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March 28, 1998
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn.
-- Rev. Gary D. Bishop, died Saturday (March 28, 1998) at his residence.
- Paul R. "Mr. B" Blankenbeckler, 65, went to be with the Lord
on July 27, 2007 at Holston Valley Medical Center.
was born Oct. 19, 1941 in Sullivan County. He was a member of West
View Missionary Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School and
Bible School. He graduated from Lynn View High School and ETSU. “Mr.
B” retired from Sullivan County Board of Education in 2004 having
taught at Sullivan Elementary.
was a veteran of the USMC and was an avid UT football fan, loved the
outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his sons and grandsons.
was preceded in death by his father, Ezra "Red" Blankenbeckler;
his mother, Cora Lee Blankenbeckler; and his brother, Billy
is survived by his wife and caregiver, Louise Blankenbeckler, of the
home; two sons, Robin Blankenbeckler and
Wayne Blankenbeckler and wife, Sis; one daughter, Karen
Mullins and husband, Beeler; two granddaughters, Heather Russell and
husband, Jason and Beth Blankenbeckler; two grandsons, Dustin Blankenbeckler
and Beeler Mullins; one sister, Linda Humphreys and husband, Eddie;
and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
will be held at West View Baptist Church, 1037 Fairview Ave., on Monday
from 5 to7p.m.
will follow immediately after with the Pastor Mike Stout officiating.
will be by Hugh Severs.
graveside services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. conducted by the
American Legion Hammond post # 3
and Gate City post # 265, in Oak Hill Memorial Park, Garden of The
will be James Penley, Richard Adams, Dwayne Austin, Jerry Murrell, Terry
Begley, Delmar Gillenwater and Ronnie McPherson.
pallbearers will be Linda Holloway and Martha Frizzell.
family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made
to West View Missionary Baptist Church, 1037 Fairview Avenue,
Kingsport, Tenn. 37660 or to Sullivan Elementary School; 209 Rosemont
Avenue, Kingsport, Tenn. 37660.
An online guest registry
may be signed at http://oakhillmemorialpark.com.
January 24, 1984
-- Jay D. Burchette, 43, 113 Arley St., Bridwell Heights; died at 1.1 p.m.
Monday at his home of on apparent heart attack.
in Scott County, Vo., he had resided in Kingsport most of his life and was
an, employee of Tennessee Eastman Co. where he was foreman in the Coal
was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of the Loyal Order of the
Moose Kingsport Lodge #972.
was also a member of the Baptist church.
ore his wife, Sharron Cannoy Burchette, Kingsport; two daughters, Mrs.
Mike (Karen) Cassell and Lisa Burchette, both of Kingsport; a grandson;
two brothers, Richard C. Burchette and G. Wayne Burchette, both of
Kingsport; and grandmothers, Mrs., Nannie Payne, Kingsport and Mrs.
Lelia Burchette, Pattonsvtlle, Va.
was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar C., Jr.
and Grace Burchette.
may call from 7-9 tonight at Hamlett-Dobson funeral Home downtown chapel.
will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Gravely Baptist Church with the
Rev. Ralph Crawford and the Rev.
will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.