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Obituaries 9-18-14

Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 8:59 am

SHRUM, HOWARD, E., “SONNY”,age 76, of Rossville, passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014.  He was born in Palmer, Tennessee on March 23, 1938 to Howard W. and Opal Crabtree Shrum who preceded him in death along with his wife, Doris Maddox Shrum; son, Steven M. Shrum; brother, Franklin “Pinky” Shrum; sister, Pauline Clifton. He is survived by his sons, Jason and his companion, Melinda, Eddie, Robbie, Johnny and Brian Shrum; brothers, Jerry (Ann) Shrum; sisters, Brenda (Floyd) Jones, Anita Patsy Layne, Billie Faye (Leo) Boggess, Carolyn Ann (Larry) Hawkins and Nancy (Frank) Weiss; 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Benji Goins and Judge Winston Webb officiating and burial followed in the Palmer Cemetery.

Arrangements made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.

 

MEEKS, HARVIE, EDWARD, “SONNY”,age 74, of Gruetli-Laager, passed away Friday September 12, 2014.  He was retired from Gentry Steel in Chattanooga.  He was  born in Pelham, Tennessee February 12, 1940 He was preceded in death by his father, Alvin Jack Meeks; wife, Mary Elizabeth Garner Meeks; daughter-in-law, Juanell Meeks; granddaughter, Jennie Cea Rollins; great grandchildren, Wyatt and Kylie. He is survived by his mother, Ellen Magouirk Meeks; sons, Randy and Leon (Katie) Meeks; daughter, Marlon Greene (Phillip) Rollins; sisters, Jo Sanders, Ruth Prince and Margaret Fulmer; brother, Dean Meeks; grandchildren, Kyle, Ashlon, Christopher and Matthew; great grandchildren, Aiden, Skylar, Bryson and Braden. Funeral were held  Sunday September 14, 2014 in the funeral home chapel with Ministers Micah Sturm and Ronnie Partin officiating and burial followed in the Palmer Cemetery.

Arrangements made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.

 

SALYERS, DARLENE, SUE, age 63, of Tracy City, TN passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. She was a native of Springfield, Ohio and was preceded in death by her parents, Landon Howard and Alka Thompson Howard; daughter, Karen Salyers; brother, Ricky Howard; sister, Connie Angel; granddaughter, Ravin Salyers.

She is survived by her companion, Tim Morgan; sons, Roger and Timothy Salyers; daughter, Tammy Salyers; brothers, Larry, John, Richard, Lewie, Bob and Russell; sister, Betty; 5 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held Monday, September 15, at Burns Cemetery in Sequatchie, TN. The Reverend Ben Curtis officiated. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

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

 

CURTIS, DARRELL, GREGORY, age 63, of Tracy City, TN passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014, in Harton Regional Hospital in Tullahoma. He was born in Sewanee, a son of the late James Mitchell Curtis and Pauline Keel Curtis, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Gayle Pintye; sisters, Sylvia Posner and Linda Gail Curtis.

Survivors include his wife, Debra Hampton Curtis; son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Tiffany Curtis; daughters, Christie Curtis Laws and Valerie Curtis of Mountain City; brother, James Ray Curtis; sisters, Frances Ruth Sherman, AZ, Pam Jacqus and Jan Collins both of IL; mother-in-law, Betty Hampton; grandchildren, Hampton, Whitney, Matthew, Alexis and Haylee; great-grandchildren, Skylar, Ben and Brantley; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jim Caldwell and Jimmy King officiating. Burial followed in the Orange Hill Cemetery. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

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

 

KING, TIMOTHY, JACOB, “VOO DOO”,age 49, of Tracy City passed away Sunday September, 14, 2014, in Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Sewanee. He was a construction worker and was preceded in death by his mother, Esther Wood; grandparents, Marion and Equilla Shrum, aunt, Rosie King, brothers, Joseph King and Joel King; sister, Shirley Humphrey.

Survivors include his daughter, April Dawn Doss (Darrell Tobitt); grandchildren, Kylie Desiree Tobitt and April Beth Tobitt; girlfriend, Katina Needham; aunts, Mary Frances Hartline, Dorothy Martin, Katherine Calhoun, Lois Doss, Naomi Hall, Argie Moore, Rebecca Bell; uncles, Sam Shrum, Paul Shrum and Ancil Shrum.

Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Fall creek Cemetery. On line condolences may be made at www.fosterlayfuneralhome.net.

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

 

WISE, FREDERICK, D., age 71, of Tullahoma, TN passed away at his home, Sunday September 14, 2014. He was a member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus in Tullahoma and was a US Army veteran. He was born in Harvey, Illinois on March 8, 1943 to John D. and Lizzie Smith Wise who preceded him in death along with his wife, Julie Wise mother of the Zarantenello children; son, Reno Zarantenello; daughter of Peggy, Bobbie Kay Keel. He is survived by his wife, Peggy White Wise; daughters, Lona (Roger) Esparsa and Kelli (Chris) Johnson of Illinois, Lisa Long, Alabama, Karen Gilbert, Illinois, Donna Chmicklak, Texas and Joan Zarantenello, Michigan; sons, Ronald and Mario Zarantenello; brother, James (Gerry) Wise, Indiana; a host of grandchildren,  great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Minister Joe Hill officiating with burial to follow in the White Cemetery, Palmer, TN with military honors provided by the Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard.  Visitation: 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesday at Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations toward funeral expenses.

Arrangements made by Layne Funeral Home, Palmer, TN.