Gary Loveday Sr., of Knoxville, has gone to be with the Lord on February 25th, 2022. He is preceded in death by mother and father (Margaret and Glen), brothers (Harold and Tony), sister (Carolyn) and sister-in-law (Donna). Leaves behind wife of 46 years, Teresa. Children: Gary Jr. (Christy), Alex, Amy and Bethany. A host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Special friends Jack Cruze and Goob (Raymond). Memorial service to be held Saturday, March 5th @ Redemption Harvest Church on Avenue A from 4pm-6pm. Rev. Chris Gardener and Rev. Becky Milligan to officiate.
Paula Dudek Newlan, 68, passed away quickly and unexpectedly at home in Clinton TN on January 18, 2022. Paula was born in Superior WI to Helen Podgorak Dudek and Joseph Dudek on October 28, 1953. She graduated from Superior high school, U W LaCrosse, and University of Northern Colorado. She worked in Duluth MN and Denver CO as a supervisor of special needs adults. Paula later received her Master’s degree in Special Education and taught as a special education teacher in Colorado and Tennessee. Paula spent her life caring for others and so continued to in her death, as she had arranged to donate her organs and tissues to help others.
Paula lived in Colorado, Ohio, and Tennessee but she always considered Superior to be her home. Paula loved to tell stories and was the life of the party many times. Her northern accent would always bring up the question “Where are you from?” and she was proud to say northern Wisconsin. Paula was a dedicated Green Bay Packers fan (even though she did not know much about football) as she loved to cheer for her home and keep involved with her football loving husband.
Paula was a devoted wife, proud mother, and friend to many. Paula is survived by her husband Jim Newlan of Clinton, TN; sons Matt Newlan of Clinton, TN and Shawn Newlan of Atlanta, GA; mother Helen Dudek of Superior, WI; sister Carol Spencer and husband Frank of Woodbine, MD; sister-in-law Carol DeLaCruz of Peoria, IL; brother-in-law Ed Newlan and wife Terry of East Peoria, IL; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be held in Superior WI at a later date.
Billy Allen Williams earned his wings February 2, 2022 after fighting lingering problems from Covid for 4 months. Billy was born June 25, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA to Bill and Mary Ann Williams. Billy was of the Baptist faith.
Preceded in death by his wife Teresa Ann (Carr), father Bill Williams, nephews Billy Gregory Williams, Michael Walker Jr & Dustin (Pork) Price.
Survived by his mother Mary Ann Williams, mother-in-law Irma Carr, his girls Brittany Isbill (Nicholas Weaver), Jessica Isbill and Erica Isbill. Sisters Patti Hodge (Stimey), Carolyn (Cricket) Dennis and Donna Broyles (Rick), Brother John Williams. He has 6 grandchildren that he loved, Ryan Daniel Weaver, Elijah Frank Alton Riley, William Shon Seivers, Isabella Rutherford, Jocelyn Rutherford & Marvel Rutherford. Special friend Susan Lynn and her parents Dewey & Peggy Jones. Nieces & nephews, Jennifer Denny (Ricky), Crystal Broyles, Brandy Storment, Bryan Price & Brandon Price. Lots of great nieces and nephews and many friends.
Billy loved all of his family. Billy drove a truck for over 30 years and was known as Billy the Kid on the road. If you knew Billy you know how he got that name.
Celebration of Life will be Saturday February 12, 2022 at 1pm at the South Point Church, 1029 Avenue A, Knoxville TN 37920
James Kelly Breeden born May 14, 1947 went to be with the Lord January 27, 2022. Kelly was born and raised in Knoxville, TN. He was a Vietnam Veteran with an honorable discharge from the Army. Kelly was preceded in death by his parents Olney Ordway Breeden and Millie Lena Gross; brothers William Gideon Breeden, Donald Ray Breeden, and Gary Benjamin Breeden; sisters Grace Ellen Hammock and Mary Ann Bailey. He is survived by sisters Margaret Foster and Jenny(Alby) Thorp, several nieces and nephews.A graveside service will be scheduled for a later date.
Clifton Barry Meade age 65 of Pound, VA was called home by our lord on January 16th 2022. Barry was a class of 1974 graduate of Pound High School. Barry was a dedicated son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and friend to us all. He enjoyed the outdoors, including horseback (donkey) riding, walks, car shows, and car races. He was also a respected member of the Masonic Lodge in Strawberry Plains. Barry was employed for many years at Nyrstar Mines and was extremely proud of his employment and achievements there. He is preceded in death by father Clayton Meade and daughter Stephanie Sturgill-Adams. He is survived by mother Kay Dotson, wife Michelle, brother Ron, sons Dustin & Nathanial and their wives Katie and Davina (respectively), stepchildren Donja & Jordan, grandchildren Julien, Grayson, McKaylee, Kendall, and of course Dutchess.
There will be a celebration of life ceremony for Barry held at Woodhaven Funeral Home from 4-6:30pm on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 160 Edgemoor Rd, Powell, TN 37849. The family would like to extend special thanks to Kayla Tate and Kayla Augenfeld for all their extra time and support
Tonda R. Hatfield, 52, of Wytheville, VA, formerly of Beckley, WV, entered eternal life at the University of Tennessee Medical Center on Sunday, January 23, 2022, in Knoxville, TN after a short illness with her family by her side.
