RUST, ANTHONY, GORDON, age 61, of Maryville, passed away March 9, 2015 at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was born in Vancouver, WA on April 12, 1953. He attended the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville and the State Technical Institute at Knoxville. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Maryville and formerly active in the Blount County Sister City Organization. In his varied career, he worked as a musician, carpenter, electrician, building contractor, AutoCAD designer in the automotive industry, and property master at HGTV. He loved music and mountains, animals and art, woodworking and chess and trucks. He was an enthusiastic four-wheeler who enjoyed everything related to automotive mechanics and design. Above all, he was a loving and much loved husband, son, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ambrose Ganaway and Virginia Alexander Rust; son, Matthew Aaron Rust; his mother-in-law, Martha Humber Porter; and daughter-in-law, Jennifer Ottlinger Rust.
His survivors include his wife, Melinda Porter Rust of Maryville; son and daughter-in-law, Andrew Byron and Erin Phillippi Rust; grandson, Jacob Aaron Rust; granddaughter, Magdalene Jane Rust, all of Chattanooga; sister, Claudia L. Rust, of Maryville; sister and brother-in-law, Virginia L. and John E. Bleazey of Maryville; sister and brother-in-law, Monica L. and The Rev. Douglas M. Ogden of Whitehall, MI; father-in-law, Edwin James Porter of Maryville; sister-in-law, Mary Martha Porter of Maryville; brother-in-law and wife, James Humber and Nancy Bostock Porter of Nashville; numerous beloved nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. A memorial service was held March 28 at the First United Methodist Church of Maryville. Memorial gifts may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Maryville Music Fund, 804 Montvale Station Road, Maryville, TN 37803, or to the animal welfare organization of your choice. Arrangements were made by McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, Maryville, TN.
KELLEY, JUDY, ANN, age 69, of Palmer, passed away Monday March 30, 2015 at the home of her daughter with her family at her side. She was co-owner of Kelley’s Grocery and Hardware in Palmer. She was born in Palmer, on December 5, 1945 to Ben Jr. and Jessie Tate Morrison who preceded her in death along with her infant sister, Debbie Marie Morrison; brothers, Lannie David, Billy Clark, Jimmy Bob Sr. and Danny ” Muzzy” Morrison; great-grandchild, Charlea Rue Hope Meeks. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Kelley; daughter, Sandy (James Allen) Coffelt; sons, Tom “Cat” and Darin Rankin, Andy Kelley; sisters, Betty (Charles) Floyd, Susan Diane Layne, Laura Ellen Wilson and Carol (Bobby) Stewart; brothers, Jack (Joyce) and Jeff “Rabbit” (Kyra) Morrison; 10 grandchildren, Kristen, Drake, Chris, Chase, Tyler, Jessie, Shelby, Avery, Leandra and Jacob; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Ministers, Dennis Rollins and Ronnie Partin officiating. Burial followed in the Palmer Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.
LOCKHART, MARGARET, MCCUTHEON, age 78, of Altamont, passed away Saturday March 28, 2015 at her home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She was born in Madison County, Alabama to Merzy and Lillian Greene McCutcheon who preceded her in death along with her husband, John Willie Lockhart and a brother William Claude McCutcheon; She is survived by her daughters, Karen Myers, Murfreesboro and Kathy Davis of Panama City Beach, FL; sons, Keith (Gail) Lockhart, Marietta, GA, Kenneth (Kelly) Lockhart, Murfreesboro, Karl (Myra) Lockhart, Randolph, AL.; brother, Edward (Charlene) McCutcheon, Oxford, Michigan; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Micah Roberts officiating. Burial followed in the Altamont Cemetery. Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.