February 5, 2000
KINGSPORT — James Walker
‘‘Speedy’’ Davis, 60, 221 Mullins Street, died Saturday
afternoon (Feb. 5, 2000) at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center
after a period of declining health.
He was a lifelong resident of Sullivan County and a son of the late C.H.
and Rosa Mitchem Davis. He was a U.S. Army veteran and employed by AFG
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother,
Surviving are his loving wife of 32 years, Martha Compton Davis; two
sons, Brad Davis and Chad Davis, both of Kingsport; three sisters, Mrs.
A.M. (Pearl) Sherfey, Fall Branch, Mrs. Clyde (Mary) Munsey, Ohio, Mrs.
Jackie (Arlena) Free, Kingsport; four grandchildren, Jacob, Kaitlyn,
Hayleigh, Allaina Davis; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Funeral Home.
Services will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with the
Rev. Edgar Pierce officiating.
Graveside services and interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in East Lawn
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
March 27, 2012
Herschell Vance Davidson, Jr., 71 of
Kingsport passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at his home surrounded by
He was born October 3, 1940 in Elizabethton and was raised traveling
with his parents, as his dad was a minister with the Holston Methodist
Conference. He resided his adult life in Kingsport. He retired after 30
years service with Kingsport Fire Department and retired after 20 years
service with Southwest Security. He was past trustee of Aerie 3141 and
President of Aerie 3274, Fraternal Order of the Eagles.
He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Herschell and Eula
Davidson; son-in-law, Michael L. Hatton; grandparents; several aunts,
uncles and in laws.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ann Davidson of the home;
daughters, Karen Davidson Fandl, of the home, Cindy Davidson Hatton of
Kingsport, Donna Davidson of Kingsport; one very special granddaughter,
Kasi Ann Hatton, who was the light of his life; brother and best friend,
Dean Davidson; uncles, Bob Davidson of New York, Sid Davidson (Linda) of
Elizabethton; along with several in laws, nieces and nephews and a
special friend, Norris Morris.
He was loved by everyone who knew him. He will be missed each and every
day. He was the best husband, daddy, “gramps”, brother and friend to
all. He was a UT Vols enthusiast and NASCAR devotee. He loved time spent
with family and friends and was a loyal friend and would always reach
out to anyone. He had all his “girls” wrapped around his little
finger. He adored his beloved pets, Meyer and Oliver “Ollie”.
The family will receive friends from 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, March 29,
2012 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 520 Watauga Street.
A service will follow at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jack
A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012 at
Walnut Chapel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be
members of Kingsport Fire Department. Honorary pallbearers will be
Memorials may be sent to Kingsport Life Saving Crew, 1800 Crescent
Drive, Kingsport, TN, 37660 or Christian LaGuardia Phillips Cancer
Center, P.O. Box 238 Kingsport, TN, 37664
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the Davidson
Colleen Dean (Shriver)
December 29, 2009
Martha Colleen Dean Shriver, 68, of
Kingsport, passed away on Tuesday December 29, 2009 at Wellmont Holston
Valley Medical Center in Kingsport.
Colleen was a resident of Sullivan County, TN and lived in California
for 25 years. She previously taught school at Madison Elementary School.
Colleen was a charter member of Gravelly Baptist Church where she taught
Sunday school for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Grady Denver and Ermal Beuris
Dean; one sister; two brothers, Paul Dean and Frankie Dean.
Survivors include her husband of over 39 years, Jerry Roy Shriver, of
the home; daughter, Cheryl McLaughlin of Blountville, TN; son, Stephen
Shriver of Sacramento, CA; two grandchildren, Brittany McLaughlin and
Michael McLaughlin; three sisters, Patsy Riner and husband, Claude of
Kingsport, Nelda Carol Jessee and Leroy Jessee of Kingsport, Beotta
Cudebec and husband, Kim of Orlando, FL; brother, Harold Glenn Dean and
wife, Joan of Damascus, VA; sister in law, Earldean Dean of Kingsport;
along with several nieces and nephews.
A service will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, December 31, 2009 at
Gravelly Baptist Church, 500 Gravely Road, Kingsport, TN 37660 with
Pastor David Salley, officiating. Music will be provided by Terry
Bennett. The family will receive friends immediately after the service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Gravelly Baptist Church
(Building Fund) 500 Gravely Road, Kingsport, TN 37660
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the Shriver
January 31, 2010
KINGSPORT -- Wayne Dean, 69, of Mount
Carmel, passed away on Sunday (Jan. 31, 2010).
Mr. Dean served in the United States
Army. He worked Eastman Chemical Company for 32 years until his
retirement in 1993. His joy in life was his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Salina Hughes Dean and Isaac Penley Dean; brothers, Gale,
Jackie and Jimmy Dean; sister-in-law, Frances Dean.
Surviving are his wife of 44 years,
Patsy Dean; daughter, Kelly and husband, Jerry Robinson of Kingsport,
Tom Dean of Omaha, Nerb./ granddaughters, Marjorie, Stephanie and
Kimberly Dean of Omaha, Nebr. and Renee Robinson of Kingsport; sister,
Jo Jennings and husband, Bob and Wilma Bartley and husband Everett;
brothers, Richard Dean and wife Judy, Ray Dean and wife, Eula and
Lawrence Dean; sisters-in-law, Ella Dean, Joyce Dean and Ramona Dean,
all of Kingsport. Wayne is further survived by nieces, nephews and
Visitation will be held on Wednesday
from 5 to 7 p.m. at the J. Wayne Hamilton Memorial Chapel in the Oak
Hill Funeral Home.
A funeral service will follow at 7
In lieu of flowers, memorial
contributions may be sent to a charity of one's choice.
The staff of Oak Hill Funeral Home is
honored to serve the family of Mr. T. Wayne Dean.
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