Tonda was born in Welch, West Virginia to the late Jack Walker (Sunny) Brown and the late Bessie Parthina Blankenship. She later moved to Montgomery County, Virginia, where she started her family and became a Licensed Cosmetologist. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, loved to watch NASCAR racing, football, her Hallmark movies, listening to music, and fishing.
Above all, she was a devoted Mother to her sons. Tonda is best remembered by her infectious smile and satiric personality. Tonda is “unforgettable” and will be missed by many.
Those left to cherish her memories are her sons, Johnse Hatfield, of Knoxville, TN; Jeremy Hatfield (Lacee Ayers), of Elliston, VA; and Joshua Hatfield, of Christiansburg, VA. One brother, Michael (Tena) Brown, of Oceana, WV; her granddaughters, Cierra and Cassidy Hatfield, Kylie and Sophie Hatfield, and niece, Tanisha Frazier; Sissy Carolyn (Hatfield) and Bob Melton; another Sis Velma Hatfield; special friends, Connie Bowles, Katrina Phillips and her special Lil’ Buddy, Gunnar Taylor.
There will be a memorial service held for Tonda on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 4:00 PM at Wytheville First Church of God, 1135 Cove Road, Wytheville, VA with Pastor Donn Sunshine officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 3PM – 4PM before the service.
The Hatfield family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dogwood Cremation, LLC of Powell, TN (865) 947-4242 for their services during our loss.
Revelations 6:9-10 “you are aware to some degree of activities and events on earth”
Lesa Diane McMahan (McNutt) age 61 passed away on Wednesday, January 12th , 2022 at Beverly Park Place in Knoxville. Lesa was born on November 16th, 1961 in Missouri to Jerry and Mary “Nell” McNutt. She grew up in East Knoxville and attended Carter High School.
She is preceded in death by her parents Jerry McNutt and Mary “Nell” McNutt. She is survived by her children Trista McNutt and Cody McNutt. Her sister Debra Calloway, brother Tim McNutt and sister Oleta McNutt. She had several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Her wishes were to be cremated. Dogwood Cremation will be taking care of her wishes. Her ashes will
be laid to rest at a later date.
The family would like to extend a Thank you to Amedisys Hospice and Beverly Park Place for the care
they gave. Also, would like to thank Dogwood Cremation for being so kind and making the process easy.
Deborah Kay Russell, 65, passed away on January 30, 2022. She was born on December 6, 1956, in Maryville, TN. Deborah leaves behind her husband Randy Russell, daughter Wendy (Roger) Rolen, sister Stella (Jerry) Austin, and many other family members.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
John Albert Cross – age 87, of Knoxville passed away peacefully Thursday, December
30, 2021. John was born and raised in Knoxville, where he graduated high school
and went to work at Norfolk Southern Railroad. John took a leave from Norfolk
Southern to join the Air Force in January of 1955, where he served as Airman 2 nd
Class before receiving honorable discharge in November 1958. John returned to
Norfolk Southern Railroad after serving and worked as a Maintenance Mechanic
and Inspector until retiring in 1993, after 36 years with the company.
John was an avid sportsman and athlete, enjoying competitive golf and bowling
for years on the local circuit, bowling five perfect games in his career and being
inducted into the Knoxville Bowling Hall of Fame. John was also a professional
country dancer and instructor for 20+ years during the 80’s and 90’s and loved
giving lessons and competing in dance competitions at Desperados in Knoxville.
John was preceded in death by his parents Roland C. and Ethel W. Cross; sisters
Wilma Brookshire (Stan), Annetta Kirby (Fred), Sue Richards (Lowell), Linda Perry
(Lurley), and Shirley Barnard (Ronnie). He is survived by nephews Butch
Brookshire, Mike Brookshire and Greg Brookshire; Chris Kirby (Phyllis) and Danny
Kirby (Stephanie); Ernie Perry (Michelle); and Lowell Richards, Jr. (Nan); and
nieces Connie Farris (Larry), Joyce Hopson (Gary), Lisa Breskow (Shawn), Pam
Hodge (Chris); Darlene Walker; Kelly Simpson (Stuart) and Teresa Nichols (Greg);
and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A Bowl-a-bration of Life will be held Friday, February 4th from 6:00-8:00 PM at
Strike & Spare Fountain Lanes, 3315 N Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917. Friends
and family are invited to stop by, share memories of John and bowl a frame in his
honor. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Young-
Williams Animal Center.
Dwayne E. Nance, age 60, passed away at home, Friday, January 14, 2022. Dwayne was born January 29, 1961 in Knoxville, TN. He was preceded in death by mother, Barbara R. Day, father, Bill Nance. Survivors include son, Wayne Nance and wife; sisters, Carolyn Barkley and Cindy (Tony) Jones; granddaughter; several nieces, nephews and cousins. A very good friend since childhood, Bobby Ford.
Graveside service will be on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 12:30pm at Woodlawn Cemetery, 4500 Woodlawn Pike, Knoxville TN 37920.