Obituaries – 8/22/13

Posted on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 1:19 pm

TAYLOR, VIRGIE – Funeral services for Ms. Taylor, 91, of Crossville, Tennessee, were held Friday, August 17, 2013 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home in Crossville. Survivors include her sons, Dennis and Paul Davidson; daughter, Joyce Ann Davidson. Burial was at Fall Creek Cemetery in Gruetli-Laager. Announcement courtesy of Foster and Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN.

GREEN, LEONARD, RAY, age 53, of the Jumpoff Community, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at his residence after battling cancer. He was born February 1, 1960 in Sewanee to the late Phenie Mae Green and Herman Lee Green, who survives. He was a skilled carpenter and roofer for 30 years. In addition to his father, he is survived by his children, Jesse Ray Green of Winchester, Kaylia Rae (Jessie) Green-Seymore of Cowan, Jason Ray Green of Nashville and Karen Elise Green of Nashville; brothers, Randall Green, Ricky Green and Ranson Green; sister, Teresa Johnson; and grandchildren, Jameslee Seymore, Violet Shofner, Jayton Shofner, Keagan Green and Jasmine Green. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 20 at Moore-Cortner Chapel with Kenny Green officiating. Interment was in Harrison Cemetery.  Arrangements were made by Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, Winchester, TN.

MYERS, RUDY, WENDELL, 61, of Altamont, TN, died Sunday, August 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Abbie Schiesser Myers; brothers, Henry Earl, Cordell, Billy and Speaker Myers; sisters, Adell Myers and Joyce Reed. He is survived by his sons, Brad Nunley and Matthew Myers; daughter, Kim Myers; sister, Juanita (Dennis) Floyd; brothers, Gene (Louise) and Donnie Myers; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Yvette Smith. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 21 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Don Hill officiating. Burial was in Swiss Colony Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.

SAYNES, IRENE, age 94, of Tracy City, TN, passed away August 20, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Barney and Lilly Pearl Orange Johnson and was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Saynes; son, Roger Hayden Smith, Jr; brother, Freddie Johnson; sister, Eula Partin. She is survived by a brother, Franklin Johnson, Tracy City; sisters, Marie Geary and Dawn Brothers, both of Tracy City, Bonnie Andelson of McMinnville; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 22 in the funeral home chapel with Minister Joe Nunley officiating. Burial will be in Orange Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from noon until time of service. Online condolences may be made at Arrangements were made by Foster and Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN. 

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