Walter Elm Pearson, III, 33 of Bristol, VA, departed this life on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, in the comfort of his home. He was born July 5, 1988, in Abingdon, VA, to Debra Pearson and the late Walter Elm Pearson, Jr. He was preceded in death by his brother, James Alexander Jackson, and nieces, Tiarra Washington, Alexis Washington, and Jalyssa Broadwater. He was a graduate of Virginia High School. He is survived by his mother, Debra Pearson; brothers, Ephshia Blackwell of
Walter Elm Pearson, Jr., 71, of Bristol, VA, departed this life on Sunday, December 19, 2021, in the comfort of his home. He was born July 24, 1950, in Morganton, NC, to Walter Elm Pearson, Sr., and Irene Connely Pearson. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Earl Clinton Pearson; sister, Sandra Sue Lipford; daughter, Ruthie Tate Forney; sons, James Alexander Jackson and Walter Elm Pearson, III; and granddaughters, Tiarra Washington, Alexis Washington, and Jalyssa Bro
Jeremy Leon Williams, the son of Charlene "Mickie" Carnes and late Leon Williams was born on June 19, 1977, in Kingsport, Tennessee. Jeremy attended Dobyns-Bennett High School, where he was on the football team. He worked at Holliston Mills for 16 years as a machine operator. He loved playing video games and watching the 49ers. Jeremy leaves behind to treasure his memories his eight children, Blake Williams (son), Darin Malone (son), Jaren Williams (son), Arianna Maness (daug
Irene Elizabeth Wells departed this life on December 14, 2021, at Ballad Bristol Regional Medical Center Bristol, TN. Irene was born November 13, 1944, in Meadowview, Va., to her late parents, Isaac Coleman and Roxie Milliner Coleman. Irene was also preceded in death by her siblings, Mary (Hugh) Carter, Marvin “Red” Coleman, Jim Coleman, Bill Coleman, Evelyn (Frank) Campbell, Sarah (Glen) Gammon, and Dave Coleman; son-in-law, Robert Alan Leatherwood; and sister-in-law, Marge
On Monday, November 21, 1921, in McDonough, Georgia, a bundle of joy, Lillie Ruth, was born to Tom and Susie Thomas. Lillie is the 4th of eight children and was the last surviving of her siblings. She grew up in McDonough until she met and married James C. Turner. They were married on April 16, 1938, and were together until the passing of James C., February 25, 1990. In the early years of their marriage, James and Lillie moved from Georgia to New York City. With the persuasio
Kenneth Wayne Springs was born on May 27, 1960, to Kenneth and Louetta Springs Hall. He was better known to many as "Scat," a nickname given to him after his father's band, The Scat Cats. He attended Kingsport city schools and graduated from Dobyns Bennett high school in 1979. He then went to Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, on a full track scholarship. Scat moved to Nashville, TN, in 1986 to pursue a career in music and was able to find success. He was married 31
Ecclesiastes 3: To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be BORN…February 29, 1928 (Early childhood at Rotherwood Mansion under the ownership of John B. Dennis.) A time to DIE…December 2, 2021 A time to WEEP…Loved ones who preceded Jill in death: Parents, James and Inez Looney; Husband, Mack Henry Ellis and much beloved aunt, Hazel Stacy. A time to LOVE… Seven children left to mourn her loss: Dawnella Ellis (Tim Kyle) Robert (
Ruby Johnson departed this life Friday, November 26, 2021. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 1 pm from Eastern Heights Cemetery in Bristol, TN. The family will receive friends from 12 pm to 12:30 pm at the funeral home.