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Obituaries 10-9-14–2014

Posted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 1:21 pm

In memory of CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL PAULK, he was born October 24, 1987 in Pensacola, Florida. He left this life unexpectedly on September 29, 2014.

He was a loving, son, brother, father, and grandson. Christopher was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Ray Paulk and James White.

He leaves behind his mother, Melissa White (James Cartwright); father, Michael Paulk (Sheila); fiancé, Nicole Haynes; brothers, Curtis, Jacob and Brandon; sisters, Caitlyn, Chyanne, Dana Rae, Brittany L., Pamela,     Brittany M., Bre, and Jessica; his three beautiful girls, Emma, Mackenzie (Stephanie) and Addison; grandmothers, Violet and Joan; aunt, Teresa; uncle, Jimmie and extended family.

Christopher was an amazing son, loving, friendly and kind. An exceptional father and caring friend, he never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a helping hand.

He made his home in Tracy City, Tennessee; his hobbies were his children, hunting and fishing. He was a truck driver with all his heart and soul, a beautiful life taken away too soon.

Funeral services were held Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Reverend John Potts officiating. Burial was in Plainview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please give donations to Violet Paulk for Christopher’s children. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements were made by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN.

 

LYNNETTE NICOLE “NIKKI” ROSS SANDERS,age 43, of Gruetli-Laager, TN passed away unexpectedly Friday October 3, 2014.  She was born in Palmer, TN September 6, 1971 and was a 1989 Graduate of Grundy County High School.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Mary Partin Ross; nephew, Dusty Ross; husband and father of her children, Tony Sanders; grandparents, Clayton and Agnes Shadrick, Edwin and Mildred Ross. She is survived by her sons, Ty and Tanner Sanders; father, Greg Ross (Stephanie); sister, Greta (Johnny) Curtis; niece, Hillary Curtis. Graveside Funeral services was held Sunday at the Palmer Cemetery with Bro. David Scissom officiating.

Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.

 

KING, PAUL, EDWARD, age 75, of Tracy City, TN passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014, in Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dillard and Elizabeth Dishroon King; sister, Doris King; brother, Bobby Jack King.

Paul was a retired pipe fitter and had worked at T.V.A. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of Myers Hill Church, Sewanee Lodge #405 F. & A.M., pipe fitters local #43.

Survivors include his wife, Patsy King; children, Michael (Marilyn) King, Karin (David) Brawley, Monica (Dusty) Hardin; sisters, Brenda Martin and Judy Faye King; grandchildren, Cassandra, Lorin, Taylor, Avery and Hallie; great-grandchildren, Carly and Axton.

Funeral services were held Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Dennis Rollins and Reverend Johnny Gipson officiating. Burial was in Plainview Cemetery. A Masonic service was held Friday night in the funeral home chapel. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements were made by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN.

 

DUNN, RONALD, JOSEPH, age 65, of Tracy City, TN passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014, at his home with his family by his bedside. He was a native of New Albany, IN and was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Lee Dunn and Evora McClellan Dunn; brothers, Don, Dean, Raymond, Glenn and Paul Dunn.

Ronald was a retired factory worker and was a U.S. Army veteran; he was wounded in Viet Nam and was permanently disabled. He was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.)

Survivors include his wife, Laura Jean Dunn; son, Daniel Landon, New Albany, IN; daughters, Lella Ray (Jeff) Turner, Rock Island, TN, Dana Owen, Tracy City, Leslie Taylor, Tracy City; brothers, Vernon Dunn, Otisco, IN, Arnold Dunn, Sellersburg, IN, Bobby Ray Dunn, Jeffersonville, IN, Larry (Billie) Dunn, Nashville, Jerry Dunn, Nashville; very special brother-in-law, Neal (Debbie) Houglin; grandchildren, Tabitha Roeder, D.J. Taylor, Nikolas Owen, Matthew Landon, Sebastian Landon; great-grandson, Timothy Roeder; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Michael Gass officiating. Burial with full military honors followed in Plainview Cemetery. Military honors were proudly provided by Sequatchie Valley Veterans Honor Guard, Jasper, TN. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfunerhome.net.

Arrangements were made by Foster & Lay Funeral Home, Tracy City, TN.

 

BROWN, ULYSSES, GRANT, JR., age 82, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014 at his home in Pelham. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved watching the Atlanta Braves play baseball. He was a son of the late Ulysses G. Brown and Miriam Lautzenheiser Brown and was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Smith Brown; brothers, Carl, Paul and Hershel Brown; son-in-law, Ray Patterson; daughter-in-law, Ellen Brown; grandson, Richard Brown; great-grandson, Ty Brown.

Survivors include his daughter, Glenda Patterson; sons, Stan, Pete, Bobby and Charlie Brown all of Pelham; sisters, Flona Burnett, Pelham, Lotus Douglas, Tullahoma, Faye Woodall, Oak Grove; 13 grandchildren and

19 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Troy Smith officiating. Burial was in Warren Cemetery with Ravis Ashley, Justin Kilgore, Chad Hill, Wade Brown, Mackie Sanders, Barry Henderson and Kevin Woodall serving as pallbearers. On line condolences may be made at www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net.

Arrangements were made by Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, TN.