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Area Obituaries

Max “Corkey” Gray

Max “Corkey” Gray, 95, passed away Thursday June 1, 2023 at NHC. He was a lifetime farmer. He loved his mules and taking trips to the mountain. He was preceded in death by his parents, Parker and Alice Gray; wife, Alene Gray; brother, George Gray and sister Brownie Ewton Johnson. He is survived by his…

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James Melton “Jimmy” Newby, Jr.

James Melton “Jimmy” Newby, Jr. James Melton “Jimmy” Newby, Jr., 70 of Pikeville, Tennessee died Saturday, June 3, 2023 at home with his loved ones by his side. He was a member of West End Church of God, a life-long truck driver, known as Iron Horse. He loved his Lord, wife, children, and grandchildren very…

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Wayne Griffith

Wayne Griffith Wayne Griffith, 67, of Graysville, Tennessee, died Thursday, June 1, 2023. He is preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Virginia Griffith. He is survived by his son, Brent (Paula) Griffith of Graysville; sister, Marsha (Marvin) McConathy of Ringgold, Georgia; partner, Brenda Brock of Graysville; and several other family members and friends.…

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Jo Ann Powell Cross

Jo Ann Powell Cross Jo Ann Powell Cross, 84, of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Thursday, June 1, 2023. Jo Ann was of the Baptist faith, and attended Mt. Crest United Methodist Church. She loved her husband of almost 65 years, and was looking forward to celebrating in July. Jo Ann loved her family, liked to…

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John Preston Girdley

  John Preston Girdley John Preston Girdley, 49, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Tuesday, May 23, 2023. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry Girdley and Cora T. Girdley; aunt, Wanda Putman; and uncle, Lynn Jenkins. He is survived by his mother, Jayne Clawson of Graysville; brother, Thomas van Biezen of Graysville; wife, Lynn…

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Joseph Young

Joseph Young Joseph Young, 55, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee passed away May 24, 2023. Joe was born May 2, 1968 in Pikeville, Tennessee. Joe was a member of College Grove Baptist Church. He worked for Carrier as a forklift operator. Joe had a servants heart who never met a stranger and would always give a…

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Landon Cox

Landon Cox Landon Cox, 90, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died at his home on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. He was a member of Summer City Church of God where he laid the foundation. He was a very godly man and to know him was to love him. You could always find him whistling. He loved his…

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Billie June Watson

Billie June Watson Billie June Watson, 49, of Spencer, Tennessee, died Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at her home. She was preceded in death by her father, William Earl Watson; and grandparents, Dan and Betty Dunn and Chester and Dixie Watson. She is survived by her son, Brandon Lee Goodwin of Spencer; mother, Barbara Watson of…

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Bobby Richardson

Bobby Richardson Bobby Richardson, 76, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Saturday, May 13, 2023. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and an avid farmer. He loved hunting and fishing. He worked at the Farmers Co-op for 30 years, Morgan Pallet Shop for 10 years, Roadbuilders for 10 years and R & R Kuntry…

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Jo Ann Reel Pope

Jo Ann Reel Pope      Jo Ann Reel Pope, 85, of Loudon, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at the Fort Loudoun Medical Center.      Jo Ann was the only girl born to the late Claude and Genevie (Smith) Reel in Pikeville, Tennessee. She grew up with four brothers who loved to pick at her but…

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