SEYMOUR, Emmalene Champion, age 71 of Decherd, passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at Kindred Hospital in Chattanooga. A native of Franklin County, she was born on July 2, 1947, in Winchester to the late William Clarence and Virgie Ann (McKinney) Champion. Emmalene was employed for over 15 years at Wilson Sporting Goods before working and retiring from Airmark. She was an active member of the Greenhaw Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. Emmalene enjoyed baking and reading, as well as going to Gatlinburg and religious events and concerts. Most of all, she enjoyed being with her family, especially her grandchildren. A faithful, dedicated and loving lady, she will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, and MeMe. In addition to her parents, Emmalene was preceded in death by her siblings, Joseph “Joe Bill” Champion and Donald Champion and granddaughter, Savannah Moore. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Jerry Seymour of Decherd; children, Danielle (Jerry) Quick of Winchester, Kelley R. Moore of Hampton Cove, Alabama and Amber C. Seymour of Decherd; grandchildren, Levi (Bryanna) Ayres of Monroe, North Carolina, Amelia Grace Ayres of Tullahoma, Ava Moore of Hampton Cove, Alabama, Cooper Moore of Hampton Cove, Alabama, Scarlett Day Barnes of Decherd, Malaiya A’Mour Derrick of Decherd and Skyler Derrick of Tullahoma; sister-in-law, Bonnie Champion of Decherd; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Donald Gregory and Bro. Kevin Murphy officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave. NW, Winchester, TN 37398, 931-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.
BOYD, Pauline Steele, age 78 of Decherd, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville. She was born on Jan. 19, 1941, in Princeton, Alabama to the late Norman Steele and Esta (Jones) Steele Luttrell. Before her retirement, Pauline was employed for over 20 years as a supervisor at the Decherd-Franklin Company. She was a devoted and active member of the Gum Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Pauline enjoyed flower gardening and working word search puzzles, but most of all, sewing for her family. She loved her family, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and they will remember her for her gentle, caring nature. Pauline is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Marshall Boyd; son, Michael (Kathy) Boyd; daughter, Tammie (Michael) Gilliam; brother, Claude (Jeanette) Steele; grandchildren, Holly (Nathan) Luechauer, Justin (Amanda) Gilliam and Kasey (Aaron) Phillips; great-grandchildren, Eli Gilliam and Lucy Gilliam; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation was held on Saturday, June 1, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, June, 2, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. in the Moore-Cortner Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rocky Whray officiating. Interment followed in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester. Moore-Cortner Funeral Home, 300 First Ave NW, Winchester, TN 37398, (931)-967-2222, www.moorecortner.com.
HAYNES, James “Jim” Hollingsworth, age 79 of Elkton, Kentucky and formerly of Monteagle, passed away Thursday evening, May 30, 2019, at St. Thomas West in Nashville after a long-fought battle with lung disease. Jim was born on Nov. 23, 1939, in Pelham, a son of the late George Hobart and Mary Kennedy Haynes. He graduated from Grundy County High School in 1957 and married his wife, Juanita Lockhart Haynes on June 29, 1958. Together they have three daughters, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Throughout his life, Jim had worked as a TDOC prison guard and for Roadway Trucking in Tennessee and Pennsylvania. He also was a volunteer fireman. After his retirement he served as a police officer in Monteagle and later worked at Ray Judge’s Gun Shop in Cowan. Jim was preceded in death by a sister, Ella Frances Woosley; brothers, Heratio Prentice, George H., Charles Walter, John Watson and Larry Lewis Haynes. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; daughters and sons-in-law, Regina and Mark Thomas of Allensville, Kentucky, Kayla and Joseph Wheeler of Elkton, Kentucky and Vanessa and Steve Phipps of Coalmont; grandchildren, Mark, James and Shannon, Savannah and Alex, Victoria and Rebekah; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family received friends during visitation on Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 2 – 9 p.m. at Cumberland Funeral Home in Monteagle. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the Cumberland Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Danny Coffelt and Brother Freddie Harris officiating. Burial was in the Warren Cemetery in Pelham. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: The American Cancer Society. On line condolences and memories of Jim may be shared with the family at: www.cumberlandfuneralhome.net. Arrangements by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Ave. Monteagle, TN.
KING, Barbara Rosie Ann, 86, of Sewanee, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at her residence following an extended illness. Services were held Monday, June 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Sewanee Church of God. Interment followed in O' Dear Cemetery, in Sewanee. Grant Funeral Services in charge of
BOUTON, Barbara Ann Hereford, age 71, of Manchester, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at The Waters of Winchester. Services were held Friday, May 31, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services. Interment followed in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma. Grant Funeral Services in charge.
BILLS, Charles Jr., 64, Aug. 30, 1955—May 30, 2019.