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Obituaries 7-31-14

Posted on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 11:21 am

MILNER, JOSEPH, HARTWELL, SR., age 86, of Sewanee, TN, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Southern Tennessee Health Services at Sewanee. He was born in Flintville, Tennessee, a son of the late Oscar Allen and Ethel Blake Milner and was preceded in death by grandsons, Timothy and Matthew Milner; brother, Allen Milner.
He was a well-known businessman and banker in Monteagle for many years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, a member of Morton Memorial United Methodist Church, Summit Lodge#497 F. & A.M. and Al Menah Shrine.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi Frost Milner; children, Joe Milner, Jr. (Rita), Anne (Jerry) Sitz, Steven (Debra) Milner, Joshua Boone (Beverly) Milner, John Clea (Teresa) Milner; grandchildren, Edward, Angela, April, Casey, Clea, Anna, Josh, Sarah, Rachel, Joe, III, and Boone.
A memorial service was held Sunday, July 27 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Amanda Diamond officiating.
Burial of ashes followed in Eastern Star Cemetery.
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Arrangements were made by Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, TN.

HOLLON, CHARLES, O., “BONES,” JR., passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Trevecca Health Care Center in Nashville. He was a native of Jackson, Kentucky and had recently moved to Monteagle. He was a retired truck drive and was a son of the late Charles O. Harlon Sr. and Minnie Mae Morris Hollon.
Survivors include a son, Charles D. Hollon, Tracy City; daughters, Vera Ann Scott, Delphi, Ind. and Betty Jean Hollon, Oklahoma City, OK.
Funeral services were private.
Arrangements were made by Foster and Lay Funeral Home of Tracy City, TN.

FITCH, DOUGLAS, 72, died Monday, July 28, 2014 at a Sewanee, Tennessee hospital. He was a US Army veteran and was born in Altamont on May 31, 1942 to Floyd and Ollie Fay Sanders Fitch who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jean Turner Fitch; daughter, Lisa (James) Anderson; son, Lee Doug Fitch (Sherry Davenport); brothers, Wilfred (Marie) Fitch, Cohutta, GA, Chester (Mae) Fitch, Altamont; sisters, Etheline Hobbs, Altamont, Lorene Barrett, Altamont, Pauline Wellman, Morrison and Cathy Walker, Centertown; grandchildren, Brandon and Jade Anderson.
Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, July 31 at the Altamont Cemetery with Minister Wayne Norris officiating.
Arrangements were made by Layne Funeral Home, Altamont, TN.