Debra Benenati departed this life Monday, September 27, 2021. She was born on August 13, 1962, in Staten Island, New York. Debra was preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Syvertsen and Donna Lindsay Shea; father, Thomas Linsey; and great-nephew, Vincent Garcia, Jr. To cherish her memory Debra leaves behind her mother, Dorothy Messina; brother, Thomas Lindsey; children, Donald Kotsonis, Jr., Jolene Kotsonis, and Steven Kotsonis; grandchildren, Jason Kotsonis, Brooklyn Kots
Charles “Chuck” Loller passed away on September 25, 2021, at the age of 64. He was born on February 14, 1957, in Kingsport, TN. He was a graduate of Dobyns Bennett high school and was known to many in the community for his work as a football, basketball, and baseball referee. He will always be remembered for his unique sense of humor, kindness, and smiling face. He will be greatly missed. Chuck is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Alfred, II, and Lorraine Loller. He i
Brenda Greene departed this life Sunday, September 26, 2021. She was a graduate of Virginia High school. She went to Northeast State where she earned an associate's degree and East Tennessee State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in accounting. Brenda was preceded in death by her mother, Louise Whitley Johnson; two sisters, Debra and Valerie; and one brother, Kevin. Brenda is survived by her daughters, Iena Greene and Jeri Stewart; son, Melvin Underwood; f
Tina Johnson went to be with her Heavenly Father unexpectedly on September 18, 2021. She was 57. Tina was born in Orlando, Florida in 1963 and moved to Tennessee in 1975. Tina’s loves were her faith in God, her son Dustin, and rescuing dogs and cats. She is preceded in death by her son, Dustin, who passed in June of this year. Tina is survived by her parents, Roger and Joyce Trent; sister, Debbie (Sanford) Hileman; nephew, Bruce Trent; and great-niece, Abby Rose Trent. Tina h
Aaron André "Mickey" Rogers, 64, departed this life and went to his heavenly home on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at his residence. Mickey was born in Gate City, VA September 21, 1956. He attended Gate City High School, where he was an outstanding football player and a member of the 1974 State Champion team. After high school, he continued his football career at Virginia Tech. After returning to the area, Mickey worked at Bristol Compressors until his health started to decli
Ronald Artemus Johnson, Sr., age 83, Gray, Tennessee, transitioned peacefully on September 10, 2021. Ron was born on August 3, 1938, in Russell County, Virginia. He attended high school in Columbus, Ohio, received a Bachelors's degree in Science from Shenandoah University in 1983, and was awarded a Master's of Science magna cum-laude in 1985 from Colorado State University in Boulder, Colorado. Ron served in the United States Army as a Communications Specialist for four years.
Thomas Leonard Washington was born September 7, 1951, in Bristol Virginia to Oscar Washington and Anna Mae Washington. He had nine siblings James Washington, Diana Hale (deceased), Kenneth Washington, Katherine Harrington, Jennifer Washington (deceased), Cynthia Hounshell (deceased), Donald Washington, and Ada Washington as well as several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. He had six children Lynn Lovell, Christopher Washington, Arman Washington, Antoine Washin
William Johnny “Jose” Banner Jr. left this world on September 5, 2021, in Kingsport, TN at the age of 49. He was a transplant of Wallace, LA. Jose nourished those around him with his kind heart, joyful spirit, and infectious laughter everywhere he went from Chicago to Tennessee. Jose was happiest cooking his favorite Louisiana dishes with his special Jose twist and loved to tell you about his cooking conquests, step by step. He reveled in the simple pleasure of sharing good t