Area Obituaries

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Samuel H. Brown

Lt. Col. (Ret.) Samuel H. Brown, Jr., 72, of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away December 24, 2018. He was preceded in death by his father, Samuel H. Brown, Sr. of Pikeville. Surviving are his wife, Anna Lee Brown of Maryville; his daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Brent Garrison; and beloved grandsons, Nathan Garrison and Connor Garrison,…

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Frances Carol Hodge Hitchcock

Frances Carol Hodge Hitchcock, 77, of McMinnville, passed away December 11, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Eva Hodge; brothers, James, Beecher, Junior, Leon and Edward Hodge; and sister: Lucy Haston. She is survived by her daughters, Shelia (Stephen) Daniel, Sherry Hitchcock and Stephanie Bouldin; five…

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Randy McDonald

Randall “Randy” Lee McDonald, 56, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Memorial Hospital. He attended Ewtonville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rushie Elizabeth Grimes; father, Marion McDonald; mother of his children, Claytie Carter; and sister, Mary Smith. He is survived by his daughters, Bethany (William) Newman of…

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Nikki McVay

Virginia “Nikki” Nichole Morgan McVay, 45, of Pikeville, Tennessee died Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Nikki worked at La- Z-Boy for seven years, enjoyed cooking, canning, hunting, fishing, and taking care of people.    Survivors include her children, Byron McVay of Pikeville and Desiree McVay of Dayton; parents, Cleo and Virginia Walker Morgan of Evensville; sister,…

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Thelma L. Green

Thelma L. Green, 92, of Pikeville, Tennessee died on Friday, November 2, 2018. She attended Bethel Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Green; daughter, Katherine Gann; and son, James Green. She is survived by her daughters, Henrietta Williams, Rossville, Georgia and Charlotte Brown, Graysville; son, Henry (Deborah) Green, Decherd;…

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Susan Cook

Susan Cook, 63, died Monday, November 5, 2018 at her daughter’s residence. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Susan was the daughter of the late Harry Edwin and LaMay Alice Rosemary Hojnacki. She graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School in 1973. Susan went on to do many things which included being a fitness trainer, retail salesperson, homemaker,…

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Lucy Boyd

Cora “Lucy” Lucille Boyd of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away October 31, 2018 at Erlanger-Bledsoe. Lucy was a resident of Pikeville, and of the Baptist faith. She loved crafts, reading, her children and grandchildren. She was a caregiver. She is preceded in death by her parents, Emma Proffitt and Allen Hensley, and sister Betty Frills. She…

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Billy Dean Sexton

Billy Dean Sexton, 75 of Buchanan, Tennessee, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Billy was a machinist at a drapery and bedspread factory for around 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, was an artist, and attended Full Gospel Church in Paris, Tennessee. Billy could not sit still as he had to be working at something all…

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Robert Lee Hale

Robert Lee Hale, 84, of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Manchester Health Care Center in Manchester. He was born October 14, 1934 in Pikeville, Tennessee, son of the late William Franklin Hale & Rena (Arnett) Hale. After proudly serving his country in the United States Navy from 1952 to 1965 as…

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Patricia”Patsy” Ellis

Patricia “Patsy” Ann Rollins Arnold Ellis, 80, of Dayton, Tennessee, died Sunday, October 21, 2018. Patsy enjoyed sewing, cross stitching, playing on a ladies’ golf league, loved watching all sports – especially basketball as she played on the team at Spring City High School. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church. Patsy was…

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