville, Tennessee), 99, passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Brookdale Rock Springs Assisted Living in Kingsport, Tennessee. Nellie was born and raised in Pikeville, Tennessee where she lived until she was 91 years old before she moved to Kingsport, Tennessee to be near her daughter, Helen Wilmoth. She graduated from Bledsoe…

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Patty Holland

Patty Holland, 68, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Monday, September 6, 2021. She was a member of Bethel Church of Christ. She was retired from La-Z-Boy Manufacturing.  She was a former employee of Robinson’s Manufacturing. She loved to fish, garden and spend time with her grandchildren. She also loved taking care of her neighbors and friends.…

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Sammy Ray Hixson

Sammy Ray Hixson, 72, of Dunlap, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Erlanger Baroness Hospital. He was born on August 15, 1949 to Ray and Georgia Hixson on their family farm in the Sunnyside Community in Bledsoe County. As Sammy grew up and throughout his adulthood, he loved and cherished working on…

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Bonnie M. Headrick

Bonnie M. Headrick, 42, resident of Ooltewah, Tennessee passed away at her home on Saturday morning, September 11, 2021. Bonnie was born in Takoma Park, Maryland to Lex and Gwen on January 23, 1979. She lived most of her life in Pikeville with her grandparents Audrey and Don Gadd. Bonnie was surgery scheduler at Children’s…

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Jimmy Wayne Hale

Jimmie Wayne Hale, 78, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Cumberland Medical Center. Jim served in the United States Army for 12 years and was a mechanic with the Detroit Fire Department for 20 years. He was of the Church of God faith, loved spending time with his boys, grandkids, and going…

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Bobby Ray “Bob” Dickey

Bobby Ray “Bob” Dickey, 78 of Pikeville, Tennessee died Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Rhea Medical Center. Bob was a Christian, enjoyed growing a garden, fishing, and worked as a mason laying block for over 40 years. Preceding Bob in death were his parents, James Walter and Martha Huskey Dickey; brother, Hugh Garner; sisters, Judy…

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Onva W. “Sonny” Henson

Onva W. “Sonny” Henson, 81, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, August 28, 2021. He listened to Jimmy Swaggart Ministries. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. He loved to race cars and loved anything with four wheels.  He was dedicated to his work and those he worked with. He…

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William Edward Stafford

William Edward Stafford, 48, of Spring City, Tennessee died August 30, 2021. William was a mechanic by trade and worked on all type of automobiles. He loved his family and friends, enjoyed fishing, going out on the boat, dirt track racing, and just tinkering with anything to fix it. He was of the Christian faith.…

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