Mrs. Azarene Springs departed this life Saturday November 16, 2019 at Ballad Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services for Azarene Springs will be conducted Saturday, November 23, 2019, at 1 pm from Everflowing Well Church, Bristol, TN. The family will receive friends from 12 pm until the hour of service. Burial will follow at High Point Cemetery, Abingdon, VA.
Virginia Hill departed this life Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Ballad Holston Valley Medical Center.
Funeral services for Virginia Hill will be conducted Friday, November 22, 2019, at 12pm from Clark Funeral Chapel, Kingsport, TN. The family will receive friends from 11am until the time of service. The burial will follow at The Department of Veterans Affairs V.A. National Cemetery, Mt. Home, TN.
Kathryn Williams, age 71, passed away October 22, 2019, at her home following a lengthy illness.
She attended Douglass High school and graduated from Virginia High school in 1966. She was a dedicated full-time mother for her children until they left home. At which time she entered the workforce and was employed by Sears until her retirement. She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church.
Kathryn was preceded in death by her father, Henry Pace; mother, Tecora Pace; and her eldest son, David Williams.
To cherish her memory she leaves her husband of 51 years, Richard Williams Jr.; son, Scott Williams (Patty); daughter, Angela Grant (Benny); grandchildren, Jaylen, Bree, Alexia, Bryson, and Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren, Jaylene and Nasyia; and brothers, William Pace and Henry Pace; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank her neighbors, friends, and nurses, for their prayers and support during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations a...
Mrs. Kathy Dianne Collins made her transition from Ballard Holston Valley Hospital into the presence of the Lord on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. She was born, October 6, 1954, in Rogersville, Tennessee to the late Carrie Mae and Lewis Rogers. She was the second of five children.
Kathy matriculated the public school system in Tennessee graduating from Rogersville High School in 1972. After graduation, she briefly attended Knoxville College soon deciding to enter the workforce and pursue a career in the field of Security. She diligently ensured the safety of youth while on this career path but soon heeded a greater passion in the medical field. She became a Certified Nurse Assistant fulfilling the call to care for others and faithfully served in that capacity until retirement in 2009.
On July 2, 1972, Kathy married the love of her life, Mr. Howard Thomas Collins, Sr. Two children were born of this union, Ba’ylon and Howard III. Kathy also embraced Howard II, Theresa, and Ebony and loved them...
Terry Russell Goins was born December 30, 1950, in Mountain City, Tennessee and made his transition to be with his heavenly father September 20, 2019.
Terry joined the United States Army a few years after graduating from Bristol Tennessee High School. He was stationed in Germany for the majority of his military tenure. After leaving the army he worked as a factory worker for several companies and before retirement, he was working as a custodian for the Washington D.C. Veteran Affairs Medical Center. He was a lover of music, sports, and his family.
He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Robert Goins and two brothers, William Folk and James Goins.
Terry is survived by his mother Mary Wellington, three sisters; Darlene Payne (Michael), Deborah Goins, and Ewina Goins Vann; and two brothers, Paul (Jean) and Charles J. Goins. Terry also leaves three children; two sons, Dana and Daron, and daughter, Ternette. Additional survivors include four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, speci...
George E. Dawson, age 97, of Bristol, was called to be with the Lord on August 15, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee and was the thirteenth of fourteen children born to the union of Walter Ed and Minnie Dawson.
He was a faithful member of John Wesley United Methodist Church, Bristol, VA., and taught 36 years in the Bristol Virginia Public Schools at Douglass High School and Virginia Middle School.
He was preceded in death by his parents, eleven brothers and one sister.
To cherish his memory he leaves his loving, caring and devoted wife of 66 years, Ireta Dawson; two daughters, Carroll (LeeVon) Allen and Georgia (Ron) Carmichael; two grandchildren, George (Nakeshia) Allen and Katie Allen; one sister, Ida Austin (106); nieces, nephews, relatives and friends including very special friends, John and Drucilla Hogans, Millie Saunders, Brazil Dukes, Marvin and Sue Biedleman, and Dewey and Kelli Spiva.
The homegoing celebration for Mr. Dawson will be conducted fr...