July 23, 2019

Katie-Lynn Doris Miller, age 17, passed away on July 23, 2019, at her home in Mt. Carmel, TN surrounded by her family and friends.

On June 28, 2002, a force of nature was born into this world, and our lives are forever changed by our beloved Katie-Lynn.  She inspired many along her life’s journey and brought immense joy to our world.  We will hold her light in our lives and her love in our hearts as we travel along this life without her.

Knowing that with a terminal illness, her life was to be lived to the fullest,  Katie’s family decided to travel across the United States in a bus that was converted into an RV by her father, experiencing many wonderful adventures together.  Some highlights of her life include a Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World, trips to Universal Studios and SeaWorld, zip-lining at Bay’s Mountain, completing a 2-mile hike at Gila Cliff Dwellings, sledding down the dunes at White Sands National Park, enjoying an airboat ride across the Florida everglades, and learni...

July 21, 2019

Phillip D. Price departed this life July 21, 2019, at Wellmont Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center. 

Funeral services for Mr. Price will be conducted Saturday, July 27, 2019, from Mt. Zion Tabernacle Church at 12 noon. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until the hour of service. Burial will follow at New Canton Cemetery. 

June 5, 2019

Mr. Timothy Waldrop departed this life on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born May 14, 1969, in Biloxi, Mississippi. He called Tennessee home for the past 5 years.

Timothy is survived by his fiancé, Jeannie Price; 3 sons, Chris Waldrop, John Waldrop, and Josh Waldrop; 3 grandchildren; father, Bob Waldrop; mother, Deborah Ketzal; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; and many other family members and friends that will love and miss him. 

May 27, 2019

Amos "Dune" Phillips, Jr., 52, departed this life Sunday, May 26, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his loving mother, Mary Carpenter and his father, Amos Phillips, Sr.

Amos "Dune" Phillips, Jr. graduated from Dobyns-Bennet High School in 1985. He lived his life for his family and friends, always offering to help someone out. He was a jack of all trades. Dune managed an apartment complex in Florida for several years. Dune knew how to fix anything he got his hands on.  He worked on heat pumps, small and large motors, and probably fixed half the cars in the downtown Kingsport area. Dune was known for “running” Kingsport in the 1990s and running his mouth in the 2000s. If you knew Dune you knew he had a story to tell. A great brother, friend, grandfather, and uncle he was loved by many, and respected by all who knew him. Dunes passing is a great loss to us all. 

To mourn his passing he leaves behind his children; Kaquana Bell, Mekos Bell, Amos Bell, Mr. and Mrs. Christophe...

May 22, 2019

Eugene A. Beatty, 53, went to be with Jesus on May 22, 2019.

Services for Mr. Beatty will be conducted Saturday May 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm from Clark Funeral Chapel, Kingsport, TN. The family will receive friends from 12 pm until the hour of service.

May 6, 2019

Mr. Robert Lewis Bunche, 83, departed this life on May 6, 2019, and went home to be with the Lord following a brief illness. Mr. Bunche, was born in North Carolina, on May 12, 1935.

He attended Douglas and Slater High Schools in the Bristol area. 

Robert Bunche served in the U.S. Air Force, from July 14, 1954, until May 11,  1962. He served as a radar technician, in the mechanic division. He received the National Service Medal, good conduct medal, and many other recommendations. 

Following his departure from the Air Force, he went to work for the United Telephone Systems, where he retired from after 30 years. 

Robert was a member of Disabled Veterans of America, Honor Guard, Chapter 40 Bristol, Tennessee.

Robert Bunche was a faithful member of Lee Street Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon and Treasurer for 35 years. He enjoyed singing with the Sanctuary Choir of Lee Street and the Tri-Cities Mass Choir. 

Robert Bunche was preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Bunche; father,...

May 3, 2019

Georgette Leona Hale was born in Kingsport, TN November 3, 1969, to Sharon Hale Comage and Don Juan Simonton. She lived in Castlewood, VA for a brief time, but her formative educational years were spent in Kingsport, graduating from Dobyns-Bennett High School. She lived in various states in her lifetime but returned to Kingsport, where she spent most of her life.

Georgette accepted the Lord as her personal Savior and talked about His goodness.  Although, her health was challenged due to her battle with diabetes, the love she had for Christ never faded. Through it all, she still continued to praise His Name. 

As her journey on this earth began to wind down, Georgette continued to fight the good fight.  Unfortunately, her work on this earth was done, so God let her rest from her labors the morning of Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 

She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Violet Davis and James Hale; paternal grandparents, James and Millie Simonton;  aunt, Conchita Simonton...

May 2, 2019

Timothy Ray Manuel departed this life Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 

April 21, 2019

Around noon on April 21, 2019, Alma Scott, was called home by her heavenly father. She was born on August 12, 1933, in Bristol, Virginia to the late James and Drucilla Hatcher.

Alma found the lord at a young age and served him until the last day of her life. She spent her life caring for her family and friends. She loved socializing and taking trips with her grandson and great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Lily Davis; her sons, Dennis and Vincent (Randy) Scott; her grandson, Barry Washington; her granddaughter, Adrian Scott; and her great-granddaughter, Cadence Harris. 

She is survived by her daughters, Tammy Milner and Kimberly Harris; her grandchildren Brandon and Cedric Harris, Zachary and Amelia Redford, Randi Morris, Octavius P. Hall, LeKeita Hall, Leslie and Desha Scott, and Vincent Scott Jr.; her great-grandchildren Kayleigh and Kylee Harris, Trevor Chapman,  Kiara Hall, Alexis Harris, Caden Camila and Enzo Redford, Octavius Hall, Riley Woodward, Amiyah a...

April 15, 2019

Today we celebrate the life of Maryland Louise Carter. The only child of the late Frances Eleanor Carter and John D. Carter.

As promised for acceptance and servitude, God granted her reprieve from this life on Saturday, April 13, 2019, and took her home to be next to him. Maryland accepted Christ into her heart many years ago at Harris Anderson A.M.E. Zion Church.

Much can be said about the life of Maryland, as she passed through life's stages one thing was constant. She did it her way. She lived life just the way she wanted to and her carefree spirit was a breath of fresh air and was contagious to anyone that came into contact with her. 

Maryland graduated from Douglas High School in Bristol, VA and attended Morristown College, Morristown TN.

Maryland was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, friend, and murder mystery buff. She was known best for her cooking skills. If you ever ate a piece of her famous fried chicken you understand why after the family processed she had departed...

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